Masamoto Akeyama, Yoshifumi Tomita, Saburo Nonogaki: Pattern forming method and pattern forming apparatus using exposures in a liquid. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, August 2, 1983: US04396705 (398 worldwide citation)

A pattern forming method comprising a step of disposing a substrate with a coated film of photosensitive composition and a mask having a predetermined pattern in a first liquid which does not dissolve said coated film of photosensitive composition, and a step of exposing said coated film to light th ...

Keizo Hasebe, Shinji Nagashima, Norio Semba, Masami Akimoto, Yoshio Kimura, Naruaki Iida, Kouji Harada, Issei Ueda, Nobuo Konishi: Substrate processing system. Tokyo Electron, Tokyo Electron Kyushu, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 20, 1998: US05826129 (124 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a substrate processing system including a cassette station on which at least one cassette containing a plurality of objects is placed, a process station including a plurality of process chambers for performing processing for the objects, and an object conveying unit for loadi ...

John D Buhr, Robert M Goodwin, Frederick R Koeng, Jose E Rivera: Digital photofinishing system including scene balance, contrast normalization, and image sharpening digital image processing. Eastman Kodak Company, William F Noval, August 1, 2000: US06097470 (122 worldwide citation)

A method of digital photofinishing comprising the steps of: producing a digital color image in optical printing densities of a color image captured on photographic media; processing the digital image with a scene balance algorithm to produce a balanced digital color image; using a contrast normaliza ...

Roger Harquail French, Timothy Gierke, Mark Andrew Harmer, Anand Jagota, Steven Raymond Lustig, Rakesh H Mehta, Paula Beyer Hietpas, Bibiana Onoa: Method for providing nano-structures of uniform length. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, September 20, 2005: US06946410 (112 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the field of nanotechnology. Specifically the invention describes a method for cutting a multiplicity of nano-structures to uniform dimensions of length, length and width, or area, or to a specific distribution of lengths or area using various cutting techniques.

Walter D Foley, Robert J Blackman: Photographic processor with auxiliary power supply. Eastman Kodak Company, Jeffrey L Brandt, December 13, 1988: US04791443 (106 worldwide citation)

A photographic film processor having a controller and a drive motor for conveying exposed film from a spool and along a film path through a series of process stations is disclosed. The photographic processor includes: a main power supply and an auxiliary power supply for the processor; a selector sw ...

Roger Alan Fields, William Clark Atkinson: Methods of changing the visibility of some characteristic or information to be included in a hard copy of a recorded image. Eastman Kodak Company, Gordon M Stewart, June 16, 1998: US05767945 (92 worldwide citation)

A method of making more visible some characteristic to be included in a hard copy of a recorded image includes reading a variable visible characteristic within a predefined area of the recorded image to determine the visible composition of the variable characteristic. At least one stored variation o ...

Mitsuru Ushijima, Masami Akimoto: Apparatus for coating a photo-resist film and/or developing it after being exposed. Tokyo Electron, Tel Kyushu, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 15, 1991: US04985722 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed which forms a photo-resist film on a substrate surface and/or develops it. A passage provided such that it extends in a predetermined direction to allow conveying of a substrate having a surface on which a photoresist film is to be formed or a substrate having a photo-resis ...

Neff Lynn Kwasny, Berardi Anthony Ronald: Apparatus for printing, storing and retrieving an image record. Eastman Kodak Co, October 2, 1996: EP0735420-A1 (88 worldwide citation)

An image recordation and retrieval system and method of producing prints. The system includes a scanner (24) for scanning an original image so as to obtain a digital record (18) file of the image; a printer (28) for printing a print from the original image so as to produce a print; and means for pla ...

Michael K Templeton: Parallel plate development with multiple holes in top plate for control of developer flow and pressure. Advanced Micro Devices, Amin & Turocy, February 10, 2004: US06688784 (87 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for applying a developer to a photoresist material layer disposed on a semiconductor substrate. The developer system and method employ a developer plate having a plurality of a application apertures for dispensing developer and a plurality of exit apertures for allowi ...

Stephen W Marshall, James A DeLong, Andrea C Harriman: Electronic color switching in field sequential video displays. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Charles A Brill, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, June 18, 2002: US06406148 (82 worldwide citation)

A sequential color display system using three spatial light modulators and dichroic filters to sequentially provide a primary color light beam to a projection spatial light modulator. A set of dichroic filters separates a white light beam into primary colored light beams. Each primary colored light ...