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n.1.(Chem.) A light hydrocarbon oil resembling kerosene. It is obtained by distilling coal, paraffin, etc., and is used as a lubricant, illuminant, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In this mode, she effortlessly takes us from explosive magnesium and its alternative 'photogen', through the progressive advances from flashbulb to flashcube to electronic flash.
Prior to joining Provectus, Scott was a senior member of the Photogen management team from 1997 to 2002, including serving as Photogen's chief operating officer from 1999 to 2002, as a director of Photogen from 1997 to 2000, and as interim CEO for a period in 2000.
"We are very excited about this acquisition," said Taffy Williams, Ph.D., president and CEO of Photogen. "Imagent fits well with our strategy to build a franchise in cardiovascular imaging.
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(LAJ607) TAFFY WILLIAMS, CEO of PHOTOGEN TECHNOLOGIES INC (PHGN), describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.