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Fragmenting nozzle system
A rocket motor includes a case and first and second nozzles in the case. The first nozzle is disposed in the second nozzle.

Modified transposases for improved insertion sequence bias and increased dna input tolerance
Presented herein are transposase enzymes and reaction conditions for improved fragmentation and tagging of nucleic acid samples, in particular altered transposases and reaction conditions which exhibit improved insertion sequence bias, as well as methods and kits using the same.. .

Tunnel-level fragmentation and reassembly based on tunnel context
This disclosure generally discloses a tunnel-level fragmentation and reassembly capability configured to support tunnel-level fragmentation and reassembly of a packet being transported via a tunnel between a tunnel source node and a tunnel destination node. The tunnel-level fragmentation and reassembly capability may be configured to support tunnel-level fragmentation and reassembly of packets in a manner tending to prevent reassembly errors, that could cause malformed packets or packet drops at the tunnel destination nodes, due to multiple parallel tunnel contexts of the tunnel which may correspond to multiple parallel entry points into the tunnel at the tunnel source node.

Implementation of continuous wave carbon dioxide infrared laser on a quadrupole-orbitrap-linear ion trap hybrid mass spectrometer system
A new approach is described herein for outfitting a mass spectrometer with an infrared laser that provides an improved method of ion dissociation. One embodiment, generally referred to as activated ion electron transfer dissociation (ai-etd) utilizes additional energy from photons during fragmentation to generate extensive fragmentation by interacting with peptides or proteins that are not fully fragmented or separated in the high pressure linear ion trap, thus allowing for increased information during ms/ms.

Fragmentation and messaging across web applications
Disclosed herein are embodiments for modular fragmentation and seamless data transfer across different web applications, for improved user experience. An example system may load a first web application, with corresponding data, in a web browser window, displaying output of the first web application.

Rapid acoustic tissue processing methods, systems, and devices
Provided are systems and methods for treating or processing tissue, and tissue products made using such systems and methods. Also provided are ball mill processing devices and systems useful for processing materials such as tissue.

Resource allocation device and resource allocation method
A resource allocation device includes a searcher configured, in response to a use request for resources of a physical network, the use request having a pair of nodes as terminal points designated among a plurality of nodes constituting the physical network, to search for one or more candidate paths between the terminal points, with which amounts of the resources related to the use request can be allocated, in a state where the resources that have already been allocated to one or more other use requests are set aside from the physical network; a calculator configured to calculate, for each of the one or more searched-for candidate paths, in a state where the resources are allocated to the candidate path, for each of the one or more other existing use requests to which the resources have already been allocated, a maximum number of paths that can be allocated between the terminal points related to the use request; and a selector configured to select the candidate path with which a sum total of the maximum numbers of paths becomes greatest. This enables resource allocation by which fragmentation of resources of a physical network can be avoided, a great number of services can be held in the physical network..
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


Process for buddy allocation
A process improves upon the binary buddy allocation approach by salvaging memory units that are typically unused during the binary buddy technique. A free power of 2 size block of memory, retrieved in response to an allocation request, is decomposed by releasing units in power of 2 sizes until the requested size is reached.

Feedback dependent lithotripsy energy delivery
A lithotripter is provided that includes a lithotripsy apparatus for treatment of a urinary tract stone by fragmentation. The lithotripsy apparatus includes a lithotripsy wave guide shaft configured to transmit an energy form to at least one urinary tract stone.
Gyrus Acmi, Inc. D/ba Olympus Surgical Technologies America


Selectively storing data into allocations areas using streams
Techniques are provided for selectively storing data into allocation areas using streams. A set of allocation areas (e.g., ranges of block numbers such as virtual block numbers) are defined for a storage device.

High explosive fragmentation mortars

A mortar shell including: a metallic inner layer; a polymer outer layer having reinforcing fibers dispersed therein; and at least one layer of metallic fragments disposed between the inner and outer layers, the layer of metallic fragments including a plurality of individual metallic fragments unconnected to each other. In a variation, the mortar shell including: a metallic inner layer, the metallic inner layer having a grid formed on an outer surface to define a plurality of metallic fragments separated by grooves; a polymer having first reinforcing fibers disposed within the grooves; and a polymer outer layer having second reinforcing fibers dispersed therein.
Omnitek Partners Llc

Nucleic acid fragmentation method and sequence combination

Disclosed are a nucleic acid fragmentation method and a sequence combination. The method comprises the following steps: subjecting a denatured nucleic acid to annealing and an extension reaction by using a single-stranded 5′-end extension primer, wherein the single-stranded 5′-end extension primer comprises a sequencing platform adaptor sequence of a 5′ end and a connected random sequence, and the random sequence is subjected to annealing on a random site of the denatured nucleic acid; and directionally connecting a double-stranded 3′-end adaptor sequence to the 3′ end of the nucleic acid generated in the extension reaction, and carrying out denaturalization and purification to obtain a fragmented single-stranded nucleic acid with adaptor sequences on two ends..
Bgi Shenzhen Co., Limited

Solid state image pickup device and production method, semiconductor wafer, and electronic apparatus

On a semiconductor wafer, a chip region in which pixels and so forth that configure a solid state image pickup device are formed and a scribe region are formed. In the scribe region, a measuring region in which an inspection circuit for measuring a property of the chip region and measurement pads are formed and a dicing line to be cut upon fragmentation of the semiconductor wafer are provided.

Deconvolution of mixed spectra

An m/z range of an ion beam is divided into two or more precursor ion mass selection windows. A pattern of two or more different window m/z ranges to be used during two or more successive cycles for at least one precursor ion mass selection window is determined.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Methods and systems for tumor detection

Methods are provided to improve the positive predictive value for cancer detection using cell-free nucleic acid samples. Various embodiments are directed to applications (e.g., diagnostic applications) of the analysis of the fragmentation patterns and size of cell-free dna, e.g., plasma dna and serum dna, including nucleic acids from pathogens, including viruses.
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong

Digital visualization systems and methods

The systems, devices, and techniques described herein are directed to providing digital visualizations in a telecommunications environment. A centralized server may store information associated with services and equipment available to operate on the telecommunication network.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Methods for fabricating quantum dot polymer films

The addition of a chain transfer agent (cta) or a reversible-addition fragmentation chain transfer agent (raft cta) such as (2-(dodecylthiocarbonothioylthio)-2-methylpropionic acid) during the formation of quantum dot polymer films yields films characterized by high and stable quantum yields.. .
Nanoco Technologies Ltd.

Backup consolidation

A method, computer system and computer program product for managing tapes storing a backup for a node. The method identifies the node for which a current set of tapes is present.
International Business Machines Corporation

Reagents for quantitative mass spectrometry

In some embodiments, a mass spectrometry tag may comprise a linker region, a mass balance region, and a reporter region. The mass spectrometry tag may be configured to fragment in a mass spectrometer via an energy dependent process to produce multiple reporter molecules.
Dana-faber Cancer Institute, Inc.

Diagnostic applications using nucleic acid fragments

Various embodiments are directed to applications (e.g., classification of biological samples) of the analysis of the count, the fragmentation patterns, and size of cell-free nucleic acids, e.g., plasma dna and serum dna, including nucleic acids from pathogens, such as viruses. Embodiments of one application can determine if a subject has a particular condition.
Grail, Inc.

Polyacrylonitrile (pan) polymers with low polydispersity index (pdi) and carbon fibers made therefrom

A method for synthesizing polyacrylonitrile (pan) polymer with a narrow molecular weight distribution is disclosed. The preferred pan polymer has a pdi (mw/mn) of about 2 or less.
Cytec Industries Inc.

Methods and transposon nucleic acids for generating a dna library

A method for the generation of dna fragmentation library based on a transposition reaction in the presence of a transposon end with an engineered cleaveage site providing facilitated downstream handling of the produced dna fragments, e.g., in the generation of sequencing templates. Transposon nucleic acids comprising a transposon end sequence and an engineered cleaveage site located in the sequence, e.g., in mu transposon end sequence, are disclosed..
Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics Uab

Hot melt fragmentation extruder and process

A co-rotating twin screw extruder for forming fragments is disclosed. The extruder comprises of an intake zone for receiving one or more excipient(s) suitable for oral dosage or one or more excipient(s) suitable for oral dosage along with one or more active pharmaceutical ingredient, a melt zone for softening at least one excipient to form a viscous mass or melt and a fragmenting zone for fragmenting and cooling the viscous mass into cooled fragments and an extruder outlet for recovering the cooled fragments from the extruder..
Steerlife India Private Limited

Dynamic discovery of network packet size

A computer-implemented method for facilitating communications between two peer nodes in a network. The method comprises (a) configuring a first of the peer nodes to transmit a path maximum transmission unit (pmtu) request to a second of the peer nodes; wherein the pmtu request comprises a pmtu test value; (b) configuring the second peer node to transmit a pmtu reply responsive to receiving the pmtu request; said pmtu reply comprising a pmtu value set to match the pmtu test value in pmtu request; and (c) configuring the first peer node to determine a pmtu for the network based on determinations of fragmentation in connection with the pmtu reply..
Viptela Inc.

Information processing system, storage control apparatus, storage control method, and storage control program

There is provided a storage control apparatus for improving the access performance of a storage medium and prolonging the life of the storage medium while suppressing an increase in fragmentation and a delay in normal write processing by avoiding frequent occurrence of rearrangement processing. This storage control apparatus includes a fragmentation evaluator that evaluates a degree to which data corresponding to a logical address area in a logical address space used by a host computer to access the storage medium is fragmented and stored in a plurality of physical address areas in a physical address space used in the storage medium, a timing selector that selects a timing of performing evaluation by the fragmentation evaluator, and a rearrangement instructor that instructs execution of data rearrangement processing of rearranging the data corresponding to the logical address area to be written in continuous physical address areas in the storage medium, based on the degree evaluated by the fragmentation evaluator at the timing..
Nec Corporation

Database memory monitoring and defragmentation of database indexes

A memory monitoring and selective defragmentation method and system disclosed herein monitor memory usage by and modification of one or more database indexes. The monitoring and selective defragmentation method and system selectively defragment the one or more database indexes based on memory cost savings as opposed to a percentage of fragmentation to improve performance of databases..
Idera, Inc.

Network bridge between different network communication protocols

A network coordinator device comprises a processor, a memory, a first port to operatively couple the processor to first network that uses media access control (mac) addresses of a first size, and a second port to operatively couple the processor to second network that uses mac addresses of a second size. The processor is configured to perform a network bridging protocol to bridge data frames communicated between the first network and the second network, including to translate communications between a device of the first network having the first size mac address and a device of the second network having the second size mac address, and adapt a frame format of the first network protocol to a frame format of the second network protocol.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Block acknowledgement with fragmentation acknowledgement signaling

Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for using a block acknowledgement (blockack) frame capable of acknowledging fragments. One example method for wireless communications generally includes receiving a plurality of protocol data units (pdus) (e.g., media access control (mac) protocol data units (mpdus)); determining whether each of the pdus was successfully received and whether each of the pdus is associated with a non-fragmented service data unit (sdu) (e.g., mac service data unit (msdu)) or a fragmented sdu; and outputting for transmission a blockack frame comprising a bitmap field indicating a receive status for the non-fragmented and fragmented sdus based on the determination..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods of ultraviolet photodissociation for mass spectrometry

A method is described that involves simplification of uvpd mass spectra and comprises selecting precursor ions for uvpd fragmentation, performing uvpd fragmentation on selected precursor ions to give uvpd fragment ions. Ptr may then be performed on the uvpd fragment ions with optional ion parking to yield charge-state reduced uvpd fragment ions.
Thermo Finnigan Llc

Composite solid state drive identification and optimization technologies

Technologies for an operating system identifying ssd and cssd devices based on a corresponding descriptor, and for optimizing operating system functionalities with respect to the ssd/cssd device. Optimizations include disabling non-ssd/cssd functionalities, such as hdd defragmentation, and by enabling ssd/cssd specific functionalities, such as write optimization storage functionalities..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multi-reflecting mass spectrometer with high throughput

Method and embodiments are provided for tandem mass spectrometer designed for extremely large charge throughput up to 1e+10ion/sec. In one operation mode, the initial ion flow with wide m/z range is time separated in a trap array.
Leco Corporation

Mass spectrometer with laser system for producing photons of different energies

The invention relates to mass spectrometers with optically pumped lasers, whose laser light can be used for ionization by laser desorption, for the fragmentation of ions by photodissociation (pd), for the initiation of ion reactions, and for other purposes. The invention provides a laser system for a mass spectrometer, with which at least two laser beams of different wavelengths can be generated for use at different points along an ion path from an ion source to an ion detector in the mass spectrometer..
Bruker Daltonik Gmbh

Apparatus, increasing the capacity of a storage device available to store user data

Provided are an apparatus, system and method for using a validity table indicating whether physical addresses have valid data to optimize write and defragmentation operations. A non-volatile memory storage device has non-volatile memory and a main memory.
Intel Corporation

Modified transposases for improved insertion sequence bias and increased dna input tolerance

Presented herein are transposase enzymes and reaction conditions for improved fragmentation and tagging of nucleic acid samples, in particular altered transposases and reaction conditions which exhibit improved insertion sequence bias, as well as methods and kits using the same.. .
Illumina, Inc.

Thermoplastic elastomers via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization of triglycerides

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic block copolymer comprising at least one pa block and at least one pb block. The pa block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer a, and the pb block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer b.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Reducing defragmentation in a multi-grained writeback cache

In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes selecting a cache block descriptor (cbd) from amongst a plurality of cbds stored to a cache storage device to defragment based on a determination of utilization of a particular fine block descriptor (fbd) having a first size that is allocated to the selected cbd. The cache storage device includes a free pool of fbds having various sizes that is available for use in the plurality of cbds.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus for detecting constituents in a sample and using the same

An apparatus for detecting constituents in a sample includes first and second drift tubes defining first and second drift regions, and a controllable electric field device within a fragmentation region coupled to the first and second drift tubes. The apparatus also includes a first ion shutter positioned between the first drift and fragmentation regions.
Rapiscan Systems, Inc.

Method for selling and searching for items

A system capable of identifying and locking resources (e.g., items, tickets, etc.) may map resources to a bit vector and use bit vectors to efficiently identify and lock the resources. For example, tickets to a concert may be mapped to a bit vector and the system may generate an availability bit vector indicating an availability of the seat locations.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Memory system and operating method thereof

A memory system may include: a memory device including a plurality of memory dies each having a plurality of memory blocks; and a controller suitable for performing one or more of data defragmentation and data remapping operations for a target transaction group in the memory device in response to a request message provided from a host, transmitting a completion message to the host as a response to the request message, and receiving an access to the transaction group, from the host.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Inhibitors of mitochondrial fission and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides peptides and constructs that inhibit mitochondrial fission, and compositions comprising the peptides or constructs. The present disclosure provides methods of reducing abnormal mitochondrial fission in a cell.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Techniques for mass analyzing a complex sample

Techniques and apparatus for analyzing mass spectrometry data are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include logic to access a product ion data set generated via mass analyzing a sample comprising a target precursor, access precursor composition information for elements of the target precursor that includes nominal mass and mass defect information, determine nominal mass (nm)-mass defect (md) relationship information for ion fragments associated with the target precursor based on the precursor composition information, determine one or more fragment upper boundaries and one or more fragment lower boundaries, extract candidate ion fragments from the ion fragments via applying the one or more fragment upper boundaries and the one or more fragment lower boundaries to the nm-md relationship information, and determine target ion fragments from the plurality of candidate ion fragments based on fragmentation efficiency information associated with the candidate ion fragments.
Waters Technologies Corporation

System and data stream fragmentation

A method of data conditioning is disclosed that in one aspect includes receiving a data stream and encoding into the data stream information representing a boundary of a content fragment, wherein the boundary is independent of a group of pictures structure of the data stream.. .
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Systems and methods to extract target material from a gel

A device, system, and method of extracting a target component from a gel. A gel processing system comprises a gel excision and fragmentation device with a cutting edge shaped to cut a sample containing a targeted component from a gel, a receptacle shaped to receive the gel sample, and a fragmentation membrane to fragment the gel sample coupled to a receiving container.
Seqmatic, Llc

Electronic device and memory allocation method therefor

An electronic device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure comprises: a memory including a plurality of pages; and a controller selecting a page area having no non-movable page from a plurality of page areas in the memory based on page state information on the plurality of page areas if a memory defragmentation request occurs when a memory allocation request is made, moving a movable page in the selected page area, and allocating the selected page area in response to the memory allocation request after the movable page has been moved. However, the present disclosure is not limited to the above embodiment, and other embodiments are possible..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and enhancing regular expression search performance through cost-based optimization technique

The present invention is directed to configure an effective search node based on splitting, regrouping, complexity calculation, and learning information, and perform high-performance regular expression search. To this end, the present invention includes: a policy database; a regular expression extraction processor; a regular expression fragment processor that splits each of the regular expression character strings extracted by the regular expression extraction processor in accordance with a fragmentation rule; a regular expression normalization processor that generates an optimized regular expression fragment table; a cost calculation engine processor that determines a cost for each of the regular expression fragments; a decision tree generation processor that generates a decision tree based on cost information; and a pattern matching engine processor that configures a search engine..
Wins Co., Ltd.

Method for producing alkenyl ether polymer

To provide a method for producing a polymer that is capable of providing an alkenyl ether polymer having a molecular weight, a molecular weight distribution, and a composition that are controlled, with a vinyl ether having a hydroxyl group, and a block copolymer thereof. To provide a polymer obtained by the method as a macro chain transfer agent capable of performing reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer polymerization.
Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Methods and tandem collision-induced dissociation cells

A mass spectrometer system comprises: (a) an ion source; (b) a mass filter; (c) a mass analyzer; (d) a partitioned ion fragmentation cell configured to receive ions from the mass filter and to outlet fragment ions to the mass analyzer comprising: (d1) a set of multipole rod electrodes; a housing enclosing the set of multipole rod electrodes and comprising an ion inlet and an ion outlet; (d2) a set of partitions within the housing separating the housing interior into a plurality of compartments; and (d3) a plurality of gas inlets, each gas inlet fluidically coupled to a source of a collision gas and to a respective compartment and having a respective inlet shutoff valve; and (e) a controller electrically coupled to each inlet shutoff valve and configured to independently control the pressure of collision gas within each compartment.. .
Thermo Finnigan Llc

Provision of information about fragmentation of file on sequential access medium

A mechanism is provided for providing information about fragmentation of a file on a sequential access medium by a computer system is disclosed. An actual time for reading the file recorded on the sequential access medium is estimated based on a physical position of the file.
International Business Machines Corporation

Tamper-proof electronic packages formed with stressed glass

Tamper-proof electronic packages and fabrication methods are provided which include a glass enclosure enclosing, at least in part, at least one electronic component within a secure volume, and a tamper-respondent detector. The glass enclosure includes stressed glass with a compressively-stressed surface layer, and the tamper-respondent detector monitors, at least in part, the stressed glass to facilitate defining the secure volume.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for using variable mass selection window widths in tandem mass spectrometry

Systems and methods are used to analyze a sample using variable mass selection window widths. A tandem mass spectrometer is instructed to perform at least two fragmentation scans of a sample with different mass selection window widths using a processor.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Prevention of disc fragmentation

The invention relates to a method for storing files in a data storage. The method comprises steps of providing the data storage with a plurality of data files all having the same predetermined size and a step of subsequently storing new data in the data storage by including the new data in a new data file having the predetermined size and overwriting an existing data file with the new data file..
Napatech A/s

Temperature-based disk defragmentation

A method for minimizing head seek movement and improving i/o performance of a hard disk drive is disclosed. In one embodiment, such a method includes logically dividing storage space of a hard disk drive into storage areas of substantially equal size.
International Business Machines Corporation

Uplink data fragmentation for multi-user networks

An apparatus for wireless communication includes data defragmentation logic configured to receive, during a first transmit opportunity, a first data packet from a first device and a second data packet from a second device. The first data packet includes a first data fragment, and the second data packet includes a second data fragment.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Optical network system, optical node device, and optical network control method

If wavelength defragmentation is performed during the operation of an optical network, an instantaneous interruption of a network arises; consequently, data are lost; therefore, an optical network control method according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes monitoring a data volume of a client signal to be transmitted using a plurality of optical subcarriers; and performing synchronously, depending on a variation in the data volume, an optical subcarrier changing process of changing an active optical subcarrier, of the plurality of optical subcarriers, to be used for transmitting the client signal, and a remapping process of remapping the client signal onto an active optical subcarrier after having been changed.. .
Nec Corporation

System and transmitting data over a communication network

A technique is provided for transmitting data over a communication network. The technique comprises identifying an optimum network path comprising intelligent intermediate nodes between a source node and a destination node, determining an optimum packet size of the optimum network path for transmitting data packets without fragmentation, transmitting each of the data packets from the source node to the destination node via the optimum network path at the optimum packet size, detecting at least one of a plausible fragmentation of a data packet being transmitted and an actual fragmentation of a transmitted data packet at one of the intelligent intermediate nodes, dynamically updating the optimum packet size of the optimum network path for transmitting remaining data packets without fragmentation based on the detection, and transmitting each of the remaining data packets from the source node to the destination node via the optimum network path at the updated optimum packet size..
Wipro Limited

Cache-efficient fragmentation of data structures

Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a program. The program receives a request for a logical data structure.
Sap Se

Utilization-aware resource scheduling in a distributed computing cluster

Embodiments are disclosed for a utilization-aware approach to cluster scheduling, to address this resource fragmentation and to improve cluster utilization and job throughput. In some embodiments a resource manager at a master node considers actual usage of running tasks and schedules opportunistic work on underutilized worker nodes.
Cloudera, Inc.

Electroactive materials for metal-ion batteries

A process is provided for preparing a particulate material consisting of a plurality of porous particles comprising an electroactive material selected from silicon, tin, germanium, aluminium or a mixture thereof, wherein the particles are assembled from a plurality of particle fragments comprising the electroactive material wherein the fragments are obtained by the fragmentation of a porous precursor. The fragmentation step may be realized e.g.
Nexeon Limited

Directed fragmentation for unmanned airborne vehicles

Directed fragmentation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) is described. In one embodiment, the uav includes various components, such one or more motors, batteries, sensors, a housing, casing or shell, and a payload for delivery.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method for reducing sequencing errors caused by dna fragmentation

Provided herein, among other things, is a method for reducing sequencing errors caused by mechanical dna fragmentation. In some embodiments, this method may comprise: (a) obtaining a dna sample; (b) mechanically fragmenting the dna sample to produce a template; (c) treating the fragmented dna with a plurality of dna repair enzymes; and (d) obtaining a sequence of the fragmented dna.
New England Biolabs, Inc.

Nucleic acid analysis by random mixtures of non-overlapping fragments

The invention provides methods and kits for ordering sequence information derived from one or more target polynucleotides. In one aspect, one or more tiers or levels of fragmentation and aliquoting are generated, after which sequence information is obtained from fragments in a final level or tier.
Complete Genomic, Inc.

Methods and kits for fragmenting dna

A method of dna fragmentation is provided. The method comprising incubating a semi-solid biological sample which comprises the dna with an auxiliary domain-directed nuclease having a binding affinity and selectivity to pre-defined sites in the dna so as to yield a dna fragment-of-interest, to thereby fragment the dna..
Intitute Of Microbiology, Chinese Academy Of Sciences (imcas)

Addition-fragmentation oligomers

Novel stress-reducing crosslinking oligomers that have application in dental restoratives, thin films, hardcoats, composites, adhesives, and other uses subject to stress reduction are described. The addition-fragmentation process of crosslinking results in a chain-transfer event that provides novel polymers that may be further functionalized.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Adaptive lithotripsy for cancer risk reduction

Adaptive lithotripsy systems assist diagnosis and treatment of patients with kidney stones (stones being associated with subsequent development of cancer). As stimulation vibration is transmitted to the patient, both its total transmitted power and power spectral density (psd) are tailored to individual patient needs.

Ms/ms data processing

A method of identifying precursor ion species from their fragments comprises obtaining mass spectra of a plurality of precursor ion species and their fragments to high mass accuracy. The fragment mass spectrum, obtained from fragmentation of multiple precursor ion species, is then scanned it identify pairs of fragments whose combined mass matches the mass of one of the precursor ion species.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh

On demand synchronization of information

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for synchronizing document updates. An end-user subscribes to document updates of interest to the end-user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Transposon nucleic acids comprising a calibration sequence for dna sequencing

Transposon nucleic acids comprising a transposon end sequence and a calibration sequence for dna sequencing in the transposon end sequence. In one embodiment, the transposon end sequence is a mu transposon end.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Oy

Bit-level indirection defragmentation

In general, techniques are described for logical defragmenting of a storage device. A controller of a storage device groups sequential logical block addresses of a logical span into a plurality of groups.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

System and data stream fragmentation with scalability

A method of data conditioning is disclosed that in one aspect can include the steps of receiving a data stream, encoding a time code in the data stream to identify a portion of the data stream corresponding to a content fragment, and separating the identified portion of the data stream to define the content fragment, wherein the content fragment comprises the encoded time code.. .
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Methods and apparatus to reduce static and dynamic fragmentation impact on software-defined infrastructure architectures

Techniques for reducing fragmentation in software-defined infrastructures are described. A compute node, including one or more processor circuits, may be configured to access one or more remote resources via a fabric, the compute node may be configured to receive a dynamic tolerated fragmentation for the one or more remote resources.
Intel Corporation

Nucleic acid detection combining amplification with fragmentation

Provided herein are methods and compositions for detection of a nucleic acid target in a sample. The methods and compositions use primer directed amplification in conjunction with nucleic acid fragmentation.
Quest Diagnostics Investments Incorporated

Method and system for recommending dynamic, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled videos

The present disclosure provides a system and method for recommending dynamic, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled videos. The method includes reception of a set of preference data and a set of user authentication data.

Method and system for serving advertisements during streaming of dynamic, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled video

The present disclosure provides a system and method for serving one or more advertisements during streaming of dynamic, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled video. The method includes reception of a set of preference data and a set of user authentication data.

Method and system for navigation between segments of real time, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled video

The present disclosure provides a system and method for enabling navigation to one or more discrete segments of a real time dynamic and adaptive non-linear, non-sequentially assembled video. The method includes reception of a set of preference data associated with a user from a pre-defined selection criteria and a set of user authentication data.

Method and system for sharing of real-time, dynamic, adaptive and non-linearly assembled videos on publisher platforms

The present disclosure provides a method and system for sharing a real time, dynamic, adaptive and non-linearly assembled video on one or more publisher platforms. The method includes collection of a first set of information associated with a publisher platform of the one or more publisher platforms and fetching a set of preference data of the user from the publisher platform in the real time.

Method of charge reduction of electron transfer dissociation product ions

A mass spectrometer is disclosed wherein highly charged fragment ions resulting from electron transfer dissociation fragmentation of parent ions are reduced in charge state within a proton transfer reaction cell by reacting the fragment ions with a neutral superbase reagent gas such as octahydropyrimidolazepine.. .
Micromass Uk Limited

Rapid scanning of wide quadrupole rf windows while toggling fragmentation energy

A sample is ionized using an ion source and the ion beam is received using a tandem mass spectrometer. An m/z range is divided into two or more precursor ion isolation windows.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Method and device for the fragmentation and/or weakening of a piece of material by means of high-voltage discharges

A method for the fragmentation and/or weakening of a piece of material by means of high-voltage discharges includes immersing the piece of material in a process fluid, guiding the material past a matrix formed by a number of high-voltage electrodes, which are supplied with high-voltage pulses. As such, high-voltage disruptive discharges occur through the piece of material whilst same is guided past the matrix.
Seifrag Ag

Differential mobility spectrometry method

Methods and systems are provided herein for varying the cov about a nominal cov-apex while monitoring the ion of interest corresponding to the nominal cov-apex as it is transmitted by a dms. In various aspects, the cov can be swept or stepped across a series of values during the injection of ions into the dms such that a composite spectra of the ion of interest transmitted by the dms (or its product ions following one or more stages of fragmentation) can be generated so as to include the transmission of the particular ion at a cov with optimum sensitivity (i.e., if distinct from the cov-apex), thereby improving the robustness, accuracy, and/or selectivity during experimental conditions relative to known dms techniques, which typically used a fixed cov value for each ion of interest..
Dh Technologies Development Pte Ltd.

Medical dc current generator and bipolar medical implant fragmentation device equipped therewith

The present invention is directed to an endoscopic implant cutting and/or fragmenting apparatus of the bipolar type, operating on direct current, comprising an endoscope instrument having at least two opposing electrodes at its distal instrument head forming a cutting gap inbetween for receiving an electrically conductive implant or implant section to generate punctiform physical contact with the implant, and a dc-impulse generator having or connected to a control device adapted to generate a direct current in a pulsed way being controlled by the control device such that in a first phase of physical contact, the current pulse is adjusted preferably by controlling the current value at the electrodes to induce electric energy into the implant material being sufficient to melt the implant material exclusively in the area of the contact portion and in a second phase of physical noncontact, the current pulse is adjusted preferably by controlling the voltage value at the electrodes to generate an electric arc between at least one electrode and the melted implant material being sufficient to cut the melted implant material.. .
Ovesco Endoscopy Ag

Method of tandem mass spectrometry

A method of tandem mass spectrometry is disclosed. A quasi-continuous stream of ions from an ion source (20) and having a relatively broad range of mass to charge ratio ions is segmented temporally into a plurality of segments.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh

Methods for minimizing fragmentation in ssd within a storage system and devices thereof

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and device that assists with reducing memory fragmentation in solid state devices includes identifying an allocation area within an address range to write data from a cache. Next, the identified allocation area is determined for including previously stored data.
Netapp, Inc.

Armor

The present invention relates to a flexible ballistic armor apparatus for deflecting high velocity firearm, fragmentation, or shrapnel projectiles with a flexible armor unit. The apparatus minimizes the deterioration of the armor when subjected to shock waves or shear forces of a ballistic impact.

Mass spectrometer with bypass of a fragmentation device

A method for analyzing a mixture of components includes forming precursor ions from the components, alternately causing the precursor ions to pass to and to by-pass a fragmentation device, to form product ions from the precursor ions that pass to the device and to form substantially fewer product ions from precursor ions that by-pass the device, and obtaining mass spectra from product ions received from the device and from precursor ions that by-passed the device. An apparatus for analyzing a sample includes an ion source for forming precursor ions from the components of the sample, a fragmentation device for forming product ions from the precursor ions, a by-pass device disposed upstream of the fragmentation device for switchable by-pass of the fragmentation device, and a mass analyzer..
Micromass Uk Limited

Reflectron-electromagnetostatic cell for ecd fragmentation in mass spectrometers

Reflectron-electromagnetostatic cells for use in mass spectrometers are provided herein that cause ion packets to pass through the cell a plurality of times during fragmentation.. .
E-msion, Inc.

Predicting index fragmentation caused by database statements

Systems and techniques for determining a total predicted index fragmentation associated with executing a structured query language statement are described. An execution plan associated with the structured query language statement may be determined.
Quest Software Inc.

Analysis of isomers in tims-q-q-tof mass spectrometers

The invention relates to methods for the detailed analysis of ion mixtures from complex mixtures of organic substances in time-of-flight mass spectrometers which are equipped with a trapped ion mobility spectrometer, a quadrupole mass selector and a fragmentation cell. The invention proposes to analyze ion signals of a first mass mobility map, fragment ion spectra and the identifications of the associated substances as to whether ion mixtures not resolved according to mass and mobility, for example from isomers or isobars, are possibly present, and to subsequently measure the ion signals of interest with method parameters which allow the ion species to be measured separately by means of high mobility resolution..
Bruker Daltonik Gmbh

Method for determining the structure of a macromolecular assembly

A method of determining the structure of a macromolecular assembly (mma) comprises the steps of (a) generating precursor ions of an mma species to be investigated; (b) transporting the mma precursor ions to a fragmentation zone; (c) carrying out pulsed fragmentation of the mma precursor ions in the fragmentation zone; (d) for a first plurality of mma precursor ions, detesting both a spatial distribution of the resultant mma fragment ions, and an m/z distribution of the mma fragment ions; (e) analyzing the spatial and m/z distributions of fragment ions formed from the said first plurality of precursor ions of the mma species to be investigated, to determine the relative positions of those fragment ions within the structure of the precursor mma; and (f) reconstructing the three dimensional (3d) structure of the mma from the analysis of the spatial and m/z distributions of fragment ions.. .
Universiteit Utrecht Holding B.v.

Hydraulic rock fracturing device

A rock fragmentation device and method is provided which includes a shaft and a plurality of expandable members positioned along a length thereof. The shaft has a hollow length therethrough for the passage of a pressurized fluid, and a plurality of feed apertures for delivery of the pressurized fluid to the expandable members.

Bundle of carbon fibers and manufacturing the same

A bundle of carbon fibers has a value a obtained from a nonlinear approximation formula of a stress σ-strain ε curve in a tensile strength test of resin-impregnated strands and an orientation parameter h (%) of crystallites in a wide-angle x-ray diffraction measurement which satisfy a predetermined relational expression, and has tensile strength with a predetermined value or more, and tensile modulus within a predetermined range and a product e×d/w of a ratio d/w of a single-fiber diameter d to a loop width w just before loop fracture evaluated by a single-fiber loop test and a tensile modulus e of the strands has a predetermined value or more, or apparent single-fiber stress has a predetermined value or more when the number of fiber breaks by a single-fiber fragmentation method for a single-fiber composite is 0.30 breaks/mm and when the number of the fiber breaks by the single-fiber fragmentation method for the single-fiber composite is 0.30 breaks/mm, the number of fiber breaks by a double-fiber fragmentation method for the single-fiber composite is within a predetermined range.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.

Biopsy needle design

A biopsy needle assembly includes a mandrel within a cannula, the needle assembly is fired into a target tissue to obtain a tissue sample using a force source imparting movement to the needle assembly. The mandrel and cannula design, and force source characteristics minimize needle deflection, and allow the needle assembly to excise extended length tissue samples.
3dbiopsy, Inc.

Distributed coordination of mesh network configuration updates

In embodiments of distributed coordination of mesh network configuration updates, pending commissioning datasets are managed and distributed to coordinate configuration changes of parameters that control participation in, and secure communication over, a mesh network. Pending network commissioning datasets are managed across fragmentation of the mesh network into multiple partitions and subsequent merging of the fragments to ensure that the most recent updates to pending commissioning datasets are propagated to mesh network devices and that all mesh network devices will receive pending commissioning datasets before the time that the pending commissioning dataset becomes the active commissioning dataset for the mesh network..
Google Inc.

Transmitter defragmentation for data unit fragments

A first medium access control (mac) service data unit (msdu), intended for a communication device of multiple communication devices, is divided into a plurality of fragments. First and second groups of mac protocol data units (mpdus) intended for the multiple communication devices are generated and one or more transceivers are controlled to transmit first and second orthogonal frequency division multiple access data units that include the first and second groups, respectively, to the multiple communication devices.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Methods and systems for selecting ions for ion fragmentation

The present teachings are directed to methods and systems for the selection of ions for subsequent ion fragmentation in the analysis of a sample. Rather than select the most intense subset of precursor ions for further analysis in an attempt to maximize the number of high quality, identifiable ms/ms spectra, in some settings, systems and methods for analyzing and 5 identifying precursor ions for further processing can benefit from a discovery approach in which precursor ions are selected randomly/stochastically..
Dh Technologies Development Pte Ltd.

Computer program product, method, apparatus and data storage system for managing defragmentation in file systems

Aspects of managing defragmentation in a data storage system comprising one or more storage apparatuses and a file system server connected to the one or more storage apparatuses and to one or more host computers are described, comprising: providing free space allocation information; allocating, in response to receiving an update request to update data stored in one or more first storage units of a plurality of storage units, one or more second storage units of the plurality of storage units indicated to be free based on the provided free space allocation information for writing update data of the update request, controlling writing update data to the allocated one or more second storage units, and controlling swapping logical addresses associated with the one or more second storage units with respective logical addresses associated with the one or more first storage units.. .
Hitachi Data Systems Engineering Uk Limited

Tamper-proof electronic packages formed with stressed glass

Tamper-proof electronic packages and fabrication methods are provided which include a glass enclosure enclosing, at least in part, at least one electronic component within a secure volume, and a tamper-respondent detector. The glass enclosure includes stressed glass with a compressively-stressed surface layer, and the tamper-respondent detector monitors, at least in part, the stressed glass to facilitate defining the secure volume.
International Business Machines Corporation

Managing fragmentation configurations

Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications. A recipient device may receive a session initiation request from an originator device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Managing fragmentation configurations

Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications. A recipient device may receive a session initiation request from an originator device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Medical device communication method

A medical device communication method that may be implemented within a variety of medical devices including but not limited to infusion pumps. The method may be implemented with a protocol stack for at least intra-device communication.
Icu Medical, Inc.

Determining causes of external fragmentation of memory

A method of determining causes of external fragmentation in a memory. The method includes collecting information associated with release of an area of the memory by an application, storing the information in the area of the memory, and analyzing the information to determine why the area of the memory has not been reallocated to any application.
International Business Machines Corporation

Memory module, system including the same

In an embodiment of the present disclosure, a memory module may be provided. In an embodiment of the present disclosure, a system may be provided.
Sk Hynix Inc.

Partial reassembly and fragmentation for decapsulation

In one embodiment, a decapsulating network device receives a plurality of encapsulated packet fragments of an original packet, and decapsulates them into respective decapsulated packet fragments. The decapsulating network device caches an inner header of the original packet from one of the decapsulated packet fragments, and in response to caching the inner header, and for each particular decapsulated packet fragment as it is received and decapsulated: prepends the inner header and fragmentation information to the particular decapsulated packet fragment; and forwards the particular decapsulated packet fragment with the prepended inner header and fragmentation information from the decapsulating network device toward a destination of the original packet..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Synthesis of nanoparticles by sonofragmentation of ultra-thin substrates

A method for synthesizing nanoparticles by sonofragmentation includes dispersing ultra-thin substrate units in a solvent chosen for suitability for sonofragmentation of the substrate, forming a suspension; ultrasonicating the suspension for a length of time sufficient to fragment the substrate into nanoparticles that are dispersed in the solvent; and evaporating the solvent. Solvent exchange with a second solvent may be performed.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Cache scoring scheme for a cloud-backed deduplication storage system

Exemplary embodiments relate to cache replacement schemes. Incoming data may be sorted into buckets.

Coarse-grained cache replacement scheme for a cloud-backed deduplication storage system

Exemplary embodiments relate to cache replacement schemes. Incoming data may be sorted into buckets.

Inhibitors of mitochondrial fission and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides peptides and constructs that inhibit mitochondrial fission, and compositions comprising the peptides or constructs. The present disclosure provides methods of reducing abnormal mitochondrial fission in a cell.

High duty cycle ion spectrometer

An ion spectrometer is provided, comprising: an ion source, arranged to generate ions continuously with a first range of mass to charge ratios; and an ion trap, arranged to receive ions from the ion source along an axis, and to eject ions with a second range of mass to charge ratios orthogonally to that axis, the second range of mass to charge ratios being narrower than the first range of mass to charge ratios. In some embodiments, ions generated by the ion source continuously flow into the ion trap.

Lithographic fragmentation technology

A fragmentation pattern is formed on a surface of a warhead using a lithographic process. A photoresistant material is coated on an interior surface of the warhead casing.

Memory management with reduced fragmentation

Various memory management apparatus and methods are disclosed. In one aspect, a method of memory management is provided that includes receiving a data block in a virtual space, sub-dividing the data block into plural sub-blocks of the same size, and mapping the plural sub-blocks to a physical space according to a selected memory mapping efficiency mode..

Mass spectrometry for determining if a mutated variant of a target protein is present in a sample

A method of mass spectrometry is disclosed for determining if a mutated variant of a target protein is present in a sample. The method comprises subjecting the sample to fragmentation so as to cause said target protein to fragment to form second generation fragment ions, and then mass analysing these fragment ions to obtain spectral data.
Micromass Uk Limited

Automated medical test data report, tracking, and patient matching system

An automated medical test data report, tracking, and patient matching system devised to enable secure transmittal of medical test results data over network between a hosting computing apparatus and at least one receiving computing apparatus is provided. Triple tiered security is enabled by action of paired cryptographic keys, sequencing of data by generation of a randomized and securely-shared sequencing order, and fragmentation of data from a data stream into sortable data packets routable to separate and remotely connected partitions by appending a sort code into each data packet collectively prevent compromise of data in transmission over network..

Gas-phase purification for accurate isobaric tag-based quantification

Described herein are mass spectrometry systems and methods which improve the accuracy of isobaric tag-based quantification by alleviating the pervasive problem of precursor interference and co-isolation of impurities through gas-phase purification. During the gas-phase purification, the mass-to-charge ratios of precursor ions within at least a selected range are selectively changed allowing ions having similar unmodified mass-to-charge ratios to be separated before further isolation, fragmentation or analysis..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Bullet-resistant electrical installation

An electrical installation, in particular a transformer, phase shifter or inductor, which includes a fluid-filled tank having side walls, wherein, for protection against bombardment and/or fragmentation effects, the side walls are formed in a bullet-resistant manner and are made of a material having a traction strength of greater than 1000 mpa, or wherein a bullet-resistant reinforcement made of such a material is provided, the outer side of which envelope the side walls.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Garbage collection and defragmentation for solid state drives (ssd) and shingled magnetic recording (smr) drives

Example apparatus and methods provide improved reclamation, garbage collection (gc) and defragmentation (defrag) for data storage devices including solid state drives (ssd) or shingled magnetic recording (smr) drives. An erasure code (ec) layer that facilitates logically or physically erasing data from the ssd or smr as a comprehensive gc or defrag is added to the ssd or smr.
Quantum Corporation

Method for quantifying at least one microorganism group via mass spectrometry

A method for quantifying at least one microorganism group via at least one mass spectrometry analysis. The method includes at least one separation and fragmentation step.
BiomÉrieux

Primer for nucleic acid random fragmentation and nucleic acid random fragmentation method

The present invention provides a primer for nucleic acid random fragmentation and a nucleic acid random fragmentation method. The primer consists of a plurality of upstream random primers and downstream random primers.
Bgi Shenzhen

Fragmentation point and simulation site adjustment for resolution enhancement techniques

A method of performing a resolution enhancement technique such as opc on an initial layout description involves fragmenting a polygon that represents a feature to be created into a number of edge fragments. One or more of the edge fragments is assigned an initial simulation site at which the image intensity is calculated.
Mentor Graphics Corporation

Bullet with controlled fragmentation

A bullet with controlled fragmentation has a core in the form of a generally cylindrical body having a forward end and a rear end and intermediate side portions extending there between, the forward end of the core defining a cavity, a jacket encompassing the rear end and at least selected portions of the sides of the core, the jacket having a sidewall having a first drive band portion having a first wall thickness, and a second portion immediately forward of the drive band portion having a second thickness less than the first thickness, the exterior of the jacket defining a cannelure groove encircling the bullet, and the cannelure groove being positioned forward of the first drive band portion. The drive band may have forward edge defining a step.
Hornady Manufacturing Company

High-strength munitions structures with inherent chemical energy

Munitions structures comprising one or more high strength reactive alloys, in particular reactive bulk metallic glasses, have significant amounts of inherent chemical energy. This energy may be discharged by subjection of the munitions structure to rapid impulsive loading and fragmentation in the presence of oxygen and/or nitrogen.
Washington State University

Rendering apparatus, rendering method and recording medium

A rendering apparatus includes: a fragmentation unit configured to divide a three-dimensional model into a plurality of fragments; a calculation unit configured to calculate first radiance for each of the plurality of fragments, the first radiance being radiance in a direction from each of the plurality of fragments to every other of the plurality of fragments; and a rendering unit configured to calculate second radiance for each fragment visible from a viewpoint among the plurality of fragments based on the first radiance, the second radiance being radiance in a direction from the fragment to the viewpoint, project each fragment visible having the second radiance on a rendering screen relevant to the viewpoint, and generate a rendered image.. .
Nec Corporation

Swap file defragmentation in a hypervisor

Memory data for a virtual machine can be stored in a swap file, which is comprised of storage blocks. A defragmentation procedure can be performed on a thin swap file while the virtual machine is still running.
Vmware, Inc.

Fragmenting projectile having projectile cores made of pb or pb-free materials having fragmentation in steps

The invention relates to fragmenting projectiles. In order that all projectiles of a*waffe*bug projectile type have the same point of impact, i.e., the same projectile weight, the same center of gravity and the same geometry, and that the marksman can set the fragmentation behavior solely by selecting the projectile, fragmenting projectiles having defined fragmentation in steps for the same point of impact, designed as two projectile types, namely as partially fragmenting projectiles or as jacketed projectiles, are proposed, wherein all fragmenting projectiles of a projectile type have the same projectile weight, the same center of gravity, and the same geometry, a fragmentable core is arranged in the front nose region for both projectile types, all fragmentable cores of a projectile type have the same density and differ from each other in the weight of the fragmentable core depending on the fragmentation, and all projectiles of a projectile type having the same weight of the fragmentable core have an identical marking that can be seen or felt from the outside..
Ruag Ammotec Gmbh

Method for genomic profiling of dna 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine

The present invention provides a method for genomic profiling of dna 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, comprising the following steps: (1) dna purification and fragmentation pretreatment: the target dna is extracted and then broken to an average of 50 nucleotides to 10,000 nucleotides in length; (2) the repair of trace amount of dna and the ligation thereof to the adaptor: the pre-treated dna fragments are repaired and ligated with the sequencing adaptor required for the second-generation sequencing, (3) covalently labeling 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, (4) solid-phase enrichment of the labeled dna fragments having cytosine with 5-position modification; (5) the pcr amplification of the solid-phase enriched dna fragments, the pcr product is obtained and purified to obtain a library for the second-generation sequencing, after mapping the sequencing reads to the genome, the distribution map of the cytosine with 5-position modification in the dna sample could be generated. The present invention greatly enhances the selectivity and efficiency of binding of the solid-phase surface with the dna modified base..
Shanghai Epican Genetech Co. Ltd

Graft polymerization initiated on graphitic nanomaterials and their nanocomposite formation

An improved graft polymerization method from general graphitic structures with organic based monomers through the mechanism of reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (raft) polymerization was developed. Organic hybrid nanoma erialls comprising graphitic structures are covalently bonded via chemically reactive groups on the outer walls of the structure, methods for forming the covalently bonded structures to many organic based.
University Of Houston System

Lead-free partial fragmentation bullet with separation mechanism between the rear of the bullet and bullet ogive

The invention relates to a lead-free partial fragmentation bullet comprising a bullet jacket, a rear core compressed therein, and a nose core compressed in the ogive region, wherein the tip core sits on the rear core. In order that the rear core does not separate from the contacting bullet jacket upon striking a target body and to thereby guarantee a sure exit wound out of the target body, a predetermined breaking point is proposed which is arranged between the rear core and the nose core.
Ruag Ammotec Gmbh

Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(halomethylstyrene), derivative thereof, and producing same

[solution] the target novel copolymer can be provided by introducing a functional group, which enables reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (raft) polymerization, to the ω terminal of poly(ethylene glycol) and copolymerizing the resulting poly(ethylene glycol) with a halomethylstyrene.. .

Splicing method and splicing system for http live streaming media fragment

A splicing method and splicing system are described for http live streaming media fragmentation. A splicing device splices data of a transmission stream (ts) fragmentation file referred in an hls sub-index file, to obtain one or more media files, and a modification device modifies the hls sub-index file, and records the media file in which each referred ts fragmentation file lies and location information in the media file in the modified hls sub-index.
Zte Corporation

Managing memory fragmentation in hardware-assisted data compression

Systems, devices, and methods for managing fragmentation in hardware-assisted compression of data in physical computer memory which may result in reduced internal fragmentation. An example computer-implemented method comprises: providing, by a memory management program to compression hardware, a compression command including an address in physical computer memory of data to be compressed and a list of at least two available buffers for storing compressed data; using, by the compression hardware, the address included in the compression command to retrieve uncompressed data; compressing the uncompressed data; and selecting, by the compression hardware, from the list of at least two available buffers, at least two buffers for storing compressed data based on an amount of space that would remain if the compressed data were stored in the at least two buffers, wherein each of the at least two selected buffers differs in size from at least one other of the selected buffers..
Google Inc.

Fragmentation device with increased surface hardness and a producing the same

A method of modifying material properties of a fragmentation device, includes providing a fragmentation device with a first surface, a first section, a second section, a second surface spaced apart from the first surface, a third section, and a fourth section disposed between the first, second, and third sections. The method further includes positioning the fragmentation device within a carbon-rich environment, and absorbing carbon from the carbon-rich environment into the first and second surfaces of the fragmentation device.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Information processing apparatus, wavelength defragmentation method, and non-transitory recording medium recording wavelength defragmentation program

An information processing apparatus, includes: a memory that stores a wavelength defragmentation program; and a processor that performs, based on the wavelength defragmentation program, operations of: selecting an optical line according to a specific sequence in design information to allocate optical lines for respective optical wavelengths within a network; moving a selected optical line to a move-to optical wavelength; stopping, when movement of the selected optical line to the move-to optical wavelength is difficult, a selection of the optical line according to the specific sequence; and selecting a new optical line from optical lines indicated in a priority list.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Tailored nanopost arrays (napa) for laser desorption ioinzation in mass spectrometry

The production and use of semiconducting nanopost arrays made by nanofabrication is described herein. These nanopost arrays (napa) provide improved laser ionization yields and controllable fragmentation with switching or modulation capabilities for mass spectrometric detection and identification of samples deposited on them..
Ut-battelle, Llc

Escrow key fragmentation system

A method of managing access to a key. The method comprises associating the key with an encrypted data object, the key being required to decrypt the data object; generating a number of fragments of the key, the number of fragments corresponding to a number of parties subject to a fragmentation agreement; and encrypting each fragment with a public key corresponding to each of the parties.
Cocoon Data Holdings Pty Limited

Method and installation for imaging a fragmentation pattern formed in a tempered glass panel

A method and installation of inspecting a fragmentation pattern of a tempered glass panel by deflectometry, following a fragmentation test, the method including: (i) positioning the tempered glass panel in contact with a support; (ii) projecting by a display device a structured light pattern on the surface of at least one portion of the tempered glass panel; (iii) capturing an image reflected by the surface of the first portion of the tempered glass panel using an image capture device; and (vi) processing the images to determine the fragmentation pattern by an image processing device.. .
Agc Glass Europe

Cooperative physical defragmentation by a file system and a storage device

A storage system includes a host including a processor and a storage device including a controller and a flash memory unit. The host is configured to read physically fragmented data of a file stored in one or more physical storage regions of the flash memory unit and write the data continuously into other one or more physical regions of the flash memory unit, such that the data are physically defragmented..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Block-level internal fragmentation reduction using a heuristic-based approach to allocate fine-grained blocks

Exemplary embodiments address the problem of disk fragmentation by using the heuristics of write operations to assign block sizes. As write requests are received, a storage system may register a size of the write request.
Netapp, Inc.

Data management system

Disclosed herein is a data management system for storing a plurality of incoming data streams. The data management system utilizes a high speed storage device in combination with an intelligent fifo process to reliably store the incoming data streams to a storage device without fragmentation.
Ezuniverse Inc.

Composite solid state drive identification and optimization technologies

Technologies for an operating system identifying ssd and cssd devices based on a corresponding descriptor, and for optimizing operating system functionalities with respect to the ssd/cssd device. Optimizations include disabling non-ssd/cssd functionalities, such as hdd defragmentation, and by enabling ssd/cssd specific functionalities, such as write optimization storage functionalities..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

A 7xxx alloy for defence applications with a balanced armor piercing fragmentation performance

The remainder substantially aluminum, incidental elements and impurities.. .

Thermoplastic elastomers via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization of triglycerides

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic block copolymer comprising at least one pa block and at least one pb block. The pa block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer a, and the pb block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer b.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

3m Innovative Properties Company

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Clinical trial/patient follow-up platform

A method and system is provided to improve the implementation of clinical trials by improving patient interaction and follow-up, data collection, and information processing in order to lower costs and cycle time of clinical trials. The invention and methods embodied produce a non-biased, more positive experience (easier, efficient) and reduce fragmentation of the follow-up process for clinical trial follow-up for patients and health care providers or trial team who are tasked with follow-up activities and thereby improve the overall follow-up rate and completeness of data collected.

Addition-fragmentation agents

N is 0 or 1.. .

Method of mass spectrometry and a mass spectrometer

The present invention relates to a method of mass spectrometry, an apparatus adapted to perform the method and a mass spectrometer. More particularly, but not exclusively, the present invention relates to a method of mass spectrometry comprising the step of associating parent and fragmentation ions from a sample by measuring the parent and fragmentation ions from two or more different areas of the sample and identifying changes in the number of parent ions between the areas in the sample, and corresponding changes in the number of fragmentation ions between the two areas..
Micromass Uk Limited

Allocating identifiers with minimal fragmentation

In certain embodiments, a system includes one or more memory units and one or more processing units. The memory units store blocks that each include a number of identifiers.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Optical node device, optical network controller, and optical network control method

In an optical network based on a dense wavelength division multiplexing system using a flexible frequency grid, it is difficult to improve the usage efficiency of an optical frequency band owing to the occurrence of fragmentation of the optical frequency band; therefore, an optical network controller according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes an optical frequency region setting means for dividing an optical frequency band used in an optical network based on a dense wavelength division multiplexing system using a flexible frequency grid, and setting a plurality of optical frequency regions; and an optical path setting means for setting optical paths having a common attribute in at least one of the plurality of optical frequency regions.. .
Nec Corporation

Increasing thread payload for 3d pipeline with wider simd execution width

Reducing simd fragmentation for simd execution widths of 32 or even 64 channels in a single hardware thread leads to better eu utilization. Increasing simd execution widths to 32 or 64 channels per thread, enables handling more vertices, patches, primitives and triangles per eu hardware thread.

Copying garbage collector for b+ trees under multi-version concurrency control

Structures and processes for garbage collection of search trees under multi-version concurrency control (mvcc). Such search trees may be used to store data within a distributed storage system.
Emc Corporation

Log fragmentation method and apparatus

A log fragmentation method is disclosed. A slave database server receives a first log sent by a master database server, wherein the first log includes a data table identifier and match identifier.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Compressed data layout with variable group size

The embodiments described herein relate to managing compressed data to optimize file compression. A compression is performed on a first set of data to create a first set of compressed data partitions in a compression group.
International Business Machines Corporation

Longitudinally sectioned firearms projectiles

The present invention relates to longitudinally sectioned bullets and methods that pertain to a penetrable projectile structured to be discharged from a firearm and comprising at least two separable and penetrable, non-fused individual longitudinal body sections and at least one exterior binding element, including at the frontal region of said penetrable projectile, that holds the at least two non-fused individual longitudinal body sections together until they rupture inside of a target, thereby causing the penetrable individual longitudinal body sections to separate away from each other inside of the target as the projectile penetrates the target. The penetrable projectile is thus capable of controlled fragmentation against a soft target, and is optionally adapted to deliver at least one supplemental payload to a target to further damage said target..

Gc-tof ms with improved detection limit

For improving sensitivity, dynamic range, and specificity of gc-ms analysis there are disclosed embodiments of novel apparatuses based on improved characteristics of semi-open source with electron impact ionization, providing much higher brightness compared to known open ei sources. In an implementation, the source becomes compatible with multi-reflecting tof analyzers for higher resolution analysis for improving detection limit.
Leco Corporation

Methods and tandem collision-induced dissociation cells

A method for operating a mass spectrometer so as to detect or quantify analytes, comprises: (a) identifying a selected-reaction-monitoring (srm) transition to be used for each respective analyte; (b) determining a time duration required for a fragmentation reaction corresponding to each identified transition to proceed to a threshold percentage of completion; and (c) for each analyte, performing the steps of (i) isolating ions corresponding to a precursor-ion mass-to-charge (m/z) ratio of the respective transition; (ii) fragmenting the respective isolated ions in one of two fragmentation cells or fragmentation cell portions; and (ii) mass analyzing for fragment ions corresponding to a product-ion m/z ratio of the respective transition, wherein, for each analyte, the fragmentation cell or fragmentation cell portion that is used for fragmenting the isolated ions is determined from the time duration determined for the respective analyte.. .
Thermo Finnigan Llc

Provision of information about fragmentation of file on sequential access medium

A mechanism is provided for providing information about fragmentation of a file on a sequential access medium by a computer system is disclosed. An actual time for reading the file recorded on the sequential access medium is estimated based on a physical position of the file.
International Business Machines Corporation

Green energy mine defeat system

A system of fragmentation protection is disclosed having additional synergistic shockwave protection and reaction characteristics. The methods include applications to vehicles, chassis, frames and robots where a shell, containment guard or barrier system is needed.

Genetic copy number determination using high throughput multiplex sequencing of smashed nucleotides

The present invention, smash (short multiply aggregated sequence homologies), is a technique designed to pack multiple independent mappings into every read. Specifically, the invention relates to a composition comprising a first mixture of different chimeric genomic nucleic acid fragments, wherein each different fragment in the mixture comprises randomly ligated dna segments, wherein each dna segment in the fragment is a nucleic acid molecule at least 27 base pairs in length resulting from random fragmentation of a single genome.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Omega-functionalized polymers, junction-functionalized block copolymers, polymer bioconjugates, and radical chain extension polymerization

Polymeric compounds having spatially controlled bioconjugation sites are described. Functionalization is achieved by selective ω-terminal chain extension of polymer chains by radical polymerization, such as reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (raft) polymerization..

Ion mobility spectrometry data directed acquisition

A method of analysing ions, comprising performing an initial multidimensional survey scan comprising separating parent ions according to a first physico-chemical property and separating said parent ions according to a second physico-chemical property, producing a two-dimensional data set comprising data corresponding to said first physico-chemical property and data corresponding to said second physico-chemical property, identifying one or more target ion species of interest and determining a mode of operation of a mass spectrometer for said target ion species of interest using data relating to said target ion species of interest in said two-dimensional data set, wherein said mode of operation comprises the location of fragmentation of said target ions of interest.. .
Micromass Uk Limited

Reducing defragmentation in a multi-grained writeback cache

In one embodiment, a system includes a cache storage device and a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor. The logic is configured to select a cache block descriptor (cbd) from amongst a plurality of cbds, the selected cbd including indications of being fragmented in the cache storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for removing undesirable material within a circulatory system

The present invention relates generally to improved systems and methods for removing undesirable material residing in vessels. More specifically, the present invention relates to systems and methods for using at least one cannula to remove to remove substantially en bloc, from a site of obstruction or interest, undesirable material without fragmentation and without excessive fluid loss..
Angiodynamics, Inc.

Method and controlling message over heterogeneous network

Disclosed is a method for controlling a message over a heterogeneous network. The method includes receiving a first message from a first network, generating a plurality of second messages (a “plurality of fragmented messages”) each header including an arbitration field by performing fragmentation on the first message, and increasing priority of at least one remaining fragmented message by controlling the arbitration field of the at least one remaining fragmented message if the transmission of a first fragmented message over a second network is successful.
Korea Electronics Technology Institute

Memory allocation buffer for reduction of heap fragmentation

Systems and methods of a memory allocation buffer to reduce heap fragmentation. In one embodiment, the memory allocation buffer structures a memory arena dedicated to a target region that is one of a plurality of regions in a server in a database cluster such as an hbase cluster.
Cloudera, Inc.

Fast method to analyse blood samples for the identification of hemoglobin variants using electron transfer dissociation

A method of screening or testing a sample is disclosed that comprises ionising a native human hemoglobin sample to generate parent or precursor ions, subjecting the parent or precursor ions to electron transfer dissociation fragmentation so as to generate a plurality of fragment ions, mass analysing the fragment ions and determining whether or not the fragment ions include fragment ions which are indicative of a variant of hemoglobin.. .
Micromass Uk Limited

System and femto-fragmentation of a crystalline lens

A system and method for performing a femto-fragmentation procedure on tissue in the crystalline lens of an eye requires that a laser beam be directed and focused to a focal point in the crystalline lens of the eye. The focal point is then guided, relative to an axis defined by the eye, to create a segment cluster by causing laser induced optical breakdown (liob) of tissue in the crystalline lens.
Technolas Perfect Vision Gmbh

Method of identifying precursor ions

A method of mass spectrometry is disclosed comprising mass selectively transmitting precursor ions from a mass analyser into a fragmentation or reaction device, wherein the mass to charge ratios of the ions transmitted varies with time; fragmenting the precursor ions in the fragmentation or reaction device so as to produce fragment or product ions; mass analysing the fragment or product ions; determining the start and end times at which a first fragment or product ion is detected; using said start and end times to determine the start and end times at which a precursor ion of said first fragment or product ion is transmitted by said mass analyser; and using the start and end times at which the precursor ion is transmitted by said mass analyser to determine a mass to charge ratio of said precursor ion. The present invention enables precursor ion peaks to be resolved from the fragment data even when a low resolution mass analyser is used to analyse the precursor ions..
Micromass Uk Limited

Intelligent target-based acquisition

A method of mass spectrometry comprises ionising a sample eluting from a separation device in order to generate a plurality of parent ions. The method further comprises generating a target list of ions, which includes a predicted mass to charge ratio, a predicted chromatographic retention or elution time, and a predicted ion mobility drift time, derived from a model.
Waters Technologies Corporation

Smart spacing allocation

A method, system and computer program product for allocating parking spaces for vehicles in a parking area. In one embodiment, the invention provides a system comprising a sensor system for generating output representing measurements of vehicles in the parking area, a marking system for identifying parking spaces in the parking area, and a controller for calculating parking spaces for vehicles.
International Business Machines Corporation

Shifting a defrag operation in a mirrored system

A computer system for defragmenting volumes in a mirrored system is provided. The computer system includes program instructions for suspending one or more updates from being mirrored from a first set of tracks on a first server to a second set of tracks on a second server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus and system to counter drones using semi-guided fragmentation rounds

A battlefield weapon system is proposed to counter the threat posed by small drones. The system uses a standard .50 caliber machine gun firing explosive rounds, to create a flak bombardment to bring down the drone.

Cryptographic program diversification

A device has an installed cryptographic program that performs cryptographic operations in dependence upon a received diversification value. The diversification value is generated by an obfuscated personalisation program installed in the device and is dependent upon a personalisation input to the personalisation program.
Trustonic Limited

System and in-place data writes to reduce fragmentation in a multidimensional database environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for use with a multidimensional database computing environment. Particularly, a system and method are described for performing in-place data writes to a data storage medium associated with the multidimensional database computing environment.
Oracle International Corporation

Improvements to eukaryotic transposase mutants and transposon end compositions for modifying nucleic acids and methods for production and use in the generation of sequencing libraries

Hyperactive hermes transposase mutants and genes encoding them are disclosed. These transposases are easily purified in large quantity after expression in bacteria.
The Johns Hopkins University

Structural elucidation of intact heavy molecules and molecular complexes in mass spectrometers

The invention relates to mass spectrometric analyses of heavy molecules and molecular complexes having molecular weights sometimes well above 100,000 daltons, by collision treatment in linear rf multipole collision cells. A mixture of at least one light collision gas (<40 daltons) and at least one heavy collision gas (>80 daltons) is provided in a linear rf collision cell.
Bruker Daltonik Gmbh

Fragmentation for rapid data visualization

Systems and methods are provided for fragmentation. A dataset including data records is received.
Sap Se

Limiting dataset cardinality for rapid data visualization

Systems and methods are provided for limiting cardinality of large datasets. A query is received from a client device.
Sap Se

Shifting a defrag operation in a mirrored system

A computer program product for defragmenting volumes in a mirrored system is provided. The computer program product includes program instructions for suspending one or more updates from being mirrored from a first set of tracks on a first server to a second set of tracks on a second server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Passive optical network (pon) supporting fragmentation function of media access control (mac) frame

An optical line terminal (olt) and an optical network unit (onu) configured to generate a plurality of fragments by fragmenting a media access control (mac) frame and to transmit the plurality of generated fragments, when a length of the mac frame is greater than or equal to a maximum transmission unit (mtu).. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Adaptive private network with path maximum transmission unit (mtu) discovery process

Systems and techniques are described for a path maximum transmission unit (mtu) discovery method that allows the sender of ip packets to discover the mtu of packets that it is sending over a conduit to a given destination. The mtu is the largest packet that can be sent through the network along a path without requiring fragmentation.
Talari Networks Incorporated

Methods of analyte derivatization and enhanced soft ionization

Methods of analyte derivatization and soft ionization are provided. The methods include contacting a sample including an analyte with a derivatization agent to produce a modified analyte including a pseudo-molecular analyte group and a leaving group connected via a fragmentable bond; and selectively breaking the fragmentable bond under soft ionization conditions to produce a predominant first fragmentation product including the pseudo-molecular analyte group and a second fragmentation product including the leaving group.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Method of producing double-doped scintillation crystal

A method of producing a double-doped scintillation crystal is provided. Czochralski method is used to grow a double-doped single crystal boule.
National Sun Yat-sen University

Phacofragmentation and phacoaspiration tip

Description of a phacofragmentation and phacoaspiration tip used in cataract surgery prepared for insertion of its distal end into any of the corneal incisions made for the fragmentation and aspiration of the lens. The tip is made up by an internally hollow cannular body that comprises a proximal portion for connection to any type of handle.

Flow control with network named fragments

One embodiment provides a system that facilitates efficient and secure flow control based on a fragmentation protocol. During operation, the system receives, by an intermediate node, a first fragment which is a fragment of a content object that is fragmented into a plurality of fragments, wherein the plurality of fragments includes at least one named fragment, which indicates a name associated with the content object, the name being a hierarchically structured variable-length identifier that comprises contiguous name components ordered from a most general level to a most specific level.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Systems and methods for rapidly screening samples by mass spectrometry

Systems and methods are used to rapidly screening samples. A fast sample introduction device that is non-chromatographic is instructed to supply each sample of a plurality samples to a tandem mass spectrometer using a processor.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

Electronic device and analyzing fragmentation of electronic device

Disclosed is a method of analyzing fragmentation of an electronic device, which comprises: receiving information on at least one allocation unit of a memory; and calculating fragmentation ratio information on the basis of the received information on at least one allocation unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Magnetic ammunition for air guns and biodegradable magnetic ammunition for airguns

A round for a magnetically chambered air gun has a magnetically influenced portion and a non-magnetically responsive portion, as well as an exterior shell and an interior. The interior may be hollow, solid, or filled with liquid.

Hybrid acquisition method incorporating multiple dissociation techniques

A method is disclosed wherein parent or precursor ions are fragmented or reacted according to a first fragmentation or reaction mode, and when an ion of interest is detected the method then temporarily switches to a second mode of fragmentation or reaction. This enables a full un-biased ms/ms data set to be provided over a wide mass to charge ratio range with high-duty cycle, together with complementary detailed fragment data of interest, in a single experimental run or acquisition..
Micromass Uk Limited

Immobilized transposase complexes for dna fragmentation and tagging

The present invention provides a simple and rapid method for preparing purified transposase complexes that are highly suited for fragmenting dna. The method includes forming transposase complexes with oligonucleotide adapters in cell lysate, then purifying the complexes from the other substance in the cell lysate.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Stone extraction and fragmentation device

A stone extraction fragmentation device of the present invention include: a stone extraction operation section having a first main body and a gripping section; and a fragmentation operation section having a second main body, a moving body which is capable of being connected with the first main body, and a rotating knob which is configured to move the moving body with respect to the second main body, wherein the moving body is configured to move the first main body in a direction away from the second main body by rotation of the rotating knob.. .
Olympus Corporation

Optical node device, optical network controller, and optical network control method

In an optical network based on a dense wavelength division multiplexing system using a flexible frequency grid, it is difficult to improve the usage efficiency of an optical frequency band owing to the occurrence of fragmentation of the optical frequency band; therefore, an optical network controller according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes an optical frequency region setting means for setting a plurality of optical frequency regions in an optical frequency band used in an optical network based on a dense wavelength division multiplexing system using a flexible frequency grid; an optical path setting means for setting optical paths having a common attribute in at least one of the plurality of optical frequency regions; and an optical frequency region control means for changing an optical frequency width of the optical frequency region, and instructing the optical frequency region setting means to reconfigure, as the plurality of optical frequency regions, a plurality of optical frequency reconfigured regions each of which having the optical frequency width after having been changed.. .
Nec Corporation

Snap fit assembly for a ruggedized multi-section structure with selective embrittlement or case hardening

Apparatus and methods associated with an enclosure or structure including two sections that are adapted with a snap-fit interlocking structure. Various embodiments of the enclosure or structures are formed with various case hardening or embrittlement processes to increase embrittlement or hardness of the enclosure or structure so as to create a structure or enclosure which has a desired fragmentation capacity while still maintaining sufficient material properties to permit snap-fit insertion of one section into another section and withstand substantial impacts.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Antenna buffer management for downlink physical layer

A method and system for managing a transmission buffer memory at a base station in a wireless communication system, the base station having a plurality of cells, the memory being circular and shared among the cells so that memory fragmentation when cells are removed or added is avoided.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Content storage and identification

Content intended for delivery to one or more consuming users may be recorded by a content distribution system. The recording or archival of the content may allow users to retrieve the content at a later time without providing specific instructions to record the content.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Method of localizing lipid double bonds

A method of mass spectrometry for analysing lipids and similar biological molecules is disclosed. The lipid molecules may be ionised to form a plurality of lipid parent ions and subjected to photon-induced fragmentation to form a plurality of fragment or product ions.
Micromass Uk Limited

Systems and methods for targeted top down discovery

A system for analyzing a sample includes a chromatographic device, a mass resolving device, and a data processor. The chromatographic device is configured to separate components of the sample using a chromatographic column.
Thermo Finnigan Llc

Dna amplification and sequencing using dna molecules generated by random fragmentation

The present invention is directed to methods to prepare a dna molecule or a plurality of dna molecules by random fragmentation. In some embodiments, the present invention regards preparing a template for dna sequencing by random fragmentation.
Rubicon Genomics, Inc.

Cleaning operating the cleaning system

The application relates to a cleaning system configured for cleaning of cavities filled with a liquid, including fragmentation, debridement, material removal, irrigation, disinfection, and decontamination. The cleaning system includes an electromagnetic radiation system and a liquid.
Fotona D.o.o

Methods and systems of garbage collection and defragmentation in a distributed database

In one aspect, a computerized-method of a distributed database includes the step of providing a first data partition with a set of data. The method includes the step of providing a second data partition with a replica of the first set of data.

Analysis of fragmentation patterns of cell-free dna

Factors affecting the fragmentation pattern of cell-free dna (e.g., plasma dna) and the applications, including those in molecular diagnostics, of the analysis of cell-free dna fragmentation patterns are described. Various applications can use a property of a fragmentation pattern to determine a proportional contribution of a particular tissue type, to determine a genotype of a particular tissue type (e.g., fetal tissue in a maternal sample or tumor tissue in a sample from a cancer patient), and/or to identify preferred ending positions for a particular tissue type, which may then be used to determine a proportional contribution of a particular tissue type..
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong

Shifting a defrag operation in a mirrored system

A method for defragmenting volumes in a mirrored system. The method includes determining that a defragmentation process has been performed on a second server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Ballistic cover system

A ballistic cover system that embodies a novel ballistic blanket and method for containing energy and fragmentation projected during a supercharged engine explosion is provided. The ballistic cover system enables the ballistic blanket to react to the engine explosion, positioning itself from a racing configuration to a ballistic configuration.

Expandable tip assembly for thrombus management

Systems, methods, and devices for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke that provide immediate blood flow restoration to a vessel occluded by a clot and, after reestablishing blood flow, address the clot itself. Immediate blood flow restoration advantageously can facilitate natural lysis of the clot and also can reduce or obviate the concern for distal embolization due to fragmentation of the clot.
Covidien Lp

System and measuring tilt in the crystalline lens for laser phaco fragmentation

B) determining an intersection of lines ray traced back from the identified arcs with a known position of a section of space containing the section of light that generated the obtained multiple sectional images, wherein the intersection defines a three-dimensional arc curve. The method further including reconstructing three-dimensional shapes of the cornea surfaces and the lens surfaces based on fitting the three-dimensional arc curve to a three-dimensional shape..

Fragmentation of service data units in a high-efficiency wireless local-area network

Apparatuses, methods, and computer readable media are disclosed for fragmentation of media access control service data units (msdu) in a high-efficiency wireless local-area network. An apparatus of a access point or station comprising memory and processing circuitry coupled to the memory is disclosed.

Computer program product, method, apparatus and data storage system for controlling write operations in the data storage system

The data storage system includes one or more storage apparatuses and a file system server connected to the one or more storage apparatuses and to one or more host computers. Write operations are controlled by providing a free space object which stores a plurality of indicators, each indicator being associated with one of a plurality of storage units for storing data units in the one or more storage apparatuses and each indicator indicating whether the associated storage unit is free or used, executing a read-ahead examination which comprises examining a set of indicators of the free space object for identifying one or more used storage units associated with indicators of the set, in particular for observing a fragmentation status of the storage units associated with the indicators of the set, and executing an allocation examination which comprises examining one or more indicators..
Hitachi Data Systems Engineering Uk Limited

Acoustic source fragmentation system for breaking ground material

A system for fragmenting material includes an energy source, an acoustic transmitter coupled to the energy source and having a unit acoustic source configured to emit an acoustic wave through a volume of ground material, a signal reflecting device, and a controller configured to engage the acoustic transmitter such that the unit acoustic source emits an acoustic locating wave toward the signal reflecting device. The controller is configured to engage the acoustic transmitter such that the unit acoustic source emits the acoustic wave toward a target location, and the acoustic wave is configured to fracture the volume of ground material at the target location..
Elwha Llc

System and improved data maintenance in a flash drive

Systems and method provide for the writing of a data block and corresponding metadata block to a storage location. Metadata and data block are encoded separately.
Tidal Systems, Inc.

Method for controlled dna fragmentation

A composition and method for controlled in vitro fragmentation of nucleic acids. A transposase forms catalytically active complexes with a modified transposon end that contains within its end sequence degenerate, apurinic/apyrimidinic sites, nicks, or nucleotide gaps, to fragment or shear a target nucleic acid sample in a controlled process.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics Uab

Counter current liquid gas evaporation and condensation apparatus with fragmentation plates

A method and apparatus for purifying a fluid are disclosed. An evaporation unit and a condensing unit are employed.
Solaquagen International Limited

System architecture and guaranteeing network information security

Disclosed is a system architecture and method for guaranteeing network information security, the system architecture including the internet, a program fragmentation processing unit and an authentication unit. The method includes: acquiring a first set and a second set of 13-bit decimal data, judging whether the data is in line with ean13 and serial number coding principles, if yes, encrypting the two sets of data, to generate a third set of data, obtaining three sets of data codes and using them as new ip addresses, upon program fragmentation processing on the new ip addresses, an authentication center decrypting the three sets of data, if a computation result is “0”, transmitting information to a target user, that is, an interviewee, after encryption of the three sets of data, and storing three sets of data codes divided into three lines, used for network addressing..

Cloud computing systems

A multi-tier cloud-metering framework for metering cloud resources is presented. The proposed framework is capable of relating metering indicator of distributed resources contributing to the same application and located at different architectural levels.
The American University In Cairo

Tempered glass sheet

To provide a tempered glass sheet having a thickness of from 1.8 to less than 2.5 mm, which is capable of satisfying the fragmentation quality and impact strength quality required for windowpanes for automobiles. A tempered glass sheet having a first surface, a second surface opposed to the first surface and a side surface connecting the first and second surfaces, and having a thickness of from 1.8 to less than 2.5 mm, wherein at the first surface, the average value of the surface compressive stress is within a range of from 100 to 160 mpa, and the average value of the surface strength is within a range of from 220 to 400 mpa..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Sub-nanosecond laser cataract surgery system

Systems and methods for fragmenting a lens by a laser cataract surgery system includes a sub-nanosecond laser source generating a treatment beam that includes a plurality of laser beam pulses. An optical delivery system is coupled to the sub-nanosecond laser source to receive and direct the treatment beam.
Optimedica Corporation