Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Richard J Rassel, Robert M Rassel: Tunable temperature coefficient of resistance resistors and method of fabricating same. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, Anthony Canale, May 15, 2007: US07217981 (15 worldwide citation)

Tunable TCR resistors incorporated into integrated circuits and a method fabricating the tunable TCR resistors. The tunable TCR resistors including two or more resistors of two or more different materials having opposite polarity and different magnitude TCRs, the same polarity and different magnitud ...

Jose Ferreira
Jose Ferreira, Jean Marc Lemmer, Jens Peter Muller, 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, May 15, 2007: US07217461 (12 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 low solar factor (SF) value, a high selectivity (Tvis/SF) value, substantially neutral color at normal a ...


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, May 15, 2007: US07217668

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 ...

Louis C Argenta, Michael J Morykwas: Wound treatment employing reduced pressure. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, May 15, 2007: US07216651 (294 worldwide citation)

A method of treating tissue damage comprises applying a negative pressure to a wound sufficient in time and magnitude to promote tissue migration and thus facilitate closure of the wound. The method is applicable to wounds, burns, infected wounds, and live tissue attachments. A wound treatment appar ...

James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn, Steve Mitchell, John A Markwart: System and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, May 15, 2007: US07217291 (276 worldwide citation)

A system and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks in accordance with the present invention can substitute for interbody fusion techniques by replacing degenerated spinal disks with artificial spinal disks. In one embodiment, the system can comprise one or more artificial spinal disks, each ...

Charles L Branch Jr: Expandable spinal implant. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, May 15, 2007: US07217293 (266 worldwide citation)

An expandable spinal implant including a body having a plurality of movable portions cooperating to define an outer cross section having first and second transverse dimensions and first and second substantially planar surfaces disposed generally opposite one another and adapted to engage adjacent ve ...

Ari Juels, Niklas Frykholm: Robust visual passwords. RSA Security, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, May 15, 2007: US07219368 (232 worldwide citation)

Enrollment and authentication of a user based on a sequence of discrete graphical choices is described. A graphical interface presents various images and memory cues that a user may associate with their original graphical choices. Enrollment may require the input to have a security parameter value t ...

Jaime Vargas, Michael Hendricksen, Stephen A Yencho, Jamey Nielsen, Bernard A Hausen, Brendan Donohoe: Apparatus for performing anastomosis. Cardica, Brian A Schar, May 15, 2007: US07217285 (230 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for performing anastomosis between a graft vessel and a target vessel may include a connector holder having spaced-apart arms, and a member connected to the connector holder, where the member is insertable through an opening in a wall of the target vessel at least partially into the lum ...

Claude Nicolas Fiechter, Amir Ben Efraim, T Hea Nahm, David Hudson: Portable browser device with adaptive personalization capability. At Road, Koestner Bertani, Mary Jo Bertani, May 15, 2007: US07219123 (228 worldwide citation)

A mobile information network browser device with audio feedback and adaptive personalization capability that is capable of transmitting a request for information via a wireless communication interface from one or more servers in an information network. The browser device further includes an audio in ...