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Craig F Culver: Multifunction tactile manipulatable control. Thomas S MacDonald, Alan H MacPherson, Paul J Winters, April 25, 1989: US04823634 (187 worldwide citation)

A multifunction human digit control includes a rotating cylinder journalled in a movable bar slidable in a groove in a deflectable support track. Rotation of the cylinder by a thumb or finger generates a first motion signal and movement of either or both of the bar and the cylinder by tactile moveme ...


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Stephen A Strom, Kenneth W Schnuelle, William E Potwora: Power line carrier communications system transformer bridge. National Semiconductor Corporation, Gail W Woodward, Paul J Winters, February 10, 1987: US04642607 (149 worldwide citation)

A power line carrier communications system transformer bridge/repeater for receiving on a power line communications network a series of original message bit streams generated by a transmitting module and for relaying on the power line communications network corresponding relayed message bit streams ...


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John Birkner, Hua T Chua, Andrew K L Chan, Albert Chan: Programmable logic array with added array of gates and added output routing flexibility. Monolithic Memories, Alan H MacPherson, Kenneth E Leeds, Paul J Winters, July 19, 1988: US04758746 (144 worldwide citation)

A programmable logic array (100) includes a set of input terms which are programmably coupled to a first set of AND gates (102-1) through 102-66). The output signals from the first set of AND gates are programambly electrically connected to a second set of AND gates (104-1 through 104-66). The secon ...


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Richard A Blanchard: Method for making planar vertical channel DMOS structures. Siliconix incorporated, Kenneth E Leeds, Alan H MacPherson, Paul J Winters, August 30, 1988: US04767722 (134 worldwide citation)

A DMOS power transistor has a vertical gate and a planar top surface. A vertical gate fills a rectangular groove lined with a dielectric material which extends downward so that source and body regions lie on each side of the dielectric groove. Carriers flow vertically between source and body regions ...


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Hiroaki Sasaki, Junichi Ouchi, Kazuo Hasegawa: Remote control apparatus. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Paul J Winters, Brian D Ogonowsky, April 25, 1989: US04825209 (114 worldwide citation)

A primary object of the present invention is to provide a remote control apparatus commonly usable to various devices, made in a smaller size and yet provided with no small area of the display portion for displaying operation status of the device. The invention provides a remote control apparatus us ...


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Hiraku Abe, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Yoji Shimojima: Code wheel for a reflective type optical rotary encoder. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Paul J Winters, February 21, 1989: US04806751 (114 worldwide citation)

A code wheel for use with a reflective type optical rotary encoder which can be produced easily and optically read efficiently. The code wheel includes a non-reflective plate, and a reflective plate having a suitable number of notches formed along a periphery thereof and mounted in an overlapping re ...


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Jean Jacques Negre, Jean Kertesz: Universal connection unit. Societe Nouvelle de Connexion, Thomas S MacDonald, Alan H MacPherson, Paul J Winters, March 29, 1988: US04734050 (111 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a connection unit of universal type. This comprises two complementary connection elements (1,2) with a coaxial structure having at least one peripheral part and a central conductive core. The peripheral part(s) of one of the connection elements (1) are in sleeve form. The sl ...


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Shin ichi Imoto: Remote control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, Leighton K Chong, Paul J Winters, September 13, 1988: US04771283 (110 worldwide citation)

A common remote control device has an operating section for specifying an equipment to be remote-controlled and an operation of the equipment; a memory; a receiving unit for receiving various remote control signals generated from each of the private remote control transmitters provided corresponding ...


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Hung Wah A Lau: Apparatus for transmitting and/or receiving data at different data transfer rates especially in applications such as dual-rate ethernet local-area networks. National Semiconductor Corporation, Paul J Winters, Ronald J Meetin, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, July 30, 1996: US05541957 (100 worldwide citation)

A data-transmitting apparatus contains first and second transmitters, a transmit transformer, and a connecting unit for coupling the transformer to an outgoing twisted-pair cable. The first transmitter filters data to produce outgoing data transmitted to the transformer at a first data rate. The sec ...


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Kazuo Sato: Remote control apparatus with selectable RF and optical signal transmission. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Paul J Winters, Brian D Ogonowsky, February 27, 1990: US04904993 (99 worldwide citation)

A communication apparatus for a remote control apparatus, for example, in order to lock or unlock doors or a trunk of a vehicle selects a radio signal or optical signal in accordance with the conditions between the transmitter and receiver. Its transmitter is provided with a radio signal sending cir ...