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David Robert Reed, Thomas Whitehead Stafford: Decorative sheet material. Imperial Chemical, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 18, 1977: US04054697 (349 worldwide citation)

A sheet material having a decorative surface and a working surface, for application to a support surface is disclosed, the working surface of which is provided with a continuous coating of tacky, pressure-sensitive, adhesive, which adhesive is provided with a coating of a discontinuous layer of resi ...


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Frederick H Raab: Remote object position locater. The Austin Company, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, October 18, 1977: US04054881 (296 worldwide citation)

Three mutually orthogonal radiating antennas each transmit electromagnetic radiation to three mutually orthogonal receiving antennas. The transmitted electromagnetic radiation carries data characterizing the phase of the electromagnetic radiation. Measurement of the three transmitted signals as rece ...


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William Kirk Comella, Bernard Julius Yokelson: Method and apparatus for automating special service call handling. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Martin S Landis, John C Albrecht, October 18, 1977: US04054756 (209 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for serving special service calls such as collect, person-to-person and charge-to-third number on a wholly automatic basis without any operator intervention normally being required. The system requests specific information from the calling party such as, his or her name for col ...


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Lloyd T Gill: Internal combustion engine. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, October 18, 1977: US04054108 (196 worldwide citation)

A V-type automotive diesel engine having a high pressure fuel injection pump mounted between the cylinder heads and intake manifolds and above a tappet gallery cover that is integral with the intake manifolds. The pump is supported on the cylinder block by an extension through the gallery cover and ...


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Harold E Lloyd, Joseph F Pollitt: Method, apparatus and lead frame for assembling leads with terminals on a substrate. Western Electric Company, D D Bosben, October 18, 1977: US04054238 (192 worldwide citation)

Each lead frame in a continuous strip of lead frames is formed with opposed pairs of integral and subsequently removable aligning tabs for locating a substrate on the lead frame such that leads of the lead frame and respective terminals on the substrate are in alignment. The aligning tabs initially ...


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Maurice Fletcher, Lenard Wintfeld: Information retrieval system for providing downstream loading of remote data and processing control thereof. IDR, Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, October 18, 1977: US04054911 (165 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system capable of capturing packets or rows of video displayable data and/or control program instructions continuously transmitted in a common predetermined format, such as pseudo video scan lines, over a common predetermined video signal transmission media, such as televisi ...


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Charles Robert Fegley, Frank Joseph Valentino: Electroluminescent display and method of making. Western Electric Company, R Y Peters, October 18, 1977: US04054814 (135 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescent display device includes at least two elongated, conductive contacts substantially adjacent to and spaced from each other with at least two substantially coextensive ends. A light-emitting element is electrically coupled between the coextensive ends. An elongated insulating base ...


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Kent B Crossley: Oligodynamic catheter. Robert A Cesari, John F McKenna, Andrew F Kehoe, October 18, 1977: US04054139 (131 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous lead device such as a catheter, or a urinary tract catheter, which comprises an oligodynamic agent such as metallic silver or its compounds, alone or in association with other heavy metals such as gold, for the purpose of reducing infection associated with these devices. The oligodyna ...


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Wayne W Chou, Richard Erett: Communication system for the transmission of closed circuit television over an ordinary pair of wires. Tel E Tel, Joseph Levinson, October 18, 1977: US04054910 (119 worldwide citation)

A communication system is provided which allows closed circuit television pictures to be transmitted from conventional TV cameras to conventional monitors via an ordinary pair of wires, for example, telephone wires, lamp cord, BX cable, etc., over limited distances without measurable degradation of ...


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Leonard Flom, Kenneth J Rodgerson: Posterior chamber artificial intraocular lens with retaining means and instruments for use therewith adapted to provide extraocular confirmation of operative engagement. Wooster Davis & Cifelli, October 18, 1977: US04053953 (115 worldwide citation)

Artificial intraocular lenses comprise an optical zone portion for implanting in the posterior chamber of an eye, posts extending from said optical zone portion through the iris into the anterior chamber thereof, and retaining means for securing to the ends of the posts, whereby said posts and retai ...