Marlin S Heilman, Alois A Langer, Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Morton M Mower, David M Reilly: Implantable electrodes for accomplishing ventricular defibrillation and pacing and method of electrode implantation and utilization. Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Fleit & Jacobson, June 21, 1977: US04030509 (274 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are several embodiments of an electrode system for ventricular defibrillation, and the methods of using and implanting the electrode system. In one embodiment, the electrodes are in a generally base-apex configuration having a split conformal base electrode residing above the base of the v ...

Yoshiro Kato, Choichi Fujita: Plural receiving and recording television system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Alvin Sinderbrand, June 21, 1977: US04031548 (228 worldwide citation)

A combination of a television receiver and a television signal recording and/or reproducing apparatus, such as a so-called video tape recorder, forming a television system for receiving, recording and/or reproducing television signals and displaying images thereof, wherein the television receiver po ...

William T Clark III: Embolectomy catheter. June 21, 1977: US04030503 (222 worldwide citation)

A spiral helix is affixed on the distal end of a flexible catheter.

Michel Delhaye, Yves J M Moschetto, Paul Dhamelincourt: Apparatus for the non-destructive examination of heterogeneous samples. Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Robert B Frailey, June 21, 1977: US04030827 (159 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for the non-destructive examination of an heterogeneous sample by analysis of the Raman radiations scattered by the sample receiving an incident of monochromatic radiation of known frequency. The apparatus includes a source of monochromatic light, such a ...

Ronald N DeMartino, Anthony B Conciatori: Cationic polygalactomannan compositions. Celanese Corporation, June 21, 1977: US04031307 (148 worldwide citation)

This invention provides novel quaternary ammonium ethers of polygalactomannan having a degree of substitution between about 0.01 and 3.0, and further provides a process for producing quaternary ammonium ethers of polygalactomannan gums by contacting solid polygalactomannan gum with a haloalkyl-subst ...

Alfred Paoli: Electrical connector with means for maintaining a connected condition. Akzona Incorporated, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, June 21, 1977: US04030798 (145 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector has a coupling nut provided with ratchet teeth on one end thereof for cooperating with a spring, so that the coupling nut is harder to rotate in one direction than the other. The spring is formed as a leaf spring having an elongate arm which cooperates with the forward and re ...

George E Holz: Communication system. Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Robert A Green, June 21, 1977: US04031543 (132 worldwide citation)

The communication system, which is especially useful for pay TV, comprises a central station and a plurality of remote stations. The central station includes means for transmitting pay TV programs to the remote stations, and each remote station includes a circuit for transmitting information signals ...

James H Hasty: Intermittent compression device. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, June 21, 1977: US04030488 (128 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for intermittently inflating and deflating a compression sleeve. The sleeve has a plurality of longitudinally disposed compression chambers which encircle a patient's limb when the sleeve is secured about the limb. The sleeve is inflated in a manner to apply a compressive pressure gradi ...

Hadar Yngve Ronnquist: Fecal matter collector. Sixbey Bradford & Carlson, June 21, 1977: US04030500 (117 worldwide citation)

A Fecal Matter Collector including a tubular portion of flexible material having a portion operatively associated with a user's rectum and another portion extending through the anal opening and having on the external end thereof a removable collecting bag, and including a gas escape outlet.

Sankaran Gowrinathan: Phase detector for optical figure sensing. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Richard S Sciascia, Don D Doty, Harvey A David, June 21, 1977: US04030831 (115 worldwide citation)

Phase detection between interfering light beams in an interferometric sys is accomplished by frequency shifting the reference beam prior to combination with the interrogation beam and electro-optically scanning the resulting pattern to produce an FM electrical signal having the shift frequency as a ...