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02/04/16
20160033934 
 Hologram generation apparatus and method patent thumbnailHologram 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailArtificial 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 patent thumbnailSurgical 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 patent thumbnailSilicide 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailPresenting 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 patent thumbnailOptical 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 patent thumbnailSemiconductor 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.

01/28/16
20160022318 

System and replacement of spinal motion segment


A system for flexibly stabilizing a vertebral motion segment of the facet joint by connecting a first vertebra and a second vertebra is disclosed. The system includes an elongate connection element with end portions interconnected by a flexible coupling member.
Globus Medical, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018610 

Optical coupler


Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed toward techniques and configurations for an optical coupler. In some embodiments, the device may include an optical waveguide to transmit light input from a light source.
Intel Corporation


01/21/16
20160018077 

Led luminaire


A luminaire having an array of light emitting diodes on a circuit board, and a generally planar lens element adjacent each of the leds, wherein each lens element has a plurality of concentric ridges projecting from a surface of the lens member to define fresnel facets for redirecting light emitted from the corresponding led, providing more uniform light distribution in a compact configuration.. .
Coreled Systems, Llc


01/14/16
20160013869 

Optical receiver module providing semiconductor optical amplifier


An optical receiver module that provides a semiconductor optical amplifier (soa) is disclosed. The optical receiver module provides the soa in another housing and a photodiode (pd) enclosed in another housing.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.


01/14/16
20160012180 

Genetic addiction risk analysis for rds severity index


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.


01/14/16
20160011572 

Integrated optimization and control for production plants


The present invention provides novel techniques for optimizing and controlling production plants using parametric multifaceted models. In particular, the parametric multifaceted models may be configured to convert a first set of parameters (e.g., control parameters) relating to a production plant into a second set of parameters (e.g., optimization parameters) relating to the production plant.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.


01/14/16
20160011341 

Fresnel lens with reduced draft facet visibility


A curved fresnel lens is provided. The fresnel lens includes a grooved surface and a smooth surface.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


01/14/16
20160010837 

Locking pin for a t-rail mount for a portable light and movable, lockable handles for the same


A locking pin for a mount for receiving a t-rail includes a bolt for engagement with the mount, a plurality of facets defined on the bolt, and a locking leaf spring having a first end fixed to the mount and a second distal end with a planar lip. A movable and lockable handle for a portable light includes a hand grip, a pair of arms and a pair of hinges.
Surefire Llc


01/14/16
20160008343 

Compounds and methods of prophylaxis and treatment regarding nicotinic receptor antagonists


It is an object of the present invention that the novel nicotinic receptor antagonists disclosed herein may be used in a broad array of clinical or medicinal facets. For example, it is a contemplated use of the present invention that the novel nicotinic receptor antagonists be used to inhibit the growth cycle of non-small cell lung cancer cells.

01/14/16
20160008040 

Facet joint implants and delivery tools


A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a delivery device, a driver assembly, and an internal actuator, where the driver assembly is adapted to be hold an implant and be sleevably inserted into the delivery device and the internal actuator is adapted to advance an implant distractor to distract the implant, the system also including an implant, a chisel, an injector, a gripping tool, and a dilator set. Several embodiments of an implant are disclosed as well a method of placing an implant..
Providence Medical Technology, Inc.


01/14/16
20160008039 

System and stabilizing a posterior fusion over motion segments


A system and method for stabilizing adjacent vertebral bodies that have been fused is provided. The system and method involves transversely securing the bony segments of fused vertebral bodies together.
Centinel Spine, Inc.


01/14/16
20160007699 

Square princess cut gemstone


A square princess cut gemstone (100) comprises a crown (300) having thirteen facets (310, 321-324, 331-334, 345-348). The crown facets include a square table facet (310) forming the top of the crown's truncated pyramid shape.

01/07/16
20160006217 

Optical device structure using gan substrates for laser applications


An optical device includes a gallium nitride substrate member having an m-plane nonpolar crystalline surface region characterized by an orientation of about −1 degree towards (000-1) and less than about +/−0.3 degrees towards (11-20). The device also has a laser stripe region formed overlying a portion of the m-plane nonpolar crystalline orientation surface region.
Soraa Laser Diode, Inc.


01/07/16
20160006216 

Flared laser oscillator waveguide


A broad area semiconductor diode laser device includes a multimode high reflector facet, a partial reflector facet spaced from said multimode 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. The broad area semiconductor laser device is a flared laser oscillator waveguide delivering improved beam brightness and beam parameter product over conventional straight waveguide configurations..
Nlight Photonics Corporation


01/07/16
20160004990 

Computer systems and user interfaces for learning, talent discovery, relationship management, and campaign development


The present disclosure provides computer systems and user interfaces for learning and/or talent discovery. A computer system can include a user interface that includes a search field and a facet field for refining a search directed to a query inputted in the search field.
Piazza Technologies, Inc.


01/07/16
20160004926 

System for accurate 3d modeling of gemstones


A computerized system, kit and method for producing an accurate 3d-model of a gemstone by obtaining an original 3d-model of an external surface of the gemstone; imaging at least one selected junction with only portions of its associated facets and edges disposed adjacent the junction, the location of the junction being determined based on information obtained at least partially by using the original 3d model; analyzing results of the imaging to obtain information regarding details of the gemstone at the junction; and using the information for producing an accurate 3d-model of said external surface of the gemstone, which is more accurate than the original 3-d model.. .
Sarine Technologies Ltd.


01/07/16
20160004164 

Illumination system for an euv lithography device and facet mirror therefor


The invention relates to an illumination system for an euv lithography device, comprising: a first facet mirror having facet elements that reflect euv radiation, and a second facet mirror having facet elements for reflecting the euv radiation reflected by the first facet mirror onto an illumination field. At least one of the facet elements of the first facet mirror or of the second facet mirror is designed as a diffractive optical element for diffracting the euv radiation.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


01/07/16
20160002911 

Panelized structure improvement


A panelized complex polyhedron structure can be constructed quickly and inexpensively from a plurality panels. According to one embodiment, the structure includes a plurality of panels, wherein a first panel comprises an integrated connecting feature formed unitarily with the first panel and including a faceted feature connected to a plain end of a second panel.

01/07/16
20160002863 

High strength, integrally pre-stressed monoblock concrete crosstie with optimal geometry for use in ballasted railways


A monoblock concrete crosstie for railway tracks that achieves a high performance in operation includes a steel structure that is formed from ultra-resistant high strength steel plates embedded in a concrete element and having pre-stressed cold rolled wires with ends that form button head knots which are anchored to the steel plates. A faceted geometry allows optimal material usage and in turn increases the crosstie-ballast interlocking and stability with respect to the support surface..
Sumacano Real Estate Llc


01/07/16
20160002862 

High strength, integrally pre-stressed monoblock concrete crosstie with optimal geometry for use in ballasted railways


A monoblock concrete crosstie for railway tracks that achieves a high performance in operation includes a steel structure that is formed from ultra-resistant high strength steel plates embedded in a concrete element and having pre-stressed cold rolled wires with ends that form button head knots which are anchored to the steel plates. A faceted geometry allows optimal material usage and in turn increases the crosstie-ballast interlocking and stability with respect to the support surface..
Sumacano Real Estate Llc


01/07/16
20160001851 

Rail mounting system


The invention relates to a watercraft mounting system that embodies a multi-faceted tube and a mating clamp system adapted to carry an accessory. The designs of the railing and clamp have geometry to prevent rotation while allowing flexibility of adjustment in multiple positions..
Hobie Cat Company


12/31/15
20150380244 

Anisotropic deposition in nanoscale wires


The present invention generally relates to nanoscale wires, including anisotropic deposition in nanoscale wires. In one set of embodiments, material may be deposited on certain portions of a nanoscale wire, e.g., anisotropically.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


12/31/15
20150379534 

Contact engagement analysis for target group definition


Processing power of a database may be leveraged to perform contact engagement analysis efficiently defining target groups. A person-centric data model allows rapid segmentation based upon details of individual contacts, and the nature of their interactions.

12/31/15
20150379162 

Non-parametric microfacet factor models for isotropic bidirectional reflectance distribution functions


A plurality of measured sample data points associated with reflectance on a surface of a material is obtained. A non-parametric densely tabulated one-dimensional representation for a plurality of factors in a microfacet model is generated, using the obtained sample data points..
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150378515 

See-through ir frontlight with embedded partially reflective facets


A flat illuminator having substantially reduced or no diffractive artifacts may be realized by using a partially reflective, embedded layer of extraction features, such as partially reflective facets or partially reflective bumpy surface, buried with substantially matching refractive index on both sides of layer. Implementations may be used in creating infrared (ir) illumination, either as a frontlight unit (flu) or backlight unit (blu), as well as for supporting a floating image of ir illumination in a retroreflective, reconvergent imaging or a retroimaging application..
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150378012 

Single chip scanning lidar and producing the same


A chip-scale scanning lidar includes a two dimensional (2d) scanning micromirror for a transmit beam and a 2d scanning micromirror for a receive beam, a laser diode and a photodetector, a first waveguide and first grating outcoupler coupled to a front facet of the laser diode, a second waveguide and a second grating outcoupler coupled to a rear facet of the laser diode on a substrate. A first fixed micromirror, a second micromirror, a third micromirror, and a focusing component are in a dielectric layer bonded to the substrate over the laser diode and photodetector.
Hrl Laboratories Llc


12/31/15
20150375559 

Story sticks and methods of making and using the same


Embodiments are described herein that provide recitation assistance devices and methods of using them. Such methods may include the steps of providing at least one hand-held physical media, and marking the at least one physical media with a clear sequence of letters, each letter representing a word such that the sequence is the first letters of a series of words imparting a particular meaning.

12/31/15
20150375262 

Method of forming oriented block copolymer line patterns, block copolymer line patterns formed thereby, and their use to form patterned articles


A block copolymer film having a line pattern with a high degree of long-range order is formed by a method that includes forming a block copolymer film on a substrate surface with parallel facets, and annealing the block copolymer film to form an annealed block copolymer film having linear microdomains parallel to the substrate surface and orthogonal to the parallel facets of the substrate. The line-patterned block copolymer films are useful for the fabrication of magnetic storage media, polarizing devices, and arrays of nanowires..
The Regents Of The University Of California


12/31/15
20150374506 

Facet arthoplasty devices and methods


Surgically installed prostheses replace either the caudal portion of a natural facet joint, the cephalad portion of a natural facet joint, or both. The prostheses are readily attached to the pedicles of a vertebral body and support at least one element that defines an artificial facet joint structure.
Gmedelaware 2 Llc


12/31/15
20150374412 

Spine stabilization device


Technologies are generally provided for devices, systems, and methods to provide spinal fixation, spinal stabilization, and/or spinal fusion. Example devices may include a first end and a second end with a middle portion extending between the first and second end.
Newsouth Innovations Pty Limited


12/24/15
20150373263 

Multi-camera system using folded optics free from parallax artifacts


Aspects relate to an array camera exhibiting little or no parallax artifacts in captured images. For example, the planes of the central mirror surfaces of the array camera can be located at a midpoint along, and orthogonally to, a line between the corresponding camera location and the virtual camera location.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150373262 

Multi-camera system using folded optics free from parallax and tilt artifacts


Aspects relate to an array camera exhibiting little or no parallax artifacts in captured images. For example, the planes of the central mirror prism of the array camera can intersect at an apex defining the vertical axis of symmetry of the system.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150370040 

Folded optic array camera using refractive prisms


Aspects relate to a prism array camera having a wide field of view. For example, the prism array camera can use a central refractive prism, for example with multiple surfaces or facets, to split incoming light comprising the target image into multiple portions for capture by the sensors in the array.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150369744 

Nanoscale structures on optical fiber for surface enhanced raman scattering and methods related thereto


A nanoscale structure fabricated on a planar end facet of an optic fiber is described, to enable detection of molecules by surface-enhanced raman scattering. The nanoscale structure may comprise an array of nanopillars.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc


12/24/15
20150369450 

Lens having densely-distributed convex facets on its entrance and exit surfaces


Optical lens (3) for a led comprising a lens body (10) having: —a light-entering section (1), where light from the led enters the lens (3), having a cross-sectional dimension (d2) and recessed to accommodate a led; —a light-emitting front face (2); —a frusto-conical shape (4), extending along a central axis between the light-entering section (1) and the light-emitting front face (2), the outer surface of which incorporating a plurality of densely-distributed convex facets (24); —a height (h) along said central axis; —a cross-sectional width (d1) at the level of the light-emitting front face (2). This optical lens enhances light utilisation efficiency, avoids creating spots with chromatic aberration hence greatly improves colour rendering..
Aurora Limited


12/24/15
20150366549 

Exposure posterior spinal minimally invasive screw placement surgery


An exposure apparatus for posterior spinal minimally invasive screw placement surgery includes a transverse process refractor and a facet joint retractor, is provided. The apparatus separates a gap between a multifidus muscle and a longissimus muscle, easily and atraumatically reach a screw placement position on a pedicle, accurately place the retractors, and thereafter locally form a screw placement tunnel space that externally extends 10 to 15 degrees.
The First Affiliated Hospital Of Nanjing Medical University


12/17/15
20150365351 

System and dynamic provisioning of applications


Disclosed is a system and method for the automatic, dynamic provisioning of applications configured to provide users with applications and network communications specifically designed to support their particular task. The provisioning of such capabilities is based on the type of event the user is responding to, such that every time a particular event occurs, a specific set of applications and other toolsets will be provisioned to that user (e.g., onto their individual mobile communication devices, such as tablets, smartphones, or the like) on an ad-hoc basis tailored to that particular event.
Cyber Reliant Corporation


12/17/15
20150364899 

Bragg grating external cavity laser


A bragg grating external cavity laser apparatus may comprise the combination of a slider and an external cavity laser. The slider includes a waveguide that delivers light to a recording media.
Seagate Technology Llc


12/17/15
20150363625 

Image processing methods and systems for barcode and/or product label recognition


This disclosure provides an image processing method and system for recognizing barcodes and/or product labels. According to an exemplary embodiment, the method uses a multifaceted detection process that includes both image enhancement of a candidate barcode region and other product label information associated with a candidate barcode region to identify a product label, where the candidate barcode region includes a nonreadable barcode.
Xerox Corporation


12/17/15
20150362726 

Optical distributor for room lighting


An optical distributor (10) is formed as a reflector with one or more sloping surfaces. The sloping surfaces have varying angles of inclination from a bottom edge (20) to a top edge of the reflector.
Sunflower Corporation


12/17/15
20150362673 

Surface-normal coupler for silicon-on-insulator platforms


A photonic integrated circuit (pic) is described. This pic includes an inverse facet mirror on a silicon optical waveguide for optical proximity coupling between two silicon-on-insulator (soi) chips placed face to face.
Oracle International Corporation


12/17/15
20150359527 

Exposure paraspinal muscle clearance approach with posteriorspinal small incision


An exposure apparatus for a paraspinal muscle clearance approach with a posterior spinal small incision includes a spinous process side vertebral plate retractor and a cooperating vertebral arch outer side retractor is provided. The apparatus can be used to separate a clearance between a multifidus muscle and a longissimus muscle under direct view, easily and atraumatically reach a screw fixation position on a vertebral arch pedicle, expose a facet joint, bluntly separate the multifidus muscle from the vertebral arch, accurately place the retractors, and thereafter locally form a surgical operation tunnel space that externally extends 10 degrees to 15 degrees.
The First Affiliated Hospital Of Nanjing Medical University


12/10/15
20150357794 

Quantum cascade laser


A quantum cascade laser includes a semiconductor region having a main surface including first and second regions arranged in a first axis direction; a stacked semiconductor layer disposed on the second region, the stacked semiconductor layer including a core layer and an upper cladding layer disposed on the core layer; and a distributed bragg reflector disposed on the first region, the distributed bragg reflector including at least one semiconductor wall having a side surface extending in a second axis direction perpendicular to the main surface of the semiconductor region, the semiconductor wall including the core layer and the upper cladding layer. The side surface of the semiconductor wall is optically coupled to an end facet of the stacked semiconductor layer.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


12/10/15
20150357791 

Tunable laser with multiple in-line sections


A tunable laser with multiple in-line sections generally includes a semiconductor laser body with a plurality of in-line laser sections each configured to be driven independently to generate laser light at a wavelength within a different respective wavelength range. The wavelength of the light generated in each of the laser sections may be tuned, in response to a temperature change, to a channel wavelength within the respective wavelength range.
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.


12/10/15
20150357789 

Semiconductor laser device and manufacturing method thereof


A method of manufacturing a semiconductor laser device includes the steps of: preparing the semiconductor laser bar body including a top surface, an undersurface, two mutually opposing facets, and two mutually opposing side faces, performing a coating step to form a coating film on the facet, and performing a division step after the coating step. The division step performs scribing on and divides the semiconductor laser bar body.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/10/15
20150357329 

Semiconductor devices including source/drain stressors and methods of manufacturing the same


A semiconductor device including source drain stressors is provided. The semiconductor device includes a gate structure including a gate insulating layer and a gate electrode on a semiconductor substrate.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/10/15
20150355555 

Illumination optical unit for projection lithography


The disclosure provides an illumination optical unit for projection lithography, which illuminates an object field with illumination light. The illumination optical unit includes a field facet mirror with a plurality of field facets and a pupil facet mirror with a plurality of pupil facets.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


12/10/15
20150355419 

Side-facet coupler having external mounting surface molded to facilitate alignment of optical connections


A molded waveguide side-facet coupler to facilitate an optical connection between optical side-facets and a fiber optic connector is disclosed. Instead of molding the side-facet coupler with the external mounting surface disposed on an external surface of the mold, the mold for the side-facet coupler is provided such that the mounting surface of the side-facet coupler is provided as a molded internal recess surface.
Corning Optical Communications Llc


12/10/15
20150355393 

Cube corner reflector and methods thereof


Molds and methods for forming molds used to make retroreflective articles are disclosed. The mold includes a plurality of shims joined together wherein each of the shims comprises a plurality of alternating cube corners.
Orafol Americas Inc.


12/10/15
20150354780 

Lens having densely-distributed convex facets on its entrance and exit surfaces


Led-integrated lens comprising a light-entering section (1) in the shape of a hole, a light-emitting section (2) in the shape of a cup, incorporating an optical lens (3) positioned between said light-entering and light-emitting sections (1, 2) wherein the external surfaces of the light-entering (1) and of the light-emitting (2) sections include portions having densely-distributed convex facets. This lens enhances light utilisation efficiency, avoids creating spots with colour aberration hence greatly improves colour rendering..
Aurora Limited


12/10/15
20150354378 

Fan blade positioning and support system for variable pitch, spherical tip fan blade engines


The present disclosure provides a blade positioning and support system for a gas turbine engine including a blade, the blade having a root and a tip, with the root having a surface oriented away from the tip, the surface having a forward end and an aft end, the forward end projecting farther away from the tip than the aft end. Further, the present disclosure provides a blade receiver, the blade receiver having a face and a facet, with the face being oriented away from the facet, the face having a forward end and an aft end, the aft end projecting farther away from the facet than the forward end..
United Technologies Corporation


12/10/15
20150353229 

Beverage delivery can


A beverage delivery can may comprise various configurations. Such configurations may comprise various aperture shapes, sizes, and configurations and various shapes, textures, configurations, and dimensions of the lid and surface of the can.
Boston Beer Corporation


12/10/15
20150353225 

Faceted container


A container having a faceted region, the peripheral wall of which above the waist is substantially free from facets.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company


12/10/15
20150353222 

Faceted container


A container having a faceted region, the container having a local aspect ratio between about 1.3 and about 5 mid-way along the longitudinal axis.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company


12/10/15
20150353221 

Faceted container


A container having a faceted region, the container being substantially free from facets above a location along the longitudinal axis at which the aspect ratio is between about 1 and about 1.1.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company


12/03/15
20150348360 

Systems and methods for three dimensional games in gaming systems


An electronic gaming machine, an electronic gaming system, and a computer-implemented method for providing three dimensional selection games in a gaming system are disclosed. The electronic gaming machines includes: at least one processor; at least one persistent data store; at least one receiver to receive game data for storage in the at least one persistent data store; and a display device configured with a user interface to display: 1) a multi-faceted gaming surface comprising at least two gaming surface representations; and 2) a portion of the game data as a first set of 3d game components on one or more of the at least two gaming surface representations in accordance with a set of game rules for a given game, each one of the 3d game components having a symbol associated thereto..
Gtech Canada Ulc


12/03/15
20150348309 

Cross section creation and modification


A method for analyzing a three-dimensional (3d) data volume that stores field data includes detecting a natural feature of the :field data to be within a pre-determined range of a position selected by an analyst user. In response, a line segment is generated within the 3d data volume based on a location of the natural feature.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


12/03/15
20150346604 

Illumination optical unit for projection lithography


An illumination optical unit for projection lithography serves for illuminating an object field, in which an object to be imaged can be arranged, with illumination light. The illumination optical unit has a field facet mirror having a plurality of field facets.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


12/03/15
20150346421 

Moire reducing optical substrates with irregular prism structures


An optical substrate has a structured surface that enhances brightness and reduces moire effect. The optical substrate has a three-dimensionally varying, structured light output surface that comprises an irregular prismatic structure.
Ubright Optronics Corporation


12/03/15
20150346041 

Multi-directional in-duct combining air-temperature monitor


A combining air-temperature monitor includes a faceted central shaft, a plurality of air-foil rings positioned about the faceted central shaft and a mixing zone proximate the faceted central shaft. The air-foil rings and the faceted central shaft cooperate to direct a plurality of air streams into the mixing zone.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


12/03/15
20150342649 

Lateral mass fixation system


A device for accessing and guiding at least one fixation device to a spine may include a distal portion configured to fit in a facet of the spine and a proximal portion extending from the distal portion. The proximal portion may be detachable from the distal portion and may be hollow or solid.

12/03/15
20150342648 

Lateral mass fixation implant


The various embodiments described herein provide lateral mass and facet fixation implants, which may be inserted and applied via a posterior approach, using minimally invasive or less invasive techniques. The embodiments described below generally include an intrafacet implant (or “facet implant”) and a lateral mass fixation member attached to or attachable to the facet implant.

12/03/15
20150342406 

Domestic appliance


A domestic blender includes a receptacle having a bottom wall, a side wall defining an opening through which foodstuff material is introduced to the receptacle, and a longitudinal axis about which the side wall is disposed. The bottom wall has a wall surface having a segment with one of a frustoconical shape, a faceted shape, a convex shape and a concave shape, the shape of the segment of the wall surface having an axis of symmetry which is inclined relative to the longitudinal axis of the receptacle so that an end of the segment which adjoins the side wall has a substantially circular shape.
Dyson Technology Limited


11/26/15
20150339337 

Service registry for saving and restoring a faceted selection


An ordered sequence of two or more filter provider executable objects are associated, each configured to select successive subsets of data in a registry via a database upon a user request to create and configure a filtered selection. Upon a user selection of a save feature, each associated filter provider executable object is serialized in the ordered sequence, and each serialization is collected into an ordered list of serializations and saved.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/26/15
20150338627 

Apparatus and atomic force, near-field scanning optical microscopy


A near-field optic has a high refractive index waveguide with a planar far field facet more than half of a wavelength across for coupling propagating light and a near field facet with the near field zone of the waveguide supporting only the fundamental optical mode in each polarization. A tapered waveguide section extends from the near field facet to transform the fundamental optical mode.
Multiprobe, Inc.


11/26/15
20150338040 

Lighting device


A post cap light includes first and second lenses around a light source. The light source may be powered by batteries, an external supply or by an integrated solar panel.

11/19/15
20150333578 

Claw rotor with a reduced cross-section, and alternator, in particular for a motor vehicle comprising a rotor of this type


Rotor an alternator or alternator-starter type comprises two pole wheels including a series of axial claws having a generally trapezoidal shape that extend axially from the edge of the outer radial end of one pole wheel towards the other pole wheel. The rotor comprises an interpolar magnetic assembly in the interpolar space between a first claw of a first pole wheel and a second claw of a second pole wheel.
Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur


11/19/15
20150333472 

Bidirectional long cavity semiconductor laser for improved power and efficiency


The invention relates to bi-directional long-cavity semiconductor lasers for high power applications having two ar coated facets (2ar) to provide an un-folded cavity with enhanced output power. The lasers exhibit more uniform photon and carrier density distributions along the cavity than conventional uni-directional high-power lasers, enabling longer lasers with greater output power and lasing efficiency due to reduced longitudinal hole burning.
Jds Uniphase Corporation


11/19/15
20150333470 

Mid-ir microchip laser: zns:cr2+ laser with saturable absorber material


A method of fabrication of laser gain material and utilization of such media includes the steps of introducing a transitional metal, preferably cr2+ thin film of controllable thickness on the zns crystal facets after crystal growth by means of pulse laser deposition or plasma sputtering, thermal annealing of the crystals for effective thermal diffusion of the dopant into the crystal volume with a temperature and exposition time providing the highest concentration of the dopant in the volume without degrading laser performance due to scattering and concentration quenching, and formation of a microchip laser either by means of direct deposition of mirrors on flat and parallel polished facets of a thin cr:zns wafer or by relying on the internal reflectance of such facets.. .
The Uab Research Foundation


11/19/15
20150331965 

Creation of variable cut files for package design


A package design system creates a package design file. The file includes comprises a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional structure having a plurality of facets having alternative design scenarios that can be selected based on conditions of the cutting and/or folding device that is used to create the package.
Xerox Corporation


11/19/15
20150331575 

Method and system for intent centric multi-facet content presentation


Methods, systems, and programming for presenting personalized content. In one example, a plurality pieces of content are retrieved in accordance with an estimated intent determined with respect to a user.
Yahoo! Inc.


11/19/15
20150331563 

System and evaluating sentiment


An example system and method elicits reviews and opinions from users via an online system or a web crawl. Opinions on topics are processed in real time to determine orientation.
Twitter, Inc.


11/19/15
20150331209 

Thermal management for high-power optical fibers


A method includes obtaining a substrate having at least one exposed metal surface. The method also includes electro-depositing metal onto the at least one exposed metal surface of the substrate and around at least a portion of an optical fiber to secure the optical fiber to the substrate.
Raytheon Company


11/19/15
20150330065 

Multi faceted shower head mechanism


An enhanced shower head mechanism comprises a chamber for collecting and distributing water; one or more long pipes connected to the chamber and one short pipe connected to each of a top and the bottom of the chambers. Preferably, the number of the long pipes is four.

11/12/15
20150326746 

Single-facet spindle implementation for a laser scanner system


A system includes a laser scanner system. The system includes a scanner laser to generate an optical scanning beam.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


11/12/15
20150325736 

Germainium pin photodiode for integration into a cmos or bicmos technology


A diode comprising a light-sensitive germanium region which is totally embedded in silicon and forms with the silicon a lower interface and lateral interfaces, wherein the lateral interfaces do not extend perpendicularly, but obliquely to the lower interface and therefore produce a faceted form.. .
Ihp Gmbh - Innovations For High Performance Microelectronics Leibniz-institut FÜr Innovative


11/12/15
20150323772 

Mixed heliostat field


Mixed heliostat field combining, in the same field, heliostats of different sizes and/or with different types of facets, all of them having at least one facet and being canted or not, and either having spherical, cylindrical, flat or quasi-flat (spherical with a high curvature radius) facets, such that the solar field is optimised in order to minimise shadows and blockages between heliostats, as a result of correct positioning of the heliostats in the field.. .
Abengoa Solar New Technologies, S.a.


11/12/15
20150323184 

Ultra compact combustor


Embodiments of a combustor for a gas turbine engine are provided herein. In some embodiments, a combustion chamber for a gas turbine engine comprising may include a combustor having an inner volume defined at least partially by a front wall, wherein the wall comprises a plurality of facets each having a through hole fluidly coupled to the inner volume, and wherein the plurality of facets are oriented such that an axis of each of the plurality of facets is offset from a central axis of the combustor by an angle..
General Electric Company


11/12/15
20150323152 

Multiple beam shaping illumination system


The invention provides a multiplicity of light sources—such as a planar array of leds—and a corresponding multiplicity of primary optic lenses, the primary optic lenses being curved and positioned to narrow a source light beam emitted from each of the light sources, and a beam shaper—which could be a beam shaping micro-refractive film or films, or a segmented refractor lens with multiple facets—that is shaped and positioned to receive a light source distribution emitted from the multiplicity of primary optic lenses and to emit an output light path having an angle of distribution different than a corresponding angle of the light source distribution.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


11/12/15
20150320897 

Ultraviolet discharge lamp apparatuses having optical filters which attenuate visible light


The apparatuses disclosed herein include a discharge lamp configured to emit ultraviolet and visible light, an optical filter configured to attenuate visible light, and a power circuit configured to operate the discharge lamp. Some embodiments of the apparatuses are configured such that ultraviolet light emitted from the discharge lamp and passed through the optical filter encircles an exterior surface of the apparatus.
Xenex Disinfection Services, Llc


11/12/15
20150320302 

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.
Invuity, Inc.


11/12/15
20150320153 

Circular cut diamond


A circular cut diamond (10) comprising a girdle (20), a crown (30), and a pavilion (40). The crown (30) comprises a circumferential succession of eight main crown facets which extend upward from an upper edge (23) of the girdle at a crown angle which is greater than 19° and less than 25°.



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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