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Kuan Lin Peng: Protective mask of mobile phone. Gregory Kim, Barnes & Thornburg, Mark J Nahnsen, March 20, 2007: US07194291 (154 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a protective mask of mobile phone comprising an upper cover body and a lower cover body. The upper and lower cover bodies can be joined with a front and a rear phone housings of a mobile phone, respectively, to effectively prevent abrasion of the mobile phone due to ...


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Matthew Holmberg, James J Solheid: Adapter block including connector storage. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant & Gould P C, March 20, 2007: US07194181 (145 worldwide citation)

A fixture includes an adapter array with movable adapter modules and a storage panel. A housing of a connector holder includes a plurality of openings for receiving fiber optic connectors and protecting the polished end face of the connectors from damage while the connectors are stored within the st ...


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Henry Schneiderman: Object finder for two-dimensional images, and system for determining a set of sub-classifiers composing an object finder. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, March 20, 2007: US07194114 (139 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for determining a set of sub-classifiers for a detector of an object detection program are presented. According to one embodiment, the system may include a candidate coefficient-subset creation module, a training module in communication with the candidate coefficient-subset creat ...


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Kie Y Ahn, Leonard Forbes: Lanthanide oxide / hafnium oxide dielectric layers. Micron Technology, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, March 20, 2007: US07192824 (137 worldwide citation)

Dielectric layers containing an atomic layer deposited hafnium oxide and an electron beam evaporated lanthanide oxide and a method of fabricating such a dielectric layer produce a reliable dielectric layer having an equivalent oxide thickness thinner than attainable using SiO2. Forming a layer of ha ...


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Joeri Lof, Joannes Theodoor De Smit, Roelof Aeilko Siebrand Ritsema, Klaus Simon, Theodorus Marinus Modderman, Johannes Catharinus Hubertus Mulkens, Hendricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Erik Roelof Loopstra: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method with substrate measurement not through liquid. ASML Netherlands, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, March 20, 2007: US07193232 (134 worldwide citation)

A map of the surface of a substrate is generated at a measurement station. The substrate is then moved to where a space between a projection lens and the substrate is filled with a liquid. The substrate is then aligned using, for example, a transmission image sensor and, using the previous mapping, ...


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Donald C Miller, David John Allen: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 20, 2007: US07192381 (130 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. Further, the practical commercialization of traction roller transmissions requires improvements in the reliabil ...


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John D DeNuzzio, Steven Keith, Lawrence A Monahan, Phyllis Palmer, Bill Stewart, Todd M Chelak, Robert E West, William Allen, Frederick Karl, Lee Griswold: Integrated lancet and bodily fluid sensor. Becton Dickinson and Company, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman L, March 20, 2007: US07192405 (130 worldwide citation)

A lancing device integrated with a sensing strip and method of making and using the same are provided. A lance and analyte sensing strip are combined in a single, preferably disposable, device. In a preferred embodiment, a slot is provided in a support member so the lance can be engaged by a lance d ...


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Kie Y Ahn, Leonard Forbes: Atomic layer deposited dielectric layers. Micron Technology, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, March 20, 2007: US07192892 (129 worldwide citation)

An atomic layer deposited dielectric layer and a method of fabricating such a dielectric layer produce a reliable dielectric layer having an equivalent oxide thickness thinner than attainable using SiO2. Depositing a hafnium metal layer on a substrate surface by atomic layer deposition and depositin ...


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Kazuo Hiramoto, Hiroshi Akiyama, Yoshihiko Nagamine, Alfred Smith, Wayne Newhauser: Ion beam therapy system and its couch positioning method. Hitachi, Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Dickstein Shapiro, March 20, 2007: US07193227 (128 worldwide citation)

A therapy system using an ion beam, which can shorten the time required for positioning a couch (patient). The therapy system using the ion beam comprises a rotating gantry provided with an ion beam delivery unit including an X-ray tube. An X-ray detecting device having a plurality of X-ray detector ...


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Pierre Antoine Chapelon, Dany Berube, Hiep Nguyen, Faouzi Kallel: Apparatus and method for assessing transmurality of a tissue ablation. AFx, Fenwick & West, March 20, 2007: US07192427 (127 worldwide citation)

An instrument is provided to assess the transmurality of an ablation lesion from a first surface of a targeted biological tissue to an opposed second surface thereof. The instrument includes at least a first electrode operably attached to an ablation instrument adapted to engage a tissue first surfa ...