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Eric A Martin, Kenneth Vaccaro, William Waters, Joseph P Lorenzo, Stephen Spaziani: FET optical receiver using backside illumination, indium materials species. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, March 4, 1997: US05608255 (38 worldwide citation)

A photo FET device having a large area backside optical energy reception surface is disclosed. The photo FET device is fabricated in the source gate and drain upward configuration using a lattice determining surrogate substrate and a mesa-forming deep etch processing sequence and then inverted onto ...


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Kelce S Wilson: Self-optimizing edge detection in blurred, high-noise images. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, September 28, 2004: US06798910 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, program product and method detect region boundaries, or edge, of an arbitrary number of pixels in width in a digital image that has coarse resolution, high noise levels and/or significant blur. A self-optimizing kernel generator detects edges of arbitrary thickness. In addition, combin ...


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Herman K Rowan: Missile guidance seeker and seeker missile countermeasures system testing appartatus with co-location and independent motion of target sources. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, January 14, 1997: US05592850 (6 worldwide citation)

A test system for evaluating the performance of a seeking missile's guidance system under realistic but laboratory-controlled conditions wherein the guidance system is segregated from an actual missile but used to control a multiple degrees of freedom seeker capturing apparatus. The multiple degrees ...


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Hyong Y Lee, Belinda Johnson, Rocky Reston, Chris Ito, Gerald Trombley, Charles Havasy: Elevated temperature gallium arsenide field effect transistor with aluminum arsenide to aluminum gallium arsenide mole fractioned buffer layer. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bernard E Franz, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, January 14, 1997: US05594262 (5 worldwide citation)

The incorporation of an aluminum arsenide (AlAs) buffer layer in a gallium arsenide (GaAs) field effect transistor (FET) structure is found to improve the overall device performance, particularly in the high temperature operating regime. Similar characteristics may be obtained from devices fabricate ...


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Anadi Mukherjee, Nandini Mukherjee, Conrad S Sarvis, Bruce A Reinhardt: Nonlinear spectrophotometer. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bobby D Scearce, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, November 23, 1999: US05991021 (4 worldwide citation)

The purpose of the nonlinear spectrophotometer is to provide a simple instrument that can be used on a routine basis to accurately measure the two-photon absorption (TPA) coefficient and cross-section on a wide variety of materials. The instrument is capable of measuring: (1) both organic and inorga ...


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James E Fesmire, Adam G Dokos: Insulation test cryostat with lift mechanism. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Michelle L Ford, David E Franklin, January 14, 2014: US08628238 (2 worldwide citation)

A multi-purpose, cylindrical thermal insulation test apparatus is used for testing insulation materials and systems of materials using a liquid boil-off calorimeter system for absolute measurement of the effective thermal conductivity (k-value) and heat flux of a specimen material at a fixed environ ...


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James E Fesmire, Adam G Dokos: Insulation test cryostat with lift mechanism. The United States of America Represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Michelle L Ford, David E Franklin, November 8, 2016: US09488607 (1 worldwide citation)

A multi-purpose, cylindrical thermal insulation test apparatus is used for testing insulation materials and systems of materials using a liquid boil-off calorimeter system for absolute measurement of the effective thermal conductivity (k-value) and heat flux of a specimen material at a fixed environ ...


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Gilbert G Kuperman, Kenneth S Crum: Radar scattering netting simulation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Gerald B Hollins, David E Franklin, Thomas L Kundert, May 11, 1999: US05903473 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method and system for preparing a description of an electromagnetic scattering net approximating an actual scattering net for analyzing effect on sensor imagery is comprised of: (1) inputting a basic tent configuration comprising a number of tent poles, spacing of tent poles, ...


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Anadi Mukherjee, Nandini Mukherjee, Conrad S Sarvis, Bruce A Reinhardt: Nonlinear spectrophotometer. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bobby D Scearce, Thomas L Kundert, David E Franklin, August 29, 2000: US06111641 (1 worldwide citation)

The purpose of the nonlinear spectrophotometer is to provide a simple instrument that can be used on a routine basis to accurately measure the two-photon absorption (TPA) coefficient and cross-section on a wide variety of materials. The instrument is capable of measuring: (1) both organic and inorga ...


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James E Fesmire, Wesley L Johnson: Guarded flat plate cryogenic test apparatus and calorimeter. The United States of America Represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Michelle L Ford, David E Franklin, June 13, 2017: US09678025

A test apparatus for thermal energy measurement of disk-shaped test specimens has a cold mass assembly locatable within a sealable chamber with a guard vessel having a guard chamber to receive a liquid fluid and a bottom surface to contact a cold side of a test specimen, and a test vessel having a t ...



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