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Robert E Thompson, Gordon Gould, Charles I Soodak: Armored cable containing a hermetically sealed tube incorporating an optical fiber. Chevron Research Company, S R LaPaglia, E J Keeling, A Stephen Zavell, June 11, 1985: US04522464 (73 worldwide citation)

An armored cable containing a hermetically sealed tube incorporating an optical fiber is described. The armored optical cable exhibits minimal inelastic elongation in response to tension at elevated temperatures and is capable of withstanding harsh ambient conditions.


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Gordon Gould, Charles I Soodak, Robert E Thompson: Hermetically sealed optical fiber. Chevron Research Company, S R LaPaglia, E J Keeling, A Stephen Zavell, March 12, 1985: US04504112 (56 worldwide citation)

A hermetically sealed optical fiber tube and process of fabrication. The hermetically sealed tube is fabricated from rolled wires into shaped sectors such that when the sections are joined a cylindrical tube is formed having a sufficient inside diameter to accept one or a plurality of buffered optic ...


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Robert E Thompson: Subterranean cavity chimney development for connecting solution mined cavities. PPG Industries Canada, Irwin M Stein, Walter M Benjamin, September 22, 1981: US04290650 (52 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of connecting two or more subterranean cavities in a deposit having a potassium chloride-rich stratum which contains sodium chloride and which is disposed above a potassium chloride-lean, sodium chloride-rich stratum. The method comprises drilling at least two adjacent wells in ...


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Robert E Thompson: Convertible garment having a ventilation opening and a storage pouch. Watson Cole Stevens Davis P L L C, July 1, 1997: US05642526 (41 worldwide citation)

The back part of the torso of the garment has a ventilation opening therein which can be selectively opened or closed by a slide fastener. A storage pouch is secured to the inside of the back part in surrounding relationship to the ventilation opening and provides a volume for receiving the garment ...


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Robert E Thompson: Armored optical fiber cable. Chevron Research Company, S R LaPaglia, E J Keeling, A Stephen Zavell, June 18, 1985: US04523804 (36 worldwide citation)

An armored optical cable and process of manufacturing is described. The armored optical cable exhibits minimal inelastic elongation in response to tension at elevated temperatures and is capable of withstanding harsh ambient conditions. The armored optical cable is fabricated in a unitary operation ...


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Robert E Thompson: Armored optical fiber cable. Chevron Research Company, S R LaPaglia, E J Keeling, Zavell, September 29, 1987: US04696542 (30 worldwide citation)

An optical well logging cable and method of fabrication is provided which utilizes the combination of optical fiber means having a proof test stress value of at least about 150,000 pounds per square inch with a surrounding and protecting arrangement of helically wound strength elements in a construc ...


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Phuong T Nguyen, Robert E Thompson, Joshua J Kimmel: Media control valve. United States Filter Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 19, 2003: US06607175 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention is related to valves for the controlling the flow of media. For example, the valves of the present invention may control the flow of solid media into a fluid stream. More, specifically, the valves of the present invention may be used to control the flow of a blasting media into ...


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Robert E Thompson Jr, Leo D Snedegar: Security and alarm apparatus. Charles W Chandler, January 18, 1983: US04369437 (16 worldwide citation)

A cover for a fill pipe opening of an underground fuel tank which contains a transmitter which will be activated when the cover is disturbed to transmit an alarm signal to a remote location. The signaling equipment is fully contained within the cover and the cover is sealed to protect the equipment ...


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Lawrence R Folsom, Martin Hughes, Clive Tucker, Steven L Adams, Robert J Kogut, George R Wilson Jr, Robert E Thompson: Compact artillery. J Michael Neary, June 3, 2003: US06571676 (16 worldwide citation)

A gun system has a two piece cannon assembly that is separated between a removable chamber instead of a traditional breech, and a projectile forcing cone. The chamber has a plug at one end that can accommodate any type of ignition system, and the other end is open and is attached to the barrel with ...


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Robert E Thompson, Kurt M Geiser: Method for enhancing the separation capacity of a multi-bed filtration system. Signal Environmental Systems, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 27, 1988: US04793934 (15 worldwide citation)

A multi-bed filtration system includes an upstream filter bed in series with a downstream filter bed of nonbuoyant media. Also included is a system for periodically backwashing the nonbuoyant filter bed. Coagulant-treated water is passed through the upstream filter bed, followed by the downward flow ...