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05/19/16
20160142338 
 Application placement through multiple allocation domain agents and flexible cloud scheduler framework patent thumbnailApplication placement through multiple allocation domain agents and flexible cloud scheduler framework
There are provided a system, a method and a computer program product for operating a cloud computing infrastructure. In one embodiment, the system and method performs allocation domain modeling and provides a cloud scheduler framework that takes as input desired optimization objectives and the workload constraints and efficiently produces a placement solution that satisfies the constraints while optimizing the objectives in a way that adjusts itself depending on the objectives.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160142253 
 Application placement through multiple allocation domain agents and flexible cloud scheduler framework patent thumbnailApplication placement through multiple allocation domain agents and flexible cloud scheduler framework
There are provided a method for operating a cloud computing infrastructure. In one embodiment, the method performs allocation domain modeling and provides a cloud scheduler framework that takes as input desired optimization objectives and the workload constraints and efficiently produces a placement solution that satisfies the constraints while optimizing the objectives in a way that adjusts itself depending on the objectives.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160141837 
 Edge-emitting semiconductor laser and  the production thereof patent thumbnailEdge-emitting semiconductor laser and the production thereof
An edge-emitting semiconductor laser includes a semiconductor structure having a waveguide layer with an active layer, the waveguide layer extending in a longitudinal direction between first and second side facets of the semiconductor structure, the semiconductor structure has a tapering region adjacent to the first side facet, a thickness of the waveguide layer in the tapering region increases longitudinally, the waveguide layer is arranged between first and second cladding layers, a thickness of the second cladding layer in the tapering region of the semiconductor structure increases longitudinally, the tapering region includes first and second subregions, the first subregion is arranged closer to the first side facet than the second subregion, thickness of the waveguide layer increases longitudinally in the first subregion, thickness of the waveguide layer is constant in the longitudinal direction in the second subregion, and thickness of the second cladding layer increases longitudinally in the second subregion.. .
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


05/19/16
20160140584 
 Emd-spectral prediction (esp) patent thumbnailEmd-spectral prediction (esp)
A data prediction method to apply to a time series. In some embodiments, the data may be decomposed into a superposition of two or more components, which each represent different facets of the data.
Ebay Inc.


05/19/16
20160139350 
 Inverted 45 degree mirror for photonic integrated circuits patent thumbnailInverted 45 degree mirror for photonic integrated circuits
Inverted 45° semiconductor mirrors as vertical optical couplers for pic chips, particularly optical receivers and transmitters. An inverted 45° semiconductor mirror functions to couple light between a plane in the pic chip defined by thin film layers and a direction normal to a top surface of the pic chip where it may be generated or collected by an off-chip component, such as a wire terminal.

05/19/16
20160135852 
 Facet screw and  spinal stabilization patent thumbnailFacet screw and spinal stabilization
A spinal facet bone screw and minimally invasive surgical method of implanting a facet screw to stabilize the spine are provided. The facet screw includes an elongated body portion having a head, a threaded portion and a distal threadless portion.
Neurostructures, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132602 
 Guided search patent thumbnailGuided search
Techniques for assisting a user in conducting a search for online content are described. According to various embodiments, a set of search results is generated, in response to a user search query.

05/12/16
20160130796 
 Foldable tubular element with one rigid degree of freedom patent thumbnailFoldable tubular element with one rigid degree of freedom
A foldable tubular construct/element with one rigid degree of freedom is of a tubular construction formed by a number of single layered annular units which are connected in sequence; each single layered annular unit is of a prism having n ridge lines; two adjacent prisms each having n sides are connected to each other by sharing a polygon with n sides formed on an intersection plane; each prism with n ridge lines is composed of n rigid planar quadrilateral facets; two adjacent single layered annular units comprise n spherical mechanisms formed by the intersections of only four planar quadrilateral facets at each apex; the polygon having n sides formed in the intersection plane of the two adjacent single layered annular units is a planar polygon with an arbitrary number of sides greater than for a triangle; the ridge lines of each prism having n ridge lines are parallel to each other; the connecting ridge lines of the tubular element are coplanar; when the polygon having n sides formed in the intersection plane of the two adjacent single layered annular units is a line-symmetric polygon of even number of sides with at least one diagonal symmetric axis, the plane in which connecting ridge lines of the tubular element are located is perpendicular to one diagonally symmetric axis.. .
Tianjin University


05/12/16
20160128739 
 Vertebral facet joint fusion implant and  fusion patent thumbnailVertebral facet joint fusion implant and fusion
In some embodiments a method comprises disposing an implant into contact with a first bone portion and into contact with a second bone portion, the implant having (1) a first interface configured to receive a restraining member, and (2) a second interface. The method further comprises inserting a portion of the fastener member into the first interface.
Spinal Elements, Inc.


05/05/16
20160128140 
 Lighting techniques utilizing solid-state lamps with electronically adjustable light beam distribution patent thumbnailLighting techniques utilizing solid-state lamps with electronically adjustable light beam distribution
Solid-state lamps having an electronically adjustable light beam distribution are disclosed. In accordance with some embodiments, a lamp configured as described herein includes a plurality of solid-state emitters (addressable individually and/or in groupings) mounted over a non-planar interior surface of the lamp.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


05/05/16
20160127713 

3d depth sensor and projection system and methods of operating thereof


A diffractive optical element includes: a first facet configured to perform an expansion optical function; and a second facet configured to perform a collimation optical function and a pattern generation function.. .
Aquifi, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127620 

Camera module and electronic device having the camera module


A camera module comprises a pivot and a lens barrel. The pivot comprises a first end portion and a second end portion opposite to the first end portion.
Jia-tin-chang Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160126093 

Method to grow thin epitaxial films at low temperature


Implementations of the present disclosure generally relate to methods for epitaxial growth of a silicon material on an epitaxial film. In one implementation, the method includes forming an epitaxial film over a semiconductor fin, wherein the epitaxial film includes a top surface having a first facet and a second facet, and forming an epitaxial layer on at least the top surface of the epitaxial film by alternatingly exposing the top surface to a first precursor gas comprising one or more silanes and a second precursor gas comprising one or more chlorinated silanes at a temperature of about 375° c.
Applied Materials, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124129 

Image-capturing module


An image-capturing module successively captures light data in batches for a scene of a whole field of view by adjusting the position of a multifaceted prism, and executes patch process on these batches of the light data to acquire an image over the whole field of view in a higher imaging quality that is generally achieved by a camera module with large number of pixels. The movable multifaceted prism may be together with an image sensing module and a lens module to be within a holder to have a compact volume for an image-capturing mobile phone, wearable device, and/or smart opto-electronics..
Everready Precision Ind. Corp.


05/05/16
20160123541 

Solid-state lamps with electronically adjustable light beam distribution


Solid-state lamps having an electronically adjustable light beam distribution are disclosed. In accordance with some embodiments, a lamp configured as described herein includes a plurality of solid-state emitters (addressable individually and/or in groupings) mounted over a non-planar interior surface of the lamp.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


05/05/16
20160120274 

Step-cut gemstone


A cushioned step-cut gemstone is disclosed. The gemstone may include a crown disposed above a girdle and a pavilion disposed below the girdle.
Gemconcepts Ltd.


04/21/16
20160111780 

Systems and methods for reconfigurable faceted reflector antennas


Systems and methods are disclosed herein for a reconfigurable faceted reflector for producing a plurality of antenna patterns. The reconfigurable reflector includes a backing structure, a plurality of adjusting mechanisms mounted to the backing structure, and a plurality of reflector facets.

04/21/16
20160111447 

Merged fin structures for finfet devices


Merged fin structures for finfet devices and methods of manufacture are disclosed. The method of forming the structure includes forming a plurality of fin structures on an insulator layer.

04/21/16
20160110384 

Search systems and computer-implemented search methods


Search systems and computer-implemented search methods are described. In one aspect, a search system includes a communications interface configured to access a plurality of data items of a collection, wherein the data items include a plurality of image objects individually comprising image data utilized to generate an image of the respective data item.

04/21/16
20160109712 

Head-mounted display apparatus employing one or more fresnel lenses


Head-mounted displays (100) are disclosed which include a frame (107), an image display system (110) supported by the frame (107), and a fresnel lens system (115) supported by the frame (107). The hmd (100) can employ a reflective optical surface, e.g., a free-space, ultra-wide angle, reflective optical surface (a fs/uwa/ro surface) (120), supported by the frame (107), with the fresnel lens system (115) being located between the image display system (110) and the reflective optical surface (120).

04/21/16
20160109699 

Optical beam scanner


A scanning device is presented having a substrate with a first surface and an opposite, parallel second surface. A region of the substrate includes the first surface and the opposite parallel second surface, and is defined via an etching process through a thickness of the substrate, where the region remains attached to the substrate via one or more hinges.

04/21/16
20160109562 

Laser rangefinder sensor


The specification discloses a pulsed time-of-flight laser range finding system used to obtain vehicle classification information. The sensor determines a distance range to portions of a vehicle traveling within a sensing zone of the sensor.

04/21/16
20160109097 

Lighting device with faceted reflector


A lighting device may comprise a light emitting element and a reflector, the reflector comprising: a first opening surrounding the light emitting element and a second opening; reflector side walls forming the first and second openings, the reflector side walls divergently extending from the first opening away from the light emitting element to the second opening; and corner facets, wherein each corner facet is positioned over a corresponding reflector corner formed by an adjacent pair of reflector side walls at the first opening. In this way, a photosensitive work piece may be uniformly irradiated while mitigating under-curing and over-curing, and while reducing a coupling optics size and a distance between the light emitting elements and the work piece, thereby decreasing cure times and lowering manufacturing costs..

04/21/16
20160106307 

Blade insert illuminator


A blade insert illumination system includes one or more illumination elements composed of a transparent or semitransparent polymer that is preferably biocompatible and sterilizable. The illumination elements operate as a waveguide and may incorporate optical components such as, for example, facets, lenses, gratings, prisms and or diffusers to operate as precision optics for customized delivery of the light energy.

04/14/16
20160104997 

Multiple flared laser oscillator waveguide


A broad area semiconductor diode laser device includes a multiple flared oscillator waveguide including a plurality of component flared oscillator waveguides, each component flared oscillator waveguide including a multimode high reflector facet, a partial reflector facet spaced apart from the high reflector facet, and a flared current injection region extending and widening between the multimode high reflector facet and the partial reflector facet, wherein the ratio of a partial reflector facet width to a high reflector facet width is n:1, where n>1, and wherein the component flared oscillator waveguides of the multiple flared oscillator waveguide are arranged in a row such that portions of the flared current injection regions of adjacently situated component flared oscillator waveguides overlap each other or are in proximity to each other on the order of the wavelength of light emitted by the component flared oscillator waveguides.. .

04/14/16
20160104320 

3d stadia algorithm for discrete network meshing


The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for modeling three dimensional objects, such as, but not limited to, fractures, for the purpose of reservoir simulation. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes a method that receives a set of 3d fractures with geometry that has been discretized by 2d surfaces by a collection of polygonal facets, generates a set of 3d stadia at specified radii around each facet in the collection of polygonal facet, generates closed 3d stadia surfaces around intersecting facets, discretizes all 3d stadia surfaces using various shape cells, generates 3d cells within each of the closed 3d stadia surfaces, and assigns each cell reservoir properties suitable for a numeric simulation program, such as, but not limited to, nexus® reservoir simulation software..

04/14/16
20160103886 

Declarative specification of visualization queries, display formats and bindings


The technology disclosed relates to a platform for ultra-fast, ad-hoc data exploration and faceted navigation on integrated, heterogeneous data sets. The disclosed method of declarative specification of visualization queries, display formats and bindings represents queries, widgets and bindings combined on a dashboard in real time, with flexible display options for analyzing data and conveying analysis results..

04/14/16
20160103872 

Visual data analysis with animated informational morphing replay


The technology disclosed relates to a platform for ultra-fast, ad-hoc data exploration and faceted navigation on integrated, heterogeneous data sets. The disclosed apparatus and methods for visual data analysis with animated informational morphing replay provide live data rendering on a live dashboard, with flexible display options for analyzing data and conveying analysis results..

04/14/16
20160103592 

Dashboard builder with live data updating without exiting an edit mode


The technology disclosed relates to a platform for ultra-fast, ad-hoc data exploration and faceted navigation on integrated, heterogeneous data sets. The disclosed method of declarative specification of visualization queries, display formats and bindings represents queries, widgets and bindings combined on a dashboard in real time, with flexible display options for analyzing data and conveying analysis results..

04/14/16
20160103328 

Semiconductor laser module


A semiconductor laser module (10) comprises a tapered laser diode (12) and/or a tapered amplifier diode equipped with beam shaping optics (14). The tapered laser diode and/or the tapered amplifier diode includes an emission facet (16) for emitting a laser beam (18) along a beam axis (24).

04/14/16
20160103192 

Sensor device for direct magnetic field imaging


The present invention discloses a sensor device comprising a probe carrying a three-dimensional magnetic field sensor. The probe has a conical tip portion with an edge being configured as the three-dimensional magnetic field sensor.

04/14/16
20160103153 

Probe head assemblies, components thereof, test systems including the same, and methods of operating the same


Probe head assemblies, components of probe head assemblies, test systems including the probe head assemblies and/or components thereof, and methods of operating the same. The probe head assemblies are configured to convey a plurality of test signals to and/or from a device under test and include a space transformer, a contacting assembly, and a riser that spatially separates the space transformer from the contacting assembly and conveys the plurality of test signals between the space transformer and the contacting assembly.

04/14/16
20160103078 

Gemstone sparkle analysis


A system is described for obtaining images of a gemstone, and performing quantitative analysis on the images to obtain measures of properties of the gemstone. The system comprises a support structure for supporting the gemstone at an observation position.

04/14/16
20160102801 

Rotary device for image-capturing equipment


A rotary device for image-capturing equipment comprises a support structure and a rotating structure. The support structure comprises a pillar, a support frame and a transmission component.

04/14/16
20160101021 

Liquid-transfer adapter beveled spike


A liquid-transfer adapter operatively interposable between an injector and a vial is provided. The adapter has an injector engaging portion configured for fluidly coupling to an injector and a vial coupling.

04/14/16
20160100873 

Method for using a guard for creating a socket posteriorly in the spine


A method for guiding a bone removal device to form a socket in the human spine and for inserting a cortical bone implant into the socket. The method includes placing a guard against the posterior aspect of the spine, the guard having a passage therethrough, inserting the bone removal device into the passage, removing a portion of a facet joint with the bone removal device to create the socket having a maximum height, and inserting the cortical bone implant into the socket.

04/07/16
20160099548 

External cavity with a pair of two fiber bragg gratings at the front and back facet of a laser diode


The first fbg is placed at the front facet of the laser chip, while the second fbg is placed on the back facet of the chip. The two fbgs are used to form an external cavity.

04/07/16
20160099331 

Self-aligned dual-metal silicide and germanide formation


A device having an epitaxial region and dual metal-semiconductor alloy surfaces is provided. The epitaxial region includes an upward facing facet and a downward facing facet.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098433 

Method for facet searching and search suggestions


Methods for faceted searching within clustered in-memory databases are disclosed. Faceted searching may be used to generate search suggestions.
Qbase, Llc


04/07/16
20160096248 

Ingot and methods for ingot grinding


A method of grinding an ingot for use in manufacturing a semiconductor or solar wafer is disclosed. The method includes providing an ingot including four flat sides and four rounded corner portions, each corner portion extending between an adjacent pair of the flat sides, and grinding a plurality of planar facets on each corner portion, each planar facet of the corner portion joined to an adjacent facet at a juncture and oriented such that each corner portion has a substantially arcuate shape.
Memc Singapore Pte. Ltd. (uen200614794d)


03/31/16
20160094015 

Quantum cascade laser


A quantum cascade laser includes a substrate having a principal surface including first and second regions arranged along a first axis; a laser structure disposed on the principal surface in the second region, the laser structure having an end facet intersecting the first axis, the laser structure including a stripe-shaped stacked semiconductor layer extending along the first axis; and a distributed bragg reflection structure disposed on the principal surface in the first region, the distributed bragg reflection structure including a semiconductor wall made of a single semiconductor material, the distributed bragg reflection structure being optically coupled to the end facet of the laser structure. The semiconductor wall has first and second side surfaces that intersect the first axis and extend along a second axis intersecting the principal surface.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd


03/31/16
20160093740 

Uniform junction formation in finfets


The present invention relates generally to semiconductor devices and more particularly, to a structure and method of forming an abrupt junction in the channel regions of high density technologies, such as tight pitch finfet devices, using recessed source-drain (s-d) regions and annealing techniques. In an embodiment, a faceted buffer layer, deposited before the s-d region is formed, may be used to control the profile and dopant concentration of the junction under the channel.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160089022 

Ophthalmic lens assemblies and methods of assembly and use


Ophthalmic lens assemblies and methods of assembly and use may include a lens assembly including a lens element and a protective cover. The lens element includes a contact lens surface and a faceted optical body including a distal portion and a faceted portion including one or more mirror facets to form a tir activity pathway.
Volk Optical, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087078 

Mos devices having epitaxy regions with reduced facets


An integrated circuit structure includes a gate stack over a semiconductor substrate, and an opening extending into the semiconductor substrate, wherein the opening is adjacent to the gate stack. A first silicon germanium region is disposed in the opening, wherein the first silicon germanium region has a first germanium percentage.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


03/24/16
20160086372 

Three dimensional targeting structure for augmented reality applications


A method is provided for obtaining ar information for display on a mobile interface device. The method comprises placing a three dimensional targeting structure in a target space, the targeting structure comprising a plurality of planar, polygonal facets each having a unique target pattern applied thereto.
Huntington Ingalls Incorporated


03/24/16
20160086028 

Method for classifying a known object in a field of view of a camera


A method for classifying a known object in a field of view of a digital camera includes developing a plurality of classifier feature vectors, each classifier feature vector associated with one of a plurality of facet viewing angles of the known object. The digital camera captures an image in a field of view including the known object and an image feature vector is generated based upon said captured image.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


03/24/16
20160085814 

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program


Provided is an information processing apparatus including a control section that provides, to a terminal of a user, a relationship among a plurality of keywords each as an element constituting a facet that is used as an index for searching for a content, as a facet map, and a facet selection environment that is based on at least one keyword addable to the facet map as a new element of the facet, calculates a usage frequency of each of the keywords in the terminal, and adds a keyword whose calculated usage frequency satisfies a predetermined condition to the facet map as the new element of the facet.. .
Sony Corporation


03/24/16
20160082515 

A preparing pure precious metal nanoparticles with large fraction of (100) facets, nanoparticles obtained by this method and their use


The invention provides a method of preparing pure precious metal nanoparticles of controlled sizes and having (100) facets, wherein a precursor substance contained in a reagent solution is subjected to a reduction reaction using a reducing agent contained in the reagent solution to provide nanoparticles, and the reduction reaction is stopped by rapid lowering of the reaction solution temperature. In the process of the invention, the need to use surfactants or other organic particles to stabilize the (100) facets is eliminated..
Uniwersytet Warszawski


03/24/16
20160081500 

Flexible pillow device


A flexible pillow device is provided that is formed of a plurality of pillow members connected in an aligned arrangement. The pillow members are connected along their sides and are pivotable relative to one another to form either a flat or arch configuration.

03/17/16
20160079357 

Oriented bottom-up growth of armchair graphene nanoribbons on germanium


Graphene nanoribbon arrays, methods of growing graphene nanoribbon arrays and electronic and photonic devices incorporating the graphene nanoribbon arrays are provided. The graphene nanoribbons in the arrays are formed using a scalable, bottom-up, chemical vapor deposition (cvd) technique in which the (001) facet of the germanium is used to orient the graphene nanoribbon crystals along the [110] directions of the germanium..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


03/17/16
20160079072 

V trench dry etch


Methods of producing v-shaped trenches in crystalline substrates are described. The methods involve processing a patterned substrate with etch masking materials defining each side of exposed silicon (100).
Applied Materials, Inc.


03/17/16
20160076480 

Valve seats for cylinder heads in aircraft engines


Intake and exhaust valve seat inserts for aircraft cylinder heads. The inserts are configured for low pressure loss as inlet air and hot exhaust gas passes through the respective valve seat inserts.

03/17/16
20160075087 

Fracturing a shell of a three-dimensional object


An apparatus is provided for fracturing a shell of a three-dimensional object. The apparatus may be caused to receive a shell of a three-dimensional object composed of a plurality of facets including first facets and distinct second facets, and form layer data defining a plurality of layers of the shell for use in forming the three-dimensional object on a layer-by-layer basis.
3d Systems, Inc.


03/17/16
20160073733 

Spacing for footwear ground-engaging member support features


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


03/10/16
20160070695 

Method and a multi i/o modality language independent user-interaction platform


Automated user-machine interaction is gaining attraction in many applications and services. However, implementing and offering smart automated user-machine interaction services still present technical challenges.
Nuance Communications, Inc.


03/10/16
20160070061 

Laser die and photonics die package


A multi semiconductor device package includes a laser die and a photonics die. The laser die generates light and includes a laser facet that emits light from a light emitting surface.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/10/16
20160069526 

Optical waveguide with a reflective pattern for propogating a light beam


An optical waveguide for the propagation of a light beam adapted to travel by successive total reflections off the faces of the waveguide to an output face where the light beam is refracted. One of the faces of the waveguide forms, facing towards the output face, a support face for a pattern extending across the main direction of the beam to divert same towards the output face.
Valeo Vision


03/10/16
20160067037 

Fresnel piggyback intraocular lens that improves overall vision where there is a local loss of retinal function


Systems and methods are provided for improving overall vision in patients suffering from a loss of vision in a portion of the retina (e.g., loss of central vision) by providing a piggyback lens which in combination with the cornea and an existing lens in the patient's eye redirects and/or focuses light incident on the eye at oblique angles onto a peripheral retinal location. The piggyback lens can include a redirection element (e.g., a prism, a diffractive element, or an optical component with a decentered grin profile) configured to direct incident light along a deflected optical axis and to focus an image at a location on the peripheral retina.
Amo Groningen B.v.


03/03/16
20160064523 

Semiconductor structure having a source and a drain with reverse facets


A semiconductor structure including a semiconductor wafer. The semiconductor wafer includes a gate structure, a first trench in the semiconductor wafer adjacent to a first side of the gate structure and a second trench adjacent to a second side of the gate structure, the first and second trenches filled with a doped epitaxial silicon to form a source in the filled first trench and a drain in the filled second trench such that each of the source and drain are recessed and have an inverted facet.
Globalfoundries Inc.


03/03/16
20160063993 

Facet recommendations from sentiment-bearing content


A “facet recommender” creates conversational recommendations for facets of particular conversational topics, and optionally for things associated with those facets, from consumer reviews or other social media content. The facet recommender applies a machine-learned facet model and optional sentiment-model, to identify facets associated with spans or segments of the content and to determine neutral, positive, or negative consumer sentiment associated with those facets and, optionally, things associated with those facets.
Microsoft Corporation


03/03/16
20160063120 

Faceting search results


A business networking system receives a user a first search query that includes search criteria. The system executes the first search query to retrieve information relating to members of the business networking system based on the search criteria and to retrieve additional information relating to one or more facet values of the business networking system based on the search criteria and a scoring of a relevance of the facet values to the user.
Linkedln Corporation


03/03/16
20160063089 

Leveraging enterprise content


A method and system for leveraging content is provided. The method includes receiving, data associated with a subscriber and registering the subscriber with an ecm computing system.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/03/16
20160061706 

Network manageable advanced gas sensor apparatus and method


Mechanical, electronic, algorithmic, and computer network facets are combined to create a highly integrated advanced gas sensor. A sensor is integrated into switchgear housings.
Solon Manufacturing Company


03/03/16
20160061699 

Method for analysing a fracture face of a part of a turbine engine


Process for analysing a fracture or crack surface of a tial turbomachine part, comprising at least one of the steps consisting in: a) marking on the surface the position and the orientation of cleavage facets, so as to identify a region of fracture or crack initiation and to determine the direction of propagation of this fracture or crack, b) examining the surface and detecting the regions with the presence of equiaxed grains and/or lamellar grains, so as to evaluate the temperature at which the fracture or crack has taken place, and c) comparing the heat tintings of the surface with those of samples from a heat tinting colour chart so as to evaluate the speed of propagation of the fracture or crack.. .
Snecma


03/03/16
20160060886 

Methods and apparatuses for reinforcing structural members


In an exemplary embodiment, a method of reinforcing a round structural member of a lattice structure comprises locating a reinforcement member having at least four facets on the round structural member, wherein each of the at least four facets forms a point of contact with the round structural member; and securing the reinforcement member to the round structural member.. .
Structural Components Llc


03/03/16
20160059395 

Torque wrench


As torque wrench (10) including a handle grip (11) and at least one head (12) that holds a clamping tool (13, 14) in the form of a rotary socket (16) located at one extremity of a handle grip (11) on of the torque wrench (10). The rotary socket (16) is housed in an annular element (17) integral with the head and comprises a central opening (18) defined by a hexagonal wall with facets (19).
Hl Technology Sa


03/03/16
20160058475 

Polymer osteosynthesis/translaminar screw for surgical spine treatment


A translaminar screw is formed from a polymer material (such as peek, plla, pcl, carbon fiber peek, and the like) so that the screw does not come loose, even after an extended period of mobilization. Spinal implants, instrumentation, and methods relating to stabilization and/or fusion of a facet joint via trans-facet and intra-facet delivery of the implants are disclosed herein.

02/25/16
20160056614 

Semiconductor laser diode with shortened cavity length


A semiconductor laser diode (ld) with a shortened cavity length is disclosed. The ld provides a rectangular substrate and, on the substrate, a cavity structure including a mesa with facets forming the laser cavity.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.


02/25/16
20160056180 

Heterogeneous semiconductor material integration techniques


Techniques are disclosed for heteroepitaxial growth of a layer of lattice-mismatched semiconductor material on an initial substrate, and transfer of a defect-free portion of that layer to a handle wafer or other suitable substrate for integration. In accordance with some embodiments, transfer may result in the presence of island-like oxide structures on the handle wafer/substrate, each having a defect-free island of the lattice-mismatched semiconductor material embedded within its upper surface.
Intel Corporation


02/25/16
20160054966 

Game display arrangement and system for displaying a game result from a game result generator


A roulette wheel display arrangement and system is disclosed for displaying a winning result from the roulette wheel. The arrangement comprises a display screen which is arranged to extend around a periphery of the wheel, and a plurality of screen facets, each facet being arranged to extend adjacent a corresponding player wagering position.
Novomatic Ag


02/25/16
20160053618 

Components with cooling channels and methods of manufacture


A manufacturing method includes forming one or more grooves in a component that comprises a substrate with an outer surface. The substrate has at least one interior space.
General Electric Company


02/25/16
20160051299 

Contoured calcaneal plate and a percutaneous drill guide for use therewith


This invention provides a calcaneal plate implanted using a sinus tarsi approach and comprises an anterior section having two locking screw holes, an s-shaped posterior facet section having a four locking holes and which rounds toward the bone at both the inferior and superior edges and is reinforced at the superior edge, and a blade shaped posterior portion having three linearly aligned locking holes and terminating in a tapered portion. There is also, a drill guide assembly having a drill guide column inserted through a hole in a targeting guide and locking to one of the locking holes in the plate, and cannulated drill guide sleeves that lock into holes in the targeting guide in a spaced relation whereby when the targeting guide is locked into the plate, the targeting guide can be used as a handle and wherein locking screws can be implanted percutaneously..
Orthohelix Surgical Designs, Inc.


02/25/16
20160051285 

Connecting rod for spinal surgery


An interconnecting spinal rod with a flanged end permits the surgeon to specifically locate the superior end, screw/rod position thereby minimizing the connecting rod overhang. This minimal overhang reduces interference with the adjacent facet of a vertebra in a spinal interbody fusion surgical procedure..
Spineology Inc.


02/18/16
20160049561 

Encapsulated led lens with bottom reflectors


A lens is affixed over an led die mounted on a substrate to encapsulate the led die. The lens may have a top surface shaped as a dome or other shape to achieve the desired light pattern.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


02/18/16
20160049503 

Bipolar junction transistors with reduced epitaxial base facets effect for low parasitic collector-base capacitance


Fabrication methods, device structures, and design structures for a bipolar junction transistor. A dielectric structure is formed that is coextensive with a single crystal semiconductor material of a substrate in an active device region.
Globalfoundries Inc.


02/18/16
20160046851 

Thermally conductive ceramic-polymer composite and preparing the same


Provided are a thermally conductive ceramic-polymer composite in which thermoplastic polymers form a matrix, and planar fragments of thermally conductive ceramic or thermally conductive ceramic powder is uniformly dispersed on a grain boundary between thermoplastic polymer particles, thereby forming a thermal pathway, wherein the thermoplastic polymer particles are formed in a faceted shape, and the average size of the planar fragments of thermally conductive ceramic or thermally conductive ceramic powder is smaller than 1/10 of that of the thermoplastic polymer particles, and a method of preparing the same. Accordingly, since dispersion and interfacial affinity of a thermally conductive ceramic filler are maximized, excellent electrical insulation and excellent thermal conductivity can be exhibited even with a small content of the thermally conductive ceramic filler..
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University Erica Campus


02/18/16
20160046239 

Rearview mirror with selective refelction and manufacture


An optic assembly for an automotive rearview mirror including a reflector having facets for managing light from a light source in the optic assembly and for lighting an illuminated feature in the rearview mirror. The reflector is selectively reflective, such that not all surface areas within the reflector are reflective.
Muth Mirror Systems, Llc


02/18/16
20160045329 

Spacerless artificial disc replacements


Spacerless artificial disc replacements (adr) are disclosed. One preferred embodiment includes two saddle-shaped components to facilitate more normal spinal flexion, extension, and lateral bending while limit axial rotation, thereby protecting the facet joints and the annulus fibrosus (af).
Spinecore, Inc.


02/18/16
20160045232 

Interspinous spacer


An implantable spacer for placement between adjacent spinous processes is provided. The spacer includes a body and a wing rotatably connected to the body.
Vertiflex, Inc.


02/11/16
20160042963 

Method of modifying epitaxial growth shape on source drain area of transistor


Methods for forming semiconductor devices, such as finfets, are provided. An epitaxial film is formed over a semiconductor fin, and the epitaxial film includes a top surface having two facets.
Applied Materials, Inc.


02/11/16
20160041106 

Gemstone viewer


An apparatus for viewing images of a gemstone is described. The apparatus comprises a support structure for supporting the gemstone at an observation position.
De Beers Uk Ltd


02/11/16
20160038407 

Flowable composition that hardens on delivery to a target tissue site beneath the skin


Flowable compositions and methods are provided for delivering a therapeutic agent at or near a target tissue site beneath the skin of a patient, the flowable composition comprising (i) a solvent and (ii) an effective amount of the therapeutic agent, the flowable composition being capable of hardening to form a drug depot at a physiological temperature or as solvent contacts bodily fluid at or near the target tissue site, wherein the drug depot is capable of releasing the therapeutic agent over a period of at least one day and the target tissue site comprises at least one muscle, ligament, tendon, cartilage, spinal disc, spinal foraminal space near the spinal nerve root, facet or synovial joint, or spinal canal. In some embodiments, an implantable drug depot for delivering a therapeutic agent is provided, the implantable drug depot comprising (i) a chamber; and (ii) a flowable composition comprising an effective amount of a therapeutic agent disposed within the chamber of the drug depot, the flowable composition capable of hardening when the drug depot is delivered at or near the target tissue site..
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.


02/11/16
20160038236 

Device for tissue removal


Improved device and method for safe, accurate, efficient surgical procedures are disclosed. A preferred device is a waveguide assembly for delivering electromagnetic radiation to a tissue comprising a waveguide with a multi-facetted tip and a cap over the 5 multi-facetted tip.
Biolitec Pharma Marketing Ltd.


02/04/16
20160033934 

Hologram generation apparatus and method


Provided is a hologram generation apparatus based on a hologram imaging system, which includes an object space, where an object is situated, and a retina space or region, where an image is formed within an eyeball of an observer. The hologram generation apparatus comprises: a modeling unit for generating first graphic data by transforming a 3d image of a 3d object to a set of polygonal facets; a data transformation unit for generating second graphic data by transforming the first graphic data from the modeling unit to normal/reference coordinates in the retina region; a hologram generation unit for generating a first computer generated hologram (cgh1), which is light wave analysis data for the second graphic data; and a hologram transformation unit for transforming the first computer generated hologram (cgh1) in the retina region to a second computer generated hologram (cgh2) in the object space..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation


02/04/16
20160032391 

Method of establishing a genetic risk stratificastion for genetic addiction risk analysis


Methods and kits for assessing severity index for alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and other reward deficiency syndromes. It has been discovered that a multifaceted non-specific rds behaviors should be considered as the true “reward” phenotype (endophenotype) instead of a single subset rds behavior such as alcoholism.
Synaptamine, Inc.


02/04/16
20160032369 

Method and kit for genetic analysis


Methods and kits for assessing severity index for alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and other reward deficiency syndromes. It has been discovered that a multifaceted non-specific rds behaviors should be considered as the true “reward” phenotype (endophenotype) instead of a single subset rds behavior such as alcoholism.
Synaptamine, Inc.


02/04/16
20160030193 

Artificial disc replacements with natural kinematics


This invention improves upon prior art total disc replacements (tdrs) by more closely replicating the kinematics of a natural disc. The preferred embodiments feature two or more fixed centers of rotation (cors) and an optional variable cor (vcor) as the artificial disk replacement (adr) translates from a fixed posterior cor that lies posterior to the cor of the tdr to facilitate normal disc motion.
Spinecore, Inc.


02/04/16
20160030106 

Surgical tools for spinal facet therapy to alleviate pain and related methods


Methods and surgical tools for treating back pain use a spinal facet debridement tool with cautery and denuding action and minimally invasive protocol that can denude and cauterize soft tissue associated with a synovial capsule of the spinal facet joint.. .
Medovex Corp.


01/28/16
20160027888 

Silicide formation due to improved sige faceting


An integrated circuit includes a pmos gate structure and a gate structure on adjacent field oxide. An epitaxy hard mask is formed over the gate structure on the field oxide so that the epitaxy hard mask overlaps the semiconductor material in pmos source/drain region.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


01/28/16
20160027780 

Method for forming a germanium channel layer for an nmos transistor device, nmos transistor device and cmos device


The disclosed technology generally relates to complementary metal-oxide-silicon (cmos) devices, and more particularly to a transistor device comprising a germanium channel layer, such as an n-channel metal-oxide-silicon (nmos) transistor device. In one aspect, a method of forming a germanium channel layer for an nmos transistor device comprises providing a trench having sidewalls defined by a dielectric material structure and abutting on a silicon substrate's surface, and growing a seed layer in the trench on the surface, where the seed layer has a front surface comprising facets having a (111) orientation.
Imec Vzw


01/28/16
20160026643 

Presenting suggested facets


Method and system to present suggested facets is described. The system includes a search request detector, a search results generator, a facet selector, and a presentation module.
Linkedin Corporation


01/28/16
20160025952 

Optical module


The present invention relates to an optical module, in particular facet mirror, comprising an optical element and a supporting structure for supporting the optical element, wherein the supporting structure comprises a positioning device for actively setting a position and/or orientation of the optical element in at least one degree of freedom. The supporting structure comprises a selectively activatable contacting device having at least one contacting unit having a first contact section, wherein the first contact section, in an activated state of the contacting device, contacts a second contact section of the optical element in order to exert a contact force on the optical element, while the first contact section, in a deactivated state of the contacting device is removed from the second contact section..
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


01/28/16
20160025922 

Semiconductor optical device


A semiconductor optical device including: a substrate including a first region and a second region; a first optical waveguide disposed on the first region, the first optical waveguide including a core layer and a cladding layer disposed on the core layer, the cladding layer including a first cladding region and a semiconductor layer disposed on the first cladding region, the first optical waveguide extending from an end facet of the semiconductor optical device to a boundary between the first region and the second region; a second optical waveguide disposed on the second region; and a region disposed on the cladding layer, the region having a lower refractive index than that of the first cladding region. The semiconductor layer has a higher refractive index than that of the first cladding region.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


01/28/16
20160025502 

System and localizing two or more moving nodes


Umaps is a multifaceted system that can be robot-mounted, human-worn, or canine carried. Umaps produces real-time, 3d mapping and localization for the user as they move throughout a gps-denied environment (e.g.



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

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