Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed: Enabling uniformity of stacking process through bumpers. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 23, 2010: US07683468 (10 worldwide citation)

A stacked semiconductor chip assembly is disclosed, as are different embodiments relating to same. The stacked chip assembly preferably includes a plurality of units which include a substrate with microelectronic components mounted on each. The individual units desirably are thin and directly abut o ...

Benjamin Mattes
Baohua Qi, Benjamin R Mattes: Multifunctional conducting polymer structures. Santa Fe Science and Technology, Samuel M Freund, Cochran Freund & Young, March 23, 2010: US07683643 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes the use of conducting polymers as sensors in distributed sensing systems, as sensors and operating elements in multifunctional devices, and for conducting-polymer based multifunctional sensing fabrics suitable for monitoring humidity, breath, heart rate, blood (locatio ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Manuel Baca, Jean Marc Millet: Oxidation of propane to give acrylic acid using catalysts in a mixture of crystalline phases. Arkema, Baker Botts, March 23, 2010: US07683213 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for the production of acrylic acid from propane, in which a gas mixture comprising propane, water vapour and, optionally, an inert gas and/or molecular oxygen is passed over a catalyst, comprising a crystalline catalyst phase of formula (I) or (I′) TeaMolVbNbcOx (I) ...

Bahman Qawami
Alan Chiou, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet sharghi: Method of testing memory card operation. SanDisk Corporation, Vierra Magen Marcus & DeNiro, March 23, 2010: US07685478 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for testing operation of a memory card within an electronic host device. The system includes a flat flexible cable, or strip, for electrically coupling between the memory card slot in a host device and a test assembly. The test assembly may have a card slot for acce ...

Matthias Bauer
Paul D Brabant, Joseph P Italiano, Chantal J Arena, Pierre Tomasini, Ivo Raaijmakers, Matthias Bauer: Epitaxial semiconductor deposition methods and structures. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 23, 2010: US07682947 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods for depositing epitaxial films such as epitaxial Ge and SiGe films. During cooling from high temperature processing to lower deposition temperatures for Ge-containing layers, Si or Ge compounds are provided to the substrate. Smooth, thin, relatively defect-free Ge or SiGe layers result. Retr ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Multi-dimensional lattice network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, March 23, 2010: US07684389 (4 worldwide citation)

An N-dimensional lattice network that scales to capacities of the order of a Yotta bits per second (1024 bits per second) includes a plurality of sub-nets of edge module switches interconnected by an agile switching core. The agile core may be distributed. In the N-dimensional lattice network, each ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
David Michael Isaacson, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Method for forming low defect density alloy graded layers and structure containing such layers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 23, 2010: US07682952 (2 worldwide citation)

A structure and method of forming same, comprising a low threading density alloy graded layer, deposited according to a deposition temperature profile in correspondence with increasing alloy composition. In one embodiment, a first substantially relaxed alloy graded layer is deposited while varying a ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Richard Vickers: Multi-grained network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, March 23, 2010: US07684388 (2 worldwide citation)

A multi-grained network includes edge modules that switch high-variance multi-rate data traffic, and independent core modules that switch paths having different granularities. The core may include core modules that switch fixed-size data blocks, core modules that switch channels or bands of channels ...

Michinori Ichikawa, Takanori Tanite, Tadashi Kawata: Solid-state image sensor. Brainvision, Stanley Electric, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, March 23, 2010: US07683954 (328 worldwide citation)

A solid-state image sensor of a charge sorting method used in a time-of-flight measurement method, in which noise derived from background light, which is caused by the reflection light from the subject derived from background light is eliminated, reflection light from the subject derived from a pred ...

George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Realtime object tracking system. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, March 23, 2010: US07684592 (301 worldwide citation)

A real-time computer vision system tracks one or more objects moving in a scene using a target location technique which does not involve searching. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking ...