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John G Martin, Walter C Benzing, Robert Graham: Induction heated reactor system for chemical vapor deposition. Applied Materials, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 1, 1986: US04579080 (83 worldwide citation)

A chemical vapor deposition system which includes a generally closed reaction chamber having walls formed from a dielectric material. A susceptor for carrying a plurality of semiconductor wafers is positioned within the chamber. An induction coil is positioned in the vicinity of the susceptor for ca ...


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Dale F Berndt: Fast scan/set testable latch using two levels of series gating with two current sources. Sperry Corporation, William C Fuess, Glenn W Bowen, April 1, 1986: US04580066 (82 worldwide citation)

A circuit of 24 transistors and 16 resistors forming an interconnected constant current source, two differential current switches, and level shifter receives scan/set test data, clock, and enablement signals for, when connected to each of the set Q and clear Q output signals of a differential feedba ...


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Norbert J Pelc, Gary H Glover: Method for reducing image artifacts due to projection measurement inconsistencies. General Electric Company, Alexander M Gerasimow, Douglas E Stoner, April 1, 1986: US04580219 (81 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for reducing streak artifacts in images reconstructed from projections having significant discrepancies between the first and last scan views due to subject motion or to scan geometry aberrations during a typical 360.degree. scan such as that utilized in computerized tomography. ...


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Charles A Walton: Electronic proximity identification system with simplified low power identifier. Gerald L Moore, April 1, 1986: US04580041 (79 worldwide citation)

An identification system comprising a reader (10) including a first signal generator (12) for generating a first signal (F1) which is radiated by an antenna (17). An identifier (11) includes an antenna (20) receiving the first signal for transmission to a signal modulator (32) which operates to modu ...


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Timothy M McFarland: Elasticized bow-shaped dual baffle pad. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Paul A Leipold, J J Duggan, April 1, 1986: US04579556 (78 worldwide citation)

The invention generally provides a pad that has a double system of baffles at the edges. The pad is composed of an outer impervious backing sheet, an inner absorbent layer, and a body-side permeable web. The impervious backing sheet is of greater dimensions than the absorbent and is folded over the ...


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Kathryn L Payne: Control of crosslinking reaction rate of aqueous fracturing fluids. Big Three, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt & Kimball, April 1, 1986: US04579670 (77 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling crosslinking reaction rate in a water based polymer fracturing fluid that involves using a mixture of a crosslinker, in combination with a crosslinking rate accelerator or a crosslinking rate retarder at a ratio such that the crosslinking reaction rate is controlled. This dec ...


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Walter Stumpf: Innerspring construction. Simmons U Corporation, A Thomas Kammer, April 1, 1986: US04578834 (77 worldwide citation)

An innerspring construction including adhered strings of pocketed coil springs is provided together with a method of manufacture. Each string is defined by a series of coil springs connected and encased by a fabric cover. The strings are connected to each other by an adhesive applied between the lin ...


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Mark Zaremsky, Lee E Weiss, Thomas A Mutschler: Servo robot gripper. Carnegie Mellon University, Buell Ziesenheim Beck & Alstadt, April 1, 1986: US04579380 (77 worldwide citation)

A light weight servo controlled robot gripper is disclosed. A plastic body houses one or more threaded drive shafts which are powered by a direct current motor. Attached to the shafts are finger mounting blocks which support removable fingers and which can be driven both closer to and further away f ...


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Charles H G ab der Halden: Method for processing digital signals, and subscriber station for telecommunication and teledistribution. Societe Anonyme de Telecommunications, A W Breiner, April 1, 1986: US04580291 (76 worldwide citation)

A subscriber station receives and transmits, through two optical fibers, composite signals representative of various services as television signals, videophone signals, hifi sound signals, telephone signals, etc. The station controls exchanges between a switching center and terminals, and separates ...


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Sumio Mori: Adaptive picture image compression system. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, April 1, 1986: US04580162 (75 worldwide citation)

An image compression system wherein the image is arranged in a block 1 of elements which are Hadamard transformed 2 and then quantized 3 into sequences. The DC component is prediction 4 into a DC error prediction term and all the sequences are then encoded 5 into a variable length code depending on ...