Michael S Beard, Curtis Puetz, James W Conroy: One-piece SC adapter. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 31, 1994: US05317663 (463 worldwide citation)

An adapter for holding two fiber optic connectors in coaxial alignment. The connectors include a generally cylindrical ferrule having an axial bore and a ferrule holder having means for retaining the ferrule and a raised ridge located on its outer surface. The connector further includes a grip housi ...

Fusao Suga, Narutoshi Minami: Measurement of electrocardiographic wave and sphygmus. Casio Computer, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, May 31, 1994: US05316008 (414 worldwide citation)

A device is used for precisely measuring an electrocardiographic wave and sphygmus. The device displays a number of sphygmus or the highest and lowest blood pressure on the basis of measured data. In the device, it is judged if an electrocardiographic wave signal generated from an electrocardiograph ...

James E Coutre, Wayne P Griffin, Charles M Crisler: Infusion fluid management system. Abbott Laboratories, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, May 31, 1994: US05317506 (407 worldwide citation)

An infusion management and pumping system is disclosed. Infusion prescriptions are generated and monitored by a pharmacy management system. Labels for each infusion to be given to a patient are generated and printed in a bar code format. Each label contains data regarding a prescribed infusion progr ...

Julio C Palmaz, Jean C LaBorde: Method for bilateral intra-aortic bypass. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, May 31, 1994: US05316023 (352 worldwide citation)

A bilateral intra-aortic bypass graft and method and apparatus for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm includes two tubular grafts which are intraluminally delivered to the aorta and secured to the aorta by the expansion and deformation of two expandable and deformable tubular members.

Stephen I Gallant: Method for document retrieval and for word sense disambiguation using neural networks. Robert M Asher, May 31, 1994: US05317507 (337 worldwide citation)

A method for storing and searching documents also useful in disambiguating word senses and a method for generating a dictionary of context vectors. The dictionary of context vectors provides a context vector for each word stem in the dictionary. A context vector is a fixed length list of component v ...

Paul M Zavracky, John C C Fan, Robert McClelland, Jeffrey Jacobsen, Brenda Dingle, Mark B Spitzer: Single crystal silicon arrayed devices for display panels. Kopin Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, May 31, 1994: US05317236 (313 worldwide citation)

A display panel is formed using a single crystal thin-film material that may be transferred to substrates for display fabrication. Pixel arrays form light valves or switches that can be fabricated with control electronics in the thin-film material prior to transfer. The resulting circuit panel is th ...

Armand A Gregoli, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer, Erdal Yildirim: Process for recovery of hydrocarbons and rejection of sand. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, May 31, 1994: US05316664 (280 worldwide citation)

A process suitable for operation at a mine site for recovering a hydrocarbon from a hydrocarbon bearing sand comprising the steps of mixing a chemical additive with a chemical composition and with a hydrocarbon bearing sand containing hydrocarbon and residual solids including clay, at a temperature ...

Joseph P Kennedy, Christopher D Roller, Robert W Hooper: Passive high accuracy geolocation system and method. E Systems, Rogers & Killeen, May 31, 1994: US05317323 (270 worldwide citation)

A system for accurately locating a mobile cellular radio includes plural radio receivers, the position of each being precisely known, a satellite-based time source for providing the actual time of arrival of a radio signal at the plural radio receivers, and a device for removing multipath and cochan ...

David I Dunthorn: Diffusion-assisted position location particularly for visual pen detection. Luedeka Neely & Graham, May 31, 1994: US05317140 (250 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for optically determining the direction of an object, such as a pointer, relative to an imaging system, particularly systems where triangulation is employed to determine the location of a pointer within a generally planar viewing field, such as a touch screen. Rather than employi ...

Leonard C Vercellotti, Alan F Mandel, Richard J Ravas, John C Schlotterer, James A Neuner: Dual mode electronic identification system. Westinghouse Electric, G R Jarosik, May 31, 1994: US05317309 (238 worldwide citation)

A dual mode electronic identification system using a tag which has a RF receiver and transmitter contained therein. In the first mode the tag responds to an interrogation signal by transmitting identification data to the interrogator. In the second mode the tag periodically transmits an identificati ...