Bernard J Eastlund, Kenneth J Schmitt, Ronald M Bass, John M Harrison: Method and system for introducing electric current into a well. Production Technologies International, Vinson & Elkins, January 5, 1988: US04716960 (310 worldwide citation)

An invention for supplying power to a well. In one embodiment power heats a tubing from adjacent the surface to a selected level to prevent the formation of solids. The tubing is heated by passing an electric current therethrough. In one form the tubing is insulated from the wellhead and the casing ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Kenneth J Schmitt, Ronald M Bass: Well heater. Formation Damage Removal Corporation, Vinson & Elkins, July 7, 1987: US04678034 (32 worldwide citation)

The tubing of a cased petroleum well is heated for any purpose such as to prevent deposition of solids by coupling a microwave source to the well annulus at the surface and transmitting the waves down the annulus.

Bernard J Eastlund: Method and apparatus for a large volume plasma processor that can utilize any feedstock material. May 20, 1997: US05630880 (21 worldwide citation)

This invention utilizes a large volume plasma processor to completely ionize any feedstock material and deposit the ionized and unionized species of elements of the feedstock material on deposition stages. Apparatus is provided for generating a toroidal, high temperature, low density plasma in the l ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Charles H Wood, Robert W Couch, Michael G Ury: Method and apparatus for ultraviolet curing of three dimensional objects without rotation. Fusion Systems, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, June 17, 1980: US04208587 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for curing three dimensional objects such as cylindrical two piece cans with ultraviolet light without having to rotate the cans, at conventional can line speeds and using a minimum number of lamp units. In a first embodiment, the cans are moved, without rotation, between at l ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Kenneth J Schmitt, Douglas C Anderson: Tubing collar. Production Technologies International, M H Gay, August 29, 1989: US04861074 (17 worldwide citation)

A collar for electrically insulating between upper and lower tubing sections in which load bearing insulating materials in the collar are isolated from fluids both interior and exterior the collar.

Bernard J Eastlund: Method and apparatus for altering a region in the earths atmosphere, ionosphere, and/or magnetosphere. APTI, Roderick W MacDonald, August 11, 1987: US04686605 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for altering at least one selected region which normally exists above the earth's surface. The region is excited by electron cyclotron resonance heating to thereby increase its charged particle density. In one embodiment, circularly polarized electromagnetic radiation is trans ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Maurice E Levis: High intensity discharge lamp with single crystal sapphire envelope. Gem Lighting, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, November 19, 2002: US06483237 (11 worldwide citation)

A high intensity discharge lamp constructed with a tubular envelope composed of single crystal sapphire in which a continuous non-flash arc is created across multiple electrodes to generate a radiation emitting plasma. The lamp may operate at higher temperatures and pressures than conventional high ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Andrew H Bushnell: Method and apparatus utilizing microwaves to enhance electrode arc lamp emission spectra. Purepulse Technologies, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 11, 2000: US06087783 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for operating a dual electrode flashlamp. The method employs steps of applying an electrical potential between a pair of electrodes of the dual electrode flashlamp; and irradiating a region behind one of said electrodes with microwave energy. The system has a flashlamp bulb; a fi ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Simon Ramo: Method and apparatus for creating an artificial electron cyclotron heating region of plasma. APTI, Drude Faulconer, December 8, 1987: US04712155 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus altering a region of plasma that lies above the earth's surface at altitudes (e.g. below 50 kilometer) where the collison rate of the electrons in the plasma is originally greater than the cyclotron frequency of the electrons. First, artificial magnetic lines of force are esta ...

Bernard J Eastlund, Maurice E Levis: Sapphire high intensity discharge projector lamp. GEM Lighting, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, December 9, 2003: US06661174 (4 worldwide citation)

A high intensity discharge lamp, especially for optical projection systems, in one embodiment uses an anode electrode, a cathode electrode and a cylindrical envelope of single crystal (SC) sapphire. The fill may contain hydrogen, chlorine, sodium, scandium, sulfur and selenium and is under pressure ...