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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Steven C Smith, Charles A Park, Siri S Weerasooriya, Jenghung Chen, Guoxiao Guo, Wei Guo: Disk drive employing overlapping servo zones to facilitate servo zone crossing. Western Digital Technologies, May 13, 2014: US08724245 (91 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk, the disk comprising a plurality of servo sectors defining a plurality of servo tracks, wherein the servo tracks form a plurality of servo zones. A servo data rate of servo sectors in a first servo zone is different than a servo data r ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Richard Dewitt Crisp, Wael Zohni, Belgacem Haba, Yong Chen: In-package fly-by signaling. Invensas Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 13, 2014: US08723329 (1 worldwide citation)

In-package fly-by signaling can be provided in a multi-chip microelectronic package having address lines on a package substrate configured to carry address information to a first connection region on the substrate having a first delay from terminals of the package, and the address lines being config ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Microelectronic packages with dual or multiple-etched flip-chip connectors. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 13, 2014: US08723318

A packaged microelectronic element includes a microelectronic element having a front surface and a plurality of first solid metal posts extending away from the front surface. A substrate has a major surface and a plurality of conductive elements exposed at the major surface and joined to the first s ...


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William H. Gates III
Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller: Targeted advertising in brick-and-mortar establishments. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, May 13, 2014: US08725567 (2 worldwide citation)

Architecture for presenting advertisements in realtime in retail establishments. A sensor component includes sensors for collecting information about a customer or group of customers as they move through the store. The sensors can include capability for image processing, audio processing, light sens ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Matthew T Currie, Anthony J Lochtefeld, Richard Hammond, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Semiconductor structures employing strained material layers with defined impurity gradients and methods for fabricating same. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Slater and Matsil L, May 13, 2014: US08722495

Semiconductor structures and devices including strained material layers having impurity-free zones, and methods for fabricating same. Certain regions of the strained material layers are kept free of impurities that can interdiffuse from adjacent portions of the semiconductor. When impurities are pre ...


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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, James W Voegele, Frederick E Shelton IV, Joshua Uth: Surgical stapling instruments and staples. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 13, 2014: US08720766 (149 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple including a crown and a deformable member extending from the crown, the deformable member having a notch configured to cause the deformable member to bend at the notch when the staple is deformed from a first shape into a second shape. The crown of the surgical staple, in various e ...


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Zhongyan Wang, Wei Gao, Shawn M Tanner, Mirzafer Abatchev, Yanfeng Chen, Yufeng Hu: Method and system for providing an energy assisted magnetic recording writer having a heat sink and NFT. Western Digital, May 13, 2014: US08721902 (111 worldwide citation)

A method provides an EAMR transducer. The EAMR transducer is coupled with a laser and has an ABS configured to reside in proximity to a media during use. The EAMR transducer includes an NFT for focusing the energy onto the media. A sacrificial layer is deposited on the NFT and a mask having an apert ...


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Jens Schroeder, Susanne Landgrebe, Burkhard Peters, Barbara Schuldt Hempe: Method of facial reconstructive surgery using a self-anchoring tissue lifting device. Ethicon, May 13, 2014: US08721666 (111 worldwide citation)

A self-anchoring tissue lifting device for use with facial cosmetic reconstructive surgery includes an implant and a removable foil cover disposed on the implant. The implant includes an elongated mesh strip having a distal end on which is situated a tissue anchoring fleece material. Opposite latera ...


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Feng Liu, Dehua Han, Yugang Wang, Zhigang Bai, Tao Pan: Conformal high moment side shield seed layer for perpendicular magnetic recording writer. Western Digital, May 13, 2014: US08724259 (109 worldwide citation)

A perpendicular magnetic recording writer for use in a data storage device, the recording transducer has a magnetic writer pole, a pole tip facing an air bearing surface (ABS). The pole tip has a pole face, leading side wall, a trailing side wall, a first side wall and a second side wall. A trailing ...



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