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Wayne M Thomas, Edward D Nicholas, James C Needham, Michael G Murch, Peter Temple Smith, Christopher J Dawes: Friction welding. The Welding Institute, Martin M Novack, October 24, 1995: US05460317 (266 worldwide citation)

A method of operating on a workpiece comprises offering a probe of material harder than the workpiece material to a continuous surface of the workpiece causing relative cyclic movement between the probe and the workpiece while urging the probe and workpiece together whereby frictional heat is genera ...


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David Frankel, Leo Beiser: Method and apparatus for use in making custom shoes. Martin M Novack, May 17, 1988: US04745290 (185 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to a method and apparatus for making a custom shoe based on non-contact measurements of a particular subject's foot. A foot is placed at an inspection position, and a laser beam is directed at the foot, and scanned in a predetermined pattern over the surface of the foot. T ...


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Brian Clark, Stephen D Bonner, Jacques Jundt, Martin Luling: Well logging apparatus having toroidal induction antenna for measuring, while drilling, resistivity of earth formations. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Martin M Novack, Wayne I Kanak, John J Ryberg, August 10, 1993: US05235285 (132 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for determining the resistivity of formations surrounding an earth borehole. An electrically conductive metal body, such as a drill collar on a drill string, is movable through the borehole. A transmitting toroidal coil antenna is disposed on the body and is energized to induc ...


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Brian Clark, Jacques Jundt, Martin Luling, Michael O Ross: Well logging apparatus and method for determining formation resistivity at a shallow and a deep depth. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Martin M Novack, Stephen L Borst, John J Ryberg, February 6, 1990: US04899112 (115 worldwide citation)

Well logging techniques and apparatus are disclosed for determining formation resistivity at different radial depths of investigation and with greater accuracy than prior techniques, for determining the existence, locations and properties of beds and caves, and for determining changes in the size of ...


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Nile F Hartman: Optical sensing apparatus and method. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Martin M Novack, July 10, 1990: US04940328 (108 worldwide citation)

Optical devices and techniques are disclosed for sensing properties of an environment with improved stability and lower cost. In a disclosed embodiment, there is provided a substrate having an index of refraction n.sub.s. A waveguide layer is provided and has a surface adjacent the substrate, the wa ...


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Charles A Cain, Leon A Frizzell: Apparatus and method for generating and directing ultrasound. University of Illinois, Martin M Novack, October 29, 1985: US04549533 (108 worldwide citation)

The disclosed apparatus of the invention operates to generate and direct ultrasound over predetermined regions of a body, such as a programmed sequence of target points. A plurality of side-by-side tapered piezoelectric transducer elements are provided. Means are provided for energizing the transduc ...


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Ole Terje Midling, Edward James Morley, Anders Sandvik: Friction stir welding. The Welding Institute, Martin M Novack, September 29, 1998: US05813592 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of friction welding for joining of members and more particularly to so-called friction stir welding based on a relative rubbing movement between a probe of harder material and members to be joined. The present invention also is directed to an improved tool t ...


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Robert L Kleinberg, Douglas D Griffin, Masafumi Fukuhara, Abdurrahman Sezginer, Weng C Chew: Borehole measurement of NMR characteristics of earth formations. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Martin M Novack, Leonard W Pojunas, October 8, 1991: US05055787 (103 worldwide citation)

Borehole NMR logging apparatus and methods, and methods for the interpretation thereof. A logging tool is provided which produces a strong, static and homogeneous magnetic field B.sub.0 in a Volume of an adjacent formation on one side of the tool to measure nuclear magnetic resonance characteristics ...


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Brian Clark: Shields for antennas of borehole logging devices. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Stephen L Borst, Martin M Novack, August 20, 1985: US04536714 (97 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention is suited for use in conjunction with a borehole logging device wherein transmitting and receiving antenna coils are wound on insulating media around the axis of a support means that includes an elongated electrically conductive pipe. In accordance with the invention there is ...


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Brian Clark, Stephen D Bonner, Jacques Jundt, Martin Luling, Richard A Rosthal: Dipmeter apparatus and method using transducer array having longitudinally spaced transducers. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Martin M Novack, John J Ryberg, Wayne Kanak, April 6, 1993: US05200705 (87 worldwide citation)

A disclosed embodiment utilizes one or more toroidal coil antennas mounted, in an insulating medium, on a drill collar to induce currents which travel in a path that includes the drill collar and earth formations around the drill collar. At least one array of electrodes is provided on at least one s ...