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Ana Londergan
Ana R Londergan, Thomas E Seidel, Lawrence D Matthysse, Ed C Lee: Method and apparatus for flexible atomic layer deposition. Genus, Blakley Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 14, 2005: US06905547 (36 worldwide citation)

An apparatus with a processing chamber subjects a substrate to atomic layer deposition and deposits a film layer. The processing chamber includes at least a first gas switching port. A gas switching manifold is coupled to the processing chamber and configured to mix reactants with a neutral carrier ...


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Charles Szmanda
Charles R Szmanda, Peter Trefonas III, Richard C Hemond, Mark S Thirsk, Leo L Linehan, Anthony Zampini: Method and system for recycling materials. Shipley Company L L C, Marisa J Dubuc, S Matthew Cairns, June 14, 2005: US06907432 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for recycling raw materials from a plurality waste streams generated by waste stream providers and includes a waste stream monitoring module for monitoring the plurality of waste streams and determining an amount of reusable raw materials contained in each of the plur ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Richard Vickers: Burst switching in a high capacity network. Nortel Networks, June 14, 2005: US06907002 (26 worldwide citation)

At a master controller of a space switch in a node in a data network, a request is received from a source node that requests a connection to be established through the space switch. This request is compared to other such requests so that a schedule may be established for access to the space switch. ...


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Jeffrey S Swayze, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a firing mechanism having a linked rack transmission. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 14, 2005: US06905057 (826 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...


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Charles McElfresh, Paul Mineiro, Michael Radford: Method and system for optimum placement of advertisements on a webpage. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 14, 2005: US06907566 (552 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placement of graphical objects on a page to optimize the occurrence of an event associated with such objects. The graphical objects might include, for instance, advertisements on a webpage, and the event would include a user clicking on that ad. The page includes positions fo ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, John H Shadduck: Jaw structure for electrosurgical instrument. Surgrx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Joel M Harris Patent Agent, June 14, 2005: US06905497 (519 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical medical device for creating thermal welds in engaged tissue that provides general grasping and dissecting functionality. In an exemplary embodiment, at least one jaw of the instrument defines a tissue engagement plane carrying electrosurgical energy delivery means. The jaw assembl ...


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Lily Ka Lai Cheng, James Westwood Hay, Pilgrim Giles William Beart: Contact-less power transfer. Splashpower, Garvey Smith Nehrbass & Doody L L C, Seth M Nehrbass, June 14, 2005: US06906495 (311 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transferring power does not require direct electrical conductive contacts. There is provided a primary unit having a power supply and a substantially laminar surface having at least one conductor that generates an electromagnetic field when a current flows therethrough and ha ...


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John Jeffrey Haswell, Robert J Young, Kevin Schramm: Language-driven interface for an automated testing framework. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, June 14, 2005: US06907546 (311 worldwide citation)

To test the functionality of a computer system, automated testing may use an automation testing tool that emulates user interactions. A database may store words each having a colloquial meaning that is understood by a general population. For each of these words, the database may store associated com ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and method of making the same. Kinamed, Greenberg Traurig, Christopher Darrow Esq, June 14, 2005: US06905514 (278 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a 5 device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device f ...


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Yossi Gross, Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen: Electrode assembly for nerve control. Biocontrol Medical, Darby & Darby, June 14, 2005: US06907295 (250 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for applying current to a nerve. A cathode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a cathodic longitudinal site of the nerve and to apply, a cathodic current to the nerve. A primary inhibiting anode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a primary anodal longitudinal site of ...