Patents 5728056 - 5728313

 

 

Patent 5728056: Lumbago correcting belt
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : ORTHOPEDIC BANDAGE : Splint or brace : Body (e.g., scoliosis brace) : By chemically reactive material (e.g., plaster cast))

Patent 5728057: Elastic knee wrap having glue stays
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : BANDAGE STRUCTURE : Support covering : For a particular body portion : Arm or leg : Toenail appliance)

Patent 5728058: Elastic knee wrap
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : BANDAGE STRUCTURE : Support covering : For a particular body portion : Arm or leg : Toenail appliance)

Patent 5728059: Slit sleeve wrist support
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : BANDAGE STRUCTURE : Support covering : For a particular body portion : Arm or leg : Wrist :)

Patent 5728060: Blood collection and separation system
(SURGERY : BLOOD DRAWN AND REPLACED OR TREATED AND RETURNED TO BODY : Constituent removed from blood and remainder returned to body : Component of blood removed (i.e., pheresis) : Plasma :)

Patent 5728061: Device and method for treating hydrocephalus
(SURGERY : DEVICES TRANSFERRING FLUIDS FROM WITHIN ONE AREA OF BODY TO ANOTHER (E.G., SHUNTS, ETC.) : With flow control means (e.g., check valves, hydrocephalus pumps, etc.) : Oxygenating means)

Patent 5728062: Apparatus and methods for vibratory intraluminal therapy employing magnetostrictive transducers
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : With means for cutting, scarifying, or vibrating (e.g., ultrasonic, etc.) tissue : With tubular injection means inserted into body)

Patent 5728063: High torque balloon catheter
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having reinforcing means (e.g., reinforcing coil, etc.) : Particular surface characteristics (e.g., rib, groove, corrugation, etc.))

Patent 5728064: Balloon catheter with improved pressure source
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having indicator means : Valve controlling means)

Patent 5728065: Self-venting elastomeric balloon catheter
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having remote control for applying light, electricity, or heat to alter conduit shape (e.g., shape memory alloy, etc.))

Patent 5728066: Injection systems and methods
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having remote control for applying light, electricity, or heat to alter conduit shape (e.g., shape memory alloy, etc.))

Patent 5728067: Rapidly exchangeable coronary catheter
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Rapid exchange type (e.g., monorail, etc.) : Lumen extending from proximal end to aperture proximal of inflated means)

Patent 5728068: Multi-purpose balloon catheter
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having plural balloons on conduit : Displaying inflation or deflation data)

Patent 5728069: Device for the pulsed pumping of liquids, particularly blood
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Treating material forced into or out of body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means (e.g., pressure infusion or aspiration, etc.) : Material impelled by pump : Means broken, cut, pierced, or torn to permit material flow)

Patent 5728070: Portable chemotherapy treatment dispenser system
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means for securing conduit to body : Belt, strap, or band securing means : Obturator or stylet)

Patent 5728071: Injection patch
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means for securing conduit to body : Adhesive securing means : Obturator or stylet)

Patent 5728072: Disposable earlobe piercing device and the like
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Puncturing or piercing : Spring driven or biased into cutting position)

Patent 5728073: Syringe
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.) : Having cover or protector for body entering conduit : Entire body entering conduit stored in cavity in piston or piston actuator inside syringe prior to use : And impelling material conduit into body)

Patent 5728074: Pen-type injector with a microprocessor and blood characteristic monitor
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.) : Having means for metering material flow to or from body : Septum pierced by conduit to permit flow)

Patent 5728075: Injection devices
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.) : Having means for metering material flow to or from body : Including means for controlling piston stroke length : By rotatable means (e.g., micrometer, etc.) :)

Patent 5728076: Ampoule holder and actuator
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.) : With piston or plunger for expelling material from body or injector reservoir : Material reservoir (e.g., cartridge, etc.) removably mounted in syringe : By rotatable means (e.g., micrometer, etc.))

Patent 5728077: Intravenous delivery system
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means for controlling material flow to or from body, or metering a predetermined dose or amount : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.))

Patent 5728078: Medical suctioning bacteria valve and related method
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means for controlling material flow to or from body, or metering a predetermined dose or amount : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.))

Patent 5728079: Catheter which is visible under MRI
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) : Flexible catheter or means (e.g., coupling) used therewith : Vaginal or douche type)

Patent 5728080: Degassing device for an artificial anal bag
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Receptacle attached to or inserted within body to receive discharge therefrom : Receptacle engaging around permanent surgically constructed body opening (e.g., colostomy, etc.) : Having deodorant means (e.g., filter) : With external collector or support means)

Patent 5728081: Absorbent composite article having fluid acquisition sub-layer
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : Containing particular materials, fibers, or particles : Thermoplastic : Catamenial receptacle)

Patent 5728082: Absorbent body with two different superabsorbents
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : Containing particular materials, fibers, or particles : Collagen or gelling material : Catamenial receptacle)

Patent 5728083: Multilayered absorbent structures
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : Containing particular materials, fibers, or particles : Collagen or gelling material : Catamenial receptacle)

Patent 5728084: Absorbent article with controlled distribution of liquid
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : Containing layers having differing absorption characteristics (e.g., flow control, wicking, etc.) : Cellulose or cellulosic materials)

Patent 5728085: Method for the manufacturing of an absorbent structure and an absorbent article comprising an absorbent structure manufactured according to
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : Containing layers having differing absorption characteristics (e.g., flow control, wicking, etc.) : Cellulose or cellulosic materials)

Patent 5728086: Universal flexible plastic container with multiple access ports
(SURGERY : CONTAINER FOR BLOOD OR BODY TREATING MATERIAL, OR MEANS USED THEREWITH (E.G., NEEDLE FOR PIERCING CONTAINER CLOSURE, ETC.) : Bag type : Specific garment, holder, or support for absorbent pad)

Patent 5728087: Universal flexible plastic container with multiple access ports of inverted Y shape configuration
(SURGERY : CONTAINER FOR BLOOD OR BODY TREATING MATERIAL, OR MEANS USED THEREWITH (E.G., NEEDLE FOR PIERCING CONTAINER CLOSURE, ETC.) : Bag type : Specific garment, holder, or support for absorbent pad)

Patent 5728088: Osmotic system for delivery of fluid-sensitive somatotropins to bovine animals
(SURGERY : CONTROLLED RELEASE THERAPEUTIC DEVICE OR SYSTEM : Osmotic or diffusion pumped device or system :)

Patent 5728089: Microfabricated structure to be used in surgery
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS :)

Patent 5728090: Apparatus for irradiating living cells
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : With particular wavelength :)

Patent 5728091: Optical fiber for myocardial channel formation
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : Applicators : Placed in body : With optical fiber :)

Patent 5728092: Light delivery catheter
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : Applicators : Placed in body : With optical fiber :)

Patent 5728094: Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : Coagulation)

Patent 5728095: Method of using an orthopaedic fixation device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : External fixation means : Couch)

Patent 5728096: External trochanter splint
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : External fixation means : Couch)

Patent 5728097: Method for subcutaneous suprafascial internal fixation
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Spinal positioner or stabilizer : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 5728098: Multi-angle bone screw assembly using shape-memory technology
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Spinal positioner or stabilizer : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 5728099: Implant
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Femoral screw : Cross-fastened)

Patent 5728100: Medullary Anchor
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Orthopedic cutting instrument : Shape memory material)

Patent 5728102: Disposable intraocular lens insertion system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for removing, inserting or aiding in the removal or insertion of eye lens material : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 5728103: Implantable subcutaneous access device and method of using same
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for inserting or removing conduit within body : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 5728104: Method of catheter balloon manufacture and use
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for inserting or removing conduit within body : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 5728106: Radio-transparent system for stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated radiation therapy
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Stereotaxic device : With fragmenting means)

Patent 5728107: Surgical suturing apparatus with loading mechanism
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : By severing)

Patent 5728108: Rotary drive mechanism for instrument handle
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : By severing)

Patent 5728109: Surgical knot and method for its formation
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : By severing)

Patent 5728110: Procedure for use of laparoscopic surgical instruments
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : Clip applier : Clip fed from supply : With mechanical means for applying tension (e.g., gearing, reels, etc.))

Patent 5728112: Combined tissue clamping and suturing instrument
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : Mechanical suture or ligature applier : Clip fed from supply)

Patent 5728113: Endoscopic vascular suturing apparatus
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : Mechanical suture or ligature applier : Shuttle action by suture passing device : With mechanical means for applying tension (e.g., gearing, reels, etc.))

Patent 5728114: Apparatus and methods of use for preventing blood seepage at a percutaneous puncture site
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : Suturing or ligating aid or guide : Means for clamping needle to handle)

Patent 5728115: Perfusion clamp
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Surgical mesh, connector, clip, clamp or band : Suturing or ligating aid or guide)

Patent 5728116: Spiral surgical tack
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Surgical mesh, connector, clip, clamp or band : Suturing or ligating aid or guide)

Patent 5728117: Retractable capsulorrehexis instument
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Corneal cutter or guide for corneal cutter : By electrical or thermal application)

Patent 5728118: Apparatus and method for harvesting a bone-tendon-bone ligament graft
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Cutter carried on elongated probe-like member : Recriprocating or oscillating cutter : Removable)

Patent 5728119: Method and inflatable chamber apparatus for separating layers of tissue
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Blunt dissectors : Puncturing or piercing)

Patent 5728120: Wrist clamp for arterial compression
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : External pressure applicator : With emboli trap or filter)

Patent 5728121: Surgical grasper devices
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Forceps : Jaw structure : Horn bender)

Patent 5728122: Guide wire with releaseable barb anchor
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 5728123: Balloon actuated catheter
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : With means for cutting, scarifying, or vibrating (e.g., ultrasonic, etc.) tissue : With tubular injection means inserted into body)

Patent 5728124: Medical needle for use in ultrasound imaging and method of enhancing the visiblity of such a needle to ultrasound
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : With means for cutting, scarifying, or vibrating (e.g., ultrasonic, etc.) tissue : With tubular injection means inserted into body)

Patent 5728125: Menstrual detector
(SURGERY : MEANS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY FLUIDS OR WASTE MATERIAL (E.G., RECEPTACLES, ETC.) : Absorbent pad for external or internal application and supports therefor (e.g., catamenial devices, diapers, etc.) : With wetness indicator or alarm : Flexible apron type)

Patent 5728127: Apparatus for maintaining vertebrae of a spinal column in a desired spatial relationship
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Spinal positioner or stabilizer : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 5728128: Femoral neck anteversion guide
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Means for use in bone reperation : Drill or pin guide : X-ray positioned : Pressurized cement placement)

Patent 5728129: Distal atherectomy catheter
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Cutter carried on elongated probe-like member : Artery or vein)

Patent 5728130: Ultrasonic trocar system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Puncturing or piercing : Spring driven or biased into cutting position)

Patent 5728131: Coupling device and method of use
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent in combination with graft : Expandable stent with constraining means)

Patent 5728132: Self-sealing vascular access device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 5728133: Anchoring device and method for sealing percutaneous punctures in vessels
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 5728134: Method and apparatus for hemostasis
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Chemical bonding material applied to wound edges : Horn bender)

Patent 5728135: Stiffened suture for use in a suturing device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture or ligature : Filament attachment)

Patent 5728136: Knotless suture anchor assembly
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture retaining means (e.g., buttons) : Organic material containing)

Patent 5728137: Liquid dispensing system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Oral pacifier : Organic material containing)

Patent 5728138: Cardiac defibrillator with multi-phase ferroelectric/antiferroelectric capacitor
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Electrical therapeutic systems : Cardioverting/defibrillating :)

Patent 5728139: Automatic waveform selection for defibrillation
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Electrical therapeutic systems : Cardioverting/defibrillating : Sensing body condition or signal other than electrocardiographic signal :)

Patent 5728140: Method for evoking capture of left ventricle using transeptal pacing lead
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Electrical therapeutic systems : Heart rate regulating (e.g., pacing) : Computing energy required or contact impedance)

Patent 5728141: Electrotherapy apparatus
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : Electric current : Ultraviolet)

Patent 5728142: Method and apparatus of increasing venous blood flow to the hand
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : Solar (Natural) light applicator)

Patent 5728143: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : Electromagnetic radiation (e.g., infrared) : Microwave or RF (high frequency) : By partially or wholly implanted device)

Patent 5728144: Steerable coaxial cable systems for cardiac ablation
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : Electromagnetic radiation (e.g., infrared) : Microwave or RF (high frequency) : By partially or wholly implanted device)

Patent 5728145: Thermal blanket with central air inlet
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : With fluid supply : Microwave or RF (high frequency))

Patent 5728146: Thermal neck wrap having wing shape and means for position maintenance
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : For specific external body area : Head, face, or neck : Blood)

Patent 5728147: Body pad
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : With support or fastening means : Hand or foot)

Patent 5728148: Stylet unit for implanting a medical electrode cable
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Electrical energy applicator : Placed in body : Hand or foot)

Patent 5728149: Integral spiral band electrode for transvenous defibrillation leads
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Electrical energy applicator : Placed in body : Heart : Catheter or endocardial (inside heart) type : Respiratory movement)

Patent 5728150: Expandable microporous prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent structure : Stent penetrating natural blood vessel)

Patent 5728151: Intercostal access devices for less-invasive cardiovascular surgery
(SURGERY : MISCELLANEOUS : Methods : Holding strap extending circumferentially of head or neck)

Patent 5728152: Bioresorbable heart valve support
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : HEART VALVE : Made of synthetic material)

Patent 5728153: Stentless heart valve surgical support device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : By severing)

Patent 5728154: Communication method for implantable medical device
(SURGERY : MISCELLANEOUS : Devices placed entirely within body and means used therewith (e.g., magnetic implant locator) : Holding strap extending circumferentially of head or neck)

Patent 5728155: Adjustable intraocular lens
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : EYE PROSTHESIS (E.G., LENS OR CORNEAL IMPLANT, OR ARTIFICIAL EYE, ETC.) : Intraocular lens : Having supporting structure for lens : Specific supporting structure (e.g., haptic, plate, etc.) : Haptic includes notch :)

Patent 5728156: Prismatic intraocular lenses and related methods of in situ alteration of their optical characteristics
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : EYE PROSTHESIS (E.G., LENS OR CORNEAL IMPLANT, OR ARTIFICIAL EYE, ETC.) : Intraocular lens : Prismatic lens : Multifocal lens)

Patent 5728157: Biocompatible composite prostheses
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Implant or insert : Surgical implant or material : Coated particulate form (e.g., liposome, etc.))

Patent 5728158: Expandable stents
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Hollow or tubular part or organ (e.g., bladder, urethra, bronchi, bile duct, etc.) : Stent : Including natural bone tissue)

Patent 5728159: Serrated bone graft
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Having textured outer surface : Stem structure)

Patent 5728160: Membrane seal for sealing apertures in bones
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Skin)

Patent 5728161: Large taper modular shoulder prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Hip joint bone : Total femoral bone (i.e., including joint head and femoral stem) : Set of plural femoral securement members : Pin anchoring means)

Patent 5728162: Asymmetric condylar and trochlear femoral knee component
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Knee joint bone : Having member secured to femoral and tibial bones : Including lateral and medial condyles : Movable)

Patent 5728163: Phalangeal joint prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Wrist, hand (e.g., finger, etc.) : Finger bone : Lunate or scaphoid bone)

Patent 5728164: Hip joint for orthopedic orthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Torso attachment : Foot covering or support)

Patent 5728165: Adjustable post-operative preparatory prosthetic system
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Foot covering or support)

Patent 5728166: Removable interface cushion for a prosthetic limb
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.) : Including natural bone tissue)

Patent 5728167: Prosthetic sock for reducing movement between residual limb and prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.) : Including natural bone tissue)

Patent 5728168: Elastomer reinforcement of an elastomer interface membr for residual limb of an amputee
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.) : Including natural bone tissue)

Patent 5728169: Lining material for use with prosthetics and similar devices and method for making and using same
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.) : Including natural bone tissue)

Patent 5728170: Below-knee prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Socket holder : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.) : Fluid : Including sleeve around stem member)

Patent 5728171: Composite/metal pyramid prosthetic components
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Adjustable shank or thigh : Cushioning means (e.g., pad or liner, etc.))

Patent 5728172: Hinge joint in orthopaedic prostheses and ortheses
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Knee : Brake or latch : Weight or position responsive : Including sleeve around stem member)

Patent 5728173: Artificial knee joint
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Knee : Brake or latch : Weight or position responsive : Including sleeve around stem member)

Patent 5728174: Swing phase control for an artificial knee joint
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Knee : Spring : Adjustable friction joint)

Patent 5728175: Artificial ankle joint with cushion structures and prosthetic devices formed therewith
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Ankle : Universal joint : Resilient : Including sleeve around stem member)

Patent 5728176: Attachment construction for prosthesis
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Ankle : Resiliently actuated or controlled : Spring : Including sleeve around stem member)

Patent 5728177: Prosthesis with foam block ankle
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Foot : Resilient : Spring)

Patent 5728178: Guide tube for gastrostomy tube placement
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means for protruding skin to facilitate piercing it : Electric means)

Patent 5728179: Compositions for removing finishing agents containing silicone oil, aqueous dispersions prepared therefrom and their use
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : CLEANING OR LAUNDERING : Cellulose ester or ether fibers)

Patent 5728180: Adsorbent combinations for enhanced removal of sodium oxalate from bayer process spent liquor
(CHEMISTRY: PHYSICAL PROCESSES : PHYSICAL PROCESSES : Crystallization : Heavy metal or aluminum compounds : Aluminum compounds :)

Patent 5728181: Electrodes for electrochemical cells and method of making same
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electric battery cell making : Including coating or impregnating : Applying terminal)

Patent 5728182: Polyalkyl esters of substituted polyphenyl ethers and fuel compositions containing the same
(FUEL AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS : LIQUID FUELS (EXCLUDING FUELS THAT ARE EXCLUSIVELY MIXTURES OF LIQUID HYDROCARBONS) : Organic compound containing -NC or -CN group : Phosphorus triester)

Patent 5728183: Shift reactor for use with an underoxidized burner
(GAS: HEATING AND ILLUMINATING : GENERATORS : Carbide cartridges)

Patent 5728184: Method for making ceramic materials from boehmite
(ABRASIVE TOOL MAKING PROCESS, MATERIAL, OR COMPOSITION : WITH INORGANIC MATERIAL : Metal or metal oxide :)

Patent 5728185: Closed system for volatile organic compound recycling
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : INCLUDING INLET MEANS FOR DIVERSE GAS OR SOLID FOR GAS TREATMENT : Steam is diverse gas : Imperforate, impermeable baffle)

Patent 5728186: Waste gas treatment apparatus
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : WITH GAS AND LIQUID CONTACT APPARATUS : Movably mounted contact liquid distributor : Liquid bath or reservoir for contact)

Patent 5728187: Air filtration media
(GAS SEPARATION : TWO OR MORE SEPARATORS (E.G., SPACED FILTERS IN FLOW LINE OR CASING) : Plies or layers of different characteristics or orientation : Planar)

Patent 5728188: Glass gob distributor zeroing fixture and method of orienting a glass gob distributor
(GLASS MANUFACTURING : PROCESSES : With furnace charging means)

Patent 5728189: Method of altering the visible absorption characteristics of permanently tinted photochromic glasses
(GLASS MANUFACTURING : PROCESSES : Operating under inert or reducing conditions : By etching or leaching)

Patent 5728190: Melting furnace and process for the inertization of hazardous substances by vitrification
(GLASS MANUFACTURING : PROCESSES : Fining or homogenizing molten glass : Oxygen enriched or nitrogen reduced gas utilized (i.e., modified air) : With segregation prior to discharge)

Patent 5728191: Plunger for gob feeder
(GLASS MANUFACTURING : MOLTEN GLASS DISPENSING MEANS (E.G., FEEDER OR LADLE) : Discharge orifice below melt level : By reciprocating plunger-type discharge assistant : At orifice)

Patent 5728192: Method of processing waste materials to produce a product usable as a heat source and plant growth medium
(CHEMISTRY: FERTILIZERS : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Organic material-containing : From industrial wastes : Sugar or distillery : With other organic matter)

Patent 5728193: Process for recovering metals from iron oxide bearing masses
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Electrothermic processes (e.g., microwave, induction, resistance, electric arc, plasma, etc.) : Plasma : Producing or treating Aluminum(Al), Beryllium(Be), Cobalt(Co), Chromium(Cr), Magnesium(Mg), Nickel(Ni), Titanium(Ti), or alloy thereof)

Patent 5728194: Silver-iron material for electrical switching contacts (III)
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : COMPOSITIONS : Consolidated metal powder compositions : With nonmetal constituent - Silicon(Si) considered a metal (e.g., cermet, etc.) : Oxide containing : Oxide of Aluminum(Al), Beryllium(Be), Magnesium(Mg), Alkaline earth metal, Scandium(Sc), Yttrium(Y), Lanthanide metal, Actinide metal, Titanium (Ti), Zirconium(Zr), or Hafnium(Hf) : And clay (e.g., bentonite, montmorillonite, etc.), cement, or Alkali metal silicate)

Patent 5728195: Method for producing nanocrystalline multicomponent and multiphase materials
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or purifying free metal powder or producing or purifying alloys in powder form (i.e., named or of size up to 1,000 microns in its largest dimension) : Producing alloy : Using Alkaline earth metal or compound thereof)

Patent 5728196: Process for waste thermolysis
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : Treating multicomponent metal-containing scrap having an integral substrate to separate metal therefrom by temperature modification or chemical process at least one metal remains solid during separation : Removing nonmetal from metal : Reduction)

Patent 5728197: Reclamation process for tungsten carbide/cobalt using acid digestion
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : Below 300 degrees C : Covering the surface of molten metal)

Patent 5728198: Process and apparatus for gas purification
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : SOLID SORPTION : With plural indirect heat transfer steps on solid sorbent or gaseous fluid mixture or constituent thereof : Rotating housing containing fixed sorbent or rotating plurality of housings)

Patent 5728199: Insert for air flow ducts
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : ELECTRIC FIELD SEPARATION APPARATUS (E.G., ELECTRICAL PRECIPITATOR, ELECTROSTATIC TYPE, ETC.) : Electric charge produced by friction (e.g., by gas flow, etc.) : Organic compound containing layer)

Patent 5728200: Compact deaerator unit and feedwater system
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : DEGASIFYING MEANS FOR LIQUID : With control means responsive to sensed condition : With liquid level sensing means : Separator inlet or outlet valve responsive to float level : Compressor)

Patent 5728201: Ink, and ink-jet recording method and instruments using the same
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Marking : Inks : Organic dye containing : Organic nitrogen compound containing : The nitrogen is a ring member of a heterocyclic ring : Six-ring members in the heterocyclic ring : Acyclic azo attached directly or indirectly to the heterocyclic ring by nonionic bonding :)

Patent 5728202: Gilsonite modified, natural, hydrocarbon-enriched sand composition
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Bituminous material or tarry residue : With filler, dye or pigment : Specified particle or screen-mesh size stated : With hydrocarbon)

Patent 5728203: Aqueous protective and adhesion promoting composition
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Silicon containing other than solely as silicon dioxide or as part of an aluminum-containing compound : N-containing Si compound : Nitrogen containing)

Patent 5728204: Preparation of phthalocyanine-containing waterborne coating systems
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Pigment, filler, or aggregate compositions, e.g., stone, shale, pebbles, rock, etc. : Composition contains identified material other than water : Phthalocyanine or derivative containing : Mixed phthalocyanines or derivatives : Pigment treatment)

Patent 5728205: Process for the addition of boron in a TiO.sub.2 manufacturing process
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Pigment, filler, or aggregate compositions, e.g., stone, shale, pebbles, rock, etc. : Composition contains identified material other than water : Titanium compound containing (Ti) : Oxidation of titanium tetrahalide or product : Silicon containing)

Patent 5728206: Surface-treated organic pigments
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Pigment, filler, or aggregate compositions, e.g., stone, shale, pebbles, rock, etc. : Composition contains identified material other than water : Organic pigment containing : Inorganic silicon compound, e.g., diatomaceous earth, soil, glass, sand, etc., or material derived therefrom)

Patent 5728207: Cement admixture product having improved rheological properties and process of forming same
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Inorganic settable ingredient containing : Ash containing (e.g., fly ash, volcanic ash, coal ash, etc.) : Portland type cement : Calcium sulfate containing (e.g., gypsum, plaster of Paris, anhydrite, etc.))

Patent 5728208: Concrete mix, process for preparing same, an additive for concrete mix, and process for preparing same
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Inorganic settable ingredient containing : Portland type cement : Halogen containing (F, Cl, Br, I) : Calcium sulfate specified (e.g., gypsum, anhydrite, plaster of Paris, etc.))

Patent 5728209: Unitized cement admixture
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Additive materials for inorganic cements which contain a hydraulic settable material : Composition contains identified material other than water)

Patent 5728210: Composition and method to control cement slurry loss and viscosity
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Additive materials for inorganic cements which contain a hydraulic settable material : Organic material containing additive (e.g., carbohydrate, bituminous material, etc.) : Organic material containing)

Patent 5728211: Silicon single crystal with low defect density and method of producing same
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Having pulling during growth (e.g., Czochralski method, zone drawing) : With a step of measuring, testing, or sensing (e.g., using TV, photo, or X-ray detector or weight changes) :)

Patent 5728212: Method of preparing compound semiconductor crystal
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Having pulling during growth (e.g., Czochralski method, zone drawing) : Forming an intended mixture (excluding mixed crystal) (e.g., doped) : Using a sectioned crucible or providing replenishment of precursor)

Patent 5728213: Method of growing a rare earth silicate single crystal
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Having pulling during growth (e.g., Czochralski method, zone drawing) : Forming an intended mixture (excluding mixed crystal) (e.g., doped) : Using a sectioned crucible or providing replenishment of precursor)

Patent 5728214: Surface treatment of an oxide LNBA2CU307-X single crystal
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : FORMING FROM VAPOR OR GASEOUS STATE (E.G., VPE, SUBLIMATION) : With decomposition of a precursor (except impurity or dopant precursor) composed of diverse atoms (e.g., CVD) : With pretreatment or preparation of a base (e.g., annealing) : With significant flow manipulation or condition, other than merely specifying the components or their sequence or both)

Patent 5728215: Method for forming a film by selective area MOCVD growth
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : FORMING FROM VAPOR OR GASEOUS STATE (E.G., VPE, SUBLIMATION) : With decomposition of a precursor (except impurity or dopant precursor) composed of diverse atoms (e.g., CVD) : Using an organic precursor (e.g., propane, metal-organic, MOCVD, MOVPE) : Fully-sealed or vacuum-maintained chamber (e.g., ampoule))

Patent 5728216: Continuous tumble coating and breading apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : EDIBLE BASE OR COATING TYPE : With means to return indicator to zero point)

Patent 5728217: Apparatus for hardening covered seeds
(COATING APPARATUS : EDIBLE BASE OR COATING TYPE : With means to return indicator to zero point)

Patent 5728218: Apparatus for covering seeds with gel
(COATING APPARATUS : EDIBLE BASE OR COATING TYPE : With means to return indicator to zero point)

Patent 5728219: Modular die for applying adhesives
(COATING APPARATUS : PROJECTION OR SPRAY TYPE : Plural projectors : Simultaneously acting on work : With common projector)

Patent 5728220: Tire soaper apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : PROJECTION OR SPRAY TYPE : Endless conveyer for work : Endless conveyer for work)

Patent 5728221: Apparatus for forming fluorescent layer for black-and-white CRT
(COATING APPARATUS : WORK HOLDERS, OR HANDLING DEVICES : With tank structure, liquid supply, control, and/or nonradiant heating means)

Patent 5728222: Apparatus for chemical vapor deposition of aluminum oxide
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Web or sheet work)

Patent 5728223: Reactant gas ejector head and thin-film vapor deposition apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Web or sheet work)

Patent 5728224: Apparatus and method for manufacturing a packaging material using gaseous phase atmospheric photo chemical vapor deposition to apply a
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Running length work : Cut off)

Patent 5728225: Viscous liquid compositions of xylitol and a process for preparing them
(SUGAR, STARCH, AND CARBOHYDRATES : : Miscellaneous : Cookers)

Patent 5728226: Process for cleaning an assembled spin pack of a melt spinning assembly
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Including application of electrical radiant or wave energy to work :)

Patent 5728227: Method for removing a diffusion coating from a nickel base alloy
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : For metallic, siliceous, or calcareous basework, including chemical bleaching, oxidation or reduction : Semiconductor cleaning)

Patent 5728228: Method for removing residual liquid from parts using a polyorganosiloxane
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Including regeneration, purification, recovery or separation of agent used : Longitudinally traveling work, of bar, strip, strand, sheet or web form)

Patent 5728229: Test probe cleaner
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : With work or work parts movable during treatment : Including steam, gaseous agent or temperature feature)

Patent 5728230: Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same
(BATTERIES: THERMOELECTRIC AND PHOTOELECTRIC : PHOTOELECTRIC : Panel or array : Encapsulated or with housing : Hybrid conversion system)

Patent 5728231: Precursor for semiconductor thin films and method for producing semiconductor thin films
(METAL TREATMENT : BARRIER LAYER STOCK MATERIAL, P-N TYPE : Heat treating)

Patent 5728232: Raw material for permanent magnets and production method of the same
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Magnetic materials : Particulate material : Treatment in a magnetic field)

Patent 5728233: Surface treatment composition, surface treatment solution and surface treatment method for aluminum and its alloys
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Processes of coating utilizing a reactive composition which reacts with metal substrate or composition therefore : Liquid reactive coating composition utilized : Contains an atom of hafnium, titanium or zirconium (excludes activating composition) : With post-nitriding heat or quenching)

Patent 5728234: Composition and process for treating the surface of aluminiferous metals
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Processes of coating utilizing a reactive composition which reacts with metal substrate or composition therefore : Liquid reactive coating composition utilized : Contains solid synthetic polymer : Nonreactive halogenated hydrocarbon)

Patent 5728235: Moderate temperature manganese phosphate conversion coating composition and process
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Processes of coating utilizing a reactive composition which reacts with metal substrate or composition therefore : Liquid reactive coating composition utilized : Contains phosphorus : Specified liquid or gaseous coating composition applied after reaction with phosphorus : Specified coating composition contains organic material :)

Patent 5728236: Process for producing an ornamental rust finish on a ferrous metal surface
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Processes of coating utilizing a reactive composition which reacts with metal substrate or composition therefore : Liquid reactive coating composition utilized : Contains an atom of sulfur, selenium or tellurium : Contains an atom or boron, silicon or metal atom other than alkali metal)

Patent 5728237: Magneto-elastically excitable tag having a reliably deactivatable amorphous alloy for use in a mechanical resonance monitoring system
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Magnetic : Amorphous : Copper containing)

Patent 5728238: Iron based powder, component produced therefrom and method of producing the component
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Ferrous (i.e., iron base) : Three percent or more manganese containing or containing other transition metal in any amount : Molybdenum containing)

Patent 5728239: Process for hardening aluminum using a magnesium alloy
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : With casting or solidifying from melt : Aluminum(Al) or aluminum base alloy : With tempering, ageing, solution treating (i.e., for hardening), precipitation hardening or strengthening, or quenching)

Patent 5728240: Positionally adjustable member and applications therefor
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Heating or cooling of solid metal : Mechanical memory (e.g., shape memory, heat-recoverable, etc.) : With working)

Patent 5728241: Heat treatment process for aluminum alloy sheet
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Heating or cooling of solid metal : Aluminum(Al) or aluminum base alloy : With working above 400`C or nonspecified hot working : With ageing, solution treating (i.e., for hardening), precipitation hardening or strengthening : With ageing, solution treating (i.e., for hardening), precipitation hardening or strengthening)

Patent 5728242: Tire for motor vehicle wheels having a surface-worked annular surface at the sidewalls thereof
(RESILIENT TIRES AND WHEELS : TIRES, RESILIENT : Pneumatic tire or inner tube : Arrangement of grooves or ribs in sidewall : Means facilitating folding between sidewall portions (e.g., run flat sidewalls))

Patent 5728243: Tire balancing
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With balancing of product : Sheet or web splicing)

Patent 5728244: Process for production of ceramic member having fine throughholes
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With cutting, punching, tearing or severing : Perforating lamina : Pressure assisted bonding)

Patent 5728245: Process of bonding aromatic polyamide fibers to rubber compounds
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Making flexible or resilient toroidal shape; e.g., tire, inner tube, etc. : Sandwich edge sealing)

Patent 5728246: Method of applying veneer to a substrate
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With permanent bending or reshaping or surface deformation of self sustaining lamina : With slitting or removal of material at reshaping area prior to reshaping : Surface deformation only (e.g., embossing))

Patent 5728247: Method for mounting a circuit
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With cutting, punching, tearing or severing : Prior to assembly : Subsequent to assembly of laminae)

Patent 5728248: Method for making a multi-tier laminate substrate with internal heat spreader
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With cutting, punching, tearing or severing : Prior to assembly : Partial cutting (e.g., grooving or incising) : After bonding; e.g., as finishing step, etc.)

Patent 5728249: Method of radio frequency sealing non-foil packaging structures
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With direct application of electrical, magnetic, or radiant energy to work : Only part of containing lamina surfaces bonded; e.g., seaming, etc. : With application of adhesive)

Patent 5728250: Method and apparatus for manufacturing bonded disks
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With direct application of electrical, magnetic, or radiant energy to work : With application of adhesive : With application of adhesive)

Patent 5728251: Light modulating film of improved UV stability for a light valve
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : By curing of nonfully polymerized self-sustaining lamina : With coating or impregnating a face to be adhered : Coating solidified; e.g., by drying, etc., before assembly : Feeding of discrete laminae from separate sources)

Patent 5728252: Method and apparatus for laminating image-bearing media
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Running or continuous webs of indefinite length : One liquid containing inorganic material only)

Patent 5728253: Method and devices for detecting the end point of plasma process
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : With measuring, sensing, detection or process control means : For endpoint detection : Liquid etchant spray means)

Patent 5728254: Ceramic ring for guiding a wafer down to the lower electrode of a dry etcher
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : With workpiece support : With magnetic field generating means for control of the etchant gas)

Patent 5728255: Apparatus for manufacturing a full-fashioned glove
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : SURFACE BONDING MEANS AND/OR ASSEMBLY MEANS THEREFOR : With electrical controls : Of feed of articles to assembly station)

Patent 5728256: Smooth press for a machine for manufacturing corrugated cardboard
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : SURFACE BONDING MEANS AND/OR ASSEMBLY MEANS THEREFOR : With bending, folding, winding, or wrapping means : For an indefinite or running length flexible web : And means applying separate web to shaped web : While still on shape-retaining means : Fluted roll-shape retainer : Belt feed)

Patent 5728257: Pouch laminator
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : SURFACE BONDING MEANS AND/OR ASSEMBLY MEANS THEREFOR : With work feeding or handling means : For plural parts or plural areas of single part : Indefinite or running length work : Progressive continuous bonding press (e.g., roll couples) : Plural indefinite length or running length workpieces)

Patent 5728258: Portable non-gravitational positive pressure generator and method of use
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : SURFACE BONDING MEANS AND/OR ASSEMBLY MEANS THEREFOR : Presses or press platen structures, per se : With liquid adhesive or adhesive activator applying means)

Patent 5728259: Process for fabricating thin-film semiconductor device without plasma induced damage
(SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE MANUFACTURING: PROCESS : MAKING FIELD EFFECT DEVICE HAVING PAIR OF ACTIVE REGIONS SEPARATED BY GATE STRUCTURE BY FORMATION OR ALTERATION OF SEMICONDUCTIVE ACTIVE REGIONS : On insulating substrate or layer (e.g., TFT, etc.) : Having insulated gate : Semiconductor islands formed upon insulating substrate or layer (e.g., mesa formation, etc.) : Utilizing backside irradiation)

Patent 5728260: Low volume gas distribution assembly and method for a chemical downstream etch tool
(SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE MANUFACTURING: PROCESS : CHEMICAL ETCHING : Vapor phase etching (i.e., dry etching) : Utilizing electromagnetic or wave energy : By creating electric field (e.g., plasma, glow discharge, etc.) : Photo-induced plasma etching)

Patent 5728261: Magnetically enhanced radio frequency reactive ion etching method and apparatus
(SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE MANUFACTURING: PROCESS : CHEMICAL ETCHING : Vapor phase etching (i.e., dry etching) : Utilizing electromagnetic or wave energy : By creating electric field (e.g., plasma, glow discharge, etc.) : Silicon : Silicide)

Patent 5728262: Method and apparatus for removing neutral buoyancy contaminants from acellulosic pulp
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Waste paper or textile waste :)

Patent 5728263: Method for inhibiting enzymatic decomposition of peroxide in the treating of fiber pulp using dialdehydes and acetals
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Waste paper or textile waste : With organic agent :)

Patent 5728264: Avoidance of salt scaling by acidic pulp washing process
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : With cleaning, preserving or conditioning of apparatus : Recirculation (includes separation from fibers))

Patent 5728265: Process for enhancing white liquor penetration into wood chips by contacting the chips with a mixture of the white liquor and a
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Treatment with particular chemical : Organic : Chlorine dioxide)

Patent 5728266: Machine and process for the making of paper and cardboard from coconut husks
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Particular raw cellulosic materials : Non-wood : Plural diverse stage treatments)

Patent 5728267: Concentrator for separating small samples in a centrifuge
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : CASING DIVIDED BY MEMBRANE INTO SECTIONS HAVING INLET(S) AND/OR OUTLET(S) : Membrane movement during purification : Spaced filters)

Patent 5728268: High density tissue and process of making
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Non-uniform, irregular or configured web or sheet : Woven fabric or parallel strands)

Patent 5728269: Board produced from malvaceous bast plant and process for producing the same
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Plural fiber containing : Non-wood : Leather)

Patent 5728270: Process for making the absorbent granular material
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Reclamation, salvage or reuse of materials : Incorporation procedures)

Patent 5728271: Energy efficient liquefaction of biomaterials by thermolysis
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, THERMOLYTIC : WITH COMMINUTING : Prior to charging to carbonizing zone :)

Patent 5728272: Separation by rectification of unsaturated carboxylic acids from solvents
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, SEPARATORY : ADDITION OF MATERIAL TO DISTILLAND TO INHIBIT OR PREVENT REACTION OR TO STABILIZE : For inhibiting or preventing a polymerization reaction :)

Patent 5728273: Method and installation for bringing a gas and a liquid into contact with one another
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, SEPARATORY : CONVECTIVE DISTILLATION WITH NORMALLY GASEOUS MEDIUM, E.G., AIR : Utilizing removing solid from liquid)

Patent 5728274: Production system of electrolyzed water
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : With current, voltage, or power control means : Switch or connector : Reference electrode as or with auxiliary electrode)

Patent 5728275: Sacrificial anode and method of making same
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Object protection : Internal battery : Anode contains aluminum : More than half of anode is or has coating, covering, or shield)

Patent 5728276: Treatment apparatus
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Coating : Specified mask, shield or shutter : Hook or loop)

Patent 5728277: Hydrogen occlusion electrode
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Elements : Electrodes : Composition : Metallic : Alloys : Plural metal oxides containing)

Patent 5728278: Plasma processing apparatus
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Coating : Specified mask, shield or shutter : Hook or loop)

Patent 5728279: Cobalt base alloy target for a magnetron cathode sputtering system
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Coating : Specified target particulars : Target composition : Including threaded connector)

Patent 5728280: Apparatus for coating substrates by cathode sputtering with a hollow target
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Coating : Magnetically enhanced : Flux passes through target surface : Focusing target (e.g., conical target, plural inclined targets, etc.) : Including resilient means (e.g., spring, etc.))

Patent 5728281: Implantable medical device including an arrangement for measuring a blood property having a carbon reference electrode
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Measuring or detecting nonradioactive constituent of body liquid by means placed against or in body throughout test : Electroanalysis : Blood glucose : Digestive tract)

Patent 5728282: Denaturing separation matrix having hydroxyethyl cellulose for nucleic acid electrophoresis
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Electrophoresis or electro-osmosis processes and electrolyte compositions therefor when not provided for elsewhere : Capillary electrophoresis : Using gel-filled capillary : Nitrogen oxides)

Patent 5728283: Electrocoating compositions and a process for coating electrically conductive substrates
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Electrophoresis or electro-osmosis processes and electrolyte compositions therefor when not provided for elsewhere : Coating or forming of object : Using bath having designated chemical composition (DCC) : Cathodic processes only : Bath contains carboxyl group)

Patent 5728284: Process for manufacturing a porous electroformed shell
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROFORMING OR COMPOSITION THEREFOR : Mold, mask, or masterform : Cadmium-containing)

Patent 5728285: Protective coating combination for lead frames
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Forming multiple superposed electrolytic coatings : At least one predominantly copper metal coating : At least one predominantly nickel metal coating)

Patent 5728286: Method of manufacturing extrusion die for extruding honeycomb structural body
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC EROSION OF A WORKPIECE FOR SHAPE OR SURFACE CHANGE (E.G., ETCHING, POLISHING, ETC.) (PROCESS AND ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION) : Preparing nonmetal element)

Patent 5728287: Method and apparatus for generating oxygenated water
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC MATERIAL TREATMENT (PRODUCT, PROCESS, AND ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION) : Water, sewage, or other waste water : With control responsive to sensed condition : Vessel (e.g., ship hull, steam boiler, etc.))

Patent 5728288: Apparatus and method for producing air containing minus alkali ion
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC MATERIAL TREATMENT (PRODUCT, PROCESS, AND ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION) : Gas, vapor, or critical fluid : Using electrode containing ferrous metal)

Patent 5728289: Sensor cell holder for gas analyzer
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC ANALYSIS OR TESTING (PROCESS AND ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION) : Removing metal)

Patent 5728290: Polarographic sensor and method of using same
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC ANALYSIS OR TESTING (PROCESS AND ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION) : For oxygen or oxygen containing compound (except water) : Using semipermeable membrane : Gaseous oxygen or oxygen containing compound : With recycle or reuse)

Patent 5728291: Demetallation - high carbon conversion process, apparatus and asphalt products
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : ASPHALTS, TARS, PITCHES AND RESINS; MAKING, TREATING AND RECOVERY : Solvent extraction : Tar feed)

Patent 5728292: Filter for in-tank fuel pump
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : FLOW, FLUID PRESSURE OR MATERIAL LEVEL, RESPONSIVE : Check valve : Including manually controlled element)

Patent 5728293: External filter assembly for aquariums
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : WITH GAS-LIQUID SURFACE CONTACT MEANS : With separator : Controlled discharge means)

Patent 5728294: Drain closure apparatus
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION : Grated inlet surface drain : Flat grating at surface level : Revolving cylindrical strainer)

Patent 5728295: Apparatus for removing metal ions and/or complexes containing metal ions from a solution
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : RECIRCULATION : Serially connected distinct treating or storage units : External of casing)

Patent 5728296: Selective recognition of solutes in chromatographic media by artificially created affinity
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : WITH MEANS TO ADD TREATING MATERIAL : Chromatography : With sediment recycle means directly to main stream)

Patent 5728297: Apparatus for the mechanical cleaning of liquids
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : FILTER : With residue removing means or agitation of liquid : Drum type)

Patent 5728298: Filter element and method for the manufacture thereof
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : FILTER : Supported, shaped or superimposed formed mediums : Abutted or superimposed members : For series flow : Integral or coated layers : All fibrous : Pivoted)

Patent 5728299: Wound non-woven fabric filter having heat fusible fibers
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : FILTER : Supported, shaped or superimposed formed mediums : Cylindrical, conical, or trough shape : With edge spacer)

Patent 5728300: Phytorecovery of metals using seedlings
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Treatment by living organism : Including plant or animal of higher order :)

Patent 5728301: Apparatus and method for thin layer chromatography
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Liquid/liquid solvent or colloidal extraction or diffusing or passing through septum selective as to material of a component of liquid; such diffusing or passing being effected by other than only an ion exchange or sorption process : Liquid/liquid or gel type (i.e., jellylike) chromatography : And anaerobic treatment)

Patent 5728302: Methods for the removal of contaminants from subterranean fluids
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Ion exchange or selective sorption : Utilizing exchange or sorbent material associated with inert material : Including liquid flow direction change)

Patent 5728303: Electro-coalescence/magnetic separation (ECMS) system and components for removal of contaminants from water streams, including desalinization
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Using magnetic force : Sorbing organic constituent)

Patent 5728304: Method and apparatus for dissolved air flotation and related waste treatments
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Making an insoluble substance or accreting suspended constituents : Effecting flotation : Acrylic polymer)

Patent 5728305: Waste water purification system
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Chemical treatment : By oxidation : Utilizing ozone : Hypochlorite)

Patent 5728306: Leukodepletion filter and method for filtering leukocytes from freshly drawn blood
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Separating : Including temperature change)

Patent 5728307: Method of emptying the press chambers of a press filter and an apparatus therefor
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Separating : Rehabilitating or regenerating filter medium : Isolating layer)

Patent 5728308: Method of polishing a semiconductor substrate during production of a semiconductor device
(ETCHING A SUBSTRATE: PROCESSES : NONGASEOUS PHASE ETCHING OF SUBSTRATE : Using film of etchant between a stationary surface and a moving surface (e.g., chemical lapping, etc.) : By electrical means or of an electrical property)

Patent 5728309: Method for achieving thermal uniformity in induction processing of organic matrix composites or metals
(ELECTRIC HEATING : INDUCTIVE HEATING : With heat exchange : Bonding (e.g., nonmetallic, etc.) : By tube (i.e., pipe))

Patent 5728310: Microwave waste sterilizer and method of use
(ELECTRIC HEATING : MICROWAVE HEATING : With diverse device : With cooling arrangement)

Patent 5728311: Tire cure bladders containing polytetrafluoroethylene powder and use thereof
(STATIC MOLDS : HAVING INFLATABLE ELEMENT : Plural cores)

Patent 5728312: Mold for forming precast conctete panels
(STATIC MOLDS : CONTAINER-TYPE MOLDING DEVICE : Having plural mold sections : Removable means to maintain assembled, i.e., knockdown : Wedge, pin, or bolt means : By bending or flexing molding face)

Patent 5728313: Leather oiling compositions and their use
(COMPOSITIONS : LEATHER OR FUR TREATING (OTHER THAN CLEANING COMPOSITIONS OR AUXILIARY COMPOSITIONS FOR CLEANING) : Dispersion or colloidal system)

 

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