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Satya P Asija: Automated information input, storage, and retrieval system. May 26, 1981: US04270182 (202 worldwide citation)

SWIFT-ANSWER, which is an acronym for Special Word Indexed Full Text Alpha Numeric Storage With Easy Retrieval is a system of full text, free-form, narrative, information input, storage and retrieval. The system comprises an input device, a storage device, and an output device each capable of handli ...


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Attilio Farina: Television set which displays analog data relevant to the operation of the television set on its video display. Indesit Industria Elettrodomestici Italiana S p A, May 26, 1981: US04270145 (196 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a television set which includes a picture display device, an alpha numerical character generating circuit connected to said device, a control device, means for determining analogue data relating to the operation of the set, such as volume, brightness and color, and m ...


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Joseph I Masters, Gershon M Goldberg: Process of doping silver image in chalcogenide layer. Ionomet Company, Frank A Steinhilper, May 26, 1981: US04269935 (166 worldwide citation)

A layer of a chalcogenide glass resist material, on a substrate on which a microlithographic pattern is to be formed, has a deposit of silver halide on its outer surface. By actinic irradiation a latent silver image replicating the desired pattern is formed in the silver halide deposit. This image i ...


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Edwin L Adair: Transcutaneous vasectomy apparatus and method. Medical Dynamics, Sheridan Ross Fields & McIntosh, May 26, 1981: US04269174 (165 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is provided for initially anesthesizing the vas deferens of a male patient and then cauterizing the vas deferens to thereby permanently sterilize the male. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a container to house an anesthetic fluid and which is removably attached to a ...


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John M Case: Electronic funds transfer system. May 26, 1981: US04270042 (164 worldwide citation)

An Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) system comprising a number of uniquely designed instruments including a letter of credit card from which, at the time of each negotiation thereunder, data can be derived which, with a high degree of certainty, identifies the card holder the amount available for the ...


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James S Keene: Hook assembly for engaging a spinal column. Sherman & Shalloway, May 26, 1981: US04269178 (147 worldwide citation)

An apparatus used in the treatment of spinal fractures and scoliosis. A threaded rod carries 2 or more sleeves, each sleeve surrounding a portion of the rod and slideable along the entire length of the rod. Each sleeve engages a hook to interconnect the rod with the hook. The hook includes a base fo ...


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Wallace F Krueger, Anthony R Shaw, Jerry L Smith: System for mounting solar collector panels. Libbey Owens Ford Company, Collins Oberlin & Darr, May 26, 1981: US04269173 (100 worldwide citation)

A system including at least a pair of mounting spars supported in a spaced-apart parallel relationship by modular sections constructed of standardized hardware for mounting one or more solar collector panels in predetermined positions on stationary surfaces. The system includes provisions for accomm ...


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Vittorio Bonomini, Giovanni Ruggeri: Hemodialysis and/or ultrafiltration apparatus. Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, May 26, 1981: US04269708 (94 worldwide citation)

Portable hemodialysis apparatus which can be used for dialysis and/or ultrafiltration, or hemoperfusion. Separate circuits are provided for blood and for the ultrafiltrate and the dialysis solution. The blood circuit includes a pump in which the flexible tube is periodically throttled, causing blood ...


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Klaus Delbrouck: Dispensing compartment, in particular for refrigerating units. Browdy and Neimark, May 26, 1981: US04269326 (94 worldwide citation)

A dispensing compartment which is in particular provided for refrigeration units has a substantially horizontal stand surface for a plurality of identical or similarly formed articles and is provided with guide walls or strips at the sides projecting beyond the level of the stand surface as well as ...


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Maxim D Persidsky: Process and device for centrifugal separation of platelets. The Institutes of Medical Sciences, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, May 26, 1981: US04269718 (93 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method and apparatus for the separation of finely divided solid particles dissimilar in size and/or density, such as platelets and other blood cells. The separation of, for instance, platelets is accomplished by subjecting the blood sample to centrifugal force in the cham ...