David T Green: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Robert R Jackson, John E Nathan, July 23, 1985: US04530453 (454 worldwide citation)

In a surgical fastener applying instrument of the type in which the tissue is first clamped by operation of a lever mechanism, a releasable latch is included in the lever mechanism for releasably holding the tissue clamping elements at an intermediate latching position. In this position, the tissue ...

Joseph C Uhland: Game monitoring apparatus. Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 23, 1985: US04531187 (344 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring the play at gambling games is disclosed. The preferred embodiment comprises a system for monitoring the play at blackjack as that game is played in casinos. The system typically will comprise video monitor means for generating a digital representation of the bets made by the ...

Anthony J Wechselberger, Leo I Bluestein, Leo Jedynak, David A Drake, Larry W Simpson: Multi-layer encryption system for the broadcast of encrypted information. Oak, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, July 23, 1985: US04531020 (344 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the simultaneous broadcast of enciphered digital information signals, for example in a radio or television broadcast environment, to a plurality of subscribers provides several levels of enciphering keys. The broadcast digital information signal is in a broadcast common servi ...

Thomas R Tice, Danny H Lewis, Donald R Cowsar, Lee R Beck: Injectable, long-acting microparticle formulation for the delivery of anti-inflammatory agents. The Stolle Research and Development Corporation, Southern Research Institute, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, July 23, 1985: US04530840 (281 worldwide citation)

An anti-inflammatory agent containing microparticle composition prepared by a process, comprising (a) dissolving or dispersing an anti-inflammatory agent in a solvent and dissolving a biocompatible and biodegradable wall forming material in said solvent; (b) dispersing said solvent containing said a ...

John A Ewen, Howard C Welborn Jr: Process and catalyst for producing polyethylene having a broad molecular weight distribution. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, M B Kurtzman, July 23, 1985: US04530914 (276 worldwide citation)

Polyolefins having a broad molecular weight distribution are obtained by polymerizing ethylene or higher alpha-olefins in the presence of a catalyst system comprising two or more metallocenes each having different propagation and termination rate constants and alumoxane.

Georges Roche, Jacques Lantaires: Method for encapsulating semiconductor components using temporary substrates. Compagnie Industrielle des Telecommunications CIT ALCATEL, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, July 23, 1985: US04530152 (262 worldwide citation)

In the manufacture of a semiconductor component, connection areas adapted to connect the component externally are formed by a metal array (3, 4) deposited on a conductive layer (6) of low melting point alloy, itself deposited on a metal temporary substrate (7). Each component chip (1) is placed in p ...

Kathy J Hartman, Winston R Shu: Method for maximum in-situ visbreaking of heavy oil. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Michael G Gilman, Charles J Speciale, July 23, 1985: US04530401 (230 worldwide citation)

A method for the recovery of viscous oil from a subterranean, viscous oil-containing formation by injecting steam into the formation via at least one well at a sufficient temperature, rate, and in a sufficient amount to effect maximum visbreaking of the oil in place, terminating injection of steam a ...

Henri Sadones: Method and device for analyzing a very high frequency radiation beam of electromagnetic waves. Societe d Etude du Radant, Pollock VandeSande & Priddy, July 23, 1985: US04531126 (196 worldwide citation)

The invention refers to the analysis of a very high frequency radiation beam of electromagnetic waves. According to the invention, a network of conductor wires is placed in the path of a beam to be analyzed, the wires being interrupted at intervals by switches. One controls the conducting state of a ...

Luiz R Duarte: Method for healing bone fractures with ultrasound. Bradford E Kile, July 23, 1985: US04530360 (179 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for healing bone fractures, pseudoarthroses and the like with the use of ultrasound. An ultrasound transducer, in contact with the skin of the patient, transmits ultrasound pulses to the site of the bone defect. The nominal frequency of the ultrasound is 1.5 MHz, the width of ...

Peter Topol, Michael Slater: Intelligent fire safety system. Safety Intelligence Systems, Townsend and Townsend, July 23, 1985: US04531114 (156 worldwide citation)

An intelligent alarm system includes exit sign units having couplings to a smoke sensor and heat sensor for input information, a speech synthesizer and a strobe light to provide output information and a communication unit to provide communication coupling between exit sign units on a single floor an ...