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Garo Khanarian
Paul Joseph Popa, Garo Khanarian, Weijun Zhou, John R Ell: Method of making light emitting diodes. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Thomas S Deibert, September 4, 2012: US08257988

A method of making a light emitting diode (LED) having an optical element is provided, comprising: providing a curable liquid polysiloxane/TiO2 composite, which exhibits a refractive index of >1.61 to 1.7 and which is a liquid at room temperature and atmospheric pressure; providing a semiconductor l ...


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Garo Khanarian
Garo Khanarian, Paul Joseph Popa, John Ell, Weijun Zhou: High refractive index curable liquid light emitting diode encapsulant formulation. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Thomas S Deibert, September 4, 2012: US08258636

A curable liquid polysiloxane/TiO2 composite for use as a light emitting diode encapsulant is provided, comprising: a polysiloxane prepolymer with TiO2 domains having an average domain size of less than 5 nm, wherein the curable liquid polysiloxane/TiO2 composite contains 20 to 60 mol % TiO2 (based ...


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Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Anthony M Fadell, Jonathan P Ive: Highly portable media device. Apple, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, September 4, 2012: US08259444 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly por ...


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Michael Bettuchi, Brian Nentwick: Staple buttress retention system. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 4, 2012: US08256654 (362 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 ...


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Joseph P Orban III, Timothy Nolan: Annular support structures. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 4, 2012: US08257391 (302 worldwide citation)

Reinforcing lumen rings are configured and adapted for use in conjunction with a circular endoscopic stapling instrument having a staple cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly. The reinforcing lumen rings maintain anastomotic lumen, e.g. as formed by the circular endoscopic stapling apparatus, in ...


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Kevin Sniffin, Michael Soltz: Cartridge for applying varying amounts of tissue compression. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 4, 2012: US08256655 (208 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Jeffrey L Bleich, Gregory P Schmitz, Roy Leguidleguid, Jefferey Bleam: Guidewire exchange systems to treat spinal stenosis. Baxano, Shay Glenn, September 4, 2012: US08257356 (186 worldwide citation)

Guidewire exchange systems, devices and methods, for positioning and actuating surgical devices in a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body are described. A guidewire may be coupled to a surgical device for positioning and actuating (e.g., urging against a target tissue). The guide ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Christopher W Widenhouse: Methods and devices for providing access into a body cavity. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, September 4, 2012: US08257251 (161 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for providing surgical access into a body cavity. In one embodiment, a surgical access device is provided that includes a proximal housing and a distal retractor. At least one stability thread can extend around a perimeter of at least a portion of the distal retracto ...


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Walter M Weber, Ammar Al Ali, Lorenzo Cazzoli: Variable indication estimator. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 4, 2012: US08260577 (157 worldwide citation)

A variable indication estimator which determines an output value representative of a set of input data. For example, the estimator can reduce input data to estimates of a desired signal, select a time, and determine an output value from the estimates and the time. In one embodiment, the time is sele ...


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Supranamaya Ranjan: Detecting DNS fast-flux anomalies. Narus, Fernandez & Associates, September 4, 2012: US08260914 (152 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting automatically generated malicious domain names in a network. The method includes identifying a plurality of domain name service (DNS) queries in the network, wherein the plurality of DNS queries share a common attribute, analyzing, using a central processing unit (CPU) of a co ...