Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive comprising slanted line servo bursts having a varying tilt angle. Western Digital Technologies, March 29, 2011: US07916416 (103 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk having servo data defining a plurality of servo tracks. The servo data comprises a preamble comprising a varying length across a radius of the disk, and a plurality of slanted line servo bursts recorded at a tilt angle with respect to the preamble. The til ...

Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Abhishek Dhanda, Jie Yu: Disk drive rotating phase based servo bursts based on radial location of head. Western Digital Technologies, March 29, 2011: US07916422 (101 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of servo tracks defined by a plurality of servo sectors, wherein each servo sector comprises a plurality of servo bursts, and each servo burst comprises a predetermined phase. After positioning the head over one ...

Private Ugochukwu Njoku
Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Charles W Gainey, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Louis C Ricci, Gustav E Sittmann: Exception condition determination at a control unit in an I/O processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, March 29, 2011: US07917813

A computer program product, apparatus, and method for providing exception condition feedback at a control unit to a channel subsystem in an I/O processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instructions fo ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard A Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for quality control in healthcare settings to continuously monitor outcomes and undesirable outcomes such as infections, re-operations, excess mortality, and readmissions. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, March 29, 2011: US07917478 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for inferring a probability of a first inference. The inference is related to identification of a cause of an outcome in a healthcare setting. A fact, related to the query, is related to the healthcare setting. The fact further relates to a network of interactions associated with the outcom ...

Craig Allen
Craig Allen Carnes, Robert Francis Pitman: Grooved, corner-ready wall base. Burke, Law Offices of James R Cypher, Charles R Cypher, March 29, 2011: US07914878 (4 worldwide citation)

A resilient wall base member manufactured with pre-scored grooves to allow relatively short, straight lengths to be used for both flat walls and wall corner junctures without on site scoring operations or equipment. The lengths can either be pre-cut during manufacturing to convenient lengths or can ...

Eb Eshun
Anil Kumar Chinthakindi, Douglas Duane Coolbaugh, Keith Edward Downes, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Robert Mark Rassel, Anthony Kendall Stamper, Kunal Vaed: Method of integration of a MIM capacitor with a lower plate of metal gate material formed on an STI region or a silicide region formed in or on the surface of a doped well with a high K dielectric material. International Business Machines Corporation, H Daniel Schnurmann, Graham S Jones, March 29, 2011: US07915134 (1 worldwide citation)

A MIM capacitor is formed on a semiconductor substrate having a top surface and including regions formed in the surface selected from a Shallow Trench Isolation (STI) region and a doped well having exterior surfaces coplanar with the semiconductor substrate. A capacitor lower plate is either a lower ...

Erwin Meinders
Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Jacobus Hermanus Maria Neijzen: Recognizable patterns in adjacent tracks of ROM record carriers for simultaneous scanning for copy protection. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, March 29, 2011: US07916617

In order to distinguish a duplicated record carrier from an original record carrier, a pattern is included in a ROM type record carrier. The pattern is oriented perpendicular to the reading direction of the record carrier. During illegal duplication the spatial relationship is disturb which can be e ...

Vinayak Khairnar
Venkata P Palle, Sarala Balachandran, Nidhi Gupta, Vinayak Vasantrao Khairnar, Mandadapu Raghuramaiah, Abhijit Ray, Sunanda Ghose Dastidar: Substituted pyrazolo [3,4-b] pyridines as phosphodiesterase inhibitors. Ranbaxy Laboratories, March 29, 2011: US07915286

The present invention relates to phosphodiesterase (PDE) type IV selective inhibitors. Processes for the preparation of disclosed compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing the disclosed compounds and their use as PDE type IV selective inhibitors are provided. Prepared compounds correspond to ...

Kevin R Doll, Joshua R Uth, Charles J Scheib, Geoffrey C Hueil, Mark S Ortiz, Douglas B Hoffman, Patrick A Weizman, Dean B Bruewer, Gregory B Blair, Frederick E Shelton IV: Disposable loading unit with user feedback features and surgical instrument for use therewith. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 29, 2011: US07913891 (337 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit for operable attachment to a surgical stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may have a spent cartridge indication system for providing an indication of whether the loading unit has been previously fired. Other embodiments are disclosed that employ a blade monitori ...

Alex T Roth, Andrew H Hancock, Gary Weller, Gilbert Mata Jr, Craig Gerbi, James Gannoe, Christopher Julian: Single fold device for tissue fixation. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, March 29, 2011: US07914543 (304 worldwide citation)

A system for tissue approximation and fixation is described herein. A device is advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body to create one or several divisions or plications within a hollow body organ. The system comprises a stapler assembly having a tissue acquisition member and ...