Fred Thomas
Kim B Edwards, George T Krieger, Fred Thomas III, Brent J Watson: Interchangeable cartridge data storage system for devices performing diverse functions. Iomega Corporation, James T Hagler, August 31, 2004: US06785091 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for exchanging digital data among a plurality of hand-held computer devices. Digital signals are written by a first hand-held device to a mini-cartridge that mini-cartridge is inter-operable among a class of hand-held device, each of which is equipped with a mini disk drive. A common digita ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer: Microstructures comprising a dielectric layer and a thin conductive layer. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, August 26, 2004: US20040164423-A1

Surface micromachined structures having a relatively thick dielectric layer and a relatively thin conductive layer bonded together.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Thomas F Fox, Sayeh Khalili, Belgacem Haba, David Nguyen, Richard Warmke, Xingchao Yuan: Stacked semiconductor module. Rambus, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 26, 2004: US20040164393-A1

The semiconductor module is provided that includes a semiconductor housing and a plurality of integrated circuit dice positioned within the housing. The semiconductor module also includes a programmable memory device positioned within the housing and electrically coupled to the plurality of integrat ...

Craig Allen
Robert Alan Brittingham, Edward Durell Benjamin, Jacob Charles Perry II, Craig Allen Bielek: Airfoil shape for a turbine bucket. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye, August 24, 2004: US06779980 (47 worldwide citation)

First 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 ...

Chris Christenson
Rick L Tabor, Patricio Jimenez Jr, Wayne R Wilkomm, Ralph D Priester Jr, Marty C Cornell, Chris P Christenson, Kimberly F Bennett, Peder E Danielsen, Jeffery D Zawisza: Run flat tire support and colorant therefor. Dow Global Technologies, August 24, 2004: US06779572 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unitary run flat tire (RFT) reinforcement that is formed into a relatively rigid shape. The reinforcement is insertable into a mold for an RFT support and can maintain the needed structural rigidity for such insertion. Further, the invention provides an RFT support t ...

Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Ruozhi Song, Elsie Mae Vickery: Mixed metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Marcella M Bodner, August 17, 2004: US06777571 (47 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising a mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated nitrile.

Erwin Meinders
Guo Fu Zhou, Johannes Cornelis Norbertus Rijpers, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Hermanus Johannes Borg: Rewritable optical data storage medium and use of such a medium. Michael E Belk, US Philips Corporation, August 12, 2004: US20040157159-A1

A description is given of a phase-change optical data storage medium (20 having a recording stack (2) with a recording layer (6) and a metal reflective layer (3) comprising at least one transparent layer (4, 8) of the material indium tin oxide (ITO). Use of an ITO layer (4, 8) in the recording stack ...

Tarran Jones
Tarran Christopher John: A cellular radio adaptive antenna array. Roke Manor Research, August 11, 2004: EP1444752-A1

. The present invention seeks to provide an antenna array with good diversity, gain and high directivity good adaptive beamforming, good angle estimation and good sector coverage. In accordance with a first aspect of the invention, there is provided an adaptive antenna array comprising a plurality o ...

Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Jose Castillo: Air bearing surface for a head, and a method of making it. T Murray Smith Esq, Baker Botts, August 5, 2004: US20040150915-A1

A head includes a bearing surface portion disposed between two transition surface portions which progressively diverge away from a plane containing the bearing surface portion. The bearing surface portion and transition surface portions collectively form a generally continuous surface which is subst ...

Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Michael Brendan Power, Ronald L DiCarlo Jr: Trialkylindium preparation. Shipley Company L L C, S Matthew Cairns, August 3, 2004: US06770769 (5 worldwide citation)

Trialkylindium compounds are prepared by reacting indium trihalide with a trialkylaluminum compound in the presence of a fluoride salt, wherein the molar ratio of the indium trihalide to the fluoride salt is at least 1:4.5. Such trialkylindium compounds are particularly suitable for use in metalorga ...