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James S Kashmer, John K Klimbach, Randall P Vendetti: Suction canister with unitary shut-off valve and filter features. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard J Rodrick, John L Voellmicke, August 14, 1984: US04465485 (537 worldwide citation)

A suction canister assembly comprises an enclosed receptacle having a first opening for providing suction to the receptacle and a second opening for drawing fluids, including liquids and gases, into the receptacle during suction. A unitary shut-off valve/filter element is associated with the interio ...


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Toshio Matsuura, Kyoichi Suwa, Hisayuki Shimizu, Akikazu Tanimoto: Exposure apparatus for production of integrated circuit. Nippon Kogaku, Shapiro and Shapiro, August 14, 1984: US04465368 (268 worldwide citation)

An exposure apparatus for production of ICs of the type that includes a stage on which is placed a semiconductor wafer to be exposed by illumination light projecting means, and means for two-dimensionally moving the stage within a plane intersecting the illumination light at substantially right angl ...


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Fujio Masuoka: Semiconductor memory device. Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 14, 1984: US04466081 (233 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory device is constituted by a MOS transistor having a floating gate for storing data. An erase gate, a portion of which is under a part of the floating gate, is arranged on the MOS transistor to discharge electrons from the floating gate. The MOS transistors are arranged in a mat ...


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Robert M Best: Crypto microprocessor that executes enciphered programs. Seed and Berry, August 14, 1984: US04465901 (232 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor for executing computer programs which are stored in cipher to prevent software piracy. Such a crypto-microprocessor deciphers the enciphered program piecemeal as it executes it, so that a large enciphered program can be securely executed without disclosing the deciphered program or ...


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Peter W R Stubbs: Control systems for continuously variable ratio transmissions (CVT). BL Technology, Brisebois & Kruger, August 14, 1984: US04464952 (195 worldwide citation)

A transmission incorporating a continuously variable ratio unit connected to further gearing, such that a plurality of regimes are available with synchronous shifting between regimes, is controlled such that to avoid hunting between regimes when the transmission is running at or around the synchrono ...


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Glenn H Schmidt: Method of sustaining metallic golf club head sole plate profile by confined brazing or welding. William W Haefliger, August 14, 1984: US04465221 (185 worldwide citation)

A method of attaching a sole plate to a hollow metal golf club head by providing a dam integral with the head whereby a metallic melt is sustained around the periphery of the sole plate. The dam is later removed so that the sole plate and golf club head are the same height.


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Friedrich G K Baucke, Dieter Krause, Bernd Metz, Volker Paquet, Johannes Zauner: Electrochromic mirrors. JENAer Glaswerk Schott & Gen, Haight & Associates, August 14, 1984: US04465339 (182 worldwide citation)

Electrochromic mirrors hermetically sealed from the ambient environment and comprising at least one electrode, at least one electrochromic layer, a reflector, at least one ion-conducting layer, and at least one ion-supplying layer which simultaneously is an ion-storing layer and is not identical wit ...


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Howard Schneider: Apparatus and method of determining fertility status. Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, August 14, 1984: US04465077 (156 worldwide citation)

A fertility computer is disclosed having the ability to store information about a users past menstrual cycle history, basal body temperature, gynecological disorders, which along with certain prediction indicators is used to statistically predict when ovulation will occur. The prediction indicators ...


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Syde A Taheri: Needle catheter. Sommer & Sommer, August 14, 1984: US04465072 (144 worldwide citation)

A needle catheter for scraping or thrombosing vascular walls has a sleeve mounted fast to a needle. The sleeve has a recess in which an inflatable balloon is mounted. The balloon may be selectively inflated and deflated by means of an extra-corporeal syringe. The balloon carries a plurality of abras ...


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Robert B Love, Uppala V Choudary: Method for forming photovoltaic cells employing multinary semiconductor films. Atlantic Richfield Company, Nilsson Robbins Dalgarn Berliner Carson & Wurst, August 14, 1984: US04465575 (143 worldwide citation)

At least two constituent elements of a semiconductor compound are deposited in varying proportions by magnetron sputtering to produce a film having a preselected concentration gradient of the constituent elements. The film can be heat treated during or after deposition to diffuse the constituent ele ...