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Ulrich Klostermann
Juergen Zimmer, Ulrich Klostermann, Christian Alof: Magnetoresistive sensor element for sensing a magnetic field. Infineon Technologies, Eschweiler & Associates, February 24, 2009: US07495434 (9 worldwide citation)

A magnetoresistive sensor element has a first magnetic layer structure, a second magnetic layer structure, and a barrier layer. The resistance R1 of the first magnetic layer structure, the resistance R2 of the second magnetic layer structure and resistance-area product RA define a characteristic len ...


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Erwin Meinders
De Laat Wilhelmus Johannes Maria, Gui Cheng Qun, Giesen Peter Theodorus Maria, Van Der Heijden Marcus Theodoor Wilhelmus, Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Peter Maria: Lithographic apparatus and method. Asml Netherlands, Tno, de Laat Wilhelmus Johannes Maria, Gui Cheng Qun, Giesen Peter Theodorus Maria, Van Der Heijden Marcus Theodoor Wilhelmus, Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Peter Maria, ROBERTS Peter David, May 14, 2009: WO/2009/060294 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of obtaining information indicative of the topography of a surface of a flexible substrate, the method including: directing a beam of radiation at the surface of the flexible substrate; and detecting changes in the intensity distribution of the beam of radiation after the beam of radiation ...


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Somakumar R
Alexander Seth Ross, Sakethraman Mahalingam, Arvind Tiwari, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Manoj Kumar Koyithitta Meethal: System and method for excitation generation in soft-field tomography. General Electric Company, January 10, 2013: US20130013239-A1

A system and method for excitation generation in soft-field tomography are provided. One method includes applying a plurality of phase modulated (or phase and amplitude modulated) excitations to a plurality of transducers of a data acquisition system positioned proximate a surface of an object and m ...


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Erwin Meinders
Wilhelmus Johannes Maria De Laat, Cheng Qun Gui, Peter Theodorus Maria Giesen, Marcus Theodoor Wilhelmus Van Der Heijden, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Mária Péter: Lithographic apparatus and method. Tno, ASML Netherlands, November 8, 2012: US20120281192-A1

A method of obtaining information indicative of the topography of a surface of a flexible substrate, the method including directing a beam of radiation at the surface of the flexible substrate; and detecting changes in intensity distribution, or angle of reflection, of the beam of radiation after th ...


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Craig Allen
Craig Allen Jarrard: Non-contacting position sensor using a rotating magnetic vector. CTS Corporation, Daniel J Deneufbourg, September 20, 2011: US08022694

A sensor for sensing the position of an object includes a magnet and a magnetic flux sensor. The magnet has dimensions that include a length, a width and a height. The magnet is adapted to generate a flux field. The flux field has a magnitude of flux and a flux direction. The flux direction changes ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert L Angell, James R Kraemer: Tracking a status of a catalyst-driven process using RFIDs. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, April 5, 2011: US07919326

A method of tracking a status of a catalytic process in a mixture incorporates the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that have corrosive-sensitive coatings. The coatings are removable, by a corrosive in the mixture, at a rate that tracks with the rate at which a catalytic-driven proc ...


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Craig Allen
Craig Allen Jarrard: Non-Contacting Position Sensor Using a Rotating Magnetic Vector. CTS Corporation, October 7, 2010: US20100253324-A1

A sensor for sensing the position of an object includes a magnet and a magnetic flux sensor. The magnet has dimensions that include a length, a width and a height. The magnet is adapted to generate a flux field. The flux field has a magnitude of flux and a flux direction. The flux direction changes ...


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Bo LIU
Bo Liu, Zhimin Yuan, Ka Wei Ng: Optical flying height measurement and calibration with dual sliders. Agency for Science Technology and Research, Franklin D Ubell, Greenberg Traurig, July 6, 2010: US07751062

A method for optical flying height measurement, and a flying height tester. The method the method comprises the steps of aligning a first slider and a second slider adjacent a transparent disk; varying a rotational speed of the disk relative to the first slider whereby a spacing between the first sl ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Hui Luo: External cavity semiconductor laser and method for fabrication thereof. Shipley Company, Jonathan D Baskin, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, November 20, 2008: US20080285601-A1

The present invention concerns a design for an external cavity single mode laser wherein a short optical path length for the optical cavity (e.g., ˜3 to 25 mm) provides sufficient spacing of the longitudinal modes allowing a single wavelength selective element, such as a microfabricated etalon, to p ...



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