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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, David B Tuckerman, Giles Humpston, Richard Dewitt Crisp: Methods for forming connection structures for microelectronic devices. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 14, 2010: US07793414 (12 worldwide citation)

Provided are connection structures for a microelectronic device and methods for forming the structure. A substrate is included having opposing surfaces and a plurality of holes extending through the surfaces. Also included is a plurality of electrically conductive posts. Each post extends from a bas ...


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Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji: Film growth system and method. Sisom Thin Films, Robert J Lauf, September 14, 2010: US07793611 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for depositing a solid film onto a substrate from a reagent solution includes a reservoir of solution maintained at a low temperature to inhibit homogeneous reactions. The solution contains multiple ligands to control temperature stability and shelf life. The chilled solution is periodi ...


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Fred Thomas
Michael J Barber, William G McCollom, Fred C Thomas: Network attached storage (NAS) server having a plurality of automated media portals. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 14, 2010: US07797396

According to one embodiment, a system comprises a network attached storage (NAS) server not having a general-purpose user input device. The NAS server comprises local data storage and a plurality of automated media portals each operable for receiving a direct communicative coupling of a portable sto ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Stephen O Lemay, Jessica Kahn, Sarah Wilkin, David Hyatt, Jens Alfke, Wayne Loofbourrow: Live content resizing. Apple, Fenwick & West, September 14, 2010: US07797643 (18 worldwide citation)

A user interface comprises an interactive control and method for quickly changing the amount of text displayed in each item in a list of text items. The control allows the user to choose from a large range of choices for how much text is displayed and provides live updates of the changes. The method ...


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Christopher J Hess, Jerome R Morgan, William B Weisenburgh II, James W Voegele, Mark S Ortiz, Michael J Stokes, Carl Shurtleff, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical staples having compressible or crushable members for securing tissue therein and stapling instruments for deploying the same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 14, 2010: US07794475 (453 worldwide citation)

A staple having a crown, a deformable leg extending from the crown, and a spring extending from the crown configured to compress tissue between the spring and the deformable member. Owing to the flexibility of the spring, the staple can accommodate a wide range of tissue thicknesses while still comp ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Disposable motor-driven loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 14, 2010: US07793812 (403 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connected position when the di ...


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Bruce F Balent: Distributed personal automation and shopping method, apparatus, and process. Marcia A Devon, September 14, 2010: US07797204 (345 worldwide citation)

A business method utilizing a system comprising one or more distributed computers, application software, off-the-shelf peripheral components including keyboard-and-mouseless data entry (KDE) devices, business processes, human and KDE device readable data, related information on removable data storag ...


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David E Fowler, Sateeshchandra S Bajikar: Head integrated touchdown sensor for hard disk drives. Western Digital, September 14, 2010: US07796356 (189 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a disk drive is described. The disk drive includes media such as one or more disks, a slider and a head residing on the slider. The head has an air-bearing surface (ABS) and includes a touchdown sensor proximate to the ABS. The touchdown sensor is capable of detecti ...


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David C Gelvin, Lewis D Girod, William J Kaiser, William M Merrill, Fredric Newberg, Gregory J Pottie, Anton I Sipos, Sandeep Vardhan: Apparatus for compact internetworked wireless integrated network sensors (WINS). McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 14, 2010: US07797367 (152 worldwide citation)

The Wireless Integrated Network Sensor Next Generation (WINS NG) nodes provide distributed network and Internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment, facilities, and the environment. The WINS NG network is a new monitoring and control capability for appli ...