James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Identifying and generating olfactory cohorts based on olfactory sensor input. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, October 18, 2011: US08041516 (8 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating olfactory cohorts. Olfactory data is received from a set of chemical sensors. The olfactory data describes a set of olfactory patterns for an air sample. The olfactory data is processed to identify attributes of pa ...

Eb Eshun
Anil K Chinthakindi, Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Jeffrey B Johnson, Jonghae Kim, Jean Oliver Plouchart, Anthony K Stamper: Passive components in the back end of integrated circuits. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony J Canale, October 18, 2011: US08039354 (3 worldwide citation)

Passive components are formed in the back end by using the same deposition process and materials as in the rest of the back end. Resistors are formed by connecting in series individual structures on the nth, (n+1)th, etc levels of the back end. Capacitors are formed by constructing a set of vertical ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Jens Uwe Schluetter, Harris C Brumfield, Robert A West, Sagy Pundak Mintz: System and method for randomizing orders in an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 18, 2011: US08041622 (2 worldwide citation)

When a trading application on a client terminal receives a trade order, a randomizer application may automatically randomize one or more order parameters to generate a randomized order. For example, an order quantity, a price level, and/or a time period between sending any two consecutive orders may ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy Mintz, Ryan Andrews, Scott Singer, Jens Uwe Schluetter: Method and interface for historical display of market information. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 18, 2011: US08041623 (1 worldwide citation)

Trading software may receive information from an exchange. The trading software may track historical bid and ask information for a tradeable object. The trading software may display historical market depth information for the tradeable object on a trading screen.

John Yamamoto
Anthony Rocco Cartolano, Sergei Vladimirovich Ivanov, Cheryl Irene Teich, John Hiroshi Yamamoto: Synthesis of amine boranes. Rohm and Haas Company, Air Products and Chemicals, Kenneth Crimaldi, October 18, 2011: US08039666

A method for preparing an amine borane from an alkali metal borohydride and an amine salt. The alkali metal borohydride is allowed to react with 0.95 to 1.05 equivalents of the amine salt in a solvent which contains water and an amine.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba: Small chips with fan-out leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 18, 2011: US08039363

A method of expanding the contact pitch for un-diced chips in an array by pre-slicing the array in a first direction, attaching a lead frame to the chips' contacts, and then slicing the array and attached lead frame in the second direction. The lead frame has leads mechanically connected one another ...

Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, October 18, 2011: US08038102 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...

Dinesh Ramegowda
Mohammed Ibrahim, Dinesh Ramegowda: Enhanced situational awareness system and method. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 18, 2011: US08040258 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for enhancing the situational awareness of an operator. Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) traffic data transmitted by a traffic entity are received. The ADS-B traffic data are processed to determine traffic entity position. The traffic entity posit ...

William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Free piston electromagnetic engine. The Invention Science Fund I, Workman Nydegger, October 18, 2011: US08037852 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of operating an internal combustion engine are disclosed that may include a first piston slidably disposed in a first cylinder having a first and a second closed end, and a first converter operable with the first cylinder. The first converter may be configured to convert mechanical energy to ...

Michael Bettuchi, Brian Nentwick: Staple buttress retention system. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 18, 2011: US08038045 (329 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument is provided having systems for securing buttress material to the anvil and staple containing cartridge associated with the surgical instrument. The system includes a retainer configured to engage the anvil or the staple containing cartridge and capture the buttress mat ...