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Ernest Stern: Micromechanical optical switch and flat panel display. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, June 23, 1998: US05771321 (279 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an optical coupling switch and flat panel display including an array of such optical coupling switches. The optical coupling switch includes a light storage plate adapted to set up conditions for total internal reflection such that light injected into the plate is internally r ...


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Michael H Perrott, Charles G Sodini, Anantha P Chandrakasan: Digital compensation for wideband modulation of a phase locked loop frequency synthesizer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, December 28, 1999: US06008703 (264 worldwide citation)

A digital compensation filtering technique is provided that enables indirect phase locked loop modulation with a digital modulation data stream having a bandwidth that exceeds, perhaps by an order of magnitude, the bandwidth characteristic of the phase locked loop. A modulation data receiver is prov ...


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Gill A Pratt, Matthew M Williamson: Elastic actuator for precise force control. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, July 22, 1997: US05650704 (157 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an elastic actuator consisting of a motor and a motor drive transmission connected at an output of the motor. An elastic element is connected in series with the motor drive transmission, and this elastic element is positioned to alone support the full weight of any load connec ...


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Mehmet Bayindir, Fabien Sorin, Ayman F Abouraddy, Ofer Shapira, Jerimy R Arnold, Yoel Fink, John D Joannopoulos: Thermal sensing fiber devices. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, July 28, 2009: US07567740 (154 worldwide citation)

There is provided a thermal sensing fiber including a semiconducting element having a fiber length and characterized by a bandgap energy corresponding to a selected operational temperature range for the fiber in which there can be produced a change in thermally-excited electronic charge carrier popu ...


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Harry R Clark Jr, Brian S Ahern: Method for producing semiconductor particles. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, November 25, 1997: US05690807 (150 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for producing semiconductor particles in which a semiconductor material of the type for which particles are desired is placed in an electrolytic solution of an anodic cell. The anodic cell is configured with a cathode also positioned in the electrolytic solution. The ...


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Mehmet Bayindir, Fabien Sorin, Ayman F Abouraddy, Ofer Shapira, Jeremy R Arnold, Yoel Fink, John D Joannopoulos: Thermal sensing fiber devices. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, September 28, 2010: US07805029 (144 worldwide citation)

There is provided a feedback-controlled self-heat-monitoring fiber, including an insulator having a fiber length with at least one metal-semiconductor-metal thermal sensing element along the fiber length and disposed at a position in a cross section of the fiber for sensing changes in fiber temperat ...


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Pablo M Acosta Serafini, Ichiro Masaki, Charles G Sodini: Single-chip imager system with programmable dynamic range. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, December 20, 2005: US06977685 (142 worldwide citation)

The imager system of the invention, provided in a semiconductor substrate, includes a plurality of photosensitive, charge integrating pixels that are arranged in rows and columns of a pixel array for capturing illumination of a scene to be imaged. Each pixel includes a photogenerated charge accumula ...


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Marco L Straforini, Sherrill E Lavagnino, John C Badger, Jeffrey M Wolinsky, Bret R Tilson: Automatic classifier for real time inspection and classification. Cognex Corporation, Theresa A Lober, July 18, 2000: US06092059 (140 worldwide citation)

An improved classification system for classifying characteristics of an article into classes of characteristics based on features associated with the characteristics. The system includes a first rule-based classifier that provides rules that embody requirements of selected features so as to together ...


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Richard H Estes, James E Clayton, Koji Ito, Masanori Akita, Toshihiro Mori, Minoru Wada: Flip chip mounting technique. Polymer Flip Chip Corporation, Toray Engineering, Theresa A Lober, June 25, 2002: US06410415 (120 worldwide citation)

The invention provides processes for bonding a flip chip to a substrate in a manner that maximizes reliability of the bonding operation. Electrically conductive polymer bumps are formed on bond pads of a flip chip and the flip chip polymer bumps are at least partially hardened. Electrically conducti ...


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Richard J Molnar: Process for producing high-quality III-V nitride substrates. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, July 11, 2000: US06086673 (118 worldwide citation)

Provided is a method for producing a nitride layer on a growth substrate. First a pretreatment layer is formed on the growth substrate, and then the formed pretreatment layer is exposed to a gaseous environment that is thermochemically reactive with the pretreatment layer. After gaseous environment ...