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Richard E Huff: Membrane probe contact bump compliancy system. Hoya Corporation USA, Thomas E Schatzel, January 19, 1993: US05180977 (129 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a membrane probe contact bump compliancy system implemented in an integrated circuit (IC) testing system to nondestructively test a wafer. This integrated circuit system includes a test controller which is capable of controlling and executing a set of test programs, a ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Multiple-core planar optical waveguides and methods of fabrication and use thereof. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, Christie Parker & Hale, July 8, 2008: US07397995 (12 worldwide citation)

A multiple-core planar optical waveguide comprises: a substantially planar waveguide substrate; a lower waveguide core; an upper waveguide core; lower cladding between the substrate and the lower waveguide core; middle cladding between the waveguide cores; and upper cladding above the upper waveguid ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Kerry J Vahala, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Optical junction apparatus and methods employing optical power transverse-transfer. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, August 24, 2010: US07783146 (11 worldwide citation)

Discrete first and second optical transmission subunits are formed each having a corresponding transmission optical waveguide with a corresponding optical junction region. The first transmission optical waveguide is a planar optical waveguide formed on a substrate. The first transmission optical wav ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Kerry J Vahala, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Optical junction apparatus and methods employing optical power transverse-transfer. Hoya Corporation USA, David S Alavi, August 18, 2009: US07577327 (11 worldwide citation)

An optical apparatus comprises an optical device formed on a device substrate, a first optical waveguide formed on the substrate or on the optical device, and a second, mechanically discrete optical waveguide assembled with the device substrate, optical device, or first optical waveguide. The first ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Kerry J Vahala, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Optical junction apparatus and methods employing optical power transverse-transfer. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, February 8, 2011: US07885499 (8 worldwide citation)

A method comprises: (i) forming a first optical waveguide on a first substrate; (ii) forming a second, structurally discrete optical waveguide on a structurally discrete second substrate; (iii) assembling the second substrate or second optical waveguide with the first substrate or first optical wave ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Albert M Benzoni, Gerald C Byrd: Fiber-coupled optical device mounted on a circuit board. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, June 9, 2009: US07543993 (8 worldwide citation)

An optical apparatus comprises: an optical fiber, an optical device on a substrate, a circuit board, and an electrical connection therebetween. The substrate has a groove for positioning the fiber for optical coupling with the optical device. A proximal segment of the fiber is secured to the substra ...


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David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Laser and photodetector coupled by planar waveguides. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, Christie Parker & Hale, February 12, 2008: US07330619 (8 worldwide citation)

An optical apparatus comprises: a waveguide substrate; three planar optical waveguides formed on the substrate, each comprising a transmission core and cladding; a laser positioned to launch its optical output to propagate along the first waveguide; a photodetector positioned to receive an optical s ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Kerry J Vahala, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Optical junction apparatus and methods employing optical power transverse-transfer. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, Christie Parker & Hale, May 27, 2008: US07379638 (8 worldwide citation)

An optical apparatus comprises an optical device fabricated on a substrate, an external-transfer optical waveguide fabricated on the substrate and/or on the optical device, and a transmission optical waveguide. The optical device and/or the external-transfer waveguide are adapted for and positioned ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, David W Vernooy: Multiple-core planar optical waveguides and methods of fabrication and use thereof. HOYA Corporation USA DBA Xponent, David S Alavi, Christie Parker & Hale, May 13, 2008: US07373067 (7 worldwide citation)

A multiple-core optical waveguide comprises: a substrate; lower and upper waveguide core layers; a waveguide core between the upper and lower waveguide core layers; upper and lower cladding; and middle cladding between the upper and lower waveguide core layers substantially surrounding the waveguide ...


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Henry A Blauvelt, Kerry J Vahala, David W Vernooy, Joel S Paslaski: Optical junction apparatus and methods employing optical power transverse-transfer. HOYA Corporation USA, David S Alavi, December 14, 2010: US07853103 (6 worldwide citation)

A method comprises: forming an optical device on a device substrate; forming a first optical waveguide on the device or device substrate; forming a second, structurally discrete optical waveguide on a structurally discrete waveguide substrate; and assembling the optical device, first waveguide, or d ...