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 Network topology discovery by resolving loops patent thumbnailNetwork topology discovery by resolving loops
Previously available network management systems fail to adequately enable discovery of a network topology that includes both compliant and non-compliant networking devices. By contrast, and to that end, various implementations disclosed herein include systems, methods and apparatuses that determine whether or not a loop exists within uplink metadata associated with first and second compliant devices, wherein the loop in the uplink metadata is characterized by pointers provided to indicate that the first and second compliant devices operate to send externally addressed traffic to one another contrary to the operation of the first and second compliant devices within a network; and resolve the loop by adding a non-compliant device to topology-link map data associated with the first and second compliant devices in response to determining the existence of the loop, wherein the topology-link map data archives accessible information about the topology of the network based at least on the uplink metadata..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


 Methods and systems for cascaded phase-locked loops (plls) patent thumbnailMethods and systems for cascaded phase-locked loops (plls)
Systems and methods are provided for cascaded phase-locked loops (plls). A plurality of phase-locked loops (plls) arranged in a cascaded manner may be used in providing enhanced signal generation.
Maxlinear, Inc.


 Ring frequency divider patent thumbnailRing frequency divider
A circuit for a divider or counter may include a frequency divider having multiple rings for dividing an input frequency to obtain an output frequency. The first and second rings may include an odd-numbered plurality of elements, such as inverters, wherein each inverter of a ring is coupled to another inverter of the ring in a circular chain.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.


 System and  fault protection of a motor patent thumbnailSystem and fault protection of a motor
An exemplary motor driving system includes a power source, a driving circuit, a controller, a motor, and a protection circuit. The driving circuit including at least one switching device coupled with the power source.
General Electric Company


 Cooling loops and vehicles incorporating the same patent thumbnailCooling loops and vehicles incorporating the same
Cooling loops and vehicles including cooling loops include a power module, a cooling loop including a cooler thermally coupled to the power module, a working fluid housed within the cooler, where the working fluid absorbs thermal energy from the power module, a heat exchanger in fluid communication with the cooler, a pump in fluid communication with the heat exchanger and the cooler, and a vehicle component thermally coupled to the cooling loop, where the working fluid from the cooler is selectively directed to the vehicle component.. .
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


 Multi-stage vehicle detection in side-by-side drive-thru configurations patent thumbnailMulti-stage vehicle detection in side-by-side drive-thru configurations
Multi-stage vehicle detection systems and methods for side-by-side drive-thru configurations. One or more video cameras for an image-capturing unit) can be employed for capturing video of a drive-thru of interest in a monitored area.
Xerox Corporation


 Droop detection and regulation for processor tiles patent thumbnailDroop detection and regulation for processor tiles
A processor system includes first and second regulators for regulating an adjusted supply voltage. The first and second regulators generate a plurality of control signals to regulate an adjusted power supply voltage and that generate a charge when a droop level falls below a droop threshold value by implementing first and second control loops.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


 Droop detection for low-dropout regulator patent thumbnailDroop detection for low-dropout regulator
A processor system includes first and second regulators for regulating an adjusted supply voltage. In one embodiment, the regulator system comprises a digital low-dropout (dldo) control system comprising first and second regulators that generate a plurality of control signals to regulate an adjusted power supply voltage and that generate a charge when a droop level falls below a droop threshold value.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


 Integration of solenoid positioning antennas in wireless inductive charging power applications patent thumbnailIntegration of solenoid positioning antennas in wireless inductive charging power applications
An apparatus for determining a position between a wireless power transmitter and a wireless power receiver is provided. The apparatus comprises a ferrite structure.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Adaptive inertial measurement system and method patent thumbnailAdaptive inertial measurement system and method
A control system includes a processor that operates one or more control loops that enable gyroscopic angular measurement for an inertial measurement unit (imu). Each of the one or more control loops operates over a range of set points defined for each of the respective control loops.
Northrop Grumman Systems Cooration


Trailer with protective rail and tie-down anchors

A protective rail for a trailer is formed of an extension or ridge projecting outwardly from a wall of the trailer and extending along at least a part of a length of the wall. The protective rail is provided with tie-down anchors for coupling with tie-downs having couplers such as rings, eyes, or loops.
Titan Trailers Inc.

Cooling loops including selective direction of working fluid and vehicles incorporating the same

Cooling loops and vehicles including cooling loops are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a vehicle includes a power module, a cooling loop including a cooler thermally coupled to the power module, a working fluid housed within the cooler, where the working fluid absorbs thermal energy from the power module, a heat exchanger in fluid communication with the cooler, a pump in fluid communication with the heat exchanger and the cooler, and at least one of a battery pack assembly and a heater core thermally coupled to the cooling loop, where the battery pack assembly provides electrical power to the vehicle and the heater core facilitates heating of a cabin of the vehicle..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Plyometric exercise device

The present invention relates to a plyometric exercise device comprising a pair of neoprene bands having loops for engaging clips on the end of resistance cords, a pair of resistance cords with clips at the end and a belt and/or pair of handles for attaching to the resistance cords at the end opposite the neoprene bands. The pair of neoprene bands is sized to fit around the thigh of a user and is made of a unitary construction.

Woven foldable catheter

Apparatus, consisting of a catheter having a distal end and a predefined outer diameter. The apparatus also has a plurality of elastic filaments, each filament having at least one electrode fixed thereto and having two ends fixed within the catheter distal end to hold the filament as a loop.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Synchronizing cardiovascular sensors for cardiovascular monitoring

This document describes synchronizing cardiovascular sensors for cardiovascular monitoring, such as through sensing relevant hemodynamics understood by pulse transit times, blood pressures, pulse-wave velocities, and, in more breadth, electrical conduction properties, cardiac rhythms, thoracic impedance, ballistocardiograms and pressure-volume loops. The techniques disclosed in this document use various cardiovascular sensors to sense hemodynamics, such as skin color and skin and other organ displacement.
Google, Inc.

Electrical resistance heater assembly

An electrical resistance heater assembly includes a tubular housing, a first mica board supporting a first heater ribbon running in a looped configuration along rows that are substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the heater assembly, said rows being defined by series of mounting holes through which loops of the heater ribbon protrude. This mica board can be stacked on top of a second mica board supporting a second heater ribbon in looped configuration.
Eichenauer Heizelemente Gmbh & Co. Kg

Integration of positioning antennas in wireless inductive charging power applications

An apparatus for determining a position between a wireless power transmitter and a wireless power receiver is provided. The apparatus comprises a first ferrite block having respective portions configured to be disposed in physical contact with each of adjacent second and third ferrite blocks separated by a first gap and with each of adjacent fourth and fifth ferrite blocks separated by a second gap.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for resonance switching resonator fiber optic gyroscopes (rfogs) with feed-forward processing

Systems and methods for resonance switching rfogs with feed-forward processing are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises: a fiber optic resonator; first and second laser sources coupled to the resonator, wherein the first source launches a first beam into the resonator and the second source launches a second beam into the resonator in an opposite direction; a first servo loop that locks the first beam to a first resonant mode of the resonator during a first state and to a second resonant mode of the resonator during a second state; a second servo loop that locks the second beam to the second resonant mode during the first state and to the first resonant mode during the second state; a feed-forward rate processor coupled to the servo loops that calculates a fsr average across a prior resonance switching cycle of resonant frequency measurements and applies the average to current measurements..
Honeywell International Inc.

Knit article of apparel and apparel printing system and method

An article of apparel including a tubular knit textile region is provided, as well as an apparel printing system for printing on regions of the tubular knit textile region and related methods. The article of apparel can include a tubular knit textile region having an internal side and an opposite external side configured to be exposed during use, a plurality of yarns in an arrangement of interlocked loops forming parallel rows and channels therebetween, and a printed ink design on its external side.
Nike, Inc.

Roping harness

A roping harness having a sit harness, pair of shoulder straps, and at least one securing link having a first strap unfurlable in the lengthwise direction, and composed of two superposed strands secured to one another by a stitching area, designed to tear when a fall happens separating the strands and moving the connecting loop from a lowered to a raised position. The securing link includes a second strap connecting the sternal attachment to the corresponding sit harness strap.
Zedel

Bioactive implant for myocardial regeneration and ventricular chamber restoration

Bioactive implant for myocardial regeneration and ventricular chamber support including an elastomeric microporous membrane. The elastomeric microporous membrane being at least one non-degradable polymer and at least one partially degradable polymer.

Systems and methods for providing vector control of a grid connected converter with a resonant circuit grid filter

An example system for controlling a grid-connected energy source using a neural network is described herein. The example system can include a grid-connected converter (“gcc”) operably coupled between an electrical grid and an energy source, a n-order grid filter (e.g., where n is an integer greater than or equal to 2) operably coupled between the electrical grid and the gcc, and a nested-loop controller.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama

Production high-low pile towel

The present invention falls within the field of textile products, and specifically provides a brand new production method for a high-low pile towel. The method breaks through the visual monotony of conventional towels and a traditional design method in which two or three adjacent conventional pile loops have a consistent pile loop height in conventional high-low pile towels, but uses a design method in which two or three adjacent pile loops have a inconsistent pile loop height for weaving, and at the same time uses a special dyeing and finishing treatment, whereby the dyed and finished product has a special visual effect, a strong visual impact, and a fluffy and soft hand feel, and the product therefrom has a high additional value without improving the coats, compared with the existing products.
Loftex China Ltd.

Cinchable ground sheet and loop kit

In at least some embodiments, a ground sheet assembly includes a portable ground sheet having a first section and a plurality of additional sections. The ground sheet assembly includes a first loop coupled to the first section and a plurality of additional loops coupled to each of the additional sections of the ground sheet.
Allsop, Inc.

Tire including a set of one or more knitted fabrics

The tire (10) comprises at least one set (45) of at least two layers of at least one knit (441, 442), the two layers being at least partially superposed on one another. The knit (441, 442) comprises: columns of loops arranged one after the other substantially in an overall direction (x1) referred to as the main direction, rows of loops arranged one beside the other substantially in an overall direction (z1) referred to as the transverse direction.
Michelin Recherche Et Technique S.a.

Mop head with braided cord

A mop head includes a collar and a braided cord comprised of a plurality of strands defining a core. The collar is positioned at a top end of the mop head such that the collar is capable of securing to a portion of a mop pole.
Ingenious Designs Llc

Adaptive physical layer warm-up for lte tdd c-drx power optimization

Methods and apparatus to reduce power consumption in user equipment (ue) that operates in a connected discontinuous reception (c-drx) mode while in communication with wireless network are disclosed. A c-drx warm-up period before the ue enters an on-duration is adjusted dynamically based on one or more factors including a time division duplex (tdd) uplink/downlink (ul/dl) subframe configuration, signal-to-noise ratio (snr) values, and doppler shift values.
Apple Inc.

Wideband direct modulation with two-point injection in digital phase locked loops

A digitally controlled oscillator (dco) modulation apparatus and method provides a wideband phase-modulated signal output. An exemplary modulator circuit uses an oscillator in a phase-locked loop.
Innophase, Inc.

Programmable vision accelerator

In one embodiment of the present invention, a programmable vision accelerator enables applications to collapse multi-dimensional loops into one dimensional loops. In general, configurable components included in the programmable vision accelerator work together to facilitate such loop collapsing.
Nvidia Corporation

Vehicle with at least one multipurpose equipment item mounted on a winch and associated methods of use

A vehicle recovery or anchoring system is provided including a winch coupled to a vehicle, a cable retractably disposed in the winch, a selectively removable dual use vehicle component and anchoring structure (duvcac), e.g., a spare tire, and a retaining structure that is configured to retract and hold the duvcac or extend the same based on operation of the winch. The cable is adapted to selectively couple and decouple with the retaining structure, wherein the cable is passed through a section of the duvcac and be drawn against the vehicle and/or winch.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Method and system for managing a plurality of critical functions in an aircraft

A system and a method are disclosed for managing a plurality of critical functions in an aircraft, the system comprising at least one data providing unit for providing digital signals, wherein at least one digital signal is associated with a given critical function of the plurality of critical functions; at least one transmission path coupled to the at least one providing unit; a memory unit for storing an operating system and a plurality of critical applications managing the plurality of critical functions; and a processing unit operatively coupled to the memory unit and configured to receive the digital signals along the at least one transmission path, the processing unit for executing the operating system and the plurality of critical applications, wherein the execution of the plurality of critical applications is managed by the operating system to accommodate fast loops and to ensure independence of the plurality of critical applications.. .
Thales Canada Inc.

Skin material fastening structure and skin material removing tool

A skin material fastening structure for removably fastening an edge of a first skin material covering a part of molded foam and an edge of a second skin material covering another part of the molded foam in a fastening groove formed in the molded foam. The fastening groove includes first and second sides facing each other, and a bottom extending between lower ends of the first and second sides.
Ykk Corporation

Method and system for using electromagnetism to control fertilizer leaching

Devices are provided comprising one or more insulated hollow vertical pipes inserted into a bed of soil, each pipe having a descending and an ascending conductive element forming a loop within the interior of the pipe. A plurality of such vertical pipes can be attached to a straight pipe, forming a two dimensional array of vertical pipes, in which the loops are connected in series.

Commercial fischer-tropsch reactor

A method for converting synthesis gas into liquid hydrocarbons by introducing a synthesis gas feed into a fischer-tropsch system that includes a catalytic reactor fluidly connected with at least two slurry loops, the reactor comprising at least as many reactor product outlets and slurry return inlets as slurry loops; each slurry loop comprising a separation system comprising at least one separator, an inlet of each separator fluidly connected to a reactor product outlet via a slurry offtake, and an outlet of each separator fluidly connected to a slurry return inlet via a slurry return; separating concentrated catalyst slurry from the reaction product via the slurry loops; removing liquid hydrocarbon product from each separator; and returning concentrated catalyst slurry to the catalytic reactor via the slurry returns and slurry return inlets. A system for converting synthesis gas into liquid hydrocarbons via the method is also disclosed..
Res Usa, Llc

Microfluidic systems and networks

A network of microfluidic channels may include at least three loops interconnected at a junction. Each of the loops may include a fluid channel having a length extending from the junction to a second end; and a fluid actuator along the fluid channel and located at a first distance from junction along the length of the fluid channel and at a second distance less than the first distance from the second end.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Tissue grasping tool

A tissue grasping tool includes: a longitudinal-axis member; a first member and second member; a manipulation member; a first wire-shaped member protruding from the first member and being formed a first loop; and a second wire-shaped member protruding from the second member and being formed a second loop; the first wire-shaped member and the second wire-shaped member extend in a direction which gradually approaches with each other as it goes toward the distal side from a proximal side of the first and second loops; in a state of which the first member and the second member come close with each other, the second wire-shaped member passes through an inside of the first loop; and a distance between distal end portions of the first and second loops is increased according to an operation in which the first member and the second member approach.. .
Olympus Corporation

Blending appliance with whisk agitator

A blending appliance is provided including a motorized base, a blending container, and an agitator configuration fitted into an opening of the blending container and rotatably coupled to the motorized base when the blending container is mounted on the motorized base. The agitator configuration includes a blade arrangement disposed on a spindle performing a blending operation on ingredients at a lower end of the blending container and a whisk including a plurality of loops disposed a pre-determined distance from the blade arrangement at a distal end of a rotating shaft interconnected to the spindle..
Sunbeam Products, Inc.

Skip rx during sbs transmission

A method and apparatus for concurrent wireless communications on multiple channels of the same frequency band. A wireless device receives a first data signal via a first transceiver chain while concurrently initiating a transmission of a second data signal via a second transceiver chain of the wireless device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Phase-rotating phase locked loop and controlling operation thereof

A phase-rotating phase locked loop (pll) may include first and second loops that share a loop filter and a voltage controlled oscillator in order to perform the operation of a phase-rotating pll, the first and second loops configured to activate in response to an enable signal. The pll may further include a phase frequency detection controller configured to provide the enable signal to the first and second loops in response to a transition of a coarse signal that may be applied as a digital code..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Transportation device with reciprocating part and kinetic storage

Manual drive energy is input into a transport device of one embodiment by linearly reciprocating a first drive member that couples by way of a ratchet mechanism (or other mechanical motion rectifier means) and a mechanical motion amplifier means to one or more faster spinning flywheel masses. The one or more flywheel masses are formed in part by a combination electric motor/generator and it has rechargeable electric batteries distributively provided about a flywheel mass portion thereof.

Bonding wire for semiconductor devices

Provided is a bonding wire capable of reducing the occurrence of defective loops. The bonding wire includes: a core material which contains more than 50 mol % of a metal m; an intermediate layer which is formed over the surface of the core material and made of ni, pd, the metal m, and unavoidable impurities, and in which the concentration of the ni is 15 to 80 mol %; and a coating layer formed over the intermediate layer and made of ni, pd and unavoidable impurities.
Nippon Micrometal Corporation

Nerd of the rings -- devices for measuring finger motion and recognizing hand gestures

This invention can be embodied in a wearable device or system for measuring finger motion and recognizing hand gestures comprising a distal loop which encircles the intermediate phalanx of a finger, a proximal loop which encircles the proximal phalanx of the finger, a joint-spanning strip which connects these two loops, and a bend sensor which is part of the joint-spanning strip. Changes in energy transmitted through, or generated by, the bend sensor are used to measure the motion and/or configuration of the proximal interphalangeal joint..
Medibotics Llc

Annular optical shifter and shifting optical signal

An annular optical shifter and a method for controlling shift, where the annular optical shifter includes: a first bent straight-through waveguide, connecting an input end and an output end of an optical signal, and configured to transmit, to the output end, the optical signal input from the input end; multiple optical delay waveguide loops, arranged transversely and parallel on two arms of the first bent straight-through waveguide, where the multiple optical delay waveguide loops are configured to temporarily store optical signals; multiple pairs of optical switches, where each pair of optical switches are configured to control on and off of an optical path that is on the two arms of the first bent straight-through waveguide and two sides of an optical delay waveguide loop corresponding to each pair of optical switches; and a controller, configured to implement shift-up or shift-down of the optical signals.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Adaptive electromagnet for high performance magnetic resonance imaging

A method of configuring a conducting grid of elements interconnected at intersecting nodes by switches is described. The method includes: constructing a background grid by connection of centroids of the cell shape of the conducting grid; identifying a subset of elements in the background grid that intersect the smooth pattern of loops; identifying a subset of elements in the conducting grid that intersect the subset of elements in the background grid; the subset of elements in the conducting grid forming a discretized pattern of loops representing the smooth pattern of loops; for each of the discretized pattern of loops identifying current-in and current-out nodes; altering the on-off state of individual switches in accordance with the discretized pattern of loops; opening the switch between each respective pair of current-in and current out nodes; and applying power to the conducting grid via at least one pair of the input and output current nodes such that the current flow through the elements generates the magnetic field profile..

Electronic device having electronic compass with demagnetizing coil and annular flux concentrating yokes

An electronic device may be provided with an electronic compass. The electronic compass may include magnetic sensors.
Apple Inc.

Flexible ammunition holders

A holder for ammunition and, in particular, to a flexible holder that conforms to curved surfaces especially useful for holding shotgun shells. The holder is a flexible band of separate ammunition shell or cartridge holders which enables the wearer to quickly and easily access the ammunition.

Vsv actuation arrangement

An actuation arrangement for effecting actuation of a variable stator vane pivotally mounted on a tubular casing. The actuation arrangement includes: an actuator connector connected to the variable stator vane via an actuating lever; an anchor fixedly mounted relative to the circumference of the tubular casing; an actuator; and a belt extending from the actuator to the fixed pulley.
Rolls-royce Plc

Non-woven double-layer industrial textile assembled from sleeve configuration panels, and panels therefor

Non-woven double layer industrial textiles comprising a plurality of interconnected selectively slit and profiled panels formed from suitable sheet or film materials. Each panel includes two fold regions at each end.
Astenjohnson, Inc.

Recombinant factor viii proteins

Provided are recombinant factor viii proteins, e.g., human factor viii proteins, in which one or more amino acids in at least one permissive loops or a3 domain are substituted or deleted, or replaced with heterologous moieties, while retaining the procoagulant activity of factor viii.. .
Biogen Ma Inc.

Multi-purpose emergency services strap

A multi-purpose emergency services strap for facilitating lifting, transporting or carrying an individual has a strap body with a plurality of independent loops formed in the strap body. The independent loops include at least two adjacent, proximal leg loops formed in the strap body on either side of the midline, end loops on each end of the multi-purpose emergency services strap, and a plurality of adjacent handles formed in the strap body positioned distal to each of the at least two adjacent, leg loops and proximal to the end loops.

Modifiable band jewelry

The present invention provides a modifiable band jewelry, which comprises a fibre band made of fibre threads or yarns, said band having one or more openings or loops, and at least one ornament or charm having an upper ornamental part with a lower surface connected to a lower male part, where the ornament or charm is removably attached to the band with the male part being inserted into one of said openings or loops. The fibre band may be made of several fibre threads or yarns being braided, plaited, woven, crocheted, knitted or twisted together, and a major part of the material forming the fibre threads or yarns may be synthetic..
Nova Stella Aps

Shooting strap and game drag apparatus

A shooting strap and game drag apparatus includes a radius-adjustable first strap member. A second strap member is connected to the first strap member, and a plurality of hand/wrist reception loops are connected to longitudinally sequential locations along the second strap member.

Nonvolatile memory devices and methods of operating the same

Methods of operating a nonvolatile memory device include performing erase loops on a memory block using a first voltage, performing program loops on memory cells of the memory block using a second voltage, and increasing the first and second voltages based on program/erase cycle information for the memory cells. The first voltage may include an erase verification voltage and the second voltage may include a program voltage..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Providing code sections for matrix of arithmetic logic units in a processor

The present invention relates to a processor having a trace cache and a plurality of alus arranged in a matrix, comprising an analyser unit located between the trace cache and the alus, wherein the analyser unit analyses the code in the trace cache, detects loops, transforms the code, and issues to the alus sections of the code combined to blocks for joint execution for a plurality of clock cycles.. .
Hyperion Core, Inc.

Non-woven double layer industrial textile assembled from hemmed panels

Nonwoven double layer industrial textiles comprising a plurality of interconnected selectively slit and profiled folded panels formed from suitable sheet or film materials. Each panel includes two fold regions having an array of slots and seaming loops.
Astenjohnson Inc.

Yarn color placement system

A yarn color placement system for a tufting machine including a series of different color yarns being fed to the needles of the tufting machine by yarn feed mechanisms. A backing material is fed through the tufting machine at an increased stitch rate as the needles are shifted according to the programmed pattern steps.
Card-monroe Corp.

Orthopedic brace and use

An orthopedic brace may include a main panel made of a flexible, breathable elastic fabric, such as perforated neoprene or airprene.® the main body panel includes a a fastening implement, such as hook-and-loop fasteners to secure the main body panel in an encircling position on or near a subject area of the human body. The brace may a shank embedded in the main panel to add rigidity in one or more areas.

Microwave antenna having a reactively-loaded loop configuration

A microwave ablation system is provided. The microwave ablation system includes a power source.
Covidien Lp

Reusable brush cleaning accessory and use

A brush accessory for fitting over the bristles and head of a brush, such as a hairbrush used for pets or humans. The accessory generally includes a stretchable band surrounding a stretchable mesh web which fits between the bristles of the brush.

Method and system for traffic pattern generation in a software-defined networking (sdn) system

In one embodiment, a packet from a sdn controller is received at a network device. The packet is processed according to a flow table, which contains at least two entries that each matches the packet.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Magnetocaloric heat apparatus

A magnetocaloric thermal appliance comprising three coaxial magnetic rotors (r1, r2, r3) rotatable about a rotational axis (r), provided with diametrally opposed magnetic poles (p), aligned with each other, and delimiting air gaps therebetween located in two parallel aft gap planes (pe1, pe2). Two holders (s1, s2) for magnetocaloric elements (m11, m12, m15, m17, m18) are located in the air gap planes.
Cooltech Applications

Hanging systems

Portable, compact hanging systems that enable a person to hang items from a wide variety of different objects and surfaces in order to free their hands for other activities are described. The hanging systems include hook and gated-loops systems composed of a hook connected to a gated loop by way of a rotatable hinge that provides multiple degrees of freedom.

Energy storage and retrieval systems

Systems and methods for storing and retrieving thermo-mechanical energy are disclosed. The systems and methods include a thermodynamic cycle (e.g., a reversible transcritical, trilateral, brayton or rankine/vapor compression cycle) that includes a plurality of loops and works as a heat pump in charging mode and as a heat engine in discharging mode.

Stitch distribution control system for tufting machines

A stitch distribution control system for a tufting machine for controlling placement of yarns being fed to the needles of the tufting machine by yarn feed mechanisms to form a desired pattern. A backing material is fed through the tufting machine at an increased stitch rate as the needles are shifted according to calculated pattern steps.
Card-monroe Corp.

System and magnetically launching projectiles or spacecraft

A system and method for magnetically launching projectiles or spacecraft includes an electromagnetic launcher including a launch tube, and a launch craft. The launch tube includes electrically conducting rails energized along the length of the rails, and a transverse direct current magnetic field is generated along the launch tube, and upper and lower conductors and loops of conducting material on the launch craft are provided for magnetic levitation, stabilization and propulsion of the launch craft in cooperation with the transverse direct current magnetic field.

Lifting grip

A grip for cylindrical or elongated elements, such as an umbilical cable. The system includes a mesh fabric that is created by interwoven lines that are initially laid out in a flat rectangular or trapezoidal shape.

Organic light-emitting diode displays with crack detection and crack propagation prevention circuitry

A display may have thin-film transistor (tft) circuitry on a substrate. An array of organic light-emitting diodes may be formed on the thin-film transistor circuitry.
Apple Inc.

Transceiver coil array facilitating mr-guided procedures

Nuclear magnetic resonance (mr) imaging can include use of an electrical transceiver coil system comprising an array of segmented loops. The array can be arranged about a portion of an imaging subject and arranged to provide surgical access to a region of the imaging subject from at least one direction.
Imris, Inc.

Circuits and methods for monitoring current in geophysical survey systems

The present disclosure provides a current monitoring circuit for monitoring current in a geophysical survey system. The circuit may be utilized in dipole-dipole systems including one or more electrode stations or in loop systems.
Zonge International, Inc.

Textile run and use thereof

A textile run with a slide surface (1, 51) consisting of looped fabric, the looped fabric comprising loops (4, 54) which are formed of warp threads by weaving or of pile threads by tufting and have a height (3, 53) of between at least 3 mm and at most 10 mm, 100 to 950 loops being disposed over an area of 1 dm 2. The invention further concerns the use of the textile run..
Mr. Snow Gmbh

Stretch knit metal chain fabrics

A knitted metal fabric of at least two rows of loops, the rows of loops comprising metal chain knitted together to form a knitted metal fabric. The metal chain comprises a plurality of links of metal linked together to form the chain.
Natalia Fedner Design

Roller covered by a covering comprising knit fabric and device employing same

A roller has knit fabric at its surface and which is employed in an apparatus permitting achievement of conservation of resources, conservation of energy, and low cost, and an apparatus employing such a roller. Roller 1 covered with covering 3 including knit fabric at its surface causes conveyance, supply, or other such movement of an object, or uses an to dry or cool an object as it is moved, or rotates while causing an object to be subjected to suction.
Sanwa Techno Co., Ltd.

Low phase noise frequency divider

A low phase noise frequency divider suitable for use in phase locked loops (pll) and frequency synthesizers, particular in a fractional-n pll system having an n frequency divider with a main (m) counter and an auxiliary (a) counter. In some user selectable cases, the count value cm for the m counter is fixed and only the count value ca for the a counter is varied.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Probabalistic modeling and analysis of hydrocarbon-containing reservoirs

Methods and systems are provided for modeling an aspect of a hydrocarbon-containing reservoir by constructing a first factor graph having variables and factors that describe the aspect of the hydrocarbon-containing reservoir. The first factor graph is converted to a tree-structured graph that does not have any cycle or loops.

Tissue retractor for minimally invasive surgery

Improved methods and devices for performing an endoscopic surgery including a system for performing minimally invasive procedures including a flexible catheter having a working space expanding system positioned at a distal portion, the working space expanding system movable from a non-expanded insertion position to an expanded position forming an expanded region to expand the working space within the body lumen. A tissue retractor having an inner member positioned within an outer guide member has a plurality of closed loops at a distal portion forming a petal-like structure.
Macroplata, Inc.

Knitted component with adjustable knitted portion

An article may include a base structure with a strand and an adjustment member. The adjustment member may include a course with a plurality of loops, and the strand of the base structure may be inlaid within the course of the adjustment member adjacent to a first loop and a second loop of the plurality of loops.
Nike, Inc.

Method and system of fast nested-loop circuit verification for process and environmental variation and hierarchical circuits

A computer-implemented method for quickly analyzing the effect of process, voltage, temperature, and other variations when the variation analysis or circuit structure can be hierarchically composed into nested loops. The method has two main steps: first, it hierarchically generates a set of points and inserts them into a flat list of tuples, where each tuple contains a point from each level in the looping hierarchy.
Solido Design Automation Inc.

Gastric calibration band

The invention relates to a non-inflatable gastric band (1) including two end areas (2, 3) and an intermediate portion (4). The inner surface (i) of the band (1) is intended to contact the stomach.
Medical Innovation Developpement

Valve prostheses having an integral centering mechanism and methods of use thereof

A transcatheter valve prosthesis including a tubular stent, a prosthetic valve component disposed within and secured to the stent, and a centering mechanism coupled to and encircling an outer surface of the tubular stent. The centering mechanism includes a self-expanding centering ring having an expanded diameter in the expanded configuration that is greater than an expanded diameter of the tubular stent in the expanded configuration and a plurality of self-expanding spokes radially extending between the tubular stent and the centering ring.
Medtronic Vascular, Inc.

Suture anchor comprising suture filament and suture tape

A suture anchor that is configured to pull repair sutures into a pre-formed hole in bone or boney tissue, having a fibrous construct having a first side and a second side; and a first filament body passing through the fibrous construct, the first filament body forming a first pair of loops that interleave with one another on one of the first side or the second side of the fibrous construct.. .
Conmed Corporation

Laminate for a hook-and-loop-fastener, and making a laminate for a hook-and-loop fastener

A laminate for a hook-and-loop fastener is made by supplying a film as a substrate and supplying a textile web that has a base structure knitted from threads and has loop threads incorporated into the base structure by knitting. The loop threads form loops provided for attachment to hook-and-loop hooks and formed from a textured multifilament yarn.

Minimizing leakage in liquid cooled electronic equipment

A method of minimizing the volume of coolant leaked in a liquid cooled electronic system. The method includes detecting a coolant leak in a closed liquid cooling loop from a plurality of closed liquid cooling loops in the server rack.
International Business Machines Corporation

Minimizing leakage in liquid cooled electronic equipment

An apparatus for minimizing the volume of coolant leaked in liquid cooled electronic equipment, the apparatus including a server rack, a plurality of closed liquid cooling loops, a plurality of liquid to liquid heat exchangers, and a plurality of pumps. The closed liquid cooling loops are coupled to at least one of the servers in the server rack.
International Business Machines Corporation

Microcontroller-based multifunctional electronic switch

A microcontroller based multifunctional electronic switch using a detection circuit design to convert external motion signals into message carrying sensing signals readable to the microcontroller. Based on the time length of sensing signals and the format of the sensing signals received in a preset instant period of time the microcontroller through the operation of its software program codes written in the otprom is able to recognize the working modes chosen by the external signal generating user and thereby selecting the appropriate loops of subroutine for execution.

Dual-loop programmable and dividerless clock generator for ultra low power applications

A programmable clock generator is provided which is particularly suitable for low power applications. The programmable clock generator is comprised of: an oscillator circuit that generates an output signal whose frequency is set by a control signal, two feedback loops for controlling output frequency and a loop select that selects which feedback loop is operational at a given time.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Foil tensioning system for pepper's ghost illusion

Systems and methods herein are directed to foil tensioning systems for pepper's ghost illusion. In one embodiment, a roller-based foil tensioning system provides for a holographic foil to be secured to a roller system on two or four sides, rolled outwards, and are then bolted in place, tightening the holographic screen material.
Ventana 3d, Llc

Magnetic sensor for absolute counting of revolutions or linear distances

A magnetic sensor for the absolute counting of revolutions or linear distances includes a soft magnetic loop structure, which is populated with a predeterminable number of magnetic domains and provided with gmr or tmr layer assemblies, in which at least two separate coplanar loops having predominantly straight subsegments extending in a rhombus-like arrangement with respect to each other are provided, and the at least two loops are connected to each other via a shared intersecting point, wherein directly in front of each intersecting region in which, and after which, the domains can change from one loop to the neighboring loop, these sections of the loop structure are bent away from the conductor guidance and are curved in a siphon-like manner in this region so as to be directed into the interior of the loop structure, wherein the conductors in respective siphon-like troughs intersect each other perpendicularly,. .
Horst Siedle Gmbh & Co. Kg

Broadly neutralizing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (hiv-1) gp120-specific monoclonal antibody

The invention provides a method for obtaining a broadly neutralizing antibody (bnab), including screening memory b cell cultures from a donor pbmc sample for neutralization activity against a plurality of hiv-1 species, cloning a memory b cell that exhibits broad neutralization activity; and rescuing a monoclonal antibody from that memory b cell culture. The resultant monoclonal antibodies may be characterized by their ability to selectively bind epitopes from the env proteins in native or monomeric form, as well as to inhibit infection of hiv-1 species from a plurality of clades.
International Aids Vaccine Initiative

Reusable hose bundling sleeve

A reusable hose bundling sleeve having hooks and loops attached to an elongated section of material. The loops have a portion that extends beyond an edge of the elongated section and the portion of the loops has an identifiable portion..

Loop amount absorption apparatus of slitter line

An absorption apparatus 1 that is an example of a loop amount absorption apparatus of a slitter line to which the present invention is applied is disposed in a region of a loop pit 3 provided in the slitter line 2. The absorption apparatus 1 includes a negative pressure roll 9 that grips and conveys strips and an up-down moving device 10 that enables the negative pressure roll 9 to move up and down.
Jdc, Inc.

Replacement pocket for lacrosse head

A replacement pocket for the head of a lacrosse stick is configured to be secured to an existing frame for the head. The replacement lacrosse pocket is formed from a plurality of elongated runners that are oriented substantially parallel to one another.

Method and preparation and insertion of an intraocular lens into the eye of a patient

A method for insertion of an intraocular lens into the eye of a patient, the method including removably attaching loop extensions to loops of an intraocular lens prior to insertion of the intraocular lens into the eye of a patient, initially inserting into the eye of the patient the loop extensions, pulling on the loop extensions through sclerectomies formed in the sclera of the eye of the patient, inserting the intraocular lens into the eye of the patient, positioning the intraocular lens in a desired position in the eye of the patient by pulling on the loop extensions through the sclerectomies, and fixing the loops to the sclera of the eye of the patient at the sclerectomies and detaching the loop extensions from the loops.. .
Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

Ligation and specimen retrieval device

A ligation and specimen retrieval device is described for endoscopic use that includes a pouch defining a receptacle and having an open end and a closed end, a first suture member defining a first loop, a second suture member defining a second loop and a closure member positioned about the open end of the pouch. The device is transitionable from a non-deployed state in which the pouch and the first and second loops are positioned within a distal end of an outer shaft of the device to a deployed state in which the pouch and the first and second loops are positioned externally of the outer shaft of the device..
Covidien Lp

Cleaning cloths with discrete scrubbing elements to facilitate removal of grease, grime and dirt

A cleaning cloth comprises a base fabric layer, a pile comprising a plurality of strands or loops extending from a first side of the base fabric layer, and a plurality of generally spherical mini-dots applied to the first side of the base fabric layer. Each mini-dot is preferably made of an acrylic paint and is applied in liquid from to at least one side of the base fabric layer.
Bax Racher Llc

Shoe lacing system

The present invention relates to a shoe lacing system. The shoe lacing system can include a shoelace attachment portion disposed on a tongue of the shoe lacing system between a pair of shoelace receivers, the shoelace attachment portion includes notches disposed on the shoelace attachment portion to receive and couple the shoelace.

Word line look ahead read for word line to word line short detection

Techniques are provided for operating a memory device which detect word line short circuits, such as short circuits between adjacent word lines. In an example implementation, during a programming operation, the number of program loops used to complete programming or reach another programming milestone for wln are counted.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Hardware and runtime coordinated load balancing for parallel applications

A method of balancing execution rates for a plurality of parallel program loops being executed concurrently by a processor may include estimating a completion time for each program loop of the plurality of program loops, determining a difference between the estimated completion time of a first program loop of the plurality of program loops and the estimated completion time of a second program loop of the plurality of program loops, and decreasing the difference by adjusting an execution rate of the first program loop.. .
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Diagnostic device and monitoring the operation of control loops

A diagnostic device and method for monitoring operation of automation system control loops includes an evaluation device and a data memory storing sequences of actual-value data of the control loops. An absolute value maximum of a cross-correlation function, for an excitation resulting from changes in a setpoint setting of one control loop, is determined as a first quantitative measure for positive time lag of the sequence of actual-value data of another control loop, and a numeric parameter evaluating an interaction effect of the one control loop on the other is determined as a function of the first quantitative measure.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Calibration method and calibration arrangement

The present invention relates to a calibration method and a calibration arrangement for a rf test apparatus for testing a rf device under test. Instead, a calibration board is provided and connected to each of the cables of the rf test apparatus.
Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg

Apparatus and joining loops of a tubular knitted article

A loop joining apparatus is for joining loops of a tubular knitted article, and includes a reed unit and two loop holding units. The reed unit includes a first reed including a plurality of first reed teeth, and a second reed including a plurality of second reed teeth.
Da Kong Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Pop-up container used for temporary storage

A framework for a pop-up structure is provided comprising three or more loops (18, 12, 22) and a plurality of resilient deformable elongate members (14) extending between adjacent loops. The elongate members are pivotally attached to the loops (18, 12, 22) and the framework is extensible between a collapsed condition and a expanded condition, upon rotation of one loop relative to an adjacent loop.



Loops topics:
  • Inflatable Bladder
  • Electrostatic Chuck
  • Integrated Circuit
  • Buffer Circuit
  • Duty Cycle
  • Distributed
  • Relaxation


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