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Robert B Nally: Document processing system. NCR Canada NCR Canada Ltee, J T Cavender, Wilbert Hawk Jr, Richard W Lavin, May 6, 1980: US04201978 (195 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for processing documents having human readable intelligent bearing written indicia located thereon and includes optical scanning means (46) for generating signals representing the pattern of the written indicia scanned by the scanning means. Means (40) also are pr ...


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Santosh K Chandrasekaran, Siegfried Darda, Alan S Michaels, Gary W Cleary: Therapeutic system for administering clonidine transdermally. ALZA Corporation, Boehringer Ingelheim, Thomas E Ciotti, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, May 6, 1980: US04201211 (186 worldwide citation)

Therapeutic system in the form of a skin patch that administers clonidine transdermally in an initial priming dose of 10 to 300 mcg/cm.sup.2 of skin that brings the concentration of clonidine in the blood to a level sufficient to elicit alpha-adrenergic stimulation without intolerable side effects, ...


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E S Crossett, Willard L McCormick: Apparatus and method for closing a severed sternum. Larson Taylor and Hinds, May 6, 1980: US04201215 (170 worldwide citation)

A sternum clamp is provided which comprises a first elongate planar clamping member having turned over, opposed lateral flanges defining guide groove members slidingly received in said guide grooves and movable longitudinally relative to the first clamping member. The clamping members each include p ...


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Leroy E Den Besten, James R O Connell: Mining machine bit and mounting thereof. May 6, 1980: US04201421 (168 worldwide citation)

In a mining machine which incorporates cylindrical cutting bits having conically shaped heads and located in sockets of bit holders, the cutting bits are retained within the sockets by split tubular spring sleeves. The split spring sleeves are located on the shanks of the bits and resiliently engage ...


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Chester A Burns: Data telecommunications terminal. Cordura Marketing, May 6, 1980: US04201887 (152 worldwide citation)

A portable, hand-held data telecommunications terminal for use with a telephone system having a memory for storing data, a signal generator for generating signals corresponding to the data, a signal coupling device connected to the signal generator for coupling the signals to the telephone system, a ...


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Frank R Skutta, Lee D Tice: Method for automatically matching a radio frequency transmitter to an antenna. Motorola, Sang Ki Lee, James W Gillman, May 6, 1980: US04201960 (140 worldwide citation)

A plurality of series inductors and shunt capacitors are provided between a radio transmitter and an antenna. The inductors and capacitors are arranged in binary increments and are inserted in, or withdrawn from the circuit via provided reed relays. A microprocessor activates the relays in one of se ...


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E Roy John: Electroencephalographic method and system for the quantitative description of patient brain states. Eliot S Gerber, May 6, 1980: US04201224 (133 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the quantitative description of human abnormal brain states, for example, to distinguish cerebral death from a barbiturate induced deep coma, includes an electroencephalograph (EEG) system utilizing scalp electrodes and amplifiers. A computer based system controls a multimoda ...


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Frank V Mattei: Absorbable coating composition for sutures. Ethicon, Wayne R Eberhardt, May 6, 1980: US04201216 (119 worldwide citation)

The tie-down properties of multifilament surgical sutures are improved by coating the suture with an absorbable composition comprising a mixture of from about 1 to 4 parts of an absorbable, film-forming polymer, and 1 to 4 parts of a substantially water-insoluble salt of a C.sub.6 or higher fatty ac ...


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Roy P Finney, Henry W Lynch: Medical Engineering, May 6, 1980: US04201202 (100 worldwide citation)

A penile prosthesis which is adapted to be surgically implanted in man for the treatment of erectile impotence includes two separate penile implants each comprising an elongated, flexible rod having a short proximal portion of relatively stiff material which is adapted to be implanted into the root ...


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Maryann Cully, Arthur N Pines, Richard B Metzler, Gunther W Babian: Radiation curable silicone release compositions. Union Carbide Corporation, Stanley Ktorides, May 6, 1980: US04201808 (100 worldwide citation)

Release-coated material is produced by applying to a substrate, e.g. paper, a coating of a radiation curable composition comprising (a) an organopolysiloxane containing an average of at least one acryloxy and/or methacryloxy group per molecule, (b) a low molecular weight polyacrylyl crosslinking age ...



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