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Richard F Foulke, Steven M Lord: Wafer transfer apparatus. Proconics International, January 15, 1985: US04493606 (29 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for placing a first element at a receptacle location on a second element, there being associated with the precise receptacle location some known variation in the shape of the second element, the apparatus comprising a support member for supporting the first element while the member is tran ...


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Richard F Foulke, Richard J Keohane: Particle-free storage for articles. Proconics International, Fish & Richardson, October 22, 1991: US05059079 (25 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for storing articles including walls defining a bin enclosure having an opening for transporting articles therethrough, a support for supporting articles in an article storage region in the enclosure, and a source of pressurized particle-free air to the region to provide a higher pressure ...


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Richard F Foulke, Steven M Lord: Wafer transfer apparatus. Proconics International, July 28, 1987: US04682928 (20 worldwide citation)

Wafer transfer apparatus including a wafer-pickup element having suction openings closer to the edge of wafer than the wafer's center so that the wafer can be picked up with greater certainty as to the locations of the wafer edges, the pickup element being thin and made of a structural layer of rigi ...


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David Goddeau: Apparatus for aligning circular objects. Proconics International, August 23, 1988: US04765793 (17 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for aligning an object having a distinguishing feature in it, the apparatus including rotator means for holding and rotating the object about a rotation axis so that a portion of the surface including the distinguishing feature travels through a surface sensing region, engagement means for ...


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Richard F Foulke: Object handling apparatus. Proconics International, October 13, 1987: US04699556 (11 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for transporting flat objects having first and second faces between a first carrier and a second carrier, the apparatus comprising a mechanism for supporting the first and second carriers, a pickup mechanism for picking up the objects and transporting the objects between the first carrier ...


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Cord W Ohlenbusch: Wafer transfer apparatus. Proconics International, Fish & Richardson, January 22, 1991: US04986729 (10 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for placing a first element at a location on a second element, there being associated with the location some known variation in the shape of the second element, the apparatus including a support member for supporting the first element while the member is translated toward the second elemen ...


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Richard F Foulke, Steven M Lord: Wafer transfer apparatus. Proconics International, Fish & Richardson, June 30, 1992: US05125790 (9 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for inserting a semiconductor wafer in a slot of a holding post including a wafer support member or paddle for supporting the wafer and inserting it into a slot and rotation device for rotating the support member by the angle necessary to cause edges of the wafer to be received at the cent ...


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Richard F Foulke, Steven M Lord: Wafer transfer apparatus. Proconics International, Fish & Richardson, January 8, 1991: US04983093 (8 worldwide citation)

Wafer transfer apparatus including a wafer-pickup element having suction openings closer to the edge of wafer than the wafer's center so that the wafer can be picked up with greater certainty as to the locations of the wafer edges, the openings being surrounded by raised portions so that the region ...


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Stephen A Ward: Timing signal generator. Proconics International, October 13, 1987: US04700321 (3 worldwide citation)

Circuitry for providing timing signals spaced in time by a varying amount, the circuitry including calculating means for repetitively performing a calculation to repetitively provide calculation signals the value (SUM) of which varies as a function of the number of times the calculation has been rep ...


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Richard F Foulke: Rolling apparatus. Proconics International, July 22, 1986: US04601521 (1 worldwide citation)

Rolling apparatus comprising a support member, first bearing means connected to the support member for rotating relative to the support member, and a first tire of material softer than the bearing means mounted on the circumference of the bearing means, the tire having a circumference that increases ...