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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Arthuer J Pitera: Coplanar integration of lattice-mismatched semiconductor with silicon via wafer bonding virtual substrates. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gauthier & Connors, August 9, 2005: US06927147 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of bonding lattice-mismatched semiconductors is provided. The method includes forming a Ge-based virtual substrate and depositing on the virtual substrate a CMP layer that forms a planarized virtual substrate. Also, the method includes bonding a Si substrate to the planarized virtual substr ...


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James A Baker, Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical instrument. SurgRx, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, August 9, 2005: US06926716 (611 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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Gary W King: Apparatus for blocking activation of tissue or conduction of action potentials while other tissue is being therapeutically activated. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, William J Klein, Stephen W Bauer, August 9, 2005: US06928320 (234 worldwide citation)

A desired effect is produced by therapeutically activating tissue at a first site within a patient's body and a corresponding undesired side effect is reduced by blocking activation of tissue or conduction of action potentials at a second site within the patient's body by applying high frequency sti ...


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Bomy Chen: Memory device with discrete layers of phase change memory material. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, August 9, 2005: US06927410 (232 worldwide citation)

A phase changing memory device, and method of making the same, that includes programmable memory material disposed between a pair of electrodes. The programmable memory material includes discrete layers of phase change material, separated by conductive interface layers, that exhibits relatively stab ...


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Euljoon Park, Steve Koh, Gene A Bornzin: Stimulation device for sleep apnea prevention, detection and treatment. Pacesetter, August 9, 2005: US06928324 (217 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac stimulation device comprises a metabolic demand sensor, an activity sensor, and one or more pulse generators. The metabolic demand sensor and activity sensor can sense metabolic demand and physical activity parameters, respectively. The pulse generators can generate cardiac pa ...


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James Xanthos, Mark McDowell, Graham Stead, Joseph Khalil, David Helinski, Joseph Kitchell: Method and system for measuring data quality of service in a wireless network using multiple remote units and a back end processor. Telephia, Roberts Abokhair & Mardula, August 9, 2005: US06928280 (205 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a method and system for measuring data quality of service in a wireless network using multiple peripatetic (i.e. mobile) and/or stationary, unattended, position, and performance instruments (PUPPIs) that are remotely controlled by a back end processor. In some embo ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, John Flynn: Curved dilator and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, August 9, 2005: US06926728 (204 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to a dilator with a curved tip. The curved tip is machined through a specific range of diameters so that a physician can establish the diameter of the opening with the dilator inserted. The angle of the dilator also allows the physician to access the interspin ...


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Dan Verser, Tim Eggeman: Process for producing ethanol. Zea Chem, Sheridan Ross P C, August 9, 2005: US06927048 (200 worldwide citation)

A process for producing ethanol including a combination of biochemical and synthetic conversions results in high yield ethanol production with concurrent production of high value coproducts. An acetic acid intermediate is produced from carbohydrates, such as corn, using enzymatic milling and ferment ...


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Dipankar Pramanik, Michael Sanie: Selectively applying resolution enhancement techniques to improve performance and manufacturing cost of integrated circuits. Numerical Technologies, Park Vaughan & Fleming, August 9, 2005: US06928635 (191 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that applies resolution enhancement techniques (RETs) selectively to a layout of an integrated circuit. Upon receiving the layout of the integrated circuit, the system identifies a plurality of critical regions within the layout based on an a ...


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Joseph S Stam, Jon H Bechtel, Spencer D Reese, John K Roberts, William L Tonar, G Bruce Poe, Douglas J Newhouse: System for controlling exterior vehicle lights. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, James E Shultz Jr, August 9, 2005: US06928180 (168 worldwide citation)

A system and method of automatically controlling exterior vehicle lights includes an image sensor and a controller to generate control signals. The control signals are derived based on information obtained from the image sensor as well as other detected parameters pertaining to the detected light so ...



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