Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas III, Walter A Gaspard: Data storage apparatus with a HDD and a removable solid state device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 3, 2013: US08527692 (1 worldwide citation)

A data storage apparatus includes a non-volatile hard disk drive platter, a coupling interface for removably receiving a non-volatile solid state device operable as a cache. The data storage apparatus also includes a communication line functionally connected to the hard disk drive platter and the co ...

Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Wei Xi, Abhishek Dhanda, Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive adjusting servo burst signals to compensate for radial velocity of the head. Western Digital Technologies, September 10, 2013: US08531798 (97 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of servo sectors that define a plurality of servo tracks, wherein the servo sectors comprise a plurality of servo bursts. A radial velocity of the head is detected relative to the servo tracks. At least two of th ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Ilyas Mohammed, Belgacem Haba, Wael Zohni, Philip R Osborn: Microelectronic packages having cavities for receiving microelectronic elements. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 24, 2013: US08541873

Packaged microelectronic elements are provided which include a dielectric element, a cavity, a plurality of chip contacts and a plurality of package contacts, and microelectronic elements having a plurality of bond pads connected to the chip contacts.

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Jean Marc Rollin: Coaxial transmission line microstructure including an enlarged coaxial structure for transitioning to an electrical connector. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, September 24, 2013: US08542079 (22 worldwide citation)

Provided are coaxial transmission line microstructures formed by a sequential build process, and methods of forming such microstructures. The microstructures include a transition structure for transitioning between the coaxial transmission line and an electrical connector. The microstructures have p ...


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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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