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William B Noble, Bhadra K Patel, Jenny K Wang: Federated information management (FIM) system and method for providing data site filtering and translation for heterogeneous databases. Hughes Aircraft Company, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, May 27, 1997: US05634053 (358 worldwide citation)

A FIM system integrates data from a plurality of interconnected local databases to provide users with access to a virtual database. The FIM includes a user interface for generating a global query to search the virtual database, a smart dictionary database (SDD) that contains configuration data, a da ...


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Robert Y Loo, Adele Schmitz, Julia Brown, Jonathan Lynch, Debabani Choudhury, James Foschaar, Daniel J Hyman, Brett Warneke, Juan Lam, Tsung Yuan Hsu, Jae Lee, Mehran Mehregany: Design and fabrication of broadband surface-micromachined micro-electro-mechanical switches for microwave and millimeter-wave applications. Hughes Electronics Corporation, Rosemont Aerospace, V D Duraiswamy, M W Sales, April 4, 2000: US06046659 (219 worldwide citation)

Methods for the design and fabrication of micro-electro-mechanical switches are disclosed. Two different switch designs with three different switch fabrication techniques are presented for a total of six switch structures. Each switch has a multiple-layer armature with a suspended biasing electrode ...


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James A Foschaar, Hugh L Garvin: Method for making topographic projections. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, M W Sales, May 22, 2001: US06236445 (201 worldwide citation)

A method for producing topographic projections, especially useful for producing many small projections of less than about 100 &mgr;m in diameter and in height. This method is useful for making contact pads of membrane probes used to test integrated circuits and spacers of liquid crystal light valves ...


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Ronald V Peterson, Wilfried Krone Schmidt: System for precision cleaning by jet spray. Hughes Aircraft Company, M E Lachman, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, May 31, 1994: US05315793 (181 worldwide citation)

A system for precision cleaning of contaminants from the surface of a substrate, such as delicate surfaces or precision parts, utilizing streams of carbon dioxide snow or other cleaning gas. The system includes an enclosed or sealed cleaning container in which at least one jet spray device is housed ...


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Ronald E Sorace, Victor S Reinhardt, Clinton Chan: Phase array calibration orthogonal phase sequence. Hughes Electronics Corporation, Georgann S Grunebach, M W Sales, January 19, 1999: US05861843 (169 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for calibrating an array antenna are described. The array antenna has a plurality of antenna elements each having a signal with a phase and an amplitude forming an array antenna signal. For calibration, the phase of each element signal is sequentially switched one at a time throu ...


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William B Bridges: Antenna and method for receiving or transmitting radiation through a dielectric material. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, M W Sales, January 11, 2000: US06014110 (145 worldwide citation)

A low profile, receiving and/or transmitting antenna is adapted to be mounted onto an interior portion of a building or other structure to receive or transmit radiation through a first dielectric material, such as a window, associated with the building or other structure. The antenna includes a rece ...


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Soheil Shams, David B Shu: Independently non-homogeneously dynamically reconfigurable two dimensional interprocessor communication topology for SIMD multi-processors and apparatus for implementing same. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, M W Sales, November 7, 2000: US06145072 (141 worldwide citation)

In a SIMD architecture having a two dimensional array of processing elements, where a controller broadcasts instructions to all processing elements in the array, a dynamically reconfigurable switching means useful to connect four of the processing elements in the array into a group in accordance wit ...


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Warren Hayden, David K Uyemura, Richard E Burney, Christopher M Schreiber, Jacques F Linder: Three-dimensional integrated circuit stacking. Hughes Electronics, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, November 26, 1996: US05579207 (139 worldwide citation)

A plurality of integrated circuit chips (12) are packaged in a stack of chips in which a number of individual chip layers (10,120,130,132,134) are physically and electrically interconnected to one another and are peripherally sealed to one another to form an hermetically sealed package having a numb ...


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William W Mayfield, Donald C D Chang, John I Novak III: Communication system employing reuse of satellite spectrum for terrestrial communication. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, M W Sales, May 11, 2004: US06735437 (137 worldwide citation)

A terrestrial communication system using satellite uplink and downlink frequencies is disclosed. A terrestrial cell site produces a signal at a satellite uplink frequency that is transmitted to a terrestrial user terminal. The terrestrial cell site receives a signal at a satellite downlink frequency ...


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R Loyd Harrison, Steven P Davies: Modular array processor architecture having a plurality of interconnected load-balanced parallel processing nodes. Hughes Aircraft Company, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W Kay Denson Low, December 23, 1997: US05701482 (109 worldwide citation)

A modular array processor architecture (10) comprising a plurality of interconnected parallel processing node (11)s that each comprise a control processor (12), an arithmetic processor (13) having an input port (22) for receiving data from an external source that is to be processed, a node memory (1 ...