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Alan L Polivka, Charles Zahm: System for conducting video communications over satellite communication link with aircraft having physically compact, effectively conformal, phased array antenna. Harris Corporation, Charles Wands, October 31, 1995: US05463656 (155 worldwide citation)

A system architecture and communication methodology for significantly reducing the size of an aircraft antenna required to provide full broadcast quality video communications with an aircraft via a satellite communications link includes a combination of video bandwidth compression, spread spectrum w ...


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Kn S Chhatwal: Electronic lock and key system. Intellikey Corporation, Charles Wands, August 16, 1994: US05337588 (73 worldwide citation)

An electronic key and lock system, particularly useful for solenoid-operated locks employs a key that can operate electronically and mechanically. The key is mechanically polarized with its blade forming a first electrical contact and a separate second contact which is flush or raised relative to th ...


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Jerry G Dooley: Seu-immune latch for gate array, standard cell, and other asic applications. Harris Corporation, Charles Wands, May 10, 1994: US05311070 (59 worldwide citation)

A single event upset immune latch circuit comprises a first latch having first and second complementary channel inverters respective input nodes and output nodes of which are cross-coupled to one another. First second pairs of (complementary channel) decoupling transistors respectively couple the ou ...


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Daniel B Clifton: Resource access security system for controlling access to resources of a data processing system. Harris Corporation, Charles Wands, November 21, 1995: US05469556 (55 worldwide citation)

A resource access security system for use in a data processing system for controlling access to resources correspondingly assigned to addresses in an address space of the data processing system by the use of descriptors. The descriptors correspondingly identify the resources and access to the resour ...


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Michael D Turner: Decision feedback equalizer employing fixed ratio postcursor taps for minimizing noise and intersymbol interference in signals conveyed over high speed data service loop. Adtran, Charles Wands, May 9, 1995: US05414733 (50 worldwide citation)

The feedforward filter section of a decision feedback equalizer is modified to include one or more postcursor taps, that are sequentially weighted at decreasing binary fractions of the cursor tap. Such a modified feedforward filter section, combined with the placement of a simple anti-aliasing filte ...


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Manhar L Shah: Acousto-optic polychromatic light modulator. MVM Electronics, Charles Wands, October 31, 1995: US05463493 (28 worldwide citation)

An acousto-optic polychromatic light modulating apparatus employs an acousto-optic medium, and a single piezoelectric transducer, which is driven by a plurality of frequency components, the intensities of which are controlled in response to input electronic data, to produce a color-modulated diffrac ...


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Clifford L Hall: Digital tandem channel unit interface for telecommunications network. Adtran Corporation, Charles Wands, August 9, 1994: US05337306 (25 worldwide citation)

A digital tandem channel unit installable in an intermediate central office of a digital carrier telephone network maintains the digital format of the T1 traffic in the course of a DS0 tandem cross-connect, so as to eliminates the possibility of corruption of voice/data traffic, as may occur in a co ...


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Edward K W Siu, Onofrio Schillaci, Michael Kennedy, Laura E Moser: Local/remote modification of electronically alterable operating system firmware resident in redundant flash memory of remote unit for testing/conditioning subscriber line circuits. Harris Corporation, Charles Wands, September 19, 1995: US05452339 (23 worldwide citation)

A remote measurement unit for testing and conditioning one or more telephone lines includes multiple electronically erasable flash memory banks, which contain respective versions of the operating system employed by the test unit's micro-controller. An operating system modification routine employed b ...


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Mark A Webster, Thomas H Wright, Gregory S Sinclair: Voice-activated switch. Harris Corporation, Charles Wands, July 4, 1995: US05430826 (22 worldwide citation)

Human speech is detected in an audio signal by first providing a single autocorrelated signal indicative of the audio signal multiplied by a time-delayed portion of the audio signal, the delay being an amount of time indicative of a period corresponding to a first formant frequency. Portions of the ...


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William R Palmer: High altitude launch platform payload launching apparatus and method. Spread Spectrum, Charles Wands, October 15, 1996: US05564648 (21 worldwide citation)

A high altitude launch platform, used to launch a payload into earth orbit, is part of a payload launch system having a payload launching rocket with an engine carried by the high altitude launch platform. A first amount of fuel, substantially less than the capacity of the fuel tanks, is provided to ...