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Jill D Berger, John F Heanue, Jerry E Hurst Jr, John H Jerman, Jeffrey P Wilde: Magneto-optical data storage system having an optical-processing flying head. Seagate Technology, Edward P Heller III, Raghunath S Minisandram, June 27, 2000: US06081499 (141 worldwide citation)

A magneto-optical (MO) data storage system has a flying optical head supported over a MO storage medium, the flying head having channels or grooves formed therein and optical elements disposed within the grooves for directing an incident light beam to the storage medium and for receiving a reflected ...


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John H Jerman, John D Grade: Structure for micro-machine optical tooling and method for making and using. Seagate Technology, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 11, 2000: US06049650 (133 worldwide citation)

Micro-machined tools and component holders useful for the manufacture, assembly, and testing of precision micro-miniature parts are provided, particurlarly embodiments well adapted for precision micro-miniature systems incorporating optical and/or electronic components including lenses, optical fibe ...


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John F Heanuc, Jeffrey P Wilde, Jerry E Hurst Jr, John H Jerman: Data storage system having an optical processing flying head. Seagate Technology, Moser Patterson & Sheridan, August 24, 2004: US06781927 (129 worldwide citation)

An optical data storage and retrieval system uses a flying head. The flying head is supported on a moving media having information stored in a plurality of stored data locations thereon. Information is stored in each of the plurality of media locations as physical structures capable of modulating th ...


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John H Jerman: Semiconductor microactuator. IC Sensors, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 3, 1991: US05069419 (118 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor microactuator has a silicon semiconductor substrate having suspension means connected thereto. The suspension means has a first layer of material having a first thermal expansion coefficient and a second layer of material having a second thermal expansion different than the first the ...


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Warren J Packard, John H Jerman: Electrofluidic standard module and custom circuit board assembly. Baxter International, F C Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery Kowalik, June 24, 1997: US05640995 (98 worldwide citation)

A miniature electrofluidic module is disclosed, for receiving one or more fluids and for receiving an electrical connection. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the module includes a substantially flat fluidic manifold layer for fluid distribution, a substantially flat electrical layer i ...


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John H Jerman: Micromachined capillary electrophoresis device. IC Sensors, Norman R Klivans, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 20, 1998: US05824204 (71 worldwide citation)

A micromachined structure for handling fluids with an applied high voltage, i.e. for electrophoresis, includes a glass or other highly insulative substrate on which are formed very small diameter capillary channels of e.g. silicon nitride. Due to the absence of a silicon substrate, this structure is ...


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John H Jerman: Semiconductor transducer or actuator utilizing corrugated supports. IC Sensors, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 5, 1993: US05177579 (60 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor transducer or actuator is disclosed. The transducer and actuator each include a deflecting member with corrugations producing increased vertical travel which is a linear function of applied force. An accurate and easily controlled method that is insensitive to front-to-back alignment ...


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John H Jerman, John D Grade, Joseph D Drake: Electrostatic microactuator and method for use thereof. Seagate Technology, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 7, 1999: US05998906 (59 worldwide citation)

An electrostatic microactuator comprising a substrate and at least one comb drive assembly having first and second comb drive members. Each of the first and second comb drive members is provided with comb drive fingers. The first comb drive member is mounted on the substrate. The at least one comb d ...


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John H Jerman: Semiconductor transducer or actuator utilizing corrugated supports. IC Sensors, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 12, 1991: US05064165 (58 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor transducer or actuator is disclosed. The transducer and actuator each include a deflecting member with corrugations producing increased vertical travel which is a linear function of applied force. An accurate and easily controlled method that is insensitive to front-to-back alignment ...


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John H Jerman: Semiconductor transducer or actuator utilizing corrugated supports. IC Sensors, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 11, 1993: US05209118 (52 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor transducer or actuator is disclosed. The transducer and actuator each include a deflecting member with corrugations producing increased vertical travel which is a linear function of applied force. An accurate and easily controlled method that is insensitive to front-to-back alignment ...



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