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Greg G Peters, Robert C West: In-situ retorting of oil shale. Exxon Production Research Co, Alfred A Equitz, November 20, 1984: US04483398 (124 worldwide citation)

Fluid, such as liquid water, is injected into the rock surrounding an in situ oil shale retort at sufficient pressure and flow rate so that the injected fluid flows toward the retort to block the path of hot liquid and gaseous kerogen decomposition products escaping from the retort and to return hea ...


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Robert C West: Phenylmethylpolysilane polymers and process for their preparation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Donald J Singer, Cedric H Kuhn, April 7, 1981: US04260780 (50 worldwide citation)

A phenylmethylpolysilane polymer is prepared by the addition of a small amount of phenylmethyldichlorosilane to dimethyldichlorosilane and reduction of the resulting mixture. The polymer is a gum or meltable resinous material which has utility as a precursor for preparing silicon carbide fibers.


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Robert C West, Lawrence D David: Soluble polysilastyrene and method for preparation. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, McDougall Hersh & Scott, April 13, 1982: US04324901 (36 worldwide citation)

The preparation of soluble polysilastyrene comprising reacting phenylmethyldichlorosilane and dimethyldichlorosilane in the mole ratio of 1 to 0.25-2 in the solvent solution in the presence of sodium.


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Viacheslav V Dementiev, Robert C West, Robert J Hamers, Kiu Yuen Tse: Electrochemical double-layer capacitor using organosilicon electrolytes. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, December 16, 2008: US07466539 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are supercapacitors having organosilicon electrolytes, high surface area/porous electrodes, and optionally organosilicon separators. Electrodes are formed from high surface area material (such as porous carbon nanotubes or carbon nanofibers), which has been impregnated with the electrolyte ...


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Bookeun Oh, Robert C West, Khalil Amine: Electrolyte for use in electrochemical devices. Gavrilouch Dodd & Lindsey, September 15, 2009: US07588859 (18 worldwide citation)

The electrolyte includes one or more polysiloxanes, one or more alkali metal salts, and one or more silanes. At least one polysiloxane includes side chains having poly(alkylene oxide) moieties. At east one silane includes at least one moiety selected from a first group consisting of an alkyl group, ...


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Robert C West, Richard Hooper, David A Moline: Polysiloxane polymers with multiple oligooxyethylene side chains. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, January 8, 2002: US06337383 (18 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are solid polysiloxane polymers having multiple oligooxyethylene side chains per silicon. The multiple oligooxyethylene side chains are each directly connected to the silicons, or they can be linked by a branching structure and then jointly linked to the silicons. Methods for produc ...


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Robert C West, Douglas E Beyer, Koichi Komatsu: Alkylidenediquinocyclopropanes and Diarylcyclopropenes and method for preparation. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, McDougall Hersh & Scott, January 9, 1979: US04133821 (18 worldwide citation)

Alkylidenediquinocyclopropanes and diarylcyclopropenes and the preparation of the former by oxidation of the latter and which are characterized by low energy electronic absorption, pronounced dichroism and characteristic specular reflectance.


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Viacheslav V Dementiev, Robert C West, Robert J Hamers, Kiu Yuen Tse: Electrochemical double-layer capacitor using organosilicon electrolytes. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, November 3, 2009: US07612985 (16 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are supercapacitors having organosilicon electrolytes, high surface area/porous electrodes, and optionally organosilicon separators. Electrodes are formed from high surface area material (such as porous carbon nanotubes or carbon nanofibers), which has been impregnated with the electrolyte ...


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Robert C West, Zhengcheng Zhang: Cross-linked polysiloxanes. Quallion, May 3, 2005: US06887619 (14 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are cross-linked polysiloxane polymers having oligooxyethylene side chains. Lithium salts of these polymers can be synthesized as a liquid and then caused to solidify in the presence of elevated temperatures to provide a solid electrolyte useful in lithium batteries.


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Robert C West, Kunio Oka: Hydrosilylation of fullerenes. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, January 31, 1995: US05386048 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention provides silicon substituted fullerene compounds. The compounds can form polymers or wrapped fullerenes. The compounds may be made by reacting an organo-silicon compound with a fullerene in the presence of a catalyst by a hydrosilylation reaction.