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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Yoichi Kubota: Manufacture of mountable capped chips. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 13, 2010: US07754537 (14 worldwide citation)

A wafer or a portion of a wafer including capped chips such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) chips is provided with terminals by applying a terminal-bearing element such as a dielectric element with terminals and leads thereon, or a lead frame, so that the terminal-bearing element covers the caps, and ...


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Robert Senzig
Xiaoye Wu, Robert F Senzig, Deborah Joy Walter, James W LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk: Diagnostic imaging two non K-edge basis materials plus N K-edge contrast agents. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, July 13, 2010: US07756239 (3 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic imaging system in an example comprises a high frequency electromagnetic energy source, a detector, a data acquisition system (DAS), and a computer. The high frequency electromagnetic energy source emits a beam of high frequency electromagnetic energy toward an object to be imaged and be ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Francois J Blouin: Self-provisioning node and network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, July 13, 2010: US07756959 (11 worldwide citation)

An operating network comprising a large number of nodes interconnected by links determines potential link-capacity enhancement with the help of a companion phantom network. In one embodiment, the operating network and the phantom network are topologically coincident and each node participates in see ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Bimodal burst switching. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, July 13, 2010: US07756141 (5 worldwide citation)

In a first mode of burst communication in a telecommunication network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless core nodes, data bursts are formulated at the edge nodes, respective burst descriptors are communicated to a controller of a core node, and burst-transfer schedules are ...


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Chad P Boudreaux, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical stapling instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 13, 2010: US07753245 (406 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a shaft, an end effector movable relative to the shaft, a locking mechanism configured to engage the shaft and/or end effector to fix the relative relationship between the shaft and end effector, and a closure system configured to close the end effector and engage the ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Mark S Ortiz, Leslie M Fugikawa: Endoscopic surgical instrument with a handle that can articulate with respect to the shaft. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, July 13, 2010: US07753904 (366 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument particular suited to endoscopic use is disclosed. Various embodiments include an end effector that is sized to be inserted through a trocar. An elongated shaft assembly is coupled to the end effector and a control handle. The elongated shaft assembly has a distal portion that i ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai: Methods and apparatus for intravascularly-induced neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, July 13, 2010: US07756583 (266 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for intravascularly-induced neuromodulation using a pulsed electric field, e.g., to effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, necrosis and/or inducement of apoptosis, alteration of gene expression, changes in cytokine upregulation, etc., in target n ...


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Binh T Nguyen, Craig A Paulsen: Apparatus and method for gaming tournament network. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, July 13, 2010: US07753790 (215 worldwide citation)

A gaming system may include a number of gaming units and a host computer operatively coupled to the gaming units, and be configured to allow a gaming tournament to be conducted. Each of the gaming units may comprise a video display unit, a microphone, a camera, a speaker and a gaming unit controller ...


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Jay S Walker, Robert C Tedesco, James A Jorasch: Methods and apparatus for determining hybrid wagering game sessions. IGT, K&L Gates, July 13, 2010: US07753770 (169 worldwide citation)

In accordance with some embodiments, a plurality of outcomes are generated and used to create a video presentation of representative outcomes of a wagering game. The video presentation is recorded onto a tangible medium (e.g., DVD or CD-ROM) or otherwise provided to a player (e.g., the player may ac ...