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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.
Electron discharge device system
Notes: Travelling Wave Tubes (TWTs) are used in transponders to amplify weak uplink signals, enabling such devices as satellite TV.
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).
Solid state cell wherein an anode, solid electrolyte and cathode each comprise a cubic-close-packed framework structure
Inventors: Thackeray, Michael M.; Goodenough, John B.
Notes: Work by Thackeray and Goodenough helped develop the technology for commercial lithim-ion batteries.
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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