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John M Cotton: Shared buffer switching module. IPC Information Systems, Morgan & Finnegan, July 9, 1996: US05535197 (93 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a switch module for use in an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) system incorporating a shared buffer memory where incoming data cells are stored and subsequently transferred to exit ports. An incoming data cell is stored at a vacant buffer memory address on an interleaved, w ...


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Candace H Haigler, A Scott Holaday: Transgenic cotton plants with altered fiber characteristics transformed with a sucrose phosphate synthase nucleic acid. Texas Tech University, Nixon Peabody, October 29, 2002: US06472588 (93 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for increasing the quality of cotton fiber produced from a cotton plant by transformation with a DNA encoding sucrose phosphate synthase. In particular the fiber qualities include strength, length, fiber fineness, fiber maturity ratio, immature fiber content, f ...


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Christopher A Rowland, Michael G Vergano, Bryan P Eddy, Peter B Cotton: Apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, August 20, 1996: US05547469 (92 worldwide citation)

Catheter apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree includes a catheter with multiple lumens. A first lumen is adapted to receive a guidewire and can serve as a transport lumen for contrast agent. A second lumen carries a cutting wire for performing a sphincte ...


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Lionel D Aldridge, John K Cotton: Dip socket having preloading and antiwicking features. Burroughs Corporation, James E Ledbetter, Kevin R Peterson, August 12, 1980: US04217024 (92 worldwide citation)

A DIP socket having preloading and antiwicking features. Each socket contains a plurality of unitary metallic contacts wherein each contact has; a pair of outwardly bowed tails; an antiwicking stem; a U-shaped body with a pair of retention latches on the outward portions of the arms of the U-shaped ...


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Softening compositions. Unilever, October 2, 1974: GB1368599-A (92 worldwide citation)

1368599 Softening textiles UNILEVER Ltd 22 Sept 1971 [29 Sept 1970] 46230/70 Heading DIP [Also in Divisions C3 and C5] Cotton fabrics are softened by treatment with aqueous liquors containing cellulolytic C 1 -C x enzymes. Such enzymes may be mixed with amylases, proteases and lipases. The aqueous l ...


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Cellulase enzyme detergent composition. Kao, September 22, 1982: GB2094826-A (92 worldwide citation)

A detergent composition for clothes contains: (a) at least one surfactant selected from anionic surfactants, nonionic surfactants and ampholytic surfactants and (b) bacteria- and/or fungi-derived cellulase having the enzyme activity of at least 100 units for cotton cloths (1 unit is the activity for ...


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Mathews Dixie I: Apertured article and protective cover therefor. Clegg Cantrell & Crisman, November 19, 1974: US3848281 (90 worldwide citation)

An apertured article, for example, a toroidal foam rubber cushion suitable for use in an infant's head rest or the like, is protected by a cover which includes four sheets of formable material, for example, a textile such as woven cotton fibers, each having a shape conforming to the cross-sectional ...


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Moore Francis C, Perkinson Leon A: Surgical sponge or bandage. Moore Perk Corporation, July 25, 1972: US3678933 (88 worldwide citation)

Layers of thin thermoplastic film are brought into contact with opposite surfaces of superposed layers of absorbent material, such as sheets of fibrous crepe paper of facial quality, rayon fibers, or flexible polyurethane foam. The layers of plastic film are covered with a loosely-woven cotton scrim ...


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Michael D Rostoker: Floorplanning technique using multi-partitioning based on a partition cost factor for non-square shaped partitions. LSI Logic Corporation, Katz & Cotton, July 2, 1996: US05532934 (86 worldwide citation)

A technique for integrated circuit floorplanning using irregularly shaped dies (e.g., triangular, elongated rectangular, parallelogram-shaped, etc.) is described whereby the layout of the integrated circuit die is accomplished by partitioning (slicing) the die into progressively smaller groups of mo ...


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Robert A Lincoln: Nose-worn air filter. Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, January 15, 1991: US04984302 (85 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed which attaches to the nose and filters the air a person breathes through the nostrils of the nose. The filter element of the device covers the nostrils and base of the nose. Thus, the remainder of the face is uncovered. The device includes the filter element and an adhesive str ...



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