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Downhole transmission system

United States Patent

7,319,410
January 15, 2008
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A transmission system in a downhole component comprises a data transmission element in both ends of the downhole component. Each data transmission element houses an electrically conducting coil in a MCEI circular trough. An electrical conductor connects both the transmission elements. The electrical conductor comprises at least three electrically conductive elements insulated from each other. In the preferred embodiment the electrical conductor comprises an electrically conducting outer shield, an electrically conducting inner shield and an electrical conducting core. In some embodiments of the present invention, the electrical conductor comprises an electrically insulating jacket. In other embodiments, the electrical conductor comprises a pair of twisted wires. In some embodiments, the electrical conductor comprises semi-conductive material.
Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Fox; Joe (Spanish Fork, UT)
IntelliServ, Inc. (Provo, UT)
10/ 878,193
20050285754
June 28, 2004
FEDERAL SPONSORSHIP This invention was made with government support under contract number No. DE-FC26-01NT41229 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.