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Stanford R Ovshinsky, Robert R Johnson, Vincent D Cannella, Zvi Yaniv: Programmable semiconductor structures and methods for using the same. Energy Conversion Devices, Lawrence G Norris, Robert S Nolan, Richard O Gray Jr, February 24, 1987: US04646266 (431 worldwide citation)

A solid state semiconductor device is disclosed which is programmable so as to alter the impedance between its two terminals. In many embodiments, the device is programmable to have any one of four conditions: a first in which the electrical impedance is relatively high in both directions; a second ...


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Jerry R Williams: Athletic evaluation and training apparatus. Harald Phillip, Don J Flickinger, Jordan M Meschkow, February 24, 1987: US04645458 (340 worldwide citation)

This relates to a method and apparatus for testing and enhancing a football player's ability to quickly react to visual stimuli. When the player leaves a starting position, first and second timers begin counting. When the player reaches a first reaction point, the first counter is stopped thus conta ...


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Brian I Skogler, Eldon J Nyhof, William L Katsma: Vehicular mirror and light assembly. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, February 24, 1987: US04646210 (255 worldwide citation)

A vehicular rearview mirror and light assembly which provides map and/or courtesy lighting for the vehicle interior. One or more separate housings are removably secured to the back of the mirror case and support one or more light assemblies within the space interior of the mirror case through one or ...


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Vincent L Vaillancourt: Vascular access implant needle patch. Kenyon & Kenyon, February 24, 1987: US04645495 (224 worldwide citation)

The needle patch has a Huber needle which is encased between a pair of flexible transparent discs. The needle has a depending angled portion which extends through an aperture in the lower disc for insertion in an implanted vascular access device. The lower disc also has an adhesive layer for securem ...


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Steve T Lin, Seshadri Conjeevaram, Don J Henderson: Moldable bone-implant material. Orthomatrix, Ciotti & Murashige, February 24, 1987: US04645503 (219 worldwide citation)

A moldable bone-implant material containing between about 65%-95% hard filler particles and a binder composed of between about 35%-5% of a biocompatible, biodegradable, thermoplastic polymer which has fluidic flow properties at or below about 60.degree. C. One preferred binder is polylactic acid hav ...


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F Barry Bays: Vacuum sleeve for a surgical appliance. Concept, Frijouf Rust & Pyle, February 24, 1987: US04644951 (191 worldwide citation)

A vacuum sleeve is disclosed for removing severed tissue from a surgical site. The vacuum sleeve is used in conjunction with a surgical appliance having a cutting element and the vacuum sleeve is connected to a vacuum source. The vacuum sleeve includes an elongated body member having a distal and a ...


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Penelope C Percy, Roger D Percy: Television viewer reaction determining systems. R D Percy & Company, Benoit Law Corporation, February 24, 1987: US04646145 (184 worldwide citation)

Television viewer reaction determining systems generate distinct signals indicative of different viewer reactions to television programs. These systems generate a further signal identifying any of the mentioned distinct signals as indicative of a viewer reaction to an unspecified person appearing in ...


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Chandrakant M Yagnik, David C Goss: Reduced resistance skin effect heat generating system. Thermon Manufacturing Company, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt & Kimball, February 24, 1987: US04645906 (183 worldwide citation)

A skin effect heat generating pipe for use with a low frequency alternating current source includes a ferromagnetic pipe (e.g., steel) having thickness substantially greater than the penetration depth of the current of the frequency of the power source. A shunt conductor in the form of an electrical ...


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Vaughan B Weeks: Catheter anchoring device. Medical Engineering Corporation, Stuart E Krieger, February 24, 1987: US04645492 (179 worldwide citation)

A device for anchoring catheter tubing to the skin of a patient which includes a resiliently flexible pad attachable to the patient's skin. The pad has a predetermined dimensioned arcuate passageway disposed therein for snugly receiving and redirecting the tube. The passageway is externally accessib ...


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Marc Chomet: Transactional telecommunication system. Telecue Systems, Erwin S Teltscher, Peter R Ruzek, February 24, 1987: US04645873 (157 worldwide citation)

A transactional system serves subscribers in a plurality of localities, and includes a national data base having a plurality of groups of addressed segments of data storage. Each group stores data pertaining to an associated locality, and each group is addressed by a locality number. There are provi ...



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