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Liquid supply device and liquid jetting system

Liquid supply device and liquid jetting system

Image recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium

Image recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium

Image recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium

Semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same

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10/23/14
20140315372
 Wafer processing method patent thumbnailWafer processing method
A wafer processing method including a wafer supporting step of attaching a front side of a dicing tape formed of synthetic resin to a back side of a wafer and supporting a peripheral portion of the dicing tape to an annular frame, a dicing tape heating step of heating a back side of the dicing tape attached to the wafer to soften the dicing tape, thereby flattening the back side of the dicing tape, and a modified layer forming step of applying a laser beam having a transmission wavelength to the wafer through the dicing tape from the back side thereof along the division lines in the condition where the focal point of the laser beam is set inside the wafer, thereby forming a modified layer inside the wafer along each division line.. .
10/23/14
20140313266
 Liquid supply device and liquid jetting system patent thumbnailLiquid supply device and liquid jetting system
A liquid supply device 10 is equipped with a liquid containing chamber 16, a transport tube 15 for sending the liquid inside the chamber 16 to a liquid jetting device 20, first and second members 171 and 172 sandwiching the tube 15, and a cam 173 that determines the position of the first member 171 relative to the second member 172. The tube 15 is equipped with an elastic portion 151 that elastically deforms and is flattened.
10/23/14
20140313255
 Image recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium patent thumbnailImage recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium
Unevenness correcting information is generated based on property information indicating a recording property of each of a plurality of recording elements which are included in a recording head, the recording elements being subjected to output correction in a first output correction unit based on unevenness correcting information obtained after a flattening processing and output correction in a second output correction unit, and the unevenness correcting information close to an appropriate value with which an image in an appropriately-corrected state can be obtained can be generated.. .
10/23/14
20140312493
 Semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same patent thumbnailSemiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same
A technique which improves the reliability in coupling between a bump electrode of a semiconductor chip and wiring of a mounting substrate, more particularly a technique which guarantees the flatness of a bump electrode even when wiring lies in a top wiring layer under the bump electrode, thereby improving the reliability in coupling between the bump electrode and the wiring formed on a glass substrate. Wiring, comprised of a power line or signal line, and a dummy pattern are formed in a top wiring layer beneath a non-overlap region of a bump electrode.
10/23/14
20140311720
 Multiple bank flattened tube and folded fin heat exchanger patent thumbnailMultiple bank flattened tube and folded fin heat exchanger
A multiple bank, flattened tube heat exchange unit includes a first tube bank including a plurality of flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship and a second tube bank including a plurality of flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship, the second tube bank disposed behind the first tube bank at a desired spacing gap. A first plurality of folded fins is disposed between respective adjacent pairs of the heat exchange tube segments of the first tube bank and a second plurality of folded fins disposed between respective adjacent pairs of the heat exchange tube segments of the second tube bank..
10/23/14
20140310892
 Method of printing onto an article patent thumbnailMethod of printing onto an article
A method of printing onto an article includes placing an article on a holding assembly, flattening a portion of the article and printing onto the flattened portion of the article. Flattening can be accomplished using a flattening plate and by controlling the shape of a surface of the holding assembly using a vacuum..
10/23/14
20140310891
 Holding assembly for articles patent thumbnailHolding assembly for articles
A holding assembly for articles can be used with a flexible manufacturing system to hold an article in place. The holding assembly can be used with a printing system to print onto the article.
10/16/14
20140309631
 Flattened mesh ablation device patent thumbnailFlattened mesh ablation device
A flattened mesh ablation device for ablating tissue in a body lumen is disclosed. The flattened mesh ablation device includes a flattened mesh with at least one conductor on an edge of the flattened mesh.
10/16/14
20140308096
 Post-proceesing apparatus and image forming system patent thumbnailPost-proceesing apparatus and image forming system
The image forming system contains an image forming apparatus and a post-processing apparatus. The post-processing apparatus includes a flattening unit that flattens a back portion of a booklet, an elevating mechanism that moves the flattening unit operating together with a conveyance of the booklet and a post-processing control portion that controls the flattening unit to perform flattening processing which flattens the back portion of the booklet during the conveyance of the booklet by the elevating mechanism.
10/16/14
20140306496
 Adjustable bicycle seat patent thumbnailAdjustable bicycle seat
A multi-adjustable bicycle seat configured to conform to a cyclist having a flexible material suspended over the front and rear portions of a frame, wherein at least one adjusting mechanism causes the flexible material to adjust the tension throughout the seat, flatten or otherwise deform the seat to the desired comfort of a rider. The seat material may be completely removable from the frame portion..
10/16/14
20140305952
Folding container
A folding container comprising a body portion defining a receptacle chamber within the container into which product can be filled and at least one rib extending along at least a portion of the body portion. The at least one rib being collapsible to permit the body portion to collapse to a generally flattened position in the absence of the product contained therein..
10/09/14
20140303430
Self-anchoring sling and introducer system
A system for supporting the urethra using an introducer needle, the ends of which are flattened and which have openings therethrough, a handle having a latch mechanism which engages the opening in the flattened portion of the first end of the introducer needle, an implant, and a connector joining the end of the implant to the flattened portion of one of the ends of the introducer needle. These components are used to draw the implant into position, either through vaginal or abdominal incisions, to form a u-shaped loop beneath the urethra.
10/09/14
20140303429
Self-anchoring sling and introducer system
A system for supporting the urethra using an introducer needle, the ends of which are flattened and which have openings therethrough, a handle having a latch mechanism which engages the opening in the flattened portion of the first end of the introducer needle, an implant, and a connector joining the end of the implant to the flattened portion of one of the ends of the introducer needle. These components are used to draw the implant into position, either through vaginal or abdominal incisions, to form a u-shaped loop beneath the urethra.
10/02/14
20140295645
Sapphire substrate flattening method
A sapphire substrate flattening method including an ingot slicing step of slicing a sapphire single-crystal ingot to obtain a sapphire substrate, an annealing step of annealing the sapphire substrate, a wafer mounting step of mounting the sapphire substrate processed by the annealing step on a stage having a holding surface in the condition where a first surface of the sapphire substrate is in contact with the holding surface of the stage through a liquid resin, a resin curing step of curing the liquid resin, a first grinding step of grinding a second surface of the sapphire substrate opposite to the first surface, a resin removing step of removing the liquid resin cured on the first surface of the sapphire substrate, and a second grinding step of grinding the first surface of the sapphire substrate.. .
10/02/14
20140295577
Chemical sensor, chemical sensor module, biomolecule detection apparatus, and biomolecule detection method
[solving means] a chemical sensor includes a substrate, an on-chip lens, and a flattening layer. On the substrate, a plurality of photodiodes are formed to be arranged in a planar form.
10/02/14
20140292447
Radio wave half mirror for millimeter wave band and method of flattening transmittance thereof
To provide a radio wave half mirror for a millimeter wave band which can flatten transmittance characteristics and a method of flattening the transmittance of the radio wave half mirror for a millimeter wave band. A radio wave half mirror 20 includes a metal plate 21 that has an outward shape closing a transmission line 11 and a slit 22 for transmitting electromagnetic waves that is provided in the metal plate 21 along a long side of an opening of the transmission line 11.
10/02/14
20140292205
Lamp with passive infrared sensor
A sheet processing device includes a supporting plate, a stapler, a casing, a protrusion structure, and a swinging arm. The casing is disposed over the supporting plate.
10/02/14
20140291559
Slide valve having a valve slide
A slide valve having a valve slide which can be acted on by an actuator in a first direction, and by an impingement device in a second direction which is opposite the first direction, and which may hydraulically connect a first working connection to an inlet connection or to an outlet connection, and a second working connection to the inlet connection or to the outlet connection, with the aid of control sections. A control section associated with the first working connection has a diameter stage and/or an axially extending groove and/or an axially extending flattened portion, so that when the actuator does not act on the valve slide, the first working connection is hydraulically connected to the outlet connection with the aid of the diameter stage and/or the groove and/or the flattened portion..
10/02/14
20140290937
Shale fracture flow simulation apparatus
An apparatus having conduits, flattened tubing or pipes of varying widths, heights and/or lengths may simulate a network of fractures that may be used to experimentally evaluate the flow of treatment fluids (e.g. Fracturing fluids) within narrow, shale-type fractures.
09/25/14
20140283821
Introducer for surgical airway catheters
In one embodiment, an introducer has a round handle; a first curved, flattened (i.e., oval) section connected to the handle; a first straight, unflattened (i.e., circular) section connected to the first curved section; a second curved, flattened section connected to the first straight section; and a last straight, unflattened section connected to the second curved section. The curved, flattened sections allow the introducer to unbend in the anterior-posterior direction to enable a user to introduce a tube or other airway catheter into a surgical airway.
09/18/14
20140277334
Active drives for robotic catheter manipulators
An instrument driver comprises opposing rotatable gripping pads. Each of the gripping pads including an outer circular rim and a center hub.
09/18/14
20140273068
Autofocus systems and methods for particle analysis in blood samples
Particles such as blood cells can be categorized and counted by a digital image processor. A digital microscope camera can be directed into a flowcell defining a symmetrically narrowing flowpath in which the sample stream flows in a ribbon flattened by flow and viscosity parameters between layers of sheath fluid.
09/18/14
20140270593
Tri-fold side seamed plastic produce bag and method for making same
A trifold side seamed film produce bag includes a front wall and a back wall, first and second side edges sealed together and a seamless bag bottom. The bag is joined at the side edges to additional bags by a perforation.
09/18/14
20140270055
X-ray ct apparatus
X-ray ct apparatus is provided in which the photon energy distribution of x-rays to be radiated is flattened. X-ray ct apparatus includes an x-ray tube, a detector, a data acquisition system, a tube voltage generator, and a grid controller.
09/18/14
20140267154
Electronic device and method for determining coordinates
The electronic device has a display section with a display surface; and a touch panel that is provided while being superimposed on the display section and that can detect an area occupied by an indicator in which the occupied area is on a predetermined plane which is approximately parallel to and spaced apart by a predetermined distance from the display surface of the display section. When flattening of the area occupied by the indicator is smaller than a threshold value in which the occupied area is on the predetermined plane spaced apart from the display surface of the display section by a predetermined distance, coordinates of the center of the area are made valid.
09/18/14
20140265368
Enhanced tamper evident seal
A tamper evident seal includes a wire hasp, an insert and a body for receiving the insert and the wire hasp. The one leg of the wire hasp must be located in the channel in the insert prior to the insert being located in the body.
09/18/14
20140264965
Aeration element for the gasification of liquids
An aeration element for gasification or aeration of liquids includes an essentially flattened, rigid support element having a substantially oval cross-section and corrugated outer surfaces, the corrugated outer surfaces including ridges defining grooves therebetween; a threaded opening for receiving a cooperating fitting for connection to an air supply; and a flexible membrane of elastomeric material disposed around the support element, the membrane has a plurality of slits, and wherein compressed gas is introduced between the support element and the membrane, the gas can escape via these slits into the surrounding liquid. A retaining clamp holds the membrane around at least one end of the support element.
09/18/14
20140263346
Lined storage bin
Methods and apparatus for maintaining a sanitary disposal and storage bin for consumed medical products using a storage bin with a liner bag and an attached shielding grommet in the shape of a circle flattened on one end which, when soiled, may itself be placed in the liner bag within the container.. .
09/18/14
20140263307
Retail and recycle ready container
A shipping container particularly adapted for both displaying goods therein and flattening to a single panel after use is provided herein.. .
09/18/14
20140262865
Decorative elements provided with a curled or crimped configuration at point of sale or point of use
Decorative grass and methods of providing same are disclosed wherein the decorative grass is either maintained in a flattened configuration until restraint is removed and/or the decorative grass is curled and/or crimped at a point of use and/or sale.. .
09/18/14
20140262449
Apparatus and method for a back plate for heat sink mounting
Apparatus and method embodiments are provided for a heat sink mounted on a printed circuit board using a back plate with preload. An apparatus comprises a circuit component, a heat sink on a first side of the circuit component a, a back plate having an initial curvature and positioned at a second side of the circuit component opposite to the heat sink, and one or more screws through the back plate and the circuit component and partially through the heat sink.
09/18/14
20140262181
Flattened tube finned heat exchanger and fabrication method
A multiple tube bank heat exchanger includes a first tube bank including at least a first and a second flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship and a second tube bank including at least a first and a second flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship. The second tube bank is disposed behind the first tube bank with a leading edge of the second tube bank spaced from a trailing edge of the first tube bank.
09/18/14
20140262172
Tube bundle for shell-and-tube heat exchanger and a method of use
A tube bundle is provided for a shell-and-tube heat exchanger. The tube bundle includes a plurality of elongated tubes, each of which has an intermediate portion that has a cross section in the form of a flattened circle with at least one axis of symmetry.
09/18/14
20140262171
Tube bundle for shell-and-tube heat exchanger and method of constructing same
A tube bundle is provided for a shell-and-tube heat exchanger. The tube bundle includes a plurality of elongated tubes, each of which has an intermediate portion that has a cross section in the form of a flattened circle with at least one axis of symmetry.
09/18/14
20140261619
Interconnector and solar cell module having the same
An interconnector is discussed, which includes a conductive metal of a band shape including a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; and a solder coated on the first surface, wherein the first surface of the conductive metal includes at least a flattened peak extending in a length direction of the conductive metal, the flattened peak including an inclined portion and a flat portion extending in a width direction of the conductive metal, and wherein a length of the inclined portion is less than a length of the flat portion in the width direction of the conductive metal.. .
09/11/14
20140257074
Method and device for monitoring biomechanical properties of the eye
A contact lens shaped measuring device (1) comprises sensor (3) having a protrusion (14) towards the cornea (22). The measuring device (1) is flexible to a degree that it is flattened by a closing eye lid and the protrusion creates an indentation of the cornea.
09/11/14
20140253679
Depth measurement quality enhancement
Described herein is a method for correcting defective depth values in depth map images. Defective values correspond to “noisy pixels” located on continuous flat surfaces and interpolated “flying pixels” located along an edge between a foreground object and a background object.
09/11/14
20140253551
Technique for filling holes in a three-dimensional model
A mesh repair engine is configured to repair a hole in a three-dimensional (3d) model by (i) filling the hole with a rough mesh, (ii) refining the rough mesh, (iii) collapsing the refined mesh, (iv) refining the collapsed mesh, (v) flattening the refined, collapsed mesh, and then (vi) deforming the flattened mesh into a 3d surface that smoothly fills the hole in the 3d model. One advantage of the disclosed repair engine and associated hole repair technique is that the mesh repair engine is capable of generating polygons that fill regions of a 3d model that are not defined.
09/11/14
20140252609
Package-on-package structure and methods for forming the same
A method includes coining solder balls of a bottom package, wherein top surfaces of the solder balls are flattened after the step of coining. The solder balls are molded in a molding material.
09/11/14
20140252290
Fully welded fence panel and method of making same
A fully welded fence panel is disclosed that comprises a plurality of vertical pickets and a pair of horizontal metal rails. The top and bottom portions of the pickets are pressed in a mechanical or hydraulic press to create flattened surfaces and welded to the rails.
09/11/14
20140251657
Printed circuit board and method of manufacturing the same
Embodiments of the invention provide a printed circuit board, including a base member, an insulating layer formed on each of both surfaces of the base member so that the surfaces of the base member are flattened, a circuit layer formed on the insulating layer, and a via for connecting the circuit layer formed on one surface of the base member with the circuit layer formed on the other surface of the base member. A method of manufacturing the printed circuit board is also provided..
09/11/14
20140251491
Woven wire with flat warp threads
A woven wire for use in a paper, cardboard, or tissue manufacturing machine, has a first fabric layer providing a web-contact side and a second fabric layer providing a machine-contact side. The layers have machine-direction threads, cross-direction threads, and binder threads.
09/04/14
20140248096
Apparatus and method for characterizing glass sheets
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for characterizing attributes of a moving glass sheet comprising complementary mechanical material handling technologies that progressively stabilize, position, capture, flatten, and release the lower portion of glass sheets traveling past the apparatus while posing minimal constraint on the top section of the sheet. The apparatus includes a pressure-vacuum (pv)-type device comprising distinct regions such that the glass sheets experience a non-contact but gradual increase in constraining force until the point where measurements can be performed, then a gradual decrease in constraining force until the glass sheets are released from the inspection station.
09/04/14
20140247412
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes tfts designed in accordance with characteristics of circuits. In a first structure of the invention, the tft is formed by using a crystalline silicon film made of a unique crystal structure body.
09/04/14
20140247404
Portable electronic device
Portable electronic devices are provided. A device may include cover glass with a light mask.
09/04/14
20140246407
Guide wire with core having welded wire segments
An intravascular guide wire having two core materials joined together without the use of a connector tube or sleeve, the core materials being stainless steel and psuedoelastic metal alloy, nitinol. The core materials are joined to each other through an intermediate transition piece made essentially of nickel, which is welded on either side to the two core materials.
09/04/14
20140246125
Grain-oriented electrical steel sheet and manufacturing method thereof
A silicon steel sheet (1) containing si is cold-rolled. Next, a decarburization annealing (3) of the silicon steel sheet (1) is performed so as to cause a primary recrystallization.
08/28/14
20140242252
Process for extraction from lesquerella seeds
A method for extraction from lesquerella seeds having an acid value of less than 6 mg koh/g, said method including the following steps: a seed-processing step i) that includes a single operation of flattening the seeds and at least one operation of drying the seeds; and a step ii) of placing the processed seeds into contact with a mixture of light anhydrous alcohol and co-solvent under temperature and time conditions that are sufficient for extracting a raw oil including phospholipids and gums, as well as obtaining a de-oiled cake.. .
08/28/14
20140239592
Alphanumeric game system and pieces
A system of educational word games and number games that combines, for the first time: (i) mental/alphanumeric skills, with (ii) physical/eye-hand coordination skills that are used in target-and-missile games, with (iii) substantially flattened game tiles that are shaped as squares or as the letters and numbers themselves. The tiles can be used as missiles and/or as targets in various, easy-to-grasp games, and these games can be enjoyed by players of a wide range of ages and physical ability.
08/28/14
20140238725
Method of flattening surface of conductive structure and conductive structure with flattened surface
A method of flattening surface of conductive structure including a substrate, a dielectric layer on the substrate, and a conductive line formed in the dielectric layer is provided. A surface of the conductive line has a recess.
08/21/14
20140236245
Screw thread with flattened peaks
A bone fastener for use in orthopedic surgery for fixing an implant to bone has a threaded or unthreaded shaft configured to engage bone and a head having a thread on an outer surface to engage the implant. The thread on the head of the fastener has a profile in cross section that includes arcuate peaks with a flat on the outer surface of the peak..
08/21/14
20140236237
Reduced shock breakaway set screw for use with a surgical construct
A reduced shock breakaway set screw for use with medical implants and constructs for the spine having improved geometry of the groove area between the upper head portion and lower threaded portion of the set screw. The groove area of the set screw has circular and noncircular portions which in at least one embodiment comprise upper and lower radii separated by a flattened groove bottom.
08/21/14
20140235743
Flattening film forming composition for hard disk
A flattening film forming composition for a hard disk that can prevent a magnetic material from migrating to the nonmagnetic layer, including a photopolymerizable coating material containing at least one polymer selected from a homopolymer that has a divinyl aromatic compound-derived unit structure and a copolymer having the unit structure or containing a mixture of the polymer and a photopolymerizable compound. The photopolymerizable compound may include an acrylate group, a methacrylate group, or a vinyl group.
08/21/14
20140233900
Microstructured optical fibre having a large core and a flattened fundamental mode, production method thereof and use of same in laser microfabrication
The fibre comprises a core (2) having an index n and diameter of 10 μm or more, surrounded by a ring (4) having an index n+Δn and thickness Δr, and cladding (6) surrounding the ring and comprising for example air gaps (8). According to the invention: Δn≧10−3 and Δr=α/(Δn)β [1] where: 5×10−4 μm≦α≦5×10−2 μm and 0.5≦β≦1.5.
08/21/14
20140231011
Flattening method and flattening apparatus
A flattening method, by utilizing the advantages of the care method and making up for the disadvantages, can perform removal processing of a surface of a workpiece at a sufficient processing rate and can provide a processed surface having enhanced flatness without leaving damage in the processed surface. A flattening method comprises at least two surface removal steps and at least two cleaning steps, the final surface removal step being a catalyst-referred etching step comprising immersing a workpiece in a processing solution containing at least one of hydrohalic acid, hydrogen peroxide water and ozone water, and bringing a surface of a catalyst platen into contact with or close proximity to a surface to be processed of the workpiece to process the surface, said catalyst platen having in a surface a catalyst selected from the group consisting of platinum, gold, a ceramic solid catalyst, a transition metal, glass, and an acidic or basic solid catalyst..
08/21/14
20140230949
Coilable extendible member and methods
The invention provides an extendible member which is configurable between a coiled form and an extended form. The extendible member comprises: a primary member comprising a sheet of material resiliently biased in a slit tube form, wherein the slit tube can be opened out at the slit to assume an open form in which it has a flattened cross section; at least one resilient secondary member having first and second connections to the primary member at respective different circumferential positions on the primary member, wherein in the extended form, the primary member is in its slit tube form and the resiliency of the secondary member causes at least part of the secondary member to displace towards the slit in the primary member to provide torsional and axial stiffness to the primary member, and wherein in the coiled form, the primary member is in its open form and the secondary member conforms to the flattened cross section of the primary member so that primary and secondary member can be co-coiled.
08/14/14
20140227813
Method of manufacturing light emitting element
A light emitting element for flip-chip mounting having a flat mounting surface which allows a decrease in the width of the streets of a wafer. In the light emitting element, the insulating member filling around the bumps and flattening the upper surface is formed with a margin of a region with a width which is equal to or larger than the width of the streets on the dividing lines, so that at the time of dividing the wafer along the dividing lines, the insulating member is not processed, which allows designing of the streets with a small width..
08/14/14
20140226122
Eyeglasses and ornamental retainer for use in conjunction therewith
A retainer is releasably secured to a pair of eyeglasses that includes flattened and widened temple members. Each temple member includes a heart-shaped hole at its distal end that serves as the point of attachment for the retainer.
08/14/14
20140225802
Adjustable-tilt housing with flattened dome shape, array antenna, and bracket mount
Radio devices for wireless transmission including an integrated adjustable mount allowing mounting to a pole or stand and adjustment of the angle of the device (e.g., the altitude). The device may include a compact array antenna having a high gain configured to operate in, for example, the 5.15 to 5.85 ghz band and/or the 2.40-2.48 ghz band.
08/14/14
20140225089
Organic semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
According to one embodiment, an organic semiconductor device includes a supporting substrate, a plurality of organic el light emitting elements, a first barrier layer, a flattening layer, and a second barrier layer. The flattening layer exists sporadically and makes gentle in inclination steep elevation change present in the surface of the first barrier layer.
08/14/14
20140224749
Filter mesh assembly for a plastic extruder filter assembly
A filter mesh assembly configured to control particulate material in a filter assembly of a plastic extruder. The filter mesh assembly includes a wire mesh filter having a square weave construction defining a predetermined pore size with the wire mesh filter having flattened surfaces of adjacent wires on the same plane and configured to allow a portion of the scraper to move across the wire mesh filter assembly.
08/14/14
20140224093
Apparatus for distressing material
An apparatus and method for distressing material, such as a board. The apparatus may include a cutter head supporting a blade, a guide member, and a flattening device.
08/14/14
20140223702
Method and apparatus for adjusting the fit and appearance of an article of apparel
A method of using a fastening system includes providing at least one wire tie, located a position of a hank of a material to be adjusted, wherein, in the position, upon a gathering of the hank, results in a desired adjustment of the material and wherein the desired adjustment is as a result of the adjustments chosen from the group comprising: a shortening of the material, a waisting of the material, a pinching of the material, a pleating of the material, a folding of the material, a gathering of the material, a bundling of the material, a fastening together of a plurality of pieces of the material, then gathering the hank of the material to cause the desired result, wrapping the tie around the hank, and manipulating the beads so as to bend the opposite ends of the wire and the pair of beads to flatten the hank so as to mask the hank.. .
08/07/14
20140219541
Method for determining markings in relief on the outer surface of the sidewall of a tyre
A method of determining relief markings on a tyre's sidewall surface includes assigning, to each pixel of a three-dimensional image of the surface, a grey-level value proportional to an elevation point corresponding to the pixel, to obtain a starting image. Using linear structuring elements of successively increasing sizes and oriented circumferentially, a series of successive morphological openings is performed iteratively on the starting surface.
07/31/14
20140212140
Method and apparatus for generation of frequency- and phase-locked subcarrier
We describe and demonstrate a novel and simple scheme to generate flattened optical subcarriers using only phase modulators driven by single frequency fundamental sinusoidal sources. 160.8 gb/s pm-qpsk experiment over a single subcarrier has been demonstrated..
07/31/14
20140210123
Process and structure to uncurl embossed thin flex circuits
A method and structure for flattening or straightening a curled flexible printed circuit, such as a flexible printed circuit that has been curled during a contact embossing process. The structure can include a cylindrical opening and a support shaft suspended within the cylindrical opening that prevents buckling of the flexible printed circuit during straightening.
07/31/14
20140209908
Flattened substrate surface for substrate bonding
Methods for bonding substrate surfaces, bonded substrate assemblies, and design structures for a bonded substrate assembly. Device structures of a product chip are formed using a first surface of a device substrate.
07/24/14
20140203472
Novel oriented polymer composite article, composition and method of manufacture
The disclosure generally relates to a solid state non-proportional, adjustable, tapered drawing die and an oriented polymer article formed therefrom. More specifically, embodiments relate to a non-proportional draw die used to produce oriented, dimensionally accurate, symmetric or asymmetric polymer composite profiles having simple profiles or complicated profiles with multiple edges.
07/24/14
20140202902
Storage device for tools comprising a palpable indication element indicating the organization-defining structural elements
A storage device including a storage container that can be brought from a storage position in which a tool stored therein cannot be removed, to a removal position, in which the tool stored therein can be removed, with an indication element indicating the tool, the indication element being distinct from the storage container but firmly attached to the storage container and visible in the storage position. According to the invention, an indication element is provided that can be attached to the storage container in simple manner and is not only visible but also palpable, wherein the indication element is a flattened relief of the tool..
07/17/14
20140200476
Respiratory apparatus with improved flow-flattening detection
In a respiratory apparatus for treatment of sleep apnea and other disorders associated with an obstruction of a patient's airway and which uses an airflow signal, an obstruction index is generated which detects the flattening of the inspiratory portion of the airflow. The obstruction index is used to differentiate normal and obstructed breathing.


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