US Pat. No. 10,194,563

POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEM...

1. A power conversion device comprising:a power semiconductor module comprising a power semiconductor element configured to convert a direct current into an alternating current; and
a flow channel formation body on which the power semiconductor module is disposed,
wherein the power semiconductor module comprises a high thermal conductor which is disposed at a position between the semiconductor element and the flow channel formation body, and a sealing material that seals the power semiconductor element and the high thermal conductor,
the high thermal conductor comprises a fin protruding toward the flow channel formation body at a side of the flow channel formation body, and
a portion of the sealing material that surrounds and does not cover the high thermal conductor and a leading edge of the fin are on a same plane.

US Pat. No. 10,194,525

MULTILAYER WIRING BOARD, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MULTILAYER WIRING BOARD

HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY,...

1. A multilayer wiring board comprising:an odd number of wiring layers comprising:
a first wiring layer consisting essentially of a metal foil;
a first insulating layer disposed on the first wiring layer;
a central wiring layer disposed on the first insulating layer opposite the first wiring layer, the central wiring layer comprising:
a first side;
a second side opposite the first side;
a metal foil layer; and
a plating layer comprising a first interlayer connection, the first interlayer connection having a cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape comprising a taper penetrating the first insulating layer to establish interlayer connection between the central wiring layer and the first wiring layer,
wherein the metal foil layer of the central wiring layer is thinner than the first wiring layer;
a second insulating layer disposed on the central wiring layer opposite the first insulating layer;
a second wiring layer disposed on-the second insulating layer opposite the central wiring layer, the second wiring layer comprising:
a metal foil layer; and
a plating layer comprising a second interlayer connection, the second interlayer connection having a cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape comprising a taper penetrating the second insulating layer to establish interlayer connection between the central wiring layer and the second wiring layer,
wherein the first interlayer connection is disposed so as to connect to the first side of the central wiring layer and the second interlayer connection is disposed so as to connect to the second side of the central wiring layer, and direction of the tapers of the cross-sectionally trapezoidal shapes of the first and second interlayer connections are identical,
a third insulating layer disposed on the first wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers opposite the first insulating layer of the odd number of wiring layers; and
a third wiring layer disposed on the third insulating layer opposite the first wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers,
a third interlayer connection having a cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape comprising a taper penetrating the third insulating layer to establish interlayer connection between the first wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers and the third wiring layer, wherein the third interlayer connection penetrates the third wiring layer,
wherein the direction of the taper of the cross-sectionally trapezoidal shapes of each of the first and second interlayer connections and a direction of the taper of the cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape of the third interlayer connection are opposite each other,
a fourth insulating layer disposed on the second wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers opposite the second insulating layer; and
a fourth wiring layer disposed on the fourth insulating layer opposite the second wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers, and
a fourth interlayer connection having a cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape comprising a taper penetrating the fourth insulating layer to establish interlayer connection between the second wiring layer of the odd number of wiring layers and the fourth wiring layer,
wherein the direction of the taper of the cross-sectionally trapezoidal shapes of each of the first and second interlayer connects and a direction of the taper of the cross-sectionally trapezoidal shape of the fourth interlayer connection are identical, and
wherein each outermost layer of the multilayer wiring board is a wiring layer including a circuit pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,189,123

SYSTEM FOR OUT OF AUTOCLAVE BONDED REPAIRS

Airbus Operations SL, Ma...

1. A system for out of autoclave bonded repairs comprising:a first fixing structure configured to be fixed to a composite damaged area to be repaired, the first fixing structure including a frame and fixing parts attached to the frame;
a movable structure including:
a first rotating shaft connected to a first engine configured to rotate the first rotating shaft and attached to second fixing structures,
a tooling support attached to the first rotating shaft, wherein the tooling support includes a second rotating shaft connected to a second engine configured to rotate the second shaft, and the tooling support configured to mount tooling including at least one of a scanning tool, a milling tool, a patch cutting tool and a composite patch handle tool attached to the second rotating shaft, and
second fixing structures each including fixing parts linked to each other through a third rotating shaft connected to a third engine configured to rotate the third shaft been the fixing parts, wherein the second fixing structures are configured to be attached to either or both the frame of the fixing structure of the damaged part and a patch manufacturing structure;
wherein the first, second and third rotating shafts are each oriented along a different one of the three axes X, Y, Z according to a cartesian coordinate system for a three-dimensional space to move the tooling in three dimensions; and
the patch manufacturing structure including a fixing tool configured to fix the movable structure to the patch manufacturing structure.

US Pat. No. 10,194,567

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SHIELD CANS FOR BLOCKING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

369 TECH CO., LTD., Ansa...

1. A method of manufacturing a shield can for blocking electromagnetic waves, the shield can comprising a lid and a frame assembled to each other, the method comprising:supplying a first metal band for manufacturing the lid by intermittently drawing the first metal band from a bobbin around which the first metal band is wound in a roll shape, and supplying a second metal band for manufacturing the frame by intermittently drawing the second metal band from a bobbin around which the second metal band is wound in a roll shape;
pressing each of the first and second metal bands thus supplied so that the lid and the frame are continuously formed on the first and second metal bands and remain on the first and second metal bands by connection bands;
cleaning and drying the first and second metal bands thus pressed;
intermittently supplying the first metal band thus cleaned in an upper side, and intermittently supplying the second metal band in a lower side of the first metal band, in parallel to each other;
attaching a first shielding tape to a lower surface of the lid on the first metal band;
assembling the lid and the frame by cutting the connection bands of the lid to which the first shielding tape is attached and the frame to which the shielding tape is not attached; and
attaching a second shielding tape to a lower surface of the frame assembled to the lid.

US Pat. No. 10,194,524

ANTI-PAD FOR SIGNAL AND POWER VIAS IN PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An apparatus comprising: a plurality of layers in a printed circuit board comprising at least one power plane and at least one ground plane; a plurality of vias extending through said plurality of layers and connecting two or more of said layers, said plurality of vias comprising two pairs of differential signal vias and at least one pair of power vias interposed between said two pairs of differential signal vias, each of said pairs of differential signal vias aligned in a row with said pair of power vias; a plurality of ground vias surrounding said at least one pair of differential signal vias and said at least one pair of power vias; a bridging trace extending between said pair of power vias; wherein said ground plane comprises an anti-pad formed therein by an opening defined by removal of material, said two pairs of differential signal vias and said at least one pair of power vias extending through said anti-pad in said ground plane to reduce power via resonance; and at least one via extending through said ground plane and located outside of the anti-pad.

US Pat. No. 10,194,516

HIGH ACCESS CONSUMABLES FOR A PLASMA ARC CUTTING SYSTEM

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. A plasma torch extender for a plasma arc cutting system, the plasma torch extender comprising:an elongated body including a semi-rigid, positionable flexible section having an axis extending between a first end and a second end, the flexible section having a length of at least six inches and sufficient stiffness and ductility to enable manipulation at any point along its axis to form a three-dimensional bent axis, the flexible section adapted to be poseable across a plurality of orientations including at least a first movement spanning at least 90 degrees, between the first end and the second end, such that when manipulated the three-dimensional bent axis remains fixed;
a first connector at the first end of the elongated body directly connectible to a consumable set; and
a second connector at the second end of the elongated body directly connectible to a torch mount.

US Pat. No. 10,194,494

MICROWAVE COOKING DEVICE

MIDEA GROUP CO., LTD., F...

1. A microwave cooking device, comprising:a shell defining an air inlet and an air outlet therein;
a filter screen disposed at the air outlet; and
a ventilation grid assembly comprising:
a body defining a through hole therein and disposed on an outer surface of the shell, the through hole being opposite to the filter screen;
a cover plate disposed on the body and moveable between an open position where the through hole is opened by the cover plate and a closed position where the through hole is closed by the cover plate, wherein the cover plate defines a positioning hole and a snapping groove therein;
a first support disposed at a bottom wall of the through hole;
a positioning column defining a first end disposed on the first support and a second end which is a free end and is fitted within the positioning hole, the cover plate being rotatable relative to the second end of the positioning column;
a second support and a third support disposed at the bottom wall of the through hole and spaced apart from each other; and
a positioning pin defining a first end disposed on the second support and a second end disposed on the third support, and snap-fitted within the snapping groove, the cover plate being rotatable relative to the positioning pin.

US Pat. No. 10,191,744

APPARATUSES, METHODS, AND SYSTEMS FOR ELEMENT SORTING OF VECTORS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A processor comprising:a decoder to decode a single instruction into a decoded single instruction; and
an execution unit to execute the decoded single instruction to:
provide storage for a comparison matrix to store a comparison value for each element of an input vector compared against the other elements of the input vector,
perform a comparison operation on elements of the input vector corresponding to storage of comparison values above a main diagonal of the comparison matrix,
perform a different operation on elements of the input vector corresponding to storage of comparison values below the main diagonal of the comparison matrix, and
store results of the comparison operation and the different operation in the comparison matrix.

US Pat. No. 10,190,243

METHOD OF PREPARING OF NATURAL GRAPHENE CELLULOSE BLENDED MELTBLOWN NONWOVEN FABRIC

ACELON CHEMICALS AND FIBE...

1. A method of preparing natural graphene cellulose blended meltblown nonwoven fabric, which comprises the following steps:(a) combining a graphite powder with a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % of a first compound selected from the group consisting of sulfuric acid (H2SO4), hydrochloric acid (HCl), perchloric acid (HClO4), hydrogen iodide (HI), hydrofluoric acid (HF), and nitric acid (HNO3), then stirring for 30 minutes in an ice bath environment;
(b) adding a solution comprising 1 to 20 wt. % potassium permanganate (KMnO4) to the product of step (a), stirring for 1 to 2 hours, and adding distilled water, wherein the potassium permanganate solution is continuously added until reaction of the potassium permanganate and the product of step (a) and the distilled water is complete;
(c) adding a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to the product of step (b), wherein the hydrogen peroxide solution is added until reaction between the hydrogen peroxide and the product step (b) is complete and the mixture becomes green, then filtering the green solution into a cake;
(d) rinsing the cake of step (c) with a solution comprising 5 wt. % hydrochloric acid (HCl) to remove sulfate ions, then washing the cake with distilled water;
(e) drying the cake of step (d) in an oven at 40° C. for 2 hrs to obtain a dried solid graphite oxide;
(f) adding distilled water to the dried solid graphite oxide of step (e), wherein the distilled water is added up to 200 mls per 0.06 to 1.0 g of the dried solid graphite oxide, then treating by ultrasonic vibration for 30 minutes to obtain a graphite oxide solution having a graphite oxide concentration of 0.03 wt. % to 0.5 wt. %;
(g) adding a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % of a second compound selected from the group consisting of sodium borohydride (NaBH4), potassium borohydride (KBH4), lithium aluminum hydride (LiAlH4), and sodium citrate (C6H5Na3O7) to the graphite oxide solution of step (f), then treating by ultrasonic vibration for 30 to 60 minutes, wherein in the resulting solution, the ratio of graphene oxide to the second compound is 1:1 to 1:5 by weight;
(h) filtrating the product of step (g), washing the filtrate with water 3 to 5 times to remove the second compound, then back-filtrating to obtain a graphene solution;
(i) adding the graphene solution of step (h) to a slurry solution formed by mixing a pulp with N-methylmorpholine N-oxide (NMMO) and a stabilizer in an expansion dissolving tank, then mixing at 60 to 80° C., wherein the graphene solution of step (h) is added in a ratio of 0.11 to 5.0 wt. %, the pulp is selected from the group consisting of wood pulp, cotton pulp, bamboo pulp and a mixture of cotton and bamboo pulp, the pulp comprises ?-cellulose in an amount of 65% or more with a polymerization degree of 500 to 1500; and the NMMO has a concentration of 50% to 78%;
(j) removing water from the product of step (i) using a Thin Film Evaporator (TFE) and heating at 80 to 130° C., wherein the water is removed to 5% to 13% within 5 minutes and the cellulose is dissolved to form a spinning dope, and the amount ratio of each component among the components comprised in the dope is: water (H2O) 5% to 15%, N-methylmorpholine N-oxide (NMMO) 70% to 90%, and cellulose 5% to 15%;
(k) squeezing the spinning dope of step (j) from a spinning orifice using a meltblown process to form a natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand and piling into a fibrous network structure on a collector, which comprises pressuring the spinning dope by a metering pump, filtrating and degassing by a continuous filter (CPF), transporting the spinning dope into a spinning tank, continuously blowing hot air into the spinning orifice and outputting an air stream from the area surrounding the spinning orifice, forcing the spinning dope to be molten and squeezed to the outside of the spinning orifice to form a uniform natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand, and piling the filament strand onto a fibrous network structure on a collector; and
(l) spraying a water mist to force the natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand of step (k) into a coagulation liquid, solidifying, regenerating and washing the filament strand, and water needle punching, drying, oiling and coiling the filament strand to form a natural graphene cellulose blended meltblown nonwoven fabric, wherein the concentration of the coagulation liquid is between 2.0% to 10.0%, and after washing, the amount of residual NMMO solvent is less than 0.1%.

US Pat. No. 10,194,570

MOUNTER AND METHOD FOR INSPECTING SUCTION POSTURE OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENT USING MOUNTER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A mounter comprising:a head unit that includes a suction nozzle capable of picking up an electronic component and is configured to transfer the electronic component to a specified position on a circuit board;
an imaging device configured to image a pickup orientation of the electronic component picked up by the suction nozzle; and
circuitry configured to:
extract component data of the electronic component to be transferred by the head unit,
move the head unit to a component feeder that supplies the electronic component,
image a lower section of the suction nozzle using the imaging device and calculate a lower limit of the suction nozzle,
pick up the electronic component by lowering the suction nozzle,
image a side surface of the electronic component and the lower section of the suction nozzle using the imaging device,
compare a size of the image of the side surface of the electronic component to a predetermined threshold value,
process the image of the side surface of electronic component using a first image processing method to determine a thickness of the electronic component when the size of the image of the side surface of the electronic component is greater than the predetermined threshold,
process the image of the side surface of the electronic component using a second image processing method to determine the thickness of the electronic component when the size of the image of the side surface of the electronic component is less than the predetermined threshold,
compare the determined thickness of the electronic component with an allowance value, and
transfer the electronic component to the specified position on the circuit board when the determined thickness of the electronic component is less than the allowance value, wherein
the first image processing method includes a first image processing range and a first image processing accuracy, and the second image processing method includes a second image processing range and a second image processing accuracy, the second image processing range being greater than the first image processing range, and the first image processing accuracy being greater than the second image processing accuracy, and
an imaging range of the imaging device is fixed.

US Pat. No. 10,194,564

BACK TO BACK ELECTRONIC DISPLAY ASSEMBLY

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. A back to back electronic display assembly comprising:a first display assembly positioned back to back with a second display assembly;
an enclosed chamber positioned entirely between the first and second display assemblies, wherein said enclosed chamber is substantially sealed to prevent circulating air located within the enclosed chamber from exiting the enclosed chamber;
a first gap defined between the enclosed chamber and the first display assembly;
a second gap defined between the enclosed chamber and the second display assembly; and
a fan positioned to force external air through the first and second gaps.

US Pat. No. 10,194,512

NETWORK LIGHT SWITCH WITH MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL INTERFACE PORT

BELKIN INTERNATIONAL INC....

1. A network device comprising:a housing configured to be mounted into a wall, wherein the housing includes a room-facing side and a wall-facing side, and wherein the housing includes electrical connections for coupling with a line power;
a cover including a room-facing surface and a wall-facing surface, wherein the wall-facing surface of the cover is configured to be removably attached to the room-facing side of the housing;
an electronic display located on the room-facing surface of the cover; and
a processor electrically coupled with the electronic display, wherein the processor is configured to perform operations including:
outputting a representation of an electronic device on the electronic display, wherein the electronic device is associated with a state;
receiving input corresponding to a selection of the electronic device;
receiving input corresponding to a modification of the state of the electronic device; and
transmitting a signal corresponding to an instruction to modify the state of the electronic device, wherein receiving the instruction at the electronic device causes the electronic device to modify the state according to the instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,194,490

WIRED GLAZING AND A PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF

PILKINGTON GROUP LIMITED,...

1. A glazing, comprising:a ply of interlayer material;
a first busbar laid over the ply of interlayer material;
an adhesive layer between the first busbar and the ply of interlayer material, the adhesive layer bonding together the first busbar and the ply of interlayer material;
at least one heating wire laid over the first busbar;
an auxiliary busbar at least partly laid over the heating wire and at least partly laid over the first busbar;
and an auxiliary adhesive layer arranged where an edge of the auxiliary busbar extends beyond an edge of the first busbar;
wherein a solder layer suitable for melting in an autoclave covers at least part of a surface of the first busbar or the auxiliary busbar and is arranged to contact the heating wire;
wherein the auxiliary adhesive layer bonds the auxiliary busbar to the ply of interlayer material; and
wherein the solder layer covers both a surface of the first busbar in contact with the heating wire and an opposite surface of the first busbar, or wherein the solder layer covers both a surface of the auxiliary busbar in contact with the heating wire and anopposite surface of the auxiliary busbar.

US Pat. No. 10,194,465

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING USER TERMINAL SELECTION OPERATION AND BEAM FORMING OPERATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING MIMO TECHNOLOGY

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A method of transmitting feedback information by a receiving apparatus in a wireless communication system supporting a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) scheme, the method comprising:selecting an antenna group among one or more antenna groups, the one or more antenna groups being divided from a plurality of antenna included in a transmitting apparatus based on a number of receiving apparatuses and a number of feedback information bits; and
transmitting, to the transmitting apparatus, an antenna group identifier (ID) of the selected antenna group and the feedback information which includes information related to channel quality which the receiving apparatus is capable of acquiring if the at least one antenna of the selected antenna group is used,
wherein each of the antenna groups includes one or more antennas.

US Pat. No. 10,194,097

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR THE STORAGE OF OVERLAPPING REGIONS OF IMAGING DATA FOR THE GENERATION OF OPTIMIZED STITCHED IMAGES

GOPRO, INC., San Mateo, ...

1. An apparatus configured to stitch source images according to a first stitching quality, the apparatus comprising:two or more cameras characterized by two or more corresponding fields of view (FOVs), the two or more corresponding FOVs being characterized by at least one overlapping region;
a processor apparatus; and
a non-transitory computer readable medium in data communication with the processor apparatus and comprising one or more instructions which when executed by the processor apparatus, cause the apparatus configured to stitch source images to:
obtain two or more images from the two or more cameras;
identify the at least one overlapping region of the obtained two or more images;
post-process the obtained two or more images to create a post-processed image in accordance with the first stitching quality having a first confidence metric; and
store the post-processed image and one or more information associated with the identified at least one overlapping region, where the one or more information associated with the identified at least one overlapping region enables a re-stitch of the obtained two or more images in accordance with a second confidence metric, the second confidence metric being different than the first confidence metric.

US Pat. No. 10,191,998

METHODS OF DATA REDUCTION FOR PARALLEL BREADTH-FIRST SEARCH OVER GRAPHS OF CONNECTED DATA ELEMENTS

The United States of Amer...

1. A computer-implemented method of constructing a logical pathway between an initial search frontier and a target data element in an undirected graph of data elements, in a system comprising 1) a plurality of parallel processors each having a local memory, 2) an inter-processor communication (IPC) network, and 3) a master controller having a local memory and logically coupled to the plurality of parallel processors via the IPC network, the method comprising:receiving, at the master controller in the local memory, a data structure defining a symmetric matrix having size n×n, wherein the value of each matrix element corresponds to one of 1) a presence of, and 2) an absence of, an undirected edge between a pair of data elements in the graph of data elements defined by a row and a column of the matrix element;
receiving, at the master controller in the local memory, a first vector of length n, wherein the value of each element in the vector corresponds to one of 1) a presence of, and 2) an absence of, a data element of the graph of data elements in the initial search frontier;
at the master controller in the local memory, initializing 1) a counter variable and 2) a tracking array, wherein the tracking array contains array elements that are configured to track dimensionality reduction parameters for the matrix;
repeatedly performing the operations of:
multiplying a subset of the matrix defined by the array element corresponding to the counter variable, by a subset of the first vector defined by the array element corresponding to the counter variable, to generate a second vector corresponding to an updated search frontier corresponding to the counter variable, wherein multiplying the subset of the matrix by the subset of the first vector comprises:
providing, from the master controller via the IPC network to a first processor of the plurality of parallel processors, the first vector and at least one first portion of the matrix;
at the first processor in the first processor's local memory, multiplying the first vector by the at least one first portion of the matrix to produce a first result;
providing, from the first processor via the IPC network to the master controller, the first result;
providing, from the master controller via the IPC network to a second processor of the plurality of parallel processors, the first vector and at least one second portion of the matrix;
at the second processor in the second processor's local memory, multiplying the first vector by the at least one second portion of the matrix to produce a second result;
providing, from the second processor via the IPC network to the master controller, the second result; and
combining, at the master controller in the local memory, the first result and the second result to generate the second vector corresponding to the updated search frontier;
incrementing the counter variable;
updating the first vector based on the updated search frontier; and
updating an array element in the tracking array corresponding to the counter variable based on the non-zero values of the first vector, such that the updated array element corresponds to a larger dimensionality reduction of the matrix than the previously used array element;
until 1) the updated search frontier contains a non-zero element corresponding to the target data element, or 2) the matrix is reduced to a minimum dimension; and
constructing the logical pathway based on the tracking array.

US Pat. No. 10,191,316

COUPLING MECHANISM, BACKLIGHT MODULE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

RADIANT OPTO-ELECTRONICS ...

1. A coupling mechanism comprising:a back plate formed with at least one engaging hole; and
a frame unit having at least one frame body, and at least one engaging member that extends from said at least one frame body, and that engages said at least one engaging hole for coupling fixedly said at least one frame body to said back plate, said at least one frame body being deformable for disengaging said at least one engaging member from said at least one engaging hole, thereby permitting removal of said at least one frame body from said back plate,
wherein said at least one frame body and said back plate cooperatively define a gap therebetween,
wherein said at least one engaging member is disposed under said gap, and
wherein said frame unit further has a plurality of support members that are mounted to said at least one frame body, and that abut against said back plate so as to allow formation of said gap between said at least one frame body and said back plate.

US Pat. No. 10,190,848

ADJUSTABLE ZERO-STOP TURRET

Vista Outdoor Operations ...

1. A locking turret for an optical firearm scope, the turret defining a central vertical axis and comprising:a main screw rotatable about the central vertical axis;
a turret cover configured to be grasped by a user, the turret cover including a locking ring;
a turret housing including a locking-ring receiving portion configured to receive and engage the locking ring of the turret cover in a first, locked position, such that rotational movement of the turret cover is limited;
a linking structure comprising a base portion coupled to the main screw and an upper portion coupled to the turret cover, the upper portion being slidably coupled to the base portion so as to allow limited axial travel of the upper portion relative the base portion and the main screw, and thereby limit axial travel of the turret cover and prevent disengagement of the turret cover from the turret housing,
wherein the base portion of the linking structure defines a plurality of axial channels, and the upper portion is slidably coupled to the base portion by a plurality of slide fasteners, each of the plurality of slide fasteners having a portion projecting into one of the plurality of axial channels and a portion affixed to the upper portion such that both the plurality of slide fasteners and the upper portion are configured to travel axially together when the upper portion travels in an axial direction.

US Pat. No. 10,190,242

METHOD OF PREPARING OF NATURAL GRAPHENE CELLULOSE BLENDED SPUNBOND NONWOVEN FABRIC

ACELON CHEMICALS AND FIBE...

1. A method of preparing natural graphene cellulose blended spunbond nonwoven fabric, which comprises the following steps:(a) combining a graphite powder with a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % of a first compound selected from the group consisting of sulfuric acid (H2SO4), hydrochloric acid (HCl), perchloric acid (HClO4), hydrogen iodide (HI), hydrofluoric acid (HF), and nitric acid (HNO3), then stirring for 30 minutes in an ice bath environment;
(b) adding a solution comprising 1 to 20 wt. % potassium permanganate (KMnO4) to the product of step (a), stirring for 1 to 2 hours, and adding distilled water, wherein the potassium permanganate solution is continuously added until reaction of the potassium permanganate and the product of step (a) and the distilled water is complete;
(c) adding a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to the product of step (b), wherein the hydrogen peroxide solution is added until reaction between the hydrogen peroxide and the product step (b) is complete and the mixture becomes green, then filtering the green solution into a cake;
(d) rinsing the cake of step (c) with a solution comprising 5 wt. % hydrochloric acid (HCl) to remove sulfate ions, then washing the cake with distilled water;
(e) drying the cake of step (d) in an oven at 40° C. for 2 hrs to obtain a dried solid graphite oxide;
(f) adding distilled water to the dried solid graphite oxide of step (e), wherein the distilled water is added up to 200 mls per 0.06 to 1.0 g of the dried solid graphite oxide, then treating by ultrasonic vibration for 30 minutes to obtain a graphite oxide solution having a graphite oxide concentration of 0.03 wt. % to 0.5 wt. %;
(g) adding a solution comprising 1 to 10 wt. % of a second compound selected from the group consisting of sodium borohydride (NaBH4), potassium borohydride (KBH4), lithium aluminum hydride (LiAlH4), and sodium citrate (C6H5Na3O7) to the graphite oxide solution of step (f), then treating by ultrasonic vibration for 30 to 60 minutes, wherein in the resulting solution, the ratio of graphene oxide to the second compound is 1:1 to 1:5 by weight;
(h) filtrating the product of step (g), washing the filtrate with water 3 to 5 times to remove the second compound, then back-filtrating to obtain a graphene solution;
(i) adding the graphene solution of step (h) to a slurry solution formed by mixing a pulp with N-methylmorpholine N-oxide (NMMO) and a stabilizer in an expansion dissolving tank, then mixing at 60 to 80° C., wherein the graphene solution of step (h) is added in a ratio of 0.11 to 5.0 wt. %, the pulp is selected from the group consisting of wood pulp, cotton pulp, bamboo pulp and a mixture of cotton and bamboo pulp, the pulp comprises ?-cellulose in an amount of 65% or more with a polymerization degree of 500 to 1500; and the NMMO has a concentration of 50% to 78%;
(j) removing water from the product of step (i) using a Thin Film Evaporator (TFE) and heating at 80 to 130° C., wherein the water is removed to 5% to 13% within 5 minutes and the cellulose is dissolved to form a spinning dope, and the amount ratio of each component among the components comprised in the dope is: water (H2O) 5% to 15%, N-methylmorpholine N-oxide (NMMO) 70% to 90%, and cellulose 5% to 15%;
(k) Squeezing the spinning dope of step (j) from a spinning orifice by using a spunbond process to form a natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand, which comprises pressuring the spinning dope by a metering pump, filtering and degassing by a continuous filter (CPF), transporting the spinning dope into a spinning tank, and stretching the spinning dope outward by air gap cooling through the spinning orifice, to form a natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand; and
(l) feeding the natural graphene cellulose blended filament strand of step (k) into a coagulation liquid, solidifying and regenerating the filament strand, stretching the filament strand under high pressure and high speed by an air stream drafting device, stacking the filament strand on a collection web to form a fibrous network structure, and washing, water needle punching, drying, oiling and coiling the fibrous network structure to form a natural graphene cellulose blended spunbond nonwoven fabric, wherein the concentration of the coagulation liquid is between 2.0% to 10.0%, and after washing, the amount of residual NMMO solvent is less than 0.1%.

US Pat. No. 10,189,852

PROCESS FOR IMPROVED OXYMORPHONE SYNTHESIS

RHODES TECHNOLOGIES, Cov...

1. A process for preparing oxymorphone or a salt or solvate thereof from oripavine, the process comprising or consisting of the steps
(a) oxidizing the oripavine to 14-hydroxymorphinone;
(b) adding an acid H+nXn? to the reaction mixture before, during and/or after the oxidation reaction;
(c) optionally precipitating the resulting 14-hydroxymorphinone as 14-hydroxymorphinone salt or a solvate thereof;
(d) optionally isolating the precipitated 14-hydroxymorphinone salt or solvate thereof;
(e) providing a solution or suspension of the 14-hydroxymorphinone salt or a solvate thereof;
(f) adding trifluoroacetic acid and/or glycol;
(g) reducing the 14-hydroxymorphinone present in the solution or suspension to the oxymorphone by hydrogenation; and
(h) optionally adding a base, thus raising the pH where the oxymorphone precipitates as its free base, and isolating the oxymorphone as its free base or a solvate thereof,
wherein
Xn? is an anion selected from the group consisting of Cl?, HSO4?, SO42?, methanesulfonate, tosylate, trifluoroacetate, H2PO4?, HPO42?, PO43?, oxalate, perchlorate, and any mixtures thereof; and
n is 1, 2, or 3.

US Pat. No. 10,189,654

TEST DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING, VERIFYING, AND/OR MANAGING ACCURACY

UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENTS COR...

1. A method comprising:picking a component with a pick and place nozzle of a pick and place machine, the component including a first magnetic element; and
placing the component on a surface of a test device with the pick and place nozzle, the test device including a second magnetic element, wherein a vacuum holding force of the pick and place nozzle when holding the component exceeds a force of magnetic attraction between the first magnetic element and the second magnetic element after the component is placed on the surface, wherein the surface is made of glass, and wherein the second magnetic element is a ferromagnetic layer that is located under the surface.

US Pat. No. 10,189,149

RETENTION APPARATUS FOR PORTIONS OF ADJUSTABLE WRENCH

Thru Tubing Solutions, In...

1. A restraint apparatus, the apparatus comprising:at least one restraint device attached to at least one part of an adjustable wrench to limit the displacement of a broken portion of the adjustable wrench relative to the adjustable wrench after the adjustable wrench fractures, the adjustable wrench comprises:
a handle having a handle end and a flat serrated jaw surface;
an L-shaped movable jaw having a hook portion, a lever arm, and a serrated jaw, the lever arm having a terminal end; and
a projection extending from the handle having a tunnel therein for accepting the lever arm of the L-shaped movable jaw;
wherein the restraint device includes a strip of material that extends around the lever arm and the hook portion of the L-shaped movable jaw.
US Pat. No. 10,188,600

STABLE LIQUID ANTIBODY FORMULATION

Pfizer Inc., New York, N...

1. A liquid composition comprising;about 2.5 mg/ml to about 20 mg/ml of an anti-NGF antibody,
about 80 mg/ml to 85 mg/ml trehalose dihydrate,
about 9.0 mM to 10.0 mM histidine buffer,
about 0.05 mg/ml to 0.1 mg/ml disodium EDTA, and
about 0.01 mg/ml to 0.15 mg/ml polysorbate 20 (PS20),
wherein the pH of said composition is from 5.8 to 6.8, wherein the antibody comprises a heavy chain variable region amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 1, and a light chain variable region amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 2.
US Pat. No. 10,189,896

ANTIBODY TO GDF8 AND USES THEREOF

PFIZER INC., New York, N...

1. A method of detecting GDF-8 in a sample, comprising contacting a sample suspected of containing GDF-8 with a capture reagent and detecting GDF-8 in said sample, wherein the capture reagent is an antibody or antigen-binding fragment thereof that specifically binds GDF-8 comprising an antibody variable heavy (VH) region comprising the first, second and third complementarity determining regions (CDRs) from the VH region defined by the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:14 or SEQ ID NO:17, and an antibody variable light (VL) region comprising the first, second and third CDRs from the VL region defined by the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:16 or SEQ ID NO:18.

US Pat. No. 10,194,568

SEMI-FINISHED PRODUCT MADE FROM COMPOSITE MATERIAL, COMPRISING A FLEXIBLE ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING FILM

Compagnie Plastic Omnium,...

1. A semi-finished product made from a composite material including a thermoplastic or thermosetting matrix and reinforcement fillers, the semi-finished product comprising:a plurality of strips of an electromagnetic shielding film in a thickness of the semi-finished product, the electromagnetic shielding film including holes;
wherein the plurality of strips have a non-zero overlap; and
wherein the electromagnetic shielding film is not flat.

US Pat. No. 10,194,566

FEED-THROUGH

HANS-ERIK JOHANSSON I HAG...

1. A feed-through for providing electromagnetic shielding, comprising:a frame that comprises an opening; and
an assembly comprising two or more joining parts configured to form one or more elongated waveguides, the joining parts being made of a conductive metal, divisible along a length of the one or more elongated waveguides and capable of surrounding one or more signal leads, wherein the joining parts are configured to be attached to each other, wherein the assembly is configured to be attached to the frame via one or more flanges to allow the one or more signal leads to pass through the opening in the frame and through one of the one or more elongated waveguides, and wherein the opening in the frame has a larger maximum transversal extension than the maximum transversal extension of the one or more elongated waveguides.

US Pat. No. 10,194,565

ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE SHIELDING APPARATUS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding apparatus comprising:a cage structure having an opening at a first end and a second end opposite to the first end, and configured to contain one or more electrical components that emit electromagnetic energy and a connector for the one or more electrical components, wherein the first end is configured to receive a pluggable module that is to connect to the one or more electrical components; and
a filler assembly disposed in the opening, wherein the filler assembly includes a plurality of sheet spring members extending from the first end into the opening, the plurality of sheet spring members being biased against each other to fully close the opening of the cage structure when the pluggable module is not inserted in the opening.

US Pat. No. 10,194,561

EXFOLIATED GRAPHITE MATERIALS AND COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND DEVICES FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT

Terrella Energy Systems L...

1. A composite material comprising:(a) a flexible graphite material comprising graphite flakes, said flexible graphite material comprising a first major surface and a second major surface; and
(b) a first perforated material comprising:
(i) a first major surface;
(ii) a second major surface; and
(iii) a plurality of apertures;wherein said first perforated material is embedded in said first major surface of said flexible graphite material so that said first major surface of said first perforated material is in contact with said first major surface of said flexible graphite material, and said plurality of apertures in said first perforated material are substantially filled with said flexible graphite material.

US Pat. No. 10,194,555

SERVER SLIDING RAIL QUICK RELEASE MOUNTING STRUCTURE

GSLIDE CORPORATION, New ...

1. A server sliding rail quick release mounting structure, comprising two server sliding rail assemblies each consisting of an inner sliding rail, an intermediate sliding rail and an outer sliding rail, a connecting frame affixed to said intermediate sliding rail of each said server sliding rail assembly, at least one engagement plate and a horizontal insertion groove arranged on said outer sliding rail of each said server sliding rail assembly, a support bar set, a first quick release detachably connecting one end of said support bar set to said engagement plate and said horizontal insertion groove at said outer sliding rail of the other said server sliding rail assembly, and a second quick release detachably connecting an opposite end of said support bar set to said connecting frame at said intermediate sliding rail of one said server sliding rail assembly, said connecting frame comprising a connecting plate having one end thereof fixedly fastened to one end of the associating said intermediate sliding rail, a lug extended from said connecting plate and having a pivot hole wherein the server sliding rail quick release mounting structure further comprises:a connection plate comprising a first connection plate wall and a second connection plate wall connected at a right angle, said first connection plate wall fixedly connected to one end of said support bar set, said second connection plate wall having a top end thereof pivotally connected to a retaining element and an adjustment member;
said retaining element having a through hole pivotally connected to said second connection plate wall of said connection plate, a protruded engagement portion spaced above the through hole of said retaining element and adapted for engaging said adjustment member, and a finger gripping strip located at a top side thereof; and
said adjustment member comprising a base panel, opposing top and bottom panels respectively and perpendicularly extended from opposing top and bottom sides of said base panel, a middle part of said base panel pivotally connected to said connection plate and said retaining element, a top retaining slot located at a junction between said base panel and said top panel and a bottom retaining slot located on the junction between said base panel and said bottom panel, said top retaining slot and said bottom retaining slot being so arranged that when said adjustment member is rotated through 180°, said engagement portion of said retaining element is selectively engaged into said top retaining slot or said bottom retaining slot, said top panel and said bottom panel of said adjustment member further being pivotally connected to said first quick release.

US Pat. No. 10,194,551

MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR MECHANICAL-SHOCK RESISTANT PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (PCB)

AEROVIRONMENT, INC., Sim...

1. A shock resistant fuselage system, comprising:first and second fuselage side walls, each of the first and second fuselage side walls having a plurality of guide posts and at least one fixed post;
a printed circuit board (PCB) rigidly attached to at least one of the first and second fuselage side walls, the PCB having a plurality of guide slots and at least one mounting hole, wherein each of the plurality of guide posts is slideably seated in a respective one of the plurality of guide slots, and wherein each fixed post of the least one fixed post is fixedly seated in a respective one of the at least one mounting hole; and
a plurality of electrical components mounted to the PCB such that a larger proportion of larger electrical components of the plurality of electrical components are mounted at a PCB front end than a PCB rear end;
wherein elastic deformation of the PCB is guided by the guide slots between the first and second fuselage side walls.

US Pat. No. 10,194,541

FASTENING ASSEMBLY, HOLDING MECHANISM, BRACKET AND REMOTE CONTROLLER USING THE HOLDING MECHANISM

SZ DJI TECHNOLOGY CO., LT...

1. A remote controller comprising:a remote controller body;
a control stick provided on the remote controller body; and
a bracket mounted on the remote controller body, the bracket comprising:
a connecting frame; and
a holding mechanism comprising:
a first clamping member rotatably connected to the connecting frame and comprising a first clamping part;
a second clamping member comprising a second clamping part and a limiting part, the second clamping member being slidably mounted on the first clamping member and configured to adjust a spacing between the second clamping part and the first clamping part;
a limiter rotatably provided on the first clamping member, and the limiter being fitted with the limiting part and configured to limit a relative sliding position of the first and second clamping members, wherein the limiter is configured to be separated from the limiting part in response to the limiter being pressed or to be snapped with the limiting part in response to the limiter being released.

US Pat. No. 10,194,527

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING STRETCHABLE CIRCUIT BOARD AND STRETCHABLE CIRCUIT BOARD

NIPPON MEKTRON, LTD., To...

1. A stretchable circuit board comprising:a first sheet member including a first main surface having a terminal portion formed thereon;
a second sheet member having a main surface and stretchability higher than that of the first sheet member, and joined to the first sheet member;
the main surface of the second sheet member opposed to the main surface of the first sheet member includes a stretchable wiring portion which is a printed pattern including a resin binder and a conductive material, wherein the stretchable wiring portion directly contacts the terminal portion between the first sheet member and the second sheet member, and
wherein the stretchable wiring portion is a series of layers from the terminal portion to an area on the second sheet member that does not overlap with the first sheet member, and the stretchable wiring portion has a constant width when viewed from above.

US Pat. No. 10,194,518

NOISE BASED FREQUENCY TUNING AND IDENTIFICATION OF PLASMA CHARACTERISTICS

Advanced Energy Industrie...

1. A non-transitory, tangible computer readable storage medium, encoded with machine readable instructions to perform a method for automated frequency tuning of a power generation system, the method comprising:applying a primary power signal at a primary frequency to a plasma load, either directly or through a matching network;
applying a secondary power signal at one or more secondary frequencies to the plasma load wherein power produced at the secondary frequencies is lower than power produced at the primary frequency;
monitoring a measure of performance;
identifying an optimum frequency corresponding to a global optimum of the measure of performance; and
adjusting the primary frequency towards the optimum frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,194,517

PLASMA ARC CUTTING SYSTEM, CONSUMABLES AND OPERATIONAL METHODS

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. An electrode for a liquid cooled plasma arc torch, the electrode comprising:a body having a longitudinal axis defining a first end, a second end, and a middle portion between the first and second ends;
a first sealing element disposed on an exterior of the body near the first end of the body, the first sealing element configured to provide a liquid seal;
a second sealing element disposed on the exterior of the body, the second sealing element located in the middle portion between the first sealing element and the second end of the body along the longitudinal axis, the second sealing element configured to provide a first gas seal to a swirl gas chamber and defining a portion of the swirl gas chamber; and
a third sealing element disposed on the exterior of the body, the third sealing element located between the second sealing element and the second end of the body along the longitudinal axis, the third sealing element configured to provide a second gas seal to the swirl gas chamber and defining a portion of the swirl gas chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,194,514

ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE GROUNDING FOR HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE EQUIPMENT

Rockwell Automation Techn...

1. A human machine interface (HMI) device comprising:an HMI component assembly;
a non-conductive bezel having at least one mounting hole; and
an electrostatic charge grounding system;
wherein the HMI component assembly comprises an HMI component having an outer surface and a non-conductive overlay having an outer surface and an inner surface, the overlay inner surface affixed to the HMI component outer surface;
wherein the electrostatic charge grounding system comprises:
a conductive coating covering the non-conductive overlay outer surface;
a grounded conductor, wherein the grounded conductor comprises a conductive paint layer covering the non-conductive bezel and the mounting hole; and
an electrostatic charge routing system electrically connecting the conductive coating to the grounded conductor through the non-conductive overlay, and wherein the electrostatic charge routing system include a conductive epoxy filling at least a portion of the mounting hole, and a conductive conduit electrically connecting the conductive coating to the conductive epoxy.

US Pat. No. 10,194,508

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POWERING AND CONTROLLING AN LED LIGHTING NETWORK HAVING ONE LED PER PORT AND CONTROLLER NOT CONNECTED TO INTERNET

IDS-IP Holdings LLC, Ced...

1. A system for powering and controlling a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting network not capable of connecting to the Internet, the system comprising:at least one controller;
at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply having a plurality of Power-over Ethernet (PoE) ports;
at least one line card operably connected to the at least one controller;
at least one structured cabling network operably connected to the at least one controller and the at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply; and
one LED fixture per Power-over Ethernet (PoE) port operably connected to the at least one line card;
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to set a light output of the one LED fixture per Power-over Ethernet (PoE) port; and
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to the at least one line card for managing power that is distributed to the one LED fixture per Power-over Ethernet (PoE) port.

US Pat. No. 10,194,495

METHOD FOR ADDRESSING MISALIGNMENT OF LEDS ON A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A method comprising:mounting one or more light emitting diodes (LEDs) on a printed circuit board, the printed circuit board having a first alignment feature;
optically sensing a position of the one or more LEDs mounted on the printed circuit board;
modifying the first alignment feature on the printed circuit hoard, based on the optical sensing of the position of the one or more LEDs, to form a modified alignment feature on the printed circuit board that modifies the space made available by the first alignment feature; and
aligning secondary optics with the one or more LEDs by mounting the printed circuit board on a support surface using the modified alignment feature such that a misalignment of the LEDs on the printed circuit board is offset by the modified alignment feature.

US Pat. No. 10,194,492

INDUCTION COIL ASSEMBLY FOR AN INDUCTION COOKING HOB

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. An induction coil assembly for an induction cooking hob, whereinthe induction coil assembly comprises at least one coil winding, at least one lower electrically isolating sheet and at least one thermally insulating sheet,
the at least one coil winding is dedicated to one lower electrically isolating sheet and one thermally insulating sheet,
the at least one coil winding is arranged above the dedicated lower electrically isolating sheet,
the thermally insulating sheet is arranged above the at least one coil winding,
the induction coil assembly comprises a carrier plate,
the carrier plate is provided for supporting the lower electrically isolating sheet, the at least one coil winding and the thermally insulating sheet,
the carrier plate is made of a metal sheet or of a plastic sheet,
the induction coil assembly comprises at least two power cables connected to the at least one coil winding and connectable or connected to a power supply unit of the induction cooking hob,
the induction coil assembly is installable or installed within the induction cooking hob and between a coil carrier and a glass ceramic panel of said induction cooking hob, and
the power cables are at least partially arranged at a bottom side of the carrier plate and act as spring elements, so that the induction coil assembly is pressed or pressable against the glass ceramic panel of the induction cooking hob.

US Pat. No. 10,194,491

INDUCTION HEAT GENERATION ROLLER DEVICE

TOKUDEN CO., LTD., Kyoto...

1. An induction heat generation roller device, comprising:a roller main body adapted to be rotatably supported;
an induction heat generator provided within the roller main body and having an induction coil for heating the roller main body inductively;
a cooling mechanism configured to introduce a coolant mist at a coolant mist introduction timing into a clearance portion between the roller main body and the induction heat generator for cooling the roller main body;
an AC voltage application part configured to apply an AC voltage to the induction coil, and vaporizes the coolant mist that has condensed; and
a DC voltage application part configured to apply a DC voltage to the induction coil at a DC voltage introduction timing that is in a timed relationship with the coolant mist introduction timing.

US Pat. No. 10,194,486

CONJOINED CLASS-BASED NETWORKING

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for maintaining information regarding communication links between a plurality of nodes in a wireless network, the method implemented by a first node comprising:for each communication link that is established with one or more other nodes, recording an identification of the other nodes;
receiving a message, by the first node from another node via the communication link with the other node, the message including a network pathway by which the message was communicated in the wireless network;
communicating another message to a destination node in the wireless network that is intended for receipt by the destination node, the communicating of the message by the first node including:
determining whether one or more network pathways from the first node to the destination node are known by the first node;
determining a preferred network pathway from the known network pathways; and
communicating the message to the destination node via the preferred network pathway in the wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,194,457

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROACTIVE ALLOCATION OF UPLINK RESOURCES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for proactive allocation of uplink transmission resources to a wireless device, wherein the wireless device transmits periodic uplink data traffic, the method being performed in a radio access node in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:estimating a transmission phase for the periodic uplink data traffic by, for two or more transmission periods, adjusting timing of an uplink transmission resource allocation for the wireless device in a subsequent transmission period depending on whether an uplink transmission resource allocated in a previous transmission period was used by the wireless device or not; and
proactively allocating uplink transmission resources to the wireless device, such that a timing of the proactively allocated uplink transmission resources matches the estimated transmission phase,
wherein estimating the transmission phase further comprises allocating a first and second uplink transmission resource in each transmission period, and adjusting a timing of the first and/or the second uplink transmission resource allocation depending on which of the uplink transmission resources allocated in a previous transmission period was used by the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,194,443

TRANSMITTER AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A transmitter comprising:an output terminal;
a driver that performs transition of a voltage of the output terminal among a plurality of voltages; and
a controller that controls the driver to cause transition start timing in one voltage transition among the plurality of voltages to be later than transition start timing in another voltage transition,
wherein a first transition start timing in voltage transition from the first voltage or the second voltage to the third voltage is earlier than a second transition start timing in voltage transition between the first voltage and the second voltage, so as to cause an end timing of the first transition and a cross timing of the second transition to substantially match.

US Pat. No. 10,193,523

FILTER CHIP AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A FILTER CHIP

SnapTrack, Inc., San Die...

1. A filter chip,comprising an interconnection of at least one first and one second resonator operating with bulk acoustic waves,
wherein the first resonator operating with bulk acoustic waves comprises a first piezoelectric layer that is structured in such a way that the first resonator has a lower resonant frequency than the second resonator,
wherein the first piezoelectric layer forms a phononic bandgap structure.

US Pat. No. 10,193,190

BATTERY CONTROL SYSTEM

HITACHI, LTD., Tokyo (JP...

1. A battery control system comprising:a plurality of battery cell management devices that are provided respectively corresponding to a plurality of battery cell groups each constituted by one or a plurality of battery cells and that each acquire a measurement result of a state of charge of the one or the plurality of battery cells of corresponding one of the plurality of battery cell groups; and
an assembled battery management device that performs wireless communication with the plurality of battery cell management devices,
wherein when the wireless communication with any of the plurality of battery cell management devices is impossible, the assembled battery management device performs the wireless communication with the any of the plurality of battery cell management devices through one of the plurality of battery cell management devices except the any of the plurality of battery cell management devices,
wherein the assembled battery management device periodically repeats the wireless communication performed once with each of the plurality of battery cell management devices and, when a number of successive communication errors or a ratio of communication errors with respect to any of the plurality of battery cell management devices is greater than or equal to a predetermined threshold value, determines that the wireless communication is impossible with the any of the plurality of battery cell management devices.

US Pat. No. 10,192,749

DRY-ETCHING METHOD

Hitachi High-Technologies...

1. A dry-etching method for performing plasma etching of a film, deposited on a sample mounted on a sample stage, to a prescribed depth using a mask, comprising:a first process of etching the film using a reactive gas to cause an etching profile of the film to a depth to be formed in a footing profile at a pressure while supplying a first radio frequency power to the sample stage, the footing profile having corner portions formed along a sidewall portion of the film; and
a second process of, after the first process, sputtering etching the film, that has been subjected to the first process, using only an Ar gas while supplying a second radio frequency power, higher than the first radio frequency power, to the sample stage to remove the corner portions of the footing profile to form a vertical profile by selectively removing the corner portions relative to the mask by using only the Ar gas without any reactive gas at the higher second radio frequency power,
wherein the first process and the second process are repeated until the prescribed depth is reached, where the first process determines a new depth until the prescribed depth is reached and the second process changes the footing profile into the vertical profile after each time the new depth is determined by the first process.

US Pat. No. 10,192,590

DIFFERENTIAL VOLTAGE GENERATOR

GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC., Gr...

1. A differential voltage generator comprising:a voltage input;
a first offset element and a second offset element connected to the voltage input;
a first output connected to the first offset element;
a second output connected to the second offset element and to the voltage input, wherein the voltage input is capable of receiving an initial target voltage and providing the initial target voltage to the first offset element and the second offset element, the first offset element includes first transistors, the second offset element includes second transistors, each of the first transistors is capable of changing the initial target voltage by a different incremental amount to change the initial target voltage to an altered target voltage, the second transistors are capable of removing a current generated by the first transistors thereby causing an opposite current and leaving the initial target voltage unaffected on the second output, each of the first transistors has a corresponding pair transistor in the second transistors that causes the same current flow, the first output is capable of outputting the altered target voltage, and the second output is capable of outputting the initial target voltage; and
a multiplexor connected to the first transistors and the second transistors, the multiplexor is capable of selecting, in response to selection signals, pairs of the first transistors and the second transistors that generate the same current.

US Pat. No. 10,192,478

LED DISPLAY WITH PATTERNED PIXEL LANDINGS AND PRINTED LEDS

NTHDEGREE TECHNOLOGIES WO...

1. A method of forming an illuminating device comprising:providing a substrate having an array of conductive landings forming pixel locations on a first surface of the substrate, the substrate further having conductive traces electrically connected to associated ones of the conductive landings;
blanket-printing an ink containing inorganic light emitting diode (LED) dies over the array of conductive landings, the ink being an LED ink, the LED dies comprising singulated dies having at least an n-type layer, a p-type layer, a top electrode, and a bottom electrode;
curing the LED ink such that the bottom electrodes of the LED dies electrically contact an underlying conductive landing; and
forming a transparent conductor layer overlying the LED dies to electrically contact the top electrodes of the LED dies, wherein the LED dies overlying an individual conductive landing are connected in parallel and are energized by a voltage across the transparent conductor layer and an associated trace connected to the individual conductive landing.

US Pat. No. 10,192,405

GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING A MULTI-PLAY GAME HAVING RANDOMLY-INCREASABLE AND RANDOMLY-DISTRIBUTABLE PERSISTENT MODIFIERS

IGT, Las Vegas, NV (US)

1. A gaming system comprising:a processor; and
a memory device that stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:
determine whether a modifier distribution event occurred for a first play of a game including a first outcome-generating element and a second outcome-generating element;
responsive to determining that the modifier distribution event did not occur for the first play of the game, maintain a plurality of persistent modifiers for a second play of the game;
responsive to determining that the modifier distribution event occurred for the first play of the game:
select one of the plurality of persistent modifiers;
determine a first individual modifier based on a first portion of the selected persistent modifier; and
determine a second individual modifier based on a second portion of the selected persistent modifier;
randomly determine a first outcome for the first outcome-generating element and cause a display device to display the first outcome;
randomly determine a second outcome for the second outcome-generating element and cause the display device to display the second outcome;
determine any first awards based on the first outcome and, if the modifier distribution event occurred for the first play of the game, the first individual modifier; and
determine any second awards based on the second outcome and, if the modifier distribution event occurred for the first play of the game, the second individual modifier.

US Pat. No. 10,191,780

MASS MIGRATION OF DESKTOP DEPLOYMENTS TO VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURES

VMware, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A method comprising:using specified network search criteria to identify a plurality of physical machines on a computer network, wherein each physical machine is associated with a corresponding desktop of a particular user of the physical machine;
providing an agent module for installation on each of the identified plurality of physical machines, wherein each agent identifies non-operating system user data for each particular user of the plurality of physical machines and generates a respective virtual disk image file for the identified non-operating system user data for each particular user;
determining a destination pool, the destination pool comprising a plurality of virtual machines, wherein each virtual machine has a main virtual disk image that contains operating system and application files;
for each main virtual disk image, coupling the virtual disk image file to a respective virtual machine of the plurality of virtual machines as a user data disk, wherein the virtual disk image file is an ancillary disk for the virtual machine; and
permitting each user to remotely access a virtual desktop generated by the particular virtual machine coupled to the user data disk of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,191,411

REMAINING TONER CONVEYING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Canon Finetech Nisca Inc....

1. A remaining toner conveying apparatus comprising:an introducing portion configured to introduce a developer remaining on an image bearing member without being transferred; and
a conveying portion configured to convey the developer introduced by the introducing portion toward a discharge portion, the conveying portion conveying the developer so that a conveyance amount of the developer per predetermined time in a first conveyance path is less than a conveyance amount per the predetermined time of the developer in a second conveyance path which is downstream of the first conveyance path in a direction of the conveying,
wherein the conveying portion is configured such that a conveying speed of the developer in the first conveyance path is a speed for conveying the toner introduced by the introducing portion and polishing the surface of the image bearing member.

US Pat. No. 10,190,935

GAS LEAK DETECTION DEVICE AND GAS LEAK DETECTION METHOD

Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo (JP...

1. A gas leak detection device used for gas insulation electric equipment in which a conductor is installed inside a gas pressure container where insulating gas is sealed, and detects a leak of the insulating gas, comprising:a pressure sensor that measures a gas pressure value inside the gas pressure container;
a temperature sensor that measures an external temperature of the gas pressure container having a correlation with a gas temperature inside the gas pressure container, wherein the gas leak detection device corrects a gas pressure value measured by the pressure sensor to a gas pressure value of a reference temperature based on said external temperature measured by the temperature sensor and detects a leak of the insulating gas based on the corrected gas pressure value, and the gas leak detection device includes
a current data capturing section that captures a current value flowing in the conductor;
a collecting section including an A/D converter, the collecting section connected to the pressure sensor, the temperature sensor, and the current data capturing section to periodically collect data from the gas pressure sensor, the temperature sensor, and the current data capturing section;
a learning section, configured with a recording section, molar capacity and gas temperature calculation sections, and a gas temperature database, that obtains data written by the collecting section in a learning period, the learning section having a database with a correlation between a gas temperature inside the gas pressure container and an external temperature of the gas pressure container corresponding to the current value to make database in a learning period, and
a diagnosis section that extracts from the gas temperature database a gas temperature corresponding to the captured current value and said external temperature of the gas pressure container measured by the temperature sensor from the learning section in a diagnosis period, corrects the gas pressure value corresponding to the external temperature using the gas temperature corresponding to the captured current value to the gas pressure value of the reference temperature, and detects a leak of the insulating gas based on the corrected gas pressure value.

US Pat. No. 10,190,732

LED TUBE LAMP

JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING EL...

1. An LED tube lamp, comprising:a tube comprising:
a main body region;
two rear end regions respectively at two ends of the main body region; and
two transition regions respectively between the main body region and the two rear end regions,
wherein an outer diameter of each of the rear end regions is less than that of the main body region;
two end caps respectively sleeving the two rear end regions, each of the end caps being made of metal and comprising an electrically insulation member and two conductive pins, wherein
each of the electrically insulation members being fixed to a respective end of the end cap, and the conductive pins extend from the electrically insulation member,
a hot melt adhesive adhered to each of the rear end regions, wherein the hot melt adhesive is enclosed by the corresponding transition region, the corresponding rear end region, and the corresponding end cap; and
an LED light strip in the tube, the LED light strip being provided with a plurality of LED light sources disposed thereon;
wherein a creepage distance between the conductive pin and the corresponding metal made end cap is at least 3.2 mm and not more than 12.5 mm.

US Pat. No. 10,190,290

LOCK ASSEMBLY FOR A WEAR MEMBER

Bradken Resources Pty Lim...

1. A lock assembly for locking a wear member to excavation equipment, the assembly comprising first and second bodies configured to be assembled together in an assembled condition to form a lock, the lock being elongated in a direction of a longitudinal axis of the lock, the lock being adjustable between first and second configurations of the first and second bodies, wherein adjustment of the lock from the first configuration to the second configuration comprises translation of the first body with respect to the second body along a translation axis that is transverse to the longitudinal axis of the lock to extend the lock in the direction of the lock's longitudinal axis.

US Pat. No. 10,189,106

REDUCED ENERGY WELDING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Illinois Tool Works Inc.,...

1. A welding system comprising:power conversion circuitry configured to convert incoming power from a source to welding power;
control circuitry coupled to the power conversion circuitry and configured to:
compute command signals via a control process to control the welding power output by the power conversion circuitry in a welding operation, the control process comprising closed loop control of voltage, detection of a predetermined rate of change of a welding parameter, suspension of the closed loop control of voltage and implementation of a current recess based at least in part on detection of the predetermined rate of change of the welding parameter, followed by resumption of closed loop control of voltage after termination of the current recess; and
during the current recess, continue to compute the command signals that would have been applied to the power conversion circuitry but for the current recess, without applying the computed command signals to the power conversion circuitry during the current recess.

US Pat. No. 10,188,653

DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE 2 INHIBITORS

Pfizer Inc., New York, N...

1. A method for treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in humans comprising the step of administering to a human in need of such treatment a therapeutically effective amount of a compound having the structure:or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,188,222

BED WITH EMBEDDED SMART SENSORS

GOOGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A bed, comprising:a support platform of the bed;
a plurality of surfaces connected to the support platform and arranged to form a contained space above the support platform;
a sensor integral with at least one of the support platform or at least one of the plurality of surfaces;
a processor integral with the at least one of the support platform or the at least one of the plurality of surfaces, the processor configured to determine a condition of an occupant of the contained space in response to a signal received from the sensor, and to determine an action to be performed by the bed in response to the condition;
a microphone; and
an entertainment device integral with the at least one of the support platform or the at least one of the plurality of surfaces, wherein the action to be performed by the bed comprises a noise to be produced by the entertainment device, and the processor is further configured to receive data from the microphone, to determine, from the data, an ambient level of sound, and to adjust a characteristic of the noise in response to the ambient level of sound.
US Pat. No. 10,189,957

FORMULATION PROCESS METHOD TO PRODUCE SPRAY DRIED PRODUCTS

ISP INVESTMENTS LLC, Wil...

1. A spray drying method for preparing powders having a particle size of about less than 10 ?m and with increased density comprising:a) providing a feedstock comprising an organic material in a solvent system comprising a non-solvent, wherein:
the organic material comprises polyvinylpyrrolidine,
the non-solvent comprises a non-solvent for polyvinylpyrrolidine under ambient conditions,
the solvent system functions as a non-solvent for the polyvinylpyrrolidine under ambient conditions, and
the feedstock is at an elevated temperature of about 40° C. to about 200° C. and an elevated pressure of greater than 1 atmosphere (gauge) to about 20 atmospheres (gauge) such that the solvent system functions as a solvent for the polyvinylpyrrolidine;
b) delivering the feedstock to a device capable of atomizing the feedstock into droplets; and
c) evaporating the solvent system from the droplets of the feedstock, thereby forming particles of the organic material.

US Pat. No. 10,194,569

SHIELD CAP AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

IBIDEN CO., LTD., Ogaki ...

1. A shield cap for protecting an electronic component, comprising:a cap member having a side wall portion and a ceiling portion;
a metal layer formed on the side wall portion of the cap member; and
a conductive film formed on the cap member such that the conductive film is configured to shield electromagnetic waves,
wherein the ceiling portion comprises a resin material and a reinforcing material, the cap member is formed such that the side wall portion and the ceiling portion are forming an accommodation space configured to accommodate an electronic component, the side wall portion has a third surface facing the ceiling portion and a fourth surface on an opposite side with respect to the third surface, and the metal layer is formed on the fourth surface of the side wall portion.

US Pat. No. 10,194,560

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD CLIP

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a printed circuit board having a top surface, a bottom surface, and a hole extending through the printed circuit board from the top surface to the bottom surface; and
a hook clip at least partially disposed within the hole of the printed circuit board, the hook clip comprising:
a body having a looped structure and forming a hook gap, the body and the hook gap being in a plane;
prongs extending from the body, at least part of one of the prongs positioned out of the plane; and
retainers extending from the prongs, the retainers parallel to the plane;
wherein the retainers are repositionable between a rested state and a compressed state, where the retainers in the compressed state are positioned adjacent to each other such that the retainers overlap each other when viewed along a direction perpendicular to the plane and intersecting the retainers to enable the hook clip to be inserted into or removed from the hole of the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,194,559

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND COOLING SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

EXASCALER INC., Tokyo (J...

1. An electronic apparatus which is directly cooled through immersion in a cooling liquid filled in a cooling system, in which:the electronic apparatus is stored in each of a plurality of arrayed storage sections of the cooling system;
the cooling system includes a cooling tank having an open space defined by a bottom wall and side walls, the plurality of storage sections defined by dividing the open space with a plurality of inner partitioning walls arranged in the cooling tank, and an inflow opening and an outflow opening for the cooling liquid that are formed at each of the plurality of arrayed storage sections;
the inflow opening is formed in a bottom portion or a side surface of the storage sections, and the outflow opening is formed in a vicinity of the liquid level of the cooling liquid which circulates through a respective one of the storage sections;
the electronic apparatus comprising:
a first board having a first surface on which at least one processor is mounted, and a second surface opposite the first surface;
a second board having a third surface that faces the second surface of the first board;
a flow channel formed as a gap between the second surface of the first board and the third surface of the second board; and
a plurality of spacers and a plurality of screws for retaining the gap, wherein each of the screws penetrates through the first board, the second board, and the spacers for fixation,
wherein:
the first board or the second board includes at least one connector,
the connector is electrically coupled with a power source line or a signal line provided for a pair of board retainers which retain any one or both of the first board and the second board in the respective one of the storage sections.

US Pat. No. 10,194,558

GAME CONTROLLER AND SECURE ENCLOSURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC GAMING MACHINE

QUIXANT PLC, Cambridgesh...

1. A system comprising:an enclosure including two compartments wherein a first compartment is accessed via a door including a locking mechanism and wherein a second compartment is secured via a cover;
a game control unit, disposed within the first compartment of the enclosure, including a frame, two heat dissipation units coupled to the frame, a plurality of electrical circuit boards forming a game controller, coupled to an outside of the heat dissipation units adjacent to walls of the enclosure,
wherein the game controller includes a CPU, GPU, RAM, BIOS and a mass storage device storing game software and wherein the game controller executes the game software to control a wager-based game played on an electronic gaming machine;
a first fan disposed within the second compartment; and
a first plurality of apertures, between the first compartment and the second compartment, which allow air driven by the first fan, to move between the first compartment and the second compartment to cause heat from the heat dissipation units to be removed from the first compartment;
wherein the heat dissipation units in the first compartment are disposed adjacent to a first side of the first plurality of apertures such, such that when the door to the first compartment is locked via the locking mechanism and the cover and the first fan is removed from the second compartment for servicing the first fan, the game controller is not exposed to tampering allowing the first fan to be serviced by a service technician without a presence of security personnel.

US Pat. No. 10,194,556

SLIDE RAIL MECHANISM AND BRACKET DEVICE THEREOF

KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD...

1. A slide rail mechanism, comprising:a rail member;
a first supporting frame movable relative to the rail member;
a second supporting frame movable relative to the first supporting frame;
a first bracket, the first bracket and the second supporting frame being movable relative to each other, the first bracket comprising a side wall and at least one mounting member adjacent to the side wall, the at least one mounting member configured to pass through a mounting hole of a post, the first bracket being adjacent to a first end part of the rail member; and
a second bracket adjacent to a second end part of the rail member;
wherein during a process of the second supporting frame being moved relative to the first bracket along a direction from a first position to a second position, the second supporting frame is configured to drive the at least one mounting member to move relative to the side wall of the first bracket.

US Pat. No. 10,194,553

SELECTIVELY INSTALLABLE AND REMOVABLE AUXILIARY WIRING DEVICE FOR I/O MODULE

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION ASIA ...

1. A modular I/O device comprising:a terminal base including a terminal block, said terminal block comprising a plurality of wiring connectors adapted for connection to associated field device wires;
an auxiliary wiring device comprising a plurality of auxiliary wiring connectors adapted for connection to associated field device wires, said auxiliary wiring device selectively physically connectable to said terminal base in an operative position and selectively physically removable from said terminal base;
wherein said terminal block comprises a receiver and said auxiliary wiring device comprises a body including at least one mounting tab that projects outwardly from the body, wherein said at least one mounting tab is located in said receiver when said auxiliary wiring device is connected to said terminal base;
said receiver of said terminal block comprising an open pocket into which said at least one mounting tab is inserted when said auxiliary wiring device is connected to said terminal base;
said terminal base further comprising at least one catch, and said body of said auxiliary wiring device further comprising at least one latch arm that is adapted to mate with and engage said at least one catch when said auxiliary wiring device is physically connected to said terminal base in said operative position.

US Pat. No. 10,194,548

ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICE

Hitachi Automotive System...

1. An electronic control device, comprising:a housing which is joined by a plurality of members and of which a peripheral portion is configured by a plurality of sides;
a circuit board which is accommodated in an inside of the housing; and
a seal structure which is disposed on the peripheral portion along the sides, wherein
a liquid seal material is applied to the seal structure and cured so as to connect between the plurality of members, and
wherein a seal sectional area in an end portion of a side is smaller than that in a central portion of the side in the seal structure which is disposed on the side of the peripheral portion.

US Pat. No. 10,194,544

MOUNTING SYSTEMS FOR MEDIA PLAYERS

Innovelis, Inc., Sammami...

1. A mounting system configured to couple an electronic device to a wall, the mounting system comprising:a base having a backside configured to face inward towards the wall and a frontside configured to face outward away from the wall;
a first sidewall and a second sidewall that are coupled to the base, are configured to protrude away from the wall, and are configured to secure the electronic device to the base; and
a first protrusion,
wherein the base comprises a first side coupled to the first sidewall, a second side located opposite the first side and coupled to the second sidewall, a third side having a third sidewall oriented within plus or minus 20 degrees of perpendicular to the first and second sidewalls, and a fourth side located opposite the third side and configured to enable inserting the electronic device at least partially into the mounting system between the first and second sidewalls,
wherein the first protrusion has an outermost portion located between the first and second sidewalls, the outermost portion is coupled to the base by a spring such that a neutral position of the outermost portion is located in an insertion path of the electronic device such that inserting the electronic device pushes the outermost portion inward while the outermost portion applies an outward force on the electronic device, and the first and second sidewalls are configured to resist the outward force of the first protrusion,
the mounting system further comprising a fourth sidewall located opposite the third sidewall and coupled to the base by a flex arm configured to bend to enable the fourth sidewall to move inward out of the insertion path of the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,194,526

ELECTRICAL NODE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRICAL NODE, ELECTRICAL NODE STRIP OR SHEET, AND MULTILAYER STRUCTURE COMPRISING THE NODE

TACTOTEK OY, Oulunsalo (...

1. An electrical node comprising a first substrate film defining a cavity, a first material layer arranged to at least partly fill the cavity, and to embed or at least partly cover at least one electrical element arranged into the cavity; and a thermal management element selected from the group consisting of: a heat sink, a thermal slug, and a thermal well, wherein the thermal management element is arranged completely inside the cavity and embedded into the first material layer.

US Pat. No. 10,194,507

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POWERING AND CONTROLLING AN LED LIGHTING NETWORK HAVING DAISY CHAINED LEDS AND CONTROLLER NOT CONNECTED TO INTERNET

IDS-IP Holdings LLC, San...

1. A system for powering and controlling a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting network not capable of connecting to the Internet, the system comprising:at least one controller;
at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply;
at least one line card operably connected to the at least one controller;
at least one structured cabling network operably connected to the at least one controller and the at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply; and
at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures connected together electrically in series operably connected to the at least one line card;
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to set a light output of the at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures; and
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to the at least one line card for managing power that is distributed to the at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures.

US Pat. No. 10,194,506

COMPUTING-DEVICE LIGHTING SCHEMAS

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions that, when executed, cause the one or more processors to perform acts comprising:
receiving an audio signal from a first electronic device located in an environment;
determining that the audio signal represents a spoken utterance received by the first electronic device; and
based at least partly on the spoken utterance, sending, to at least one of the first electronic device or a second electronic device located in the environment, an indication of a lighting sequence to be performed by one or more lighting elements of the second electronic device, the indication specifying at least a first color, an intensity of the first color, and a duration over which to perform the lighting sequence.

US Pat. No. 10,194,448

TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

VODAFONE IP LICENSING LIM...

1. A mobile telecommunications network including:a radio access network having radio means for wireless communication with a plurality of terminals registered with the telecommunications network and a control platform structured to provide services to users of the plurality of terminals connected thereto, and
a core including a store of policy information comprising group policy data applicable to a group of the plurality of terminals and individual policy data applicable to respective ones of the terminals in the group, and distribution means operable to provide to the control platform associated with each of the terminals in the group an indicator of the group policy data applicable to each of the terminals in the group and the individual policy data applicable to each of the terminals in the group,
wherein a first individual policy data for a first terminal in the group of terminals includes at least one variation from the group policy data, and wherein a separate policy delta is created to identify the at least one variation.

US Pat. No. 10,194,414

INFORMATION CENTRIC NETWORKING BASED SERVICE CENTRIC NETWORKING

Futurewei Technologies, I...

2. A method implemented by a network device functioning as a point of attachment (PoA) in an information-centric networking (ICN) network, the method comprising:receiving, from a user equipment (UE), a registration request for network registration;
retrieving, from the registration request, access context of the UE which identifies the UE;
updating one or more data structures in the PoA to include the access context and a default priority set for the UE, wherein the default priority is a highest priority when the UE is the last UE to register and is associated with a forwarding priority in the ICN network;
sending, to the UE in response to the registration request, a routing prefix with a name of the PoA, wherein the routing prefix is for routing interests of a service of the PoA; and
sending, to a second network device functioning as a heterogeneous access point (H-AP), a message notifying the H-AP of the registration request from the UE, wherein the PoA has registered with the H-AP.

US Pat. No. 10,193,852

CANONICAL NAME (CNAME) HANDLING FOR GLOBAL SERVER LOAD BALANCING

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A method of providing load balancing in a network, the method comprising:receiving, by a processor, a domain name system (DNS) reply to a DNS request to resolve an alias host name that is an alias for a primary domain, wherein the DNS reply includes
a canonical name (CNAME) record identifying the primary domain, and
network addresses that correspond with the primary domain;
detecting, by said processor, the CNAME record identifying the primary domain in said DNS reply;
applying, by said processor a load balancing algorithm configured to be applied to DNS requests for the primary domain to the network addresses received in response to the DNS request to resolve the alias host name; and
sending, by said processor, to a client program that originated the DNS request to resolve the alias host name, a response to the DNS request that includes a list of the network addresses associated with the primary domain that has been ordered according to the load balancing algorithm configured to be applied to DNS requests for the primary domain.

US Pat. No. 10,193,227

WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION STRUCTURE FOR RECEIVING SATELLITE SIGNALS

MICROELECTRONICS TECHNOLO...

1. A low noise block down-converter with a waveguide transition structure for receiving satellite signals, comprising:a feed horn structure having at least a first waveguide extending along a first direction;
a housing having at least a second waveguide extending along a second direction and communicating with the first waveguide, wherein the second direction is substantially not in parallel to the first direction; and
a circuit board positioned within the housing, wherein the circuit board has a receiving pin configure to receive microwave signals propagating in the second waveguide;
wherein the housing comprises a first transforming structure configured to guide the microwave signals from the first waveguide to the second waveguide;
wherein the first transforming structure has a first portion in the feed horn structure and a second portion in the depression.

US Pat. No. 10,192,984

DUAL THRESHOLD VOLTAGE DEVICES WITH STACKED GATES

SPIN TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIE...

1. An annular device, comprising:a core composed of conductive material; and
a plurality of layers surrounding a sidewall of the core in succession, the plurality of layers comprising:
a first layer composed of dielectric material and surrounding a sidewall portion of the core,
a second layer composed of semiconductor material and surrounding a sidewall portion of the first layer,
a third layer composed of dielectric material and surrounding a sidewall portion of the second layer, and
a fourth layer composed of conductive material and surrounding a sidewall portion of the third layer;
wherein:
the core, the first layer, and the second layer correspond to a first transistor including a first input terminal; and
the second layer, the third layer, and the fourth layer correspond to a second transistor including a second input terminal;
the second layer is a common channel;
the first input terminal is coupled to the core, the first input terminal being configured to receive a first voltage for the first transistor;
the second input terminal is coupled to the fourth layer, the second input terminal being configured to receive a second voltage for the second transistor; and
the first input terminal and the second input terminal extend radially outward from the annular device, and wherein the first input terminal is aligned with the second input terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,192,971

POLYMER ON GRAPHENE

NUtech Ventures, Lincoln...

1. A graphene transistor comprising:a substrate;
a layer of graphene on the substrate;
a layer of dielectric polymer comprising poly(phenylene oxide) on the graphene layer; and
a top gate above the polymer.

US Pat. No. 10,192,916

METHODS OF FABRICATING SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICES HAVING FLAT MICROLENSES

VISERA TECHNOLOGIES COMPA...

1. A method of fabricating a solid-state imaging device, comprising:providing a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements;
forming a color filter layer above the semiconductor substrate;
forming a lens material layer on the color filter layer;
forming a hard mask having a lens-shaped pattern on the lens material layer;
etching both the hard mask and the lens material layer to form a microlens with a flat top surface from the lens material layer and to leave a portion of the hard mask on the flat top surface of the microlens, wherein the etching of both the hard mask and the lens material layer is performed using a first dry-etching process using a fluorine-containing etchant; and
removing the portion of the hard mask that remains on the microlens.

US Pat. No. 10,192,914

CAMERA MODULE AND ARRAY CAMERA MODULE WITH CIRCUIT BOARD UNIT AND PHOTOSENSITIVE UNIT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Ningbo Sunny Opotech Co.,...

1. A semi-finished photosensitive unit for camera module, comprising:a photosensitive portion which comprises a main circuit board and at least a photosensitive sensor electrically coupled on said main circuit board, wherein said photosensitive sensor has at least a photosensitive area having a photosensitive path and at least a non-photosensitive area surrounding said photosensitive area and one or more circuit elements are provided at said main circuit board;
a photopermeable element, made of light permeable material, disposed on said photosensitive sensor covering and shielding at least said photosensitive area of said photosensitive sensor; and
a semi-finished encapsulation portion integrally molded to form a support on said main circuit board and said photosensitive sensor, wherein said semi-finished encapsulation portion is molded to encapsulate said photopermeable element, said main circuit board, said photosensitive sensor, and said circuit elements and has a thickness thick enough for enabling a removal of upper layers of said semi-finished encapsulation portion and said photopermeable element until said photopermeable element is exposed outside with predetermined thickness to form an encapsulation portion affixing said photopremeable element and said photosensitive sensor in position and having a top surface adapted for enabling a camera lens to be installed thereon and positioning at said photosensitive path of said photosensitive sensor while outer portions of said photosensitive sensor and said main circuit board and said circuit elements are remained to be encapsulated and embedded in said encapsulation portion.

US Pat. No. 10,192,788

METHODS OF FABRICATING DUAL THRESHOLD VOLTAGE DEVICES WITH STACKED GATES

SPIN TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIE...

1. A method of fabricating a cylindrical device with aligned input terminals, comprising:providing a conductive core corresponding to a first transistor, and forming a plurality of cylindrical layers around the conductive core, including a first dielectric layer, a second layer, a third dielectric layer, and a fourth conductive layer corresponding to a second transistor;
forming a first input terminal coupled with the first transistor; and
forming a second input terminal coupled with the second transistor, wherein:
the first input terminal and the second input terminal extend radially outward from the cylindrical device, and
the first input terminal is vertically aligned with the second input terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,192,300

BOARD PRODUCTION WORK METHOD, BOARD IMAGING CONDITIONS DETERMINATION METHOD, AND BOARD PRODUCTION WORK DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A board production work method, comprising:a position detection process of detecting an arrangement position of a detection target provided on a printed circuit board; and
a work executing process of subjecting the printed circuit board to predetermined production work based on the detected arrangement position,
wherein the position detection process includes
an image acquisition step of imaging the printed circuit board under multiple imaging conditions and acquiring multiple items of original image data containing luminance values of each pixel arranged in two-dimensional coordinates,
a difference calculation step of using two of the multiple items of original image data as calculation targets, calculating differences between luminance values of pixels with same coordinate values, and acquiring difference image data which is formed of luminance difference values of each of the pixels, and
a position determination step of determining the arrangement position based on the difference image data, and
wherein an inversion calculation step of inverting a magnitude relationship of luminance difference values of each pixel arranged in the two-dimensional coordinates only when a luminance difference value of a pixel in the arrangement position of the difference image data is smaller than a luminance difference value of a pixel in a position other than the arrangement position is included after the difference calculation step.

US Pat. No. 10,192,220

INTEGRATED ONLINE AND OFFLINE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Square, Inc., San Franci...

1. A method for managing unified inventory between online stores and physical stores, comprising:storing, at an inventory management system, an inventory of items for sale, the inventory of items including:
(i) an offline inventory of items associated with a merchant, the offline inventory of items including a first item that is associated with a first flag in a database indicating that the first item is designated for sale at a physical store where a buyer can visit personally, and
(ii) an online inventory of items associated with the merchant, the online inventory of items including a second item that is associated with a second flag in the database indicating that the second item is designated for sale via an online store accessible by online buyers using a buyer application program or a web browser;
providing, by the inventory management system via a network, a first list of items in the inventory of items to a merchant device located at the physical store for display to the merchant at the physical store, wherein the first list of items includes a record of the first item but either excludes a record of the second item or includes the record of the second item and an indicator that the second item is not for sale at the physical store;
providing, by the inventory management system via the network, a second list of items in the inventory of items to a server of the online store for serving to the buyer application program or the web browser, wherein the second list of items includes a record of the second item but either excludes a record of the first item or includes a record of the first item and an indicator that the first item is not for sale via the online store;
providing, by the inventory management system, and to the merchant device via the network, a graphical user interface (GUI) for designating items for sale at one or more of the online store or the physical store, the GUI including at least:
a first representation of the first item designated for sale at the physical store where the buyer can visit personally;
a second representation of the second item designated for sale at the online store;
a first graphical element, selection of which, causes the first item to be listed for sale at the online store; and
a second graphical element, selection of which, causes the first item to be listed for view at the online store, wherein the first item can be viewed through the online store and purchased at the physical store of the merchant;
receiving, by the inventory management system, and from the merchant device, an indication of a first input associated with a selection of the first representation of the first item;
receiving, by the inventory management system, and from the merchant device, a notification of a second input associated with a selection of the first graphical element or the second graphical element;
based at least in part on receiving the indication and the notification, synchronizing, by the inventory management system, the online inventory of items and the offline inventory of items based at least in part on:
associating the second flag with the first item indicating that the first item is designated for sale via the online store; and
generating, based at least in part on associating the second flag with the first item, an updated second list of items including at least the record of the first item and the record of the second item;
providing, by the inventory management system via the network, the updated second list of items to the server of the online store; and
causing the first item to be listed for sale via the online store.

US Pat. No. 10,191,565

ALIGNING COORDINATE SYSTEMS OF TWO DEVICES BY TAPPING

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. An apparatus for aligning coordinate systems of interacting devices, the apparatus comprising:a first interface circuit configured to receive a first sensor signal from a first accelerometer of a head mounted display that is configured to display images in accordance with a first coordinate system, the first sensor signal representing a first impact on the head mounted display responsive to tapping of the head mounted display and a controller;
a second interface circuit configured to receive a second sensor signal from a second accelerometer of the controller that is configured to receive at least one user input associated with a second coordinate system, the second coordinate system misaligned with the first coordinate system prior to the tapping, the second sensor signal representing a second impact on the second device responsive to the tapping; and
a processor configured to:
determine a direction of the first impact represented by the first sensor signal;
determine a direction of the second impact represented by the second sensor signal; and
adjust at least one of the first coordinate system of the head mounted display or the second coordinate system of the controller according to the direction of the first impact and the direction of the second impact to reduce misalignment of the second coordinate system with the first coordinate system.

US Pat. No. 10,191,171

VARIABLE BUOYANCY CONTROL AND RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR SEISMIC DATA ACQUISITION

ION Geophysical Corporati...

1. An apparatus comprising:a seismic cable system configured to acquire seismic data, the seismic cable system having a cable jacket;
a reservoir for ballast fluid;
a transfer mechanism configured to transfer the ballast fluid between the reservoir and the seismic cable system during acquisition of the seismic data, wherein the ballast fluid is transferred to the seismic cable system within the cable jacket;
a controller configured to adjust a buoyancy of the seismic cable system responsive to the transfer of the ballast fluid;
a modular housing disposed about the reservoir and the fluid transfer mechanism, wherein the modular housing is configured for mounting coaxially along the seismic cable system, wherein the modular housing is configured for coupling about the outer jacket of the seismic cable system; and
a port configured for transferring the ballast fluid from the reservoir through an outer diameter of the cable jacket.

US Pat. No. 10,191,169

DISTRIBUTED SEISMIC NODE COMPUTING

ION Geophysical Corporati...

1. A seismic survey method comprising:acquiring seismic sensor data with an array of seismic receivers deployed in a survey area, each seismic receiver comprising a seismic sensor for acquiring the seismic sensor data, a clock, a local controller and local memory, wherein the seismic sensor data characterize a seismic wavefield proximate the respective seismic receivers in the survey area;
associating the seismic sensor data with timing information from the respective clocks;
generating quality control data for the seismic sensor data acquired by each seismic receiver, the quality control data generated by the local controllers on each seismic receiver based on the respective seismic sensor data and associated timing information; and
generating a seismic data flow for recording in the local memory of each of the seismic receivers, each seismic data flow comprising the quality control data generated by the respective local controller, the seismic sensor data and the associated timing information.

US Pat. No. 10,189,855

PRODRUGS OF FUMARATES AND THEIR USE IN TREATING VARIOUS DISEASES

Alkermes Pharma Ireland L...

1. A method of treating a multiple sclerosis or psoriasis comprising administering to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula (Ib):
wherein:
A?is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion;
R1 is unsubstituted C1-C6 alkyl;
La is unsubstituted C1-C6 alkyl linker,
R3? is unsubstituted C1-C6 alkyl; and
R2 and R3 are each, independently, H, unsubstituted C1-C6 alkyl, unsubstituted C2-C6 alkenyl, or unsubstituted C2-C6 alkynyl.

US Pat. No. 10,189,845

4,6-SUBSTITUTED-PYRAZOLO[1,5-A]PYRAZINES AS JANUS KINASE INHIBITORS

Array BioPharma Inc., Bo...

1. A compound of the general Formula Ior a stereoisomer or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein:R1 is hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, HOCH2(cyclopropylidine)CH2—, (1-4C alkoxy)(1-6C)hydroxyalkyl, (hydroxy)trifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, dihydroxy(2-6C)alkyl, H2N(3-6C)hydroxyalkyl, (1-3C alkyl)NH(3-6C)hydroxyalkyl, (1-3C alkyl)2N(3-6C)hydroxyalkyl, H2N(1-4C alkoxy)(3-6C)alkyl, Cyc1(CH2)m—, hetCyc1, hetCyc2CH2—, RaRbNC(?O)CH2—, hetCyc3a(1-3C)alkyl, hetCyc3b(2-3C)hydroxyalkyl, RcRdN(2-3C)alkyl, (1-3C alkyl)2NSO2(2-3C)alkyl, hetCyc4, (1-6C)alkyl or CH3SO2(1-6C)alkyl;
Cyc1 is a 4-6 membered cycloalkyl substituted with 1-2 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of HO, HOCH2—, (1-3C)alkyl, H2NHC(?O)—, (1-3C alkyl)2NC(?O)—, and HOCH2CH2NHC(?O)—;
m is 0 or 1;
hetCyc1 is a 4-6 membered heterocyclic ring having a ring heteroatom selected from N, O and S wherein the S is optionally oxidized to SO2, wherein said heterocyclic ring is optionally substituted with a substituent selected from the group consisting of OH, (1-3C alkyl)C(?O)—, (1-3C alkyl)SO2—, (1-3C alkyl)NHC(?O)— and NH2CH2C(?O)—;
hetCyc2 is a 4-6 membered heterocyclic ring having a ring S atom, wherein the S is oxidized to SO2;
Ra and Rb are independently H or (1-3C)alkyl, or
Ra and Rb together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a 4-6 membered ring optionally having a ring oxygen atom;
hetCyc3a and hetCyc3b are independently a 4-6 membered heterocyclic ring having 1-2 ring heteroatoms independently selected from N and O, wherein said heterocyclic ring is optionally substituted with 1-2 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, OH, (1-4C)alkoxy, HOCH2—, (1-3C alkyl)C(?O)— and oxo;
Rc is H or (1-3C)alkyl;
Rd is (1-3C)alkyl, (1-3C alkyl)SO2—, hetCyca, or (3-6C)cycloalkyl optionally substituted with HOCH2—;
hetCyca is a 5-6 membered azacyclic ring optionally substituted with 1-2 substituents independently selected from oxo and (1-3C)alkyl;
hetCyc4 is azetidinyl substituted with ((CH3)2N)2P(?O)— or Y—C(?O)—;
Y is ReRfN(CH2)n—, hetCycbCH2—, Cyc2, hydroxy(1-3C)alkyl, (1-3C alkyl)2NC(?O)—, (1-3C)alkylSO2- or (1-3C)alkyl;
n is 0 or 1;
Re and Rf are independently H or (1-3C)alkyl;
hetCycb is a 4-5 membered azacyclic ring optionally substituted with OH;
Cyc2 is a (3-6C)cycloalkyl optionally substituted with OH;
R2 is (1-6C)alkyl, trifluoro(1-6C)alkyl, difluoro(1-6C)alkyl, fluoro(1-6C)alkyl, hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, (1-6C)alkoxy, (3-6C)cycloalkyl (optionally substituted with one or two halogens), (3-6C)cycloalkylCH2-, HOC(?O)— or phenyl, and
R3 is (1-6C)alkyl or (3-6C)cycloalkyl, or
R2 and R3 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form a 3-7 membered cycloalkyl ring optionally substituted with one or two substituents independently selected from OH, (1-6C)alkyl and hydroxy(1-6C)alkyl, or
R2 and R3 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form a 4-membered saturated azacyclic ring substituted with SO2CF3; and
R4 is hydrogen or (1-6C)alkyl.

US Pat. No. 10,189,142

METHOD FOR POLISHING A SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER

SILTRONIC AG, Munich (DE...

1. A method for polishing at least one wafer including a semiconductor material, having a front side and the rear side, the method comprising:simultaneously polishing both front and rear sides of the at least one wafer at a process temperature between an upper polishing plate and a lower polishing plate,
wherein the lower polishing plate is covered with a lower polishing pad,
wherein the upper polishing plate is covered with an upper polishing pad,
wherein the polishing pads each have an inner edge and an outer edge,
wherein the polishing pads each have a hardness of at least 80° Shore A,
wherein the polishing pads each have a compressibility of less than 2.5%,
wherein respective upper and lower surfaces of the lower and upper polishing pads come into contact with the wafer being polished,
wherein the upper and lower surfaces form a polishing gap extending from the inner edge to the outer edge of each polishing pad, and
wherein at least one of the polishing pads is configured such that a height of the polishing gap at the inner edge differs linearly from the height of the polishing gap at the outer edge due to a thickness gradient in a working layer of the upper or lower polishing pad at the inner edge relative to the outer edge.

US Pat. No. 10,189,125

ASSEMBLY INSPECTION METHOD AND ASSOCIATED DEVICE

AIRBUS OPERATIONS SAS, T...

1. An inspection device comprising:a first quantitative input of a first parameter related to an assembly of a first element to a second element by a double-access fastening means, said first parameter being selected from a movement parameter of at least a first part of the double-access fastening means, an assembly force parameter, or a torque;
a second quantitative input of a second parameter, said second parameter being selected from the movement parameter of at least the first part of the double-access fastening means, the assembly force parameter, and the torque, and the second parameter being different from the first parameter;
a calculator which determines a value of a first derivative of a function representing a change in the second parameter relative to the first parameter;
an analyzer which evaluates the value of the first derivative to check the alignment between the first element and the second element to be assembled; and
wherein the analyzer detects a change in behavior of the assembly of the first element and the second element shown by slope variations in a slope of a curve of a function linking the first and second parameters, the function representing a change in the second parameter relative to the first parameter comprising an alignment phase in which the slope of the curve is then close to zero, a tightening phase, and an intermediate phase relating to the presence of a residual gap between the first element and the second element of the assembly, and
wherein the inspection device estimates a quality of an alignment of at least a first element and a second element of an assembly by a double-access fastening means,
wherein a basis for the quality of the alignment of the first element and the second is an elimination of the residual gap predicted by the slope of the curve.

US Pat. No. 10,189,029

MAGNETIC PARTICLE SEPARATOR

United Arab Emirates Univ...

1. A magnetic particle separator, comprising:an elongated hollow channel extending along a longitudinal axis, the elongated hollow channel having opposed inlet and outlet ends and defining an unencumbered interior expanse;
a mixture port in communication with the inlet end of the elongated hollow channel for injecting a mixture of at least first, second and third magnetic particles into the elongated hollow channel, wherein the at least first, second and third magnetic particles have separate and distinct properties with respect to one another, the properties being selected from the group consisting of magnetic susceptibility, size, mass and a combination thereof;
a buffer port in communication with the inlet end of the elongated hollow channel for injecting a buffer solution into the elongated hollow channel, such that the mixture of the at least first, second and third magnetic particles in the buffer solution flow unencumbered and completely through the elongated hollow channel along the longitudinal direction toward the outlet end thereof, wherein the buffer port comprises first and second branches positioned symmetrically about the mixture port, such that flow of the buffer solution from both of the first and second branches hydraulically focuses flow of the mixture of the at least first, second and third magnetic particles in the buffer solution through the elongated hollow channel;
a magnetic particle separator chamber located at the outlet end of the hollow channel, the magnetic particle separator including:
a first outlet channel disposed at the terminus of the outlet end of the elongated hollow channel;
a second outlet channel disposed adjacent the first outlet channel at the outlet end of the elongated hollow channel;
a third outlet channel disposed adjacent the second outlet channel at the outlet end of the elongated hollow channel, the first, second and third outlet channels being in communication with each other at a junction therebetween within the magnetic separator chamber;
an externally magnetizable wire extending along a transverse axis orthogonal to the longitudinal axis, the externally magnetizable wire being positioned solely contiguous to the first outlet channel; and
at least one magnetic source for generating an external magnetic field along a lateral axis substantially orthogonal to both the longitudinal axis and the transverse axis, the external magnetic field generating an induced magnetic field in the externally magnetizable wire, the induced magnetic field applying a repulsive magnetic force to the at least first, second and third magnetic particles, the at least first, second and third magnetic particles being separated to flow into the first, second and third outlet channels due to their separate and distinct properties.

US Pat. No. 10,188,967

FILTER ARRANGEMENT WITH SLIDER VALVE AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME

POCARED DIAGNOSTICS LTD.,...

1. A filter arrangement for isolating particles from a fluid/particle mixture comprised of a body having:a) a top element having a top element first open channel extending thereacross, wherein the top element first open channel is open on an underside of the top element;
b) a bottom element having a bottom element first open channel extending thereacross, wherein the bottom element first open channel is open on an upper side of the bottom element and is adapted to receive a suction line;
c) wherein the top element is secured to the bottom element such that the underside of the top element is secured against the upper side of the bottom element and wherein the top element first open channel and bottom element first open channel align with one another;
d) a first filter element is positioned between the top element and the bottom element and overlapping with the top element first open channel and bottom element first open channel;
e) a first suction outlet in fluid communication with the bottom element first open channel through which a suction may be introduced into the bottom element first open channel;
f) a first particle inlet in fluid communication with the top element first open channel through which fluid with particles may be introduced into the top element first open channel and particles deposited upon the first filter element;
g) a first elution fluid inlet in fluid communication with the top element first open channel through which the elution fluid may be introduced into the top element first open channel to displace particles from the filter element;
h) a first particle outlet in fluid communication with the top element first open channel through which fluid with particles may exit from the top element first open channel;
i) a slider valve movable within a slider valve slot in the body, wherein the valve has a surface with a plurality of different valve channels extending therein which align with a plurality of body channels within the body, wherein the slider valve is movable laterally within the slider valve slot and may be precisely indexed at different positions, and wherein:
1) in a first position, valve channels of the slider valve are aligned to provide a fluid connection from the first particle inlet through the first filter element and to the first suction outlet;
2) in a second position, valve channels of the slider valve are aligned to provide a fluid connection from the first elution fluid inlet over the first filter element and to a first collector, while the fluid connection from the first particle inlet through the first filter element and to the first suction outlet is discontinued.

US Pat. No. 10,188,587

DENTAL COMPOSITION

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc., Yo...

1. Dental composite comprising(i) a polymerizable composition obtainable by reacting a mixture comprising:
(a) x equivalents of one or more compounds of the following formula (I):

wherein
L? is an (l+1)-valent hydrocarbon group which may contain in its backbone 1 to 3 heteroatoms selected from oxygen atoms and sulfur atoms and which may be substituted by one or more hydroxyl groups or groups COOL? wherein L? is a polymerizable moiety;
1 is an integer of from 1 to 3;
(b) y equivalents of one or more compounds of the following formula (IIa), (IIb) and/or (IIc):

wherein
n is an integer of from 1 to 3,
Y may be present or absent, and when present represents a carbonyl group;
Y? independently may be present or absent, represents a carbonyl group;
Rm which may be the same or different represent 1 to 3 substituents selected from halogen atoms, alkyl groups, and alkoxy groups, or wherein two Rm form together with the carbon atoms of the ring to which they are bonded an annelated aromatic ring; and
(c) z equivalents of one or more compounds of the following formula (III):

wherein
R1 is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group;
k is an integer of from 1 to 3, whereby
when k is 1, 2 or 3, then L is a (k+1)-valent hydrocarbon group which may contain 1 to 3 heteroatoms selected from oxygen atoms and sulfur atoms, and X is a carboxylic acid group, or a hydroxyl group bonded to an aromatic ring forming part of L; or
wherein 0.05?x/y?0.66, and 2y?fx?z?1.5(2y?fx),
wherein x, y, and z are the molar equivalents of components (a), (b) and (c) and f is the mean acid functionality of component (a):
wherein l is as defined in formula (I); andoptionally reacting the hydroxyl groups and/or carboxylic acid groups on L? of the reaction product of the mixture with a compound having a polymerizable double bond; and
(ii) a particulate filler.

US Pat. No. 10,188,189

CONNECTED CONTAINERS FOR RAZOR CARTRIDGES

The Gillette Company LLC,...

1. A plurality of connected individual containers for a razor cartridge, comprising:a. a first individual container containing a first razor cartridge comprising:
i. a plastic container defining a storage region and having a perimeter around an entrance to the storage region, the container comprising a first side wall, a second side wall opposite the first side wall, a first end wall, a second end wall opposite the first end wall, a bottom wall extending between the first side wall, the second side wall, the first end wall and the second end wall, and a front flange extending outward from said first side wall at said perimeter and perpendicular to the first side wall, wherein the first razor cartridge is positioned within the storage region;
b. a second individual container containing a second razor cartridge comprising:
i. a plastic container defining a storage region and having a perimeter around an entrance to the storage region, the container comprising a first side wall, a second side wall opposite the first side wall, a first end wall, a second end wall opposite the first end wall, a bottom wall extending between the first side wall, the second side wall, the first end wall and the second end wall, and a front flange extending outward from said first side wall at said perimeter, wherein the second razor cartridge is positioned within the storage region;
c. a joint securing the front flange of the second individual container to the second side wall of the first individual container at the perimeter, the front flange of the second individual container extending beyond said second side wall of the first individual container and above the storage region of first individual container.
US Pat. No. 10,189,972

MOLDING MATERIAL

The Gillette Company LLC,...

1. A shaving razor comprising:a blade cartridge unit having at least one blade; and
a handle having a frame and a blade cartridge connecting assembly operatively connected to the frame and the blade cartridge unit, the blade cartridge connecting assembly comprising:
a docking station releasably attached to the blade cartridge unit
a pod operably coupled to the frame to rotate relative to the frame, and;
an ejector button, wherein the blade cartridge connecting assembly is configured to rotate about an axis of rotation that is substantially perpendicular to the frame and wherein the blade cartridge unit is configured to rotate about an axis of rotation that is substantially parallel to the blade and substantially perpendicular to the handle.

US Pat. No. 10,194,416

METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF PAGING IN CELLULAR NETWORKS

VODAFONE IP LICENSING LIM...

1. An apparatus for controlling paging in a telecommunications network, the apparatus comprising:a transceiver configured to receive information regarding a mobile terminal, the mobile terminal located in an access point coverage area and configured to communicate over at least one of a plurality of frequency bands, the access point coverage area served by one or more access point transceivers configured to communicate over at least one of the plurality of frequency bands; and
a controller configured to:
initiate a paging procedure for alerting the mobile terminal of a requested action,
determine if the received information identifies the mobile terminal as using one or more frequency bands of the plurality of frequency bands for communication,
identify on or more access point transceivers of the plurality of access point transceivers configured to communicate over the one or more frequency bands over which the mobile terminal is configured to communicate,
cause only the identified one or more access point transceivers to page the mobile terminal,
identify a characteristic of the mobile terminal;
initiate an initial paging procedure based on the characteristic of the mobile terminal obtained by the controller, and
initiate the paging procedure if no paging response is received from the mobile terminal from the initial paging procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,194,267

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING LOCATIONS IN A MONITORING SYSTEM

BI Incorporated, Boulder...

1. A device, the device comprising:a location monitoring system operable to indicate movement of a mobile device to a central monitor;
a connection device operable to attach to a monitor target;
a location memory;
an avoidance monitoring system operable to:
receive a first location from the location monitoring system and a second location from the location monitoring system;
determine whether the first location is within one of a first subset of locations, wherein the first subset of locations includes a first set of locations determined based upon a third location and stored by the avoidance zone monitoring system in the location memory;
determine whether the second location is within a second subset of locations, wherein the second subset of locations indicates a second set of locations determined based upon a fourth location and stored by the avoidance monitoring system in the location memory; and
wherein at least a portion of the first subset of locations is overwritten by the second subset of locations such that the entirety of only the second subset of locations is stored in the location memory after storing by the avoidance monitoring system.

US Pat. No. 10,193,865

CONVERTING MOBILE TRAFFIC BETWEEN IP VPN AND TRANSPORT LEVEL VPN

MOBILE IRON, INC., Mount...

1. A method of providing secure access to a server, comprising:receiving, by a security proxy, a packet associated with a first client app on a device, wherein the first client app is configured to communicate using one of an IP virtual private network (VPN) protocol and a transport layer VPN protocol and the packet includes a source identifier for a source of the packet and a destination identifier for a destination of the packet, the destination being the server;
reassigning a tunnel identifier as the source of the packet and a node identifier as the destination of the packet, the node identifier being associated with a node inside the security proxy;
storing a correlation of the tunnel identifier, the source identifier, and the destination identifier;
forwarding the packet to the node inside the security proxy;
determining, using the correlation, the destination identifier;
using the node to forward the packet to the destination in the server;
receiving a packet associated with a second client app, wherein the second client app is configured to use the other one of the IP VPN protocol and the transport layer VPN protocol;
determining whether a connection associated with the second client app has been established; and
if the connection has not been established, establishing the connection and assigning a second tunnel identifier as a source of the packet associated with the second client app, wherein the second tunnel identifier is different from the tunnel identifier assigned to the first client app.

US Pat. No. 10,193,456

PULSE WIDTH MODULATION CONTROLLER AND RELEVANT CONTROL METHOD HAVING MINIMUM ON TIME IN RESPONSE TO VOLTAGE PEAK OF LINE VOLTAGE

LEADTREND TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A PWM controller for providing to a power switch a PWM signal determining an ON time and an OFF time of the power switch, the PWM controller comprising:a peak detector for detecting a voltage peak of a line voltage generated by rectifying an alternating-current input voltage;
an OFF-time control unit for controlling the PWM signal and determining the OFF time in response to a compensation voltage, wherein the compensation voltage is in response to an output voltage of a power supply comprising the power switch and the PWM controller; and
an ON-time control unit for controlling the PWM signal and determining the ON time in response to the compensation voltage and the voltage peak, wherein the ON-time control unit is configured to make the ON time not less than a minimum ON time, and the minimum ON time is determined in response to the voltage peak;
wherein the ON-time control unit comprises a ramp signal generator for providing a ramp signal compared with the compensation voltage to determine the ON time; and
the ramp signal generator provides a charging current in response to the voltage peak to charge a capacitor and generate the ramp signal.

US Pat. No. 10,193,432

METHOD FOR DATA TRANSFER OF ELECTRIC DEVICE CONFIGURATION, AND ELECTRIC DEVICE CONFIGURATION

ABB Technology Oy, Helsi...

1. A method for data transfer of an electric device configuration, the electric device configuration comprising a plurality of converter devices including a first converter device and a second converter device, each of the plurality of converter devices comprising a first converter unit having a first power connection and a second power connection, the first power connection being arranged to supply direct current power to the first converter unit and the second power connection being arranged to supply electric power from the first converter unit, and the first power connections of the first converter units being electrically connected to one another, wherein each of the plurality of converter devices comprises control means arranged to control the converter device in question,the method comprising the steps of:
transmitting information by the first converter device by causing changes in the voltage of the first power connection of the first converter unit of the first converter device, wherein the transmission of information is controlled by the control means of the first converter device,
receiving information by the second converter device based on identifying the changes in the voltage of the first power connection of the first converter unit of the second converter device, wherein processing of the received information is controlled by the control means of the second converter device, and
controlling the second converter device with control means thereof by information received via the first power connection of its first converter unit in order to control the power, voltage and/or output frequency of the second converter device by the information received via the first power connection.

US Pat. No. 10,193,347

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED BURST MODE DURING POWER CONVERSION

Enphase Energy, Inc., Pe...

1. A method for converting DC input power into AC output power comprising:operating a DC-AC inverter in a continuous mode, while the DC input power is at a first level, wherein during the continuous mode the DC input power is continuously converted into AC output power and applied to an AC power grid; and
upon detecting the DC input power is at a second level, operating the DC-AC inverter in a first burst mode, wherein during the first burst mode a first period of energy storage is immediately followed by a burst of AC output current generated for half of a particular grid cycle and immediately followed by a second period of energy storage, wherein each of the first and the second periods of energy storage lasts an integer number of grid voltage periods during which the DC-AC inverter does not generate any output power.

US Pat. No. 10,193,335

RADIO FREQUENCY SURGE PROTECTOR WITH MATCHED PISTON-CYLINDER CAVITY SHAPE

TRANSTECTOR SYSTEMS, INC....

10. A surge protector comprising:a housing defining a cavity and having an axis, a first axial end, and a second axial end;
a first center conductor positioned within the cavity at the first axial end of the housing and a second center conductor positioned within the cavity at the second axial end of the housing;
an inner coupler positioned within the cavity, having a shaft, and being coupled to the first center conductor;
an outer coupler positioned within the cavity, having an inner surface that defines a volume for receiving at least a portion of the shaft of the inner coupler, and being coupled to the second center conductor;
a first dielectric material positioned between the shaft and the inner surface;
a first spiral inductor positioned within the cavity, having an inner curve coupled to the first center conductor and an outer curve; and
a second spiral inductor positioned within the cavity, having an inner curve coupled to the second center conductor and an outer curve, such that the inner coupler and the outer coupler are each at least partially positioned axially between the first spiral inductor and the second spiral inductor.

US Pat. No. 10,193,274

ELECTRONICS MODULE EXTRACTION FEEDBACK SYSTEM

Phoenix Contact Developme...

1. An assembly for attaching and detaching a module to and from a base, the assembly comprising:a base, a module removably attachable to the base, and a feedback system;
the base comprising a rigid wall and the module comprising a housing defining an interior volume of the housing, the housing comprising a rigid outer wall, the housing wall relatively movable against the base wall when attaching and detaching the module to or from the base, the base wall and the housing wall cooperatively guiding said relative movement of the module with respect to the base along a first longitudinal axis;
the feedback system comprising a spring arm and a groove, the spring arm attached to one of the base wall and the housing wall, the groove in the other of the base wall and the housing wall, the spring arm being elastically deflectable from a neutral state of the spring arm, the spring arm comprising a follower at an end of the spring arm, the groove extending along a second longitudinal axis being parallel with the first axis when the base wall and the housing wall are guiding relative movement of the module with respect to the base, the groove being defined by a sidewall extending along the second axis, first and second spaced-apart cams extending into the groove from the sidewall;
the follower being received in the groove when the module wall and the base wall are guiding relative movement of the module with respect to the base, the follower moving in an insertion direction with respect to the groove when attaching the module to the base and moving in an extraction direction with respect to the groove when detaching the module from the base;
the follower successively moving against the first cam and then moving against the second cam when detaching an attached module from the base wherein each cam deflects the spring arm away from the neutral state of the spring arm during detachment of the module from the base;
the follower successively moving against the second cam and then moving against the first cam when attaching a detached module to the base wherein each cam displaces the spring arm away from the neutral state of the spring arm during attachment of the module to the base;
whereby deflection of the spring arm during attachment or detachment of the module generates tactile feedback to the operator of the relative position of the module with respect to the base during attachment or detachment of the module to or from the base.

US Pat. No. 10,193,068

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A SPECIFICALLY DIMENSIONED THIN FILM TRANSISTOR, THIN FILM TRANSISTOR, AND TRANSISTOR ARRAY

DIS Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A method of manufacturing a thin film transistor having a top gate bottom contact structure satisfying a relation of L<5 ?m, the method comprising a process of forming a streak portion by performing transfer printing on a support using a release member which is provided with an ink streak portion for forming source and drain electrodes and has mold releasability, and baking the streak portion, to thereby form the source electrode constituted by a conductor and the drain electrode constituted by a conductor,wherein in the method of manufacturing the thin film transistor having a top gate bottom contact structure in which the source and drain electrodes obtained above, a semiconductor layer, an insulator layer, and a gate electrode constituted by a conductor are sequentially laminated in this order, when an electrode width of a narrowest portion in an electrode having a small electrode width out of the source electrode and the drain electrode, after the baking, in a laminated cross section of the thin film transistor having a top gate bottom contact structure to be manufactured is set to A and a channel length thereof is set to L, the ink streak portion is provided so as to satisfy the condition of L/A?0.05;
wherein the ink streak portion is formed so that electrode thicknesses of the source and drain electrodes, after baking, in the laminated cross section of the thin film transistor having a top gate bottom contact structure become the same and both the electrode thicknesses of the source and drain electrodes are set to be equal to or less than 100 nm; and
wherein all of the semiconductor layer, the insulator layer, and the gate electrode are formed by a method selected from the group consisting of an ink jet printing method, a screen printing method, a gravure printing method, a flexographic printing method, a gravure offset printing method, a relief offset printing method, a reverse printing method.

US Pat. No. 10,193,015

REDUCING OR ELIMINATING NANOPIPE DEFECTS IN III-NITRIDE STRUCTURES

LUMILEDS LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A device comprising:a III-nitride light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region; and
a III-nitride layer doped with an acceptor having a concentration that increases linearly across the III-nitride layer such that a concentration of acceptor is higher in a portion of the III-nitride layer doped with an acceptor closer to the light emitting layer than in a portion of the III-nitride layer doped with an acceptor further from the light emitting layer, the III-nitride layer doped with an acceptor being positioned such that the n-type region is disposed between the III-nitride layer doped with an acceptor and the light emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 10,193,009

SINGLE PHOTON AVALANCHE GATE SENSOR DEVICE

STMicroelectronics (Croll...

1. A photosensor, comprising:a semiconductor substrate doped with a first doping type;
an insulated gate electrode adjacent said semiconductor substrate;
a first region within the semiconductor substrate doped with the first doping type, wherein the first region is configured to be biased with a first bias voltage; and
a second region within the semiconductor substrate doped with a second doping type that is opposite the first doping type, wherein the second region is configured to be biased with a second bias voltage;
wherein the insulated gate electrode is configured to be biased by a gate voltage to produce an electrostatic field within the semiconductor substrate causing the formation of a fully depleted region within the semiconductor substrate, said fully depleted region responding to absorption of a photon with an avalanche multiplication that produces charges that are collected at the first and second regions.

US Pat. No. 10,193,004

LIFT PRINTING OF CONDUCTIVE TRACES ONTO A SEMICONDUCTOR SUBSTRATE

ORBOTECH LTD., Yavne (IL...

13. Apparatus for material deposition, comprising:a transparent donor substrate having deposited thereon a donor film comprising a metal with a thickness less than 2 ?m;
a positioning assembly, which is configured to position the donor substrate in proximity to an acceptor substrate comprising a semiconductor material with the donor film facing toward the acceptor substrate and with a gap of at least 0.1 mm between the donor film and the acceptor substrate; and
an optical assembly, which is configured to direct pulses of laser radiation, having a pulse duration less than ns, to impinge on the donor substrate so as to cause droplets of the a metal to be ejected from the donor layer and land on the acceptor substrate, thereby forming a circuit trace in ohmic contact with the semiconductor material,
wherein the optical assembly is configured to generate the pulses of laser radiation so as to form the circuit trace with a contact resistance, without annealing of the circuit trace, that is less than 0.2 m?·cm2 between the metal and the semiconductor material.

US Pat. No. 10,193,001

NITRIDE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

PANASONIC CORPORATION, O...

1. A nitride semiconductor device, comprising:a substrate having a first major surface and a second major surface on opposite sides;
a first nitride semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type above the first major surface;
a second nitride semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type above the first nitride semiconductor layer;
a first opening in the second nitride semiconductor layer, the first opening reaching the first nitride semiconductor layer;
a third nitride semiconductor layer of the first conductivity type that covers the first opening and has a channel region;
a gate electrode above a section of the third nitride semiconductor layer in the first opening;
a second opening that is separated from the gate electrode and reaches the second nitride semiconductor layer;
a third opening in a bottom surface of the second opening, the third opening reaching the first nitride semiconductor layer;
a source electrode covering the second opening and the third opening; and
a drain electrode on the second major surface.

US Pat. No. 10,192,997

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE COMPRISING OXIDE SEMICONDUCTOR

Semiconductor Energy Labo...

1. A semiconductor device comprising:a first insulating layer over a substrate;
an oxide semiconductor layer over the first insulating layer, the oxide semiconductor layer containing indium, gallium and zinc; and
a second insulating layer over the oxide semiconductor layer,
wherein the oxide semiconductor layer includes:
a first oxide semiconductor layer over the first insulating layer; and
a second oxide semiconductor layer over the first oxide semiconductor layer,
wherein the first insulating layer is in contact with the first oxide semiconductor layer,
wherein the second insulating layer is in contact with the second oxide semiconductor layer,
wherein a concentration of indium in the second oxide semiconductor layer is lower than a concentration of indium in the first oxide semiconductor layer, and
wherein the second oxide semiconductor layer comprises a crystal, a c-axis of the crystal being parallel to a normal vector of a surface of the second oxide semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 10,192,952

MULTI-LAYER ELECTRONIC DEVICE

AVX Corporation, Fountai...

1. A multi-layer electronic device comprising:a ceramic layer having first and second longitudinal edges that extend in a lateral direction and having first and second lateral edges that extend in a longitudinal direction;
a first electrode layer disposed vertically over the ceramic layer, wherein the first electrode layer comprises a first electrode comprising a first tab portion extending to the first lateral edge of the ceramic layer, the first electrode defining a first cut-out region that is contained within a perimeter of the first electrode such that the first cut-out region is not open to any edge of the first electrode layer;
a second electrode layer disposed vertically beneath the ceramic layer and comprising a second electrode, wherein the second electrode comprises a second tab portion extending to the first lateral edge of the ceramic layer, the second electrode further defining a second cut-out region;
wherein the first tab portion of the first electrode is offset from the second tab portion of the second electrode in the longitudinal direction so that a first gap region is formed within which the first tab portion does not overlap the second tab portion, wherein the first cut-out region at least partially overlaps the second cut-out region, and further wherein the first cut-out region is elongated in the longitudinal direction with respect to the lateral direction.

US Pat. No. 10,192,933

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Wuhan China Star Optoelec...

1. A manufacturing method of organic light emitting device, wherein steps hereof comprising:manufacturing a bottom electrode on a base substrate;
manufacturing an organic electro-emitting assembly on the bottom electrode by evaporation techniques and lithography techniques, including
evaporating a hole injection layer on the bottom electrode;
manufacturing hole transport layers corresponding respectively to varies color lights emitted from emitting layers on the hole injection layer by lithography technologies on a needed thickness of resonance mode;
evaporating corresponding emitting layers on the hole transport layers;
evaporating an electron transport layer on the emitting layer;
evaporating an electron injection layer on the electron transport layer; and
manufacturing a top electrode on the organic electro-emitting assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,192,928

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATIO...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a stacked body including a first conductive film and a second conductive film stacked in a first direction via an inter-layer insulating film, the first conductive film being longer than the second conductive film in a second direction, the second direction intersecting the first direction;
a first conductive body and a second conductive body, each of the conductive bodies facing the stacked body to extend in the first direction, the first conductive body contacting the first conductive film, and the second conductive body contacting the second conductive film;
a first insulating film disposed in the same layer as the first conductive film and disposed between the first conductive body and the first conductive film;
a second insulating film disposed in the same layer as the second conductive film and disposed between the second conductive body and the second conductive film,
the first conductive body including a first projecting part that projects along upper surfaces of the first insulating film and the first conductive film, and a lower surface of the first projecting part contacting the upper surface of the first conductive film;
the second conductive body including a second projecting part that projects along upper surfaces of the second insulating film and the second conductive film, and a lower surface of the second projecting part contacting the upper surface of the second conductive film;
a third insulating film configured from a material different from that of the first insulating film and the second insulating film, disposed on the first conductive film and disposed in the same layer as the first projecting part of the first conductive body; and
a fourth insulating film configured from a material different from that of the first insulating film and the second insulating film, disposed on the second conductive film and disposed in the same layer as the second projecting part of the second conductive body.

US Pat. No. 10,192,864

LATERAL BICMOS REPLACEMENT METAL GATE

GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC., Gr...

1. A semiconductor structure, comprising:a CMOS device in a first region of a semiconductor substrate having a metal gate formed between first sidewall spacers and above a high-k dielectric layer and a dummy titanium nitride layer, the metal gate being located above a channel region connecting a source-drain region within and extending above the semiconductor substrate;
a BJT device in a second region of the semiconductor substrate having a base region formed between second sidewall spacers and an emitter-collector region adjacent to the base region and extending above the semiconductor substrate;
an insulating cap layer located above and disposed directly over sidewalls of the source-drain region and the emitter-collector region, wherein the sidewalls of the source-drain region and the emitter-collector region extend above a top surface of the semiconductor substrate;
an ILD layer located directly above the insulating cap layer and between the CMOS and BJT devices; and
a plurality of contacts formed in the ILD layer, wherein the high-k dielectric layer is disposed over sidewalls of the first sidewall spacers, and the dummy titanium nitride layer is separated from the first sidewall spacers by the high-k dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 10,192,847

RAPID COOLING SYSTEM FOR A BOND HEAD HEATER

ASM TECHNOLOGY SINGAPORE ...

1. A bond head, comprising:an insulation block;
a heater plate attached to the insulation block and a collet located on the heater plate for holding a semiconductor device, the heater plate being operative to heat the semiconductor device that is held by the collet; and
a flow generation plate that is detachably mounted between the insulation block and the heater plate which is configured to direct cooling gas from the insulation block onto the heater plate so as to rapidly cool the heater plate;
wherein the flow generation plate is clamped between the insulation block and the heater plate such that a first planar surface of the flow generation plate faces the insulation block and a second planar surface of the flow generation plate that is opposite to the first planar surface faces the heater plate.

US Pat. No. 10,192,805

THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE AND ELECTRICALLY ISOLATING LAYERS IN SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES

Newport Fab, LLC, Newpor...

1. A semiconductor structure comprising:a semiconductor wafer having at least one semiconductor device integrated in a first device layer;
a thermally conductive but electrically isolating layer on a front side of said semiconductor wafer, said thermally conductive but electrically isolating layer between said first device layer and a second device layer;
at least one passive device situated on said thermally conductive but electrically isolating layer and in said second device layer;
wherein said thermally conductive but electrically isolating layer is configured to dissipate heat from said at least one semiconductor device integrated in said first device layer.

US Pat. No. 10,192,415

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING INTELLIGENT ALERTS FOR EVENTS

GOOGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method, comprising:at a server system having one or more processors and memory, the server system managing a plurality of smart home environments, each smart home environment of the plurality of smart home environments corresponding to a distinct set of one or more cameras, registered users, and client devices:
receiving a plurality of video frames from a camera of a first smart home environment of the plurality of smart home environments, the plurality of video frames including a motion event candidate;
categorizing the motion event candidate by processing the plurality of video frames, the categorizing including:
characterizing motion of the motion event candidate;
identifying an object involved in the motion event candidate;
associating the motion event candidate with a first category of a plurality of motion event categories based on the characterized motion and identified object; and
generating a confidence level for the association of the motion event candidate with the first category;
determining whether the confidence level meets one or more predefined criteria;
obtaining a descriptive phrase indicative of whether the confidence level meets the one or more predefined criteria;
selecting a first electronic delivery method of a plurality of electronic delivery methods for sending an alert to a registered user of the first smart home environment via a communication network, wherein the first delivery method is based at least in part on the confidence level; and
using the first electronic delivery method, sending the alert for the motion event candidate to a client device of the registered user, the alert including the obtained phrase and information regarding the first category.

US Pat. No. 10,192,377

MOVABLE BARRIER OPERATOR CONFIGURED FOR REMOTE ACTUATION

ELIKA ACCESS SYSTEMS, LLC...

1. A method performed by an onboard computer on a vehicle for controlling a movable barrier, comprising:receiving a communication initiated by a movable barrier operator, the communication including an invitation from a movable barrier operator to join a local wireless network of the movable barrier operator;
sending a request to join the local wireless network, wherein the request includes a unique identifier associated with an authorized user;
launching an application in response to receiving the invitation, the application for requesting a user input associated with actuation of the movable barrier;
detecting whether the onboard computer has joined the local network; and
automatically generating a movable barrier actuation command in response to the vehicle onboard computer joining the local wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,191,493

VEHICLE POSITION POINT FORWARDING METHOD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method for operating an autonomous vehicle (ADV) having a set of front wheels as both driving wheels and turning wheels, practiced on the ADV, the ADV having a processor coupled to a memory programmed with executable instructions that, when executed, implement the method on the ADV, the method comprising:determining a first position associated with a set of rear wheels of the autonomous vehicle based on global positioning system (GPS) data received from a GPS source;
determining a moving direction of the autonomous vehicle based on directional data received from an inertial measurement unit (IMU), wherein the IMU is onboard the autonomous vehicle;
calculating a second position associated with the set of front wheels of the autonomous vehicle based on the first position and the moving direction of the autonomous vehicle;
planning, by the ADV, a route segment of a route based on the second position associated with the set of front wheels as a current position of the autonomous vehicle, generating, by the ADV, planning and control data for the route segment utilizing the set of front wheels as both the driving wheels and the turning wheels, wherein the generated planning and control data includes generating speed and direction data to control the ADV along the route segment, and includes location and direction data of obstacles relative to the ADV along the route segment; and
controlling and driving the autonomous vehicle along the route segment based on the planning and control data.

US Pat. No. 10,191,434

IMAGE FORMATION SYSTEM AND CONTROL PROGRAM

Konica Minolta, Inc., Ch...

1. An image formation system including an image formation device and a post-processing device configured to either convey a paper sheet on which an image has been formed at the image formation device or carry out post-processing thereon, the image formation system comprising:a paper ejection tray on which the discharged paper sheet is placed;
a jam detector configured to detect a jam of the paper sheet conveyed in a paper conveyance passage;
a partition paper sheet inserter configured to insert a partition paper sheet on the paper ejection tray by way of the paper conveyance passage; and
a control unit, wherein
the control unit controls the partition paper sheet inserter such that, after the jam is detected by the jam detector and paper sheets to be removed, at least including a responsible paper sheet acting as a cause of the jam, are removed, the partition paper sheet is inserted on the paper ejection tray before the paper sheet remaining in the paper conveyance passage is conveyed to be discharged to the paper ejection tray.

US Pat. No. 10,191,358

MOVING HEAD PROJECTOR SYSTEM

1. A moving head projector system, comprising:a projector housing rotatably mounted to a base via a yoke;
the yoke including a motor configured to adjust a position and an orientation of the projector housing along multiple axes;
a projector disposed within the projector housing oriented towards an opening disposed on a front side of the projector housing;
a lens positioned over the opening; the lens configured to allow light from the projector to pass therethrough;
a computer disposed within the base, the computer configured to control the projector and the actuation of the motor;
a camera disposed on the front side of the projector housing adjacent the lens;
wherein the projector is configured to project a live-feed captured from the camera.

US Pat. No. 10,191,277

MICROSCOPY SYSTEM, DETERMINATION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

OLYMPUS CORPORATION, Tok...

1. A microscopy system comprising:a microscope apparatus comprising an objective and a correction device configured to correct for a spherical aberration and to obtain image data; and
a computer configured to:
estimate, on the basis of information on a medium placed between the objective and an observation target plane, an amount of spherical aberration that occurs in the microscope apparatus; and
calculate a target set value for each depth of the observation target plane by use of a contrast value calculated from the image data obtained by the microscope apparatus and an amount of spherical aberration that is estimated, the target set value being a set value of the correction device, the set value corresponding to the amount of spherical aberration that occurs in the microscope apparatus,
wherein the computer is configured to:
calculate, on the basis of a plurality of contrast values calculated from a plurality of pieces of image data, the target set value at a measured depth that is a depth of the observation target plane when the microscope apparatus obtains the plurality of pieces of image data in the plurality of states in which different set values are set in the correction device; and
calculate, on the basis of the target set value at the measured depth and the amount of spherical aberration that is estimated, the target set value at a depth of the observation target plane that is other than the measured depth.

US Pat. No. 10,191,276

IMAGING ADJUSTMENT DEVICE AND IMAGING ADJUSTMENT METHOD

BEIJING ZHIGU RUI TUO TEC...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a memory that stores executable instructions; and
a processor, coupled to the memory, that facilitates execution of the executable instructions to perform operations, comprising:
determining imaging correction information corresponding to correcting a deformation of a first image of an object from a first viewing angle relative to a second image of the object from a second viewing angle, wherein the deformation is a perspective deformation of the first image of the object relative to the second image of the object, wherein the perspective deformation results from an imaging receiver not being perpendicular to the object, and wherein the imaging receiver is an eye or an image recording device; and
adjusting at least one imaging parameter of a group of adjustable imaging parameters for at least one corresponding subregion of an imaging lens group used to cause the first image of the object from the first viewing angle, wherein the imaging lens group comprises a plurality of subregions having adjustable imaging parameters in the form of an array, wherein images, comprising the first image, formed by the imaging lens group are adaptable by adjusting portions of the imaging lens group to embody the group of adjustable imaging parameters, and wherein the adjusting the at least one imaging parameter corresponds to adjusting the first image of the object formed by the imaging lens group according to the imaging correction information resulting in an adjusted image, wherein:
the adjusted image is directed to the eye based on the adjusting the least one imaging parameter, and the imaging lens group is at least partially comprised in spectacles, or
the adjusted image is directed to the image recording device based on the adjusting the least one imaging parameter, and the image recording device comprises, at least in part, the imaging lens group.

US Pat. No. 10,191,212

EXPANDABLE LIGHT GUIDE FOR BACKLIGHT

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. A backlight assembly comprising:a light guide plate having a pair of opposing edges;
a light guide spacer located rearward of the light guide plate and coupled to the light guide plate so as to be movable therewith;
a back pan located rearward of the light guide spacer; and
a sliding LED subassembly, the sliding LED subassembly comprising a connecting assembly, and a plurality of LEDs that are separated from the edge of the light guide by a gap of some distance, a portion of the connecting assembly of the LED subassembly located rearward of the back pan and coupled to the light guide spacer by an element that passes through a slot in the back pan such that the LED subassembly is movable with the light guide spacer and the distance between the LEDs and the edge of the light guide plate will remain the same during movement of the light guide plate.

US Pat. No. 10,191,206

LIGHT SOURCE CIRCUIT UNIT AND LIGHTING DEVICE COMPRISING SAME

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

1. A light source circuit unit comprising:a printed circuit board comprising:
a pad part extending from a first bent part in a first direction; and
a string part extending from the first bent part in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and having a string wiring;
a substrate comprising:
a first part disposed on the pad part and having at least one opening portion; and
a second part bent from the first part at a second bent part which is matched with the first bent part and disposed on the string part; and
a light source element mounted on the pad part by inserting the light source element through the at least one opening portion, and emitting light to an opposing side of the substrate,
wherein a connection wiring for connecting the pad part and the string wiring is disposed on the printed circuit board,
wherein the substrate has at least one bending hole formed on the second bent part along a portion where the connection wiring is not disposed,
wherein the string wiring is disposed to be spaced apart from the first bent part along a longitudinal direction of the string part and parallel to the first bent part, and
wherein the connection wiring extends from the light source element to the string part through the first bent part, and transmits an electrical signal from the string wiring to the light source element.

US Pat. No. 10,191,195

POLARIZING PLATE WITH PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE LAYER

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. A polarizing plate with a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, comprising a first pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, a protective film, and a polarizing film in the stated order, wherein the protective film is arranged on one side only of the polarizing film, and wherein:the polarizing film has a thickness of 7 ?m or less;
a thickness ratio between the protective film and the polarizing film (thickness of the protective film/thickness of the polarizing film) is from 2.0 to 8.0; and
a creep amount when a load of 500 g is applied to the first pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for 1 hour is from 20 ?m/h to 300 ?m/h.

US Pat. No. 10,190,798

AIR DEFLECTOR DEVICE AND AIR CONDITIONER

GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES,...

10. An air conditioner, comprising a case, a driving device and an air deflector device, the air deflector device comprising:an air deflector provided with rotating shaft inserting channels; and
a rotating shaft system;
wherein
one end of the rotating shaft system is provided with a first connecting part configured to connect with the driving device, and the other end of the rotating shaft system is provided with a second connecting part configured to connect with the case of the air conditioner;
the rotating shaft system comprises at least two air deflector rotating shaft;
every adjacent two rotating shafts are connected through a connecting rod;
each air deflector rotating shaft comprises:
an inserting plate configured to be inserted into and clamped in the corresponding rotating shaft inserting channel in such a manner that the inserting plate is immovable relative to the rotating shaft inserting channel when the air deflector is in operation, and
a bent part; and
one end of the bent part is provided with a fitting portion matching with the connecting rod, and the other end of the bent part is fixedly connected with the inserting plate.

US Pat. No. 10,190,434

TURBINE SHROUD WITH LOCATING INSERTS

Rolls-Royce North America...

1. A turbine blade track comprisingan annular ceramic runner formed to include a plurality of cutouts extending inward in a radial direction from an outer radial surface of the annular ceramic runner toward an inner radial surface of the annular ceramic runner, and
a plurality of inserts coupled to the annular ceramic runner, each insert including a stem arranged in the cutout and a cap arranged outside the cutout that extends from the stem in a circumferential direction and in an axial direction along the outer radial surface of the annular ceramic runner.

US Pat. No. 10,190,277

METHOD FOR TREATING OIL

United Arab Emirates Univ...

1. A method for treating oil, the method comprising:providing a polystyrene-based microfiber sorbent;
drenching the polystyrene-based microfiber sorbent in the oil to be treated;
dissolving the oil drenched polystyrene-based microfiber sorbent in a petroleum-based solvent in which both the oil drenched polystyrene-based microfiber sorbent and the oil is soluble to form a homogenous solution comprising the petroleum-based solvent having dissolved therein the polystyrene-based microfiber sorbent and the oil;
utilizing the solution as a feedstock for feeding a conventional petroleum refinery; and
converting the solution into conventional petroleum products.

US Pat. No. 10,190,208

METHODS FOR PACKAGING A PRECURSOR MATERIAL

HZO, INC., Draper, UT (U...

1. A method for packaging a precursor material for use in a material deposition process, comprising:analyzing at least one characteristic of a sample of a batch of the precursor material;
based on the at least one characteristic, determining a profile of the batch of the precursor material;
storing the profile on a tag;
packaging a portion of the batch of the precursor material with a boat configured for introduction into a material processing apparatus; and
associating the tag with the boat.

US Pat. No. 10,190,006

INKS FOR INKJET PRINTERS

LAMBERTI SPA, Alizzabete...

1. A method for decorating green or fired ceramic bodies by inkjet printing comprising the steps of:i. preparing one or more ceramic inkjet inks by milling a ceramic inorganic pigment having average particle size of between 1.0 and 10 ?m in an organic medium in the presence of a dispersing agent which is the reaction product between a polyethyleneimine and a 12-hydroxystearic acid and ?-caprolactone co-polyester, wherein the co-polyester comprises from 10 to 90% (w/w) of residues derived from 12-hydroxystearic acid, from 10 to 90% (w/w) of residues derived from ?-caprolactone and the total sum to 100% is constituted by no more than 30% (w/w) of residues coming from monocarboxylic acids used as starters of the copolyester and/or from other hydroxycarboxylic acids or C6-C18 lactones until the average particle size of the pigment is between 0.1 and 0.8 ?m;
ii. spreading a glaze on the surface of the green or fired ceramic body;
iii. inkjet printing a decoration onto the glaze employing the one or more ceramic inkjet inks to produce a decorated ceramic body; and
iv. firing the decorated ceramic body at a temperature between 900 and 1250° C. for 15-240 minutes.

US Pat. No. 10,189,863

5,6-DIHYDRO-4H-BENZO[B]THIENO-[2,3-D]AZEPINE DERIVATIVES

PULMOCIDE LIMITED, Londo...

21. A pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound according to claim 1 optionally in combination with one or more pharmaceutically acceptable diluents or carriers.

US Pat. No. 10,189,853

CONFORMATIONALLY RESTRICTED 4-SUBSTITUTED-2,6-DIMETHYLFURO[2,3-D]PYRIMIDINES AS ANTI-TUMOR AGENTS

Duquesne University of th...

1. A compound of Formula II, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof:
wherein Ar is selected from the group consisting of:

US Pat. No. 10,189,831

NON-NUCLEOSIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS

1. A compound of Formula I:
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein:
M is CH2;
Z is

each R1 is independently selected from the group consisting of: halogen, CN, NO2, C1-4 alkyl, C1-4 haloalkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, OH, O—C1-4 alkyl, O—C1-4 haloalkyl, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, SO2RA, SO2N(RA)RB, SO2N(RA)C(O)RB or C2-4 alkenyl substituted with CN;
R2 is selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H,
(2) C1-6 alkyl,
(3) C1-6 haloalkyl,
(4) C1-6 alkyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(5) O—C1-6 alkyl in which the alkyl is optionally substituted with 1 to 3 substituents independently selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, or S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(6) O—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(7) halogen,
(8) CN,
(9) NO2,
(10) N(RA)RB,
(11) C(O)N(RA)RB,
(12) C(O)RA,
(13) C(O)—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(14) C(O)ORA,
(15) OC(O)RA,
(16) OC(O)N(RA)RB,
(17) SRA,
(18) S(O)RA,
(19) S(O)2RA,
(20) S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(21) N(RA)S(O)2RB,
(22) N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(23) N(RA)C(O)RB,
(24) N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(25) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RA)RB,
(26) N(RA)CO2RB,
(27) N(RC)RD,
(28) C(O)N(RC)RD,
(29) OC(O)N(RC)RD,
(30) S(O)2N(RC)RD,
(31) N(RA)S(O)2N(RC)RD,
(32) N(RA)C(O)N(RC)RD,
(33) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RC)RD,
(34) CycA,
(35) —O-CycA,
(36) ArylA, or
(37) HetA;
R3 is H, C1-6 alkyl, halogen, CN, C1-6 fluoroalkyl, OH, O—C1-6 alkyl or O—C1-6 haloalkyl;
R4 and R5 are each independently selected from:
(1) H,
(2) C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl or C2-6 alkynyl, each optionally substituted with one or more substituents up to the maximum number allowed by valence selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB, CycB, ArylB and HetB,
(3) C1-6 haloalkyl optionally additionally substituted with one or more substituents up to the maximum number allowed by valence selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB, CycB, ArylB and HetB
(4) O—C1-6 alkyl in which the alkyl portion is optionally substituted with one or more substituents up to the maximum number allowed by valence selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB, CycB, ArylB and HetB,
(5) O—C1-6 haloalkyl, optionally additionally substituted with one or more substituents up to the maximum number allowed by valence selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB, CycB, ArylB and HetB,
(6) halogen,
(7) CN,
(8) NO2,
(9) N(RA)RB,
(10) C(O)N(RA)RB,
(11) C(O)RA,
(12) C(O)—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(13) C(O)ORA,
(14) OC(O)RA,
(15) OC(O)N(RA)RB,
(16) SRA,
(17) S(O)RA,
(18) S(O)2RA,
(19) S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(20) N(RA)S(O)2RB,
(21) N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(22) N(RA)C(O)RB,
(23) N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(24) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RA)RB,
(25) N(RA)CO2RB,
(26) N(RC)RD,
(27) C(O)N(RC)RD,
(28) OC(O)N(RC)RD,
(29) S(O)2N(RC)RD,
(30) N(RA)S(O)2N(RC)RD,
(31) N(RA)C(O)N(RC)RD,
(32) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RC)RD,
(33) OH,
(34) CycB,
(35) ArylB,
(36) HetB,
(37) -J-CycB,
(38) -J-ArylB, and
(39) -J-HetB,
or R4 and R5 on adjacent atoms may be joined together with the atoms to which they are attached to form a fused CycC, ArylC or HetC;
CycA, CycB and CycC are independently a carbocyclyl which is a C3-8 cycloalkyl, a C5-8 cycloalkenyl, or a C7-12 bicyclic, saturated or unsaturated, non-aromatic ring system wherein one ring is fused to or bridged with the other ring; wherein the carbocyclyl is optionally substituted with a total of from 1 to 6 sub stituents, wherein:
(i) from zero to 6 substituents are each independently:
(1) halogen,
(2) CN,
(3) C1-6 alkyl,
(4) OH,
(5) O—C1-6 alkyl,
(6) C1-6 haloalkyl,
(7) O—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(8) C1-6 alkenyl, or
(9) C1-6 alkenyl substituted with CN, and
(ii) from zero to 2 substituents are each independently:
(1) CycQ,
(2) AryQ,
(3) HetQ,
(4) HetR,
(5) J-CycQ,
(6) J-AryQ,
(7) J-HetQ,
(8) J-HetR,
(9) C1-6 alkyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR,
(10) C2-6 alkenyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR, or
(11) C2-6 alkynyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR;
ArylA, ArylB and ArylC are independently aryl which is optionally substituted with a total of from 1 to 8 substituents, wherein:
(i) from zero to 8 substituents are each independently:
(1) C1-6 alkyl,
(2) C1-6 haloalkyl, which is optionally substituted with 1 to 3 additional substituents each of which is independently selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(3) C1-6 alkyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(4) C2-6 alkenyl,
(5) C2-6 alkenyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(6) C2-6 alkynyl,
(7) C2-6 alkynyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(8) O—C1-6 alkyl,
(9) O—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(10) OH,
(11) halogen,
(12) CN,
(13) NO2,
(14) N(RA)RB,
(15) C(O)N(RA)RB,
(16) C(O)RA,
(17) C(O)—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(18) C(O)ORA,
(19) OC(O)N(RA)RB,
(20) SRA,
(21) S(O)RA,
(22) S(O)2RA,
(23) S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(24) N(RA)S(O)2RB,
(25) N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(26) N(RA)C(O)RB,
(27) N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(28) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RA)RB, or
(29) N(RA)CO2RB, and
(ii) from zero to 2 substituents are each independently:
(1) CycQ,
(2) AryQ,
(3) HetQ,
(4) HetR,
(5) J-CycQ,
(6) J-AryQ,
(7) J-HetQ,
(8) J-HetR,
(9) C1-6 alkyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR,
(10) C2-6 alkenyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR, or
(11) C2-6 alkynyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR;
HetA, HetB and HetC are independently a heterocyclyl or heteroaryl which is optionally substituted with a total of from 1 to 8 substituents, wherein:
(i) from zero to 8 substituents are each independently:
(1) C1-6 alkyl,
(2) C1-6 haloalkyl, which is optionally substituted with 1 to 3 additional substituents each of which is indepednently selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(3) C1-6 alkyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently selected from OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(4) C2-6 alkenyl,
(5) C2-6 alkenyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(6) C2-6 alkynyl,
(7) C2-6 alkynyl substituted with from 1 to 3 substituents each of which is independently OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, S(O)2RA, S(O)2N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)RB, N(RA)CO2RB, N(RA)S(O)2RB, N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB, OC(O)N(RA)RB, N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)C(O)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(8) O—C1-6 alkyl,
(9) O—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(10) OH,
(11) oxo,
(12) halogen,
(13) CN,
(14) NO2,
(15) N(RA)RB,
(16) C(O)N(RA)RB,
(17) C(O)RA,
(18) C(O)—C1-6 haloalkyl,
(19) C(O)ORA,
(20) OC(O)N(RA)RB,
(21) SRA,
(22) S(O)RA,
(23) S(O)2RA,
(24) S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(25) N(RA)S(O)2RB,
(26) N(RA)S(O)2N(RA)RB,
(27) N(RA)C(O)RB,
(28) N(RA)C(O)N(RA)RB,
(29) N(RA)C(O)—C(O)N(RA)RB, or
(30) N(RA)CO2RB, and
(ii) from zero to 2 substituents are each independently:
(1) CycQ,
(2) AryQ,
(3) HetQ,
(4) HetR,
(5) J-CycQ,
(6) J-AryQ,
(7) J-HetQ,
(8) J-HetR,
(9) C1-6 alkyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR,
(10) C2-6 alkenyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR, or
(11) C2-6 alkynyl substituted with CycQ, AryQ, HetQ, HetR, J-CycQ, J-AryQ, J-HetQ, or J-HetR;
each CycQ is independently C3-8 cycloalkyl or C5-8 cycloalkenyl, wherein the cycloalkyl or cycloalkenyl is optionally substituted with from 1 to 4 substituents, each of which is independently halogen, C1-6 alkyl, OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, or O—C1-6 haloalkyl;
each AryQ is independently phenyl or naphthyl, wherein the phenyl or naphthyl is optionally substituted with from 1 to 5 substituents each of which is independently halogen, CN, NO2, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SRA, S(O)RA, SO2RA, SO2N(RA)RB, or SO2N(RA)C(O)RB;
each HetQ is independently a heteroaryl which is optionally substituted with from 1 to 4 substituents each of which is independently halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, OH, O—C1-6 alkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, N(RA)RB, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, SO2RA, N(RA)c(O)N(RA)RB, or N(RA)CO2RB;
each HetR is independently a 4- to 7-membered, saturated or unsaturated, non-aromatic heterocyclic ring containing at least one carbon atom and from 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from N, O and S, where each S is optionally oxidized to S(O) or S(O)2, and wherein the saturated or unsaturated heterocyclic ring is optionally substituted with from 1 to 4 substituents each of which is independently halogen, CN, C1-6 alkyl, OH, oxo, O—C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, O—C1-6 haloalkyl, C(O)N(RA)RB, C(O)RA, CO2RA, or SO2RA;
each J is independently:
(i) O,
(ii) S,
(iii) S(O),
(iv) S(O)2,
(v) O—C1-6 alkylene,
(vi) S—C1-6 alkylene,
(vii) S(O)—C1-6 alkylene,
(viii) S(O)2—C1-6 alkylene,
(ix) N(RA), or
(x) N(RA)—C1-6 alkylene;
each RA, RB, RC and RD are independently selected from H, C1-6 alkyl and C3-6cycloalkyl, wherein said C1-6 alkyl and C3-6 cycloalkyl are optionally substituted with one or more substituents up to the maximum number allowed by valence selected from the group consisting of: halogen, OH, CN, C1-4 alkoxy, C3-6cycloalkyl and phenyl;
or alternatively each pair of RC and RD together with the nitrogen to which they are both attached form a 4- to 7-membered saturated or mono-unsaturated ring which optionally contains a heteroatom in addition to the N to which RC and RD are attached, wherein the additional heteroatom is selected from N, O, and S; wherein the ring is optionally substituted with 1 or 2 substituents each of which is independently C1-6 alkyl, C(O)RA, C(O)ORA, C(O)N(RA)RB, or S(O)2RA; and wherein the optional S in the ring is optionally in the form of S(O) or S(O)2
each aryl is independently (i) phenyl, (ii) a 9- or 10-membered bicyclic, fused carbocylic ring system in which at least one ring is aromatic, or (iii) an 11- to 14-membered tricyclic, fused carbocyclic ring system in which at least one ring is aromatic;
each heterocyclyl is independently (i) a 4- to 8-membered, saturated or unsaturated monocyclic ring, (ii) a 7- to 12-membered bicyclic ring system, or (iii) a 10- to 18-membered tricyclic ring system, wherein each ring in (ii) or (iii) is independent of, fused to, or bridged with the other ring or rings and each ring is saturated or unsaturated; wherein the monocyclic ring contains from 1 to 4 heteroatoms and a balance of carbon atoms; the bicyclic ring system or tricyclic ring system contains from 1 to 8 heteroatoms and a balance of carbon atoms, wherein one or more of the rings contain one or more of the heteroatoms; wherein the heteroatoms are selected from N, O and S; and wherein any one or more of the nitrogen and sulfur heteroatoms is optionally oxidized, and any one or more of the nitrogen heteroatoms is optionally quaternized;
each heteroaryl is independently (i) a 5- or 6-membered heteroaromatic ring containing from 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from N, O and S, wherein each N is optionally in the form of an oxide, or (ii) a 9- or 10-membered heterobicyclic, fused ring system containing from 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from N, O and S, wherein either one or both of the rings contain one or more of the heteroatoms, at least one ring is aromatic, each N is optionally in the form of an oxide, and each S in a ring which is not aromatic is optionally S(O) or S(O)2.

US Pat. No. 10,189,208

HEADLAMP TRANSPORT DEVICE

HBPO GmbH, Lippstadt (DE...

1. A system for fastening at least one headlamp onto a motor vehicle front end, the system comprising:a) the at least one headlamp;
b) the motor vehicle front end; and
c) a transport holder,
wherein:
the at least one headlamp is movable from a transport position to an assembly position;
the at least one headlamp is fastened by means of the transport holder onto the front end in the transport position for transporting the front end during assembly of the motor vehicle;
the at least one headlamp is fastened to the front end in the assembly position after assembly of the motor vehicle;
the transport position is different from the assembly position; and
the transport holder is not active in maintaining the assembly position of the at least one headlamp.

US Pat. No. 10,189,089

COATED CUTTING TOOL

TUNGALOY CORPORATION, Iw...

1. A coated cutting tool which comprises a substrate and a coating layer formed onto a surface of the substrate, whereinthe coating layer contains an outermost layer,
the outermost layer contains NbN,
the NbN contains cubic NbN and hexagonal NbN,
when a peak intensity at a (200) plane of the cubic NbN by X-ray diffraction analysis is made lc, a peak intensity at a (101) plane of the hexagonal NbN is made Ih1, and a sum of peak intensities at a (103) plane and a (110) plane of the hexagonal NbN is made Ih2,
then a ratio [Ih1/(Ih1+IC)] of Ih1 based on a sum of lc and Ih1 is 0.5 or more and less than 1.0, and a ratio [Ih1/(Ih1+Ih2)] of Ih1 based on a sum of Ih1 and Ih2 is 0.5 or more and 1.0 or less.

US Pat. No. 10,189,088

TUBULAR CONNECTION REFACING APPARATUS AND METHODS

REFACE SYSTEMS, LLC, Lau...

1. An apparatus for refacing tubular connections, the apparatus comprising:a mandrel having a central opening configured to receive a tubular connection;
a drive system coupled to the mandrel, the drive system being rotatable independent of the mandrel, the drive system including an engagement portion, a distal faceplate, and a proximal faceplate, the distal faceplate and the proximal faceplate each being adapted to connect to a plurality of cutters, the mandrel being rotationally lockable relative to the distal faceplate;
an engaging nut movably connected to the engagement portion of the drive system, the engaging nut being linked to the distal and proximal faceplates and providing longitudinal movement of the plurality of cutters upon longitudinal movement of the engaging nut along the engagement portion of the drive system.

US Pat. No. 10,189,083

METHOD FOR RECYCLING ELECTRODE MATERIALS OF LITHIUM ION BATTERIES

MICROVAST POWER SYSTEMS C...

1. A method for recycling electrode materials of lithium ion batteries, comprising:(1) disassembling the waste lithium ion battery to get positive electrode and negative electrode, immersing the positive electrode and/or the negative electrode into ammonia, then washing with deionized water and drying the positive electrode and/or the negative electrode;
(2) sintering the dried positive electrode and/or the negative electrode, and using mechanical method to separate electrode powder material from current collector to get positive electrode powder material and/or negative electrode powder material; and
(3) supplementing lithium to the positive electrode powder material, then processing the positive electrode powder material by milling, spray drying and sintering to obtain regenerated positive electrode material; or processing the negative electrode powder material by milling, spray drying and sintering to obtain regenerated negative electrode material.

US Pat. No. 10,189,071

METHOD FOR SUPERPLASTIC FORMING A MULTILAYER STRUCTURE HAVING A MONOLITHIC ATTACHMENT MEMBER

The Boeing Company, Chic...

1. A method for forming a multilayer structure from a precursor panel having an edge, said method comprising:connecting an attachment member to said precursor panel such that an edge of said attachment member is in alignment with said edge of said precursor panel; and
applying heat and gas pressure to expand said precursor panel.

US Pat. No. 10,189,050

ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCER AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. An electromechanical transducer of a capacitive type comprising:a substrate;
a first member stacked in a stacking direction on the substrate, the first member including a first electrode and a first insulating film;
a second member provided in the stacking direction on the substrate with the first member and a space therebetween, the second member including a second electrode and a second insulating film; and
a voltage-applying unit,
wherein the first insulating film included in the first member is positioned closer to the space than the first electrode is,
wherein the second insulating film included in the second member,
wherein the first insulating film includes silicon oxide and the second insulating film includes silicon nitride,
wherein the voltage-applying unit is configured to apply a voltage so that a potential of the first electrode is lower than a potential of the second electrode, and
wherein a root mean surface roughness of the first electrode is 2 nm or less.

US Pat. No. 10,189,043

MASKING DEVICE

Engineered Products and S...

1. A masking device for covering a masking area comprising:a first member;
a second member;
a third member;
a base defining a top surface and a bottom surface, the bottom surface defines a continuous masking surface, the base being substantially circularly shaped;
an adhesive applied to the bottom surface of the base; and
a pull tab extending away from the top surface of the base,
wherein the first member, the second member, and the third member are separate, individual components,
wherein the bottom surface of the base is formed solely by the third member, where the bottom surface defines the continuous masking surface that is completely flat, such that the adhesive does not traverse any irregularities on the bottom surface, and
wherein the bottom surface is configured for removable attachment to the masking area.

US Pat. No. 10,189,032

SPRINKLER VALVE MODULE WITH REMOVABLE VALVE SEAL

Hunter Industries, Inc., ...

1. A valve module forming a subassembly for installation of the subassembly into an outer case of an irrigation sprinkler, the valve module comprising:an upper valve support housing;
a lower support basket removably connected to the upper valve support housing to form the subassembly; and
a valve member reciprocable in a direction within the subassembly to engage and disengage a valve seat in the lower support basket, the valve member comprising a piston and a valve seal removably attached to the piston, the valve seal further being configured to be serviced or replaced separate from the piston.

US Pat. No. 10,189,001

MULTIPLEXED SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SENSORS FOR EARLY DISEASE DETECTION AND IN-SITU BACTERIAL MONITORING

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF T...

1. A method to produce a sensor for multiplexed detection of multiple biomolecules, comprising:providing a substrate, the substrate comprising at least one recessed region and nanopillars defined in the at least one recessed region;
attaching to said substrate a first plurality of first chemical linkers;
providing a second plurality of second chemical linkers, each second chemical linker capable of binding to a first chemical linker;
allowing the first and second pluralities of chemical linkers to interact under such conditions and for such a time as to allow binding of some or all of the chemical linkers of the second plurality to some or all of the chemical linkers of the first plurality to generate a third plurality of first and second chemical linkers, each first chemical linker of the third plurality bound to a second chemical linker of the third plurality, and a fourth plurality of first chemical linkers, each first chemical linker of the fourth plurality unbound to a second chemical linker of the fourth plurality; and
performing at least one functionalization step to produce a sensor for multiplexed detection of multiple biomolecules, each functionalization step comprising the steps of:
illuminating at least one area of the substrate to release the second chemical linkers of the third plurality of chemical linkers from being bound to the first chemical linkers of the third plurality of chemical linkers to expose the first chemical linkers of the third plurality attached to the substrate in that area; and
providing a plurality of molecular probes capable of attaching to the exposed first chemical linkers of the third plurality.

US Pat. No. 10,188,986

ELECTROCHEMICAL REDUCTANT GENERATION WHILE DOSING DEF

PACCAR Inc, Bellevue, WA...

1. A diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) doser, comprising:a DEF inlet configured to receive DEF, wherein the DEF includes a solution of urea and water;
a DEF outlet configured to spray DEF out of the DEF doser; and
an electrochemical cell located between the DEF inlet and the DEF outlet and couplable to a power source, wherein the electrochemical cell is configured such that, when DEF is flowing from the DEF inlet to the DEF outlet and when the electrochemical cell is coupled to the power source, the electrochemical cell causes an electrolytic reaction in the DEF flowing from the DEF inlet to the DEF outlet to produce gaseous products in the DEF flowing from the DEF inlet to the DEF outlet, and wherein the gaseous products comprise one or more of H2 or NH3, wherein the electrochemical cell comprises a compartment including a cathode and an anode electrode, wherein the compartment is configured to mix the gaseous products from the cathode and anode electrodes before the DEF outlet.

US Pat. No. 10,188,940

GAMES CONTROLLER

Ironburg Inventions Ltd.,...

1. An apparatus for supplying user inputs to a computer program for controlling the computer program, the apparatus comprising an outer case, at least one depressible trigger mechanism, and a mechanism for manual adjustment of a range of motion of the at least one trigger mechanism, the mechanism being disposed within an internal volume defined by the outer case of the apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,188,643

COMPOSITIONS OF BUPRENORPHINE AND ? ANTAGONISTS

Alkermes Pharma Ireland L...

1. A method of treating a depressive disorder selected from major depressive disorder, chronic depression, severe unipolar recurrent major depressive episodes, dysthymic disorder, depressive neurosis and neurotic depression, melancholic depression, atypical depression, reactive depression, treatment resistant depression, seasonal affective disorder and pediatric depression; premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, hot flashes, bipolar disorders or manic depression, bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder and cyclothymic disorder comprising administering a composition comprising a 1:1 ratio by weight of buprenorphine to Compound-1 to a patient in need thereof, wherein Compound-1 has the structure:

US Pat. No. 10,188,519

LASER-ASSISTED MACHINING (LAM) OF HARD TISSUES AND BONES

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS...

1. A method of laser-assisted machining of a bone, comprising the steps of:a) determining a target bone volume to be machined;
b) calculating a temperature-dependent material properties of the target bone volume to be machined;
c) defining a dumbbell laser beam profile for the target bone volume to be machined;
d) scanning a focused laser beam along a surface area axis of the target bone volume at a machining rate using the dumbbell laser beam profile; and
e) ejecting a bone residue from the determined target bone volume creating a machined void in the bone;
wherein the machining rate is determined from a laser power output, the target bone volume, a diameter of the focused laser beam, a laser scanning speed, a residence time, and a laser energy density (LED); and wherein the focused laser beam provides a narrow beam with a high power density and having low heat affected zones on the target bone volume; and wherein a governing equation for a whole geometry boundary conditions of the target bone volume is:

wherein, x is an X-coordinate in a three dimensional space (m); y is a Y-coordinate in a three dimensional space (m); p is Density (kg/m3); Cp is specific heat at constant pressure (J/kg·K); T is Temperature (K, Kelvin); t is Time (s, seconds) and k is thermal conductivity (W/m·K).

US Pat. No. 10,188,242

PARTITIONABLE PAPER PRODUCT

GPCP IP Holdings LLC, At...

1. A partitionable folded napkin product comprising:a base sheet having a basis weight of at least about 31 g/sq. meter;
wherein the napkin product comprises at least one fold in the machine direction; and
wherein the napkin product comprises at least one perforation line in the machine direction, MD;
wherein a ratio of a CD tensile strength of the paper to the tensile strength of a MD perforation line is from about 30% to about 70%; and
wherein at least one perforation line in the machine direction and the at least one fold in the machine direction are coextensive.
US Pat. No. 10,188,735

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR STABILIZING PROTEIN-CONTAINING FORMULATIONS

GENENTECH, INC., South S...

1. An aqueous composition of matter comprising an antibody and an alkylglycoside having a CMC value of about 1.0 mM or greater in water at 25° C., wherein the alkylglycoside is present at a concentration that is lower than the CMC value of the alkylglycoside in water at 25° C.
US Pat. No. 10,190,018

DI- AND MONO(METH)ACRYLATE BASED ORGANIC THIN FILM INK COMPOSITIONS

Kateeva, Inc., Newark, C...

1. A process of forming a polymeric thin film layer on a substrate, the method comprising:providing an inert processing environment;
providing an OLED device substrate;
providing an ink composition, the ink composition comprising:
40 wt. % to 60 wt. % polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate monomer, 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;
25 wt. % to 50 wt. % monoacrylate monomer, monomethacrylate monomer, or a combination thereof, having a viscosity in the range from about 10 cps to about 27 cps at 22° C.;
4 wt. % to 10 wt. % multifunctional acrylate crosslinking agent, a multifunctional methacrylate crosslinking agent, or a combination thereof; and
0.1 wt. % to 10 wt. % crosslinking photoinitiator,
the ink composition having a surface tension of between about 32 dynes/cm and about 45 dynes/cm at 22° C.;
printing a layer of the ink composition over a defined area of the substrate, and
curing the layer of printed ink, wherein an organic polymeric thin film is formed.
US Pat. No. 10,188,103

ANTIMICROBIAL COATING FABRICATION METHOD AND STRUCTURE

THE BOEING COMPANY, Chic...

1. A method of fabricating an antimicrobial surface coating, comprising:providing a substrate;
separately providing a first staggered pattern of a first antimicrobial material on the substrate, the first antimicrobial material being configured to inactivate a first target range of microorganisms; and
separately providing a second staggered pattern of a second antimicrobial material on the substrate, the second antimicrobial material being configured to inactivate a second target range of microorganisms, the first target range of microorganisms being different than the second target range of microorganisms, the first antimicrobial material being different than the second antimicrobial material, wherein the second staggered pattern to at least partially overlap the first staggered pattern, and the second staggered pattern to be at least partially disposed in spaces defined by the first staggered pattern.
US Pat. No. 10,189,910

ANTI-DPEP3 ANTIBODIES AND METHODS OF USE

AbbVie Stemcentrx LLC, N...

1. An antibody drug conjugate comprising a monoclonal antibody conjugated, linked, or otherwise associated with a cytotoxic agent,wherein the monoclonal antibody binds human DPEP3 and comprises three complementarity determining regions of a light chain variable region set forth as SEQ ID NO: 205 and three complementarity determining regions of a heavy chain variable region set forth as SEQ ID NO: 207.
US Pat. No. 10,188,116

METHOD OF SYNTHESIZING DOUM NANOPARTICLES

King Saud University, Ri...

1. A method for synthesizing Doum nanoparticles for enhanced antibacterial activity, comprising:drying Doum fruit to provide a dried fruit;
reducing the dried fruit to a powder;
subjecting the powder to alcohol hydrolysis to provide the Doum nanoparticles, wherein the alcohol hydrolysis comprises mixing the powder with ethanol under ultrasonic conditions of 30-60 kHZ for 25-30 minutes to provide a mixture and adding distilled water to the mixture to create a solution;
stirring the solution for 15-30 minutes at a temperature of 30-50° C.; and
filtering the solution to obtain the Doum nanoparticles, wherein the Doum nanoparticles have a particle size of 220 nm.
US Pat. No. 10,189,915

POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY, C...

1. A method of forming a polymer, comprising(a) providing a reaction mixture comprising
(i) one or more vinyl monomers
(ii) one or more pH-sensitive inhibition systems
(iii) one or more initiators in an amount such that a weight ratio of initiator to the total of said vinyl monomers is 0.001:1 or higher,
(iv) water in an amount of 25% or more, by weight based on the total weight of the reaction mixture,
(b) establishing conditions in said reaction mixture such that a free radical polymerization of said vinyl monomer occurs at a location, and
(c) after steps (a) and (b) and prior to completion of said free radical polymerization, changing the pH of said reaction mixture to increase the rate of generation of said free radical polymerization at the location of said free radical polymerization.

US Pat. No. 10,194,533

METHODS OF LASER TRACE POST PROCESSING AND DEPANELING OF ASSEMBLED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

SMART WAVE TECHNOLOGIES, ...

1. A method for processing an assembled printed circuit board (PCBa) panel comprising the steps of:a) loading at least one PCBa panel containing a plurality of connected PCBa's into a processing device having a first and second laser, wherein each PCBa has a plurality of traces;
b) severing at least one trace on each PCBa using the first laser to individualize the PCBa's; and
c) depaneling the PCBa panel to separate the plurality of connected PCBa's using the second laser.

US Pat. No. 10,194,532

THINNED ELECTRONIC PRODUCT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUAN...

1. A manufacturing method of a thinned electronic product, comprising:forming a conductive circuit on a first surface of a supporting body, wherein the conductive circuit is made of a patterned conductive ink layer;
disposing an electronic element on the conductive circuit, wherein the electronic element is electrically connected to the conductive circuit; and
disposing a film layer on the conductive circuit having the electronic element, wherein the electronic element and the conductive circuit are wrapped between the supporting body and the film layer;
wherein the film layer is a single-layer or multi-layer structure, the film layer comprises a functional film layer formed by at least one layer selected from a group composed of a heat dissipation layer, a light guide layer, an external view ink layer, a waterproof layer, an adhesive layer, an electromagnetic wave shielding layer, a chemical resistant layer and a supporting layer, and wherein the supporting body is interposed between the conductive circuit and the functional film layer.

US Pat. No. 10,194,515

BEAM DELIVERY SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR

Gigaphoton Inc., Tochigi...

1. A beam delivery system configured to deliver a pulse laser beam outputted from a laser apparatus to a target in an extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus configured to generate extreme ultraviolet light by irradiating the target with the pulse laser beam, the beam delivery system comprising:a plurality of beam adjusters configured to adjust a divergence angle of a pulse laser beam outputted from the laser apparatus;
a beam sampler configured to separate a part of the pulse laser beam outputted from a first beam adjuster provided at the most downstream among the plurality of beam adjusters to acquire a sample beam;
a beam monitor configured to receive the sample beam and output a monitored diameter; and
a beam delivery controller configured to control the plurality of beam adjusters based on the monitored diameter,
wherein the beam delivery controller is configured to:
adjust each of beam adjusters other than the first beam adjuster selected one after another from the most upstream so that the monitored diameter at the beam monitor becomes a predetermined value specific to the beam adjuster; and
adjust the first beam adjuster so that the pulse laser beam becomes focused at a position downstream of a target position, and
wherein the first beam adjuster is a final-stage beam adjuster in the beam delivery system.

US Pat. No. 10,194,474

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

British Telecommunication...

1. A method for establishing a connection between a first and a second base station, the method comprising:a first base station receiving a first identifier for a second base station and a second identifier for a second wireless local area networking module associated with the second base station, wherein the first identifier uniquely identifies the second base station and the second identifier uniquely identifies the second wireless local area networking module;
based on the first identifier and the second identifier, determining if a first wireless local area networking module associated with a first base station is communicatively connectable to the second wireless local area networking module associated with a second base station; and
the first base station establishing a cellular connection with the second base station using the first identifier and the second identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,194,463

EFFICIENT SIGNALING OVER ACCESS CHANNEL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. In a wireless communication system, a method of transmitting an acknowledgement of a detected access sequence, the method comprising:receiving, at an access point, an access sequence from an access terminal during an initial access attempt, the initial access attempt requesting a connection with the access point, the access sequence including channel quality information observed from a transmission previously received by the access terminal;
determining at least one attribute of the access terminal based at least in part on the received access sequence; and
transmitting an access grant for the connection commensurate with the at least one attribute, wherein the at least one attribute comprises an amount of data available for transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,194,451

CHANNEL DETECTION NOTIFICATION METHOD, APPARATUS AND BASE STATION

Nanchang Coolpad Intellig...

1. A method for channel detection notification for a base station, comprising:when a LTE system works at an unauthorized frequency band, receiving, by a primary cell base station, Radio Resource Management (RRM) measuring results of multiple base stations at the unauthorized frequency band reported by a terminal;
selecting a secondary cell base station for the terminal according to the RRM measuring results of the multiple base stations;
informing the secondary cell base station to conduct downlink channel detection at the unauthorized frequency band, when it is determined that downlink traffic reaches a set first traffic threshold value; and
informing at least one of the secondary cell base station and the terminal to conduct uplink channel detection at the unauthorized frequency band, when it is determined that uplink traffic reaches a set second traffic threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,194,439

SUBFRAME CONFIGURATION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a first base station from a second base station, a first message comprising one or more first parameters identifying a first plurality of subframes as a listen-before-talk (LBT) subframe of the second base station;
selecting a second plurality of subframes as an LBT subframe by the first base station based on the one or more first parameters;
transmitting, by the first base station to the second base station, a second message comprising one or more second parameters identifying the second plurality of subframes as a listen-before-talk (LBT) subframe of the first base station;
transmitting, by the first base station to one or more wireless devices, at least one radio resource control (RRC) message comprising one or more third parameters identifying the second plurality of subframes as a listen-before-talk (LBT) subframe;
performing, by the first base station, an LBT procedure in a subframe in the second plurality of subframes; and
transmitting, by the first base station, a burst when the LBT procedure indicates a clear channel; and
wherein the burst is configurable to start in the subframe if the subframe is identified as an LBT subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,194,438

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM SHARING

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. A system for sharing a shared first frequency band comprising:one or more processors;
memory; and
one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for:
receiving a request for use of the first frequency band from a first transceiving system operating at least partially in the first frequency band;
in response to receiving the request for use of the first frequency band, determining one or more second transceiving systems that are within a coverage area of the first transceiving system and that operate at least partially in the first frequency band, wherein at least one of the one or more second transceiving systems is communicating with at least one device using the first frequency band; and
sending a request to at least one of the one or more second transceiving systems to cease at least transmission in the first frequency band and to hand off connections with the at least one device to a third transceiving system operating in a second frequency band so that the at least one device continues communicating via the second frequency band after the at least one of the one or more second transceiving systems ceases at least transmission in the first frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,194,431

WIRELESS DEVICE LOCATION SERVICES

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A user equipment comprising:a receiver and a processor configured to receive a radio resource control (RRC) signal including uplink (UL) sounding reference signal (SRS) configuration information; and
the receiver and the processor further configured to receive a semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) message to initiate transmission of UL SRSs; and
the processor and a transmitter configured to transmit UL SRSs in a time and frequency pattern based on the UL SRS configuration information and the SPS message.

US Pat. No. 10,194,421

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:transmitting a silence command to a mobile terminal by a network node when a first predetermined condition occurs;
making a secondary component carrier of the mobile terminal transition to a silence state from an activation state according to the silence command and a silence-specific configuration and operate in the silence state according to the silence-specific configuration, wherein the silence-specific configuration is used to configure the mobile terminal by the network node, and the silence state is defined as a state in which the mobile terminal stops signal transmissions to the network node on a secondary cell but remains monitoring downlink control channel and measuring Reference Signal Received Power (RSRP)/Reference Signal Received Quality (RSRQ) on the secondary cell, wherein the secondary cell is served by the network node which uses a secondary component carrier that corresponds to the secondary component carrier of the mobile terminal, which is in a frequency band of a shared spectrum or an unlicensed spectrum;
transmitting a signaling message to the mobile terminal by the network node when a second predetermined condition occurs; and
making the secondary component carrier of the mobile terminal transition to the activation state from the silence state according to the silence-specific configuration and restart or resume message signal transmissions on the secondary cell in accordance with the signaling message;
wherein the signaling message is a de-silence command if a time alignment timer (TAT) associated with the secondary cell is expired when the second predetermined condition occurs, wherein the de-silence command is used to control the mobile terminal to perform a de-silence procedure before the secondary component carrier transitions to the activation state from the silence state;
wherein the silence command comprises a pre-assigned preamble, and the de-silence procedure comprises:
reporting channel state information (CSI) of the secondary cell in accordance with a temporary CSI reporting configuration of the silence-specific configuration;
transmitting the pre-assigned preamble to the network node; and
receiving a timing advance (TA) value from the network node.

US Pat. No. 10,194,321

PERIODIC MOBILE FORENSICS

THE MITRE CORPORATION, M...

1. A method for analyzing data on a plurality of mobile devices, comprising:for each of the plurality of mobile devices:
scanning current data in memory on a respective mobile device and generating a plurality of hash values based on the current data, wherein each hash value is generated for a respective block of data of the current data,
identifying, using a processor of the respective mobile device, a plurality of changes in the current data of the respective mobile device based on a previous scan of the respective mobile device by identifying changes in the plurality of hash values relative to hash values generated in the previous scan and marking offsets for blocks of data having changed hash values in a database,
after identifying the plurality of changes and marking the offsets for the plurality of changes, querying the marked offsets to collect information about the plurality of changes,
storing the information about the plurality of changes in the current data at the respective mobile device, wherein the information comprises at least one block of data having at least one changed bit and a location within the current data of the at least one block of data having the at least one changed bit,
sending the information to a server,
reconstructing the current data of the respective mobile device at the server based on the information about the plurality of changes in the current data of the respective mobile device and baseline data, wherein the baseline data is a single image representing an initial state of the plurality of mobile devices stored at the server, and
analyzing the plurality of changes in the current data of the respective mobile device at the server by comparing the reconstructed current data of the respective mobile device to reconstructed data of the respective mobile device based on the previous scan of the respective mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,194,241

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOUDSPEAKER PROTECTION

Avago Technologies Intern...

1. A loudspeaker protection system comprising an audio signal processing component that includes:first audio signal processing circuitry comprising a non-linear constraint filter that is configured to:
receive an audio signal;
receive one or more parameters of an excursion model of a loudspeaker from a model estimation component; and
generate a processed version of the audio signal corresponding to a constrained predicted excursion based on the one or more parameters of the excursion model; and
second audio signal processing circuitry configured to apply a gain change parameter to the audio signal prior the audio signal being received by the first audio signal processing circuitry, the gain change parameter being based on a temperature of a component of the loudspeaker.

US Pat. No. 10,194,080

MULTIPLE CHANNEL IMAGING SYSTEM

Sensors Unlimited, Inc., ...

1. A method of imaging comprising:monitoring a field of view with a first imaging sensor of a multiple channel imaging system; and
monitoring the field of view with a second imaging sensor of the multiple channel imaging system, wherein the second imaging sensor monitors the field of view in a stand by state;
activating second imaging sensor from the stand by state to an active state upon detection of a change in the field of view of the first imaging sensor, wherein the activating the second imaging sensor from the standby state includes at least one of increasing resolution, increasing frame rate, or increasing imaging sensitivity for the second imaging sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,194,021

METHOD, MEDIUM FOR OBTAINING CALL RECORDS OF MOBILE TERMINAL, AND MOBILE TERMINAL

BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOF...

1. A method for obtaining call records of a mobile terminal that are missed during the mobile terminal is offline or shutdown, the method comprising:sending, after the mobile terminal is recovered from offline or shutdown, a record obtaining message to a server, the record obtaining message comprising a starting time and an ending time of the offline or shutdown of the mobile terminal and a telephone number of the mobile terminal;
obtaining, according to the record obtaining message, one or more outgoing call records of contacts associated with the telephone number of the mobile terminal from the server;
obtaining, from the outgoing call records of the contacts, a missed incoming call record of the mobile terminal; and
inserting the missed incoming call record into call records of the mobile terminal according to a call time of the missed incoming call.

US Pat. No. 10,193,897

IDENTITY AND TRUSTWORTHINESS VERIFICATION USING ONLINE AND OFFLINE COMPONENTS

Airbnb, Inc., San Franci...

1. A computer implemented method, comprising:receiving, from a user, by a computer, information about a first online identity of the user of a first-party online system, the first online identity including a first name and a last name of the user;
receiving from the user, credentials for an account of the user in a third-party online system;
sending a request to the third party online system for information about a second online identity of the user, the request including the credentials, the third party online system different than the first-party online system;
receiving, from the third-party online system, information about activities performed by the user in the third-party online system;
determining an online trustworthiness score based at least on the information about the activities performed by the user in the third-party online system;
sending a request to one or more databases for information associated with first name and the last name of the user;
receiving, from the one or more databases, offline information about an the user;
determining an offline trustworthiness score based on the offline information; and
determining a trustworthiness score based on the online trustworthiness score and the offline trustworthiness score; and
responsive to determining that the trustworthiness score of the user is below a threshold value, exiting the user out from creating a user account in the first-party online system.

US Pat. No. 10,193,890

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS TO MANAGE WHITELIST INFORMATION

Alaxala Networks Corporat...

1. A communication apparatus connected to a network comprising a plurality of data receivers that are configured to receive data from the network,wherein each of the plurality of data receivers belongs to a data receiver group made up of at least one data receiver, and adds, to the received data, control information indicating the data receiver group to which the data receiver belongs,
wherein the communication apparatus further includes:
a controller configured to generate a whitelist based on data received by each of the plurality of data receivers;
a priority storage memory area that stores priority information indicating a priority of each data receiver group; and
a whitelist storage first memory area that stores therein the whitelist, and
wherein the controller is configured to:
receive control information of first data and a plurality of types of header information of the first data, the first data being received by a first data receiver;
select at least one parameter from the plurality of types of header information of the first data based on the priority of a first data receiver group to which the first data receiver belongs and a storage condition, the priority being indicated by the priority information, the storage condition indicating the number of whitelist entries that can be stored in the whitelist storage first memory area; and
add, to the whitelist, an entry that includes control information of the first data and the at least one selected parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,193,773

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR DISTRIBUTED NETWORK PACKET STATISTICS COLLECTION IN A TEST ENVIRONMENT

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES SIN...

1. A method for distributed network packet statistics collection in a test environment, the method comprising:instantiating first and second operations that implement different portions of a network packet statistics collection task on processing nodes implemented on different processors in a network packet statistics collection system;
utilizing an auto-discovery mechanism for the second operation to subscribe to a set of capabilities and identify the first operation as a matching operation, wherein utilizing the auto-discovery mechanism includes:
publishing a set of attributes from the first operation to a broker;
at the second operation, subscribing, by transmitting a message to the broker, to an operation having the set of attributes;
receiving, at the second operation and from the broker, notification of the matching operation, the notification including information for connecting to the first operation; and
establishing a channel between the first and second operations; and
executing the network packet statistics collection task, where the first and second operations perform the different portions of the network packet statistics collection task.

US Pat. No. 10,193,742

SELECTING A CORRECTIVE ACTION FOR A NETWORK CONNECTION PROBLEM BASED ON HISTORICAL DATA

KodaCloud Inc., Campbell...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium comprising instructions which, when executed by one or more hardware processors, causes performance of operations comprising:identifying a first network connection problem in a current environment associated with a first set of one or more conditions;
determining that a second network connection problem, with a second set of one or more conditions that is within a particular range of the first set of one or more conditions, was corrected by an application of a first corrective action;
determining that a third network connection problem, with a third set of one or more conditions that is within the particular range of the first set of one or more conditions, was corrected by an application of a second corrective action;
determining a first success rate associated with the first corrective action, wherein the first success rate is based on both (a) a number of times that the first corrective action was successful for a set of network connection problems and (b) a number of times that the first corrective action was attempted for the set of network connection problems;
selecting the first corrective action, rather than the second corrective action, for application to the first network connection problem, based on at least the first success rate associated with the first corrective action; and
applying the first corrective action to correct the first network connection problem.

US Pat. No. 10,193,714

CONTINUOUS TIME PRE-CURSOR AND POST-CURSOR COMPENSATION CIRCUITS

Avago Technologies Intern...

1. A pre-cursor compensation circuit for performing pre-cursor compensation on a differential input signal, the pre-cursor compensation circuit comprising:a first differential pair of transistors comprising first gate terminals coupled to the differential input signal, first source terminals coupled across a degeneration resistor, and first drain terminals coupled to a pre-cursor compensated version of the differential input signal; and
a second differential pair of transistors comprising second gate terminals coupled to the differential input signal, second source terminals coupled across a degeneration capacitor, and second drain terminals coupled to the pre-cursor compensated version of the differential input signal.

US Pat. No. 10,193,676

PILOT ALLOCATION METHOD FOR MULTI-ANTENNA SYSTEM AND PILOT ALLOCATION APPARATUS

BEIJING ZHIGU RUI TUO TEC...

1. A method for a multi-antenna system, wherein the multi-antenna system comprises L cells, and each cell comprises a base station with M antennas and K single-antenna users, the method comprising:determining, by a system comprising a processor, a first number of pilots to be allocated and a second number of training cycles at least according to a third number of users in each cell; and
determining a pilot allocation scheme of the each cell according to the first number of pilots to be allocated and the second number of training cycles;
the determining the pilot allocation scheme of the each cell comprising:
determining first pilots allocated for users in the l-th cell used during each training cycle of the training cycles, and during each training cycle, allocating second pilots of at least the k-th user of the l-th cell to different users in other cells of the multi-antenna system,
wherein L, M and K are positive integers, l=(0, . . . , L?1), and k=(0, . . . , K?1),
wherein the first number of pilots to be allocated K? is a prime number not less than Kmax, and Kmax indicates the third number of users in a cell with most users in the multi-antenna system,
wherein the second number of training cycles B?Kmax,
wherein the determining the pilot allocation scheme of the each cell comprises allocating pilots for users in the each cell according to the following:
andwherein Al is a pilot allocation matrix of the l-th cell, the [b,k] element of Al is an index corresponding to pilots allocated to the k-th user of the l-th cell during the b-th training cycle, and b=(0, . . . , B?1).

US Pat. No. 10,193,534

WIRELESS POWER SYSTEM TUNING APPARATUS

Garrity Power Services LL...

1. A wireless power transmission system comprising:a wireless transmitter capable of transmitting power; and
a wireless receiver capable of receiving power such that the transmitter or the receiver comprises a controller and a resonant tank, and the resonant tank comprises a capacitor and an electrically tunable inductor including a control coil, the controller being configured to adjust a current in the control coil to adjust the inductance of the electrically tunable inductor, the controller being further configured to produce a constant value of the current in the control coil to produce a desired inductance of the electrically tunable inductor.

US Pat. No. 10,193,509

POWER AMPLIFIER HARMONIC MATCHING NETWORK

Avago Technologies Intern...

1. An output network connected to an output of a nonlinear unmatched power amplifier that provides an amplified voltage signal at a fundamental frequency, the output network comprising:a harmonic matching network comprising a plurality of acoustic resonators configured to match a plurality of harmonic frequencies of the amplified voltage signal to one of substantially zero impedance, appearing as a short at the output of the nonlinear unmatched power amplifier, or substantially infinite impedance, appearing as an open at the output of the nonlinear unmatched power amplifier, resulting in zero voltage or zero current at higher harmonic frequencies, respectively, to avoid power distribution at the higher harmonic frequencies,
wherein each higher harmonic frequency of the plurality of matched harmonic frequencies is higher than a first harmonic frequency, which is the fundamental frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,193,463

INSULATED DC/DC CONVERTER

VALEO SYSTEMES DE CONTROL...

1. An isolated DC/DC converter comprising an isolated circuit having:a first arm having a first switch, in series with a second switch;
a magnetic component having two primary circuits and a secondary circuit that are separated by at least one electrical isolation barrier, said magnetic component being configured so as, during the conversion of an input voltage of the isolated DC/DC converter into an output voltage, to operate as a transformer from the primary circuits to the secondary circuit and as an impedance that stores energy in the primary circuits, and in which:
the first arm comprises a first capacitance in series with the two switches and situated between the two switches,
one of said primary circuits, called the second primary circuit, is connected between a first end terminal of the first arm and the connection point, called the second connection point, between the second switch of the first arm and the first capacitance, the first end terminal of the first arm corresponding to the terminal of the first switch that is not connected to the first capacitance; and
the other primary circuit, called the first primary circuit, is connected between a second end terminal of the first arm and the connection point, called the first connection point, between the first switch and the first capacitance, the second end terminal of the first arm corresponding to the terminal of the second switch that is not connected to the first capacitance.

US Pat. No. 10,193,329

WAVE-MAKING MECHANISM

Intex Marketing Ltd., To...

1. A wave-making mechanism of a pool, comprising:a housing with inlet holes distributed in a rear portion and a plurality of side walls;
a motor positioned within the housing;
an external power supply operably coupled to the motor;
a motor control box operably connected to the external power supply;
an impeller driven by the motor;
an impeller housing covering the impeller and including rectifying holes;
a guiding cap coupled to a front end of the impeller housing and having a flared configuration;
an outlet cover coupled to a front end of the guiding cap and including a screen portion; and
a shut-off switch that comprises a switch head magnetically coupled to the housing and including a handle and a cord.

US Pat. No. 10,193,235

OFFSET FED DUEL OPEN ENDED WAVEGUIDE ANTENNA ARRAYS FOR AUTOMOTIVE RADARS

Waymo LLC, Mountain View...

1. A radar unit configured to operate in one of two modes comprising:a waveguide feed coupled to a waveguide, wherein:
in a first mode, the waveguide feed is configured to couple electromagnetic energy into the waveguide for transmission by the radar unit, from a source of electromagnetic energy outside the radar unit; and
in a second mode, the waveguide feed is configured to couple electromagnetic energy received by the radar unit from the waveguide to an external component;
a plurality of radiating structures coupled to a first side of the waveguide, wherein:
in the first mode the plurality of radiating structures transmit electromagnetic energy from the waveguide; and
in the second mode, the plurality of radiating structures receive electromagnetic energy and couple the received electromagnetic energy into the waveguide;
a waveguide layer configured to propagate electromagnetic energy via the waveguide, wherein:
in the first mode, the waveguide layer is configured to propagate electromagnetic energy for transmission by the radiating structures from the waveguide feed; and
in the second mode, the waveguide layer is configured to propagate electromagnetic energy received by the radiating structures to the waveguide feed; and
wherein the waveguide feed is coupled to a second side of the waveguide at a location along a length dimension of the waveguide corresponding to a position between two of the plurality radiating elements.

US Pat. No. 10,193,229

MAGNETIC COILS HAVING CORES WITH HIGH MAGNETIC PERMEABILITY

CPG Technologies, LLC, I...

1. A system, comprising:a guided surface waveguide probe configured to generate an electromagnetic field when excited by an excitation source, wherein the electromagnetic field synthesizes a wave front incident at a complex Brewster angle of incidence (?i,B) of a terrestrial medium to generate a guided surface wave that travels across the terrestrial medium;
a guided surface wave receive structure configured to obtain electrical energy from the guided surface wave, wherein the guided surface wave receive structure comprises a magnetic coil and a core disposed in the magnetic coil, wherein the core has a relative magnetic permeability greater than about 10 and less than about 1,000,000; and
an electrical load coupled to the guided surface wave receive structure, the electrical load being experienced as a load at the excitation source coupled to the guided surface waveguide probe.