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Farshid Roumi, Jamshid Roumi: Electrochemical energy storage systems and methods. CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Lathrop Gage, November 28, 2017: US09831043 (1 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional electrode array for use in electrochemical cells, fuel cells, capacitors, supercapacitors, flow batteries, metal-air batteries and semi-solid batteries.


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Lesco L Rogers, Lanty L Smith, Robert D Black: Apparatus and methods for producing brain activation via the vestibular system with time-varying waveforms. Scion NeuroStim, Myers Bigel P A, December 26, 2017: US09849026 (1 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering caloric vestibular stimulation to an individual, includes: (a) an earpiece configured to be at least partially insertable into the ear canal of the individual for delivering said caloric vestibular stimulation; (b) a power supply operatively associated with said earpiece; and ...


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Peter D Haaland, Ken Harness: Fire suppression systems. Eclipse Aerospace, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, January 24, 2017: US09550081 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of fire suppression may include injecting a reactive agent into a reaction zone to produce a catalytically active species for fire suppression and conveying the catalytically active species to a fire to catalytically interfere with flame chemistry of the fire. Fire in a fuel tank may be sup ...


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James W Skinner, Jimmy D Gamble, Robert R Slocum, John M Kaczmarczyk: Manhole base assembly with internal liner and method of manufacturing same. Press Seal Corporation, Faegre Baker Daniels, April 11, 2017: US09617722 (1 worldwide citation)

A manhole base assembly and a method for making the same, in which a non-cylindrical, low-volume concrete base is fully lined to protect the concrete against chemical and physical attack while in service. This lined concrete manhole base assembly may be readily produced using a modular manhole form ...


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Ashish M Sukhadia, Max P McDaniel, Errun Ding, Guylaine St Jean, Qing Yang, Daniel G Hert, Chung Ching Tso: Low density polyolefin resins with low molecular weight and high molecular weight components, and films made therefrom. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Merchant & Gould P C, March 28, 2017: US09605097 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are ethylene-based polymers produced using dual metallocene catalyst systems. These polymers have low densities, high molecular weights, and broad molecular weight distributions, as well as having the majority of the long chain branches in the lower molecular weight component of the ...


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Graham F Milne, Erwin Freund, Ryan L Smith: Methods and apparati for nondestructive detection of undissolved particles in a fluid. AMGEN, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, February 13, 2018: US09892523 (1 worldwide citation)

The apparati, methods, and computer program products disclosed herein can be used to nondestructively detect undissolved particles, such as glass flakes and/or protein aggregates, in a fluid in a vessel, such as, but not limited to, a fluid that contains a drug.


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Jeffrey L Clark, Jeffry Tola: Irrigated ablation catheter having irrigation ports with reduced hydraulic resistance. Biosense Webster, Lewis Roca Rothberber Christie, March 13, 2018: US09913685 (1 worldwide citation)

An irrigated ablation catheter includes a tip electrode with a thin shell and a plug to provide a plenum chamber. The tip electrode has an inlet of a predetermined size and noncircular shape, and outlets in the form of fluid ports formed in the thin shell wall. The plurality of the fluid ports is pr ...


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Graham F Milne, Erwin Freund, Ryan L Smith: Methods and apparati for nondestructive detection of undissolved particles in a fluid. AMGEN, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, December 12, 2017: US09842408 (1 worldwide citation)

The apparati, methods, and computer program products disclosed herein can be used to nondestructively detect undissolved particles, such as glass flakes and/or protein aggregates, in a fluid in a vessel, such as, but not limited to, a fluid that contains a drug.


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Richard G Stearns, Stephen J Hinkson: Avoidance of bouncing and splashing in droplet-based fluid transport. Labcyte, Jones Day, March 7, 2017: US09586215 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for fluid transport is provided where a quantity of fluid is held in a reservoir. A droplet generator is employed to generate droplets from the fluid, for example a nozzle-based system or a nozzleless system such as an acoustic ejection system. A generated droplet has a trajectory whereby i ...


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Eric M Krivitzky, Louis M Larosiliere: Centrifugal turbomachines having extended performance ranges. Concepts NREC, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, February 14, 2017: US09567942 (1 worldwide citation)

Centrifugal turbomachines, such a centrifugal compressors, centrifugal blower, and centrifugal pumps, having unique treatments that enhance their performance ranges. In one arrangement, the treatment involves injecting a relatively high-momentum flow proximate to the blade-tip clearance gap at the i ...