Patents 6196935 - 6197187

 

 

Patent 6196935: Golf club
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Club or club support : Shaft : Including nonmetallic material or vibratory wave modifying feature : Resilient sleeve engaging hosel and outer shaft wall)

Patent 6196936: Coated golf club component
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Club or club support : Head : Particular material composition or mass distribution : Including metal)

Patent 6196937: Three piece golf ball
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Ball : Head)

Patent 6196938: Removable basketball backboard cover
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PLAYING FIELD OR COURT GAME; GAME ELEMENT OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR OTHER THAN PROJECTOR OR PROJECTILE, PER SE : Goal or target structure for projectile; element thereof : For game using field or court having dividing means thereon for separating opponents (e.g., a net used for volleyball, etc.))

Patent 6196939: Hydraulic tensioner with a hydraulically controlled rack
(ENDLESS BELT POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : MEANS FOR ADJUSTING BELT TENSION OR FOR SHIFTING BELT, PULLEY OR GUIDE ROLL : Tension adjuster or shifter driven by electrical or fluid motor : Sensor includes rotatable belt-engaging surface)

Patent 6196940: Belt tensioner for motor vehicle
(ENDLESS BELT POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : MEANS FOR ADJUSTING BELT TENSION OR FOR SHIFTING BELT, PULLEY OR GUIDE ROLL : Pulley or guide roll has eccentric mount for shifting or tensioning movement : Sensor includes rotatable belt-engaging surface)

Patent 6196941: Auto tensioner
(ENDLESS BELT POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : MEANS FOR ADJUSTING BELT TENSION OR FOR SHIFTING BELT, PULLEY OR GUIDE ROLL : Guide roll mounted for movement of its axis along arcuate path to tension belt : Guide roll spring biased in belt-tensioning direction : Shifter actuated by handle pivoted about fixed axis)

Patent 6196942: Modular unitized differential
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : DIFFERENTIAL PLANETARY GEARING : Bevel gear differential : And roller bearing supporting worm from casing)

Patent 6196943: Electric tool knob control apparatus
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL : Spur gear differential)

Patent 6196944: Multiple-speed transmission for motor vehicles
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : WITH MEANS TO VARY DRIVE RATIO OR DISCONNECT DRIVE (E.G., BRAKE OR CLUTCH) : With synchronizing clutch or brake : Sun shiftable relative to orbit and carrier)

Patent 6196945: Frictional roller type continuously variable transmission
(FRICTION GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : FLUID CONTROL : Of toroidal transmission : And electric or magnetic control)

Patent 6196946: Power roller bearing of toroidal type continuously variable transmission and method of manufacturing power roller bearing of toroidal type
(FRICTION GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : FRICTION TRANSMISSION OR ELEMENT : Particular friction surface : Metallic : Disc and wheel)

Patent 6196947: Stroller having an upper body exercise propulsion mechanism
(EXERCISE DEVICES : INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF : Grip)

Patent 6196948: Elliptical exercise methods and apparatus
(EXERCISE DEVICES : INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF : Stair climbing : Having weight feature (e.g., dumbbell, etc.))

Patent 6196949: Apparatus for assisting and training a child to walk
(EXERCISE DEVICES : INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF : Occupant suspended from above (e.g., by a body harness, etc.) for foot travel : Rolling)

Patent 6196950: Exercise device
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing weight resistance : Weight worn on body of user : Barbell support)

Patent 6196951: Weightlifting apparatus for exercising the triceps
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing weight resistance : Handheld bar with weight at each end (e.g., barbell, dumbbell, etc.) or component thereof : Barbell support)

Patent 6196952: Adjustable dumbbell
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing weight resistance : Handheld bar with weight at each end (e.g., barbell, dumbbell, etc.) or component thereof : Having securing member (e.g., locking collar, etc.) for retaining weight on bar : And flexible force transmitting linkage element)

Patent 6196953: Multi-piece tubular barbell bar
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing frictional force resistance : Confined hydraulic or pneumatic chamber)

Patent 6196954: Sliding exerciser
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing force resistance generated by user only : Resilient component attached to stationary support)

Patent 6196955: Push and pull simulating exerciser
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing force resistance generated by user only : Rolled by or against user : Stationary support serves as common support for user)

Patent 6196956: Constant velocity universal joint for therapy devices
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Having common force transmitting support frame for user and for force resister : Including single, movable, interface element following predetermined path : Rotatably movable : About a horizontal axis : Flexible element drawn out through exit guide)

Patent 6196957: Insulating roll
(ROLL OR ROLLER : WITH HEATING, COOLING, OR HEAT TRANSFER MEANS : Cloth or fabric member)

Patent 6196958: Toner supply roll including cylindrical polyurethane sponge structure having helical protrusions on its outer surface
(ROLL OR ROLLER : SINGLE ANNULAR MEMBER, PER SE : Specific nonmetallic composition : With rubber or elastomer cover)

Patent 6196959: Method and device for folding sheet piles
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : CONTROL MEANS ENERGIZED IN RESPONSE TO ACTIVATOR STIMULATED BY CONDITION SENSOR : Responsive to work material, the product or means engaging the work material or the product : To actuate folder : Plural interrelated sensors)

Patent 6196960: Method for imparting a food additive and package for same
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : CONTAINER MAKING : Pliable container (e.g., bag, envelope, etc.) : Assembling of distinct members : With coating : Plastically deformable)

Patent 6196961: Automatic centrifugal machine employing a link arm mechanism
(IMPERFORATE BOWL: CENTRIFUGAL SEPARATORS : WITH MEANS FOR EXCHANGING HEAT : Comprising or including means for cooling : In response to speed of bowl or rotarily-driven means therewithin)

Patent 6196962: Centrifugal separator with vortex disruption vanes
(IMPERFORATE BOWL: CENTRIFUGAL SEPARATORS : ROTATABLE BOWL : Driven by energy of material supplied : Axial movement of one portion of bowl wall relative to another (e.g., for discharging))

Patent 6196963: Brachytherapy device assembly and method of use
(SURGERY : RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCE APPLIED TO BODY FOR THERAPY : Radioactive substance placed within body (e.g., inhaled, implanted, injected, etc.) : Body movement (e.g., head or hand tremor, motility of limb, etc.))

Patent 6196964: Combination of a capsule for brachytherapy and a guidewire
(SURGERY : RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCE APPLIED TO BODY FOR THERAPY : Radioactive substance placed within body (e.g., inhaled, implanted, injected, etc.) : Injectors/holders for seeds or implants (e.g., capsules) : Fluid reservoir shielding (e.g., syringe))

Patent 6196965: Compositions methods and devices for embryo implantation for in vitro fertilization
(SURGERY : REPRODUCTION AND FERTILIZATION TECHNIQUES : Embryo transplantation : Implanted)

Patent 6196966: Access catheter and method for maintaining separation between a falloposcope and a tubal wall
(SURGERY : ENDOSCOPE : With guide means for body insertion : Means for coupling camera or imager)

Patent 6196967: Arthroscopic component joining system
(SURGERY : ENDOSCOPE : With protective sheath : With locking or retaining means for sheath : Having tool raising platform)

Patent 6196968: Direct vision subcutaneous tissue retractor and method for use
(SURGERY : SPECULA : Retractor : With special blade or retracting surface structure : Unitary wire construction)

Patent 6196969: Tissue retractor adapted for the attachment of an auxiliary element
(SURGERY : SPECULA : Retractor : With cooperating retracting members : Three or more members (e.g., trivalve speculum) : With illuminating means)

Patent 6196970: Research data collection and analysis
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING :)

Patent 6196971: Chord propagation velocity measurement system and method for an ultrasound imaging system
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : One-dimensional anatomic display or measurement : Cardiographic : Hand-held unit)

Patent 6196972: Doppler ultrasound method and apparatus for monitoring blood flow
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Doppler effect (e.g., fetal HR monitoring) : Blood flow studies : Hand-held unit)

Patent 6196973: Flow estimation using an ultrasonically modulated contrast agent
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Contrast enhancement : Blood flow studies)

Patent 6196974: Blood-pressure monitoring apparatus
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Cardiovascular : Measuring pressure in heart or blood vessel : Force applied against skin to close blood vessel : Pressure transducer structure)

Patent 6196975: Method and system for detecting estrus in swine
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Monitoring fertility cycle : Locating acupuncture points)

Patent 6196976: Tactile sensory testing device
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Touch or pain response of skin : Locating acupuncture points)

Patent 6196977: Method for detection on auditory evoked potentials using a point optimized variance ratio
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Ear or testing by auditory stimulus : Locating acupuncture points)

Patent 6196978: Impact-damped biopsy instrument
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Sampling nonliquid body material (e.g., bone, muscle tissue, epithelial cells, etc.) : Cutting : Body pierced by tubular cutter or rod-type punch : Body pierced by tubular cutter or rod-type punch)

Patent 6196979: Cassette and applicator for biological and chemical sample collection
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Liquid collection : Wiping or dabbing)

Patent 6196980: Male connector with a continuous surface for a guide wire, and method therefor
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Flexible catheter guide : Indicator)

Patent 6196981: Forward head posture measuring device
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Measuring anatomical characteristic or force applied to or exerted by body : Indicator)

Patent 6196982: Vacuum massager
(SURGERY: KINESITHERAPY : KINESITHERAPY : Vacuum : Hyperthermia)

Patent 6196983: Auxiliary device fastened with a back massaging chair for enhancing massaging effect
(SURGERY: KINESITHERAPY : KINESITHERAPY : Device with applicator having specific movement : Reciprocating : Couch, chair, or other body support : Roller : Hand supported)

Patent 6196984: Portable message device
(SURGERY: KINESITHERAPY : KINESITHERAPY : Device with applicator having specific movement : Rolling with tubular or disklike bodies disposed on multiple axes : Consisting solely of a tubular body)

Patent 6196985: Thumb wrist splint and method
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : ORTHOPEDIC BANDAGE : Splint or brace : Upper extremity : By chemically reactive material (e.g., plaster cast))

Patent 6196986: Foot protector for sand soccer
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : BANDAGE STRUCTURE : Support covering : For a particular body portion : Arm or leg : Tubular :)

Patent 6196987: Extracorporeal blood processing methods and apparatus
(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) :)

Patent 6196988: Method of forming a flexible applicator for inserting an article into a mammalian body cavity
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INSERTING FIBROUS OR FORAMINOUS RESIDENT PACKING, RECEPTOR, OR MEDICAMENT CARRIER INTO BODY ORIFICE : With flow control means (e.g., check valves, hydrocephalus pumps, etc.))

Patent 6196989: Tip for liquefracture handpiece
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Material introduced into and removed from body through passage in body inserted means : Gas injected into body canal or cavity)

Patent 6196990: Vibrator appliance particularly useful for dialysis
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Material introduced into and removed from body through passage in body inserted means : Peritoneal dialysis : Ejector pivoted or swung into operating position)

Patent 6196991: Dual-filled twin bag, a package and a method for forming a package for administering a solution
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Material introduced into and removed from body through passage in body inserted means : Peritoneal dialysis : Ejector pivoted or swung into operating position)

Patent 6196992: Portable pump apparatus for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a method for providing same
(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 flow varying means controlled by condition responsive sensor : Sensor controls pump, motor, or pressure driven means : Solid ejected from body inserted conduit)

Patent 6196993: Ophthalmic insert and method for sustained release of medication to the eye
(SURGERY : CONTROLLED RELEASE THERAPEUTIC DEVICE OR SYSTEM : Implanted dynamic device or system :)

Patent 6196994: Arterial aspiration
(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 6196995: Reinforced edge exchange 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 6196996: Irradiation catheter and method of use
(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 expanding body orifice or canal (e.g., dilator, retaining means, etc.) : Of inelastic inflated material)

Patent 6196997: 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 : Having means for preventing reuse of device : Expanding arm or finger)

Patent 6196998: Syringe and tip cap assembly
(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 indicating device is defective , used, or tampered with : Expanding arm or finger)

Patent 6196999: Syringe/plunger coupling
(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.) : With vacuum breaking means (e.g., vent, etc.))

Patent 6197000: Injection system, pump system for use therein and method of use of pumping 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 : 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 : Reciprocating piston type : Piston impelled by gas or vacuum pressure)

Patent 6197001: Vascular access device
(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 : Conduit forced into body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means : Conduit impelled by spring : With threaded drive means)

Patent 6197002: Laparoscopic tool and 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 : Body piercer, obturator rod, or stylet axially movable within body entering conduit while latter is disposed in body : Having bag or sheath enclosing body entering conduit)

Patent 6197003: Catheter advancing single-handed soft passer
(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 piercer, obturator rod, or stylet axially movable within body entering conduit while latter is disposed in body : Having biasing means for urging body piercer, obturator, or stylet : Cannula)

Patent 6197004: Device for fixing subcutaneous catheters
(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 : Implanted connecting means : Obturator or stylet)

Patent 6197005: Check valve, in particular for use in an implantable artificial bladder
(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 : Having fluid responsive means (e.g., check valve, etc.) : Specific structure of means connecting body entering conduit to syringe)

Patent 6197006: Syringe handle
(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 : Removable cover or protector for body inserted conduit : Bag type)

Patent 6197007: In-line retractable safety medical needle assembly
(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 : Removable cover or protector for body inserted conduit : Bag type)

Patent 6197008: Precise instilation eye dropper tip
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material applied to or removed from external surface of body, or cutaneous layer of skin (e.g., eye treatment, removal of skin impurities, etc.) : Means for treating eye or surface of ocular cavity : Dropper, douche, or eyecup for applying liquid to eye : Port having valve means)

Patent 6197009: Fluid control conduit
Patent 6197010: Ostomy appliance faceplate with concealed coupling ring flange
(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.) : Mounting ring or annulus around body opening : With external collector or support means)

Patent 6197011: Male incontinence diaper
(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.) : Having specific design, shape, or structural feature : With means for securing pad to garment or person : Discontinuous coating or treatment of layer)

Patent 6197012: Disposable wearing article
(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.) : Having specific design, shape, or structural feature : With means for securing pad to garment or person : Side flap : Carboxy-radical containing)

Patent 6197013: Method and apparatus for drug and gene delivery
(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 : Method : Therapeutic material introduced or removed through a piercing conduit (e.g., trocar) inserted into body : Therapeutic material introduced into or removed from vasculature : By catheter : With expanding member (i.e., balloon) :)

Patent 6197014: Kink-resistant braided catheter with distal side holes
(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 : With reinforcing structure : Colostomy apparatus)

Patent 6197015: Angiography catheter with sections having different mechanical properties
(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 : With reinforcing structure : Colostomy apparatus)

Patent 6197016: Dual valve, flexible expandable sheath and 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 : Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) : Flexible catheter or means (e.g., coupling) used therewith : Coupling or connector structure : With incorporated simple flow control means : Interfitting members)

Patent 6197017: Articulated apparatus for telemanipulator system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS :)

Patent 6197018: Laser method for restoring accommodative potential
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : Ophthalmic :)

Patent 6197019: Universal implant blank for modifying corneal curvature and methods of modifying corneal curvature therewith
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : Ophthalmic : Recurving or reshaping of the eye :)

Patent 6197020: Laser apparatus for subsurface cutaneous treatment
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Light application : Dermatological : Cataracts or glaucoma)

Patent 6197021: Systems and methods for controlling tissue ablation using multiple temperature sensing elements
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Heat application : Tip or other heat concentration means : Tip in electrical circuit : With thermal control means : Articulated arm)

Patent 6197022: Medical instruments and techniques for treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Electromagnetic wave irradiation : Tip in electrical circuit)

Patent 6197023: Apparatus and process for catheter ablation
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : Coagulation)

Patent 6197024: Adjustable electrocautery surgical apparatus
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : Cutting : By needle)

Patent 6197025: Grooved slider electrode for a resectoscope
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : Cutting : Endoscopic : Articulated arm)

Patent 6197026: Electrosurgical instrument
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : coagulation : Bipolar electrodes)

Patent 6197027: Device for external fixation of a fractured radius
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : External fixation means : Pin connector : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 6197028: Sacral implant system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Spinal positioner or stabilizer : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 6197029: Intramedullary nail
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Intramedullary fixator : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 6197030: Elastic loaded retractable pin device for cranial bone attachment
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Orthopedic fastener : Multi-element or coated plate)

Patent 6197031: Threaded drill/IM rod
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Orthopedic cutting instrument : Reamer or drill : Staple or similar driven fastener)

Patent 6197032: Gauge for measuring the profile of bone openings
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Means for use in bone reperation : Acetabular cup positioner : Femoral head)

Patent 6197033: Guide sleeve for offset vertebrae
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Means for use in bone reperation : Prosthesis insertor or extractor : Cross-pinning drill guide)

Patent 6197034: Medical marking devices and methods for their use
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for marking animals : With collecting means for removed material)

Patent 6197035: Applicator for setting a surgical needle
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : By severing)

Patent 6197036: Pelvic floor reconstruction
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Surgical mesh, connector, clip, clamp or band : Suturing or ligating aid or guide)

Patent 6197037: Surgical fastener for joining adjacent bone portions
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Surgical mesh, connector, clip, clamp or band : Suturing or ligating aid or guide)

Patent 6197038: Apparatus for lamellar keratoplasty
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Corneal cutter or guide for corneal cutter : By electrical or thermal application)

Patent 6197039: Triple pointed micro knife
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Means to limit cutter penetration depth (e.g., dura guard) : Recriprocating or oscillating cutter)

Patent 6197040: Lancing device having a releasable connector
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Lancet : Spring driven or biased into cutting position : Removable)

Patent 6197041: Trocar
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Puncturing or piercing : Spring driven or biased into cutting position)

Patent 6197042: Vascular sheath with puncture site closure apparatus and methods of use
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 6197043: Isoelastic suture material and device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture or ligature : Filament attachment)

Patent 6197044: Feeding system and apparatus for infants
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Oral pacifier : Nipple attachment or structure : Pull out or frangible)

Patent 6197045: Cooling/heating pad and system
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Thermal applicators : With fluid supply : Microwave or RF (high frequency))

Patent 6197046: Method for deploying an endovascular graft having a bifurcation
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent combined with surgical delivery system (e.g., surgical tools, delivery sheath, etc.) :)

Patent 6197047: Stent
(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 6197048: Stent
(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 6197049: Articulating bifurcation graft
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Bifurcated : Monofilament)

Patent 6197050: Transmyocardial implant with compliance collar
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : With means to attach graft to natural blood vessel (e.g., hooks, etc.) : Monofilament)

Patent 6197051: Polycarbonate-polyurethane dispersions for thromobo-resistant coatings
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Having plural layers : Coating : Temperature responsive)

Patent 6197052: Annuloplasty ring delivery system
Patent 6197053: Bioprosthetic heart valve implantation device
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : HEART VALVE : Combined with surgical tool : Fiber)

Patent 6197054: Sutureless cuff for heart valves
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : HEART VALVE : Annular member for supporting artificial heart valve : Adjustable)

Patent 6197055: Single chamber mechanical heart
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : CORPOREAL ARTIFICIAL HEART, HEART ASSIST (E.G., IMPLANTABLE BLOOD PUMP, ETC.), CONTROL REGULATOR, OR POWER SUPPLY THEREFOR, OR METHOD OF OPERATION THEREFOR : Including electrical or magnetic means adjacent to flexible diaphragm or chamber to effect contraction thereto (e.g., electromagnet, shape memory material, etc.) : Sewing ring)

Patent 6197056: Segmented scleral band for treatment of presbyopia and other eye disorders
(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.) : Method of teaching use of artificial heart or part thereof)

Patent 6197057: Lens conversion system for teledioptic or difractive configurations
(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 : Multiple lens : Diffractive multifocal lens)

Patent 6197058: Corrective intraocular lens system and intraocular lenses and lens handling device therefor
(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 : Multiple lens : In series along visual axis : Segments fold)

Patent 6197059: Accomodating 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 : Supporting structure conforms to shape of capsular bag : One lens is natural crystalline lens)

Patent 6197060: Otologic prostheses
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : EAR OR NOSE PROSTHESIS : Implantable)

Patent 6197061: In vitro production of transplantable cartilage tissue cohesive cartilage produced thereby, and method for the surgical repair of cartilage damage
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Implantable)

Patent 6197062: Modular shoulder prosthesis system
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Shoulder joint bone : Ball and socket joint :)

Patent 6197063: Modular humeral prosthesis and method
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Shoulder joint bone : Humeral bone :)

Patent 6197064: Prosthetic implant
(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 6197065: Method and apparatus for segmental bone replacement
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Hip joint bone : Femoral stem : Having shock absorbing means : Including neck anchoring means)

Patent 6197066: Prosthetic foot providing plantar flexion and controlled dorsiflexion
(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 6197067: Lower limb prosthesis with an injection molded flanged shin portion
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Foot : Resiliently actuated or controlled)

Patent 6197068: Prosthetic foot simulating toe rotation
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : LEG : Foot : Resilient : Spring)

Patent 6197069: Adrenomedullin receptor polynucleotides
(CHEMISTRY: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY : MICRO-ORGANISM, TISSUE CELL CULTURE OR ENZYME USING PROCESS TO SYNTHESIZE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND OR COMPOSITION : Recombinant DNA technique included in method of making a protein or polypeptide : Dehydrogenating; dehydroxylating)

Patent 6197070: Detergent compositions comprising alpha combination of .alpha.-amylases for malodor stripping
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : CLEANING OR LAUNDERING : Cellulose ester or ether fibers)

Patent 6197071: Formulations for dyeing keratin fibers comprising a pyrazolotriazole coupler and oxidation base
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : DYEING INVOLVING ANIMAL-DERIVED NATURAL FIBER MATERIAL (OTHER THAN SOLELY WOOL OR SILK), E.G., LEATHER, FUR, HAIR, FEATHERS, ETC., COMPOSITION, PROCESS, OR PRODUCT : Hair dyeing : Oxidation dye : Plural dyes or dye and coupling agent : Heterocyclic amine dye :)

Patent 6197072: Esterified triclosan derivatives as improved textile antimicrobial agents
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : PROCESS OF PRESERVING SUBSTRATE COMBINED WITH DYEING OR PRODUCT THEREOF, E.G., BIOCIDAL OR FIRE RETARDANT TREATMENT, ETC. : Direct contact with applicator)

Patent 6197073: Process for producing aluminum oxide beads
(CHEMISTRY: PHYSICAL PROCESSES : PHYSICAL PROCESSES : Crystallization : Heavy metal or aluminum compounds : Aluminum compounds :)

Patent 6197074: Method of manufacturing a lithium battery
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electric battery cell making : Strain gauge making)

Patent 6197075: Overbased magnesium deposit control additive for residual fuel oils
(FUEL AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS : LIQUID FUELS (EXCLUDING FUELS THAT ARE EXCLUSIVELY MIXTURES OF LIQUID HYDROCARBONS) : Containing organic -S(=O)(=O)O- compound (i.e., sulfonates) : Overbased sulfonate or carbonated alkaline earth metal sulfonate : Organic compound containing arsenic, antimony, or bismuth)

Patent 6197076: Abrasive article method of making same and abrading apparatus
(ABRASIVE TOOL MAKING PROCESS, MATERIAL, OR COMPOSITION : LAMINATING :)

Patent 6197077: Filter screen assembly for mounting over an air intake opening
(GAS SEPARATION : WITH MEANS FOR ADVANCING CLEAN PORTIONS OF CONTINUOUS OR INDEFINITE LENGTH SEPARATING MEDIA INTO GAS STREAM : Filters)

Patent 6197078: Sleeve filter
(GAS SEPARATION : FLEXIBLE OR COLLAPSIBLE BAG TYPE : With securing or supporting means : Coupling part inseparable from bag)

Patent 6197079: Pleated air filter and method for producing same
(GAS SEPARATION : COMBINED OR CONVERTIBLE : In motor vehicle : Multi-ply, strata, or laminated)

Patent 6197080: Apparatus for separating fiber material from an air stream
(GAS SEPARATION : WITH INFLOW GAS CONTROL OR DISTRIBUTION : Valve)

Patent 6197081: Method for bio-refining waste organic material to produce denatured and sterile nutrient products
(CHEMISTRY: FERTILIZERS : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS :)

Patent 6197082: Refining of tantalum and tantalum scrap with carbon
(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.) : Electromagnetic wave energy (e.g., microwave, laser, etc.) : And settling of free metal from solution)

Patent 6197083: Method for producing titanium-based carbonitride alloys free from binder phase surface layer
(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.) : Carbide containing : With another nonmetal : Nonmetal is Boron(B) or Nitrogen(N) :)

Patent 6197084: Thermal fatigue and shock-resistant material for earth-boring bits
(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.) : Carbide containing : Carbide only of Chromium(Cr), Molybdenum(Mo), or Tungsten(W) : Nonmetal is Boron(B) or Nitrogen(N))

Patent 6197085: Method for forming titanium anisotropic metal particles
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : COMPOSITIONS : Consolidated metal powder compositions : Base metal one or more Transition metal : Containing Boron(B) or Nitrogen(N))

Patent 6197086: System and method for minimizing slag carryover during the production of steel
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Process control responsive to sensed condition : Melting or holding melt)

Patent 6197087: Pyrolysis of halogenated organic hazardous wastes with direct reduction of iron oxides
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Iron(Fe) : Reduction in closed retort (e.g., Hoganas process, etc.) : Defined composition of Iron(Fe) source)

Patent 6197088: Producing liquid iron having a low sulfur content
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Iron(Fe) : Reduction to metallic Iron(Fe) within shaft furnace : Externally supplied gas reductant : Solid Iron(Fe) produced within shaft furnace : With melting Iron(Fe) product outside shaft furnace : With gasification of solid carbonaceous material in melt (e.g., coal, etc.) :)

Patent 6197089: Activated magnesium metal
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Nonferrous : Magnesium(Mg) : Treating molten Magnesium(Mg) : Adding solid : And solid)

Patent 6197090: Method and apparatus for recovering a gas from a gas mixture
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : WITH CONTROL RESPONSIVE TO SENSED CONDITION : Concentration sensed : Gas flow rate modified :)

Patent 6197091: Ozone purification process
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : SELECTIVE DIFFUSION OF GASES : Selective diffusion of gases through substantially solid barrier (e.g., semipermeable membrane, etc.) : Created by rotating equipment)

Patent 6197092: Selective removal of nitrogen from natural gas by pressure swing adsorption
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : SOLID SORPTION : Including reduction of pressure : Plural pressure varying steps (e.g., pressure swing adsorption, etc.) : Liquid addition precedes electrical precipitation)

Patent 6197093: Method and apparatus for the purification of waste gas of a drying apparatus
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : LIQUID CONTACTING (E.G., SORPTION, SCRUBBING, ETC.) : And recycle or reuse of contact liquid for further contact : After separation of solid from contact liquid : By filtration : Indirect heat exchange)

Patent 6197094: Device for improving the quality of indoor air
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : LIQUID CONTACTING (E.G., SORPTION, SCRUBBING, ETC.) : On surface extending mass : Particulate media, fibrous media, or packing elements : Reduction of pressure during liquid contact)

Patent 6197095: Subsea multiphase fluid separating system and method
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : DEGASIFICATION OF LIQUID : Plural successive degassing treatments : By reduction of pressure (e.g., flashing, etc.) : And liquid flow modifying or mechanical agitating : Indirect heat exchange)

Patent 6197096: Filter system
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : ELECTRIC FIELD SEPARATION APPARATUS (E.G., ELECTRICAL PRECIPITATOR, ELECTROSTATIC TYPE, ETC.) : And serially arranged nonelectrical separator : Liquid spray means)

Patent 6197097: Apparatus for cleaning an airstream
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : SOLID SORBENT APPARATUS : With means regenerating solid sorbent : With means for driving gas flow)

Patent 6197098: Fast drying biocidal preservative composition
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Contains fireproofing or biocidal agent : Nitrogen-containing compound : Metal-containing material)

Patent 6197099: Flowable cushioning media including lubricated spherical objects
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Pore forming : Process involving a temperature of zero degrees C. or below)

Patent 6197100: Dispersible water soluble polymers
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Carbohydrate or derivative containing : Cellulosic material : Cellulose ether or salt thereof : With chalcogen hetero ring compound : With organic compound containing halogen)

Patent 6197101: Coating compositions, method of forming hydrophilic films, and hydrophilic film-coated articles
(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 6197102: Coating solutions for use in forming bismuth-based ferroelectric thin films, and ferroelectric thin films, ferroelectric capacitors and
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Heavy metal compound containing : Si-O-C bonded compound)

Patent 6197103: Pigment composition
(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 : Aluminum containing)

Patent 6197104: Very high solids TiO2 slurries
(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) : Organic material containing : Silicon containing)

Patent 6197105: Hydrous clay slurry mixture containing a silane-treated clay
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Pigment, filler, or aggregate compositions, e.g., stone, shale, pebbles, rock, etc. : Composition contains identified material other than water : Silicon containing : Inorganic silicon compound, e.g., diatomaceous earth, soil, glass, sand, etc., or material derived therefrom : Aluminum compound containing, e.g., feldspar, mullite, etc. : Clay or material derived therefrom containing : Organic material containing : The polyhydric alcohol is glycerol (e.g., triacetin, tripropionin, glyceryl diproprionate, glyceryl diproprionate monoacetate, etc.))

Patent 6197106: Ferrophosphorus alloys and their use in cement composites
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Inorganic settable ingredient containing : Free metal or alloy containing (e.g., dust, powder, etc.) : Iron or steel : Fiber bar or wire containing : Hydrocarbon compound containing)

Patent 6197107: Gypsum-rich Portland cement
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Inorganic settable ingredient containing : Portland type cement : Soil, diatomaceous earth, clay, slate or shale, containing or material for treating soil or earth (e.g., soil stabilization, etc.) : Calcium sulfate specified (e.g., gypsum, anhydrite, plaster of Paris, etc.) : Carbohydrate)

Patent 6197108: Silicon seed crystal, method of manufacturing the same, and method of manufacturing silicon monocrystal through use of the seed 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) : Using temperature gradient (e.g., moving zone recrystallization))

Patent 6197109: Method for producing low defect silicon single crystal doped with nitrogen
(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 6197110: Mass production of silicon dioxide film by liquid phase deposition method
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Liquid phase epitaxial growth (LPE) : Including change in a growth-influencing parameter (e.g., composition, temperature, concentration, flow rate) during growth (e.g., multilayer or junction or superlattice growing) : Including a sliding boat system : Electromagnetic induction)

Patent 6197111: Heat shield assembly for crystal puller
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : APPARATUS : For crystallization from liquid or supercritical state : Seed pulling : Including heating or cooling details (e.g., shield configuration) : Including means forming a flat shape (e.g., ribbon))

Patent 6197112: Support beam in a paper machine
(COATING APPARATUS : SOLID MEMBER OR MATERIAL ACTING ON COATING AFTER APPLICATION : Running length work)

Patent 6197113: Device for applying liquids on a substrate
(COATING APPARATUS : SOLID APPLICATOR CONTACTING WORK : With work-handling or work-supporting : Rotary applicator : Opposed back-up and rotary applicator : Rotary back-up : Rotary)

Patent 6197114: Power feeding apparatus having an adjustable feed width
(COATING APPARATUS : WITH MEANS TO APPLY ELECTRICAL AND/OR RADIANT ENERGY TO WORK AND/OR COATING MATERIAL : Electrostatic and/or electromagnetic attraction or projection of coating material to work : Including electromagnetic field : Porous)

Patent 6197115: Robot based sealant dispenser
(COATING APPARATUS : CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO A RANDOMLY OCCURRING SENSED CONDITION : Responsive to attribute, absence or presence of work : Presence of work at or passage of work through coating station sensed : Having means to control coating application : By means to initiate movement of applicator or applicator adjunct : By means to move applicator or applicator adjunct from inoperative position to operative position :)

Patent 6197116: Plasma processing system
(COATING APPARATUS : WITH INDICATING, TESTING, INSPECTING, OR MEASURING MEANS : Valve actuator)

Patent 6197117: Wafer out-of-pocket detector and susceptor leveling tool
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Web or sheet work)

Patent 6197118: Thin film deposition apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Web or sheet work)

Patent 6197119: Method and apparatus for controlling polymerized teos build-up in vacuum pump lines
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Web or sheet work)

Patent 6197120: Apparatus for coating diamond-like networks onto particles
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Means to coat or impregnate particulate matter : Cut off)

Patent 6197121: Chemical vapor deposition apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : With treating means (e.g., jarring) : By means to heat or cool : Substrate heater : Producing energized gas remotely located from substrate)

Patent 6197122: Compounds with substituted cyclic hydrocarbon moieties linked by secondary or tertiary oxycarbonyl containing moiety providing reworkable cured
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : For metallic, siliceous, or calcareous basework, including chemical bleaching, oxidation or reduction : Semiconductor cleaning)

Patent 6197123: Method for cleaning a process chamber used for manufacturing substrates during nonproduction intervals
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Combined (e.g., automatic control) : Produced by temperature change, centrifugal force, or fluid pressure shock)

Patent 6197124: Process for removing multiple coating film or adhering substance from substrate
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Paints, varnishes, lacquers, or enamels, removal : Gas or vapor blasts or currents)

Patent 6197125: Modification of diffusion coating grain structure by nitriding
(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 : Carburizing or nitriding using externally supplied carbon or nitrogen source : With producing or treating of workpiece having plural noncarburized or non-nitrided layers or mechanically engaged article or stock : With working, machining, cutting, or post-carburizing and post-nitriding heating or quenching)

Patent 6197126: Nickel-free phosphating 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 : Contains an atom of arsenic, boron or metal atom other than alkali metal : Contains an atom of iron or manganese or a group II metal atom (Be, Ca, Sr, Ba, Zn, Cd, Hg) :)

Patent 6197127: Cryogenic refrigerant and refrigerator using the same
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Magnetic : Rare earth and transition metal containing : Oleaginous)

Patent 6197128: Rolling bearing
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Carburized or nitrided : Ferrous (i.e., iron base) : Ferrous (i.e., iron base))

Patent 6197129: Method for producing ultrafine-grained materials using repetitive corrugation and straightening
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Having at least three contiguous layers of semiconductive material)

Patent 6197130: Method and apparatus to access optimum strength during processing of precipitation strengthened 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 : With measuring, testing, or sensing : Utilizing therein factors or percentages related to metal or metal alloy composition (i.e., including carbon content))

Patent 6197131: Method for controlling the behavior of a steel in an H2S medium
(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 measuring, testing, or sensing : Utilizing therein factors or percentages related to metal or metal alloy composition (i.e., including carbon content))

Patent 6197132: Method of manufacturing ferritic stainless FeCrA1-steel strips
(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 : Producing or treating layered, bonded, welded, or mechanically engaged article or stock as a final product : With metal fusion bonding step utilizing electron arc or beam : Of aluminum(Al) or aluminum alloy)

Patent 6197133: Short-pulse high-peak laser shock peening
(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 : Producing or treating layered, bonded, welded, or mechanically engaged article or stock as a final product : Utilizing wave energy (e.g., laser, electromagnetic wave energy, etc.), plasma or electron arc or beam : Of aluminum(Al) or aluminum alloy)

Patent 6197134: Processes for producing fcc 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 : Heating or cooling of solid metal : Copper(Cu) or copper base alloy : With working above 400`C or nonspecified hot working : Multiple working steps : With ageing, solution treating (i.e., for hardening), precipitation hardening or strengthening : Separate cooling step follows cold working step)

Patent 6197135: Enhanced energetic composites
(EXPLOSIVE AND THERMIC COMPOSITIONS OR CHARGES : STRUCTURE OR ARRANGEMENT OF COMPONENT OR PRODUCT : Solid particles dispersed in solid solution or matrix : Continuous phase contains organic material : Organic material contains polysaccharide resin or synthetic resin : Including organometallic or organo (silicon/boron) compound : Coating contains nitrated toluene)

Patent 6197136: Method of setting heat-sealing conditions
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With measuring, testing, or inspecting : To similarly formed batt)

Patent 6197137: Method of preventing adhesion of aquatic organisms in structures in water
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Of lamina to building or installed structure : To similarly formed batt)

Patent 6197138: Machine and process for placing and bonding elastic members in a relaxed state to a moving substrate web
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With sonic or ultrasonic treatment : To similarly formed batt)

Patent 6197139: Method for electrostatic thermal bonding of a pair of glass substrates by utilizing a silicon thin film
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Optically transparent glass sandwich making (e.g., window or filter) : With removal of defective area to be repaired)

Patent 6197140: Method of assembling and bonding premolded skins
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With encapsulating of permanently fluent material in hollow or porous lamina or filling of space between adhered laminae : Prior to bonding of laminae (e.g., golf balls) : With cutting to "V" or trapezoid section)

Patent 6197141: Process of applying filament netting for pest control of vegetation
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length : With formation of filaments : Running length web)

Patent 6197142: Composite panel and method of making the same
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length : To web of indefinite length : With axis of filamentary material nonparallel to axis of web : Of filamentary material only)

Patent 6197143: Bioprosthetic conduits
(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 : Bending of one piece blank and joining edges to form article : Hollow cylinder article : Treating material of corrugated lamina or dry adhesive thereon to render tacky)

Patent 6197144: Method of decorating a polyethylene splash guard
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Direct contact transfer of adhered lamina from carrier to base : Plural superimposed laminae transferred : Transfer of printing or design : To form dished or receptacle-like product)

Patent 6197145: Method of laminating a flexible circuit to a substrate
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With lamina formation by molding or casting : In configured mold : Pressure assisted bonding)

Patent 6197146: Method and apparatus for forming airfoil structures
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With lamina formation by molding or casting : In configured mold : Pressure assisted bonding)

Patent 6197147: Process for continuous production of membrane-electrode composites
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With cutting, punching, tearing or severing : Of continuous or running length bonded web : Of plural laminae from single stock and assembling to each other or to additional lamina)

Patent 6197148: Web material having spliced joints and a method for coating a web material having spliced joints
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Butt edge joining of laminae : With joiner member or reinforcement : Lamina is running length web)

Patent 6197149: Production of insulating varnishes and multilayer printed circuit boards using these varnishes
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : By applying after assembly an adhesive, solvent or chemical activating agent : Of carpet or fabric)

Patent 6197150: Apparatus for wafer treatment for the manufacture of semiconductor devices
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : For liquid etchant : With specified workpiece support : Liquid etchant spray means)

Patent 6197151: Plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing method
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : Having glow discharge electrode gas energizing means : With magnetic field generating means for control of the etchant gas : Liquid etchant spray means)

Patent 6197152: Process and apparatus for recovery of lithium in a helminthoid evaporator
(CONCENTRATING EVAPORATORS : PROCESSES : Automatic)

Patent 6197153: Method for de-inking paper pulp from recycled paper
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Waste paper or textile waste :)

Patent 6197154: Low density resilient webs and methods of making such webs
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Non-uniform, irregular or configured web or sheet : Woven fabric or parallel strands)

Patent 6197155: Coated web printing paper with cold-set suitability
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : With coating after drying : Separately formed webs subsequently united)

Patent 6197156: Press section of a paper machine, in particular for printing paper qualities
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Running or indefinite length work forming and/or treating processes (e.g., web) : Subsequent treatment of formed web : Pressure : On mold)

Patent 6197157: Process for draining or smoothing a fibrous pulp web
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Running or indefinite length work forming and/or treating processes (e.g., web) : Subsequent treatment of formed web : Pressure : On mold)

Patent 6197158: Drying screen and process for using the same
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Running or indefinite length work forming and/or treating processes (e.g., web) : Subsequent treatment of formed web : Pressure : On mold)

Patent 6197159: Paper making machine and method for web transfer
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Running or indefinite length work forming and/or treating processes (e.g., web) : Subsequent treatment of formed web : Pressure : On mold)

Patent 6197160: Apparatus for dewatering a pulp web
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : APPARATUS : Running or indefinite length product forming and/or treating means : Plural molds or plural spaced areas of application on a single mold : Common vat or stock feed : And suction means)

Patent 6197161: Profile bar assembly for a headbox in a paper-making machine
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : APPARATUS : Running or indefinite length product forming and/or treating means : Means directing stock into contact with molding surface : Flow box, slice, and/or approach flow : Slice : Immersed rotary member (e.g., rectifier roll))

Patent 6197162: Liquid purifying distillation process
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, SEPARATORY : WATER PURIFICATION ONLY : Under pressure or vacuum : Of unsaturated hydrocarbon)

Patent 6197163: Process for removing impurities from petroleum products
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, SEPARATORY : ADDING MATERIAL TO DISTILLAND EXCEPT WATER OR STEAM PER SE : Organic compound : Alcohol or ether : A second material is an alcohol)

Patent 6197164: Method and apparatus to improve the uniformity of ion beam deposited films in an ion beam sputtering system
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Ion beam sputter deposition : Using cohesive filter or solid packing)

Patent 6197165: Method and apparatus for ionized physical vapor deposition
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Glow discharge sputter deposition (e.g., cathode sputtering, etc.) : Using cohesive filter or solid packing)

Patent 6197166: Method for inductively-coupled-plasma-enhanced ionized physical-vapor deposition
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Glow discharge sputter deposition (e.g., cathode sputtering, etc.) : Using cohesive filter or solid packing)

Patent 6197167: Step coverage and overhang improvement by pedestal bias voltage modulation
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Glow discharge sputter deposition (e.g., cathode sputtering, etc.) : Specified deposition material or use : Using modifying agent)

Patent 6197168: Electrochemical stain prevention apparatus of submerged structure and process for producing submerged structure used in this apparatus
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Object protection : Standard reference electrode)

Patent 6197169: Apparatus and method for electroplating rotogravure cylinder using ultrasonic energy
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Object protection : Rotary : With current control)

Patent 6197170: Ringless-collector conductor roll
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Elements : With feeding and/or withdrawal means)

Patent 6197171: Pin contact mechanism for plating pin grid arrays
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Elements : Electrodes : With electrode supporting means : Including resilient means (e.g., spring, etc.) : Gas)

Patent 6197172: Electrochemical sensor with gelled membrane and method of making
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrolytic : Analysis and testing : Ion-sensitive electrode : Three or more electrodes)

Patent 6197173: Methods and reagents for gel electrophoresis
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Electrophoresis or electro-osmosis processes and electrolyte compositions therefor when not provided for elsewhere : Coating or forming of object : With irradiation or illumination (e.g., for curing, etc.) : Sheet, web, wire, or filament of indeterminant length formed or coated)

Patent 6197174: Method and apparatus for electrodeionization of water using mixed bed and single phase ion exchange materials in the diluting compartment
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Electrophoresis or electro-osmosis processes and electrolyte compositions therefor when not provided for elsewhere : Barrier separation (e.g., using membrane, filter paper, etc.) : Ion selective : Using both anion and cation selective membranes : Alternating anion and cation selective membranes : And using ion exchange material (e.g., suspended particles, etc.) : Isocyanate)

Patent 6197175: Electrical contacting system for an electrophoretic dip painting plant for motor vehicle bodies
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrophoretic or electro-osmotic apparatus : Coating or forming means : With moving or movable electrode : With liquid heat exchange means to cool gel slab during electrophoresis)

Patent 6197176: Manipulation of solid, semi-solid or liquid materials
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrophoretic or electro-osmotic apparatus : Dielectrophoretic (i.e., uses nonuniform electric field) : Movable strip)

Patent 6197177: Water treating apparatus with electro-chemistry process
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Apparatus for electrical (including simultaneous electrical and magnetic) separation or purification of liquid or magnetic treatment of liquid (other than separation) : Concentric electrodes : Cylindrical or annular : With foraminous or perforated membrane support or spacer (e.g., screen, perforated plate, fabric, etc.))

Patent 6197178: Method for forming ceramic coatings by micro-arc oxidation of reactive metals
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Involving measuring, analyzing, or testing : Of indeterminate length)

Patent 6197179: Pulse-modulated DC electrochemical coating process and apparatus
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Forming nonmetal coating using specified waveform other than pure DC or 60 Hz sine wave AC (e.g., anodic oxide coating, etc.) : Nonreversing pulsed current or voltage : Parameter is thickness, weight, or composition of coating)

Patent 6197180: High aspect ratio, microstructure-covered, macroscopic surfaces
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Coating selected area : Coating is microcracked)

Patent 6197181: Apparatus and method for electrolytically depositing a metal on a microelectronic workpiece
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Coating selected area : Specified product produced : Product is semiconductor or includes semiconductor :)

Patent 6197182: Apparatus and method for plating wafers, substrates and other articles
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Coating predominantly nonmetal substrate : Sheet, plate, or foil)

Patent 6197183: Electrodeposition bath for wear-resistant zinc articles
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Depositing predominantly single metal coating : Chromium : Utilizing inorganic fluorine-containing bath : And nitrogen-heterocyclic compound-containing)

Patent 6197184: Method of producing high quality oxide for electrolytic capacitors
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Forming nonmetal coating : Oxide-containing coating (e.g., lead dioxide, etc.) : Anodizing)

Patent 6197185: Process for preparing beta lactam compound
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC SYNTHESIS (PROCESS, COMPOSITION, AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Preparing organic compound : Heterocyclic compound produced : Nitrogen containing hetero ring : Polycyclo ring system having the hetero ring as one of the cyclos : Diverse hetero atoms in the polycyclo ring system : Bath contains halide other than sodium chloride)

Patent 6197186: Process for preparing silver compounds
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC SYNTHESIS (PROCESS, COMPOSITION, AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Preparing organic compound : Metal containing compound produced : Carbocyclic ring containing)

Patent 6197187: Treatment for contaminated media
(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.))

 

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