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Atul D Ayer, Felix Theeuwes: Therapeutic device for osmotically dosing at controlled rate. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Thomas E Ciotti, Edward L Mandell, July 3, 1979: US04160020 (245 worldwide citation)

An osmotic device is disclosed for delivering an active agent. The device comprises a wall surrounding a compartment with a passageway through the wall for releasing the agent. The wall comprises a material permeable to an external fluid and substantially impermeable to agent and at least one additi ...


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Vera L Barnes, Thomas J Dodds Jr, Harold F Gibson, Carl M Campbell Jr: Link encryption device. Burroughs Corporation, Mark T Starr, Edmund M Chung, Kevin R Peterson, July 3, 1979: US04160120 (142 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for insertion in a communications line for providing both message integrity and message secrecy within a significant portion of existing communications networks. At the transmitter end, the apparatus receives messages from the communications line, enciphers them on a bit-by-bit basis an ...


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John W Anhalt: Zero insertion force connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, July 3, 1979: US04159861 (141 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector in which two rows of resilient contacts are mounted in a connector housing on opposite sides of a slot which is adapted to receive a printed circuit board or similar electrical component therein. The end portion of the spring contacting section of each contact is reversely be ...


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Steven P Shearing: Intraocular lens. Seiler & Quirk, July 3, 1979: US04159546 (138 worldwide citation)

An improved intraocular lens comprises a plastic lens body and a plurality of flexible and memory retaining non-biodegradable strands, each strand having one end secured to the lens body and the opposite end unsecured. Preferably, the strands are composed of polypropylene. In cataract surgery, follo ...


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Tadanori Samejima: Adsorptive nonwoven fabric comprising fused fibers, non-fused fibers and absorptive material and method of making same. Honshu Seishi Kabushiki Kaisha, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, July 3, 1979: US04160059 (134 worldwide citation)

A novel adsorptive nonwoven fabric having good strength as well as good permeability and softness and a method of making the same is disclosed. This product consists essentially of supporting fibers containing a heat-fusible fiber and an adsorptive material, said supporting fibers being disintegrate ...


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Kermit I Harner, Joseph M Kos, John P Patrick: Wind turbine generator pitch control system. United Technologies Corporation, Donald F Bradley, July 3, 1979: US04160170 (100 worldwide citation)

Wind energy is used to drive a wind turbine, which is in turn connected to an electrical generator to produce electrical power. The pitch angle of the wind turbine blades is controlled in a closed loop manner to maintain either a constant generator speed for isolated power generating stations or whe ...


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Raymond H Haerr: Moisture-expandable ear wick. Xomed, John G Schenk, July 3, 1979: US04159719 (95 worldwide citation)

A tightly coiled, substantially cylindrical wick of compressed, dehydrated, sponge-like material having sufficient rigidity to be inserted endwise into an ear canal will, when hydrated, uncoil and expand radially whereby to substantially engage the inner surface of the ear canal for applying medicam ...


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Jeffrey J Carrish: Three electrode system in the generation of electrostatic images. Dennison Manufacturing Company, George E Kersey, July 3, 1979: US04160257 (94 worldwide citation)

Generation of charged particles by extracting them from a high density source provided by an electrical gas breakdown in an electrical field between two conducting electrodes separated by a solid insulator, subject to the influence of a third electrode. The ions are generated by a high frequency alt ...


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Edward Lichtenberg: Device for instruction in the game of bridge and method of and device for dealing predetermined bridge hands. Morton C Jacobs, July 3, 1979: US04159581 (90 worldwide citation)

A device and method for dealing predetermined bridge hands to facilitate the widespread use of competitive scoring commonly followed in duplicate or tournament bridge by using a conventional deck of playing cards and a programmed device for setting forth different cuts of the deck for the different ...


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Vincent R Bailey: Dispensing container. July 3, 1979: US04159790 (82 worldwide citation)

A dispensing container comprising a compressible bottle having a neck portion, a cap attached to the neck portion, the cap having an inlet extending through the cap, a first one-way valve disposed in the inlet and operable to permit flow of air through the inlet into the bottle, the cap having an ou ...



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