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Quasi-resonant plasma voltage generator
Traditional plasma voltage generator circuits consist mainly of fly-back or pulse forming networks. These systems tend supply plasma generating pulses to plasma reactors at frequencies less than 30 khz with most being less than 5 khz.

Generic service request procedure in a multimode system
Generic service request signaling is defined where a multimode terminal is allowed to request any service that it supports in any of the modes (e.g., access technology like geran/utran/cdma2000/bluetooth/wlan/ . .
Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l.


Method and terminal for ugc feedback and feedback information display
The disclosure includes a method for providing feedback on ugc (user generated content) by a user. The method includes: displaying ugc provided by a social-network friend of the user; detecting a starting time-point of a continuous operation on the displayed ugc; counting time from the starting time-point of the continuous operation to obtain a timing duration in real-time; playing a sequence of quantified feedback images that vary as the timing duration increases, until the playing of the sequence of the quantified feedback images is completed or the continuous operation ends; and generating quantified feedback information matching the quantified feedback image displayed when the playing of the sequence of the quantified feedback images is completed or the continuous operation ends, and notifying a terminal logged in by the social-network friend..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


Method, system and the transmission and adaption of data
A method for the transmission and adaption of data can include the steps of generating generic requirement documents, identifying a plurality of suitable communication patterns on the basis of the generic requirement documents, determining currently available transport options and their service quality across at least one communication network, and selecting a communication pattern from a plurality of suitable communication patterns based on the network transmission qualities of the at least one communication network. The method can utilize a first functional layer and a second functional layer that are integrated between a software application layer and a network access layer that each receive input documents that are independent of each other.
Unify Gmbh & Co. Kg


Heterogeneous media services
Systems and methods adapted for providing heterogeneous media services in communication systems, such as using transport layer security deferral and/or medium redirect, are disclosed. In operation according to embodiments, heterogeneous media services may be facilitated by obtaining, by a hybrid broadcast receiver of a receiver device, a computer parsable object comprising information regarding content segment availability and access, wherein the hybrid broadcast receiver is adapted to obtain content via both broadcast and broadband connections for a streaming client of the receiver device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Specializing unsupervised anomaly detection systems using genetic programming
In one embodiment, a device in a network receives sets of traffic flow features from an unsupervised machine learning-based anomaly detector. The sets of traffic flow features are associated with anomaly scores determined by the anomaly detector.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Method and system for correlation and management of distributed and heterogeneous events
Event processing is a vital aspect of modern information systems, but is poorly supported and homogenous in nature. The present disclosure recognizes that any detector speaks a language of events.
Petabi, Inc.


Edge processing for data transmission
In some examples, a computing device may determine a prediction of a network outage of a network. The computing device may determine a priority of one or more data types expected to be received during the network outage.
Hitachi, Ltd.


Device access by means of a generic communication driver
The invention relates to a data transmission system for a data exchange between a field bus system that comprises at least one field device, and device access software that is installed on a host and by means of which components of the field bus system can be accessed. The data transmission system comprises a coupler device that is connected to the field bus system, and a generic communication driver, which is integrated in the device access software.
Endress+hauser Process Solutions Ag


Motor control apparatus, sheet conveying apparatus, document feeding apparatus, document reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
According to an aspect of the present invention, a motor control apparatus includes a first driving circuit connected to a motor first phase winding and having h bridge circuit first switching elements, a second driving circuit connected to second phase winding of the motor and having h bridge circuit second switching elements, first and second pulse generators. A detector, an estimator, and a selector.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Electrostatic generator electrode-centering and seismic-isolation system for flywheel-based energy storage modules

Robust electro-static (es) device embodiments, with application to energy storage flywheels as an example, are described that provide reliable, high-efficiency operation in the presence of thermal and mechanical perturbations, as well as seismic events. Electro-static generators and motors, when augmented with magnetic bearings, passive three-dimensional stabilization techniques and dynamic touch-down bearings, enable robust performance in the face of these environmental concerns, as well as efficient operation during typical operational sequences, including spin-up and steady-state modalities..
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

At will 7 power fuelless generator

The at will 7 power fuelless generator operates starting with a small or large rechargeable 12 v battery or batteries, d/c capacitor or capacitors, a/c capacitor or capacitors, dc to ac inverter or inverters, or ac to dc converter or converters, or dc to ac inverter and ac to dc converter or nether dc to ac inverter or ac to dc converter, dc electric motor, a/c or d/c electric motor or motors, alternator or alternators, generator head or generator heads, tapered cone generator or tapered cone generators, generator or generators, 12 volt radiator fan or radiator fans, belt and pulley system, tension pulley or tension pulleys or nether, and a few other components to make it a high efficiency long lasting fuelless electric generator. The noise level on this generator is very low and the weight is lighter then most generators on the market right now.

Heterogeneous nanostructures for hierarchal assembly

A method of making a carbon nanotube structure includes depositing a first oxide layer on a substrate and a second oxide layer on the first oxide layer; etching a trench through the second oxide layer; removing end portions of the first oxide layer and portions of the substrate beneath the end portions to form cavities in the substrate; depositing a metal in the cavities to form first body metal pads; disposing a carbon nanotube on the first body metal pads and the first oxide layer such that ends of the carbon nanotube contact each of the first body metal layers; depositing a metal to form second body metal pads on the first body metal pads at the ends of the carbon nanotube; and etching to release the carbon nanotube, first body metal pads, and second body metal pads from the substrate, first oxide layer, and second oxide layer.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Solar cell module and manufacturing the same

A solar cell module capable of preventing the occurrence of a pid failure in a solar photovoltaic power generation system with a mw capacity, said system being used in a high-temperature high-humidity environment; and a method for manufacturing this solar cell module. A solar cell module which comprises a protection glass material and a sealing material on a light receiving surface side of a substrate, and which also comprises an oxide layer between the substrate and the protection glass material, said oxide layer containing a metal element and silicon.
Material Concept, Inc.

Heterogeneous integration of 3d si and iii-v vertical nanowire structures for mixed signal circuits fabrication

A method of forming si or ge-based and iii-v based vertically integrated nanowires on a single substrate and the resulting device are provided. Embodiments include forming first trenches in a si, ge, iii-v, or sixge1-x substrate; forming a conformal sin, sioxcynz layer over side and bottom surfaces of the first trenches; filling the first trenches with siox; forming a first mask over portions of the si, ge, iii-v, or sixge1-x substrate; removing exposed portions of the si, ge, iii-v, or sixge1-x substrate, forming second trenches; forming iii-v, iii-vxmy, or si nanowires in the second trenches; removing the first mask and forming a second mask over the iii-v, iii-vxmy, or si nanowires and intervening first trenches; removing the siox layer, forming third trenches; and removing the second mask..
Globalfoundries Inc.

Methods circuits devices systems and associated computer executable code for video feed processing

Disclosed are methods, circuits, devices, systems and associated executable code for multi factor image feature registration and tracking, wherein utilized factors include both static and dynamic parameters within a video feed. Assessed factors may originate from a heterogeneous set of sensors including both video and audio sensors.
Getalert Ltd.

Systems and methods for area-of-interest detection using slide thumbnail images

The subject disclosure provides systems and methods for determination of area of interest (aoi) for different types of input slides. Slide thumbnails may be assigned into one of five different types, and separate algorithms for aoi detection executed depending on the slide type.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

Collaboration management system

Known computer peripheral devices are typically interchangeable and can be used with different computers systems and platforms. Most computer operating systems are able to automatically configure the coupled computer peripheral device for use with the computer operating system without the need for installation of a specific driver.
Razer (asia-pacific) Pte. Ltd.

Analogs of proxisome proliferator activated receptor (ppar) agonists and methods of using the same

Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (ppar) compounds, and methods of using the same for treating bone fractures, treating osteoporosis and/or metabolic bone diseases, and inducing osteogenesis and/or chondrogenesis, are disclosed.. .
The University Of Toledo

Differential filtering of genetic data

Computer software products, methods, and systems are described which provide functionality to a user conducting experiments designed to detect and/or identify genetic sequences and other characteristics of a genetic sample, such as, for instance, gene copy number and aberrations thereof. The presently described software allows the user to interact with a graphical user interface which depicts the genetic information obtained from the experiment.
Affymetrix, Inc.

Systems and methods for obfuscating a circuit design

Systems and methods for obfuscating a circuit design are described. One of the methods includes receiving the circuit design from a user computing device.
Efabless Corporation

Distributed data set encryption and decryption

An apparatus includes a processor component of a first node device caused to receive data block encryption data and an indication of size of an encrypted data block distributed to the first node device for decryption, and in response to the data set being of encrypted data: receive an indication of the quantity of sub-blocks within the encrypted data block, and a hashed identifier for each data sub-block; use the data block encryption data to decrypt the encrypted data block to regenerate data set portions from the data sub-blocks; analyze the hashed identifier of each data sub-block to determine whether all data set portions are distributed to the first node device for processing; and in response to a determination that at least one data set portion is to be distributed to a second node device for processing, transmit the at least one data set portion to the second node device.. .
Sas Institute Inc.

Annotation assisting apparatus and computer program therefor

Annotation data generation assisting system includes: an input/output device receiving an input through an interactive process; morphological analysis system and dependency parsing system performing morphological and dependency parsing on text data in text archive; first to fourth candidate generating units detecting a zero anaphor or a referring expression in the dependency relation of a predicate in a sequence of morphemes, identifying a position as an object of annotation and estimating candidates of expressions to be inserted by using language knowledge; a candidate db storing estimated candidates; and an interactive annotation device reading candidates of annotation from candidate db and annotate a candidate selected by an interactive process by input/output device.. .
National Institute Of Information And Communications Technology

Apparatus for hardware implementation of heterogeneous decompression processing

A processor includes a memory hierarchy, buffer, and a decompressor. The decompressor includes circuitry to read elements to be decompressed according to a compression scheme, parse the elements to identify literals and matches, and, with the literals and matches, generate an intermediate token stream formatted for software-based copying of the literals and matches to produce decompressed data.
Intel Corporation

Method and shared virtual memory to manage data coherency in a heterogeneous processing system

One embodiment provides for a heterogeneous computing device comprising a first processor coupled with a second processor, wherein one or more of the first or second processor includes graphics processing logic; wherein each of the first processor and the second processor includes first logic to perform virtual to physical memory address translation; and wherein the first logic includes cache coherency state for a block of memory associated with a virtual memory address.. .
Intel Corporation

Regenerating an interactive page based on current user interaction

In various embodiments, an optimization engine regenerates items included in an interactive page while the user is interacting with the interactive page. In operation, an optimization engine displays a portion of the interactive page during a viewing session.
Netflix, Inc.

Sulfonic acid derivative, photoacid generator using same, resist composition, and device manufacturing method

Where: r1 represents a monovalent organic group having carbon number of 1 to 200, having at least one hydroxyl group and optionally having a substituent other than the hydroxyl group; and m+ represents a counter cation.. .

Conformable therapeutic shield for vision and pain

A conformable covering comprises an outer portion with rigidity to resist movement on the cornea and an inner portion to contact the cornea and provide an environment for epithelial regeneration. The inner portion of the covering can be configured in many ways so as to conform at least partially to an ablated stromal surface so as to correct vision.
Nexisvision, Inc.

Otdoa (observed time difference of arrival) positioning enhancement by using heterogeneous reference signals

Techniques for observed time difference of arrival (otdoa) positioning based on heterogeneous reference signals (rss) are discussed. One example apparatus configured to be employed within a user equipment (ue) comprises receiver circuitry, a processor, and transmitter circuitry.
Intel Ip Corporation

Methods for identifying, diagnosing, and predicting survival of lymphomas

gene expression data provides a basis for more accurate identification and diagnosis of lymphoproliferative disorders. In addition, gene expression data can be used to develop more accurate predictors of survival.
Queen Mary And Westfield College, University Of London

Methods of selecting and isolating cancer stem cells

Provided herein are methods for selecting/identifying and/or isolating cancer stem cells from a biological sample or a cell culture sample using a fluorescent glucose analog. Also provided herein are methods for selecting/identifying and/or isolating leukemia stem cells and subpopulations thereof.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Vertical axis wind turbine system with one or more independent electric power generation units

A vertical axis wind turbine system having a vertical mast with one or more turbine units supported thereon. The turbine units are of modular construction for assembly around the foot of the mast; are vertically moveable along the height of the mast by a winch system; and are selectively interlocking with the mast to fix the turbine units in parked positions.
Vert Nova, Llc

Wind turbine rotor blade with vortex generators

A rotor blade of a wind turbine including at least one vortex generator is provided. The vortex generator is attached to the surface of the rotor blade and is located at least partially within the boundary layer of the airflow flowing across the rotor blade.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Integrated load bank and exhaust heater system with load shed capability for a diesel genset exhaust aftertreatment system

An integrated load bank and exhaust heater for a diesel genset exhaust aftertreatment system of the type having a diesel particulate filter (dpf) and a selective catalytic reduction (scr) section. The load bank/heater can function as a load bank when testing the genset, as a heat source to optimize scr efficiency, as to thermally regenerate the dpf filter..
Cummins Cal Pacific, Llc

Vehicle and control vehicle

An electronic control unit stores a vehicle load at the time when the vehicle is switched into an ignition off state, stops operation of an electric oil pump when the vehicle load is small, and operates the electric oil pump when the vehicle load is large. Thus, a decrease in service life due to an increase in the number of times of the start of the electric oil pump is suppressed, and, when it is estimated that the vehicle load is large, the response of the start of a vehicle, which makes a driver experience a feeling of strangeness, is improved by starting the electric oil pump together with switching the vehicle into an ignition on state..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Nitride semiconductor template, manufacturing method thereof, and epitaxial wafer

A nitride semiconductor template includes a heterogeneous substrate, a first nitride semiconductor layer that is formed on one surface of the heterogeneous substrate, includes a nitride semiconductor and has an in-plane thickness variation of not more than 4.0%, and a second nitride semiconductor layer that is formed on an annular region including an outer periphery of an other surface of the heterogeneous substrate, includes the nitride semiconductor and has a thickness of not less than 1 μm.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Gene expression-based biomarker for the detection and monitoring of bronchial premalignant lesions

Disclosed herein are assays and methods for the identification of premalignant lesions, as well as methods of determining the likelihood that such premalignant lesions will progress to lung cancer. Also disclosed are methods and assays that are useful for monitoring the progression of premalignant lesions to lung cancer.
Trustees Of Boston University

Cutoff point delta ct genetic pcr testing in human cancer

The present invention is related to an improved method for her2 gene test by using quantitative real-time pcr (polymerase chain reaction) technique. Our invention streamlines test process, and incorporates quality control for each major step, including sample, reagent, operation, and data report.
Genetics Development Corporation

Biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease

The present invention provides a method of assessing whether an individual is at high risk or low risk of inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) progression by determining the expression level of two or more genes in a whole blood sample. Also provided are methods for treating ibd in an individual who is determined to be at high risk or low risk for ibd progression, and kits for assessing whether an individual is at high risk or low risk for ibd progression.
Cambridge Enterprise Limited

Biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease

The present invention provides a method of assessing whether an individual is at high risk or low risk of inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) progression by determining the expression level of two or more genes in a whole blood sample. Also provided are methods for treating ibd in an individual who is determined to be at high risk or low risk for ibd progression, and kits for assessing whether an individual is at high risk or low risk for ibd progression.
Cambridge Enterprise Limited

Editing profiling of pde8a pre -mrna: use as specific biomarker of adars activities in human tissues to diagnose and to predict and assess therapeutic efficacy and/or efficiency or potential drug side effects

The present invention relates to the use of the editing profile of pde8a pre-mrna as a specific bio marker of adars activities in evolved primate, particularly in human tissues. The present invention also relates to an in vitro method for predicting in human an alteration of the mechanism of the adars catalysed pre-mrna editing of target genes, by analysing the pde8a pre-mrna editing profile in a peripheral tissue sample containing cells expressing said pde8a pre-mrna, such as blood sample.
Alcediag

Methods for characterizing and treating cognitive impairment in aging and disease

This invention provides methods for identifying genes associated with cognitive impairment and for identifying compounds useful in the treatment of cognitive impairment. The methods can in particular be used to identify genes associated with, and compounds useful in treating, cognitive impairment in aging..
The Johns Hopkins University

Methods and devices for analyzing particles

Methods, devices and systems for analyzing precious samples of cells, including single cells are provided. The methods, devices, and systems in various embodiments of the invention are used to assess genomic heterogeneity, which has been recognized as a central feature of many cancers and plays a critical role in disease initiation, progression, and response to treatment.
The University Of British Columbia

Inactivatable target capture oligomers for use in the selective hybridization and capture of target nucleic acid sequences

The present invention provides compositions, kits and methods for the selective hybridization and capture of a specific target nucleic acid. The specific target nucleic acid may be present in a heterogeneous mixture of nucleic acids.
Gen-probe Incorporated

Co-detection and association of multiple genes from the same genome in a sample

The present invention is concerned with pcr-based detection methods and kits for the identification, differentiation, and quantification of different bacterial strains (e.g., gram-negative bacterial strains), and also association of two or more pcr-positive genes to a single genome. The methods generally comprise carrying out pcr reactions using at least a first pcr primer set and/or probe for at least one target nucleic acid; and a second pcr primer set and/or probe for at least a second target nucleic acid.
Kansas State University Research Foundation

Organism identification panel

Methods and containers are provided for identifying a species, illustratively a bacterial species. Illustrative methods comprise amplifying various genes in the nucleic acid from the bacterial species in a single reaction mixture using pairs of outer first-stage primers designed to hybridize to generally conserved regions of the respective genes to generate a plurality of first-stage amplicons, dividing the reaction mixture into a plurality of second-stage reactions, each using a unique pair of second-stage primers, each pair of second-stage primers specific for a target bacterial species or subset of bacterial species, detecting which of the second-stage reactions amplified, and identifying the bacterial species based on second-stage amplification.
University Of Utah Research Foundation

Method of continuously producing glutathione using photosynthetic membrane vesicles

The present invention relates to a method of producing glutathione, wherein photosynthetic membrane vesicles and enzymes catalyzing glutathione synthesis are combined and glutamate, cysteine and glycine are used as reaction substrates. As enzymes catalyzing glutathione synthesis, γ-glutamylcysteine synthetase and glutathione synthetase may be used together, or bifunctional glutathione synthetase may be used alone.
Sogang University Research Foundation

Genetically modified microorganisms having improved tolerance towards l-serine

The present invention generally relates to the microbiological industry, and specifically to the production of l-serine or l-serine derivatives using genetically modified bacteria. The present invention provides genetically modified microorganisms, such as bacteria, wherein the expression of genes encoding for enzymes involved in the degradation of l-serine is attenuated, such as by inactivation, which makes them particularly suitable for the production of l-serine at higher yield.
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Novel dna-binding proteins and uses thereof

Disclosed herein are polypeptides, polynucleotides encoding, cells and organisms comprising novel dna-binding domains, including tale dna-binding domains. Also disclosed are methods of using these novel dna-binding domains for modulation of gene expression and/or genomic editing of endogenous cellular sequences..
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc.

Systemic delivery and regulated expression of paracrine genes for cardiovascular diseases and other conditions

In alternative embodiments, the invention provides methods for treating, ameliorating or protecting (preventing) an individual or a patient against a disease, an infection or a condition responsive to an increased paracrine polypeptide level in vivo comprising: providing a paracrine polypeptide-encoding nucleic acid or gene operatively linked to a transcriptional regulatory sequence; or an expression vehicle, a vector, a recombinant virus, or equivalent, having contained therein a paracrine-encoding nucleic acid or gene, and the expression vehicle, vector, recombinant virus, or equivalent can express the paracrine-encoding nucleic acid or gene in a cell or in vivo; and administering or delivering the paracrine polypeptide-encoding nucleic acid or gene operatively linked to a transcriptional regulatory sequence, or the expression vehicle, vector, recombinant virus, or equivalent, to an individual or a patient in need thereof, thereby treating, ameliorating or protecting (preventing) the individual or patient against the disease, infection or condition responsive to an increased paracrine polypeptide level.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California

Regulation of gene expression by aptamer-mediated modulation of alternative splicing

The invention provides a platform and methods of using the platform for the regulation of the expression of a target gene using exposure to an aptamer ligand (for example, a small molecule). The platform features a polynucleotide gene regulation cassette that is placed in the target gene and includes a synthetic riboswitch positioned in the context of a 5′ intron-alternative exon-3′ intron.
Meiragtx Uk Ii Limited

New rice high temperature resistance gene and use in crop breeding resistance to high temperature thereof

The present invention provides a new plant gene-rice high temperature resistance 1 gene (rice high temperature resistance 1, htr1) and encoded protein thereof. Also disclosed is the use of the high temperature resistance gene, especially for the enhancement of high-temperature resistance of plants in plant variety improvement and cross breeding..
Shanghai Institutes For Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Enzymes and methods for producing omega-3 fatty acids

The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Grains Research And Development Corporation

Plants having altered expression and activity of yield-related proteins

Transgenic plants that have enhanced yield-related traits, such as increased seed oil production, are produced by genetically engineering the plants to down-regulate the expression of at least one bpm protein. Such transgenic plants can, for example, be cultivated and yield higher seed oil production than control plants which have not been genetically engineered for down regulation of a bpm protein..
Washington State University

Method for gene transfer into plant belonging to genus sorghum using agrobacterium, and production of transgenic plant of plant belonging to genus sorghum

The problem to be solved by this invention is to provide a method of gene introduction for a genus sorghum plant and a method for producing a transformed genus sorghum plant with a higher efficiency than the conventionally known agrobacterium method. This invention provides a gene introduction method of a genus sorghum plant characterized by using a medium with an increased concentration of a nitrogen source and/or an increased concentration of inorganic ions selected from magnesium ion, potassium ion, calcium ion and sodium ion, in a step of preparing a plant tissue material of a genus sorghum plant, a step of inoculation with agrobacterium and/or a co-cultivation step.
Japan Tobacco Inc.

Oxygen-responsive bacterial gene switch

The invention provided herein relates to sequence determinants that elicit certain levels of gene expression and methods for obtaining engineered ligand-responsive gene switches comprising these sequence determinants. More particularly, the invention provided herein relates to molecular building blocks (i.e., discrete nucleotide sequences), synthetic ligand-responsive gene switches comprising an assembly of these molecular building blocks, and methods of using synthetic ligand-responsive gene switches as customizable and controllable expression systems and sensors..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Delivery, use and therapeutic applications of the crispr-cas systems and compositions for modeling competition fo multiple cancer mutations in vivo

The invention involves inducing 3-50 or more mutations (e.g., any whole number between 3 and 50 of mutations, with it noted that in some embodiments there can be up to 16 different rna(s), e.g., sgrnas each having its own a promoter, in a vector, such as aav, and that when each sgrna does not have its own promoter, there can be twice to thrice that amount of different rna(s), e.g., sgrnas, e.g., 32 or even 48 different guides delivered by one vector) in transgenic cas9 eukaryotes to model genetic disease, e.g. Cancer.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Targeted treatment of leber congenital amourosis

Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for inactivating mutant genes associated with lca, using engineered nucleases comprising a dna binding domain and a cleavage domain or cleavage half-domain in conditions promoting the cleavage of the mutant genes. Polynucleotides encoding nucleases, vectors comprising polynucleotides encoding nucleases, and cells comprising polynucleotides encoding nucleases and/or cells comprising nucleases are also provided..
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc.

Cells genetically modified to comprise pancreatic islet glucokinase and uses thereof

The present invention relates generally to a population of cells genetically modified to produce insulin in a glucose responsive manner and uses thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to a population of cells genetically modified to produce insulin in response to physiologically relevant levels of glucose and uses thereof.
University Of Technology, Sydney

Methods and biomarkers for detection and treatment of langerhans cell histiocytosis

The present invention relates to methods and biomarkers for detection and characterization of langerhans cell histiocytosis in biological samples (e.g., tissue samples, blood samples, plasma samples, cell samples, serum samples). In particular, the present invention provides compositions and methods for diagnosing a patient as having a langerhans cell histiocytosis by identifying mutations in the map2k1 gene or gene products..
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

A direct conversion human fibroblasts into neural stem cells using small molecules

The present invention relates to a method of converting human fibroblasts into neural stem cells, and more particularly, to a method of directly converting human fibroblasts into neural stem cells using only a combination of small-molecule compounds without any introduction of a foreign gene, and to the use of the neural stem cells. The method of directly converting human fibroblasts into neural stem cells using only small-molecule compounds without any introduction of a foreign gene makes it possible to obtain genetically stable neural stem cells in an amount sufficient for use in cell therapy by deriving them from human fibroblasts.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Vulcanized polymer blends

A heterogeneous vulcanized polymer blend comprising a continuous phase comprising a thermoplastic polypropylene having a crystallinity of at least 30% and a dispersed phase comprising particles of an elastomeric copolymer dispersed in the continuous phase and having an average particle size of less than 5 micron. The elastomeric copolymer has a crystallinity of less than 20% and is at least partially cross-linked such that no more than about 80 wt % of the elastomeric copolymer is extractable in cyclohexane at 23° c..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Modulating adipose tissue and adipogenesis

The invention relates to the field of obesity and related metabolic diseases. More specifically, the invention relates to methods of reducing aggrecanase activity or antigen in mammals in order to enhance brown adipose tissue (bat) development, to promote conversion of white adipose tissue (wat) into bat in vivo, and to limit triglyceride accumulation and steatosis in the liver.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Ku Leuven Research & Development

Patient-specific immunotherapy for treating heterogeneous tumors

In the field of therapy, specifically patient-specific immune therapy for cancer, improved therapeutic modalities are provided for. The identity and dosage of the administered anti-tumor antibodies is determined and dynamically adjusted to the individual patient's condition, disease and/or treatment progression, thus providing anti-cancer treatment which may be particularly advantageous for the treatment of heterogeneous tumors..
Suri Technologies Ltd.

Method and compositions for cellular immunotherapy

The present invention provides nucleic acids, vectors, host cells, methods and compositions to confer and/or augment immune responses mediated by cellular immunotherapy, such as by adoptively transferring cd8+ central memory t cells or combinations of central memory t cells with cd4+ t cells that are genetically modified to express a chimeric receptor. In some alternatives the genetically modified host cell comprises a nucleic acid comprising a polynucleotide coding for a ligand binding domain, a poly nucleotide comprising a customized spacer region, a polynucleotide comprising a transmembrane domain, and a polynucleotide comprising an intracellular signaling domain.
Seattle Children's Hospital (dba Seattle Children's Research Institute)

Platelet targeted treatment

The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for targeting expression of exogenous genes to platelets. In particular, the present disclosure relates to treatment of hemophilia and other diseases and conditions by targeting expression of exogenous agents (e.g., clotting factors) to platelets..
Platelet Targeted Therapeutics, Llc

Mutant chicken interleukin-1beta protein as chicken interleukin-1beta antagonist and uses thereof

The present invention provides a mutant chicken interleukin-1β protein as a chicken interleukin-1β antagonist, which has a substituted peptide at position 117 and/or 118 of wild-type chicken interleukin-1β peptides. The mutant chicken interleukin-1β protein is created by using point mutation in a method genetic engineering; it can significantly inhibit proliferation of avian virus, such as avian influenza virus, avian reovirus and marek's disease virus, and avian inflammation response.
National Tsing Hua University

Compositions and methods of using islet neogenesis peptides and analogs thereof

The invention provides peptides and analogs of ingap and hip peptides. The peptides and analogs can be used in methods for treating various diseases and conditions.
Shenzhen Hightide Biopharmaceutical, Ltd.

Modulation of antigen immunogenicity by deleting epitopes recognized by nkt cells

The invention describes a method and compounds for the prevention of immune responses towards allofactors, towards viral vectors used for gene therapy and gene vaccination, towards proteins to which subjects are naturally exposed, towards genetically-modified organisms and towards undesirable effects related to vaccine administration for allergic or infectious diseases.. .
Imnate Sarl

Heterocyclic compounds as pi3k-y inhibitors

Or pharmaceutically acceptable salts or stereoisomers thereof, which are inhibitors of pi3k-γ which are useful for the treatment of disorders such as autoimmune diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.. .

Resorcinol derivative as hsp90 inhibitor

The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula (i) of a resorcinol derivative as an hsp90 inhibitor or pharmaceutically accepted salts thereof. The compound in the present invention has the activity of inhibiting heat shock protein hsp90.
Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd.

Inhibitors of trka kinase

The present invention is directed to the compounds of formula i which are inhibitors of tropomyosin-related kinase a (trka): formula (i) or steroisomers, tautomers or a pharmaceutically acceptable salts, metabolites, isotopes, solvates or prodrugs thereof, wherein, ra, rb, rc, rd, r1, r2, l and het-ar are as defined herein. These compounds can be used for the preventive and/or therapeutic treatment of diseases or disorders associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (ngf) receptor trka such as pain, inflammation or an inflammatory diseases, cancer, atherosclerosis, restenosis, thrombosis, neurodegenerative diseases, erectile dysfunction (ed), skin disorders, autoimmune disease like multiple sclerosis, sjögren's syndrome, endometriosis, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, prostatitis, infectious diseases, diseases related to an imbalance of the regulation of bone remodeling, endometriosis, pelvic pain syndrome and diseases resulting from abnormal tissue remodelling and fibrotic disorders; or a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination..
Gvk Biosciences Private Limited

Multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitors derivatives and methods of use

The present invention is directed to multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitor compounds. The present invention is further directed to compositions comprising those compounds.
Ontogenesis, Llc

Device and the desalination of water by means of thermal deionisation and liquid-phase ion extraction liquid

Disclosed is a method for treating water, including the extraction of at least two ionic species, the ionic species including an anionic species and a cationic species and being present in the water to be treated, the method especially including a step of mixing a liquid hydrophobic organic phase and the water to be treated, the water to be treated being in the liquid state, in order to subsequently obtain liquid treated water and a hydrophobic liquid organic phase loaded with the ionic species, and a step of thermal regeneration of the organic phase loaded with chemical species. Also disclosed are compounds and compositions that can be used in the method..
Adionics

Method and composition for reducing nitrates, nitrites, and/or hydroxylamine in water using a homogeneous reduced copper tetra-substituted fluorinated pinacolate ligand catalyst complex

A method for reducing nitrates, nitrites, and/or hydroxylamine in water using a homogeneous reduced copper tetra-substituted fluorinated pinacolate ligand catalyst complex. The method includes dissolving a copper(ii) tetra-substituted fluorinated pinacolate ligand pre-catalyst complex in water having an excess amount of nitrates, nitrites, and/or hydroxylamine therein.
Trustees Of Boston University

Hydrogen-enriched water generator and dispenser

A hydrogen-enriched water generator and dispenser includes a main casing, a hydrogen water generator supported in the main casing, and a water tank. The hydrogen water generator includes a magnetic field generator and an electrode arrangement supported in the main casing.

Inherently safe oxygen/hydrocarbon gas mixer

Provided herein is a gas mixer for the safe mixing of a hydrocarbon containing gas with a gaseous oxidant. The gas mixer and method for mixing described includes a closed mixing vessel where bubbles of gas injected at the bottom of the vessel are mixed during their rise to the top of the vessel, forming a homogeneous mixture that can safely be removed.
Nova Chemicals (international) S.a.

Power generation wheeled objects

A power generation system for wheeled objects comprises a generator mechanically coupled to one or more of the object's wheels to convert wheel rotational energy into electrical energy. The power generation system may comprise an electrical storage device configured to store the electrical power produced by the generator.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Electric propulsion system for a vehicle

A vehicle provided with an electric propulsion system and a method for controlling the electric propulsion system are provided. The system includes a first electrical motor (em1) connected via first electrical connections (ec1) to an on-board energy storage system (ess1) and drivingly connected to wheels.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Determining insufficient suction force

Provided in one example is a printing system. The system includes a printing zone including a platen (50).
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Crushing device provided with an exhaust crushing heterogeneous chunks of material

The present invention relates to a crushing device comprising a jaw crusher provided with two jaws, at least one jaw of which moves reciprocally toward the other jaw and away from the other jaw in use, a supply device for supplying material to be crushed to the jaw crusher and a discharge device for discharging crushed material. The crushing device comprises a housing that encloses the jaw crusher, a ventilation device provided with air outlet openings that open into the crushing space, by means of which ventilation device air can be blown under pressure between the jaws of the jaw crusher device, and an exhaust device, which exhausts air mixed with fine material produced by the jaw crusher from the housing.
Oijense Bovendijk B.v.

Urea sulfate and sodium chloride blend for regeneration of cation exchange resins

Methods and systems for an integrated acid regeneration of ion exchange resins are disclosed for use in cleaning applications. Acid resins designed for use in a variety of cleaning application using a treated, softened, acidic water source are disclosed.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Method for preparing highly nitrogen-doped mesoporous carbon composites

Some embodiments are directed to a new methodology aimed at preparing highly n-doped mesoporous carbon macroscopic composites, and their use as highly efficient heterogeneous metal-free catalysts in a number of industrially relevant catalytic transformations.. .
Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche

Water dispenser system and method

Atmospheric water generators, systems and methods are presented involve user authentication, recording and tracking of water volumes dispensed by respective users over periods of various lengths, controlling component noise level and timing, and cleaning, heating and cooling the collected water more efficiently. The generators may be placed in network communication with other such generators to exchange water availability information therewith, or may communicate with a central server element by way of lan, internet, cell tower, peer-to-peer mesh or satellite.
Skywell, Llc

Scent delivery adaptor for cpap

Embodiments of an adaptor for delivering diffused aromatic agents to a user of a cpap machine is disclosed in this document. The adaptor may include a connector body, a diffuser pad disposed within the connector body, and at least one coupling mechanism on the connector body coupling the connector body within the air supply and positioning the diffuser pad within the airflow of a cpap machine.

Bone tissue engineering by ex vivo stem cells ongrowth into three-dimensional trabecular metal

Adult autologous stem cells cultured on a porous, three-dimensional tissue scaffold-implant for bone regeneration by the use of a hyaluronan and/or dexamethasone to accelerate bone healing alone or in combination with recombinant growth factors or transfected osteogenic genes. The scaffold-implant may be machined into a custom-shaped three-dimensional cell culture system for support of cell growth, reservoir for peptides, recombinant growth factors, cytokines and antineoplastic drugs in the presence of a hyaluronan and/or dexamethasone alone or in combination with growth factors or transfected osteogenic genes, to be assembled ex vivo in a tissue incubator for implantation into bone tissue..
Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc.

Spinal subpial gene delivery system

Delivery devices, systems, and methods related thereto may be used in humans for spinal delivery of cells, drugs or vectors. Thus, the system enables subpial delivery, which leads to a near complete spinal parenchymal aav9-mediated gene expression or aso distribution in both white and grey matter..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Optimised coding sequence and promoter

An optimized coding sequence of human blood clotting factor eight (viii) and a promoter may be used in vectors, such as raav, for introduction of factor viii, and/or other blood clotting factors and transgenes. Exemplary of these factors and transgenes arc alpha-1-antitrypsin, as well as those involved in the coagulation cascade, hepatocye biology, lysosomal storage, urea cycle disorders, and lipid storage diseases.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Dually derivatized chitosan nanoparticles and methods of making and using the same for gene transfer in vivo

Provided herein is chitosan dually derivatized with arginine and gluconic acid; and methods of making and using the same, e.g., for gene delivery in vivo.. .
Engene, Inc.

Adaptation of attenuated infectious bronchitis virus (ibv) to embryonic kidney cells and vaccine thereby produced

Disclosed are methods for preparing a vaccine against infection by infectious bronchitis virus (ibv). The methods typically include passing a heterogeneous attenuated population of ibv in chicken embryonic kidney cells, and optionally may include further passaging the heterogeneous attenuated population of ibv in embryonated chicken eggs (ece) in order to obtain passaged attenuated population of ibv.
Auburn University

Use of genetically engineered strain vnp20009-m in preventing and treating cancer metastasis

The present disclosure provides uses of genetically engineered attenuated salmonella typhimurium strain vnp20009-m in preventing and treating cancer metastasis. The genetically engineered strain vnp20009-m is targeted to cancer cells and has a significant effect of inhibiting metastasis and growth.
Nanjing Sinogen Biotech & Pharmaceutical Inc.

Compositions and methods of increasing longevity or treating cellular stress

The present invention includes methods and compositions for increasing longevity of a cell and increasing cellular resistance to stress. In certain embodiments, the invention includes a method to induce gene expression of a homolog of pachytene checkpoint 2 (pch-2) or bmk-1 gene.
Yale University

Methods of treating and preventing gout and lead nephropathy

Disclosed here is a novel use of a pharmaceutical composition comprising glutathione or its pharmaceutically acceptable salts or derivatives as active ingredient, in the forms of tablets, capsules, powder, spray and/or liquid, through oral administration, intervene injection, inhale and/or skin transmission, to treat and prevent gout and lead nephropathy. Embodiments of gout and lead nephropathy treatable by the pharmaceutical composition described herein include, without limitation, gout, kidney stones, tophi, hyperuricemia, blood lead, renal disease (lead nephropathy), complications thereof, as well as other conditions caused by lifestyle, genetics, medical conditions, and blood lead level.
Cantrust Lifescience Corp.

Pharmaceutical compositions comprising dextromethorphan and quinidine for the treatment of depression, anxiety, and neurodegenerative disorders

Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for treating depression, anxiety, and neurodegenerative diseases and cognitive disorders, such as dementia and alzheimer's disease, by administering same are provided. The compositions comprise dextromethorphan in combination with quinidine..
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Use of opioid antagonists

Embodiments of the invention provide methods of attenuating, e.g., inhibiting or reducing, cellular proliferation and migration, particularly endothelial cell proliferation and migration, including that associated with angiogenesis, as well as attenuating cancerous tumor growth and metastasis, using opioid antagonists, including, but not limited to, those that are peripherally restricted antagonists.. .
The University Of Chicago

Methods and compositions for reducing damage associated with oxidative phosphorylation

A composition for reducing damage associated with oxidative phosphorylation. The composition comprises an upregulating compound mixture configured to upregulate an endogenous antioxidant system, an exogenous antioxidant mixture configured to inhibit oxidation of biomolecules by reactive oxygen species, and a mineral mixture configured to provide one or more cofactors to a endogenous antioxidant enzyme.
Usana Health Sciences, Inc.

Preserved silk protein fragment compositions and articles manufactured therefrom

In some embodiments, a composition is disclosed that includes pure silk fibroin-based protein fragments that are substantially devoid of sericin, wherein the composition has an average weight average molecular weight ranging from about 17 kda to about 38 kda, wherein the composition has a polydispersity of between about 1.5 and about 3.0, wherein the composition is substantially homogeneous, wherein the composition between 0 ppm to about 500 ppm of inorganic residuals, and wherein the composition includes between 0 ppm to about 500 ppm of organic residuals. In some embodiments, a composition is disclosed that includes silk fibroin-based protein fragments and is suitable for use in consumer applications.
Silk Therapeutics, Inc.

Methods of treating retinal diseases

A method of treating a subject with dry-form age-related macular degeneration (amd) is disclosed. The method comprises administering into the subretina of the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising human rpe cells, wherein at least 95% of the cells thereof co-express premelanosome protein (pmel17) and cellular retinaldehyde binding protein (cralbp), wherein the trans-epithelial electrical resistance of the cells is greater than 100 ohms to the subject, thereby treating the subject..
Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd.

Fluid warming apparatus

The invention provides fluid warming apparatus comprising: a fan; a heater, the fan and the heater being configured to generate a heated fluid flow having a principle flow direction and an inhomogeneous temperature distribution in a distribution direction perpendicular to the said principle flow direction; and a plurality of temperature sensors offset from each other in the said distribution direction, wherein at least two of the temperature sensors are configured to measure temperatures of respective portions of the heated fluid flow having different temperatures.. .
The Surgical Company International B.v.

Density gradient biopolymeric matrix implants

A density gradient biopolymeric matrix implant is disclosed. The implant includes a first homogeneous matrix layer and a second homogeneous matrix layer having a density different from that of the first homogeneous matrix layer.
Collagen Matrix, Inc.

Personal monitoring for vision loss from macular degeneration

Described is a system that provides a vision test that may be implemented on various types of devices including a personal device such as a smartphone. The system may track potential vision abnormalities across an extended period of time by utilizing a comparison algorithm to compare results of vision tests to automatically determine whether the vision abnormality such as macular degeneration has progressed for a patient.
Amslerapp

Methods and compositions for supporting endogenous systems related to life span

A composition for supporting endogenous systems related to life span, inhibiting mtor, and reducing damage associated with oxidative phosphorylation. The composition comprises an upregulating compound mixture configured to upregulate an endogenous antioxidant system, an exogenous antioxidant mixture configured to inhibit oxidation of biomolecules by reactive oxygen species, and a mineral mixture configured to provide one or more cofactors to a endogenous antioxidant enzyme.
Usana Health Sciences, Inc.

Lettuce named vaquero

Novel lettuce, such as lettuce designated vaquero is disclosed. In some embodiments, the invention relates to the seeds of lettuce vaquero, to the plants and plant parts of lettuce vaquero, and to methods for producing a lettuce plant by crossing the lettuce vaquero with itself or another lettuce plant.
Shamrock Seed Company, Inc.

System and paging in a communications system

A method for paging a user equipment (ue) includes receiving a generic page indication for the ue, the generic page indication including a list of radio access networks (rans), selecting a subset of the list of rans, sending a ran-specific page indication for each ran in the subset of the list of rans, receiving a first ran-specific page response associated with the ue, and sending a generic page response corresponding to the first ran-specific page response.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Method and reselecting a cell in heterogeneous networks in a wireless communication system

The present disclosure provides a method for cell reselection in a wireless communication system in which various radio access technologies (rats) coexist with each other. In a wireless communication system in which heterogeneous networks coexist with each other, the method of cell reselection between heterogeneous networks for a user equipment may include: receiving a system information block (sib) containing cell reselection parameters from a corresponding base station; checking whether cell reselection parameters based on a cell selection quality value (squal) are configured in the received sib; and performing, when cell reselection parameter based on squal are not configured, cell reselection based on a cell selection receive level value (srxlev).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Volunteer domain change of existed service for supporting multiple services with service continuity

A method of performing volunteer domain-change to support multiple services with service continuity in a heterogeneous network is proposed. A user equipment (ue) establishes a first connection for transmitting and receiving voice or data in a first service domain in a heterogeneous network.
Mediatek Inc.

Idle mode operation in the heterogeneous network with conventional macro cell and mmw small cell

Apparatus and methods are provided to handle idle mode operation in the heterogeneous network with conventional macro cell and millimeter wave (mmw) small cells. In one novel aspect, the ue camps on both the macro cell and the mmw small cell.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and control methods thereof

An image capturing apparatus provided with an image capturing unit that captures a first image, a scene discrimination unit that discriminates a scene of an object a candidate generation unit that generates a shooting setting candidate, based on a result of the discrimination, an image generation unit that generates, based on the shooting setting candidate, an image reflecting an effect obtained by the shooting setting candidate, and a display device. The candidate generation unit performs at least one of a first operation for generating a plurality of shooting setting candidates in which a predetermined parameter is separated by greater than a threshold value and a second operation for generating at least one shooting setting candidate based on the result of the discrimination, and the display device preferentially displays the shooting setting candidates generated by the first operation..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Solid state switch relay

A solid state relay and a method for controlling a signal path between an ac-signal output and a load in a power amplifier assembly are disclosed. The relay comprises a first and a second mosfet having a common gate junction, a common source junction and wherein and wherein a drain terminal of a first mosfet and a drain terminal of a second mosfet form relay terminals.
Bang & Olufsen A/s

Switchgear cooling system comprising a heat pipe, fan and thermoelectric generation

A cooling system includes an evaporator associated with a heat source. A condenser is located at a higher elevation than the evaporator.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Process for the purification of ga-68 from eluate deriving from 68ge/68ga generators and chromatographic columns for use in said process

Chromatography columns for the purification of eluates from 68ge/68ga generators comprising silica as stationary phase and purification processes that use said columns are described.. .
Advanced Accelerator Applications International S.a.

Logical validation of devices against fraud

Disclosed herein is a method and system to determine whether a payment terminal has been tampered with based on a comparison of attestation data received from the payment terminal. If the determination yields that the request has been approved, the terminal generates an attestation ticket having one or more validity conditions, wherein the validity conditions include expiration time that indicates the time after which the attestation ticket becomes invalid.
Square, Inc.

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for sequence alignment

Systems, methods, and apparatuses are disclosed for reducing the computational time of assigning a species to an infection isolate. A method for dividing a search index into one or more sub-indices based on a phylogenetic tree of reference sequences is disclosed.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Variation-aware design analysis

A microprocessor evaluation system evaluates a microprocessor circuit by using analysis-specific custom corners that are derived specifically for the analysis of interest. Circuit parameters specific to the analysis of interest are applied to a proposed design to derive the custom corners, which will trigger violations more accurately than corners selected using traditional methods.
Oracle International Corporation

Regenerated container file storing

A regenerated container file is detected, and a file in the regenerated container file is determined that is different from any file in an existing container file related to the regenerated container file. To store the regenerated container file, the different file is sent to the data storage for storing..
Longsand Limited

Fact machine for user generated content

A fact machine receives a comment string from a webpage and segments the comments into sub-conversations. The fact machine also identifies entities within comments or draft comments as well as a sentiment and/or attributes associated with the entity.
Yahoo Holdings, Inc.

Systems and methods for tracking controlled items

According to the present disclosure, a method for tracking a controlled item can include transforming a genetic code with a cryptographic hash function into a core code. The core code can be associated with a label code and a weight.

State-specific external functionality for software developers

A system includes a user interface presented to a developer. The developer selects a first function to supplement functionality of a first application with external functionality available from third party applications.
Quixey, Inc.

Injecting cpu time jitter to improve entropy quality for random number generator

Aspects of present disclosure relate to random number generator, a method and a computer program product of improving entropy quality of the random number generator. The method may include: receiving, at an input/output interface module of the random number generator, a request to generate a random number having a predetermined number of random bits, and starting a random bit generating loop to generate each of the random bits of the random number to be generated.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for performing multiple enrollments of a physically uncloneable function

A data processing system having a puf and method for providing multiple enrollments, or instantiations, of the puf are provided. A puf segment includes a plurality of sram cells on an integrated circuit.
Nxp B.v.

Robot fleet dispatch request system

Robot dispatch request systems can be used to control one or more robotic fleets. A robot dispatch request system can provide a user interface through which a user can send a service request to utilize at least one robot-usage-as-a-service (raas).
Innovation Matrix, Inc.

Machining status display apparatus

A machining status display apparatus includes a display device having a display screen, a stability lobe picture creator creating, based on specifications of a tool to be used, display picture data for displaying a stability lobe as a correlation diagram between a spindle rotation speed and a limit depth of cut of the tool above which regenerative chatter occurs, a first machining information picture creator creating display picture data for displaying machining related information other than regenerative chatter corresponding to set machining conditions, and a display controller displaying the stability lobe and the machining related information with the stability lobe and the machining related information superimposed one on another on the display screen of the display device based on the display picture data created by the stability lobe picture creator and the display picture data created by the first machining information picture creator.. .
Dmg Mori Co., Ltd.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus is provided for generating data used to form on a recording medium an uneven layer on which a plurality of unit areas each having a projection are arranged, including: a first obtaining unit that obtains first brightness information regarding a brightness of a predetermined area of an object observed in a first viewing direction and a brightness of the predetermined area of the object observed in a second viewing direction having an elevation angle different from that of the first viewing direction; and a first generation unit that generates first recording amount data that indicates a recording amount of recording material used to form the uneven layer on the recording medium, the uneven layer being formed such that at least one of a width of each of the unit areas and a height of the projection changes, on a basis of the first brightness information.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

At least one embodiment of an image processing apparatus is provided for generating data used to form on a recording medium an uneven layer having a plurality of projections, including: a first obtaining unit that obtains first brightness information regarding a brightness of a predetermined area of an object observed in a first viewing direction and regarding a brightness of the predetermined area of the object observed in a second viewing direction, the second viewing direction having an azimuth angle different from an azimuth angle of the first viewing direction; and a first generation unit that generates first recording amount data that indicates a recording amount of recording material used to form the uneven layer on the recording medium, the uneven layer having the projections each having a base in a shape that changes, on a basis of the first brightness information.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Wearable electro-optical device using electrochromic layer

Flexible plastic screen for glasses, sunglasses or helmet faceshields with controlled light transmission based on applied electrical voltage. The screen consists of two transparent flexible conductive polymer electrodes disposed and an electrochromic layer disposed between them.
Iglass Technology Llc

Bcr-abl variants

A splice variant of bcr-abl mrna that produces bcr-abl protein with a truncated c-terminus and its role in resistance to treatment with kinase inhibitors is disclosed. Vectors for expressing the truncated gene product are provided as well as recombinant cells that express the truncated gene product from a cdna construct.
Quest Diagnostics Investments Incorporated

Method and gonioradiometer for the direction-dependent measurement of at least one lighting or radiometric characteristic variable of an optical radiation source

The invention relates to a gonioradiometer for the direction-dependent measurement of at least one lighting or radiometric characteristic variable of an optical radiation source (2), having: an apparatus for moving a radiation source (2) during a measurement operation about a first axis (31) and about a second axis (32) that is perpendicular to the first axis (31); a measuring wall (5) exhibiting homogeneous reflection, on which the light from the radiation source (2) is reflected; and a locationally fixed and immovably arranged camera (7) having an optical unit (8) and a two-dimensional sensor chip (100). The camera (7) is arranged such that it captures light reflected on the measuring wall (5), wherein the reflected light is imaged by the optical unit (8) of the camera (8) onto the sensor chip (100) of the camera (7), and wherein the sensor chip (100) records measurement values as the radiation source (2) is rotated during a measurement operation, which measurement values indicate the lighting or radiometric characteristic variable substantially on a spherical surface about the radiation centroid of the radiation source (2).
Lmt Lichtmesstechnik Gmbh Berlin

Compressed gas engine

An engine has spherical pressure vessels attached to a continuous vertical conveyor. Each spherical pressure vessel has an operating pressure sufficient to hold gas at a pre-defined pressure.

Molecular marker linked to fusarium wilt resistance gene in tomato, obtaining the same and use thereof

The present disclosure provides a molecular marker linked to fusarium wilt resistance gene in tomato, and a method for obtaining the molecular marker linked to fusarium wilt resistance gene in tomato. The molecular marker according to the present disclosure has a high specificity, and can be used to identify the resistance to fusarium oxysporum f.
Ningxia Taijin Seed Co. Ltd.

Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with bull fertility

Single nucleotide polymorphic sites of the bovine map1b, ppp1r11, and ddx4 genes are associated with improved bull fertility as measured by e.g. Sire conception rates.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Genetic markers predictive of response to glatiramer acetate

(iii) administering the pharmaceutical composition comprising glatiramer acetate and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier to the subject only if the subject is identified as a predicted responder to glatiramer acetate.. .

Barcoding sequences for identification of gene expression

gene expression can be identified by analyzing a dna sequence. The dna sequence can include a barcode sequence that corresponds to a particular gene.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Production of mevalonate, isoprene, and isoprenoids using genes encoding polypeptides having thiolase, hmg-coa synthase and hmg-coa reductase enzymatic activities

The invention features compositions and methods for the increased production of mevalonate, isoprene, isoprenoid precursor molecules, and/or isoprenoids in microorganisms via the heterologous expression of the mvae and mvas genes from the organisms listeria grayi dsm 20601, enterococcus faecium, enterococcus gallinarum eg2, and enterococcus casseliflavus.. .
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Methods and compositions for targeted gene transfer

The present invention provides aav capsid proteins comprising a modification in the amino acid sequence and virus capsids and virus vectors comprising the modified aav capsid protein. The invention also provides methods of administering the virus vectors and virus capsids of the invention to a cell or to a subject in vivo..
The University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

Cell for use in immunotherapy which contains modified nucleic acid construct encoding wilms tumor gene product or fragment thereof, producing said cell, and said nucleic acid construct

A cell of the present invention contains a nucleic acid construct encoding a wt1 gene product or a fragment of the wt1 gene product. The nucleic acid construct contains (i) a region encoding a desired fragment of the wt1 gene product and (ii) only aug as a functional start codon.
Riken

Vectors conditionally expressing therapeutic proteins, host cells comprising the vectors, and uses thereof

This invention relates to the field of therapeutics. Most specifically, the invention provides methods of generating conditionally expressing vectors for one or more immuunomodulators under the control of a gene expression modulation system in the presence of activating ligand and uses for therapeutic purposes in animals.
Intrexon Corporation

Compositions and methods thereof for down-regulation of genes following oral delivery of an rnai molecule bioencapsulated within plant cells

Compositions and methods for down-regulating genes through oral administration of rnai molecule encapsulated in plant cells are provided.. .
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Recombinant dna constructs and methods for controlling gene expression

The present invention provides molecular constructs and methods for use thereof, including constructs including heterologous mirna recognition sites, constructs for gene suppression including a gene suppression element embedded within an intron flanked on one or on both sides by non-protein-coding sequence, constructs containing engineered mirna or mirna precursors, and constructs for suppression of production of mature microrna in a cell. Also provided are transgenic plant cells, plants, and seeds containing such constructs, and methods for their use.
Monsanto Technology Llc

Modified gene silencing

This invention relates to methods of controlling gene expression or gene suppression in eukaryotic cells. One aspect of this invention includes modifying the degree of silencing of a target gene by use of a modified suppression element.
Monsanto Technology Llc

Antisense oligonucleotides for modulating htra1 expression

The present invention relates to antisense oligonucleotides (oligomers) that are complementary to htra1, leading to modulation of the expression of htra1. Modulation of htra1 expression is beneficial for a range of medical disorders, such as macular degeneration, e.g.
F. Hoffmann-la Roche Ag

Sequence specific and organism specific antimicrobials and related materials and methods

Described herein are rna-based antisense therapeutics to target antibiotic resistant bacteria. The antisense therapeutics disclosed herein can be useful in re-sensitizing drug-resistant bacteria to antibiotics, as well as developing antibiotics that have bactericidal or bacteriostatic effects on the drug-resistant bacteria or are capable of preventing emergence of antibiotic resistance.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Compositions and methods for controlling leptinotarsa

Disclosed herein are methods of controlling insect pests, in particular leptinotarsa spp. Which infest crop plants, and methods of providing plants resistant to such pests.
Monsanto Technology Llc

Plant regulatory elements and uses thereof

The invention provides dna molecules and constructs, and their nucleotide sequences, useful for modulating gene expression in plants, and for specifying intracellular or extracellular localization of a gene product of interest. Transgenic plants, plant cells, plant parts, and seeds, comprising the dna molecules operably linked to heterologous transcribable polynucleotides are also provided..
Monsanto Technology Llc

Use of adenovirus and nucleic acids coding therefor

This invention relates to the use of an adenovirus to treat cancer, for example. The adenovirus may be replication deficient in cells that lack y box binding protein.

Method for activating and expanding nkt-like cells in vitro

The invention relates to a method for activating and expanding nkt-like cells in vitro. The method according to the present invention utilizes nucleated somatic cells derived from allogeneic or heterologous subjects to activate and proliferate nkt-like cells of a subject in vitro, and can increase the overall number of the nkt-like cells, the expression of activation markers and the number of killing effector molecules..
Beijing Zhongtai Hengji Biological Technology Co., Ltd.

B cells for in vivo delivery of therapeutic agents

The present disclosure relates to genetically modified b cells, including memory cells, differentiated to plasmablasts or plasma cells useful for long tem in vivo expression of a transgene, such as a specific antibody or other protein therapeutic. Also disclosed are methods of producing the cells and methods of treatment..
Immusoft Corporation

Methods and compositions for high-efficiency production of biofuel and/or biomass

Methods and composition related to genetically modified cells for producing intracellular biological products are provided. A method can include genetically engineering of cells to express a thermostable protease.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Enzymes and methods for producing omega-3 fatty acids

The present invention relates generally to the field of recombinant fatty acid synthesis, particularly in transgenic plants. The application describes genes involved in fatty acid synthesis and provides methods and vectors for the manipulation of fatty acid composition of plant oils.
Grains Research And Development Corporation

Graphitic nanocomposites in solid state matrices and methods for making same

A composition and method for fabricating graphitic nanocomposites in solid state matrices is presented. The process for fabricating graphitic nanocomposites in solid state matrices may include selecting one or a mixture of specific graphitic nanomaterials.
University Of Houston System

Fas and drs are novel molecular targets of senescent cells

The present invention relates to modulators of fas and drs and their method of use in the treatment and prevention of diseases and pathologies related to accumulation of senescent cells during aging, such as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), osteoarthritis, atherosclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, and many others. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds as well as various uses thereof..
Bioventures, Llc

Inflammatory disease diagnosis and methods of treatment using lipopolysaccharide-responsive beige-like anchor

Anti-cytokine therapy has revolutionized immunological disease treatment, but is not always effective and subject to treatment resistance as the cytokine cascade is highly redundant and multiple cytokines are involved in inflammation. Targeting a critical common regulator of inflammatory effectors is desirable.
University Of South Florida

Method for selecting a single cell expressing a heterogeneous combination of antibodies

The present invention provides combinations of specific binding proteins, such as immunoglobulins, that are designed to be true combinations, essentially all components of the combination being functional and compatible with each other. The invention further provides a method for producing a composition comprising at least two different proteinaceous molecules comprising paired variable regions, the at least two proteinaceous molecules having different binding specificities, comprising paired variable regions, at least two proteinaceous molecules having different binding specificities, comprising contacting at least three different variable regions under conditions allowing for pairing of variable regions and harvesting essentially all proteinaceous molecules having binding specificities resulting from the pairing..
Merus N.v.

Method for selecting a single cell expressing a heterogeneous combination of antibodies

The present invention provides combinations of specific binding proteins, such as immunoglobulins, that are designed to be true combinations, essentially all components of the combination being functional and compatible with each other. The invention further provides a method for producing a composition comprising at least two different proteinaceous molecules comprising paired variable regions, the at least two proteinaceous molecules having different binding specificities, comprising paired variable regions, at least two proteinaceous molecules having different binding specificities, comprising contacting at least three different variable regions under conditions allowing for pairing of variable regions and harvesting essentially all proteinaceous molecules having binding specificities resulting from the pairing..
Merus N.v.

Variants of group 5 allergens of the true grasses having reduced allergeneity due to mutagenesis of proline residues

The present invention relates to the preparation and use of recombinant variants of group 5 allergens of the poaceae (true grasses), which are characterised by reduced ige reactivity compared with known wild-type allergens and at the same time substantially retained reactivity with t-lymphocytes.. .
Merck Patent Gmbh

Cyclic dinucleotides useful for the treatment of inter alia cancer

Or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt and tautomers thereof, compositions, combinations and medicaments containing said compounds and processes for their preparation. The invention also relates to the use of said compounds, combinations, compositions and medicaments, in the treatment of diseases and conditions in which modulation of sting (stimulator of interferon genes) is beneficial, for example inflammation, allergic and autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, cancer, pre-cancerous syndromes and as vaccine adjuvants.

Oxathiazole thiazolium hsp 70 inhibitors

Provided herein are compounds of formula (i) which are, inter alia, useful allosteric inhibitors of hsp70. The compounds and methods provided are useful for the treatment of cancer, infectious and neurodegenerative diseases..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Compounds for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts for treatment of tauopathies, such as alzheimer's disease, pick's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, familial frontotemporal dementia/parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/parkinsonism-dementia complex, argyrophilic grain dementia, dementia pugilistic, diffuse neurofibrillary tangles with calcification, progressive subcortical gliosis and tangle only dementia.. .
Protamed, Inc.

Methods and compositions for improving plant traits

Disclosed herein are methods of increasing nitrogen fixation in a non-leguminous plant. The methods can comprise exposing the plant to a plurality of bacteria.
Pivot Bio, Inc.

Plasma generation method and sterile water production method

A pulsed voltage is repeatedly applied between a first electrode and a second electrode to which a gas is supplied, a plasma is generated between the first electrode and the second electrode, and an active species is produced in the plasma. The energy necessary for plasma generation is set to a value greater than or equal to 1.8 w/cm3 and less than or equal to 8.5 w/cm3..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

Cobalt oxide nanoparticle preparation

A method of making stable aqueous dispersions and concentrates of cobalt oxide nanoparticles is described, wherein a reaction mixture comprising cobalt(ii) ion, a carboxylic acid, a base, an oxidant and water is formed, and in which cobalt oxide nanoparticles are formed. Cobalt oxide nanoparticles ranging in average crystallite size from about 4 nm to 15 nm are described.
Cerion, Llc

Regenerative hydraulic shock-absorber for vehicle suspension

The shock-absorber comprises: a cylinder containing a hydraulic working fluid; a piston slidably arranged in the cylinder so as to split the cylinder into two variable-volume working chambers, namely a first working chamber, or extension chamber, and a second working chamber, or compression chamber; an auxiliary conduit in fluid communication on one side with the first working chamber and on the other with the second working chamber; a train of permanent magnets slidably arranged in the auxiliary conduit so as to reciprocally move along the auxiliary conduit, dragged by the working fluid flowing between the first and second working chambers through the auxiliary conduit as a result of the reciprocating motion of the piston in the cylinder; and electric energy generating device for generating electric energy by exploiting the movement of the train of permanent magnets along the auxiliary conduit.. .
Magneti Marelli S.p.a.

Inhibition of methanogenesis in reducing environments

Providing essential oils and/or saponins such as, garlic oil, cinnamon bark oil or powder, and lemongrass oil to an environmental medium to disrupt the enzyme and coenzyme systems, that are integral parts of the methanogenesis process. The disruption limits the growth and reproduction of the methanogens that normally compete with slower-growing, halo-respiring bacteria for the hydrogen donors within the environmental medium (either naturally occurring or provided via fermentable substrates provided to the environmental medium of part of a reduction process).
Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc

Rh-c3n4 heterogeneous catalyst for preparing acetic acid by carbonylation reaction

This invention relates to a catalyst for use in the preparation of acetic acid through a methanol carbonylation reaction using carbon monoxide, and particularly to a heterogeneous catalyst represented by rh/c3n4 configured such that a complex of a rhodium compound and 3-benzoylpyridine is immobilized on a carbon nitride support.. .
Research Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Method and system for treatment of a gas stream that contains carbon dioxide

A method for separating carbon dioxide (co2) from a gas stream is disclosed, in which the gas stream is reacted with a lean aminosilicone solvent in an absorber, resulting in a rich aminosilicone solvent that is then treated in a desorber to release the co2 and regenerate lean aminosilicone solvent in a desorption reaction. The regenerated solvent is directed into a steam-producing, indirect heat exchanger that is configured to supply steam to the desorber at a temperature high enough to augment the desorption reaction.
General Electric Company

Rna guided eradication of herpes simplex type i and other related herpesviruses

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for the inhibition of the infectivity of a herpesvirus. In certain embodiments, the compositions and methods provide a crispr-associated peptide and a guide nucleic acid, which induce the mutation of herpesvirus genome, thereby inhibiting the infectivity of the herpesvirus.
Temple University - Of Commonwealth System Of Higher Eduction

Genetically modified mesenchymal stem cells expressing alpha-1 antitrypsin (aat)

Genetically modified mesenchymal stem cells can be used as a medicament in the treatment of medical conditions associated with inflammation and/or an unwanted immune response in subjects without an alpha1-antitrypsin (aat) deficiency. The stem cells include an exogenous nucleic acid, which includes (i) an alpha-1 antitrypsin (aat) encoding region operably linked to (ii) a promoter or promoter/enhancer combination..
Apceth Gmbh & Co. Kg

Single-vector gene construct comprising insulin and glucokinase genes

The invention relates to a viral expression construct and related viral vector and composition and to their use wherein said construct and vector comprise elements a) and b): a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an insulin operably linked to a first promoter, b) a nucleotide sequence encoding a glucokinase operably linked to a second promoter and said viral expression construct and related viral vector comprise at least one of elements c), d) and e): c) the first and the second promoters are positioned in reverse orientation within the expression construct, d) the first and the second promoters are positioned in reverse orientation within the expression construct and are located adjacent to each other and e) the first promoter is a cmv promoter, preferably a mini cmv promoter.. .
Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona

Compositions of jasmonate compounds and methods of use

The disclosure describes nanocarried and/or microcarried jasmonate compounds and their pharmaceutical compositions, as well as use thereof for treating or preventing angiogenesis-related or nf-κb-related disorders. Also disclosed are methods of making the nanocarried and/or microcarried compounds and their compositions..
Nanocare Technologies, Inc.

Engineered listeria and methods of use thereof

The invention provides a bacterium containing a polynucleotide comprising a nucleic acid encoding a heterologous antigen, as well as fusion protein partners. Also provided are vectors for mediating site-specific recombination and vectors comprising removable antibiotic resistance genes..
Aduro Biotech, Inc.

Disease prevention and alleviation by human myoblast transplantation

Methods and materials are described for human genome prophylaxis and therapy of diseases using myoblast transfer. These methods result in gene transcript changes in multiple pathways.

Compositions of fatostatin based heterocyclic compounds and uses thereof

The present invention relates to compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and formulations that have a structure (i). The compounds comprise a heterocyclic ring where w, x, y, and z generally and independently are s, n or c with the proviso that at least 2 of these positions in the ring are other than carbon.
Fgh Biotech, Inc.

Methods and compositions for treating conditions associated with angiogenesis using a vascular adhesion protein-1 (vap-1) inhibitor

The invention relates generally to methods and compositions for treating conditions associated with angiogenesis, and, more specifically, the invention relates to methods and compositions for treating conditions associated with angiogenesis using vascular adhesion protein-1 (vap-1) inhibitors. The invention also relates to methods and compositions for treating conditions associated with lymphangiogenesis using vap-1 inhibitors..
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

Methods for treating degenerative diseases/injuries

Invented is a method of treating degenerative diseases/injuries, in a mammal, including a human, in need thereof which comprises the administration of a therapeutically effective amount of a non-peptide tpo receptor agonist to such mammal.. .
Novartis Ag

Small molecule antagonists of dusp5 and methods of use

The present invention is directed to compounds that specifically target dusp5 and act as antagonists of that enzyme. Such compounds are useful in the treatment of various conditions including, but not limited to vascular anomalies, cancer, and macular degeneration..
Concordia University, Inc.

Methods of treating cognitive and behavioral impairment in down syndrome and alzheimers disease patients

The present invention relates to methods of treating cognitive and behavioral impairment in down syndrome and/or alzheimer's disease patients, alzheimer's disease, neurodegenerative disease, cancer, dyrk1a-mediated disorders and methods of modulating and inhibiting dyrk1-a comprising use of catechins.. .
Avanti Biosciences, Inc

Polymorphic and amorphous forms of (r)-2-hydroxy-2-methyl-4-(2,4,5-trimethyl-3,6-dioxocyclohexa-1,4-dienyl)butanamide

Disclosed herein are polymorphic and amorphous forms of anhydrate, hydrate, and solvates of (r)-2-hydroxy-2-methyl-4-(2,4,5-trimethyl-3,6-dioxocyclohexa-1,4-dienyl)butanamide and methods of using such compositions for treating or suppressing oxidative stress disorders, including mitochondrial disorders, impaired energy processing disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and diseases of aging. Further disclosed are methods of making such polymorphic and amorphous forms..
Bioelectron Technology Corporation

Composition and methods to improve stability, dosing, pharmacodynamics and product shelf life of endocannabinoids, phytocannabinoids and synthetic cannabinoids delivered by nasal inhaer

An inhaler-delivery-device-packaged homogenate of solid heterogeneous-lipid particulates carrying lipophilic cannabinoid receptor agonists and/or antagonists, wherein the solid heterogeneous-lipid particles comprises: one (or more) lipid(s) whose melting point(s) is (are) substantially above room temperature; in combination with, one (or more) lipid(s) whose melting point(s) is (are) substantially less than room temperature.. .

Method for treatment of internal disorders via activation of dermatomal nervous receptors

A system and method for treating neural lesions is disclosed. The inventive method comprises determining the location of a neural lesion in a patient and applying a selected modality to a dermatomal region on the patient to compensate for the existence of the neural lesion.

System and testing electrosurgical generators

A system is provided. The system includes an electrosurgical generator configured to measure, collect and record data pertaining to a characteristic of tissue as the tissue is being electrosurgically treated.
Covidien Lp

Posterior lumbar plate

The present invention relates to stable fixation of spine segments, allowing for fusion in, e.g., skeletally mature patients. More particularly, the invention relates to a bone fixation device that can be affixed to vertebrae of a spine to provide reduction (or enlargement) capabilities and allow for fixation in the treatment of various conditions, including, e.g., spondyloslisthesis, degenerative disc disease, fracture, dislocation, spinal tumor, failed previous fusion, and the like, in the spine.
Globus Medical, Inc.

Apparatus for the assessment of the level of pain and nociception during general anesthesia using electroencephalogram, plethysmographic impedance cardiography, heart rate variability and the concentration or biophase of the analgesics

Means and methods for measuring pain and adapted for calculating the level of nociception during general anesthesia or sedation from data including electroencephalogram (eeg), facial electromyogram (emg), heart rate variability (hrv) by electrocardiogram (ecg) and plethysmography by impedance cardiography (icg). In a preferred embodiment of this invention the parameters derived from the eeg, the hrv, the plethysmographic curve and the analgetics concentrations are either combined into one index on a scale from 0 to 100, where a high number is associated with high probability of response to noxious stimuli, while a decreasing index is associated with decreasing probability of response to noxious stimuli.
Hospital Clinic De Barcelona

Generic software-based perception recorder, visualizer, and emotions data analyzer

The present disclosure relates to a sophisticated system and method of transmitting individual feelings, emotions, and perceptions. The system and method consistent with the present disclosure includes capturing emotions, feelings, or perceptions in a contextual context.

Method and provision of enhanced multimedia content

Ways to generate, store, and distribute optimized content are described. Content modification operations including color correction are stored as metadata that is embedded in each content item.
Thomson Licensing

Method and a device for encoding a signal representative of a light-field content

The present disclosure relates to the transmission of sets of data and metadata and more particularly to the transmission of light-field contents. Light-field data take up large amounts of storage space which makes storage cumbersome and processing less efficient.
Thomson Licensing

Hybrid infrared sensor array having heterogeneous infrared sensors

Various techniques are provided for an infrared sensor assembly having a hybrid infrared sensor array. In one example, such a hybrid infrared sensor array may include a plurality of microbolometers and a non-bolometric infrared sensor.
Flir Systems, Inc.

Adapting classifier parameters for improved network traffic classification using distinct private training data sets

In one embodiment, a device in a first network receives traffic flow information regarding a plurality of traffic flows in the first network. The device labels the traffic flow information by associating classifier labels to the traffic flow information.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Controlling operation of a power converter based on grid conditions

Systems and methods for controlling operation of a power converter based on grid conditions are provided. In particular, a first gating voltage can be applied to a switching element of a power converter associated with a wind-driven power generation system.
General Electric Company

Generator and controlling a generator

A switched reluctance generator and devices and methods for its control are concerned with generators and controls which can operate in an aerospace environment. The generator may have: a rotor having rotor poles; a stator having stator poles; and a controller.
Rolls-royce Plc

Power generation system, power generation control method and program

A power generation system of the invention includes: generator (11), secondary battery (12) and control unit (13). The control unit (13) discharges secondary battery (12) to supply electric power from secondary battery (12) to load (20) when the state of charge of secondary battery (12) has reached the upper limit capacity, activates generator (11) so as to supply part of the power from the generator to load (20) while charging secondary battery (12) with surplus power when the state of charge reaches the lower limit capacity, and stops generator (11) and switches the power supply source for load (20) from generator (11) to secondary battery (12) when the state of charge reaches the upper limit capacity, whereby the control unit keeps generator (11) at the maximum power generation efficiency or at the rated output when generator (11) is being operated..
Nec Corporation

Solar power generation system

A solar power generation system includes: solar cells, or solar cells and at least one capacitor, connected in series between output terminals; an accompanying circuit provided for each of the solar cells, or each of the solar cells and each of the at least one capacitor, the accompanying circuit including an inductor and a switching device arranged in series; and a power generation operating point control device. The solar cells, or the solar cells and the at least one capacitor, are divided into units, of which adjacent units share one of the solar cells or one of the at least one capacitor.
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Laser apparatus and measurement unit

A laser apparatus may include: a quantum cascade laser outputting, based on a supplied current, laser light at an oscillation start timing when a first delay time elapses from a current rising timing of the supplied current: an amplifier disposed in a laser light optical path, and selectively amplifying light of a predetermined wavelength to output the amplified laser light to a chamber including a plasma generation region into which a target is fed; and a laser controller controlling a third delay time, from an output timing of a laser output instruction to the current rising timing, to cause a laser light wavelength to be equal to the predetermined wavelength at an aimed timing when a second delay time elapses from the oscillation start timing, based on oscillation parameters including the first delay time, a supplied current waveform, and a device temperature of the quantum cascade laser.. .
Gigaphoton Inc.

Integrated coolant bottle assembly

An integrated coolant bottle assembly includes a reservoir configured for use in a thermal system. Examples of such thermal systems include a cooling/heating system of a battery powered electric vehicle, electric power generators (e.g., motor-based systems), other physical plant installations, etc.
Tesla, Inc.

Lithium ion battery materials

The present disclosure relates to methodologies, systems and apparatus for generating lithium ion battery materials. Starting materials are combined to form a homogeneous precursor solution including lithium, and a droplet maker is used to generate droplets of the precursor solution having controlled size.
Amastan Technologies Llc

Electrode compositions comprising carbon additives

Disclosed herein are electrode compositions comprising a homogeneous mixture comprising: a lead-containing material and a carbon additive comprising carbon black and activated carbon. A total amount of the carbon additive ranges from 0.1% to 2% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition.
Cabot Corporation

Separator and nonaqueous battery

A separator is described having high safety, high output characteristics, and excellent heat resistance, and a nonaqueous battery including the separator. The separator is characterized in that it is a porous sheet formed using a specifically fibrillated raw material that has fibrillated, regenerated-cellulose fibers as necessary main components.
Nippon Kodoshi Corporation

Semiconductor layer including compositional inhomogeneities

A device comprising a semiconductor layer including a plurality of compositional inhomogeneous regions is provided. The difference between an average band gap for the plurality of compositional inhomogeneous regions and an average band gap for a remaining portion of the semiconductor layer can be at least thermal energy.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Heterogeneously integrated semiconductor device and manucacturing method thereof

A heterogeneously integrated semiconductor devices includes a base substrate; a ge-containing film formed on the base substrate; a pmosfet transistor having a first fin formed on the ge-containing film; and a nmosfet transistor having a second fin formed on the ge-containing film; wherein the pmosfet transistor and the nmosfet transistor compose a cmos transistor, and the first fin comprises ge-containing material and the second fin comprises a group iii-v compound.. .
Epistar Corporation





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