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Cook Robert Lance, Brisco David Paul, Stewart R Bruce, Ring Lev, Haut Richard Carl, Mack Robert D: Method of forming a wellhead. Shell Int Research, September 20, 2000: GB2347950-A (134 worldwide citation)

A wellhead is formed by extruding a plurality of tubular liners 1520, 1530, 1535 off of a mandrel into contact with an outer casing 1510. The first tubular liner 1520 and mandrel are positioned within the wellbore with the tubular liner in an overlapping relationship with the outer casing 1510. At l ...


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Cook Robert Lance, Brisco David Paul, Ring Lev, Bullock Michael L: Apparatus for coupling a liner to a well casing. Shell Int Research, September 20, 2000: GB2347952-A (125 worldwide citation)

As apparatus 200 is placed within wellbore 100 in overlapping relationship with casing 115, fluids within chamber 315 pass to chamber 310 via passages 295, 290, 285, 260 and 265. Passage 265 is then closed and passages 260, 285, 290 and 295 are cleared by injecting fluid into chamber 315. Cement is ...


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Moshe Dudai: A gastric band. Moshe Dudai, September 20, 2000: EP1036545-A2 (53 worldwide citation)

A gastric band of a belt type is presented for attaching around a circumference of a patient's stomach, so as to define the diameter of the stomach opening. The band comprises outer and inner surfaces, wherein the inner surface engages the stomach, and at least the outer surface is formed by an elon ...


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Devinney Erik T, Sabat John Jr: Gain equalization for optical fiber distribution network. Transcept, September 20, 2000: EP1037411-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

Circuitry in central (BTS) and remote transceivers (CMI) is disclosed to monitor wireless telephone signal levels and control the settings of gain control circuitry in a plurality of remote transceivers (CMI) that carry telephony signals between wireless telephones and the central transceiver (BTS) ...


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Evans Stephen Martin, Matthias Terry R, Roberts Tom Scott: A method of applying a wear--resistant layer to a surface of a downhole component. Camco Int, September 20, 2000: EP1036913-A1 (42 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed comprising the steps of locating, on a surface of a downhole component, a plurality of thermally stable polycrystalline diamond (TSP) bearing elements (32), and then applying to the surface a settable facing material (34) which bonds to the surface between the bearing elements ...


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Shakhgildian Vagan, Burbidge Richard, Whinnett Nicholas: A cdma cellular communication system and method of access therefor. Motorola, September 20, 2000: EP1037491-A1 (40 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a CDMA cellular communication system. Known CDMA systems perform call access to only one base station. According to the current invention a subscriber unit comprises means for entering a multiple cell access mode (409). It furthermore comprise means (411,413) for transmitti ...


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Loewenthal William J, Linden Thomas M: Program links and bulletins for the delivery of digital audio. Command Audio, September 20, 2000: EP1037419-A2 (36 worldwide citation)

An audio information device has a memory (16) in which a variety of pre-recorded program material is stored. A linking facility is provided connecting audio data files. The links are context related; whilst the user is listening to a first program, a display (38) is illuminated to indicate to the us ...


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Fukuzawa Hiroaki: Control of pad dresser in chemical-mechanical polishing appararus. Nippon Electric Co, September 20, 2000: GB2347885-A (31 worldwide citation)

A chemical-mechanical polishing apparatus comprises a polishing pad, a rotatable polishing table, a wafer holder, a pad dresser, means for calculating the wafer polishing rate and a controller for controlling the dresser based upon the polishing rate. The pad is dressed each time after a specified p ...


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Maeda Kazuo: Method for forming a porous silicon oxide film. Canon Sales Co, Semiconductor Process Lab Co, September 20, 2000: EP1037275-A1 (26 worldwide citation)

A method for forming an interlayer insulating film is disclosed. This method comprises the steps of: forming an Si-C film or an Si-C-H film on an underlying insulating film by performing plasma polymerization for an Si and C containing compound; forming a porous SiO2 film by performing O (oxygen) pl ...


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Gehringhoff Ludger, Haertel Wulf, Schoene Knut, Schmidt Ralf, Braun Dieter: Bumper arrangement. Benteler Werke, September 20, 2000: EP1036715-A2 (24 worldwide citation)

The front bumper fitting has cross bearers (5), spacing brackets (2) and stop plates (3) to connect it to the bodywork cross bearers (4). The bumper cross bearers and/or the spacing brackets have at least two successive deformation regions in the longitudinal direction of the car made with different ...