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Avi Tepman, Howard Grunes, Sasson Somekh, Dan Maydan: Staged-vacuum wafer processing system and method. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, February 16, 1993: US05186718 (472 worldwide citation)

A processing system for workpieces such as semiconductor wafers is disclosed which incorporates multiple, isolated vacuum stages between the cassette load lock station and the main vacuum processing chambers. A vacuum gradient is applied between the cassette load lock and the main processing chamber ...


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Eyal Doron, Yariv Porat, Avi Penner: System and method for telemetrically providing intrabody spatial position. Remon Medical Technologies, May 29, 2001: US06239724 (290 worldwide citation)

A telemetry system and method for providing spatial positioning information from within a patient's body are disclosed. The system includes at least one implantable telemetry unit which includes (a) at least one first transducer being for converting a power signal received from outside the body ...


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Robin Cheung, Ashok Sinha, Avi Tepman, Dan Carl: Apparatus for electro-chemical deposition with thermal anneal chamber. Applied Materials, Thomason Moser & Patterson, October 24, 2000: US06136163 (288 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides an electro-chemical deposition system that is designed with a flexible architecture that is expandable to accommodate future designs rules and gap fill requirements and provides satisfactory throughput to meet the demands of other processing systems. The elec ...


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Arie Avny, Avi Raz, Giora Bernat: Viewing method and apparatus particularly useful for viewing the interior of the large intestine. Sightline Technologies, Ladas & Parry, October 13, 1998: US05819736 (258 worldwide citation)

An optical viewing device includes a housing of a size and shape for introduction into the large intestine of a subject and for movement therein in either direction, and an image transducer located within the housing for converting optical images into electrical signals. Various embodiments are desc ...


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Avi Penner, Eyal Doron: Acoustic switch and apparatus and methods for using acoustic switches within a body. Remon Medical Technologies, Bingham McCutchen, September 30, 2003: US06628989 (232 worldwide citation)

An implant for insertion or implantation within a body includes an electrical circuit for performing one or more commands when the implant is activated, an energy storage device, and a switch coupled to the electrical circuit and the energy storage device. An acoustic transducer is coupled to the sw ...


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Lone Wolinsky, Eyal Doron, Alon Ben Yosefh, Avi Penner: Implantable pressure sensors and methods for making and using them. Remon Medical Technologies, Bingham McCutchen, July 20, 2004: US06764446 (226 worldwide citation)

An implant includes a pressure sensor, a controller for acquiring pressure data from the sensor, and an acoustic transducer for converting energy between electrical energy and acoustic energy. A capacitor is coupled to the acoustic transducer for storing electrical energy converted by the transducer ...


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Avi Kopelman, Eldad Taub: Method and system for acquiring three-dimensional teeth image. Cadent, Oliff & Berridge, August 8, 2000: US06099314 (223 worldwide citation)

A method of obtaining a dental image, such as a three-dimensional image of teeth, providing a three-dimensional physical teeth model. The three-dimensional physical teeth model can be either: a negative teeth model that includes a matrix with a plurality of cavities or recesses, each corresponding t ...


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Yezdi Dordi, Donald J Olgado, Ratson Morad, Peter Hey, Mark Denome, Michael Sugarman, Mark Lloyd, Joseph Stevens, Dan Marohl, Ho Seon Shin, Eugene Ravinovich, Robin Cheung, Ashok K Sinha, Avi Tepman, Dan Carl, George Birkmaier: Electro-chemical deposition system. Applied Materials, Thomason Moser & Patterson L, July 10, 2001: US06258220 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an electro-chemical deposition system that is designed with a flexible architecture that is expandable to accommodate future designs and gap fill requirements and provides satisfactory throughput to meet the demands of other processing systems. The electro-chemical dep ...


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Eyal Doron, Avi Penner: Acoustic biosensor for monitoring physiological conditions in a body implantation site. Remon Medical Technologies, Bingham McCutchen, November 26, 2002: US06486588 (201 worldwide citation)

An acoustic biosensor is provided for deployment at an implantation site within a body, such as an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The biosensor includes a sensor element for measuring a physiological condition at the implantation site, and for generating an information signal representative of the physi ...


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Avi Tepman, Howard Grunes, Dana Andrews: Physical vapor deposition clamping mechanism and heater/cooler. Applied Materials, John A Frazzini, July 20, 1993: US05228501 (200 worldwide citation)

A clamping ring and temperature regulated platen for clamping a wafer to the platen and regulating the temperature of the wafer. The force of the clamping ring against the wafer is produced by the weight of the clamping ring. A roof shields all but a few contact regions of the interface between the ...