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Birol Kuyel: Methods and apparatus for generating plasmas. Western Electric Co, B W Sheffield, A M Tobia, August 4, 1981: US04282267 (117 worldwide citation)

An RF-excited radial-flow, cylindrical plasma reactor (10) includes a toroidal waveguide (17) of rectangular cross-section connected to a microwave source (21). One of the reactive species (37) is flowed through the waveguide and pre-ionized, thus, permitting independent control over the activation ...


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John R Fisher Jr: Cast solder leads for leadless semiconductor circuits. Western Electric Co, M M de Picciotto, November 1, 1983: US04412642 (68 worldwide citation)

The attachment of leadless chip carriers to printed wiring boards by means of soldering techniques must provide for a spacing between the chip carrier and the board. Such spacing is required for cleaning the area under the chip carrier, protecting the underlying circuitry, and accounting for stresse ...


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Karl E Peterson: Method and apparatus for testing electronic devices. Western Electric Co, G W Houseweart, December 22, 1981: US04307342 (64 worldwide citation)

A surge protector is tested by injecting a current spike with an exponentially decaying waveshape (12) through the surge protector. The current is generated by connecting a voltage source (16) to the surge protector and controlling the current through the surge protector by a Darlington array amplif ...


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Robert C Oehrle: Method and apparatus for drawing optical fibers. Western Electric Co, D J Kirk, January 23, 1979: US04135902 (59 worldwide citation)

A laser beam (FIG. 1; 28) is reflected from a first oscillating galvanometer controlled mirror (14) onto a second oscillating galvanometer controlled mirror (15). The laser beam is reflected from the second mirror as a pattern (29) having an annular cross section by individually controlling the ampl ...


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Marcatili Enrique Alfredo Jose: Improvements in or relating to dielectric waveguide circuit elements. Western Electric Co, November 29, 1972: GB1298387-A (57 worldwide citation)

1298387 Dielectric Waveguides WESTERN ELECTRIC Co Inc 24 April 1970 [25 April 1969] 19716/70 Heading G2J Band pass/band rejection filters are formed by coupling dielectric waveguides to dielectric disc shaped, resonant cavities. In the band rejection filter of Fig. 2A, a looped guide 81, 84 induces ...


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Joel R Bitler, Michael W Bodnar, Raymond H Booth, Daniel J Roman, Fred J Schneider, Philip W Seitzer, George F Wilkinson Jr: Article carrying a distinctive mark. Western Electric Co, W O Schellin, August 10, 1982: US04344064 (56 worldwide citation)

A Hybrid Integrated Circuit package (11) typically includes a circuit substrate or article (12) on which are formed thin film components (17, 18, 19) of a circuit (22) and to which is bonded at least one semiconductor chip (21). Prior to bonding the chip (21) to the article (12) the circuit (22) und ...


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Improvements in or relating to apparatus for guiding electromagnetic wave energy. Western Electric Co, June 27, 1956: GB751153-A (54 worldwide citation)

751,153. Transmission lines and waveguides. WESTERN ELECTRIC CO., Inc. April 26, 1954 [April 29, 1953], No. 11969/54. Class 40 (8). Apparatus for guiding an electromagnetic wave comprises a magnetic transmission line or waveguide consisting of one or more magnetic conductors of highly permeable elec ...


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Sheldon J Rosenberg: Instrument carrying case. Western Electric Co, R F Kip Jr, January 10, 1984: US04424899 (53 worldwide citation)

The invention is for an instrument carrying case comprising an open-topped box, a lid having a substantially planar panel for covering the top of the box, and a flexible hinge joining the rear edge of the lid to the top edge of the rear wall of the box such that the lid is movable through an angle o ...


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Walter W Powell, Gary A Seifert: Vacuum-type article holder and methods of supportively retaining articles. Western Electric Co, W O Schellin, January 31, 1984: US04428815 (52 worldwide citation)

A vacuum-type holder (10) for retaining fragile articles such as semiconductor wafers (16) during a manufacturing operation, such as an electrolytic treatment includes a vacuum-operated support (36) at each of the seats (23) which exerts a supporting force against the underside (32) of the wafer (16 ...


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Jackson Chik Yun Koo, Vincent Joseph Zaleckas: Removal of thin films from substrates by laser induced explosion. Western Electric Co, D J Kirk, March 28, 1978: US04081653 (51 worldwide citation)

Selected portions of a thin film coating of metal are removed from an insulative substrate by directing a coherent beam of light energy from a laser at the coating, to heat the coating and cause the evaporation and entrapment of the substrate material at the coating-substrate interface. A positive p ...



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