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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Hahm Christopher D: Method and apparatus for using vibration to clean a read/write head. Iomega Corporation, SMITH T Murray, May 27, 2004: WO/2004/044901

A data storage apparatus (10) includes a drive (13) which can removably receive a cartridge (12) that contains a rotatable hard disk (17). The drive has a read/write head (38) supported for movement between a position adjacent an information storage surface (21) on the disk, and a position engaging ...


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Bahman Qawami
Chang Robert C, Qawami Bahman, Sabet Sharghi Farshid, Li Ping: Method and device for executing block cache in nonvolatile memory system. Sandisk, May 27, 2004: JP2004-152302 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and a device for reducing writing and deleting processes caused numerously in association with updating of a logical page.SOLUTION: This method for processing contents related to a block in a nonvolatile memory includes a process for acquiring a first set of ...


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Bahman Qawami
Chang Robert C, Qawami Bahman, Sabet Sharghi Farshid: Method and device for managing completeness of data in nonvolatile memory system. Sandisk, May 27, 2004: JP2004-152300 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and a device for increasing the number of bits correctable by means of an ECC algorithm without bringing any great overhead or performance penalty.SOLUTION: In this method for coding data related to a page inside a nonvolatile memory of a memory system, the ...


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Bahman Qawami
Chang Robert C, Qawami Bahman, Sabet Sharghi Farshid: Management for unworkable block in nonvolatile memory system. Sandisk, May 27, 2004: JP2004-152299 (2 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To use a block identified as a defective block but usable potentially as a spare block.SOLUTION: This invention includes a process for subjecting at least one physical block identified as a defective one inside a nonvolatile memory 124 to an inspection, in which it is determine ...


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Robert Senzig
Srikanth Suryanarayanan, Rakesh Mullick, Vidya Pundalik Kamath, Yogisha Mallya, Robert F Senzig: Method and apparatus for partitioning a volume. Patrick S Yoder, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, May 27, 2004: US20040101179-A1

A technique is provided for partitioning an imaged volume into two or more sub-volumes. The technique identifies partition lines which separate the sub-volumes by generating a profile, such as a bone profile, which is then analyzed to determine the placement of the partition lines. In one embodiment ...


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Craig Allen
Craig Allen Bielek, Robert Alan Brittingham, Jeff Brian Thompson, Benjamin Arnette Lagrange, Robert Walter Coign: Airfoil shape for a turbine bucket. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye, May 25, 2004: US06739838 (37 worldwide citation)

Third stage turbine buckets have airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth Table I wherein X and Y values are in inches and the Z values are non-dimensional values from 0 to 1 convertible to Z distances in inches by multiplying the Z values ...


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Jaime Braverman
Donald E Waldroup, Jaime Braverman, Teresa Petryk: Cover material with improved fluid handling properties. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Ericson, May 25, 2004: US06740792 (7 worldwide citation)

A material having a multi-denier base material layer including a plurality of fine denier fibers, the fine denier fibers of less than about 10 dpf, and a plurality of large denier filaments intermixed with the fine denier fibers which form channels in a longitudinal direction of the material, the la ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Methods of forming semiconductor stacked die devices. Lee & Hayes Pllc, May 20, 2004: US20040097010-A1

Semiconductor devices and methods of forming semiconductor devices are described. In one embodiment, a method comprises forming at least one conductive structure within a plurality of semiconductor substrates, said act of forming comprising first forming said at least one conductive structure to ext ...


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Ravi Laxman
Ziyun Wang, Chongying Xu, Ravi K Laxman, Thomas H Baum, Bryan Hendrix, Jeffrey Roeder: Composition and method for low temperature deposition of silicon-containing films such as films including silicon nitride, silicon dioxide and/or silicon-oxynitride. Advanced Technology Materials, May 20, 2004: US20040096582-A1

Silicon precursors for forming silicon-containing films in the manufacture of semiconductor devices, such as low dielectric constant (k) thin films, high k gate silicates, low temperature silicon epitaxial films, and films containing silicon nitride (Si3N4), siliconoxynitride (SiOxNy) and/or silicon ...


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Craig Allen
Curtis John Jacks, Craig Allen Bielek, Robert Walter Coign, Randall Gill: First stage turbine nozzle airfoil. General Electric Company, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, May 18, 2004: US06736599 (37 worldwide citation)

The first stage nozzles have airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth Table 1. The X and Y values are in inches and the Z value is non-dimensional along the nozzle-stacking axis coincident with a turbine radius and convertible to a Z dista ...



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