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Pack George J: Solar cell connections. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister W H, Sternfels Lewis B, September 2, 1975: US3903427 (123 worldwide citation)

The 10 percent increase in useful power from a photocell area without increasing the size or weight of the cell and with the capability to decrease the temperature of the cells themselves due to elimination of some of the power losses is obtained by taking the front leads through the cell to its bac ...


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DeJong Pieter N: Solar cell contact design. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister Jr W H, Sternfels Lewis B, September 2, 1975: US3903428 (71 worldwide citation)

At least an increase of four percent in useful output from a photocell area without increasing the size or weight of the cell results from feeding a connecting wire from the front side of the cell to its backside through a small, centrally located hole in the cell. Grid lines on the front side run r ...


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Underwood Paul, Barranger Edwin F: Unitary tie-down panel apparatus. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister Jr W H, Sternfels Lewis B, April 15, 1975: US3877671 (49 worldwide citation)

The tie-down panel apparatus comprises one or more unitary, preferably extruded panel elements each having a structurally uniting tie-down channel integral to and running lengthwise of the panel element and having side sections parallel with the tie-down channel and mateable with other panel element ...


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Robinson Morton, Cripe Donald M: Crucible. Hughes Aircraft Company, Haskell James K, Sternfels Lewis B, MacAllister W H, March 12, 1974: US3796552 (20 worldwide citation)

The crucible is formed of compacted graphite or vitreous carbon and has an interior tapered toward its nucleation point. Single and multiport types are described for growing one or more crystals similtaneously. The crucible is useful for growing laser quality crystals of alkaline earth and rare eart ...


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Carter David P: Simultaneous double crimp coaxial cable contact assembly. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister W H, Sternfels Lewis B, December 2, 1975: US3923367 (19 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector shielded contact assembly allows easy termination of coaxial cables by simultaneous crimping of coaxial cable conductors to the contact assembly in a single operation. Users installation comprises stripping of the cable to bare the inner and braided outer conductors, sliding ...


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Neufeld Murray J, Smotrys Walter M: Redundant position and attitude control for spin stabilized devices. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister William H, Sternfels Lewis B, September 23, 1975: US3907226 (15 worldwide citation)

Position and attitude control for a spin stabilized device is effected by utilizing two pairs of thrust producing jets. The first pair of jets (axial jets) is positioned diametrically opposite each other about the spin axis of the device for providing thrusts parallel to the spin axis. The second pa ...


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Bennett Barry: Fully repairable integrated circuit interconnections. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister Jr W H, Sternfels Lewis B, January 21, 1975: US3861023 (15 worldwide citation)

A 100 percent rework capability on the third level metal enables corrections for failures of first level metal logic elements after multilevel processing, while further reducing the recurring large scale integration. All first level metal pads or primary signal connects are brought to the third leve ...


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Moulin Norbert L: System, method and seal for pressure-sensitive wire and interface sealing of electrical connector assemblies and associated contacts. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister W H, Sternfels Lewis B, February 12, 1974: US3792416 (11 worldwide citation)

Electrical pin and socket contacts, contained within connectors and interconnectable with one another by mating connection of the connectors, are sealed from the environment external to the interior of the connectors and the connection therebetween regardless of changing pressure conditions. Individ ...


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Donald R Dewhirst, Robert L Duvall III: CO.sub.2 TEA laser utilizing an intra-cavity prism Q-switch. Hughes Aircraft Company, A W Karambelas, Sternfels Lewis B, April 21, 1987: US04660204 (11 worldwide citation)

A CO.sub.2 TEA laser utilizing an intra-cavity rotating prism Q-switch (70) for angularly switching the resonator gain by periodically causing the resonator mirrors (54, 56) to be in alignment. An opto-electronic timing device (79), which includes a graded index glass rod (76) rotating with the Q-sw ...


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Moulin Norbert L: Tool and method for insertion and removal of electrical connector interface seals. Hughes Aircraft Company, MacAllister Jr W H, Sternfels Lewis B, March 18, 1975: US3871057 (8 worldwide citation)

The tool is used for insertion and removal of individual interface seals for electrical contacts. Insertion and removal of the seals is at the interface portion of a pin connector, that is, that portion of the pin connector which interfaces with a mating socket connector. The tool includes a seal in ...