Ravi Laxman
Chongying Xu, Thomas H Baum, Alexander S Borovik, Ziyun Wang, James T Y Lin, Scott Battle, Ravi K Laxman: Method for removal of impurities in cyclic siloxanes useful as precursors for low dielectric constant thin films. Advanced Technology Materials, Steven J Hultquist, Intellectual Property Technology Law, Margaret Chappuis, September 19, 2006: US07108771 (11 worldwide citation)

A process for reducing the level(s) of water and/or other impurities from cyclosiloxanes by either azeotropic distillation, or by contacting the cyclosiloxane compositions with an adsorbent bed material. The purified cyclosiloxane material is useful for forming low-dielectric constant thin films hav ...


Steven Jobs
Daniel N Crow, Cary Dean, Elizabeth Dykstra Erickson, J Peter Hoddie, Steven P Jobs, Timothy E Wasko: User interface for presenting media information. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 19, 2006: US07111240 (40 worldwide citation)

A user interface and methods for using a user interface for controlling processing of time-based media files. In one exemplary method, a graphical representation of a time line for a time-based media is displayed along with a graphical representation of a current time along the graphical representat ...

Robert Deng
Feng Bao, Huijie Robert Deng: Method and apparatus for encrypting and decrypting data. Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Conley Rose P C, September 19, 2006: US07110539 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for encrypting and decrypting data is disclosed which employs two or more cryptographic algorithms to achieve high throughput without compromizing security. The invention is especially useful for software implementation to protect large amounts of multimedia data over high-spe ...

Peter C Simpson, Paul Goode, Mark A Tapsak, Victoria Carr Brendel: Electrochemical sensors including electrode systems with increased oxygen generation. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 19, 2006: US07108778 (650 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for increasing oxygen generation in electrochemical sensors in order to overcome the oxygen limitations. The preferred embodiments employ electrode systems with at least two electrodes in relatively close proximity to each other; wherein ...

Eric C Peters, Stanley Rabinowitz, Herbert R Jacobs: Computer system and process for transferring multiple high bandwidth streams of data between multiple storage units and multiple applications in a scalable and reliable manner. Avid Technology, Peter J Gordon, September 19, 2006: US07111115 (624 worldwide citation)

Multiple applications request data from multiple storage units over a computer network. The data is divided into segments and each segment is distributed randomly on one of several storage units, independent of the storage units on which other segments of the media data are stored. At least one addi ...

Mark C Shults, Stuart J Updike, Rathbun K Rhodes: Device and method for determining analyte levels. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 19, 2006: US07110803 (573 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for determining analyte levels are described. The devices and methods allow for the implantation of analyte-monitoring devices, such as glucose monitoring devices, that result in the delivery of a dependable flow of blood to deliver sample to the implanted device. The devices com ...

Christy Cummins: Surgical staple. Nutter McClennen & Fish, September 19, 2006: US07108709 (463 worldwide citation)

A generally U-shaped surgical staple comprises a base 10 and a pair of generally “L”-shaped legs 12 extending substantially perpendicularly from opposite ends of the base respectively. The legs 12 in use of the staple are bent through approximately 90° relative to the base. To effect a greater compr ...

David A Witt, Jerome R Morgan, Foster B Stulen, James R Giordano: Feedback control in an ultrasonic surgical instrument for improved tissue effects. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Verne E Kreger, September 19, 2006: US07108695 (415 worldwide citation)

A temperature monitoring device and/or method which control the tissue temperature at the end-effector of a therapeutic ultrasonic cutting and coagulating instrument as the tissue is being heated with ultrasonic vibrations from the end-effector. One or more temperature sensors are located at the end ...

Sean S Eilert: Method and apparatus for generating a device ID for stacked devices. Intel Corporation, Cyndi M Wheeler, September 19, 2006: US07111149 (386 worldwide citation)

A method for generating a unique device ID for each addressable device in a stack of multiple addressable devices by encoding a device ID for one device in the stack and determining a device ID for each of the other devices based on the device ID of an adjacent device in the stack.