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Ana Londergan
Ana R Londergan, Thomas E Seidel: Methods and procedures for engineering of composite conductive films by atomic layer deposition. Genus, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, February 27, 2007: US07183649 (3 worldwide citation)

A composite film comprised of three layers is formed by ALD on a substrate with a substrate interface surface. A first layer is coupled to the substrate interface surface. The first layer provides adhesion to the substrate interface surface and initiation of layer by layer ALD growth. A second layer ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Paul D McClure, Charles J Chase, Robert R Boyd: Systems and methods for plasma jets. Lockhead Martin Corporation, Koestner Bertani, Mary Jo Bertani, February 27, 2007: US07183515 (11 worldwide citation)

A plasma jet system includes a housing with an opening. A plasma generator is coupled to ionize a fluid in the housing. An electromagnetic accelerator is coupled to generate an electric field that accelerates ionized fluid in the housing toward the opening. A controller can modulate the frequency of ...


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John Zimmerman, Jacquelyn Annette Martino: Touch-screen image scrolling system and method. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, February 27, 2007: US07184064 (584 worldwide citation)

Electronic image displays, of lists that extend beyond the vertical display dimension of the display screen, are displaced in the vertical direction by touching the screen with a finger and then moving the finger in the desired direction on the screen. In a natural manner, the initial speed of displ ...


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Stephan R Myers: Segmented introducer device for a circular surgical stapler. Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, February 27, 2007: US07182239 (337 worldwide citation)

A segmented introducer device is capable of fitting onto the center rods of circular stapling devices having different stapler head diameters. Multiple body segments are provided depending upon the needs for a given surgical stapler, and the body segments are selectively fit together to provide rod ...


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Clifford E Kahn: Methods and apparatus for controlling access to a resource. EMC Corporation, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, February 27, 2007: US07185192 (306 worldwide citation)

An input/output interface receives an access request from a requester. A processor associated with the input/output interface applies a filter operation to select a subset of rules from a master set of rules maintained within an authorization database. Rules can be selected in this manner using filt ...


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Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines: Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Bromberg & Sunstein, February 27, 2007: US07184814 (293 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint and assessing cartilage loss, particularly in a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an MRI to a three dimensional map of the cartilage. The cartilage map can be correlated to a movement pattern of the ...


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Michael D Ellis, Edward B Knudson, Thomas R Lemmons, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Kevin B Easterbrook: Program guide system with preference profiles. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, Tae Bum Shin, February 27, 2007: US07185355 (291 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may inform a program guide of the user's interests. Information on the user's interests may be stored in a preference profile. There may be more than one preference profile, each for a different user. Each preference profile ...


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Kevin L Hunter: System and method for generating an animatable character. Electric Planet, Van Pelt Yi & James, February 27, 2007: US07184048 (263 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for generating an animatable object. A skeleton of the desired character is constructed by the user utilizing various predetermined components. These predetermined components include a various selection of rods and joints. The rods are static components which remain ...


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Stephen L Monfre, Kevin H Hazen, Timothy L Ruchti, Thomas B Blank, James R Henderson: Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 27, 2007: US07183102 (260 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for calibrating noninvasive or implantable glucose analyzers that uses either alternative invasive glucose determinations or noninvasive glucose determinations to calibrate noninvasive or implantable glucose analyzers. Use of an alternative invasive or noninvasive glucose dete ...


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Ian A McCabe, Desaraju Varaprasad, Hamid Habibi, Niall R Lynam: Electro-optic reflective element assembly. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, February 27, 2007: US07184190 (248 worldwide citation)

An electro-optic reflective element assembly includes a pair of substrates and an electro-optic medium sandwiched therebetween. Each of the pair of substrates includes at least one conductive or semi-conductive layer disposed thereon. The electrical connections may electrically connect to a respecti ...



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