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James J Meany, Christopher J Martens: Error resilient method and apparatus for entropy coding. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, December 15, 1998: US05850482 (180 worldwide citation)

The error resilient method and apparatus for encoding data includes an encoder including a code word generator for generating a plurality of code words representative of respective portions of the data. The code word generator encodes data pursuant to split field coding in which each code word inclu ...


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Walter C Simciak, Raymond Andrew Orr, Lieb A Lurie: Data collection and RF communications system and method of developing applications for same. Hand Held Products, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, August 11, 1998: US05793967 (139 worldwide citation)

A RF data communications system for remotely collecting data and a method of developing applications for such a system are provided. The RF data communications system preferably has a first computer including at least a first microprocessor, a first screen display, and a first data screen file posit ...


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Jack H Jacobs, Matthew M Thomas, Duane D Grosskrueger, Bernie F Carpenter, Alan R Perry: Composite structure adapted for controlled structural deformation. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, September 8, 1998: US05804276 (73 worldwide citation)

A composite structure and related fabrication method is provided which has a plurality of composite material layers and at least one embedded shape memory alloy component for providing controlled structural deformation. The shape memory alloy component includes a shape memory alloy tendon having a r ...


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Jack H Jacobs, Matthew M Thomas, Duane D Grosskrueger, Bernie F Carpenter, Alan R Perry: Fabrication method for composite structure adapted for controlled structural deformation. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, December 23, 1997: US05700337 (71 worldwide citation)

A composite structure and related fabrication method is provided which has a plurality of composite material layers and at least one embedded shape memory alloy component for providing controlled structural deformation. The shape memory alloy component includes a shape memory alloy tendon having a r ...


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Carl Thomas Eiten: Container. Dean Foods Company, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, November 10, 1998: US05833115 (68 worldwide citation)

There is provided a plastic container having a bottom portion, side wall portions, and a top wall portion. The side wall portions include four face panels, and four somewhat narrower in width connector panels connected at their vertical sides to one side of each one of the face panels, respectively. ...


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Francis Christopher Wessling III: Body integral electronics packaging. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, June 30, 1998: US05774338 (58 worldwide citation)

A body integral electronics package housing is formed of cloth material that simulates a person's garment, such as a poncho or vest. The housing contains various pockets to confine various electronic modules, including a front pocket of such size as to overlie the breast and midriff portions of the ...


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Jonathan P Dowling, Michael Scalora, Mark J Bloemer, Charles M Bowden, Rachel J Flynn, Richard L Fork, Senter B Reinhardt Jr, Michael D Tocci: Photonic bandgap apparatus and method for delaying photonic signals. University of Alabama at Huntsville, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, May 12, 1998: US05751466 (58 worldwide citation)

A photonic signal is applied to a photonic bandgap structure having a photonic band edge transmission resonance at the frequency of the photonic signal and having a photonic band edge transmission resonance bandwidth which is at least as wide as the bandwidth of the photonic signal. When a photonic ...


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Timothy Scott Dennison, Michel Pozzo: Self-closing valve structure. Sealed Air Corporation, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, November 3, 1998: US05830780 (50 worldwide citation)

There is provided a self-sealing valve structure. The structure has a first sheet of thermoplastic material and a second sheet of thermoplastic material in face-to-face relationship with each other and are secured together along a portion of the longitudinal edges of the sheets and define a passagew ...


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Philip P Ribando, Kenneth M Bolam, Donald H Peeler, Terry L Sandman: Connector for a gradient sequential compression system. Beiersdorff Jobst, The Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, March 10, 1998: US05725485 (47 worldwide citation)

A fluid connector for a compression system for improving venous blood flow in a patient provides a continuous fluid passageway between a source of pressurized fluid and a plurality of inflatable chambers in an elongated pressure sleeve. The connector includes a flexible conduit comprising a pluralit ...


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Rob Wessels, Trent Hayes: Twisted pairs communications cable. Commscope, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Group of Alston & Bird, September 29, 1998: US05814768 (46 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a communications cable having a cable jacket and a first pair of twisted wires disposed within the jacket, each wire thereof having a conductor surrounded by a first insulating material. A second twisted pair of wires is disposed within the jacket and has a twist lay length differ ...



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