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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink, Ronaldus M Aarts, Josephus A H M Kahlman: Color video system with digital audio pulse width modulation. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Jack Oisher, William J Streeter, April 21, 1987: US04660097 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of encoding a recording signal which includes a composite color video signal and a digital audio signal, for recording the same on and reading it from an optical video disc is disclosed. The color video signal is frequency-modulated on a carrier wave in the customary manner, while the audio ...


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Frank W Harris, Frederick M Hulett: Electrosurgical generator. Valleylab, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Michael P Hoffman, Ronni S Malamud, April 21, 1987: US04658819 (290 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator having a source of electrosurgical energy connected to a patient and including control circuitry for decreasing the output power from the source with increasing patient impedance, the rate of power decrease being substantially greater than that which would result if the ...


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Roger I Hardy: Method and apparatus for transmyocardial revascularization using a laser. Children s Hospital Medical Center, Wood Herron & Evans, April 21, 1987: US04658817 (240 worldwide citation)

A surgical carbon dioxide laser is disclosed which includes a handpiece for directing a laser beam to a desired location. Mounted on the forward end of the handpiece is a hollow needle precisely aligned along the laser path. This permits the laser to be used in surgical applications where the needle ...


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Joel S Greenberg: Monte verde playing card dispenser. Harold Lorber, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 21, 1987: US04659082 (209 worldwide citation)

A Monte Verde card dispenser of shoe is provided that simulates a card shoe containing a playing card deck or near infinite length. The card dispenser includes a rotary carousel containing a plurality of card carrying compartments around the periphery thereof. The cards area injected with the carous ...


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Paul F Turner: Body passage insertable applicator apparatus for electromagnetic. BSD Medical Corporation, Hubbard Thurman Turner & Tucker, April 21, 1987: US04658836 (208 worldwide citation)

A body passage or cavity insertable applicator apparatus for electromagnetic radiation (EMR) systems, particularly for medical hyperthermia use, comprises an elongate applicator having coaxial inner and outer conductors electrically conducted at an EMR input end to a conventional coaxial transmissio ...


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Lawrence M Leibowitz: Multiplexed digital correlator. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Sol Sheinbein, John L Forrest, April 21, 1987: US04660164 (204 worldwide citation)

A high speed multiplexed digital correlator device for correlating serial data against reference data. The device includes a plurality of digital correlators configured to operate in parallel with their operations overlapping in time. The serial data is divided between the plurality of correlators b ...


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Heinrich Ulrich, Klaus Zielke: Implantable spinal distraction splint. Firma Heinrich C Ulrich, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, April 21, 1987: US04658809 (183 worldwide citation)

A spinal distraction apparatus has a distraction rod extending along an axis and having in turn a center part, a pair of end parts secured in, extending axially oppositely from, and rotatable about the axis relative to the center part, and a screwthread connection between each of the end parts and t ...


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Daniel F Dlugos: System for printing encrypted messages with bar-code representation. Pitney Bowes, Peter Vrahotes, Melvin J Scolnick, David E Pitchenik, April 21, 1987: US04660221 (182 worldwide citation)

A system for the metering of encrypted postage and similar indicia includes a device for printing such indicia and a device for reading such indicia. The printing is accomplished with a bar-code printer driven by signals obtained from a keyboard and from an encryption circuit. The reading is accompl ...


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William R Kissel, Min Sway Tin, Daniel P Merchant, Douglas C Frantz: Microcomputer controlled electronic alternator for vehicles. Chrysler Motors Corporation, Mark P Calcaterra, April 21, 1987: US04659977 (180 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor-based electronic voltage regulation system for controlling the charging of the battery in a vehicle. The conventional voltage regulator is eliminated and the intelligence of the microprocessor already present on the vehicle for controlling engine operation is used to regulate the ou ...


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Peter J Pohndorf: Neural stimulating lead with fixation canopy formation. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, April 21, 1987: US04658835 (176 worldwide citation)

The neural stimulating lead includes a hollow lead body and an active fixation stabilizing structure. The stabilizing structure comprises two pairs of laterally projecting vanes and an extendable membrane on a dorsal surface of the lead body adapted to be extended to apply pressure against a dorsal ...