|| List of recent Pill-related patents
|Twisted array design for high speed vertical channel 3d nand memory|
Roughly described, a memory device has a multilevel stack of conductive layers. Vertically oriented pillars each include series-connected memory cells at cross-points between the pillars and the conductive layers.
Macronix International Co., Ltd.
|Parallelogram cell design for high speed vertical channel 3d nand memory|
Roughly described, a memory device has a multilevel stack of conductive layers. Pillars oriented orthogonally to the substrate each include series-connected memory cells at cross-points between the pillars and the conductive layers.
Macronix International Co., Ltd.
A heat pipe having a wick structure for efficiently returning working fluid to an evaporating portion is provided. The heat pipe comprises a container 2 sealed at its both ends, a working fluid encapsulated in the container, and a wick structure 10 covering an inner face of the container.
|Method for brazing parts made from a composite material, with anchoring of the brazed joint|
A method of assembling together by brazing two parts made of composite material, each part having an assembly face for brazing with the assembly face of the other part, the method including: making a plurality of cavities in the assembly face of at least one of the two composite material parts, at least some of the cavities opening out into one or more portions of the part that are situated outside the assembly face; interposing capillary elements between the assembly faces of the composite material parts; placing a brazing composition in contact with a portion of the capillary elements; and applying heat treatment to liquefy the brazing composition so as to cause the molten brazing composition to spread by capillarity between the assembly faces of the composite material parts.. .
Commissariat à I'énergie Atomique Et Aux énergies Alternatives
|Centrifugation systems with non-contact seal assemblies|
Centrifugation systems are provided that have a non-contact seal assemblies including an upper guard and a skirted pivot, as well as a pressure source that provides a gas flow between the upper guard and a surface of the skirted pivot. In some embodiments, the non-contact seal assembly further includes a lower guard having one or more capillary channels defined on an upper surface..
Alfa Wassermann, Inc.
|Fuel cell and analysis device that comprise it|
A fuel cell comprising: at least one microfluidic channel that allows the capillary flow and, preferably, also diffusion of at least one suitable fluid for generating electricity, at least one receiving absorbent region coupled to each microfluidic channel, at least one collecting absorbent region coupled to each microfluidic channel, a cathodic zone coupled to each microfluidic channel, and an anodic zone coupled to each microfluidic channel, where each receiving absorbent region and each collecting absorbent region are coupled to one of the microfluidic channels such that when a fluid suitable for generating electricity is deposited in the receiving absorbent region, it flows by capillary action through the microfluidic channel to reach the collecting absorbent region where it is absorbed. As well as an analysis device comprising one or more of these fuel cells..
Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cientificas (cisc)
|Device for augmenting blood flow, tissue perfusion and fluid distribution by neuromuscular stimulation in horses and other non-human mammals|
The invention relates to a method and device for neuromuscular stimulation of one or more muscles, or muscle groups, with one or more beneficial effects selected from increasing arterial, venous and capillary blood flow, increasing flux of interstitial fluid and lymphatic drainage, increasing tissue oxygenation, enhancing heat distribution, enhancing the distribution of pharmaceutical products, and enhancing performance and recovery from exertion in horses.. .
Sky Medical Technology Ltd.
|Shower stall wall mounted full back brush|
A wall mountable back brush for allowing a user to scrub the user's entire back comprising a mounting component having a front surface, a back surface, a securement means and a plurality of bristles. The bristles are on the front surface of the mounting component, which front surface has a concavity for encompassing a user's back.
|Pillow and use with assisted breathing masks|
A device for use with a respiratory mask comprises a pillow having at least one recess structured to receive the mask so that the pillow does not exert substantial pressure on the mask, and a cover that at least partially covers the exterior surface of the pillow and substantially follows the contours of the at least one recess. A method of using a respiratory mask comprises providing a pillow having at least one recess, positioning a cover on the pillow so that the cover substantially follows the contours of the at least one recess, positioning a respiratory mask on the head of a user, and positioning the user's head on the cover and pillow such that the mask is received in the at least one recess so that the pillow and cover do not exert substantial pressure on the mask..
Banyan Licensing L.l.c.
A semiconductor device includes a pillar-shaped semiconductor layer and a sidewall having a laminated structure. The laminated structure includes an insulating film and polysilicon, and the laminated structure is on an upper sidewall of the first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer.
Unisantis Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
A semiconductor device includes a first selection gate insulating film surrounding a first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a first selection gate surrounding the first selection gate insulating film, a first bit line connected to the first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a layer including a first charge storage layer which surrounds a second pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a first control gate surrounding the layer, a layer including a second charge storage layer which surrounds the second pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a second control gate surrounding the layer, a first lower-portion internal line connecting the first and second pillar-shaped semiconductor layers, a layer including a third charge storage layer, a third control gate, a layer including a fourth charge storage layer, a fourth control gate, a second selection gate insulating film, a second selection gate, a first source line, and a second lower-portion internal line.. .
Unisantis Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
A method for assaying a sample for each of multiple analytes is described. The method includes contacting an array of spaced-apart test zones with a liquid sample (e.g., whole blood).
Rapid lateral flow assay low quantity liquid or dry samples
This invention describes a device for assaying a dry or small volume liquid sample on a lateral flow capillary assay by utilizing a supplementary aqueous solution that will push the sample up the assay without diluting or significantly diluting the original sample. This invention enables a sample to be assayed rapidly and/or on-site when the sample is in dried or solid form, or when the liquid volume is too small to complete an assay.
Disposable test sensor
The present invention relates to disposable test sensors having improved sample application and measuring properties and their uses for detection, preferably, quantitative measurement, of analyte in a liquid sample like blood. In particular, the invention provides for an electrochemical biosensor which has a thin-layer fluid chamber having funnel-like shape with a novel extra wide opening as sampling entrance and a vent opening at the tip of the chamber for air escape.
Changsha Sinocare Inc.
Screening apparatus and screening method
A screening apparatus includes a light permeable measurement chip having a well retaining a liquid including microparticles, a measuring section acquiring optical information of the microparticles obtained by illuminating the microparticles, an analyzing section that extracts optical information of the microparticles, a receiving plate receiving a microparticle selectively picked up from the measurement chip, a moving section moving the measurement chip and the receiving plate against the measuring section, and a collecting section for collecting a microparticle by sucking with the suction-ejection capillary and ejecting on the receiving plate. A distal-end outer dimension of the capillary is greater than a width of the well.
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Pre-heater assembly with moderately thermally conductive capillary surrounding
A pre-heater assembly (90) for pre-heating a fluid, in particular in a fluid separation apparatus (10), wherein the pre-heater assembly (90) comprises a capillary (200) having a lumen and being configured for conducting the fluid, and a thermal coupling body (202) contacting at least part of the capillary (200), having a value of the thermal conductivity in a range between 8 w/(m k) and 100 w/(m k) and being arrangable so that heat generated by a heat source (80) is supplied to the capillary (200) via at least part of the thermal coupling body (202).. .
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Method of forming a refrigeration heat exchanger
A method of forming a refrigeration heat exchanger comprising a suction line and a capillary line includes juxtaposing at least a portion of the suction and capillary lines to form a juxtaposed portion, at least partially enveloping the juxtaposed portion with a metal material, and encapsulating the capillary line to the suction line along at least a portion of the juxtaposed portion.. .
Heat pipe structure having strip-shaped capillary tissue at both side ends thereof
A heat pipe structure includes a pipe shell (1) and a capillary tissue (2) disposed in the pipe shell (1). A pipe body (10) has a hollow vapor channel (100) along a longitudinal direction thereof and sealing a working fluid.
Heat pipe structure having capillary tissue formed with end part for supporting
A heat pipe structure having a capillary tissue formed with end part for supporting includes a pipe body and a capillary tissue installed in the pipe body; the capillary tissue includes a strip-like primary capillary part and a positioning capillary part, the primary capillary part is abutted against a lateral wall formed in the pipe body, and the positioning capillary part is formed with a connecting segment, and an abutting segment and a distal segment in sequence extended from the connecting segment. The connecting segment allows the positioning capillary part to be connected to one end of the primary capillary part thereby enabling the positioning capillary part to be extended from a lateral wall to another lateral wall of the pipe body, and the abutting segment is extended along the length direction of the pipe body thereby allowing the distal segment to be formed..
Heat pipe structure having circuitous capillary tissue
A heat pipe having a circuitous capillary tissue includes a pipe body and a capillary tissue installed in the pipe body. The interior of the pipe body is formed with a vapor flow channel which is hollow and extended towards the length direction thereof, and a working fluid is stored therein; the capillary tissue is formed with a primary capillary part, two secondary capillary parts, and communicating capillary parts connected between the primary and the secondary capillary parts; wherein, the two secondary capillary parts are both extended along the length direction of the pipe body and respectively abutted against two lateral walls extended along the length direction of a pipe member, and two sides of the primary capillary part are both formed with a space allowing the vapor flow channel to be kept..
Saturated water generating device
A saturated water generating device includes a thermal receptor including a cavity inside, a liquid entrance connected into the cavity of the thermal receptor, a heat source, and a pillar disposed in the cavity of the thermal receptor. The heat source is used to heat the cavity of the thermal receptor.
Taizhou Dajiang Industry Co., Ltd.
Method for estimating irreducible water saturation from mercury injection capillary pressure
Irreducible water saturation of fluid-storing porous reservoir rock is determined using methods that include obtaining a reservoir rock sample from the underground fluid reservoir; performing mercury saturation measurements on the reservoir rock sample for different mercury injection pressure values to obtain mercury saturation values for the different mercury injection pressure values; and estimating the irreducible water saturation (swirr) from the mercury saturation values and the mercury injection pressure values by correcting for surface films of fluid retained on pore walls of the reservoir rock.. .
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Embodiments described herein provide micro-fluidic systems and devices for use in performing various diagnostic and analytical tests. According to one embodiment, the micro-fluidic device includes a sample chamber for receiving a sample, and a reaction chamber for performing a chemical reaction.
Incube Labs, Llc
Microstructured micropillar arrays for controllable filling of a capillary pump
The embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a micro-fluidic device comprising a substrate, a cavity in the substrate and a plurality of micro-pillar columns located inside the cavity. The micro-pillars columns are configured to create a capillary action when a fluid sample is provided in the cavity.
Palladium alloy membrane unit, storage structure thereof, and purifying hydrogen by using the same
The present invention is to provide a means for easily replacing palladium alloy capillaries in a hydrogen purification device formed by using hydrogen separation membrane formed from the palladium alloy capillaries. The hydrogen purification device can be easily disassembled into a palladium alloy membrane unit and a storage structure thereof.
Japan Pionics Co., Ltd.
Pillow with concealed play surfaces
A plush pillow toy in any number of shapes comprised of two fabric covered or molded cushioned members or a single fabric covered or molded folding cushioned member, that when opened or unfolded, form a play area roughly double the size of the original pillow. The interior is revealed when the two cushioned members or single folded member of the original pillow are opened, unfolded, or otherwise separated, forming a playing surface or terrain for small toys, figures, or any number of accessories.
Capillary channel structure for dispense interface
The invention is related to a dispense interface for a drug delivery device for delivering at least two drug agents, comprising at least two two-ended flow regulation structures and a confluence, wherein each flow regulation structure comprises a fluid inlet opening at a first end, wherein each flow regulation structure comprises a fluid outlet opening connected to the confluence at a second end of the respective flow regulation structure and wherein at least one of the two-ended flow regulation structures comprises a capillary fluid channel. The invention is further related to a drug delivery device for delivering at least two drug agents comprising a dispense interface of the aforementioned kind, to a method for delivering at least two drug agents through an injection means of a drug delivery device and to a method for manufacturing a dispense interface of the aforementioned kind.
Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
Pill counting and conveying apparatus
A pill conveying apparatus including a housing with a pill discharge aperture. A vacuum drum positioned at least partially within the housing, and the vacuum drum includes (i) a drum face having a primary surface; (ii) a plurality of pill apertures formed in the drum face, and (iii) at least one secondary surface formed on the drum face, the secondary surface varying in elevation relative to the primary surface.
Pearson Medical Technologies, L.l.c.
Personal lift use with a bathtub
A powered, personal lifting apparatus, and specifically a lift apparatus, specially adapted for personal use in the entry into and exit from a standard bathtub. The apparatus includes an electric motor powered lifting gantry that slides on a pillar that extends from the floor to ceiling, next to the tub.
System and methods for triggering a radiofrequency transceiver in the human body
Systems and methods described herein use near field communications to locate a radiating transponder, such as a pill swallowed by a patient. The system can be triggered to turn on and transmit a waveform to a set of antennas attached to, coupled with, or near the patient.
Rock West Solutions, Inc.
High mobility polymer thin-film transistors with capillarity-mediated self-assembly
Embodiments of the invention include methods and materials for preparing organic semiconducting layers, for example one used in an organic semiconductor device including a substrate with a nanostructured surface and a polymeric semiconductor film overlying the nanostructured surface. Aspects of the invention use capillary action to modulate polymer chain self-assembly on a surface and unidirectional alignment at a critical buried interface where charge carriers migrate between a dielectric and the polymer.
The Regents Of University Of California
A semiconductor device includes a fin-shaped silicon layer and a pillar-shaped silicon layer on the fin-shaped silicon layer, where a width of a bottom part of the pillar-shaped silicon layer is equal to a width of a top part of the fin-shaped silicon layer. A gate insulating film and a metal gate electrode are around the pillar-shaped silicon layer and a metal gate line extends in a direction perpendicular to the fin-shaped silicon layer and is connected to the metal gate electrode.
Unisantis Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Semiconductor devices including a recessed access device and methods of forming same
A semiconductor device comprises a recessed access device that includes a first pillar, a second pillar, a channel region connecting the first and second pillars, and a gate disposed over the channel region. The channel region has a width that is narrower than widths of the first pillar and the second pillar.
Micron Technology, Inc.
Solid electrolytic capacitor and production method therefor
A solid electrolytic capacitor comprising a capacitor element disposed on an insulating substrate, in which a positive electrode lead-out structure electrically connected to a positive electrode member of the capacitor element comprises a first positive electrode connection member disposed on the insulating substrate, a positive electrode terminal disposed on the insulating substrate, a pillow member configured to electrically connect the positive electrode member to the first positive electrode connection member, and a positive electrode bonding member. The first positive electrode connection member has a recessed portion or a through hole.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Membrane assembly and a lateral flow immunoassay device comprising such membrane assembly
The invention relates to an elongate membrane assembly having a length, a width and a height, the assembly comprising a microporous membrane layer supported on a liquid-impermeable support layer and the assembly being suitable for lateral flow of a liquid through the membrane layer under the action of capillary forces, wherein the assembly has a constant height and at least part of the membrane layer has a first thickness in the range of from 20 to 80 μm over the entire width of the assembly. The invention further relates to a lateral flow immunoassay device comprising such membrane assembly..
Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek
Testing device having a test gas container
A testing device, includes a test gas container, which is provided with a test leak for producing a test gas flow at a predefined leakage rate. The test leak includes at least one capillary tube, which connects the interior of the test gas container to the outer surroundings of the test gas container in a gas-conducting manner.
Securing and waterproof mechanism of a floodgate apparatus
A securing and waterproof mechanism of a floodgate apparatus includes a pillar, a water retaining gate, a pair of retaining bases and a securing member. The pillar has a retaining groove for receiving the water retaining gate.
Clip and pillar garnish mounting structure
A clip has a base and a rattle inhibiting elastic piece. The base has a base portion that is separated from a clip central axis.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Capillary filtration membrane with an improved recovery and obtaining an improved recovery and manufacturing method
A method to apply a filtration module according to the invention is disclosed characterized in that release of a cake layer formed at the retention side of the membrane is enforced, as well as further disrupture and disintegration of the cake layer, by applying a backwash cycle with a reverse flow at a backwash pressure lower than the maximum trans membrane pressure during a forward filtration step of a process liquid.. .
Solvent extraction settler comprising a foundation
A solvent extraction settler (1) comprising a foundation (2). The solvent extraction settler (1) comprises self-supporting modules (3) each having the exterior dimensions, strength and corner fittings (4) conforming to shipping container standards.
Outotec (finland) Oy
"micro-patch" for assessment of the local microvasculature and microcirculatory vasoreactivity
A method is disclosed for assessing local microvasculature and local microcirculatory vasoreactivity of a patient or research subject by selective noninvasive and nondisturbing monitoring of local microvasculature and local microcirculatory vasoreactivity at an accessible site to noninvasive and nondisturbing trans-surface delivery of a study agent with a known microvascular effect in normal subjects. The method includes noninvasively delivering a vasoactive study agent to skin of the subject for trans-surface delivery to the microvasculature.
Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof
A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity; a pillar-shaped structure constituted by a semiconductor of the first conductivity, the pillar-shaped structure being formed on the semiconductor substrate; a superlattice layer including a barrier layer and a quantum structure layer that are alternately deposited on a side wall of the pillar-shaped structure, the quantum structure layer being constituted by a material having a smaller energy bandgap than that of the barrier layer, the quantum structure layer including a wurtzite type crystal part and a zinc blende type crystal part that are alternately arranged along an axial direction of the pillar-shaped structure; and a semiconductor layer of a second conductivity that is formed so as to surround the superlattice layer, the second conductivity being an opposite conductivity to that of the first conductivity.. .
Semiconductor device including pillar transistors
A first pillar transistor and a second pillar transistor are arranged with no other pillar transistor therebetween, a distance between a first silicon pillar in the first pillar transistor and a second silicon pillar in the second pillar transistor is smaller than a distance between a third silicon pillar in a third pillar transistor and the first silicon pillar.. .
Ps4 Luxco S.a.r.l.
Superjunction structures for power devices and methods of manufacture
A power device includes an active region and a termination region surrounding the active region. A plurality of pillars of first and second conductivity type are alternately arranged in each of the active and termination regions.
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
Solder pillars for embedding semiconductor die
A semiconductor device, and a method of its manufacture, are disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a semiconductor die, such as a controller die, mounted on a surface of a substrate.
Sandisk Information Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Three-dimensional high surface area electrodes
Three dimensional high surface electrodes are described. The electrodes are fabricated by methods including the steps: designing the pillars; selecting a material for the formation of the pillars; patterning the material; transferring the pattern to form the pillars; insulating the pillars and providing a metal layer for increased conductivity.
California Institute Of Technology
Center pillar reinforcement unit for vehicle
A center pillar reinforcement unit for a vehicle is provided. A center pillar reinforcement unit for a vehicle according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include: a plurality of reinforcement beams disposed on an exterior circumference of a center pillar inner panel in a height direction; an upper bracket disposed on an upper end portion of the center pillar inner panel and a roof rail, and fixing an end portion of the plurality of reinforcement beams; a center bracket disposed on a center portion of the center pillar inner panel, and fixing a center of the plurality of reinforcement beams; a lower bracket disposed on a lower portion of the center pillar inner panel, and fixing a lower portion of the plurality of reinforcement beams; and a gusset bracket formed inside of a side seal so that the lower portion of the plurality of reinforcement beams is assembled..
Sungwoo Hitech Co., Ltd.
Print head ink flow path with bubble removal grooves
A print head includes an inlet port that receives a flow of a phase-change ink and an outlet port that delivers the flow to a jet. The print head includes a flow path along a flow direction from the inlet port to the outlet port.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
Heater for bonding apparatus and cooling the same
Provided is a plate-like heater for a bonding apparatus (30) including: a lower surface (31b) to which a bonding tool (40) is attached; and an upper surface (31a) to which a heat insulator (20) is attached. The upper surface (31a) is provided with a large number of capillary slits (35), and the large number of capillary slits (35) and a matching surface (21) of the heat insulator (20) attached to the upper surface (31a) form a large number of capillary coolant flow-paths (37) each extending from a cavity (36) to a lateral surface (33).
Dispensing method and system of a capillary aerosol generator
A method of dispensing a liquid or aerosol to maintain a clog free capillary system, which includes supplying a liquid formulation from a pumping unit to a capillary of an aerosol generation unit at a flow rate, and periodically increasing the flow rate from a first flow rate to a second flow rate.. .
Philip Morris Usa Inc.
There is provided a method for preparing a dense hydrogel comprising providing an at least partially gelled hydrogel, placing the at least a partially gelled hydrogel in fluid communication with an end of a capillary, and driving the at least partially gelled hydrogel into the capillary to form a dense hydrogel. There is also provided a system for preparing the dense hydrogel comprising a capillary having a bore; and a driver in communication with an end of the capillary for driving an at least partially gelled hydrogel into the bore of the capillary to form a dense hydrogel..
The Royal Institution For The Advancement Of Learn Ing/ Mcgill University
Novel functionally supportive pillows and methods of preparation thereof
The present invention is directed to a functionally supportive pillow comprising a dynamically responsive combination of an inner core enclosing a bead material and an outer shell, such that the combination of the inner core with the outer shell creates a dynamic response to applied pressure to the pillow for increased functional support of said pillow.. .
Plantsurface structure and modules and forming the same
Plantsurface structure, comprising one of an array of plastic base elements, each base element having a deck carried by a series of pillar elements, wherein the deck is provided with at least a number of the pillar elements have an open top end in said deck, wherein at least a membrane is placed over said deck and is provided with slits or cut-outs or water permeable elements, such that they open into at least some of the open top ends of pillars, wherein a growing medium is provided on the membrane and a growing medium is provided in said pillars, the growing medium in said pillars preferably being in fluid contact with the growing medium on said membrane.. .
Method for aligning micro-electronic components
Alignment of a first micro-electronic component to a receiving surface of a second micro-electronic component is realized by a capillary force-induced self-alignment, combined with an electrostatic alignment. The latter is accomplished by providing at least one first electrical conductor line along the periphery of the first component, and at least one second electrical conductor along the periphery of the location on the receiving surface of the second component onto which the component is to be placed.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Ku Leuven R&d
A nanoscale structure includes an array of pillars over an underlying layer, a separation wall layer including first separation walls formed over sidewalls of the pillars, and a block co-polymer (bcp) layer formed over the separation wall layer and filling gaps between the pillars. The bcp layer is phase-separated to include first domains that provide second separation walls formed over the first separation walls and second domains that are separated from each other by the first domains..
Sk Hynix Inc.
Electron microscope and electron microscope sample retaining device
An object of the invention is to provide an electron microscope which can easily and safely prepare a gas or liquid environment in the electron microscope and can observe a specimen in the environment and a reaction of the specimen at a high resolution and to provide a specimen holder for the electron microscope. In the electron microscope including specimen holding means (6) for holding a specimen (23), the specimen (23) is placed in a capillary (17) through which electron beams are transmittable, the electron microscope includes a supply device for supplying gas or liquid into the capillary (17) and a collection device for collecting the gas or the liquid, and the electron microscope obtains a specimen image of the specimen while flowing the gas or the liquid..
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
Slider including one or more fluid pathways, and related apparatuses and methods
The present invention is directed to a slider that includes at least one fluid pathway that is in fluid communication with an air bearing face and/or the trailing edge face of the slider. The at least one fluid pathway is configured to propel/transport a fluid such as a lubricant toward at least one side face via capillary action.
Seagate Technology Llc
Underground tactical optimization
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes, in a processor, slicing an ore-body solid model stored in a memory into a plurality of horizontal and a plurality of vertical pieces and deriving, from the sliced horizontal pieces and the vertical pieces, information corresponding to stope blocks and pillar blocks of the ore-body, stope blocks and pillar blocks corresponding to particular pieces of the plurality of horizontal pieces and the plurality of vertical pieces.. .
Dassault Systemes Geovia Inc.
Techniques are disclosed relating to analysis and reduction of crosstalk between signals. These techniques may be applicable in many fields, such as single-tube pcr or dna melt analysis, pcr or melt data from neighboring wells of a multi-well plate, capillary electrophoresis data (e.g., dna sequencing), gas chromatography, multispectral imaging, dual-color fluorescence correlation spectrometry, electrical crosstalk, etc.
Analytical system with capillary transport
An analytical system is disclosed. The analytical system includes a storage container configured to store a plurality of capillaries.
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Heat dissipation unit and thermal module thereof
A heat dissipation unit and a thermal module thereof. The heat dissipation unit includes a metal main body having a chamber, an oxide coating and a working fluid.
Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.
Coaxial capillary structure and ultra-thin heat pipe structure having the same
A coaxial capillary structure and an ultra-thin heat pipe structure having the same are provided. The coaxial capillary structure is installed in an ultra-thin heat pipe and extended towards the length direction of a pipe body of the ultra-thin heat pipe, and includes: a primary transferring capillary part and a coaxially-arranged capillary part, wherein the primary transferring capillary part is composed of a plurality of fiber bundles for forming as an integral bundle, and the coaxially-arranged capillary part is formed through a plurality of weaving wires interwoven and reeled at the exterior of the primary transferring capillary part, thereby limiting each of the fiber bundles at the central portion of the coaxially-arranged capillary part for forming a compact structure.
Interfacial thermal transfer structure
An apparatus that interfaces thermal transfer components is described. The apparatus includes a soft, thermally conductive metal that enables a capillary flow path with a contact surface of a thermal transfer component and an imbibing thermal interface material.
Method and virus and vaccine production
The invention concerns a bioreactor for production of virus and virus-like particles (vlps), methods for production of virus and vlps, methods for regulating the concentration of molecules inhibitory to viral and vlp yield in a cell culture chamber of a bioreactor, such as the extracapillary space of a hollow fiber bioreactor.. .
Biovest International, Inc.
Method and foam composition for recovering hydrocarbons from a subterranean reservoir
Enhanced recovery of hydrocarbons from a subterranean reservoir injects a gaseous reactant and a dispersion of oil, water, and nano-hybrid catalysts through an injection well into a subterranean formation. The combination of the dispersion and gaseous reactant(s) forms a stabilized foam within the subterranean formation.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Oklahoma
Rac1 inhibitors for the treatment of alport glomerular disease
The present invention provides methods of treating alport syndrome in a subject by the administration of an agent that can blocks the activation of rac1/cdc42 members of the rho family of small gtpases. Such agents include, but are not limited to, the endothelin receptor antagonists such as bosentan and letairis and neutralizing antibodies to endothelin-1.
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home Doing Business As Boys Town National Research Hospital
Center pillar outer and manufacturing method thereof
A center pillar outer, and a method of manufacturing a center pillar outer, may include an upper panel portion which forms an upper end portion of the center pillar outer, and a lower panel portion which forms a lower end portion of the center pillar outer. The upper and lower panel portions are molded using different methods.
Kia Motors Corporation
Vehicle body side part structure
A structure is configured such that a viewer hardly feels strangeness of color tone or texture even when paint mist is attached to a center pillar 3 during coating of a body outer plate. A panel surface of an outer panel 35 of the center pillar 3 has a protrusion in a middle in the vehicle vertical direction such that at least part of a lower portion of the panel surface projects toward the outside of the vehicle body relative to an upper portion of the panel surface.
Mazda Motor Corporation
Torque wrench with constant torque
A torque wrench with constant torque comprises a wrench body having a tube and a cavity, an adapter, a pillar, a clutching member, a handle, and a resilient member. Therein, the adapter is rotatably disposed in the cavity, with plural adapting parts disposed on the outer periphery thereof.
Method for the brazing of parts made from a composite material, incorporating a slug in the bond
A method of assembling together by brazing first and second parts made of composite material, each of the first and second parts having an assembly face for brazing with the assembly face of the other part, the method including making at least one perforation in the assembly face of the first part; interposing capillary elements between the assembly faces of the first and second parts made of composite material; placing the first and second parts facing each other while inserting a peg in each perforation of the first part; placing a brazing composition in contact with a portion of the capillary elements; and applying heat treatment to liquefy the brazing composition so as to cause the molten brazing composition to spread by capillarity between the assembly faces of the composite material parts.. .
Partial radial heat exchanger and oxygenator
Methods of making a combination heat exchanger and oxygenator. A heat transfer tubing is wound about a core and a potting compound is applied to a portion of the wound tubing.
Systems and methods for minimally-invasive arterial blood gas measurement
Provided are systems and methods for minimally invasive arterial blood gas measurements. Blood samples are collected using capillary microstructures that minimize patient discomfort and collect samples in a manner such that the samples are not exposed to an environment outside of the sample collection portion.
Koninklijkie Philips N.v.
Method of cleaning residue from a surface using a high efficiency disposable cellulosic wiper
A method of cleaning residue from a surface includes providing a disposable cellulosic wiper including a percentage by weight of pulp-derived papermaking fibers, and a percentage by weight of regenerated independent cellulosic microfibers having a number average diameter of less than about 2 microns and a characteristic canadian standard freeness (csf) value of less than 175 mil. The microfibers are selected and present in amounts such that the wiper exhibits a capillary pressure at 10% saturation by extrusion porosimetry of at least twice that of a like sheet prepared without regenerated independent cellulose microfibers.
Georgia-pacific Consumer Products Lp
In the present invention, a p-type pillar layer constituting a super junction is formed separately into an upper layer in contact with a base layer and an underlying lower layer. The upper layer has a higher impurity concentration than the lower layer.
National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology
Feature size reduction in semiconductor devices by selective wet etching
Selective wet etching is used to produce feature sizes of reduced width in semiconductor devices. An initial patterning step (e.g., photolithography) forms a pillar of an initial width from at least a selected first layer and an overlayer.
Methods of fabricating micro- and nanostructure arrays and structures formed therefrom
Methods of fabricating micro- and nanostructures comprise top-down etching of lithographically patterned gan layer to form an array of micro- or nanopillar structures, followed by selective growth of gan shells over the pillar structures via selective epitaxy. Also provided are methods of forming micro- and nanodisk structures and microstructures formed from thereby..
United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of Commerce
Method of fabricating a wafer level optical lens assembly
The present invention relates to method of fabricating a wafer level optical lens substrate. The method comprising providing a first wafer substrate having a plurality of bumps, applying a first polymer liquid on a first contact optical surface of said plurality of bumps, providing a second wafer substrate, and contacting said first wafer substrate with said second substrate in such that said first polymer liquid is located in a slit created between said first contact optical surface of said plurality of bumps and said second wafer substrate under capillary forces.
Anteryon Wafer Optics B.v.
Quantification of the relative amount of water in the tissue microcapillary network
The present invention discloses a method for magnetic resonance (mr) imaging comprising: acquiring at least two mr images with different motion-weighting originating from a rf and gradient pulse sequence causing signal attenuation from diffusion but not flow (flow-compensated data); acquiring at least two mr images with different motion-weighting originating from a rf and gradient pulse sequence causing signal attenuation from diffusion and flow (non-compensated data); performing a model fit to the flow-compensated and non-compensated data in which at least one of the adjustable parameters are constrained to be the same for both sets of data; and obtaining quantitative information on microscopic flow by extracting at least one parameter of the intravoxel incoherent motion (ivim) effect from the model fit, said method being directed to diffusion-perfusion.. .
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Device for determining at least one analyte capable of being contained in a liquid sample
A device for determining the presence and/or amount of at least one analyte contained in a liquid sample, includes a capillary diffusion element (2) materialized on which are a zone (3) for depositing the liquid sample, an upstream release zone (4) and at least two capture zones (5). The device (1) also includes at least one downstream release zone (6) located downstream of at least one of the capture zones, which downstream release zone (6) includes at least one detection reagent conjugated to a visible and/or measurable marker; and the detection reagent of a release zone and/or the capture reagent of the additional capture zone(s), located directly downstream of the release zone, are suitable for binding specifically with the analyte and/or for binding specifically with one another, in order to form a complex that enables the determination of the analyte in the liquid sample at the additional capture zone(s)..
High-throughput multi-laser wave mixing detection methods and apparatus
This invention relates to methods and apparatus of a combination of multi-laser wave mixing technology with diagnostic flow system with embodiments describing capillary electrophoresis. The unique combination of these technologies along with minute detection levels not yet been seen in the field..
Capillary viscometer and multiscale pressure differential measuring device
The present subject matter provides a capillary viscometer for use in measuring concentration and shear dependence of the viscosity of macromolecular solutions. In one embodiment the device can automatically make serial dilutions of a single initial sample and record viscosity measurements across wide concentration ranges without changing samples.
The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Dept. Of Health And Human Services
The present disclosure relates to a dosimeter for measuring exposure to heat over time in combination with peak temperature indicators and reversible temperature indicators. The preferred temperature indicator tag is credit card sized and comprises four time-temperature dosimeters.
System and transferring heat between two units
A thermal switching device is presented. The thermal switching device includes a plurality of serpentine capillaries having a first end and a second end, where the first end is configured to be operatively coupled to a heating unit and the second end is configured to be operatively coupled to a cooling unit, and where the plurality of serpentine capillaries is configured to transfer heat from the heating unit to the cooling unit by circulating a working fluid in the plurality of serpentine capillaries..
General Electric Company