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Himadri Sekhar Pal, Ebenezer Eshun, Shashank S Ekbote: Integrated circuit and method of forming the integrated circuit with improved logic transistor performance and SRAM transistor yield. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED, Jacqueline J Garner, Frank Cimino, July 7, 2015: US09076670

In an integrated circuit that includes an NMOS logic transistor, an NMOS SRAM transistor, and a resistor, the gate of the SRAM transistor is doped at the same time that the resistor is doped, thereby allowing the gate of the logic transistor to be separately doped without requiring any additional ma ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical stapling instruments with rotatable staple deployment arrangements. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 7, 2015: US09072535 (173 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument. Various embodiments include an actuation system for selectively generating a plurality of control motions. A surgical end effector is operably coupled to the actuation system. The actuation system interfaces with an actuation member configured to operably engage rotat ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Chester O Baxter III: Differential locking arrangements for rotary powered surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 7, 2015: US09072536 (136 worldwide citation)

Differential locking systems for a surgical instrument that includes a surgical end effector that is powered by a rotary drive shaft assembly that is movable between a plurality of discrete axial positions. In various forms, at least one retention formation is provided on the rotary drive shaft asse ...


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Steven G Hall, Randall J Tanguay, Jeffrey D Messerly, Galen C Robertson, Andrew M Zwolinski, Frederick E Shelton IV, Geoffrey C Hueil, Mark S Ortiz, Douglas B Hoffman, Patrick A Weizman, Dean B Bruewer, Gregory B Blair: Surgical stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 7, 2015: US09072515 (129 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is disclosed. A surgical stapling apparatus is disclosed. Also disclosed is a surgical instrument system, comprising a handle, comprising a rotary motion input configured to generate a rotary motion and a selector assembly configured to selectively transmit the rotary m ...


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Mehran Moshfeghi: Method and system for a battery charging station utilizing multiple types of power transmitters for wireless battery charging. GOLBA, Adeli, July 7, 2015: US09077188 (96 worldwide citation)

A battery charging station is equipped with radio frequency power transmitters, induction power transmitters, and ultrasound power transmitters so as to concurrently charge electronic devices. The battery charging station is operable to network the electronic devices through wireless communication. ...


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Allan T Evans, Bruce T Bernacki: Image generation systems and image generation methods. Battelle Memorial Institute, Wells St John P S, July 7, 2015: US09076368 (72 worldwide citation)

Image generation systems and image generation methods are described. In one aspect, an image generation system includes an attachment system configured to secure the image generation system to a head of a user in a position to be observed by the user; an illumination system having an exit pupil loca ...


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Brian Holden, Amin Shokrollahi: Methods and systems for selection of unions of vector signaling codes for power and pin efficient chip-to-chip communication. KANDOU LABS, Invention Mine, July 7, 2015: US09077386 (63 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are described for communication of data over a communications bus at high speed and high pin efficiency, with good resilience to common mode and other noise. Pin efficiencies of 100% may be achieved even for bus widths of four or fewer wires. Information to be transmitted is enco ...


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Amarinder Singh Randhawa, Prasanta Dash: Selecting preferred nodes for specific functional roles in a cluster. Symantec Corporation, Brill Law Office, Jeffrey Brill, July 7, 2015: US09077580 (58 worldwide citation)

A preferred node is selected for a specific functional role in a cluster. Dynamic and static parameters concerning the nodes are measured, including connectivity to shared storage. A user preference value is gleaned for each node, quantifying the user's preference of each corresponding node for the ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Ronald Coverston, Massi E Kiani: Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 7, 2015: US09072474 (51 worldwide citation)

Access is provided to certain pulse oximetry systems utilizing a keyed sensor and a corresponding locked sensor port of a restricted access monitor. In such systems, the keyed sensor has a key comprising a memory element, and the monitor has a memory reader associated with the sensor port. The monit ...


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Jonathan A Jenkins: Providing files with cacheable portions. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 7, 2015: US09075893 (44 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for enabling caching of one or more portions of a file. In some embodiments, a first file may be sent to a client system, where the first file includes a cache identifier identifying a shared portion of content of the first file, where the shared portion of content i ...