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Sandeep Tyagi Sandeep Tyagi
Naveen Agarwal, Satish Kumar Gaggar, Deval Gupta, Samik Gupta, Raja Krishnamurthy, Nisha Preschilla, Rajashekhar Shiddappa Totad, Sandeep Tyagi: Polymer compositions, method of manufacture, and articles formed therefrom. SABIC Innovative Plastics IP, July 7, 2009: US07557154 (2 worldwide citation)

A polymer composition is disclosed, which comprises a matrix polymer, a fluoropolymer that may be at least partially encapsulated by an encapsulating polymer, and a filler. Methods for making the polymer compositions and articles made of such compositions are also disclosed. The compositions and art ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Dynamic redundant area configuration in a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 7, 2009: US07559004 (56 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for dynamically configuring a redundant area of a physical page are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for dynamically configuring a redundant area of a page associated with a physical block of a non-volatile memory of a memory system includes ...


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Ravi Laxman
John N Gregg, Scott L Battle, Jeffrey I Banton, Donn K Naito, Ravi K Laxman: Method and apparatus to help promote contact of gas with vaporized material. Advanced Technology Materials, Vincent K Gustafson, Intellectual Property Technology Law, Maggie Chappuis, July 7, 2009: US07556244 (13 worldwide citation)

Vaporizable material is supported within a vessel to promote contact of an introduced gas with the vaporizable material, and produce a product gas including vaporized material. A heating element supplies heat to a wall of the vessel to heat vaporizable material disposed therein. The vessel may compr ...


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yuan xing Lee
Yuan Xing Lee: Read/write channel embedded on-chip optimization. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Patrick Duncan, July 7, 2009: US07558012 (2 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide optimization of read/write channels in a recording system by embedding channel optimization algorithm/procedure into the channels, or a system-on-chip (SOC) where a read/write channel is integrated with a disk drive controller, according to an Embedded Ch ...


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Keith L Milliman: Surgical stapling device having trigger lock and associated lockout mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 7, 2009: US07556186 (421 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device including a self-righting anvil assembly includes an anvil center rod and a pivotable anvil head. The surgical stapling device includes an anvil retainer assembly having a locking member. A cam member is provided to retain the locking member in a locked position and, thus, ...


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Frank J Viola: Surgical instrument with flexible drive mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 7, 2009: US07556185 (373 worldwide citation)

A drive mechanism for use with a surgical instrument includes a rotatable drive member, a crank operatively coupled to the drive member; a clutch operatively coupled to the crank, wherein rotational motion of the drive member causes oscillating movement of the clutch; and a gear rotatably coupled to ...


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John A Rogers, Dahl Young Khang, Etienne Menard: Stretchable semiconductor elements and stretchable electrical circuits. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, July 7, 2009: US07557367 (295 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods and devices for fabricating printable semiconductor elements and assembling printable semiconductor elements onto substrate surfaces. Methods, devices and device components of the present invention are capable of generating a wide range of flexible electronic and optoe ...


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Michael J Drews, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven R Bacich: Attachment device and methods of using the same. Arbor Surgical Technologies, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, July 7, 2009: US07556647 (261 worldwide citation)

Devices for attaching a first mass and a second mass and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. The devices can be made from an resilient, elastic or deformable materials. The devices can be used to attach a heart valve ring to a biological annulus. The devices can also be used for woun ...


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Yigal Brandman, Kevin M Conley: Nonvolatile memory with variable read threshold. SanDisk Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve Sampson, July 7, 2009: US07558109 (196 worldwide citation)

Data is read from a nonvolatile memory array using one or more read voltages that are adjusted during memory life. Programming target voltages and read voltages may be adjusted together over memory life to map memory states to an increasingly wide threshold window. Individual memory states are mappe ...


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Harold J Vinegar: Solution mining dawsonite from hydrocarbon containing formations with a chelating agent. Shell Oil Company, July 7, 2009: US07556095 (182 worldwide citation)

A method for treating an oil shale formation comprising dawsonite includes providing heat from one or more heaters to the formation to heat the formation. Hydrocarbon fluids are produced from the formation. At least some dawsonite in the formation is decomposed with the provided heat. A chelating ag ...