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Brian J Tillotson: Magnetically enhanced convection heat sink. The Boeing Company, Thompson Coburn, April 18, 2006: US07031160 (101 worldwide citation)

A magnetically enhanced convection heat sink comprises a heat sink member for dissipating heat from a heat source. A magnetic source creates a magnetic field concentrated at a first location, the intensity of the magnetic field decreasing from the first location to a second location. The heat sink m ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Charles B Spinelli: System for measuring turbulence remotely. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 6, 2009: US07598901 (31 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting turbulence includes several mobile platforms, a mobile platform velocity sensor, and several electromagnetic energy transmitters and receivers. The receivers receive the energy transmitted by the transmitter(s) after it has traveled along a path subject to the turbu ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Jay S Pearlman, David A Whelan: Airborne weather profiler network. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 29, 2008: US07365674 (31 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for remotely sensing meteorological conditions and for building models from the sensed conditions. More particularly, networks and systems are provided for gathering remotely sensed profiles of the meteorological conditions and for building the meteorological model. The network ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Phillip R Rotta: Apparatus and method for improved crystal time reference. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 16, 2004: US06707346 (20 worldwide citation)

A timing reference system is provided for correcting inaccuracies in an output of a crystal oscillator experienced by the crystal oscillator during use in a mobile platform. The system utilizes a three-axis accelerometer mounted adjacent to the crystal oscillator on a substrate for sensing the accel ...


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Phillip R Rotta, Brian J Tillotson: Apparatus and method for correcting doppler shift in mobile communication systems. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 20, 2007: US07299013 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method for correcting for Doppler shift in transmitted and received electromagnetic wave, light wave, or acoustic wave signals between two platforms, where at least one of the platforms is moving relative to the other. The system involves determining a Doppler shift that affects the fre ...


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Jeffery D Musiak, Brian J Tillotson, Charles B Spinelli: Collection of meteorological data by vehicles. The Boeing Company, Toler Law Group, November 20, 2012: US08314730 (16 worldwide citation)

Methods and mobile platforms are disclosed for using vehicles to gather meteorological data. A method identifies a location that is relevant to a particular meteorological model based on modeling parameters of the particular meteorological model. Meteorological data is collected aboard a vehicle. Th ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Larry P Torre, Janice D Houston: Method for manipulation of diamagnetic objects in a low gravity environment. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, December 19, 2000: US06162364 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and system for diamagnetic manipulation of an object in a surrounding medium in a low gravity environment is provided. The system can be used in various applications such as containerless materials processing, protein crystal growth, and particulate filtering. If the application requires di ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Kenneth A Cobleigh: System and method for assessing parking space occupancy and for reserving same. The Boeing Company, Gates & Cooper, December 25, 2007: US07312722 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the availability of a plurality of parking spaces and of reserving one or more of such available parking spaces is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of accepting data indicating an occupancy status of at least a subset of the plurality of parking spaces ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Bronwyn A Jackson: Acoustic profiler for wind, temperature, and turbulence. The Boeing Company, Felix L Fischer, March 18, 2008: US07343793 (11 worldwide citation)

Characterizing atmospheric conditions is accomplished by measuring at least one varying spectral characteristic of sound at a plurality of intervals from a sound source with the point of measurement and the sound source in relative motion and separated by altitude. The spectral characteristic of the ...


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Brian J Tillotson, Charles B Spinelli: System for measuring turbulence remotely. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 1, 2011: US07880666 (8 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting turbulence along a path that is subject to turbulence. The system may make use of at least one transmitter to transmit electromagnetic (EM) energy along the path and at least one receiver to receive the EM energy. At least one of the transmitter and the receiver moves along th ...



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