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Jeffrey G Gold, Gyan S Pande, Kevin Smith: Preparing guiding catheter. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, January 13, 1987: US04636346 (285 worldwide citation)

A thin-walled guiding catheter of the type having a distal end adapted to be formed into curved configurations and passed through branching blood vessels and the like is prepared with a three-layered tubular body portion having a lubricious inner sheath defining a lubricious guiding lumen, a rigid i ...


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Jim Barton, Kevin Smith, David Chamberlin, Howard Look: Closed caption tagging system. TiVo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, February 15, 2011: US07889964 (50 worldwide citation)

Tags are inserted into a broadcast stream. The tags contain command and control information that a receiver acts upon. For example, tags may indicate start and end points of a program segment. The receiver may skip the segment automatically or in response to the viewer pressing a button. Or, the rec ...


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Kevin Smith, Matthew Palmer, Juergen Kortenbach, Jose Francese: Tissue retractor and method for using the retractor. ID, Mayback & Hoffman P A, Gregory L Mayback, Scott D Smiley, June 8, 2010: US07731655 (44 worldwide citation)

A tissue retractor includes a body having proximal and distal ends. The retractor also includes a retraction device having a head connected to the distal end of the body and defining two opposing openings, a connector movably disposed in the body, and two flexible needles of a shape memory material ...


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David Stephen Charnock Jones, Christine Ann Boocock, Andrew Mark Sharkey, Stephen Kevin Smith: FLT-4(FMS-like tyrosine kinase), FLT-15, variants thereof used as growth factor inhibitors. Metris Therapeutics, Klauber & Jackson, January 4, 2000: US06011003 (42 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an altered, soluble form of the FLT polypeptide being capable of binding to VEGF and thereby exerting an inhibitory effect thereon, the polypeptide comprising five or fewer complete immunoglobulin-like domains, together with pharmaceutical compositions comprising the polypeptide, and va ...


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Kevin Smith: Optical clock recovery. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 20, 1996: US05548433 (38 worldwide citation)

A system for recovering a clock from an optically encoded signal uses a mode-locked laser. A modulator is connected in common with the laser cavity of the laser and a transmission path applies the input optically encoded signal to the modulator. The modulator in response to the optically encoded sig ...


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Larry W Gatlin, Jack Curr, Kevin Smith, Steve Turk: Foamer/sulfur scavenger composition and methods for making and using same. Clearwater International, Robert W Strozier, July 5, 2011: US07971659 (36 worldwide citation)

A new multi-purpose foaming composition having applications in oil field application, industrial applications, waste management applications, or other applications that can be benefited by a foam, is disclosed, where the composition includes a surfactant, a sulfur scavenger and optionally an additiv ...


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Kevin Smith: Optical waveguide laser. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye, November 8, 1994: US05363386 (33 worldwide citation)

A laser includes a soliton supporting waveguide of SiO.sub.2 --Al.sub.2 O.sub.3 --P.sub.2 O.sub.5 with an erbium doping level of 1100 ppm, the fibre having a core radius of 2.5 .mu.m and a core-cladding refractive index difference of 0.015 operated such that the solitons propagating in the waveguide ...


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Kevin Smith: Hand-holdable vacuum cleaner. Black & Decker, John Yun, December 3, 2013: US08595895 (24 worldwide citation)

A hand-holdable vacuum cleaner comprising: a motor coupled to a fan for generating air flow; a battery pack housing at least one rechargeable cell for powering the motor; a body with a handle; a dirty air duct with a dirty air inlet; and a dirt separating means located in a path of the air flow gene ...


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W Edward Wallace, H Kevin Smith, W Bryan Lynch, Raymond S Craig, Fiaz Pourarian: Hydrogen heat pump. Advanced Materials Corporation, Gifford Groh Sprinkle Patmore and Anderson, May 29, 1990: US04928496 (20 worldwide citation)

A heat pump utilizing beds of hydride forming materials for absorption and desorption of hydrogen as a working fluid in a sealed system. A bed structure including alternate layers of heat conducting discs and powdered hydride former is disclosed, and the incorporation of the beds into a liquid type ...


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Kevin Smith: Motor, fan and dirt separation means arrangement. Black & Decker, John Yun, September 29, 2015: US09144358 (19 worldwide citation)

A motor, fan and dirt separating means arrangement for a vacuum cleaner, the arrangement comprising: a motor with a drive shaft; a fan coupled to the motor for generating air flow; and a dirt separating means located in a cleaning path of the air flow, the cleaning path being between a dirty air inl ...