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Yonah Cho, Yihwan Kim: Formation and treatment of epitaxial layer containing silicon and carbon. Applied Materials, Diehl Servilla, June 22, 2010: US07741200 (75 worldwide citation)

Methods for formation and treatment of epitaxial layers containing silicon and carbon are disclosed. Treatment converts interstitial carbon to substitutional carbon in the epitaxial layer, according to one or more embodiments. Specific embodiments pertain to the formation and treatment of epitaxial ...


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Chris Cicenas, Luke Stonis, Beth McCombs: Biopsy device with sample tube. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 22, 2010: US07740597 (74 worldwide citation)

A biopsy device is provided. The biopsy device includes cutter and a sample tube advancable through the hollow cutter to retrieve a tissue sample severed by the cutter. A vacuum source can be provided in communication with the sample tube. The sample tube can be releasably attached to the biopsy dev ...


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Damian G Bonicatto, Verne J Olson, Chad K Wolter, Rolf J Flen, David F Olson: Locating endpoints in a power line communication system. Hunt Technologies, Merchant & Gould P C, June 22, 2010: US07742393 (72 worldwide citation)

A system for bi-directional communication within a power distribution system. The system is configured to find an endpoint, the endpoint having an endpoint transceiver in electrical communication with a power distribution line. The power distribution line is within the power distribution system, and ...


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Jeffrey Lange, Kenneth Charles Baron, Charles Walden, Marcus Harte: Enhanced parimutuel wagering. Longitude, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 22, 2010: US07742972 (71 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for engaging in enhanced parimutuel wagering and gaming. In one embodiment, different types of bets can be offered and processed in the same betting pool on an underlying event, such as a horse or dog race, a sporting event or a lottery, and the premiums and payouts of these diff ...


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Michael A Moffitt, David K L Peterson: Short duration pre-pulsing to reduce stimulation-evoked side-effects. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, June 22, 2010: US07742810 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and neurostimulation system of providing therapy to a patient is provided. At least one electrode is placed in contact with tissue of a patient. A sub-threshold, hyperpolarizing, conditioning pre-pulse (e.g., an anodic pulse) is conveyed from the electrode(s) to render a first region of the ...


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Andres Sommer: Patient positioning device. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 22, 2010: US07741623 (69 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a patient-positioning device for positioning a patient in an irradiation position in a radiation therapy arrangement, in particular in a particle radiation therapy arrangement comprising a patient supporting module, which is provided with a patient supporting device for hold ...


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Takayuki Inoue, Yoshiyuki Kurokawa, Takayuki Ikeda: Semiconductor device and electronic device. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Fish & Richardson P C, June 22, 2010: US07742351 (68 worldwide citation)

In relation to reading of data in a memory, it is an object to provide a semiconductor device mounted with a low power consumption memory. A semiconductor device including a word line, a bit line, and a memory cell electrically connected to the word line and the bit line, further includes a precharg ...


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Sara S Hadida Ruah, Matthew Hamilton, Mark Miller, Peter D J Grootenhuis, Brian Bear, Jason McCartney, Jinglan Zhou: Modulators of ATP-binding cassette transporters. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Michael J DiVerdi, June 22, 2010: US07741321 (66 worldwide citation)

Compounds of the present invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions thereof, are useful as modulators of ATP-Binding Cassette (“ABC”) transporters or fragments thereof, including Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (“CFTR”). The present invention also relates to methods ...


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John A Hibner: Biopsy device with sample storage. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 22, 2010: US07740596 (66 worldwide citation)

A biopsy device and method are provided for obtaining and storing multiple tissue samples. The device permits the tissue samples to be stored in an end to end configuration. The device can include a sample tube having a sample lumen and a generally parallel vacuum lumen. A movable member, such as ro ...


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Pierre Lebreton: Cross-linking of low and high molecular weight polysaccharides preparation of injectable monophase hydrogels and polysaccharides and hydrogels thus obtained. Allergan Industrie SAS, Linda A Fox, Allergan, June 22, 2010: US07741476 (66 worldwide citation)

A process for the crosslinking of at least one polymer selected from polysaccharides and derivatives thereof, which is carried out in an aqueous solvent by the action of an effective and non-excessive amount of at least one crosslinking agent, characterized in that it is carried out on a mixture con ...



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