3584183 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 7 patents.

A method and means for encoding a silicon-on-sapphire diode array by bombarding selected diodes or diode connections with a pulsed laser beam to burn away chosen silicon and metallization areas. Removal of these areas from the diode matrix constitutes an encoding process by elimination of the selected connection and/or diode.

Title
Laser encoding of diode arrays
Application Number
04/764,680
Publication Number
3584183
Application Date
October 3, 1968
Publication Date
June 8, 1971
Inventor
Sypherd Allen D
Luisi James A
Chiaretta Frank L
Assignee
North American Rockwell Corporation
IPC
B23k 27/00
H01L 27/102
H01L 23/52
H01L 23/525
G11C 17/06
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