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Ty R McNutt, John V Reichl, Harold C Heame III, Eric J Stewart, Stephen D Van Campen, Victor D Veliadis: Cascode power switch topologies. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Andrews Kurth, May 18, 2010: US07719055 (87 worldwide citation)

A normally-off cascode power switch circuit is disclosed fabricated in wide bandgap semiconductor material such as silicon carbide or gallium nitride and which is capable of conducting current in the forward and reverse direction under the influence of a positive gate bias. The switch includes casco ...


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Kenneth Wagner Aull, Erik J Bowman: Method and system for providing fingerprint enabled wireless add-on for personal identification number (PIN) accessible smartcards. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Andrews Kurth, April 13, 2010: US07697737 (56 worldwide citation)

A method and system use a biometric personal identity verification (BioPIV) system to provide a fingerprint enabled wireless add-on for personal identification number (PIN) accessible smartcards. The BioPIV system may function as a trusted biometric reader and a smartcard reader with full remote fun ...


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H Keith Nishihara, Shi Ping Hsu: Gesture recognition interface system with vertical display. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, May 15, 2012: US08180114 (49 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention includes a gesture recognition interface system. The system may comprise a substantially vertical surface configured to define a gesture recognition environment based on physical space in a foreground of the substantially vertical surface. The system may also comprise ...


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Aaron Anthony Pesetski, Hong Zhang, John Douglas Adam, John Przybysz, Jim Murduck, Norman Goldstein, James Baumgardner: Carbon nanotube field effect transistor. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Andrews Kurth, May 11, 2010: US07714386 (41 worldwide citation)

A carbon nanotube field effect transistor includes a substrate, a source electrode, a drain electrode and a carbon nanotube. The carbon nanotube forms a channel between the source electrode and the drain electrode. The carbon nanotube field effect transistor also includes a gate dielectric and a gat ...


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Bran Ferren, H Keith Nishihara: Gesture recognition interface system with a light-diffusive screen. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, January 1, 2013: US08345920 (34 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention includes a gesture recognition interface system. The interface system may comprise at least one light source positioned to illuminate a first side of a light-diffusive screen. The interface system may also comprise at least one camera positioned on a second side of th ...


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Harold Hasely Ball, Michael Robert Lucas, Anastasios P Goutzoulis: Method for providing secure and trusted ASICs using 3D integration. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Andrews Kurth, August 24, 2010: US07783994 (32 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for providing secure and trusted application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) using three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuit (IC) integration. The method includes fabricating a plurality of sub-circuits and assembling an overall 3D ASIC device from the plurality of sub-cir ...


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Quentin P Herr: Single flux quantum circuits. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, May 25, 2010: US07724020 (29 worldwide citation)

Superconducting single flux quantum circuits are disclosed herein, each having at least one Josephson junction which will flip when the current through it exceeds a critical current. Bias current for the Josephson junction is provided by a biasing transformer instead of a resistor. The lack of any b ...


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James E Baumgardner, Aaron A Pesetski: Arbitrary quantum operations with a common coupled resonator. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, March 3, 2009: US07498832 (28 worldwide citation)

A quantum logic gate is formed from multiple qubits coupled to a common resonator, wherein quantum states in the qubits are transferred to the resonator by transitioning a classical control parameter between control points at a selected one of slow and fast transition speeds, relative to the charact ...


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Iana Livia Bohmer, John Stephen Radzikowski: Federated credentialing system and method. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Andrews Kurth, Sean S Wooden, Matthew J Esserman, April 1, 2014: US08689287 (26 worldwide citation)

A federated credentialing system, and a correspond method, includes credential issuers that interact with relying parties to provide system users with access to protected resources within the system. The system includes a relying party federated domain server including devices for identifying users ...


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Ian Robinson: Multi-carrier transceiver assembly. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, January 11, 2011: US07869528 (25 worldwide citation)

An assembly and method for processing of multi-carrier signals is provided. A plurality of carrier signals are combined into a combined multi-carrier signal represented in a first domain. The combined multi-carrier signal is converted from the first domain to a second domain. The converted multi-car ...