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Peter Foldes: Multimode coupling system including a funnel-shaped multimode coupler. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Robert L Troike, February 3, 1976: US03936838 (156 worldwide citation)

A multimode coupling system includes a funnel-shaped coupling member having one coupling aperture at the narrow end thereof, one larger coupling aperture at the larger end thereof, and a plurality of coupling apertures in the side wall thereof. A first and second of these side wall apertures lie in ...


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Peter Foldes: Multimode coupling system including a funnel-shaped multimode coupler. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Robert L Troike, Leonard Weiss, June 14, 1977: US04030048 (156 worldwide citation)

A multimode coupling system for coupling symmetrical waveguide mode signals and two or more tracking asymmetrical waveguide mode signals includes a funnel-shaped coupler with a plurality of coupling apertures located in the side wall thereof. A first four of these side wall apertures lie in a first ...


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Kamilo Feher: Timing technique for NRZ data signals. RCA Corporation, Carl M Wright, Edward J Norton, March 16, 1976: US03944926 (90 worldwide citation)

Circuit for modifying a transmitted Non-Return-to-Zero signal to insert a frequency component at the bit rate to permit linear processing at the receiver to extract timing signals.


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Gerald Stanley Kaplan, Andrew David Ritzie: Homodyne communication system. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Joseph D Lazar, Michael A Lechter, October 5, 1976: US03984835 (70 worldwide citation)

A homodyne communication system comprising an interrogating unit and a plurality of responsive remote units wherein a continuous wave RF signal is transmitted from the interrogating unit to illuminate a remote unit. The remote unit causes a return (reply) signal to be transmitted or reflected back t ...


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William James Hannan, Edwin Maxwell Fulcher, Randy Deleon Rhodes, Robert George Saenz: Credit card containing electronic circuit. RCA Corporation, Carl V Olson, Edward J Norton, January 18, 1977: US04004133 (67 worldwide citation)

An article such as a plastic credit card contains concealed identifying information. The information is in the form of a series of binary information bits and it is stored in an electronic serial memory. The memory is on an integrated circuit chip imbedded in the credit card with electrical connecti ...


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Ludwig Muhlfelder, John Edward Keigler, Brian Stewart: Momentum biased active three-axis satellite attitude control system. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, H Christoffersen, Joseph D Lazar, January 31, 1978: US04071211 (66 worldwide citation)

Control of an active three-axis multiple-wheel attitude control system is provided with a bias momentum to achieve stiffness about the pitch axis. With this stiffness, the system overcomes the inherent inability of a zero momentum system employing the sun as its yaw reference to be provided with thi ...


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Richard Abbott Newell, Joel Herman Bacher, Herbert Walter Bilsky, Patrick Joseph Callen: Satellite battery reconditioning system and method. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Joseph D Lazar, Michael M Rickin, December 14, 1976: US03997830 (65 worldwide citation)

Reduction of battery effectiveness due to memory effect and unequal cell voltages is minimized by a spacecraft power control system which reconditions the battery preferably just prior to eclipse seasons of a geo-stationary orbit by discharging each battery cell through a network of shunting resisto ...


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Gerald Stanley Kaplan, Alvin Seymour Clorfeine: Respiration monitor. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Joseph D Lazar, Michael A Lechter, November 23, 1976: US03993995 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for automatically monitoring the respiration of a subject requiring no physical connection to the subject. The use of such apparatus for automatically triggering an x-ray machine at instants of respiration extrema is also disclosed.


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Richard Eric Hanson, William Fulmer Fordyce: Detecting malfunction in cylinders of internal combustion engines. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, Carl V Olson, August 3, 1976: US03972230 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for, and method of, detecting the uneven operation of the individual cylinders in an internal combustion engine, and for diagnosing the cause thereof. The engine is operated at any convenient idle speed. Power cycle time periods between successive ignition times are measured, the decele ...


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Karl Knop: Diffractive subtractive color filtering technique. RCA Corporation, Edward J Norton, George J Seligsohn, May 18, 1976: US03957354 (37 worldwide citation)

A subtractive color filtering technique, suitable for the projection of color pictures, employs diffraction, rather than color dyes, for discriminatingly subtracting unwanted spectral wavelength portions of polychromatic illuminating light. The useful output light may consist of solely the zero-orde ...