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Crane John R, Lawson James C, Petschauer Richard J: Flexible carrier and interconnect for uncased ic chips. Sperry Rand Corporation, Grace Kenneth T, Nikolai Thomas J, Dority John P, October 1, 1974: US3838984 (265 worldwide citation)

A printed circuit lead frame that functions as a carrier of an integrated circuit (IC) uncased chip for initial handling and testing and later as a means for bonding the chip's contacts to printed circuitry on a supporting substrate is disclosed. The lead frame includes a flexible insulating sheet m ...


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MacDonald Thomas Richard: Multi-processor system with multiple cache memories. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, November 12, 1974: US3848234 (52 worldwide citation)

A digital data multi-processing system having a main memory operating at a first rate, a plurality of individual processors, each having its own associated cache memory operating at a second rate substantially faster than the first rate for increasing the throughput of the system. In order to contro ...


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Boss Garold D, Crane Vaemond H, McBeath Donald G, Thompson Martin D: Processor state and storage limits register auto-switch. Sperry Rand Corporation, Grace Kenneth T, Grace Kenneth J, Dority John P, June 4, 1974: US3815101 (29 worldwide citation)

A means for automatically changing from a first to a second processor state register (PSR) when the relative address represented by the base value contained in the first of the PSR's does not fall within first predetermined limits. Logic means respond to such limits test failure to automatically swi ...


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Conway Patrick H: Signal conditioner and bit synchronizer. Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, November 26, 1974: US3851266 (21 worldwide citation)

A signal conditioning circuit for use in a digital communication system for restoring the waveform of a received signal which may have been degraded during transmission. The incoming signal is applied to a variable gain amplifier, filter and direct current amplifier and the resulting output signal i ...


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Conway Patrick H: Phase lock loop with sampling techniques for regenerating clock signal associated with data input signals. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, October 8, 1974: US3840821 (19 worldwide citation)

A phase lock loop for use in the receiver portion of a digital data communication system wherein the received signal is periodically sampled at two points during a defined time interval and the relative polarity of the two samples is determined. A voltage controlled oscillator is provided along with ...


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Lahti Archie E, McBeath Donald G: Processor interrupt pointer. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, May 21, 1974: US3812463 (18 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system employing at least one Input/Output Access Unit (IOAU) and two Command/Arithmetic Units (CAU), a system for selectively routing exernal interrupt request signals through said IOAU to either of said two CAU's directly to said two CAU's alternately, or to the CAU which origi ...


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Anderson Bruce M: Circuit for implementing rounding in add/subtract logic networks. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, October 15, 1974: US3842250 (11 worldwide citation)

An add/subtract logic network for forming the sum or difference of two n-bit operands with round-off occurring simultaneously with the formation of the n-bit result.


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Taggart James A: Printer variable form length controller. Sperry Rand Corporation, Grace Kenneth T, Nikolai Thomas J, Dority John P, December 24, 1974: US3856128 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for and a method of electrically controlling the movement of the paper web in a printer is disclosed. Prior to initiating the form setting operation of the variable form length controller of the present invention, a first row of perforations on the paper web is manually aligned to the O ...


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Card Charles D, Crane John R: Character addressing in a word oriented computer system. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Dority John P, August 6, 1974: US3828316 (9 worldwide citation)

A character addressing system in a word-oriented computer system is described. A programmable system for selecting characters in a word-oriented computer system, wherein the size of each character can be selected, and the character positioned for character manipulation or computation is shown. The s ...


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Cardon Carlos D, Griffone Lawrence P: Digital detector of an analog signal. Sperry Rand Corporation, Grace Kenneth T, Nikolai Thomas J, Dority John P, October 29, 1974: US3845399 (6 worldwide citation)

A circuit combination of integrated circuit (IC) digital devices for detecting an analog signal of a selected frequency and amplitude is disclosed. The circuit combination is a special-purpose digital filter of a predetermined bandwidth determined by the sample time T.sub.S duration and the low F.su ...