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Mikhail Korolik, Nitin K Ingle, Jingchun Zhang, Anchuan Wang, Jie Liu: Etch suppression with germanium. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 21, 2017: US09576809 (30 worldwide citation)

Methods of selectively etching silicon relative to silicon germanium are described. The methods include a remote plasma etch using plasma effluents formed from a fluorine-containing precursor and a hydrogen-containing precursor. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate pro ...


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Chieh Han Wu, Cheng Hsiung Tsai, Chung Ju Lee, Ming Feng Shieh, Ru Gun Liu, Shau Lin Shue, Tien I Bao: Method of spacer patterning to form a target integrated circuit pattern. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Haynes and Boone, February 21, 2017: US09576814 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a target pattern includes forming a plurality of lines over a substrate with a first mask and forming a first spacer layer over the substrate, over the plurality of lines, and onto sidewalls of the plurality of lines. The plurality of lines is removed, thereby providing a pattern ...


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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Guided-wave transmission device and methods for use therewith. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, February 21, 2017: US09577306 (26 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a transmission device that includes a transmitter that generates a first electromagnetic wave to convey data, the first electromagnetic wave having at least one carrier frequency and corresponding wavelength. A coupler couples the first ele ...


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Jacques Duparre, Dan Lelescu, Kartik Venkataraman: Array cameras incorporating optics with modulation transfer functions greater than sensor Nyquist frequency for capture of images used in super-resolution processing. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, February 21, 2017: US09578237 (21 worldwide citation)

A variety of optical arrangements and methods of modifying or enhancing the optical characteristics and functionality of these optical arrangements are provided. The optical arrangements being specifically designed to operate with camera arrays that incorporate an imaging device that is formed of a ...


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Gabriel Molina: Systems and methods for reducing motion blur in images or video in ultra low light with array cameras. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, February 21, 2017: US09578259 (21 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for reducing motion blur in images or video in ultra low light with array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for synthesizing an image from multiple images captured using an array camera includes capturing image data ...


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Curtis Davis, Manju Hegde, Wayne E Stark, John Lovberg: Vehicular radar sensing system utilizing high rate true random number generator. UHNDER, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, February 21, 2017: US09575160 (17 worldwide citation)

A radar sensing system for a vehicle includes transmit and receive pipelines. The transmit pipeline includes transmitters able to transmit radio signals. The receive pipeline includes receivers able to receive signals. The received signals are transmitted signals that are reflected from an object. T ...


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Assaf Natanzon, Brian Lake: Application aware cache coherency. EMC IP Holding Company, Muirhead and Saturnelli, February 21, 2017: US09575894 (17 worldwide citation)

A distributed processing system includes a first site and a second site, each containing at least one device having cache storage, nonvolatile storage, where, in response to moving a process running on the processor of the first site to the processor running on the second site, data in the cache sto ...


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Gur Kimchi, Daniel Buchmueller, Scott A Green, Brian C Beckman, Scott Isaacs, Amir Navot, Fabian Hensel, Avi Bar Zeev, Severan Sylvain Jean Michel Rault: Unmanned aerial vehicle delivery system. Amazon Technologies, Athorus PLLC, February 21, 2017: US09573684 (17 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes an unmanned aerial vehicle (“UAV”) configured to autonomously deliver items of inventory to various destinations. The UAV may receive inventory information and a destination location and autonomously retrieve the inventory from a location within a materials handling facilit ...


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Assaf Natanzon, Saar Cohen: Volume hot migration. EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY, Krishnendu Gupta, Joseph J D Angelo, February 21, 2017: US09575851 (17 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, system, and computer program product for non-disruptively moving a replicated volume from a first storage medium to a second storage medium, the method comprising notifying a first data protection appliance that the replicated volume is moving from a first storage medi ...


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Assaf Natanzon: Active/active replication. EMC IP Holding Company, Krishnendu Gupta, Joseph J D Angelo, February 21, 2017: US09575857 (17 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, system, and computer program for providing co-temporanious access to a single volume at a first site and a second site, the method comprising exposing the volume at the first site, exposing the volume at the second site; wherein the volume has the same identifier at th ...