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Ralph E Taylor, James W Sennott: Navigation system and method. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John O Tresansky, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, April 24, 1984: US04445118 (626 worldwide citation)

In a global positioning system (GPS), such as the NAVSTAR/GPS system, wherein the position coordinates of user terminals (14) are obtained by processing multiple signals transmitted by a constellation of orbiting satellites (16), an acquisition-aiding signal generated by an earth-based control stati ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Lai Wo Fung: Massively parallel processor computer. Ronald F Sandler, John R Manning, John O Tresansky, April 12, 1983: US04380046 (344 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for processing multidimensional data with strong spatial characteristics, such as raw image data, characterized by a large number of parallel data streams in an ordered array, comprises a large number (e.g. 16,384 in a 128.times.128 array) of parallel processing elements operating simul ...


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Ting L Chu: Fabrication of polycrystalline solar cells on low-cost substrates. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ronald F Sandler, Robert D Marchant, John R Manning, June 8, 1976: US03961997 (90 worldwide citation)

Low-cost polycrystalline silicon cells supported on substrates are prepared by depositing successive layers of polycrystalline silicon containing appropriate dopants over supporting substrates of a member selected from the group consisting of metallurgical-grade polycrystalline silicon, graphite and ...


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John F Sutton: Synchronous demodulator. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, R Dennis Marchant, Harold W Adams, Ronald F Sandler, May 14, 1991: US05015963 (89 worldwide citation)

A synchronous demodulator includes a switch which is operated in synchronism with an incoming periodic signal and both divides and applies that signal to two signal channels. The two channels each include a network for computing and holding, for a predetermined length of time, the average signal val ...


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Murzban D Jhabvala: Implantable electrical device. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John O Tresansky, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, January 5, 1982: US04308868 (85 worldwide citation)

A fully implantable and self-contained device is disclosed composed of a flexible electrode array 10 for surrounding damaged nerves and a signal generator 12 for driving the electrode array with periodic electrical impulses of nanoampere magnitude to induce regeneration of the damaged nerves.


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David H McCann, Marvin H White, Alfred P Turly, Robert A Frosch: Time delay and integration detectors using charge transfer devices. John O Tresansky, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, July 21, 1981: US04280141 (81 worldwide citation)

An imaging system comprising a multi-channel matrix array of CCD devices wherein a plurality of sensor cells (pixels) in each channel are subdivided and operated in discrete intercoupled groups or subarrays with a readout CCD shift register terminating each end of the channels. Clock voltages are ap ...


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Benjamin Seidenberg, Theodore D Swanson: Ceramic heat pipe wick. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, R Dennis Marchant, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, November 28, 1989: US04883116 (74 worldwide citation)

A wick for use in a capillary loop pump heat pipe. The wick material is an essentially uniformly porous, permeable, open-cell, silicon dioxide/aluminum oxide inorganic ceramic foam having a silica fiber to alumina fiber ratio, by weight, of about 78 to 22, respectively, a density of 6 lbs/ft.sup.3, ...


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Benjamin Seidenberg: Polymeric heat pipe wick. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, R Dennis Marchant, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, August 23, 1988: US04765396 (61 worldwide citation)

A wick for use in a capillary loop pump heat pipe. The wick material is an essentially uniformly porous, permeable, open-cell, polyethylene thermoplastic foam having an ultra high average molecular weight of from approximately 1,000,000 to 5,000,000, and an average pore size of about 10 to 12 micron ...


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Murzban D Jhabvala, Hung C Lin: Visual aid for the hearing impaired. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics & Space Administration, R Dennis Marchant, Harold W Adams, Ronald F Sandler, July 2, 1991: US05029216 (61 worldwide citation)

A multi-channel electronic visual aid device which is able to signal to the user whether sound is coming from the left or right, front or back, or both. For the plurality of channels, which may operate in pairs, the sound is picked up by a respective microphone and amplified and rectified into a DC ...


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Lo I Yin: Three-dimensional and tomographic imaging device for x-ray and gamma-ray emitting objects. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John O Tresansky, John R Manning, Ronald F Sandler, June 4, 1985: US04521688 (57 worldwide citation)

An instrument for obtaining quantitative, three-dimensional and tomographic information relating to x-ray and gamma-ray emitting objects and for the orthoscopic viewing of such objects includes a multiple-pinhole aperture plate (22) held spaced from an x-ray or gamma-ray to visible-light converter ( ...