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Yoshiaki Shirato, Yasushi Takatori, Toshitami Hara, Yukuo Nishimura, Michiko Takahashi: Ink jet recording method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 17, 1982: US04345262 (1273 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording method which comprises contacting or bringing closer an electro-thermal transducer with or to a recording liquid in an operating chamber having a discharge orifice, introducing into the electrothermal transducer an input pulse signal with its pulse width being in a range of from ...


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Jerome S Schultz: Optical sensor of plasma constituents. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health Education and Welfare, Browdy and Neimark, August 17, 1982: US04344438 (534 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring low molecular weight compounds in blood plasma in the body by optical means includes a chamber which can be inserted into the blood stream and which contains specific receptor sites for the plasma constituent to be analyzed. The chamber interior is isolated from the blood by ...


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Charles H Kenny: Meniscus prosthesis. Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 17, 1982: US04344193 (284 worldwide citation)

A meniscus prosthetic device for a human knee joint can be inserted into the knee joint so that the articulating cartilage in the knee totally remains intact. The prosthesis device translates between the articulating cartilage during normal knee movement. Insertion of the prosthetic device is accomp ...


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Charles B Fisher, Sidney T Fisher: Multiple-site underground magnetic heating of hydrocarbons. August 17, 1982: US04344483 (260 worldwide citation)

A first underground deposit of lignite or coal is heated by magnetic induction to recover hydrocarbon liquids and gases. The carbon remaining is combusted with air and steam to produce a gas which is combusted to generate electrical energy. The electrical energy is transmitted to second underground ...


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Seigo Togashi: Liquid crystal display panel. Citizen Watch Company, Jordan and Hamburg, August 17, 1982: US04345249 (177 worldwide citation)

In a matrix type of liquid crystal display panel, in which an individual switching element is provided on the panel for each of the display elements, the electrodes of each display element comprise a first comb-shaped electrode pattern, to which a display signal voltage is applied through a switchin ...


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C Brantley Kelly Jr: Beverage container cooler. Kinney Lange Braddock Westman and Fairbairn, August 17, 1982: US04344303 (168 worldwide citation)

A cooling device has a flexible foam insulating layer with a cooling surface. A plurality of distinct cavities spaced from each other are located adjacent the cooling surface in the insulating layer. A cooling fluid is contained within each cavity. The device is cooled to freeze the cooling fluid, a ...


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Roger M Butler: Method for continuously producing viscous hydrocarbons by gravity drainage while injecting heated fluids. Exxon Production Research Company, Michael A Nametz, August 17, 1982: US04344485 (157 worldwide citation)

A thermal method is disclosed for recovering normally immobile oil from a tar sand deposit. Two wells are drilled into the deposit, one for injection of heated fluid and one for production of liquids. Thermal communication is established between the wells. The wells are operated such that heated mob ...


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Lawrence L Rainwater: Steerable directional antenna. Sperry Corporation, John B Sowell, Kenneth T Grace, Marshall M Truex, August 17, 1982: US04345256 (146 worldwide citation)

A steerable directional antenna assembly steerable about two perpendicular axes is disclosed. It comprises a directional horn antenna rotatably mounted on a horseshoe gimbal to rotate about a first axis. A curved wave guide feed is connected at one end to the feed portion of the directional antenna. ...


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Richard A Blanchard: MOS Power transistor with improved high-voltage capability. Supertex, Harry M Weiss, August 17, 1982: US04345265 (142 worldwide citation)

Device means for reducing latch-back breakdown thus raising the reverse-biased power capability of a DMOS transistor or the like. A DMOS transistor is an MOS field effect transistor comprising a lightly-doped (usually diffused) body region formed in a drain region; a heavily-doped source region is l ...


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Seigo Togashi, Akira Tsuzuki: Liquid crystal display device with write-in capability. Citizen Watch Company, Jordan and Hamburg, August 17, 1982: US04345248 (136 worldwide citation)

A novel type of liquid crystal display device is disclosed, whereby data can be written in, via the display device, by utilizing light-generating means such as a light pen. The display device is of matrix configuration, with a switching element being provided individually for each of the elements of ...