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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, John K Salisbury Jr: Controller arm for a remotely related slave arm. Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, Armand McMillan, July 10, 1979: US04160508 (232 worldwide citation)

A segmented controller arm configured and dimensioned to form a miniature kinematic replica of a remotely related slave arm. The arm includes a plurality of joints for affording segments of the arm simultaneous angular displacement about a plurality of pairs of intersecting axes, a plurality of posi ...


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Jack M Pope, Thomas B Fryer: Miniature ingestible telemeter devices to measure deep-body temperature. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, Armand G Morin, John R Manning, July 27, 1976: US03971362 (166 worldwide citation)

A miniature, ingestible and encapsulated telemeter device for transmitting information relating to deep-body temperature of a subject comprising a battery source of power, and a free running multivibrator circuit having fixed biasing means connected to oscillator having a predetermind resonant frequ ...


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Thomas B Fryer: Induction powered biological radiosonde. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, Armand McMillan, February 5, 1980: US04186749 (116 worldwide citation)

An induction powered implanted monitor for epidurally measuring intracranial pressure and telemetering the pressure information to a remote readout. The monitor utilizes an L-C oscillator in which the C comprises a variable capacitance transducer, one electrode of which is a small stiff pressure res ...


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James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Fletcher, Theodore J Wydeven Jr, John R Hollahan: Oxygen post-treatment of plastic surfaces coated with plasma polymerized silicon-containing monomers. Armand McMillan, John R Manning, Darrell G Brekke, January 30, 1979: US04137365 (92 worldwide citation)

The abrasion resistance of plastic surfaces coated with polymerized organosilanes can be significantly improved by post-treatment of the polymerized silane in an oxygen plasma. For optical purposes, the advantages of this post-treatment are developed with a transparent polycarbonate resin substrate ...


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James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Fletcher, Eph Konigsberg: Accelerometer telemetry system. Darrell G Brekke, Armand G Morin Sr, John R Manning, July 27, 1976: US03972038 (86 worldwide citation)

An accelerometer telemetry system incorporated in a finger ring is used for monitoring the motor responses of a subject. The system includes an accelerometer, battery and transmitter and provides information to a remote receiver regarding hand movements of a subject wearing the ring, without the con ...


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Ronald M Kubacki: Process for producing a well-adhered durable optical coating on an optical plastic substrate. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, Robert F Kempf, Robert Kinberg, June 20, 1978: US04096315 (83 worldwide citation)

A process for coating an optical plastic substrate, for example polymethylmethacrylate (PPMA), with a single layer coating for the purpose of improving the durability of the plastic, the coating being deposited by a low temperature plasma polymerization process.


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Hubert C Vykukal, Reginald F King, Wilbur C Vallotton: Anthropomorphic master/slave manipulator system. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, September 6, 1977: US04046262 (81 worldwide citation)

An anthropomorphic master/slave manipulator system including master arm apparatus including a plurality of master tubular articulated portions which are coaxially adjacent one another and relatively rotatable, master transducing apparatus responsive to the relative rotation of the adjacent tubular p ...


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Durand R Begault: Head related transfer function pseudo-stereophony. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, Guy Miller, John R Manning, December 22, 1992: US05173944 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for producing pseudo-stereophonic sound from a monaural signal including a monaural source having a first speaker disposed in an anechoic room and having a sound output generated by the monaural signal. Second, third, fourth and fifth speaker disposed in the anechoic room (substantially ...


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James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Fletcher, William Elkins, Bill Alvin Williams, Ernest Glenn Tickner: Liquid cooled brassiere and method of diagnosing malignant tumors therewith. Darrell G Brekke, Gary F Grafel, John R Manning, December 7, 1976: US03995621 (60 worldwide citation)

A device for enhancing the detection of malignant tissue in the breasts of a woman comprises a brassiere-like garment which is fitted with a pair of liquid-perfused cooling panels which completely and compliantly cover the breasts and upper torso. The garment is connected by plastic tubing to a liqu ...


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Edwin J Saltzman: Low-drag ground vehicle particularly suited for use in safely transporting livestock. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, August 10, 1982: US04343506 (58 worldwide citation)

A low-drag truck consisting of a tractor-trailer rig (10) characterized by a rounded forebody and a protective fairing (16) for the gap conventionally found to exist between the tractor and the trailer, particularly suited for establishing an attached flow of ambient air along the surfaces thereof, ...