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Lyle E McBride, Richard G Delagi, George Trenkler: Low-power, infrared information transmission system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rene E Grossman, Andrew M Hassell, Stephen S Sadacca, April 24, 1979: US04151407 (215 worldwide citation)

A low-power infrared information transmission system, the transmitter of which is compact, portable and capable of being powered by a low-voltage battery power source for an extended period of time, utilizes a unique infrared light pulse position modulation technique. The system is capable of transm ...


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Howard W Anderson, Michael T Moore: Hydrazone containing charge transport element and photoconductive process of using same. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas W O Rourke, William N Hogg, Robert E Harris, April 24, 1979: US04150987 (193 worldwide citation)

A process for electrophotographic reproduction, and a layered electrophotographic plate having a conventional charge generation layer and a p-type hydrazone containing charge transport layer, in which the surface of the charge transport layer is selectively discharged by actinic radiation as a resul ...


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John P Riganati, Visvaldis A Vitols: Automatic pattern processing system. Rockwell International Corporation, L Lee Humphries, H Fredrick Hamann, Rolf M Pitts, April 24, 1979: US04151512 (190 worldwide citation)

An automatic system is described wherein pattern representations of epidermal ridges, such as fingerprints, are uniquely described by the extraction of specific information. Specific information such as ridge contour data, describing the ridge flow in the fingerprint pattern and minutiae data, princ ...


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Richard J Tracy: Buckle. Illinois Tool Works, Jack R Halvorsen, Robert W Beart, April 24, 1979: US04150464 (156 worldwide citation)

A buckle includes separable cooperating receptacle and clasp members. The receptacle member includes a pair of locking slots formed in opposing sides thereof. The clasp member includes a pair of resilient arms having locking tabs thereon for releasably engaging the locking slots of the receptacle me ...


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William E R Watt: Coded entry system for blood bag. Pharmachem Corporation, April 24, 1979: US04150673 (123 worldwide citation)

A bag for storing blood components consisting of a sterilizable, flexible closed container including a coded inlet-outlet fitment at the top thereof forming part of said closed container, said fitment including at least one inlet consisting of a hollow outward protrusion having on its outer diameter ...


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Michael J Hobson: Regenerative heat storage in compressed air power system. Bacon & Thomas, April 24, 1979: US04150547 (119 worldwide citation)

A compressed air power plant is disclosed wherein compressed air may be stored underground and later utilized as required. The storage facilities include a heat storage covern which contains an external water barrier and a heat insulating lining. Compressed air flows from the power plant in series t ...


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Allen R Kirkpatrick: Method involving pulsed light processing of semiconductor devices. Spire Corporation, Morse Altman Oates & Bello, April 24, 1979: US04151008 (118 worldwide citation)

A pulsed laser or flash lamp produces a short duration pulse of light for thermal processing of selected regions of a semiconductor device. The light pulse is directed towards the semiconductor device and irradiates selected surface regions of the device to be processed. Energy deposited by the ligh ...


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Malcolm B Lucas, Robert H Van Coney: Method for debossing and perforating a running ribbon of thermoplastic film. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jeffrey R Melnikoff, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, April 24, 1979: US04151240 (113 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for uniformly debossing and perforating a ribbon of thermoplastic sheet material or film through the use of vacuum in combination with a flash heating source such as a flow of hot air. The apparatus causes a ribbon of such film to be forwarded from a supply such as a roll o ...


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David J McElroy: Method of making a high density floating gate electrically programmable ROM. Texas Instruments Incorporated, John G Graham, April 24, 1979: US04151021 (101 worldwide citation)

An N-channel, double level polysilicon, MOS read only memory or ROM array is electrically programmable by floating gates which are interposed between the gate oxide and control gates formed by polycrystalline silicon row address lines. The cells may be electrically programmed by applying selected vo ...


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Martin M Sackoff, John R Smith, Billy E Walling: Method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive coated laminate. United Merchants and Manufacturers, Michael A Caputo, April 24, 1979: US04151319 (97 worldwide citation)

A method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive coated laminate is disclosed. The method involves coating a sheet having a release surface thereon with a pressure sensitive adhesive to form a laminate, drying or curing the pressure sensitive adhesive and marrying the laminate to the inner surface ...