David L Juzswik, Nathaniel Webb, William M Floyd: Power-conserving control system for turning-off the power and the clocking for data transactions upon certain system inactivity. Essex Group, Stephen A Schneeberger, October 6, 1987: US04698748 (387 worldwide citation)

A control system, as for controlling automotive body functions, is powered by a limited capacity electrical power source and is structured and controlled in a manner to minimize consumption of electrical power. The control system conducts data transactions between a central control station and one o ...

Satyen Mukherjee, Thomas Chang: Single transistor electrically programmable memory device and method. Exel Microelectronics, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, October 6, 1987: US04698787 (266 worldwide citation)

An electrically erasable programmable memory device which is programmable in the manner of an EPROM and erasable in the manner of an EEPROM. A dielectric layer between the control gate and the floating gate is provided having a high dielectric constant. A thin, uniform gate dielectric layer is provi ...

Yasutoshi Suzuki, Hiroshi Itoh, Shinya Ohmi, Kunihiko Hara: Control apparatus for two section, glare shield mirror. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 6, 1987: US04697883 (256 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus for controlling the glare shield of a reflecting mirror of a vehicle, wherein the reflecting mirror is provided with on the upper half and lower half portions respectively first and second electro-optic elements whose transmittance of light being variable, and when a first photo ...

Branko Breyer, Ivo Cikes: Ultrasonically marked cardiac catheters. Telectronics, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, October 6, 1987: US04697595 (247 worldwide citation)

The hollow cylindrical wall of the catheter is composed of flexible, electrically insulating, ultrasonically transparent material. Embedded therein are spaced tubular-shaped ultrasonic piezoelectric transducers which substantially surround the lumen. The transducers receive signals from the imaging ...

Rex A McCaskill, John S Wang: Graphic highlight adjacent a pointing cursor. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, October 6, 1987: US04698625 (231 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed which facilitates the selection by a user of a graphic object on a display screen. Selection is by means of a pointing cursor which is moved about the display screen by means of a pointing device having a select button. When the pointing cursor is brought within a predetermi ...

Hirou Sakai, Toshihide Kawamura: Light-emitting diode. Stanley Electric, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, October 6, 1987: US04698730 (225 worldwide citation)

A light-emitting element of a light-emitting diode is mounted on a lead frame, stem or substrate, and is molded with resin so as to form a lens portion. A cap made of a light-transparent resin and having a hollow portion at the center thereof and an outer pheripheral surface, is mounted on the lens ...

John F Gerster: 1H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolines and their use as bronchodilating agents. Riker Laboratories, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Robert W Sprague, October 6, 1987: US04698348 (223 worldwide citation)

1H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinoline which are bronchodilators. Pharmacological methods of using the compounds as bronchodilators, pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds, and synthetic intermediate for preparing the compounds are also described.

Thomas O Mitchell: Enhanced recovery of hydrocarbonaceous fluids oil shale. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Michael G Gilman, Charles A Malone, October 6, 1987: US04698149 (215 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a novel method for improving the recovery of hydrocarbon fluids from oil shale. The method comprises treating a mixture of oil shale and hydrocarbon fluid at a temperature below the retorting temperature of the shale and for a period of time sufficient to recover pro ...

Stanford R Ovshinsky, Subhendu Guha, Prem Nath, Chi C Yang, Jeffrey Fournier, James Kulman: Vapor deposition of semiconductor material. Energy Conversion Devices, Marvin S Siskind, Richard M Goldman, October 6, 1987: US04698234 (178 worldwide citation)

Precursor gaseous mixtures from which to glow discharge deposit wide and narrow band gap semiconductor alloy material, said material characterized by improved photoconductivity and stability and improved resistance to photodegradation. There is also specifically disclosed a method of fabricating a n ...

Chester L Sandberg: Method of monitoring a heater for faults. Raychem Corporation, Timothy H P Richardson, Herbert G Burkard, October 6, 1987: US04698583 (178 worldwide citation)

Method for monitoring the electrical integrity of a heater and a novel heater for use in such a method. The heater includes an elongate heating member; an insulating jacket which encloses the heating member; a first electrically conductive member which surrounds the insulating jacket; a separating a ...