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Dellheim John L: Program execution tracing system improvements. International Business Machines Corporation, December 26, 1972: US3707725 (108 worldwide citation)

A tracing program method that copies into an area within a tracing program each instruction to be executed and traced in a manner which makes each traced instruction subservient to the tracing program. A hardware instruction counter of the computer system addresses the tracing program, rather than t ...


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Bokros Jack C, Ellis Willard H: Orthopedic device for repair or replacement of bone. Gulf Oil Corporation, December 26, 1972: US3707006 (86 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic devices for repair of replacement of bone structure in a living body, and methods of orthopedic repair which employ such devices. The orthopedic devices comprise a substrate and a pyrolytic carbon coating on the substrate, which pyrolytic carbon coating is compatible with living tissue an ...


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Pearce Woodrow W: Illuminated magic wand. December 26, 1972: US3707055 (85 worldwide citation)

A toy in the form of a wand having a handle part and an extending translucent stem part. Within the handle part is a battery, a mercury switch and a bulb positioned so that the bulb can be energized by tilting the wand with the light being transmitted through the translucent stem to its end. A conta ...


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Martin Robert M: Horizontal bar exercising device. December 26, 1972: US3707285 (76 worldwide citation)

An exercise device including a pair of upright poles interconnected by top and bottom cross members, the bottom cross member being slidable on the poles and adapted to be biased upwardly by spring elements at opposite ends. A horizontally disposed weight may be detachably carried on the bottom cross ...


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Hao Shya, Chasen Alvin M, Miller Alan M: Electrosurgery unit and instrument. Majesco, December 26, 1972: US3707149 (72 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgery unit for carrying out various medical or dental operations. An oscillator of the unit provides an output signal of a given high frequency, and this signal is received by a pre-amplifier which provides an amplified signal. An output amplifier receives the latter signal and provides ...


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Miller Robert C, Carr Jr Walter J, Mallick Jr George T: Weapon detector utilizing the pulsed field technique to detect weapons on the basis of weapons thickness. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, December 26, 1972: US3707672 (63 worldwide citation)

This invention is a metal detector which utilizes pulsed field techniques in order to detect the presence of metal objects and to provide discrimination between metal objects based on characteristics such as thickness, size and shape. An object to be monitored for metal content is subjected to pulsa ...


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Collette Harold J, Grosser Harry W: Snap trim molding. December 26, 1972: US3707061 (62 worldwide citation)

A snap trim molding or facing held in place by means of a resilient spring clip having inwardly turned coils and an inner saddle portion for engaging a beaded end of a retainer rib on the molding or facing. Also, corner molding elements for inside and outside corners are held in place by means of do ...


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Cook Ralph J, Moline Clifford C, Schumann Joseph M: Means to inject a plastic into a cavity to produce a replica thereof. Products Research & Chemical Corporation, December 26, 1972: US3707146 (60 worldwide citation)

The particular embodiment of the invention disclosed herein is specifically designed to produce a soft resilient plastic impression of the interior configuration of a body cavity, the invention having special utility for the purpose of medical diagnosis for exploring the lower portion of the large i ...


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Jackson Richard Robert: Self-inflating endotracheal tube. December 26, 1972: US3707151 (59 worldwide citation)

Endotracheal tubes with cuffs that self-inflate during inspiration and remain inflated during expiration, in which the Coanda effect is employed to lead air into the cuff for inflation. Shown is a tube having an opening through its wall into the cuff volume with a surface arranged to lead air into t ...


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Cole Peter Harold, Vaughn Richard: Electronic surveillance system. December 26, 1972: US3707711 (53 worldwide citation)

An electronic surveillance system in which a passive label is attached to goods to be placed under surveillance and the label is interrogated by electromagnetic signals from a transmitter, the label acting to transmit a reply signal to a receiver which gives a characteristic response in the presence ...