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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John Fisher: Optical switch assembly with flex plate and method for making. Haleos, June 12, 2003: US20030108272-A1 (3 worldwide citation)


An optical switch and method for assembling are described. Optical arrays are mounted on a flex plate with an interface between them. The direction of certain forces on the flex plate allows coupling/decoupling of the optical arrays. The flex plate includes an area which exhibits a different flex pr ...


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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Suzanne Scott: Apparatus and method for forming inflated containers. Sealed Air Corporation, June 12, 2003: US20030106282-A1


An apparatus for forming inflated containers generally includes a mechanism that conveys a web of film along a path of travel, the film web including one or more pre-formed flexible containers; an inflation assembly positioned adjacent the travel path to direct gas into the containers, thereby formi ...


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Whitman Michael P, Burbank John E: Surgical cutting and stapling device. Power Medical Interventions, BIRDE Patrick J, June 12, 2003: WO/2003/047436 (23 worldwide citation)


A surgical device includes a first jaw and a second jaw disposed in opposed correspondence with the first jaw. The second jaw is mechanically coupled to the first jaw at a proximal end opposite a distal end. A cutting element is disposed within the second jaw, and a first driver is configured to mov ...


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Yoo Tae Kyung: Optical microphone. Epivalley, Yoo Tae Kyung, LEE Hoo Dong, June 12, 2003: WO/2003/049494 (17 worldwide citation)


The present invention discloses an optical microphone. If a semiconductor laser light is projected on a diaphragm, the diaphragm vibrates according to external acoustic signals. Its variation is detected using light receiving element, thereby resulting in the difference in the path of the reflected ...


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Michael N Kozicki: Programmable chip-to-substrate interconnect structure and device and method of forming same. Snell & Wilmer, One Arizona Center, June 12, 2003: US20030107105-A1 (13 worldwide citation)


A structure and system for forming an electrical interconnection between a microelectronic device and a substrate and a method of forming the interconnection are disclosed. The interconnection includes a first electrode formed on the microelectronic device, a second electrode formed on the substrate ...


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Nagaoka Keishin, Tomio Shigetoshi, Hirose Tadatsugu, Kaneko Keiichi, Kameyama Shigeki, Kishi Tomokatsu, Sakamoto Tetsuya, Takamori Takahiro, Takagi Akihiro: Plasma display panel and its driving method. Fujitsu, June 12, 2003: KR1020020022258 (6 worldwide citation)


PURPOSE: A plasma display panel and its driving method are provided to improve a driving voltage margin in a process for driving the plasma display panel by changing continuously supply voltage values to the positive direction and the negative direction. CONSTITUTION: A plasma display panel includes ...


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Ravi Jallepally, Shih Hung Li, Alain Duboust, Jun Zhao, Liang Yuh Chen, Daniel A Carl: Apparatus and method for fast-cycle atomic layer deposition. Applied Materials, Applied Materials, June 12, 2003: US20030106490-A1 (5 worldwide citation)


Method and apparatus for depositing layers by atomic layer deposition. A virtual shower curtain is established between the substrate support and chamber to minimize the volume in which the reactants are distributed. A showerhead may be used to allow closer placement of the substrate thereto, further ...


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Mathias Larsson, Charilaos Christopoulos, Magnus Jandel, Diego Santa Cruz, Touradj Ebrahmi: Partial retrieval of images in the compressed domain. Nixon & Vanderhye PC, June 12, 2003: US20030110299-A1 (5 worldwide citation)


In a method and a system for retrieving images in a client-server system, images are stored as a set of independently decodable units (CU's) on the server. A client issues a series of requests for image information. Each request contain a request number, information on what image information the cli ...


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Spenser Benjamin, Benichu Netanel, Bash Assaf, Zakai Avraham: Implantable prosthetic valve. Percutaneous Valve Technologies, Spenser Benjamin, Benichu Netanel, Bash Assaf, Zakai Avraham, DIPPERT William H, June 12, 2003: WO/2003/047468 (4 worldwide citation)


A valve prosthesis device (20) is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises a support stent (22), comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and ...


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Chan Daigle, Michael Bullock, Andrei Filippov, Scott Costa, Mike Cowan: Sealant for expandable connection. Shell Oil, Haynes And Boone, June 12, 2003: US20030107217-A1 (3 worldwide citation)


A sealant for an expandable connection. The threaded portions of a pair of expandable tubulars are coated with a sealant. The threaded portions of the expandable tubulars are then coupled. The sealant is cured. The expandable tubulars are then placed within a preexisting structure. The expandable tu ...



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