Dr. Elke Erben
Dina Triyoso, Elke Erben, Klaus Hempel: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits with controlled P-channel threshold voltage. GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, April 16, 2013: US08420519 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for fabricating integrated circuits having controlled threshold voltages. In accordance with one embodiment a method includes forming a gate dielectric overlying an N-doped silicon substrate and depositing a layer of titanium nitride and a layer of tantalum nitride overlying the ...

Toufike Kanouni
Qing Dong, Toufike Kanouni, John David Lawson, Michael B Wallace: Dihydropyrrolonaphthyridinone compounds as inhibitors of JAK. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Matthew J Russo, David M Stemerick, April 16, 2013: US08420816

Disclosed are JAK inhibitors of formula I where G1, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 are defined in the specification. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions, kits and articles of manufacture which contain the compounds, methods and materials for making the compounds, and methods of using the ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Large-scale packet switch. April 16, 2013: US08422508 (5 worldwide citation)

A switching node comprises edge nodes interconnected by independent switch units. The switch units are arranged in at least one switch plane and the switch units of each switch plane are arranged in a matrix having several rows and several columns. Each edge node has a channel to a switch unit in ea ...


yuan xing Lee
Shaohua Yang, Richard Leo Galbraith, Ksenija Lakovic, Yuan Xing Lee, Travis Oenning, Jongseung Park, Hideki Sawaguchi, Bruce A Wilson: Decoding techniques for correcting errors using soft information. HGST Netherlands, Steven J Cahill, April 16, 2013: US08423873

Two levels of error correction decoding are performed using first and second level decoders. A composite code formed by combining an inner component code and an outer component code can be used to decode the data and correct any errors. Performing two level decoding using a composite code allows the ...

Vinayak Khairnar
Sonali Rudra, Nidhi Gupta, Lalit Kumar Baregama, Ritu Agarwal, Vinayak Vasantrao Khairnar, Mandadapu Raghu Ramaiah, Venkata P Palle, Sarala Balachandran, Atul Kondaskar, Manohar Salla, Abhijit Ray, Sunanda G Dastidar, Lalitha Vijaykrishnan: Pyrazolo (3, 4-B) pyridine derivatives as phosphodiesterase inhibitors. Ranbaxy Laboratories, April 16, 2013: US08420666

The present invention relates to phosphodiesterase (PDE) type 4, phosphodiesterase (PDE) type 7 and dual PDE type 4/PDE type 7 inhibitors. Compounds disclosed herein having the structure of Formula 1: can be useful in the treatment, prevention, inhibition or suppression of CNS diseases, for example, ...

David Odland, Kathryn Odland: Customized vehicle body. April 16, 2013: US08421811 (150 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a system and method for customizing the appearance of a vehicle. Users can display customized designs, colors or promotional information on the vehicle for free or on a fee basis. The system also allows users to use a detection device to detect the colors or patterns of oth ...

Stanislaw Kostrzewski: Surgical instrument and method for performing a resection. Covidien, April 16, 2013: US08418909 (143 worldwide citation)

An end effector for use with a surgical instrument comprising an anvil shaft, a first anvil assembly disposed at a distal portion of the anvil shaft and a second anvil assembly mountable on the anvil shaft proximally of the first anvil assembly. Also, a method for performing a surgical procedure is ...

Qunwen Leng, Laurence L Chen, Yimin Guo, Yuankai Zheng, Mahendra Pakala: Method and system for providing a magnetic read transducer having a bilayer magnetic seed layer. Western Digital, April 16, 2013: US08422176 (142 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a magnetic read transducer is described. The magnetic read transducer includes a bilayer magnetic seed layer, an antiferromagnetic (AFM) layer, and a read sensor. The bilayer magnetic seed layer includes a Ni1-xFex layer and a Ni1-yFey layer on the Ni1-xFex layer, w ...

Shing Lee: Energy assisted magnetic recording disk drive using a distributed feedback laser. Western Digital, April 16, 2013: US08422342 (142 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing an energy assisted magnetic recording (EAMR) disk drive are described. The EAMR disk drive includes a media, a slider having a trailing face and an air-bearing surface (ABS), at least one distributed feedback (DFB) layer and at least one EAMR transducer on the slide ...