Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Huazhi Li, Qing Min Wang: Method of forming metal-containing layer using organometallic compounds. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, S Matthew Cairns, September 6, 2011: US08012536 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods of forming metal-containing layers are provided where heteroleptic organometallic compounds containing at least one formamidinate ligand are conveyed in a gaseous form to a reactor; and films comprising a metal are deposited on a substrate. These heteroleptic organometallic compounds have im ...

William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, Alexander G Gounares, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Michael Connolly, Daniel S Glasser, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Melora Zaner Godsey: Virtual entertainment. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08012023 (202 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods that provide for a virtual reality entertainment system that supplies immersive entertainment and creates a sensation for a user similar to having guests in a remote location to be physically present as virtual guests. Such virtual reality entertainment system can supply a graphi ...

William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, William J Bolosky, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer: Hardware architecture for cloud services. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08014308 (86 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate dynamically allocating resources (e.g., hardware, software, . . . ) supported by a third party service provider. The third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by severa ...

yuan xing Lee
George Mathew, Yuan Xing Lee, Hongwei Song, Jefferson E Singleton: Systems and methods for using an on-the-fly CBD estimate to adjust fly-height. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, September 6, 2011: US08014099 (15 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for using channel bit density estimates to adjust fly-height. For example, various embodiments of the present invention provide methods for adaptively adjusting fly-height. Such methods include providing a storage medium that i ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Monolithically integrated semiconductor materials and devices. Massachuesetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 6, 2011: US08012592 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and structures for monolithically integrating monocrystalline silicon and monocrystalline non-silicon materials and devices are provided. In one structure, a semiconductor structure includes a silicon substrate and a first monocrystalline semiconductor layer disposed over the silicon substra ...

Durga Malladi
Durga P Malladi, Alkinoos Hector Vayanos: Mitigation of link imbalance in a wireless communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Rupit M Patel, September 6, 2011: US08014363

Techniques to mitigate the effects of link imbalance for the uplink between a terminal (or UE) and multiple base stations (or Node Bs). In one aspect, the serving base station (i.e., the one designated to transmit packet data to the terminal) monitors the uplink received SNR for each terminal design ...

Theodore B Achacoso, D Wayne Silby: Centrifugal communication and collaboration method. Groupserve IT Trust, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, September 6, 2011: US08015495 (532 worldwide citation)

A method of facilitating communications and collaboration of a group of plural remote participants comprises steps of receiving information over an information communications network from a first group participant; pushing, over the network to at least one other group participant, an access via an a ...

Thomas Thaler, Georg Dickmann, Eric Roth, Christoph Heidelberger: Reference time distribution over a network. SMSC Holdings r l, September 6, 2011: US08014423 (447 worldwide citation)

A reference time distribution system and method use a data transmission network having a plurality of nodes to distribute the House Sync signal. A network-wide time signal is generated using a reference time generator, and the network-wide time signal is then distributed over the network to the plur ...

Stanislaw Marczyk, Joseph Bender Zanoni: Retraction mechanism with clutch-less drive for use with a surgical apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 6, 2011: US08011551 (381 worldwide citation)

A retraction mechanism allows the full distal retraction of the firing drive from various positions. The retraction mechanism has been developed for use with a hand held surgical apparatus. An embodiment of the retraction mechanism includes a drive member, a first pulley, a second pulley, and a firi ...

Danyel Tarinelli, Ernie Aranyi, Richard Simpson, Sachin Shah: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 6, 2011: US08011555 (381 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a cartridge assembly defining a tissue contacting surface and a longitudinally extending elongate slot; an anvil assembly defining a tissue contacting surface and a longitudinally extending elongate slot; a surgical buttress releasably secured t ...