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Peter Lux: Method and arrangement for redundancy-reducing picture coding. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Edward J Connors Jr, Jack E Haken, February 26, 1980: US04190861 (59 worldwide citation)

With known methods for predictive decorrelation this decorrelation only applies to one or more previously scanned elements of the same picture line. In accordance with the invention a picture to be scanned is divided into sub-pictures wherein a number of picture lines equal to the number of lines co ...


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Cornelis A Bosselaar: Semiconductor device. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Edward J Connors Jr, June 5, 1979: US04157563 (40 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device having a planar p-n junction which in order to increase the breakdown voltage is shunted by a resistance layer of a very high resistance provided on an insulating layer. According to the invention, a resistance layer is used in the form of an elongate strip. The strip is prefe ...


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Chang Kiang Kuo, Norishisa Kitagawa: High density, high speed random access read-write memory. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Edward J Connors Jr, John G Graham, February 24, 1976: US03940747 (31 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a high density, high speed random access memory (RAM) which uses one transistor per storage cell. The cells are in a matrix of rows and columns, and a sense and refresh amplifier is located in the center of each column. Row address circuitry selects one row to be read out. ...


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Simon G Kroon: Method of treating a monocrystalline body utilizing a measuring member consisting of a monocrystalline layer and an adjoining substratum of different index of refraction. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Edward J Connors Jr, Steven R Biren, December 4, 1979: US04177094 (30 worldwide citation)

A method in which a monocrystalline body is subjected in a gas atmosphere to a treatment for changing the thickness of the body, in which the thickness of the body is controlled by means of a measuring member which is subjected to the same treatment and which measuring member, on its side which is s ...


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Robert E Obenhaus: Differential fluid level detector. Texas Instruments Incorporated Dallas TX, Harold Levine, Edward J Connors Jr, John A Haug, James P McAndrews, Gerald B Epstein, August 8, 1972: US3683196 (27 worldwide citation)

A differential fluid level detector is disclosed for sensing the presence of a fluid medium at first and second preselected levels. The detector includes a light emitter, a longitudinally extending light transmitting body of a predetermined length in excess of the difference between the first and se ...


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John V Meyer: Electrically heated device employing conductive-crystalline polymers. Texas Instruments Incorporated Dallas TX, Harold Levine, Edward J Connors Jr, John A Haug, James P McAndrews, Gerald B Epstein, September 5, 1972: US3689736 (26 worldwide citation)

A hair curler employing a heater element formed of a conductive crystalline polymer is disclosed. The polymer, loaded with conductive particles, such as carbon black, has a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) of resistivity characteristic and combines a fast warm-up time with a slow cool down tim ...


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Michael L Derlien: Apparatus for delivering fluids with controlled rates of flow. Pye, Thomas A Briody, Edward J Connors Jr, Jack E Haken, December 25, 1979: US04180067 (22 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering fluid at a controlled rate of flow wherein fluid is forced from a container by the piston of a vacuum cylinder. A flow restricting valve is provided, either at the output of the container or at the output of a second cylinder which is coupled to the piston of the vacuum c ...


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Roger J Fisher, Gerald D Rogers: Read-only-memory for electronic calculator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Edward J Connors Jr, John G Graham, January 20, 1976: US03934233 (21 worldwide citation)

A read-only-memory for use in an electronic calculator or the like, implemented in a large-scale-integrated MOS semiconductor chip. The ROM is designed to save area on the chip by employing a virtual ground feature and conserve power by a precharge system. The memory cells are in an array defining X ...


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George L Brantingham, Louis H Phillips: Direct and indirect addressing in an electronic digital calculator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Edward J Connors Jr, Stephen S Sadacca, June 29, 1976: US03967104 (21 worldwide citation)

A greatly simplified calculator circuit implemented, for example, utilizing I.sup.2 L technology, is fabricated on a relatively small semiconductor chip resulting in high yield. A unique feature of such calculator which permits direct or indirect addressing while reducing the number of ROM instructi ...


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William J Zehner: Wide beam acoustic projector with sharp cutoff and low side lobes. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Edward J Connors Jr, William C Townsend, Kenneth W Dobyns, August 13, 1996: US05546356 (21 worldwide citation)

A pulsed-transmission, single frequency echo-ranging sonar system has a w-beam acoustic projector with sharp cutoff of energy radiated in directions other than the desired field of view and a nearly constant amount of acoustic energy throughout the desired vertical field.