US Pat. No. 9,854,719

PATTERNED GROUND SHIELD

REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR COR...

1. A patterned ground shield, comprising:
a plurality of portions;
a first connection member and a second connection member, wherein each of the first connection member and the second connection
member is coupled to any two of the portions which are not adjacent to each other; and

a third connection member coupled to two of the portions which are adjacent to each other, wherein the connection members
do not directly couple to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,854,720

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHILEDING DIELECTRIC FILM

Industry-Academic Coopera...

1. An electromagnetic wave shielding dielectric film, comprising:
a lower layer formed of a dielectric in a plate shape; and
an upper layer formed of a dielectric stacked on the lower layer and configured to form a periodic pattern of protrusion and
depression structures,

wherein the protrusion and depression structures form groove portions in a periodic pattern on upper and lower surfaces of
the upper layer, and the groove portions on the upper and lower surfaces are spaced apart and alternately arranged at regular
intervals,

each of the groove portions on the upper surface has a groove structure in which two groove structures successively neighbor
each other, and

each of the groove portions on the lower surface has a single groove structure.

US Pat. No. 9,854,694

COMPONENTS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHODS FOR THEIR ASSEMBLY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a housing defining a cavity and capable of carrying electronic circuit elements within the cavity, the housing including:
a first electrically conductive housing section having a first locking feature;
a second electrically conductive housing section having a second locking feature, wherein at least one interstice is defined
by the first and second locking features; and

coupling members having at least one protrusion that is received within the at least one interstice that is defined by the
first and second locking features to define an interlocking structure that locks together and electrically isolates the first
and second electrically conductive housing sections.

US Pat. No. 9,854,680

MULTILAYER SUBSTRATE

Murata Manufacturing Co.,...

1. A multilayer substrate, comprising:
a stack having a plurality of insulating base materials;
a first component arranged within the stack at a first level in a thickness direction of the stack;
a second component arranged within the stack at a second level different from the first level and arranged so that, in a plan
view, at least a portion of the second component overlaps with a portion of the first component; and

a supplementary member arranged to at least partly exist in a range, in a thickness direction, as high as or higher than a
lower end of the second component and as high as or lower than an upper end of the second component, and in a plan view, within
a region of a projected area of the first component not overlapped with the second component, the supplementary member having
a rigidness higher than the insulating base materials.

US Pat. No. 9,854,670

TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

SHOWA DENKO K.K., Tokyo ...

1. A method for producing transparent electrode comprising:
a step of printing an electrode pattern having a desired shape on a substrate with a transparent conductive ink having a viscosity
of 300 mPa·s to 2×105 mPa·s at 25° C., the transparent conductive ink being prepared by dispersing metal nanowires and/or metal nanotubes in a solution
formed by dissolving a thermoset or thermoplastic binder resin having no fluidity within the range of 5 to 40° C. to a solvent,
and the content of the binder resin being 100 to 2500 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the metal nanowires and/or
metal nanotubes; and

a step of irradiating pulsed light to the printed electrode pattern,
wherein the transparent electrode has a surface arithmetic average roughness Ra satisfying Ra?5 nm.

US Pat. No. 9,854,653

SCALABLE BUILDING CONTROL SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS

Crestron Electronics Inc....

1. A scalable lighting control system comprising:
an in-room device comprising:
a wireless network interface configured for transmitting room control messages over a room wireless network;
a load controller comprising:
a wireless network interface configured for receiving the room control messages from the in-room devices over the room wireless
network;

a bridge interface; and
a power controller configured for electrically connecting to a lighting load; and
a network bridge configured for removably coupling to the load controller, the network bridge comprises:
a wireless network interface configured for receiving centralized control messages over a centralized wireless network; and
a load interface configured for connecting to the bridge interface of the load controller and transmitting the centralized
control messages to the load controller;

wherein the load controller is configured for controlling the lighting load in response to the room control messages received
from the in-room device and the centralized control messages received from the network bridge.

US Pat. No. 9,854,718

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COOLING OF POWER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

CLEAN WAVE TECHNOLOGIES, ...

1. A power electronic device comprising:
one or more power transistor components;
one or more capacitor components;
one or more power interconnect buses in electrical communication with the one or more power transistor components and the
one or more capacitor components; and

one or more heat sink components, wherein the one or more power transistor components and the one or more capacitor components
are in direct thermal communication with the one or more heat sink components, and wherein the one or more power transistor
components and the one or more capacitor components are each located on substantially opposite sides of the one or more heat
sink components, wherein the one or more power interconnect buses are (1) at least partially wrapped around an outer side
of the one or more power transistor components and contacting the one or more power transistor components on a side that is
substantially opposite the side of the one or more power transistor component that is in direct thermal communication with
the one or more heat sink components, (2) at least partially wrapped around an outer side of the one or more capacitor components
and contacting the one or more capacitor components on a side that is substantially opposite the side of the one or more capacitor
component that is in direct thermal communication with the one or more heat sink components.

US Pat. No. 9,854,716

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING AN AIR MOVER

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A cooling system of an information handling system comprising:
a cooling fan;
a management controller communicatively coupled to the cooling fan, the management controller configured to:
receive a fan request signal from a component;
identify a fan type of the cooling fan;
determine whether the component is configured to operate with the cooling fan based on the fan type of the cooling fan;
if the component is configured to operate with the cooling fan, transmit the fan request signal to the cooling fan; and
if the component is not configured to operate with the cooling fan, generate a revised fan request signal and transmit the
revised fan request signal to the cooling fan.

US Pat. No. 9,854,558

RECEIVER PROCESSOR FOR ADAPTIVE WINDOWING AND HIGH-RESOLUTION TOA DETERMINATION IN A MULTIPLE RECEIVER TARGET LOCATION SYSTEM

ZIH Corp., Lincolnshire,...

1. A method for determining target location in a multiple receiver target location system, the method comprising:
receiving a tag transmission signal from a tag at a receiver, wherein the tag transmission signal comprises a series of pulses;
determining a coarse estimate of a time-of-arrival (TOA) of the tag transmission signal based on a detection of a pulse of
the series of pulses in an adjustable coarse timing window, wherein the coarse estimate is based on a plurality of coarse
timing windows;

determining a fine estimate of the TOA based on a detection of the pulse in at least one of a parallel set of fine timing
windows; and

determining, using a processor of the receiver, a sub-window resolution of the TOA based on at least one detection transition
between consecutive fine receiver windows of at least one of a plurality of pulses and a weighted average of the TOA for each
pulse of the series of pulses.

US Pat. No. 9,854,715

FLEXIBLE TWO-PHASE COOLING SYSTEM

EBULLIENT, INC., Madison...

1. A flexible two-phase cooling apparatus for cooling microprocessors in servers, the cooling apparatus comprising:
a primary cooling loop for circulating a dielectric coolant, the primary cooling loop comprising: a reservoir; a pump downstream
of the reservoir; an inlet manifold downstream of the pump; an outlet manifold downstream of the inlet manifold; and two or
more flexible cooling lines extending from the inlet manifold to the outlet manifold, the two or more flexible cooling lines
each being routable within a server housing and each being fluidly connected to two or more series-connected heat sink modules,
the two or more flexible cooling lines configured to transport low-pressure two-phase dielectric coolant, each heat sink module
comprising a thermally conductive base member sized to cover a top surface of a microprocessor;

a first bypass comprising a first end and a second end, the first end of the first bypass being connected to the primary cooling
loop downstream of the pump and upstream of the inlet manifold, the second end of the first bypass being connected at or upstream
of the reservoir, the first bypass comprising a first pressure regulator configured to regulate a first bypass flow of coolant
through the first bypass; and

a second bypass comprising a first end and a second end, the first end of the second bypass being connected to the inlet manifold,
the second end of the second bypass being connected to the outlet manifold, the second bypass comprising a second pressure
regulator configured to regulate a second bypass flow of coolant through the second bypass.

US Pat. No. 9,854,714

METHOD OF ABSORBING SENSIBLE AND LATENT HEAT WITH SERIES-CONNECTED HEAT SINKS

EBULLIENT, INC., Madison...

1. A method of cooling two or more processors of a server by absorbing sensible heat and latent heat in coolant flowing through
two or more series-connected heat sink modules, the method comprising:
providing a flow of subcooled single-phase liquid coolant to an inlet of a first heat sink module in thermal communication
with a first processor of a server, projecting the flow of subcooled single-phase liquid coolant, in the form of impinging
jet streams, against a first surface to be cooled within the first heat sink module, wherein the subcooled single-phase liquid
coolant absorbs a first amount of heat from the first processor as sensible heat; and

transporting the flow of subcooled single-phase liquid coolant from an outlet of the first heat sink module to an inlet of
a second heat sink module in thermal communication with a second processor of the server, projecting the flow of subcooled
single-phase liquid coolant, in the form of impinging jet streams, against a second surface to be cooled within the second
heat sink module, wherein the flow of subcooled single-phase liquid absorbs a second amount of heat from the second processor
as sensible heat resulting in the flow of subcooled single-phase liquid coolant reaching its saturation temperature and becoming
a flow of saturated single-phase liquid coolant, wherein the flow of saturated single-phase liquid coolant absorbs a third
amount of heat from the second processor as latent heat resulting in vaporization of a first portion of the flow of saturated
single-phase liquid coolant thereby changing the flow of saturated single-phase liquid coolant to two-phase bubbly flow comprising
saturated liquid coolant with vapor coolant dispersed as bubbles in the saturated liquid coolant.

US Pat. No. 9,854,707

INTEGRATED PIPE HEAT EXCHANGER

ROSEMOUNT AEROSPACE INC.,...

1. A heat exchanger system comprising: a base having a mounting apparatus configured to secure the base in a substantially
fixed position with respect to a first heat source; a first heat generator attachment site formed in the base and conducts
heat to the base, the first heat generator attachment site configured to be positioned in thermal communication with a first
heat source; a dissipation member configured to conduct heat away from the base; a second heat generator attachment site formed
in the base and configured to be positioned in thermal communication with a second heat source and conduct heat to the base,
a third heat generator attachment site formed in the base and configured to be positioned in thermal communication with a
third heat source and conduct heat to the base, wherein the first heat generator attachment site comprises an integrated heat
pipe clamp attachment, the second heat generator attachment site comprises a bolt-on heat pipe attachment, the third heat
generator member comprises fins and troughs, wherein each of the troughs is oriented perpendicular to the first heat generator
attachment site, and wherein each of the troughs comprises a radiused end whereby the profile of each trough is shallower
near the integrated heat pipe clamp attachment and deeper extending away from the integrated heat pipe clamp attachment; and
wherein the heat exchanger system is a unitary piece of material.

US Pat. No. 9,854,703

MOUNT RACK FRAME

1. A mount rack frame comprising a first rigid multi-component support structure, a second rigid multi-component support structure
and a rack base,
A. said rack base comprising a physically and structurally separate and distinct structure from said first rigid multi-component
support structure and said second rigid multi-component support structure,

said first rigid multi-component support structure and said second rigid multi-component support structure each comprising
two rigid vertical components and two rigid horizontal components,

said two rigid vertical components aligned parallel to and opposing each other, and said two rigid horizontal components being
parallel to and opposing each other,

each said rigid vertical component comprising a single vertical longitudinal length, and each said rigid horizontal component
comprising a single horizontal longitudinal length,

said rigid horizontal components and said rigid vertical components each being reversibly removable from each other and physically
distinct and structurally separate from each other,

said first rigid multi-component support structure and said second rigid multi-component support structure each reversibly
attaching to said rack base simultaneously,

said mount rack frame further comprising
B. A first set of apertures and a first group of mechanical fasteners reversibly vertically attaching and reversibly vertically
aligning said first rigid multi-component support structure to a third multi-component rigid support structure,

a second set of apertures and a second group of mechanical fasteners reversibly vertically attaching and reversibly vertically
aligning said second rigid multi-component support structure to a fourth said rigid multi-component support structure,

C. A third set of apertures and a third group of mechanical fasteners reversibly attaching said rigid vertical components
to said rigid horizontal components,

and
said third group of mechanical fasteners continuously adjusting a linear dimension solely within said third set of apertures,
and
C. A fourth set of apertures and a fourth group of mechanical fasteners,
said fourth group of mechanical fasteners reversibly attaching said rigid vertical components to said rack base,
and
D. A fifth set of apertures and a fifth group of mechanical fasteners reversibly attaching mounted devices to said rigid vertical
components,

said fifth group of mechanical fasteners being the sole attachment of said mounted devices to said rigid vertical components,
said rigid vertical components being reversibly interchangeable with each other,
and
said rigid horizontal components being reversibly interchangeable with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,854,671

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A circuit board, comprising:
a substrate having a top surface and a bottom surface;
a first magnetic structure disposed on the top surface of the substrate;
a first dielectric layer covering the substrate and the first magnetic structure; and
an inductive coil comprising:
a first interconnect disposed on the first dielectric layer;
a second interconnect disposed on the bottom surface of the substrate; and
a plurality of conductive pillars connecting the first interconnect and the second interconnect, wherein the first interconnect,
the second interconnect and the conductive pillars form a helical structure surrounding the first magnetic structure.

US Pat. No. 9,854,672

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:
a substrate having a plurality of pad forming regions disposed thereon, wherein the pad forming regions of the plurality of
pad forming regions are spaced apart from each other by a predetermined distance;

a plurality of connection pads disposed on a portion of the plurality of pad forming regions, wherein the plurality of connection
pads is configured to transmit or receive a signal to an external device or from the external device; and

a path formed directly above the substrate between at least two connection pads of the plurality of connection pads, the path
configured for the transportation of moisture above the substrate and between the at least two connection pads of the plurality
of connection pads, wherein the substrate overlaps a lower level of the path.

US Pat. No. 9,854,170

ROLLING SHUTTER BLUR REDUCTION USING MOTION DATA

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. A method comprising:
capturing an image frame by an image capture device, the image frame including image data for all of the plurality of rows
of the image frame captured by the image capture device, the image data captured sequentially row-by-row, wherein capturing
the image frame comprises providing a timestamp for each row of the plurality of rows;

capturing motion sensor data corresponding to the image frame, wherein capturing the motion sensor data comprises providing
a timestamp for the motion sensor data;

determining motion vectors based on the motion sensor data, the motion vectors describing motion between each row of the plurality
of rows of the image frame;

calculating an image data translation for each row of the plurality of rows based on the motion vector for the row; and
adjusting the image frame based on the image data translation for each row of the plurality of rows to generate an adjusted
image frame.

US Pat. No. 9,854,709

HEAT-TRANSFER DEVICE, POWER-SUPPLYING DEVICE, AND WIRELESS POWER-SUPPLYING SYSTEM

IHI Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A heat-transfer device that transfers heat between a power-receiving device and a power-supplying device for a wireless
power supply, at least one of the power-receiving device and the power-supplying device being movable, the heat-transfer device
being a different member from the power-supplying device and from the power-receiving device, and the heat-transfer device
comprising:
a flexible heat-transfer member that transfers heat generated due to the wireless power supply, from one of the power-receiving
device and the power-supplying device to the other thereof and has at least one of tiltability in the moving direction and
extensibility in a direction perpendicular to the moving direction.

US Pat. No. 9,852,548

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING SOUND WAVEFRONTS IN AUGMENTED OR VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEMS

MAGIC LEAP, INC., Planta...

1. A method of displaying augmented reality, comprising:
determining a head pose of a user of a head-mounted virtual or augmented reality display system;
determining a perceived location, in a passable real world model, of a virtual object to be associated with an audio object
in relation to the head pose of the user, wherein the audio object corresponds to predetermined sound data, and the passable
real world model shares at least an interaction of the user with one or more other users;

reducing computational resource utilization at least by identifying a plurality of object recognizers in a ring topology;
dynamically altering one or more parameters of the predetermined sound data based at least in part on the perceived location
of the virtual object to be associated with the audio object in relation to the head pose of the user; and

generating a visual trigger for signaling a head movement to the user toward the virtual object and presenting the visual
trigger within a field of view of the user with the virtual or augmented reality display system that transmits light signals
of the virtual object associated with the audio object to at least one eye of the user.

US Pat. No. 9,854,698

SUPPORT MEMBER

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A module comprising:
a tray including:
a cage to receive an electronic component,
a handle mechanism to rotate the cage, the handle mechanism including:
a cage lever to rotate between a closed position, a top open position, and a bottom open position and
a cam member to control a rate of rotation of the cage lever and the cage,
a tray handle connected to the tray to release the tray from an engaged position, and
a tray midplane to provide a connector for the electronic component; and
a cable support member to provide a movable connection between the tray midplane and an enclosure backplane.

US Pat. No. 9,854,684

COMPONENT MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO., LT...

1. A component mounting machine comprising:
a board conveyance device which conveys a printed circuit board to a mounting station and performs positioning and carrying-out;
a component supply device which supplies electronic components of a plurality of component types;
a component transfer device which includes a mounting head which picks the electronic components from the component supply
device, conveys the electronic components to the positioned printed circuit board and mounts the electronic components thereon
and a head driving mechanism which drives the mounting head; and

a mounting order control device which controls changing of a mounting order of the electronic components,
wherein the component mounting machine partitions a long printed circuit board of a length exceeding the mounting station
into a plurality of mounting areas, sequentially positions each mounting area in the mounting station and mounts the electronic
components,

wherein a general-purpose mounting head which is capable of mounting many types of component and a high speed mounting head
which is capable of mounting less types of component in comparison to the general-purpose mounting head, picks multiple electronic
components at once, and conveys the electronic components at a low conveyance height are used together in the component transfer
device, and

wherein the mounting order control device performs control to change the mounting order of the electronic components so as
to reduce at least one of a number of times a mounting head which is operating is switched and a number of times the long
printed circuit board is positioned.

US Pat. No. 9,854,663

RADIO FREQUENCY MODULE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A radio frequency module comprising:
a stack of a plurality of insulating base material layers defining a multilayer circuit board including a cavity inside thereof;
a component disposed in the cavity and including a noise generation source; and
a ground conductive body disposed inside the multilayer circuit board; wherein
the insulating base material layer is a layer made of a thermoplastic resin having flowability during heating and pressurizing;
the ground conductive body is disposed on a layer not exposed to an inner surface of the cavity;
the radio frequency module includes an inter-layer connection conductive body electrically connected to the ground conductive
body but not electrically connected to a conductive body portion provided in the component and disposed at a position opposite
to a local portion of the component, the inter-layer connection conductive body protruding in a direction of the cavity from
the ground conductive body, and all portions of the inter-layer connection conductive body being covered by the component
in a planar view in a stacking direction of the multilayer circuit board;

the ground conductive body includes a first ground conductive body and a second ground conductive body both of which have
a planar or linear shape;

the inter-layer connection conductive body protrudes in a direction of the component from the first ground conductive body
and connects the first ground conductive body to the second ground conductive body; and

no inter-layer connection conductive body protrudes in a direction of the component from the second ground conductive body.

US Pat. No. 9,854,662

HYBRID LINEAR ACCELERATOR WITH A BROAD RANGE OF REGULATED ELECTRON AND X-RAY BEAM PARAMETERS INCLUDES BOTH STANDING WAVE AND TRAVELING WAVE LINEAR SECTIONS FOR PROVIDING A MULTIPLE-ENERGY HIGH-EFFICIENCY ELECTRON BEAM OR X-RAY BEAM

VAREX IMAGING CORPORATION...

1. A Hybrid LINAC with high beam efficiency and broad energy regulation for security inspection, non-destructive testing,
radiotherapy, and electron beam irradiation of objects, the Hybrid LINAC comprising:
an electron gun configured to provide an input beam of electrons;
a standing wave linear accelerator section (SW Buncher) configured to receive the input beam of electrons and accelerate the
electrons, the SW Buncher including an SW Input RF Coupler, the SW Buncher providing an intermediate beam of accelerated electrons;

a traveling wave linear accelerator section (TW accelerator) configured to receive the intermediate beam of accelerated electrons,
and to further increase the momentum and energy of the accelerated electrons, the TW accelerator including a TW Input RF Coupler
and a TW Output RF Coupler, the TW accelerator providing an output beam of electrons;

a drift space configured to provide RF decoupling between the SW buncher and the TW accelerator, while also permitting transit
of the intermediate beam of accelerated electrons from the SW buncher to the TW accelerator;

an RF source configured to provide RF energy to the TW accelerator via a first RF Transmitting Waveguide and the TW Input
RF Coupler; and

a second RF Transmitting Waveguide including at least one of: a Switch, a Phase Shifter, and a Power Adjuster, the second
RF Transmitting Waveguide being cooperative with both the TW Output RF Coupler and the SW Input RF Coupler, the second RF
Transmitting Waveguide allowing the SW Buncher to serve as an adjustable resonant load so as to provide broad energy regulation
of the output beam of electrons, the second RF Transmitting Waveguide also enabling the SW Buncher to be fed with RF power
remaining after attenuation in the TW accelerator so as to provide high beam efficiency of the output beam of electrons.

US Pat. No. 9,854,661

CHARGED PARTICLE ACCELERATOR SYSTEMS INCLUDING BEAM DOSE AND ENERGY COMPENSATION AND METHODS THEREFOR

VAREX IMAGING CORPORATION...

1. A stabilized radio-frequency (“RF”) accelerator system, comprising:
an RF accelerator to accelerate charged particles;
an RF source coupled to the accelerator to provide RF power into the accelerator;
a charged particle source coupled to the accelerator to inject charged particles into the accelerator;
an electric power source coupled to the RF source and the charged particle source to provide electric power thereto; and
a controller to control operation of the electric power source, the controller configured to provide a compensated control
voltage to the electric power source;

wherein:
the electric power provided to the RF source by the electric power source is based, at least in part, on the compensated control
voltage; and

the compensated control voltage is based, at least in part, on past performance of the system.

US Pat. No. 9,854,717

CHARGER COOLING AIR SOURCE SELECTION METHOD

Ford Global Technologies,...

1. A controller-implemented charger cooling air source selection method, a controller causing steps comprising:
cooling a vehicle battery charger by opening an outside air vent door of the vehicle and drawing outside air through the outside
air vent door while maintaining a recirculation door in a closed configuration, the outside air vent door in a rear portion
of the vehicle, the recirculation door in a front portion of the vehicle;

determining whether the outside air vent door will close in response to an attempt to close the outside air vent door caused
by the controller; and

if the outside air vent door will not close, establishing and maintaining positive air pressure in a cabin of the vehicle
by ensuring an open configuration of the recirculation door in the vehicle, the recirculation door configured to close the
cabin to outside air through the recirculation door in the closed configuration and open the cabin to outside air through
the recirculation door in the open configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,854,713

MULTIFUNCTION COOLANT MANIFOLD STRUCTURES

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method comprising:
providing a cooling system, the providing of the cooling system including:
providing a coolant loop comprising a coolant;
providing a heat exchange assembly coupled to the coolant loop to cool coolant within the coolant loop;
providing a coolant supply manifold coupled to the coolant loop;
providing a multifunction coolant manifold structure to deaerate the coolant, the multifunction coolant supply manifold structure
being coupled to the coolant loop and being separate from the heat exchange assembly, the multifunction coolant supply manifold
structure including:

a coolant-commoning manifold;
an auxiliary coolant reservoir disposed above and in fluid communication with the coolant-commoning manifold; and
providing multiple cooling structures coupled to the coolant loop in parallel fluid communication between the coolant supply
manifold and the coolant-commoning manifold to receive coolant from the coolant supply manifold, and exhaust coolant to the
coolant-commoning manifold;

providing a coolant pumping assembly coupled to circulate coolant through the coolant loop, without the coolant passing through
the auxiliary coolant reservoir, the multifunction coolant manifold structure comprising a coolant distribution manifold portion
with multiple coolant distribution connections therein for coupling the coolant pumping assembly in fluid communication therewith,
wherein the multifunction coolant manifold structure comprises both the coolant-commoning manifold and the coolant distribution
manifold portion integrated together in a single structure, and wherein the coolant-commoning manifold is sized larger than
the coolant supply manifold; and

wherein the multifunction coolant manifold structure deaerates the coolant by the coolant-commoning manifold being sized larger
than the coolant supply manifold to slow therein a flow rate of coolant exhausting from the multiple cooling structures as
the coolant enters the coolant-commoning manifold to allow gas within the exhausting coolant to escape the coolant within
the coolant-commoning manifold, the escaping gas within the coolant-commoning manifold rising to the auxiliary coolant reservoir,
and being replaced within the coolant-commoning manifold by coolant from the auxiliary coolant reservoir.

US Pat. No. 9,854,711

DIRECTIONAL GRATE ACCESS FLOOR PANEL

TATE ACCESS FLOORS LEASIN...

1. An apparatus for facilitating air cooling of an IT rack of a data center, the apparatus residing within a raised floor
of the data center wherein cooling air is conveyed from an under floor cooling air plenum, the apparatus comprising:
at least one access floor panel for disposition external to the IT rack, the at least one access floor panel includes a frame
supporting a plurality of spaced apart vanes for directing an air flow towards the IT rack, and the vanes positioned and set
at a fixed angle which is between about 20 to 35 degrees from a plane which is perpendicular to the raised floor of the data
center and

a support housed within the frame and connected to the frame and
the support further supporting the plurality of spaced apart fixed vanes.

US Pat. No. 9,853,775

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR HANDLING STATUS INFORMATION OF DATA UNITS

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A method in a receiving side of an Acknowledgement Mode (AM) Radio Link Control (RLC) entity for handling status information
of RLC Data Protocol Data Units (PDUs) transmitted from a peer AM RLC entity to the AM RLC entity over a radio link, each
RLC Data PDU having a respective Sequence Number (SN), the method comprising:
determining that a number of RLC Data PDUs transmitted by the peer AM RLC entity are missing at the AM RLC entity;
generating a STATUS PDU comprising negative acknowledgments for a first part of the missing RLC Data PDUs and omitting negative
acknowledgments for the rest of the missing RLC Data PDUs;

setting an ACK_SN field of the STATUS PDU to the SN of the first missing RLC Data PDU for which a negative acknowledgement
is omitted from the STATUS PDU; and

sending the STATUS PDU from the AM RLC entity to the peer AM RLC entity over the radio link.

US Pat. No. 9,850,002

STATUS INDICATING LIGHT UNIT AND AIRCRAFT COMPRISING THE SAME

GOODRICH LIGHTING SYSTEMS...

1. Status indicating light unit, comprising:
a power input terminal, coupleable to an external power supply,
an illumination circuit, comprising at least one LED,
a continuous connection circuit, coupled to the illumination circuit and configured to effect a continuous power transfer
from the power input terminal to the illumination circuit, with a continuous DC current being provided to the illumination
circuit by the continuous connection circuit and with a continuous illumination being provided by the illumination circuit,

a pulsed power reception circuit, coupled to the illumination circuit and configured to draw power from the power input terminal
in a pulsed manner and to continuously emit power to the illumination circuit, with a continuous DC current being provided
to the illumination circuit by the pulsed power reception circuit and with a continuous illumination being provided by the
illumination circuit,

wherein the pulsed power reception circuit comprises:
a chargeable element, and
an alternating switch, which is adapted to alternate between a closed state and an open state,
wherein the pulsed power reception circuit is configured to effect power transfer from the power input terminal to the illumination
circuit and to the chargeable element, when the alternating switch is in the closed state, and wherein the pulsed power reception
circuit is configured to de-couple the illumination circuit and the chargeable element from the input terminal, when the alternating
switch is in the open state,

wherein the chargeable element is coupled to the illumination circuit in such a way that it provides power to the illumination
circuit, when the alternating switch is in the open state, and

wherein the continuous connection circuit and the pulsed power reception circuit provide separate current paths from the power
input terminal to the illumination circuit, and

a mode selection switch adapted to couple the continuous connection circuit to the power input terminal in a continuous power
draw mode, resulting in a continuous power draw pattern of the status indicating light unit, and adapted to couple the pulsed
power reception circuit to the power input terminal in a pulsed power draw mode, resulting in a pulsed power draw pattern
of the status indicating light unit,

with the respective power draw patterns of the status indicating light unit indicating an operational status of the status
indicating light to the external power supply, and

wherein the status indicating light unit is an exterior aircraft light unit.

US Pat. No. 9,854,701

MULTIVISION DISPLAY SYSTEM

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A multivision display system comprising:
a plurality of displays; and
at least one stand configured to support the plurality of displays so as to stand on a horizontal surface,
wherein the stand comprises: a base configured to be supported by the horizontal surface; and
a plurality of coupling frames configured to support the plurality of displays along both sides of the displays in a vertical
direction and which are mutually coupled to each other to adjust at least relative horizontal positions of the plurality of
displays; and the plurality of coupling frames each comprises:

a coupling portion is formed with a roller on an inclined surface and extending from one end of the coupling frame; a coupling
groove provided on another end of the coupling frame, and an elevating guide comprises an inclined surface; when the elevating
guide moves inside the coupling groove in a horizontal direction the roller moves on the inclined surface of the elevating
guide and adjust the horizontal positions of coupling portion.

US Pat. No. 9,854,679

CABLE TERMINATION SYSTEM

Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (U...

1. A cable termination, comprising:
a cable having an outer shield, a first conductor with an insulative cover, a second conductor with an insulative cover, and
a drain wire positioned inside the outer shield and along side the first and second conductors; and

a circuit board with first edge, the circuit board having a first side with a first trace with a first pad and a second trace
with a second pad, the first and second pads spaced apart, each of the pads having a centerline that extends toward the edge,
wherein the circuit board further includes a ground via positioned between the centerlines of the first and second pads, the
first conductor soldered to the first pad, the second conductor soldered to the second pad and the drain wire soldered to
the ground via.

US Pat. No. 9,854,660

ION ACCELERATORS

ASTRIUM SAS, Suresnes (F...

1. An ion accelerator comprising: a coaxial magnetic arrangement having:
an inner magnet having a channel extending through the inner magnet in an axial direction; and
an outer magnet extending around the inner magnet,
the inner magnet and the outer magnet having like polarities so that the coaxial magnetic arrangement produces a magnetic
field having two locations of zero magnetic field strength, the two locations being spaced apart in the axial direction; and
an anode and a cathode arranged to generate an electrical potential difference between the two locations,

wherein one location of the two locations of zero magnetic field strength is a point surrounded by a region of non-zero magnetic
field along a central axis of the channel.

US Pat. No. 9,849,116

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING (R)-PRAMIPEXOLE

Knopp Biosciences LLC, P...

1. A method of treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in a patient comprising:
administering to the patient a single unit dose of at least 150 milligrams of (6R)-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-N6-propyl-2,6-benzothiazole-diamine
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and

administering adjunctively to the patient a therapeutically effective amount of creatine.

US Pat. No. 9,854,696

SERVER HAVING LIGHT-EMITTING COVER

SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC....

1. A server having a light-emitting cover, comprising:
a frame, the frame including an opening and at least one recess adjacent to the opening, the recess including an electrical
contact inside;

a cover assembly, the cover assembly including a cover plate and a light-emitting module fixed to the cover plate, the cover
plate covering the opening; and

at least one pogo pin connector installed on the cover plate and electrically connected to the light-emitting module, the
pogo pin connector being detachably engaged in the recess and being in contact with the electrical contact.

US Pat. No. 9,854,692

PROTECTIVE COVER FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A protective cover comprising:
a front cover comprising a first recess and a cradle portion capable of being disposed in the first recess, the cradle portion
having a plurality of segments; and

a rear cover connected with the front cover,
wherein, when the plurality of segments are configured so that a surface of one of the plurality of segments directly contacts
an inner surface of the first recess and surfaces of remaining segments of the plurality of segments are separated from the
first recess, the protective cover is used as a viewing stand,

wherein, when surfaces of each of the plurality of segments are separated from the inner surface of the first recess and an
end of the one of the plurality of segments is supported by a catching portion formed in the first recess, the protective
cover is used as a typing stand,

wherein the cradle portion is accommodated in the first recess when the protective cover is not used as the viewing stand
or the typing stand, and

wherein the first recess has a shape and a depth corresponding to a shape and a depth of the cradle portion, such that the
cradle portion is flush with a surface of the front cover surrounding the first recess when the cradle portion is accommodated
in the first recess.

US Pat. No. 9,854,677

MODULE COMPONENT

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A module component comprising:
a substrate including a thermoplastic resin base material; and
an electronic component ultrasonically bonded on the substrate; wherein
the electronic component includes a plurality of first substrate connecting electrodes including respective planar conductors
provided on a substrate mounting surface separately from each other, and connected at a same potential or substantially a
same potential;

the substrate includes a first component connecting electrode including a planar conductor provided on a component loading
surface, and bonded to the plurality of first substrate connecting electrodes; and

the substrate has anisotropy of an elastic modulus in an in-plane direction on the component loading surface.

US Pat. No. 9,851,799

HAPTIC SURFACE WITH DAMPING APPARATUS

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. A haptic mat comprising:
a center plate;
an actuator coupled to the center plate, the actuator configured to generate a haptic feedback wave directed towards a center
of the center plate; and

a periphery section that circumscribes the center plate, the periphery section coupled to a damping element, the damping element
configured to receive the haptic feedback wave exiting the center plate and further configured to suppress the haptic feedback
wave to reduce reflections of the haptic feedback wave from the periphery section toward the center of the center plate, the
damping element comprising a magnetic element configured to suppress the haptic feedback wave.

US Pat. No. 9,851,563

WIDE-FIELD OF VIEW (FOV) IMAGING DEVICES WITH ACTIVE FOVEATION CAPABILITY

Magic Leap, Inc., Planta...

1. A foveated imaging system, capable of capturing a wide field of view image and a foveated image, where the foveated image
is a controllable region of interest of the wide field of view image, the system comprising:
a. an objective lens, facing an external scene, configured to receive incoming light from an external scene and to focus the
light upon a beamsplitter;

b. a beamsplitter, configured to split the incoming light from the external scene into a wide field of view imaging path and
a foveated imaging path;

c. the wide field of view imaging path comprising:
i. a first stop, separate from the objective lens, which limits the amount of light received in the wide field of view path
from the beamsplitter;

ii. a wide field of view imaging lens, different from the objective lens and configured to receive light from the first stop
and form a wide field view image on a wide field of view imaging sensor;

iii. a wide field of view imaging sensor, configured to receive light from the wide field of view imaging lens;
d. the foveated imaging path consisting of:
i. a second stop, which limits the amount of light received in the foveated imaging path from the beamsplitter;
ii. a scanning mirror, the scanning mirror being a multi-axis movable mirror configured to reflect the light from the beamsplitter;
iii. a reflective surface, disposed upon the beamsplitter, configured to direct light reflected by the scanning mirror;
iv. a foveated imaging lens, configured to receive a portion of the light, associated with a region of interest of the external
scene, from the scanning mirror, and form a foveated image on a foveated imaging sensor; and

v. a foveated imaging sensor, configured to receive light from the foveated imaging lens,
wherein the incoming light from the external scene passes through the objective lens-to the beamsplitter,
wherein the beamsplitter divides the light into the two optical paths, the wide field of view imaging path and the foveated
imaging path,

wherein the light passes through the first stop to the wide field of view imaging lens-along the wide field of view imaging
path,

wherein the wide field of view imaging lens focuses the wide field of view image upon the wide field of view imaging sensor,
wherein the light passes through the second stop to the scanning mirror along the foveated imaging path,
wherein the scanning mirror reflects a region of interest toward the foveated imaging lens through the reflective surface
on the beam splitter,

wherein the foveated imaging lens focuses the foveated image upon the foveated imaging sensor, and
wherein the two images are recorded by the wide field of view and foveated sensors, a wide field of view image and a higher
resolution image of the region of interest within it.

US Pat. No. 9,854,708

UNIT FOR SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...

1. A unit for a semiconductor device, comprising:
an insulating substrate having a first conductive pattern formed on one surface thereof and a second conductive pattern formed
on the other surface which is a side opposite to the one surface across the insulating substrate;

a first conductive block formed on the first conductive pattern;
a second conductive block formed on the second conductive pattern so that the second conductive block is arranged on a side
opposite to the first conductive block across the insulating substrate;

a semiconductor chip having one surface fixed to the second conductive block;
a plurality of implant pins fixed to the other surface of the semiconductor chip;
a printed circuit board having a third conductive pattern formed thereon and the implant pins fixed thereon;
a first external lead terminal fixed to the second conductive block;
a second external lead terminal fixed to the third conductive pattern and electrically connected to the implant pins; and
a resin case covering the first conductive block, the second conductive block, and the insulating substrate, and sealing such
that the first conductive block is exposed from a first surface of the resin case and ends of the first and second external
lead terminals protrude from a second surface at an opposite side of the first surface.

US Pat. No. 9,854,690

3U “T” SHAPED CHASSIS DESIGN WITH RAIL FEATURES

EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LL...

1. A rack unit for providing a server to be mounted within a storage rack, the rack unit comprising: a chassis comprising
a set of low-profile drawer slides mounted thereto, the drawer slides configured for mounting the rack unit within the storage
rack, the set of low-profile drawer slides configured for mounting upon rails of the storage rack; wherein, opposing sides
of the chassis comprise at least two dimensions of separation (WU, WU+2R) therebetween, one of the dimensions of separation (WU+2R) providing a wide section of the chassis, the other of the dimensions of separation (WU) providing a narrow section of the chassis, and the wide section and the narrow section form a T-shaped; and wherein the
wide section is configured to receive four 3.5 inch hard drives in a side-by-side configuration, and a combined width of the
rails and the narrow section is equal to the wide section; and wherein the rack unit comprises dimensions for one of a 1U,
2U, 3U, 4U, 5U, 6U and 7U rack unit.

US Pat. No. 9,854,686

PREPARATION METHOD OF A THIN POWER DEVICE

ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDU...

1. A preparation method of a thin power device comprising the steps of:
step S1, providing a substrate comprising a first set of first contact pads and a second set of second contact pads arranged
at a front surface and a back surface of the substrate respectively, wherein each first contact pad of the first set of contact
pads is electrically connected with a respective second contact pad of the second set of contact pads via a respective interconnecting
structure formed inside the substrate; and a through opening formed in the substrate aligning with a third contact pad attached
to the back surface of the substrate, wherein the third contact pad is not electrically connected with the first set of contact
pads;

step S2, embedding a semiconductor chip into the through opening, wherein a back metal layer at a back surface of the semiconductor
chip is attached to the third contact pad; and

step S3, electrically connecting a respective electrode of a plurality of electrodes at a front surface of the semiconductor
chip with said each first contact pad of the first set of contact pads via a respective conductive structure of a plurality
of conductive structures.

US Pat. No. 9,853,730

LIGHTING BASED AUTHENTICATION OF A MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Xicato, Inc., San Jose, ...

1. A Light Control and Data Interface Module (LCDIM) comprising:
a radio frequency transceiver;
an LED driver configured to supply electrical power to an LED based light engine that is electrically coupled to the LCDIM;
and

one or more processors configured to:
receive a request from a mobile electronics device based on one or more signals received by the radio frequency transceiver;
communicate a command signal to the LED driver that causes the LED driver to control the electrical power to the LED based
light engine such that the LED based light engine emits an amount of modulated illumination light, the modulated illumination
light indicating a first optical code;

receive an indication of a second optical code from the mobile electronics device based on one or more signals received by
the radio frequency transceiver, wherein the second optical code is determined by the mobile electronics device from an amount
of the modulated illumination light detected by the mobile electronics device; and

determine whether the first optical code matches the second optical code.

US Pat. No. 9,852,694

DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A method of driving a display device comprising a sensing line, a light-emitting element, a capacitor, and a driving transistor,
the driving transistor comprising a control terminal that is connected to the capacitor, an input terminal, and an output
terminal, the method comprising:
connecting the control terminal and the output terminal;
connecting the control terminal and the output terminal to a ground voltage and then disconnecting the control terminal and
the output terminal from the ground voltage;

sensing a first voltage of the control terminal through the sensing line; and
calculating a threshold voltage of the driving transistor based on the first voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,854,712

SELF-CONTAINED POWER AND COOLING DOMAINS

Google Inc., Mountain Vi...

1. A method for providing for conditioning of a computer data center, the method comprising:
supplying a working fluid from a common fluid plane to a plurality of power/cooling units distributed across a data center
facility in proximity to electronic equipment that is distributed across the data center facility, at least one of the power/cooling
units comprising an electric generator unit configured to generate electric power from the working fluid and output waste
from the working fluid to a cooling unit to generate a cooling fluid from the waste to cool the electronic equipment, and
at least one of the power/cooling units further comprise a unitary housing that encloses the electric generator unit and the
cooling unit;

converting the working fluid into electric power and cooling capacity at each of the plurality of power/cooling units; and
supplying the electric power to a common electric power plane serving a plurality of racks of the electronic equipment in
the data center facility and being served by a plurality of the power/cooling units in the data center facility.

US Pat. No. 9,854,710

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND CONTAINER FOR DATA CENTER

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An information processing device comprising:
one or more information processing device main bodies;
a first heat exchanger configured to cool air to be introduced into the one or more information processing device main bodies;
an air blower configured to introduce the air into the one or more information processing device main bodies;
an evaporator through which discharged air discharged from the one or more information processing device main bodies passes;
a receiving pan configured to receive water generated by dew condensation in the first heat exchanger; and
a water supply member configured to supply the water in the receiving pan to the evaporator,
the evaporator includes:
a water storage pan configured to receive the water from the receiving pan; and
a plurality of capillaries configured to pump up water in the water storage pan by capillary action, each of the plurality
of capillaries having a plurality of pores in a circumferential surface of the respective capillaries.

US Pat. No. 9,854,674

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD SOLDERED STRUCTURE

Luxnet Corporation, Zhon...

1. A flexible printed circuit and printed circuit board soldered structure, comprising:
a flexible printed circuit comprising a soft board body, with a first signal pad region disposed on a side of the soft board
body, and a first grounding pad region disposed on an opposing side of the soft board body, the first signal pad region comprising
a pair of first differential signal transmission lines and two first grounding soldering portions flanking the pair of the
first differential signal transmission lines, the first differential signal transmission lines having intact surfaces dispensing
with any through hole, wherein ends of the first differential signal transmission lines are flush with an edge of the soft
board body, with a through hole disposed on the first grounding soldering portion to electrically connect the first grounding
soldering portion and the first grounding pad region, and an insulating region disposed on the first grounding pad region
and corresponding in position to the first differential signal transmission lines on a side of the soft board body, the insulating
region extending inward from an edge of the soft board body; and

a printed circuit board comprising a substrate body, a second signal pad region disposed on a side of the substrate body,
and a second grounding pad region disposed on an opposing side of the substrate body, the second signal pad region comprising
a pair of second differential signal transmission lines and two second grounding soldering portions flanking the pair of second
differential signal transmission lines, the second differential signal transmission lines having intact surfaces dispensing
with any through hole, with a through hole disposed on the second grounding soldering portions to electrically connect the
second grounding soldering portions and the second grounding pad region,

wherein the flexible printed circuit is disposed on the printed circuit board, the insulating region of the first grounding
pad region is disposed above the second differential signal transmission lines to stay away from the second differential signal
transmission lines and thus preclude developing a short circuit together with the second differential signal transmission
lines, and the ends of the first differential signal transmission lines are soldered to the second differential signal transmission
lines from above by a solder to effectuate electrical connection.

US Pat. No. 9,854,668

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device comprising:
a first flexible substrate including an insulating substrate including a first area, a second area adjacent to the first area,
and a through hole formed in the second area, and a pad electrode disposed above the through hole;

a second flexible substrate including a connection line disposed to be opposed to the through hole, the second flexible substrate
disposed below the first flexible substrate; and

an anisotropy conductive film which electrically connects the pad electrode and the connection line; wherein
the anisotropy conductive film is disposed between the second area and the second flexible substrate, and has a first film
thickness in a first position which is adjacent to the first area and a second film thickness in a second position which is
closer to the through hole than is the first position, where the first film thickness is greater than the second film thickness.

US Pat. No. 9,854,659

NOISE BASED FREQUENCY TUNING AND IDENTIFICATION OF PLASMA CHARACTERISTICS

Advanced Energy Industrie...

1. A power generation system configured for automated frequency tuning of power delivered to a plasma load, the power generation
system comprising:
a power source to apply a primary power signal at a primary frequency to an output, the output configured for coupling to
a plasma load, either directly or through a matching network, the power source is configured to apply one or more secondary
power signals at one or more frequencies to the plasma load, wherein power produced at the secondary frequencies is lower
than power produced at the primary frequency;

a sensor arranged to sense one or more attributes of power delivered to the plasma load to obtain a measure of performance;
a global optimum identification module that analyzes the measure of performance and identifies a global optimum frequency
as corresponding to a global optimum of the measure of performance;

a frequency control module that adjusts the primary frequency towards the identified global optimum frequency corresponding
to the global optimum.

US Pat. No. 9,854,553

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LINK SYNCHRONIZATION IN AN LTE-TDD ARCHITECTURE

Dali Systems Co. Ltd., G...

1. A method of generating a synchronization switching pulse in a time division duplexing (TDD) system, the method comprising:
receiving an input signal at an input port of a digital power meter;
receiving, at the digital power meter, a power threshold level;
measuring, using the digital power meter, a power level associated with the input signal;
determining that the power level associated with the input signal exceeds the power threshold level;
determining, for the input signal, a number of rising edges, a number of falling edges, locations of the rising edges, and
locations of the falling edges;

determining, for the input signal, one or more pulse widths measured between the locations of the rising edges and the falling
edges;

determining a downlink/uplink configuration associated with the input signal;
determining that at least one of the one or more pulse widths is greater than a threshold;
forming an estimated sync pulse;
determining a special subframe configuration associated with the input signal;
determining an offset;
forming a regenerated sync pulse;
determining, using an error detector, an error between the estimated sync pulse and the regenerated sync pulse;
determining that the error is less than an error threshold; and
providing the regenerated sync pulse as the synchronization switching pulse.

US Pat. No. 9,854,534

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND RETRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A terminal apparatus that communicates with a base station using a unit band group comprising a plurality of downlink unit
bands and uplink unit bands, and transmits a response signal based on an error detection result of downlink data arranged
in a downlink unit band through an uplink control channel of an uplink unit band corresponding to the downlink unit band,
the terminal apparatus comprising:
a transmitter;
a receiver configured:
to receive downlink assignment control information transmitted through downlink control channels of the plurality of downlink
unit bands;

to receive the downlink data transmitted through a downlink data channel indicated by the downlink assignment control information;
one or more processors configured:
to detect a reception error of the received downlink data; and
to control transmission of a response signal used for retransmission control of the downlink data in the base station based
on the error detection result and success/failure in the reception of the downlink assignment control information;

to control the transmitter to transmit, when succeeding in receiving downlink assignment control information transmitted in
a base unit band which is a downlink unit band in which a broadcast channel signal containing information on the uplink unit
band in the unit band group is transmitted and a second downlink unit band other than the base unit band, the response signal
to the base station using resources of the uplink control channel associated with the downlink control channel in the base
unit band and provided for the uplink unit band, and

to control the transmitter not to transmit the response signal when either (1) not receiving any downlink assignment control
information, or (2) receiving an error detection result only about the downlink data information transmitted in the second
downlink unit band.

US Pat. No. 9,854,681

COMPONENT-EMBEDDED SUBSTRATE

Murata Manufacturing Co.,...

1. A component-embedded substrate comprising:
a resin substrate having a mount surface and a peripheral surface surrounding a perimeter of said mount surface;
a first mounted component mounted on said mount surface;
a second mounted component mounted on said mount surface and spaced from said first mounted component;
at least one first embedded electronic component chip disposed in said resin substrate; and
at least one second embedded electronic component chip disposed in said resin substrate and arranged to extend in a first
region of the mount surface and a second region of the mount surface as viewed in a direction perpendicular to said mount
surface,

said first embedded electronic component chip being located close to the peripheral surface of said resin substrate,
said mount surface including:
said first region located between said first mounted component and said second mounted component and extending in a cross
direction crossing an arrangement direction in which said first mounted component and said second mounted component are arranged
with respect to each other; and

said second region located outside said first region,
said first embedded electronic component chip being arranged to extend in said first region and said second region as viewed
in a direction perpendicular to said mount surface,

wherein said first embedded electronic component chip is located relatively closer to the peripheral surface of said resin
substrate as compared with said first mounted component and said second mounted component,

wherein at least one of the first mounted component and the second mounted component comprises a chip component, and
wherein said second embedded electronic component chip overlaps a part of said first mounted component and a part of said
second mounted component when viewed in the direction perpendicular to said mount surface, said second embedded electronic
component chip extending below said first mounted component and said second mounted component.

US Pat. No. 9,854,678

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING CABLE SUPPORTING STRUCTURE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a housing;
a printed circuit board (PCB) included in the housing, and comprising a first surface, a second surface on a side of the PCB
opposite to the first surface, a lateral surface, a non-conductive layer forming at least a portion of the first surface,
and a conductive layer arranged between the first surface and the second surface;

a first electronic component arranged on a first area of the first surface of the PCB;
a first conductive shield structure arranged on the PCB to cover the first area and the first electronic component on the
PCB;

a support structure connected to the PCB comprising a first part that extends substantially perpendicular to the first surface
and faces a portion of one side of the first conductive shield structure; and

a cable extending along the one side of the first conductive shield structure, inserted between the support structure and
the portion of the one side of the first conductive shield structure, and comprising at least one conductive line and an insulation
layer that covers the at least one conductive line.

US Pat. No. 9,854,669

PACKAGE SUBSTRATE

IBIDEN CO., LTD., Ogaki-...

1. A printed wiring board, comprising:
a first resin insulating layer;
a first conductor layer formed on a first surface of the first resin insulating layer;
a second conductor layer formed on a second surface of the first resin insulating layer;
a first via conductor structure formed in the first resin insulating layer such that the first via conductor structure is
connecting the first conductor layer and the second conductor layer;

a second resin insulating layer formed on the second surface of the first resin insulating layer such that the second conductor
layer is embedded into the second resin insulating layer and that the first resin insulating layer is covering the second
conductor layer;

a third conductor layer formed on the second resin insulating layer; and
a second via conductor structure formed in the second resin insulating layer such that the second via conductor structure
is connecting the second conductor layer and the third conductor layer,

wherein the first conductor layer is an outermost conductor layer and includes a plurality of primary pads and a plurality
of secondary pads such that the primary pads are positioned to mount a first electronic component on the first surface of
the first resin insulating layer and the secondary pads are positioned to mount a second electronic component on the first
surface of the first resin insulating layer, and the second conductor layer includes a dedicated wiring layer configured to
transmit data between the first and second electronic components to be mounted to the first surface of the first resin insulating
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,849,336

TEAM SPORT MONITORING SYSTEM

POLAR ELECTRO OY, Kempel...

1. A training device comprising:
a communication circuitry configured to communicate according to a short-range wireless protocol;
at least one processor; and
at least one memory including a computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured,
with the at least one processor, to cause the training device to perform operations comprising:

obtaining, using at least one sensor, physical activity-related measurement data of a user participating in a team sport activity,
the at least one sensor comprising at least one of a heart activity sensor, motion sensor, positioning sensor, stride sensor,
cadence sensor;

processing the physical activity-related measurement data into a physical activity-related information characterizing the
physical activity of the user during the team sport activity;

broadcasting, according to the short-range wireless protocol, the physical activity-related information using the communication
circuitry;

broadcasting, on a first interval, an advertising packet for a predetermined time, receiving a scan request from a portable
electronic device in response to broadcasting the advertising packet, and transmitting, in response to receiving the scan
request, a scan response comprising at least some of the physical activity-related information;

preparing the physical activity-related information for broadcasting, according to the short-range wireless protocol, by splitting
the physical activity-related information into two or more sub-sets;

adding an indicator for each of the sub-sets indicating that the two or more sub-sets are sub-sets of the physical activity-related
information; and

broadcasting, according to the a short-range wireless protocol, the two or more sub-sets using a separate data packet for
each of the two or more sub-sets.

US Pat. No. 9,854,706

HEAT SINK

AURAS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD...

1. A heat sink connected with a heated surface of a heat generation component, an ambient airflow flowing into the heat sink
to remove heat from the heat generation component, the heat sink comprising:
a bottom surface close to the heated surface;
a top surface away from the heated surface and opposed to the bottom surface; and
plural first fins and plural second fins alternately and separately arranged between the top surface and the bottom surface
along a specified axis direction, wherein plural airflow channels are defined by the plural first fins, the plural second
fins, the top surface and the bottom surface collaboratively, and each airflow channel comprises an airflow inlet and an airflow
outlet,

wherein an area of the first fin is larger than an area of the second fin, and the first fin has a first non-overlapped zone
and a second non-overlapped zone with respect to a projection area of the second fin along the specified axis direction, wherein
the first non-overlapped zone is located at the airflow inlet, and a first width of the first non-overlapped zone near the
heated surface is larger than a second width of the first non-overlapped zone away from the heated surface, wherein the second
non-overlapped zone is located at the airflow outlet, and a first width of the second non-overlapped zone near the heated
surface is smaller than a second width of the second non-overlapped zone away from the heated surface.

US Pat. No. 9,854,695

SINGLE RACK UNIT STORAGE BLADE WITH REDUNDANT CONTROLLERS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A storage blade apparatus comprising:
a blade housing configured to fit within a single rack unit (1U) form factor blade slot of a chassis;
a first drive drawer in the blade housing and including a first set of drive bays;
a second drive drawer in the blade housing and including a second set of drive bays; and
at least first and second redundant controllers contained within the blade housing, wherein each of the first and second redundant
controllers is operably connected to each of the drive bays included in the first set of drive bays and each of the drive
bays included in the second set of drive bays, and wherein the second controller is disposed on top of, and inverted with
respect to, the first controller.

US Pat. No. 9,854,675

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT LAID FLAT AND CORRESPONDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT

Zodiac Aero Electric, Mo...

1. A flat electronic circuit, comprising a set of electronic boards intended to support components and linked together by
joining elements, wherein the joining elements comprise curved flexible printed circuits linking two ends of two electronic
boards of the set of electronic boards, the two electronic boards being arranged side by side, wherein the flat electronic
circuit comprises two parallel rectilinear branches linked together by their ends by two curved flexible printed circuits
so as to form a closed flat electronic circuit and each parallel rectilinear branch comprises electronic boards linked by
a straight flexible printed circuit, the said curved flexible printed circuits being foldable and the straight flexible printed
circuits being bendable for erecting the flat electronic circuit into a three-dimensional electronic circuit comprising electronic
boards placed opposite one another; wherein said curved flexible printed circuits are foldable along fold lines running at
45° with respect to the rectilinear branches.

US Pat. No. 9,854,666

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD WITH A DIFFERENTIAL LINE PAIR HAVING VIAS IN EACH LINE THAT ARE NOT EQUALLY SPACED APART

HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTR...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:
a differential pair of transmission lines comprising:
a first signal transmission line comprising a first via and a second via; and
a second signal transmission line comprising a third via and a fourth via;
a first distance between a center of the first via and a center of the third via is equal to a first value;
a second distance between a center of the second via and a center of the fourth via is equal to the first value;
a third distance between the center of the first via and the center of the second via is equal to a second value; and
a fourth distance between the center of the third via and the center of the fourth via is not equal to the second value;
wherein a first line located at the first via is substantially perpendicular to the first signal transmission line, a second
line located at the third via is substantially perpendicular to the first signal transmission line, the first distance is
defined between the first line and the second line, and the first value is greater than zero; and

wherein the first value is equal to (T*V)/2, T is a rise time of a signal of the differential pair, and V is a transmission
speed value of the signal of the differential pair.

US Pat. No. 9,854,665

ULTRA-WIDEBAND ASSEMBLY SYSTEM AND METHOD

American Technical Cerami...

1. An ultra-wideband assembly in an electrical circuit having a circuit board with a conductive micro-strip line, comprising:
a non-conductive tapered core having
an outer surface;
a distal end; and
a proximate end,
said distal end being larger than proximate end;
a conductive wire having a proximate end and a distal end and being wound about at least a portion of said non-conductive
tapered core;

said proximate end of said conductive wire extends away from said proximate end of said non-conductive tapered core and is
being conductively coupled to said micro-strip line of said circuit board;

said distal end of said conductive wire extends away from said distal end of said non-conductive tapered core;
said conductive wire contacts at least a portion of said outer surface of said non-conductive tapered core;
a supporting bracket having
a base portion; and
a core attachment portion;
said base portion is being conductively coupled to said circuit board;
said core attachment portion is being coupled to said distal end of said non-conductive tapered core and is further being
conductively coupled to said distal end of said conductive wire.

US Pat. No. 9,851,578

ADAPTIVE PARTICLE PROJECTION PATH INDICATOR

Lasermax Inc, Rochester,...

1. An aiming system for use with a particle projection device, the aiming system comprising:
a housing mountable to the particle projection device for movement therewith;
a window supported by the housing and defining a first field of view when the housing is at a first orientation and a second
field of view when the housing is at a second orientation;

wherein a first reticle image is visible in the window when the housing is at the first orientation with the first reticle
image representative of a projection path of the particles in the first field of view; and

wherein a second reticle image is visible in the window when the housing is at a second orientation with the second reticle
image being representative of a projection path of the particles in the second field of view.

US Pat. No. 9,851,480

PRISM MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Young Lighting Technology...

17. A prism module suitable for being arranged on an edge area of a display area and a frame area of a display, wherein the
display area has a plurality of corners, and the prism module comprises:
a first prism, comprising a plurality of first corner portions and a plurality of first side portions, each of the first corner
portions being correspondingly arranged in one of the corners of the display area and having a first free-form curved surface;
and

a second prism, conformally disposed beside the first prism, the second prism comprising a plurality of second corner portions
and a plurality of second side portions, each of the second corner portions having a second free-form curved surface facing
one of the first free-form curved surfaces.

US Pat. No. 9,850,358

LOW-SCORCH FLAME-RETARDANT POLYURETHANE FOAMS

LANXESS Deutschland GmbH,...

1. A flame-retardant polyurethane foam comprising at least one phosphorus-containing propionic ester of formula (I)
where:
R1 is hydrogen, or a straight-chain or branched alkyl moiety of 1 to 4 carbon atoms; and

R2 is a straight-chain or branched alkyl moiety of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, or a cycloalkyl moiety of 3 to 10 carbon atoms.

US Pat. No. 9,849,084

ORALLY ADMINISTERED CORTICOSTEROID COMPOSITIONS

ADARE PHARMACEUTICALS, IN...

1. An oral, liquid pharmaceutical composition comprising budesonide, a pharmaceutically acceptable liquid, and a phase change
agent dissolved or suspended in the pharmaceutically acceptable liquid, wherein after oral administration to a patient, said
composition undergoes a change in physical properties of the composition upon contact with the upper gastrointestinal tract
of said patient, whereby contact of the corticosteroid with the upper gastrointestinal tract of the patient is enhanced and/or
prolonged.

US Pat. No. 9,854,705

SHEET-TYPE HEAT PIPE

TOSHIBA HOME TECHNOLOGY C...

1. A sheet-type heat pipe comprising a sealed container encapsulating operating fluid thereinside, said sealed container comprising:
at least two etched or pressed metal foil sheets stacked and joined together, said metal foil sheets each comprising:
a vapor passage transporting a gas-phase operating fluid; and
wicks having capillary grooves that serve to reflux a liquid-phase operating fluid through a capillary force, said wicks comprising:
a first wick formed on a substantially entire outer circumference of said container, said first wick comprising:
first concave grooves serving as said capillary grooves; and
first convex walls defining the first concave grooves,
wherein said first concave grooves, said first convex walls and an outer peripheral wall formed outside said first wick satisfy
an inequality expression of: a width of the outer peripheral wall>a width of each first concave groove>a width of each first
convex wall; and

a second wick extending from said first wick toward a central region of said container, said second wick comprising:
second concave grooves serving as said capillary grooves;
second convex walls defining said second concave grooves; and
third convex walls defining said second concave grooves,
wherein said second concave grooves, said second convex walls and said third convex walls satisfy an inequality expression
of: a width of the second convex wall>a width of each second concave groove>a width of each third convex wall,

wherein the number of the first concave grooves provided in the first wick is larger than that of the second concave grooves
provided in the second wick.

US Pat. No. 9,854,697

MODULAR NETWORK SWITCHES, ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A computer system comprising:
a cabinet having a plurality of side walls defining an internal volume;
a plurality of first circuit boards operably positioned parallel to each other in a first portion of the internal volume,
wherein each of the first circuit boards includes a first connector positioned proximate an aft edge portion thereof; and

a plurality of second circuit boards operably positioned parallel to each other in a second portion of the internal volume,
wherein the plurality of second circuit boards are positioned in edgewise, nonparallel orientation relative to the plurality
of first circuit boards, wherein each of the second circuit boards includes a second connector positioned proximate a forward
edge portion thereof, and wherein each of the second connectors is directly mated to a corresponding first connector to electrically
connect each of the first circuit boards to a corresponding second circuit board;

a plurality of third circuit boards positioned parallel to each other in the first portion of the internal volume,
wherein the cabinet includes a front side toward one end of the side walls and a back side toward an opposite end of the side
walls,

wherein the front side of the cabinet includes a plurality of first openings that removably contain the first circuit boards,
whereby individual first circuit boards can be removed from the cabinet and replaced while the other of the first circuit
boards remain in situ, and

wherein the front side of the cabinet further includes a plurality of second openings that removably contain the third circuit
boards, whereby individual third circuit boards can be removed from the cabinet and replaced while other of the third circuit
boards remain in situ.

US Pat. No. 9,854,687

MULTI-LAYER SUBSTRATES INCLUDING THIN FILM SIGNAL LINES

FINISAR CORPORATION, Sun...

1. A header subassembly comprising:
a multi-layer substrate including:
a bottom layer;
a top layer having top thin film signal lines; and
one or more intermediate layers having thick film traces between the top layer and the bottom layer, the thick film traces
being electrically coupled to the top thin film signal lines; and

optoelectronic components positioned over the multi-layer substrate and electrically coupled with the top thin film signal
lines;

wherein at least one of the top thin film signal lines comprises:
titanium (Ti) having a height of about 0.1 microns with a tolerance of 0.05 microns;
palladium (Pd) having a height of about 0.2 microns with a tolerance of 0.05 microns; or
gold (Au) having a height about 3 microns with a tolerance of 2 microns.

US Pat. No. 9,854,340

DETACHABLE AUDIO SYSTEM FOR HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAYS

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. A detachable coupling structure for an audio system, the detachable coupling structure comprising:
a base;
a plurality of posts, extending from the base, to couple to a strap;
a spring, contacting the base, to detach the plurality of posts from the strap when the plurality of posts decouple from the
strap; and

a spacer through which the plurality of posts extends, wherein the spring contacts the spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,851,615

OPTICAL MODULATOR

Lumentum Operations LLC, ...

1. An optical modulator comprising:
an optical splitter comprising:
an input port for receiving light;
a multimode interference optical splitter downstream of the input port for splitting the light received at the input port;
and

first to fourth output ports for outputting the split light; and
at least one Mach-Zehnder interferometer including a Mach-Zehnder combiner,
the Mach-Zehnder combiner including:
a plurality of ingress ports, each corresponding to a different one of the first to fourth output ports, and an egress port;
a multimode interference coupler between the plurality of ingress ports and the egress port; and
another non-ingress port.

US Pat. No. 9,854,688

DISPLAY APPARATUS

AU OPTRONICS CORP., Hsin...

1. A display apparatus comprising:
a frame having a supporting surface;
a panel module comprising:
a substrate disposed on the supporting surface and the substrate having a bonding region at a side thereof; and
a plurality of chips disposed on the bonding region, wherein the chips and the bonding region are located on the supporting
surface, and the chips and the supporting surface are respectively located at two opposite surfaces of the substrate; and

an adjusting pad disposed between the supporting surface and the bonding region of the substrate, and the thickness of the
adjusting pad being gradually reduced from the center toward the two sides thereof, wherein the thickness of the adjusting
pad corresponding to the chips disposed at the center of the bonding region is greater than the thickness of the adjusting
pad corresponding to the chips disposed at the two sides of the bonding region.

US Pat. No. 9,854,640

SOLID-STATE LIGHTING CONTROL WITH DIMMABILITY AND COLOR TEMPERATURE TUNABILITY USING LOW VOLTAGE CONTROLLER

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. A dimming and correlated color temperature (CCT) tuning lighting system, comprising:
a low voltage dimming input;
a low voltage CCT tuning input; and
at least one light-emitting diode (LED)-based lighting device, comprising:
at least two types of LED-based light sources; and
a dimming and CCT tuning controllable driver, comprising:
a power supply section configured to receive an alternating current (AC) power to generate a direct current (DC) power;
a dimming and CCT tuning control section configured to receive and to mix a dimming signal and a CCT tuning signal from the
low voltage dimming input and the low voltage CCT tuning input and to generate at least two pulse-width modulated (PWM) control
signals; and

an LED driving section connected to the power supply section and configured to receive the DC power and the at least two PWM
control signals to drive the at least two type of LED-based light sources to emit a light with a dimming level and a CCT,

wherein, in response to the dimming signal and CCT tuning signal from the low voltage dimming input and the low voltage CCT
tuning input, the dimming and CCT tuning control section performing operations comprising:

determining a ratio related to extreme CCTs of the LED-based light sources from the low voltage CCT tuning input and the dimming
level from the low voltage dimming input;

integrating the ratio related to the extreme CCTs of the LED-based light sources with the dimming level to obtain factors
relevant to a target dimming level and CCT; and

generating PWM signals based on the factors relevant to the target dimming level and CCT.

US Pat. No. 9,853,755

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ACHIEVING CONTINUED LISTENING EXPERIENCE FOR CAR RADIO HEAD UNIT

Panasonic Automotive Syst...

1. A method of operating a radio in a vehicle, comprising the steps of:
using the radio to tune to a first radio source;
transmitting information identifying the first radio source from the vehicle to a processor disposed at a location that is
remote from the vehicle;

monitoring by the processor broadcast content of the first radio source on a web site of the first radio source;
identifying by the processor a second radio source having broadcast content matching the broadcast content of the first radio
source;

transmitting information identifying the second radio source from the processor to the vehicle;
detecting a quality of a broadcast signal from the first radio source received at the vehicle falling below a threshold quality
level; and

responding to the detecting step by switching tuning of the radio from the first radio source to the second radio source.

US Pat. No. 9,853,483

WIRELESS CHARGING COIL

A.K. Stamping Company, In...

1. A wireless charging coil comprising:
a first stamped coil having a first spiral trace, the first spiral trace defining a first space between windings;
a second stamped coil having a second spiral trace, the second spiral trace defining a second space between windings,
the first stamped coil and second stamped coil in co-planar relation, the first stamped coil positioned within the second
space of the second stamped coil, and the second stamped coil positioned within the first space of the first stamped coil,
the first and second coils electronically connected;

a first laminate attached to the first stamped coil and fixing the first stamped coil in place; and
a second laminate attached to the second stamped coil and fixing the second stamped coil in place,
the first laminate being engaged with the second laminate to bond the coils together and to insulate the coils.

US Pat. No. 9,852,605

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF DYNAMICALLY VARYING A PRE-ALARM TIME OF A SECURITY SYSTEM

GOOGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A security system comprising:
a sensor to detect an entry into a building by a person, and generate detection data according to the detected entry;
a processor communicatively coupled to the sensor to receive the detection data, the processor to estimate a threat level
based on the detection data and a security system operating state, and to adjust a pre-alarm time according to the estimated
threat level; and

an alarm device, communicatively coupled to at least the processor, that outputs an alarm according to the detection data
and the threat level.

US Pat. No. 9,851,297

NEPHELOMETRIC TURBIDIMETER AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF THE CONTAMINATION OF A SAMPLE CUVETTE OF A NEPHELOMETRIC TURBIDIMETER

Hach Lange GmbH, Berlin ...

1. A nephelometric turbidimeter for measuring a turbidity of a liquid sample in a sample cuvette, the nephelometric turbidimeter
comprising:
a measurement light source configured to emit an axial parallel light beam directed to the sample cuvette;
a scattering light detector arranged to receive a scattered light from the sample cuvette;
a diffuser comprising a diffuser body and a diffuser actuator, the diffuser actuator being configured to move the diffuser
body between a parking position in which the diffuser body does not interfere with the axial parallel light beam and a test
position where the diffuser body is arranged between the measurement light source and the sample cuvette so that the diffuser
body interferes with the axial parallel light beam and generates a diffuse test light entering the sample cuvette; and

a cleaning device,
wherein,
the sample cuvette is cylindrical and comprises a cylinder wall and a plane bottom wall, and
the cleaning device is arranged above the cuvette and is configured to mechanically clean the cylinder wall and the plane
bottom wall of the sample cuvette.

US Pat. No. 9,851,445

REAL-TIME LOCATING SYSTEM USING GPS TIME DIFFERENCE OF ARRIVAL WITH DIGITAL OFF-AIR ACCESS UNITS AND REMOTE UNITS

Dali Systems Co. Ltd., G...

12. A system for localization using satellite navigation signals in a Distributed Antenna System (DAS), the system comprising:
one or more Off-Air Access Units (OAAUs) operable to:
receive a first satellite navigation signal from a first satellite,
receive a second satellite navigation signal from a second satellite, and
route the first satellite navigation signal to a Digital Remote Unit (DRU); and
route the second satellite navigation signal to the DRU; and
the DRU, the DRU being located at a location remote from the OAAU and comprising a switch, wherein the DRU is operable to:
receive the routed first signal from the one or more OAAUs,
receive the routed second signal from the one or more OAAUs,
transmit a first portion of the first signal to an antenna while the switch is in a first position, and
transmit a second portion of the second signal to the antenna while the switch is in a second position.

US Pat. No. 9,849,658

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A ROTOR BLADE SPAR CAP

Senvion SE, Hamburg (DE)...

1. A system for producing a rotor-blade spar cap with pultruded rods made of a fiber-reinforced material, the system comprising:
at least one rod-layer roll with a rolled-up layer of pultruded rods arranged one beside the other;
at least one retaining apparatus for rotatably mounting the at least one rod-layer roll with a rolled-up layer of pultruded
rods arranged one beside the other;

a laminating mold for receiving layers of pultruded rods;
at least one guiding apparatus; and
at least one trimming apparatus for trimming the layers of pultruded rods;
wherein the guiding apparatus is configured to guide onto the laminating mold a layer of pultruded rods which has been unrolled
from the at least one rod-layer roll rotatably mounted on the at least one retaining apparatus,

wherein the at least one trimming apparatus is a sawing apparatus and/or a milling apparatus, and
wherein, in order to set down alternating sequences of layers with offset rods in individual layers, there are two retaining
apparatuses provided for two rod-layer rolls, wherein the two retaining apparatuses are arranged both at a same end of the
laminating mold or at opposite ends of the laminating mold or on a movable supporting apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,848,663

CAP HAVING STRIKER SURFACE

MUNCHKIN, INC., Van Nuys...

12. A hat assembly comprising:
a crown having a lower headband portion;
the brim connected to the crown,
the brim having a top surface and a bottom surface;
a striking surface comprises: phosphorous sesquisulfide; a metallic material; and concrete integrated into the hat assembly
to ignite a flammable instrument, wherein the striking surface is disposed on at least one of the following:

the top surface of the brim;
the bottom surface of the brim;
any lateral extending edge on the top surface of the brim; and
a receptacle having at least one opening adapted to secure a portion at least one flammable instrument, wherein a piece of
material that forms the lower headband portion extends down to form a lower cupping end, which then further extends upward
to form an inner fold as the piece of material folds onto itself, creating an inner compartment out of a single contiguous
piece of material into which the at least one opening leads;

wherein the striking surface is adapted to be used to ignite the flammable instrument while the hat assembly remains secured
on a user's head.

US Pat. No. 9,854,685

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND CIRCUIT BOARD

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

2. An electronic component comprising:
a surface mount element including a terminal electrode; and
a circuit board on which the surface mount element is mounted; wherein
the circuit board includes:
a flat film member including a mount electrode ultrasonically welded to the terminal electrode;
a base member to which the flat film member is bonded;
a via hole conductor provided in one of the base member and the flat film member; and
a pad conductor provided at the other of the base member and the flat film member;
an elastic modulus of the flat film member is higher than an elastic modulus of the base member;
the via hole conductor is directly bonded to the pad conductor, and the mount electrode is electrically connected to the base
member through the via hole conductor and the pad conductor;

the flat film member includes an insulating member in contact with the mount electrode; and
the flat film member has magnetic permeability different from that of the base member, and is provided with a functional conductor
defining a magnetic component.

US Pat. No. 9,854,676

ASSEMBLY COMPRISING AT LEAST AN ELECTRICAL COMPONENT MOUNTED ON A SUBSTRATE, A COMPONENT SUITABLE FOR SUCH AN ASSEMBLY AS WELL AS A METHOD FOR MOUNTING AN ELECTRICAL COMPONENT ON A SUBSTRATE

AKTIEBOLAGET SKF, Gothen...

1. An assembly comprising:
at least an electrical component comprising at least a first electrode located on a first side of the electrical component
and a second electrode located on a second side of the electrical component the first side of the electrical component being
opposite of the second side of the electrical component;

a substrate comprising at least a first electrical conductor and a second electrical conductor; and
a mounting element having a sensor side and a machine mounting side, the mounting element is fabricated of a rigid material,
the sensor side and the machine mounting side being on opposite one another on the mounting element, the mounting element
having a size and shape configured to be mounted upon a machine element with a surface of the machine mounting side formed
to mount flushly on a mating surface of the machine element;

wherein the electrical component is permanently mounted on the substrate,
whereby the first electrode is electrically connected to the first electrical conductor and the second electrode is electrically
connected to the second electrical conductor,

wherein the first electrode is located between the first electrical conductor and the second electrode in a direction perpendicular
to the substrate,

wherein the second electrode is connected to the second electrical conductor by a connecting element extending between the
second electrode and the second electrical conductor,

wherein a side of the substrate opposite to the at least the electrical component is permanently mounted to the sensor side
of the mounting element.

US Pat. No. 9,852,948

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING A SUBSTRATE

NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSIT...

1. A method of processing a substrate, comprising steps of:
providing a substrate body having a surface;
placing a die on the surface, wherein the die acts as a catalyst;
immersing the substrate body and the die in a reaction solution; and
processing the substrate body via a chemical reaction occurring on the surface through the reaction solution and the catalyst,
wherein the reaction solution includes an etching accelerator being one selected from a group consisting of a glycine, a lysine,
a copper sulfate, a copper nitrate, a copper chloride and a combination thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,852,822

HIGH-DENSITY SUBTERRANEAN STORAGE SYSTEM FOR NUCLEAR FUEL AND RADIOACTIVE WASTE

HOLTEC INTERNATIONAL

1. A system for vertically-stacked storage of nuclear waste canisters comprising:
an elongated outer shell defining a vertical axis and an internal cavity;
an elongated inner shell disposed in the cavity and concentrically aligned with the outer shell;
a first canister positioned in the cavity in a lower position;
a second canister vertically stacked above the first canister in an upper position, the first and second canisters being concentrically
aligned with the vertical axis;

a centering and spacing ring assembly interspersed between the first and second canisters; and
a removable top lid mounted on top of the outer shell covering the cavity;
wherein the centering and spacing ring assembly includes a plurality of radially extending centering lugs spaced circumferentially
apart around the ring;

wherein the inner shell has a vertical height coextensive with a vertical height of the outer shell;
wherein the lugs of the centering and spacing ring assembly are engageable with the inner shell;
wherein the centering and spacing ring assembly has a castellated surface.

US Pat. No. 9,851,742

PHOTONIC QUANTUM MEMORY WITH TIME-BIN ENTANGLED PHOTON STORAGE

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. A photonic quantum memory, comprising:
a polarization-to-time-bin entanglement conversion (P2T) module configured to receive a polarization-entangled photon pair
and to generate a time-bin entangled photon pair with a first polarization orientation;

a storage configured to:
store the time-bin entangled photon pair with the first polarization orientation, and
convert the time-bin entangled photon pair with the first polarization orientation to a time-bin entangled photon pair with
a second polarization orientation;

wherein the storage comprises a linear race track photonic memory with:
an entrance fiber optic path;
an exit fiber optic path;
a first controllable mirror coupled to the entrance fiber optic path;
a second controllable mirror coupled to the exit fiber optic path; and
a storage fiber optic path that couples the first controllable mirror and the second controllable mirror; and
a time-bin-to-polarization entanglement conversion (T2P) module configured to receive the time-bin entangled photon pair with
the second polarization orientation and to re-generate the polarization-entangled photon pair with the first polarization
orientation.

US Pat. No. 9,851,133

REFRIGERATION CYCLE APPARATUS

TOSHIBA CARRIER CORPORATI...

1. A refrigeration cycle apparatus comprising:
a refrigeration cycle in which a compressor, a condenser, a pressure reducing unit and an evaporator are connected to each
other by pipes, and an accumulator is provided at a low-pressure-side pipe between the evaporator and the compressor;

a fusible plug attached to the low-pressure-side pipe; and
a heat-quantity reduction member which reduces quantity of heat to be transmitted to the fusible plug,
the heat-quantity reduction member being one or more sheet-like endothermic members which are wound on the fusible plug.

US Pat. No. 9,851,073

LED TUBE LIGHT WITH DIFFUSION LAYER

Jiaxing Super Lighting El...

1. An LED tube light, comprising:
a plurality of LED light sources;
an end cap;
a light tube, having a first end attached to the end cap; and
a diffusion film layer,
wherein the diffusion film layer is disposed above the LED light sources so that light emitted from the LED light sources
is transmitted through the diffusion film layer and the light tube; and

an optical diffusion coating having an outer surface and coated on an outer surface of a rear end region of the first end
of the light tube, wherein:

a hot melt adhesive is bonded to the outer surface of the optical diffusion coating, and
an increased frictional resistance is generated between the end cap and the light tube due to the presence of the optical
diffusion coating when compared to the frictional resistance between the end cap and the light tube without any optical diffusion
coating.

US Pat. No. 9,849,241

METHOD OF OPERATING A CONTROL DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING AN INFUSION DEVICE

Fresenius Kabi Deutschlan...

1. A method of operating a control device for controlling an infusion device for administering a drug to a patient, the method
comprising the steps of:
(a) providing a model to predict a time-dependent drug concentration in multiple compartments of a patient;
(b) setting a target concentration value to be achieved in at least one of the compartments of the patient;
(c) determining a drug dosage to be administered to a first compartment of the multiple compartments of the patient using
the model such that the difference between the target concentration value and a predicted steady-state drug concentration
in the at least one of the compartments is smaller than a pre-defined threshold value;

(d) providing a control signal indicative of the drug dosage to an infusion device for administering the drug dosage to the
patient;

(e) obtaining at least one measurement value indicating a measured drug concentration in at least a second compartment of
the multiple compartments at one or more measurement times;

(f) adjusting the model such that the model predicts a drug concentration in at least the second compartment at one or more
measurement times, which at least approximately matches the measured drug concentration in at least said second compartment;
and

(g) determining a new drug dosage to be administered into the first compartment of the patient using the model such that the
difference between the target concentration value and a predicted steady-state drug concentration in the at least one of the
compartments is smaller than the pre-defined threshold value.

US Pat. No. 9,850,131

METHOD FOR PRODUCING PHOSPHOR

DENKA COMPANY LIMITED, T...

1. A method for producing a phosphor, the host crystal thereof having a crystal structure substantially identical with that
of (Sr,Ca)AlSiN3 crystal, comprising:
a mixing step of mixing raw materials; and
a calcining step of calcining the mixture of the mixed raw materials under a temperature condition of 1500 to 1900° C. in
nitrogen atmosphere, wherein

the raw materials contain a strontium nitride powder,
the strontium nitride powder has a nitrogen content of 5 to 12 mass %, an oxygen content of 0.2 to 1 mass %, and a maximum
diameter of 77 to 300 ?m, and

the strontium nitride powder comprises SrN, Sr2N, or the mixture thereof as determined by crystalline phase analysis by powder X-ray diffractometry.

US Pat. No. 9,848,602

USE OF PROTHIOCONAZOLE TO INDUCE HOST DEFENCE RESPONSES

BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENG...

1. A method of inducing a host defense response in a wheat or oilseed rape plant leaves comprising treating a wheat seed or
oilseed rape seed with Prothioconazole in an amount and manner such that accumulation of salicylic acid (SA) in the plant
grown from the seed is induced, wherein the amount is 2.5 to 30 g Prothioconazole per 100 kg of seed.
US Pat. No. 9,850,400

DIGESTION OF KERATIN

Resinate Materials Group,...

1. A polyurethane made from a keratin-derived polyol, said polyol comprising recurring units of:
(a) (i) a linear or branched, aliphatic or cycloaliphatic compound or mixture of compounds having two or more hydroxyl groups,
(ii) an alkanolamine, (iii) a polyamine, or combinations thereof, and

(b) an intermediate made by digesting a keratin source.

US Pat. No. 9,854,693

REAR COVER AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display apparatus comprising:
a display module including a display panel to display an image and; a support member disposed at a rear surface of the display
panel;

a variable member to provide force capable of varying a shape of the support member; and
a rear cover located on a rear side of the support member,
wherein the rear cover is fixed to at least one of edges of the display module,
the rear cover varies with a shape of the display module,
the rear cover provides a space between a middle portion of the display module and an inner surface of the rear cover, and
the variable member is fixed to the display module and is disposed in the space between the middle portion of the display
module and the inner surface of the rear cover; and

the rear cover comprises a plurality of divided sections;
the plurality of divided sections comprises a first divided section and a second divided section that neighbor each other;
the first divided section comprises an outer portion forming an outer surface of the rear cover, and an overlap portion extending
from a side of the outer portion neighboring the second divided section, to overlap with the second divided section; and

the overlap portion includes a step corresponding to a thickness of the second divided section and extending along an inner
portion of the second divided section forming an inner surface of the rear cover; and

the display apparatus further comprises a covering member comprising fitting protrusions fitted in grooves formed at distal
ends of the divided sections.

US Pat. No. 9,854,494

EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS FOR GEOGRAPHIC LOAD BALANCING USING A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Dali Systems Co. Ltd., G...

1. A method for dynamically repartitioning cells of a mobile network, the method comprising:
receiving, by a digital access unit (DAU), performance data from a plurality of sectors of a base transceiver station, wherein
the DAU is operable to allocate radio resources associated with a sector of the plurality of sectors,

determining a traffic load of a cell of the mobile network;
determining a rate of handoffs between the cell and at least one further cell of the mobile network; and
on the basis of at least one of the performance data, the traffic load, or the rate of handoffs, allocating, by the DAU, radio
resources associated with the sector of the plurality of sectors to the cell and the at least one further cell.

US Pat. No. 9,853,848

RECONFIGURATION OF ACTIVE COMPONENT CARRIER SET IN MULTI-CARRIER WIRELESS SYSTEMS

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A wireless mobile station configured for multi-carrier operation, the wireless mobile station comprising a MAC controller
communicatively coupled with a transceiver, the mobile station being configured to:
receive, by the transceiver using a first component-carrier configuration, first data, the first data comprising first signaling
information;

receive, by the MAC controller from the transceiver, the first signaling information;
determine, by the MAC controller, that the first signaling information indicates that a change of configuration to a second
component-carrier configuration is pending;

in response to the determination that the first signaling information indicates that the change of configuration to the second
component-carrier configuration is pending, selectively, by the MAC controller, activate, de-activate, or reconfigure one
or more components comprised by the transceiver, such that the transceiver is reconfigured to the second component-carrier
configuration within a pre-determined guard interval of at least one transmission-time interval; and

receive, by the transceiver, second data from a base station according to the second component-carrier configuration, after
the guard interval.

US Pat. No. 9,850,084

DETECTION OF PROCESS ABNORMALITIES IN A MEDIA PROCESSING SYSTEM

KODAK ALARIS INC., Roche...

15. A media processing apparatus comprising:
a transport apparatus for advancing sheet media from a queue mechanism through one or more media processing stages to an ejection
mechanism, wherein the transport apparatus includes rollers for engaging the sheet media and support structures for rotatably
supporting the rollers;

at least two vibration sensors for detecting a vibration, including a first vibration sensor and a second vibration sensor,
wherein the second vibration sensor is mounted on the ejection mechanism;

a processing system configured to analyze the detected vibration signals during the advancing of the sheet media for determining
whether the detected vibration signals are associated with normal handling of sheet media or with abnormal handling of sheet
media; and

a control unit that receives an error condition signal from the processing system in response to determining that the detected
vibration signals are associated with abnormal handling of the sheet media.

US Pat. No. 9,849,849

DEVICE FOR SUPPLYING ELECTRICAL POWER TO AN AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND

LABINAL POWER SYSTEMS, B...

1. A device for supplying electrical power to an aircraft on the ground, comprising:
two electric generators driven by an auxiliary power unit, the first generator configured to supply an electric taxiing network
that comprises electric motors for driving wheels of the aircraft, and the second generator configured to supply an electric
aircraft network;

wherein the first generator is connected by selective connection/disconnection means to the aircraft network and the taxiing
network, said first generator being configured to supply a first AC voltage to the aircraft network when said first generator
is connected to the aircraft network, and wherein said first generator is configured to supply a higher AC voltage or a power
to the taxiing network when said first generator is connected to the taxiing network; and

wherein the second generator is connected by selective connection/disconnection means to the aircraft and taxiing networks,
said second generator being configured to supply the first AC voltage to the aircraft network when said second generator is
connected to said aircraft network, and wherein said second generator is configured to supply the first AC voltage to the
taxing network when said second generator is connected to said taxiing network.

US Pat. No. 9,848,826

WEARABLE MONITORING AND TREATMENT DEVICE

ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION,...

1. A wearable medical device, comprising:
a garment worn by a subject, the garment comprising one or more electrocardiograph sensing electrodes configured to receive
electrocardiograph information from the subject;

at least one of an inductive element and a capacitive element included in at least part of the garment; and
a controller configured to determine a confidence level of the electrocardiograph information received from the one or more
electrocardiograph sensing electrodes based on at least one of a change in an inductance of the inductive element and a change
in a capacitance of the capacitive element, the confidence level indicating whether the one or more electrocardiograph sensing
electrodes are properly positioned on the subject.

US Pat. No. 9,848,753

DISHWASHER BASKET WITH ADJUSTABLE TRAY

MUNCHKIN, INC., Van Nuys...

9. A dishwasher basket, comprising:
a container having a front face, a back face, two side faces, a bottom face, and a top edge;
an interior frame having a front face, a back face, two side faces, a top edge, and a bottom edge, and accommodating at least
one height adjustable rack, wherein the adjustable rack is fastened horizontally via a tray securing assembly to vary a volume
of an upper compartment and a lower compartment, and wherein the height adjustable rack is adjustable within the interior
frame;

a lid having a front face, a back face, two side faces, a top face, and a bottom edge;
wherein the top edge of the container is connected to the bottom edge of the intermediate frame, and the top edge of the intermediate
frame is connected to the bottom edge of the lid; and

a connection assembly that hingedly couples the container, the interior frame and the lid, such that the interior frame and
the lid pivot along at least one pivot axis relative to the container and independent of each other.

US Pat. No. 9,850,393

ORGANIC THIN FILM INK COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

Kateeva, Inc., Newark, C...

1. An ink composition comprising:
75-95 wt. % of a polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate monomer, a polyethylene glycol diacrylate monomer, or a combination thereof,
wherein the polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate monomer and the polyethylene glycol diacrylate monomer have number average
molecular weights in the range from about 230 g/mole to about 430 g/mole;

4-10 wt. % of pentaerythritol tetraacrylate, pentaerythritol tetramethacrylate, or a combination thereof; and
1-15 wt. % of a spreading modifier having a viscosity in the range from about 14to about 18 cps at 22° C. and a surface tension
in the range from about 35 to about 39 dynes/cm at 22° C.

US Pat. No. 9,854,691

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MODULE

LEGRAND FRANCE, Limoges ...

1. An electrical-accessory module for engaging in an electrical box, said module including a casing that is made of insulating
material and that comprises:
a side wall that defines an inside space for receiving at least one electrical connection element suitable for connecting
said electrical-accessory module to an electric wire coming from a local electricity network; and

an outer collar that borders the side wall at the front so as to bear against the front edge of said electrical box;
a front wall that closes said inside space at the front and that includes:
an access window for accessing each electrical connection element, said access window being closed by trim that gives the
electrical-accessory module its electrical function; and

securing means for securing a finishing plate.

US Pat. No. 9,854,682

COMPONENT INCORPORATING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COMPONENT INCORPORATING SUBSTRATE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A component incorporating substrate comprising:
a laminated body including a plurality of thermoplastic insulating base members each including conductors on only one surface
thereof and laminated in a lamination direction, the plurality of insulating base layers including a first insulating base
member including a first conductor only on one surface thereof and a second insulating base member including a second conductor
only on one surface thereof;

a first electronic component and a second electronic component each disposed inside the laminated body and including a mounting
terminal on one surface thereof; and

a common conductor pattern connected to the first electronic component and the second electronic component; wherein
the common conductor pattern is disposed between the first electronic component and the second electronic component in the
lamination direction;

in the first insulating base member, a first conductor-less surface which is opposite to the main surface including the first
conductor abuts the first electronic component, and an interlayer connection conductor is located at a position overlapping
with the first conductor to connect the mounting terminal of the first electronic component to the first conductor;

in the second insulating base member, a second conductor-less surface which is opposite to the main surface including the
second conductor abuts the second electronic component, and an interlayer connection conductor is located at a position overlapping
with the second conductor to connect the mounting terminal of the second electronic component to the second conductor;

the first insulating base member is disposed with the main surface including the first conductor abutting on the second insulating
base member in the lamination direction;

the second insulating base member is disposed with the main surface including the second conductor abutting on the first insulating
base member in the lamination direction; and

the first insulating base member and the second insulating base member are heat-pressure-bonded.

US Pat. No. 9,854,606

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPLINK CHANNEL ACCESS IN A HIGH EFFICIENCY WIRELESS LAN

NEWRACOM, INC., Irvine, ...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink frame by a station (STA) to an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network,
the method comprising:
receiving from the AP a trigger frame for eliciting an uplink transmission from the STA;
transmitting to the AP the uplink frame according to a type of the trigger frame, wherein when the uplink frame is transmitted
in an uplink multiple user (MU) transmission, the uplink frame includes a padding added by the STA such that transmissions
from a plurality of STAs including the STA in the uplink MU transmission end at a same time indicated by the trigger frame;
and

receiving from the AP a frame in response to the uplink MU transmission a predetermined time after an end of the uplink MU
transmission,

wherein the frame received in response to the uplink MU transmission includes both acknowledgment (ACK) information for the
uplink MU transmission and another trigger frame for eliciting another uplink MU transmission, the other trigger frame including
scheduling information for the other uplink MU transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,854,188

CALIBRATION OF DEFECTIVE IMAGE SENSOR ELEMENTS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. An optical imaging system comprising:
an image sensor comprising a plurality of sensor elements, the sensor elements configured to represent respective pixels in
captured images;

an optical element coupled to the image sensor and configured to define a focus distance setting of the captured images; and
a controller comprising a memory and at least one processor, wherein the processor is configured to execute instructions stored
in the memory so as to carry out operations, the operations comprising:

causing the image sensor to capture a plurality of images, the images captured with different respective focus distance settings
defined by the optical element;

combining the plurality of images into an aggregate image;
based on the aggregate image, determining a condition of a particular sensor element of the plurality of sensor elements;
causing the image sensor to capture a payload image; and
adjusting, in the payload image, a value of a particular pixel that is associated with the particular sensor element.

US Pat. No. 9,853,420

LOW VOLTAGE LASER DIODES ON {20-21} GALLIUM AND NITROGEN CONTAINING SUBSTRATES

Soraa Laser Diode, Inc., ...

1. A laser diode device comprising:
a gallium and nitrogen containing material including a {20-21} crystalline surface region orientation;
an n-type cladding material overlying the gallium and nitrogen containing material, the n-type cladding material being substantially
free from an aluminum bearing material;

an active region comprising at least three quantum wells and a plurality of barrier layers, each of the quantum wells having
a thickness of 1 nm and greater, and each of the plurality of barrier layers having a thickness ranging from 1 nm to less
than 3 nm, each adjacent pair of the quantum wells separated by one of the plurality of barrier layers;

a p-type cladding material overlying the active region, the p-type cladding material being free from AlGaN;
a p-type material overlying the p-type cladding material;
a laser stripe region overlying the crystalline surface region, the laser stripe region being aligned substantially in a projection
of the c-direction, the laser stripe region comprising a first end and a second end;

a first facet formed on the first end; and
a second facet formed on the second end.

US Pat. No. 9,853,361

SURFACE SCATTERING ANTENNAS WITH LUMPED ELEMENTS

The Invention Science Fun...

1. An antenna, comprising:
a waveguide;
a plurality of subwavelength radiative elements coupled to the waveguide; and
a plurality of lumped element circuits coupled to the subwavelength radiative elements and configured to adjust radiation
characteristics of the subwavelength radiative elements;

wherein the waveguide includes a bounding surface, and the plurality of subwavelength radiative elements includes a plurality
of unit cells each containing a conducting patch above the bounding surface and an iris in the bounding surface; and

wherein the lumped circuit elements include, for each of the plurality of unit cells, a two-port element directly connected
between the conducting patch and the bounding surface.

US Pat. No. 9,853,285

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRODE FOR LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERY AND LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERY

PUSAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY...

1. A method of fabricating an anode for lithium-sulfur batteries, the method comprising:
mixing a carbon raw material and a binder;
obtaining a carbon layer by preparing the mixture of the carbon raw material and the binder in the form of a layer;
drying the carbon layer;
forming a carbon thin layer by compressing the dried carbon layer;
stacking the carbon thin layer on an anode for lithium-sulfur batteries; and
coating a catalyst on the carbon thin layer.

US Pat. No. 9,853,269

ELECTRICAL INSULATION LAYER AND BATTERY DEVICE

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD...

1. An electrical insulation layer having a mesoporous structure and comprising:
microparticles having an average particle diameter of 0.5 ?m to 40 ?m,
nanoparticles having an average particle diameter of 3 nm to less than 500 nm,
a binder, and
an ion conductive composition;
wherein said microparticles comprise particles of polymethylurea, said nanoparticles comprise particles of aluminum oxide,
and said binder comprises lithium polyacrylate.

US Pat. No. 9,854,577

MULTI-BAND CHANNEL AGGREGATION

Wi-LAN Inc., Ottawa (CA)...

1. A wireless device comprising:
a receive unit; and
a processor; and
the receive unit and the processor are configured to receive control data via control channels over at least a first communication
channel or a second communication channel, the control data including a first assignment of downlink resources for the first
communication channel and a second assignment of downlink resources for the second communication channel; wherein the first
communication channel and the second communication channel have different carrier frequencies; wherein the first assignment
of downlink resources indicates assigned orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDM) subcarriers of the first communication
channel and the second assignment of downlink resources indicates assigned OFDM subcarriers of the second communication channel;
and

the receive unit and the processor are further configured to receive downlink data on the assigned OFDM subcarriers of the
first communication channel and the assigned OFDM subcarriers of the second communication channel; wherein at least a portion
of the downlink data is received at least in part simultaneously on the first communication channel and the second communication
channel; and

the processor is configured to combine at least a portion of the received downlink data from the first communication channel
and the second communication channel to produce data for a single service.

US Pat. No. 9,854,136

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DISPLAYS WITH CHROMATIC CORRECTION WITH DIFFERING CHROMATIC RANGES

THOMSON LICENSING DTV, I...

1. A method for color correcting, comprising:
performing color correction on source picture content, using at least one of a non-reference type display having a non-reference
color gamut and a reference type display having a reference color gamut,

wherein said performing step comprises:
mastering the source picture content to provide mastered color corrected picture content for display on the reference type
displays having a reference color gamut; and

generating metadata for a subsequent inverse color gamut mapping that color transforms the mastered color corrected picture
content for display on non-reference type displays having a non-reference color gamut, wherein the metadata describes difference
between colors of the non-reference type displays and the reference type displays; and

wherein the subsequent inverse color gamut mapping is an inverse operation of a color gamut mapping applied during the color
correction to obtain the mastered color corrected picture content for display on the reference type displays having the reference
color gamut, and the source picture content is mastered only for the reference type displays having the reference color gamut.

US Pat. No. 9,854,090

MANAGING PHONE NUMBERS IN A TELEPHONY SYSTEM

RingCentral, Inc., Belmo...

1. A computer-implemented method for managing phone numbers associated with a telephony system, the method comprising:
counting calls received by the telephony system that are directed to a first phone number associated with the telephony system,
the first phone number having been placed in quarantine for a first quarantine period;

causing a plurality of call attempts to be made to the first phone number from one or more test phone numbers; and
where a first number of the calls received is below a threshold, a second number of the call attempts are successfully routed
to the telephony system, and the first quarantine period for the first phone number has expired, designating the first phone
number as available for reassignment in the telephony system.

US Pat. No. 9,853,498

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR GRID LOCATION

Astrolink International L...

1. A method for determining a phase line on which a transmitter is transmitting, comprising:
generating, by a processing system comprising a processing device, a reference signal;
monitoring, by the processing system, a plurality of power distribution phase lines for transmitted signals transmitted by
respective transmitters of a plurality of transmitters coupled to the plurality of power distribution phase lines, subsets
of the plurality of power distribution phase lines composing a plurality of corresponding feeder lines such that each feeder
line of the plurality of corresponding feeder lines comprises a corresponding subset of power distribution phase lines of
the plurality of power distribution phase lines;

detecting, on a first power distribution phase line of the plurality of power distribution phase lines, a transmitted signal
transmitted by one transmitter of the plurality of transmitters;

detecting, on a second power distribution phase line of the plurality of power distribution phase lines, the transmitted signal
transmitted by the one transmitter;

correlating the transmitted signal detected on the first power distribution phase line and the transmitted signal detected
on the second power distribution phase line with the reference signal; and

determining that the one transmitter transmitted the transmitted signal on the first power distribution phase line and not
on the second power distribution phase line.

US Pat. No. 9,853,388

ELECTRICAL POWER CONNECTOR

FCI Americas Technology L...

1. An electrical power connector comprising:
a dielectric connector housing that includes:
a plurality of beams and a plurality of shrouds that each terminate at a respective distal end, the plurality of beams and
the plurality of shrouds defining a mating interface configured to mate with a complementary electrical power connector along
a mating direction;

a first plurality of electrical contacts supported by the connector housing spaced apart from each other along a lateral direction
that is substantially perpendicular to the mating direction wherein:

the plurality of beams are disposed between adjacent ones of the first plurality of electrical contacts; and
the dielectric connector housing further comprises ribs supported by the beams, the ribs projecting out from the beams toward
the respective adjacent one of the first plurality of electrical contacts; and

a second plurality of electrical contacts supported by the connector housing spaced apart from each other along the lateral
direction, the second plurality of electrical contacts spaced from the first plurality of electrical contacts along a transverse
direction that is substantially perpendicular to both the mating and lateral directions,

wherein 1) the first plurality of electrical contacts terminate at a first distal end configured to mate with a complementary
electrical contact of the complementary electrical connector, 2) the second plurality of electrical contacts terminate at
a second distal end configured to mate with a complementary electrical contact of the complementary electrical connector,
3) the distal end of the beams extends beyond the first distal end of the first plurality of electrical contacts along the
mating direction, and 4) the distal end of the shrouds extends beyond the second distal end of second plurality of electrical
contacts along the mating direction.

US Pat. No. 9,853,297

FLOW FIELD PLATES IN FUEL CELLS

Intelligent Energy Limite...

1. A method of producing a flow field plate for a fuel cell, comprising:
determining a relief profile of features extending across the plate along at least a first dimension of the plate;
modulating the relief profile with an over-profiling parameter, as a function of the first dimension to form a modulated relief
profile;

forming a die with the modulated relief profile;
pressing a flow field plate using the die with the modulated relief profile to thereby produce the relief profile in the flow
field plate;

wherein the relief profile defines a plurality of channels extending across the plate, the plurality of channels having a
uniform height across the flow field plate, and

wherein the modulated relief profile defines the plurality of channels with a non-uniform height, with channel depth increasing
towards the center of the modulated relief profile.

US Pat. No. 9,848,836

METHOD OF CREATING AN ACCURATE BONE AND SOFT-TISSUE DIGITAL DENTAL MODEL

Biomet 3I, LLC, Palm Bea...

1. A method of developing a 3-D virtual model of a patient's mouth for use in installing a dental implant that is a part of
a dental restoration, comprising:
receiving a first dataset including data associated with bone tissue and teeth, the first dataset being derived from at least
one scan of the patient's mouth;

receiving a second dataset including data associated with a gingival surface, the second dataset being derived from one or
more of the at least one scan of the inside of the patient's mouth;

merging the first dataset with the second dataset to form a combined dataset;
removing overlapping data from the combined dataset to form a modified dataset;
displaying, on a display, the 3-D virtual model of the patient's mouth that is derived from the modified dataset, the 3-D
virtual model including a simulation of the bone tissue, the teeth, the gingival surface, and the gingival tissue, the gingival
tissue being displayed between the bone tissue and the gingival surface;

displaying, on the display within the 3-D virtual model, a virtual dental implant within the simulated bone tissue and a virtual
abutment attached to the dental implant and extending within the simulated gingival tissue; and

after a location of the virtual dental implant is determined, creating a surgical guide based at least in part on the 3-D
virtual model, the surgical guide for guiding the installation of the dental implant in the patient's mouth in a location
consistent with the virtual dental implant, the surgical guide having a metal tube through which the dental implant is installed.

US Pat. No. 9,848,701

INNER RAIL RELEASE DEVICE FOR A SLIDE

Martas Precision Slide Co...

1. An inner rail release device for a slide composed of an outer rail, a middle rail disposed inside an outer slide of a sliding
assembly, and an inner rail disposed inside the middle rail of the sliding assembly, and the inner rail release device being
installed on both of the middle rail and the inner rail, comprising:
a holder, installed on a surface of the inner rail, and a sliding space being defined between the holder and the inner rail;
a pulling rod, movably installed in the sliding space, disposed closely to the surface of the inner rail, and both ends of
the pulling rod having an operating portion and an actuating portion respectively, and a first inclined surface and a second
inclined surface being extended and formed when the actuating portion is moved with respect to the slide, and the first inclined
surface and the second inclined surface being disposed obliquely and downwardly towards the outward direction with respect
to the slide;

a first shifting block, pivotally installed to the surface of the inner rail and configured to be corresponsive to a side
of the actuating portion, and having a first oblique block protruded from a surface of the first shifting block, and the first
oblique block leaning against the first inclined surface;

a second shifting block, pivotally installed to the surface of the inner rail and configured to be corresponsive to an another
side of the actuating portion, and both of the first shifting block and the second shifting block being tilted to an angle
and disposed symmetrically and respectively on both sides of the actuating portion, and a second oblique block being protruded
from a surface of the second shifting block, and the second oblique block leaning against the second inclined surface, and
an engaging space being formed between the first shifting block and the second shifting block;

a first elastic member, installed in the holder and coupled to the pulling rod, such that the pulling rod normally moves in
an inward direction with respect to the slide;

a second elastic member, suspendably disposed with an interval from a side of the inner rail, and both sides of the second
elastic member abutting against the first shifting block and the second shifting block, and the first shifting block and the
second shifting block being rotated downwardly to abut against a bottom edge of the inner rail; and

a driving member, installed on a side of the middle rail opposite to the inner rail, and the driving member being corresponding
to the engaging space, and the inner rail and the middle rail being slidably coupled with each other; such that when the pulling
rod is operated, the first shifting block and the second shifting block are rotated upward synchronously, so that the engaging
space becomes an open space, and the inner rail and the middle rail are separated from each other, and when the pulling rod
restores its original position and the inner rail is moved with respect to the middle rail, the driving member upwardly pushes
the first shifting block away to return to the engaging space, so that the inner rail and the middle rail are slidably coupled
with each other again.

US Pat. No. 9,854,699

INSERT ELEMENT FOR FRAMEWORKS

PATCHBOX GMBH, Vienna (A...

1. An insert element for a frameworks configured for use in the information and network technology, the insert element comprising
a plurality of insertion slots, and the insert element having insertable cable storage elements, characterized in that the
insertion slots receive insertable cable storage elements each accommodating a cable having two cable ends, openings provided
in the end face of the cable storage element wherein the cable ends are guided to the openings and can be pulled out of the
cable storage element at variable lengths, wherein the cable in the cable storage element is guided around at least one roller
displaceable against the force of a spring element and, on its end located opposite the roller, the cable is guided around
a deflection element, said deflection element optionally being configured as a stationary element, and wherein the two cable
ends can each be pulled out of the cable storage element independently of each other against the force of a spring, wherein
the roller, which is displaceable against the force of the spring element and optionally fastened to the spring element, comprises
at least one partition element disposed in the roller.

US Pat. No. 9,854,667

DISPLAY UNIT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A display unit, comprising:
a flexible display panel configured to display an image based on an image signal;
a bending control member configured to:
maintain the flexible display panel in a fixed bending state along a first direction, and
maintain the flexible display panel in a flat state along a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction;
an exterior member that includes a transparent material and a non-transparent frame member, wherein the transparent material
corresponds to a transparent display region, and the non-transparent frame member corresponds to a peripheral region that
surrounds the transparent display region; and

an input device configured to receive an input operation,
wherein the transparent display region is arranged to cover the flexible display panel with the exterior member in a visible
manner through the transparent display region,

wherein the input device is arranged in the non-transparent frame member corresponding to the peripheral region, and the input
device is adjacent to the transparent display region in the second direction such that the input device and a surface of the
transparent display region are aligned in substantially a same plane along the second direction, and

wherein the bending control member includes a laminated structure that includes a first layer and a second layer.

US Pat. No. 9,853,714

DATA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK FOR AN AIRCRAFT

GE AVIATION SYSTEMS LLC, ...

1. A method of controlling data communication in a communications network having a plurality of remote input units (RIUs)
providing data and a plurality of subscriber units utilizing at least some of the data, the method comprising:
receiving, at an ingress port scheduler, the data;
generating, in the ingress port scheduler, a flow index based on a port number and selected bits of the data;
receiving, at a central data server (CDS), the data and the flow index;
forming, in the CDS, a current value table (CVT) generated from the most recent data from the RIUs;
determining, using the flow index, a first set of the data, wherein the first set of the data is comprised of sampling-type
data, to maintain in the CVT;

writing, via a first data concentrator, the first set of the data in the CVT;
determining, using the flow index, a second set of the data, wherein the second set of the data is comprised of queuing-type
data, to maintain in at least two circular buffers included in the CDS, wherein the at least two circular buffers are defined
by the data rate at which each operates at and are segregated by egress port speed, and wherein the flow index determines
which of the at least two circular buffers the second set of the data is maintained;

writing, via a second data concentrator, the second set of the data in the at least two circular buffers;
generating a custom message derived from a portion of the data in at least one of the CVT or the at least one circular buffer
for at least one of the subscriber units based on format requirements of the at least one of the subscriber units; and

sending the custom message over the communications network to the at least one of the subscriber units.

US Pat. No. 9,853,538

DISTRIBUTED POWER HARVESTING SYSTEMS USING DC POWER SOURCES

Solaredge Technologies Lt...

15. An apparatus comprising:
a power converter;
a DC power source connected to an input terminal of the power converter; and
a temperature sensor configured to provide a temperature signal indicative of a temperature of the DC power source,
wherein the power converter comprises:
a controller configured to determine input power to the power converter at a maximum power point based on a maximum power
point tracking algorithm and to reduce the input power to the power converter from the maximum power point based on the temperature
of the DC power source.

US Pat. No. 9,852,880

DETECTION MODULE, INSPECTION SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR OBTAINING MULTIPLE SENSING RESULTS

APPLIED MATERIALS ISRAEL ...

1. A detection module comprising:
a detector comprising a group of sensing elements, the group of sensing elements being configured to detect multiple beams
generated as a result of an illumination of a substrate by multiple electron beams of an illumination module; and

a readout circuit coupled to the detector and configured to:
receive selection information for selecting multiple selected sub-groups of sensing elements; wherein the group of sensing
elements comprises, in addition to the multiple selected sub-groups of sensing elements, a plurality of non-selected sensing
elements;

and
generate, for each selected sub-group of sensing elements, a sensing result to provide multiple sensing results that correspond
to the multiple beams;

wherein the selected sub-groups of sensing elements are selected based on:
at least one working condition of the illumination module, wherein the at least one working condition comprises at least one
of a landing energy of electrons of the multiple electron beams or an accelerating field applied on the electrons of the multiple
electron beams; and

a mapping between (a) values of the at least one working condition of the illumination module and (b) shape, size and locations
of the multiple beams when impinging on the detector.

US Pat. No. 9,851,237

CONTACT MATERIAL SUITABLE FOR SLIDER FOR FUEL SENDER, AND SLIDER FOR FUEL SENDER

TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K....

1. A slider for a fuel sender, said slider being capable of moving on a conductor in conjunction with a float capable of moving
in accordance with a liquid level, said slider comprising a contact material which comprises 10 to 25 mass % of nickel and
a balance being palladium, which contact material has been formed by melt casting.

US Pat. No. 9,850,695

DOOR RESTRAINT MECHANISM

Ford Global Technologies ...

1. A door restraint system for a vehicle, comprising:
a retractor comprising a torsion bar;
a retractor brake comprising a linear actuator operatively connected to a braking mechanism; and
a retractor-deployed stay spooled by the torsion bar for selectively restraining opening of a vehicle door.

US Pat. No. 9,850,254

SYNTHETIC PROCESS FOR PREPARATION OF MACROCYCLIC C1-KETO ANALOGS OF HALICHONDRIN B AND INTERMEDIATES USEFUL THEREIN INCLUDING INTERMEDIATES CONTAINING-SO2-(P-TOLYL) GROUPS

Sandoz AG, Basel (CH)

1. The compound of formula 1:
wherein
R1 and R2 each independently is H, a silyl group, an acyl group, a sulfonyl group or an alkoxycarbonyl group; or one of R1 and R2 is absent and the other R1 or R2 together with the nitrogen atom to which it is attached form an azide;

R3 is H or an alcohol protecting group; or

R3 and one of R1 and R2 together form —C(?O)—, —C(?O)—C(?O)— or —C(R14)(R15)—, wherein R14 and R15 each independently is H or a hydrocarbon, the hydrocarbon optionally having one or more heteroatoms;

R4 is H, C1-3 alkyl or C1-3 haloalkyl or an alcohol protecting group;

R5 is —SO2(p-tolyl), wherein p-tolyl is —(C6H4)—CH3, with the —CH3 at the para-position;

R6 is OR16, wherein R16 is H or an alcohol protecting group;

R7 and R7? together form a ?O or a protected geminal diol, or one of R7 and R7? is H and the other is a leaving group or a functional group that can be converted into a leaving group; or

R6 and one of R7 and R7? together form —O—, and the other R7 or R7? is H;

R8 is —C(?O)R17 or —CH2OR18, wherein

R17 is H or OR19, wherein R19 is H or a hydrocarbon, the hydrocarbon optionally having one or more heteroatoms;

R18 is H or an alcohol protecting group;

R9 is a halide or a sulfonate; or

R8 and R9 together form —C(?O)— or —CH(OR20)—, wherein R20 is H or an alcohol protecting group;

R10, R11 and R12 each independently is H or an alcohol protecting group;

is a single or double bond; and
R13 is ?O or —OR21, wherein R21 is H or an alcohol protecting group.

US Pat. No. 9,850,003

EXTERIOR AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION LIGHT AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING AN EXTERIOR AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION LIGHT

GOODRICH LIGHTING SYSTEMS...

1. An exterior aircraft navigation light for an aircraft having a nominal forward flight direction and being able to fly into
the nominal forward flight direction as well as into a plurality of further flight directions, such as sideways or backwards,
wherein the exterior aircraft navigation light has at least one light emission unit and control circuitry coupled to the at
least one light emission unit,

wherein the exterior aircraft navigation light is configured such that each of the at least one light emission unit has a
unit-specific light emission direction that has a predefined horizontal angle with respect to the nominal forward flight direction,

wherein each of the at least one light emission unit comprises:
a multi-color light source configured to emit red light, white light and green light, and
an optical system for conditioning the red light, the white light and the green light emitted by the multi-color light source,
wherein the control circuitry is configured, as a response to a momentary flight direction of the aircraft and the unit-specific
light emission direction, to control the multi-color light source such that the respective light emission unit emits one of
the red light, the white light and the green light; and

wherein the control circuitry has a control unit comprising a signal input for receiving a flight direction signal indicative
of the momentary flight direction, wherein the control unit is configured, as a response to the flight direction signal and
the unit-specific light emission direction, to select said one of the red light, the white light and the green light and to
control the multi-color light source accordingly for each of the at least one light emission unit;

wherein the control unit is configured to determine a momentary horizontal emission angle for each of the at least one light
emission unit by relating the momentary flight direction to the respective unit-specific light emission direction in a horizontal
plane;

wherein the control unit is configured to select the red light, if the momentary horizontal emission angle is between 0° and
110°, to select the green light, if the momentary horizontal emission angle is between 0° and ?110°, and to select the white
light otherwise; and

wherein each of the at least one light emission unit has a horizontal light emission opening angle of between 5° and 15° around
the unit-specific light emission direction.

US Pat. No. 9,849,848

MOTOR VEHICLE COMPONENT SUPPORT AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

Kiekert Aktiengesellschaf...

1. A motor vehicle door lock housing comprising:
a first strip conductor that extends in a first plane within the housing;
a second strip conductor that extends in a second plane within the housing, the second plane being spaced and separate from
the first plane, wherein the first plane and the second plane are vertically stacked; and

a connecting element that extends between the first plane and the second plane, the connecting element having a mechanical
connection between the connecting element and each of the first strip conductor and the second strip conductor that also provides
electrical contact between the connecting element and each of the first strip conductor and the second strip conductor for
mechanically and electrically connecting the first strip conductor and the second strip conductor.

US Pat. No. 9,854,702

COMPRESSED-AIR RACK FOR AN ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE

Siemens Aktiengesellschaf...

1. A compressed-air rack of an electric locomotive, the compressed-air rack comprising:
sheet metal rack walls; and
an electric assembly inserted between said sheet metal rack walls;
said electric assembly having a frame with a front, a rear, no rear wall, open sides and reinforcing transverse members in
a skeleton structure, said transverse members resting on said front of said frame and said transverse member having a rear;

said electric assembly having electric modules accessible from said front and electric modules attached to said transverse
members;

U-shaped mounting plates supported on said rear of said transverse members; and
a longitudinal member connected to said U-shaped mounting plates and connected above and below to said rear of said frame.

US Pat. No. 9,854,673

GRIPS TO RETAIN FASTENERS FOR EXPANSION CARDS

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. A device comprising:
a grip to secure the device to an expansion card based on a friction fit, wherein:
the grip includes an upper grip portion to receive a fastener; and
the grip allows a portion of the expansion card to extend into the device to create a thermal couple between the expansion
card and a mainboard;

a shoulder to retain the fastener in the device while enabling the fastener to be operable while retained in the device to
fasten the device to the mainboard; and

a standoff formed by a lower grip portion to establish a standoff distance between the expansion card and the mainboard when
the device is secured to the expansion card and fastened to the mainboard.

US Pat. No. 9,854,648

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC DEVICE

ICOM INCORPORATED, Osaka...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a submersion detector configured to detect submersion of the electronic device and detect retrieval of the electronic device,
wherein the submersion means that the electronic device itself falls onto a surface of water or into water, and the retrieval
means that the electronic device itself is retrieved from the surface of the water or from under the water;

a plurality of illuminants provided inside a casing and arranged such that at least one of the illuminants is visible from
above water when the electronic device is submerged in any submersion orientation;

a lighting circuit configured to light up the at least one of the illuminants in response to an input of a lighting signal;
a controller configured to generate and output the lighting signal to the lighting circuit for a period of time from the submersion
at least until the retrieval so as to light up the at least one of the illuminants; and

an orientation detector configured to detect a submersion orientation of the electronic device,
wherein only the at least one of the illuminants that is visible from above water lights up, in accordance with the submersion
orientation of the electronic device detected by the orientation detector.

US Pat. No. 9,853,740

ADAPTIVE COMMUNICATIONS FOCAL PLANE ARRAY

SUREFIRE LLC, Fountain V...

1. A multi-channel adaptive communications focal plane array comprising:
a plurality of optical detectors, a subset of which receive one or more optical beams transmitted by one or more optical transmitter
assemblies;

a plurality of signal discrimination circuits, each of which is operatively connected to a corresponding one of the plurality
of optical detectors, and performs the following:

detects the presence of an optical beam that is currently being received by its corresponding optical detector;
computes an estimated signal-to-noise ratio associated with an optical beam it has detected; and
sets a value of the estimated signal-to-noise ratio to a set value when it has not detected the presence of the optical beam;
a plurality of switching circuits, each of which is operatively connected to a corresponding one of the plurality of optical
detectors and a corresponding one of the plurality of signal discrimination circuits, and each of the plurality of switching
circuits comprising two or more analog output ports where each analog output port corresponds to a different channel of the
multi-channel adaptive communications focal-plane array, wherein each of the plurality of switching circuits performs the
following:

controls a flow of information being received in the form of an optical beam by either suppressing the flow completely or
by outputting the flow to any one of the two or more analog output ports;

outputs a location relative to other detectors of the plurality of optical detectors indicative of the corresponding optical
detector receiving the optical beam; and

outputs the estimated signal-to-noise ratio provided by its corresponding signal discrimination circuit; and
an analog output detector operatively connected to a first of the two or more analog output ports of each of the plurality
of switching circuits, the analog output detector informing each of the plurality of switching circuits whether or not information
being received by an optical detector from an optical beam is currently being output via the first of the two or more analog
output ports of any one of the plurality of switching circuits.

US Pat. No. 9,853,145

HIGH-VOLTAGE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SE...

1. A high-voltage semiconductor device, comprising:
a substrate;
an isolation structure in the substrate;
a gate structure disposed on the substrate, wherein the gate structure is separated from the isolation structure by a distance;
a metal electrode disposed on the gate structure, wherein the metal electrode extends to directly above the isolation structure;
an insulating layer disposed on the substrate, and between the metal electrode and the gate structure, wherein the insulating
layer extends onto a top surface of the substrate to completely cover the isolation structure; and

an interconnection structure comprising a lowest metal layer, wherein the metal electrode is between the lowest metal layer
and the gate structure.

US Pat. No. 9,852,545

SPATIAL LOCATION PRESENTATION IN HEAD WORN COMPUTING

Osterhout Group, Inc., S...

1. A method, comprising:
tracking a path of a first person as the first person moves through an environment, wherein the tracking is through a first
processor receiving global positioning system (GPS) data indicative of the first person's location in a first navigation facility
of a computer device proximate the first person and involves both tracking the path and tracking event notifications provided
by the first person; and

presenting an indication of the path of the first person to a see-through head-worn computer display of a second person when
the second person is proximate the path as determined by a second processor receiving GPS data indicative of the second person's
location in a second navigation facility of the see-through head-worn computer display, wherein the presenting includes presenting
a visual indication of the path and event notifications on a pre-stored mapped instance in the see-through head-worn computer
display of the second person, wherein the second processor is adapted to identify that the first person is obstructed from
view by the second person by identifying at least one obstacle on the pre-stored mapped instance that interferes with the
second person's view of the first person's known-location, wherein the identification of the obstructed view presented on
the pre-stored mapped instance is determined based on a comparison of the GPS location of the first person and the GPS location
of the second person in relation to the obstacle on the pre-stored mapped instance.

US Pat. No. 9,852,355

FACIAL ANALYSIS FOR VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM METRICS

THALES AVIONICS, INC., I...

1. A vehicle entertainment system comprising:
a plurality of video display units configured to be mounted to fixed surfaces within a vehicle, wherein each of the video
display units comprises:

a display device configured to provide content to a user;
a camera configured to output a camera signal containing data representing the user's face; and
a processor configured to process the camera signal to identify facial features, to compare the facial features to defined
demographics rules, to identify user demographics based on the comparison of the facial features to the defined demographics
rules, to correlate the user demographics to a timeline of content consumed by the user through the video display unit to
generate enhanced content usage metrics, to process the camera signal to determine an eye viewing location on a display device
of the video display unit, and to correlate the eye viewing location to the timeline of content consumed by the user through
the video display unit to further generate the enhanced content usage metrics;

a communication interface configured to communicate with a central content usage analysis computer; and
a metrics computer within the vehicle, the metrics computer is communicatively connected to determine the departure city and/or
flight duration, to receive the enhanced content usage metrics from the video display units, to combine the enhanced content
usage metrics with the departure city and/or the flight duration to generate anonymized enhanced content usage metrics through
numerical statistics that hide individual values of the received enhanced content usage metrics, and to communicate the anonymized
enhanced content usage metrics from the vehicle through the communication interface for delivery to the central content usage
analysis computer separately located from the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 9,852,098

SYSTEMS AND TECHNIQUES FOR INTELLIGENTLY SWITCHING BETWEEN MULTIPLE SOURCES OF UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS SIGNALS

ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS, INC.,...

1. An electronic user device capable of receiving USB signals at multiple sources and intelligently switching between the
multiple sources, the electronic user device comprising:
a housing that includes
a wireless accessory bus for receiving an accessory,
a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port for receiving a USB connector, and
a separate electrical contact accessible through the housing;
a magnet that maintains the accessory in a predetermined orientation relative to the wireless accessory bus of the housing
when the accessory is positioned proximate to the wireless accessory bus of the housing;

a power supply disposed within the housing;
a wireless transceiver that effects a bi-directional exchange of information with the accessory when the accessory is positioned
proximate to the wireless accessory bus of the housing,

wherein the bi-directional exchange of information is performed in accordance with a Wireless USB communication protocol;
a processor that is coupled to the wireless transceiver and the USB port of the housing,
wherein the processor is able to receive USB signals at both the wireless transceiver and the USB port; and
a memory having instructions for executing an intelligent switching routine,
wherein the instructions, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:
query whether the USB connector is physically coupled to the USB port by monitoring whether a power signal is presently being
received at another electrical contact within the USB port;

query whether the accessory is wirelessly coupled to the wireless transceiver by monitoring whether a physical connection
is presently being maintained between the separate electrical contact and a corresponding electrical contact located on the
accessory;

based on said querying, process a first USB signal received at a first source,
wherein the first source is either the wireless transceiver or the USB port;
continually examine whether a second USB signal has been received at a second source,
wherein the second source is whichever of the wireless transceiver and the USB port is not the first source; and
process the second USB signal responsive to determining the second USB signal has been received at the second source.

US Pat. No. 9,851,485

HOLLOW OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE WITH OPENINGS, PARTICULARLY FOR SUPPLYING A PHOTOBIOREACTOR WITH LIGHT AND NUTRIENTS

Airbus Defence and Space ...

1. A photobioreactor comprising:
a container for accommodating organisms in a solution;
at least one optical waveguide having a transparent material and being configured to guide light, the at least one optical
waveguide extending into the container and configured to supply the organisms in the container with light, wherein a hollow
core is formed by the transparent material to supply the organisms in the container with nutrients, wherein the nutrients
transferred in the hollow core exit the at least one optical waveguide outwards and into the solution surrounding the at least
one optical waveguide in the container;

a light source, coupled to the at least one of the optical waveguides in such a manner that light from the light source is
coupled into the transparent material of the optical waveguide and can be transferred via the optical waveguide into a solution,
to which solution organisms have been added, and

a nutrient source, which is connected to at least one of the optical waveguides in such a manner that nutrients from the nutrient
source are introduced into the hollow core of the optical waveguide and can be transferred via the same into the solution,
to which solution organisms have been added.

US Pat. No. 9,851,151

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING HEATING OF BASE WITHIN CHEMICAL VAPOUR DEPOSITION CHAMBER

ADVANCED MICRO-FABRICATIO...

1. An apparatus for controlling heating of a substrate in a chemical vapor deposition chamber, comprising:
a heater located in the chamber;
a tray located near the heater and spaced apart from the heater in the chamber, and configured to support the substrate;
a first temperature control unit, coupled with a first temperature measurer, the first temperature measurer configured to
measure a first actual temperature of a surface of the tray, the first temperature control unit configured to generate a first
control signal based on a set temperature value and the first actual temperature of the surface of the tray and convert the
first control signal into a set intermediate temperature; and

a second temperature control unit, connected to the first temperature control unit and to a second temperature measurer, the
second temperature measurer configured to measure a second actual temperature of an area between the tray and the heater,
the second temperature control unit configured to output a second control signal based on the set intermediate temperature
and the second actual temperature,

wherein the heater is coupled with the second temperature control unit and configured to heat based on the second control
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,850,655

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODULAR DATA CENTER

Liebert Corporation, Col...

1. A modular data center system, comprising:
a plurality of unit structures for channeling at least one of cold air or hot air from data center components located within
the modular data center system when the modular data center system is fully assembled;

a plurality of structural support columns independent from a plurality of equipment racks for supporting the plurality of
unit structures above the plurality of equipment racks at a desired height relative to a floor surface;

a plurality of elongated support rails, coupled perpendicularly to the plurality of structural support columns at the desired
height, to form a plurality of parallel, horizontal, spaced apart tracks, the plurality of structural support columns and
the plurality of elongated support rails being fixedly interconnected to form a rigid supporting structure, the plurality
of unit structures are installed on the rigid supporting structure, co-planar to one another and in a grid formation extending
in both X and Y perpendicular directions;

each of the unit structures including a plurality of carriage assemblies, each of the carriage assemblies including a wheel;
and

wherein the wheels of the carriage assemblies allow the unit structures to be rolled horizontally into a desired position
on the plurality of elongated support rails when constructing a modular data center building to expedite assembly of the modular
data center building, and to enable at least a pair of the unit structures to be positioned in longitudinal alignment with
one another along a common longitudinal axis.

US Pat. No. 9,850,047

AIRTIGHT CONTAINER

Jui-Te Wang, Taichung (T...

1. An airtight container, comprising:
a container body;
a lid member covering on the container body, a channel formed on the lid member and the channel defining an opening therein,
the opening including at least one sub opening formed on a periphery of the opening;

a sieve disposed on the container body and facing the lid member, the sieve defining a storage chamber and a buffer chamber
in the container on both sides of the sieve respectively;

a seal control member moveably disposed in the channel of the lid member, operable sealing the opening of the lid member,
the seal control member having a button, a valve unit, and a spring; a column formed on the button and facing the opening,
the valve unit passed through the opening, a first end of the valve unit covering the opening and a second end of the valve
unit connected the column, the spring mounted on the column and two ends of the spring abutting the button and the channel;
and

wherein the opening is uncovered when pressing the button, and covering the lid member on the container body such that forming
the negative air pressure in the container after releasing the button.

US Pat. No. 9,853,884

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADAPTIVE ROUTING

NEXMO INC., San Francisc...

1. A computer-implemented method of selecting routes for messages that traverse a data network, comprising:
receiving a set of transmission indications, each transmission indication indicating that a message was transmitted over a
primary route during a tracking time period;

receiving a set of conversion indications, each conversion indication indicating that a conversion event occurred during the
tracking time period for a message that was transmitted over the primary route; and

determining, based on a subset of the set of transmission indications and a subset of the set of conversion indications, whether
the primary route should be replaced with an alternate route for future messages, wherein the determination also is based
on whether a financial risk measure exceeds a threshold value, the financial risk measure being indicative of a degree of
negative financial consequences that would occur over a predetermined period of time upon a future reduction in a quality
of the primary route.

US Pat. No. 9,851,047

PULL-OUT SWIVEL MOUNT

Peerless Industries, Inc....

1. A mounting system for mounting a display unit to a wall, comprising:
a base portion including an upper portion and a lower portion substantially parallel to the upper portion;
an adapter portion;
a device mount configured to operatively connect to a display device, the device mount movably coupled to the adapter portion;
and

a pair of connecting arms, each of the pair of connecting arms including:
a base engagement portion extending between the upper portion and the lower portion of the base portion, the base engagement
portion translatable from a first position to a second position via a top portion of the base engagement portion moving relative
to the upper portion of the base portion and a bottom portion of the base engagement portion moving relative to the lower
portion of the base portion,

an adapter engagement portion movably coupled to the adapter portion, and
an intermediate portion extending between the adapter engagement portion and the base engagement portion, wherein the intermediate
portion is selectively nested within the base portion when the base engagement portion is at the first position, wherein at
least a substantial part of the intermediate portion is not nested within the base portion when the base engagement portion
is at the second position;

wherein a movement of each base engagement portion between the first position and the second position results in a translational
movement of the adapter portion relative to the base portion; and

wherein the adapter portion is selectively moveable about a first axis relative to the adapter engagement portions and relative
to the base portion, the first axis being substantially parallel to the base engagement portions of the pair of connecting
arms.

US Pat. No. 9,850,601

KNITTED ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE GARMENT

Reebok International Limi...

1. A knitted athletic performance garment, comprising:
a seamless panel to cover a portion of a wearer's body; and
a first performance zone and a second performance zone formed in the seamless panel,
wherein the first performance zone is formed of a first warp knit stitch construction and has a first modulus of elasticity,
wherein the second performance zone is formed of a second warp knit stitch construction and has a second modulus of elasticity,
wherein the first warp knit stitch construction is different from the second warp knit stitch construction,
wherein the first modulus of elasticity is different from the second modulus of elasticity,
wherein the difference in modulus of elasticity between the first performance zone and the second performance zone is due
to the difference in stitch construction between the first performance zone and the second performance zone,

wherein the first warp knit stitch construction and the second warp knit stitch construction each comprise a first stitch
type and a second stitch type different than the first stitch type, and

wherein the ratio of the first stitch type to the second stitch type in the second knit stitch construction is greater than
the ratio of the first stitch type to the second stitch type in the first knit stitch construction.

US Pat. No. 9,849,852

INTELLIGENT DEPLOYMENT OF SAFETY MECHANISMS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Waymo LLC, Mountain View...

1. A method of deploying safety mechanisms in a vehicle, the method comprising:
receiving, from one or more first computing devices having one or more processors by one or more second computing devices
having one or more processors, situational information, the situational information identifying a potential impact target
corresponding to an object with which the vehicle is predicted to have a collision within a predetermined period of time,
and an estimated time when the second computing device will receive an update for the potential impact target from the first
computing device;

using, by the one or more second computing devices, the estimated time to determine when to deploy one or more active safety
mechanisms, wherein each of the one or more safety mechanisms is configured to reduce a likelihood of damage to an object
external to the vehicle caused by a collision;

sending, by the one or more second computing devices, a triggering signal to activate the one or more active safety mechanisms
prior to an impact with the object corresponding to the identified potential impact target,

wherein the situational information includes information identifying an impact point where the vehicle and the object are
predicted to have the collision,

mapping the impact point to a point on an exterior of the vehicle;
selecting the one or more active safety mechanisms further based on the point on the exterior of the vehicle;
repositioning the selected one or more active safety mechanisms from a first location to a location closest to the impact
point without the selected one or more active safety mechanisms being deployed; and

deploying, by one or more actuators, the one or more active safety mechanisms when the impact is imminent,
wherein the selected one or more active safety mechanisms is configured to be deployable at the first location as well as
at the location closest to the impact point.

US Pat. No. 9,854,313

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PRESENTING INFORMATION ABOUT MEDIA ASSETS

ROVI GUIDES, INC., San C...

1. A method for presenting information about media assets, the method comprising:
generating for display a progress bar for a media asset;
receiving an indicium of an event in the media asset;
determining a point on the progress bar corresponding to the event;
retrieving, from a database, a description of the event;
determining, based on a number of characters in the retrieved description, an amount of space required to display the description;
selecting a new dimension of the progress bar based on the amount of space required to display every character of the characters
in the retrieved description; and

modifying the progress bar to the new dimension to accommodate the description of the event.

US Pat. No. 9,850,263

PROCESS FOR PREPARING PHOSPHORUS CONTAINING CYANOHYDRINS

BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENG...

1. Process for preparing a compound of formula (I)

comprising reacting a compound of formula (II)

with a cyanohydrin of formula (III)

at a temperature in a range from 50 to 105° C.,
where in each case:
R1 is (C1-C12)-alkyl, (C1-C12)-haloalkyl, (C6-C10)-aryl, (C6-C10)-haloaryl, (C7-C10)-aralkyl, (C7-C10)-haloaralkyl, (C4-C10)-cycloalkyl or (C4-C10)-halocycloalkyl,

R2 is (C1-C12)-alkyl, (C1-C12)-haloalkyl, (C6-C10)-aryl, (C6-C10)-haloaryl, (C7-C10)-aralkyl, (C7-C10)-haloaralkyl, (C4-C10)-cycloalkyl or (C4-C10)-halocycloalkyl,

R3 and R4 are in each case independently of one another hydrogen, (C1-C4)-alkyl, phenyl or benzyl,

X is oxygen or sulphur, and
n is 0 or 1.

US Pat. No. 9,849,816

VEHICLE SEAT AND MOTOR VEHICLE OR UTILITY MOTOR VEHICLE

GRAMMER AG, Amberg (DE)

1. A vehicle seat comprising:
a seat part extending in the vehicle longitudinal direction (X) and in the vehicle transverse direction (Y) for receiving
a person, the seat part including a backrest part for supporting a back of the person, and

a seat substructure for at least one of suspending or damping at least the seat part with respect to a body of a vehicle,
wherein the seat substructure is connected to the body of the vehicle, wherein the seat substructure includes at least one
horizontal suspension device for suspending the seat part with respect to the body in the vehicle longitudinal direction (X)
and/or in the vehicle transverse direction (Y),

wherein the at least one horizontal suspension device includes a body-side lower part and a seat-part-side upper part displaceable
with respect to the body-side lower part,

wherein a coupling device is arranged interactively between the seat-part-side upper part and the body-side lower part,
wherein the coupling device comprises a deformable suspension element as a first coupling element and a bearing and deformation
device as a further coupling element,

wherein the deformable suspension element is arranged between two mutually facing contact faces of a receiving space of the
bearing and deformation device, and the bearing and deformation device is coupled to the body-side lower part,

wherein each end of the first coupling element is connected to a member such that a distance between each end of the first
coupling element is fixed, and the first coupling element and the member are arranged displaceably via a coupling point position
adjustment unit with respect to a shared upper part coupling point between the coupling point adjustment unit and the seat-part-side
upper part,

wherein, in a first position, the first coupling element is a first distance from the coupling point and the first coupling
element exerts a first force on the further coupling element, and

wherein, in a second position, the first coupling element is a second distance from the coupling point, the horizontal suspension
device is in a horizontal zero position, and the first coupling element exerts a second force on the further coupling element.

US Pat. No. 9,849,555

MACHINE TOOL

DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN G...

1. A machine tool, comprising
a stationary machine frame;
a tool head positionable relative to the machine frame along three translation axes oriented orthogonally with respect to
each other, the tool head including a motor-driven tool;

a swivel unit pivotable about a horizontal swivel axis relative to the machine frame and including a workpiece positioning
device adapted to rotate a workpiece about an axis of rotation oriented perpendicularly to the swivel axis;

a first measuring system;
a second measuring system; and
a measuring frame assigned to the swivel unit, the measuring frame rotatable with the swivel unit and thermally and/or mechanically
decoupled from the swivel unit, components of the first measuring system and the second measuring system being provided on
the measuring frame;

wherein additional components of the first position measuring system are arranged on the tool head, and further components
of the second position measuring system are provided on the workpiece positioning device;

wherein the first position measuring system is adapted to measure a spatial position of the tool head relative to the measuring
frame; and

wherein the second position measuring system is adapted to measure a spatial position of the workpiece positioning device
relative to the measuring frame.

US Pat. No. 9,854,545

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING UPLINK SYNCHRONIZATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

GOLDPEAK INNOVATIONS INC,...

1. A method for establishing an uplink (UL) synchronization in a wireless communication system by an evolved NodeB (eNB),
the method comprising:
transmitting, to a User Equipment (UE), Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling including a UL timing group information set
through a primary Component Carrier (CC), the UL timing group information set comprising one or more UL timing groups, the
one or more UL timing groups each comprising one or more UL CCs;

receiving a Random Access Preamble (RAP) through one or more UL CCs, each of the one or more UL CCs transmitting an RAP being
set as a delegate CC in the respective UL timing group; and

transmitting a Random Access Response (RAR) including a Timing Advance (TA) value for UL CCs in the respective UL timing group,
wherein each TA value is calculated by the eNB for the respective UL timing group based on the received RAP associated with
a delegate CC of the respective UL timing group, and

wherein each TA value is configured to be applied to CCs in the respective UL timing group.

US Pat. No. 9,854,316

ON-DEMAND SESSION INITIATION AND MANAGEMENT

CSC HOLDINGS, LLC, Bethp...

1. A method to acquire an on-demand session using a client device, comprising:
sending a request for the on-demand session to an on-demand server;
automatically re-sending the request for the on-demand session to the on-demand server upon receiving a response from the
on-demand server indicating unavailability of the on-demand session due to a lack of sufficient resources;

allowing a first user of the client device to view a video game session of a second user while waiting for the on-demand session
to start; and

starting the on-demand session when the on-demand server indicates that sufficient resources are available to start the on-demand
session.

US Pat. No. 9,854,185

STEREO ASSIST WITH ROLLING SHUTTERS

Mobileye Vision Technolog...

1. An imaging system, comprising:
a first image capture device having a first field of view and configured to acquire a first series of image scan lines relative
to a scene;

a second image capture device having a second field of view different from the first field of view and that at least partially
overlaps the first field of view, the second image capture device being configured to acquire a second series of image scan
lines relative to the scene;

wherein the first image capture device has a first scan rate associated with acquisition of the first series of image scan
lines that is different from a second scan rate associated with acquisition of the second series of image scan lines, such
that the first image capture device acquires a first portion of the first series of image scan lines that overlaps a second
portion of the second series of image scan lines over a period of time during which the second portion is acquired.

US Pat. No. 9,852,643

TRAJECTORY AMENDMENT AND ARRIVAL TIME SLOT PROVISION SYSTEM

GE AVIATION SYSTEMS LLC, ...

1. A computing system for providing trajectory amendments, the system comprising:
one or more processors; and
one or more memory devices, the one or more memory devices storing instructions that when executed by the one or more processors
cause the one or more processors to:

identify an operator associated with an aircraft;
send an output to one or more computing devices of the operator associated with the aircraft for display via a user interface,
wherein the output is indicative of the aircraft, a trajectory amendment associated with the aircraft, and a projected operations
value associated with the trajectory amendment, and wherein the user interface allows for a selection of the trajectory amendment;

receive a set of data indicating that the operator associated with the aircraft has selected the trajectory amendment; and
send a second set of data indicating one or more parameters associated with the trajectory amendment to the one or more computing
devices of the operator associated with the aircraft.

US Pat. No. 9,851,493

BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

Sakai Display Products Co...

1. A backlight device, comprising:
a light source;
a light guide plate with an edge face receiving light entering from the light source and with a flat surface emitting light;
a bezel;
a pressing member comprising a part extending toward the flat surface of the light guide plate for pressing a part of the
flat surface side of the light guide plate, and a side part to be connected with the bezel; and

a connecting plate extending along the edge face of the light guide plate toward the pressing member and disposed in non-parallel
at a side of the light guide plate, to be connected with the bezel and having an end being opposite to the pressing member,
wherein,

a through hole is formed in the connecting plate, and
a closest portion, which is a portion of the front side end of the connecting plate and is closest to the through hole, or
an opposing portion, which is a portion of the pressing member and is opposite to the closest portion, is recessed in such
a manner that the closest portion and the opposing portion are separated by a distance equal to or larger than a length at
which the end of the connecting plate protrudes due to deformation of the connecting plate.

US Pat. No. 9,851,201

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING CEPSTRUM AND WAVELET BASED ALGORITHMS FOR WALL THICKNESS MEASUREMENT

CiDRA CORPORATE SERVICES,...

1. Apparatus comprising:
an ultrasonic pulser/receiver configured to
inject ultrasonic pulses into a pipe wall from one side,
receive reflected pulses in response to the ultrasonic pulses injected, and
provide an ultrasonic pulser/receiver signal containing information about the reflected pulses received; and
a signal processor configured to:
receive the ultrasonic pulser/receiver signal; and
determine a corresponding signal containing information about a pipe wall thickness measurement by decomposing the ultrasonic
pulser/receiver signal received in order to identify either peaks using a cepstrum analysis or repeated spacing using a wavelet
analysis, based upon the ultrasonic pulser/receiver signal received.

US Pat. No. 9,849,841

VEHICLE-MOUNTED ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

JET OPTOELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A vehicle-mounted electronic apparatus comprising: a holder disposed on a headrest of a vehicle seat; a casing connected
to the holder, the casing comprising: a back surface and a side surface; a containing groove formed on the back surface and
adjacent to the side surface, and the containing groove having an inner wall surface; at least one through hole formed on
the inner wall surface; and at least one magnet disposed in the casing, adjacent to the containing groove, and exposed from
the at least one through hole; a remote control contained in the containing groove and having a side wall and at least one
magnetic element disposed on the side wall; wherein the at least one magnetic element is magnetically attracted by the at
least one magnet; and two displacement-limiting parts laterally extending from the inner wall surface of the containing groove
at two inner corners of the containing groove and configured to block the remote control.

US Pat. No. 9,849,433

ELASTOMERIC HYDROGEN REACTOR WITH CLOG-LESS FILTER

Intelligent Energy Limite...

1. A reactor cartridge comprising:
a body (11, 12, 13) enclosing:

a core within a containment vessel having an exit nozzle;
at least one elastomeric winding surrounding the containment vessel;
a water line to deliver fluid to the core;
an expanded PTFE tube (210) having a sealed end (201) and an open end (202) fluidly connected to a valve (310); and,

wherein fluid delivered to the core via the water line urges the core to produce hydrogen via a reaction and the hydrogen
permeates the ePTFE tube and is delivered to the valve.

US Pat. No. 9,849,511

METHOD OF PRODUCING A CU-BASED SINTERED SLIDING MEMBER

DIAMET CORPORATION, Niig...

1. A method of producing a Cu-based sintered sliding member comprising the steps of:
preparing a mixed compound by mixing 5 to 30% by mass of Ni, 5 to 20% by mass of Sn, 0.1 to 1.2% by mass of P and the rest
including Cu and unavoidable impurities;

mixing with the mixed compound 0.3 to 10% by mass of at least one solid lubricant selected from among graphite fluoride, tungsten
disulfide, calcium fluoride, talc and magnesium silicate mineral powders;

adding 0.5% by mass of zinc stearate to the mixed compound and then mixing together using a V-type mixer;
producing a green compact by pressure molding the resultant mixed compound;
producing a sintered compact by sintering the green compact in an atmosphere of an endothermic gas;
sizing the sintered compact;
allowing the sintered compact to go through an aging treatment in a non-oxidizing atmosphere; and
impregnating the Cu-based sintered sliding member with a synthetic oil.
US Pat. No. 9,850,479

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SAMPLING MACROMOLECULES FROM A BIOLOGICAL SPECIMEN

The Board of Regents of t...

1. A method of sampling macromolecules of interest directly from a biological specimen for capture and identification, comprising:
(a) applying a laser beam of photons to the biological specimen to produce an ablation plume comprising a plume matrix and
the macromolecules of interest at least partially isolated from the biological specimen;

(b) extracting the macromolecules of interest from the plume matrix with an electric field; and
(c) capturing the extracted macromolecules of interest in a container for analysis, wherein electric field lines extend from
the plume to the container, and wherein an electric potential at the container is higher than the electric potential in the
ablation plume, such that negatively charged macromolecules are preferentially extracted from the plume matrix as the macromolecules
of interest; and wherein the electric field is established by a substrate electrode, a drift electrode and a focusing electrode,
and wherein extracting the macromolecules of interest is controlled by increasing the potential of electric fields among the
electrodes toward the container.

US Pat. No. 9,854,664

SLIDING THERMAL SHIELD

Continental Automotive Sy...

1. An assembly for providing electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and for dissipating heat from one or more electronic
components attached to a circuit board, each electronic component having a height extending above the circuit board, which
is equal to or greater than a first height, the assembly comprising:
a metallic frame comprising a wall extending upwardly from the circuit board, the upwardly-extending wall having a second
height, which is less than the first height, said metallic frame surrounding said electronic components;

an EMI shield having a substantially planar top perforated with a plurality of holes and having sidewalls that surround the
perforated top, the sidewalls extending downwardly from the top by a distance less than the second height, the downwardly
extending sidewalls of the EMI shield being attachable to the wall of the frame in a first latched position and attachable
to the wall of the frame in a second, un-latched position, the second position being closer to the circuit board than the
first latched position;

a layer of thermally-conductive, viscous heat sink grease on the top of the EMI shield and filling a plurality of the holes
in the perforated top of the EMI shield, heat sink grease in the plurality of holes being in direct physical contact with
the top surface of the at least one electronic component when the EMI shield is in the second, un-latched position;

a heat sink on top of and in direct physical contact with the heat sink grease on top of the EMI shield;
wherein, when the EMI shield is attached to the frame in the second latched position, electronic components within the assembly
are substantially isolated from EMI originating outside the assembly, and wherein EMI emitted from electronic components inside
the assembly is substantially contained therein, wherein heat generated by electronic components inside the assembly is conducted
to the heat sink through the heat sink grease that fills said holes.

US Pat. No. 9,853,490

DISTRIBUTED POWER SYSTEM USING DIRECT CURRENT POWER SOURCES

Solaredge Technologies Lt...

1. A system comprising:
a plurality of power converters, each power converter coupled to a corresponding DC power source of a plurality of DC power
sources, wherein each power converter comprises:

control circuitry configured to provide a feedback signal to the power converter from a connection between the power converter
and the corresponding DC power source coupled to the power converter; and

a power conversion portion configured to charge or discharge the corresponding DC power source coupled to the power converter,
wherein each power converter of the plurality of power converters is connected in series to at least one other power converter
of the plurality of power converters.

US Pat. No. 9,851,038

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF HOT TAPPING MULTIPLE COAXIAL OR NESTED STRINGS OF UNDERWATER PIPING AND/OR TUBING FOR OVERTURNED WELLS OR PLATFORMS

TETRA Applied Technologie...

1. A system for hot tapping a plurality of nested pipes including an exterior pipe having a bore and at least one interior
pipe contained within the bore comprising:
(a) a hot tap tool guide assembly detachably connected to the exterior pipe, the assembly including at least one plate having
a plate opening:

(b) a hot tapping tool capable of penetrating a selected one or more of the pipes, the tool including a hot tapping tip;
(c) a seal member on the hot tapping tool that enables a seal to be perfected between the hot tapping tool and a selected
one of the pipes; and

(d) the hot tap tool guide assembly including a swiveling connection opening for supporting the hot tapping tip wherein the
tip can be articulated angularly relative to the plate from a line that is generally perpendicular to the plate and wherein
the tip is longitudinally extendable through the plate opening.

US Pat. No. 9,849,280

CORONARY VENOUS PACING LEAD AND ANCHORING SCREW SYSTEM

SORIN CRM SAS, Clamart (...

1. A system implantable in a coronary venous system, for stimulating a left heart chamber by a generator of an active implantable
medical device, comprising:
a stimulation lead having a distal end, a proximal end and a lead body having a sheath of a deformable material, said stimulation
lead having a lead head at the distal end, with at least one stimulation electrode adapted to come into contact with a region
facing an epicardial wall of a target vein of a patient's coronary network, and said stimulation lead having at the proximal
end means for coupling to a generator of the active implantable medical device, and

a removable guide catheter comprising a hollow tube having a proximal end and a distal end, both ends being open and having
a lumen for receiving the stimulation lead for movement translationally within the guide catheter between a retracted position
and a deployed position, at the retracted position the lead head being positioned at a guide catheter lumen distal end, and
at the deployed position the lead head with the at least one stimulation electrode extending from said catheter lumen distal
end,

wherein the hollow tube of the guide catheter is elastically deformable and relatively more rigid than the sheath of the lead
body,

wherein the stimulation lead is a screw lead, having an anchoring screw axially extending along the lead head configured to
penetrate the patient's epicardial tissue in response to a screw motion imparted to the lead head;

wherein the sheath of the lead body is not pre-shaped at the distal end of the stimulation lead, and wherein the hollow tube
of the guide catheter is a single pre-shaped tube with, in absence of a stress, first and second curvatures inscribed in two
separate surfaces, said first and second curvatures self-orienting the distal end of the guide catheter tube in the target
vein with the lead head in the retracted position, and configured to maintain an axis of the anchoring screw towards the epicardial
wall of the target vein during a combined motion of screwing and moving the lead head to the deployed position

wherein the anchoring screw comprises an end portion that is configured to penetrate the patient's epicardial tissue and a
tip active electrically conductive region extending through an electrically isolated intermediary part.

US Pat. No. 9,854,689

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display body including a curved part;
a case including a bottom plate part through which a through hole is provided at a position opposed to the curved part; and
a printed circuit board that is fixed to a surface of the bottom plate part opposite to the display body side with an electronic
component mounted on a surface of the printed circuit board opposed to the bottom plate part and with the electronic component
arranged inside the through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,854,543

CARRIER AGGREGATION WITH POWER HEADROOM REPORT

CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS E...

1. A non-transitory computer-readable medium including code for performing a process to be executed on a computer, the process
comprising:
configuring a user equipment, at a time, to send a first media access control (MAC) subheader and a first power headroom report
(PHR) control element, the first MAC subheader including a first logical channel identifier (LCID), the first LCID corresponding
to a power headroom report for a single component carrier;

receiving the first PHR control element from the user equipment;
processing the first PHR control element;
configuring the user equipment, at another time, to send a second MAC subheader and a second PHR control element, the second
MAC subheader including a second LCID, the second LCID indicating a bitmap in the second PHR control element, the bitmap including
a plurality of bits for power headroom reports for a plurality of secondary cells;

receiving the second PHR control element from the user equipment; and
processing the second PHR control element.

US Pat. No. 9,852,407

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ROUTING DEBIT TRANSACTIONS

First Data Corporation, ...

1. A method for routing debit transactions, comprising:
obtaining, by a routing determination system comprising one or more processors, information associated with a proposed debit
transaction;

identifying, by the routing determination system based at least in part upon the obtained information, one or more merchant
parameters associated with a merchant on whose behalf the proposed debit transaction will be submitted to a transaction processor,
the one or more merchant parameters comprising a first product type associated with the proposed debit transaction, wherein
the merchant parameters include routing logic and are contained in merchant routing configuration data;

identifying, by the routing determination system, a plurality of available supported debit transaction networks;
ordering, by the routing determination system based at least in part upon the one or more merchant parameters, the plurality
of available supported debit transaction networks to create an ordered hierarchy of the available supported debit transaction
networks; and

determining, based at least in part on the ordering, a debit transaction network from the plurality of available supported
debit transaction networks for routing the proposed debit transaction to the transaction processor, wherein:

ordering the available supported debit transaction networks comprises ordering the available supported debit transaction networks
based at least in part on the first product type, an existing routing agreement between the merchant and the transaction processor,
one or more state override factors that legally establish or set a network precedence between any number of debit transaction
networks, and one or more network outage factors, wherein at least one of the one or more network outage factors allows for
a network to be placed at a bottom of the ordered hierarchy in reserve for use during a network problem; and

providing an option for the merchant to revise the ordered hierarchy.

US Pat. No. 9,851,704

WELDING POWER SOURCE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

FRONIUS INTERNATIONAL GMB...

1. A method for configuring an interface of a welding power source of a welding device, the interface including a plurality
of external connections collectively configured to connect to a single external machine, the interface further including at
least one internal connection, wherein:
the interface is represented on an operating display panel as a graphic interface symbol of its at least one internal connection
and of at least one of its plurality of external connections;

the interface provides one or more interface functions, the functions being represented on the operating display panel as
graphic interface function symbols,

it is possible for an interface function symbol to be arranged on the operating display panel between the at least one internal
connection and the at least one external connection of the graphic interface symbol in order to functionally link the at least
one internal connection with the at least one external connection of the interface via the allocated interface function, wherein:

on the operating display panel, an outer form of the graphic interface function symbols and of the graphic interface symbol
is configured such that the graphic interface function symbols and the graphic interface symbol fit together like puzzle pieces
and/or match in terms of color when the allocated interface functions functionally match at least one of the at least one
internal connection and the at least one external connection of the interface; and

on the operating display panel, the outer form of the graphic interface function symbols is configured such that the graphic
interface function symbols fit together like puzzle pieces and/or match in terms of color when the allocated interface functions
match one another functionally;

the graphic interface symbol and the graphic interface function symbols are used for configuring the interface;
a parameter of the welding device is displayed in a parameter region of the operating display panel;
the graphic interface symbol of the at least one external connection is displayed in an output region of the operating display
panel;

the parameter of the welding device is allocated to at least one of the internal and external connections of the interface
by a user activating, on the operating display panel, a linking region connecting the parameter region and the output region;
and

the interface functions are logically linked via the linking region by stringing together graphic interface function symbols
presented to the user on the operating display panel.

US Pat. No. 9,850,972

PLATTER WITH IMPROVED BRAKING CONTROL

InMusic Brands, Inc., Cu...

1. A platter apparatus with improved braking control, comprising:
a support base;
a platter, having a first side and a second side, rotatably secured to the support base about a platter axis; the first side
facing toward the support base and the second side facing away from the support base; a circular wall downwardly depending
from the first side of the platter having a wall axis substantially co-axial with the platter axis;

an arm, having a first end and a second end, slidably connected to the base; the arm being linearly actuatable between a first
position and a second position;

a brake pad, connected to the first end of the arm, being in removable and adjustable frictional engagement with the circular
wall to provide an amount of braking of rotation of the platter relative to the support base;

whereby linear actuation of the arm changes the amount of braking of rotation of the platter relative to the base.

US Pat. No. 9,849,935

FLAT-BOTTOMED VESSEL AND A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE LENGTH OF AT LEAST ONE AIR CAVITY

Technische Universiteit D...

1. A flat-bottomed vessel for transporting persons or goods, the vessel comprising a drag reduction system attached to the
bottom of the vessel,
wherein the drag reduction system comprises:
at least two turbulence members extending perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the vessel for generating an area
with turbulent flow downstream to the turbulence members at the bottom of the vessel during movement thereof,

for each turbulence member an air injector adapted to inject an air flow at or near to the turbulence members, and
a keel adjacent to both sides of the turbulence members,
wherein the bottom of the vessel is flat without cavities and the turbulence members are ridges sealingly attached to the
bottom of the vessel between the keels,

wherein the turbulence members extend 2.5-25 mm from the bottom of the vessel, and
wherein the keels extend from the bottom of the vessel to substantially a same height, in the range of 0.05 to 0.30 m.

US Pat. No. 9,848,719

DISPOSABLE FLUTED PAPERBOARD PLATES AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

GPCP IP Holdings LLC, At...

1. A paperboard plate formed from a paperboard blank, comprising:
a bottom portion;
an upwardly and outwardly extending fluted sidewall portion, wherein the sidewall portion comprises a plurality of flutes
arranged substantially around an outer perimeter of the bottom portion to define a fluted perimeter, wherein the flutes are
present at fewer than about 3.5 flutes per inch of the fluted perimeter;

a radial profile having a single transition of about 15° to about 50° disposed between the bottom portion and the sidewall
portion; and

a plate diameter to flute length ratio of greater than about 6, wherein the plate has a basis weight of greater than 75 pounds
per ream.

US Pat. No. 9,849,161

ULTRAPURE HYPOALLERGENIC SOLUTIONS OF SACROSIDASE

QOL Medical LLC, Vero Be...

1. A protein composition consisting essentially of sacrosidase having a band volume ratio of sacrosidase to other proteins
comprising papain of at least about 35:1 by SDS-PAGE of about 20 ?g of said composition, wherein the primary structure of
the sacrosidase is a 513 amino acid polypeptide that is glycosylated.

US Pat. No. 9,854,639

POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT FOR LED LIGHTING

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. A power supply circuit for LED lighting, comprising:
an LED power prime circuit (10);

a load (20) electrically connected to output terminals of the LED power prime circuit (10);

a short circuit protection switch module (30) electrically connected between the LED power prime circuit (10) and the load (20), the short circuit protection switch module (30) comprising a load switch (301) configured for turning on or turning off the load (20);

a circuit detecting module (40) electrically connected to the short circuit protection switch module (30), the circuit detecting module (40) comprising a comparing detecting unit (41), and a time delay unit (42), the comparing detecting unit (41) comparing the output voltage of the LED power prime circuit (10) and a predetermined reference voltage and outputting a controlling signal according to the comparison result, the time delay
unit (42) outputting a switch control signal after a delay time for a predetermined time in accordance with a control signal of the
comparing detecting unit (41); and

a controlling switch module (50) configured for turning on or turning off the load switch (301) in accordance with the switch control signal outputted by the time delay unit (42) so as to turn on or turn off the power supply for the load (20).

US Pat. No. 9,853,083

METHOD FOR FABRICATING AN IMAGE-SENSOR STRUCTURE

Visera Technologies Compa...

1. A method for fabricating an image-sensor structure, comprising:
providing a substrate having a first surface and a second surface and comprising a sensing area;
forming a first metal layer above the first surface of the substrate and surrounding the sensing area; and
forming a protection layer above the first surface of the substrate and overlying the sensing area and a part of the first
metal layer to expose an exposed area of the first metal layer, wherein the exposed area comprises a first portion having
a first width, a second portion having a second width, a third portion having a third width and a fourth portion having a
fourth width, wherein the first width of the first portion, the second width of the second portion, the third width of the
third portion and the fourth width of the fourth portion of the exposed area of the first metal layer are respectively greater
than 35 ?m.

US Pat. No. 9,851,868

MULTI-STORY VISUAL EXPERIENCE

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method performed by an apparatus, the method comprising:
presenting, through a display, a visual experience capable of telling multiple stories, the visual experience in moving visual
form and including at least a first story and a second story, the first story being an authored first series of first events
and the second story being an authored second series of second events, the authored first series of first events and the authored
second series of second events sharing an inflection event connecting plots of the first story and the second story; and

receiving a view selection and, when the view selection presents an inflection view including the inflection event:
determining, based on information about the visual experience or prior viewing of the visual experience, that an event of
the first series of events of the first story or an event of the second series of events of the second story has not been
presented; and

in response to determining, presenting the determined first event or the determined second event.
US Pat. No. 9,850,369

BARRIER FILM FOR FOOD PACKAGING

NOVA Chemicals (Internati...

1. A polyethylene film comprising at least one layer, wherein said layer is prepared from a mixture comprising;
a) from about 5 to about 60 weight percent, based on the total weight of said mixture, of a component a) comprising at least
one high density polyethylene having a density of from 0.950 to 0.975 g/cc and a high melt index I2;

b) from about 95 to about 40 weight percent, based on the total weight of said mixture, of a component b) comprising at least
one high density polyethylene having a density from about 0.950 to about 0.970 g/cc and a low melt index I2?, and;

c) from about 100 to about 3,000 ppm of a calcium salt of 1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid;wherein, a melt index ratio, defined by dividing said high melt index I2 of said component a) by said low melt index I2? of said component b), is greater than 10/1;wherein the water vapor transmission rate of said polyethylene film is improved, by being from about 20% to about 53% lower,
relative to a control polyethylene film of the same composition but not containing said calcium salt of 1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylic
acid;wherein density is measured according to ASTM D 1505, and;wherein melt index is measured according to ASTM D 1238 when conducted at 190° C. using a 2.16 kg weight.

US Pat. No. 9,854,700

OPTIMIZED DISASTER RESISTANT HOUSING FOR AN ARRAY OF COMPUTER DATA STORAGE DEVICES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING

ioSafe, Inc., Auburn, CA...

1. Apparatus for protecting a vertically stacked array of operable computer digital data storage devices from damage or loss
of data caused by fire, water, impact loads and/or crush loads, comprising;
an operable array of vertically stacked digital data storage devices,
a fire resistant external housing for said operable array, and
a thermally conductive, water resistant enclosure for said operable array, wherein said enclosure is mounted inside said external
housing and has side walls and a plurality of plates extending between said side walls to form separate cavities in which
said individual computer data storage devices are carried, whereby said plates increase the transfer of heat away from said
array of digital data storage devices and also increase the impact and crush load resistance of said water resistant enclosure,

wherein said adjacent stacked data storage devices have vertical spaces between them and said plates are sufficiently thick
to occupy at least 75% of said vertical spaces.

US Pat. No. 9,854,315

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BROADCAST AUDIENCE INTERACTION AND PARTICIPATION

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for broadcast audience interaction, comprising:
broadcasting, by a first device associated with a media output device to a portable device, a discovery signal, receipt of
the discovery signal causing the portable device to activate a microphone of the portable device;

receiving, by the first device, a segment of audio output by the media output device and an audio interaction of a user recorded
by the microphone of the portable device;

identifying, by the first device an existence of the portable device based on correlation between the segment of audio output
by the media output device and the audio interaction of the user;

determining, by the first device, that the audio interaction of the user is not output by the media output device based on
identifying the existence of the portable device;

generating, by the first device, a first identifier of the audio interaction of the user and a second identifier of the segment
of audio output by the media device; and

transmitting, by the first device to a measurement system, the first identifier and the second identifier, the measurement
system recording an identification of an item of content corresponding to the segment of audio output by the media device
and an interaction with the item of content.

US Pat. No. 9,853,931

PREDICTIVE FORWARDING OF NOTIFICATION DATA

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method comprising:
outputting, by the mobile computing device, at a first particular time, an indication of notification data associated with
the user;

determining, by the mobile computing device, that the user is not interacting with the mobile computing device at a second
particular time, the second particular time occurring a threshold amount time after the first particular time; and

responsive to determining that the user is not interacting with the mobile computing device at the second particular time,
transmitting, by the mobile computing device and to a computerized watch, the notification data.

US Pat. No. 9,853,696

TIGHTLY-COUPLED NEAR-FIELD COMMUNICATION-LINK CONNECTOR-REPLACEMENT CHIPS

Keyssa, Inc., Campbell, ...

1. A system comprising:
a plurality of transceiver chips disposed along one edge of a first substrate;
a first transceiver chip of the plurality of transceiver chips comprising:
a first near-field receiver having an input connected to a first antenna to receive a modulated first carrier signal at a
first transmit carrier frequency in an extremely high frequency (EHF) range, the first antenna configured to near-field couple
with a second antenna connected to a first near-field transmitter disposed on a second substrate at the first transmit carrier
frequency, when the first antenna and the second antenna are disposed within a near-field coupling distance from each other
at the first transmitter carrier frequency, wherein the first near-field receiver and the first near-field transmitter are
located on opposite sides of the one edge of the first substrate; and

a second transceiver chip of the plurality of transceiver chips, the second transceiver chip disposed on the first substrate
and adjacent to the first transceiver chip, the second transceiver chip comprising:

a second near-field transmitter having an output connected to a third antenna to transmit a modulated second carrier signal
at a second transmit carrier frequency in the EHF range, the second transmit carrier frequency being the same as the first
transmit carrier frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,853,565

MAXIMIZED POWER IN A PHOTOVOLTAIC DISTRIBUTED POWER SYSTEM

Solaredge Technologies Lt...

1. A method comprising:
coupling inputs of a power converter across a string of photovoltaic modules;
directly connecting a first input of the inputs of the power converter to an output of the power converter via a direct bypass
link; and

dividing a current output by the string of photovoltaic modules into:
a first current that flows from the first input of the power converter to the output of the power converter via the power
converter, and

a second current that flows directly from the first input of the power converter to the output of the power converter via
the direct bypass link,

wherein the second current is greater than the first current.

US Pat. No. 9,852,348

DOCUMENT SCANNER

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A computer implemented method, the method comprising:
receiving a scan request, wherein the scan request includes a plurality of text images, each text image representing a portion
of a text document, wherein the plurality of text images includes a first text image and a second text image that at least
partially overlap;

for each text image of the plurality of text images:
rectifying the text image to generate a text image with parallel image lines,
generating a plurality of word bounding boxes that enclose one or more connected components in the text image, wherein each
word bounding box is associated with a respective word of the text image, and

generating, for each respective word bounding box in the text image, a vector that describes a shape of the respective word;
combining text images of the plurality of text images that at least partially overlap to form a single text document including
combining the first text image of the plurality of text images and the second text image of the plurality of text images by
matching one or more shape descriptors from a first set of vectors generated for each respective word in the first text image
and one or more shape descriptors from a second set of vectors generated for each respective word in the second text image;
and

providing the combined image as a scannable document.

US Pat. No. 9,850,566

METHOD FOR COATING A COMPONENT OF A TURBOMACHINE AND COATED COMPONENT FOR A TURBOMACHINE

ANSALDO ENERGIA IP UK LIM...

1. A coating system for a component of a turbomachine, comprising:
a first powder feeder configured to feed a first composite powder to a sprayer via a first line for applying the first composite
powder onto the surface of the component;

a second powder feeder configured to feed a second composite powder to the sprayer via a second line for applying the second
composite powder onto the surface of the component, the second composite powder having a composition that differs from a composition
of the first composite powder;

wherein the first powder feeder and second powder feeder are configured such that oxidizing media, fuel, the first composite
powder and the second composite powder are simultaneously feedable onto the surface of the component to deposit the coating
on the surface of the component such that a first portion of the coating covering a first portion of the surface adjacent
a leading edge of the component has a first composition and a second portion of the coating covering a second portion of the
surface adjacent a trailing edge of the component has a second composition via adjustment of a ratio between the first composite
powder and second composite powder fed to the sprayer controlled during feeding of the multiple different powders, fuel, and
oxidizing media onto the surface of the component;

the first powder feeder and the second powder feeder configured to be controlled such that the first composition has a greater
proportion of the first composite powder than the second composition such that the first portion of the coating has a greater
ductility than the second portion of the coating and the second portion of the coating has a greater oxidation resistance
than the first portion of the coating;

a source of the first composite powder that is connected to the sprayer via the first line such that the first composite powder
is passable to the first powder feeder to feed the first composite powder onto the surface of the component via the sprayer,
wherein said first composite powder is a powder blend of two or more different powders having one of a different size distribution,
composition and particle shape; and

a source of the second composite powder that is connected to the sprayer via the second line such that the second composite
powder is passable to the sprayer to feed the second composite powder onto the surface of the component via the sprayer, wherein
said second composite powder is a powder blend of two or more different powders having one of a different size distribution,
composition and particle shape.

US Pat. No. 9,854,683

LIGHTWEIGHT ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS AND METHOD

DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC....

1. A method of forming a housing case for a lightweight electronic device comprising the steps of:
preparing a die set which, when closed, defines the envelope of the housing case;
inserting electrically conductive material, comprising wire screen or mesh within the die set;
filling the die set with molten polymer based material to form a case that includes a composite structure with said electrically
conductive material; and

removing the case from the die set, wherein said step of preparing a die set which, when closed, defines an envelope of said
case comprises preparing a die set which, when closed, defines a box-like shape having integrally formed wall portions and
a front opening disposed generally symmetrically about a longitudinally extending assembly axis, wherein a laterally opposed
pair of inner wall surfaces each define a complimentary set of vertically spaced, longitudinally converging guideways.