Kamiyama Satoshi: Process of forming capacitive insulating film.. Nippon Electric Co, March 11, 1992: EP0474140-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

A process of forming a capacitive insulating film comprises the steps of forming a tantalum oxide film through thermochemical reaction involving organic tantalum charge gas and oxygen gas, and subsequently forming a tantalum oxide film through plasma chemical reaction involving tantalum halogenide c ...

Roger A Boggs, Jurgen M Grasshoff, Mark R Mischke, Anthony J Puttick, Stephen J Telfer, David P Waller, Kenneth C Waterman: Process for thermochemical generation of acid and for thermal imaging, and imaging medium for use therein. Polaroid Corporation, David J Cole, March 28, 1995: US05401619 (23 worldwide citation)

Certain squaric acid derivatives are useful for the thermochemical generation of acid. The squaric acid derivatives may be used in imaging media in conjunction with acid-sensitive materials which undergo a color change when contacted by the acid generated from the squaric acid derivatives. Preferabl ...

Bares Jean: Rotary hearth furnace for thermic, thermochemical or electrothermic treatment of metals in a diluted atmosphere.. Traitement Sous Vide, November 2, 1983: EP0093060-A1 (23 worldwide citation)

1. A rotary hearth furnace for thermic, thermochemical or electrothermic treatment of metal parts in a diluted atmosphere characterized in that it comprises : - a sealed metal enclosure (1), which may include a double wall, with an interposed cooling layer, this enclosure (1) comprising a side wall ...

Bjørn Skinnes, Gennady Barchan: Method for the utilization of energy from cyclic thermochemical processes to produce mechanical energy and plant for this purpose. Geba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 4, 2008: US07337612 (22 worldwide citation)

There is described a method for operation of a traditional engine or turbine, where instead of a combustion reactor there are utilized cyclic thermochemical processes that drive the engine or turbine without the formation of waste gases that are harmful to the environment.

Melville E D Hillman, William J Huffman, Edward S Lipinsky, Edgel Stambaugh: Gasohol production from thermochemical conversion of biomass to ethanol. Battelle Development Corporation, Benjamin Mieliulis, Jerry K Mueller Jr, June 18, 1985: US04523928 (22 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for thermochemically converting a carbohydrate material into ethanol wherein the carbohydrate material and a metal salt are reacted at elevated temperature to form an intermediate carbohydrate complex salt and/or a lactate metal salt which then is pyrolyzed in the presence of w ...

Roy Edward McAlister: Reactors for conducting thermochemical processes with solar heat input, and associated systems and methods. McAlister Technologies, Perkins Coie, May 29, 2012: US08187550 (21 worldwide citation)

Reactors for conducting thermochemical processes with solar heat input, and associated systems and methods. A system in accordance with a particular embodiment include a reactor having a reaction zone, a reactant source coupled in fluid in communication with the reactant zone, and a solar concentrat ...

Andrew R Jones: Conversion of coal into hydrocarbons. Westinghouse Electric, Edward L Levine, Z L Dermer, June 19, 1979: US04158637 (21 worldwide citation)

Hydrocarbons are formed of coal and water. The water is converted or dissociated separately into hydrogen and oxygen in a first chemical reactor by thermochemical and/or electrolytic processing. The resulting hydrogen is then reacted with the coal in a second reactor to produce the hydrocarbons. Res ...

Edward T Schneider, Kenneth A Javor: Proportionally controlled thermochemical mechanical actuator. TCAM Technologies, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, November 11, 1997: US05685149 (20 worldwide citation)

An operator selects an operating characteristic, such as a degree of extension or force of an extension member (66) of a thermal actuator (16), with an input circuit (10). The input control circuit generates a reference signal. A feedback circuit (18) monitors a characteristic of the thermal actuato ...

Robert J Douwens, John S Hayward: Portable heat exchanger for inhalation rewarming. University of Victoria, Louis Weinstein, May 16, 1989: US04829997 (20 worldwide citation)

A heat exchanger, particularly useful as an inhalation rewarming apparatus for the treatment of hypothermia is provided herein. It includes an insulated container having one or more air inlets leading from lateral faces thereof to longitudinal inlet passages, then to transverse connecting passageway ...

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