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08/18/16
20160242326 
 Cooling system with integrated fill and drain pump patent thumbnailCooling system with integrated fill and drain pump
A cooling system is provided which includes, for instance, a coolant circulation loop, one or more primary coolant pumps, and a fill and drain pump. The primary coolant pump(s) is coupled to facilitate circulating coolant through the coolant circulation loop, and the fill and drain pump facilitates selective filling of the cooling system with the coolant, or draining of the coolant from the cooling system.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160242319 
 Cooling system with integrated fill and drain pump patent thumbnailCooling system with integrated fill and drain pump
A cooling system is provided which includes, for instance, a coolant circulation loop, one or more primary coolant pumps, and a fill and drain pump. The primary coolant pump(s) is coupled to facilitate circulating coolant through the coolant circulation loop, and the fill and drain pump facilitates selective filling of the cooling system with the coolant, or draining of the coolant from the cooling system.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160242263 
 Device for linking selective illumination of a light source with input and related methods patent thumbnailDevice for linking selective illumination of a light source with input and related methods
Systems, methods, apparatus and computer-readable media (transitory and non-transitory) are described herein for facilitating linking of selective illumination of one or more light sources (106, also referred to as “lighting elements”)to states of one or more inputs(102). In various embodiments a linking computing device (104) may render, e.g., on a display (212) such as an ambient display, a source graphical element (214) that represents an input and a sink graphical element (216) that represents a light source.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


08/18/16
20160242235 
 Integration of cellular and wlan systems patent thumbnailIntegration of cellular and wlan systems
A cellular-wlan integration capability is presented herein. The cellular-wlan integration capability provides an integration of a cellular network and a wlan network that supports more efficient routing of downlink and uplink bearer traffic via cooperation of the cellular and wifi interfaces in both the radio access network and at the end user device.
Alcatel Lucent


08/18/16
20160242206 
 Selective distribution of system information for mtc patent thumbnailSelective distribution of system information for mtc
According to some embodiments, a method in a wireless device of a wireless communication network comprises receiving scheduling information for one or more system information (si) messages. The wireless device determines a coverage enhancement level associated with each of the one or more si messages based on the received scheduling information.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


08/18/16
20160242196 
 Data transmission method and data transmission device for densely located receivers in wireless communication system patent thumbnailData transmission method and data transmission device for densely located receivers in wireless communication system
A method for transmitting and receiving a signal in a terminal of a mobile communication system, according to one embodiment of the present specification, comprises the steps of: receiving information of another terminal from the other terminal; transmitting, to a base station, a message requesting allocation of an identifier for the other terminal on the basis of the received information of the other terminal; and receiving, from the base station, the message including the identifier allocated for the other terminal. The provided present invention, according to one embodiment of the present specification, allows only the arbitrary receiver to access the base station and receive data therefrom when a plurality of densely located receivers are neighboring each other.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160242195 
 Method and  wireless communication based on frequency selective transmission in wireless local area network patent thumbnailMethod and wireless communication based on frequency selective transmission in wireless local area network
Disclosed are a wireless communication method, and an access point and a station which perform the wireless communication method. A wireless communication method performed by an access point according to an embodiment may include performing channel sounding on a plurality of subchannels, identifying subchannels selected by stations among the subchannels, scheduling communications between the ap and the stations based on the selected subchannels, and transmitting a data frame to the stations through the subchannels based on a scheduling result..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/18/16
20160242124 
 Near field communication  controlling transmission power of near field communication system patent thumbnailNear field communication controlling transmission power of near field communication system
A near field communication (nfc) system and method for controlling transmission power of the nfc system includes a nfc reader configured to transmit a radio frequency (rf) signal having an initial amount of rf power, a nfc target device in selective communication with the nfc reader, and a nfc transmission power control platform disposed between the nfc reader and the nfc target device. The platform includes a microcontroller and at least one circuit in communication with the microcontroller and configured to determine an actual amount of rf power needed to sustain near field communications between the nfc reader and the nfc target device and configured to regulate the rf signal, where the regulated rf signal contains the actual amount of rf power needed to sustain near field communications between the nfc reader and the nfc target device..
Board Of Trustees Of Michigan State University


08/18/16
20160242113 
 Power saving transceiver switch configuration patent thumbnailPower saving transceiver switch configuration
Wireless transceiver includes a plurality of rf filters. A first band switching network includes a first plurality of rf switches to selectively direct transmitter rf energy to a selected rf filter.
Harris Corporation


08/18/16
20160242014 
 Selective mobile device component lockdown in moving vehicles patent thumbnailSelective mobile device component lockdown in moving vehicles
On-board diagnostics (obds) produced by a vehicle are monitored in real time. The obds are evaluated in view of rules or policies to take actions with respect selective component lockdown of resources for a mobile device that is operational within the vehicle.

08/18/16
20160242011 

Selective use of single-link communication and group communication


A method of controlling a communication mode of a device in a wireless communication network comprises determining a group communication performance for a group communication mode of the device, determining a single-link communication performance for a single-link communication mode of the device, comparing the group communication performance with the single-link communication performance, and controlling the device to operate in the group communication mode or the single-link communication mode based on the comparison.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


08/18/16
20160241999 

Cross-platform automated perimeter access control system and method adopting selective adapter


Integrated cross-platform perimeter access control system with a rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter configured with a rfid lock, a wireless communication conversion unit configured for operating under a first wireless communication platform and a second wireless communication platform, and a smartphone is disclosed. Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter is installed above sensor area of rfid lock to facilitate rfid lock to interrogate the rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160241961 

Systems and apparatus providing frequency shaping for microphone devices and methods of operation of the same


A device is provided. The device includes: a sensor adapted to receive an acoustic wave and generate an electrical signal in response to receipt of the acoustic wave; clock frequency detection circuitry adapted to receive a clock signal, detect a frequency of the clock signal and generate information representative of the frequency; and digital filter circuitry coupled to the clock frequency detection circuitry.
Invensense, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241947 

Method and system for audio sharing


The present invention provide a method and system of audio sharing aimed to revolutionize the way people listen and share music and to give multiple uses to a wireless headphone referred to as hedphone. A communication protocol referred to as hedtech protocol is used in a hed system to allow users to share music amongst a plurality of hedphones while using a single audio source.

08/18/16
20160241921 

Content discovery and playback in a network environment


A processing resource detects that a subscriber entity subscribes to at least a first content service provider and a second content service provider. The processing resource receives a first message indicating content available to the subscriber entity for selective retrieval from the first content service provider.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


08/18/16
20160241894 

Recommending media items based on take rate signals


In an approach, a method comprises using a server computer in a media content delivery system that is configured to selectively deliver a particular media title from among a library of titles, for a source title, generating title data that specifies an order of a plurality of titles that are related to the source title based on a plurality of stored probability values; wherein each probability value in the plurality of probability values represents, for each particular title of the plurality of titles, a likelihood of selecting the particular title after playing the source title; using the server computer, receiving title impression data, wherein the title impression data specifies a plurality of browsed titles that were browsed from among the plurality of titles but may have not been selected for interaction; using the server computer, receiving title interaction data, wherein the title interaction data specifies a plurality of selected titles that were selected for interaction from the plurality of browsed titles; based on the title interaction data, the title impression data and a statistical model, re-calculating the plurality of probabilities.. .
Netflix, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241892 

Methods and generating and using reduced resolution images and/or communicating such images to a playback or content distribution device


Methods and apparatus for using selective resolution reduction on images to be transmitted and/or used by a playback device are described. Prior to transmission one or more images of an environment are captured.
Nextvr Inc.


08/18/16
20160241884 

Selective perceptual masking via scale separation in the spatial and temporal domains for use in data compression with motion compensation


An automated, computerized method for processing a video is provided. The method includes providing a video file depicting a video, in a computer memory; providing a video file depicting a video, in a computer memory; scale separating the video file by applying an edge-preserving blurring filter to generate a detail scale-separated video and a level scale-separated video corresponding to the video; temporally blurring the detail scale-separated video and spatially blurring the level scale-separated video; combining the filtered detailed scale-separated video and the filtered level scale-separated video to provide an output video; and outputting the output video for use in a data compression operation.
Tandent Vision Science, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241860 

Video decoding selectively bypassing processing of residual values and/or buffering of processed residual values


An exemplary video decoding apparatus includes a first decoding unit configured for decoding a first encoded block to generate first residual values, a first detecting unit configured for detecting whether all of the first residual values have a same first value, a first processing circuit configured for processing the first residual values to generate first processed residual values, and a second processing circuit configured for generating a decoded block corresponding to the first encoded block. When all of the first residual values have the same first value, the first detecting unit controls the second processing circuit to generate the decoded block without referring to the first processed residual values..
Mediatek Inc.


08/18/16
20160241858 

Encoder-side options for intra block copy prediction mode for video and image coding


Innovations in encoder-side options for intra block copy (“bc”) prediction mode facilitate intra bc prediction that is more effective in terms of rate-distortion performance and/or computational efficiency of encoding. For example, some of the innovations relate to concurrently performing block vector (“bv”) estimation and making block splitting decisions for a block.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/18/16
20160241838 

Methods and generating and using reduced resolution images and/or communicating such images to a playback or content distribution device


Methods and apparatus for using selective resolution reduction on images to be transmitted and/or used by a playback device are described. Prior to transmission one or more images of an environment are captured.
Nextvr Inc.


08/18/16
20160241837 

Methods and receiving and/or using reduced resolution images


Methods and apparatus for using selective resolution reduction on images to be transmitted and/or used by a playback device are described. Prior to transmission one or more images of an environment are captured.
Nextvr Inc.


08/18/16
20160241836 

Methods and receiving and/or using reduced resolution images


Methods and apparatus for using selective resolution reduction on images to be transmitted and/or used by a playback device are described. Prior to transmission one or more images of an environment are captured.
Nextvr Inc.


08/18/16
20160241831 

Broadcasting/transmission and detection system and method


A system and method is provided for transmitting and displaying video frames or groups of video frames of program content. A program content processor is utilized with an added material processor to insert added material to a limited number of the video frames or groups of video frames of the program content.

08/18/16
20160241814 

Secure delivery of program content via a removable storage medium


A method and apparatus for delivering video program content with selective viewing capability. An apparatus in accordance with the present invention comprises a personal video recorder (pvr), which can be a portion of an integrated receiver decoder (ird), an access key, coupled to the pvr, and a storage medium containing the video program content, wherein the video program content is stored on the storage medium in an encrypted manner, the access key is used to access the program content on the storage medium, and the storage medium is removable from the pvr..
The Directv Group, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241708 

Selectively providing content to users located within a virtual perimeter


Based on wireless communication between a mobile device and at least one beacon, a present physical location of a mobile device can be identified. Responsive to determining that the mobile device is located at a particular physical location, at least a first message can be communicated to the mobile device.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241698 

Bluetooth control system and method therefor


A bluetooth control system includes a head unit for acquiring a door open or closed signal from doors of a vehicle when the doors are opened or closed. The head unit selectively turns on or off bluetooth connection of a mobile device using a set application based on the door open or closed signal..
Hyundai Motor Company


08/18/16
20160241690 

Cover accessory including electromagnetic wave suppression function for wireless communication device


Provided is a cover accessory for a wireless communication device, including an electromagnetic suppressing pattern layer on a surface adjoining at least one surface on which an electromagnetic wave is irradiated from the wireless communication device, wherein the electromagnetic suppressing pattern layer includes a first dielectric layer and a frequency selective surface (fss) pattern with a unit cell having electromagnetic surface resistance periodically repeated thereon, and the fss pattern is provided by etching the first dielectric layer to inject an fss pattern material or by printing the fss pattern material on the first dielectric layer.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/18/16
20160241599 

Providing a managed browser


Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for providing a managed browser are presented. In various embodiments, a computing device may load a managed browser.
Citrix Systems, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241555 

Toggling biometric authentication


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving user input indicating a first user selection of a first form of biometric authentication from a plurality of forms of biometric authentication, providing a first interface for display on a user device, the first interface corresponding to the first form, receiving first biometric data, the first biometric data being provided using the first interface, and selectively enabling communication between the user device and a back-end system based on the first biometric data.. .
United Services Automobile Association (usaa)


08/18/16
20160241530 

Systems and methods for managing access to message content


Systems and methods for selectively managing access to message content at a first display terminal are configured to display one or more messages collectively defining an exchange between a user of the first display terminal and a user of a second display terminal. The method determines, by a processor, that secure display processing should be used on at least one message of the exchange at the first display terminal, and displays message content of one or more messages of the exchange while concealing message content of the at least one message.
Vonage Network Llc


08/18/16
20160241529 

Selective password synchronization


A mechanism is provided for selective password synchronization. An indication is received that a password is to be changed for an account in a plurality of accounts associated with an individual, where the indication includes a new password.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241509 

Method and system for integrating on-premise and cloud domain name systems


In various embodiments, methods and systems for supporting a domain name system (dns) using an integrated on-premise-cloud dns platform are provided. The on-premise-cloud dns platform supports communication between a cloud dns server on a cloud computing platform and an on-premise dns server on an on-premise platform.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/18/16
20160241319 

Electronic device and performing communication by selectively using multiple antennas


A method performed in an electronic device is provided. The method includes: collecting operation information on at least one of a data communication operation, a paging operation, and a voice communication operation of a first antenna, a second antenna, or a third antenna; determining at least one antenna to be used of the first antenna, the second antenna, and third antenna based on at least part of the collected operation information; and performing communication by using the determined antenna..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241252 

High dynamic range analog-to-digital conversion with selective regression based data repair


A multi-stage analog-to-digital conversion method and system use window functions and translation to match high gain frames of data to target frames of data. The technique selects window data packets for the output stream based the stage of data having the highest gain satisfying selection criteria, such as requiring a frame of data for the respective stage to satisfy a predetermined accuracy of fit value compared to a target frame of data for a zero gain stage..
Sound Devices Llc


08/18/16
20160241245 

Reconfigurable logic device


A reconfigurable logic device includes logic units and allows logic circuits to be formed according to configuration data. The logic units each include a configuration memory that stores first and second configuration data, a first address input line through which a clock is inputted as a first address for the configuration memory, a second address input line through which an input of a data input line is inputted as a second address for the configuration memory, a register unit that, according to the clock, reads the second configuration data specified by the first address from the configuration memory and retains the second configuration data, and outputs the first configuration data in a previous state, and a multiplexer that, according to the first or second configuration data outputted from the register unit, selectively combines a data input from the data input line and a data output to a data output line..
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241233 

Driver circuit for single wire protocol slave unit


There is described a driver circuit for a single wire protocol slave unit, the driver circuit comprising (a) at least one current mirror comprising a first transistor (mp1, mn3) and a second transistor (mp2, mn4), wherein the gate of both transistors is connected to a bias node (pbias, s2bias), and wherein the second transistor is adapted to conduct a mirror current (i2, iout) equal to a current (i1, i2) conducted by the first transistor multiplied by a predetermined factor, (b) a bias transistor (mp3, mn5) for selectively connecting and disconnecting the bias node to and from a predetermined potential (vdd, gnd) in response to a control signal (abuf, an), and (c) a current boosting element for providing a boost current (i1p, i2p) to the bias node for a predetermined period of time when the control signal causes the bias transistor to disconnect the bias node from the predetermined potential. There is also described a universal integrated circuit card device comprising a driver circuit..
Nxp B.v.


08/18/16
20160241231 

Rf switch


A bipolar transistor switches for radio frequency signals are disclosed. In an embodiment a device includes a first radio frequency (rf) terminal, a second rf terminal, and a bipolar transistor, wherein an emitter terminal of the bipolar transistor is coupled to the first rf terminal, and wherein a collector terminal of the bipolar transistor is coupled to the second rf terminal.
Infineon Technologies Ag


08/18/16
20160241228 

Voltage supply circuit with an auxiliary voltage supply unit and starting up electronic circuitry


A voltage supply circuit for an electronic circuit includes a switch configured to selectively connect a supply input of the electronic circuit with a main supply voltage source. An auxiliary voltage supply unit has an auxiliary voltage output coupled to the supply input of the electronic circuit.

08/18/16
20160241193 

Radio receiver for carrier aggregation


A radio receiver circuit configurable to operate in a carrier-aggregation (ca) mode and in a non-ca mode is disclosed. It comprises a first receive path arranged to be operatively connected to an antenna and a second receive path arranged to be operatively connected to the same antenna.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


08/18/16
20160241187 

Multiple frequency lc voltage controlled oscillator scheme


A circuit includes at least two lc voltage controlled oscillators (lcvcos). Each lcvco includes a switch to selectively turn on or off the lcvco.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241127 

Voltage source converter


A voltage source converter includes at least one limb connected between dc terminals, the or each limb including: a phase element including switching elements to interconnect a dc electrical network and an ac electrical network; an auxiliary sub-converter configured to be controllable to act as a waveform synthesizer to modify a first dc voltage presented to the dc electrical network; and a tertiary sub-converter connected in parallel with the electrical block and controllable to act as a waveform synthesizer to modify a second dc voltage presented to a dc side of the phase element, the tertiary sub-converter (39) including at least one energy storage device. The voltage source converter includes a controller configured to selectively control the or each tertiary sub-converter to synthesize at least one tertiary voltage component so as to transfer energy to or from that tertiary sub-converter and thereby regulate an energy level of that tertiary sub-converter..
General Electric Technology Gmbh


08/18/16
20160241079 

Distributed power system using direct current power sources


A distributed power system including multiple (dc) batteries each dc battery with positive and negative poles. Multiple power converters are coupled respectively to the dc batteries.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241075 

Method and wireless power transfer utilizing transmit coils driven by phase-shifted currents


An apparatus comprises a first driver circuit having a first output impedance while driving a plurality of couplers with a first current having a first phase to generate a wireless field. A second driver circuit drives the plurality of couplers with a second current having a second phase.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/18/16
20160241073 

Dc power-supply device and refrigeration-cycle application device including the same


The dc power-supply device includes a rectifier circuit rectifying an alternating current, a reactor connected to an input or output side of the rectifier circuit, a first capacitor and a second capacitor serially connected between output terminals to a load, and a charging unit that selectively charges one or both of the first capacitor and the second capacitor. A ratio, to a period obtained by combining a charging period and a non-charging period of a pair of the first capacitor and the second capacitor, of the non-charging period, is controlled according to an operating condition of the load, to change a charging frequency of the first capacitor and the second capacitor based on the ratio, at the time of controlling an output voltage to the load..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/18/16
20160241039 

Smart microgrids and dual-output off-grid power inverters with dc source flexibility


A method and apparatus is disclosed relating to smart microgrids supported by dual-output off-grid power inverters with dc source flexibility that can (1) intelligently and selectively pull power from one or multiple dc sources including solar panels, wind generators, and batteries based on certain criteria; (2) invert dc power to ac power; (3) supply the ac power to two off-grid circuits individually to power various types of ac loads that require different ac voltages, power quality, and power levels; (4) supply dc power through one or multiple dc output ports to power dc loads; and (5) charge batteries. Two or multiple dual-output off-grid power inverters can daisy-chain to form a group to support a larger microgrid which is ideal for off-grid ac level 1 and level 2 ev charging..
Cyboenergy, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241028 

Electric vehicle power distribution system


A power distribution system comprises a plurality of energy storage modules coupled in series. A plurality of electrically isolated power converters are each coupled across one or more of the energy storage modules.
Zee.aero Inc.


08/18/16
20160241003 

Complex electrically operated ground and test device using vacuum circuit interrupters and methods of operating the same


A grounding and test device includes a chassis configured to be removably installed in a drawout switchgear compartment (e.g., a breaker compartment) having a load conductor and a line conductor therein. The device also includes an interconnection bus supported by the chassis and a ground conductor supported by the chassis.
Eaton Corporation


08/18/16
20160240979 

Grounding type elbow connector


A grounding type elbow connector includes an insulation plug having an electrically-conductive stud bolt, an insulation body, and an insulation rod that is detachably fitted into a through-hole of the insulation body. A grounding unit having a grounding rod and to which a grounding cable is connected is connected alone, or selectively coupled in a state a grounding inspection connection unit is connected, to the elbow connector after the insulation body is dissembled from the elbow connector..
Pyungil Co., Ltd


08/18/16
20160240966 

Methods and connecting devices with stacked magnetic connectors


There is disclosed magnetic connectors and electronic devices including such connectors. A connector may include a magnet rotatable about at least one axis of the magnet; wherein the magnet rotates to magnetically engage a magnet of another connector to form an electrical connection between the two magnets.
Nanoport Technology Inc.


08/18/16
20160240940 

Elastic-clip junction box structure


An elastic-clip junction box structure has multidirectional wire insertion effect and holds the wires quickly. The junction box structure includes a case body and at least one conductive clip disposed in the case body.
Switchlab (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240876 

Pre-reformer for selective reformation of higher hydrocarbons


Systems and methods are provided integrating an annular pre-reformer as part of an anode recuperator of a fuel cell system.. .
Bloom Energy Corporation


08/18/16
20160240802 

Stretchable display device and manufacturing method thereof


A stretchable display device includes a stretchable substrate capable of being expanded or contracted in a first direction and pixel portions on the stretchable substrate. The pixel portions include rigid areas provided with a light emitter to selectively emit light depending on a driving signal and elastic areas surrounding the rigid areas.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240655 

Method for manufacturing silicon carbide semiconductor device


A method for manufacturing a sic semiconductor device includes the steps of: forming an impurity region in a sic layer; forming a first carbon layer on a surface of the sic layer having the impurity region formed therein, by selectively removing silicon from the surface; forming a second carbon layer on the first carbon layer; and heating the sic layer having the first carbon layer and the second carbon layer formed therein.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240613 

Iii-v semiconductor devices with selective oxidation


Embodiments of the present invention provide methods for fabricating a semiconductor device with selective oxidation. One method may include providing a semiconductor substrate including a stack of two semiconductor layers; depositing an insulating material on the semiconductor substrate; forming a set of fins; selectively oxidizing one of the semiconductor layers; forming a dummy gate structure and a set of spacers along the sides of the dummy gate structure; forming a source drain region adjacent to the dummy gate structure; removing the dummy gate structure; and releasing the selectively oxidized semiconductor layer..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160240568 

Multi-layer structure for high aspect ratio etch


The present disclosure relates to a method of forming a masking structure having a trench with a high aspect ratio, and an associated structure. In some embodiments, the method is performed by forming a first material over a substrate.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240534 

Techniques for improving gate control over transistor channel by increasing effective gate length


Techniques are disclosed for improving gate control over the channel of a transistor, by increasing the effective electrical gate length (leff) through deposition of a gate control layer (gcl) at the interfaces of the channel with the source and drain regions. The gcl is a nominally undoped layer (or substantially lower doped layer, relative to the heavily doped s/d fill material) that can be deposited when forming a transistor using replacement s/d deposition.
Intel Corporation


08/18/16
20160240533 

Vertical cmos structure and method


A method for forming stacked, complementary transistors is disclosed. Selective deposition techniques are used to form a column having a lower portion that includes one type of semiconductor (e.g.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240432 

Methods for forming cobalt-copper selective fill for an interconnect


Methods for processing a substrate include: (a) depositing a cobalt layer to a first thickness within a first plurality of features and a second plurality of features formed in a substrate, wherein each of the first plurality of features and each of the second plurality of features comprises an opening, and wherein a width of the openings of the first plurality of features is less than a width of the openings of the second plurality of features; and (b) heating the substrate to a first temperature to fill the first plurality of features with cobalt material while simultaneously depositing a fill material on the substrate to fill the second plurality of features.. .
Applied Materials, Inc.


08/18/16
20160240392 

Dual sided embedded die and fabrication of same background


Embodiments of the invention provide a method for forming a dual sided embedded die system. The method begins with starting material including a top surface and a bottom surface, a plurality of vias, a plurality of plated metal posts, die pads, and stiffeners.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


08/18/16
20160240389 

Selective etch for silicon films


A method of etching patterned heterogeneous silicon-containing structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch with inverted selectivity compared to existing remote plasma etches. The methods may be used to conformally trim polysilicon while removing little or no silicon oxide.
Applied Materials, Inc.


08/18/16
20160240386 

Self-aligned multiple spacer patterning process


Embodiments of the present disclosure are a method of forming a semiconductor device and methods of patterning a semiconductor device. An embodiment is a method of forming a semiconductor device, the method including pattering a mandrel layer disposed over a semiconductor device layer to form a mandrel, forming a first set of spacers on sidewalls of the mandrel using a first material, selectively removing the mandrel disposed between the first set of spacers.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240385 

Gate electrode material residual removal process


The present disclosure provides methods for removing gate electrode residuals from a gate structure after a gate electrode patterning process. In one example, a method for forming high aspect ratio features in a gate electrode layer in a gate structure includes performing an surface treatment process on gate electrode residuals remaining on a gate structure disposed on a substrate, selectively forming a treated residual in the gate structure on the substrate with some untreated regions nearby in the gate structure, and performing a remote plasma residual removal process to remove the treated residual from the substrate..
Applied Materials, Inc.


08/18/16
20160240368 

Method and composition for selectively removing metal hardmask and other residues from semiconductor device substrates comprising low-k dielectric material and copper


An aqueous removal composition having a ph in the range of from 2 to 14 and method for selectively removing an etching mask consisting essentially of tin, tan, tinxoy, tiw, w, or alloy of ti or w relative to low-k materials from a semiconductor substrate comprising said low-k materials having a tin, tan, tinxoy, tiw, w, or alloy of ti or w etching mask thereon wherein the removal composition comprises at least one oxidizing agent and a carboxylate compound.. .
Ekc Technology, Inc.


08/18/16
20160240350 

Adjustable mass resolving aperture


Embodiments of the invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that may be used in an ion implantation system that selectively exclude ion species based on charge to mass ratio (and/or mass to charge ratio) that are not desired for implantation, in an ion beam assembly. Embodiments of the invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that is segmented, adjustable, and/or presents a curved surface to the oncoming ion species that will strike the aperture.
Glenn Lane Family Limited Liability Limited Partnership


08/18/16
20160240349 

Adjustable mass resolving aperture


Embodiments of the invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that may be used in an ion implantation system that selectively exclude ion species based on charge to mass ratio (and/or mass to charge ratio) that are not desired for implantation, in an ion beam assembly. Embodiments of the invention relate to a mass resolving aperture that is segmented, adjustable, and/or presents a curved surface to the oncoming ion species that will strike the aperture.
Glenn Lane Family Limited Liability Limited Partnership


08/18/16
20160240344 

Charged particle inspection method and charged particle system


The present invention relates to a charged particle system comprising: a charged particle source; a first multi aperture plate; a second multi aperture plate disposed downstream of the first multi aperture plate, the second multi aperture plate; a controller configured to selectively apply at least first and second voltage differences between the first and second multi aperture plates; wherein the charged particle source and the first and second multi aperture plates are arranged such that each of a plurality of charged particle beamlets traverses an aperture pair, said aperture pair comprising one aperture of the first multi aperture plate and one aperture of the second multi aperture plate, wherein plural aperture pairs are arranged such that a center of the aperture of the first multi aperture plate is, when seen in a direction of incidence of the charged particle beamlet traversing the aperture of the first multi aperture plate, displaced relative to a center of the aperture of the second multi aperture plate. The invention further pertains to a particle-optical component configured to change a divergence of a set of charged particle beamlets and a charged particle inspection method comprising inspection of an object using different numbers of charged particle beamlets..
Applied Materials Israel, Ltd


08/18/16
20160240209 

Selective post filter


In another aspect, there is provided an audio decoding method with a decoding step followed by a post-filtering step, including interharmonic noise attenuation, and being characterized in a step of disabling the post filter in accordance with post filtering information encoded in the bit stream signal. Such a method is well suited for mixed-origin audio signals by virtue of its capability to deactivate the post filter in dependence of the post filtering information only, hence independently of factors such as the current coding mode..

08/18/16
20160240175 

Drumhead tuning rim system and use


A drumhead tuning rim system and method for securing and tuning a drumhead on a drum shell of a drum, comprising a drumhead tuning rim apparatus comprising a cable tension dial assembly configured for operably engaging a rim of the drum so as to increase or decrease tension on the rim, the rim being configured for seating over the drumhead on the drum shell, and an apparatus controller configured for operably interfacing with the drumhead tuning rim apparatus so as to selectively control the cable tension dial assembly and thereby adjust the overall pitch of the drumhead as by adjusting the tension on the rim.. .
Bedson Drum Co.


08/18/16
20160240164 

Electronic device and electronic apparatus


An electronic apparatus includes a display device, a carrier structure, an electronic device, a sensing unit and a control unit. The carrier structure is electrically connected to the display device.
Wistron Corporation


08/18/16
20160240158 

Goa unit for co-driving gate and common electrodes, drive circuit and array


The present disclosure discloses a goa unit for co-driving a gate electrode and a common electrode, including: a trigger; a first selective input circuit; a second selective input circuit which is used to respectively gate the high level input for common electrode and the high level input for gate electrode to the clock end of the trigger in different time sequences to pull up the voltage on the trigger output end; a third selective input circuit which is used to select level signals or edge signals on gate line n+1 and gate line n+4 to serve as the reset signal of the trigger; a fourth selective input circuit which is used to pull down the voltage thereon; a selective output circuit with the input being connected to the trigger output end, for selectively outputting a gate electrode driving signal or a common electrode driving signal.. .
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240155 

Amplifier circuit applied in source driver of liquid crystal display


An amplifier circuit applied in a source driver of a liquid crystal display includes a differential input stage, a first output stage, a second output stage, and a detection module. The differential input stage receives a positive input voltage and a negative input voltage.
Raydium Semiconductor Corporation


08/18/16
20160240115 

Illuminated vehicular sign


An illuminated vehicular sign is provided including a vehicle and luminescent planar sheet. The luminescent planar sheet is constructed to provide illuminated alpha-numeric characters which are mounted to the horizontal planar surfaces of a vehicle.

08/18/16
20160240103 

Counting wheel odometer with movable decimal point


An improved numeracy and place-value educational device which accurately displays a range of both whole-number and decimal place-value properties. A conventional counting-wheel odometer comprising a plurality of sequentially numbered counting wheels (10a-10f) and motion transfer components (not shown) is supported by a frame (12).

08/18/16
20160240096 

Motion device


A motion device, such as a flight simulator, including a frame including a plurality of roller assemblies mounted thereto and an at least partially rounded body supported on the roller assemblies. The roller assemblies are operable to contact an external surface of the body and to allow movement of the body in a pitch direction, a yaw direction and a roll direction relative to the frame.
Synflyt Pty Ltd


08/18/16
20160239937 

Data processing device for processing multiple sensor data and system including the same


Provided is a data processing device and a method of operating the same. The data processing device includes: a plurality of preprocessors configured to perform correction processing on a plurality of sensor data; a first switching circuit configured to selectively map and input the plurality of sensor data from at least two sensors to at least two preprocessors among the plurality of preprocessors; and a hybrid data processing engine configured to perform at least one of image enhancement and depth information determination on the plurality of sensor data received, via an on-the-fly method, from the at least two preprocessors..

08/18/16
20160239800 

Transportation network optimization


Techniques for transportation network optimization are provided. An example method includes receiving a shipment plan referencing one or more shipments associated with shipment carriers, where the shipment carriers include at least one common carrier fleet and at least one dedicated fleet, determining one or more constraints associated with the one or more shipment carriers included in the shipment plan, where the constraints include one or more of: driver hours of service, backhaul loads or shipments, the dedicated fleet equipment availability, the dedicated fleet's fixed cost and the dedicated fleet's shipment cost, or the common carrier fleet's shipment cost, wherein the dedicated fleet's shipment cost and the common carrier fleet's shipment cost are based on their respective lane rates, and generating an updated shipment plan based on selectively assigning the one or more shipments to the dedicated fleet or the common carrier fleet based on the determined constraints..
Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239766 

Systems, methods, and user interfaces for evaluating quality, health, safety, and environment data


According to the present disclosure, a method for evaluating quality, health, safety, and environment (qhse) data can include providing a user interface. A preferred group of analysis algorithms can be identified, automatically with the one or more processors, from a set of analysis algorithms based upon category selections.

08/18/16
20160239694 

Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips


Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips mounted on rfid elevator controller, having customized rfid transponders, a bluetooth module, and an extended i/o connector is disclosed. Customized rfid transponders include rfid integrated chips, rfid sensor coils, and a spnt switch.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160239685 

Hybrid secure non-volatile main memory


According to an example, a hybrid secure non-volatile main memory (hsnvmm) may include a non-volatile memory (nvm) to store a non-working set of memory data in an encrypted format, and a dynamic random-access memory (dram) buffer to store a working set of memory data in a decrypted format. A cryptographic engine may selectively encrypt and decrypt memory pages in the working and non-working sets of memory data.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


08/18/16
20160239646 

Selective access to portions of digital content


A system and method provide selective access to portions of digital content. A request to access a digital content item is received, the digital content item including multiple portions.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


08/18/16
20160239440 

Methods and systems for routing in a state machine


A device includes a routing buffer. The routing buffer includes a first port configured to receive a signal relating to an analysis of at least a portion of a data stream.
Micron Technology, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239431 

High performance persistent memory for region-centric consistent and atomic updates


A processor includes a processing core to execute an application comprising instructions encoding a transaction with a persistent memory via a non-persistent cache, wherein the transaction is to create a mapping from a virtual address space to a memory region identified by a memory region identifier (mrid) in the persistent memory, and tag a cache line of the non-persistent cache with the mrid, in which the cache line is associated with a cache line status, and a cache controller, in response to detecting a failure event, to selectively evict contents of the cache line to the memory region identified by the mrid based on the cache line status.. .
Intel Corporation


08/18/16
20160239380 

Garbage collection and defragmentation for solid state drives (ssd) and shingled magnetic recording (smr) drives


Example apparatus and methods provide improved reclamation, garbage collection (gc) and defragmentation (defrag) for data storage devices including solid state drives (ssd) or shingled magnetic recording (smr) drives. An erasure code (ec) layer that facilitates logically or physically erasing data from the ssd or smr as a comprehensive gc or defrag is added to the ssd or smr.
Quantum Corporation


08/18/16
20160239287 

Electronic device for installing application and controlling same


An electronic device and method of controlling an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a communication module; a processor; and a memory that stores instructions to instruct the processor to install a first application operating only in a first environment, install a second application selectively operating in at least one of the first environment and a second environment, grant access to the first application to first data, the first data being generated while the second application operates in the first environment, deny access to the first application to second data, the second data being generated while the second application operates in the second environment, grant access to the second application to third data, the third data being generated while the first application operates in the first environment, and allocate the second application to at least the second environment without a user's input when the second application is installed..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239259 

Learning intended user actions


A method and system are provided. The method includes receiving, by a microphone and camera, user utterances indicative of user commands and associated user gestures for the user utterances.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239258 

Learning intended user actions


A method and system are provided. The method includes receiving, by a microphone and camera, user utterances indicative of user commands and associated user gestures for the user utterances.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239205 

Hybrid solid state drive (ssd) using pcm or other high performance solid-state memory


Techniques for implementing a hybrid non-volatile memory storage system are disclosed. The hybrid memory system may include a first non-volatile memory; a second non-volatile memory; and a memory controller to analyze a type of an operation and a characteristic of the operation, to determine a state of the second non-volatile memory, and to determine whether another operation is being implemented on the second non-volatile memory, the memory controller selectively implementing an operation on one of the first non-volatile memory and the second non-volatile memory segment based on the type of the operation, the characteristic of the operation, the state of the second non-volatile memory, and whether another operation is being implemented on the second non-volatile memory such that the memory controller implements the operation on the first non-volatile memory concurrently with the other operation being implemented on the second non-volatile memory based on the type of the operation..
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


08/18/16
20160239147 

Sensing device


A sensing device includes a comparator, a first switch, a second switch, and a controller. The comparator includes a first input end and a second input end.
Nuvoton Technology Corporation


08/18/16
20160239064 

Power supply system for an electronic flight bag


A control system for providing electrical power to an electronic flight bag device on an aircraft. The control system including a power switching component coupled to a plurality of power sources and at least one electronic flight bag device.
Rosemount Aerospace Inc.


08/18/16
20160239048 

Form adjustable angle between a battery and battery cavity to selectively place a video display in viewing orientations


A tablet computing device may include a main body, a video display, and a battery cavity. The main body may include a front side and a back side.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


08/18/16
20160239047 

Waterproof port for electronic devices


One embodiment of the present disclosure may take the form of an electronic device. The electronic device includes a housing defining a port and a cavity, a processing element contained within the cavity of the housing, an input/output device (such as, but not limited to, a sound wave transducer) in selective communication with the port, and a flow-blocking member movably connected to the housing.
Apple Inc.


08/18/16
20160239035 

Managing power consumption through an interconnect socket adapter


Interconnection meter socket adapters are provided. An interconnection meter socket adapter comprises a housing enclosing a set of electrical connections.
San Diego Gas & Electric Company


08/18/16
20160239033 

Power switch control system with area-based switch grouping


A power switch control system with area-based switch grouping utilizes original compartments in a building as groups to be controlled, and includes multiple intelligent switches respectively installed in multiple switch wiring boxes originally and selectively located in the compartments. Each intelligent switch is electrically connected to multiple pieces of power-consuming equipment through a corresponding switch wiring box, and receives switch control commands transmitted from an electronic device to turn on or off the multiple pieces of power-consuming equipment connected to the switch wiring box, so as to group and remotely control power-consuming equipment in the compartments.
Luxul Technology Incorporation


08/18/16
20160239001 

Indoor automation and control method and system thereof using rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter


Short-range and long-range operating methods for hospitality accommodation automation and control using app, webpage, smartphone, rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter, relay controller together with rfid door lock is disclosed, where unlocking rfid door lock requires just pressing a button, various power outlets, lighting levels, hvac settings, and tv settings can be controlled by smartphone. A gateway device with internet connectivity allows remote unlock or lock of doorlock, sending notifications of door unlock events back to a cloud server, and remotely control electrical or electronic devices under short-range or long-range modes.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160238997 

Reversible door mounting arrangement for a timer assembly


A timer assembly housing is configured to include a number of features, including but not limited to a tortuous sealing lip, adjustable hinge assembly, removable backing plate, removable pin hinge, toggle switch, and a wiring lid. The timer assembly includes a weatherproof housing having a base with a series of sidewalls and a rear wall, the base sidewalls extending forward from the rear wall to an open front, a lid having a series of sidewalls and a front wall, the lid sidewalls extending forward from the front wall, and a timer assembly positioned within the base.
Reliance Controls Corporation


08/18/16
20160238964 

Drive circuit for printing apparatus, light-emitting element unit, and printing apparatus


A drive circuit for a printing apparatus, comprising a first driver arranged on an electrical path from a first current supply unit to a first connection portion for a light-emitting element, a second driver arranged on an electrical path from a second current supply unit to the first connection portion, a third driver arranged on an electrical path from the second current supply unit to a second connection portion for a light-emitting element, and a switch unit configured to selectively connect the second current supply unit to one of the second driver and the third driver and disconnect the connection between the second current supply unit and the other of the second driver and the third driver when the second current supply unit is connected to the one of the second driver and the third driver.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


08/18/16
20160238827 

Multi-focal structured illumination microscopy systems and methods


A multi-focal selective illumination microscopy (sim) system for generating multi-focal patterns of a sample is disclosed. The multi-focal sim system performs a focusing, scaling and summing operation on each multi-focal pattern in a sequence of multi-focal patterns that completely scan the sample to produce a high resolution composite image..
The U.s.a. Of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Dept. Of Health And Human Services


08/18/16
20160238719 

Compton camera


A compton camera includes a scattering detection unit, an absorption detection unit, a signal processing unit, a first shield unit, and a second shield unit. The scattering detection unit detects compton scattering of incident radiation emitted from a radiation source.
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


08/18/16
20160238655 

Enhanced status monitor for scan testing


An integrated circuit receives test-control information that is phase encoded on a scan clock used for testing a scan chain within the ic. The phase encoding does not affect the normal use of the scan clock and scan test chain and allows additional test-related data such as power supply, clock, and additional global and specialized status data to be collected by a secondary test data storage system such as a shift register.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


08/18/16
20160238633 

Managing power source interaction through an interconnect socket adapter configured with an energy storage source/sink


Interconnection meter socket adapters are provided. An interconnection meter socket adapter comprises a housing enclosing a set of electrical connections.
San Diego Gas & Electric Company


08/18/16
20160238550 

Biosensor membrane composition, biosensor, and methods for making same


Selectively permeable membranes for biosensors are provided. In one embodiment, the membrane includes a polymer mixture that includes a polyurethane component, a siloxane component, and a hydrogel component, the components in the mixture in amounts of about 60 to about 80 wt % polyurethane, about 10 to about 20 wt % siloxane, and about 10 to about 20 wt % hydrogel.
Microchips Biotech, Inc.


08/18/16
20160238511 

Optical detection systems and methods of using the same


Optical detection systems configured to collect and detect light emitted by a sample are provided. Aspects of the systems include a core region selective side scatter (ssc) collection module configured to allow for the selective detection ssc wavelength light from a core region of collected light.
Becton, Dickinson And Company


08/18/16
20160238494 

Gas sampling and management system


A gas monitoring and control system including a gas sampling chamber, sampling inlet and outlet valves, a pump and a controller. Sensors are disposed within the interior chamber that sense characteristics of a gas from a gas source and generate representative signals.
Chrintec, Llc


08/18/16
20160238427 

Electronic level gauge having improved noise rejection and power transmission


An electronic level gauge (elg) for measuring a level of a material in a tank. The elg includes a transmitter, an antenna and a receiver.
Honeywell International Inc.


08/18/16
20160238391 

Apparatus and driving gyro sensor


There is provided is an apparatus for driving a gyro sensor including: a driving circuit generating a first clock signal based on a driving displacement signal output from the gyro sensor; an oscillator generating a start signal for an initial driving of the gyro sensor; a resonance determiner determining a driving state of the gyro sensor and generating a select signal depending on the determination of the driving state; and a signal transmitter selectively transmitting any one of the first clock signal or the start signal to the driving circuit depending on the select signal, wherein the driving circuit generates a driving signal for driving the gyro sensor based on a transmission signal of the signal transmitter.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238360 

Fuel/air concussion apparatus


A concussion device for creating a low level of smoke and a selectively tuned low-toned sound, the device including a structure having a cavity, the cavity having a top opening; a first energetic charge disposed in a bottom portion of the cavity; and a member removably secured to the structure within the cavity and partially overlying the first energetic charge.. .
Dmd Systems Llc


08/18/16
20160238341 

Firearm support system


A firearm support system, has a stock unit configured to be carried by a firearm, the first unit having a first complementary component and a belt unit configured to be carried by a belt, the second unit having a second complementary component configured for selective engagement with the first complementary component.. .

08/18/16
20160238307 

Variable shelf apparatus and refrigerator having the same


A variable shelf apparatus and a refrigerator having the same are provided. The variable shelf apparatus includes: a first shelf part; a second shelf part configured to have the first shelf part slidably coupled therewith; and a support part configured to be installed in a storage room to slidably support the first shelf part and rotatably support the second shelf part, wherein the support part is configured such that a pair of rotating protrusions protruding at both sides of the second shelf part is selectively coupled and separated between an upper surface and a lower surface of the support part..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238299 

Chiller system and control method thereof


A chiller system and a control method thereof includes a plurality of chiller modules in which a refrigeration cycle is performed to supply cold water, a main control device generating an operation signal to simultaneously or successively operate the plurality of chiller modules, a module control device provided in each of the plurality of chiller modules to control an operation of each of the plurality of chiller modules on the basis of the operation signal of the main control device, and a starting device communicably connected to the module control device to selectively apply power into the plurality of chiller modules.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/18/16
20160238290 

Air conditioner


An air conditioner of the present invention includes: an outdoor unit having an outdoor heat exchanger and a compressor installed therein; a plurality of indoor units connected to the outdoor unit and having an indoor heat exchanger installed therein; a four-way valve provided on a discharge part side of the compressor; a refrigerant tube having first to third refrigerant tubes and connecting the four-way valve and the indoor heat exchanger, in which the first refrigerant tube is branched from between the four-way valve and the outdoor heat exchanger such that some of a refrigerant discharged from the compressor is fed into the indoor heat exchanger while bypassing the outdoor heat exchanger, the second refrigerant tube is connected to the four-way valve to feed all of the refrigerant discharged from the compressor into the indoor heat exchanger, and the third refrigerant tube is connected to the second refrigerant tube in parallel; and a heat pump valve provided at the third refrigerant tube to selectively close the third refrigerant tube. The air conditioner includes an outdoor unit that can be applied to simultaneous cooling and heating concurrent type air conditioners and cooling and heating switching type air conditioners through the opening and closing of the heat pump valve..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238252 

Thermally expandable transition piece


A gas turbine engine (gte) including a thermally expandable transition piece is disclosed. The gte includes at least a combustor section having a combustor sleeve, also known as top hat, and a transition piece.
Siemens Energy, Inc.


08/18/16
20160238152 

System and manually overriding a solenoid valve of a faucet


A system for a faucet including a solenoid operated valve and a lifter. The solenoid operated valve includes a valve body including a sealing surface, a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet; a sealing element that is movable relative to the sealing surface to fluidly connect and disconnect the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet; and a solenoid configured to selectively couple and decouple the sealing element to the sealing surface to fluidly disconnect and connect the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet.
Kohler Co.


08/18/16
20160238146 

Automatic ring valve shutters for automatic ring valves and manufacturing said shutters


An automatic ring valve comprising a valve seat provided with a plurality of gas flow passages arranged according to at least one annular row, at least a shutter comprising at least one ring-shaped portion for selectively closing and opening the gas flow passages, wherein the ring-shaped portion of the shutter comprises a fiber-reinforced matrix, at least one contrasting member for contrasting an opening movement of ring-shaped portion of the shutter, wherein the ring-shaped portion of the shutter comprises continuous fibers, at least some of the fibers developing for at least 360° of the annular development of the ring-shaped portion.. .
Nuovo Pignone Srl


08/18/16
20160238139 

Valve including a shape memory alloy member


A valve selectively opens and closes a passageway defined by a port. The valve comprises a body defining outer and inner surfaces; the inner surface defining an inner cavity.
Kongsberg Automotive, Inc.


08/18/16
20160238110 

Multi-mode electromechanical variable transmission


A drive system includes a first gear set and a second gear set, each including a sun gear, a ring gear, a plurality of planetary gears coupling the sun gear to the ring gear, and a carrier rotationally supporting the plurality of planetary gears, a first electrical machine coupled to the first gear set, a second electrical machine coupled to the second gear set, a connecting shaft coupling an engine to the first gear set, a driveshaft configured to transport power from the first electrical machine, the second electrical machine, and the engine to a tractive element of the vehicle, and a clutch selectively rotationally coupling the first carrier and the second carrier to the driveshaft when engaged.. .
Oshkosh Corporation


08/18/16
20160238043 

Hydraulic driving device


A hydraulic driving device includes: a hydraulic motor configured to operate by flushing oil from a hydraulic pump through a high pressure oil passage and a low pressure oil passage; a low pressure selective valve configured to operate in accordance with differential pressure between the high pressure oil passage and the low pressure oil passage, and to discharge the oil in the low pressure oil passage inside a motor case; a tank oil passage configured to connect the inside of the motor case with an oil tank; and a choke throttle provided to the low pressure selective valve or to an oil passage lower than the low pressure selective valve.. .
Komatsu Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238008 

Liquid ring pump port member having anti-cavitation constructions


A pump includes a housing that contains a liquid, and a rotor including a plurality of blades extending radially from a shaft, and defining a conical space. A port member is disposed within the conical space.
Gardner Denver Nash Llc




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