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Sammie C Beach Jr, Gary R Peter, Larry E Unger: Ice dispenser. White Consolidated, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, December 28, 1993: US05273219 (95 worldwide citation)

An ice dispenser provides a storage bin in which ice cubes manufactured by an ice maker are stored until used. A powered agitator within the bin operates to move cubes to an exit end where they enter a lifting and metering drum. From the lifting and metering drum the ice cubes, in one embodiment, pa ...


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James J Cowan: Holographic optical data storage medium. Polaroid Corporation, Francis J Caufield, March 12, 1991: US04999234 (70 worldwide citation)

A hologram is fabricated by opening a volume phase reflection hologram formed in a recording medium such as a positive photoresist. The opening occurs by forming a second hologram, such as an off-axis hologram, in the same recording medium. The opened hologram can be replicated in metal and the meta ...


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Frank Chang: Front-lifting wastebasket for paper shredder also served as garbage bin. Michilin Prosperity, Dennison Schultz Dougherty and MacDonald, November 8, 2005: US06962301 (55 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a front-lifting wastebasket for paper shredder also serving as garbage bin, having: a conventional strip-cut paper shredder or cross-cut paper shredder; an injection molded wastebasket, the wastebasket including: a base, an outer bin, and a front-lifting inner bin, wherein ...


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Daniel M Brown, Peter Scott Erbach, Joseph Larry Pezzaniti, Takahisa Minamitani: Autostereoscopic display with rotated microlens and method of displaying multidimensional images, especially color images. MEMS Optical, Keady Olds & Maier PLLC, November 30, 2004: US06825985 (55 worldwide citation)

A display and method of displaying multidimensional images on an autostereoscopic display includes establishing a lenslet array to include a plurality of lens elements. There is an interlacing of a plurality of multiple images on the display with a fanning of the multiple images out into an angular ...


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James Albert Walker: Micro-mechanical modulator having an improved membrane configuration. Lucent Technologies, October 12, 1999: US05966235 (50 worldwide citation)

An optical modulator that contains a flexible dielectric membrane suspended over a substrate. The flexible membrane is made of a dielectric material such as silicon nitride. In one embodiment of the invention, the flexible membrane has an optically active region. A contact region is maintained in th ...


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Jose Chakkoru Palathingal: Automobile side view mirror with zig-zagged surface. June 13, 2000: US06074068 (49 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is related to a mirror device for use particularly as a side view mirror for automobiles. Side view mirrors presently in common use comprise of plane mirrors, and are required to be of a limited size. Because of the required small size, the directional range of view such mirrors provi ...


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Gregory Thory: Controlled pressure multi-cylinder riser tensioner and method. HydraLift, Derek R Van Gilder, December 8, 1998: US05846028 (43 worldwide citation)

A controlled-pressure multi-cylinder riser tensioner has a plurality of preferably six control-cylinder units (1) with proximal ends (2) attached pivotally to a bottom surface of an operational floor (3) and distal ends (5) attached pivotally to a riser-tensioner ring (6). Pressure lines (20, 38) in ...


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Taihoon K Matlin, Eric Gach: Shredder with thickness detector. Fellowes, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 22, 2009: US07635102 (42 worldwide citation)

A shredder is disclosed. The shredder includes a housing having a throat for receiving at least one article to be shredded, and a shredder mechanism received in the housing and including an electrically powered motor and cutter elements. The shredder mechanism enables the at least one article to be ...


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Noboru Yamada, Hitoshi Minegishi: Lens and lens holding devices. Olympus Optical Company, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 5, 1987: US04662717 (42 worldwide citation)

A lens and a lens holding device make it possible to construct a compound lens or to secure a lens to a lens barrel by providing protrusions and/or depressions on a joint surface or surfaces of a lens and/or a lens contact surface of a lens barrel and interconnecting the protrusions and the depressi ...


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James C Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Fletcher, Maurice J Argoud, Jack Jolley, Walter L Walker: Lightweight reflector assembly. Monte F Mott, John R Manning, Wilfred Grifka, July 12, 1977: US04035065 (40 worldwide citation)

An inexpensive, lightweight reflective assembly member having good optical quality is provided. The reflective assembly is particularly adaptable to accommodating temperature variations without providing destructive thermal stresses and reflective slope errors. The reflective assembly may consist of ...



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