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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Michael Chang, Wei Guo, Russ A Quisenberry, Guoxiao Guo: Disk drive detecting mini wedge by evaluating wedge ID of servo sector. Western Digital Technologies, October 6, 2015: US09153263

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of tracks defined by servo sectors forming a plurality of full wedges and a plurality of mini wedges. The wedge ID field of a servo sector forming one of the full wedges is offset from a beginning of a sync mark ...


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James T Spivey, Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV: Articulating endoscopic accessory channel. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 6, 2015: US09149274 (119 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device. In one embodiment, methods and devices are provided for moving an end effector on a distal end of a surgical fastening device. Movement can include rotational movement of the end effector about an axis o ...


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Anchuan Wang, Xinglong Chen, Zihui Li, Hiroshi Hamana, Zhijun Chen, Ching Mei Hsu, Jiayin Huang, Nitin K Ingle, Dmitry Lubomirsky, Shankar Venkataraman, Randhir Thakur: Processing systems and methods for halide scavenging. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 6, 2015: US09153442 (84 worldwide citation)

Systems, chambers, and processes are provided for controlling process defects caused by moisture contamination. The systems may provide configurations for chambers to perform multiple operations in a vacuum or controlled environment. The chambers may include configurations to provide additional proc ...


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Barry C Worrell, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Michael S Cropper, Michael J Vendely, David C Yates, David A Witt, David K Norvell: End effector with compliant clamping jaw. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, October 6, 2015: US09149325 (78 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for operating on tissue includes an end effector assembly, a body, and a shaft. The shaft extends from the body to the end effector assembly. The body is operable to communicate with the end effector assembly via the shaft. The end effector assembly includes a pair of pivoting jaws and ...


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Venson Shaw: Long term evolution intelligent subscriber profile. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Baker & Hostetler, October 6, 2015: US09154641 (72 worldwide citation)

A network device may predict the use of a mobile device and configure a network based on the prediction. The network device may provide instructions to display coverage indicators for the mobile device based on the predictions.


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Massi Joe E Kiani, Ammar Al Ali, Michael O Reilly, Paul Ronald Jansen, Nicholas Evan Barker, Alejandro Garfio, Anand Sampath: Modular patient monitor. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 6, 2015: US09153112 (69 worldwide citation)

A modular patient monitor provides a multipurpose, scalable solution for various patient monitoring applications. In an embodiment, a modular patient monitor utilizes multiple wavelength optical sensor and/or acoustic sensor technologies to provide blood constituent monitoring and acoustic respirati ...


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Massi Joe E Kiani, Steve L Cebada, Gregory A Olsen: Alarm suspend system. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 6, 2015: US09153121 (64 worldwide citation)

An alarm suspend system utilizes an alarm trigger responsive to physiological parameters and corresponding limits on those parameters. The parameters are associated with both fast and slow treatment times corresponding to length of time it takes for a person to respond to medical treatment for out-o ...


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Ryan F Watson: Processing DNS queries to identify pre-processing information. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 6, 2015: US09154551 (60 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for processing a DNS query to identify and implement pre-processing information by a DNS server component in anticipation of a corresponding content request from a client computing device are provided. The pre-processing information can correspond to identification of content to ...


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Robert Bennett, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III: Surface-wave communications and methods thereof. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, October 6, 2015: US09154966 (53 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system including a frequency mixer that combines a signal and a carrier wave to form a combined signal, and a transmitter that generates a transmission based on the combined signal. The system can also include a coupling device that emits ...


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Yuniarto Widjaja: Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile functionality and method of operating. Zeno Semiconductor, Alan W Cannon, Law Office of Alan W Cannon, October 6, 2015: US09153333 (48 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile modes and methods of operation. A semiconductor storage device includes a plurality of memory cells each having a floating body for storing, reading and writing data as volatile memory. The device includes a floating gate or trapping layer f ...