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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, James Bero, Robert Short, Paul R Johnson: Apparatus for and method of verifying etching of optical servo information on magnetic media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, August 2, 1994: US05334849 (10 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for etching a point on the surface of a magnetic medium to reduce the reflectivity of the point and for verifying that proper etching occurred. A light source provides a collimated incident beam of light. The incident beam is focused to a point on the medium and a portion of ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred Charles, Bero James, Short Robert, Johnson Paul R: Apparatus for and method of verifying etching of optical servo information on magnetic media.. Minnesota Mining & Mfg, March 29, 1995: EP0645043-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for etching a point on the surface of a magnetic medium to reduce the reflectivity of the point and for verifying that proper etching occured. A light source (40) provides a collimated incident beam of light (42). The incident beam is focused to a point on the medium (57) and ...


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Hirak Chanda
Kenta Mineo, Hirak Chanda: Electronic stability control system indicator. Robert Bosch, Michael Best & Friedrich, March 10, 2015: US08977430 (1 worldwide citation)

An electronic stability control indication system including a bar-graph-type display, a processor, and a memory. The memory stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, control the operation of the electronic stability control indication system. The system receives a first signal from a ...


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Serge Le Gonidec
LE GONIDEC SERGE, LEMAITRE ALBAN: DISPOSITIF ET METHODE DE FIABILISATION DUNE GRANDEUR MESUREE PAR DES CHAINES DE MESURE. Snecma, September 14, 2012: FR2972528-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

Dispositif de fiabilisation d'une grandeur mesurée par au moins une chaîne de mesure (11A,11B), et comprenant : un détecteur de défaut (30), qui évalue l'état de la chaîne de mesure un estimateur (70), qui estime la grandeur mesurée, en fonction d'informations (D) autres que celle(s) transmise(s) pa ...


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Serge Le Gonidec
Bornert Pierre, Le Gonidec Serge: Device for validating measurements of a kinematic dimension.. Snecma, March 13, 2009: FR2920870-A1

The device (1) has a validation unit (15) validating a determination of an estimator representing kinematic quantity. An error detection unit (17) detects a measuring error associated to the determination of the estimator. A localization unit (19) localizes valid components (V1-V4) of the kinematic ...


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Serge Le Gonidec
Bornert Pierre, Le Gonidec Serge: Device for validating measurements of a kinematic dimension.. Snecma, March 11, 2009: EP2034275-A1

L'invention concerne un dispositif de validation de mesures d'une grandeur cinématique x émanant d'un objet (3) sur lequel sont disposés, selon trois axes principaux, des capteurs principaux (5a,5b,5c) pour mesurer des composantes (V 1 ,V 2 ,V 3 ) de cette grandeur cinématique x , le dispositif comp ...


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John Brawn
James David Alun, Wilson Bradley John, Brawn Chris James, Matthews Andrew Peter, Hayes Andrew Robert, Louridas Efstathios: Inductive sensor. Sensopad, luyi zhude he, August 15, 2007: CN200580027129

A sensor for sensing an external parameter such as temperature or the presence of an object, for example a human finger, comprises: (i) an excitation coil (68,70); (ii) a signal generator (41, 61, 62, 63) operable to generate an excitation signal and arranged to apply the generated excitation signal ...


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Marcos Laraia
Jose Marcos Laraia, Masahisa Niwa, Robert P Moehrke, Jose G Taveira: Reactive sensor modules using Pade Approximant based compensation and providing module-sourced excitation. AMI Semiconductor, Matsushita Electric Works, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Gideon Gimlan, February 28, 2006: US07006938 (30 worldwide citation)

Reactive sensors typically exhibit nonlinear response to temperature variation. Systems and methods are disclosed for compensating for the nonlinear and/or temperature dependent behavior of reactive sensors and for calibrating the post-compensation output signals relative to known samples of the phy ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink, Ronaldus M Aarts, Willem G Opheij: Method of recording a digital information signal on a record carrier having a radiation-sensitive information layer, apparatus for carrying out the method, and optical record carrier provided with such a digital information signal. U S Philips Corporation, Robert T Mayer, Algy Tamoshunas, September 25, 1984: US04473829 (16 worldwide citation)

A method of recording a binary information signal on a record carrier having a radiation-sensitive information layer. The information signal is encoded in such a way that at least n (n.gtoreq.2) consecutive bit cells are of the same type. This information is recorded as pattern of unitary recording ...


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Marcos Laraia
Jose Marcos Laraia, David John Willis: Providing nonlinear temperature compensation for sensing means by use of padé approximant function emulators. Semiconductor Components, Haynes and Boone, August 2, 2011: US07991571 (5 worldwide citation)

Pade Approximant function emulators are used to model the nonlinear offset and/or nonlinear sensitivity behaviors of a sensor relative to temperature sub-ranges and to produce temperature compensating corrections for both offset and sensitivity as desired. In order to avoid use of brute force divisi ...