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William J Hurd: High dynamic global positioning system receiver. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Paul F McCaul, John R Manning, Thomas H Jones, March 25, 1986: US04578678 (160 worldwide citation)

A GPS receiver having a number of channels, one for each of a plurality of satellites, receives an aggregate of pseudorange code time division modulated signals from some or all satellites and converts the aggregate to baseband and then to digital form for separate processing in the separate channel ...


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Teri B Lawton: Method and apparatus for predicting the direction of movement in machine vision. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Thomas H Jones, John R Manning, April 28, 1992: US05109425 (155 worldwide citation)

A computer-simulated cortical network computes the visibility of shifts in the direction of movement and computes: 1) the magnitude of the position difference between the test and background patterns, 2) localized contrast differences at different spatial scales analyzed by computing temporal gradie ...


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G Dickey Arndt, James R Carl, Kent A Byerly, Phong H Ngo, Larry G Stolarczyk: Method for locating a concealed object. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hardie R Barr, James M Cate, December 31, 2002: US06501414 (151 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for detecting anomalies in microwave penetrable material that may be used for locating plastic mines or pipes underneath the ground. A transmitter is positioned at a plurality of different positions above the ground. A microwave signal is transmitted that is stepp ...


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James F Antaki, Bradley Paden, Gregory Burgreen, Nelson Groom: Magnetically suspended miniature fluid pump and method of designing the same. The University of Pittsburgh, The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, September 10, 2002: US06447265 (137 worldwide citation)

A rotary pump for pumping fluids through a patient having a housing with an internal region, a stator member and an impeller positioned within the housing and having impeller blades, wherein the impeller is magnetically suspended and rotated, and wherein the geometric configuration of the rotary pum ...


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James F Antaki, Bradley Paden, Gregory Burgreen, Nelson J Groom: Blood pump having a magnetically suspended rotor. University of Pittsburgh, The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Woodcock Washburn, September 10, 2002: US06447266 (96 worldwide citation)

A blood pump preferably has a magnetically suspended rotor that rotates within a housing. The rotor may rotate about a stator disposed within the housing. Radial magnetic bearings may be defined within the stator and the rotor in order to suspend the rotor. The radial magnetic bearings may be passiv ...


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Robert L Fox, Richard F Hellbaum, Robert G Bryant, Benjamin M Copeland Jr: Advanced layered composite polylaminate electroactive actuator and sensor. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Linda B B Blackburn, May 9, 2000: US06060811 (90 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the mounting of pre-stressed electroactive material in such a manner that large displacement actuators or sensors result. The invention comprises mounting the pre-stressed electroactive material to a support layer. This combination of a pre-stressed electroactive mat ...


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Steven F Siconolfi: Body fluids monitor. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, James M Cate, September 26, 2000: US06125297 (90 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are described for determining volumes of body fluids in a subject using bioelectrical response spectroscopy. The human body is represented using an electrical circuit. Intra-cellular water is represented by a resistor in series with a capacitor; extra-cellular water is represent ...


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Virgil B Shields, Margaret A Ryan, Roger M Williams: Varying potential silicon carbide gas sensor. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, December 16, 1997: US05698771 (67 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon gas detection device operates by dissociating or electro-chemically oxidizing hydrocarbons adsorbed to a silicon carbide detection layer. Dissociation or oxidation are driven by a varying potential applied to the detection layer. Different hydrocarbon species undergo reaction at differ ...


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John D Buckley, Robert J Swaim, Robert L Fox: One-step dual purpose joining technique. The United States of America Represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, Wallace J Nelson, February 2, 1982: US04313777 (62 worldwide citation)

This fastener used in induction heating is a wire screen basically of an eddy-current carrying material such as carbon steel. Selected wires in the screen are copper, sheathed in an insulating material. The screen is placed between two sheets of thermoplastics. When inductively heated, the composite ...


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Harvey S Bloomfield: In-situ laser retorting of oil shale. The United States of America represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, N T Musial, J A Mackin, John R Manning, December 6, 1977: US04061190 (61 worldwide citation)

Oil shale formations are retorted in-situ and gaseous hydrocarbon products recovered by drilling two or more wells into an oil shale formation underneath the surface of the ground; fracturing a region of said oil shale formation by directing a high energy laser beam into one of said wells and focuss ...



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