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Rene Spee, Shibashis Bhowmik, Johan H R Enslin: Performance optimization controller and control method for doubly-fed machines. The State of Oregon Acting by and Through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 25, 1998: US05798631 (226 worldwide citation)

A variable speed, constant frequency (VSCF) system utilizes a doubly-fed machine (DFM) to maximize the output power of the system. The system includes a power converter that provides a frequency signal and a current signal to the DFM. The power converter is controlled by an adaptive controller. The ...


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Benjamin A Flugstad, Qingyue Ling, Edward R Kolbe, John Henry Wells, Yanyun Zhao, Jae W Park: Variable frequency automated capacitive radio frequency (RF) dielectric heating system. The State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Benjamin A Flugstad, Klarquist Sparkman, August 31, 2004: US06784405 (121 worldwide citation)

A food product is heated by maintaining the food product in an AC electrical field generated by an RF signal. As the heating takes place, maximum energy is delivered to the food product using automatic impedance matching to adjust the rate of the process.


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Hian K Lauw, Gerald C Alexander: Doubly fed generator variable speed generation control system. The State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 19, 1991: US04994684 (117 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a device and method to control the conversion of an arbitrary resource energy into mechanical energy and subsequently into electric energy with a variable-speed generation system utilizing a turbine and a doubly-fed generator, to be connected directly to a power grid of a certain grid f ...


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John F W Keana: Methods for circumventing the problem of free radial reduction associated with the use of stable nitroxide free radicals as contrast agents for magnetic reasonance imaging. The State of Oregon Acting by and Through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of the University of Oregon, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, September 5, 1989: US04863717 (107 worldwide citation)

Nitroxide contrast agents for MRI have a long useful life and can be administered in low concentration doses. Such agents include nitroxide-doped liposomes that encapsulate an oxidant and large molecules having surfaces covered with persistent nitroxide free radicals.


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Mingdi Yan, John F W Keana, Goran Karapetrov, Christopher J P Sevrain, Martin N Wybourne: Methods for functionalizing and coating substrates and devices made according to the methods. The State of Oregon Acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of the University of Oregon, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, November 3, 1998: US05830539 (99 worldwide citation)

Methods for coating substrates are described. The methods comprise coating at least a portion of a substrate with particular coating materials. The coating materials can be crosslinked and coated onto a substrate. Alternatively, the coating materials may be covalently bonded to the substrates. The c ...


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William G Dougherty, John A Lindbo: Production of virus resistant plants. The State of Oregon Acting by and Through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 10, 1996: US05583021 (66 worldwide citation)

A method of suppressing virus gene expression in plants using untranslatable plus sense RNA is disclosed. The method is useful for the production of plants that are resistant to virus infection.


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Hian K Lauw: Brushless doubly-fed generator control system. The State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, July 2, 1991: US05028804 (65 worldwide citation)

An energy conversion generation system receives energy from a resource and converts the energy into electrical power for supply to a polyphase electric power grid operating at a system frequency. A prime mover driven by the resource energy and a converter, such as a power electronic converter, for p ...


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Jonathan L Herlocker, Thomas G Dietterich: Methods for assisting computer users performing multiple tasks. The State of Oregon Acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Lumen Patent Firm, July 21, 2009: US07565340 (57 worldwide citation)

A method for assisting multi-tasking computer users includes receiving from a user a specification of a task being performed by the user or an indication of completion of a task, collecting state changes in multiple executing programs, predicting a current task being performed by the user based on a ...


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Brian Kevin Paul, Richard Dean Wilson, David Eli Alman: Method for making devices having intermetallic structures and intermetallic devices made thereby. The State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman, January 6, 2004: US06672502 (56 worldwide citation)

A method and system for making a monolithic intermetallic structure are presented. The structure is made from lamina blanks which comprise multiple layers of metals which are patternable, or intermetallic lamina blanks that are patternable. Lamina blanks are patterned, stacked and registered, and pr ...


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Hian K Lauw: Brushless doubly-fed motor control system. The State of Oregon Acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, August 24, 1993: US05239251 (54 worldwide citation)

An AC variable speed drive (VSD) system having a brushless doubly-fed motor receives power from an electric power grid at a system frequency of the grid and drives a mechanical load. The motor has a rotor with rotor windings and a stator with stator windings comprising first and second polyphase sta ...