Sanjay Chaturvedi
Fernando Antonio Pessoa Cavalcanti, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Ruozhi Song, Elsie Mae Vickery: Modified catalysts and process. Rohm and Haas Company, Marcella M Bodner, December 4, 2007: US07304014 (15 worldwide citation)

Modified metal oxide catalysts are disclosed which have different chemical, physical and catalytic properties, when used for catalytic conversions of carbon based compounds, as compared to corresponding unmodified metal oxide catalysts. Methods for preparing the modified catalysts are described and ...

Stéphane De Lombaert
Rajagopal Bakthavatchalam, Charles A Blum, Harry Brielmann, Timothy M Caldwell, Stéphane De Lombaert, Kevin J Hodgetts, Xiaozhang Zheng, Taeyoung Yoon: Substituted quinazolin-4-ylamine analogues. Neurogen Corporation, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, Peter F Corless, Mark D Russett, December 4, 2007: US07304059 (3 worldwide citation)

Substituted quinazolin-4-ylamine analogues are provided. Such compounds are ligands that may be used to modulate specific receptor activity in vivo or in vitro, and are particularly useful in the treatment of conditions associated with pathological receptor activation in humans, domesticated compani ...

Eb Eshun
Eric M Coker, Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Matthew D Moon, Anthony K Stamper: Integrated thin-film resistor with direct contact. International Business Machines Incorporated, Anthony J Canale, December 4, 2007: US07303972 (3 worldwide citation)

A BEOL thin-film resistor adapted for flexible integration rests on a first layer of ILD. The thickness of the first layer of ILD and the resistor thickness combine to match the nominal design thickness of vias in the layer of concern. A second layer of ILD matches the resistor thickness and is plan ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Jae M Park, Teck Gyu Kang, Nicholas J Colella: Microelectronic assemblies with springs. Tessers, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 4, 2007: US07304376 (1 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic element such as a semiconductor chip has springs such as coil springs bonded to contacts so that the springs serve as electrical connections to a circuit panel. The unit can be tested readily and can be surface-mounted to a circuit panel by bonding the distal ends of the springs, r ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Zhiyuan Cheng, Eugene A Fitzgerald, Dimitri Antoniadis: FinFET structure and method to make the same. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gauthier & Connors, December 4, 2007: US07304336 (45 worldwide citation)

A multiple-gate FET structure includes a semiconductor substrate. A gate region is formed on the semiconductor substrate. The gate region comprises a gate portion and a channel portion. The gate portion has at least two opposite vertical surfaces adjacent to the channel portion. A source region abut ...

Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multi-stroke firing mechanism with a flexible rack. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, December 4, 2007: US07303108 (580 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...

Keith L Milliman, Bruce K Jankowski, Douglas J Cuny, Kevin Sniffin, Anthony Dato, Richard D Gresham: Surgical stapling device with visual indicator. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 4, 2007: US07303106 (507 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device is disclosed for performing circular anastomoses. The surgical stapling device includes a handle portion, an elongated body portion and a head portion including an anvil assembly and a shell assembly. The head portion includes an anvil assembly including a tiltable anvil w ...

Keith L Milliman, Frank J Viola, Joseph P Orban III, Randolph F Lehn: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 4, 2007: US07303107 (491 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body extending distally from the handle assembly. The distal end of the elongated body is adapted to engage a disposable loading unit. A control rod having a ...

Robert Wham, Steven P Buysse, James H Orszulak: Vessel sealing system. Sherwood Services, December 4, 2007: US07303557 (350 worldwide citation)

A method for electrosurgically sealing a tissue includes steps of: (A) applying a first pulse of RF energy to the tissue; and (B) applying at least one subsequent RF energy pulse to the tissue and keeping constant or varying RF energy parameters of individual pulses in accordance with at least one c ...

Roger Metzger: Device for supplying an electro-pen with electrical energy. Synthes, Jones Day, December 4, 2007: US07303556 (269 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for supplying electrical energy to an electro-pen with an electric drive unit for driving a tool. The device comprises a console with an energy supply unit having an accumulator for supplying the electrical drive unit with electrical energy. The console may be confi ...