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Process for the underground gasification of a deposit. Iniex, February 15, 1978: GB1501310-A (170 worldwide citation)

1501310 Underground gasification of coal INSTITUT NATIONAL DES INDUSTRIES EXTRACTIVES 21 July 1976 [31 July 1975] 30342/76 Heading C5E Coal or lignite in an underground deposit in the form of a plurality of layers situated at a depth of more than 500 metres is gasified by circulation of a gaseous cu ...


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Richard A Mowery Jr: System for coupling wireless signals to and from a power transmission line communication system. December 10, 2002: US06492897 (169 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating information to and from untethered subscriber devices and tethered devices by the use of a power transmission line communication system interfacing to a conventional electric power distribution network. Untethered subscriber devices and tethered devices will be able to sen ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden, Gary B Sanders: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Donohue, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 17, 2001: US06263230 (167 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a plurality of magnets uses a plurality of magnetic sensors, having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by each of the plurality of magnets and provides data indicative of the direction of th ...


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Thomas L Gustafson, Richard Mental: Integrally formed linear light strip with light emitting diodes. StanTech, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 27, 1999: US05927845 (167 worldwide citation)

An integral single piece extruded LED light strip and an associated process for producing such an LED light strip. The light strip includes first and second bus elements spaced apart from one another by a predetermined distance. The light strip also includes at least one light emitting diode (LED) c ...


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James Lee Hafner, John Anthony Tomlin: System and method for minimizing energy consumption in hybrid vehicles. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, Stephen C Kaufman, March 14, 2006: US07013205 (166 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method relating to the operation of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles powered both by electricity from rechargeable batteries and by consumable fuel powered means, such as an internal combustion engine or a fuel cell. More particularly, the system and metho ...


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Donn R Dresselhuys, Kimbel Nap, Lance A Ehrke: Meter for measuring volumetric consumption of a commodity. Innovatec Corporation, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, August 19, 1997: US05659300 (166 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a meter for mounting in flow-sensing relationship to a pipeline conductor or electrical line having a commodity such as water, natural gas or electricity flowing through it. In one embodiment, the meter has a transceiver inductively-coupled to a remote signal-radiating device such as a ...


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Jaime H Bohorquez, Charles E Schinner, John H Dion, Arthur R Hart, Niels J Nielsen: Protective capping apparatus for an ink-jet pen. Hewlett Packard Company, October 28, 1997: US05682186 (165 worldwide citation)

An ink pen is provided with a protective capping apparatus to protect against damage caused by the ingress of dirt and debris, the accumulation or solidification of ink, the discharge of static electricity or the like. The protective capping apparatus has a protective cap movable between an open pos ...


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Leighton James, Saltel Jean Louis: Oil drilling method. Drillflex, June 6, 1997: FR2741907-A1 (165 worldwide citation)

A process for drilling and lining a shaft, particularly an oil exploration shaft, using an assembly of initially flexible preformed sections which are unfoldable radially in the shaft, under internal pressure to form a cylinder and to be rigidified in situ by polymerisation of the wall comprises: (a ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Seed and Berry, March 9, 1999: US05879297 (164 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a magnet coupled to an indwelling medical device within a patient uses three or more sets of magnetic sensors each having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by the magnet and provides data i ...


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Gerry Crooks, Ed Arnhold, John Battista, Ken Boni, Dan Bowers, Mark Feichtner, Blaine French, Janna Genzberger, David D Holmes, Larry Kippenhan, Dave Miller, Shawn Nanto, Teri Orr, Ed Schlect: Computerized resource accounting methods and systems, computerized utility management methods and systems, multi-user utility management methods and systems, and energy-consumption-based tracking methods and systems. Avista Advantage, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin P S, July 27, 1999: US05930773 (164 worldwide citation)

Computerized resource accounting methods and systems, and in particular computerized utility resource management methods and systems, multi-user utility resource management methods and systems, and energy-consumption-based tracking methods and systems are described. In one implementation, a host com ...