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Charles A Finnila: Cooperative-word linear array parallel processor. Hughes Aircraft Company, John M May, Rafael A Cardenas, William H MacAllister, July 20, 1976: US03970993 (92 worldwide citation)

A "cooperative-word" linear array parallel processor comprises many logically identical memory words or micro-processors ordered in a linear array by a Chaining channel. Inasmuch as the Chaining channel can contain different information (either data to be processed or control information) at each wo ...


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Peter F A Joos, Willem J A Verbiest: Statistical measurement equipment and telecommunication system using same. Alcatel, John M May, Brunell & May, January 12, 1993: US05179549 (32 worldwide citation)

The measurement equipment (SMC) is used in a telecommunication switching system to check if the cell rate of each of a plurality of individual cell streams multiplexed in a same link remains within the limits on the basis of which its multiplexing was allowed. To this end the equipment checks at the ...


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Bela Somogyi: Light pipe reflector for use in liquid crystal or other display. Hughes Aircraft Company, John M May, W H MacAllister, November 30, 1976: US03994564 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention disclosed pertains to liquid crystal and other optical displays useable both with ambient light and with built-in illumination sources. A light pipe formed of optically clear material has a clear, lightly etched top surface, and a patterned bottom surface (preferably having closely spa ...


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Wilhelm A Bruensicke: Device for removing incendiary matter from the interior of an aircraft. Lockheed Corporation, Louis L Dachs, John M May, July 5, 1983: US04391017 (22 worldwide citation)

Flammable fluid or other incendiary matter (204) contained aboard an aircraft may be removed from the aircraft's interior by means of a special purpose disposal device that utilizes the differential in pressure between the pressurized interior of a modern aircraft and the external airstream. The dev ...


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Robert Colman: Aquarium water heater. Metaframe Corporation, John G Mesaros, John M May, Stephen L King, November 7, 1978: US04124793 (19 worldwide citation)

An aquarium water heater having a heater element energized by first and second silicon-controlled rectifiers connected in parallel in opposing conductive relation, one rectifier providing energy to the heater element on one-half cycle of alternating current while simultaneouly charging a capacitor w ...


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Brian E Elwell: Line powered DC power supply. Novitas Incorporated, John M May, Fulbright & Jaworski L, September 22, 1998: US05811963 (18 worldwide citation)

A line powered supply for a wall mounted lighting load control system includes a power MOSFET in series with a load control relay and a second MOSFET in parallel with the load control relay. When the lighting load is off, the MOSFET in parallel with the load relay is selectively opened to charge a c ...


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Marshall D Buck: Multiple sound transducer system utilizing an acoustic filter to reduce distortion. Cerwin Vega, John M May, October 28, 1986: US04619342 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to acoustic filters for use in combination with a multiple transducer system which includes a low frequency transducer subsystem and a high frequency transducer subsystem each mounted with respect to an axis directed towards the listening environment so as to function a ...


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Robert Ford Dyer: Vehicle racing game apparatus. Mattel, John M May, Stephen L King, Max E Shirk, December 21, 1976: US03998460 (16 worldwide citation)

Two side-by-side tracks form a closed loop having a curve at each end; the tracks support vehicles each of which moves around the closed loop as a result of impulses supplied to it by an improved vehicle-propulsion device located entirely within one of the curves for manual actuation by a child-user ...


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Donald J Rodemeyer: Integrated aquarium. Metaframe Corporation, John M May, Stephen L King, Max E Shirk, April 4, 1978: US04082062 (14 worldwide citation)

A novel integrated aquarium is disclosed wherein all of the necessary mechanical functions (air pump, lighting, heating) are located in a compartment provided as part of the aquarium base and those components particularly subject to mechanical failure are mounted in a slide-out drawer provided as pa ...


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Ian Frederick Ayton: Growth-simulating figure toy. Mattel, Max E Shirk, Stephen L King, John M May, December 7, 1976: US03995394 (10 worldwide citation)

Lower torso member includes a waist member having a lower portion and an upper portion so that pliable, rubber-like upper torso waist member may be slid from lower portion of lower torso waist member where it simulates waist of pre-teenager to upper portion of lower torso waist member where it simul ...