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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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J David Margerum, John H Erdmann, Khoon Cheng Lim: Dual PDLC-projection head-up display. Hughes Electronics, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, March 17, 1998: US05729242 (196 worldwide citation)

An optical system is provided that produces bright, high contrast head-up display images which are not adversely affected by the direct exposure to sunlight of the system's virtual image source. The optical system comprises a light source system which projects a focused light beam to a segmented, el ...


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S Lynne Wainfan, Ellen K Wesel, Michael S Pavloff, Arthur W Wang: Method and system for providing wideband communications to mobile users in a satellite-based network. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, M Sales, January 15, 2002: US06339707 (181 worldwide citation)

A satellite-based communications system operating at high data rates includes a plurality of satellites each having uplink and downlink antennas for transmitting and receiving a plurality of signal utilizing a plurality of spot beams to and from a plurality of coverage areas at a predetermined range ...


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Mehran Matloubian, Perry A Macdonald, David B Rensch, Lawrence E Larson: Microwave/millimeter wave circuit structure with discrete flip-chip mounted elements. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, May 26, 1998: US05757074 (176 worldwide citation)

A microwave/millimeter wave circuit structure supports discrete circuit elements by flip-chip mounting to an interconnection network on a low cost non-ceramic and non-semiconductor dielectric substrate, preferably Duroid. The necessary precise alignment of the circuit elements with contact pads on t ...


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James J Radigan, David A Schwartz: Activity masking with mask context of SIMD processors. Hughes Aircraft Company, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, September 10, 1996: US05555428 (175 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a masking technique for a SIMD processor (10) which is capable of masking a plurality of individual machine operations within a single instruction incorporating a plurality of operations. To accomplish this each different machine operation within the instruction includes a number of mas ...


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Son K Dao, Yongguang Zhang, Eddie C Shek, Asha Vellaikal: Mobile and wireless information dissemination architecture and protocols. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, June 22, 1999: US05915207 (157 worldwide citation)

A device for implementing a multimedia communication dissemination system is disclosed herein. The communication system integrates heterogeneous satellite transmission systems, local area computer networks, and the public telephone system to implement a flexible, high-speed communication system. The ...


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Perry A Macdonald, Lawrence Larson, Jeffrey B Shealy, Michael Case, Mehran Matloubian: Wireless redistribution of television signals in a multiple dwelling unit. Hughes Electronics Corporation, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, November 10, 1998: US05835128 (149 worldwide citation)

A system for redistributing a television signal to a multiplicity of receiver units within a multiple dwelling unit (MDU) includes a main receiving antenna which receives a broadband television signal and a translation device that translates the broadband television signal into a different carrier f ...


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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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David A Schwartz: Stacked module assembly including electrically interconnected switching module and plural electronic modules. Hughes Aircraft Company, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, October 22, 1996: US05568356 (143 worldwide citation)

A system of modules is provided in which each module has a set of n connectors which are spatially invariant as the module is rotated in steps of 360/n degrees about a module axis. The connectors are configured for axial engagement and a switching one of the modules includes a switch that can connec ...