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Ivor Brodie: Very high speed integrated microelectronic tubes. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, January 26, 1988: US04721885 (229 worldwide citation)

An array of microelectronic tubes is shown which includes a plate-like substrate upon which an array of sharp needle-like cathode electrodes is located. Each tube in the array includes an anode electrode spaced from the cathode electrode. The tubes each contain gas at a pressure of between about 1/1 ...


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Charles S Weaver: Method and apparatus for digital data compression. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, May 22, 1984: US04449536 (121 worldwide citation)

Digital data compression method and means are disclosed which allow for transmission of digital data over a short time period and/or narrow bandwidth transmission line. Also a maximum amount of information may be stored on a movable recording medium using data compression method of this invention. D ...


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Jon C Taenzer: Inherent delay line ultrasonic transducer and systems. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, June 5, 1984: US04452084 (103 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic transmitting and/or receiving transducer is disclosed which includes a piezoelectric body with electrodes at opposite faces thereof. At least one of the electrodes is in the form of an elongated strip conductor such that the transducer also functions as a lossy delay line. The beam pat ...


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Joseph S Eckerle: Blood pressure monitoring method and apparatus. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, January 24, 1989: US04799491 (93 worldwide citation)

Intraarterial blood pressure is measured noninvasively by an electromechanical transducer. The correct hold-down force to be applied to the transducer for obtaining accurate blood pressure measurements is determined by obtaining a set of at least one of the diastolic pressure, systolic pressure, and ...


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Philip S Green: Ultrasonic imaging system and method wtih focusing correction. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, October 25, 1994: US05357962 (86 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and method are shown which include electronic correction of focus defects produced by acoustic refractive index inhomogeneities within an object (14) being imaged. The region of interest (38) within which focus correction takes place is selected by the operator using con ...


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Victor E Althouse, Bruce J Benjamin: Method and means for handling semiconductor and similar electronic devices. Vichem Corporation, Victor R Beckman, October 18, 1988: US04778326 (81 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for handling semiconductor chips and the like are disclosed which include the use of a flat flexible film which is attached to the face of a base member. The face of the base member is formed with recesses covered by the flat flexible film. Chips are loaded onto the flat flexibl ...


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Philip S Green: Ultrasonic imaging method and apparatus. Stanford Research Institute, Victor R Beckman, April 12, 1977: US04016750 (81 worldwide citation)

The ultrasonic imaging method and apparatus comprises an ultrasonic wave transducer supplied with recurrent multifrequency energy pulses for pulse insonification of an object under investigation with ultrasonic waves. Resultant echo waves from the object are directed onto the transducer for converti ...


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Ivor Brodie: High efficiency lamp. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, April 4, 1989: US04818914 (79 worldwide citation)

A high efficiency lamp is shown which includes an evacuated envelope, at least a portion of which is light-transmitting. A phosphor layer and anode electrode in engagement therewith is provided at the light-transmitting portion of the envelope. A field emission structure is located inside the envelo ...


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Joseph S Eckerle: Blood pressure monitoring method and apparatus. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, February 7, 1989: US04802488 (76 worldwide citation)

Intraarterial blood pressure is measured noninvasively by an electromechanical transducer (22) that includes an array of transducer elements (22-1 through 22-19). The transducer extends across an artery (24) with transducer elements at the ends of the array extending beyond opposite edges of the art ...


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Gerry B Andeen, David M Auslander: Articulatable structure with adjustable end-point compliance. SRI International, The Regents of the University of California, Victor R Beckman, May 1, 1990: US04921393 (75 worldwide citation)

A manipulator is disclosed which includes first and second interconnected limb sections, the second section of which is elongated and flexible in at least one direction normal to the longitudinal axis. The first limb section is connected to a base, and the second limb section is connected to an end ...



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