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Kevin W Smith, Matthew A Palmer, Korey R Kline, Derek Dee Deville: Method for surgical stapling and cutting device with dual actuating control knob. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Mayback & Hoffman P A, Gregory L Mayback, Rebecca A Tie, October 11, 2011: US08034077 (338 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a surgical end effector, including providing a control shaft having a longitudinal axis with a distal end effector assembly at least partially actuated by a displacement of an actuating part along the longitudinal axis and providing the control shaft with a proximal handle con ...


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Kevin W Smith, Matthew A Palmer, Korey R Kline, Derek Dee Deville: Surgical stapling and cutting device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Mayback & Hoffman P A, Gregory L Mayback, Rebecca A Tie, August 21, 2012: US08245898 (289 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes a control handle, an end effector, and a passive articulating joint connecting the end effector to the handle. The handle has a stapling actuator, an articulation joint actuator different from the stapling actuator, and a body through which the stapling and articulation joi ...


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Korey R Kline, Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales: Hybrid rocket motor using a turbopump to pressurize a liquid propellant constituent. Hy Pat Corporation, Gordon & Jacobson P C, February 3, 2004: US06684625 (24 worldwide citation)

A hybrid rocket motor includes a storage tank which stores an oxidizer under relatively low pressure, a turbopump preferably directly coupled to an outlet of the storage tank which pressurizes the oxidizer to a relatively high pressure, a combustion chamber including a solid fuel, and an injector be ...


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Kevin W Smith, Korey R Kline, Theodore C Slack Jr, Andrew E Mossberg: Hybrid rocket system and integrated motor for use therein. Environmental Aeroscience, Cushman Darby &Cushman IP Gorup of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 10, 1998: US05715675 (21 worldwide citation)

A hybrid rocket system and motor includes an oxidant tank communicating with a combustion chamber containing a solid fuel grain. The passage from the oxidant tank to the combustion chamber is obstructed by a fill tube which fills the oxidant tank with oxidant and pressurizes it. Once the tank is ful ...


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Korey R Kline, Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales: Integral solid booster and hybrid thrust sustaining system and projectile incorporating the same. Environmental Aeroscience, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, October 3, 2000: US06125763 (16 worldwide citation)

A rocket according to the invention includes a motor having a fuel chamber and an oxidizer tank, a nose portion provided forward of the motor, and a nozzle surrounded by fins provided aft of the motor. The fuel chamber is provided with a relatively central solid propellant, and a hybrid fuel surroun ...


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Korey R Kline, Kevin W Smith: Hybrid rocket motor having a precombustion chamber. Hy Pat Corporation, Gordon & Jacobson P C, January 20, 2004: US06679049 (14 worldwide citation)

A hybrid rocket motor is provided with a precombustion chamber supplied with propellant from separate fuel and oxidizer sources. The propellant can be in the form of gas or liquid and injected substantially tangentially into the head end of the hybrid motor adjacent the oxidizer injector to form a p ...


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Kevin W Smith, Korey R Kline, Theodore C Slack Jr, Andrew E Mossberg: Hybrid rocket system and integrated motor for use therein. Hy Pat Corporation, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, July 25, 2000: US06092366 (12 worldwide citation)

A hybrid rocket system and motor includes an oxidant tank communicating with a combustion chamber containing a solid fuel grain. The passage from the oxidant tank to the combustion chamber is obstructed by a fill tube which fills the oxidant tank with oxidant and pressurizes it. Once the tank is ful ...


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Anthony Joseph Cesaroni, Michael J Dennett, Korey R Kline, Kevin E Mahaffy, Kevin W Smith: Oxidizer package for propellant system for rockets. Victor E Libert, Frederick A Spaeth, Libert & Associates, November 18, 2003: US06647888 (11 worldwide citation)

An oxidizer package for a propellant system for a motor in which the oxidizer is separated from fuel grain, the oxidizer package comprising oxidizer material and an ignition system therefor in a wrapping or sealing material. A hybrid rocket comprising oxidizer material and fuel grain, the oxidizer m ...


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Korey R Kline, Kevin W Smith: Hybrid rocket motor having a precombustion chamber. Hy Pat Corporation, Gordon & Jacobson P C, October 26, 2004: US06807804 (10 worldwide citation)

A hybrid rocket motor is provided with a precombustion chamber supplied with propellant from separate fuel and oxidizer sources. The propellant can be in the form of gas or liquid and injected substantially tangentially into the head end of the hybrid motor adjacent the oxidizer injector to form a p ...


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Kevin W Smith, Korey R Kline, Theodore C Slack Jr: Hybrid rocket system and disposable cartridge for use therein. Hy Pat Corporation, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, July 4, 2000: US06082097 (9 worldwide citation)

A solid/fluid hybrid propulsion system for a projectile launchable from a launch platform includes a container having a fluid reactant therein, an outer casing, and a cartridge. The cartridge is constructed and arranged to be moved between an operative position in which at least a substantial portio ...