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Robert Yant, Piotr Piechuta, Kevin Butler, Mark Piechuta: Reactor mixing assembly. Quantum Technologies, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co A, March 14, 2000: US06036355 (12 worldwide citation)

A continuous dynamic mixing assembly includes a mixing chamber having an inner wall which is generally symmetrical about a central axis. At least one first fluid inlet introduces first fluid material into the mixing chamber. At least one second fluid inlet introduces second fluid material into the m ...


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Eric Kevin Butler, Pi Wei Chin, Scott J Colbeck, Kaladhar Voruganti: Method for using host and storage controller port information to configure paths between a host and storage controller. International Business Machines Corporation, David W Victor, Konrad Raynes and Victor, July 20, 2010: US07761629 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided is a method for using host and storage controller port information to configure paths between a host and storage controller. Information is gathered on ports on at least one host, ports on at least one storage controller managing access to storage volumes, and at least one fabric over which ...


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Petros Efstathopoulos, Bruce Montague, Dharmesh Shah, Kevin Butler: Host validation mechanism for preserving integrity of portable storage data. Symantec Corporation, Brill Law Office, Jeffrey Brill, October 7, 2014: US08856918 (4 worldwide citation)

A host validation system runs on a portable storage device, and protects data stored thereon from unauthorized access by host computers. The system identifies a host to which the portable device is coupled, for example by using the host's TPM. This can further comprise identifying the host's current ...


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Eric Kevin Butler, Pi Wei Chin, Scott J Colbeck, Kaladhar Voruganti: Management system for using host and storage controller port information to configure paths between a host and storage controller in a network. International Business Machines Corporation, David W Victor, Konrad Raynes and Victor, March 20, 2012: US08140725 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided is an article of manufacture, system and method for a management system for using host and storage controller port information to configure paths between a host and storage controller in a network. The management system obtains information on ports on at least one host, at least one storage ...


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Eric Kevin Butler, Ramani Ranjan Routray, Prasenjit Sarkar, Chung hao Tan, Kiyoung Yang: Automatically identifying an optimal set of attributes to facilitate generating best practices for configuring a networked system. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, March 23, 2010: US07685277 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically identifying an optimal set of attributes of entities included in a networked system. Entity types are ranked based on information gain. A first classification accuracy relative to a first entity type is determined. The first entity type is the top-ranked entity ...


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Eric Kevin Butler, Pi Wei Chin, Scott Joseph Colbeck, Kaladhar Voruganti: Integrated guidance and validation policy based zoning mechanism. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen R Tkacs, Stephen J Walder Jr, Feb R Cabrasawan, September 20, 2011: US08024773 (2 worldwide citation)

A mechanism is provided to automatically retrieve zoning best practices from a centralized repository and to ensure that automatically generated zones do not violate these best practices. A user selects a set of hosts and storage controllers. The user also selects a guidance policy for creating the ...


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Kevin Butler, André J Sommer: Spectroscopic analysis technique for measuring the amount of surface material on wire. Linccln Global, Fay Sharpe, February 24, 2009: US07495766 (1 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present application, a method and system is provided for measuring an amount of surface material on a wire. A section of the wire and a beam generating device configured to generate a high energy beam are placed in a positional relationship with each other. The relationship pe ...


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Eric Kevin Butler, Ramani Ranjan Routray, Prasenjit Sarkar, Chung hao Tan, Kiyoung Yang: Automatically identifying an optimal set of attributes to facilitate generating best practices for configuring a networked system. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, August 17, 2010: US07779122 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically identifying an optimal set of attributes of entities included in a networked system. Entity types are ranked based on information gain. A first classification accuracy relative to a first entity type is determined. The first entity type is the top-ranked entity ...


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Kevin Butler: Methods and systems for determining moisture transfer characteristics of welding materials. Lincoln Global, Fay Sharpe, February 5, 2008: US07325444 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are presented for determining a transfer characteristic of welding electrodes, flux, or other welding consumable, or materials used in producing welding consumables, in which an analytical scale or other weight measurement instrument is situated within an environmental chamber to ...


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Kevin Butler, David M Fedor: Method for reducing reactivity of ferroalloys used in fabricating coated stick welding electrodes. Lincoln Global, Hahn Loerser & Parks, April 21, 2009: US07521081 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods are presented for reducing reactivity of ferroalloys used in the manufacture of stick welding electrodes with ferroalloy coatings, in which surface metal silicon of ferroalloy powder is stabilized by dissolving or prereacting the surface silicon or silicon dioxide to provide stabilized ferro ...