David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John J Fisher: Coaxial waveguide microstructures having an active device and methods of formation thereof. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, December 12, 2006: US07148772 (42 worldwide citation)

Provided are coaxial waveguide microstructures. The microstructures include a substrate and a coaxial waveguide disposed above the substrate. The coaxial waveguide includes: a center conductor; an outer conductor including one or more walls, spaced apart from and disposed around the center conductor ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Michael Warner, Philip Damberg, John B Riley, David Gibson, Young Gon Kim, Belgacem Haba, Vernon Solberg: Stacked microelectronic assemblies. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 12, 2006: US07149095 (41 worldwide citation)

A stacked microelectronic assembly includes a plurality of microelectronic subassemblies. Each subassembly includes a substrate having at least one site, a plurality of first contacts and a plurality of second contacts. Each subassembly also has at least one microelectronic element assembled to the ...

Tarran Jones
Paul D Ponath, Douglas J Ringler, S Tarran Jones, Walter Newman, José Saldanha, Mary M Bendig: Humanized immunoglobulin reactive with α4β7 integrin. Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 12, 2006: US07147851 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to humanized immunoglobulins having binding specificity for α4β7 integrin, comprising an antigen binding region of nonhuman origin (e.g., rodent) and at least a portion of an immunoglobulin of human origin (e.g., a human framework region, a human constant region). In on ...

Ulrich Klostermann
Stephen L Brown, Arunava Gupta, Ulrich Klostermann, Stuart Stephen Papworth Parkin, Wolfgang Raberg, Mahesh Samant: Magnetic tunnel junctions for MRAM devices. Infineon Technologies, International Business Machines Corporation, Slater & Matsil L, December 12, 2006: US07149105 (19 worldwide citation)

Methods of manufacturing MTJ memory cells and structures thereof. A diffusion barrier is disposed between an anti-ferromagnetic layer and a pinned layer of an MTJ memory cell to improve thermal stability of the MTJ memory cell. The diffusion barrier may comprise an amorphous material or a NiFe alloy ...

Parichay Saxena
Balaji Thiagarajan, Parichay Saxena: Program recording completion. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 12, 2006: US07149415 (14 worldwide citation)

A program recording completion system automatically completes an incomplete program recording of a program. A recording application creates a program recording completion event corresponding to the incomplete program recording which includes program information to automatically complete the incomple ...

Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical stapling instrument having an electroactive polymer actuated buttress deployment mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 12, 2006: US07147138 (747 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted to a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes electrically actuated deployment of buttress pads held on inner surfaces of upper and lower jaws of a staple applying assembly. Thereby, thick or t ...

Woojin Lee: Surgical instrument. David M Driscoll, December 12, 2006: US07147650 (424 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument includes a distal tool, a rigid or flexible elongated shaft that supports the distal tool, and a proximal handle or control member, where the tool and the handle are coupled to the respective distal and proximal ends of the elongated shaft via bendable motion ...

Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly, Michael T Mather, Dean L Garner, Kristin Nicole Werner Dawson: Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, December 12, 2006: US07147139 (334 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes an anvil and a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. The cartridge housing and anvil are relatively movable between a first spaced apart position ...

Mohamed K Diab: Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 12, 2006: US07149561 (316 worldwide citation)

A physiological monitor utilizes Faraday rotation measurements to estimate mean photon pathlengths through tissue. These pathlength estimates, along with corresponding optical spectroscopy measurements allow the noninvasive monitoring of blood constituent concentrations. The technique is particularl ...

Anthony Joonkyoo Yun, Patrick Yuarn Bor Lee: Treatment of conditions through electrical modulation of the autonomic nervous system. Palo Alto Investors, Bret Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, December 12, 2006: US07149574 (307 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for treating a subject for a condition caused by an abnormality in the subject's autonomic nervous system. In accordance with the subject methods, at least a portion of a subject's autonomic nervous system is electrically modulated to increase the parasympathetic activity/sympat ...