Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Yoichi Kubota, Teck Gyu Kang, Jae M Park, Belgacem Haba: Components with posts and pads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 24, 2009: US07495179 (32 worldwide citation)

A packaged microelectronic element includes connection component incorporating a dielectric layer (22) carrying traces (58) remote from an outer surface (26), posts (48) extending from the traces and projecting beyond the outer surface of the dielectric, and pads (30) exposed at the outer surface of ...

Ulrich Klostermann
Juergen Zimmer, Ulrich Klostermann, Christian Alof: Magnetoresistive sensor element for sensing a magnetic field. Infineon Technologies, Eschweiler & Associates, February 24, 2009: US07495434 (9 worldwide citation)

A magnetoresistive sensor element has a first magnetic layer structure, a second magnetic layer structure, and a barrier layer. The resistance R1 of the first magnetic layer structure, the resistance R2 of the second magnetic layer structure and resistance-area product RA define a characteristic len ...

Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Daniel C Edelstein, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Robert M Rassel, Anthony K Stamper: Terminal pad structures and methods of fabricating same. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, Steven Capella, February 24, 2009: US07494912 (5 worldwide citation)

Terminal pads and methods of fabricating terminal pads. The methods including forming a conductive diffusion barrier under a conductive pad in or overlapped by a passivation layer comprised of multiple dielectric layers including diffusion barrier layers. The methods including forming the terminal p ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
David M Isaacson, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Strained silicon-on-silicon by wafer bonding and layer transfer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 24, 2009: US07495266 (2 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor-based structure includes first and second layers bonded directly to each other at an interface. Parallel to the interface, the lattice spacing of the second layer is different than the lattice spacing of the first layer. The first and second layers are each formed of essentially the ...

Mark Brister, Daniel Kline, Steve Masterson, Sean Saint: Transcutaneous analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 24, 2009: US07494465 (493 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.

David C Racenet, Ralph Stearns, John W Beardsley, Philip Roy, Lee Ann Olson: Surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 24, 2009: US07494039 (474 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is disclosed which includes a handle portion, a central body portion and a SULU. The SULU includes a proximal body portion, an intermediate pivot member and a tool assembly. The intermediate pivot member is pivotally secured to the proximal body portion about a first pivot axis and ...

Mohamed K Diab, Massi E Kiani, Walter M Weber: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 24, 2009: US07496393 (292 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of correlation in the measured signals during a calculation of a physiological parameter of a monitored patient. Use of this invention is described in particular deta ...

Toru Nagase, Katsumi Sasaki: Surgical therapeutic instrument. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, February 24, 2009: US07494499 (286 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to an improvement in a surgical therapeutic instrument which includes an inserting part, a manipulating part, and a therapeutic part. In a link mechanism having a transmission shaft for transmitting a driving force applied to the manipulating part to the therapeutic p ...

Mohamed Kheir Diab, Massi E Kiani, Charles Robert Ragsdale, James M Lepper Jr: Manual and automatic probe calibration. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 24, 2009: US07496391 (273 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present disclosure include an oximeter sensor system including a reusable portion including a substantially rigid connector connected to an end of a cable. The substantially rigid connector includes an electronic element housing at least one electronic component of a probe. The sy ...

Jorge M Fernandes, Mohammad A Khan, Kerry Brown: Collaborative negotiation techniques for mobile personal trusted device financial transactions. VIVOtech, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 24, 2009: US07494055 (210 worldwide citation)

Techniques for negotiation techniques for mobile personal trusted device financial transactions are provided. A user of a mobile personal trusted device sets user preferences that define the user's preferred parameters for conducting financial transactions. A merchant sets merchant preferences that ...