Ajay M Madgavkar, Harold E Swift: Substoichiometric combustion of low heating value gases. Gulf Research & Development Company, Deane E Keith, Forrest D Stine, Donald L Rose, May 3, 1983: US04381641 (258 worldwide citation)

The combustible component of a gas stream of low heating value is combusted using less than a stoichiometric amount of oxygen under conditions for the suppression of carbon monoxide including the presence of an oxidation catalyst and a small amount of arsine, and the heat energy in the combusted gas ...

Michael A Sciaraffa, Leona G Boland: Flexible waist diaper. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Richard C Ruppin, William D Herrick, May 3, 1983: US04381781 (197 worldwide citation)

An elasticized waist diaper in which a layer of elastic material is positioned in an opening in the waist area of a diaper. The elastic layer is located such that it forms a portion of the waist edge of the diaper. The elastic layer may be formed from the same piece of elastic material as is used fo ...

Robert T Elias: Absorbent article. Johnson & Johnson, Martha A Michaels, May 3, 1983: US04381783 (153 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article, such as a disposable diaper, is disclosed which includes a moisture permeable facing layer, a backing layer, and an absorbent layer disposed between said facing and backing layers and including at least one pocket containing a uniform admixture of discrete superabsorbent partic ...

Koichi Nagata: Paging receiver with display. Nippon Electric, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, May 3, 1983: US04382256 (135 worldwide citation)

A paging receiver demodulates a carrier wave modulated with a paging signal code and a plurality of information key codes, respectively. The demodulated information key codes are decoded by a receiver when its own paging signal code is detected. The receiver contains a plurality of words correspondi ...

Bernard Jacquet, Gerard Lang: Hair dye composition containing quaternized polymers. Societe Anonyme dite L Oreal, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 3, 1983: US04381919 (130 worldwide citation)

A quaternized polymer having recurring units of the formula ##STR1## wherein X.sup..crclbar. represents an anion derived from an organic or mineral acid;

Milton S Isaacson: Hydrodynamic bearing system for a brushless DC motor. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, May 3, 1983: US04382199 (128 worldwide citation)

A hydrodynamic bearing system for a motor. The motor is illustrated and described as driving a pump for an artificial heart. The motor stator has a cylindrical bore which is closed at one end. The rotor is slidable and rotatable in the bore. The rotor has affixed to its shaft an impeller with its ou ...

Michael J Cronin: Dual-range drive configurations for synchronous and induction generators. Lockheed Corporation, Victor A DiPalma, May 3, 1983: US04382188 (120 worldwide citation)

The invention is a dual-range drive system for synchronous and induction generators which may provide primary power for aircraft systems. In a first embodiment, utilization of a toroidal drive (10) in combination with a planetary drive (37) enables variable speed mechanical output from an engine (24 ...

Kikuo Momiyama: Retrofocus type large aperture wide angle objective. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Toren McGeady and Stanger, May 3, 1983: US04381888 (109 worldwide citation)

A wide angle objective of the retrofocus type, with an increased aperture, is disclosed. This objective comprises three lens groups of which the first counting from the front has a negative power and includes, from front to rear, a positive lens in the meniscus form convex toward the front, a negati ...

Michael Gratzel, John Kiwi, Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram, John Philp: Photoelectrochemical system and a method of using the same. Engelhard Corporation, May 3, 1983: US04381978 (104 worldwide citation)

A photoelectrochemical system for conducting endoergic chemical processes driven by light energy. This system consists essentially of an illuminated halfcell and a darkened halfcell joined via electrodes and an external circuit to allow for the transport of electrons. Also, the said halfcells are jo ...

Peter A Mazurak, Donald M Fries: Highly absorbent materials having good wicking characteristics which comprise hydrogel particles and surfactant treated filler. Kimberly Clark Corporation, William D Herrick, R Johathan Peters, Howard Olevsky, May 3, 1983: US04381782 (93 worldwide citation)

Highly absorbent low density fibrous structures such as webs or batts formed from mixtures of powdered or microcrystalline hydrogel preparations with surfactant treated filler materials having a particle size equal to or greater than the hydrogel particle size. Absorbent materials of the invention e ...