Serge Le Gonidec
Serge Le Gonidec: Method and a device for calculating a starting or stop sequence for an engine. Snecma, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, January 29, 2013: US08364374 (1 worldwide citation)

The method serves to calculate a start sequence or a stop sequence for an engine, said sequence comprising a plurality of cues at which predetermined actions should be performed in the control of said engine. The method comprises: a step of obtaining at least one thermodynamic condition of said engi ...

Hani Badawi
Weiguo Liu, Morris S Young, M Hani Badawi: Low etch pit density (EPD) semi-insulating III-V wafers. AXT, Alston & Bird, January 29, 2013: US08361225

Systems and methods of manufacturing wafers are disclosed using a low EPD crystal growth process and a wafer annealing process are provided resulting in III-V/GaAs wafers that provide higher device yields from the wafer. In one exemplary implementation, there is provided a method of manufacturing a ...


Longzhi Jiang
Tesfaye Kebede Kidane, Timothy John Havens, Longzhi Jiang, Mark Haig Khachaturian, Zhenyu Zhang: System and method for modeling gradient coil operation induced magnetic field drift. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, January 29, 2013: US08362773

A system and method for modeling gradient coil operation induced magnetic field drift include a computer programmed to acquire a pulse sequence to be applied during an MR scan and determine a power spectrum of a plurality of gradient pulses of the pulse sequence. The computer is also programmed to c ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Joshua Uth: Surgical cutting and stapling instrument with self adjusting anvil. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 29, 2013: US08360297 (232 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil is coupled to the elongate channel and is configu ...

Aron O Zingman: Surgical stapling head assembly with firing lockout for a surgical stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 29, 2013: US08360296 (214 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a surgical stapling head is provided that may comprise a staple cartridge for supporting one or more staples, a core movable relative to the staple cartridge, at least one staple driver extending from the core, and a casing configured to at least partially hold the staple car ...

Michael A Zemlok, Adam J Ross, Russell Pribanic: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, January 29, 2013: US08360299 (187 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having a housing with an actuator and an elongated member extending from the housing. An end effector is disposed on one end of the elongated member. The end effector houses a plurality of fasteners that are operatively coupled to a plurality of pusher members. An actua ...

David Farascioni, John W Beardsley: Surgical instrument and loading unit for use therewith. Covidien, January 29, 2013: US08360298 (171 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly having a movable handle; an endoscopic portion extending distally from the handle and defining a longitudinal axis; a pair of jaw members; and a drive assembly. The jaw members are disposed adjacent a distal end o ...

Joel E Short, Florence C I Pagan, Josh J Goldstein: Systems and methods for providing content and services on a network system. Nomadix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 29, 2013: US08364806 (142 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for managing and providing content and services on a network system. Aspects of the invention include location-based determination of network content and services that may be provided to client computers. Other aspects of the invention include authorization and authentication com ...

Mohamed K Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Ibrahim M Elfadel, Rex J McCarthy, Walter M Weber, Robert A Smith: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 29, 2013: US08364226 (131 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of oxygen saturation and respiration rate in the measured signals during a calculation of a physiological parameter of a monitored patient. Use of this invention is d ...

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