Michel Vert, Francois Chabot, Jean Leray, Pascal Christel: New prosthesis parts, their preparation and their application. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Cushman Darby & Cushman, July 21, 1981: US04279249 (141 worldwide citation)

Osteosynthesis parts are made of an absorbable polymer composition consisting of a matrix of lactic acid homopolymer, or a copolymer very high in lactic acid units, having discrete reinforcement elements embedded therein. The reinforcement elements are made of glycolic acid homopolymer or copolymers ...

Michel B Armand, Michel Duclot: Electrochemical generators for producing current and new materials for their manufacture. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, December 1, 1981: US04303748 (128 worldwide citation)

Invention concerning an electrochemical generator producing current, the electrolyte 2 of which is constituted by a solid solution of an alkali salt M.sup.+ X.sup.- within a plastic, macromolecular material, constituted by homo and/or copolymers essentially with non-cross-linked chains derived from ...

Claude Bernard: Measuring head enabling the production of physiological measurement signals designed to be positioned on or in corporeal parts. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Larson and Taylor, October 13, 1981: US04294258 (121 worldwide citation)

The measuring head enables the production of measuring signals relating to electrical activity and measuring signals relating to an ionic or physico-chemical activity, notably pH, and is designed to be located on or in parts of a living body, notably on the head of an unborn infant. It comprises an ...

Genevieve Guillemin, Jean Louis Patat, Alain Patel: Biodegradable implant useable as a bone prosthesis. Etablissement Public dit Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 2, 1982: US04356572 (103 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable bone prosthesis or implant is made of a coherent material comprising calcium carbonate in crystalline form. The prosthesis or implant is in the form of a filler or replacement part for bone substance. It can also be in the form of a pin or screw.

Lemaitre Gerard: Method for producing optical elements with aspherical surfaces. Etablissment Public Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, September 26, 1972: US3693301 (83 worldwide citation)

A method for producing optical elements with aspherical surfaces with a pneumatic device for deforming the plates to be formed into optical elements. The plates are deformed by reducing the pressure in a central chamber independently of the reduction of pressure in one or more concentric annular cha ...

Alain Vidal, Gerard Riess, Jean Baptiste Donnet: Process for grafting polymers on carbon black through free radical mechanism. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Littlepage Quaintance Murphy & Dobyns, March 29, 1977: US04014844 (75 worldwide citation)

A process for grafting polymers on carbon black through a free radical mechanism comprising contacting of the black with the polymer and a thermal treatment.

De Bennetot Michel Cotton: Apparatus for intracorporeal control, in particular of the cross-section of an organic vessel or duct. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, July 31, 1973: US3749098 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for causing a semi-permanent constriction of an intracorporeal duct comprises a synchronous magnetic coupling having driving and driven rotors and in accordance with the invention, a flexible transmission connecting the output shaft of the driven rotor to an intracorporeal valve provide ...

Michel B Armand, Fouzia El Kadiri Cherkaoui el Moursli: Bis perhalogenoacyl -or sulfonyl-imides of alkali metals, their solid solutions with plastic materials and their use to the constitution of conductor elements for electrochemical generators. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Societe Nationale Elf Aquitaine, Weiser & Stapler, March 19, 1985: US04505997 (63 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to novel ionic compounds which can be incorporated in polymers whose monomer units include at least one hetroatom, particularly oxygen or nitrogen adapted to form bonds of the donor-acceptor type with the cation of the ionic compound, the solid solutions obtained being utilizab ...

Renard Michael Claude Albert, Mailfert Alain: Rotary electric machine with super-conducting winding. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Larson Taylor and Hinds, September 9, 1975: US3904901 (56 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous rotary electric machine comprises a stator in which a field coil or inductor of superconducting material rotates. The field coil is in a cryostat rotating with it and has a purely electromagnetic coupling with an electrically conducting and amagnetic rotary assembly comprising a tran ...

Maurice Liesse: Percussion apparatus. Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche, Charles E Brown, April 29, 1980: US04200213 (50 worldwide citation)

A percussion apparatus, for example for driving nails or staples, having an auxiliary piston which when released thrusts a main operating piston to an intermediate position. The auxiliary piston transfers a metered quantity of gaseous fuel together with combustion supporting air to a space between t ...