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Walter D Sincoskie: Interconnection of broadcast networks. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, John T Peoples, November 10, 1987: US04706080 (125 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for effecting transmission over a generally cyclic communication system comprising numerous networks interconnected by gateway pairs. Each gateway of each pair implements a store-and-forward protocol whereby each gateway forwards message packets propagated over its associated ...


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Bhupendra C Patel: Suprapubic catheter with dual balloons. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, November 10, 1987: US04705502 (124 worldwide citation)

A suprapubic catheter comprising, an elongated shaft having a drainage lumen extending therethrough, and a plurality of openings extending through the shaft and communicating with the drainage lumen. The catheter has a first elastic sleeve secured to the shaft in spaced circumferential zones and def ...


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Michael J Knowd: Decoder for a recorder-decoder system. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell James A Smith Robert L Marben, November 10, 1987: US04706282 (124 worldwide citation)

An improved decoder for a recorder-decoder system wherein a threshold level detector is included in the decoder. The recorder provides for the recording of an audio signal plus a data signal. The data signal includes zero crossing information for sequential increments of time plus an indication of w ...


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Peter H Berning, Roger W Phillips: Thin film optical variable article having substantial color shift with angle and method. Optical Coating Laboratory, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 10, 1987: US04705356 (121 worldwide citation)

Thin film optically variable article having substantial color shift with varying angle of light incidence and viewing and including an optically thick, substantially transparent element carrying a colorant and having first and second surfaces. A multilayer interference coating is carried on one of s ...


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Fred Howard, Sydney Edson: Display and pull-out tray assemblies for integrated modular store fixture system. Sara Lee Corporation, McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen, November 10, 1987: US04705175 (117 worldwide citation)

An integrated modular store fixture system has at least two spaced apart parallel vertical members at the rear of the system with side surfaces facing each other and having a series of aligned holes therein. A display assembly or a pull-out tray assembly is engageable with holes into members for hol ...


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Il G Kim: Dilator for Sphincter of Oddi. Anthony J Dixon, November 10, 1987: US04705041 (115 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and process for dilating the Sphincter of Oddi comprising a flexible cylindrical catheter with an expandible tip to allow verification of its location by outside palpitation and a plurality of hollow flexible dilators which are slidingly inserted coaxialy over the catheter to stretch the S ...


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Patrick A Curran: Process for making a buried conductor by fusing two wafers. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Gary C Honeycutt, Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, November 10, 1987: US04704785 (112 worldwide citation)

A process, and product made thereby, for bonding two wafers together to form a single wafer with a continuous interface, and for selectively burying a low impedance conductor in the wafer, by providing host and guest wafers having substantially the same crystal orientation and periodicity. A crystal ...


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Edoardo Rossetti: Method and machine for batching coloring agents into paints and varnishes. Corob S R L Automatic Machinery Project, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, November 10, 1987: US04705083 (112 worldwide citation)

A machine for automatically batching coloring agents for paint or varnish is disclosed. The machine includes a computerized method for calibrating the amount of coloring agent dispensed with solenoid valves which calculate the viscosity and the delay time for opening and closing the valves so that c ...


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Gary A Frazier, William R Frensley, Mark A Reed: Spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, November 10, 1987: US04705361 (109 worldwide citation)

A light modulator and a high speed spatial light modulator (230) with each pixel (231) made of stacked quarter wavelength layers (232, 234) of heterogeneous material. Each layer (232, 234) is composed of periodic quantum well structures whose optical constants can be strongly perturbed by bias on co ...


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Kenji Ouchida: Audio control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, November 10, 1987: US04706294 (108 worldwide citation)

In an audio control device, in which a mode selection switch, a level regulation switch, a level display, a memory, an electronic variable resistance and a brake mechanism are connected with a processor, signals produces by actuating the switches are given to the processor, which controls the level ...