David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Jean Marc Rollin: Batch fabricated microconnectors. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, August 26, 2014: US08814601 (10 worldwide citation)

Connectors and interconnects for high power connectors which may operate at frequencies up to approximately 110 GHz and fabrication methods thereof are provided.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Ilyas Mohammed, Belgacem Haba, Cyprian Uzoh: Low stress vias. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 26, 2014: US08816505 (8 worldwide citation)

A component can include a substrate having a front surface and a rear surface remote therefrom, an opening extending from the rear surface towards the front surface, and a conductive via extending within the opening. The substrate can have a CTE less than 10 ppm/° C. The opening can define an inner ...

Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Alessandro Callegari, Zhihong Chen, Edward Kiewra, Yanning Sun: Method to improve nucleation of materials on graphene and carbon nanotubes. International Business Machines Corporation, Vazken Alexanian, Michael J Chang, August 26, 2014: US08816333 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques for forming a thin coating of a material on a carbon-based material are provided. In one aspect, a method for forming a thin coating on a surface of a carbon-based material is provided. The method includes the following steps. An ultra thin silicon nucleation layer is deposited to a thick ...

Craig Allen
John Wesley Harris Jr, Craig Allen Bielek, Scott Edmond Ellis, Xiaoyong Fu: Apparatus and methods for cooling platform regions of turbine rotor blades. General Electric Company, Mark E Henderson, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, August 26, 2014: US08814518 (1 worldwide citation)

A platform cooling arrangement in a turbine rotor blade having a platform at an interface between an airfoil and a root, wherein the rotor blade includes an interior cooling passage that extends from a connection at the root to the approximate radial height of the platform, wherein, the interior coo ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois: Biofuel consisting of a mixture of naturally occurring fatty acid esters and method for producing said biofuel. Arkema France, Smith Gambrell & Russell, August 26, 2014: US08814959 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a diesel biofuel consisting of a mixture of naturally occurring fatty acid esters and containing an ester of ω-unsaturated acids having a chain with 11 or 13 carbon atoms or corresponding saturated acids. The invention also relates to a method for producing such a biofuel.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Philip Damberg, Philip R Osborn: Microelectronic assembly with joined bond elements having lowered inductance. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 26, 2014: US08816514

First and second bond elements, e.g., wire bonds, electrically connect a chip contact with one or more substrate contacts of a substrate, and can be arranged so that the second bond element is joined to the first bond element at each end and so that the second bond element does not touch the chip co ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Antoine Piccirilli, Julien Magne: Process for the purification of a fatty acid alkyl ester by liquid/liquid extraction. Arkema France, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, August 26, 2014: US08816108

The present invention relates to a process for the selective extraction of monoglycerides present in a fraction of fatty acid alkyl esters (FAAEs), comprising at least one stage of liquid-liquid extraction by means of a polar solvent (PS) comprising a light alcohol and optionally of a nonpolar solve ...

Michael T Benhase, Binny S Gill, Lokesh M Gupta, Matthew J Kalos, Gail A Spear: Compression on thin provisioned volumes using extent based mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, August 26, 2014: US08819291 (1 worldwide citation)

A set of logical extents, each having compressed logical tracks of data, is mapped to a head physical extent and, if the head physical extent is determined to have been filled, to at least one overflow extent having spatial proximity to the head physical extent. Pursuant to at least one subsequent w ...

Hyongsoo Kim, Eunkee Hong, Kwangtae Hwang: Semiconductor memory devices and methods of fabricating the same. Samsung Electronics, Lee & Morse P C, August 26, 2014: US08816418

A semiconductor memory device includes at least one supporting pattern on a substrate, a storage node penetrating the supporting pattern, an electrode layer disposed around the storage node and the supporting pattern, and a capacitor dielectric interposed between the storage node and the electrode l ...

Susan K Candelaria, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Beth Peterson: Apparatus, system, and method for device level enablement of a communications protocol. International Business Machines Corporation, Kunzler Law Group, August 26, 2014: US08819218

An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for device level enablement of a communications protocol. An adapter compatibility module determines an adapter compatibility status for a plurality of host adapters. A positive adapter compatibility status indicates that each host adapter in the plural ...