Craig Allen
Jon Robert DeLong, Craig Allen Bielek, Tommy Dee Hayes, Benjamin Arnette Lagrange, Scott F Johnson: Airfoil shape for a turbine bucket and turbine incorporating same. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, June 8, 2010: US07731483 (19 worldwide citation)

Third stage turbine buckets have airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z′ set forth Table I wherein X and Y values are in inches and the Z′ values are non-dimensional values from 0 to 1 convertible to Z distances in inches by multiplying the Z′ val ...

Ana Londergan
Ana R Londergan, Bangalore R Natarajan, Evgeni Gousev, James Randolph Webster, David Heald: MEMS cavity-coating layers and methods. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 8, 2010: US07733552 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices, methods, and systems comprising a MEMS device, for example, an interferometric modulator, that comprises a cavity in which a layer coats multiple surfaces. The layer is conformal or non-conformal. In some embodiments, the layer is formed by atomic layer deposition (ALD). Preferably, the lay ...

Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, David H Hanes: Operating system recovery across a network. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 8, 2010: US07734959

A system comprises a first network device and a second network device coupled via a network to the first network device. The first network device initiates a recovery across the network of an operating system of the second network device.

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Stephanie Serreau, Fabienne Desdevises: Process for the preparation of acrylic acid comprising a partial oxidation of propane to propylene. Arkema France, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, June 8, 2010: US07732639

The invention relates to a method for preparing acrylic acid by oxidizing propylene and then acrolein, involving the recycling of gases that had not reacted by means of a partial oxidation of the propane, in parallel, at the end of the acrylic acid recovery step, then returning, to the propylene-con ...

Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Thomas Korte: Managing on-line advertising using metrics such as return on investment and/or profit. Google, Straub & Pokotylo, John C Pokotylo, June 8, 2010: US07734503 (41 worldwide citation)

To help advertisers to manage their online advertising, some business metric, such as ROI, profit, gross profit, etc., may be estimated and/or tracked with respect to an ad campaign, or a portion of the ad campaign. An advertiser may provide a business metric target, such as a target ROI, a target g ...

Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, Kai Zhang: Multi-polymer hydrogels. Zimmer, Woods Rogers, June 8, 2010: US07731988 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a multi-polymer hydrogel article having a first polymeric, water-swellable material and a second polymeric material, organized such that a first region substantially comprises the first polymeric, water-swellable material, a second region adjacent the first region comprises a ...

Kengo Akimoto, Tatsuya Honda, Norihito Sone: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Husch Blackwell Sanders, June 8, 2010: US07732819 (2716 worldwide citation)

An object is to provide a semiconductor device of which a manufacturing process is not complicated and by which cost can be suppressed, by forming a thin film transistor using an oxide semiconductor film typified by zinc oxide, and a manufacturing method thereof. For the semiconductor device, a gate ...


Richard W Timm, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical stapling and cutting instrument with improved anvil opening features. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 8, 2010: US07731072 (383 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that has an elongate channel assembly configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil assembly may be movably and detachably coupled to the elongate channel assembly. In various embodiments, the anvil assembly may have a pair of trunnions pivotally received ...

Bao Tran: Mesh network personal emergency response appliance. Tran & Associates, June 8, 2010: US07733224 (318 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system includes one or more wireless nodes forming a wireless mesh network; a user activity sensor including a wireless mesh transceiver adapted to communicate with the one or more wireless nodes using the wireless mesh network; and a digital monitoring agent coupled to the wireless tra ...