Patents by Inventor Stephen G. Hall

Stephen G. Hall has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10096955
    Abstract: A high voltage radio frequency (RF) coaxial cable connector. The high voltage RF coaxial cable connector may withstand high voltages (e.g., above 200 kV) and may provide impedance matching at RF frequencies. The high voltage RF coaxial cable connector may comprise a bulkhead connector and coaxial cable connector, both of which may be adapted to electrically couple a coaxial cable to a bulkhead. As the bulkhead connector matingly engages the coaxial cable connector, a first air gap may form therebetween, having an impedance determined, at least in part, by an air gap distance between the dielectrics inserts of the bulkhead connector and the coaxial cable connector. A second air gap may also be formed between the center conductor plug portion and shield portion of a coaxial cable coupled by the coaxial cable connector. The second air gap may have approximately the same air gap distance as the first air gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Shawn Orion Higgins, Andrew K. Yuenger, Stephen G. Hall
  • Publication number: 20120221547
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to automated information-search and information-retrieval systems that provide information, on a continuous or periodic basis, to users or subscribers. In one embodiment of the present invention, information is gathered from a user's computer, or from computers accessible from the user's computer, on an essentially continuous basis in order to provide a database of information from which meaningful and focused search queries can be automatically constructed. The search queries are then employed to find, on behalf of the user or subscriber, current information useful to, and needed by, the user or subscriber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: GIST INC. FKA MINEBOX INC.
    Inventors: Stephen G. HALL, Thomas A. McCann, III, Timothy David CASE, Adam LOVING, Matthew HARTZLER, Tobias James Padilla
  • Publication number: 20120221596
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to automated information-search and information-retrieval systems that provide information, on a continuous or periodic basis, to users or subscribers. In one embodiment of the present invention, information is gathered from a user's computer, or from computers accessible from the user's computer, on an essentially continuous basis in order to provide a database of information from which meaningful and focused search queries can be automatically constructed. The search queries are then employed to find, on behalf of the user or subscriber, current information useful to, and needed by, the user or subscriber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: GIST INC. FKA MINEBOX INC.
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Thomas A. McCann, III, Timothy David Case, Adam Loving, Matthew Hartzler, Tobias James Padilla
  • Publication number: 20120215761
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to automated information-search and information-retrieval systems that provide information, on a continuous or periodic basis, to users or subscribers. In one embodiment of the present invention, information is gathered from a user's computer, or from computers accessible from the user's computer, on an essentially continuous basis in order to provide a database of information from which meaningful and focused search queries can be automatically constructed. The search queries are then employed to find, on behalf of the user or subscriber, current information useful to, and needed by, the user or subscriber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: GIST INC. FKA MINEBOX INC.
    Inventors: Stephen G. HALL, Thomas A. McCann, III, Timothy David CASE, Adam LOVING, Matthew HARTZLER, Tobias James Padilla
  • Publication number: 20120215762
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to automated information-search and information-retrieval systems that provide information, on a continuous or periodic basis, to users or subscribers. In one embodiment of the present invention, information is gathered from a user's computer, or from computers accessible from the user's computer, on an essentially continuous basis in order to provide a database of information from which meaningful and focused search queries can be automatically constructed. The search queries are then employed to find, on behalf of the user or subscriber, current information useful to, and needed by, the user or subscriber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: GIST INC. FKA MINEBOX INC.
    Inventors: Stephen G. HALL, Thomas A. McCann, III, Timothy David CASE, Adam LOVING, Matthew HARTZLER, Tobias James Padilla
  • Patent number: 8060538
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to acquiring information from the worldwide web, organizing information acquired from the worldwide web, and using the acquired and organized information to facilitate web-page searching, web-page browsing, and other worldwide-web-based activities. In one embodiment of the present invention, a database of concept objects is created from an initial set of semantic objects and from hyperlink information obtained from web pages by one or more web crawlers. The initial set of semantic objects is processed using hyperlink based objects created by the web crawler. The processed semantic objects are then associated with additional hyperlink-based objects to create a concept-object database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Vulcan, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Arun T. Jacob, Mark Thomas Greaves, Paul G. Allen
  • Publication number: 20100250586
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to acquiring information from the worldwide web, organizing information acquired from the worldwide web, and using the acquired and organized information to facilitate web-page searching, web-page browsing, and other worldwide-web-based activities. In one embodiment of the present invention, a database of concept objects is created from an initial set of semantic objects and from hyperlink information obtained from web pages by one or more web crawlers. The initial set of semantic objects is processed using hyperlink based objects created by the web crawler. The processed semantic objects are then associated with additional hyperlink-based objects to create a concept-object database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Arun T. Jacob, Mark Thomas Greaves, Paul G. Allen
  • Patent number: 7707161
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to acquiring information from the worldwide web, organizing information acquired from the worldwide web, and using the acquired and organized information to facilitate web-page searching, web-page browsing, and other worldwide-web-based activities. In one embodiment of the present invention, a database of concept objects is created from an initial set of semantic objects and from hyperlink information obtained from web pages by one or more web crawlers. The initial set of semantic objects is processed using hyperlink based objects created by the web crawler. The processed semantic objects are then associated with additional hyperlink-based objects to create a concept-object database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2010
    Assignee: Vulcan Labs LLC
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Arun T. Jacob, Mark Thomas Greaves, Paul G. Allen
  • Publication number: 20090210391
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to automated information-search and information-retrieval systems that provide information, on a continuous or periodic basis, to users or subscribers. In one embodiment of the present invention, information is gathered from a user's computer, or from computers accessible from the user's computer, on an essentially continuous basis in order to provide a database of information from which meaningful and focused search queries can be automatically constructed. The search queries are then employed to find, on behalf of the user or subscriber, current information useful to, and needed by, the user or subscriber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2008
    Publication date: August 20, 2009
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Thomas A. McCann, III, Timothy David Case, Adam Loving, Matthew Hartzler, Tobias James Padilla
  • Publication number: 20080021924
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to acquiring information from the worldwide web, organizing information acquired from the worldwide web, and using the acquired and organized information to facilitate web-page searching, web-page browsing, and other worldwide-web-based activities. In one embodiment of the present invention, a database of concept objects is created from an initial set of semantic objects and from hyperlink information obtained from web pages by one or more web crawlers. The initial set of semantic objects is processed using hyperlink based objects created by the web crawler. The processed semantic objects are then associated with additional hyperlink-based objects to create a concept-object database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2006
    Publication date: January 24, 2008
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Arun T. Jacob, Mark Thomas Greaves, Paul G. Allen
  • Patent number: 6171591
    Abstract: Recombinant nodavirus related compositions are disclosed. These compositions include chimeric proteins in which a nodavirus capsid protein is present together with a heterologous peptide segment. The heterologous peptide includes at least one cell-specific targeting sequence, such as a B cell epitope, a T cell epitope, or a sequence specific for another cell type, such as a hepatocyte. The chimeric proteins can be assembled to form chimeric virus-like particles. The chimeric virus-like particles are useful in therapeutic applications, such as vaccines and gene-delivery vectors, and in diagnostic applications, such as kits for the testing of body tissue or fluid samples. Methods for the use of recombinant nodavirus related compositions in therapeutic and diagnostic applications are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1997
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2001
    Assignees: Pentamer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., The Scripps Research Institute
    Inventor: Stephen G. Hall
  • Patent number: 5214225
    Abstract: A process for making ethylenically unsaturated hydrocarbons from a saturated C.sub.3 -C.sub.5 hydrocarbon feed with improved heat recovery. The feed is partially vaporized against hot discharge gases from product compressors, completely vaporized with low pressure steam and preheated against hot reactor effluent, before being heated by a process heater to reaction temperature and catalytically dehydrogenated in an adiabatic reactor. The process is controlled by regulating the low pressure steam supplied to the vaporizer, the heat input to the process heater, and cooling water flow to the process coolers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1991
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1993
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hall, Robert B. Armstrong
  • Patent number: 4701074
    Abstract: Apparatus for forming a grouting member, for example, a grouted pile, in deep water comprises a female coupling member for connection to a male coupling member located on the sea bed, a conical guide for guiding the male coupling member into engagement with the female coupling member, a rotatable locking pin having an arcute recess portion, operable by a remotely operated underwater vehicle, for retaining the male coupling member in engagement with the female coupling member, and a connector for connecting the female coupling member to a source of grouting material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1986
    Date of Patent: October 20, 1987
    Assignee: Wimpey Laboratories Limited
    Inventor: Stephen G. Hall