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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, Young Gon Kim, David B Tuckerman: Formation of circuitry with modification of feature height. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 19, 2010: US07816251 (3 worldwide citation)

A connection component for mounting a chip or other microelectronic element is formed from a starting unit including posts projecting from a dielectric element by crushing or otherwise reducing the height of at least some of the posts.


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Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer, Chantal Arena, Ronald Bertram, Pierre Tomasini, Nyles Cody, Paul Brabant, Joseph Italiano, Paul Jacobson, Keith Doran Weeks: Selective deposition of silicon-containing films. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 19, 2010: US07816236 (24 worldwide citation)

Chemical vapor deposition methods use trisilane and a halogen-containing etchant source (such as chlorine) to selectively deposit Si-containing films over selected regions of mixed substrates. Dopant sources may be intermixed with the trisilane and the etchant source to selectively deposit doped Si- ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Regulating data-burst transfer. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, October 19, 2010: US07817543 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods and apparatus for regulating the transfer of data bursts across a data network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by fast-switching optical core nodes. To facilitate switching at an electronic edge node, data bursts are organized into data segments of equ ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Large-scale packet switch. Maged E Beshai, October 19, 2010: US07817627 (7 worldwide citation)

A switching node comprises edge nodes interconnected by independent switch units. The switch units are arranged in at least one switch plane and the switch units of each switch plane are arranged in a matrix having several rows and several columns. Each edge node has a channel to a switch unit in ea ...


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Michael P Whitman, John E Burbank: Staple pocket arrangement for surgical stapler. Power Medical Interventions, Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, October 19, 2010: US07815092 (292 worldwide citation)

A staple pocket arrangement on the anvil portion of a surgical stapler device includes pairs of staple pockets corresponding to each one of a plurality of staples to be closed. The staple pockets may have a generally triangular shape when viewed from above. Each respective staple leg is received at ...


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David Stefanchik, Duane Linenkugel, Gregory J Bakos, Omar J Vakharia, James A Craft, Kurt R Bally: Endcap for use with an endoscope. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 19, 2010: US07815565 (258 worldwide citation)

A guide system for use with an endoscope, and a method of use is disclosed. The guide system can include a track, in the form of a rail, and a mating member for engaging the rail. The guide system can also include an accessory, such as an accessory guide tube through which a medical instrument can b ...


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Tom Freeman, Mike Kennewick: System and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based input. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, October 19, 2010: US07818176 (205 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based inputs is provided. A user utterance may be received at an input device, and a conversational, natural language processor may identify a request from the utterance. At least one advert ...


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Abraham Rabindranath Matthews, Alam Naveed: Distributed virtual system to support managed, network-based services. Fortinet, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, October 19, 2010: US07818452 (168 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for allocating network resources of a distributed virtual system to support managed, network-based services. According to one embodiment, a VR-based switch having multiple processing elements is configured for operation at an Internet POP. An NOS is provided on each ...