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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Yoichi Kubota, Teck Gyu Kang, Jae M Park, Belgacem Haba: Method of making a connection component with posts and pads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 10, 2013: US08604348 (2 worldwide citation)

A packaged microelectronic element includes connection component incorporating a dielectric layer (22) carrying traces (58) remote from an outer surface (26), posts (48) extending from the traces and projecting beyond the outer surface of the dielectric, and pads (30) exposed at the outer surface of ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
John J Hennessy, Andrew C Malonis, Arthur J Pitera, Eugene A Fitzgerald, Steven A Ringel: High-efficiency solar-cell arrays with integrated devices and methods for forming them. 4Power, Bingham McCutchen, December 10, 2013: US08604330 (4 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, an array of discrete solar cells with associated devices such as bypass diodes is formed over a single substrate. In one instance, a method of forming a solar-cell array with integrated bypass diodes comprising: providing a semiconductor substrate, a first cell comprising a S ...


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Salvador Biadora
Salvador M Biadora: Interlocking construction blocks. Samobi, Loza & Loza, Heidi L Eisenhut, December 10, 2013: US08601758 (4 worldwide citation)

Interlocking construction blocks are provided, having a tongue and groove configuration, attachable together by pressing the tongue of one block into a groove of another block. Multiple blocks may be adapted to be interlocked together forming a structure, such as a wall. Blocks comprise first and se ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Two-dimensional circulating switch. Rockstar Consortium US, December 10, 2013: US08605717

A one-dimensional circulating switch may be defined by connections between several switch modules and one or more temporal cyclic rotators. Where a switch module that is part of a first one-dimensional circulating switch is also connected one or more temporal cyclic rotators that define a second one ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Large-scale packet switch. December 10, 2013: US08605716

A packet switch that scales gracefully from a capacity of a fraction of a terabit per second to thousands of terabits per second is disclosed. The packet switch comprises edge nodes interconnected by independent switch units. The switch units are arranged in a matrix having multiple rows and multipl ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Gary W Knight: Robotically-controlled motorized surgical end effector system with rotary actuated closure systems having variable actuation speeds. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 10, 2013: US08602288 (269 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool for use with a robotic system includes an end effector comprising at least one component portion selectively movable between first and second positions and a shaft including an axially movable portion in operable communication with the at least one selectively movable component porti ...


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Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey, Thomas J Koziol, Michael A Ehrhart: Bar code reading device for reading 1D or 2D bar code symbols. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, December 10, 2013: US08602309 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a bar code reading device for reading 1D or 2D bar code symbols. The bar code reading device, in one embodiment, can receive a command to disable symbology reading. In another embodiment, a bar code reading device can have a timercount and an image memory. In one emb ...