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Roy W Rice: BN coating of ceramic fibers for ceramic fiber composites. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Sol Sheinbein, Stephen G Mican, February 10, 1987: US04642271 (140 worldwide citation)

A ceramic fiber composite material comprised of boron nitride coated cera fibers embedded in a ceramic matrix. The boron nitride coating limits both physical bonding and chemical reaction between the fibers and matrix to improve both strength and toughness of the composite material.


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Thomas G Giallorenzi: All-optical towed and conformal arrays. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Sol Sheinbein, Stephen G Mican, March 3, 1987: US04648083 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for remotely activating and analyzing fiber optic ed and conformal sensor arrays using fiber optic transmission and reception with multiplexed input and output signals using optical wavelength division, electronic frequency division, or both.


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Albert L Markunas, John F Defenbaugh, Michael Harke, Charles Romenesko, Daniel M Saban: North-south pole determination for carrier injection sensorless position sensing systems. Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Stephen G Mican, November 22, 2005: US06967461 (40 worldwide citation)

A system for enhancing the performance of a carrier insertion sensorless (CIS) position sensing system for a wound field synchronous machine that utilises the positively rotating components (+2ωct) of the carrier second harmonic currents that contain rotor position information before field excitatio ...


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Petrus A van Berkum, Ronald P Mathius: Method for cleaving a semiconductor crystal body. Amoco Corporation, Stephen G Mican, December 21, 1993: US05272114 (34 worldwide citation)

A method for cleaving a semiconductor crystal body having a first surface and an opposite second surface, comprising the steps of forming a channel on the first surface of the semiconductor, scribing a portion of the second surface opposite the channel on the first surface, and mechanically cleaving ...


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Stephen G Grubb: Optical fiber rare earth ion upconversion laser system. Amoco Corporation, Stephen G Mican, July 6, 1993: US05226049 (30 worldwide citation)

Methods and appartus for upconverting laser sources and amplifiers that use solid state components throughout and achieve such operation with a continuous or quasi-continuous single band infrared pumping source using successive energy transfers between the pumping radiation and activator in the host ...


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George J Dixon: Intracavity harmonic sub-resonator with extended phase matching range. Amoco Corporation, Stephen G Mican, February 22, 1994: US05289491 (28 worldwide citation)

Disclosure is made of a laser system comprising a non-linear crystal that converts light at a fundamental wavelength to light at a harmonic wavelength and that has a thickness such that there is a phase mismatch between light at the fundamental wavelength and light at the harmonic wavelength in said ...


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Daih Yeou Chen, Chris Hayden, Dietmar Trees, Paul Piconi, Tony Reichmann, Jack Vitale: Pyrospin combuster. Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Stephen G Mican, October 18, 2005: US06955053 (26 worldwide citation)

An annular combustor that has angled effusion holes through at least one surface of the combustor liner with the angle of the effusion holes oriented to cause the flow of air through the holes to facilitate swirling of the fuel and air within the combustor. The effusion holes thereby facilitate effi ...


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Phat Le, Xin Cheng: Bias control and method for electro-optic modulators. Amoco Corporation, Stephen G Mican, August 30, 1994: US05343324 (26 worldwide citation)

An electro-optical modulation system comprising an optical modulator for pulse-modulating an incoming light beam in response to a pulsed RF input signal and to a bias signal and for producing a pulse-modulated optical output which is characterized by a plurality of enveloped pulses, optical detector ...


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Daniel M Saban, Timothy R Cejka, Robert Scott Downing, Joshua J Krecklow, Steven C Paul: Liquid-cooled inductive devices with interspersed winding layers and directed coolant flow. Hamilton Sunstrand Corporation, Stephen G Mican, July 11, 2006: US07075399 (26 worldwide citation)

A high-power, liquid-cooled, multi-layer winding inductive device that has a region of interspersed winding layers and directed coolant flow over the interspersed windings to improve heat transfer and device life.


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Liyou Yang: Photovoltaic device including a boron doping profile in an i-type layer. Solarex Corporation, Stephen G Mican, October 26, 1993: US05256887 (23 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic cell for use in a single junction or multijunction photovoltaic device, which includes a p-type layer of a semiconductor compound including silicon, an i-type layer of an amorphous semiconductor compound including silicon, and an n-type layer of a semiconductor compound including sili ...