US Pat. No. 9,832,834

TOILET SEAT LIGHTING APPARATUS

1. A lighting apparatus for a bathroom toilet including:
motion sensing means for detecting motion when an individual enters a bathroom;
pressure sensing means for detecting pressure when a toilet seat of the toilet is moved to a horizontal position;
first means responsive to the motion sensing means and pressure sensing means for generating a first predetermined signal
when motion and pressure are detected and for generating a second predetermined signal when only motion is detected;

a first illuminating means for providing light in the bathroom and for providing an indication when the toilet seat is down;
a second illuminating means for providing light in the bathroom and for providing an indication when the toilet seat is up;
a second means responsive to the first means for activating the first illuminating means when the first predetermined signal
is generated and for activating a second illuminating means when the second predetermined signal is generated.

US Pat. No. 9,827,410

MEDICAL CONNECTOR FOR USE WITH THE FLUID DELIVERY SYSTEM AND FLUID PATH

BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC, Wh...

1. A two-part medical connector, comprising:
a first part and a second part, the first part comprising:
a first luer member; and
a first annular member surrounding the first luer member and having a first internal engagement structure and a first external
engagement structure,

the second part comprising:
a second luer member; and
at least a second external engagement structure on an external portion of the second luer member,
wherein the first part is connectable to the second part to form a fluid delivery path by engaging the first luer member with
the second luer member and by engaging the first internal engagement structure with the second external engagement structure,

wherein the first internal engagement structure, the first external engagement structure, and the second external engagement
structure are threaded, and

wherein a distal end of the first luer member is recessed within the first annular member.

US Pat. No. 9,832,916

EMI SHIELDING DEVICE FOR AN OPTICAL TRANSCEIVER

Source Photonics (Chengdu...

1. An EMI shielding device for an optical transceiver, comprising:
a shell with an optical interface at a first end and an electrical interface at a second end,
wherein said shell includes a base and an upper cover,
said upper cover comprises an upper cover plate and at least two flanks, each flank having an upper cover lateral plate that
extends downward and that includes a lower end or surface,

said base comprising a base plate having at least two flanks, each flank having a base side baffle,
an engagement structure comprising one or more tongues or tabs on one of the upper cover and the base, and one or more grooves
or slots on the other of the upper cover and the base, the one or more tongues or tabs being insertable into the one or more
grooves or slots;

at least said upper cover plate being between the base side baffles,
each lower end or surface of said upper cover lateral plates adjacent to the optical interface has serrations thereon, wherein
the serrations comprise a conductive material and are absent in regions of the upper cover lateral plates in or near the electrical
interface, and

said EMI shielding device further comprises a conductive gasket under the serrations and in contact with the base, wherein
the base comprises a locating groove that accommodates the conductive gasket, has a width of up to 1.5 times a width of the
conductive gasket, and a depth of up to 5 times a height of the conductive gasket.

US Pat. No. 9,832,913

METHOD OF OPERATING A COOLING APPARATUS TO PROVIDE STABLE TWO-PHASE FLOW

EBULLIENT, INC., Madison...

1. A method of providing stable operation of a cooling apparatus comprising two-phase bubbly flow, the method comprising:
providing a cooling apparatus comprising:
a primary cooling loop comprising: a pump configured to provide a flow of single-phase liquid coolant at a pump outlet; a
reservoir fluidly connected to the primary cooling loop and located upstream of the pump and configured to store a supply
of single-phase liquid coolant for the pump; and one or more heat sink modules fluidly connected to the primary cooling loop,
wherein each heat sink module is configured to mount on and remove heat from a heat-providing surface;

a first bypass having a first end and a second end, the first end of the first bypass being fluidly connected to the primary
cooling loop downstream of the pump outlet, the second end of the first bypass being fluidly connected to the primary cooling
loop at the reservoir, the first bypass comprising a first heat exchanger and a first pressure regulator, the first pressure
regulator configured to regulate a first bypass flow of the flow of single-phase liquid coolant through the first heat exchanger,
the first heat exchanger configured to subcool the first bypass flow of coolant below a saturation temperature of the coolant;
and

a second bypass having a first end and a second end, the first end of the second bypass being fluidly connected to the primary
cooling loop downstream of the pump outlet and downstream of the first end of the first bypass and upstream of the one or
more heat sink modules, the second end of the second bypass being fluidly connected to the primary cooling loop downstream
of the one or more heat sink modules and upstream of the reservoir, the second bypass comprising a second pressure regulator
configured to regulate a second bypass flow of the single-phase liquid coolant through the second bypass;

setting the first pressure regulator in the first bypass to allow about 30-70% of the flow from the pump outlet to be pumped
through the first bypass as the first bypass flow;

setting the second pressure regulator in the second bypass to allow 15-50% of the flow from the pump outlet to be pumped through
the second bypass as the second bypass flow, wherein a remaining portion of the flow of single-phase liquid coolant is pumped
through the one or more heat sink modules and is transformed into two-phase bubbly flow within the one or more heat sink modules
as heat is transferred to the remaining portion of the flow from the one or more heat providing surfaces.

US Pat. No. 9,832,912

COMPUTER SERVER HEAT REGULATION UTILIZING INTEGRATED PRECISION AIR FLOW

DHK Storage, LLC, Herndo...

1. A server facility comprising:
a building defining an enclosed building interior and having building inlet conduit for sealed movement of gas within said
building and outlet conduit for exhausting gas to a heat reservoir;

a server rack stand comprising lateral support members defining an interior void and an airflow inlet passage, in fluid communication
with said building inlet conduit, and an airflow outlet passage, in fluid communication with said building outlet conduit;

a substantially sealed computer, adapted to releasably affix between lateral support members of said server rack stand, having
case defining an airflow inlet opening and an airflow outlet opening dimensioned to be positioned upon said affixation proximate
to said airflow inlet passage and said airflow outlet passage, respectively;

server conduit forming a sealed connection between said airflow inlet opening and said airflow inlet passage, and said airflow
opening outlet and said airflow outlet passage;

an airflow source for urging air from said building inlet conduit to said heat reservoir.

US Pat. No. 9,832,911

AIR HANDLING UNIT AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

Airedale International Ai...

1. An air handling unit comprising:
an enclosure defining a rectangular prism;
a return air inlet arranged in a first quadrant of the enclosure;
a supply air outlet arranged in a second quadrant of the enclosure opposite the first quadrant;
an ambient cooling air inlet arranged in a third quadrant of the enclosure;
an ambient cooling air outlet arranged in a fourth quadrant of the enclosure opposite the third quadrant; and
a cross-flow air to air heat exchanger generally centrally located within the enclosure, wherein the second quadrant and the
third quadrant are located in the lower half of the enclosure and the first quadrant and the fourth quadrant are located in
the upper half of the enclosure;

a make-up air section arranged between the second quadrant and the fourth quadrant;
a plurality of supply air blowers located within the second quadrant;
a plurality of exhaust air blowers located within the fourth quadrant;
a first make-up air flow path extending through the make-up air section from a first location within the fourth quadrant and
downstream of the exhaust air blowers to a second location within the second quadrant and upstream of the supply air blowers;
and

a second make-up air flow path extending through the make-up air section from the exterior of the enclosure to the second
location.

US Pat. No. 9,832,897

METHOD OF ASSEMBLING A MODULAR MULTI-PANEL DISPLAY SYSTEM

ULTRAVISION TECHNOLOGIES,...

1. A method of assembling a modular multi-panel display system, the method comprising:
receiving from a first location a plurality of integrated display panel sub-assemblies comprising a plurality of display panels
detachably mounted to a mechanical support structure, each sub-assembly including a plurality of display panels arranged in
an array, wherein each display panel comprises a waterproof outer front surface and includes:

a shell comprising a hollow region therein;
an array of light emitting diodes comprising a plurality of rows of light emitting diodes and a plurality of columns of light
emitting diodes so as to form a display panel surface;

circuitry coupled to the array of light emitting diodes and disposed within the hollow region of the shell; and
a power converter electrically coupled to the circuitry, wherein the power converter is configured to receive an alternating
current (AC) at an input and to output a direct current (DC); and

at a second location remote from the first location, building the modular multi-panel display system by assembling the sub-assemblies
into an integrated display panel.

US Pat. No. 9,832,895

DISPLAY DEVICE

Saturn Licensing LLC, Ne...

7. A display device comprising
an assembly including:
a stand placed on an installation plane, and
a display section supported by the stand, the display section including:
a display; and
a weight object provided adjacent to a back face side of the display, the stand having a contact portion in contact with the
installation plane,

wherein, when viewed from a side of the display device, a footprint of the contact portion is within a footprint of the display
section.

US Pat. No. 9,832,893

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH CASE HAVING UNITARY FIXTURE REINFORCEMENT AND ROOF FOR CONNECTOR APERTURE

FUJITSU TEN LIMITED, Kob...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:
a case in which an electronic substrate having a connector is stored;
an aperture formed in a side surface of the case, the connector being accessible through the aperture;
a fixture by which the case is fixed to a mounting surface, the fixture projecting outward from the side surface of the case
and the fixture extending substantially in a vertical direction when the case is fixed to the mounting surface;

a first roof that extends over and covers an area above the aperture so as to receive water drops flowing down along the side
surface of the case to thereby prevent the water drops from reaching the aperture, the first roof projecting outward from
the side surface of the case; and

a first reinforcement that connects a portion of the fixture to the side surface of the case to reinforce the fixture, the
portion of the fixture including an end portion of the fixture that extends in the vertical direction, wherein

the first roof and the first reinforcement are a single piece of material that includes a wall projecting outward from the
side surface, the wall having a first edge fixed to the side surface and a second edge fixed to the end portion of the fixture.

US Pat. No. 9,831,691

POWER STORAGE SYSTEM AND CELL PROTECTION METHOD WHICH PROTECTS THE CELL BY BOTH CUTTING FROM THE CELL PACK AND THE CELL PACK FROM THE SYSTEM

NEC ENERGY DEVICES, LTD.,...

1. A power storage system provided with a secondary cell pack and further including a system protection unit having a system
protection function that cuts the electrical connection between said secondary cell pack and the outside of said power storage
system; wherein:
said secondary cell pack comprises a secondary cell and a cell protection unit having a cell protection function that cuts
the electrical connection between said secondary cell and the outside of said secondary cell pack;

said cell protection unit monitors a state value that indicates the state of said secondary cell and controls execution of
said system protection function and said cell protection function based on said state value;

said cell protection unit executes said system protection function or said cell protection function based on said state value
when said state value diverges from a normal range that has been determined in advance;

when said state value diverges from said normal range, said cell protection unit executes said system protection function
or said cell protection function based on change of said state value when said state value is within a warning range that
is adjacent to said normal range, and executes said cell protection function when said state value is within a cell halt range
that is adjacent to said warning range and is not within said normal range; and

when said state value is within said warning range, said cell protection unit predicts a halt postponement time that extends
until protection of said secondary cell becomes necessary based on change of said state value, executes said system protection
function when said halt postponement time is longer than a system halt delay time that was determined in advance, and executes
said cell protection function when said halt postponement time is equal to or less than said system halt delay time.

US Pat. No. 9,831,453

FOUR-TERMINAL GATE-CONTROLLED THIN-FILM ORGANIC THYRISTOR

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHN...

23. A thyristor, comprising:
a two-layer semiconductor area that comprises a hole transport layer (HTL) and an adjacent electron transport layer (ETL);
a source terminal coupled to the HTL and the ETL;
a drain terminal coupled to the HTL and the ETL;
an emitter terminal coupled to the HTL;
a dielectric layer coupled to the source terminal, the drain terminal, and the ETL; and
a gate terminal coupled to the dielectric layer, wherein the thyristor is configured to exhibit negative differential resistance
(NDR) characteristics controllable by one or more of the gate terminal and the drain terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,831,416

PIEZOELECTRIC MEMBER THAT ACHIEVES HIGH SOUND SPEED, ACOUSTIC WAVE APPARATUS, AND PIEZOELECTRIC MEMBER MANUFACTURING METHOD

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A piezoelectric member comprising:
a silicon-containing substrate; and
a piezoelectric layer disposed on the silicon-containing substrate; wherein
at least a surface layer of the piezoelectric layer on a side opposite to the silicon-containing substrate is made of BxAl1-xN, wherein 0
a portion of the piezoelectric layer made of BxAl1-xN contains a wurtzite-type crystal of BxAl1-xN, and

the portion of the piezoelectric layer made of BxAl1-xN is C-axis oriented so that a (0001) plane is parallel to a surface of the silicon-containing substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,832,920

METHOD FOR EQUIPPING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

1. Method for equipping printed circuit boards on an equipping machine, the printed circuit boards being of a first length,
the equipping machine being realized to equip printed circuit boards of a second length, the second length being more than
twice as great as the first length, the equipping machine having an input section and an equipping section, the equipping
section being disposed after the input section in a direction of conveyance of the printed circuit boards, the printed circuit
boards of the first length and the printed circuit boards of the second length being transportable, in their longitudinal
direction, from the input section into the equipping station, having the following method steps:
transporting a first printed circuit board of first length out of the input section and into the equipping section;
disposing the first printed circuit board on an equipping post of the equipping section;
transporting at least one second printed circuit board of first length out of the input section and into a buffer region of
the equipping section, the buffer region being disposed between the equipping post and the input section;

fixing the first printed circuit board to the equipping post in a releasable manner;
equipping the first printed circuit board;
releasing the fixing of the first printed circuit board;
transporting the first printed circuit board out of the equipping section; and
transporting a second printed circuit board, which is disposed adjacently to the equipping post, out of the buffer region
and onto the equipping post.

US Pat. No. 9,832,919

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT COMPONENT MOUNTING HEAD

FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO., LT...

1. An electronic circuit component mounting head comprising:
a head main body;
a raising-lowering member which is guided on the head main body as to be capable of being raised and/or lowered;
a first raising-lowering driving device which raises and/or lowers the raising-lowering member with respect to the head main
body;

a component holding tool which holds an electronic circuit component and is held by the raising-lowering member as to be capable
of being raised and/or lowered relative to the raising-lowering member;

a second raising-lowering driving device which is raised and/or lowered together with the raising-lowering member by the first
raising-lowering driving device and which raises and/or lowers the component holding tool relative to the raising-lowering
member;

a biasing device provided between the raising-lowering member and the component holding tool, the biasing device biases the
component holding tool either up or down relative to the raising-lowering member; and

a stopper provided on the raising-lowering member,
wherein the second raising-lowering driving device engages with the component holding tool against a biasing force of the
biasing device without acting via an elastic member, and in that state, the second raising-lowering driving device mounts
the electronic circuit component on a circuit substrate,

wherein the stopper defines the upper raising limit or lower lowering limit of the component holding tool based on the biasing
force of the biasing device, and

wherein the second raising-lowering driving device separates the component holding tool, which contacts the stopper due to
the biasing force of the biasing device, from the stopper against the biasing force of the biasing device, and in that state,
the second raising-lowering driving device mounts the electronic circuit component on the circuit substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,832,917

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBING SHEET AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

AMOSENSE CO., LTD., Cheo...

1. An electromagnetic wave absorbing sheet comprising:
at least one layer thin-film magnetic sheet which is broken and separated into a plurality of broken pieces having gaps between
the broken pieces by a flake-processing, the broken pieces having a size of no larger than 3 mm;

a protective film that is adhered on one surface of the thin-film magnetic sheet, wherein the protective film includes a first
adhesive layer provided on the one surface of the thin-film magnetic sheet, and a portion of the first adhesive layer is filled
into the gaps; and

a double-sided tape that is adhered on the other surface of the thin-film magnetic sheet, wherein the double-sided tape includes
a second adhesive layer provided on the other surface of the thin-film magnetic sheet, and a portion of the second adhesive
layer is filled into the gaps,

wherein the thin-film magnetic sheet has an imaginary part permeability component of not less than 50 at 300 MHz.

US Pat. No. 9,832,915

PRESSURE LOCKING BOARD LEVEL SHIELD ASSEMBLIES

Laird Technologies, Inc.,...

1. A board level shield (BLS) assembly for electromagnetic interference mitigation comprising a fence and a lid, wherein:
the lid comprises a planar surface of material having sidewalls descending from the planar surface to form an interior region,
and the lid is complementary in shape to the fence such that the lid is attachable to the fence such that the sidewalls of
the lid at least partially cover a perimeter of the fence;

the lid further comprises at least one interior tab positioned towards the interior region of the lid away from the sidewalls
of the lid by a distance substantially equal to a thickness of the fence;

the lid and fence together include a latching mechanism for attachment of the lid to the fence; and
the fence further includes at least one inward protrusion positioned such that, when the lid is attached to the fence via
the latching mechanism, the at least one inward protrusion of the fence pushes the at least one interior tab of the lid at
least slightly towards the interior region of the lid;
wherein:
the lid comprises a frame and a cover;
the frame comprises a perimeter rim extending inwardly from a top of the frame;
the perimeter rim includes inner edges that define an open top of the frame; and
the cover comprises a substantially horizontal portion of material affixed to the perimeter rim to cover the open top of the
frame.

US Pat. No. 9,832,914

STRUCTURE FOR SHIELDING ELECTRONOMAGNETIC WAVES

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

1. A structure for shielding electromagnetic waves comprising:
an electromagnetic wave generator configured to generate electromagnetic waves;
a shielding structure configured to surround at least a portion of the electromagnetic wave generator; and
a metal layer provided on inner surfaces of upper and side portions of the shielding structure, the metal layer having a predetermined
surface roughness,

wherein the surface roughness of the inner surface of the upper portion of the shielding structure is in a range of 5.0 to
7.0 ?m, and the surface roughness of the inner surface of the side portion of the shielding structure is in a range of 0.1
to 3.0 ?m,

wherein the surface roughness of the upper portion of the shielding structure and the surface roughness of the side portion
of the shielding structure are different from each other, and

wherein the shielding structure has an electromagnetic wave shielding efficiency in a range of 72.1˜75.4 for electromagnetic
waves having a frequency band of 30 MHz to 1 GHz, and the shielding structure has an electromagnetic wave shielding efficiency
in a range of 28.3˜33.4 for electromagnetic waves having a frequency band of 1.1 GHz˜10 GHz.

US Pat. No. 9,832,908

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAI...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a plurality of vent holes provided on a side face of the electronic apparatus and configured to communicate an inside and
an outside of the electronic apparatus with each other therethrough;

a fan configured to suck or discharge air through the plurality of vent holes;
a first groove formed on the side face and extending in a forward and rearward direction; the plurality of vent holes being
formed on an inner face of the first groove of the side face;

a second groove is formed on a rear face of the electronic apparatus so as to extend in a leftward and rightward direction
and connect at an end portion thereof to a rear end of the first groove;

a third groove is formed on a front face of the electronic apparatus so as to extend in a leftward and rightward direction;
and

at least one of an aperture for exposing a connector therethrough and a vent hole is formed on an inner face of the second
groove.

US Pat. No. 9,832,888

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

Avary Holding (Shenzhen) ...

1. A method of manufacturing a circuit board, comprising:
providing a substrate with double-side copper layers, wherein the substrate comprises a base layer, a first copper layer and
a second copper layer, the first copper layer and the second copper layer are formed on opposite surfaces of the base layer;

opening a through hole on the substrate, wherein the through hole comprises a first hole and a second hole communicating with
the first hole, the first hole penetrates through the base layer and the second hole penetrates through the first copper layer;
forming a wire layer by copper plating, wherein the wire layer comprises a first portion filled in the through hole and a
second portion formed on the first portion extending in a direction facing away from the base layer, the wire layer is electrically
conductive between the first copper layer and the second copper layer through the first portion; wherein the manufacturing
method of forming the wire layer is further comprising the steps of:
applying a first photosensitive film and a second photosensitive film on the opposite surfaces of the substrate, the first
photosensitive film covers the first copper layer and the open end of the through hole, the second photosensitive film covers
the second copper layer;

forming a mask pattern on the first and second photosensitive films after exposing and developing the first and second photosensitive
films, the mask pattern comprises an opening which corresponds to the open end of the through hole, the aperture diameter
of the opening is less than the aperture diameter of the through hole;
forming a wire layer corresponding to the mask pattern by copper plating, the second portion is filled in the opening; and
removing the first and second photosensitive films; and
removing the first copper layer and the second copper layer which are not covered with the wire layer by using a quick etching
treatment so as to respectively form a first wire pattern layer and a second wire pattern layer, and the first portion which
is flush with the first copper layer and not cover with the second portion.

US Pat. No. 9,832,886

METHOD FOR FORMING WIRING

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPO...

1. A method for forming a wiring having a structure in which wiring elements between which an insulating resin layer is interposed
are connected via a contact hole, the method comprising:
applying a metal nanoparticle ink that exhibits electrical conductivity upon light absorption to a contact hole formation
portion of an upper face of the insulating resin layer formed on a lower wiring element; and

irradiating the metal nanoparticle ink with light to render metal nanoparticles included the metal nanoparticle ink conductive
and sintered by the irradiated light and also to remove a part of the insulating resin layer by heat emitted from the metal
nanoparticle ink so as to form the contact hole, the part of the insulating resin layer lying under the portion of the face
to which the metal nanoparticle ink is applied,

wherein when the contact hole is formed, a process in which the metal nanoparticles become sintered and conductive proceeds
in parallel with a process in which the part of the insulating resin layer melts, decomposes, and disappears by action of
heat.

US Pat. No. 9,832,885

CIRCUIT BOARD, ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A circuit board comprising:
a first insulating layer;
a circuit pattern disposed on an upper surface of the first insulating layer and comprising a circuit patter portion and a
connection pad portion;

a second insulating layer made of a solder resist and formed on the first insulating layer and the circuit pattern so as to
cover the circuit pattern, the second insulating layer having an opening formed therein to expose at least a portion of the
connection pad portion; and

a contact pad formed on an upper surface of the second insulating layer and on an inner wall of the opening, one end of the
contact pad being in contact with the connection pad portion to be electrically connected to the connection pad portion.

US Pat. No. 9,829,809

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING A MASK TO A MASK HOLDER

APPLIED MATERIALS ISRAEL ...

1. A system for coupling a mask to a mask holder that comprises a mask holder base and a mask holder cover, the system comprising:
a base;
an aperture that is shaped and sized to facilitate a passage of a mask and the mask holder cover through the aperture;
mask holder cover supporting elements that are arranged to move between an upper holder cover position and a lower holder
cover position while supporting the mask holder cover;

mask supporting elements that are arranged to move between an upper mask position and a lower mask position while supporting
the mask;

mask holder base supporting elements that are arranged to support the mask holder base without preventing the passage of the
mask through the aperture; and

an electrical tester arranged to test conductivity between the mask, the mask holder base and the mask holder cover;
wherein when the mask holder cover supporting elements are at the upper holder cover position and the mask supporting elements
are at the upper mask position the mask holder cover, the mask and the base are spaced apart from each other and the mask
holder cover is positioned above the mask and the mask holder base;

wherein when the mask holder cover supporting elements are at the lower holder cover position and the mask supporting elements
are at the lower mask position, the mask holder cover, the mask and the base are connected to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,829,447

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE ANALYZER AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING SAMPLE THEREOF

Hitachi High-Tech Science...

1. An X-ray fluorescence analyzer comprising:
a sample stage on which a sample is placed;
a sample moving mechanism configured to move the sample stage;
an X-ray source configured to irradiate the sample with a primary X-ray;
a detector configured to detect a fluorescent X-ray generated from the sample irradiated with the primary X-ray;
an imaging device configured to image the sample on the sample stage;
a display device which displays the image obtained by the imaging device on a screen;
a pointing device configured to designate a specific position on the screen for allowing an input at the specific position;
an image processing device configured to display a mark at the input position on the screen by the pointing device; and
a control device configured to:
control the sample moving mechanism and the image processing device; and
when the sample stage is moved by the sample moving mechanism, control the image processing device to display the mark on
the screen with moving the mark in the same moving direction as that of the sample stage by the same moving distance;

wherein the control device has a function of storing position data of the mark corresponding onto the sample stage based on
the input position and the image on the screen, and

wherein after the mark is moved out of a display area of the screen due to the movement of the sample stage, when the mark
based on the position data of the mark is positioned within the display area again due to a further movement of the sample
stage, the image processing device displays the mark in the display area again based on the position data of the mark.

US Pat. No. 9,829,162

STRING LAMP

DONGGUAN FAYEUNG LIGHTING...

1. A string lamp, comprising: a bulb with two lamp pins extending out from a lower end thereof; a lamp holder configured for
receiving and holding a lower part of the bulb and defining at least one wire hole in a lower part thereof, the two lamp pins
passing through the at least one wire hole; a capacitor with two connecting pins extending out from a bottom end thereof,
the two connecting pins being folded outwardly towards opposite sides of the capacitor firstly and then upwardly to attach
an outside wall of the capacitor; two separately arranged conductive pieces, each of which electrically connected to a wire;
and a hollow connecting base configured for accommodating the two conductive pieces and detachably receiving the capacitor
and at least a part of the lamp holder; wherein each conductive piece is electrically contacted with a corresponding one of
the two lamp pins and a corresponding one of the two connecting pins, so as to realize parallel connection of the bulb and
the capacitor; the capacitor and the lamp holder is configured in the connecting base in a separably embedded mode, wherein
the capacitor is substantially cylindrical and is configured under the lamp holder, the hollow connecting base defines a substantially
cylindrical cavity for receiving and holding the capacitor to prevent undesirable movement of the capacitor relative to an
inner wall of the hollow connecting base, each connecting pin of the capacitor is clamped between the outside wall of the
capacitor and a corresponding one of the two conductive pieces, and wherein the capacitor is an electrolytic capacitor with
a high reverse breakdown voltage 2˜16 volts, wherein the string lamp further comprises a fixed seat configured for containing
the capacitor, wherein the fixed seat comprises a substantially U-shaped clamping piece configured for being inserted by a
low part of the lamp holder and two second guide blocks arranged on two unsealed sides of the U-shaped clamping piece, a slot
or two wire holes for the connecting pins of the capacitor to extend out are formed in the bottom of the U-shaped clamping
piece or the lower parts of the two second guide blocks, and the connecting pins are bent upwards after extending out from
the slot or the two wire holes and are tightly attached to outside walls of the second guide blocks.

US Pat. No. 9,832,918

EMR ABSORBING SERVER VENT

Arc Technologies, Inc., ...

1. A vent for use in an electronic device for absorbing electromagnetic radiation, comprising:
a body comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and a radiation-absorbing filler distributed within said thermoplastic
polymer for absorbing electromagnetic radiation, wherein said filler comprises any of carbon black, carbon fiber, and graphene,

said body further comprising a plurality of openings,
wherein said body is adapted for coupling to a frame of an electronic device to absorb electromagnetic radiation and to allow
heat transfer via air flow through said openings between an interior of the frame and an external environment, and

wherein the vent exhibits an insertion loss greater than about ?5 dB for radiation frequencies in a range of about 1 GHz to
about 110 GHz.

US Pat. No. 9,832,909

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT COOLING DEVICE AND POWER CONVERTER HAVING ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT COOLING DEVICE

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...

1. An electronic equipment cooling device, comprising:
a rectangular parallelepiped housing in which at least one heat-generating component is disposed, the housing having a first
side wall surface and a second side wall surface that are opposite to each other, and a bottom surface;

a heat radiating side-wall fin formed on the first side wall surface of the housing;
a heat radiating bottom fin formed on the bottom surface of the housing;
a cover portion that covers the side-wall fin and the bottom fin;
a chamber forming wall that defines a chamber room between the chamber forming wall and the second side wall surface of the
housing, the chamber room being in communication with a space at an inner side of the electronic equipment cooling device,
the chamber forming wall having a coolant inlet port formed therein, through which a coolant is supplied and flows through
the chamber room to the space;

a coolant supply device that supplies the coolant through the coolant inlet port; and
a flat plate-like partition portion disposed in the chamber room so as to obliquely partition the chamber room to distribute
the coolant from the coolant inlet port toward the first side wall surface, where the side-wall fin is formed, and the bottom
surface where the bottom fin is formed, wherein

the partition portion is provided as a component independent of the housing and is detachably attached to an inside of the
chamber room, and

the partition portion has a flat plate-like surface, of which an inclination angle is adjustable.

US Pat. No. 9,832,899

SIDE CLAMPING BGA SOCKET

ALCATEL LUCENT, Boulogne...

1. A socket apparatus for gripping balls of a ball grid array (BGA), comprising:
a base member of electrically insulative material;
an array of pairs of electrical contacts disposed in the base member in a configuration corresponding to a terminal ball configuration
of said BGA to be mated with the socket apparatus;

a first plate member disposed for slidable movement on said base member and having a plurality of parallel extension members
extending therefrom and configured to pass through the array of pairs of electrical contacts;

a second plate member disposed for slidable movement on said base member and having a plurality of parallel extension members
extending therefrom and configured to pass through the array of pairs of electrical contacts;

the plurality of parallel extension members of said first plate member disposed between the plurality of parallel extension
members of said second plate member;

a plurality of insulative nodules disposed on each extension member with nodules forming an array corresponding to said array
of pairs of electrical contacts; and

the first plate member and second plate member being movable relative to each other on said base member whereby the plurality
of insulative nodules urge the corresponding electrical contacts into electrical contact engagement with the balls of the
BGA in the socket.

US Pat. No. 9,832,898

MODULAR USB FLASH DRIVES WITH REPLACEABLE HOUSINGS

PNY Technologies, Inc., ...

1. A USB flash drive, comprising:
a housing comprising internal walls defining a receiving space, at least one of the internal walls having a plurality of engagement
components;

a memory main body disposed in the receiving space and comprising a hook slot component; and
a fastener disposed in the receiving space, the fastener including a plurality of protrusion components and a hook component,
the hook component engaged with the hook slot component of the memory main body, and the plurality of protrusion components
engaged with the plurality of engagement components of the housing, thereby fastening the memory main body to the housing;

wherein engagement of the plurality of protrusion components of the fastener with the plurality of engagement components of
the housing prevents movement of the memory main body with respect to the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,832,896

FLAT CABLE WIRING STRUCTURE

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RI...

1. A flat cable wiring structure, comprising:
an operation mechanism that detects a physical operation made on an operating surface and outputs a detection signal;
a control board, disposed facing the operating surface of the operation mechanism, that outputs a driving signal for imparting
vibration to the operation mechanism on the basis of the detection signal; and

a flat cable that electrically connects the operation mechanism and the control board,
wherein the flat cable comprises a routing portion that extends from the operation mechanism to the control board along a
movement direction of the operation mechanism, and

wherein the routing portion comprises a bending portion that bends at a bending angle allowing the routing portion to be routed
along the control board.

US Pat. No. 9,832,891

SSD INCLUDING A CASE, SECURING ELEMENT, CIRCUIT BOARD, AND AT LEAST ONE PACKAGE, AND METHODS OF FORMING THE SSD

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A solid state drive (SSD) comprising:
a case including a bottom surface having a first edge, a second edge, a third edge and a fourth edge, the second edge of the
bottom surface of the case being located opposite to the first edge of the bottom surface of the case, the case including
walls perpendicular to the bottom surface;

at least one securing element disposed on the bottom surface of the case of the SSD separately from the walls of the case;
a circuit board secured to the bottom surface of the case by the at least one securing element, the circuit board including
a first surface having a first side;

a plurality of circuit board connection terminals along the first edge of the case;
a plurality of connector connection terminals disposed along the first side of a first surface of the circuit board, the first
side of the first surface of the circuit board being disposed closer to the first edge of the bottom surface of the case than
to the second edge of the bottom surface of the case; and

a first package disposed on the first surface of the circuit board, and having a width and a length that is equal to or greater
than the width, the length being substantially perpendicular to the width,

a second package including a first memory controller,
wherein a first memory is included inside the first package and the first memory is a NAND flash memory,
the at least one securing element contacts at least two sides of the circuit board and receives the circuit board by a non-sliding
manner,

a first distance is greater than the width of the first package, the first distance being a shortest distance between the
circuit board and the second edge of the bottom surface of the case,

the plurality of connector connection terminals are connected to the plurality of circuit board connection terminals at the
first surface of the circuit board via a conductor, and

the at least one securing element is between the first edge and the second edge of the case and is entirely spaced apart from
the second edge of the case.

US Pat. No. 9,832,889

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A circuit board, comprising:
a main portion including a plurality of base sheets stacked in a predetermined direction;
at least one uneven portion on at least one of the base sheets;
an internal component provided in the main portion; and
an auxiliary member including a strip-shaped sheet member provided between the internal component and one of the plurality
of base sheets on which the at least one uneven portion is provided; wherein

the at least one uneven portion includes a concave portion and a convex portion extending in a direction perpendicular or
substantially perpendicular to the predetermined direction;

each of the concave portion and convex portion of the at least one uneven potion has a strip-shape when viewed in the predetermined
direction;

the concave portion is sunken in the predetermined direction;
the convex portion protrudes in an opposite direction to the predetermined direction;
an outline of the internal component is within an outline of the at least one uneven portion when viewed in a plan view in
the predetermined direction;

the at least one uneven portion is located on a side of the one of the plurality of base sheets that is farther away from
the internal component in the predetermined direction; and

the auxiliary member overlaps with the convex portion when viewed in the predetermined direction.

US Pat. No. 9,832,887

MICRO MECHANICAL ANCHOR FOR 3D ARCHITECTURE

Invensas Corporation, Sa...

1. A method of forming a component, comprising:
forming metal anchoring elements at a first surface of a support element having oppositely facing first and second surfaces,
the support element having a thickness extending in a first direction between the first and second surfaces, wherein each
anchoring element has an overhang surface, the metal anchoring elements comprising metal elements that are each supported
by a structure, each metal element having an upper surface facing away from the first surface and a lower surface remote from
the upper surface, wherein a portion of the lower surface, which extends beyond the structure which supports each metal element
respectively, defines the overhang surface;

then forming posts in corresponding openings of a mold overlying the anchoring elements respectively, the posts having first
ends proximate the first surface and second ends disposed above the first ends respectively and above the first surface,

wherein a laterally extending portion of each post contacts at least a first area of the overhang surface of the anchoring
element respectively; and

removing the mold to expose the posts above the first anchoring elements, wherein each said post projects above an exterior
surface of the component and is configured for insertion into and electrical connection with a corresponding electrically
conductive socket at an exterior surface of a separate second component which surface faces the exterior surface of the component,
wherein the component and the separate second component are each one of a microelectronic element, package substrate, interposer
or circuit panel, and

wherein the overhang surface of the anchoring element resists axial and shear forces applied to the posts at positions above
the anchoring elements, the axial and shear forces including those caused by removal of the mold.

US Pat. No. 9,832,882

METHOD FOR MAKING CONDUCTIVE PATTERN AND CONDUCTIVE PATTERN

INKTEC CO., LTD., Gyeong...

1. A conductive pattern making method comprising:
forming a groove such that its width in an inlet area is bigger than its width in an inner area;
filling the groove with a conductive ink composition; and
drying the conductive ink composition so that a solvent contained in the conductive ink composition inside the groove is volatilized
to reduce the volume of the conductive ink composition,

wherein the method further comprises refilling the groove with the conductive ink composition remaining on the surface, after
the filling or the drying, and

wherein the refilling comprises:
applying an etching solution to the surface of the substrate in order to dissolve the conductive ink composition remaining
on the surface of the substrate; and

refilling the groove by introducing the dissolved conductive ink composition remaining on the surface into the groove;
wherein the etching solution comprises at least one of ammonium carbamate, ammonium carbonate, ammonium bicarbonate, carboxylic
acid, lactone, lactam, ring-shaped acid anhydride, acid-base salt complex, acid-base-alcohol complex, and mercapto compound;

wherein the etching solution further comprises an oxidizer,
wherein the etching solution has hydrophilic characteristics such that the etching solution dissolves the conductive ink remaining
on the surface of the substrate and increases the refilling capability into the groove, and

wherein an extent of the hydrophilic characteristics of the etching solution is adjusted by adjusting the carbon number of
the ammonium carbamate, the ammonium carbonate, the ammonium bicarbonate, the carboxylic acid, the lactone, the lactam, the
ring-shaped acid anhydride, the acid-base salt complex, the acid-base-alcohol complex, or the mercapto compound.

US Pat. No. 9,832,796

MULTI-EGRESS BACKHAUL

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method for providing backhaul capacity in an ad-hoc mesh network, comprising:
attaching, at a first mobile base station that is a node of an ad-hoc mesh network, to a macro cell;
measuring, at the first mobile base station, at least one of a backhaul signal quality with the macro cell and a throughput
to the macro cell;

reporting, from the first mobile base station to a coordinating node, information comprising at least two of: a signal quality
parameter, a physical position of the first mobile base station, a cell identifier of the macro cell, and the measured throughput;

receiving, at the first mobile base station, an instruction to advertise a backhaul connection from the first mobile base
station to the macro cell to other nodes in the ad-hoc mesh network, thereby providing an increase in overall backhaul capacity
of the ad-hoc mesh network;

determining whether the macro cell is currently in use as a backhaul connection for the ad-hoc mesh network, and whether the
macro cell information exceeds a minimum quality threshold; and

sending, to the first mobile base station, an instruction to advertise the backhaul connection from the first mobile base
station to the macro cell to other nodes in the ad-hoc mesh network.

US Pat. No. 9,832,265

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SYNCHRONIZING INTEGRATIONS IN A COLLABORATION PLATFORM

ATLASSIAN PTY LTD, Sydne...

1. A computer implemented method for operating a collaboration system, the method comprising:
receiving, from a content provider, an initial integration descriptor in respect of an integration;
generating an integration identifier for the integration;
generating an initial integration token for the integration, the initial integration token uniquely identifying the initial
version of the integration;

associating, in one or more data structures, the integration identifier with the initial integration descriptor and the initial
integration token;

receiving, from a client, an installation request to install the integration in one or more rooms; and
installing the integration in the one or more rooms, wherein installing the integration in the one or more rooms comprises:
identifying, from the installation request, the one or more rooms in which the integration is to be installed;
associating, in the one or more data structures, the integration with each of the one or more rooms identified;
receiving an updated integration descriptor in respect of the integration;
generating an updated integration token for the integration, the updated integration token uniquely identifying the updated
version of the integration;

updating the one or more data structures to associate the integration identifier with the updated integration descriptor and
the updated integration token;

synchronizing one or more client devices with the updated integration.

US Pat. No. 9,831,718

TV WITH INTEGRATED WIRELESS POWER TRANSMITTER

Energous Corporation, Sa...

1. A method for wireless power transmission in a television system, comprising the steps of:
transmitting, by a first set of antennas of at least two RF antennas of a transmitter coupled to the television system, power
RF waves that converge to form controlled constructive interference at a location of a receiver coupled to an electronic device,
wherein the receiver is configured to capture RF energy from the controlled constructive interference and to power or charge
the electronic device, and wherein the transmitter with the at least two RF antennas is an individual component or an integrated
layer of the television system;

transmitting, by a second set of antennas of the at least two RF antennas of the transmitter, additional power RF waves that
converge to form controlled destructive interference, the second set of antennas being distinct from the first set of antennas;

receiving, by a communication component of the transmitter, communications from the receiver, wherein the communications from
the receiver comprise a communication signal indicating a location of the receiver relative to the transmitter, and wherein
the transmitter is configured to transmit the power RF waves that converge at the location of the receiver based upon the
communications from the receiver; and

rectifying, by a rectifier coupled to the receiver, AC voltage received from the at least two RF antennas into DC voltage
for charging the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 9,831,588

HIGH-FREQUENCY ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. An electrical connector comprising a plurality of conductive elements disposed in a column, wherein:
each of the plurality of conductive elements comprises at least one beam having at least one contact region;
the plurality of conductive elements comprises a plurality of first conductive elements, the plurality of first conductive
elements being arranged in a plurality of pairs of first conductive elements, each of the first conductive elements having
a first width;

the plurality of conductive elements further comprises a plurality of second conductive elements, wherein each of the second
conductive elements has a second width greater than the first width, and is disposed between adjacent pairs of the plurality
of pairs of first conductive elements; and

each of the second conductive elements comprises a plurality of beams, wherein:
the plurality of beams comprises at least two longer beams and at least one shorter beam,
the shorter beam is disposed separate from the two longer beams,
each of the two longer beams and the shorter beam comprises a contact region facing a first direction,
distal portions of the two longer beams are independently movable, and
the plurality of beams are positioned such that when the electrical connector is mated to a mating electrical connector and
the second conductive element makes contact with a corresponding conductive element in the mating connector, the shorter beam
terminates a stub of the corresponding conductive element comprising a wipe region provided on the corresponding conductive
element for the two longer beams.

US Pat. No. 9,831,487

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE FILM

INKTEC CO., LTD., Gyeong...

1. A method for producing a transparent electrode film, the method comprising:
forming an electrode pattern by printing an electrode pattern on a release film using a metal ink composition;
forming an insulating layer by applying a curable resin on the release film on which the electrode pattern has been formed;
after forming the insulating layer, removing the release film;
managing residue metal ink composition by removing a residue metal ink composition that remains between the electrode pattern
when printing the electrode pattern at the forming an electrode pattern, after the removing of the release film; and

forming a conductive layer by applying a conductive material on the electrode pattern from which the release film has been
removed, wherein the insulating layer serves as a substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,831,414

SURFACE MOUNTED PIEZOELECTRIC VIBRATOR

Daishinku Corporation, H...

1. A piezoelectric vibrator, comprising:
a base with insulating properties, having a rectangular outer shape in plan view, the base including a plurality of ceramic
substrate layers stacked in at least three layers and castellations extending in vertical directions and respectively formed
at four corners of the rectangular shapes of the plurality of ceramic substrate layers, the base further including a housing
portion having a plurality of internal terminal pads formed therein, and an exterior portion having at least four external
terminals formed on an outer bottom surface thereof;

an integrated circuit element electrically connected to a part of the plurality of internal terminal pads; and
a piezoelectric vibration element electrically connected to another part of the plurality of internal terminal pads and further
electrically connected to the integrated circuit element, wherein

the four external terminals are formed proximate to and in non-contact with the castellations formed at the four corners,
and one of the four external terminals constitutes an external terminal for output of alternating current,

the part and the another part of the plurality of internal terminal pads are formed on respective surfaces of the ceramic
substrate layers which are different layers (hereinafter, different layer surfaces),

externally exposed wiring patterns that provide connection between the part of the plurality of internal terminal pads and
the another part of the plurality of internal terminal pads are formed on upper surfaces of first and second castellations
alone, the first and second castellations being provided at one of pairs of corners among the four corners of the rectangular
shape of the ceramic substrate layer constituting a middle layer between the ceramic substrate layers respectively constituting
uppermost and lowermost layers of the ceramic substrate layers stacked in at least three layers,

the first castellation is a castellation located opposite to a third castellation in a long-side direction of the base, the
third castellation being provided at one of the four corners of the rectangular shape proximate to the external terminal for
output of alternating current, and

the second castellation is a castellation provided at one of the four corners diagonally opposite to the third castellation
on the rectangular shape of the base in plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,831,370

SOLAR CELL, CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC UNIT, CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE

Sumitomo Electric Industr...

1. A solar cell in which a plurality of grid electrodes each formed in a linear shape are arrayed on a light receiving surface
of the solar cell, wherein
the plurality of grid electrodes include:
a pair of first grid electrodes formed straight across the light receiving surface, the pair of first grid electrodes being
arranged in parallel and arranged on both sides of a center of the light receiving surface, and

a pair of cross grid electrodes forming a cross portion exhibiting a center-specific geometry caused by the pair of cross
grid electrodes crossing each other at a center of the light receiving surface, the pair of cross grid electrodes formed entirely
in an area between the pair of first grid electrodes, and

second grid electrodes, extending in parallel to the pair of first grid electrodes and arrayed outside the area, the second
grid electrodes being all grid electrodes of the plurality of grid electrodes excluding the pair of first grid electrodes
and the pair of cross electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,829,623

LIGHTING DEVICE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

Sakai Display Products Co...

1. A lighting device, comprising:
a plurality of light guide plates which have light emitting surfaces facing in a same direction for emitting incident light
and are arranged in planar shape, with a gap provided between the light guide plates; and

a light source directing light to at least one of portions at an edge of each of the light guide plates that are not opposed
to another light guide plate,

wherein a portion of the edge of each of the light guide plates where light enters from the light source has a fixed position,
and a portion of the edge of each of the light guide plates that is opposed to another light guide plate is not fixed in the
direction along the light emitting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,829,283

ELECTRO-DISCHARGE SYSTEM FOR NEUTRALIZING LANDMINES

VLN Advanced Technologies...

1. A landmine-neutralization system comprising:
a vehicle including a water supply tank and an electrical power supply;
an electro-discharge apparatus supported by the vehicle, the electro-discharge apparatus comprising:
one or more electro-discharge nozzles, each nozzle having a discharge chamber that has an inlet for receiving water from the
water supply tank and an outlet;

a first electrode extending into the discharge chamber and being electrically connected to one or more high-voltage capacitors
that are connected to, and chargeable by, the electrical power supply;

a second electrode proximate to the first electrode to define a gap between the first and second electrodes;
a switch to cause the one or more capacitors to discharge across the gap between the electrodes to create a plasma bubble
which expands to form a shockwave that escapes through an exit orifice of the discharge chamber ahead of the plasma bubble
to thereby neutralize a landmine; and

a drone carrying a landmine detector configured to relay mine-detection data to a controller of the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 9,828,288

PERFORATED BURNER FOR A ROTARY KILN

CLEARSIGN COMBUSTION CORP...

1. A method comprising:
heating a flame holder having a plurality of perforations each extending from an input surface of the flame holder to an output
surface of the flame holder;

outputting fuel and oxidant from a first nozzle onto the input surface of the flame holder;
supporting a combustion reaction of the fuel and oxidant in the plurality of perforations; and
rotating an inclined kiln shell around the first nozzle and the flame holder.

US Pat. No. 9,828,151

SECURING MECHANISM

Kitagawa Industries Co., ...

1. A securing mechanism formed integrally with a main body and configured to be able to be secured, together with the main
body, to a mounting surface, the securing mechanism comprising:
a supporting column;
an elastic piece; and
a plurality of locking pieces,
wherein the supporting column projects from a portion formed continuously with the main body in one direction, and the supporting
column is insertable into a hole formed in the mounting surface from a tip end of the supporting column in a direction of
a projection of the supporting column,

wherein, in the supporting column, a plurality of ribs is provided in at least an area formed continuously with the main body,
wherein the elastic piece is provided at a position that abuts the mounting surface on an inlet side of the hole when the
supporting column is inserted into the hole, and, upon the abutment on the mounting surface, the elastic piece is configured
to be elastically deformed so as to exert a force on the supporting column in a direction of extracting the supporting column
from the hole,

wherein, when the supporting column is inserted into the hole, at least one of the plurality of locking pieces is configured
to be caught by or brought into pressure-contact with an outlet-side peripheral portion of the hole or an inner surface area
of the hole, thereby exerting a force on the supporting column in a direction of inhibiting the extraction of the supporting
column from the hole,

wherein the plurality of locking pieces extend such that each of the plurality of locking pieces extends from an outer surface
of the supporting column in a direction forming an obtuse angle with respect to a direction of insertion of the supporting
column,

wherein each of the plurality of locking pieces has a shape corresponding to a part of a cylindrical body that expands from
one end toward another end in a shape of a circular truncated cone, and the plurality of locking pieces are disposed at positions
at which a center of the cylindrical body coincides with a center of the supporting column,

wherein the plurality of locking pieces form a plurality of arrays extending in the direction of the projection of the supporting
column,

wherein respective locking pieces of the plurality of locking pieces included in each array of the plurality of arrays are
aligned to be spaced apart from one another in the direction of the projection of the supporting column,

wherein the plurality of arrays comprise a first array and a second array, positions of the locking pieces included in the
first array being displaced from positions of corresponding locking pieces included in the second array in the direction of
the projection of the supporting column;

wherein the plurality of ribs are coupled to the supporting column and the elastic piece,
wherein at least one of the plurality of ribs is disposed between the plurality of arrays, and
wherein at least one of the plurality of ribs is provided such that at least a part thereof is gradually tapered, from a portion
where the supporting column and the main body are continuously formed towards a tip end portion of the at least one of the
plurality of ribs.

US Pat. No. 9,827,163

FLUID TRANSFER DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE

ICU Medical, Inc., San C...

1. A fluid transfer module for use with a substantially entirely closed system for the transfer of medical fluids between
or among different medical fluid containers by an electronically controlled fluid dispensing system, the fluid transfer module
configured to be removably attachable to the electronically controlled fluid dispensing system, the fluid transfer module
comprising:
a first interface configured to be connected in fluid communication with a fluid source container, the first interface comprising
a valve member movable between a closed position and an open position, the valve member configured to be in the open position
when the fluid source container is attached to the first interface, and the valve member configured to close automatically
when the fluid source container is detached from the first interface, wherein in the closed position the valve member is configured
to substantially entirely prevent fluid within the fluid transfer module from escaping through the first interface;

a second interface configured to be connected in fluid communication with a fluid destination container, the second interface
comprising a valve member movable between a closed position and an open position, the valve member configured to be in the
open position when the fluid destination container is attached to the second interface, and the valve member configured to
close automatically when the fluid destination container is detached from the second interface, wherein in the closed position
the valve member is configured to substantially entirely prevent fluid within the fluid transfer module from escaping through
the second interface;

an intermediate container or an intermediate interface configured to be connected to an intermediate container;
a valve system having a first configuration configured to permit the passage of fluid from the first interface to the intermediate
container or the intermediate interface and to inhibit the passage of fluid from the second interface to the intermediate
container or the intermediate interface, and a second configuration configured to permit the passage of fluid from the intermediate
container or the intermediate interface to the second interface and to inhibit the passage of fluid from the intermediate
container or the intermediate interface to the first interface; and

a sensor region positioned between the valve system and the intermediate container or the intermediate interface such that
the sensor region is configured to permit a bubble sensor of the electronically controlled fluid dispensing system to detect
air in a fluid passageway of the fluid transfer module;

wherein the fluid transfer module is configured to be attachable and detachable by a user from the electronically controlled
fluid dispensing system; and

wherein the fluid transfer module is configured to substantially prevent fluid within the fluid transfer module from escaping
upon disconnection of the fluid transfer module from the fluid source container and the fluid destination container.

US Pat. No. 9,827,061

TOUCH-FREE CATHETER USER INTERFACE CONTROLLER

Hansen Medical, Inc., Re...

1. A system configured to receive a user input and control an instrument based on the user input, the system comprising:
a wireless controller for receiving a user input, the wireless controller comprising:
a first body element including a first location measurement device, and
a second body element including a second location measurement device, wherein the first body element is movable relative to
the second body element in six degrees of freedom; and

a command interpreter configured to:
receive first location information from the first and second location measurement devices,
identify a first location of the first body element relative to the second body element from the first location information,
receive second location information from the first and second location measurement devices,
identify a second location of the first body element relative to the second body element from the second location information,
detect the user input based on the first location and the second location, the user input comprising motion of the first body
element relative to the second body element, and

determine a sequence of instrument commands for adjusting, in accordance with the user input, a position or orientation of
an instrument coupled to an instrument driver.

US Pat. No. 9,826,743

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING RECOMBINANT BACILLUS CELLS AND ANOTHER BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT

Bayer CropScience LP, Re...

1. A composition comprising: a) recombinant Bacillus cereus family member cells that express a fusion protein comprising: (i) at least one plant growth stimulating protein or peptide
selected from the group consisting of an endoglucanase with at least 85% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 107 and a phospholipase
with at least 85% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 108; and (ii) a targeting sequence, exosporium protein, or exosporium protein
fragment comprising an amino acid sequence having at least 43% identity with amino acids 20-35 of SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the
identity with amino acids 25-35 is at least 54%: a targeting sequence comprising amino acids 1-35 of SEQ ID NO: 1: a targeting
sequence comprising amino acids 20-35 of SEQ ID NO: 1: a targeting sequence comprising amino acids 22-31 of SEQ ID NO: 1:
a targeting sequence comprising amino acids 22-33 of SEQ ID NO: 1: a targeting sequence comprising amino acids 20-31 of SEQ
ID NO: 1: a targeting sequence comprising SEQ ID NO: 1: or an exosporium protein comprising an amino acid sequence having
at least 85% identity with SEQ ID NO: 2; and b) at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of
Bacillus subtilis QST713, Bacillus subtilis MBI600, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens D747, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42, Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens FZB24, and Bacillus subtilis Y1336 in a synergistically effective amount, wherein the synergy is between a) and b).

US Pat. No. 9,832,906

MIDPLANE DOCKING SYSTEM

Seagate Technology LLC, ...

1. An extendable connection system comprising:
a connector cable, the connector cable having a first end and a second end;
a male connector, the male connector connected to the first end of the connector cable, the male connector including a male
connecting mechanism;

a female connector, the female connector connected to the second end of the connector cable and including a female connecting
mechanism adapted to connect with the male connecting mechanism, wherein the male connector is extendable relative to the
female connector; and

a jacket surrounding at least a portion of one of the male connector, the female connector, and the connector cable, a top
opening of the jacket being larger than a bottom opening of the jacket.

US Pat. No. 9,832,905

SERVER SYSTEM

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A system comprising:
a rack; and
a server system mounted in the rack, wherein the server system comprises:
a server system chassis; and
multiple server nodes mounted in the server system chassis, wherein each respective server node comprises:
multiple sub-node chassis; and
an array of devices, wherein segments of the array of devices of the respective server node are mounted in respective ones
of the multiple sub-node chassis of the respective server node, wherein the array of devices comprises mass storage devices
and a server device,

wherein each sub-node chassis is configured to be individually inserted into the server system chassis and removed from the
server system chassis; and

wherein each sub-node chassis comprises an intra node connector configured to couple with an intra node connector of an adjacent
sub-node chassis to allow communications to and from mass storage devices mounted in separate ones of the multiple sub-node
chassis of the respective server node.

US Pat. No. 9,832,904

PATCH PANEL ASSEMBLY

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A rack comprising:
rack slots, wherein each rack slot extends between a front side of the rack and a back side of the rack, wherein the rack
slots are configured to accept installation or removal of computing devices in the rack slots via the front side of the rack
or via the back side of the rack;

a patch panel assembly mounted in the rack, wherein the patch panel assembly comprises a bracket comprising an opening configured
to accept patch cable connectors; and

a passage configured for routing respective patch cables from respective ones of the rack slots to the patch panel assembly,
wherein the patch panel assembly is mounted on a top side of the rack that is different than the front side of the rack and
different than the back side of the rack such that the patch panel assembly does not occupy space in the rack slots of the
rack.

US Pat. No. 9,832,903

POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE DEVICE

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...

1. A power semiconductor module device comprising:
a power semiconductor module having
an external connection terminal of a first connection type, the external connection terminal being disposed on an outer edge
of the power semiconductor module and

a first fixation portion including a first engagement portion; and
a terminal conversion adaptor including
a conversion member made of a conductive material, and being configured to convert the external connection terminal from the
first connection type to a second connection type different from the first connection type, the conversion member including

a first connection portion that has the first connection type, the first connection portion being configured to be connected
to the external connection terminal, and

a second connection portion that has the second connection type, the second connection portion being configured to be connected
to another device that has the second connection type,

an insulating support member supporting the conversion member, and
a second fixation portion including a second engagement portion, the first engagement portion being engageable with the second
engagement portion, thereby enabling the power semiconductor module to be removably fixed to the terminal conversion adaptor.

US Pat. No. 9,832,901

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD MOUNTING AND GROUNDING DEVICE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A printed circuit board (PCB) assembly comprising:
a PCB having first and second through holes; and
at least one PCB mounting device coupled with the PCB to mount the PCB to a chassis, wherein the PCB mounting device includes:
a substantially U-shaped component having a non-linear portion, and first and second rods extending from the non-linear portion;
and

a housing having a substantially quadrangular base with first and second protrusions extending from first and second ends
of the base;

wherein the first and second rods extend through the protrusions,
wherein the protrusions include guiding ribs,
wherein the base with the protrusions and the non-linear portion of the U-shaped component form an opening to engage a mounting
element of the chassis, and

wherein extended portions of the first and second rods are inserted into and soldered to the first and second through holes
of the PCB, respectively, to electrically couple the PCB to the PCB mounting device and the chassis to ground the PCB.

US Pat. No. 9,832,900

FASTENING DEVICE AND FASTENING METHOD

Siemens Aktiengesellschaf...

1. A fastening device comprising:
a push block;
a housing; and
a biasing member positioned between the push block and the housing in a longitudinal direction, said biasing member being
deformable to provide a fastening force;

a locking member sheathed in the housing and having a bent structure so as to have elasticity in a transverse direction, and
having tooth-like structures transversely protruding from two sides of the housing in opposite directions;

wherein said tooth-like structures are retractable into the housing when the locking member is pressed towards a center in
the transverse direction; and

wherein the fastening device fastens a distribution box control panel to a distribution box, when the fastening device is
installed in the distribution box control panel, the push block bears against the distribution box and the tooth-like structures
of the locking member engage with corresponding tooth-like structures arranged on two sides of a fastening device installation
portion of the distribution box control panel.

US Pat. No. 9,832,894

SECURE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISASSEMBLING TOOL

HONG FU JIN PRECISION IND...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a housing defining a receiving space and a connecting hole;
an electronic element received in the receiving space; and
a securing member comprising:
a fastening plate mounted to the housing and defining an inserting hole;
a restriction plate; and
a locking plate parallel to the restriction plate, an interval is defined between the locking plate and the restriction plate,
the locking plate comprising at least one elastic locking block positioned in the interval, the locking block is locked to
the electronic element, the locking plate defining an inserting groove communicating with the inserting hole and a through
hole below the inserting groove, the through hole aligned with the connecting hole.

US Pat. No. 9,832,892

SENSOR FOR OUTPUTTING AN ELECTRIC SIGNAL ON THE BASIS OF A DETECTED PHYSICAL VARIABLE

1. A sensor for outputting an electrical signal on the basis of a detected physical variable, comprising:
a measuring circuit which is accommodated in a circuit housing and with which an external circuit can make contact by an electrical
signal connection, and

a protective body which surrounds the circuit housing and is composed of a protective compound and has an opening by which
a portion of the circuit housing is exposed,

wherein the circuit housing has, on its surface, at least one rib which runs all of the way around a periphery of the circuit
housing and is surrounded by the protective compound.

US Pat. No. 9,832,890

COVER WINDOW, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE COVER WINDOW, AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE COVER WINDOW

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A cover window, comprising:
a light-transmitting substrate, the light transmitting substrate including a light-transmitting region and a peripheral region
around a perimeter of the light-transmitting region;

a layer pattern with metallic appearance on the light-transmitting substrate, the layer pattern with metallic appearance being
on the peripheral region of the light-transmitting substrate and including metal or metallic compounds, the layer pattern
with metallic appearance having major top and bottom surfaces parallel to the light-transmitting substrate, and a side surface
connecting the major top and bottom surfaces of the layer pattern with metallic appearance;

a first light-blocking layer pattern on the layer pattern with metallic appearance, the first light-blocking layer pattern
having major top and bottom surfaces parallel to the light-transmitting substrate, and a side surface connecting the major
top and bottom surfaces of the first light-blocking layer pattern;

a second light-blocking layer pattern on the first light-blocking layer pattern, the second light-blocking layer pattern including:
a first portion extending on a surface of the first light-blocking layer pattern facing away from the layer pattern with metallic
appearance, and

a second portion continuous with the first portion and extending toward the light-transmitting substrate, the second portion
extending on the side surfaces of the first light-blocking layer pattern and of the layer pattern with metallic appearance,
such that the second portion is between the light-transmitting region and the peripheral region; and

a groove either in the layer pattern with metallic appearance, the groove being between the side surface of the layer pattern
with metallic appearance and the second portion of the second light-blocking layer pattern, or a groove in the first light-blocking
layer pattern, the groove being between the side surface of the first light-blocking layer pattern and the second portion
of the second light-blocking layer pattern;

wherein the major top surface of the layer pattern with metallic appearance, the major bottom surface of the layer pattern
with metallic appearance, the major top surface of the first light-blocking layer pattern, and the major bottom surface of
the first light-blocking layer pattern are coextensive with one another in the direction parallel to the light-transmitting
substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,832,884

CONDUCTIVE BALL MOUNTING DEVICE

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A conductive ball mounting device for mounting a conductive ball on a printed circuit board comprising:
a mask having a thickness equal to or larger than a diameter of a conductive ball and having an opening formed in the mask
and configured to be in contact with a printed circuit board so as to mount the conductive ball on the printed circuit board,
wherein the conductive ball is absorbed and desorbed into and from the opening;

a frame having a vacuum hole formed in the frame and formed to enclose sides and an upper portion of the mask; and
a porous member formed between the frame and the upper portion of the mask,
wherein the opening has a width and a depth equal to or larger than the diameter of the conductive ball,
wherein the vacuum hole and the opening are connected with each other through the porous member, and
wherein the frame includes:
an upper frame positioned on the mask; and
a side frame positioned at the side of the mask and having an upper half coupled to the upper frame to support the upper frame.

US Pat. No. 9,832,879

SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR A FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

FLEXTERRA, INC., Skokie,...

1. An article, comprising:
a flexible electronic component; and
a flexible support structure at least partially slidably coupled to the flexible electronic component, the flexible support
structure and the flexible electronic component being slidable relative to one another when the article is moved between a
substantially flat position and a curved position, such that the article can have a bending range that is within a bending
range of the flexible electronic component itself and complies with bending range requirements of the article,

wherein the flexible support structure includes a first flexible support structure portion made of a first material and a
second flexible support structure portion made of a second material which is more flexible than the first material, wherein
the second flexible support structure portion defines a cavity and a slot which is spatially separate from the cavity along
the cavity, the first flexible support structure portion being disposed in the slot and the flexible electronic component
being disposed in the cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,832,857

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMBINED THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL ENERGY TRANSFER

CelLink Corporation, Men...

1. An interconnect circuit comprising:
an electro-thermal conductor comprising a thermal conductor portion and a first electrical conductor portion,
wherein the thermal conductor portion is electrically isolated from the first electrical conductor portion by a gap defining
a boundary of the first electrical conductor portion,

wherein the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion have an identical composition and each of
the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion comprises a base sublayer and a surface sublayer
having a different composition than the base sublayer,

wherein the base sublayer comprises aluminum, and
wherein the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion have an identical thickness;
a first insulator adhered to the surface sublayer of the thermal conductor portion and to the first electrical conductor portion,
wherein the first insulator supports the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion relative to
each other and maintains the gap between the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion;

a thermally conductive adhesive adhered to the electro-thermal conductor such that the electro-thermal conductor is disposed
between the thermally conductive adhesive and the first insulator; and

a heat sink adhered to the thermally conductive adhesive such that the thermally conductive adhesive is disposed between the
heat sink and the electro-thermal conductor, wherein the heat sink is thermally coupled to the electro-thermal conductor by
the thermally conductive adhesive.

US Pat. No. 9,832,847

SYSTEM FOR DECREASING ENERGY USAGE OF A TRANSPARENT LCD DISPLAY CASE

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. An apparatus for controlling a backlight comprising:
a display case comprising a housing and an access panel, the access panel comprising front and rear glass panels;
a transparent display and associated backlight positioned between the front and rear glass panels;
an access panel sensor positioned to determine whether the access panel is open or closed; and
a controller electrically connected to the backlight and access panel sensor, where the controller measures the amount of
time that has passed since the access panel was closed and drives the backlight at one or more non-zero percentages of its
normal operating level based upon the amount of time that has passed since the access panel was closed.

US Pat. No. 9,832,791

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE OF SIMULTANEOUS MULTIPLE CHANNELS IN THE DYNAMIC FREQUENCY SELECTION BAND IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

NETWORK PERFORMANCE RESEA...

1. A standalone multi-channel Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) master for identifying and indicating simultaneous availability
of a plurality of 5 GHz radio channels for networking operations, comprising:
a beacon generator programmed to generate a channel-specific beacon in each of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
a radar detector programmed to scan for radar in each of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
a 5 GHz radio transceiver coupled to the beacon generator and the radar detector and programmed to transmit the channel-specific
beacon in each of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels and to receive the radar in each of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
and

a switch and an embedded processor coupled to the radar detector, the beacon generator, and the 5 GHz radio transceiver, programmed
to perform the following steps on each of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels independently of networking operations performed
by an access point host or a LTE-U host associated with the DFS master:

(a) switch the 5 GHz radio transceiver to one of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
(b) cause the radar detector to scan for the radar in the one of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
(c) cause the beacon generator to generate the channel-specific beacon for the one of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
and

(d) repeat steps (a) through (c) for each other channel of the plurality of 5 GHz radio channels;
wherein steps (a) through (d) are performed during (1) a beacon transmission duty cycle which is a time period between successive
beacon transmissions on a specific 5 GHz channel and which is less than or equal to the maximum time period between the successive
beacon transmissions allowable for a client device to remain associated with the specific 5 GHz channel and (2) during a radar
detection duty cycle which is the time period between successive radar scans on the specific 5 GHz channel.

US Pat. No. 9,832,675

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERFERENCE DETECTION

Keysight Technologies Sig...

1. An apparatus, comprising:
at least one processor; and
at least one memory including a computer program, executable by the at least one processor,
wherein the at least one memory and the computer program, with the at least one processor, are configured to cause the apparatus
to:

scan a given frequency band for transmissions of a given transmission system;
determine one or more given parameters from results of the scan;
compare at least one determined parameter to a given threshold value;
determine based on the comparison that an unknown transmission exists on the given frequency band;
determine one or more transmission systems which may cause the unknown transmission;
scan at least part of the given frequency band for transmissions of the determined one or more transmission systems; and
determine, based on the scan of the at least part of the given frequency band, a transmission system of the one or more transmission
systems causing the unknown transmission and decoding information related to the transmission system and transmission parameters
of the unknown transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,832,631

PUBLIC SAFETY SYSTEM

Koninklijke KPN N.V., Th...

1. A method, comprising:
transmitting, by a first public safety user equipment (PS UE), synchronization information for a discoverable second PS UE;
and

receiving, at the first PS UE, at least one proximity announcement (PA) in accordance with the synchronization information,
wherein the synchronization information comprises an indication of freshness of the synchronization information indicating
an elapsed time since a last contact with and update of PS server clock timing information of the first PS UE with a PS server,
when at least one of the first PS UE and the second PS UE are out of network coverage and have lost synchronization with the
PS server and the first PS UE and the second PS UE are within a predetermined distance of each other.

US Pat. No. 9,832,532

INTERACTIVE SAVE AND PURCHASE OF CONTENT AND PRODUCTS

CSC Holdings, LLC, Bethp...

1. A system for presenting an offer to procure an asset to a consumer, the system comprising:
an application server for generating an advertisement overlay comprising information about the offer and an actionable interface
element;

a transmission server for providing separate interfaces to a set-top box, to a client computer, and to a WAP-enabled device,
wherein the separate interfaces are provided respectively by:

(i) a video delivery server for providing video content to the set-top box, the video content comprising a primary video stream
covering substantially all of a viewable display area, the advertisement overlay being displayed within the viewable display
area and over the primary video stream,

(ii) a web server for providing content and web-based advertisements to the client computer via a web browser, and
(iii) the WAP-enabled device for providing wireless content via a wireless network;
a transaction server for detecting selection of the actionable interface element, by the set-top box via a cable network;
user interaction with the WAP-enabled device via the wireless network; and user interaction with the web-based advertisements,
by the client computer, via the Internet and, in response thereto, generating, using the application server, a content bookmark
identifying the offer and the consumer, such that the content bookmark may be subsequently recalled to complete a transaction
at a later time by the consumer:

on the set-top box via the cable network, if the transaction server detected an initiation of the transaction through at least
one of user interaction with the web-based advertisements by the client computer via the Internet and user interaction with
the WAP-enabled device via the wireless network;

on the WAP-enabled device via the wireless network, if the transaction server detected an initiation of the transaction through
at least one of user interaction with the web-based advertisements by the client computer via the Internet and selection of
the actionable interface element by the set-top box via the cable network; and

on the client computer via the Internet, if the transaction server detected an initiation of the transaction through at least
one of selection of the actionable interface element by the set-top box via the cable network and user interaction with the
WAP-enabled device via the wireless network,

such that the set-top box, WAP-enable device, and the client computer can be used interchangeably by the consumer; and
a data storage server for storing a plurality of content bookmarks that identify recallable content for future viewing and
purchase, wherein the data storage server is remote from the set-top box, from the WAP-enabled device, and from the web browser
of the client computer and avoids storing content on the set-top box, the WAP-enabled device, and within the web browser.

US Pat. No. 9,832,518

SYNCHRONIZATION OF PROCESSING MEDIA STREAMS BY ONE OR MORE MEDIA PROCESSING DEVICES

Koninklijke KPN N.V., Th...

1. A method for enabling synchronization of processing of data units associated with a primary media stream and of one or
more secondary media streams by at least one media processing device, the processing being based on a common content timeline
of the primary and the one or more secondary media streams, the method being carried out by one or more processors of the
at least one media processing device, the method comprising:
selecting a primary media stream that is broadcasted by a broadcast source in a network, the primary media stream being associated
with at least one secondary media stream;

in response to selecting the primary media stream, receiving at the at least one media processing device data units transmitted
in the primary media stream via the network by the broadcast source;

transmitting to at least one cache server a cache request including cache timing information associated with a time difference
between the processing of at least one data unit of the primary media stream that is associated with a time instance on the
common content timeline and the processing of at least one data unit of the at least one secondary media stream that is associated
with a time instance on the common content timeline that corresponds to the time instance of the at least one data unit of
the primary stream; and

at the at least one media processing device, receiving from the at least one cache server one or more cache data units selected
by the at least one cache server on the basis of the cache timing information, wherein at least part of the cache data units
correspond to particular data units of the primary media stream, and wherein the particular data units were already broadcasted
by the broadcast source at the time the primary media stream was selected by the at least one media processing device,

wherein processing data units of the primary media stream comprises carrying out at least one processing step for transforming
the data units of the primary media stream into a signal for display,

and wherein processing data units of the secondary media stream comprises carrying out at least one processing step for transforming
the data units of the secondary media stream into a signal for display.

US Pat. No. 9,832,288

EXTREMELY HIGH FREQUENCY CONVERTER

KEYSSA, INC., Campbell, ...

1. A system comprising:
a dielectric channel configured to receive an extremely high frequency (EHF) electromagnetic signal;
a first EHF protocol converter comprising a first portion of the dielectric channel, the first portion of the dielectric channel
comprising a first electromagnetic signal port located on a first external surface of the first EHF protocol converter and
a second electromagnetic signal port located on a second external surface of the first EHF protocol converter, the first EHF
protocol converter coupled to receive a first portion of the received EHF electromagnetic signal from the first portion of
the dielectric channel; and

a second EHF protocol converter comprising a second portion of the dielectric channel, the second portion of the dielectric
channel comprising a third electromagnetic signal port located on a first external surface of the second EHF protocol converter,
the first external surface of the second EHF protocol converter mechanically and matingly received by the second external
surface of the first EHF protocol converter, the second EHF protocol converter coupled to receive a second portion of the
received EHF electromagnetic signal from the second portion of the dielectric channel.

US Pat. No. 9,832,221

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING THE ACTIVITY OF DEVICES WITHIN AN ORGANIZATION BY LEVERAGING DATA GENERATED BY AN EXISTING SECURITY SOLUTION DEPLOYED WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION

Symantec Corporation, Mo...

1. A computer-implemented method for monitoring the activity of devices within an organization by leveraging data generated
by an existing security solution deployed within the organization, the method comprising:
identifying one or more external IP addresses associated with the organization;
receiving, at a reputation service, a reputation request from a device for reputation information relevant to evaluating the
trustworthiness of a computing resource encountered by the device, wherein the reputation service comprises at least one processor
configured to service reputation requests for devices within the organization;

determining that the reputation request originated from at least one of the one or more external IP addresses associated with
the organization by:

identifying an originating IP address of the reputation request received from the device;
comparing the originating IP address of the reputation request with the one or more external IP addresses associated with
the organization;

determining that the originating IP address of the reputation request matches at least one of the one or more external IP
addresses associated with the organization;

responding, via the reputation service, to the reputation request by providing the requested reputation information to the
device;

in addition to responding to the reputation request, using data generated from servicing the reputation request to track,
for the organization, the activity of the device, wherein using the data to track the activity of the device comprises:

generating, via the reputation service, at least one employee-activity report for the organization that identifies the activity
of the device, wherein:

the reputation service generates the report based at least in part on an analysis of the reputation request without using
a separate monitoring service to generate the report;

the report includes information that identifies the number of managed devices and unmanaged devices within the organization
and information that contrasts the activity of managed devices within the organization with the activity of unmanaged devices
within the organization;

providing, via the reputation service, the report to the organization to enable the organization to monitor and/or manage
the activity of the device.

US Pat. No. 9,832,206

SYSTEM, METHOD AND AUTHORIZATION DEVICE FOR BIOMETRIC ACCESS CONTROL TO DIGITAL DEVICES

THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH...

1. A method for authenticating and continuously verifying an authorized user of a digital device comprising:
attaching an authentication device to an arm or wrist of the authorized user, the authentication device comprising:
at least one accelerometer;
a digital radio; and
a processor configured to provide identity information associated with the authentication device over the digital radio, and
to transmit motion data, the motion data comprising data selected from the group consisting of data including readings from
the at least one accelerometer, and motion characteristic data derived from readings from the at least one accelerometer;

receiving and verifying identity information associated with the authorized user transmitted by the authentication device;
receiving a received input from an input apparatus selected from the group consisting of a touchscreen, touchpad, mouse, and
a keyboard of the digital device;

receiving and recording the motion data during time intervals when the received input was entered;
authenticating the authorized user and verifying the authentication device is attached to the arm or wrist of the authorized
user by correlating the received input with the motion data recorded during time intervals when the received input was entered;
and

permitting access to the digital device after a successful authentication.

US Pat. No. 9,832,187

MANAGING DISPLAY OF PRIVATE INFORMATION

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method comprising:
receiving an incoming communication that includes an image;
determining, based at least in part on an object identified in the image being associated with private information, that the
incoming communication includes private information, wherein identifying that the object included in the image is associated
with private information comprises:

determining a portion of image data from the image;
determining an image signature that represents the portion of selected image data;
determining a confidence value that indicates a likelihood that the image signature matches an object signature associated
with private information; and

determining that the incoming communication includes private information in response to determining that the confidence value
is greater than a predetermined value;

receiving motion data generated by one or more motion sensors of a wearable computing device that corresponds to a movement
of the wearable computing device;

determining, based on the received motion data, whether a user of the wearable computing device is likely viewing a display
of the wearable computing device; and

responsive to determining that the user is likely viewing the display of the wearable computing device, outputting, for display
at the wearable computing device, the private information.

US Pat. No. 9,831,761

SPEEDY DISCHARGING CIRCUIT AND POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS WITH SPEEDY DISCHARGING CIRCUIT

Chicony Power Technology ...

1. A speedy discharging circuit applied to a power supply, the speedy discharging circuit electrically connected to the power
supply, the power supply comprising a power output side and an output side capacitor, the output side capacitor electrically
connected to the power output side, the speedy discharging circuit comprising:
an energy consuming unit electrically connected to the power output side and the output side capacitor;
a switch unit electrically connected to the energy consuming unit; and
a switch control unit electrically connected to the switch unit,
wherein when the switch control unit receives a sleep signal, the switch control unit turns on the switch unit, so that the
output side capacitor discharges to the energy consuming unit;

wherein the switch control unit comprises:
a charging-discharging subunit electrically connected to the switch unit; and
wherein when the charging-discharging subunit is charged by the sleep signal and the charging-discharging subunit is not fully
charged, the switch unit is turned on, so that the output side capacitor discharges to the energy consuming unit.

US Pat. No. 9,831,578

BOARD CONNECTING CONNECTOR

HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD....

1. A board connecting connector for connecting a board and a terminal, comprising:
a board retaining portion for retaining the board; and
a terminal retaining portion for retaining the terminal,
wherein said board retaining portion is configured to fit into the terminal retaining portion in a fitting direction so that
a terminal portion formed on the board contacts with a contact portion of the terminal at a first location of the board retaining
portion when the board retaining portion is fitted into the terminal retaining portion,

said board retaining portion includes a fitting fixing portion for fitting and fixing the board,
said fitting fixing portion has a first height slightly smaller than a thickness of the board in a thickness direction of
the board perpendicular to the fitting direction so that the board is tightly fitted to the fitting fixing portion,

said board retaining portion includes a board supporting portion for supporting the board, and
said board supporting portion has a second height greater than the first height in the thickness direction perpendicular to
the fitting direction so that the board is loosely retained in the board supporting portion.

US Pat. No. 9,831,467

ENCAPSULATED SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND ENCAPSULATION METHOD

OLEDWORKS GMBH, Aachen (...

1. An encapsulated semiconductor device comprising a flexible substrate and a semiconductor arrangement provided on the flexible
substrate,
wherein a barrier layer is provided between the semiconductor arrangement and the flexible substrate and an encapsulation
layer is provided at least partially covering the semiconductor arrangement,

wherein the barrier layer successively comprises, in a direction from the flexible substrate towards the semiconductor arrangement,
an outer inorganic barrier layer, an organic barrier layer, and an inner inorganic barrier layer,

wherein the encapsulation layer includes an outer inorganic encapsulation layer, an organic encapsulation layer and an inner
inorganic encapsulation layer in this order;

wherein the outer inorganic barrier layer extends beyond the organic barrier layer and a lateral surface of the organic encapsulation
layer and the outer inorganic encapsulation layer abuts a main surface of the outer inorganic barrier layer opposite the substrate;

wherein the organic barrier layer extends beyond the inner inorganic barrier layer and a lateral surface of the inner inorganic
encapsulation layer of the encapsulation layer abuts a main surface of the organic barrier layer opposite the substrate, a
lateral surface of the organic barrier layer abutting a main surface of the organic encapsulation layer opposite the outer
inorganic encapsulation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,831,466

METHOD FOR DEPOSITING A MULTI-LAYER MOISTURE BARRIER ON ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES PROTECTED BY A MULTI-LAYER MOISTURE BARRIER

AIXTRON SE, Herzogenrath...

24. A hermetically encapsulated Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) device, comprising:
a multi-layer structure supported on the substrate, the multi-layer structure comprising a conductive layer, a hole transport
layer, an OLED layer, an electron transport layer, and a transparent conductive layer configured as a cathode;

at least one smoothing structure disposed above the multi-layer structure, wherein an upper surface of the at least one smoothing
structure is smooth with a slope generally less than 70° relative to a large scale plane of the substrate; and

at least two pairs of type 1 and type 2 layers disposed on each of the at least one smoothing structures, the type 1 and type
2 layers differing substantially in their respective hardness but having substantially the same chemical composition,

wherein each of the type 1 layers has a hardness between about 8 and 16 GigaPascals, and has a thickness less than or about
50 nm so as to maintain flexibility of the multi-layer structure, and

wherein each of the type 2 layers has a hardness between about 5 and 10 GigaPascals.

US Pat. No. 9,831,058

VACUUM ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS OF FORMATION

VAREX IMAGING CORPORATION...

1. A method for forming a vacuum in a vacuum assembly for an X-ray device, the method comprising:
providing the vacuum assembly defining an internal vacuum chamber in fluid communication with an exterior of the vacuum assembly
via a conduit in the vacuum assembly between the vacuum chamber and the exterior of the vacuum assembly;

positioning a plug to at least partially occlude the conduit such that at least one space between the plug and the vacuum
assembly permits fluid to travel between the vacuum chamber and the exterior of the vacuum assembly;

evacuating the vacuum chamber so that gas in the vacuum chamber exits the vacuum chamber through the at least one space between
the plug and the vacuum assembly;

positioning the plug further into the conduit; and
sealing the evacuated vacuum chamber with the plug such that the vacuum chamber is sealed from the exterior of the vacuum
assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,829,858

LIGHTING DEVICE FOR HEADLIGHTS WITH A PHASE MODULATOR

DAQRI Holographics Limite...

1. A lighting device arranged to produce a controllable light beam for illuminating a scene, the lighting device comprising:
a source of a beam of coherent incident light;
an addressable liquid crystal on silicon phase-only spatial light modulator arranged to provide a dynamically variable phase
delay distribution to the beam of coherent incident light;

Fourier optics arranged to receive phase-modulated light from the spatial light modulator, perform a frequency-space transformation
upon the received phase-modulated light to form an image in the spatial domain; and

projection optics arranged to project the image to form a pattern of illumination in space as a controllable light beam, the
controllable light beam being suitable for illuminating the scene,
wherein the lighting device is configured as a vehicle headlamp.

US Pat. No. 9,829,736

DISPLAY DEVICE

Sakai Display Products Co...

1. A display device comprising:
a liquid-crystal panel with one surface on which an image is displayed;
an optical sheet member disposed opposite to another surface of the liquid-crystal panel and comprising multiple stacked optical
sheets emitting light from a light source toward the liquid-crystal panel; and

a diffusion sheet, provided between the liquid-crystal panel and the optical sheet member, for diffusing light entering through
the optical sheet member and making the light enter the liquid-crystal panel,

wherein the diffusion sheet comprises a first surface in contact with the another surface of the liquid-crystal display panel
and a second surface opposed to a first surface of the optical sheet member, and the optical sheet member comprises an optical
sheet member-diffusion sheet, located on the diffusion sheet side so as to constitute the first surface of the optical sheet
member to be directly opposed to the diffusion sheet, for diffusing the light from the light source and emitting the light
to the diffusion sheet, and a gap is formed between the diffusion sheet and the optical sheet member-diffusion sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,829,120

CABLE MANAGEMENT CLIP ASSEMBLIES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

VCE IP HOLDING COMPANY LL...

1. A cable management device comprising:
a plurality of cable clips each configured to receive and hold one or more cables; and
a connector bar non-removably coupled to each of the plurality of cable clips;
wherein each of the plurality of cable clips are coupled to the connector bar by a standoff;
wherein the plurality of cable clips are held at fixed, unique positions with respect to one another along a length of the
connector bar;

wherein each of the plurality of cable clips comprises a first leg having a first end and a second end substantially opposing
the first end, and a second leg having a first end and a second end substantially opposing the first end;

wherein the connector bar comprises a flexible material such that the plurality of cable clips are movable with respect to
one another; and

wherein the second end of the first leg and the second end of the second leg are movable with respect to one another between
at least a first position in which the second end of the first leg is spaced apart from the second end of the second leg by
a gap and a second position in which the second end of the first leg overlaps and interlocks with the second end of the second
leg.

US Pat. No. 9,829,046

TOLERANCE RING

NHK Spring Co., Ltd., Yo...

1. A tolerance ring comprising:
a base formed of a strip-shaped member approximately wound around into a ring shape; and
a plurality of projections aligned in at least one row along a winding direction of the base so as to protrude in a radial
direction from an outer peripheral surface of the base,

wherein each of the projections has a pair of opposing edges extending in the winding direction and a pair of opposing edges
extending in a width direction orthogonal to the winding direction each of which serves as a boundary between the projection
and the base, each projection being deformed outwards from the base of the ring, forming a continuous projection member,

wherein each projection includes:
a strip portion shaped like a strip, longitudinally-extending in the winding direction, and curved to be convex in the radial
direction, the strip portion comprising a pair of opposing front and rear edges extending in the width direction adjoining
the base, and a pair of opposing arcuate-shaped longitudinally-extending edges extending in the winding direction; and

a pair of opposing side joint portions each approximately shaped like a flat plate and comprising an edge adjoining a respective
one of the longitudinally-extending edges of the strip portion, and an arcuate-shaped longitudinally-extending base edge extending
in the winding direction adjoining the base,

wherein the opposing side joint portions of the projection each continuously extend between a respective one of the opposing
longitudinally-extending edges of strip portion and a respective one of the arcuate-shaped longitudinally extending base edges
and between the front and rear edges of the projection.

US Pat. No. 9,828,940

STIRLING CYCLE MACHINE

New Power Concepts LLC, ...

1. A rod seal assembly comprising:
a housing between a first space and a second space, the housing including a passage connecting the first space and the second
space, the passage defining an axis;

a reciprocating rod disposed in the passage, the reciprocating rod extending into the first space and the second space;
a floating bushing able to move axially and radially relative to the passage axis within the housing, the floating bushing
disposed coaxially around the reciprocating rod;

a rod seal sealing the outside diameter of the reciprocating rod relative to an inside surface of the floating bushing; and
a first stationary bushing fixed within the housing; and
a second stationary bushing fixed within the housing, the second stationary bushing axially aligned to the first stationary
bushing and defining an annular space between the first and second stationary bushings, wherein the floating bushing extends
into the annular space and forms a seal with one of the first and second stationary bushings to an axial flow of fluid in
the presence of a pressure difference between the first space and the second space.

US Pat. No. 9,828,360

PYRROLIDINYL 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 thereof, wherein:
Ring B and the NH—C(?X)—NH moiety are in the trans configuration;
Ra, Rb, Rc and Rd are independently selected from H and (1-3C)alkyl,

or Rc and Rd are independently selected from H and (1-3C)alkyl, and Ra and Rb together with the atom to which they are attached form a cyclopropyl ring;

X is O, S, NH or N—CN;
R1 is (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, (trifluoromethoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, (1-3C sulfanyl)(1-6C)alkyl, monofluoro(1-6C)alkyl, difluoro(1-6C)alkyl,
trifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, tetrafluoro(2-6C)alkyl, pentafluro(2-6C)alkyl, cyano(1-6C)alkyl, aminocarbonyl(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl,
dihydroxy(2-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkyl, (1-3Calkylamino)(1-3C)alkyl, (1-4C alkoxycarbonyl)(1-6C)alkyl, amino(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-3C
alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, di(1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, (1-3C alkoxy)trifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxytrifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, (1-4C alkoxycarbonyl)(1-3C
alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, or hydroxycarbonyl (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl;

R2 is H, F, or OH;

Ring B is Ar1 or hetAr1;

Ar1 is phenyl optionally substituted with one or more substituents independently selected from halogen, CF3, CF3O—, (1-4C)alkoxy, hydroxy(1-4C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkyl and CN;

hetAr1 is a 5-6 membered heteroaryl having 1-3 ring heteroatoms independently selected from N, S and O, and optionally substituted
with one or more groups independently selected from (1-6C)alkyl, halogen, OH, CF3, NH2 and hydroxy(1-2C)alkyl;

Ring C is selected from formulas C-1 through C-13:

R3 is H, NH2, CN, halogen, (1-3C)alkyl wherein said (1-3C)alkyl is optionally substituted with 1 to 3 fluoros, H2NC(?O)—, (1-3Calkyl)NHC(?O)—, di(1-3Calkyl)NHC(?O)—, hydroxy(1-3C)alkyl, CH3OCH2CH2, (3-4C)cycloalkyl or (1-3C)alkoxy;

R3a is H, (1-3C)alkyl, CF3CH2CH2, HCF2CH2CH2, H2FCCH2CH2, CF3CH2, HOCH2CH2, MeOCH2CH2, or (3-4C)cycloalkyl;

R4 is H, OH, (1-6C)alkyl wherein said (1-6C)alkyl is optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros, cyano(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl,
dihydroxy(2-6C)alkyl, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, amino(1-6C)alkyl, aminocarbonyl(1-6C)alkyl, (1-3C)alkylsulfonamido(1-6C)alkyl,
sulfamido(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxycarbonyl (1-6C)alkyl, hetAr3 (1-6C)alkyl, Ar3 (1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy wherein said (1-6C)alkoxy is optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros, cyano(1-6C)alkoxy, hydroxy(1-6C)alkoxy,
dihydroxy(2-6C)alkoxy, amino(2-6C)alkoxy, hydroxyl-carbonyl(1-6C)alkoxy, hetCyc2(1-6C)alkoxy, hetAr3(1-6C)alkoxy, Ar3(1-6C)alkoxy, (1-4C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkoxy, (1-3C alkylsulfonyl)(1-6C)alkoxy, (3-6C)cycloalkyl wherein said (3-6C)cycloalkyl
is optionally substituted with a substituent selected from F, OH, (1-6C alkyl), (1-6C) alkoxy, and (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl,
hetAr4, hetAr4—O—, Ar4, hetCyc2(O)CH2—, (1-4C alkoxycarbonyl)(1-6C)alkoxy, hydroxycarbonyl(1-6C)alkoxy, aminocarbonyl(1-6C)alkoxy, hetCyc2C(?O)(1-6C)alkoxy, hydroxy(1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkoxy, hydroxytrifluoro(1-6C)alkoxy, (1-3C)alkylsulfonamido(1-6C)alkoxy, (1-3C)alkylamido(1-6C)alkoxy,
di(1-3C alkyl)amino-carboxy, hetCyc2C(?O)O—, hydroxydifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, (1-4C alkylcarboxy)(1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxycarbonyl, hydroxylcarbonyl, aminocarbonyl,
(1-3C alkoxy)aminocarbonyl, hetCyc3, halogen, CN, trifluoromethylsulfonyl, N-(1-3C alkyl)oxadiazolonyl, or hetAr5;

R4a is H, (1-6C)alkyl, CF3CH2CH2, HCF2CH2CH2, H2FCCH2CH2, CF3CH2, cyano(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, dihydroxy(2-6C)alkyl, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, amino(1-6C)alkyl, aminocarbonyl(1-6C)alkyl,
(1-3C)alkyl sulfonamido(1-6C)alkyl, sulfamido(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxycarbonyl(1-6C)alkyl, hetAr3(1-6C)alkyl, Ar3(1-6C)alkyl, (3-6C)cycloalkyl wherein said (3-6C)cycloalkyl is optionally substituted with a substituent selected from F,
OH, (1-6C alkyl), (1-6C) alkoxy, and (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, hetAr4, Ar4, hydroxydifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, (1-4C alkylcarboxy)(1-6C)alkyl, hetCyc3, N-(1-3C alkyl)oxadiazolonyl, or hetAr5;

hetCyc2 is a 4-6 membered heterocyclic ring having 1-2 ring heteroatoms independently selected from N and O and optionally substituted
with 1-2 groups independently selected from (1-6C)alkyl, (1-4C alkylcarboxy)(1-6C)alkyl, and (1-6C)acyl;

hetCyc3 is a 4-7 membered heterocycle having 1-2 ring heteroatoms independently selected from N and O and optionally substituted with
one or more substituents independently selected from F, CN, (1-6C)alkyl, trifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl,
(1-6C)acyl-, (1-6C)alkyl sulfonyl, trifluoromethylsulfonyl and (1-4C alkoxy)carbonyl;

hetAr3 is a 5-membered heteroaryl ring having 1-3 ring atoms independently selected from N, O and S and optionally substituted with
(1-6C)alkyl;

Ar3 is phenyl optionally substituted with (1-4C)alkoxy;

hetAr4 is independently a 5-6 membered heteroaryl ring having 1-3 ring heteroatoms independently selected from N, S and O and optionally
substituted with one or more substituents independently selected from (1-6C)alkyl wherein said (1-6C)alkyl is optionally substituted
with 1-3 fluoros, halogen, CN, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, (3-6C)cycloalkyl, (3-6C cycloalkyl)CH2— (3-6C cycloalkyl)C(?O)—, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy, (1-6C)alkylsulfonyl, NH2, (1-6C alkyl)amino, di(1-6C alkyl)amino, (1-3C trifluoroalkoxy), fluoro(1-6C alkyl)amino, difluoro(1-6C alkyl)amino, trifluoro(1-6C
alkyl)amino, and (3-4C cycloalkyl)amino;

hetAr5 is a group selected from the structures:


where Rz is (3-4C)cycloalkyl or (1-3C)alkyl wherein said alkyl is optionally substituted with 1-3 fluoros, wherein each of said hetAr5 groups is optionally further substituted with one or more groups independently selected from F and (1-3C)alkyl optionally
substituted with 1-3 fluoros;

Ar4 is phenyl optionally substituted with one or more groups independently selected from (1-6C)alkyl, halogen, CN, CF3, CF3O—, (1-6C)alkoxy, (1-6Calkyl)OC(?O)—, aminocarbonyl, (1-6C)alkylthio, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C alkyl)SO2—, HOC(?O)— and (1-3C alkoxy)(1-3C alkyl)OC(?O)—;

R5 is H, (1-6C)alkyl wherein said (1-6C)alkyl is optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros, halogen, CN, (1-4C)alkoxy, hydroxy(1-4C)alkyl,
(1-3C alkoxy)(1-4C)alkyl, (1-4C alkyl)OC(?O)—, (1-6C)alkylthio, (3-4C)cycloalkyl, amino, aminocarbonyl, trifluoro(1-3C alkyl)amido,
or phenyl wherein said phenyl is optionally substituted with one or more groups independently selected from the group consisting
of halogen, (1-6C)alkyl and (1-6C)alkoxy;

R5a is H, (1-6C)alkyl, CF3CH2CH2, HCF2CH2CH2, H2FCCH2CH2, CF3CH2, hydroxy(1-4C)alkyl, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)cycloalkyl, or phenyl wherein said phenyl is optionally substituted
with one or more groups independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, (1-6C)alkyl and (1-6C)alkoxy;

R7 is (1-6C)alkyl, (3-6C)cycloalkyl, or phenyl wherein said phenyl is optionally substituted with one or more groups independently
selected from the group consisting of halogen, (1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy, (3-4C)cycloalkyl, amino, aminocarbonyl, and trifluoro(1-3C)alkylamido;

R8a and R8b are independently H, halogen, CN, NH2, (1-6C)alkyl wherein said (1-6C)alkyl is optionally substituted with 1-5 fluoros, (1-6C)alkoxy, (1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl,
(1-3C alkoxy)(1-6C)alkoxy, (1-6C alkyl)sulfonyl, (3-6C cycloalkyl)sulfonyl, (3-4C)cycloalkyl, amino, (1-6Calkyl)NH—, phenyl
wherein said phenyl is optionally substituted with (1-6C alkyl)SO2—, or hetAr4, wherein only one of R8a and R8b can be phenyl optionally substituted with (1-6C alkyl)SO2—, or hetAr4;

R9 is H, (1-6C)alkyl, CF3CH2—, CF3CH2CH2—, (1-3Calkoxy)(1-6C)alkyl or (3-4C)cycloalkyl; and

R10 is (3-6C)cycloalkyl or phenyl wherein said phenyl is optionally substituted with one or more substituents independently selected
from the group consisting of halogen, (1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy, (3-4C)cycloalkyl, amino, aminocarbonyl and trifluoro(1-3C
alkyl)amido.

US Pat. No. 9,828,155

CARDBOARD-BOX-FREE PACKAGING OF SOLID YEAST PRODUCTS

LESAFFRE ET COMPAGNIE, P...

1. A method of packaging compressed yeast products, comprising the following steps:
the provision of a support element (12);

the packaging of compressed yeast products in one or more packagings (22);

the placing on the support element (12) of the compressed yeast products contained in the packagings (22);

the placing of an outer covering (14) around the whole solid yeast products contained in the packagings (22);
wherein the totality of the packaging (22) present between the compressed yeast products and the outer covering (14) has a mass per unit surface area less than or equal to 200 g/m2and is partially gas permeable and liquid permeable.

US Pat. No. 9,828,110

SYSTEM FOR RECOVERING AND CONVERTING KINETIC ENERGY AND POTENTIAL ENERGY AS ELECTRICAL ENERGY FOR AN AIRCRAFT

Labinal Power Systems, B...

1. An electrical energy generator system for an aircraft, wherein the system comprises:
a shell having the shape of a wing tip tank, wherein the shell comprises a front portion, a body, and a rear portion;
at least one turbine housed in the front portion of the shell; and
an electrical energy generator connected to the at least one turbine, wherein the electrical energy generator is configured
to generate electrical energy,

wherein the front portion of the shell includes flaps that are movable between an open position in which the at least one
turbine is exposed to the air stream outside the shell, and a closed position in which the at least one turbine is masked
inside the shell, and

wherein the flaps are movably fastened between a nose of the shell and the body of the shell, wherein the flaps are hingedly
fastened to the nose, the flaps being lowered inside and/or into the shell in the open position, and the flaps being held
in alignment with the body of the shell in the closed position.

US Pat. No. 9,826,726

TORQUE LIMITING DEVICE FOR FISHING REEL

Shimano Inc., Osaka (JP)...

1. A torque limiting device for a fishing reel configured to limit torque to be transmitted to a level winding mechanism for
reciprocating a fishing line guide member along a rotational shaft of a spool in conjunction with rotation of the spool, comprising:
a shaft member rotatable by the torque;
a first cam portion rotatably mounted to the shaft member;
a second cam portion mounted to the shaft member so as to be unitarily rotatable therewith and movable along an axial direction
of the shaft member, the second cam portion being configured to enable torque transmission between the first cam portion and
the second cam portion when engaged with the first cam portion so as to be unitarily rotatable therewith, the second cam portion
being configured to disable torque transmission between the first cam portion and the second cam portion when disengaged and
separated away from the first cam portion along the axial direction; and

an urging member urging the second cam portion toward the first cam portion.

US Pat. No. 9,832,881

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE FILM FOR DISPLAY AND TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE FILM FOR DISPLAY

INKTEC CO., LTD., Ansan ...

1. A method for producing a transparent electrode film for display, the method comprising:
forming an electrode pattern by printing a fine electrode pattern on a release film using a conductive ink composition;
forming an insulating layer by applying an insulating resin on the release film on which the fine electrode pattern is formed
so as to cover the fine electrode pattern;

forming a substrate layer by laminating a substrate on the insulating layer;
removing the release film; and
removing residue conductive ink composition that is formed of a same material as the electrode pattern and disposed between
electrodes of the fine electrode pattern during the step of forming an electrode pattern and remains on the insulating layer
after the step of removing the release film, wherein the step of removing residue conductive ink composition includes:

dissolving the residue conductive ink composition using an etching solution, and
pushing liquid that contains both the etching solution and the dissolved residue conductive ink composition using a residue
managing member.

US Pat. No. 9,832,880

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

INNOLUX CORPORATION, Mia...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a substrate with a first surface and a second surface corresponding to each other;
an electronic unit layer disposed on the first surface of the substrate; and
a residue layer disposed on the second surface of the substrate, wherein a material of the residue layer comprises: a compound
containing at least one selected from a group consisting of aryl, nitro and ketone;

wherein the material of the residue layer comprises: at least one derivative of a material represented by the following formula
(I) or (II) obtained after a radiation:


wherein Z1 is selected from a group consisting of O, S, N, C(Rc)2, and a bond;

Z2 is selected from a group consisting of O, S, and N;

Z3 is HPO3 or SO3;
Ra is selected from a group consisting of:


wherein * represents a bonding site;
each R1 independently is selected from a group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, —OH, —SH, —COOH, halogen, substituted C1-6 alkyl, substituted C1-6 alkoxy, C2-6 alkenyl, —CN, —NO2, saturated or unsaturated 5 or 6-membered heterocyclic group containing at least one hetero atom, —N(R5)2, and aryl, wherein the heterocyclic group or the aryl is selectively substituted or unsubstituted with a functional group;

each R2 independently is selected from a group consisting of hydrogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, —OH, —COOH, halogen, substituted C1-6 alkyl, substituted C1-6 alkoxy, C2-6 alkenyl, —CN, —NO2, and aryl, wherein the aryl is selectively substituted or unsubstituted with a functional group;

each R3 independently is selected from a group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, and aryl, wherein the aryl is selectively substituted or unsubstituted with a functional group;

each R4 independently is selected from a group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, halogen and —OH;

each R5 independently is hydrogen or C1-6 alkyl;

X is O or S;
n is an integer ranging from 0 to 5;
m is an integer ranging from 0 to 4;
l is an integer ranging from 0 to 3; and
k is an integer ranging from 0 to 2;
Rb is —Si(ORd)3, or


each Rc independently is hydrogen or C1-6 alkyl;

each Rd independently is hydrogen or C1-6 alkyl;

each Re independently is an aryl substituted or unsubstituted with a functional group;

p is an integer ranging from 1 to 5; and
q is an integer ranging from 50 to 500.

US Pat. No. 9,832,878

WIRING BOARD WITH CAVITY FOR BUILT-IN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

IBIDEN CO., LTD., Ogaki ...

1. A wiring board with a cavity for a built-in electronic component, comprising:
a conductor layer comprising a conductor circuit layer and a plane layer; and
an insulating layer laminated on the conductor layer and having a cavity such that the cavity is forming an exposed portion
of the plane layer and configured to mount a built-in electronic component on the exposed portion of the plane layer,

wherein the insulating layer is laminated on the conductor layer such that the insulating layer is covering the conductor
circuit layer and the plane layer, and the exposed portion of the plane layer has an outer peripheral portion along an edge
portion of the cavity such that the plane layer has a recess structure formed in the outer peripheral portion of the exposed
portion in the plane layer.

US Pat. No. 9,832,871

MODULE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO, ...

1. A module comprising:
a wiring substrate that mounts a component thereon;
a substrate electrode that is located on one main surface of the wiring substrate;
a columnar conductor that is connected at one end to the substrate electrode;
an intermediate coating that covers an outer peripheral surface of the columnar conductor; and
a sealing resin layer that covers one main surface of the wiring substrate and the intermediate coating,
wherein the intermediate coating has a coefficient of linear expansion which is between a coefficient of linear expansion
of the columnar conductor and a coefficient of linear expansion of the sealing resin layer.

US Pat. No. 9,832,862

CONDUCTIVE FILM, DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME, AND METHOD FOR EVALUATING CONDUCTIVE FILM

FUJIFILM Corporation, To...

1. A conductive film installed on a display unit of a display device, comprising:
a transparent substrate; and
a conductive portion which is formed on at least one surface of the transparent substrate and is composed of a plurality of
thin metal wires,

wherein the conductive portion has a wiring pattern which is formed of the plurality of thin metal wires in a form of a mesh
and in which a plurality of openings are arranged,

wherein the wiring pattern is superimposed on a pixel array pattern of the display unit, and
wherein when the wiring pattern is observed from at least one visual point, with respect to frequencies and intensities of
moires which are calculated respectively from peak frequencies and peak intensities of a plurality of spectral peaks of two-dimensional
Fourier spectra of transmittance image data of the wiring pattern and peak frequencies and peak intensities of a plurality
of spectral peaks of two-dimensional Fourier spectra of transmittance image data of the pixel array pattern, an evaluation
index of moire, which is calculated from evaluation values of moires obtained by performing weighting on the frequencies and
intensities of moires that are equal to or lower than the maximum frequency of moire specified according to display resolution
of the display unit by convolution integral using a visual transfer function according to an observation distance as the visual
response characteristics, is equal to or less than a predetermined value of ?1.75 expressed in terms of a common logarithm.

US Pat. No. 9,832,820

DOMESTIC APPLIANCE WITH CONTROLLED DOOR OPENING

PANASONIC MANUFACTURING U...

1. A domestic appliance, comprising:
a housing;
a front door;
a retention mechanism, located within the housing and engageable with a key member attached to the door, the key member being
able to move upwards and downwards;

wherein the retention mechanism is movable between a first configuration, in which the door is retained in a closed position,
and a second configuration, in which the door is non-engaged;

an electromechanical actuator, adapted to move the retention mechanism out of said first configuration; and
a controller, coupled to the actuator, the controller being operable in response to one or more signals to activate the actuator,
and thereby release the door from the closed position,

wherein the retention mechanism comprises a rotatable member having a guide surface disposed such that, in use, the key member
is capable of sliding contact with the rotatable member along the guide surface,

wherein the key member includes an end portion extending in a downwardly inclined direction, and
wherein, when the retention mechanism is in the first configuration, a first portion of the guide surface and downwardly inclined
portion of the key member being disposed so as to allow sliding movement of the end portion upwards and over the first portion
when an outward pulling force is applied to the door, whereby the retention mechanism moves out of the first configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,832,561

DETACHABLE AUDIO SYSTEM FOR HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAYS

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. A detachable audio system coupleable to a strap, comprising:
a first mounting plate assembly having a first plate portion attachable to the strap, first and second electrical contacts
connected to the first plate portion and spaced apart from each other, and a first threaded attachment member connected to
the first plate portion and spaced apart from the first and second electrical contacts;

a second mounting plate assembly having a second plate portion removably connectable to the first mounting plate assembly
with at least a portion of the strap therebetween, a second threaded attachment member projecting from the second plate portion
and being configured to threadably mate with the first threaded attachment member to mechanically hold the first and second
mounting plate assemblies together on the strap, first and second electrical connectors connected to the second plate portion
and positioned to engage the first and second electrical contacts when the first and second threaded attachment members are
in threaded engagement;

a speaker assembly coupled to the second mounting plate assembly, wherein the speaker assembly and the second mounting plate
assembly are detachable from the strap as a unit.

US Pat. No. 9,832,497

MARKER-BASED INTER-DESTINATION MEDIA SYNCHRONIZATION

Koninklijke KPN N.V., Th...

1. A method for enabling inter-destination synchronization of processing of content of at least a first media stream and a
second media stream, wherein one or more content sources transmit said first media stream and said second media stream as
marked streams associated with one or more markers for marking one or more content parts of said first media stream and said
second media stream respectively, said method comprising:
using a first marker to detect a first marked content part of said first media stream and using a second marker to detect
a second marked content part of said second media stream, said first and second marked content part being associated with
the first and second marker respectively;

responsive to the detection using the first marker, associating first timing information, comprising a first clock time, with
said detected first marked content part and, responsive to the detection using the second marker, associating second timing
information, comprising a second clock time, with said detected second marked content part;

determining a timing difference on the basis of said first and second timing information; and
generating, on the basis of said timing difference, synchronization information, said synchronization information enabling
at least one of a first device or a second device, comprising a first synchronization client or a second synchronization client
respectively, to adjust the processing of content of at least one of said first media stream or said second media stream respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,832,449

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A VIEWING POSITION

NextVR Inc., Newport Bea...

1. A method of presenting content corresponding to an environment, the method comprising:
displaying to a user content corresponding to a first camera position in said environment;
determining if the user is viewing another camera position in said environment, wherein determining if the user is viewing
another camera position in said environment includes determining from i) a user head angle of rotation, ii) user head tilt
angle or iii) both the user head angle of rotation and user head tilt angle, if said user is viewing said another camera position;
and

monitoring, while said user is viewing said another camera position, to detect user input indicating a user selected switch
to said another camera position.

US Pat. No. 9,832,248

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING FROM A FIRST DATA STREAM TO A SECOND DATA STREAM

SAGEMCOM BROADBAND SAS, ...

1. A method implemented by a device for disseminating video or audiovisual contents, said device receiving a first data stream
representing a video or audiovisual content and a second data stream representing the video or audiovisual content, said device
being configured beforehand to disseminate said video or audiovisual content using the first data stream,
the method being such that, before switching from the first data stream to the second data stream, said device performs:
pausing the second data stream until the offset in time is absorbed when an offset in time indicates that the first data stream
is late with respect to the second data stream;

decreasing a frame rate of the first data stream until the offset in time is absorbed when the offset in time indicates that
the first data stream is in advance with respect to the second data stream,

wherein, following detection of a command for switching dissemination of the video or audiovisual content from the first data
stream to the second data stream, said device performs:

determining by correlation analysis a reference point in the video or audiovisual content in the first data stream and in
the second data stream, the correlation being made on the basis of luminance histograms of images in the first and second
data streams; and

determining the offset in time between the first data stream and the second data stream using time-stamping information associated
with said reference point in each of the first and second data streams.

US Pat. No. 9,832,211

COMPUTING DEVICE TO DETECT MALWARE

QUALCOMM, Incorporated, ...

1. A mobile computing device comprising:
a processor configured with processor-executable instructions to:
monitor a plurality of applications operating on the mobile computing device;
log actions of the monitored applications in a log of actions;
generate answers to queries regarding the actions stored in the log of actions, the answers including an answer to a category
query;

generate a vector information structure for each application in the plurality of applications based on the generated answers,
wherein:

each generated vector information structure includes a plurality of numerical values;
at least one numerical value in the plurality of numerical values identifies a number of occurrences of an action by an application;
at least one numerical value in the plurality of numerical values indicates a category for the application based on the answer
to the category query; and

the plurality of numerical values in each generated vector information structure collectively characterize a behavior of one
application in the plurality of applications; and

use a machine learning classifier to determine whether the behavior characterized by each vector information structure is
benign based on the plurality of numerical values.

US Pat. No. 9,832,194

GENERATING AND USING EPHEMERAL IDENTIFIERS AND MESSAGE INTEGRITY CODES

Google Inc., Mountain Vi...

6. A system for using ephemeral identifiers, the system comprising:
a plurality of beacon devices, wherein a plurality of static identifiers are respectively associated with the plurality of
beacon devices, and wherein each of the plurality of beacon devices is configured to periodically determine an ephemeral identifier
based on its respective static identifier and a current time-count;

an observing entity configured to receive a first ephemeral identifier from a first beacon device of the plurality of beacon
devices; and

a verifying entity configured to:
receive the first ephemeral identifier from the observing entity; and
determine an identity of the first beacon device by locating the first ephemeral identifier in a pre-computed ephemeral identifier
cache;

wherein the first ephemeral identifier comprises a time-varied obscuration of the static identifier associated with the first
beacon device, the first ephemeral identifier having been generated using an obscuring function known only to the first beacon
device and the verifying entity, such that the observing entity cannot compute the identity of the first beacon device independent
from communication with the verifying entity; and

wherein the current time-count of the beacon device is obtained from a time-based counter that increments the current time-count
by an increment quanta that is not equal to one, wherein the increment quanta comprises a shared secret between the first
beacon device and the verifying entity.

US Pat. No. 9,832,137

PROVISIONING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT USING A MAP REDUCE PROCESS

VCE IP Holding Company LL...

1. A provisioning system for a distributed computing environment, the provisioning system comprising:
a map reduce framework stored in at least one memory and executed on at least one processor of each of a plurality of computing
nodes comprising one or more resources, the plurality of computing nodes comprising the distributed computing environment,
the map reduce framework comprising:

a splitter process to receive a task associated with a distributed application to be deployed on the distributed computing
environment, and select which of the resources are to be provisioned for executing the distributed application;

a mapper process to convert at least one abstract address included in the task to an absolute address, and execute the task
for provisioning the selected resources; and

a reduce process to consolidate results of the executed task.

US Pat. No. 9,831,479

SEALED TYPE BATTERY

SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.,...

1. A battery comprising:
a case housing an electrode assembly produced by placing a positive electrode and a negative electrode with a separator interposed
between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and

a capping member disposed to an opening of the case and including a plurality of members,
wherein at least one of the plurality of members includes at least one gas exhaust hole, has a ratio of an area of the gas
exhaust hole to an area of the opening of the case of 3.0×10?5 or more and 9.1×10?3 or less.

US Pat. No. 9,831,473

ENCAPSULATION LAYER THICKNESS REGULATION IN LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

Kateeva, Inc., Newark, C...

1. A method of operating a system to form a permanent encapsulation layer of an electronic light emitting device to be formed
from a substrate, the method comprising:
obtaining at least one value representing a desired thickness of the permanent encapsulation layer, each value of the at least
one value corresponding to a respective surface area of the substrate;

for each value of the at least one value, using a printer to print droplets of the liquid onto the substrate in a manner so
as to deposit a volume per unit area of the liquid onto the respective portion of the substrate, the volume per unit area
varying dependent on the value, wherein using the printer is further performed within a chamber that holds a controlled atmosphere;

permitting the droplets, once deposited, to coalesce and form a continuous liquid coat;
curing the continuous liquid coat to form the permanent encapsulation layer;
wherein permitting and curing are also performed within a controlled atmosphere, and the liquid is not exposed to an uncontrolled
atmosphere between the using of the printer to print and the curing; and

wherein using the printer to print droplets comprises varying at least one of density of the droplets per unit area or volume
of the droplets so as to vary the volume per unit area in dependence on the at least one value, so as to produce the desired
thickness.

US Pat. No. 9,831,382

EPITAXY TECHNIQUE FOR GROWING SEMICONDUCTOR COMPOUNDS

Sensor Electronic Technol...

1. A method of fabricating a semiconductor structure, the method comprising:
growing a plurality of semiconductor layers over a substrate using a set of epitaxial growth periods, wherein each epitaxial
growth period includes:

epitaxially growing a first semiconductor layer having a tensile stress using a first molar ratio of group V precursors to
group III precursors (first V/III ratio); and

epitaxially growing a second semiconductor layer having a compressive stress using a second molar ratio of group V precursors
to group III precursors (second V/III ratio), wherein the first and second V/III ratios differ by at least ten percent, and
wherein the first semiconductor layer is immediately adjacent to the second semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,831,348

THIN FILM TRANSISTOR WITH IMPROVED CARRIER MOBILTY

HannStar Display (Nanjing...

1. A thin film transistor (TFT), comprising:
a gate electrode disposed on a substrate;
a first gate dielectric layer disposed on the gate electrode and the substrate and directly contacting the gate electrode,
wherein a ratio of a number of silicon-hydrogen bonds to a number of nitrogen-hydrogen bonds of the first gate dielectric
layer is substantially between 0.2 and 1.0;

a second gate dielectric layer disposed on the first gate dielectric layer, wherein a ratio of the number of silicon-hydrogen
bonds to the number of nitrogen-hydrogen bonds of the second gate dielectric layer is substantially between 0.01 and 0.2;

a channel layer disposed on and directly contacting the second gate dielectric layer; and
a source electrode and a drain electrode, wherein the source electrode and the drain electrode are disposed at two opposite
sides of the channel layer, and a gap exists between the source electrode and the drain electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,831,167

COMPOUND CARRIER BOARD STRUCTURE OF FLIP-CHIP CHIP-SCALE PACKAGE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

KINSUS INTERCONNECT TECHN...

1. A manufacturing method of the compound carrier board structure of Flip-Chip Chip-Scale Package, comprising:
providing a carrier board with a thickness less than 150 um, having a plurality of first and second contact points at an upper
surface thereof, the second contact points being located around the first contact points;

providing an anisotropic conductive film onto the upper surface of the carrier board, wherein the anisotropic conductive film
having a plurality of conductive particles distributed therein at mutually spaced positions, and portions of the anisotropic
conductive film being compressed is conductive while the other portions being uncompressed remains non-conductive;

providing a baseplate, having a plurality of electrical conductive bodies passing therethrough and an opening the baseplate
at the center of the baseplate, forming a plurality of surrounding walls within the opening, the electrical conductive bodies
having upper and lower ends respectively exposed at an upper surface and lower surface of the baseplate and electrically connected
to lower surfaces of a plurality of first electrode pads and upper surfaces of a plurality of second electrode pads;

pressing the baseplate against the anisotropic conductive film with the lower surfaces of the second electrode pads aligned
with the second contact points respectively, to allow the anisotropic conductive film having portions compressed between the
second electrode points of the carrier board and the second electrode pads of the baseplate, and the surrounding walls of
the opening arranged around the first contact points;

providing at least one die having an active surface and a corresponding non-active surface;
pressing the die into the opening of the baseplate and against the anisotropic conductive film with the dumps aligned with
the first contact points respectively, to allow the anisotropic conductive film having portions compressed between the first
electrode point of the carrier board and the dumps of the die; and

providing a sealant material filled in a gap between the surrounding walls of the opening and the die at a height lower than
the die to fixedly place the die within the opening and to leave the non-active surface exposed.

US Pat. No. 9,831,028

DISSYMMETRIC COIL ANTENNA TO FACILITATE NEAR FIELD COUPLING

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A portable device comprising:
a housing;
a continuous loop of coil antenna line installed at the housing, the continuous loop of coil antenna forms a first closed
loop that defines a first plane and a second closed loop that defines a second plane, wherein the first plane is coplanar
and dissymmetric with the second.

US Pat. No. 9,829,338

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING DIRECTIONS HAPTICALLY

1. A method comprising:
receiving directions to an intended destination for a user, the directions comprising a movement action and a distance to
the movement action;

generating, via a processor, a left signal component based on the directions;
generating, via the processor, a right signal component based on the directions;
transmitting the left signal component to a left haptic output unit; and
transmitting the right signal component to a right haptic output unit, such that the directions are communicated to the user
via the left haptic output unit and the right haptic output unit, wherein as the distance to the movement action decreases,
a duration of output generated by at least one of the left haptic output unit and the right haptic output unit increases.

US Pat. No. 9,829,184

SUPPORT RAIL FOR HOLDING AND SUPPLYING POWER TO A PLURALITY OF LIGHTING MODULES, AND LIGHT STRIP SYSTEM WITH SUCH A SUPPORT RAIL

ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH, ...

1. An LED lighting strip system, comprising:
an elongate support rail axially extending along a longitudinal axis for holding and supplying power to a plurality of LED
lighting modules, first conductors supported on and extending substantially along the length of the elongate support rail
forming a first power supply circuit to distribute AC grid voltage,

second conductors supported on and extending along the elongate support rail for forming a second power supply circuit to
distribute a DC voltage, and

a converter unit for electrically coupling the second power supply circuit to the first power supply circuit and converting
the AC grid voltage to the DC voltage to power the LED lighting modules,

wherein the second power supply circuit has a first DC coupling element for electrically connecting a first LED lighting module
and a second DC coupling element for electrically connecting a second LED lighting module mounted in spaced apart orientation
to the elongate support rail.

US Pat. No. 9,829,057

DRUM IN HAT BRAKE DISK FOR VEHICLE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, S...

1. A manufacturing method of a drum in hat brake disk, the manufacturing method comprising:
casting cast iron to prepare a main braking part;
seating the main braking part in a mold and injecting an aluminum alloy melt into the mold to form a hat part;
cooling the main braking part and the hat part at room temperature and separating the mold to manufacture the drum in hat
(DIH) brake disk;

polishing a surface of an inner diameter part of the hat part in order to improve adhesion of a sprayed coating layer;
performing a short blast process for the surface of the inner diameter part of the hat part using alumina; and
forming the sprayed coating layer on the inner diameter part of the hat part which is subjected to the short blast process,
wherein the forming of the sprayed coating layer is formed at a speed of 10 to 25 ?m/pass, and the sprayed coating layer contains
carbon (C) of 0.44 to 0.51 wt %, silicon (Si) of 0.15 to 0.35 wt %, manganese (Mn) of 0.60 to 0.90 wt %, phosphorus (P) of
0.04 wt % or less, but greater than 0 wt %, sulfur (S) of 0.04 wt % or less, a remainder iron (Fe), and incidental impurities,
and

wherein the aluminum alloy melt contains silicon (Si) of 11 to 13 wt %, copper (Cu) of 3 to 5 wt %, nickel (Ni) of 2 to 4
wt %, a remainder aluminum (Al), and incidental impurities.

US Pat. No. 9,829,026

ANCHOR BOLT

HOWA CORPORATION, Amagas...

1. An anchor bolt fixed in a bore provided in a wall surface, comprising:
a cylindrical rod having on its outer peripheral surface an external thread, and
an expandable device disposed on the rod for fixing the anchor bolt on an inner peripheral surface of the bore;
wherein the expandable device has a taper member and an expandable member fitted over the taper member, the taper member having
an internal thread formed along a central axis of the taper member for being threadably engaged with the external thread of
the rod and a plurality of planar inclined surfaces of an outer peripheral surface of the taper member,

wherein the expandable member has a plurality of abutment parts and a bridge connecting tips of the abutment parts with each
other, the abutment part having a planar inner surface which can surface-contact the inclined surface of the taper member,

wherein each inclined surface of the taper member is inclined so as to go away from the central axis of the taper member toward
a tip of the anchor bolt,

wherein the tip of the taper member has a tip peripheral surface which is located adjacent to and on the tip side of the inclined
surface and is formed as an upright surface along the central axis of the taper member,

wherein when the taper member is moved toward a base end of the bore in a state in which the anchor bolt is inserted into
the bore, the inclined surface of the taper member is surface-pressed against the inner surface of the abutment part and an
outer peripheral surface of the abutment part is pressed against the inner peripheral surface of the bore; and

wherein a portion of the inner surface of the abutment part is located closer to the tip of the anchor bolt than the inclined
surface of the taper member.

US Pat. No. 9,828,180

FABRIC CONVEYOR BELT WITH LAYERED PVC AND POLYESTER COATING AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME

UniBand USA, LLC, Grand ...

1. A conveyor belt, comprising:
a fabric carcass having woven filaments in longitudinal and lateral directions, wherein the fabric carcass of the conveyor
belt is configured to convey objects in the longitudinal direction to define a conveyance direction, and wherein at least
some of the woven filaments arranged in the longitudinal direction are configured to withstand tensile stresses put on the
conveyor belt;

a reinforcing polymer comprising polyvinyl chloride disposed in a first defined layer over an exterior side of the fabric
carcass to form a first thickness; and

an exterior polymer comprising polyester disposed in a second defined layer over and fused to the first defined layer to form
a second thickness, wherein the second defined layer of the exterior polymer provides greater compressive resiliency than
the first defined layer of the reinforcing polymer.

US Pat. No. 9,828,118

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ASSISTING THE PILOTING OF AN AIRCRAFT DURING A PARABOLIC FLIGHT

Airbus Operations SAS, (...

1. A method for assisting in the piloting of an aircraft in a parabolic flight, wherein the method comprises a series of steps,
implemented automatically and repetitively, in a parabolic flight of the aircraft and consisting in real time:
a) determining, by a pilot assistance device, at least one current vertical load factor of the aircraft;
b) computing, by a computation unit, a flight director value using said current vertical load factor and a target vertical
load factor, by applying a filtering to said current vertical load factor to attenuate variations at high frequencies and
by performing a correction to correct a time offset generated by the filtering, the target vertical load factor being a vertical
load factor desired for the aircraft in the parabolic flight, said flight director value being computed in such a way as to
be equal to a reference value when the current vertical load factor becomes equal to said target vertical load factor, said
correction being performed using a correcting term which is proportional to a derivative of an estimated load factor value;
and

c) presenting, by the pilot assistance device, on at least one load factor scale, displayed on a screen of the cockpit, a
first indicator representative of said flight director value, computed in the step b), and a second indicator indicating said
reference value.

US Pat. No. 9,827,115

INSTRUMENTED LINKAGE SYSTEM

ZIMMER INC., Warsaw (US)...

1. A method of placing a cutting guide on at least one bone, the method comprising the steps of:
providing an instrumented linkage system having a first extremity and a second extremity, the first and second extremities
interconnected and located on opposed ends of the instrumented linkage system;

affixing the first extremity of the instrumented linkage system to a substrate;
coupling a digitizing fixture to the second extremity of said instrumented linkage system;
digitizing a plurality of points of said at least one bone using the digitizing fixture;
coupling a cutting guide supporting fixture to said second extremity of said instrumented linkage system, said cutting guide
supporting fixture having said cutting guide fixed thereto;

using the second extremity of the instrumented linkage system to locate said cutting guide, mounted to said second extremity
of said instrumented linkage system, into a selected position relative to said at least one bone;

coupling a paddle fixture to the second extremity of said instrumented linkage system;
placing an end of said paddle fixture into a guide member of said cutting guide;
using the instrumented linkage system to adjusting an angular orientation of said paddle fixture to thereby adjust an angular
orientation of said guide member relative to said at least one bone; and

securing said cutting guide to said at least one bone.

US Pat. No. 9,832,910

RAM AIR FAN AND POWER ELECTRONICS COOLING SYSTEMS

HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPO...

1. A power electronics cooling system comprising:
a ram air fan comprising an air inlet and a blade mechanically coupled to a motor; and
a first pump motor coupled to a first cooling pump, wherein the first pump motor is electronically coupled to the motor of
the ram air fan,

wherein the first cooling pump pumps a first cooling liquid through a heat exchanger, wherein the blade forces air through
the heat exchanger, wherein the first cooling liquid is pumped through the heat exchanger and to a first electronics package,
and wherein the first electronics package comprises a first motor controller.

US Pat. No. 9,832,907

SKELETON UNIT AND SKELETON UNIT ASSEMBLY

SHANGHAI PUHE TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A skeleton unit to mount a plurality of mosaic cover plates, comprising:
a main body section, which is integrally formed by a plurality of strip pieces perpendicularly crossing each other to present
a grille shape, comprising a plurality of grids with a size and a shape corresponding to the mosaic cover plates;

an extension section, which extends out from four edges of the main body section and is integrally formed with the main body
section, the extension section comprises a plurality of prolongation pieces which respectively extend out from both ends of
each strip piece, and a plurality of parallel strips which connect with outside ends of each prolongation piece on a same
side and are in parallel with the edges of the main body section, respectively;

wherein a length of a parallel strip is equal to a length of a strip piece, a height of the parallel strip is less than half
a height of the strip piece;

wherein first two adjacent parallel strips are in an alignment with a bottom surface of the main body section, and top parts
of second two adjacent parallel strips are fixed at positions close to a top surface of the main body section;

wherein the parallel strip is provided with a plurality of lap joint hole portions penetrating the parallel strips and are
used to overlap another skeleton unit; and

wherein a sum of twice a length of a prolongation piece and a width of the parallel strip is equal to a length of a grid.

US Pat. No. 9,832,883

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PACKAGE SUBSTRATE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A package substrate comprising:
a first side that includes one or more lands, the one or more lands with a first surface finish disposed on the one or more
lands;

a second side disposed opposite to the first side, the second side with an outer dielectric layer that has an outer surface,
the outer surface being an outer surface of the package substrate; and

one or more electrical routing features disposed in, and extending through, the outer dielectric layer, wherein the one or
more electrical routing features have an outer surface that is coplanar with the outer surface of the outer dielectric layer,
wherein a second surface finish is disposed on, and in direct contact with, the outer surface of the one or more electrical
routing features, wherein the one or more electrical routing features have a pitch to bond with die interconnect structures
of one or more dies, wherein the second surface finish has a different chemical composition than the first surface finish,
wherein a bump pitch of the electrical routing features is 50 micrometers, and wherein the electrical routing features include
a pad size of 49 micrometers.

US Pat. No. 9,832,874

METHOD OF FORMING A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY

International Business Ma...

1. A method of forming a printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, the method comprising:
disposing a first PCB and a second PCB substantially parallel and opposite to each other and each having a first side and
a second side opposite to each other, such that the second side of the first PCB is opposite to the first side of the second
PCB;

wherein the second PCB has a first set of side connectors on the first side and a second set of side connectors on the second
side, the first and second sets of connectors configured for both electrical power supply to and signal communication with
the second PCB;

electrically and mechanically connecting the second PCB to the second side of the first PCB via a first elastomeric connector
arranged between the first side of the second PCB, where the first elastomeric connector connects to the first set of connectors,
and the second side of the first PCB; and

electrically connecting the second PCB to the first PCB via the second set of side connectors and a flexible electrical connector
that is electrically connected to the second set of side connectors and the first PCB.

US Pat. No. 9,832,873

CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A circuit board structure, comprising:
an inner circuit structure, comprising a core layer having an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to each other, a
first patterned circuit layer disposed on the upper surface, a second patterned circuit layer disposed on the lower surface,
and a conductive through hole connecting the first patterned circuit layer and the second patterned circuit layer; and

a first build-up circuit structure, disposed on the upper surface of the core layer and covering the first patterned circuit
layer, wherein the first build-up circuit structure at least has a cavity and an inner dielectric layer, the cavity exposes
a portion of the inner dielectric layer, and the inner dielectric layer directly covers the upper surface of the core layer
and the first patterned circuit layer, the inner dielectric layer has a first portion with a first thickness, and a second
portion with a second thickness exposed by the cavity, wherein the second thickness is thinner than the first thickness, the
inner dielectric layer has an opening connecting the cavity and exposing a portion of the first patterned circuit layer, a
hole diameter of the opening is smaller than a hole diameter of the cavity, and a top surface of the first patterned circuit
layer exposed by the opening is not higher than an inner surface of the inner dielectric layer exposed by the cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,832,870

RESIN COMPOSITION, PREPREG, METAL FOIL-CLAD LAMINATE AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD

MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL C...

1. A resin composition comprising an epoxy resin (A), a cyanate ester compound (B), an inorganic filler (C), wherein the inorganic
filler (C) comprises a surface-treated silicon carbide (C-1) of a silicon carbide powder having the surface treated with an
inorganic oxide, and a maleimide compound (D) selected from at least one or more of the group consisting of bis(4-maleimidophenyl)methane,
2,2-bis(4-(4-maleimidephenoxy)-phenyl)propane, bis(3-ethyl-5-methyl-4-maleimidophenyl)methane, and a maleimide compound represented
by the following formula (4):

wherein each R independently represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and n represents an integer of 1 to 10 as an average
value; and

wherein the inorganic filler (C) is contained in an amount of 150 to 900 parts by mass based on a total of 100 parts by mass
of resin solid components.

US Pat. No. 9,832,865

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PROVIDING INCREASED ROUTING FLEXIBILITY IN MULTI-LAYER PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERA...

1. A circuit board comprising:
a stack of at least first and second circuit board layers, each circuit board layer comprising a layer of a first type of
dielectric material and a layer of metal that may be patterned or unpatterned, a first circuit board layer of the stack of
at least first and second circuit board layers comprising a patterned metal layer, one or more of the circuit board layers
having one or more electrically-conductive vias formed therein that extend from the metal layer of the respective circuit
board layer to the metal layer of an adjacent circuit board layer; and

a mezzanine redistribution structure disposed inside of the layer of the first type of dielectric material of the first circuit
board layer, and wherein the mezzanine redistribution structure comprises a non-sacrificial layer of a second type of dielectric
material and a mezzanine redistribution layer of metal, the mezzanine redistribution layer of metal forming electrical interconnections
between different portions of the patterned metal layer of the first circuit board layer.

US Pat. No. 9,832,863

METHOD OF FABRICATING A STRETCHABLE COMPUTING DEVICE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A stretchable computing device, comprising:
a stretchable body oriented in a first horizontal plane;
a first electronic component embedded within the stretchable body;
a second electronic component embedded within the stretchable body; and
wherein the first electronic component and the second electronic component are connected by stretchable electrical connectors
within the stretchable body, wherein the electrical connectors include upper horizontal sections and lower horizontal sections
that are connected by vertical vias, wherein the upper horizontal sections, the lower horizontal sections and the vertical
vias are within a vertical plane that is orthogonal to the first horizontal plane.

US Pat. No. 9,832,861

TOUCH PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

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

1. A touch panel comprising:
a substrate;
a jumper metal having two outermost ends on a top surface of the substrate;
a first insulation layer comprising an opening, on the jumper metal;
a second insulation layer on the first insulation layer;
a first row extending in a first direction and comprising a plurality of first conductive patterns on the first insulation
layer;

a second row extending in a second direction different from the first direction and comprising a plurality of second conductive
patterns on the first insulation layer;

a connection part connecting the first conductive patterns;
a first metal electrode connected to an outermost end portion of the first row; and
a second metal electrode connected to an outermost end portion of the second row;
wherein two second conductive patterns of the second row are connected by the jumper metal exposed through the opening of
the first insulation layer;

wherein both outermost ends of the jumper metal are exposed through the first insulation layer, such that the outermost ends
of the jumper metal do not vertically overlap with the first insulation layer;

wherein a width of the jumper metal, measured in a fourth direction parallel to the top surface of the substrate, is narrower
than a width of the opening measured in the fourth direction;

wherein the second insulation layer is disposed on the first metal electrode and the second metal electrode;
wherein a width of the opening is wider than a width of the connection part;
wherein the connection part is not vertically overlapped with the opening;
wherein the jumper metal is vertically overlapped with the opening;
wherein a length of the connection part, measured in the first direction, is shorter than a length of the jumper metal, measured
in the second direction;

wherein a length of the jumper metal, measured in the second direction, is smaller than a length of each second conductive
pattern, measured in the second direction;

wherein the jumper metal comprises an overlapping area overlapped, in a third direction perpendicular to the first and second
directions, with the connection part or a second conductive pattern of the plurality of second conductive patterns;

wherein the jumper metal further comprises a non-overlapping area that is not overlapped, in the third direction, with the
connection part or any second conductive pattern;

wherein a length of the non-overlapping area, measured in the second direction, is smaller than a length of the overlapping
area, measured in the second direction; and

wherein both the first metal electrode and the second metal electrode are disposed on a different plane from both the first
conductive patterns and the second conductive patterns.

US Pat. No. 9,832,854

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STABILIZATION OF DROPLET-PLASMA INTERACTION VIA LASER ENERGY MODULATION

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...

1. A method comprising:
measuring, using an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) energy detector, an amount of EUV energy generated by a first laser pulse impacting
a first droplet in a plasma chamber of a laser produced plasma (LPP) EUV system;

calculating a first modified laser pulse energy, using an EUV controller, based on the measured amount of EUV energy generated
by the first laser pulse impacting the first droplet in the plasma chamber;

instructing, by the EUV controller, the laser source to deliver a second laser pulse having the calculated first modified
energy thereby altering flight of a second droplet in the plasma chamber;

measuring, using the EUV energy detector, an amount of EUV energy generated by the second laser pulse impacting the second
droplet in the plasma chamber;

calculating a second modified laser pulse energy, using the EUV controller, based on the measured amount of EUV energy generated
by the second laser pulse impacting the second droplet in the plasma chamber;

and,
instructing, by the EUV controller, the laser source to deliver a third laser pulse having the calculated second modified
energy thereby altering flight of a third droplet in the plasma chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,832,842

MULTI-MODE CONTROL DEVICE

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A multi-mode control device for controlling operation of a load device, the multi-mode control device comprising:
a high-power interface electrically couplable to a high-power module for providing current to the load device from a power
source external to the multi-mode control device, wherein the high-power interface is configured to receive a first current
from the high-power module;

a low-power interface electrically couplable to a low-power module, wherein the low-power interface is configured to receive
a second current from the low-power module that is less than the first current and is further configurable for preventing
at least some of the first current from flowing to the low-power module; and

a control module electrically coupled to the high-power interface and the low-power interface, wherein the control module
is configured to operate in a high-power mode in which a first device in the control module is powered by the first current
and is further configurable to operate in a low-power mode in which a second device in the control module is powered by the
second current.

US Pat. No. 9,832,832

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VARIABLE ILLUMINATION

Digital Lumens, Inc., Bo...

1. An apparatus for controlling at least one dimmable lighting fixture by varying a variable output power provided to the
at least one dimmable lighting fixture, the apparatus comprising:
at least one sensor to generate at least one sensor signal representative of a change in an environment illuminated by the
at least one dimmable lighting fixture;

an alternating current (AC) power input to receive AC electrical power;
a switchable power supply, operably coupled to the AC power input, to generate the variable output power;
a power measurement circuit, operably coupled to the AC power input, to monitor electrical power consumption of the at least
one dimmable lighting fixture;

a processor, operably coupled to the at least one sensor and the switchable power supply, to generate at least one digital
control signal based on the electrical power consumption and the at least one sensor signal and to control the variable output
power generated by the switchable power supply; and

at least one interface, operably coupled to the processor, to send and receive information related to the operation of the
at least one dimmable lighting fixture and to provide the variable output power to the at least one dimmable lighting fixture.

US Pat. No. 9,832,822

LINE VOLTAGE COMPENSATION AC LED DRIVING DEVICE

SHENZHEN SENDIS GREEN POW...

1. A line voltage compensation AC LED driving device, connected in series between a rectifier bridge and an LED lights group,
comprising:
a line voltage compensation module; and
an AC LED driving module, wherein:
the line voltage compensation module detects a voltage output from the rectifier bridge and outputs a corresponding line voltage
compensation reference voltage to the AC LED driving module,

the AC LED driving module adjusts a driving current in a real time basis according to the line voltage compensation reference
voltage,

the line voltage compensation module comprises a voltage divider module, a reference voltage output module, a peaks sampling
module, a subtract module and a charging/discharging module, the voltage divider module includes a first resistor and a second
resistor, and a slope of the line voltage compensation reference voltage to the voltage output from the rectifier bridge is
adjusted through adjusting a ratio between the first resistor and the second resistor, and

during two adjacent rectifier cycles, a voltage value on the charging/discharging module is M times of a peak value of the
voltage output from the rectifier bridge, where M, which is a discharge coefficient of the charging/discharging module, is
a number smaller than 1.

US Pat. No. 9,832,817

DEVICE FOR IRRADIATING A SUBSTRATE

Heraeus Noblelight GmbH, ...

1. An apparatus for irradiating a substrate, the apparatus comprising a housing and, within the housing, a receptacle for
the substrate to be irradiated, the substrate having a circular irradiation surface comprising a first semi-circular surface
portion and a second semi-circular surface portion, a first emitter to generate optical radiation, the first emitter having
a first emitter tube arranged in a plane of curvature extending parallel to the circular irradiation surface and having an
emitter tube end through which a power supply is guided, wherein the receptacle and the first emitter are rotatable with respect
to each other about a rotational axis, wherein the first emitter tube has a curved illumination length section extending with
a mirror symmetrical-oval basic shape in the plane of curvature, and wherein the curved illumination length section is associated
with one of the semicircular surface portions.

US Pat. No. 9,832,786

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR SCHEDULING DATA FLOW

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for scheduling a data flow, comprising:
receiving, by a network side device, a first data packet related to a user equipment (UE), wherein the first data packet including
a service type;

receiving at least one data packet related to the UE after receiving the first data packet, wherein the at least one data
packet corresponds to a service type;

determining, by the network side device, a priority of a subsequent downlink data packet of the UE, wherein determining the
priority of the subsequent downlink data packet of the UE comprises:

searching for priorities of the at least one data packet and the first data packet, according to the correspondence between
the service type of the at least one data packet and a priority; and

taking a statistical value of the priorities as the priority of the subsequent downlink data packet of the UE, and wherein
an access network resource or air interface resource for the subsequent downlink data packet of the UE is to be scheduled
based on the determined priority; and

sending, by the network side device, the subsequent downlink data packet to the UE, wherein the subsequent downlink data packet
carries the determined priority.

US Pat. No. 9,832,746

ENHANCED MECHANISM OF UPLINK TIME ALIGNMENT MAINTENANCE FOR INTER-ENB CARRIER AGGREGATION

MEDIATEK SINGAPORE Pte. L...

1. A method comprising:
detecting an inter-eNB carrier aggregation configuration by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless network with serving cells
served by a first and a second base station, wherein each serving cell is configured with an uplink group identifier;

determining a first cell group with a first cell group identifier and a second cell group with a second cell group identifier,
wherein the first cell group containing one or more serving cells with the same or different uplink group identifiers served
by the first base station and the second cell group with the second cell group identifier containing one or more serving cells
with the same or different uplink group identifiers served by the second base station, and wherein the uplink group identifier
is associated with a cell time advancing group (TAG) and the cell group identifier is associated with a group TAG, and wherein
each cell TAG associates with the same base station belongs to the same group TAG, and wherein each cell TAG has a time advance
timer (TAT); and

performing uplink alignment, monitoring and management procedures linking to the first or the second cell group identifier.

US Pat. No. 9,832,744

TIMING VALUE ADJUSTMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A timing value adjustment method comprising:
enabling an autonomous transmit timing value adjustment mechanism of a terminal for at least one timing advance group (TAG);
acquiring, according to the autonomous transmit timing value adjustment mechanism for the at least one TAG, a predicted absolute
timing difference of one of more pairs of TAGs, where each TAG in a pair comprises a first TAG, wherein the predicted absolute
timing difference of each TAG pair is a difference between transmit timing values of the two TAGs in each TAG pair; and

responding to the autonomous transmit timing value adjustment mechanism for the first TAG according to a preset policy and
the predicted absolute timing difference of each TAG pair, wherein the preset policy includes one of

a) not performing an autonomous adjustment operation on a transmit timing value of the first TAG according to the autonomous
transmit timing value adjustment mechanism for the first TAG when the predicted absolute timing difference of a given TAG
pair is greater than a maximum timing difference reference value, and

b) performing the autonomous adjustment operation on the transmit timing value of the first TAG according to the autonomous
transmit timing value adjustment mechanism for the first TAG when the predicted absolute timing difference of the given TAG
pair is less than or equal to the maximum timing difference reference value.

US Pat. No. 9,832,730

POWER MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNICATION DEVICES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for reducing power consumption in a communication device, comprising:
receiving, by the communication device, at least a portion of a packet;
determining a subset of components of the communication device for which to reduce power based, at least in part, on a length
of the packet, wherein the components include at least one component selected from a group consisting of a radio transmission
unit, a radio receiver unit, a synthesizer and a clock in a physical layer of the communication device; and

reducing the power to the subset of the components for a time period based, at least in part, on the length of the packet
and on determining by the communication device that the packet includes padded data to be discarded by the communication device,

wherein the components in the subset of the components vary based, at least in part, on the length of the packet.

US Pat. No. 9,832,723

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ACTIVITY OF A BASE STATION ENTITY OF A FIRST TYPE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG, Bon...

1. A method for controlling the activity of a base station entity of a first type in a mobile communication network via a
mobile device having a communication link to a base station entity of a second type, the base station entity of the second
type corresponding to a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) and the base station entity of the first type corresponding to
a second RAT, wherein the base station entity of the first type is able to be operated in at least a first operational mode
and a second operational mode, wherein the first operational mode corresponds to the base station entity of the first type
transmitting radio frequency signals such that a control channel corresponding to the second RAT is received in a radio coverage
area of the base station entity of the first type by the mobile device, wherein the second operational mode corresponds to
the base station entity of the first type not providing the control channel corresponding to the second RAT in the radio coverage
area of the base station entity of the first type for the mobile device such that the control channel corresponding to the
second RAT is not received in the radio coverage area of the base station entity of the first type by the mobile device, wherein
the method comprises:
sending, by the mobile device, a connection request to the base station entity of the second type while the base station entity
of the first type is in its second operational mode, the connection request being related to a service provided by the base
station entity of the first type and not provided by the base station entity of the second type; and

activating the first operational mode of the base station entity of the first type and establishing a communication link between
the mobile device and the base station entity of the first type to provide the service to the mobile device;

wherein a plurality of base station entities of the first type correspond to a radio coverage area of the base station entity
of the second type, and wherein the choice of which base station entity of the first type is to be activated in the activating
step is dependent on at least one out of the following:

a detected position of the mobile device within the radio coverage area of the base station entity of the second type;
a detected speed and/or direction of motion of the mobile device within the radio coverage area of the base station entity
of the second type;

a geographical or infrastructural situation within the radio coverage area of the base station entity of the second type;
and

the mobile device;
wherein during operation of the base station entity of the first type in the second operational mode, the mobile device does
not have information regarding the existence of the base station entity of the first type and does not receive the service.

US Pat. No. 9,832,714

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NETWORK NODE SELECTION BASED USER EQUIPMENT AGENT ASSISTED MODIFICATION OF TEMPORARY IDENTITY IN 3G AND 4G NETWORKS

MAVENIR SYSTEMS, INC., R...

1. A computer implemented method for provisioning a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:
receiving a signal containing updated temporary identification information from the UE, the UE having provided permanent identification
information to a first mobile core network, having received temporary identification information from the first mobile core
network, having updated the temporary identification information based on UE location information to produce updated temporary
identification information indicating the second mobile core network and having provided the signal containing the updated
temporary identification information for delivery, the UE having updated the temporary identification information based on
a list of information on locations of the second mobile core network received using an Over The Air Provisioning (OTAP) server;

forwarding the received signal to the second mobile core network;
receiving a new temporary identification information indicating the second mobile core network for the UE from the second
mobile core network, the new temporary identification information assigned by the second mobile core network after identifying
and authenticating the UE using the permanent identification information of the UE; and

providing the new temporary identification information to the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,832,670

SPECTRUM ANALYZING RECEIVER FOR WIRELESS ENVIRONMENT OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM

FAT Mongoose Technologies...

1. A correlating wideband mixed-signal spectrum analyzer, comprising:
a wideband receiver for detecting signals in a mixed-signal environment, said receiver including
a correlator for automatically correlating signals in said mixed-signal environment against a number of different waveforms
such that incoming signals are automatically correlated against said waveforms, wherein the number of waveforms against which
incoming signals are to be correlated is large in number, and in which the waveforms include a large number of waveforms having
different characteristics corresponding to different wireless protocols.

US Pat. No. 9,832,664

RECEIVING AND TRANSMITTING REVERSE LINK SIGNALS FROM SUBSCRIBER UNITS

IPR Licensing, Inc., Wil...

1. An apparatus for receiving reverse link signals from a plurality of subscriber units, the apparatus comprising:
an antenna;
a receiver in a base station comprising circuitry coupled to the antenna and configured to receive a first plurality of reverse
link signals and a second plurality of reverse link signals in a time interval, wherein each said reverse link signal of the
first plurality of reverse link signals is derived from at least a pseudo noise (PN) sequence that is the same as a PN sequence
of which at least one other of the first plurality is derived and an orthogonal sequence that is different from an orthogonal
sequence of which at least one other of the first plurality is derived, and wherein each said reverse link signal of the second
plurality of reverse link signals is derived from at least a pseudo noise (PN) sequence that is different from a PN sequence
of which at least one other of the second plurality is derived; and

a processor comprising circuitry configured to determine a timing offset associated with at least one of the received reverse
link signals to align a timing of the at least one of the received reverse link signals with at least one other reverse link
signal;

wherein the processor further comprises circuitry coupled to the antenna and configured to transmit an absolute timing adjustment
and a relative timing adjustment to a subscriber unit.

US Pat. No. 9,832,568

APPARATUS FOR LABELING INPUTS OF AN AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE SYSTEM

Harman International Indu...

1. An audio mixing console labeling system, comprising:
an audio mixing console including a processor and being configured to:
receive an audio signal at an input port from one of a microphone and a musical instrument, the input port being associated
with a channel of the audio mixing console;

receive a label signal including a channel label to be assigned to the channel from a user interface of a remote device, wherein
the label signal is wirelessly received from the remote device; and

assign the channel label to the channel in response to receiving the audio signal at the input port.

US Pat. No. 9,832,421

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONVERTING A FRAME RATE

HISENSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A display device comprising a non-volatile memory and one or more processors, the non-volatile memory storing one or more
computer readable program codes, the one or more processors configured to execute the one or more computer readable program
codes to:
receive a first video signal;
extract target frames from the first video signal, the target frames comprising a same content as original signal frames corresponding
to the first video signal;

generate a second video signal from the target frames; and
perform a Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation (MEMC) process on the second video signal.

US Pat. No. 9,832,266

METHODS FOR USING EXTRACTED FEATURES TO PERFORM AN ACTION ASSOCIATED WITH IDENTIFIED ACTION INFORMATION

NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, I...

1. A method comprising:
receiving, at a computer system from a user electronic device, a query related to an electronic media work comprising an image
displayed at the user electronic device;

extracting, using the computer system, one or more features of the electronic media work, wherein the extracted features are
a compact representation of the electronic media work;

identifying, at the computer system, action information associated with the query based at least in part on a sub-linear search
of an electronic database of reference features corresponding to one or more reference works that identifies any match within
a threshold of at least one of the reference features to the extracted one or more features but does not guarantee to identify
the closest match to the extracted one or more features, wherein the one or more reference works are organized using a clustering
technique to eliminate a subset of the one or more reference works to be searched by performing a comparison of cluster features;
and

providing, by the computer system to the user electronic device, machine readable instructions to perform an action associated
with the identified action information, which action includes displaying additional information associated with the query.

US Pat. No. 9,832,261

CLOUD CONSISTENCY TECHNOLOGY

1. A system for data consistency, the system comprising:
a management host; wherein the management host is connected to at least one storage array of a set of storage arrays; and
computer-executable logic operating in memory, wherein the computer-executable program logic is configured for execution of;
sending an auto propagating message from the management host to hold IO for devices of a consistency group to the at least
one storage array of the set of storage arrays;

causing each storage array of the set of storage arrays, upon receiving the message, to send the hold message to each storage
array to which they have connectivity;

polling, by the management host, a status of the set of storage arrays to determine if registration has been successfully
completed;

wherein the connectivity is through fiber channel;
changing a status on each storage array of the set of storage arrays when the storage array receives the message; wherein
the status denotes that a storage array has received the hold message for the consistency group;

polling, by the management array, the status of the storage arrays;
upon confirming that each storage array of the storage arrays that has devices in the consistency group received the hold,
sending an auto propagating clone activate message from the management host to perform a clone of the devices of the consistency
group to the at least one storage array of the set of storage arrays;

causing each storage array of the set of storage arrays, upon receiving the auto propagating clone activate message, to send
the clone activate message to each storage array to which they have connectivity;

changing the status on each storage array of the set of storage arrays when the storage array receives the message; wherein
the status denotes that a storage array has completed setting the clone for the consistency group; and

polling, by the management array, the status of the storage arrays to confirm the clone has been set.

US Pat. No. 9,832,225

IDENTITY THEFT COUNTERMEASURES

James A. Roskind, Redwoo...

10. A computing device comprising:
a display device;
a memory storing instructions; and
a processor coupled to the display device and the memory, the processor executing the instructions to cause the computing
device to perform operations comprising:

receiving an electronic message that includes a link corresponding to a source address for a document that is to be presented
on the display device;

determining metadata for the electronic message;
determining whether the document is trustworthy based on the metadata for the electronic message;
if the document is determined to be trustworthy, processing the document in a first mode by retrieving the document from the
source address and presenting the document on the display device, and retrieving and presenting any subsequent documents selected
from the document without determining whether the subsequent documents are trustworthy; and

if the document is determined to be untrustworthy, processing the document in a second mode that is different than the first
mode, and processing any subsequent documents selected from the document in the second mode.

US Pat. No. 9,832,188

VIRTUAL SMART CARD TO PERFORM SECURITY-CRITICAL OPERATIONS

Open Invention Network LL...

1. A method, comprising:
reading data associated with a unique identifier via a reader device, wherein the data comprises a key stream of digital data
bits associated with the unique identifier, the unique identifier related to a smart card;

identifying a user's smart card base address from a first portion of the digital data bits of the key stream; and
authenticating the user based on the unique identifier and results of the read data.

US Pat. No. 9,832,176

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NON-REPLAYABLE COMMUNICATION SESSIONS

DROPBOX, INC., San Franc...

1. A method comprising:
receiving, at a second device, a public identity key and a first public session key corresponding to a first device;
generating, by the second device, a first message;
generating, by the second device, a first encrypted message based on the first message, the public identity key, and the first
public session key; and

transmitting, by the second device, the first encrypted message to the first device.

US Pat. No. 9,832,138

METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC MANAGEMENT CAPACITY AND PLACEMENT FOR GLOBAL SERVICES

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A computer-implemented method for providing web service instances to support traffic demands for a particular web service
in a large-scale distributed system, the method comprising:
determining a peak historical service load for the web service;
determining service load capacity for each existing web service instance;
determining a sum of the service load capacities of the existing web service instances;
calculating a remaining service load after subtracting the sum of the service load capacities of the existing web service
instances from the peak historical service load for the web service;

determining a number of additional web service instances based on the remaining service load;
determining locations for the additional web service instances; and
creating the additional web service instances at the determined locations of the large-scale distributed system.

US Pat. No. 9,832,125

CONGESTION NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A congestion notification system, comprising:
a sender device;
a receiver device;
a networking device coupled between the sender device and the receiver device, wherein the networking device is configured
to:

detect a congestion situation;
receive a first packet from the sender device and, in response to detecting the congestion situation, provide a first congestion
notification in the first packet, retrieve sender device information that is included in the first packet and store the sender
device information in a database, and send the first packet to the receiver device;

receive a second packet from the receiver device that was sent by the receiver device prior to the receiver device receiving
the first packet;

determine that the second packet includes the sender device information that is stored in the database and, in response, provide
a second congestion notification in the second packet; and

send the second packet to the sender device.

US Pat. No. 9,832,058

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SCRAMBLING CONTROL FIELD INFORMATION FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

NEWRACOM, INC., Irvine, ...

1. A wireless device for transmitting a frame, comprising:
one or more memories; and
one or more processors coupled to the one or more memories, the one or more processors configured to cause:
generating a high-efficiency (HE) physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) including an HE signal B (HE-SIG-B) field that
immediately follows an HE signal A (HE-SIG- A) field and immediately precedes an HE short training field (HE-STF), wherein
the generating comprises:

generating coded HE-SIG-B bits, interleaving the coded HE-SIG-B bits to generate interleaved HE-SIG-B bits, modulating the
interleaved HE-SIG-B bits to generate N modulated symbols, N being a positive integer, generating N phase-rotated symbols
by applying a first set of N phase rotation values to the N modulated symbols respectively, and by applying a second set of
N phase rotation values to the N modulated symbols respectively, wherein the second set of N phase rotation values is different
from the first set of N phase rotation values, and

transforming the N phase-rotated symbols to an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol of the HE-SIG-B field;
and

transmitting the HE PPDU;
wherein the coded HE-SIG-B bits belong to a 20 MHz HE-SIG-B unit of the HE-SIG-B field,
wherein at least two complex values in the first set of N phase rotation values scrambling sequence are different resulting
in different phase rotations, and each phase rotation value in the second set of N phase rotation values has the same value
corresponding to the 20 MHz HE-SIG-B unit to each of the modulated symbols.

US Pat. No. 9,831,675

SYSTEM FOR COMMON REDUNDANT BYPASS FEED PATHS IN UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLIES

General Electric Company,...

1. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, comprising:
a rectifier configured to couple to an alternating current (AC) voltage source;
an inverter configured to couple to the rectifier and configured to output a controllable AC voltage to a load;
a plurality of switches configured to couple to the AC voltage source and configured to conduct current to the load when closed,
wherein each switch in the plurality of switches is coupled to each other in parallel, and wherein the plurality of switches
is coupled to the rectifier and the inverter in parallel;

at least one controller configured to couple to the rectifier and the inverter; and
a plurality of controllers, wherein each controller of the plurality of controllers is configured to couple to a respective
switch in the plurality of switches, wherein the at least one controller and the plurality of controllers communicate with
each other via at least two communication buses.

US Pat. No. 9,831,609

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND ELECTRICAL CONTACTS CONFIGURED TO CONTROL IMPEDANCE

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. An electrical connector comprising:
a connector body; and
a plurality of electrical contacts coupled to the connector body, each of the electrical contacts having an elongated body
that includes a base material and an impedance-control material that is disposed over the base material, the base material
of the elongated body having an outer surface, the impedance-control material being selectively plated onto only a portion
of the outer surface such that the impedance-control material extends along only a designated portion of a length of the elongated
body, the length being a greatest dimension of the elongated body, wherein the impedance-control material has a relative magnetic
permeability that is greater than a relative magnetic permeability of the base material, the impedance-control material increasing
the impedance of the electrical contact, wherein the designated portion forms a mating segment that is configured to engage
a corresponding contact of a mating connector.

US Pat. No. 9,831,433

CONJUGATED POLYMERS AND DEVICES INCORPORATING THE SAME

RAYNERGY TEK INCORPORATIO...

1. A conjugated polymer containing 10 or more repeating units of Formula
(I):

wherein:
X, at each occurrence, independently is selected from F and Cl;
Y is selected from a group consisting of S and N—R1, wherein R1 is selected from a group consisting of C1-20 straight-chain
and branched alkyl groups;

Z, at each occurrence, independently is selected from a group consisting of S and Se;
R, at each occurrence, independently is selected from a group consisting of straight-chain, branched and cyclic alkyl with
2-40 C atoms, in which one of more non-adjacent C atoms are optionally replaced by —O—, —S—, —C(O)—, —C(O-)-O—, —O—C(O)—,
—O—C(O)—O—, —CR0=CR00- or —C?C— and in which one or more H atoms are optionally replaced by F, Cl, Br, I or CN, or denote
aryl, heteroaryl, aryloxy, heteroaryloxy, arylcarbonyl, heteroarylcarbonyl, arylcarbonyloxy, heteroarylcarbonyloxy, aryloxycarbonyl
or heteroaryloxycarbonyl having 4 to 30 ring atoms that is unsubstituted or substituted by one or more non-aromatic groups;

and
Ar is selected from a group consisting of unsubstituted or substituted arylene, unsubstituted or substituted heteroarylene,
and combination of such groups;

wherein Ar does not contain any polycyclic group.

US Pat. No. 9,831,357

SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL PACKAGE AND METHOD

STMICROELECTRONICS PTE LT...

10. An optical package comprising:
a semiconductor substrate having a first surface and an opposite second surface;
a first optical device formed in a first portion of the semiconductor substrate between the first and second surfaces, the
first optical device being configured to receive radiation at a first frequency range;

a second optical device formed in a second portion of the semiconductor substrate between the first and second surfaces, the
second optical device being configured to receive radiation at a second frequency range that is different from the first frequency
range;

a transparent material having a first surface and an opposite second surface, a first portion of the transparent material
being aligned with and overlapping the first optical device and a second portion of the transparent material being aligned
with and overlapping the second optical device, the first surface of the semiconductor substrate being between the second
surface of the transparent material and the second surface of the semiconductor substrate;

a first optical filter formed on the first surface of the first portion of the transparent material and a second optical filter
formed on the first surface of the second portion of the transparent material; and

a first nontransparent light protection coating formed on the first surface of the transparent material, the first nontransparent
light protection coating having a first opening aligned with and overlapping the first optical device and a second opening
aligned with and overlapping the second optical device, the first optical filter being between the transparent material and
the first light protection coating.

US Pat. No. 9,831,163

CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

IBIDEN CO., LTD., Ogaki ...

1. A circuit substrate, comprising:
a core substrate having a cavity;
a metal block accommodated in the cavity of the core substrate;
a first build-up layer comprising a conductor circuit layer and an insulating resin layer and laminated on a first surface
of the core substrate such that the conductor circuit layer is formed on the first surface of the core substrate and the insulating
resin layer is covering the conductor circuit layer and a first surface of the metal block in the cavity; and

a second build-up layer comprising a conductor circuit layer and an insulating resin layer and laminated on a second surface
of the core substrate such that the conductor circuit layer is formed on the second surface of the core substrate and the
insulating resin layer is covering the conductor circuit layer and a second surface of the metal block in the cavity,

wherein the second build-up layer comprises a plurality of first via conductors connected to the second surface of the metal
block through the insulating resin layer in the second build-up layer, a plurality of common lands connecting the first via
conductors in parallel, and a plurality of second via conductors connected to the conductor circuit layer on the second surface
of the core substrate through insulating resin layer in the second build-up layer, and the plurality of common lands has a
plurality of pad portions formed such that the plurality of pad portions is positioned to mount a plurality of solder bumps
for a second circuit substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,831,005

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF STORING AND/OR TRANSFERRING HIGH LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE

HOLTEC INTERNATIONAL, INC...

1. A module for storing high level radioactive waste, the module comprising:
an outer shell having a hermetically closed bottom end;
an inner shell forming a cavity configured for storing a hermetically-sealed canister containing high-level nuclear waste,
the inner shell positioned inside the outer shell so as to form a space between the inner shell and the outer shell;

at least one divider extending from a top of the inner shell to a bottom of the inner shell, the at least one divider creating
a plurality of inlet passageways through the space, each inlet passageway connecting to a bottom portion of the cavity;

a plurality of cylindrical inlet ducts arranged around a peripheral flange affixed to the outer shell, each inlet duct penetrating
the flange and fluidly connecting at least one of the inlet passageways to ambient atmosphere, each inlet duct comprising
an inlet duct cover affixed over a surrounding cylindrical inlet wall extending upwards from the peripheral flange, the inlet
wall being peripherally perforated with a plurality of perforations; and

a removable lid positioned atop the inner shell, the lid having at least one outlet passageway connecting the cavity and the
ambient atmosphere, wherein the lid and a top of the inner shell are respectively configured to form a hermetic seal at a
top of the cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,830,663

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF INSURANCE CLASSIFICATION AND UNDERWRITING DETERMINATION FOR ENTITIES

Hartford Fire Insurance C...

1. A computerized system for making an insurance evaluation comprising:
one or more data storage devices storing data relating to an entity seeking insurance coverage and alert terms indicative
of insurance risk;

one or more computer processors in communication with the one or more data storage devices;
a communications device in communication with the one or more computer processors and the one or more data storage device;
and

a memory, coupled to the one or more computer processors, storing program instructions which, when executed by the one or
more computer processors, cause the one or more computer processors to:

receive search data relating to the entity seeking insurance coverage;
query an interface of a third-party platform based on the search data;
responsive to the query, receive third-party platform interface data from the third-party platform;
analyze the third-party platform interface data to determine a web site address for a web page on the third-party platform
relating to the entity;

retrieve third-party platform web site data from the web page on the third-party platform indicative of content related to
the entity;

output, based on the third-party platform interface data and the third-party platform web site data, first data indicative
of at least one industrial classification associated with the entity;

determine if the third-party platform interface data and the third-party platform web site data contain one or more of the
alert terms;

responsive to a determination that the third-party platform interface data and the third-party platform web site data contain
one or more of the alert terms, transmit by the communications device an indication of the determined one or more alert terms
to an underwriting computer with the first data indicative of at least one industrial classification associated with the entity;
and

responsive at least to the output of the first data, determine an insurance workflow.

US Pat. No. 9,830,079

MEMORY SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING NONVOLATILE MEMORY

TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATIO...

1. A memory system comprising:
a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of physical blocks; and
a controller electrically connected to the nonvolatile memory and configured to manage a plurality of namespaces, the plurality
of namespaces including at least a first namespace for storing a first type of data, and a second namespace for storing a
second type of data having a lower update frequency than the first type of data, wherein

the controller is configured to:
receive a first request for the first namespace and a second request for the second namespace from a host device, the first
request specifying a first number of logical block addresses and a first number of physical blocks, the second request specifying
a second number of logical block addresses and a second number of physical blocks;

allocate the first number of physical blocks for the first namespace;
allocate the second number of physical blocks for the second namespace,
allocate a first over-provision area for the first namespace, wherein a remainder which is obtained when a capacity corresponding
to the first number of logical block addresses is subtracted from a capacity corresponding to the first number of physical
blocks serves as the first over-provision area; and

allocate a second over-provision area for the second namespace, wherein a remainder which is obtained when a capacity corresponding
to the second number of logical block addresses is subtracted from a capacity corresponding to the second number of physical
blocks serves as the second over-provision area.

US Pat. No. 9,830,066

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL AND METHOD

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method comprising:
displaying, on a display, a first subset of graphical information, and a first position indicator at a first position in a
scroll region corresponding to a position of the first subset of graphical information within the graphical information;

in response to a user action moving a second position indicator in the scroll region to a second position in the scroll region:
displaying a second subset of the graphical information at a position within the graphical information corresponding to the
second position; and

displaying a visual representation graphically linking the first position indicator to the second position indicator within
the scroll region, the visual representation indicating to a user that when the user action ends, the first subset of graphical
information will again be displayed; and

in response to ending of the user action:
displaying the first subset of graphical information; and
causing the second position indicator and the visual representation to disappear from display in the scroll region.

US Pat. No. 9,829,307

SILICON BASED PRESSURE AND ACCELERATION OPTICAL INTERFEROMETRIC SENSORS WITH HOUSING ASSEMBLY

Kulite Semiconductor Prod...

1. A sensor assembly, comprising:
a sensor diaphragm configured to deflect responsive to an applied stimulus;
a first Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) having a first optical cavity, defined by a gap, in communication with
at least a portion of the sensor diaphragm, the first EFPI is configured to interact with light received at the first EFPI
to produce a combined measurement light signal and a first common-mode light signal, the measurement light signal corresponding
to the applied stimulus;

a second EFPI having a second optical cavity in communication with a cavity that extends partially through a supporting structure,
the second EFPI is configured to interact with light received at the second EFPI to produce a second common mode light signal;

a sensing optical fiber in communication with the first EFPI;
a reference optical fiber in communication with the second EFPI; and
a glass header configured to support the sensing optical fiber and the reference optical fiber.

US Pat. No. 9,829,219

THERMOELECTRIC ARRANGEMENT FOR USE IN A COOLING SYSTEM OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND COOLING SYSTEM HAVING SUCH A THERMOELECTRIC ARRANGEMENT

Dr. Ing. h.c.f. Porsche A...

1. A thermoelectric arrangement for a cooling system (4, 6) of a motor vehicle comprising: a thermocouple (8) with a first, heat-outputting thermal element (10) having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet, a second, heat-absorbing thermal element (12) having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet and a conductor element (14) through which current flows, the second thermal element (12) being arranged in at least one heating circuit (48), a fluid inlet line (22) that is fluidically connected to the inlet of the first thermal element (10) and a fluid outlet line that is fluidically connected to the fluid outlet of the first thermal element (10), at least first and second cooling circuits (16, 18, 20), first and second upstream connecting lines (36, 40) connecting the respective first and second cooling circuits (16, 18) to the fluid inlet line (22), first and second upstream valve arrangements (24; 28; 32) in the respective first and second upstream connecting lines (36, 40), first and second downstream connecting lines (38, 40) connecting the fluid outlet line from the first thermal element (10) respectively to the first and second cooling circuits (16, 18), and first and second downstream valve arrangements (26; 30; 34) in the respective downstream connecting lines, wherein the respective upstream and downstream valve arrangements (24, 26; 28, 30; 32, 34) are configured so that, in first positions of the respective upstream and downstream valve arrangements (24, 26; 28, 30; 32, 34), the corresponding cooling circuit (16, 18, 20) is in communication with the first thermal element (10) and in second positions of the respective upstream and downstream valve arrangements (24, 26; 28, 30; 32, 34), the corresponding cooling circuit (16, 18, 20) bypasses the first thermal element (10).

US Pat. No. 9,829,119

MONOLITHIC THERMOPLASTIC P-CLAMP WITH CUSHION AND LOCKING MECHANISM

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. A device for securing at least one element comprising:
an elongated plastic body having a curved body portion with a first end and a second end opposite the first end;
a first complementary tab assembly at the first end of said elongated plastic body, said first complementary tab assembly
having a platform projecting outward from the first end of said elongated plastic body and having a transverse front surface,
a latch projecting outward from the front surface of said platform, and a first hole extending transversely through said platform;
and

a second complementary tab assembly at the second end of said elongated plastic body, said second complementary tab assembly
having a depression forming a front wall and a bottom, a notch located in the front wall, and a second hole extending transversely
through the bottom of said depression;

wherein the latch of the first complementary tab assembly is received in and locks with the notch of the second complementary
tab assembly, whereby the first hole is aligned with the second hole.

US Pat. No. 9,828,244

COMPLIANT ELECTROSTATIC TRANSFER HEAD WITH DEFINED CAVITY

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A compliant electrostatic transfer head comprising:
a base substrate;
a cavity template layer on the base substrate;
a first confinement layer between the base substrate and the cavity template layer;
a patterned device layer on the cavity template layer, the patterned device layer comprising an electrode that is deflectable
toward a cavity in the cavity template layer; and

a second confinement layer between the cavity template layer and the patterned device layer, wherein the second confinement
layer spans along a top surface of the cavity template layer and directly above the cavity; and

wherein the cavity includes a bottom surface defined by the first confinement layer and cavity sidewalls defined by the second
confinement layer.

US Pat. No. 9,827,864

VEHICLE MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF CONTACTLESS POWER RECEPTION DEVICE

NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD., ...

1. A vehicle mounting structure of a contactless power reception device, comprising:
a power reception-side coil configured to be mounted on a bottom surface of a vehicle body and to contactlessly receive power
transmitted from a power feeding-side coil, the power reception-side coil having a conductive wire wound with a vehicle longitudinal
direction as a coil axis; and

a plate-shaped magnetic shield configured to be provided around the power reception-side coil on the bottom surface of the
vehicle body and to cover the bottom surface of the vehicle body,

wherein the magnetic shield has a first wall part provided on at least one of a vehicle body front side and a vehicle body
rear side in a direction of the coil axis with respect to the power reception-side coil, the first wall part protruding downward
of the vehicle,

wherein the first wall part is inclined such that a lower end of the first wall part is positioned more away from the power
reception-side coil than an upper end of the first wall part, and is configured to guide a magnetic flux generated in the
power reception-side coil downward of the vehicle, and

wherein the magnetic shield has a second wall part provided therein, the second wall part extending in parallel with the direction
of the coil axis of the power reception-side coil from an end of the first wall part in the vehicle width direction and protruding
downward of the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 9,827,733

APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING BINDING PROCESSING ON SHEETS AND POST-PROCESSING APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME

CANON FINETECH NISCA INC....

1. A sheet binding processing apparatus for performing press binding, comprising:
first and second pressurizing surfaces opposed to each other with a plurality of sheets nipped therebetween;
a pressurization driver to shift a position of at least one of the first and second pressurizing surfaces from a waiting position
where the plurality of sheets is set to an actuation position for press binding the plurality of sheets by press-contact;
and

a shift section arranged so that one of the pressurizing surfaces is shifted to positions relatively to the other one of the
pressurizing surfaces to thereby adjust an engagement area of the pair of pressurizing surfaces to be wide or narrow.

US Pat. No. 9,827,641

LOW PRESSURE SHUT OFF FOR A PNEUMATIC TOOL

Apex Brands, Inc., Apex,...

1. A low pressure shut off for a pneumatic tool comprising:
an air path comprising a main inlet, an outlet, and a secondary inlet;
a shaft positioned along the air path between the main inlet and the outlet, the shaft being movable relative to the air path
between a first position and a second position;

first and second pistons spaced axially apart along the shaft and each extending radially outward beyond the shaft; and
a biasing member acting on the shaft to bias the shaft towards the first position;
a first bore positioned away from the air path and including a sectional shape and size that matches the first piston;
a seal on the first piston that contacts and seals against walls of the first bore when the first piston is in the second
position;

in the first position, the first piston extends across the air path between the main inlet and the outlet to block the air
path;

in the first position, the second piston is positioned to be acted on by air from the secondary inlet to apply a force to
the second piston that overcomes the force of the biasing member and position the shaft at the second position with the first
piston away from the air path to allow air to flow along the air path between the main inlet and the outlet;

the first piston being positioned in the first bore in the second position such that a force acting on the first piston that
is supplied through the air flowing along the air path maintains the first piston in the second position in the first bore
after the force acting on the second piston that is supplied from the air from the secondary inlet is removed from the second
piston.

US Pat. No. 9,827,629

CONNECTION VERIFICATION TECHNIQUE

Micron Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method for efficiently testing interconnects of electronics comprising:
positioning a plurality of solder balls between a plurality of first connection pads on a first substrate and a plurality
of second connection pads on a second substrate, wherein either the plurality of first connection pads or the plurality of
second connection pads comprises a plurality of multi-stage connection pads each including an inner conductive pad and an
outer conductive pad positioned concentrically about the inner conductive pad, such that the inner and outer conductive pads
are electrically isolated from one another; and

heating the plurality of solder balls such that each respective one of the plurality of solder balls electrically couples
a respective one of the plurality of first connections pads to a respective one of the second plurality of connection pads,
and such that each respective one of the plurality of solder balls establishes an electrical connection between the inner
and outer conductive pads of each of the plurality multi-stage connection pads.

US Pat. No. 9,827,579

HOT MELT ADHESIVE APPLICATION METHOD AND HOT MELT ADHESIVE APPLICATION DEVICE

Sun Tool Corporation, Mo...

1. A hot-melt adhesive application method comprising:
providing a hot-melt adhesive application device having a nozzle, in which a large number of adhesive holes and a large number
of pressurized air holes are formed in a bottom flat face of the nozzle in lines orthogonal to a traveling direction of an
application line, and are formed in a repeating pattern of a central adhesive hole surrounded by four pressurized air holes
at corners of a rectangle, the four pressurized air holes comprising a front right air hole, a front left air hole, a rear
right air hole, and a rear left air hole,

discharging pressurized airflows from the four pressurized air holes,
discharging an adhesive flow from the central adhesive hole to form an adhesive bead,
forming a first non-interference space between the bottom flat face of the nozzle and the adhesive bead in which the pressurized
airflows do not interfere with each other, wherein

the pressurized airflows discharged from the front right air hole and front left air hole exist on opposite sides of the adhesive
flow in a vertical direction in a front view of the nozzle,

the pressurized airflows discharged from the front right air hole and the rear right air hole are inclined to approach each
other, and the pressurized airflows discharged from the front left air hole and the rear left air hole are inclined to approach
each other, so that the pressurized airflows flow down and converge on left and right sides of the adhesive bead,

a second non-interference space continuous with the first non-interference space is formed between the adhesive bead and the
pressurized airflows on the left and right sides of the adhesive bead, and

as the adhesive bead drops and contacts the converging pressurized airflows on the left and right sides of the adhesive bead
below the second non-interference space, the adhesive bead swings in a lateral direction and is stretched into a web.

US Pat. No. 9,827,468

ANCHOR FITTING FOR HOLLOW BALL

Limpet Sports Management ...

1. An anchor fitting for anchoring a flight control device to a hollow ball which includes, in an operative configuration
with respect to the ball,
an anchor body of a substantially rigid material which is attached to the flight control device and which defines an elongate
shank portion operatively extending through a hole in the ball;

at least one substantially rigid shoulder-defining body which is located within the ball and which extends radially outwardly
with respect to the anchor body, the at least one shoulder-defining body defining a curved abutment segment having a curved
face having a curvature that conforms to the curvature of an interior side of the wall of the ball; and

at least one resiliently deformable impact absorption formation located between the at least one shoulder-defining body and
an interior side of a wall forming the ball, the impact absorption formation having a curved profile which conforms to the
curvature of the interior side of the wall of the ball, the impact absorption formation being configured to extend beyond
and cover distal end regions of the shoulder-defining body,

the at least one shoulder-defining body abutting an inner side of the impact absorption formation in the operative configuration
of the anchor fitting.

US Pat. No. 9,827,224

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR AMELIORATING PANCREATIC CANCER

University of South Alaba...

1. A method of reducing growth of a pancreatic tumor cell having CXCL12-mediated resistance to a chemotherapeutic agent comprising
gemcitabine, wherein the cell has been contacted with the chemotherapeutic agent, said method comprising:
reducing CXCL12-mediated resistance to said chemotherapeutic agent by:
contacting the tumor cell with a sufficient amount of a CXCR4 antagonist selected from the group consisting of Plerixafor
(AMD3100), BKT140, CTCE-9908, KRH-2731, TC14012, KRH-3955, and AMD070 to reduce said CXCL12-mediated resistance to said chemotherapeutic
agent, or

reducing the expression of a nucleic acid encoding CXCR4 in the tumor cell to a level sufficient to reduce said CXCL12-mediated
resistance to said chemotherapeutic agent; and

contacting the tumor cell with an effective amount of the chemotherapeutic agent, wherein the effective amount of the chemotherapeutic
agent is less than the effective amount of the chemotherapeutic agent to reduce growth of a pancreatic tumor cell in which
CXCL12-mediated resistance to said chemotherapeutic agent has not been reduced.

US Pat. No. 9,828,606

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR THE SPECIFIC INHIBITION OF GLYCOLATE OXIDASE (HAO1) BY DOUBLE-STRANDED RNA

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A nucleic acid comprising an oligonucleotide strand of 19-80 nucleotides in length, wherein said oligonucleotide strand
is complementary to SEQ ID NO: 1823 along at least 19 consecutive nucleotides of said oligonucleotide strand length and reduces
HAO1 target mRNA expression when said nucleic acid is introduced into a mammalian cell, wherein the nucleic acid comprises
one or more modified nucleotides.

US Pat. No. 9,832,877

COLLECTIVE SUBSTRATE FOR RESISTOR DEVICES

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A collective substrate for resistor devices, the collective substrate comprising:
a base including:
a plurality of to-be-product regions arranged in rows and columns and separated from each other; and
a to-be-cut-away region in a lattice shape located between the plurality of to-be-product regions;
a plurality of resistive elements disposed on an upper surface of the base; and
a plurality of first conductive patterns disposed on the upper surface of the base; wherein
each of the plurality of resistive elements is disposed in a corresponding to-be-product region of the plurality of to-be-product
regions;

each of the plurality of first conductive patterns is disposed in a corresponding unit region of a plurality of unit regions
defined as a region including one to-be-product region of the plurality of to-be-product regions, and a frame region which
is a portion of the to-be-cut-away region and surrounds the one to-be-product region;

the frame region in each of the plurality of unit regions includes:
a first region adjacent to the to-be-product region in a first direction; and
a second region adjacent to the to-be-product region in a second direction;
the first direction being one of a row direction and a column direction in which the plurality of to-be-product regions are
arranged, and the second direction being the other of the row direction and the column direction; and

the first conductive pattern in each of the plurality of unit regions includes:
a first terminal portion connected to the resistive element and disposed in the to-be-product region;
a first electrode portion disposed at least in the first region and larger in area than the first terminal portion; and
a first interconnect portion extended from the first terminal portion toward the second region and connected to the first
electrode portion through only the frame region.

US Pat. No. 9,832,876

CPU PACKAGE SUBSTRATES WITH REMOVABLE MEMORY MECHANICAL INTERFACES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A package substrate, comprising:
a processing device interface to couple to a processing device;
a memory device electrical interface disposed on the package substrate;
a removable memory mechanical interface disposed proximately to the memory device electrical interface, the removable memory
mechanical interface to allow a memory device to be easily removed from the package substrate after attachment of the memory
device to the package substrate and without removing the processing device.

US Pat. No. 9,832,875

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LAYERED ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Hamilton Sundstrand Corpo...

1. A method for fabricating printed electronics:
printing a trace of an electrical component on a first substrate to form a first layer;
printing a trace of an electrical component on at least one additional substrate to form at least one additional layer; and
stacking the first layer with the at least one additional layer to create an assembled electrical device, wherein at least
one of the layers is modified after printing, wherein modifying includes shrinking at least one of the layers from an original
size to a target size where the target size is less than the original size.

US Pat. No. 9,832,872

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A method for manufacturing an electronic device including: a circuit board in which a wiring is arranged on a resin base;
a circuit element mounted on one surface of the circuit board; a resin mold disposed on the one surface of the circuit board
and sealing the circuit element; a substrate through hole penetrating the circuit board in a thickness direction; and a mold
through hole communicating with the substrate through hole and penetrating the resin mold in the thickness direction, the
method for manufacturing the electronic device using: a first mold to which the circuit board is fixed; a second mold having
a recessed cavity in which a constituent material of the resin mold is arranged; and a pressing member disposed to protrude
from a bottom surface of the recessed cavity and pressing the circuit board, the method for manufacturing the electronic device
comprising:
fixing the circuit board, on which the circuit element is mounted, to the first mold;
covering an opening of the substrate through hole on the one surface by pressing the pressing member against the circuit board
from the one surface; and

forming the resin mold by hardening the constituent material while covering the one surface and the circuit element with the
constituent material in the recessed cavity in a state where the second mold is fixed to the one surface or the first mold
in such a manner that the recessed cavity faces the one surface, and the opening is covered by the pressing member to seal
the recessed cavity, wherein:

the covering of the opening includes press-contacting the pressing member to the circuit board in a state where a part of
the pressing member is inserted into the substrate through hole, and the opening is covered in a state where the circuit board
is deformed to have a tilted shape in such a manner that an opening area of the substrate through hole decreases toward a
reverse surface from an open end on the one surface.

US Pat. No. 9,832,868

ELECTRONIC DEVICE DISPLAY VIAS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. Apparatus, comprising:
a glass display layer having via holes;
a coating layer inside the via holes;
a structure that is overlapped by at least part of the glass display, wherein the coating layer is color matched to the structure;
and

conductive material in the via holes that forms conductive vias through the glass display layer.

US Pat. No. 9,832,867

EMBEDDED METALLIC STRUCTURES IN GLASS

Medtronic, Inc., Minneap...

1. A device having embedded metallic structures in a glass comprising: a first wafer having at least one first wafer via filled
with conductive material; at least one conductive trace formed on the first wafer, the at least one conductive trace being
in contact with the at least one first wafer via filled with the conductive material; a planarized insulation layer formed
over the first wafer and at least one conductive trace, the planarized insulation layer further having at least one insulation
layer via that provides a path to a portion of the at least one conductive trace, at least one conductive contact layer within
at least a portion of the at least one insulation layer via, the at least one conductive contact layer being in contact with
the at least one conductive trace: and a second wafer fusion bonded to the planarized insulation layer, the second wafer having
at least one non-filled via aligned with the at least one conductive contact layer, and at least one antennal structure in
the first wafer, the antenna structure comprising a metal filled channel in the first wafer in contact with a second first
wafer via filled with conductive material.

US Pat. No. 9,832,864

CIRCUIT BOARD AND LIQUID EJECTION HEAD

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A circuit board including a plurality of connection terminals arranged along a first direction and a plurality of wire
patterns connected to the respective plurality of connection terminals, a surface of the circuit board with the plurality
of wire patterns formed thereon being bonded to a support member with an adhesive,
wherein each of the plurality of wire patterns includes a first portion extending from the connection terminal in a second
direction crossing the first direction and a second portion extending after being bent from the first portion,

the second portion of at least one of the plurality of wire patterns is divided into a plurality of portions in a width direction
crossing a direction in which the second portion extends, and

the second portion divided into the plurality of portions is a common wide portion into which the first portions of at least
two of the wire patterns are brought together.

US Pat. No. 9,832,841

WALL-PLATE-SWITCH SYSTEM AND METHOD

Snap Rays LLC, Vineyard,...

1. A system comprising: an electrical circuit comprising a switch and a light sensor; a base supporting the switch and the
light sensor; a switch cover covering the light sensor and selectively moving with respect to the base through a first range
of motion; the switch cover actuating, within the first range of motion, wherein the first range of motion is aligned with
a first axis and wherein the first axis is parallel to the base and the switch cover being transparent or semitransparent;
wherein the switch includes an actuator that is fit within a gap between two protrusions formed on the switch cover.

US Pat. No. 9,832,837

LED LIGHTING SYSTEM

Silicon Hill B.V., Amste...

1. An LED lamp arrangement adapted for fitting in a luminaire, the luminaire adapted for a fluorescent lamp and having a ballast,
the LED lamp arrangement comprising:
a plurality of LEDs;
more than two electrodes for releasably connecting to the luminaire and for receiving a current from the ballast;
one or more rectifier circuits for rectifying the current and for supplying a rectified current to the LEDs;
a sensor circuit adapted to measure one or more parameters related to an amount of current drawn from the ballast by the LED
lamp arrangement; and

a protection circuit connected to receive the rectified current and adapted to control an amount of current drawn from the
ballast by the LED lamp arrangement,

wherein the LED lamp arrangement is arranged to operate in a plurality of operation modes including a first operation mode
and a second operation mode,

wherein the LED lamp arrangement has a different load impedance in the first operation mode than in the second operation mode,
and

wherein the protection circuit is arranged to automatically switch the LED lamp arrangement between the first operation mode
and the second operation mode on the basis of the measured one or more parameters,

wherein the protection circuit comprises an impedance and a switch, wherein the impedance comprises an inductive element having
an inductance, and the switch is connected across the impedance, and

wherein, in the first operation mode, the switch is in a closed state, so that the impedance is shorted by the switch.

US Pat. No. 9,832,829

LED DRIVER CIRCUIT

Ohira Tech Ltd., Kawasak...

1. An LED driver circuit comprising:
a plurality of driver circuits connected to an LED, the plurality of driver circuits including:
a plurality of current-limiting circuits for which currents that flow therethrough are certain current set values that are
different from one another; and

a plurality of pulse width modulation circuits,
wherein the LED driver circuit is configured to:
mainly control a pulse width for a current-limiting circuit having a small current set value, among the plurality of current-limiting
circuits, in a low light amount region, thereby when a dimming command value takes a value ranging from 0 or a minimum value
to a certain value, a bit gradation value of a pulse width for a pulse width modulation circuit is changed to a maximum bit
gradation value of the pulse width in a locus based on a certain inclination, and

mainly control a pulse width for a current-limiting circuit having a large current set value, among the plurality of current-limiting
circuits, in a high light amount region, thereby when the dimming command value takes a value not less than the certain value,
a bit gradation value of a pulse width for a pulse width modulation circuit is changed to an approximate maximum bit gradation
value of the pulse width in the locus based on a gentle inclination in comparison to the certain inclination,

whereby an amount of light of the LED is smoothly changed in a wider dynamic range than in the case of using a single driver
circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,832,819

INDUCTION COIL UNIT

Franz Haimer Maschinebau ...

1. Induction coil unit for heating a component, the induction coil unit comprising:
a receiving space that is central with respect to an axis for the component;
at least one pole element made of a material with soft magnetic properties conducting magnetic flux;
at least one coil configured to be fed with alternating current to produce magnetic flux in the at least one pole element;
and

wherein the at least one pole element has an end face, which substantially radially faces the axis and has abutment contact,
or virtually abutment contact, with an outer peripheral face of the component, and wherein a drive arrangement is provided,
which drives at least the at least one pole element and a holder for the component, at least during a part of the timespan,
in which the at least one coil is fed with alternating current, to move relative to one another in the direction of the axis
in a longitudinally movable manner and/or to rotate about the axis,

wherein the at least one pole element includes a wheel or roller or ball configured to slide with an end face in the direction
of the axis, the wheel or roller or ball configured to roll during relative oscillation movement of at least one pole element
and the component in the direction of the axis and/or about the axis and prevent wear between the at least one pole element
and the component.

US Pat. No. 9,832,784

MCS TABLE ADAPTATION FOR LOW POWER ABS

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A terminal apparatus for transmitting data in a communication system, the terminal apparatus comprising:
a receiver which, in operation, receives scheduling information from a scheduling node, the scheduling information indicating
resources on which the terminal apparatus is scheduled to transmit data, the scheduling information including a set of modulation
and coding indicators;

a processor which, in operation, selects a modulation and coding indicator out of the received set of modulation and coding
indicators; and

a transmitter which, in operation, transmits the data modulated and coded in accordance with the selected modulation and coding
indicator to the scheduling node on the scheduled resources in accordance with a transmission power value of the data,

wherein,
when the transmission power value indicates a higher transmission power, a reference set of modulation and coding indicators
is included in the scheduling information, and

when the transmission power value indicates a lower transmission power, a first set of modulation and coding indicators is
included in the scheduling information, the first set of modulation and coding indicators including at least one modulation
and coding indicator indicative of a modulation order lower than a modulation order indicated by the same modulation and coding
indicator in the reference set of modulation coding indicators.

US Pat. No. 9,832,783

SELECTING FIRST OR SECOND SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE BASED ON PRIORITY

INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH, ...

1. A circuitry for a communication device, the circuitry comprising:
a processor configured to determine whether a first subscriber identity module is to receive a paging message based on a first
priority or a second subscriber identity module is to receive a paging message based on a second priority during a paging
period,

wherein the first priority is a number of blockings of paging messages of the first subscriber identity module; and
wherein the second priority is a number of blockings of paging message of the second subscriber identity module;
wherein the processor is further configured to increment the first priority for the first subscriber identity module or the
second priority for the second subscriber identity module when the first subscriber identity module or the second subscriber
identity module had a paging message blocked.