Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Wilke Thomas A, Bracken Allen T, Watson Brent J, Thomas Fred C Iii, Deforest Marvin R, Ogden Dennis D, Reimann Mark L, Smith Theodore J, Penman Jeffery D, Shelton Todd R, Bauck Randall C, Greenhalgh David S: Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge. Iomega, March 19, 2003: EP1292949-A2

An information storage device (10, 510, 610, 710) includes a cradle (12, 512, 612, 712) which can removably receive a cartridge (11, 411, 511, 611, 711). The cartridge contains a rotatably supported disk (91, 326-327), and a pivotal actuator arm (101) which supports a read/write head (107, 331-334) ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Joseph Fjelstad, Belgacem Haba, Christopher M Pickett, John Smith: Microelectronic unit forming methods and materials. Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 27, 2003: US20030060032-A1

Releasable leads having an elongated fixed portion extend over a surface defined by a dielectric material of a component or by a semiconductor body. A semiconductor element having a conductive structure connected to a set of contacts is also disclosed. A method of making the conductive structure is ...


Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Borg Hemanus J, Zhou Guo Fu, Rijpers Johannes C N: Multi-stack optical data storage medium and use of such a medium. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, March 26, 2003: KR1020037001388

A description is given of multi-stack optical data storage medium (20) for rewritable recording by means of a focused laser-light beam (30), said medium (20) having a substrate (1) with deposited on a side thereof : - a first recording stack (2) comprising a phase-change type recording layer (6) - a ...

Erwin Meinders
Zhou Guo Fu, Rijpers Johannes C N, Meinders Erwin R, Borg Hermanus J: Rewritable optical data storage medium and use of such a medium. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, March 26, 2003: KR1020037001387

A description is given of a phase-change optical data storage medium (20) having a recording stack (2) with a recording layer (6) and a metal reflective layer (3) comprising at least one transparent layer (4, 8) of the material indium tin oxide (ITO). Use of an ITO layer (4, 8) in the recording stac ...


Fred Thomas
Lawrence D Clayton, Fred C Thomas, John C Briggs, Jeffrey G Villiard: Low-friction wear-resistant guide track for an actuator in a disk drive. Robin S Quartin, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz, March 20, 2003: US20030053262-A1

This invention provides a disk drive having an actuator for engaging and disengaging read/write heads with a recording medium, where the actuator comprises a head stack assembly, on which the heads are mounted, a guide track on which the head stack assembly slides, and a diamond-like carbon (DLC) co ...

Klaus Hafemann
Klaus Hafemann: Brush attachment for hand-held device diffusing hot air. Wik Far East, John R Flanagan, Flanagan & Flanagan, March 18, 2003: US06532968 (1 worldwide citation)

A brush attachment includes a coupling section attachable on a hand-held hot air device, a brush section having a bristle holder mounted axially through and rotatable relative to an outer housing part and bristle configurations movably mounted to the bristle holder and adapted to retract within and ...

Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Tooth brushing apparatus. Wik Far East, March 11, 2003: JP2003-070812

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To suppress wear and ensure a smooth motion, and at the same time, increase a dimensional tolerance which can be allowed at the time of manufacture.SOLUTION: This electrically operated tooth brushing apparatus is equipped with a driving shaft 2 which is rotationally driven, and ...

Klaus Hafemann
Klaus Hafemann: Dental care device. Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin PC, March 6, 2003: US20030041397-A1

An electric dental care device with a care head 7 oscillatingly driven about a rotational axis DV powered by a rotating driving shaft 2. One end of driving shaft 2 has a driving element 17 disposed eccentrically to the rotational axis of the driving shaft 2. The driving element 17 engages a recess o ...

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