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Anant Achyut Setlur, Alok Mani Srivastava, Holly Ann Comanzo: Phosphor blends and backlight sources for liquid crystal displays. General Electric Company, Toan P Vo, Patrick K Patnode, October 26, 2004: US06809781 (175 worldwide citation)

A phosphor composition that comprises at least one phosphor emitting in each of the blue, green, and red regions of the visible spectrum is disposed adjacent to a backlight source of a color liquid crystal display. The phosphor composition emits strongly in the wavelength ranges of color filters use ...


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Brent Jerome Brunell, Harry Kirk Mathews Jr, Aditya Kumar: Adaptive model-based control systems and methods for controlling a gas turbine. General Electric Company, Penny A Clarke, Patrick K Patnode, November 30, 2004: US06823675 (163 worldwide citation)

Adaptive model-based control systems and methods are described so that performance and/or operability of a gas turbine in an aircraft engine, power plant, marine propulsion, or industrial application can be optimized under normal, deteriorated, faulted, failed and/or damaged operation. First, a mode ...


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Nick Andrew Van Stralen, Stephen Michael Hladik, Abdallah Mahmoud Itani, Robert Gideon Wodnicki, John Anderson Fergus Ross: Turbo decoder control for use with a programmable interleaver, variable block length, and multiple code rates. General Electric Company, John Thompson, Patrick K Patnode, February 4, 2003: US06516437 (152 worldwide citation)

A turbo decoder control comprises an address generator for addressing systematic data, parity data, and systematic likelihood ratios according to a pre-determined memory mapping. The systematic data samples are accessed in the order required by the MAP decoding algorithm such that interleaving and d ...


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Anil Raj Duggal, Lionel Monty Levinson, Joseph John Shiang: Organic electroluminescent devices with enhanced light extraction. General Electric Company, Toan P Vo, Patrick K Patnode, August 17, 2004: US06777871 (131 worldwide citation)

An organic light emitting diode containing a first electrode, a second electrode, at least one organic light emitting layer, and an output coupler which reduces a Fresnel loss is provided. The index of refraction of the output coupler is matched to that of the adjacent layer of the device. The outpu ...


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Anant Achyut Setlur, Alok Mani Srivastava, Holly Ann Comanzo, Daniel Darcy Doxsee: Phosphor blends for generating white light from near-UV/blue light-emitting devices. General Electric Company, Toan P Vo, Patrick K Patnode, February 3, 2004: US06685852 (122 worldwide citation)

Phosphor blends are disclosed that are capable of absorbing electromagnetic radiation having wavelengths in the range from about 315 nm to about 480 nm. These blends are mixtures of phosphors selected from the group consisting of Sr


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James Kenneth Aragones, Jeffrey William Stein, Amy Victoria Aragones, William Talbert Tucker: System and method for automatically predicting the timing and costs of service events in a life cycle of a product. General Electric Company, David C Goldman, Patrick K Patnode, December 14, 2004: US06832205 (105 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically predicting timing and costs of future service events in a life cycle of a product. A database contains a plurality of service information and performance information for the product. A statistical analyzer automatically analyzes the plurality of processed servic ...


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Changting Wang, Yuri Alexeyevich Plotnikov, Shridhar Champaknath Nath, William Stewart McKnight, Gigi Olive Gambrell: Omnidirectional eddy current probe and inspection system. General Electric Company, Penny A Clarke, Patrick K Patnode, March 21, 2006: US07015690 (99 worldwide citation)

An omnidirectional eddy current (EC) probe includes at least one EC channel having a first and a second sense coil that are offset in a first (x) and a second (y) direction and overlap in at least one of the directions (x,y). At least one drive coil is configured to generate a probing field for the ...


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Srinivas Krishnasnamy Bagepalli, Lynn Ann DeRose, Stephen Lan Sun Hung, Bang Mo Kim, Tara Healy Wight, Joseph James Salvo: Methods and systems for energy and emissions monitoring. General Electric Company, Phillip D Freedman, Patrick K Patnode, May 4, 2004: US06732055 (97 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and processes are disclosed for determining emissions outputs. One method communicates with a communications network and acquires at least one of energy usage information associated with sources of emissions and emissions information associated with sources of emissions. The energy ...


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Anil Raj Duggal: Color tunable organic electroluminescent light source. General Electric Company, Toan P Vo, Patrick K Patnode, December 9, 2003: US06661029 (94 worldwide citation)

A light emitting device is provided. The light emitting device contains an array of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) emitting a plurality of colors, and a layer of scattering media above the light emitting surface of the OLED array. The emission color of the OLEDs may be tuned by applying diffe ...


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Thomas Francis McNulty, Daniel Darcy Doxsee, James Wilson Rose: UV reflectors and UV-based light sources having reduced UV radiation leakage incorporating the same. General Electric Company, Toan P Vo, Patrick K Patnode, February 3, 2004: US06686676 (92 worldwide citation)

UV reflectors incorporated in UV LED-based light sources reduce the amount of UV radiation emission into the surroundings and increase the efficiency of such light sources. UV reflectors are made of nanometer-sized particles having a mean particle diameter less than about one-tenth of the wavelength ...