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Jean Luc Hauser: Programmable portable infusion pump system. Francis A Sirr, Earl C Hancock, July 4, 1995: US05429602 (324 worldwide citation)

A portable and programmable infusion pump system is disclosed for injecting one or more medicinal substances into an individual under the control of the individual. A common controller unit and microprocessor is provided for one or more pump units. Each pump unit includes a chamber for holding a med ...


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Thomas A Milheiser: Identification system. Destron IDI, Earl C Hancock, Francis A Sirr, November 24, 1992: US05166676 (151 worldwide citation)

A passive integrated transponder (PIT) is attached to or embedded in an item to be identified. It is excited via an inductive coupling from an interrogator. The PIT responds to the interrogator via the inductive coupling with a signal constituting a stream of data unique to the identified item. The ...


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Tsuyonobu Hatazawa, Hideki Hayashi, Kozo Nakamura, Takashi Watanabe, Johji Mamiya, Masaru Suzuki, Hiroshi Tanase: Planar light source device having polarization separator formed of two sheets with mating triangular prisms and different indices of refraction. IBM Corporation, Sekisui Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki, Earl C Hancock, Francis A Sirr, Holland & Hart, May 29, 2001: US06239851 (141 worldwide citation)

The purpose of the invention is to provide a light guide of a variety of forms having a uniform distribution of brightness in the plane and a planer light source device for a liquid crystal display device which uses such light guide. The light guide comprises a first surface which is a surface to wh ...


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Daniel Brandon, Kenneth N B Dunlop, Lester B Jensen, Richard M Lucas, Robert E Pietruszewski: Method and apparatus for providing interactive retrieval of TV still frame images and audio segments. Kenneth Dunlop, Richard Lucas, Robert Pietruszewski, Francis A Sirr, May 8, 1990: US04924303 (138 worldwide citation)

A TV still frame image, perhaps with an accompanying audio segment, information retrieval system is disclosed. The system allows end users to search for, order, and retrieve still frame video images, which images are then displayed on a conventional television set. Related audio sound can be heard o ...


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Thomas A Milheiser: Identification system. Destron IDI, Francis A Sirr, Earl C Hancock, August 20, 1991: US05041826 (131 worldwide citation)

A passive integrated transponder (PIT) is attached to or embedded in an item to be identified. It is excited via an inductive coupling from an interrogator. The PIT responds to the interrogator via the inductive coupling with a signal constituting a stream of data unique to the identified item. The ...


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Russell W Boehm, William R Keelen, Herbert Rees: Two-shot injection molding. International Business Machines Corporation, Francis A Sirr, July 17, 1984: US04460534 (105 worldwide citation)

The complete, two-color, multiple keybutton array of a keyboard is molded by a two-shot injection molding method which uses a rotating, double female die means selectively cooperating with two male dies. The finished keybutton array is ejected to a carrier which then cooperates with a gathering fixt ...


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Craig Dennis Curley, Thomas Chester Smith, Filip Jay Yeskel: Image quality analysis method and apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Francis A Sirr, Kenneth A Seaman, November 11, 1997: US05687250 (105 worldwide citation)

A document imaging system includes means whereby a large number of anomalous condition indicators or flags that define anomalous conditions that may occur as a result of the operation of a document scanner and/or document processor. A computationally efficient subset of flags and flag combinations i ...


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Jacques I Pankove: Method and apparatus for semiconductor circuit chip cooling. University of Colorado Foundation, Francis A Sirr, Earl C Hancock, December 3, 1991: US05070040 (100 worldwide citation)

In a semiconductor device, a thin, synthetic diamond film (i.e. a man made film) enhances the transfer of heat from a semiconductor circuit chip to a cooling medium. The heat generating semiconductor circuit chip is located in efficient thermal transfer engagement with one surface of a synthetically ...


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Charles Escom Branham, Thomas Dean Steury, John Maury Woodward: Dual mode electrophotographic apparatus having dual function printing beam. International Business Machines Corporation, Francis A Sirr, September 6, 1977: US04046471 (69 worldwide citation)

A dual mode xerographic copier/printer is selectively operable to form a latent image of an original document on a photoconductor, or to raster-scan the photoconductor with a laser printing beam which is under the control of a binary-data-defined image to thereby form a latent image thereof.


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Garret R Moddel, Kirstina M Johnson: Optically addressable spatial light modulator. University of Colorado Foundation, Francis A Sirr, July 17, 1990: US04941735 (62 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal spatial light modulator is disclosed having a pair of spaced transparent plates on which two electrically conductive films are coated in confronting relation. A continuous or discontinuous photosensitive film is coated on one of the conductive films. A bistable ferroelectric liquid ...