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Paulo Tubel, Michael Wayne Holcombe, John L Baugh, Albert A Mullins II, Robert Chapman Ross: Downhole apparatus for generating electrical power in a well. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Fishman Dionne Cantor & Colburn, November 24, 1998: US05839508 (199 worldwide citation)

Electrical generating apparatus is provided which connects to the production tubing. In a preferred embodiment, this apparatus includes a housing having a primary flow passageway in communication with the production tubing. The housing also includes a laterally displaced side passageway communicatin ...


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Thomas D Temple: Time delay switch. Michael A Mann, December 5, 1995: US05473204 (197 worldwide citation)

A time delay switch for use with an electrical load and a source of electrical power, including a multiple-position toggle switch and a user-programmable microchip. The toggle is movable among three positions: an "OFF" position, an "ON" position on one side of the OFF position, and a "TIMER" positio ...


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Hazem Ezzat, M Mounir Gazayerli, Gary L Jones: Surgical device and method. William J Schramm PC, October 30, 2007: US07287682 (192 worldwide citation)

A surgical device 20 for attaching staples 40 to a portion of a body comprising an anvil 23; a smart memory material (SMM) 50, 75 capable of going from one physical state to another physical state; a supply of staples in communication with the smart memory material and placed near the anvil; and an ...


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Isaac Shnaid, Dan Weiner, Shimshon Brokman: Compressed air energy storage method and system. The Israel Electric Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 23, 1996: US05537822 (187 worldwide citation)

A compressed air energy storage (CAES) system utilizes compressed air stored in a cavity for electric power and cold production. During periods of excess power production, atmospheric air is compressed then cooled in stages using energy from a motor/generator. Condensed water is then separated from ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Michael Wiebe, Erwin Holowick, Nathan R Jacob, Michael F Murphy, James J Schellenberg, Michael S Stasenski: Wide area communications network for remote data generating stations. Itron, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, January 9, 2001: US06172616 (180 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 communicates network collects network generated by a plurality of physical devices such ...


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Robert E Dyer, Murray C Carney: Billing recorder with non-volatile solid state memory. Sangamo Weston, Emrich Lee Brown & Hill, November 30, 1982: US04361877 (180 worldwide citation)

A billing recorder for providing a record of customer usage of electricity has a controller which may include a microprocessor for receiving and processing pulses from an electric meter. Data from one or more input channels is temporarily stored in random access memory by the controller in data word ...


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Brian M Sager, Martin R Roscheisen: Nano-architected/assembled solar electricity cell. Nanosolar, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, February 8, 2005: US06852920 (178 worldwide citation)

Nano-architected/assembled solar cells and methods for their manufacture are disclosed. The solar cells comprise oriented arrays of nanostructures wherein two or more different materials are regularly arrayed and wherein the presence of two different materials alternates. The two or more materials h ...


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Terry R Galloway: Process and system for converting carbonaceous feedstocks into energy without greenhouse gas emissions. Coudert Brothers, February 13, 2001: US06187465 (175 worldwide citation)

The process and system of the invention converts carbonaceous feedstock from fossil fuels and other combustible materials into electrical energy without the production of unwanted greenhouse emissions. The process and system uses a combination of a gasifier to convert the carbonaceous feedstock and ...


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Ronald J Liebl, Alan J Bronikowski, Thomas C Holdorf, Lawrence J Strojny, Mark W Tellier: Energy control system. Johnson Service Company, Foley & Lardner, February 22, 1994: US05289362 (174 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling a climate control device, such as an HVAC device within a premise, utilizes real time price tier data supplied by the utility company to achieve economical temperature regulation of the premise. The control system regulates temperature based on time of day data and d ...


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Masahiro Takeda: Memory card having static electricity protection. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, Eslinger Lewis H, July 30, 1985: US04532419 (173 worldwide citation)

A memory card includes a card support formed by two plastic boards; a printed circuit board mounted on the card support; an integrated circuit mounted on the printed circuit board and including a memory for storing information, a central processing unit for accessing the information, and access term ...



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