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Autonomous data transmission apparatus

United States Patent

5,615,172
March 25, 1997
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A autonomous borehole data transmission apparatus for transmitting measurement data from measuring instruments at the downhole end of a drill string by generating pressure pulses utilizing a transducer longitudinally responsive to magnetic field pulses caused by electrical pulses corresponding to the measured downhole parameters.
Kotlyar; Oleg M. (Salt Lake City, UT)
08/ 636,175
April 22, 1996
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC07-94ID13223 between the United States Department of Energy and Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company.