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 (82 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 ...

Robert A Lincoln: Nose-worn air filter. Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, January 15, 1991: US04984302 (82 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 ...

Maliyakal E John: Cotton fiber-specific promoters. Monsanto Company, Timothy K Ball, Dennis R Hoerner Jr, Pharmacia Corporation, August 1, 2000: US06096950 (81 worldwide citation)

An isolated cotton fiber-specific promoter is disclosed. Preferably, this promoter comprises a nucleotide segment comprising at least 2.7 kb of the upstream genomic of a gene of the E6 family, or 1.7 kb of the upstream genomic family of the FbLate family.

Alan J Lawrence, John M Cotton, Jeffrey N Denenberg: Expandable digital switching network. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, John T O Halloran, Jeffrey P Morris, May 6, 1980: US04201891 (80 worldwide citation)

A distributed control digital switching network is configured as a group switch having a plurality of stages of multiport single sided switching elements for selectively interconnecting a plurality of input terminals via the transmission paths established through the network by path selection contro ...

Warning Walter B, Warning Jr Walter B: Method for making cotton candy. Tec Pak Corporation, Patnaude Edmond T, December 30, 1975: US3930043 (80 worldwide citation)

Spun sugar is collected in rotating collection pans from which it automatically feeds onto a conveyor belt which carries it through a compacting and sizing unit and then through a cutter and separator to provide spaced apart portions of sugar candy. The strands are pulled upwardly from the pans onto ...

John M Cotton, Gary V Pieper: Channel allocation system for distributed digital switching network. IPC Information Systems, Morgan & Finnegan, April 22, 1997: US05623489 (79 worldwide citation)

A channel allocation system for selecting the earliest available switch port and time division multiplexed channel for an outgoing transmission in a network of switch elements interconnected by a series of communications paths. An availability table for maintaining the free/busy state of each channe ...

Charles J Cotton, Stuart I Feldman, Walter D Sincoskie: Multicast routing algorithm. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, April 26, 1988: US04740954 (79 worldwide citation)

A method for routing data packets correctly and efficiently among a plurality of hosts in a multicast is disclosed. The hosts are connected to a packet switching network comprising a plurality of packet switches interconnected by trunks. A memory associated with the route controller in each switch m ...

Richard C Fuisz: Spun fibrous cosmetic and method of use. Fuisz Pharmaceutical, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, October 10, 1989: US04873085 (78 worldwide citation)

A melt spinnable carrier agent such as sugar is combined with a cosmetic then converted into fiber form by melt spinning with "cotton candy" fabricating equipment. The as-spun product is converted to compacted individual dosage units. Examples are presented for topical application. All applications ...

Tetsuro Aoki, Shun ichi Naka: Solid state image sensor provided with a transparent resin layer having water repellency and oil repellency and flattening a surface thereof. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, December 26, 1995: US05479049 (78 worldwide citation)

A first transparent protection layer is formed on color filters, and micro lenses are further formed on the first transparent protection layer. Then unevenness due to the micro lenses is flattened by a first transparent resin layer which has water repellency and oil repellency (low surface energy), ...

John T Sullivan: Cotton candy machine. Sells Floto, Blum Kaplan, December 27, 1988: US04793782 (77 worldwide citation)

A floss head assembly for making striped cotton candy is provided. The floss head assembly has upper and lower chambers that are adapted to melt two different colors of sugar in order to provide striped cotton candy. A stripe enhancer is provided intermediate the upper and lower chambers and serves ...

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