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Jeffrey B Sampsell: Spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Melvin Sharp, James T Comfort, Carlton H Hoel, September 4, 1990: US04954789 (568 worldwide citation)

An electrostatically deflectable plate spatial light modulator with light reflecting plates (106) composed of aluminum alloy and with symmetrically located supporting hinges (108) connecting the plates (106) to support posts (104); this provides a thick stiff plate and a thin compliant hinges with d ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Melvin Sharp, James T Comfort, Carlton H Hoel, September 11, 1990: US04956619 (560 worldwide citation)

A deflectable beam spatial light modulator formed from a structure of a reflecting layer, typically metal, on a spacer layer, typically photoresist, which in turn is on a substrate containing electronic addressing circuitry is disclosed. Also, the method of fabrication including a plasma etch after ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Spatial light modulator and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, January 28, 1986: US04566935 (489 worldwide citation)

Methods of fabrication of spatial light modulators with deflectable beams by plasma etching after dicing of a substrate into chips, each of the chips an SLM, is disclosed. Also, various architectures available with such plasma etching process are disclosed and include metal cloverleafs for substrate ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Spatial light modulator and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, May 5, 1987: US04662746 (482 worldwide citation)

An electrostatically deflectable beam spatial light modulator with the beam composed of two layers of aluminum alloy and the hinge connecting the beam to the remainder of the alloy formed in only one of the two layers; this provides a thick stiff beam and a thin compliant hinge. The alloy is on a sp ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Spatial light modulator and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, December 1, 1987: US04710732 (462 worldwide citation)

Spatial light modulators with deflectable metal flaps hinged to conducting posts on a substrate are disclosed. The metal flaps and conducting post may be a single piece, and connected to addressing circuitry in the substrate. Also, plasma etching to fabricate the flaps without breakage is disclosed.


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Larry J Hornbeck: Linear spatial light modulator and printer. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, June 24, 1986: US04596992 (393 worldwide citation)

A linear spatial light modulator with two offset rows of pixels for slight overlap of images, and a printer system using such a spatial light modulator with dark field projection optics is disclosed. The pixels include electrostatically deflectable elements which all bend in the same direction to pe ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Frame addressed spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, October 7, 1986: US04615595 (385 worldwide citation)

A frame addressed spatial light modulator with pixels arranged along columns of charge transfer devices, and optical projection and processing systems using such modulators are disclosed. The pixels include electrostatically deflectable flaps supported by conducting posts with nodes gated to the cha ...


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Larry J Hornbeck, William E Nelson, James T Carlo: Deformable mirror electrostatic printer. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Robert O Groover, James T Comfort, February 18, 1986: US04571603 (352 worldwide citation)

An image projection system for producing a projected image in response to electrical signals which represent the image to be projected. The projection system includes input capability to produce electrical signals in response to an image to be projected. These electrical signals are then transmitted ...


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Jeffrey B Sampsell, Terrance G McDonald: Optical fiber interconnection network including spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, August 15, 1989: US04856863 (267 worldwide citation)

A crossbar switch (200) with bifurcated optical fibers (271, . . . , 286) having equivalent ends connected to transmitters (251, . . . , 254) and receivers (261, . . . , 264) and single ends in a linear array (245) that is adjacent to a linear micro lens array (240) and a linear spatial light modula ...


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Stephen J Perkins, Alan Gatherer, Krishanasamy Anandakumar, Alan V McCree, Vishu Viswanathan: Processes, articles, and packets for network path diversity in media over packet applications. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, December 17, 2002: US06496477 (241 worldwide citation)

In one form of the invention, a process of sending real-time information from a sender computer to a receiver computer coupled to the sender computer by a packet network wherein packets sometimes become lost, includes steps of directing packets containing the real-time information from the sender co ...