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John H Hart: Distributed load sharing. Vitalink Communications Corporation, Donald C Feix, March 7, 1989: US04811337 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for exchanging frames between bridges distribute load sharing in a communications network. The communications network is of the kind in which bridges, and related stations and local LANS, e.g. Ethernet LANs and 802 LANs, can be linked by paths in a plurality of sub-networks and ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Buffer control for a data path system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, March 29, 1983: US04378588 (85 worldwide citation)

A datapath system and protocol is disclosed in which data is transferred between a computer memory and one or more peripheral devices through device controllers, each of which includes a buffer, through periodic connection of the device controller to the channel. The system and protocol are structur ...


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Andrew Perkins, Nicholas P De Luca, Philipp Borchard: Machine and method for manufacturing a continuous production of pneumatically filled inflatable packaging pillows. Novus Packaging Corporation, Thomas C Feix, Donald C Feix, April 3, 2001: US06209286 (84 worldwide citation)

A machine and method for the manufacture of a continuous production of pneumatically filled packaging pillows for use as void fill packaging for the safe shipping of articles. A strip of flattened preformed film material with a repeated sealing pattern is advanced along a path through the machine an ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, James E Eakin, October 26, 1982: US04356550 (83 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system, the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for two power supplies, provides the entire power for the device controller in the event the other power supply fails. The distributed power supply system permits any processor module or device contr ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, James E Eakin, December 21, 1982: US04365295 (79 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes two redundant interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. Any processor module may send information to any other processor module by ei ...


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Joseph F Rando: Creation of three dimensional objects. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, Paul Davis, Thomas M Freiburger, April 10, 1990: US04915757 (77 worldwide citation)

Three dimensional objects or models, such as three dimensional images or shapes stored in a computer, are generated as real models by addition of material to a base, such as with photo-hardenable liquid, or by removal of material from an initially oversized mass. Optical feedback is employed to mono ...


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Joseph F Rando: Laser beam level instrument. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, September 9, 1980: US04221483 (76 worldwide citation)

A lightweight, portable laser beam level instrument has an optical path which includes a solid state light source; a pendulous, positive lens; a rotatable pentaprism or mirror equivalent; and a glass plate which is tilted to provide fine tuning. The level instrument also includes a damping mechanism ...


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Soon Tae Kim: Folding device of a tent-framework. Donald C Feix, T M Freiburger, June 14, 1988: US04750509 (75 worldwide citation)

A tent and folding tent framework which enable quick and easy setup and taking down of the tent include a central hub member about which six ribs are pivotable. The hub member or fixed disk is made of plastic material and includes openings which enable the ribs to be easily assembled into the hub. E ...


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Robert B Slusher: Single axis beam scanner. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, June 14, 1983: US04387952 (73 worldwide citation)

Two concave spherical metal mirrors are used to scan a continuous wave laser beam for heat treating of metals. The mirrors are rotated in opposite directions and each is tilted at a small angle with respect to its axis of rotation. The frequencies of rotation of the mirrors are made constant by a pr ...


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Joseph F Rando, Ilya M Fishman: Temperature operated gas valve. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, Paul Davis, Thomas M Freiburger, August 21, 1990: US04949742 (69 worldwide citation)

A gas valve which is particularly useful in a laser gas fill system requiring repeated fillings includes a conduit positioned between high and low pressure gas regions. Within the conduit is a restriction, and this restriction is closed by a meltable solid material. When the valve is to be opened, h ...



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