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Kenneth B Welles II: Reconfigurable remote control. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, November 18, 1986: US04623887 (329 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable remote control transmitter is disclosed that has the ability to learn, store and repeat the remote control codes from any other infrared transmitter. The reconfigurable remote control transmitter includes an infrared receiver, a microprocessor, nonvolatile and scratch pad random acc ...


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Kenneth B Welles II, Jerome J Tiemann, Harold W Tomlinson Jr: Mobile tracking units employing motion sensors for reducing power consumption therein. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, February 13, 1996: US05491486 (188 worldwide citation)

A mobile tracking unit capable of operating in a power-starved environment for a vehicle tracking system includes a navigation set for generating data corresponding to a respective vehicle position. The navigation set is periodically energized at a selected activation rate F.sub.G while the vehicle ...


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Charles W Eichelberger, Robert J Wojnarowski, Kenneth B Welles II: Laser beam scanning method for forming via holes in polymer materials. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, January 16, 1990: US04894115 (155 worldwide citation)

The surface of a polymer dielectric layer is scanned repeatedly with a high energy continuous wave laser in a pattern to create via holes of desired size, shape and depth. This is followed by a short plasma etch. The via holes are produced at commercial production rates under direct computer control ...


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Irfan Ali, John E Hershey, Stephen M Hladik, Amer A Hassan, Sandeep Channakeshu, Ravinder D Koilpillai, Kenneth B Welles II, Harold W Tomlinson: Protocol and mechanism for primary and mutter mode communication for asset tracking. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, December 24, 1996: US05588005 (138 worldwide citation)

A mode of communication for asset tracking units involves communication between a central station and the individual tracking units, usually through a satellite link. This mode is the primary communication link for tracking the assets. A second mode is the local area network (LAN) or "mutter" mode, ...


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Charles W Eichelberger, Robert J Wojnarowski, Kenneth B Welles II: Adaptive lithography system to provide high density interconnect. General Electric Company, Robert Ochis, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, May 30, 1989: US04835704 (109 worldwide citation)

An adaptive method and system are disclosed for providing high density interconnections of very large scale integrated circuits on a substrate. The procedure is performed in four basic steps: first an artwork representation for the interconnections of the integrated circuits is generated. This artwo ...


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Matthew O Donnell, Kenneth B Welles II, Carl R Crawford, Norbert J Pelc, Steven G Karr: Method and apparatus for coherent imaging system. General Electric Company, John F McDevitt, April 9, 1991: US05005419 (100 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improved digital processing of the analog echo signals in a coherent imaging system is described which simplifies the channel circuitry requirements. The analog echo signals detected with a phased array of transducer elements are first compressed in a non-linear manner the ...


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Kenneth B Welles II, Sharbel E Noujaim: Frequency modulation detector using digital signal vector processing. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, James C Davis Jr, July 29, 1986: US04603300 (99 worldwide citation)

A frequency modulated signal is converted into a pair of baseband signals by mixing the signal with a pair of phase-quadrature reference signals of substantially carrier center frequency. The double reference frequency component of each of the baseband signals is filtered to obtain I and Q signals. ...


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Charles W Eichelberger, Robert J Wojnarowski, Kenneth B Welles II: Method for packaging integrated circuit chips employing a polymer film overlay layer. General Electric Company, Robert Ochis, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, June 12, 1990: US04933042 (84 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for disposing a polymer film on an irregularly-shaped substrate at relatively high temperatures. In particular, the method and apparatus of the present invention provide a system for the packaging of very large scale intergrated circuit chips. The system of the pr ...


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Charles W Eichelberger, Robert J Wojnarowski, Kenneth B Welles II: Method and configuration for testing electronic circuits and integrated circuit chips using a removable overlay layer. General Electric Company, Robert Ochis, James C Davis Jr, Marvin Snyder, November 28, 1989: US04884122 (83 worldwide citation)

The utilization of a removable overlay layer together with its associated metalization pattern, is used to effectively provide wafer scale integration for integrated circuit chips. The method and configuration of the present invention provide for the fabrication and testing of systems which are othe ...


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Kenneth B Welles II, Irfan Ali, Daniel D Harrison: Protocol and mechanism for mutter mode communication for stationary master tracking unit. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, March 4, 1997: US05608412 (82 worldwide citation)

A local area network (LAN) of tracked mobile assets which are temporarily located in an area having a high density of mobile assets, such as a railway yard, employs a stationary master tracking unit that is responsible for communicating with mobile tracking units affixed to the mobile assets and tra ...