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Jean-luc Dubois
Yasuhiro Magatani, Kimito Okumura, Jean Luc Dubois, Jean Francois Devaux: Catalyst and process for preparing acrolein and/or acrylic acid by dehydration reaction of glycerin. ARKEMA FRANCE, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, October 20, 2015: US09162954

A catalyst composition comprising at least an heteropolyacid deposited on a porous titania carrier. A catalyst composition comprising at least an heteropolyacid in which protons in the heteropolyacid may be partially exchanged by at least one cation selected from elements belonging to Group 1 to Gro ...


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Jan Christoffersson, MÃ¥rten Ericson: Method and apparatus for uplink transmit power adjustment. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Murphy Bilak & Homiller PLLC, October 20, 2015: US09167535 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and a user equipment for use in a wireless communication system. The method and user equipment allow for transmit power adjustment of the transmit power of a selected of a plurality of antennas of the user equipment. The method comprised a transmit power adj ...


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Vinod R Purayath, Randhir Thakur, Nitin K Ingle: Integrated oxide and nitride recess for better channel contact in 3D architectures. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 20, 2015: US09165786 (77 worldwide citation)

Methods of etching back an oxide-nitride-oxide (ONO) layer of a 3-d flash memory cell without breaking vacuum are described. The methods include recessing the two outer silicon oxide dielectric layers to expose the flanks of the thin silicon nitride layer. The silicon nitride layer is then etched ba ...


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Ilia Moskovich, Aviram Amir, Itzhak Barak, Eliezer Ben Zeev: Integrated circuit device and method for determining an index of an extreme value within an array of values. Freescale Semiconductor, October 20, 2015: US09165023 (76 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit device comprises at least one digital signal processor, DSP, module, the at least one DSP module comprising a plurality of data registers and at least one data execution unit, DEU, module arranged to execute operations on data stored within the data registers. The at least one ...


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Liang Wang, Hong Shen, Rajesh Katkar: Making electrical components in handle wafers of integrated circuit packages. Invensas Corporation, Haynes and Boone, October 20, 2015: US09165793 (67 worldwide citation)

A method for making an integrated circuit package includes providing a handle wafer having a first region defining a cavity. A capacitor is formed in the first region. The capacitor has a pair of electrodes, each coupled to one of a pair of conductive pads, at least one of which is disposed on a low ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Paul Jansen, Massi Joe E Kiani, Anand Sampath: Modular patient monitor. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 20, 2015: US09161696 (47 worldwide citation)

A modular patient monitor has a docking station configured to accept a handheld monitor. The docking station has standalone patient monitoring functionality with respect to a first set of parameters. At least some of the first parameter set are displayed simultaneously on a full-sized screen integra ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Massi Joe E Kiani, Walter M Weber: Multi-mode patient monitor configured to self-configure for a selected or determined mode of operation. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 20, 2015: US09161713 (45 worldwide citation)

A patient monitoring system comprises a plurality of emitters configured to transmit light into a tissue site and a detector configured to receive the light after tissue absorption. The detector generates a signal responsive to the intensity of the light and communicates the signal to a monitor. An ...


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David C Yates, Aron O Zingman, Ashvani K Madan, Kevin L Houser, Danius P Silkaitis, William D Dannaher, Timothy G Dietz, Richard W Timm, Robert J Laird, Gavin M Monson: Motor driven electrosurgical device with mechanical and electrical feedback. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 20, 2015: US09161803 (41 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device comprises an end effector, a cutting member, and en electromechanical driver. The end effector comprises a pair of jaws that clamp tissue. The jaws include electrodes that deliver RF energy to clamped tissue. The cutting member cuts tissue clamped between the jaws. The elec ...


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Scott J Prior: Buttress fixation for a circular stapler. Covidien, October 20, 2015: US09161753 (37 worldwide citation)

A stapling apparatus has a buttress material removably attached to a staple cartridge of the stapling apparatus by at least one anchor releasable retained within a notch defined in the staple cartridge. The stapling apparatus has a staple pusher including a plurality of fingers for ejecting staples ...


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Erick Michael Lavoie, Douglas Scott Rhode, Darrel Alan Recker: Trailer active back-up assist with object avoidance. Ford Global Technologies, Angela M Brunetti, Raymond Coppiellie, October 20, 2015: US09164955 (34 worldwide citation)

A trailer back-up assist apparatus comprises an obstacle sensing system operable to output information characterizing proximity of a object adjacent to a vehicle-trailer combination while the vehicle-trailer combination is being backed toward a targeted location and a trailer back-up assist system c ...