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Daniel C Carter, Teresa Y Miller: Protein crystal growth tray assembly. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, John R Manning, Guy Miller, July 14, 1992: US05130105 (58 worldwide citation)

A protein crystal growth tray assembly includes a tray that has a plurality of individual crystal growth chambers. Each chamber has a movable pedestal which carries a protein crystal growth compartment at an upper end. The several pedestals for each tray assembly are ganged together for concurrent m ...


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Norman C Sidebotham, Paul D Shoemaker, Clarence W Young III: Polyester polymer recovery from dyed polyester fibers. Monsanto Company, Robert L Broad Jr, January 30, 1979: US04137393 (45 worldwide citation)

Polyester polymer is recovered from polyester fibers (in the form of filaments, yarns or fabrics and the like, both dyed and undyed), and used in the production of new undyed fibers, films, and other polymer products by the process of stripping the dye from the dyed polyester fibers and dissolving t ...


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Richard W Dabney, Richard T Howard: Closed-loop autonomous docking system. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, Jerry L Seemann, John R Manning, April 28, 1992: US05109345 (44 worldwide citation)

An autonomous docking system is provided which produces commands for the steering and propulsion system of a chase vehicle used in the docking of that chase vehicle with a target vehicle. The docking system comprises a passive optical target affixed to the target vehicle and comprising three reflect ...


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James M Van Alstine: Controlled method of reducing electrophoretic mobility of macromolecules, particles or cells. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, Jerry L Seemann, John R Manning, April 28, 1992: US05108568 (40 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing electrophoretic mobility of macromolecules, particles, cells and other substances is provided which comprises interacting in a conventional electrophoretic separating procedure the substances with a polymer-linked affinity compound comprised of a hydrophilic neutral polymer such ...


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James C Masson, George Palethorpe: Method for stabilizing brightened modacrylic fibers. Monsanto Company, Robert L Broad Jr, November 21, 1978: US04126412 (40 worldwide citation)

The method of preventing color-degrading interactions between certain optical brighteners and filaments made from a modacrylic polymer containing as a copolymer a halogenated ethylenically unsaturated monomer, the optical brightener preferably having the formula: ##STR1## where X and Y are basic gro ...


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Mark A Kruer: Wide acceptance angle, high concentration ratio, optical collector. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, Jerry L Seemann, November 5, 1991: US05062899 (37 worldwide citation)

A cassegrain optical system provides improved collection of off-axis light yet is still characterized by a high concentration ratio. The optical system includes a primary mirror for collecting incoming light and reflecting the light to a secondary mirror which, in turn, reflects the light to a solar ...


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Ann M Casper: Dynamically timed electric motor. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, August 5, 1997: US05654599 (36 worldwide citation)

A brushless DC motor including a housing having an end cap secured thereto. The housing encloses a rotor, a stator and a rotationally displaceable commutation board having sensors secured thereon and spaced around the periphery of the rotor. An external rotational force is applied to the commutation ...


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Edmond P Brignac, Billy T Hanvey: Multiple polyesterification process. Monsanto Company St Louis Missouri, Robert L Broad Jr, March 14, 1978: US04079046 (31 worldwide citation)

A semi-continuous polyester esterification process employing continuous feeding and discontinuous withdrawal is combined with a plurality of batch polycondensation processes to produce outstanding polyester polymer with improved flexibility (of process and product) and efficiency.


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Donald L MacLean, Robert T Estes: Polyester filament-forming polymer and its method of production. Monsanto Company, Robert L Broad Jr, September 12, 1978: US04113704 (27 worldwide citation)

Significantly higher productivity of polyester feed yarn is achieved when the polymer from which the feed yarn is melt spun is chain-branched with multifunctional chain branches having 1-15 microequivalents of reactive branching sites based on one gram of the polymer. This productivity increase (ove ...


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John J Marra: Tuned mass damper for integrally bladed turbine rotor. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert L Broad Jr, Guy M Miller, Alan J Kennedy, December 20, 1994: US05373922 (26 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a damper ring for damping the natural vibration of the rotor blades of an integrally bladed rocket turbine rotor. The invention consists of an integral damper ring which is fixed to the underside of the rotor blade platform of a turbine rotor. The damper ring includes in ...



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