Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Method and apparatus for optical data storage. Iomega Corporation, James T Hagler, April 12, 2005: US06879556 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical disk (10) includes several tracks (21-23, 121-125) that each include a series of optical data elements (29, 39). Each optical data element includes several reflective surfaces (31-34, 41-44) with respective different orientations that represent stored information. A detection system (210) ...

Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin, Wilderbeek Johannes, Van Der, Mark Martinus: Display. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Meinders Erwin, Wilderbeek Johannes, Van Der, Mark Martinus, CHAFFRAIX Jean, April 28, 2005: WO/2005/038758 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a display for displaying pre-recorded images. The display comprises at least one image stack comprising at least one image sub-stack (13, 14, 15). The image sub-stack comprises a material which optical properties depend on a potential difference (V1) applied between ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Robert Burtzlaff, Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston, David B Tuckerman, Michael Warner, Craig S Mitchell: Back-face and edge interconnects for lidded package. Tessera, Lerner David Litenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 28, 2005: US20050087861-A1

A packaged microelectronic device is provided which includes: (a) a unit having a chip with an upwardly-facing front surface and a downwardly-facing rear surface, a lid overlying at least a portion of the front surface of the chip, the lid having a top surface facing upwardly away from the chip and ...

Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Internal maintenance schedule request for non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Ritter Lang & Kaplan, April 28, 2005: US20050091445-A1

Methods and apparatus for enabling updates to data structures to be scheduled are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for operating a memory system with a non-volatile memory that includes a plurality of physical blocks and a plurality of data structures including a ...


Cynthia Hoover
David M Thompson, Cynthia A Hoover: Methods for making metallocene compounds. Praxair Technology, Gerald L Coon, April 26, 2005: US06884901 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for producing Group 8 (VIII) metallocene or metallocene-like compounds employs a compound that includes a Cp′ anion, such as found, together with a counterion, in a cyclopentadienide or cyclopentadienide-like salt. In one embodiment, the method includes reacting a metal salt, a (Cp) compoun ...

Xavier Baie
Bruce B Doris, Dureseti Chidambarrao, Xavier Baie, Jack A Mandelman, Devendra K Sadana, Dominic J Schepis: Field effect transistor with stressed channel and method for making same. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, Jay H Anderson, April 26, 2005: US06884667 (18 worldwide citation)

Field effect transistor with increased charge carrier mobility due to stress in the current channel 22. The stress is in the direction of current flow (longitudinal). In PFET device, the stress is compressive; in NFET devices, the stress is tensile. The stress is created by a compressive film 34 in ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Para Segaram, Joseph C Fjelstad: Array connector with deflectable coupling structure for mating with other components. SiliconPipe, Shemwell Gregory & Courtney, April 26, 2005: US06884120 (4 worldwide citation)

A connector is described which uses a coupling structure integrally formed from a plurality of discrete elements that are aligned to receive an insertion force. In response to the insertion force affecting some or all of the elements, the affected elements move from an original state into a deflecte ...

Jennifer Petoff
Raymond Gerard Hamilton, Morris Christopher Wills, Jennifer Lynn Petoff, Joseph Robert Adamo: Multimodal polymer particles and uses thereof. Rohm and Haas Company, Paul Chirgott, Marcella M Bodner, April 26, 2005: US06884844 (5 worldwide citation)

A multimodal polymer particle composition containing two or more populations of polymer particles having a total rubbery weight fraction of less than 90 weight percent is provided. Also disclosed is a process for preparing multimodal polymer particle compositions that can be dried to a powder. Multi ...

David Sherrer
Mindaugas F Dautartas, David W Sherrer, Neal Ricks, Dan A Steinberg: Optical device package for flip-chip mounting. Shipley Company L L C, Jonathan D Baskin, April 26, 2005: US06883977 (7 worldwide citation)

An optical device package includes a substrate; an optical fiber, a frame, and optionally a lid and an optical semiconductor component. The upper surface of the frame includes conductive visa extending vertically to solder balls on its upper surface. Conductive traces along the surface of the substr ...