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Sakurai Tomohisa, Hatta Shinji, Karasawa Masaru, Tsukagoshi Takeshi, Shiga Akira, Yasunaga Koji, Yamamiya Hiroyuki, Nakamura Takeaki: Chargeable battery type medical treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, October 17, 2000: JP2000-287987 (400 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make charging a battery with electricity possible while sterilized condition of a tool for surgery is kept and the battery is mounted in the tool for surgery. SOLUTION: High frequency electric current is applied on electricity transmitting coil 44 on the outer periphery of a ...


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Jonathan A Eppstein, Michael R Hatch, Difei Yang: Microporation of human skin for drug delivery and monitoring applications. SpectRx, Altea Technologies, Needle & Rosenberg P C, November 7, 2000: US06142939 (339 worldwide citation)

A method of enhancing the permeability of the skin to an analyte for diagnostic purposes or to a drug for therapeutic purposes is described utilizing microporation and optionally sonic energy and a chemical enhancer. If selected, the sonic energy may be modulated by means of frequency modulation, am ...


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John A Masek: Method and apparatus for improved recovery of oil from porous, subsurface deposits (targevcir oricess). Sherman and Shalloway, June 8, 1993: US05217076 (329 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the improved recovery of oil from porous sub-surface deposits such as tar sands comprising mining and drilling a well with upper and lower horizontal rectangular grids extending outward into the deposit and applying steam heat or super heated crude oil vapor through the lo ...


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Ottfried J Hahn: Method and apparatus for conversion of coal in situ. University of Kentucky Research Foundation, King and Schickli, October 11, 1988: US04776638 (299 worldwide citation)

A method for the electro-thermal and electrochemical underground conversion of coal into oil and by-products comprises the steps of inserting an underground probe into a bore hole until the probe is in close proximity to a coal seam. A mixture of air, steam, an electrolyte and a suitable catalyst is ...


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Charles R Stahl, Michael A Gibson, Christian W Knudsen: Thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus. Carbotek, Neal J Mosely, September 22, 1987: US04694907 (296 worldwide citation)

A thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus for exploiting deep well reservoirs utilizes electric downhole steam generators to provide supplemental heat to generate high quality steam from hot pressurized water which is heated at the surface. A downhole electric heater placed within a wel ...


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Ruel C Terry: Generating electricity from coal in situ. In Situ Technology, February 10, 1981: US04250230 (263 worldwide citation)

The system of the invention comprises a two well system of gasifying coal in situ wherein the generated gas stream is directed to a gas separator, which, in turn separates hydrogen and carbon monoxide into separate streams. Hydrogen is directed to one type of fuel cell and carbon dioxide is directed ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Michael Wiebe, Erwin Holowick, Nathan R Jacob, Michael F Murphy, James J Schellenberg, Michael S Stasenski: Radio communication network for remote data generating stations. Iris Systems, David Newman & Associates P C, September 3, 1996: US05553094 (255 worldwide citation)

A wide area communications network communicating data from a plurality of network service modules through a plurality of remote cell nodes and intermediate data terminals to a central data terminal. The wide area communications network collects network data generated by a plurality of physical devic ...


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Steven S Reimers: System and method for shielding electrical components from electromagnetic waves. Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, November 20, 2001: US06320123 (246 worldwide citation)

A method and system for shielding electrical components from electromagnetic waves is provided. The enclosure is lined with layers of lead and copper. These layers are electrically connected to wires that route electricity generated by an electromagnetic wave to a halo of wire on the ceiling. The ha ...


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Steven J Ragle, Robert A Hayes, Christopher S King, Larsh M Johnson: Metering system. CellNet Data Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, February 27, 2001: US06195018 (238 worldwide citation)

A metering system provides a measuring level with multiple meters and a collection level with multiple collectors. Each meter periodically measures a parameter, such as electricity consumption, and stores measurement information. Each meter periodically transmits its stored measurement information t ...


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Robert Wilson: Enhanced well production. Atlantic Richfield Company, Roderick W MacDonald, March 24, 1987: US04651825 (236 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enhancing the production of a hydrocarbonaceous fluid from a subterranean geologic reservoir containing same using electrical heating by employing at least three electrodes between the injection wellbore and production wellbore and passing electricity only between the thre ...



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