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This page is updated frequently with new Induction-related patent applications.




Date/App# patent app List of recent Induction-related patents
04/28/16
20160119980 
 Induction heating tool and  assembling a front module to an induction heating tool patent thumbnailnew patent Induction heating tool and assembling a front module to an induction heating tool
The invention relates to an induction heating tool. Said tool comprises a housing provided with a connector for connection with a front module, such as a coil.
Id Tools B.v.


04/28/16
20160119979 
 Core metal for resin welding, composite member and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Core metal for resin welding, composite member and manufacturing the same
The core metal for resin welding improves bonding strength between an outer peripheral resin member and the core metal. The outer peripheral resin member 30 is welded to the peripheral surface 21 of the core metal 20 by fitting the core metal into a fitting hole 31 of the outer peripheral resin member 30, preparing the outer peripheral resin member 30 providing the fitting hole 31 with a smooth internal wall surface; preparing the core metal 20 wherein streaky protrusions 26 and smooth portions 25 are provided; allowing the top parts of the protrusions 26 to contact, and the smooth portions of the core metal 20 to face the smooth internal wall surface; and induction heating to weld the outer peripheral resin member 30 to the protrusions 26 and the smooth portions 25..
Neturen Co., Ltd


04/28/16
20160119965 
 Communication terminal, computer-readable storage medium, and communication method patent thumbnailnew patent Communication terminal, computer-readable storage medium, and communication method
A communication terminal includes a first communication unit which has a power supply function by electromagnetic induction and writes or reads information in an active or passive mode, and a second communication unit having a communication capability higher than that of the first communication unit. A mode in which the first communication unit is functioning, the active mode or the passive mode, is determined.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/28/16
20160118950 
 Sound amplifier  amplifying engine sounds patent thumbnailnew patent Sound amplifier amplifying engine sounds
A sound enhancing system is disclosed for use with an engine of a vehicle to amplify engine sounds produced by the engine over a predetermined engine rpm operating range. The sound enhancing system includes a sound enhancing component which may be fixedly mounted within an engine compartment so that it does not move relative to the engine as the engine experiences engine roll during changes in engine rpm or a load experienced by the engine.
Mann-hummel Gmbh


04/28/16
20160118918 
 Drive controller and motor drive system patent thumbnailnew patent Drive controller and motor drive system
A drive controller that controls a drive of a motor. The drive controller performs a collision force moderation control during a motor start time, during which a collision force in a collision between a shaft outwall with an impeller hole inwall for a positioning is moderated, by changing a power supply at a stage transition time of transiting from a position detection to a position determination.
Denso Corporation


04/28/16
20160118912 
 Electrostatic induction type electromechanical transducer and nano tweezers patent thumbnailnew patent Electrostatic induction type electromechanical transducer and nano tweezers
An electrostatic induced type electromechanical transducer includes: a first electrode having a plurality of first comb tooth electrodes; a second electrode having a plurality of second comb tooth electrodes arranged meshed with the plurality of first comb tooth electrodes through respective gaps; a plurality of dielectric members at an electric field formation space between the first comb tooth electrodes and the second comb tooth electrodes and made of a material having a relative dielectric constant greater than 1; and a base that fixedly supports or movably supports the first electrode, the second electrode, and the dielectric members, wherein the first electrode and/or the second electrode, and the dielectric members are capable of being relatively displaced from each other.. .
Aoi Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160118806 
 Wireless power multi-coil mutual induction cancellation methods and apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless power multi-coil mutual induction cancellation methods and apparatus
This invention describes a method and apparatus to cancel the mutual inductance between mutually coupled transmit coils, each of the transmit coils fed by individual power amplifiers, and the transmit coils all sharing a common ground with the power amplifiers. The methods and systems disclosed consist of coupling the return legs of each transmit coil to a mutual inductance cancellation circuit near a common ground return connection.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/28/16
20160116871 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
In accordance with one embodiment, a fixing device comprises an induction current generation section, a fixing belt, an auxiliary heating section, a concave portion and lubricant. The induction current generation section generates induction current.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


04/28/16
20160116371 
 Induction diagnostics for skip fire engine patent thumbnailnew patent Induction diagnostics for skip fire engine
A variety of methods and arrangements for detecting failure of the commanded air induction in an internal combustion engine are described. In some embodiments, the intake manifold pressure is monitored.
Tula Technology Inc.


04/28/16
20160116097 
 Pipe heating  uniform end heating and controlled heating length patent thumbnailnew patent Pipe heating uniform end heating and controlled heating length
induction heating apparatus and methods are presented for pipe end heating using a solenoid coil to heat a controlled length of a pipe workpiece by adjusting the relative positions of the solenoid coil with a flux diverter positioned relative to the pipe end to divert flux from the coil to control inductive heating of the pipe workpiece end.. .
Ajax Tocco Magnethermic Corporation


04/28/16
20160115446 
new patent

Technologies, methods, and products of small molecule directed tissue and organ regeneration from human pluripotent stem cells


Pluripotent human embryonic stem cells (hescs) hold great potential for restoring tissue and organ function, which has been hindered by inefficiency and instability of generating desired cell types through multi-lineage differentiation. This instant invention is based on the discovery that pluripotent hescs maintained under defined culture conditions can be uniformly converted into a specific lineage by small molecule induction.
San Diego Regenerative Medicine Institute


04/28/16
20160115218 
new patent

Anti-sense oligonucleotides targeted against exon 9 of il-23r-alpha gene and using same to induce exon skipping and to treat inflammatory bowel diseases


The present invention relates to anti-sense oligonucleotides (aons) used to induce exon 9 skipping in il-23rα gene. Exon 9 skipping of the il23rα gene ultimately causes specific induction of a novel soluble truncated il-23rα (Δ9) protein, characterized by a lack in a transmembrane domain and has a unique eight (8) amino acids (glkegsyc) at its c-terminus end as a result of frame-shift.
Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, Llc


04/28/16
20160114257 
new patent

System and a motion sensing device which provides a visual or audible indication


A device includes a signaling means and a motion sensor, and logic for activating or controlling the signaling means in response to a sensed motion according to an embedded logic. The device may be used as a toy, and may be shaped like a play ball or as a handheld unit.
May Patents Ltd.


04/28/16
20160114256 
new patent

System and a motion sensing device which provides a visual or audible indication


A device includes a signaling means and a motion sensor, and logic for activating or controlling the signaling means in response to a sensed motion according to an embedded logic. The device may be used as a toy, and may be shaped like a play ball or as a handheld unit.
May Patents Ltd.


04/28/16
20160114221 
new patent

System and a motion sensing device which provides a visual or audible indication


A device includes a signaling means and a motion sensor, and logic for activating or controlling the signaling means in response to a sensed motion according to an embedded logic. The device may be used as a toy, and may be shaped like a play ball or as a handheld unit.
May Patents Ltd.


04/28/16
20160114018 
new patent

Imp-3 epitope peptides for th1 cells and vaccines containing the same


Isolated imp-3-derived epitope peptides having th1 cell inducibility are disclosed herein. Such peptides can be recognized by mhc class ii molecules and induce th1 cells.
Oncotherapy Science, Inc.


04/21/16
20160113071 

Electromagnetic induction furnace and use of the furnace for melting a mixture of metal(s) and oxide(s), said mixture representing a corium


An electromagnetic induction furnace which is intended to melt at least one electrically conductive material, such as an oxide and/or a metal, and which includes at least one inductor having at least one turn and at least one cooling circuit suitable for cooling at least the inductor. Said furnace is characterized in that the heat-transfer fluid of at least one cooling circuit is supercritical co2.

04/21/16
20160113070 

Induction-heating cooker


An induction-heating cooker has a top plate on which a cooking container is placed, a heating coil disposed below the top plate, an insulation plate on which the heating coil is placed, a ferrite on which the insulation plate is placed, a metallic magnetic shield plate on which the ferrite is placed, an infrared sensor arranged below the magnetic shield plate to detect an infrared ray radiated from the cooking container, a casing having at least a bottom part located below the infrared sensor and a side wall part extended upward from the bottom part so as to surround the infrared sensor and made from an electrically conductive material, and a spacer intervening between the lower surface of the magnetic shield plate and the upper end of the casing in contact with both these surfaces and made from a material having electrical insulation.. .

04/21/16
20160113069 

Induction coil unit


According to the invention, for shrinking and expanding a tool in the bush part (3) of a tool holder, an induction coil unit (1), in which several polar parts (25) made of a soft magnetic material are radially adjusted in the yoke ring made of a soft magnetic material, is provided. Said polar parts have end faces (29) which are inclined in relation to the axis of rotation (7) of the bush part (3) and can be kept in a linear contact with a conical peripheral surface (31) of the bush part (3) which holds a the tool (11) in a press fit manner.

04/21/16
20160112015 

Two-stage electromagnetic induction transformer


A transformer has a first winding, a second winding and a third winding. The first winding is configured to receive a first signal.

04/21/16
20160111947 

Power generating device and an object for utilizing the power generating device


The present invention provides a power generating device, comprising the first shell, the sensor module, the second shell, the magnetic module, the cover and the elastic element. The sensor module is disposed in the first hollow portion.

04/21/16
20160111896 

Power receiving device and wireless power supply system


Provided is a power receiving device in which supply of power from a power supply device can be stopped while a reduction in q-value is suppressed. The power receiving device includes a first antenna which forms resonant coupling with an antenna of the power supply device; a second antenna which forms electromagnetic induction coupling with the first antenna; a rectifier circuit including a plurality of switches and performing a first operation or a second operation depending on whether the plurality of switches is on or off, the first operation being an operation in which voltage applied from the second antenna is rectified to be outputted, and the second operation being an operation in which a pair of power supply points is short-circuited; a load to which the voltage is applied; and a control circuit which generates a signal for selecting on or off of the plurality of switches..

04/21/16
20160111895 

Wireless power transmitting apparatus and method thereof


Disclosed are a wireless power transmitting apparatus and a method thereof. The wireless power transmitting apparatus wirelessly transmits power to a wireless power receiving apparatus.

04/21/16
20160111872 

Induction generator system with a grid-loss ride-through capability


A power generation system is provided. The system includes a prime mover for transforming a first energy to a second energy.

04/21/16
20160110020 

Touch sensing method, touch display apparatus and portable electronic device


A touch sensing method, a touch display apparatus and a portable electronic device thereof are provided. A system, a driving method and an architecture of a provided touch display panel are used for decreasing a resistance value between the ultrathin touch display panel (for example, a combination of an amoled display panel and a touch panel) or decreasing an influence of the resistance value, so as to decrease a chance of induction error of the touch event or induction misjudgement..

04/21/16
20160109899 

Induction-coupled clock distribution for an integrated circuit


An integrated circuit package including an induction-coupled clock distribution system is disclosed. An exemplary embodiment of the disclosure includes a transmission module coupled to a main clock line, a clock reception module coupled to the transmission module, the clock reception module including a clock output line, and an electronic circuit coupled to the clock output line of the clock reception module, the electronic circuit including at least one clocked element and configured to operate synchronously with a clocking signal received through the clock output line of the clock reception module.

04/21/16
20160109835 

Image heating apparatus


An image heating apparatus for heating an image includes a cylindrical rotatable member including an electroconductive layer; a helical coil provided in the rotatable member, the coil having a helix axis extending along a generatrix direction of the rotatable member; a magnetic core provided in the coil and having an end portion; and a controller configured to control a frequency of an ac current supplied to the coil; wherein the image is heated by heat of the rotatable member heated by electromagnetic induction heat generation of the electroconductive layer, wherein the controller sets the frequency to a first frequency corresponding to a size of a recording material, and wherein the controller sets the frequency to a second frequency higher than the first frequency when a print ratio of the image is larger than a predetermined value.. .

04/21/16
20160109614 

Multi-component induction logging systems and methods using blended-model inversion


At least some disclosed resistivity logging system embodiments include a logging tool and a processing system. The logging tool provides multi-component transmitter-receiver coupling measurements to the processing system.

04/21/16
20160109543 

Method and magnetic resonance determining a minimized echo time


In a method for determining a minimum possible echo time for a radio-frequency coil used in a magnetic resonance scanner, magnetic resonance signals are acquired with the radio-frequency coil in a magnetic resonance measurement of a free induction decay at fixed time intervals, the minimum possible echo time being determined by evaluating the time series of magnetic resonance signals as the instant from which an exponential signal decay was measured.. .

04/21/16
20160109398 

Method and system of monitoring electrolyte levels and composition using capacitance or induction


Methods and systems for monitoring fluid levels and electrolyte levels used in a dialysis machine. A receptacle, configured to receive a container, comprises a plurality of curved side panels and a base to form a cylindrical shaped cavity for receiving a container.

04/21/16
20160108957 

Magnetic bearing having permanent magnet assemblies with repulsive bearing surfaces


The magnetic bearings make use of magnet assemblies with a high magnetic field gradient. The magnet assemblies use two permanent magnets with opposite polarisation in a kittel open domain structure.

04/21/16
20160108493 

Process for producing grain-oriented electrical steel strip and grain-oriented electrical steel strip obtained according to said process


With a process for producing grain-oriented electrical steel strip by means of thin slab continuous casting, comprising the following process steps: a) smelting a steel with a smelt which, in addition to iron (fe) and unavoidable impurities, contains si: 2.00-4.00 wt %, c: 0.025-0.100 wt %, mn: 0.060-0.500 wt %, cu: 0.200-0.550 wt %, alsl: 0.010-0.030 wt %, s: <100 ppm, n: 80-120 ppm, and one or more elements from the group comprising cr, v, ni and mo, each <0.100 wt %, b) continuously casting the smelt by thin slab continuous casting to form a strand having a thickness of 50-120 mm, and dividing the strand into thin slabs, c) heating up the thin slabs, preferably in a linear furnace, to a temperature above 1,050° c. And subjecting the slabs to homogenization annealing at a maximum temperature of 1,250° c., d) immediately prior to the first hot rolling pass of a subsequent hot rolling process, passing the slabs through an induction heating device, in particular, a high frequency induction heating device, and heating the thin slabs to a maximum temperature of 1,350° c., which is above the respective homogenization temperature of process step c), e) continuously hot rolling the thin slabs to form a hot strip having a thickness of 1.8 mm-3.0 mm, f) cooling and reeling the hot-rolled strip at a reeling temperature of less than 650° c.

04/21/16
20160108491 

Rolling bearing


A rolling bearing in which at least one of the bearing rings is obtained by applying a induction heat treatment to a spheroidizing annealed steel material having a di value of 1.0 or more to form a hardened layer having a hardness of 550 hv or more on at least a raceway surface and a fitting surface. In the induction heat-treated bearing ring, (a) an average retained austenite amount is 12 vol % or less, (b) the raceway surface has a retained austenite amount of 12 vol % or more and a residual compressive stress of −100 mpa or less, and (c) a difference between a hardness of the raceway surface and a minimum hardness of a region having a hardness of less than 550 hv is 150 hv or more..

04/21/16
20160108488 

Process for producing grain-oriented electrical steel strip and grain-oriented electrical steel strip obtained according to said process


With a process for producing grain-oriented electrical steel strip by means of thin slab continuous casting, comprising the following process steps: a) smelting a steel with a smelt which, in addition to iron (fe) and unavoidable impurities, contains si: 2.00-4.00 wt %, c: 0.025-0.100 wt %, mn: 0.060-0.500 wt %, cu: 0.200-0.550 wt %, alsl: 0.010-0.030 wt %, s: <100 ppm, n: 80-120 ppm, and one or more elements from the group comprising cr, v, ni and mo, each <0.100 wt %, b) continuously casting the smelt by thin slab continuous casting to form a strand having a thickness of 50-120 mm, and dividing the strand into thin slabs, c) heating up the thin slabs, preferably in a linear furnace, to a temperature above 1050° c. And subjecting the slabs to homogenization annealing at a maximum temperature of 1250° c., d) immediately prior to the first hot rolling pass of a subsequent hot rolling process, passing the slabs through an induction heating device, in particular, a high frequency induction heating device, and heating the thin slabs to a maximum temperature of 1350° c., which is above the respective homogenization temperature of process step c), e) continuously hot rolling the thin slabs to form a hot strip having a thickness of 1.8 mm-3.0 mm, f) cooling and reeling the hot-rolled strip at a reeling temperature of less than 650° c.

04/21/16
20160108486 

Heat treatment apparatus and heat treatment method


A heat treatment apparatus that thermally treats an annular workpiece formed of a steel material by inductively heating the workpiece includes a treatment tank in which the workpiece is set and thermally treated, a holding portion that holds the workpiece at a predetermined position, an induction heating coil that surrounds the workpiece to inductively heat the workpiece, and a cooling medium that cools surfaces of the workpiece during the induction heating of the workpiece.. .

04/21/16
20160108485 

Method and hardening a component or semi-finished product


Example methods and apparatus for hardening a component or any semi-finished product formed from a steel workpiece that has been shaped in a shaping tool may involve introducing the component into a receiving region of a hardening tool. The hardening tool may then be closed around the component in a form-fitting manner so as to surround the component and maintain a substantially constant distance between the component and at least one induction coil integrated into the hardening tool.

04/21/16
20160108372 

Pestivirus replicons providing an rna-based viral vector system


Replicons of pestiviruses, in particular replicons of swine fever virus, are engineered to have a defective replication thereby having lost infectivity, and further containing a foreign gene. A replicon contains all the genetic information required for its replication, but lacks essential codons or all codons of at least one of the genes encoding the viral structural proteins e1, e2, ems or c protein, and consequently cannot generate infectious virus particles.

04/21/16
20160108362 

Culture medium and inducing differentiation of pluripotent stem cells into neuroepithelial cells


The present invention discloses a culture medium and method for inducing differentiation of pluripotent stem cells into neuroepithelial cells. The culture medium comprises at least two agents for neural induction, wherein the agents includes a wnt signal agonist and a smad2/3 inhibitor and the culture medium is a feeder free culture.

04/21/16
20160108087 

Therapeutics for the induction of endogenous steroidogenesis and methods associated with their identification


The present disclosure provides agents capable of promoting endogenous steroid production (such as endogenous testosterone production) without altering the endogenous luteinizing hormone. The present disclosure also provides associated therapeutic methods as well as screening assays for identifying further therapeutic agents for the prevention, treatment and/or alleviations of symptoms associated with hypogonadism..

04/21/16
20160106823 

Immunity induction agent


Provided is a method for inducing immunity for therapy of a cancer(s). The method includes the step of administering to an individual with cancer at least one polypeptide selected from the polypeptides (a) or (b) below, and/or a recombinant vector(s) that comprise(s) a polynucleotide(s) encoding the at least one polypeptide, the recombinant vector(s) being capable of expressing the polypeptide(s) in vivo: (a) a polypeptide in any one of the amino acid sequences of seq id nos: 2, 4, 22, or 24; and (b) a polypeptide having a sequence identity of not less than 95% to the polypeptide (a).

04/21/16
20160106781 

High telomerase activity bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells, methods of producing the same and pharmaceuticals and treatment methods based thereon


Disclosed are isolated human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells having high telomerase activity (tbmmscs). Also disclosed are isolated human cd34+ bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells.

04/21/16
20160106772 

Cftr mrna compositions and related methods and uses


Materials, formulations, production methods, and methods for delivery of cftr mrna for induction of cftr expression, including in the mammalian lung are provided. The present invention is particularly useful for treating cystic fibrosis..

04/14/16
20160105972 

Electrical product manufacturing method


A method for preventing a molded body made of low melting point resin from being thermally damaged when external connection terminals provided on the molded body and external connection terminals provided on a flexible sheet are joined together via soldering. The method includes arranging the connection terminal of the molded body and the connection terminal of the flexible sheet such that the connection terminals face each other, and an electromagnetic induction heating performing electromagnetic induction heating after the arranging..

04/14/16
20160105935 

Hybrid induction heating/welding assembly


In certain embodiments, inductive heating is added to a metal working process, such as a welding process, by an induction heating head. The induction heating head may be adapted specifically for this purpose, and may include one or more coils to direct and place the inductive energy, protective structures, and so forth.

04/14/16
20160105934 

High-productivity hybrid induction heating/welding assembly


In certain embodiments, inductive heating is added to a metal working process, such as a welding process, by an induction heating head. The induction heating head may be adapted specifically for this purpose, and may include one or more coils to direct and place the inductive energy, protective structures, and so forth.

04/14/16
20160105933 

Reduced-distortion hybrid induction heating/welding assembly


In certain embodiments, inductive heating is added to a metal working process, such as a welding process, by an induction heating head. The induction heating head may be adapted specifically for this purpose, and may include one or more coils to direct and place the inductive energy, protective structures, and so forth.

04/14/16
20160105062 

Motor


A motor 10 comprises a stator 11 including a plurality of armature pole coils 14 for generation of magnetic flux when energized; a rotor 21 mounted for rotation within the stator owing to the magnetic flux. The rotor is formed for integral rotation in the state of magnetically coupling a plurality of rotor teeth 22, each having an outer peripheral surface 22a linked by magnetic flux, and a plurality of auxiliary salient structures 32, each situated between the adjacent two rotor teeth and having an outer peripheral surface 32a linked by magnetic flux.

04/14/16
20160104570 

Space-adaptive wireless power transfer system and method using multiple resonance coils


A magnetic resonance wireless power transfer method according to an aspect of the present invention includes transmitting power from a source coil to the tx resonant coil using a magnetic induction method, transmitting the power from the tx resonant coil to an rx resonant coil, having a resonant frequency identical with that of the tx resonant coil, via magnetically-coupled resonance, and transmitting the power from the rx resonant coil to the device coil of an electronic device using the magnetic induction method. The tx resonant coil and the rx resonant coil are arranged at a right angle or a specific angle of inclination relative to each other..

04/14/16
20160104372 

Electrical equipment and remote control receiving remote signal by electro-magnetic induction


Electrical equipment includes a power supply unit, a signal receiving unit, a rectifying and filtering unit, a switch unit, and a control. The rectifying and filtering unit rectifies and filters remote signals received by the signal receiving unit to generate first voltage signals.

04/14/16
20160102637 

Air cleaner assembly with integrated acoustic resonator


An air induction system for a vehicle having an engine includes a housing, a filter and an acoustic resonator. The housing includes a first housing member, a second housing member, and an air flow path passing through the housing.

04/14/16
20160102623 

Method for reducing engine oil dilution


Various systems and methods are described for reducing engine oil dilution in a boosted engine. One method comprises, when engine oil dilution is higher than a first threshold and engine oil temperature is below a temperature threshold, adjusting a position of an air induction system (ais) throttle, generating a vacuum, and providing the vacuum to a crankcase of the boosted engine to enhance fuel evaporation from engine oil.

04/14/16
20160102606 

Dual chemical induction cleaning chemical delivery


This invention relates to the field of induction cleaning, more particularly to chemically cleaning the induction system of the internal combustion engine. The carbon that accumulates within the induction tract of the internal combustion engine is very difficult to remove.

04/14/16
20160102529 

Electromagnetic induction generator for use in a well


An electromagnetic induction generator for use in a tubular, such as a tubular deployed in a subterranean well during wellbore construction operations, for generating electric current through electromagnetic induction. The electromagnetic induction generator has at least one conductive coil and at least one halbach array of magnets.

04/14/16
20160102116 

Human inkt cell activation using glycolipids


Glycosphingolipids (gsls) compositions and methods for inkt-independent induction of chemokines are disclosed.. .

04/07/16
20160100461 

Induction heat cooking apparatus


An induction heat cooking apparatus in which a first terminal of a first resonant capacitor of which a second terminal is connected to a second heating coil is connected to one of a positive power supply terminal and a negative power supply terminal of a rectifier, and a first terminal of a second resonant capacitor of which a second terminal is connected to a third heating coil is connected to the other one of the positive power supply terminal and the negative power supply terminal of the rectifier not connected to the first resonant capacitor, and a controller controls a plurality of switching devices to simultaneously drive the second heating coil and the third heating coil which are connected in parallel.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100460 

Induction heat cooking apparatus


An induction heat cooking apparatus includes a rectifier to rectify an input voltage and to output a dc voltage; a plurality of switching devices to switch the dc voltage output from the rectifier; a plurality of heating coils to heat a cooking container according to control of the plurality of switching devices; and a controller to control the plurality switching devices to simultaneously drive two heating coils connected in parallel with each other among the plurality of heating coils.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100459 

Control unit of induction heating unit, induction heating system, and controlling induction heating unit


A control unit of an induction heating unit controls ac power output to a heating coil of a transverse type induction heating unit that allows an alternating magnetic field to intersect a sheet surface of a conductive sheet that is being conveyed to inductively heat the conductive sheet. The control unit includes: a magnetic energy recovery switch that outputs ac power to the heating coil; a frequency setting unit that sets an output frequency in response to at least one of the relative permeability, resistivity, and sheet thickness of the conductive sheet; and a gate control unit that controls a switching operation of the magnetic energy recovery switch on the basis of the output frequency set by the frequency setting unit..
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation


04/07/16
20160100458 

Control unit of induction heating unit, induction heating system, and controlling induction heating unit


A control unit of an induction heating unit controls ac power output to a heating coil of a transverse type induction heating unit that allows an alternating magnetic field to intersect a sheet surface of a conductive sheet that is being conveyed to inductively heat the conductive sheet. The control unit includes: a magnetic energy recovery switch that outputs ac power to the heating coil; a frequency setting unit that sets an output frequency in response to at least one of the relative permeability, resistivity, and sheet thickness of the conductive sheet; and a gate control unit that controls a switching operation of the magnetic energy recovery switch on the basis of the output frequency set by the frequency setting unit..
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation


04/07/16
20160099670 

Method and arrangement for determining leakage inductances of double fed induction generator


A method and arrangement for determining leakage inductances of a double fed induction generator, dfig, (10) wherein, in response to the stator current of the dfig being equal to or below a first predetermined threshold, values of a stator voltage, a rotor voltage and a rotor current of the dfig are determined, and a rotor leakage inductance of the dfig is calculated on the basis the determined values, and, in response to the rotor current of the dfig being equal to or below a second predetermined threshold, values of the stator voltage, the rotor voltage and the stator current of the dfig are determined, and a stator leakage inductance of the dfig is calculated on the basis of the determined values.. .
Abb Oy


04/07/16
20160097038 

Induction medium and methods for stem cell culture and therapy


Novel msc stem-cell culture and therapy methods and culture medium compositions for the purpose of inducing, activating, or priming discrete uniform cell phenotypes to selectively promote or suppress inflammation and immunity, yielding polarized, primed, activated, or induced cells used in cell-based therapy.. .
Wibiworks Therapeutics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160095916 

Induction of cross-reactive cellular response against rhinovirus antigens


The present invention concerns: a) an isolated peptide comprising an amino acid sequence which is at least 90% identical to the vp4 amino acid sequence of a rhinovirus, or an isolated polynucleotide comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding said peptide, placed under the control of the elements necessary for its expression in a mammalian cell; and/or b) an isolated peptide comprising an amino acid sequence of at least 100 amino acids which is at least 90% identical to an amino acid sequence located in the last 363 c-terminal amino acids of the rna polymerase of a rhinovirus, or an isolated polynucleotide comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding said peptide, placed under the control of the elements necessary for its expression in a mammalian cell; and c) a th1 adjuvant when said immunogenic composition comprises one or more of said isolated peptides.. .
Imperial Innovations Limited


04/07/16
20160095885 

Induction medium & methods for stem cell culture & therapy


Novel msc stem-cell culture and therapy methods and culture medium compositions for the purpose of inducing, activating, or priming discrete uniform cell phenotypes to selectively promote or suppress inflammation and immunity, yielding primed, activated, or induced cells used in cell-based therapy.. .
Wibiworks Therapeutics, Inc.


03/31/16
20160095170 

Paper cookware


The paper cookware includes a paper pot made from a sheet to form a pot shape, a support member for structurally supporting the paper pot, and an induction interface disk placed on the bottom portion of the paper pot. The induction interface disk is made of a metal susceptible to being inductively heated with high frequency magnetic induction fields.

03/31/16
20160095168 

System and detecting vessel presence for an induction heating apparatus


Systems and methods for detecting vessel presence for an induction heating apparatus are disclosed. A detector circuit generates an output signal based on a feedback signal corresponding to a signal, such as current, flowing through an induction heating coil.
General Electric Company


03/31/16
20160094170 

Protection system for a power converter connected to a doubly fed induction generator


Protection system for a power converter connected to a doubly fed induction generator having a rotor and a stator. The power converter includes a grid-side-converter, a machine-side-converter, a dc link between both converters, a chopper connected to the dc link, and a hardware protection system connected to the rotor of the generator.
Ingeteam Power Technology, S.a.


03/31/16
20160094109 

Induction machine


An induction machine includes: a stator having a stator core and a coil; a rotor, which has a shaft, a rotor core secured to the shaft, and a secondary conductor; a bearing supporting the shaft; a cooling fan having a blade; and a cooling fan fixture. The secondary conductor includes a rotor bar and an end ring.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki


03/31/16
20160094048 

Wireless power transfer system


Disclosed is a wireless power transfer system-charger for wireless power transmission. The wireless power transfer system-charger includes: a power converting unit to convert a dc signal into an ac signal; a control unit to control the power converting unit with a first or second operating frequency; and an induction-type antenna system and a resonance-type antenna system connected in parallel to each other, wherein power is transmitted through the induction-type antenna system or the resonance-type antenna system according to a control of the control unit..
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160093185 

Mobile security system and a security the same


A mobile security system is configured to identify a commodity. The mobile security system includes a wireless induction tag and a mobile electronic device.
Smart Approach Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160093128 

Door access control system


A door access control system (9) includes a door lock (10) mounted to a door (435). A door lock controller (611) is mounted in the door (435) and is electrically connected to the door lock (10).
I-tek Metal Mfg. Co., Ltd


03/31/16
20160091846 

Fixing apparatus


A fixing apparatus includes a rotating member including a conductive layer; a helical coil arranged inside the rotating member, a helical axis of the coil extending in a generatrix direction of the rotating member; and a magnetic member provided inside the coil, the magnetic member including a first magnetic member and a second magnetic member arranged in a line extending in the generatrix direction. A toner image is fixed on a recording material by heat which the conductive layer generates by electromagnetic induction.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


03/31/16
20160091211 

Induction ventilation system for air supply and exhaust


Disclosed is an induction ventilation system for air supply and exhaust, including: an upper plate that has an induction heating portion thereon and a lift hole in a rear portion thereof; a vertically movable unit that moves up and down through the lift hole and is equipped with a filter; an air suction and discharge unit including a chamber with an oil drain hole, a flexible duct connected between the vertically movable unit and the chamber, an air suction fan, and a discharge pipe through which indoor air drawn by the air suction fan is discharged outside; a grease tray installed under the chamber to collect grease that is condensed on the surface of an air suction passage; and an air supply hood that guides the indoor air to the air suction passage by supplying air to the upper plate using an air supply fan.. .
Homecooven Co., Ltd


03/31/16
20160091107 

Fuel cutoff valve


A fuel cutoff valve includes: a casing main body having a valve chamber and a connecting hole to connect the valve chamber to the exterior of the fuel tank; a cover which has a pipe passageway which communicates with the exterior and which is connected to the connecting hole; a bottom member which has an induction chamber which has an opening portion through which liquid fuel and fuel vapor are allowed to flow and a distribution hole which communicates with the valve chamber; and a float configured to ascend and descend according to a fuel level in the fuel tank to close and open the connecting hole, wherein the bottom member has a guiding plate in the induction chamber, the guiding plate being formed into a shape of a recess portion which is oriented towards the opening portion in an axial section.. .
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160090960 

Multiphase induction motor with configurable windings


An electrical induction motor includes a plurality of windings, and a plurality of contactors. Each of the plurality of contactors is configured to be selectively opened or closed in a circuit including the plurality of windings to selectively connect the windings together in a star configuration wherein current flowing through the windings results in the generation of 2n magnetic poles, with n equal to the number of phases of the motor.
Caterpillar Inc.


03/31/16
20160090959 

Nine phase induction motor starter/alternator


An electrical induction motor may include nine terminals configured to receive nine current inputs from nine output phases of a nine phase inverter. The motor may include nine windings connected to the nine terminals, and a plurality of contactors, wherein each of the plurality of contactors may be selectively opened or closed in a circuit including the nine windings to selectively connect the windings together in one of a mesh configuration or a star configuration.
Caterpillar Inc.


03/31/16
20160090602 

Methods for plant transformation


The methods comprise utilizing brachypodium sp. Immature embryos as the source of plant material for callus induction; induced calli can be infected by agrobacterium hosting an appropriate binary vector.

03/31/16
20160090248 

Automated loading system


Cable robots may be used to automatically load items onto one or more surfaces in any environment. An item may be received on a carrier that is connected to tensioning actuators of a cable robot by one or more cables in tension.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/31/16
20160089766 

Induction hardened processing shaft and making same


An induction hardened processing shaft of a part-processing apparatus and method of manufacturing includes exposing a shaft to a partial induction hardening process. An induction hardening process may be applied to only the portion of the shaft that may be exposed to processing spray or shot peening material.
Engineered Abrasives, Inc.


03/31/16
20160089715 

Horizontal skull melt shot sleeve


Disclosed are embodiments of a vessel configured to contain a secondary magnetic induction field therein for melting materials, and methods of use thereof. The vessel can be used in an injection molding apparatus having an induction coil positioned adjacent to the vessel.
Crucible Intellectual Property, Llc


03/31/16
20160089585 

Golf tee with spark induction coatingan aimproving golf performance


A golf tee having a contact alert coating provides a novel training aid that is economical, compact, and encourages proper golfing form. The golf tee has a golf tee body with a top plate, top wall and side walls.

03/31/16
20160089433 

Induction of il-12 using immunotherapy


The present invention relates to compositions and methods that promote the induction of il-12 in a patient. The composition includes activated allogeneic cells that are administered to a patient with a disease such as cancer.
Immunovative Therapies, Ltd.


03/31/16
20160089429 

Oral vaccine having improved cellular immunity induction potency


An oral preparation for the prophylaxis or treatment of a disease with infection by a pathogen, containing a killed lactic acid bacterium expressing, on the surface, an antigen of the pathogen, or a microparticulated form thereof, which has an average particle size of 2.68-30 μm. An oral preparation for inducing cellular immunity to a target antigen, containing a killed lactic acid bacterium expressing the target antigen on the surface or a microparticulated form thereof, which has a particle size of 2.68-30 μm..
Anges Mg, Inc.


03/31/16
20160088970 

Inductively heated steam cooking apparatus


The invention relates to an apparatus for steam cooking and rethermalizing foods with increased efficiency, faster times, lesser water use, and lesser energy expenditure, comprising generally a cooking chamber comprising a housing substantially composed of a non-magnetic, non-ferrous material, a first reservoir portion within the cooking chamber for containing water to be steamed, a heating plate within said first reservoir portion, and an inductive heat source operable to create heat through induction within said heating plate located in proximity to the heating plate.. .
Tf Cardinal, Llc


03/24/16
20160088687 

Fluid heating device


An object of this invention is to detect breakage of a conductor tube before it happens and to prevent leakage of the heated fluid. More concretely, this invention is a fluid heating device that applies heat to a fluid that flows in the conductor tube of a helical shape by applying induction heat to the conductor tube and that comprises an electrical connecting member that constitutes a short circuit by electrically connecting each of required portions of the conductor tube, and a potential measuring instrument that measures a potential of the conductor tube..
Tokuden Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160087331 

Antenna designs for communication between a wirelessly powered implant to an external device outside the body


Methods and apparatus for wireless power transfer and communications are provided. In one embodiment, a wireless power transfer system comprises an external transmit resonator configured to transmit wireless power, an implantable receive resonator configured to receive the transmitted wireless power from the transmit resonator, and communications antenna in the implantable receive resonator configured to send communication information to the transmit resonator.

03/24/16
20160087330 

Antenna device and communication terminal device


An antenna device includes two conductor surfaces at opposing positions with a space interposed between the conductor surfaces, a first connection conductor connecting the two conductor surfaces galvanically at one location, and an antenna coil arranged in proximity to the first connection conductor. The antenna coil is arranged at a position at which the antenna coil causes an induced current to flow through the first connection conductor by electromagnetic induction.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085284 

Power supply device


A power supply device disclosed in the present specification has an output portion which generates an output voltage from an input voltage by means of on-off control of an output transistor and feeds the output voltage to a load, an output feedback controller which drives the output portion by performing output feedback control, and a detector which detects, by means of an electromagnetic induction method, a ripple component in a monitoring target current resulting from the on-off control of the output transistor. The output feedback controller performs the output feedback control based on the result of detection by the detector..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085251 

Power supply device


A power supply device has an output portion that generates an output voltage from an input voltage and supplies the output voltage to a load, an output feedback controller that drives the output portion by performing output feedback control, and a first detector that detects, by means of an electromagnetic induction method, a change in a first monitoring target current due to a load change. The output feedback controller reflects a detection result from the first detector into the output feedback control..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160084983 

Homogeneous inversion for multi-component induction tools


Various embodiments include apparatus and methods that perform a homogeneous inversion processing to data or signals acquired from a multicomponent induction tool operating in a wellbore. The homogeneous inversion processing can be used to provide a quality check of results from radial one dimensional borehole correction processing.
Hallibutron Energy Services, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084823 

Methods and kits for testing the genotoxicity of an agent


The present invention relates to methods and kits for testing the genotoxicity of an agent. In particular, the present invention provides a global assay for the measurement of genotoxic stress based on p53 target gene induction.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen


03/24/16
20160083827 

Method for producing a metal film


A method for producing a metal film composed of an alloy having more than 50% nickel (a) melts the alloy in amounts of more than one ton in a vacuum induction furnace, or openly in an induction or arc furnace, followed by treatment in a vod or vlf installation, (b) the alloy is cast into blocks, electrodes or as continuous casting to form a pre-product, (c) the pre-product is annealed if necessary at temperatures between 800° c.-1350° c. For 1-300 hours under air or protective gas, and (d) hot rolled between 1300° c.-600° c.
Vdm Metals Gmbh


03/24/16
20160081973 

Activator of mitochondria


In order to allow differentiation induction of cancer cells into normal cells, the present invention provides an activator of mitochondria containing a component expected to have an epigenetic action, or provides a cell differentiation inducer having a novel composition that has an action to activate mitochondria. The activator of mitochondria contains, as an effective component, 0.03 to 300 μg/ml of a single component of kaempferol, or a mixture component of kaempferol and glycerol.
Flora Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160081312 

Model of alzheimer's disease


The invention features a non-transgenic rat model for early ad, using a metal mixture of as, cd and pb, characterized by enhanced synergistic amyloidogenicity in rat cortex and hippocampus. This model can serve as a tool for (a) ad-directed drug screening, and (b) determining mechanism of ad pathogenicity.
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research


03/17/16
20160079830 

Compressed air energy storage unit with induction pump and the production of such a compressed air energy storage unit


A compressed air energy storage unit includes an electrical input and output circuit, a compressor and expansion device and an artificially created compressed air reservoir. The compressor and expansion device includes a piston pump having pistons formed of an electrically and thermally conductive liquid, e.g.

03/17/16
20160079762 

Pliable object having low-profile power-coupling transmission module


A pliable object having a low-profile power-coupling transmission module is disclosed. The pliable object has a pliable body.
Coremate Technical Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160078424 

Induction based mobile transactions


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for completing a transaction using a wireless mobile communication channel and another communication channel, particularly another communication channel that provides for near field radio channels (nfc), as well as other communication channels, such as bluetooth or wifi. The present invention also provides a method of completing a transaction in which a management server assists a transaction server and a point of sale terminal in forwarding transaction information to a hand-held mobile device, with the transaction having originated from the hand-held mobile device.

03/17/16
20160077628 

Touch screen, producing touch screen, touch display device


The embodiments of the invention disclose a touch screen, a method for producing a touch screen, and a touch display device, which relate to a field of display. The touch screen does not need bridging, have high transmittance, and are simple in process, which can not only reduce the production cost but also achieve a high yield of mass production.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160076375 

System and repairing blades


A system and method for repairing a blade are provided. The system includes an induction heating coil configured for heating a platform and slash face of the blade.
General Electric Company


03/17/16
20160076064 

Engineered strain of escherichia coli for production of poly-r-3-hydroxyalkanoate polymers with defined monomer unit composition and methods based thereon


Methods and systems for producing prescribed unit size azido-poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) (azido-pha) polymers and copolymers are provided. The methods and systems can employ recombinant bacteria that are not native producers of pha or lack enzymes to degrade pha once synthesized, metabolize short to long chain fatty acids without induction, and express an (r)-specific enoyl-coa hydratase and a pha synthase, the (r)-specific enoyl-coa hydratase and pha synthase having wide substrate specificities.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York


03/17/16
20160075953 

Oil shale retorting


Pyrolysis of oil shale or removal of valuable hydrocarbons from other hydrocarbon-containing materials is achieved through heating of induction-heatable objects which can transfer heat to the oil shale or other hydrocarbon-containing material in a dynamic process matrix. The induction-heatable materials should be conductive and resistive.
Guardsman Group, Llc. A Utah Limited Liability Company


03/17/16
20160075538 

Operation device for manual control of a load suspended in the operation device


Provided are a method and an operation device for a manual control of a load suspended in the operations device (2) having a housing (20); a first connection device (5), at least indirectly carried by the housing (20), for the connection of the operation device (2) to a device for the lifting and lowering of the operation device (2) with its suspended load; a second connection device (21), at least indirectly carried by the housing, for the connection of the operation device (2) to the load which is to carried by the operation means; a handle (22), which is movably arranged in relation to the housing (20) and the load connection device (21) and which has a rest position between two end positions; a sensor (4) arranged inside the housing (20) for the detection of a motion by the handle (22) in relation to the housing (20) and the load connection device (21), which sensor (4) emits a signal corresponding to the movement of the handle (23) from its rest position; a control unit for receiving the signal and as a result thereof control the lifting and lowering of the operation device (2) with its suspended load, wherein the sensor (4) is an electromagnetic induction sensor.. .
Binar Quick-lift Systems Ab






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