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Dan Beraha: Transrectal prostate biopsy device and method. Macdonald J Wiggins, July 15, 1986: US04600014 (272 worldwide citation)

An improved biopsy needle suitable for obtaining a core sample from a prostate gland. A handle which may be held in the palm of the physician's hand is provided with a forward extending guide tube. A cannula with a sharpened distal end is slidably disposed within the guide tube and is movable by a t ...


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Peter Haid: Panel structure comprising boards and for instance serving as a floor or a panel. Inter Ikea, July 15, 1986: US04599841 (260 worldwide citation)

A panel structure comprising boards and for instance serving as a floor or a panel, the boards being arranged on the same plane edge to edge. The boards are held together two by two by means of a joining moulding of a substantially T-shaped cross section. The transverse web of the joining moulding i ...


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Johann Lahodny, Ernst Dreier: Parametrium cutting forceps. Fritz Gegauf Bernina Nahmaschinenfab, Marmorek Guttman & Rubenstein, July 15, 1986: US04600007 (232 worldwide citation)

The forceps comprises clamping jaws which may be actuated clampwise by means of grips. One side edge of a first clamping jaw is in form of a cutting edge. On the side of the other clamping jaw lies a cutting blade which may cooperate with the cutting edge of the first clamping jaw for cutting the ti ...


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William L Thomas: Full-field teletext system with dynamic addressability. Zenith Radio Corporation, July 15, 1986: US04600921 (197 worldwide citation)

The present invention permits a teletext system operator to adjust subscriber access to service levels individually by adjusting a code at the head end station. A head-end station transmits a tier description page and a tier authorization page. The tier description page divides the data base into a ...


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Garland Stern: Three dimensional animation. New York Institute of Technology, Martin Novack, July 15, 1986: US04600919 (188 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to an improved method and apparatus for generating a sequence of video frames representative of three-dimensional animation. A plurality of key frames are stored, each key frame including a common figure having one or more joints, and each joint having associated therewith ...


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James L Hatten: Flexible drill pipe. Texas Eastern Drilling Systems, Vinson & Elkins, July 15, 1986: US04600037 (180 worldwide citation)

A flexible drill pipe adapted for connection in a drill string, having sufficient wall thickness in order to withstand forces imposed by drilling a well. The flexible pipe has a plurality of cuts defining interlocking teeth and recesses on axially adjacent segments of the pipe, the teeth in one segm ...


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Robert T Shipley: Communication system. Fisher Berkeley Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 15, 1986: US04601064 (168 worldwide citation)

A communications system provides for the location or tracking of persons or objects to automatically establish two-way conversation with the person located via an associated intercom or telephone system. The locating system provides each person or object to be located with an infrared pulse transmit ...


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David W DeChamp, Clarence L Clayatt III: Coaxial connector. ITT Corporation, T L Peterson, R C Turner, July 15, 1986: US04600263 (166 worldwide citation)

A coaxial connector having precise matched impedance characteristics which is suitable for use with coaxial cable having a very soft dielectric core. A slotted bushing is fit over the core of the cable. The bushing is inserted into the rear of the coaxial contact assembly. A flange on the front of t ...


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Harold A Caine: Collision avoidance device. July 15, 1986: US04600913 (151 worldwide citation)

A collision avoidance device for providing integrated and more standardized visual indications and methods as a system of the degree of safety space cushion following distance conditions between leading and following vehicles. The device is mounted on a central housing placed on the rear of a leadin ...


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Frederick R Faxvog, Hans W Mocker: Rapidly tunable laser. Honeywell, William T Udseth, July 15, 1986: US04601036 (145 worldwide citation)

Method and means are disclosed for rapidly tuning a laser over a large number of wavelengths. The means of the present invention includes first and second reflecting means which define the optical resonating cavity of a laser, and further includes a dispersive means adapted to sequentially select an ...