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Frank D D&apos Amelio, Dennis Reisdorf, John Johnston: Surgical probe adapted for smoke evacuation. Cabot Technology Corporation, Austin R Miller, May 22, 2001: US06234205 (81 worldwide citation)

A valved device is provided for controlling flow into or out from a surgical patient. It includes a body defining a flow passageway and a valve connected to the body in flow communication with the body's passageway. The valve includes a barrel and a piston extending into the barrel. Means is pr ...


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John Johnston, Robert J Dye, Steven H DaPonte: Multiple sensor heat alarm. McHale & Slavin P A, July 25, 2006: US07081811 (30 worldwide citation)

A multiple heat sensor alarm system for use in a vehicle to indicate that the interior temperature is above a preset limit has a control head with a microprocessor. Heat sensors or thermometers are placed at different points in the vehicle and connected to the microprocessor. The processor averages ...


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Angus Alexander Lyall, Robert John Johnston: Emulsified oil and sugar cereal coating and incorporating same. Nabisco, Spencer & Kaye, May 25, 1976: US03959498 (24 worldwide citation)

A one step process for applying sugar and an edible fat or oil to cereal bases. No separate step of spraying the oil into the cereal substrate is necessary. The invention also provides an emulsion cereal coating for achieving the above purpose, and a method of preparing said coating. A quantity of e ...


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Richard Albon, David John Johnston: Voltage controlled oscillators. Zarlink Semiconductor, Thompson Hine, January 27, 2004: US06683509 (21 worldwide citation)

A frequency synthesiser comprises a voltage controlled oscillator, VCO, having means for fine tuning the oscillator frequency and switchable capacitive elements for coarse tuning the oscillator frequency. First comparison means are provided for comparing the frequency and phase of the output of the ...


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Michael G Cousin, Jeffrey Cousin, Michelle Marcott, Deborah Campbell, Mark Pezzuti, John Johnston: Pop beads having elongated necks. Cousin Corporation of America, Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, June 11, 2002: US06401488 (18 worldwide citation)

Jewelry items such as rings, bracelets and necklaces are made of pop beads of novel construction. The structure includes a spherical body from which extends in a radial direction an elongate, flexible neck having a ball formed on its distal free end. The neck is sufficiently long to enable it to be ...


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Douglas E Vincent, John Johnston, Richard Upcavage: Adjustable probe. Cabot Technology Corporation, Austin R Miller, November 30, 1999: US05993410 (16 worldwide citation)

A probe is provided for adjustable use in the right or left hand of a user. It includes a valve barrel that can be rotated with respect to the probe's body so that the relative position of a valve port can be adjusted according to the preference of the user.


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John Johnston, William Anderson, Andrew Butler, David Titzler, Edward Cooper, Christopher Tackind, Heather Fleming: Multi-reel marking apparatus. February 19, 2008: US07331116 (7 worldwide citation)

A multi-line chalk reel is disclosed that may be comprised of three or more line reels disposed in a polar arrangement of parallel but distinct rotation axes that has a single method for engaging and disengaging a single drive arrangement to any one spool. This arrangement provides a variety of adva ...


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Michael G Cousin, Jeffrey Cousin, Michelle Marcott, Deborah Campbell, Mark Pezzuti, John Johnston: Pop beads having elongated necks. Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, August 16, 2005: US06928835 (5 worldwide citation)

Jewelry items such as rings, bracelets and necklaces are made of pop beads of novel construction. The structure includes a spherical body from which extends an elongate, flexible neck having a ball formed on its distal free end. The neck is sufficiently long to enable it to be formed into a loop so ...


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Steven Hollywood, John Johnston: Service node for a telephony network. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 11, 1998: US05793845 (5 worldwide citation)

A service node provides a shared added value service within a telephony network, such as a public switch telephone network. Peripheral devices, such as speech applications platforms shared announcement platforms and message recording platforms, are connected to a switch which operates under the cont ...


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John Johnston, Brian Roe: Automatic carriage return for exhaust removal system. Robert F Kramer, March 12, 2013: US08393277 (4 worldwide citation)

An automatic carriage return for an exhaust removal system having a carriage that is configured to translate along a track tube, the carriage being coupled at a first end to an exhaust extraction hose, the second end of the exhaust extraction hose being coupled to a vehicle exhaust for directing exh ...