PATENTS and COPYRIGHTS

Michael J. Burns

Subject Color Code: Physics, Plasmonics, Solar Cell Technology, Lasers & Optics, Nanotechnology, Biology-Plant, Biology-Molecular, Biology-Neurology

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Patents Granted:

7."Method for Making a Monolithic Integrated High-Tc Superconductor- Semiconductor Structure", Michael J. Burns, P.R. de la Houssaye, Graham A. Garcia, Stephen D. Russell, Stanley R. Clayton, and Andrew T. Barfknecht, U.S. Patent 6,165,801; (2000) contains 23 claims

6."Monolithic Integrated High-Tc Superconductor - Semiconductor Structure", Michael J. Burns, P.R. de la Houssaye, Graham A. Garcia, Stephen D. Russell,  Stanley R. Clayton, and Andrew T. Barfknecht, U.S. Patent 6,051,846; (2000) contains 51 claims

5. "Multiple SQUID Direct Signal Injection Device Formed on a Single Layer Substrate", Robin H. Cantor and Michael J. Burns, U.S. Patent 5,767,043; (1998) contains 19 claims

4. "Method For Making an NMR Coil", Dawei Zhou, Thomas Mareci, Michael J. Burns, Ward D. Ruby, U.S. Patent 5,466,480; (1995) contains 14 claims

3. "Method and Device for Monitoring of Moisture in Soil", Michael J. Burns and N. Michele Holbrook, U.S. Patent 5,341,673; (1994) contains 11 claims

2. "Method and Device for Non-invasive Monitoring of the Hydration State of Plants", N. Michele Holbrook and Michael J. Burns U.S. Patent 5,224,769; (1993) contains 11 claims

1. "Light Detection With Waveguide Having Fully and Partially Reflecting Sides" , Michael J. Burns, U.S. Patent 5,045,684; (1991) contains 23 claims

Patents Pending/Unissued Filed Patent Applications:

8. "Freestanding Structures of Perovskite-Type Oxide Materials", Luke P. Lee, Michael J. Burns, Kookrin Char, Guo-Chun Laing, John M. Rowell, (U.S. Patent application 08/387,908; European Patent Application EP0656153, WIPO Patent Application WO/1994/005046); contains 17 claims

9. “Embedded Metallic Nanopatterns for Optical Absorbance and Photovoltaics”, Michael J. Naughton, Fan Ye, Michael J. Burns, WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/028510 & US Application Number US20140209154

10. "Nanoscale Coaxial Electrode Arrays and Methods Thereof", Michael J Naughton, Thomas Chiles, Michael J. Burns, John Christianson, Jeffrey R Naughton, Binod Rizal, US Application Number US20140329707

 

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Copyrighted Software:

This is software, mostly commercial, written by me for which I retained the copyrights.

12. Network Drive Control" (401953 total lines of code)
US copyright registration number TX0008160870
32-bit Windows Vista/7/8/10 program which allows one to specify the automatic mapping of network drives in a network dependent manner, akin to Windows native ability to designate different default printers for different networks.

11. Logon Message Editor" (195726 total lines of code, lomessage.exe = 67KB)
US copyright registration number TX0007840235
32-bit Windows XP/Vista/7/8 program which allows one to easily add, change or delete the Windows message shown to users before they log on.

10. Free Space Wipe" (11499 total lines of code, fswipe.exe = 85KB)
US copyright registration number TX0007538518
32-bit Windows 9x/Me/2k/Vista/7 program which allows one to wipe free space on a drive as fast as the drive can handle it.

9. “Browser Wipe" (21874 total lines of code, bwipe.exe = 71KB)
US copyright registration number TX0007607976
32-bit Windows 9x/Me/2k/NT program which allows one to wipe the Internet Explorer cache using various schemes including DoD spec & Gutmann spec.

8. “Task Terminator" (23849 total lines of code, ttask.exe = 345KB)
US copyright registration number TX0007781093
32-bit Windows 9x/Me/2k/NT program which allows one to terminate programs and processes running in Windows which normally cannot be shut  down.

7. “Zlaunch" (27143 total lines of code, zlaunch.exe = 290KB)
copyright 1998-2004,

32-bit Service for Windows 9x/Me/2k/NT which acts as master control and self-repair module for Homing Pigeon allowing the program to repair itself when damaged, erased, and often recover when the drive is reformatted. Homing Pigeon allows a stolen PC to contact the owner via the internet. Distributed to over 10,000 customers, under the ZeaSoft - Homing Pigeon & Blue Xpertise Blue-Bite labels.

6. “Homing Pigeon" (29714 total lines of code, hpgn.exe = 243KB)
US copyright registration number TXu000844117
32-bit Internet/Intranet driver for Windows 9x/Me/2k/NT which performs network topology  mapping. Allows a stolen PC to contact the owner via the internet. Distributed to over 10,000 customers, under the ZeaSoft - Homing Pigeon & Blue Xpertise Blue-Bite labels.

5. “Homing Pigeon Configuration" (32321 total lines of code, hpgnconf.exe = 278KB)
US copyright registration number TXu000848084
32-bit Internet/Intranet program for Windows 9x/Me/2k/NT which configures
Homing Pigeon. Distributed to over 10,000 customers, under the ZeaSoft - Homing Pigeon & Blue Xpertise Blue-Bite labels.

4. “Burns Consulting Psychrometer Measurement System" (2670 lines of code, bcpms.exe = 103KB)
US copyright registration number TXu000814835
32-bit Windows program controls custom equipment used to measure the chemical potential of  water in soil and biological samples. Commercially sold in the 1990's.

3. "Burns Lab Auger Electron Spectroscopy "
US copyright registration number TXu000414640
16-bit DOS program controls Perkin-Elmer electron analyzers, ion guns, and electron beam equipment to perform Auger electron spectroscopy for materials and surface analysis. Part of the Burns Lab Auger Electron Spectroscopy Package distributed to the Perkin-Elmer Auger user base at major research laboratories around the world.

2. "Burns Lab Auger Elastic Peak Display"
US copyright registration number TXu000414653
16-bit DOS program controls Perkin-Elmer electron beam equipment during system level adjustments. Part of the Burns Lab Auger Electron Spectroscopy Package distributed to the Perkin-Elmer Auger user base at major research laboratories around the world.

1. "BurnsLab Auger Depth Profile Extraction Program  - DEPTH"
US copyright registration number TXu000433594
16-bit DOS program deconvolves a collection of spectra taken with BLAES to give the user atomic depth profile information for materials and surface analysis. Part of the Burns Lab Auger Electron Spectroscopy Package distributed to the Perkin-Elmer Auger user base at major research laboratories around the world.

Other Copyrighted Work:

1. "Mr. Squid User’s Guide", by Randy W. Simon, Michael J. Burns, Mark S. Colclough, Greg Zaharchuk (Conductus, Inc.)
Registration Number / Date: TXu000515639 / 1992-03-30

 

 

 

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