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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Paul J Bladyka: Apparatus, method and article for applying a melted adhesive. Charles R Sperry, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, February 14, 1989: US04804110 (15 worldwide citation)

A dispenser is described for extruding a hot melt adhesive obtained by melting a rod of adhesive in a normally closed pressurized melting chamber. The rod is supplied from a remotely located spool through a flexible conduit to an inlet of the dispenser. A seal is placed at the inlet and is cooled by ...


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Burton L Greenberg: Television program transmission verification method and apparatus. Kevin McMahon, February 14, 1989: US04805020 (366 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verifying the proper airing of television programs having a digital identification code recorded on a preselected scan line which is not normally visible to the television viewer. A plurality of television channels are automatically simultaneously monitored by a primary mo ...


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William J Barbiaux, Timothy D McCarthy, Steven D Bromley, Gary W Milliorn: Vehicle monitoring arrangement and system. Motorola, Robert J Crawford, February 14, 1989: US04804937 (248 worldwide citation)

A vehicle monitoring system is described having an arrangement installed within a vehicle, wherein the system includes an external data terminal for communicating information to a remotely located base station. The arrangement includes a plurality of communication modules, each being capable of comm ...


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Robert Frigg, Paul Gisin, Stephan M Perren, Urs Jenny, Gebhard Ritter: Sighting instrument. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, February 14, 1989: US04803976 (232 worldwide citation)

A sighting instrument, particularly for surgical purposes, comprising a handle, a tool socket and a direction finder which may be held between a radiation source and a radiation receiver, the position of which can be represented visibly by means of an image converter, allowing continuous adjustment ...


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Donald F Specht, Tim S Wihl, Scott A Young, James J Hager Jr, Matthew B Lutzker: Automatic photomask and reticle inspection method and apparatus including improved defect detector and alignment sub-systems. KLA Instruments Corporation, Rosenblum Parish & Bacigalpi, February 14, 1989: US04805123 (202 worldwide citation)

A photomask and reticle inspection method and apparatus wherein a selected surface area of an object is inspected and a first stream of data having signal values representing the image content of each pixel thereof is generated, a second stream of data having signal values representing the intended ...


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Donald W Rouse, Lawrence B Horwitz, E Thomas Wiggins: Distribution energy management system. Sangamo Weston, Sanford J Asman, February 14, 1989: US04804938 (181 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional data communications distribution network is established between the system operations center (SOC) and customer terminals of a load management and electrical energy distribution system. The distribution network comprises independent processor controlled, primary communications interf ...


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Melanie Kitson, Peter S Williams: Alcohols production by hydrogenation of carboxylic acids. BP Chemicals, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, February 14, 1989: US04804791 (171 worldwide citation)

Ethanol is produced from acetic acid or propanol is produced from propionic acid by contacting either acetic acid or propionic acid in the vapor phase with hydrogen at elevated temperature and a pressure in the range from 1 to 150 bar in the presence of a catalyst comprising as essential components ...


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Robert Groover III, Roger A Haken, Thomas C Holloway: Process for making integrated circuits having titanium nitride triple interconnect. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rodney M Anderson, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, February 14, 1989: US04804636 (169 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a process for making VLSI integrated circuits and a local interconnect system, wherein first poly, second poly and moat are all interconnected in any desired pattern by a TiN local interconnect. No masks are required beyond those which would be required for the two poly levels and local ...


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Seraphin B Calo, Krishnamurthi Kannan, Suk S Soo, Thomas G Burket, John W Wiley Jr: Electronic system for accessing graphical and textual information. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas P Dowd, Marc D Schechter, February 14, 1989: US04805134 (168 worldwide citation)

An architecture for the implementation of an information utility for accessing information and executing transactions on an interactive basis between Videotex databases and individual end user terminals, some or all of which may be remotely located with respect to each other. The utility may be asso ...


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Hiroshi Sahara, Yoshimi Watanabe: Signal transmission system for a CATV system. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, Donald S Dowden, February 14, 1989: US04805014 (165 worldwide citation)

A CATV (cable television) signal transmitting system for use with a broadcast satellite system includes a receiving stage for receiving a broadcast satellite station signal consisting of base-band video signals and a sub-channel digital audio signals PSK (phase shift keying)-modulated on sub-carrier ...