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Dwight W Decker, Gary A Anwyl, Mark D Dankberg, Mark J Miller, Stephen R Hart, Kristi A Jaska: Multi-channel trellis encoder/decoder. Telebit Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 25, 1990: US04980897 (234 worldwide citation)

A multi-channel trellis encoder/decoder is disclosed for use with multi-channel data transmission systems. For each data transmission symbol interval, trellis encoding is applied across all available channels, and for each data reception symbol interval trellis decoding is applied across all availab ...


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Mark D Dankberg, Mark J Miller, Michael G Mulligan: Self-interference cancellation for two-party relayed communication. ViaSat, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 21, 1997: US05596439 (111 worldwide citation)

A source transmitted signal is cancelled at the receiver associated with the transmitter, so that the desired received signal can be extracted from a composite received signal, the composite received signal consisting of the source signal relayed from the relay station along with the desired receive ...


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Mark D Dankberg, Mark J Miller, Michael G Mulligan: Self-interference cancellation for relayed communication networks. Viasat, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 4, 2000: US06011952 (49 worldwide citation)

A communication network consisting of two types of links. A first link is one in which a source-transmitted signal is cancelled at the receiver associated with the transmitter, so that the desired received signals can be extracted from a composite received signal, the composite received signal consi ...


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Ray Lippmann, Gail M Sylvester, Mark J Miller, Ronald Kenneth Selby: Method and apparatus for correcting optical non-uniformities in a light emitting diode. Delphi Technologies, Stefan V Chmielewski, September 23, 2003: US06623142 (30 worldwide citation)

The invention adjusts the spectral characteristics of a light emitting diode (LEDs) by placing a filter in the LEDs light emission path. The filter is printed on the lens of the LED or printed on a cap that is later attached to the LED via ink jet printing or another printing method. The specific in ...


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Mark J Miller: Flexible capacity satellite communications system with dynamic distribution and coverage areas. ViaSat, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 10, 2012: US08218476 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for supporting more flexible coverage areas and spatial capacity assignments using satellite communications systems are disclosed. Antenna elements are arranged in one or more phased arrays. The phased arrays may be used to receive uplink communications, transmit downlink communi ...


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Steven R Hart, Mark J Miller, Charles N Pateros: Method for channel congestion management. ViaSat, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kenneth R Allen, January 19, 2010: US07650379 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for managing data traffic in a multi-user multiple-simultaneous-access (MUMSA) environment, for example in a code reuse multiple access (CRMA) environment or other physical environment having true random access with more than one transmission present at the same time, the method including e ...


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Mark J Miller, Charles N Pateros: Flexible capacity satellite communications system with flexible allocation between forward and return capacity. ViaSat, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 27, 2012: US08144643 (16 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for supporting more flexible coverage areas and spatial capacity assignments using satellite communications systems are disclosed. Antenna elements are arranged in one or more phased arrays. The phased arrays may be used to receive uplink communications, transmit downlink communi ...


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Frederick Treesh, Mark J Miller: Virtual gateway redundancy. ViaSat, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 5, 2012: US08195090 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and system are presented for providing satellite communications coverage for a geographical area involving operating a plurality of gateways including a first gateway and a second gateway, wherein the first gateway is configured to utilize at least one first spot beam associated with at lea ...


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Mark J Miller, Charles N Pateros: Incremental gateway deployment in a hub-spoke satellite communication system using static spot beams. ViaSat, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 25, 2012: US08340015 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating includes providing a hub-spoke satellite comprising receivers, transmitters, transmit switches, and a gateway switch structure. Prior to a time T, each of at least P receivers are used to receive one of at least P signals from P gateway terminals. During one frame, the gat ...


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Mark J Miller, Mark D Dankberg, Charles N Pateros: Method and apparatus for multiple access over a communication channel. Viasat, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 20, 2006: US07065125 (12 worldwide citation)

This invention is a multiple access communication technique by which a multitude of transmitters communicate with receivers using direct sequence spread spectrum signaling. The direct sequence codes are reused by a large number of simultaneous transmitters, so the system is named Code Reuse Multiple ...