Takao Inaba, Minoru Numoto, Kenji Sakai, Manabu Satoh: Wafer polishing apparatus. Tokyo Seimitsu, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, May 9, 2000: US06059636 (41 worldwide citation)

Sensors detect a stock removal of a wafer during polishing, and a CPU calculates the stock removal in accordance with information from the sensors. The CPU compares the actual stock removal detected by the sensors and a model stock removal stored in RAM, and determines timings for dressing and repla ...

Hans Leysieffer: Device for electromechanical stimulation and testing of hearing. Implex Spezialhorgerate, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, November 10, 1998: US05833626 (41 worldwide citation)

A device for electromechanical stimulation and testing of hearing in which an electromechanical transducer transmits audiologic signals as mechanical deflections via a coupling element from the outside, noninvasively through the external auditory canal, by direct mechanical coupling with the manubri ...

Rainer Uhl: Point-scanning luminescent microscope. David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, July 11, 2000: US06088097 (41 worldwide citation)

A point-scanning luminescent microscope, especially for studying biological objects, has at least one collimated light source for producing an excitation light beam, an optical arrangement which focuses the light of the excitation light source on an object to be studied, at least one detector arrang ...

Arpad Furst, Martin Danzl, Johann Mayer, Stefan Miklosi: Lengthwise movable vehicle roof. Webasto Karosseriesysteme, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson P C, August 6, 1996: US05542735 (41 worldwide citation)

A vehicle roof with at least one roof cover part that can be opened during driving in the manner of a sunroof by being moved into at least one open position on guideways arranged in roof parts lying laterally to it in the lengthwise direction of the vehicle. A rear roof part that is stationary, at l ...

Allan Pedersen, Xia Chen, Guohui Li, Chen Liang: LED bar. Martin Professional, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole P C, David S Safran, October 16, 2012: US08287144 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to LED bar modules where the LED groups are placed at a pixel board. The present invention further concerns a method for calibration of LEDs. It is the object of the invention to achieve a highly efficient LED bar for generating a bar of light. A further object of the i ...

Jeffrey Townsend, Steve Knecht: Tension assisted ankle joint and orthotic limb braces incorporating same. Townsend Design, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, June 22, 2004: US06752774 (40 worldwide citation)

An improved limb brace joint includes a band that operates in tension to rotationally bias first and second longitudinal members of the joint. The band of the joint biases the rotation of the members to provide a dorsiflexion and/or plantarflexion assist when used in an ankle foot orthosis.

Andreas Volz, Joachim Baumann, Klaus Bodganowitz, Hans Leysieffer, Dieter Muller, Gerd Muller: Protective device for a repeatedly rechargeable electrochemical battery. Implex Aktiengesellschaft Hearing Technology, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, November 7, 2000: US06143440 (39 worldwide citation)

A protective device for a repeatedly rechargeable electrochemical battery (10) with a battery housing (12), the protective device having at least one switching element (86) which can be activated by a detector element (62) and which is designed or adjusted to prevent recharging and/or discharging of ...

Karsten Nielsen: Pulse modulation power amplifier with enhanced cascade control method. Bang & Olufsen, Karsten Nielsen, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, October 2, 2001: US06297692 (38 worldwide citation)

A digital switching power amplifier with Multivariable Enhanced Cascade Controlled (MECC) includes a modulator, a switching power stage and a low pass filter. In the first preferred embodiment an enhanced cascade control structure local to the switching power stage is added, characterised by having ...

Jorg Schulz: Capacitive proximity switch circuit. i f m electronic, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 9, 1999: US05880538 (38 worldwide citation)

A capacitive proximity switch which may be used as an actuating device for a variety of control applications, such as windshield wipers and door locks. According to the invention, the actuating element a contact or proximity switch to be actuated in a nonmechanical manner, and a sensor provided on a ...

Werner Pätz, Thomas Ganz, Helmut Teschner, Reinhard Wecker: Motor vehicle roof with outside solar generator. Webasto Vehicle Systems International, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, July 23, 2002: US06423894 (37 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle roof with a solar generator which is securely attached on the outside on the solid roof skin for producing solar current for the vehicle. The solar generator can be adjusted between a first spatially compact configuration and a second, less spatially compact configuration in which it ...