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Richard Ionta, Donna W Bange, David E Johnson, Mara E Liepa, Richard M Pihl, David C Roeker: Molded brush segment. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, James J Trussell, May 18, 1999: US05903951 (72 worldwide citation)

A molded brush segment having a plurality of integrally molded bristles extending from a generally planar center portion. The brush segment is molded from a moldable polymer such a thermoset polymer, thermoplastic polymer, or thermoplastic elastomer. The moldable polymer preferably includes a plural ...


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Saad Bargach, Jean Michel Hache: Drilling rig closed loop controls. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Tim Curington, Brigitte C Jeffery, Andrews & Kuruth, December 9, 2003: US06662110 (72 worldwide citation)

Method, apparatus and systems for drilling wells, such as for production of petroleum products and ensuring efficient well drilling and protection of well drilling systems during drilling operations. A closed-loop drilling control system, including a digital switching control regulator (SCR) module ...


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Gengsheng L Zeng, Grant T Gullberg: Rotating and warping projector/backprojector for converging-beam geometries. The University of Utah, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 24, 1996: US05559335 (70 worldwide citation)

A subject (12) in an examination region is injected with a radioisotope that emits radiation. A detector head (18) receives emission radiation projections (28a) from the radioisotope and transmission radiation projections (28b) from a transmission radiation source (22) disposed opposite the subject ...


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Pierre Jeanvoine, Tanguy Massart, Anne Berthereau: Method and device for melting and refining materials capable of being vitrified. Saint Gobain Glass France, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 8, 2002: US06460376 (70 worldwide citation)

A process for melting and refining vitrifiable materials. In this method all or part of the thermal energy necessary for melting the vitrifiable materials is supplied by the combustion of fossil fuel with at least one oxidizer gas, the fuel, gas or the gaseous products resulting from their combustio ...


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Raman Chandrasekar, James C Finger II, Eric B Watson: System and method for query refinement to enable improved searching based on identifying and utilizing popular concepts related to users queries. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, November 14, 2006: US07136845 (69 worldwide citation)

Refining a user query is disclosed. In one method, a query is received from a user, and then mapped to one or more search concepts. A list of search concepts associated with the query is then displayed. Alternatively or additionally, the search concepts associated with the query are used to provide ...


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Eric J Horvitz, Carl M Kadie: System and method for defining, refining, and personalizing communications policies in a notification platform. Microsoft Corporation, Amin & Turocy, February 21, 2006: US07003525 (67 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for personalizing and refining policies within a general notification platform. The system includes a profile definition and selection system that receives contextual information relating to a user state. The profile definition and selection system generates and/or re ...


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Nai Y Chen, Rene B LaPierre, Randall D Partridge, Stephen S Wong: Integrated hydroprocessing scheme for production of premium quality distillates and lubricants. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Charles J Speciale, Malcolm D Keen, July 25, 1989: US04851109 (67 worldwide citation)

An integrated refining scheme for hydroprocessing high boiling fractions such as gas oil and catalytically cracked cycle oils to produce premium quality distillates, especially jet fuels and naphthas suitable for reforming into high octane gasoline. In addition, unconverted, high boiling fractions s ...


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David A LaMonica: Method of refining oil. Rochem Separation Systems, Weingram & Zall, August 13, 1996: US05545329 (66 worldwide citation)

A method for refining oil, in particular domestic edible oils and petroleum crude oils, by membrane separation technology. The invention involves treating such oils in a membrane module system that provides optimal separation performance and service life. The described process simplifies oil process ...


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Roger Burrowes Bradford: Method and system for facilitating the refinement of data queries. Content Analyst Company, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, October 11, 2005: US06954750 (66 worldwide citation)

Refining a current query. Receiving information regarding the relevancy of documents retrieved from a document collection in response to a current query. Ranking the retrieved documents in accordance with the relevancy information. Forming a candidate query based on the rankings and analysis of loca ...


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Aaron I Crane, Joseph R Roberts, Frank J Kozak: Method and system using positions of cellular phones matched to road network for collecting data. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, April 30, 2002: US06381533 (66 worldwide citation)

A data collection system and method match the positions of one or more cellular phones, or other types of wireless phones, to data indicating the locations of roads in a geographic area to derive data about phones located in vehicles traveling along the roads. The data about phones located in vehicl ...