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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method and apparatus for grouping pages within a block. SanDisk Corporation, Anderson Levine & Lintel, August 7, 2007: US07254668 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for efficiently enabling pages within a block to be accessed are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for writing data into a first block in a non-volatile memory which includes pages that are grouped into groups which each include two or more p ...


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Durga Malladi
Da shan Shiu, Durga P Malladi, Srikrishna Bhashyam: Noise and channel estimation using low spreading factors. Qualcomm Incorporated, Thomas R Rouse, Charles D Brown, Milan I Patel, August 7, 2007: US07254170 (2 worldwide citation)

Noise measurements are made within a fraction of a single symbol period of a longest orthogonal code symbol. A control processor identifies an unoccupied code having a spreading factor that is less than a longest spreading factor for the system. A despreader measures symbol energy based on the unocc ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Ibrahim M Elfadel, Rex J McCarthy, Walter M Weber, Robert A Smith: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 7, 2007: US07254433 (410 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of correlation in the measured signals during a calculation of a physiological parameter of a monitored patient. Use of this invention is described in particular deta ...


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Christian Schulz, Ammar Al Ali, Eugene Mason: Variable pressure reusable sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 7, 2007: US07254434 (378 worldwide citation)

A variable pressure reusable sensor has a first jaw having a first hinge and an emitter and an opposing second jaw having a second hinge and a detector. A pin is disposed through the first and second hinges so as to rotatably attach the first and second jaws. The jaws are adapted to attach to a tiss ...


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Matthew J Schurman, Walter J Shakespeare: Method and apparatus for monitoring glucose levels in a biological tissue. GlucoLight Corporation, Thomas J Engellenner, Charlton Shen, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 7, 2007: US07254429 (322 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the invention, a low coherence interferometer is used to non-invasively monitor the concentration of glucose in blood by shining a light over a surface area of human or animal tissue, continuously scanning the light over a two dimensional area of the surface, collecting the reflec ...


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Reiner Kunz: Multifunctional instrument for use in microinvasive surgery. Dennison Schultz & MacDonald, August 7, 2007: US07252660 (286 worldwide citation)

A multifunctional instrument for use in microinvasive surgery includes an operator hand grip, a multi-lumen tube fastened on the operator hand grip, at least two guide channels coaxially configured inside the tube, and surgical instruments that are displaceably and rotationally disposed in the guide ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Mohamed Diab, Walter M Weber: Physiological parameter tracking system. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 7, 2007: US07254431 (279 worldwide citation)

A physiological parameter tracking system generates a reference parameter and a slowly varying parameter responsive to a physiological signal input. The slowly varying parameter is generated according to an update command. A physiological measurement output is provided that is responsive to a tracki ...


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Jacques Seguin: Kit enabling a prosthetic valve to be placed in a body enabling a prosthetic valve to be put into place in a duct in the body. CoreValve, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 7, 2007: US07252682 (258 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an assembly comprising a prosthetic valve to be implanted; a radially expandable stent comprising at least one zone intended to be expanded to allow the stent, in the expanded state, to bear against the wall of the body duct to be fitted with the valve, this bearing making i ...


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Michael C Moses, Paul R Romero, Kristin D Johnson, Duane E Kerr, Sean T Dycus: Open vessel sealing instrument with cutting mechanism and distal lockout. Sherwood Services, August 7, 2007: US07252667 (238 worldwide citation)

An open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue includes a pair of first and second shaft members each having a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable from a first position in spaced relation relative to one another to a subsequent position wherein the jaw member ...


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Charles Whipple Case Jr, Jason P Martin: Multi-sensor monitoring of athletic performance. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, August 7, 2007: US07254516 (211 worldwide citation)

Athletic performance monitoring systems and methods, many of which utilize, in some manner, global positioning satellite (“GPS”) data, provide data and information to athletes and/or to equipment used by athletes during an athletic event. Such systems and methods may provide route information to ath ...



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