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Toshihide Hayashi, Ikuo Kanayama, Masayoshi Kanno: Television signal receiving apparatus. Sony Corporation, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, September 1, 1987: US04691351 (263 worldwide citation)

A television signal receiving apparatus is provided having a program schedule display function. The apparatus includes a tuner, a television signal processing circuit connected to the tuner, a digital signal processing circuit connected to the tuner for generating a program schedule display signal b ...


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Robert V Snyders: Ventricular assist device. Gravely Lieder & Woodruff, September 1, 1987: US04690134 (210 worldwide citation)

A ventricular assist device to be inserted through the pericardial sac for receiving a human heart in aligned position relative to the anterior interventricular line of the anterior descending coronary artery between the right and left ventricular surfaces, the device has a shell of a flexible and s ...


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Edward J McInerney, E Ronald Dornseif, Norman E Zetterquist: Interlayer dielectric process. Genus, Joseph H Smith, September 1, 1987: US04690746 (161 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a film over a topologically non-planar surface of a material which has a sputter etch rate which is higher in a direction parallel to the plane of the wafer than in a direction perpendicular to the plane of the wafer. Key steps in the process include first, depositing the mate ...


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Phillip R M Denne, Christopher D Hook: Identification systems. Watson Cole, September 1, 1987: US04691202 (159 worldwide citation)

An identification system comprises an interrogator which transmits an interrogation signal to a plurality of transponders, each of which is arranged automatically to reply by means of a first coded identification signal stored in the transponder and modulated onto a carrier wave transmitted by the t ...


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Keith D Jacob: Liquid crystal closed-loop controlled mirror systems. C D Marketing, Rhodes and Boller, September 1, 1987: US04690508 (158 worldwide citation)

A rearview mirror system comprises an electrically controlled optical transmission plate disposed over a reflecting surface. The optical transmission plate is selectively operable to any of a number of different states of opaqueness between a maximum light transmission and a maximum opaqueness. The ...


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Richard Won: Method for delivering an active ingredient by controlled time release utilizing a novel delivery vehicle which can be prepared by a process utilizing the active ingredient as a porogen. Advanced Polymer Systems, Townsend & Townsend, September 1, 1987: US04690825 (147 worldwide citation)

Delivery vehicles comprised of a polymeric bead having a network of pores with an active ingredient held within the network are provided for use in a method to provide controlled release of the active ingredient. The network of pores is substantially non-collapsible upon removal of the active ingred ...


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Steven A Rosenberg: Adoptive immunotherapy as a treatment modality in humans. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Holman & Stern, September 1, 1987: US04690915 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a new approach to the therapy of cancer in humans based on the administration of lymphokine activated killer (LAK) cells and interleukin-2 (IL-2). Twelve patients with metastatic cancer who had failed standard available therapy were treated. LAK cells were generated f ...


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Paul L Carson, Richard M Detsch: Variable frequency gas-bubble-manipulating apparatus and method. The University of Michigan, Rohm & Monsanto, September 1, 1987: US04689986 (130 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting gas bubbles in a specimen utilizes a transducer which produces pulses, illustratively of ultrasonic acoustic energy, having predetermined frequency characteristics. A first pulse has an increasing frequency with time, and a second pulse has a decreasing frequency with time. Im ...


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Theodoor A Kleijne, Jan B Goossens: Security device for stored sensitive data. NCR Corporation, Wilbert Hawk Jr, Albert L Sessler Jr, Richard W Lavin, September 1, 1987: US04691350 (128 worldwide citation)

A security device (10) contains electronic circuitry (84) including a resettable memory (110) which stores sensitive data. The device (10) includes a housing (11) formed by six ceramic plates (P1-P6) each having provided thereon a pair of serially connected conductive path segments formed in separat ...


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Elmar M Veltrup: Apparatus for removing solid structures from body passages. Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, September 1, 1987: US04690672 (125 worldwide citation)

A catheter for removing obstructions in a patient has a suction duct connected to a suction pump and with which a pressure duct is associated terminating at a nozzle head of the mouth of the suction duct so that a jet of pressure liquid can be directed into the mouth of the suction duct and against ...