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William R Hilligoss Jr, Lawrence O Hilligoss: Automatic telephonic user emergency message transmitting apparatus. Newart Electronic Sciences, William B Barte, Robert E Granrud, February 1, 1983: US04371751 (123 worldwide citation)

An automatic telephonic message transmission apparatus is disclosed which includes a base station and preferably a remote unit for receiving inputs indicative of various operator emergency conditions and for thereupon automatically sequentially dialing a plurality of preselected telephone numbers, a ...


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Samuel Montean: RF reactivatable marker for electronic article surveillance system. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, William B Barte, May 17, 1988: US04745401 (96 worldwide citation)

A marker for use in radio frequency electronic article surveillance systems where the marker contains an inductive-capacitive resonant circuit and is made reversibly deactivatable and reactivatable by the addition of a piece of magnetic material and means, such as a piece of permanently magnetizable ...


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William C Tait: Distributed capacitance LC resonant circuit. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, William B Barte, July 1, 1986: US04598276 (85 worldwide citation)

An electronic article surveillance system and a marker for use therein, which marker comprises a tuned resonant circuit including inductive and capacitive components formed of a laminate of a dielectric and conductive-multi-turn spirals on opposing surfaces of the dielectric, wherein the capacitive ...


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Steven M Hamer: System and method for transmitting data in an optical traffic preemption system. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William B Barte, December 15, 1992: US05172113 (83 worldwide citation)

A method of optically transmitting data from an optical emitter to a detector mounted along a traffic route is used in an optical traffic preemption system. The method allows variable data to be transmitted in a stream of light pulses by interleaving data pulses between priority pulses. By allowing ...


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Arthur D Dickson, Laurie E Pruitt: Electrode construction for flexible electroluminescent lamp. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, William B Barte, April 26, 1977: US04020389 (83 worldwide citation)

A flexible electroluminescent lamp comprising a laminate of an opaque metal electrode, a flexible resin body having electroluminescent particles embedded therein and a transparent electrically conductive electrode. The transparent electrode comprises a polymeric substrate having a three layer sandwi ...


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Kent N Maffitt, Richard F Willson: Method of producing a microstructured surface and the article produced thereby. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, William B Barte, July 20, 1982: US04340276 (75 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for producing a micro structure on the surface of an article. The method comprises the steps of depositing a discontinuous coating of a material exhibiting a low rate of sputter etching on a substrate exhibiting a higher rate of sputter etching and differentially sputter etchin ...


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Gary L Dorer, Valdis Mikelsons: Microstructured transmission and reflectance modifying coating. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, William B Barte, February 26, 1980: US04190321 (72 worldwide citation)

Single layer coatings that render a surface more light transmitting and less light reflecting without an attendant increase in diffuse scattering are produced by depositing a thin metal film on the surface, totally converting the thin metallic film to either an oxide and/or hydroxide microstructured ...


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Marvin H Christmann, Richard L Weiher, William C Tait: Zinc oxide light emitting diode. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, William B Barte, March 28, 1978: US04081764 (72 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode comprising a single crystal of high efficiency violet fluorescing zinc oxide together with an ohmic cathode and a rectifying anode secured thereto. The diode emits near band-gap radiation at room temperature when energized with low D.C. voltage. The produced light is believed ...


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Theodor N Wildt: Anti-theft device for compact discs. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, William B Barte, December 1, 1987: US04709813 (68 worldwide citation)

An anti-theft device for restricting unauthorized removal of an article such as a CD audio disc from a cartridge having a mounting stud resiliently engaging a central opening in the article when it is positioned in the cartridge. The device includes a locking plate, a lock spring and a lock gear for ...


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Samuel Montean: Multi-directionally responsive, dual-status, magnetic article surveillance marker having continuous keeper. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, William B Barte, October 30, 1990: US04967185 (66 worldwide citation)

A multi-directionally responsive, dual-status marker for use in electronic article surveillance systems having an alternating magnetic field within an interrogation zone. The marker comprises a piece of a high permeability, low coercive force magnetic material substantially coextensive with a piece ...