|| List of recent Rounding-related patents
| Method for making a mask with a phase bar in an integrated circuit design layout|
A method for making a mask includes receiving an integrated circuit (ic) design layout and identifying at least one targeted-feature-surrounding-location (tfsl) in the ic design layout, wherein tfsl is identified by a model-based approach. The method further includes inserting at least one phase bar (pb) in the ic design layout and performing an optical proximity correction (opc) to the ic design layout having the at least one pb to form a modified ic design layout.
| Transmitting listings based on detected location|
Systems and methods for facilitating location-aware listing publication are discussed. A listing can include an item location corresponding to an item described in the listing.
| Interpretation of ambiguous vehicle instructions|
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a command interpreter for use in a vehicle control system in a vehicle for interpreting user commands, a vehicle interaction system including such a command interpreter, a vehicle including such a vehicle interaction system, and related method and non-transitory machine-readable storage medium, including: a memory and a processor, the processor being configured to: receive, from at least one human via a first input device, a first input having a first type; receive a second input having a second type via a second input device, wherein the second type comprises at least one of sensed information describing a surrounding environment of the vehicle and input received from at least one human; interpret both the first input and the second input to generate a system instruction; and transmit the system instruction to a different system of the vehicle.. .
| Estimating flow rates from multiple hydrocarbon reservoir layers into a production well|
There is provided a computer-implemented method for estimating flow of fluid into a production well extending into a reservoir comprising fluid, the well comprising a central tubing and an annulus surrounding the central tubing. The annulus is connected to the reservoir so as to receive fluid at one or more inflow locations.
| Detecting information about motion of mobile device|
Provided is an apparatus caused at least to: acquire a set of earth's magnetic field, emf, measurement results, wherein each emf measurement result represents at least one of a magnitude and a direction of the emf as experienced by a mobile device; perform, on the basis of the set of emf measurement results, a first observation indicating that the mobile device is currently in motion; acquire a set of inertial measurement results, wherein each inertial measurement result represents at least one of acceleration and angular velocity experienced by the mobile device; perform, on the basis of the set of inertial measurement results, a second observation indicating that the motion of the mobile device does not exceed a predefined stationarity threshold; and determine, on the basis of the first and second observations, that the mobile device is currently located in a transport unit which is moving with respect to surrounding environment.. .
| Method and apparatus for changing an autonomously travelling motor vehicle to a safe state|
A method and an apparatus for changing a motor vehicle in an autonomous travel mode to a safe state when the driver of the motor vehicle is not able to monitor the autonomous travel mode and to assume control of the motor vehicle. The vehicle driver is warned using warning signals of increasing intensity; other road users in the area surrounding the motor vehicle are warned using optical and/or acoustic signals; the motor vehicle is braked and/or accelerated repeatedly such that parts of the body of the vehicle driver noticeably move in the direction of travel owing to inertia (the braking and/or acceleration being so brief that the travel speed of the motor vehicle changes relatively little); and the motor vehicle is brought to a standstill or is kept at a standstill by automatic braking in order to change the vehicle to a safe state..
| Graft collection and containment system for bone defects|
A device for containing bone graft material comprises a body including an inner sleeve extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end and an outer sleeve surrounding the inner sleeve and extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end such that a bone graft collecting space is formed therebetween.. .
| Rapid fluid cooling devices and methods for cooling fluids|
A cooling device includes a target fluid inlet, a target fluid outlet, an inner conduit, and a chamber surrounding the inner conduit. The inner conduit communicates with the target fluid inlet and the target fluid outlet, and provides a flow path for a target fluid to be cooled.
| Catalyst moisture sensitivty management|
A method of regenerating spent dehydrogenation catalyst is described. The spent catalyst is heated to a regeneration temperature sufficient to remove coke and adsorbed water, and exposed to a purge gas at a purge temperature sufficient to remove water vapor surrounding the regenerated catalyst, the purged catalyst being maintained at the purge temperature.
| Centrifuge vessels suitable for live cell processing and associated systems and methods|
Centrifuge vessels suitable for live cell processing include a bowl with a cap, and a tube inside the bowl extending between the cap and a lower portion of the bowl. The bottom of the bowl can have a closed annular ring surrounding a center mound.
| Contra-rotating propulsor for marine propulsion|
A system for providing marine propulsion is provided including an input shaft driven by a prime mover, a pinion gear coupled to the input shaft, a plurality of planet gears coupled to the pinion gear, a planet carrier having the plurality of planet gears rotationally mounted thereto, and a ring gear surrounding the planet gears and coupled thereto. The planet carrier and ring gear are coupled to internal and external output shafts that are coaxially aligned, which are coupled to aft and forward propulsor elements.
| Conductive case for electronic camera device|
A case for a mobile phone surrounds the periphery of the mobile phone while not substantially surrounding a front of the mobile phone and not substantially surrounding a back of the mobile phone. The case includes four sides that define a substantially rectangular outer periphery around the mobile phone where each of the four sides of the mobile phone is substantially straight for at least 80% of its length..
| Area watcher for wireless network|
Dynamic and current information is provided regarding a wireless device's entry into or exit from a geographically defined “watched” area. An area watcher application monitors preconfigured wireless devices entry/exit into preconfigured watched areas.
| Area watcher for wireless network|
Dynamic and current information is provided regarding a wireless device's entry into or exit from a geographically defined “watched” area. An area watcher application monitors preconfigured wireless devices entry/exit into preconfigured watched areas.
| Electrical connector|
An electrical connector includes a body, two rows of terminals, and a grounding sheet. The body has a base and a tongue extending forwards from the base.
| Method of testing semiconductor device|
A method of testing a semiconductor device having a substrate in and on which a cell structure and a termination structure are formed, the cell structure having a main current flowing therethrough, the termination structure surrounding the cell structure, the method includes a first test step of testing dielectric strength of the semiconductor device, a charge removal step of, after the first test step, removing charge from a top surface layer of the termination structure, the top surface layer being located on the substrate and formed of an insulating film or a semi-insulating film, and a second test step of, after the charge removal step, testing dielectric strength of the semiconductor device.. .
| Optical wafer and die probe testing|
An optical die probe wafer testing circuit arrangement and associated testing methodology are described for mounting a production test die (157) and surrounding scribe grid (156) to a test head (155) which is positioned over a wafer (160) in alignment with a die under test (163) and surrounding scribe grid (161, 165), such that one or more optical deflection mirrors (152, 154) in the test head scribe grid (156) are aligned with one or more optical deflection mirrors (162, 164) in the scribe grid (161, 165) for the die under test (163) to enable optical die probe testing on the die under test (163) by directing a first optical test signal (158) from the production test die (157), through the first and second optical deflection mirrors (e.g., 152, 162) and to the first die.. .
| Honeycomb structure|
There is disclosed a honeycomb structure in which a ring crack is not easily generated. A honeycomb structure includes a honeycomb substrate, and a bulging portion continuously or intermittently surrounding, in a ring shape, at least a part of an outer periphery of the honeycomb substrate.
| Liner for protecting adhesive compounds|
Liner for protecting adhesives with respect to permeates originating from the surroundings or included during winding, stacking or other process steps, having at least one non-stick release layer and at least one getter material that is able to absorb at least one substance capable of permeation, the getter material being contained as a dispersed phase in at least one layer of the liner.. .
| Methods of fabricating a metal nanowire dispersion solution and methods of fabricating a transparent conductor using the same|
A method of fabricating a metal nanowire dispersion solution includes heating a first solution including a metal compound, a catalyst, an organic protection agent and menstruum, thereby forming metal nanowires in the first solution, performing a first cleaning process providing a first solvent into the metal nanowire, thereby separating the organic protection agent surrounding the metal nanowires from the metal nanowires, separating the metal nanowires from the first solution by vacuum-filtering, and dispersing the separated metal nanowires in a dispersion solvent.. .
| Hydrocarbon cracking antenna|
An aspect of at least one embodiment of the present invention is a device for cracking heavy hydrocarbons. A linear applicator is positioned within heavy oil containing aromatic molecules.
| Wind turbine and a method for determining the presence and/or thickness of an ice layer on a blade body of a wind turbine|
A wind turbine comprising an elongated blade body, a system for detecting an ice layer on the blade body, the system comprising a light source for emitting a light beam; a light splitting optical element optically connected to the light source so as to receive the light beam emitted from the light source, the optical element adapted to split the light beam received from the light source into a reference light beam and a detecting light beam, a boundary area which is arranged at the blade body so as to be exposed to the outer surroundings of the blade body and which is optically connected to the light splitting optical element such as to receive the detecting light beam and to reflect an internal reflected part of the detecting light beam at the boundary area and to transmit a transmitting part of the detecting light beam to the outer surroundings of the blade body through the boundary area and to allow an external reflected part of the transmitting part of the detecting light beam, which has been reflected from outside of the blade body, to be re-transmitted through the boundary area, a light measuring device optically connected to the light splitting optical element so as to receive the reference light beam, the internal reflected part of the detecting light beam and the external reflected part of the detecting light beam, wherein the light measuring device is configured to analyze the received light and to determine the presence and/or thickness of an ice layer on the blade body dependent on the analysis.. .
| Waterproof, dustproof, breathing bolt|
A waterproof, dustproof, breathing bolt includes a bolt body having a hollow shank with a breathing chamber and a cap member fixedly located at the top side of the hollow shank and defining therein an air passage in communication with the breathing chamber and one or a number of openings in communication between the air passage and the surroundings, and a waterproof breathing member made out of a metal material by powder metallurgy and set in between the breathing chamber and the air passage and having micro pores therein of size larger than air molecules but smaller than water molecules. Thus, the waterproof breathing member allows discharge of hot air out of the apparatus in which the waterproof, dustproof, breathing bolt is installed, but prohibits external water from entering the apparatus..
| Protective case with speakerphone for digital products|
A digital product protective cover with speakerphone, including a protective cover main body where the main body includes a bottom board and surrounding curved walls, at least one card slot located between the bottom board and curved walls, where each card slot is inter-connected, each card slot includes at least one amplification mechanism, the amplification mechanism includes a sound inlet, a sound outlet, and a sound tube, which connects the sound inlet and sound outlet. The sound inlet is located at the bottom of the card slot, which is in proximity to an external speaker of the digital product, the sound inlet and sound outlet are staggered in the longitudinal direction of the card slot, and the sound inlet and sound outlet are staggered in such a position to extend the length of the sound tube..
| X-ray generator and x-ray imaging apparatus|
Provided is an x-ray generator (10) which causes electrons having passed through an electron path (4), formed by an electron path formation member (3) surrounding the periphery of the electron path (4), to be emitted against a target to generate an x-ray, in which: an x-ray generated when the sub x-ray generating portion (5) provided in the electron path (4) is irradiated with the electrons backscatterred off the target is capable of being taken out; a material which constitutes the target and a material which constitutes at least the sub x-ray generating portion (5) of the electron path formation member (3) are the same material of which atomic number is 40 or greater. X-ray generation efficiency can be improved by effectively using the electrons backscatterred off the transmission target..
| Mode filter with refractive index modification|
The invention relates to a mode filter for reducing higher-order modes, with an optical fibre (1), which has a core (2) and a cladding (3) surrounding the latter, wherein the cladding (3) and core (2) have refractive indices that differ from one another. In order to develop an alternative to the prior art, the mode filter according to the invention is designed in such a manner that the fibre (1) has, in a transition region (4) between core (2) and cladding (3), at least one local refractive index modification region (5) which is arranged in the radially outer region of the core (2) and extends into the region of the cladding (3)..
| Watch with enclosed crown|
A watch for keeping time that comprises a watchcase for housing the movement, the stem, and the crown. The watchcase comprises a lid having a crystal and a body configured to mate with the lid, the body comprising a floor that supports the movement and a wall surrounding the floor, wherein the wall has a notch into which the crown protrudes and wherein the watchcase formed by mating the lid with the body encloses the movement, the stem, and the crown on all sides.
| Lighting device enabling arbitrary distribition of light|
The present invention relates to a lighting device enabling arbitrary distribution of light, which includes: a hollow receptacle having a cover to be opened or closed; a pivot part mounted in a fixing hole provided in the bottom of the receptacle so as to be tilted and pivoted; a light module part connected through an adjustment shaft to the pivot part, the light module part being tilted and pivoted by the pivot part so as to control the distribution of light; and a fixing part for adjusting the pivot part to be fixed or to be tilted and pivoted. The present invention enables a plurality of light modules to be separately adjusted to control the distribution of light, and provides fixing means for fixing the positions of the light modules thus adjusted, so that the distribution of light may be controlled regardless of the installed position of the lighting device, thereby preventing light from penetrating into surrounding buildings..
| Light guide lens|
This invention relates to a light guide lens adapted for guiding light emitted from a light emitting element. The light guide lens includes a base portion disposed on a light axis (l) and including a light incident surface, and a light guide portion surrounding the light axis (l) and disposed on the periphery of the base portion.
| Printed circuit board including inductor|
A printed circuit board (pcb) includes an insulating substrate, a plurality of copper foil pattern layers and a plurality of insulating adhesive sheets sequentially stacked on an upper side of the insulating substrate and a lower side of the insulating substrate, an inductor included in the copper foil pattern layer disposed on the upper side of the insulating substrate, a grounding element included in the copper foil pattern layer disposed on the lower side of the insulating substrate, and a single through hole penetrating the insulating substrate and the insulating adhesive sheets. The single through hole is disposed between the inductor and the grounding element..
| Spacers for a cable backplane system|
A cable backplane system includes a backplane having a plurality of openings therethrough and a plurality of mounting blocks. A cable rack is coupled to a rear of the backplane and includes a tray having a frame surrounding a raceway.
| Mounting structure and method for dissipating heat from a computer expansion card|
A mounting structure adapted for mounting an expansion card within a computer enclosure and configured to directly absorb and conduct heat from a heat source (such as an ic chip) on the card to the ambient atmosphere surrounding the enclosure. The mounting structure includes a mounting bracket, a heat sink adapted to contact a surface of the heat source on the expansion card, an extension interconnecting the heat sink and the mounting bracket, one or more features for conducting heat from the heat sink to the mounting bracket, and one or more features associated with the mounting bracket for dissipating heat from the mounting structure to the ambient atmosphere surrounding the enclosure..
| Touch panel assembly structure|
A touch panel assembly structure includes a touch sensor substrate, a cover lens, a sealing frame, and a plurality of transparent elastic elements. The cover lens is facing the touch sensor substrate.
| Enhanced 3-dimensional (3-d) navigation|
One or more embodiments of techniques or systems for 3-dimensional (3-d) navigation are provided herein. A heads-up display (hud) component can project, render, display, or present graphic elements on focal planes around an environment surrounding a vehicle.
| Distance measuring apparatus and distance measuring method|
A processor of a distance measuring apparatus calculates a three-dimensional position of an object in the surroundings based on the first image, the second image and the amount of movement. The processor determines that calculated three-dimensional position is an error, when the displacement between a fourth position at which a third position set based on the calculated three-dimensional position of the object is projected on either one image of the first image and the second image and a position of the object in the one image is equal to or larger than a prescribed value.
| Fluid cartridge for an inkjet printer|
A fluid cartridge for an inkjet printer includes an inner reservoir containing a printing fluid. The reservoir includes walls enclosing an internal space having a variable volume for storage of the printing fluid and a port for dispensing the printing liquid.
| Universal stylus|
The present device provides for a universal stylus. The stylus emits a light incident upon a distal metallic object therein causing electrons on the metallic object to be ejected from the metallic object, resulting in a non-uniform electric field near the metallic object.
| Patch antenna arrangement|
An improved patch antenna arrangement includes a patch electrode and a frame patch electrode surrounding the patch electrode provided on a dielectric. A top patch is also provided.
| Cavity antennas with flexible printed circuits|
An antenna with a curved shape may be mounted behind a curved antenna window. The antenna may have an antenna resonating element such as an inverted-f antenna resonating element and may have an antenna ground.
| Brushless permanent-magnet motor|
A brushless permanent-magnet motor includes a rotor, a magnet set mounted at the rotor, a stator coaxially surrounding the magnet set in a coaxial manner relative to the rotor, and a bushing set between the magnet set and the stator in a coaxial manner relative to the rotor and the stator. The stator has a plurality of teeth spaced around the inner perimeter thereof and a retaining crevice defined between the distal front end portions of each two adjacent teeth remote from the inner perimeter.
| Wheel hub cover arrangement and wheel hub for a motor vehicle|
A wheel hub cover arrangement for covering an outwardly directed wheel hub opening of a wheel hub, which has a cover surface element which is connected to the wheel hub via a wall member and a connection member in such a way that the cover surface element and the wall member enclose a cover volume, wherein at least one venting opening for venting and for pressure-equalizing a vehicle shaft connected to the wheel hub is provided, wherein at least one outlet opening for removing splash water from the cover volume is provided in the wall member, wherein provisions are provided which ensure a fluid connection of the outlet opening with the surroundings of the wall member.. .
| Covering for an airbag|
The invention relates to a covering for an airbag having at least one airbag that is articulated on the stationary covering region surrounding the airbag cover by a textile hinge, wherein the airbag cover and the covering region b surrounding the airbag cover are formed from a sheet material made of plastic, the rear face of which supports a textile surface element having sacrificial threads (2) that extend substantially at right angles to the hinge axis (3) and tear in the region (a) of the hinge when the airbag is activated, and wherein the textile surface element also has stop threads that, when the airbag is activated, allow the airbag cover to pivot about the hinge axis (3) without tearing in the region of the hinge in order to hold the airbag cover securely alter activation of the airbag, wherein the non-tearing stop threads are arranged such that said threads are compressed in the fonts of corrugations and/or loops only in region (a) of the hinge and therefore have a greater length there than in the regions (b) outside the hinge and the region compressed in the form of corrugations and/or loops is located in the plane of the textile surface element.. .
| Methods for fiber reinforced additive manufacturing|
Various embodiments related to three dimensional printers, and reinforced filaments, and their methods of use are described. In one embodiment, a void free reinforced filament is fed into an extrusion nozzle.
| Resin-sealed semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same|
A resin-sealed semiconductor device includes a mesa-type semiconductor element which includes a mesa-type semiconductor base body having a pn junction exposure portion in an outer peripheral tapered region surrounding a mesa region, and a glass layer which covers at least the outer peripheral tapered region; and a molding resin which seals the mesa-type semiconductor element, wherein the glass layer is formed by forming a layer made of a predetermined glass composition for protecting a semiconductor junction which substantially contains no pb such that the layer covers the outer peripheral tapered region and, subsequently, by baking the layer made of the glass composition for protecting a semiconductor junction.. .
| Capacitor structure|
One or more embodiments relate to a semiconductor device, comprising: a semiconductor device, comprising: a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of first conductive vias, the first conductive vias electrically coupled together, each of the first conductive vias passing through the substrate; and a plurality of second conductive vias, the second conductive vias electrically coupled together, each of the second conductive vias passing through the substrate, the second conductive vias spacedly disposed from the first conductive vias, each of the second conductive vias laterally surrounding a respective one of the first conductive vias.. .
| Electrostatic discharge protection structure and method for forming the same|
Various embodiments provide electrostatic discharge protection structures and methods for forming the same. An exemplary structure can include a semiconductor chip including a through hole.
| Lateral double diffusion metal-oxide-semiconductor (ldmos) transistors and fabrication method thereof|
A lateral double diffusion metal-oxide-semiconductor (ldmos) transistor is provided. The ldmos transistor includes a semiconductor substrate having a well region and a drain region in the well region.
| Active pixel sensor with nanowire structured photodetectors|
An imaging device formed as an active pixel array combining a cmos fabrication process and a nanowire fabrication process. The pixels in the array may include a single or multiple photogates surrounding the nanowire.
| Package structure and method for manufacturing the same|
A package structure and methods for forming the package structure are provided. The package structure includes a lead frame having a chip bonding area and a shell surrounding a portion of the lead frame.
| Display contrast|
There is herein described electronic components with improved display contrast and a method of manufacturing such electronic components. More particularly, there is described electronic components having improved display contrast by using a non-transparent or substantially non-transparent material (520) to block light from an emitter source (512, 514, 516) to surrounding components such as emitters, sensors or components of this nature..
| Semiconductor device|
In aspects of the invention, sic reverse blocking mosfet includes an active region including a mos gate structure and a breakdown voltage structure portion surrounding the outer circumference of the active region, which are provided on the surface side of a sic-n− drift layer that is grown on one main surface of a p+ sic substrate. A p-type isolation region is provided on the side surface of the sic-n− drift layer so as to surround the outer circumference of the breakdown voltage structure portion and to extend from the front surface of the sic-n− drift layer to the p+ sic substrate.
| Organic light emitting structure|
The present application discloses an oled with an improved structure, comprising a reflective anode layer, a transparent cathode layer, an organic light-emitting layer sandwiched between the anode layer and the cathode layer, and a side reflective layer surrounding the organic light-emitting layer and forming a light exiting area together with the anode layer, wherein the light emitted from the light-emitting layer is reflected by both of the anode layer and the side reflective layer, and then leaves from the light exiting area. According to the present disclosure, the lateral light is reflected by the side reflective layer arranged around the organic light-emitting layer, such that the luminescent efficiency of the oled with said improved structure can be significantly increased..
| Smartcard with coupling frame and method of increasing activation distance of a transponder chip module|
A conductive coupling frame (cf) having two ends, forming an open loop, disposed surrounding and closely adjacent a transponder chip module (tcm), and substantially coplanar with an antenna structure (as, les) in the transponder chip module (tcm). A metal card body (mcb) having a slit (s) extending from a module opening (mo) to a periphery of the card body to function as a coupling frame (cf).
| Electronic device case for mobile point of sale|
A case for an electronic device is provided. The case can include a front shell attachable to a back shell, the front shell and the back shell at least partially surrounding an electronic device installed in the case.
| Container and container lid assembly with a removable sealing gasket|
A container lid assembly configured to be used with and seal a container body is provided. The container lid assembly includes a container lid including a plug member extending downwardly and a gasket-retaining portion adjacent to and at least partially surrounding the plug member, where an outer surface of the plug member defines at least part of the gasket-retaining portion.
| Partially insulated cooking vessel|
A cookware vessel has an upper portion of the surrounding sidewall that is insulated by a cavity to maintain the temperature of the food cooked therein until and during the service of food from the vessel. A highly conductive metal layer, such as a copper layer, extends upward along the inner wall surface adjacent to the inner vessel to spread heat from the bottom of the vessel up the inner sidewall.
| Device for solid state joining of light metals|
A device for solid state joining of light metals like aluminum is described. The device utilizes the principle of continuous extrusion to add a string of filler metal into a groove separating the components to be joined, and shear deformation for surface oxide removal in the groove.
| Equipment and method for demolishing a building|
An equipment (1) for demolishing a building (2), wherein said building (2) comprises a building base (3) placed in proximity of a ground (4), or placed on the ground (4), and an opposite building top (5) or temporary building top (5) arranged away from said building base (3), as well as building floors (6), comprises: —a platform (7) adapted to be positioned against the top of the building (5) avoiding ground support devices which from the platform (7) reach the base of the building (3) or the ground (4) surrounding the building; said platform (7) comprising at least one working scaffold (8) adapted to be arranged along the periphery (9) of said building (2) and to face at least one floor (6) of said building (2); —said at least one working scaffold (8) being supported, hanged, on said platform (7) so that it descends along the side wall (10) of the building (2) to border the works for demolishing the building (2).. .
| Cable backplane system|
A cable backplane system includes a backplane having a plurality of openings therethrough and a cable rack coupled to a rear of the backplane. The cable rack includes a tray having a frame surrounding a raceway and a brick held by the tray.
| Shield grounding device|
A shield grounding device includes: a grounding angle steel (1); a flat iron (9) mounted on a top portion of the shield grounding device; and a laminated board (5) connected to overground wires; wherein two shield connection boards (2) vertical to each other are respectively connected to two external surfaces of an top end of the grounding angle steel, the shield connection boards are vertically mounted on each other by a locating supporter (3), fixing holes (4) are drilled on the shield connection boards for connecting the flat iron and the laminated board. The device solves problems of conventional grounding devices that a grounding resistance is increased and a grounding effect is poor caused by unstable welding quality of grounding electrodes and the flat iron.
| Protective sheath through a casing window|
Systems, assemblies, and methods are described which relate to drilling a lateral borehole from a primary wellbore. A primary wellbore may have a casing therein.
| Method for producing a fragment / reactive material assembly|
A method for the manufacture of a composite fragmenting material having exothermic properties includes the steps of packing a mold with preformed metal fragments; filling interstitial spaces surrounding the metal fragments with a reactive metal powder to form a mixture; and then sintering the mixture at a temperature effective to both coat the metal fragments with the reactive metal powder and to bond the metal fragments together. In one embodiment the composite fragmenting material is formed into a nosecone for a warhead..
| Grain-oriented electrical steel sheet and method of manufacturing the same|
A grain-oriented electrical steel sheet, on which magnetic domain refining treatment by strain application has been performed, has an insulating coating with excellent insulation properties and corrosion resistance. In a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet, linear strain having been applied thereto by irradiation with a high-energy beam, the linear strain extending in a direction that intersects a rolling direction of the steel sheet, an area ratio of irradiation marks within an irradiation region of the high-energy beam is 2% or more and 20% or less, an area ratio of protrusions with a diameter of 1.5 μm or more within a surrounding portion of the irradiation mark is 60% or less, and an area ratio of exposed portions of steel substrate in the irradiation mark is 90% or less..
| Well containment device|
A device for containment of fluid escaping from a pipe, comprising a can having a surrounding wall and a bottom: the bottom is formed of bottom segments that combine to form a bottom opening with a bottom inward facing sealing surface for sealing against the pipe. The surrounding wall is formed of wall segments that combine to form an enclosure defining an interior of the can.
| Solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same|
Disclosed are a solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell apparatus includes a substrate, a back electrode layer on the substrate, a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer, a front electrode layer on the light absorbing layer, a bus bar provided beside the light absorbing layer while being connected to the back electrode layer, and a conductive part surrounding the bus bar.
| Cosmetic application instrument|
A cosmetic application tool is provided which includes an applying portion attached and integrated with a leading end portion of a brush shaft. The applying portion includes a flat, plate-shaped portion surrounded by a hollow, skirt-shaped portion at its distal end.
| Hand tool|
A hand tool includes a tubular casing, a tubular member connected to the tubular casing, a rod body extending through the tubular member into the tubular casing, two collar assemblies surrounded respectively by two oppositely-extending frustoconical urging surface portions of the tubular member and surrounding the rod body, and two resilient members biasing respectively the collar assemblies to abut against the rod body and abut respectively against the urging surface portions to thereby restrain the rod body from moving relative to the tubular casing. When the collar assemblies are moved to be released from the rod body and the urging surface portions, the rod body is permitted to move relative to the tubular casing..
| Low calorific fule combustor for gas turbine|
A low calorific value fuel-fired can combustor for a gas turbine include a generally cylindrical housing, and a generally cylindrical liner disposed coaxially within the housing to define with the housing a radial outer flow passage for combustion air, the-liner also defining inner primary and intermediate regions of a combustion zone and a dilution zone, the dilution zone being axially distant a closed housing end relative to the combustion zone. A nozzle assembly disposed at the closed housing end includes an air blast nozzle and surrounding swirl vanes.
| Filter arrangements; housings; assemblies; and, methods|
Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is permanently mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media.
| Stage having movable parts and advertising means|
Stage having movable parts and advertising means. A method and apparatus is disclosed for the aim of enhancing the visual perception of attendees present to shows where the use of protective elements such as fences surrounding a stage, act as a physical obstacle between the show and the public during given moments such as in the initial presentation of contenders in a wrestling contest for instance, or at the winner proclamation act in the end of the session, when preferably the fence should be removed for the benefit of the show's visibility, effect that can be achieved by means of mechanical force applied over certain parts of the stage's sections such as the stage's fence or the stage's floor or even both simultaneously, to move them up and downwards or horizontally, providing at the same time the means for introducing advertising facilities through the use of the stage's movable structure for this goal..
| Apparatus for adjusting foot structures, for design of a foot orthotic, and methods of use|
An apparatus comprised of a plurality of engagement structures independently movable along a longitudinal axis to initially engage a mid-foot region of a foot is described. A center structure or a first set of engagement structures engage the foot in a mid-foot region, and one or more peripheral engagement structures engage the plantar surface in regions surrounding the mid-foot region independent from the structure(s) engaging the mid-foot region.
| Depth indicator for circular saw|
A circular saw includes a saw blade, a housing at least partially surrounding the saw blade, and a base assembly pivotably supporting the housing for adjusting a depth of cut of the saw blade. A scale is coupled to one of the housing and the base assembly for indicating the depth of cut.
| Method of manufacturing an exhaust gas carrying device and tool therefor|
A method of manufacturing an exhaust gas carrying device, in particular an exhaust gas purification device, and a tool provided therefor include segment-like jaws that are used to deforma an outer housing. The jaws have indentations or projections adjacent to each other, and which are complementary to form a continuously surrounding indentation/projection.