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Glenn A Osga: Method and apparatus for enhancing computer-user selection of computer-displayed objects through dynamic selection area and constant visual feedback. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, May 26, 1998: US05757358 (276 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enhancing computer-user selection of computer-displayed objects reduces required cursor travel distance to an object by increasing the effective object selection area without enlarging the displayed size of either the object symbology or cursor. This is done through the co ...


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Hobart R Everett Jr, Gary A Gilbreath, Rebecca S Inderieden, Theresa T Tran, John M Holland: Optically based position location system for an autonomous guided vehicle. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Peter A Lipovsky, Michael A Kagan, September 22, 1998: US05812267 (155 worldwide citation)

An optically based position location system, comprises multiple reflectors ositioned at known locations in an environment; a vehicle for traveling along a path in the environment; a first sensor for generating and detecting a collimated and polarized first light signal reflected from one of the refl ...


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Gregory W Lewis, David L Ryan Jones: Evaluation of a subjects interest in education, training and other materials using brain activity patterns. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, June 9, 1998: US05762611 (91 worldwide citation)

The objective evaluation of a subject's interest in specific information, such as education and training materials, for example, is made possible by using patterns of physiological activity generated in the brain. Samples of individual brain activity are obtained to assess whether an individual is p ...


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William H McKnight, Wayne C McGinnis: Energy-harvesting device using electrostrictive polymers. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, August 13, 2002: US06433465 (84 worldwide citation)

The electrical response phenomenon of electrostrictive polymers is used to harvest electrical power from the general movement of objects such as from human walking motion, for example. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the polymer material is incorporated into the soles of footwear and is ...


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Edward John Custy: Apparatus and method for incorporating tactile control and tactile feedback into a human-machine interface. United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, J Eric Anderson, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, July 17, 2007: US07245292 (79 worldwide citation)

A tactile user interface device that allows a user to manipulate the graphical elements of a graphical user interface and provides tactile feedback to the user. The interface device comprises a substrate and a plurality of tactile elements. Each tactile element of the tactile user interface device c ...


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Pamela Boss: Chemical detection sensor system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, Allan Y Lee, April 4, 2006: US07022288 (78 worldwide citation)

A chemical detection sensor system comprises a support structure; multiple SERS chemical detection sensors supported by the support structure; multiple chemical reaction sensors, wherein each of the chemical reaction sensors is disposed for undergoing a state change in response to an occurrence of a ...


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George P Imthurn, Howard Walker: Silicon to sapphire bond. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Thomas Glenn Keough, Peter A Lipovsky, August 15, 1995: US05441591 (72 worldwide citation)

A method of bonding silicon to sapphire may be performed at room temperature and with no greater pressure than that due to one wafer resting on another. The method comprises the steps of polishing one side of a flat sapphire wafer to a mirror-like surface; polishing one side of a flat silicon wafer ...


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Robin T Laird, Gary A Gilbreath, Hobart R Everett: System for assigning computer resources to control multiple computer directed devices. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Peter A Lipovsky, Michael A Kagan, August 19, 1997: US05659779 (60 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling multiple computer directed devices, comprises: a supervisor computer which receives input data serving as operand inputs to a set of logical operators implemented in the supervisor, where the logical operators provide output results; assignable resources, including an m numb ...


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Pamela A Boss, Roger D Boss, Stephen H Lieberman: Metal and glass structure for use in surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and method for fabricating same. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Michael A Kagan, Peter A Lipovsky, June 18, 2002: US06406777 (56 worldwide citation)

A surface enhanced Raman scattering structure may be used for detecting analytes such as organic contaminants in air and aqueous environments, and metallic and anionic contaminants in water. The structure is fabricated by etching a surface of a glass substrate to form a roughened surface; creating a ...


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Hugh D Copeland, David Lapota, Dena E Rosenberger, Gary F Mastny: Bioluminescent bioassay system. United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Peter A Lipovsky, Michael A Kagan, November 24, 1998: US05840572 (55 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring toxicity levels of a solution includes a water proof sample container transparent to visible light which holds an aqueous test solution containing bioluminescent organisms. A light tight chamber has a cavity which holds the sample container and includes a light port. A stress ...