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Aaron Carrano
Michael J Saracen, Aaron W Carrano, John W Allison, Gopinath R Kuduvalli: Method and apparatus for patient loading and unloading. Accuray Incorporated, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 30, 2009: US07552490 (31 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus of a positioning system are described to position an upper-half of a body relative to a head-end of a couch. The positioning system may be a patient positioning system and may include a treatment couch, a leg rest coupled to the treatment couch, and a drive mechanism coupled t ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, Ronald Green, Ilyas Mohammed, Stuart E Wilson, Wael Zohni, Yoichi Kubota, Jesse Burl Thompson: Microelectronic packages and methods therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 30, 2009: US07554206 (4 worldwide citation)


A microelectronic assembly includes a microelectronic package having a microelectronic element with faces and contacts, a flexible substrate spaced from and overlying a first face of the microelectronic element, and a plurality of conductive posts extending from the flexible substrate and projecting ...


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Sanjay Chaturvedi
Leonard Edward Bogan Jr, Fernando A P Cavalcanti, Nitin Chadda, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Peter D Klugherz, Daniel Martenak, Mark Anthony Silvano, Elsie Mae Vickery, Donald L Zolotorofe: Process for the selective (amm)oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes. Rohm and Haas Company, Marcella M Bodner, June 30, 2009: US07553986 (2 worldwide citation)


An improved process for the production of unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitrites from their corresponding C3 to C5 alkanes, or mixtures of C3 to C5 alkanes and alkenes, that involves a multi-stage reaction system which employs both separation of the oxidation product from one or more ...


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Evan Hildreth, Francis MacDougall: Multiple camera control system. GestureTek, Fish & Richardson P C, June 30, 2009: US07555142 (273 worldwide citation)


A multiple camera tracking system for interfacing with an application program running on a computer is provided. The tracking system includes two or more video cameras arranged to provide different viewpoints of a region of interest, and are operable to produce a series of video images. A processor ...


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Matthew A Wixey, Gary M Johnson: Surgical stapler with firing lock mechanism. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, David G Majdali, Patrick Y Ikehara, June 30, 2009: US07552854 (269 worldwide citation)


A surgical stapler is provided that maintains the jaws of the stapler in an open position and prevents firing of staples when a cartridge is not loaded in one of the jaws. Distinct positioning and sequencing of the jaws, capture pin and firing of the staples are provided by a latch mechanism. Such l ...


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Ian M Bennett: Method for processing speech using dynamic grammars. Phoenix Solutions, J Nicholas Gross, June 30, 2009: US07555431 (153 worldwide citation)


Speech data is processed with one or more dynamic grammars, to reduce latency and improve accuracy. Different speech grammars are used by a speech recognition process depending on a context experienced by a speaker, and sentence grammars are similarly varied during a natural language process. The me ...


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Stephen William Colley, Christopher Richard Fawcett, Mohammad Sharif, Michael William Marshall Tuck, David John Watson, Michael Anthony Wood: Process. Davy Process Technology, Senniger Powers, June 30, 2009: US07553397 (150 worldwide citation)


A process is described for the recovery of substantially pure ethyl acetate from a feedstock including ethyl acetate, ethanol and water. The process includes supplying the feedstock to a first distillation zone maintained under first distillation conditions effective for distilling from the feedstoc ...


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Ivo Flammer, Louis Anne De Montmorillon, Pieter Matthijsse: Optical fiber. Draka Comteq, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, June 30, 2009: US07555186 (149 worldwide citation)


An improved optical fiber achieves both reduced bending and microbending losses, as well as a much higher Brillouin threshold, as compared to standard transmission fibers. The optical fiber comprises a core including at least two dopants and having a refractive index difference Δn1 with an outer opt ...


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Michael Craig Stevens, Alexander Charles Knill, John Robert Dunton: Controlling inductive power transfer systems. Access Business Group International, Warner Norcross & Judd, June 30, 2009: US07554316 (148 worldwide citation)


An inductive power transfer system comprises a primary unit (10), having a primary coil (12) and an electrical drive unit (14) which applies electrical drive signals to the primary coil so as to generate an electromagnetic field. The system also comprises at least one secondary device (30), separabl ...


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Yining Hu, Jun Liu, Yingjian Chen, Mark D Thomas, Kroum S Stoev: Electrical lapping guide disposed laterally relative to a shield pedestal. Western Digital, Barcelo & Harrison, June 30, 2009: US07554767 (141 worldwide citation)


Methods are provided for fabricating an electrical lapping guide, and for using the electrical lapping guide to fabricate a transducer of a magnetic recording head. Additionally, transducers comprising an electrical lapping guide are also provided. Methods of fabricating the electrical lapping guide ...



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