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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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;


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...