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David R Richardson, Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Bradley Eugene Marshall, Christopher L Scofield, Elmore Eugene Pope: Request routing based on class. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 6, 2018: US09887915 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for management and processing of resource requests is provided. A content delivery network service provider receives a DNS query from a client computing device. The DNS query corresponds to a requested resource from the client computing device. The content delivery network servic ...


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Seung H Park, Yunyu Wang, Jingchun Zhang, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle: Differential silicon oxide etch. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 6, 2018: US09887096 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed silicon oxide on patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a gas phase etch created from a remote plasma etch. The remote plasma excites a fluorine-containing precursor. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate processing regi ...


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Dmitry Lubomirsky, Sung Je Kim: Conditioned semiconductor system parts. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 6, 2018: US09885117 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for conditioning a semiconductor chamber component may include passivating the chamber component with an oxidizer. The method may also include performing a number of chamber process operation cycles in a semiconductor processing chamber housing the chamber component until the process is sta ...


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Lonnie Burrow: Subsonic polymeric ammunition. True Velocity, Chainey P Singleton, February 6, 2018: US09885551 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a subsonic ammunition including a polymeric casing body comprising a generally cylindrical hollow polymer body having a body base at a first end thereof and a mouth at a second end to define a propellant chamber; a propellant insert positioned in the propellant chamber ...


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Brian Hinman, David Gurevich, Miika Keskinen, Vishakan Ponnampalam, Chiu Ngok Eric Wong: Channel optimization in half duplex communications systems. Mimosa Networks, Carr & Ferrell, February 6, 2018: US09888485 (5 worldwide citation)

Channel Optimization in Half Duplex Communications Systems is provided herein. Methods may include obtaining at a first terminal, radio frequency (RF) spectral information local to the first terminal, analyzing at the first terminal, RF spectral information for a second terminal that is not co-locat ...


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CHIEN WEI JUNG, KARCZEWICZ MARTA, WANG XIANGLIN: MEILLEURE SIGNALISATION DU MODE DE PREVISION INTERNE POUR UN CODAGE VIDEO A LAIDE DUN MODE VOISIN, ENHANCED INTRA-PREDICTION MODE SIGNALING FOR VIDEO CODING USING NEIGHBORING MODE. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, SMART & BIGGAR, February 6, 2018: CA2837952 (5 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes techniques for intra-prediction mode signaling for video coding. In one example, a video coder is configured to determine, for a block of video data, a set of most probable intra-prediction modes such that the set of most probable intraprediction modes has a size that is eq ...


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Kuo Ching Lee, Ta Teh Meng, Mei Shi, Wen Liang Men, Sheng Ho Yang, Cheng Feng Yu: Board connector assembly, receptacle connector and plug connector thereof. Advanced Connectek, Alan D Kamrath, Kamrath IP Lawfirm P A, February 6, 2018: US09887473 (4 worldwide citation)

A board connector assembly has a receptacle connector and a plug connector. The receptacle connector has a first insulative housing, two sets of first terminals and two first metal reinforcing members mounted respectively on two opposite ends of the first insulative housing. The plug connector is de ...


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Wissam Rached: Binary refrigerating fluid. ARKEMA FRANCE, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, February 6, 2018: US09884984 (4 worldwide citation)

Binary compositions of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and difluoromethane, and especially to the uses thereof as a heat transfer fluid in compression systems with exchangers operating in counterflow mode or in split flow mode with counterflow tendency. Also, a method of heat transfer in which a binary c ...


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Pavel Horsky, Jean Paul Eggermont, Jan Plojhar, Martin Musil, Paul Andrem Decloedt: Apparatus, systems and methods for average current control in a buck DC/DC LED driver. Semiconductor Components, Wash Park IP, John T Kennedy, February 6, 2018: US09887614 (3 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of apparatuses, systems and methods for regulating the currents provided by a DCDC buck converters to an LED unit are provided. In accordance with at least one embodiment, a regulating module operable to instruct and regulate the periods during which a first switch of a driver mo ...