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Perminder S Bindra, Dennis A Canfield, Voya Rista Markovich, Jeffrey McKeveny, Robert E Ruane, Edwin L Thomas: Encapsulated circuitized power core alignment and lamination. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, July 20, 1993: US05229550 (108 worldwide citation)

A structure and method are disclosed for making high density circuit board. Using photosensitive or other dielectric materials over a circuitized power core, vias and lands are opened up, filled with joining metal and aligned with the next level, eliminating a major registration problem in building ...


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Kishor V Desai, Thomas G Macek, Maganlal S Patel, Edwin L Thomas: High density, separable connector and contact for use therein. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, August 11, 1992: US05137456 (86 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for interconnecting a pair of circuit members (e.g., printed circuit boards) wherein the connector includes a plurality of electrical contacts, these contacts including at least one semi-spherical end portion for engaging a respective conductor on one of the circuit members. ...


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Perminder S Bindra, Dennis A Canfield, Voya R Markovich, Jeffrey McKeveny, Robert E Ruane, Edwin L Thomas: Encapsulated circuitized power core alignment and lamination. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, Judith D Olsen, July 14, 1992: US05129142 (72 worldwide citation)

A structure and method are disclosed for making high density circuit board. Using photosensitive or other dielectric materials over a circuitized power core, vias and lands are opened up, filled with joining metal and aligned with the next level, eliminating a major registration problem in building ...


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Yoel Fink, Edwin L Thomas: Polymeric photonic band gap materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 13, 2002: US06433931 (52 worldwide citation)

A polymeric photonic band gap structure can be defined by a block copolymeric species, a mixture of homopolymers, or a combination optionally with appropriate dielectric contrast enhancing additives. The structure includes periodic, phase-separated microdomains alternating in refractive index, the d ...


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Edwin L Thomas, Ramon J Albalak: Method for preparing oriented polymer structures and said structures. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Stanton E Collier, April 22, 1997: US05622668 (51 worldwide citation)

A system for preparing oriented block copolymer structures includes a copolymer solution, a device capable of providing a flow field and an evaporation device. The device can be at least two cylinders that are parallel and adjacent to one another to form a nip and a driving mechanism to rotate each ...


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Edwin L Thomas, Claudio DeRosa, Cheolmin Park, Michael Fasolka, Bernard Lotz, Anne M Mayes, Jongsesung Yoon: Large area orientation of block copolymer microdomains in thin films. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 17, 2005: US06893705 (46 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for orientation of block copolymer microdomains via rapid solidification. Rapid solidification from a solvent may include directional solidification and/or epitaxy to form patterns of microdomains in a film of block copolymer. Microdomains may include various structures formed ...


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Vanessa Z H Chan, Edwin L Thomas, Victor Y Lee, Robert D Miller, Apostolos Avgeropoulos, Nikos Hadjichristidis: Periodic porous and relief nanostructured articles. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, International Business Machines Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 21, 2010: US07799416 (18 worldwide citation)

The current invention involves periodically ordered nanostructured materials and methods of using and modifying the materials. In some embodiments, the invention provides periodically structured microphase separated polymeric articles that include periodically occurring separate domains. The polymer ...


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Yoel Fink, Edwin L Thomas: Polymeric photonic band gap materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 30, 2003: US06671097 (17 worldwide citation)

A polymeric photonic band gap structure can be defined by a block copolymeric species, a mixture of homopolymers, or a combination optionally with appropriate dielectric contrast enhancing additives. The structure includes periodic, phase-separated microdomains alternating in refractive index, the d ...


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Yoel Fink, John D Joannopoulos, Edwin L Thomas: Biocompatible photonic crystals. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gauthier & Connors, April 6, 2004: US06716475 (16 worldwide citation)

A materials system or dielectric structure, for example a photonic crystal, of the invention includes a plurality of materials that are biocompatible. The materials have different indices of refraction for the wavelength of operation and are assembled into a dielectric structure having a photonic ba ...


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John Francis Rabolt, Edwin L Thomas: Optical components from phase separated block polymers. International Business Machines Corporation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle, August 12, 1997: US05656205 (11 worldwide citation)

Optical components fabricated from diblock, triblock, or multiblock copolymers, and particularly a waveguide wherein the optical field intensity (OFI) of a guided wave is tailored by selecting block copolymers, or block copolymers in combination with homopolymers, with components having different mo ...