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Roy P Weber: Data base communication call processing method. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Fredrick W Padden, March 4, 1980: US04191860 (412 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for processing call data among telephone switching offices and a remotely situated data base system for deriving call service information needed to complete special service calls, such as INward WATS (Wide Area Telephone Service) calls to a destination specified by the derived ...


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Paul D Trokhan: Soft absorbent imprinted paper sheet and method of manufacture thereof. The Procter & Gamble Company, Thomas J Slone, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, March 4, 1980: US04191609 (343 worldwide citation)

Wet-laid paper having, when creped, improved bulk, softness, and flexibility; a relatively large cross-machine-direction to machine-direction stretch ratio; and improved burst to total tensile strength ratio. The paper is characterized by an array of uncompressed zones which are in staggered relatio ...


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Robert P Popovich, Glen D Antwiler, Jack W Moncrief: Method and apparatus for continuous plasmaphersis. Hemotherapy, March 4, 1980: US04191182 (178 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus are provided for continuously separating blood into plasma and cellular component fractions and returning the latter to the subject in admixture with a makeup fluid. The separation is effected by continuously ultrafiltering the subject's blood at specified shear stresses and ...


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Iwao Seo: Catheter head-type transducer. Mitsubishi Petrochemical, March 4, 1980: US04191193 (160 worldwide citation)

A catheter having a transducer that comprises an organic high polymer filmlike piezoelectric element or elements. The catheter has the capacity of converting, safely and with accurate wave shapes, pressure in the living body, for example blood pressure, pressure in a thorax, or intrauterine pressure ...


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Thomas G Coker, Russell M Dempsey, Anthony B LaConti: Production of halogens in an electrolysis cell with catalytic electrodes bonded to an ion transporting membrane and an oxygen depolarized cathode. General Electric Company, I D Blumenfeld, March 4, 1980: US04191618 (145 worldwide citation)

A halogen such as chlorine is generated by the electrolysis of aqueous halides in an electrolysis cell which includes an anode and a cathode separated by an ion transporting membrane. At least the cathode, which is a mass of noble metal catalytic particles and particles of a suitable binder, is bond ...


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Elmer M Lipsey: Electronic calorie counter. Calorie Counter Partnership, Schuyler Birch McKie & Beckett, March 4, 1980: US04192000 (122 worldwide citation)

An electronic calorie counter is disclosed which provides a digital readout of the rate of caloric consumption with exercise by the user by sensing the vertical component of the motion of the user, and translating that motion into electronic impulses. The vertical component of the user's motion is c ...


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Gilman D Chesley: Self-configurable computer and memory system. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 4, 1980: US04191996 (116 worldwide citation)

Computer and memory system on a wafer which contains redundant elements and which is capable of self-testing and self-configuration to form a complete system consisting of a central processing unit (CPU), a read only memory unit (ROM), and a plurality of read/write random access memory units (RAM). ...


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Max Goldman, Carl Alexoff: Highly secure playing cards for instant lottery and games. Systems Operations, Morton C Jacobs, March 4, 1980: US04191376 (115 worldwide citation)

Tickets for an instant lottery are imprinted with lottery numbers and serial numbers that are uniquely related and the lottery numbers are covered from view until after purchase, to provide control and distribution of winners and a high degree of security from fraud. By means of computerized fabrica ...


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David K Long: Single slope A/D converter with sample and hold. National Semiconductor Corporation, Gail W Woodward, March 4, 1980: US04191942 (111 worldwide citation)

A converter circuit employs a capacitor coupled through a selector switch to an analog voltage so that the capacitor is charged to the analog level. When a conversion is commanded, the capacitor is disconnected from the analog voltage and discharged through a constant current load. This results in a ...


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Alasdair T Glen: Amide derivatives. Imperial Chemical, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 4, 1980: US04191775 (107 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to novel 3,4-disubstituted-branched-chain-fluorinated-acylanilides, processes for their manufacture and pharmaceutical compositions containing them. The compounds possess antiandrogenic activity. Representative of the compounds disclosed is 4-nitro-3-trifluoromethyl-(2-hydroxy ...