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Douglas B Mains, Kenneth E Merte: Tibial osteotomy guide assembly and method. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Robert W Hoke II, December 20, 1983: US04421112 (285 worldwide citation)

A method and guide assembly for use in a tibial osteotomy wherein two pairs of parallel guide pins are inserted into the tibia at a predetermined angle with respect to each other through a guide block. The adjacent surfaces of the pairs of pins are then used to precisely guide a saw by which a wedge ...


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Dale F Rodesch, Nicholas Cerracchio: Interactive system and method for the control of video playback devices. Video Education, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 20, 1983: US04422105 (210 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an interactive system and method for the control of video playback devices such as video tape recorders. The system allows user interaction with a prerecorded program which includes live video displays and alphanumeric displays. The user can select the program desired and also ...


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Thomas J Dixon, Gary R Kelm: Skin conditioning composition. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard C Witte, John V Gorman, Douglas C Mohl, December 20, 1983: US04421769 (208 worldwide citation)

Skin conditioning compositions are described which comprise an emulsion of a volatile, water-insoluble liquid; gylcerin; a polydiorganosiloxane-polyoxyalkylene copolymer; a surfactant which will emulsify the above named water-insoluble components; and water.


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Toshitsugu Ueda, Fusao Kohsaka: Mechanical vibrating element. Yokogawa Hokushin Electric, Parmelee Bollinger & Bramblett, December 20, 1983: US04421381 (188 worldwide citation)

Herein disclosed is a mechanical vibrating element which can be used as a resonator made operative to resonate in a predetermined frequency, a filter having a frequency selecting property or an optical deflector adapted to be mechanically dislocated in accordance with an input signal for deflecting ...


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Ben W Kiff, David J Schreck: Production of ethanol from acetic acid. Union Carbide Corporation, Bernard Francis Crowe, December 20, 1983: US04421939 (164 worldwide citation)

Ethanol is produced from acetic acid by esterifying the acetic acid with an olefin having at least 4 carbon atoms, hydrogenating the ester obtained into ethanol and a higher alcohol having at least 4 carbon atoms, removing the ethanol, dehydrating the higher alcohol back to the original olefin and r ...


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Georg Spinner: Connector for HF coaxial cable. Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, December 20, 1983: US04421377 (155 worldwide citation)

A connector for a coaxial cable having a dielectric and an outer conductor supported by the dielectric comprises a bushing that can be emplaced between the dielectric and the outer conductor, a tension member that acts radially inward upon the outer conductor so that mechanical contact is made betwe ...


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James W Stephens: Disposable plastic reciprocating valve. Medical Valve Corporation, Littlepage & Webner, December 20, 1983: US04421296 (149 worldwide citation)

A disposable normally closed all plastic reciprocating valve is adapted to be used in a supply line for fluids supplied to or extracted from a patient. The valve is opened by inserting a tube into one end thereof.


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Fritz Brunnmueller, Rolf Schneider, Michael Kroener, Hans Mueller, Friedrich Linhart: Linear basic polymers, their preparation and their use. BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, December 20, 1983: US04421602 (129 worldwide citation)

Linear basic polymers containing, as characteristic components, from 90 to 10 mole % of copolymerized units of the formula ##STR1## and from 10 to 90 mole % of copolymerized units of the formula ##STR2## are obtained by polymerizing the compound of the formula CH.sub.2 .dbd.CH--NH--CHO (N-vinylforma ...


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Jeffrey A Lienau: Magnet position sensing system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Robert P Gibson, Anthony T Lane, Freddie M Bush, December 20, 1983: US04422041 (126 worldwide citation)

Magnetic position sensing for an object is disclosed wherein the analogue the distance between an object and a sensor is detected for indicating changes in object position in one, two, or three dimensions. An accurate, and continous output signal indicative of object position and incremental changes ...


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Eric M Withjack: Collapsible mobile solar energy power source. Cities Service Company, Robert H Sproule, George L Rushton, December 20, 1983: US04421943 (120 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for collecting solar energy and converting it to electrical energy utilizing solar panels pivotally mounted to a base such that the panels may be pivoted to a storage position inside said base. Additional solar panels may be pivotally mounted on retractable frame trays which stow inside ...



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