|| List of recent Retic-related patents
| Leveraged instrument computer-implemented trade management system to provide long-term expected returns for daily rebalance instruments, such as etfs or funds|
A computer-implemented system enables performance of leveraged instruments, such as leveraged etfs, to track their design parameters for longer durations than currently possible. The computer-implemented method issues sells and buys of the leveraged instrument on a daily basis to return the instrument back to an expected value, and to credit or debit cash on a daily basis, such that a combination of the instrument position and the cash position taken together provides an actual return close to the theoretical stated return.
| Method for the approximate determination of the torque which is actually transmitted by a clutch of a drive train of a vehicle|
A method for approximately determining the torque actually transmitted by a clutch of a drive train of a vehicle, includes the steps of: setting a closed state of the clutch and transmitting a torque by way of the drive train, providing a state space model showing the drive train, particularly a kalman filter, determining a torque which can theoretically be transmitted or is transmitted by the clutch in the closed state, and approximately determining the torque actually transmitted by the clutch, by adding the theoretically transmittable or transmitted torque and a disturbance torque determined by calculation, wherein the disturbance torque is determined on the basis of the state space model and actual rotational speeds of individual drive train components and/or of actual torques transmitted by individual drive train components.. .
| Inhibitors of the renal outer medullary potassium channel|
The present invention provides compounds of formula ia and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the romk (kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention..
| Single reticle approach for multiple patterning technology|
A reticle for multiple patterning a layer of an integrated circuit die includes a first portion with a first layout pattern for multiple patterning the layer of the integrated circuit die, and a second portion with a second layout pattern for multiple patterning the layer of the integrated circuit die. The first layout pattern is different from the second layout pattern..
| Medical composition containing stauntonia hexaphylla extract|
Disclosed is an antipyretic drug comprising a stauntonia hexaphylla leaf extract as an active ingredient. The antipyretic drug is developed based on the finding that the stauntonia hexaphylla leaf extract has no cytotoxicity and exhibits superior antipyretic effects, as compared to conventional antipyretic drugs having antipyretic effects.
| Low-loss uv to mid ir optical tellurium oxide glass and fiber for linear, non-linear and active devices|
A tellurium oxide glass that is stable, strong and chemically durable exhibits low optical loss from the uv band well into the mir band. Unwanted absorption mechanisms in the mir band are removed or reduced so that the glass formulation exhibits optical performance as close as possible to the theoretical limit of a tellurium oxide glass.
| Reticle defect inspection with systematic defect filter|
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for inspecting a photolithographic reticle. A stream of defect data is received from a reticle inspection system, wherein the defect data identifies a plurality of defects that were detected for a plurality of different portions of the reticle.
| Method and apparatus for spatially scalable video compression and transmission|
A method and apparatus provide the ability to resample video frame into various resolutions, and to predict, quantize, and entropy code the video signal for spatially scalable compression and networking applications. The solution involves a unified re-sampling and estimation-theoretic prediction, quantization, and entropy coding framework, which by design is tailored to allow base layer coding information to be fully accessible and usable by enhancement layers; and for the enhancement layer to account for all available information from both layers for superior compression performance.
| Electrophoretic display apparatus|
An electrophoretic display apparatus includes a drive array substrate, a color filter layer and an electrophoretic display film. The drive array substrate has a plurality of pixel units, in which each of the pixel units includes a drive device.
| Detecting method and device for curved surface precision of dish parabolic reflecting mirror|
A method and device for detecting a precision of a dish parabolic reflecting mirror are provided. Accurate coordinate values of positions on an x-axis and a y-axis may be obtained by adjusting and controlling a double helix lifting mechanism, a 360-degree plane rotary mechanism, a telescoping mechanism, and an extension rod, and using a photoelectric position sensor with a high precision and the extension rod being measured.
| Electrophoretic display and method for driving panel thereof|
An electrophoretic display and method for driving panel using the same are provided. The electrophoretic display includes a display panel and a driving circuit.
| Cleaning structure for floating oil and substance on water surface|
A cleaning structure for floating oil and substance on water surface provided by the present invention comprises at least one cleaning ball and a threading rope. The cleaning ball comprises a plurality of yarns arranged in parallel, and a tie is used for bundling the yarns at the middle section to form a ball structure.
| Siding panel system with randomized elements|
A siding system includes a plurality of siding panels having a substrate formed to define a plurality of decorative units. Each of the decorative units includes an average unit distance that is equal to the sum of an average width of the decorative units, and an average width of keyways separating the decorative units.
|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..