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new patent Protection of device from electrostatic discharge (esd) damage
A first dissipative adhesive (da) is connected to at least a portion of leads that are exposed in a first plane of a flexible cable in a coverage area. A second da is connected over at least a portion of the first da.
International Business Machines Corporation


new patent Remote distributed antenna system
A distributed antenna system is provided that frequency shifts the output of one or more microcells to a 60 ghz or higher frequency range for transmission to a set of distributed antennas. The cellular band outputs of these microcell base station devices are used to modulate a 60 ghz (or higher) carrier wave, yielding a group of subcarriers on the 60 ghz carrier wave.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


new patent Signal processor for a hearing device and operating a hearing device
A signal processor for a hearing device with an implantable stimulator having two or more electrodes for emitting electric charge pulses to neural-fibres of an individual. The processor has a signal path comprising an input circuit adapted to receive an acoustic-signal from the surroundings and provide at least one corresponding input audio-signal; a filter bank adapted to provide atleast one band-limited audio-signal in dependence on the at least one input audio-signal; and a noise filter adapted to attenuate undesired signal components in the at least one band-limited audio-signal and to provide at least one corresponding noise-filtered signal.
Oticon Medical A/s


new patent Loudspeaker enclosure with at least one loudspeaker with a convex mobile membrane exhibiting continuity of shape with an adjacent member
Loudspeaker enclosure comprising at least one loudspeaker having a convex mobile membrane, and a member surrounding the mobile membrane and comprising an external surface bounded by an internal edge (Γ′)situated facing the mobile membrane, which comprises a peripheral edge (Γ) situated facing the internal edge of the member and forming a closed loop. The mobile membrane and the member have a suitable shape such that, over a continuous portion (Γ″) of the peripheral edge (Γ) representing at least 25% of the length of the peripheral edge, for any first point (m) on the continuous portion and any second point (m′) situated on the internal edge at a location such that the distance between the first point (m) and second point (m′) is minimal, the mobile membrane has, at the first point, a first tangent plane, essentially coincident with a second tangent plane at the second point..
Devialet


new patent Key information control system and control body keys of display, television set
There are provided a key information control system and control method of body keys of a display and a television set, which relates to the display field and is capable of eliminating the problem of pressing a wrong key when the user operates the body keys. The key information control system comprises: the body keys disposed on the display; a detection means disposed in a surrounding area of the body keys, and configured to detect a state of a user relative to the body keys; a determination unit configured to determine whether the user has intention to operate the body keys according to the state of the user relative to the body keys; and a key information display controlling unit configured to control key information of the body keys to be displayed at an edge of a display area of the display in the case that the user has intention to operate the body keys, to make a display position of the key information correspond to a position of the body keys..
K-tronics (suzhou) Technology Co., Ltd.


new patent Imaging device and imaging module
An imaging device includes: a first pixel cell including a first photoelectric conversion film having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a first electrode on the first surface, a second electrode on the first surface, surrounding the first electrode, and a first counter electrode on the second surface, facing the first electrode and the second electrode; and a second pixel cell including a second photoelectric conversion film having a third surface and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface, a third electrode on the third surface, a fourth electrode on the third surface, surrounding the third electrode, and a second counter electrode on the fourth surface, facing the third electrode and the fourth electrode, wherein the second electrode and the fourth electrode are electrically separated from each other.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


new patent Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus includes first and second image reading units, and first and second transparent guides disposed along a conveyance path and guiding a document passing through a conveyance path. The first and second transparent guides are disposed to oppose to each other across the conveyance path.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


new patent Measurement system for seas, rivers and other large water bodies
A sensor network system for seas, rivers and other large water bodies to measure at least one of water current, temperature, salinity, turbidity, viscosity, depth, light-intensity at various depths in the water body. The system includes water-bed sensor nodes, anchored sensor nodes and buoy sensor nodes, and at least one central station configured to collect sea water information from at least one of buoy sensor node, anchored sensor node, and sea-bed sensor nodes.
Umm Al-qura University


new patent Tube amplifier assembly having a power tube and a capacitor assembly
Tube amplifier assembly including a power tube that is configured to be coupled to a grounding deck and positioned within an opening of the grounding deck. The tube amplifier assembly also includes a tube adapter that is configured to be coupled to the grounding deck.
General Electric Company


new patent Stator core support system
Embodiments of the invention are related generally to electromagnetic machines and, more particularly, to a suspension system and related methods for the attachment of the stator core of an electromagnetic machine to a surrounding frame or enclosure. In one embodiment, the invention provides a system for supporting a stator core of an electromagnetic machine, the system comprising: a rigid frame structure including: an upper portion; and a lower portion beneath the upper portion; a first plurality of wire rope members, each having a first end and a second end; and a first plurality of attachment devices for affixing at least one of the first end or the second end of each of the first plurality of wire rope members to the upper portion..
General Electric Company


new patent

Power supply device and high potential test method thereof

A power supply device is disclosed. A circuit board is disposed inside a conductive housing.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

new patent

Universal adapter for ultrasonic probe connectors

A device for selectively establishing an electrical connection between an array of electrical contacts of a connector of an ultrasound system and an electrical apparatus (e.g., testing apparatus). The device includes a tray including a floor and a wall extending away from and surrounding the floor to define a receptacle of the tray, a shaft non-movably fixed to the floor within the receptacle and including a longitudinal axis that extends away from the floor, and an electrical connection assembly rotatably secured about the shaft within the receptacle to selectively establish an electrical connection between the electrical contact array of the connector and the electrical apparatus.
Acertara Acoustic Laboratories Llc

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Retaining block and modular plug insert

A retaining block for a modular plug insert is disclosed. The retaining block for a modular plug insert comprises a first retaining block having a first plug-end surface, a first cable-end surface, a first outside contour surrounding the first plug-end surface and the first cable-end surface, and a first receiving opening receiving a contact, the first receiving opening extending from the first plug-end surface to the first cable-end surface and open to the first outside contour..
Te Connectivity Germany Gmbh

new patent

Thermally-protected chemical-cell battery system

Thermally-protected heatable chemical cell battery system adapted for providing power to an electronic device comprising a chemical cell battery, control circuitry operatively connected with the battery, a heating element operatively connected with the control circuitry and the battery, the heating element being powered by the battery and located adjacent the battery, the control circuitry providing sufficient power from the battery to the heating element, optionally responsive to a temperature sensor and temperature feedback system, to improve the operating performance of the battery and to control charging, a preferably aerogel insulating member surrounding the battery and the heating element, contact leads passing through a portion of the insulating member and an optional protective cover adapted for conveying power from the battery to the electronic device.. .
Abominable Labs, Llc

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Techniques for multiple gate workfunctions for a nanowire cmos technology

In one aspect, a method of forming a cmos device with multiple transistors having different vt's is provided which includes: forming nanowires and pads on a wafer, wherein the nanowires are suspended at varying heights above an oxide layer of the wafer; and forming gate stacks of the transistors at least partially surrounding portions of each of the nanowires by: i) depositing a conformal gate dielectric around the nanowires and on the wafer beneath the nanowires; ii) depositing a conformal workfunction metal on the conformal gate dielectric around the nanowires and on the wafer beneath the nanowires, wherein an amount of the conformal workfunction metal deposited around the nanowires is varied based on the varying heights at which the nanowires are suspended over the oxide layer; and iii) depositing a conformal poly-silicon layer on the conformal workfunction metal around the nanowires and on the wafer beneath the nanowires.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

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Semiconductor device having stressor and manufacturing the same

A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a fin active region pattern on the substrate, the fin active region pattern including an upper region and a lower region, a device isolation layer pattern surrounding the fin active region pattern, a gate pattern on the upper region of the fin active region pattern, and a stressor on the lower region of the fin active region pattern, wherein a top surface of the device isolation layer pattern is lower than a top surface of the upper region and higher than a top surface of the lower region.. .

new patent

Compact guard ring structure for cmos integrated circuits

An integrated circuit includes an active device formed in a semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, a first guard ring of the first conductivity type formed in the semiconductor layer surrounding at least part of the active device; a second guard ring of the second conductivity type formed in the semiconductor layer surrounding the first guard ring and the active device and including comprising alternating first well regions of the first conductivity type and the second well regions of the second conductivity type, the first and second well regions being electrically shorted together and electrically coupled to a ground potential or floating; and a third guard ring of the first conductivity type formed in the semiconductor layer surrounding the second guard ring. The first and third guard rings do not receive direct electrical connection..
Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Incorporated

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Semiconductor package and manufacturing the same

Provided is a method for manufacturing a semiconductor package, which includes providing a first substrate, providing, over the first substrate, a second substrate including an active region in which a semiconductor element is disposed and a periphery region surrounding the active region, providing an adhesive membrane between the first and second substrates, and mounting the second substrate on the first substrate, wherein the mounting of the second substrate includes aligning the second substrate on the first substrate by using an alignment member protruding from the periphery region of the second substrate.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

new patent

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.

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Hermetically sealed magnetic keeper cathode

A sputtering cathode includes a magnet array having an outer, ring magnet surrounding an inner, disk magnet. A sputtering target is positioned on one side of the magnet array covering a side of the ring magnet and a side of the disk magnet, and a magnetic keeper disk is positioned between the sputtering target and the disk magnet.
Kurt J. Lesker Company

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Method and providing content

A method of providing content includes acquiring user profile information from an image of a user of an electronic apparatus configured to provide content to the user, acquiring context information from a surrounding environment of the electronic apparatus, and providing content to the user based on the user profile information and the context information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Rfid tag

An rfid tag for location inside a tubular base portion of a freestanding cryogenic vial, the rfid tag comprising: an rfid chip; an antenna connected to the chip; a support medium configured to support the chip and connected antenna; and a plug at least partially surrounding the chip, the antenna and the support medium, the plug being shaped to engage the tubular base portion of the vial. The rfid tag may be used to retrofit vials already stored at cryogenic temperatures..
Cryogatt Systems Limited

new patent

Solid-state barcodes and methods for their preparation and use

Solid-state barcodes, paints containing the solid-state barcodes, and methods of manufacturing the paint are disclosed. The solid-state barcode may include a core portion and a shell portion substantially surrounding the core portion.
Empire Technology Development Llc

new patent

Saliency information acquisition device and saliency information acquisition method

A saliency information acquisition device has a local saliency acquisition unit configured to calculate a saliency measure for each pixel in an input image on the basis of information obtained from a local region surrounding each pixel, a candidate-region setting unit configured to set a plurality of candidate regions in the input image, a global saliency acquisition unit configured to calculate a saliency measure for each candidate region in the plurality of candidate regions on the basis of information including a local saliency feature representing an attribute of the saliency measure for each pixel within a candidate region, and a global feature representing an attribute of the candidate regions in relation to the entire input image, and an integration unit configured to combine the saliency measure for each candidate region in the plurality of candidate regions obtained by the global saliency acquisition unit to generate saliency information.. .
Omron Corporation

new patent

Method and system for ambient proximity sensing techniques between mobile wireless devices for imagery redaction and other applicable uses

A method and system enables mobile wireless devices to identify and track each other in a connectionless communication scheme. Various use cases are possible, including image privacy, where users carry mobile devices that advertises their preferences and positioning data to other mobile devices in close proximity.
Aerdos, Inc.

new patent

Method for adjusting a timing derate for static timing analysis

A static timing analysis method that determines an expected design condition surrounding a target cell in an integrated circuit design. A derate adjustment is determined based on the expected design condition for a target cell and a timing derate, representing variation in propagation delay for a default design condition, is then adjusted based on the derate adjustment.
Arm Limited

new patent

Adaptive sound fuel dispensing devices and methods

Methods, systems, and devices are provided for adapting sound in fuel dispensing devices. A fuel dispenser is provided for dispensing fuel to a vehicle including a housing base, a hose with a nozzle coupled to the housing, a control system in the housing for controlling the dispensing of fuel into a vehicle, and an electronics module.
Wayne Fueling Systems Llc

new patent

Navigating through documents in a document viewing application

Some embodiments provide a method for a document viewing application. While displaying a sequence of selectable items that each correspond to a different document in a sequence of documents, the method receives selection of an item corresponding to a particular document in the sequence.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Adaptive pressure balancer

Pressure balancing apparatuses and methods disclosed here include embodiments with a waterproof enclosure having walls surrounding an interior chamber, a mounting interface mounted to the enclosure with a port to an outside, and a balancing module, connected to the mounting interface, the balancing module including, a balancing module housing, a valve actuator member inside the balancing module housing, with a receptacle for a pressure source. In certain embodiments the valve actuator member is configured to move in response to changes in differential pressure between a pressure in the enclosure chamber and pressure from the outside, and a module valve, inside the balancing module housing, connected to the valve actuator member, and fluidically separating the enclosure chamber from the port to the outside, wherein the module valve is configured to open and close in response to the movement of the valve actuator member..
Idive, Inc.

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Bottle kaleidoscope

A kaleidoscope is made by installing a kit of parts within a beverage bottle that has been altered by cutting off the bottom of the bottle. The kit includes multiple lens systems and reflective tubes that are sized, shaped and arranged to create a dazzling composite image.

new patent

Fabry-perot interference filter

A fabry-perot interference filter includes a fixed mirror and a movable mirror disposed opposite to the fixed mirror via a gap, distance between the fixed mirror and the movable in a light transmission region being adjusted by electrostatic force. A plurality of first annular grooves surrounding the light transmission region and a plurality of first through-holes opening to the gap side and the opposite side are formed at a surrounding portion surrounding the light transmission region in the movable mirror..
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.

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Optical waveguides for optoelectronic devices and methods of making the same

An optical waveguide may include a graded refractive index structure including a core structure, and a cladding at least partially surrounding the core structure and having an outer surface and an inner surface contacting the core structure. The core structure of the optical waveguide may have a higher refractive index than the cladding.
Empire Technology Development Llc

new patent

Optical managing brightness contrasts between high brightness light sources and surrounding surfaces

An optical system and method provides at least one, and preferably an array of relatively small, high brightness light sources with a surrounding surface that exhibits brightness, thereby reducing the contrast between the high brightness produced by the light sources and the brightness of their surrounding surfaces. The optical system includes a light waveguide structure that captures a portion of the light from the individual high-brightness light sources, and then re-emits the source light to create brightness in the light sources' surrounding surfaces.
Abl Ip Holding, Llc

new patent

Method of manufacturing mother substrate assembly

A manufacturing method of a mother substrate assembly includes forming a metal layer on substantially an entire surface of a transparent substrate including a cell area including a non-display area and a display area, an align key area, and a substrate area surrounding the cell area and the align key area, etching the metal layer to form an align key in the align key area, etching the metal layer to form a reflection part in the non-display area, and etching the metal layer in the display area to form a metal nanowire in the display area.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

new patent

Display substrate, fabrication method and display apparatus

The present disclosure provides a display substrate. The display substrate includes a substrate having a display area and a border area surrounding the display area; a non-black photo-resist layer formed on the substrate in the border area; and a black photo-resist layer formed on the non-black photo-resist layer.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

new patent

Scintillator sealing with foil

A scintillator device includes a scintillator layer on a substrate and a foil layer that covers the scintillator layer. The foil layer overlaps an outer edge of the scintillator layer and is adhered to a portion of the substrate surrounding the scintillator layer to form at least part of a first moisture barrier between the scintillator layer and the surrounding environment.
Perkinelmer Holdings, Inc.

new patent

Inductive conductivity sensor and method

The disclosure includes an inductive conductivity sensor for measuring the specific electrical conductivity of a medium with a transmitter coil energized by an input signal, a receiver coil coupled with the transmitter coil via the medium, which receiver coil supplies an output signal that is a measure for the conductivity of the medium, and a housing enclosing the transmitter coil and the receiver coil, which housing comprises at least one housing section designed to be immersed in the medium, the housing wall of said housing section surrounding the transmitter coil and the receiver coil. The housing is made of a magnetic plastic or resin for inductively decoupling the transmitter coil from the receiver coil.
Endress+hauser Conducta Gmbh+co. Kg

new patent

Non-destructive thermographic weld inspection

A non-destructive system for characterizing welds that includes at least one weldment that further includes at least two components joined together a weld; at least one source of heat energy directed toward one side of the weldment, wherein the source of heat energy is operative to direct a predetermined amount of heat energy through the first component toward one side of the weld, through the weld and the area surrounding the weld, and through the second component to the opposite side of the weldment, and wherein the heat energy is sufficient to induce a temperature change in the weld and the area surrounding the weld; and a temperature measuring device directed toward the opposite side of the weldment for gathering temperature data from heat passing through the second component away from the weld and the area surrounding the weld, wherein the gathered temperature data is indicative of weld quality.. .
Edison Welding Institute, Inc.

new patent

Expanding bullets

An expanding bullet has a core having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween. A tip is positioned at the distal end of the core, and has a generally conical distal section, and a generally cylindrical proximal section defining a proximally facing shoulder at their juncture.
Olin Corporation

new patent

Systems and methods for assesing vulnerability of non-line of sight targerts

A computer-implemented system and method of determining the vulnerability of an asset includes determining an elevation surface surrounding an asset. A target point and aim point are selected on the asset and ballistic trajectories are determined for a particular projectile.
Abb Technology Ag

new patent

Heat dissipation assembly incorporated into a handguard surrounding a rifle barrel

A heat dissipation assembly for use with a barrel forming a part of a firearm upper receiver. An annular shaped barrel nut is adapted to secure the barrel to the upper receiver.

new patent

Wall-mounted air conditioner indoor unit

A wall-mounted air conditioner indoor unit includes a housing having a front housing and a rear housing, main air intake portions formed on the housing, a mixed air outlet formed on a lower portion of the front housing, a non-hot exchange air inlet formed on the rear housing, and an air delivery apparatus disposed inside the housing. A volute and a centrifugal fan located inside the volute are disposed inside the housing and above the air delivery apparatus.
Qingdao Haier Air Conditionaer General Corp., Ltd.

new patent

Enhanced device for piercing plugs in a steam generator

An enhancing device for piercing plugs in a steam generator is provided. The enhancing device includes a main body, and a bit, borne by the main body and extending along a longitudinal axis.
Areva Np

new patent

Optical device and light source module including the same

An optical device and a light source module including the same are provided. The optical device includes a first surface having an incident portion; a second surface emitting light incident through the incident portion outwardly; a support portion protruding from the first surface; and a blocking portion surrounding an outer portion of the support portion, the blocking portion being stepped with respect to the first surface..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Device for processing an elongate body

The device for the local repair or strengthening of an elongate body exhibiting a change in its integrity, by winding one or more layers of tape around the elongate body, comprises two half rings, each having two ends configured to come into contact with one another, means for moving the two half rings relative to one another until they surround the elongate body, without touching, and means for translating the two half rings relative to one another along an axis perpendicular to the axis of the elongate body until the ends of the half rings are in contact to form a ring surrounding the elongate body. In the embodiments, the device includes, on at least one of the half rings, at least one centering pin corresponding, in the other half ring, to an opening with a shape complementary to the shape of the centering pin..
Total Sa

new patent

Integrated pressure relief valve for hydraulic tensioner

An integrated valve for a hydraulic tensioner includes a pressure relief valve with an integrated disk check valve surrounding the pressure relief valve. A hydraulic tensioner includes a housing with a bore and a hollow piston slidably received within the bore.
Borgwarner Inc.

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Containment casing

The present invention provides a gas turbine engine comprising a tubular containment casing surrounding a rotary fan blade assembly. The radially outer perimeter (and optionally the radially inner perimeter) of the radial cross-sectional profile of the containment casing is non-circular e.g.
Rolls-royce Plc

new patent

Multi-coil spark ignition system

An igniter for a spark ignition system includes a support body fabricated from an electrically insulating material and a metal casing disposed outwardly of and at least partially surrounding the support body. The metal casing has a structure for connecting the metal casing to ground.

new patent

Hydrocarbon resource recovery apparatus including rf transmission line and associated methods

An apparatus for hydrocarbon resource recovery from a subterranean formation includes a radio frequency (rf) source, an rf antenna to be positioned within the subterranean formation to deliver rf power to the hydrocarbon resource within the subterranean formation, and an rf transmission line extending between the rf source and the rf antenna. The rf transmission line may include rf transmission line sections coupled together in end-to-end relation.
Harris Corporation

new patent

Disintegrating plug for subterranean treatment use

A disintegrating plug uses a setting tool to push a swage into the plug body that has external ribs that contact the wall of the surrounding tubular. The ribs retain the body to the surrounding tubular wall with frictional contact.
Baker Hughes Incorporated

new patent

Modular privacy booth for cooperative use with a teller station, atm, or the like

A privacy booth for isolating a user from the surrounding environment so as to provide acoustical and possibly visual privacy to the user. A single privacy booth may be utilized when a user must interact with an electronic device or terminal, for example, an atm.

new patent

Construction machine including engine

Provided is a construction machine capable of smooth exhaust and suppression of a leak of noise from an engine room, including an engine guard defining an engine room, a cooling fan disposed in the engine room, a projection element projecting upward beyond the engine guard, and an exhaust duct. The exhaust duct has a bent shape including a first duct section extending along an axial flow direction of the cooling fan from an upstream end portion surrounding a duct inlet to a connection portion and a second duct section extending upward from the connection portion and surrounding a duct outlet opened upward, also including an engine concealment section obstructing a direct view to an engine through the duct outlet from outside the engine room..
Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.





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