US Pat. No. 9,839,104

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF PROVIDING ENHANCED ELECTRIC FENCE DIAGONSTICS

ELECTRIC GUARD DOG, LLC, ...

1. A method of diagnosing and controlling an electric fence system comprising the steps of:
a) transmitting a first adjustable power signal along a conduction route of a first electric fence of the electric fence system;
b) sampling a first signal output of the first adjustable power signal at a driven end of the conduction route;
c) sampling a second signal output of the first adjustable power signal at an open end of the conduction route;
d) analyzing the first signal output and the second signal output to determine a load on the electric fence system;
e) setting the first adjustable power signal to a first power level to match capacity to the load; and
f) repeating the method from step (a).

US Pat. No. 9,839,170

FEEDER

FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO., LT...

1. A feeder for inserting carrier tape, in which many components are successively stored in a conveyance direction and in
which engaging holes which have a prescribed relationship with the components are formed at a regular pitch interval in the
conveyance direction, into an insertion section, and feeding the carrier tape such that the components are sequentially supplied
to a supply position on a side opposite to the insertion section, the feeder comprising:
a main body;
a downstream sprocket rotatably provided on the insertion section of the main body; and
an upstream sprocket rotatably provided further upstream in the conveyance direction than the downstream sprocket;
wherein downstream engaging protrusions that engage with the engaging holes are formed at a fixed angle around an entire outer
circumference of the downstream sprocket; and

wherein upstream engaging protrusions that engage with the engaging holes are formed at a fixed angle around a first portion
of an outer circumference of the upstream sprocket, a second portion of the outer circumference of the upstream sprocket is
free of the upstream engaging protrusions, and a circumferential distance of the second portion of the outer circumference
of the upstream sprocket is greater than a circumferential distance of the first portion of the outer circumference of the
upstream sprocket.

US Pat. No. 9,839,169

PRINTED BOARD TRANSPORT APPARATUS

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...

1. A printed board transport apparatus comprising:
a first conveyor installed in a working apparatus for performing work on a printed board, and configured to transport the
printed board between a working portion where the working apparatus performs work on the printed board and a printed board
loading/unloading portion of the working apparatus; and

a second conveyor configured to transport the printed board to the first conveyor in a loading step of loading the printed
board into the working apparatus through the printed board loading/unloading portion, and receive the printed board from the
first conveyor in an unloading step of unloading the printed board from the working apparatus through the printed board loading/unloading
portion,

wherein the first conveyor includes a first transport member on which the printed board is to be placed, and transports the
printed board by using both a function of transporting the printed board by rotating the first transport member, and a function
of moving between the working portion and the printed board loading/unloading portion in a direction parallel to a transport
direction of the printed board,

the second conveyor includes a second transport member on which the printed board is to be placed, and transports the printed
board by rotating the second transport member,

the printed board is to be transferred from the second conveyor to the first conveyor in the loading step, when the first
transport member and the second transport member rotate in the same direction at a predetermined rotational speed in a state
in which the first conveyor has moved to and stopped at a position adjacent to the second conveyor, and transferred from the
first conveyor to the second conveyor in the unloading step, when the first transport member and the second transport member
rotate in the same direction at a predetermined rotational speed in a state in which the first conveyor has moved to and stopped
at a position adjacent to the second conveyor,

the first conveyor moves toward the working portion in at least one of the loading step and the unloading step by changing
a rotational speed of the first transport member from a rotation speed at a conveyor transfer start timing to a predetermined
rotational speed for conveyor movement, after a length of a downstream portion of the printed board, which is placed on one
of the first conveyor and the second conveyor, which is positioned downstream in the transport direction, has reached a predetermined
support length,

the support length is a length of a minimum downstream portion with which the printed board placed on one of the first conveyor
and the second conveyor positioned downstream in the transport direction does not fall, and

the rotational speed for conveyor movement is a rotational speed at which the printed board does not slip with respect to
the first transport member and the second transport member.

US Pat. No. 9,839,168

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SERVICEABLE EMI SHIELDING

Digi International Inc., ...

1. An electronics device, the device comprising:
a circuit board;
at least one component mounted to the circuit board;
an electro-magnetic interference (EMI) shield that encloses the at least one component within a volume of space, wherein the
EMI shield comprises:

a sheet of shielding material shaped to define a shield fence and a shield cover, wherein the shield fence is mechanically
attached to a surface of the circuit board and extends away from the surface; and

a kiss-cut feature in the sheet of shielding material between the shield fence and the shield cover; wherein the kiss-cut
feature comprises a partial cut through the top surface of the sheet of shielding material along a path that facilitates detachment
of the shield cover from the shield fence.

US Pat. No. 9,839,167

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT PACKAGE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An electronic component package structure, comprising:
a substrate;
a conductive lid; and
a non-conductive adhesive,
wherein the substrate has a set attachment area for attaching an electronic component,
wherein the conductive lid has a top and a sidewall that extends toward the substrate,
wherein one side of the sidewall close to the substrate has a bonding end,
wherein the bonding end bonds the conductive lid to the substrate by using the non-conductive adhesive, and the conductive
lid bonded to the substrate encloses the attachment area and forms a shielding space over the attachment area,

wherein the non-conductive adhesive is located between the substrate and the bonding end, and has a dielectric constant not
less than 7 and a coating thickness not greater than 0.07 millimeters (mm),

wherein the electronic component package structure further comprises a solder mask disposed on a surface of one side of the
substrate facing the conductive lid, and

wherein an open window is disposed in the solder mask in a position in which the non-conductive adhesive is disposed.

US Pat. No. 9,839,166

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING HEAT RADIATOR AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a frame including at least one optical assembly and a structure configured to receive a portable electronic device including
a display, wherein an image on the display can be seen through the at least one optical assembly when the portable electronic
device is in the structure;

a wearing member connected to the frame and configured to be worn together with the frame on a head of a user; and
a heat radiator configured to remove heat from a space between the display and the optical assembly to outside the electronic
device, wherein:

the heat radiator comprises a fan,
the frame comprises a mounting opening unit formed on a side surface thereof in which the fan is mounted, and
the fan is configured to introduce air from outside the electronic device in to the frame or discharge air in the frame to
outside the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,839,165

MODULAR DATA CENTER AND CONTROLLING METHOD OF MODULAR DATA CENTER

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A modular data center comprising: an enclosure including a first intake port and a second intake port: a fan provided in
the enclosure and configured to create a first cooling wind from outside air without changing a temperature of the outside
air by taking in the outside air through the first intake port:
an air conditioner provided in the enclosure and configured to create a second cooling wind having a temperature lower than
the temperature of the outside air by taking in the outside air through the second intake port:

a plurality of racks provided in the enclosure and configured to house a plurality of electronic devices each provided with
an intake face to take in the first cooling wind and the second cooling wind; and

a control unit configured to adjust an air volume of the first cooling wind by controlling the fan, and so as to cool a temperature
of each electronic device to a specified temperature,

wherein the control unit includes a processor, the processor executes:
determining whether or not the air conditioner is in a stopped status;
when the air conditioner is not in the stopped status, stopping the air conditioner when a first assumed value of a sum of
air-conditioning power of the air conditioner and the fan, which is assumed to be consumed in a case of cooling the temperature
of each electronic device to the specified temperature by using the first cooling wind while stopping the air conditioner,
is smaller than a current value of the air-conditioning power, and

when the air conditioner is in the stopped status, operating the air conditioner when a second assumed value of the sum of
air-conditioning power of the air conditioner and the fan, which is assumed to be consumed in a case of cooling the temperature
of each electronic device to the specified temperature by using the first cooling wind and the second cooling wind while operating
the air conditioner, is smaller than the current value of the air-conditioning power.

US Pat. No. 9,839,164

RACK INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM HAVING MODULAR LIQUID DISTRIBUTION (MLD) CONDUITS

Dell Products, L.P., Rou...

1. A Rack Information Handling System (RIHS) comprising:
a rack having chassis-receiving bays;
more than one liquid cooled (LC) node each comprising a chassis received in a respective chassis-receiving bay of the rack
and containing heat-generating functional components, each LC node configured with a system of conduits to receive direct
injection of cooling liquid to regulate the ambient temperature of the node and provide cooling to the functional components
inside the node by removing heat generated by the heat-generating functional components;

a cooling subsystem having a liquid rail formed by more than one node-to-node, Modular Liquid Distribution (MLD) conduit between
LC nodes provisioned in the rack and comprising first and second terminal fluid connections attached on opposite ends of a
central conduit to seal to and enable fluid transfer between a port of a selected LC node and a port of another adjacent node;
and

a plurality of block liquid manifolds mountable at a back of a rack, where each block liquid manifold has two supply ports
and two rail return ports on an outside facing side of the block liquid manifold that respectively communicate with at least
one manifold supply port and a manifold return port on an inside facing side of the block liquid manifold, wherein the more
than one LC nodes are insertably placed in receiving bays of the rack corresponding to locations of the mounted block liquid
manifolds, with block supply ports and block return ports of the LC nodes and an inside facing portion of the corresponding
block liquid manifold linearly aligned, and sealing, for fluid transfer, the block supply and return ports of a selected one
or more LC nodes to the lineally aligned manifold supply and return ports of the inside facing portion of the block liquid
manifold, each block liquid manifold comprising a supply bypass tube that communicates a bypass supply flow between the two
rail supply ports with a node-selected portion of the bypass supply flow diverted from the manifold supply port to the block
supply port, each block liquid manifold comprising a return bypass tube that communicates a bypass return flow between the
two rail return ports with the node-selected portion of the bypass supply flow diverted after routing through the respective
LC node from the block return port to the manifold supply port.

US Pat. No. 9,839,163

MODULAR IT RACK COOLING ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS FOR ASSEMBLING SAME

Inertech IP LLC, Danbury...

1. A modular server rack cooling structure for cooling at least one server in at least one rack of a data center, the modular
server rack cooling structure comprising:
a first supporting member including a first plurality of beam members, wherein the first plurality of beam members are directly
coupled to each other to form a substantially U-shaped configuration;

a second supporting member including a second plurality of beam members, wherein the second plurality of beam members are
directly coupled to each other to form a substantially U-shaped configuration, wherein the first and second supporting members
are disposed in a diametrically opposed orientation;

a third supporting member including a third plurality of beam members, wherein the third plurality of beam members are directly
coupled to an upper end of each of the first and second plurality of beam members;

a first heat exchanger directly coupled to the first plurality of beam members of the first supporting member such that the
first heat exchanger is positioned in heat transfer relationship with a first plurality of servers, wherein the first heat
exchanger is not attached to the at least one rack;

a second heat exchanger coupled to the second plurality of beam members of the second supporting member such that the second
heat exchanger is positioned in heat transfer relationship with a second plurality of servers, wherein the second heat exchanger
is not attached to the at least one rack;

a third heat exchanger coupled to the third plurality of beam members of the third supporting member, the third heat exchanger
positioned at a right angle with respect to the first heat exchanger and the second heat exchanger; and

a fourth heat exchanger coupled to the third plurality of beam members of the third supporting member and extending upward
from the third plurality of beam members at an acute angle with respect to the third plurality of beam members.

US Pat. No. 9,839,162

COOLING SYSTEM FOR DATA CENTER RACK

Vapor IO Inc., Austin, T...

1. A method of cooling rack-mounted computing devices, the method comprising:
conducting a cooling fluid, at a first temperature and a first pressure, through an outer perimeter of three or more racks,
wherein the racks are arranged facing at least three different directions to define an interior chamber disposed on an opposite
side of the racks from the outer perimeter;

conducting the cooling fluid through the racks and in contact with heat-generating computing components within the racks such
that the temperature of the cooling fluid increases and heat is removed from the computing components;

conducting the cooling fluid through the interior chamber at a second temperature and a second pressure in a direction that
is generally orthogonal to the direction the cooling fluid flows when conducting the cooling fluid through the racks;

restricting, with a spatially modulated cooling fluid restrictor, the cooling fluid flowing to or from the interior chamber,
wherein restricting comprises:

imposing, with the cooling fluid restrictor, a first restriction on the cooling fluid in a first portion of the interior chamber;
and

imposing, with the cooling fluid restrictor, a second restriction on the cooling fluid in a second portion of the interior
chamber, the first restriction being less than the second restriction and the first portion being upstream of the second portion
along the cooling fluid flow through the interior chamber; and

automatically fully closing the spatially modulated cooling fluid restrictor to fluid flow with an actuator in response to
a signal from a sensor, wherein:

the racks fully horizontally surround the interior chamber;
the racks provide exterior-side access to the computing components via the outer perimeter and the chamber; and
the interior chamber includes or is adjacent exposed bus bars configured to deliver electrical power to rack-mounted computing
equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,839,161

THERMAL DUCTING FOR IMPROVED COOLING IN RACK DOMAINS

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A thermal ducting rail for rack chassis, the thermal ducting rail comprising:
a front perforation to receive cooling air from the environment from a front portion of a rack chassis, the front perforation
located on the thermal ducting rail at a front portion of the thermal ducting rail;

a front duct to guide the cooling air received from the environment by the front perforation to an external side of the thermal
ducting rail and along the external side of the thermal ducting rail toward a rear portion of the rack chassis, wherein the
front duct is located at the external side of the thermal ducting rail and does not extend beyond the front portion of the
thermal ducting rail; and

a rear perforation to:
receive the cooling air guided by said front duct along the external side of the thermal ducting rail at an internal side
of the thermal ducting rail behind a rear face of a rack device that is separate from the thermal ducting rail and is installed
in the thermal ducting rail; and

enable the cooling air to exit at the rear portion of the rack chassis behind the rear face of the rack device, the rear perforation
located at a rear portion of the thermal ducting rail;

wherein the thermal ducting rail receives the rack device for installing, at one side of the rack device, the rack device
into the thermal ducting rail while the thermal ducting rail is installed in the rack chassis.

US Pat. No. 9,839,160

WATER-BASED COMPUTING SYSTEM

International Business Ma...

1. A water-based data center, comprising:
a platform in a body of a water; and
a plurality of interconnected computer nodes secured to the platform;
wherein at least one of the computer nodes comprises a plurality of flexing electroactive polymer power devices and a plurality
of contracting electroactive polymer power devices, the plurality of flexing electroactive polymer power devices generating
power when flexed in response to movement of the plurality of interconnected computer nodes, and wherein the plurality of
contracting electroactive polymer power devices are configured to receive the power from the plurality of flexing electroactive
polymer power devices when wave energy of the water exceeds a threshold, the plurality of contracting electroactive polymer
power devices contracting in response to receiving the power from the plurality of flexing electroactive polymer power devices,
slowing down power generated from the plurality of flexing electroactive polymer power devices.

US Pat. No. 9,839,159

DISPENSE PATTERN FOR THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIAL FOR A HIGH ASPECT RATIO THERMAL INTERFACE

XILINX, INC., San Jose, ...

1. A method, comprising: applying thermal interface material to a first thermal interface element that forms an interface
area having a rectangular aspect ratio with a second thermal interface element, wherein the first thermal interface element
has thermal interface material applied thereto, the thermal interface material being laid out in a dual star-shaped pattern
that includes two star-shaped patterns of thermal interface material laid out in a longer direction of the interface area
such that respective local centers of the two star-shaped patterns are disposed on a common axis that is parallel to the longer
direction and wherein the thermal interface material for both of the two start-shaped patterns extends to a midline which
is disposed on the interface area that is perpendicular to the common axis.

US Pat. No. 9,839,158

VAPOR CYCLE CONVECTIVE COOLING OF ELECTRONICS

HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPO...

4. A thermal management system for electronics comprising:
a heat source;
a cold plate mechanically and thermally coupled to the heat source, the cold plate having a generally flat thermally conductive
body and an internal cooling channel integrally formed within the flat thermally conductive body through which a first cooling
fluid passes, the first cooling fluid being configured to remove heat from the flat thermally conductive body;

a vapor cycle system including:
a compressor located on an external surface of the cold plate;
an evaporator in fluid communication with the compressor located on the external surface of the cold plate;
a vapor channel through which a second cooling fluid, different than the first cooling fluid, travels between the compressor
and the evaporator, the vapor channel is formed within an interior of the flat thermally conductive body such that the first
cooling fluid is configured to remove heat directly from the second cooling fluid when the second cooling fluid is in vapor
state, the vapor channel having a first channel end located at an external surface of the flat thermally conductive body and
directly connected to the compressor at the external surface, and a second channel end located at the external surface and
directly connected to the evaporator at the external surface; and

an expansion valve disposed within the flat thermally conductive body; and
a heat dissipation device fluidly connected to the cooling channel of the cold plate to form a cycle.

US Pat. No. 9,839,157

LIQUID COOLING APPARATUS

MSI Computer (Shenzhen) C...

1. A liquid cooling apparatus, comprising:
a heat exchange module comprising a liquid inlet and a liquid outlet;
a cooling module comprising:
a first body being connected to the liquid outlet;
a second body being connected to the liquid inlet, and the first body being disposed above the second body;
a first cooling component being disposed between the first body and the second body, and
a cooling duct connecting the first body and the second body, and the cooling duct being in thermal contact with the first
cooling component, and

a pivoting mechanism being connected to the heat exchange module and the cooling module.

US Pat. No. 9,839,156

CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLIES

Hamilton Sundstrand Corpo...

1. A circuit thermal management arrangement, comprising:
a deflector configured to guide flow over an electronic component on a circuit board disposed in an air flow, wherein the
deflector is positioned over an upstream end of the electronic component.

US Pat. No. 9,839,155

THERMAL DUCTING SYSTEM

Panduit Corp., Tinley Pa...

1. A thermal ducting system for electronic equipment in an electronic equipment enclosure, the thermal ducting system comprising:
a top duct;
a bottom duct spaced apart from the top duct,
wherein the top duct and the bottom duct define an area for receiving the electronic equipment therebetween, and
wherein the top duct and the bottom duct are in fluid communication with a front of the electronic equipment enclosure such
that the top duct and the bottom duct receive cooled air from the front of the electronic equipment enclosure;

a side duct extending from the top duct to the bottom duct and along an intake side of the electronic equipment,
wherein the side duct is in fluid communication with the top duct and the bottom duct such that the side duct receives the
cooled air from the top duct and the bottom duct; and

at least one baffle positioned in the side duct perpendicular to the intake side of the electronic equipment,
wherein the at least one baffle includes a perforated portion and an imperforated portion positioned between the perforated
portion and the intake side of the electronic equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,839,154

FLAT ROOF INVERTER RACK

SolarCity Corporation, S...

1. A rack, comprising:
a first support structure having a sloped surface configured to support an inverter at an acute angle with respect to a supporting
surface upon which the first support structure is positioned;

a load center; and
a second support structure coupled to the first support structure, the second support structure being positioned on the supporting
surface, wherein the second support structure is secured to and supports the load center at a substantially orthogonal angle
with respect to the supporting surface,

wherein each of the support structures is formed from a plurality of substantially triangular support members, the substantially
triangular support members of the first support structure being interchangeable with the substantially triangular support
members of the second support structure.

US Pat. No. 9,839,145

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel;
a module cover positioned behind the display panel;
a housing positioned behind the module cover, the housing including a rear surface facing the module cover;
a motor assembly positioned between the housing and the module cover and installed on the rear surface of the housing;
a body driven by the motor assembly to move linearly along the rear surface of the housing;
a link including a first side pivotally connected to the body and a second side pivotally connected to the module cover; and
a guide positioned between the link and the housing and installed on the rear surface of the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,839,139

METHOD FOR REDUCING THIN FILMS ON LOW TEMPERATURE SUBSTRATES

NCC NANO, LLC, Dallas, T...

1. A method comprising;
dispersing an organic reducer and a metal oxide in a liquid;
depositing said dispersion on a substrate as a non-conductive thin film; and
exposing said non-conductive thin film to a single pulsed electromagnetic emission in an ambient atmosphere for said organic
reducer to initially react with said metal oxide chemically via a redox reaction to form metal particles, and for sintering
said metal particles to render said thin film from electrically non-conductive to electrically conductive, wherein said pulsed
electromagnetic emission has a pulse length of less than 20 ms and a radiated power of approximately 2 KW/cm2.

US Pat. No. 9,839,128

SOLDER VOID REDUCTION BETWEEN ELECTRONIC PACKAGES AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

International Business Ma...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a printed circuit board comprising,
a first dielectric layer;
at least one conductive layer formed on top of the first dielectric layer, wherein the at least one conductive layer comprises
at least one of a ground plane and a power plane;

a second dielectric layer formed on top of the at least one conductive layer;
a thermal pad formed on top of the second dielectric layer, wherein an electrical package is to be soldered on top of the
thermal pad;

at least one plated through hole partially filled with conductive material, wherein the at least one plated through hole extends
through the thermal pad, the second dielectric layer, the at least one conductive layer, and the first dielectric layer, wherein
the conductive material electrically couples one or more of the at least one conductive layer to the thermal pad; and

a backdrilled hole extending from the bottom of the printed circuit board to the at least one plated through hole, the backdrilled
hole remaining after removal of a portion of the conductive material from the at least one plated through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,839,119

ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FILM

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. An electrically conductive film comprising
an electrically conductive layer having a mesh-like structure formed from a fibrous electrically conductive filler on a resin
substrate that exhibits elastic deformation,

wherein
a stress relaxation rate (R) and a residual strain rate (a) of the electrically conductive film, as measured in a tensile-compression
test described below, satisfy the following relationships:

20%?R?95% and
0%???3%;
wherein the tensile-compression test is subjecting a piece of the electrically conductive film having a thickness of 50 ?m
in a shape of a No. 6 dumbbell having a width of measured portion of 4 mm and length of linear portion of 25 mm to an extension
process, a holding process, and then a restoration process using a tensile-compression tester in accordance with ISO 3384,

wherein the extension process conditions include
deflection correction being carried out at a force of 0.05 N or lower,
a speed of testing of 25 mm/min from 0% to 25% extension, and temperature of 23° C.,
wherein holding process conditions are holding for 5 minutes at 25% extension; and
wherein restoration process is conducted at a speed of testing of 0.1 mm/min until the tensile force reaches 0±0.05 N, and
temperature of 23° C.;

the stress relaxation rate (R) being calculated using the following formula:

wherein Fa(t0) is the tensile force in the piece of electrically conductive film measured immediately after the extension process is complete,
FA(t5) is the tensile force in the piece of electrically conductive film immediately after the holding process, and

wherein the residual strain rate (?) being defined as the amount of strain being measured in the electrically conductive film
immediately after the restoration process; and

wherein the resin substrate contains at least a thermosetting resin, a polyrotaxane, and a curing agent, and
wherein the fibrous electrically conductive filler contains at least one of carbon nanotubes, carbon nanobuds, metal nanowires
and combinations thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,839,071

TRAVERSAL OF WIRELESS PROFILES

Lantronix, Inc., Irvine,...

1. A wireless apparatus comprising:
a heterogeneous mix of wireless communication ports configured to acquire a representation of their environmental contexts,
a first subset of the wireless communication ports configured to communicate via a single protocol set, a second subset configured
to communicate via a plurality of protocol sets;

a traversal rules base storing a plurality of traversal rules sets, each traversal rules set governing selection of a wireless
profile and comprising contextual criteria;

a profile database storing a plurality of available wireless profiles for the wireless communication port; and
a profile selection module configured to:
select a selected traversal rules set from the plurality of traversal rules sets by comparing the representation of the environmental
context to the contextual criteria of the traversal rules sets,

identify a desired profile from the available wireless profiles by traversing profiles according to the selected traversal
rules set,

configure the wireless communication port to operate according to the desired profile; andthe contextual criteria comprising context attributes, the representation of the environmental context comprising environment
attributes adhering to a namespace of the contextual attributes; anda plurality of sensors configured to augment the representation of the environmental context, the plurality of sensors comprising
any one of a GPS sensor, position sensor, camera and accelerometer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,029

RADIO BASE STATION, USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user terminal that communicates with a radio base station via time division duplex, the user terminal comprising:
a receiver that receives information related to subframes; and
a transmitter that transmits a signal with a transmission power that is set based on the information related to the subframes,
wherein

mutually different frequency allocation methods are applied to fixed subframes, each of which is transmitted in the same direction
between different transmitting/receiving points, and flexible subframes, each of which is transmitted in different directions
between the transmitting/receiving points.

US Pat. No. 9,839,028

CARRIER AGGREGATION CONTROLLER AND METHOD

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A carrier aggregation controller for providing an aggregated baseband signal from a plurality of baseband signals, each
baseband signal of the plurality of baseband signals being associated with a respective central frequency of a plurality of
central frequencies, the aggregated baseband signal comprising the plurality of baseband signals each centered at the respective
central frequency of the plurality of central frequencies, the controller comprising
an accumulating memory;
a selector configured to add at least
a first list of frequency domain samples obtained for a first baseband signal to first consecutive locations in the accumulating
memory and

a second list of frequency domain samples obtained for a second baseband signal to second consecutive locations in the accumulating
memory; and

a time domain transformer configured to apply at least an inverse discrete Fourier transform to the frequency domain samples
accumulated in the accumulating memory, thereby obtaining the aggregated baseband signal;

wherein the first consecutive locations are centered at a first preset location associated with the first baseband signal,
and the second consecutive locations are centered at a second preset location associated with the second baseband signal.

US Pat. No. 9,839,026

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION OF A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. A method of transmitting, by a base station, control information to a terminal in a subframe, the method comprising:
transmitting information about a first control channel, the first control channel being in a first region of the subframe;
and

transmitting the control information through the first control channel,
wherein:
the subframe comprises the first region and a second region, the first region comprising first resource elements and the second
region comprising second resource elements;

one or more of the first resource elements are assigned to the first control channel and the other of the first resource elements
are assigned to a data channel;

the second resource elements are assigned to a second control channel; and
the one or more of the first resource elements are determined at least based on an identifier of the terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,839,010

TRANSMISSION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SIGNALS FROM A USER EQUIPMENT FOR ORTHOGONAL RECEPTION AT MULTIPLE POINTS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to transmit an acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ack/nack) signal, the method
comprising:
receiving configuration information through higher layer signaling;
receiving at least one data transport block;
determining a first resource or a second resource based on the received configuration information;
transmitting an ack/nack signal associated with the received at least one data transport block using a first sequence on the
first resource, if the configuration information informs about the first sequence, wherein the first resource is determined
based on a lowest control channel element (CCE) index of a control channel and a first offset configured by the configuration
information; and

transmitting the ack/nack signal associated with the received at least one data transport block using a second sequence on
the second resource, if the configuration information does not inform about the first sequence, wherein the second resource
is determined based on the lowest CCE index of the control channel and a second offset configured by the configuration information,

wherein the first offset is UE-specific.

US Pat. No. 9,839,008

AVOIDING EXTENDED INTERFRAME SPACE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication comprising:
transmitting a first message at a beginning of a transmit opportunity (TXOP), wherein the first message indicates a fixed
transmission duration within the TXOP and comprises a first portion transmitted at a first data rate and a second portion
transmitted at a second data rate that is higher than the first data rate; and

transmitting a terminating message at the first data rate, wherein the terminating message comprises a clear-to-send (CTS)
message or an acknowledgement (ACK) message.

US Pat. No. 9,839,153

ASSEMBLY HAVING A RACK SERVER INSERT

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. Assembly, comprising
a rack server insert,
a server rack for accommodating multiple rack server inserts,
and a rack installation carrier for supporting the rack server insert in the server rack, wherein the rack server insert is
set up to be supported by telescopic rails in the server rack and wherein the rack installation carrier comprises two holders
each having a first rail fixed to the rack server insert and each having a second rail fixed to the server rack, wherein the
first rails freely and directly rest on the second rails so that the rack server insert is supported in the server rack and
the rack installation carrier is free in the extension direction of the first rails as well as the second rails and free in
a spatial direction that counteracts gravity.

US Pat. No. 9,839,152

CONTROL PANEL

DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC....

1. A control panel configured to be placed in a substantially vertical plane, the panel comprising:
a flat base that includes detectors;
an elastomer sheet mounted against the base, wherein the sheet defines openings through the sheet; and
a decorative fascia configured to define an inside face that faces a main surface of the sheet, wherein the decorative fascia
is provided with control buttons in communication with the detectors via the openings, wherein

the base, the sheet, and the fascia are arranged such that the actuation of a control button causes a detection by at least
one of the detectors; wherein

the control panel is in addition provided with a protection means formed of elements arranged such that when a liquid penetrates
between the sheet and the inside face of the decorative fascia, the liquid is guided along a determined course and re-emerges
from the panel having avoided critical zones leading to the detectors, wherein

the protection means includes a plurality of linear elements with a slope relative to the vertical plane such that the liquid
flows from one element to another from the top of the panel and converges at an outlet situated at the bottom of the panel.

US Pat. No. 9,839,151

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A WATERPROOF STRUCTURE

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. An electronic apparatus that is longer in one direction, the electronic apparatus comprising:
a display located on a front face of the electronic apparatus;
a body chassis housing the display, the body chassis including a first through hole located on a side face of the body chassis;
a first switch located in the body chassis, and facing the first through hole;
a first operation button for pressing the first switch, the first operation button being exposed from a side face of the electronic
apparatus;

a first waterproof member including a part interposed between the first switch and the first operation button, such that no
part of the first operation button directly contacts the first switch, the first waterproof member sealing an opening of the
first through hole;

a plurality of hardware buttons located at a lower end portion of the front face of the electronic apparatus, the plurality
of hardware buttons being aligned along a short-side direction of the electronic apparatus; and

a back cover covering a back face of the body chassis,
wherein the front face of the electronic apparatus includes a speaker hole located below the plurality of hardware buttons,
wherein the back cover is a single member, and the back cover includes a part continuously extending along a whole circumference
of the back face of the body chassis,

wherein the first operation button includes a rib engaging with the back cover, the rib being formed on a peripheral part
of the first operation button.

US Pat. No. 9,839,150

MULTI-STAGE SEALING SYSTEM FOR USE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE CONTROL UNIT

Conti Temic microelectron...

1. In a motor vehicle control unit including:
a housing having an interior, a first housing part and at least one further housing part,
at least one electronic component disposed in the interior of the housing, and
at least one conductor structure leading out of the interior of the housing between the housing parts for electrically conductively
connecting the electronic component in the interior of the housing to components outside the housing,

an electrically conductive connection electrically connecting said conductor structure to the electronic component in the
interior of the housing;

a multi-part sealing system for the housing, the multi-part sealing system comprising:
at least one device disposed in at least one of the housing parts for accommodating at least part of the multi-part sealing
system;

a first part of the multi-part sealing system being specifically suitable for preventing liquid noxious substances from penetrating
into the interior of the housing; and

further parts of the multi-part sealing system being specifically suitable for preventing gaseous noxious substances from
penetrating into the interior of the housing;

said further parts of the multi-part sealing system being completely displaced away from said electrically conductive connection
so that there is no physical contact between said electrically conductive connection and said further parts of the multi-part
sealing system.

US Pat. No. 9,839,149

FIXING BRACKET

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A fixing bracket for fixing a plurality of storage devices in a housing, each of the storage devices having a first sidewall
and a second sidewall that are opposite to each other and respectively have a plurality of fixing holes, the fixing bracket
comprising:
a frame body having an opening and an accommodating space, the frame body comprising a plurality of first fixing pins in the
accommodating space, a top board and a bottom board, wherein the opening is configured to receive the plurality of storage
devices into the accommodating space, and each of the first fixing pins for being inserted into the respective fixing hole
on the first sidewall;

a backboard opposite the opening;
a plurality of connecting ribs, the accommodating space bounded by the backboard, the plurality of connecting ribs, and the
opening; and

two independent pivotal members pivotally connected to the frame body to rotate to open or cover portions of the opening,
one of the pivotal members configured to pivot about a first axis extending through a first connection of the frame body and
the one of the pivotal member and the other of the pivotal members configured to pivot about a second axis extending through
a second connection of the frame body and the other of the pivotal members, wherein the first axis and second axis are spaced
apart and substantially parallel, each of the pivotal members comprising a plurality of second fixing pins, wherein when the
pivotal members cover parts of the opening, each of the second fixing pins is for being inserted into the corresponding fixing
hole on the second sidewall,

wherein the bottom board further comprises a second plate body and two second engaging structures, the second engaging portion
is a second hole, and each of the second engaging structures comprises:

a second elastic piece connected to an edge of the second plate body; and
a second protrusion perpendicularly disposed at a surface of the second elastic piece, wherein when the corresponding pivotal
member moves toward the opening, a second pivotal plate pivotally connected to the bottom board pushes the second protrusion,
so as to make the second elastic piece move toward the accommodating space, and when a covering plate abuts against the top
board and the bottom board, the second elastic piece recovers to make the second protrusion be engaged with the second hole.

US Pat. No. 9,839,148

DISPLAY DEVICE WALL MOUNTING APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display module configured to provide a screen;
a case configured to mount the display module therein;
a control box configured to mount at least one of a power supply or a controller therein and being arranged on a back surface
of the case, wherein a distance between the display module and a back surface of the control box is greater than a distance
between the display module and the back surface of the case;

a mount plate including a handle portion and a lower end portion; and
a mount fixer configured to be fixed to a wall, the mount fixer comprising a seating portion,
wherein the lower end portion of the mount plate is coupled to an upper end of the control box,
wherein the handle portion of the mount plate is configured to be positioned in the seating portion of the mount fixer,
wherein a support region of the handle portion is seated on the seating portion of the mount fixer, and
wherein the support region and a coupled region between the lower end portion and the upper end of the control box are on
a same plane which is parallel to the screen.

US Pat. No. 9,839,147

MAGNETIC STAND FOR TABLET DEVICE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A mount for securing a portable electronic device having a device magnetic element internally within the portable electronic
device, the mount comprising:
a body having a supporting surface, the body having a recess that receives a portion of the portable electronic device along
the supporting surface; and

a mounting magnetic element covered by the supporting surface and carried in the body at a location corresponding to the recess
such that when the portion of the portable electronic device is received in the recess, the device magnetic element and the
mounting magnetic element complete a magnetic circuit that retains the portion of the portable electronic device within the
recess and against the supporting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,839,146

HIGH VOLTAGE POWER MODULE

Cree, Inc., Durham, NC (...

1. A power module comprising:
a power substrate;
a first power semiconductor die on the power substrate and comprising a first contact and a second contact;
a second power semiconductor die on the power substrate and comprising a first contact and a second contact; and
a multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB) over the power substrate, the first power semiconductor die, and the second power
semiconductor die and coupled between the first power semiconductor die and the second power semiconductor die such that:

a first conductive layer of the multi-layer PCB is coupled between the first contact of the first power semiconductor die
and the first contact of the second power semiconductor die;

a second conductive layer of the multi-layer PCB is coupled between the second contact of the first power semiconductor die
and the second contact of the second power semiconductor die; and

the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer are separated by an insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,144

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY MODULE WITH SENSING ANTENNA

AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION,...

1. A display module, comprising:
a display panel;
a backlight module having a light exit surface and a reflective plate opposite to the light exit surface, wherein the display
panel is stacked on the light exit surface, wherein the reflective plate has a first surface and a second surface is opposite
to the first surface, wherein the first surface of the reflective plate is disposed toward and close to the display panel,
and the second surface of the reflective plate is disposed toward and far away the display panel; and

at least one sensing antenna disposed below the second surface of the reflective plate, wherein the antenna has a body and
two signal connecting terminals connecting the body, and when a sensing device approaches a display surface of the display
panel, the sensing antenna senses and transmits or receives data via the display surface of the display panel to the sensing
device approaches.

US Pat. No. 9,839,143

ELECTRODE JOINING METHOD, PRODUCTION METHOD OF ELECTRODE JOINED STRUCTURE

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. An electrode joining method comprising the steps of:
(i) feeding a flexible first substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the first
surface having a first connection region provided with a first electrode group including a plurality of first electrodes;

(ii) feeding a second substrate having a second connection region provided with a second electrode group including a plurality
of second electrodes corresponding to the plurality of first electrodes;

(iii) supplying a bonding material to at least one of the first electrode group and the second electrode group, the bonding
material including conductive particles and a thermosetting resin;

(iv) bringing the first electrode group and the second electrode group to face each other via the bonding material, with the
first electrode group and the second electrode group aligned with each other; and

(v) performing a joining process using a heating tool to be abutted against a pressing region on the second surface, the pressing
region corresponding to the first connection region,

the joining process including pressing one or more first electrodes selected from the plurality of first electrodes toward
one or more second electrodes corresponding to the one or more first electrodes, and heating the first electrodes and the
second electrodes to a temperature at which the thermosetting resin cures,

the joining process being performed successively, while moving the tool from a processing position of the selected one or
more first electrodes to a processing position of another one or more first electrodes that are not yet subjected to the joining
process.

US Pat. No. 9,839,142

VACUUM PALLET REFLOW

IMI USA, Inc., Tustin, C...

1. A system for manufacturing printed circuit boards, comprising:
an oven configured to elevate a temperature therein;
a portable solder pallet assembly configured to be selectively inserted into said oven, said portable solder pallet assembly
including:

a vacuum solder pallet mounted to a portable carrier and defining a selectively sealable solder chamber configured to temporarily
mount a printed circuit board therein; and

a vacuum chamber pallet mounted to said portable carrier and defining a chamber that is fluidly connected to said vacuum solder
pallet so as to provide a source of negative pressure relative to a pressure in said vacuum solder pallet chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,839,141

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A COMPONENT INTERCONNECT BOARD

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A method for manufacturing a component interconnect board comprising a conductor structure for providing electrical circuitry
to at least one component when mounted on said component interconnect board, said method comprising:
providing a pre-cut conductor sheet with a first predetermined pattern;
providing a pre-cut solder resist sheet with a second predetermined pattern for defining solder areas of said component interconnect
board;

forming a subassembly by laminating said pre-cut solder resist sheet on top of said pre-cut conductor sheet;
applying solder onto said subassembly including said solder areas;
placing said at least one component onto said subassembly;
performing soldering with said at least one component onto said subassembly;
splitting said subassembly into a plurality of subassemblies; and
laminating at least one of the subassemblies to a substrate;
wherein, in said subassembly, said solder resist sheet is further arranged to act as a carrier for said conductor sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,839,140

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT CARRIER FOR MOUNTING THE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT TO A CIRCUIT BOARD

LENOVO ENTERPRISE SOLUTIO...

1. A method, comprising:
positioning a header of a frame between opposing attachment arms for seating an electronic component in the frame;
positioning latching members of a latching mechanism of the frame at a distal end of each of the attachment arms for releaseably
seating the electronic component between the attachment arms, the attachment arms being resiliently flexible such that the
latching members bend to a release position and resiliently return to a grasping position for releasing and grasping the electronic
component, respectively;

positioning handling levers for removably mating the electronic component to a connector on a circuit board, the handling
levers extending upwardly through an outer casing housing the circuit board when in an open position for manually removing
the electronic component from the connector, and the handling levers being substantially parallel with a top surface of the
header when in a closed position when the electronic component is mated to the connector; and

positioning a moveable locking device within grooves of the attachment arms, wherein each of the grooves extend down a length
of one of the attachment arms from a proximal end of the attachment arm.

US Pat. No. 9,839,138

METHOD FOR FABRICATING BLACKENED CONDUCTIVE PATTERNS

Inktec Co., Ltd., Ansan-...

1. A method for fabricating conductive patterns on a non-conductive substrate comprising the steps of:
(i) forming a resist layer on the non-conductive substrate by applying a solution comprising an organic polymer material,
toluene and butyl acetate onto the non-conductive substrate;

(ii) forming a plurality of pattern grooves in the resist layer using a laser beam;
(iii) forming a single layer comprising a mixture of a conductive material and a blackening material by spin coating, roll
coating, spray coating, bar coating, dip coating, flow coating, doctor blade and dispensing, inkjet printing, offset printing,
screen printing, pad printing, gravure printing, flexography printing, or stencil printing in the pattern grooves; and

(iv) removing the resist layer remained on the non-conductive substrate by performing a heat treatment at a temperature of
500 to 650° C. so as to form the conductive patterns,

wherein the blackening material is a compound selected from the group consisting of a metal oxide, a metal sulfide and an
organic metal compound, and the compound contains one or more metal(s) selected from the group consisting of Cu, Zn, Ni, Co,
Ti, Mn, Fe, Cr, Nb, Ru, Cd, Ge and Sn,

wherein the conductive material and the blackening material are mixed together before filling the mixture in the pattern grooves
to form the single layer, and

wherein the conductive material comprises silver and the conductive material comprises both (1) a metal complex containing
silver and (2) metal nanoparticles produced by reacting the metal complex with a reducing agent.

US Pat. No. 9,839,137

WIRED CIRCUIT BOARD AND PRODUCING METHOD THEREOF

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. A method for producing a wired circuit board comprising the steps of:
preparing a metal supporting layer;
forming an insulating layer on the metal supporting layer;
roughening the surface of the insulating layer;
forming a conductive pattern on the insulating layer that has been roughened; and
inspecting the presence or absence of a defect of the conductive pattern by using an
inspection device provided with a light emitting portion emitting incident light that enters the insulating layer and the
conductive pattern and a light receiving portion receiving reflected light that is reflected from the incident light,

wherein the incident light has a wavelength in the range of 435 to 500 nm and includes inclined light that inclines so as
to form an angle of more than 0° to not more than 30° with respect to an optical axis of the incident light.

US Pat. No. 9,839,136

FABRICATION OF A FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARD

Taimide Technology Incorp...

1. A flexible multilayered structure comprising:
a substrate including a polyimide layer and a base layer, the polyimide layer being a single layer having a first surface
and a second surface opposite to each other, and the base layer being a single layer comprising polyimide and being peelably
adhered in contact with the first surface of the polyimide layer; and

a metal layer formed on the second surface of the polyimide layer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,135

METHOD OF PRODUCING ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SUBSTRATE-TYPE TERMINALS

Murata Manufacturing Co.,...

1. A method of producing electronic components each including a substrate-type terminal and a device connected to the substrate-type
terminal, the substrate-type terminal including a substrate body including a first principal surface and a second principal
surface opposite to each other and including an electrode configured to be connected to the device on the first principal
surface, each of the first and second principal surfaces having a rectangular shape extending in first and second directions
perpendicular to each other, the device being disposed on the first principal surface, the method comprising:
a groove forming step of forming grooves in a substrate from a principal surface of the substrate such that the substrate
is divided into the plurality of substrate-type terminals, the principal surface of the substrate being the first principal
surface or the second principal surface of the substrate body, each of the grooves having a depth less than a thickness of
the substrate;

a cutting step of cutting the substrate from another principal surface opposite to the principal surface of the substrate
such that the grooves penetrate through the substrate in a thickness direction thereof; and

a mounting step of mounting the device on the first principal surface of the substrate body of each of the substrate-type
terminals obtained by the cutting step; wherein

at least two of the substrate-type terminals are directly adjacent to one another in the first direction, and at least two
of the devices are directly adjacent to one another in the first direction;

in the cutting step, the substrate is cut such that the at least two of the substrate-type terminals directly adjacent to
one another in the first direction are spaced apart at first predetermined intervals; and

each of the first predetermined intervals is greater than each interval between the at least two of the devices directly adjacent
to one another in the first direction mounted on the substrate-type terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,839,134

FLEXIBLE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT THAT INCLUDES AN ANTENNA

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A flexible integrated circuit comprising: a first dielectric layer having a first section at one polarity and a second
section at an opposing polarity, wherein the first section and the second section are separated by dielectric material within
the first dielectric layer; a second dielectric layer having a first side wall that is electrically connected to the first
section and a second side wall that is electrically connected to the second section; and a third dielectric layer having a
base that is electrically to the first sidewall and the second side wall, wherein the second dielectric layer is between the
first dielectric layer and the third dielectric layer, wherein the base, the first and second side walls and the first and
second sections form an antenna that is configured to send or receive wireless signals.

US Pat. No. 9,839,133

LOW-AREA OVERHEAD CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS TO SIP MODULE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a first board supporting a first plurality of traces;
a plurality of electronic components attached to a top surface of the first board, the plurality of electronic components
electrically connected to traces in the first plurality of traces;

a first plurality of contacts attached to a top surface of the first board, the first plurality of contacts electrically connected
to traces in the first plurality of traces, a first contact in the first plurality of contacts having a first inside edge
surface directly facing a second inside edge surface of a second contact in the first plurality of contacts;

a molded portion over the plurality of electronic components and a portion of each of the contacts in the first plurality
of contacts, where a portion of an inside surface of each of the contacts in the first plurality of contacts is not covered
by the molded portion; and

an interconnect structure supporting a second plurality of traces and having a second plurality of contacts on a bottom surface,
a third contact in the second plurality of contacts having a first outside edge surface directly facing away from a fourth
contact in the second plurality of contacts, a second outside edge surface of the fourth contact directly facing away from
the third contact, the first outside edge surface of the third contact to mate with the first inside edge surface of the first
contact in the first plurality of contacts and the second outside edge surface of the fourth contact to mate with the second
inside edge surface of the second contact in the first plurality of contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,839,132

COMPONENT-EMBEDDED SUBSTRATE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A component-embedded substrate comprising:
a component-embedded layer in which at least one component is embedded;
a plurality of wiring layers that are laminated and located on both principal surface sides of the component-embedded layer;
a wiring block unit that is provided in the component-embedded layer and includes at least one conductive surface; and
a predetermined number of at least two via-hole conductors that connect one conductive surface of the at least one conductive
surface of the wiring block unit with at least one of the plurality of wiring layers; wherein

the wiring block unit conductively connects a wiring layer of the plurality of wiring layers that is located on one principal
surface side of the component-embedded layer with a wiring layer of the plurality of wiring layers that is located on the
other principal surface side of the component-embedded layer; and

the wiring block unit is directly connected to at least one of the at least two via-hole conductors.

US Pat. No. 9,839,131

EMBEDDING A DISCRETE ELECTRICAL DEVICE IN A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A printed circuit board with a discrete electrical device embedded therein, the printed circuit board comprising:
a horizontal top surface and a horizontal bottom surface;
a plurality of horizontal core sections within the printed circuit board, the plurality of horizontal core sections being
vertically arranged one above the other within the printed circuit board between the horizontal top and bottom surfaces, each
horizontal core section comprising a respective plurality of layers, each respective plurality of layers comprising a lower
and an upper horizontal electrically conductive layer, and a horizontal electrically non-conductive core layer arranged between
the lower and the upper electrically conductive layers, the lower and upper horizontal electrically conductive layers of each
horizontal core sections being at different voltages;

the discrete electrical device being disposed in a vertical via provided in the printed circuit board, the vertical via having
the form of a blind hole extending from one of the horizontal top or bottom surfaces of the printed circuit board to a first
layer, the first layer being one of the lower or upper electrically conductive layers of a first core section of the plurality
of the horizontal core sections;

the discrete electrical device extending from the first layer along the longitudinal axis of the vertical via within at least
two of the horizontal core sections; the discrete electrical device comprising a first and a second electrical contact;

the first electrical contact being electrically connected to the first layer of the first core section; and
the second electrical contact being electrically connected with a second layer, the second layer being one of the upper or
lower electrically conductive layers of a second horizontal core section of the plurality of horizontal core sections;

wherein the first layer and the second layer are embedded layers within the printed circuit board, being other than the horizontal
top surface and horizontal bottom surface of the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,839,130

SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, PRINTED BOARD AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE

RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPO...

1. A semiconductor integrated circuit device comprising:
a component built-in board in which at least a first core layer on which a first electronic component is mounted, a second
core layer on which a second electronic component is mounted, an adhesive layer arranged between the first core layer and
the second core layer, and a wiring layer are stacked;

a third electronic component mounted in a first core layer side of the component built-in board and electrically connected
to at least one of the first electronic component and the second electronic component through the wiring layer; and

an external connection terminal formed in a second core layer side of the component built-in board and electrically connected
to at least one of the first electronic component and the second electronic component through the wiring layer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,129

COIL COMPONENT AND CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING THE SAME

TDK CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A coil component comprising:
a drum-shaped core including:
a winding core part, an axial direction of the winding core part being a first direction;
a first flange part provided at one end of the winding core part in the first direction; and
a second flange part provided at other end of the winding core part in the first direction;
first to fourth terminal electrodes formed on the first flange part so as to be arranged in this order in a second direction
substantially perpendicular to the first direction;

fifth to eighth terminal electrodes formed on the second flange part so as to be arranged in this order in the second direction;
and

first to fourth wires wound around the winding core part, one ends of the first to fourth wires being connected to different
ones of the first to fourth terminal electrodes and other ends of the first to fourth wires being connected to different ones
of the fifth to eighth terminal electrodes, wherein

the first flange part has a first inner side surface connected to the winding core part and a first outer side surface opposite
to the first inner side surface,

the second flange part has a second inner side surface connected to the winding core part and a second outer side surface
opposite to the second inner side surface,

the first to fourth terminal electrodes are formed at least on the first outer side surface,
the fifth to eighth terminal electrodes are formed at least on the second outer side surface,
a distance between the first and second terminal electrodes in the second direction is larger than the distance between the
third and fourth terminal electrodes in the second direction,

a distance between the fifth and sixth terminal electrodes in the second direction is larger than the distance between the
seventh and eighth terminal electrodes in the second direction,

a distance between a first virtual line and the third terminal electrode in the second direction is larger than a distance
between the first virtual line and the second terminal electrode in the second direction, where the first virtual line is
defined on the first outer side surface, extends in a third direction substantially perpendicular to the first and second
directions, and whose position in the second direction coincides with the center axis of the winding core part, and

a distance between a second virtual line and the seventh terminal electrode in the second direction is larger than a distance
between the second virtual line and the sixth terminal electrode in the second direction, where the second virtual line is
defined on the second outer side surface, extends in the third direction, and whose position in the second direction coincides
with the center axis of the winding core part.

US Pat. No. 9,839,127

SYSTEM OF PACKAGE (SOP) MODULE AND MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE HAVING THE SOP

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A system on package (SoP) module comprising:
a printed circuit board (PCB) having a first side and an opposing second side;
a first integrated circuit (IC) attached to the first side through an adhesive layer;
a second IC attached to the second side;
at least one test only pad attached to the second side outside a specified mounting area of the second IC,
wherein the PCB includes first electrical paths along which the first IC and the second IC are electrically connected, and
second electrical paths along which the at least one test only pad and the first IC are electrically connected,

wherein the SoP module further includes pads on the second side of the PCB that are connected to the first electrical paths;
bonding wires electrically connecting the first IC to the first and second electrical paths at the first side of the PCB,
wherein the first IC is configured to be testable in a system-level assembly state through the pads before the second IC is
attached to the second side of the PCB, and testable through the at least one test only pad after the second IC is attached
to the second side of the PCB, and

wherein the pads are usable as test pads transmitting test signals for testing the first IC and also as connection pads for
attaching the second IC;

a memory package which is attached to the first side of the PCB and overlying the first IC;
a first underfill material filling a space between the first IC and the memory package, the space including the bonding wires;
and

an epoxy molding compound (EMC) mold protecting the first IC and the memory package,
wherein the EMC mold is coated with a shielding material for electromagnetic interference shielding.

US Pat. No. 9,839,126

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:
an insulation layer having a via hole formed therein;
a plurality of first circuit patterns formed on one surface of the insulation layer;
a plurality of second circuit patterns formed on the other surface of the insulation layer; and
a plurality of vias formed in and protruded from the via hole and connecting the plurality of first circuit patterns with
the plurality of second circuit patterns, respectively,

wherein the via hole is formed in an elongated shape, wherein the plurality of first circuit patterns and the plurality of
second circuit patterns are extended on one side of the via hole, and wherein the plurality of vias are arranged in parallel
by being separated in a lengthwise direction on one side of the via hole.

US Pat. No. 9,839,125

METHODS OF INTERCONNECTING COMPONENTS ON FABRICS USING METAL BRAIDS

Flextronics AP, LLC, Bro...

1. An electronics assembly comprising:
a. a fabric;
b. a first electronic component comprising a first electrical connection point;
c. a second electronic component comprising a second electrical connection point; and
c. an electrically conductive wire braid coupled to the fabric, wherein the electrically conductive wire braid comprises a
first portion coupled to the first electrical connection point of the first electronic component and a second portion coupled
to the second electrical connection point of the second electronic component such that an electrical connection is formed
between the first electrical connection point and the second electrical connection point via the electrically conductive wire
braid, wherein the electrically conductive wire braid is a single continuous braid from a first end to a second end, the first
portion includes the first end and the second portion includes the second end.

US Pat. No. 9,839,124

COPPER FOIL PROVIDED WITH CARRIER, LAMINATE, PRINTED WIRING BOARD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING PRINTED WIRING BOARD

1. A copper foil provided with a carrier comprising, in order, a carrier, an intermediate layer, and an ultrathin copper layer,
wherein at least one of the following (a) and (b) is satisfied:
(a) a specular gloss at 60° in a machine direction (MD) of the intermediate layer side surface of the ultrathin copper layer
is 140 or less;

(b) a specular gloss at 60° in a transverse direction (TD) of the intermediate layer side surface of the ultrathin copper
layer is 65 or less, wherein a ten point average roughness Rz in the MD direction of the intermediate layer side surface of
the ultrathin copper layer measured using a contact roughness meter is 1.5 ?m or less.

US Pat. No. 9,839,123

SMART TEXTILE PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

IMEC VZW, Leuven (BE) Un...

1. A smart textile product comprising: a flexible and/or stretchable textile fabric comprising a plurality of electrically
conductive threads; at least one rigid electronic or optoelectronic component comprising at least one electrically conductive
pad, the at least one electrically conductive pad being configured to be in electrical contact with at least one of the plurality
of electrically conductive threads to provide at least one electrical connection between the at least one rigid electronic
or optoelectronic component and the at least one of the electrically conductive threads of the flexible and/or stretchable
textile fabric; and at least one elastomeric encapsulation layer, wherein the at least one electrical connection is embedded
in the at least one elastomeric encapsulation layer to provide a gradual transition in deformability between the flexible
and/or stretchable textile fabric and the at least one rigid component at a location of the at least one electrical connection,
wherein the at least one elastomeric encapsulation layer comprises a first elastomeric encapsulation layer comprising a first
elastomer and a second elastomeric encapsulation layer comprising a second elastomer different from the first elastomer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,122

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

Shenzhen China Star Optoe...

3. A liquid crystal display, wherein the liquid crystal display comprising a liquid crystal panel and a flexible printed circuit
board connected to the liquid crystal panel, the flexible printed circuit board comprising a connecting area and a plurality
of gold fingers separately disposed inside the connecting area, wherein the distances of the adjacent gold fingers are different;
wherein the distances of the adjacent gold fingers are increased gradually from the center region to the two sides of the
connecting area;

wherein the plurality of gold fingers comprising first gold fingers for transmitting differential signals and second gold
fingers for transmitting other signals beside the differential signals; wherein the distances of the adjacent first gold fingers
are greater than the distances of the adjacent second gold fingers, and the distances between the first gold fingers and the
second gold fingers adjacent to the first gold fingers.

US Pat. No. 9,839,121

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY THEREOF

ALSON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED,...

1. A dynamic random access memory, including:
a main body, including a substrate which is a single translucent board of a printed circuit board and a first coating layer,
the substrate having a light-transmittable portion which is integrally formed as a part of the single translucent board and
a first face, the first coating layer being coated on the first face, the first coating layer being formed with an emergent
light-transmittable portion corresponding to the light-transmittable portion, the substrate being provided with a memory module;

a light-emitting portion, embedded in the substrate, light from the light-emitting portion being projectable to the light-transmittable
portion and projectable through the emergent light-transmittable portion to an exterior of the dynamic random access memory;

a transmission port, disposed on the substrate and electrically connected with the memory module; and
wherein the first coating layer is thinner than the substrate and thinner than the light-emitting portion.

US Pat. No. 9,839,120

WARPAGE-PREVENTING STRUCTURE OF SUBSTRATE

KCC CORPORATION, Seoul (...

1. A warpage-preventing structure for preventing warpage of a substrate, wherein at least one metal layer for circuit pattern
is disposed on at least one surface of the substrate, the warpage-preventing structure comprising:
at least one additional metal layer, wherein the at least one additional metal layer is disposed on at least one surface of
the substrate and arranged along an edge of the substrate,

wherein at least one additional metal layer pattern is formed on the at least one additional metal layer by removing at least
one predetermined area of the at least one additional metal layer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,118

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR BOARD-TO-BOARD INTERCONNECTION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A wide bandwidth circuit board arrangement including two coplanar substrates separated by a predetermined gap, comprising:
at least one bond wire arranged across said gap and interconnecting a respective conducting microstrip line on a first side
of each respective substrate;

at least one open stub arrangement configured on said first side of each said respective substrate, each said open stub arrangement
comprising a microstrip extending at an angle from an end of each said conducting strip on each respective substrate;

a ground layer on a second side of each respective substrate;
a defected ground structure arranged on said second side of each respective substrate and laterally overlapping each respective
open stub arrangement arranged on said first side.

US Pat. No. 9,839,117

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT WITH ENHANCED GROUND PLANE CONNECTIVITY

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

1. A compact form factor apparatus, comprising:
one or more electrical components that generate electro-magnetic interference (EMI) energy during operation of the compact
form factor apparatus;

one or more flexible printed circuits at least partially configured as interconnects among the electrical components, the
flexible printed circuit comprising a flexible substrate on which circuit traces are disposed, at least one ground plane,
and a protective coverlay covering the ground plane; and

a grounding system, comprising one or more electrically coupled conducting components, configured to provide a zero reference
voltage level for one or more electrical systems in the compact form factor apparatus when operating,

wherein each of the one or more flexible printed circuits includes at least one opening in the coverlay that is formed along
an end of the one or more flexible printed circuits, and wherein the coverlay exposes a portion of the ground plane and the
exposed portion is electrically coupled to the grounding system so as to create a plurality of ground loops in the flexible
printed circuits for shunting EMI energy during operation of the compact form factor apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,839,116

CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMBLY WITH THERMAL ENERGY REMOVAL

Abaco Systems, Inc., Hun...

1. A circuit card assembly, comprising:
a heat sink, having a first portion and a second portion, the first portion of the heat sink being coupled to a circuit board,
the second portion of the heat sink having an upper surface and a lower surface, the heat sink having longitudinal channel
extending downward along the upper surface of the second portion of the heat sink;

a locking mechanism disposed within the longitudinal channel of the heat sink, the locking mechanism comprising a plurality
of solid wedges movably arranged within the longitudinal channel, each of the plurality of solid wedges formed without openings
or channels there through, wherein a longitudinal movement of the plurality of solid wedges within the longitudinal channel
to secures the circuit card assembly to an external holder by forcing one or more of the plurality of the solid wedges to
rise in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal channel, and wherein each of the plurality of solid wedges are generally
T-shaped or J-shaped in a cross section that is partially contained by the longitudinal channel;

a first thermal path formed from the circuit board through the first portion and the second portion of the heat sink to the
lower surface of the heat sink, the first thermal path being configured to remove a first amount of thermal energy away from
the circuit board;

a second thermal path formed from the circuit board, through the first portion and the second portion of the heat sink, and
then through the one or more of the plurality of solid wedges to the external holder, the second thermal path configured to
remove a second amount of thermal energy from the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,839,115

TOUCH WINDOW AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A touch window comprising:
a cover window;
a first print layer disposed on the cover window to form an instruction icon pattern part;
a second print layer in the instruction icon pattern part;
a reinforcement material on the second print layer; and
a sensing electrode on the instruction icon pattern part;
wherein the first print layer is formed with a plurality of holes,
wherein the holes correspond to the instruction icon pattern part,
wherein the second print layer is disposed only in the holes of the first print layer,
wherein a top surface of the first print layer lies in a same plane as a top surface of the reinforcement material,
wherein the first print layer and the second print layer both comprise ink material,
wherein a step difference part is formed between the first and second print layers,
wherein the reinforcement material makes direct contact with the second print layer,
wherein the sensing electrode is in direct physical contact with the reinforcement material,
wherein the first print layer and the second print layer do not overlap each other in a first direction perpendicular to a
top surface of the cover window,

wherein the first print layer and the reinforcement material do not overlap each other in the first direction,
wherein the sensing electrode is partially overlapped with the instruction icon pattern part in the first direction,
wherein the first print layer has a thickness in a range of about 7 ?m to about 10 ?m, and
wherein the second print layer has a thickness in a range of about 3 ?m to about 5 ?m.

US Pat. No. 9,839,114

LINEAR ACCELERATOR ACCELERATING MODULE TO SUPPRESS BACK-ACCELERATION OF FIELD-EMITTED PARTICLES

JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIA...

1. A method for suppressing prevalent field emission in the upstream direction in a superconducting radio frequency (RF) accelerator,
comprising:
providing an accelerator structure including a plurality of independently phased multi-cell cavities in a string;
providing an intermediate beam tube having a beam tube length between each of the multi-cell cavities wherein the beam tube
length of the intermediate beam tube between the multi-cell cavities is determined according to the following equation


wherein Ltube is the beam tube length between cavities, Lcell is the length of the cells in each multi-cell cavity, ? is the particle velocity relative to the speed of light, ? is the
wavelength of the accelerating mode, and N is an integer number;

injecting a stream of electrons into said accelerator structure; and
applying an accelerating field of at least 3 MV/m to accelerate the electrons to a relativistic speed.

US Pat. No. 9,839,113

SOLID MEDIA WAKEFIELD ACCELERATORS

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVER...

1. A method of laser wakefield acceleration in a solid media regime comprising the steps of injecting an X-ray pulse into
a solid medium with one or more nanoholes there through, and accelerating particles in the solid medium through wakefield
acceleration.

US Pat. No. 9,839,112

NEUTRON GENERATOR

SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY C...

1. A neutron generator comprising:
an insulative housing defining a sealed chamber having a central axis;
an ionizable gas supply carried by the insulative housing to provide an ionizable gas within the sealed chamber;
an ion source disposed in the sealed chamber adjacent the ionizable gas supply and defining a gas diffusion space therebetween,
the ion source including a grid and a substrate that has a plurality of conductive field-emitting tips extending therefrom
in a direction substantially parallel to the central axis of the sealed chamber, away from the diffusion space, and that are
spaced from the grid;

conductive flanges carried by the insulative housing and respectively coupled to the grid and the substrate;
an ion source voltage supply electrically coupled to the substrate and the grid via the respective conductive flanges to supply
a positive voltage potential between the substrate and the grid, thereby causing electrons from gas molecules of the ionizable
gas to quantum tunnel to the field-emitting tips of the substrate so as to cause ionization of the ionizable gas proximate
the field-emitting tips of the substrate;

a target disposed within the sealed chamber; and
an accelerator section disposed within the sealed chamber between the ion source and the target that accelerates ions that
pass through the grid towards the target such that collisions of ions with the target cause the target to generate and emit
neutrons therefrom.

US Pat. No. 9,839,111

STAGED Z-PINCH FOR THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH-FLUX NEUTRONS AND NET ENERGY

The Regents of the Univer...

1. A method for using staged Z-pinch plasma compression to produce net energy gain comprising:
providing a fusible target embedded in a high Z liner;
ohmically heating the fusible target embedded in a high Z liner;
shock heating the embedded fusible target;
adiabatically heating the embedded fusible target by compression;
igniting the embedded fusible target; and
charged-particle heating the embedded fusible target as the embedded fusible target is being ignited by trapping a large magnetic
field between the high Z liner and a shock front created by the imploding fusible target.

US Pat. No. 9,839,110

PLASMA LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS AND LIGHT SOURCE SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A plasma light source apparatus comprising:
a first laser generator configured to generate a first laser beam;
a second laser generator configured to generate a second laser beam; and
a sealed chamber with a medium material disposed therein, the chamber having a surface comprising two curved mirrors,
wherein plasma is generated in the chamber by igniting the medium material with the first laser beam and maintaining the ignited
state of the medium material with the second laser beam.

US Pat. No. 9,839,109

DYNAMIC CONTROL BAND FOR RF PLASMA CURRENT RATIO CONTROL

APPLIED MATERIALS, INC., ...

1. A method for controlling current ratio in a substrate processing chamber, the method comprising:
(a) providing a first RF signal from an RF source through a first RF coil and a second RF coil to provide a current ratio
at a first current ratio set point and a first current operating mode;

(b) determining a first dynamic control limit for the first current ratio set point based on a value of the first current
ratio set point and the first current operating mode;

(c) measuring an amount of current supplied to each of the first and second coils;
(d) determining a measured current ratio based on the measured amounts of current supplied to each of the first and second
coils;

(e) determining whether the measured current ratio determined is within the dynamic control limits; and
(f) adjusting the current ratio provided and repeating steps (b)-(e) until the measured current ratio determined is within
the first dynamic control limit.

US Pat. No. 9,839,108

XRF ANALYZER ACTIVATION SWITCH

Moxtek, Inc., Orem, UT (...

1. An x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer comprising:
a) an x-ray source configured to emit x-rays towards a sample and an x-ray detector configured to receive fluoresced x-rays
emitted from the sample;

b) an activation switch electrically coupled to an electronic processor and operable to activate an XRF analysis, the XRF
analysis including:

i) the x-ray source emitting the x-rays towards the sample;
ii) the x-ray detector receiving the fluoresced x-rays emitted from the sample; and
iii) analysis of the fluoresced x-rays; and
c) the activation switch including a finger tap switch configured to activate the XRF analysis by a tap from a finger of a
user on the finger tap switch, the finger tap switch having a required duration of less than three seconds.

US Pat. No. 9,839,107

FLOWING-FLUID X-RAY INDUCED IONIC ELECTROSTATIC DISSIPATION

Moxtek, Inc., Orem, UT (...

1. A system for reducing static charge, the system comprising:
a. an ionization chamber including a fluid inlet port and a fluid outlet port;
b. an x-ray source attached to the ionization chamber and configured to emit x-rays into the ionization chamber to ionize
a fluid in the chamber to create an ionized fluid;

c. a bottom side of a flat panel display with liquid crystal having a static charge, the system being configured to direct
the ionized fluid out through the outlet port and onto the bottom side of the flat panel display;

d. a rubbing machine for aligning the liquid crystal;
e. a lift pin, for lifting the flat panel display off of the rubbing machine, passes through the ionization chamber, though
the outlet port, and through a connection tube between the ionization chamber and the bottom side of the flat panel display;

f. the connection tube and the lift pin pass through a hole in a table portion of the rubbing machine; and
g. the ionized fluid passes around an outside of the lift pin, within the connection tube, from the ionization chamber to
the bottom side of the flat panel display.

US Pat. No. 9,839,106

FLAT-PANEL-DISPLAY, BOTTOM-SIDE, ELECTROSTATIC-DISSIPATION

Moxtek, Inc., Orem, UT (...

1. A flat-panel-display (FPD) manufacturing machine comprising a table, a lift-pin, an actuator, and an x-ray tube, wherein:
a. the table has a hole;
b. the lift-pin is movably located in the hole;
c. the actuator is configured to exert a force on the lift-pin to at least assist in causing the lift-pin to lift the FPD
off of the table; and

d. the x-ray tube forms at least a vertical segment of and is movable along with the lift pin.

US Pat. No. 9,839,105

HEALTH STIMULATION DEVICES WITH VARIABLE LOW-VOLTAGE TUNERS AND OPTIONAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL

1. A device comprising:
an electronic integrated pulse generating and timing circuit,
a power source,
a power switch and
a settings switch,wherein the device is enclosed by electrically insulating and electrically conductive materials,wherein the device provides to the conductive body of a person, planting medium, or animal, pulsed free electrons with Schumann
resonance frequency of 7.83+/?0.5 Hz via a portion of the electrically conductive material which is in contact with the conductive
body,wherein the device operates in:
a first grounded mode which causes the pulsed free electrons to flow into and out of the conductive body, and
a second ungrounded mode which causes to free electrons to flow into the conductive body,
wherein the settings switch causes the device to operate in four different states; a first state which causes the device to
operate in the ungrounded mode; a second state which causes the device to operate in the grounded mode; a third state which
causes the device to operate in both the grounded and the ungrounded modes simultaneously; and a fourth state which places
the switch in an off position;
wherein the source of power for the circuit comprises at least one of the following:
a DC battery, an AC-to-DC converter, a DC-to-DC converter, a solar cell or a piezoelectric crystal, andwherein the power provided by the power source is below the potential that would cause pain, discomfort or injury to the conductive
body or damage to the device.

US Pat. No. 9,839,103

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR POWER EXTRACTION IN A PRE-EXISTING AC WIRING INFRASTRUCTURE

CMOO SYSTEMS LTD., Kocha...

1. A system for controlling a powering of an AC load connected via first and second terminals from an AC power source connected
via third and fourth terminals, the second terminal is connected to the third terminal, for use with a wire connecting fifth
and sixth terminals, the system is configured to be in distinct first and second states and comprising first and second electrical
circuits,
the first circuit comprising:
a first switch controlled to pass current in a close state and to stop current flow in an open state; and
a first impedance connected in parallel to the first switch,
wherein the first circuit is connected between the fourth and fifth terminals, the second circuit comprising:
a second switch controlled to pass current in an open state and to stop current in a close state; and
a second impedance,
wherein the second switch is connected between the sixth and first terminals, and the second impedance is connected between
the sixth and second terminals, and

wherein in the first state the first and second switches are controlled to be in the open state so that a first AC current
is conducted from the AC power source via the first and second impedances, and in the second state the first and second switches
are controlled to be in the close state so that a second AC current is conducted from the AC power source via at least the
first and second switches and the AC load.

US Pat. No. 9,839,102

LIGHTING CONTROL METHOD AND LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A lighting control system comprising:
lighting devices; and
a lighting control apparatus for registering at least one of the lighting devices and for controlling the registered lighting
device,

wherein the lighting control apparatus registers at least one of the lighting devices as a reference lighting device and registers
at least one of other lighting devices by using the reference lighting device,

wherein the reference lighting device transmits a peripheral search signal to the other lighting devices according to a command
of the lighting control apparatus, receives a response message corresponding to the peripheral search signal from at least
one of the other lighting devices, and notifies the response message to the lighting control apparatus; and

wherein the reference lighting device transmits a list of the other lighting devices to the lighting control apparatus based
on the response message.

US Pat. No. 9,839,101

LOAD CONTROL ADJUSTMENT FROM A WEARABLE WIRELESS DEVICE

Lutron Electronics Co., I...

1. A wearable wireless device configured to control a parameter of a load control device, the load control device responsive
to a network device to provide fine tune adjustment of the parameter, the wearable wireless device comprising:
a touch-responsive visual display configured to display feedback of the parameter of the load control device, the visual display
configured to be actuated to receive a user input to adjust the parameter of the load control device;

wherein an actuation of the visual display of the wearable wireless device adjusts the parameter by a greater percentage than
the fine tune adjustment provided by the network device.

US Pat. No. 9,839,100

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR POWERING INTELLIGENT LIGHTING NETWORKS

IDS-IP Holdings, LLC, Sa...

1. A system for powering and controlling a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting network, the system comprising:
at least one router operably connected to a local network;
at least one line card including:
(a) at least one physical channel connected to an output port;
(b) a power conditioning module operably powering the at least one physical channel; and
(c) a controller, said controller configured to control an amount of conditioned power using one or more pulse width modulators,
and control start and stop times of the one or more pulse width modulators;

at least one power distribution unit having a lighting system controller and the at least one line card;
at least one Power-over- Ethernet switch configured to:
(a) control the flow of a lighting system switch and sensor data within the LED lighting network; and
(b) supply direct current power to the at least one power distribution unit; a structured cabling network that is connected
to the output port of the at least one line card; and

an LED fixture that is connected to a homerun cable that is connected to the output port of the at least one line card.

US Pat. No. 9,839,099

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

Noon Home, Inc., Cuperti...

1. A light switch module comprising:
a light switch actuator comprising an electrical contact component, the light switch actuator configured to pivot with respect
to a base housing portion so as to move the electrical contact component from a first position to a second position to connect
an electrical flow path by pivoting of an actuation surface of the light switch actuator, the actuation surface comprising
a foot portion extending outwardly from a plane of the actuation surface so as to facilitate pivoting of the light switch
actuator; and

a tactile display housed in the light switch actuator and configured for activation by the pivoting of the actuation surface
moving the electrical contact component to the second position, the tactile display configured to pivot contemporaneously
with the actuation surface, the tactile display configured to cause selection of a lighting setting selected from a plurality
of lighting settings in response to one or more tactile motions on the actuation surface, the tactile display configured to
discretely display a distinct icon in response to a change in the selection of the lighting setting.

US Pat. No. 9,839,098

LIGHT ASSEMBLY OPERABLE AS A DOME LAMP

Ford Global Technologies,...

1. A light assembly of a vehicle, comprising:
an array of light sources coupled to a ceiling of the vehicle;
an optic covering the light source and having light-directing elements for outputting light received from the light sources,
wherein the optic comprises a circular light-directing element located at a center of the optic and a plurality of light-directing
elements arranged as rings that are concentric with the circular light-directing element, wherein the circular light-directing
element is planar and is configured to transmit incident light through the center of the optic and the plurality of light-directing
elements together define a sawtooth arrangement and are configured to direct incident light away from the center of the optic;
and

a sensor arrangement covering the optic and having sensors located in different regions and configured to sense a user-supplied
action specifying one or more regions resulting in the activation of one or more lights located under the specified one or
more regions.

US Pat. No. 9,839,097

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING LAMP BASED ON SWITCHING ACTION

SMART HERO ENTERPRISES LI...

1. A method for controlling a lamp based on a switching action, wherein if a switching-on action is detected, the lamp is
switched on, and if a switching-off action is detected, the lamp is switched off; and wherein,
another switching-on action performed within a period t0 after the switching-off action is detected is defined as a quick
switching-off-and-on operation;

the method further comprises: a first switching step in which when the lamp is switched on, after a quick switching-off-and-on
operation is detected, if another quick switching-off-and-on operation is detected within a period t1, a first group of working
states are switched; and a second switching step in which if the lamp is switched on for a period t2 which is longer than
the period t1, and if yet another quick switching-off-and-on operation is detected, a second group of working states are switched;

wherein switching of the first group of working states is allowed only under a state A of the second group of working states,
and is not allowed under other states of the second group of working states.

US Pat. No. 9,839,096

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A flexible display panel comprising:
a first protective film;
a flexible substrate on the first protective film;
a display region on the flexible substrate having a first plane;
a first non-display region on the flexible substrate having a second plane that is bent with respect to the first plane;
a second non-display region on the flexible substrate having a third plane that is bent with respect to the second plane and
faces the first plane; and

a flexible encapsulation member on the display region.

US Pat. No. 9,839,095

PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY PANEL

EVERDISPLAY OPTRONICS (SH...

1. A pixel driving circuit for driving a light-emitting working unit, comprising:
a voltage storage element for storing a data voltage and an initial voltage, and also converting the data voltage and initial
voltage into a compensation voltage;

a data input unit for controllably inputting the data voltage to the voltage storage element;
an initial voltage input for controllably inputting the initial voltage to the voltage storage element;
a driving power input for controllably supplying power to the light-emitting working unit;
a driving element for driving the light-emitting working unit;
wherein, the current supplied by the driving power input is controlled by the driving element which is responsive to magnitude
of the compensation voltage discharged by the voltage storage element;

the driving element comprises a first electrode, a second electrode and a control terminal;
the first electrode is coupled to one end of the voltage storage element in parallel, which forms an input point;
the control terminal of the driving element is coupled to the other end of the voltage storage element in parallel, which
forms a coupling point; and

the second electrode is coupled to the coupling point in parallel, which forms an output point;
the data input unit comprises a data signal input and a first switch by which the data signal input is coupled to the input
point;

further comprising a third switch by which the driving power input is connected to the input point;
further comprising a fourth switch connected between the input point and the first electrode of the driving element;
the light-emitting working unit is coupled to the output point;
the light-emitting working unit comprises an OLED and a plate capacitor connected to the OLED in parallel;
the first switch comprises a control terminal; and
the control terminal of the first switch is coupled to the control terminal of the driving element by a second plate capacitor.

US Pat. No. 9,839,094

LOW VOLTAGE LIGHTING POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS AND METHODS

1. A low voltage lighting power supply, comprising:
an enclosure;
a control unit enclosed in the enclosure and comprising a processor and a wireless communication circuit;
a power circuit enclosed in the enclosure and having a primary side and a secondary side;
the primary side enclosed in the enclosure and accepting power from a main power source; and
the secondary side enclosed in the enclosure and having a plurality of separate output power circuits, each output power circuit
generating a separate low voltage lighting power signal capable of lighting a plurality of low voltage light sources and each
being rated for a particular output; and

wherein the control unit causes the transmission of lighting event commands to other light power circuits wirelessly at an
appropriate time for a particular zone or zones to perform at that time.

US Pat. No. 9,839,093

SELF-HEALING OVERTEMP CIRCUITS IN LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Musco Corporation, Oskal...

1. A method of reestablishing power to an electrical load in an electrical systemafter a thermal runaway event comprising:
a. detecting the thermal runaway event;
b. removing power to the electrical load;
c. sensing temperature and at least one other output of a component of the electrical system;
d. reestablishing power to the electrical load in a controlled fashion after both the sensed temperature and the at least
one other output are below predefined thresholds.

US Pat. No. 9,839,092

WAVELENGTH SENSING LIGHTING SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

Environmental Light Techn...

1. A lighting system comprising:
a light source included in an array to emit illuminating light, the array including a plurality of light sources;
a sensor included in the array configured to sense environmental light from an environment; and
a controller operatively connected to each of the sensor and the light source and configured to analyze the environmental
light sensed by the sensor to at least one of detect and generate data relating to a condition of the environment, the data
being transmittable in a transmitted data light;

wherein the controller is configured to receive data included in a received data light using the sensor;
wherein the controller is configured to analyze the data included in the received data light and to control the transmission
of the data light from the light source; and

wherein the controller is configured to receive feedback regarding an analysis performed by a controller of another lighting
system, and transmit feedback to other controllers.

US Pat. No. 9,839,091

SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING TUNABLE WHITE LIGHT WITH HIGH COLOR RENDERING

ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A semiconductor light emitting device, comprising:
a solid state emitter package comprising:
a first solid state emitter that excites a first luminescent material;
a second solid state emitter that excites a second luminescent material;
a third solid state emitter that excites a third luminescent material; and
a fourth solid state emitter that excites a fourth luminescent material; and
a control circuit configured to independently apply an on-state drive current to each of the first, second, third, and fourth
solid state emitters;

wherein the first solid state emitter and the first luminescent material together emit a first unsaturated light having a
first color point within a blue color range defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates of the infinity point
of the Planckian locus (0.242, 0.24) and (0.12, 0.068), the Planckian locus from 4000K and infinite CCT, the constant CCT
line of 4000K, the line of purples, and the spectral locus;

wherein the second solid state emitter and the second luminescent material together emit a second unsaturated light having
a second color point within a red color range defined by the spectral locus between the constant CCT line of 1600K and the
line of purples, the line of purples, a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.61, 0.21) and (0.47, 0.28), and
the constant CCT line of 1600K;

wherein the third solid state emitter and the third luminescent material together emit a third unsaturated light having a
third color point within a yellow/green color range defined by the constant CCT line of 4600K, the Planckian locus between
4600K and 550K, the spectral locus, and a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.445, 0.555) and (0.38, 0.505);

wherein the fourth solid state emitter and the fourth luminescent material together emit a fourth unsaturated light having
a fourth color point within a cyan color range defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.18, 0.55) and
(0.27, 0.72), the constant CCT line of 9000K, the Planckian locus between 9000K and 4600K, the constant CCT line of 4600K,
and the spectral locus; and

wherein the control circuit is configured to adjust a fifth color point of a fifth unsaturated light that results from a combination
of the first, second, third, and fourth unsaturated light.

US Pat. No. 9,839,090

CORRELATED COLOUR TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

1. A correlated colour temperature control system for a LED lighting system having at least two LED sources with different
correlated colour temperatures, the LED lighting system having a combined correlated colour temperature resulting from the
combination of the different correlated colour temperatures of the at least two LED sources, the LED lighting system having
a combined luminous flux resulting from the combination of the luminous fluxes of the at least two LED sources, each LED source
being supplied with a supply current, the correlated colour temperature control system comprising a controller to independently
control one or both of the duty cycle and amplitude of each supply current, the duty cycle or amplitude of each supply current
being varied by the controller in a non-linear relationship with the duty cycle or amplitude of at least one other of the
supply currents, to generate a desired combined correlated colour temperature for the LED lighting system at a desired combined
luminous flux for the LED lighting system.

US Pat. No. 9,839,089

CONTROL METHOD FOR SMART LIGHT

1. A lighting method for controlling smart lights, comprising:
displaying control information of the smart lights as a first kind of icon and/or a second kind of icon on a main interface,
the first kind of icon corresponds to a single light and the second kind of icon corresponds to a group consisting of at least
two single lights;

when detecting at the position of the first kind of icon and the second kind of icon and identifying as selected operation,
displaying a control interface corresponding to the single light or the group;

the control interface comprises a light-adjusting tab, the light-adjusting tab comprises a parameter adjustment column, a
switch button and an effect simulation diagram;

when the light-adjusting tab is on active page, sending parameter configuration information to corresponding single light
or group based on sliding position of detected slider in the parameter adjustment column, and

sending switch light configuration information to corresponding single light or group based on state change of the detected
switch button, and

displaying the effect simulation diagram based on the parameter configuration information and the switch light configuration
information.

US Pat. No. 9,839,088

SECURITY LIGHT WITH REMOTE PHOTO-VOLTAIC MODULE AND BATTERY BACKUP AND RELATED METHODS

HeathCo, LLC, Bowling Gr...

1. An outdoor security light with a remote photo-voltaic module, comprising:
a security light housing having at least one adjustable lamp head, the lamp head including a plurality of LEDs;
the security light housing including a control system, the control system having a security light controller;
a motion sensor in communication with the security light controller, the motion sensor adjustably attached to the security
light housing;

a rechargeable battery contained within the security light housing and in electrical connectivity with the security light
controller;

a backup battery contained within the security light housing and in electrical connectivity with the security light controller;
a remote photovoltaic module in electrical connection with the rechargeable battery and separately mountable from the security
light housing;

the security light controller operably configured to optionally select connection between the remote photovoltaic module and
the rechargeable battery based upon a first input parameter;

the security light controller further operably configured to electrically connect one of the rechargeable battery or the backup
battery to the plurality of LEDs based upon at least the first input parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,839,087

LIGHTING SYSTEM

Enlighten Australia PTY L...

1. A lighting system comprising:
a first lighting circuit configured to provide a first predetermined level of lighting intensity and to receive power from
a mains electricity supply or from a battery source if said mains supply is unavailable, said first lighting circuit connected
to at least one first light source and configured, when actuated, to provide lighting at said first predetermined level of
lighting intensity wherein said first light source is in either an on or off state or at a level of light required to raise
ambient light levels above a predetermined level; and

a second lighting circuit configured to provide lighting at least a second predetermined level of lighting intensity, said
second lighting circuit configured to receive power from a mains electricity supply and being connected to at least one second
light source, said second lighting circuit having a separate control circuit to the first lighting circuit, the second lighting
circuit having at least one sensor input such that actuation of said sensor causes said second light source to provide said
second predetermined level of lighting intensity: for a predetermined period of time; in response to ambient illumination
meeting or exceeding a predetermined intensity; when said sensor has no input or has had no input for a predetermined period
of time; or until re-set;

wherein said second predetermined level of lighting intensity is greater than said first predetermined level of lighting.

US Pat. No. 9,839,086

TECHNIQUE FOR ADJUSTING THE BRIGHTNESS OF LED LAMPS

1. A method for adjusting the brightness of at least one LED according to a changing supply voltage provided to the at least
one LED, wherein the supply voltage is provided by means of an electrical supply apparatus, which is designed to provide supply
voltages over a predefined voltage range to adjust the brightness of an incandescent lamp, wherein the method is carried out
by means of a control unit, which is provided for electrically coupling the electrical supply apparatus (100) to the at least one LED, comprising the following steps:
acquiring a parameter which indicates the changing supply voltage, wherein acquiring a parameter comprises selectively coupling
and decoupling an electrical load resistor, which simulates an electrical resistance of the incandescent lamp, to and from
the supply apparatus, and acquiring the parameter by measuring the voltage which drops at the load resistor; and

providing, on the basis of the acquired parameter, a control voltage of the at least one LED for adjusting an LED current
such that the at least one LED has a predefined relative brightness change over the predefined voltage range.

US Pat. No. 9,839,085

LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS USING WIRE AND WIRELESS INTEGRATED DIMMING CIRCUIT

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A lighting control apparatus using a wire and wireless integrated dimming circuit, the lighting control apparatus comprising:
an input power supply unit;
a converter for converting input power to lighting unit supply power;
a lighting unit applied with the lighting unit supply power to emit light;
a wired module for inputting a wired dimming signal for controlling the lighting unit;
a wireless module for inputting a wireless dimming signal for controlling the lighting unit; and
a transform module for receiving the wired dimming signal or the wireless dimming signal, transforming the received dimming
signal to a preset power, and applying the transformed power to the converter, wherein

the wired module and the wireless module are connected in parallel, selectively receive the wired dimming signal or the wireless
dimming signal, and applies the received dimming signal to the transform module.

US Pat. No. 9,839,084

LIGHTING SYSTEMS WITH REMOVABLE ILLUMINATION MODULES

COOLEDGE LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A lighting system comprising:
a lightsheet comprising:
a substrate;
one or more first electrical contacts disposed on the substrate and electrically connected to each other;
one or more second electrical contacts disposed on the substrate and electrically connected to each other, wherein the one
or more first electrical contacts are electrically isolated from the one or more second electrical contacts; and

a plurality of illumination modules disposed on the substrate and electrically connected to each other, each illumination
module comprising (i) one or more electrically connected light-emitting elements, (ii) a first power conductor, and (iii)
a second power conductor electrically isolated from the first power conductor, wherein the one or more light-emitting elements
are electrically connected between and energizable by the first and second power conductors,

wherein (i) the first power conductors of the illumination modules are electrically connected to the one or more first electrical
contacts, (ii) the second power conductors of the illumination modules are electrically connected to the one or more second
electrical contacts, (iii) the illumination modules are collectively energizable via application of power to a first electrical
contact and a second electrical contact, and (iv) the first and second power conductors of the illumination modules are electrically
connected to enable energization of all remaining illumination modules upon removal of any illumination module from the lightsheet.

US Pat. No. 9,839,083

SOLID STATE LIGHTING APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS INCLUDING LED SEGMENTS CONFIGURED FOR TARGETED SPECTRAL POWER DISTRIBUTION AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME

Cree, Inc., Durham, NC (...

1. A dimmable solid state lighting apparatus comprising:
a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) segments including a first LED segment having a targeted minimum Correlated Color
Temperature (CCT) value that is less than or equal to respective CCT values of all other LED segments in the plurality of
LED segments, and wherein the first LED segment comprises a first forward bias voltage that is less than or equal to forward
bias voltages of all other LED segments in the plurality of LED segments;

an LED segment selection circuit configured to selectively control current through the plurality of LED segments to provide
an increasing portion of instantaneous power to the first LED segment relative to all the other LED segments while decreasing
instantaneous power that is provided to ones of the other LED segments, to shift the light emitted by the apparatus towards
the targeted minimum CCT value emitted by the first LED segment while simultaneously decreasing a brightness of light emitted
by the apparatus responsive to increased dimming input indicating an increased dimming level of the apparatus so as to shift
the light emitted by the apparatus from including the respective CCT values of all of the plurality of LED segments at a reduced
level of dimming input to including primarily the targeted minimum CCT value of the first LED segment of the plurality of
LED segments at an increased level of dimming input;

a rectified AC voltage signal input to the dimmable solid state lighting apparatus configured to receive a rectified AC voltage
signal; and

a voltage controlled current source that is coupled to the rectified AC voltage signal input and to the plurality of LED segments
that regulates the current provided to the plurality of LED segments in response to a magnitude of the rectified AC voltage
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,839,082

LED LUMINAIRE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND METHOD

Microsemi Corporation, A...

1. A circuit for driving at least one light emitting diode (LED) luminaire, said circuit comprising:
a primary side controller;
a flyback converter comprising a transformer having a primary winding and a plurality of secondary windings each magnetically
coupled to said primary winding, and a primary electronically controlled switch, said primary electronically controlled switch
arranged to alternately open and close responsive to said primary side controller, said open and closed state arranged to
adjust a current flowing through said primary winding;

a first output associated with a first of said plurality of secondary windings, said primary side controller arranged to alternately
open and close said primary electronically controlled switch so as to maintain said first output at a predetermined voltage
level;

a first unidirectional electronic valve arranged between said first secondary winding and said first output;
a second output associated with a second of said plurality of secondary windings;
an LED controller;
a first secondary electronically controlled switch arranged to be alternately in a open state and a closed state responsive
to said LED controller;

a first LED luminaire arranged in cooperation with said first secondary electronically controlled switch to provide a first
illumination responsive to a power signal on said second output when said first secondary electronically controlled switch
is in said closed state and not provide the first illumination when said first secondary electronically controlled switch
is in said open state; and

a second unidirectional electronic valve arranged between said second of said plurality of secondary windings and said first
LED luminaire,

wherein the turns ratio of said first secondary winding and said second secondary winding is such that power is delivered
to said first output via said first unidirectional electronic valve only when said first secondary electronically controlled
switch is switched to said open state.

US Pat. No. 9,839,081

BALLAST STABILIZER-COMPATIBLE LAMP HAVING LEAKAGE CURRENT PROTECTION CIRCUIT

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A ballast stabilizer-compatible lamp comprising a leakage current protection circuit, the ballast stabilizer-compatible
lamp comprising:
a first input stage configured to receive first external power;
a second input stage configured to receive second external power;
a first switch module electrically connected to the first input stage and configured to switch on/off depending on a predetermined
condition;

a second switch module electrically connected to the second input stage and configured to switch on/off depending on a predetermined
condition;

an overvoltage protection circuit electrically connected to the first switch module and the second switch module and configured
to prevent an overvoltage;

a control module electrically connected to the overvoltage protection circuit and configured to sense the state of the first
switch module, the second switch module and the overvoltage protection circuit, and to control the first switch module, the
second switch module and the overvoltage protection circuit; and

a light source electrically connected to the control module and configured to radiate light when power is applied,
wherein the first switch module or the second switch module comprises:
a reverse bias diode configured to block a current in an opposite direction if the switch module is an off state;
a TVS (transient voltage suppression) diode configured to operate when a predetermined voltage or more is applied;
a protection resistor configured to prevent damage to the TVS diode;
a switch element configured to switch on/off depending on a predetermined condition; and
a capacitor configured to perform noise filtering.

US Pat. No. 9,839,080

LED DRIVER AND CONTROL METHOD

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. An LED driver comprising:
a DC-DC converter having a pulse width control circuit producing a sequence of pulses, with an on time, an off time and a
switching frequency; and

a control circuit having an input for receiving a dimming setting, wherein the control circuit is for controlling the pulse
width control circuit to vary the on time as well as the switching frequency in dependence on the dimming setting,

wherein for at least one range of dimming settings, the control circuit is adapted to vary both the on time and the switching
frequency as a function of the dimming setting, the relative dominances of switching frequency variation and on-time variation
being depending on the dimming setting,

wherein the minimum on time has a value in the range 0.2% to 2% of the switching period, and/or wherein the minimum switching
frequency is in the range 0.2% to 5% of the maximum switching frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,839,079

DIMMER SYSTEM AND METHOD

OPULENT ELECTRONICS INTER...

1. A dimmer system comprising
one input interface capable of receiving a dimming input from at least two dimming protocols; the dimming input in the form
of either a pulse wave modulation (PWM) signal or a direct current (DC) voltage signal;

an input processer operable to receive the dimming input from the input interface and differentiate the received dimming protocol
based on whether the received dimming input is the PWM signal or the DC voltage signal, and process the dimming input according
to the dimming protocol; and

an output interface comprising a plurality of output ports, at least one output port adapted to transmit the processed dimming
input to at least one LED driver;

wherein the at least one LED driver is operable to drive a plurality of high powered LED lamp units at a desired brightness
in accordance with the processed dimming input,

wherein the at least two dimming protocols comprise at least two of the following: a Digital Addressable Lighting Interface
(DALI); a potentiometer for varying from 0-10 electrical volts; and a motion sensing control protocol; and

wherein where the dimming protocol is the motion sensing control protocol, there comprises a timer to determine a duration
the high-powered LED lamp units are to remain at a desired brightness.

US Pat. No. 9,839,078

DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR A LIGHT EMITTING COMPONENT INCLUDING A CONTROL CIRCUIT AND A BOOST CONVERTER CIRCUIT

1. A driving circuit for driving light emission of a light emitting component, comprising:
a control circuit receiving a sense voltage associated with a direct-current (DC) source voltage, and generating a control
signal having a duty cycle that varies with the sense voltage in a monotonically increasing manner; and

a boost converter circuit receiving the DC source voltage and the control signal, and providing a driving current for driving
light emission of the light emitting component, the driving current having a magnitude positively correlated to the duty cycle
of the control signal;
wherein said control circuit includes:
a reference circuit receiving the sense voltage, and generating a reference voltage;
an oscillator circuit generating an oscillating signal having a predetermined frequency and a triangular waveform;
a pulse width modulation circuit receiving the reference voltage from said reference circuit and the oscillating signal from
said oscillator circuit, to thereby generate the control signal by pulse width modulation, the control signal having a frequency
associated with the oscillating signal, the duty cycle of the control signal being associated with the oscillating signal
and the reference voltage; and

a logic circuit receiving a select signal and a clock signal from the oscillator circuit and generating a standby signal and
a switch signal according to the select signal, the switch signal controlling a current switch between the boost converter
circuit and the light emitting component.

US Pat. No. 9,839,077

LED LIGHTING DEVICE USING BALLAST

HiDeep Inc., Gyeonggi-do...

1. An LED lighting device using a ballast having a parallel capacitor, the LED lighting device comprising:
an LED unit which includes at least one LED device;
a rectifier which rectifies a current power signal output from the ballast;
a current driving unit which receives an output current of the rectifier and controls the power which is transmitted from
the ballast to the LED unit;

a first connection terminal CT1 which includes a first electrode and a second electrode and receives the power from the ballast; and

a second connection terminal CT2 which includes a third electrode and a fourth electrode and receives the power from the ballast,

wherein the current driving unit includes a transformer configured to electrically separate the ballast from the LED unit
and transmit current which has a magnitude greater than that of the output current of the rectifier to the LED unit,

wherein the rectifier comprises:
a first rectifier which includes a first filament capacitor which is connected in parallel to the first electrode and the
second electrode and a plurality of bridge diodes; and

a second rectifier which includes a second filament capacitor which is connected in parallel to the third electrode and the
fourth electrode and a plurality of bridge diodes,

wherein capacitance of the first filament capacitor and the second filament capacitor is greater than capacitance of the parallel
capacitor of the ballast.

US Pat. No. 9,839,076

COOKING APPLIANCE AND FASTENING SYSTEM

1. A cooking appliance, comprising:
at least one cooking chamber, comprising:
at least one cooking chamber wall;
at least one microwave heat source configured to heat food; and
at least one support device configured to hold at least one food-supporting member,
wherein the at least one cooking chamber wall includes at least one opening and at least one lead-through device, the at least
one lead-through device including at least one through-hole configured to receive at least one fastening element of the at
least one support device,

wherein at least one tubular guide portion is formed at the at least one through-hole of the at least one lead-through device,
the at least one tubular guide portion extending beyond the at least one fastening element in an installed condition of the
at least one lead-through device so as to form at least one safety portion configured to shield against microwave radiation
and configured such that no part of the at least one fastening element is located within the at least one safety portion;
and

an isolation device at least partially disposed between the at least one tubular guide portion and the at least one fastening
element to provide electrical isolation, the isolation device including a spacing device disposed between the at least one
cooking chamber wall and the at least one support device to provide a steam seal, the isolation device comprised of at least
one of a flexible material or an elastic material and configured to stretch so as to grippingly engage with an end of the
at least one tubular guide portion so as to provide a steam-tight engagement at the at least one cooking chamber wall.

US Pat. No. 9,839,075

DOWNHOLE INDUCTION HEATER

1. An induction heater for removal of a paraffin deposit clot accumulated inside of a drill pipe of an oil well; said drill
pipe has an inner surface; said induction heater is immersed into the drill pipe; said induction heater is electrically powered
substantially from a power supply source; said induction heater defines a central longitudinal axis; said induction heater
includes an inductor comprising:
an external induction coil disposed along the central longitudinal axis; said external induction coil includes a first external
butt end; said external induction coil creates an external vortex magnetic field heating up substantially said inner surface
of the drill pipe, thereby melting the paraffin deposit clot from outside thereof;

an internal induction coil disposed along the central longitudinal axis; said internal induction coil includes a first internal
butt end proximal to said first external butt end; said internal induction coil is nested inside the external induction coil;
said internal induction coil creates an internal vortex magnetic field;

a contact bushing electrically connecting said first external butt end and said first internal butt end; the internal induction
coil and the external induction coil, connected by said contact bushing, form a single two-layer induction coil;

a support rod mechanically securing the external induction coil and the internal induction coil;
said support rod is capable of conducting heat;
a heating element converting energy substantially of the internal vortex magnetic field into heat; said heating element is
tightly fitted onto the support rod and transfers heat thereto; and

a tip receiving heat from the heating element via the support rod; said tip accumulates heat and transfers heat to the paraffin
deposit clot thereby melting the paraffin deposit clot from inside thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,839,074

CARBON BODY COATED WITH PYROLYTIC BORON NITRIDE, AND A CARBON HEATER INCLUDING THIS CARBON BODY

SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., L...

1. A PBN-coated carbon heater comprising:
a carbon base; and
a pyrolytic boron nitride layer with which said carbon base is partially covered,
wherein said carbon base has an anisotropy with respect to thermal expansion coefficient in a manner such that a ratio of
its maximum thermal expansion coefficient to its minimum thermal expansion coefficient is 1.02 through 1.50 as measured for
temperatures between 50 and 800 degree C.,

wherein said carbon base has an anisotropy with respect to electric resistivity in a manner such that its maximum electric
resistivity is 1.04 through 1.51 times greater than its minimum electric resistivity, and

wherein a direction in which electric resistivity of said carbon base becomes maximum coincides a direction of said heater
pattern in which the electricity runs the longest distance.

US Pat. No. 9,839,073

MULTIFUNCTIONAL CNT-ENGINEERED STRUCTURES

Metis Design Corporation,...

1. An apparatus comprising:
an object having a portion formed from a carbon nanotube (CNT) engineered material having a CNT network formed of a first
plurality of CNTs bound to one another by attraction or entanglement to form a self-supporting sheet free of a support material
prior to contact with a matrix material, the CNT network conducts electricity to maintain or change a temperature of the portion
of the object in a predetermined temperature pattern, wherein the first plurality of CNTs are distributed to form a contiguous
network of CNTs;

a first electrical contact coupled to a first portion of the CNT network;
a second electrical contact coupled to a second portion of the CNT network; and
wherein the first electrical contact and the second electrical contact are couplable to a control system configured or programmed
to drive the CNT network with electrical energy to generate heat across the CNT network in the pre-determined temperature
pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,839,072

HEAT GENERATING ELEMENT WITH CONNECTION STRUCTURE

1. A heat generating element comprising:
a PTC element,
a first contact sheet flatly lying against the PTC element on a first side thereof,
a second contact sheet flatly lying against the PTC element on a second side thereof,
a housing which forms an opening for receiving the PTC element and which has a terminal side at which contact tongues allocated
to the contact sheets are exposed, and

a wedge element with a broader end face and a narrower end face which are connected to each other via first and second wedge
surfaces, the first wedge surface extending in parallel to one of the contact sheets and lying against the one contact sheet
with a slide plate being inserted therebetween, the slide plate having opposing spring arms, and the second wedge surface
being exposed at the outer side of the housing, wherein a portion of the slide plate is connected with a securing opening
of the housing so that the slide plate is held in a non-slidable manner that prevents a relative movement between the slide
plate and the housing, and wherein the wedge element is held between the opposing spring arms and the portion of the slide
plate.

US Pat. No. 9,839,070

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR GENERATING ADAPTIVE ADDRESS CODES IN AN AD HOC NETWORK

HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC ...

1. A wireless communication system in which a plurality of communication devices performs transmission and reception, each
communication device including a signal processing unit/transmitting unit, a MAC layer processing unit and an IP layer processing
unit, wherein:
the IP layer processing unit includes an ad hoc network processing unit, an address information management unit, a relay information
storage unit and an ARP information storage unit, and

the ARP information storage unit stores an adaptive address code information table and the relay information storage unit
stores a relay information table.

US Pat. No. 9,839,069

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MACHINE PARAMETER ANALYSIS IN WIRELESS FIELD UNITS

UPTIME SOLUTIONS, Jackso...

1. A system comprising:
a field unit, the field unit to:
receive, from a base station, at least one analysis parameter designating at least one threshold value against which a machine
parameter monitored by a machine sensor is compared;

receive, at a wireless transceiver of the field unit, a signal representing the machine parameter;
analyze, at a processor of the field unit, the signal based on the at least one analysis parameter to generate a representation
of the machine parameter; and

wirelessly transmit, from the wireless transceiver of the field unit, the representation of the machine parameter for reception
by the base station.

US Pat. No. 9,839,068

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, BASE STATION, USER EQUIPMENT, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A base station, comprising:
a first memory configured to store a program; and
a first processor configured to execute the program and configured to:
determine a characteristic parameter of user equipment, wherein the characteristic parameter comprises at least one type of
a path loss range, a reference signal received power range, a channel quality information range,

determine, according to a correspondence between a characteristic parameter and a resource configuration, a resource configuration
corresponding to the characteristic parameter of the user equipment, and use the resource configuration corresponding to the
characteristic parameter of the user equipment as a first resource configuration, wherein the first resource configuration
comprises a frequency hopping pattern configuration, and

determine a resource according to the first resource configuration, and perform information transmission with the user equipment
by using the resource.

US Pat. No. 9,839,067

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK TRANSMISSION ON DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION OPERATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for controlling uplink transmissions on discontinuous reception (DRX) operation, by a wireless device, in a wireless
communication system, the method comprising:
configuring a channel quality indicator (CQI)-masking which indicates that at least one of a CQI, a precoding matrix index
(PMI), a rank indicator (RI), or a precoding type indicator (PTI) is not to be reported on a physical uplink control channel
(PUCCH) when an onDurationTimer is not running; and

determining, at a first subframe prior to a second subframe, whether or not the onDurationTimer is to be running at the second
subframe,

wherein the at least one of the CQI, the PMI, the RI, or the PTI is not to be reported on the PUCCH at the second subframe,
if the onDurationTimer is determined, at the first subframe, to be not running at the second subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,839,066

PDCCH MONITORING REGARDLESS OF DRX CONFIGURATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to operate in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving Discontinuous Reception (DRX) configuration information from a network;
receiving other configuration information for ignoring the DRX configuration information and monitoring a Physical Downlink
Control Channel (PDCCH) from the network;

transmitting a specific indication; and
ignoring the DRX configuration information and monitoring the PDCCH after the transmitting the specific indication,
wherein the other configuration information comprises:
criteria for the specific indication, and
a time period for the ignoring the DRX configuration information and the monitoring the PDCCH.

US Pat. No. 9,839,065

MANAGING RADIO RESOURCE CONTROL (RRC) CONNECTIONS BASED ON RADIO BEARER ATTRIBUTES

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A base station, comprising:
one or more memories; and
one or more processors, communicatively coupled to the one or more memories, to:
establish a radio resource control (RRC) connection with a user device;
determine a bearer attribute of a bearer associated with the RRC connection and the user device,
the bearer attribute comprising a priority level associated with the bearer;
determine whether the priority level satisfies a priority level threshold; and
selectively perform a first action or a second action based on determining whether the priority level satisfies the priority
level threshold,

the first action being performed when the priority level threshold is not satisfied, and the first action including:
terminating the RRC connection associated with the user device;
and
the second action being performed when the priority level threshold is satisfied, and the second action including:
analyzing a plurality of bearer attributes associated with a plurality of established RRC connections;
selecting, based on analyzing the plurality of bearer attributes, a terminable RRC connection associated with a different
user device,

 the terminable RRC connection being different from the RRC connection; and
terminating the terminable RRC connection based on selecting the terminable RRC connection.

US Pat. No. 9,839,064

SENSOR DATA COLLECTING DEVICE

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba,...

1. A sensor data collecting device that is connectable to a plurality of sensors having different data generation periods,
the sensor data collecting device comprising:
a controller that has a first state and a second state and acquires data of one or a plurality of the sensors in the second
state; and

a first circuit that includes a timer and a power management unit, the timer including a first register, the first register
storing first time information of a first sensor, the first time information being next data generation time, the first sensor
having a minimal data generation period among the plurality of the sensors, wherein

when current time coincides with the first time information stored in the first register, the timer generates a first signal
for the power management unit, and

the power management unit causes the controller to transit from the first state to the second state by using the first signal
as a trigger.

US Pat. No. 9,839,063

IP MULTIMEDIA SUBSYSTEM, PROXY SESSION CONTROL APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. An IP multimedia subsystem comprising:
a serving session control apparatus configured to execute session control of user equipment; and
a proxy session control apparatus connected to the serving session control apparatus and located at an interface with an IP
access network, wherein

the serving session control apparatus includes
a terminating call acceptance unit configured to accept a terminating call to the user equipment, and
a terminating call relay unit configured to relay terminating call information including an identifier of the user equipment
to the proxy session control apparatus in response to acceptance of the terminating call to the user equipment by the terminating
call acceptance unit,

the proxy session control apparatus includes
a terminating call processing unit configured to receive the terminating call information from the serving session control
apparatus,

a restoration execution unit configured to execute restoration of a subscriber profile linked with the user equipment based
on reception of the terminating call information by the terminating call processing unit, and

an address holding unit configured to hold an address of a policy-and-charging apparatus included in a response received from
a routing agent along with the execution of the restoration by the restoration execution unit, and

the restoration execution unit reestablishes a session between the user equipment and the policy-and-charging apparatus based
on the address of the policy-and-charging apparatus held by the address holding unit, and causes the user equipment to execute
re-registration with the IP multimedia subsystem.

US Pat. No. 9,839,062

SHORT RANGE COMMUNICATIONS METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A short range communications method, comprising:
sending, by a base station, a second reconfiguration message to a supporting UE for establishing a mapping between a short
range bearer and a second radio bearer according to the second reconfiguration message;

performing data receiving and sending by using the mapping between the second radio bearer and the short range bearer, wherein
the second radio bearer is a radio bearer set up for the supporting UE to assist a first radio bearer, the short range bearer
is a bearer set up to assist the supporting UE in communication with a benefited UE, the first radio bearer is a benefited
radio bearer of the benefited UE, a mapping is performed between the first radio bearer and the short range bearer on a benefited
UE side, and a mapping is performed between the first radio bearer and the second radio bearer on a base station side; and

performing, by the base station, data sending or receiving by using the mapping between the first radio bearer and the second
radio bearer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,061

ESTABLISHING AND CONFIGURING DYNAMIC SUBSCRIPTIONS

1. A wireless access terminal, comprising:
a memory device;
a processing circuit coupled to the memory device and configured to:
receive information indicating that a first wireless communication network supports establishment of a multiple access virtual
wireless communication network;

define a dynamic subscription with at least one parameter for the establishment of the multiple access virtual wireless communication
network at the first wireless communication network, wherein the at least one parameter includes traffic management information,
the traffic management information including at least traffic routing information for the multiple access virtual wireless
communication network; and

utilize a transceiver to transmit the dynamic subscription to the first wireless communication network to initiate establishment
of the multiple access virtual wireless communication network according to the at least one parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,839,060

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DUAL CONNECTION ESTABLISHMENT

Avago Technologies Genera...

1. A method comprising:
transmitting, by a macro access point to a first local area access point, a dual connection setup message;
receiving, by the macro access point, a dual connection setup request acknowledgement message from the first local area access
point, the dual connection setup request acknowledgement message containing a radio resource control (RRC) message to be retransmitted
by the macro access point to a user equipment (UE);

transmitting, by the macro access point to the UE, a dual connection command comprising the RRC message received from the
local area access point;

receiving, by the macro access point from a mobile management entity (MME), a dual connection establishment complete message;
and

releasing or suspending resources associated with one or more split bearers, responsive to receipt of the dual connection
establishment complete message.

US Pat. No. 9,839,059

DISCOVERY METHOD AND APPARATUS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of communication by a terminal, the method comprising:
receiving a discovery request message including first information from a another terminal;
identifying whether the first information in the discovery request message is a same as second information configured with
the terminal; and

transmitting, if the first information is same with the second information, a discovery response message including information
corresponding to the first information to the another terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,839,058

MULTI FUNCTION DOCKING MODULE FOR A PRESSURE SUPPORT THERAPY SYSTEM

Koninklijke Philips N.V.,...

1. A charging and data transfer method for use in a pressure support system adapted to provide a regimen of respiratory therapy
to a patient, comprising:
establishing a near-field wireless coupling interface between a pressure generating device base unit of the pressure support
system and a wireless peripheral device of the pressure support system, wherein the pressure generating device base unit and
the wireless peripheral device are structured to wirelessly communicate with one another over a wireless communication channel
separate and distinct from the near-field wireless coupling interface according to a predetermined common protocol, wherein
the predetermined common protocol requires the pressure generating device base unit and the wireless peripheral device to
be paired with one another by exchanging pairing information according to the predetermined common protocol before the pressure
generating device base unit and the wireless peripheral device wirelessly communicate with one another on an ongoing basis
over the wireless communication channel;

transferring energy from the pressure generating device base unit to the wireless peripheral device over the near-field wireless
coupling interface and using the transferred energy in the wireless peripheral device to charge an energy storage device of
the wireless peripheral device; and

transferring the pairing information between the pressure generating device base unit and the wireless peripheral device over
the near-field wireless coupling interface.

US Pat. No. 9,839,057

METHODS FOR EXCHANGING INFORMATION BETWEEN ELECTRONIC DEVICES, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Beijing Lenovo Software L...

1. A method for exchanging information between electronic devices, comprising at a first electronic device:
determining that a request for exchanging information from a second electronic device is valid, after receiving the request;
in response to the request for exchanging information from the second electronic device, automatically acquiring an information
area with respect to the request, and selecting area data corresponding to the information area;

generating, by the first electronic device, a first event of information exchange request, and recording a first time when
the first event occurs;

comparing the first time with a second time, and determining to establish a communication connection between the first and
second electronic devices when the result of the comparison indicates that the first and second times are matched, wherein
the second time is obtained by the second electronic device generating a second event of information exchange request and
a touch event, and recording a second time when the second event and the touch even are generated, and wherein the touch event
refers to an event generated when a touch action is performed on a touch screen of the second electronic device; and

in response to the selection of the area data, establishing a communication connection with the second electronic device,
and transmitting the area data over the communication connection, wherein establishing a communication connection with the
second electronic device comprises establishing a first network connection with a server that has a second network connection
with the second electronic device, wherein the first and second network connections form the communication connection,

wherein the request for exchanging information corresponds to a condition that a contact action from the second electronic
device against the first electronic device occurs, and the contact action is valid;

and wherein the first electronic device is provided with a touch screen on which there are a plurality of information areas,
and

selecting area data corresponding to the information area comprises:
when the valid contact action from the second electronic device against the first electronic device is applied to one information
area of the information areas on the touch screen of the first electronic device, automatically acquiring area data contained
in that one information area.

US Pat. No. 9,839,056

LINK MODEL FOR MULTI-PREFIX PACKET SYSTEM BEARER

NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWO...

1. A method for a second internet protocol network, the method comprising:
logically connecting, to a single packet data network connection provided between a user equipment and a first internet protocol
network over a radio access network, the second internet protocol network located on a data path from the first internet protocol
network to the user equipment, wherein the first internet protocol network represents the highest level internet protocol
point of attachment to the single packet data network connection; and

sending router advertisements from the second internet protocol network and the first internet protocol network to the user
equipment over the radio access network via the single packet data network connection.

US Pat. No. 9,839,055

METHOD AND GATEWAY TO HANDLE INACTIVITY TIMER EXPIRY WITH A CONVERGED GATEWAY

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A method comprising:
intercepting, by a Gateway (GW), a first message from an Evolved Node (eNB) intended for a mobility management entity (MME),
wherein the first message comprises an indication to initiate removal of a first bearer and a second bearer;

determining, by the GW, to maintain the second bearer to maintain a communication path associated with the GW and a wireless
transmit/receive unit (WTRU); and

sending, by the GW, a second message to the eNB to remove the first bearer.

US Pat. No. 9,839,054

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR SETTING COMMUNICATION PARAMETERS OF THE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:
at least one processor; and
at least one memory storing code to be executed by the at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor executes
the code to function as:

a search unit to search a partner apparatus to communicate with a wireless communication being compliant with an IEEE 802.11
standard;

a transmission unit to transmit a first value stored in the communication apparatus to the partner apparatus searched by the
search unit;

a reception unit to receive a second value stored in the partner apparatus from the partner apparatus;
a determination unit to compare the first value with the second value, determine (i) that the communication apparatus operates
as an apparatus for providing a wireless parameter of the wireless communication being compliant with an IEEE 802.11 standard
to the partner apparatus if the first value is greater than the second value, and determine (ii) that the communication apparatus
operates an apparatus for receiving the wireless parameter of the wireless communication being compliant with an IEEE 802.11
standard from the partner apparatus if the first value is less than the second value; and

a setting unit configured to set the communication apparatus to operate as the apparatus for providing the wireless parameter
of the wireless communication in accordance with a user's instruction,

wherein in a case that the communication apparatus is set to operate as the apparatus for providing the wireless parameter
of the wireless communication by the setting unit, the communication apparatus does not compare the first value with the second
value,

wherein the search unit, the transmission unit and the reception unit communicate through a predetermined frequency channel,
and

wherein the communication apparatus communicates with the partner apparatus based on the wireless parameter through a frequency
channel that is selected by the communication apparatus operates as the apparatus for providing the wireless parameter to
the partner apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,839,053

RADIO COMMUNICATION STATION AND RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE, AND METHODS OF OPERATING SAME

KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.,...

1. A method of operating a radio communication station in a radio communication system having a plurality of radio communication
devices, the method comprising:
receiving via an indication receiver, respective control indications in signals on a random access channel from the plurality
of radio communication devices;

deriving in a characteristic deriver, a characteristic of the radio communication system from the received respective control
indications;

deriving in a quantization deriver, a quantization parameter depending on the characteristic; and
transmitting via a parameter transmitter, the quantization parameter to the plurality of radio communication devices for use
in subsequent respective quantizations of respective channel state metrics.

US Pat. No. 9,839,052

METHOD FOR ADAPTING A LINK FOR SELECTING A FRAME TRANSMISSION MODE AND CORRESPONDING WI-FI ACCESS POINT

ORANGE, Paris (FR)

1. A link adaptation method comprising:
using a selection criterion for selecting a transmission mode for transmitting physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) frames
to be transmitted over a channel of a telecommunications system having an access point and at least one station possessing
various transmission modes associated with different instantaneous bit rates, access to the channel being of the random type,
wherein selecting a transmission mode makes use of a time occupancy metric ? for the channel that is expressed in the following
form:


with tacc being the mean access time to the channel over the observation window, ttram being the time needed to transit a PPDU frame using the transmission mode m, and being expressed in the following form:


with Data being the load in bytes of a physical layer service data unit (PSDU) for transmitting in the PPDU frame, and Datarate
being the instantaneous data rate corresponding to the transmission mode m being used.

US Pat. No. 9,839,051

SELECTING AN ACCESS METHOD WHILE PERFORMING HANDOVERS IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus comprising:
at least one data processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code, where the at least one memory and computer program code are configured,
with the at least one data processor, to cause the apparatus at least to:

receive information from a source access node of a communications system;
select one of a plurality of access methods for accessing a target access node during handover based on the information, where
the source access node and the target access node are two access nodes of the communication system; and

access the target access node using the selected access method, where the information comprises an indicator specifying which
access method of the plurality of access methods the apparatus should use for accessing the target access node during handover
to the target access node, where

the apparatus receives the information, selects one of the plurality of access methods and accesses the target access node
prior to receiving any timing advance parameter for the target access node, and where the method for accessing the target
access node is selected based on a discontinuous reception interval of a connection.

US Pat. No. 9,839,050

FAST INITIAL LINK SETUP DISCOVERY (FD) FRAME TRANSMISSION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for communication, the method comprising:
receiving data at a first access point, the first access point associated with a first target beacon transmit time (TBTT),
wherein the data indicates a second TBTT of a second access point of a network;

generating, at the first access point, a transmission schedule based on the data, the transmission schedule indicating when
the first access point is to transmit a fast initial link setup discovery (FD) frame and indicating the first TBTT and the
second TBTT; and

selectively transmitting, from the first access point, FD frames at a frequency based on the transmission schedule.

US Pat. No. 9,839,049

SCHEDULING FOR AN UNLICENSED CARRIER TYPE

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An evolved node B (eNB) operable to perform downlink scheduling, the eNB having one or more processors configured to:
identify one or more subframes within a defined frame of a primary cell to perform cross-subframe scheduling for a secondary
cell, wherein the primary cell is configured to communicate with a user equipment (UE) using a licensed band and the secondary
cell is configured to communicate with the UE using an unlicensed band; and

perform the cross-subframe scheduling for one or more downlink subframes of the secondary cell using the one or more subframes
of the primary cell; and

perform the cross-subframe scheduling for a downlink subframe of the secondary cell using a subframe of the primary cell that
is approximately in parallel to the downlink subframe of the secondary cell, wherein the subframe of the primary cell is not
aligned with the downlink subframe of the secondary cell with respect to subframe boundaries and corresponding indexes, wherein
the downlink subframe of the secondary cell has a starting time instance of t1 and a finishing time instance of t2 and the subframe of the primary cell has a starting time instance of t3 and a finishing time instance of t4, wherein t3?t1 and t1?t4?t2.

US Pat. No. 9,839,048

CONTROL CHANNEL QUALITY BASED SCHEDULING OF RADIO TRANSMISSIONS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a node in a mobile network for controlling radio transmission in the mobile network, the method comprising:
sending control messages to a user equipment, UE, on a downlink control channel, wherein the control messages are commands
for changing the transmit power of the UE;

receiving, from the UE, reports indicating a parameter affected by the control messages, wherein the parameter indicated by
the reports is the currently applied transmit power of the UE;

evaluating the parameters indicated in the received reports;
determining a channel quality of the downlink control channel for the UE based on the evaluation;
scheduling at least one radio transmission on a data channel based on the determined channel quality of the downlink control
channel; and

indicating, on the downlink control channel, radio resources allocated for the scheduled at least one radio transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,839,047

METHODS FOR CHANNEL SOUNDING AND SCHEDULING FOR INTERFERENCE ALIGNMENT IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A determining method of a signal sub-space for opportunistic interference alignment (OIA) performed in a first access point,
the determining method comprising:
transmitting a request to send (RTS) frame, the RTS frame including an OIA candidate access point (AP) list that includes
identification information of a plurality of access points that are candidates for participating in the OIA;

sequentially transmitting a clear to send (CTS)-poll frame for triggering transmission of a CTS frame to each of the plurality
of access points in the OIA candidate AP list; and

receiving a CTS frame which is a response to a CTS-poll frame from a second access point in the OIA candidate AP list when
the second access point participates in the OIA.

US Pat. No. 9,839,046

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING AN UPLINK RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL IN A SINGULAR CARRIER FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS SYSTEM

InterDigital Technology C...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:
a processor and a transmitter configured to:
transmit a random access preamble, at a first power level as a single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA)
signal;

on condition that a response to the random access preamble is not detected by the WTRU:
determine whether a retransmission limit has been reached, and
retransmit the random access preamble at a second power level on condition that the retransmission limit has not been reached;
and

on condition that the response to the random access preamble is received by the WTRU:
obtain a timing advance, a power command and a resource allocation from the received response, and
transmit a random access message including an identity of the WTRU as a SC-FDMA signal having a timing derived at least from
the timing advance, having a transmission power level derived at least from the power command and utilizing resources derived
from at least the resource allocation.

US Pat. No. 9,839,045

SILENT PERIOD METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A base station, comprising:
a processor configured to determine a length and schedule of a silent period for each channel of a plurality of aggregated
channels based on system information, wherein each channel of the plurality of aggregated channels is using unlicensed spectrum,
and wherein a first silent period for a first channel of the plurality of aggregated channels is not scheduled to occur when
a second silent period for a second channel of the plurality of aggregated channels is scheduled to occur;

the processor further configured to select the first channel as a new primary channel when the second silent period occurs,
wherein the new primary channel transmits data and acts as a common control channel for the plurality of aggregated channels
during the second silent period, and wherein each of the remaining channels of the plurality of aggregated channels performs
its respective silent period during the second silent period; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the length and schedule of the silent period for each channel to at least one wireless
transmit/receive unit (WTRU).

US Pat. No. 9,839,044

RADIO BASE STATION AND MOBILE STATION

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A radio base station comprising: a processor that manages flow priorities assigned to data flows received from a core network
device via an S1 bearer; wherein the processor performs priority control over the data flows received from the core network
device via the S1 bearer, the processor establishes a radio bearer with a mobile station for each of the flow priorities,
and the processor transfers each data flow received from the core network device via the S1 bearer, to the radio bearer corresponding
to the flow priority assigned to the data flow, and a transmitter that transmits the data flow via the radio bearer to the
mobile station.

US Pat. No. 9,839,043

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES FOR LOGICAL CHANNELS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of allocating resources for a plurality of logical channels in a wireless communication system, each of the logical
channels having a corresponding priority, performed by a user equipment, the method comprising:
receiving a plurality of uplink grants from a base station, the plurality of uplink grants corresponding to a plurality of
data units, each of the plurality of the data units being transmitted in a corresponding one of a plurality of transport blocks
in one Transmission Time Interval (TTI) via a plurality of uplink component carriers; and

determining available resources of each of the plurality of uplink grants that correspond to the plurality of data units transmitted
within one TTI via the plurality of uplink component carriers;

allocating one or more resources, of the determined available resources, for each of the plurality of logical channels according
to a first amount of data associated with each of the plurality of logical channels; and

allocating any remaining resources, of the one or more resources, for each of the plurality of logical channels according
to a second amount of data associated with each of the plurality of logical channels,

wherein the allocation of the one or more resources is based on fee priorities associated with the plurality of logical channels,
and

wherein the allocating is applied to each of the plurality of uplink grants independently or to the sum of the plurality of
uplink grants.

US Pat. No. 9,839,042

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR RESOURCE SCHEDULING

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for resource scheduling, comprising:
receiving scheduling information transmitted by a terminal, wherein the scheduling information comprises a requested scheduling
rate requested by the terminal;

determining a scheduling rate according to the scheduling information and a preset maximum transmission rate, wherein:
if the requested scheduling rate is greater than the preset maximum transmission rate, determining the preset maximum transmission
rate as the scheduling rate, and

if the requested scheduling rate is less than the preset maximum transmission rate, determining the requested scheduling rate
as a minimum rate value of the scheduling rate, determining the preset maximum transmission rate as a maximum rate value of
the scheduling rate, and determining a value between the minimum rate value and the maximum rate value as the scheduling rate;

allocating a transmission resource to the terminal according to the determined scheduling rate; and
transmitting data to be transmitted for a service to the terminal according to the transmission resource.

US Pat. No. 9,839,041

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCED COEXISTENCE ALGORITHMS IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A hardware module configured to reduce interference between communication protocols of a first air interface and a second
air interface, the hardware module comprising:
a first data interface coupled to the first air interface;
a management interface coupled to at least another hardware module, the at least another hardware module being configured
to control the second air interface, at least one of the first air interface or the second air interface being configured
to operate according to a multiple-in multiple-out (MIMO) protocol;

a processor apparatus; and
a non-transitory computer-readable storage apparatus in data communication with the processor apparatus and comprising a medium
with at least one computer program stored thereon, the at least one computer program being configured to, when executed on
the processor apparatus, cause the hardware module to:

determine that the first air interface is exposed to a noise environment wherein a first threshold for a system noise floor
is exceeded;

adjust a transmit power for at least the first or the second air interface based at least on the determination;
determine that the first air interface is exposed to a noise environment wherein a second threshold for the system noise floor
is exceeded; and

turn off at least one channel associated with the at least one of the first air interface or the second air interface configured
to operate according to the MIMO protocol.

US Pat. No. 9,839,040

MITIGATING WIRELESS INTERFERENCE

EchoStar Technologies L.L...

1. A system comprising:
a server programmed to monitor wireless interference between at least two media content delivery devices programmed to decode
and output media content and coordinate communication with the media content delivery devices to reduce wireless interference,

wherein the server is programmed to coordinate communication according to requirements of media content requests made by the
media content delivery devices and by commanding at least one of the media content delivery devices to reduce a transmission
power,

wherein the server receiving the media content request causes the server to monitor the wireless interference between the
at least two media content delivery devices.

US Pat. No. 9,839,039

256 QUADRATURE AMPLITUDE MODULATION USER EQUIPMENT CATEGORY HANDLING

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a wireless network element of transmitting a transport block, the method comprising:
determining a modulation coding scheme for a transmission of the transport block;
determining a category type of a wireless device that will transmit or receive the transport block;
determining, using the category type of the wireless device, an encoding soft buffer size (NIR) for the transport block;

adjusting the encoding soft buffer size (NIR) by a factor (KH) if the wireless device is configured to support 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (256 QAM) or a higher order modulation
scheme;

encoding the transport block according to the determined modulation coding scheme and the adjusted encoding soft buffer size;
and

transmitting the transport block.

US Pat. No. 9,839,038

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING A REGULATORY OPERATING MODE OF A DEVICE

NETWORK PERFORMANCE RESEA...

5. A method comprising:
operating a first device, comprising a processor, in a reduced functionality radio frequency mode until at least one of a
country code identifier or a regulatory domain can be determined for the first device;

communicating at least one location factor associated with the first device;
receiving, at a second device comprising another processor, a plurality of location factors associated with the first device
including the at least one location factor;

determining with a regulatory domain selection component of the second device at least one of the country code identifier
or the regulatory domain based at least in part on the plurality of location factors associated with the first device;

communicating the at least one of the country code identifier or the regulatory domain to the first device to facilitate operating
the first device in a regulatory mode consistent with the at least one of the country code identifier or the regulatory domain
and location of the first device;

receiving at the first device at least one of the country code identifier or the regulatory domain; and
operating the first device in the regulatory mode consistent with the at least one of the country code identifier or the regulatory
domain and the location of the first device, wherein the operating the device in the regulatory mode comprises at least one
of communicating, scanning, or operating in at least one Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) channel based at least in part
on the country code identifier or the regulatory domain.

US Pat. No. 9,839,037

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR FLEXIBLE USE OF FREQUENCY BANDS

Neocific, Inc., Bellevue...

1. A method for communicating by a base station serving a mobile device in a wireless communication system employing a plurality
of radio frames, wherein the radio frames comprise a plurality of subframes, the subframes comprising a plurality of time
slots, the time slots comprising multiple orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) symbols, the base station having
a plurality of radio-frequency (RF) circuits, the method comprising:
transmitting, in a first duplexing mode, control information to the mobile device over a first RF band, the control information
indicative of a second RF band for transmitting signals by the base station in a second duplexing mode; and

controlling the plurality of RF circuits to concurrently transmit signals in a first radio frame in the first duplexing mode
over the first RF band and in a second radio frame in the second duplexing mode over the second RF band;

wherein at least one of the first RF band and the second RF band is allowed to be used by systems operating with different
multiple access technologies;

wherein the first radio frame and the second radio frame have a same frame length and are aligned with each other in time;
and

wherein the first duplexing mode operates in frequency and the second duplexing mode operates in time, or the first duplexing
mode operates in time and the second duplexing mode operates in frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,839,036

CARRIER SWITCHING METHOD, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A carrier switching method, comprising:
determining, by a base station, according to carrier switching capability information of user equipment (UE), a carrier switching
policy according to which the UE performs carrier switching, wherein the carrier switching capability information of the UE
comprises at least one piece of the following information: information about a quantity of carriers supported by the UE, information
about a carrier frequency band supported by the UE and information about a carrier switching type supported by the UE; and

sending, by the base station, carrier switching indication information to the UE, wherein the carrier switching indication
information is used for indicating the carrier switching policy, so that the UE performs carrier switching between at least
two carriers according to the carrier switching policy, and wherein the carrier switching indication information is carried
in downlink control information (DCI) and is sent by the base station on a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) or an
enhanced physical downlink control channel (ePDCCH), and wherein the DCI is scrambled by using a cell identifier corresponding
to a target carrier to which the UE is to perform carrier switching, so that the scrambled DCI indicates to the UE to perform
uplink carrier switching and/or downlink carrier switching to the target carrier without using an explicit carrier switching
command.

US Pat. No. 9,839,035

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING UPLINK INTER CELL INTERFERENCE COORDINATION IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:
determining a ratio relating a first portion of a frequency spectrum in which fractional frequency re-use (FFR) resources
are to be assigned to a second portion of the frequency spectrum in which re-use one resources are to be assigned, wherein
the FFR resources and the re-use one resources are associated with uplink transmissions for a plurality of user equipment
across a plurality of cells in a communication system;

updating the ratio relating the first portion and the second portion of the frequency spectrum to optimize throughput rates
for the plurality of user equipment across the plurality of cells, wherein at least one of determining the ratio or updating
the ratio includes maximizing a total sum of utilities of throughput rates for the user equipment across the plurality of
cells for a particular utility function, wherein the maximizing further comprises:

calculating, by each cell of the plurality of cells, a per cell total sum of utilities for achievable throughput rates for
a plurality of user equipment served by each cell for each of a plurality of possible values of the ratio;

communicating, by each cell of the plurality of cells, the per cell total sum of utilities for achievable throughput rates
to a central management system for each of the plurality of possible values of the ratio;

calculating a total sum of utilities across the plurality of cells based on the per cell total sum of utilities for each of
the plurality of possible values of the ratio;

determining, by the central management system, a maximum total sum of utilities and a particular value of the ratio associated
with the maximum total sum of utilities; and

setting the ratio equal to the particular value of the ratio associated with the maximum total sum of utilities;
determining one or more uplink inter cell interference coordination (ICIC) parameters for the plurality of cells based on
the ratio; and

scheduling uplink transmissions for user equipment served by the plurality of cells based, at least in part, on the uplink
ICIC parameters.

US Pat. No. 9,839,034

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL VIA RELAY BACKHAUL LINK

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a signal by a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
mapping, by the BS, a reference signal to a subframe comprising a first slot and a second slot,
wherein each of the first and second slots includes a plurality of resource elements over which the reference signal is allowed
to be mapped, and

wherein, when a last orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol of the subframe is not available for a BS-to-relay
transmission, the reference signal is not mapped to the second slot and a data signal is mapped to the resource elements of
a penultimate OFDM symbol of the second slot; and

transmitting, by the BS, the reference signal to a relay.

US Pat. No. 9,839,033

WHITE SPACE USAGE FOR WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK DEVICES

THOMSON Licensing, Issy-...

1. A method, said method comprising:
receiving a beacon message, said beacon message having a clock descriptor field, a master clock descriptor field and a quiet
period scheduling field;

inspecting said clock descriptors field and said master clock descriptor field in said beacon message;
selecting a master clock responsive to said inspection; and
transmitting a message to schedule a quiet period based on said selected master clock, wherein said master clock is selected
based on one of stability, accuracy and speed.

US Pat. No. 9,839,032

METHOD FOR SCHEDULING PILOT SIGNAL, CONTROL NODE AND WIRELESS DEVICE

Industrial Technology Res...

15. A method for scheduling a pilot signal, adapted for a wireless device of an i-th cell of N cells in a network cluster,
wherein the i-th cell is managed by a control node, the method comprising:
controlled by the control node to schedule to transmit, at a j-th time slot and a (j+1)-th time slot of at least (N) time
slots in a training time, a first pilot signal or a second pilot signal, wherein N is a positive integer, and i and j are
positive integers not greater than N; and

controlled by the control node to schedule to alternately transmit the first pilot signal and the second pilot signal at residual
time slots other than the j-th time slot and the (j+1)-th time slot, wherein the first pilot signal and the second pilot signal
have opposite signs, and the first pilot signal is a specific pilot signal assigned to the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 9,839,031

MULTIMODE USER EQUIPMENT ACCESSING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK

Avago Technologies Genera...

1. A method, comprising:
receiving, by a user device, information broadcasted by a wireless sensor network;
requesting, by the user device, access information for the wireless sensor network from a server;
receiving, by the user device, the access information from the server via a network different from the wireless sensor network,
the access information comprising an access timeslot determined and allocated for the user device by the server; and

accessing, by the user device, the wireless sensor network using said access information.

US Pat. No. 9,839,030

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR GENERATING SUBFRAME, METHOD FOR DETERMINING SUBFRAME AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A device for generating a subframe, the device comprising:
a transceiver configured to receive first indication information transmitted by a first device, wherein the first indication
information is used to indicate a special subframe used by the first device; and

a processor configured to:
determine the special subframe used by the first device according to the first indication information;
determine a pattern of a first special subframe among at least two special subframes used in a broadcast control channel modification
period, wherein a guard period (GP) duration of the first special subframe is larger than a GP duration of the special subframe
used by the first device;

determine patterns of other special subframes except the first special subframe among the at least two special subframes,
wherein a GP duration of at least one special subframe in the other special subframes is different from the GP duration of
the first special subframe; and

generate the at least two special subframes.

US Pat. No. 9,839,027

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING MACHINE-TYPE COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for providing machine-type-communication (MTC) in a wireless network, wherein the wireless network is a heterogeneous
network of MTC and non-MTC devices, comprising:
supporting a plurality of transmission modes for communicating in the wireless network including MTC and non-MTC devices,
the plurality of transmission modes including at least one of a transmission mode 1 (TM1) through a transmission mode 10 (TM10)
of Long Term Evolution (LTE), or an other transmission mode that uses space frequency block coding for control data transmissions;
and

utilizing a single transmission mode from the plurality of transmission modes for all MTC in the wireless network.

US Pat. No. 9,839,025

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DOWNLINK FREQUENCY DOMAIN MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for transmitting data, comprising:
generating a first message, the first message comprising an allocation of a first station to a first frequency channel and
a second station to a second frequency channel, wherein the first message comprises a physical layer preamble comprising a
first modulation and coding scheme (MCS) value associated with the first station and a second MCS value associated with the
second station;

transmitting the first message over the first frequency channel and the second frequency channel;
transmitting, after transmission of the first message, a second message to the first station using the first frequency channel;
and

transmitting, after transmission of the first message, a third message to the second station using the second frequency channel.

US Pat. No. 9,839,024

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DOWNLINK FREQUENCY DOMAIN MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for transmitting data, comprising:
transmitting a request to send message to a first station and a second station, the request to send message comprising a first
time allocated for the first station to send a first clear to send message and a second time allocated for the second station
to send a second clear to send message;

receiving at least one of the first clear to send message from the first station or the second clear to send message from
the second station;

transmitting, in response to reception of the first clear to send message from the first station over a primary frequency
channel, a first data packet to the first station over the primary frequency channel; and

transmitting, in response to reception of the second clear to send message from the second station over a secondary frequency
channel, a second data packet to the second station over the secondary frequency channel.

US Pat. No. 9,839,023

METHOD FOR SETTING SEARCH AREA FOR DETECTING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a control channel from a base station in a wireless communication, the
method comprising:
receiving a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) signal in a subframe #n, where n is an integer;
monitoring first control channel candidates among the first and second control channel candidates included in multiple search
spaces corresponding to the PDCCH signal in the subframe #n in order to receive first control information corresponding to
a subframe #n+k, where k is a predetermined number; and

buffering the PDCCH signal until a subframe #n+1 and monitoring the second control channel candidates among the first and
second control channel candidates included in the multiple search spaces corresponding to the buffered PDCCH signal in the
subframe #n+1 in order to receive second control information corresponding to a subframe #n+k+1,

wherein a resource region in which a search space for detecting the first control information is set differs from a resource
region in which a search space for detecting the second control information is set.

US Pat. No. 9,839,022

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANNEL RESOURCE MAPPING IN CARRIER AGGREGATION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A method for physical HARQ indicator channel (PHICH) collision avoidance, performed by a base station, the method comprising:
allocating uplink (UL) physical resource blocks (PRBs) on a plurality of component carriers (CCs) to a wireless transmit/receive
unit (WTRU);

on a condition that lowest indices for the UL PRBs for each of the plurality of CCs are all different, performing hybrid automatic
repeat request (HARQ) transmissions; and

on a condition that at least two of the lowest indices for the UL PRBs for each of the plurality of CCs are the same:
triggering an adaptive HARQ process for each of the plurality of CCs; and
transmitting feedback for the adaptive HARQ process for each of the plurality of CCs on a physical downlink control channel
(PDCCH).

US Pat. No. 9,839,021

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING DOWNLINK PRIMARY CARRIER FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for selecting a primary carrier for transmitting data, comprising:
configuring, by a network device, multiple downlink carriers for a terminal;
configuring, by the network device, a primary carrier of the terminal, wherein the primary carrier comprises: a downlink primary
carrier and an uplink primary carrier, a downlink carrier corresponding to an uplink carrier of the terminal serves as the
downlink primary carrier, and the uplink carrier is the uplink primary carrier; and

obtaining, by the network device, channel resources of ACKnowledgement (ACK)/Negative ACKnowledgement (NACK) messages corresponding
to the multiple downlink carriers of the terminal on the uplink primary carrier;

wherein, at least part of channel resources of the ACK/NACK messages corresponding to the multiple downlink carriers of the
terminal on the uplink primary carrier are obtained according to a rule of mapping between at least one Physical Downlink
Control Channel (PDCCH) on the downlink primary carrier and at least one ACK/NACK channel on the uplink primary carrier; another
part of channel resources of the ACK/NACK messages corresponding to the multiple downlink carriers of the terminal on the
uplink primary carrier are obtained according to a rule of mapping between at least one PDCCH on a downlink non-primary carrier
and at least one other ACK/NACK channel on the uplink primary carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,839,020

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving control information on an Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (EPDCCH) by a User Equipment
(UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving a subframe including one or more EPDCCH Physical Resource Block (PRB) sets; and
attempting to decode one or more EPDCCH candidates in each of the one or more EPDCCH PRB sets,
wherein if a EPDCCH PRB set of the one or more EPDCCH PRB sets is overlapped with a transmission area of a first signal, invalid
EPDCCH candidates, which are not attempted to be decoded, are determined according to whether a type of the EPDCCH PRB set
is for localized EPDCCH transmission or distributed EPDCCH transmission,

wherein if the EPDCCH PRB set is for localized EPDCCH transmission, EPDCCH candidates included in PRB pairs overlapped with
the transmission area of the first signal among PRB pairs included in the EPDCCH PRB set are determined to be invalid, and

wherein if the EPDCCH PRB set is for distributed EPDCCH transmission, all EPDCCH candidates included in the EPDCCH PRB set
are determined to be invalid.

US Pat. No. 9,839,019

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR OBTAINING UPLINK RESOURCES

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of operating a terminal device for receiving an allocation of radio resources for transmission of uplink data
to a base station in a wireless telecommunications system, the method comprising:
determining, by circuitry of the terminal device, that the terminal device has uplink data waiting for transmission to the
base station;

receiving, by the circuitry, an access denial message transmitted from the base station when the base station receives an
access request message from a second terminal device that begins a random access procedure of the wireless telecommunications
system;

determining, upon reception of the access denial message, that the terminal device should not transmit a request to the base
station for an allocation of radio resources for transmission of the uplink data;

waiting, by the circuitry, to receive a radio resource allocation message from the base station to allocate radio resources
to be used for transmissions associated with the uplink data determined to be waiting for transmission to the base station;
and

receiving the radio resource allocation message comprising radio resources from the base station after the second terminal
device completes the random access procedure and the second terminal device is granted radio resources for transmission to
the base station, wherein

the base station pre-emptively allocates the radio resources to the terminal device based upon the terminal device being classified
as having a common traffic profile characteristic with the second terminal device.

US Pat. No. 9,839,018

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA INFORMATION MESSAGES ON A DOWNLINK OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method by a network component, the method comprising:
arranging a set of time-frequency radio resources, associated with a downlink control channel, for transmitting information
other than control information sent on the downlink control channel; and

transmitting, on the set of time-frequency radio resources, a data information message comprising the information other than
the control information, wherein the data information message has a size that is the same as a size of at least one of a transport
block for a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) or a downlink control information (DCI) message transmitted on the downlink
control channel, the size of the transport block being pre-determined according to a wireless communications standard, wherein
the information other than the control information is user-specific data information, and wherein the method further comprises:

scrambling a Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) code using a dedicated user- specific Radio Network Temporary Identifier (RNTI):
encoding, using a superposition coding, the user-specific data information into a first data layer detectable within a coverage
area and a second data layer comprising additional data; and

sending the scrambled CRC code with the user-specific data information in the data information message.

US Pat. No. 9,839,017

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

7. A base station (BS) for receiving uplink control information, the BS comprising:
a transceiver for transmitting or receiving a radio signal; and
a processor that controls the transceiver to:
transmit a data unit to a user equipment (UE) in a downlink subframe; and
receive acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) for the data unit from the UE in an uplink subframe,
wherein when the BS sets the UE to simultaneously transmit periodic channel state information (CSI) and the ACK/NACK, and
when the BS indicates one resource for a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) by a specific field included in downlink
control information (DCI) among a plurality of resources, the periodic CSI and the ACK/NACK are received using the one resource
for the PUCCH in the uplink subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,839,016

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A mobile station apparatus comprising:
transmitting circuitry configured to and/or programmed to drop a transmission of a first sounding reference signal,
in a case that the transmission of the first sounding reference signal for a first component carrier overlaps with a transmission
of a physical uplink control channel for a second component carrier, and

in a case that total transmit power of the mobile station apparatus exceeds total maximum output power configured by the mobile
station apparatus, on an overlapped portion of a symbol in which the transmission of the first sounding reference signal for
the first component carrier overlaps with the transmission of the physical uplink control channel for the second component
carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,839,015

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION, TERMINAL, BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for transmitting Uplink Control Information, comprising:
calculating, by a processor, the number of modulation symbols Q?, wherein the modulation symbols are occupied by the Uplink
Control Information (UCI) to be transmitted;

dividing, by the processor, an information bit sequence of the UCI to be transmitted into a first information bit sequence
and a second information bit sequence;

using, by the processor, a Reed Muller (RM) (32, O) code to encode the first information bit sequence to obtain a first 32-bit
coded bit sequence; using a RM (32, O) code to encode the second information bit sequence to obtain a second 32-bit coded
bit sequence;

performing, by the processor, rate matching for the first 32-bit coded bit sequence by circular repetition to set the first
32-bit coded bit sequence to a ?Q?/2?×Qm bits coded bit sequence; performing rate matching for the second 32-bit coded bit sequence by circular repetition to set the
second 32-bit coded bit sequence to a (Q???Q?/2?)×Qm bits coded bit sequence, wherein Qm is a modulation order corresponding to the UCI to be transmitted, and ? ? refers to rounding up;

mapping, by the processor, the ?Q?/2?×Qm bits coded bit sequence and the (Q???Q?/2?)×Qm bits coded bit sequence onto a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH); and

controlling, by the processor, a transmitter to transmit the ?Q?/2?×Qm bits coded bit sequence and the (Q???Q?/2?)×Qm bits coded bit sequence to a base station.

US Pat. No. 9,839,014

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACK/NACK TRANSMISSION IN TDD-BASED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of reporting control information in a wireless communication system in which M downlink time divisional duplex
(TDD) subframes are associated with an uplink TDD subframe, the method comprising:
receiving, by a user equipment (UE) supporting at least one cell including a primary cell, a radio resource control (RRC)
message indicating resource allocation information used for a first PUCCH format;

receiving, by the UE, a first physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) and a second PDSCH in one of the M downlink TDD subframes,
wherein the second PDSCH is received with a downlink assignment index (DAI);

selecting, by the UE, a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) format among a plurality of PUCCH formats including the first
PUCCH format and a second PUCCH format,

wherein the second PUCCH format is selected if the UE receives the first and second PDSCHs on the primary cell, the UE does
not receive a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) corresponding to the first PDSCH in one of the M downlink TDD
subframes, and the UE receives a second PDCCH corresponding to the second PDSCH in one of the M downlink TDD subframes; and

transmitting, by the UE, a positive-acknowledgement (ACK)/negative-acknowledgement (NACK) signal for the first and second
PDSCHs by using the selected PUCCH format.

US Pat. No. 9,839,013

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:
transmitting, to an evolved node B (eNB), a first message comprising a preamble obtained based on preamble set information;
receiving, from the eNB, a second message comprising uplink grant information to be used for uplink transmission of the UE;
generating a medium access control (MAC) packet data unit (PDU) comprising a header including at least one subheader and a
payload including at least one MAC service data unit (SDU) and at least one MAC control element, wherein a MAC SDU includes
a radio resource control (RRC) message, a subheader includes a LCID for identifying a logical channel of the MAC SDU, and
a MAC control element includes a buffer status report (BSR); and

transmitting the MAC PDU.

US Pat. No. 9,839,012

CONFIGURATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION (UCI)

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for Uplink Control Information (UCI) transmission, comprising:
selecting, by a user equipment, an uplink component carrier out of its own uplink component carrier set according to a predefined
selection rule(s) or received carrier selection indication information sent by an evolved Node B (eNB); and

transmitting, by the user equipment, the UCI to the eNB through a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) or PUSCHs on the
selected uplink component carrier,

wherein the user equipment selects the uplink primary component carrier out of its own uplink component carrier set according
to the pre-defined selection rule(s) when at least one PUSCH is available for the user equipment on its uplink primary component
carrier, and the user equipment selects one uplink secondary component carrier having the smallest number out of uplink component
carrier having PUSCH transmission when no PUSCH is available for the user equipment on its uplink primary component carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,839,011

BASE STATION APPARATUS, USER EQUIPMENT AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A base station apparatus comprising:
transmission circuitry that transmits, to a user equipment, a higher layer signal including first information used for configuring
more than one sets of one or more downlink component carriers, wherein

the transmission circuitry transmits, using a physical downlink control channel in a first subframe, to the user equipment,
downlink control information including second information indicating a trigger for a transmission of channel state information,
the transmission of the channel state information being triggered for one set of the more than one sets of one or more downlink
component carriers, the downlink control information being used for scheduling of a physical uplink shared channel in one
uplink component carrier; and
reception circuitry that receives, using the physical uplink shared channel in a second subframe, from the user equipment,
the channel state information for the one set of the more than one sets of one or more downlink component carriers in a case
that the downlink control information including the second information indicating the trigger for the transmission of the
channel state information for the one set is transmitted.

US Pat. No. 9,839,009

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING CONTROL AND/OR SHARED CHANNELS IN LONG TERM EVOLUTION (LTE)

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:
receiving a control channel and a shared channel within a subframe;
determining that one or more channel properties of the control channel and the shared channel in the received subframe are
substantially the same,

wherein the one or more channel properties comprise at least one of a delay spread, a receive power, a frequency shift, a
Doppler spread, or a receiver timing, and

wherein the determining is based on a radio resource control (RRC)-configured resource set associated with the control channel;
determining that the control channel and the shared channel are quasi co-located based on the determination that one or more
channel properties of the control channel and the shared channel are substantially the same; and

processing the control channel and the shared channel based on the determination that the control channel and the shared channel
are quasi co-located.

US Pat. No. 9,839,007

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RESOURCE ALLOCATION OF BASE STATION, AND SERVER FOR MULTI-CELL COOPERATION USING UPLINK SIGNAL CHANNEL

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of resource allocation by a base station (eNB) for multi-cell coordination using an uplink signal channel, the
method comprising:
receiving, from a server, resource allocation information including information on resources allocated to the eNB, the resources
being associated with an uplink signaling channel resource;

determining that the resources allocated to the eNB collide with resources allocated to a neighbor eNB;
transmitting, to the server, a collision message and neighbor resource allocation information of the neighbor eNB when the
resources allocated to the eNB collide with the resources allocated to the neighbor eNB, the neighbor resource allocation
information including information on the resources allocated to the neighbor eNB;

receiving, from the server, changed resource allocation information including information on changed resources allocated to
the eNB, the changed resources being associated with a resource index excluding a resource index used by the neighbor eNB;
and

distributing the changed resources to a user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,839,006

DUAL RADIO ARCHITECTURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE OPERABLE IN A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first radio;
a second radio;
a first antenna coupled to the first radio;
a second antenna; and
a radio control arrangement circuit coupled to the second antenna, the first radio and the second radio, wherein the radio
control arrangement circuit comprises:

a first switch coupled to the second antenna, the first radio, and the second radio, a second switch coupled to the second
antenna, the first radio, and the second radio;

and further wherein the first switch is operable to route RF energy to the second antenna from either the first radio or the
second radio, and the second switch is operable to route RF energy to the second antenna from either the first radio or the
second radio; and

the electronic device being configured to:
establish a first wireless communication link, corresponding to a first communication standard to communicate with a first
remote device at a first frequency band by coupling the first radio with the second antenna using the radio control arrangement
circuit;

select a second frequency band for use by the second radio, wherein the second frequency band is different from the first
frequency band; and

establish a second wireless communication link corresponding to the first communication standard to communicate with a second
remote device at the second frequency band by coupling the second radio with the second antenna using the radio control arrangement
circuit;

wherein the radio control arrangement circuit is configured to couple the first and second radios to the second antenna such
that the first wireless communication link and the second wireless communication link simultaneously transmit packets via
the second antenna at the first frequency band and the second frequency band such that a transmitted packet associated with
the first wireless communication link overlaps in time with a transmitted packet associated with the second wireless communication
link.

US Pat. No. 9,839,005

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MOBILE TERMINAL-BASED RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND WIRELESS NETWORK OPTIMIZATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for mobile terminal-based radio resource management, comprising:
obtaining, at a mobile terminal, at least one radio condition measurement;
comparing the at least one radio condition measurement to historical performance indicator data, wherein the historical performance
indicator data comprises at least one of: call drop data, call set-up data, average data rate data, or end-to-end delay data;
and

initiating, at the mobile terminal, an adjustment to at least one Radio Resource Management (RRM) parameter, in response to
a determination based, at least in part, on the comparison that the adjustment is warranted, wherein the at least one RRM
parameter comprises at least one of a hard network handover parameter, a soft cell handover parameter, a serving cell change
parameter, or a rate switching parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,839,004

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MME, INCOMING CALL CONTROL METHOD OF MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND INCOMING CALL CONTROL METHOD OF MME

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. An MME (Mobility Management Entity) used in a mobile communication system comprising:
a receiver configured to receive a message related to paging from an MSC/VLR (Mobile Switching Center/Visitor Location Register)
over a SGs interface between the MME and the MSC/VLR; and

a processor configured to discard the message, if handover procedure from an LTE (Long Term Evolution) wireless area to a
3G or a 2G wireless area is ongoing when the MME receives the message,

wherein no further action for the paging is performed by the MME after the MME discards the message.

US Pat. No. 9,839,003

UE INITIATED STATIONARY INDICATOR FOR REDUCED PAGING

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method for reducing paging overhead in a network, the method comprising:
determining that a user equipment (UE) will remain substantially stationary for a period of time, wherein the UE is located
in a first network cell associated with the network; and

in response to determining the UE will remain substantially stationary for a period of time, transmitting, from the UE, an
indicator to the network, wherein the indicator indicates that the UE is substantially stationary and, wherein the network
responds to the indicator by transmitting a paging signal to the first network cell without transmitting the paging signal
to one or more other network cells that are part of a same geographic tracking area as the first network cell.

US Pat. No. 9,839,002

MOBILITY MANAGEMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A mobility management method comprising:
receiving, by a single radio controller (SRC), a paging message for a user equipment (UE) sent by at least one first network
device, wherein the paging message carries a user identifier used for indicating the UE, wherein the paging message is sent
by the at least one first network device after a serving gateway (S-GW) receives downlink data for the UE and the S-GW separately
sends a downlink data notification message to a Mobility Management Entity (MME) and a serving GPRS support node (SGSN), and
wherein the at least one first network device is a MME, a SGSN, or a device downstream from the MME or the SGSN;

determining, by the SRC, a paging management context of the UE according to the user identifier in the paging message, wherein
the paging management context of the UE records radio access technology (RAT) type information, and the RAT type information
is used for indicating a RAT type on which the UE camps when switching to an idle state or a RAT type to which the UE is redirected
after switching to an idle state; and

determining, by the SRC, a paging range according to the paging message and the paging management context of the UE, and initiating
paging on the UE in a cell in the paging range.

US Pat. No. 9,839,001

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMIZING PAGING MECHANISMS AND PUBLICATION OF DYNAMIC PAGING MECHANISMS

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A method of providing paging channel access for a cellular network, the paging channel access being optimized for utilization
of network resources:
allocating one or more resources for paging channel access based at least in part on a ratio of enhanced devices to legacy
devices on the cellular network;

providing a schedule for paging channel access to a plurality of user devices, the schedule identifying the allocated one
or more resources; and

transmitting the schedule, the transmission enabling at least one of the one of the plurality of user devices to configure
its modem to receive the allocated one or more resources.

US Pat. No. 9,839,000

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FORMING EVENT PICTURE IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL

GOLDPEAK INNOVATIONS INC,...

1. A method for displaying an event object on a screen of a terminal, comprising:
displaying a current object on the screen;
storing the current object when an event occurs;
displaying the event object on top of a portion of the current object when the event occurs; and
displaying the stored current object on the screen automatically or in response to a user input.

US Pat. No. 9,838,999

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING NOTIFICATIONS

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method comprising:
in response to receipt of selection of an option to enter a do not disturb mode at a portable electronic device, suppressing
notifications for the communications received at the portable electronic device while in the do not disturb mode;

in response to exiting the do not disturb mode:
discontinuing suppressing notifications for new communications received at the portable electronic device;
providing an option to view the communications received at the portable electronic device while in the do not disturb mode
and,

in response to receipt of selection of the option to view the communications received while in the do not disturb mode, displaying
a consolidated list of the communications, a first indicator identifying entry into the do not disturb mode, and a second
indicator identifying exit from the do not disturb mode, the consolidated list of the communications including the communications
received at the portable electronic device while in the do not disturb mode and communications received at the portable electronic
device while not in the do not disturb mode, the consolidated list including a plurality of electronic communication types,
thereby providing a displayed list of all missed communications including at least two different communication types, the
communication types comprising email messages, text messages, cellular telephone calls, voice-over-IP calls, and social media
notifications, and wherein the communications received at the portable electronic device while in the “do not disturb” mode
are displayed between the first indicator and the second indicator within the consolidated list of communications.

US Pat. No. 9,838,998

METHOD OF PROCESSING DOWNLINK DATA NOTIFICATION MESSAGE AND SERVER THEREFORE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of processing a downlink data notification (DDN) message in a mobile communication network, the method comprising:
receiving, by a transceiver in a server, a DDN message from a serving gateway which buffers a downlink data to be delivered
to a terminal; and

transmitting, by the transceiver in the server, a message for requesting the serving gateway to keep buffering the downlink
data and wait to receive a modify bearer request message from another server, if the terminal is under a tracking area update
(TAU) procedure and if the server does not receive a response to a paging signal, but receives a context request message from
the another server according to the TAU procedure.

US Pat. No. 9,838,997

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENHANCED LOCATION BASED INFORMATION FOR FIXED PLATFORMS

RIVADA RESEARCH, LLC., C...

1. A method of providing a location based service on a first fixed wireless device, the method comprising:
determining whether the first fixed wireless device is able to establish a location fix based on information obtained via
a geospatial system;

collecting location information from a plurality of mobile devices in a communication group in response to determining the
first fixed wireless device is unable to establish a location fix, wherein the plurality of mobile devices comprises at least
a second wireless device;

computing more precise location information including a new three-dimensional location fix for the first fixed wireless device
based on the location information collected from the plurality of mobile devices in the communication group, wherein computing
the more precise location information comprises using horizontal data to determine a position relative to the Earth's surface,
using vertical data to determine a height of the position relative to sea level, and generating three-dimensional information
based on the determined position and the determined height; and

using the generated three-dimensional information to provide a location based service.

US Pat. No. 9,838,996

ESTIMATING THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTANCE OR A RANGE OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTANCE BETWEEN AT LEAST TWO USER EQUIPMENTS

DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG, Bon...

1. A method for estimating a geographical distance or a range of the geographical distance between at least two user equipments
via transmitting a discovery message for device to device communication from a first user equipment to a second user equipment,
the first user equipment and the second user equipment being enabled to use a device to device communication mode including
proximity detection and/or discovery, wherein the method comprises the following steps:
in a first step, generating, by the first user equipment, the discovery message, wherein the discovery message comprises transmission
power information, the transmission power information being indicative of a level of transmission power for transmitting the
discovery message;

in a second step, transmitting, by the first user equipment, the discovery message using a common air interface of the first
user equipment and the second user equipment, wherein the level of transmission power is used by the first user equipment
to transmit the discovery message; and

in a third step, receiving, by the second user equipment, the discovery message comprising the transmission power information
and determining a level of reception power;

wherein the method further comprises:
determining, by the second user equipment, based on the received transmission power information and the determined level of
reception power, an estimation related to the geographical distance between the first user equipment and the second user equipment,
or to a range of the geographical distance out of a plurality of different ranges of the geographical distance between the
first user equipment and the second user equipment;

wherein the first user equipment and the second user equipment are related to a mobile communication network comprising a
core network and an access network, the access network of the mobile communication network comprising a radio cell being served
by a base station entity, the radio cell corresponding to the radio coverage area of the base station entity, wherein transmission
power calibration information is transmitted by the base station entity, wherein the transmission power calibration information
is received by the first user equipment, the transmission power calibration information being indicative of the level of transmission
power to apply, by the first user equipment, for transmitting the discovery message.