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Roy T Buck, Frank L Cloutier, R Ernst Erni, Robert N Low, F Duncan Terry: Disposable ink jet head. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, February 19, 1985: US04500895 (234 worldwide citation)

A thermal ink jet head is disclosed in which the jetting resistors, fluid interconnections, ink reservoir, electrical connections, and jetting orifices are fully integrated to provide an inexpensive, disposable jetting head. The entire hydraulic ink system is sealed to eliminate user interaction wit ...


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John L Vaught: Ink dispenser with "frozen" solid ink. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, December 25, 1984: US04490731 (162 worldwide citation)

A new type of apparatus for dispensing "frozen" solid ink and the ink for use therein for printing on paper is disclosed. The ink dye vehicle is chosen to have a melting point above room temperature, so that the ink which is melted in the apparatus will not be subject to evaporation or spillage duri ...


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David D Sharrit: Vector network analyzer with integral processor. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, Joseph H Smith, October 27, 1987: US04703433 (106 worldwide citation)

A precision vector network analyzer which is suitable for a wide range of applications including both laboratory and automated production measurements and testing is disclosed. New measurement capabilities, greater ease of use, and nearly complete automation are provided. Contributions include fully ...


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Peter R Straton, Scott R McClelland: Intelligent programmable touchscreen system. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, Roland I Griffin, May 6, 1986: US04587630 (105 worldwide citation)

A computing system for detecting movement of a user's touch on a touchscreen and to operate an intelligent programmable device is provided. The system includes a touchscreen for detecting information of an initial touch by a user on a display surface, a change of touch on the display surface, and di ...


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Wayne C Cannon, John T Barr IV: Vector network analyzer with integral processor. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, William C Milks III, March 28, 1989: US04816767 (105 worldwide citation)

An RF network analyzer is disclosed which is suitable for both laboratory and automated production measurements. An important feature of the invention is the ability of the user to completely specify the method of calibration to be used. In particular the user can select any three arbitrary RF stand ...


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Robert N Low, Frank L Cloutier, Gary Siewell: Ink reservoir with essentially constant negative back pressure. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, April 2, 1985: US04509062 (105 worldwide citation)

An ink reservoir which incorporates a negative back pressure source coupled to a membrane wall of the reservoir to prevent ink leakage from a reservoir orifice is disclosed. The back pressure is created by either a linear or nonlinear spring which can be either independent of, or integral with, the ...


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Barclay J Tullis, Mihir Parikh, David L Thrasher, Mark E Johnston: Particle-free dockable interface for integrated circuit processing. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, August 6, 1985: US04532970 (89 worldwide citation)

A particle-free dockable interface is disclosed for linking together two spaces each enclosing a clean air environment. The interface is composed of interlocking doors on each space which fit together to trap particles which have accumulated from the dirty ambient environment on the outer surfaces o ...


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Kent D Vincent: Heated transfer line for capillary tubing. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, April 5, 1988: US04735259 (79 worldwide citation)

A heated transfer line for heating a small glass capillary tube is disclosed. The transfer line is small and removable yet highly efficient, capable of uniformly heating a glass capillary tube over a 5-inch length to more than 400 degrees with less than 30 watts of power. The power is applied to an ...


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Barclay J Tullis: Interlocking door latch for dockable interface for integrated circuit processing. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, August 13, 1985: US04534389 (75 worldwide citation)

A particle-free dockable interface with an interlocking latch is disclosed for linking together two spaces each enclosing a clean air environment and preventing the opening of the interface without the presences of two mating system components. The interface comprises interlocking doors on each spac ...


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Donald L Barton: Planarization of dielectric films on integrated circuits. Hewlett Packard Company, Jeffery B Fromm, Cheryl L Shavers, October 8, 1985: US04545852 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for planarizing dielectric films between conductive layers on semiconductor wafers is disclosed. Two successive dielectric layers are deposited over a pattern on a wafer and coated with a polymer which has a substantially flat surface. Planarization is obtained when the wafer is plasma etch ...