Technology                                    Assignee (Pub. #, Pub. date, Inventor), title  


MOSFET devices
Avolare 2, LLC (8084342, December 27, 2011, Snyder et al.)
Method of manufacturing a CMOS device with zero soft error rate
Batteries
Cymbet Corporation (8044508, Oct. 25, 2011, Jenson et al.)
Method and apparatus for integrated-circuit battery devices
Medical diagnostic device
Medical Innovations International, Inc.  (8043826, Oct. 25, 2011, Ericson)
Device for monitoring inhibition of platelet function response
Computer memory
Cray Inc. (8024638, September 20, 2011, Resnick et al.)
Apparatus and method for memory read-refresh, scrubbing and variable-rate refresh
Optical stimulation of
 nerves

(8012189, Sept. 6, 2011, Webb et al.)
Method and vestibular implant using optical stimulation of nerves
Fluid handling system
Expert Services Group, LLC (8007747, August 30, 2011, Giter et al.)
Automated fluid handling cartridge, fluid processing system, and methods
Bidding system
Columbia Capital Management, L.L.C. (7945504, May 17, 2011, Lloyd et al.)
Secure image bidding system
Centrifugal separation
 device

Advanced Products Laboratories, Inc. (7901343, March 8, 2011, Dudrey et al.)
Methods and apparatus for centrifuging dry solids
Optics - tissue probes
(7883536, February 8, 2011, Bendett et al.)
Hybrid optical-electrical probes
Agriculture equipment
Paul R. Wingert (7866124, January 11, 2011, Wingert)
Method and agricultural bagger with upper tunnel compaction
 Physiological analysis
Medical Innovations International, Inc. (7833793, November 16, 2010, Ericson)
Method and device for monitoring inhibition of platelet function
 Electrical outlets
Mechanical Answers, LLC (7785139, August 31, 2010, Draggie et al.)
Electrical outlet having grounds-out receptacles and method
 Software - spam
 prevention

Data Laboratory, LLC  (7774719, August 10, 2010, Taylor)
System and method for conducting online visual identification of a person
 Lasers
(7760976, July 20, 2010, Tidwell)
Method and system for pointing a laser beam
 LED Illumination


LED Tech Development, LLC (7740371, June 22, 2010, Lebens, et al.)
Method and apparatus for pulsed L.E.D. illumination for a camera
 Agricultural product
 manufacturing

Pesco Inc.  (7730633, June 8, 2010, Jurkovich et al.)
Agricultural-product production with heat and moisture recovery and control
 Software - internet
 insurance

TranSurety, LLC (7711646, May 4, 2010, Cianciarulo et al.)
Method and apparatus for providing coverage for receiver of transmission data
 MOSFET devices
Avolare 2, LLC (7674680, March 9, 2010, Snyder et al.)
Transistor having high dielectric constant gate insulating layer and source and drain forming Schottky contact with substrate
 Image processing
Micoy Corp. (7656403, February 2, 2010, Grover et al.)
Image processing and display
 Magnetic probes
Innovative Materials Testing Technologies, Inc. (7626383, December 1, 2009, Sun et al.)
Apparatus and method for holding a rotatable eddy-current magnetic probe, and for rotating the probe around a boundary
 Thermal stratification
  testing


Intel Corporation (7202684, April 10, 2007, Fenk)
Thermal stratification test apparatus and method providing cyclical and steady-state stratified environments
 Computer memory
Cray, Inc. (7565593, July 21, 2009, Dixon et al.)
Apparatus and method for memory bit-swapping-within-address-range circuit

Diamond deposition


Zalman M. Shapiro (7547358, June 16, 2009, Shapiro)
System and method for diamond deposition using a liquid-solvent carbon-transfer mechanism

  LED Illumination

 LED Tech Development, LLC (7393119, Jul. 1, 2008, Lebens et al.)
 
Method and apparatus for constant light output pulsed L.E.D. illumination

Photonic crystal lasers


(7391561, June 24, 2008, Di Teodoro et al.)
Fiber- or rod-based optical source featuring a large-core, rare-earth-doped photonic-crystal device for generation of high-power pulsed radiation and method

Disk Storage Systems


Sherwood Information Partners, Inc. (7359188 , Apr. 15, 2008, Hall et al.)
Disk-drive enclosure having rows of alternately facing parallel drives to reduce vibration and method

Machine Vision
IC Manufacturing Parts Manipulation


Charles A. Lemaire (7353954 , Apr. 8, 2008, Malek et al.)
Tray flipper and method for parts inspection

Software - Internet Insurance


TranSurety, LLC (7349954 , Mar. 25, 2008, Cianciarulo et al.)
Systems and methods for reports based on transmission-failure claims

Disk Storage Systems


Sherwood Information Partners, Inc. (7349205 , Mar. 25, 2008, Hall et al.)
Disk-drive enclosure having front-back rows of substantially parallel drives and method

Stereo Visual-surround optics


Micoy Corporation (7347555 , Mar. 25, 2008, Grover)
Multi-dimensional imaging apparatus, systems, and methods

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7344804 , Mar. 18, 2008, Jody Klaassen)
Lithium/air batteries with LiPON as separator and protective barrier and method

Hose clamps


Mechanical Answers LLC (7329157 , Feb. 12, 2008, Maxwell et al.)
Mechanically advantaged band clamp and associated method

Shotgun training aide


Gregory D. Dietz (7328531 , Feb. 12, 2008, Dietz)
Gun sight and method for hitting a moving target

Computer memory testing and repair


Cray Inc. (7320100, Jan. 15, 2008, Dixon et al.)
Apparatus and method for memory with bit swapping on the fly and testing

Disk Storage Systems


Sherwood Information Partners, Inc. (7319586, Jan. 15, 2008, Hall et al.)
Disk-drive enclosure having drives in a herringbone pattern to improve airflow and method

Magnetic probe for subsurface cracks


Innovative Materials Testing Technologies, Inc. (7301335, Nov. 27, 2007, Sun et al.)
Apparatus and method for eddy-current magnetic scanning a surface to detect sub-surface cracks around a boundary

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7294209, Nov. 13, 2007, Shakespeare)
Apparatus and method for depositing material onto a substrate using a roll-to-roll mask

Disk storage systems


Sherwood Information Partners, Inc. (7280353, Oct. 9, 2007, Hall et al.)
System and method for reduced vibration interaction in a multiple-hard-disk-drive enclosure

Electrical outlets


Mechanical Answers LLC (7278878, Oct. 9, 2007, Draggie et al.)
Method and apparatus for A.C. outlet having grounds-out receptacles

Software - Internet automation systems


ORA International, Inc. (7277895, Oct. 2, 2007, Parkinson)
System and method of parsing a template for generating presentation data

Automated Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7274118, Sept. 25, 2007, Jenson et al.) 

Solid state MEMS activity-activated battery device and method

Agricultural Equipment


Paul Wingert (7266936, Sept. 11, 2007, Paul Wingert )
Agricultural bagger with shielded hopper agitation and method

Photonic crystal lasers


(7260299, Aug. 21, 2007, Di Teodoro et al.)
Multi-segment photonic-crystal-rod waveguides coupled across a free-space gap and associated method

Software - Internet Digital Rights Management


Daniel M. Fields (7254837, Aug. 7, 2007, Fields)
Apparatus and method for storing and distributing encrypted digital content

Software-Internet Underwriting


TranSurety, LLC (7246157, Aug. 21, 2007, Cianciarulo et al.)
Systems and methods for underwriting coverage for data transmissions

Wind Energy Systems


Robert A. DuHamel (7245039, Jul. 17, 2007, DuHamel)
Apparatus and method for generating hydrogen gas through the use of wind power

Software - Internet Digital Rights Management


Daniel M. Fields (7237268, Jun. 26, 2007, Fields)
Apparatus and method for storing and distributing encrypted digital content and functionality suite associated therewith

Optical Stimulation of Nerves


(8652187, Feb. 18, 2014, Wells et al.)
Cuff apparatus and method for optical and/or electrical nerve stimulation of peripheral nerves

  Optical Stimulation of
  Nerves


(8475506, July 2, 2013, Bendett et al.)
VCSEL array stimulator apparatus and method for light stimulation of bodily tissues

Lasers, Spectral-beam combining


(7233442, Jun. 19, 2007, Brown et al.)
Method and apparatus for spectral-beam combining of high-power fiber lasers

Lithium batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7211351, May 1, 2007, Klaassen)
Lithium/air batteries with LiPON as separator and protective barrier and method

Lasers, Spectral-beam combining


(7199924, Apr. 3, 2007, Brown et al.)
Apparatus and method for spectral-beam combining of high-power fiber lasers

Lithium batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7194801, Mar. 23, 2007, Jenson et al.)
Thin-film battery having ultra-thin electrolyte and associated method

LED Illumination


LED Tech Development, LLC (7186000, Mar. 6, 2007, Lebens et al.)
Method and apparatus for a variable intensity pulsed L.E.D. light

Computer memory testing and repair


Cray Inc. (7184916, Feb. 27, 2007, Resnick et al.)
Apparatus and method for testing memory cards

Disk Storage Systems


Sherwood Information Partners, Inc. (7167359, Jan. 23, 2007, Wendel et al.)
System and method for mass storage using multiple-hard-disk-drive enclosure

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7157187, Jan. 2, 2007, Jenson)
Thin-film battery devices and apparatus for making the same

Bowling alley equipment


William Scripps (7156746, Jan. 2, 2007, Scripps)
Apparatus and method for conveying a bowling pin in a pinsetter pin sock in a bowing alley

Machine Vision
IC Manufacturing


Charles A. Lemaire (7154596, Dec. 26, 2006, Quist)
Method and apparatus for backlighting and imaging multiple views of isolated features of an object

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7144655, Dec. 5, 2006, Jenson et al.)
Thin-film battery having ultra-thin electrolyte

Machine vision illumination


PPT Vision Inc. (7142301, Nov. 28, 2006, Lebens)
Method and apparatus for adjusting illumination angle

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (7131189, Nov. 7, 2006, Jenson)
Continuous processing of thin-film batteries and like devices

Agricultural feed conveyors


John Jurkovich (7101120, Sept. 5, 2006, Jurkovich)
Apparatus and method for controlling fluid flows for pneumatic conveying

Self-cleaning centrifuges


Advanced Products Laboratories, Inc. (7077799, July 18, 2006, Gorham et al.)
Apparatus and method for a high-efficiency self-cleaning centrifuge having concentric cylinders

IC memory CMOS driver circuits 


Cray Inc. (7071736, July 4, 2006, Wikstrom)
Half-swing line precharge method and apparatus

 CMOS logic circuits for wave    pipelining

Research Foundation of SUNY (5796624, Aug. 18, 1998, Sridhar et al.)
Method and apparatus for designing circuits for wave pipelining

Battery-cable connectors


Mechanical Answers LLC (7052331, May 30, 2006, Maxwell et al.)
Symmetrically adjustable corrosion-resistant battery cable connector

Agricultural Equipment


Paul Wingert (7024839, Apr. 11, 2006, Paul Wingert )
Agricultural bagger with upper tunnel compaction and chute agitation

Software - Internet Insurance


TranSurety, LLC (7020692, Mar. 28, 2006, Cianciarulo et al.)
Systems and methods for insuring data transmissions

Machine Vision
IC Manufacturing


Charles A. Lemaire (7012682, Mar. 14, 2006, Quist)
Co-planarity examination method and optical module for electronic components

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (6986965, Jan. 17, 2006, Jenson et al.)
Device enclosures and devices with integrated battery

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (6962613, Nov. 8, 2005, Jenson)
Low-temperature fabrication of thin-film energy-storage devices

Optics - Machine Vision


Ismeca Europe Semiconductor SA (6956963, Oct. 18, 2005, Ulrich et al.)
Imaging for a machine-vision system

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (6924164, Jun. 14, 2005, Jenson)
Method of continuous processing of thin-film batteries and like devices

Software - Business Methods -- Internet


TranSurity LLC (6922720, Jul. 26, 2005, Cianciarulo et al.)
Systems and methods for insuring data over the internet

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (6906436, Jun. 14, 2005, Jenson et al.)
Solid state activity-activated battery device and method

Optics - Machine Vision


Charles A. Lemaire (6813016, Nov. 2, 2004, Quist)
Co-planarity and top-down examination method and optical module for electronic leaded components

LED Lighting Devices


LED Tech Development, LLC (6808287, Oct. 26, 2004, Lebens et al.)
Method and apparatus for a pulsed L.E.D. illumination source

Batteries


Cymbet Corporation (6805998, Oct. 19, 2004, Jenson et al.)
Method and apparatus for integrated-battery devices

Medical Devices


Hypertension Diagnostics, Inc. (6733461, May 11, 2004, Bratteli)
Methods and apparatus for measuring arterial compliance, improving pressure calibration, and computing flow from pressure data

Medical Software


Hypertension Diagnostics, Inc. (6689069, Feb. 10, 2004, Bratteli et al.)
Apparatus and method for blood pressure pulse waveform contour analysis

Design patent


Mechanical Answers LLC (D564861, Issued Mar. 25, 2008, Lemaire)
Decorative electrical switch

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D564050, Issued Mar. 11, 2008, Johnson et al.)
Stuffed toy elephant with detachable appendages

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D564049, Issued Mar. 11, 2008, Johnson et al.)
Stuffed toy goldfish with detachable appendages

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D559341, Issued Jan. 8, 2008, Kittelson et al.)
Stuffed toy rabbit with detachable appendages

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D559340, Issued Jan. 8, 2008, Johnson et al.)
Stuffed toy dragon with detachable appendages

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D559338, Issued Jan. 8, 2008, Kittelson et al.)
Stuffed toy panda with detachable appendages

Design patent


PlajaPets Inc. (D558839, Issued Jan. 1, 2008, Kittelson et al.)
Stuffed toy parrot with detachable appendages

Design patent


Mechanical Answers LLC (D539239, Issued Mar. 27, 2007, Lemaire)
Decorative electrical switch

Design patent


Mechanical Answers LLC (D538758, Issued Mar. 20, 2007, Lemaire)
Decorative rocker switch

Design patent


Mechanical Answers LLC (D532750, Issued Nov. 28, 2006, Lemaire)
Decorative electrical receptacle

Design patent


Mechanical Answers LLC (D525200, Issued July 18, 2006, Lemaire)
Decorative receptacle

Vector computers


Cray Research, Inc. (5640524, Issued Jun. 17, 1997, Beard et al.)
Method and apparatus for chaining vector instructions

Vector computers


Cray Research, Inc. (5717895, Issued Feb. 10, 1998, Leedom et al.)
Associative scalar data cache with write-through capabilities for a vector processor

Computer cache


Silicon Graphics, Inc (6751705, Issued Jun. 15, 2004, Solomon et al.)
Cache line converter

Vector computers - architecture


Cray, Inc. (6295597, Issued Sep. 25, 2001, Resnick et al.)
Apparatus and method for improved vector processing to support extended-length integer arithmetic

Computers - cache architecture


Cray, Inc. (7234027, Issued June 19, 2007, Kohn et al.)
Instructions for test & set with selectively enabled cache invalidate

Computers - busses


Gateway, Inc. (6356959, Published Mar. 12, 2002, Keith et al.)
Stackable PCI peripheral devices

Vector computers - cache


Cray Inc. (6665774, Published Dec. 16, 2003, Faanes et al.)
Vector and scalar data cache for a vector multiprocessor

Computers - cache


Silicon Graphics, Inc. (6681293, Published Jan. 20, 2004, Solomo et al.)
Method and cache-coherence system allowing purging of mid-level cache entries without purging lower-level cache entries

Computers - ECC encoding


Tricord, Inc. (5745508, issued Apr. 28, 1998, Prohofsky)
Error-detection code

Computers - synchronization


Cray Research, Inc. (6085303, Issued Jul. 4, 2000, Thorson et al.)
Serialized race-free virtual barrier network

Computers - synchronization


Silicon Graphics, Inc. (6216174, Issued Apr. 10, 2001, Scott et al.)
System and method for fast barrier synchronization

Computers - virtual address


Cray Research, Inc. (6012135, Issued Jan. 4, 2000, Leedom et al.)
Computer having multiple address ports, each having logical address translation with base and limit memory management

Design patent


Speedling, David J. & Shelly A. (D391192, Issued Feb. 24, 1998, Speedling et al.)
Garden ornament

Design patent


Speedling, David J. & Shelly A. (D391193, Issued Feb. 24, 1998, Speedling et al.)
Garden ornament

Disc Drive (arch.)


Seagate Technology LLC (6279057, Published Aug. 21,2001, Westby)
Method and Dedicated Frame Buffers for Receiving Frames

Disc Drive (arch.)


Seagate Technology LLC (6993678, Issued Jan. 31, 2006, Cheok et al.)
Logical Zone Table Generation Process and Apparatus

Disc Drive (comm.)


Seagate Technology LLC (6061360, Issued May 8,2001, Miller et al.)
Method and Apparatus for Preserving Loop Fairness with Dynamic Half-duplex

Disc Drive (mech.)


Seagate Technology LLC (6462901, Issued Oct. 8, 2002, Tadepalli)
Ribbed Shrouding Spacer and Method for Reducing Flutter and Windage Losses in Disc Drives

Disc Drive (mech.)


Seagate Technology LLC (6487039, Issued Nov. 26, 2002, Bernett)
Disc-drive Mounting Method and Apparatus to Reduce Noise

Electro-mechanical


Sibbet and Peterson (5699705, Issued Dec. 23, 1997, Sibbet)
Powered Circular Saw Retention Apparatus for Retractable Saw Blade Guard

CMOS logic circuits for wave pipelining


State University of New York (5528177, Issued Jun. 18, 1996, Sridhar et al.)
Complementary field-effect transistor logic circuits for wave pipelining

Electronics


PPT Vision, Inc. (5530813, Issued Jun. 25, 1996, Paulsen et al.)
Field-programmable electronic crossbar system and method for using same

Electronics


Iowa State University (5635619, Issued Jun. 3, 1997, Udpa et al.)
Apparatus and method for driving an ultrasonic transducer

Electronics


Iowa State University (5675340, Issued Oct. 7, 1997, Hester et al.)
Charge-redistribution analog-to-digital converter with reduced comparator-hysteresis effects

CMOS logic circuits for wave pipelining


State University of New York (5701094, Issued Dec. 23, 1997, Sridhar et al.)
Logic circuits for wave pipelining

Electronics


Seagate Technology LLC (6417723, Issued Jul. 9, 2002, Srodzinski)
Method and Apparatus for Generating Low-noise Current for MR Heads

Laser Physics


Regents of the University of Minnesota (5454004, Issued Sep. 26, 1995, Leger)
Phase grating and mode-selecting mirror for a laser

Laser Physics


Regents of the University of Minnesota (5592505, Issued Jan. 7, 1997, Leger)
Phase grating and mode-selecting mirror for a laser

Laser Physics


Regents of the University of Minnesota (5627847, Issued May 6, 1997, Leger)
Distortion-compensated phase grating and mode-selecting mirror for a laser

Laser Physics


Northstar Photonics, Inc. (6330388, Issued Dec. 11, 2001, Bendett et al.)
Method and apparatus for waveguide optics and devices

 Laser Physics

 Teem Photonics (6493476, Issued Dec. 10, 2002, Bendett) 
 Apparatus and method for integrated photonic devices having gain and        
wavelength-selectivity

Laser Physics


Teem Photonics (6690873, Issued Feb. 10, 2004, Bendett et al.)
Method and apparatus for waveguide optics and devices

 Laser Physics
 
 Teem Photonics (6813405, Issued Nov. 2, 2004, Bendett et al.)
  Compact apparatus and method for integrated photonic devices having folded   directional couplers

LED Lighting Devices


LED Tech Development, LLC (6305818, Oct. 23, 2001, Lebens et al.)
Method and Apparatus for L.E.D. Illumination

LED Lighting Devices


LED Tech Development, LLC (6488390, Dec. 3, 2002, Lebens et al.)
Color-adjusted Camera Light and Method

Lighting Devices


PPT Vision Inc. (5745176, Issued Apr. 28, 1998, Lebens)
Machine-vision illumination system and method for delineating a lighted volume from an unlighted volume

Magnetics


Regents of the University of Minnesota (5747997, Issued May 5, 1998, Dahlberg et al.)
Spin-valve magnetoresistance sensor having minimal hysteresis problems

Magnetic probes


IMTT (6,002,251 ISSUED Dec. 14, 1999, Sun)
Electromagnetic-field-focusing remote-field eddy-current probe system and method for inspecting anomalies in conducting plates

Magnetics


Regents of the University of Minnesota (6166539, Issued Dec. 26, 2000, Dahlberg et al.)
Magnetoresistance sensor having minimal hysteresis problems

Mechanical


PPT Vision Inc (6486963, Issued Nov. 26, 2002, Holec)
Precision 3D Scanner Base and Method for Measuring Manufactured Parts

Mechanical


Paul Wingert (6516586, Issued Feb. 11, 2003, Wingert)
Apparatus and method for bagging agricultural feed

Mechanical


Paul Wingert (6672034, Issued Jan. 06, 2004, Wingert)
Agricultural feed bagger and method

Mechanical / Fluid


Micro-Trak Systems (5520333, Issued May 28, 1996, Tofte)
Tube metering control system for Liquid Fertilizer

Mechanical


Compacta International, Ltd. (5926876 issued Jul. 27, 1999, Haigh et al.)
Surgical operating table accessory for shoulder procedures

 LED Lighting Devices
  LED Tech Development, LLC (6095661 issued Aug. 1, 2000, Lebens et al.)
  Method and apparatus for an L.E.D. flashlight

MPEG Encryption


Cray Research, Inc. (5960081, Issued Sep. 28, 1999, Vynne et al.)
Embedding a digital signature in a video sequence

Multiprocessors


Cray Research, Inc. (5721921, Issued Feb. 24, 1998, Kessler et al.)
Barrier and eureka synchronization architecture for multiprocessors

Multiprocessors


Silicon Graphics, Inc. (6751698, Issued Jun. 15, 2004, Deneroff et al.)
Multiprocessor node controller circuit and method

Plants


AgriBioTech, Inc. (6143951, Issued Nov. 07, 2000, Cluff et al.)
Alfalfa line called WL-C290 and method for producing same

Plants


W-L Research, Inc. (6359195, Issued Mar. 19, 2002, Peterson)
Alfalfa line called WL-W316 and method for producing same

 Plants

 USA Secretary of Ag., ISURF (6639132, Oct. 28, 2003, Duvick et al.) 
  Altered fatty-acid, protein, oil, and starch corn lines and method for producing   same

 Plants

Curators of University of Missouri (PP10,576, Aug. 25, 1998, Bughrara et al.)
Mobuff buffalograss

Plants


Washington State University Research Foundation (PP14,522, Jan. 10, 2004, Moore)
'Raspberry cultivar named WSU 1090'

Semiconductors


Micron Technology Inc. (6414351, Jul. 2, 2002, Clampitt et al)
Mini FLASH Process and Circuit

Software


Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (5644709, Jul. 01, 1997, Austin)
Method for detecting computer memory access errors

Software


Iconovex Corporation (5708825, Jan. 13, 1998, Sotomayor)
Automatic summary page creation and hyperlink generation

Software


Iowa State University Research Foundation (6339840, Jan. 15, 2002, Kothari et al)
Apparatus and method for parallelizing legacy computer code

Heat management


Intel Corporation (7449780, Nov. 11, 2008, Hua et al.)
Apparatus and method to minimize thermal impedance using copper on die backside