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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Hiroaki Sato, Norihito Masuda, Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed: Microelectronic package with stacked microelectronic elements and method for manufacture thereof. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 16, 2013: US08487421 (15 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic package may include a stacked microelectronic unit including at least first and second vertically stacked microelectronic elements each having a front face facing a top surface of the package. The front face of the first element may be adjacent the top surface, and the first elemen ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Vage Oganesian, Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed, Piyush Savalia, Craig Mitchell: Simultaneous wafer bonding and interconnect joining. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 16, 2013: US08486758 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a microelectronic assembly of two elements and a method of forming same. A microelectronic element includes a major surface, and a dielectric layer and at least one bond pad exposed at the major surface. The microelectronic element may contain a plurality of active circuit elements. A ...


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Eb Eshun
Anil K Chinthakindi, Timothy J Dalton, Ebenezer E Eshun, Jeffrey P Gambino, Anthony K Stamper, Kunal Vaed: Methods of fabricating passive element without planarizing and related semiconductor device. International Business Machines Corporation, Hoffman Warnick, Katherine S Brown, July 16, 2013: US08487401

Methods of fabricating a passive element and a semiconductor device including the passive element are disclosed including the use of a dummy passive element. A dummy passive element is a passive element or wire which is added to the chip layout to aid in planarization but is not used in the active c ...


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Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi
Adil Mouhssine, Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi: Audio encoding and decoding method and associated audio encoder, audio decoder and computer programs. France Telecom, Drinker Biddle Reath, July 16, 2013: US08488824

The invention relates to a method for sequencing spectral components of elements to be encoded (A1, . . . , AQ) originating from an audio scene comprising N signals (Sii=1 to N), in which N>1, an element to be encoded comprising spectral components associated with respective spectral bands, characte ...


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Durga Malladi
Edward G Tiedemann Jr, Aleksandar Damnjanovic, Avinash Jain, Durga P Malladi, David Puig Oses, Peter Gaal, Stein Lundby, Sandip Sarkar, Tao Chen, Yongbin Wei, Serge Willenegger: Combining grant, acknowledgement, and rate control commands. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Donald C Kordich, July 16, 2013: US08489949 (3 worldwide citation)

Embodiments disclosed herein address the need in the art for reduced overhead control with the ability to adjust transmission rates as necessary. In one aspect, a first signal indicates an acknowledgement of a decoded subpacket and whether or not a rate control command is generated, and a second sig ...


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Sumit Agarwal
Thomas Christopher Korte, Sumit Agarwal, Celia Saino: Methods and systems for endorsing local search results. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, July 16, 2013: US08489586 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for improving user search experience with a search engine by providing a way for associated users to create and share personalized lists of local search results and/or advertisements through endorsements of such local search results and/or ads. Local search endorsements can be us ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Saikat Saha, Longzhi Jiang, Timothy John Havens: Radio frequency (RF) coil for MRI having high thermal conductivity. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, July 16, 2013: US08487621

An MRI apparatus and method is disclosed comprising a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system having a plurality of gradient coils positioned about a bore of a magnet, and an RF transceiver system and an RF switch controlled by a pulse module to transmit RF signals to an RF coil assembly to acquire ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Edward K Y Jung, Royce A Levien, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Richard F Rashid, John D Rinaldo Jr, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Look ahead of links/alter links. The Invention Science Fund I, Suiter Swantz pc llo, July 16, 2013: US08489981

A computationally-implemented method comprises retrieving at least a portion of data from a data source, determining an acceptability of an effect of the retrieved at least a portion of the data at least in part via a virtual machine representation of at least a part of an end user's real machine ha ...


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Manoj Gokhale
Manoj Prakash Gokhale: System and method for operating a compression-ignition engine. General Electric Company, Joesph J Christian, July 16, 2013: US08484968

A method of operating a compression-ignition engine includes adjusting timing of fuel injection if a sensed parameter indicative of a maximum pressure within a combustion chamber varies relative to a selected pressure and if fuel injection timing is greater than a preselected timing.