Brothers Benton H, Christianson William O, Hunter Larry L, Hunter Max R, Stauder Bob E, Sitler Donald D: Portable electronic thermometer and method of temperature measurement. LaBarge, Koenig Senniger Powers and Leavitt, July 9, 1974: US3822598 (56 worldwide citation)

An electronic thermometer having a probe for introduction into a region having a temperature to be measured. The probe includes a temperature sensitive impedance element having a heat sensing relationship with the region when the probe is introduced thereinto. Timing means is provided for initiating ...

Dube George, Sitler Donald D, Flock Stephen T: Laser with matte crystal element and container unit. Venisect, SCHNEIDER Carol A, February 5, 1998: WO/1998/004320

The present invention eliminates the halo ring of a solid state laser's output by creating a surface finish of the crystal element (20), which is matte only over part of its surface. The present invention also employs mirrored surfaces (124, 126) applied to the ends of the crystal element. By making ...