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Johan Martens, Gina Vanbutsele, Roger Vermeiren: Method for reducing the size of metallic compound particles. K U Leuven Research & Development, Clark & Elbing, June 10, 2008: US07384560 (11 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for reducing the average size of metallic compound particles or agglomerates suspended in a fluid by flowing one or more times said fluid having metallic compound particles or agglomerates suspended therein through one or more magnetic fields to reduce the average size of a subs ...


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Eric Benazzi, Emmanuelle Guillon, Johan Martens: Catalyst comprising at least one zeolite chosen from ZBM-30, SM-48 EU-2 and EU-11 and at least one Y zeolite and process of hydroconversion of hydrocarbon charges using such a catalyst. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, November 27, 2007: US07300900 (11 worldwide citation)

A hydrocracking catalyst containing at least one matrix, at least one zeolite chosen from the group formed by the zeolites ZBM-30, ZSM-48, EU-2, and EU-11, at least one Y zeolite, at least one hydro-dehydrogenating metal chosen from the group formed by the metals from Group VIB and Group VIII of the ...


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Johan Martens, Wim Souverijns, Rudy Parton, Gilbert Froment, Eric Benazzi, Nathalie George Marchal, Christian Marcilly: Process for the selective hydroisomerization of long linear and/or slightly branched paraffins using a catalyst based on a molecular sieve. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, November 23, 1999: US05990371 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a process for the selective hydroisomerisation of compounds containing at least one n-alkane chain containing more than 10 carbon atoms, in which the compound to be treated is brought into contact with a catalyst comprising at least one hydro-dehydrogenating element and at lea ...


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Eric Benazzi, Nathalie Marchal George, Johan Martens, Marion Claude: Zeolite ZSM-48 catalyst and method for improving paraffinic feedstock flow point. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, January 10, 2006: US06984309 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to a catalyst that consists of a substrate made of at least one matrix and at least one zeolite that is selected from the group composed of the zeolites ZSM-48, EU-11, and ZBM-30, whereby, at the level of the zeolite, at least one noble metal of Group VIII is deposited on said ...


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Eric Benazzi, Emmanuelle Guillon, Johan Martens: Catalyst and its use for improving the pour point of hydrocarbon charges. Institut Francais du Petrole, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, October 16, 2007: US07282465 (2 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising at least one ZBM-30 zeolite, synthesized in the presence of a particular structuring agent such as triethylenetetramine, at least one porous mineral matrix, at least one hydro-dehydrogenating element, preferably chosen from the elements of Group VIB and Group VIII of the period ...


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Francesca Iacopi, Salvador Eslava Fernandez, Christine Kirschhock, Johan Martens: UV light exposure for functionalization and hydrophobization of pure-silica zeolites. IMEC, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 15, 2009: US07632771 (2 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for making pure-silica-zeolite films useful as low-k material, specifically, more hydrophobic, homogeneous and with absence of cracks. The method utilizes a UV cure; preferably the UV cure is performed at temperatures at higher than the deposition temperature. The UV-assisted cu ...


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Johan Martens, Guy Van Den Mooter, Jan Van Humbeeck, Caroline Aerts, Randy Mellaerts: Controlled release delivery system for bio-active agents. K U Leuven Research & Development, Clark & Elbing, July 29, 2014: US08790697 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a controlled release delivery system comprising a bio-active compound and a matrix carrier, wherein said matrix carrier is an amorphous microporous non-fibrous silicon or titanium oxide being loaded with said bio-active compound and wherein the micropores of said matrix carrie ...


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Guy Van Den Mooter, Johan Martens, Jan Nuyens: Particle size reduction of bioactive compounds. K U Leuven Research & Development, Clark & Elbing, February 23, 2010: US07666307 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for reducing the average size of biologically active compound particles or agglomerates suspended in a fluid by flowing one or more times said fluid having biologically active compound particles or agglomerates suspended therein through one or more magnetic fields to ...


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Thomas J Remans, Pierre A Jacobs, Johan Martens, Dominicus A G van Oeffelen, Mathias H G Steijns: Isomerization of vinyl glycols to unsaturated diols. The Dow Chemical Company, September 22, 1998: US05811601 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for the isomerization of a vinyl glycol to an unsaturated diol in the presence of a rhenium-based catalyst; and to a catalyst for said isomerization. More specifically, this invention relates to the isomerization of 3-butene-1,2-diol to 2-butene-1,4-diol; and to a ...


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Octavian Anton, Dirk Van Wouwe, Georges Poncelet, Pierre Jacobs, Johan Martens: Silica-particles containing alumina, process for preparing same and the use thereof. Redco, Wegner & Bretschneider, January 19, 1988: US04720475 (1 worldwide citation)

Amorphous, substantially spherical silica particles obtained by acidic hydrolysis of substantially spherical synthetic crystalline calcium silicates having a size of from 20 to 120 microns are coated with a layer comprising silica and alumina. The silica particles obtained may be directly employed a ...