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Jan Stallaert, Andrew Bernard Whinston, Glenn William Graves: Method and apparatus for bundled asset trading. Omega Consulting, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, March 7, 2000: US06035287 (424 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows market participants to exchange bundles of assets, including assets in different asset classes. A market participant may value the bundle as an entity, alleviating the need to attempt to attain a value objective in the aggregate by valuing and trading assets individually ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Ting Guo, Andrew G Rinzler, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Method of making ropes of single-wall carbon nanotubes. Rice University, Dwayne L Mason, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, February 6, 2001: US06183714 (187 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method of making single-wall carbon nanotubes by laser vaporizing a mixture of carbon and one or more Group VIII transition metals. Single-wall carbon nanotubes preferentially form in the vapor and the one or more Group VIII transition metals catalyzed growth of the single- ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Ken A Smith, Deron A Walters, Michael J Casavant, Chad B Huffman, Boris I Yakobson, Robert H Hague, Rajesh Kumar Saini, Wan Ting Chiang: Macroscopic ordered assembly of carbon nanotubes. Wiliam Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, September 14, 2004: US06790425 (178 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to the creation of macroscopic materials and objects comprising aligned nanotube segments. The invention entails aligning single-wall carbon nanotube (SWNT) segments that are suspended in a fluid medium and then removing the aligned segments from suspension in a way ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Hongjie Dai, Jie Liu, Andrew G Rinzler, Jason H Hafner, Ken Smith, Ting Guo, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Carbon fibers formed from single-wall carbon nanotubes. William Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson, Robert C Shaddox, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, January 27, 2004: US06683783 (172 worldwide citation)

A method for purifying a mixture comprising single-wall carbon nanotubes and amorphous carbon contaminate is disclosed. The method includes the steps of heating the mixture under oxidizing conditions sufficient to remove the amorphous carbon, followed by recovering a product comprising at least abou ...


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Richard E Smalley, Ramesh Sivarajan: Entangled single-wall carbon nanotube solid material and methods for making same. William Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, May 31, 2005: US06899945 (168 worldwide citation)

Buckyrock is a three-dimensional, solid block material comprising an entangled network of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT), wherein the block comprises greater than 75 wt % SWNT. SWNT buckyrock is mechanically strong, tough and impact resistant. The single-wall carbon nanotubes in buckyrock form ...


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Peter D Geiger, Manuel J Alvarez II, Thomas A Dye: Managing a codec engine for memory compression/decompression operations using a data movement engine. Quickshift, Michael P Adams, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, August 8, 2006: US07089391 (153 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing a functional unit in a system using a data movement engine. An exemplary system may comprise a CPU coupled to a memory controller. The memory controller may include or couple to a data movement engine (DME). The memory controller may in turn couple to a system memory ...


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Ali S Sadri: Adaptive power control based on a rake receiver configuration in wideband CDMA cellular systems (WCDMA) and methods of operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Carlos Munoz Bustamante, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, September 16, 2003: US06621808 (148 worldwide citation)

A WCDMA system includes a Base Station (BS) or forward transmitter and a pilot channel that transmits control signals between a Mobile Station (MS) and BS to reconfigure their transmitter/receiver according to the prediction of the channel power and channel power probability density function separat ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Hongjie Dai, Jie Liu, Andrew G Rinzler, Jason H Hafner, Kenneth A Smith, Ting Guo, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Methods for producing composites of single-wall carbon nanotubes and compositions thereof. William Marsh Rice University, Edward Mickelson, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, September 12, 2006: US07105596 (135 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to a method for producing composites of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and compositions thereof. In one embodiment, the present invention involves a method of producing a composite material that includes a matrix and a carbon nanotube material embedded within s ...


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Rajugopal R Gubbi, Donia Sebastian: Retransmission scheme in wireless computer networks. Cirrus Logic, James J Murphy Esq, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, June 3, 2003: US06574668 (129 worldwide citation)

Data is transmitted over a computer network from a source network component to one or more destination network components. Thereafter, one or more acknowledgements are transmitted from one of the destination network components to the source network component; and different data, which may include re ...


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Debora Jean Byrne, Chetan Ram Murthy, Shaw Ben Shi, Chin Long Shu: Lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) directory server cache mechanism and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, February 12, 2002: US06347312 (127 worldwide citation)

A method of hierarchical LDAP searching in an LDAP directory service having a relational database management system (DBMS) as a backing store. The method begins in response to a search query to the relational database. Search results retrieved in response to the search query are cached, preferably i ...