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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Kugath Donald A, Dane Dan H, Blaise Herman T: Remote manipulator system. Porter George J, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, December 2, 1975: US3923166 (157 worldwide citation)

A master-slave manipulator system with two master units controlled by the two arms and hands of an operator and two corresponding slave units. Both the master and the slave units have a first arm rotatably mounted to the floor at 30.degree. from the vertical, a second arm pivoted to it and mounted f ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Cleveland Garry J, Loh George M, Luce Robert S, Belasco Norman, Lipanovich Marko I, Petersen Howard L, Pool Sam L, Mangold Donald W: Medical subject monitoring systems. Schlorff Russell E, Manning John R, Matthews Marvin F, October 7, 1975: US3910257 (155 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to multi-channel, subject monitoring systems and especially to such medical monitoring systems allowing the monitored subject freedom of movement. Many types of sensors may be employed and differently arranged. The outputs of the sensors are suitably amplified and conditioned ...


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Fletcher James C Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and, N A, Johnston Alan R: Cooperative multiaxis sensor for teleoperation of article manipulating apparatus. Mott Monte F, McCaul Paul F, Manning John R, June 10, 1975: US3888362 (144 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for grasping an article under remote control is provided with a sensor comprised of a photodetecting cell divided into four quadrants to define X and Y coordinates and a light emitting diode on a Z axis normal to the X and Y axes. Two additional light emitting diodes are equally spaced on ...


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Fletcher James Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Kuhn Jr Ralph F: Internally supported flexible duct joint. Wofford Jr L D, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, March 4, 1975: US3869151 (84 worldwide citation)

An internally supported, flexible duct joint for use in conducting fluids under relatively high pressures in systems where relatively large deflection angles must be accommodated. The joint includes a flexible tubular bellows and an elongated base disposed within the bellows. The base is connected t ...


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Fish Raymond M: Auditory display for the blind. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Manning John R, Warden John H, March 26, 1974: US3800082 (67 worldwide citation)

A system for providing an auditory display of two-dimensional patterns as an aid to the blind includes a scanning device, such as a slow scan television camera, for producing first and second voltages respectively indicative of the vertical and horizontal positions of the scan and a further voltage ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Marlow Ray E: Remotely operable articulated manipulator. Riggins Wayland H, Wofford Jr L D, Manning John R, December 2, 1975: US3922930 (60 worldwide citation)

An improved, remotely operable, articulated manipulator including a plurality of serially connected drive shafts, a grasping device mounted at the distal end of the ultimate drive shaft of a plurality of drive shafts, a plurality of joints including meshed bevel gears interconnecting the drive shaft ...


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Howard Wayne H, Young Donald R, Adachi Richard R: Programmable physiological infusion. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the, Morin Sr Armand G, Brekke Darrell G, Manning John R, May 7, 1974: US3809871 (60 worldwide citation)

A programmable physiological infusion device and method are provided wherein a program source, such as a paper tape, is used to actuate an infusion pump in accordance with a desired program. The system is particularly applicable for dispensing calcium in a variety of waveforms.The invention describe ...


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Lee Robert D, Hudock Robert J, Shute Dale I: Reference apparatus for medical ultrasonic transducer. The United States of America represented by the United States, Brekke Darrell G, Morin Sr Armand G, Manning John R, July 8, 1975: US3893449 (51 worldwide citation)

A portable miniature ultrasonic transducer positioning apparatus is described having a transducer receiving sleeve coupled to a pair of orthogonally orientated, independently pivotable yokes. The yokes are pivotably mounted to a base member the under surface of which is fitted with a non-skid rubber ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Wang Taylor G, Saffren Melvin M, Elleman Daniel D: Material suspension within an acoustically excited resonant chamber. Mott Monte F, McCaul Paul F, Manning John R, May 13, 1975: US3882732 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for positioning an object within a chamber, which is especially useful in performing manufacturing operations under zero gravity conditions, including applying sound waves within the chamber in different directions and at a frequency for each direction that establishes a standing wave patte ...


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Fletcher James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, N A, Hollahan John R, Wydeven Theodore: Method of preparing water purification membranes. Morin Sr Armand G, Brekke Darrell G, Manning John R, November 12, 1974: US3847652 (51 worldwide citation)

Allyl amine and chemically related compounds are polymerized as thin films in the presence of a plasma discharge. The monomer compound can be polymerized by itself or in the presence of an additive gas to promote polymerization and act as a carrier. The polymerized films thus produced show outstandi ...



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