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David R Hall: Composite polycrystalline diamond compact. Smith International, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 5, 1986: US04604106 (359 worldwide citation)

The invention is a composite polycrystalline diamond compact comprising at least one layer of diamond crystals and precemented carbide pieces which have been pressed under sufficient heat and pressure to create composite polycrystalline material wherein polycrystalline diamond and the precemented ca ...


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Robert L Conta, Harvey N Wallach: Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, August 5, 1986: US04603693 (337 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for circular surgical stapling of hollow organs comprising an instrument and disposable cartridge assembly. The instrument comprises a housing with a throughbore in which a tube is received for reciprocation by means of a manually operable squeeze handle. A rod reciprocates within the tube ...


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Keith F Beckham, Anne E Kolman, Kathleen M McGuire, Karl J Puttlitz, Horatio Quinones: Solder interconnection structure for joining semiconductor devices to substrates that have improved fatigue life, and process for making. International Business Machines Corporation, Wolmar J Stoffel, August 5, 1986: US04604644 (280 worldwide citation)

An improved solder interconnection for forming I/O connections between an integrated semiconductor device and a support substrate having a plurality of solder connections arranged in an area array joining a set of I/O's on a flat surface of the semiconductor device to a corresponding set of solder w ...


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Shigeru Kato, Junichi Nakaho, Makoto Shibahara: Reflection controllable view mirror device for motor vehicle or the like. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Steele Gould & Fried, August 5, 1986: US04603946 (268 worldwide citation)

A reflection controllable view mirror device having an electro-optical assembly which changes its optical transmittance to vary quantity of light passing therethrough in accordance with the magnitude of the applied voltage, a control circuit to control the transmittance at a value so as to ensure pr ...


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Stephen A Joyce: Multi-dimensional force-torque hand controller having force feedback. McDougall Hersh & Scott, August 5, 1986: US04604016 (246 worldwide citation)

A hand controller or `cursor` for the actuation of slaved apparatus. The cursor includes a handle extending from a line attachment member comprised of four equally spaced legs. The ends of these legs define vertices of a regular tetrahedron. The cursor is supported within a subtending structure by a ...


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Vernon L Speicher, Stanley M Bach Jr: Intravascular multiple electrode unitary catheter. Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, August 5, 1986: US04603705 (238 worldwide citation)

A multiple electrode unitary intravascular cardiac catheter comprising a distal electrode for sensing and pacing, an intermediate electrode for sensing, pacing and cardioverting, and a proximal electrode for sensing and cardioverting. The catheter may also be employed in combination with an external ...


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C Ray Wheeler: Arthroscopic shaver. Richards Medical Company, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt & Kimball, August 5, 1986: US04603694 (236 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical device and method for manufacturing the device are provided. The device is a high rotating speed arthroscopic probe shaver with bearing means that give superior longitudinal and radial support. Further, the outer tube of the probe shave is swaged to fit very closely over the inn ...


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Robert A Nichols, David R Tobler: Probe monitoring system for oximeter. The BOC Group, Roger M Rathbun, Larry R Cassett, August 5, 1986: US04603700 (157 worldwide citation)

A monitor system for an oximeter that sequentially tests the operative conditions of light emitting devices of the oximeter, the light detector of the oximeter, and the reference voltage of the oximeter. Data processing means is responsive to the determined test values for indicating the occurrence ...


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Neil H Joseph: Aqueous humor drainage device. Russell & Tucker, August 5, 1986: US04604087 (155 worldwide citation)

A device for draining aqueous humor from an eye comprises a drainage tube and a drainage body. The drainage tube drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye, and the drainage body distributes drained aqueous humor over a relatively large area. The drainage tube is firmly fixed to the d ...


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Albert S Shaginian, Alexei G Asan Dzhalalov, Anatoly A Pevnev, Alexandr P Androsenko, Alexandr V Suvorov, Boris V Khalitov, Leonid N Palkin, Viktor V Gnatchenko, Nikolai P Makarov, Valery A Panteleev, Nikolai I Davidenko, Stanislav K Shpilevsky, Alexandr S Tikhonenko, Anatoly G Romanovsky: Automated apparatus for handling elongated well elements such as pipes. Gomelskoe Spetsialnoe Konstruktorsko Tekhnologicheskoe Bjuro Seismicheskoi Tekhniki S Opytnym Proizvodstvom, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, August 5, 1986: US04604724 (152 worldwide citation)

A derrick is provided with a vertically movable elevator for suspending a string of elongated well elements, such as pipes. An immovable lower support is provided for suspending the string, and an automatic tong is provided for screwing and unscrewing pipes to and from the string. A manipulator grip ...