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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Alan Frank Graves: Fast optical switch. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova Pllc, May 17, 2007: US20070110439-A1

A fast optical switch is needed to realize an economical and scaleable optical-core network. In the disclosed optical switch, switching is effected by rapid wavelength conversion. Either channel switching, Time Division Multiplex (TDM) switching or both may be provided by the fast optical switch. Th ...


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Durga Malladi
Durga P Malladi: Method and apparatus for providing uplink signal-to-noise ratio (snr) estimation in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm, Qualcomm Incorporated, May 17, 2007: US20070111669-A1

A method and apparatus for providing uplink signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) estimation in a wireless communication system. A first signal is received over a first channel and a second signal is received over a second channel, where the second signal is received at a higher signal power level than said f ...


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Akimoto Kengo, Honda Tatsuya, Sone Hiroto: Semiconductor device and its manufacturing method. Semiconductor Energy Lab, May 17, 2007: JP2007-123861 (1192 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a semiconductor device which can suppress a cost increase without complicating a manufacturing process when forming a thin-film transistor using an oxide semiconductor film represented by a zinc oxide, and to provide its manufacturing method.SOLUTION: In the semicond ...


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Shelton Frederick E Iv, Swayze Jeffrey S, Timperman Eugene L, Fugikawa Leslie M: Surgical stapling instrument having preloaded firing assistance mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 17, 2007: JP2007-117725 (251 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical stapling/severing instrument which reduces the force for a firing trigger for severing or stapling tissues.SOLUTION: A surgical stapling/severing instrument clamps tissues in a staple applying assembly comprising a lower jaw of an elongate channel member h ...


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Sugita Shuichi: Organic electroluminescence device, display device and lighting device. Konica Minolta Holdings, May 17, 2007: JP2007-123392 (245 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an organic electroluminescence device which is high in light emission luminance and quantum efficiency and has long service life.SOLUTION: A light-emitting layer, containing at least a phosphorescent compound represented by general Formula (1), is provided in between ...


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Nagasawa Daisuke: Rfid label and sticking method of rfid label. Sato, May 17, 2007: JP2007-122542 (107 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an RFID label and a sticking method of RFID label, in which an RFID label obtained by label-processing an FRID can be stuck to a sticking object such as a container so as not to be incommunicable by the effect of the material of the container or a content (metal, moi ...


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Urano Wataru: Semiconductor device and its mounting structure. NEC, May 17, 2007: JP2007-123595 (81 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an inexpensive semiconductor device allowing package stack in the component mounting process through the conventional technology.SOLUTION: This semiconductor device has a structure where a semiconductor chip 3 mounted on an interposer 1 and its periphery are sealed b ...


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Hirafune Shunichiro: Lighting system. Fujikura, May 17, 2007: JP2007-122950 (66 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a lighting system capable of materializing illumination having color rendering properties by using light emitting diodes (LED), and capable of changing colors while changing brightness.SOLUTION: This lighting system 20 has two or more lamps 10-14 selected from a grou ...


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Irie Yasuyuki: Communication device, communication system, and communication method. Kyocera, May 17, 2007: JP2007-124404 (55 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a communication device, a communication system, and a communication method capable of performing optical communication having high degree of freedom.SOLUTION: A liquid crystal display as a transmitter has a display unit to be configured by a back light unit 1, polari ...


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Yoshida Hidehiro, Saito Mitsuhisa: Flat display and method of manufacturing the same. Matsushita Electric, May 17, 2007: JP2007-123870 (54 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a flat display having high picture quality, high flexibility, and high elasticity.SOLUTION: The flat display comprises a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix pattern on a substrate. The plurality of pixels include a thin-film transistor having a channel area incl ...