Jose Ferreira
Jose Ferreira, Jean Marc Lemmer, Jens Peter Müller, Scott V Thomsen: Coated article with low-E coating including IR reflecting layer(s) and corresponding method. Centre Luxembourgeois de Recherches pour le Verre et la Ceramique, Guardian, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, March 13, 2007: US07189458 (31 worldwide citation)

A coated article is provided with a low-emissivity (low-E) layer stack for use in a window unit or the like. The layer stack, or coating, may permit the coated article to achieve one or more of a fairly low solar factor (SF) value, a high selectivity (Tvis/SF) value, substantially neutral color at n ...

Marcos Laraia
Jose Marcos Laraia, Jose G Taveira, Robert P Moehrke: Pade′ Approximant based compensation for integrated sensor modules and the like. AMI Semiconductor, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Gideon Gimlan, March 13, 2007: US07190178 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems using Pade' Approximant expansion ratios provide mappings between nonlinear sensors and a more linearized output domain. In one embodiment (a) a variable gain amplifier receives a supplied input signal, the amplifier has at least a first input terminal, an output terminal, and a ...

Durga Malladi
Yongbin Wei, Durga P Malladi, Tao Chen, Edward G Tiedemann Jr: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a block of data in a communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Thomas Rouse, Thien T Nguyen, W Chris Kim, March 13, 2007: US07191384 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data provide for efficient use communication resources by encoding data in accordance with a first code to produce a block of data, determining transmission data rate of a time frame, selecting a portion of the block of data based on the determin ...

James Say, Michael F Tomasco, Adam Heller, Yoram Gal, Behrad Aria, Ephraim Heller, Phillip John Plante, Mark S Vreeke, Keith A Friedman, Fredric C Colman: Analyte monitoring device and methods of use. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, March 13, 2007: US07190988 (541 worldwide citation)

An analyte monitor includes a sensor, a sensor control unit, and a display unit. The sensor has, for example, a substrate, a recessed channel formed in the substrate, and conductive material disposed in the recessed channel to form a working electrode. The sensor control unit typically has a housing ...

Frank J Viola, David Ivanko: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 13, 2007: US07188758 (467 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to staple-gap adjustment members for use in surgical stapling apparatus and methods. A gap adjustment member includes one or more bearing portions sharing a common rotational axis and one or more cam surface portions having a periphery with at least two different p ...

Ammar Al Ali: Arrhythmia alarm processor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 13, 2007: US07190261 (354 worldwide citation)

An arrhythmia alarm processor has a pattern extractor and a predetermined reference pattern. The pattern extractor has an output responsive to short duration, intermittent oxygen desaturations of a patient as determined by a fast blood oxygen saturation processor incorporated within a pulse oximeter ...

Csaba Truckai, John H Shadduck, Bruno Strul: Electrosurgical instrument. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 13, 2007: US07189233 (300 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the invention includes an electrosurgical jaw structure that carries cooperating PTC bodies in both series and parallel circuit components for controlled RF energy application to engaged tissue to effectively weld tissue.

Frank Viola: Biopsy system having a single use loading unit operable with a trocar driver, a knife driver and firing module. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 13, 2007: US07189207 (285 worldwide citation)

A biopsy system for retrieving biopsy tissue samples from different regions of the body is disclosed. The biopsy system includes a single use loading unit having a trocar assembly and a knife assembly. A trocar driver is operably connected to the trocar assembly and is actuable to move a trocar betw ...

Resha H Desai, William L Hassler Jr: Spatially decoupled twin secondary coils for optimizing transcutaneous energy transfer (TET) power transfer characteristics. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 13, 2007: US07191007 (254 worldwide citation)

An implantable device, such as an infuser device for bidirectional hydraulically controlling a medical artificial sphincter, enhances power transfer characteristics to a secondary coil thereby allowing implantation to greater physical depths and/or enclosing the secondary coil within a housing of th ...

Tsu Jae King, Victor Moroz: Integrated circuit on corrugated substrate. Synopsys, Bever Hoffman & Harms, Jeanette S Harms, March 13, 2007: US07190050 (250 worldwide citation)

By forming MOSFETs on a substrate having pre-existing ridges of semiconductor material (i.e., a “corrugated substrate”), the resolution limitations associated with conventional semiconductor manufacturing processes can be overcome, and high-performance, low-power transistors can be reliably and repe ...