Patents by Inventor Ralph B. Nottingham

Ralph B. Nottingham has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4142696
    Abstract: 1. In a missile guidance system, that improvement which comprises, a missile having a rotatable section, a fin on the section adapted to rotate the section as the missile passes through the air and to steer the missile when the cone section is braked, an optical slit on the section, an electrical generator rotated by the section, means responsive to radiation from a target received by said slit to short the generator, thus providing a brake on the section so that the fin will steer the missile toward the source of radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 1962
    Date of Patent: March 6, 1979
    Assignee: Novatronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Ralph B. Nottingham