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Sandeep Tyagi
Biswas Amit, Dhara Dibakar, Krishnamurthy Raja, Kung Edward, Maiti Parnasree, Rai Roopali, Tyagi Sandeep, Sawant Vitthal Abaso, Totad Rajashekhar Shiddappa: Polycarbonate composition comprising nanomaterials. Sabic Innovative Plastics, Biswas Amit, Dhara Dibakar, Krishnamurthy Raja, Kung Edward, Maiti Parnasree, Rai Roopali, Tyagi Sandeep, Sawant Vitthal Abaso, Totad Rajashekhar Shiddappa, CURBELO Pamela J, July 31, 2008: WO/2008/091413 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing a polycarbonate nanocomposite comprising forming a reactant mixture comprising a nanomaterial, a solvent, a dihydroxy compound and an activated carbonate; and polymerizing the dihydroxy compound and the activated carbonate in the presence of the solvent to form the polycarbonat ...


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Jeffrey Calvert
Jeffrey M Calvert, Joseph F Lachowski: Photoresists comprising novolak resin blends. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Peter F Corless, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, July 31, 2008: US20080182204-A1

Photoresist compositions are provided comprising a radiation sensitive component and at least two distinct novolak resins. In one aspect, photoresists of the invention exhibit notably high dissolution rates, such as in excess of 800 angstroms per second in aqueous developer solution. In another aspe ...


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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Philip M Walker, Mark T Maguire, Kerwyn L Ballinger, Makarand P Gore: Point-of-sale enablement of optical storage media. Hewlett Packard Company, July 31, 2008: US20080184282-A1

A locking mechanism for an optical storage medium comprises a first portion that is installed on the optical storage medium and a second portion that is lockable to the first portion. When the first and second portions are locked together, the optical storage medium is unusable to access data stored ...


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Fred Thomas
Michael J Barber, William G McCollom, Fred C Thomas: Network attached storage (nas) server having a plurality of automated media portals. Fulbright & Jaworski, July 31, 2008: US20080183836-A1

According to one embodiment, a system comprises a network attached storage (NAS) server not having a general-purpose user input device. The NAS server comprises local data storage and a plurality of automated media portals each operable for receiving a direct communicative coupling of a portable sto ...


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Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Frans Adriaansen, Eelco van Hamersveld: Multiwall Polymer Sheet, and Methods for Making and Articles Using the Same. Cantor Colburn, July 31, 2008: US20080182047-A1

In one embodiment, a multiwall sheet comprises: non-intersecting polymer walls comprising outer layers and transverse layers. The transverse layers intersect the walls to form cells. The multiwall sheet has a non-uniform cell density. In another embodiment, a multiwall sheet can comprise: non-inters ...


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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Paul Boerger: Noise reduction in a system. Hewlett Packard Company, July 31, 2008: US20080181433-A1

A system comprises a plurality of storage drives coupled to logic. The logic implements a noise-reducing feature selected from a group consisting of a first feature that limits system performance based on a level of ambient noise, a second feature that staggers access transactions among said storage ...


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Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Christophe Duquenne, Wolfgang Holderich: Method for Producing Acrylic Acid from Glycerol. Arkema France, Arkema, Patent Department 26th Floor, July 31, 2008: US20080183013-A1

The invention relates to a method for producing acrylic acid in one step by an oxydehydration reaction of glycerol in the presence of molecular oxygen. The reaction is preferably carried out in gaseous phase in the presence of a suitable catalyst.


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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Dennis F McNamara, Suzanne M Scott, Charles W Hull, Mehdi Mojdeh: Brush assembly for removal of excess uncured build material. Summa Allan & Additon, July 31, 2008: US20080181977-A1

A solid imaging apparatus is provided that includes a replaceable cartridge containing a source of build material and an extendable and retractable flexible transport film for transporting the build material layer-by-layer from the cartridge to the surface of a build in an image plane. An operator u ...


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Chen Beining: Thiazole and oxazole derivatives for use in the treatment of prion diseases, cancer and conditions of the central nervous system as well as in the regulation of stem cells. The University Of Sheffield, Chen Beining, Harrison Goddard Foote, July 31, 2008: WO/2008/090382 (59 worldwide citation)

Compounds of the formula (I) are provided: Fomula (I) wherein X, Y, R1, R2 and R3 are as defined in the specification. The compounds may be useful in the treatment of various diseases and conditions, in particular prion diseases.


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Laske Timothy G, Hill Alexander John, Ryan Timothy R, Mesana Thierry Georges, Tower Allen J: Stented heart valve devices and methods for atrioventricular valve replacement. Medtronic, Laske Timothy G, Hill Alexander John, Ryan Timothy R, Mesana Thierry Georges, Tower Allen J, HAKAMAKI Michaele A, July 31, 2008: WO/2008/091515 (58 worldwide citation)

A compressible and expandable stent assembly for implantation in a body lumen such as a mitral valve, the stent assembly including at least one stent barrel that is shaped and sized so that it allows for normal operation of adjacent heart structures. One or more stent barrels can be included in the ...