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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535937 (679 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, October 8, 1996: US05562239 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for sensing the firing of a staple cartridge inserted into an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. The stapling instrument includes a magnetic sensing device arranged to sense the advancement of a knife or staple driver.


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 1997: US05693042 (455 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Holloway Jr Carl C: Method for producing a hydrocarbon-containing formation. Phillips Petroleum Company, August 28, 1973: US3754598 (100 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon-containing formation penetrated by at least one in-jection well and at least one producing well is produced by passing flooding fluid at a preselected rate into the formation via the injection well while transmitting oscillatory pressure waves from the injection well outwardly through ...


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Schlief Reinhard Dr: Process using ultrasonic or shock waves, and means for carrying it out.. Schering, June 14, 1989: EP0320433-A2 (97 worldwide citation)

In an ultrasonic or shock wave operating process, shock wave or ultrasonic generators generate shock waves or ultrasound in a medium in which a certain effect is to be achieved. An agent which contains or produces microbubbles which reinforce the effect of the shock waves or ultrasound is added to t ...


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Inoue Kiyoshi: Method employing wave energy for the extraction of sulfur from petroleum and the like. October 26, 1971: US3616375 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of decreasing the sulfur content of crude oil and other petroleum products in which the sulfur is present in an elemental state or in chemical combination with an organic substance (i.e., the crude oil), in which high-energy activation at relatively low temperatures ruptures carbon-sulfur b ...


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Stuckart Wolfgang Dipl Ing: Process for separating substances from liquids and apparatus for carrying out the process.. Stuckart Wolfgang, November 23, 1988: EP0292470-A1 (82 worldwide citation)

Verfahren zur Flockung, Fällung, Agglomeration oder Koagulation von gelösten, kolloidal gelösten, suspendierten oder emulgierten Inhaltsstoffen oder Mikroorganismen in Flüssigkeiten und Vorrichtung zur Durchführung des Verfahrens. Es wird die betreffende Flüssigkeit einem oder mehreren Feldern stehe ...


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Roy W Kuennen, Robin M Dykhouse, Dennis J Kool, Ronald C Markham, Bradley J Pippel, Dennis E Kidd, Merlin G Tiede: Home water purification system with automatic disconnecting of radiant energy source. Amway Corporation, Amway Corporation, July 16, 1996: US05536395 (71 worldwide citation)

A point of use water purification system for home use is provided comprising a carbon block filter housed in a self-contained disposable pressure vessel for removing particulates and organic contaminants from water. The filter is provided with a pore-size distribution, a binder and a flow path which ...


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Martin C Kuhn, Vernon Zeitz: Apparatus for ultrasonic processing of materials. Mineral Separation Corporation, Roger L Fidler, December 3, 1985: US04556467 (59 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and processes are disclosed for treating materials by exposure thereof to sonic or ultrasonic oscillations produced by oscillating plates which form part of a processing chamber and which are each activated by a plurality of transducers adjacent thereto. The transducers are excited by an e ...


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Murry Edward J: Multiple frequency ultrasonic method and apparatus for improved cavitation, emulsification and mixing. Fibra Sonics, October 19, 1971: US3614069 (59 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for obtaining a state of cavitation, emulsification and mixing wherein materials are subjected to a band of ultrasonic frequencies which are gradually shifted downwardly to cause bubbles in the material to grow and then applying a second set of ultrasonic frequencies but of a mu ...