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Adrian E Popa: Millimeter wave transmission line using thallium bromo-iodide fiber. Hughes Aircraft Company, Kenneth W Float, William H MacAllister, Paul M Coble, October 6, 1981: US04293833 (174 worldwide citation)

Millimeter wave transmission lines are disclosed for propagating electromagnetic waves of a wavelength ranging from about 10 mm to about 0.4 mm. The transmission lines comprise a fiber of co-crystallized thallium bromo-iodide consisting of from about 40 mole percent to about 46 mole percent thallium ...


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Jon E Guthrie, Francis M Marble, Clyde D Ridgeway: Global equipment tracking system. Loral Aerospace, Kenneth W Float, Anthony W Karambelas, February 22, 1994: US05289372 (92 worldwide citation)

An equipment tracking system that provides for configuration management control over a plurality of pieces of equipment. The system includes a plurality of sets of sensors, a plurality of collectors, each individually coupled to a selected set of sensors, a concentrator coupled to the plurality of c ...


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Kuan Y Liao, Kuang Yeh Chang, Hsing Chien Ma: Double layer photoresist technique for side-wall profile control in plasma etching processes. Hughes Aircraft Company, Kenneth W Float, A W Karambelas, February 24, 1987: US04645562 (88 worldwide citation)

A photolithographic process useful for VLSI fabrication is disclosed for achieving side-wall profile control of poly lines, metal lines, contact and via openings. Layers of a first and second photoresist materials are formed on the poly, metal or oxide-covered substrate. The top layer is patterned b ...


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Mark A Bookspan: Bioelectric apparatus for monitoring body fluid compartments. Kenneth W Float, February 11, 1992: US05086781 (87 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for monitoring body water compartmentalization, specifically intracellular and extracellular body water. The apparatus includes a signal generator for generating a sequence of constant current electrical signals at a predetermined number of frequencies ranging between 1 kHz and 2 MHz. Bioe ...


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Walter G Eppler: System and method for automatically determining the position of landmarks in digitized images derived from a satellite-based imaging system. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Kenneth W Float, July 4, 2000: US06084989 (85 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining offset errors between line and pixel coordinates of landmarks in a digitized image generated by an imaging system disposed on a spacecraft and line and pixel coordinates predicted by a mathematical model of the imaging system using landmark geodetic coordinates on ...


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Harold M Jarrett Jr: Wireless control of power transfer switches for electrical load management. Kenneth W Float, June 8, 2004: US06747368 (83 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that couple standby power to certain non-critical loads to implement load reduction and avoid power shortages and resultant blackouts. A primary power source is coupled to an electrical breaker panel that distributes power to a plurality of loads including non-critical loads, c ...


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Oleg K Chikovani, William R Dobkin: System and method for providing self-screening of patient symptoms. Kenneth W Float, May 7, 2002: US06383135 (80 worldwide citation)

A medical self-screening system and method that allows rapid triage of patient medical problems. An exemplary system includes a computer having a selection device, a display, and an optional printer. A storage device containing one or more databases is coupled to the computer. Triage software runs o ...


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Robert A Contestabile: Electronic monitoring systems and methods. Kenneth W Float, October 17, 2006: US07123141 (71 worldwide citation)

Electronic monitoring systems and methods that permit full-time tracking and management of, and communication with, monitored clients that carry a client tracking unit and wear a transmitter, by a monitoring individual that carries a wireless portable monitoring device. A central monitoring station ...


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Norman L Swenson, Francis J Smith, Theodore J Wolcott: Trellis coded modulation system employing a flexible trellis coded modulation decoder. Lockheed Martin, Kenneth W Float, February 10, 2004: US06690738 (71 worldwide citation)

A trellis coded modulation system for use with a plurality of QAM modes that allows a choice of modulation scheme tailored to a communication channel. The system comprises an encoder and a decoder. The decoder uses input and output look-up tables that allow the use of a single decoder/encoder arrang ...


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John Kaufmann: Signal conditioner with symbol addressed lookup table producing values which compensate linear and non-linear distortion using transversal filter. Lockheed Martin Aerospace Corporation, Kenneth W Float, July 7, 1998: US05778029 (70 worldwide citation)

A signal conditioner comprising several embodiments of transversal (FIR) filters that utilize symbol addressed multiplier lookup tables. In particular, five embodiments in accordance with the principles of the present invention are described. The present invention generates a predistorted waveform w ...