Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Zoned servo system. Western Digital Technologies, July 3, 2012: US08213106 (112 worldwide citation)

A disk drive includes a plurality of servo zones of different servo frequencies and a read channel. The disk drive also includes a frequency detector operable to determine a servo frequency associated with a servo sector. The read channel includes a voltage-controlled oscillator operable to provide ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Gre├ęgory Patience: Method for preparing acrylic acid from glycerol. Arkema France, Hunton & Williams, July 3, 2012: US08212070 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for preparing acrylic acid from an aqueous glycerol solution, comprising a first step of dehydration of the glycerol to acrolein, carried out in the gas phase in the presence of a catalyst and under a pressure of between 1 and 5 bar, and a second step of oxidation o ...

Tim McAbee
Pu Gu, Timothy S McAbee, James C Peters, Mark Patrick DeLong: Methods and systems for controlling temperature of a bushing. PPG Industries Ohio, Andrew C Siminerio, July 3, 2012: US08210002

Various embodiments of the present invention relate to glass fiber forming bushings, to methods of controlling the temperature of bushings having multiple segments, to systems of controlling the temperature of bushings having multiple segments, and to other systems and methods. In one embodiment, a ...

Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Dan J Baruzzini: Prismatic-shaped vortex generators. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, July 3, 2012: US08210482 (2 worldwide citation)

A prismatic vortex generator for attenuating flow separation which occurs during supersonic flow of air over structure such as an aircraft airfoil, its fuselage, surfaces forming a part of a jet engine inlet, or similar surfaces subjected to supersonic airflow. A series of prismatic vortex generator ...



Chris D. Palmby
Chris D Palmby: Cutting apparatus. July 3, 2012: US08209871

A cutting apparatus includes a housing that has a first end wall, a second end wall, a first side wall, a second side wall, a front wall and a rear wall. The first end wall has a blade aperture extending therethrough. A fixed blade is mounted in the housing and extends through the blade aperture. Th ...

Louis W Ricci, Mark P Bendyk, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Gustav E Sittmann, Harry M Yudenfriend, Matthew R Craig, Bret W Holley: Processing of data to perform system changes in an input/output processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, July 3, 2012: US08214562

A computer program product, an apparatus, and a method for processing communications between a target and an initiator an input/output processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instructions for executi ...

David C Yates, Frederick E Shelton IV, Bret W Smith, Brett E Swensgard, Ryan J Laurent: Motor-driven surgical cutting instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 3, 2012: US08210411 (395 worldwide citation)

A motor-driven surgical cutting and fastening instrument that comprises an end effector, a shaft connected to the end effector, and handle connected to the shaft. The end effector may comprise a cutting instrument that, when actuated, longitudinally traverses the end effector to cut tissue clamped i ...

Michael Bettuchi, Brian Nentwick: Staple buttress retention system. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 3, 2012: US08210414 (314 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 ...