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Lawrence A Weinstein: Hemostatis valve comprising an elastomeric partition having opposed intersecting slits. Cordis Corporation, George H Gerstman, December 2, 1986: US04626245 (297 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve for a catheter or the like may be a self-sealing, penetrable barrier which comprises an elastomeric partition made of an integral piece. A first slit is cut on the first side of the partition, while a second slit is cut in a second, opposite side of the partition. The first and se ...


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Young H Chey: Vehicle detection and collision avoidance apparatus. David Chey, December 2, 1986: US04626850 (287 worldwide citation)

A dual operational mode vehicle detection and collision avoidance apparatus is disclosed characterized by use of a single active or passive acoustic ranging device mounted for azimuth directional movement relative the vehicle to automatically detect the presence and direction of objects in the vicin ...


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William C Fort III: Metal oversheathed electrical resistance heater. Shell Oil Company, December 2, 1986: US04626665 (282 worldwide citation)

A corrosion-resistant long heater is formed by encasing segments of metal-sheathed, mineral-insulated, electrical resistance heating elements within a metal oversheath which oversheath is substantially completely impermeable and is compressed inwardly to create metal-to-metal contacts between the sh ...


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Richard K Wampler: High-capacity intravascular blood pump utilizing percutaneous access. Nimbus, Weissenberger and Peterson, December 2, 1986: US04625712 (275 worldwide citation)

Full-flow cardiac assist is provided for cardiogenic shock patients without major surgery by a miniature axial-flow pump which can be inserted into the heart through the femoral artery and driven via a flexible cable from an external power source. The cable is contained within the catheter attached ...


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Raymond G Ehlers: Programmable functions for reconfigurable remote control. General Electric Company, December 2, 1986: US04626848 (212 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable remote control transmitter is disclosed that has the ability to learn, store and repeat the remote control codes from any other infrared transmitter. The reconfigurable remote control transmitter includes an infrared receiver, a microprocessor, nonvolatile and scratch pad random acc ...


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Mikio Yamada: Golf ball. Sumitomo Rubber, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, December 2, 1986: US04625964 (205 worldwide citation)

A solid golf ball consisting of a core, an intermediate layer and a cover, said core having a diameter of not more than 32 mm and a specific gravity of not less than 1.50 and being a composition comprising 100 parts by weight of a polybutadiene rubber, 10 to 50 parts by weight of zinc acrylate or me ...


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Edward L Hauck: Data compression using run length encoding and statistical encoding. Intelligent Storage, Robert C Dorr, December 2, 1986: US04626829 (183 worldwide citation)

A compression device which uses both run length encoding and statistical encoding. The run length encoding scheme uses a flag byte symbol which is disposed between a character signal and a run length symbol. The statistical encoding process uses multiple statistical encoding tables which are selecte ...


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Gunnar K Lofgren, Goran P R Netzler: Apparatus and method for optical guidance system for automatic guided vehicle. NDC Technologies, W Thad Adams III, December 2, 1986: US04626995 (169 worldwide citation)

An optical guidance system for remotely controlled, self-propelled vehicles in which a single light source is used as an aiming point by the vehicle. The light source is detected by a camera lens and the vehicle is maneuvered according to the position of the light within the field of view of the len ...


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David P Hoare, David J Warner: Interconnection of communications networks. International Computers, Lee Smith & Zickert, December 2, 1986: US04627052 (165 worldwide citation)

Communications networks are interconnected by a bridge which allows the stations on each network to communicate with those on the other netowrk. Each station has an identifying address unique in the system. Data is transmitted in the form of packets each containing a source address and a destination ...


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Isaac J Landa: Rapid and automatic fluorescence immunoassay analyzer for multiple micro-samples. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, December 2, 1986: US04626684 (163 worldwide citation)

An apparatus uses a rapid and efficient method for conducting fluorescence measurements, such as immuno assay, of a plurality of samples of a substance using pulsed or continuous light energy, front-end fluorescent optics, a mechanism which allows for lateral and tranverse scanning of rows and colum ...