Somakumar R
Firoz Kanchwalla, David Lyle, Sujit Bais, Srinivasan Maadapusi, Amol Dongre, Premkumar Somakumar: Method and apparatus for transporting data for data warehousing applications that incorporates analytic data interface. Informatica Corporation, October 3, 2006: US07117215 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transporting data for a data warehousing application. Data is extracted from one or more source containing data having a standard data structure and is translated into data that contains meaningful business terms. The translated data is then stored. In the present embodime ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Konstantine Karavakis: Method of making components with releasable leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 3, 2006: US07114250 (16 worldwide citation)

A connection component for making connections to a microelectronic element is made by providing leads on a surface of a polymeric layer and etching the polymeric layer to partially detach the leads from the polymeric layer, leaving a portion of each lead releasably connected to the polymeric layer b ...

Matthias Bauer
Paul D Brabant, Joseph P Italiano, Chantal J Arena, Pierre Tomasini, Ivo Raaijmakers, Matthias Bauer: Epitaxial semiconductor deposition methods and structures. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 3, 2006: US07115521 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods for depositing epitaxial films such as epitaxial Ge and SiGe films. During cooling from high temperature processing to lower deposition temperatures for Ge-containing layers, Si or Ge compounds are provided to the substrate. Smooth, thin, relatively defect-free Ge or SiGe layers result. Retr ...

Matthew J Kalos, Michael T Benhase, James C Chen, Patricia C Lu: Efficient accumulation of performance statistics in a multi-port network. International Business Machines Corporation, Dan Shifrin, October 3, 2006: US07117118 (6 worldwide citation)

Computer networks are provided with a resource efficient ability to generate link performance statistics. Two counters accumulates the number of I/O operations processed by a link and the time required by the link to complete each I/O operation. The average link utilization per I/O operation may the ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Multi-phase adaptive network configuration. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, October 3, 2006: US07117257 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention enables fast reconfiguration of paths associated with bufferless core nodes in a network where any two edge nodes may interconnect through a core node. In order to enhance network agility and performance, edge nodes associated with a core node are separated into a plurality of ...

Michael P Whitman: Expanding parallel jaw device for use with an electromechanical driver device. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 3, 2006: US07114642 (627 worldwide citation)

A cutting and stapling device for use as an attachment to an electromechanical device driver comprises an upper jaw and a lower jaw which separate and close against one another in a continuously parallel alignment. The upper jaw includes a series of staple guides corresponding to one or more staples ...

Adam W Smith, Anthony J Moore, David S Ebbo, Erik B Christensen, Erik B Olson, Fabio A Yeon, Jayanth V Rajan, Keith W Ballinger, Manu Vasandani, Mark T Anders, Mark A Boulter, Nikhil Kothari, Robert M Howard, Scott D Guthrie, Stephen J Millet, Stefan H Pharies, Suzanne M Cook, Susan M Warren, Yann E Christensen: Application program interface that enables communication for a network software platform. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 3, 2006: US07117504 (453 worldwide citation)

An application program interface includes a first class to provide information regarding a current HTTP request. The application program interface also includes a second class to manage HTTP output to a client and an object to provide access to server-side utilities and processes. Particular applica ...

Mirzafer K Abatchev, Gurtej Sandhu, Luan Tran, William T Rericha, D Mark Durcan: Method for integrated circuit fabrication using pitch multiplication. Micron Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 3, 2006: US07115525 (315 worldwide citation)

Different sized features in the array and in the periphery of an integrated circuit are patterned on a substrate in a single step. In particular, a mixed pattern, combining two separately formed patterns, is formed on a single mask layer and then transferred to the underlying substrate. The first of ...

Christopher Lunt, Jonathan Abrams, Samuel Sanchez: Method of inducing content uploads in a social network. Friendster, Patterson & Sheridan, October 3, 2006: US07117254 (307 worldwide citation)

A method of inducing content uploads in an online network includes the steps of storing content relating to a first member of the network that is submitted by a second member of the network, receiving approval of the content from the first member, and associating the content with the first member. T ...

Edward W Knowlton, Roger A Stern, Bryan Weber, Mitchell Levinson: Handpiece with electrode and non-volatile memory. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, October 3, 2006: US07115123 (307 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cooling a skin surface includes an RF device that has an RF electrode with dielectric and conductive portions. The RF device is configured to be coupled to an RF energy source. A cooling member is coupled to the RF device. A memory is coupled to the RF device. The memory is configur ...