|| List of recent Pill-related patents
| Leak-free stopper having low breakloose and sustaining forces|
A thermoplastic elastomer stopper that meets the desired material properties of a stopper for a syringe assembly is disclosed. The compression set of the thermoplastic elastomer stopper of the present disclosure is ≦50% when measured at 25% compression for 22 hrs at 70 degree c.
Becton, Dickinson And Company
| Titanium and titanium alloys for a dental matrix band|
A matrix band, including a straight, contoured or sectional matrix band for use in dentistry is described. The matrix band includes a metal or metal alloy strip constructed from titanium, titanium alloy or stainless steel plated with titanium or titanium alloy, which initiates coagulation of the blood, while the polymer coating eliminates capillary action between a tooth and the matrix band while the tooth is being filled..
Fly Cast Technologies, Inc.
| Parking area tracking apparatus and method thereof|
A parking area tracking method includes: creating a top view image by capturing surroundings of a vehicle; setting a template by detecting a parking area in the top view image; detecting a location of a pillar in the top view image; detecting a region obstructed by the pillar from the parking area in which the template is set; and changing the shape of the template according to the obstructed region. A parking area tracking apparatus includes an imaging unit with a plurality of cameras for recording images around the vehicle, and a control unit for carrying out the steps of the parking area tracking method..
Hyundai Motor Company
| Semiconductor device providing enhanced fin isolation and related methods|
A method for making a semiconductor device may include forming a first semiconductor layer on a substrate comprising a first semiconductor material, forming a second semiconductor layer on the first semiconductor layer comprising a second semiconductor material, and forming mask regions on the second semiconductor layer and etching through the first and second semiconductor layers to define a plurality of spaced apart pillars on the substrate. The method may further include forming an oxide layer laterally surrounding the pillars and mask regions, and removing the mask regions and forming inner spacers on laterally adjacent corresponding oxide layer portions atop each pillar.
| Three dimensional stacked semiconductor structure and manufacturing the same|
A 3d stacked semiconductor structure is provided, comprising a plurality of stacks formed on a substrate; at least a contact hole formed vertically in one of the stacks; a conductor formed in the contact hole; and a charging trapping layer at least formed at sidewalls of the stacks. One of the stacks comprises a multi-layered pillar, including a plurality of insulating layers and a plurality of conductive layers arranged alternately, and a dielectric layer formed on the multi-layered pillar.
Macronix International Co., Ltd.
| Pill containment device|
A pill containment device comprising a housing, where the housing includes an inner cavity to receive a plurality of pills; a lid attached to an edge of the housing, where the lid covers the inner cavity; a secure combination locking system on the lid, where the secure combination locking system fastens the lid to the housing; and a plurality of pellets within the inner cavity of the housing, where the plurality of pellets wick moisture from the plurality of pills. The pill containment device may store the pills until a user disposes of the pills at a proper waste facility..
| Capillary electrophoresis for reservoir fluid analysis at wellsite and laboratory|
A method improves the capability for testing a fluid sample, e.g. Testing a reservoir sample of hydrocarbon fluid.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
| Pillow napkin dispensing system and method|
A dispenser for pillow napkins is provided that includes a carton having a bottom panel, opposite left and right panels extending vertically from the bottom panel, opposite front and back panels positioned between the left and right panels and extending vertically from the bottom panel, and a top panel extending parallel to the bottom panel. Left and right supports are positioned within a cavity of the carton.
| Capillary action heat exchanger|
A heat exchanger which including a metal exchange surface having a plurality of upward extending walls forming channels between the walls. The channels are between about 5 and about 500 um in width and the walls are between about 50 and about 1000 um in height.
Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation; A Division Of Louisiana Tech University Foundation,
| Heat transfer device using capillary pumping|
A capillary-driven heat transfer device is adapted to extract heat from a heat source and release this heat to a cold source using a two-phase working fluid. The device includes an evaporator having a microporous mass performing capillary pumping of fluid in the liquid phase, a condenser, a reservoir having an inner chamber and an inlet and/or outlet port, a vapor communication circuit, connecting the outlet of the evaporator to the inlet of the condenser, a liquid communication circuit, and a non-return device arranged between the inner chamber of the reservoir and the microporous mass of the evaporator, and arranged to prevent liquid present in the evaporator from moving to the inner chamber of the reservoir..
Euro Heat Pipes
Heat pipe with ultra-thin capillary structure
A heat pipe with an ultra-thin capillary structure includes a tube body which is hollow and flat, and a capillary structure which is in the tube body and is shaped as a thin plate. The capillary structure has an adhering surface attached on a partial portion of an inner wall of the tube body, and a forming surface corresponding to the adhering surface.
Heat pipe with ultra-thin capillary structure
A heat pipe with an ultra-thin capillary structure includes a tube body being hollow and flat, and a capillary structure disposed in the tube body and shaped as a thin plate. The capillary structure has a first adhering surface attaching on a partial portion of an inner wall of the tube body, a forming surface opposite to the first adhering surface, and a second adhering surface forming at one side between the first adhering surface and the forming surface.
This disclosure relates to an inhaler component for the formation of a vapor-air mixture and/or a condensation aerosol by evaporation of a liquid material and optionally the condensation of the formed vapor. In one example, the inhaler component includes an electrical heater to evaporate liquid, a capillary wick that together with the electrical heater defines a compound structure that supplies liquid to the electrical heater, and a carrier supporting the compound structure.
Ice making machine evaporator with joined partition intersections
Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for overcoming known plating deficiencies in evaporator assemblies in ice making machine. One embodiment joins the vertical and horizontal partitions together at their intersections so that all surfaces are susceptible for increased soldering/brazing by eliminating the “voids” by changing the location and design of the “weep holes” in the vertical and/or horizontal partitions.
Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, Llc.
Method for manufacturing heat pipe with ultra-thin capillary structure
A method for manufacturing a heat pipe with an ultra-thin capillary structure comprises the steps of: (a) preparing a hollow tube body, and pre-manufacturing a capillary structure that is shaped as a thin plate, the capillary structure having an adhering surface attached to a partial portion of an inner wall of the tube body and a forming surface that is opposite to the adhering surface; (b) disposing the capillary structure into the tube body so as to let the adhering surface be attached to the partial portion of the inner wall of the tube body for positioning; and (c) pressing the tube body in order to let the inner wall of the tube body urge on a partial portion of the forming surface of the capillary structure, and a vapor channel being formed between the capillary structure and the inner wall of the tube body.. .
Fletching sleeve system and application and manufacture
A disclosed archery fletching sleeve system and method of application and manufacture includes a fletching sleeve configured to frictionally fit onto an arrow shaft. The fletching sleeve defines glue application holes, slots, slits and channels or cavities on an inner surface thereof adjacent the glue holes to draw an applied glue therein via a capillary effect and/or an accordion bellows pumping effect.
Combination blanket and cushion incorporated into a decorative pillow and deploying
A combination blanket and cushion incorporated into a pillow, including a first compartment configured into the pillow for receiving the blanket in a folded configuration and a second compartment for receiving a contoured cushion. Each of the blanket and cushion are configured for storage within a decorative pillow with a zippered perimeter edge.
Nearly isotropic dipole antenna system
Systems and methods described herein can use near field communications to locate a radiating transmitter, such as a pill transmitter swallowed by a patient. In some embodiments, the pill transmitter can include multiple transmitting elements configured to transmit signals in an axis orthogonal with respect to each other.
Rock West Solutions, Inc.
Method of vaccination against human papillomavirus
The disclosure provides immunogenic compositions comprising hpv vlps from one or more hpv types in combination with an adjuvant comprising a tlr agonist for use in a method for the prevention of hpv infection or disease in an individual, wherein a first dose of the immunogenic composition comprising hpv vlps and a tlr agonist, is administered followed by a second dose of an immunogenic composition comprising hpv vlps from one or more hpv types but which does not comprise a tlr agonist.. .
Glaxosmithkline Biologicals, Sa
Virtual gateway for machine to machine capillary network
A virtual gateway for communicating between one or more remote machine to machine capillary networks and a local base transceiver station includes an interface for communicating with a local base transceiver station. The interface emulates a radio link control (rlc) protocol in the communication.
International Business Machines Corporation
Liquid processing jig and liquid processing method
Disclosed is a liquid processing jig for performing a predetermined processing on a workpiece using a processing liquid. The liquid processing jig includes: a liquid processing unit formed on a surface of the liquid processing jig and configured to perform a predetermined processing on the workpiece by the processing liquid; a liquid supplying unit configured to supply the processing liquid to the liquid processing unit; a liquid supplying channel configured to connect the liquid supplying unit and the liquid processing unit and supply the processing liquid from the liquid supplying unit to the liquid processing unit; and a liquid discharging channel configured to discharge the processing liquid from the liquid processing unit.
Tokyo Electron Limited
Fluid pressure transmission pill
A pill for wellbore operations, that includes a base fluid; and at least two polymers that interact to form a gelatinous structure characterized as isolating and controllably transmitting hydrostatic pressure between a first wellbore fluid above the pill in a wellbore and a second wellbore fluid below the pill in the wellbore is disclosed.. .
Methods of and making a flexible composite having reservoirs and capillaries
A method of manufacturing a flexible composite panel having a plurality of reservoirs connected by at least one capillary includes forming a capillary assembly by winding a flexible, deformable capillary base web partially around a rotating cylinder that has a plurality of recessed features formed therein; drawing the capillary base web into the recessed features to form the capillaries in the capillary base web; filling the capillaries; and laminating a capillary barrier web over the capillary base web. A flexible reservoir assembly is formed by cutting the perimeter of the at least two reservoirs and associated catchments into a flexible reservoir web; removing the waste cut interiors of the reservoirs and the catchments from the reservoir web; securing the reservoir web to a base layer; overfilling each reservoir; and laminating the capillary assembly over the reservoir assembly, driving excess filler from the reservoirs into the catchments..
Mark Andy, Inc.
Method and inspecting a fluidic device
A curing degree of a bonding layer is checked when a hollow microchannel is produced by bonding a plurality of plates through intermediation of the bonding layer. Provided is a method of inspecting a fluidic device including: one substrate and another substrate, at least one of the substrates having a minute groove formed therein; and a hollow channel formed by bonding the substrates to each other through intermediation of an adhesive layer having a contact angle that changes depending on a curing degree by irradiation of light.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Travel pillow cushion with strap and pouch and seat bracket with support tray for train seats, bus seats and commercial airline seats
A travel pillow cushion designed with means and devices for anchoring pillow cushion to the head rest of train seats or bus seats using the special adjustable strap with pouch. And for future seat designs you will be able to mount the pillow cushion in front of you using the special bracket with female catch slots and the pillow cushion support tray with male hook hanger end.
Optoelectronic device for the detection of uterine cervical cancer, comprising a self-positioning attachment
The present invention relates to a portable device which analyses cervical tissue using two simultaneous measurements, namely an electrical measurement and an optical measurement. The aforementioned device examines different areas of cervical tissue, taking electrical measurements from same in different frequency ranges and optical measurements in three different wavelengths.
Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey
Methods of forming fine patterns for semiconductor devices
Methods of forming fine patterns for semiconductor devices are provided. A method may include sequentially forming a lower layer and a mask layer having first openings on a substrate, forming pillars to fill the first openings and protrude upward from a top surface of the mask layer, forming a block copolymer layer on the substrate with the pillars, performing a thermal treatment to the block copolymer layer to form a first block portion and second block portions, removing the second block portions to form guide openings exposing the mask layer, and etching the mask layer exposed by the guide openings to form second openings..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Nmr reaction monitoring flow cell
A monitoring cell, used to perform a measurement in an nmr spectrometer of a reaction fluid produced by a reaction vessel, has a body having inlet and outlet transport coaxial capillaries for transporting the reaction fluid between the body and the reaction vessel. Cooling lines are also positioned coaxially with the transport capillaries to transport cooling liquid between the body and the reaction vessel.
Bruker Biospin Corporation
Semiconductor memory device having three-dimensional cross point array
A semiconductor memory device includes pillars extending upright on a substrate in a direction perpendicular to the substrate, a stack disposed on the substrate and constituted by a first interlayer insulating layer, a first conductive layer, a second interlayer insulating layer, and a second conductive layer, a variable resistance layer interposed between the pillars and the first conductive layer, and an insulating layer interposed between the first pillars and the second conductive layer.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Sealed system for an appliance
A sealed system for an appliance is provided. The sealed system includes a capillary tube for directing refrigerant from a condenser of the sealed system to an evaporator of the sealed system.
General Electric Company
Method of manufacturing ultra thin slab-shaped capillary structure for thermal conduction
A method of manufacturing ultra thin slab-shaped capillary structure for thermal conduction includes the steps of preparing a slab-shaped capillary structure, forming narrow and long recessed portions with an interval apart from each other on a surface of the slab-shaped capillary structure by an extrusion method, and arranging the recessed portion along the lengthwise direction of the slab-shaped capillary structure, and installing the slab-shaped capillary structure in a hollow plate-like housing, such that a vapor channel is formed between each recessed portion of the slab-shaped capillary structure and an inner wall of the plate-like housing.. .
Nursing and infant support pillow
A nursing and infant support pillow having a cushion fastened to a pillow top. The cushion has a midsection, a first end section and a second end section, and the pillow top having a midsection, a first foldable end and a second foldable end.
Methods for using polymer foam absorbent materials in wound dressings
Disclosed are methods for using open-celled polymeric foam wound dressings made from high internal phase emulsions (hipes). The wound dressings have a high capillary pressure and may reduce or obviate the need for treatments like negative pressure wound treatment (npwt).
Compounds as rearranged during transfection (ret) inhibitors
This invention relates to novel compounds which are inhibitors of the rearranged during transfection (ret) kinase, to pharmaceutical compositions containing them, to processes for their preparation, and to their use in therapy, alone or in combination, for the normalization of gastrointestinal sensitivity, motility and/or secretion and/or abdominal disorders or diseases and/or treatment related to diseases related to ret dysfunction or where modulation of ret activity may have therapeutic benefit including but not limited to all classifications of irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) including diarrhea-predominant, constipation-predominant or alternating stool pattern, functional bloating, functional constipation, functional diarrhea, unspecified functional bowel disorder, functional abdominal pain syndrome, chronic idiopathic constipation, functional esophageal disorders, functional gastroduodenal disorders, functional anorectal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, proliferative diseases such as non-small cell lung cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, colorectal cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, follicular thyroid cancer, anaplastic thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, brain tumors, peritoneal cavity cancer, solid tumors, other lung cancer, head and neck cancer, gliomas, neuroblastomas, von hippel-lindau syndrome and kidney tumors, breast cancer, fallopian tube cancer, ovarian cancer, transitional cell cancer, prostate cancer, cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction, biliary cancer, adenocarcinoma, and any malignancy with increased ret kinase activity.. .
Glaxosmithkline Intellectual Property Development Limited
Detection signal and capture in dipstick assays
Improved dipstick assays for testing for the presence of a target nucleic acid in a sample solution are described. A dipstick is provided which comprises a contact end for contacting the sample solution and a capture zone remote from the contact end for capturing target nucleic acid.
Diagnostics For The Real World, Ltd.
Inactivation of papillomavirus
A method of treating early papillomavirus infection of an orifice of a human or animal body including any canal associated with an orifice, comprising applying a viral inactivation agent to the orifice and/or canal in an amount effective to inactivate a portion of the virus infecting the orifice or canal. Apparatus is also disclosed..
Compensated capillary indicator
A temperature compensated bellows is provided for storage and displacement of a first fluid used as an indicator in a capillary tube. The bellows is made of a housing made of flexible, watertight material.
Curtain airbag device
A curtain airbag device where an airbag main body provided along a roof side rail is deployed in the form of a curtain inside the vehicle compartment by operation of an inflator. The airbag main body includes a first expansion part disposed at a position overlying a center pillar and supplied with gas by operation of the inflator during deployment; a second expansion part disposed to the rear of the first expansion part and supplied with gas from the first expansion part; and a gas communication part providing communication between the first expansion part and the second expansion part.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Method for measuring temperature of biological sample, measuring device, and biosensor system
The concentration measurement method includes: introducing a predetermined amount of the biological sample into the capillary; measuring a temperature of the biological sample by applying a first voltage to the electrode unit when the temperature of the biological sample is measured, the first voltage allowing the temperature measurement to be less affected by increase and reduction in an amount of the analyte contained in the biological sample; measuring the concentration of the analyte contained in the biological sample by applying a second voltage to the electrode unit; measuring an environmental temperature in a surrounding of the biological sample; and correcting the concentration of the measured analyte based on the measured temperature of the biological sample and the measured environmental temperature.. .
Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.
Pleasurable protective undergarment
A garment that is made in the form of underwear, that provides a protective barrier between sex partners. The garment provides protection from hpv (human papillomavirus), and genital ulcer diseases such as; genital herpes, syphilis, and chanchroid, while making sex possible.
Drum pedal with dynamic tension
An improved drum pedal utilizes an advanced dampening system in combination with a base, pedal, beater assembly, and support structure. The pedal is mounted to the base while the support structure forms a first pillar and second pillar that allow rotation of an axle positioned between them.
Refrigerators with a non-azeotropic mixtures of hydrocarbons refrigerants
A refrigerant circuit using a non-azeotropic mixture of hydrocarbons refrigerants comprises a compressor, a condenser, an expansion device, a first evaporator downstream the expansion device, a second evaporator downstream the first evaporator, a first heat exchanger to cause heat exchange between refrigerant downstream the condenser and upstream the first evaporator, on one side, and refrigerant downstream the first evaporator and upstream the second evaporator, on the other side, and a second heat exchanger to cause heat exchange between refrigerant downstream the condenser and upstream the first heat exchanger, on one side, and refrigerant downstream the second evaporator and upstream the compressor, on the other side, the expansion device having a capillary tube as part of both heat exchangers as a side of exchangers, the capillary tube being parallel to and in contact with a tube of the circuit or it is wrapped around such tube.. .
Prefabricated pillar slab system and mold for manufacturing a prefabricated pillar slab
A pillar slab system using precast concrete pillar slabs for constructing a pillar, pergola or other stone structure comprises a body comprising at least four sides. Each exterior side surface comprises at least one simulated stone face.
Risi Stone Inc.
Apparatus and treating a regurgitant heart valve
An apparatus is provided for treating regurgitation of blood flow through a diseased heart valve, which includes an annulus, anterior and posterior valve leaflets, and a subvalvular apparatus. The apparatus includes a substantially annular support member, at least one infra-annular support member securely connected thereto, and at least one anchoring element associated with the at least one infra-annular support member.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Compositions and reaction mixtures for the detection of nucleic acids from multiple types of human papillomavirus
Nucleic acid oligonucleotide sequences are disclosed which include amplification oligomers and probe oligomers which are useful for detecting multiple types of human papillomaviruses (hpv) associated with cervical cancer. Methods for detecting multiple hpv types in biological specimens by amplifying hpv nucleic acid sequences in vitro and detecting the amplified products are disclosed..
Compact fluid analysis device and method to fabricate
The present disclosure relates to a device for analyzing a fluid sample. In one aspect, the device includes a fluidic substrate that comprises a micro-fluidic component embedded in the fluidic substrate configured to propagate a fluid sample via capillary force through the device and a means for providing a fluid sample connected to the micro-fluidic component.
Capillary electrophoresis methods for determining the relative amount of protein in a sample comprising a population of proteins are provided. The methods comprise charge and/or size separation of a target protein or a plurality of target proteins present in a sample, for example a biological sample, by capillary electrophoresis in a separation matrix comprising a haloalkane compound, and downstream detection and quantification of the total amount of protein in the sample.
Integrated modular unit including an analyte concentrator microreactor device connected to a cartridge-cassette
The integrated modular and interchangeable unit of the present invention comprises an analyte concentrator-microreactor (acm) device having four entrance-exit ports identified as connection areas to a transport capillary for sample and buffer introduction, and to a separation capillary of a cartridge-cassette filled with an appropriate separation fluid for optimal separation of the analytes of interest. Affinity ligand groups are immobilized to microstructures contained within the main inner cavity or channel of the device or directly to the wall of the main inner channel for capturing one or more analytes.
Semiconductor device and fabricating the same
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate including a plurality of pillars, a gate electrode formed to surround a lower portion of the pillar and having a top surface lower than a top surface of the pillar, a salicide layer formed to cover the top surface of the pillar and surround an upper portion of the pillar, and an electrode formed to cover a top surface and a lateral surface of the salicide layer.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.
Display unit and electronic apparatus
A display unit includes: a plurality of light emitting elements provided in a display region of a first substrate, and including a first electrode, a light emitting layer, and a second electrode in this order on the first substrate; an auxiliary wiring provided on a second substrate facing the first substrate with the light emitting elements interposed therebetween, and extending from the display region to a peripheral region surrounding the display region; a first pillar configured to electrically connect the auxiliary wiring and the second electrode of the light emitting elements; and a second pillar configured to electrically connect the auxiliary wiring and a peripheral electrode provided in the peripheral region of the first substrate.. .
Semiconductor apparatus having vertical channel transistor and fabricating the same
A semiconductor apparatus and a method of fabricating the same are provided. The method includes sequentially depositing a gate electrode material and a sacrificial insulating layer on a semiconductor substrate, patterning the gate electrode material and the sacrificial insulating layer to form one or more holes exposing a surface of the semiconductor substrate, forming a gate insulating layer on an inner sidewall of the hole, forming one or more pillar patterns each filled in the hole and recessed on a top thereof, forming a contact unit and an electrode unit on the pillar pattern, removing a patterned sacrificial insulating layer and forming a spacer nitride material on the semiconductor substrate from which the patterned sacrificial insulating layer is removed, and removing portions of the spacer nitride material and a patterned gate electrode material between the pillar patterns..
Sk Hynix Inc.
Fitting for elastically-biasing a capillary for a fluid-tight connection to a fluidic conduit
A fitting (200) for providing a fluid connection between a capillary (202) and a fluidic conduit (204) of a fluidic component (30), the fitting (200) comprising a male piece (240) and a female piece (250) for connection with the male piece (240), wherein the male piece (240) comprises a housing (252) with a capillary reception (212) configured for receiving the capillary (202), wherein a part of the capillary (202) being received in the capillary reception (212) is circumferentially covered by a sleeve (214), an elastic biasing mechanism (206) being arranged at least partially within the housing (252), being configured for biasing the capillary (202) against the female piece (250) and being supported by the sleeve (214), and a locking mechanism (208) being arranged at least partially within the housing (252) and being configured for locking the capillary (202) to the fitting (200).. .
Agilent Technologies , Inc.
Apparatus, systems, and methods for capillary electrophoresis
An apparatus includes a body portion that defines a reservoir and a set of substantially flexible capillaries. The set of substantially flexible capillaries are fixedly coupled to the body portion and in fluid communication with the reservoir.
Sensing sensor and sensing device
A sensing sensor includes a wiring board, a piezoelectric resonator, a channel forming member, a channel, an effluent channel, a capillary member, and an absorbing member. The effluent channel is disposed at a downstream side of the channel.
Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.
A method to form a choke is disclosed, wherein the method comprises: encapsulating a hollow coil by a molding body; forming a first core, wherein the first core comprises a pillar; and disposing at least one first portion of the pillar inside the encapsulated hollow coil. The method avoids the overflow or vertical flow issue during a molding process for encapsulating a coil that has been wound on a core already..
Cyntec Co., Ltd.
Pill administration device with liquid reservoir
This disclosure describes liquid-assisted pill administration devices, each comprising a reservoir for containing a liquid and a pill receptacle for one or more pills. The pill receptacle has a receptacle opening remote from the reservoir for inserting and discharging pills, and the reservoir is in valve-governed fluid communication with the pill receptacle via a first fluid communication path including a valve interposed between the reservoir and the pill receptacle.
Microfluidic device, system and method
A combination of capillary forces and gas pressure is used to control the movement of liquid samples within a microfluidic device. A liquid sample introduced to a proximal portion of a capillary channel of a microfluidic device moves by capillary action partway along the capillary channel.
Alere San Diego, Inc.