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Rajeshkannan Palanisamy, David R Peters, Eric M Sadowski, Michael Sauer, Dale A Webb: Optical fiber-based distributed antenna systems, components, and related methods for calibration thereof. Corning Cable Systems, C Keith Montgomery, September 10, 2013: US08532492 (124 worldwide citation)

Optical fiber-based wireless systems and related components and methods are disclosed. The systems support radio frequency (RF) communications with clients over optical fiber, including Radio-over-Fiber (RoF) communications. The systems may be provided as part of an indoor distributed antenna system ...


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Michael Strobel, Michael Sauer: Instrumentarium for implanting a tendon replacement. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, June 7, 2005: US06902573 (123 worldwide citation)

An instrumentarium for implanting a tendon replacement in a channel within a bone comprises a suture retention device. Said suture retention device has a plate-shaped body and a cylindrical pin projecting from said plate-shaped body. At least two openings extend through that plate-shaped body and sa ...


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Michael Sauer, Andrey Kobyakov: Redundant transponder array for a radio-over-fiber optical fiber cable. Corning Cable Systems, C Keith Montgomery, September 15, 2009: US07590354 (78 worldwide citation)

A redundant transponder array for a radio-over-fiber (RoF) optical fiber cable is disclosed. The redundant transponder array includes two or more transponders having an antenna system. The antenna system has first and second antennas adapted to form first and second substantially co-located picocell ...


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Jacob George, Michael Sauer: Radio-over-fiber (RoF) optical fiber cable system with transponder diversity and RoF wireless picocellular system using same. Corning Cable Systems, C Keith Montgomery, August 31, 2010: US07787823 (77 worldwide citation)

A radio-over-fiber (RoF) optical fiber cable system with transponder diversity for a RoF wireless picocellular system that includes at least one optical fiber cable. The at least one optical fiber cable supports one or more groups of two or more transponders, wherein the transponders in a given grou ...


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Nobuhiko Nishiyama, Michael Sauer, Chung En Zah: System and method for optically powering a remote network component. Corning Incorporated, Tina N Thompson, Ronald J Paglierani, June 17, 2008: US07388892 (70 worldwide citation)

Both a system and method for optically powering a network component, such as the transponder of a picocell, is provided. The system includes a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) for processing an input signal, a remotely-located optical power source, and an optical fiber for conducting o ...


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Christian Heidler, Jonathan Richard Hull, Jessica Joy Kedziora, Michael Sauer, Wolfgang Gottfried Tobias Schweiker: Power management for remote antenna units in distributed antenna systems. CCS Technology, C Keith Montgomery, August 16, 2016: US09419712 (65 worldwide citation)

Power management for a remote antenna unit(s) (RAUs) in a distributed antenna system. Power can be managed for an RAU configured to power modules and devices that may require more power to operate than power available to the RAU. For example, the RAU may be configured to include power-consuming RAU ...


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Michael Sauer, Norbert Schaefer: Pressure relief valve for an oral irrigator. Braun, Edward S Podszus, November 30, 1999: US05993402 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an oral irrigator for the care and cleaning of teeth and gums, which is provided with a pump (1) adapted to be driven by an electric motor. The pump (1) has an inlet (2) connected in particular to a liquid reservoir and provided with an inlet valve (8), an outlet (3) con ...


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Michael Strobel, Michael Sauer: Instrumentarium and method for implanting a cruciate ligament replacement in a knee joint. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, July 31, 2001: US06267767 (55 worldwide citation)

An instrumentarium for implanting a cruciate ligament replacement in a knee joint comprises an applicator for inserting a peg into a bore in a bone into which bore the cruciate ligament is received. The peg is inserted into a clear space between said cruciate ligament replacement and a wall of the b ...


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Jacob George, Michael Sauer, Luis A Zenteno: Radio-over-fiber transponder with a dual-band patch antenna system. Corning Cable Systems, C Keith Montgomery, December 1, 2009: US07627250 (45 worldwide citation)

The radio-over-fiber (RoF) transponder includes a converter unit adapted to convert RF electrical signals into optical signals and vice versa, and an antenna system electrically coupled to the converter unit. The antenna system includes first and second Z-shaped patch antenna elements formed on an a ...


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Igor Berlin, William P Cune, Jason E Greene, Michael Sauer, Gerald B Schmidt: Sectorization in distributed antenna systems, and related components and methods. Corning Cable Systems, C Keith Montgomery, October 1, 2013: US08548330 (33 worldwide citation)

Embodiments disclosed provide sectorization in distributed antenna systems, and related components and methods. The antenna units in the distributed antenna systems can be sectorized. In this regard, one or more radio bands distributed by the distributed antenna systems can be allocated to one or mo ...