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Marvin L Higgins, Bill Eaton, Eugene A Cooper, Clifford B Cordy Jr: Electroluminescent display drive system. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, November 17, 1987: US04707692 (57 worldwide citation)

A resonant mode energy recovery circuit is disclosed for supplying drive pulses to an electroluminescent (EL) display arranged as a matrix of pixels addressed by a plurality of column and row electrodes. An external inductor is used to alternately store and supply energy from the column electrodes o ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Charge transfer constant volt-second regulator. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, July 10, 1984: US04459539 (16 worldwide citation)

A voltage regulator circuit is disclosed which utilizes the stored charge on the intrinsic gate capacitance of a field effect transistor as the means to switch the power in a switch mode voltage regulator in conjunction with a constant volt-second regulator, where the stored charge is derived from t ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Backlighting for liquid crystal displays. Apple Computer, Jonathan B Penn, March 2, 1993: US05190365 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved backlighting system for electronic displays that require such backlighting is disclosed. The system comprises a fluorescent lamp with improved visible light generating means and a reflector means for channeling the light generated by the lamp into the electronic display. In particular, t ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Current spike protection circuit for switch-mode power supplies. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, Roland I Griffin, June 26, 1984: US04456950 (7 worldwide citation)

A circuit which prevents the flow of excess spikes of magnetization current in the primary windings of a transformer used in a switch mode power supply is disclosed. The circuit comprises an AC coupled, peak detecting, negative feedback path from a current sensing resistor in the primary windings of ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Simplified cradle and dish for a solar powered high-pressure steam generator. June 24, 1997: US05640950 (3 worldwide citation)

A cradle and concentrator dish for solar powered high pressure steam generation is described. The cradle permits the dish to rotate around the declination axis to follow the sun through its seasonal motions. The cradle with the dish rotates around the polar axis to follow the sun through its daily m ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Better balanced canard airplane with forward engine. Seed IP Law Group PLLC, October 17, 2006: US07121503 (1 worldwide citation)

To optimize the performance of a canard airplane with an engine in front, the canard is mounted forward of its location in existing canard airplanes. Specifically, the canard is located with its leading edge significantly ahead of the firewall. This allows the canard to be mounted higher on the fuse ...


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Clifford B Cordy Jr: Axial flow cooling for air-cooled engines. Seed IP Law Group PLLC, November 17, 2009: US07617804

A head for an air-cooled engine having at least two cylinders, each cylinder having a longitudinal axis, the head having a rocker arm mounted to rotate about a rocker arm axis in the head, the head further including an intake port and an exhaust port, and the head mounted on a first cylinder of the ...


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