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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautargas: Optical device package. Shipley Company L L C, Jonathan D Baskin, July 24, 2007: US07246953

An optical device package includes a substrate having a top portion with an a recess for receiving an optical semiconductor component and an elongated linear groove for receiving an optical fiber. The optical fiber is positioned within the groove in said substrate such that the top surface of the op ...


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Maged Beshai
Francois J Blouin, Dinesh Mohan, Maged E Beshai: System and method for network control and provisioning. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, July 24, 2007: US07249169 (25 worldwide citation)

A multi-stratum multi-timescale control for self-governing networks provides automatic adaptation to temporal and spatial traffic changes and to network state changes. Microsecond timescale reacting through the routing function, a facet of the lowest stratum, allows a source node to choose the best ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV: Rotary hydraulic pump actuated multi-stroke surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 24, 2007: US07246734 (655 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument (e.g., endocutter, grasper, cutter, staplers, clip applier, access device, drug/gene therapy delivery device, and energy device using ultrasound, RF, laser, etc.) may benefit from having a plurality of hydraulically actuated subsystems (e.g., severing, stapling, articulation, l ...


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Tsu Jae King, Victor Moroz: Segmented channel MOS transistor. Synopsys, Bever Hoffman & Harms, Jeanette S Harms, July 24, 2007: US07247887 (314 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 ...


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Brian G Agee, Matthew C Bromberg: Method and apparatus for optimization of wireless multipoint electromagnetic communication networks. George S Cole Esq, July 24, 2007: US07248841 (273 worldwide citation)

Exploiting the substantive reciprocity of internode channel responses through dynamic, adaptive modification of receive and transmit weights, enables locally enabled global optimization of a multipoint, wireless electromagnetic communications network of communication nodes. Each diversity-channel-ca ...


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Constance Elaine Johnston, Phillip Andrew Ryan, Carrie Deanne Mills, Perry Robin Mykleby, Andrew Christopher Burroughs, Benjamin Leo Rush, Tasos George Karahalios, Jacob Shieffelin Brauer: Powered surgical apparatus, method of manufacturing powered surgical apparatus, and method of using powered surgical apparatus. Gyrus ENT L L C, Oliff & Beridge, July 24, 2007: US07247161 (237 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical apparatus can be used with a source of irrigation fluid and a source of suction. The powered surgical apparatus can include a cutting blade assembly and a handle. The handle can include an upper portion defining a distal section connectable to the cutting blade assembly and a lowe ...


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Albert L Donaldson: Method and system for blocking e-mail having a nonexistent sender address. Escom Corporation, Blank Rome, July 24, 2007: US07249175 (230 worldwide citation)

A system and method for filtering undesirable e-mail with forged nonexistent sender addresses in real time without sending a message to that sender. A server or proxy rejects electronic messages having a nonexistent sender address by establishing a connection to an authorized mailhost for the domain ...


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Michael F Hoey, Mark A Christopherson, Steven M Goetz: Apparatus and method for creating, maintaining, and controlling a virtual electrode used for the ablation of tissue. Medtronic, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, July 24, 2007: US07247155 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for producing a virtual electrode within or upon a tissue to be treated with radio frequency alternating electric current, such tissues including but not limited to liver, lung, cardiac, prostate, breast, and vascular tissues and neoplasms. An ...


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Lily Ka Lai Cheng, James Westwood Hay, Pilgrim Giles William Beart: Portable contact-less power transfer devices and rechargeable batteries. Spashpower, Sites & Harbison PLLC, Ross F Hunt Jr, July 24, 2007: US07248017 (198 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system and method for transferring power without requiring direct electrical conductive contacts. There is provided a primary unit having a power supply and a substantially laminar charging surface having at least one conductor that generates an electromagnetic field when a curr ...


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Michael D Elder, Jason Y Jho, Vaughn T Rokosz, Andrew L Schirmer, Matthew Schultz: System and method for building social networks based on activity around shared virtual objects. International Business Machines Corporation, July 24, 2007: US07249123 (175 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining a social network. A metrics database stores virtual object indicia including document attributes, activities, and associated persons. A query engine responsive to a user request and the metrics database infers individual connections to the virtual object by indivi ...



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