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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, November 27, 2001: US06323846 (2079 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. The University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 3, 2005: US06888536 (519 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing. compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


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Robert G Wendt, Gregory M Hanket, Robert W Birkmire, T W Fraser Russell, Scott Wiedeman: Fabrication of thin-film, flexible photovoltaic module. University of Delaware, Global Solar Energy, Kolisch Hartwell Dickinson McCormack & Heuser, April 16, 2002: US06372538 (234 worldwide citation)

A new, large-area, thin-film, flexible photovoltaic structure is disclosed, as well as a general fabrication procedure, including a preferably roll-to-roll-type, process-chamber-segregated, “continuous-motion”, method for producing such a structure. A special multi-material vapor-deposition environm ...


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Robert G Hunsperger, Andrew J Maltenfort: Optical wavelength division multiplexing/demultiplexing system. University of Delaware, Connolly and Hutz, September 20, 1988: US04773063 (167 worldwide citation)

A wavelength division method and system employing a radiation transmissive planar waveguide provided with collimating and focusing lenses and with a periodic radiation transmissive diffraction grating incorporating radiation reflecting elements in spaced array, preselected, in demultiplexing service ...


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P C Watson, M C Libby, M A Barteau: Catalyst and process for synthesis of ketenes from carboxylic acids. The University of Delaware, Connolly & Hutz, December 12, 1995: US05475144 (118 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process of manufacturing ketenes, more particularly, a process for manufacturing ketenes by gas phase dehydration of carboxylic acids. The catalyst used in this process consists of a high surface area silica of at least 100 m.sup.2 /gram.


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Mark Barteau, Marylin Huff, Uwe Pogodda, Ramiro Martinez Rey: Functionalized monolith catalyst and process for production of ketenes. University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 15, 2001: US06232504 (111 worldwide citation)

A process to produce ketenes by reacting a carboxylic acid in a reactor in the presence of a silica monolith catalyst. The silica monolith catalyst can be prepared by silanizing the monolith.


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Scott C Jackson, Richard E Rocheleau: Apparatus and method for photochemical vapor deposition. The University of Delaware, March 31, 1987: US04654226 (95 worldwide citation)

A photochemical vapor deposition apparatus includes a reactor housing having a window in one wall above a reaction chamber in the housing. A transparent curtain divides the reaction chamber into a reaction zone and a flush zone. At least one substrate is mounted in the reaction zone in light communi ...


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Henry C Foley, Robert D Varrin Jr, Sourav K Sengupta: Plasma-induced, in-situ generation, transport and use or collection of reactive precursors. University of Delaware, February 4, 1992: US05085885 (90 worldwide citation)

A beam or flow of a reactive or metastable precursor such as a hydride or organometallic compound is created, and this beam or flow is used to treat (e.g. dope or coat or otherwise modify) a substrate, e.g. an advanced material such as a semiconductor layer, a photovoltaic cell, or a solar cell. The ...


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Charles C Ih: Speckle elimination by random spatial phase modulation. University of Delaware, May 22, 1979: US04155630 (85 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for improving image creation in a coherent light imagery system which involves directing diffused laser light onto a mirror having a rocking motion that will cause the reflected rays to sweep a two-dimensional area and focusing the reflected light through a diffuser before co ...


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Gonzalo R Arce, Daniel L Lau: Method and apparatus for producing halftone images using green-noise masks having adjustable coarseness. University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, December 10, 2002: US06493112 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing halftone images which utilizes the advantageous stochastic patterning of dots found in frequency-modulated, blue-noise masks, and avoids the problem of dot gain provided in amplitude-modulated masks. Here a green-noise spectrum is used to generate a dither mask a ...