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Newkirk Marc Stevens, Dizio Steven Frank: Novel ceramic materials and methods of making same.. Lanxide, September 25, 1985: EP0155831-A2 (155 worldwide citation)

Novel self-supporting oxide ceramic materials are produced by the reaction of a molten metal with a vapor phase oxidizing environment using a novel oxidation mechanism. The process is practiced by creating conditions under which the molten is drawn into and through the oxide reaction product to caus ...


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Steven Frank Mercereau: Extendable device for enclosing cutting surfaces of surgical instruments. Kennedy Davis & Kennedy, December 30, 1997: US05702369 (99 worldwide citation)

A device attached to an end of a surgical cutting tool and extendable from a retracted position with a cutting surface of the tool exposed to an extended position with the cutting surface covered by the device to prevent inadvertent contacts with the cutting surfaces.


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Steven Frank, Henry Burkhardt III, Frederick D Weber, Linda Q Lee, John A Roskosz, Brett D Byers, Peter C Schnorr, David I Epstein: System for inserting instructions into processor instruction stream in order to perform interrupt processing. Sun Microsystems, October 13, 1998: US05822578 (62 worldwide citation)

Digital multiprocessor methods and apparatus comprise a plurality of processors, including a first processor for normally processing an instruction stream including instructions from a first instruction source. At least one of the processors can transmit inserted-instructions to the first processor. ...


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Patrick Alan Casey, Shaun Timothy Love, Timothy John Rademacher, Steven Frank Weed, Charles Thomas Wolfe: Methods and apparatus for isochronous printing with minimal buffering. Lexmark International, Frederick H Gribbell, D Brent Lambert, August 1, 2000: US06097499 (45 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using isochronous data transfer mode to communicate between a host computer and a printer. Preferably, the printer receives a sufficient volume of data from the host, such as a computer, over an isochronous communications channel, to begin but not complete one print pass (i ...


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Dale W Schubert, Andrew Michael Beard, Steven Frank Shedd, Marion Richard Earles Jr, Andreas H Von Flotow: Stiff actuator active vibration isolation system. Technical Manufacturing Corporation, Quarles & Brady, October 20, 1998: US05823307 (44 worldwide citation)

An active vibration isolation system (10) includes a plurality of stiff actuators, such as piezoelectric motors (12a-c; 284, 350) which support a small mass (18) inside of a case (300). A passive isolator (20) is interposed between the small mass (18) and the payload mass (M.sub.p). In the instance ...


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Dale W Schubert, Andrew Michael Beard, Steven Frank Shedd, Marion Richard Earles Jr, Andreas H Von Flotow: Stiff actuator active vibration isolation system. Applied Power, Quarles & Brady, August 26, 1997: US05660255 (31 worldwide citation)

An active vibration isolation system (10) includes a plurality of stiff actuators, such as piezoelectric motors (12a-c; 284, 350) which support a small mass (18) inside of a case (300). A passive isolator (20) is interposed between the small mass (18) and the payload mass (M.sub.p). In the instance ...


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John Edward Campbell, Michael James Chan, Steven Frank Hajek, Paul Leonard Wiltgen: Self modifying access code for altering capabilities. International Business Machines Corporation, Lynn L Augspurger, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, September 23, 1997: US05671281 (29 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for selectively altering the functional characteristics of a data processing system without physical or mechanical manipulation by providing an access code from a remote personal identification number generator to a secure controller and store of the computer system. This enabl ...


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Jon Scott Helmer, Terry Lee Oehrke, Steven Frank Davis, Scott Christopher Wells: Geographic data replication system and method for a network. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Steven J Funk, Kevin D Robb, June 25, 2002: US06411991 (26 worldwide citation)

A system and method for replicating temporary data created by a server is provided. Temporary data for a local server is replicated periodically to a remote server. Temporary data for the remote server is also periodically replicated to the local server. If a server fails, another server begins proc ...


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Richard Allen Clyde, Steven Frank Simmons: Single use container for dispensing separately housed sterile compositions. McDermott Will & Emery, June 19, 2001: US06247617 (19 worldwide citation)

A single use container for accurately dispensing separately housed sterile compositions with minimal contact to non-sterile surfaces of the container is disclosed. Embodiments include a container having a first and second chamber within the container for housing a first and second sterile compositio ...