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Thomas S Buzak, Paul C Martin, H Wayne Olmstead, John J Horn: Addressing structure using ionizable gaseous medium. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, January 23, 1990: US04896149 (89 worldwide citation)

An addressing structure uses an ionizable gas to address data storage elements (16) defined by the overlapping areas of multiple column electrodes (18) on a first substrate (48) and multiple channels (20) on a second substrate (54). A layer of dielectric material (46) separates the first and second ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Light reflecting three-dimensional display system. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, June 2, 1987: US04670744 (75 worldwide citation)

A display system (10) receives from a light source (12) a sequence of images, each representing a different depth plane of a subject, and selectively reflects each image from its corresonding one of plural light direction modulators (16 and 18) to synthesize a three-dimensional image of the subject. ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Apparatus for and methods of addressing data storage elements. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, December 31, 1991: US05077553 (74 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for and a method of addressing data storage elements (16) employs an ionizable gas to address the storage elements for storing data in and reading data out of them. The storage elements are defined by the overlapping areas of multiple column electrode (18) extending in a common directio ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Field sequential liquid crystal display with enhanced brightness. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, September 16, 1986: US04611889 (73 worldwide citation)

An enchanced luminance field sequential color image display system having an image source for providing a sequence of monochrome images. The monochromatic light images are formed of first, second and third different spectral colors. A liquid crystal switching system having crossed color selective po ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Switchable color filter with enhanced transmissivity. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, February 23, 1988: US04726663 (61 worldwide citation)

A switchable color filter employs chiral liquid crystal circular polarizers to minimize the attenuation of light passing through a system in which it is incorporated. One preferred embodiment (12) of the switchable color filter includes a light modulator (32) positioned between the light polarizing ...


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Kevin J Ilcisin, Thomas S Buzak, Paul C Martin: Method of operating a plasma addressed liquid crystal display panel to extend useful life of the panel. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, John Smith Hill, November 2, 1999: US05978052 (44 worldwide citation)

A display device for displaying an image represented by an incoming raster scan video signal comprises a PALC display panel having a rectangular array of addressable panel elements. A frame buffer stores a frame of video and a comparator compares the incoming video signal with the frame stored in th ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Flat panel apparatus for addressing optical data storage locations. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Mark M Meininger, July 30, 1991: US05036317 (40 worldwide citation)

A flat panel apparatus for and a method of addressing data storage locations (80) employs a row-scanning electron beam (76) to address simultaneously a row (120) of such storage locations and thereby store data in and read data out of them. The storage locations are defined by the overlapping areas ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Color filter switchable among three state via a variable retarder. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, June 23, 1987: US04674841 (36 worldwide citation)

A switchable color filter (10) develops with the use of a single electro-optic switching device positioned between first and second polarizing filter means (14 and 16) an output of three desaturated colors that define an area (54) in color space. The switching device comprises a variable optical ret ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Apparatus for addressing data storage elements with an ionizable gas excited by an AC energy source. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, December 21, 1993: US05272472 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for addressing data storage elements (16) uses an ionizable gas excited by an AC energy source to store an analog datum in and read an analog datum out of each of the storage elements. The storage elements are defined by the overlapping areas of multiple column electrodes (18) extending ...


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Thomas S Buzak: Electro-optic display system with improved viewing angle. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, April 22, 1986: US04583825 (29 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus provide an optical switching system (10) which provides independent of viewing angle two system optical transmission states of substantially contaminant-free light. The system includes first and second light gates (12 and 12') of which each has associated therewith contamin ...