Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, David W Griffith: Removable cartridge recording device incorporating antiferromagnetically coupled rigid magnetic media. Iomega Corporation, October 17, 2006: US07123446 (1 worldwide citation)

A removable magnetic data storage cartridges incorporates antiferromagnetically coupled (AFC) media and may be used with a data drive to push the capacity point of removable hard platter based magnetic storage to 35 GB for a single platter 2.5″ form factor product. The removable magnetic data storag ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Gary Allan Kemp II, Jens Uwe Schluetter, David Garrison, Sagy Mintz: Method and apparatus for message flow and transaction queue management. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 17, 2006: US07124110 (85 worldwide citation)

Management of transaction message flow utilizing a transaction message queue. The system and method are for use in financial transaction messaging systems. The system is designed to enable an administrator to monitor, distribute, control and receive alerts on the use and status of limited network an ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Haba Belgacem: Semiconductor module. Rambus, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 17, 2006: US07122889 (6 worldwide citation)

The semiconductor module includes a substrate, at least one semiconductor, and electrical contacts. The substrate includes a base layer having a substantially planar base layer first surface opposing a substantially planar base layer second surface. The base layer first surface is exposed to atmosph ...

Rajiv Banavali
Ravindranath Mukkamala, Rajiv Manohar Banavali: Compounds containing amide and carboxyl groups as asphaltene dispersants in crude oil. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, October 17, 2006: US07122112 (3 worldwide citation)

A composition containing: (a) 0.001% to 20% of at least one compound represented by formula (II), wherein R5 is C1–C70 difunctional alkyl or C6–C14 difunctional aryl, and R3and R4 independently are hydrogen, alkyl, heterocyclic, aryl or aralkyl groups; and (b) crude oil. In addition to dispersing as ...


Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Richard Hammond, Matthew Currie: Gate technology for strained surface channel and strained buried channel MOSFET devices. AmberWave Systems Corporation, Goodwin Procter, October 17, 2006: US07122483

A method of fabricating a semiconductor device including providing a semiconductor heterostructure, the heterostructure having a relaxed Si1-xGex layer on a substrate, a strained channel layer on the relaxed Si1-xGex layer, and a Si1-yGey layer; removing the Si1-yGey layer; and providing a dielectri ...

Mark W Miles: Photonic MEMS and structures. IDC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 17, 2006: US07123216 (604 worldwide citation)

An interference modulator (Imod) incorporates anti-reflection coatings and/or micro-fabricated supplemental lighting sources. An efficient drive scheme is provided for matrix addressed arrays of IMods or other micromechanical devices. An improved color scheme provides greater flexibility. Electronic ...

Michael G Mikurak: Asset tracking in a network-based supply chain environment. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 17, 2006: US07124101 (538 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure controls the network and manages resources for managing network assets through in a network-based supply chain framework. Network assets are available to network users. One user may submit information reguarding potential for growth, the capacity, or the technological level of ...

Michael Arad, Yaakov Greenberg, Amir Perle, Boaz Harari, Oded Katzman: Palm-size surgical stapler for single hand operation. NiTi Medical Technologies, Pearne & Gordon, October 17, 2006: US07121446 (430 worldwide citation)

Palm-size staplers for surgical procedures are proposed. The staplers include cartridge and slider assemblies with the cartridge assembly containing staples. As the slider assembly advances step-wise incrementally it provides a staple ejection force causing ejection of staples. Optionally a blade el ...

George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Real-time head tracking system for computer games and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, October 17, 2006: US07121946 (321 worldwide citation)

A real-time computer vision system tracks the head of a computer user to implement real-time control of games or other applications. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber, and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking algorithm. Th ...