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Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois: Glycerol vaporization method. Arkema France, Hunton & Williams, April 3, 2012: US08148582

The subject matter of the present invention relates to a vaporization method of aqueous glycerol solutions in a fluidized bed containing an inert solid. The invention provides a method for vaporizing, in a single step, an aqueous glycerol solution and simultaneously eliminating the impurities presen ...


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yuan xing Lee
Weijun Tan, Hao Zhong, Yuan Xing Lee, Richard Rauschmayer, Shaohua Yang, Harley Burger, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Changyou Xu: Systems and methods for reducing attenuation of information derived from a defective medium. AGERE Systems, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, April 3, 2012: US08149527 (14 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data regeneration. For example, a method for data regeneration is disclosed that includes receiving a data input derived from a medium, determining a media defect corresponding to the data input, and determining an attenuat ...


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yuan xing Lee
George Mathew, Hongwei Song, Yuan Xing Lee: Dibit extraction for estimation of channel parameters. LSI Corporation, Mendelsohn Drucker & Associates P C, Kevin M Drucker, Steve Mendelsohn, April 3, 2012: US08149529 (5 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a storage-device-implemented method for estimating one or more channel parameters of a storage device including a read channel and a storage medium with a bit sequence stored on the storage medium. The method includes: (a) the storage device reading at least a portion of the bit s ...


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Jae Kyeong Jeong, Jong Han Jeong, Min Kyu Kim, Tae Kyung Ahn, Yeon Gon Mo, Hui Won Yang: Thin film transistor, method of manufacturing the same and flat panel display device having the same. Samsung Mobile Display, H C Park & Associates, April 3, 2012: US08148779 (351 worldwide citation)

A thin film transistor (TFT) using an oxide semiconductor as an active layer, a method of manufacturing the TFT, and a flat panel display device having the TFT include a gate electrode formed on a substrate; an active layer made of an oxide semiconductor and insulated from the gate electrode by a ga ...


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Chris Cheah: System for controlled distribution of user profiles over a network. April 3, 2012: US08150913 (255 worldwide citation)

An information management and distribution system is disclosed. The information management and distribution system facilitates the controlled exchange of contact information over a network. The system can support one or more of creation and design, rolodex, exchange, and update features. In one embo ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Douglas Sutton, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods for catheter-based renal denervation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, April 3, 2012: US08150520 (236 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for treating end-stage renal disease, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery, via high frequency ultrasound, via thermal techniques, etc. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or e ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Douglas Sutton, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods and apparatus for bilateral renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, April 3, 2012: US08150519 (229 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for bilateral renal neuromodulation, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery, via high frequency ultrasound, via thermal techniques, etc. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or el ...


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Lionel Wolovitz, Tim Collins: Service management system and associated methodology of providing service related message prioritization in a mobile client. Visto Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, April 3, 2012: US08150431 (185 worldwide citation)

A method for managing service messages on a mobile device, the method including receiving at least one service message, assigning a priority to the at least one service message, arranging a plurality of messages and the at least one service message in an electronic mail inbox based on a priority of ...


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Keith Milliman: Surgical instrument with safety mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 3, 2012: US08146790 (182 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a handle assembly, a safety mechanism, an elongated body portion and a head portion is disclosed. The handle assembly includes a stationary handle, an approximation mechanism, and a firing trigger. A lever of the safety mechanism is movable between a first position wh ...


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Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Renal nerve stimulation method and apparatus for treatment of patients. Ardian, Perkins Coie, April 3, 2012: US08150518 (176 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for treatment of heart failure, hypertension and renal failure by stimulating the renal nerve. The goal of therapy is to reduce sympathetic activity of the renal nerve. Therapy is accomplished by at least partially blocking the nerve with drug infusion or electrostimulation. A ...