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Magnetic field sensor with ferromagnetic thin layers having magnetically antiparallel polarized components
Inventors: Grunberg, Peter
Notes: The discovery of Giant MagnetoResistance (GMR) led to the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics, as well as to use in the read heads of hard disk drives.
Multipoint data communication system with collision detection
Inventors: Metcalfe, Robert M. Boggs, David R. Thacker, Charles P. Lampson, Butler W.
Notes: Xerox's early work on networking systems led to the development of Ethernet.
Non-spherical cavity electrophoretic displays and materials for making the same
Inventors: Albert, Jonathan D.; Comiskey, Barrett
Notes: Device manufacturers have used low power electrophoretic displays for e-books.
Shared document repository with coupled recommender system
Inventors: Julliard, Laurent; Meunier, Jean-Luc; Weber, Scott D; Dardenne, Manfred
Notes: Sophisticated technologies to enable user-generated online ratings provide rankings and recommendations of products (videos, books etc).
Spread spectrum multiple access communication system using satellite or terrestrial repeaters
Inventors: Gilhousen, Klein S.; Jacobs, Irwin M.;
Weaver, Jr., Lindsay A.
Notes: Spread spectrum technology is an integral component of Code Division Multiple Access, a key channel access method used by cell phones.
Saw-singulated leadless plastic chip carrier
Inventors: Mclellan, Neil; Fan, Nelson
Notes: Leadless semiconductor chip packaging enables denser packing of semiconductor chips in electronic devices.
Improvements in or relating to wireless systems
Inventors: Watson-Watt, Robert A.
Notes: Robert Watson-Watt and other scientists began radar research and development in 1936 at Bawdsey Manor in the UK.
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