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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III, Ed Guntin: Waveguide system for slot radiating first electromagnetic waves that are combined into a non-fundamental wave mode second electromagnetic wave on a transmission medium. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Robert Gingher, January 9, 2018: US09865911 (23 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for generating first electromagnetic waves and directing instances of the first electromagnetic waves to an interface of a transmission medium to induce propagation of second electromagnetic waves substantially having a non-fundame ...


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Robert Bennett, Paul Shala Henry, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Host node device and methods for use therewith. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Ed Guntin, Bruce E Stuckman, January 9, 2018: US09866309 (22 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a host node device having a terminal interface that receives downstream channel signals from a communication network and send upstream channel signals to the communication network. An access point repeater launches the downstream channel si ...


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CONRAD WAYNE ERNEST: APPAREIL DE NETTOYAGE DES SURFACES A FONCTIONNALITE AMELIOREE, SURFACE CLEANING APPARATUS WITH ENHANCED OPERABILITY. G B D, OMACHRON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, BERESKIN & PARR S E N C R L S R L, January 9, 2018: CA2730689 (17 worldwide citation)

An upright surface cleaning apparatus comprises a floor cleaning head having a dirty air inlet and an upright section moveably mounted to the surface cleaning head. The surface cleaning apparatus also includes an air flow passage extending from the dirty air inlet to a clean air outlet. The air flow ...


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Bhargav Citla, Chentsau Ying, Srinivas Nemani, Viachslav Babayan, Michael Stowell: Selective etch using material modification and RF pulsing. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 9, 2018: US09865484 (12 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor systems and methods may include methods of performing selective etches that include modifying a material on a semiconductor substrate. The substrate may have at least two exposed materials on a surface of the semiconductor substrate. The methods may include forming a low-power plasma w ...


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Colin Laird Lazier: Throughput optimization for redundancy coded data storage systems. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Davis Wright Tremaine, January 9, 2018: US09866242 (9 worldwide citation)

Techniques described and suggested herein include systems and methods for optimizing throughput characteristics for data archives stored on data storage systems using redundancy coding techniques. For example, redundancy coded shards, which may include identity shards that contain unencoded original ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Semyon Nisenzon, Dan Lelescu: Systems and methods for encoding image files containing depth maps stored as metadata. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, January 9, 2018: US09864921 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for storing images synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the images in electronic files in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor and memory containing an encoding application and light field image ...


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Paul V Cooper, Vincent D Fontana: Method of forming transfer well. Molten Metal Equipment Innovations, Snell & Wilmer L, January 9, 2018: US09862026 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for forming a transfer chamber inside a cavity of, or next to, a vessel used to retain molten metal. A form is positioned in or next to the vessel, wherein the form defines the transfer chamber. Refractory material is placed into the form, and an opening is left ben ...


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In Sang Ryu, Kyoung Pyo Ha, You Sang Son, Kiyoung Kwon: System and method for controlling of valve timing of continuous variable valve duration engine. Hyundai Motor Company, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 9, 2018: US09863340 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling valve timing of a turbo engine may include classifying a plurality of control regions depending on an engine load and an engine speed, applying a maximum duration to an intake valve and controlling a valve overlap between an exhaust valve and the intake valve in a first cont ...


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Dennis M Hausmann: Bromine containing silicon precursors for encapsulation layers. Lam Research Coporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, January 9, 2018: US09865815 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods of depositing silicon nitride encapsulation layers by atomic layer deposition over memory devices including chalcogenide material are provided herein. Methods include using iodine-containing and/or bromine-containing silicon precursors and depositing thermally using ammonia or hydrazine as a ...


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Litao Wang, Feng Ouyang, Yiyu Cheng: Electronic cigarette atomizer with convenient-to-mount heating wire. ZHUHAU YOUDE TECHNOLOGY, Yiyu Cheng, January 9, 2018: US09861140 (5 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to an electronic cigarette atomizer with a convenient-to-mount heating wire, which includes an oil storage atomization main body, a suction nozzle and a base. The base is provided with the heating wire and a heating wire fixing seat. More than two mounting holes are formed in ...