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Paul Shala Henry, Donald J Barnickel, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Thomas M Willis III: Method and apparatus for arranging communication sessions in a communication system. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, November 22, 2016: US09503189 (64 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for determining a usage pattern, and sending instructions to a plurality of waveguide systems to transmit or receive electromagnetic waves along a surface of each of a plurality of wires according to the usage pattern. Other embodi ...


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Mai Vu: System, method and apparatus for multi-input multi-output communications over per-transmitter power-constrained channels. Trustees of Tufts College, Bergman & Song, Michael Bergman, November 22, 2016: US09503170 (63 worldwide citation)

A multipath communication system forms a complex weighted compound signal for transmission through a channel environment wherein the compound signal includes a complex variable weighted compound signal related to a count of available antennas, a power constraint related to each said antenna, and a c ...


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Jun Xue, Ching Mei Hsu, Zihui Li, Ludovic Godet, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle: Anisotropic gap etch. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, November 22, 2016: US09502258 (29 worldwide citation)

A method of anisotropically dry-etching exposed substrate material on a patterned substrate is described. The patterned substrate has a gap formed in a single material made from, for example, a silicon-containing material or a metal-containing material. The method includes directionally ion-implanti ...


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Erick Michael Lavoie, John Shutko, Roger Arnold Trombley: System and method of inputting an intended backing path. Ford Global Technologies, Raymond Coppiellie, Price Heneveld, November 22, 2016: US09500497 (29 worldwide citation)

A path input system is provided. The path input system includes at least one imaging device for generating image data. A GPS device is included for generating satellite image data. A controller generates an aerial view of a vehicle and a trailer based on the image data and the satellite data. A disp ...


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John W Haim, Janet A Stern Berkowitz, Stephen E Terry, Virgil Comsa: Method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers associated with multiple timing advances. InterDigital Patent Holdings, Volpe and Koenig P C, November 22, 2016: US09503989 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for power control for wireless transmissions on multiple component carriers corresponding to multiple serving cells associated with multiple timing advances are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may determine transmit powers for a first physical channel for a ...


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Michal Danek, Jon Henri, Shane Tang: Deposition of conformal films by atomic layer deposition and atomic layer etch. Lam Research Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, November 22, 2016: US09502238 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods for depositing conformal films using a halogen-containing etchant during atomic layer deposition are provided. Methods involve exposing a substrate to a halogen-containing etchant such as nitrogen trifluoride between exposing the substrate to a first precursor and exposing the substrate to a ...


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Terrence Caskey, Ilyas Mohammed, Cyprian Emeka Uzoh, Charles G Woychik, Michael Newman, Pezhman Monadgemi, Reynaldo Co, Ellis Chau, Belgacem Haba: BVA interposer. Invensas Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 22, 2016: US09502390 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for making an interposer includes forming a plurality of wire bonds bonded to one or more first surfaces of a first element. A dielectric encapsulation is formed contacting an edge surface of the wire bonds which separates adjacent wire bonds from one another. Further processing comprises r ...


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Zafar Rafii: Audio matching based on harmonogram. Gracenote, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 22, 2016: US09501568 (12 worldwide citation)

In an example context of identifying live audio, an audio processor machine accesses audio data that represents a query sound and creates a spectrogram from the audio data. Each segment of the spectrogram represents a different time slice in the query sound. For each time slice, the audio processor ...


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David G Havskjold, Samuel B Weiss: Haptic feedback device with a rotating mass of variable eccentricity. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, November 22, 2016: US09501912 (12 worldwide citation)

A haptic element having a rotating element at least partially fixed to the rotating shaft of a motor. The rotating element dynamically reconfigures its center of mass to provide at least a first concentric rotation state and second eccentric rotation state. The transition between the concentric stat ...


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Assaf Natanzon: Methods and apparatus for volume synchronization. EMC CORPORATION, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, November 22, 2016: US09501542 (10 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus to provide synchronizing first and second volumes in a continuous data protection system as part of an initialization process, identifying locations in the first and second data volumes having data differences, identifying data locations for entries in a data stream of undistrib ...