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Teddy T C Chen, Guoxiao Guo, Kuang Yang Tu: Disk drive writing wedge RRO data along a sinusoidal path to compensate for reader/writer offset. Western Digital Technologies, Howard H Sheerin Esq, September 1, 2009: US07583470 (106 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed including a disk having a plurality of tracks, wherein each track comprises a plurality of servo sectors. The disk drive further comprises a head having a read element offset from a write element by a reader/writer offset. The read element is positioned over a first track a ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Anwer Mujahid Khan, Richard A Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimizing project subdivision using data and requirements focuses subject to multidimensional constraints. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, September 1, 2009: US07584160 (18 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for creating optimized sub-projects for a project. Boundary conditions, input regarding output objects, and input regarding “as-is” data sources are received. The output objects are decomposed into data objects and logical processes used to create the output objects. Va ...

Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Abraham Benderly: Method for transesterification of triglycerides. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, September 1, 2009: US07582784 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for transesterification of triglycerides, especially those containing free fatty acids, with methanol. The method uses a catalyst derived from an acidic ion exchange resin. The catalyst is contacted with a reaction mixture containing a triglyceride and methanol under conditions suitable for ...

Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James Walter LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, September 1, 2009: US07583790 (4 worldwide citation)

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


Dana Gronbeck
James F Cameron, Dana A Gronbeck, George G Barclay: Multilayer photoresist systems. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Peter F Corless, Darryl P Frickey, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, September 1, 2009: US07582412 (16 worldwide citation)

Multilayer photoresist systems are provided. In particular aspects, the invention relates to underlayer composition for an overcoated photoresist, particularly an overcoated silicon-containing photoresist. Preferred underlayer compositions comprise one or more resins or other components that impart ...

Paul V Goode Jr, James H Brauker, Apurv U Kamath, Victoria Carr Brendel: System and methods for processing analyte sensor data. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 1, 2009: US07583990 (457 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for processing sensor analyte data, including initiating calibration, updating calibration, evaluating clinical acceptability of reference and sensor analyte data, and evaluating the quality of sensor calibration. During initial calibration, the analyte sensor data is evaluated o ...

Kerry D Brown, David Kevin Pariseau: Financial transactions with dynamic card verification values. Qsecure, Richard B Main, September 1, 2009: US07584153 (212 worldwide citation)

A payment card comprises an internal dynamic card verification value (CVV) generator and a user display for card-not-present transactions. Card-present transactions with merchant card readers are enabled by a dynamic magnetic array internally associated with the card's magnetic stripe. The user disp ...

Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhom, September 1, 2009: US07582058 (173 worldwide citation)

A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from the initial distraction corridor to a secondary distraction corridor and thereafter sequentially receiv ...

Niall R Lynam: Display device for exterior rearview mirror. Donnelly, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 1, 2009: US07581859 (168 worldwide citation)

An exterior mirror sub-assembly includes a reflective element, a back plate, and a display element having a light source that is activatable to emit light. The display element attaches to a display receiving portion of the back plate and the light source is activatable to emit light through the disp ...

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