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William S Carter: Microprocessor oriented configurable logic element. Xilinx, Alan H MacPherson, Edel M Young, Terrence E Dooher, July 19, 1988: US04758985 (262 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor controlled configurable logic circuit achieves versatility by including a configurable combinational logic element, a configurable storage circuit, a configurable status buffer, and a configurable output select logic. The input signals to the configurable combinational logic element ...


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Peter D Hansen, Paul C Badavas: Method and apparatus for providing multivariable nonlinear control. The Foxboro Company, Jules Jay Morris, David Barron, Terrence Martin, December 30, 1997: US05704011 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for training and optimizing a neural network for use in controlling multivariable nonlinear processes. The neural network can be used as a controller generating manipulated variables for directly controlling the process or as part of a controller structure generating predicted ...


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Daniel Joseph Anderson: Methods and systems for interfacing with an interface powered I/O device. The Foxboro Company, David Barron, Jules Jay Morris, Terrence Martin, June 1, 1999: US05909586 (149 worldwide citation)

An I/O device powered by its computer interface is interfaced to a computer through a PC Card. A dongle is included with a cable assembly between the PC Card and the I/O device. Power for the I/O device is supplied thereto by an external power supply connected to the dongle. Using a power status inp ...


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Martin P Mintchev, Kenneth L Bowes: Gastrointestinal electrical stimulator having a variable electrical stimulus. University Technologies International, Terrence N Kuharchuk, Rodman & Rodman, September 10, 2002: US06449511 (149 worldwide citation)

A device and method for electrical stimulation of a portion of the gastro-intestinal tract, defining a longitudinal axis. A proximal and at least one distal electrode set are arranged circumferentially about the portion of the gastro-intestinal tract in a plane substantially perpendicular to the lon ...


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Timothy Edward LaGrange: Apparatus and method for lateral wellbore completion. Halliburton Energy Services, Terrence N Kuharchuk, Patrick H McCollum, Eugene R Montalvo, July 18, 2000: US06089320 (143 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for completing a junction between a primary and secondary wellbore. A deflector is located in the primary wellbore adjacent to the wellbore junction. The apparatus comprises a conduit comprising: an upper section; a lower section comprising a primary leg for engaging a seat o ...


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Richard J Hertel, Adrian C Delforge, Eric L Mears, Edward D MacIntosh, Robert E Jennings, Akhil Bhargava: Wafer transfer system. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Terrence E Dooher, June 6, 1989: US04836733 (131 worldwide citation)

Wafer transfer apparatus for horizontal transfer of a wafer between a cassette and an input station of a vacuum processing system includes a wafer transfer arm with a primary section linked to a secondary section so as to move a wafer in a straight line to a location and orientation station and then ...


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Laurier E Comeau, Elis Vandenberg, Edward James Cargill, John Ransford Hardin Jr, Terrance Dean Maxwell, Bryan James Restau, Frank Seadio Ramirez, Colin Walker, Rick Hay: Steerable rotary drilling device and directional drilling method. Halliburton Energy Services, Terrence N Kuharchuk, William Shull, Michael D McCully, June 12, 2001: US06244361 (128 worldwide citation)

A drilling direction control device, improvements in drilling direction control devices, methods for orienting a rotary driling system, and methods for rotary drilling. The drilling direction control device includes a rotatable drilling shaft, a housing for rotatably supporting a length of the drill ...


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Jason Gosior, Colin Broughton, Louis Garner, Robert Erickson, John Sobota: Wireless game control system. Eleven Engineering Incorporated, Terrence N Kuharchuk, Rodman & Rodman, January 27, 2004: US06684062 (127 worldwide citation)

A wireless system for video game control comprised of a base transceiver engaged with an electronic game device where said base transceiver communicates wirelessly with one or more wireless controllers concurrently and which implements a variety of techniques to achieve significant advantages in the ...


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Peter Frost David, Paul Raymond Jackson: Methods and systems for booting a computer in a distributed computing system. The Foxboro Company, David Barron, Jules Jay Morris, Terrence Martin, September 7, 1999: US05948101 (112 worldwide citation)

A field mountable controller boots by transmitting a seed letterbug to a server. The server responds with an initial operating system and program. The program reads configuration information about the controller and transmits it back to the server which responds with a particular letterbug for the c ...


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Anthony C Gilby, Dale E Ihnat: Method and apparatus for sensing a measurand. The Foxboro Company, Terrence Martin, Jack H Wu, William E Meyer, December 15, 1987: US04713540 (103 worldwide citation)

Vibrating resonant mechanical structures are excited optically by photokinetic energy transfer and detected optically. In particular, a tuning fork sensor measuring a physical parameter is excited into oscillation by radiant energy and the frequency of vibration is detected by radiant energy which m ...