Paul D Trokhan: Papermachine clothing having a surface comprising a bilaterally staggered array of wicker-basket-like cavities. The Procter & Gamble Company, Thomas J Slone, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, December 16, 1980: US04239065 (248 worldwide citation)

Papermachine clothing, for instance, a loop of imprinting fabric, is disclosed which is so woven that a top-surface-plane thereof is defined by coplanar crossovers of filaments of at least two sets of filaments (i.e., warp and shute filaments) and so that sub-top-surface crossovers are distributed i ...

John O Besemer, Clifford J Bellamy: Hierarchical multi-processor network for memory sharing. Burroughs Corporation, Alfred W Kozak, Nathan Cass, Kevin R Peterson, December 16, 1980: US04240143 (212 worldwide citation)

A plurality of processors and memory modules arranged in a hierarchy are connected in a network such that memory sharing can occur during processor operations, and control means are provided so as to regulate protected usage of specific areas of the memory modules. A Global Memory Module (GMM) and a ...

Timothy S Leatherman: Pocket multiple tool. Lee R Schermerhorn, December 16, 1980: US04238862 (200 worldwide citation)

Channel shaped handles are foldable over plier jaws for compact carrying and storage. Auxiliary parallel jaws are operable by the main jaws when desired. Locking means are provided, operable with both sets of jaws to maintain a strong grip on an object when the handles are released. The handles also ...

Randahl B Lloyd: Compact liquid crystal display system. Hughes Aircraft Company, Elliot N Kramsky, W H MacAllister, December 16, 1980: US04239346 (174 worldwide citation)

A compact liquid crystal display of the type wherein a pixel array formed of liquid crystal material is addressed by an associated array of MOSFET circuits, each circuit including a switching device and an overlying storage capacitor. A plurality of substantially parallel gate buses located orthogon ...

Harry E Fawcett: Universal seal and support guide for push-pull cable terminals. Cablecraft, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, December 16, 1980: US04238974 (163 worldwide citation)

A flexure-limiting tubular ball and socket universal joint device protectively supports and guides the inner or center cable of a coaxial push-pull cable assembly while providing a seal effective to exclude dirt and moisture in the variously deflected positions of the inner member and its load-conne ...

Lincoln T Ong: Medical electrode. Paul & Paul, December 16, 1980: US04239046 (162 worldwide citation)

A medical electrode for stimulation iontophoresis monitoring and grounding electrical contact application to the skin surface of humans and animals may be provided having an electrically conductive substrate for interfacing with the skin, an electrically conductive stranded material may be secured t ...

Nobuyuki Kita, Toshio Uchida, Sadaharu Ikeda, Shigeru Sato: Photopolymerizable composition. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, December 16, 1980: US04239850 (112 worldwide citation)

A photopolymerizable composition comprising a polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated compound, optionally, a linear organic polymer, and a photopolymerization initiator comprising a combination of a compound represented by the general formula (I) ##STR1## wherein Z represents the non-metal atomic g ...

Noboru Kotera, Syusaku Eguchi, Junji Miyahara, Seiji Matsumoto, Hisatoyo Kato: Method and apparatus for recording and reproducing a radiation image. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, December 16, 1980: US04239968 (92 worldwide citation)

A radiation image is recorded on a stimulable phosphor and the recorded image is reproduced by utilizing the stimulability of the phosphor. As the phosphor is used an alkaline earth metal fluorohalide phosphor having high stimulability represented by the formula

Abbott J Krieger: Surgical retractor. Popper & Bobis, December 16, 1980: US04239036 (91 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor wherein a plurality of segments are strung together on a strand which may be tensioned; the segments are separated from each other by spacers also strung on the strand; the mating surfaces of the segments are concave and the intervening spacers are convex; tensioning of the stra ...

Takeshi Hosoya, Fumihiro Tanaka, Kazuo Noguchi: Capsule for medical use. Kabushiki Kaisha Daini Seikosha, Robert E Burns, Emmanuel J Lobato, Bruce L Adams, December 16, 1980: US04239040 (89 worldwide citation)

A capsule for discharging drugs into a live body or collecting samples from the body comprises an external cylinder having slidably mounted therein an internal cylinder. The internal cylinder is retained by a meltable thread at one end of the external cylinder against the biasing force of a compress ...