Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Wilke Thomas A, Bracken Allen T, Watson Brent J, Thomas Fred C Iii, Deforest Marvin R, Ogden Dennis D, Reimann Mark L, Smith Theodore J, Penman Jeffery D, Shelton Todd R, Bauck Randall C, Greenhalgh David S: Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge. Iomega Corporation, SMITH T Murray, December 20, 2001: WO/2001/097224

An information storage device (10, 510, 610, 710) includes a cradle (12, 512, 612, 712) which can removably receive a cartridge (11, 411, 511, 611, 711). The cartridge contains a rotatably supported disk (91, 326-327), and a pivotal actuator arm (101) which supports a read/write head (107, 331-334) ...

Elliot Matel Elliot Matel
Gary J Gracyalny, John Santi, Stanley Filipak, Elliot J Matel: Starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, December 4, 2001: US06325036 (22 worldwide citation)

A starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine includes an energy storing device including at least one elastic member. The elastic member is loaded in response to rotation of a main shaft, and the main shaft rotates in an unloading direction in response to unloading of the elastic ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer: Optical waveguide ferrule and method of making an optical waveguide ferrule. Jones Volentine Pllc, December 27, 2001: US20010055449-A1

A waveguide carrier is located within a carrier tube, and an optical waveguide extends lengthwise in a longitudinal direction within the waveguide carrier. The waveguide carrier is made up of a first carrier body having a first principal surface and a second carrier body having a second principal su ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Richard E Perego, David Nguyen, Billy W Garrett, Ely Tsern, Craig E Hampel, Wai Yeung Yip: Multiple channel modules and bus systems using same. Rambus, Ross D Snyder & Associates, December 20, 2001: US20010053069-A1

Various module structures are disclosed which may be used to implement modules having 1 to N channels. Bus systems may be formed by the interconnection of such modules.

David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optical fiber ferrule made from dry etched parts. Haleos, December 13, 2001: US20010051026-A1

A dry etched optical fiber ferrule includes two semicircular half-sections each bonded together by diametric edge portions having respective semicircular notches opposing one another, for providing a hole in receiving and being bond to a portion of an optical fiber.

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Gregory A Ten Eyck, Dan A Steinberg, Neal Ricks: Single mask technique for making positive and negative micromachined features on a substrate. Haleos, December 13, 2001: US20010050266-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods for making a micromachined device (e.g. an microoptical submount) having positive features (extending up from a device surface) and negative features (extending into the device surface). The present techniques locate the positive feature and negative features according to a single mask step. ...



Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba: Components with conductive solder mask layers. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 11, 2001: US06329605 (108 worldwide citation)

A component for forming solder connections includes a diectric base having a non solder-wettable surface, a plurality of solder-wettable pads exposed to said surface, and an electrically conductive potential plane element having a non solder-wettable surface overlying the surface of the base in prox ...

Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Raisa L Kravchenko, Jennifer Maciejewski Petoff, Joyce Hung: High-melting polyolefin copolymer elastomers, catalysts and methods of synthesis. Jacques M Dulin Esq, Innovation Law Group, December 6, 2001: US20010049425-A1

This invention relates to high melting polyolefin copolymers suitable as thermoplastic elastomers and catalysts and methods for their synthesis. These elastomeric olefin copolymers are characterized by a mole fraction of crystallizable component Xc from about 30 to about 99%; low glass transition te ...