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Warnock John E, Cohn Richard J, Mccoy William H, Padgett Allan P: Method and apparatus for viewing electronic documents. Adobe Systems, March 13, 1996: EP0701220-A1 (104 worldwide citation)


A reader for displaying an electronic document provided in a predetermined format and allowing articles of the document to be read in the direction of their content information flow. The reader includes a selector to select an article of the document to be read. A displayer displays a first portion ...


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Bao Qi bin, Higham Paul A: Hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus. Howmedica, March 13, 1996: EP0700671-A1 (92 worldwide citation)


An article for use in the preparation of a hydrogel prosthetic nucleus, for an intervertebral disc, having equilibrium water contents (EWCs) of from about 30 to about 90 % and compressive strengths of at least 4 meganewtons per square meter (MNm), at their EWCs, when subjected to the same constraint ...


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Le Khac Bi: Highly active double metal cyanide catalysts. Arco Chem Tech, March 13, 1996: EP0700949-A2 (73 worldwide citation)


A solid double metal cyanide (DMC) catalyst useful for epoxide polymerisation comprises: (a) a double metal cyanide cpd; (b) an organic complexing agent; and (c) about 5-80 wt% based on the amt of catalyst, of a polyether having a number average molecular wt greater than about 500. Also claimed are: ...


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Vishwanath Mohan, Chou Philip: Video image compression using weighted wavelet hierarchical vector quantization. Xerox, March 13, 1996: EP0701375-A2 (68 worldwide citation)


A weighted wavelet hierarchical vector quantization (WWHVQ) procedure is initiated by obtaining (12) an N x N pixel image where 8 bits per pixel. A look-up operation (14) is performed to obtain data representing a discrete wavelet transform (DWT) followed by a quantization of the data. Upon completi ...


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Belknap William Russell, Cleary Louise Irene, Eldridge James W, Fitchett Larry William, Luning Stephen G, Murray Christopher S, Olnowich Howard T, Saxena Ashok Raj, Schubert Karl David, Stansbury Buddy Floyd: Video optimised media streamer. Ibm, March 13, 1996: EP0701371-A1 (55 worldwide citation)


A media streamer (10) includes at least one storage node (16, 17) for storing a digital representation of a video presentation. The video presentation requires a time T to present in its entirety, and is stored as a plurality of N data blocks, each data block storing data corresponding approximately ...


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Plischke Manfred Dr, Schmidt Mattias Dr, Rezai Ebrahim: Absorbent composite structure and method of making the same. Procter & Gamble, March 13, 1996: EP0700672-A1 (53 worldwide citation)


The invention relates to an absorbent composite structure comprising a substrate having an upper and a lower surface and a plurality of hydrogel-forming polymer particles chemically bonded to at least one surface of the substrate (3), wherein the polymer particles (2) each comprise a plurality of cr ...


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Pacholok David R, Fouchard David T, Ebner Walter B: Equalization of charge on series connected cells or batteries. Ray O Vac, March 13, 1996: GB2293060-A (48 worldwide citation)


A charge equalizer has a transformer 65 with windings 67 - 70 which have equal numbers of turns and are connectable across respective ones of series connected cell units 11, 12, 60, 61 by means of respective switches 72 - 75. An oscillator 80 operating at a high frequency (eg. 25 or 30 KHz) turns al ...


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Plischke Manfred Dr, Schmidt Mattias Dr: Absorbent structure and its method of manufacture. Procter & Gamble, March 13, 1996: EP0700673-A1 (46 worldwide citation)


In a method of manufacturing an absorbent structure comprising a plurality of absorbent polymeric particles (12,12') a crosslinking (17,24) agent is reacted with the particles such that regions of different degrees of crosslinking are formed. Absorbent structures may be formed in this way comprising ...


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Oshima Toshio, Yamada Yukinori, Saibara Shoji, Kamoto Takanori, Nabeshima Tomio: Phosphor, phosphor composition, fluorescent mark carrier, and optical character reader. Hitachi Maxell, March 13, 1996: EP0700980-A1 (43 worldwide citation)


A fluorescent substance of the following general formula: LnXA1-XPO4 wherein Ln represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Nd, Yb and Er; A represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Y, La, Gd, Bi, Ce, Lu, In and Tb; and X represents a value with ...


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Mata Jacques, Nyfeler Marcel, Worek Denis: Articulation for components of an external fixator. Jaquet Orthopedie, March 13, 1996: EP0700664-A1 (42 worldwide citation)


The connector consists of pairs of jaws (10,20; 30,40) with grooves (12,32,42) in their facing surfaces to engage with pins and fixing rods and a coil spring (70) between the jaws which allows a pin or rod to be clipped into place. The connector has a central shaft (50) which passes through aperture ...



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