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James D Doss: Multipolar corneal-shaping electrode with flexible removable skirt. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Robert W Weig, Paul D Gaetjens, Richard G Besha, April 26, 1983: US04381007 (457 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a multipolar probe using radiofrequency energy to reshape the cornea of an eye. The surface of the cornea is flushed continuously with a conductive coolant during operation.


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James D Doss, Richard L Hutson: Corneal-shaping electrode. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Robert W Weig, Paul D Gaetjens, Richard G Besha, April 27, 1982: US04326529 (388 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a circulating saline electrode for changing corneal shape in eyes. The electrode comprises a tubular nonconductive electrode housing having an annular expanded base which has a surface substantially matched to a subject corneal surface. A tubular conductive electrode connec ...


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Ronald E Bobbett, J Byron McCormick, William J Kerwin: Automatic voltage imbalance detector. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Paul D Gaetjens, Leonard C Brenner, Richard G Besha, January 3, 1984: US04424491 (152 worldwide citation)

A device for indicating and preventing damage to voltage cells such as galvanic cells and fuel cells connected in series by detecting sequential voltages and comparing these voltages to adjacent voltage cells. The device is implemented by using operational amplifiers and switching circuitry is provi ...


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David E Sawyer: Nondestructive method for detecting defects in photodetector and solar cell devices. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Paul Devinsky, Michael F Esposito, Richard G Besha, September 1, 1981: US04287473 (111 worldwide citation)

The invention described herein is a method for locating semiconductor device defects and for measuring the internal resistance of such devices by making use of the intrinsic distributed resistance nature of the devices. The method provides for forward-biasing a solar cell or other device while it is ...


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Donald W Schoendorfer: Apparatus and methods for generating platelet concentrate. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, Bradford R L Price, Richard G Besha, July 25, 1989: US04851126 (91 worldwide citation)

A tubing or harness set is provided having first and second portions sequentially applicable to a microprocessor-controlled hemapheresis instrument for generating platelet concentrate. The first portion includes a reservoir having dual compartments and a separator. The instrument and the first porti ...


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Frederick W Ahrens, George T Kartsounes: Air ejector augmented compressed air energy storage system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James E Denny, Richard G Besha, Frank H Jackson, December 9, 1980: US04237692 (86 worldwide citation)

Energy is stored in slack demand periods by charging a plurality of underground reservoirs with air to the same peak storage pressure, during peak demand periods throttling the air from one storage reservoir into a gas turbine system at a constant inlet pressure until the air pressure in the reservo ...


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Jasper A Jackson, Richard K Cooper: Magnetic resonance apparatus. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Jerome B Rockwood, Paul D Gaetjens, Richard G Besha, September 21, 1982: US04350955 (86 worldwide citation)

Means for producing a region of homogeneous magnetic field remote from the source of the field, wherein two equal field sources are arranged axially so their fields oppose, producing a region near the plane perpendicular to the axis midway between the sources where the radial component of the field ...


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Kimberly N Castleberry: Compressor surge counter. David E Breeden, Stephen D Hamel, Richard G Besha, August 16, 1983: US04399548 (79 worldwide citation)

A surge counter for a rotating compressor is provided which detects surging by monitoring the vibration signal from an accelerometer mounted on the shaft bearing of the compressor. The circuit detects a rapid increase in the amplitude envelope of the vibration signal, e.g., 4 dB or greater in less t ...


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Ian D Raistrick, Jaime Poris, Robert A Huggins: Molten salt lithium cells. Harold M Dixon, Roger S Gaither, Richard G Besha, September 20, 1983: US04405416 (79 worldwide citation)

Lithium-based cells are promising for applications such as electric vehicles and load-leveling for power plants since lithium is very electropositive and light weight. One type of lithium-based cell utilizes a molten salt electrolyte and is operated in the temperature range of about 400.degree.-500. ...


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John A Barclay, William A Steyert: Active magnetic regenerator. The United States of America respresented by the United States Department of Energy, Robert W Weig, Paul D Gaetjens, Richard G Besha, June 1, 1982: US04332135 (77 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to an active magnetic regenerator apparatus and method. Brayton, Stirling, Ericsson, and Carnot cycles and the like may be utilized in an active magnetic regenerator to provide efficient refrigeration over relatively large temperature ranges.