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Marlan O Scully: Apparatus and method for making and using high index of refraction materials. Biolight, Dennis F Armijo, Donovan F Duggan, Deborah A Peacock, October 26, 1993: US05256849 (7 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for increasing the index of refraction, n, by several orders of magnitude. Pumping and probing radiation excite the various atomic levels of a material, and establish coherence between such levels. Index of refraction can thereby be increased while, concomitantly, absorbence of ...


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Stuart A Brodsky: Apparatus for safe use, disposal and retention of needles. Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, Jeffrey D Myers, December 7, 1993: US05267975 (6 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to an apparatus for preventing needle pricks and for retaining and safely disposing of used needles, such as intravenous needles. The apparatus comprises a longitudinal body, having first and second ends, an entry and closure mechanism on the first end and needle retention ...


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William D Hoffman: Foam cap for evaporative coolers. Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, Jeffrey D Myers, April 23, 1996: US05509565 (6 worldwide citation)

A unitary, one-piece cooler cap for evaporative coolers comprising an integral shell and molded insulation. The shell provides seating and mounting structure, as well as a mold cavity.


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Travis M Sims: Sound system with rate controlled, variable attenuation. Lectrosonics, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, April 20, 1993: US05204908 (6 worldwide citation)

A multichannel sound system comprising a plurality of microphones and loudspeakers. Rate controlled, variable attenuation of the audio signal is provided as a function of loudspeaker and microphone proximity. The use of optical isolators or analog switches with RC delay circuits to control the rate ...


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Charles G Short: Traveling valve ball displacing tool. Jeffrey D Myers, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, July 1, 1997: US05642990 (6 worldwide citation)

A downhole pump is reciprocated subsurface for the purpose of lifting fluid from an underground borehole to the surface or other suitable storage location. As the fluid being pumped may contain gas, the efficiency of the pump may decrease to the point where no fluid is pumped due to the compression ...


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Roy L Petty: Package wrapping apparatus and method. Jeffrey D Myers, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, February 17, 1998: US05718100 (5 worldwide citation)

A reusable package wrapping apparatus and method. The apparatus has a spring-loaded ribbon reel which dispenses an inverted ribbon in a first direction and recovers the ribbon, which has been re-inverted in a secondly direction. Spring tension or a locked hand crank secures the apparatus to the pack ...


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Simon Koppel deceased: Apparatus for stacking and cutting rolls of paper. Anne Koppel Conway, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, July 16, 1991: US05031498 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for stacking and cutting rolls of paper, in particular end rolls from the newspaper industry. The apparatus includes a rack assembly for stacking and unrolling the end rolls, and a cutting assembly including a pair of cylindrical rollers, at least one cutting device for cutting the pape ...


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Billy D Washburn: Window sill armrest for motor vehicles. Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, April 30, 1991: US05010996 (5 worldwide citation)

A window sill armrest for motor vehicles. The armrest is hinged to freely accommodate vehicle window extension and retraction. Weighting means of sufficient mass is provided to ensure that the outer movable segment of the armrest is returned to a position flush with the vehicle window sill when the ...


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Earl L Marshall, Thomas O Carroll: Horse drawn vehicle improvements. Earl L Marshall, Robert W Weig, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, December 29, 1992: US05174594 (5 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to an improved horse drawn carriage providing several safety and performance features. A transverse shaft tip to shaft tip deflector is fittable over wooden shafts to prevent snagging objects such as trees and fence posts between horse and harness. Wheel deflectors, wheel ...


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Frank R Casale, Nicola D Casale, Antonio A Casale, Richard P Bennett, Gilbert F Padilla: Food preparation and delivery apparatus and method. Nunzio s Pizza, Deborah A Peacock, Donovan F Duggan, Robert W Weig, May 5, 1992: US05109956 (4 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to a food service facility for drive-up and walk-up patronage, to a method for food preparation, to a retractable menu, and to a drink dispenser and service module. The food service facility comprises base level and second level housings, readily set up and removed from a ...