Masayuki Katagiri, Masanori Watanabe, Kazutaka Uda, Masaya Hijikigawa, Shuhei Tsuchimoto, Yasuhiko Inami: Variable interferometric device and a process for the production of the same. 501 Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Irell & Manella, August 22, 1989: US04859060 (372 worldwide citation)

A variable interferometric device comprising a Fabry-Perot interferometer composed of a pair of reflecting substances facing each other with a space therebetween formed by spacers and a means for deforming at least one of the reflecting substances constituting said Fabry-Perot interferometer to ther ...

Ate J Meinema: Catheter sensor and memory unit. Sentron v o f, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, August 22, 1989: US04858615 (331 worldwide citation)

The sensor and memory unit (30, 92 or 94) includes a sensor assembly (34) having at least one sensor (48, 50 or 96) therein and a memory (18, 22, 70, 98) associated and fixed therewith. In one embodiment the memory (70, 98) is mounted in a memory module (38 or 90) which is connected by a multiconduc ...

Seiichi Sato: Game system. Namco, Oliff & Berridge, August 22, 1989: US04858930 (268 worldwide citation)

A game system comprises a home video game machine in which a game is played and the ability of a character which appears in the game is calculated and set with the progress of the game in accordance with a predetermined home game program and a commercial video game machine in which a game is played ...

WIlliam J Sanders: Cardiac probe enabling use of personal computer for monitoring heart activity or the like. ITH, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finely, August 22, 1989: US04858617 (258 worldwide citation)

A compact and economical probe unit has projecting electrodes for sensing minute voltage variations at spaced apart locations on a persons skin or other surface. Internal circuits generate serial form digital signals indicative of the voltage variations for transmission to a personal computer where ...

Salvatore J Stolfo, Daniel P Miranker: Binary tree parallel processor. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, August 22, 1989: US04860201 (255 worldwide citation)

A plurality of parallel processing elements are connected in a binary tree configuration, with each processing element except those in the highest and lowest levels being in communication with a single parent processing element as well as first and second (or left and right) child processing element ...

Carl F Schoeneberger, Allan B Bundens: Data communications system. General Instrument Corporation, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, August 22, 1989: US04860379 (243 worldwide citation)

A data communications system utilizes computer control at central and remote locations to provide general data acquisition and control functions as part of a cable television network. The data system includes a central data processor communicating with a plurality of remote data processors, each of ...

Peter H McQuilkin: Applicator. Femcare, Salter & Michaelson, August 22, 1989: US04858608 (229 worldwide citation)

The applicator is designed for easy assembly the joint being visible to the operator to ensure correct assembly and is provided with means for limiting movement of the operating head to prevent accidental over closure of a sterilization clip during entry.

Mark L Larson, Karl H Hanft, Desmond J O Farrell: Windshield moisture sensing control circuit. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, August 22, 1989: US04859867 (201 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a modulated optical moisture sensor control circuit for a vehicle windshield wiper. The control system includes a first detector providing a signal indicative of moisture on the windshield and a second detector providing a reference signal indicative of system variables, ...

Francis J Fry, Narendra T Sanghvi: Localization and therapy system for treatment of spatially oriented focal disease. Laboratory Equipment, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, August 22, 1989: US04858613 (190 worldwide citation)

A transducer assembly for visualization and treatment of transcutaneous and intraoperative sites includes in combination a visualization transducer and a treatment transducer, each of which are movable with both linear and rotary degrees of freedom. Movement of each transducer is by various motor an ...

James H Jannard: Cylindrical lens for sunglasses. Oakley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 22, 1989: US04859048 (186 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a cylindrical lens for use in a pair of sunglasses, comprising a unitary pane of transparent material curved about an axis and having a substantially constant radius such that the lens defines a portion of the wall of a cylinder. The arc length measured from a first distal end along the ...