David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Noel A Heiks: Wafer-level optoelectronic device substrate. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, October 30, 2007: US07288758 (245 worldwide citation)

Provided are optoelectronic components which include an optoelectronic device and a structure for self-aligning the optoelectronic device. Also provided are optoelectronic modules and methods of forming optoelectronic components.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz: Method of making assemblies having stacked semiconductor chips. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 30, 2007: US07288433 (8 worldwide citation)

A stacked microelectronic assembly comprises a flexible sheet having an obverse surface and a reverse surface and including at least a first panel and a second panel. The second panel and the first panel are adjacent to each other, the second panel including terminals on the reverse surface for moun ...

Klaus Hafemann
Klaus Hafemann: Device for application of hair curlers. WIK Far East, Margaret Polson, Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin PC, October 30, 2007: US07287532 (8 worldwide citation)

An application handling device 1 for rolling hair curlers 2 into hair comprising a grip section 3, at least one shaft 5 projecting from the grip section 3 for the torque-tight reception of a hair curler 2, and a hair retention finger 8, extending in its closed position parallel to the shaft 5, formi ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Noel A Heiks: Optoelectronic component having passively aligned optoelectronic device. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, October 30, 2007: US07288756 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided are optoelectronic components which include an optoelectronic device and a substrate having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface and a trench in the first surface, the trench including a bottom surface. An optoelectronic device is in the trench mounted directly to th ...

Benjamin Mattes
Wen Lu, Elisabeth Smela, Phillip N Adams, Guido Zuccarello, Benjamin R Mattes: Solid-in-hollow polymer fiber electrochemical devices. Santa Fe Science and Technology, Samuel M Freund, Cochran Freund & Young, October 30, 2007: US07288871 (1 worldwide citation)

A linear electrochemical actuator is described where at least one electrically conductive (between 400 and 1000 S/cm), doped polyaniline solid fiber or a yarn produced from such fibers is disposed in an electrolyte inside of a electrically conductive polyaniline hollow fiber, thereby allowing 2-elec ...

Matthew J Kalos: Method to update a data structure disposed in an embedded device. International Business Machines Corporation, Chandler & Udall, Dale F Regelman, October 30, 2007: US07289998 (6 worldwide citation)

A method to update a data structure is disclosed. The method receives a write thread, and sets a data structure indicator to indicate that the data structure is unusable. The method creates (N) thread indicators, and assigns each of said (N) indicators to a different one of said (N) threads. Upon re ...

Jennifer J.-N. Liu
Li Mo, Jennifer J Liu, Abinder S Dhillon, Nimer Yaseen, Xiao Hu: System and method to perform non-service effecting bandwidth reservation using a reservation signaling protocol. Fujitsu Network Communications, Gardere Wynne Sewell, October 30, 2007: US07289429 (6 worldwide citation)

A method to facilitate recovery of a node in a communications network is disclosed. The method comprises receiving one or more messages from at least another node in the communications network and restoring connectivity of a recovering node based at least in part on the received messages.

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer: Optimization algorithm to optimize within substrate uniformities. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 30, 2007: US07289865 (5 worldwide citation)

A method to optimize semiconductor processing equipment (hardware settings and process conditions) to minimize non-uniformities within a wafer based on linescan measurements and a calculation of or prediction for a polar map. Measurements of a metrology value are taken at a number of points along a ...

Brian E Kihneman, Clinton D Covington, Pavel R Karimov, Robert Cooper, Zachary P Woodall: Easy-to-use data report specification. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould P C, October 30, 2007: US07289976 (481 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the graphical specification and modification of reports is disclosed which enables data reports to be easily created via a report design dialogue. The report design dialogue includes a group-level outline panel containing controls for grouping, as well as other report control ...

James Mansfield, Jenny Freeman: Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples. Masimo Laboratories, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 30, 2007: US07289835 (370 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to methods for processing in vivo skin auto-fluorescence spectra for determining blood glucose levels. The invention also relates to methods of classifying cells or tissue samples or quantifying a component of a cell or tissue using a multivariate classification or quantificat ...