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William H DeLuca, Fred Hornstra Jr, George H Gelb, Baruch Berman, Larry W Moede: System and method for charging electrochemical cells in series. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James E Denny, Frank H Jackson, Hugh W Glenn, December 9, 1980: US04238721 (121 worldwide citation)

A battery charging system capable of equalizing the charge of each individual cell at a selected full charge voltage includes means for regulating charger current to first increase current at a constant rate until a bulk charging level is achieved or until any cell reaches a safe reference voltage. ...


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Frederick W Ahrens, George T Kartsounes: Air ejector augmented compressed air energy storage system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James E Denny, Richard G Besha, Frank H Jackson, December 9, 1980: US04237692 (86 worldwide citation)

Energy is stored in slack demand periods by charging a plurality of underground reservoirs with air to the same peak storage pressure, during peak demand periods throttling the air from one storage reservoir into a gas turbine system at a constant inlet pressure until the air pressure in the reservo ...


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Frederick W Ahrens, George T Kartsounes: Compressed air energy storage system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Frank H Jackson, Dean E Carlson, James E Denny, July 28, 1981: US04281256 (81 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion reciprocating engine is operable as a compressor during slack demand periods utilizing excess power from a power grid to charge air into an air storage reservoir and as an expander during peak demand periods to feed power into the power grid utilizing air obtained from the air ...


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Roland Winston: Cylindrical radiant energy direction device with refractive medium. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Dean E Carlson, Frank H Jackson, Paul A Gottlieb, September 19, 1978: US04114592 (78 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for directing radiant energy and includes a refractive element and a reflective boundary. The reflective boundary is so contoured that incident energy directed thereto by the refractive element is directed to the exit surface thereof or onto the surface of an energy absorber pos ...


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Jay A Cox: Charging system and method for multicell storage batteries. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Dean E Carlson, Frank H Jackson, Hugh W Glenn, March 14, 1978: US04079303 (64 worldwide citation)

A battery-charging system includes a first charging circuit connected in series with a plurality of battery cells for controlled current charging. A second charging circuit applies a controlled voltage across each individual cell for equalization of the cells to the fully charged condition. This con ...


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Dallas T Pence, Thomas R Thomas: Reduction of nitrogen oxides with catalytic acid resistant aluminosilicate molecular sieves and ammonia. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James E Denny, Dean E Carlson, Frank H Jackson, September 2, 1980: US04220632 (56 worldwide citation)

Noxious nitrogen oxides in a waste gas stream such as the stack gas from a fossil-fuel-fired power generation plant or other industrial plant off-gas stream is catalytically reduced to elemental nitrogen and/or innocuous nitrogen oxides employing ammonia as reductant in the presence of a zeolite cat ...


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Thomas N Claytor: Method and means of passive detection of leaks in buried pipes. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Donald P Reynolds, Frank H Jackson, Richard G Besha, September 15, 1981: US04289019 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and means for passive detection of a leak in a buried pipe containing fluid under pressure includes a plurality of acoustic detectors that are placed in contact with the pipe. Noise produced by the leak is detected by the detectors, and the detected signals are correlated to locate the leak ...


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Donald M Miller: Omega-X micromachining system. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Dean E Carlson, Frank H Jackson, Joseph N Hosteny, April 11, 1978: US04083272 (49 worldwide citation)

A micromachining tool system with X- and omega-axes is used to machine spherical, aspherical, and irregular surfaces with a maximum contour error of 100 nonometers (nm) and surface waviness of no more than 0.8 nm RMS. The omega axis, named for the angular measurement of the rotation of an eccentric ...


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Barry S Brunsden: Optical device with conical input and output prism faces. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James W Weinberger, Frank H Jackson, Donald P Reynolds, March 10, 1981: US04255021 (45 worldwide citation)

A device for radially translating radiation in which a right circular cylinder is provided at each end thereof with conical prism faces. The faces are oppositely extending and the device may be severed in the middle and separated to allow access to the central part of the beam. Radiation entering th ...


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Thomas R Thomas, Bruce A Staples, Llewellyn P Murphy: Dry method for recycling iodine-loaded silver zeolite. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Dean E Carlson, Frank H Jackson, James W Weinberger, May 9, 1978: US04088737 (42 worldwide citation)

Fission product iodine is removed from a waste gas stream and stored by passing the gas stream through a bed of silver-exchanged zeolite until the zeolite is loaded with iodine, passing dry hydrogen gas through the bed to remove the iodine and regenerate the bed, and passing the hydrogen stream cont ...