Mujibun N Khan, Jane E Zucker: Compact and fabrication tolerant high speed digital optical Y-switches. Lucent Technologies, April 22, 1997: US05623568 (11 worldwide citation)

An optical switch provides improved high speed digital optical switching with a compact and fabrication tolerant configuration, and includes a first waveguide portion, a plurality of intermediate waveguide portions connected to the first portion, with each intermediate portion associated with a firs ...

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Elango Pakriswamy, Jong K Kim, Michael P Straub: High bandwidth low noise cross-coupled amplifier. Lucent Technologies, Kinney & Lange Pa, July 18, 2002: US20020093752-A1

A differential amplifier circuit for amplifying an input signal and for providing an output signal representative of the input signal includes first and second amplifier circuits, and first and second coupling circuits. The first and second amplifier circuits each include first and second transistor ...

Goran M Djuknic, John Freidenfelds: Retrieval and manipulation of electronically stored information via pointers embedded in the associated printed material. Lucent Technologies, November 15, 2005: US06964374 (705 worldwide citation)

A method of retrieving and manipulating electronic information that relates to a printed document. Each printed document contains an initialization marking that is recognizable by an external sensory device and unique to the printed document. When a reader of the printed document desires to retrieve ...

Murali Aravamudan, Robert F Henrick, Rangamani Sundar, Gregory James Xikes: Assignable associate priorities for user-definable instant messaging buddy groups. Lucent Technologies, Guy H Eriksen, October 9, 2001: US06301609 (679 worldwide citation)

A unified messaging solution and services platform is provided by utilizing the features and capabilities associated with instant messaging to locate a registered user, query the user for a proposed message disposition, and coordinate services among a plurality of communication devices, modes, and c ...

Pierre David Wellner: Multimedia service access by reading marks on an object. Lucent Technologies, John A Caccuro, Donald P Dinella, June 17, 1997: US05640193 (603 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method enables a user to control the selection of electronic multimedia services to be provided to the user by one or more servers over a communication medium. The apparatus includes a scanner for reading marks on an object and for communicating a request signal, having an object co ...

Leonard M Canale, Henry A Kautz, Allen E Milewski, Bart Selman: Message filtering techniques. Lucent Technologies, Gordon E Nelson, David Volejnicek, April 8, 1997: US05619648 (569 worldwide citation)

Techniques for reducing the amount of junk e-mail received by a user of an e-mail system. A recipient description containing non-address information is added to an e-mail message. The user has an e-mail filter which has access to information which provides a model of the user. The e-mail filter uses ...

William Reid Carlisle, Lydia Anne Curtis, Kathleen M Murphy, Richard John Skibo: Smart card with multiple charge accounts and product item tables designating the account to debit. Lucent Technologies, Steven R Bartholomew, July 15, 1997: US05649118 (505 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed wherein a single set of consumer items may be purchased by debiting any of a plurality of accounts stored on a smart card. According to an embodiment disclosed herein, a point-of-sale terminal includes a terminal processor, an item identification device, a terminal ...

Eran Gabber, Phillip P Gibbons, Yossi Matias, Alain J Mayer: System and method for providing anonymous personalized browsing by a proxy system in a network. Lucent Technologies, October 5, 1999: US05961593 (491 worldwide citation)

For use with a network having server sites capable of being browsed by users based on identifiers received into the server sites and personal to the users, alternative proxy systems for providing substitute identifiers to the server sites that allow the users to browse the server sites anonymously v ...


Neil J A Sloane: Delivery of medical services using electronic data communications. Lucent Technologies, Ronald D Slusky, April 15, 1997: US05619991 (474 worldwide citation)

Patient disease is diagnosed and/or treated using electronic data communications between not only the physician and his/her patient, but via the use of electronic data communications between the physician and one or more entities which can contribute to the patient's diagnosis and/or treatment, such ...

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