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David John Bishop, Sungho Jin, Jungsang Kim, Ainissa G Ramirez: Non-volatile MEMS micro-relays using magnetic actuators. Lucent Technologies, September 26, 2000: US06124650 (60 worldwide citation)

An actuation device employing square-loop latchable magnetic material having a magnetization direction (polarization) capable of being changed in response to exposure to an external magnetic field is disclosed. The magnetic field is created by a conductor assembly with non-solenoid configuration. On ...


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Ernest Eisenhardt Bergmann, David John Bishop: Micro-mechanical variable optical attenuator. Lucent Technologies, Dilworth & Barrese, December 19, 2000: US06163643 (48 worldwide citation)

An electronically variable optical attenuator includes focusing optics that enable the use of a micro-mechanical actuation device with minute movement properties. The actuation device controls the position of a light blocking member relative to the path of a focused light beam to thereby control the ...


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Ernest Eisenhardt Bergmann, David John Bishop: Moving mirror switch. Lucent Technologies, February 29, 2000: US06031946 (37 worldwide citation)

A moving mirror switch includes a focusing element adapted to focus an incoming light beam transmitted from an input optical port, a movable mirror, and an actuator. The actuator moves the mirror between first and second mirror positions corresponding to reflective and pass-through states, respectiv ...


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David John Bishop, John VanAtta Gates II, Jungsang Kim: Hermatic firewall for MEMS packaging in flip-chip bonded geometry. Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems Guardian, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, June 4, 2002: US06400009 (30 worldwide citation)

A package for hermetically sealing a micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) device in a hybrid circuit comprise a firewall formed on a substrate for the MEMS device and which has a height defining a cavity of the package in which the MEMS device will be sealed. A second substrate spaced from the fir ...


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Thomas Knight, Donald Rosenfield, Steven Graves, Otis B Jennings, John Bishop, Sichong Guan, Brian Sulka, Leon McGinnis, Patrick McDonnell: Associated systems and methods for improving planning, scheduling, and supply chain management. Invistics Corporation, DLA Piper US, March 3, 2009: US07499766 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to systems and methods for improving planning, scheduling, and supply chain management. Embodiments of the invention can provide some or all of the following: improved systems and methods for determining an optimal lot size, improved systems and methods for determining optimal ...


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David John Bishop, Robert Albert Boie, Flavio Pardo: Surface micro-machined acoustic transducers. Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems, Richard J Botos, June 19, 2001: US06249075 (27 worldwide citation)

A micro-machined transducer having a structure in which an acoustic enclosure is formed on a substrate above the plane of the substrate surface is disclosed. Forming the acoustic enclosure on the substrate above the plane of the substrate surface, rather than an acoustic cavity in a surface of the s ...


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Vladmir Anatolyevich Aksyuk, David John Bishop, Randy Clinton Giles: Optical crossconnect using tilting mirror MEMS array. Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, February 10, 2004: US06690885 (27 worldwide citation)

An optical crossconnect constructed of micro -electromechanical systems (MEMS) tilt mirror arrays for selectively routing optical signals to optic fibers. The crossconnect includes a lens array for directing optical signals from a fiber array to the MEMS mirror array. Individual mirror elements in t ...


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David John Bishop, Randy Clinton Giles: Method and device for optically crossconnecting optical signals using tilting mirror MEMS with drift monitoring feature. Agere Systems, Lucent Technologies, September 28, 2004: US06798992 (25 worldwide citation)

A device and method for detecting rotational drift of mirror elements in a MEMS tilt mirror array used in an optical crossconnect. The optical crossconnect directs optical signals from an input fiber to an output fiber along an optical path by rotatably positioning mirror elements in desired positio ...


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Vladimir Anatolyevich Aksyuk, David John Bishop: Micro-electro-mechanical optical device. Agere Systems Guardian, Lucent Technologies, Richard J Botos, April 2, 2002: US06366414 (23 worldwide citation)

An electro-mechanical structure which controls the movement of an optical device coupled thereto is disclosed. Both the electro-mechanical structure and the optical device are disposed on a substrate surface. The electro-mechanical structure controls the movement of the optical device by first lifti ...


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Vladimir Anatolyevich Aksyuk, David John Bishop, Cristian A Bolle, Randy Clinton Giles, Flavio Pardo: Micro-electro-mechanical optical device. Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems Optoelectronics Guardian, October 9, 2001: US06300619 (12 worldwide citation)

A micro-electro-mechanical (MEM) optical device having a reduced footprint for increasing yield on a substrate. The MEM device includes an optical element having an outer edge and supported by a support structure disposed on a substrate. The support structure is mechanically connected to the substra ...