Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois: Method for synthesising 9-aminononanoic acid or the esters thereof from natural unsaturated fatty acids. Arkema France, Smith Gambrell & Russell, May 28, 2013: US08450509 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for synthesizing 9-aminononanoic acid or the esters thereof from natural unsaturated fatty acids, comprising at least one step of metathesis of the natural fatty acid and an oxidation step by oxidative cleaving. Said synthetic method uses widely available renewable ...

Garo Khanarian
John W Lyons, Binghe Gu, Allen S Bulick, Weijun Zhou, Paul J Popa, Garo Khanarian, John R Ell: Light emitting diode manufacturing method. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Dow Global Technologies, Thomas S Deibert, May 28, 2013: US08450445

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 ...

Rick Lake
Rick Lake, Jacques Duparre: Method and apparatus providing combined spacer and optical lens element. Micron Technology, Dickstein Shapiro, May 28, 2013: US08450821 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus used for forming a lens and spacer combination, and imager module employing the spacer and lens combination. The apparatus includes a mold having a base, spacer section, and mold feature. The method includes using the mold with a blank to create a spacer that includes an integ ...


Jinqiu Zhang, Feng Liu, Shaoping Li, Ming Sun: Method for providing a side shield for a magnetic recording transducer using an air bridge. Western Digital, May 28, 2013: US08451563 (137 worldwide citation)

A method fabricates a side shield for a magnetic transducer having a nonmagnetic layer and an ABS location corresponding to an ABS. The nonmagnetic layer has a pole trench therein. The pole trench has a shape and location corresponding to the pole. A wet etchable layer is deposited. Part of the wet ...

Tao Xian, Duane Ellis, Timothy Good, Xiaoxun Zhu: Bar code symbol reading system supporting visual or/and audible display of product scan speed for throughput optimization in point of sale (POS) environments. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, May 28, 2013: US08448863 (135 worldwide citation)

A POS-based bar code symbol reading system that reads bar code symbols on objects being passed through the 3D imaging or scanning volume supported by the system, and employs one or more object motion sensors (e.g. imaging based, IR Pulse-Doppler LIDAR-based, ultra-sonic energy based, etc.) to (i) me ...

Lei Wang, Shing Lee: Method and system for providing a molded capping layer for an energy assisted magnetic recording head. Western Digital, May 28, 2013: US08451556 (133 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing energy assisted magnetic recording (EAMR) heads are described. The heads include sliders and lasers coupled with the sliders. The method and system include molding an enclosure layer. The enclosure layer has a laser-facing surface and a top surface opposing the lase ...

Jose Antonio Medina, Keith Y Sasaki: Method and system for corrosion protection of layers in a structure of a magnetic recording transducer. Western Digital, May 28, 2013: US08449948 (131 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a structure in a magnetic recording transducer is described. The method includes plating a first layer in a plating bath using a first plurality of plating conditions. The first layer has a first galvanic potential. The method also includes modifying the plating bath and/or th ...

Mark Chau, Marlowe Patterson, Seung Yi, Steve Geist, Travis Oba: Prosthetic valve for replacing mitral valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, David L Hauser, May 28, 2013: US08449599 (119 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of prosthetic valves for implantation within a native mitral valve are provided. A preferred embodiment of a prosthetic valve includes a radially compressible main body and a one-way valve portion. The prosthetic valve further comprises at least one ventricular anchor coupled to the main ...

Brian P Rigney, Siri S Weerasooriya, Steven C Smith: Disk drive centering demodulation windows on spiral tracks during a seek operation. Western Digital Technologies, May 28, 2013: US08451697 (99 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of spiral tracks. During a seek operation, a demodulation window is opened in response to a window offset during a first revolution of the disk, wherein the demodulation window corresponds to the head approaching ...

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