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Eric E Schmidt, Butler W Lampson: Software version management system. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, December 10, 1985: US04558413 (935 worldwide citation)

A software version management system, also called system modeller, provides for automatically collecting and recompiling updated versions of component software objects comprising a software program for operation on a plurality of personal computers coupled together in a distributed software environm ...


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Sara A Bly, A Brady Farrand, Jeffery D Hodges, Michael D Kupfer, Brian T Lewis, William J Maybury, Michael L Tallan, Stephen B Tom: Representation of collaborative multi-user activities relative to shared structured data objects in a networked workstation environment. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, James T Beran, April 16, 1991: US05008853 (825 worldwide citation)

A multi-user collaborative system in which the contents as well as the current status of other user activity of a shared structured data object representing one or more related structured data objects in the form of data entries can be concurrently accessed by different users respectively at differe ...


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Marian H Beard, Perry A Caro, Jennifer B Hsiao, Kevin J Mackey, James G Sandman Jr, Gary R Steinbach, Donald R Woods: Data processor having a user interface display with metaphoric objects. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, February 6, 1990: US04899136 (317 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system comprises concurrent display of video data reflecting the operation of two processors in discrete portions of a single display screen with a user interface adapted for interaction with both processors. One processor controls the entire display while allocating a portion of th ...


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Hajime Miyazaki, Masaaki Handa, Taisuke Uehara, Tsukasa Muranaka, Shinichi Kamisuki, Yasuto Nose: Two-valve thin plate micropump. Seiko Epson Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, Gregory D Ogrod, December 15, 1992: US05171132 (294 worldwide citation)

A micropump particularly suited for use in the fields of medicine and analysis includes a thin membrane plate sandwiched between a surface plate and a glass-made substrate. The intermediate membrane has an inlet valve and an outlet valve and the glass substrate has an inlet port and an outlet port, ...


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Marian H Beard, Perry A Caro, Jennifer B Hsiao, Kevin J Mackey, James G Sandman Jr, Gary R Steinbach, Donald R Woods: Virtual and emulated objects for use in the user interface of a display screen of a display processor. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, July 3, 1990: US04939507 (260 worldwide citation)

A user interface is represented on the display screen in the form of metaphoric objects, called icons, with which the user can interact by changing the input focus to a designated object by visually pointed to it via the input means, which thereafter permits manipulation of the designated object or ...


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Stephen B Jackson: Optical translator device. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, December 27, 1988: US04794384 (190 worldwide citation)

An optical translator device capable of providing information indicative of the amount and direction of relative movement between the device and a surface positioned relative thereto. The device comprises a light source for providing at least partially coherent radiation and the source radiation is ...


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Robert G Waarts, Steven Sanders, David F Welch, Donals R Scifres: Optical amplifier with high energy levels systems providing high peak powers. SDL, W Douglas Carothers Jr, February 2, 1999: US05867305 (180 worldwide citation)

Two approaches are provided for achieving an optical amplifier system capable of producing high peak power, high energy pulse outputs while suppressing scattering noise. The first approach relates to an optical amplifier system which has at least one laser diode pulsed or cw pumped double clad fiber ...


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Junichi Kobayashi, Hiroaki Tateno, Masayuki Ikeda, Shogo Samejima: Semiconductor memory configured to emulate floppy and hard disk magnetic storage based upon a determined storage capacity of the semiconductor memory. Seiko Epson Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, July 6, 1993: US05226168 (147 worldwide citation)

A compact, low power consumption, light weight, highly reliable and high speed information processing system is provided by employing a semiconductor auxiliary storage device in lieu of conventional magnetic storage or memory elements, such as floppy or hard disks. An access request to such a magnet ...


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Alan G Bell, Richard F Lyon, Gaetano Borriello: Self-calibrated clock and timing signal generator for MOS/VLSI circuitry. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, January 15, 1985: US04494021 (118 worldwide citation)

A self-calibrated clock and timing signal generator provides reliable and continuous arbitrary digital waveforms of preselectable edge resolution. The generator comprises a multistage means to produce a time delayed signal of preselectable edge resolution and having a plurality of outputs or taps be ...


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Stephen O Brien, Hanmin Zhao, Jo S Major Jr: Optical semiconductor device with diffraction grating structure. SDL, W Douglas Carothers Jr, July 20, 1999: US05926493 (117 worldwide citation)

Optical semiconductor devices with integrated diffraction gratings with higher quality are realized through the use of Al-free grating layers. AlGaAs/GaAs regime optical semiconductor devices, such as laser diodes or optical filters, conventionally utilize an AlGaAs grating layer that has a strong a ...