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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Hybrid implementation for error correction codes within a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 2, 2013: US08412879 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using different error correction code algorithms to encode and to decode contents of blocks within a non-volatile memory are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for storing data within a non-volatile memory includes identifying a first bloc ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Philip Damberg, Philip R Osborn: Microelectronic assembly with joined bond elements having lowered inductance. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 2, 2013: US08410618 (2 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic assembly includes a semiconductor chip having chip contacts exposed at a first face and a substrate juxtaposed with a face of the chip. A conductive bond element can electrically connect a first chip contact with a first substrate contact of the substrate, and a second conductive b ...


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Jack Hao
Zhiying Jin, Wei Xia, Gerald Honma, Jo Ann Kagawa, Jianxiu Hao: Voicemail notification server load balancing. Verizon Patent and Licensing, April 2, 2013: US08411826

A device receives, from a management server, an optimal number of threads, generates a dynamic thread based on the optimal number of threads, and retrieves, from a message store, a message based on the dynamic thread and when the message store is not empty. The device receives a binding from a voice ...


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Eric First, M.D.
FIRST ERIC R: COMPOSITIONS COSMETIQUES DE NEUROTOXINE COMPRENANT UN COMPOSANT DE TOXINE BOTULINIQUE, ET PROCEDES CORRESPONDANTS, COSMETIC NEUROTOXIN COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A BOTULINUM TOXIN COMPONENT AND METHODS. ALLERGAN, ALLERGAN, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, April 2, 2013: CA2582974

Cosmetic compositions include a Clostridial neurotoxin component and a microsphere component. In certain compositions, the composition includes a botulinum toxin and a plurality of swellable microspheres. The compositions are administered to individuals, by injection and the like, to treat a cosmeti ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs: Gesture movies. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 2, 2013: US08413075 (1 worldwide citation)

The display of gesture movies is disclosed to assist users in performing gestures. Gesture movies can be short, unintrusive, and available on demand. A list box can appear in a pop-up window or preference panel, containing a list of gestures that can be displayed. If a user clicks on a gesture in th ...


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Dan Miller
Jeffrey W Hamstra, Daniel N Miller, Kerry B Ginn: System, method, and apparatus for pulsed-jet-enhanced heat exchanger. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuilani, April 2, 2013: US08408281

A pulsed-jet active flowfield control actuation system enhances the rate of heat transfer and heat removal in a heat exchanger for better management of thermal loads. The pulsed jet actuators impart an unsteady component of velocity to the working fluid of the heat exchanger. This design increases t ...


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Zhifan F Huang, Chad P Boudreaux, Joseph C Huell, Dean B Bruewer, David B Smith: Surgical stapling instrument with an articulatable end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 2, 2013: US08408439 (278 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a surgical instrument can comprise an end effector including a channel configured to support a staple cartridge and, in addition, an anvil pivotable between open and closed positions relative to the staple cartridge channel. The surgical instrument can further comprise a clos ...


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Xiaoxun Zhu, Ynjiun Paul Wang: Auto-exposure method using continuous video frames under controlled illumination. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, April 2, 2013: US08408464 (248 worldwide citation)

An adaptive strobe illumination control process for use in a digital image capture and processing system. In general, the process involves: (i) illuminating an object in the field of view (FOV) with several different pulses of strobe (i.e. stroboscopic) illumination over a pair of consecutive video ...


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Timothy Good: Laser scanning assembly having an improved scan angle-multiplication factor. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, April 2, 2013: US08408469 (237 worldwide citation)

A laser scanning system for generating a laser scanning pattern in a scanning field, while amplifying the scan-angle multiplication factor of rotating mirrors employed therein. The laser scanning system employs rotatable laser scanning assembly having an axis of rotation and first and second rotatin ...