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8965572 Frame feeding system and frame feeding method  
In recent years, frames have gotten larger in size and thinner, and warping of the frames has posed a problem. If a warp of a frame is large, there is a high possibility that fetching the frame...
8935934 Monitoring temperature-sensitive cargo with automated generation of regulatory qualification  
Disclosed is a process of determining, at a point during shipment, whether the solid phase refrigerant in a shipment is sufficient to preserve the shipment cargo, which is blood or other...
8915368 LCD glass substrate storage tray  
A liquid crystal display (LCD) glass substrate storage tray includes a frame. Each surface of the frame is configured with a plate, the frame and the plates enclose to form a closed box, and the...
8899245 Machine and method for treating containers of liquids, and manipulator device for said containers  
Machine (10) and method for treating containers (12) of liquids comprising in succession at least a loading station (15), into which the containers (12) to be treated are loaded, and all disposed...
8892278 Overhead rail guided transport system and implementation method thereof  
A method for implementing an overhead rail guided transport system includes the following steps: a vehicle transport system is provided, which includes an upper rail guided transport system, a...
8881540 Monitoring temperature-sensitive cargo with automated generation of regulatory qualification  
Disclosed is a process of determining, at a point during shipment, whether the solid phase refrigerant in a shipment is sufficient to preserve the shipment cargo, which is blood or other...
8839959 Component sorting and wasting device in component mounting apparatus  
A component sorting and wasting device is provided with a plurality of waste boxes having respective IDs and arranged at predetermined locations for receiving components to be wasted therein and a...
8712580 Transferring storage devices within storage device testing systems  
A method of transferring storage devices within a storage device testing system includes actuating an automated transporter to retrieve multiple storage devices presented for testing, and...
8656858 Device and method for chemically and electrolytically treating work pieces using a conveyor system to transport work pieces between treatment tanks  
A device and a method for chemically or electrolytically treating work pieces (1) are proposed in an effort to avoid irregular contours of finest conductive structures, pads and lands as well as...
8562274 Load smart system for continuous loading of a pouch into a fill-seal machine  
A load smart system for continuously loading preformed pouches into a fill-seal machine is provided. A plurality of pouches are disposed within a pouch delivery device, each of the pouches having...
8561290 Work line module and work facility  
Work line module comprises a plurality of machines (103-106) having a plurality of working functions and non-work facility (107, 108) such as a conveying machine can cooperate so as to produce a...
8560108 Substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing method  
Even when a module constituting a multi-module becomes an unavailable module, transfer of substrates can be promptly performed, while restricting generation of inferior products. When a...
8412368 Method and apparatus for routing dispatching and routing reticles  
A method includes generating a reticle transport job using a computing device. The reticle job identifies a selected reticle. A reticle pod available for transporting the reticle is autonomously...
8393845 Substrate convey processing device, trouble countermeasure method in substrate convey processing device, and trouble countermeasures program in substrate convey processing device  
A plurality of process modules for conducting processes on a wafer; conveying modules for conveying the wafer, a turnout module for transferring the wafer to/from the conveying module, and a CPU...
8335581 Flexible job preparation and control  
Preparation of a wafer processing or measuring tool for a job can be initiated prior to assigning a wafer carrier to deliver wafers to the tool. The automated process may include transfer of...
8295980 Deployment apparatus and method  
A deployment apparatus (1) adapted to remove articles (14) located on a support surface (5), the articles (14) being located in a plurality of orientations and positions on the support surface...
8287648 Method and apparatus for minimizing contamination in semiconductor processing chamber  
A semiconductor processing apparatus includes a reaction chamber, a loading chamber, a movable support, a drive mechanism, and a control system. The reaction chamber includes a baseplate. The...
8256375 Method for the production and control of plates for electronics and related apparatus  
A method for the production and control of plates for electronics comprising a first step in which a plate is positioned, by means of positioning means, in a loading station; a second step in...
8083456 Contained object transfer system  
A so-called transfer chamber in a semiconductor processing apparatus in which an FIMS system is secured is separated into a second chamber in which a transfer robot is disposed and a first chamber...
8083463 Mini clean room for preventing wafer pollution and using method thereof  
A mini clean room for preventing wafer pollution includes a robot arm, a clean room body slidably disposed on the robot arm and at least one lock unit which is rotatably connected with the clean...
8079797 Substrate processing system and substrate transfer method  
A substrate processing system includes a control section configured to control a series of transfer operations and preset to control operation of a container transfer apparatus, operation at a...
8078297 Interface for retrofitting a manually controlled machine for automatic control  
An operator controllable machine is retrofitted to be operator controlled or to be automatically controlled. An electrical joystick output is provided by a manually actuated joystick control,...
8020692 Apparatus for transferring a tray  
An apparatus for transferring an upright tray at high speeds that can sense an entrance and discharge of the tray. The apparatus includes a transferring unit with pulleys driven by a driving...
8019448 Stage device  
The vibrations of a second table supported on a first table that is movable in one horizontal direction can be controlled. A stage device includes an XY axis table movable in the X-direction, a...
7997847 Automated robotic system for handling surgical instruments  
Systems and methods that process a plurality of surgical instruments for cleaning and/or packaging. A device identifies a robot-ready insert having a predetermined configuration for accepting at...
7974726 Method and system for removing empty carriers from process tools by controlling an association between control jobs and carrier  
By providing an under-specified specification for designating a destination carrier in a respective control job or control message, a high degree of flexibility in determining the destination of...
7925378 Process apparatus with on-the-fly workpiece centering  
A substrate processing apparatus having a transport apparatus, at least one sensor connected to the transport apparatus and a controller. The transport apparatus is adapted for transporting the...
7918910 Unit for eliminating particles and apparatus for transferring a substrate having the same  
In an apparatus for transferring a substrate, a partition wall is disposed in a vertical direction in a housing to divide an interior space of the housing into a first space and a second space. A...
7909557 Arrangement for the filling and/or emptying of containers filled and/or for filling with articles and manipulation device for transporting the containers  
The invention concerns an arrangement for filling and/or emptying receptacles filled and/or to be filled with articles, essentially including at least one handling device for transporting...
7890202 Method for creating wafer batches in an automated batch process tool  
A method of batching substrates in an automated processing tool, the automated process tool and a system for batching substrates in the automated process tool. The method includes selecting a...
7881773 Multi-mode internal imaging  
The invention described herein provides systems and methods for multi-modal imaging with light and a second form of imaging. Light imaging involves the capture of low intensity light from a...
7813832 Method for on the fly positioning and continuous monitoring of a substrate in a chamber  
A method and apparatus for positioning a substrate in a substrate processing chamber. The method includes placing the substrate on a substrate transfer blade, moving the substrate transfer blade...
7813782 Imaging system including an object handling system  
The invention described herein provides systems and methods for handling objects within an imaging system, such as a multi-modal imaging system. An object handling system operates to position an...
7778727 Electronic component inspection apparatus  
An electronic component inspection apparatus includes an inspection socket which inspects a component, a tray disposition area in which a component waits before it is inspected, tray disposition...
7251354 Electronic component inspection apparatus  
An electronic component inspection apparatus includes an inspection socket which inspects a component, a tray disposition area in which a component waits before it is inspected, tray disposition...
7179334 System and method for performing semiconductor processing on substrate being processed  
A semiconductor process system (10) includes a measuring section (40), an information processing section (51), and a control section (52). The measuring section (40) measures a characteristic of a...
7155813 Programmer systems  
A micro device using assembly system for feeding, programming, and placing micro devices on circuit boards includes a robotic handling system capable of picking up and placing the micro devices on...
7077019 High precision gas bearing split-axis stage for transport and constraint of large flat flexible media during processing  
A modular split-axis stage is used to inspect and/or repair large flat glass media suitable for LCD/TFT applications. Low-precision air table sections are detachably mounted to a centrally...
6945258 Substrate processing apparatus and method  
A cleaning processing system including a wafer transfer device, a wafer detecting sensor for detecting a wafer, a memory for storing the position and direction of an extra wafer present inside the...
6926489 Latch sensor for pod transport gripper  
A latch sensor for a pod transport gripper for transferring semiconductor wafers is disclosed. The transport gripper has a left bar and a right bar, as well as a cross bar connecting the left and...
6877220 Method for feeding a component  
An occurrence component lack at a component arrangement position, designated by a mounting program, of a component feed part, which feeds components to be mounted, is determined. Whether a spare...
6835040 Laser cutting plate conveyor  
An overhead conveyor system transports a selectable workpiece from vertically extending storage racks having a plurality of horizontally extending shelves with stationary stacks of workpieces to...
6830651 Load port capable of coping with different types of cassette containing substrates to be processed  
A load port which can selectively receive plural types of cassette having substrate which are to be processed accommodated therein is disclosed. The load port has the following constituents. That...
6763281 Apparatus for alignment of automated workpiece handling systems  
An alignment tool, method and system are provided for aligning a robot blade in a workpiece handling system, in which the tool comprises a frame or fixture adapted to be supported by a transfer...
6616401 Part-supplying tray feeder and method of picking-up parts in the tray  
In a tray feeder, in which a drawing section draws a palette from a container and supplies the palette to a pick-up point where a pick-up head of a parts-mounting-apparatus picks up parts, the...
6542786 Apparatus and method for feeding electronic components  
Apparatus for feeding electronic components comprises a slide base, a plurality of tape cassettes mounted on the slide base, a linear motor 14, and a control unit for the motor. The control unit...
6536559 Goods lift  
A storage lift has two columns, and a hoisting shaft for a conveyor unit (2) movable up and down between the two columns. A light grille (5) is arranged in the storage lift on the end of the...
6530734 Methods and apparatus for positive wafer process status identification during semiconductor wafer processing  
The processing status of a plurality of semiconductor wafers undergoing processing is positively identified by the use of indicator flags associated with cassettes containing the wafers. The flags...
6429016 System and method for sample positioning in a robotic system  
A system and method for positioning a sample, or cargo, with respect to a device in a robotic system is provided. The system includes a macro positioning system for “gross” movement of the sample...
6405610 Wafer inspection apparatus  
This invention relates to a wafer inspection apparatus having various types of structures for realizing a reduction in convey time of a selected wafer as an inspection target, an improvement in...

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