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Ching W Tang, Chin H Chen, Ramanuj Goswami: Electroluminescent device with modified thin film luminescent zone. Eastman Kodak Company, Carl O Thomas, September 6, 1988: US04769292 (1185 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescent device is disclosed having a luminescent zone of less than one .mu.m in thickness comprised of an organic host material capable of sustaining hole-electron recombination and a fluorescent material capable of emitting light in response to energy released by hole-electron recombi ...


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Eddie K M Chan, Robin G Pauley, James H Brauker, Lecon Woo: Laminated barriers for tissue implants. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, Sarah E Bates, Daniel D Ryan, September 26, 1995: US05453278 (237 worldwide citation)

Improved Implant assemblies and methodologies provide immuno-protection for implanted allografts, xenografts, and isografts. The assemblies and methodologies establish an improved boundary between the host and the implanted cells. The boundary structure is laminated, combining elements having differ ...


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Michael J Street, John A Benson, John A Marchant, Arthur L Wilkin, Clive J Allen: Automatic milking of animals. National Research Development Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 3, 1991: US05069160 (152 worldwide citation)

An arrangement to apply a milking apparatus to the udder of an animal at a milking point including a store for the apparatus, a handling device having an elongate arm to support and move the apparatus between an apparatus acquisition point and the milking point, a stall to define a specific space fo ...


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George E Hanauer: Milking method and related apparatus. Agri Automation Company, Mattern Ware Stoltz & Fressola, July 17, 1990: US04941433 (146 worldwide citation)

Milking machine methods and apparatus facilitating automatic attachment to the dairy cow's udder, incorporate upstanding thin-walled flexible conical teat cup entrance portals, with the four teat cups preferably positioned upright in a trapezoidal configuration, free for lateral and longitudinal mov ...


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Sten Jakobson, Karl Rabold: Milking method and an apparatus therefor. Alfa Laval, Cyrus S Hapgood, April 2, 1985: US04508058 (139 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of milking loose-housing cows which find their way individually to one or more feeding stalls where they are automatically identified and fed with the aid of a computer connected to the identification and feeding means.


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Robert Christopher Hall, Stephan Robert Lee, Diane Susan Spencer, Michael John Street, Jan Stein, Benny Ornerfors: Teat location for milking. Alfa Laval Agri, Melvin I Stoltz, August 10, 1999: US05934220 (135 worldwide citation)

A method of guiding a milking apparatus support towards at least one teat of a milk animal, characterized in that the method comprises the following steps: moving a support to a fixed start position within a stall; illuminating a region expected to contain at least one udder with a sheet of light fr ...


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Van Der Lely Edwin, Van Den Berg Karel: An implement for milking an animal as well as a method of connecting teat cups to the teats of same.. Lely Nv C Van Der, March 28, 1990: EP0360354-A1 (134 worldwide citation)

An implement for milking an animal, e.g. a cow, which implement includes a robot arm (6) adapted to carry near its end one or more teat cups (45 to 48), and coupling means (50) for applying each teat cup to a relevant teat of the animal's udder. Furthermore, there are provided sensor means (51), wit ...


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Jan Eriksson: Method and a device for cleaning teats of an animal. DeLaval Holding, Timothy Platt, July 15, 2003: US06591784 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a device for injecting a cleaning liquid into a teat cleaning cup (


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Van Der Lely Ary, Bom Cornelis Johannes Gerardus: Implement for automatically milking an animal.. Lely Nv C Van Der, July 23, 1986: EP0188303-A1 (123 worldwide citation)

An implement for automatically milking an animal, such as a cow (1), including guide means (2) positioned near the animal, detection means (9,80,81,62,68) for determining the position of the animal and means for attaching the milking cluster (4) to the udder of the animal, which implement may be pro ...


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Cornelis van der Lely: Apparatus for milking animals. Penrose Lucas Albright, April 18, 2000: US06050219 (120 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals, such as cows, comprising a movable floor which carries four milking compartments. Each milking compartment has a computer controlled milking robot. The movable floor may be a rotating circular platform on which the four milking compartments are located adjacent its ...