Houser Kevin L, Stulen Foster B: Composite end effector for an ultrasonic surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 17, 2007: EP1844720-A1 (114 worldwide citation)

A composite end effector for an ultrasonic surgical instrument is provided and includes a first portion formed from a first material that exhibits a first characteristic value when excited by an ultrasonic energy input and a second portion formed from a second material that exhibits a second charact ...

Molin Denis, Petitfrere Emmanuel, Bigot Astruc Marianne, Nouchi Pascale, Sillard Pierre, Achten Franciscus Johannes, Lumineau Yves, Gooijer Frans, Matthijsse Pierre, de Montmorillon Louis Anne: Single-mode optical fibre with low bending losses still complying with the itu-t g.652 specification. Draka Comteq, October 17, 2007: EP1845399-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

An optical transmission fiber comprising a central core, a first intermediate cladding having an index difference Dn 2 , with the outer cladding, a first depressed cladding having an index difference Dn 3 with the outer cladding which is higher than or equal to -5.10 -3 , the second intermediate hav ...

Hayashi Tetsuya, Hoshi Masakatsu, Shimoida Yoshio, Tanaka Hideaki, Yamagami Shigeharu: Semiconductor device including a heterojunction diode and manufacturing method thereof. Nissan Motor, October 17, 2007: EP1845561-A2 (29 worldwide citation)

Impurity concentration of a second semiconductor region (101) is set such that when a predetermined reverse bias is applied to a heterojunction diode configured by a first semiconductor region (100) and the second semiconductor region (101), a breakdown voltage at least in a heterojunction region ot ...

Wawro Wolfgang, Hoell Thomas, Weiland Peter: Expandable implant placeable between two vertebral bodies. Advanced Med Tech, October 17, 2007: EP1843723-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

Die Erfindung betrifft ein aufspreizbares Implantat zur vorzugsweise dorsalen Anordnung zwischen den Wirbelkörpern der Wirbelsäule zum Zweck, diese mechanisch zu verbinden und eine knöcherne Durchbauung zu unterstützen, bestehend aus zwei, an einem ende miteinander verbundenen Schenkeln, welche eine ...

Weisberg Jonathan: Methods and systems for providing online chat. Inq, October 17, 2007: EP1845436-A2 (25 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates generally to digital conferencing. A chat server causes a chat user interface to appear as a popup window hovering over a web page. In response to a first event, the chat server causes the chat user interface to appear as part of the web page.

Interisano Franco, Vito Ferrara, Salvia Giorgio: Platform with ramp for small or medium sized lorries for loading or unloading materials. Cambiocasa S R L, October 17, 2007: EP1844980-A2 (20 worldwide citation)

Platform with ramp for small or medium sized lorries (10) for loading or unloading materials or for surmounting a structural barrier, characterized in that said platform is made up of a series of floor profile elements (26) which are laterally interconnected such that a desired overall width is obta ...

Pryor Jack: Short handle for a long stent. Medtronic Vascular, October 17, 2007: EP1844739-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system (200) for delivering a self-expanding stent (202) includes a keel (216). The keel (216) is used to pass a pushrod (204) and a guidewire (218) into a sheath (206) through the tubular sidewall of the sheath, i.e., not through the lumen opening at the proximal end (206P) of the ...

Besseler Jens, Kunze Hubert, Moser Achim, Thoemmes Ralf, Wuttke Gilbert, Hochrainer Dieter, Kladders Heinrich, Dworzak Christoph, Eckert Josef, Lanci Antonino, Mast Markus, Mock Elmar, Klopfenstein Andre: Inhaler. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma, October 17, 2007: EP1844805-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

The inhaler (1) for inhaling a formulation (2) from capsules (3) that each contain a dose of the formulation. The capsules are each emptied in a capsule chamber (4) by being set in motion by a stream of air flowing through the capsule chamber. The stream of air can be generated by the inhalation of ...

Sano Takashi, Komatsubara Hitoshi, Wada Hisayuki, Kurosawa Osamu, Itou Masaaki, Matsui Shigeki, Takahashi Masato, Fu Kai, Shirahama Shinichi, Sugiura Izuru, Taguchi Masahiro, Konishi Shozaburo: Lubricant base oil, lubricant composition for internal combustion engine and lubricant composition for driving force transmitting device. Nippon Oil, Petroleum Energy Ct Pec, October 17, 2007: EP1845151-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

The lubricating base oil of the invention is characterized by satisfying at least one of the following conditions (a) or (b). (a) A saturated compound content of 95 % by mass or greater, and a proportion of 0.1-10 % by mass of cyclic saturated compounds among the saturated compounds. (b) The conditi ...

Kim Soeng Hun, Van Lieshout Gert Jan, Van Der Velde Himke: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving status report in a mobile communication system. Samsung Electronics, October 17, 2007: EP1845649-A2 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving a status report in a mobile communication system where Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ) and Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (HARQ) operate together. An ARQ receiving (Rx) entity determines whether transmission of the status report is permitted, if a pr ...

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