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Jean M Mayer, Glenn R Elion: Cellulose acetate and starch based biodegradable injection molded plastics compositions and methods of manufacture. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Richard J Donahue, Anthony J Lane, February 22, 1994: US05288318 (92 worldwide citation)

A method and composition are provided for making biodegradable injection ded parts from 30% to 70% cellulose acetate, 10% to 60% unmodified raw (whole) starch and 5% to 35% plasticizer including glycerols and glycerol acetates. Other ingredients that can be used include: starch, flour and paper acet ...


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Glenn R Elion: Optical wavelength division multiplexer mixer-splitter. International Communications and Energy, John J Byrne, January 6, 1981: US04243297 (30 worldwide citation)

An optical wavelength division multiplexer mixer-splitter wherein a precision formed substrate chip is fabricated with a first traversing groove and at least a second intersecting groove. A first input/output optical fiber lies upon one end of the first groove and at least a second input/output fibe ...


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Arthur R Nelson, Glenn R Elion: Optical accelerometer. ADC Fiber Optics Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, February 4, 1986: US04567771 (25 worldwide citation)

A wide bandwidth, high sensitivity optical accelerometer having a lever arm to amplify the mechanical displacement of the accelerometer mass element. The optical accelerometer includes a high resonant-frequency spring-mass system, wherein the acceleration forces up to several hundred Hz cause a line ...


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Glenn R Elion: Agricultural biodegradable plastics. International Communications & Energy, Townsend and Townsend, April 27, 1993: US05205863 (23 worldwide citation)

Biodegradable starch acetate plastics are synthesized from whole agricultural flours and acetylating agents, without the use of solvents. The process includes a low temperature, staged addition of catalyst to the reactant mixture. The resultant polymers may be blended with other polymers, and biodeg ...


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Glenn R Elion: Process for providing optical fibers conditioned for hostile environments and fibers thus formed. Aetna Telecommunications Laboratories, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, September 25, 1984: US04473599 (22 worldwide citation)

A process for manufacturing an optical fiber having a ceramic coating applied at the preform stage or drawn fiber stage wherein the coating hermetically seals the fiber against penetration of environmental gases and fluids and increases the fiber tensile strength, and a fiber produced by the process ...


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Glenn R Elion: Optical fiber protection by powder filled coatings. Aetna Telecommunications Laboratories, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, June 25, 1985: US04525026 (17 worldwide citation)

The optically transmissive fiber of a fiber optic cable is protected from degradation by corrosion from environmental fluids in high pressure and/or temperature environments. The light transmitting fiber is surrounded with one or more protective layers which contain finely divided particles, typical ...


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Glenn R Elion: Production of hydrocarbons from geothermal resources. International Communication & Energy division of International Optical Telecommunications, Townsend and Townsend, May 22, 1990: US04927856 (13 worldwide citation)

Electricity generation, hydrogen gas production, and methanol production are combined in an integrated system and process for recovering both energy and chemical values from a geothermal resource. Electricity is generated by turbines run by the heated pressurized gas stream emerging from the resourc ...


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Glenn R Elion: Synthesis of plastics from recycled paper and sugar cane. International Communications & Energy, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, September 14, 1993: US05244945 (12 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for preparing a cellulose ester plastic composition from waste paper (e.g. recycled paper) and/or sugar cane bagasse. The paper or bagasse is reacted with an acid anhydride in the presence of a catalyst to esterify some of the hydroxy groups on the cellulose. The resulting cellu ...


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Preparation of cyanopyridines. Merck & Co, Richard A Thompson, J Jerome Behan, July 20, 1976: US03970657 (6 worldwide citation)

Cyanopyridines are prepared by bringing a reactant stream comprising an alkyl substituted pyridine, ammonia, steam and oxygen into contact with a novel catalyst composition which results in high selectivity to the desired cyanopyridine.


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Preparation of cyanopyridines. Merck & Co, Richard A Thompson, J Jerome Behan, July 20, 1976: US03970659 (5 worldwide citation)

Cyanopyridines are prepared by bringing a reactant stream comprising an alkyl substituted pyridine, ammonia, steam and oxygen into contact with a novel catalyst composition which results in high selectivity to the desired cyanopyridine.



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