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Richard Prescott Skillen, Frederick Caldwell Livermore: Associative search engine. Nortel Networks Corporation, Vernon E Williams, August 1, 2000: US06098065 (324 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an advertisment machine which provides advertisements to a user searching for desired information within a data network. The machine receives, from the user, a search request including a search argument corresponding to the desired information and searches, based upon the r ...


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Richard C Oeftering: Directional electrostatic accretion process employing acoustic droplet formation. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Vernon E Williams, Susan Reinecke, Kent N Stone, May 28, 1996: US05520715 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an apparatus for manufacturing a free standing solid metal part. In the present invention metal droplets are produced from a free surface pool of molten metal is when an acoustic wave impacts an acoustic lens that is contiguous with the free standing pool of molt ...


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Glenn L Williams: Video event trigger and tracking system using fuzzy comparators. The United States of America represented by the Administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Vernon E Williams, Kent N Stone, July 23, 1996: US05539454 (57 worldwide citation)

A video observation method and apparatus, the apparatus having a frame storage mechanism, a dividing mechanism, a plurality of fuzzy comparators and a trigger signal mechanism. The frame storage mechanism stores at least one non-current video frame of a viewing field. The dividing mechanism divides ...


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Sheila G Bailey, David M Wilt, Frank L DeAngelo: Preferentially etched epitaxial liftoff of InP material. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kent N Stone, Vernon E Williams, June 24, 1997: US05641381 (37 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed toward a method of removing epitaxial substrates from host substrates. A sacrificial release layer of ternary material is placed on the substrate. A layer of InP is then placed on the ternary material. Afterward a layer of wax is applied to the InP layer to apply co ...


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Nagesh Ramamoorthy Basavanhally: Alignment and bonding techniques. Lucent Technologies, Vernon E Williams, Patricia A Verlangieri, December 23, 1997: US05700987 (27 worldwide citation)

A method for aligning and soldering a first device (11) to a substrate (16) comprises the steps of providing a plurality of solder elements (17) between the first device and the substrate, aligning the first device, and then reflowing and cooling the solder elements to bond the first device to the s ...


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Adam James Gillmar Ellison: Alkali-free glasses containing iron and tin as fining agents. Corning Incorporated, Maurice M Klee, Vernon E Williams, May 19, 2009: US07534734 (25 worldwide citation)

Alkali-free glasses are disclosed which can be used to produce substrates for flat panel display devices, e.g., active matrix liquid crystal displays (AMLCDs). The glasses contain iron and tin as fining agents, and preferably are substantially free of arsenic and antimony. In certain embodiments, th ...


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Lawrence P O Gorman, Everett F Simons: Method and system for locating objects with subpixel precision. AT&T, Jason P DeMont, David N Fogg, Vernon E Williams, September 17, 1996: US05557690 (24 worldwide citation)

A method of locating an object which has a straight edge is disclosed. An illustrative embodiment of the invention orients the object's edge so that it is at an oblique angle to the axis of the coordinate system of the sampling plane of the input device scanning the object. A subset of the pixels as ...


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John T Carey, Barbara A Taylor: Method and apparatus for channel spinning off a channel. AT&T, David M Rosenblatt, Vernon E Williams, July 23, 1996: US05539451 (20 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for spinning off a channel so as to provide a viewer with a choice of viewing a first program (e.g., the TV program), a second program (e.g., a news brief), or both are disclosed. More specifically, a method for providing such a choice entails initially having a system for ...


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Fereidoun Homayoun: Method and apparatus for obtaining feedback regarding data network services. Nortel Networks Corporation, Vernon E Williams, October 19, 1999: US05970121 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for obtaining real-time call by call feedback from customers is to the perceived quality of network services may be accomplished after communication via network connection between a calling party and at least one called party is completed. Upon completion, the network retains ...


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Sun Yuan Huang: Method and apparatus for improving the instability of a laser. Lucent Technologies, Vernon E Williams, Patricia A Verlangieri, March 3, 1998: US05724377 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing undulation in the L vs. I curve of a laser which uses a fiber grating is presented. The spectral width of the fiber grating is made larger than the Fabry-Perot spacing of the laser cavity. As a result, as the laser shifts between harmonics due to laser functioning (e.g., laser d ...