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PATZ Samuel, HROVAT Mirko, BUTLER James P: [fr] SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS POUR MESURES PAR RÉSONANCE MAGNÉTIQUE PORTABLES DE PROPRIÉTÉS PULMONAIRES, [en] SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PORTABLE MAGNETIC RESONANCE MEASUREMENTS OF LUNG PROPERTIES. PATZ Samuel, HROVAT Mirko, BUTLER James P, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN S HOSPITAL, STONE Jonathan D, January 31, 2013: WO/2013/016639 (9 worldwide citation)

[en] A portable magnetic resonance (MR) system for quantitatively measuring properties of a subject's lungs, such as regional ventilation and lung density, is provided. The portable MR system includes a magnet, radio frequency (RF) coil assembly, and spectrometer system. The magnet can be positioned ...


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Butler James Patrick Joseph: Improvements in rotating biological contactors, and a method for their manufacture.. Butler James Patrick J, December 16, 1987: EP0249433-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

A rotating biological contactor for sewage effluent treatment comprises a semi-buoyant rotor (1) mounted on a shaft (3) including a surface (9,10) available as a biomass growth substrate. The rotor is defined by a drum (2) enclosing a plurality of coaxially mounted discs (9) each sandwiching therebe ...


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ANSAR MD TOFAIL Syed, BUTLER James: [fr] PROCÉDÉ DE FORMATION DUN ALLIAGE FRITTÉ DE NICKEL-TITANE-TERRE RARE (NI-T-RE), [en] METHOD OF FORMING A SINTERED NICKEL-TITANIUM-RARE EARTH (NI-TI-RE) ALLOY. ANSAR MD TOFAIL Syed, BUTLER James, UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK, GEORGIOU Sarah, April 25, 2013: WO/2013/057292 (3 worldwide citation)

[en] A method of forming a sintered nickel-titanium-rare earth (Ni-Ti-RE) alloy includes adding one or more powders comprising Ni, Ti, and a rare earth constituent to a powder consolidation unit comprising an electrically conductive die and punch connectable to a power supply. The one or more powder ...


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Buras Paul J, Lee William, Butler James R: Process for preparing bitumen compositions with reduced hydrogen sulfide emission. Fina Technology, Buras Paul J, Lee William, Butler James R, ALEXANDER David J, July 21, 2005: WO/2005/065177 (3 worldwide citation)

In methods of preparing asphalt including asphalt/elastomeric polymer compositions, it has been discovered that the emission or evolution of H2S can be reduced by adding certain H2S scavengers to the asphalt mixture, but that not every known H2S scavenger can be effective in this method. Particularl ...


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Butler James Arthur: Heating i.c. engine intake air. Butler James Arthur, August 24, 1983: GB2114655-A (2 worldwide citation)

Exhaust gas flows between pipes 5 and 6 through an exchanger 3 to heat air flowing from an air filter 4 to a diesel engine intake manifold 2. A bimetal thermostat 12 positions a throttle valve 17 which controls the proportions of the exhaust gas flowing through the exchanger 3 and over a finned heat ...


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Xiao Xin, Fussell Becky, Butler James, Gomez Brandi: Toluene disproportionation process utilizing mild sulfiding during startup. Fina Technology, Xiao Xin, Fussell Becky, Butler James, Gomez Brandi, ALEXANDER David, July 13, 2006: WO/2006/074254 (2 worldwide citation)

A process for the disproportionation of toluene over a nickel-modified mordenite catalyst which has been pretreated with mild sulfiding procedure. The sulfur dose is employed in a minor amount relative to the nickel content of the catalyst. The modified mordenite catalyst is contacted with a sulfur- ...


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Butler James R, Merrill Jim, Ledoux Marcus, Betbeze Michael: Treatment of alkylation catalyst poisons. Fina Technology, Butler James R, Merrill Jim, Ledoux Marcus, Betbeze Michael, ALEXANDER David J, September 8, 2006: WO/2006/093673 (2 worldwide citation)

Alkylation processes are described herein. The alkylation process generally includes contacting an input stream including benzene with an alkylation catalyst and an alkylating agent to form an alkylation output stream including ethylbenzene. The alkylation process further includes contacting at leas ...


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BUTLER James, KRISHNAN Ramaswamy, EHRLICHER Allen, WEITZ David A, FREDBERG Jeffrey J, PARK Chan Young: [fr] PLATES-FORMES DÉFORMABLES POUR DOSAGES BIOLOGIQUES, [en] DEFORMABLE PLATFORMS FOR BIOLOGICAL ASSAYS. BUTLER James, KRISHNAN Ramaswamy, EHRLICHER Allen, WEITZ David A, FREDBERG Jeffrey J, PARK Chan Young, PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE, BEATTIE Ingrid A, May 23, 2013: WO/2013/074972 (2 worldwide citation)

[en] A platform for biological assays includes a base substrate providing structural support to the platform, at least one surface of the base substrate coated with position markers, a first deformable layer positioned on top of the base substrate, and a second deformable layer positioned on top of ...


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Butler James R: Dilute liquid phase alkylation. Fina Technology, Butler James R, ALEXANDER David J, July 19, 2007: WO/2007/081781 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods of forming ethylbenzene are described herein. In one embodiment, the method includes contacting dilute ethylene with benzene in the presence of an alkylation catalyst to form ethylbenzene, wherein such contact occurs in a liquid phase reaction zone and recovering ethylbenzene from the reacti ...


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Butler James R, Pelati Joseph E: Method and apparatus for addition of an alkali metal promoter to a dehydrogenation catalyst. Fina Technology, Butler James R, Pelati Joseph E, KILPATRICK LEE Diane L, October 29, 2009: WO/2009/131968 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for adding an alkali metal promoter into steam and contacting the solution with a dehydrogenation catalyst during a dehydrogenation reaction is disclosed. The apparatus has a first conduit capable of transporting an alkali metal salt solution and a second conduit in fluid com ...