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Apparatus and method of spinal implant and fusion

Apparatus and method of spinal implant and fusion

Worldwide Diamond Trademarks

Cushion shaped hearts and arrows gemstone and method

Date/App# patent app List of recent Facet-related patents
01/22/15
20150025639
 Self-pivoting spinal implant and associated instrumentation patent thumbnailnew patent Self-pivoting spinal implant and associated instrumentation
An intervertebral implant includes an insertion end, an opposing engagement end, and first and second opposed main surfaces configured to contact respective adjacent vertebral endplates. Each of the first and second main surfaces has an anterior edge, a posterior edge, and extends between the insertion and engagement ends.
Depuy Synthes Products, Llc
01/22/15
20150025637
 Bi-directional fixating/locking transvertebral body screw/intervertebral cage stand-alone constructs having a central screw locking lever, and pliers and devices for spinal fusion patent thumbnailnew patent Bi-directional fixating/locking transvertebral body screw/intervertebral cage stand-alone constructs having a central screw locking lever, and pliers and devices for spinal fusion
A bi-directional fixating transvertebral (bdft) screw/cage apparatus including an intervertebral cage for maintaining disc height, and a method of inserting the same is provided. The intervertebral cage includes a first internal screw guide and a second internal screw guide, a first screw member and a second screw member, and a central screw locking lever coupled to the intervertebral cage, wherein the central screw locking lever prevents the first screw member and the second screw from pulling-out of the first internal screw guide and the second internal screw guide.
01/22/15
20150025575
 Apparatus and  spinal implant and fusion patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and spinal implant and fusion
An apparatus and method of performing a minimally invasive posterior spine fusion. More specifically an apparatus with a handle and a forked head on the distal end of the handle is used to grasp implant material and introduce the material to an implant site.
01/22/15
20150024565
 Method of forming semiconductor device having embedded strain-inducing pattern patent thumbnailnew patent Method of forming semiconductor device having embedded strain-inducing pattern
A semiconductor device can include an active region having a fin portion providing a channel region between opposing source and drain regions. A gate electrode can cross over the channel region between the opposing source and drain regions and first and second strain inducing structures can be on opposing sides of the gate electrode and can be configured to induce strain on the channel region, where each of the first and second strain inducing structures including a respective facing side having a pair of {111} crystallographically oriented facets..
01/22/15
20150021696
 Mos devices having epitaxy regions with reduced facets patent thumbnailnew patent Mos devices having epitaxy regions with reduced facets
An integrated circuit structure includes a gate stack over a semiconductor substrate, and an opening extending into the semiconductor substrate, wherein the opening is adjacent to the gate stack. A first silicon germanium region is disposed in the opening, wherein the first silicon germanium region has a first germanium percentage.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150020544
 Cushion shaped hearts and arrows gemstone and method patent thumbnailnew patent Cushion shaped hearts and arrows gemstone and method
A cushion cut diamond and method for polishing a diamond to form a cushion cut which will display a hearts and arrows pattern characteristic of the true hearts and arrows pattern in a round cut diamond when subjected to light. The cushion cut is formed by polishing a diamond into a symmetrical rounded shaped geometry having four curvilinear long sides and four curvilinear corner sides of equal radius with the four curvilinear corner sides interconnecting the four curvilinear long sides to form the rounded shape; forming 4 main crown facets of substantially equal geometry and dimension symmetrically positioned on the four long sides of the diamond with the 4 main crown facets on the four corner sides being equal in geometry and dimension and symmetrically positioned on the four corner sides and further comprising a table facet, 8 crown star facets on the main crown sides adjacent the table facet; 16 crown halve facets.
Worldwide Diamond Trademarks Ltd.
01/15/15
20150020044
 Productized approach for developing multi instance single code base product/application with centralized management patent thumbnailProductized approach for developing multi instance single code base product/application with centralized management
The embodiments herein relate to product/application customization and, more particularly, to develop multi instance single code base product/application with centralized management. The central repository present in the system fetches and holds all differentiation information for various instances of the application.
Hcl Technologies Ltd.
01/08/15
20150012529
 Pivot facets for text mining and search patent thumbnailPivot facets for text mining and search
Provided are techniques for providing and using pivot facets for text mining and search. A metadata field is mapped to a pivot facet.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/08/15
20150012040
 Hybrid multifunctional posterior interspinous fusion device patent thumbnailHybrid multifunctional posterior interspinous fusion device
This invention relates to an improved structure for an interspinous stabilization device that more evenly distributes loads throughout the adjacent vertebrae than known interspinous stabilization devices, and further readily compensates for graft settling so as to maintain continued axial loading of the graft. More specifically, this invention relates to a medical device that helps in performing a spinal fusion procedure by holding the bone graft in place and stabilizing the facet screw by a plate that is attached to it.
The University Of Toledo
01/08/15
20150009661
 Utility illumination device patent thumbnailUtility illumination device
A utility illumination device comprises a first end member, a second end member and a light tube coupled between the first end member and the second end member. The first end member has at least one faceted surface along an edge thereof.
01/01/15
20150006500

Multifaceted search


A query is received that includes two or more facets of a multidimensional inverted index for a collection of documents. Each document is associated with at least one facet.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/01/15
20150006301

System and transforming photo tags of products into a linkable advertisement or purchase page


A system includes a plurality of servers to process and serve a social web application and advertising platform. The platform is capable of transforming tags of products in identifiable regions of a socially shared photo into a linkable advertisement and/or hyperlink to a purchase page for the products.
01/01/15
20150005882

Devices and methods for minimally invasive spinal stablization and instrumentation


Described herein are devices and methods for fusion of adjacent vertebral bones using distractor platforms for exposure and resection of at least a portion of the facet joint, such as in performance of a tlif procedure. In one embodiment, the distractor platform contains at least a first receptacle and/or extension adapted to couple to the implanted screw/bone marker and the method includes advancing a threaded segment of a bone fastener assembly into the identified first pedicle of the first vertebral bone, the first bone fastener assembly further comprises a second segment adapted to couple with a distraction platform adapted to concurrently attach onto at least one tissue retention blade and adapted to retain the tissue retention blade in the displaced position.
01/01/15
20150005117

Apparatus and playing a rebound ball game


The invention provides game apparatus for use in a rebound ball game in which a player causes a ball to impact a target surface and to rebound therefrom. The apparatus comprises at least one multi-sided game ball having partially spherical surface regions and a plurality of deflector formations or facets) directed outwardly, for causing the game ball to rebound erratically from a target surface in use.
01/01/15
20150002925

Illumination system for euv lithography


The disclosure relates to an illumination system for euv lithography, as well as related elements, systems and methods. In some embodiments, an illumination system includes a first optical element and a second optical element.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
01/01/15
20150001381

Auto-alignment system for high precision masted head mirror


According to an embodiment of the disclosure, an optical sensor system comprises a mast, a mast mirror, a navigation unit, one or more faceted mirrors, and at least two beam-steering mirrors. The mast is elevated from a vehicle.
Raytheon Company
01/01/15
20150000163

Shaped support features for footwear ground-engaging members


The present disclosure is directed to an article of footwear including an upper configured to receive a foot and a sole component fixedly attached to a bottom portion of the upper. The sole component may include a baseplate having a bottom surface and at least a first ground engaging member extending substantially downward from the bottom surface of the baseplate, and a first elongate support member extending substantially downward from the bottom surface of the baseplate, abutting the first ground engaging member at a side portion, and extending horizontally from the side portion of the first ground engaging member.
Nike, Inc.
01/01/15
20150000162

Shaped support features for footwear ground-engaging members


The present disclosure is directed to an article of footwear including an upper configured to receive a foot and a sole component fixedly attached to a bottom portion of the upper. The sole component may include a baseplate having a bottom surface and at least a first ground engaging member extending substantially downward from the bottom surface of the baseplate, and a first elongate support member extending substantially downward from the bottom surface of the baseplate, abutting the first ground engaging member at a side portion, and extending horizontally from the side portion of the first ground engaging member.
Nike, Inc.
12/25/14
20140379728

Multifaceted search


A query is received that includes two or more facets of a multidimensional inverted index for a collection of documents. Each document is associated with at least one facet.
International Business Machines Corporation
12/25/14
20140379087

Cervical distraction method


A device and method for a minimally invasive surgical implantation to reduce radicular symptoms by inserting an expandable cervical distraction implant in the facet joint and distracting the adjacent cervical vertebrae to increase the foraminal dimension. The implant, when positioned in the cervical facet joint, expands to via delivery of an inflation medium to increase the space between the vertebrae, thereby increasing the foraminal area or dimension, and reducing pressure on the nerves and blood vessels of the cervical spine..
Providence Medical Technology, Inc.
12/25/14
20140377984

Bridging terminal


A bridging terminal includes a cap and four conductive pieces. Each of the flexible conductive pieces has two pin portions and a connecting portion.
Dinkle Enterprise Co., Ltd.
12/25/14
20140376853

Mach-zehnder interferometer type optical modulator


A mach-zehnder interferometer type optical modulator includes a first end facet and a reflecting portion opposing the first end facet; a single optical coupler including input and output ports, the optical coupler being disposed between the first end facet and the reflecting portion; first and second optical waveguides that are connected to the input ports of the optical coupler; third and fourth optical waveguides that are connected to the output ports of the optical coupler; and a phase shifting section disposed between the optical coupler and the reflecting portion. The phase shifting section includes a first optical waveguide structure constituting part of the third optical waveguide; a first upper electrode on the first optical waveguide structure; a second optical waveguide structure constituting part of the fourth optical waveguide; and a second upper electrode on the second optical waveguide structure..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
12/25/14
20140376120

Support for facets


The movable attachment enables assembling and disassembling the facet without having to reorient thereof as well it enables to orientate the facet without having to place the facet.. .
12/25/14
20140374559

Methods and cup holder adapter


Methods and apparatus for a cup holder adapter according to various aspects of the present invention comprise a container comprising a substantially circular exterior surface and a multi-faceted interior surface. The exterior surface may be suitably configured to be positioned within a round cup holder device.
Make A Difference Water, Llc
12/18/14
20140370458

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


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).. .
Pbc Lasers Gmbh
12/18/14
20140369367

Structure for electron-beam pumped edge-emitting 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.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
12/18/14
20140368803

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.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
12/11/14
20140363954

Method for etching a group iii nitride semiconductor, producing a group iii nitride semiconductor crystal, and 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


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


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


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


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


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 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 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.


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