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Fred C Thomas III: Data cartridge marker for foreign object detection. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz MacKiewicz & Norris, May 23, 2000: US06067214 (3 worldwide citation)


A disk cartridge has various structures for clearly delineating the cartridge from foreign objects which may cause damage to a disk drive. In one embodiment, one or more serial reflectors are embedded within a cartridge so as to return a reflected illuminance pattern distinguishable from a flat spec ...


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Klaus Hohn, Alexandra Debray, Peter Schlotter, Ralf Schmidt, Jurgen Schneider: Wavelength-converting casting composition and its use. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, May 23, 2000: US06066861 (598 worldwide citation)


The wavelength-converting casting composition is based on a transparent epoxy casting resin with a luminous substance admixed. The composition is used in an electroluminescent component having a body that emits ultraviolet, blue or green light. An inorganic luminous substance pigment powder with lum ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Rex McCarthy: Signal processing apparatus and method. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 23, 2000: US06067462 (595 worldwide citation)


A method and an apparatus to analyze two measured signals that are modeled as containing desired and undesired portions such as noise, FM and AM modulation. Coefficients relate the two signals according to a model defined in accordance with the present invention. In one embodiment, a transformation ...


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Michael Sasha John: Adaptive brain stimulation method and system. Michael S John, May 23, 2000: US06066163 (525 worldwide citation)


An adaptive brain stimulation system and method is described which aids in the rehabilitation of patients from traumatic brain injury, coma, or other brain dysfunction. After a direct brain stimulator is implanted in a brain region of a patient, the patient is stimulated according to a set of stimul ...


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Craig K Poulton: Direct feedback controller for user interaction. Madson & Metcalf, May 23, 2000: US06066075 (519 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for providing stimuli to a user while sensing the performance and condition of the user may rely on a controller for programmably coordinating a tracking device and a sensory interface device. The tracking device may be equipped with sensors for sensing position, displacement ...


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Carter R Anderson, David T Giddings, James D Kurkowski, Robbi T Thompson, Kee Van Sin: Portable immediate response medical analyzer having multiple testing modules. Diametrics Medical, Nikolai Mersereau & Dietz P A, May 23, 2000: US06066243 (428 worldwide citation)


A portable device that includes a plurality of test modules for analyzing preselected concentrations of various body fluids of a patient. The portable diagnostic device interfaces and utilizes disposable cartridges and reagent diagnostic test strips and other fluid sample diagnostic devices to deter ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Robert Dan Dell, Alfred E Mann, Michael A Faltys: Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Bryant R Gold, May 23, 2000: US06067474 (424 worldwide citation)


An implantable system, such as a neural stimulator or a cochlear implant system, includes a rechargeable battery configuration having improved recharging and lifetime characteristics. The battery is housed within the implant's case and has first and second electrode plates. Each electrode plate has ...


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Gene Samson, Harold F Carrison: Mechanical clot treatment device with distal filter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, May 23, 2000: US06066149 (405 worldwide citation)


This is a surgical device usually delivered through an intravascular catheter. It may be used in several ways. It may, for instance, be used to open a clear passageway adjacent thrombus to allow both blood and medication to bypass the clot. It may be used to pierce and to remove thrombus. These thro ...


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Stephen Colvin, Eugene Grossi, Allan Katz, Paul Oddo: Passive knotless suture terminator for use in minimally invasive surgery and to facilitate standard tissue securing. Quickie, Pepe & Hazard, May 23, 2000: US06066160 (390 worldwide citation)


A suture securing apparatus comprising an apparatus body having a upper surface, a lower surface, an outer surface, and at least one aperture, the aperture having a longitudinal axis extending from the upper surface to the lower surface and defining an aperture surface, wherein a first longitudinal ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen Talmadge: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 23, 2000: US06066154 (386 worldwide citation)


A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone) against the inner cortex of bones whether the bones are fractured or not. The balloon comprises an inflatable, non-expandable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape ...



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