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Ruel C Terry: Method of recovering energy from subsurface petroleum reservoirs. In Situ Technology, Gary M Polumbus, June 28, 1977: US04031956 (230 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of recovering energy from a subsurface petroleum formation by igniting the petroleum reservoir and burning as much petroleum as is possible thereby generating heat and recovering the heat so that it can be transformed into other forms of useful energy. T ...


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Ruel C Terry: Producing thin seams of coal in situ. In Situ Technology, Gary M Polumbus, March 8, 1977: US04010800 (230 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting energy and chemical values from coal in situ including the steps of establishing passages among two or more coal seams underground and the surface of the ground wherein one coal seam is consumed by in situ combustion with the hot exit gases diverted through a second seam of co ...


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Wendell B Colson, Paul G Swiszcz: Fabric light control window covering. Hunter Douglas, Gary M Polumbus, May 24, 1994: US05313999 (91 worldwide citation)

A fabric light control window covering in which fabric vanes are adhesively bonded between two sheer fabric sheets such that relative movement between the sheer fabric sheets in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the fabric vanes changes the angle of the fabric vanes and, thu ...


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Marty Sedighzadeh: Wall/ceiling support for television monitor. Gary M Polumbus, August 18, 1992: US05139223 (86 worldwide citation)

A support system for mounting a television monitor on a ceiling or wall is described in various embodiments providing various options for ceiling or wall mounting and for interconnection with a television monitor. Means are provided for adjusting the viewing angle of the television monitor about a h ...


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William V Goodhue: Process for fabricating honeycomb material. Hunter Douglas, Gary M Polumbus, July 20, 1993: US05228936 (83 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for making expandable honeycomb structures suitable for use as window coverings. In one embodiment, folded tubular strips with adhesive lines are fed continuously through a cutter which cuts them into predetermined lengths. The cut strips are then accelerated to a stacker for ...


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William L King, Daniel G Elles: Travel bag with combination pull handle and auxiliary bag strap. Samsonite Corporation, Gary M Polumbus, July 26, 1988: US04759431 (73 worldwide citation)

Luggage of the type adapted to maintain articles of clothing, business materials and the like is disclosed having roller means along a lower edge thereof and a modular handle unit adapted to be extended away from the luggage to provide a pull handle therefor and further including an elongated strap ...


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Brack G Hattler: Inflatable percutaneous oxygenator. Gary M Polumbus, June 15, 1993: US05219326 (69 worldwide citation)

An inflatable percutaneous oxygenator has an inflatable balloon suitable for insertion into a blood vessel. Oxygen is circulated through a number of gas-permeable passageways (such as hollow gas-permeable fibers) adjacent to the balloon surface to permit diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide betwee ...


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Gary D Reeder, Michael J Janicki: Blood filter. Electromedics, Gary M Polumbus, October 23, 1990: US04964984 (66 worldwide citation)

A blood filter device for separating gas bubbles from a flow of blood includes a filter medium in a lower body portion of the device through which the blood must flow before being directed through an outlet tube. An upper cap sealed to the top of the lower body portion includes a blood inlet tube in ...


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Brian M Hoffmann, Wendell B Colson, Eric N Williams: Window covering assembly. Hunter Douglas, Gary M Polumbus, February 22, 1994: US05287908 (60 worldwide citation)

A window covering including first and second sheer fabrics interconnected by a plurality of transversely extending vanes is disclosed. The sheer fabrics are connected to circumferentially spaced apart fixing elements on a wind up roll which is mounted with its longitudinal axis extending generally h ...


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Wendell B Colson, Paul G Swiszcz, Jim Anthony, Cees M Jansen: Expandable and collapsible window covering. Hunter Douglas, Gary M Polumbus, May 24, 1994: US05313998 (60 worldwide citation)

An expandable and collapsible window covering is disclosed in which an unpleated facing fabric is attached to a pleated panel to provide a Roman shade type window covering. Transverse cells are formed by the attachment of the pleated panel and unpleated fabric which provide excellent insulation prop ...