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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 (3 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 ...


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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 ...


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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 (207 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 ...


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Michael P Whitman, Peter T Datcuk: Surgical device. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 14, 2012: US08241322 (186 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 ...


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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 (144 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 ...


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Michael Montemurro: WLAN network information caching. Research In Motion, Integral Intellectual Property, Miriam Paton, August 14, 2012: US08244241 (132 worldwide citation)

A WLAN client device maintains a history of profile-location associations. An association links a profile stored in the client device with a location in the vicinity of which the client device was connected to a wireless local area network matching the profile. While in a vicinity of a certain locat ...


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Rashidus S Mia, Robert J Anderson: Sparsed U-TDOA wireless location networks. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, August 14, 2012: US08242959 (126 worldwide citation)

In an overlay, U-TDOA-based, Wireless Location System, LMUs typically co-located with BTSs, are used to collect radio signaling both in the forward and reverse channels. Techniques are used to compensate for sparse LMU deployments where sections of the U-TDOA service area are uplink demodulation or ...



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