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Donald Edward Hudgin, Edgar Allan Blair: Hydrophilic or hydrogel carrier systems such as coatings, body implants and other articles. Princeton Polymer Laboratories Incorporated, Curtis Morris & Safford, August 17, 1976: US03975350 (301 worldwide citation)

Improved active agent systems with novel carriers as membrane, release, and coating polymers for said active agents; the polymers are water absorptive polyurethane polymers prepared from resins having a low ratio of carbon to oxygen to nitrogen or having ionic, quaternary ammonium or salt groups in ...


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Kazuo Inamori: Golf club head with ceramic face plate. Kyoto Ceramic, Spensley Horn & Lubitz, August 17, 1976: US03975023 (193 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a golf club head capable of increasing the flying distance of the ball hit in a substantial degree, imparting a refreshing feeling of ball hitting to the player and being manufactured at low cost and durable for long time use by fixing the striking face of the club head wit ...


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Irving I Dardik, Herbert Dardik: Vascular prostheses and process for producing the same. Blum Moscovitz Friedman & Kaplan, August 17, 1976: US03974526 (144 worldwide citation)

A process for producing tubular prostheses for use in vascular reconstructive surgery is described. The invention comprises chemically and structurally modifying the veins and arteries of the human umbilical cord to obtain a vascular grafting material which is superior to existing blood vessel subst ...


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John G Durden III: Disposable electrosurgical cautery having optional suction control feature. Eric P Schellin, John E Becker, August 17, 1976: US03974833 (129 worldwide citation)

A disposable electrosurgical cautery which functions in a dual capacity as a hollow sucker tube as well as a cauterizer, and is intended to be prepackaged in sterilized preferably envelope-type containers, to be used once and disposed of. The cautery consists of an elongated hollow metal electrode a ...


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John M Bergey, Robert E McCullough, Arthur H O Connor: Light emitting diode wristwatch with angular display. Time Computer, LeBlanc & Shur, August 17, 1976: US03974637 (123 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a solid state wristwatch having an active electro-optical display in the form of light emitting diodes. The display is mounted on one sloping side of a groove in a circular module frame and comprises a ceramic substrate having the display on one side and a large scale integrated circuit ...


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Talmadge W Meadows: Emergency civil defense alarm and communications systems. First National Bank of Decatur Alabama, Craig & Antonelli, August 17, 1976: US03975583 (123 worldwide citation)

In a cable television distribution system, an emergency pre-empt system is located at a transmission station separate from the distribution station. This pre-empt system contains circuitry for interrupting the normal distribution of cable television signals and for enabling an emergency operator to ...


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Donald Kirk Jr, Michael J Paolini: Electronic communications system for supplementary video program distribution. Columbia Pictures, Kenyon & Kenyon Reilly Carr & Chapin, August 17, 1976: US03975585 (105 worldwide citation)

A one-way cable communications system -- as for a lodging facility, distributes commercial and supplementary video programming from common equipment to spaced subscriber stations located, for example, in each hotel-motel room. Heterodyne converter apparatus is included at each station for viewing th ...


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Donald H McMahon: Real time fingerprint recording terminal. Sperry Rand Corporation, Howard P Terry, August 17, 1976: US03975711 (90 worldwide citation)

A fingerprint optical sensor terminal is provided for use in the real time recording of an impression of a fingerprint pattern, the human finger being placed for the purpose at an input window surface of the sensor terminal. The sensor terminal provides precise angular and positional alignment of th ...


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Masao Ecchuya: Padding for mattresses and like articles. Mitsuyoshi Hamasu, Diller Brown Ramik & Wight, August 17, 1976: US03974532 (87 worldwide citation)

Padding for mattresses, cushions, pillows etc. comprises a soft board-like base member and a plurality of elongated padding members disposed in parallel relationship on the base member. The construction provides the mattress with a proper hardness and flexibility and enables the sleeper to maintain ...


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Jerry Namery: Ultrasonic bubble detector. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, August 17, 1976: US03974681 (85 worldwide citation)

The mode of operation is by ultrasonic through-transmission, and the detector is preferably employed for detecting air bubbles in intravenous feeding tubes to prevent air embolism. Transmission of sound from the transmitter, via the sensor head, to the receiver of the detector is dependent upon the ...