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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James LeBlanc, John Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating ct detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Global Research, October 25, 2007: US20070248209-A1

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


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Benjamin Mattes
Benjamin R Mattes, Russell M Goering, Phillip N Adams, Guido Zuccarello: Synthesis Of Polyaniline. Santa Fe Science And Technology, Cochran Freund & Young, October 25, 2007: US20070249803-A1

Methods are described for preparing substantially defect-free, adjustable molecular-weight, aniline-based polymers at sub-freezing temperatures in the absence of salts effective for lowering the freezing point of the reacting solutions, and in the absence of inorganic acids containing chlorine atoms ...


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Peyser Thomas A, Taub Marc B, Stafford Gary Ashley, Hoss Udo, Morgan Roy E, Lee Daniel H, Mazza John C, Naegeli Andrew H: Medical device insertion. Abbott Diabetes Care, Peyser Thomas A, Taub Marc B, Stafford Gary Ashley, Hoss Udo, Morgan Roy, E, Lee Daniel, H, Mazza John C, Naegeli Andrew H, OH Kuni, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/120363 (245 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for inserting at least a portion of a medical device in a patient are provided. Embodiments include medical device insertions that employ a plurality of insertion stages. Also provided are systems and kits for use in analyte monitoring.


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Iwasaki Tatsuya, Kumomi Hideya: Field effect transistor using oxide film for channel and method of manufacturing the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Iwasaki Tatsuya, Kumomi Hideya, OKABE Masao, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/119386 (236 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a field effect transistor including an oxide film as a semiconductor layer, wherein the oxide film includes one of a source part and a drain part to which one of hydrogen and deuterium is added.


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Demarais Denise, Gifford Hanson, Deem Mark, Levin Howard R, Gelfand Mark, Zadno Nicolas: Methods and apparatus for monopolar renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Demarais Denise, Gifford Hanson, Deem Mark, Levin Howard R, Gelfand Mark, Zadno Nicolas, PARKER Paul T, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/121309 (106 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for monopolar neuromodulation, e.g., via a pulsed electric field. Such monopolar neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, necrosis and/or inducement of apoptosis, alteration of gene expression, action potential attenuation or bl ...


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Choi Kee Jung, Woo Hwa Je, Polushkin Valery G: Glucose meter with er:yag laser lancing device. Isotech, Choi Kee Jung, Woo Hwa Je, Polushkin Valery G, KIM Won Joon, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/119900 (102 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a personal portable painless lancing device and a blood glucose meter using the same, which can lance at the minimum without any pain and use it to measure the blood glucose. The minimum painless lancing device using an Er:AG laser suggested by the present invention, ...


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Chiles Mark G: Currency bill and coin processing system. Cummins Allison, Chiles Mark G, KITCH Paul R, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/120825 (97 worldwide citation)

An integrated system for processing currency bills, coins, and other media includes a compact currency bill processing device, a coin scale, a keyboard, and a processor integrated into a housing as a single unit. The bill processing device is used for counting currency bills of a plurality of denomi ...


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Portmann Robert: Synthesis of acylaminoalkenylene amides useful as substance p antagonists. Novartis, Portmann Robert, LEON Susanna Iris, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/118651 (93 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing compounds of formula (I) or a solvate or hydrate thereof, where R, R1, R2, R3 and R5 have the meanings as indicated in the specification. Such compounds are useful in the treatment of a number of conditions associated with substance P and neurokinin.


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Pollack Michael G, Pamula Vamsee K, Srinivasan Vijay, Paik Philip Y, Eckhardt Allen E, Fair Richard B: Droplet-based biochemistry. Advanced Liquid Logic, Duke University, Pollack Michael G, Pamula Vamsee K, Srinivasan Vijay, Paik Philip Y, Eckhardt Allen E, Fair Richard B, MILLS E Eric, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/120241 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a droplet microactuator and to systems, apparatuses and methods employing the droplet microactuator for executing various protocols using discrete droplets. The invention includes a droplet microactuator or droplet microactuator system having one or more input reserv ...


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Kato Noboru: (Ja) アンテナ, (En) Antenna. Murata Manufacturing, Kato Noboru, MORISHITA Takekazu, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/119310 (87 worldwide citation)

(EN) A small antenna which can ensure a wide band is provided. The antenna is provided with magnetically coupled inductance elements (L1, L2). The antenna includes an LC serial resonance circuit composed of the inductance element (L1) and capacitance elements (C1a, C1b), and an LC serial resonance c ...