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Ofer Saban, Isaac Shapira: Radio-frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) chip(s) for providing distributed antenna system functionalities, and related components, systems, and methods. Corning Optical Communications Wireless, C Keith Montgomery, May 10, 2016: US09338823 (107 worldwide citation)

Radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuit (RFIC) chip(s) allow for the integration of multiple electronic circuits on a chip to provide distributed antenna system functionalities. RFIC chips are employed in central unit and remote unit components, reducing component cost and size, increasing performan ...


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Douglas M Pasko, Ashok N Srivastava, Hani Batla, Igor Kantor, Gurpreet Ubhi: Unmanned aerial vehicle flight path determination, optimization, and management. VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, May 10, 2016: US09334052 (105 worldwide citation)

A device receives a request for a flight path from a first location to a second location in a region. The request includes component information associated with components of UAVs in a group. The device calculates a most efficient flight path from the first location to the second location based weat ...


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Christos Kyrtsos, Thomas Edward Pilutti, Alex Maurice Miller, Douglas Scott Rhode: Trailer length estimation in hitch angle applications. Ford Global Technologies, Raymond Coppiellie, Price Heneveld, May 10, 2016: US09335162 (58 worldwide citation)

A vehicle system for estimating a trailer length is disclosed. The system incorporates at least one sensor configured to measure a wheel steer angle and a trailer angle in communication with a processor. The processor is operable to determine a first length by a first computation method and determin ...


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Lauren S Weaner, Taylor W Aronhalt, Michael J Vendely, Emily A Schellin, Frederick E Shelton IV: Fastener cartridge assemblies. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 10, 2016: US09332984 (58 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge assembly. The fastener cartridge assembly can comprise a fastener, a cartridge body, and a tissue thickness compensator. The fastener can comprise a base, a first leg extending from the base, and a second leg extending from the base. The cartridge body can comprise a fastener ca ...


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Richard L Leimbach, Mark D Overmyer, Shane R Adams, Brett E Swensgard: Control arrangements for a drive member of a surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 10, 2016: US09332987 (55 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument may be operated compensating for the effect of splay in flexible knife bands on transection length of a powered surgical instrument. The surgical instrument includes a processor and a memory. A relationship between articulation angle of an ...


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Cortney E Henderson, Taylor W Aronhalt, Chunlin Yang, Charles J Scheib, Venkataramanan Mandakolathur Vasudevan, Mark D Timmer, Richard W Timm, Tamara Widenhouse, Steven G Hall: Layered tissue thickness compensator. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 10, 2016: US09332974 (52 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator may generally comprise a first layer comprising a first medicament, a second layer comprising a second medicament, and a third layer comprising a third medicament. The tissue thickness compensator may comprise a first layer comprising a first medicament, a second layer ...


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John Stanley: Vertically disposed HID lamp fixture. IP Holdings, J Douglas Wells, May 10, 2016: US09335038 (32 worldwide citation)

A vertically disposed HID lamp fixture for growing plants, which includes a housing having an interior, an exterior, a top hole, and a lower lip defining a light opening towards the plants, further including an inlet duct and outlet duct for the forced air cooling embodiment, a socket tower having a ...


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Massi E Kiani: Drug administration controller. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 10, 2016: US09333316 (29 worldwide citation)

A drug administration controller has a sensor that generates a sensor signal to a physiological measurement device, which measures a physiological parameter in response. A control output responsive to the physiological parameter or a metric derived from the physiological parameter causes a drug admi ...


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Janice Emily Turner, Michael Jessup: Electromagnetic surface wave guiding medium having a first surface with coupling nodes repositionable at arbitrary locations. Roke Manor Research, Banner & Witcoff, May 10, 2016: US09337895 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for radio communication using surface waves, the apparatus comprising: a guiding medium having a first surface suitable for the propagation of surface waves, the first surface having a reactive impedance; at least one communication node, the node having a transmitter and/or receiver cou ...


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Peter Jax, Johann Markus Batke: Method and apparatus for changing the relative positions of sound objects contained within a Higher-Order Ambisonics representation. Thomson Licensing, Robert D Shedd, Jerome G Schaefer, May 10, 2016: US09338574 (23 worldwide citation)

Higher-order Ambisonics HOA is a representation of spatial sound fields that facilitates capturing, manipulating, recording, transmission and playback of complex audio scenes with superior spatial resolution, both in 2D and 3D. The sound field is approximated at and around a reference point in space ...