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John D McCollum, Leonard M Quick: Process for recovering and upgrading hydrocarbons from tar sands. Standard Oil Company, James L Wilson, Arthur G Gilkes, William T McClain, January 25, 1977: US04005005 (33 worldwide citation)

A process for recovering and upgrading hydrocarbons from tar sands by contacting the tar sands with a dense-water-containing fluid at a temperature in the range of from about 600.degree. F. to about 900.degree. F. in the absence of an externally supplied catalyst and hydrogen, and wherein the densit ...


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David G Goodrich, Ludwig John: Electromagnetic casting apparatus. Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, Paul E Calrow, Edward J Lynch, January 25, 1977: US04004631 (33 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an electromagnetic casting apparatus having an annular coolant jacket wherein a ring-type electromagnetic inductor is employed as the innermost wall of the coolant jacket and the inductor is preferably provided with conduits to direct coolant from within the coolant jacket o ...


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Alfred Brown, Ching H Wu, Daniel T Konopnicki: Combined multiple solvent and thermal heavy oil recovery. Texaco, T H Whaley, C G Ries, Jack H Park, January 25, 1977: US04004636 (33 worldwide citation)

Petroleum may be recovered from viscous petroleum-containing formations including tar sand deposits by a process involving injecting into the formation a multiple-component solvent for the petroleum and a thermal fluid. At least one solvent component is gaseous at the temperature and pressure of the ...


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James M Harris, William M Gouin: Method for gold plating of metallic layers on semiconductive devices. National Semiconductor Corporation, Willis E Higgins, Gail W Woodward, January 25, 1977: US04005472 (33 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit semiconductive device has a plurality of copper gang bonding bumps formed on the upper surface thereof. The bumps rise substantially above the surface of the semiconductive device and serve to make electrical connection to a pattern of intraconnect metallization formed on the s ...


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George Carl Kinstedt: Organosilane-containing anionic detergent composition. The Procter & Gamble Company, C R Wilson, R B Aylor, T H O Flaherty, January 25, 1977: US04005025 (33 worldwide citation)

The performance of an aqueous detergent composition containing an anionic detergent and an organosilane capable of imparting soil release benefits to hard surfaces washed therewith is enhanced by the addition of free alkalinity and/or mineral hardness ions. The detergent composition can be formulate ...


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Frank Hummel Jr, Edmond B King: Remote control for large-area sprinkler systems. Van Valkenburgh and Lowe, January 25, 1977: US04004612 (33 worldwide citation)

A remote control for a large-area sprinkler system, where the sprinklers are to be operated in a sequential manner according to a specified program. The sprinklers are hydraulically operated and are controlled by a four-way latch valve whose piston, or core, will shift to either a sprinkler-open sta ...


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Nobuo Yamamoto, Kiyotaka Hori, Masakazu Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Nakayama, Akira Abe: Photographic light-sensitive material containing liquid organopolysiloxane. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn & Macpeak, January 25, 1977: US04004927 (33 worldwide citation)

A photographic light-sensitive material comprising a support having thereon at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and with at least one photographic layer of the photographic light-sensitive material containing a liquid organopolysiloxane having therein at least one siloxane unit ...


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Helmut Froloff, Theodor Tovar: Semiconductor device having a solderable contacting coating on its opposite surfaces. Semikron Gesellschaft fur Gleichrichterbau und Elektronik m b H, Spencer & Kaye, January 25, 1977: US04005454 (32 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device which is resistant against alternating thermal stres in which a disc of semiconductor material, which is provided with at least one pn-junction and with solderable contacting coatings on its opposite major surfaces, has these coatings permanently connected, in a direct planar ...


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Henricus A C Thijssen, Nicolaas J J Huige: Two stage continuous process and apparatus for crystallization. Stamicarbon, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 25, 1977: US04004886 (32 worldwide citation)

A two stage continuous process and apparatus for crystallization of a solute or solvent from a solution comprising, first, passing the solution through a precrystallization zone with simultaneous cooling and/or rapid evaporation of the solvent resulting in the formation of small crystal nuclei, seco ...


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Peter Heinrich Erwin Margen: Distillation plant. Aktiebolaget Atomenergi, Toren McGeady and Stanger, January 25, 1977: US04004984 (32 worldwide citation)

There is provided a distillation plant of the multiple stage flash distillation type. The plant comprises a reinforced concrete shell which is divided into a large number of flash chambers and a heat supply chamber by means of separation walls. At least some of a bundle of continuous condensation tu ...