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Craig Allen
Craig Allen Bielek, Thanh Vo, Frederick James Brunner: Second-stage turbine nozzle airfoil. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye, January 7, 2003: US06503054 (51 worldwide citation)


The second-stage nozzles have vanes comprising airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth in inches in Table I with the X, Y and Z values commencing at the radially innermost aerodynamic section of the airfoil and then made relative to that ...


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Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Michele Doreen Heffner, Ruozhi Song, Dominique Hung Nhu Le, Elsie Mae Vickery: Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Alan Holler, January 7, 2003: US06504053 (23 worldwide citation)


A catalyst comprising a promoted mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated nitrile.


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Bob Ware
Stephen H Brown, Mark F Mathias, Robert A Ware, David H Olson: Selective para-xylene production by toluene methylation. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, January 7, 2003: US06504072 (48 worldwide citation)


There is provided a process for the selective production of para-xylene which comprises reacting toluene with methanol in the presence of a catalyst comprising a porous crystalline material having a Diffusion Parameter for 2,2 dimethylbutane of about 0.1-15 sec


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Low threading dislocation density relaxed mismatched epilayers without high temperature growth. AmberWave Systems Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 7, 2003: US06503773 (35 worldwide citation)


A semiconductor structure and method of processing same including a substrate, a lattice-mismatched first layer deposited on the substrate and annealed at a temperature greater than 100° C. above the deposition temperature, and a second layer deposited on the first layer with a greater lattice misma ...


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Kenneth L Levy, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Connected audio and other media objects. Digimarc Corporation, Joel R Meyer, Digimarc Corporation, January 7, 2003: US06505160 (602 worldwide citation)


Media objects are transformed into active, connected objects via identifiers embedded into them or their containers. In the context of a user's playback experience, a decoding process extracts the identifier from a media object and possibly additional context information and forwards it to a se ...


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Richard L Grant, Sudhir B Patel, Troy A McMillen: Method for releasing buttress material attached to a surgical fastening device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 7, 2003: US06503257 (541 worldwide citation)


A method for releasing buttress material from a stapling instrument when the buttress is attached to the instrument by an adhesive is disclosed. The method includes providing stapling instrument comprising first and a second opposed tissue clamping members movable between an open position, for recei ...


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Shawn T Huxel, John McAllen III, David W Overaker: Expandable anastomotic device. Ethicon, January 7, 2003: US06503259 (432 worldwide citation)


A surgical fastening system includes a fastener having a plurality of individual fastener pairs each having a piercing element with a pin that pierces the tissue to be repaired and a receiver portion that interlocks with the pin of a corresponding piercing element. A fastener dispenser holds the pie ...


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Steven F Baker: Method and apparatus for distributing location-based messages in a wireless communication network. Nortel Networks, January 7, 2003: US06505046 (426 worldwide citation)


The process and network processes a mobility origination message, derives the subscriber's location and constructs a set of coupons or advertisements based on that location, for that subscriber, and at that particular time. The coupons or advertisements are then transmitted to the subscriber&ap ...


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Masao Gotoh, Hiroki Mure, Hiroshi Shirakawa: Biosensor. TheraSense, Jacobson Holman PLLC, January 7, 2003: US06503381 (414 worldwide citation)


A biosensor comprises a space part for sucking and housing a sample formed of two upper and lower plates, the two plates being stuck together by an adhesive layer, the space part for sucking and housing the sample being constituted so as to be partially opened in the peripheral part and partially cl ...


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Nikiforos Kollias, Wei Dong Tian, Jenny E Freeman: Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring. The General Hospital Corporation, Kristofer E Elbing, January 7, 2003: US06505059 (405 worldwide citation)


Instruments and methods for performing non-invasive measurements of analyte concentrations and for monitoring, analyzing and regulating tissue status, such as tissue glucose levels.



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