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Allen Samuels, Richard Jensen, Zubin Dittia, Dan Decasper, Michael Ovsiannikov, Robert Plamondon: Systems and methods of using application and protocol specific parsing for compression. Citrix Systems, Choate Hall & Stewart, John D Lanza, Christopher J McKenna, November 17, 2009: US07619545 (83 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of storing previously transmitted data and using it to reduce bandwidth usage and accelerate future communications are described. By using algorithms to identify long compression history matches, a network device may improve compression efficiently and speed. A network device may ...


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Liang Shih Fan, Himanshu Gupta, Mahesh V Iyer: ) from gas mixtures, Separation of carbon dioxide (CO. The Ohio State University, Standley Law Group, November 17, 2009: US07618606 (82 worldwide citation)

A reaction-based process has been developed for the selective removal of carbon dioxide from a multicomponent gas mixture. The proposed process effects the separation of CO2 from a mixture of gases by its reaction with metal oxides. The Calcium based Reaction Separation for CO2 process consists of c ...


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Jim B Surjaatmadja, Matt Howell: Hydrajet bottomhole completion tool and process. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Baker Botts, November 17, 2009: US07617871 (81 worldwide citation)

Of the many assemblies and methods provided herein, one assembly includes a conduit adapted for installation in a well bore in a subterranean formation; one or more fluid jet forming nozzles disposed about the conduit; and one or more windows formed in the conduit and adapted to selectively allow a ...


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Lawrence B Wolff, Diego A Socolinsky, Christopher K Eveland: Color invariant image fusion of visible and thermal infrared video. Equinox Corporation, Jones Tullar & Cooper P C, November 17, 2009: US07620265 (80 worldwide citation)

A methodology for forming a composite color image fusion from a set of N gray level images takes advantage of the natural decomposition of color spaces into 2-D chromaticity planes and 1-D intensity. This is applied to the color fusion of thermal infrared and reflective domain (e.g., visible) images ...


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Kurt S Wilcox: Light-directing LED apparatus. Ruud Lighting, Jansson Shupe & Munger, November 17, 2009: US07618163 (78 worldwide citation)

LED apparatus for illumination toward a preferential side, including a light emitter having at least one LED on a base, a primary lens positioned over the light emitter and having a central axis, and a secondary lens placed with an inner surface surrounding the primary lens. The secondary lens has a ...


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Lutz Biedermann, Wilfried Matthis: Height-adjustable intervertebrae implant. Biedermann Motech, Christie Parker & Hale, November 17, 2009: US07618458 (75 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant for insertion between two vertebrae is disclosed. A first part has a first contact surface extending between its two ends a first guide surface extending out from the first contact surface. A second part has a second contact surface extending between its ends, and a second ...


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Wayne Carl Westerman, John G Elias: Identifying contacts on a touch surface. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, November 17, 2009: US07619618 (74 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of t ...


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James Spitler, Scott Schorer, Dennis Colleran: Implant assembly and method for use in an internal structure stabilization system. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, November 17, 2009: US07618442 (74 worldwide citation)

An assembly for use in spinal stabilization procedures having first and second bone anchor assemblies. Embodiments of the first bone anchor assembly may include an anchor, a poly-axial head, including a cavity, mated with the anchor such that the anchor is movable relative to the poly-axial head. Em ...


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Todd R Manion, Aaron W Cunningham, Noah Horton, Gursharan S Sidhu, Sandeep K Singhal: Collaboration spaces. Microsoft Corporation, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, November 17, 2009: US07620902 (73 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method and system enable users to create a social network providing access to other users. By providing access to such networks via a visual presentation, the system renders content available for access by other network members. Access is sometimes provided through propagation ...


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David F Sorrells, Gregory S Rawlins, Michael W Rawlins: RF power transmission, modulation, and amplification, including embodiments for generating vector modulation control signals. ParkerVision, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 17, 2009: US07620129 (72 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for vector combining power amplification are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a plurality of signals are individually amplified, then summed to form a desired time-varying complex envelope signal. Phase and/or frequency characteristics of one or more of the signals are contro ...