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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard: Method and apparatus for modulating a light beam. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Claude Hamrick, May 10, 1994: US05311360 (519 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating an incident beam of light, the modulator comprising a plurality of equally spaced-apart elements, each of which includes a light-reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light-reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The mod ...


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David M Bloom, Asif A Godil: Display device incorporating one-dimensional grating light-valve array. Silicon Light Machines, R Russel Austin, Haverstock & Owens, November 9, 1999: US05982553 (390 worldwide citation)

A display system for providing a two dimensional image includes an essentially one dimensional light valve array. The diffractive light valve array includes modulator elements which diffract or reflect light incident thereon to an extent determined by an image element to be represented. The display ...


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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard: Method and apparatus for modulating a light beam. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, September 15, 1998: US05808797 (305 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating incident rays of light, the modulator having a plurality of equally spaced apart elements, each of which includes a light reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The modulator ...


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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard, Raj B Apte: Deformable grating apparatus for modulating a light beam and including means for obviating stiction between grating elements and underlying substrate. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Claude Hamrick, October 17, 1995: US05459610 (277 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating incident rays of light, the modulator comprising a plurality of equally spaced apart beam elements, each of which includes a light reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The m ...


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Jonathan G Bornstein, William C Banyai, David M Bloom, Ralph G Whitten, Bryan P Staker: Method of making and an apparatus for a flat diffraction grating light valve. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Associates, August 26, 1997: US05661592 (208 worldwide citation)

A deformable grating aparatus for modulating light is made by forming an insulating layer on a substrate, forming a first conductive layer on the insulating layer and then forming a sacrificial layer thereon. The sacrificial layer and the first conducting layer are then etched to define bit lines an ...


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David M Bloom, Dave B Corbin, William C Banyai, Bryan P Straker: Flat diffraction grating light valve. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, November 24, 1998: US05841579 (147 worldwide citation)

A diffraction grating light valve modulates an incident beam of light. A plurality of elongated elements each have a reflective surface. The elongated elements are suspended with their respective ends substantially coplanar. Alternate ones of the elongated elements are electrically coupled for recei ...


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Francis Ho, David M Bloom: Electrical contact probe for sampling high frequency electrical signals. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, December 8, 1998: US05847569 (101 worldwide citation)

An all-electrical high frequency contact sampling probe provides sub-micron spatial resolution and picosecond or sub-picosecond temporal resolution. In a preferred embodiment, the probe is a monolithic integration of a sampling circuit with a cantilever and probe tip, where the distance between the ...


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David M Bloom, Asif Godil: Method and apparatus for modulating an incident light beam for forming a two-dimensional image. Silicon Light Machines, Haverstock & Owens, April 10, 2001: US06215579 (86 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for modulating an incident light beam for forming a two-dimensional projection image. The apparatus includes a plurality of elongated elements each having a reflective surface. The elongated elements are suspended substantially parallel to each other above a substrate with th ...


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Harley K Heinrich, David M Bloom: Method and means for optical detection of charge density modulation in a semiconductor. Stanford University, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 19, 1988: US04758092 (86 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a technique for probing dynamic sheet charge density variations in integrated semiconductor devices. Using a specially designed non-invasive Nomarski phase contrast interferometer a sheet charge density sensitivity of 2.6.times.10.sup.8 e/cm.sup.2 / .sqroot.Hz is extracted from experime ...


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David M Bloom, Francisco S A Sandejas, Olav Solgaard, Raj B Apte: Method of making a deformable grating apparatus for modulating a light beam and including means for obviating stiction between grating elements and underlying substrate. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Claude Hamrick, October 14, 1997: US05677783 (83 worldwide citation)

A modulator for modulating incident rays of light, the modulator comprising a plurality of equally spaced apart beam elements, each of which includes a light reflective planar surface. The elements are arranged parallel to each other with their light reflective surfaces parallel to each other. The m ...