Arthur J Frank: Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Kenneth L Richardson, Jeannette M Walder, Michael F Esposito, July 24, 1984: US04461691 (277 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, improved electrodes overcoated with conductive polymer films and preselected catalysts are provided. The electrodes typically comprise an inorganic semiconductor overcoated with a charge conductive polymer film comprising a charge conductive polymer in or on which ...

Leonard J Cibley: Automated biopsy device. Limbach Limbach & Sutton, July 24, 1984: US04461305 (255 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an apparatus for automatically extracting a sample of tissue of a predetermined size and shape from a body, e.g. female uterine cervix. The apparatus is generally comprised of a generally cylindrically core-cutter with a rotatably mounted cutting blade faired within the circumfer ...

Jay Smith III: Video game cartridge recognition and security system. Smith Engineering, Jackson Jones & Price, July 24, 1984: US04462076 (235 worldwide citation)

A security system for ascertaining the authenticity of removable video game cartridges adapted to interface with a video game system having a CPU. The system includes the comparison of the contents of predetermined addresses in the memory unit of the game cartridges with a security message stored in ...

Neville A Baron: Apparatus and process for recurving the cornea of an eye. July 24, 1984: US04461294 (217 worldwide citation)

The cornea of an eye is recurved by disposing therein light-absorbing color bodies and thereafter vaporizing such color bodies according to a pre-selected design to form corneal-recurving scars.

Robert W Carson: Arthroscopic surgical apparatus and method. Trask & Britt, July 24, 1984: US04461281 (185 worldwide citation)

Surgical apparatus includes a first and second inserter each having a handle and a shaft secured to and extending away from the handle. A collar is secured to the distal end of the shafts. The first inserter has an elongated blade secured to and extending away from the collar and the shaft. The seco ...

Charles F Gay, V K Kapur, James H Wilson: Solar cell module. Atlantic Richfield Company, Nilsson Robbins Dalgarn Berliner Carson & Wurst, July 24, 1984: US04461922 (158 worldwide citation)

Individual panels of solar cells are stacked one on top of the other and arranged so that incident light passes through each of the arrays of cells in each panel striking the one below it. The solar cells in each panel are selected to have a predetermined and different spectral response and thus are ...

Ron Ross: Computer program protection method. Charles I Brodsky, July 24, 1984: US04462078 (157 worldwide citation)

A computer program protection method which permits copying of the program by a user, but which incorporates a novel information coding technique to prevent operational response by the computer using a copy.

Patrick Foody: Method for increasing the accessibility of cellulose in lignocellulosic materials, particularly hardwoods agricultural residues and the like. David H Semmes, Warren E Olsen, July 24, 1984: US04461648 (133 worldwide citation)

This invention comprises a method for increasing the accessibility of cellulose in lignocellulosic materials to chemical or biochemical reagents. The material is steam cooked for a predetermined time, then rapidly depressurized. A venting sequence is used to remove volatiles from the reactor. Optima ...

James M Christensen: Bone and tissue healing device including a special electrode assembly and method. Sutter Biomedical, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 24, 1984: US04461300 (122 worldwide citation)

A portable device used for expediting the healing of bone or soft tissue fractures or defects in a patient is disclosed herein and utilizes at least one cathode electrode, an anode electrode and a circuit arrangement for applying a regulated flow of current between the electrodes and through the fra ...

Swain James C, Thomas David L, Yates Jan B: Stabilisation de couches rocheuses a laide dun tube dilatable, Expanding hollow tube rock stabilizer. Eastern Company, MACRAE & CO, July 24, 1984: CA1171310 (116 worldwide citation)

APPLICATION OF: JAMES C. SWAIN, JAN B YATES & DAVID L. THOMASFOR: EXPANDING HOLLOW TUBE ROCK STABILIZER ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A hollow, elongated tube is inserted withoutsubstantial interference into a bore hole in a rock formationhaving a diameter at least substantially as large as the largest ...