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Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Time-coordination in a burst-switching network. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, May 1, 2007: US07212551 (13 worldwide citation)

In a wide-coverage network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless core nodes, where each edge node comprises a source node and a sink node, both sharing an edge-node controller and having means for data storage and managing data buffers, the transfer of bursts from source node ...


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Yi Chi Shih, Cindy Xing Qiu, Ishiang Shih, Chunong Qiu: Indium oxide-based thin film transistors and circuits. May 1, 2007: US07211825 (2591 worldwide citation)

In electronic displays or imaging units, the control of pixels is achieved by an array of transistors. These transistors are in a thin film form and arranged in a two-dimensional configuration to form switching circuits, driving circuits or even read-out circuits. In this invention, thin film transi ...


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Arnold R Leiboff, Joseph Zipper, Robert Farrish, Jay Leiboff: Stapling apparatus having a curved anvil and driver. Tools for Surgery, Brian Roffe, May 1, 2007: US07210609 (438 worldwide citation)

Stapler, in particular for hemorrhoidal use, includes a body, an elongate, fixed jaw part connected to the body and including a curved anvil defining staple-forming pockets and a curved portion defining an opening bound on lateral and longitudinal sides, an actuating jaw part including a curved stap ...


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Colin C O Goble: Electrosurgical generator. Gyrus Medical, Oliff & Berridge, May 1, 2007: US07211081 (320 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator for supplying RF power to an electrosurgical instrument for cutting or vaporising tissue has an RF output stage (42) with an RF power bridge (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4), a pair of output lines (74) and a series-resonant output network (48). The output impedance of the output stage ...


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Colin Charles Owen Goble, Kester J Batchelor, Mark G Marshall: Surgical system. Gyrus Group, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, May 1, 2007: US07211084 (270 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical cutting blade (1) comprises a first electrode (2), a second electrode (3), and an electrical insulator (4) separating the first and second electrodes. The first and second electrodes have dissimilar characteristics (cross-sectional area, thermal conductivity etc.) such that the fi ...


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J David Hughett: Automated-feed surgical clip applier and related methods. Pilling Weck Incorporated, Baker & Hostetler, May 1, 2007: US07211092 (266 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applying apparatus comprises an actuator device, a ratchet mechanism, a locking mechanism, and a clip driving device. The actuator device comprises an interior and a cam mechanism disposed therein. The cam mechanism comprises an axial cam surface. The locking mechanism is movable by ...


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David W Baarman: Adaptive inductive power supply. Access Business Group International, Warner Norcross & Judd, May 1, 2007: US07212414 (236 worldwide citation)

A contactless power supply has a dynamically configurable tank circuit powered by an inverter. The contactless power supply is inductively coupled to one or more loads. The inverter is connected to a DC power source. When loads are added or removed from the system, the contactless power supply is ca ...


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Magda Mourad, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services. International Business Machines Corporation, Andre Gibbs, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, May 1, 2007: US07213005 (206 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and computer readable medium of securely receiving data on a user's system from a web broadcast infrastructure with a plurality of channels. The method includes encrypting the data using a first encrypting key, wherein the first encrypting key is self-contained with all the inform ...


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Chung Lau, C Douglass Thomas: Method and system for providing shipment tracking and notifications. May 1, 2007: US07212829 (205 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches for monitoring status of articles being shipped are disclosed. The monitoring can produce notifications to interested parties. The notifications typically contain status information pertaining to the articles being shipped. Alternatively, interested parties can gain access to sta ...