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John C Corey, Brian B Looney, Dawn S Kaback: In-situ remediation system and method for contaminated groundwater. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, William R Moser, May 23, 1989: US04832122 (117 worldwide citation)

A system for removing volatile contaminants from a subsurface plume of contamination comprising two sets of wells, a well for injecting a fluid into a saturated zone on one side of the plume and an extracting well for collecting the fluid together with volatilized contaminants from the plume on the ...


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John E McAllister Jr: Vortex-augmented cooling tower-windmill combination. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, February 12, 1985: US04499034 (42 worldwide citation)

A cooling tower for cooling large quantities of effluent water from a production facility by utilizing natural wind forces includes the use of a series of helically directed air inlet passages extending outwardly from the base of the tower to introduce air from any direction in a swirling vortical p ...


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Lars G Ljungdahl, Jurgen K W Wiegel: Anaerobic thermophilic culture system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, Raphael V Lupo, James E Denny, September 29, 1981: US04292406 (34 worldwide citation)

A mixed culture system of the newly discovered microorganism Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus ATCC31550 and the microorganism Clostridium thermocellum ATCC31549 is described. In a mixed nutrient culture medium that contains cellulose, these microorganisms have been coupled and cultivated to efficientl ...


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Don D Gay: Gas ampoule-syringe. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, Judson R Hightower, October 7, 1986: US04615468 (29 worldwide citation)

A gas ampoule for the shipment and delivery of radioactive gases. The gas ampoule having a glass tube with serum bottle stopper on one end and a plunger tip in the opposite end all fitting in a larger plastic tube threaded on each end with absorbent between the tubes, is seated onto the internal nee ...


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Carl B Fliermans: Aerobic microorganism for the degradation of chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons. The United States of Americal represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, Judson R Hightower, October 31, 1989: US04877736 (29 worldwide citation)

A chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon-degrading microorganism, having American Type Culture Collection accession numbers ATCC 53570 and 53571, in a biologically pure culture aseptically collected from a deep subsurface habitat and enhanced, mineralizes trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene to HCl, ...


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Wade T Gordy: Circuit breaker lock out assembly. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, August 21, 1984: US04467152 (24 worldwide citation)

A lock out assembly for a circuit breaker which consists of a generally step-shaped unitary base with an aperture in the small portion of the step-shaped base and a roughly "S" shaped retaining pin which loops through the large portion of the step-shaped base. The lock out assembly is adapted to fit ...


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Dallas T Pence, Chun Chao Chou: Method for treating a nuclear process off-gas stream. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, Michael F Esposito, May 8, 1984: US04447353 (19 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for selectively removing and recovering the noble gas and other gaseous components typically emitted during nuclear process operations. The method is adaptable and useful for treating dissolver off-gas effluents released during reprocessing of spent nuclear fuels whereby to per ...


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Gordon G Chalfant Jr: Conical O-ring seal. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, Michael F Esposito, August 14, 1984: US04465201 (15 worldwide citation)

A shipping container for radioactive or other hazardous materials which has a conical-shaped closure containing grooves in the conical surface thereof and an O-ring seal incorporated in each of such grooves. The closure and seal provide a much stronger, tighter and compact containment than with a co ...


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Don D Gay: Dual liquid and gas chromatograph system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, April 9, 1985: US04509855 (13 worldwide citation)

A chromatographic system that utilizes one detection system for gas chromatographic and micro-liquid chromatographic determinations. The detection system is a direct-current, atmospheric-pressure, helium plasma emission spectrometer. The detector utilizes a non-transparent plasma source unit which c ...


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Timothy J Steeper: Leak detection aid. The United States Department of Energy, Allen F Westerdahl, December 26, 1989: US04888979 (12 worldwide citation)

A leak detection apparatus and method for detecting leaks across an O-ring sealing a flanged surface to a mating surface is an improvement in a flanged surface comprising a shallow groove following O-ring in communication with an entrance and exit port intersecting the shallow groove for injecting a ...