Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Massively multi-level optical data storage using subwavelength sized nano-grating structures. EMC Corporation, Stephen C Beuerle, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, April 13, 2010: US07697391

An information storage apparatus uses an optical data element (nano-grating) with features that are smaller than the wavelength of light. The optical data element alters one or more properties of the light such as reflected amplitude, polarization, phase, wavelength, and spatial orientation to encod ...

Ulrich Klostermann
Rainer Leuschner, Ulrich Klostermann: Integrated circuits; method for manufacturing an integrated circuit; method for decreasing the influence of magnetic fields; memory module. Qimonda, ALTIS Semiconductor SNC, Slater & Matsil L, April 13, 2010: US07697322 (27 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention relate generally to integrated circuits, to a method for manufacturing an integrated circuit, to a method for decreasing the influence of magnetic fields, and to a memory module. In an embodiment of the invention, an integrated circuit having a magnetic tunnel junction i ...

Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697479 (14 worldwide citation)

A self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system is disclosed. The system includes a handoff manager (108), which receives information about a position and movement of the mobile nodes (102a, 102b, 102c and 102d) present in the mobile network (100). The handoff manager learns the cover ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimal and adaptive process unification of decision support functions associated with managing a chaotic event. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, April 13, 2010: US07698246 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying information related to a chaotic event. A mathematical optimization algorithm is used to select a first optimal decision set for a user. The mathematical optimization algorithm takes as input a decision template, chaotic event information, at least one constraint, and a user ...

Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697456 (6 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary fa ...

Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, John Eric Tkaczyk, James W LeBlanc, Yanfeng Du, Robert F Senzig: Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Jason K Klindtworth, April 13, 2010: US07697659 (5 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 ...

Craig Allen
Douglas Stevenson, Craig Allen Gooding: Method and system for augmenting and tracking web content. Vibrant Media, Fenwick & West, April 13, 2010: US07698311 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for augmenting data from a source data file with data from a reference database to generate an augmented data file and tracking the augmented data file is provided. The system includes a reference database including at least one reference datum. A handler component is configured to retrieve ...

Ulrich Klostermann
Ulrich Klostermann: Integrated circuit, memory cell, memory module, method of operating an integrated circuit, and method of manufacturing a memory cell. Qimonda, ALTIS Semiconductor SNC, Slater & Matsil L, April 13, 2010: US07697313 (3 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes an arrangement of memory cells. Each memory cell is connected to a programming current path used for programming the memory cell, and a sensing current path used for sensing the memory state of the memory cell. The programming current path ...

Sumit Agarwal
Wesley Chan, Sumit Agarwal, Rama Ranganath: Method and system for providing targeted documents based on concepts automatically identified therein. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, April 13, 2010: US07697791 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing a graphical document are provided. A graphical document is processed to identify one or more ideas associated with the graphical document. The identified ideas may be used to determine concepts to associate with the first electronic document and suggest those concep ...