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William A Wootten: Apparatus for converting coal to hydrocarbons. Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, January 11, 2000: US06013158 (102 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for forming liquid hydrocarbons from solid coal. The coal is pulverized to provide a particulate coal feed, which is then extruded to provide a hollow tube of compressed coal supported inside of a support tube. A clay feed is extruded to provide a hollow tube of compressed clay supporte ...


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Hideki Koike, Satoshi Shimada, Akira Tomono, Kenichiro Ishii, Toshiki Iso: Object image detecting method and system. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation, Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, January 30, 2001: US06181805 (82 worldwide citation)

In a dictionary image generating section, images of objects each belonging to any one of L categories are taken by a camera from predetermined M directions, a matching region of the object to be recognized is extracted from each of the object images, and dictionary images (N=L×M, n=1, ...


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Wayne W Chou: Method for preventing copying of digital video disks. Software Security, Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, December 26, 2000: US06167136 (58 worldwide citation)

A method for securely storing analog or digital data on a data storage medium. An analog information signal is combined with a noise signal. The composite noise and information signal is encrypted with a key which is derived from the noise signal. The encrypted composite signal is compressed and the ...


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Nicolas Wavre: Permanent-magnet linear synchronous motor. Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, June 8, 1999: US05910691 (53 worldwide citation)

A synchronous permanent magnet linear motor (8) comprising an armature (76) formed by: --a pack of ferromagnetic laminations forming a yoke (1) and a plurality of teeth (25) situated between two end teeth (78 and 80); --a plurality of coils disposed in said slots so that each of them surrounds at le ...


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William A Wootten: Method and apparatus for converting coal to liquid hydrocarbons. Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, October 12, 1999: US05964985 (43 worldwide citation)

A method of forming liquid hydrocarbons from solid coal. The coal is pulverized to provide a particulate coal feed, which is then extruded to provide a hollow tube of compressed coal supported inside of a support tube. A clay feed is extruded to provide a hollow tube of compressed clay supported ins ...


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Roy Childs Flaker deceased, Louis L Hsu, Jente B Kuang: Circuit and methods to improve the operation of SOI devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, December 12, 2000: US06160292 (39 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, a circuit and methods for enhancing the operation of SOI fabricated devices are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a pulse discharge circuit is provided. Here, a circuit is designed to provide a pulse that will discharge the accumulated ...


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Don Newfarmer, Jeremy L Pendelton Sr: Boat reversing waterway. O D Hopkins Associates Incorporated, Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, December 28, 1999: US06006672 (39 worldwide citation)

A waterway for a boat amusement ride comprising first and second water troughs connected by a basin such that water flowing in the waterway changes direction through a sharp turning angle in flowing from the basin inlet to the basin outlet. Vanes in the basin cause a boat buoyantly supported and pro ...


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Ricky D Lerette, Maurice O LeBlanc, George A Silvia: Liquified gas dry cleaning system. American Dryer Corporation, Pollock Vande Sande & Amernick R L, August 31, 1999: US05943721 (38 worldwide citation)

A system and method for cleaning an article with cleaning fluid comprising a liquified gas, preferably carbon dioxide, maintained at a pressure elevated above atmospheric pressure in the wash chamber of a pressure vessel. A basket holding the article is rotated in the wash chamber by a drive shaft p ...