Alan Sliski, Kenneth Gall: Programmable radio frequency waveform generator for a synchrocyclotron. Still River Systems, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 1, 2009: US07626347 (97 worldwide citation)

A synchrocyclotron comprises a resonant circuit that includes electrodes having a gap therebetween across the magnetic field. An oscillating voltage input, having a variable amplitude and frequency determined by a programmable digital waveform generator generates an oscillating electric field across ...

Fred J Molz IV, Jeff R Justis: Coupling assemblies for spinal implants. December 1, 2009: US07625394 (97 worldwide citation)

The forces exerted on a spinal implant by one or more coupling assemblies are controlled to facilitate the use of the implant in spinal stabilization and other procedures. The coupling assemblies are structured to distribute the forces exerted on the implant while engaging the implant to the couplin ...

John W Hebeler, Prasad V Kunchakarra, Thomas L Dietz III: Media data usage measurement and reporting systems and methods. Arbitron, Katten Muchin Rosenman, December 1, 2009: US07627872 (97 worldwide citation)

An audience measurement system for gathering data reflecting usage of media data by a user by means of a user system. The user system preprocesses the gathered data into micro-level report objects.

John R Boehringer, John Karpowicz, Christopher L Radl, Kevin P Klocek: Apparatus and method for suction-assisted wound healing. Boehringer Technologies, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, December 1, 2009: US07625362 (95 worldwide citation)

A system for treating a wound with suction is provided. The system comprises a wound cover, a pump having an input port and an output port, the input port providing suction to the wound via the wound cover, and a reservoir coupled to the output port of the pump. The reservoir is adapted to receive e ...

Jon Croy, John Gordon Hines: Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) location based conferencing. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, December 1, 2009: US07626951 (90 worldwide citation)

A Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) device uses its location to narrow down known and unknown potential VoIP third parties meeting the user's criteria, based on their physical proximity to the initial caller and other pre-determined characteristics, to join in a phone conference. A VoIP soft switc ...

Benjamin C Chamberlain, Bruce C Jones, Christopher M Street, David F Gainer, Eric B Vigesaa: Variable formatting of cells. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, Ryan T Grace, December 1, 2009: US07627812 (89 worldwide citation)

Variable formatting for cells in computer spreadsheets, tables, and other documents is provided. For a selected range of cells, cell formats vary with the value in each cell (or an associated value). Formats can include color-scale backgrounds, in-cell elements (e.g., icons and data bars), and other ...

Paul Ferrari: Joint axis for coordinate measurement machine. Hexagon Metrology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 1, 2009: US07624510 (88 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention comprises a coordinate measurement apparatus that includes an articulated arm having a first end, a second end, and plurality of jointed arm segments therebetween, each arm segment including at least one position transducer. A measurement probe assembly is coupled ...

John Gilman Chapman Jr, Tony Gray: Adjustable display resolution for thermostat. Ranco Incorporated of Delaware, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, December 1, 2009: US07624931 (88 worldwide citation)

A visual display system for use with a digital thermostat is provided. The visual display system provides an adjustable display resolution for the temperature readout provided thereon. This adjustable display resolution may be changed as desired by a user via a resolution adjustment menu. The displa ...

Haining S Yang: FinFET with sublithographic fin width. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, H Daniel Schnurmann, December 1, 2009: US07625790 (87 worldwide citation)

At least one recessed region having two parallel edges is formed in an insulator layer over a semiconductor layer such that the lengthwise direction of the recessed region coincides with optimal carrier mobility surfaces of the semiconductor material in the semiconductor layer for finFETs to be form ...

Richard Perham Helliwell, Richard Fitzhugh Wrenn, Edward A Gardner: Controlling command message flow in a network. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 1, 2009: US07627627 (86 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling command message flow in a network including a server and a client. A command window, comprising a maximum number of command messages that may be outstanding at the server, is included in messages sent from the server to the client. The value of the command window at the serv ...

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