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Craig Allen
John Wesley Harris JR, Craig Allen Bielek, Scott Edmond Ellis, Daniel Alan Hynum, Melissa Ann Seely, Xiaoyong Fu: Apparatus and methods for cooling platform regions of turbine rotor blades. General Electric Company, June 21, 2012: US20120156055-A1

A configuration of cooling channels through the interior of a turbine rotor blade, the turbine rotor blade including a platform at an interface between an airfoil and a root. In one embodiment, the configuration of cooling channels includes: an interior cooling passage that is configured to extend f ...


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Craig Allen
John Wesley Harris JR, Craig Allen Bielek, Scott Edmond Ellis, Xiaoyong Fu: Apparatus and methods for cooling platform regions of turbine rotor blades. General Electric Company, May 3, 2012: US20120107134-A1

A platform cooling arrangement in a turbine rotor blade having a platform at an interface between an airfoil and a root, wherein the rotor blade includes an interior cooling passage that extends from a connection at the root to the approximate radial height of the platform, wherein, the interior coo ...


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Robert Senzig
Abdelaziz Ikhlef, Jiang Hsieh, Jeffrey Alan Kautzer, Robert F Senzig, Bruno Kristiaan Bernard De Man, Paavana Sainath, Xiaoye Wu, Jed Douglas Pack: De-populated detector for computed tomography and method of making same. September 1, 2011: US20110211667-A1

A system, method, and apparatus includes a computed tomography (CT) detector array having a central region with a plurality of central region detecting cells configured to acquire CT data of a first number of slices during a scan, a first wing along a first side of the central region, and a second w ...


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Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies
Hayagreeva Rao K V, Prashant Shukla, Adi Narayana Namburi, Chinniah Thiagarajan: Steam turbine exhaust hood and method of fabricating the same. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, Armstrong Teasdale, November 20, 2008: US20080286099-A1

A method of fabricating an exhaust hood is provided for use with a turbine engine. The method includes providing an upper shell casing wherein the upper shell casing is fabricated from a composite material, and coupling the upper shell casing to a lower shell casing such that a turbine is housed wit ...


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Keith Everett
Keith Everett: Plate and method for high throughput screening. Biolex Therapeutics, Alston & Bird, May 1, 2008: US20080098585-A1

A multiple well plate and method for media exchange, including a body defining a plurality of cell wells each connected via a channel to one of a plurality of aspiration holes, is provided. The cell wells contain a porous, hydrophilic frit which is suspended on a ledge above a reservoir of fluid med ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Method of retrofitting an engine. The Invention Science Fund I, Workman Nydegger, December 28, 2010: US07856714 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of retrofitting for electrical power generation an internal combustion engine (including a plurality of pistons connected to a common crankshaft) includes applying to at least one and optionally to each piston a power converter operable to convert mechanical energy of the piston to and from ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Mark Derakhshan, Longzhi Jiang, William Einziger, Xiaoxue Diao, Benjamin Gronemeyer, Erman Citirik: Coil support for a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) magnet and method of support. December 27, 2012: US20120325996-A1

A coil support arrangement for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging System and method of support are provided. One coil support arrangement includes a main former body having a plurality of channels between end flanges and a splint coupled to the main former body between the end flanges. The coil support ar ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, John Scaturro JR, William Louis Einziger: MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SYSTEM WITH THERMAL RESERVOIR AND METHOD FOR COOLING. July 12, 2012: US20120176134-A1

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also in ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang: Thermal shield and method for thermally cooling a magnetic resonance imaging system. November 24, 2011: US20110284191-A1

A thermal shield and method for thermally cooling a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system are provided. One thermal shield includes a cooling tube forming a frame. The cooling tube is configured to receive therethrough cryogen fluid from a cryogen vessel of an MRI system. The thermal shield furthe ...



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