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Hurst George S: Electrographic sensor for determining planar coordinates. Elographics Incorporated, Skinner Martin J, March 19, 1974: US3798370 (217 worldwide citation)

An electrographic sensor for determining planar coordinates with good resolution, e.g., about 0.1 mm, and an overall accuracy of about 0.4 mm. A rectangular single sheet of extremely uniform resistive material has a row of small electrodes arranged along each edge with discrete resistors connected b ...


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Hurst George S, Colwell Jr William C: Discriminating contact sensor. Elographics, Skinner Martin J, October 7, 1975: US3911215 (118 worldwide citation)

A sensor construction is described for normally maintaining two juxtaposed electrical potential carrying sheets, at least one being flexible, separated from each other but permitting contact therebetween when an object of specified radius of curvature is pressed against the flexible sheet. The separ ...


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Hayward John T: Means of transporting crude oil through a pipeline. Skinner Martin J, March 11, 1975: US3870063 (68 worldwide citation)

A means of transporting crude oil through a pipeline from a transmission station, such as a producing area, to a receiving station, in which the crude oil is not economically pumpable through the environment in which the pipeline passes, including adding a pour point depressant to the crude oil at t ...


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Remenyik Carl J: Centrifuge for the interacting of continuous flows. Skinner Martin J, January 28, 1975: US3862715 (16 worldwide citation)

A liquid centrifuge rotor for inducing the interaction of a plurality of substances flowing continuously therethrough, separating products that result from this interaction and continuously removing these products. Plural flow passages, arranged as concentric cylinders near the periphery of the roto ...


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Arwood Troy W: Mailbox signal apparatus. Skinner Martin J, June 17, 1975: US3889874 (7 worldwide citation)

A signaling device for a front-closing mailbox is described which will visibly indicate whether a mailman has opened the box to either pickup or deposit mail. The primary mechanism of the device is mounted within the mailbox for protection from the weather, and the device is automatically reset by t ...


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Holcombe Jr Cressie E, Condon James B: Process for producing diamond particles having a selected morphology. Holcombe Jr Cressie E, Condon James B, SKINNER Martin J, December 22, 1983: WO/1983/004408

A process for producing diamond particles having predetermined sizes and shapes. This process involves the formation of silicon carbide particles, or particles convertible to silicon carbide, that are then subjected to a non-decomposible halocarbon gas at temperatures between about 800 and 1200?o¿ C ...


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Hurst G Samuel, Parks James R, Schmitt Harold W: Sputter initiated resonance ionization spectrometry. Hurst G Samuel, Parks James R, Schmitt Harold W, SKINNER Martin J, August 4, 1983: WO/1983/002572

Apparatus and method for the quantitative analysis of a specific specie within a sample. The analysis has sufficient sensitivity for the detection of as little as one atom of the desired species. The method is accomplished by bombarding a sample with a highly focused charged particle beam; for examp ...


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Davis E Wayne: Oral injury prevention appliance for comatose patients. Davis E Wayne, SKINNER Martin J, November 30, 1989: WO/1989/011256

An oral appliance (10) to prevent further oral injury to comatose patients and the like. This appliance is a flat body (12) of substantially uniform thickness that defines a U-shape. This provides an intra-oral leg (16) for insertion between the occlusal surfaces of the teeth on one side of the pati ...