Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Richard E Perego, David Nguyen, Billy W Garrett, Ely Tsern, Craig E Hampel, Wai Yeung Yip: Multiple Channel Modules and Bus Systems Using Same. Rambus, Hunton & Williams Rambus, May 31, 2007: US20070120575-A1

Various module structures are disclosed which may be used to implement modules having 1 to N channels. Bus systems may be formed by the interconnection of such modules.

Erwin Meinders
Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Johannes Theodorus Adriaan Wilderbeek, Martinus Bernardus Van Der Mark: Display. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, May 31, 2007: US20070121190-A1

The present invention relates to a display for displaying pre-recorded images. The display comprises at least one image stack comprising at least one image sub-stack (13, 14, 15). The image sub-stack comprises a material which optical properties depend on a potential difference (V1) applied between ...

Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Paul D McClure, Charles J Chase, Robert R Boyd: Systems and methods for plasma jets. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Koestner Bertani, May 31, 2007: US20070119827-A1

A plasma jet system includes a housing with a single opening. A plasma generator is coupled to ionize a fluid in the housing. An electromagnetic accelerator is coupled to generate an electric field that accelerates ionized fluid in the housing toward the opening. A controller can modulate the freque ...

Steven Jobs
Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Timothy Wasko, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri: Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player. Apple Computer, Technology & Innovation Law Group PC, May 31, 2007: US20070124680-A1

In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface are provided. A first order, or home, interface provides a highest order of user selectable items each o ...

Marek Brejl
Marek Brejl, Samuel W Peterson, Zhujiang Cao: Colon characteristic path registration. Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth Pa, May 31, 2007: US20070122016-A1

This document discusses, among other things, systems and methods for efficiently calculating a registration of multiple characteristic paths of a virtual three-dimensional object. Each path of discrete points is transformed into a piecewise linear parameterization as a function of path length. The p ...

Shelton Frederick E Iv, Swayze Jeffrey S: Hydraulically and electrically actuated articulation joint for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 31, 2007: JP2007-130471 (176 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical instrument that incorporates an articulation mechanism that can generate torque necessary to selectively articulate an end effector.SOLUTION: The surgical instrument has articulation joints for use in the surgical instrument that has a portion that is pass ...

Fujita Norito, Iwata Atsushi: Server load balancing system, server load balancing device, content management device, and server load balancing program. NEC, May 31, 2007: JP2007-133896 (89 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a server load balancing system for suitably performing distributed processing on a content delivery load by selecting a content server delivering content demanded by a client based on a selection criterion determined for each property of the demanded content.SOLUTION ...

Shelton Frederick E Iv, Fugikawa Leslie M: Disposable loading unit and surgical instrument including this unit. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 31, 2007: JP2007-130479 (63 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a disposable loading unit to be attached to a reusable surgical instrument.SOLUTION: This disposable loading unit includes a housing assembly body, a knife assembly body connected to the housing assembly body, and a medical matter cartridge connected to the housing a ...

Niu Chunming: Nanowire structures comprising carbon. Nanosys, Niu Chunming, FEATHERSTONE DONALD J, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/061945 (62 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to nanowire structures and interconnected nanowire networks comprising such structures, as well as methods for their production. The nanowire structures comprise a nanowire core, a carbon-based layer, and in additional embodiments, carbon-based structures such as na ...

Negley Gerald H, Sims Paul E, Loh Ban P: Tiles for solid state lighting. Cree, Negley Gerald H, Sims Paul E, Loh Ban P, MYERS BIGEL SIBLEY PO BOX 37428 Raleigh NC 27627, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/061758 (53 worldwide citation)

A solid state lighting tile (10) includes a substrate having a planar surface. A first plurality of solid state light emitting devices (LEDs) are on the substrate. The first plurality of LEDs (19) are connected in series to form a first string of LEDs of a first color having an anode contact (22) at ...