Victor A Vaguine: Method and apparatus for controlling and optimizing the heating pattern for a hyperthermia system. Clini Therm Corporation, Richards Harris & Medlock, August 9, 1983: US04397314 (363 worldwide citation)

A hyperthermia treatment system has multiple applicators and multiple temperature sensors for controlling the operation of the hyperthermia system. A temperature sensor probe implanted within a tumor provides a temperature signal for controlling and optimizing the power input to multiple applicators ...

Nikolai N Kanshin, Vladimir M Fedotov, Boris A Smirnov, Igor A Guskov: Surgical instrument for staple suturing of hollow organs. Vesesojuzny Nauchnoissledovatelsky I Ispytatelny Institut, Steinberg & Raskin, August 9, 1983: US04397311 (229 worldwide citation)

Described herein is an instrument, comprising a staple body and a supporting body hingedly connected thereto, both having longitudinal jaws. The staple body has staple magazines and a staple ejector. The supporting body has a die for bending the staples when suturing. A recess is provided at the bas ...

Harold J Vinegar, Monroe H Waxman: Method for correcting an electrical log for the presence of shale in a formation. Shell Oil Company, August 9, 1983: US04398151 (228 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for borehole measurements of the induced polarization of earth formations. The apparatus consists of an induced polarization logger capable of measuring both in-phase and quadrature conductivities in the frequency domain. A method is described which uses these measurements ...

David S Hoover, Edwin N Givens: Process for coal liquefaction employing selective coal feed. International Coal Refining Company, Mark F Wachter, August 9, 1983: US04397732 (225 worldwide citation)

An improved coal liquefaction process is provided whereby coal conversion is improved and yields of pentane soluble liquefaction products are increased. In this process, selected feed coal is pulverized and slurried with a process derived solvent, passed through a preheater and one or more dissolver ...

Marvin Gordon: Catheter stabilization fitting having a snap-over cover. Whitman Medical Corporation, Holman & Stern, August 9, 1983: US04397647 (196 worldwide citation)

A disposable stabilizing fitting for a catheter tube includes a laminar base member having an adhesive coated underside and a tube-retaining cradle. A snap-over cover engages the catheter tube in the cradle. Specifically, gripping members in the cradle are non-aligned with one or more gripping membe ...

Frederick A Pesa, Anne M Graham, Wayne R Kliewer: Hydrogenation of carboxylic acids. The Standard Oil Company, Joseph G Curatolo, Herbert D Knudsen, Larry W Evans, August 9, 1983: US04398039 (186 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for the vapor phase hydrogenation of carboxylic acids to yield their corresponding alcohols in the presence of steam and a catalyst comprising the mixed oxides of ruthenium, at least one of cobalt, nickel, and optionally one of cadmium, zinc, copper, iron, rhodium, palladium, o ...

Billie J Matthews, John P Allison, Paul S Woon, Robert A Stevens, Stephan R Bornslaeger: Sanitary napkin with improved comfort. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Howard Olevsky, R Jonathan Peters, Gregory E Croft, August 9, 1983: US04397644 (181 worldwide citation)

A sanitary napkin is provided which is capable of transmitting viscous menstrual fluid into the absorbent portion of the napkin without cover runoff. The napkin has a fluid permeable cover which is integrated with a portion of the absorbent matrix. This portion of the absorbent matrix is also design ...

Dieter Gerth, Friedrich Schatz, Cornelius van Hove: Moisture-proofing electrical cable. Kabelmetal Electro, Ralf H Siegemund, August 9, 1983: US04398058 (165 worldwide citation)

Three stranded-together, insulated conductors are enveloped in a rubber-elastic, inner sleeve on which sits a corrugated twin tube arrangement of an inner copper tube and an outer steel tube. The corrugations seal the interior in a bulkhead-like fashion.

Marvin Chodorow, Robert S Symons: Mode suppression means for gyrotron cavities. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Richard B Nelson, August 9, 1983: US04398121 (157 worldwide citation)

In a gyrotron electron tube of the gyro-klystron or gyro-monotron type, having a cavity supporting an electromagnetic mode with circular electric field, spurious resonances can occur in modes having noncircular electric field. These spurious resonances are damped and their frequencies shifted by a c ...

Glenn O Mallory Jr: Electroless nickel polyalloys. Richardson Chemical Company, Lockwood Dewey Alex & Cummings, August 9, 1983: US04397812 (157 worldwide citation)

Electroless, polymetallic nickel alloys containing an element of boron or phosphorus and one or more metals selected from tin, tungsten, molybdenum or copper which have unique properties and are produced as a plated deposit in an electroless nickel plating bath containing an ester complex of a polyh ...