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James D Dearth: Method for controlling the flow of subterranean water into a selected zone in a permeable subterranean carbonaceous deposit. Atlantic Richfield Company, F Lindsey Scott, August 23, 1983: US04399866 (223 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the flow of subterranean water into a selected zone in a permeable subterranean carbonaceous deposit by injecting an aqueous plugging material into the permeable deposit through a plurality of wells to produce a plurality of injected areas of a size such that the injected ar ...


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Robert D Hayward: Fitting for coaxial cable. Gilbert Engineering Co, Don J Flickinger, August 23, 1983: US04400050 (203 worldwide citation)

A fitting, especially adapted for electrical and mechanical connection to a coaxial cable having a jacket of noncompliant material with an antifriction surface, includes a tubular element having internal gripping means for mechanically engaging the jacket. The gripping means comprises a plurality of ...


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Michael P Taylor, Jean R Oliphant: Overflow and diversion to a foreign switch. Rockwell International Corporation, V Lawrence Sewell, Howard R Greenberg, H Fredrick Hamann, August 23, 1983: US04400587 (187 worldwide citation)

A method of overflow and diversion re-routing is disclosed for use in an automatic call distributor system of the type in which an incoming call is assigned to an original gate, that is, a group of agents, but in selected circumstances the call is to be re-routed from the original gate. The ACD syst ...


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George M Spangler: Wound protector with transparent cover. August 23, 1983: US04399816 (182 worldwide citation)

The wound protector comprises a base pad of a pliable fibrous or foamed non-allergenic material in an angular form which may be circular, rectangular, square, oval or triangular. Since the purpose of the wound protector is to prevent the wounded portion of the body from being contacted by anything o ...


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Craig I Fields: Virtual space teleconference system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, William C Gapcynski, Arthur I Spechler, Werten F W Bellamy, August 23, 1983: US04400724 (156 worldwide citation)

A teleconference system for N conferees, N being greater than two, includes at least two separate stations. Each station has N conferee positions, confronting a virtual conference space, and corresponding conferee positions at each station have the same relative locations about the virtual conferenc ...


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Robin P Michelson: Apparatus for multichannel cochlear implant hearing aid system. The Regents of the University of California, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, August 23, 1983: US04400590 (133 worldwide citation)

A hearing aid system using a pre-aligned, multichannel, intra-cochlear electrode array for electrically stimulating predetermined locations of the auditory nerve within the cochlea of the ear with selected frequency components of an external sound signal having magnitudes adjusted according to the r ...


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Alexander Wirtzfeld, Roland Heinze, Thomas Bock, Hans D Liess: Process and device for regulating the stimulation frequency of heart pacemakers. John C Smith Jr, August 23, 1983: US04399820 (131 worldwide citation)

A process and a device for regulating the stimulation frequency of heart pacemakers are disclosed. The process comprises generating with the aid of light emitted by a light-emitting element, reflected by the blood of a patient, and received by a light-receiving element, a current flow which causes, ...


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George W Pratt Jr, Robert Poss, Timothy T Lane: Method and apparatus for pressure-coated bones. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, Thomas J Engellenner, August 23, 1983: US04399814 (127 worldwide citation)

A method of coating a portion of the walls and effecting a degree of penetration into a bone with a coating material to produce a modified bone surface, the method comprising: introducing the coating material onto the bone surface in an initial physical state; applying pressure to the coating materi ...


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Glen R Southworth, Larry R McClelland, Bruce F Johnson: Color slow-scan TV system and method. Colorado Video Incorporated, O Rourke & Harris, August 23, 1983: US04400717 (119 worldwide citation)

A color slow-scan TV system and method are disclosed for selecting U.S. standard NTSC TV color pictures (or alternately other standards such as PAL or non-standard color TV) to be transmitted, transmitting the selected pictures utilizing slow-scan techniques, and reconstructing the pictures after tr ...


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Haydn S Davies, James H Garstang, Cyril Timmins: Vaporization and gasification of hydrocarbon feedstocks. British Gas Corporation, Larson and Taylor, August 23, 1983: US04400182 (113 worldwide citation)

Heavy hydrocarbon feedstocks, e.g. gas oils, are vaporized and subsequently gasified at high temperatures without pyrolytic degradation by first admixing the hydrocarbon with a hot gaseous reactant, e.g. product gas or steam, to bring the temperature of the mixture above that of the dew point of the ...