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David G Emery, Zain K Saidin, Mark J Wihl, Tao Yi Fu, Marek Zywno, Damon F Kvamme, Michael E Fein: Automated photomask inspection apparatus and method. KLA Instruments Corporation, Allston L Jones, October 8, 1996: US05563702 (227 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for inspecting patterned transmissive substrates, such as photomasks, for unwanted particles and features occurring on the transmissive, opaque portions and at the transition regions of the opaque and transmissive portions of the substrate. A transmissive substrate is illumina ...


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Paul Baran, David F Baran: Interactive facsimile system and method of information retrieval. Allston L Jones, January 9, 1990: US04893333 (208 worldwide citation)

This invention allows unmodified CCITT Group 3 and 4 facsimile transceivers to interactively select and retrieve facsimile pages from a shared facsimile data base FAX serve system ("FAX server"). The remote facsimile transceiver user marks a paper selector sheet forms using a pencil or pen. The sele ...


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Ashok V Kulkarni, Paul Rockwell: Detecting groups of defects in semiconductor feature space. KLA Instruments Corporation, Allston L Jones, November 23, 1999: US05991699 (200 worldwide citation)

Techniques for improving manufacturing process control based on inspection of manufactured items at intermediate process steps, based on clustering and binning of defect data. Additionally, the using the defect data produced by inspection machines to improve manufacturing process control specificall ...


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James L Rucker, Marcos J Polanco: Software, method and apparatus for efficient categorization and recommendation of subjects according to multidimensional semantics. Imana, Allston L Jones, February 27, 2001: US06195657 (194 worldwide citation)

A system for determining recommendations which are likely to be relevant to a user's current tasks. The determination is made based on the user's grouping behavior as applied to collected references, documents and information objects. The recommendations are with respect to one or more of ...


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Dan Meisberger, Alan D Brodie, Anil A Desai, Dennis G Emge, Zhong Wei Chen, Richard Simmons, Dave E A Smith, April Dutta, J Kirkwood H Rough, Leslie A Honfi, Henry Pearce Percy, John McMurtry, Eric Munro: Electron beam inspection system and method. KLA Instruments Corporation, Allston L Jones, November 26, 1996: US05578821 (185 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for a charged particle scanning system and an automatic inspection system, including wafers and masks used in microcircuit fabrication. A charged particle beam is directed at the surface of a substrate for scanning that substrate and a selection of detectors are included to de ...


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John A C Bingham: Method and apparatus for correcting for clock and carrier frequency offset, and phase jitter in mulicarrier modems. Telebit Corporation, Allston L Jones, April 27, 1993: US05206886 (185 worldwide citation)

A method of correcting for the impairments of phase jitter and frequency offset imposed by a transmission medium and of a clock frequency difference between a transmitting and a receiving multicarrier modem is disclosed. The method comprises two modes: a training mode that uses pilot tones, and a da ...


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Alan D Brodie, Curt Chadwick, Anil Desai, Hans Dohse, Dennis Emge, John Greene, Ralph Johnson, Ming Yie Ling, John McMurtry, Barry Becker, Ray Paul, Mike Robinson, Richard Simmons, David E A Smith, John Taylor, Lee Veneklasen, Dean Walters, Paul Wieczorek, Sam Wong, April Dutta, Surendra Lele, Kirkwood Rough, Henry Pearce Percy, Jack Y Jau, Chun C Lin, Hoi T Nguyen, Yen Jen Oyang, Timothy L Hutcheson, David J Clark, Chung Shih Pan, Chetana Bhaskar, Chris Kirk, Eric Munro: Electron beam inspection system and method. KLA Instruments Corporation, Allston L Jones, March 26, 1996: US05502306 (177 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed numerous embodiments of a method and apparatus for a particle scanning system and an automatic inspection system. In each of these a particle beam is directed at the surface of a substrate for scanning that substrate. Also included are a selection of detectors to detect at least o ...


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David H Straayer, Patrick J Franz, Eugene F Lynch: Multipurpose cursor control keyswitch. Tektronix, Allston L Jones, Robert S Hulse, July 14, 1987: US04680577 (170 worldwide citation)

A multipurpose keyswitch for controlling cursor movement on a CRT display and for character entry includes a key cap that moves laterally to provide cursor control and that moves vertically for character entry. Sensors are coupled to the key cap for sensing the lateral movement of the key cap. Forwa ...


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John A C Bingham: Method and apparatus for correcting for clock and carrier frequency offset, and phase jitter in multicarrier modems. Telebit Corporation, Allston L Jones, July 13, 1993: US05228062 (170 worldwide citation)

A method of correcting for the impairments of phase jitter and frequency offset imposed by a transmission medium and of a clock frequency difference between a transmitting and a receiving multicarrier modem is disclosed. The method comprises two modes: a training mode that uses pilot tones, and a da ...


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Paul Baran: Communications system and method for bi-directional communications between an upstream control facility and downstream user terminals. Com21, Allston L Jones, May 30, 1995: US05421030 (169 worldwide citation)

Cordless telephones generate cell relay packets. Packets from each cordless telephone are polled by an upstream polling unit avoiding multi-unit interference. Cell packets are transmitted via a cable TV system. Radiated frequencies of the cordless telephones are shifted in frequency as they enter or ...