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Vamsee K Pamula, Michael G Pollack, Philip Y Paik, Hong Ren, Richard B Fair: Apparatus for manipulating droplets by electrowetting-based techniques. Duke University, Jenkins Wilson & Taylor P A, June 28, 2005: US06911132 (236 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for manipulating droplets. The apparatus is a single-sided electrode design in which all conductive elements are contained on one surface on which droplets are manipulated. An additional surface can be provided parallel with the first surface for the purpose of containing th ...


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Vamsee K Pamula, Michael G Pollack, Philip Y Paik, Hong Ren, Richard B Fair: Methods for sampling a liquid flow. Duke University, Ward and Smith P A, E Eric Mills, William A Barrett, February 12, 2008: US07329545 (136 worldwide citation)

In a method for sampling a continuous liquid flow, the liquid flow is supplied to a surface along an input flow path. The liquid flow is sampled by forming a sample droplet from a portion of the liquid flow. The sample droplet is moved along an analysis flow path to a processing area of the surface, ...


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Vamsee K Pamula, Michael G Pollack, Philip Y Paik, Hong Ren, Richard B Fair: Methods for manipulating droplets by electrowetting-based techniques. Advanced Liquid Logic, William A Barrett, Ward and Smith P A, E Eric Mills, August 4, 2009: US07569129 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for manipulating droplets. The methods include providing the droplet on a surface comprising an array of electrodes and a substantially co-planer array of reference elements, wherein the droplet is disposed on a first one of the electrodes, and the droplet at least partially ove ...


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Michael G Pollack, Vamsee K Pamula, Richard B Fair, Hong Ren: Apparatus for manipulating droplets. Duke University, William A Barrett, Ward & Smith PA, April 3, 2012: US08147668 (70 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses for mixing droplets, such as a binary mixing apparatus, are provided. The binary mixing apparatus includes an array of electrodes and a conducting element positioned in relation to at least one of the electrodes to enable a droplet placed in electrical communication with the at least one ...


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Xixian Chen, Neil N McGowan, Khaled M Islam, Ning Guo, Hong Ren, Litong Li: Shared channel structure, ARQ systems and methods. Nortel Networks, December 26, 2006: US07154846 (46 worldwide citation)

A forward link design is provided employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies in which time division multiplexing is employed between data and control information on the forward link to service multiple users per slot. Another forward link design employing CDMA (code division multipl ...


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Hong Ren: Allocating control channel elements to downlink control channels. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Jean Pierre Fortin, Ericsson Canada, September 9, 2014: US08830936 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for allocating shared control channel resources. The control channel elements (CCEs) are allocated in units referred to as CCE sets. Each CCE set includes one or more control channel elements. Early commitment of control channel elements in a CCE set to a specific ...


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Shahid Rasul Chaudry, Muhammad Khaledul Islam, Hong Ren, Azeem Ahmad, Thomas Leonard Trevor Plestid, Neil McGowan, James Russell Weisert, Brian Douglas Troup, David Andrew Tetreau, David Allan Boettger: Systems and methods for implementing large CDMA cell sizes. Nortel Networks, June 10, 2003: US06577616 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are provided for CDMA (code division multiple access) access availability to a large cell area, and for traffic channel establishment. A group of cell site modems are configured to look for access attempts generated in respective complete and/or sectorized circular or annular ...


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Neil N McGowan, Hong Ren, Ashvin Chheda: Enhanced forward link power control during soft hand-off. Nortel Networks, Garlick Harrison & Markison, James A Harrison, Kevin L Smith, October 24, 2006: US07127267 (9 worldwide citation)

A plurality of base station transceiver subsystems determine whether to scale the forward link transmission power level and, if so, by what amount to control forward link transmission power level mismatch. The plurality of base stations transmit reverse link signal-to-noise ratio information and for ...


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Hong Ren, Girum Alebachew Fantaye, Xixian Chen, Ping Yu: Table based link adaption for wireless communication transmissions with one codeword. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Christopher & Weisberg P A, June 24, 2014: US08761108 (5 worldwide citation)

A radio resource management method is provided. Data for transmission is stored. The stored data is associated with user equipment (UE). A channel quality is estimated. A first modulation and coding scheme (MCS) is determined based at least in part on the estimated channel quality. A first number of ...


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Xixian Chen, Neil N McGowan, Muhammad Khaled Islam, Ning Guo, Hong Ren, Litong Li: Shared channel structure, ARQ systems and methods. Alcatel Lucent, Fay Sharpe, July 20, 2010: US07760698 (4 worldwide citation)

A forward link design is provided employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies in which time division multiplexing is employed between data and control information on the forward link to service multiple users per slot. Another forward link design employing CDMA (code division multipl ...