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Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jeffrey S Thayer, Richard N Leyden, Paul F Jacobs, Dennis R Smalley: Rapid recoating of three-dimensional objects formed on a cross-sectional basis. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, Forrest L Collins, May 11, 1999: US05902537 (169 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for use in building three-dimensional objects on substantially a cross-sectional basis including methods and apparatus for forming successive layers using counter-rotating rollers, ink jet recoaters, spinning members which sling material, applicator bars that dispense material ...


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Elliot R Brown, John D Evans, Christopher A Bang, Adam L Cohen, Michael S Lockard, Dennis R Smalley, Morton Grosser: Miniature RF and microwave components and methods for fabricating such components. Microfabrica, Dennis R Smalley, November 9, 2010: US07830228 (147 worldwide citation)

RF and microwave radiation directing or controlling components are provided that may be monolithic, that may be formed from a plurality of electrodeposition operations and/or from a plurality of deposited layers of material, that may include switches, inductors, antennae, transmission lines, filters ...


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Charles W Hull, Adam L Cohen, Stuart L Spence, Charles W Lewis: Apparatus and related method for forming a substantially flat stereolithographic working surface. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, September 5, 1995: US05447822 (109 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and related method for providing a substantially flat working surface of photocurable resin for the formation of a next layer of a stereolithographic part. A substantially flat surface of a rigid member is substantially covered by and spaced from the resin by a substance or film, which ...


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Thomas A Almquist, Dennis R Smalley: Thermal stereolithography. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, December 9, 1997: US05695707 (97 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and related methods of forming three-dimensional objects out of a building material, which is normally solid, but which is flowable when heated. In one embodiment, a support material is used to fill in portions of layers which are not to be solidified as part of the object, thus provid ...


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Charles W Hull: Method of and apparatus for production of three dimensional objects by stereolithography. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, August 17, 1993: US05236637 (96 worldwide citation)

A stereolithographic system for automatically generating three-dimensional objects on a layer by layer basis by alternately forming layers of medium over previously formed layers of the object and selectively solidifying successive layers of medium at a surface of a body of the medium whereby the ob ...


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Charles W Hull: Method and apparatus for production of three-dimensional objects by stereolithography. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, Anna M Vradenburgh, October 29, 1996: US05569431 (79 worldwide citation)

A system for generating three-dimensional objects by creating a cross-sectional pattern of the object to be formed at a selected surface of a fluid medium capable of altering its physical state in response to appropriate synergistic stimulation by impinging radiation, particle bombardment or chemica ...


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Charles W Hull: Method for production of three-dimensional objects by stereolithography. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, Anna M Vradenburgh, May 20, 1997: US05630981 (72 worldwide citation)

A system for generating three-dimensional objects by creating a cross-sectional pattern of the object to be formed at a selected surface of a fluid medium capable of altering its physical state in response to appropriate synergistic stimulation by impinging radiation, particle bombardment or chemica ...


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Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Borzo Modrek, Paul F Jacobs, Charles W Lewis, Adam L Cohen, Stuart T Spence, Hop D Nguyen: Recoating of stereolithographic layers. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, Anna M Vradenburgh, July 29, 1997: US05651934 (72 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for stereolithographically forming a three-dimensional object includes a vessel for holding a building material and a smoothing member for forming a uniform coating over a previously formed layer of the object. The smoothing member has a plurality of blades. The smoothing member ...


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Chris R Manners, Dennis R Smalley: Method and apparatus for identifying surface features associated with selected lamina of a three-dimensional object being stereolithographically formed. 3D Systems, Dennis R Smalley, Forrest L Collins, August 31, 1999: US05945058 (71 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the stepwise layer-by-layer formation of a three-dimensional object through application of the principles of stereolithography and to the automatic detection of surface features of each layer of a three-dimensional object to manufacture parts more reliably, more accurately ...


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Adam L Cohen: Discrete or continuous tissue capture device and method for making. Microfabrica, Dennis R Smalley, March 30, 2010: US07686770 (67 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments of the invention provide an instrument for mechanically removing segments of tissue from a patient during a minimally invasive surgical procedure. An exemplary instrument provides an inlet for receiving tissue a mechanism for cutting away received tissue and for simultaneously movin ...