|| List of recent Lobe-related patents
| System and method for storing and retrieving geospatial data|
Systems and methods for storing and retrieving geospatial data in a geographic information system are provided. Geospatial data can be spatially partitioned along axes of a spherical coordinate system associated with a virtual globe or other spheroid into a plurality of discrete geospatial volumes pursuant to a hierarchical spatial partitioning scheme.
| Handover for an intermediate node in a wireless communication network|
The present invention relates to an intermediate node which is arranged to relay information between a donor node and at least one served node, and comprises a served antenna arrangement that communicates by means of at least a first and second electrically steerable antenna radiation lobe. During a first mode of operation, all antenna radiation lobes are directed towards a first donor node.
| Fuel assembly|
Nuclear fuel assemblies include fuel elements that are sintered or cast into billets and co-extruded into a spiral, multi-lobed shape. The fuel kernel may be a metal alloy of metal fuel material and a metal-non-fuel material, or ceramic fuel in a metal non-fuel matrix.
| Scalable brain boards for data networking, processing and storage|
Systems, methods and other means for improving rack based systems are discussed herein. Some embodiments may provide for a module for insertion in a rack based system.
| Sheet deceleration apparatus and method|
Sheet deceleration apparatus and methods for decelerating a sheet of material for use in a sheet stacking or other application. The deceleration apparatus includes a rotatable cam nip, rotatable about a first axis and provided on one side of the travel path, such that the sheet of material can pass by the cam nip.
| Drill bit seal and method of using same|
A seal for a rolling cutter drill bit is provided. The seal has a ring shaped seal body having an inside diameter and an outside diameter, and a mud lobe and a grease lobe extending from the inside diameter of the seal body.
|Flight management system|
A flight management system of an aircraft is provided allowing notably the calculation of a trajectory over the terrestrial globe. The calculation of a trajectory is carried out with respect to a true north, true north being a navigation term referring to the direction of the geographical north pole with respect to a given position.
|Control catheters and methods for pulmonary suffusion and related therapies|
The present invention discloses control catheters and methods for pulmonary suffusion and related therapies. The control catheter may comprise a control end, working end having a first balloon, a minor lumen, and a first and second major lumen.
|Tool-free connector and mounting arrangement|
A connector includes a first portion having a shank defining an axis and a pair of flanges defining a receiving space therebetween, the pair of flanges extending from the shank substantially perpendicular to the axis. A second portion of the connector is movable relative to the first portion along the axis between a first position and a second position corresponding to a first configuration and a second configuration of the connector.
|Energy absorber with staggered, vertically oriented crush lobes|
A thermoplastic energy absorber having a horizontal axis and a vertical axis, and comprise: an array of energy absorbing lobes protruding from a base, the lobes arranged in two or more rows. The energy absorbing lobes can have a vertical length (l) and a horizontal width (d), and wherein a ratio of l:d is greater than 1.
|Rocker arm assembly and components therefor|
A method of precision manufacture of an outer arm of a rocker arm assembly is performed by determining structures of a rough outer arm that would require precision processing and locations to support the structures as they are processed. Starting with at least one structure requiring precision processing, locations on the outer arm close to the structure to hold the outer arm during processing are determined that would cause minimal distortion of the outer arm during processing.
|Asymmetrical cutting tool having dual eccentric thumb studs|
An asymmetrical cutting tool has a partially cord-wrapped handle with a first handle panel, a second handle panel, and an intercheangeable overlay. The cutting tool further includes a folding blade, pivotably attached to the cord-wrapped/overlaid handle, and having a partially concave edge and a punch tip.
|Method and system for searching, sensing, discovering, screening, enabling awareness, alerting, sharing, sending, receiving, buying, selling, and otherwise transmitting stories, content, interests, data, goods and services among known and unknown devices in a communication network.|
Systems, method and apparatus are provided for searching, sensing, discovering, screening, enabling awareness, alerting, sharing, sending, receiving, buying, selling, and otherwise transmitting stories, content, interests, data, goods and services among known and unknown devices in a communication network. Humans have a core desire to communicate and share with those around them—both nearby and around the globe—to enhance their individual, social and shared experiences.
|Safety device for lifting and supporting barbells|
The present invention is a safety device and method of use that comprises a generally round eccentric disk having a peripheral edge and central rotation axis. The generally round eccentric disk has a barbell access slot extending from the peripheral edge to a seat.
|Cap assembly having storage chamber for secondary material with movable working member|
The storage chamber for secondary material applicable to the discharging direction of contents stored in the container consists of body with storage space and inseparable operating section mounted around the globe. If above operating section moves up, opening and closing hole made or formed in the storage space of storage is opened and contents stored in the storage space is dropped and mixed with contents stored in the container.
|Method of using a disposable pipette tip|
The pipetting method is directed to mounting and ejecting a disposable pipette tip. The pipetting system has one or more tip mounting shafts with an upper locking section and a lower sealing section.
|Validation process for ipsative assessments|
This invention is a validation process for ipsative assessments. Respondents are connected to an electroencephalograph (eeg) and some or all of the ipsative assessment questions are asked again while connected to the eeg.
|Multi-channel, rotary, progressing cavity pump|
A multi-channel, rotary, progressing cavity pump comprising a housing having an outer wall defined by overlapping cylindrical chambers, a first end wall defining an inlet port, and a second end wall defining an outlet port, said inlet and outlet ports communicating with each chamber; meshed, lobed rotors disposed within said housing and comprising a plurality of lobes having first and second axially-facing end surfaces, said surfaces defining a twist angle, and each lobe defining a helix angle; each rotor being disposed in one chamber of said housing so that a lobe apex sealingly engages the outer wall defined by its associated chamber, and said surfaces sealingly engage said end walls; whereby, when said rotors are rotated in the same direction in unison, (i) an axial progressing cavity is created between said rotors, and (ii) a plurality of peripheral progressing cavities are created between said rotors and said housing.. .
|Bulb-shaped lamp and luminaire|
According to one embodiment, a bulb-shaped lamp includes a light source unit, a plurality of substrates, a substrate holding member, and a globe. The respective substrates hold light source units.
|3d localisation microscopy and 4d localisation microscopy and tracking methods and systems|
A 3d localisation microscopy system, 4d localisation microscopy system, or an emitter tracking system arranged to cause a phase difference between light passing to or from one part of the objective relative to light passing to or from another part of the objective, to produce a point emitter image which comprises two lobes, a separation between which is related to the position of the emitter relative to the objective of the imaging system, and in the 4d system a further property of which image or of said light to or from the objective is related to another location independent property of the emitter.. .
|Low sidelobe reflector antenna with shield|
A front feed reflector antenna with a dish reflector has a wave guide is coupled to a proximal end of the dish reflector, projecting into the dish reflector along a longitudinal axis. A dielectric block may be coupled to a distal end of the waveguide and a sub-reflector coupled to a distal end of the dielectric block.
|Rfid tag reader and method for reading an rfid tag|
An rfid reader and method for reading an rfid tag is provided herein. The rfid reader operates in a “bistatic” mode, utilizing two rf antennas, one for transmitting an rf signal, and one for receiving an rf signal.
|Self-contained, solar-powered led illuminator modules and applications thereof|
A light source causes hollow objects to glow in the dark (gid), thereby extending the operating period of light-activated materials in gazing globes and other decorative or ornamental objects. The light source may be provided as part of a conversion kit, enabling objects from different manufacturers to be converted to gid objects following purchase.
|Bulb-type lamp and luminaire|
According to one embodiment, in a constricted part of a globe, one end is set to a minimum diameter, the other end is set to a maximum diameter, and a diameter thereof increases from the one end side to the other end side. The constricted part of the globe is concaved into the inside of an imaginary straight line connecting an outer edge of the one end and an outer edge of the other end when viewed in section.
|Adjustable cone expansion systems and methods|
An expansion system including a mandrel slidably coupled to plurality of primary cone segments that are interleaved with a plurality of secondary cone segments. The expansion system has a the first position wherein the primary cone segments and secondary cone segments are in a retracted position, a second position wherein the primary cone segments are in an expanded position and the secondary cone segments are in a retracted position, and a third position wherein the primary cone segments and the secondary cone segments are in an expanded position.
|Spirit of innovation award and promotional products|
An award includes a representation of at least a portion of a world globe and three human figures in yoga postures imposed on its surface. The three human figures include a figure in a sitting position with legs stretched out and arms raised; a figure supported on its shoulders, curled with its chin near its chest and its legs stretched back over its head, and a figure in a kneeling position with its head bent back.
|Gas turbine engine components with film cooling holes having cylindrical to multi-lobe configurations|
An engine component includes a body; and a plurality of cooling holes formed in the body, at least one of the cooling holes having a multi-lobed shape with at least a first lobe, a second lobe, and a third lobe.. .
|Light bulb shaped lamp and lighting apparatus|
A light bulb shaped lamp according to the present invention includes: a hollow globe having an opening; a plurality of light-emitting modules housed in the globe, each of the light-emitting modules having a semiconductor light-emitting device that is a light source; and a stem extending from the opening of the globe to an inside of the globe, the stem supporting the light-emitting modules, in which the stem penetrates at least one of the light-emitting modules, and the light-emitting modules are spaced a predetermined distance apart along an axis of the stem.. .
|Method and apparatus for power loss compensation and suppression of sidelobes in antenna arrays|
An antenna array for the transmission of signals is disclosed which comprises a plurality of antenna elements connected to a plurality of transceivers. The plurality of transceivers receive transceiver signals for transmission to the plurality of antenna elements.
|Method for producing a solar cell|
A device including a surface layer of a selected material in a predetermined pattern on a substrate surface. A groove or ridge arranged in the substrate surface includes a bottom or top face, respectively, and at least one side face sloping relative to the bottom or top face.
|Novel strain of lentinula edodes gna01|
A novel shiitake strain lentinula edodes (berk.) pegler gna01 (accession no: kccm11135p) and a fruit body produced by culturing the same. The shiitake mushroom may have no distinct pilei and stipes, but is generally similar to a spherical shape, with both the pileus and the stipe integrating into a globe or sphere-like shape..
|Median lobe retraction apparatus and method|
A system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other purposes. In one aspect, the system includes a delivery device configured to deploy and implant anchor devices for comprising, distracting and/or retracting the lobes of a prostate..