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Mark S Miller, E Dean Tribble, Norman Hardy, Christopher T Hibbert: Diverse goods arbitration system and method for allocating resources in a distributed computer system. Sun Microsystems, Gary S Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert Williams, June 17, 1997: US05640569 (501 worldwide citation)

A diverse goods arbitration system and method allocates computer resources among bidding requesters. Bid slates are transmitted to an arbiter by users (requesters) requesting use of specified portions of the available computer resources. Each bid slate may contain a plurality of bids, each bid repre ...


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Mark S Miller, Norman Hardy, E Dean Tribble, Christopher T Hibbert, Eric C Hill: Persistent distributed capabilities. Sun Microsystems, Pennie & Edmonds, April 11, 2000: US06049838 (176 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed that provides persistent capabilities for distributed, object-oriented applications running on generally available hardware. The disclosed system and method operate in a transparent distributed object system where inter-process messaging between the program objects i ...


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Bogdan M Simion, Yingjian Chen, Mark S Miller: Bias layers which are formed on underlayers promoting in-plane alignment of the c-axis of cobalt used in magnetoresistive transducers. Read Rite Corporation, Mark Lauer, February 6, 2001: US06185081 (170 worldwide citation)

Bias layers for a magnetoresistive (MR) sensor have an in-plane easy axis of magnetization for providing a longitudinal bias to MR layers. The bias layers include cobalt (Co), and are formed on various underlayers having crystalline structures that encourage an in-plane alignment of the C-axis of th ...


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Syed A Hossain, Mark S Miller, Devendra P Rathi: High moment and high permeability transducer structures and formation. Read Rite Corporation, Mark Lauer, October 2, 2001: US06296955 (150 worldwide citation)

Magnetically permeable, high magnetic saturation, primarily iron NiFe alloys are formed on thin seed layers by sputtering and electroplating. Pole layers a few microns in thickness can be formed of magnetically superlative, primarily iron NiFe alloys in this manner for transducers that may be used i ...


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Zhupei Shi, Chun He, Syed Hossain, Mark S Miller: Inductive write head for magnetic data storage media. Read Rite Corporation, Hickman Coleman & Hughes, February 20, 2001: US06190764 (149 worldwide citation)

An inductive write head includes a first pole and a second pole that form a yoke having a write gap between the first pole and second pole. The second pole is formed of a particular Co


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Zhupei Shi, Chun He, Syed Hossain, Mark S Miller: Method of forming an inductive write head for magnetic data storage media. Read Rite Corporation, Hickman Coleman & Hughes, April 24, 2001: US06221218 (142 worldwide citation)

An inductive write head includes a first pole and a second pole that form a yoke having a write gap between the first pole and second pole. The second pole is formed of a particular Co


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Wehn Sherng Chen, George A Henry, Susan M Gaud, Mark S Miller, John M Kaiser, Estela A Balmaceda, Ronnie G Morgan, Cynthia C Baer, Rajendra P Borwankar, Lorraine C Hellgeth, John J Strandholm, Gerard L Hasenhuettl, Phillip J Kerwin, Chyi Cheng Chen, John F Kratochvil, Wennie L Lloyd, Gerard Eckhardt, Adam P De Vito, Alice A Heth: Microfragmented ionic polysaccharide/protein complex dispersions. Kraft General Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 14, 1992: US05104674 (93 worldwide citation)

Microfragmented ionic polysaccharide/protein complex dispersions which are suitable for use as fat substitute compositions in food products such as ice cream, salad dressings, dips, spreads and sauces and methods for preparing such dispersions and food products.


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E Dean Tribble, Mark S Miller, Norman Hardy, Jacob Y Levy, Eric C Hill, Christopher T Hibbert: Distributed garbage collection system and method. Sun Microsystems, Steven F Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert Caserza, September 28, 1999: US05960087 (68 worldwide citation)

A distributed garbage collection system and method is disclosed that is compatible with local ref-count or full garbage collection and that ensures that no local object's storage is deleted by the local garbage collector unless it is certain that there are no actual or potential remote references to ...


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Cynthia C Baer, Gregory S Buliga, Gerard L Hassenheutti, George A Henry, Alice A Heth, Linda K Jackson, Jill M Kennedy Tolstedt, Phillip J Kerwin, Mark S Miller, Elizabeth M Parker, Neela K Paul, David G Pechak, Gary F Smith, Vernon C Witte: Low calorie food products having smooth, creamy, organoleptic characteristics. Kraft General Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 30, 1991: US05011701 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method for preparing a low fat or substantially fat-free food product such as pourable dressings and viscous dressings. The method includes the steps of heating and repeatedly shearing at least two times an aqueous dispersion consisting of from about 3 to about ...


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