James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Evaluating road conditions using a mobile vehicle. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, September 17, 2013: US08538667 (8 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product evaluates a real-time condition of a construct of a roadway. A processor receives a set of roadway vibration patterns from a mobile smart sensor that is mounted on a terrestrial vehicle as it travels along a roadway. This set of ...

Somakumar R
Ajith Kumar, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Paul Flynn, Arijit Banerjee, Rupam Mukherjee: Systems and methods for diagnosing an engine. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, September 17, 2013: US08538626 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for an engine. A condition of the engine may be diagnosed based on a combustion torque profile of the engine estimated using signals from a generator operationally connected to the engine and/or other signals associated with the engine. Different types of degradation ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, Richard Hennessy, James R Kraemer, William Philip Shaouy: Management of data on related websites. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, September 17, 2013: US08539360 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product of managing and sharing entries into a webpage are presented. The computer-implemented method receives an input to an input box located in a first webpage on a first network. This input is analyzed to determine its subject matter, an ...

Ana Londergan
Khurshid Syed Alam, Evgeni Gousev, Marc Maurice Mignard, David Heald, Ana R Londergan, Philip Don Floyd: Equipment and methods for etching of MEMS. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 17, 2013: US08536059 (1 worldwide citation)

Etching equipment and methods are disclosed herein for more efficient etching of sacrificial material from between permanent MEMS structures. An etching head includes an elongate etchant inlet structure, which may be slot-shaped or an elongate distribution of inlet holes. A substrate is supported in ...

Dr. Jill S. Becker
Roy Gerald Gordon, Jill S Becker, Dennis Hausmann: Vapor deposition of silicon dioxide nanolaminates. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, September 17, 2013: US08536070

This invention relates to materials and processes for thin film deposition on solid substrates. Silica/alumina nanolaminates were deposited on heated substrates by the reaction of an aluminum-containing compound with a silanol. The nanolaminates have very uniform thickness and excellent step coverag ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Eric M Herz, Alexander D Deitz: Fractional pay-up tick for use in relation to trading strategies. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 17, 2013: US08538855

A system and associated methods are provided for use of fractional pay-up ticks in relation to offset orders being sent for a trading strategy that involves trading a first tradeable object and at least a second tradeable object. According to one example method, when an indication is received that a ...

Moody Hadi
Muhammed Hadi, Ketan Patel: Weather derivative volatility surface estimation. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Banner & Witcoff, September 17, 2013: US08538851

Systems and methods are provided for determining the volatility of weather derivative option contracts. Volatility levels are initially determined with conventional methods. Unreliable volatility levels are then replaced with futures contracts volatility levels. If the futures contracts volatility l ...

Joon seop Kwak, Jae hee Cho: Light emitting diode and method for fabricating the same. Samsung Electronics, McDermott Will & Emery, September 17, 2013: US08536604 (238 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The light emitting diode includes: a transparent substrate; a semiconductor material layer formed on the top surface of a substrate with an active layer generating light; and a fluorescent layer formed on the back surface of ...

Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical instrument having a multiple rate directional switching mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean L Garner, September 17, 2013: US08534528 (196 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument having a remotely controllable user interface, and a firing drive configured to generate a rotary firing motion upon a first actuation of the remotely controllable user interface and a rotary refraction motion upon an other actuation of remotely controllable user interface. The ...

Martin J Sklar, Howard Ring: System and method for advancing, orienting, and immobilizing on internal body tissue a catheter or other therapeutic device. Ablacor Medical Corporation, Adam M Schoen, Brown Rudnick, September 17, 2013: US08535304 (172 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a system and method that allows a therapeutic device, such as an atrial fibrillation microwave ablation catheter or ablation tip to be guided to a remote location within a body cavity and then accurately immobilized on the tissue, including that of a moving organ, such as the ...