|| List of recent Arrays-related patents
|Dynamic arrays and overlays with bounds policies|
Systems and methods are provided for writing code to access data arrays. One aspect provides a method of accessing a memory array.
|Non-invasive segmentable three-dimensional microelectrode array patch for neurophysiological diagnostics and therapeutic stimulation|
Implementations disclosed herein provide for a microneedle electrode system comprising a microneedle electrode patch connected to external electronics. The microneedle electrode patch comprises a first flexible substrate having a plurality of conductive pads disposed thereon, a plurality of three-dimensional, individually addressable microneedle electrode arrays where each array has a plurality of microneedles extending from an upper surface thereof and a lower surface adapted to contact a corresponding one of the plurality of conductive pads disposed on the first substrate, and a second flexible substrate having a plurality of openings defined therein dimensioned to accommodate at least a portion of the upper surface of the microneedle electrode array from which the microneedles extend.
|Systems, methods, and devices having stretchable integrated circuitry for sensing and delivering therapy|
System, devices and methods are presented that integrate stretchable or flexible circuitry, including arrays of active devices for enhanced sensing, diagnostic, and therapeutic capabilities. The invention enables conformal sensing contact with tissues of interest, such as the inner wall of a lumen, a the brain, or the surface of the heart.
|Multiplexed microarray assembly and method for fabricating a multiplexed microarray|
Multiplexed microarrays, multiplexed microarray cassettes, and methods for fabricating multiplexed microarrays are disclosed. In some embodiments, the multiplexed microarrays include a substrate, a chamber layer, and at least one channel layer.
|3' biased detection of nucleic acids|
The invention provides materials and methods for the detection of nucleic acid expression via the 3′ portion of expressed sequences. Embodiments of the invention include the use of microarrays comprising nucleic acid probes that are complementary to the 3′ end of expressed sequences and by the use of quantitative pcr (q-pcr) based amplification of sequences found at or near the 3′ end of expressed sequences.
|Molecular constructs for differentiating a target molecule from an off-target molecule|
Molecular constructs, populations thereof, arrays, compositions, methods and kits for differentiating a target molecule from an off-target molecule are provided.. .
|Methods and compositions for species-specific kinome microarrays|
A method of preparing a species-specific phosphorylation site peptide array for a target organism comprising: a) selecting a plurality of known non-target organism (nto) phosphorylation site sequences and cognate known nto phosphorylation polypeptide sequences from one or more nto, each of the known nto phosphorylation site sequences comprising at least 5 residues and less than 30 residues; b) identifying a matching target organism (to) phosphorylation site sequence and cognate to phosphorylation polypeptide sequence for one or more of the known nto phosphorylation site sequences; c) determining the matching to phosphorylation site sequences that correspond to orthologue polypeptides of the cognate known nto phosphorylation polypeptide sequences; d) selecting the matching to phosphorylation site sequences determined to correspond to orthologue polypeptides for inclusion on the array; wherein the matching to phosphorylation site sequences that correspond to orthologue polypeptides are determined by calculating, for each matching phosphorylation site sequence identified in b), a similarity value between the to phosphorylation polypeptide sequence corresponding to the to phosphorylation site sequence and a to polypeptide sequence matching the cognate known nto polypeptide sequence.. .
|Method and apparatus for enhancing vortex pinning by conformal crystal arrays|
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for strongly enhancing vortex pinning by conformal crystal arrays. The conformal crystal array is constructed by a conformal transformation of a hexagonal lattice, producing a non-uniform structure with a gradient where the local six-fold coordination of the pinning sites is preserved, and with an arching effect.
|Base pad having touch sensing capabilities|
An advanced baseball training base pad for repetitive teaching of proper base running is disclosed. Generally, the optimum pace to contact a base while rounding bases is the inside corner; therefore, sensors configured to the base pad provide indication/feedback to a user as to the part of the base pad being contacted.
|Method of fabrication of an array of graded refractive index microlenses integrated in a imager sensor|
Methods and devices that incorporate microlens arrays are disclosed. An image sensor includes a pixel layer and a dielectric layer.
|Aligned arrays of nanorods, and methods of making and using them|
Described are methods for the assembly of monolayer, bilayer, or multi-layer structures composed of homogenous rod-like molecules and particles. Included are methods for tuning physical properties of the mono-or multi-layered structures by changing ionic conditions and the size or concentration of polymer used for self-assembly..
|Methods and apparatus for using syntax for the coded_block_flag syntax element and the coded_block_pattern syntax element for the cavlc 4:4:4 intra, high 4:4:4 intra, and high 4:4:4 predictive profiles in mpeg-4 avc high level coding|
There are provided methods and apparatus for using syntax for the coded_block_flag syntax element for the cavlc 4:4:4 intra, high 4:4:4 intra, and high 4:4:4 predictive profiles in mpeg-4 avc high level coding. An apparatus includes an encoder (100) for encoding image data into a resultant bitstream in accordance with an encoding profile that encodes a sample of the image data such that the sample includes two chrominance arrays and a luminance array.
|Wireless array device and system for managing wireless arrays having magnetometers|
A wireless array for providing access to a network is provided. The wireless array includes at least two transceivers in signal communication with a client.
|Acquisition system and method for blended seismic data|
System, medium and method for de-blending seismic data. The method for acquiring blended seismic data associated with a subsurface of the earth includes receiving coordinates of a sail line associated with first and second shot point locations; towing first and second source arrays in water along the sail line; shooting the first and second source arrays with a constant delay parameter so that a seismic trace recorded by a seismic sensor has at least a first uncontaminated portion that includes seismic energy generated substantially only by one of the first and second source arrays and a second portion that includes seismic energy generated by both the first and second source arrays; and recording blended seismic data generated by the first and second source arrays with the seismic sensor..
|Distributed sub-page selection|
Described are dynamic, random-access memories (dram) architectures and methods for subdividing memory activation into fractions of a page. Circuitry in support of sub-page activation is placed in the intersections of local wordline drivers and sense-amplifier stripes to allow independent control of adjacent arrays of memory cells without significant area overhead..
|Memory arrays and methods of forming electrical contacts|
Some embodiments include methods of forming electrical contacts. A row of semiconductor material projections may be formed, with the semiconductor material projections containing repeating components of an array, and with a terminal semiconductor projection of the row comprising a contact location.
|Illumination apparatus and inspection apparatus|
The element lenses in each lens array are arranged such that a boundary between the element lenses adjacent to each other radiates from a rotation center of the lens array and a direction in which the element lens of one of the lens arrays traverses the optical axis of the laser beam is orthogonal to a direction in which the element lens of the other lens array traverses the optical axis of the laser beam.. .
|Methods and apparatus for light field projection|
In exemplary implementations of this invention, light from a light field projector is transmitted through an angle-expanding screen to create a glasses-free, 3d display. The display can be horizontal-only parallax or full parallax.
|Efficient 2d adaptive noise thresholding for video processing|
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques for performing video denoising (vdn). An adaptive noise threshold is dynamically determined and used to distinguish between frame to frame differences in pixel values that relate to image motion from those differences that relate to noise.
|Broadband non-foster decoupling networks for superdirective antenna arrays|
A four port antenna decoupling network which has only two negative capacitors and four or more positive capacitors and a method of improving low frequency receiving performance of two element and four element antenna arrays using one or more wideband decoupling circuits wherein each of said wideband decoupling circuits contain a maximum of two non-foster components, the two non-foster components preferably simulating negative capacitors.. .
|Rf mems isolation, series and shunt dvc, and small mems|
The present invention generally relates to an architecture for isolating an rf mems device from a substrate and driving circuit, series and shunt dvc die architectures, and smaller mems arrays for high frequency communications. The semiconductor device has one or more cells with a plurality of mems devices therein.
|Radio-frequency coil arrays and methods of arranging the same|
In accordance with various embodiments, a radio frequency (rf) coil array for use in a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system includes at least first and second rf coils. Each of the rf coils have a main body loop configured to at least one of transmit or receive rf energy at an operating imaging frequency in connection with acquiring mri image data for an mri system.
|Interdigitated multiple pixel arrays of light-emitting devices|
The present invention discloses a plurality of interdigitated pixels arranged in an array, having a very low series-resistances with improved current spreading and improved heat-sinking each pixel is a square with sides of dimension 1. The series resistance is minimized by increasing the perimeter of an active region for the pixels.
|Multipass rotary shear comminution process to produce corn stover particles|
A process of comminution of corn stover having a grain direction to produce a mixture of corn stover, by feeding the corn stover in a direction of travel substantially randomly to the grain direction one or more times through a counter rotating pair of intermeshing arrays of cutting discs (d) arrayed axially perpendicular to the direction of corn stover travel.. .
|Hardware acceleration of short read mapping for genomic and other types of analyses|
A scalable fpga-based solution to the short read mapping problem in dna sequencing is disclosed which greatly accelerates the task of aligning short length reads to a known reference genome. A representative system comprises one or more memory circuits storing a plurality of short reads and a reference genome sequence; and one or more field programmable gate arrays configured to select a short read; to extract a plurality of seeds from the short read, each seed comprising a genetic subsequence of the short read; for each seed, to determine at least one candidate alignment location (cal) in the reference genome sequence to form a plurality of cals; for each cal, to determine a likelihood of the short read matching the reference genome sequence in the vicinity of the cal; and to select one or more cals having the currently greater likelihood of the short read matching the reference genome sequence..
|Plastic microneedle strip|
The present invention relates to plastic microneedle strips (10) that are used in transdermal drug delivery for increasing the drug delivery rate through the skin these microneedle strips (10) are mass produced singly or in a cluster (100) via precision injection moulding process, and may be assembled to form microneedle arrays subsequently. The individual microneedle strips can further broken into individual microneedles for other medical applications.
|Using populations of beads for the fabrication of arrays on surfaces|
The present invention provides methods for creating an array of features on a surface based on content transferred from a plurality of beads to the surface. Nucleic acid content can be transferred using a method including the steps of (a) providing a surface having one or more primer oligonucleotides attached to the surface; (b) providing a pool of beads, wherein beads in the pool have a plurality of templates attached thereto, the plurality comprising multiple copies of a single nucleic acid template sequence; (c) arraying the beads onto the surface by hybridizing the templates to the primer oligonucleotides; and (d) extending the primers to produce copies of the templates attached to the surface..
|Capacitor arrays for minimizing gradient effects and methods of forming the same|
Methods of forming semiconductor devices. The method includes forming a capacitor array comprising a plurality of cells in a two-dimensional grid.
|Roll-to-roll fabrication of ordered three-dimensional nanostructure array, related techniques, materials and products|
Roll-to-roll fabrication of predetermined or ordered three-dimensional nanostructure arrays is described. Provided methods can comprise imprinting a substrate with a two-dimensional (2-d) pattern by rolling a cylindrical pattern comprising a 2-d array of structures against a substrate.
|Composite catalyst and method for manufacturing carbon nanostructured materials|
A method of forming a carbon nanotube array substrate is disclosed. One embodiment comprises depositing a composite catalyst layer on the substrate, oxidizing the composite catalyst layer, reducing the oxidized composite catalyst layer, and growing the array on the composite catalyst layer.
|Amyloid beta 1-6 antigen arrays|
The present invention is related to the fields of molecular biology, virology, immunology and medicine. The invention provides a composition comprising an ordered and repetitive antigen or antigenic determinant array, and in particular an aβ1-6 peptide-vlp-composition.
|Implementing mimo in mmwave wireless communication systems|
A system and method are provided to increase data rates available in mmwave wireless communication systems by adapting a multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) in a next generation mmwave wireless communication system. The system and method advantageously employ the characteristics of mmwave antenna arrays, including multiple antenna elements in each antenna array, to implement the mimo scheme by establishing multiple beamformed communication links between a mmwave transmitter and receiver.
|Digit line equilibration using access devices at the edge of sub-arrays|
A method of equilibrating digit lines, a memory array, device, system and wafer for digit lines configured in an open digit line architecture. The digit lines are equilibrated by coupling a terminated end of a first digit line to an equilibration reference and coupling an unterminated end of a second digit line to the terminated end of the first digit line.
|Graphene-based high voltage electrodes and materials|
The disclosure describes an improved electrode with high voltage standoff characteristics and improved graphene-based materials and methods of making them for use therein. A graphene-based thin film material is described that may be applied or transferred to a current collector to create the improved electrode.
|Lighting unit and image scanner using same|
A lighting unit is provided with: led arrays in which light-emitting elements are positioned in an array in a main scanning direction; cylindrical parabolic mirrors that project light emitted from the led arrays on an illumination region of an illuminated item; and a housing that houses or holds the led arrays and the cylindrical parabolic mirrors. Each cylindrical parabolic mirror forms a shape in which a cylindrical paraboloid having curvature with respect to a sub-scanning direction has been clipped by an axial plane that is perpendicular to the vertex of the cylindrical paraboloid in the main scanning direction.
|Method of manufacturing printed circuit boards|
Methods and apparatus are provided to fabricate massive monolithic arrays of individually addressable light emitting diodes, assemble a plurality of such massive monolithic arrays of individually addressable light emitting diodes, control each individual light emitting diode, and to assemble the same in manner to achieve the accuracy and stability for a massive number of individually controlled light emitting diodes that can then be focused using projection optics on to a photoreceptive surface. In addition methods and apparatus are provided to move the imaging system thus described relative to the photoreceptive surface in two axes orthogonal to each other thus exposing the photoreceptive surface..
|Spectral filtering for vehicular driver assistance systems|
A vision system of a vehicle includes an imaging array and a spectral filter disposed at the imaging array. The imaging array includes a two dimensional array of photosensing pixels.
|Printing device and printing method|
In a printing device, a print medium is transferred in a sub-scanning direction, a print head is reciprocately driven in a main scanning direction, a plurality of nozzles for ejecting same color ink in the sub-scanning direction are provided on the print head to form a nozzle array, pairs of nozzle arrays of a plurality of colors are arranged in the main scanning direction so as to be in a symmetrical sequence relative to the main scanning direction, and nozzle data for ejecting the ink at each nozzle in each nozzle array is created to perform printing. The printing device includes an inclination information acquisition part configured to obtain inclination information on an inclination of the nozzle array with respect to the sub-scanning direction, and a nozzle data allocation changing part configured to change the nozzle data to be allocated for each nozzle based on the inclination information..
|Decoupling of parallel transmission arrays in magnetic resonance imaging|
A method of determining a decoupling matrix of a decoupling system for an array of coils of a parallel transmission magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system includes obtaining impedance matrix data for the array of coils without the decoupling system, determining, based on the impedance matrix data for the array of coils, an objective function representative of deviation from a decoupled operating condition for the array of coils in which the array of coils are decoupled via the decoupling system, and defining, with a processor, a decoupling matrix representative of a set of impedances of the decoupling system with an iterative procedure that optimizes elements of the decoupling matrix to minimize the objective function and reach the decoupled operating condition.. .
|Capacitor arrays for minimizing gradient effects and methods of forming the same|
Semiconductor devices having capacitor arrays. A semiconductor device is formed including a capacitor array formed in a plurality of cells in a two-dimensional grid.
|Memory arrays and methods of forming same|
Memory arrays and methods of forming the same are provided. One example method of forming a memory array can include forming a first conductive material having a looped feature using a self-aligning multiple patterning technique, and forming a first sealing material over the looped feature.
|Oxide memory resistor including semiconductor nanoparticles|
This invention relates to memory resistors, arrays of memory resistors and a method of making memory resistors. In particular, this invention relates to memory resistors having an on state and an off state, comprising: (a) a first electrode; (b) a second electrode; (c) a dielectric layer disposed between the first and second electrodes; wherein the dielectric layer comprises nanoparticles of semiconductor material, and wherein in the on state nanoparticles form at least one conductive filament encapsulated by the dielectric layer, thereby providing a conductive pathway between the first electrode and the second electrode..
|Backside configured surface plasmonic structure for infrared photodetector and imaging focal plane array enhancement|
The invention relates to quantum dot and photodetector technology, and more particularly, to quantum dot infrared photodetectors (qdips) and focal plane array. The invention further relates to devices and methods for the enhancement of the photocurrent of quantum dot infrared photodetectors in focal plane arrays..
|Multi-scale, multi-layer diode grid array rectenna|
An antenna for receiving electromagnetic energy with multiple grid arrays includes first and second grid patterns of diodes each acting as a half-wave rectifying element when illuminated by the electromagnetic energy whereby the electromagnetic energy is efficiently converted into electrical current at an output even when the electromagnetic energy is randomly polarized. The multiple grid arrays are spaced from one another and can also be offset from one another.
|Variable tilt tracker for photovoltaic arrays|
A solar tracking system is disclosed. The tracking system includes a tube rotatable around its end-to-end axis.
|Solar array support methods and systems|
Systems and methods for disposing and supporting a solar panel array are disclosed. The embodiments comprise various combinations of cables, support columns, and pod constructions in which to support solar panels.
|Analog multiplier using a memristive device and method for implemening hebbian learning rules using memrisor arrays|
A device, comprising: an array of cells, wherein the cells are arranged in columns and rows; wherein each cell comprises a memristive device; an interfacing circuit that is coupled to each cell of the array of cells; wherein the interfacing circuit is arranged to: receive or generate first variables and second variables; generate memristive device input signals that once provided to memristive devices of the array will cause a change in a state variable of each of the memristive devices of the cells of the array, wherein the change in the state variable of each of the memristive devices of the cells of array reflects a product of one of the first variables and one of the second variables; provide the memristive device input signals to memristive devices of the array; and receive output signals that are a function of at least products of the first variables and the second variables;. .
|Engineered liver tissues, arrays thereof, and methods of making the same|
Engineered, living, three-dimensional liver tissue constructs comprising: one or more layers, wherein each layer contains one or more liver cell types, the one or more layers cohered to form a living, three-dimensional liver tissue construct. In some embodiments, the constructs are characterized by having at least one of: at least one layer comprising a plurality of cell types, the cell types spatially arranged relative to each other to create a planar geometry; and a plurality of layers, at least one layer compositionally or architecturally distinct from at least one other layer to create a laminar geometry.
Polymer pen lithography is used to induce bioorthogonal reactions between treated surfaces and functionalized inks create a soft matter layer. Fluorescent and redox-active inks were used to demonstrate that the molecules were immobilized covalently and achieves precise control over ligand orientation and density within each feature.
|Spatial orientation of the carbon nanotubes in electrophoretic deposition process|
A new method of electrophoretic nanotube deposition is proposed wherein individual nanotubes are placed on metal electrodes which have their length significantly exceeding their width, while the nanotube length is chosen to be close to that of the metal electrode. Due to electrostatic attraction of individual nanotube to the elongated electrode, every nanotube approaching the electrode is deposited along the electrode, since such an orientation is energetically favorable.
|Nanotube based lateral flow device for biomarker detection|
Nanotube based lateral flow test device described herein is a lateral flow based diagnostic device, which uses arrays of fragments of single wall carbon nanotubes as sensor to detect the biomarkers at ultralow concentration (below picogram per milliliter). The device is consisted of the following components: (1).
Modified dna polymerases have an affinity for dna such that the polymerase has an ability to incorporate one or more nucleotides into a plurality of separate dna templates in each reaction cycle. The polymerases are capable of forming an increased number of productive polymerase-dna complexes in each reaction cycle.
|Nanodevices for generating power from molecules and batteryless sensing|
A nanoconverter or nanosensor is disclosed capable of directly generating electricity through physisorption interactions with molecules that are dipole containing organic species in a molecule interaction zone. High surface-to-volume ratio semiconductor nanowires or nanotubes (such as zno, silicon, carbon, etc.) are grown either aligned or randomly-aligned on a substrate.
|Image processing system and method|
A relatively higher resolution digitized image organized as a plurality of first kernel arrays, each with a plurality of pixels, is transformed into a corresponding relatively-smaller second kernel array of a relatively-lower-resolution image and an associated set of remaining pixels. Down-sampled pixels of the second kernel array are generated from linear interpolation of original pixels of the first kernel array.
|Microphone array with rear venting|
Microphone arrays (mas) are described that position and vent microphones so that performance of a noise suppression system coupled to the microphone array is enhanced. The ma includes at least two physical microphones to receive acoustic signals.
|Method and apparatus for processing signals of a spherical microphone array on a rigid sphere used for generating an ambisonics representation of the sound field|
Spherical microphone arrays capture a three-dimensional sound field for generating an ambisonics representation, where the pressure distribution on the surface of the sphere is sampled by the capsules of the array. The impact of the microphones on the captured sound field is removed using the inverse microphone transfer function.
|Systems and methods of pipelined output latching involving synchronous memory arrays|
Systems and methods of synchronous memories and synchronous memory operation are disclosed. According to one illustrative implementation, a memory device is disclosed comprising memory circuitry having a memory output, the memory circuitry including a sense amplifier having a first output and a second output, a first data path coupled to the first output of the sense amplifier, the first data path including 2 latches/registers, and a second data path coupled to the second output of the sense amplifier, the second data path including a plurality latches/registers.
|Optical system for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus and microlithographic exposure method|
The invention relates to an optical system for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus, and to a microlithographic exposure method. An optical system for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus comprises a polarization-influencing optical arrangement, wherein the polarization-influencing optical arrangement comprises at least one first array of first polarization-influencing elements and a second array of second polarization-influencing elements, wherein the first and second arrays are arranged successively in the light propogation direction, wherein the first and second polarization-influencing elements in each case have a birefringence that is dependent on the presence of an electric field, and wherein the first polarization-influencing elements and the second polarization-influencing elements are transverse pockels cells..
|Integrated antenna system for a train control system|
An antenna includes a first radiating array coupled to the mast and a second radiating array coupled to the mast. Each of the first and second radiating arrays comprises a plurality of dipoles associated with a radiation frequency, each dipole coupled to the mast by a standoff.
|Capacitive sensor array and method for detecting actuation gestures at a motor vehicle|
A sensor array for detecting the approach and movement gestures of a user at a motor vehicle includes a capacitive sensor array and at least one control device that is coupled to the sensor array and detects a change in the capacitance of the sensor array. The sensor array includes at least two sensor electrode arrays which are arranged at spatially offset positions on the motor vehicle.
|Displacement devices and methods for fabrication, use and control of same|
Displacement devices comprise a stator and a moveable stage. The stator comprises a plurality of coils shaped to provide pluralities of generally linearly elongated coil traces in one or more layers.
|Self-aligned gated emitter tip arrays|
Methods for fabrication of self-aligned gated tip arrays are described. The methods are performed on a multilayer structure that includes a substrate, an intermediate layer that includes a dielectric material disposed over at least a portion of the substrate, and at least one gate electrode layer disposed over at least a portion of the intermediate layer.