Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Correcting servo sectors in a disk drive. Western Digital Technologies, September 21, 2010: US07800853 (107 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk having a plurality of data tracks defined by a plurality of servo sectors, wherein each servo sector comprises a Gray coded address representing at least part of a track address. The disk drive further comprises a head actuated over the disk for detecting ...

Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Philip M Walker, Mark T Maguire, Kerwyn L Ballinger, Makarand P Gore: Point-of-sale enablement of optical storage media. Hewlett Packard Company, September 30, 2010: US20100251276-A1

A locking mechanism for an optical storage medium comprises a first portion that is installed on the optical storage medium and a second portion that is lockable to the first portion. When the first and second portions are locked together, the optical storage medium is unusable to access data stored ...

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, September 30, 2010: US20100245979-A1

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 ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Mintz Sagy Pundak: System and method for a risk check. TRADING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, Miller Scott M, September 30, 2010: WO/2010/111268

Systems and methods are described for a risk check. Risk check allows a trading strategy to proceed based on whether the order quantity for each leg of the trading strategy satisfies a certain condition When a trading strategy is initiated, the quantity for each of the orders to be submitted on beha ...

Dr. Jill S. Becker
Roger R Coutu, Jill S Becker, Douwe J Monsma: Reaction chamber with removable liner. Cambridge NanoTech, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, September 30, 2010: US20100247763-A1

A reaction chamber assembly for thin film deposition processes or the like includes an outer wall assembly for enclosing an outer volume and a removable liner installed into the outer volume through an outer aperture for preventing precursors or reactants from coming into contact with internal surfa ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy Pundak Mintz: System and Method for a Risk Check. Trading Technologies International, Mbhb Trading Technologies, September 30, 2010: US20100250423-A1

Various systems and methods are described herein for a risk check. The risk check bases a decision to allow a trading strategy to proceed on whether the order quantity for each leg of the trading strategy satisfies a certain condition. Particularly, when a trading strategy is initiated, the quantity ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Inference of anomalous behavior of members of cohorts and associate actors related to the anomalous behavior. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, September 28, 2010: US07805391 (54 worldwide citation)

Inferring a probability of a first inference absent from a database at which a query regarding the inference is received. The first inference relates to identifying anomalous behavior of cohorts members, which identification can be used to identify crimes that are particularly difficult to detect, s ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard A Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for deriving a hierarchical event based database optimized for analysis of complex accidents. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, September 28, 2010: US07805390 (41 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for inferring a probability of a first inference absent from a database at which a query regarding the inference is received. Each datum of the database is conformed to the dimensions of the database. Each datum of the plural ...

Ramandeep Ahuja
Ramandeep Ahuja, David P Gurney: System and method for maintaining a backup radio operating parameter list in a secondary use communication system. Motorola, Motorola, September 23, 2010: US20100238798-A1

A radio communication system (100) provides a radio air interface at a master node (102) for subscriber units associated with the master node. Among the subscriber units are several slave nodes (104, 106). The communication system has the ability to operate as a secondary user in unused spectrum por ...

Craig Allen
Trudy Hill, Jagdeep Singh Sahota, Kim Wagner, Christian Aabye, Anita Ochieano, Carole Oppenlander, William Chi Yuen Chan, Craig Allen Glendenning: Device, system and method for reducing an interaction time for a contactless transaction. Visa International Service Association, Bradley K DeSandro, Quarles & Brady, September 21, 2010: US07798394 (5 worldwide citation)

A method. The method comprises, at a reader, performing at least one transaction-based risk management process prior to energizing a contactless interface, initiating communication with a card utilized for the contactless transaction, receiving information associated with the card, and terminating c ...