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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Lai Wo Fung: Massively parallel processor computer. Ronald F Sandler, John R Manning, John O Tresansky, April 12, 1983: US04380046 (344 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for processing multidimensional data with strong spatial characteristics, such as raw image data, characterized by a large number of parallel data streams in an ordered array, comprises a large number (e.g. 16,384 in a 128.times.128 array) of parallel processing elements operating simul ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, John K Salisbury Jr: Controller arm for a remotely related slave arm. Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, Armand McMillan, July 10, 1979: US04160508 (232 worldwide citation)

A segmented controller arm configured and dimensioned to form a miniature kinematic replica of a remotely related slave arm. The arm includes a plurality of joints for affording segments of the arm simultaneous angular displacement about a plurality of pairs of intersecting axes, a plurality of posi ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, George D Doland: Random digital encryption secure communication system. Carl O McClenny, John R Manning, Marvin F Matthews, July 27, 1982: US04341925 (120 worldwide citation)

A new and improved secure communication system is provided. A product code, formed from two pseudorandom sequences of digital bits, is used to encipher or scramble data prior to transmission. The two pseudorandom sequences are periodically changed at intervals before they have had time to repeat. On ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Richard P Tschirch, Kenneth R Sidman: Heat sealable, flame and abrasion resistant coated fabric. Russell E Schlorff, John R Manning, Marvin F Matthews, August 18, 1981: US04284682 (118 worldwide citation)

Flame retardant, abrasion resistant elastomeric compositions comprised of thermoplastic polyurethane polymer and flame retarding amounts of a filler selected from decabromodiphenyloxide and antimony oxide in a 3:1 weight ratio, and decabromodiphenyloxide, antimony oxide, and ammonium polyphosphate i ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Taylor G Wang, Daniel D Elleman: Method and apparatus for producing concentric hollow spheres. Monte F Mott, John R Manning, July 21, 1981: US04279632 (104 worldwide citation)

Hollow spheres with precisely concentric inner and outer spherical surfaces are formed by applying vibrations to a nonconcentric hollow sphere while it is at an elevated temperature at which it is fluid or plastic, the vibrations producing internal flows which cause the inner and outer surfaces to b ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Robert K Robinson, Harry M Tomlinson: Fuselage structure using advanced technology fiber reinforced composites. Howard J Osborn, John R Manning, January 12, 1982: US04310132 (96 worldwide citation)

A fuselage structure is disclosed in which the skin is comprised of layers of a matrix fiber reinforced composite, with the stringers reinforced with the same composite material. The high strength to weight ratio of the composite, particularly at elevated temperatures, and its high modulus of elasti ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, I Ping Yu: Multiple band circularly polarized microstrip antenna. Carl O McClenny, John R Manning, Marvin F Matthews, August 19, 1980: US04218682 (86 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a multiple band antenna assembly for communicating electromagnetic radiation. An antenna element stack is constructed of a plurality of elliptical lamina antenna elements mutually separated by layers of dielectric material, and separated from a ground plane by dielectric material. The a ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Paul P Zebus, Poley N Packer, Cyrus C Haynie: Variable contour securing system. Marvin J Marnock, John R Manning, Marvin F Matthews, May 9, 1978: US04088312 (78 worldwide citation)

A variable contour securing system has a retaining structure for a member whose surface contains a variable contour. The retaining mechanism includes a spaced array of adjustable spindles mounted on a housing. Each spindle has a base member support cup at one end thereof. A vacuum source is applied ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Peter F MacDoran: System for near real-time crustal deformation monitoring. Monte F Mott, John R Manning, Paul F McCaul, October 9, 1979: US04170776 (66 worldwide citation)

A system for use in detecting earth crustal deformation using an RF interferometer technique for such purposes as earthquake predictive research and eventual operational predictions. A lunar based RF transmission or transmissions from earth orbiting satellites are received at two locations on Earth, ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Hendrik J C Gelderloos: Reconfiguring redundancy management. Carl O McClenny, John R Manning, Marvin F Matthews, April 27, 1982: US04327437 (57 worldwide citation)

Input signals from sensor (S) in a redundancy management system are provided redundantly in parallel so that a primary control signal may be selected. Median value signals for groups of three sensors are detected in median value selectors (30, 32, 34, 36, 40) of selection filters (F). The detected m ...