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Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting device and methods for producing same

Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting device and methods for producing same

Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting device and methods for producing same

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12/18/14
20140370458
 Structure design of ceramic drill for dental implant surgery patent thumbnailnew patent Structure design of ceramic drill for dental implant surgery
A drilling structure is disclosed. The disclosed drilling structure may include a drill head.
12/18/14
20140369371
 Laser patent thumbnailnew patent Laser
The invention relates to a laser (1) with a laser chip (10) having a plurality of active laser channels (20), a front facet (10a) for coupling out the laser radiation of the laser channels (20) and a rear facet (10b) for rear-side reflection of the laser radiation of the laser channels (20) in the direction of the front facet (10a); an external resonator (50) which couples a portion of the radiation exiting the laser chip (10) at the front facet (10a) back into the laser chip (10) and, by said back-coupling, couples the radiation of the laser channels (20) with one another; wherein at least one of the laser channels (20) is curved at least sectionally and—in the far field—in addition to a main beam (p3), at least one secondary beam (p1, p2) is divergently emitted by the laser chip (10); and wherein the resonator (50) reflects at least one of the secondary beams (p1, p2), which is—in the far field—divergently emitted by the laser chip (10) next to a main beam (p3), in the direction of the laser chip (10).. .
12/18/14
20140369367
 Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting device and methods for producing same patent thumbnailnew patent Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting device and methods for producing same
A semiconductor light emitting device includes a light guiding structure, a light emitting layer disposed within the light guiding structure, and a structure for discharging excess electric charge within the device. The device may be excited by an electron beam, as opposed to an optical beam, to create electron-hole pairs.
12/18/14
20140368803
 Illumination optical unit for euv projection lithography, and optical system comprising such an illumination optical unit patent thumbnailnew patent Illumination optical unit for euv projection lithography, and optical system comprising such an illumination optical unit
An illumination optical unit for euv projection lithography guides illumination light to an illumination field, in which a lithography mask can be arranged. A facet mirror with a plurality of facets guides the illumination light to the illumination field.
12/11/14
20140363954
 Method for etching a group iii nitride semiconductor, method for producing a group iii nitride semiconductor crystal, and method for producing a gan substrate patent thumbnailMethod for etching a group iii nitride semiconductor, method for producing a group iii nitride semiconductor crystal, and method for producing a gan substrate
A mask layer is formed on a ga polarity surface of the gan substrate as a growth substrate. Subsequently, a protective film pf is formed on a n polarity surface of the gan substrate.
12/11/14
20140363122
 Optical interposer for waveguides patent thumbnailOptical interposer for waveguides
A process for preparing a subassembly, the process comprising (a) defining the location of one or more grooves for receiving at least one polymer waveguide in a wafer, (b) etching the grooves into the wafer, each groove having sidewalls and a first facet at the terminal end perpendicular to the side walls, the first facet having a first angle relative to the top planar surface, (c) coating the first facet with a reflective material, and (d) disposing a fluid polymer waveguide precursor into each groove, and writing a core into the polymer material by directing at least one laser beam on the first facet by directing the laser beam into the top of the polymer material such that the beam reflects off of the first facet and down the interior of the polymer material to form the core in the polymer waveguide.. .
12/11/14
20140363075
 Image-based faceted system and method patent thumbnailImage-based faceted system and method
Disclosed herein is a system and method that facilitate searching and/or browsing of images by clustering, or grouping, the images into a set of image clusters using facets, such as without limitation visual properties or visual characteristics, of the images, and representing each image cluster by a representative image selected for the image cluster. A map-reduce based probabilistic topic model may be used to identify one or more images belonging to each image cluster and update model parameters..
12/11/14
20140362427
 Projection head for a laser projector patent thumbnailProjection head for a laser projector
A projection head is provided that has a fiber output coupling. A position of a point of intersection is able to be set between the light beams and thereby it is possible to position the point of intersection on the polygon facets.
12/11/14
20140362361
 Illumination optical unit for euv projection lithography patent thumbnailIllumination optical unit for euv projection lithography
An illumination optical unit for euv projection lithography serves for guiding illumination light towards an illumination field, in which a lithography mask can be arranged. The illumination optical unit has a first facet mirror having a plurality of individual mirrors.
12/11/14
20140362360
 Illumination optical unit for a projection exposure apparatus patent thumbnailIllumination optical unit for a projection exposure apparatus
An illumination optical unit for a projection exposure apparatus serves for guiding illumination light toward an illumination field, in which a lithography mask can be arranged. A first facet mirror has a plurality of individual mirrors that provide illumination channels for guiding illumination light partial beams toward the illumination field.
12/11/14
20140361340
Semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof
A semiconductor device includes a gate electrode formed on a silicon substrate via a gate insulation film in correspondence to a channel region, source and drain regions of a p-type diffusion region formed in the silicon substrate at respective outer sides of sidewall insulation films of the gate electrode, and a pair of sige mixed crystal regions formed in the silicon substrate at respective outer sides of the sidewall insulation films in epitaxial relationship to the silicon substrate, the sige mixed crystal regions being defined by respective sidewall surfaces facing with each other, wherein, in each of the sige mixed crystal regions, the sidewall surface is defined by a plurality of facets forming respective, mutually different angles with respect to a principal surface of the silicon substrate.. .
12/04/14
20140358902
Faceted search results
A data processing system receives a first user input comprising a search query. The data processing system displays in a search interface accessible across a plurality of computer application programs, a plurality of results matching the search query.
12/04/14
20140358900
Search systems and computer-implemented search methods
Search systems and computer-implemented search methods are described. In one aspect, a search system includes a communications interface configured to access a plurality of data items of a collection, wherein the data items include a plurality of image objects individually comprising image data utilized to generate an image of the respective data item.
12/04/14
20140357084
Mitigation of asymmetrical profile in self aligned patterning etch
A method which is particularly advantageous for improving a self-aligned pattern (sap) etching process. In such a process, facets formed on a spacer layer can cause undesirable lateral etching in an underlying layer beneath the spacer layer when the underlying layer is to be etched.
12/04/14
20140356577
Method of marking material and system therefore, and material marked according to same method
A method of forming one or more protrusions on an outer surface of a polished face of a solid state material, said method including the step of applying focused inert gas ion beam local irradiation towards an outer surface of a polished facet of a solid state material in a way of protruding top surface material; wherein irradiated focused inert gas ions from said focused inert gas ion bean penetrate the outer surface of said polished facet of said solid state material; and wherein irradiated focused inert gas ions cause expansive strain within the solid state crystal lattice of the solid state material below said outer surface at a pressure so as to induce expansion of solid state crystal lattice, and form a protrusion on the outer surface of the polished face of said solid state material.. .
12/04/14
20140353741
Bottled epitaxy in source and drain regions of fets
A method for fabricating enhanced-mobility pfet devices having channel lengths below 50 nm. Gates for pfets may be patterned in dense arrays on a semiconductor substrate that includes shallow trench isolation (sti) structures.
12/04/14
20140353045
Drill pipe with replaceable tool joints
A drill string including tool assembly. The tool assembly includes a tool joint adapter and a tool joint coupled to the tool joint adapter through a faceted pin.
11/27/14
20140348461
Optical component with angled-facet waveguide
An optical component includes a component body, and at least one angled-facet waveguide formed in the component body, wherein the angled-facet waveguide is substantially mirror-symmetrical in shape relative to a line at or near the center of the angled-facet waveguide.. .
11/27/14
20140347842
Radiation generating apparatus and a method of generating radiation
Radiation generating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first radiation generating source for generating radiation comprising a first range of wavelengths, a second radiation generating source for generating radiation comprising a second range of wavelengths and a photoluminescent material which is arranged to absorb radiation in the first and second wavelength range and generate radiation comprising a third range of wavelengths.
11/27/14
20140346693
Methods of forming a tir optical fiber lens
Methods of forming a total-internal-reflection (tir) optical fiber lens are disclosed. The methods include heating an end of an optical fiber with a defocused infrared laser beam to form a bulbous tip having a curved outer surface that defines a lens surface.
11/27/14
20140346557
Nitride semiconductor light-emitting element
A nitride semiconductor light-emitting element includes a layered semiconductor body which is made of a group iii nitride semiconductor, and includes a light-emitting facet, and a multilayer protective film which is formed to cover the light-emitting facet of the layered semiconductor body, and includes a plurality of insulating films. The multilayer protective film includes a first protective film and a second protective film covering the first protective film.
11/20/14
20140343679
Disc-facet vertebral device
This prosthesis (1) includes: two pairs (2, 3) of elongated joint elements (6-9) forming disc joint surfaces (6e-9e) and facet joint surfaces (6b-9b); means (10a, 10b, 11a, 11b) for positioning one pair (2, 3) of elements relative to the other. According to the invention, each disc joint surface (6e-9e) is in the shape of a hemisphere portion; said positioning means comprise posterior positioning surfaces (10a-11b); the prosthesis is associated with at least one rigid transverse element (4, 5) comprising positioning surfaces designed to be placed against said posterior positioning surfaces (10a-11b), this placement making it possible to perform relative positioning of one pair of joint elements (6, 8) relative to the other pair of joint elements (7, 9) such that the disc joint surfaces (6e, 7e, 8e, 9e) are situated in a same geometric hemisphere (h)..
11/20/14
20140342536
Defect reduction using aspect ratio trapping
Lattice-mismatched epitaxial films formed proximate non-crystalline sidewalls. Embodiments of the invention include formation of facets that direct dislocations in the films to the sidewalls..
11/13/14
20140336162
Locally administrated low doses of corticosteroids
This invention provides for using a locally delivered low dose of a corticosteroid to treat pain caused by any inflammatory disease including sciatica, herniated disc, stenosis, mylopathy, low back pain, facet pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteolysis, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or tarsal tunnel syndrome. More specifically, a locally delivered low dose of a corticosteroid can be released into the epidural space, perineural space, or the foramenal space at or near the site of a patient's pain by a drug pump or a biodegradable drug depot..
11/13/14
20140335939
3d enhancements to game components in gaming systems including a multi-faceted gaming surface
An electronic gaming machine, system and method for providing game components with 3d enhancement are provided. The machine includes: one persistent data store; one receiver to receive game data for storage in the persistent data store; at least one processor configured to, using a portion of the game data, generate a multi-faceted gaming surface having a plurality of facet gaming surfaces, wherein each facet gaming surface comprises at least one of a row and a column of game components along a plane in accordance with a set of game rules for a given game; and a display device configured with a user interface to display the multi-faceted gaming surface in three-dimensions in relation to the plane of the display device; wherein the at least one processor is configured to run multiple instances of the given game in parallel on different facet gaming surfaces of the multi-faceted gaming surface..
11/13/14
20140335938
3d enhancements to game components in gaming systems as multi-faceted game components
An electronic gaming machine, a system and a method for providing game components with 3d enhancement are disclosed. The machine includes one processor, one persistent data store, one receiver to receive game data, and a display device configured with a user interface to display: a portion of the game data as at least one of a row and a column of game components along a plane in accordance with a set of game rules for a given game; and at least one of the game components as a multi-faceted game component, wherein the multi-faceted game components are displayed in a 3d configuration in relation to the plane of the display device, wherein the at least one processor is configured to associate at least one additional symbol with at least one facet of the multi-faceted game component; and integrate the at least one additional symbol into the given game..
11/13/14
20140334007
Optical element stacks for the direction of light
Provided herein are devices and associated methods for the direction of light, e.g. Sunlight.
11/06/14
20140330914
Supporting multiple facets of users in a social networking service
A system and method for supporting multiple facets of users in a social networking service (sns). In one embodiment, a request is received from a first user to create multiple facets upon logging into the sns.
11/06/14
20140328362
Highly integrable semiconductor device
Described herein is a novel technique used to make novel thin iii-v semiconductor cleaved facet edge emitting active optical devices, such as lasers and optical amplifiers. These fully processed laser platelets with both top side and bottom side electrical contacts can be thought of as freestanding optoelectronic building blocks that can be integrated as desired on diverse substrates for a number of applications, many of which are in the field of communications.
11/06/14
20140327054
Raised source/drain and gate portion with dielectric spacer or air gap spacer
A semiconductor structure and method of manufacturing the same are provided. The semiconductor device includes epitaxial raised source/drain (rsd) regions formed on the surface of a semiconductor substrate through selective epitaxial growth.
10/30/14
20140324825
Generation of multi-faceted search results in response to query
Aspects retrieve, organize and display different classifications of sets of search results in different, respective tabbed sheets that are nested on top of one another in a web-based interface dashboard. A text string search query is classified into constituent primary search terms that are likely to return satisfactory search results as indicated by retrieved search history data as a function of search resources and language classification rules associated with the user identity indicia.
10/30/14
20140324172
Dynamic spinal implants incorporating cartilage bearing graft material
A dynamic spinal implant utilizes cartilage bearing graft material in dynamic disc replacement and/or facet arthroplasty. Methods and apparatus for dynamic spinal implants incorporate bulk articular graft tissues derived from donor joint sources in human (allograft or autograft) or non-human (xenograft) tissue.
10/30/14
20140324170
Facet arthroplasty devices and methods
A prosthesis replaces all or a portion of a natural facet joint on a vertebral body. The prosthesis has a prosthesis body accommodating fixation to the vertebral body at or near a pedicle and without support by a lamina.
10/30/14
20140324102
System and method for multiple level facet joint arthroplasty and fusion
Facet joint replacement implants may be designed for use on multiple adjacent vertebral levels. Each superior implant may have a substantially semispherical concave surface, and each inferior implant may have a cooperating semispherical convex surface that is deformable to enable it to be pressed into the superior implant concave surface to fix the relative orientations of the superior and inferior implants.
10/30/14
20140324044
Minimally invasive methods for spinal facet therapy to alleviate pain and associated surgical tools, kits and instructional media
Methods and surgical tools for treating back pain use a spinal facet debridement tool with cautery and denuding action and minimally invasive protocol that can denude and cauterize soft tissue associated with a synovial capsule of the spinal facet joint.. .
10/30/14
20140323203
3d enhancements to gaming components in gaming systems with real-world physics
A computer-implemented method for enhancing game components in a gaming system using various three-dimensional enhancements. The three-dimensional enhancements may involve stacks of gaming components to provide and integrate additional symbols, multi-faceted gaming components, multi-faceted gaming surfaces running multiple games in parallel, items animating to simulate real-world physics, merging components, shapes to push up or down gaming components to create stacks, and so on.
10/30/14
20140323202
3d enhancements to game components in system including 3d game components with additional symbols
A computer-implemented method for enhancing game components in a gaming system using various three-dimensional enhancements. The three-dimensional enhancements may involve stacks of gaming components to provide and integrate additional symbols, multi-faceted gaming components, multi-faceted gaming surfaces running multiple games in parallel, items animating to simulate real-world physics, merging components, shapes to push up or down gaming components to create stacks, and so on.
10/30/14
20140322601
Anode active material for lithium secondary battery and lithum secondary battery comprising the same
The anode active material of the present invention comprises silicon-based particles obtained from at least one of silicon, a silicon oxide and a silicon alloy, and the silicon-based particles have a faceted shape, thereby providing high capacity and good life characteristics without causing any deterioration which has been generated in the use of conventional silicon-based particles, and eventually providing a lithium secondary battery having such characteristics.. .
10/30/14
20140320435
Systems and methods for haptically-enabled conformed and multifaceted displays
One illustrative system disclosed herein includes a touch-sensitive surface, which includes: a first surface on a first plane; and a second surface adjacent to the first surface, wherein the second surface is on a second plane different from the first plane. The illustrative system also includes a haptic output device configured to receive a haptic signal and output a haptic effect.
10/23/14
20140316476
Method for using a guard for creating a socket posteriorly in the lumbar spine
A method for guiding a bone removal device to form a socket in the human spine and for inserting a cortical bone implant into the socket. The method includes placing a guard against the posterior aspect of the spine, the guard having a passage therethrough, inserting the bone removal device into the passage, removing a portion of a facet joint with the bone removal device to create the socket having a maximum height, and inserting the cortical bone implant into the socket.
10/23/14
20140316292
Circulation monitoring system
A peripheral arterial flow obstruction detection system for providing a predictive diagnosis correlating to the diagnosis peripheral arterial disease. The system includes a host computer and a sensor used to detect and measure a physiological signal from a subject's finger or toe, such as the measurement of a signal using photoplethysmography using a ppg sensor.
10/23/14
20140314113
Semiconductor laser with varied-width waveguide and semiconductor laser module including the same
A semiconductor laser outputs a laser light from an output facet of a waveguide having an index waveguide structure, via a lens system. The waveguide includes, in order from a rear facet opposite to the output facet, a first narrow portion, a wide portion that is wider than the first narrow portion, a second narrow portion narrower than the wide portion, a first tapered portion formed between the first narrow portion and the wide portion, which expands toward the wide portion, and a second tapered portion formed between the wide portion and the second narrow portion, which narrows toward the second narrow portion.
10/23/14
20140313518
Laser rangefinder sensor
The specification discloses a pulsed time-of-flight laser range finding system used to obtain vehicle classification information. The sensor determines a distance range to portions of a vehicle traveling within a sensing zone of the sensor.
10/23/14
20140312443
Butt-coupled buried waveguide photodetector
A method of forming an integrated photonic semiconductor structure having a photodetector and a cmos device may include forming the cmos device on a first silicon-on-insulator region, forming a silicon optical waveguide on a second silicon-on-insulator region, and forming a shallow trench isolation (sti) region surrounding the silicon optical waveguide such that the shallow trench isolation electrically isolates the first and second silicon-on-insulator region. Within the sti region, a germanium material is deposited adjacent an end facet of the semiconductor optical waveguide.
10/23/14
20140312428
Epitaxial replacement of a raised source/drain
Disclosed is a semiconductor article which includes a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of gate structures having a spacer adjacent to a conducting material of the gate structure wherein a corner of the spacer is faceted to create a faceted space between the faceted spacer and the semiconductor substrate; and a raised source/drain adjacent to each of the gate structures, the raised source/drain filling the faceted space and having a surface parallel to the semiconductor substrate. At least one gate structure of the plurality of gate structures is for an nfet and at least one gate structure of the plurality of gate structures is for a pfet..
10/16/14
20140310461
Optimized and parallel processing methods with application to query evaluation
Methods of computing the results of logical operations on large sets are described which coax a processor to utilize efficiently processor caches and thereby reduce the latency of the results. The methods are particularly useful in parallel processing systems.
10/16/14
20140310289
Data analytics with navigation (dawn) using associations between selectors (terms) and data items
Systems and methods are described which use associations between field values, more generally terms, called selectors, and data items, or structures within data items. The associative information is derived from the content of data and can be stored in optimal data structures, generally descriptively named associative matrices, which may be used to perform searches and calculations of data analytics.
10/16/14
20140309316
Self-healing catalysts: co3o4 nanorods for fischer-tropsch synthesis
A self-healing reaction process for a chemical reaction is provided by exposing a catalyst a reaction mixture that includes carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas such that hydrocarbons are produced. The catalyst includes co3o4 nanorods having both co2+ and co3+ exposed thereon.
10/16/14
20140308782
Self-limiting selective epitaxy process for preventing merger of semiconductor fins
A self-limiting selective epitaxy process can be employed on a plurality of semiconductor fins such that the sizes of raised active semiconductor regions formed by the selective epitaxy process are limited to dimensions determined by the sizes of the semiconductor fins. Specifically, the self-limiting selective epitaxy process limits growth of the semiconductor material along directions that are perpendicular to crystallographic facets formed during the selective epitaxy process.
10/16/14
20140308003
Ferrule assemblies, connector assemblies, and optical couplings having coded magnetic arrays
Ferrule assemblies having at least one coded magnetic array are disclosed. In one embodiment, a ferrule assembly includes a ferrule body having a coupling surface and a coded magnetic array having a plurality of magnetic regions.
10/09/14
20140303735
Artificial disc replacements with natural kinematics
This invention improves upon prior art total disc replacements (tdrs) by more closely replicating the kinematics of a natural disc. The preferred embodiments feature two or more fixed centers of rotation (cors) and an optional variable cor (vcor) as the artificial disk replacement (adr) translates from a fixed posterior cor that lies posterior to the cor of the tdr to facilitate normal disc motion.
10/09/14
20140303671
Angled washer polyaxial connection for dynamic spine prosthesis
A dynamic spine prosthesis (such as a facet joint prosthesis having an articulation surface configured to articulate with a corresponding facet joint element) that has a fixation element with an elongated bone entry portion defining a longitudinal axis and a dynamic spine prosthesis component connected to the fixation element at a connection location by an adjustable connection. The adjustable connection has first and second washers each rotatably supported by the fixation element and each having an angled contact surface in a plane not perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the fixation element, with the connection location being between the bone entry portion and the first and second washers..
10/09/14
20140303624
Cutting burr shank configuration
A cutting burr that includes a pair of axially spaced diamond-shaped portions designed to be keyed into a spindle of a locking mechanism of a high speed surgical drilling instrument and adapted to fit into a single pawl thereof to lock said cutting burr in place so as to prevent axial movement thereof and provide concentric rotation of said cutting burr without any wobbling. The orientation of both portions may be identical with respect to a center plan and diamond shape in the portion at the proximal end of the shank of the cutting tool may be larger than the intermediately located diamond shape of the other portion.
10/09/14
20140302658
Transistor with improved sigma-shaped embedded stressor and method of formation
A method and structure of an embedded stressor in a semiconductor transistor device having a sigma-shaped channel sidewall and a vertical isolation sidewall. The embedded stressor structure is made by a first etch to form a recess in a substrate having a gate and first and second spacers.
10/09/14
20140301421
Flared laser oscillator waveguide
A broad area semiconductor diode laser device includes a multimode high reflector facet, a partial reflector facet spaced from said multimode high reflector facet, and a flared current injection region extending and widening between the multimode high reflector facet and the partial reflector facet, wherein the ratio of a partial reflector facet width to a high reflector facet width is n:1, where n>1. The broad area semiconductor laser device is a flared laser oscillator waveguide delivering improved beam brightness and beam parameter product over conventional straight waveguide configurations..
10/09/14
20140300953
Tunable multi-mode laser
A widely tunable multi-mode semiconductor laser containing only two electrically active sections, being an optical gain section and a tunable distributed bragg reflector section adapted to reflect at a plurality of wavelengths, wherein the gain section is bounded by the tunable distributed bragg reflector section and a broadband facet reflector, and wherein the tunable distributed bragg reflector section comprises a plurality of discrete segments capable of being selectively tuned, wherein the reflection spectra of one or more segments of the tunable distributed bragg reflector section can be tuned lower in wavelength to reflect with the reflection spectrum of a further segment of the tunable distributed bragg reflector section to provide a wavelength range of enhanced reflectivity. An optical transmitter comprising a light source that is such a widely tunable multi-mode semiconductor laser..
10/02/14
20140297048
Enabling intelligent hot water distribution within a plumbing system
A hot water heater sensor can be configured to determine a level of hot water available for resident use. A set of facets can control a distribution of hot water within a residence.
10/02/14
20140296916
Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint, the implant comprising two members arranged in opposed position, and an implant distractor comprising a generally elongate member adapted to advance between the two members of the implant causing separation of the members and distraction of the facet joint, wherein the implant is adapted to conform to the shape of the implant distractor and/or the articular surfaces of the facet upon being delivered to the facet joint. Several embodiments of a system, several embodiments of an implant, and several methods are disclosed including a method for interbody fusion..
10/02/14
20140296564
Preparation process of nanocatalysts with (111) crystal facet exposed and process for vapour-phase co oxidative coupling to oxalate
The invention belongs to the technical field of preparing oxalate in coal to ethylene glycol, aiming at providing a preparation process for nanocatalysts with (111) crystal facet exposed and a process for vapour-phase co oxidative coupling to oxalate. The nanocatalysts with (111) crystal facet exposed comprise carrier, active component and promoter on the carrier, wherein, in term of the weight of the carrier, the active component accounts for 0.05-2% of the weight of the carrier, the weight percentage of metal elements in the promoter is 20% or less.
10/02/14
20140295595
Optical device structure using gan substrates for laser applications
An optical device includes a gallium nitride substrate member having an m-plane nonpolar crystalline surface region characterized by an orientation of about −1 degree towards (000-1) and less than about +/−0.3 degrees towards (11-20). The device also has a laser stripe region formed overlying a portion of the m-plane nonpolar crystalline orientation surface region.
10/02/14
20140291700
Sic single crystal, sic wafer, and semiconductor device
An sic single crystal includes a low dislocation density region (a) where the density of dislocations each of which has a burgers vector in a {0001} in-plane direction (mainly a direction parallel to a <11-20> direction) is not more than 3,700 cm/cm3. Such an sic single crystal is obtained by: cutting out a c-plane growth seed crystal of a high offset angle from an a-plane grown crystal; applying c-plane growth so that the density of screw dislocations introduced into a c-plane facet may fall in a prescribed range; cutting out a c-plane growth crystal of a low offset angle from the obtained c-plane grown crystal; and applying c-plane growth so that the density of screw dislocations introduced into a c-plane facet may fall in a prescribed range.
10/02/14
20140290638
Gemstone and method for cutting the same
The invention relates to a gemstone (10) comprises a girdle (13), a crown (11) and a pavilion (12). The crown has a table (14), ten star facets (15) surrounding the table, ten bezel facets (16) aligned between the star facets and twenty upper girdle facets (20) aligned between the bezel facets.
09/25/14
20140289256
Method and system for managing faceted data
A method, system and computer-readable medium for performing hybrid processing of prescribed and dynamically defined attributes for one or more entity instances is provided in one or more implementations of the present invention. The inventive architecture of the present invention including a data structure having a dynamic object abstraction layer configured to: provide for storage and retrieval of facet data independent of one or more prescribed database structures and proprietary object definitions; provide facet attributes in an application object model; provide for defining a number of fixed fields for one or more entities; and, provide for defining and storing one or more dynamic fields for each instance of the one or more entities.
09/25/14
20140288602
Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint, the implant comprising two members arranged in opposed position, and an implant distractor comprising a generally elongate member adapted to advance between the two members of the implant causing separation of the members and distraction of the facet joint, wherein the implant is adapted to conform to the shape of the implant distractor and/or the articular surfaces of the facet upon being delivered to the facet joint. Several embodiments of a system, several embodiments of an implant, and several methods are disclosed including a method for interbody fusion..
09/25/14
20140288601
Facet fixation with anchor wire
A facet fixation device formed from an anchor screw and a collet or facet screw that is secured to adjacent pedicles. The anchor screw having an aperture for receipt of a first end of guide wire or polyaxial based facet screw.
09/25/14
20140288565
Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint, the implant comprising two members arranged in opposed position, and an implant distractor comprising a generally elongate member adapted to advance between the two members of the implant causing separation of the members and distraction of the facet joint, wherein the implant is adapted to conform to the shape of the implant distractor and/or the articular surfaces of the facet upon being delivered to the facet joint. Several embodiments of a system, several embodiments of an implant, and several methods are disclosed including a method for interbody fusion..
09/25/14
20140288544
Implantable thermal treatment method and apparatus
A long-term implantable ultrasound therapy system and method is provided that provides directional, focused ultrasound to localized regions of tissue within body joints, such as spinal joints. An ultrasound emitter or transducer is delivered to a location within the body associated with the joint and heats the target region of tissue associated with the joint from the location.


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Facet topics: Semiconductor, Semiconductor Material, Interbody Fusion, Lumbar Facet Fusion, Facet Fusion, Lumbar Spine, Intervertebral Disc, Spondylolisthesis, User Interface, Annotations, Graphical User Interface, Annotation, Data Element, Juxtaposition, Synovial Fluid

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