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Eric Vallone, Suzanne Hassell, Michael McFarland, David A Johnson: System and method for the collection and display of network performance data in a communication network. Paradyne Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, May 2, 2006: US07039015 (102 worldwide citation)

A data delivery analysis report is generated by collecting various network performance parameters from a plurality of communication devices connected to a communication network. Logic located at a network management system collects and presents the network performance information to a network admini ...


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Scott Zimmerman, Paul Ferm, Lawrence Shacklette, Michael McFarland: Polarizer with an array of tapered waveguides. AlliedSignal, Melanie L Brown, Roger H Criss, May 28, 1996: US05521726 (50 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a polarizer element and an array of tapered waveguides in substantial contact with the polarizer element. The tapered end of each of the waveguides extends outward from the polarizer element. Each of the waveguides has a light input surface adjacent the polarizer eleme ...


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Donald C Mammato, Sangya Jain, Dana Durham, Mark A Spak, Douglas A Usifer, Michael McFarland: Method of producing an image reversal negative photoresist having a photo-labile blocked imide. Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Richard S Roberts, May 28, 1991: US05019488 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a negative image by coating a substrate with a photosensitive layer containing a blocked hydrophobic polymer capable of deblocking in the presence of an acid, and an oxime sulfonate ester or o-quinone-4-sulfonyl-containing diazide, then imagewise exposing, treating with a gase ...


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Michael McFarland Knott: Anatomically conforming nasogastric tube with normally-curved tip and method for using same. Patrick T Bever, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, November 25, 1997: US05690620 (16 worldwide citation)

A nasogastric (NG) tube provided with a normally-curved or normally-bent leading end. When passed, the normally-curved/bent leading end negotiates the nasopharynx with the tip of the NG tube biased to conform to the shape of the soft palate, thereby applying a reduced pressure against the posterior ...


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Joseph Gasiorek, Andrew H McMillan, Michael McFarland, James B Behm, John Brandow, Kurudi Muralidhar: Flowchart-based control system with active diagnostic objects. Entivity, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 18, 2005: US06845275 (14 worldwide citation)

A machine programming and control system includes a computer including a processor, memory, a display, and a device that is associated with a process. A flowcharting module executed by the computer generates and edits a flowchart that contains action and decision blocks which define logic for operat ...


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Michael McFarland Knott, Kyle Carmichael Knott: Anatomically conforming external compression device, new use of existing noseclip device, and method of exclusively external nasal compression, for treating anterior nosebleeds. Hugh L Holt, May 4, 1999: US05899918 (11 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to external, non-invasive compression devices to treat anterior nosebleeds and a method for using those external compression devices to treat anterior nosebleeds without the insertion of any material or device into the nasal cavity. This patent concerns a method for automatica ...


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Ryan Klinger, Michael McFarland: Basketball shooting accuracy aid. August 23, 2005: US06932723 (8 worldwide citation)

A basketball shooting accuracy aid includes a loop member including a top edge, a bottom edge and a peripheral wall extending between the top and bottom edges. The peripheral wall has an inner surface and an outer surface. The loop member has circular shape. An inner diameter of the loop member is a ...


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Michael McFarland, James Steenstra, Lee Reid, James Behm, Joseph Gasiorek, Kurudi Muralidhar, Thomas Harkaway: Flowchart-based control system including external functions. Entivity, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 22, 2004: US06754540 (7 worldwide citation)

A flowchart-based programming and control system includes a computer with a processor, memory, and a display. A device is associated with a process. A flowcharting module executed by the computer generates and edits flowchart source code that contains action and decision blocks which define logic fo ...


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D Michael McFarland, Lawrence A Bergman, Alexander F Vakakis: Device, a system and a method for transferring vibrational energy. NES Technologies, Patents TMS P C, August 4, 2009: US07568565 (5 worldwide citation)

A nonlinear attachment induces energy to be transferred and/or to be pumped from a primary system or primary structure to the nonlinear attachment. The nonlinear attachment is an essentially nonlinear device and functions as a nonlinear energy sink. The nonlinear attachment attaches to the primary s ...


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Yu Wang, Mingzhe Li, Ehsan Daeipour, Michael McFarland, Erik E Anderlind: Providing circuit switched service. CommScope Technologies, Fish & Richardson P C, January 12, 2016: US09237492 (2 worldwide citation)

An example process performed by a radio network access point configured to provide access to a first network that provides voice services includes: receiving a hand-off request at the radio network access point, where the hand-off request is for user equipment connected to a second network that prov ...