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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu, Abhishek Dhanda: Disk drive correcting high order gray code using track estimator and decoding low order track code separately. Western Digital Technologies, April 8, 2014: US08693123 (128 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of tracks defined by a plurality of servo sectors. An estimated track ID is generated representing an estimated radial location of the head. A high order Gray code in a first servo sector is detected, and errors ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Robert West, Christos Kondilis: System and method for simulating an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 8, 2014: US08694414 (1 worldwide citation)

Market data is recorded from a real live exchange. The recording data can be played back in real time or delayed, in any manner, to simulate the recorded market. Moreover, one or more users can participate in the simulated market just as if they were participating in a real-live market. The system p ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Cohort driven medical diagnostic tool. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, April 8, 2014: US08694333

A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program products derives a medical diagnosis for a patient. A current description of a patient is matched to a cohort of persons who each have a substantially similar description as the patient. Possible medical diagnoses, which have been accura ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Ryan Andrews, Sagy P Mintz, Jyoti Chawla, David W Garrison: System and method for linking and managing linked orders in an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 8, 2014: US08694411

A system and method for linking and managing linked orders are described. According to one method, a trader may first link two or more orders into a linked order, and then one or more parameters associated with one of the orders may be dynamically changed based on user inputs or information being re ...


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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Vincent A Piucci, Stephen D Smith, Dennis F McNamara, Suzanne M Scott, John Koke: Apparatus for the generation of cleaning and/or sanitizing solutions. Diversey, Nields Lemack & Frame, April 8, 2014: US08691154

The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to an apparatus for the preparation of a cleaning, sanitizing, or sterilizing solution. In some embodiments, the apparatus comprises a modular component, such as a cartridge. The cartridge may contain chemical precursors to allow the generation of c ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Hendrik Pieter Jacobus de Bock, Jalal Hunain Zia, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Tao Deng, Longzhi Jiang, William Louis Einziger, Wen Shang, Yuri Lvovsky, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Gregory Citver, Tao Zhang: Cryogenic cooling system with wicking structure. General Electric Company, Paul J DiConza, April 8, 2014: US08694065

A cryogenic cooling system includes a chamber defined by an outer wall and an inner wall, the chamber housing at least one component to be cooled; a wicking structure in thermal contact with one of the outer wall and the inner wall of the chamber; and a delivery system in a spaced apart relationship ...


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Michael Pease, Scott Garmon, Jeffrey Baker: Imaging terminal having focus control. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, April 8, 2014: US08692927 (255 worldwide citation)

There is set forth herein an imaging terminal having an image sensor array and a variable lens assembly for focusing an image onto the image sensor array. In one embodiment, an imaging terminal can include one or more focusing configuration selected from the group comprising a full set focusing conf ...


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Yingjian Chen, Kyusik Sin: Method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR)head. Western Digital, April 8, 2014: US08689430 (145 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) head are disclosed. A PMR pole having a bottom and a top wider than the bottom is provided. The PMR pole may be formed by depositing a PMR pole layer, then removing part of the PMR pole layer, leaving the PMR pole. The PMR po ...


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Carl F Elliott, Zhigang Bai, Tao Pan: Systems and methods for providing stacked writer leads for magnetic transducers. Western Digital, April 8, 2014: US08693141 (143 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing stacked writer leads for magnetic transducers used in disk drives are provided. One such system for providing stacked writer leads for a magnetic transducer includes a writer coil for the magnetic transducer, a first pad on the magnetic transducer, a second pad on t ...


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Joe C Lee, Nicholas M Warner: Systems and methods for improving sequential data rate performance using sorted data zones for butterfly format. Western Digital Technologies, April 8, 2014: US08693133 (119 worldwide citation)

A multi-head disk drive is disclosed comprising a plurality of disk surfaces, and a head assembly comprising a plurality of heads, wherein each disk surface comprises a plurality of data zones, and each data zone having a data transfer rate different from the other zones of the respective disk surfa ...