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Heterogeneous semiconductor material integration techniques

Heterogeneous semiconductor material integration techniques

Locally raised epitaxy for improved contact by local silicon capping during trench silicide processings

International Business Machines

Locally raised epitaxy for improved contact by local silicon capping during trench silicide processings

Locally raised epitaxy for improved contact by local silicon capping during trench silicide processings

Linkedln

Facet-based filtering of social network update data

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06/25/15
20150179883
 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and a semiconductor device patent thumbnailMethod of manufacturing a semiconductor device and a semiconductor device
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and the device resulted thereof is disclosed. In one aspect, the device has a heterogeneous layer stack of one or more iii-v type materials, at least one transmission layer of the layer stack having a roughened or textured surface for enhancement of light transmission.
Imec
06/25/15
20150179664
 Heterogeneous semiconductor material integration techniques patent thumbnailHeterogeneous 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.
06/25/15
20150179576
 Locally raised epitaxy for improved contact by local silicon capping during trench silicide processings patent thumbnailLocally raised epitaxy for improved contact by local silicon capping during trench silicide processings
A low resistance contact to a finfet source/drain can be achieved by forming a defect free surface on which to form such contact. The fins of a finfet can be exposed to epitaxial growth conditions to increase the bulk of semiconductive material in the source/drain.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150178857
 Facet-based filtering of social network update data patent thumbnailFacet-based filtering of social network update data
A network update interface is presented to a user on a network to display network updates from other users of a mutual social-networking site. The network updates shared by the other users are gathered in a stream and supplied to a facet-filtering system including a network update interface.
Linkedln Corporation
06/25/15
20150176798
 Light directing films patent thumbnailLight directing films
Light directing films employing at least two layers forming a continuous corrugated boundary between major surfaces of the film. Light received by a major surface of the film is internally redirected by interacting with the facets of the corrugated inter-layer boundary and is emitted from the opposing major surface towards a new propagation direction which is different from the original propagation direction by up to 90 degrees.
06/25/15
20150176624
 Flow drill screw patent thumbnailFlow drill screw
A flow drill screw can retain a structure and includes a shank extending along a longitudinal axis. The shank includes a first shank end and a second shank end opposite the first shank end.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
06/25/15
20150173469
 Cushion cut gemstone with excellent optical brilliance patent thumbnailCushion cut gemstone with excellent optical brilliance
A gemstone including a substantially rectangular girdle with rounded corners, a crown extending in a first direction from the girdle, and a pavilion extending in a second direction from the girdle opposite the first direction. The gemstone has 69 uniquely arranged and angled facets, 41 of which are in the crown, and 28 of which are in the pavilion.
Hasenfeld-stein, Inc.
06/18/15
20150170972
 Method to form silicide and contact at embedded epitaxial facet patent thumbnailMethod to form silicide and contact at embedded epitaxial facet
An integrated circuit with an mos transistor abutting field oxide and a gate structure on the field oxide adjacent to the mos transistor and a gap between an epitaxial source/drain and the field oxide is formed with a silicon dioxide-based gap filler in the gap. Metal silicide is formed on the exposed epitaxial source/drain region.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
06/18/15
20150168647
 Compact photonic platforms patent thumbnailCompact photonic platforms
Compact photonics platforms and methods of forming the same are provided. An example of a compact photonics platform includes a layered structure having an active region along a longitudinal axis, a facet having an angle no less than a critical angle formed at least one longitudinal end of the active region, and a waveguide having at least one grating coupler positioned in alignment with the angled facet to couple light out to or in from the waveguide..
06/18/15
20150165350
 Pleated woven wire filter patent thumbnailPleated woven wire filter
A removable, reusable, pleated woven wire filter comprising: (a) a stainless steel perforated core having one-half-inch stainless steel round bar reinforcement rings welded to one-half-inch stainless steel round bar cross bars to create bar-ring junctures, and having 11-gauge stainless steel attachment clips welded to each end of the perforated core; (b) a three-layer stainless steel pleated woven wire filter media wrapped around the perforated core, the filter media having spaced apart pleats with external peaks, and an external filter media surface comprising the external peaks of the pleats; (c) a stainless steel flattened expanded metal shroud adjacent to and encircling the external peaks, and (d) a stainless steel top end cap base and a stainless steel bottom end cap base connected to the metal shroud, both cap bases sealed against top and bottom ends of the filter media with a stainless steel adhesive sealant rated at 2,000 degrees fahrenheit.. .
Pecofacet (houston), Llc
06/18/15
20150164652

Methods for facet joint treatment


A method of treating a facet joint of a patient. The facet joint has a superior facet with a superior articular face and an inferior facet with an inferior articular face.
Zyga Technology, Inc.
06/18/15
20150164559

Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods


Modular spinal prosthesis having one of both of adaptable and configurable components are provided. The modular spinal prosthesis described herein provide an artificial articular configuration to replace damaged, worn or otherwise removed spinal facet elements.
Gmedelaware 2 Llc
06/18/15
20150164557

Facet joint replacement instruments and methods


A facet joint replacement system includes an inferior implant with an inferior articular surface, a superior implant with a superior articular surface, and an optional crossbar. The inferior implant and the superior implant are each polyaxially adjustably connected to fixation elements which anchor the implants to adjacent vertebrae.
Gmedelaware 2 Llc
06/18/15
20150164516

Vertebral facet joint drill and use


Devices and methods for creating lumens in the articular process of the vertebra are provided. An embodiment of the invention can be a tool that can cut a curved lumen through the articular process.
Spinal Elements, Inc.
06/11/15
20150161442

System and methods for determination of potential solar installable surface area


An apparatus and method for determining a potential surface for installation of solar panels are provided. The method includes extracting, from a database of overhead images, at least one overhead image respective of a location; identifying a surface outline of at least one surface within the at least one overhead image; determining a pattern associated with the surface outline, the pattern comprising at least a facet; determining a potential installation area for solar panels based on the at least facet; and, displaying the potential installation area overlaid on the overhead image..
Solview Systems Ltd.
06/11/15
20150160402

Light guiding plate and manufacturing the same and backlight source and display device comprising the same


A method of manufacturing a light guiding plate comprises steps of forming a protrusion array composed of a plurality of protrusions (300) on a surface of a substrate (100); and forming reflective layers (301) on side facets of the protrusions (300) respectively, in such a way that, the farther away from a side of the substrate (100) the protrusion (300) with the reflective layer is, the greater the reflectivity of the reflective layer (301) is. The light emitted from the light guiding plate made by the method is relatively uniform, and the heating issue is also avoided..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
06/11/15
20150159399

Push/pull latch with faceted paddle handle


A door handle assembly for use with a door is provided, and includes a cover; and a handle associated with the cover and pivotal relative thereto. The handle has a non planar surface and is configured for actuation from a variety of angles..
Architectural Builders Hardware Mfg., Inc.
06/11/15
20150157366

Spinal facet compression screw with variable pitch thread zones and buttress head


A surgical implant comprising a screw element having a screw head, a first thread having a first thread pitch, a second thread having a second thread pitch and an intermediate portion coupling the first and second thread pitches with the first and second thread pitches being different. The implant has a buttressing head associated with the first thread, and it is dimensioned to be larger than a diameter of the first threads to provide external buttressing as the first and second threads compress a first bone and a second bone together..
X-spine Systems, Inc.
06/04/15
20150156230

Method and system for social collaborative curation


A social learning and exploration platform to learn about both specific and everyday concepts by exploring an organized collection of multiple flips or media, called flips. Users of the system have the ability to explore a number of categories of content, create and assimilate curated content across those categories, define sets of questions and explore concepts with flips.
06/04/15
20150155687

Semiconductor laser and optical semiconductor device


In the semiconductor laser including a diffraction grating in which a first diffraction grating region with a first pitch, a second diffraction grating region with a second pitch and a third diffraction grating region with the first pitch, an anti-reflection film coated on an end facet to the light-emitting side, and a reflection film coated on an opposite end facet, the first diffraction grating region is greater than the third diffraction grating region, and the second diffraction grating region is formed, in such a manner that phases of the first and third diffraction grating regions are shifted in a range of equal to or more than 0.6 π to equal to or less than 0.9 π, phases are successive on a boundary between the first and second diffraction grating regions and the phases are successive on a boundary between the second and third diffraction grating regions.. .
Oclaro Japan, Inc.
06/04/15
20150154264

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
06/04/15
20150153650

Method for operating a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus


In a method for operating a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus, a facet mirror is illuminated with projection light having a center wavelength of between 5 nm and 30 nm. The facet mirror has a plurality of adjustable mirror facets, wherein groups of adjacent mirror facets form regions which are imaged by an optical unit onto an object plane of a projection objective of the projection exposure apparatus.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
06/04/15
20150153021

Light directing film


Light directing film is disclosed. The light directing film includes a first structured major surface and an opposing second major surface.
3m Innovative Properties Company
06/04/15
20150151813

Dynamically operative keel systems and methods


The present invention comprises dynamically operative keel systems and methods of enhancing a marine vessel's directional control, linear tracking, and turn holding, among other benefits. Hull undersurface facets, laterally symmetrically configured and disposed in laterally symmetrical pairs, extend longitudinally for varying extents establish longitudinally extending recesses and/or voids of varying cross-sections and/or depths that channel water flow and/or pressure.
05/28/15
20150149042

System and configuring an interior of a vehicle based on preferences provided with multiple mobile computing devices within the vehicle


In response to detecting the entry condition, a determination is made as to when multiple mobile computing devices are present within the vehicle. An occupancy zone is determined for each multiple mobile computing device that is determined as being present within the vehicle.
Qualcomm Incorporated
05/28/15
20150146757

Semiconductor laser module


A semiconductor laser module includes: a semiconductor laser outputting a laser light from an output-facet side of a waveguide which has a first narrow portion identical in width, a wide portion wider than the first narrow portion, a second narrow portion narrower than the wide portion, a first tapered portion between the first narrow portion and the wide portion and increasing in width toward the wide portion, and a second tapered portion between the wide portion and the second narrow portion and decreasing in width toward the second narrow portion; and an optical fiber to which the laser light is input has an optical-feedback unit reflecting a predetermined wavelength of light. The semiconductor laser is enclosed in a package with one end of the optical fiber.
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
05/28/15
20150146507

Submount-integrated photodetector for monitoring a laser for a heat-assisted magnetic recording head


In a heat-assisted magnetic recording hard disk drive, a laser module includes a submount-integrated photodetector configured to receive optical energy from a laser by way of a head slider. The submount may be formed of a semiconductor material such as a crystalline silicon material, and the photodetector may be a photodiode that is integrally formed with the submount.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.
05/28/15
20150146429

Lighting device with optical reflector, luminaire having such lighting device and manufacturing a compact optical reflector


The invention relates to a lighting device comprising: an optical reflector (200, 500) which has an interior surface (201); and a light source (205, 505); wherein the interior surface has a plurality of facets (203) that form a fresnel structure-like reflecting surface (202), and the interior surface may further have a cone (504) so as to avoid light from the light source being reflected back to the light source; wherein at least part of the light from the light resource is reflected by the optical reflector into an output direction. The invention also relates to a luminaire which comprises the lighting device according to the invention.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
05/28/15
20150146184

Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus


An illumination system includes an optical integrator having a plurality of light entrance facets, whose images at least substantially superimpose in a mask plane. A spatial light modulator transmits or reflects impinging projection light in a spatially resolved manner.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
05/28/15
20150146183

Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus


An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus includes an optical integrator having a plurality of light entrance facets each being associated with a secondary light source. A spatial light modulator has a light exit surface and transmit or to reflect impinging projection light in a spatially resolved manner.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
05/21/15
20150142056

Flexible facet screw apparatus


A novel facet screw that addresses the need to elevate facet related pain caused by the facet faces being near bone on bone and or misaligned by providing an improved facet screw apparatus, and methods for the delivering that screw, and securing the vertebral facets while allowing the center of the screw to become flexible, thereby allowing the facets to move more normal. The present invention comprises a proximal mesh engagement mechanism, an adhesion ring, a distal mesh engagement mechanism, a drive socket bonding core, a flexible mesh, a stabilizing plug and a flexible separation donut.
05/21/15
20150142038

Stylet cutting tip for medical device, and making same


A medical device includes a housing, and a stylet within the housing having a cutting tip upon a stylet shaft. The cutting tip has a plurality of cutting edges in a regular distribution, each being formed by adjoining facets in an alternating arrangement with the cutting edges.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc
05/21/15
20150141876

Method for providing directional therapy to skeletal joints


An ultrasound therapy system and method is provided that provides directional, focused ultrasound to localized regions of tissue within body joints, such as spinal joints. An ultrasound emitter or transducer is delivered to a location within the body associated with the joint and heats the target region of tissue associated with the joint from the location.
The Regents Of The University Of California
05/21/15
20150141182

Dampening assembly and related making same


An assembly comprising: a powder metal outer part (22) having a radially inward facing cylindrical surface (54) with a plurality of facets (52) formed thereon that, in an alternating fashion, extend in an axial direction from an axial side of the powder metal outer part toward an opposite axial side of the powder metal outer part to a position between the opposing axial sides of the powder metal outer part; a powder metal inner part (20) having a radially outward facing cylindrical surface with a plurality of facets formed thereon that, in an alternating fashion, extend in an axial direction from an axial side of the powder metal inner part toward an opposite axial side of the powder metal inner part to a position between the opposing axial sides of the powder metal inner part; and an intermediate component (26) disposed between the cylindrical surfaces of the powder metal outer part and the powder metal inner part that connects the powder metal outer part and the powder metal inner part together.. .
Gkn Sinter Metals, Llc
05/21/15
20150140909

Holder for sharpening and faceting


A holder for sharpening and faceting includes a cylindrical body having a first end, a second end and an opening formed transversely through the body between the first end and the second end. The opening has a tool support surface.
05/21/15
20150139488

Method and system of identifying non-distinctive images/objects in a digital video and tracking such images/objects using temporal and spatial queues


A method and system to identify and locate images/objects which may be characterized as non-distinctive or “feature-less” and which would be difficult to locate by conventional means comprises a plurality of steps including identifying first and second frame markers, increasing granularity between the frame markers, identifying at least one dominant object between the frame markers, normalizing its shape and identifying its edges, dissecting the dominant object into at least two equally sized sections; identifying shape and characteristics of at least one section (the analyzed section) of the dominant object thereby creating section data; applying geometric modeling such that section data from the analyzed section is used to determine overall shape, facets and configuration of the dominant object, thereby forming a geometric model; comparing geometric model to a known reference data-base of objects like the non-distinctive object (the reference object); and assessing the probability that the geometric model so formed represents the desired non-distinctive object.. .
In Situ Media Corporation
05/21/15
20150138562

Wavelength-variable laser including soa and optical coherence tomography apparatus including the laser


Provided is a wavelength-variable laser including an soa which controls not a shape of a gain spectrum itself in the soa but a shape of a gain spectrum obtained in the entire soa to enable inhibition of output fluctuations. The wavelength-variable laser including an soa includes: a wavelength selection mechanism for selectively reflecting a wavelength; an soa for amplifying light, the soa being configured to reflect light that enters a first end facet by a second end facet opposite to the first facet and to cause light amplified in an active layer to exit from the first facet; and a reflecting member provided outside the soa, the reflecting member forming a resonator in a pair with the second facet, in which the second facet has a multilayer film to control of a shape of gain spectrum obtained in the entire soa, the multilayer film having a reflectance depending on wavelength..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
05/21/15
20150137183

Controlling the shape of source/drain regions in finfets


An integrated circuit structure includes a fin field-effect transistor (finfet) including a semiconductor fin over and adjacent to insulation regions; and a source/drain region over the insulation regions. The source/drain region includes a first and a second semiconductor region.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
05/21/15
20150135946

Faceted fastener driver bumper with cooling slots


A bumper sized to fit a cylinder of a fastener driving tool includes a side profile of the bumper defined by a plurality of flat regions and a plurality of convex regions around an outer periphery of the bumper. Included in the bumper are an inner peripheral surface and an outer peripheral surface.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
05/21/15
20150135498

Interchangeable tool and related tool sets


An interchangeable tool for use with a hexagonal key having at least a first male end with six facets which form a hexagonal profile includes a first interchangeable tip comprising a body and a head extending from the body. The body includes a female receptacle having an opening open to an exterior of the first interchangeable tip, with the female receptacle having six facets that form a hexagonal profile.
Tanuki Entertainment, Inc.
05/14/15
20150131690

Wavelength stabilized diode laser


A hybrid external cavity laser and a method for configuring the laser having a stabilized wavelength is disclosed. The laser comprises a semiconductor gain section and a volume bragg grating, wherein a laser emission from the semiconductor gain section is based on a combination of a reflectivity of a front facet of the semiconductor gain section and a reflectivity of the volume bragg grating and the reflectivity of the semiconductor gain section and the volume bragg grating are insufficient by themselves to support the laser emission.
05/14/15
20150131686

Wavelength stabilized diode laser


A hybrid external cavity laser and a method for configuring the laser having a stabilized wavelength is disclosed. The laser comprises a semiconductor gain section and a volume bragg grating, wherein a laser emission from the semiconductor gain section is based on a combination of a reflectivity of a front facet of the semiconductor gain section and a reflectivity of the volume bragg grating and the reflectivity of the semiconductor gain section and the volume bragg grating are insufficient by themselves to support the laser emission.
05/14/15
20150131281

System for directional control of light and associated methods


A lighting device for emitting light in selective directions including a light source structure member, a plurality of lighting devices attached to the light source structure member, a controller, a power supply, and an optic carried by the light source structure member and including a plurality of facets. Each light source of the plurality of light sources may be positioned such that light emitted thereby is emitted through a facet of the plurality of facets of the first optic.
05/07/15
20150127311

Computer implemented finite element modeling using hybrid absorbing element


An apparatus and method use a hybrid absorbing element defined by a novel implementation of perfectly matched layer and infinite element concepts to model time-domain and frequency domain wave propagation finite element calculations. The hybrid absorbing element comprises three or more semi-infinite facets providing an essentially reflectionless interface for outgoing waves.
Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
05/07/15
20150127304

Optical design using freeform tailoring


An optical design system is used to design a light shaping element that directs light from a specified source to a specified light distribution. The process includes designing related faceted optical devices (reflective or refractive) such that light from a common source point is distributed across multiple target points..
Synopsys, Inc.
05/07/15
20150127052

Minimally invasive spinal facet compression screw and system for bone joint fusion and fixation


A system comprising a screw element having a generally cylindrical body having a bore or lumen therethrough and a plurality of fenestrations or windows through which biological material may be provided. The system comprises a tool for inserting the biological material into the screw element so that the biological material may extrude through the plurality of fenestrations or windows and through an aperture in the tip of the screw element thereby enabling providing a fusion mass across two adjacent facet bones or a facet joint wherein the screw itself provides both a fixation component and a screw component..
X-spine Systems, Inc.
05/07/15
20150125159

Reflective colorless optical transmitter


Provided is a reflective colorless optical transmitter receiving a carrier signal, which is a continuous wave, and outputting a modulated optical signal. The reflective colorless optical transmitter includes a semiconductor optical amplifier (soa) amplifying an input optical signal allowing the input optical signal to have a gain, an optical modulator connected to the soa and outputting a modulated optical signal, a high reflectivity facet reflecting the modulated optical signal from the optical modulator, and a bragg reflection mirror connected to the high reflectivity facet, the optical modulator, and the soa in series, wherein a bragg resonator is formed by the bragg reflecting mirror and the high reflectivity facet..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
05/07/15
20150124848

Wavelength stabilized diode laser module with limited back reflection


A module is configured with a housing enclosing a diode laser. Fast and slow axes collimators are located behind the rear facet of the laser, which along with a front facet, defines an intra-cavity cavity of the laser.
Ipg Photonics Corporation
05/07/15
20150123695

Edge-emitting etched-facet lasers


A laser chip having a substrate, an epitaxial structure on the substrate, the epitaxial structure including an active region and the active region generating light, a waveguide formed in the epitaxial structure extending in a first direction, the waveguide having a front etched facet and a back etched facet that define an edge-emitting laser, and a first recessed region formed in the epitaxial structure, the first recessed region being arranged at a distance from the waveguide and having an opening adjacent to the back etched facet, the first recessed region facilitating testing of an adjacent laser chip prior to singulation of the laser chip.. .
Binoptics Corporation
05/07/15
20150123205

Field effect transistor including a regrown contoured channel


At least one doped semiconductor material region is formed over a crystalline insulator layer. A disposable gate structure and a planarization dielectric layer laterally surrounding the disposable gate structure are formed over the at least one doped semiconductor material region.
International Business Machines Corporation
05/07/15
20150123176

Semiconductor device having embedded strain-inducing pattern


A semiconductor device can include an active region having a fin portion providing a channel region between opposing source and drain regions. A gate electrode can cross over the channel region between the opposing source and drain regions and first and second strain inducing structures can be on opposing sides of the gate electrode and can be configured to induce strain on the channel region, where each of the first and second strain inducing structures including a respective facing side having a pair of {111} crystallographically oriented facets..
05/07/15
20150123124

Rotated channel field effect transistor


A transistor device, such as a rotated channel metal oxide/insulator field effect transistor (rc-mo(i)sfet), includes a substrate including a non-polar or semi-polar wide band gap substrate material such as an al2o3 or a zno or a group-iii nitride-based material, and a first structure disposed on a first side of the substrate comprising of alingan-based and/or znmgo based semiconducting materials. The first structure further includes an intentional current-conducting sidewall channel or facet whereupon additional semiconductor layers, dielectric layers and electrode layers are disposed and upon which the field effect of the dielectric and electrode layers occurs thus allowing for a high density monolithic integration of a multiplicity of discrete devices on a common substrate thereby enabling a higher power density than in conventional lateral power mosfet devices..
Ramgoss, Inc.
05/07/15
20150121960

Method and machining diamonds and gemstones using filamentation by burst ultrafast laser pulses


A non-ablative laser machining method and apparatus for cutting facets of a diamond, using a material machining technique involving filamentation by burst ultrafast laser pulses well suited to mass production. Coupled with 3d modeling and the computerized laser machining system, complex geometric surfaces can be created on the diamond.
Rofin-sinar Technologies Inc.
04/30/15
20150119993

Method for fusing a human or animal joint as well as fusion device and tool set for carrying out the method


The fusion device for fusing a synovial joint of a human or animal patient, in particular a human facet joint, finger joint or toe joint, includes two pin-shaped anchorage portions and arranged therebetween a stabilization portion. The anchorage portions include a thermoplastic material which is liquefiable by mechanical vibration.
Ww Technology Ag
04/30/15
20150119988

System and methods for facet joint treatment


A method of resurfacing a facet joint with a facet implant system. The facet joint includes a superior facet and an inferior facet that are adjacent to each other and movable with respect to each other.
Zyga Technology, Inc.
04/30/15
20150119426

Modulators of the relaxin receptor 1


Disclosed are modulators of the human relaxin receptor 1, for example, of formula (i), wherein a, r1, and r2 are as defined herein, that are useful in treating mammalian relaxin receptor 1 mediated facets of human health, e.g., cardiovascular disease. Also disclosed is a composition comprising a pharmaceutically suitable carrier and at least one compound of the disclosure, and a method for therapeutic intervention in a facet of mammalian health that is mediated by a human relaxin receptor 1..
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees
04/30/15
20150118738

Microfluidic chip features for optical and thermal isolation


A microfluidic chip includes microfluidic channels, elements for thermally and optically isolating the microfluidic channels, and elements for enhancing the detection of optical signal emitted from the microfluidic channels. The thermal and optical isolation elements may comprise barrier channels interposed between adjacently-arranged pairs of microfluidic channels for preventing thermal and optical cross-talk between the adjacent microfluidic channels.
Canon U.s. Life Sciences, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117868

Parallel optical transmitter


An n-channel parallel optical transmitter includes a dual-facet continuous-wave laser, two or more optical splitters, and four or more optical modulators. One of the optical splitters has an input coupled to the first facet of the laser, and another has an input coupled to the second facet of the laser.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117029

Optical lens and light source module having the same


A light source module includes a light source and an optical lens facing the light source. The optical lens includes a light incident face facing the light source, a light emitting face opposite to the light incident face, and a connecting face connecting the light incident face and the light emitting face.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117026

Lamp having lens element for distributing light


Embodiments of a lamp that distributes light from one or more light emitting diode (led) devices with an intensity distribution having a batwing appearance. These embodiments can comprise a lens having a lens body with different types of optics to achieve the preferred distribution.
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc
04/30/15
20150117021

Omnidirectional light emitting diode lens


Provided is an omnidirectional lens, having a housing having a closed end and an open end, a series of facets circumferentially arranged on the housing; and a series of concentric facets disposed on the closed end.. .
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc
04/30/15
20150116833

Brightness enhancement film with substantially non-imaging embedded diffuser


A microreplicated optical film (919) for use in optical displays, backlights, and the like includes a prismatic layer (950) carried by a substrate (920). In use, the optical film may be combined in a system with other components such that the optical film is positioned between an extended light source (902) and a polarizer (904).
3m Innivative Properties Company
04/23/15
20150112441

Interspinous spacer and facet joint fixation device


A biologically implantable device including a spacer body and fasteners for fixing the spacer body in place between vertebrae, and a method for use of the device to improve intervertebral spacing and correct foraminal stenosis, and to immobilize facet joints and promote fusion of adjacent vertebrae to each other. A drill guide may be used in providing bores in the facet joints to receive the fasteners..
Rlt Healthcare, Llc
04/23/15
20150112396

Bone screw and manufacturing the same


A bone screw and a method for manufacturing the same includes a screw thread configuration having one or more grooves cut into a leading face of the thread, a trailing face of the thread, and/or the shaft between the threads. Other implementations include the incorporation of facets into the one or more grooves.
Orthopedic Medical Channels, Llc
04/23/15
20150111811

Organic compounds


Branched optionally unsaturated ketones particularly useful in providing typical and characteristic orris facets to perfume compositions.. .
Givaudan, S.a.
04/23/15
20150108544

Fin spacer protected source and drain regions in finfets


An integrated circuit device includes a semiconductor substrate, insulation regions extending into the semiconductor substrate, and a semiconductor fin protruding above the insulation regions. The insulation regions include a first portion and a second portion, with the first portion and second portion on opposite sides of the semiconductor fin.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
04/23/15
20150108353

Optical encoder system including a structured code wheel


An optical encoder system includes a module that has a light emitting element and a light detecting element, wherein the light detecting element is operable to detect light at a wavelength emitted by the light emitting element. The optical encoder system also includes a code wheel that has facets on its surface.
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.
04/16/15
20150105824

Bi-directional fixating transvertebral body screws, zero-profile horizontal intervertebral miniplates, total intervertebral body fusion devices, and posterior motion-calibrating interarticulating joint stapling device for spinal fusion


An apparatus and method for joining members together using a self-drilling screw apparatus or stapling apparatus are disclosed. The screw apparatus includes a worm drive screw, a spur gear and superior and inferior screws which turn simultaneously in a bi-directional manner.
04/16/15
20150103857

Tapered-waveguide high-power quantum cascade lasers


An improved quantum cascade laser, the improvement comprising a longitudinally non-uniform dielectric waveguide. The waveguide includes a longitudinally straight section and a longitudinally tapered section.
Pranalytica, Inc.
04/16/15
20150103851

Thermo-optically tunable laser system


A tunable laser has a solid state laser medium having an optical gain region and generates coherent radiation through a facet. A lens collects the coherent radiation and generates a collimated light beam.
Redshift Systems Corporation
04/16/15
20150103537

Led lamp with a fan and manufacturing method thereof


The present invention relates to a led lamp with a fan and manufacturing method thereof. A lamp body of the led lamp has an upper lamp body and a lower lamp body connected together; an external wall of a facet of a prism of the upper lamp body is covered with a led aluminum substrate connected to a led pcb, a capacitor is soldered at the center of the bottom of the pcb, a led driving circuit and a fan both are received in a cavity of a lamp holder; air flows into the led lamp from an air inlet of the lower lamp body and a window of the lamp holder, then passes through an air outlet, a penetrating hole and an air flow channel, and finally an air outlet flue opened in a lamp cover and matching the penetrating hole dissipates heat away from the led lamp..
Dong Guan National State Lighting Co., Ltd
04/16/15
20150103534

Optical lens and light source module having the same


A light source module includes a light source, an optical lens facing the light source, and a plurality of diffusing particles formed in the optical lens. The optical lens includes a light incident face facing the light source, a light emitting face opposite to the light incident face, and a connecting face connecting the light incident face and the light emitting face.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


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