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Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Frans Adriaansen, Bhawesh Kumar: Apparatus for connecting panels. Sabic Innovations Plastics IP, Cantor Colburn, December 13, 2011: US08074418 (23 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are connectors for panels. In one embodiment a panel connector comprises, a connector comprising a rib-hinging geometry, wherein the rib-hinging geometry comprises living hinges, and wherein the rib-hinging geometry is capable of expanding in area. In another embodiment, a panel ass ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed, Vage Oganesian, David Ovrutsky, Laura Mirkarimi: Off-chip vias in stacked chips. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 13, 2011: US08076788 (54 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic assembly includes first and second stacked microelectronic elements, each having spaced apart traces extending along a front face and beyond at least a first edge thereof. An insulating region can contact the edges of each microelectronic element and at least portions of the traces ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert Chin Tse Chang, Henry Ricardo Hutton, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Haluk Kent Tanik, Ron Barzilai, Meytal Soffer, Mei Yan, Patricia Dwyer, Po Yuan, Bahman Qawami: Media card command pass through methods. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 13, 2011: US08078788 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods for transmitting application specific or extended commands between a host and a memory card are disclosed. Commands for an extended card protocol are embedded in messages, along with a marker, in the data or command portion of a base card transmission protocol that is used to communicate bet ...


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yuan xing Lee
George Mathew, Jeffrey Grundvig, Hongwei Song, Yuan Xing Lee: Fly-height control using asynchronous sampling. LSI Corporation, Mendelsohn Drucker & Associates P C, Craig M Brown, Steve Mendelsohn, December 13, 2011: US08077427 (4 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a hard-disk drive system performs fly-height control using a read-back mode and a loop-back mode. The read-back mode measures first and second harmonics pre-recorded on the medium and divides the first measurement by the second to obtain a read-back mode harmonic ratio. The loop-b ...


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Dario Vitali, Nicholas G Molitor, Thomas W Huitema, Robert L Koch Jr, Brian D Bertke, Kevin A Larson, Robert P Fuchs, Mark A Davison: Surgical clip applier methods. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, December 13, 2011: US08075571 (194 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier and methods for applying surgical clips to a vessel, duct, shunt, etc., during a surgical procedure are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a surgical clip applier is provided having a housing with a trigger movably coupled thereto and an elongate shaft extending therefrom ...


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Aristeidis Karalis, Rafif E Hamam, John D Joannopoulos, Marin Soljacic: Wireless energy transfer, including interference enhancement. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, December 13, 2011: US08076801 (166 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus for use in wireless energy transfer, which includes a first resonator structure configured for energy transfer with a second resonator structure over a distance D larger than characteristic sizes, L1 and L2, of the first and second resonator structures. A power generator is ...


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Yufeng Hu, Wentao Yan: Reducing thermal protrusion of a near field transducer in an energy assisted magnetic recording head. Western Digital, December 13, 2011: US08077418 (152 worldwide citation)

Methods of fabricating an energy-assisted magnetic recording (EAMR) head to compensate for a heat-induced protrusion of a near field transducer formed therein are disclosed. The methods can include applying optical power to the near field transducer to generate heat therein. The near field transduce ...


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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, December 13, 2011: US08075383 (143 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to allow players to wager on video games. The method disclosed herein can allow players to win or lose money while partaking in any video game previously played for entertainment purposes. A player can purchase play time on a game, play the game and ...



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