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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Teddy T C Chen, Eugene Chun Tsing Wu, John Yin Kwong Li, Jie Yu, Jonathan V Nguyen, Tuong M Vu, Guoxiao Guo: Disk drive writing wedge RRO values in a butterfly pattern. Western Digital Technologies, Howard H Sheerin Esq, August 18, 2009: US07576941 (110 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a plurality of servo sectors that define a plurality of tracks, and a head comprising a read element radially offset from a write element. The read element is positioned over a first track, and the first track is read to generate first read wedge repeatable runou ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Michael J Burns: System and method for providing a linear spread. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 18, 2009: US07577608 (13 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing a linear spread in an electronic trading environment are described. According to one example embodiment, a trading system can receive market information associated to a trading strategy, known as a spread. The trader may also define a market volatility parameter to ...


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Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical fastener and cutter with single cable actuator. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 18, 2009: US07575144 (482 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling rotation and actuation of an end effector on a surgical fastening device. In an exemplary embodiment, a single cable actuator is provided and is movable between a first position, in which it is effective to rotate an end effector without actuating (i. ...


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Dilip Khandekar, Dragutin Petkovic, Pratap Subrahmanyam, Bich Cau Le: Provisioning of computer systems using virtual machines. VMware, Rajeev Madnawat, August 18, 2009: US07577722 (371 worldwide citation)

A provisioning server automatically configures a virtual machine (VM) according to user specifications and then deploys the VM on a physical host. The user may either choose from a list of pre-configured, ready-to-deploy VMs, or he may select which hardware, operating system and application(s) he wo ...


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Matthew Bell: Interactive directed light/sound system. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 18, 2009: US07576727 (352 worldwide citation)

An interactive directed beam system is provided. In one implementation, the system includes a projector, a computer and a camera. The camera is configured to view and capture information in an interactive area. The captured information may take various forms, such as, an image and/or audio data. The ...


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Nima Mokhlesi, Roy Scheuerlein: Method of making three dimensional NAND memory. SanDisk 3D, Foley & Lardner, August 18, 2009: US07575973 (261 worldwide citation)

A method of making a monolithic, three dimensional NAND string including a first memory cell located over a second memory cell, includes growing a semiconductor active region of second memory cell, and epitaxially growing a semiconductor active region of the first memory cell on the semiconductor ac ...