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Dustin L Free, Karl L Krumel, Travis C Snyder: Self-breaking viscous aqueous solutions and the use thereof in fracturing subterranean formations. The Dow Chemical Company, Bruce M Kanuch, June 1, 1976: US03960736 (242 worldwide citation)

Viscous aqueous solutions are prepared which maintain a certain viscosity range over a predetermined period of time (i.e., induction period) and which thereafter break, i.e., decrease in viscosity over a very short period of time. The viscous aqueous solution comprises a polysaccharide having an abi ...


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William M Murray: Compression bone staples and methods of compressing bone segments. Buell Blenko and Ziesenheim, June 1, 1976: US03960147 (196 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for placing adjacent bone ends under end to end compression using a staple having spaced apart prongs adapted to be forced into adjacent bone ends, said prongs being connected at one end by a head member having at least two spaced apart transverse ribs, removably ...


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Lowell R Norman: Portable structure. Robert E Pollock, June 1, 1976: US03960161 (179 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a portable structure, a principal utility for which is a tent or the like. The support for the structure typically comprises a continuous loop of a flexible coilable resilient material such as flat spring steel stock. The support is secured to the fabric of the structure at a plurality ...


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Peter H Klose, Stanford R Ovshinsky: Structure and method for producing an image. Energy Conversion Devices, Wallenstein Spangenberg Haltes & Strampel, June 1, 1976: US03961314 (157 worldwide citation)

A new structure comprising a layer of an imaging material, capable of undergoing an image forming change in response to energy, a layer of a barrier material and a layer of a catalyst material which, if necessary after activation, is capable of causing or promoting the image forming change in the im ...


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Edwin N Givens, Charles J Plank, Edward J Rosinski: Converting low molecular weight olefins over zeolites. Mobil Oil Corporation, Charles A Huggett, Raymond W Barclay, Claude E Setliff, June 1, 1976: US03960978 (131 worldwide citation)

Gaseous C.sub.2 -C.sub.5 olefins, either alone or in admixture with paraffins, are converted into an olefinic gasoline blending stock with a good research octane number in good yields by passage over a ZSM-5 type zeolite catalyst of controlled acidity. The catalyst must have reduced activity for cra ...


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Masataka Morishita, Yoshihito Inaba, Mitsuru Fukushima, Yoshinori Hattori, Sadami Kobari, Tetsuo Matsuda: Process for encapsulation of medicaments. Toyo Jozo, Craig & Antonelli, June 1, 1976: US03960757 (119 worldwide citation)

Encapsulated medicaments are prepared by dissolving a wall material for capsules in at least one organic solvent poorly miscible with water which has a boiling point of less than 100.degree.C., a vapor pressure higher than that of water and a dielectric constant of less than about 10, dissolving or ...


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Sol Aisenberg: Film deposition. Space Sciences, Richard J Birch, June 1, 1976: US03961103 (111 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for depositing a thin film of material upon a base substrate including a glow discharge ion source for generating the particular ions that will be subsequently deposited upon the base substrate, a vacuum deposition chamber wherein the substrate material is located, and, interm ...


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Hubert W Naus, John L Hawkins Jr: Electrical connector. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Thomas L Peterson, June 1, 1976: US03960428 (106 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector having means providing a signal when the connector members are fully engaged. The coupling nut on one connector member carries a detent pin which engages a mating recess in the shell of the connector member when the member is fully coupled to its mating connector member. When ...


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Albert W Hartkorn: Cargo monitor apparatus and method. American Multi Lert Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, June 1, 1976: US03961323 (106 worldwide citation)

A container monitoring system has a small transmitter unit adapted for easy attachment to and removal from a container such as a truck, trailer or railroad car when not in motion and a receiver which alerts a guard as to a theft-related movement either of the container itself or motion into or out o ...


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Peter Richard Hutt, Alan Ronald Blake, Gunter VON Cavallar, Brian Neil Douglas, Philip John Dodds: Biphase digital television systems. Independent Broadcasting Authority, A W Breiner, June 1, 1976: US03961137 (105 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for processing groups of digital data for transmission comprises a run-in signal generator for providing at the output of the apparatus an output in which the groups of data are each preceded by a run-in signal, said apparatus being so constituted that the output is in the form of digital ...



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