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Yasunori Shimada, Seiichi Mitsui: Method for producing a reflection type liquid crystal display. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, August 1, 2000: US06097459 (88 worldwide citation)

A reflection type liquid crystal display comprises a first substrate including a rough portion formed on a surface thereof and a reflection electrode formed on the rough portion; a second substrate including a counter electrode formed thereon; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first ...


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Christian Wilkening, Andreas Lohner: Method for producing a three-dimensional object. EOS Electro Optical Systems, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, March 28, 2000: US06042774 (77 worldwide citation)

A method of producing an object by successive solidification of layers of a powder material is disclosed. The method provides a preformed base plate having a metal plate with a solidified layer of a powder material formed thereon. Then, successive layers of said powder material are applied and solid ...


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Chul B Park, Nam P Suh, Daniel F Baldwin: Method for providing continuous processing of microcellular and supermicrocellular foamed materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, April 18, 2000: US06051174 (46 worldwide citation)

An extrusion system for providing a foamed material in which a material such as a polymer material is supplied to an extruder for movement through a rotating screw member. The material is placed in a molten state and a foaming agent, such as a supercritical fluid, is introduced into the extruder at ...


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Lutz Biedermann, Wilfried Matthis, Markus Piro: Alignment device for connecting a stump socket to a prosthetic limb. Biedermann Motech, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, April 18, 2000: US06051026 (40 worldwide citation)

An alignment device connects a stump socket (1) to a prosthetic limb (21). The alignment device has an alignment member (8) with an opening (12) receiving a pin (7) connected to the stump socket (1). The size of the opening (12) is considerably greater than the cross-sectional dimension of the pin ( ...


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Keiko Kishimoto: Liquid crystal display with edge-lit backlight which uses ambient light injected between reflector and cholesteric polarizer. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, December 12, 2000: US06160595 (38 worldwide citation)

An object of the invention is to obtain brighter display in a liquid crystal display apparatus. Light of all the wavelengths in the visible range is converted into circularly polarized light by a first polarization condition converting member, converted into linearly polarized light by a second pola ...


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Ippei Inou: Touch panel. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, June 20, 2000: US06078274 (20 worldwide citation)

A touch panel is made up of (a) an insulating substrate provided with a transparent conductive film, and (b) a flexible insulating substrate provided with a transparent conductive film. A double-sided adhesive tape combines together (a) and (b), between which is provided a spacer. Since the insulati ...


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Edward J Cesarczyk, Richard B Freeman: Device and method for fastening a catheter. Avitar, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts And Cushman Neuner, December 26, 2000: US06165156 (12 worldwide citation)

A fastening device has a support layer, an adhesive layer on one side of the support layer, and a removable liner on the adhesive layer opposite to the support layer, the support layer having an opening therethrough. The device facilitates securing of a catheter or like assembly to a patient. A pref ...


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Michael Burl, Phillip Graham Layton: Video image processing. British Broadcasting Corporation, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, November 21, 2000: US06151363 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of generating motion vectors from a video signal, for use in motion compensation, is applicable to interlaced video signals. In the method alternate video fields are shifted vertically so as to align the picture lines of interlaced fields, by moving the lines of one field up by half a pictu ...


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Seiichi Mitsui, Masayuki Okamoto, Shun Ueki: Reflection-type liquid crystal display with layer comprising liquid crystal compound and liquid crystal polymer being twist-aligned at same angle. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, June 6, 2000: US06072553 (7 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal element is equipped with at least one polarizer provided on a light entering side thereof, an insulating substrate on which transparent electrodes, a light reflecting member having a light reflecting surface on one side thereof, and a liquid crystal layer sealed between the insulati ...


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Seiichi Mitsui, Kenichi Iwauchi: Reflection-type liquid crystal displaying device having anistropic scattering film. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman Neuner, December 26, 2000: US06166791 (7 worldwide citation)

A reflection-type liquid crystal displaying device is described. It has at least one optically transmitting first substrate on which an optically transmitting electrode is formed and a second substrate that reflects light. A liquid crystal layer is disposed between the first and the second substrate ...