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Steven R Slawson, Ronald A Hauptli, Chris R Roberts, Allan I Krauter, Ervin Goldfain: Focusing mechanism. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinsk, May 21, 2002: US06390625 (142 worldwide citation)


A focusing mechanism for an optical instrument includes an eyepiece having at least one lens element retained within an eyepiece housing, a stationary carrier for retaining the eyepiece, and a rotatable thumb wheel. A pair of levers operatively connect the eyepiece housing with the rotatable thumb w ...


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Shinichiro Umemura, Kenichi Kawabata, Koji Kawaguchi, Hiroshi Ikeda: Ultrasound therapeutic system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, July 25, 1995: US05435311 (129 worldwide citation)


In an ultrasound therapeutic system provided with an ultrasound transmitter having a focusing mechanism and a plurality of groups of ultrasound transmitters/receivers, each of which has a controllable directivity, each of the transmitters/receivers is constructed so as to be able to receive both ech ...


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Shinichi Okita, Tsuneyuki Hagiwara: Scanning exposure apparatus. Nikon Corporation, Synnestvedt & Lechner, January 31, 2006: US06992751 (101 worldwide citation)


A scanning exposure apparatus which promptly analyzes a cause for a variation in exposure line width. The scanning exposure apparatus includes a mask stage on which a mask is placed, a wafer stage on which a wafer is placed, a focusing mechanism which detects surface position information of the wafe ...


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Lonnie W Smith: Saber saw tracing light. Robert E Strauss, Plante Strauss & Vanderburgh, May 30, 1989: US04833782 (70 worldwide citation)


This invention comprises a focused light attachment for use with a portable power-driven hand saw, particularly a saber saw. The invention comprises a light source such as an electric lamp with a suitable electrical power source and a focusing mechanism for projecting a very narrow beam of light. Th ...


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Robert E Howell: Method and apparatus for viewing and measuring damage in an inaccessible area. United Technologies Corporation, Robert C Walker, March 14, 1978: US04078864 (53 worldwide citation)


An optical viewing tube having an eyepiece at one end and a viewing prism at an optical tip at the other end is provided with an optical system therebetween which will provide a focus for an object being viewed. A distance indicating disk or device on said tube is movable by a focusing mechanism to ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky: Method of notifying users regarding motion artifacts based on image analysis. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 29, 2009: US07639889 (49 worldwide citation)


A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured by the apparatus. The digital proce ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky: Method and apparatus for initiating subsequent exposures based on determination of motion blurring artifacts. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 29, 2009: US07639888 (45 worldwide citation)


A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing, invoking subsequent image captures and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured ...


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Charles Lynn Chidester, Mark Alan Heber: X-ray tube having improved focal spot control. Varian Medical Systems, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 20, 2002: US06438207 (41 worldwide citation)


An x-ray tube having a cathode and an anode disposed within an evacuated housing is disclosed. The cathode is spaced apart from a target surface formed on the anode and the anode is placed at a positive voltage relative to the cathode so that electrons emitted from the cathode accelerate towards and ...


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Jack C Hammack, Steven R Hammack: Digital record and replay binoculars. Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, July 11, 2000: US06088053 (39 worldwide citation)


A combined binocular viewing and digital recording device includes a binocular telescope wherein the binocular telescope includes a pair of monocular components (12a,b). Each monocular component (12a,b) has an image viewing end and an image receiving end. The monocular components (12a,b) include a f ...


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David J Alessio: Flashlight. Eveready Battery Company, Michael C Pophal, June 27, 2006: US07066622 (39 worldwide citation)


A flashlight that can be adjusted to provide different size light patterns at a predefined distance from the light is disclosed. The light patterns are always in-focus thereby providing well defined and uniformly illuminated areas of light. The focusing mechanism utilizes stationary lenses and a mov ...



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