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Erwin Meinders
Elmo Marcus Attila Diederiks, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Edwin Van Lier, Ralph Hubert Peters: Method of and system for controlling an ambient light and lighting unit. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, May 6, 2008: US07369903 (11 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the on-line analysis of meta-data that is received together with a video signal. This analysis results in an adaptation of the lighting surrounding the presentation device (110). One or more characteristics of the meta-data are filtered out and translated into lighting setti ...


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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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Bo LIU
Siang Huei Leong, Zhimin Yuan, Bo Liu: Method and system for obtaining n and k map for measuring fly-height. Agency for Science Technology and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 28, 2011: US07969573

A method for obtaining a refractive index (n) and extinction coefficient (k) map of a slider surface, the method comprising the steps of processing an image of the slider surface to obtain spatially resolved normalized intensity data of the slider surface; measuring n and k values of the slider surf ...


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David Sherrer
Hui Luo, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optical waveguide termination with vertical and horizontal mode shaping. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, September 15, 2005: US20050202554-A1

An optical device is disclosed which includes a single-mode waveguide (700) which supports a first optical mode in a first region and a second optical mode in a second region. The waveguide includes a guiding layer (703) having at least one wing (750) extended outwardly from the guiding layer (703). ...


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Roger DiPaolo
Nathan K Weiner, Patrick J Odoy, Eric Schultz, Mark Jones, James Overbeck, Herman Deweerd, David A Stura, Albert Bukys, Tim Woolaver, Thomas P Regan, David Bradbury, Eric Earl McKenzie, Roger DiPaolo, Christopher Miles, Joel Katz, Ksenia Oleink Ovod: System, method, and product for scanning of biological materials. Affymetrix, Affymetrix, March 17, 2005: US20050057676-A1

An embodiment of a scanning system is described including optical elements that direct an excitation beam at a probe array, detectors that receive reflected intensity data responsive to the excitation beam, where the reflected intensity data is responsive to a focusing distance between an optical el ...


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Keishi Saito, Hideo Hosono, Toshio Kamiya, Kenji Nomura: Sensor and image pickup device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 18, 2008: US07453065 (2247 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting a received electromagnetic wave comprising a first electrode, a second electrode and an amorphous oxide layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.


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Kyoichi Suwa: Focusing and tilting adjustment system for lithography aligner, manufacturing apparatus or inspection apparatus. Nikon Precision, Norman R Klivans, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 20, 1998: US05825043 (869 worldwide citation)

Improvements in a focusing apparatus having an objective optical system for optically manufacturing a workpiece, forming a desired pattern on a surface of a workpiece or inspecting a pattern on a workpiece and used to adjust the state of focusing between the surface of the workpiece and the objectiv ...


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Kyoichi Suwa: Projection exposure apparatus and method with workpiece area detection. Nikon Precision, Norman R Klivans, Mark E Schmidt, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, February 20, 2001: US06191429 (502 worldwide citation)

Improvements in a focusing apparatus having an objective optical system for optically manufacturing a workpiece, forming a desired pattern on a surface of a workpiece or inspecting a pattern on a workpiece and used to adjust the state of focusing between the surface of the workpiece and the objectiv ...


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Robert A Wiedeman: Wireless telephone/satellite roaming system. Space Systems Loral, Edward J Radlo, Kenneth R Allen, April 12, 1994: US05303286 (350 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user includes a satellite communications system consisting of one or more orbiting satellites, each carrying a database of users, destination codes and call codes, within a satellite service area, a satellite control cente ...


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David Stern, Peter Fiekowsky: Method and apparatus for detection of fluorescently labeled materials. Affymetrix, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 20, 1997: US05631734 (319 worldwide citation)

Fluorescently marked targets bind to a substrate 230 synthesized with polymer sequences at known locations. The targets are detected by exposing selected regions of the substrate 230 to light from a light source 100 and detecting the photons from the light fluoresced therefrom, and repeating the ste ...



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