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Jonas J Robertson, Robert M Currie: LED replacement for fluorescent lighting. Plastic Inventions and Patents, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, October 3, 2006: US07114830 (139 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides several embodiments of an elongate hollow tubular or solid rod lighting device including a plurality of LEDs therewith and appropriate electrical componentry, and serving as a direct replacement for a conventional fluorescent light tube in a conventional fluorescent li ...


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Robert M Currie, Jonas J Robertson: Cordless LED light driving wall module and night light. Merek Blackman & Voorhees, August 9, 2005: US06926426 (18 worldwide citation)

A novel lighting system utilizing low power consumption LEDs to provide safe, economical and decorative lighting. In a first embodiment, and acrylic candle body having a 45 degree reflector is mounted on top of a LED source to direct light along the body of the light and outwardly as directed by the ...


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Adrian Steiner, Richard Allan McAlary, Ross Michael Krill: Method for the circulation of gas when drilling or working a well. Precision Energy Services, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, October 16, 2007: US07281593 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for the circulation of gas when drilling or working a well. The method includes the step of pressurizing at least two chambers of a multi-chambered accumulator with inert gas. The chambers of the multi-chambered accumulator are operatively connected to one another and individually or in com ...


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Robert M Currie, Jonas J Robertson: Compound optical and electrical conductors, and connectors therefor. Merek Blackman & Voorhees, December 13, 2005: US06974239 (14 worldwide citation)

A compound optical and electrical conductor includes a fiberoptic light transmitting element (multiple fibers or single solid rod) with at least one solar cell with LED therewith. The electrical conductor or conductors may be imbedded or otherwise secured within the optically conducting element or i ...


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Michael Y Frankel, Harshad P Sardesai: Method and system for using optical phase conjugation in an optical communications network including an add/drop multiplexer. Ciena Corporation, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, February 27, 2007: US07184410 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for using optical phase conjugation in an optical communications network including an add-drop multiplexer. The method includes determining a position for an optical phase conjugator such that channel quality for a channel in improved above a threshold. Transmission characteristi ...


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Dhananjay Godse, Geoff Nichols, Louie Kwan: System and method for fault notification and correlation. CIENA Corporation, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, August 29, 2006: US07100095 (5 worldwide citation)

In a communications network, a system and method for fault notification and correlation. The system includes a notification collector that serves as an intermediary for processing fault notifications. If the fault notification volume exceeds a defined threshold, such that in the prior art could invo ...


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Charles W Haggans, Jun Bao, Harshad Sardesai, Michael Y Frankel, Mahir Nayfeh, Balakrishnan Sridhar, Vipul Bhatnagar: Optical communication system having dynamic gain equalization. Ciena Corporation, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, July 11, 2006: US07075711 (4 worldwide citation)

An optical communication device, and related method, are provided for reducing ripple in WDM systems. In particular, the optical communication device includes a dynamic gain equalization (DGE) circuit is coupled to an optical communication path carrying the WDM optical signals. The DGE circuit adjus ...


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Jean Francois Gallant, John Donak: System supporting the dynamic migration of telecommunication subscribers between call services providers. Ciena Corporation, Merek Blackman & Voorhees, October 16, 2007: US07283546 (2 worldwide citation)

An access device enables dynamic migration of telecommunications subscribers between multiple transport networks and call services providers. The access device stores access patterns that associate a subscriber with a call server and define trigger events. The access device monitors the trigger even ...


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Jennifer Crittenden, Lisa Church: Detachable pant stirrups. Merek Blackman & Voorhees, December 14, 2010: US07849523 (2 worldwide citation)

A stirrup for securing the end of a pant leg to the foot of a wearer. The stirrup has a base web and at least three arms projecting therefrom. Each arm has a fastener such as alligator jaws style, for engaging the pant leg at at least three points about its circumference, to avoid bunching. The base ...


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