Charles Mao
Xiaoping Charles Mao: Method of avoiding excessive polarization mode dispersion in an optical communications link. Harrity & Snyder, September 19, 2002: US20020131129-A1

A method and apparatus for managing state-of-polarization (SOP) controllers along an optical communications link. When the polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) in the link exceeds a preset limit as determined by a PMD compensator, the SOP controller is directed to change rotation angle in an arbitrary ...

Charles Mao
Andrew Niall Robinson, Xiaoping Charles Mao: PMD characterization across multiple optical channels of an optical link. Harrity & Snyder, March 28, 2002: US20020036811-A1

A fiber optic communications link having PMD characterization across multiple optical channels to identify PMD problems. The communications link has adaptive PMD controls employed along the optical link, whereby PMD phenomena detected by instruments, such as PMD compensators, are interpreted as bein ...

Lawrence Page: Method for node ranking in a linked database. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Harrity & Snyder L, September 4, 2001: US06285999 (861 worldwide citation)

A method assigns importance ranks to nodes in a linked database, such as any database of documents containing citations, the world wide web or any other hypermedia database. The rank assigned to a document is calculated from the ranks of documents citing it. In addition, the rank of a document is ca ...

Bin Yu, Judy Xilin An, Cyrus E Tabery, Haihong Wang: Method for forming multiple structures in a semiconductor device. Advanced Micro Devices, Harrity & Snyder, March 16, 2004: US06706571 (490 worldwide citation)

A method of forming multiple structures in a semiconductor device includes depositing a film over a conductive layer, etching a trench in a portion of the film and forming adjacent the sidewalls of the trench. The film may then be etched, followed by an of the conductive layer to form the structures ...

Qin Zheng, Steven R Willis, Frank Kastenholz, Eric Crawley: Quality of service facility in a device for performing IP forwarding and ATM switching. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder, August 26, 2003: US06611522 (301 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, the invention is directed to a facility for providing Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and Internet Protocol (IP) Quality of Service (QoS) features in a digital communication node. The facility includes a plurality of logical input ports, a plurality of logical output po ...

Krishna Bharat: Ranking search results by reranking the results based on local inter-connectivity. Google, Harrity & Snyder L, February 25, 2003: US06526440 (275 worldwide citation)

A search engine for searching a corpus improves the relevancy of the results by refining a standard relevancy score based on the interconnectivity of the initially returned set of documents. The search engine obtains an initial set of relevant documents by matching a user's search terms to an i ...

Kin Lun Law, Georges R Harik: Techniques for finding related hyperlinked documents using link-based analysis. Google, Harrity & Snyder, June 22, 2004: US06754873 (234 worldwide citation)

Techniques for finding related hyperlinked documents using link-based analysis are provided. Backlink and forwardlink sets can be utilized to find web pages that are related to a selected web page. The scores for links from web pages that are from the same host and links from web pages with numerous ...

Dennis C Ferguson, Rajiv Patel, Gerald Cheung, Pradeep Sindhu: Systems and methods for processing packets. Juniper Networks, Harrity Snyder, May 8, 2007: US07215637 (231 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for processing packets are provided. The processing device may include an input interface for receiving data units containing header information of respective packets; a first module configurable to perform packet filtering based on the received data units; a second module config ...

Zoran Krivokapic, Judy Xilin An, Srikanteswara Dakshina Murthy, Haihong Wang, Bin Yu: Narrow fin FinFET. Advanced Micro Devices, Harrity & Snyder, July 26, 2005: US06921963 (223 worldwide citation)

A narrow channel FinFET is described herein with a narrow channel width. A protective layer may be formed over the narrow channel, the protective layer being wider than the narrow channel.

Lawrence Page: Method for scoring documents in a linked database. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Harrity & Snyder, September 28, 2004: US06799176 (203 worldwide citation)

A method is presented for scoring documents stored in a network. The method includes identifying links from linking documents to linked documents in the network and determining an importance of the identified links. The method further includes weighting the identified links based on the determined i ...