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Thomas F Burke, Donald H Walker: Diced retroreflective sheeting. Avery International Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, May 13, 1980: US04202600 (165 worldwide citation)

Retroreflective sheeting having a plurality of retroreflective cube corner prisms distributed over one of its surfaces is described. The prisms are disposed in a planar array having a plurality of zones of prisms having differing angular orientations such that the zones have differing retroreflectiv ...


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Thomas F Burke Jr: Energy management and supply system and method. Enmass, Kenyon & Kenyon, July 20, 1999: US05924283 (59 worldwide citation)

An energy management and supply system that uses compressed air to generate electricity. The energy system comprises one or more air compressors connected to a transmission pipeline. The transmission pipeline is adapted to store and transmit the compressed air to one or more electricity generating s ...


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Thomas F Burke: Metalized dielectric substrates for EAS tags. Micrometal Technologies, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, September 26, 2006: US07113131 (19 worldwide citation)

A metallized substrate, such as used to make a resonant circuit tag with inductive and capacitive elements in series, has a thin inorganic or polymeric dielectric layer formed on a metal layer. The inorganic layer may be formed by anodizing a surface of the metal layer. The organic layer may be form ...


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Thomas F Burke, Merwin F Hoover, John H Bradshaw: Multilayer metalized composite on polymer film product and process. Alchemia, Paul J Cook, March 28, 2000: US06042929 (13 worldwide citation)

A composite substrate material useful for fabricating printed circuits is provided comprising a polymeric film having at least one surface modified by plasma etching, a first thin metal nitride layer, a thin second metal nitride layer, and an electrically conductive third metal layer.


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Merwin F Hoover, Thomas F Burke, Thomas H Stearns: Thermally stable metal coated polymeric monofilament or yarn. E I DuPont De Nemours & Comp, August 10, 1999: US05935706 (12 worldwide citation)

All surfaces of yarn formed of polymeric monofilament fibers are coated with a layer of electroless nickel which can also include an electrolytic metal such as copper on the nickel. The yarn is passed through an electroless Ni aqueous bath under little or no tension so that the electroless Ni can co ...


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Russell A Gilson, Thomas F Burke: Monolithic impedance matched cascade amplifier. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Anthony T Lane, Jeremiah G Murray, Edward Goldberg, January 14, 1986: US04564817 (8 worldwide citation)

An integrated amplifier circuit for monolithic fabrication is disclosed. circuit includes a plurality of amplifier stages between an input transmission line and an output transmission line. Each stage includes a FET formed on the surface of a semi-insulating substrate such as gallium arsenide (GaAs) ...


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Thomas F Burke: Metalized dielectric substrates for EAS tags. Micrometal Technologies, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, December 28, 2004: US06835412 (8 worldwide citation)

A metallized substrate, such as used to make a resonant circuit tag with inductive and capacitive elements in series, has a thin inorganic or polymeric dielectric layer formed on a metal layer. The inorganic layer may be formed by anodizing a surface of the metal layer. The organic layer may be form ...


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Thomas F Burke: Idler roller and method of making. Jason Incorporated, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar P L L, August 6, 1996: US05542900 (7 worldwide citation)

A composite idler roller has an integral internal bearing surface which interfits with the outer or tread portion of the roller. Flange seals or internal lubricant retaining grooves may be incorporated in the bearing surface. The outer or tread portion of the roller is inserted in a mold concentric ...


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Thomas F Burke: Idler roller and method of making. Jason Incorporated, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, February 27, 1996: US05493777 (7 worldwide citation)

A composite idler roller has an integral internal bearing surface which interfits with the outer or tread portion of the roller. Flange seals or internal lubricant retaining grooves may be incorporated in the bearing surface. The outer or tread portion of the roller is inserted in a mold concentric ...


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John D Cawston, Merwin F Hoover, Thomas F Burke, Thomas H Stearns: Process for making thermally stable metal coated polymeric monofilament or yarn. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, April 4, 2000: US06045680 (6 worldwide citation)

A polymeric yarn to be coated with electroless nickel is pretreated with an acid and a surfactant to render the yarn surfaces water wettable and not substantially mechanically degraded. All surfaces of yarn formed of polymeric monofilament fibers are coated with a layer of electroless nickel which c ...