Andrew Bi Qiang
Kang Hai Lim, Chi Zhang, Bi Qiang, Yuheng Wang, Choon W Ng, Mingzhong Ding, KianKeong Ooi: Determining microactuator failure in a multi-stage tracking system. Seagate Technology, Hollingsworth Davis, June 18, 2013: US08467144 (11 worldwide citation)

A multi-stage tracking control system includes at least a main actuator and a microactuator. The tracking control system is switched to a single-stage mode so that the main actuator alone provides tracking. A disturbance signal is applied to the microactuator while in the single-stage mode, and a fa ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Moshe Kriman, Osher Avsian, Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston, Dmitri Burshtyn: Stacked microelectronic assemblies having vias extending through bond pads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 18, 2013: US08466542 (3 worldwide citation)

A stacked microelectronic assembly is provided which includes first and second stacked microelectronic elements. Each of the first and second microelectronic elements can include a conductive layer extending along a face of such microelectronic element. At least one of the first and second microelec ...

David Mosley
Joseph M Jacobson, David W Mosley: Templated monolayer polymerization and replication. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Norma E Henderson, June 18, 2013: US08465803 (1 worldwide citation)

A self-replicating monolayer system employing polymerization of monomers or nanoparticle ensembles on a defined template provides synthesis of two-dimensional single molecule polymers. Systems of self-replicating monolayers are used as templates for growth of inorganic colloids. A preferred embodime ...

Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji: Method of forming a solid state cathode for high energy density secondary batteries. Sisom Thin Films, Robert J Lauf, June 18, 2013: US08465556 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for making a solid state cathode comprises the following steps: forming an alkali free first solution comprising at least one transition metal and at least two ligands; spraying this solution onto a substrate that is heated to about 100 to 400° C. to form a first solid film containing the t ...

Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Bharati Dinkar Chheda, Barry Weinstein: Preparation of nitrones. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, June 18, 2013: US08466319

A method for producing a nitrone of formula (I) wherein R is a branched alkyl group having from four to thirty carbon atoms; R1, R2, R3 and R4 independently are hydrogen or alkyl groups having from one to six carbon atoms from an imine having formula (II)

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Wael Zohni, Richard Dewitt Crisp: Enhanced stacked microelectronic assemblies with central contacts and improved ground or power distribution. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 18, 2013: US08466564

A microelectronic assembly includes a dielectric element having at least one aperture and electrically conductive elements thereon including terminals exposed at the second surface of the dielectric element; a first microelectronic element having a rear surface and a front surface facing the dielect ...

Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Dennis F McNamara Jr, Suzanne M Scott, Charles W Hull, Mehdi Mojdeh: Elevator and method for tilting solid image build platform for reducing air entrainment and for build release. 3D Systems, June 18, 2013: US08465689 (17 worldwide citation)

A solid imaging apparatus is provided that includes a replaceable cartridge containing a source of build material and an extendable and retractable flexible transport film for transporting the build material layer-by-layer from the cartridge to the surface of a build in an image plane. An operator u ...

Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Brian Axe, David Gehrking, Ching Law, Andrew Maxwell, Gokul Rajaram, Leora Wiseman: Suggesting targeting information for ads, such as websites and/or categories of websites for example. Google, John C Pokotylo, Straub & Pokotylo, June 18, 2013: US08468048 (8 worldwide citation)

One or more keywords and/or information about one or more properties may be accepted, and a set of one or more taxonomy categories may be determined using at least some of the keyword(s) and/or property information and perhaps term co-occurrence clusters. The determined taxonomy categories may be pr ...

Arnaud Baudot
Arnaud Baudot, Laurent Bournay, Eszter Toth: Method of producing alkyl esters from vegetable or animal oil and an aliphatic monoalcohol using membrane separation. IFP Energies Nouvelles, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, June 18, 2013: US08466304 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method of producing fatty acid alkyl esters and glycerin implementing a set of transesterification reactions between a vegetable or animal oil and an aliphatic monoalcohol in the presence of a heterogeneous solid catalyst so as to obtain an effluent comprising at le ...