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. 9,827,410

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. 9,832,919

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. 9,832,916

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. 9,832,885

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. 9,832,834

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. 9,831,588

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. 9,829,809

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. 9,832,895

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. 9,832,888

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. 9,831,416

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. 9,828,288

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. 9,828,110

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. 9,832,917

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. 9,832,897

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. 9,832,893

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. 9,832,847

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. 9,832,784

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. 9,832,561

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. 9,831,691

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. 9,831,370

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. 9,829,736

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. 9,829,162

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. 9,826,980

OCCLUDER FOR OCCLUDING AN ATRIAL APPENDAGE AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREFOR

Occlutech Holding AG, Je...

1. An atrial appendage occlusion device comprising
a network of wires, strands or threads which has been given a design by means of a process based on shaping, reshaping and/or
heat treatment, and is self-expandable, as well as configured for anchoring in an atrial appendage of the left or right atrium
of a heart,

a proximal retention region at a proximal end of the occlusion device; a distal retention region; and a central region between
said proximal retention region and said distal retention region;

wherein the distal retention region is flared towards the proximal retention region; and
wherein an area of the proximal retention region faces the proximal direction of the occlusion device and has a curved shape
from a circumference of the area towards a center of the proximal retention region and being inclined from the circumference
of the proximal retention region towards the distal retention region.

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. 9,832,908

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. 9,832,899

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. 9,832,873

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. 9,832,820

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. 9,832,631

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. 9,832,449

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. 9,832,288

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. 9,832,137

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. 9,831,578

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. 9,831,487

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. 9,831,466

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. 9,830,610

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATED BENEFIT VERIFICATION AND APPLICATION

UNITED STATES AUTOMOBILE ...

1. A method comprising:
receiving a transaction request for a transaction from a user at a point of sale device associated with a merchant; and
determining, by the point of sale device, whether the user is eligible for a benefit based on an identify of the merchant,
when the user is eligible for the benefit:
determining, by the point of sale device, the benefit based on an identity of the user, wherein the benefit includes a base
portion and an additional portion, the additional portion based on a length of time that the user has had an account with
an issuing entity of a payment device used in the transaction, and

applying, by the point of sale device, the benefit to the transaction.

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. 9,829,338

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. 9,829,307

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. 9,829,259

HEAT EXCHANGER PLATE AND A PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER

ALFA LAVAL CORPORATE AB, ...

1. A plate heat exchanger comprising a plurality of heat exchanger plates and configured to include first plate interspaces
for a first medium between first adjacent ones of the heat exchanger plates and second plate interspaces for a second medium
between second adjacent ones of the heat exchanger plates, each of the first plate interspaces having an extent bounded by
an outer periphery of the first plate interspace, and each of the second plate interspaces having an extent bounded by an
outer periphery of the second plate interspace, at least some of the plurality of heat exchanger plates each comprising:
a heat transfer area;
an edge area extending around and outside the heat transfer area;
a functional device configured to receive or produce a signal;
a communication module provided on the at least one of the heat exchanger plates in the edge area;
the communication module comprising an electronic circuit connected to the functional device and a module antenna;
the communication module being configured to permit wireless communication of said signal with a master unit via the module
antenna; and

the functional device comprising a line extending from the communication module, along at least a portion of the extent of
one of the first and second plate interspaces, to a position at the heat transfer area of the at least one of heat exchanger
plates.

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. 9,828,360

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. 9,827,103

FASTENING CERAMIC COMPONENTS

CeramTec GmbH, Plochinge...

1. A firm connection of a ceramic component to a further component, comprising the ceramic component which is connected to
a first connecting element as well as the further component with a second connecting element, wherein the connection takes
place exclusively between the first and the second connecting element, bypassing the ceramic component;
wherein the first connecting element comprises a sleeve; and
wherein the second connecting element comprises a metal base plate having a cylindrical projection which fits into the sleeve
by positive engagement.

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. 9,828,539

THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIALS WITH LOW SECANT MODULUS OF ELASTICITY AND HIGH THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY

Laird Technologies, Inc.,...

1. A thermal interface material comprising a matrix or base resin loaded with thermally-conductive filler, wherein the thermal
interface material has a thermal conductivity of at least 6 Watts per meter per Kelvin and a secant modulus of elasticity
of no more than 620 kilopascals (kPa) at 50% strain for 1.5 millimeter (mm) initial thickness material, and wherein:
the thermally-conductive filler comprises alumina and aluminum, and the matrix or base resin is loaded with the alumina and
aluminum such that the thermal interface material includes at least 90 weight % of the alumina and aluminum; and

the matrix or base resin comprises: a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS); or silicone polymer with platinum catalyst and silicone
polymer with SiH crosslinking oligomer; or a process oil.

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. 9,832,918

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. 9,832,898

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. 9,832,886

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. 9,832,884

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. 9,832,882

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. 9,832,879

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. 9,832,791

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. 9,832,497

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. 9,832,211

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. 9,832,206

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. 9,831,718

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. 9,831,473

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. 9,831,414

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. 9,831,378

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A method of manufacturing a semiconductor light emitting device, the method comprising:
forming a first region of a lower semiconductor layer on a substrate using a carrier gas and at least one source gas;
etching an upper surface of the first region using only the carrier gas by reducing a flow of the at least one source gas
while maintaining a flow of the carrier gas, in-situ in a chamber in which a process of forming the first region has been
performed;

forming a second region of the lower semiconductor layer on the first region;
forming an active layer on the lower semiconductor layer; and
forming an upper semiconductor layer on the active layer.

US Pat. No. 9,831,103

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF INTERPOSED SUBSTRATE

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A manufacturing method of an interposed substrate comprising:
forming a metal-stacked layer, wherein the metal-stacked layer comprises a first metal layer, an etching stop layer and a
second metal layer, the etching stop layer is disposed between the first metal layer and the second metal layer, and a thickness
of the second metal layer is greater than a thickness of the first metal layer;

forming a patterned conductor layer on the first metal layer, wherein the patterned conductor layer exposes a portion of the
first metal layer;

forming a plurality of conductive pillars on the patterned conductor layer, wherein the conductive pillars are separated from
each other and stacked on a portion of the patterned conductor layer;

forming an insulating material layer on the metal-stacked layer, the insulating material layer having an upper surface and
a lower surface opposite to each other, wherein the insulating material layer covers the portion of the first metal layer
and encapsulates the conductive pillars and the other portion of the patterned conductor layer;

forming a dielectric layer on the insulating material layer, wherein the dielectric layer covers the upper surface of the
insulating material layer and a top surface of each conductive pillar; and

removing the metal-stacked layer to expose the lower surface of the insulating material layer and a bottom surface of the
patterned conductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,829,188

LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DRIVING APPARATUS AND LIGHTING DEVICE

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) driving apparatus comprising:
a printed circuit board (PCB) substrate having a voltage transformer and a switching device, which are provided above the
PCB substrate, the PCB substrate comprising a first circuit corresponding to a primary side of the voltage transformer and
a second circuit corresponding to a secondary side of the voltage transformer;

a first molding layer provided on the PCB substrate and covering the voltage transformer and the switching device;
at least one first thermoelectric device which dissipates heat and is connected to the first circuit; and
at least one second thermoelectric device which dissipates heat and is connected to the second circuit.

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. 9,828,157

METHODS OF PACKAGING AND PACKAGING FOR SHARP-EDGED TOOLS

Rose Plastic AG, (DE)

5. A package for sterile surgical tools, the package comprising:
an inner protective package that is configured to contain at least the cutting edges of a surgical tool, said inner protective
package having a first package part and a second package part, said first package part having a surface that defines an interior
chamber into which the cutting edges of the surgical tool protrude with the surgical tool being spaced apart from the surface
that defines the interior chamber; and said second package part accommodating at least a portion of a shaft of the surgical
tool with at least a portion of the shaft of the surgical tool extending outside of the second package part, said second package
part including at least one holding element that is configured to secure the shaft of the surgical tool in a fixed position
within said second package part; and

an outer blister pack that includes a shell that defines an interior space and that is configured to accommodate and secure
the inner protective package in a fixed position within the interior space of the shell of said outer blister pack with the
portion of the surgical tool that extends outside of the second package part also extending into the interior space of the
shell of the blister pack and spaced apart from the surface of the shell of the blister pack, said outer blister pack further
including a sealing film that cooperates with said shell to seal said inner protective package within said blister pack.

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. 9,827,163

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. 9,832,906

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. 9,832,881

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. 9,832,871

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. 9,832,865

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. 9,832,796

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. 9,832,675

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. 9,832,265

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. 9,832,248

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. 9,831,745

ELECTRIC MACHINE

Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche A...

1. An electric machine, comprising: a housing, a rotor and a stator disposed in the housing, with the rotor being rotatable
relative to the stator around a rotational axis that extends in an axial direction, an air supply duct extending in a circumferential
direction in the housing at a position radially outward from both the rotor and the stator, air-distributing ducts formed
in the housing and emerging from the air supply duct, the air-distributing ducts extending in the axial direction and being
at positions radially outward from both the rotor and the stator, air distributing pockets extending radially in from positions
on the air-distributing ducts spaced from the air supply duct, the air-distributing pockets communicating with an axial end
of the rotor, and air-removing ducts extending out from the housing at an axial end of the housing spaced from the air-distributing
pockets.

US Pat. No. 9,831,720

ELECTROSTATIC-COUPLING CONTACTLESS POWER SUPPLY DEVICE

FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO., LT...

1. An electrostatic-coupling contactless power supply device comprising:
a power supply electrode that is provided on a track portion, the track portion including a plurality of magnets arranged
in a line;

a high-frequency power source circuit that supplies high-frequency power to the power supply electrode;
a movable portion that moves linearly relative to the track portion, the movable portion including an armature that generates
a propulsive force against the magnets;

a power receiving electrode that is provided on the movable portion, that faces the power supply electrode so as to be spaced
apart from the power supply electrode, and that receives high-frequency power in a contactless manner; and

a power receiving circuit that converts the high-frequency power received by the power receiving electrode and supplies the
converted high-frequency power to an electrical load provided on the movable portion, the electrical load including the armature,
the power supply electrode being formed of a plurality of segment electrodes which are arranged in a line in a moving direction
of the movable portion and to which power is individually supplied from the high-frequency power source circuit,

the electrostatic-coupling contactless power supply device further comprising:
a plurality of switches that are connected between the high-frequency power source circuit and the segment electrodes, respectively,
and are opened and closed independently of one another;

a current detecting circuit that individually detects segment currents flowing in the respective segment electrodes; and
a switch controller that controls the switches on the basis of at least one of a magnitude and an increase/decrease state
of each of the segment currents changing with the movement of the movable portion so that only a part of the plurality of
switches are closed.

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. 9,831,348

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. 9,831,058

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. 9,830,909

USER CONFIGURABLE SPEECH COMMANDS

Kopin Corporation, Westb...

1. A computer system comprising:
a head mounted display comprising a microdisplay and a microphone;
a remote host device, comprising:
a processor remotely coupled to the microdisplay and the microphone; and
a speech recognition engine executed by the processor and responsive to user utterances into the microphone, the speech recognition
engine configured to (i) cause an action to be performed upon recognition of a preset speech command, (ii) support user-configurable
speech commands, and (iii) present the preset speech command and an associated field to a user of the head mounted display,
the associated field presented for entry of a substitute speech command.

US Pat. No. 9,830,761

ELECTRONIC KEY

Continental Automotive Gm...

1. An electronic key, for a vehicle, comprising:
a key housing;
at least one button separate from and movably coupled to the key housing; and
a switch housing which is provided in the key housing and comprises:
a rigid frame having at least one first aperture, and also
a flexibly deformable diaphragm which is arranged on the frame so as to close the at least one first aperture and to pass
on a force which acts on the diaphragm in the region of the aperture from the outside to an electrical switching element which
is arranged within the frame,

wherein the diaphragm forms one or more first predetermined sections on an outer face of the frame, the frame bearing against
an inner face of the key housing with the diaphragm between the frame and the inner face of the key housing at each of the
one or more first predetermined sections.

US Pat. No. 9,830,269

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USING PREDICTIVE CACHE STATISTICS IN A STORAGE SYSTEM

NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

1. A method comprising:
tracking a first amount of data written to simulated cache blocks of a cache system using cache metadata while performing
a workload having a plurality of storage operations during a sample period, wherein the cache metadata is segmented, each
segment corresponding to a different one of a plurality of cache sizes for each of a plurality of cache devices;

extrapolating, from the first amount of data tracked for each segment of the cache metadata, a respective second amount of
data to be written for each segment within a duration;

determining a number of write operations supported by each of the plurality of cache devices for the duration in which the
second amount of data is to be written;

determining a minimum cache size for each of the plurality of cache devices to write the respective second amount of data
for each segment, based on the number of write operations supported by that cache device and a desired life cycle for that
cache device; and

selecting at least one of the plurality of cache devices for performing storage operations within the cache system, based
at least in part on the minimum cache size determined for each cache device.

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. 9,829,623

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. 9,829,056

ARRANGEMENT OF A PAD RETAINING CLIP ON THE BRAKE CALIPER OF A DISC BRAKE, AND BRAKE PAD

KNORR-BREMSE Systeme fuer...

1. An arrangement for securing two brake pads in a brake caliper of a disc brake having a brake disc, each brake pad being
pressable against a respective side of the brake disc, the arrangement comprising:
a pad retaining clip held on the brake caliper and configured to span an assembly opening of the brake caliper through which
the brake pads are assemblable;

a positively locking element arranged on at least one of the two brake pads, wherein
the pad retaining clip is secured against at least a longitudinal displacement by being fastened to the positively locking
element of the at least one brake pad,

the positively locking element is attached to one of:
a pad retaining spring arranged on the brake pad, or
a pad carrier plate of the brake pad,
the pad retaining clip comprises a window opening, and
the positively locking element comprises at least one latching tongue configured to engage in the window opening of the pad
retaining clip and bear against a wall of the window opening.

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. 9,829,000

BILGE PUMP HAVING CONCEALED AIR-LOCK VENT

Flow Control LLC., Bever...

1. A pump comprising:
a pump body comprising:
a chamber;
a vent hole formed in the pump body to allow air entrapped in the chamber to bleed out to atmosphere and allow liquid to fill
the chamber in order to get the pump running, and

at least one tab receiving portion comprising:
a rim defining or forming an opening; and
a channel portion;
a pump/strainer assembly configured to be coupled to the pump body comprising:
a base configured with one or more slots/openings formed therein to receive and strain liquid to be pumped, and
at least one strainer retaining tab comprising a raised rim; wherein to couple the pump/strainer assembly to the pump body,
the channel portion of the at least one tab receiving portion is configured to receive the at least one strainer retaining
tab and the raised rim of the at least one strainer retaining tab is configured to be received in the opening of the at least
one tab receiving portion and circumferentially engaged by the rim of the at least one tab receiving portion to hold together
the pump/strainer assembly and the pump body, and

wherein the at least one tab receiving portion and the at least one strainer retaining tab are configured and dimensioned
to conceal the vent hole and substantially prevent the liquid from bleeding through the vent hole and squirting outside of
the chamber when the pump is running, wherein the raised rim of the at least one strainer retaining tab is configured to be
received in the opening of the at least one tab receiving portion and to be circumferentially engaged by the rim of the at
least one tab receiving portion in an interference fit.

US Pat. No. 9,828,897

MIXER FOR A VEHICLE EXHAUST SYSTEM

Faurecia Emissions Contro...

1. A mixer for use with a vehicle exhaust system, the mixer comprising
an annular side wall that extends circumferentially around and axially along a central axis of the mixer to define an internal
region of the mixer,

an upstream baffle including an upstream helical portion that extends circumferentially about the central axis and an axially
extending inlet wall that extends between and interconnects an upstream end and a downstream end of the upstream helical portion,
the axially extending inlet wall formed to include a primary inlet opening arranged to receive exhaust gases moving into the
internal region during use of the mixer in a vehicle exhaust system, the primary inlet opening being radially spaced apart
from the central axis to induce swirling motion of the exhaust gases about the central axis during use of the mixer,

a downstream baffle including a downstream helical portion that extends circumferentially about the central axis and an axially
extending outlet wall formed to include a primary outlet opening arranged to discharge the exhaust gases moving out of the
internal region during use of the mixer, and the primary outlet opening is spaced apart circumferentially from the primary
inlet opening so that the exhaust gases travel circumferentially about the central axis between the primary inlet opening
and the primary outlet opening to increase mixing of the exhaust gases conducted through the mixer during use of the mixer,
and

a manifold located within the internal region of the mixer and positioned axially between the upstream baffle and the downstream
baffle and the manifold is adapted to mount a doser to the mixer.

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. 9,826,726

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. 9,826,714

TRACKING SENSOR

Garrity Power Services LL...

1. A tracking tag configured to be attached to an object or animal, such tracking tag comprising:
a power module that comprises an energy storage element;
a low-power long-range transmitter which consumes nearly no quiescent current when it is not transmitting or receiving information;
a microcontroller comprising a sleep-mode module which allows nearly no quiescent current to be drawn when the microcontroller
is in a sleep-mode, said microcontroller configured to communicate with said low-power long-range transmitter, said microcontroller
further configured to enter into the sleep-mode for a long period of time following a short period of time sending data to
the low-power long-range transmitter, wherein said short period of sending data is equal to or less than one-twentieth of
said long period of time.

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. 9,827,312

METHOD FOR CARRYING THERAPEUTIC SUBSTANCES INTO CELLS

MAGFORCE AG, Berlin (DE)...

1. A method for increasing the activity of an anti-cancer drug comprising the steps of administering to a patient in need
thereof a pharmaceutical composition comprising magnetic nanoparticles having an affinity to degenerated cells, at least one
pharmaceutical composition comprising an anticancer drug and at least one pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, excipient and/or
solvent, wherein the magnetic nanoparticles have a positive surface charge, and comprise a coating of polycondensed aminosilane,
wherein the pharmaceutical compositions comprising the magnetic nanoparticles and the at least one anti-cancer drug are administered
separately, wherein the magnetic nanoparticles and the at least one anti-cancer drug are present at the same time in the patient,
and wherein the increase in activity of the anti-cancer drug occurs without hyperthermia.

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. 9,832,878

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. 9,832,863

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. 9,832,862

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. 9,832,861

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. 9,832,442

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANAGING MULTIPLE VIDEO PLAYERS EXECUTING ON MULTIPLE DEVICES

ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES LLC...

1. A method executable by a computerized arbitration module to manage multiple video players operating on a shared data network,
each video player having at least one video data stream supplied over the shared data network, the method comprising:
determining, by the computerized arbitration module, an amount of shared bandwidth available from the shared data network
to supply the plurality of video players;

calculating, by the computerized arbitration module, whether the selected video players can sustain a video playback quality
above a pre-defined threshold using the determined amount of shared bandwidth available; and

sending a modify playback message from the computerized arbitration module to at least one video player when the video playback
quality is not sustainable to thereby instruct the at least one video player to request and obtain a lower bandwidth video
data stream in place of the at least one video data stream supplied to the video player via the shared data network and to
thereby make additional bandwidth available for use by other video players operating on the shared data network.

US Pat. No. 9,832,437

COLOR SEQUENTIAL DISPLAY

MAGIC LEAP, INC., Planta...

1. A system, comprising:
a light source having a red light source, a green light source, and a blue light source;
a display having at least one pixel corresponding to image data formed from light generated from a red channel for the red
light source, a green channel for the green light source, and a blue channel for the blue light source; and

a controller that controls operation of the light source and the display to display the at least one pixel, the controller
modifying the red channel to create a reduced red channel, modifying the green channel to create a reduced green channel,
and modifying the blue channel to create a reduced blue channel, wherein the controller forms a white channel from portions
removed from the red channel, the green channel, and the blue channel, such that the at least one pixel is formed by sequential
presentation in any order of the white channel, the reduced red channel, the reduced green channel, and the reduced blue channel.

US Pat. No. 9,832,318

MESSAGE MANAGEMENT AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Securus Technologies, Inc...

1. A method for providing a resident of a controlled-environment facility with voice messaging, the method comprising:
receiving from the resident a request for a voice communication with a non-resident of the controlled-environment facility;
initiating a call request to the non-resident, wherein the call request is a dialed call directed to a phone number associated
with the non-resident;

determining that the non-resident has not accepted the call request;
allowing the resident to record a voice message for the non-resident; and
sending a notification of the voice message to the phone number associated with the non-resident, wherein the notification
identifies the resident and wherein the notification includes a unique URL (Uniform Resource Locator) that directs the non-resident
to a voice message retrieval system, wherein the unique URL is configured to function only when selected using a device that
has been assigned the phone number associated with the non-resident.

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. 9,832,187

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. 9,832,183

KEY MANAGEMENT USING QUASI OUT OF BAND AUTHENTICATION ARCHITECTURE

Early Warning Services, L...

1. A method of authenticating a user of a network device (ND) having a portable hardware device (PHD) removably and communicatively
connected thereto, comprising:
receiving, by a first application executing on the ND, a request for authentication of the user in connection with either
(i) the user logging into a network site or (ii) the user entering into a transaction with the network site;

receiving, via the ND, by a second application executing on the PHD from a network security server, after receipt of the request
for authentication by the first application, a secure message including a personal identification number (PIN) and readable
only by the second application, for authenticating the user to the network site;

transferring the received PIN to the first application; and
directing, by the first application, transmission from the ND to the network site of the transferred PIN, to authenticate
the user or authorize the transaction to the network site; the method further comprising:

receiving via the ND, by the second application from the network security server, an intermediate seed; and
storing the received intermediate seed so that, after the PHD is disconnected from the ND, the seed is at least one of (i)
presented to the user at the PHD for entry by the user into a seeding interface of a token on the PHD or (ii) entered into
the seeding interface of the token without user intervention for generation of a final seed and the user authentication.

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. 9,831,761

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. 9,831,631

DIRECTLY MODULATED LASER FOR PON APPLICATION

Finisar Corporation, Sun...

1. A laser comprising:
a gain section comprising:
an active region;
an upper separate confinement heterostructure (SCH) above the active region having a thickness of at least 60 nanometers (nm);
and

a lower SCH below the active region having a thickness of at least 60 nm; and
a gain electrode coupled to the gain section and configured to be coupled to a direct modulation source that is configured
to provide a modulation signal having a data rate of about 10 gigabits per second or higher;

wherein in response to application of the modulation signal to the gain electrode, the laser is configured to generate an
optical signal having a frequency modulation profile exhibiting both transient chirp and adiabatic chirp, and a ratio of transient
chirp to adiabatic chirp is in a range from 1:3 to 1:4.

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. 9,831,467

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. 9,831,357

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. 9,831,044

DEVICES AND METHODS INCLUDING POLYACETYLENES

PolyJoule, Inc., Cambrid...

1. A method for fabricating a capacitor, said method comprising:
Producing a substituted or unsubstituted polyacetylene;
rolling or pressing the polyacetylene to form a polyacetylene film;
using the polyacetylene film to make a positive electrode of the capacitor;
providing a negative electrode of the capacitor that is in electrochemical communication with the positive electrode; and
adding an electrolyte that is substantially free of a metal-containing species between the positive and negative electrodes.

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. 9,830,860

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. An organic light emitting display comprising: a display panel comprising pixels at crossing regions of data lines and scan
lines; a scan driver configured to divide one frame into a plurality of sub-fields, to divide each of the subfields into p
(p is a positive integer of 2 or more) periods, and to supply scan signals to the scan lines; and a data driver configured
to supply data voltages to the data lines concurrently with supply of respective scan signals, wherein a gray scale voltage
among (p+1) gray scale voltages is supplied as at least one of the data voltages, to have different voltage levels during
each period of a corresponding subfield.

US Pat. No. 9,830,831

MOBILE HANDWRITING RECORDING INSTRUMENT AND GROUP LECTURE DELIVERY AND RESPONSE SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Pathway Innovations and T...

1. An imaging device comprising:
a tablet computer comprising a touch sensitive screen, a wireless video transmitter and receiver for transferring video;
a document camera integrated structurally and electronically with the tablet computer, and configured for capturing video;
a flexible arm connecting the tablet computer to the document camera; and
wherein the tablet computer is configured to control image manipulation of video captured from the document camera.

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. 9,829,859

MULTILAYER FILM AND AUTHENTICATION LABEL

DUPONT AUTHENTICATION, IN...

1. A multilayer film for authentication comprising:
a frangible holographic image layer; and,
an adhesive layer adjacent to one side of the holographic image layer;
wherein the multilayer film includes an additional layer that provides mechanical integrity to the multilayer film,
wherein the additional layer comprises:
a heat-shrinkable film as a temporary support that is adjacent a side of the holographic image layer that is opposite the
adhesive layer and is removable from the multilayer film with heat after application of the multilayer film to the substrate;

wherein the multilayer film does not include a permanent protective layer on or above the holographic image layer opposite
the adhesive layer, so that the frangible holographic image layer forms an exterior surface of the multilayer film;

the adhesive layer is not heat-activated, and comprises an ultraviolet-curable adhesive or a pressure-sensitive adhesive selected
from acrylic resins, rubber-based resins, silicone resins, or any combination thereof; and

the substrate is selected from a product, a package, a component, or a label stock.

US Pat. No. 9,829,684

ZOOM DUAL-APERTURE CAMERA WITH FOLDED LENS

COREPHOTONICS LTD., Tel ...

1. A digital camera comprising:
a Wide sub-camera and a Tele sub-camera
the Wide sub-camera comprises a Wide lens module and a Wide image sensor, the Wide lens module having a Wide lens symmetry
axis along a first optical path between an object side and the Wide image sensor; the Wide sub-camera configured to provide
a Wide image;

the Tele sub-camera comprises a Tele lens module and a Tele image sensor and a reflecting element; the Tele lens module having
a Tele lens symmetry axis along a second optical path, the Tele lens symmetry axis positioned substantially perpendicular
to the Wide lens symmetry axis, the Tele sub-camera configured to provide a Tele image;

the reflecting element having a reflecting element symmetry axis inclined to both the Wide lens symmetry axis and the Tele
lens symmetry axis and operative to provide a folded optical path between the object and the Tele image sensor;

wherein the Tele lens module comprises a group of lens elements and wherein the lens elements in the group are designed to
have a diameter substantially not exceeding the diameter of an aperture of the Tele sub-camera; and

wherein the Tele sub-camera further comprises an auto-focus (AF) mechanism configured to move the Tele lens along the Tele
symmetry axis; the AF mechanism having a height substantially not exceeding the height of a Tele lens module.

US Pat. No. 9,829,488

PAPER-BASED CELLULAR ARRAYS

President and Fellows of ...

1. A cellular system comprising:
a porous, hydrophilic substrate that wicks fluids by capillary action selected from the group consisting of paper, nitrocellulose,
cellulose acetate, cloth, and porous polymer film, wherein the substrate comprises at least one porous region, each porous
region bounded at least in part by a liquid impervious boundary, and wherein at least one of the porous regions comprises
a temperature-sensitive hydrogel comprising cells.

US Pat. No. 9,829,189

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

SHENZHEN TCL NEW TECHNOLO...

1. A LED module, comprising:
a LED lamp, a heat radiator, and a PCB, the LED lamp comprising a LED main body, and a heat conducting block and a pin configured
on the main body, the heat conducting block being mounted on the bottom surface of the LED main body towards the PCB, the
pin having a free end passing through the PCB, and electrically connecting a bonding pad of the PCB, the heat radiator being
clamped between the heat conducting block and the PCB, the heat conducting block resisting against the heat radiator.

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. 9,828,940

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. 9,828,398

COMPOUND FOR BONE SCANNING AND USE THEREOF

TAIWAN HOPAX CHEMS. MFG. ...

1. A bone seeking agent of the following formula:

US Pat. No. 9,828,250

METHOD OF PREVENTING POLYSILICON FROM BEING CONTAMINATED WITH METALS

TOKUYAMA CORPORATION, Sh...

1. A member to be contacted with polysilicon arranged at a position where the polysilicon comes into contact therewith, wherein:
said member to be contacted with the polysilicon is a chute, a hopper, or a crusher bed arranged in a course of up to introducing
the polysilicon right after it is produced into a step of producing single crystals of silicon,

wherein said member to be contacted with the polysilicon comprises a metal substrate and a resin cover provided on said metal
substrate,

said resin cover comprises two kinds of resin sheets in a state of being overlapped one upon the other on said metal substrate,
a surface of a resin sheet positioned on an upper surface comes into contact with the polysilicon,
the two kinds of resin sheets are detachably attached to the metal substrate by resin bolts;
the two kinds of resin sheets have flexibilities different from each other, wherein a resin sheet having a higher flexibility
is arranged on a lower side, and a sheet having a lower flexibility is arranged on an upper side where the polysilicon comes
into contact therewith,

the two kinds of resin sheets have color tones different from each other; and the resin sheet having the higher flexibility,
and which is arranged on the lower side, is closely attached to an entire surface of the metal substrate.

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. 9,827,734

APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING CORRUGATED BOARD PRODUCTS HAVING AN OBLIQUE FLUTE PROFILE

PROGROUP AG, Landau (DE)...

1. An apparatus for the production of a corrugated cardboard product, comprising at least one first single facer and one second
single facer which are provided in each case with a press-down belt and with a grooving roller, the grooving rollers being
designed for embossing a wave profile in each case onto a paper web, and the press-down belt being designed in each case with
the grooving rollers for connecting the paper webs in each case to a non-corrugated web to form in each case a single-flute
corrugated cardboard web, characterized in that at least the first single facer is equipped with a first oblique guide roller,
the axis of rotation of which is inclined at a vertical inclination angle between side margins of a first paper web that corresponds
to the first single facer, wherein the first oblique guide roller defines a direct path into the respective grooving roller
for the first paper web.

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. 9,827,328

COMBINATION THERAPY FOR TREATMENT OF CANCER

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABA...

1. A method of treating a HER2 negative breast cancer in a subject in need thereof comprising:
administering a chemotherapeutic agent associated with or bound to albumin, wherein the chemotherapeutic agent associated
with or bound to albumin comprises a taxane;

administering a second chemotherapeutic agent comprising a topoisomerase inhibitor; and
administering a third chemotherapeutic agent comprising an alkylating agent,
wherein the chemotherapeutic agent associated with or bound to albumin, the second chemotherapeutic agent comprising a topoisomerase
inhibitor, and the third chemotherapeutic comprising an alkylating agent are administered on the same day.

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. 9,832,874

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. 9,832,842

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. 9,832,746

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. 9,832,730

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. 9,832,674

CLOUD CONTROLLER FOR SELF-OPTIMIZED NETWORKS

BENU NETWORKS, INC., Bil...

1. In a management system implemented in a cloud computing environment, a method for automatically managing a plurality of
Wi-Fi access points in a network, comprising:
receiving, by the management system including memory and a processor configured to execute instructions stored in the memory,
information from each of the plurality of Wi-Fi access points in the network;

analyzing, by the management system, the received information from each Wi-Fi access point to determine at least one operation
condition of at least one Wi-Fi access point, wherein the at least one Wi-Fi access point includes a first service set identifier
(SSID) and a second SSID, wherein the first SSID is associated with a first number of devices, and wherein the second SSID
is associated with a second number of devices;

determining, by the management system, at least one new operation setting for the at least one Wi-Fi access point based on
the analyzed information, wherein the at least one new operation setting identifies a third number of devices that are associated
with the first SSID and a fourth number of devices that are associated with the second SSID, wherein the third number is different
from the first number, and wherein the fourth number is different from the second number;

configuring, by the management system, the at least one Wi-Fi access point based on the at least one new operation setting,
whereby the at least one Wi-Fi access point is remotely configured by the management system;

detecting inoperative Wi-Fi access points in the network;
generating Wi-Fi access points neighbor maps based on location of each of the inoperative Wi-Fi access points in the network;
and

adjusting behavior of a neighboring operational access point based on the inoperative Wi-Fi access points.

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. 9,832,535

REMOTE CONTROL VIDEO MODULATOR

EchoStar Technologies LLC...

1. A video distribution system, comprising:
a plurality of receiver/modulator pairs, wherein each receiver/modulator pair comprises:
a video receiver is configured to receive a specified video channel that is specified from a plurality of video channels provided
to the video distribution system; and

a video modulator communicatively coupled to the video receiver, wherein the video modulator includes a video modulation circuit,
control circuitry and a video output interface,

wherein the video modulation circuit is configured to receive the specified video channel from its respective video receiver,
wherein the control circuitry is configured to control a modulation frequency used by the video modulation circuit to modulate
the received specified video channel into a modulated video signal,

wherein the modulated video signal is output at the specified modulation frequency from the video output interface, and
wherein the modulation frequency specified for each of the plurality of receiver/modulator pairs are different;
a communication node controllably coupled to the video receiver and the video modulator control circuitry, wherein the communication
node is configured to specify the video channel and the modulation frequency for each of the plurality of receiver/modulator
pairs; and

a video combiner communicatively coupled to each video output interface, wherein each of the received modulated video signals
output by each of the plurality of receiver/modulator pairs is combined and is output onto a distribution network that is
communicatively coupled to the video distribution system.

US Pat. No. 9,832,428

FAST MEASUREMENT OF DROPLET PARAMETERS IN INDUSTRIAL PRINTING SYSTEM

Kateeva, Inc., Newark, C...

1. A modular system for use in measuring a parameter associated with droplet ejection by nozzles of a printhead in a printing
system, the modular system comprising:
a chassis for the modular system, the chassis defining a top surface and a window in the top surface;
a film having a first side and a second side, the second side to be supported by the top surface, the first side to be positioned
proximate to the printhead at a portion of the film between the printhead and the window, so as to provide a substrate to
receive ink droplets from the nozzles;

an image capture subsystem mounted by the chassis, the image capture subsystem positioned so as to capture a first image through
the second side of the film and through the window, the first image representing a first plurality of the ink droplets received
from a first set of respective nozzles of the printhead, the image capture subsystem to generate an output signal to convey
the captured image representing the first plurality of the ink droplets to an image processing system; and

a mechanism mounted by the chassis to advance the film relative to the chassis, so as to position a fresh portion of the film
for an ensuing image capture process in which a second plurality of droplets are received on the first side of the film from
a second set of the nozzles of the printhead, the advancement of the film not requiring repositioning of either the printhead
or the image capture subsystem, the capture of the second plurality of the droplets not requiring repositioning of the image
capture subsystem relative to the chassis;

wherein the printer system is to transport said modular system as a unit relative to the printhead in order to capture said
first image and said ensuing image.

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. 9,832,194

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. 9,832,138

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. 9,831,609

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. 9,831,407

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE, BACKLIGHT UNIT, ILLUMINATION APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE

LUMENS CO., LTD., Yongin...

1. A light emitting device package comprising:
a light emitting device including a first terminal and a second terminal;
a substrate including a first electrode formed at one side of an electrode separating space and a second electrode formed
at the other side of the electrode separating space;

a first conductive bonding member installed on the first electrode of the substrate so as to be electrically connected to
the first terminal of the light emitting device;

a second conductive bonding member installed on the second electrode of the substrate so as to be electrically connected to
the second terminal of the light emitting device;

a reflection encapsulant installed on the substrate so as to form a reflection cup part configured to reflect light generated
in the light emitting device and filled in the electrode separating space to form an electrode separating part; and

a filler filled between the reflection cup part and the first and second conductive bonding members,
wherein the first terminal of the light emitting device includes:
a reinforcing metal layer installed to be close to the light emitting device and formed of a conductive material having a
first elongation percentage; and

a buffering metal layer installed beneath the reinforcing metal layer and formed of a conductive material having a second
elongation percentage higher than the first elongation percentage.

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. 9,831,305

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SE...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:
a substrate;
a first conductive type first well region;
a second conductive type epitaxial layer disposed over the substrate, the first conductive type first well region being disposed
in the substrate and the second conductive type epitaxial layer;

a second conductive type first buried layer and a second conductive type second buried layer disposed in the substrate and
the second conductive type epitaxial layer, wherein the second conductive type first buried layer and the second conductive
type second buried layer are disposed at opposite sides of the first conductive type first well region, respectively, wherein
the first conductive type is different from the second conductive type;

a first conductive type second well region disposed in the second conductive type epitaxial layer and being in direct contact
with the first conductive type first well region;

a second conductive type third buried layer disposed in the first conductive type first well region and/or the first conductive
type second well region;

a second conductive type doped region disposed in the first conductive type second well region;
a gate structure disposed over a top surface of the second conductive type epitaxial layer;
a drain contact plug electrically connected to either the first conductive type second well region or the second conductive
type doped region; and

a source contact plug electrically connected to the other of the first conductive type second well region or the second conductive
type doped region.

US Pat. No. 9,831,281

ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTS FOR PHOTODIODE ARRAYS AND READOUT INTERFACE CIRCUITS IN FOCAL PLANE ARRAY ASSEMBLIES

Sensors Unlimited, Inc., ...

1. A focal plane array assembly, comprising:
a readout integrated circuit (ROIC) having a contact array surface;
a photodiode array (PDA) having a contact array surface facing the ROIC contact array surface;
an anisotropic conductive film (ACF) directly contacting the PDA contact array surface and the ROIC contact array surface,
wherein the ACF includes conductive bodies that interconnect the PDA with the ROIC and adhesive that mechanically couples
the PDA to the ROIC.

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. 9,831,046

COVER FOR CONNECTING ENERGY STORAGE ASSEMBLIES

BLUE SOLUTIONS, Ergue Ga...

1. A cover intended to cap a tubular element of a first electrical energy storage assembly, the cover comprising a covering
wall and at least one side wall essentially normal to the covering wall, wherein the cover comprises an electrically conductive
radial tongue arranged on said at least one side wall, said tongue extending radially on its entire length from said side
wall, said radial tongue having a contact face located at a free end of the radial tongue, essentially normal to the covering
wall and of a concave shape, said contact face being intended to come into contact and to match with the cover or a tubular
element of a second adjacent storage assembly to connect the two storage assemblies electrically together.

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. 9,830,827

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC AIRCRAFT TRAJECTORY MANAGEMENT

SMARTSKY NETWORKS LLC, C...

1. A computer implemented method for predicting the capacity of an airspace comprising:
A) upon entry of an aircraft into an airspace, acquiring and storing in computer memory data describing a first trajectory
representing the aircraft, the trajectory comprising a plurality of control point values and a moment buffer;

B) periodically re-calculating trajectory;
C) identifying conflicts between the first trajectory and another trajectory or the first trajectory and an obstacle in real
time or near real time;

D) applying momentum to at least the first trajectory; and
E) in response to identifying the conflicts, generating optimal choices for resolution of the conflicts to be provided to
a pilot or flight controller,

wherein the data describing the trajectory for the aircraft comprises a multi-dimensional data structure stored in a computer
memory representing three spatial dimensions and two time dimensions.

US Pat. No. 9,830,579

METHODS FOR PROVIDING NOTIFICATIONS FOR FOLLOW-UP ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO EVENTS DETECTED BY AN AUTOMATION SYSTEM, AND SYSTEMS AND DEVICES RELATED THERETO

Vivint, Inc., Provo, UT ...

1. A method for communicating dealer-specific procedures to a user of an automation system, comprising:
in a home automation system comprising one or more automation components communicatively linked to a control panel, detecting
an event in the home automation system;

upon detecting the event, automatically accessing from a data store containing a plurality of dealer-specific procedures comprising
at least a first procedure specific to the event and set up by a first dealer associated with the home automation system and
a second procedure specific to the event and set up by a second dealer associated with the home automation system and different
from the first dealer, one or more of the first procedure and the second procedure, the accessed procedure(s) being selectively
enabled, and the first dealer and the second dealer being different from a monitoring service of the automation system and
an end consumer of the automation system; and

executing at least a portion of the accessed procedure(s) specific to the event,
wherein executing the at least a portion of the accessed procedure(s) comprises in response to the event, automating the at
least a portion of the accessed procedure(s) specific to the event.