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Christopher Francis Heck: Method of performing vascular anastomosis. Elf Atochem, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, September 28, 1999: US05957363 (207 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for stapling a tubular tissue structure having at least one distal end to a luminal structure, such as a vascular lumen or another tubular tissue structure. The instrument comprises a rod having a circumference sufficient to pass within the tubular tissue structure, an ...


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Maher Y Elsheikh, Paul D Fellenger: 1234ze preparation. Elf Atochem North America, September 26, 2000: US06124510 (81 worldwide citation)

Preparation of cis/trans 1234ze monomer is provided, by dehydrofluorination of 245fa using an alkaline solution or using a gas phase catalyzed process.


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Thierry Senninger, Laurent Sanchez, Vincent Darcos, Dominique Lastecoueres, Jean Baptiste Verlhac: Process for the controlled radical polymerization or copolymerization of (meth)acrylic, vinyl, vinylidene and diene monomers, and (co)polymers obtained. Elf Atochem, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, December 29, 1998: US05854364 (66 worldwide citation)

At least one of the monomers is polymerized or copolymerized in bulk, solution, emulsion or suspension, at a temperature which may be as low as 0.degree. C., in the presence of at least one radical-generator compound and at least one metal complex catalyst of formula Ma.sub.a (L).sub.n (M=Cu, Ag or ...


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Patrice Breant, Alain Bouilloux: Mixtures of polymers including a halogen-containing polymer and compatibilized with a grafted aliphatic polyester. Elf Atochem, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, May 5, 1998: US05747605 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to mixtures of polymers including at least one halogen-containing polymer and compatibilized with a grafted aliphatic polyester. The compatibilizing agent may be, for example, a polycaprolactone grafted with maleic anhydride or glycidyl methacrylate.


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Maher Y Elsheikh, Michael S Bolmer, Bin Chen: Preparation of 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane. Elf Atochem North America, April 20, 1999: US05895825 (60 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of 245fa is provided, wherein 1233zd is first fluorinated to 1234ze, followed by fluorination of 1234ze to 245fa. 245fa is a known foam blowing agent and refrigerant.


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John C Henry, Kyung T Park: Device for detecting air flow through a passageway. Elf Atochem North America, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, April 13, 1993: US05201322 (51 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for detecting the presence and direction of air flow through a passageway having a first opening and a second opening for air to flow therethrough in either a first direction or a second direction. The device comprises a piezoelectric sensor located within the passageway. A flo ...


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Maher Y Elsheikh: Gas phase fluorination of 1230za. Elf Atochem North America, Stanley A Marcus, William D Mitchell, September 22, 1998: US05811603 (49 worldwide citation)

A process for the fluorination of 1230za is provided, wherein 1230za is contacted with HF in the gas phase in the presence of an aluminum fluoride or chromium-based fluorination catalyst under conditions sufficient to produce a reaction mixture containing 1233zd, 1234ze and 245fa. 245fa is a known f ...


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Philippe Dubois, Georges Moineau, Philippe Teyssie, Robert Jerome, Thierry Senninger: Process for the controlled radical (CO) polymerization of (Meth) acrylic vinyl vinylidene and diene monomers in the presence of an Rh Co OR Ir. Elf Atochem, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, September 22, 1998: US05811500 (42 worldwide citation)

This process is characterized in that at least one of the said monomers is polymerized or copolymerized in bulk, solution, emulsion or suspension, at a temperature which may be as low as 0.degree. C., in the presence of an initiator system comprising at least one non-peroxy radical-generator compoun ...


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Philippe Lecomte, Philippe Dubois, Robert Jerome, Philippe Teyssie, Thierry Senninger: Process for controlled radical polymerization or copolymerization of (meth)acrylic and vinyl monomers and (co)polymers obtained. Elf Atochem, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, June 16, 1998: US05767210 (41 worldwide citation)

This process is characterized by the fact that at least one of the said monomers is polymerized or copolymerized in bulk, solution, emulsion or suspension, at a temperature that can be as low as 0.degree. C., in the presence of an initiation system including: at least one compound generating radical ...


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Francoise Andolfatto, Sylvain Miachon: Bimetal supported catalyst based on platinum or silver, its manufacturing process and its use for electrochemical cells. Elf Atochem, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, February 27, 2001: US06194338 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a stabilized bimetal catalyst comprising an electrically conductive support and a metallic deposited coating consisting of a first metal M1 chosen from platinum and silver and a second metal M2, different from the first and chosen from the group consisting of platinum, silve ...



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