Nelson V Tabirian, Sarik R Nersisyan, Brian R Kimball, Diane M Steeves: Fabrication of high efficiency, high quality, large area diffractive waveplates and arrays. Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co, The United States of America Represented by the Secretary of the Army, Brian S Steinberger, Law Offices of Brian S Steinberger P A, July 24, 2018: US10031424 (7 worldwide citation)

The objective of the present invention is providing a method for fabricating high quality diffractive waveplates and their arrays that exhibit high diffraction efficiency over large area, the method being capable of inexpensive large volume production. The method uses a polarization converter for co ...

Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel: Apparatus and methods for generating an electromagnetic wave having a wave mode that mitigates interference. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Robert Gingher, July 24, 2018: US10033108 (6 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, receiving an electrical signal, and generating on an outer surface of a transmission medium, according to the electrical signal, electromagnetic waves having a target wave mode. At least a portion of electric fields of the electromagnetic waves has a sp ...

Paul Shala Henry, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Thomas M Willis III: Method and apparatus for coupling an antenna to a device. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Matthew Tropper, July 24, 2018: US10033107 (6 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, by a feed point of a dielectric antenna, electromagnetic waves from a dielectric core coupled to the feed point without an electrical return path, where at least a portion of the dielectric antenna comprises a conductive surface, ...

Ryan P Brooks, John M Brock, Storrs T Hoen: Force sensing switch. Apple, Dorsey & Whitney, July 24, 2018: US10032592 (4 worldwide citation)

A force sensing switch for use in an electronic device can include one or more dome switches disposed over a top surface of a deflectable beam. One or more strain gauges can be disposed over at least one surface of the deflectable beam. An electronic device that includes at least one force sensing s ...

Benjamin Hindson, Christopher Hindson, Michael Schnall Levin, Kevin Ness, Mirna Jarosz, Serge Saxonov: Methods and systems for processing polynucleotides. 10X GENOMICS, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, July 24, 2018: US10030267 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides compositions, methods, systems, and devices for polynucleotide processing. Such polynucleotide processing may be useful for a variety of applications, including polynucleotide sequencing.

Andrey Mizik, Lee Ming Zen, Gavin Derek McCullagh, Yohanes Santoso, Vadim Meleshuk, Yu Gu, Minli Lai, Ivan Mistrianu, Rebecca Claire Weiss, Yi Cheng Chen, Ronald Andrew Hoskinson: Adaptive resolution of domain name requests in virtual private cloud network environments. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 24, 2018: US10033691 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described to enable adaptive handling of domain resolution requests originating from a virtual private cloud (VPC) networking environment. An administrator of the VPC can provide a set of rules specific to the VPC that designates how requests for a domain name should be handl ...

Craig Wesley Howard, Hardeep Singh Uppal: Routing mode and point-of-presence selection service. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 24, 2018: US10033627 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for sloppy routing are provided. A client transmits a DNS query corresponding to a requested resource to a content delivery network (CDN) service provider. In some embodiments, the CDN service provider processes the DNS query to determine whether a threshold content delivery band ...

Yuniarto Widjaja: Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile functionality including resistance change material and method of operating. Zeno Semiconductor, Alan W Cannon, July 24, 2018: US10032514 (2 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor memory is provided wherein a memory cell includes a capacitorless transistor having a floating body configured to store data as charge therein when power is applied to the cell. The cell further includes a nonvolatile memory comprising a resistance change element configured to store da ...

Yuniarto Widjaja, Zvi Or Bach: Method of maintaining the state of semiconductor memory having electrically floating body transistor. Zeno Semiconductor, Alan W Cannon, July 24, 2018: US10032776 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of maintaining a state of a memory cell without interrupting access to the memory cell are provided, including applying a back bias to the cell to offset charge leakage out of a floating body of the cell, wherein a charge level of the floating body indicates a state of the memory cell; and a ...

Patrick Francis Cimprich, Michael Gerald DeLuca, Jack Q W Cantwell, Sean David Peterson, Marshall J Wells: Type-to-type analysis for cloud computing technical components with translation scripts. Accenture Global Services, Brinks Gilson & Lione, July 24, 2018: US10033597 (2 worldwide citation)

Cloud computing has emerged as an extremely popular implementation option for a wide range of computing services. However, provisioning services into the cloud is an extremely difficult technical challenge. This is due in part to the regular emergence of new cloud service providers, as well as the r ...