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Katherina Babich
Deok kee Kim, Kenneth T Settlemyer, Kangguo Cheng, Ramachandra Divakaruni, Carl J Radens, Dirk Pfeiffer, Thimothy Dalton, Katherina Babich, Arpan P Mahorowala, Harald Okorn Schmidt: Methods and structures for protecting one area while processing another area on a chip. Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, October 23, 2008: US20080261128-A1

Increased protection of areas of a chip are provided by both a mask structure of increased robustness in regard to semiconductor manufacturing processes or which can be removed with increased selectivity and controllability in regard to underlying materials, or both. Mask structures are provided whi ...


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Katherina Babich
Deok kee Kim, Kenneth T Settlemyer, Kangguo Cheng, Ramachandra Divakaruni, Carl J Radens, Dirk Pfeiffer, Timothy Dalton, Katherina Babich, Arpan P Mahorowala, Harald Okorn Schmidt: Methods and structures for protecting one area while processing another area on a chip. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, November 17, 2005: US20050255386-A1

Increased protection of areas of a chip are provided by both a mask structure of increased robustness in regard to semiconductor manufacturing processes or which can be removed with increased selectivity and controllability in regard to underlying materials, or both. Mask structures are provided whi ...


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Theodore Rappaport, Roger Skidmore, Benjamin Henty: System and method for design, tracking, measurement, prediction and optimization of data communication networks. Wireless Valley Communications, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, December 6, 2005: US06973622 (251 worldwide citation)

A system and method for design, tracking, measurement, prediction and optimization of data communications networks includes a site specific model of the physical environment, and performs a wide variety of different calculations for predicting network performance using a combination of prediction mo ...


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Theodore S Rappaport, Roger R Skidmore: Method and system for managing a real time bill of materials. Wireless Valley Communications, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, December 10, 2002: US06493679 (195 worldwide citation)

An automated method for quickly generating a complete bill of materials and total cost information in real time. Components for a desired system are specified and/or replaced by substitute components, while continuously predicting the wireless system performance. A design engineer builds a model of ...


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Francine J Prokoski: Method and apparatus for operator condition monitoring and assessment. Mikos, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, April 11, 2006: US07027621 (169 worldwide citation)

A system using passive infrared imaging of the face and other body parts of an operator to obtain observables by automatically extracting features from a sequence of images, analyzing the extracted features, and then assessing the results for indicators of performance of a task by the operator in or ...


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Theodore Rappaport, Roger Skidmore, Eric Reifsneider: Method and system for designing or deploying a communications network which considers frequency dependent effects. Wireless Valley Communications, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, September 23, 2003: US06625454 (155 worldwide citation)

A computerized model provides a display of a physical environment in which a communications network is or will be installed. The communications network is comprised of several components, each of which are selected by the design engineer and which are represented in the display. Errors in the select ...


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Roger R Skidmore, Theodore S Rappaport: System for creating a computer model and measurement database of a wireless communication network. Wireless Communications, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, August 27, 2002: US06442507 (128 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a computer database model of either measured data network throughput properties or wireless communication signal properties within a facility by measuring the desired properties at a plurality of locations within the facility and embedding the measured properties at the locatio ...


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Yaser Yacoob: Smart card for recording identification, and operational, service and maintenance transactions. Q International, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, May 6, 2003: US06557752 (85 worldwide citation)

A computerized “smart card” which has a read/write memory and formatted data storage blocks is used to track the life history of one or more associated machine(s) (e.g., vehicles, medical instrumentation and apparatus, business and copying machines, etc.). The smart card can store a variety of infor ...


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Teruyuki Higuchi: Fingerprint apparatus and method. NEC Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, September 27, 2005: US06950540 (59 worldwide citation)

A fingerprint input apparatus includes an image sensor which responds to scattered light emanating from a finger. The scattered light is generated inside a finger having a fingerprint pattern in accordance with external light. The sensor may be a two-dimensional image sensor made of a large number o ...


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Theodore Rappaport, Roger Skidmore: Method and system for a building database manipulator. Wireless Valley Communications, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson PC, April 13, 2004: US06721769 (46 worldwide citation)

A Building Databases Manipulator builds databases for a variety of physical environments including buildings, terrain, and other site parameters, by scanning in or rapidly tracing or editing data, and verifying that the data is formatted and sufficient for use in other engineering applications, and ...



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