|| List of recent Matrix-related patents
|Design rule optimization in lithographic imaging based on correlation of functions representing mask and predefined optical conditions|
Methods, computer program products and apparatuses for optimizing design rules for producing a mask are disclosed, while keeping the optical conditions (including but not limited to illumination shape, projection optics numerical aperture (na) etc.) fixed. A cross-correlation function is created by multiplying the diffraction order functions of the mask patterns with the eigenfunctions from singular value decomposition (svd) of a tcc matrix.
|Method and system for providing low density parity check (ldpc) encoding and decoding|
An approach is provided for encoding a source signal based on a structured parity check matrix of a low density parity check (ldpc) code. The ldpc code is represented by stored information reflecting a tabular format of rows and columns, wherein each row represents occurrences of one values within a respective column of the parity check matrix, and wherein the columns of the parity check matrix are derived according to an operation based on the respective rows of the stored information.
|Encoding and decoding data to accommodate memory cells having stuck-at faults|
A data storage system includes a memory circuit that has memory cells and a control circuit that is operable to receive data bits provided for storage in the memory cells. The control circuit is operable to receive a first matrix.
|Writing memory blocks using codewords|
A generator matrix is provided to generate codewords from messages of write operations. Rather than generate a codeword using the entire generator matrix, some number of bits of the codeword are determined to be, or designated as, stuck bits.
|Smartphone virtual payment card|
A payment device presents a matrix barcode on a smartphone display screen for scanning by a merchant at a point-of-sale terminal. The consumer authenticates with their payment processor by logging in with their smartphone through a back channel.
|Turbine blade fatigue life analysis using non-contact measurement and dynamical response reconstruction techniques|
A method dynamically reconstructing a stress and strain field of a turbine blade includes providing a set of response measurements from at least one location on a turbine blade, band-pass filtering the set of response measurements based on an upper frequency limit and a lower frequency limit, determining an upper envelope and a lower envelope of the set of response measurements from local minima and local maxima of the set of response measurements, calculating a candidate intrinsic mode function (imf) from the upper envelope and the lower envelope of the set of response measurements, providing an n×n mode shape matrix for the turbine blade, where n is the number of degrees of freedom of the turbine blade, when the candidate imf is an actual imf, and calculating a response for another location on the turbine blade from the actual imf and mode shapes in the mode shape matrix.. .
|Null space projection for sourceless gain stabilization in downhole gamma ray spectroscopy|
A method for gain control of a radiation detector includes measuring standard gamma ray spectra for known concentrations of selected radioactive materials found in earth formations. A standards matrix is calculated from the standard gamma ray spectra.
|Method for determining the position of moving objects|
Method for determining the position of moving objects, wherein the object has a sensor or an apparatus for determining odometry data, having the steps of: transmitting the odometry data to a calculation device, estimating the location and position of the object with the aid of the calculation device, creating a diffusion matrix on the basis of the estimated location and position taking into account environmental data, determining a contour line on the basis of the diffusion matrix, determining the distances between the position and the contour line for different orientations, in particular each orientation, and calculating a probability density function on the basis of the distances determined.. .
|Multi-layer vascular prosthesis|
A vascular prosthesis comprising a tubular support structure having an outer surface and an internal lumen therethrough, the support structure comprising a base material, which can comprise natural or synthetic materials, the internal lumen surface including an extracellular matrix (ecm) layer that includes at least one ecm material, wherein, when said vascular prosthesis is deployed proximate damaged cardiovascular tissue, the prosthesis induces modulated healing of the damaged tissue. In some embodiments, the support member outer surface also includes an ecm layer..
|Ultrasound-image-guide system and volume-motion-base calibration method|
The present invention relates to an ultrasound-image-guided system and to a volume-motion-based calibration method for operating such system. The system comprises one or more ultrasound probes (20) operable to generate image volumes (13i, 13j) of an anatomical object (10).
|Automatic stent detection|
This invention relates generally to the detection of objects, such as stents, within intraluminal images using principal component analysis and/or regional covariance descriptors. In certain aspects, a training set of pre-defined intraluminal images known to contain an object is generated.
|Process for the preparation of a metal complex in an oily organic matrix|
A process is described for the preparation of a composition comprising a metal complex in an oily organic matrix, the latter being at the same time able to promote the formation of the complex. Said process also envisages that the complex, once formed, is not separated from said oily organic matrix, but the resulting composition is used as such, as having observed that the performances of the complex present therein is thus improved..
|Method and device for conducting a numbers game with a prize component|
At least one game matrix is generated. Number indicia are selected and any matches between the selected number indicia and the game matrix are identified.
|Beamforming for increasing cell edge capacity in a heterogeneous network|
Methods of communicating with a selected user equipment terminal (ue) in a first cell served by a base station and a remote radio head include forming a list of non-targeted ues including other ues in the first cell and cell edge ues in a neighboring cell that borders the first cell that are located near a border of the first cell and the neighboring cell, generating a list of candidate precoding matrices that can be used to communicate with the selected ue from the base station and/or from the remote radio head, generating a list of available precoding matrices by discarding from the list of candidate precoding matrices those precoding matrices that may cause interference to at least one non-targeted ue, selecting a precoding matrix from the list of available precoding matrices, and communicating with the selected ue using the selected precoding matrix.. .
|Cmp pad dresser having leveled tips and associated methods|
Cmp pad dressers having leveled tips and associated methods are provided. In one aspect, for example, a method can include pressing a cmp pad dresser against a cmp pad, where the dresser includes a monolayer of a plurality of superabrasive particles protruding from a matrix layer.
|Structure and method to fabricate high performance mtj devices for spin-transfer torque (stt)-ram application|
A stt-ram mtj is disclosed with a mgo tunnel barrier formed by natural oxidation and containing an oxygen surfactant layer to form a more uniform mgo layer and lower breakdown distribution percent. A cofeb/ncc/cofeb composite free layer with a middle nanocurrent channel layer minimizes jc0 while enabling thermal stability, write voltage, read voltage, and hc values that satisfy 64 mb design requirements.
|Monoclonal antibody capable of binding integrin alpha 10 beta 1|
The present invention provides a monoclonal antibody or a fragment thereof binding to the extracellular i-domain of integrin alpha10beta1 and a hybridoma cell line deposited at the deutsche sammlung von microorganismen and zellkulturen gmbh under the accession number dsm acc2583. Furthermore, the present invention also provides a monoclonal antibody or a fragment thereof binding to the extracellular i-domain of integrin alpha10beta1 produced by the hybridoma cell line deposited.
|Method for obtaining a tissue-engineering product for regeneration of cartilaginous tissue|
The present invention relates to a method for obtaining a tissue engineering product designed to regenerate cartilage tissue, said product comprising expanded bone marrow mesenchymal cells, a non-cellular matrix and a fibrin gel, the method comprising the steps of: (a) expanding the mesenchymal cells; (b) conjugating the mesenchymal cells to the matrix; (c) washing the product obtained in step (b); and (d) mixing the product obtained in step (c) with a fibrin gel.. .
|Unextracted tooth root canal filler and dental tissue regeneration method for unextracted tooth|
Disclosed is a root canal filler for non-extracted tooth which causes no internal resorption or external resorption in a tooth with complete root formation, shows no odontoclast, and contributes to the regeneration of a dental tissue in which odontoblasts are smoothly aligned on the dentin wall. After pulpectomy or enlargement/cleaning of an infected root canal, a root canal filler for non-extracted tooth, which comprises tooth pulp stem cells and an extracellular matrix, is inserted into the apical side of the root canal of the non-extracted tooth.
|Ceramic matrix composite, method of making a ceramic matrix composite, and a pre-preg composite ply|
A composite, method of making the composite and a pre-pre composite ply are provided. The composite includes a first layer, a second layer and a third layer.
|Fiber reinforced polymer strengthening system|
A fiber reinforced polymer strengthening system containing a concrete or masonry structural member having at least one outer facing surface with at least one groove. The at least one groove contains at least one reinforcing element, where the reinforcing element contains a matrix material having a transition temperature of at least about 120° c.
|Compositions and applications of carotenoids of improved absorption and bioavailability|
Micro-micelle forms of carotenoids and/or xanthophylls, which show improved absorption and biovailability by living organisms, provide higher levels of carotenoids in the blood stream, and consequently are deposited at the target tissues at a faster rate and more efficiently than crystalline carotenoids are provided. The micro-micelle forms do not contain any crystal forms of carotenoids, and are obtained as micro-micelles after melting lutein diacetate or lutein dipropionate in their natural original lipid vegetable matrix, in the presence of lipids, phospholipids, fatty acids, emulsifiers and moisture.
|Continuous method for producing nanoparticles and nanoparticles obtained by means of said method|
The invention relates to a continuous method for producing inorganic or organic nanoparticles having multiple nuclei functionalised with proteins, using a t-type reactor that operates at high pressure, the primary particles that form the nuclei of the nanoparticles being smaller than 10 nm and said primary particles being immersed in a proteinaceous matrix that forms the nanoparticle in sizes of between 30 nm and 500 nm. The invention also relates to the nanoparticles produced by means of said method..
|Biologically efficacious compositions, articles of manufacture and processes for producing and/or using same|
Compositions, solid polymeric compositions, and/or articles of manufacture are provided that can include a polymer matrix having a plurality of ion-exchange particles distributed therein. Products by process are provided that can include prior to solidifying the polymeric precursors, blending the precursors with ion-exchange particles to form a mixture, and solidifying the mixture to form a solid polymeric composition product.
|Compositions, structures and methods for neural regeneration|
A nerve regeneration device comprising a support structure having an outer surface and a plurality of conduits extending therethrough, the support structure comprising a first extracellular matrix (ecm) material from a mammalian tissue source, the support structure outer layer including at least a first layer comprising a first ecm composition having at least a second ecm material from a mammalian tissue source. When the nerve regeneration device is deployed proximate damaged neural tissue, the device induces modulated healing of the damaged tissue..
|Process for making controlled release medical implant products|
A method (and the resulting product) of making a medical implant device for releasing self-contained drugs on a controlled basis wherein the method utilizes, at least in part, computer-controlled 3-d printing equipment to deposit via nozzles portions of one or more layers of the medical implant product. The implant has an outer impervious coating, an inner matrix core, an opening and an optional bonding layer..
|Method and system for treating biological tissue|
A tissue prosthesis comprising a support structure having at least one surface, the support structure comprising a base material, the support structure further including an extracellular matrix (ecm) composition having at least one ecm material from a mammalian tissue source. The tissue prosthesis induces modulated healing of damaged biological tissue when deployed proximate thereto..
|Biocompatible polycaprolactone fumarate formulations|
A polycaprolactone fumarate polymer useful as a matrix material for a biocompatible scaffold for tissue engineering applications is disclosed. The polycaprolactone fumarate polymer can be prepared by reacting caprolactone with an alkane polyol to prepare a polycaprolactone precursor, and then reacting the polycaprolactone precursor with fumaric acid or a salt thereof to prepare the polycaprolactone fumarate polymer.
|Chewing gum having sustained release of nicotine|
The present invention relates to a chewing gum having a high surface area to volume ratio (sav ratio), wherein said chewing gum comprises a water insoluble gum base matrix, a water soluble bulk portion and nicotine, wherein the gum base matrix, nicotine and the bulk portion are mixed and extruded to form a final extruded chewing gum product having a sav ratio above 0.7, and wherein sustained release of nicotine is facilitated by adding 0.1-10% of c8-c10 triglycerides by weight of the chewing gum.. .
|Polymer based radionuclide containing particulate material|
The invention relates to a particulate material having a diameter in the range of from 5 to 200 microns comprising polymeric matrix and stably incorporated radionuclide, processes for its production and a method of radiation therapy utilising the particulate material.. .
|Electronic device and method for recognizing features of objects|
An electronic device stores haar-like features and geometrical features of an object. A reference image of the object is created according to the geometrical features of the object.
|Image color matching and equalization devices and related methods|
Disclosed herein are image color matching and equalization devices and related methods. According to an aspect, a method may include determining overlapping portions of a scene within first and second images of the scene.
|Receiving method and receiving apparatus|
All data symbols used in data transmission of a modulated signal are precoded by switching between precoding matrices so that the precoding matrix used to precode each data symbol and the precoding matrices used to precode data symbols that are adjacent to the data symbol along the frequency axis and the time axis all differ. A modulated signal with such data symbols arranged therein is transmitted..
|Method and apparatus for transmitting data using codebook|
A method and an apparatus for transmitting data using a codebook include receiving current antenna configuration information of a transmitting end, obtaining a mask matrix corresponding to the current antenna configuration according to the current antenna configuration information. The method also includes generating a codebook corresponding to the current antenna configuration according to a mother codebook and the mask matrix and selecting one codebook element from the codebook.
|Method, apparatus and computer program for controlling a receiver|
Linear symbol level equalisation is used to estimate a transmitted symbol vector xn(0) in an nth observation window yn of signals received from multiple users each using a different spreading code. An iterative conjugate gradient algorithm resolves a column vector z that satisfies az=b, a being a square matrix and b being a column vector.
|Semiconductor memory device having discriminary read and write operations according to temperature|
A semiconductor memory device is provided which includes a memory cell array including magnetic memory cells arranged in a matrix form of rows and columns and connected with bit lines and a source line; and a temperature sensing unit configured to generate a temperature sensing signal by sensing a temperature of the memory cell array. A memory controller, constituting a memory system together with the semiconductor memory device, may control read and write operations of the semiconductor memory device differently according to the temperature sensing signal of the temperature sensing unit..
|Displays with logos and alignment marks|
An electronic device may be provided with a display mounted in a housing. The display may include a color filter layer, a liquid crystal layer, and a thin-film transistor layer.
|Printed flexible display having grating|
A printed flexible display having grating, comprising a printable layer, a printing ink layer, a grating layer, an electrode layer a, an electrically-controlled optical switch layer, and an electrode layer b which are arranged successively from top to bottom. The printable layer is a flexible insulating material that is foldable and printable.
|Liquid crystal display device and a manufacturing method thereof|
Embodiments of the present invention provide a liquid crystal display device and a manufacturing method thereof. The device comprises: an upper substrate, comprising: substrate; a color filter and a black matrix, formed on a surface of the substrate facing a lower substrate in the same layer; a lower substrate, cell-assembled with the upper substrate and comprising: a base substrate; a gate metal bus, a gate insulating layer, a source/drain metal bus and a first insulating protection layer, which are formed on the base substrate sequentially; a transparent electrode, formed on the first insulating protection layer; and a second insulating protection layer, covering the transparent electrode; and a seal agent, provided at a periphery of a display area of the liquid crystal display device, wherein an upper portion of the seal agent is attached to the substrate and a lower portion thereof is attached to the second insulating protection layer..
|Liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display device using a pseudo-dot inversion driving system includes a pixel circuit arranged in a matrix shape in a row direction and a column direction. First and second gate lines extend in the row direction.
|Lcd touch screen and applications integrating single layer capacitive sensor|
It relates to an lcd touch screen and applications integrating single layer capacitive sensor, comprising first underlayer, second underlayer, liquid crystal imaging material and control circuit. It also comprises capacitive touch sensor, which comprises an electrode layer set between the said first underlayer and second underlayer.
|Method and apparatus for calibrating an imaging device|
Described are methods and apparatus for adjusting images of a stereoscopic image pair. The methods and apparatus may capture a first and second image with first and second imaging sensors.
|Moving target detection using a two-dimensional folding approach|
A system and method for discrimination and identification of a target including: receiving a radar return signal including target information and clutter information; determining a two-fold forward or forward-backward data matrix from the received signal, using a multi-dimensional folding (mdf) process; computing singular values of the two-fold forward or forward-backward data matrix; using the computed singular values to determine a noise power level of the radar return signal; determining the number of scatterers in the radar return signal according to a predetermined threshold value above the noise power; estimating complex doppler and azimuth frequencies of each scatterer from the determined number of scatterers using the mdf process; determining dispersive scatterers and non-dispersive scatterers using the estimated doppler and azimuth complex frequencies of each scatterer; and distinguishing the target information from the clutter information, according to the determined dispersive scatterers and non-dispersive scatterers,. .
|Microwave transmission assemblies fabricated from carbon nanostructure polymer composites|
Carbon nanostructures can be formed into polymer composites that are electrically conductive and highly reflective of microwave radiation, thereby facilitating transmission of the microwave radiation. Microwave transmission assemblies containing carbon nanostructures can include an elongate structure containing elongate opposing surfaces that extend the length of the elongate structure and that are spaced apart from one another with a channel region defined in between.
|Multimode distribution systems and methods for providing power from power sources to power consuming devices|
Multimode distribution systems and methods are described. A multimode distribution system includes a first source interface for coupling to a first power source, a second source interface for coupling to a second power source, and a first selection device to be coupled via a first connection matrix and the first source interface with the first power source to provide main power to one or more power consumption devices.
|Liquid coating compositions of polymer matrix resins with photochromic dyes and films made therefrom|
In a third aspect, an ophthalmic lens includes a film, and the film includes a photochromic dye in a polymer matrix. The polymer matrix includes at least one allophanate or biuret group, and the at least one allophanate or biuret group includes a silane moiety..
|Detecting apparatus and detecting system apparatus and detecting system|
A detecting apparatus formed on a substrate, includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and a signal line electrically connected to the pixels. Each of the pixels includes a sensing element that converts radiant ray or light to electric charges, an amplification thin film transistor that outputs an electric signal based on an amount of the electric charges, a capacitor that holds an electric signal output by the amplification thin film transistor, and a transfer thin film transistor that transfers an electric signal held in the capacitor to the signal line..
|Semi-finished wire for a nb3sn superconducting wire|
A semi-finished wire (1) for a nb3sn superconducting wire (45) has a multiplicity of elements containing nb packed against each other (6). The elements containing nb (6) each have a rod containing nb (7) and an enclosure containing cu (8) surrounding the latter.
|Determining fluid composition downhole from optical spectra|
Obtaining in-situ optical spectral data associated with a formation fluid flowing through a downhole formation fluid sampling apparatus, and predicting a parameter of the formation fluid flowing through the downhole formation fluid sampling apparatus based on projection of the obtained spectral data onto a matrix that corresponds to a predominant fluid type of the formation fluid.. .
|Interlocking masonry unit|
A multi-purpose interlocking masonry unit includes support members extending from its lower surface and port depressions formed in its upper surface. Each masonry unit can be placed on top of a previously placed masonry unit.
|Non-destructive test inspection method for evaluating thermal degradation of bismaleimide resin|
A non-destructive method for determining an amount of temperature exposure to a bismaleimide resin (bmi) matrix substrate, the method includes determining component data of a bismaleimide resin (bmi) matrix component via fourier transform infrared (ftir) spectroscopy; correlating the component data to model data to determine a structural debit from temperature exposure; and bounding a structurally damaged area in response to the correlating.. .
|Oral care implement|
An oral care implement includes a handle, a head mounted to one end of the handle that includes a first face having a plurality of tooth cleaning elements extending therefrom and a second face, a store of dentifrice retained at the head, and a film matrix retained at the head containing at least one rapidly releasable agent. A soft tissue cleaner can be included on the second face.
|Layered decoder enhancement for retained sector reprocessing|
A system is described for recovering data from a number of sectors, such as the sectors of a hard disk drive (hdd) disk platter, and so forth. The system receives data from the sectors via a read channel and uses a layered data decoder to recover data from the sectors.
|Fully parallel encoding method and fully parallel decoding method of memory system|
A memory system, a fully parallel encoding method, and a fully parallel decoding method are disclosed. The encoding method utilizes a plurality of minimal polynomials that constitute a generator polynomial to derive a plurality of roots from the minimal polynomials.
|Matrix code for encryption, storage, and transmission of data|
A computer utilizes a matrix code to securely communicate information. To utilize the matrix code, the computer receives a scan of the matrix code, and identifies a first mask within a data region of the matrix code, wherein the first mask includes public user data, and identifies a second mask within the data region of the matrix code, wherein the second mask include private user data.
|Orthogonal code matrix generation method and related circuit thereof|
An orthogonal code matrix generation method includes: establishing an n×n orthogonal code matrix, wherein an inner product of every two rows of the orthogonal code matrix is 0, and each column of the orthogonal code matrix has a summation of elements equal to a same value, wherein n is a power of 4; and using the n×n orthogonal code matrix as a basic unit to establish a target orthogonal code matrix. An orthogonal code matrix generation circuit includes: an n×n orthogonal code matrix generator, arranged for establishing an n×n orthogonal code matrix, wherein an inner product of every two rows of the orthogonal code matrix is 0, each column of the orthogonal code matrix has a summation of elements equal to a same value; and a target orthogonal code matrix generator, arranged for using the n×n orthogonal code matrix as a basic unit to establish a target orthogonal code matrix..
|Ranking supervised hashing|
Aspects of the present invention provide a tool for hash-based indexing. In an embodiment, a ranked dataset having a plurality of data items is obtained.
|Ranking supervised hashing|
Aspects of the present invention provide a tool for hash-based indexing. In an embodiment, a ranked dataset having a plurality of data items is obtained.
|Trading system and methods|
The present invention is directed to a system and method that facilitates the more fully informed and efficient trading of items of value, including securities. According to the present invention, certain embodiments permit a customer to determine the merits of and to execute a trade from a single screen.
|Prespacetime model for generating energy-momentum-mass relationship, self-referential matrix rules and elementary particles|
A prespacetime model is formulated for generating energy-momentum-mass relationship, elementary particles and self-referential matrix rules through hierarchical self-referential spin structure in prespacetime. Key to the present model is: (1) generation of at least one primordial phase distinction in prespacetime, (2) formation of energy-momentum-mass relationship from said phase distinction; (3) formation of external and internal objects from said phase distinction; (4) matrixization of said energy-momentum-mass relationship into matrix rules; (5) matrixization of said internal and external objects into the external and internal wave functions of a particle in the dual world, and (6) interaction of said external object and said internal object through said matrix rules.
|Use of variable xic widths of tof-msms data for the determination of background interference in srm assays|
Systems and methods identify a product ion that does not include an interference. A full product ion spectrum for a mass range of an analyte in a sample is received from a tandem mass spectrometer.
|Method of identifying airborne molecular contamination source|
The present disclosure provides a method of identifying an airborne molecular contamination (amc) leaking source in a fab. The method includes distributing a sensor in the fab, executing a forward computational fluid dynamics (cfd) simulation of an air flow in the fab, setting an inversed modeling of the forward cfd simulation of the air flow in the fab, building up a database of a spatial response probability distribution matrix of the sensor using an amc measurement data in the fab, and identifying the amc leaking source using the database of the spatial response probability distribution matrix of the sensor..