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David M Bloom, Asif A Godil: Display device incorporating one-dimensional grating light-valve array. Silicon Light Machines, R Russel Austin, Haverstock & Owens, November 9, 1999: US05982553 (390 worldwide citation)

A display system for providing a two dimensional image includes an essentially one dimensional light valve array. The diffractive light valve array includes modulator elements which diffract or reflect light incident thereon to an extent determined by an image element to be represented. The display ...


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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard: Method and apparatus for modulating a light beam. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, September 15, 1998: US05808797 (305 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating incident rays of light, the modulator having a plurality of equally spaced apart elements, each of which includes a light reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The modulator ...


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Christopher Gudeman: Method and apparatus for interferometric modulation of light. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, October 15, 2002: US06466354 (270 worldwide citation)

An interferometric light modulator includes a base and a ribbon suspended above the base. The ribbon has a central region and first and second conducting regions located outside of the central region. The ribbon includes a first mirror between the first and second conducting regions. The base includ ...


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Jonathan G Bornstein, William C Banyai, David M Bloom, Ralph G Whitten, Bryan P Staker: Method of making and an apparatus for a flat diffraction grating light valve. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Associates, August 26, 1997: US05661592 (208 worldwide citation)

A deformable grating aparatus for modulating light is made by forming an insulating layer on a substrate, forming a first conductive layer on the insulating layer and then forming a sacrificial layer thereon. The sacrificial layer and the first conducting layer are then etched to define bit lines an ...


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David M Bloom, Dave B Corbin, William C Banyai, Bryan P Straker: Flat diffraction grating light valve. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, November 24, 1998: US05841579 (147 worldwide citation)

A diffraction grating light valve modulates an incident beam of light. A plurality of elongated elements each have a reflective surface. The elongated elements are suspended with their respective ends substantially coplanar. Alternate ones of the elongated elements are electrically coupled for recei ...


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Paul A Alioshin, Dave B Corbin: Display/monitor with orientation dependent rotatable image. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, November 16, 1999: US05986634 (142 worldwide citation)

A display with orientation dependent rotatably image presents a properly oriented image in a first mounted fold-down position and a second up-right table-top position. The display folds up into a base unit when not being used for compact storage of the system. An orientation determining device is in ...


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Paul K Manhart: Display apparatus including grating light-valve array and interferometric optical system. Silicon Light Machines, R Russel Austin, Haverstock & Owens, July 11, 2000: US06088102 (123 worldwide citation)

Display systems employ a planar grating light-valve (GLV) array as a spatial light-modulator for representing an image to be displayed. The systems rely for image representation on the position of moveable reflective elements of the GLV array, which move through planes parallel to the plane of the a ...


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James Gill Shook: Method of and apparatus for sealing an hermetic lid to a semiconductor die. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, October 16, 2001: US06303986 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of hermetically passivating a semiconductor device includes sealing a lid directly onto a semiconductor substrate. An active device is formed on the surface of the substrate and is surrounded by a substantially planar lid sealing region, which in turn is surrounded by bonding ...


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Richard John Edward Aras, Paul A Alioshin, Bryan P Straker: Time-interleaved bit-plane, pulse-width-modulation digital display system. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Associates, March 24, 1998: US05731802 (109 worldwide citation)

A time interleaved bit addressed weighted pulse width modulation (PWM) method and apparatus reduces the bandwidth requirement necessary for providing a plurality of data entries regarding multiple points of information. As is well known, a weighted PWM scheme modulates an output by utilizing a frame ...


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Jahja I Trisnadi: Method and apparatus for reducing laser speckle. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, November 27, 2001: US06323984 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing laser speckle in a laser illuminated system where a line illumination produced by a laser is scanned across a diffuse service is preferably incorporated in a display apparatus where a two dimensional image is produced on a display screen. The display apparatus inc ...