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Nathan Gold, David L Willenborg, Jon Opsal, Allan Rosencwaig: Method and apparatus for measuring thickness of thin films. Therma Wave, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, March 12, 1991: US04999014 (242 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (20) for measuring the thickness of a thin film layer (32) on substrate (28) includes a probe beam of radiation (24) focused substantially normal to the surface of the sample using a high numerical aperture lens (30). The high numerical aperture lens (30) provides a large spread of angl ...


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Csaba Truckai, David C Auth: Moisture transport system for contact electrocoagulation. Novacept, Limbach & Limbach L, June 23, 1998: US05769880 (234 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for use in performing ablation of organs and other tissue includes an electrode carrying member which is substantially absorbent and/or permeable to moisture. The electrode carrying member is mounted to the distal end of an elongate shaft, and an array of electrodes is mounte ...


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Howard M Zeidler: End-to-end encryption system and method of operation. VISA U, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, December 27, 1983: US04423287 (233 worldwide citation)

An efficient end-to-end encryption system including key management procedures for providing secure, financial data communication between a system user at one of a plurality of transaction terminals of one of a plurality of acquirer institutions and one of a plurality of issuer institutions, with sel ...


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Gordon Scott France, Steven S Lee: Method for streaming transmission of compressed music. Invision Interactive, Limbach & Limbach L, March 31, 1998: US05734119 (230 worldwide citation)

An Internet high fidelity audio transmission and compression protocol including a system for representing synthesized music in a relatively small file as compared to digital recording. The protocol includes a method for streaming the transmission of a music data file from a Server-Composer computer ...


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Adam E Norton, Hung V Pham: Method and apparatus for measuring reflectance in two wavelength bands to enable determination of thin film thickness. Prometrix Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, January 23, 1996: US05486701 (229 worldwide citation)

A method and system for performing reflectance measurements of a sample using radiation having UV frequency components (preferably in a broad UV band) and visible frequency components (preferably in a broad band). Preferably, two detectors simultaneously receive a sample beam reflected from the samp ...


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Bryan E Loomas: Gas-tight seal accommodating surgical instruments with a wide range of diameters. Origin Medsystems, Ian Limbach & Limbach Hardcastle, April 18, 1995: US05407433 (228 worldwide citation)

A seal for use in a surgical instrument to provide a gas-tight seal with an instrument passed through the seal. The seal can form a gas-tight seal with an instrument having a diameter within a wide range of diameters. The seal comprises a seal body, an instrument seal, and a laterally-compliant seal ...


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Suvo Mittra: System and method for secure group communications via multicast or broadcast. Limbach & Limbach, May 5, 1998: US05748736 (224 worldwide citation)

A system and method for secure group communication via multicast or broadcast transmission. In preferred embodiments, the system of the invention implements a secure multicast group consisting of senders, receivers, a group security controller (GSC), and at least one trusted intermediary (TI) server ...


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Bing Yeh: Single transistor non-valatile electrically alterable semiconductor memory device. Silicon Storage Technology, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, July 2, 1991: US05029130 (224 worldwide citation)

A single transistor electrically programmable and erasable memory cell is disclosed. The single transistor has a source, a drain with a channel region therebetween, defined on a substrate. A first insulating layer is over the source, channel and drain regions. A floating gate is positioned on top of ...


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Edward C Driscoll Jr, Craig O Martin, Kenneth Ruby, James J Russell, John G Watson: Method and apparatus for verifying identity using image correlation. Identix Incorporated, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, November 19, 1991: US05067162 (222 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verification of personnel identity by correlation of fingerprint images. The method includes the steps of: first enrolling a person by the steps of forming a reference image of a fingerprint of the person, identifying a plurality of reference sections within the reference ...


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Taher Elgamal, Kipp E B Hickman: Secure socket layer application program apparatus and method. Netscape Communications Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, October 20, 1998: US05825890 (222 worldwide citation)

A computer program product comprising: a computer useable medium having computer readable program code means embodied therein for encrypting and decrypting information transferred over a network between a client application program running in a client computer and a server application program runnin ...



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