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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Wai Ee Wong, Xiaotian Xu, Jinchuan Zheng, Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive increasing bandwidth of cutoff filter while reading servo sector preamble. Western Digital Technologies, February 18, 2014: US08654467 (101 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk including a plurality of servo tracks defined by servo sectors, wherein each servo sector comprises a servo preamble. A head is actuated over the disk, wherein the head is operable to generate a read signal. The disk drive further comprises control circuit ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Richard Dewitt Crisp, Wael Zohni, Belgacem Haba, Frank Lambrecht: Stub minimization using duplicate sets of terminals for wirebond assemblies without windows. Invensas Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 18, 2014: US08653646 (28 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic element having a memory storage array has a front face facing away from a substrate of a microelectronic package, and is electrically connected with the substrate through conductive structure extending above the front face. First terminals are disposed at locations within first and ...


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Dr. Elke Erben
Sven Schmidbauer, Dina H Triyoso, Elke Erben, Hao Zhang, Robert Binder: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits with narrow, metal filled openings. GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, February 18, 2014: US08652890 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for fabricating an integrated circuit that includes metal filled narrow openings. In accordance with one embodiment a method includes forming a dummy gate overlying a semiconductor substrate and subsequently removing the dummy gate to form a narrow opening. A layer of high diele ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Cohort driven selection of medical diagnostic tests. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, February 18, 2014: US08655681

A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product creates a suggested diagnostic test selection. A description of a current patient includes a current medical complaint, medical history, and physical examination result for the current patient. A cohort for the current patient is ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Ilyas Mohammed, Piyush Savalia, Craig Mitchell, Vage Oganesian, Belgacem Haba: Void-free wafer bonding using channels. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 18, 2014: US08652935

A method of bonding first and second microelectronic elements includes pressing together a first substrate containing active circuit elements therein with a second substrate, with a flowable dielectric material between confronting surfaces of the respective substrates, each of the first and second s ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
KEMP GARY ALLAN II, SCHLUETTER JENS UWE, GARRISON DAVID W, MINTZ SAGY: PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF SERVANT A GERER LE FLUX DE MESSAGES ET UNE FILE DATTENTE DE TRANSACTIONS, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MESSAGE FLOW AND TRANSACTION QUEUE MANAGEMENT. TRADING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, TRADING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, DIMOCK STRATTON, February 18, 2014: CA2492604

Management of transaction message flow utilizing a transaction message queue. The system and method are for use in financial transaction messaging systems. The system is designed to enable an administrator to monitor, distribute, control and receive alerts on the use and status of limited network an ...


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Adam Lehman, Gene Stellon, Ramiro Cabrera, Ralph A Stearns: Right angle clip applier apparatus and method. Covidien, February 18, 2014: US08652151 (190 worldwide citation)

A right angle clip applier apparatus including a distal clip applying mechanism and a proximal advancing mechanism positioned in a handle assembly. The clip applying mechanism includes a feed rod interfacing with a cartridge for the advancing and applying of clips on tissue portions. A plurality of ...


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James R Giordano, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical instrument with wireless communication between control unit and sensor transponders. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 18, 2014: US08652120 (181 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument, such as an endoscopic or laparoscopic instrument, comprising, according to various embodiments, an end effector comprising at least one sensor transponder. The surgical instrument also comprises a shaft having a distal end connected to the end effector and a handle connected t ...


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ChiWeon Yoon, Donghyuk Chae, Sang Wan Nam, Sung Won Yun: Nonvolatile memory devices, channel boosting methods thereof, programming methods thereof, and memory systems including the same. Samsung Electronics, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 18, 2014: US08654587 (180 worldwide citation)

Non-volatile memory device channel boosting methods in which at least two strings are connected to one bit line, the channel boosting methods including applying an initial channel voltage to channels of strings in a selected memory block, floating inhibit strings each having an un-programmed cell am ...


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Guy Heffez: Method and system for authenticating internet user identity. James P Demers, Gotham Patent Services, February 18, 2014: US08656458 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and system for authenticating an internet user identity by cross-referencing and comparing at least two independent sources of information. A first IP address of an internet user is identified and the geographical location of the first IP address is traced to determine a first location. The ...