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 (16 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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 ...

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 ...

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.