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Jianguo Zhou, Abhishek Dhanda, Eugene C Wu, Teddy T Chen, Sanghoon Chu, Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive compensating for non-linearity of a head based on a fly height of the head. Western Digital Technologies, March 3, 2015: US08970982 (1 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk comprising a plurality of servo tracks, wherein each servo track comprises a plurality of servo sectors. A position of the head is measured based on the servo sectors, and a compensated position of the head is generated based on the measured position of th ...

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Abhishek Dhanda, Wei Guo, Russ A Quisenberry, Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive evaluating burst metric. Western Digital Technologies, March 3, 2015: US08970980 (1 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk and a head actuated over the disk. A burst metric is generated in response to a burst read signal. The burst metric comprises at least one of an alpha metric comprising a ratio of a first burst amplitude of a first phased based servo burst measured at a fi ...

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Qing Wei Jia, Hui Li, Shuyu Cao, Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive determining frequency response of actuator near servo sample frequency. Western Digital Technologies, March 3, 2015: US08970979

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a servo control system configured to control an actuator for actuating a head over a disk. Servo sectors are sampled at a servo sample frequency fs to generate a position error signal PES(k) that is filtered with a compensator to generate a first control signal u ...

David M McCuen: Method and apparatus for determining parameters of linear motion in a surgical instrument. Covidien, March 3, 2015: US08967443 (108 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument and method of controlling the surgical instrument are disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a housing and an elongated shaft that extends distally from the housing and defines a first longitudinal axis. The surgical instrument also includes a firing rod disposed in the el ...

Kenneth Whitfield, Csaba L Rethy: Articulating clip applier. Covidien, March 3, 2015: US08968337 (107 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided. The surgical apparatus includes a housing, a drive assembly, a trigger, and a shaft assembly. The trigger is operatively connected with the drive assembly. The drive assembly is at least partially positioned within th ...

John Beardsley, Frank Viola: Variable compression surgical fastener cartridge. Covidien, March 3, 2015: US08967446 (99 worldwide citation)

A non-reloadable surgical fastener cartridge is provided. The non-reloadable surgical fastener cartridge includes a cartridge body that includes a tissue contacting surface that includes a plurality of fastener retention slots. A plurality of surgical fasteners is disposed in the plurality of fasten ...

Mitchel P Sevier: System and method for reliable store-and-forward data handling by encoded information reading terminals. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, March 3, 2015: US08971346 (80 worldwide citation)

A data collection system for, and methods of, providing reliable store-and-forward data handling by encoded information reading terminals can utilize ad-hoc peer-to-peer (i.e., terminal-to-terminal) connections in order to store data that is normally stored on a single terminal only, in a redundant ...

Garrison Gomez, Timothy R Fitch, Melvin D McCall, James F O Donnell, George S Smith II, David Sperduti: Terminal including imaging assembly. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, March 3, 2015: US08967468 (79 worldwide citation)

A terminal includes a housing, a touch screen, and an imaging assembly. The imaging assembly in one embodiment is disposed in the housing so that an imaging axis extends externally from the housing. The imaging assembly can be utilized for capture of images disposed externally to the housing. In one ...

He Ren, Jang Gyoo Yang, Jonghoon Baek, Anchuan Wang, Soonam Park, Saurabh Garg, Xinglong Chen, Nitin K Ingle: Dry-etch selectivity. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 3, 2015: US08969212 (59 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch formed from a reactive precursor. The plasma power is pulsed rather than left on continuously. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate processing region where the ...

Maj Isabelle Olsson, Mitchell Joseph Heinrich, Joseph John Hebenstreit, John Lapetina, Matthew Wyatt Martin: Wearable computing device frame. Google, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 3, 2015: US08971023 (56 worldwide citation)

A device is configured to be worn on a user's head. In one aspect, the device includes a center frame support and first and second side arms. Each side arm has a first end connecting to the center frame support and a free end remote from the first end. The device also includes an extension arm that ...

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