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Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Raisa L Kravchenko, Jennifer Maciejewski Petoff, Joyce Hung: High-melting polyolefin copolymer elastomers, catalysts and methods of synthesis. Jacques M Dulin Esq, Innovation Law Group, December 6, 2001: US20010049425-A1

This invention relates to high melting polyolefin copolymers suitable as thermoplastic elastomers and catalysts and methods for their synthesis. These elastomeric olefin copolymers are characterized by a mole fraction of crystallizable component Xc from about 30 to about 99%; low glass transition te ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Andrew Y Kim, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Method of producing device quality (a1) ingap alloys on lattice-mismatched substrates. Matthew E Connors, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, December 6, 2001: US20010047751-A1

A method of forming a semiconductor structure including providing a single crystal semiconductor substrate of GaP, and fabricating a graded composition buffer including a plurality of epitaxial semiconductor Inx(AlyGa1-y)1-xP alloy layers. The buffer includes a first alloy layer immediately contacti ...


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Whitehead Lorne A: Affichage dimage par reflexion interne totale a indice accru de refraction effective, Enhanced effective refractive index total internal reflection image display. The University Of British Columbia, The University Of British Columbia, Whitehead Lorne A, OYEN WIGGS GREEN & MUTALA, December 6, 2001: CA2410955 (9 worldwide citation)

A display for viewing images in a preferred direction (26). Parallel, macroscopically planar, structured surface, non-light absorptive light deflecting and reflecting portions are longitudinally symmetrical in mutually perpendicular directions (24, 20) which are perpendicular to direction (26). A li ...


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Quinn R Passey, Michele M Thomas, Kevin M Bohacs: Method for production of hydrocarbons from organic-rich rock. Gary D Lawson, Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company, December 6, 2001: US20010049342-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for accelerating the conversion of kerogen to hydrocarbons in a subterranean formation containing organic-rich rock that is located in the vicinity of reservoir-quality strata. Sufficient heat is generated in the reservoir-quality strata such that it heats the organic-rich rock in the subte ...


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Shek Fai Lau, Jimmy L Lee, Andrew J Parker: Electrode self-cleaning mechanism for electro-kinetic air transporter-conditioner devices. Sharper Image Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 6, 2001: US20010048906-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

An electro-kinetic electrostatic air conditioner includes a mechanism to clean the wire-like electrodes in the first electrode array. A length of flexible Mylar type sheet material projects from the base of the second electrode array towards and beyond the first electrode array. The distal end of ea ...


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Menard Raymond J, Quady Curtis E: Modular communication and control system and method. Royal Thoughts, VIKSNINS Ann S, December 6, 2001: WO/2001/093220 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting and monitoring at least one event or condition of interest. The system comprises a sensor and a wireless transmitter and receiver (150). Upon detection of an event of interest, the sensor communicates that information to the transmitter for communication to the rece ...


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Samuel Lee Miller, Paul Jackson McWhorter, Murray Steven Rodgers, Jeffry J Sniegowski, Stephen M Barnes: Microelectromechanical apparatus for elevating and tilting a platform. Timothy D Stanley, Sandia National Laboratories, December 6, 2001: US20010048265-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A microelectromechanical (MEM) apparatus is disclosed which has a platform that can be elevated above a substrate and tilted at an arbitrary angle using a plurality of flexible members which support the platform and control its movement. Each flexible member is further controlled by one or more MEM ...


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Bissinger Peter, Eckhardt Gunther, Weinmann Wolfgang: (De) Präpolymere (meth)acrylate mit polycyclischen oder aromatischen segmenten, (En) Prepolymeric (meth)acrylates with polycyclic or aromatic segments. 3m Espe, Bissinger Peter, Eckhardt Gunther, Weinmann Wolfgang, ABITZ Walter, December 6, 2001: WO/2001/092271 (4 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to monomers according to formulas (I) and (II) and to curable materials that contain these monomers.(DE) Die Erfindung betrifft Monomere gemäss den Formeln (I) und (II) sowie härtbare Massen, enthaltend diese Monomeren.


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Browse John A, Watts Jennifer L: Palmitate desaturase gene. Washington State University Research Foundation, Browse John A, Watts Jennifer L, HARDING Tanya M, December 6, 2001: WO/2001/092489 (4 worldwide citation)

Desaturase enzymes, and especially animal $g(D)?9¿-desaturases, and the use of such enzymes to alter fatty acid saturation, especially fatty acid saturation in oilseeds, are disclosed. In particular, the FAT-5 palmitate desaturase enzyme is disclosed. Also disclosed are nucleic acid sequences encodi ...


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Charles W Stewart, Stuart K Randa, Savvas G Hatzikiriakos, Evgueni E Rozenbaoum, Marlin D Buckmaster: Extrusion aid combination. E I Du Pont de Nemours And Company, Legal Department Patents, December 6, 2001: US20010048179-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

The combination of fluoropolymer processing aid with foam cell nucleating agent gives a combined processing aid that is far superior to either individually when used in the extrusion of melt processible polymers.