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Eb Eshun
Anil K Chinthakindi, Ebenezer E Eshun: Thin film resistor with current density enhancing layer (cdel). International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Pressner PC, August 17, 2006: US20060181388-A1

A thin film resistor device and method of manufacture includes a layer of a thin film conductor material and a current density enhancing layer (CDEL). The CDEL is an insulator material adapted to adhere to the thin film conductor material and enables the said thin film resistor to carry higher curre ...


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Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Fabienne Desdevises, Stephanie Serreau, Damien Vitry, Wataru Ueda: Method for production acrylic acid from propane. Buchanan Ingersoll PC, August 17, 2006: US20060183941-A1

The invention concerns a method for producing acrylic acid from propane, which consists in passing a gas mixture including propane, water, vapour, and optionally an inert gas and/or molecular oxygen, on a catalyst of formula (I): Mo1VaSbbNbcSidOx, wherein: a ranges between 0.006 and 1, inclusively; ...


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Nagaya Yasuhiro: Stapling instrument. Johnson & Johnson Kabushiki Kaisha, Nagaya Yasuhiro, TAZAWA Hiroaki, August 17, 2006: WO/2006/085389 (149 worldwide citation)

To provide a stapling instrument for cutting and suturing body tissue, configured to ensure returning cam bars and a staple firing lever to their initial position. The stapling instrument is provided with: a body portion 3 having an operating portion 40 having a closing lever 40, a staple firing lev ...


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Yamashita Junichi, Uchino Katsuhide: Pixel circuit, display device, and driving method therefor. Sony, August 17, 2006: JP2006-215213 (104 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a pixel circuit capable of canceling the influence of mobility of a drive transistor.SOLUTION: The drive transistor Trd supplies an output current to a light emitting element EL according to an input voltage Vgs for a predetermined light emitting period. The light em ...


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Yamagashiro Hisashi, Maniwa Toru, Kai Manabu: Meander line antenna. Fujitsu, August 17, 2006: JP2006-217000 (103 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a meander line antenna the conductor pattern of which is formed in a meandered manner that can simply be adapted to a desired frequency band.SOLUTION: The meander line antenna formed by folding back the conductor pattern of a fold-back dipole antenna in a meandered m ...


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Matsueda Akira: Ultrasonic actuator driving unit and ultrasonic actuator driving method. Olympus, August 17, 2006: JP2006-217716 (91 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an ultrasonic actuator driving unit which can drive an ultrasonic actuator, detecting the resonance frequency of its oscillator accurately while restraining manufacture cost, using a signal of a rectangular wave as a drive signal, and is consequently efficient, and i ...


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Nathan Arokia, Chaji Reza G: Driving circuit for current programmed organic light-emitting diode displays. Ignis Innovation, Nathan Arokia, Chaji Reza G, HARRIS John D, August 17, 2006: WO/2006/084360 (75 worldwide citation)

A load driving circuit for a load having a parasitic capacitance associated therewith is provided. The load being current programmed. The driving circuit has a data line having a voltage controlling the load, a feedback loop having a lowpass filter for monitoring the voltage of the data line; and a ...


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Goodnow Timothy T, He Lei: Rf tag on test strips, test strip vials and boxes. Therasense, Goodnow Timothy T, He Lei, SMITH Andrew V, August 17, 2006: WO/2006/086423 (69 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitoring system, includes a glucose sensor strip or package of strips. The strip includes a substrate and a glucose monitoring circuit that has electrodes and a bodily fluid application portion of selected chemical composition. An antenna is integrated with the glucose sensor strip. A RF ...


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Yoneda Toshiyuki, Nai Yasuto: Surface light source device and method for manufacturing the same. Mitsubishi Electric, August 17, 2006: JP2006-216569 (66 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surface light source device having high display quality, and provide a method for manufacturing such a high quality surface light source device at a low cost.SOLUTION: The surface light source device having at least one light source 1 and a plate-like light guide p ...


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Nielsen Preben: A medical apparatus with a code reader and a method for operating such apparatus. Novo Nordisk, Nielsen Preben, NOVO NORDISK, August 17, 2006: WO/2006/084464 (66 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus (1) comprises a code reader (4) for reading a code on an exchangeable component eg on a medical cartridge (2). The user mayinput general information via a device control unit (5) and according to the invention also information telling the system how to overrule a failure in the a ...