David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Christopher A Nichols, Shifang Zhou: Three-dimensional microstructures and methods of formation thereof. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, August 14, 2008: US20080191817-A1

Provided are three-dimensional microstructures and their methods of formation. The microstructures are formed by a sequential build process and include microstructural elements which are mechanically locked to one another. The microstructures find use, for example, in coaxial transmission lines for ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Michael J Nystrom, David B Tuckerman, Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston, Jesse Burl Thompson: Pin referenced image sensor to reduce tilt in a camera module. Tessera, Tessera, LERNER DAVID et al, August 14, 2008: US20080191300-A1

The present invention relates to a camera module. The camera module includes a circuit panel having a top side, a bottom side and transparent region, the circuit panel having conductors. The module further includes sensor unit disposed on the bottom side of the circuit panel, and the sensor unit inc ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Wataru Ueda, Yusuke Endo: Process for Preparing Improved Catalysts for Selective Oxidation of Propane Into Acrylic Acid. Arkema France, Arkema, Patent Department 26th Floor, August 14, 2008: US20080194871-A1

The invention concerns the selective oxidation of propane into acrylic acid using highly selective catalysts and relates more particularly to a process for preparing these improved catalysts and their use for the production of acrylic acid from propane. The improved catalysts having the formula: Mo1 ...

Hirose Minoru: Imaging device, imaging apparatus, control method, and program. Canon, August 14, 2008: JP2008-187615 (52 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an imaging device and imaging apparatus capable of enlarging a dynamic range of photometry.SOLUTION: An imaging device comprises a pixel array 1, a pixel reading unit 2, a row selecting unit 3, a column selecting unit 4, a gain circuit 5, and a gain selecting unit 6. ...


Knopf John, Kumar Ravindra, Seehra Jasbir: Variants derived from actriib and uses therefor. Acceleron Pharma, Knopf John, Kumar Ravindra, Seehra Jasbir, VINCENT Matthew P, August 14, 2008: WO/2008/097541 (46 worldwide citation)

In certain aspects, the present invention provides compositions and methods for modulating (promoting or inhibiting) growth of a tissue, such as bone, cartilage, muscle, fat, and/or neuronal tissue. The present invention also provides methods of screening compounds that modulate activity of an ActRI ...

Freeman Tom, Kennewick Mike: System and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based input. Voicebox Technologies, Freeman Tom, Kennewick Mike, GATTO James G, August 14, 2008: WO/2008/098039 (41 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based inputs is provided. A user utterance may be received at an input device, and a conversational, natural language processor may identify a request from the utterance. At least one advert ...

Saito Riichi: Self-ballasted lighting led lamp. Royal Lighting, August 14, 2008: JP2008-186758 (40 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a self-ballasted lighting LED lamp assembling a combination of a multichip LED module, a box serving also as a heat-dissipation body and a constant current power source, and a base of an electric bulb.SOLUTION: The multichip LED lighting lamp is enabled to use a conv ...

Daniloff George, Gravett David, Spiro Robert C: Polymer formulations for delivery of bioactive agents. Carbylan Biosurgery, Daniloff George, Gravett David, Spiro Robert C, NGUYEN Sam L, August 14, 2008: WO/2008/098019 (39 worldwide citation)

Disclosed in the present application are compositions comprising a bioresorbable polymer matrix and a bio active agent, wherein the bioactive agent is dispersed within polymer matrix as a solid. Also provided herein are methods for preparing a bioactive agent formulation, wherein the agent is presen ...

Toda Toshiyuki, Tanimoto Kokichi, Izumida Takashi: Non-volatile semiconductor memory. Toshiba, August 14, 2008: JP2008-186868 (39 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a non-volatile semiconductor memory having a structure in which carriers are prevented from being accumulated in a channel region of a three dimensionally disposed memory cell or a selective gate transistor so that the memory cell or the selective gate transistor can ...