|| List of recent Retic-related patents
| Research and development and market viability analysis framework for drugs, biologics and medical devices|
A drug, biologic or medical device evaluation software tool for determining optimized research, development and commercialization pathways. The method comprises a) providing comparative clinical trial, value proposition and marketplace success predictors as metrics from a selected range of therapeutically relevant marketplace competitors anticipated at the time of the launch of the new product to a computer device b) assigning comparative benefit and risk scores to the product in research and development relative to these competitors c) incorporating specific feedback from physicians, health plans, healthcare service providers and payers to validate these scores d) offering scenario planning on multiple research, development and marketing options based on theoretical benefit and risk alternative scoring, and refined through various metric weighting and apportioning functions within the tool..
| Methods for determining patient response to anti-platelet aggregation therapy|
Diagnostic methods for determining whether an individual will benefit from a particular anti-thrombotic therapeutic agent are disclosed. The methods involve obtaining a biological sample that comprises platelets, from a patient who has been pre-administered a particular therapeutic agent, which is an antagonist of a receptor associated with the biochemical pathways involved in platelet aggregation, and exposing the platelets to an agonist of the receptor.
| Process for producing liquid ejection head|
A process for producing a liquid ejection head by providing, in one chip, a liquid ejection head having a portion for ejection in which an ejection orifice array is arranged and a side portion having no ejection orifice array, these portions being provided with a member of a photosensitive material, arranging the chip on a common substrate in such a chip array that these two portions are alternately arranged, and separating each chip from the substrate, the process including the steps of relatively moving a reticle of an aligner along the chip array for a photosensitive material on the substrate to expose each chip, and developing the material to obtain the member. A first reticle for forming the portion for ejection and a second reticle for forming only the side portion are used.
| Over temperature protection circuit|
The present invention provides an over temperature protection circuit. The over temperature protection circuit includes a reference circuit and a hysteretic comparator.
| Process for producing chip|
A process for producing a chip in which plural ejection orifice arrays are arranged including conducting reduction projection exposure plural times to a wafer having a substrate and a photosensitive resin layer formed thereon while relatively moving positions of the wafer and a reticle to form ejection orifice array patterns in the resin layer, developing the patterns to form ejection orifice arrays in the resin layer, and dividing the wafer to form plural chips in which the plural ejection orifice arrays are arranged. The exposure is conducted once to form in the resin layer a first ejection orifice array pattern corresponding to partial ejection orifice arrays in an arranging direction thereof in one chip, a second ejection orifice array pattern corresponding to all ejection orifice arrays in one chip and a third ejection orifice array pattern corresponding to partial ejection orifice arrays in an arranging direction thereof in one chip..
| Method and driving apparatus for outputting driving signal to drive electro-phoretic display|
The present invention provides a driving apparatus, the driving apparatus is used for outputting a driving signal to drive an electro-phoretic display, and the driving apparatus includes a driving signal generator, a temperature sensor, and a selector. The driving signal generator generates a plurality of periodic alternative current signals and a plurality of direct current signals.
| Electrodeposition coating composition|
The present invention relates to an electrodeposition coating composition comprising a soluble metal compound (a), amine-modified resin (b) and curing agent (c), wherein the resin (b) has an average molecular weight of 1,000 to 5,000, an amine value of 20 to 100 mgkoh/g and a hydroxyl value of 50 to 400 mgkoh/g, a theoretical residual hydroxyl value when the resin (b) and curing agent are reacted in an electrodeposition coating film is from 30 to 350 mgkoh/g, and the ratio (r) of the concentration of the theoretical residual hydroxyl value to the concentration of the compound (a) in the composition, based on the total of the solid content of the resin (b) and the curing agent in the composition satisfies the relationship (4,000<r<400,000).. .
| Fireproof bulkhead of a highly porous structure with intumescent coating and method for its production|
The present invention provides a fireproof bulkhead, having a highly porous structure with an intumescent coating, the highly porous structure being formed as a reticulated foam or as a highly porous pimple or nub structure.. .
|Computing wagering game luck|
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include causing at least one event to occur during play of a wagering game.
|Method of electrophoretic depositing (epd) a film on an exposed conductive surface and an electric component thereof|
A system, a packaged component and a method for making a packaged component are disclosed. In an embodiment a system comprises a component carrier, a component disposed on the component carrier and an insulating layer disposed on an electrically conductive surface of at least one of the component carrier or the component, wherein the insulating layer comprises a polymer and an inorganic material comprising a dielectric strength of equal or greater than 15 ac-kv/mm and a thermal conductivity of equal or greater than 15 w/m*k..
|Electrophoretic display apparatus|
An electrophoretic display apparatus is suitable for being electrically connected to an external circuit and includes a drive array substrate, an electrophoretic display film and a first optical adhesive layer. The electrophoretic display film is disposed on the drive array substrate and includes a flexible substrate and a display medium layer.
|Optical controller containing dispensable electrophoretic fluid and method of dispersing same|
An optical controller includes: a transparent lower substrate with a first electrode pattern; a transparent upper substrate with a transparent electrode; a plurality of divided regions separated by partitions on the transparent lower substrate; a medium containing charged particles at less than 5 wt % is in the plurality of divided regions and between the first electrode pattern and the transparent electrode; and a seal surrounding the plurality of divided regions and bonded to the first and second substrates.. .
|Fine pixel pitch electrophoretic display|
High display duty ratio and fast optical response electrophoretic display technology is presented by using an anti-ferroelectric coupling torque. The invention also consequently enables fine pixel pitch resolution by introducing photo lithography based switching element preparation method.
|Euv exposure apparatus, euv mask, and method of measuring distortion|
An euv exposure apparatus according to embodiments includes a reticle stage which suctions a rear surface side of an euv mask to retain the euv mask. In addition, the euv exposure apparatus includes a detection unit which detects a position of a measurement mark formed on the rear surface of the euv mask in the state where the euv mask is suctioned on the reticle stage.
|Solar heat power generation system and detection device for condenser reflecting surface thereof|
A detection device for a condenser reflecting surface of a solar heat power generation system comprises: a horizontal rotary beam disposed above the condenser reflecting surface and capable of rotating in a horizontal surface, a plurality of laser heads being disposed at the bottom end of the horizontal rotary beam, a receiving disk perpendicular to the central axis of the horizontal rotary beam and capable of vertical movement connected at the theoretical focus of the condenser reflecting surface below the horizontal rotary beam, a camera being disposed below the receiving disk. A solar heat power generation system comprises the condenser reflecting surface and the detection device, and the detection device is disposed right above the condenser reflecting surface..
|Display system having electrophoretic touch panel|
A display system includes a display panel and an electrophoretic touch panel. The electrophoretic touch panel is optionally coupled to or separated from the display panel.
|Method of reconstructing aspheric surface equations from measurements|
Surface measurement data just provides the coordinates of an object surface without giving various parameters like the radius of curvature, conic constant, and deformation coefficients. In this paper, we propose a novel method for extracting the important parameters for the determination of unknown aspheric surface equations from the measurement of aspheric surfaces.
|Method and system for pricing financial derivatives|
A method for providing a bid price and/or an offer price of an option relating to an underlying asset, the method including the steps of receiving first input data corresponding to a plurality of parameters defining the option, receiving second input data corresponding to a plurality of current market conditions relating to the underlying value, computing a corrected theoretical value (ctv) of the option based on the first and second input data, computing a bid/offer spread of the option based on the first and input data, computing a bid price and/or an offer price of the option based on the corrected tv and the bid/offer spread, and providing an output corresponding to the bid price and/or the offer price of said option.. .
|System and method for managing requests for pooled resources during non-contention|
A computer system that provides pooled computing resources to clients may receive requests for resources, each of which includes a bid amount. While the supply of resources exceeds the demand, the system may adaptively determine a theoretical bid threshold for the resource pool that represents the predicted value of the lowest bid amount for which corresponding requests will be granted when demand for the resources exceeds supply.
|Coating formulations for scoring or cutting balloon catheters|
The present invention is related to scoring or cutting balloon catheters carrying at least on a portion of their surface at least one oxidation-insensitive drug or oxidation-insensitive polymer-free drug preparation and at least one lipophilic antioxidant at a ratio of 3-100% by weight of the at least one lipophilic antioxidant in relation to 100% by weight of the drug, wherein the at least one oxidation-insensitive drug is selected of taxanes, thalidomide, statins, corticoids and lipophilic derivatives of corticoids, and the at least one lipophilic antioxidant is selected of nordihydroguaiaretic acid, resveratrol and propyl gallate.. .
|Position detection device, capsule endoscope system, and computer readable recording medium|
A position detection device includes: a region acquiring unit that acquires a region where at least two of spheres with receiving antennas as centers and distances between each receiving antenna and a capsule endoscope as radii overlap with one another; an orientation estimating unit that estimates orientations of the capsule endoscope at points in the region based on positional relationships between the points and the receiving antennas, and received strength of signals received by the receiving antennas; and a position determination unit that determines the position of the capsule endoscope based on the positions of the points and the orientations, wherein the position determination unit calculates theoretical values of the received strength at the points, acquires measured values of the received strength at the receiving antennas, and detects a point having a minimum error between the theoretical value and the measured value as the position of the capsule endoscope.. .
|Composite anode of lithium-ion batteries|
The present invention provides a composite anode for a battery comprising a copper current collector working electrode, at least one anode material comprising at least one of a carbon, a silicon, a conductive agent, and combinations thereof, wherein at least one anode material is deposited on a surface of the copper current collector working electrode to form the composite anode for a battery. An electrophoretic method for making this anode is provided.
|Neutraceutical formulation for treatment of diabetes|
Disclosed are compositions of matter useful for the treatment of diabetes. In one embodiment a nutraceutical composition is administered to a patient in need, said composition comprising of one or more ingredients selected from a group consisting of: magnesium, chromium picolinate, alpha lipoic acid, garcina indica, holy basil, morodica charantica, cinnamon, salacia reticulate, salacia oblonga, gymnema sylvestre, nopal cactus, fenu greek, vanadium, 1-carnitine, and vitamin d3..
|Conjugates of nitroimidazoles and their use as chemotherapeutic agents|
Novel compounds which are derivatives of tetra-o-methyl nordihydroguaiaretic acid (ndga), as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, and stereoisomers thereof are provided. These ndga derivatives have a nitroimidazole moiety and these derivatives show preferential toxicity to hypoxic cells as hypoxic cytotoxins.
|Stub minimization using duplicate sets of signal terminals|
A microelectronic structure has active elements defining a storage array, and address inputs for receipt of address information specifying locations within the storage array. The structure has a first surface and can have terminals exposed at the first surface.
|Asymmetric reticle heating of multilayer reticles eliminated by dummy exposures and related methods|
Asymmetric heating and/or thermal expansion of a reticle or an image field is reduced. Embodiments include exposing a wafer with an actual image field (including a pattern for a chip layer) on a multilayer reticle, and performing a dummy exposure with another image field of the reticle.
|Heads up display for a gun scope of a small arms firearm|
A gun scope includes a display, an optical sensor to capture video data, a processor coupled to the display and the optical sensor, and a memory accessible to the processor. The memory is configured to store a heads up display module that, when executed, causes the processor to generate a heads up display (hud) including a reticle and other data corresponding to an operating state of the gun scope.
A dual containment pod having an outer pod and an inner pod that provides support structure and environmental control means. The inner pod includes a base having a flat, polished surface with protrusions upon which the reticle seats and providing a gap between the reticle and the polished surface.
|Method of fabricating a part by forging|
A method of fabricating a part by forging, the method including: measuring geometrical characteristics of the forged part; comparing a measured shape with a theoretical shape that is to be obtained for the part; deducing therefrom zones that are not in compliance with the theoretical shape and also thicknesses of material that need to be removed from the zones that are not in compliance; and polishing the zones of the forged part that are not in compliance to remove the deduced thicknesses of material by using a controlled abrasive band. The control of the abrasive band takes account of at least one parameter representative of wear of the abrasive band during polishing of zones that are not in compliance..
|Method of determining the performance of at least one propeller of a turbomachine in an air stream under gyration|
Wherein the generalized theoretical model (mg) of the propeller is parameterized with input conditions of the turbine engine, including at least the axial component (vz), the tangential component of the incident air flow (vθ), the blade angle (β) and the drive speed (u) of the propeller; and at least the traction performance level (t) and power performance level (p) of the propeller are derived from the parameterized generalized theoretical model (mg).. .
|Biphenyl acetate, preparation and uses thereof|
A biphenyl acetate composition, which is a biphenyl acetic ammonia butantriol salt. The composition is prepared by reacting biphenyl acetic acid and ammonia butantriol in organic solvent, and a ratio of biphenyl acetic acid and ammonia butantriol is 1:1.
|Natriuretic polypeptide delivery systems|
This document provides natriuretic polypeptide delivery systems. For example, methods and materials related to natriuretic polypeptide delivery systems, methods and materials related to the use of such delivery systems to deliver natriuretic polypeptides to a mammal over a pro-longed period of time (e.g., weeks to months), and methods and materials related to treating heart failure conditions are provided..
|Production of a catalytically active, metallized reactive foam material and use thereof|
The invention relates to a catalytic material which is used as an optofluidic reactor, and also a method for production thereof. In this case, first a reticulated plastic foam can be fabricated which then is coated with at least one first metal or metal alloy layer.
|Apparatus and method for providing proximity-based zooming|
An apparatus, method, and computer program product are described that provide for proximity-based zoom functionality for image capturing operations. A physical demarcation is presented to a user of a device, such as a reticle or a reference indication, by which the user can intuitively adjust a level of zoom to be applied in capturing an image.
|Multiple-patterning photolithographic mask and method|
A composite mask suitable for multiple-patterning lithographic processes and a multiple-patterning photolithographic process utilizing the mask are disclosed. An exemplary embodiment includes receiving a mask having a plurality of sub-reticles and a substrate having one or more regions.
|High purity zirconia-based thermally sprayed coatings and processes for the preparation thereof|
This invention relates to thermally sprayed coatings of a high purity yttria or ytterbia stabilized zirconia powder, said high purity yttria or ytterbia stabilized zirconia powder comprising from about 0 to about 0.15 weight percent impurity oxides, from about 0 to about 2 weight percent hafnium oxide (hafnia), from about 6 to about 25 weight percent yttrium oxide (yttria) or from about 10 to about 36 weight percent ytterbium oxide (ytterbia), and the balance zirconium oxide (zirconia). Thermal barrier coatings for protecting a component such as blades, vanes and seal surfaces of gas turbine engines, made from the high purity yttria or ytterbia stabilized zirconia powders, have a density greater than 88% of the theoretical density with a plurality of vertical macrocracks homogeneously dispersed throughout the coating to improve its thermal fatigue resistance..
|Color display architecture and driving methods|
The invention relates to a method for driving a display cell filled with an electrophoretic fluid comprising two types of charged particles carrying opposite charge polarities and of two contrast colors, wherein the two types of pigment particles are dispersed in a solvent of a color or in a solvent with non-charged or slightly charged colored particles dispersed therein. The method comprises driving said display cell to display the color of the solvent or the color of the non-charged or slightly charged colored particles by applying a driving voltage which is about 1 to about 20% of the full driving voltage..
|Reticle, exposure apparatus including the same, and exposure method|
A reticle including exposure monitoring keys. The reticle includes an exposure region that is to be exposed to light during an exposure process, and a non-exposure region surrounding the exposure region and not to be exposed to the light.
|Wynn-dyson imaging system with reduced thermal distortion|
A wynn-dyson imaging system with reduced thermal distortion is disclosed, wherein the reticle and wafer prisms are made of glass material having a coefficient of thermal expansion of no greater than about 100 ppb/° c. The system also includes a first ir-blocking window disposed between the reticle and the reticle prism, and a second matching window disposed between the wafer and the wafer prism to maintain imaging symmetry.
|Dynamically updating an electronic paper display by computational modeling|
Embodiments provide techniques for updating pixels of an electrophoretic display through computational modeling of a current state of each pixel. A model buffer may store data for a modeled current state of each pixel in a display, providing a prediction of a current color state for each pixel based on voltages previously applied to the pixel.
|Mold protection apparatus, mold protection method and mold clamping apparatus|
According to one embodiment, a mold protection apparatus for use in an opening/closing apparatus, the movable platen being formed to be movable in a direction towards or away from a fixed platen having a fixed mold and being fixedly provided with a movable mold, the mold protection apparatus comprises a deriving means, a calculating means, and a comparing means. The deriving means configured to obtain an actual operation drive force output from the motor.
|Integrated circuit device with stitched interposer|
Systems, methods, and devices are provided to enable an integrated circuit device of relatively higher capacity. Such an integrated circuit device may include at least two component integrated circuits that communicate with one another.
|Semiconductor substrate for photonic and electronic structures and method of manufacture|
A method of forming a substrate with isolation areas suitable for integration of electronic and photonic devices is provided. A common reticle and photolithographic technique is used to fabricate a mask defining openings for etching first and second trench isolation areas in a substrate, with the openings for the second trench isolation areas being wider than the openings for the first trench isolation areas.
|Solar tracker, sun tracking method, solar power generator, and controller|
A solar tracker comprises: a measuring section which measures the quantity of electric power generated by a solar panel; a solar position getting section which gets information about the theoretical solar position; a driving section which changes the orientation of the solar panel; a dither control section which measures a solar position; a positional shift measuring section which measures a solar positional shift between the measured solar position and the theoretical solar position. The driving section corrects the theoretical solar position based on the estimated attitude error and controls the orientation of the solar panel based on the theoretical position corrected..
|Porosity measuring device and porosity measuring method|
A porosity measuring device (10) according to the present invention includes a magnetic field generating section (20), a dispersoid measuring section (30) configured to measure movement of a dispersoid (s) dispersed in a dispersion medium (m) in a state where a magnetic field is generated by the magnetic field generating section (20), and an operating section (40) configured to obtain a porosity of the dispersoid (s) on the basis of a measurement result of the dispersoid measuring section (30). The operating section (40) obtains a magnetophoretic velocity of the dispersoid (s) from the measurement result of the dispersoid measuring section (30).
|Device, method and system of pricing financial instruments|
Some demonstrative embodiments include methods, devices and systems of pricing financial instruments. In one embodiment, a pricing module may be configured to receive first input data corresponding to at least one parameter defining a first option on an underlying asset and second input data corresponding to at least one current market condition relating to said underlying asset, and, based on said first and second input data, to determine a price of the first option according to a volatility smile satisfying a first criterion relating to a sum of a first correction corresponding to the first option and a second correction corresponding to a second option representing a position opposite to a position of a the first option and having substantially a same absolute delta value as the first option, wherein the first correction relates to a difference between a theoretical price of the first option and the price of the first option according to the volatility smile, and wherein the second correction relates to a difference between a theoretical price of the second option and the price of the second option according to the volatility smile.
|Methods for increasing reticulocyte hemoglobin content|
The invention relates to methods and compounds useful for treating deficiencies in hemoglobin production. Methods and compounds useful for increasing reticulocyte hemoglobin content are provided..
|Hypertension and hyperuricemia|
A method for treating hypertension in a subject in need thereof (e.g., wherein said treatment does not result in an increase in serum uric acid levels, abnormally elevated serum uric acid levels, hyperuricemia, serum uric acid levels of above 6 mg/dl, or in the development of gout in the subject), the method comprising administering to the subject: a. A thiazide diuretic; and b.
|Mid-regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (pro-anp) for the identification of patients with atrial fibrillation with an onset of less than 48 hours ago|
The invention relates to a method for the determination of the time from onset of atrial fibrillation to presentation in a patient comprising the steps of: providing a sample of a bodily fluid of said patient, determining the level of proanp (seq id no: 1) or fragments thereof in said sample, correlating the level of proanp or fragments thereof to the time from the onset of atrial fibrillation to presentation of said patient, wherein said fragments have a length of at least 6 amino acid residues.. .
|Method for the preparation of graphene/silicon multilayer structured anodes for lithium ion batteries|
Multilayer structures with alternating graphene and si thin films were constructed by a repeated process of filtering liquid-phase exfoliated grapheme film and subsequent coating of amorphous si film using plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (pecvd) method. The multilayer-structure composite films, fabricated on copper current collectors, can be directly used as anodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (libs) without the addition of polymer binders or conductive additives.