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Eugene Savar: Financial transaction system. Telenet Communications Corporation, Leitner Greene & Christensen, February 23, 1988: US04727243 (314 worldwide citation)

A financial transaction system makes use of an automated terminal or terminals in communication with a host computer which is capable of accessing any of a number of institutionalized or private label credit/debit card data bases, check verification data bases, and institutionalized automated cleari ...


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Akio Uchida: LED lamp. Stanley Electric, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 23, 1988: US04727289 (289 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a light-emitting diode lamp having a printed circuit board which is arranged inside a glass bulb having a base at an end thereof, via a stem and stays. A plurality of light-emitting diodes are mounted on the printed circuit board, a current being supplied to the light- ...


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Carl O Bozler, John C C Fan, Robert W McClelland: Method of producing sheets of crystalline material. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, February 23, 1988: US04727047 (286 worldwide citation)

A method of producing sheets of crystalline material is disclosed, as well as devices employing such sheets. In the method, a growth mask is formed upon a substrate and crystalline material is grown at areas of the substrate exposed through the mask and laterally over the surface of the mask to form ...


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Morton R Kaplan: Adjustable magnetic supercutaneous device and transcutaneous coupling apparatus. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, William D Bauer, February 23, 1988: US04726378 (268 worldwide citation)

An externally worn body device adapted to be magnetically held supercutaneously with a case being separable into first and second parts and being releasably secured together. The case contains a magnetic device for magnetically holding the case in a supercutaneous position with the magnetic field st ...


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Josef Pitha: Pharmaceutical preparations containing cyclodextrin derivatives. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, John S Roberts Jr, February 23, 1988: US04727064 (267 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises pharmaceutical preparations consisting generally of a drug with a substantially low water solubility and an amorphous, water-soluble cyclodextrin-based mixtures. In these preparations a stable amorphous state can be achieved. This improves the dissolution properties of the dr ...


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Thomas V McGuire: Fastener for catheter. February 23, 1988: US04726716 (264 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a new fastening device for use to fasten a catheter of the type having a first passage and a second passage extending therefrom to the body of the user thereof. Such catheters are known as Foley catheters and the inventive fastener includes an opening therethrough, through which ...


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Robert J Huljak, Stephen F Newton, Kenneth A Wallace: FET power converter with reduced switching loss. International Business Machines Corporation, John J McArdle Jr, February 23, 1988: US04727308 (229 worldwide citation)

A DC to DC power converter having reduced switching loss for operation at high frequencies. As disclosed, a buck, or forward, converter includes a first FET as the switching device in series with an inductor and a second FET as the flywheel device. At the common node to which the two FET's and the i ...


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James S Mrozinski: Microporous materials incorporating a nucleating agent and methods for making same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Dale E Hulse, February 23, 1988: US04726989 (212 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to microporous materials incorporating a nucleating agent and methods for making the same. The method comprises the steps of melt blending a crystallizable thermoplastic polymer with a nucleating agent which is capable of inducing subsequent crystallization of the therm ...


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Shunpei Yamazaki: Method of making a thin film transistor with laser recrystallized source and drain. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Michael P Hoffman, Michael J Foycik Jr, February 23, 1988: US04727044 (200 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an insulated gate field effect transistor by forming a non-single crystalline semiconductor film of a first conductivity type on an insulating substrate where the semiconductor film includes hydrogen or fluoride, forming a gate insulating film on part of the semiconductor f ...


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Julian N Smith, James M Lawlis: Automatic vehicle headlamp dimming control. General Motors Corporation, Robert M Sigler, February 23, 1988: US04727290 (174 worldwide citation)

An automatic vehicle headlamp dimming control is the type having an operator controlled first voltage divider across a power supply, a light sensitive resistance connected in electrical series with an electrically controlled variable resistance in a second voltage divider across the output of the fi ...



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