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Ink cartridge for an ink jet printer
Inventor: Rezanka, Ivan
Notes: Ink jet technology is used for a variety of printing applications, and has also been considered for drug delivery.
Method and system for long distance navigation and communication
Inventors: Anderson, Roy E.
Notes: While the Global Positioning System (GPS) was originally developed for military use, it has since been applied for numerous commercial applications.
Electron discharge device system
Notes: Travelling Wave Tubes (TWTs) are used in transponders to amplify weak uplink signals, enabling such devices as satellite TV.
Waveguide for electromagnetic waves
Inventors: Charles, Cecil E.; Charles, Kuen Kao
Notes: Optical fibers became a viable medium for telecommunications once attenuation was reduced below 20 decibels per kilometer.
Light-emitting diode with an electrically conductive window
Inventors: Fletcher, Robert M.; Kuo, Chihping; Osentowski, Timothy D.; Robbins, Virginia M.
Notes: The first commercially viable red and yellow Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) were developed in the late 1980's.
X-Y position indicator for a display system
Inventors: Engelbart, Douglas C.
Notes: The basic computer mouse was developed in the 1960's at Stanford Research Institute.
Improvements in or relating to wireless systems
Inventors: Watson-Watt, Robert A.
Notes: Robert Watson-Watt and other scientists began radar research and development in 1936 at Bawdsey Manor in the UK.
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