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David G Wuchinich, Alan Broadwin, Robert P Andersen: Ultrasonic aspirator. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, September 23, 1980: US04223676 (214 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the surgical removal of tissue is disclosed comprising a handpiece having a resonant vibrator with a magnetostrictive stack and connecting body encompassing a hollow elongated tool which is ultrasonically vibrated at its tip longitudinally to a peak to peak stroke of at least 0.005 inc ...


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Charles E Enderby: Fiber optic light delivery apparatus and medical instrument utilizing same. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, June 16, 1981: US04273109 (196 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a fiber optic fiber transmission line which transmits light a distance from its source and is terminated, at its light delivery end, by a second fiber optic fiber of a larger diameter than the first fiber. An interlocking connector keeps the first and second fiber in positive contact in ...


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Alan Broadwin, Steven N Weiss, Stanley H Enker: Neurosonic aspirator. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, January 30, 1979: US04136700 (86 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for use in surgically removing tumorous neurological tissue comprises a handpiece in which a tool tip vibrating transversely to its long axis in the ultrasonic range, is mounted an irrigation fluid outlet for introducing fluid adjacent the tool tip to flush the operative site, and a fluid ...


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Franz J Gebert, Johannes P Theron, Ralf D H Gebert, Rudiger H Gebert: Traffic measurement equipment. William R Evans, April 16, 1991: US05008666 (28 worldwide citation)

Traffic measurement equipment has a pair of coaxial cables having barium titanate piezo-electric responsive crystals embedded in the polymer together with a vehicle presence detector to indicate all measurements required of traffic including vehicle count, vehicle length, vehicle time of arrival, ve ...


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Robert A Clarke, Peter J Kuhl, Richard H Paschke: Ultrasonic method for manufacturing brassiere tapes. Cavitron Corporation, William R Evans, Robert M Skolnik, July 17, 1979: US04161420 (26 worldwide citation)

Brassiere tapes having a body portion and a pair of overlapping tabs extending outwardly therefrom are manufactured by providing a continuous strip of the tape material having elements spaced there along and layers at least in the body portion-forming part thereof. The material is weldable with ultr ...


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Sven Jarby: Honing and polishing instrument especially intended for dental use. Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, Robert M Skolink, William R Evans, January 29, 1980: US04185388 (15 worldwide citation)

Honing and polishing instrument especially intended for dental use and being provided with a rotatable shaft. A replaceable honing or polishing unit made of a flexible elastic material can be attached to the free end of the shaft. An undercut indent in the unit embraces a radial sleeve at the free e ...


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Donald E Burrows: Gas sampling device. Anarad, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, September 9, 1980: US04221130 (14 worldwide citation)

A gas sampling device has a gas-entry passage dimensioned to provide laminar flow to the gas and opening into a larger gas-receiving passage. A gas sampling tube is supported from the larger gas-receiving passage, extends only to the smaller gas-entry passage for sampling the entering gas, and is co ...


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Henry L Burns: Tidal volume display. Cavitron Corporation, William R Evans, Robert M Skolnik, September 12, 1978: US04112931 (12 worldwide citation)

A breath volume indicating system has a regulator controlling the flow of gas from a source of gas under pressure to a supply system delivering the gas under pressure to a patient as well as to a chamber providing a fixed volume to receive a supply of the gas. The regulator includes two valves respe ...


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Robert A Clarke, Peter J Kuhl, Richard H Paschke: Ultrasonic apparatus for manufacturing brassiere tapes. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, March 17, 1981: US04256529 (11 worldwide citation)

Brassiere tapes having a body portion and a pair of overlapping tabs extending outwardly therefrom are manufactured by providing a continuous strip of material for the tapes having fastener elements spaced along the strip and layers in the body portion and in each of the tabs weldable with ultrasoni ...


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Philip T Dempster, John Y Pun: Gas flow measuring system. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, June 9, 1981: US04271701 (11 worldwide citation)

The pressure difference across a pneumotach restriction is sampled with a gas chopper connected across a pressure difference detecting transducer. The gas chopper alternates the pressures backward and forward in application to the transducer so that the latter develops an AC sampling signal, the str ...