Bruno Marchand, Bertrand Bauvir: Device and method for regulating intensity of beam extracted from a particle accelerator. Ion Beam Applications, Merchant & Gould P C, March 29, 2005: US06873123 (131 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a device (10) for regulating the intensity of a beam extracted from a particle accelerator, such as a cyclotron, used for example for protontherapy, said particles being generated from an ion source. The invention is characterized in that it comprises at least: a comparator (9 ...

Michael C Murray, Paul R Erickson, Oliver G Fisher, Suryanarayanan V Raman, Michael J Hopcroft: Architectures for and methods of providing network-based software extensions. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 29, 2005: US06874143 (129 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for network-based or Internet-based software delivery are described. In one embodiment, an application program or software platform resides on a client. The program or platform is configured so that it is extensible based on software extensions that are deliverable over a network ...

Kenneth Kay Smith, Andrew VanBrocklin, Peter Fricke, Frederick A Perner, Kenneth James Eldredge: Memory device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 29, 2005: US06873543 (126 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a memory device. In one embodiment, the memory device comprises an array of memory cells configured to provide resistive states, a read circuit configured to sense the resistive states and a resistor. The resistor is configured to provide a resistance to ...

James P Hearn: Sternum fixation device. Jones Day, March 29, 2005: US06872210 (123 worldwide citation)

A sternum fixation device for securing parts of a sternum includes first and second removably associated plates. The first plate has an upper surface and a sternum-contacting surface, and at least one hole passing through both of these surfaces for receiving a fastener head. The second plate has at ...

Jayesh R Bhakta, Robert S Pauley Jr: Arrangement of integrated circuits in a memory module. Netlist, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 29, 2005: US06873534 (122 worldwide citation)

Integrated circuits utilizing standard commercial packaging are arranged on a printed circuit board to allow the production of 1-Gigabyte and 2-Gigabyte capacity memory modules. A first row of integrated circuits is oriented in an opposite orientation to a second row of integrated circuits. The inte ...

Mahyar Z Kermani: Determination of sample volume adequacy in biosensor devices. LifeScan, Carol M LaSalle, Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 29, 2005: US06872298 (120 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for determining whether a volume of biological sample is adequate to produce an accurate analyte concentration measurement. Certain such systems and methods provide the additional function of compensating for a sample volume determined to be less than adequate in ord ...

C Kenneth Miller, Thomas Andresen, Thomas Gardner, Craig Michelson, Kenneth Cates, Marc White, Kary Robertson: System and method for sending packets over a computer network. The Fantastic Corporation, Darby & Darby, March 29, 2005: US06873627 (120 worldwide citation)

The benefits of a multicast-enabled network are realized by a flexible, easy to deploy, software-based solution that does not require reconfiguring of network routers. Systems and methods that implement this solution can perform as follows. A packet is received that was sent by a sender to at least ...

Robert J Anderson, Louis A Stilp, Matthew L Ward: Multiple pass location processor. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, March 29, 2005: US06873290 (119 worldwide citation)

A multiple pass location processing method, for use in a wireless location system (WLS), comprises identifying a received transmission as requiring multiple pass location processing whereby the WLS produces a first, lower quality location estimate and then subsequently produces a second, higher qual ...

Masaki Sato, Susumu Inoue: Information processing system. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, March 29, 2005: US06872139 (118 worldwide citation)

When setting (changing) a reception mode in a receiving unit 40, a CPU 62 issues a reception mode command to the receiving unit 40. Having received the command, a serial interface 53 writes the command to a command buffer 52. A protocol controller 50 analyzes the command which has been written to th ...

Sohrab Mansouri, Vasile Cosofret, Clarke Xu: Analytical instruments, biosensors and methods thereof. Instrumentation Laboratory Company, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, March 29, 2005: US06872297 (116 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical sensor system and membrane and method thereof for increased accuracy and effective life of electrochemical and enzyme sensors.