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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 (807 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 ...


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Krishna Bharat: Ranking search results by reranking the results based on local inter-connectivity. Google, Harrity & Snyder L, February 25, 2003: US06526440 (260 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 ...


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Matthew S Buynoski, Srikanteswara Dakshina Murthy, Cyrus E Tabery, Haihong Wang, Chih Yuh Yang, Bin Yu: Method for forming fins in a FinFET device using sacrificial carbon layer. Advanced Micro Devices, Harrity & Snyder L, November 11, 2003: US06645797 (166 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a fin in a semiconductor device that includes a substrate, an insulating layer formed on the substrate, and a conductive layer formed on the insulating layer, includes forming a carbon layer over the conductive layer and forming a mask over the carbon layer. The method further i ...


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Paul W Dent: Harmonic matching network for a saturated amplifier. Ericsson, Harrity & Snyder L, June 10, 2003: US06577199 (82 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for increasing the efficiency of direct current (DC) power to radio frequency (RF) power include a harmonic matching network that inhibits harmonic current flow for a number of harmonic frequencies. The matching network includes a number of sections, where each section generates ...


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Daniel Fairchild Farmer, Ashok Krishnamurthi, Richard Singer, Ali Mira: Apparatus and method for directing airflow in three dimensions to cool system components. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder L, October 1, 2002: US06459579 (80 worldwide citation)

The invention provides forced-air cooling to components mounted on circuit boards oriented in a side-to-side direction in a system. Airflow may enter and exit the system through the front and back (or vice-versa), rather than the sides of the system. In one embodiment, airflow entering the front of ...


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Dilip A Amin, Chang Hong Wu, Ross Heitkamp, Michael Armstrong: Voltage sequencing circuit for powering-up sensitive electrical components. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder L, August 6, 2002: US06429706 (42 worldwide citation)

A voltage sequencing circuit powers-up electrical systems by sequentially enabling a series of power supply lines to the electrical system. After each power supply line is enabled, the voltage sequencing circuit waits a pre-programmed delay time before enabling the next power supply line. The delay ...


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James MacEachern: Heat dissipating laptop computer stand with adjustable tilt. Road Tools L L C, Harrity & Snyder L, January 27, 2004: US06682040 (35 worldwide citation)

A stand for supporting a laptop computer at different tilt angles may include a top plate with a trapezoidal shape including a number of riser clusters arranged along a narrower parallel side of the top plate. Each one of the riser clusters may be configured to fit within a riser element and hold th ...


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Dilip A Amin, Chang Hong Wu, Ross Heitkamp, Michael Armstrong: Voltage sequencing circuit for powering-up sensitive electrical components. Juniper Networks, Harrity & Snyder L, December 25, 2001: US06333650 (33 worldwide citation)

A voltage sequencing circuit powers-up electrical systems by sequentially enabling a series of power supply lines to the electrical system. After each power supply line is enabled, the voltage sequencing circuit waits a pre-programmed delay time before enabling the next power supply line. The delay ...


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James MacEachern: Heat dissipating laptop computer stand with adjustable tilt. Road Tools, Harrity & Snyder L, November 5, 2002: US06474614 (31 worldwide citation)

A stand for supporting a laptop computer at different tilt angles may include a top plate with a trapezoidal shape including a number of riser clusters arranged along a narrower parallel side of the top plate. Each one of the riser clusters may be configured to fit within a riser element and hold th ...


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Ruixue Fan, Chi Yu Lu: Pipeline scheduler with fairness and minimum bandwidth guarantee. Juniper Networks, Harrity Snyder L, May 9, 2006: US07042883 (30 worldwide citation)

A pipeline scheduler provides a minimum bandwidth guarantee by transporting cells from an input port to an output port in a two-phased approach. Cells that conform to a minimum cell rate (MCR) are selected from queues at the input port and arranged into supercells for transport to the output port, f ...



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