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| 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.. .
| Three dimensional nand flash with self-aligned select gate|
An integrated circuit may include a pillar of semiconductor material, a field effect transistor having a channel that is formed in the pillar of semiconductor material, and two or more memory cells, stacked vertically on top of the field effect transistor, and having channels that are formed in the pillar semiconductor of material.. .
| Semiconductor device having air gap and manufacturing the same, memory cell having the same and electronic device having the same|
A semiconductor device including a semiconductor substrate including a plurality of active regions and a device isolation region for isolating the plurality of active regions; and a buried bit line and a buried gate electrode which are formed in the semiconductor substrate. The device isolation region includes a first device isolation region extending in a first direction and a second device isolation region extending in a second direction crossing with the first direction and having a shield pillar formed therein..
Sk Hynix Inc.
| Methods for detecting human papillomavirus and providing prognosis for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma|
Methods and kits for diagnosing and determining prognosis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are described.. .
University Of Miami
| 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 Holdings Co., Ltd.
| Smart phone based multiplexed viscometer for high throughput analysis of fluids|
The present invention includes a method and an apparatus for determining the viscosity of a fluid. The apparatus comprising that includes a microchannel connected to a glass capillary in fluid communication with the microchannel, a digital camera positioned with respect to the glass capillary to capture two or more images of a fluidic slug as a fluid travels within the glass capillary, and a processor communicably coupled to the digital camera that determines a viscosity of the fluid based on the two or more digital images..
Texas Tech University System
| Thermal flowmeter|
A flowmeter of the thermal type, having a heated flow-sensing probe and a temperature-sensing reference probe, in which the flow is passed through nozzles to form two jets and those jets are directed at the heated portion of the heated probe and the temperature-sensing portion of the reference probe, while flow around the supporting portion of the heated probe is minimized. Such a flowmeter allows low gas flows to be measured without the use of capillary elements that are subject to plugging and can create unwanted pressure drops..
Cdi Meters, Inc.
| Phase-changing heat dissipater and manufacturing method thereof|
The present invention relates to a phase-changing heat dissipater and a manufacturing method thereof. The heat dissipater includes a main body, a capillary structure and a working fluid.
Celsia Technologies Taiwan, Inc.
| Plastic cage|
Pillar parts (10) are connected to the inner peripheral surface (5b) of a large-diameter rim part (5) and to the outer peripheral surface (7b) of a small-diameter rim part (7). The inner peripheral surface (5b) of the large-diameter rim part (5) and the outer peripheral surface (7b) of the small-diameter rim part (7) 5 respectively have axial-direction inside portions (5c), (7c) overlapping with the pillar parts (10) in the axial direction and axial-direction outside portions (5d), (7d) not overlapping with the pillar parts (10) in the axial direction.
| Process of making a consumer product composition|
A process of making a consumer product composition comprising a non-porous dissolvable solid structure comprises the steps of: providing a carrier material having a melting point of greater than 25° c.; heating the carrier material to a temperature greater than the melting point of the carrier material to form liquefied carrier material; mixing a hydrophobic conditioning agent with the liquefied carrier material to form a melt composition; and cooling the melt composition to a temperature below the melting point of the carrier material to form the non-porous dissolvable solid structure of the consumer product composition. The carrier material and hydrophobic conditioning agent are selected to provide a modified capillary number of less than about 10 with respect to the melt composition of the process..
The Procter & Gamble Company
Robot for transporting storage bins
A bin storage system includes a bin storage structure and robot vehicles for retrieving storage bins from the bin storage structure. The bin storage structure includes pillars that define storage columns for the storage bins, supporting rails, arranged on top of the pillars to provide a vehicle support for the plurality of robot vehicles allowing each robot vehicle to travel across the bin storage structure, a storage bin delivery station, and a bin lift device, arranged to receive storage bins from the plurality of robot vehicles and transport the storage bins from a top level of the bin storage structure to the delivery station.
Jakob Hatteland Logistics As
Method of immunotherapy for treatment of human papillomavirus infection
A method of treating human papillomavirus (hpv), by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a primary cell-derived biologic to a patient infected with hpv, and inducing an immune response to hpv. A method of overcoming hpv-induced immune suppression of langerhans cells (lc), by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a primary cell-derived biologic to a patient infected with hpv, and activating lc.
Irx Therapeutics, Inc.
Air-activated heated travel pillows and travel blankets
A heated u-shaped travel neck pillow includes two leg portions. A base therebetween the two leg portions forms a u-shaped pillow body to receive and support a neck of a user.
E&b Giftware, Llc
Multi-layered pillow cover
A pillow cover assembly includes a plurality of layers of pillow sheets bound together on one edge that can be flipped around the bound end like a book; an attachment system configured to attach the pillow sheets to pillow or a pillow case configured to house the pillow, wherein the attachment system is a plurality of straps with fasteners at each end; and a holding mechanism attached to a bottom layer of the plurality of layers of pillow sheets. Each layer of pillow sheets above the bottom layer has a hole in a position corresponding to a point of attachment of the holding mechanism on the bottom sheet, where the holding mechanism goes through the holes, and each layer of pillow sheets is longer than the one below..
Maifleur Health & Beauty Inc.
Infant support pillow
An infant support pillow for supporting an infant or small child in a lying or seated position comprising a pillow shell and a resilient fill material that defines a recessed center portion surrounded partially or fully by a raised perimeter portion. The pillow shell can comprise various features, including fabric types, attachments, appliqués and stitching, configured to represent an object or character.
Kids Ii, Inc.
Vertical transistor and variable resistive memory device including the same
A vertical transistor may include a pillar, a gate and an electric field-buffering region. The pillar may be vertically extended from a surface of a semiconductor substrate.
Sk Hynix Inc.
Thermal control system for closed electronic platform
The embodiments of disclosure disclose a thermal control system for a closed electronic platform, which includes two mutually independent heat exchange cavities; each heat exchange cavity is provided with an air inlet and an air outlet; one heat exchanger is arranged in each of the two heat exchange cavities; the two heat exchangers are interconnected with each other through guide pipes to form a working medium circulating loop; each of tow heat exchangers includes a plurality of microchannel thermo-capillaries and two runoff gathering pits; the plurality of microchannel thermo-capillaries are arranged between the two runoff gathering pits in a parallel connection manner; the runoff gathering pits of the two heat exchangers are connected through the guide pipes, wherein each of the plurality of microchannels which is arranged in parallel are formed in each microchannel thermo-capillary. Thus improving a heat dissipation efficiency of the thermal control system..
Assembly for forming microchamber for inverted substrate
An assembly for forming a microchamber for an inverted substrate is disclosed. The assembly can include a body having a chamber formed therein.
Biogenex Laboratories, Inc.
Ventilated brake rotors
A brake rotor for attachment to a wheel of a vehicle may include outer and inner friction members, and a plurality of fin elements connecting the outer friction member to the inner friction member. Each fin element may include radially spaced first and second pillars that are connected by a single bridge portion to define an opening in the fin element.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
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Apparatus and injecting a chemical to facilitate operation of a submersible well pump
A well pump assembly has a motor operatively connected to a welt pump that has an intake. The welt pump assembly has a capillary tube that extends alongside the tubing and has an outlet at the well pump assembly.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Three-dimensional lightweight steel truss with bi-directional continuous double beams
Disclosed is a three-dimensional lightweight steel framework formed by two-way continuous double beams. The three-dimensional lightweight steel framework comprises beams (1), purlines and/or stringers (16), pillars (2), walls (62, 63), slabs (31) and/or a roof and anti-lateral force bracings (41) and/or pull rods (42), wherein the beams (1) are continuous double beans, and the continuous double beams are formed by combining continuous single beams having the same structure or different structures, and the continuous single beams are respectively arranged at two sides of the outer edges of the pillars (2), and keep continuous and uninterrupted with the pillars (2) at the crosswise junctions; and reinforced lightweight composite slabs can be selected as the slabs (31) completely or partly.
Method and device for polymerizing a composition comprising hydridosilanes and subsequently using the polymers to produce silicon-containing layers
A method for polymerizing a composition including hydridosilanes and subsequently using the polymers to produce silicon containing layers, comprising the following steps: a) providing a substrate; b) providing a composition including at least one hydridosilane that is dissolved in at least one organic and/or inorganic solvent, or including at least one hydridosilane that is already present in liquid form without solvent, wherein the hydridosilanes comprise at least one linear and/or one branched hydridosilane of the general formula sinh2n+2, where n≧3, and/or a cyclic hydridosilane of the general formula sinh2n, where n≧3; c) polymerizing the composition from step b) by way of acoustic cavitation; and d) coating the surface of the substrate with reaction products from step c). A device for polymerizing a composition including hydridosilanes and subsequently using the polymers to produce silicon containing layers, comprising at least one reaction vessel (1) containing a composition that includes at least one hydridosilane that is dissolved in at least one organic and/or inorganic solvent, or at least one hydridosilane that is already present in liquid form without solvent, wherein the hydridosilanes comprise at least one linear and/or branched hydridosilane of the general formula sinh2n+2, where n≧3, and/or a cyclic hydridosilane of the general formula sinh2n, where n≧3, and/or containing the abovementioned hydridosilane solution or the pure liquid hydridosilane, to which at least monosilane and/or disilane and/or boron containing dopant and/or phosphorus containing dopant and/or a noble gas from the group ar, he and/or nanoparticles and/or a polymerization initiator and/or a catalyst and/or surface tension modifying agents can be added, and an ultrasound source and/or a sound transducer (4) for generating acoustic cavitation and/or capillary waves, wherein the reaction vessel (1) has at least one closable opening (6), the substrate (8) to be coated is disposed opposite the opening (6), and the substrate (8) comprises a heating source (9) on the surface that faces away from the coating surface..
Forschungszentrum JÜlich Gmbh
Passenger protection device of vehicle
A curtain airbag in a stored state is provided to extend in a vehicle longitudinal direction at an upper position of a border of a pillar trim and a top ceiling. A guide portion is provided at an upper portion of the pillar trim so as to guide the curtain airbag which is being inflated toward a vehicle compartment.
Mazda Motor Corporation
Cervicouterine device that increases protection against the risk of contracting cervicouterine cancer
A uterine cervical device is provided whose antiviral properties of copper have been directed, broadened and extended to reduce the risk of contracting uterine cervical cancer and act as a preventive factor in cervical carcinogenesis. This is achieved by concentrating, increasing and distributing the copper adjacent the female reproductive apparatus, consisting of the lower part of the uterine cavity and the endocervix, an incubation site of the human papillomavirus, the leading cause of uterine cervical cancer.
Apparatus having pillow case and a caddy section
An apparatus is for a pillow. The apparatus includes a pillowcase presenting end sections that are spaced apart from each other.
Support pillows and mattresses for body alignment
A pillow used with a mattress that efficiently provides low pressure and alignment to achieve restful and less fragmented sleep. The mattress supports a recumbent body.
Level Sleep Llc
Modesty bra for port under clavicle
A bra with breast region has a strap extending over a shoulder to the breast region. An outer layer of the bra is fixedly attached to the breast region, but removably attached to the strap.
Hierarchical hydrophilic/hydrophobic micro/nanostructures for pushing the limits of critical heat flux
A high efficiency heat sink for the cooling of microelectronic devices involves a phase change from liquid fluid to fluid vapor with a vapor quality of 100%. The liquid fluid is provided to an active area that contains fins having micrometer dimension that support a membrane that is nanoporous.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
Vapor cell and making same
Vapor cells and methods for making the same are presented, in which a cell cavity is completely filled with aqueous alkali metal azide solution and the solution is dried at a controlled evaporation rate to substantially maintain edge contact pinning at an interface with the cavity sidewall to promote preferential evaporation in the center and outward capillary flow from an unpinned air-fluid interface toward the sidewall to form crystallized alkali metal material at the sidewall while inhibiting drying of dispersed aqueous solution on a transparent cavity bottom to provide substantially unrestricted passage of light through the cavity for atomic clock and other applications.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Wire feeding and attaching system for camera lens suspensions
A wire feeding and bonding tool and method for attaching wires to a component having first and second spaced-apart wire attach structures. Wire from a supply is fed through a capillary having at least a linear end portion with a feed opening.
Hutchinson Technology Incorporated
Semiconductor device and manufacturing semiconductor device
A semiconductor device including: a p-type base region provided; an n-type emitter region provided inside the p-type base region; a p-type collector region that is provided on the surface layer portion of the n-type semiconductor layer and is separated from the p-type base region; a gate insulating film that is provided on the surface of the n-type semiconductor layer, and that contacts the p-type base region and the n-type emitter region; a gate electrode on the gate insulating film; a pillar shaped structure provided inside the n-type semiconductor layer between the p-type base region and the p-type collector region, wherein one end of the pillar shaped structure is connected to an n-type semiconductor that extends to the surface layer portion of the n-type semiconductor layer, and the pillar shaped structure includes an insulator extending in a depth direction of the n-type semiconductor layer.. .
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
Semiconductor device including support pillars on solder mask
A semiconductor device, and a method of its manufacture, are disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a substrate having a solder mask.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.
Semiconductor packages with pillar and bump structures
One or more embodiments are directed to semiconductor packages that include a pillar and bump structures. The semiconductor packages include a die that has recess at a perimeter of the semiconductor die.
Stmicroelectronics Pte Ltd
Protected through semiconductor via (tsv)
Method for forming a through semiconductor via (tsv) in a semiconductor wafer comprising: etching an annular recess into a front side of the semiconductor wafer, the annular recess surrounding a pillar of the semiconductor material; filling the annular recess with an insulative material to form an insulative annulus; etching a recess into the front side in the pillar of the semiconductor material; filling the recess in the portion of the semiconductor material with a metal to form a through semiconductor via (tsv); thinning the semiconductor wafer from a backside of the semiconductor wafer and stopping on the insulative annulus to expose the pillar of the semiconductor material; recessing the pillar of the semiconductor material from the back side to form a recess that exposes an end of the tsv; and filling the recess with a metal to a level at least even with a level of the insulative annulus.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
Methods of forming different sized patterns
A method includes forming a template portion to provide a first opening trench portion surrounding a first isolated pattern, and forming an array of pillars on an underlying layer; forming a separation wall layer including first separation wall portions surrounding sidewalls of the pillars, and forming second separation wall portions covering sidewalls of the first opening trench portion; forming a block copolymer layer on the separation wall layer; forming first domains in gaps between the pillars, and forming second domains surrounding and separating the first domains by annealing the block copolymer layer; forming second openings by selectively removing the first domains; forming third openings between the second openings, and forming a fourth opening adjacent to the first isolated pattern by selectively removing the pillars and the template portion; and forming fifth openings, which extend from the second and third openings and penetrate the underlying layer, and forming a sixth opening, which extends from the fourth opening and penetrates the underlying layer.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.
Methods of forming patterns
A method of forming patterns includes forming an array of pillars on an underlying layer stacked on an etch target layer, forming a separation wall layer on the pillars to provide separation walls covering sidewalls of the pillars, forming a block copolymer layer on the separation wall layer, annealing the block copolymer layer to form first domains located between the pillars, and a second domain surrounding and isolating the first domains, selectively removing the first domains to form second openings, selectively removing the pillars to form fourth openings, forming fifth openings that extend from the second and fourth openings to penetrate the underlying layer, forming a sealing pattern that covers and seals dummy openings among the fifth openings, and forming seventh openings that extend from the fifth openings exposed by the sealing pattern to penetrate the etch target layer.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.
Tool free gas cone retaining device for mass spectrometer ion block assembly
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an atmospheric pressure interface comprising an ion block or sub-assembly having an internal passage. The atmospheric pressure interface further comprises either an inner sampling cone, a capillary interface or other gas limiting interface.
Micromass Uk Limited
Liquid crystal display device
In a first substrate, a first organic insulating film is arranged in an active area, and includes a first surface and a first concave portion in a peripheral area outside the active area. The first concave portion is located more close to a substrate end side than the first surface.
Japan Display Inc.
Testing device for identifying antigens and antibodies in biofluids
A testing device for identifying an antigen or antibody within a biofluid sample including: a substrate having a hydrophilic surface thereon; the surface including a collection zone, and at least one detection zone extending therefrom; wherein the biofluid sample can be mixed with a specific antigen or antibody, and deposited on the collection zone and transferred by capillary action to the detection zone; the antigen or antibody in the biofluid sample reacting with an appropriate said antibody or antigen thereby resulting in a visual indication within the detection zone.. .
Method and electrophoresis
An electrophoresis apparatus includes a membrane heater and controller. The membrane heater is supplied with power from a power supply and has a self-temperature control function.
Nmr flow cell
Monitoring cell (100) for performing an nmr measurement of a reaction fluid. The monitoring cell (100) has a hollow nmr sample probe (110) for receiving the reaction fluid.
Bruker Biospin Gmbh
Test sample support, and collision test apparatus and collision test structural member using the support
A test sample support for use in a collision test using a center pillar assembly of an automobile body as a test sample, includes a linear main body, a first attachment part, and a second attachment part. A cross section of the main body of the test sample support is an open section of cross-shaped.
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Meatal Corporation
Capillary connection through wall penetration
A remote seal connection includes an outer sleeve, configured to be inserted through a penetration in a wall and having an outer surface. A capillary is within the outer sleeve and carries a fluid configured to communicate a pressure from a remote seal to a pressure transmitter.
Fluid pumping capillary seal for a fluid dynamic bearing
An apparatus is provided including a shaft, wherein the shaft is stationary. A rotatable component is configured to rotate with respect to the shaft.
Seagate Technology Llc
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Vibration damper device for prefabricated warehouses and similar buildings
A vibration damper device comprising: a rigid bracket having a substantially flat side shoulder including a substantially rectilinear longitudinal groove or slit thereon, and which is anchorable in a rigid manner on the body of the lintel or of the pillar, next to the covering beam or the plug panel, to arrange said side shoulder facing the lateral side of the covering beam or the surface of the plug panel, with the longitudinal groove or slit locally substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis of the covering beam or to the longitudinal axis of the plug panel; a movable slider slidably engages the longitudinal groove or slit, and is anchorable in a rigid manner to the body of the covering beam or to the body of the plug panel; and a deformable connecting member with elastoplastic behavior, which is connectable to the movable slider in a rigid manner to the bracket.. .
Poseidon Gt S.r.l.
Micro-titre plate with capillary membrane supply unit
An apparatus for growing and/or examining cells, comprising the arrangement of at least one bowl-shaped culture dish having a base and a side wall, and an interior which is bounded by the base and side wall and has an opening at the top end, characterized in that—at least one sheet-like capillary membrane system composed of at least one capillary membrane is disposed in the interior of the culture dish,—wherein the at least one capillary membrane has a semipermeable wall, a lumen which is enclosed by the wall and has at least one open end and has a fluid connection via its open end to a supply line having a wall and a lumen, such that liquids, media, gases and/or other substances can be passed through the supply line and the capillary membrane system,—wherein the capillary membrane system is disposed in the region of the base of the respective culture dish and its areal extent is limited by the side wall of the culture dish and—wherein the at least one supply line leads out of the interior through the opening.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company
Manufacturing flat-plate heat pipe
A manufacturing method of flat-plate heat pipe includes steps of: providing a first board body, a second board body and a capillary structure; selectively affixing the capillary structure to the first board body or the second board body; overlapping and mating the first and second board bodies with each other and sealing the open peripheries of the first and second board bodies to form a flat tubular main body with a reserved air-sucking and water-filling section; and vacuuming the flat tubular main body and filling working fluid into the flat tubular main body and sealing the air-sucking and water-filling section. By means of the manufacturing method of the flat-plate heat pipe, the flat-plate heat pipe can be formed with a thin thickness.
Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.
Pipette components useful for medical diagnostics
A pipette is described having a tube, a pressure mechanism, and at least one reagent pad. The tube has a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a sidewall extending between the first end and the second end, with the sidewall defining an interior cavity.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
Aromatherapy apparatus and housing
The present invention is an apparatus for employing aromatherapy and binaural sounds for inducing a state of relaxation in a user who may be anxious, upset, or experiencing sleeping difficulties. The apparatus comprises a shape memory foam pillow, a pair of stereo speakers, an aromatherapy diffuser, a pillowcase comprised of heat-transfer fabric, an optional vibrating device, a canopy and a housing to support these elements.
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Core and surface modification of mesoporous silica nanoparticles to achieve cell specific targeting in vivo.
In one aspect, the invention provides mesoporous silica nanoparticles (msnps), monodisperse populations of msnps and related protocells which exhibit single cell binding specificity to the substantial exclusion of non-targeted cells. For example, msnps and protocells of the invention may be used to target specific delivery of therapeutic agents to cancer cells or to specific blood vessel types (e.g.
Medication-taking support device
A medication-taking support device that has no possibility of a pill case being left outside the medication-taking support device even if the pill case ejected outside a casing is not received by a user is provided. The medication-taking support device includes a cassette (25) that stores medicine-containing pill cases in such a manner that the pill cases are stacked on top of one another, a push-out mechanism (30) that pushes out the pill case on a lowermost tier in the cassette (25) by a predetermined dimension, and a pull-back mechanism (32) that pulls back the pill case remaining on the lowermost tier without being extracted from the cassette (25) into the cassette (25)..
Clarion Co., Ltd.
Wound care system with a mat of capillary membranes
Wound care system comprising a single-layer arrangement of mutually parallel capillary membranes with a porous, semi-permeable wall, a lumen and at least one open end, wherein the capillary membranes have an external diameter in the range of 50 to 500 μm and a wall thickness in the range of 5 to 1000 μm and, with their open end, are fluidically connected to a common supply line with a wall and a lumen, characterized in that the capillary membranes are connected to one another by means of connection elements to form a mat and are held at a distance from one another by the connection elements, in that the capillary membranes are embedded with their open end so fluid-tightly in the wall of the common supply line that a fluid connection is obtained between the lumen of the supply line and the lumen of the capillary membranes, in that the distance of the capillary membranes from one another in the mat is 1 to 10 times the external diameter of the capillary membranes, and in that the distance of the connection elements from one another is in the range of 1 to 50 mm.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company
Method for connecting at least two components of an endoscope, components of an endorscope and endoscope
In the case of a method according to the invention for connecting at least two components of an endoscope, at least one brazing preform, which contains a high-temperature brazing solder, is introduced into at least one brazing solder reservoir of at least one of the components, the at least two components are held in relation to one another in such a way that at least one brazing gap that is in capillary connection with the at least one brazing solder reservoir is formed between joining regions of the at least two components that are assigned to one another, and the arrangement (1, 22) comprising the at least two components and the at least one brazing preform is heated to a brazing temperature of the high-temperature brazing solder. The invention also relates to a component of an endoscope and to an endoscope..
Karl Storz Gmbh & Co. Kg
Oversized bath pillow
Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a bathtub pillow for reducing a volume of water necessary for filling a bathtub and for providing support and comfort to a user's back, shoulders, neck, and head. The pillow may include an outer shell defining an interior of the pillow, the outer shell having a front side, a backside, a left side, a right side, a top surface, and a bottom surface; a conformable filler filling the interior of the pillow; and a fastener attached to a surface of the pillow, the fastener being configured to removably attach to a surface of the bathtub.
Feeding and support pillow
A feeding and support pillow for babies includes a pillow cover containing filling material. The pillow generally defines a frame around a central open region, where the frame has first, second, third, and fourth longitudinal members.
Improved vaporization and disage control for electronic vaporization
The present invention provides an electronic vaporizing inhaler with an electrical storage device; a liquid reservoir for vaping liquid; a vaporizer with a substrate defined by a plurality of capillary apertures that provide fluid communication between the vaporizer and the liquid reservoir; a sponge; a wick; and a heating element; a microprocessor in electrical communication with the electrical storage device that directs current from the electrical storage device to the heating element in the vaporizer; a sensor configured to detect when a user draws on the electronic cigarette that activates the microprocessor when it detects that a user has drawn on the electronic cigarette; a housing having designed to contain the electrical storage device, vaporizer, microprocessor, sensor, and liquid reservoir and having a mouthpiece from which a user can inhale vapor from the vaporizer. The invention also provides a dosage control embodiment using a heat or diaphragm pump..
Ctc Technologies, Llc
A semiconductor device includes a fin-shaped semiconductor layer on a semiconductor substrate and that extends in a first direction with a first insulating film around the fin-shaped semiconductor layer. A pillar-shaped semiconductor layer resides on the fin-shaped semiconductor layer.
Unisantis Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
3d pillar inductor
Base pads are spaced by a pitch on a support surface. Conducting members, optionally cu or other metal pillars, extend up from the base pads to top pads.
Pillar arrangement in nand memory
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards techniques and configurations for providing a 3d memory array apparatus. In one embodiment, the apparatus may comprise a substantially hexagonal arrangement having seven pillars disposed in a die in a repeating pattern.
The present invention is a rectangular waveguide (100) providing amplification of an electromagnetic wave via interaction with an electron beam (107) in a channel defined by two parallel rows of alternately provided substantially identical pillars ((109), (111)). The pillars are attached to the base (113) of the waveguide, with a void between the top of each pillar and the roof (103) of the waveguide..
Lancaster University Business Enterprises Ltd
Quantitative lateral flow assay strips for quantitative analysis of an analyte, kits containing such strips and methods of manufacture and use of same
The invention is directed to quantitative lateral flow assay strips for a quantitative analysis of specific analyte by a point of care scanner. The quantitative lateral flow assay strip includes a body portion dimensioned for operable interface with the optical reader portion of the point of care scanner.
Micro-sampling for cell, tissue, and micro-organism monitoring
Cell and organ (or tissue) cultures provide a micro-environment with respect to nutrients, gas exchange, and scaffolding in order to encourage specific cell function, and in some cases to mimic in-vivo cellular expression under in-vitro conditions. We describe apparatus and methods to chemically, spatially, and temporally measure diffusible molecules produced, or used by cells or tissues in culture.
The web frame is a bonded assembly of panels and porous blanket layers, separated by an arrangement of isolated spacers. The panels and spacers are covered with a bonding means.
A microfluidic device, use and methods
The invention relates to a microfluidic device comprising an inlet port for liquid, a capillary channel in fluid connection to the inlet port for receiving liquid from the inlet port, the channel having a defined volume. At least one dissolvable valve is provided comprising a dissolvable membrane having a first side oriented towards the capillary channel, and capillary means connected to the second side of the dissolvable membrane such that when the membrane is dissolved by the liquid, liquid is transported through the valve to the second side of the membrane by capillary action.
Dispensing device and method
A system is provided for dispensing a plurality of droplets substantially simultaneously onto a substrate (51). The liquids are stored in wells in a manifold plate (1) and transferred via micro capillaries to a transfer block (31).
Pouch-shaped wound dressing system
Wound dressing system for introduction into a wound, comprising at least one planar capillary membrane system, characterized in that the at least one planar capillary membrane system is arranged in a pouch-shaped wound dressing which is closed at its outer edge and which has an upper face, a lower face and a interior of the pouch, wherein the lower face and the upper face are each formed from a planar material, and the lower face is permeable to fluids, wherein the at least one planar capillary membrane system is arranged in the interior of the pouch and is connected to at least one supply line, such that liquids, media, gases and/or other substances can be conveyed through the supply line and the at least one capillary membrane system, and wherein the at least one supply line is connectable, outside the pouch-shaped wound dressing, to a unit for supply or disposal.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company
Inhaler and atomizing assembly thereof
An inhaler and an atomizing assembly thereof are provided. The liquid reservoir is sealed before use, such that the liquid stored in the liquid reservoir will not be volatile, thus prolonging the life use of the inhaler.
Shenzhen Smoore Technology Limited
Method and controller for controlling at least one load
Disclosed are a method and a controller. The method includes in a heterogeneous wireless capillary network which comprises a plurality of wireless capillary subnetworks, detecting by a controller a collision in a communication in one of the plurality subnetworks, and upon detecting such collision, at least one of changing by the controller a mode of operation in a communication in another one of the plurality of subnetworks, changing by the controller a mode of operation in a communication in another communication network controlled by the controller that is unrelated to the wireless capillary network, and changing by the controller a mode of operation of a radio device configured to communicate with the controller outside the capillary network..
Myomega System Technologies Gmbh
A semiconductor device includes a first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a first selection gate insulating film, a first selection gate, a first gate insulating film, a first contact electrode, a first bit line connected to an upper portion of the first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer and an upper portion of the first contact electrode, a second pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, a layer including a first charge storage layer, a first control gate, a layer including a second charge storage layer and formed above the first control gate, a second control gate, a second gate insulating film, a second contact electrode having an upper portion connected to an upper portion of the second pillar-shaped semiconductor layer, and a first lower internal line that connects a lower portion of the first pillar-shaped semiconductor layer and a lower portion of the second pillar-shaped semiconductor layer.. .
Unisantis Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Thermally-enhanced provision of underfill to electronic devices
A method of feeding underfill material to fill a space between a semiconductor die and a substrate onto which the semiconductor die has been bonded, the method comprises positioning a stencil over the semiconductor die. The stencil has an elongated slot extending adjacent to an edge of the semiconductor die.
Asm Technology Singapore Pte Ltd
Cooler, cooling apparatus using the same, and cooling heat generation element
There is provided a cooler which has a simple structure and stably exhibits a good cooling effect. A cooler includes: a container accommodating a working fluid; and a cooling member provided, in the container so as to be brought into contact with the working fluid and to face a heat generation element.
National University Corporation Yokohama National University
Kit and collecting body fluid for medical diagnosis
A kit and method for collecting body fluid for medical diagnosis. In some embodiments, the method includes collecting a sufficient amount of body fluid and cells comprising nucleic acid, and applying a nucleic acid assay to detect pathogenic genomic material such as human papillomavirus mrna and/or human papillomavirus dna.
Ilex Medical Ltd.
Connection system, connection arrangement and method
A connection system includes a first adhesion segment, on which a first planar bonding region is formed; a second adhesion segment, on which a second planar bonding region is formed, which is shaped so as to be complementary to the first planar bonding region, and a solidifiable, liquid bonding substance. The first planar bonding region and/or the second planar bonding region are each provided with receiving openings.
Airbus Operations Gmbh
Vehicle body structure
Junction regions are formed by mutually joined side portions of a pillar inner and a pillar outer, and an opening-defining region is formed by mutually spaced side portions of the pillar inner and the pillar outer. The junction regions include a first junction region adjacent to the opening-defining region on one side in a longitudinal direction and a second junction region adjacent to the opening-defining region on the other side in the longitudinal direction.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Parison head with trifunctional component and discharging a parison
A parison head for discharging a parison for producing capillaries, tubes or pipes, includes a sleeve-shaped housing into which the melt is fed, and which surrounds a core on all sides with a spacing, the core being firmly clamped in the housing, and also a likewise sleeve-shaped die, which likewise surrounds the core on all sides with a spacing, wherein the housing and the die surround the core in such a way that there is a closed flow channel between the housing and the core and between the die and the core, and at the end of the flow channel a peripheral closed outlet gap is formed by the die and the core, wherein there is between the housing and the die a low-cost, quickly exchangeable, trifunctional component, which securely seals off the flow channel between the housing and the die, and with which the angle between the housing and the die and also the length of the head can be changed, while retaining the flow resistance in the region of the trifunctional component and while retaining a flow channel that is free from dead spots, and so in this way the cross section of the flow channel gap at the end of the flow channel is variable.. .
Systems and methods for loading liquid samples
A sample loader for loading a liquid sample into a plurality of reaction sites within a substrate is provided. The sample loader includes a first blade, and a second blade coupled to the first blade.
Life Technologies Corporation
Positive displacement pipetting system, having a design facilitating the gripping of the piston of the capillary-piston assembly
A pipetting system including a positive displacement sampling pipette as well as a capillary-piston assembly, the piston of which has a top end intended to be held by a gripping device equipping the pipette, the device including a plurality of gripping tongs. The system is designed so that, when the capillary is fitted on the pipette tip and the gripping device is remote from the piston upwards, this device can be displaced downwards with its tongs in an open configuration, up to a determined position in which the tongs, arranged around the top end of the piston, automatically switch into a closed configuration in which they provide a holding of the top end of the piston..
Use of angiotensin ii (aii) receptor agonists to prevent or reduce hemodialysis-associated skeletal muscle cramps
Disclosed herein is a therapeutic intervention to prevent, reduce, or treat hemodialysis-associated skeletal muscle cramps by administering all receptor agonists or other pharmacologic agents that augment homeostatic responses to hemodialysis while preventing derecruitment of skeletal muscle capillaries.. .
Atkinson, Arthur J.
Novel 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
Travel pillow and storing
A pillow for supporting the head and neck of a user has a tubular body, wherein the tubular body may include a first conical half and a second conical half. A depression is formed between the first conical half and the second conical half, the depression supporting a user's neck..
Obedo Enterprises, Inc.
Feather-filled bedding article
The bedding article includes top and bottom fabric layers, and supple, flexible felt layers below the upper fabric layer and above the lower fabric layers, having a weight in the range of 50 gsm to 150 gsm. Inner fabric layers are positioned between the felt layers, defining an interior chamber for feathers.
Pacific Coast Feather Company
Resistance change memory
According to one embodiment, a resistance change memory includes first and second semiconductor pillars on a conductive region, a first word line including a first portion surrounding a side surface of the first pillar, a second portion surrounding a side surface of the second pillar, and a third portion connecting between the first and second portions, the first and second portions being physically separated from one another, a first resistance change element connected to an upper portion of the first semiconductor pillar, and a second resistance change element connected to an upper portion of the second semiconductor pillar.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Semiconductor device and manufacturing the same
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a stacked body and a pillar. The stacked body includes insulating films, electrode films, and silicon containing films.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Semiconductor memory device and manufacturing the same
A semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment includes a stacked body and a pillar. The stacked body includes insulating films and electrode films.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Integrated circuit device and manufacturing the same
According to one embodiment, an integrated circuit device includes a pillar extending in a first direction and a plug that is connected to an end part of the pillar on a longitudinal direction side. A contact face between the pillar and the plug including a portion inclined relative to a plane perpendicular to the first direction..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Data line arrangement and pillar arrangement in apparatuses
Some embodiments include an apparatus having semiconductor pillars in a modified hexagonal packing arrangement. The modified hexagonal packing arrangement includes a repeating pattern having at least portions of 7 different pillars.
Micron Technology, Inc.
Chip and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The semiconductor device has an active surface.
Advanpack Solutions Pte Ltd.
Methods for forming pillar bumps on semiconductor wafers
The subject matter contained herein discloses methods for forming a vertical metallic pillar overlying an under bump metal pad further overlying a semiconductor substrate, and applying a discrete solder cap on a top surface of the pillar, wherein the metallic pillar is defined by at least one photoresist layer. The method includes heating a multi-element metallic paste containing a variable amount of metallic powder, a melting point depressant and a flux such that the metal powder sinters to form the metallic pillar and simultaneously adheres the metallic pillar to the underbump metal pad..
Flipchip International Llc
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.
Package structures and methods for forming the same
A packaging structure and a method of forming a packaging structure are provided. The packaging structure, such as an interposer, is formed by optionally bonding two carrier substrates together and simultaneously processing two carrier substrates.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
Concentric apci surface ionization ion source, ion guide, and use
A concentric apci surface ionization probe, supersonic sampling tube, and method for use of the concentric apci surface ionization probe and supersonic sampling tube are described. In an embodiment, the concentric apci surface ionization probe includes an outer tube, an inner capillary, and a voltage source coupled to the outer tube and the inner capillary.
Smiths Detection Montreal Inc.