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Stephen M Schmitt, David A Chance: Imaging method for fabricating dental devices. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bobby D Scearce, Thomas L Kundert, October 20, 1998: US05823778 (224 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating a dental restoration is described which comprises the steps of obtaining a dental impression of a patient using dental impression material, filling the cavity defining the impression with a filler material distinguishable from the dental material defining the impression and ...


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James E Cain: Sacroiliac joint fixation guide. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Fredric L Sinder, Thomas L Kundert, August 2, 1994: US05334205 (206 worldwide citation)

A novel guide or jig for safe and accurate placement of fixation screws across a sacroiliac joint uses the tip of a sacro-pedicle targeting screw inserted from the rear into a human sacrum as a target for guiding fixation screws. The head of the targeting screw attaches to one end of a straight firs ...


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Raymond E Slyh, Randolph L Moses, Timothy R Anderson: Analysis/synthesis-based microphone array speech enhancer with variable signal distortion. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bernard E Franz, Thomas L Kundert, November 12, 1996: US05574824 (174 worldwide citation)

A microphone array speech enhancement algorithm based on analysis/synthesis filtering that allows for variable signal distortion. The algorithm is used to suppress additive noise and interference. The processing structure consists of delaying the received signals so that the desired signal component ...


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Christopher J Hasser, Marvin R Roark: Tactile graphics display. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, April 7, 1998: US05736978 (158 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating graphic data such as plotted two-dimensional curves to a user such as a sight impaired person is disclosed. The disclosed arrangement uses haptic or tactile stimulation of a user's extremity such as is relied--upon in the Braille code fingertip communication already known ...


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Joseph A Weimer, Marian K Kazimierczuk, Robert C Cravens II: Super capacitor battery clone. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, December 15, 1998: US05850113 (155 worldwide citation)

An aircraft electrical supply bus supplementing arrangement in which electrical energy is stored in a large capacitor and energy flow between the capacitor and the bus is controlled by a bi-directional electrical converter circuit of the switched inductance type. The varying terminal voltage of the ...


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Stephen Spaziani, Kenneth Vaccaro, William Waters: Infrared receiver wafer level probe testing. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, May 20, 1997: US05631571 (149 worldwide citation)

A system for functionally testing opto-electronic devices, such as fiber-optic infrared receiver photodiodes, in the integral wafer or other optical port-exposed status. The testing arrangement uses a portable optical probe for communicating optical signals between the testing apparatus and the test ...


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David C Johnson, Daniel W Repperger: Mobility assist for the paralyzed, amputeed and spastic person. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gina S Tollefson, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, September 2, 1997: US05662693 (133 worldwide citation)

Apparatus to actively assist neuromotor disabled to have better leg functional control/use. This system serves as a strength enhancer, support device, and attenuator of spastic motions. The disclosed orthosis is worn on the outside of the leg (or legs) and serves as an active/dynamic brace to preven ...


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Robert L Crane, Byron P Edmonds, Charles C Lovett, Walter E Johnson: System and method for enhanced visualization of subcutaneous structures. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bobby D Scearce, Thomas L Kundert, May 8, 2001: US06230046 (110 worldwide citation)

System and method for enhancing visualization of veins, arteries or other subcutaneous natural or foreign structures of the body and for facilitating intravenous insertion or extraction of fluids, medication or the like in the administration of medical treatment to human or animal subjects are descr ...


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Robert J Corsmeier, Harvey M MacLin, Ching Pang Lee: Air-cooled turbine blade. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Richard A Lambert, Thomas L Kundert, September 29, 1998: US05813835 (102 worldwide citation)

An air-cooled gas turbine blade providing improved cooling characteristics is disclosed. The turbine blade includes several internal passages for conveying cooling air therethrough during turbine operation to provide the desired cooling effect. Two distinct passages are provided to cool the airfoil ...


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John Taboada, William Robinson: Eye tracking system and method. Bobby D Scearce, Thomas L Kundert, September 6, 1994: US05345281 (101 worldwide citation)

System and method for tracking the gaze of the human eye are described which comprise directing an infrared light beam along an optical axis into the eye, and displaying the reflected optical light distribution on a position sensing detector to determine eye position, considering the differences in ...