Antonio Forenza, Stephen G Perlman: System and methods to compensate for Doppler effects in multi-user (MU) multiple antenna systems (MAS). REARDEN, Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott, April 12, 2016: US09312929 (133 worldwide citation)

A system and methods are described which compensate for the adverse effect of Doppler on the performance of DIDO systems. One embodiment of such a system employs different selection algorithms to adaptively adjust the active BTSs to different UEs based by tracking the changing channel conditions. An ...

Gregory Rueblinger, Kevin Saber, Erik Van Horn, Colleen P Gannon, Mark Meagher: Axially reinforced flexible scan element. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, April 12, 2016: US09310609 (127 worldwide citation)

A flexible scan element for a laser scanner is disclosed. The flexible can element may be made from a non-linear elastomeric material that twists sufficiently for scan operation but resists unwanted motion from shock/vibration through the use of a rigid motion-limiting member encapsulated, at least ...

Steven G Hall, Daniel L Baber, Richard L Leimbach: Surgical instrument soft stop. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 12, 2016: US09307986 (98 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a drive member movable by a drive motor between a home position and an end of stroke. A mechanical stop is disposed at or near the end of stroke and is structured to increase resistance to movement of the drive member from a first position to a second position. A contr ...

Frederick E Shelton IV: Staple cartridges for forming staples having differing formed staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 12, 2016: US09307988 (72 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge is disclosed. The staple cartridge comprises a staple cartridge body comprising a first side, a second side, and an elongated slot comprising a first lateral side and a second lateral side. The staple cartridge body further comprises, one, a deck having elevationally offset first ...

John N Border: See-through computer display systems. Osterhout Group, GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates, April 12, 2016: US09310610 (69 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention relate to providing see-through computer display optics.

Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Robert Bennett, Paul Shala Henry: Transmission device with impairment compensation and methods for use therewith. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, April 12, 2016: US09312919 (62 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a waveguide system that includes a transmission device having a coupler positioned with respect to a transmission medium to facilitate transmission or reception of electromagnetic waves that transport communications data. The electromagneti ...

Xikun Wang, Jie Liu, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle, Jeffrey W Anthis, Benjamin Schmiege: Oxide and metal removal. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 12, 2016: US09309598 (50 worldwide citation)

Methods are described herein for etching metal films which are difficult to volatize. The methods include exposing a metal film to a chlorine-containing precursor (e.g. Cl2). Chlorine is then removed from the substrate processing region. A carbon-and-nitrogen-containing precursor (e.g. TMEDA) is del ...

Ammar Al Ali, Anmol Majmudar: Plethysmographic respiration processor. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 12, 2016: US09307928 (49 worldwide citation)

A plethysmographic respiration processor is responsive to respiratory effects appearing on a blood volume waveform and the corresponding detected intensity waveform measured with an optical sensor at a blood perfused peripheral tissue site so as to provide a measurement of respiration rate. A prepro ...

Jayaraman Manni, Philip Eun, Michael M Berrow: Correlation and consolidation of analytic data for holistic view of a malware attack. FireEye, Rutan & Tucker, William W Schaal, April 12, 2016: US09311479 (47 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, a method for correlating and consolidating analytic data to provide a holistic view of a malware attack. The method comprises receiving analytic data from a plurality of electronic devices. The analytic data from each electronic device of the plurality of electronic devi ...

Kevin Zi Jun Chao, John Avi Roop, Greg Magee, Ronald Jou, Reuben Brewer, Christopher Steven Pell, Bryan J Duggan, Zhi Chen Dong, Thomas Ruby: Surgical device and methods. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY, William A English, Vista IP Law Group, April 12, 2016: US09308011 (43 worldwide citation)

A system and method for abdominal surgery is disclosed. The system can have one or more end effectors that can be attached to an introducer and/or tray and inserted into the abdomen through a large puncture through the patient's umbilicus. The end effector can have a surgical tool, such as a grasper ...