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Jerome B Plevyak, Adolph E Nicoletti: Computerized card shuffling machine. William T Hough, February 5, 1985: US04497488 (181 worldwide citation)

A computerized card shuffling machine having major portions of transparent wall making cards being shuffled at all times viewable externally, including an input shoe for holding cards to be shuffled and to be fed to a revolving wheel having a plurality of receiving positions, and including an output ...


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Maria N Martinez: Management of defects in storage media. AT&T Bell Laboratories, D Volejnicek, P Visserman, February 5, 1985: US04498146 (177 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for avoiding accessing of defective locations in disks and other storage media. A disk file controller uses manufacturer-provided information about the location of defects to construct a sequentially ordered list of addresses of defective storage locations in the ...


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Chee Gen Wan: Process for the preparation of ethanol from methanol, carbon monoxide _and hydrogen. The Halcon SD Group, William C Long, Riggs T Stewart, Daniel R Zirker, February 5, 1985: US04497967 (154 worldwide citation)

An integrated process for the preparation of ethanol from methanol, carbon monoxide and hydrogen feedstock is disclosed; the process featuring the steps of esterifying methanol and acetic acid to form methyl acetate; carbonylating the methyl acetate to form acetic anhydride; esterifying acetic anhyd ...


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Douglas E Stell: Apparatus for combining a video signal with graphics and text from a computer. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, February 5, 1985: US04498098 (140 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for combining video signals from a video source, such as a video disc player, with computer-generated graphics/text output on a single display, for overlaying the two. The computer-generated video is provided in RGB format; the other video is converted to RGB format if not already in that ...


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Brian R Larson: M Out of N code checker circuit. Sperry Corporation, William C Fuess, Kenneth T Grace, Marshall M Truex, February 5, 1985: US04498177 (137 worldwide citation)

An N bit input word is partitioned into parts, preferably N/3 parts of 3 bits each. Each part is counted in parallel for the number of binary ones contained therein in first stage parallel code generators, preferably in N/3 parallel berger code generators each producing on 2 binary encoded signal li ...


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Harry W Deckman, Horst Witzke, Christopher Wronski: Realization of a thin film solar cell with a detached reflector. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Ronald D Hantman, February 5, 1985: US04497974 (126 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an optically enhanced solar cell having a detached reflector. The optically enhanced solar cell includes a semiconductor material bounded on each side by transparent electrical contacts and an optional antireflection coating with the surface of at least one of these layers b ...


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George J Lichtblau: Resonant tag and deactivator for use in an electronic security system. Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, February 5, 1985: US04498076 (122 worldwide citation)

A resonant tag circuit having at least one resonant frequency is operative in an electronic security system in which the tag circuit is sensed and electronically deactivated to destroy the resonant characteristics of the tag circuit at the detection frequency. The tag circuit is electronically deact ...


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Sheldon L Wilde, Thomas J McCandless, Robert M Saunders: Process for making a closure. H C, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, February 5, 1985: US04497765 (118 worldwide citation)

A novel closure-making process and apparatus are disclosed for formation of plastic closures. The closures include a plastic closure cap which is compression molded to provide a closure having the requisite strength. The process includes steps for formation of a sealing liner within the closure cap ...


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Siegfried Hansen, Jan Grinberg, Robert D Etchells: Segregator functional plane for use in a modular array processor. Hughes Aircraft Company, G B Rosenberg, W J Bethurum, A W Karambelas, February 5, 1985: US04498134 (112 worldwide citation)

A Segregator Functional Plane capable of dynamically segregating any number, or subset, of a Modular Array Processor's functional planes, either in terms of control or data exchange, or both, from the remainder. This is provided by interspersing a number of Segregator Functional Planes throughout th ...


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Purushottam D Agrawal, John F Mandell: Collapse resistant polyester container for hot fill applications. Monsanto Company, Lawrence L Limpus, Michael J Murphy, February 5, 1985: US04497855 (108 worldwide citation)

A collapse resistant polyester container is provided for hot fill applications employing product fill temperatures up to about 190.degree. F. (87.8.degree. C.) or more. The container has at least one region which is thermoelastically deformable inwardly after the container is hot filled and sealed t ...



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