Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Alfred Karl Schultz: Method for purification of glycerol from biodiesel production. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, May 19, 2009: US07534923 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for purification of crude glycerol, especially crude glycerol derived from biodiesel production using alkaline catalysts. The method comprises combining the crude glycerol with acid, separating a glycerol layer, and treating the glycerol layer to decolorize it.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed, Craig S Mitchell, Michael Warner, Jesse Burl Thompson: Microelectronic elements with compliant terminal mountings and methods for making the same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 19, 2009: US07534652 (6 worldwide citation)

A dielectric structure is formed by a molding process, so that a first surface of a dielectric structure is shaped by contact with the mold. The opposite second surface of the dielectric structure is applied onto the front surface of a wafer element. The dielectric layer may include protruding bumps ...

Erwin Meinders
Hubert Cécile François Martens, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders: Apparatus and method for recording an information on a recordable optical record carrier using oval spot profile. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, May 19, 2009: US07535804

The present invention relates to a method and a corresponding apparatus for recording an information on a recordable optical record carrier (2) by irradiation of a light beam through optical means (3-7) onto said record carrier (2) for forming marks and lands representing said information along an i ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Monolithically integrated light emitting devices. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 19, 2009: US07535089 (74 worldwide citation)

Methods and structures for monolithically integrating monocrystalline silicon and monocrystalline non-silicon materials and devices are provided. In one structure, a monolithically integrated semiconductor device structure comprises a silicon substrate and a first monocrystalline semiconductor layer ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Flow-rate-regulated burst switches. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, May 19, 2009: US07535841 (21 worldwide citation)

Burst-switching nodes using a common-memory or a time shared space switch and employing flow-rate control are disclosed. Within a switching node, data bursts are segmented into data segments of a fixed size with some segments containing information bits as well as null bits. A switching node handles ...

Jose Ferreira
Jean Marc Lemmer, Jens Peter Muller, Jose Ferreira, Pierre Pallotta: Coated article with low-E coating including tin oxide interlayer. Centre Luxembourgeois de Recherches pour le Verre et la Ceramique, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, May 19, 2009: US07534496 (11 worldwide citation)

A coated article is provided which may be heat treated (e.g., thermally tempered) in certain instances. In certain example embodiments, an interlayer of or including a metal oxide such as tin oxide is provided under an infrared (IR) reflecting layer so as to be located between respective layers comp ...


Hong Gun Kim, Eunkee Hong, Kyu Tae Na: Methods of forming semiconductor devices having multilayer isolation structures. Samsung Electronics, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, May 19, 2009: US07534698

A semiconductor device includes a first structure having a recess having a bottom and opposing side surfaces, and a second structure conformally disposed on the bottom and side surfaces of the recess. The second structure includes a multilayer having two layers having a thickness substantially small ...

Matthew Bell: Method and system for processing captured image information in an interactive video display system. Reactrix Systems, Carr & Ferrell, May 19, 2009: US07536032 (377 worldwide citation)

A method and system for processing captured image information in an interactive video display system. In one embodiment, a special learning condition of a captured camera image is detected. The captured camera image is compared to a normal background model image and to a second background model imag ...

Albert G Burdulis Jr, Wolfgang Fitz, Rene Vargas Voracek, Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Konstantinos Tsougarakis: Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 19, 2009: US07534263 (292 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The surgical tools are designed to be customizable or highly selectable by patient to increase the speed, accuracy and simplicity of performing total or partial arthroplasty.