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Wei Wen Kao: Correcting GPS position in a hybrid naviation system. Zexel USA, Harold L Burstyn, Thomas R Morrison, February 28, 1995: US05394333 (297 worldwide citation)

A hybrid vehicle navigation system employs both GPS and dead reckoning sensors, working in parallel, to produce a sensed and a calculated position, respectively. The sensed and the calculated positions are compared to a road data base to determine separate correction factors required to correct the ...


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Tsutomu Aono, Takayoshi Nishi: Surface-mount flat package semiconductor device. Sanyo Electric, Christopher R Pastel, Thomas R Morrison, May 28, 1996: US05521429 (214 worldwide citation)

A surface mount flat package for a semiconductor device includes a number of leads on a lead frame. At least one of the leads is straight with a thick section and a thin section. Part of the thin section is inside a protective medium and part extends outside. A bottom surface of the part extending o ...


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Pierre Gory, Gilles Bovyn: Device with a locating member for removably implanting a blood filter in a vein of the human body. Thomas R Morrison, April 5, 1994: US05300086 (194 worldwide citation)

This device comprises an elastic guide wire onto which is fitted a semi-rigid tubular mandrel which is in turn fitted into a thin-walled tubular sheath. A catheter in the form of an easily divisible flexible tube has a distal end that permanently holds a blood filter. The catheter's proximal end rec ...


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Pierre Gory, Gilles Bovyn: Method for removably implanting a blood filter in a vein of the human body. Vineet Kohli, Thomas R Morrison, May 16, 1995: US05415630 (191 worldwide citation)

A method for removably implanting a blood filter in a vein of the human body makes use of apparatus that includes an elastic guide wire onto which there can be fitted a semi-rigid tubular mandrel (itself fitted into a thin-walled tubular sheath). A catheter is provided in the form of an easily divis ...


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August O Englert, Robert J Lyons, Charles F Marks: Reflective coating for solid-state scintillator bar. General Electric Company, Thomas R Morrison, January 19, 1988: US04720426 (117 worldwide citation)

A multilayer film for coating an exterior of a scintillation detector bar includes a pressure sensitive adherent layer containing a percentage of a light-diffusing material therein for affixing to an external surface of the bar. A clear plastic layer separates the adherent layer from a specularly re ...


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Tomoaki Uenishi: Electric vacuum cleaner with suction power responsive to nozzle conditions. Sanyo Electric, Thomas R Morrison, January 11, 1994: US05276939 (112 worldwide citation)

An electric vacuum cleaner has a main body with a blower and a dust-collecting chamber, a triac that controls the blower, a floor nozzle coupled to the main body, a sensor that senses the current in a motor in the floor nozzle that drives its rotary brush, and a microcomputer. At a predetermined int ...


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Joel Metals: Improvements to implantable vascular access devices. Thomas R Morrison, January 5, 1993: US05176653 (107 worldwide citation)

Telescopic needles permit the perforation of implantable vascular accesses sealed by means of a flexible elastomeric membrane using needles of large diameter. The telescopic needles in order of increasing diameter, permit progressive perforation with widening of the orifice formed in the septum, wit ...


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Shigeo Kanamori, Kensaku Aota, Takashi Demachi, Takahiro Inoue: Synthetic apparatus for inspection of blood. Toa Medical Electronics, Thomas R Morrison, May 11, 1993: US05209903 (92 worldwide citation)

A blood analyzer system incorporates a conveyor for handling and transporting sample blood through at least one blood analyzer and an automatic blood smear generator under the control of a programmable controller. Blood samples are stored in sample containers having identifiers for the sample blood ...


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Haruhisa Tamai, Tatsuhiko Abe: Navigation system. Zexel Corporation, Thomas R Morrison, March 1, 1994: US05291412 (87 worldwide citation)

A vehicle navigation system computes an optimal route from stored map data. Where the vehicle deviates from the optimal route, either by mistake or by choice, the driver can command computation of a new optimal route. The driver may choose whether or not to permit U-turns on the new route, thereby i ...


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Ryo Okamura, Hidemasa Sakurada: Membrane switch having a rotary motion detection function. SMK Corporation, Christopher R Pastel, Thomas R Morrison, April 16, 1996: US05508703 (83 worldwide citation)

A membrane switch having a rotary motion detection function comprises a flexible sheet, in which movable electrodes are formed that correspond to multiple keys, and a printed wiring board, in which fixed electrodes are formed that correspond to the movable electrodes. The flexible sheet and printed ...