Reed Gleason, Michael A Bayne, Kenneth Smith: Method for constructing a membrane probe using a depression. Cascade Microtech, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, June 17, 2003: US06578264 (81 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing a membrane probe that includes providing a substrate, and creating a depression within the substrate. Conductive material is located within the depression and a conductive trace is connected to the conductive material. A membrane is applied to support the conductive materia ...

Reed Gleason, Michael A Bayne, Kenneth Smith, Timothy Lesher, Martin Koxxy: Membrane probing system. Cascade Microtech, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, July 10, 2001: US06256882 (76 worldwide citation)

A substrate, preferably constructed of a ductile material and a tool having the desired shape of the resulting device for contacting contact pads on a test device is brought into contact with the substrate. The tool is preferably constructed of a material that is harder than the substrate so that a ...

Richard E Smalley, Jason H Hafner, Daniel T Colbert, Kenneth Smith: Catalytic growth of single- and double-wall carbon nanotubes from metal particles. William Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson, Edward T Mickelson, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, October 24, 2006: US07125534 (66 worldwide citation)

Single-walled carbon nanotubes have been synthesized by the catalytic decomposition of both carbon monoxide and ethylene over a supported metal catalyst known to produce larger multi-walled nanotubes. Under certain conditions, there is no termination of nanotube growth, and production appears to be ...

David Richard Elvidge, Malcolm Kenneth Smith: Metering coatings. Pacifica Papers, C A Rowley, November 13, 2001: US06316060 (40 worldwide citation)

The amount of coating dispensed by a metering rod type applicator such as used on size press coater for applying coating onto the size press rolls can be reduced by vibrating the metering rod. Such vibration of the metering rod has been found to reduce the thickness of the film passing through the m ...

Kenneth Smith, Michael Jolley, Victoria Van Syckel: Probe head having a membrane suspended probe. Cascade Microtech, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, May 6, 2008: US07368927 (37 worldwide citation)

A probe head including an elastic membrane capable of exerting a restoring force when one of the surfaces of the elastic membrane is distorted. A conductive probe includes a beam having a first end and a second end, with a probe tip proximate the first end for contacting a device under test. A beam ...

G Kenneth Smith: Food service package. Owens Illinois, David R Birchall, Edward J Holler, Steve M McLary, October 5, 1976: US03984027 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved two piece food package. The package includes lid and dish members. The lid has formed in its perimeter three slots, two on one side and a single slot on the opposite side. The dish member has three locking tabs designed to engage the slots in the lid to thereby hold the two members toget ...

David Klein, Gary F Dandreaux, Richard R Durand Jr, Thierry Frinault, Kenneth Smith: Low VOC web offset heatset inks. Sun Chemical Corporation, Sidney Persley, March 28, 2006: US07018453 (35 worldwide citation)

A web offset heatset printing ink composition having less than about 2 wt. % of volatile organic compounds containing an aqueous polymer latex dispersed in an ink base of a resin, a non-volatile plasticizer, and a pigment and method for preparing same.

Eric Jeffrey Lannert, Alexander Han Leung Poon, Lauren E Haff, John Kenneth Smith: System, method and article of manufacture for a goal based educational system with support for dynamic media control. AC Properties, Hickman Stephens & Coleman, February 15, 2000: US06026386 (31 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The system provides the user with a simulated environment that presents a business opportunity to understand and solve optimally. Mistakes are ...

Manfred Staebler, Mary Hathcock, Kenneth Smith, Lawrence M Cotton, Carl Christian Carlson, Kevin Alfred: Plunge base router. S B Power Tool Company, Gardner Carton & Douglas, December 3, 2002: US06488455 (29 worldwide citation)

A plunge base router for use in an upright and an inverted position is disclosed. The router includes a depth adjustment mechanism, a depth stop mechanism, a post lock mechanism, and a return spring defeat mechanism. The depth adjustment mechanism includes a coarse adjustment mechanism and a fine ad ...

Alejandro Garcia, Brent Krick, Anthony Nichtawitz, Daniel Nordeen, Josh Oen, Kenneth Smith, Vincent Suro, Daniel Wolf: Wafer cleaning system. Silikinetic Technology, Lahive & Cockfield, October 30, 2001: US06308369 (28 worldwide citation)

A wafer cleaning apparatus provides two opposed brushes for brushing a vertically disposed wafer in a tank which can contain a process liquid. A pressure controller adaptively controls the pressure exerted by the brushes on the wafer to compensate for brush wear. Rim driving wheels engage the wafer ...