Sheldon Kavesh, Dusan C Prevorsek: High tenacity, high modulus polyethylene and polypropylene fibers and intermediates therefore. Allied Corporation, Alan M Doernberg, Gerhard H Fuchs, Roy H Massengill, November 1, 1983: US04413110 (301 worldwide citation)

Solutions of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers such as polyethylene in a relatively non-volatile solvent are extruded through an aperture at constant concentration through the aperture and cooled to form a first gel of indefinite length. The first gels are extracted with a volatile solvent to form ...

Philip M Anderson III, Gerald R Bretts, James E Kearney: Surveillance system having magnetomechanical marker. Allied Corporation, Ernest D Buff, Gerhard H Fuchs, Paul Yee, April 9, 1985: US04510489 (260 worldwide citation)

A magnetic article surveillance system marker is adapted, when armed, to resonate at a frequency provided by an incident magnetic field applied within an interrogation zone. The marker is an elongated ductile strip of magnetostrictive ferromagnetic material disposed adjacent to a ferromagnetic eleme ...

George J Samuels, Thomas A Schmitkons, Terry L Streeter, Royce W Murray: Bifunctional air electrode. Allied Corporation, Richard C Stewart II, June 18, 1985: US04524114 (257 worldwide citation)

Novel catalytic electrode in which the oxidation catalyst is protected from unfavorable redox potentials by an insulation/rectification matrix composed of a polymeric matrix containing an insulating and rectifying effective amount of a dispersed redox conductor.

James M O Connor: Microminiature semiconductor valve. Allied Corporation, James R Ignatowski, Russel C Wells, April 8, 1986: US04581624 (194 worldwide citation)

A microminiature valve having a multilayer integral structure formed on a semiconductor substrate. The valve comprises a semiconductor substrate having inlet and outlet apertures and a raised valve seat. The substrate is overlayed with a nonporous top layer and an intermediate layer. The central por ...

Calvin P H Vary, Steven E Diamond: Method and kit for polynucleotide assay including primer-dependant DNA polymerase. Allied Corporation, Alan M Doernberg, July 25, 1989: US04851331 (174 worldwide citation)

A probe polynucleotide binds to a target nucleotide sequence in the nucleic acid of a biological sample, and then is enzymatically extended in the 3'-direction with a mixture of nucleoside triphosphates including at least one nucleoside triphosphate that has been detectably labeled. After separating ...

Robert G Denkewalter, Jaroslav Kolc, William J Lukasavage: Macromolecular highly branched homogeneous compound based on lysine units. Allied Corporation, Robert A Harman, September 15, 1981: US04289872 (173 worldwide citation)

Formed from trifunctional units (M) having attached, to one of two terminal carbon atoms of an alkylene hydrocarbon diradical, the functional group A', and having attached, to the other terminal carbon atom, a different functional group B' reactive with A' to form a linkage AB; and having attached, ...

Harold G Hutter: One-piece crimp-type connector and method for terminating a coaxial cable. Allied Corporation, C D Lacina, R H Criss, August 4, 1987: US04684201 (166 worldwide citation)

A set of three annular ribs (44,46,48) disposed annularly around a crimp sleeve (28) are crimped radially inward about a coaxial cable (10) having a forward end portion (20) of its cable braid (16) exposed and folded backwardly, the ribs when crimped inwardly providing cable retention, electrical ci ...

Thirumalai G Palanisamy, Stuart E Mendelson, Divna Cipris, Ronald R Chance: Apparatus and method for charging and testing batteries. Allied Corporation, Richard C Stewart, Gerhard H Fuchs, May 17, 1988: US04745349 (164 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a methjod for charging a rechargeable battery. In this method, the open voltage of the battery is measured and the number of cells estimated. The state of charge of the battery is then tested by supplying a controllably varying charging current to the battery and testin ...

Gary A Harpell, Sheldon Kavesh, Igor Palley, Dusan C Prevorsek: Ballistic-resistant composite article. Allied Corporation, Gus T Hampilos, Gerhard H Fuchs, November 18, 1986: US04623574 (152 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improved, ballistic-resistant composite article of manufacture which comprises a network of high strength fibers having a tensile modulus of at least about 500 grams/denier and an energy-to-break of at least about 22 Joules/gram. An elastomeric matrix material subst ...

Robert J Pressley: Optical beam homogenizer. Allied Corporation, James Riesenfeld, Gerhard H Fuchs, October 2, 1984: US04475027 (144 worldwide citation)

An optical beam homogenizer divides and redirects an incident beam to provide uniform irradiation to a plane surface. The beam homogenizer is particularly useful in an apparatus and method for uniform laser irradiation of materials. The apparatus comprises a laser, a beam homogenizer, and a support ...