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Roy E McAlister: Method and apparatus for operation of combustion engines. December 5, 2000: US06155212 (146 worldwide citation)

A heat engine system for optionally combining various embodiments selected from those based on fuel injection to induce denser air delivery to a combustion chamber, direct injection of fuel into a combustion chamber, stratified charge fuel combustion, utilization of variable degrees of excess air to ...


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David R Sarver, Barry L Eppley, Keith R D Alessio, William S Pietrzak, Thomas W Sander: Method and apparatus for securing adjacent bone portions. October 29, 1996: US05569250 (107 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible osteosynthesis plate operable for being enhanced in a substantially secured relation to a plurality of adjacent bone portions is provided. The biocompatible osteosynthesis plate includes an elongated section having a top face and a bottom face, at least one fastener opening disposed ...


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David R Sarver, Roy C Wiley: Biocompatible implant and method of using same. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 27, 1994: US05376120 (88 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible implant for forming a barrier within a cavity formed in living tissue, the living tissue being at a first thermochemical state. The biocompatible implant includes a main body which is able to be inserted into the cavity. The biocompatible implant further includes a flange for securin ...


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Kenneth R Purdy, Charles W Gorton, James A Knight Jr: Thermochemical conversion of biomass to syngas via an entrained pyrolysis/gasification process. Georgia Tech Research Institute, Newton Hopkins & Ormsby, February 5, 1985: US04497637 (78 worldwide citation)

Biomass feedstock raw material is converted to synthesis gas by drying and sizing biomass raw material, pyrolyzing the processed biomass in intimate mixture with inert gases such as combustion products, thereby obtaining a product mixture of char, pyrolysis oil, and pyrolysis gas, and gasifying the ...


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Momtaz N Mansour, Kanda Swamy Durai Swamy, David W Warren: Indirectly heated thermochemical reactor apparatus and processes. Manufacturing and Technology Conversion International, Dority & Manning, October 22, 1991: US05059404 (74 worldwide citation)

Resonant tubes of a pulse combustor are immersed in a bed of solid particles in a reaction zone to provide indirect heat from the pulsating combustion gases to the solid particles of the bed. The bed is maintained in an agitated state by a gas or vapor flowing through the bed. Reactant materials are ...


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Patrick E Guire: Enzyme immobilization with a thermochemical-photochemical bifunctional agent. Midwest Research Institute, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, May 25, 1976: US03959078 (69 worldwide citation)

Enzymes are immobilized by thermochemically attaching to a solid support material a bifunctional agent initially possessing thermochemical-photochemical functional substituents followed by photochemically activating the bifunctional agent and covalently bonding an enzyme thereto. Preferred bifunctio ...


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Roger Speri: Process for thermochemical treatments of metals by ionic bombardment. Societe Anonyme Dite Vide et Traitement, Scully Scott Murphy and Presser, December 25, 1984: US04490190 (67 worldwide citation)

A process for thermochemical treatment of metals with accurate control of the treatment temperature in a furnace having a structure similar to that of a classic furnace for thermal or thermochemical treatment in a rarified atmosphere, equipped with controlled heating means and, possibly cooling mean ...


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David Ralph Sarver, Barry Lynn Eppley, Keith Raymond D Alessio, William Stanley Pietrzak, Thomas Wendell Sander: Method and apparatus for securing adjacent bone portions. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 9, 1999: US05868746 (64 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible osteosynthesis plate operable for being enhanced in a substantially secured relation to a plurality of adjacent bone portions is provided. The biocompatible osteosynthesis plate includes an elongated section having a top face and a bottom face, at least one fastener opening disposed ...


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James L Kuester: Process of producing liquid hydrocarbon fuels from biomass. Arizona Board of Regents, Richard R Mybeck, July 7, 1987: US04678860 (59 worldwide citation)

A continuous thermochemical indirect liquefaction process to convert various biomass materials into diesel-type transportation fuels which fuels are compatible with current engine designs and distribution systems comprising feeding said biomass into a circulating solid fluidized bed gasification sys ...


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Raj Subramaniam: Biocompatible coating, medical device using the same and methods. Surface Genesis, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 1, 1997: US05643580 (57 worldwide citation)

The invention involves using a plasma to functionalize a surface of medical devices such as catheters, particularly intracardial catheters, with covalently bound thermochemically reactive groups. The surface is further contacted with a bioactive agent, particularly antithrombogenic coatings, which i ...



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