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Vladimir Radev: Hybrid electric vehicle. March 3, 2009: US07497285 (58 worldwide citation)

At speeds of the vehicle lower than a predetermined speed, two rotors (19, 20) of a dual-rotor motor (17), rotating in opposite directions under the action of the same electromagnetic forces, drive the wheels (12, 13, 15, 16) of two drive axles (11, 14) respectively, driving the vehicle in a low-spe ...


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Emil Vergilov Radkov, Ljudmil Slavchev Grigorov, Anant Achyut Setlur, Alok Mani Srivastava: Red line emitting phosphor materials for use in LED applications. Lumination, Fay Sharpe, March 3, 2009: US07497973 (58 worldwide citation)

Light emitting devices including a light source and a phosphor material including a complex fluoride phosphor activated with Mn4+ which may comprise at least one of (1) A2[MF6]:Mn4+, where A is selected from Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, NH4, and combinations thereof; and where M is selected from Ge, Si, Sn, T ...


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Devendra Kumar, Kamal Kishore Goundar, Nathanael R C Kemeling, Hideaki Fukuda, Hessel Sprey, Maarten Stokhof: Plasma pre-treating surfaces for atomic layer deposition. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 3, 2009: US07498242 (58 worldwide citation)

Method and structures are provided for conformal lining of dual damascene structures in integrated circuits. Preferred embodiments are directed to providing conformal lining over openings formed in porous materials. Trenches are formed in, preferably, insulating layers. The layers are then adequatel ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for decoding watermark data from audio, and controlling audio devices in accordance therewith. Digimarc Corporation, March 3, 2009: US07499564 (58 worldwide citation)

Methods for decoding auxiliary control information from audio, and using same to control an audio appliance. Various arrangements are disclosed. One method correlates a filtered version of the audio with predetermined noise data to discern plural bits of hidden data. The data thereby extracted is us ...


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Abhijit Basu Mallick, Jeffrey C Munro, Srinivas D Nemani: Formation of high quality dielectric films of silicon dioxide for STI: usage of different siloxane-based precursors for harp II—remote plasma enhanced deposition processes. Applied Materials, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 3, 2009: US07498273 (57 worldwide citation)

Methods of depositing a dielectric layer in a gap formed on a substrate are described. The methods include introducing an organo-silicon precursor and an oxygen precursor to a deposition chamber. The organo-silicon precursor has a C:Si atom ratio of less than 8, and the oxygen precursor comprises at ...


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Orhun K Muratoglu, Stephen H Spiegelberg: Methods for making oxidation resistant polymeric material. The General Hospital Corporation, Cambridge Polymer Group, Proskauer Rose, March 3, 2009: US07498365 (56 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for making oxidation resistant medical devices that comprise polymeric materials, for example, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). The invention also provides methods of making antioxidant-doped medical implants, for example, doping of medical ...


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Lisa A Reynders, Gayla Marie Gardenhire: Document carrier and system for use therewith. Harry Weissenberger, March 3, 2009: US07497429 (56 worldwide citation)

The construction of the present invention is suitable for use as a document carrier and is particularly adapted for the transporting of negotiable instruments such as checks and other items that are used to transfer funds, credits or the like through automated processing equipment such as readers, s ...


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Ricardo Alonso Cucurull: Foam spring mattress. March 3, 2009: US07496981 (56 worldwide citation)

The mattress (1) is made of a block of flexible polyurethane foam (4) with a density of 40 Kg/m3 or of any other density, said block being firstly cut with a cut programmable automatic machine, by the main side and then turned at a 90° degree angle by its small side. A certain amount of springs (5) ...


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Ganesh Venkitachalam, Michael Cohen: Transparent page sharing on commodity operating systems. VMware, Rajeev Madnawat, March 3, 2009: US07500048 (55 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for sharing memory pages in virtual machines are described. Guest memory pages are identified as candidate memory pages. The candidate memory pages are hashed and the hash results of the candidate memory pages are compared. A determination is made on whether a hash match exists b ...


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Richard L McDowell, Philip D Mooney: Proximity regulation system for use with a portable cell phone and a method of operation thereof. Agere Systems, March 3, 2009: US07499722 (55 worldwide citation)

Proximity regulation systems for use with a portable cell phone, a portable cell phone and a method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the proximity regulation system includes a location sensing subsystem configured to determine a location of a portable cell phone proximate a user by determin ...