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Sol-gel .beta.-aluminum titanate thin film coating
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-04-18)
.beta.-Al.sub.2 TiO.sub.5 protective coatings have been developed for both dense and porous ceramics such as SiC and Si.sub.3 N.sub.4 using a chemical solution processing method involving the hydrolysis and condensation ...
Water sample viral contamination detection system
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-06-18)
Viral contamination in water samples is detected using a medium which includes both a substrate for .beta.-galactosidase and E. coli with elevated levels of intracellular .beta.-galactosidase. The substrate is chosen to ...
Zero-voltage-transition (ZVT) 3-phase PWM voltage link converters
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-11-12)
An improved zero voltage transition (ZVT) pulse width modulation (PWM) link converter is provided which introduces a space vector modulation scheme and an auxiliary circuit which includes a commutation power supply or ...
Methods of diagnosing and treating preeclampsia
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-08-06)
Methods are provided for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with increased risk of gestational hypertension or preeclampsia. The methods involve measuring serum M-CSF levels, and administration of M-CSF.
Chemical modification of shaped hydrogels in non-aqueous medium
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-06-25)
A method is described for the chemical modification of pre-shaped hydrogels in non-aqueous medium. The conditions permit the reaction of highly expanded, porous hydrogel particles, such as spherical beads, using pseudo ...
Reduced operator emission exposure antennas for safer hand-held radios and cellular telephones
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-07-30)
An antenna for a personal communication device designed for reducing RF emissions to a user's head and body comprises a single half-wave dipole antenna element mounted on the top of a telescoping rod such that the antenna ...
Active control of aircraft engine inlet noise using compact sound sources and distributed error sensors
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-10-11)
An active noise control system using a compact sound source is effective to reduce aircraft engine duct noise. The fan noise from a turbofan engine is controlled using an adaptive filtered-x LMS algorithm. Single multi ...
Carbonate polymers containing ethenyl aryl moieties
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-11-08)
There are disclosed carbonate polymers having ethenyl aryl moieties. Such carbonate polymers are prepared from one or more multi-hydric compounds and have an average degree of polymerization of at least about 1 based on ...
Heat flux gage
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1988-10-25)
The invention is a heat flux gage applied to a surface, for the measurement of surface heat transfer. All elements of the gage are thin films, deposited on the surface by sputtering or an equivalent process. The gage ...
Fine powders of ketone-containing aromatic polymers and process of manufacture
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-10-18)
Fine particles of semi-crystalline ketone-containing aromatic polymers (PEEK, PEKK, etc.) are produced by controlling the rate and conditions of hydrolysis of an amorphous polyarylketimine intermediate. The choice of acid ...