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 (263 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 (241 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 (216 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 (200 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 ...

Chen Hua Yu, Jing Cheng Lin: Embedded wafer-level bonding approaches. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Slater & Matsil L, January 29, 2013: US08361842 (176 worldwide citation)

A method includes providing a carrier with an adhesive layer disposed thereon; and providing a die including a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface. The die further includes a plurality of bond pads adjacent the second surface; and a dielectric layer over the plurality of bond ...

Manoj Kumar Vijayan, Deepak Raghunath Attarde, Srikant Viswanathan: Content aligned block-based deduplication. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 29, 2013: US08364652 (173 worldwide citation)

A content alignment system according to certain embodiments aligns a sliding window at the beginning of a data segment. The content alignment system performs a block alignment function on the data within the sliding window. A deduplication block is established if the output of the block alignment fu ...