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Hung Cheng Lu, Dean G Sakona, Naiyue Zhou: Methods of producing glass sheets. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, Stephen Wentsler, August 21, 2012: US08245539 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods of producing a glass sheet comprise the step of fusion drawing a glass ribbon along a draw direction into a viscous zone downstream from a root of a forming wedge. The method further includes the steps of drawing the glass ribbon into a setting zone downstream from the viscous zone and an el ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Nicholas Dominic Cavallaro III, Marvin William Kemmerer, Naiyue Zhou: Method for scoring a sheet of brittle material. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, August 21, 2012: US08245540 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of cutting glass that prevents uncontrolled crack propagation when high background stress is present, either in the form of thermal residual stress, external mechanical stress or a combination thereof. The method includes masking an edge of the glass by blocking the beam using highly reflec ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Ljerka Ukrainczyk, Qi Wu, Naiyue Zhou: Scoring of non-flat materials. Corning Incorporated, Jeffrey A Schmidt, November 8, 2011: US08053704 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems for scoring non-flat materials including non-flat glass sheets (1000). In one embodiment, a laser scoring system is described. The laser scoring system includes a laser (102) and an optical head (106). The optical head (106) is configured to receive output from the laser (102) ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, Marvin William Kemmerer, Yawei Sun, Naiyue Zhou: Laser separation of glass sheets. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, November 8, 2011: US08051679 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods of using a laser to separate a glass sheet is presented that employs an elongated and, preferably, asymmetrically-truncated laser beam. The methods allow glass sheets suitable for use in modern display applications to be separated at speeds up to about 200 mm/s with low levels of residual st ...


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Anatoli Anatolyevich Abramov, George Davis Treichler, Naiyue Zhou: Methods and apparatus for initiating scoring. Corning Incorporated, Jeffrey A Schmidt, Maurice Klee, November 26, 2013: US08592716 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for forming an initiation flaw (111) in the surface (114) of a glass sheet or glass ribbon (13). The initiation flaw (111) is used in connection with a laser light beam (121) and a cooling area produced by a cooling nozzle (119) to from a score line (115) in the su ...


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James William Brown, Patrick Michael Gargano, Keith Mitchell Hill, Xinghua Li, William Paul Ryszytiwskyj, Naiyue Zhou: Preventing gas from occupying a spray nozzle used in a process of scoring a hot glass sheet. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, October 8, 2013: US08549881 (10 worldwide citation)

A spray nozzle is used in a process of quenching a hot glass sheet during a laser scoring process or other high energy glass heating process. The nozzle is located in proximity to the glass sheet, creating gas in liquid used to quench the glass located in the nozzle (e.g., water). The gas (e.g., air ...


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James William Brown, Patrick Michael Gargano, Keith Mitchell Hill, Xinghua Li, William Paul Ryszytiwskyj, Naiyue Zhou: Preventing gas from occupying a spray nozzle used in a process of scoring a hot glass sheet. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, September 9, 2014: US08826696 (10 worldwide citation)

A spray nozzle is used in a process of quenching a hot glass sheet during a laser scoring process or other high energy glass heating process. The nozzle is located in proximity to the glass sheet, creating gas in the liquid used to quench the glass while in the nozzle. The gas is removed from the qu ...


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James William Brown, Patrick Michael Gargano, Keith Mitchell Hill, Xinghua Li, William Paul Ryszytiwskyj, Naiyue Zhou: Preventing gas from occupying a spray nozzle used in a process of scoring a hot glass sheet. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, March 13, 2012: US08132427 (10 worldwide citation)

A spray nozzle is used in a process of quenching a hot glass sheet during a laser scoring process or other high energy glass heating process. The scoring is conducted by a high energy means such as a laser. The nozzle is located in proximity to the glass sheet, creating gas in liquid used to quench ...


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Paul Gregory Chalk, Chester Hann Huei Chang, Patrick Jean Pierre Herve, Keith Leonard House, Michael Yoshiya Nishimoto, Yawei Sun, Naiyue Zhou: Conformable nosing device for reducing motion and stress within a glass sheet while manufacturing the glass sheet. Corning Incorporated, Kevin M Able, March 1, 2011: US07895861 (8 worldwide citation)

A conformable nosing device is described herein which conforms to have a bowed shape that substantially matches a bowed shape of a glass sheet and which engages the glass sheet to help minimize the motion of the glass sheet and to help reduce the stress within the glass sheet while the glass sheet i ...


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Anatoli A Abramov, Yawei Sun, Wei Xu, Naiyue Zhou: Laser scoring of glass sheets at high speeds and with low residual stress. Corning Incorporated, Thomas R Beall, September 6, 2011: US08011207 (7 worldwide citation)

Experimental data is presented which shows that laser scoring of glass sheets (112) with existing techniques produces unacceptable levels of residual stress in the separated sheets as the scoring speed is increased. Methods for solving this problem are disclosed which employ elongated and, preferabl ...