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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Sinue Gomez, Sergio Tsuda: Method of separating strengthened glass. Corning Incorporated, Robert P Santandrea, January 8, 2013: US08347651 (19 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for separating or dividing strengthened glass articles, particularly strengthened glass sheets, into at least two pieces, one of which has a predetermined shape and/or dimension. A flaw is initiated in the glass at a depth that is greater than the depth of the strengthened surfa ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Nicholas Dominic Cavallaro III, Marvin William Kemmerer, Naiyue Zhou: Method for scoring a sheet of brittle material. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, August 21, 2012: US08245540 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of cutting glass that prevents uncontrolled crack propagation when high background stress is present, either in the form of thermal residual stress, external mechanical stress or a combination thereof. The method includes masking an edge of the glass by blocking the beam using highly reflec ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Ljerka Ukrainczyk, Qi Wu, Naiyue Zhou: Scoring of non-flat materials. Corning Incorporated, Jeffrey A Schmidt, November 8, 2011: US08053704 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems for scoring non-flat materials including non-flat glass sheets (1000). In one embodiment, a laser scoring system is described. The laser scoring system includes a laser (102) and an optical head (106). The optical head (106) is configured to receive output from the laser (102) ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Marvin William Kemmerer, Yawei Sun, Naiyue Zhou: Laser separation of glass sheets. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, November 8, 2011: US08051679 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods of using a laser to separate a glass sheet is presented that employs an elongated and, preferably, asymmetrically-truncated laser beam. The methods allow glass sheets suitable for use in modern display applications to be separated at speeds up to about 200 mm/s with low levels of residual st ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, George Davis Treichler, Naiyue Zhou: Methods and apparatus for initiating scoring. Corning Incorporated, Jeffrey A Schmidt, Maurice Klee, November 26, 2013: US08592716 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for forming an initiation flaw (111) in the surface (114) of a glass sheet or glass ribbon (13). The initiation flaw (111) is used in connection with a laser light beam (121) and a cooling area produced by a cooling nozzle (119) to from a score line (115) in the su ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Yawei Sun: Laser cutting of glass along a predetermined line. Corning Incorporated, Bruce P Watson, September 4, 2012: US08258427 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems and methods for separating a glass sheet along a predetermined line. Laser beams are generated and shaped into elongated laser beams. Arm members are provided that are pivotally coupled together to form a chain of arm members. Each elongated laser beam is directed therefrom a r ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Yawei Sun, Qi Wu: Laser scoring with curved trajectory. Corning Incorporated, Bruce P Watson, October 11, 2011: US08035901 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems and methods for scoring and separating a glass sheet along a curved trajectory using a laser and optics. The system includes a laser that generates a laser beam, a focusing lens, and a conical optical component, such as a conical lens or a reflective conical mirror. The laser d ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Bernd Christoph Hoetzel: Methods and apparatus for free-shape cutting of flexible thin glass. Corning Incorporated, Jeffrey A Schmidt, February 16, 2016: US09260337 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus provide for supporting a source glass sheet and defining an at least partially non-straight cutting line that establishes a closed pattern that circumscribes a desired final shape; scoring the glass sheet at an initiation line using a mechanical scoring device; applying a laser ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, James William Brown, Chester Hann Huei Chang, Sean Matthew Garner, Xinghua Li: Methods of fabricating a glass ribbon. Corning Incorporated, Thomas R Beall, Jeffrey A Schmidt, October 17, 2017: US09790121 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods of fabricating a glass ribbon comprise the step of bending a glass ribbon in a cutting zone to provide a bent target segment with a bent orientation in the cutting zone. The methods further include the step of severing at least one of the edge portions from the central portion of the bent ta ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Naiyue Zhou: Methods of cutting glass using a laser. CORNING INCORPORATED, John T Haran, April 10, 2018: US09938180

A method of cutting a glass article includes translating a laser beam relative to a first surface of the glass article. The laser beam includes a beam waist having a center. The center of the beam waist of the laser beam is positioned at or below a second surface of the glass article. The laser beam ...