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: Method for producing self-assembled objects comprising single-wall carbon nanotubes and compositions thereof. Wiiliam Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson, Edward T Mickelson, Winstead Sechrest & MInick P C, May 23, 2006: US07048999 (108 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to a method for producing self-assembled objects comprising single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and compositions thereof. In one embodiment, the present invention involves a three-dimensional structure of derivatized single-wall nanotube molecules that spontaneously ...

Jack M Chue, Jai N Subrahmanyam: System and method for processing track identification data in a disk drive. Western Digital Technologies, Jonathan E Prejean Esq, May 23, 2006: US07050249 (107 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing track identification data in a disk drive having concentric tracks each having a track identification field (TIF) stored in embedded servo sectors, the TIF includes a band segment identifying a group of tracks, and an index segment identifying a single track of the ...

Peter S Atherton, David M Price, James Whitefield, Miao Yong Cao: Materials and construction for a tamper indicating radio frequency identification label. Micoh Corporation, Parlex Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, May 23, 2006: US07049962 (107 worldwide citation)

Materials and construction for a tamper indicating radio frequency identification (RFID) label are provided to permit the destruction of the label or its properties in the event of attempts to remove the label from a surface to which it has been applied. An adhesion modifying coating is applied to a ...

Frederick M Discenzo: System and method for dynamic multi-objective optimization of machine selection, integration and utilization. Rockwell Automation Technologies, Amin & Turocy, R Scott Speroff, May 23, 2006: US07050873 (106 worldwide citation)

The invention provides control systems and methodologies for controlling a process having one or more motorized pumps and associated motor drives, which provide for optimized process performance according to one or more performance criteria, such as efficiency, component life expectancy, safety, emi ...

Kia Silverbrook, Paul Lapstun: Camera system with computer language interpreter. Silverbrook Research, May 23, 2006: US07050143 (106 worldwide citation)

A portable camera with integral printer device, the camera including a digital image capture device for the capturing of digital images; an integral programming language interpreter connected to the digital image capture device for the manipulation of the digital image; and a script input device for ...

Jie Yu, Hasnorhafiza Husni, Jian Chen, Hong Wan Tham: Internal disk drive temperature estimation. Western Digital Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 23, 2006: US07050254 (105 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a disk drive that provides for internal disk drive temperature estimation. The disk drive includes an actuator, a head attached to the actuator, a disk to store data, a preamplifier connected to the head to amplify read and write signals, and a processor for controlling operations in th ...

David D Konieczynski, Thomas V Doherty: Bone plate and resilient screw system allowing bi-directional assembly. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 23, 2006: US07048739 (105 worldwide citation)

Bone screws and bone plates are provided that offer the surgeon the ability to either assemble the screws to the plate, or the plate to the screws, depending on the surgeon's preference and the patient's circumstances. The bone screws and bone plates of the present invention include a combination of ...

Paul S Martin, R Scott West, Daniel A Steigerwald: Axial LED source. Lumileds Lighting U S, Patent Law Group, David C Hsia, May 23, 2006: US07048412 (105 worldwide citation)

A lamp has LED sources that are placed about a lamp axis in an axial arrangement. The lamp includes a post with post facets where the LED sources are mounted. The lamp includes a segmented reflector for guiding light from the LED sources. The segmented reflector includes reflective segments each of ...

Shunpei Yamazaki, Yasuhiko Takemura, Setsuo Nakajima, Yasuyuki Arai: Method of manufacturing a display device having a driver circuit attached to a display substrate. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Fish & Richardson P C, May 23, 2006: US07050138 (105 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a driver circuit for use with a passive matrix or active matrix electrooptical display device such as a liquid crystal display. The driver circuit occupies less space than heretofore. A circuit (stick crystal) having a length substantially equal to the length of one side of t ...

Rudy Mazzocchi, Timothy Claude, James Segermark: Method and device for filtering body fluid. ev3, Popvich Wiles & O Connell P A, May 23, 2006: US07048752 (104 worldwide citation)

Medical devices for filtering fluids flowing through a lumen and a method of forming medical devices. The devices can be used in vascular channels, urinary tracts, biliary ducts and the like, and filter emboli and other debris generated at a treatment site.