Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston: Microelectronic packages fabricated at the wafer level and methods therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 14, 2012: US08241959

A method of making microelectronic packages includes making a subassembly by providing a plate having a top surface, a bottom surface and openings extending between the top and bottom surfaces, attaching a compliant layer to the top surface of the plate, the compliant layer having openings that are ...

yuan xing Lee
Yang Han, Kiran Gunnam, Shaohua Yang, Hao Zhong, Nils Graef, Yuan Xing Lee: Selectively strengthening and weakening check-node messages in error-correction decoders. LSI Corporation, Mendelsohn Drucker & Associates P C, Craig M Brown, Steve Mendelsohn, August 14, 2012: US08245098 (5 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an LDPC decoder has a plurality of check-node units (CNUs) and a controller. Initially, the CNUs generate check-node messages based on an initial offset value selected by the controller. If the decoder converges on a trapping set, then the controller selects new offset values for ...

Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: Method and system for global flow field management using distributed, surface-embedded, nano-scale boundary layer actuation. Bracewell & Giuliani, August 14, 2012: US08240616 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynam ...

yuan xing Lee
Shaohua Yang, Hao Zhong, Weijun Tan, Richard Rauschmayer, Yuan Xing Lee: Systems and methods for queue based data detection and decoding. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, August 14, 2012: US08245104 (4 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a variable iteration data processing system is disclosed that includes at least a first detector, a second detector, a decoder, and a queuing buffer. The first detector is operable to perform a ...

Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Paul D McClure, Charles J Chase, Robert R Boyd: Systems and methods for plasma jets. Lockheed Martin Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, August 14, 2012: US08242404

A plasma jet system includes a housing with a single opening. A plasma generator is coupled to ionize a fluid in the housing. An electromagnetic accelerator is coupled to generate an electric field that accelerates ionized fluid in the housing toward the opening. A controller can modulate the freque ...

Paul Millman, David Bailey, Dean Hoornaert, David Stephen Mintz, David Q Larkin: Robotic surgical instruments with a fluid flow control system for irrigation, aspiration, and blowing. Intuitive Surgical Operations, August 14, 2012: US08241271 (275 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the invention, a robotic surgical instrument is provided for the control of flows of one or more fluids into and out of a surgical site. The robotic surgical instrument may include a housing, a flow control system, a hollow tube, and one or more hose fittings. The housing to cou ...

Michael P Whitman, Peter T Datcuk: Surgical device. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 14, 2012: US08241322 (260 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is provided that includes a jaw portion with a first jaw and a second jaw moveable relative to the first jaw. The surgical device also includes a shaft portion coupled to a proximal end of the jaw portion. A driver is configured to cause relative movement of the jaw portion and the ...

Juergen A Kortenbach, Michael S McBrayer, Mark L Adams, Robert B DeVries, William H Stahley, Jeffrey M Wendlandt, William J Shaw, Alan Weisenborn: Tissue fastening devices and processes that promote tissue adhesion. Boston Scientific Scimed, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 14, 2012: US08241308 (190 worldwide citation)

The invention in certain aspects relates to a surgical fastener for fastening tissue segments having tissue surfaces. The fastener includes a first fastener member having a base and a piercing element connected to the base for piercing the tissue segments to be fastened, a second fastener member hav ...

Srinivas Narayanan, Alex Li, Chad Eugene Little, Namita Gupta, Peter Xiu Deng: Integrated social network environment. Facebook, Baker Botts L, August 14, 2012: US08244848 (181 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a system includes one or more computing systems that implement a social networking environment and are operable to access stored information including a plurality of nodes including a first set of user nodes that each correspond to a respective user and a second set of concept nod ...

Steve Porter Hotelling, Wei Chen, Christoph Horst Krah, John Greer Elias, Wei Hsin Yao, John Z Zhong, Andrew Bert Hodge, Brian Richards Land, Willem den Boer: Touch screen liquid crystal display. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, August 14, 2012: US08243027 (163 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a variety of forms. Touch sensing elements can be completely implemented within the LCD stackup but outside the not between the color filter ...