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Tatsuya Kawai, Takashi Matsuda: Plastic molded articles with shape memory property. Japan Medical Supply, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, August 21, 1990: US04950258 (365 worldwide citation)

Plastic molded articles having characteristic properties of both shape-memory and biodegradability and a process for preparing the same are disclosed. The molded products consist of homopolymers of lactide or glycolide or copolymers of lactide and glycolide. The molded articles of this invention are ...


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Joseph S D Arrigo: Method for the production of medical-grade lipid-coated microbubbles, paramagnetic labeling of such microbubbles and therapeutic uses of microbubbles. Cavitation Control Technology, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, June 1, 1993: US05215680 (322 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a large scale method for the production of medical grade lipid-coated microbubbles, to the paramagnetic labeling of such microbubbles and to therapeutic applications for the microbubbles. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of the production of medical grad ...


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Robert M Dunn: Schematic diagram generating system using library of general purpose interactively selectable graphic primitives to create special applications icons. The Cadware Group, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, March 14, 1989: US04813013 (261 worldwide citation)

An interactive rule based system enables problem solutions to be generated in schematic diagram form. A methodology designer selects and arranges graphic primitives using a graphics terminal to create a library of icons. Under control of a computer processor, the methodology designer is prompted to ...


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George W Bauer, Thomas J Sokira: Intelligent battery system. Anton Bauer, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, October 23, 1990: US04965738 (214 worldwide citation)

An intelligent battery system senses current flowing in the direction of charge current through positive and negative terminals and battery cells of a battery pack. In response, a processor within the battery pack transmits battery parameter data to a separate output port of the battery pack. The ba ...


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William Pong Jr, Joseph F Engelberger, John M Evans Jr, William S Kazman: Autonomous vehicle for working on a surface and method of controlling same. Transitions Research Corporation, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, October 9, 1990: US04962453 (195 worldwide citation)

A means and method for control of an autonomous vehicle while working on a surface, specifically for operation of an automatic floor cleaning machine using power derived from line power through a wall plug and cord. The vehicle uses information derived from contact between bumpers and objects in the ...


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Paul Mulhauser, Jeffrey Karg, Thomas Foxen, Christopher J Brooks: Dry powder medicament inhalator having an inhalation-activated piston to aerosolize dose and deliver same. Tenax Corporation, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, February 14, 1995: US05388572 (170 worldwide citation)

A dry powder inhalator for delivering a precise dose of a medicament contains a mesh disc impregnated with a series of spaced, medicament doses about the disc periphery. The inhalator is armed by manually retracting a finger pull extending downwardly from the bottom of the inhalator housing or rotat ...


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Clyde Robbins: Apparatus and method for providing digital audio on the sound carrier of a standard television signal. General Instrument Corporation, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, April 11, 1989: US04821097 (154 worldwide citation)

A television transmission system replaces the standard FM audio portion of a television signal with digital audio. Three digital audio channels are time division multiplexed on the sound carrier, using combined multi-phase and AM modulation. The audio signals are digitized using adaptive delta modul ...


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George W Bauer, Thomas J Sokira: Battery charging system. Anton Bauer, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, July 18, 1989: US04849682 (116 worldwide citation)

A system for sequentially charging a plurality of batteries initially interrogates each battery to determine the battery type and the level of charge. The charging system prioritizes the batteries to be charged from most to least fully charged and charges the batteries in that order. The charging is ...


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Paul Delogne, Benoit Macq, Luc Vandendorpe: Method of coding video signals. The Belgian State, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, January 16, 1990: US04894713 (102 worldwide citation)

In a method in which the data related to the image are read in successive blocks, then subjected to orthogonal transformation, the coefficients of the transform obtained being quantized and analyzed according to a certain order and applied in the form of binary signals to a redundancy reducing coder ...