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Thomas G Anderson, William A Boothroyd, Richard C Frey: Transaction execution system with secure data storage and communications. IBM Corporation, Fraser and Bogucki, May 11, 1976: US03956615 (415 worldwide citation)

A transaction execution system includes a host data processing system having a multiple account data base and a plurality of transaction terminals in communication with the host. The terminals each include a keyboard, a display, document handling subsystems, a hardware control subsystem, a communica ...


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Anthony D Spasiano, Douglas G Noiles: Three-stage surgical instrument. United States Surgical Corporation, Fleit & Jacobson, May 11, 1976: US03955581 (287 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for controlling the operation of a three-stage staple-carrying cartridge adapted to ligate, suture and divide organic tubular structures such as blood vessels. The instrument also operates in three-stages to positively control the ligating, suturing and dividing operations of t ...


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Ernst Gunther Lierke: Infrared radiation modulator. Organisation Europeenne de Recherches Spatiales, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, May 11, 1976: US03955880 (208 worldwide citation)

An infrared radiation modulator comprising three parallely arranged interferometer plates, forming two successive slits or cavities therebetween for passing the infrared radiation to be modulated. The width of said slits is periodically varied by the oscillations of the central interferometer plate ...


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Glenn W Johnson Jr: Orthopedic apparatus. May 11, 1976: US03955565 (195 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the invention, there is provided a pair of complementary shaped half-shell members fabricated from a tough, relatively thin material such that each half-shell member is substantially flexible about its longitudinal axis yet is substantially rigid about a transverse axis perpendicu ...


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Dale L Chamness, Thomas A Osborne: Rotatable surgical snare. Cook, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, May 11, 1976: US03955578 (163 worldwide citation)

A rotatable endoscopic surgical snare having an operating loop which is rotatable about the longitudinal axis of a torque transmitting center member connecting the operating loop to an electrical power supply. The operating loop is retractable and protractable into and from a protective flexible she ...


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Leo Stella, Cameron Gualco Gardella: Bearing with multiple lip seal. The Torrington Company, Frank S Troidl, May 11, 1976: US03955859 (135 worldwide citation)

An annular seal is located in the annular space between a housing and a relatively rotatable shaft mounted in the housing. The annular seal includes a plurality of axially spaced annular lips. An opening is provided through the annular lip facing the annular bearing space which contains lubricant an ...


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Junichiro Shigemasa: Optoelectric transducer. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Stewart and Kolasch, May 11, 1976: US03956017 (130 worldwide citation)

A metal layer made of a high heat conductivity material such as silver or aluminum is provided at the rear surface of a solar battery with the use of vacuum evaporation technology. A thermoelectric converter is attached to the metal layer in a manner to convert solar energy into electric energy by m ...


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Beverly A Curtice, Bobby G Harnsberger: Method and composition for stabilizing incompetent oil-containing formations. Texaco, T H Whaley, C G Ries, James F Young, May 11, 1976: US03955993 (127 worldwide citation)

Improved method of and composition for the treatment of an oil-containing incompetent formation to prevent the movement of unconsolidated sand particles in an underground formation by forming a treating composition of sand, cement, silica flour and a sufficient amount of petroleum oil fraction conta ...


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Yoshizo Okuda: Diaper. Eric P Schellin, John E Becker, May 11, 1976: US03955575 (114 worldwide citation)

A diaper of tubular knitted form having a pile surface on the outside of the tubular body and a smooth surface on its inside. The upper half portion of the tubular diaper has a larger width than its lower half portion. The diaper is less bulky, has higher water-absorbing properties and feels softer ...


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Edward Walter Sobanski: Circuitry for providing executive ringback in a PBX system. Western Electric Company, C S Phelan, May 11, 1976: US03956595 (101 worldwide citation)

In a telephone switching system wherein a plurality of line circuits are terminated in station sets, the line circuits are interconnectable to a plurality of trunk circuits through a multistage switching network. A call originated by a calling party to a called party, engaged in a conversation with ...