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Chaitanya Chukka, Patrick J Schmidt, Andrew M Wurtenberger: Detection of component fault at cell towers. Sprint Communications Company, September 6, 2016: US09439092 (113 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for detecting cell site component faults are provided. An unmanned aerial vehicle may be utilized to collect heat signature information about remotely located cell towers. The heat signature information is analyzed to detect any anomalies at the remote c ...


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Michael Leabman: Methods and systems for maximum power point transfer in receivers. Energous Corporation, Eric L Sophir, Dentons US, September 6, 2016: US09438045 (63 worldwide citation)

A MPPT management method in a receiver used for wireless power transmission may include the monitoring of the power extracted from RF waves at a dedicated antenna element in the receiver; detecting MPPT at an intelligent input boost converter in the receiver; comparing the detected MPPT with MPPT ta ...


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Michael Leabman: Methods and systems for maximum power point transfer in receivers. Energous Corporation, Eric L Sophir, Dentons US, September 6, 2016: US09438046 (62 worldwide citation)

A MPPT management method in a receiver used for wireless power transmission may include the monitoring of the power extracted from RF waves at a dedicated antenna element in the receiver; detecting MPPT at an intelligent input boost converter in the receiver; comparing the detected MPPT with MPPT ta ...


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John N Border: See-through computer display systems. Osterhout Group, GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates, September 6, 2016: US09436006 (53 worldwide citation)

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


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Hamilton E Gonzalez, Jeffrey S Swayze, Michael S Cropper, Charles J Scheib, Frederick E Shelton IV, Gregory W Johnson: Tissue thickness compensator comprising a plurality of layers. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 6, 2016: US09433419 (46 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator comprising a first compensation layer, a second compensation layer, and a pocket situated between the compensation layers can be positioned in the end effector of a surgical instrument. A fastener cartridge positioned in the end effector can comprise a fastener moveabl ...


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Zhijun Chen, Jingchun Zhang, Ching Mei Hsu, Seung Park, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle: Radical-component oxide etch. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 6, 2016: US09437451 (35 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed silicon oxide on patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch formed from a fluorine-containing precursor. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate processing region where the plasma effluents combine with a ...


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John Colgrove, John Hayes, Bo Hong, Feng Wang, Ethan Miller, Craig Harmer: Scheduling of reconstructive I/O read operations in a storage environment. Pure Storage, Edward J Lenart, Kennedy Lenart Spraggins, September 6, 2016: US09436396 (34 worldwide citation)

A system and method for effectively scheduling read and write operations among a plurality of solid-state storage devices. A computer system comprises client computers and data storage arrays coupled to one another via a network. A data storage array utilizes solid-state drives and Flash memory cell ...


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Henry Wallace Dornemann, Rahul S Pawar, Paramasivam Kumarasamy, Satish Chandra Kilaru, Ananda Venkatesha: Efficient live-mount of a backed up virtual machine in a storage management system. COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 6, 2016: US09436555 (34 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods enable a virtual machine, including any applications executing thereon, to quickly start executing and servicing users based on pre-staged data blocks supplied from a backup copy in secondary storage. An enhanced media agent may pre-stage certain backed up data blocks which may b ...


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Andrew T Kim, Cathryn J Christiansen, Ping Chuan Wang: Integrated circuit (IC) test structure with monitor chain and test wires. GlobalFoundries, Hoffman Warnick, David Cain, September 6, 2016: US09435852 (33 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present disclosure provide an integrated circuit (IC) test structure. An IC structure according to the present disclosure can include: a monitor chain having a first end electrically connected to a second end through a plurality of metal wires each positioned within one of a first met ...


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Erick Michael Lavoie: System and method for determining a hitch angle offset. Ford Global Technologies, Raymond Coppiellie, Price Heneveld, September 6, 2016: US09434414 (32 worldwide citation)

A system and a method are provided for estimating an actual hitch angle between a vehicle and a trailer. A hitch sensor on the vehicle continuously senses a measured hitch angle and a steering sensor continuously senses a steering angle of steered wheels of the vehicle. A controller determines an of ...