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Ichiro Takahashi, Minoru Okada, Satoshi Tatami, Tsutomu Yamamoto, Masahiro Kumakura, Hideki Okuwa, Hiroaki Noda, Nobuyuki Sakamoto, Tatsuya Ito, Eiichi Fuse, Masaaki Hayashi, Katsuya Suzuki: Industrial endoscope system having a rotary treatment member. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, October 20, 1992: US05155941 (178 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an industrial endoscope system having a rotary treatment member, attached to a hard top part at a distal end of an insertion unit, for effecting a treatment such as grinding by rotating this treatment member itself. The system includes a moving means for making a distal end of the treat ...


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Atsushi Koike, Masahide Kaneko, Yoshinori Hatori: Hybrid coding system for moving image. Kokusai Denshin Denwa, Armstrong & Kubovcik, May 26, 1992: US05117287 (149 worldwide citation)

A moving image is coded through a waveform coding predictor (2), and a model-based coding predictor (3) which is mainly applicable to a head portion of a person, the coded outputs of said two predictors are compared (5) with an input current image for each block element which has for instance 8.time ...


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Kazuhiro Misono, Hiroshi Fujimoto, Katsuyuki Yamamoto: Integrated ultrasonic diagnosis device utilizing intra-blood-vessel probe. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, June 30, 1992: US05125410 (124 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnosis device includes an ultrasonic oscillator, contained in a probe which can be inserted into a blood vessel, which can vary direction of transmission and reception of ultrasonic waves to receive an echo signal from the wall of the blood vessel thereby calculating information abo ...


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Hiroki Hibino, Yoshikatsu Nagayama, Mutsumi Yoshikawa, Toshiyuki Takara, Masahito Goto, Akira Suzuki, Sakae Takehana, Yoshinao Oaki, Koichi Yoshimitsu, Yoshisada Aoki: Electronic endoscope system provided with a separate camera controlling unit and motor controlling unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, October 27, 1992: US05159446 (124 worldwide citation)

At least one controlling unit of a controlling unit for controlling a bending driving motor bending driving a bendable portion, a controlling unit for controlling an advancing and retreating driving motor advancing and retreating moving an insert section and a controlling unit for controlling a rota ...


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Takahiro Nomura, Yohtato Yatsuzuka, Shigeru Iizuka: Speech signal coding/decoding system based on the type of speech signal. Kokusai Denshin Denwa, Armstrong & Kubovcik, June 23, 1992: US05125030 (113 worldwide citation)

An input speech signal is encoded by an adaptive quantizer which quantizes the predicted residual signal between the digital input speech signal, and prediction signals provided by predictors and a shaped quantization noise provided by a noise shaping filter. An inverse quantizer, to which the encod ...


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Tetsumaru Kubota, Hitoshi Karasawa, Yuichi Ikeda, Toshihiko Hashiguchi: Cerebral surgery apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, October 13, 1992: US05154723 (108 worldwide citation)

A cerebral surgery endoscope apparatus comprises a stereotaxic instrument secured to the head of a patient and adapted to effect positioning of an affected part; an adjusted support means whose inserting direction is determined by its orientation to the stereotaxic instrument and which determines th ...


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Seiji Iwasaki, Naoki Uchiyama, Naomi Sekino: Ultrasonic wave therapeutic device. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, October 20, 1992: US05156144 (92 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic wave curing device according to the present invention, can set the optimum ultrasonic wave focusing condition for curing, by using at least one of an ultrasonic wave oscillator, a conical reflector having a conical reflecting surface to reflect an ultrasonic wave, which comes from the ...


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Hisao Itaya, Kazuhiko Akebi, Minoru Okabe, Satoru Nakagawa: Input system including resistance film touch panel and pushed position detecting device. Gunze, Armstrong & Kubovcik, January 19, 1993: US05181030 (88 worldwide citation)

An input system including a resistance film touch panel and a pushed position detecting device for detecting two-dimensional coordinates of a pushed position of a touch panel based on surface resistance values of resistance films, the system comprising a pair of insulating base layers opposed to eac ...


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Hiroaki Takagi, Yozo Nishi: Flexible robot arm. Kabushiki Kaisha Komatsu Seisakusho, Armstrong & Kubovcik, December 29, 1992: US05174168 (73 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a flexible robot arm comprising a plurality of disc-shaped elements arranged in a series so as to consist of a flexible arm, both surfaces of each of the elements being formed in convex having an arched opposed single curve so as to form contact surfaces, and a plurality of ...


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Kuninori Kitahara, Nobuyuki Ohtsuka, Masashi Ozeki: Hetero-epitaxially grown compound semiconductor substrate and a method of growing the same. Fujitsu, Armstrong & Kubovcik, July 14, 1992: US05130269 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of growing a gallium arsenide single crystal layer on a silicon substrate comprises steps of growing a buffer layer of aluminum arsenide on the silicon substrate by atomic layer epitaxy, and growing the gallium arsenide single crystal layer on the buffer layer epitaxially.