US Pat. No. 9,822,209

METHOD FOR DECOMPOSING POLYMER MATERIAL, METHOD FOR PRODUCING RECYCLED RESIN, AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING INORGANIC FILLER

SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LT...

1. A method for producing a recycled resin, comprising:
providing a polymer material containing a resin component composed of a first monomer which is a phenolic compound, and a
second monomer which is an aldehyde compound;

providing a plurality of recycled resin samples, each of which is produced by chemically decomposing the resin component in
a mixture of said polymer material with said first monomer or a derivative of said first monomer, and mixing the decomposed
resin component with said second monomer or a derivative of said second monomer, in which said providing the plurality of
recycled resin samples, the plurality of recycled resin samples has a different second/first monomer ratio from each other,
the second/first monomer ratio being a molar ratio of an amount of the second monomer or the derivative of said second monomer
derived from said polymer material and the mixed second monomer or the derivative of said second monomer to an amount of the
first monomer or the derivative of said first monomer derived from said polymer material and the mixed first monomer or the
derivative of said first monomer, in a reaction system for producing said recycled resin samples;

acquiring a relationship in advance between the second/first monomer ratio and a physical property of said recycled resin
samples;

acquiring data of a correlation between said physical property of said recycled resin samples and the second/first monomer
ratio;

determining a first range of the second/first monomer ratio in which when the second/first monomer ratio becomes small, said
physical property of said recycled resin samples becomes small;

determining a second range of the second/first monomer ratio which is smaller than and adjacent to the first range of the
second/first monomer ratio, in which when the second/first monomer ratio becomes small, said physical property of said recycled
resin samples substantially does not change;

determining a threshold value as a boundary value between the first range of the second/first monomer ratio and the second
range of the second/first monomer ratio;

determining an addition amount of said first monomer or the derivative of said first monomer to be added to said polymer material
based on said data of the correlation and so that the second/first monomer ratio is not less than the threshold value; and

producing said recycled resin by chemically decomposing the resin component in the mixture of said polymer material with said
first monomer or the derivative of said first monomer, and mixing said second monomer or the derivative of said second monomer
in said addition amount determined with said decomposed resin component.

US Pat. No. 9,823,480

WAVELENGTH BEAM COMBINING LASER SYSTEMS WITH MICRO-OPTICS

TERADIODE, INC., Wilming...

1. A laser system comprising:
a plurality of beam emitters each emitting an individual beam;
a plurality of micro-optics arrangements, each micro-optic arrangement being disposed optically downstream from a beam emitter
to (i) intercept only the beam emitted thereby, (ii) rotate the beam, and (iii) direct the beam toward a dispersive element;

disposed optically downstream from the plurality of micro-optics arrangements, focusing optics for overlapping the rotated
beams on the dispersive element, the focusing optics having a focal length;

a dispersive element for receiving and dispersing the overlapped rotated beams; and
a partially reflective output coupler for receiving the dispersed beams, reflecting a first portion thereof back toward the
dispersive element, and transmitting a second portion thereof as a multi-wavelength output beam,

wherein (i) an optical distance between the focusing optics and the dispersive element is less than the focal length, and
(ii) each micro-optics arrangement rotates its corresponding beam by a different angle to thereby converge the beams toward
each other before the beams reach the focusing optics.

US Pat. No. 9,821,624

AXLE ARRANGEMENT WITH MODULARLY FIXABLE AXLE SETTING, AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND MOTOR VEHICLE WITH TWIST BEAM AXLE

BENTELER AUTOMOBILTECHNIK...

1. An axle arrangement for a motor vehicle comprising a twist beam axle with a torsion tube, which connects two outer swing
arms, and with wheel carriers which are rigidly coupled to the ends of the swing arms by way of screw connections, the wheel
carriers having an integrated wheel bearing for the attachment of a vehicle wheel, one wheel carrier being coupled to the
end of the swing arm by way of at least three screw connections, and each wheel carrier having fastening arms oriented so
as to project in the direction of the end of the swing arm, the track width of the axle arrangement being fixed by placement
of a receiving opening in the motor vehicle transverse direction (Y) on each fastening arm, wherein the wheelbase of the motor
vehicle is preset by placement of the receiving opening in the motor vehicle longitudinal direction (X).

US Pat. No. 9,826,625

STRETCHABLE ELECTRONIC STRUCTURES FORMED OF THIN FILMS INTEGRATED WITH SOFT HETEROGENEOUS SUBSTRATE

Ecole Polytechnique Feder...

1. A stretchable electronic structure comprising:
an intrinsically fragile thin film; and
a soft heterogeneous substrate, the intrinsically fragile thin film in contact with the soft heterogeneous substrate,
wherein the soft heterogeneous substrate includes a soft domain of a first constituent or phase surrounded by a continuous
stiff domain of second constituent or phase, the soft domain is distributed and embedded into the stiff domain.

US Pat. No. 9,825,428

COATING PROCESS FOR LASER HEAT SINKS

TERADIODE, INC., Wilming...

1. A method of heat sink preparation, the method comprising:
providing a plurality of heat sinks each defining a different aperture fluidly connected to one or more hollow cooling channels
defined within the heat sink, each cooling channel having an internal surface, wherein each of the heat sinks is configured
to be separately placed in thermal contact with a different laser beam emitter for thermal management thereof;

providing a bottom manifold having an internal passage fluidly connected to (i) a gas inlet, (ii) a gas outlet, and (iii)
a plurality of openings, each of the openings being positioned at a different distance away from the gas inlet, wherein the
bottom manifold comprises a plurality of baffles therewithin each configured to direct gas flowing within the internal passage
into a different one of the openings;

sealing a first surface of each heat sink against the bottom manifold such that the aperture of each heat sink is aligned
with a different one of the openings;

flowing two or more gaseous precursors (a) through the gas inlet, (b) into each of the heat sinks through the aperture thereof,
different ones of the baffles directing the two or more gaseous precursors into different ones of the apertures via different
ones of the openings in the bottom manifold, (c) back out of each of the heat sinks through the aperture thereof, and (d)
out of the gas outlet to thereby form a coating on the internal surface of the one or more cooling channels of each heat sink;
and

after formation of the coating, (i) separating each heat sink from the bottom manifold and (ii) placing each heat sink in
thermal contact with a different laser beam emitter.

US Pat. No. 9,826,656

MOVEABLE SERVER RACK

Intel Corporation, Santa...

12. A method of moving a server rack in a data center, comprising:
unsecuring, by the server rack, the server rack from a building feature of the data center to allow the server rack to be
moved by a mobile robot from a first docking location to a second docking location of the data center;

automatically coupling, by a power connector system of the server rack, a power source to a plurality of servers of the server
rack based at least in part on indications of alignment provided by indices of alignment of the server rack, wherein the server
rack is located at the second docking location of the data center when coupling the power source to the plurality of servers;
and

automatically coupling, by an input/output (I/O) connector system of the server rack, a data center network to the plurality
of servers based at least in part on the indications of alignment.

US Pat. No. 9,826,667

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a back cover having a front side facing the display panel and a rear side opposite the front side, the back cover having a
back cover cavity open on at least the rear side of the back cover;

a nut coupled to the back cover, a lower body of the nut disposed in the back cover cavity, a stopper of the nut protruding
along the rear side of the back cover and in contact with the rear side of the back cover, the nut having a fastening cavity;

a screw comprising an engaging portion and a head, the engaging portion held in the fastening cavity of the nut, the screw
securing a printed circuit board between the head of the screw and the back cover; and

a bottom insulating plate disposed between the printed circuit board and the back cover, the bottom insulating plate configured
to prevent a short circuit between the printed circuit board and the back cover, the stopper of the nut disposed in a hole
in the bottom insulating plate.

US Pat. No. 9,826,662

REUSABLE PHASE-CHANGE THERMAL INTERFACE STRUCTURES

General Electric Company,...

1. An electronic system, comprising:
a chassis having a pair of side walls, each said side wall defines a receptor, wherein each said receptor has a first surface
and a second surface facing the first surface;

a heat frame disposed in the chassis, extending between the pair of side walls such that a portion of the heat frame is disposed
in the receptor defined in one side wall of the pair of side walls and another portion of the heat frame is disposed in the
receptor defined in other side wall of the pair of side walls, wherein the heat frame is disposed in the chassis in a slidable
manner;

a circuit card assembly operatively coupled to the heat frame, wherein the circuit card assembly comprises:
a printed circuit board; and
at least one electronic component mounted on the printed circuit board;
a reusable phase-change thermal interface structure disposed between the portion of the heat frame and the first surface of
the receptor, wherein the heat frame is configured to facilitate exchange of heat between the circuit card assembly and the
chassis via the reusable phase-change thermal interface structure; and wherein the reusable phase-change thermal interface
structure comprises:

a metal based foam; and
a fusible metal based alloy disposed at least in a portion of the metal based foam, wherein the fusible metal based alloy
is configured to be in solid phase at an assembling temperature and in liquid phase at an operating temperature, and

a wedge lock structure disposed in the receptor between the portion of the heat frame and the second surface of the receptor.

US Pat. No. 9,826,651

CASE ASSEMBLY AND LOCKING DEVICE

LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUAN...

1. A case assembly comprising:
a case including a housing with an opening and a cover movably disposed on the housing for covering the opening; wherein the
housing includes a side plate; wherein the cover includes a restricting unit and an eaves portion formed on and extended outwardly
from an edge thereof proximal to the side plate, the restricting unit proximal to the side plate being extended outwardly
along an inner surface of the cover and protruded outside an outer wall of the side plate when the cover covers the opening
of the housing; and

a locking device includes a flip portion and at least one first pivot portion connected to at least one end of the flip portion;
wherein the side plate includes at least one second pivot portion pivotally connected to the at least one first pivot portion
of the locking device; wherein the locking device is mounted on the side plate of the housing to move between an unlocked
and a locked positions, wherein the locking device blocks the restricting unit of the cover when in the locked position;

wherein the eaves portion of the cover protrudes from the outer wall of the side plate of the housing, and a part of the flip
portion of the locking device is movably located between the eaves portion and the restricting unit when in the locked position.

US Pat. No. 9,826,668

COMPOSITE SHEET AND PORTABLE TERMINAL HAVING SAME

AMOGREENTECH CO., LTD., ...

1. A composite sheet comprising:
a first heat insulation member having a plurality of fine pores to form air pockets for thermal insulation;
a second heat insulation member which is laminated on the first heat insulation member, and which facilitates a horizontal
direction transfer of heat conducted but suppresses a vertical direction transfer thereof; and

a heat spreader which is laminated between the first insulation member and the second heat insulation member to thus disperse
heat,

wherein the first heat insulation member is a nanofiber web or a laminated structure of a nanofiber web and a nonwoven fabric,
and the nanofiber web is formed of accumulated nanofibers made by an electrospinning process.

US Pat. No. 9,826,650

COLD WORKED METAL HOUSING FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a lower housing;
a brace having a surface attached to at least one of the lower housing or the upper housing; and
an upper housing structure attached to the lower housing by the brace;wherein a side surface of the upper housing structure and a side surface of the lower housing form a continuous, substantially
smooth, continuously curved external side surface when the lower housing is coupled to the upper housing structure.

US Pat. No. 9,826,641

ELECTRONIC DEVICE MOUNTING BOARD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. An electronic device mounting board, comprising:
an insulating substrate consisting essentially of ceramics and having an opening, on the insulating substrate an electronic
device being disposed lying over the opening as seen in a transparent plan view;

a reinforcement portion consisting essentially of ceramics, wherein the reinforcement portion is disposed on a surface or
in an interior of the insulating substrate so as to lie around the opening of the insulating substrate as seen in a transparent
plan view, the reinforcement portion being connected with the insulating substrate; and

an electronic device connection electrode disposed on a surface of the insulating substrate so as to lie around the opening
of the insulating substrate as seen in a transparent plan view,

wherein the insulating substrate includes, at a periphery of the opening as seen in a transparent plan view, an inclined portion
inclined toward a side of the electronic device, and

the reinforcement portion is disposed on a surface of the insulating substrate where the electronic device is disposed.

US Pat. No. 9,826,669

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING A REARWARD BOTTOM SURFACE FOR IMPROVED HEAT DISSIPATION

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A back light comprising:
a light source;
a light source substrate arranged in a rearward direction opposite to a light exit direction of the light source;
a heat sink arranged in the rearward direction from the light source substrate, the heat sink having a base attached to the
light source substrate and a plurality of fins each extending in the rearward direction from the base, to dissipate heat generated
in the light source; and

a frame having a bottom surface arranged in the rearward direction from the base of the heat sink, the bottom surface having
a plurality of slits into which the plurality of fins are inserted.

US Pat. No. 9,826,658

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND TRAY

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a casing comprising a support frame, the support frame having a first rack, a second rack and a rod member; and
a tray comprising:
a tray body;
a handle;
a first gear fixed on the handle and pivotally connected to the tray body;
a second gear pivotally connected to the tray body, the second gear having an engaging portion;
a linking member connected to the first gear and the second gear; and
a block member fixed on the tray body, the block member having a resilient portion;
wherein when the handle rotates with respect to the tray body to a predetermined angle in an open direction, the resilient
portion is engaged with the engaging portion, so as to restrain the handle from rotating with respect to the tray body in
a close direction, the close direction is opposite to the open direction; when the handle is located at the predetermined
angle with respect to the tray body and the tray is placed into the casing, the rod member moves the resilient portion, such
that the resilient portion is disengaged from the engaging portion; when the resilient portion is disengaged from the engaging
portion, the first gear contacts the first rack, the second gear contacts the second rack, and the handle is capable of being
operated to rotate with respect to the tray body in the close direction.

US Pat. No. 9,826,608

STANDBY CURRENT SUPPLIER

Fairchild Korea Semicondu...

1. A standby current supplier comprising:
a bleeding circuit electrically connected to a dimmer and through which a first current flowing to the dimmer flows when the
dimmer is in an off state; and

a first controller configured to control the standby current supplier based on a first voltage generated by a second current
from a rectified input voltage set by the dimmer,

wherein a flow of the first current through the bleeding circuit is controlled based on a detected level of the first voltage
when the detected level of the first voltage is lower than a predetermined first level, and the flow of the first current
through the bleeding circuit is controlled based on a detected level of the first current when the detected level of the first
voltage is higher than a predetermined second level.

US Pat. No. 9,826,266

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECONFIGURATION OF AN ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM CONTROLLING DEVICE

Universal Electronics Inc...

1. An entertainment device, comprising:
a processing device; and
a non-transitory, computer readable media having stored thereon instructions which, when executed by the processing device,
cause the entertainment device to monitor at least one of an input port and an output port of the entertainment device to
determine if a second device that is different than a first device has replaced the first device in an audio visual entertainment
system configuration in which at least one device is connected to at least one input port of the entertainment device as an
audio and/or visual source for the entertainment device and/or at least one device is connected to at least one output port
of the entertainment device as an audio and/or visual output destination for the entertainment device and, when it is determined
that a second device has replaced the first device in the audio visual entertainment system configuration, to transmit a command
to a controlling device to cause the controlling device to automatically enter into a controlling device configuration process
in which the controlling device will configure itself with a command code set appropriate for use in issuing command communications
to control functional operations of the second device.

US Pat. No. 9,826,666

SYSTEM FOR COOLING HYBRID VEHICLE ELECTRONICS, METHOD FOR COOLING HYBRID VEHICLE ELECTRONICS

UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC, C...

1. A single radiator method for simultaneously cooling electronics and an internal combustion engine in hybrid electric vehicles,
the method comprising:
a) separating a coolant fluid into a first portion and a second portion;
b) directing the first portion to the electronics and the second portion to the internal combustion engine for a time sufficient
to maintain the temperature of the electronics at or below 175° C.;

c) combining the first and second portion to reestablish the coolant fluid; and
d) treating the reestablished coolant fluid to the single radiator for a time sufficient to decrease the temperature of the
reestablished coolant fluid to approximately the same temperature it was at when first separated into a first portion and
a second portion, wherein the fluid is a subcooled boiling fluid.

US Pat. No. 9,826,664

APPARATUS FOR COOLING SERVER CABINET, SERVER CABINET APPARATUS, AND INTERNET DATA CENTER

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. An apparatus for cooling a server cabinet, comprising: a bracket and a cooling device; wherein
the bracket is positioned below one or a plurality of server cabinets, and the cooling device is positioned in the bracket,
and cools the server cabinet on the bracket;

the cooling device comprises a heat exchanger, a blower, and a first air-ducting plate; the heat exchanger, the blower, and
the first air-ducting plate are sequentially arranged in parallel, the heat exchanger and the blower is positioned below the
server cabinet, and the first air-ducting plate is positioned on an outer side of the server cabinet;

the bracket comprises a first bracket and a second bracket; wherein
one end surface of the first bracket is connected to one end surface of the second bracket, the server cabinet is positioned
on the first bracket, the heat exchanger and the blower are installed in the first bracket, and the first air-ducting plate
is installed in the second bracket.

US Pat. No. 9,826,660

DATA CENTER COOLING ARRANGEMENTS

International Business Ma...

1. A rack system, comprising:
a shelf movable from a position internally of the rack system to a position externally of the rack system;
wherein the shelf comprises:
a hardware management console;
at least one aperture extending completely through the shelf, wherein each aperture is located between the hardware management
console and the rack system when the shelf is positioned externally of the rack system; and

a fluid mover for moving fluid through each aperture in the shelf and into a front of the rack system when the shelf is located
in the external position, such that the fluid moves over a set of servers mounted within the rack system above the shelf;

wherein the fluid mover is configured to move the fluid perpendicular to the shelf through each aperture in the shelf only
when the shelf is positioned externally of the rack system.

US Pat. No. 9,826,645

CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANAGING THE PLACEMENT OF ONE OR MORE CAPACITORS

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A method of managing the placement of one or more groupings of a plurality of capacitors coupled to a circuit substrate,
where each capacitor has a pair of terminals, as well as a component shape which changes as a voltage difference is selectively
applied across the pair of terminals, where when a voltage difference is applied across the pair of terminals, the component
shape of the capacitor will contract in a first direction and expand in a second direction, where the second direction is
substantially orthogonal to the first direction, and where when the voltage difference is removed from the pair of terminals,
the component shape of the capacitor will return to an uncontracted state in the first direction and an unexpanded state in
the second direction, and where each of the plurality of capacitors in a particular grouping is driven by a complementary
signal, the method includes:
arranging each of the plurality of capacitors in the particular grouping, which are positioned within a relative distance
of one another that is less than or equal to a quarter wavelength of a predetermined frequency, where at least some of the
plurality of capacitors in the particular grouping are positioned to exert opposite influences on the circuit substrate in
a direction normal to a surface of the circuit substrate upon which the capacitors are placed relative to other capacitors
in the particular group, in response to the plurality of capacitors in the particular grouping being driven by the complementary
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,826,617

EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE

USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAI...

1. An extreme ultraviolet light source device configured to emit extreme ultraviolet light, comprising:
a first energy beam emitting unit configured to emit a first energy beam to a raw material, the raw material being able to
emit the extreme ultraviolet light;

a second energy beam emitting unit configured to emit a second energy beam to the raw material in an area, which is irradiated
with the first energy beam, after the first energy beam emitting unit emits the first energy beam to the raw material unit
and before effective extreme ultraviolet light is emitted from the raw material, thereby causing the raw material to emit
the extreme ultraviolet light;

an optical axis synthesizing unit configured to synthesize an optical axis of the first energy beam, which is emitted from
the first energy beam emitting unit, and an optical axis of the second energy beam, which is emitted from the second energy
beam emitting unit, to substantially a same axis;

a half wave plate located on an optical path of the second laser beam between the second energy beam emitting unit and the
optical axis synthesizing unit; and

a return light blocking unit configured to block return light of the first energy beam, which is emitted from the first energy
beam emitting unit, from arriving at a light exit of the second energy beam emitting unit,

the return light blocking unit being located between the second energy beam emitting unit and the half wave plate.

US Pat. No. 9,826,614

COMPAC X-RAY SOURCE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR METROLOGY

KLA-Tencor Corporation, ...

1. An x-ray based metrology system, comprising:
a compact x-ray illumination source configured to illuminate an inspection area of a semiconductor wafer with an incident
x-ray beam, wherein the compact x-ray illumination source includes,

a compact electron beam accelerator configured to accelerate a stream of electrons, wherein an electron beam path length of
the compact electron beam accelerator is less than 10 meters, and

a compact undulator configured to subject the stream of electrons to an alternating magnetic field and stimulate the emission
of x-ray radiation having a wavelength less than one Angstrom, wherein an electron beam path length through the compact undulator
is less than 10 meters; and

a detector configured to receive radiation from the semiconductor wafer in response to the incident x-ray beam and generate
signals indicative of a first property of the semiconductor wafer;

a specimen positioning system configured to selectively position the semiconductor wafer at a plurality of different orientations
out of plane with respect to the compact x-ray illumination source; and

a computing system configured to determine a location and an area of incidence of the incident x-ray beam on the semiconductor
wafer based on a distribution of the radiation received on the detector and generate one or more command signals that cause
the incident x-ray beam to be redirected to a different location on the semiconductor wafer based on the determined location
and area of incidence.

US Pat. No. 9,826,670

VEHICLE

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A vehicle comprising:
a power receiving portion that receives electric power in a contactless manner from a power transmitting portion provided
outside the vehicle;

an electromagnetic shield that prevents an electromagnetic field from passing through;
a first cover that allows the electromagnetic field to pass through and covers the power receiving portion; and
a second cover that (1) allows the electromagnetic field to pass through, (2) covers the first cover, and (3) horizontally
surrounds the electromagnetic shield,

wherein the second cover has a base portion and a wall portion that constitute a housing with an opening on an upper side
of the housing, the opening opposing the base portion, and the wall portion horizontally surrounds the electromagnetic shield;

the power receiving portion is mounted below a floor panel provided in the vehicle;
the electromagnetic shield is open on a lower side where the power receiving portion is located, and surrounds the power receiving
portion from above and a side in a horizontal direction; the first cover is positioned below the power receiving portion and
covers the power receiving portion; and the second cover is positioned below the first cover and covers the first cover;

the electromagnetic shield includes a base portion positioned on the floor panel side, and a side wall portion that surrounds
the base portion at an edge portion of the base portion, and extends downward from the base portion; and

the first cover is fixed to the floor panel at a position on an opposite side of the side wall portion of the electromagnetic
shield from the power receiving portion so that the first cover covers the power receiving portion; and the second cover is
fixed to the floor panel so as to cover the electromagnetic shield.

US Pat. No. 9,826,665

ELECTRICAL POWER CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY

ABB Schweiz AG, Baden (C...

1. An electrical power circuit assembly comprising:
a heat sink having a first surface portion and a second surface portion arranged in a common plane, and a region of reduced
thermal conductivity arranged between the first surface portion and the second surface portion;

a power semiconductor module including one or more power semiconductor devices, the power semiconductor module being in thermal
contact with the first surface portion of the heat sink for dissipating heat from the one or more power semiconductor devices
of the power semiconductor module to the heat sink via the first heat sink surface portion; and

a capacitor having an axis and a circumferential surface portion,
wherein the capacitor is arranged so that the axis of the capacitor is essentially parallel to the second heat sink surface
portion and the circumferential surface portion is in thermal contact with the second surface portion of the heat sink for
dissipating heat from the capacitor to the heat sink via the second heat sink surface portion and wherein the power semiconductor
module contacts only the first surface portion of the heat sink, the capacitor contacts only the second portion of the heat
sink and that the region of reduced thermal conductivity separates the first and second portions of the heat sink.

US Pat. No. 9,826,654

DISPLAY

Saturn Licensing LLC, Ne...

1. A display, comprising:
a plate member having flexibility and including a first face and a second face that face each other;
a plurality of frame members, each frame member provided on the first face of the plate member and extending in a first direction
of the first face; and

a liquid crystal panel having a light source, a heat releasing plate, an optical sheet, a light guide plate and a reflection
plate, said liquid crystal panel having flexibility and disposed on a side of the plate member on which the second face is
provided,

the plurality of frame members include a first frame member arranged at an upper side of the plate member, a second frame
member arranged at a lower side of the plate member, and a third frame member arranged at an intermediate location between
the upper side of the plate member and the lower side of the plate member,

the plate member includes a protrusion extending in a second direction which is orthogonal to the first direction, said protrusion
having a recessed portion located between the second face of the plate member and the liquid crystal panel,

the plate member having a first end and a second end located at opposite ends of the plate member in the first direction,
and said protrusion being provided at a location other than the first end or the second end, and

the heat releasing plate (i) arranged within the recessed portion of said protrusion and configured to extend in the second
direction and (ii) configured to dissipate heat generated by the light source and to provide structural reinforcement for
the plate member.

US Pat. No. 9,825,453

PROTECTION MODE CONTROL CIRCUIT, SWITCH CONTROL CIRCUIT INCLUDING THE PROTECTION MODE CONTROL CIRCUIT AND POWER SUPPLY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SWITCH CONTROL CIRCUIT

Fairchild Korea Semicondu...

1. A protection mode control circuit, comprising:
an auto-restart counter configured to count a cycle of a first signal in a protection condition and generate an auto-restart
signal when a result of the count of the auto-restart counter reaches a protection reference value; and

a latch mode unit configured to count consecutively-generated auto-restart signals and generate a latch mode signal to switch
protection mode to latch mode when the count of the consecutively-generated auto-restart signals reaches a predetermined threshold
number.

US Pat. No. 9,826,657

STORAGE ENCLOSURE CARRIER WHICH SUPPORTS MULTIPLE STORAGE DEVICES

Seagate Technology LLC, ...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a carrier housing having length, width and thickness dimensions adapted to accommodate at least one hard disc drive (HDD)
having a selected HDD form factor and configured for engagement in a storage enclosure housing;

a plurality of solid state drives (SSDs) each conforming to a selected SSD form factor supported within the length, width
and thickness dimensions of the carrier housing and each individually retractable from a front facing portion of the carrier
housing without removal of the carrier housing from the storage enclosure housing;

a carrier connector configured to mate with a storage enclosure connector of the storage enclosure housing; and
a control board disposed within the carrier housing and connected to the plurality of SSDs, the control board comprising a
switch circuit configured to multiplex electrical interconnection of each of the plurality of SSDs to the storage enclosure
connector.

US Pat. No. 9,826,652

PROTECTIVE CASE HAVING PLURALITY OF EXTERNAL CONNECTORS

Otter Products, LLC, For...

1. A protective case for use with an electronic device, the protective case comprising:
a shell configured for covering at least a portion of the electronic device when the electronic device is installed in the
shell, the shell having an interior surface and an exterior surface;

electrical circuitry contained in the shell;
an internal electrical connector accessible at the interior surface of the shell, the internal electrical connector configured
for electrically engaging an electrical port of the electronic device when the electronic device is installed in the shell;

a first external electrical connector accessible at the exterior surface of the shell, the first external electrical connector
configured for conducting first electrical signals between a first external electrical device electrically connected to the
first external electrical connector of the protective case and the installed electronic device, the first electrical signals
conducted through the first external electrical connector, the electrical circuitry, and the internal electrical connector;
and

a second external electrical connector accessible at the exterior surface of the shell, the second external electrical connector
configured for conducting second electrical signals between the installed electronic device and a second external electrical
device electrically connected to the second external electrical connector of the protective case, the second electrical signals
conducted through the internal electrical connector, the electrical circuitry, and the second external electrical connector,

wherein the electrical circuitry is configured to demultiplex electrical signals received at the internal electrical connector
to produce the first electrical signals and the second electrical signals.

US Pat. No. 9,826,663

CONTAINER DATA CENTER AND HEAT DISSIPATION SYSTEM

HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTR...

1. A heat dissipation system for dissipating heat for a plurality of cabinet servers supported on a container, the container
comprising a bottom wall and a raised floor defining a plurality of air outlets adjacent to the cabinet servers, an airflow
channel being defined between the bottom wall and the raised floor,
the heat dissipation system comprising:
a condenser;
a controller;
a plurality of airflow adjusting apparatus, wherein, in use, the plurality of airflow adjusting apparatus are mounted to the
raised floor and aligning with the plurality of air outlets, each of the airflow adjusting apparatus comprises:

a plurality of shielding members below the raised floor and rotatable to enable the airflow channel to communicate with a
corresponding one of the air outlets; and

a motor electrically coupled to the controller; and
a temperature sensor located at an air exhaust of each of the cabinet servers and configured to measure temperature of the
air exhaust of a respective one of the cabinet servers;

wherein, in use, the condenser generates cool air, the cool air firstly enters the airflow channel, then passes through the
plurality of air outlets of the raised floor and the airflow adjusting apparatus to enter the cabinet servers,

wherein according to the temperatures of the air exhausts, the controller controls the motor of each of the airflow adjusting
apparatus to rotate the shielding members, to change opening sizes of the plurality of air outlets of the raised floor,

wherein each of the airflow adjusting apparatus further comprises a bracket mounted to the raised floor, the bracket defines
a through hole aligning with the corresponding one of the air outlets of the raised floor, the shielding members are rotatably
installed to the bracket and received in the through hole,

wherein the bracket comprises two opposite end plates and two opposite side plates connected between the end plates, the end
plates and the side plates cooperatively bound the through hole, the plurality of shielding members is rotatably installed
between the end plates along a direction parallel to the side plates, and

wherein the end plates define a plurality pairs of opposite shaft holes, each of the shielding members comprises a plate received
in the through hole, two opposite shafts extending out from two ends of the plate and rotatably received in the shaft holes
of a corresponding pair of the pairs of the opposite shaft holes, and a gear fitted about one of the two opposite shafts,
the gear of each of the plurality of shielding members is located outside a same one of the end plates, the gear and each
adjacent gear mesh with each other, the motor comprises a drive gear meshing with only one gear of each of the airflow adjusting
apparatus, and

wherein the bracket comprises a mounting plate extends out from one of the end plates adjacent to the gear and each adjacent
gear, the motor comprises a main body mounted to the mounting plate.

US Pat. No. 9,826,638

LOAD REDUCED MEMORY MODULE

Rambus Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

1. A memory module comprising:
a data buffer component;
a circuit board comprising a plurality of device sites, the plurality of device sites being coupled to the data buffer component,
wherein each device site, of the plurality of device sites, is a location on the circuit board at which at least one respective
memory device is disposed; and

a command and address (CA) buffer component disposed on the circuit board, wherein the CA buffer component comprises:
a primary interface comprising a first pin to receive a local chip select (CS) signal and a second pin to receive a distant
chip select (CS) signal; and

a secondary interface to select a first set of one or more of the plurality of device sites when the local CS signal is received
on the first pin or a second set of one or more of the plurality of device sites when the distant CS signal is received on
the second pin.

US Pat. No. 9,826,661

HEAT MODULE

NIDEC CORPORATION, Kyoto...

1. A heat module comprising:
a heat receiving portion arranged to be in thermal contact with a heat source;
a fluid channel in which a coolant to transfer heat at the heat receiving portion is sealed;
a centrifugal fan having a single air outlet;
a radiator arranged at the single air outlet of the fan, the radiator including a plurality of heat dissipating fins; and
a pump including a stationary portion including a stator, and a rotating portion including a magnet arranged radially outside
of the stator, a rotor holder arranged to hold the magnet with an inner circumferential surface thereof, and a pump impeller
arranged to surround the stator radially outside of the stator, and supported to be rotatable with respect to the stator,
the pump further including a casing made of a resin and arranged to surround the pump impeller radially outside of the stator;
wherein the pump having a pump outlet and a pump inlet such that the coolant in the fluid channel is transferred from the
pump outlet through the fluid channel to a pump inlet,

wherein the fluid channel comprising a first fluid channel part, a second fluid channel part, a third fluid channel part,
a fourth fluid channel part, a fifth fluid channel part and a sixth fluid channel part,

wherein the first fluid channel part runs between the pump outlet and the radiator,
wherein each of the second fluid channel part and the fourth fluid channel part runs inside the radiator, the second fluid
channel part being parallel to the fourth fluid channel part such that the second fluid channel part is closer to the air
outlet than the fourth fluid channel part,

wherein the third fluid channel part runs between the second fluid channel part and the fourth fluid channel part,
wherein the fifth fluid channel part runs between the fourth fluid channel part and the pump inlet,
wherein the sixth fluid channel part runs inside the pump,
wherein the coolant in the fluid channel flows through the first fluid channel part, the second fluid channel part, the third
fluid channel part, the fourth fluid channel part, the fifth fluid channel part and the sixth fluid channel part in order,

wherein at least a portion of the rotor holder and at least a portion of the pump impeller are arranged to radially overlap
with each other;

wherein the fluid channel includes a heat receiving portion tube fluid channel arranged in the first fluid channel part to
transfer heat of the heat source to the coolant at the heat receiving portion

wherein no heat receiving portion tube fluid channel is arranged in the fifth fluid channel part.

US Pat. No. 9,821,846

DEVICE WITH A TORQUE SENSOR DEVICE AND A STEERING ANGLE SENSOR DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTOR VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE DEVICE

VALEO Schalter und Sensor...

1. A device for a motor vehicle, comprising:
a torque sensor device for detecting a torque applied to a steering shaft of the motor vehicle; and
a steering angle sensor device for detecting a current steering angle of the steering shaft,
wherein the torque sensor device comprises a magnetic stator for conducting magnetic flux from a magnet to at least one flux
conductor and through the same to at least one magnetic sensor of the torque sensor device and two stator parts that are disposed
so as to be displaced relative to each other in an axial direction, each of which comprises an annular edge element extending
in a radial direction,

wherein the steering angle sensor device comprises at least one rotation transmission element with a permanent magnet and
a magnetic field detector for detecting a rotary motion of the rotation transmission element, and wherein

the at least one rotation transmission element with the permanent magnet is disposed between the edge elements in the axial
direction.

US Pat. No. 9,820,857

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT AND METHOD OF USE

DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED C...

1. A system for use in an orthopaedic arthroplasty procedure, the system comprising:
a first tibial implant component having a first size and including a first bearing surface and a first posterior-stabilizing
spine, the first bearing surface including a first concave contour,

a second tibial implant component having a second size different from the first size and including a second bearing surface
and a second posterior-stabilizing spine, the second bearing surface including a second concave contour, and

a surgical instrument comprising:
(i) a shaft having a first end and a second end;
(ii) an impactor head disposed at the second end of the shaft and including:
first and second spaced ends;
two spaced legs disposed at the second end of the impactor head, each leg having a first surface; and
a cavity disposed between the first surfaces of the spaced legs, wherein the cavity is adapted to accommodate the first and
second posterior-stabilizing spines of the first tibial implant component and the second tibial implant component;

wherein each leg also includes a second surface and an arced third surface that connects the first surface and the second
surface,

wherein each of the second surfaces includes a first section with a first convex contour configured to engage and conform
to the first concave contour of the first bearing surface of the first tibial implant component and a second section with
a second convex contour configured to engage and conform to the second concave contour of the second bearing surface of the
second tibial implant component.

US Pat. No. 9,826,655

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING A CIRCUIT BOARD IN AN ENCLOSURE

ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORP...

1. A computing apparatus adapted for efficient installation of a circuit board such as a midplane board, comprising:
a chassis comprising a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite the first sidewall;
a bulkhead extending orthogonally between the first and second sidewalls of the chassis;
a clamp member with a planar body oriented parallel to the bulkhead, wherein the clamp member is pivotally coupled at a first
end to the first sidewall and is coupled at a second end opposite the first end to the bulkhead;

a circuit board sandwiched between the bulkhead and the body of the clamp member with a first side facing the bulkhead and
a second side facing the body of the clamp member; and

a compression spring assembly on a surface of the planar body of the clamp member that faces the second side of the circuit
board,

wherein the compression spring assembly applies at least one preload force to the second side of the circuit board urging
the circuit board toward the bulkhead,

wherein the compression spring assembly comprises a plurality of spaced-apart bumper elements mounted on the planar body of
the clamp member each having a pad formed of an elastomer on the surface of the planar body of the clamp member;

wherein the planar body is pivotally coupled to the first sidewall via at least one hook on the first end of the body of the
clamp member and at least one hook receptacle on an inward facing surface of the first sidewall of the chassis;

wherein the second end of the planar body of the clamp member is coupled to the bulkhead via a threaded member extending from
and affixed to the bulkhead and a fastener threaded onto the threaded member and abutting the planar body of the clamp member;
and

wherein the fastener is torqued to a predefined torque or until a lip on the second end of the planar body contacts a stop
provided on the second sidewall of the chassis.

US Pat. No. 9,826,629

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING WIRING ON A STRETCHABLE/CONTRACTIBLE BASE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. An electronic device comprising:
a stretchable/contractible base; and
a wiring formed on the base, the wiring being divided into a first region having a shape extending in a proceeding direction
and a second region in which the proceeding direction is curved,

wherein:
the wiring comprises a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer formed of a material that makes the second conductive
layer easier to be curved than the first conductive layer;

the first conductive layer is formed in the first region and the second region, and the second conductive layer is formed
in the second region; and

the first conductive layer is overlapped with the second conductive layer in a portion of the second region that extends along
a curved path prior to stretching.

US Pat. No. 9,826,621

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFRACTION VIA CONTROLLED PLASMA

Northrop Grumman Systems ...

1. A system for redirecting electromagnetic radiation, having a frequency within a frequency band of interest, around an object
of interest, the system comprising:
a first assembly, comprising a first interior wall and a first exterior wall enclosing a propellant gas, the first assembly
substantially enclosing the object of interest;

a first control system configured to energize the propellant gas within the first assembly to provide a first volume of plasma,
such that an electron number density of the first volume of plasma is controlled via the first control system, the electron
number density of the first volume of plasma being selected to minimize reflection of the electromagnetic radiation from the
first exterior wall;

a second assembly, comprising a second interior wall and a second exterior wall enclosing a propellant gas, the second assembly
being positioned as to be substantially concentric with the first assembly and to substantially enclose the object of interest;
and

a second control system configured to energize the propellant gas within the second assembly to provide a second volume of
plasma, such that an electron number density of the second volume of plasma is controlled via the second control system.

US Pat. No. 9,826,584

POWER CIRCUIT AND DIMING CONTROL METHOD FOR LED LIGHTING DEVICE

ZHEJIANG SHENGHUI LIGHTIN...

1. A power circuit for a light emitting diode (LED) lighting device including an alternative current (AC) power supply, a
dimmer, a transformer and a dimming control circuit, wherein the dimming control circuit includes:
a filtering unit configured to filter a voltage signal outputted from the transformer and output the filtered voltage signal;
a rectifying unit configured to:
receive the signal outputted from the filtering unit;
rectify the signal to a direct current (DC) signal; and
output the DC signal;
a boost converter unit configured to receive the DC signal outputted from the rectifying unit and boost the received DC voltage
to a needed DC voltage;

a voltage feedback control circuit unit configured to control the DC voltage boosted by the boost converter unit;
a buck converter unit configured to convert the DC voltage boosted by the boost converter unit to the voltage and current
needed by the LED lighting device; and

a digital control unit, which is respectively connected to the boost converter unit, the voltage feedback control circuit
unit and the buck converter unit, configured to automatically adjust current strength needed by the buck converter unit based
on the voltage at a certain point boosted by the boost converter unit and the voltage ripple, such that input power and output
power are dynamically balanced and light flicker does not appear.

US Pat. No. 9,823,732

POWER CONTROL SUBSYSTEM WITH A PLURALITY OF CURRENT LIMIT VALUES

Cisco Technology Inc., S...

1. A power control subsystem for controlling the supply of power transmitted to at least one node over communication cabling,
the power control subsystem comprising:
a plurality of power allocation circuits;
a power supply providing a power input to each of the power allocation circuits;
a control circuit providing control signals to each of the power allocation circuits;
wherein each of the power allocation circuits comprises:
a current limiter arranged to limit current of the power input from the power supply to one of a plurality of values, the
plurality of values being set by a plurality of programmable voltages;

a plurality of references, each of the references provided by a respective one of the programmable voltages, wherein each
of the plurality of programmable voltages is provided by a voltage source receiving a control signal from the management circuit;
and

a plurality of comparators, each of the comparators being associated with a particular one of the plurality of references,
wherein the current limiter is in communication with, and responsive to, the plurality of comparators and wherein the plurality
of values are a function of the plurality of references, the current limiter configured to provide a current limited output
signal to a twisted pair of the communication cabling carrying data.

US Pat. No. 9,826,642

CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

BOARDTEK ELECTRONICS CORP...

1. A circuit board structure, comprising:
a ceramic resistor including:
a ceramic sheet having a first surface and an opposite second surface;
a plurality of first connecting pads spacedly formed on the first surface of the ceramic sheet; and
a plurality of first resistance layers formed on the first surface of the ceramic sheet, wherein each of the first resistance
layers connects at least two of the first connecting pads, and any two of the first connecting pads are electrically connected
to at least one of the first resistance layers to provide a resistance value, wherein the ceramic resistor is configured to
provide a plurality of resistance values by using the first connecting pads and the first resistance layers, and the number
of the resistance values is more the number of the first resistance layers; and

a multi-layer board having a first conductive layer, wherein the ceramic resistor is embedded in the multi-layer board, and
the first conductive layer includes a plurality of first contacts respectively and electrically connected to the first connecting
pads, and the first contacts are arranged apart from each other.

US Pat. No. 9,826,585

LED TUBE LAMP

Jiaxing Super Lighting El...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) tube lamp, comprising:
a lamp tube, having a first pin and a second pin at a first end of the lamp tube and a third pin at a second end of the lamp
tube, for receiving an external driving signal;

a rectifying circuit for rectifying the external driving signal to produce a rectified signal, the rectifying circuit comprising
a first rectifying circuit coupled to the first and second pins, wherein the first rectifying circuit comprises diodes; the
rectifying circuit comprising a second rectifying circuit coupled to the third pin, wherein the second rectifying circuit
comprises two diodes, and a common node between the two diodes of the second rectifying circuit connects an anode and a cathode
respectively of the two diodes of the second rectifying circuit;

an EMI reducing element coupled between the common node between the two diodes of the second rectifying circuit, and the third
pin; and

a filtering circuit coupled to the rectifying circuit, for filtering the rectified signal to produce a filtered signal for
driving an LED module to emit light, the filtering circuit comprising a capacitor connected in parallel with an LED unit included
in the LED module,

wherein the LED module is configured to receive the filtered signal for emitting light, and the filtering circuit is coupled
between an anode of one of the two diodes of the second rectifying circuit, and a cathode of the other diode of the two diodes
of the second rectifying circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,822,204

VINYL ETHER FUNCTIONAL OLIGOMERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC IN...

1. An oligomer comprising repeating units of formula I

wherein
R1 is a non-olefinic and non-acetylenic (C1-C10)hydrocarbon;

R2 is a non-olefinic and non-acetylenic (C1-C10)hydrocarbon; and

R3 is a non-olefinic and non-acetylenic (C1-C24)hydrocarbon, wherein one or more alkylene (CH2) optionally may be replaced by —O—, —S—, or SO2 in each instance.

US Pat. No. 9,821,286

TRANSPORTABLE REFORMER

THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIAL S...

1. A transportable reformer for the catalytic primary reforming of hydrocarbons using steam at elevated pressure, comprising:
a reformer tube system having,
a plurality of vertical reformer tubes arranged in rows and configured to be packed with catalyst and function as reaction
chambers, and

a plurality of feeders in communication with the reformer tubes and configured to feed hydrocarbons to be reformed and steam
to the reformer tubes;

a furnace having a firing zone disposed about the reformer tube system, a top part, and a bottom part, the top part including
a plurality of burners arranged in parallel rows disposed between each of the rows of reformer tubes and configured to generate
downward directed flames suitable to heat the plurality of vertical reformer tubes;

a plurality of manifolds in communication with the reformer tubes and disposed beneath the firing zone of said furnace and
beneath a bottom of the furnace, said manifolds configured to discharge reformed synthesis gas from said reformer tube system;

a plurality of horizontal parallel flue gas tunnels disposed below and in gaseous communication with the firing zone of said
furnace and beneath the bottom of the furnace, each of said flue gas tunnels further being structurally coupled to a body
of said furnace, said flue gas tunnels being configured to discharge flue gas generated in the firing zone of said furnace,
wherein all flue gas tunnels of the transportable reformer are disposed below the firing zone of the furnace and beneath the
bottom of the furnace.

US Pat. No. 9,820,871

PROSTHETIC HYDRAULIC JOINT WITH ACCUMULATOR AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING JOINT

OTTO BOCK HEALTHCARE GMBH...

1. A method for controlling a prosthetic ankle joint employing a processor and a sensor, the method comprising:
gathering gait data of a prosthetic ankle joint in real time;
determining if the prosthetic ankle joint is weight bearing;
if the prosthetic ankle joint is weight bearing, determining if a stance phase is qualified to be a true stance phase of a
patient ambulating by dynamically comparing the gathered gait data to a set of recorded gait data while the patient is wearing
the prosthetic ankle joint and ambulating;

if the stance phase is qualified to be a true stance phase, determining a ground slope or a speed of the patient, and dynamically
changing an angular alignment of the prosthetic ankle joint a predetermined incremental amount based on the ground slope or
speed, wherein dynamically changing the angular alignment comprises:

transferring hydraulic fluid between hydraulic chambers, the hydraulic chambers each comprising a piston in contact with a
parabolic cam surface on a bottom base; and

if the prosthetic ankle joint is not weight bearing, locking or relaxing the ankle joint.

US Pat. No. 9,825,541

OUTPUT CURRENT ESTIMATING METHOD AND POWER SUPPLY DEVICE USING THE SAME

Fairchild Korea Semicondu...

1. A power supply device comprising:
a power switch;
a rectification diode configured to generate an output current by rectifying a current supplied according to a switching operation
of the power switch; and

a switch control circuit configured to generate an output current estimation voltage corresponding to the output current using
a detection sense voltage corresponding to a sense voltage that depends on a switch current flowing to the power switch and
a compensated discharge period,

wherein the compensated discharge period is a period from the peak of a discharge current flowing to the rectification diode
to an instant at which the discharge current becomes zero current, and the peak of the discharge current occurs when a snubber
current flowing to a snubber circuit has decreased to zero current.

US Pat. No. 9,825,261

ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT TRANSISTOR

Flexterra, Inc., Skokie,...

1. An organic electroluminescent transistor comprising: at least one dielectric layer; at least one control electrode; at
least one hole electrode; at least one electron electrode; and an assembly comprising an emissive ambipolar channel, wherein:
said dielectric layer is arranged between said control electrode and said assembly;
said emissive ambipolar channel comprises at least one layer of an n-type semiconductor material, at least one layer of a
p-type semiconductor material, and at least one layer of an emissive material arranged between said layers of p-type and n-type
semiconductor materials;

said n-type semiconductor material comprises an electron-transporting compound represented by formula (N-1):

wherein:
X is selected from the group consisting of O, S, and Se;
Ar and Ar?, at each occurrence, independently are identical or different monocyclic aryl or heteroaryl groups;
R1 and R2 independently are identical or different electron-withdrawing groups selected from the group consisting of —CN, Ra, —C(O)Rb, and —C(O)ORb; wherein Ra is a C1-20 alkyl, C2-20 alkenyl, or C2-20 alkynyl group substituted with at least one fluoro or cyano group; and Rb is selected from the group consisting of H, a C1-20 alkyl group, a C2-20 alkenyl group, and a C2-20 alkynyl group, wherein each of the C1-20 alkyl group, the C2-20 alkenyl group, and the C2-20 alkynyl group optionally is substituted with one or more fluoro and/or cyano groups; and

m and m? independently are 1 or 2.

US Pat. No. 9,826,646

COMPONENT BUILT-IN BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND MOUNTING BODY

FUJIKURA LTD., Tokyo (JP...

1. A component built-in board of multi-layer structure comprising a plurality of unit boards stacked therein and a plurality
of electronic components built in thereto in a stacking direction, wherein
the plurality of electronic components include a first electronic component, and
the plurality of unit boards include;
a first board having a first insulating layer comprising an opening in which the first electronic component is housed; and
an intermediate board adjacent to the first board and comprising a second insulating layer and a first adhesive layer provided
on at least a first side of the second insulating layer facing the first board, and

the intermediate board includes a first wiring layer on a first surface on the first side of the second insulating layer facing
the first board, and the first wiring layer overlapping a gap between an inner periphery of the opening and an outer periphery
of the first electronic component of the first board,

wherein the first wiring layer is entirely disposed within a region on the first surface defined by a boundary of the gap
in the stacking direction,

wherein the first wiring layer projects from the first surface toward the gap, and is covered entirely by the first adhesive
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,826,622

REDUCING NOISE AND TEMPERATURE DURING MEASUREMENTS IN CRYOSTATS

PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF ...

1. A device to reduce noise and temperature during measurements in a cryostat, said device comprising each of the following
PC boards, with each conditioning a different frequency range: a RC-PC board having a two-stage RC filter in series with a
surface-mounted pi-filter; a RF-PC board having a plurality of surface-mounted pi-filters in series, each configured with
different low-frequency cutoff frequencies; and a Sapphire-PC board having a sapphire substrate having high heat conductivity
at low temperature with thin film metal wires routed in a pre-defined fashion, the RC-PC serves as structural support for
a plurality of electrical connectors, the electrical connection between the electrical connectors and the thin film metal
wires is configured to provide cooling and noise reduction to multiple signal lines simultaneously.
US Pat. No. 9,822,034

METHOD FOR ELECTROLESS PLATING

Atotech Deutschland GmbH,...

1. A method for electroless plating comprising in this order the steps of
(i) providing a non-conductive substrate having on at least one side attached thereto a metal or metal alloy structure selected
from the group consisting of molybdenum, titanium, zirconium, aluminium, chromium, tungsten, niobium, tantalum and alloys
thereof,

(ii) contacting said substrate with an activator comprising palladium ions,
(iii) contacting said substrate with an aqueous solution containing at least one nitrogen-containing substance selected from
the group consisting of quaternary ammonium polymers, polyamido amines, tetra-ammonium hydroxy compounds having alkyl groups
with 2 to 6 carbon atoms, alkanol amines, quaternary ammonium salts based on fatty amines and quaternised aliphatic amine
ethoxylates and mixtures thereof, and

(iv) depositing a metal or metal alloy onto said activated surface by means of electroless plating.

US Pat. No. 9,826,639

WIRING SUBSTRATE

SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIE...

1. A wiring substrate, comprising:
an insulating layer;
a first wiring layer and a second wiring layer on opposite sides of the insulating layer; and
a via piercing through the first wiring layer and the insulating layer to electrically connect to the second wiring layer,
the via including an end portion projecting from a first surface of the first wiring layer facing away from the insulating
layer,

wherein a surface of the end portion facing in a same direction as the first surface of the first wiring layer is depressed
to be deeper in a center than in a periphery thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,825,686

PRECODING AND FEEDBACK CHANNEL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

GOLDPEAK INNOVATIONS INC,...

1. A method, comprising:
receiving a first matrix index and a second matrix index from a terminal;
precoding a first set of symbols using a first matrix and a second matrix;
precoding a second set of symbols using the first matrix and the second matrix; and
transmitting the precoded first set of symbols using a first layer and the precoded second set of symbols using a second layer,
wherein

the first matrix is generated using the first matrix index,
the second matrix is generated using the second matrix index, and
the first matrix is used for a rank adaptation.

US Pat. No. 9,821,397

SOLDER PRECOATING METHOD AND WORKPIECE FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

SENJU METAL INDUSTRY CO.,...

8. A solder precoating method as claimed in claim 7 including melting together adjoining solder powder opposing the resist to form layers of molten solder opposing the resist.

US Pat. No. 9,820,854

INCREASING THE BREAKING LOAD OF CERAMIC CUP INSERTS FOR HIP JOINT PROSTHESES BY A DEFINED BACK SIDE COLLISION OF THE CUP INSERT AND ACETABULAR CUP

CeramTec GmbH, Plochinge...

1. A hip joint prosthesis comprising:
a hip socket comprising metal walls;
a socket insert comprising a ceramic, said socket insert having a back side;
a ball sphere; and
a conical clamping connection;
wherein the conical clamping connection couples the socket insert to the hip socket in an equatorial region of the socket
insert and the hip socket;

wherein in an unloaded state there is a gap between the a hip socket surface and a surface of the socket insert facing said
hip socket surface; and wherein the metal walls of the hip socket are of a thickness such that when a load is applied to the
socket insert the hip socket is flexible and expands, wherein the socket insert on the clamping cone may slide into an interior
of the hip socket; and

wherein at a transition between a clamping cone and the ball sphere, in each case a rounding radius is present, and Rinsert back side (RER) is approximately the same as Rsocket pole (RPP), and Rinsert rounding (REV) is larger than Rsocket rounding (RPV).

US Pat. No. 9,826,630

FAN-OUT WAFER LEVEL PACKAGES HAVING PREFORMED EMBEDDED GROUND PLANE CONNECTIONS AND METHODS FOR THE FABRICATION THEREOF

NXP USA, INC., Austin, T...

1. A method for fabricating Fan-Out Wafer Level Packages (FO-WLPs), comprising:
bonding a plurality of preformed connections to a ground plane array, the ground plane array comprising a plurality of ground
plane structures interconnected by a plurality of spars;

after bonding the plurality of preformed connections to the ground plane array, placing the plurality of preformed connections
and the ground plane array on a temporary substrate;

after placing the plurality of preformed connections and the ground plane array on the temporary substrate, forming a molded
panel over the temporary substrate and around the ground plane array and the plurality of preformed connections to yield an
Embedded Ground Plane (EGP) array and a plurality of preformed EGP connections, respectively;

after forming the molded panel, removing material from a backside of the molded panel to thin the molded panel and expose
the plurality of preformed EGP connections;

after removing material from the backside of the molded panel, removing the temporary substrate to expose a frontside of the
molded panel;

after removing the temporary substrate, producing one or more Redistribution Layers (RDLs) over the frontside of the molded
panel; and

after producing the one or more RDLs over the frontside of the molded panel, singulating the molded panel and severing the
ground plane array through the plurality of spars to yield a plurality of FO-WLPs, each of the plurality of FO-WLPs including
a molded package body containing a singulated EGP separated from the EGP array and one or more of the preformed EGP connections.

US Pat. No. 9,826,611

ESD PROTECTION DEVICE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An ESD protection device comprising:
a first insulating layer;
a second insulating layer stacked on the first insulating layer;
a first via conductor extending through the first insulating layer in a thickness direction;
a discharge gap portion provided so as to be in contact with the first via conductor, between the first insulating layer and
the second insulating layer;

a first wiring line arranged on a surface of the first insulating layer opposite to the discharge gap portion and electrically
connected to the first via conductor; and

a second wiring line arranged on one surface of the second insulating layer and including a portion facing the first via conductor
with at least the discharge gap portion interposed therebetween.

US Pat. No. 9,826,508

NEUTRAL HOST ARCHITECTURE FOR A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Dali Systems Co. Ltd., G...

1. A remotely reconfigurable remote radio head unit for transporting radio frequency signals, the remotely reconfigurable
remote radio head unit comprising:
at least one remotely reconfigurable access module adapted to receive reconfiguration parameters from a remote location,
a plurality of band modules, each of the plurality of band modules having separately reconfigurable parameters in response
to the reconfiguration parameters received from the at least one remotely reconfigurable access module, each of the plurality
of band modules supporting one of a plurality of frequency bands of the radio frequency signals being transported, and

an interface adapted to provide:
electrical and mechanical connection for mounting of the plurality of band modules; and
bidirectional digital communication between the at least one remotely reconfigurable access module and each of the plurality
of band modules.

US Pat. No. 9,823,422

VARYING BEAM PARAMETER PRODUCT OF A LASER BEAM

LUMENTUM OPERATIONS LLC, ...

1. A laser beam delivery waveguide assembly for outputting a variable output spot size laser beam, the laser beam delivery
waveguide assembly comprising:
a step-index delivery optical waveguide having first and second ends for guiding a laser beam from the first end to the second
end; and

first and second graded-index optical elements fused to the first and second ends, respectively, for coupling the laser beam
into the first end and out of the second end, respectively, of the step-index delivery optical waveguide, wherein

the step-index delivery optical waveguide has a non-varying diameter along its length,
the first graded-index optical element has a non-varying diameter along its length, and
the second graded-index optical element has a non-varying diameter along its length.

US Pat. No. 9,822,118

BICYCLIC HETEROARYL UREA, THIOUREA, GUANIDINE AND CYANOGUANIDINE COMPOUNDS AS TRKA KINASE INHIBITORS

Array BioPharma Inc., Bo...

1. A compound of Formula I:

or stereoisomers, tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, or solvates, wherein:
X is O;
Ring A is formula A-1, A-2, or A-4

R1 is H, halogen, or (1-3C)alkyl [optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros];

Y is Ar1 or or hetAr1;

Ar1 is phenyl optionally substituted with one or more substituents independently selected from halogen and (1-3C)alkoxy [optionally
substituted with 1-5 fluoros];

hetAr1 is pyridyl optionally substituted with (1-3C)alkoxy [optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros];

Ring C is formula C-1

R3 is Ar2 ;

Ar2 is phenyl;

R4 is (1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy, hydroxy(1-6C)alkoxy, dihydroxy(2-6C)alkoxy, hetAr4, or hydroxy(1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkoxy;

hetAr4 is a 5-6 membered heteroaryl ring having 1-3 ring nitrogen atoms and optionally substituted with one or more substituents
independently selected from (1-6C)alky

and
R5 is (1-6C)alkyl; or

R4 and R5 together with the atoms to which they are attached form a 5-6 membered saturated carbocyclic ring, or

R4 and R5 together with the atoms to which they are attached form 5-6 membered saturated heterocyclic ring having a ring heteroatom
selected from O or S, wherein said sulfur ring atom is optionally oxidized to SO2.

US Pat. No. 9,826,636

TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERA...

1. A transparent electrode, comprising:
a conductive layer; and
a transparent substrate,
wherein the conductive layer comprises:
conductive nanowires forming networks, and
nanoparticles binding the conductive nanowires to one another,
wherein the conductive nanowires are silver (Ag) nanowires and the nanoparticles are porous nanoparticles attached to junctions
of the networks and bonding the Ag nanowires to one another, and

wherein the conductive layer is formed as a composite mesh including the silver (Ag) nanowires and the porous nanoparticles
and embedded in the transparent substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,826,620

HIGH FREQUENCY GENERATING DEVICE AND HIGH FREQUENCY GENERATING METHOD USED IN PLASMA IGNITION APPARATUS

FUJITSU TEN LIMITED, Kob...

1. A high frequency generating device used in a plasma ignition apparatus, the high frequency generating device comprising:
a high frequency output unit including:
an oscillation unit that oscillates a high frequency; and
an amplification unit that amplifies the high frequency oscillated by the oscillation unit;
an output control unit that shifts a state of the oscillation unit from an oscillation disabled state to an oscillation enabled
state of the high frequency to shift a state of the high frequency output unit from a non-output state to an output-ready
state of the high frequency in accordance with timing at which an ignition signal that controls a spark discharge of an ignition
plug is output;

a current detecting unit that is provided on a power-supply path to the high frequency output unit, the current detecting
unit detecting a current that flows through the power-supply path; and

an abnormality detecting unit that detects output abnormality of the high frequency based on a detection result of the current
detecting unit, wherein

the abnormality detecting unit detects output abnormality of the high frequency in the non-output state when a value of a
current detected by the current detecting unit in the non-output state exceeds a non-output threshold that is less than or
equal to a value of a current that flows through the power-supply path when the state of the oscillation unit becomes the
oscillation enabled state.

US Pat. No. 9,824,876

FLUID CHROMATOGRAPHY INJECTORS AND INJECTOR INSERTS

PerkinElmer Health Scienc...

1. A fluid injector insert comprising an injector insert inlet coupled to a separate injector insert outlet to provide a channel
between the coupled injector insert inlet and the injector insert outlet, wherein the injector insert inlet is constructed
and arranged to couple to an injector assembly to fluidically couple a fluid flow path of the injector insert to a fluid flow
path of the injector assembly so that a top surface of the injector insert inlet will be exposed to sample in the fluid flow
path of the injector assembly, wherein the top surface of the injector insert inlet comprises a substantially inert metal
material that is exposed to sample in the fluid flow path of the injector assembly, and wherein the injector insert outlet
and the channel are configured to receive a column to fluidically couple the received column to the injector insert inlet
to provide fluidic coupling between the injector insert inlet and the column to permit sample to flow to the column.

US Pat. No. 9,821,183

MOTORIZED ACTUATOR FOR A FIRE EXTINGUISHER

KIDDE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,...

1. A fire extinguisher actuator assembly for a fire extinguisher, the fire extinguisher comprising a fire extinguisher reservoir
and a fire extinguisher outlet burst disc that forms a discharge barrier between the fire extinguisher reservoir and a discharge
head to retain a pressurized fire extinguishing agent within the fire extinguisher reservoir, the fire extinguisher actuator
assembly comprising:
a cutter positioned within the fire extinguisher reservoir and proximate the fire extinguisher outlet burst disc, the cutter
positioned to contact the pressurized fire extinguishing agent prior to piercing of the fire extinguisher outlet burst disc,
wherein the cutter is coupled to a shuttle body to form a cutter shuttle assembly, and the cutter shuttle assembly further
comprises an engagement interface to engage with a pusher;

a drive shaft comprising the pusher and a shaft end cap to retain the pusher on the drive shaft, wherein the drive shaft is
a helical drive shaft; and

a motorized activation device within the fire extinguisher reservoir and positioned to contact the pressurized fire extinguishing
agent prior to piercing of the fire extinguisher outlet burst disc, the motorized activation device operable to rotate the
drive shaft and push the cutter to pierce the fire extinguisher outlet burst disc, thereby releasing the pressurized fire
extinguishing agent through the discharge head.

US Pat. No. 9,822,817

HIGH SPEED BEARING ASSEMBLY

Rolls-Royce Corporation, ...

1. A bearing assembly comprising
an inner race that extends around a central axis,
an outer race that extends around the central axis radially outward of the inner race,
a plurality of internal rotating components arranged radially between the inner race and the outer race to engage the inner
race and the outer race, and

a cage that extends around the central axis radially between the inner race and the outer race, the cage including a cage
rail formed to include a plurality of apertures that receive the plurality of internal rotating components to locate the plurality
of internal rotating components relative to one another within the bearing assembly and a plurality of lubricant-ejector fins
that extend radially outward from the cage rail that are shaped to push lubricant between the cage rail and the outer race
out of the bearing assembly during rotation of the cage relative to the outer race in a direction of rotation so that hot
lubricant is removed from the bearing assembly to make room for cooler lubricant introduced into the bearing assembly during
rotation of the cage.

US Pat. No. 9,826,640

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

E Ink Holdings Inc., Hsi...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:
a frame comprising a first frame body and a second frame body, wherein the first frame body comprises a first inner surface
and a first wire embeddedly retained in a recess of the first frame body that extends from the first inner surface and terminates
in an interior of the first frame body;

a circuit board, wherein a portion of the circuit board is flexible, the circuit board comprises a first edge and a second
edge, the first edge is connected to the first frame body, and the second edge is connected to the second frame body, wherein
the circuit board is electrically connected to the first wire;

a hardware device disposed on the circuit board; and
a first connector, wherein the first connector is disposed on the first inner surface and electrically connected to the first
wire, and the first edge of the circuit board is plugged in the first connector.

US Pat. No. 9,826,100

USAGE TRACKING FOR SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS) APPLICATIONS

Flexera Software LLC, It...

1. A method for tracking software as a service (SaaS) application usage, the method comprising:
initiating a client generated by a processor and presented on a display of a network-accessible device;
establishing a communication link between a SaaS usage proxy and the client;
logging into the SaaS usage proxy by entering a first set of credentials using the client,
wherein the first set of credentials is known by, and uniquely associated with, a user, and
wherein the first set of credentials is authenticated by a first authentication system associated with an enterprise;
selecting a SaaS application from a plurality of SaaS applications accessible through the SaaS usage proxy;
causing the SaaS usage proxy to associate a second set of credentials exclusive to the SaaS application with the first set
of credentials,

wherein the second set of credentials is for one of a plurality of SaaS application accounts allocated to the enterprise rather
than individual users;

causing the SaaS usage proxy to enter the second set of credentials on behalf of the user such that the second set of credentials
remains unknown to the user,

wherein the second set of credentials is authenticated by a second authentication system associated with the SaaS application,
and

wherein entry of the second set of credentials logs the user into the SaaS application and enables the user to utilize the
SaaS application;

causing the SaaS usage proxy to identify one or more steps required to log into each SaaS application of the plurality of
SaaS applications in response to being trained by an administrator;

using the SaaS application on the client,
wherein the SaaS usage proxy tracks usage of the SaaS application by the user; and
upon completion of said using the SaaS application on the client, causing the SaaS usage proxy to dissociate the second set
of credentials from the first set of credentials, thereby making the second set of credentials available to other users of
the SaaS usage proxy.

US Pat. No. 9,823,779

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING A HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY BY A TERMINAL DEVICE

QINGDAO GOERTEK TECHNOLOG...

1. A method for controlling a head-mounted display device by a terminal device, applied to control a touch screen of the terminal
device after the terminal device has been connected to the head-mounted display device and the touch screen of the terminal
device is not visible, the method comprises:
determining that the touch screen is working in a track mode;
when a finger is sliding on the touch screen, obtaining a sliding track of the finger and displaying the sliding track on
both the terminal device and the head-mounted display device synchronously, wherein the sliding track is used to locate the
position of the finger on the touch screen;

when a switching condition is satisfied, switching the touch screen from the track mode to a trigger mode; and
when an operation instruction to the touch screen is detected, triggering the touch screen to perform a corresponding function
in accordance with the operation instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,822,111

IMIDAZO[4,5-C]QUINOLIN-2-ONE COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE IN TREATING CANCER

AstraZeneca AB, Sodertal...

1. A compound, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the compound is selected from the group consisting of:
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-(4-methyloxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-(oxetan-3-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-hydroxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-(4-methyloxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-(oxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-(oxetan-3-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-(oxan-4-yl)-3H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Azetidin-1-yl)propoxy]pyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-hydroxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-(3-cis-Hydroxycyclobutyl)-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)-2-fluoropyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)-2-fluoropyridin-3-yl]-7-fluoro-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)-2-fluoropyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)-2-fluoropyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-(oxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)-2-fluoropyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
7-Fluoro-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
7-Fluoro-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-[(1R,3R)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-(3-Dimethylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-[(1S,3S)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
7-Fluoro-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-(cis-3-Methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-[(3S)-oxan-3-yl]-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-(oxan-4-yl)-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-[(3S)-oxan-3-yl]-8-[6-(3-piperidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-[(3R)-oxan-3-yl]-8-[6-(3-piperidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-(cis-3-Methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-piperidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Azetidin-1-yl)propoxy]pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-(cis-3-Methoxycyclobutyl)-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-(Oxan-4-yl)-8-[6-(3-piperidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-3H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-(oxan-4-yl)-8-[6-(3-piperidin-1-ylpropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Azetidin-1-yl)propoxy]pyridin-3-yl]-1-(cis-3-methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methylimidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Azetidin-1-yl)propoxy]pyridin-3-yl]-3-methyl-1-(oxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-8-[6-(3-methylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-(oxan-4-yl)imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-8-[6-(3-methylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]-1-[(3 S)-oxan-3-yl]imidazo[5,4-c]quinolin-2-one; and
1-(cis-3-Methoxycyclobutyl)-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-methylaminopropoxy)pyridin-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-8-[6-[3-(methylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3R)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-Cyclobutyl-8-[6-[3-(dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
7-Fluoro-3-methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-7-fluoro-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3R)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-Cyclobutyl-8-[6-[3-(dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-(oxetan-3-yl)imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
7-Fluoro-3-methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-1-tetrahydropyran-4-yl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one
3-Methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3R)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3S)-tetrahydrofuran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-1-(oxetan-3-yl)-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-Cyclobutyl-3-methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-Cyclobutyl-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
3-Methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]-1-[(3R)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Azetidin-1-yl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[2-Fluoro-6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]-3-methyl-1-[(3S)-tetrahydropyran-3-yl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-7-fluoro-1-[(1R,3R)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-7-fluoro-1-[(1S,3S)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-[(1R,3R)-3-Methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-[(1S,3S)-3-Methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-8-[6-[3-(1-piperidyl)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-[(1S,3S)-3-Methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
1-[(1R,3R)-3-Methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-8-[6-(3-pyrrolidin-1-ylpropoxy)-3-pyridyl]imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-1-[(1R,3R)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-2-fluoro-3-pyridyl]-1-[(1S,3S)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-7-fluoro-1-[(1R,3S)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one;
and

8-[6-[3-(Dimethylamino)propoxy]-3-pyridyl]-7-fluoro-1-[(1S,3R)-3-methoxycyclopentyl]-3-methyl-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-2-one.

US Pat. No. 9,826,659

POSITIVE PRESSURE-APPLYING LATCH MECHANISM

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method comprising:
providing a pivotable latch coupled to a unit via a pivot, the pivot being disposed at a first side of the unit, and the unit
to be latched within an enclosure; and

providing a spring member associated with the enclosure and separate from the pivotable latch, the spring member being contacted
by and having a tension force applied thereto by, a first end of the pivotable latch with rotating of the pivotable latch
from an open position to a latched position during latching of the unit within the enclosure, the pivotable latch comprising
the first end and a second end, the pivot being disposed closer to the first end than the second end thereof, and the rotating
of the pivotable latch from the open position to the latched position during latching of the unit within the enclosure resulting
in the pivotable latch contacting the spring member and deflecting a first end and a second end of the spring member further
apart, in opposite directions relative to respective contact surfaces of the enclosure contacted by the first end and the
second end of the spring member, thereby facilitating provision of a positive pressure on the unit by the pivotable latch
directed towards a second side of the unit opposite to the first side thereof with latching of the unit within the enclosure.

US Pat. No. 9,826,298

LED LIGHTING DEVICE, WIRELESS SPEAKER SYSTEM, AND WIRELESS AUDIO PLAYING METHOD

SENGLED OPTOELECTRONICS C...

1. A wireless speaker system, comprising:
a main light emitting diode (LED) lighting device including a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi 802.11) radio frequency module and
a wireless audio module;

an auxiliary LED lighting device including the wireless audio module; and
a smart terminal, wherein:
the main LED lighting device is wirelessly connected to the smart terminal through the built-in Wi-Fi radio frequency module;
the smart terminal sends an audio signal to the main LED lighting device, and then the wireless audio module in the main LED
lighting device transmits the audio signal to the auxiliary LED lighting device;

the auxiliary LED lighting device sends feedback information to the smart terminal through the main LED lighting device; and
the smart terminal controls the main LED lighting device and the auxiliary LED lighting device according to data received
from the main LED lighting device.

US Pat. No. 9,824,198

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTITY AND REPUTATION SCORE BASED ON TRANSACTION HISTORY

DocuSign, Inc., San Fran...

1. A method to facilitate a digital transaction between at least two users, comprising:
monitoring, by a computing system, actions of one or more previous electronic signature transactions associated with a user
of an electronic signature service, wherein the actions include one or more of uploading a document to the electronic signature
service, sending a document via the electronic signature service, reviewing a document via the electronic signature service,
and signing a document via the electronic signature service;

determining a trust score for the user based on the user's monitored actions from the previous electronic signature transactions
including at least one of a type of signature used by the user, a number of documents signed by the user, and a frequency
of signing operations conducted by the user; and

providing the trust score in association with another electronic signature transaction that is associated with the user via
the electronic signature service including displaying, on a display device coupled to the computing system, the trust score
within an identity card associated with the user upon request.

US Pat. No. 9,823,154

BLEED AIR DUCT LEAK SYSTEM REAL-TIME FAULT DETECTION

KIDDE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,...

1. A method of monitoring and interactively testing a duct leak detection system of an aircraft having bleed air ducts, comprising:
monitoring in real time plural air duct sensors by a control system;
displaying in real time, on an interface coupled to the control system, faults, ruptures or possible emergencies sensed by
the sensors, wherein the interface includes a display and a selector switch;

the method further comprising interactively:
selecting with the interface, one of the sensors for sensor health testing;
sending, by the control system, an alternating current through the selected sensor;
measuring, by the control system, a resistance of the selected sensor (212) in response to the test current, wherein the resistance is a loop resistance (352) and a to-ground resistance (354) related to the selected sensor (212); and

displaying, with the interface measured results; and
in additional to displaying measured results, generating an indicative signal that is displayed with the interface when the
measured resistance of the selected sensor is outside of a specification of the selected sensor.

US Pat. No. 9,822,963

WIRELESSLY-CONTROLLED LIGHTING DEVICE WITH AUDIO PLAYING FUNCTION AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

SENGLED OPTOELECTRONICS C...

1. A wirelessly-controlled lighting device with an audio playing function, comprising:
a lighting assembly;
an audio playing module;
a first Bluetooth module connecting with the lighting assembly and the audio playing module, wherein the first Bluetooth module
is configured to receive a control signal from an external device, the control signal including a first control signal used
to control the lighting assembly and a second control signal used to control the audio playing module;

a second Bluetooth module connecting with the audio playing module, and configured to receive audio data from the external
device to transmit the audio data to the audio playing module for audio playing, wherein the audio playing is controlled according
to the second control signal received by the first Bluetooth module;

a third Bluetooth antenna configured to receive the control signal and the audio data; and an antenna switch module having
a first end connecting with the third Bluetooth antenna and having a second end respectively connecting with the first Bluetooth
module and the second Bluetooth module,

wherein the antenna switch module is configured to alternatively connect one of the first Bluetooth module and the second
Bluetooth module with the third Bluetooth antenna for time-division multiplexing the third Bluetooth antenna for transmitting
the control signal to the first Bluetooth module and for transmitting the audio data to second Bluetooth module.

US Pat. No. 9,826,619

ELECTRODE-SUPPORTING ASSEMBLY FOR CONTACT-START PLASMA ARC TORCH

THERMACUT, K.S., (CZ)

1. An electrode and electrode-supporting assembly for use in a contact start plasma arc torch including a current-carrying
cathode communicating with a power supply and terminating in a power transfer surface, a torch recess, a nozzle element, and
a retaining element for securing the nozzle element with respect to the torch recess, the electrode and electrode-supporting
assembly comprising:
an insulator to be slidably received in the torch recess and to be retained therein by the retaining element when securing
the nozzle element;

an electrode having a longitudinal axis and at least partially in said insulator, said electrode being axially movable between
a forward position contacting the nozzle element to start the torch and a rear position spaced apart from the nozzle element
so as to maintain a plasma arc, said electrode terminating in (a) a distal end including an emissive element and (b) a proximal
end terminating at an electrode rear terminal surface;

a plunger fabricated from a conductive material and in said insulator, said plunger including (a) a plunger front contact
surface releasably mateable with said electrode rear terminal surface of said electrode and (b) a plunger rear section terminating
in a plunger rear surface;

a contact element engaging said insulator and including (a) an array of gas passages therethrough to allow gas flow through
said contact element, (b) a contact forward surface, and (c) a contact rear surface, said contact element engaging said insulator
such that said contact rear surface is forcibly engaged against the power transfer surface of the cathode when said insulator
is retained in the torch recess;

a resilient element engaging said contact element and said plunger rear section;
means for maintaining engagement of said plunger, said resilient element, and said contact element with each other, thereby
assuring said plunger and said resilient element are retained in said insulator;

means for providing a consistent rear position of said electrode;
means for providing a conductive path between said contact element and said electrode when said electrode is in the forward
position; and

means for providing a conductive path between said contact element and said electrode when said electrode is in the rear position.

US Pat. No. 9,823,824

CONTEXT SENSITIVE ADAPTABLE USER INTERFACE

KODAK ALARIS INC., Roche...

1. A context and content sensitive user interface system for a computer device, comprising:
a processor equipped device having a display; and
a user interface control for an image product creation application under the control of the processor for adding user selected
or supplied text or graphic elements to at least one digital image product;

wherein the user interface control is configured to:
analyze the context and content of the digital image product and recognize a plurality of objects within the digital image
product;

allow a user to link the text and/or graphic elements with at least one of the recognized objects within the digital image
product;

in response to dragging the text and/or graphic elements within a predetermined distance to any of the plurality of recognized
objects, dynamically suggest to the user modifications to at least one attribute of a color, font, size, shape, surround,
or background of the text and/or graphic elements in the digital image product based on the analysis of the context and content
of the digital image product by the user interface; and

as the user drags the text and/or graphic elements, dynamically indicate by the user interface to the user via visual, haptic,
or audio feedback text placement options that are available on any given area of the digital image product, wherein the image
product areas includes recognized objects and open spaces including template surround areas for composite images, collages,
or album pages, or folds, gutters, or borders for post printing converting, folding, trimming, and binding operations.

US Pat. No. 9,823,694

CAMERA INTEGRATED INTO A DISPLAY

ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS, INC.,...

1. A display including a camera integrated into the display, the camera configured to record an image, and the camera configured
to represent a camera icon associated with the display, the display comprising:
a substantially transparent cover layer defining an outside surface associated with the display;
a color filter (CF) layer, above the camera, disposed beneath the substantially transparent cover layer, the CF layer comprising
a CF substrate and a plurality of color regions disposed on the CF substrate, wherein each of the plurality of color regions
corresponds to one of red, green, and blue;

a liquid crystal display (LCD) layer disposed beneath the CF layer, the LCD layer comprising an LCD substrate and a plurality
of liquid crystals disposed on the LCD substrate, wherein the LCD layer is formed with an LCD layer via suitable for exposing
the camera;

a thin film transistor (TFT) layer disposed beneath the LCD layer, the TFT layer comprising a TFT substrate and a plurality
of TFTs disposed on the TFT substrate, wherein the TFT layer is formed with a TFT layer via suitable for exposing the camera;

the camera disposed beneath the CF layer, and proximate to the LCD layer and the TFT layer, the camera comprising a plurality
of pixels corresponding to the plurality of color regions associated with the CF layer above the camera, wherein each pixel
in the plurality of pixels comprises a separate lens and a separate photodetector, wherein each lens associated with each
pixel is optimized to focus colored light beam received through the CF layer above the camera;

wherein the layers with vias are arranged and coupled such that a hole extends through the LCD layer, and the TFT layer, wherein
the hole faces the camera and exposes the camera; and

wherein each color region associated with the CF layer and disposed above the camera is smaller than a color region associated
with the CF layer and not disposed above the camera.

US Pat. No. 9,821,367

FOUR-DIE TOOL AND FORGING PRESS

SMS MEER GMBH, Moencheng...

1. A four-die press tool adapted to be loaded by a manipulator with a workpiece, the tool comprising:
a lower die assembly and an upper die assembly displaceable relative thereto and flanking a central press axis;
four rams spaced apart and supported on the lower die assembly and the upper die assembly;
respective forging dies carried on the rams;
a ring on which the four rams are mounted concentrically around the central press axis of the four-die press tool in such
a way that they can be displaced relative to the central press axis whenever the upper die assembly is moved relative to the
lower die assembly; and

protecting means on the ring, separate from and independent of the manipulator, and engageable with a workpiece for centering
the workpiece in a predetermined position relative to the forging dies relative to the central press axis.

US Pat. No. 9,821,157

CHARGE-ENHANCED NEURAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION SYSTEM

The Research Foundation o...

1. A neural stimulation system for improving neural communication between a cognitive area and a target area of a vertebrate
being, said neural stimulation system being adapted to stimulate cortical and target areas coupled by neuronal connections
defining a neural pathway of the being, said system comprising:
a) a first stimulation signal source, said first signal source configured to deliver a first pulsed DC stimulation signal
having a first set of pulses to stimulate said cognitive area on said neural pathway, said first signal source being further
configured to induce a first pulsed handshake signal on said neural pathway associated with said cognitive area;

b) a second stimulation signal source, said second signal source configured to deliver a second pulsed DC stimulation signal
having a second set of pulses to stimulate said target area on said neural pathway, said second signal source also being configured
to induce a second pulsed handshake signal on said neural pathway associated with said target area;

c) a charging signal source, said charging signal source configured to supply a constant DC charging signal to said neural
pathway, the neural pathway including a spinal neural communication site of the being; and

d) a synchronizing component, said synchronizing component having a computer part and configured: to initiate application
of said charging signal to charge-enhance performance of the neural pathway including of the spinal neural communication trigger
site, and to synchronize contemporaneous convergence of the first and second pulsed handshake signals at the spinal neural
communication trigger site.

US Pat. No. 9,821,121

INJECTION UNIT FOR ADMINISTERING OR DELIVERING A FLUID PRODUCT

TecPharma Licensing AG, ...

1. An injection unit for administering or delivering a fluid product, the injection unit comprising:
a housing comprising a receptacle for the fluid product;
a delivery apparatus comprising a threaded nut and a piston rod for delivering the fluid product, the piston rod adapted to
be axially movable and non-rotatably arranged in the housing;

a dosing device comprising a dosing sleeve and a rotary knob for dose setting and dose correction;
a discharge button coaxially arranged on the dosing sleeve; and
a coupling mechanism comprising a coupling sleeve and at least two coupling faces, each of the coupling faces comprising a
toothing that slidingly engages the toothing of the other coupling face,

wherein the coupling sleeve is axially movable and is secured against rotating relative to the threaded nut,
wherein rotation of the rotary knob during a dose setting causes the dosing sleeve to rotate and axially translate out of
the housing and the coupling sleeve to axially translate out of the housing,

wherein during the dose setting, the at least two coupling faces of the coupling mechanism rotate relative to one another
and sliding engagement of the toothing generates an acoustic and/or tactile signal, and

wherein actuation of the discharge button causes the coupling mechanism to couple the dosing device and the delivery apparatus
such that rotation and axial translation of the dosing sleeve into the housing: 1) slaves the coupling sleeve in rotation
and axial translation and 2) slaves the threaded nut in rotation to advance the piston rod and deliver the fluid product.

US Pat. No. 9,821,043

ANTI-HER2 VACCINE BASED UPON AAV DERIVED MULTIMERIC STRUCTURES

Medigene AG, Planegg-Mar...

1. Parvovirus mutated structural protein for inducing a B-cell response against human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2),
which comprises one or more mimotopes of HER2 capable of specifically binding to an antibody directed against HER2, wherein
at least one of the mimotopes comprises an amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 66, SEQ ID NO: 70, SEQ ID NO: 71, SEQ ID NO:
72, SEQ ID NO: 73, SEQ ID NO: 74, SEQ ID NO: 76, SEQ ID NO: 77, SEQ ID NO 79, SEQ ID NO: 80, SEQ ID NO: 81, SEQ ID NO: 83,
SEQ ID NO: 84, SEQ ID NO: 85, SEQ ID NO: 87, SEQ ID NO: 88, SEQ ID NO: 89, SEQ ID NO: 91, SEQ ID NO: 92, SEQ ID NO: 93, SEQ
ID NO: 94, SEQ ID NO: 95, SEQ ID NO: 97, SEQ ID NO: 98 or SEQ ID NO: 99.

US Pat. No. 9,826,618

DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING NON-THERMAL PLASMA EMITTERS

ChiScan Holdings, LLC, L...

1. A device for controlling an array of non-thermal plasma emitters, the array having a capacitance, the device comprising:
a power supply connectable to the array with a cable having a capacitance, wherein the sum of the capacitance of the array
and the capacitance of the cable is a combined capacitance;

the power supply operates at the resonant frequency of the combined capacitance; and
an identification feature that permits the device to operate only authorized arrays.

US Pat. No. 9,826,591

BUTTON BACKLIGHT PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS AND TERMINAL DEVICE

HUAWEI DEVICE (DONGGUAN) ...

1. A button backlight processing method, comprising:
receiving an instruction for turning on a button backlight;
obtaining a button backlight parameter according to the instruction, wherein the button backlight parameter is selected from
amongst a plurality of button backlight parameters and is selected, by a terminal device, based on the button backlight parameter
matching a current interface theme of the terminal device; and

turning on the button backlight according to the button backlight parameter,
wherein obtaining the button backlight parameter comprises obtaining the button backlight parameter that has been stored,
wherein before obtaining the button backlight parameter that has been stored, the method further comprises:
obtaining information indicating that the interface theme of the terminal device is updated;
obtaining configuration information of color components in a color of the updated interface theme, wherein the configuration
information of the color components comprises a luminance value of a red component, a luminance value of a green component,
and a luminance value of a blue component;

obtaining, according to the configuration information of the color components, a button backlight parameter corresponding
to the updated interface theme through calculation by using a preset algorithm; and

storing the button backlight parameter corresponding to the updated interface theme,
wherein obtaining the button backlight parameter that has been stored comprises obtaining the stored button backlight parameter
corresponding to the updated interface theme.

US Pat. No. 9,826,387

INDICATING A DRIVE STATUS IN COMMUNICATIONS

ABB Technology OY, (FI)

1. A method comprising
obtaining, in an automated power conversion device, information on an operational status of the automated power conversion
device;

based on the obtaining, causing, in the automated power conversion device, wireless transmission of advertising messages by
using a connectionless signalling mode, such that the advertising messages comprise the information on the operational status
of the automated power conversion device and are receivable by at least one terminal device of a communications system when
a terminal device is located within the listening range of the connection less signalling mode;

receiving, in the terminal device from the automated power conversion device, at least one of said advertising messages when
the terminal device is located within the listening range of the connectionless signalling mode;

based on the receiving, informing, in the terminal device, the user of the terminal device on the operational status of the
automated power conversion device.

US Pat. No. 9,825,606

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND FILTER THEREOF

Wistron NeWeb Corp., Hsi...

1. A filter having an input end and an output end, comprising:
a first energy storage element, electrically connected between the input end and the output end;
a first series resonant circuit and a second series resonant circuit, wherein each of the first series resonant circuit and
the second series resonant circuit comprises a first capacitor and a first inductor electrically connected in series; and

a first parallel resonant circuit and a second parallel resonant circuit, wherein each of the first parallel resonant circuit
and the second parallel resonant circuit comprises a second capacitor and a second inductor electrically connected in parallel,

wherein the first series resonant circuit and the first parallel resonant circuit are electrically connected in cascade between
a first end of the first energy storage element and a ground, and the second series resonant circuit and the second parallel
resonant circuit are electrically connected in cascade between a second end of the first energy storage element and the ground.

US Pat. No. 9,824,234

METHOD OF PROTECTING CARE INFORMATION IN A CARE PROVIDER TERMINAL

LG CNS CO., LTD., Seoul ...

1. A computer-implemented method of protecting care information in a care provider terminal, the method comprising:
detecting if there is a network disconnection between the care provider terminal and an authorized access point (AP);
operating the care provider terminal in an offline mode until a first predetermined time is over while the network disconnection
is maintained after the network disconnection is detected;

activating an alarm operation when the first predetermined time is over while the network disconnection is maintained, the
alarm operation being performed to inform a care provider that the first predetermined time is over; and

deleting the care information when a second predetermined time is over while the network disconnection is maintained after
the alarm operation is activated,

wherein the care provider terminal has AP information, the AP information including a service set identification (SSID) used
to identify the authorized AP.

US Pat. No. 9,822,501

DUAL ARM FORTIFIED BARRIER ASSEMBLY

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. A fortified dual arm barrier assembly for controlling passing of a vehicle therethrough, the vehicle having a frame, a
body, and a windshield, comprising:
first and second stanchions spaced apart from each other and being rigidly mountable to spaced apart mounting structures,
the second stanchion having a pair of spaced apart posts defining a receiving area therebetween;

a retention structure connected to the second stanchion in the receiving area, the retention structure comprises a pair of
C-shaped brackets spaced apart from each other, the C-shaped brackets being positioned with bracket openings facing horizontally
away from the first stanchion;

first and second barrier arms that span between the first and second stanchions, the first and second barrier arms being structurally
interconnected only at proximal and distal end portions, the first and second barrier arms being parallel and pivotally connected
to the first stanchion for movement in an arc between closed and open positions, the distal end portions being positioned
in the receiving area with distal ends being positioned longitudinally away from the C-shaped brackets when the first and
second barrier arms are in the closed position, wherein the first barrier arm in the closed position is spaced above the second
barrier arm, and the distal end portions being spaced away from the second stanchion and generally above the first stanchion
when in the open position to allow the vehicle to pass unobstructed between the first and second stanchions, wherein the first
barrier arm in the closed position being located at a selected height corresponding to an approximate height of the vehicle's
windshield, and the second barrier arm in the closed position being located at a selected height relative to the vehicle so
at least a portion of the vehicle will extend over the second barrier arm and block the second barrier arm from moving upwardly
away toward the open position when the vehicle engages the first or second barrier arm, thereby preventing the first barrier
arm from being moved out of a blocking position spanning between the first and second stanchions due to the structural interconnection
therebetween;

a retention bar connected to the distal end of the first barrier arm and oriented substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal
axis of the first barrier arm, wherein the openings of the C-shaped brackets facing toward the retention bar when the first
barrier arm is in the closed position, and wherein the first barrier arm and the retention bar are adapted so the first barrier
can bend and draw the retention bar longitudinally through the openings and into the C-shaped brackets to prevent vertical
movement of the first and second barrier arms away from the lowered position when a vehicle engages the first and second barrier
arms; and

hydraulic and electronic controls fully contained in at least one of the first and second stanchions, the hydraulic and electronic
controls coupled to the first and second barrier arms and configured to control movement of the first and second barrier arms.

US Pat. No. 9,826,647

CONNECTING SYSTEM OF MULTI-SECTION HOUSING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THAT CONNECTING SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A connecting system of a multi-section housing having a first connecting device which is provided at a center part of single
end faces of first and second housing sections of the same dimensions which are superposed with display surfaces at the outsides,
the first connecting device comprising:
a first shaft which is provided in a direction vertical to superposed surfaces of the first and second housing sections; and
a second shaft which is provided in a direction perpendicular to the first shaft; wherein
when a center line of the first shaft is arranged on a line bisecting the end faces to the left and right, and a center line
of the second shaft is arranged on the superposed surfaces of the first and second housing sections, by making the second
housing section which is superposed below the first housing section rotate by the first shaft by 180 degrees and in this state
making the first housing section rotate by the second shaft by 180 degrees, the display surfaces of the first and second housing
sections can be formed on the same plane.

US Pat. No. 9,825,910

SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TEMPORARY INTERNET ACCESS FROM A RESTRICTED LOCAL AREA NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

GOGO LLC, Chicago, IL (U...

1. A system for providing passengers' wireless communication devices with temporary Internet access from an aircraft, comprising:
an aircraft based Local Area Network for establishing bidirectional communications links with a plurality of passenger wireless
communication devices that are located in an aircraft, wherein the aircraft based Local Area Network provides the only communication
services to the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices;

a communication link that extends from the aircraft to a terrestrial radio frequency transceiver for the bidirectional exchange
of data communications between the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices in the aircraft and the Internet,
wherein the communication link is accessible via the terrestrial radio frequency transceiver;

a Local Area Network Internet Access System configured to enable at least one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication
devices to download a prerequisite application from the Internet by establishing a temporary communication session with a
server on the Internet via the communication link and the aircraft based Local Area Network, comprising:

an authentication server, responsive to a request from one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices to
establish a temporary communication session with the server on the Internet via the communication link, for authenticating
an identity of the one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices and authorizing the one of the plurality
of passenger wireless communication devices to communicate with the server on the Internet via the communication link,

a policy server for enabling the one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices to establish the temporary
communication session with the server on the Internet via the communication link and the aircraft based Local Area Network
as a function of at least one usage limitation selected from a class of usage limitations, including: total data bandwidth
used, instantaneous bandwidth used, time duration of the temporary communication session, and access of sites beyond a list
of authorized sites, and

an access termination process, responsive to the one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices completing
the download of the prerequisite application, for terminating the temporary communication session with the server on the Internet
via the communication link after the download of the prerequisite application is completed;

a content manager, having a content memory for storing content data, connected to the aircraft based Local Area Network, for
exchanging content data with the one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices via the aircraft based Local
Area Network; and

an access manager, connected to the content manager and the aircraft based Local Area Network, for enabling the one of the
plurality of passenger wireless communication devices to access the content manager in response to a request from the prerequisite
application on the one of the plurality of passenger wireless communication devices.

US Pat. No. 9,825,674

ENHANCED TRANSMITTER THAT SELECTS CONFIGURATIONS OF ANTENNA ELEMENTS FOR PERFORMING WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION AND RECEIVING FUNCTIONS

Energous Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus for controlling transmission of pocket-forming wireless RF signals suitable for charging devices, comprising:
a controller, coupled to a communication component, configured to communicate with a receiver via a communication signal indicating
a location of the receiver;

one or more receiving circuits coupled to the controller, each receiving circuit configured to receive and sample one or more
incoming RF signals from the receiver;

a plurality of transmitting circuits operatively coupled to the controller, each transmitting circuit configured to generate
one or more outgoing RF signals based upon the one or more incoming RF signals sampled at the one or more receiving circuits;
and

an antenna array comprising a plurality of antenna elements within a housing, the plurality of antenna elements including
at least some dedicated antenna elements,

wherein the controller is configured to:
(i) select a first configuration of at least some of the dedicated antenna elements to be coupled to the one or more receiving
circuits, and

(ii) select, based on the location of the receiver, a second configuration, distinct from the first configuration, of at least
some of the plurality of antenna elements to be coupled to the plurality of transmitting circuits to transmit the one or more
outgoing RF signals, the one or more outgoing RF signals converging and forming controlled constructive interference at the
location of the receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,825,497

COMPRESSED MOTOR WINDING

AeroVironment, Inc., Mon...

1. A motor winding comprising a high density multi-conductor wire bundle comprising a compacted Litz wire bundle comprising:
a) a serpentine configuration comprising a central portion and end turns;
b) wherein the central portion comprises compacted Litz wire and wherein the end turns comprise non-compacted rectangular
cross section Litz wire; and

c) wherein the motor winding comprises a coreless winding.

US Pat. No. 9,825,463

DEVICES AND SYSTEMS FOR DISTRIBUTED POWER-GRID MONITORING

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. A device for monitoring the properties of an electrical grid comprising:
an electrical connector for coupling to the electrical grid through a wall socket;
a detector for detecting at least one property of electricity provided by the electrical grid through the wall socket;
a receiver for receiving clock signals from a remote clock synchronization source through an antenna of the device; and
a sampler for sampling a respective detected property and recording sampled values in a memory, wherein the variation of the
values with time represents a waveform of the respective property and the sampler samples at a rate of at least 50 kilo-samples-per-second
to record variations of the property within a period of the waveform,

wherein the device associates at least a portion of the sampled values with at least one clock signal.

US Pat. No. 9,825,214

FILMS AND THE LIKE PRODUCED FROM PARTICLES BY PROCESSING WITH ELECTRON BEAMS, AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

Mainstream Engineering Co...

1. A method of forming a polycrystalline layer, comprising generating an electron beam to a substrate having particles with
aggregation-preventing material to generate localized heating of the particles, and sintering or melting the particles together
and eliminating the aggregation-preventing material from the particles.

US Pat. No. 9,825,189

DUAL-MODE PHOTOSENSITIVE PIXEL WITH GAIN STAGE

Sensors Unlimited, Inc., ...

1. A photosensitive pixel with gain stage comprising:
a photodetector module configured to receive an input light stimulus and induce a detection current into a detection node
in response to a magnitude of the input light stimulus;

a current mirror module comprising a mirrored current node and configured to induce a mirrored current on the mirrored current
node in response to the detection current; and

a mode threshold control module comprising an output node and configured to induce a current on the output node corresponding
to a combination of the magnitude of the input light stimulus and an amplifier mode,

wherein the amplifier mode comprises at least one of a linear integral correlation to the magnitude of the input light stimulus
and a logarithmic correlation to the magnitude of the input light stimulus,

wherein the amplifier mode comprises a logarithmic correlation to the magnitude of the input light stimulus in response to
the magnitude of the input light stimulus causing an output voltage on the output node to exceed VCROSS and a linear function of the magnitude of the input light stimulus integrated over a first period in response to the magnitude
of the input light stimulus causing an output voltage on the output node to not exceed VCROSS.

US Pat. No. 9,822,226

DRY FILM AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD

TAIYO INK MFG. CO., LTD.,...

1. A dry film, comprising:
a resin layer comprising a thermosetting resin component, a filler and a plurality of solvents,
wherein the solvents each have a boiling point of 100° C. or higher, the solvents have boiling points which are different
by not less than 5° C., and the solvents are ones selected from the group consisting of toluene, cyclohexanone, and an aromatic
hydrocarbon having 8 or more carbon atoms.

US Pat. No. 9,826,653

MODULAR ACCESSORY

1. A modular electronic accessory for a shade structure, the modular electronic accessory comprising:
a connection hub being configured to affix to or forming a portion of a shade structure;
a first functional module comprising upper and lower sides;
a second functional module comprising upper and lower sides,
wherein each of the upper sides of the first and second functional modules comprises a connector for connecting to the connection
hub or another functional module; and

at least two arrangements forming a stacked structure comprising at least the connection hub, the first functional module,
and the second functional module,

wherein a first arrangement comprises the first functional module electrically connected to and detachably coupled to the
second functional module, the lower side of the second functional module being adjacent to and above the upper side of the
first functional module, and

wherein a second arrangement comprises the second functional module electrically connected to and detachably coupled to the
first functional module, the lower side of the first functional module being adjacent to and above the upper side of the second
functional module.

US Pat. No. 9,826,649

REMOVABLE DOOR FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

18. An electronic device comprising:
an enclosure comprising:
an enclosure wall;
an opening formed in the enclosure wall to provide access to an interior space; and
a door seat connected to the enclosure wall and positioned within the opening; and
a removable door covering the opening of the enclosure, the removable door comprising:
a spring plate having opposing top and bottom surfaces;
a group of springs extending away from a perimeter of the spring plate;
a door cap contacting the door seat and covering the opening formed in the enclosure, the door cap comprising an interior
surface coupled to the spring plate; and

a cover coupled to the spring plate, the cover facing the interior space and separated from the door cap by the spring plate,
the cover defining a group of spring seats configured to receive the group of springs, respectively;

wherein, for each spring of the group of springs:
a first section extends from the perimeter of the spring plate and along a direction away from the door cap;
a second section forms a curve extending from the first section and toward the top surface, the second section contacting
the door seat along the curve and defining a free end of the spring; and

the first and second sections are configured to retain the door cap within the opening when the door cap covers the opening;
and

wherein the first and second sections of the spring are positioned between the spring plate and the door seat.

US Pat. No. 9,826,606

CLOUD-BASED MULTI-CHANNEL STAGE LIGHT ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM TECHNICAL FIELD

Zhejiang Dafeng Industry ...

1. A cloud-based multi-channel stage light adjustment system, comprising:
a cloud-based control center,
an encoding and modulation unit,
a ZIGBEE transceiving unit,
a proximal end lighting regulation unit; and
stage lighting sets,
wherein the cloud-based control center is configured to generate a stage lighting regulation instruction and a scenario control
instruction;

the encoding and modulation unit is configured to encode and modulate the stage lighting regulation instruction and the scenario
control instruction, and transmits encoded and modulated data to the stage lighting sets with the ZIGBEE transceiving unit;

the ZIGBEE transceiving unit is connected to the cloud-based control center, and transmits the lighting regulation instruction
and the scenario control instruction to the stage lighting sets, according to a high-speed wireless transmission protocol;
and

the proximal end lighting regulation unit is connected to the cloud-based control center, and corresponds to the stage lighting
sets, configured to receive the lighting regulation instruction and the scenario control instruction to drive the stage lighting
sets.

US Pat. No. 9,826,127

DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICES

Furuno Electric Co., Ltd....

1. A display device, comprising: a display device body comprising: a display panel configured to display an image; a display
housing having a first attaching face and a second attaching face located on the opposite side from the first attaching face,
and configured to cover a part of the display panel attached to the first attaching face; a main control substrate configured
to cause the display panel to display the image; a control housing attached to the second attaching face of the display housing
to cover at least the main control substrate together with the display housing; and a supporting base attached to the display
housing and configured to support the display device body at a predetermined angle, wherein the supporting base further includes
a base member, a pair of arms, and a reinforcing member; the reinforcing member is formed to connect the pair of arms with
each other on a rear side of the device; and the reinforcing member has a longer length in a direction perpendicular to longitudinal
directions of the base member as the reinforcing member extends to the arms.

US Pat. No. 9,825,924

FILE SHARING METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI DEVICE (DONGGUAN) ...

1. A file sharing method, comprising:
encrypting, by a first terminal, a first file by using a first shared key to obtain a first encrypted file;
encrypting, by the first terminal, a second file by using a second shared key to obtain a second encrypted file;
uploading, by the first terminal, the first encrypted file and the second encrypted file to a server;
receiving, by the first terminal, a first uniform resource locator (URL) corresponds to a location for saving the first encrypted
file and a second URL corresponds to a location for saving the second encrypted file from the server;

generating, by the first terminal, a key package of a file to be shared, wherein the file to be shared comprises at least
one of the first encrypted file and the second encrypted file, and wherein the key package comprises a shared key and a URL
that correspond to the file to be shared; and

providing, by the first terminal, the key package for a second terminal, comprising:
encrypting, by the first terminal, the key package by using a public key of the first terminal to obtain an encrypted key
package;

acquiring, by the first terminal, a public key of the second terminal;
generating, by the first terminal, a proxy key according to a private key of the first terminal and the public key of the
second terminal; and

uploading, by the first terminal, the encrypted key package and the proxy key to the server, so that the server performs proxy
re-encryption on the encrypted key package by using the proxy key, and provides, for the second terminal, the key package
on which the proxy re-encryption has been performed.

US Pat. No. 9,825,593

HIGHLY LINEAR, HIGHLY EFFICIENT WIDEBAND RF POWER AMPLIFIER HAVING WIDE VIDEO BANDWIDTH CAPABILITY

Technische Universiteit D...

1. A radio frequency power amplifier (RF PA) apparatus, comprising:
a first RF PA having an RF input port, a first power supply port configured to receive a first power supply voltage, and an
RF output port, the first RF PA operable to deliver RF power to a load over a first range of output RF power levels;

a second RF PA having an RF input port, a second power supply port configured to receive a second power supply voltage greater
than the first power supply voltage, and an RF output port, the second RF PA operable to deliver RF power to the load over
a second range of output RF power levels greater than the first range of output RF power levels;

a first DC blocking capacitor coupled between the RF output port of the first RF PA and an output node of the RF PA apparatus;
a second DC blocking capacitor coupled between the RF output port of the second RF PA and the output node of the RF PA apparatus;
and

a controller configured to facilitate gradual handoffs of RF power delivery between the first and second RF PAs during handoff
events and control the first and second RF PAs so that a composite RF output voltage produced at the output node of the RF
PA apparatus during any given handoff event remains substantially linear with respect to an RF input voltage over the duration
of the any given handoff event.

US Pat. No. 9,825,402

CONDUCTOR TERMINAL

WAGO Verwaltungsgesellsch...

1. A conductor terminal comprising:
an insulating material housing comprising a conductor insertion opening;
at least one spring-loaded clamping connection in the insulating material housing; and
at least one actuation element pivotably accommodated in the insulating material housing and configured to open at least one
spring-loaded clamping connection associated with the at least one actuation element,

wherein said conductor insertion opening is configured to guide an electrical conductor to the spring-loaded clamping connection,
wherein the at least one actuation element comprises i) two side wall portions spaced from one another and at least partially
entering the insulating material housing ii) a pivot bearing region, wherein opposite said pivot bearing region the at least
two sidewall portions are connected to each other by a transverse web to form a lever arm, wherein the at least one actuation
element is pivotably mounted in the insulating material housing with the pivot bearing regions of the mutually distanced side
wall portions of an actuation element, and

wherein the spring-loaded clamping connection associated with the at least one actuation element is at least partially accommodated
in a space between the pivot bearing region of the at least one actuation element, the pivot bearing region having actuation
portions configured to act on an associated clamping spring of a spring-loaded clamping connection as the actuation element
pivots from a closed position, in which the at least one actuation element is pivoted in a position such that the associated
transverse web is adjacent the insulating material housing and a clamping point formed by the spring-loaded clamping connection
for clamping an electrical conductor is closed, into an open position, in which the at least one actuation element is pivoted
in a position such that the associated transverse web is away from the insulating material housing and a clamping point formed
by the spring-loaded clamping connection for clamping an electrical conductor is open, and

wherein the adjacent side wall portions of two actuation elements arranged adjacently in the insulating material housing directly
border one another,

wherein the pivot bearing region is configured to guide the electrical conductor to the clamping point,
wherein a wall of the conductor insertion opening extends in insertion direction of the electrical conductor towards the clamping
point for guiding the electrical conductor through a clamping limb of the clamping spring which adjoins the wall, so that
the guidance of the electrical conductor is provided by the walls of the conductor insertion opening, by the clamping limb
of the clamping spring and by the pivot bearing region.

US Pat. No. 9,824,828

HIGH SPECIFIC CAPACITANCE AND HIGH POWER DENSITY OF PRINTED FLEXIBLE MICRO-SUPERCAPACITORS

Singapore University of T...

1. A method of making a micro supercapacitor, comprising
a) screen printing a metal ink on a substrate to form a first metal electrode and a second metal electrode;
b) drying the first metal electrode and the second metal electrode under vacuum and elevated temperature;
c) screen printing an active material ink on top of the first metal electrode and the second metal electrode to form an active
material on the first and second metal electrode;

d) drying the active material on the first and second metal electrode at an elevated temperature; and
e) drop-casting a solid electrolyte onto the active material on the first and second metal electrode to form the micro supercapacitor.

US Pat. No. 9,822,584

ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR WINDOW COVERINGS

The Watt Stopper, Inc., ...

1. A motorized window covering, comprising:
a motor;
a power source operably connected to the motor;
shade material operably connected to the motor such that the shade material is opened and closed by operation of the motor;
a motor controller operably connected to the motor;
an antenna connected to the motor controller by a line-in; and
an Electrostatic Discharge circuit connected to the line-in, wherein the Electrostatic Discharge circuit includes an inductor
positioned in parallel with two anti-parallel diodes positioned in reverse polarities to one another, the inductor and the
two anti-parallel diodes form a resonant circuit, the inductance of the inductor is about equal to 1/(C*(2*pi*fo)2), where C is equal to the capacitance of the pair of anti-parallel diodes and fo is equal to a frequency of interest, and
the Electrostatic Discharge circuit shunts Electrostatic Discharge events to ground thereby preventing Electrostatic Discharge
events from reaching downstream components of the motor controller.

US Pat. No. 9,826,644

TOOL, METHOD AND MACHINE FOR MANUFACTURING MULTI-LAYER PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

Chemplate Materials, S.L....

1. A tool for supporting multilayer printed circuit boards during manufacture, comprising a frame in which there is fixed
a tensed, non-electrically conductive fabric which has a thickness less than 0.1 mm, the fabric having two accessible faces,
one of the two faces serving to support a multilayer printed circuit board and the other of the two faces for contact of at
least one induction electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,825,957

RULE-BASED APPLICATION ACCESS MANAGEMENT

Numecent Holdings, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:
providing a requestor at a streaming client access to a first resource of a streaming software application executing in a
streaming software container and at least partially virtualized at the streaming client;

receiving at the streaming software container a request, from the requestor, for accessing a second resource of the streaming
software application based on requestor interaction with the executing of the streaming software application in the streaming
software container using the first resource of the streaming software application;

determining whether the second resource of the streaming software application is in the streaming software container at the
streaming client;

if it is determined the second resource of the streaming software application is absent from the streaming software container
at the streaming client, sending a block request for blocks of the streaming software application corresponding to the second
resource of the streaming software application to a streaming server;

receiving the second resource at the streaming software container from the streaming server in response to the block request
for the second resource;

providing the requestor access to the second resource of the streaming software application in the streaming software container
for use in continuing execution of the streaming software application at least partially virtualized at the streaming client;

making a rule-based determination of whether to grant the requestor access to the second resource based on an identification
of the requestor;

providing the requestor access to the second resource if it is determined to grant the requestor access to the second resource.

US Pat. No. 9,825,391

METHOD OF FORMING AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. A method of forming an electrical connector, said method comprising:
providing a first plurality of conductors, each having a first end and a second end;
forming a first housing around the first plurality of conductors with the first and second ends extending outside the first
housing, the first housing having a top surface with channels formed in the top surface;

providing a second plurality of conductors;
placing the second plurality of conductors on the first housing so that each of the second plurality of conductors is received
in one of the channels; and,

forming a second housing around the second plurality of conductors and within the channels.

US Pat. No. 9,824,402

TIME CLOCK FOR TRACKING EMPLOYEES

Vivint, Inc., Provo, UT ...

1. An apparatus for employee time entry, comprising:
a wall-mounted control panel of an automation and security system dedicated to executing functions of the automation and security
system, the wall-mounted control panel being configured to control an alarm system of a building, activate a sensor of the
building, control lighting of the building, and control a thermostat of the building, the wall-mounted control panel including
a processor, a memory in electronic communication with the processor, and instructions stored in the memory, the instructions
being executable by the processor to:

receive, via the processor, employee login information at the wall-mounted control panel of the automation and security system
at initiation of an employee's work shift;

receive, via the processor, employee logout information at the wall-mounted control panel at completion of the employee's
work shift;

generate data, via the processor, the data comprising at least one of employee work hours, shift frequency, and employee cost,
based at least in part on the requested employee login and employee logout;

identify a departure of the employee based at least in part on the employee logout information received by the wall-mounted
control panel; and

automatically adjust features of the automation and security system based at least in part on the departure of the employee,
wherein the processor of the wall-mounted control panel adjusts features of the automation and security system by executing
instructions to:

turn off lights of the building;
reduce a setting of the thermostat; or
activating a security feature of the alarm system.
US Pat. No. 9,821,354

METHOD FOR REMEDIATING CONTAMINATED SOIL USING MICROORGANISM STRAIN HAVING ABILITY TO PRODUCE UREASE

KOREA INSTITUTE OF GEOSCI...

1. A method for remediating contaminated soil, comprising:
inoculating, soil which is contaminated with heavy metals, with a Sporosarcina sp. KCTC 12800BP strain which includes a base sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 which produces urease.

US Pat. No. 9,826,632

SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE AND THE PROCESS MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Global Unichip Corp., Hs...

1. A multi-layer substrate structure with at least two layers comprising a first layer for disposing an integrated circuit
thereon and a second layer coupled to the first layer, said multi-layer substrate structure comprising:
a plurality of conductive regions on the second layer, wherein each two adjacent conductive regions are separated by an isolation
border, wherein the plurality of conductive regions are electrically connected to the integrated circuit;

a first keep-out region, enclosing the plurality of conductive regions, wherein the first keep-out region comprises at least
one connecting portion, wherein the first keep-out region is filled with an insulating material to separate each of said at
least one connecting portion;

a connection structure, enclosing the first keep-out region along at least one side of the substrate structure, wherein the
connecting structure connects to each of the plurality of conductive region via a corresponding portion of said at least one
connecting portion disposed in said first keep-out region, and

a sawing line, configured between the connecting structure and the first keep-out region;
wherein the connection structure is electrically connected with at least two conductive regions of the plurality of conductive
regions and is in contact with at least one isolation border, each of the at least one isolation border being adjacent to
at least one of the at least two conductive regions, wherein when the connection structure is not present, the at least two
conductive regions of the plurality of conductive regions are not electrically connected to each other, wherein the at least
two conductive regions of the plurality of conductive regions can be isolated by cutting the multi-layer substrate structure
along the sawing line.

US Pat. No. 9,826,595

LINEAR SOLID-STATE LIGHTING WITH ELECTRIC SHOCK CURRENT SENSING

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. A linear light-emitting diode (LED) tube lamp, comprising:
a housing having two ends;
a plurality of LED arrays disposed between the two ends of the housing;
an LED driving circuit comprising a current sensing device coupling to the LED arrays;
two lamp bases respectively connected to the two ends of the housing, each lamp base comprising at least one electrical conductor
configured to insert into a respective lamp fixture socket;

at least one rectifier configured to convert an alternate current (AC) voltage to a direct current (DC) voltage; and
an operation monitoring module receiving a signal from the current sensing device in the LED driving circuit,
wherein:
when a through-lamp electric shock current is detected by the current sensing device, the operation monitoring module disconnects
an electric current return from the LED arrays from reaching the at least one rectifier; and

when the at least one electrical conductor in each lamp base is inserted into the respective lamp fixture socket, the operation
monitoring module enables the LED driving circuit to deliver electrical power to the LED arrays.

US Pat. No. 9,826,086

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SOFTBANK CORP., Tokyo (J...

1. A communication system comprising a communication terminal apparatus and a voice communication quality evaluation system
for communicating with the communication terminal apparatus via a communication network:
wherein the voice communication quality evaluation system comprises
sound source file memory means of memorizing a sound source file of a test signal for voice communication quality evaluation,
test signal transmitting means of transmitting the test signal to the communication terminal apparatus via the communication
network,

data receiving means of receiving from the communication terminal apparatus a received voice data encoded by a predetermined
compression-encoding scheme for the test signal received with the communication terminal apparatus,

signal generating means of generating a received voice signal from the received voice data received from the communication
terminal apparatus, and

calculating means of calculating an evaluation value of quality of voice communication between the voice communication quality
evaluation system and the communication terminal apparatus by comparing the received voice signal with the test signal before
transmitting; and

wherein the communication terminal apparatus comprises
test signal receiving means of receiving the test signal from the voice communication quality evaluation system via the communication
network,

means of extracting a received voice data in which a part corresponding to a test voice of the test signal is encoded by the
predetermined compression-encoding scheme, from a received signal received from the voice communication quality evaluation
system, and

received voice data transmitting means of transmitting to the voice communication quality evaluation system the received voice
data encoded by the predetermined compression-encoding scheme via the communication network.

US Pat. No. 9,825,467

BUILDING ENERGY CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

LG CNS CO., LTD., Seoul ...

1. A building energy control system comprising:
a user interface unit configured to display an energy control situation and an energy control guide that corresponds to the
energy control situation to manage a building and a facility, and to receive an input according to the energy control guide;
and

an energy control unit configured to control energy consumption in the building and the facility through control of the building
and facility according to the input,

wherein the user interface unit includes
a display unit including a situation display unit configured to display the energy control situation and a guide display unit
configured to display the corresponding energy control guide to manage the building and facility; and

an input unit configured to receive the input according to the energy control guide,
wherein the energy control guide includes a help message related to an energy control plan that includes a description of
the energy control plan corresponding to the displayed energy control situation,

wherein the guide display unit displays a summary of the energy control guide on an integrated control monitor when a selectable
item for the energy control situation is selected and displays additional information for the energy control guide as a pop-up
message when a selectable event in the summary is selected, wherein the additional information for the energy control guide
displayed in the pop-up message does not include specific values corresponding to the energy control situation and energy
control plan,

wherein the energy control guide displayed on the guide display unit is sorted according to the facility when a sort item
of the energy control guide menu is selected and contents searched by the building manager are displayed as the help message
on the integrated control monitor when the energy control guide is searched by the building manager, and

wherein, when an item of the energy control guide menu is selected to perform functions for controlling energy consumption,
moving to an automatic control menu of the facility or a facility control menu corresponding to the energy control guide.

US Pat. No. 9,824,366

CUSTOMER PRE-SELECTED ELECTRONIC COUPONS

First Data Corporation, ...

1. A method for managing electronic coupons with a mobile device, the method comprising:
receiving at the mobile device a communication from a near field sensor/transmitter, the communication associated with a product
display that displays a product available for purchase, wherein the mobile device receives the communication after proceeding
through a merchant facility until the product display is identified and approached such that the mobile device is in close
proximity to the near field sensor/transmitter of the display having the product available for purchase;

translating the communication from the near field sensor transmitter to a format readable by the mobile device;
with a processor of the mobile device, determining an identifier associated with the translated communication, wherein the
identifier identifies the product available for purchase;

running an application on the mobile device in an attempt to locate a coupon in a database of the mobile device, the coupon
associated with the identifier such that the coupon may be subsequently be redeemed when purchasing the product that is being
displayed at the same product display in which the mobile device was placed in close proximity, the coupon being selected
upon a determination that the coupon has a highest redeemable value of any of a plurality of coupons associated with the identifier
and the product stored in the database;

alerting a user of the mobile device that the database contains the coupon for the product displayed by the product display,
wherein the alerting comprises one or both of causing a vibration element of the mobile device to actuate to cause the mobile
device to vibrate or emitting a sound from a speaker of the mobile device;

displaying the coupon on a user interface of the mobile device; and
discarding the communication after a predetermined period of time has elapsed since displaying the coupon without receiving
a command related to the coupon, wherein the predetermined period of time is set by the application running on the mobile
device.

US Pat. No. 9,824,259

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MICROSCOPY ON A PLURALITY OF SAMPLES

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER ...

1. A device for microscopy of a plurality of samples, comprising:
a first optical detector, which is configured to consecutively adopt a plurality of measuring positions and to detect first
image data of a sample with a first spatial resolution at each measuring position;

an image data analyser device which is configured to determine for each sample a region of the sample to be examined represented
within the respective first image data;

a second optical detector, which is coupled to the first optical detector in such a manner that adopts consecutively a plurality
of measuring positions, which the first optical detector had previously adopted and wherein the second optical detector is
configured to capture for each sample second image data from the region to be examined of the respective sample with a second
spatial resolution, which is higher than the first spatial resolution.

US Pat. No. 9,823,750

CAPTURING GESTURE-BASED INPUTS

Visteon Global Technologi...

1. A system for capturing gesture-based inputs, comprising:
a light emitting diode (LED) cycler to communicate instructions to a gesture-based capturing device to pulse a plurality of
LEDs and a plurality of infrared (IR) sensors;

a light detector to receive a plurality of data sets from the gesture-based capturing device generated from the plurality
of IR sensors;

a signal detector to receive information based on the plurality of data sets; and
a command communicator to communicate the received information to an output device,
wherein the system is configured determine a three-dimensional shape of an appendage of the user from combining each reading
from a pulse of the plurality of infrared (IR) sensors for at least one cycle of pulses of the plurality of LEDs.

US Pat. No. 9,823,690

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUS FOR SECURING A STRUCTURE TO A SUPPORT

Civiq Smartscapes, LLC, ...

1. A mounting device for releasably securing a personal communication structure (PCS) to a support, the mounting device comprising:
a first plate;
a second plate proximate and spaced apart from the first plate;
a plurality of frangible connections securing the first plate to the second plate, the frangible connections adapted to break
in response to application of a force above a predetermined value, wherein the plurality of frangible connections comprises
a plurality of frangible fasteners disposed proximate corners of the first plate and the second plate; and

a retention member directly connected to each of the first plate and the second plate, the retention member adapted to maintain
coupling of the first plate and the second plate after breakage of the frangible connections.

US Pat. No. 9,822,075

NMDA ANTAGONIST PRODRUGS

1. A compound of formula (I):

wherein R1 is C1-6 alkylC(O)O(C1-6 alkoxy), or


wherein AA is a peptide bond-linked natural amino acid;
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,821,852

PRESSURIZED AIR INSERT FOR SIDE IMPACTS

FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES ...

1. A vehicle frame assembly comprising:
a rocker elongated along an axis and defining a tubular cavity elongated along the axis;
a sealed pressurized insert disposed in the cavity and elongated along the axis, the sealed pressurized insert designed to
contain and maintain pressurization of nontransitory inflation medium; and

a reinforcing sleeve disposed in the tubular cavity and extending around the sealed pressurized insert.

US Pat. No. 9,826,607

INTELLIGENT CONTROL OF BACKLIGHTING OR OTHER PILOT LIGHTS ON WALL SWITCH OR THE LIKE

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A method comprising:
retrieving a current lighting state of at least one luminaire, wherein the lighting state includes light intensity of the
at least one luminaire;

determining a next selectable lighting state available for the at least one luminaire and an illumination adjustment for a
user interface element of a lighting control device configured to control the luminaire by:

comparing the current lighting state to a set of intelligent backlighting rules; and
based on the comparison, determining an indicator state corresponding to the illumination adjustment to the user interface
element of the lighting control device having a control point to change the at least one luminaire to the next lighting state
in response to input from a user; and

wherein the illumination adjustment is to produce visible output to the user via the user interface element as a visible cue,
including a color change, blinking in a pattern, flashing, or light intensity change, to guide the user to select the next
lighting state and instruct the user to transition the at least one luminaire away from the current lighting state.

US Pat. No. 9,825,450

CONDUCTOR ARRANGEMENT WITH CONDUCTOR AND CONTACT ELEMENT

TE Connectivity Germany G...

1. A method for attaching a contact element, comprising the following steps:
providing an electrical conductor with a conductive core and an insulating sheath;
detaching a sheath section of the sheath in an end region of the conductor;
displacing the sheath section against the core in such a way that the sheath section protrudes beyond a longitudinal end of
the core;

providing a contact element having a front crimp portion and a core contact region;
crimping the contact element to the end region of the conductor in such a way that the detached sheath section is encompassed
by the front crimp portion to define a front side sealing region and the core is crimped to the contact element in the core
contact region, and the front crimp portion extends continuously to the core contact region to fully enclose the detached
sheath section.

US Pat. No. 9,822,788

VACUUM PUMP WITH BACK-UP BEARING CONTACT SENSOR

Edwards Limited, Burgess...

1. A vacuum pump comprising a vacuum pumping mechanism comprising a rotor supported for rotation by a drive shaft, a first
bearing assembly for controlling movement of the rotor during rotation of the drive shaft, a back-up bearing assembly for
limiting said movement and a sensor for sensing when said movement is limited by the back-up bearing assembly wherein the
sensor is arranged to output a signal to a counter for counting the number of events when the back-up bearing assembly has
limited said movement.

US Pat. No. 9,820,615

AUTOMATIC DOSING DEVICE

Zhuhai Unilink Technology...

1. An automatic dosing device, comprising a frame on which are disposed a flavoring unit, a flavoring receiving unit and a
control unit, the flavoring unit comprising a solid flavoring mechanism and a liquid flavoring mechanism, wherein:
the solid flavoring mechanism comprises a solid flavoring module and a first drive device, the solid flavoring module being
detachably drivingly connected to the first drive device, the first drive device being fixed on the frame and being communicatively
connected with the control unit; wherein the solid flavoring module comprises a first flavoring bottle and a first base that
are in communicative abutment with each other, a flavoring pushing device being provided in the first base and being detachably
drivingly connected to the first drive device; wherein when driven by the first drive device, the flavoring pushing device
delivers solid flavoring to an outlet of the solid flavoring mechanism;

the liquid flavoring mechanism comprises a liquid flavoring module and a second drive device, the liquid flavoring module
being detachably drivingly connected to the second drive device, the second drive device being fixed on the frame and being
communicatively connected with the control unit; wherein the liquid flavoring module comprises a second flavoring bottle and
a second base that are in communicative abutment with each other, a liquid passage, a valve and a drive rod are provided inside
the second base, wherein the drive rod is detachably drivingly connected to the second drive device and drives the valve to
operate so as to control on-off of the liquid passage; and

wherein the flavoring receiving unit receives flavorings from the solid flavoring mechanism and the liquid flavoring mechanism,
respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,826,648

DISPLAY DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH FRAME ASSEMBLY

JSLCD CO., LTD., Seoul (...

1. A display device equipped with a frame assembly, the display device comprising a display panel and a frame assembly, the
frame assembly including:
a first frame including a body provided with a first through-hole opening in a center portion thereof and a front surface
with which the display panel is combined, support portions bent and extending rearward from respective sides of

the body, and base portions bent and extending inward from ends of the support portions;
a second frame combined with a rear surface of the base portion and provided with a second through-hole opening in a center
portion thereof;

a third frame that is combined with an upper portion of a rear surface of the second frame, the upper portion being above
the second through-hole opening, and an upper end portion of a control substrate connected to the display panel being combined
with the third frame; and

a fourth frame that is combined with a lower portion of the rear surface of the second frame, the lower portion being under
the second through-hole opening, and a lower end portion of the control substrate being combined with the fourth frame,

wherein the third frame has a width larger than that of the fourth frame in a front-and-rear direction, so that an upper end
portion of the display panel is inclined forward when the display device is installed such that the control substrate is vertically
arranged.

US Pat. No. 9,825,078

CAMERA DEVICE HAVING AN IMAGE SENSOR COMPRISING A CONDUCTIVE LAYER AND A REFLECTION LAYER STACKED TOGETHER TO FORM A LIGHT PIPE STRUCTURE ACCOMMODATING A FILTER UNIT

Visera Technologies Compa...

1. An image sensor, comprising:
a sensing layer;
a filter unit disposed on the sensing layer;
a conductive layer, surrounding and contacting the filter unit, and disposed on the sensing layer; and
a reflection layer, surrounding and contacting the filter unit, and disposed on the conductive layer,
wherein the conductive layer and the reflection layer stacked together form a light pipe structure accommodating the filter
unit so as to allow light transmitting to the sensing layer and minimize light passing through the filter unit.

US Pat. No. 9,822,769

METHOD AND APPARATUS TO PRODUCE HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE AND MODERATE THRUST FROM A FUSION-POWERED ROCKET ENGINE

Princeton Satellite Syste...

1. A system comprising a rocket engine employing nuclear fusion with thrust augmentation, the system comprising
a reactor chamber for containing a stable plasma comprising a fusion fuel;
a heating system for heating said plasma and increasing an ion energy of said plasma to at least 5 kiloelectronvolts for producing
power from fusion reactions in said stable plasma;

a plurality of magnets coaxial to said reactor chamber, the plurality of magnets producing a magnetic field to confine the
stable plasma and promote rapid loss of fusion products into a scrape off layer;

a fuel injection system for injecting additional quantities of said fusion fuel to sustain the power output of said fusion
reaction;

a gas box at one end of said scrape off layer for ionizing a cold propellant gas into a cold propellant plasma for introduction
into said scrape off layer to augment the mass of said scrape off layer, wherein said cold propellant plasma is introduced
into the reactor chamber and heated in the reactor chamber by fusion reaction products to form a warm propellant plasma;

a propellant injection system for injecting said cold propellant gas into said gas box;
a magnetic nozzle, attached to the end of the reactor chamber distal from said gas box, for directing said warm propellant
plasma in said scrape off layer out of said reactor chamber as expelled propellant to create thrust.

US Pat. No. 9,822,751

FUEL PUMP FOR A DIRECT INJECTION SYSTEM

Magneti Marelli S.p.A., ...

1. A fuel pump for a direct injection system provided with a common rail; the fuel pump comprises:
a pumping chamber defined in a main body;
a piston which is mounted in a sliding manner inside the pumping chamber to cyclically vary the volume of the pumping chamber;
an intake channel, which originates from a wall of the pumping chamber;
an intake valve which is coupled to the intake channel;
a delivery channel which originates from a wall of the pumping chamber;
a delivery valve which is coupled to the delivery channel; and
an actuating spring, which comprises a plurality of turns and is coupled to the piston so as to push the piston towards a
maximum volume or minimum volume position of the pumping chamber;

wherein the actuating spring has, along its length, a pitch (P) that is variable between the turns so that at each cycle of
the piston a predetermined portion of the turns that is less than all of the turns pack—tighten together so as to change an
application direction of a lateral load generated by the actuating spring for limiting a maximum value of lateral load;

wherein at both ends of the actuating spring, the pitch (P) between the turns is smaller than the pitch (P) between the turns
at a central portion.

US Pat. No. 9,822,151

CHEMICALLY MODIFIED GRAPHENE

Research Foundation of Th...

1. A graphene derivative consisting of graphene oxide and a protein selected from the group consisting of Protein A, Protein
G, an E72G3 protein, and their derivatives wherein the protein is covalently bonded to graphene oxide by an amide group and,
optionally, a C1-C20 alkylene spacer group.

US Pat. No. 9,821,789

VEHICLE DRIVE AND METHOD WITH ELECTROMECHANICAL VARIABLE TRANSMISSION

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, Os...

1. A vehicle drive comprising:
a gear set comprising a sun gear, a ring gear, and planetary gears, the planetary gears coupling the sun gear to the ring
gear, wherein the planetary gears are rotatably supported by a planetary gear carrier;

a first motor/generator coupled to the sun gear of the gear set;
a second motor/generator selectively coupled to at least one of (a) the planetary gear carrier of the gear set and (b) the
ring gear of the gear set, wherein the second motor/generator is electrically coupled to the first motor/generator by an electrical
power transmission system, wherein the first motor/generator and the second motor/generator are electrically coupled without
an energy storage device configured to at least one of (a) provide electrical energy to the first motor/generator or the second
motor/generator to power the first motor/generator or the second motor/generator and (b) be charged by electrical energy from
the first motor/generator or the second motor/generator;

an engine coupled to the ring gear of the gear set and selectively coupled to the second motor/generator;
a clutch configured to selectively engage the second motor/generator to the engine.
US Pat. No. 9,825,284

DOPED SPINEL, METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF, THE USE THEREOF AND LITHIUM-ION BATTERY

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER ...

1. A doped spinel comprising the formula
Li1±wMe1vMe2x-vMn2-x-yTiyO4-zFz
where,
0?w<1,
0.3 0.3?v<0.7,
x>v,
0.0001?y?0.35,
0.0001?z?0.3,
Me1 is a metal selected from a group of elements consisting of Cr, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, and Zn, and
Me2 is a metal selected from a group of elements consisting of Ni, Fe, Co, Mg, Cr, V, Ru, Mg, Al, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ag, Y, Sc, Ga,
In, As, Sb, Pt, Au, and B,

wherein, a specific capacity of the doped spinel from 1 to 50 cycles did not decrease in a voltage range of from 2.0 to 5.0
V, and

the doped spinel is prepared by a process consisting of:
providing a solution of a metal-organic and/or inorganic Li, Mn, Me, Me1 and/or Me2 compound(s) as a precursor;
spray drying the precursor with trifluoroacetic acid so as to obtain a sprayed precursor;
calcining the sprayed precursor so as to provide the doped spinel in a form of a pulverulent material;
milling the pulverulent material in ethanol so as to provide a suspension;
adding a lithium compound and a titanium alkoxide in an ethanolic solution to the suspension so as to provide a resulting
material;

spray granulating the resulting material so as to obtain a spray-granulated material; andthermally converting the spray-granulated material so as to obtain a Ti-doped oxyfluoride spinel.

US Pat. No. 9,826,628

FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC MODULE

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RES...

1. A flexible electronic module, comprising:
a flexible substrate comprising a supporting portion, a body portion, a connection portion, and a line-routing portion, wherein
a surface of the body portion is lower than surfaces of the supporting portion, the connection portion, and the line-routing
portion, and the supporting portion is connected with the line-routing portion through the connection portion;

a first trench disposed between the supporting portion, the connection portion, and the line-routing portion;
an electronic device disposed over the supporting portion; and
a conductive line disposed over the supporting portion, the connection portion, and the line-routing portion for connecting
the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,822,957

RECESSED DOWNLIGHT FIXTURE AND METHOD FOR INSTALLING AND UNIVERSALLY ADJUSTING THE FIXTURE IN A RETROFIT APPLICATION

Ketra, Inc., Austin, TX ...

1. A recessed downlight fixture, comprising:
a foldable ring when folded is configured to be inserted through an opening in a ceiling and having least one ring protrusion
extending inward and over a portion of the opening when the foldable ring is unfolded;

a flange secured by a coupling member to the ring protrusion below and partially into the opening when the foldable ring is
unfolded;

a luminaire housing moveably coupled to a circular base, wherein the circular base comprises:
at least one inward extending recess dimensioned to allow the ring protrusion to pass through the recess when the luminaire
housing coupled to the circular base is passed through the opening from below the opening; and

a pin coupled to the circular base and biased against an upper surface of the ring protrusion to secure the circular base
above the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,822,567

HINGE ASSEMBLY

First Dome Corporation, ...

1. A hinge assembly, comprising:
a first hinge unit having an accommodating space and a pivotal arm;
a guiding unit movably disposed in said accommodating space, slidably connected to said first hinge unit to slide arcuately
relative to said first hinge unit; and

a second hinge unit slidably connected to said guiding unit to slide arcuately relative to said guiding unit, said second
hinge unit including

a second hinge body having an installing space,
a pivot shaft connected to said second hinge body and disposed in said installing space,
a first ring sleeved on said pivot shaft, non-rotatable relative to said pivot shaft, and having a first contact surface,
a second ring sleeved on said pivot shaft, rotatable relative to said pivot shaft, and having a second contact surface abutting
said first contact surface of said first ring,

at least one friction washer fitted around said pivot shaft and abutting a third contact surface of said second ring opposite
to said second contact surface,

a protrusion-and-groove arrangement disposed on said first and second contact surfaces to push said second ring against said
at least one friction washer,

at least one resilient washer sleeved on said pivot shaft to resiliently push said at least one friction washer against said
third contact surface; and

an extension member extending radially and outwardly from said second ring, and telescopically connected to said pivotal arm,
wherein:

said second hinge unit is rotatable relative to said first hinge unit between a fully folded state and a fully unfolded state;
in the fully folded state, said second hinge unit and said guiding unit are entirely accommodated in said accommodating space,
and said extension member and said pivotal arm are in a retracting state;

in the fully unfolded state, most of each of said second hinge unit and said guiding unit is positioned away from said accommodating
space, and said extension member and said pivotal arm are in an extended state.

US Pat. No. 9,822,101

PYRAZOLE COMPOUNDS

Eli Lilly and Company, I...

1. A compound of the Formula

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,821,859

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MOTOR VEHICLE COMPONENT FROM ALUMINUM

BENTELER AUTOMOBILTECHNIK...

1. A method for producing a motor vehicle component, comprising:
providing a strain-hardened blank composed of a 5000 grade aluminum alloy,
partially heating the blank in a first region to a temperature higher than 350° C. and in a second region to a temperature
between 150° C. and 350° C., in less than 20 s,

transferring the blank into a cooling tool, and performing cooling in less than 20 s,
generating a yield strength in the first region of less than 250 MPa and greater than 120 MPa, and a yield strength in the
second region of less than 450 MPa and greater than 200 MPa.

US Pat. No. 9,821,807

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR PULLING OVER AN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE

Waymo LLC, Mountain View...

1. A method performed by a computing system configured to control an autonomous vehicle, the method comprising:
selecting, by at least one processor of the computing system, a region of a road of travel ahead of the autonomous vehicle
based on sensor data indicative of the road of travel ahead of the autonomous vehicle;

based on a speed of the autonomous vehicle and based on the region, determining, by the at least one processor, (i) a braking
profile having a plurality of phases during which the autonomous vehicle, while travelling within the region, will reduce
the speed of the autonomous vehicle, pull over, and stop in the region, (ii) for each phase of the plurality of phases, a
respective rate at which to reduce the speed of the autonomous vehicle while travelling within the region during the phase,
and, (iii) for each phase of the plurality of phases, a respective lateral displacement the autonomous vehicle navigates within
the region during the phase;

based on the braking profile, determining, by the at least one processor, a trajectory the autonomous vehicle navigates within
the region while reducing the speed of the autonomous vehicle in accordance with the braking profile;

the at least one processor determining instructions to cause the autonomous vehicle to pull over and stop during travel and
storing the instructions in a memory of the computing system accessible by the at least one processor; and

based on the stored instructions, the computing system causing the autonomous vehicle to pull over and stop in the region
while navigating along the trajectory and reducing the speed of the autonomous vehicle in accordance with the braking profile.

US Pat. No. 9,821,017

EXTRACT OF ASPLENIUM NIDUS L

Jin Xin Biotechnology Co....

1. A method of treating benign prostate hyperplasia in a subject in need thereof comprising:
administering an effective amount of an extract of Asplenium nidus L. to the subject, wherein the extract comprises:

pyropheophorbide a methyl ester;
pheophorbide a methyl ester;
1-linleoyl-3-linolenoyl-glycerol;
1-linleoyl-2,3-dipalmitoyl-rac-glycerol; and
1,3-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycerol.

US Pat. No. 9,826,164

MARINE ENVIRONMENT DISPLAY DEVICE

Furuno Electric Co., Ltd....

1. A marine environment display device for georeferencing an image stream of a marine environment captured by a camera on
board a maritime vessel, the marine environment display device comprising:
an image receiver configured to receive an image of the image stream from the camera;
a location receiver configured to receive an object location of an object;
an image generator configured to generate, from the image, a projected image having location information associated with each
of a plurality of points on the projected image and corresponding to a relative camera position and field of view of the camera,
the relative camera position being obtained from a current attitude of the maritime vessel determined by a three-direction
attitude sensor, and the field of view of the camera being determined from the relative camera position and aligned with a
virtual field of view of a virtual marine environment;

an object generator configured to generate an object indicator at a position on the projected image based on the object location
and the location information;

a selected point receiver configured to receive a user input selecting a point of the plurality of points on the projected
image;

a location retriever configured to retrieve a location associated with the selected point;
a calculator configured to calculate a distance to the location of the selected point from a location of the camera based
on a horizon at sea or a Depth Elevation Model on land; and

a display configured to display the projected image, the object indicator at the position on the projected image, the location
of the selected point, and a distance indicator indicating the distance, the object indicator being an icon with a shape and/or
a color that is based on an identification of the object.

US Pat. No. 9,826,016

FAIR ADAPTIVE STREAMING

KONINKLIJKE KPN N.V., Th...

1. Method for enabling adaptive streaming client devices to share network resources during transmission of content to said
client devices, comprising:
a network node monitoring chunk request messages of client devices, said client devices being configured to select a quality
level of a chunk from a plurality of selectable quality levels and to request a media server for transmission of a chunk of
said selected quality level, said chunk comprising media data representing content for transmission to said client device;

determining for each of said client devices estimated local quality information using the quality level of one or more monitored
chunk request messages of a client device, said local quality information being indicative of a quality level or a Quality
of Experience (QoE) of rendering a plurality of chunks by said client device;

determining global quality information on the basis of said estimated local quality information of said client devices, said
global quality information being indicative of an average quality level or an average QoE of rendering said content by said
client devices; and,

transmitting said global quality information to at least one client device, said global quality information configured for
being used by said at least one client device for selecting a quality level of one or more chunks to be requested by said
client device;

wherein transmitting said global quality information to said at least one client device comprises:
inserting said global quality information in a chunk response message that is transmitted to said client device; and/or,
transmitting said global quality information over a (bi-directional) control channel to said client device;
wherein said client device is configured to:
select said quality level on the basis of said global quality information, preferably said client device using a manifest
file for selecting said quality level, said manifest file defining a plurality of selectable quality levels of said content,
each quality level being associated with a sequence of chunks;

request a chunk of said selected quality level on the basis of location information in said manifest file.

US Pat. No. 9,825,819

CLOUD SERVICE USAGE MONITORING SYSTEM

Skyhigh Networks, Inc., ...

1. A method of assessing a cloud service usage level of an enterprise operating an enterprise data network, the method comprising:
receiving, at an on-premises processor configured within the enterprise data network, network event logs associated with network
traffic traveling to and from the enterprise data network, the network event logs comprising network event data describing
network events traveling to and from the enterprise data network;

filtering the network event logs to include only network event data relating to the use of cloud-based services;
tokenizing the filtered network event data to remove identifying information relating to the enterprise or to users of the
enterprise and to replace the identifying information with random identifiers;

providing the tokenized and filtered network event data as processed network event data;
transmitting the processed network event data to an off-premises usage analysis system configured outside of the enterprise
data network;

assessing, using the off-premises usage analysis system, cloud service usage behavior and pattern of the enterprise based
on the processed network event data; and

generating, using the off-premises usage analysis system, a cloud service usage analytic based on the cloud service usage
behavior and pattern of the enterprise, the cloud service usage analytic describing the use of cloud-based services from one
or more cloud service providers by the enterprise.

US Pat. No. 9,824,753

COMPUTING DEVICE FOR “BIG DATA” APPLICATIONS USING MEMRISTORS

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT D...

1. A computing device, comprising:
a memory array of programmable memristors configured to operate as non-volatile memory elements; and
controlling circuitry connected to the memory array that selectably provides signals to the programmable memristors of the
memory array i) to write resistive values as data-bits into individual programmable memristors of the memory array, and also
ii) to program a portion of said individual programmable memristors to execute instructions for computation,

the controlling circuitry configured to arrange the data-bits and instructions in the memory array in a manner such that the
memory array operates as a computation circuit coupled to and interweaved with a data storage circuit, and to carry out parallel
processing on data represented by the data-bits stored in the memory array in accordance with the instructions stored in the
memory array.

US Pat. No. 9,824,271

ADAPTABLE EYE ARTIFACT IDENTIFICATION AND CORRECTION SYSTEM

KODAK ALARIS INC., Roche...

1. A method for identifying and correcting eye artifacts in digital photography comprising:
providing one or more digital images to a computer system;
initiating image analysis via an image processing software accessible through a user interface of the computer system;
identifying an eye artifact type and a subject eye type the one or more digital images;
determining eye artifact severity of the identified eye artifact;
determining an appropriate correction modality considering available subject eye type correction models, wherein the available
subject eye type correction models comprise generic models selected and modified with other images having comparable size,
color, shape, type, emotional state, and event window;

identifying related images within an event window of a subject without eye artifacts or with less severe eye artifacts using
a combination of face detection and clustering algorithms;

selecting a correction modality and/or a related image and correcting the eye artifact;
outputting one or more corrected digital images having a corrected eye artifact, the corrected eye artifact being incorporated
into the one or more digital images via application of the correction modality and/or the related image; and

obtaining a user approval.

US Pat. No. 9,823,013

HOME APPLIANCE DEVICE

BSH Hausgeraete GmbH, Mu...

1. A home appliance device, comprising:
an insert which is insertable into a storage space and which has a front cover element and a cover support element;
wherein the front cover element is connected to the cover support element in a form-fit manner in at least one first direction
and is in at least one pre-assembly state movable with respect to the cover support element in at least one second direction
that is at least substantially perpendicular to the first direction; and

the insert includes a lateral element embodying at least partly a lateral frame element of the insert.

US Pat. No. 9,826,615

EUV COLLECTOR WITH ORIENTATION TO AVOID CONTAMINATION

Taiwan Semiconductor Manu...

1. An extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation source, comprising:
a fuel droplet generator configured to provide a plurality of fuel droplets to an EUV source vessel along a first trajectory;
a primary laser configured to generate a primary laser beam directed towards the plurality of fuel droplets, wherein the primary
laser beam has a sufficient energy to ignite a plasma that emits extreme ultraviolet radiation from the plurality of fuel
droplets;

a collector mirror that is symmetric about a vertex and that is configured to focus the extreme ultraviolet radiation to an
exit aperture of the EUV source vessel located below the collector mirror, wherein the collector mirror is oriented at a first
orientation that causes a normal vector extending outward from the vertex of the collector mirror to intersect a vector of
a gravitation force by an angle that is less than 90° and further causes a horizontal line extending through the vertex of
the collector mirror to overlie an intersection of the first trajectory and the primary laser beam; and

wherein the collector mirror has an opening extending through the vertex, and the first orientation of the collector mirror
further causes the primary laser beam to extend along the normal vector through the opening from a position overlying the
vertex.

US Pat. No. 9,826,610

ELECTROSTATIC-DISSIPATION DEVICE

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

1. An electrostatic-dissipation device configured to dissipate static electricity between a flat-panel-display (FPD) and a
table during manufacture of the FPD, the device comprising:
a. an x-ray tube, wherein:
i. the x-ray tube includes a cathode and an anode electrically insulated from one another;
ii. the cathode is configured to emit electrons towards the anode;
iii. the anode is configured to emit x-rays out of the x-ray tube in response to impinging electrons from the cathode;
b. a shell, wherein the shell:
i. carries the x-ray tube;
ii. is electrically-conductive;
iii. is electrically coupled to the anode and electrically insulated from the cathode;
iv. has a proximal-end closer to the cathode and a distal-end closer to the anode;
v. has a connector, at the proximal-end, configured to be coupled to an actuator for lifting the FPD;
vi. includes a hollow-region between a distal-end of the anode and the distal-end of the shell, the hollow-region being vented
to allow passage of ions and x-rays outward from the hollow-region; and

c. a maximum outside diameter of less than 20 millimeters.

US Pat. No. 9,826,002

PRODUCING ROUTING MESSAGES FOR VOICE OVER IP COMMUNICATIONS

VOIP-PAL.COM, INC., Bell...

1. A method of routing a communication in a communication system between an Internet-connected first participant device associated
with a first participant and a second participant device associated with a second participant, the method comprising:
in response to initiation of the communication by the first participant device, receiving, by a controller comprising at least
one processor, over an Internet protocol (IP) network a first participant identifier and a second participant identifier,
the second participant identifier being associated with the second participant device;

causing the at least one processor to access a database comprising user profiles, using the first participant identifier,
each user profile associating a respective plurality of attributes with a respective user, to locate a plurality of first
participant attributes;

processing the second participant identifier, using the at least one processor, based on at least one of the plurality of
first participant attributes obtained from a user profile for the first participant, to produce a new second participant identifier;

classifying the communication, based on the new second participant identifier, as a system communication or an external network
communication, using the at least one processor;

when the communication is classified as a system communication, producing a system routing message identifying an Internet
address associated with the second participant device, using the at least one processor, wherein the system routing message
causes the communication to be established to the second participant device; and

when the communication is classified as an external network communication, producing an external network routing message identifying
an Internet address associated with a gateway to an external network, using the at least one processor, wherein the external
network routing message causes the communication to the second participant device to be established using the gateway to the
external network.

US Pat. No. 9,823,937

CONFIGURATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AN INTEGRATED COMPUTING SYSTEM

VCE IP Holding Company LL...

1. A system comprising:
a customized computing system comprising a plurality of components, wherein the customized computing system is configured
according to at least one processor and at least one memory to store instructions that are executed by the at least one processor
to:

select a plurality of component specifications associated with the plurality of components to be implemented in the customized
computing system;

for each selected component:
abstract the component specification to create a component classification that has been abstracted according to a functionality
of the component associated with the component specification; and

validate the component classification to create a validated component by verifying that the component classification is interoperable
with one or more other component classifications associated with other components of the customized computing system;

apply one or more rules to at least one of the validated component classifications to verify that the customized computing
system meets one or more architectural standards; and

when at least one of the rules are not met, perform one or more remedial operations such that the at least one rule is met,
wherein the customized computing system is executed to operate according to the one or more architectural standards.

US Pat. No. 9,822,560

DOOR ADJUSTMENT TOOL

PACCAR Inc, Bellevue, WA...

1. A method for installing a striker pin on a vehicle door assembly, the method comprising:
(a) providing a vehicle having a door moveably secured to a door frame and a door latch assembly defined on the door;
(b) providing an alignment tool, comprising:
(i) a body having a front surface, a rear surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface;
(ii) a through-hole extending through the body that is sized and configured to receive a striker pin of a vehicle;
(iii) a first end surface defined on the body that is configured to engage the door frame; and
(iv) a latch-engaging assembly engageable with a portion of the door latch;
(c) disposing a striker pin within the through-hole;
(d) engaging the rear surface of the body with a portion of the door frame to set a fore/aft position of the striker pin;
(e) engaging the first end surface of the body with a portion of the door frame to set a cross-car position of the striker
pin; and

engaging the latch-engaging assembly with a portion of the door latch assembly to set a vertical position of the striker pin.

US Pat. No. 9,822,398

LABELLING COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE IN ASSAYS

Atlas Genetics Limited, ...

1. A compound of formula IA

wherein:
each X substituent is independently selected from the group consisting of halo, vinyl, alkyl, cycloalkyl, SiR3, SnR3, PR2, P(O)R2, SR, S(O)R, SO2R, aryl, heteroaryl, CHO, CO2R, CN and CF3;

each R is independently selected from the group consisting of alkyl, aryl, cycloalkyl and heteroaryl;
A is O, B is CH2 and c is 1, or

A is CH2, B is O and c is 2

a is 1, 2, 3 or 4 and b is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5; or
a is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 and b is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5; and
vinyl, alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkylene, aryl and heteroaryl may optionally be substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently
selected from the group consisting of unsubstituted alkyl, OH, CN, fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine.

US Pat. No. 9,821,989

ADJUSTABLE OVERHEAD ASSEMBLY FOR VEHICLE LIFT

Vehicle Service Group, LL...

1. An apparatus for lifting a vehicle off of a base surface, the apparatus comprising:
(a) a first post assembly vertically extending from the base surface comprising:
(i) a first post with a first fixed effective height comprising:
(A) a bottom end of the first post on the base surface,
(B) a first cylinder bracket assembly fixedly secured to a top end of the first post,
(C) a first overhead assembly engagement feature located at a first vertical position proximate the top end of the first post,
and

(D) a second overhead assembly engagement feature located at a second vertical position along the first post, wherein the
second vertical position is a fixed, nonzero distance below the first vertical position along the first post; and

(ii) a first pull-type actuator secured to the first cylinder bracket assembly on the top end of the first post; and
(iii) a first lifting assembly attached to a movable end of the first pull-type actuator opposite the first cylinder bracket
assembly, the first pull-type actuator configured to pull the first lifting assembly upwardly along the first post to raise
the vehicle and extend to move the first lifting assembly downwardly along the first post to lower the vehicle;

(b) a second post assembly vertically extending from the base surface, comprising:
(i) a second post with a second fixed effective height, comprising:
(A) a bottom end of the second post on the base surface,
(B) a third overhead assembly engagement feature located at a third vertical position proximate a top end of the second post,
and

(C) a fourth overhead assembly engagement feature located at a fourth vertical position along the second post, wherein the
fourth vertical position is a fixed, nonzero distance below the third vertical position along the second post,

(ii) a second lifting assembly configured to move simultaneously with the first lifting assembly along the second post to
raise and lower the vehicle; and

(d) an overhead assembly comprising:
(i) an elongated member with a first end and second end,
(ii) a first attachment feature at the first end, and
(iii) a second attachment feature at the second end, and
(e) at least one stabilizing cable passing from the first lifting assembly through the overhead assembly to the second lifting
assembly;

wherein the first post assembly and the second post assembly extend vertically parallel to each other, and the overhead assembly
is configured to selectively secure to the first post assembly and the second post assembly at a selected one of a first selected
fixed height and a second selected fixed height lower than the first selected fixed height,

wherein at the first selected fixed height, the first attachment feature is secured to the first overhead assembly engagement
feature, and the second attachment feature is secured to the third overhead assembly engagement feature, and the at least
one stabilizing cable is configured for operation at the first selected fixed height, and

wherein at the second selected fixed height, the first attachment feature is secured to the second overhead assembly engagement
feature and the second attachment feature is secured to the fourth overhead assembly engagement feature and the at least one
stabilizing cable is configured for operation at the second selected fixed height, and

wherein during lifting and lowering operations of the apparatus, the height of the elongated member above the base surface
remains fixed.

US Pat. No. 9,820,566

DISPLAY POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD

Ergotron, Inc., St. Paul...

1. An apparatus for positioning at least one electronic display and a keyboard relative to a work surface, the apparatus comprising:
a base including a bottom surface for supporting the base upon the work surface;
a support column extending upward from the base;
a mounting portion having an upwardly extending portion;
a lift mechanism configured to movably couple the mounting portion and the support column so that the mounting portion is
translatable with respect to the support column, thereby providing the mounting portion with an ascending and descending range
of travel relative to the work surface, the lift mechanism configured to bias the mounting portion in a raised position;

a support surface configured to couple to the mounting portion and to support the keyboard; and
a display mount configured to support the at least one electronic display, the display mount configured to couple to the upwardly
extending portion of the mounting portion and to move independently of the mounting portion,

wherein the mounting portion is configured to simultaneously move the at least one electronic display and the support surface
within the ascending and descending range of travel.

US Pat. No. 9,826,613

X-RAY TUBE ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING FILAMENT

Shimadzu Corporation, Ky...

1. An X-ray tube assembly for generating an X-ray, comprising:
a filament including a plurality of electric flow paths; and
an adjustor configured to adjust at least one of values of current flowing through the plurality of electric flow paths, by
varying a non-zero current value of the at least one of values of current flowing through the plurality of electric flow paths,
to adjust an electron emission area of the filament.

US Pat. No. 9,825,926

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SECURE DELEGATION OF COMPUTATION

Research Foundation of th...

1. A method for delegating computational burden between a sending party and a receiving party for encrypting a message x with
a key k to produce an encrypted message xk where the message x is an element of a list of integers (m), the method comprising steps of:
instructing the receiving party to identify n elements (xi . . . xn) from the list of integers (m) having elements xl . . . xm, wherein n is greater than log log (k), greater than zero and is less than m, k is a key known by at least the receiving
party that is greater than zero and less than m, wherein the step of instructing is performed by the sending party and the
sending party is a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag;

getting from the receiving party a list of the n elements (xi . . . xn) that were identified;

confirming, for each xi, that

is satisfied;
choosing r random elements xij from the list of the n elements (xi . . . xn) that were identified, wherein 1?r?log log(k) to produce a list of randomly chosen elements 1?i1, . . . , ir?n;

computing y=xxi1?1xi2?1 . . . xir?1 wherein xi1?1xi2?1 . . . xir?1;

sending y to the receiving party;
obtaining yk from the receiving party;

encrypting the message x with the key k according to xk=xi1k . . . xirkyk wherein yk was obtained by the sending party from the receiving party in the step of obtaining.

US Pat. No. 9,824,704

PARTIAL CURING OF A MICROACTUATOR MOUNTING ADHESIVE IN A DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION

Hutchinson Technology Inc...

1. A flexure assembly, comprising:
a flexure having a first surface and a second surface;
a mass of structural adhesive disposed on the first surface, the mass of structural adhesive partially cured, the mass of
structural adhesive is non-conductive;

a microactuator mounted on the flexure, the microactuator having a bottom side and a terminal, the bottom side in contact
with the mass of structural adhesive; and

a mass of conductive adhesive disposed on the second surface, the mass of conductive adhesive in contact with the terminal
and the mass of structural adhesive that is partially cured, the mass of conductive adhesive in a wet state.

US Pat. No. 9,822,887

TWO PHASE BALL EXPANSION VALVE FOR HEAT PUMP

HANON SYSTEMS, Daejeon-s...

1. A device for expansion of a coolant, the device comprising:
a housing with a flow channel formed therein, the flow channel including a first segment having a first cross-sectional flow
area and a second segment having a second cross-sectional flow area, wherein the first cross-sectional flow area is substantially
equal to the second cross-sectional flow area; and

a ball-shaped valve element disposed in the housing intermediate the first cross-sectional flow area of the first segment
of the flow channel and the second cross-sectional flow area of the second segment of the flow channel and configured to rotate
about an axis of rotation, the valve element having a through channel formed therein configured for selective fluid communication
with the flow channel of the housing, the through channel including an entry opening having a third cross-sectional flow area
and an exit opening having a fourth cross-sectional flow area smaller than the third cross-sectional flow area, wherein the
third cross-sectional flow area of the entry opening is larger than each of the first cross-sectional flow area of the first
segment of the flow channel and the second cross-sectional flow area of the second segment of the flow channel, and wherein
the fourth cross-sectional flow area of the exit opening is smaller than each of the first cross-sectional flow area of the
first segment of the flow channel and the second cross-sectional flow area of the second segment of the flow channel, wherein
the valve element is continuously adjustable in intermediate positions between a first fully opened end position, a fully
closed position, and a second fully opened end position, and wherein the valve element is turned by 180° between the first
fully opened end position and the second fully opened end position, wherein a first overlap present between the third cross-sectional
flow area of the entry opening and one of the first cross-sectional flow area of the first segment of the flow channel and
the second cross-sectional flow area of the second segment of the flow channel remains constant when the valve element is
rotated through a first range of rotational positions and wherein a second overlap present between the fourth cross-sectional
flow area of the exit opening and an other of the first cross-sectional flow area of the first segment of the flow channel
and the second cross-sectional flow area of the second segment of the flow channel remains constant when the valve element
is rotated through the first range of rotational positions, and wherein the first overlap and the second overlap establish
the selective fluid communication between the through channel of the valve element and the flow channel of the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,826,634

FABRICATING A CONDUCTIVE TRACE STRUCTURE AND SUBSTRATE HAVING THE STRUCTURE

Taiwan Green Point Enterp...

1. A substrate having a conductive trace structure, consisting essentially of:
a patterned substrate having a patterned region that is formed on a surface of said patterned substrate and that includes
at least two first pattern areas and at least one second pattern area interconnecting said first pattern areas, each of said
first pattern areas having a porous microstructure; and

a conductive trace structure only formed on said first pattern areas, and including an activator film that has active metal.

US Pat. No. 9,826,631

REPEATER

HITACHI METALS, LTD., To...

1. A repeater comprising:
two connectors each comprising electrodes, the two connectors configured to connect a communication cable through which a
differential signal is transmitted;

a circuit board on which the two connectors are mounted, the circuit hoard comprising a signal transmission section configured
to connect corresponding electrodes of the two connectors together; and

a signal detection circuit mounted on the circuit board, the signal detection circuit configured to extract a part of a signal
transmitted through the signal transmission section and indicate a presence or absence of information communication based
on the extracted signal,

wherein the circuit board comprises a multi-layer substrate including at least an inner layer in which the signal transmission
section is formed, two shield layers configured to interpose the signal transmission section therebetween, and an outer layer
outside a shield layer on which the signal detection circuit is mounted,

wherein the shield layer is interposed between the electrodes and the signal detection circuit, and
wherein the signal detection circuit comprises:
an amplifier circuit configured to extract a part of a signal transmitted through the signal transmission section and amplify
the extracted signal;

a rectifier circuit configured to rectify the signal amplified by the amplifier circuit to a direct current signal and output
the signal;

a display configured to indicate the presence or absence of information communication based on the signal outputted from the
rectifier circuit; and

a comparator configured to turned on when an output voltage of the rectifier circuit is greater than or equal to a threshold
voltage and to output a direct current signal predetermined voltage to the display.

US Pat. No. 9,826,623

HEAT DISSIPATING STRUCTURE

KANEKA CORPORATION, Osak...

1. A heat dissipation structure, comprising:
(A) a printed circuit board;
(B) a first heat-generating element;
(C) a second heat-generating element; and
(D) a cured product of a thermally conductive curable liquid resin composition,
the printed circuit board (A) having a first surface and a second surface that is opposite to the first surface,
the first heat-generating element (B) being placed on the first surface, the second heat-generating element (C) being placed
on the second surface,

the first heat-generating element (B) generating an equal or greater amount of heat than the second heat-generating element
(C),

the second heat-generating element (C) being surrounded by the cured product (D),
the first heat-generating element (B) being surrounded by a layer that has a lower thermal conductivity than the cured product
(D); and

wherein, as seen in a perspective view in a direction perpendicular to the first surface of the printed circuit board (A),
at least a part of a region where the first heat-generation element (B) is placed overlaps at least a part of a region where
the second heat-generating element (C) and the cured product (D) are placed.

US Pat. No. 9,826,612

X-RAY EMISSION DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An X-ray emission device for emitting an integrated X-ray beam toward an object, the X-ray emission device comprising:
a plurality of X-ray emission tubes for respectively generating a plurality of X-rays;
a lens module for guiding the plurality of X-rays toward the object to form the integrated X-ray beam; and
a phase controller, coupled to the plurality of X-ray emission tubes, for:
controlling duty cycles of the plurality of X-ray emission tubes, such that the plurality of X-ray emission tubes emits the
plurality of X-rays in rotation; and

when one of the plurality of X-ray emission tubes malfunctions, increasing the duty cycles of the other X-ray emission tubes
to maintain illuminance of the integrated X-ray beam.

US Pat. No. 9,826,299

SPEAKER SYSTEMS FOR HEAD-WORN COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Osterhout Group, Inc., S...

1. A head-worn computer, comprising:
a front frame mechanically adapted to secure a see-through computer display;
an arm, secured to the front frame, mechanically adapted to secure the front frame to a head of a user; and
the arm comprising an internal speaker system, enclosed by the arm, wherein the internal speaker system comprises a speaker
having a first side and an opposing second side and a first cavity positioned along the first side of the speaker, the arm
further comprising a vent positioned to vent the first cavity and a non-vented second cavity positioned along the second side
of the speaker.

US Pat. No. 9,825,009

INTERCONNECT SUBSTRATE HAVING CAVITY FOR STACKABLE SEMICONDUCTOR ASSEMBLY, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND VERTICALLY STACKED SEMICONDUCTOR ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME

BRIDGE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP...

1. A method of making an interconnect substrate having cavity for stackable semiconductor assembly, comprising:
forming a protruded metal platform on a surface of a metal carrier;
forming a core layer covering the protruded metal platform and the remaining surface of the metal carrier, wherein the core
layer has a first surface facing away from the metal carrier and an opposite second surface adjacent to the metal carrier;

forming an array of metal posts and a metal slug by removing a portion of the metal carrier, wherein the metal slug is aligned
with the protruded metal platform;

forming a buildup circuitry from the first surface of the core layer, the buildup circuitry having an exterior surface facing
away from the first surface of the core layer;

forming a stiffener that covers the second surface of the core layer and sidewalls of the metal slug and the metal posts,
the stiffener having an exterior surface facing away from the second surface of the core layer; and

forming a cavity by removing the metal slug and the protruded metal platform, the cavity including an aperture in the stiffener
and a recess in the core layer and having a bottom surface and sidewalls that extend from the bottom surface to the exterior
surface of the stiffener;

wherein an array of contact pads of the buildup circuitry are exposed from the bottom surface of the cavity, and the metal
posts are exposed from the exterior surface of the stiffener and electrically connected to the buildup circuitry through metallized
vias in the core layer.

US Pat. No. 9,823,411

ETENDUE-PRESERVING LIGHT COUPLING SYSTEM HAVING LIGHT OUTPUT APERTURE SMALLER THAN LIGHT INPUT APERTURE

SnapTrack Inc., San Dieg...

21. A method of manufacturing an optical system, the method comprising:
providing an optical coupling system including:
a light input surface configured to receive incident light through an input aperture; and
a light output surface configured to emit the incident light through an output aperture having an area smaller than an area
of the input aperture,

wherein the optical coupling system is configured to couple to an optical source separated from the light input surface by
a gap, the gap including a medium having lower refractive index than the refractive index of material forming the optical
coupling system; and

providing an optical receiving system optically coupled to the light output surface of the optical coupling system, the optical
receiving system including:

a light redirecting element configured to receive light from the light output surface of the optical coupling system along
an incident direction and redirect the light along an output direction that is at an angle with respect to the incident direction;
and

a light guide configured to internally propagate the redirected light,
wherein a material of the optical receiving system optically coupling with the output aperture has substantially the same
refractive index as material of the optical coupling system, and

wherein the optical coupling system is configured to preserve etendue of the light emitted from the output surface relative
to the etendue of light incident on the input surface of the optical coupling system.

US Pat. No. 9,822,986

BOILER CONTROL SYSTEM

Harsco Technologies LLC, ...

1. A boiler control system comprising:
a microcontroller configured to provide flame safeguard operations by a first processor; and
a microcomputer, having a second processor, operatively connected to said microcontroller, said microcomputer configured to
provide operating control via said second processor,

said microcomputer comprising a first memory storing instructions for said processor to process said operating control of
one or more of the following:

temperature controls,
pump controls, and
peripheral control;
said first memory of said microcomputer further storing instructions for said operating control to determine boiler flow for
processing by said second processor, said instructions for said operating control to determine boiler flow comprises the steps
of:

(a) determine a power P at a running speed;
(b) determine a cubed ratio R by calculating the cube of a ratio between a full speed and said running speed;
(c) determine a result C by multiplying said power P determined in (a) by said cubed ratio R determined in (b);
(d) find an associated full speed flow Ffs from the value obtained at (c);

(e) determine actual flow Fa by dividing said associated full speed flow Ffs found by (d) by a ratio of full speed to actual speed; and

(f) verify flow Fa of (e).

US Pat. No. 9,822,746

FUEL INJECTION CONTROL APPARATUS

KEIHIN CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A fuel injection control apparatus which controls a fuel injection valve that is equipped with a valve seat, a valve element,
a movable core independent of the valve element, and a stationary core stopping displacement of the movable core, the fuel
injection control apparatus comprising:
a first valve opening timing determination portion configured to determine a first valve opening timing on the basis of a
first collision signal that is included in input signals input from a detection portion detecting an operating state of the
fuel injection valve and indicates a timing at which the valve element starts to be opened; and

a second valve opening timing determination portion configured to determine a second valve opening timing on the basis of
a second collision signal that is included in the input signals input and indicates a timing at which the valve element is
fully opened.

US Pat. No. 9,821,503

MELT PROCESSING PLANT

GALA INDUSTRIES, INC., E...

1. A melt processing plant, comprising:
a melt charger for charging a processing head with melt;
a diverter valve between the melt charger and the processing head for discharging the melt past the processing head;
a splitter for splitting the discharged melt strand flowing out of the diverter valve into melt portions, said splitter including
a movable splitter head with a plurality of melt channels, each of said plurality of melt channels being brought cyclically
into flow connection with a discharge channel coming from the diverter valve by moving the splitter head, the discharge channel
having an outlet; and

the melt channels of the splitter head having at least a step-like cross-sectional enlargement in their inflow portion, a
cross-sectional shape different from the outlet cross-section of the discharge channel, and an open orifice region out of
the splitter, upstream of the step-like cross-sectional enlargement the melt channels having an at least partly rounded cross-sectional
shape and downstream of said cross-sectional enlargement the melt channels having a polygonal cross-sectional shape.

US Pat. No. 9,826,633

ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING TEXTILE DEVICE

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A device comprising:
a first electrically conductive textile portion;
a second electrically conductive textile portion, the first and second textile portions being electrically isolated from each
other; and

an electrical element having a first contact pad being electrically connected to the first textile portion and a second contact
pad being electrically connected to the second textile portion;

wherein the first and second textile portions are adapted to supply the electrical element with electrical power.

US Pat. No. 9,825,534

DUMMY LOAD CONTROLLERS AND CONTROL METHODS FOR POWER SUPPLIES CAPABLE OF QUICKLY LOWERING OUTPUT VOLTAGE AT OUTPUT NODE

LEADTREND TECHNOLOGY CORP...

11. A dummy-load control unit, suitable for a power supply with a primary winding and a secondary winding isolated from each
other, wherein the secondary winding is configured to de-energize and to build an output voltage at an output node for powering
a load, the dummy-load control unit comprising:
a detection node coupled to the secondary winding;
a first comparator with a first input coupled to the detection node, a second input coupled to a reference voltage and an
output providing a comparison result;

a debounce circuit coupled to the first comparator for turning on a timeout signal when the comparison result has stayed in
a first predetermined value for a predetermined reference time;

a second comparator for comparing the output voltage with a predetermined voltage; and
a logic coupled to the debounce circuit and the second comparator;
wherein when the output voltage exceeds the predetermined voltage and the timeout signal is turned on, the logic provides
a discharge path for discharging the output node to lower the output voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,824,783

X-RAY SHIELDING APPARATUS AND METHOD

KOREA INSTITUTE OF GEOSCI...

1. A radiation shielding apparatus comprising:
a shielding box unit into which a radiation generating device is inserted;
a locking unit disposed on an outside of the shielding box unit;
an operation display unit disposed on the outside of the shielding box unit to display a locked state of the locking unit;
and

a control unit for controlling an operation of each of the radiation generating device and the operation display unit,
wherein, the shielding box unit comprises
(a) a cover,
(b) a shielding box locked with the cover by the locking unit and having a sidewall and a bottom surface,
(c) a sample holder therein,
(d) a through-hole defined in one side of the sidewall to allow a line to pass therethrough,
(e) a line guiding unit disposed in front of the through-hole and having a first plate and a second plate, each of which is
manufactured with two layers in which lead is added on the inside of an aluminum plate, at a front side of the through-hole,
and

(f) the first plate is bent so that a bent portion of the first plate is disposed in front of the through-hole and the second
plate is bent so that a bent portion of the second plate is disposed in front of the through-hole, and

(g) the bent portion of the first plate and the bent portion of the second plate are disposed in parallel and spaced a predetermined
distance apart from each other, thereby preventing the radiation from leaking through the through-hole.

US Pat. No. 9,824,578

HOME AUTOMATION CONTROL USING CONTEXT SENSITIVE MENUS

EchoStar Technologies Int...

1. A method for automation control using a mobile device, comprising:
receiving, using an input interface, input corresponding to selection of a remote controlled home automation device;
capturing, using an image sensor, an image of a house-hold object to designate as a control marker for the remote controlled
home automation device;

capturing, using a position sensor, a position of the mobile device to associate with control marker;
generating a template for the control marker using the position and the image;
determining a relative position of the mobile device in relation to the house-hold object designated as a control marker for
the remote controlled home automation device;

capturing, using the image sensor, a second image of the house-hold object;
determining that the mobile device is pointing at the control marker by analyzing the second image, the relative position,
and the template;

providing an indication that the mobile device is pointing at the control marker;
determining a user interface for the remote controlled home automation device; and
providing the user interface on the mobile device for interacting with the remote controlled home automation device;
wherein the user interface includes features specific to the remote controlled home automation device.

US Pat. No. 9,824,547

CASH REGISTER SYSTEM WITH PIVOTABLE ARMS

Wincor Nixdorf Internatio...

1. A cash register system, comprising:
a carrier unit (12) configured for mounting the cash register system (10, 100) on a base surface,

a first display unit (18) configured for displaying information to an operator or a customer, and

a first arm (16) configured for holding the display unit (18), the first arm (16) having a first section (24) and a second section (28) pivotable relative to the first section (24), an end of the first section (24) opposite the second section (28) being mounted to the carrier unit (12), the first display unit (18) being arranged on the second section (28), wherein

a receiving area (36) being delimited by the carrier unit (12) and the first section (30) of the first arm (16) and being configured for receiving a receipt printer (38),

the second section (28) is articulated to the first section (24) so that in a first position the second section (28) is arranged above the receiving area (36) and in a second position the second section (28) is arranged so that an area above the receiving area (36) is free.

US Pat. No. 9,823,229

HYDROGEN SENSOR AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A hydrogen sensor, comprising:
a substrate;
a metal oxide layer formed over the substrate;
a catalytic pattern formed over the metal oxide layer;
a protective layer formed over the metal oxide layer and the catalytic pattern;
a second recess formed over an upper surface of the metal oxide layer; and
wherein the catalytic pattern is disposed within the second recess.

US Pat. No. 9,822,365

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INHIBITING EXPRESSION OF THE PCSK9 GENE

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A double-stranded ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) for inhibiting expression of a human proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin
9 (PCSK9) gene in a cell, wherein the dsRNA comprises a sense strand and an antisense strand complementary to at least 15contiguous
nucleotides of a PCSK9 gene and comprises a duplex structure between 15 and 30base pairs in length, wherein the sense strand
comprises at least 15 contiguous nucleotides of the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO:457.

US Pat. No. 9,820,651

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR LABELING AND/OR MATCHING

University of Iowa Resear...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium comprising machine readable instructions for:
accessing a representation of a target tree, the representation having edges and vertices;
identifying a vertex in the representation that includes a first out-edge, a second out-edge and an in-edge, where the second
out-edge is a terminal edge and where a first vertex defines one end of the first out-edge and a second vertex defines one
end of the in-edge, and where the vertex, the first vertex, and the second vertex are different from each other; and

introducing an edge to the representation that extends between the first vertex and second vertex,
where the target tree comprises a human airway tree.

US Pat. No. 9,826,592

LAMP HAVING ILLUMINATION MODULES WITH DIFFERENT PERCENTAGE OF LUMINANCE ADJUSTMENT

Qisda (Suzhou) Co., Ltd, ...

1. A lamp comprising:
a first illumination module comprising a first light-emitting surface;
a second illumination module comprising a second light-emitting surface connected to the first light-emitting surface; and
a control circuit coupled to the first illumination module and the second illumination module;
wherein a percentage of luminance increasing of the first illumination module is less than a percentage of luminance increasing
of the second illumination module when the control circuit increases the luminance of the first illumination module and the
luminance of the second illumination module; and

wherein the lamp is used on a desktop comprising an information-device-use area corresponding to the first light-emitting
surface and a reading-writing area corresponding to the second light-emitting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,826,501

PAGING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A paging method of a user equipment (UE), comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a paging message at an extended paging occasion in each extended paging cycle; and
receiving, by the UE, a paging retransmission message at one or more specific paging occasions other than the extended paging
occasion in at least one extended paging cycle, so that the UE receives a message about paging at least twice in at least
one extended paging cycle.

US Pat. No. 9,826,080

SHARING A SINGLE EXTERNAL ACCESSORY CONNECTION OF A MOBILE DEVICE ACROSS MULTIPLE APPLICATION PROGRAMS

Airbiquity Inc., Seattle...

1. A mobile device, comprising:
a server application component to couple the mobile device to a motor vehicle via a wired connection or a short range wireless
connection;

a plurality of client application components, each client application component including a client interface for communications
with the server application component;

wherein the server application component includes a server interface for communications with the client application components
and is configured to manage a session with a remote component of the motor vehicle, and to process bidirectional control messaging
between an active one at a time of the plurality of client application components and the remote component of the motor vehicle
over a connection of said session, the server interface is configured to encapsulate original control messages originating
from the motor vehicle by applying headers to the original control messages, the headers to be removed by the client interfaces,
each header to include a selected one of a plurality of unique identifiers that correspond to the plurality of client application
components, respectively;

wherein the client interfaces are configured to identify received encapsulated messages based on the unique identifiers, unwrap
the received encapsulated messages, and transmit the original control messages to the client application components.

US Pat. No. 9,822,941

UPRIGHT LAMP HAVING LENGTH ADJUSTABLE LAMP-POST

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. An upright lamp having length adjustable lamp-post comprising a lamp-post, a plug mounted on the lamp-post, and a fastener
configured for connecting the lamp-post and the plug, the lamp-post having a jack opened therein, the plug being inserted
into the jack, the plug having a uniform cross section area and cross section shape with that of the jack, a hole being opened
in the plug along axial direction thereof and being configured for receiving the fastener, the hole being intersected with
a side wall of the plug, the fastener being threaded into the hole after the plug is inserted into the jack.

US Pat. No. 9,820,571

LIFT STAND WITH ARMS

Ergotron, Inc., St. Paul...

1. A lift system comprising:
a bracket configured to support an object;
a four-bar arm mechanism having a first end and a second end, the first end being movably engaged to the bracket;
at least one cam engaged to the second end of the four-bar arm mechanism; and
a base including:
a cam follower configured to engage the at least one cam and move laterally in response to rotation of the at least one cam;
and

at least one bias element having a first end and a second end, the first end engaged to the cam follower.