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Tihiro Ohkawa: Device for electrostatic manipulation of droplets. General Atomics, Nydegger & Associates, January 23, 1996: US05486337 (184 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for manipulation of very small droplets of liquid, by placing the droplets on wettable positioning electrodes on a non-wettable substrate, applying voltages to the positioning electrodes to electrostatically charge the droplets, and applying voltages of opposite ...


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John L Doane: Slotted dielectric-lined waveguide couplers and windows. General Atomics, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 27, 1991: US05043629 (126 worldwide citation)

Dielectric-filled longitudinal slots in the common wall of concentric circular and coaxial dielectric-lined waveguides allow microwave energy to be efficiently coupled therethrough. Such couplers are used with megawatt level gyrotrons for varied applications. One application provides a double seal w ...


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Rodolfo E Diaz: Pseudo-conductor antennas. General Atomics, Perkins Coie, September 30, 2014: US08847840 (123 worldwide citation)

Techniques, devices and systems use pseudo-conductor materials as antennas to receive or radiate electromagnetic energy for communications and other applications. Methods of configuring an antenna can include, in some implementations, selecting a pseudo-conductor material having an electromagnetic c ...


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Stephan Walter Gehring, Daniel Paul Peters, Jason Lee Ellis, Satish Ananthakrishnan: Encryption key distribution and network registration system, apparatus and method. General Atomics, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 18, 2007: US07310424 (122 worldwide citation)

A control method, apparatus, and system capable of securely distributing a shared secret network encryption key from a host to a wireless peripheral device. The sharing of the secret network encryption key is accomplished without the intervention of a man-machine interface at the peripheral. Embodim ...


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Rodolfo E Diaz: Magnetic pseudo-conductor spiral antennas. General Atomics, Perkins Coie, September 30, 2014: US08847846 (105 worldwide citation)

A variable permeability antenna apparatus includes a first region configured for coupling with a feed of a radio frequency signal and a second region for transmitting the radio frequency signal. The permeability of material at the second region is greater than the permeability of material at the fir ...


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Reagan W Moore, Arcot Rajasekar, Chaitanya K Baru, Bertram Ludaescher, Amarnath Gupta, Richard J Marciano: Persistent archives. General Atomics, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, November 8, 2005: US06963875 (93 worldwide citation)

A persistent archive of a collection of data objects comprises a self-describing, infrastructure-independent representation of a logical structure for the collection and a self-describing, infrastructure-independent representation of the data objects. The archive is persistent in that it may be inst ...


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Reagan W Moore, Arcot Rajasekar, Michael Y Wan: System of and method for transparent management of data objects in containers across distributed heterogenous resources. General Atomics, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, January 13, 2004: US06678700 (89 worldwide citation)

A system of and method for maintaining data objects in containers across a network of distributed heterogeneous resources in a manner which is transparent to a client. A client request pertaining to containers is resolved by querying meta data for the container, processing the request through one or ...


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Tihiro Ohkawa: Method and apparatus for producing high density plasma using whistler mode excitation. General Atomics, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 6, 1993: US05225740 (88 worldwide citation)

High density plasma is produced in a long cylindrical cavity by the excitation of a high frequency whistler wave within the cavity. The cylindrical cavity, and hence the plasma, is imbedded in a high magnetic field, with magnetic lines of force passing axially (longitudinally) through the cavity. Th ...


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Andrew C Forsman, Paul S Banks, Michael D Perry: Method and apparatus for increasing the material removal rate in laser machining. General Atomics, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 16, 2003: US06664498 (61 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for material modification using laser bursts including appropriately timed laser pulses to enhance material modification. In one implementation, a method for material modification comprises the steps of: providing bursts of laser pulses, wherein each burst comprises at least tw ...


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Harold G Reeser: Integrated automated system for waste site characterization. General Atomics, Neil K Nydegger, November 27, 1990: US04973970 (57 worldwide citation)

A system for characterizing contamination levels of a selected site uses a base station for the collection of data and generating waste site characterization and remediation needs reports. An on-site station is provided to detect the contamination levels at selected points within the site and transm ...