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James A Oliver: System and method for detecting bubbles in a flowing fluid. Eastman Kodak Company, Francis H Boos Jr, August 27, 1991: US05043706 (32 worldwide citation)

Reliability of bubble or particle detection in a flowing fluid is improved using a pulsed doppler frequency detector. When an echo signal is received, impliedly indicating the existence of a bubble or particle in the carrier fluid, then, based on the flow rate of the carrier fluid, a predetermined t ...


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James A Oliver: Holder for a hair dryer. Norman B Rainer, June 16, 1987: US04673148 (24 worldwide citation)

A holder device adapted to be affixed to a vertical wall accommodates an electric hair dryer having an elongated barrel and permits easy insertion of the dryer into and removal from the holder. The holder has a mounting bracket and an arm pivotably engaged by the bracket and adapted to be easily mov ...


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James A Oliver: Method and apparatus for decoding multi-level bar codes or bi-level bar codes. Eastman Kodak Company, Dennis R Arndt, November 21, 1995: US05468946 (18 worldwide citation)

This is a bar code decoding method and apparatus that decodes the bar codes from digital video data. The apparatus will decode multi-level bar codes, as well as bi-level bar codes, but only a single format bar code at any given time. Data acquisition is via an optical scanner that generates a data s ...


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Alan K Wallace, James A Oliver: Rotary induction machine having control of secondary winding impedance. Heller DeJulio Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 19, 2000: US06163137 (15 worldwide citation)

A rotary induction machine in which operating characteristics of the machine are controlled by adding impedance elements to the rotor windings in which the impedance elements are stationary and connected to the rotor windings by a rotary transformer.


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Alan K Wallace, James A Oliver: Rotary induction machine having control of secondary winding impedance. Heller DeJulio Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 16, 1999: US05986438 (14 worldwide citation)

A rotary induction machine having wound primary and secondary windings with resistive means connected in series with secondary windings and inductive reactive means connected across said resistive means, with the inductive reactance means and resistive means selected to provide an effective resistan ...


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Reginald G S Banks, David R Bates, Stephen D Jones, James A Oliver: Methanation catalysts. British Gas, Staas & Halsey, August 9, 1988: US04762815 (1 worldwide citation)

Silicon containing methanation catalysts e.g. those prepared by coprecipitation techniques, may be stabilized to prevent leaching of silicon species by a hydrothermal treatment comprising heating the reduced catalyst in a steam reducing gas atmosphere, lowering the temperature until liquid water spe ...


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James A Oliver: Remote programming of microprocessor equipment over a standard serial port. Eastman Kodak Company, Nelson Adrian Blish, David A Novais, June 15, 1999: US05913056 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reprogramming a microprocessor through a serial port (18) is disclosed. An administrative computer (14) is connected to a serial port (18) on a machine (12) containing the microprocessor to be reprogrammed. A first sequence of signals is sent from the administrative comput ...


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Bruce A Link, Wai Hung Dye, James A Oliver: Method and apparatus for continuous synchronization of a plurality of asynchronous data sources. Eastman Kodak Company, Nelson Adrian Blish, November 27, 2007: US07301971

An apparatus and method for continuous synchronization of a pair of independently clocked asynchronous data streams (100, 101) consisting of raster data from independent imaging acquisition systems comprises a means for acquiring individual rasters from a first stream of data. A counter for counting ...


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Gregory A Epplin, James A Oliver, Ben A Davila, William R Most: Method and apparatus for operating an implement for a machine. Caterpillar, Wiliam Beckman, September 8, 2009: US07584941

A method and apparatus for operating an implement for a machine is provided. The machine has a body, a pump, an implement, an operator station, a first operator input device, and a second operator input device. The pump is mounted to the body and has a first operating range. The implement is mounted ...


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