US Pat. No. 9,472,110

AIRCRAFT TAXI PATH GUIDANCE AND DISPLAY

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11. A method for displaying aircraft taxi path guidance for an aircraft, the method comprising:
obtaining aircraft status data comprising heading data, steering angle and differential speed of main landing gear;
obtaining airport feature data;
determining, based on at least the aircraft status data and airport feature data, a trend line that represents an aircraft
predicted taxi path of the aircraft;

wherein a surface area within the airport in which the aircraft may safely travel comprises an airport active surface area,
determining if the aircraft predicted taxi path enters a shoulder of an airport active surface area within a predetermined
distance threshold;

generating corrective action associated with an excursion when it is determined that the aircraft predicted taxi path enters
the shoulder of the airport active surface area within the predetermined distance threshold, wherein the corrective action
is based on the differential speed of the main landing gear; and

displaying, on a display unit, symbology that is graphically representative of the corrective action and symbology graphically
representative of the aircraft predicted taxi path.

US Pat. No. 9,246,335

FUEL EFFICIENCY OPTIMIZATION FOR MICROGRID SYSTEMS EMPLOYING MULTIPLE GENERATORS

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1. A system designed to optimize fuel efficiency of a power grid, the system comprising:
a set of controllable generators designed to supply power to the power grid, each generator in the set being associated with
a controller;

a set of loads designed to draw power from the power grid;
a set of data, control and power distribution components connecting the various system elements and subsystems; and
a microgrid control system including a single system controller communicating with each of said controllers and designed to
analyze and control generator engine torques on a system wide basis, based at least partly on microgrid monitored system loading
and to manage system operation and specifically to provide a continuously variable load assignment capability for the set
of controllable generators based at least partly on the power requirements of the set of loads;

wherein the system controller is configured to invoke a gain scheduler to change a control loop gain when a load share is
determined to be unstable thereby making the power grid a self-configuring, auto-tuning grid.

US Pat. No. 9,057,401

HIGH STRENGTH FOIL JOURNAL BEARING RETAINER

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1. An apparatus forming a foil journal bearing comprising:
a retainer member having an inner surface that defines an opening, said opening configured to receive a rotatable member;
a top foil trailing edge tab slot extending into said retainer member;
a top foil leading edge tab slot extending into said retainer member;
a top foil having a trailing edge tab and a leading edge tab;
wherein the trailing edge tab is disposed in the trailing edge tab slot;
wherein the leading edge tab is disposed in the leading edge tab slot;
a backup support structure positioned between and at least partially defined by said top foil trailing edge tab slot and said
top foil leading edge tab slot, and said backup support structure integral to said retainer member;

whereupon, in the absence of rotation of the rotatable member, the trailing edge tab is not in contact with the backup support;
whereupon, during rotation of the rotatable member, the trailing edge tab is urged into contact with the backup support.

US Pat. No. 9,182,022

BALL SCREW ACTUATOR INCLUDING A STOP WITH AN INTEGRAL GUIDE

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1. An actuator, comprising:
a housing assembly;
a ball nut rotationally mounted in the housing assembly, the ball nut adapted to receive an input torque and configured, upon
receipt thereof, to rotate and supply a drive force;

a ball screw mounted within the housing assembly and extending through the ball nut, the ball screw having a first end and
a second end, and coupled to receive the drive force from the ball nut, the ball screw configured, upon receipt of the drive
force, to selectively translate between a stow position and a deploy position; and

a ball screw stop mounted on the ball screw to translate therewith, the ball screw stop (i) selectively engaging the housing
assembly while the ball screw is translating between the stow position and deploy position and (ii) engaging the ball nut
when the ball screw is in the deploy position,

wherein the ball screw stop comprises:
a stop structure mounted directly on the ball screw, the stop structure having a first end, a second end, and an outer surface;
a guide structure mounted directly on and surrounding at least a portion of the outer surface of the stop structure, and
a fastener extending through the stop structure, the guide structure, and the ball screw.

US Pat. No. 9,107,304

FABRICATION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURES

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1. A method of fabricating components for a three-dimensional circuit structure, the method comprising:
providing a first printed circuit board (PCB) having a top surface, an opposing bottom surface, a first height, and an end
section;

forming a first angled channel in the top surface at the end section of the first PCB, wherein the first angled channel extends
to an edge of the end section and divides the end section into a first end portion and a second end portion;

removing PCB material from the top surface at the first end portion to form a first support member having an upper surface
at a preselected distance below the top surface;

forming a second angled channel in the bottom surface at the end section of the first PCB, wherein the second angled channel
extends to the edge of the end section and is adjacent to the first support member; and

removing PCB material from the bottom surface at the second end portion to form a second support member having an upper surface
that is contiguous with the top surface of the first PCB, wherein a ramp portion extends between the first support member
and the second support member, the ramp portion having a first size and shape.

US Pat. No. 9,485,344

PERSONALIZING INTERACTION WITH A STRUCTURE

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1. A method for personalizing interaction with a structure, comprising:
determining a comfort preference associated with a user of a mobile device corresponding to a particular location with respect
to a structure based on at least one user adjustment made to at least one system device of the structure during a user interaction
with the at least one system device;

storing the comfort preference in a memory; and
modifying an operation of the at least one system device in the structure to provide the comfort preference responsive to
a distance between the mobile device and the particular location being less than a particular threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,075,863

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING BUSINESS OBJECTS

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1. A method for managing business objects, the method including:
receiving, from a client terminal, data indicative of a page call-up request;
identifying a business object by querying a cache of basic business object data maintained in the business layer for identifying
the business object associated with the page call-up request, the identifying a business object performed using a processor
to execute instructions;

loading, from a database to a business layer, wherein the database is separate from the business layer, substantive data for
the business object, wherein the substantive data for the business object includes:

one or more properties for the business object that define a relationship between the business object and the database;
one or more business rules for the business object that define operation of the business object;
one or more permissions for the business object that define rules for determining whether the client terminal has permission
to change personal information of a cardholder; and

one or more methods performed by the business object;
instantiating the business object, via the business layer, based on the substantive data;
modifying the business object, wherein the modification includes adding one or more properties to the business object or deleting
one or more properties from the business object;

loading the business object from the database to the business layer based on the modification when the business object is
next instantiated;

performing a page layout procedure for a page that communicates with the business object; and
providing, in response to the page call-up request, page data for rendering at the client terminal, wherein the page data
allows the client terminal to interface with the business object.

US Pat. No. 9,065,813

ADAPTER DEVICE FOR COUPLING AN INDUSTRIAL FIELD INSTRUMENT TO AN INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS NETWORK AND RELATED SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A method comprising:
coupling an adapter device to a field instrument in an industrial control system to provide a wireless communication capability
to the field instrument;

receiving information from the field instrument in a HART-based protocol native to the field instrument;
translating, by the adapter device, the information from the HART-based protocol into an International Society of Automation
(ISA) 100.11a protocol native to an industrial wireless network;

transmitting the information in the ISA 100.11a protocol to at least one other device over the industrial wireless network;
sending a unique identifier for the field instrument to the at least one other device; and
negotiating a scheduled communication with the at least one other device over the industrial wireless network;
wherein the adapter device and the field instrument are configured and provisioned onto the industrial wireless network in
order to communicate with at least one of a field router and a backbone router in the industrial wireless network.

US Pat. No. 9,163,156

BUTYL RUBBER CONVERSION TO DISPERSION AND BUTYL RUBBER DIPPED GLOVE

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1. A method of preparing a coating agent consisting of the steps in the following sequential order: a) dissolving dry butyl
rubber in an organic solvent to produce a butyl rubber solution; b) adding water and at least one surfactant to said butyl
rubber solution; c) mixing water, said at least one surfactant and said butyl rubber solution to obtain a desired particle
size; d) removing said organic solvent under vacuum and temperature of between 120° F. and 900° F. to produce a butyl rubber
dispersion; e) creaming said butyl rubber dispersion to obtain a desired solids content, wherein said desired solids content
is between 5% and 55% by weight, based on the total weight of said butyl rubber dispersion; f) adding at least one curing
agent and/or at least one pigment to said butyl rubber dispersion, wherein said at least one curing agent is selected from
the group consisting of sulfur, sulfur donors and peroxides and wherein said at least one pigment is selected from the group
consisting of calcium carbonate, carbon black, clays or other organic and inorganic pigments and dyes; and g) mixing said
at least one curing agent and/or at least one pigment with said butyl rubber dispersion.

US Pat. No. 9,138,918

AEROGEL-BASED MOLD FOR MEMS FABRICATION AND FORMATION THEREOF

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14. A method of fabricating a microelectromechanical structure, the method comprising:
providing a substrate having an aerogel-based layer over a portion of the substrate, wherein the aerogel-based layer comprises
an aerogel that is at least about 90% gas by volume and having a thickness less than about 1 mm;

writing a structural feature in the aerogel-based layer, the structural feature having a surface contour that is substantially
the same as a surface contour of at least a part of a microelectromechanical feature;

depositing a dense material layer over the aerogel-based layer to form at least part of the microelectromechanical feature,
wherein a portion of the dense material layer is directly attached to another portion of the substrate; and

removing the aerogel-based layer.

US Pat. No. 9,126,894

ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS, AND GAS SENSOR AND FUEL CELL DEVICES COMPRISING SAME

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1. An electrochemical gas sensor assembly comprising:
a housing;
a first and a second electrode positioned within the housing;
a substantially solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte contained within the housing in electrical contact with the electrodes;
and

a gas access port,
wherein the substantially solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte comprises methyl-octyl-imidazolium-chloride, or butyl-methyl-imidazolium-bis-trifluoromethane-sulfonimide,
or mixtures thereof,

wherein the substantially solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte is substantially free of additives
wherein the substantially solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte is weight-stable after remaining 5 days at a temperature
of 80° C.

US Pat. No. 9,182,584

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EVALUATING STARE-TIME BY A POINTING SYSTEM

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1. A method for evaluating performance of a pointing system mounted on a platform comprising:
specifying a time period for evaluation;
simulating movement of selected celestial bodies during the time period with a processor;
simulating movement of the platform on a non-orbiting path during the time period with the processor;
simulating pointing the pointing system in each celestial direction during the time period with the processor;
calculating stare-time in each celestial direction uninterrupted by the selected celestial bodies and the platform during
the time period with the processor; and

controlling pointing of the pointing system with a control device based on the stare-time calculated with the processor.

US Pat. No. 9,164,170

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOTILTING A GROUND-MAPPING RADAR

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1. A method comprising:
at a processor,
receiving height, position, and orientation information of a host aircraft;
defining a desired terrain area to be mapped based on the received height, position, and orientation information of the host
aircraft;

retrieving terrain elevation data from a memory device for the desired terrain area to be mapped; and
calculating at least one tilt angle for a ground-mapping radar function based on the retrieved terrain elevation data for
the desired terrain area to be mapped and the height, position, and orientation information of the host aircraft; and

at a radar tilt system coupled to a ground-mapping antenna, moving the ground-mapping antenna based on the calculated at least
one tilt angle.

US Pat. No. 9,112,462

VARIABLE-GAIN DUAL-OUTPUT TRANSCONDUCTANCE AMPLIFIER-BASED INSTRUMENTATION AMPLIFIERS

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1. A variable-gain instrumentation amplifier comprising:
a first dual-output transconductance amplifier (DOTA) configured to receive a first input voltage;
a second DOTA configured to receive a second input voltage;
a first resistive element connected between the first and second DOTAs;
an amplifier comprising an inverting input, the amplifier being connected to the second DOTA output at the inverting input;
and

a second resistive element configured to connect the second DOTA and the inverting input to an output of the amplifier,
wherein at least one of the resistive elements comprises a variable resistive element,
wherein the first resistive element comprises two potentiometers.

US Pat. No. 9,432,807

SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH AUTOMATIC RADIUS CROSSING NOTIFICATION FOR GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TRACKER

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1. A method comprising:
a tracker device receiving first user input requesting a dynamic creation of a first geo-fence;
the tracker device receiving second user input identifying a distance of a radius of the first geo-fence after receiving the
first user input requesting the dynamic creation of the geo-fence;

responsive to the received first and second user inputs, the tracker device creating the first geo-fence having the radius
around an object associated with the tracker device;

the object crossing the created first geo-fence;
the tracker device automatically creating a second geo-fence around the object at another location without any additional
steps by a user; and

the tracker device tracking the object around a location that is not necessarily predetermined or frequently visited,
wherein the automatic creating of the second geo-fence around the object at the another location and the tracking of the object
around the location that is not necessarily predetermined or frequently visited are selectable features activated by a physical
button associated with the tracker device, and

wherein a notification is sent to the user each time the object crosses the created first or second geo-fence.

US Pat. No. 9,299,243

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ALERTING CMS AND REGISTERED USERS ABOUT A POTENTIAL DURESS SITUATION USING A MOBILE APPLICATION

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1. A system comprising:
a security system that protects a secured area;
a wireless portable device that arms and disarms the security system through a wireless interface, the wireless portable device
having a camera, a microphone and a global positioning system (GPS); and

a processor of the wireless portable device that detects disarming of the security system by a user under duress through the
wireless portable device and captures information of an environment of the wireless portable device from the GPS and one or
more of the camera and microphone and sends the captured information to a central monitoring station of the security system
through the wireless interface.

US Pat. No. 9,192,796

METHOD OF DONNING AND TESTING ABRASIVE BLAST RESPIRATOR

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1. A method of donning a supplied-air abrasive blast respirator comprising a hood and an attached facepiece including an exhalation
valve on the facepiece, a supplied-air inhalation valve on the facepiece, and one or more breathing filter on the facepiece,
the method comprising the steps of:
inverting the hood;
placing the facepiece of the respirator in position on a user's face;
placing head straps over a head of the user, wherein the head straps are coupled to the abrasive blast respirator, and tightening
the head straps, to form a seal of the facepiece of the respirator to the user's face;

reverting the hood of the abrasive blast respirator by pulling the hood down over the head and shoulders of the user to place
the hood in abrasive blasting configuration;

checking the seal of the facepiece of the abrasive blast respirator by blocking an opening of the exhalation valve coupled
to the facepiece and exhaling by the user to perform a positive seal check, where the opening of the exhalation valve is located
on an outside of the facepiece of the abrasive blast respirator exterior to the hood; and

checking the seal of the facepiece by blocking the one or more breathing filter coupled to the outside of the facepiece exterior
to the hood and inhaling by the user to perform a negative seal check, while the respirator is not supplied with pressurized
breathing air through the supplied-air inhalation valve;

wherein, after reverting the hood, the exhalation valve is external to the hood but shielded from the abrasive blast environment
except during checking of the seal, the supplied-air inhalation valve is external to the hood but shielded from the abrasive
blast environment except during checking of the seal, and the one or more breathing filter is external to the hood but shielded
from the abrasive blast environment except during checking of the seal.

US Pat. No. 9,104,752

DATA SHARING AMONG CONDITIONALLY INDEPENDENT PARALLEL FILTERS

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1. A method for data sharing between a plurality of filters, the method comprising:
initializing at least a first filter and a second filter that operate in parallel with each other, the first filter having
a first state vector (x1), the second filter having a second state vector (x2), the first filter estimating a distribution of the first state vector that contains a first subset (xa) and a third subset (xc), the second filter estimating a distribution of the second state vector that contains a second subset (xb) and the third subset (xc), such that:

x1=[xcxa] and x2=[xcxb];
wherein:
the first subset includes one or more unique states of the first filter, the second subset includes one or more unique states
of the second filter, and the third subset includes one or more common states between the first and second filters;

the first subset, the second subset, and the third subset are selected such that the first subset and the second subset are
conditionally independent given the third subset; and

the third subset is a conditioning node for the first filter and the second filter;
processing data measurements in the first filter;
sharing conditioning node estimates with the second filter when it is time for conditionally independent data sharing;
merging the shared conditioning node estimates in each of the filters; and
performing a conditional update in each of the filters.

US Pat. No. 9,396,639

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING OPERATOR ALERTNESS AND ENHANCING OPERATOR EFFECTIVENESS FOR INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

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1. A method comprising:
using at least one processing device:
receiving activity data from a plurality of sensors associated with at least a portion of an industrial process system, wherein
the activity data comprises data from a first set of sensors configured to monitor a response to prior alarms and data from
a second set of sensors configured to monitor physiology of an operator;

monitoring the activity data to identify a period of inactivity of the first and second sets of the plurality of sensors;
and

responsive to identifying the period of inactivity, issuing a first alarm.

US Pat. No. 9,303,977

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MEASURING CALIPER OF CREPED TISSUE PAPER BASED ON A DOMINANT FREQUENCY OF THE PAPER AND A STANDARD DEVIATION OF DIFFUSELY REFLECTED LIGHT INCLUDING IDENTIFYING A CALIPER MEASUREMENT BY USING THE IMAGE OF T

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1. A method comprising:
using at least one processing device:
obtaining an image of a web of creped tissue paper; and
identifying a caliper measurement of the web using the image, the caliper measurement based on a dominant frequency of the
web and a standard deviation of diffusely-reflected light from the web.

US Pat. No. 9,117,367

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING RUNWAY STATUS AWARENESS

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1. A method comprising:
at a processor,
automatically selecting a runway based on a direction of travel of an aircraft in the air or based on a position of the aircraft
on the ground;

determining if the automatically selected runway is identified as at least a partially closed runway, based on previously
uploaded runway operational information stored in a database;

if it is determined that the automatically selected runway is not at least a partially closed runway, then repeating said
step of determining if the automatically selected runway is identified as at least a partially closed runway without the generation
or presentation of a closed runway indication;

if, in the alternative, it is determined that the automatically selected runway is at least a partially closed runway, then:
determining whether the aircraft is approaching the selected runway from the air or on the selected runway on the ground;
if it is determined that the aircraft is approaching the selected runway from the air, then generating a closed-runway indication
that comprises either an approaching closed runway alert in the event that the selected runway is a fully-closed runway or
a runway length available alert in the event that the selected runway is a partially-closed runway;

if, in the alternative, it is determined that the aircraft is on the selected runway on the ground then generating a closed-runway
indication that comprises either an on closed runway alert in the event that the selected runway is a fully-closed runway
or a runway length available alert in the event that the selected runway is a partially-closed runway; and

at an output device,
presenting the generated closed-runway indication.

US Pat. No. 9,047,420

MANAGING DATA COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A PERIPHERAL DEVICE AND A HOST

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1. A method for managing data communication, comprising:
exposing, using a processor of a peripheral device, multiple interfaces for data communication between the peripheral device
and multiple applications executing on a host computer system over a single physical interface;

wherein the multiple applications executing on the host computer system comprise a management application; and
wherein the multiple interfaces comprise a dedicated management interface facilitating management of the peripheral device
by the management application.

US Pat. No. 9,228,500

FUEL METERING SYSTEM ELECTRICALLY SERVOED METERING PUMP

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8. An electrically servoed metering pump, comprising:
a variable displacement piston pump including an adjustable hangar that is movable to a plurality of positions, the variable
displacement piston pump configured to receive a drive torque and, upon receipt of the drive torque, to supply fluid at a
flow rate and a discharge pressure that are dependent on drive speed and adjustable hangar position; and

a hanger actuator adapted to receive hangar position commands and configured, in response thereto, to move the adjustable
hangar to the commanded position, the hangar actuator comprising:

a first piston engaging the adjustable hangar and coupled to receive a first force, the first piston responsive to the first
force to supply a hangar position force to the adjustable hangar;

a bias spring engaging the first piston and supplying the first force thereto;
a second piston engaging the adjustable hangar and coupled to receive fuel at the discharge pressure, the second piston configured
to supply a pressure control force to the adjustable hangar that opposes the hangar position force; and

an electromechanical actuator engaging the bias spring and coupled to receive the hangar position commands, the electromechanical
actuator configured, in response to the hangar position commands, to set the bias spring to thereby control the first force
that is supplied to the first piston, the electromechanical actuator comprising:

a first electric motor configured to be selectively energized and, upon being selectively energized, to supply a first actuation
drive torque;

a second electric motor configured to be selectively energized and, upon being selectively energized, to supply a second actuation
drive torque; and

a linear actuator coupled to receive the first and the second actuation drive torque from the first and second electric motors,
respectively, and set the bias spring to thereby control the first force that is supplied to the first piston.

US Pat. No. 9,175,960

OPTICALLY DITHERED ATOMIC GYRO-COMPASS

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1. An optically dithered atomic inertial sensor, the inertial sensor comprising:
a vacuum chamber containing an atom cloud of laser cooled alkali atoms, wherein the alkali atoms are free to fall under the
influence of gravity;

a first set of laser sources configured to apply a first set of laser beams into the atom cloud along a first axis;
a second set of laser sources configured to apply a second set of laser beams into the atom cloud along a second axis;
wherein the first set of laser beams and the second set of laser beams apply a series of coherent laser pulses into the atom
cloud that separate a quantum-mechanical wave function of the alkali atoms along trajectories that define a sensing plane
that is sensitive to rotation about a sensing axis oriented orthogonal to the sensing plane; and

wherein the first set of laser sources and the second set of laser sources apply a dithering motion to the sensing axis by
modulating a relative magnitude of the first set of laser beams with respect to the second set of laser beams.

US Pat. No. 9,126,893

ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS, AND GAS SENSOR AND FUEL CELL DEVICES COMPRISING SAME

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1. An electrochemical fuel cell comprising a substantially solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte contained within an electrolyte
compartment, cathode and anode electrode elements in contact with the ionic liquid electrolyte, and fuel and oxidant passages,
wherein the ionic liquid electrolyte is weight-stable after remaining 5 days at a temperature of 80° C. and wherein the substantially
solvent-free, ionic liquid electrolyte is substantially free of additives.

US Pat. No. 9,122,924

OBJECT IDENTIFICATION

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1. A computer implemented method for identifying an object, comprising:
converting data associated with an object on a geographical image or map into a number of primitives;
fitting the number of primitives to a geometrical shape;
tracing and connecting the number of primitives to form a loop;
detecting text in the number of primitives; and
identifying the object based, at least in part, on the geometrical shape to which the number of primitives is fitted, the
formed loop, and the detected text.

US Pat. No. 9,286,481

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SECURE AND DISTRIBUTED PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL USING SMART CARDS

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1. A method of controlling access to a resource comprising:
reading a first code from a user carried device, wherein the first code comprises an encoded form of at least an ID of a user
and at least one privilege, and wherein the privilege embodies a policy defining the user's access to the resource;

comparing the first code to a second code; and
permitting access only if the first code substantially matches the second code;
wherein the comparing of the first code to a second code comprises:
computing the second code based on the user ID, the privilege, and a secret key; and
comparing the first code to the computed second code;
wherein the computing of the second code comprises:
generating an intermediate code based at least on the user ID and the secret key;
concatenating the intermediate code and the privilege; and
applying an encoding function to the concatenation of the intermediate code and the privilege so as to produce the second
code.

US Pat. No. 9,272,277

CAPILLARY GROOVE FOR ISOBARIC WASTE ENTRY

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1. A multiple layer cytometric test card comprising:
a waste channel to receive biological waste from an area of the test card utilized for testing biological samples;
a waste storage compartment in a waste layer of the card having a top and a bottom in relation to an operating vertical orientation
of the test card; and

a capillary positioned along a vertical length of the waste storage compartment, the capillary being open to the waste compartment
along the vertical length of the waste compartment, wherein the waste channel is coupled to the capillary channel proximate
the top of the waste storage compartment.

US Pat. No. 9,069,068

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING HIL AND HFOM INTEGRITY COMPONENTS WHEN NOT EXTRAPOLATING POSITION DATA

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1. A method comprising:
deactivating, by a processing device, in response to a predefined condition, a process of performing extrapolation of position
information based on the predefined condition by a position source system, without deactivating the position source system;

receiving, by the processing device, ground speed information, and horizontal integrity level (HIL) and horizontal figure
of merit (HFOM) values from the position source system;

calculating, by the processing device, after deactivating the process of performing extrapolation of position information,
inflated HFOM and HIL values based on the received HFOM and HIL values and the ground speed information; and

generating, by the processing device, an automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out signal based on the calculated
inflated HFOM and HIL values.

US Pat. No. 9,426,838

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PAIRING WIRELESS SENSORS WITH AN ACCESS POINT CONTROL PANEL

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1. A method comprising:
placing a first device within a predetermined distance of a second device; and
the first device communicating with the second device via near field talk on a pairing channel of the second device to pair
the first device with the second device,

wherein the pairing channel is different from a plurality of working channels of the second device, and
wherein the first device communicating with the second device on the pairing channel of the second device includes the first
device tuning to the pairing channel absent scanning the plurality of working channels of the second device.

US Pat. No. 9,110,838

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING DYNAMIC PROCESS DATA ACROSS REDUNDANT INPUT/OUTPUT MODULES

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1. A method comprising:
receiving first data at a first input/output (I/O) module from a second I/O module, the first data defining a programmable
device configuration;

configuring a programmable device in the first I/O module based on the first data, the programmable device associated with
a first I/O channel of the first I/O module, wherein the programmable device implements a counter configured to count pulses
in an input signal and output a first counter value;

receiving second data at the first I/O module from the second I/O module, the second data associated with a second I/O channel
of the second I/O module, the second data comprising a second counter value associated with the second I/O channel; and

synchronizing the first I/O channel with the second I/O channel based on the second data, wherein the synchronizing comprises
updating the counter based on the second counter value.

US Pat. No. 9,402,182

AUTOMATED DISTRIBUTION OF LOGON CREDENTIALS FOR ESTABLISHING WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB)

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1. A secured aircraft wireless network access system, the system comprising:
at least one server, the at least one server comprising one or more electronic flight bag (EFB) service applications;
an aircraft data network comprising a network coupled to the at least one server;
a wireless access point having a plurality of single user wireless channels, the wireless access point coupled to the aircraft
data network; and

at least one Near Field Communication (NFC) node hardwire coupled to the wireless access point, the NFC node located within
the cockpit of an aircraft;

wherein the at least one NFC node is configured to transmit a logon credential to a first EFB using a first wireless NFC link,
the logon credential associated with a first single user wireless channel from the wireless access point, wherein the logon
credential is freshly generated by the wireless access point upon receiving an access request via at least one NFC node from
the first EFB; and

wherein upon receiving the logon credential from the first EFB at the wireless access point, the wireless access point establishes
a second wireless link over the first single user wireless channel with the first EFB that couples the first EFB to the one
or more EFB service applications.

US Pat. No. 9,301,306

SELF-ORGANIZING OFDMA SYSTEM FOR BROADBAND COMMUNICATION

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1. A communication node for a self organizing network, the communication node comprising:
a communication interface configured to transmit data to and receive data from a plurality of nodes;
a processing unit configured to execute computer readable instructions, wherein the computer readable instructions direct
the processing unit to:

identify a sub-region within a cell, wherein the cell is divided into sub-regions based on an area that is exclusive to a
single communication node, wherein the communication node is a vehicle, wherein the communication node is located in the sub-region;

transmit at least one data frame, wherein the data from the communication node is transmitted at a particular time and frequency
as defined within the at least one data frame, where the time and frequency are associated with the sub-region.

US Pat. No. 9,135,492

IMAGE BASED DIAL GAUGE READING

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1. A method comprising:
obtaining an image of an analog dial gauge;
processing the image to identify an endpoint of the gauge and a needle position in the image;
determining a reading of the gauge from the endpoint, the needle position, and information regarding the range of the gauge;
and

wherein processing the image comprises:
detecting a circular region in the image corresponding to a face of the gauge;
converting the circular region into a polar image;
detecting the start and needle positions from the polar image;
obtaining a distance between the start and needle positions; and
using the distance and scale information to provide a digital value representative of the reading of the gauge.

US Pat. No. 9,128,876

MEMORY LOCATION SPECIFIC DATA ENCRYPTION KEY

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1. A method comprising:
selecting a memory location within a memory;
generating an encryption key for encrypting data to be stored by the memory at the selected memory location, wherein generating
the encryption key comprises generating the encryption key based on a random number and a pointer value that is unique to
the memory location and associated with the memory location; and

encrypting the data to be stored by the memory at the selected memory location using the encryption key.

US Pat. No. 9,105,952

WAVEGUIDE-CONFIGURATION ADAPTERS

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1. A waveguide-configuration adapter, comprising:
a horizontal waveguide including a first-interface port spanning a first X-Y plane and a first-coupling port spanning a Y-Z
plane, the first-coupling port having a first-coupling-port width parallel to the y axis; and

a vertical waveguide including a second-interface port spanning a second X-Y plane and a second-coupling port spanning a third
X-Y plane, the second-coupling port having a second-coupling-port width parallel to the x axis, wherein the second-interface
port is juxtaposed to the first-interface port;

wherein when an E-field is input at the first-coupling port in the plane of the first-coupling port and oriented perpendicular
to the first-coupling-port width, the E-field is output from the second-coupling port in the plane of second-coupling port
and oriented perpendicular to the second-coupling-port width, and

wherein when an E-field is input at the second-coupling port in the plane of the second-coupling port and oriented perpendicular
to the second-coupling-port width, the E-field is output from the first-coupling port in the plane of first-coupling port
and oriented perpendicular to the first-coupling-port width, wherein electro-magnetic fields propagating along a first propagation
path in the horizontal waveguide are directed to propagate along a second propagation path in the vertical waveguide, wherein,
when a dual-band-coaxial waveguide is positioned adjacent to the second-coupling port of the vertical waveguide, the electro-magnetic
fields propagating along the second propagation path in the vertical waveguide are coupled to an annular portion of the dual-band-coaxial
waveguide.

US Pat. No. 9,280,903

IN-AIRCRAFT FLIGHT PLANNING WITH DATALINK INTEGRATION

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1. An in-aircraft system comprising:
one or more processing units coupled to a display unit;
one or more data storage mediums coupled to the one or more processing units, the one or more data storage mediums including
instructions which, when executed by the one or more processing units, cause the one or more processing units to implement
a flight planning module configured to:

display on the display unit a pending flight plan;
implement a first button associated with a display of the pending flight plan such that the first button, if selected, directs
the one or more processing units to:

convert the pending flight plan to a format for sending in a datalink message; and
cause the pending flight plan to be sent to a ground station in a downlink datalink message without human input to a message
applications module corresponding to a class of the downlink datalink message, the message applications module including instructions
to display information corresponding to datalink messages on a display unit and to maintain a message log of datalink messages.

US Pat. No. 9,234,062

PROCESS, PROPERTIES, AND APPLICATIONS OF GRAFT COPOLYMERS

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1. A poly-chlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) graft copolymer having a PCTFE backbone component and a plurality of polymeric pendant
groups poly(M) attached to said PCTFE backbone component (PCTFE-g-poly(M)), wherein M is a monomeric unit of the polymeric
pendant groups, and
wherein the monomeric unit M comprises chlorotrifluoroethylene and the polymeric pendant groups poly(M) comprise PCTFE.

US Pat. No. 9,212,953

HEALTH MONITORING OF LIGHTS

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1. A method for health monitoring of lights, comprising:
receiving, at a computing device, actual operating parameter data from at least one sensor associated with an operating light
emitting diode (LED), the data including a junction temperature of the LED, an ambient temperature, and a drive current associated
with the LED;

receiving, at the computing device, a pre-existing LED performance data set; and
determining, at the computing device, an end of life of the LED based on the junction temperature of the LED, the ambient
temperature, the drive current associated with the LED, and the pre-existing LED performance data set; and

initiating, at the computing device, a notification of the end of life at a time prior to the end of life occurring.

US Pat. No. 9,453,733

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR A PATH LENGTH CONTROL DRIVER FOR A RING LASER GYROSCOPE

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1. A path length control driver of a ring laser gyroscope comprising:
a first piezoelectric assembly, wherein the first piezoelectric element assembly includes a first piezoelectric element, a
second piezoelectric element, and a first electrode electrically coupled to a positive polarity side of the first piezoelectric
element and the second piezoelectric element;

a second piezoelectric assembly, wherein the second piezoelectric assembly includes a third piezoelectric element, a fourth
piezoelectric element, and a second electrode electrically coupled to a positive polarity side of the third piezoelectric
element and the fourth piezoelectric element;

a baseplate positioned between the first piezoelectric assembly and the second piezoelectric assembly, the baseplate including
a pin extending through the first piezoelectric assembly; and

a flexible coupling assembly that electrically couples the first electrode to a first wire harness connection point, electrically
couples the second electrode to a second wire harness connection point, and electrically couples the pin to a third wire harness
connection point;

wherein the flexible coupling assembly is bonded to a negative polarity side of the first piezoelectric element of the first
piezoelectric assembly by a semi-rigid conductive adhesive that electrically couples the negative polarity side of the first
piezoelectric element to the pin.

US Pat. No. 9,282,654

HVAC CONTROLLER WITH AIR FLOW BARRIER

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1. A wall plate assembly for an Heating, Ventilation, and/or Air Conditioning (HVAC) controller, the wall plate assembly comprising:
a front side;
a back side, the back side of the wall plate assembly having one or more wall engaging regions for engaging a wall;
an aperture defining region defining an aperture that extends between the front side to the back side of the wall plate assembly,
wherein the aperture defining region is spaced inward toward the front side from the one or more wall engaging regions of
the back side of the wall plate assembly;

one or more wiring terminals accessible from the front side of the wall plate assembly for connecting one or more wires;
an electrical connector situated on the front side of the wall plate assembly that is configured to electrically connect to
an electrical connector of an HVAC controller when the HVAC controller is secured to the wall plate assembly; and

an air flow barrier mechanically secured to the front side or back side of the wall plate assembly and over the aperture in
the wall plate assembly, the air flow barrier defining an air flow barrier aperture that is smaller than the aperture of the
wall plate assembly and that at least partially overlaps the aperture of the wall plate assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,201,136

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PRESENTING WEATHER HAZARD INFORMATION ON AN IN-TRAIL PROCEDURES DISPLAY

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16. A system comprising:
means for transmitting a radar signal from a present aircraft;
means for receiving weather radar reflectivity values at the present aircraft;
means for determining that the weather radar reflectivity values indicate the presence of at least one weather hazard;
means for generating at least one weather hazard icon based on the weather radar reflectivity values, wherein the at least
one weather hazard icon represents an in-trail procedure position of the at least one weather hazard in relation to an in-trail
procedures position of the present aircraft; and

means for simultaneously displaying the at least one weather hazard icon and at least one aircraft icon on an in-trail procedures
display, wherein the at least one aircraft icon represents an in-trail procedure position of at least one aircraft in relation
to the in-trail procedures position of the present aircraft.

US Pat. No. 9,417,261

ATOMIC REFERENCED OPTICAL ACCELEROMETER

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1. A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) optical accelerometer, comprising:
a housing comprising an internal chamber that includes:
a Fabry-Perot cavity, wherein the Fabry-Perot cavity includes a proof mass affixed to the housing via one or more elastic
elements; and

a temperature cavity;
a light source configured to emit electromagnetic radiation into the Fabry-Perot cavity;
a first detector configured to receive electromagnetic radiation transmitted through or reflected from the Fabry-Perot cavity
from the light source and configured to generate one or more signals that indicate a position of the proof mass;

an atomic wavelength reference in optical communication with the light source;
a second detector configured to detect electromagnetic radiation transmitted through the atomic wavelength reference and configured
to generate one or more signals that indicate a wavelength of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the light source;

a first servomechanism electrically coupled to the second detector and the light source, wherein the servomechanism is configured
to adjust the light source to maintain the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the light source at approximately a selected
wavelength;

a third detector configured to detect electromagnetic radiation transmitted through the temperature cavity from the light
source and configured to generate one or more signals that indicate a temperature of the internal chamber;

one or more heating elements in thermal contact with the housing; and
a second servomechanism configured to receive the one or more signals that indicate the temperature of the internal chamber
and configured to control the one or more heating elements to control the temperature of the internal chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,192,795

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CALIBRATION IN A POWERED AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR

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1. A self-calibrating powered air purifying respirator (PAPR), comprising:
an electric motor mechanically coupled to a blower;
an air flow sensor; and
a controller coupled to the air flow sensor and to the electric motor, wherein the controller is configured to automatically
execute a one-time self-calibration by driving the electric motor to a predefined operation point, receiving an indication
from the air flow sensor, determining a reference parameter based on the indication from the air flow sensor, and storing
the reference parameter, wherein after completion of the one-time self-calibration the controller controls the electric motor
based on the stored reference parameter;

wherein the air flow sensor comprises a first probe located in an airflow channel of the PAPR to measure a stagnation pressure
in the air flow channel and a second probe located to measure a static pressure in the air flow channel, wherein the all flow
sensor develops the indication of air flow that comprises a difference of pressure between the first and second probes; and

wherein the reference parameter is based on determining a difference between an initial value of the reference parameter and
the indication of air flow, and when the difference exceeds a tolerance value, adding the initial value and the difference.

US Pat. No. 9,418,679

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTERPRETING RECEIVED SPEECH DATA USING SPEECH RECOGNITION

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1. A method for processing a received set of speech data, wherein the received set of speech data comprises an utterance,
the method comprising:
receiving a set of speech data;
executing a process to calculate a plurality of probabilities based on the received set of speech data, wherein each of the
plurality of probabilities indicates a statistical likelihood that the set of speech data comprises one of a plurality of
candidate utterances;

determining a plurality of difference values, each of the plurality of difference values comprising a difference between two
of the plurality of probabilities; and comparing the plurality of difference values to determine at least one disparity;

wherein the determining step further comprises:
calculating a first difference between a first probability and a second probability;
calculating a second difference between a third probability and a fourth probability; and
comparing the first difference to the second difference to determine the at least one disparity;
wherein the plurality of probabilities comprises the first probability, the second probability, the third probability, and
the fourth probability; and

wherein the plurality of difference values comprises the first difference and the second difference.

US Pat. No. 9,326,323

SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AMBIENT TEMPERATURE

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1. A device for providing control signals to one or more pieces of equipment, the device comprising:
one or more active electronic components within the device, wherein during operation of the device, the one or more active
electronic components receive power and release heat within the device, which causes a first region within the device to be
at a different temperature than a second region within the device;

a first temperature sensor for reporting a first measure that is indicative of a first temperature in the first region;
a second temperature sensor for reporting a second measure that is indicative of a second temperature in the second region,
wherein the second temperature sensor is positioned outside of a region that is directly between the first temperature sensor
and at least one of the one or more active electronic components;

a controller in communication with the first temperature sensor and the second temperature sensor, the controller determining
a third measure related to an ambient temperature outside of the device based, at least in part, on the first measure and
the second measure;

the controller using the third measure to determine at least one control signal; and
wherein the device outputs the at least one control signal to control the one or more pieces of equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,115,908

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING A PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT

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1. A system for managing a programmable thermostat, comprising:
a programmable thermostat having a first management profile;
a data acquisition subsystem configured to receive thermostat data from the programmable thermostat; and
a data analysis subsystem configured to:
receive the thermostat data from the data acquisition subsystem;
receive data from a mobile device that indicates that a user is returning to a structure managed by the programmable thermostat;
and

determine a second management profile for the programmable thermostat based, at least in part, on the thermostat data and
the data received from the mobile device indicating that the user is returning to the structure.

US Pat. No. 9,416,073

METHOD TO IMPROVE HALOGENATION REACTIONS

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1. A process for the halogenation reaction of an organic starting material comprising halo-olefin compounds comprising the
steps of:
(a) conducting the halogenation reaction of the organic starting material in a first reactor using excess halogen, and
(b) conducting the halogenation reaction of the organic starting material in a second reactor using the excess halogen from
step (a) to halogenate an excess amount of the organic starting material contained in the second reactor.

US Pat. No. 9,405,285

INTERFACE FOR LOCAL CONFIGURATION AND MONITORING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FIELD DEVICE WITH SUPPORT FOR PROVISIONING ONTO AN INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS NETWORK AND RELATED SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A method comprising:
communicatively coupling a user device to a field device in an industrial control system to configure and provision the field
device, wherein the user device is communicatively coupled to the field device using out of band access;

selecting an operating mode of the user device;
in response to selecting a first operating mode, providing configuration data from the user device to the field device using
the out of band access to configure the field device; and

in response to selecting a second operating mode, providing provisioning data from the user device to the field device using
the out of band access to provision the field device onto a wireless network;

wherein the out of band access to the field device is restricted by a network manager after the field device is connected
to the wireless network to prevent unwanted configuration or monitoring of the field device by the user device without network
authorization.

US Pat. No. 9,295,066

METHOD OF COEXISTENCE OF MULTIPLE WIRELESS FIRE SYSTEMS

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1. A method comprising:
a processor of a wireless gateway of a security system detecting other interfering wireless gateways of the security system,
their frequency hopping pattern, their phase offset in the frequency hopping pattern relative to a time reference and a dwell
time between hops in the frequency hopping pattern relative to the time reference;

a processor of the wireless gateway selecting a channel set and a phase of operation for communicating with a plurality of
sensors relative to the time reference using frequency hopping based upon the detected frequency hopping pattern, the phase
and dwell time of the other wireless gateways;

a processor of the wireless gateway communicating with the plurality of sensors and periodically comparing its phase of operation
with the phase of the other interfering wireless gateways; and

a processor of the wireless gateway adjusting its phase to avoid interference based upon the comparison with the phase of
the other interfering wireless gateways.

US Pat. No. 9,183,522

DEMAND RESPONSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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1. A demand response management system comprising:
a computer;
an input connected to the computer for providing at least one demand response (DR) event;
a first customizer that modifies, as needed, one or more schedules of the DR event to fit a schedule of a client;
a second customizer that modifies, as desired or required by the client, information about the DR event;
a translator that translates, as desired or required by the client, information of the DR event into to another form; and
an output connected from the computer for providing one or more DR signals to a client; and
wherein:
the computer comprises the first and second customizers, and the translator;
a DR signal comprises information, if any, about the one or more customized schedules of the DR event, customized information
about the DR event, and/or translated information about the DR event into another form;

wherein the one or more schedules of the DR event are customized according to participation rules of the client; and
the information about the DR event is translated according to preferences and/or translation rules of the client.

US Pat. No. 9,306,857

MANAGING A WIRELESS MESH NETWORK

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1. A method for managing a wireless mesh network, comprising:
monitoring an outgoing data queue length of a node of a wireless network;
determining that the outgoing data queue length exceeds a particular threshold;
reducing a video quality associated with the outgoing data queue;
sending a notification to an additional node of the wireless network to reduce a video quality associated with an outgoing
data queue of the additional node;

determining that the outgoing data queue length continues to exceed the particular threshold after a particular time period
has elapsed subsequent to sending the notification; and

sending a delay notification to the additional node and at least one other node sharing a connection with the node.

US Pat. No. 9,203,228

ELECTRICAL WINDING AND TERMINATION INTERFACE

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1. A device comprising:
a wire having a minimum tolerable bend radius;
a core portion supporting at least a first portion of the wire, the core portion having a longitudinal axis;
a flange portion attached to the core portion supporting at least a second portion of the wire, the flange portion having
a first surface and a second surface; and

first and second holes penetrating the flange portion, the first and second holes each having a first opening in the first
surface defined by a first rim and a second opening in the second surface defined by a second rim, the first and second holes
allowing the wire to pass therethrough and being oriented to forestall a bend in the wire with a bend radius that is less
than the minimum tolerable bend radius of the wire,

wherein:
the wire extends from a first side of the flange portion, through the first hole, to the opposing side of the flange portion,
and through the second hole to return to the first side of the flange portion whereat the wire is joined to a support point
of the device,

an entirety of the first and second holes penetrating the flange portion is not oriented parallel to the longitudinal axis
of the core portion, and

the first rim and the second rim of the first and second holes are each sculpted to have a radius of curvature that is greater
than the minimum tolerable bend radius of the wire.

US Pat. No. 9,750,158

REDUCED THERMAL TRANSFER TO PELTIER COOLED FETS

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1. A printed circuit board (PCB) for use with a cooling device configured to cool at least one device, the at least one device
being at least one of an electronic device, an optical device, an electro-optic device, and a magnetic device, the PCB comprising:
a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposing the first surface;
a ground plane on the first surface of the substrate, the ground plane including a patterned-region that is patterned with
an array of holes with some desired ratio of metal to gap; and

circuitry in a circuit-region on the second surface of the substrate, the circuitry configured for use with the at least one
device to be cooled,

wherein, when a first side of the cooling device contacts the ground plane, and when the at least one device to be cooled
contacts the circuitry, a reduced cross-sectional area of the patterned-region in the ground plane increases the thermal resistance
of the patterned-region reducing thermal transfer, thereby reducing degradation of a performance of the at least one device.

US Pat. No. 9,417,297

TUNNELING MAGNETO-RESISTIVE DEVICE WITH SET/RESET AND OFFSET STRAPS

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1. An apparatus comprising:
a sensing device configured to change electrical resistance in response to a magnetic field, wherein the sensing device exhibits
a tunneling magneto-resistive effect (TMR); and

a first current carrying conductor positioned in proximity to the TMR sensing device, wherein the first current carrying conductor
is configured to generate the magnetic field upon an application of a sufficient current, wherein the first current carrying
conductor is configured such that the generated magnetic field is sufficiently strong and properly oriented so as to cause
a magnetization of a soft magnetic layer of the TMR sensing device, and to cause a change of the TMR sensing device from one
bi-stable state to another bi-stable state; and

control circuitry electrically coupled to the sensing device and the first current carrying conductor, wherein the control
circuitry is configured to apply the sufficient current to the first current carrying conductor, to force the orientation
of the magnetization into a known configuration, and to determine an actual null of the apparatus, and wherein the control
circuitry is configured to correct a null balance point of the apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,408,250

WIRELESS NETWORKS FOR HIGHLY DEPENDABLE APPLICATIONS

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1. A wireless communication system comprising:
one or more control units operable to transmit control signals;
a plurality of actuators responsive to the control signals;
a plurality of sensors operable to transmit sensor data used by the one or more control units in generating the control signals;
wherein each of the sensors, actuators, and one or more control units are located at a fixed position in the system relative
to one another;

wherein each of the plurality of sensors and each of the plurality of actuators are coupled to at least one of the one or
more control units via a plurality of wireless paths;

wherein each of the plurality of sensors are operable to transmit the sensor data in an assigned time slot to at least one
of the one or more control units over a plurality of wireless channels in each of the plurality of wireless paths;

wherein the number of channels in each of the plurality of wireless paths is determined based, at least in part, on a worst-case
estimate of potential interference; and

wherein each of the plurality of sensors is operable to pseudo-randomly switch the plurality of channels over which the sensor
data is transmitted.

US Pat. No. 9,408,306

ANTENNA ARRAY FEEDING STRUCTURE HAVING CIRCUIT BOARDS CONNECTED BY AT LEAST ONE SOLDERABLE PIN

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9. A driving network for an antenna array comprising:
a first printed circuit board;
a second printed circuit board;
wherein each of the first printed circuit board and the second printed circuit board has at least one circuit printed thereon,
wherein the first printed circuit board and the second printed circuit board are surrounded and supported by conductive material
and suspended within the conductive material and the at least one circuit on both the first printed circuit board and the
second printed circuit board is isolated from the conductive material; and

at least one solderable pin connecting the first circuit board to the second circuit board through an opening in the conductive
material; and

a plurality of connectors coupled to the at least one circuit on the first printed circuit board through a plurality of openings
in the conductive material.

US Pat. No. 9,411,703

REMOTE TESTING OF HVAC SYSTEMS

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1. An HVAC controller for controlling an HVAC system that services a space of a building, comprising:
an input/output port for sending and/or receiving information to and from outside the building;
a memory;
a controller operatively coupled to the input/output port and the memory, the controller configured to send and/or receive
information via the input/output port to/from one or more HVAC components of an HVAC system to perform a test using the HVAC
system that produces a test result, the controller configured to transmit the test result to a remote computer outside the
building for analysis, the controller configured to receive the analysis of the test result from the remote computer via the
input/output port, the controller is further configured to identify an expected time when the space serviced by the HVAC system
is expected to be unoccupied, and to perform the test during the identified expected unoccupied time; and

wherein the HVAC system includes a heating component and a cooling component, the heating component being active during a
heating season and the cooling component being active during a cooling season, wherein the test activates a dormant component
of the HVAC system, the dormant HVAC component being the heating component during the cooling season and the cooling component
during the heating season.

US Pat. No. 9,283,411

GAS SENSING DRIFT COMPENSATION USING GAS SELF-REFERENCING FOR END OF SERVICE LIFE INDICATION FOR RESPIRATORS

Honeywell International I...

1. An end-of-service-life indicator system for a filter cartridge for a respirator, comprising:
a gas sensor;
at least two sample streams from the cartridge alternatively in fluid communication with the gas sensor; and
a valve controlling the flow from the at least two sample streams to the gas sensor, wherein the gas sensor compares the at
least two sample streams;

wherein each of the least two sample streams samples from sample points within the cartridge and the sample points for the
sample streams are located at different depths within the cartridge.

US Pat. No. 9,245,452

METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO ACCURATELY DISPLAY LATERAL DEVIATION SYMBOLOGY IN OFFSET APPROACHES TO RUNWAYS

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A graphical display system for an aircraft, the system comprising:
a processor adapted to perform real-time computations necessary for generating graphical representations of the aircraft's
position, wherein the processor is further adapted to generate a first conformal lateral deviation symbology representing
the aircraft's current position with respect to an approach line, and generate a second conformal lateral deviation symbology
representing the aircraft's current position with respect to an extended runway center line;

a runway assistance landing system receiver coupled to the processor, the runway assistance landing system receiver adapted
to receive signals for the processor transmitted by an airport runway assistance landing system;

one or more aircraft position sensors coupled to the processor, the sensors adapted to detect the position of the aircraft;
a display coupled to the processor, the display adapted to display the graphical representations generated by the processor;
one or more terrain databases coupled to the processor, the one or more terrain databases adapted to provide the processor
with data necessary to generate accurate graphical representations of the terrain in the proximity of the aircraft; and

one or more flight management system databases coupled to the processor, the one or more flight management system databases
adapted to provide the processor with data necessary to generate accurate graphical representations of one or more of airport
runways, airport runway centerlines, and runway assistance landing system beacon positions.

US Pat. No. 9,161,102

METER DEVICE WITH SUPPORTING COMMUNICATIONS

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1. A meter device having communications, comprising:
a processor;
a display connected to the processor;
a plurality of data registers connected to the processor;
one or more remote current sensors connected to the processor;
a data bus connector, connected to the processor, for interfacing with a Java control application engine JACE;
a communication module, wherein the communication module supports one or more protocols selected from a plurality of communication
protocols comprising EZ-7, E-Mon, Modbus, BACnet, and LonWorks protocols dual communication protocol ports, connected to the
processor, for simultaneous transmission via RS-232/RS-485 and an Ethernet;

an enclosure for containing the processor and display; and
wherein the enclosure incorporates a din rail mounting.
US Pat. No. 9,120,951

OPHTHALMIC LENSES, OPHTHALMIC LENS COATING COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING OPHTHALMIC LENSES

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1. A coating composition for an ophthalmic polymeric lens, the coating composition comprising:
a poly component, wherein the poly component comprises a polysiloxane, a polyurethane, an oligomer derived from a polysiloxane
or a polyurethane, a polymer derived from a polysiloxane or a polyurethane, or a combination thereof;

a solvent; and
a fluorinated material,wherein a thermally cured coating resulting from the coating composition exhibits a water contact angle of greater than 90°
as measured by a goniometer when applied in a single coat on the ophthalmic polymeric lens, wherein the poly component and
the solvent are present in an amount of from about 90 to about 99.9 wt. % of a total composition comprising the poly component,
the solvent, and the fluorinated material, in a ratio of 30:70 poly component:solvent and wherein the fluorinated material
comprises a fluorinated surfactant selected from the group consisting of 1,1,2,2-tetrahydroperfluoro-1-alkanols of chain length
C6-C18, 2-(perfluoroalkyl)ethyl stearate, triperfluoroalkyl citrate, 2-(perfluoroalkyl)ethanol and/or mixtures thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,417,629

GROUND REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AN AIRCRAFT WITH AN ELECTRIC TAXI SYSTEM

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1. A ground remote control system for an aircraft, comprising:
an electric taxi system to provide motive power to main landing gear wheels for taxiing the aircraft in response to electronic
drive commands;

a braking system to slow the aircraft during taxiing with brakes on the main landing gear wheels in response to electronic
brake commands;

a steering system to steer the aircraft during taxiing in response to electronic steering commands;
a security pairing device configured to establish a first secure communication link and protocol between a remote control
device and a ground remote control system controller located on the aircraft; and establish a second secure communication
link and protocol, using the first communication link and protocol between the remote control device and the ground remote
control system controller; and

an auxiliary power unit selectively connected to the electric taxi system, the braking system, and the steering system to
provide power to the electric taxi system, the braking system, and the steering system; the auxiliary power unit configured
to power on and power off in response to electronic power commands,

the ground remote control system controller configured to receive a desired speed and direction, braking input signals, and
a desired steering angle, from the remote control device, using the second secure communication link and protocol; and generate
the electronic drive commands, the electronic brake commands, and the electronic steering commands, based, at least in part,
on the desired speed and direction, the braking input signals, and the desired steering angle,

wherein the ground remote control system controller is further configured to receive auxiliary power unit power on and power
off signals from the remote control device, using the second secure communication link and protocol; and generate the electronic
power commands, based, at least in part, on the auxiliary power unit power on and power off signals.

US Pat. No. 9,267,390

BI-METALLIC ACTUATOR FOR SELECTIVELY CONTROLLING AIR FLOW BETWEEN PLENA IN A GAS TURBINE ENGINE

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1. A system for selectively supplying air between separate plena of a gas turbine engine, comprising:
a gas turbine engine comprising at least a first plenum and a second plenum, and having an opening between the first plenum
and the second plenum;

a door mounted in the gas turbine engine and movable between a closed position, in which air is prevented from flowing through
the opening, and an open position, in which air may flow though the opening; and

a bi-metallic door actuator coupled to the door and configured to selectively move the door between the closed position and
the open position, the bi-metallic door actuator comprising:

a first metallic member comprised of a first metallic material, the first metallic material having a first coefficient of
thermal expansion, and

a second metallic member comprised of a second metallic material, the second metallic material having a second coefficient
of thermal expansion that is unequal to the first coefficient of thermal expansion, the second metallic member including a
first section and a second section, the first section coupled to the first metallic member, the second section extending away
from the first section and coupled to the door.

US Pat. No. 9,510,439

FAULT CONTAINMENT ROUTING

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1. A circuit board comprising:
a first fault containment region defined, at least in part, by first and second metal layers coupled to ground; the first
fault containment region including:

a first signal layer between the first and second metal layers;
a third metal layer between the first and second metal layers, the third metal layer connected to the first signal layer to
provide a return path for the first signal layer; and

a fourth metal layer between the first and second metal layers, the fourth metal layer connected to the first signal layer
to provide power to the first signal layer; and

a second fault containment region in a plurality of layers below the first fault containment region, the second fault containment
region defined, at least in part, by a fifth metal layer and the second metal layer, the second fault containment region including:

a second signal layer between the second and fifth metal layers;
a sixth metal layer between the second and fifth metal layers, the sixth metal layer connected to the second signal layer
to provide a return path for the second signal layer; and

a seventh metal layer between the second and fifth metal layers, the seventh metal layer connected to the second signal layer
to provide power for the second signal layer.

US Pat. No. 9,208,669

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPROVED LIVE MONITORING AND ALARM HANDLING IN VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method comprising:
selecting at least one video data stream;
creating a visual graphic help file (VGH file);
associating the VGH file with at least one of the video data stream, a data capture device associated with the video data
stream, a monitored area captured by the data capture device associated with the video data stream, or a salvo view;

storing customized information in the VGH file from a user or operator with experience in monitoring a particular area associated
with the at least one video data stream; and

annotating the at least one of the video data stream, data capture device, monitored area or salvo view with the stored customized
information.

US Pat. No. 9,117,368

GROUND BASED SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING MULTIPLE FLIGHTPLAN RE-PLAN SCENARIOS TO A PILOT DURING FLIGHT

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method for providing re-planning options to an aircraft during flight, comprising:
configuring, using a processor, a set of pilot preferences for said aircraft during a pre-flight configuration phase;
applying said set of pilot preferences to an incursion alert processing module;
maintaining a data store of conditions impacting said aircraft during takeoff, landing, and in flight, said data store of
conditions including conditions relating to weather, airspace restrictions, temporary flight restrictions, ground delay programs,
and air traffic;

applying said data store to said incursion alert processing module;
monitoring a flight path for said aircraft during flight;
applying route and position data to said incursion alert processing module;
evaluating, by a processor, said set of pilot preferences and said flight path against said data store;
generating an incursion alert for said aircraft based on said evaluation;
transmitting said incursion alert to said aircraft during flight;
generating a plurality of work around options for said aircraft based on said generation of said incursion alert, and said
plurality of work around options are re-routing options associated with said flight path for said aircraft; and

transmitting said plurality of work around options to said aircraft during flight.

US Pat. No. 9,267,381

COOLED TURBINE AIRFOIL STRUCTURES

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. An air-cooled turbine blade having an airfoil shape, comprising:
a multi-walled convex suction side wall comprising a convex-side outer wall and a convex-side inner wall, wherein a space
between the convex-side outer wall and the convex-side inner wall defines a convex-side cooling air passage;

a multi-walled concave pressure side wall comprising a concave-side outer wall and a concave-side inner wall, wherein a space
between the concave-side outer wall and the concave-side inner wall defines a concave-side cooling air passage, each of the
convex-side and concave side inner walls including an interior surface that defines an interior with the blade;

a suction side flow circuit formed within the convex-side cooling air passage;
a pressure side flow circuit formed within the concave-side cooling air passage; and
a plurality of pins at a trailing edge of the blade and positioned aft of the suction side and pressure side flow circuits,
wherein the turbine blade comprises, in a mid-section extending from the suction side flow circuit and the pressure side flow
circuit to the plurality of pins at the trailing edge, a generally Y-shaped cross-section defined with a first end of the
Y-shape extending from the suction side flow circuit to the plurality of pins and a second end of the Y-shape extending from
the pressure side flow circuit to the plurality of pins, an open space being present between the first and second ends of
the Y-shape in the mid-section, and wherein the pressure side flow circuit comprises a plurality of pins positioned on the
concave side outer wall of the pressure side flow circuit extending towards, but not in contact with, the concave side inner
wall of the pressure side flow circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,223,301

ACTIVE CLOUD POINT CONTROLLER FOR REFINING APPLICATIONS AND RELATED METHOD

Honeywell International I...

1. A method comprising:
receiving a first measurement associated with a cloud point of a biofuel being produced in a refining system;
receiving at least one second measurement associated with a byproduct being produced in a reactor of the refining system,
wherein the at least one second measurement is taken after the byproduct is produced in the reactor;

determining, using at least one processing device, how to adjust an inlet temperature of the reactor in the refining system
based on the first measurement associated with the cloud point and the at least one second measurement associated with the
byproduct to achieve a desired cloud point and output of the biofuel; and

outputting a control signal to adjust the inlet temperature of the reactor based on the determination.

US Pat. No. 9,132,912

AUTOMATED TAKE OFF CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A method for controlling an aircraft during an automated take off, the method comprising:
receiving realtime data associated with the aircraft during a take off roll;
calculating, by a processor, one or more v-speeds of the aircraft associated with the take off roll based on the realtime
data; and

during the take off roll, controlling the aircraft based on the one or more calculated v-speeds.
US Pat. No. 9,365,759

LOW GWP HEAT TRANSFER COMPOSITIONS

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1. A heat transfer composition comprising:
(a) from about 60% to about 70% by weight of HFC-32;
(b) from about 20% to about 40% by weight of transHFO-1234ze; and
(c) from greater than about 0% to about 10% by weight of HFC-125,
provided that the amount of component (c) is effective to improve one or more of glide of the composition; heating capacity
of the composition, burning velocity of the composition; and/or hazard value of the composition.

US Pat. No. 9,366,536

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING FIBER OPTIC GYROSCOPE SENSING COIL USING B-STAGE ADHESIVE COATED OPTICAL FIBER

Honeywell International I...

1. An optical fiber with a b-stageable hybrid adhesive coating comprising:
an optical fiber;
an outer jacket substantially covering the optical fiber;
wherein the outer jacket includes a partially cured b-stageable hybrid adhesive as an outermost layer of the outer jacket
substantially covering the outer jacket, wherein the b-stageable hybrid adhesive is configured to be:

(1) initially curable using electromagnetic energy into a separable and malleable partially cured state during a first stage
of a two-stage process; and

(2) finally curable using a thermal curing process into a structure having cross-linked bonds during a second stage of the
two-stage process.

US Pat. No. 9,285,134

CONFIGURABLE WALL MODULE SYSTEM

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1. A wall mounted structure space module configured to control indoor environmental conditions through an HVAC system, the
module comprising:
a display for providing a home screen configuration of a single mode of the wall mounted structure space module, wherein:
the display includes one or more different areas for displaying information at predefined locations using one or more fixed
segments and/or symbols, wherein each fixed segment and symbol has a separate and distinct fixed position on the display independent
of the home screen configuration displayed on the display; and

the display is associated with one or more soft keys, each soft key having a separate and distinct fixed location on the display
wherein the soft keys include one or more labels, wherein each of the one or more labels is one of the fixed segments and
has a separate and distinct fixed location in the soft key on the display;

a processor connected to the display; and
one or more sensors, for providing one or more HVAC system related parameters about an indoor space, connected to the processor;
and

wherein the wall mounted structure space module has a user mode and an installer mode:
wherein one or more HVAC system related parameters can be changed at the wall mounted structure space module when in the user
mode,

wherein a quantity of HVAC system related parameters that can be changed at the wall mounted structure space module is customizable
by interacting with the display when in the installer mode to configure a plurality of preconfiqured home screen configurations
and parameter types of HVAC system related parameters that can be changed at the wall mounted structure space module are customizable
by interacting with the display when in the installer mode to configure the plurality of preconfiqured home screen configurations;

wherein the plurality of preconfigured home screen configurations are preloaded on the wall mounted structure space module;
and

wherein the home screen configuration of the single mode of the wall mounted structure space module is selected on the wall
mounted structure space module from the plurality of preconfigured home screen configurations preloaded to and located on
the wall mounted structure space module for the single mode and wherein the selected preconfigured home screen configuration
has a parameter configuration layout that is modified at the wall mounted structure space module by interacting with the display
when in the installer mode and displays information at predetermined locations using the fixed segments and/or symbols of
the display by selectively enabling and/or disabling desired fixed segments and/or symbols and selectively displays a label
of the one or more labels at its distinct and fixed location on the display in each of one or more of the one or more soft
keys.

US Pat. No. 9,420,620

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AIRCRAFT ON-GROUND DETERMINATION

Honeywell International I...

1. An onboard motion controlled wireless avionics datalink gateway, the gateway comprising: a wireless radio chipset module;
an aircraft motion sensor integral within the onboard motion controlled wireless avionics datalink gateway; and a velocity
interlock coupled to the aircraft motion sensor and the wireless radio chipset module; wherein the wireless radio chipset
module is configured to establish one or more intra-aircraft radio communication links with one or more onboard avionics system,
and wherein the wireless radio chipset module is configure to establish one or more external radio communication links with
at least one ground-based wireless communication system; wherein the aircraft motion sensor is configured to output to the
velocity interlock an aircraft motion signal indicative of a velocity of an aircraft in which the gateway is installed; and
wherein the velocity interlock enables and disables the one or more intra-aircraft radio communication links and the one or
more external radio communication links based on the aircraft motion signal.
US Pat. No. 9,273,418

HYBRID FIBER UNIDIRECTIONAL TAPE AND COMPOSITE LAMINATES

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A material comprising at least one hybrid ply, which hybrid ply comprises a plurality of fibers or a plurality of tapes,
which plurality of fibers comprises at least two physically different fiber types and which plurality of tapes comprises at
least two physically different tape types, which physically different fiber or tape types have at least one dissimilar physical
property, wherein said tapes have an average cross-sectional aspect ratio of greater than about 3:1, and wherein when the
material comprises a plurality of fibers, greater than 50% by weight of the fibers have a tenacity of at least 25 g/denier,
and wherein said at least two physically different fiber or tape types are formed from the same polymer.

US Pat. No. 9,354,078

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INDICATING WHETHER AN AIRCRAFT IS WITHIN DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE CRITERIA FOR AN IFR PROCEDURE TURN

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method for indicating on a display device associated with an aircraft whether the aircraft is satisfying defined criteria
for a maneuver, the method comprising:
displaying a graphical representation on the display device of a procedure turn symbol associated with a procedure turn from
a navigation point, the procedure turn defined by a first radial extending from the navigation point and having a length equal
to a maximum distance criterion;

displaying an aircraft symbol representing the aircraft in its current location;
overlaying, on the display device, a shape representing a geographic area defined by the first radial, a second radial perpendicular
to the first radial and extending a length equal to the maximum distance criterion from the navigation point, and an arc tracing
out the maximum distance criterion between the first and second radial;

displaying the procedure turn symbol in a first visually distinguishing characteristic if a current altitude of the aircraft
is below a minimum altitude criterion; and

displaying the shape in a second visually distinguishable characteristic when the aircraft symbol has departed the geographic
area.

US Pat. No. 9,648,745

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MOUNTING THE PRINTED WIRING ASSEMBLY TO THE HEADER ASSEMBLY OF A PRESSURE SENSOR

Honeywell International I...

1. A pressure sensor device comprising:
a header assembly;
a printed wiring assembly having a pressure sensor mounted thereon; and
at least one cylindrical member that extends through and mechanically couples the printed wiring assembly to the header assembly,
wherein the cylindrical member has a hollow core, a circular first end mounted to a surface of the header assembly, a circular
second end opposite the circular first end, and at least one side extending from the circular first end to the circular second
end of the cylindrical member, and

wherein the circular second end or the at least one side or both are attached to the printed wiring assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,321,692

RAPID SYNTHESIS OF SILICON CARBIDE-CARBON COMPOSITES

Honeywell International I...

1. A method of synthesizing silicon carbide-carbon composites, the method comprising:
applying a uniaxial load to an intermediate construct comprising a porous carbon-carbon composite preform surrounded by silicon
powder;

applying direct electrical current to an assembly comprising the loaded intermediate construct comprising the porous carbon-carbon
composite preform surrounded by the silicon powder, thereby melting the silicon powder and infiltrating pores of the carbon-carbon
composite preform with liquid silicon; and

initiating a combustion-type reaction between the silicon and carbon in the preform, thereby forming silicon carbide in the
preform.

US Pat. No. 9,282,466

DEPLOYING A NETWORK OF NODES IN AN AREA OF INTEREST

Honeywell International I...

1. A system for deploying a network of nodes in an area of interest, the system comprising a processing resource in communication
with a non-transitory computer-readable medium, wherein the computer-readable medium contains a set of instructions and wherein
the processing resource is designed to execute the instructions to:
determine the area of interest for node deployment;
create a bounding box for the area of interest;
fill the bounding box with a node deployment grid;
determine whether a node in the node deployment grid is an essential node or an enhancement node, wherein the essential node
is a node located within a boundary of the area of interest, and wherein the enhancement node is a node located outside the
boundary of the area of interest and provides coverage to a portion of the area of interest;

remove the enhancement node when it provides duplicate coverage to each portion of the area of interest that is provided coverage
by the enhancement node; and

connect at least one of the essential node and the enhancement node to a node in the node deployment grid when they are disconnected
from nodes in the node deployment grid with a minimum spanning tree.

US Pat. No. 9,266,621

DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DISPLAYS INDICATING A REQUIRED TIME OF ARRIVAL

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method for providing a display to a flight crew of an aircraft comprising the steps of:
receiving a required time of arrival (RTA) control instruction for arriving at a particular waypoint at a particular time;
calculating an initial required aircraft speed at which the aircraft is required to fly in order to arrive at the particular
waypoint at the particular time;

providing a flight display comprising a speed tape, wherein the speed tape comprises an initial RTA target speed that is graphically
displayed using a first symbology, wherein the initial RTA target speed correlates with the initial required aircraft speed,
and wherein providing the flight display is not accompanied with a concurrent aircraft speed change to match the initial target
speed;

receiving an input accepting the RTA control instruction;
calculating an updated required aircraft speed at which the aircraft is required to fly in order to arrive at the particular
waypoint at the particular time, wherein, if a change in flight conditions has occurred between the steps of calculating the
initial required aircraft speed and calculating the updated required aircraft speed, the updated required aircraft speed is
either faster or slower than the required aircraft speed;

updating the flight display comprising displaying the updated RTA target speed on the speed tape using a second symbology
that is different from the first symbology and discontinuing the display of the first symbology; and

providing an instruction to the autothrottle of the aircraft to fly the aircraft at the updated RTA target speed.

US Pat. No. 9,457,531

BI-CAST TURBINE ROTOR DISKS AND METHODS OF FORMING SAME

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method of forming a bi-cast turbine rotor disk, the method comprising:
forming a blade from a non-metallic ceramic matrix composite;
placing an end of the blade in a ring segment mold configured to form an arc segment of a ring section of the turbine rotor
disk; and

performing a casting process with the ring segment mold to form the arc segment of the turbine rotor disk from a superalloy,
and to diffuse at least one element from the superalloy into the non-metallic ceramic matrix composite of the blade.

US Pat. No. 9,306,718

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MITIGATING HELICOPTER ROTOR BLOCKAGE OF COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Honeywell International I...

1. A method for mitigating helicopter rotor blockage of communications comprising:
receiving a signal comprising frames of data, wherein the frames of data contain regularly spaced pilot symbols;
Fast Fourier Transforming (FFT) pilot symbols of one current frame of data of a series of at least one frame of data;
implementing a time delay of one frame;
applying a forgetting factor to an accumulated spectrum, wherein the forgetting factor is a factor of less than one, wherein
the accumulated spectrum is a FFT of at least one previous frame of data of a series of at least one frame of data;

performing a leaky coherent integration, wherein the leaky coherent integration adds a result of the FFT of the one current
frame of data to the accumulated spectrum;

calculating a threshold, wherein the threshold is based on a mean energy of all FFT bins in the accumulated spectrum, wherein
FFT bins are characterized by a discrete range of frequencies along the accumulated spectrum;

masking the FFT bins, wherein masking comprises retaining only FFT bins that exceed the threshold and above a minimum expected
rotor blocking frequency and adjacent FFT bins;

inverse FFT the accumulated spectrum;
erasing pilot symbols below the threshold by removing the pilot symbols from signal parameter estimation;
erasing data symbols that lie in a blockage by setting bit-log likelihood ratios to zero.

US Pat. No. 9,308,900

ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM

Honeywell International I...

1. An electric parking brake control system, comprising:
a low pressure switch for monitoring a low pressure condition in an air reservoir, wherein said low pressure switch is movable
between a first position, in which said low pressure switch is electrically connected to a circuit common, and a second position,
in which said low pressure switch is electrically disconnected from the circuit common, and wherein said air reservoir supplies
air at a predetermined pressure to at least one parking brake;

at least one solenoid air valve movable between an open position, in which air pressure is applied to said at least one parking
brake to thereby release said at least one parking brake, and an exhaust position, in which air pressure is removed from said
at least one parking brake to thereby engage said at least one parking brake, wherein said low pressure switch automatically
moves to the second position to thereby move said at least one solenoid air valve to the exhaust position when pressure from
said air reservoir drops below a predetermined limit; and

an electric brake switch in electrical communication with said low pressure switch in order to automatically apply said at
least one parking brake, wherein said electric brake switch comprises:

a push/pull knob movable between an engage position, in which said at least one solenoid air valve moves to the exhaust position,
and a release position, in which said at least one solenoid air valve moves to the open position,

a return spring engaging said push/pull knob and supplying a spring force thereto that urges said push/pull knob toward the
engage position,

a coil surrounding said push/pull knob and configured, upon being energized, to retain said push/pull knob is the release
position against the spring force, and

a time delay circuit electrically coupled to said coil and configured to maintain said coil energized, and thereby prevent
an inadvertent application of said at least one parking brake, due to a momentary loss of electrical power.

US Pat. No. 9,292,723

INDICIA READING TERMINAL INCLUDING OPTICAL FILTER

Honeywell International I...

1. An indicia reading terminal comprising:
an illumination source for casting light onto an indicia, the cast light having
a first wavelength in a non-visible spectrum that causes the indicia to emit light in a first visible wavelength, or
a second wavelength different from the first wavelength, the second wavelength being in the non-visible spectrum that causes
the indicia to emit light in a second visible wavelength different from the first visible wavelength;

an optical filter comprising
a first filter region having a pass-band matching the first visible wavelength of the light emitted by the indicia, and
a second filter region having a pass-band matching the second visible wavelength of the light emitted by the indicia;
an image sensor for generating a signal corresponding to light incident on the image sensor, the image sensor having an optical
axis on which the optical filter is aligned;

wherein the terminal is configured for attempting to decode the indicia using the first wavelength and the first filter region,
and if decoding is unsuccessful, attempting to decode the indicia by changing the illumination source to the second wavelength
and changing the optical filter to the second filter region.

US Pat. No. 9,101,789

BELT AND HARNESS ASSEMBLY

Honeywell International I...

1. A belt and harness assembly comprising:
a waist belt having a first end and a second end, and an inside and outside surface;
a coupling affixed proximate to the first end of the waist belt, the coupling having at least two slots separated by at least
one divider bar;

a waist tension adjustment buckle along the waist belt, the waist belt extending through the waste tension adjustment buckle;
a fastener affixed between the first and second ends of the waist belt, the fastener connected to the coupling, the fastener
having at least two slots separated by at least one divider bar; and

an article having first and second mounting tabs affixed to a surface of the article, article and extending parallel to the
waist belt, the first mounting tab connected around the at least one divider bar of the coupling, the second mounting tab
connected around the at least one divider bar of the fastener, the first mounting tab affixing the coupling to the article,
the second mounting tab affixing the fastener to the article.

US Pat. No. 9,304,512

PROPULSION PROGNOSTICS APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A propulsion prognostics apparatus for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) having an engine system, comprising:
a prognostics module configured to generate prognostics data;
a power output sensor configured to be coupled to the engine system and configured to generate power output data representing
an actual power output of the engine system; and

a processor coupled to the prognostics module and the power output sensor, the processor configured to:
receive the prognostics data and the power output data,
compare the prognostics data and the power output data, and
determine the airworthiness of the UAV based on the comparison.

US Pat. No. 9,188,081

THRUST REVERSER ACTUATOR WITH PRIMARY LOCK

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. An actuator assembly, comprising:
a housing assembly;
a ball screw rotationally mounted on and extending from the housing assembly, the ball screw coupled to receive an actuator
drive torque and configured, upon receipt thereof, to rotate;

a ball nut rotationally supported on the ball screw and configured, in response to rotation of the ball screw, to translate
thereon between a stowed position and a deployed position, the ball nut including a first tapered surface; and

a lock disposed at least partially within the housing assembly and configured to move between a lock position and an unlock
position,

wherein:
the lock comprises a main body having an actuation end and an engagement end, the engagement end including a second tapered
surface, the main body rotationally mounted on the housing assembly between the actuation end and the engagement end and adapted
to receive a lock actuation force on the actuation end, the main body configured, upon receipt of the actuation force, to
rotate between the lock and unlock position,

the engagement end engages the ball nut and thereby prevents the ball nut from translating out of the stowed position when
(i) the lock is in the lock position and (ii) the ball nut is in the stowed position, and

the second tapered surface engages the first tapered surface when the ball nut translates from any deployed position back
to the stowed position, and allows the ball nut to translate from any deployed position back to the stowed position even when
the lock is in the lock position and without having to first apply the lock actuation force to rotate the lock to the unlock
position.

US Pat. No. 9,047,013

AVIONIC DATA DICTIONARY BASED MESSAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Honeywell International I...

1. An avionics messaging system comprising:
a memory configured to store a plurality of pre-defined avionics message elements, wherein each of the pre-defined avionics
message elements is a message element for communication from the avionics messaging system to another device;

a display unit configured to display data;
a user input device configured to receive input from a user; and
a processing unit configured to output a user-customizable list of pre-defined avionics message elements to the display unit
for display on the display unit, the user-customizable list comprising at least a subset of the plurality of pre-defined avionics
message elements; wherein the user-customizable list does not comprise a hierarchal menu structure and the user-customizable
list is displayed in response to user input selecting the user-customizable list for display;

wherein the processing unit is further configured to select the pre-defined avionics message elements included in the user-customizable
list displayed on the display unit based on input criteria received from the user input device;

wherein the processing unit is further configured to provide a message composition screen to the display unit based on user
input received from the user input device; and

wherein the message composition screen corresponds to a pre-defined avionics message element selected from the user-customizable
list of pre-defined avionics message elements displayed on the display unit.

US Pat. No. 9,532,473

DUAL FUNCTION MAGNETIC DOOR COVER

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. An electrical device comprising:
a housing defining an interior region bounded at least in part, by a movable cover;
at least first and second receiver slots defined on the housing adjacent to the movable cover;
a first proximity switch that indicates when the movable cover is in a closed position;
a latch element located adjacent to at least one of the first and second receiver slots, wherein the movable cover carries
a selected region configured to cause a change of state of the first proximity switch when the movable cover is in the closed
position; and

a second proximity switch;
wherein a first module is located in the first receiver slot and a second module is located in the second receiver slot, and
wherein movement of the movable cover communicates a change of state of the first proximity switch and the second proximity
switch to control circuits carried by the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,311,173

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING ROBUSTNESS OF A SYSTEM WITH A REMOTE SERVER

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method comprising: a first system of a first type remotely controlling a second system of a second type by controlling
or retrieving data from the second system or by making control or processing decisions for the second system, the first type
being different from the second type; the second system detecting a failure in the first system or in a communication link
between the first system and the second system; and the second system temporarily removing control of the second system from
the first system, wherein temporarily removing control of the second system from the first system includes: copying control
logic in the first system to the second system; and enabling a copy of the control logic in the second system to locally control
the second system.

US Pat. No. 9,153,067

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR 3D DATA BASED NAVIGATION USING DESCRIPTOR VECTORS

Honeywell International I...

1. A system for identifying corresponding segments in different 3D data frames, the system comprising:
at least one 3D data sensor configured to acquire a plurality of frames of data from an environment containing the at least
one 3D data sensor, wherein the plurality of frames of data provide three-dimensional range and image information of a portion
of the environment;

a processing unit configured to receive the plurality of frames of data from the sensor, wherein the processing unit is configured
to:

identify a first segment set in a first frame of data in the plurality of frames of data, wherein the first segment set includes
segments identified through segmentation of the first frame of data;

identify a second segment set in a second frame of data in the plurality of frames of data, wherein the second segment set
includes segments identified through segmentation of the second frame of data;

calculate a first set of descriptor vectors, wherein the first set of descriptor vectors comprises a descriptor vector for
each segment in the first segment set, wherein a descriptor vector describes a plurality of segment characteristics, wherein
each characteristic is indexed within the descriptor vector;

calculate a second set of descriptor vectors, wherein the second set of descriptor vectors comprises a descriptor vector for
each segment in the second segment set; and

identify a set of corresponding segments by comparing the first set of descriptor vectors against the second set of descriptor
vectors, wherein corresponding segments describe at least one characteristic of the same feature in the environment.

US Pat. No. 9,164,003

FORCE SENSOR WITH MECHANICAL OVER-FORCE TRANSFER MECHANISM

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1. A force sensor system, comprising:
a housing assembly including a sensor case and a cover, the cover having an actuator opening formed therein;
a sensor disposed within the sensor case, the sensor having an active range and configured to generate a sensor signal representative
of a force supplied to the sensor;

an actuator disposed at least partially within, and movable relative to, the housing assembly, the actuator extending through
the actuator opening and adapted to receive an input force, the actuator configured, upon receipt of the input force, to move
toward, and transfer the input force to, the sensor; and

an actuator travel stop disposed within the housing assembly, and between the housing assembly and a portion of the actuator,
the actuator travel stop configured to be selectively engaged by the actuator and, upon engagement by the actuator, (i) limits
movement of the actuator toward, and the input force transferred to, the sensor and (ii) transfers at least a portion of the
input force to the housing assembly,

wherein:
the actuator travel stop is sized so as to limit the input force transferred to the sensor to a maximum of two times the active
range of the sensor, and

the actuator travel stop comprises a shim that is disposed between and contacts both the sensor case and the cover.

US Pat. No. 9,122,605

METHODS FOR DETERMINING MULTIPLE SIMULTANEOUS FAULT CONDITIONS

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1. A method for determining multiple simultaneous fault conditions occurring on complex systems comprising:
providing a plurality of failure mode signatures, each failure signature indicative of a corresponding failure mode in a plurality
of failure modes;

receiving symptoms of a complex system from monitors;
when the received symptoms are indicative of multiple simultaneous fault conditions, then:
mapping each of the received symptoms to a position in an array to define a symptom signature;
calculating an error code for each of the plurality of failure modes using the plurality of failure mode signatures and the
symptom signature;

determining a Hamming distance for each of the plurality of failure modes from the calculated error codes;
identifying failure modes in the plurality of failure modes that have a lowest Hamming distance;
grouping the identified failure modes with the lowest Hamming distance into a plurality of simultaneous fault conditions such
that identified failure modes with the lowest Hamming distance and having a same error code are grouped together in a same
fault condition; and

assigning all remaining failure modes in the plurality of failure modes with other Hamming distances into one of a plurality
simultaneous fault conditions.

US Pat. No. 9,394,469

LOW GWP FLUIDS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE HEAT PUMP APPLICATIONS

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1. A high temperature heat pump system comprising a compressor, an evaporator, and a condenser operating at a condenser temperature
of greater than 100° C., wherein a heat transfer composition flows through the system, the heat transfer composition comprising
a refrigerant having a global warming potential (GWP) of not greater than about 150 and comprising:
from about 60% to about 85% by weight of HFO-1233zd, wherein said HFO-1233zd consists essentially of HFO-1233zd(E); and
from about 10% to about 40% by weight of HFO-1234ze, wherein said HFO-1234ze consists essentially of HFO-1234ze(E);
provided the refrigerant has: (1) a capacity of at least about 90% relative to CFC-114 in said high temperature heat pump
system; (2) a COP of at least about 95% relative to CFC-114 in said high temperature heat pump system; and (3) a glide of
less than about 3° C. in said high temperature heat pump system.

US Pat. No. 9,336,632

METHODS FOR GENERATING MULTIPLE DATA REPORTS IN VEHICLES

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1. A method for collecting data for a vehicle having an onboard memory and onboard processor, the method comprising:
receiving, by the processor onboard the vehicle, and prior to operation of the vehicle, a primary stakeholder's data collection
request from a primary ground base station tool;

associating, by the processor, the primary stakeholder's data collection request with a unique portion of the onboard memory;
receiving, by the processor, and prior to operation of the vehicle, a secondary stakeholder's data collection request from
a second ground base station tool;

associating, by the processor, the secondary stakeholder's data collection request with a unique portion of the onboard memory;
and
concurrently collecting and recording data into a primary data report responsive to the primary stakeholder's data collection
request, and a secondary data report responsive to the secondary stakeholder's data collection request, wherein the primary
data report and secondary data report are each stored into their associated unique portions of memory, and wherein the concurrent
collection and recordation of data is performed by the processor during vehicle operation.

US Pat. No. 9,297,885

METHOD OF SYSTEM COMPENSATION TO REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF SELF INTERFERENCE IN FREQUENCY MODULATED CONTINUOUS WAVE ALTIMETER SYSTEMS

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1. A method to reduce self-interference in a single antenna frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) altimeter system, the
method comprising:
setting a length of a transmission line to a selected length to ensure a compositeleakage signal at the antenna-input of a
receiver mixer has a linear phase across an operating bandwidth of the altimeter system and to ensure composite-leakage-amplitude
nulls are outside the operating bandwidth, wherein the composite-leakage signal is a coherent superposition of an antenna-reflection-leakage
signal and a circulator-leakage signal at an antenna input of the receiver mixer, wherein the transmission line communicatively
couples an antenna to the antenna-input of the receiver mixer;

tuning an input impedance of the antenna so: an amplitude response of an antenna-return signal reflected from the antenna
is relatively flat; a phase response of the composite leakage signal input at the antenna-input of the receiver mixer is linear
across a sweep-frequency range of the altimeter system; and an output voltage of a receiver mixer is a direct current (DC)
voltage with reduced alternating current (AC) voltage across the operating bandwidth; and

adjusting a phase of a local oscillator signal input to a local-oscillator-input of the receiver mixer by adjusting a phase
length of a local oscillator (LO) delay line to maintain a quadrature relationship to a phase of the composite-leakage signal
input to an antenna-input of the receiver mixer across the operating bandwidth of the altimeter system.

US Pat. No. 9,262,668

DISTANT FACE RECOGNITION SYSTEM

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1. A method for automatic face recognition at a distance, said method comprising:
monitoring a scene for a presence of at least one individual using at least one primary camera;
tracking said at least one individual moving through said scene using said at least one primary camera;
providing tracking and prediction output data from said primary camera to a computer implemented prioritizor module, wherein
said tracking and prediction output data is indicative of a predicted location of said at least one individual;

compiling a ranked list of individuals comprising said at least one individual being tracked through said scene with said
computer implemented prioritizor module according to a predefined set of location criteria comprising proximity to an exit
and a subject count criteria comprising the number of individuals in said scene;

controlling at least one secondary camera using a computer implemented controller module associated with said computer implemented
prioritizor module by aiming said at least one secondary camera at each individual in said scene according to said ranked
list provided by said computer implemented prioritizor module;

capturing a plurality of high quality facial images of each face present in said scene using said at least one secondary cameras;
identifying said at least one individual based on said plurality of high quality facial images using a computer implemented
face recognition module; and

utilizing a minimization of predicted error for a control of a pan, a tilt, and a zoom of said at least one secondary camera
and said at least one primary camera, wherein said predicted error with respect to said an and said tilt is measured based
on centering of a face of said at least one individual in at least one of said plurality of high resolution images and wherein
said predicted error in said zoom is measured with a face size of said at least one individual in said at least one of said
plurality of high resolution images.

US Pat. No. 9,264,035

MOSFET GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR TRANSITION SOFTENING

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1. A thermostat power supply comprising:
a first terminal for connection to a first line of a power source;
a triac having a first input connected to the first terminal;
a bypass circuit having a first input connected to the first terminal;
a stealing circuit having an input connected to an output of the bypass circuit;
a power steal module having an input connected to an output of the triac and an output connected to an output of the stealing
circuit;

a second terminal for connection to a load;
a zero crossing detection module having an input connected to the first terminal; and
a gate driving circuit having an input connected to an output of the zero crossing detection module, and an output connected
to a second input of the power steal module.

US Pat. No. 9,207,468

PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT VERIFICATION

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1. A method for detecting a use of personal protective equipment (PPE), comprising:
collecting contact data from a number of touch sensitive sensors attached to the PPE;
determining if the PPE is in proper use based on the collected contact data, wherein determining if the PPE is in proper use
includes a determination that a portion of the number of touch sensitive sensors are in contact and that a portion of the
number of touch sensitive sensors are not in contact, wherein the portion of touch sensitive sensors not in contact include
touch sensitive sensors that indicate an improper use when in contact;

determining safety specifications of the PPE, wherein the safety specifications include protection limits for a number of
hazards;

determining hazard information associated with a restricted area based on a number of devices within the restricted area;
enabling the number of devices within the restricted area only when the PPE is in proper use and when the protection limits
of the PPE are sufficient when compared to the hazard information associated with the restricted area;

disabling the number of devices within the restricted area when the PPE is within the restricted area and the PPE is not in
proper use or when the protection limits of the PPE are not sufficient when compared to the hazard information associated
with the restricted area; and

indicating, via a display including a number of lights corresponding to the number of touch sensitive sensors attached to
the PPE, a particular sensor of the portion of the number of touch sensitive sensors that are in contact by turning on a particular
light corresponding to the particular sensor.

US Pat. No. 9,242,910

PROCESS TO MANUFACTURE 2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROPROPANE (HCFC-244BB)

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1. A process to prepare 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (244bb) comprising:
(a) contacting 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (1233xf) with HF in a reaction zone under conditions effective to form 244bb;
and

(b) adding a co-feed species selected from the group consisting of CFC-12 (dichlorodifluoromethane), CFC-13 (chlorotrifluoromethane),
CFC-14 (tetrafluoromethane), HCFC-22 (chlorodifluoromethane), HCFC-23 (trifluoromethane), HFC-32 (difluoromethane), HCC-40
(chloromethane) HFC-41 (fluoromethane), CFC-115 (chloropentafluoroethane), FC-116 (hexafluoroethane), HCFC-124 (2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane),
HFC-125 (pentafluoroethane), HFC-134a (1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane), HFC-143a (1,1,1-trifluoroethane), HFC-152a (1,1-difluoroethane),
HFC-161 (fluoroethane), FC-218 (octafluoropropane), HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoroethane), SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride), and 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane (245cb) to the reaction zone to maintain a mole ratio of co-feed species
to 1233xf of between about 0.005:1 to about 1:1.

US Pat. No. 9,140,662

PREVENTING STRAY CURRENTS IN SENSORS IN CONDUCTIVE MEDIA

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1. A sensor comprising:
a conductive substrate having side-walls;
a dielectric layer overlaying a first surface of the conductive substrate, the dielectric layer including a gate dielectric
having a first thickness and a field dielectric having a second thickness;

a sensing layer overlaying a first surface of the gate dielectric;
a non-conductive carrier wherein a second surface of the conductive substrate overlays a portion of the non-conductive carrier;
and

an insulating layer conformally coating at least the side-walls of the conductive substrate, wherein a first surface of the
sensing layer is uncoated by the insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 9,591,772

DEVICE HOUSING WITH FASTENER NESTING PROVISION

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1. An apparatus comprising:
a housing comprising a removable item storage location within an internal region of the housing; and
both of a first yieldable receiving post pair and a second yieldable receiving post pair carried in the internal region of
the housing for releasably receiving a removable item at the removable item storage location,

wherein the first yieldable receiving post pair and the second yieldable receiving post pair are configured to receive the
removable item therebetween,

wherein the first yieldable receiving post pair receives the removable item substantially near a first end of the removable
item,

wherein the second yieldable receiving post pair receives the removable item substantially near a second end of the removable
item, and

wherein the removable item storage location includes at least one item receiving depression formed on the housing between
the first yieldable receiving post pair and the second yieldable receiving post pair.

US Pat. No. 9,319,533

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF TELEPHONE INPUT FOR ALARM EVENTS

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1. A monitoring system comprising:
a condition monitoring control unit;
a plurality of ambient condition detectors and a plurality of output devices coupled to the condition monitoring control unit;
and

a communications interface coupled to the condition monitoring control unit, the communications interface having at least
one input port that receives a call with incoming voice verbal communication reporting a fire, medical or other emergency
through a telephone-type communications system and, reply circuitry, responsive to the incoming voice verbal communications,
that automatically produced verbal reply through the telephone-type communications system, the communications interface recognizing
a telephone number or extension of a source of the call and location information of the emergency from the telephone number
or extension.

US Pat. No. 9,100,107

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM SIGNAL TRACKING

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1. A Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver tracking system, the system comprising:
a carrier demodulator configured to receive a GNSS navigation signal that includes a pilot signal component and a data signal
component;

a correlator block coupled to the carrier demodulator, where the correlator block implements an early correlator, a prompt
correlator, and a late correlator, wherein the correlator block generates prompt values by processing the pilot signal component
with the prompt correlator, and generates early and late values by processing the data signal component with the early correlator
and the late correlator;

a carrier tracking loop coupled to the carrier demodulator and the correlator block, wherein the carrier tracking loop generates
a local carrier reference signal using the prompt values generated from the pilot signal component, and wherein the carrier
tracking loop outputs the local carrier reference signal to the carrier demodulator;

a code tracking loop coupled to the early correlator and the late correlator, wherein the code tracking loop outputs a pilot
signal local replica pseudo-code sequence to the prompt correlator and a data signal local replica pseudo-code sequence to
the early correlator and the late correlator, wherein a chip rate for both the pilot signal local replica pseudo-code sequence
and the data signal local replica pseudo-code sequence is adjusted by the code tracking loop as a function of the early and
late values generated from the data signal; and

a symbol demodulator coupled to the early correlator and the late correlator, wherein the symbol demodulator extracts navigation
data from the data signal component using the early and late values.

US Pat. No. 9,287,602

FERRITE CIRCULATOR WITH REDUCED-HEIGHT TRANSFORMERS

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14. A switching waveguide circulator, comprising:
an electrically conductive waveguide housing having a plurality of hollow waveguide arms that communicate with a central cavity,
the waveguide housing having a height defined by a plurality of waveguide sidewalls between a waveguide floor and a waveguide
ceiling;

a ferrite element disposed in the central cavity of the waveguide housing, the ferrite element including a central portion
having an upper surface and a lower surface, the ferrite element further including a plurality of ferrite segments that each
extend from the central portion and terminate at a distal end;

a plurality of dielectric transformers each having an upper surface and a lower surface, the dielectric transformers protruding
into the waveguide arms away from the central cavity along the waveguide floor, with the lower surface of the dielectric transformers
coupled to the waveguide floor, the dielectric transformers having a height that is less than the height of the waveguide
housing such that the upper surface of the transformers is separated from the waveguide ceiling by a gap;

a magnetizing control wire threaded through the ferrite segments;
a first dielectric spacer located on the upper surface of the ferrite element; and
a second dielectric spacer located on the lower surface of the ferrite element;
wherein the dielectric transformers protrude into the waveguide arms away from the distal ends of the ferrite segment without
contacting the dielectric spacers.

US Pat. No. 9,206,740

LIQUID INJECTION INLET PARTICLE SEPARATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

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1. An inlet particle separator system for a vehicle engine, comprising:
a separator assembly defining an inlet flow path for receiving inlet air containing particles, the separator assembly including
a scavenge flow path and an engine flow path downstream of the inlet flow path, the separator assembly configured to separate
the inlet air into scavenge air and engine air such that the scavenge air is directed from the inlet flow path into the scavenge
flow path and the engine air is directed from the inlet flow path into the engine flow path;

a liquid injection system coupled to the separator assembly and configured to introduce a diffused liquid into the inlet air
flowing through the separator assembly such that at least some of the particles within the inlet air cluster into clustered
particles, the scavenge air including the clustered particles.

US Pat. No. 9,175,200

AZEOTROPE-LIKE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING 1-CHLORO-3,3,3-TRIFLUOROPROPENE

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1. A composition comprising an azeotrope or azeotrope-like composition consisting essentially of cis 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene
and cyclopentane, wherein said cis 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene is present in an amount from about 70.1 wt. % to about
84.1 wt. % and cyclopentane is provided in an amount from about 1 wt. % to about 15.9 wt. % cyclopentane.

US Pat. No. 9,136,490

SOLAR CELL HAVING HYBRID HETEROJUNCTION STRUCTURE AND RELATED SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A solar cell comprising:
multiple organic materials including at least one donor material and at least one acceptor material; and
multiple inorganic materials, wherein the organic and inorganic materials collectively form multiple hybrid heterojunction
structures, each hybrid heterojunction structure comprising at least two of the organic materials and at least one of the
inorganic materials;

wherein a first of the inorganic materials comprises at least one of: first nanowires and first nanotubes;
wherein a second of the inorganic materials comprises at least one of: first nanoparticles and first quantum dots, the second
inorganic material having an interface with the first inorganic material; and

wherein each of the first and second inorganic materials has interfaces with both the at least one donor material and the
at least one acceptor material.

US Pat. No. 9,079,049

RESPIRATORS WITH A SACRIFICIAL CARTRIDGE FOR END OF SERVICE LIFE INDICATION

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1. A respirator service life indication system comprising:
a breathing apparatus comprising an inlet port, and outlet port, and an air purifying element coupled to the inlet port for
the breathing apparatus; and

a service life indicator arranged in a parallel flow configuration with the breathing apparatus such that the service life
indicator has a separate inlet and outlet from the inlet port and the outlet port of the breathing apparatus so air entering
the service life indicator through the inlet separate and apart from the inlet port of the breathing apparatus is exhausted
to ambient environment through the outlet separate and apart from the outlet port of the breathing apparatus and does not
contact or mix with air passing through the breathing apparatus, wherein the service life indicator comprises:

a sacrificial cartridge, and
a sensor disposed downstream of the sacrificial cartridge and configured to detect a contaminant concentration above a predetermined
threshold in an gas stream passing through the sacrificial cartridge.

US Pat. No. 9,525,418

DYNAMIC FAIL-SAFE BIASING CIRCUITRY FOR FAULT-TOLERANT APPLICATIONS

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1. A transmitter of a differential communication system, comprising:
a differential signal driver coupled to a first power supply;
a differential line coupled to the differential signal driver, wherein the differential line comprises a first signal line
and a second signal line;

a fail-safe biasing circuit coupled to a second power supply, including:
a first current source coupled between the second power supply and the first signal line;
a first high-precision voltage reference directly coupled to the first current source, wherein the first high-precision voltage
reference outputs a reference voltage that drives a current produced by the first current source; and

a second current source coupled to the second signal line and a current sink, wherein the second current source is driven
by a voltage supplied by the second power supply.

US Pat. No. 9,353,637

TURBINE EXHAUST HOUSING

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1. A turbine assembly comprising:
a turbine wheel that comprises a base, a nose, blades, and a rotational axis that extends from the base to the nose;
a shroud component that comprises an axis aligned with the rotational axis of the turbine wheel, an inner shroud surface,
a lower axial face, an upper axial face and an outer surface that extends between the lower axial face and the upper axial
face;

a turbine housing that comprises an axis aligned with the rotational axis of the turbine wheel, a lower axial face, an upper
axial face and an inner surface that extends between the lower axial face and the upper axial face; and

a seal that comprises
an axis aligned with the rotational axis of the turbine wheel,
a wall disposed between the outer surface of the shroud component and the inner surface of the turbine housing, and
a lower lip extending radially outwardly from the wall at an obtuse angle, the lower lip disposed, at least in part, between
the lower axial face of the shroud component and the lower axial face of the turbine housing, wherein the lower lip of the
seal contacts the lower axial face of the shroud component.

US Pat. No. 9,170,574

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONFIGURING A BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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1. A method for configuring a building management system (BMS), the method including;
storing a repository of equipment model templates in a memory, wherein each template defines a data organizational framework
that is configured to describe a category of equipment in a building system, one or more data points associated with a piece
of equipment belonging to that category, the roles of those data points, and relationships with one or more further pieces
of equipment for which equipment model templates are defined;

a user defining a plurality of equipment model items using the repository of equipment model templates via a user interface
that is in operative communication with the memory, such that each equipment model item describes a specific physically installed
piece of mechanical equipment in terms of data as required by the template, wherein for a given physical installed piece of
mechanical equipment, the defining includes:

(i) selecting, from the repository of equipment model templates via the user interface, the category of equipment that describes
the physical installed piece of mechanical equipment; and

(ii) for each of the one or more data points associated with the selected category of equipment, associating via the user
interface the data point with a physical installed control level item associated with the physical installed piece of mechanical
equipment, being a control level item from which data is received by the BMS, such that the BMS is configured to attribute
data receive from that control level item with that data point;

constructing an equipment model including the defined equipment model items, wherein the equipment model provides for automated
visualization of the equipment model items defined to represent physical installed pieces of mechanical equipment in terms
of location and relationships; and

using the equipment model to automatically visualize the equipment model items defined to represent physical installed pieces
of mechanical equipment in terms of location and relationships on a display.

US Pat. No. 9,068,759

MOTOR CURRENT BASED AIR CIRCUIT OBSTRUCTION DETECTION

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1. A program product for determining an obstruction in an air circuit for an environmental control unit having a motor, the
program product comprising:
a program configured to at least facilitate:
obtaining a load current of the motor;
determining a state of the motor;
generating a comparison by:
comparing the load current to a first plurality of values if the motor is in a steady state; and
comparing the load current to a second plurality of values if the motor is in a transient state; and
determining the obstruction using the load current and the comparison; and
a non-transitory, computer-readable storage medium storing the program.

US Pat. No. 9,044,625

PIEZO DRIVER HAVING LOW CURRENT QUIESENT OPERATION FOR USE IN A PERSONAL ALERT SAFETY SYSTEM OF A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS

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1. A self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for use by emergency responders, comprising:
a backpack;
a bottle of gas secured to the backpack; and
a personal alert safety system (PASS) comprising
a piezoelectric sound generator,
a power supply,
a piezoelectric controller, and
a piezoelectric driver circuit comprising a push circuit comprising a first bipolar junction transistor (BJT), a second BJT,
a third transistor, a first resistor, and a second resistor,

wherein the first BJT has a base lead coupled to an output of the piezocontroller, an emitter lead coupled to ground, and
a collector lead coupled to a first lead of the first resistor, to an input of the third transistor, and to a base lead of
the second BJT,

wherein a second lead of the first resistor is coupled to the power supply,
wherein a power input lead of the third transistor is coupled to the power supply and an output of the third transistor is
coupled to a first lead of the second resistor and to an emitter lead of the second BJT,

wherein a second lead of the second resistor is coupled to the piezoelectric sound generator,
wherein the collector lead of the second BJT is connected to ground.

US Pat. No. 9,046,001

ANNULAR BEARING SUPPORT DAMPERS, GAS TURBINE ENGINES INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHODS FOR THE MANUFACTURE THEREOF

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1. A gas turbine engine, comprising:
an engine housing;
a rotor assembly disposed within the engine housing;
a rotor bearing supporting the rotor assembly within the engine housing; and
an annular bearing support damper positioned between the rotor bearing and the engine housing, the annular bearing support
damper comprising:

an annular housing assembly fixedly coupled to the engine housing;
a damping fluid annulus formed within the annular housing assembly and fillable with a damping fluid; and
an array of circumferentially-spaced damper pistons comprising a plurality of piston caps and bellows, the piston caps sealingly
coupled to the annular housing assembly by the bellows and in fluid communication with the damping fluid annulus, the piston
caps further fixedly coupled to the rotor bearing and moving in conjunction therewith to force the flow of damping fluid around
the damping fluid annulus during operation of the gas turbine engine to reduce the transmissions of vibrations to the engine
housing;

wherein the annular housing assembly comprises:
a circumferential wall bounding the damping fluid annulus; and
a plurality of radial openings formed in the circumferential wall and accommodating the array of circumferentially-spaced
damper pistons.

US Pat. No. 9,389,080

RING LASER GYROSCOPE WITH INTEGRATED POLARIZATION

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1. A ring laser gyroscope, comprising:
a laser block that defines an optical cavity having an optical closed loop pathway configured to contain a lasing gas;
a plurality of mirror structures respectively mounted on the laser block, each of the mirror structures having a respective
reflective surface that is in optical communication with the optical closed loop pathway, wherein each of the mirror structures
has a nonmagnetic construction;

a plurality of electrodes coupled to the laser block, the electrodes configured to generate a pair of counter-propagating
laser beams from the lasing gas in the optical closed loop pathway;

at least one optical sensor coupled to one of the mirror structures, the optical sensor in optical communication with the
optical closed loop pathway; and

a polarizer directly coupled to the optical sensor outside of the optical cavity, the polarizer configured to pass laser light
having substantially one polarization mode to the optical sensor;

wherein the ring laser gyroscope is in a nonmagnetic configuration, and the optical sensor is configured to measure intensity
of the laser light having substantially one polarization mode, which allows a length of the optical closed loop pathway to
be adjusted.

US Pat. No. 9,389,419

NEAR-TO-EYE DISPLAY ARTIFACT REDUCTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A method of reducing display artifacts in a near-to-eye (NTE) display that is worn, at least partially, on a viewer's head,
comprising the steps of:
receiving one or more signals;
successively rendering, in response to the one or more signals, an image comprising successive individual content frames to
be displayed on the NTE display;

sensing a movement rate of the NTE display while displaying an image on the NTE display; and
varying an individual content frame in the successively rendered image of successive individual content frames based on the
sensed movement rate,

wherein the varying of the individual content frame comprises
varying content of the individual content frame by implementing a two-dimensional (2D) image filter and varying the 2D image
filter based on the sensed movement rate of the NTE display.

US Pat. No. 9,379,577

CAPACITIVE POWER SYSTEM HAVING A SERVICE LIFE EXTENDING APPROACH

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1. A system having a service life extender for a capacitor, comprising:
a power module connected to a capacitor; and
a diagnostics module connected to the power module; and
wherein: the diagnostics module determines a minimum working voltage of the capacitorneeded for storing a predetermined amount of energy;
the power module controls current and voltage at the capacitor; the predetermined amount of energy is sufficient for providing
a failsafe condition for an electrical mechanism if a power-off condition to the electrical mechanism is detected;

if the capacitor is determined to be insufficient to store the predetermined amount of energy at the minimum working voltage,
then the minimum working voltage is increased to provide energy storage sufficient to store the predetermined amount of energy;

the diagnostics module continuously measures a voltage at the capacitor and determines whether the voltage is equal to or
greater than the minimum working voltage needed for storing the predetermined amount of energy;

if the voltage is equal to or greater than the minimum working voltage, then a charge cycle is not needed;
if the voltage is less than the minimum working voltage and the power-on condition is detected, then a charge cycle is initiated
and continued until the voltage is equal to or greater than the minimum working voltage plus a hysteresis voltage; and

if a power-off condition is detected, then a discharge cycle is initiated and energy is transferred from the capacitor to
an electrical mechanism to provide the fail safe condition for the electrical mechanism.

US Pat. No. 9,360,345

EXTENDED SMART POSITION SENSING RANGE USING ELECTROMAGNETICS

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1. A position sensor comprising:
a plurality of electromagnets situated along a path;
a magnetic sensor moveable along the path; and
a processor connected to the magnetic sensor; and
wherein:
the magnetic sensor converts a detected magnetic field into an electrical signal;
a region is between a pair of electromagnets situated along the path;
the processor individually energizes each of the pair of electromagnets to provide a magnetic field in the region; and
the processor generates an indication of a position of the magnetic sensor on the path based on both the electrical signal
from the magnetic sensor and which of the electromagnets the processor energized while the magnetic sensor converted the magnetic
field into the electrical signal, and

the indication comprises both a region that the magnetic sensor is in, and a position of the magnetic sensor within the region.

US Pat. No. 9,294,936

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVED LOCATION SYSTEM ACCURACY

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1. A method of providing location related information to a location manager comprising:
transmitting, via a wireless local area network, a probe from at least one mobile device to at least one location anchor of
a plurality of location anchors in a region to be monitored, wherein each location anchor of the plurality of location anchors
has a predetermined address, where each location anchor is not wired for Ethernet backhaul communications nor contains a backhaul
radio, and where the robe is received at the at least on location anchor of the plurality of location anchors;

receiving, by atleast one mobile device from the at east one location anchor via the wireless local area network, a signal
with the predetermined address;

detecting the signal at the at least one mobile device; and
forwarding the predetermined address and the signal as the location related information directly from the at least one mobile
device to the location manager,

wherein each location anchor of the plurality of location anchors includes a transceiver capable of communicating with the
at least one mobile device and incapable of communicating with the location manager, and

where forwarding the location related information includes establishing, at least in part, a wireless communications path
between the at least one mobile device and the location manager exclusive of any of the plurality of location anchors.

US Pat. No. 9,272,950

COMPOSITE MATERIALS INCLUDING CERAMIC PARTICLES AND METHODS OF FORMING THE SAME

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1. A method comprising:
mixing a pitch with at least one of a sol-gel comprising a metal oxide, a metal alkoxide, a metal-organic solution, or a metal
salt to form a blended densifying agent;

infiltrating the blended densifying agent into at least some of a plurality of pores of a porous preform to form an infiltrated
preform;

pyrolyzing the blended densifying agent to convert at least some of the pitch of the blended densifying agent to carbon to
form a partially densified preform; and

heat treating the partially densified preform to react at least some of the carbon with at least some of the at least one
of the sol-gel comprising the metal oxide, a metal oxide derived from the metal alkoxide, a metal oxide derived from the metal-organic
solution, or a metal oxide derived from the metal salt to form a plurality of ceramic particles.

US Pat. No. 9,200,855

TUBULAR HEAT EXCHANGE SYSTEMS

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1. A heat exchange system, comprising:
a first flow passage and a second flow passage, the heat exchange system being configured to transfer heat between a first
fluid flowing through the first flow passage and a second fluid flowing through the second flow passage;

wherein the first flow passage comprises an inlet header, a plurality of tubes, and an outlet header, wherein the first fluid
flows through the tube in a first direction and wherein the second fluid flows across the tubes in a second flow direction
the is perpendicular to the first flow direction, wherein the inlet header and the outlet header each have an arcuate cross-section
in a first plane that extends perpendicular to the first flow direction and parallel to the second flow direction, wherein
each tube of the plurality of tubes extends linearly between the inlet header and the outlet header and perpendicularly with
respect to the first plane, and wherein the plurality of tubes are disposed along an entirety of the arcuate cross-section
of the inlet header and the outlet header; and

wherein the inlet header comprises a plurality of header-tube transition portions configured to allow the first fluid to flow
from the inlet header and into the tubes, the plurality of header-tube transition portions each comprising a smoothly curved
inlet portion and a tapered tube connection portion, wherein the tapered tube connection portion is defined by a first end
adjacent to the smoothly curved inlet portion and a second end adjacent to a tube of the plurality of tubes, wherein the first
end and second end outer walls define a constant outer diameter, wherein the first end has an inner wall inner diameter that
is less than an inner wall inner diameter of the second end such that a radial wall thickness of the first end is greater
than a radial wall thickness of the second end, wherein a transition portion between the first end and the second end is defined
by an inner annular wall that extends perpendicularly with respect to the inner walls of the first and second ends, wherein
the inner annular wall has a radial length that is equal to the difference between the inner wall inner diameters of the first
and second ends, wherein a lateral end of the tube is disposed abuttingly against the inner annular wall, an outer wall of
the tube is brazed to the inner wall of the second end, and an inner wall of the tube forms a constant inner diameter with
the inner wall of the first end.

US Pat. No. 9,872,411

REMOTE TERMINAL UNIT (RTU) SUPPORTING ELEVATED OPERATING TEMPERATURE AND REDUCED POWER CONSUMPTION

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17. A method comprising:
operating at least one processing device on at least one circuit board assembly of a remote terminal unit (RTU), the at least
one circuit board assembly positioned within a housing of the RTU, at least a portion of the housing comprising a shell of
thermally-conductive material;

using the at least one processing device, communicating with one or more industrial control and automation field devices via
one or more input/output (I/O) channels;

removing thermal energy from the at least one processing device using a heat sink; and
receiving the thermal energy from the heat sink at a thermal pad and providing the thermal energy from the thermal pad to
the shell;

wherein the at least one circuit board assembly comprises (i) a first circuit board assembly comprising the one or more I/O
channels, (ii) a second circuit board assembly comprising the at least one processing device and (iii) a third circuit board
assembly configured to be physically connected to the first and second circuit board assemblies.

US Pat. No. 9,412,245

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VISUALIZATION OF HISTORY OF EVENTS USING BIM MODEL

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1. A method comprising:
a building information model (BIM) of a security system providing a three-dimensional representation of a secured area of
the security system, including a physical location of sensors of the security system;

an events processor detecting activation events from the sensors of the security system and storing the detected activation
events in an events file, wherein the events file stores, for each respective activation event, a respective sensor that detected
the respective activation event and a respective time when the respective sensor detected the respective activation event;

an input device of the security system receiving, from a user, a starting time and an ending time of a time interval of interest;
and

a display processor of the security system displaying the three-dimensional representation of the secured area, including
a time scale showing the starting time on one end of the time scale and the ending time at an opposing end of the time scale,
and indicating, on the three-dimensional representation, each detected activation event stored in the events file that occurred
after the starting time and before the ending time by generating a respective popup of details for each detected activation
event, the display processor displaying the respective popup when a time indicator associated with the time scale corresponds
to the respective time stored in the events file when the respective sensor activated the display processor displaying the
respective popup at a geographic location corresponding to the respective sensor that detected the respective activation event
within the three-dimensional representation.

US Pat. No. 9,366,761

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EFFICIENT RECEPTION AND COMBINING OF SIMILAR SIGNALS RECEIVED ON TWO OR MORE ANTENNAS

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1. A radio signal processing system comprising:
a first antenna;
a second antenna;
a first receiver communicatively coupled to the first antenna;
a second receiver communicatively coupled to the second antenna;
a first processing unit communicatively coupled to the first receiver and configured to receive a first signal from at least
one of the first antenna and the second antenna when the system is operating in a first mode, wherein the first signal is
an instrument landing system (ILS) mode localizer signal;

a second processing unit communicatively coupled to the second receiver and configured to receive a second signal from the
second antenna when the system is operating in the first mode, wherein the second signal is a VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR)
signal; and

wherein the first processing unit is further configured to receive a third signal from both the first antenna and the second
antenna when the system is operating in a second mode, wherein the third signal is a VHF Data Broadcast (VDB) signal.

US Pat. No. 9,331,596

COMPOSITE AC-TO-DC POWER CONVERTER WITH BOOSTING CAPABILITIES USING T CONFIGURATION

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1. A non-symmetrical AC-to-DC converter comprising:
a main rectifier;
a first auxiliary rectifier;
a second auxiliary rectifier; and
a transformer assembly including:
a set of primary windings arranged in a first multiphase DELTA configuration and connected to the main rectifier;
a first set of secondary windings arranged in a second multiphase DELTA configuration and connected to the first auxiliary
rectifier; and

a second set of secondary windings arranged in a third multiphase DELTA configuration and connected to the second auxiliary
rectifier;

wherein the second multiphase DELTA configuration of the first set of secondary windings and the third multiphase DELTA configuration
of the second set of secondary windings are in phase shifting relationships relative to the first multiphase DELTA configuration
of the set of primary windings so that AC power emerging from the first and the second set of secondary winding is phase shifted
relative to AC power applied to the set of primary windings;

wherein the second multiphase DELTA configuration of the first set of secondary windings differs from the third multiphase
DELTA configuration of the second set of secondary windings,

wherein the set of primary windings includes three legs connected to adjacent legs at leg-end terminals;
wherein the three legs of the primary windings have power output terminals positioned intermediately between their respective
leg-end terminals; and

wherein the power output terminals of the primary windings are connected to the main rectifier;
wherein legs of the first set of secondary windings include two windings;
wherein legs of the second set of secondary windings include only one winding;
wherein an AC power source, having an AC input voltage, is directly connected to the main rectifier in parallel with the set
of primary windings so that output voltage of the main rectifier corresponds to rectified DC voltage of the AC input voltage,
and

wherein outputs of the main rectifier and the first and second auxiliary rectifiers are connected together in series so that
output voltages of the auxiliary rectifiers and the main rectifier are stacked to provide voltage boosting of DC output voltage
of the converter higher than the rectified DC voltage of the AC input voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,305,383

CHART LAYOUT WHICH HIGHLIGHTS EVENT OCCURRENCE PATTERNS

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1. A method of charting event occurrence counts, comprising:
providing a computing device and a charting algorithm executed by said computing device implementing:
processing event occurrence data recorded during operation of an industrial process including alarm data obtained from sensors
in said industrial process over a period of time to generate a chart having chart entries representing occurrence counts and
chart positioning information; wherein said chart positioning information includes an x-axis with a first time interval between
x-positions including a first beginning time and a first ending time and a y-axis with a second time interval different from
said first time interval between y-positions including a second beginning time and a second ending time;

positioning respective ones of said chart entries at intersections between said x-positions and said y-positions by placing
a bubble-shaped element at said intersections having a physical size which indicates a relative magnitude of its event count;

computing time division count sums to indicate a relative magnitude of a count sum across said x-positions and across said
y-positions,

representing said time division count sums with a physical size of a feature attribute different from said bubble-shaped element,
and

positioning said time division count sums for said x-positions adjacent to said second ending time and for said y-positions
adjacent to said first ending time;

wherein said physical size of said bubble-shaped elements is auto scaled to at least minimize overlaps between largest ones
of said bubble-shaped elements, and

wherein said bubble-shaped element has internal divisions that encode additional count sum information.

US Pat. No. 9,231,053

LIGHT EMITTING DIODES HAVING ZINC OXIDE FIBERS OVER SILICON SUBSTRATES

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1. A semiconductor device comprising:
a Si-based substrate comprising a planar substrate upper surface;
a ZnO-based layer comprising nanostructures overlaying said Si-based substrate, the ZnO-based layer comprising a planar ZnO-based
layer upper surface that extends parallel to the substrate upper surface;

a pair of adjacent p-n junction forming layers overlaying said ZnO-based layer, wherein one of said pair is an n-type epitaxial
layer, and the other is a p-type epitaxial layer, wherein a lower layer of said pair has a planar p-n layer lower surface
that extends parallel to the ZnO-based layer upper surface; and

a top electrode layer overlaying said pair of adjacent p-n junction forming layers.

US Pat. No. 9,166,667

ANTENNA SELECTION DIVERSITY SCHEME FOR ZIGBEE OR OTHER WIRELESS DEVICES AND RELATED APPARATUS AND METHOD

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1. A method comprising:
identifying, at a wireless device, transmit and receive link costs respectively associated with transmitting data to and receiving
data from neighboring nodes of the wireless device; and

selecting at least one of multiple antennas to be used to further communicate with the neighboring nodes, wherein the at least
one antenna is selected using the transmit and receive link costs;

wherein at least some of the transmit link costs are identified based on link qualities determined pursuant to a ZigBee standard
and received at the wireless device as part of link status messages from the neighboring nodes; and

wherein selecting the at least one antenna comprises:
for each neighboring node, selecting one of the antennas as a unicast antenna for unicast communications with that neighboring
node; and

selecting one of the antennas as a broadcast/multicast antenna for broadcast or multicast communications with multiple neighboring
nodes, the selected broadcast/multicast antenna representing the unicast antenna selected for a largest number of neighboring
nodes.

US Pat. No. 9,097,120

TURBINE HOUSING ASSEMBLY

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1. An assembly comprising:
a cast cartridge component, cast as a single piece that comprises
a base plate that comprises an upper surface, a lower surface and an opening between the lower surface and the upper surface
for receipt of a turbine wheel,

an exhaust conduit having an inlet and an outlet,
a cylindrical wall that comprises a lower surface, and
fixed vanes cast between the cylindrical wall and the base plate that connect the base plate to the cylindrical wall wherein
adjacent vanes define throats between the upper surface of the base plate and the lower surface of the cylindrical wall; and

a curved wall that comprises
a proximal end and a distal end, and
an upper edge and a lower edge;
wherein joinder of the proximal end and the outlet of the exhaust conduit, joinder of the upper edge and the cylindrical wall
and joinder of the lower edge and the upper surface of the base plate forms a volute configured to direct exhaust received
via the inlet to a turbine wheel via the throats.

US Pat. No. 9,913,387

FIELD DEVICE HAVING CHASSIS GROUND CONNECTION IN A POTTED CONFIGURATION

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1. A field device apparatus, comprising:
a field device comprising a first PCB (Printed Circuit Board) based on a PCB outline of a PWA (Printed Wiring Assembly) and
a second PCB based on said PCB outline; and

at least one pass-through-hole standoff, wherein said PCB outline is extended to mount said at least one pass-through-hole
standoff to said first PCB and said second PCB, said at least one pass-through-hole standoff soldered to said first PCB to
allow a mounting screw to make contact from a top side of said field device to a field mount housing through said at least
one pass-through-hold standoff, wherein said pass-through-hole standoff comprises a through-hole, but does not contain a thread
therein.

US Pat. No. 9,353,028

REACTOR FOR LIQUID PHASE FLUORINATION REACTIONS

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1. A hydrofluorination process which comprises reacting a fluoroolefin with anhydrous liquid HF to form a fluoroalkane in
the liquid phase in the presence of a hydrofluorination catalyst in the reaction zone of a reactor, said reactor comprised
of a reactor body having a length to diameter ratio of about 2:1 or greater; a stirred reaction zone containing said hydrofluorination
catalyst, at least one inlet for supplying said HF and fluoroolefin to the reaction zone and at least one outlet for recovering
said fluoroalkane, a stirrer disposed in the reaction zone and comprising a plurality of blades fixedly attached to a shaft
drivable by a motor, said blades extending from about the bottom of the reaction zone to about the top of the reaction zone
and said shaft extending on a longitudinal axis from the bottom of the reactor to the top of the reactor, said stirrer being
rotated at a speed sufficient to form said hydrofluorination catalyst, to minimize channeling and to promote a swirling of
the liquid to permit said mixing of the catalyst and fluoroolefin with the HF to effect the occurrence of hydrofluorination
reaction with conversion of about 90% or greater and a selectivity of about 90% greater per catalytic run and avoid overfluorination,
said stirrer being spun at a rotational speed ranging from about 1 rpm to about 200 rpm.

US Pat. No. 9,297,904

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING BROADBAND RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE

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1. A system for monitoring broadband radio frequency interference, the system comprising:
at least one global navigation satellite system receiver configured to receive signals from at least one satellite and provide
measurements from the at least one satellite, wherein the measurements are used to calculate global positioning data;

at least one memory unit configured to store instructions and data; and
a processing unit coupled to the at least one global navigation satellite system receiver and the at least one memory unit,
where the instructions direct the processing unit to:

measure a carrier to noise value for the at least one satellite through the at least one global navigation satellite system
receiver;

calculate a smoothed carrier to noise value, wherein the smoothed carrier to noise value is calculated based on measurements
from the at least one global navigation satellite system receiver during a first time period;

calculate a jammer power to noise power value, wherein the jammer power to noise power value comprises the average drop in
the carrier to noise value for valid satellite measurements, where the drop comprises a difference between the smoothed carrier
to noise values and a present carrier to noise value;

calculate an average jammer power to noise power value, based on the jammer power to noise power value;
calculate an instantaneous carrier to noise value based on the average jammer power to noise power value and the smoothed
carrier to noise value;

calculate an exclusion threshold value based on the variance of the carrier to noise values from the at least one global navigation
satellite system receiver;

compare the instantaneous carrier to noise value to the exclusion threshold value; and
when the instantaneous carrier to noise value is below the exclusion threshold value, exclude the measurements from the calculation
of global positioning data.

US Pat. No. 9,285,283

ADAPTIVE WIRELESS TORQUE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. An adaptive wireless torque measurement system comprising:
a rotor;
a rotor antenna attached to the rotor;
a stator antenna configured to be inductively coupled to the rotor antenna;
stator electronics coupled to receive, via the stator antenna, feedback data and configured, in response thereto, to generate
and transmit, via the stator antenna, power signals at a power level magnitude based in part on the feedback data; and

rotor electronics attached to the rotor and coupled to receive, via the rotor antenna, the power signals transmitted by the
stator electronics, the rotor electronics configured to:

(i) determine the power level magnitude of the power signals,
(ii) generate the feedback data with a bit resolution based at least in part on the determined power level magnitude, the
feedback data at least including information representative of the determined power level magnitude, and

(iii) transmit, via the rotor antenna, the feedback data.

US Pat. No. 9,146,041

BATTERY COMPARTMENT FOR AN HVAC CONTROLLER

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1. A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system, comprising:
a first sub-assembly having a front side and a back side, the first sub-assembly comprising:
a housing including a back cover facing toward the back side of the first sub-assembly and a front cover facing toward the
front side of the first sub-assembly, wherein the back cover is secured relative to the front cover;

a printed circuit board housed by the housing, the printed circuit board having a front side facing toward the front cover
and a back side facing toward the back cover;

a display positioned adjacent the front side of the printed circuit board and electrically connected to the printed circuit
board via a display connector, the front cover comprising a viewing aperture that exposes at least part of the display for
viewing the display from the front side of the first sub-assembly;

the back cover having a front side facing toward the front cover and a back side facing toward the back side of the first
sub-assembly, the back cover defining a hole in the back side of the back cover that extends inward toward the printed circuit
board for optionally receiving at least part of one or more batteries;

a first sub-assembly electrical connector extending from the back side of the printed circuit board and accessible through
the back cover;

a second sub-assembly having a front side and a back side, wherein the second sub-assembly and the first sub-assembly are
configured to be releasably secured together with the front side of the second sub-assembly facing toward the back side of
the first sub-assembly, the second sub-assembly comprising:

a plate that has a front side facing toward the front side of the second sub-assembly and a back side facing toward the back
side of the second sub-assembly, the front side of the plate having a raised ridge around a perimeter of the plate that extends
toward the front side of the second sub-assembly;

the plate further defining a hole in the front side of the plate that extends inward toward the back side of the second sub-assembly,
the hole defined by the plate is positioned to be in registration with the hole defined in the back side of the back cover
of the first sub-assembly when the second sub-assembly is secured to the first sub-assembly, the hole defined by the plate
is sized to optionally receive at least part of one or more batteries;

a second sub-assembly electrical connector configured to electrically connect with the first sub-assembly electrical connector
of the first sub-assembly when the second sub-assembly is secured to the first sub-assembly; and

one or more terminals accessible from the front side of the second sub-assembly, the one or more terminals configured to receive
one or more control wires; and

a control wire aperture for allowing one or more control wires to pass from the back side of the second sub-assembly to the
one or more terminals on the front side of the second sub-assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,081,393

THERMOSTAT WITH ELECTRONIC IMAGE DISPLAY

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18. A programmable thermostat for controlling a climate control system of a building, the programmable thermostat comprising:
a housing;
a communication interface contained within the housing, the interface configured to communicate with an external data source
to enable the upload of an electronic image file from the external data source to the thermostat, wherein the electronic image
file stores a digital still photographic image;

a programmable controller contained within the housing, the programmable controller configured to create and/or change a schedule
for operating at least part of the climate control system, and to generate control signals for controlling at least part of
the climate control system, wherein the programmable controller includes a memory that receives the electronic image file
uploaded via the interface;

a temperature sensor in operative communication with the programmable controller;
a user interface contained within the housing but viewable from outside of the housing, the user interface configured for
interacting with a user of the thermostat, the user interface comprising a display having a display area, the display responsive
to the programmable controller and displaying one or more thermostat parameter and displaying the digital still photographic
image uploaded from the external data source, wherein the digital still photographic image covers greater than 25% of the
display area; and

wherein the programmable controller automatically displays the digital still photographic image after a time of no user interaction
with the user interface of the thermostat.

US Pat. No. 9,398,203

APPARATUS AND METHOD TO REDUCE PTZ LATENCY

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1. A system comprising:
an IP PTZ camera further comprising:
an input port;
a request module coupled directly to the input port, the request module including a webpage request sub-module, an http video
stream request sub-module and a control protocol request sub-module;

an http or ONVIF parser; and
a motor driver unit,
wherein the input port receives a PTZ request,
wherein the input port transmits the PTZ request to the request module, and
wherein the control protocol request sub-module of the request module extracts a PTZ command from the PTZ request received
from the input port using a simple text parser and transmits the PTZ command directly to the motor driver unit without first
passing the PTZ command through the http or ONVIF parser.

US Pat. No. 9,338,370

VISUAL SYSTEM HAVING MULTIPLE CAMERAS

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1. A visual system comprising:
a first near-to-eye display and a second near-to-eye display, the near-to-eye displays supported by a frame adapted to be
worn by a user such that each near to eye display is positioned proximate an eye of a wearer;

a set of cameras supported by the frame, the cameras having overlapping fields of view, the set of cameras including a first
camera, a second camera, and a third camera laterally displaced from each other across the frame, the first camera positioned
between the second camera and the third camera; and

a processor coupled to receive images from the cameras and adapted to integrate and transform images from the set of cameras
to provide a fused, corrected image having a wider field of view than an individual camera provides,

wherein the output of the processor is fed to both near-to-eye displays,
the system configured to detect when a user is looking fax field or near field,
the system configured to show images on the near-to-eye displays from the first camera when the user is looking near field
and show images on the near-to-eye displays from the second and third cameras when the user is looking far field.

US Pat. No. 9,322,327

TURBOCHARGER WITH BYPASS VALVE PROVIDING COMPLETE BYPASS OF THE TURBINE FOR IMPROVED CATALYST LIGHT-OFF

Honeywell International I...

9. An assembly for use in a turbocharger, the assembly comprising:
a 3-way valve defining a primary through-passage and further defining a bypass passage that, when open, diverts a bypass flow
of exhaust gases away from the primary through-passage; and

a turbine housing for housing a turbine wheel, the turbine housing defining an exhaust gas net connected to a turbine volute
configured to surround the turbine wheel, the turbine housing further defining an exhaust gas exit for discharging exhaust
gases that have passed through the turbine wheel;

wherein the valve includes a valve housing that is integral with the turbine housing, the valve housing comprising a Y-member
having a first leg and having second and third legs that branch off from the first leg, the first leg being configured to
be connected to an exhaust line through which exhaust gases are received from an engine, the second leg being connected to
the primary through-passage of the valve, and the third leg being connected to the bypass passage of the valve;

wherein the valve includes a rotary element whose position is controllable to selectively open or close, and to vary a degree
of opening or closing of, each of the primary through-passage and the bypass passage of the valve,

wherein the valve is constructed such that the rotary element is rotatable over a first range of rotary movement and over
a further second range of rotary movement, the first range including a position of the rotary element in which the bypass
passage is fully closed, and

wherein over the second range the bypass passage is fully open regardless of changes in the degree of opening or closing of
the primary through-passage, and

wherein the valve comprises a fixed valve seat defining at least one orifice,
wherein the rotary element comprises a rotary valve member defining at least one orifice, the rotary valve member and the
fixed valve seat being disposed in the second leg of the Y-member, the rotary valve member being disposed against the fixed
valve seat and being rotatable about an axis for selectively varying a degree of alignment between the respective orifices
defined through each of the fixed valve seat and the rotary valve member in order to regulate flow through the primary through-passage
of the valve, and

wherein the rotary, valve member includes a blacker extending therefrom, the blacker being movable into and out of the third
leg of the Y-member with rotation of the valve member in one direction or an opposite direction.

US Pat. No. 9,281,041

DELAY-BASED READ SYSTEM FOR A MAGNETORESISTIVE RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY (MRAM) BIT

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1. A memory system comprising:
a control module configured to output a control signal;
a first circuit configured to receive the control signal from the control module, the first circuit comprising:
a magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) element in one of a high state or a low state, wherein a first resistance of
the MRAM element defines a state of the MRAM element; and

a first capacitor situated between the MRAM element and a first reference voltage, wherein the first circuit is configured
to output a data signal after the first capacitor is charged;

a second circuit configured to receive the control signal from the control module to the second circuit, the second circuit
comprising:

a resistor having a second resistance; and
a second capacitor situated between the resistor and a second reference voltage, wherein the second circuit is configured
to output a reference signal after the second capacitor is charged; and

an arbiter configured to:
receive the data signal from the first circuit;
receive the reference signal from the second circuit;
determine whether the data signal or the reference signal arrived first; and
determine whether the MRAM bit of the first circuit is in a high state or a low state based at least in part on determining
whether the data signal or the reference signal arrived at the arbiter first.

US Pat. No. 9,140,194

GAS TURBINE ENGINE STARTER-GENERATOR WITH INTEGRATED LUBE OIL SCAVENGE FUNCTIONALITY

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1. A system, comprising:
a gas turbine engine including a rotationally mounted drive shaft; and
a starter-generator coupled to the gas turbine engine, the starter-generator comprising:
a housing assembly coupled to the gas turbine engine and including a lubricant inlet port for receiving a flow of lubricant;
a motor-generator disposed within the housing assembly and configured to be supplied with at least a portion of the lubricant
supplied to the lubricant inlet port, the motor-generator coupled to the drive shaft and comprising a shaft, a rotor, and
a stator, the shaft rotationally mounted in the housing and coupled to the drive shaft, the rotor mounted on the shaft and
configured to rotate therewith, the stator non-rotationally mounted within the housing assembly and at least partially surrounding
the rotor, the motor-generator further configured to selectively operate in either a motor mode, in which the motor-generator
generates and supplies an output torque to the drive shaft in response to being electrically energized, and a generator mode,
in which the motor-generator receives an input torque from the drive shaft and generates electrical power;

one or more bearing assemblies disposed within the housing assembly and rotationally mounting the shaft therein; and
a lubricant pump disposed within the housing assembly for scavenging at least a portion of the lubricant supplied to the lubricant
inlet port and including a plurality of pump inlets and a plurality of pump outlets, the lubricant pump directly connected
to and driven by the shaft of the motor-generator and configured, upon rotation of the shaft of the motor-generator, to draw
at least a portion of the lubricant supplied to the lubricant inlet port into the a plurality of pump inlets and discharge
scavenged lubricant out of the a plurality of pump outlets,

wherein the lubricant supplied to the lubricant inlet port is supplied to at least (i) the one or more bearing assemblies
for lubrication thereof and (ii) the stator for cooling thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,095,737

COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CHLOROFLUOROOLEFINS OR FLUOROOLEFINS

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1. A method for forming a spray applied foam comprising:
(a) providing in a sprayable form a foamable composition comprising a blowing agent comprising at least one compound according
to Formula I

XCF3  (I)

where X is a C2 or a C3 unsaturated, chlorine and/or fluorine substituted alkyl group, said compound having an acute toxicity level substantially
less than the acute toxicity level of HFO-1223xd, wherein said at least one compound(s) in accordance with Formula I are being
present in said blowing agent in an amount of at least about 5% by weight and wherein said blowing agent does not include
any substantial amount of HFO-1223xd; and

(b) spray applying the foamable composition.

US Pat. No. 9,061,770

ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VERIFYING CORRECT TAKEOFF PERFORMANCE DATA ENTRY

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1. A method comprising:
at a processor within an electronic flight bag (EFB),
automatically receiving calculated takeoff performance data from an On-board Performance Tool based on previously entered
basic flight plan information;

automatically receiving user-entered takeoff performance data from a flight management system (FMS) located on a host aircraft,
the user-entered takeoff performance data manually entered into the FMS by a flight crew member;

automatically comparing the calculated takeoff performance data to the user-entered takeoff performance data; and
generating an entry error indication, if the comparison indicates that at least a portion of the user-entered takeoff performance
data does not match the calculated takeoff performance data; and

at an output device associated with the EFB,
outputting the generated entry error indication.

US Pat. No. 9,491,639

WIRELESS NETWORK SITE SURVEY SYSTEMS AND METHODS

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1. A wireless network site survey system, comprising:
a plurality of wireless nodes placed at a number of locations within an area where a network is to be generated; and
a computing device configured to:
receive link quality metrics for the plurality of wireless nodes when the plurality of wireless nodes were located at a first
location within the area;

measure link quality metrics for the plurality of wireless nodes at a second location within the area, wherein the measured
link quality metrics include a first link quality between each of the plurality of wireless nodes and a second link quality
between the computing device and each of the plurality of wireless nodes;

determine link quality metrics for a projected communication path between one or more of the plurality of wireless nodes at
the second location and one or more of the plurality of wireless nodes that were previously located at the first location,
wherein the determined link quality metrics are based on the received link quality metrics from the plurality of wireless
nodes previously located at the first location and received link quality metrics from the plurality of wireless nodes located
at the second location; and

generate a node coverage map based on the link quality metrics, wherein the coverage map is utilized to generate the network
within the area.

US Pat. No. 9,417,124

UTILIZING A QUENCH TIME TO DEIONIZE AN ULTRAVIOLET (UV) SENSOR TUBE

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1. A method for utilizing a quench time to deionize a UV sensor tube, comprising:
monitoring firing events within a UV sensor tube, wherein a particular firing event initiates arming the UV sensor tube;
initiating a quench time to deionize the UV sensor tube, wherein the quench time includes:
disarming the UV sensor tube to prevent a firing event.
US Pat. No. 9,353,304

THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

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1. A heat transfer material comprising:
about 3 wt. % to about 14 wt. % of a polymeric elastomer material;
a wax, wherein the wax comprises less than about 10 wt. % of the heat transfer material;
about 80 wt. % to about 95 wt. % of a thermally conductive filler; and
about 0.3 wt. % to about 2 wt. % of a coupling agent selected from the group consisting of: titanium IV 2,2 (bis 2-propenolatomethyl)butanolato,
tris(dioctyl)pyrophosphato-O; zirconium IV 2,2 (bis 2-propenolatomethyl)butanolato, tris(diisooctyl)pyrophosphato-O; titanium
IV bis(dioctyl)pyrophosphato-O, oxoethylenediolato, adduct, bis(dioctyl) (hydrogen)phosphite-O; and zirconium IV 2,2-bis(2-propenolatomethyl)butanolato,
cyclo di[2,2-(bis 2-propenolatomethyl)butanolato], pyrophosphato-O,O.

US Pat. No. 9,250,150

TURBOCHARGER WHEEL BALANCE-TEST JIG

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1. A turbocharger wheel balance-test jig, comprising:
a base defining an axis of rotation, the base having a base clamping face forming at least a portion of a base conical feature
that is normal to and rotationally symmetric around the axis of rotation;

a clamp mechanism rigidly connected to the base; and
an arm extending along the axis of rotation from the clamp mechanism toward the base clamping face, the arm having an arm
clamping face forming at least a portion of an arm conical feature that is normal to and rotationally symmetric around the
axis of rotation;

wherein the base conical feature and the arm conical feature face one another;
wherein the clamp mechanism includes an actuator that is actuatable between a locked position and an unlocked position, the
locked position rigidly holding the arm with respect to the base, and the unlocked position providing for the arm to be axially
moved along the axis of rotation; and

wherein the clamp mechanism includes a stop configured to restrict rotation of the arm around the axis of rotation in both
the unlocked and the locked positions.

US Pat. No. 9,206,618

EDGE PROTECTION SYSTEM USING CANTILEVERED COUNTERWEIGHT

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1. An edge protection system for protecting workers pursuant to protection codes, regulations, or prudent safe concerns, comprising;
a plurality of spaced counterweights each having a connecting bracket on one side thereof;
a plurality of cantilever arms, each of said arms having a first vertical leg on one end, each of said first vertical legs
being pivotably secured to one of said connecting brackets for pivoting about a vertical axis of said leg; and

a plurality of ledgers having opposite ends;
a plurality of hubs, each of said hubs secured to the other end of one of said cantilever arms and including a connector with
slots therein connected to one end of each of two ledgers;

a stiffener connected to at least one of said two ledgers and connected to one of said hub connectors by a wedge through a
selected one of said slots; and

second vertical legs on the other end of the cantilever arms, said hubs being secured to said second vertical legs, wherein
said first and second vertical legs support the cantilever arm at a height sufficient to allow protected workers to walk upright
beneath said arm.

US Pat. No. 9,174,312

METHODS FOR THE REPAIR OF GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMPONENTS USING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES

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20. A method for repairing a damaged metallic component using additive manufacturing techniques, the method comprising the
steps of:
separating a damaged portion of the damaged metallic component from an undamaged portion of the damaged metallic component;
further separating areas of the metallic component in the undamaged portion that are adjacent to the damaged portion to form
recesses in the undamaged portion of the metallic component adjacent to the damaged portion;

measuring the undamaged portion to determine the dimensions of the removed damaged portion and the removed recesses from the
undamaged portion;

fabricating a replacement portion using additive manufacturing techniques in accordance with the determined dimensions of
the removed damaged portion and the removed recesses from the undamaged portion, wherein the replacement portion includes
a locking feature that comprises flanges that correspond in shape with the recesses, and further wherein the replacement portion
is fabricated using a first material at a first end thereof and a second material at a second end thereof that is opposite
the first end, wherein the first material differs from the second material; and

joining the replacement portion with the undamaged portion of the damaged metallic component to form a repaired metallic component,
wherein the joining further comprises joining the flanges of the locking feature with the recesses in the undamaged portion.


US Pat. No. 9,157,966

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ONLINE DETERMINATION OF BATTERY STATE OF CHARGE AND STATE OF HEALTH

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1. A system for determining on-line battery's state of charge, the system comprising:
a measurement section having a voltage sensor, a current sensor and a temperature sensor, the measurement section adapted
to take on-line measurements from the battery;

a computer having a battery dynamic model stored in a non-volatile memory, the battery dynamic model including various values
of parameters Rs, Cst, Rst, Clt and Rlt determined at various temperatures, terminal voltages and currents while the battery is off line, the parameters being elements
of a battery model that includes:

a resistance Rs in series with a first and a second RC branch;

the first RC branch representing a polarization phenomenon for short time just after keeping the battery in rest;
the first RC branch including a capacitor Cst connected in parallel with a resistor Rst;

the second RC branch representing the polarization phenomenon for long time just after keeping the battery in rest;
the second RC branch including a capacitor Clt connected in parallel with a resistor Rlt;

a computer having a processor adapted to receive the on-line measurements from the measurement section and to calculate an
open circuit voltage online, using an equation

VOC=VBAT+?VR+?VP where VBAT—Battery terminal voltage, ?VR—Voltage drop due to battery resistance, and ?VP—Voltage drop due to polarization phenomenon;
wherein ?VP is computed using an equation

in which values of Rs, Cst, Rst, Clt and Rlt are determined from the battery dynamic model by comparing the received on-line measurements to the battery dynamic model;
and
a display unit for displaying the state of charge of the online battery.

US Pat. No. 9,140,558

NAVIGATION SYSTEM INITIALIZATION WITH INERTIAL DATA COMPENSATION

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1. A method for initializing a navigation system, the method comprising:
receiving inertial measurement data from one or more inertial sensors during a period after power-up of the navigation system
and prior to initialization of the navigation system;

storing the inertial measurement data in a buffer with an indication of a time of validity for the inertial measurement data;
receiving navigation data from an aiding source prior to initialization of the navigation system, the navigation data having
a time of validity that is earlier than a time in which the navigation data is received, wherein the navigation data is not
valid for the time in which the navigation data is received;

estimating an initial navigation solution with the navigation data;
summing inertial measurement data from the buffer to produce an inertial motion estimate for a time increment after the time
of validity of the navigation data;

applying at least one of coning or sculling compensation to the inertial motion estimate to produce a compensated inertial
motion estimate;

propagating the initial navigation solution forward in time by the time increment based on the compensated inertial motion
estimate to update the navigation solution to the current time; and

initializing the navigation system with the navigation solution that is updated to the current time.

US Pat. No. 9,110,118

PROXIMITY SENSOR WITH HEALTH MONITORING

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1. A proximity sensor, comprising:
a variable gain oscillator adapted to receive electrical energy, the variable gain oscillator including a sensor coil and
having a gain that varies with proximity of a target to the sensor coil, the variable gain oscillator coupled to receive a
feedback signal and configured, in response to the feedback signal, to (i) generate an oscillating electrical signal having
a substantially constant amplitude magnitude and (ii) generate an energy signal representative of the electrical energy received
by the variable gain oscillator;

a feedback circuit coupled to receive the oscillating electrical signal and configured, in response thereto, to supply the
feedback signal; and

a proximity determination circuit coupled to receive the energy signal and configured, in response thereto, to supply a proximity
signal representative of target proximity to the sensor coil, the proximity determination circuit comprising:

a low-pass filter circuit coupled to receive the energy signal and supply a filtered energy signal,
a near/far comparator circuit coupled to receive the filtered energy signal and configured, in response thereto, to supply
the proximity signal (i) at a logic-LOW state when the target is within a first predetermined distance of the sensor coil
and (ii) at a logic-HIGH state at least when the target is not within a second predetermined distance of the sensor coil,
and

two resistors coupled between the low-pass filter and the near/far comparator, at least one of the two resistors providing
temperature compensation for the proximity determination circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,416,074

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE

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1. A process for preparing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene comprising:
(a) removing impurities selected from the grow consisting of metal halides, metal oxides, and carbonaceous materials from
a reactor such that the reactor is substantially free of impurities;

(b) providing a starting composition comprising 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane in the reactor under conditions effective
to produce a final composition comprising 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene.

US Pat. No. 9,335,917

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ENHANCED HMI NAVIGATION

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1. A method for providing human machine interface (HMI) navigation, the method comprising:
receiving airspace data associated with a flight plan, wherein the flight plan comprises phases of flight;
displaying on a display the airspace data associated with a region of the flight plan;
displaying a time scale substantially coextensive with the region, wherein the time scale comprises i) a waypoint and estimated
time of arrival at the waypoint and ii) relative time;

displaying, substantially coextensive with the time scale, a flight phase indicator comprising a segment associated with each
phase of flight of the flight plan;

sliding the time scale on the display in a first direction to view a future region; and
sliding the time scale on the display in a second, substantially opposite direction to view a previous region.

US Pat. No. 9,322,567

MODULAR WALL MODULE PLATFORM FOR A BUILDING CONTROL SYSTEM

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1. A wall module configured to communicate with a building controller for controlling one or more components of an HVAC system,
the wall module comprising:
a housing including a cover and a base;
a port for communicating control signals to one or more components of an HVAC system;
a memory;
a user interface comprising an overlay secured to the cover of the housing, the overlay comprising an overlay configuration
including one or more touch sensitive regions for accepting an input from a user;

a controller disposed within the housing and operatively coupled to the port, the memory, and the user interface, wherein
the controller is configured to detect an overlay configuration of the user interface from two or more different overlay configurations
and to change the controller's behavior based on the detected overlay configuration; and

a removable sensor module that include a sensor, wherein the controller is configured to detect a sensor configuration of
the sensor module from two or more different sensor configurations, and to change the controller's behavior based on the detected
sensor configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,293,052

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODULATING ALERTS FOR AN INTENDED RUNWAY

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1. A system for modulating an alert provided to a pilot of an aircraft, the aircraft configured to be aligned with an intended
runway of a plurality of runways, the system comprising:
an alert system designating the alert related to the intended runway;
a processor configured to:
determine a location of the aircraft and its proximity to one of the intended runway or an unintended runway;
select a first format of the alert when the proximity of the aircraft is within a first threshold to the intended runway;
select a second format of the alert when the proximity of the aircraft is within a second threshold to the unintended runway;
and

present the alert in the first format when the proximity is within the first threshold to the intended runway and the alert
in the second format when the proximity is within the second threshold to the unintended runway, wherein the first and second
formats comprise audio content having a given volume and inflection and wherein the alert comprises an aural alert and the
first format comprises a volume less than the volume of the second format.

US Pat. No. 9,194,842

THERMAL ACOUSTIC IMAGING METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING DEFECTS IN AN OBJECT

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1. A system for detecting defects in an object, the system comprising:
a phased acoustic array comprising a plurality of acoustic wave transceivers (AWTs) positioned around the object at different
positions with respect to the object and with respect to each other;

a broadband frequency signal generator coupled to each of the AWTs, and being designed to generate a broadband acoustic energy
signal;

an acoustics processor coupled to the plurality of AWTs and to the broadband frequency signal generator, the acoustics processor
designed to:

activate each of the AWTs so that each AWT transmits acoustic waves generated based on the broadband acoustic energy signal
toward the object while the plurality of AWTs remain stationary with respect to the object, wherein each of the AWTs detects
acoustic waves received from the object that are generated by the object in response to the transmitted acoustic waves as
received acoustic waves;

process the received acoustic waves detected by each of the AWTs to generate spectral response data that corresponds to each
of the AWTs; and

process the spectral response data to determine an optimized setup comprising optimized excitation frequencies and optimized-inspection
positions for positioning a plurality of infrared imaging devices at different locations around the object; and

a plurality of infrared imaging devices configured to be selectively positioned with respect to the object at the optimized
inspection positions such that the infrared imaging devices are selectively aimed at one or more particular regions of interest
that have been determined to correspond to potential locations of defects in the object.

US Pat. No. 9,153,912

CONNECTOR BACKSHELL FOR SHIELDED CONDUCTORS

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1. A connector backshell assembly, comprising:
a first cover;
a second cover spaced apart from the first cover;
a first sidewall block between the first cover and the second cover;
a second sidewall block between the first cover and the second cover, the second sidewall block spaced apart from and facing
the first sidewall block; and

at least one shield termination structure between the first cover and the second cover, the at least one shield termination
structure including a plurality of slots that are substantially parallel to each other;

wherein the first and second covers, and the first and second sidewall blocks, define a front opening in communication with
the slots of the at least one shield termination structure;

wherein each of the slots in the at least one shield termination structure are configured to hold a conductor that extends
from a rear portion of the backshell assembly into the front opening for termination connection with an electrical connector;

wherein the backshell assembly is electrically conductive and provides a shield to prevent electromagnetic interference with
each conductor.

US Pat. No. 9,145,214

AUXILIARY POWER UNIT INLET DOOR HAVING OPENINGS FORMED THEREIN

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1. An inlet door system for providing air to at least an auxiliary power unit (APU) contained within an aircraft, the inlet
door system comprising:
a duct configured to extend from the auxiliary power unit (APU) to an intake opening formed in an outer surface of the aircraft,
the duct including an inlet port, an outlet port, and a duct sidewall extending between the inlet port and the outlet port,
the duct sidewall defining an air flow passage between the inlet port and the outlet port;

an inlet door including an inner surface, an outer surface, and an outer peripheral edge between the inner and outer surfaces,
the outer peripheral edge of the inlet door is defined by a front edge, a back edge, a first side edge, and a second side
edge, the inlet door rotationally coupled to the duct, the inlet door configured to selectively rotate between (i) a closed
position, in which the inlet door seals the air inlet port and prevents air flow into the inlet port, and (ii) a plurality
of open positions, in which the inlet door does not seal the air inlet and allows air flow into the inlet port; and

a plurality of openings extending through the inlet door between the inner surface and the outer surface, each opening disposed
adjacent to only the first side edge and the second side edge.

US Pat. No. 9,430,575

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENHANCING CONSUMER ABILITY TO OBTAIN INFORMATION VIA BAR CODES

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1. A method comprising:
identifying at least a trouble condition of a problem with a product or a service;
responsive to the identifying, providing a bar code associated with the trouble condition of the problem with the product
or the service on a display device on the product, on a printed tag attached to the product, or on physical material associated
with the service;

providing a portable communications device;
scanning the bar code with the portable communications device;
extracting at least some information embedded in the scanned bar code;
transmitting, via a computer network, the extracted at least some information, to a remote source of information pertaining
to the product or the service;

downloading, from the remote source of information, via the computer network, responsive information identified, at least
in part, by the transmitted at least some information; and

the portable communications device and the product exchanging direct commands and requests via a plurality of bar codes, including
the bar code, to fix the problem.

US Pat. No. 9,363,119

FSK DECODING USING ENVELOPE COMPARISON IN THE DIGITAL DOMAIN

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1. A method of frequency-shift keying (FSK) decoding, comprising:
generating a pulse waveform (R'Edge) from a received FSK encoded signal (FSK signal) and a system clock (Sys_clk);
generating a plurality of clocks from said R'Edge and said Sys_clk including a first clock and second clock framing a frequency
for a logic ‘0’ level of said FSK signal, and a third clock and fourth clock framing a frequency for a logic ‘1’ level of
said FSK signal;

generating at least four frequency envelopes from said plurality of clocks including a logic ‘0’ envelope, a logic ‘1’ envelope,
a lower frequency envelope below said logic ‘0’ envelope, and an upper frequency envelope above said logic ‘1’ envelope;

comparing said R'Edge to said four frequency envelopes, and
outputting a decoded output of said logic ‘0’ if said R'Edge overlaps said logic ‘0’ envelope, said logic ‘1’ if said R'Edge
overlaps said logic ‘1’ envelope, and a previous output state if said R'Edge does not overlap said logic ‘0’ envelope or overlap
said logic ‘1’ envelope.

US Pat. No. 9,297,895

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IN-TRAIL OPPORTUNITY WINDOW ESTIMATOR

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1. A method for estimating an In-Trail procedure (ITP) altitude change by an ITP aircraft in an airspace occupied by a plurality
of other aircraft that broadcast automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) information, wherein the ADS-B information
comprises at least current location, bearing, altitude, and airspeed of the broadcasting plurality of other aircraft, the
method comprising:
receiving information corresponding to a desired ITP altitude for the ITP aircraft;
receiving at the ITP aircraft the broadcast ADS-B information for each one of the plurality of other aircraft;
estimating over a projected window period at least locations of the plurality of other aircraft based on the received ADS-B
information, wherein the projected window period corresponds to a period of time during which a crew of the ITP aircraft desires
to transition to the desired ITP altitude;

estimating multiple ITP maneuver opportunity windows based on the estimated location of each aircraft of the plurality of
other aircraft and based on a current airspeed and a current altitude of the ITP aircraft, wherein the ITP aircraft reaches
the desired ITP altitude at the completion of two or more ITP maneuvers, and wherein each of the multiple ITP maneuver opportunity
windows defines at least a soonest time for the ITP aircraft to initiate an ITP maneuver of the two or more ITP maneuvers
and a latest time for the ITP aircraft to initiate the same ITP maneuver; and

generating a graphical display that presents an ITP maneuver opportunity window icon for each of the multiple ITP maneuver
opportunity windows, wherein the ITP maneuver opportunity window icon graphically indicates at least the soonest time and
the latest time for the ITP aircraft to initiate the ITP maneuver associated with the ITP maneuver opportunity window icon.

US Pat. No. 9,300,044

METHODS FOR RF CONNECTIONS IN CONCENTRIC FEEDS

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1. A concentric feed including an outer-conductive tube electrically connected at a base of an inner-conductive tube to an
outer-conductive tube by a process comprising the steps of:
configuring the outer-conductive tube to include:
a side-port;
a first-edge surface;
a first-interior surface sharing an edge with and perpendicular to the first-edge surface;
a second-edge surface; and
a second-interior surface sharing an edge with and perpendicular to the second-edge surface;
a third-edge surface; and
a third-interior surface sharing an edge with and perpendicular to the third-edge surface,
an inner-conductive tube including:
a base at a base-end of the inner-conductive tube, the base including a first lip protruding orthogonal to a first surface
of the base, a second lip protruding orthogonal to a second surface of the base, and a third lip protruding orthogonal to
a third surface of the base and a central-port centered on a central axis; and

configuring the inner-conductive tube to include:
the base at a base-end of the inner-conductive tube, the base including a first lip and a second lip protruding orthogonal
to a first surface and a second surface, respectively, and a central-port centered on the central axis and parallel to the
central axis; and

a main-body extending in the axial direction from the base; and
positioning the outer-conductive tube to contact the inner-conductive tube at the base wherein the outer-conductive tube and
the inner-conductive tube are co-aligned to the central axis.

US Pat. No. 9,293,050

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TACTICAL VIEWING OF DATALINK MESSAGES

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1. A system for producing views of datalink messages, the system comprising:
a datalink application processor configured to receive and decode an uplink datalink message, the datalink application processor
including a datalink message manager;

a control processor in operative communication with the datalink application processor and configured to communicate with
the datalink message manger;

a datalink display unit in operative communication with the datalink application processor; and
a crew alerting display unit in operative communication with the control processor, the crew alerting display unit configured
to show a visual annunciation of the uplink datalink message;

wherein the visual annunciation includes at least part of the datalink message and is shown on the crew alerting display unit
without any interaction by a user.

US Pat. No. 9,273,989

FOAM FILLED DIELECTRIC ROD ANTENNA

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1. An antenna combination, comprising:
a feed-through having an input side including a connector for coupling to a transmission line connector and an output side
attaching to an aperture in a top surface or a nozzle of a storage tank, said output side including an inner cavity;

a foam filled dielectric rod antenna (foam filled antenna) coupled to said output side of said feed-through configured for
launching electromagnetic waves into said storage tank and receiving reflected electromagnetic waves from a product material
in said storage tank, said foam filled antenna including:

a nose portion including a sub-portion positioned within said inner cavity;
a rod-shaped portion extending from beyond said inner cavity to an antenna launch end opposite said nose portion,
wherein said rod-shaped portion includes an outer solid dielectric material including a thickness transition region,
wherein a thickness of said outer solid dielectric material decreases toward said antenna launch end to a constant minimum
thickness shell region that extends to said antenna launch end, said outer solid dielectric material defining an inner hollow
region, and

a dielectric foam fill material filling said inner hollow region.

US Pat. No. 9,219,313

ANTENNA WITH EFFECTIVE AND ELECTROMAGNETIC BANDGAP (EBG) MEDIA AND RELATED SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. An apparatus comprising:
an antenna comprising multiple layers;
wherein at least a first of the layers comprises both an effective medium and an electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) medium;
wherein the effective medium and the EBG medium are areas that are patterned differently in that material in the effective
medium is patterned at a length scale smaller than a length scale of material in the EBG medium, the length scale of the EBG
medium closer to a working wavelength of the antenna than the length scale of the effective medium.

US Pat. No. 9,097,507

NON-CONTACT SHIFT LEVER POSITION DETECTOR AND HEALTH STATUS MONITORING SYSTEM

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1. A non-contact shift lever position detector, comprising:
a housing;
a gear position shift lever disposed partially within the housing and moveable to at least a first position, a second position,
and a third position;

a magnet disposed within the housing, the magnet coupled to the gear position shift lever and movable therewith;
a plurality of magnetic sensors fixedly disposed within the housing and including a first magnetic sensor, a second magnetic
sensor, and a third magnetic sensor, each magnetic sensor spaced apart from the magnet by a gap and configured to supply an
independent continuous analog output voltage representative of its proximity to the magnet; and

a processor coupled to receive the continuous analog output voltage supplied from each of the magnetic sensors and configured,
upon receipt thereof, to determine:

when the gear position shift lever is in the first position, the second position, and the third position,
when one or more of the magnetic sensors is faulty or inoperable, and
when the gap between the magnet and the magnetic sensors has increased or decreased beyond a threshold distance.

US Pat. No. 9,222,406

WASTEGATES AND WASTEGATE COMPONENTS

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1. A wastegate assembly comprising:
a plug configured to plug a wastegate opening wherein the plug comprises a concave, at least partially spherical surface and
a pair of peg sockets;

a shaft configured for receipt by a bore in a wastegate chamber; and
a rotatable arm extending from the shaft wherein the arm comprises a bulbous portion, a pair of pegs that extend outwardly
from the bulbous portion, wherein the pair of peg sockets are configured for rotatable receipt of the pair of pegs and wherein
the bulbous portion comprises a convex, at least partially spherical surface configured for contacting the concave, at least
partially spherical surface of the plug for a closed orientation of the plug with respect to the wastegate opening.

US Pat. No. 9,147,349

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INCREASING SITUATIONAL AWARENESS BY CORRELATING INTRUDER AIRCRAFT ON A LATERAL MAP DISPLAY AND A VERTICAL SITUATION DISPLAY

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A method for displaying a first intruder aircraft symbology on a lateral map (LMAP) display and on a vertical situation
display (VSD), comprising:
receiving navigational data pertaining to a first intruder aircraft;
rendering symbology graphically representative of the first intruder aircraft on the LMAP display and the VSD;
in response to receiving, from a user input device, a selection of the first intruder aircraft on one of 1) the lateral map
display (LMAP) and 2) the VSD, highlighting the first intruder aircraft on the LMAP display and on the VSD;

determining a number of intruders hidden behind the first intruder; and
displaying indicia adjacent to the first intruder symbol indicative of the number of intruders hidden behind the first intruder.

US Pat. No. 9,128,028

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY DETECTORS

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1. A detection system, comprising:
a thermal conductivity detector, wherein the thermal conductivity detector includes:
a single fluidic channel formed by a first wafer and a second wafer such that the single fluidic channel includes a single
inlet and a single outlet having a width greater than a width of the single fluidic channel between the single inlet and the
single outlet; and

multiple sensors configured to determine one or more properties associated with a thermal conductivity of a fluid in the single
fluidic channel and determine an identity and concentration of the fluid, wherein the multiple sensors include multiple flow
sensors located within the single fluidic channel adjacent a single side of the single fluidic channel and configured to determine
a rate of flow of the fluid through the single fluidic channel; and

a non-destructive detector coupled in series to the thermal conductivity detector, wherein the thermal conductivity detector
is a non-differential thermal conductivity detector, and wherein the non-destructive detector receives the fluid from the
thermal conductivity detector and performs additional analysis of the one or more properties, including a pressure, associated
with the fluid.

US Pat. No. 9,295,305

D-RING WITH RESCUE ATTACHMENT AND LANYARD ATTACHMENTS INTEGRATED

Honeywell International I...

1. A fall-protection D-ring apparatus for connecting a webbed safety harness to fall protection safety devices, the apparatus
comprising:
a unitary solid body with a top and an opposing bottom surface, the unitary solid body comprising:
a slotted webbing aperture extending through the body between the top surface and the bottom surface, the slotted webbing
aperture having a major dimension sized to receive a webbing having up to a predetermined width and having a minor dimension
sized to receive the webbing's thickness such that the unitary solid body is slidable along a length of the webbing, wherein
the major dimension is substantially greater than the minor dimension, wherein the minor dimension is sized to maintain the
webbing in a substantially untwisted state; and

said fall protection safety devices comprise:
means for simultaneously and independently connecting to at least three non-intersecting circular apertures extending through
the body between the top surface and the bottom surface, wherein each of the at least three non-intersecting circular apertures
receive said respective connecting means of said fall-protection safety devices; and,

a fall-protection safety harness having the webbing, wherein the fall protection safety harness is securely coupled to the
unitary solid body with a criss-cross point of the webbing inserted into the slotted webbing aperture.

US Pat. No. 9,213,539

SYSTEM HAVING A BUILDING CONTROL DEVICE WITH ON-DEMAND OUTSIDE SERVER FUNCTIONALITY

Honeywell International I...

1. A system for accommodating a building control device, comprising:
a user interface;
a building control device comprising memory and connected to the user interface;
an external server connected to the building control device; and
a mechanism for accommodating plug-in applications; and
wherein:
the external server is for extending capability of the building control device;
obtaining a plug-in application comprises:
downloading code and/or data; and
wherein the downloading occurs from the external server to the building control device;
integrating and presenting available plug-in applications via a thin client user interface comprise:
requesting a view of an application of the building control device through a thin client user interface; and
receiving the view of the application, menu and/or navigation links to plug-in applications displayed at the thin client user
interface; and

wherein the view is generated by the building control device or the external server;
a user access of plug-in applications comprises:
retrieving a plug-in application view including data via the user interface;
selecting the plug-in application of the plug-in application view for downloading to the building control device from the
user interface;

downloading the selected plug-in application to the building control device; and
installing the selected plug-in application on the building control device; and
wherein:
the data are fetched from the building control device or the external server; and
the user interface is of a thin client type;
plug-in applications are seamlessly integrated into the building control device through the external server;
obtaining a plug-in application further comprises:
providing optional authorization, if selected, to obtain a plug-in application;
configuring the plug-in application for integration into the user interface for the building control device; and
entering parameters to access plug-in application modules via the external server;
integration and presentation of plug-in applications via a rich client user interface comprise:
requesting plug-in application modules through a rich client user interface; and
wherein the requesting is processed by the building control device and proxied to the external server if the building control
device does not have the plug-in application modules in storage.

US Pat. No. 9,491,802

ON-CHIP ALKALI DISPENSER

Honeywell International I...

1. An on-chip alkali dispenser comprising:
a monolithic semiconductor substrate defining a trench therein;
an evaporable metal material disposed in the trench;
a heating element disposed proximate the evaporable metal material and configured to provide heat to the evaporable metal
material; and

a getter material disposed to sorb unwanted materials released from the evaporable metal material.

US Pat. No. 9,441,692

PROXIMITY SENSOR FOR BRAKE WEAR DETECTION

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1. A proximity sensor for detection of wear in a brake disc stack on an aircraft, the proximity sensor comprising:
a bracket;
a wear pin configured to move in a first direction through a hole defined by the bracket as the brake disc stack wears; and
a switch configured to detect movement of the wear pin in the first direction, wherein the switch is configured to be in a
first state until the wear pin moves in the first direction to a predetermined position, and when the wear pin moves in the
first direction to the predetermined position, the switch changes from the first state to a second state in which the switch
indicates that the brake disc stack has worn a predetermined amount, and wherein the switch is mounted on the bracket.

US Pat. No. 9,413,291

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FREQUENCY DRIFT COMPENSATION FOR A DIELECTRIC RESONATOR OSCILLATOR

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL I...

1. A system comprising:
a printed circuit board having at least a first side and a second side;
an oscillator circuit disposed on the first side of the printed circuit board; and
a dielectric resonator disposed on the first side of the printed circuit board;
wherein the dielectric resonator is electrically coupled to the oscillator circuit,
wherein the oscillator circuit has a first temperature coefficient,
wherein the dielectric resonator has a second temperature coefficient to compensate for frequency drift caused by the first
temperature coefficient of the oscillator circuit,

wherein the second temperature coefficient is calculated by ?F/F0*1/?T, and
wherein ?F is change in frequency, F0 is a starting frequency, and ?T is change in temperature.