US Pat. No. 11,032,958

MOUNTING WORK MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component supply device which is related to mounting work of components on a board, the component supply device comprising:a component storage device that stores a plurality of components,
a component support section that supports the components in a dispersed state in which the components are dispersed from the component storage device,
a feeder vibration device that vibrates the component support section,
a first component holding tool that holds the components that are supported in the component support section,
an imaging device that images the components that are supported in the component support section in a state that the feeder vibration device does not vibrate the component support section, and
a control device, the component supply device supplying the components so as to mount the components on the board,
wherein the control device includes a component number acquisition section that acquires a necessary number of components that is a number of components that are necessary during mounting work in the mounting work machine, a component number calculating section that calculates a number of holdable components that is a number of components that are holdable from the component support section by the first component holding tool based on captured image data that is captured by the imaging device, and a first determination section that determines whether or not the necessary number of components that is acquired by the component number acquisition section exceeds the number of holdable components that are calculated by the component number calculating section.

US Pat. No. 11,032,899

PLASMA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PLASMA PROCESSING METHOD

TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED, ...

1. A plasma processing method performed in a plasma processing apparatus,wherein the plasma processing apparatus comprises:
a cooling plate;
an upper electrode;
an electrostatic chuck provided between the cooling plate and the upper electrode and configured to attract the upper electrode;
a power supply configured to apply a voltage to the electrostatic chuck; and
a power supply controller configured to control an absolute value of the voltage applied to the electrostatic chuck from the power supply, and
wherein the plasma processing method comprises:
controlling the power supply such that the absolute value is increased based on a degree of consumption of the upper electrode.

US Pat. No. 11,032,891

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM

ARTEMIDE S.P.A., Milan (...

1. A control method for controlling a lighting system and automatically adjusting the colour temperature of the lighting system, comprising:adjusting the colour temperature of the light emitted by the lighting system during one day according to a pre-set daily emission profile; wherein the colour temperature of the light emitted by the lighting system is progressively adjusted during the day according to a daily emission profile represented by a spline function comprising a plurality of spline function portions corresponding to respective pre-set time periods;
wherein the method further comprises acquiring a latitude of the controlled lighting system; acquiring a current date; and changing the daily emission profile depending on the acquired latitude and date; and
wherein the daily emission profile is determined by using a spline function specific for a certain day of the year and for a certain latitude.

US Pat. No. 11,032,920

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A flexible display device, comprising:a first body having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface;
a second body having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, the second body having a housing;
a hinge portion connecting the first body and the second body in a relatively rotatable manner; and
a flexible display disposed on the first surface of the first body and first surface of the second body, the flexible display being movable between a folded state and an unfolded state, the flexible display being exposed to cover the second surface of the first body together with the second body when in the folded state,
wherein the housing of the second body is slidable with respect to the hinge portion when the flexible display is moved between the folded state and the unfolded state,
wherein the hinge portion comprises a plurality of hinge segments sequentially arranged along a first direction,
wherein the hinge segments are arranged to surround a first side surface of the first body extending between the first surface and the second surface when the flexible display is in the folded state,
wherein at least part of the hinge portion varies in length between the folded state and the unfolded state, and
wherein the housing of the second body slides with respect to the hinge portion when the flexible display is moved between the folded state and the unfolded state to compensate for a length variation of the hinge portion.

US Pat. No. 11,032,959

COMPONENT MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting machine comprising:a mounting head configured to hold multiple holding tools each of which is configured to hold a component, and select and execute an individual mode, in which lifting and lowering is performed for each holding tool, and a collective mode, in which all the holding tools are lifted and lowered collectively;
a memory section configured to store multiple groups, which are grouped in advance and in each of which the number of the components is the same as the number of holding tools, as a collective lifting and lowering scheduled group; and
a control section configured to subsequently execute holding of the components by the holding tools, dipping of the components into a coating agent, and mounting of the components on a board,
wherein the control section includes:
a collective dip control section configured to perform the dipping for the collective lifting and lowering scheduled group in the collective mode in a case where a component for which the holding by the holding tool is to be skipped is not included in the collective lifting and lowering scheduled group,
a new group allocation section configured to prohibit the holding of the component by the holding tool in the collective lifting and lowering scheduled group, in a case where the component for which the holding by the holding tool is to be skipped is included in the collective lifting and lowering scheduled group, and allocate the component for which the holding by the holding tool is not to be skipped in the collective lifting and lowering scheduled group, as the component in a new group, and
a new group dip control section configured to perform the dipping for the new group in the collective mode, in a case where the components, of which number is the same as the number of holding tools, are allocated as the components in the new group by the new group allocation section, and configured to perform the dipping for the new group in the individual mode for each holding tool that holds the allocated component in a case where the components, of which number is the same as the number of holding tools, are not allocated as the components in the new group.

US Pat. No. 11,032,956

COMPONENT FEEDER MECHANISM WITH FLOATING FRAME

Automation Technical Serv...

1. A mechanism for detaching a portion of a covertape from a tape, the mechanism comprising:a base having a top surface and including a groove extending along the top surface;
a frame flexibly coupled to the base and including:
a right side having a substantially “L-shaped” cross-section and including a knife portion and a creasing portion, wherein the knife portion is configured to detach one side of the covertape from the tape and wherein the creasing portion is configured to crease a portion of the covertape to fold back on itself; and
a left side having a substantially “L-shaped” cross-section and rigidly coupled to the right side such that the frame has a substantially “U-shaped” cross-section that is sized to receive at least a portion of the base;
a first spring positioned between the base and the frame proximate the knife portion and arranged to control a compressive force between the knife portion and the base;
a second spring positioned between the base and the frame proximate the creasing portion and arranged to control a compressive force between the creasing portion and the base;
a first fastener flexibly coupling the frame to the base allowing the frame to translate linearly relative to the base and to rotate relative to the base; and
a second fastener flexibly coupling the frame to the base allowing the frame to translate linearly relative to the base and to rotate relative to the base, wherein the first spring, the second spring, the first fastener, and the second fastener allow the mechanism to accommodate a variation in a thickness of the tape.

US Pat. No. 11,032,953

MUTUALLY SHIELDED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. An electronic assembly, comprising:a first printed circuit board (PCB) including a first plurality of electronic components mounted on a first surface and a first conductive layer;
a second PCB including a second plurality of electronic components mounted on a second surface and a second conductive layer; and
a grounding shield electrically connected between the first conductive layer of the first PCB and the second conductive layer of the second PCB to electrically connect the first PCB and the second PCB, where the grounding shield at least partially shields at least one of the first plurality of electronic components and/or at least one or the second plurality of electronic components, where the grounding shield comprises a surface-mountable electronic component extending physically between the first surface of the first PCB and the second surface of the second PCB and electrically connected to both of the first conductive layer of the first PCB and the second conductive layer of the second PCB, and
where the first PCB and the second PCB are arranged in a stack such that the first surface of the first PCB opposes the second surface of the second PCB and such that the first conductive layer, the second conductive layer and the surface mountable electronic component collectively shield at least one of the first plurality of electronic components and at least one of the second plurality of electronic components from electromagnetic interference.

US Pat. No. 11,032,949

METHOD FOR DEPLOYING LIQUID COOLING SOLUTION IN AN AIR-COOLED DATA CENTER ROOM

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. An electronic rack of a data center, comprising:a plurality of server shelves inserted into at least some of a plurality of standard slots, each server shelf containing one or more servers and each server including one or more processors, wherein the one or more processors are mounted on one or more cold plates for liquid cooling; and
a liquid manifold shelf inserted into one of the standard slots separate from the plurality of server shelves, the liquid manifold shelf comprising a form factor that is the same as the plurality of server shelves to fit into any of the plurality of standard slots, and wherein the liquid manifold shelf includes a pair of an upstream supply port and an upstream return port and further includes one or more pairs of a downstream inlet port and a downstream outlet port,
wherein the upstream supply port is coupled to a facility liquid supply line to receive cooling liquid from an external cooling liquid source and the upstream return port to return the cooling liquid back to the external cooling liquid source, and
wherein at least some of the pairs of the downstream inlet port and downstream outlet port are coupled to the one or more cold plates of one or more of the server shelves to circulate the cooling liquid—or a second cooling liquid to provide the liquid cooling to the to provide the liquid cooling to the corresponding one or more processors.

US Pat. No. 11,032,889

ELECTROLUMINESCENT LIGHT SOURCE INTENDED TO BE SUPPLIED WITH POWER BY A VOLTAGE SOURCE

VALEO VISION, Bobigny (F...

1. A light source configured to be supplied with power by a voltage source, the light source comprising:a parallel assembly of at least two branches, each branch comprising a series assembly of a plurality of elementary light sources, each elementary light source being a single light emitting diode (LED),
wherein each of the elementary light sources has an approximately identical internal series resistance of at least 1 ohm, the internal series resistance of each elementary light source being determined by a structure of semiconductor layers contained in each elementary light source,
wherein none of the branches of the assembly comprises an electric current regulation device external to the elementary light sources, other than a switch device,
wherein electric current flowing through each of the branches is distributed uniformly so that the plurality of elementary light sources have a homogenous brightness,
wherein each elementary light source includes:
an electrically conductive layer;
a n-doped semiconductor layer;
a quantum well layer;
an electron blocking layer; and
a p-doped semi-conductor layer, and
wherein the n-doped semiconductor layer is deposited directly on the electrically conductive layer, the quantum well layer is deposited directly on the n-doped semiconductor layer, the electron blocking layer is deposited directly on the quantum well layer, and the p-doped semi-conductor layer is deposited directly on the quantum well layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,961

COMPONENT SUPPLY DEVICE, COMPONENT SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND COMPONENT SUPPLY WORKING SUPPORT METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A component supply device including an accommodation body installation unit in which one or more accommodation bodies each accommodating components are installable, the component supply device sequentially operates the one or more accommodation bodies to supply each of the components to a predetermined component supply position, the component supply device comprising:a supply state detector configured to detect a supply state of the components in totality accommodated in the one or more accommodation bodies installed on the accommodation body installation unit;
a determination unit configured to determine, based on the supply state, a state of the accommodation body installation unit among (i) an installation disabled state of being incapable of installing a following accommodation body to the accommodation body installation unit, the installation disable status indicating no vacancy in the accommodation body installation unit, (ii) an installation enabled state of being capable of installing the following accommodation body to the accommodation body installation unit, the installation enabled state indicating vacancy in the accommodation body installation unit, and (iii) an installation required state of being necessary to install the following accommodation body to the accommodation body installation unit, the following accommodation body being an accommodation body to perform the supply immediately after the one or more accommodation bodies; and
a notifier configured to notify a worker of the state of the accommodation body installation unit determined by the determination unit,
wherein the supply state detector includes an installation number measurer which counts the number of the one or more accommodation bodies installed on the accommodation body installation unit, and a remaining amount measurer which counts a suppliable remaining amount of the components accommodated in a component supply accommodation body that is an accommodation body currently performing the supply among the one or more accommodation bodies, and
wherein the determination unit configured to determine the state of the accommodation body installation unit among the installation disabled state, the installation enabled state, and the installation required state based on the number of the one or more accommodation bodies counted by the installation number measurer and the suppliable remaining amount of the components counted by the remaining amount measurer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,957

COMPONENT SUPPLY DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

4. A component supply device comprising:a component support section configured to support multiple component in a scattered state on a support surface;
a collection container arranged next to the component support section and configured to collect the components supported on the support surface via an opening in the collection container;
a collection device configured to cause the components supported on the support surface to be collected inside the collection container via the opening in the collection container; and
a container orientation changing device configured to scatter the components collected inside the collection container on the support surface by changing the orientation of the collection container such that the opening of the collection container faces the support surface, wherein
the collection device includes
a stopping member provided at a height at which contact is possible with the components supported on the support surface, and
a moving device configured to relatively move the stopping member and the component support section such that the stopping member relatively moves towards and away from the collection container, and
is configured to stop the components supported on the support surface using the stopping member and to collect the stopped components inside the collection container via the opening in the collection container by relatively moving the stopping member and the component support section such that the stopping member relatively moves towards the collection container, and
the container orientation changing device is configured to, after the components stopped by the stopping member have been collected inside the collection container via the opening of the collection container, change the orientation of the collection container when relatively moving the stopping member and the component support section such that the stopping member relatively moves away from the collection container.

US Pat. No. 11,032,955

FERRITE POWDER, RESIN COMPOSITION, ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING MATERIAL, ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE, ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT COMPONENT, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING

POWDERTECH CO., LTD., Ch...

1. A powdered ferrite comprising platy ferrite particles having a spinel crystal structure,wherein the powdered ferrite comprises at least 50 number % platy ferrite particles each having at least one protrusion on a surface of the particle, and the at least one protrusion has a shape selected from the group consisting of a rectangular pyramid, a truncated rectangular pyramid, an elongated rectangular pyramid, and combinations thereof.

US Pat. No. 11,029,933

METHOD AND STANDARD FOR INTEGRATING APLICATIONS INTO A CLOUD

INGRAM MICRO INC., Irvin...

1. A method for integrating a vendor application into a host platform, the method comprising:receiving, by the host platform, an application package corresponding to the vendor application, wherein the application package comprises a plurality of metadata files, control method descriptions, and content files;
integrating, by an application packaging controller of the host platform, the application package to generate an integration of the vendor application, wherein the integration includes a validation of each of a format and structure of the application package, metadata of the metadata files, and at least one application programming interface (API) function of the vendor application;
setting up, by the application packaging controller, a vendor application programming interface (API) configured to execute the control method descriptions, the vendor API further configured to receive a plurality of control parameters used by the vendor application to perform a plurality of operations requested by an end-user;
updating, by the application packaging controller, a list of integrated applications to include the vendor application corresponding to the application package;
identifying, by the application packaging controller, available resources being managed by the application packaging controller, wherein integrating the application package to generate the integration of the vendor application includes providing access to the identified available resources managed by the application package;
monitoring, by the application packaging controller, resource usage of one or more resources by the integration;
transmitting a result of the monitored resource usage to the host platform; and
adding, by the application packaging controller, one or more services from the application package to extend functionality of a second integration associated with a second application package of a second vendor application.

US Pat. No. 11,032,960

FEEDER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A feeder, for conveying an embossed carrier tape, having a component storage section with protruding shape and flange sections extending outwards from both sides of the component storage section, comprising:a feeder main body;
a feeding device provided on the feeder main body and configured to feed the embossed carrier tape to a component pick-up position;
a tape guide provided on the feeder main body and having a tape separating device configured to separate a cover tape covering the component storage section;
a tape conveyance path, being provided between the feeder main body and the tape guide with extending along a tape feeding direction of the embossed carrier tape, and having a recessed groove through which the component storage section of the embossed carrier tape can be inserted and passed; and
a pressing device disposed in the recessed groove of the tape conveyance path and configured to press the embossed carrier tape in a direction in which the embossed carrier tape is brought into abutment with the tape guide,
wherein the pressing device is positioned on both sides of the component storage section in a width direction in the recessed groove and configured to press the flange sections without pressing the component storage section.

US Pat. No. 11,032,954

SHIELD CAN

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A shield can, comprising:a frame including a cross-bar for installing the frame on a printed circuit board (PCB), a connection point of the cross-bar being connected to a top of a side of the frame, the connection point of the cross-bar being narrower than a bar portion of the cross-bar the frame including a burr at the connection point after removal of the cross-bar from the frame, the burr being a portion of the cross-bar left behind as a result of the removal of the cross-bar from the frame; and
a lid to the frame for forming an electromagnetic shield for components within the frame, the lid including a hole to fit the burr.

US Pat. No. 11,032,952

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING SHIELD CAN

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB) including a first surface, a second surface facing a direction opposite the first surface, and a side surface between the first surface and the second surface;
at least one component disposed on the first surface;
a shield can including: a first shield can configured to surround the at least one component and the first surface,
a second shield can configured to surround the second surface,
a welded area including a first welded area in which a first side member of the first shield can and a first side member of the second shield can are welded together, and a second welded area in which a second side member of the first shield can and a second side member of the second shield can are welded together, and
a soldered area including a first soldered area in which a third side member of the first shield can and a third side member of the second shield can are connected to a ground layer located between the first surface and the second surface, and a second soldered area in which a fourth side member of the first shield can and a fourth side member of the second shield can are connected to the ground layer,
wherein the first side member of the first shield can is parallel to the second side member of the first shield can, the third side member of the first shield can is parallel to the fourth side member of the first shield can, the first side member of the second shield can is parallel to the second side member of the second shield can, and the third side member of the second shield can is parallel to the fourth side member of the second shield can; and
wherein an inner surface of the welded area of the shield can is located at a predetermined distance from the side surface of the PCB so that a gap of the predetermined distance is formed between the inner surface of the welded area and the side surface of the PCB, and the PCB includes a first portion which is extended outside of the shield can through between the third side member of the first shield can and a third side member of the second shield can.

US Pat. No. 11,032,867

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING COMMUNICATION USING AGGREGATED CARRIERS IN V2X COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. An operation method of a first terminal in a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication system, the operation method comprising:performing V2X communication with a second terminal in a first carrier based on an original semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration applying to the first carrier;
receiving sidelink control information (SCI) from the second terminal, the SCI including a changed SPS configuration to be applied to aggregated carriers including the first carrier and a second carrier, the changed SPS configuration including first information elements for the first carrier and second information elements for the second carrier which is configured to be different from the first carrier in a frequency domain;
performing the V2X communication with the second terminal in the first carrier based on the first information elements included in the changed SPS configuration; and
performing the V2X communication with the second terminal in the second carrier based on the second information elements included in the changed SPS configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,951

ELECTRONIC SYSTEM COMPRISING AN ELECTRONIC MODULE

INSTITUT VEDECOM, Versai...

1. An electronic power system comprising:a first electronic module and a second electronic module, the first and the second electronic modules each comprising a first heat-conducting substrate, a second electrically conductive substrate, an electronic device arranged between the two substrates, at least one thermal bridge designed to transfer heat between the first substrate and the second substrate, the at least one thermal bridge being separate from the two substrates; and
a third substrate thermally; said third substrate being in the form of a plate sandwiched between the first and second electronic modules and being electrically coupled to:
the second substrate of the first electronic module; and
the second substrate of the second electronic module.

US Pat. No. 11,032,948

PRE-FABRICATED MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A data center, comprising:a modular air handling device comprising a fan or blower;
a modular electrical device comprising a switchgear device, transformer, or uninterruptible power supply;
rack-mounted computing devices organized into rows, wherein the rows of rack-mounted computing devices are separated by:
cold aisles from which cooling air is supplied to the rack-mounted computing devices and
hot aisles that receive cooling air that has removed waste heat from the rack-mounted computing devices; and
a mechanical and electrical distribution infrastructure system situated in the data center such that:
the hot and cold aisles are on a first side of the mechanical and electrical distribution infrastructure system; and
the modular air handling device and the modular electrical device are on a second side of the mechanical and electrical distribution infrastructure system,
wherein the mechanical and electrical distribution infrastructure system comprises a plurality of pre-fabricated panels coupled to a frame structure, wherein the plurality of pre-fabricated panels coupled to the frame structure form an air plenum that extends orthogonal to the hot and cold aisles, and
wherein the mechanical and electrical distribution infrastructure system comprises power busway segments coupled to two or more of the plurality of pre-fabricated panels, wherein the two or more of the plurality of pre-fabricated panels, when coupled together, couple together the power busway segments to form a power busway that extends orthogonal to the hot and cold aisles.

US Pat. No. 11,032,945

HEAT SHIELD ASSEMBLY FOR AN EPITAXY CHAMBER

Applied Materials, Inc., ...

1. A processing chamber, comprising:a chamber body having sidewalls, a bottom and a lid defining an interior volume of the chamber body;
a heat shield assembly disposed in the interior volume, the heat shield assembly comprising:
a heat shield member;
an annular preheat member having an inner circumference, wherein the annular preheat member is positioned below the heat shield member;
a susceptor disposed in the interior volume and configured to support a substrate thereon, the susceptor positioned within the inner circumference of the annular preheat member; and
an annular opening between the susceptor and the annular preheat member, wherein:
a first section of the annular opening proximate a gas inlet, the first section covered by the heat shield member, and
a second section of the annular opening proximate a gas outlet, the second section not covered by the heat shield member, wherein the second section is an arc that extends from a first edge and a second edge of the heat shield member.

US Pat. No. 11,032,922

CUMULATIVE SENSOR IN A FOLDABLE DEVICE

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A foldable device comprising:a first housing portion;
a second housing portion;
a hinge structure joined to the first housing portion and the second housing portion to permit the foldable device to be folded along an axis between an open mode and a closed mode;
a plurality of touch sensors disposed along the first housing portion and the second housing portion, the plurality of touch sensors including a first touch sensor disposed along the first housing portion and a second touch sensor disposed along the second housing portion;
a module implemented at least partially in hardware and configured to:
determine touch sensor physical proximity based on signals from sensors in the first housing portion and the second housing portion;
responsive to the signals indicating the touch sensor physical proximity is not less than a threshold, determine that the foldable device is in the open mode and automatically cause the foldable device to operate in a single sensor mode in which a first functionality mapped to the first touch sensor is performed in response to touch input received at the first touch sensor and second functionality mapped to the second touch sensor is performed in response to touch input received at the second touch sensor; and
responsive to the signals indicating the touch sensor physical proximity is less than the threshold, determine that the foldable device is in the closed mode and automatically cause the foldable device to operate in a cumulative sensor mode in which the first touch sensor and the second touch sensor are combined into a combined sensor and a third functionality mapped to the combined sensor is performed in response to touch input received at the combined sensor, the first functionality, the second functionality, and the third functionality being different functionalities.

US Pat. No. 11,032,950

EQUIPMENT COOLING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A cooling system for equipment comprising an air ingress and an air egress, the cooling system comprising: a compression chamber comprising a plurality of turbines configured to compress air exiting the equipment via the air egress to an increased pressure such that a temperature of the air exiting the equipment via the air egress is increased to a target temperature; and a refrigerant circuit comprising a condenser coil, an evaporator coil, and a conduit arranged to convey refrigerant fluid between the condenser coil and the evaporator coil, wherein: the evaporator coil is arranged to cool air entering the air ingress, and the condenser coil is located within the compression chamber.

US Pat. No. 11,032,940

COOLING PLATE, COOLING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A cooling plate comprising:first comb tooth flow paths extending from a first common flow path toward an inside of a flat surface parallel to a heat receiving surface in a comb-teeth shape;
second comb tooth flow paths extending from a second common path toward the inside of the flat surface in a comb-teeth shape and being alternately adjacent to the first comb tooth flow paths;
first vertical flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the first comb tooth flow paths toward a side of the heat receiving surface;
second vertical flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the second comb tooth flow paths toward the side of the heat receiving surface;
first outer flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the first vertical flow paths toward an outside of the flat surface;
second outer flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the second vertical flow paths toward the outside of the flat surface and that are alternately adjacent to the first outer flow path;
first coupling flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the first comb tooth flow paths or a representative one of the first outer flow paths toward the side of the heat receiving surface;
second coupling flow paths each of which extends from a representative one of the second comb tooth flow paths or a representative one of the second outer flow paths toward the side of the heat receiving surface and that are alternately adjacent to the first coupling flow path; and
heat receiving flow paths each of which communicates with a representative one of the first coupling flow paths and a representative one of the second coupling flow paths to receive heat of the heat receiving surface.

US Pat. No. 11,032,938

TEMPERATURE CONTROL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A temperature control device, comprising:a fan configured to drive airflows for controlling a temperature of a controlled region;
a temperature sensor disposed in the controlled region and obtaining a detected temperature, with the detected temperature indicating the temperature of the controlled region;
a modeling circuit obtaining at least one cooling parameter group based on a transfer function; and
a PID controller connected to the fan, the temperature sensor and the modeling circuit with respect to a temperature threshold so as to approach but not exceed the temperature threshold, controlling the fan based on an initial parameter group when the detected temperature is lower than a first temperature and the temperature threshold, and controlling the fan based on a first parameter group of said at least one cooling parameter group when the detected temperature is equal to or higher than the first temperature and lower than a second temperature as the detected temperature approaches the temperature threshold, and controlling the fan based on a second parameter group of said at least one cooling parameter group for reducing a variation of the speed of the fan when the detected temperature is equal to or higher than the second temperature and the temperature further approaches the temperature threshold;
wherein the initial parameter group comprises a plurality of initial parameters, with a value of each of the plurality of initial parameters equal to a preset value, and
wherein the first temperature is 0.63 times as high as the threshold temperature and the second temperature is 97% of the threshold temperature.

US Pat. No. 11,032,921

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND MOBILE TERMINAL

Everdisplay Optronics (Sh...

1. A flexible display device comprising:a flexible display panel comprising a first side and a second side, wherein the first side is opposite to the second side;
a roll-up mechanism comprising a master shaft for rolling up and unrolling the flexible display panel, wherein the first side of the flexible display panel is fixed to the master shaft;
a support mechanism comprising a plurality of supporting members, wherein the supporting members are articulated each other;
a housing for receiving the roll-up mechanism;
wherein the supporting members are stored under the flexible display panel, when the flexible display panel is rolled up;
wherein the supporting members are leaned to a backside surface of the flexible display panel, when the flexible display panel is unrolled;
wherein a surface of the support mechanism comprises a guiding groove, and a bottom of the housing is sliding inlaid in the guiding groove, wherein the flexible display panel is rolling up and unrolling in response to sliding movements, in the guiding groove, of the housing.

US Pat. No. 11,032,929

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING FLEXIBLE DISPLAY

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A portable communication device comprising:a flexible display including a first display area and a second display area each of which is visible in a bended state of the flexible display in which the first display area and the second display area face in opposite directions and an unbended state of the flexible display in which the first display area and the second display area face in a same direction;
a housing accommodating the flexible display, the housing including a first housing portion corresponding to the first display area and a second housing portion corresponding to the second display area;
a hinge coupled between the first housing portion and the second housing portion and configured to facilitate bending of the flexible display, with respect to a rotational axis, between the unbended state and the bended state;
a plurality of bars disposed between the flexible display and the housing and configured such that first surfaces of respective bars of the plurality of bars facing the flexible display form a planar surface when the flexible display is unbended, and form at least a partially curved surface when the flexible display is bended; and
an elastic member disposed between the plurality of bars and at least part of an area of the flexible display that curves when the flexible display is bended.

US Pat. No. 11,032,901

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:a first flexible insulating layer;
a first rigid insulating layer stacked on a first portion of the first flexible insulating layer; and
an electronic element embedded in the first flexible insulating layer in stacked formation with the rigid insulating layer,
wherein the first flexible insulating layer comprises a thermoplastic resin layer and a thermosetting resin layer, and
wherein the electronic element is embedded in the thermoplastic resin layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,815

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A wireless communication method, comprising:sending, by a first base station in a communications system comprising at least two base stations, a resource request message to a second base station in the communications system, wherein the resource request message requests the second base station to allocate a time-frequency resource to the first base station, wherein the first base station performs wireless communication using a first frequency domain resource, wherein the second base station performs wireless communication using a second frequency domain resource, and wherein the first frequency domain resource does not overlap the second frequency domain resource;
receiving resource configuration information from the second base station, wherein the resource configuration information indicates a first time-frequency resource, and the first time-frequency resource belongs to the second frequency domain resource in a frequency domain;
determining the first time-frequency resource according to the resource configuration information; and
communicating with a terminal device using the first time-frequency resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,946

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR CAGE ASSEMBLY, ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

ALL BEST PRECISION TECHNO...

1. An electrical connector cage assembly, comprising:a connector casing, having an outer side wall;
a heat-dissipating structure, disposed on the outer side wall, the heat-dissipating structure comprising a base portion and a first fin and at least one second fin that protrude from the base portion, the first fin comprising a first joining portion, the second fin comprising a second joining portion, the first joining portion and the second joining portion being joined, the first fin and the at least one second fin extending parallel to each other and the base portion, the first fin protruding relative to the base portion longer than the at least one second fin, so that a first accommodating space is formed above the at least one second fin, the first accommodating space extending parallel to the first fin and the at least one second fin; and
a light-guiding part, disposed above the heat-dissipating structure, the light-guiding part comprising a first light-guiding rod body, the first light-guiding rod body being accommodated in the first accommodating space.

US Pat. No. 11,032,944

CRUSHABLE HEAT SINK FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A heatsink to dissipate heat generated by an electronic device, the heatsink comprising:a ribbon including:
a core including a first thermally conductive material having a first melt temperature, and
an outer layer carrying the core, the outer layer including a second thermally conductive material compositionally different from the first thermally conductive material, the second thermally conductive material having a second melt temperature less than the first melt temperature, the second thermally conductive material including a tin-based material;
wherein the ribbon includes a plurality first bends at a first angle opposed to a plurality of second bends at a second angle, respective first bends of the plurality of first bends thermally coupleable to an external surface of an electronic device and respective second bends of the plurality of second bends disposed remote from the external surface of the electronic device when respective first bends of the plurality of first bends are coupled to the external surface of the electronic device; and
wherein at least one of the first bends includes a surface feature to facilitate deformation of the respective first bend upon forcible contact with the external surface of the electronic device to provide a thermal contact area proximate the external surface of the electronic device, the surface feature to cause a portion of the ribbon at the first bend to become parallel to the external surface of the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,943

HEAT DISSIPATION APPARATUS AND HEAT DISSIPATION SYSTEM USING THE APPARATUS

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A heat dissipation apparatus configured for dissipating heat of a plurality of heat-generating electrical devices and comprising:a container containing coolant liquid and the plurality of heat-generating electrical devices and comprising:
a bottom plate;
two first side plates; wherein the two first side plates are oppositely disposed;
two second side plates; wherein the two second side plates are oppositely disposed;
wherein the bottom plate, the two first side plates, and the two second side plates forms a first accommodation space for placing the plurality of heat-generating electrical devices;
wherein the first side plate is fixedly connected to the bottom plate by plastic welding, the second side plate is fixedly connected to the bottom plate by plastic welding, and the first side plate is fixedly connected to the second side plate by plastic welding;
wherein a diversion module is disposed in the container, the diversion module regulates the coolant liquid into the container, the diversion module comprises a liquid inlet portion, the liquid inlet portion comprises a cushion block, the cushion block comprises a plurality of second blocks, and the second blocks are spaced from each other to form a diversion channel.

US Pat. No. 11,032,942

STRUCTURE FOR A HEAT TRANSFER INTERFACE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Alcatel Lucent, Nozay (F...

1. A thermally conductive heat transfer interface structure comprising a substrate having a first surface and a second surface and a plurality of raised features formed on at least one of the first surface and the second surface of the substrate, the raised features being deformable under a compressive force, wherein at least some of the raised features each have an opening through a respective end portion thereof;wherein a thickness of a wall of a raised feature of the at least some of the raised features at said end portion is smaller than a thickness of the wall of the raised feature at an intermediate portion of the raised feature; and
wherein, one or more raised features from the plurality of the raised features each comprise a first height corresponding to a first location on the end portion thereof and a second height corresponding to a second location on the end portion thereof, wherein each one of the first height and the second height is a distance from a plane defined by the substrate to a parallel plane passing through a location on the end portion.

US Pat. No. 11,032,941

MODULAR THERMAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT DESIGNS FOR DATA CENTER COMPUTING

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus for thermal energy management, comprising:a first container having one or more cavities including a first cavity, wherein the first container includes a first material in a wall of the first container, one or more input inlets in the wall, and one or more output outlets in the wall,
wherein the first container is arranged to hold a first liquid coolant within the first cavity to at least partially surround one or more containers including a second container, the first liquid coolant, when held, circulates through at least an input inlet of the one or more input inlets and at least an output outlet of the one or more output outlets, and
wherein the second container includes a second material in a wall of the second container, and a second cavity configured to hold one or more heat sources, and a second liquid coolant to at least partially surround the one or more heat sources, the second container is sealed to separate the first liquid coolant from the second liquid coolant; and
wherein the apparatus further comprises a mechanical supporting system to support the one or more containers including the second container, or the one or more heat sources.

US Pat. No. 11,032,937

AIR VENTILATION DEVICE INSIDE AN ENCLOSURE INTENDED TO HOUSE MODULAR ELECTRICAL UNITS, AND ENCLOSURE COMPRISING SUCH A DEVICE

Schneider Electric Indust...

1. An air ventilation device inside an enclosure configured to house modular electrical units mounted on a mounting support, said air ventilation device comprising:at least one fan in the form of a module that can be fixed onto said mounting support alongside the other units, the at least one fan including
an exhaust to discharge hot air from inside the enclosure to outside of the enclosure, and
a curved shutter configured to shut the exhaust when in a first position and configured to divert the hot air into the exhaust when in a second position, the curved shutter having a first concave side exposed to the hot air when the curved shutter is in the first position and having a second concave side exposed to the hot air when the curved shutter is in the second position, an end of the curved shutter that is connected to a pivot point being thinner than an end of the curved shutter furthest from the pivot point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,912

SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTROMECHANICAL STRUCTURE

TACTOTEK OY, Oulunsalo (...

18. A system for manufacturing an electromechanical structure, the system comprising:a first entity configured to produce conductors on a planar, flat film;
a second entity includes a pick-and-place machine configured to attach electronic elements at locations on the planar, flat film in relation to a three-dimensional shape of the planar, flat film, the electronic elements including a number of surface mount technology components, the locations of the electronic elements on the planar, flat film selected such that the locations deform less than predetermined areas of maximum deformation introduced into the planar, flat film during forming of the planar, flat film into the three-dimensional shape;
a third entity configured to form the planar, flat film into the three-dimensional shape when the electronic elements are supported on the planar, flat film, the third entity including at least one of a continuously roll-fed machine, an automatically in-precut-pieces-fed machine, a computer numerical control machine, a thermoforming machine, a vacuum former machine, a pressure forming machine, or a blow molding machine; and
wherein the first, second, and third entities are arranged relative to one another to manufacture the electromechanical structure.

US Pat. No. 11,032,877

HEATING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A HEATING DEVICE

E.G.O. Elektro-Geraetebau...

1. A radiant heating device comprising:a sheet-like support with a support top side,
at least one heating element on said support top side, said heating element running in tracks in a laying pattern,
wherein:
said heating element has at least two heating conductor strips, each of said heating conductor strips having lateral sides and a top edge and a bottom edge,
said at least two heating conductor strips are placed together or placed on one another by way of said lateral sides mutually facing each other,
said lateral sides are at least partially but not completely in contact relative to one another, and
said at least two heating conductor strips are connected to one another in a fixed and non-detachable manner such that said at least two heating conductor strips are extend partially but not completely against one another.

US Pat. No. 11,032,835

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCHEDULING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for determining link direction of a resource in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving frame configuration information from a base station, wherein the frame configuration information informs at least one of a default resource and a flexible resource in a frame, wherein each of the default resource is a downlink resource or an uplink resource, and the flexible resource is a specific resource which is not informed as the default resource by the frame configuration information,
receiving downlink control information (DCI) informing link direction of the flexible resource, from the base station; and
determining the link direction of the flexible resource in the frame based on both the frame configuration information and the DCI,
wherein a time duration of both the default resource and the flexible resource is determined by a transmission time interval (TTI).

US Pat. No. 11,032,947

TAILORED COLDPLATE GEOMETRIES FOR FORMING MULTIPLE COEFFICIENT OF THERMAL EXPANSION (CTE) ZONES

Raytheon Company, Waltha...

1. An apparatus comprising:a coldplate configured to be thermally coupled to a structure to be cooled and to remove thermal energy from the structure;
wherein the coldplate comprises:
first and second outer layers comprising at least one first material; and
a third layer embedded in the first and second outer layers and comprising at least one second material;
wherein the first and second materials have different coefficients of thermal expansion (CTEs);
wherein the third layer is embedded non-uniformly in the first and second outer layers so that different zones of the coldplate have different local CTEs; and
wherein the different zones of the coldplate having the different local CTEs are defined based on different regions of the structure that reach different temperatures.

US Pat. No. 11,032,939

LIQUID SUBMERSION COOLED ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

LiquidCool Solutions, Inc...

1. A method of cooling heat generating electronic computer components of a computing system, comprising:submerging the heat generating electronic computer components, that are mounted on an upper surface of a circuit board, of the computing system in a dielectric cooling liquid contained in an interior space defined within a liquid-tight enclosure of the computing system so that the heat generating electronic computer components are in direct contact with the dielectric cooling liquid; the liquid-tight enclosure includes a first wall, a second wall opposite the first wall, a third wall interconnecting the first wall and the second wall, a fourth wall opposite the third wall and interconnecting the first wall and the second wall, a first end wall and a second end wall; the first wall and the second wall are each larger in area than the third wall, the fourth wall, the first end wall, and the second end wall; and the upper surface of the circuit board is parallel to the first wall and to the second wall;
circulating the dielectric cooling liquid through a heat exchanger for cooling the dielectric cooling liquid without circulating the dielectric cooling liquid to a heat exchanger external to the liquid-tight enclosure, wherein the dielectric cooling liquid is circulated by a pump disposed within the interior space of the liquid-tight enclosure and submerged in the dielectric cooling liquid and the pump is not mounted on the circuit board, and the pump is positioned closer to the first end wall than it is to the second end wall; and
directing a return flow of the dielectric cooling liquid, after being cooled in the heat exchanger, into a manifold that does not overlap the upper surface and that is not affixed to the circuit board, the manifold is positioned closer to the second end wall than it is to the first end wall, and thereafter from the manifold directly onto at least one of the submerged heat generating electronic computer components or directly onto a heat sink that is fixed to the at least one submerged heat generating electronic computer component.

US Pat. No. 11,032,908

CIRCUIT BOARD, ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING

UOP LLC, Des Plaines, IL...

1. A circuit board assembly comprising:a first circuit board comprising a first top surface with circuitry and a leading edge; said first circuit board having an edge electrode including a conductive edge trace on said leading edge, an opening in said first circuit board and a first bottom surface having a conductive first bottom surface pad on said first bottom surface;
a second circuit board having a second top surface with circuitry; said second circuit board having a conductive second top surface pad aligned with said opening, said first bottom surface pad and said edge trace in said first circuit board; and
said opening in said first circuit board containing solder establishing a bond between said first circuit board and said second top surface pad, wherein said solder is configured to reflow at a junction of said edge trace of said first circuit board and said second top surface pad of said first circuit board to metallurgically and conductively bond said edge trace with said second top surface pad.

US Pat. No. 11,032,884

METHOD FOR MAKING TUNABLE MULTI-LED EMITTER MODULE

LedEngin, Inc., San Jose...

1. A method, for making a lighting system comprising:providing first and second groups of light-emitter diodes (LEDs) on a substrate, each group having one or more LEDs;
providing connections for feeding electric current to each of first and second groups of LEDs on the substrate;
providing a memory device containing at least information associating a plurality of output light colors with a corresponding plurality of combinations of electrical current values, each combination specifying a first electric current for one of the first group of LEDs and a second electric current for one of the second group of LEDs; and
providing a circuit for accessing to the information in the memory device;
disposing the substrate with the first and second groups of LEDs, the memory device, and the circuit on a same circuit board.

US Pat. No. 11,032,871

MANAGING SLEEP CYCLES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for managing discontinuous reception operation in a communications system wherein the communications system comprises a plurality of wireless terminals each supporting a discontinuous reception operation wherein each wireless terminal discontinuously receives data transmissions, the method comprising:obtaining discontinuous reception information from each of said wireless terminals wherein the discontinuous reception information of each wireless terminal comprises one or more of: a reception period, a sleep period, a DRX cycle, and a DRX cycle start period associated with that wireless terminal;
generating, based on the obtained discontinuous reception information from each wireless terminal, a discontinuous reception configuration for one or more of said wireless terminals to produce a common reception period for each wireless terminal, such that even when there is no common period between the plurality of wireless terminals during which each of the plurality of wireless terminals can receive a data transmission, reception periods of one or more of the plurality of wireless terminals are aliened to produce the common reception period, wherein the common reception period is a period during which the plurality of wireless terminals are able to receive a data transmission at the same time; and the discontinuous reception configuration comprises modifying one or more of the reception period, the sleep period, the DRX cycle, and the DRX cycle start period of each wireless terminal; and
signaling the discontinuous reception configuration to the one or more wireless terminals to produce the common reception for each wireless terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,839

UPLINK SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS, SYSTEM, COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

China Mobile Communicatio...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink (UL) signal, applied into a terminal side and comprising:determining, by User Equipment (UE), according to a Listen Before Talk (LBT) result, a starting transmission position for transmission of the UL signal from at least one predefined candidate transmission position; and
starting, by the UE, a transmission of the UL signal at the determined starting transmission position,
wherein the determining, by the UE, according to the LBT result, the starting transmission position for transmission of the UL signal from the at least one predefined candidate transmission position comprises:
for a UL subframe, sequentially sensing, by the UE, whether a channel is idle before each candidate transmission position in the UL subframe from a first candidate transmission position of the UL subframe, until sensing a candidate transmission position when the channel is idle before the candidate transmission position; and
determining the candidate transmission position when the channel is idle before the candidate transmission position as the starting transmission position for transmission of the UL signal; and
wherein, for each candidate transmission position, the determination regarding whether the channel is idle before the candidate transmission position is made according to the following method:
starting detection of at least one of a total power level or a predetermined characteristic signal level on the present channel at a predetermined advance prior to the candidate transmission position;
when the total power level is less than a first predetermined threshold and/or the predetermined characteristic signal level is less than a second predetermined threshold within a predefined duration, determining that the channel is idle before the candidate transmission position; or
when the total power level is not less than the first predetermined threshold and the predetermined characteristic signal level is not less than the second predetermined threshold within the predefined duration, determining that the channel is busy before the candidate transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,032,928

SYSTEM FOR RELEASEABLY CONNECTING A FIRST DEVICE HOUSING WITH A SECOND DEVICE HOUSING AND CONNECTION ARRANGEMENT

1. A system for releaseably connecting a first device housing with a second device housing, comprising:at least three connection units,
wherein each of the connection units comprises a headed bolt and a corresponding keyhole-shaped recess configured for receiving the headed bolt in such a manner that the headed bolt can be inserted into the recess in a first section and held in the recess in a second section,
wherein at least one of the connection units comprises a locking mechanism configured for locking the bolt in the second section of the recess, and
wherein the locking mechanism comprises a movable locking element which is movable with respect to the headed bolt and configured to hold the headed bolt in the second section of the recess in a locking position;
wherein the locking mechanism comprises a locking catch configured to catch the headed bolt in the second section of the recess.

US Pat. No. 11,032,927

LATCH MECHANISM AND TENON STRUCTURE THEREOF

GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORAT...

1. A tenon structure, adapted to be assembled to a hollow opening and a side edge of a sliding cover plate, the tenon structure comprising:a body;
a trigger portion, extending from the body and provided correspondingly to the hollow opening; and
a fastening rail portion, extending from the body and provided correspondingly to the side edge;
wherein the tenon structure utilizes the trigger portion and the fastening rail portion to respectively abut against and slide at the hollow opening and the side edge of the sliding cover plate.

US Pat. No. 11,032,924

DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device comprising:a cover window comprising a curved portion and a flat portion; and
a display panel comprising:
a substrate;
a light-emitting unit on the substrate and comprising an organic light emitting device; and
a thin film on the light-emitting unit, the thin film comprising an organic layer and an inorganic layer,
wherein the display panel is smaller in at least one of length or width than the cover window, and defines:
a first display panel portion on the flat portion of the cover window; and
a second display panel portion extending in a curved shape from the first display panel portion and on the curved portion of the cover window, and
wherein the cover window is a single piece.

US Pat. No. 11,032,919

CONTROL BOXES AND SYSTEM-ON-MODULE CIRCUIT BOARDS FOR UNMANNED VEHICLES

GE Aviation Systems LLC, ...

1. A control box defining a lateral direction, a longitudinal direction, and a transverse direction, the control box comprising:a housing defining an interior, the housing comprising a cover and a stiffener, the stiffener removably connected in contact with the cover, the stiffener comprising an outer frame and at least one cross-member, and wherein the stiffener has a tab extending therefrom;
a heat sink removably connected in contact with the stiffener, the heat sink having a base defining a groove, wherein the tab extends into the groove when the heat sink is connected to the stiffener;
a first circuit board disposed within the interior, the first circuit board positioned between the stiffener and the heat sink; and
a second circuit board disposed within the interior, the second circuit board positioned between the cover and the stiffener,
wherein the cover, stiffener, and heat sink are stacked along the transverse direction, and
wherein the first circuit board comprises a plurality of computing components and the stiffener further includes a plurality of fingers, and wherein the first circuit board contacts one or more of the plurality of fingers.

US Pat. No. 11,032,918

DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device comprising:a cover window comprising a curved portion and a flat portion; and
a display panel smaller in at least one of length or width than the cover window and laminated on the flat portion of the cover window, the display panel comprising:
a substrate;
a light-emitting unit on the substrate and comprising an organic light emitting device; and
a thin film on the light-emitting unit, the thin film comprising an organic layer and an inorganic layer,
wherein the display panel is laminated entirely on the flat portion, and
wherein the cover window is formed from a single piece.

US Pat. No. 11,032,907

MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH CASE IN WHICH PRINTED BOARDS JOINED TO EACH OTHER ARE STORED

SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUF...

1. A manufacturing method for an electronic apparatus, the method comprising:providing a first printed board having a first main surface and a second main surface opposite to the first main surface, the first printed board having, on the first main surface, a plurality of first connection land portions provided along a side end of the first printed board, a cutout portion being provided between the plurality of first connection land portions;
providing a second printed board having a third main surface and a fourth main surface opposite to the third main surface, the second printed board having, on the fourth main surface, a plurality of second connection land portions provided along a side end of the second printed board, a cutout portion being provided between the plurality of second connection land portions;
joining the first printed board and the second printed board together with a conductive joining material such that the first main surface is opposed to the fourth main surface and the plurality of first connection land portions are electrically connected to the corresponding second connection land portions;
providing a case which is upwardly open and which has a first bottom surface and a second bottom surface disposed deeper than the first bottom surface;
storing the joined first and second printed boards in the case such that the second main surface of the first printed board is in contact with the first bottom surface and the second printed board is located above the second bottom surface;
providing a cover plate for sealing the case;
closing the opening in the upper portion of the case with the cover plate; and
sealing the first and second printed boards stored in the case by injecting a sealing resin into a storage space defined by the case and the cover plate, wherein
in the joining, the first printed board and the second printed board are joined together such that the cutout portion of the first printed board and the cutout portion of the second printed board at least partially overlap with each other to form a penetrating hole,
in the storing, the joined first and second printed boards are stored in the case such that the penetrating hole communicates with a space defined by the case and the second printed board and at least a part of the penetrating hole is located above an inclined surface connecting the first bottom surface and the second bottom surface, and
in the sealing, after the case is arranged such that an opening in a side surface of the case is oriented upward, the sealing resin is injected into the space through the opening in the side surface, thereby moving air bubbles retained in the space upward along the inclined surface to release the air bubbles to the first main surface side of the first printed board through the penetrating hole.

US Pat. No. 11,032,904

INTERPOSER SUBSTRATE AND CIRCUIT MODULE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A circuit module comprising:an interposer substrate comprising:
a body that includes a first principal surface, a second principal surface, and a third principal surface each of which is perpendicular to a height direction of the body, a distance between the first principal surface and the second principal surface being different from a distance between the first principal surface and the third principal surface in the height direction;
a first external connection conductor that is provided on the first principal surface;
a second external connection conductor that is provided on the second principal surface;
a third external connection conductor that is provided on the third principal surface; and
a wiring conductor that is provided inside the body and connects the first external connection conductor, and the second external connection conductor and the third external connection conductor, and includes a flat conductor pattern that is inside the body and has a flat plane perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the height direction of the body, and a via conductor that is inside the body and extends in the height direction;
a first circuit board that is bonded to the first external connection conductor such that the interposer substrate is mounted to the first circuit board;
a first flat cable, including terminal conductors on a first end and a second end, the terminal conductor on the first end of the first flat cable is bonded to the second external connection conductor;
a second flat cable, including terminal conductors on a first end and a second end, the terminal conductor on the first end of the second flat cable is bonded to the third external connection conductor;
a second circuit board, bonded to the terminal conductors on the second end of the first flat cable; and
a third circuit board, bonded to the terminal conductors on the second end of the second flat cable; wherein
the first external connection conductor is connected to the second external connection conductor through the flat conductor pattern and the via conductor inside the body, and the first external connection conductor is connected to the third external connection conductor through the flat conductor pattern and the via conductor inside the body;
the circuit module is defined by a multilayer substrate structure that includes the interposer substrate and the first circuit board; and
each of the first flat cable and the second flat cable extends in a different direction.

US Pat. No. 11,032,900

PLASMA TORCH WITH STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF PERFORMING REVERSED POLARITY/STRAIGHT POLARITY OPERATION

1. A plasma torch with a structure capable of performing reversed polarity/straight polarity operation, wherein the plasma torch is coupled to a melter and melts a waste material such as radioactive waste or industrial waste by generating and sustaining a plasma arc between electrodes, the plasma torch comprising:a rear electrode provided inside a torch pipe and electrically connected to become one of an anode or a cathode;
a front electrode provided at a front end of the torch pipe at a position adjacent to a front end of the rear electrode and electrically connected to become another one of the anode or the cathode; and
a first-shaft torch feed means configured to linearly feed the plasma torch forward and backward in a direction parallel to a lengthwise direction of the plasma torch,
wherein electrical connections of the rear and front electrodes are switchable with each other so that the plasma torch operates as a reversed polarity plasma torch or a straight polarity plasma torch,
wherein the first-shaft torch feed means includes:
a first-shaft linear motion (LM) guide guiding the plasma torch to move linearly; and
a first-shaft guide block provided on the first-shaft LM guide to be movable linearly and fixedly supporting on an upper portion thereof the plasma torch; and
wherein a surface of the first-shaft guide block contacts a surface of the plasma torch.

US Pat. No. 11,032,898

MODULAR PLASMA JET TREATMENT SYSTEM

1. Modular plasma jet treatment system (1), for the treatment of biological materials or medical applications, comprising a plasma source (2) with at least the following components:a high-voltage module (20) comprising a high-voltage electrode (21) and a first connection means for connecting the high-voltage module (20) with a plasma jet applicator (30), wherein
the plasma jet applicator (30) is configured to generate with the high-voltage electrode of the high-voltage module (20) at least one plasma jet (35), wherein the plasma jet applicator (30) has a cavity (31) for a process gas (100), wherein a ceiling portion (32) of the cavity (31) is arranged on the high-voltage module (20) or arranged on the plasma jet applicator (30), the cavity (31) comprising
a) a process gas inlet (33),
b) at least one plasma jet outlet (34),wherein the plasma jet applicator (30) comprises a second connection means, wherein the first and second connection means are configured such that the plasma jet applicator (30) and the high-voltage module (20) are repeatedly connectable and releasable,characterized in that,when the plasma jet applicator (30) is connected to the high-voltage module (20), the cavity (31) is adjacently arranged with the ceiling portion (32) at the high-voltage module (20), and wherein the cavity (31) is separated by a dielectric (23, 47) from the high-voltage electrode (21) of the high-voltage module (20).

US Pat. No. 11,032,897

REFILL AND REPLACEMENT METHOD FOR DROPLET GENERATOR

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A method, comprising:ejecting a metal droplet from a reservoir of a droplet generator toward a zone of excitation in front of a collector;
emitting an excitation laser toward the zone of excitation, such that the metal droplet is heated by the excitation laser to generate extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation;
halting the emission of the excitation laser;
depressurizing the reservoir of the droplet generator;
cooling down the droplet generator to a temperature not lower than about 150° C.; and
refilling the reservoir of the droplet generator with a solid metal material at the temperature not lower than about 150° C., wherein refilling the reservoir of the droplet generator is performed in a vacuum environment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,896

CONTROL APPARATUS FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

CHICONY POWER TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A control apparatus for light emitting diodes (LEDs), comprising:an LED unit;
a voltage conversion unit electrically connected to the LED unit to convert an input voltage to supply the LED unit;
a voltage difference detecting unit electrically connected to the LED unit for detecting an output voltage of the LED unit, the voltage difference detecting unit comprising:
a first resistor electrically connected to a positive terminal of the LED unit;
a second resistor;
a transistor electrically connected to the first resistor, the second resistor, and a negative terminal of the LED unit respectively;
a control unit electrically connected to the voltage difference detecting unit, the control unit cooperating with the voltage difference detecting unit to provide a predetermined voltage;
a hysteresis driving unit electrically connected to the control unit; and
a switching unit electrically connected to the hysteresis driving unit and the voltage conversion unit, wherein
when the output voltage is greater than or equal to the predetermined voltage, the control unit notifies the hysteresis driving unit to control the switching unit to be open-circuited, so that the voltage conversion unit continuously converts the input voltage; and when the output voltage is less than the predetermined voltage, the control unit notifies the hysteresis driving unit to control the switching unit to be short-circuited, so that the voltage conversion unit stops converting the input voltage.

US Pat. No. 11,032,894

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM LINE VOLTAGE DETECTION APPARATUSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

Racepoint Energy, LLC, O...

1. A method of controlling a lighting control system comprising:detecting, via a detector circuit connected to a lighting control module, an AC line voltage of an electrical line connected to a power terminal of the lighting control module, the lighting control module configured to cause a transmission of a quantity of electrical energy to a lighting circuit of a light fixture electrically connected to the power terminal;
detecting whether a change in the AC line voltage exceeds a threshold over a pre-specified period of time; and
in response to detecting that the change in the AC line voltage does not exceed the threshold over the pre-specified period of time, reducing a flow of electricity transmitted to the lighting circuit to turn off the light fixture and displaying an icon on a tactile display coupled to the lighting control module.

US Pat. No. 11,032,892

LUMINANCE DETERMINING METHOD

XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. L...

1. A method of determining luminance according to a location of human presence, comprising:detecting human presence within an effective detecting region via an infrared sensor; wherein the effective detecting region of the infrared sensor includes a first region and a second region, the first region is farther from the infrared sensor than the second region is, and the first region surrounds the second region;
setting and storing, via a memory, a first luminance for human presence within the first region, a second luminance for human presence within the second region, and a third luminance for nonoccurrence of human presence within both the first region and the second region, wherein the second luminance is higher than the first illuminance, and the first illuminance is higher than the third illuminance; and
activating an illuminating device, via a processing unit, by applying the first luminance, the second luminance, or the third luminance, in response to a result of detecting human presence within the effective detecting region of the infrared sensor.

US Pat. No. 11,032,885

SOLID STATE LUMINAIRE WITH FIELD-CONFIGURABLE CCT AND/OR LUMINOSITY

IDEAL Industries Lighting...

1. A field-configurable solid state luminaire packaged into product packaging after manufacture, the luminaire comprising:first and second strings of light emitting devices (LED), each string generating light having a different coordinated color temperature (CCT);
a current ratio control circuit adapted to selectively control current through one or both of the first and second LED strings according to a selectable ratio; and
a field-actuated controller adapted to control the current ratio control circuit to set a CCT output by the luminaire prior to the luminaire being removed from its product packaging.

US Pat. No. 11,032,880

LIGHT EMISSION CONTROL DEVICE, LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, AND PROJECTION-TYPE VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS

SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION, ...

1. A light emission control device for controlling a switching element of a light source circuit, the light source circuit including a resistor, a light emission element, the switching element, and an inductor provided in series between a first power node and a second power node, the device comprising:a first power supply circuit that supplies a first power supply voltage based on an input power;
a second power supply circuit that supplies a second power supply voltage based on the input power;
a control circuit that is operated by the second power supply voltage and outputs a control signal for controlling turning on/off of the switching element;
a drive circuit that is operated by the first power supply voltage and outputs a drive signal for driving the switching element based on the control signal; and
a start control circuit, wherein
the start control circuit outputs a start control signal for delaying a timing at which an output of the drive signal is started after the input power is turned on.

US Pat. No. 11,032,876

PREPARATION OF AN ARTICLE OF A GLASS OR A GLASS-CERAMIC HAVING AN IMPROVED COATING AND THAT ARTICLE

Eurokera, Chateau-Thierr...

1. A cooktop comprising:a glass or glass-ceramic substrate; and
a coating fixed to at least one portion of a surface of the glass or glass-ceramic substrate, wherein the coating comprises a heat treated dispersion layer, the heat treated dispersion layer comprising:
a continuous phase consisting essentially of at least one polysilsesquioxane resin, the at least one polysilsesquioxane resin having units of formula (RSiO1.5), R being identical or not, all different from an aryl group and being selected from a group consisting of linear and branched alkyl groups having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and cycloalkyl groups having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, wherein the at least one polysilsesquioxane resin is crosslinked; and
a dispersed phase consisting essentially of mineral fillers.

US Pat. No. 11,032,828

CELL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR POWER EFFICIENT OPERATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a downlink/uplink (DL/UL) resource designation for a slot, wherein the DL/UL resource designation includes an indication of at least one inactive duration during the slot;
communicating during the slot in accordance with the DL/UL resource designation; and
entering an inactive state during the at least one inactive duration of the slot in accordance with the indication.

US Pat. No. 11,032,934

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR ENABLING MULTIPLE STORAGE-SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A configurable storage-system drawer comprising:a chassis;
a passive drive-plane board comprising:
first storage-drive connectors;
a first storage-controller-module connector configured to detachably mate with two or more of a first type of storage-controller module, a second type of storage-controller module, and a third type of storage-controller module, wherein:
the first type of storage-controller module comprises one or more storage-controller components necessary for a single-server configuration;
the second type of storage-controller module comprises one or more storage-controller components necessary for a dual-server configuration; and
the third type of storage-controller module comprises one or more storage-controller components necessary for a just-a-bunch-of-drives configuration;
first electrical interconnects that electrically couple the first storage-drive connectors to the first storage-controller-module connector;
second storage-drive connectors;
a second storage-controller-module connector configured to detachably mate with the first type, the second type, and the third type of storage-controller modules;
second electrical interconnects that electrically couple the second storage-drive connectors to the second storage-controller-module connector.

US Pat. No. 11,032,923

FIELD SERVICEABLE DISPLAY ASSEMBLY

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. An electronic display assembly comprising:a frame;
a first and second display assembly mounted to the frame, at least one of said first and second display assemblies comprising:
a cover;
an electronic display located behind the cover;
a first channel configured to receive circulating gas; and
a second channel configured to receive ambient air;
a cavity located between rear surfaces of the first and second display assemblies and within the frame;
a fixed plate attached to said frame and positioned entirely within the cavity, wherein said fixed plate is spaced apart from the rear surfaces of said first and second display assemblies, and wherein said fixed plate is configured to receive electronic components;
a closed loop pathway comprising said cavity and said first channel; and
an open loop pathway comprising said second channel;
wherein said first and second display assemblies are mounted to said frame in a manner which permits movement between a closed position where said closed loop pathway is sealed and an opened position where said fixed plate is accessible.

US Pat. No. 11,032,909

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Renesas Electronics Corpo...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:a first wiring board that has a first front surface and a first rear surface opposite the first front surface;
a second wiring board which differs from the first wiring board;
a biosensor that is mounted on the first front surface of the first wiring board and is to detect biological information;
an A/D converter unit that is mounted on the first rear surface of the first wiring board and converts an analog signal corresponding to the biological information detected by the biosensor to a digital signal;
a signal processing unit that is mounted on the second wiring board and takes input of the digital signal which has been output from the A/D converter unit and processes that signal;
a wireless communication unit that is mounted on the second wiring board and is electrically coupled to the signal processing unit; and
an antenna that is mounted on the second wiring board and is electrically coupled to the wireless communication unit,
wherein the biosensor is a pulse wave sensor,
wherein a temperature sensor is mounted on the first front surface of the first wiring board and detects bodily temperature of a living body, and
wherein the height of the pulse wave sensor from the first front surface is higher than the height of the temperature sensor from the first front surface to allow the pulse wave sensor to be in contact with the living body,
wherein the electronic apparatus is configured to be attached to an eyeglass frame,
wherein the eyeglass frame is disposed between the first rear surface of the first wiring board and the second wiring board,
wherein a rechargeable battery is disposed between the eyeglass frame and the second wiring board,
wherein the second wiring board includes a second front surface and a second rear surface opposite the second front surface,
wherein the second front surface includes a first area and a second area,
wherein the antenna is mounted in the first area, and
wherein the rechargeable battery is disposed so as not to overlap with the first area of the second front surface.

US Pat. No. 11,032,905

UNMANNED VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS

GE AVIATION SYSTEMS LLC, ...

1. A control system for an unmanned vehicle (UV), comprising:a housing defining an interior;
a first circuit board disposed within the interior and including one or more processing circuits, the one or more processing circuits including a first processing system and a second processing system having heterogeneous field programmable architectures; and
a second circuit board disposed within the interior and in operative communication with the first control board, the second circuit board including a plurality of interface circuits associated with a plurality of vehicle devices of the UV and an input/output (I/O) interface between the plurality of interface circuits and the first and second processing systems;
wherein the first processing system includes a first microprocessor and a volatile programmable logic array and the second processing system includes a second microprocessor and a nonvolatile programmable logic array, wherein the nonvolatile programmable logic array is configured to monitor execution of a first process by the first microprocessor.

US Pat. No. 11,032,903

SUPPORT FOR SHAPING A FLEXIBLE PORTION OF A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Sagemcom Broadband SAS, ...

1. A former for shaping a flexible portion of a flexible printed circuit, the former being for positioning between the flexible portion and an outside corner of a mount when the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount and the flexible portion extends around the outside corner of the mount, the former comprising a body comprising at least one first bearing surface and at least one second bearing surface, the first bearing surface having the shape of an angular portion of a cylinder, the second bearing surface being arranged to come to bear against a complementary surface of the outside surface of the mount, the former being arranged to ensure that the flexible portion of the flexible printed circuit comes to bear against the first bearing surface when the former is mounted against the mount and the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount, the mount being a heat sink.

US Pat. No. 11,032,895

WIRELESS LIGHT SWITCH WITH ENERGY MANAGEMENT CONTROL

Katerra Inc., Menlo Park...

1. A wireless light switch for controlling a light fixture, the wireless light switch comprising:a. an energy harvesting circuit configured to harvest energy from light external to the wireless light switch;
b. an energy storage element coupled to the energy harvesting circuit;
c. a wireless transmitter; and
d. a power and control circuit coupled to the energy harvesting circuit, the energy storage element, and the wireless transmitter, wherein the power and control circuit is configured to provide power to the wireless transmitter and to provide control signaling to the wireless transmitter for controlling the light fixture.

US Pat. No. 11,032,890

DIMMABLE LAMP SWITCH CONTROL DEVICE

Xiamen PVTECH Co., Ltd., ...

1. A dimmable lamp switch control device, comprising:two conductive pin sets being respectively formed at both ends of the lamp and electrically connected to a AC power supply;
a rectifier bridge module being connected to the conductive pin sets to input at least one voltage signal;
a dimming signal identification and control circuit module having an input and an output, being identifying a dimming signal and controlling the dimmable lamp;
a filter circuit module connected to the rectifier bridge module for outputting a smooth DC voltage, the filter circuit module being provided with a circuit guard unit and a backflow prevention steady voltage filter circuit module, the circuit guard unit being connected to the output of the backflow prevention steady voltage filter circuit module;
a power supply circuit module connected to the output of the backflow prevention steady voltage filter circuit module and a input of the dimming signal identification and control circuit module;
a buck-boost constant current module connected to the filter circuit module and stepping down or boosting the filtered DC voltage, and connecting to the dimming signal identification and control circuit module for dimming control; and
an anti-electricity shock detection control circuit module connected between the rectifier bridge module and the filter circuit module, and having a signal control unit, the rectifier bridge module controlling the buck-boost constant current module through the signal control unit of the anti-electricity shock detection control circuit module, the anti-electricity shock detection control circuit module reducing the PWM signal of the buck-boost constant current module based on the output signal of the rectifier bridge module.

US Pat. No. 11,032,886

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DRIVER AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

Novatek Microelectronics ...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) driver, comprising:a brightness code calculation circuit, configured to receive a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal and perform a calculation operation comprising calculating a duty cycle of the PWM signal with respect to a period of the PWM signal and generating a brightness code according to the duty cycle of the PWM signal; a driving current generation circuit, coupled to the brightness code calculation circuit, and configured to generate a driving current according to the brightness code; and
a control circuit, coupled to the brightness code calculation circuit, and configured to detect a plurality of brightness codes generated by the brightness code calculation circuit repeatedly performing the calculation operation and determine whether or not to adjust an execution frequency of the calculation operation of the brightness code calculation circuit according to the plurality of brightness codes.

US Pat. No. 11,032,882

REMOVABLE LED MODULE WITH ZONAL INTENSITY CONTROL

Robe Lighting s.r.o., Ro...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) module, comprising:an LED circuit board, comprising:
an array of LEDs, the LEDs configured in two or more concentric zones, each zone comprising a plurality of LEDs, the plurality of LEDs of a first zone of the two or more concentric zones configured for intensity control independent of the plurality of LEDs of a second zone of the two or more concentric zones; and
an electrical connector configured to power the array of LEDs, the LEDs of the first zone of the two or more concentric zones electrically connected and powered together and the LEDs of the second zone of the two or more concentric zones electrically connected and powered together,
the LED module configured to be removed from a luminaire comprising a housing enclosing an optical system that includes the LED module and other optical devices, the LED module configured to be removed from the luminaire by electrically uncoupling the LED circuit board from the luminaire and mechanically uncoupling the LED module from the luminaire without removing other optical devices of the optical system from the luminaire.

US Pat. No. 11,032,881

CONTROLLER FOR CONTROLLING LIGHT SOURCE MODULE

O2Micro Inc., Santa Clar...

1. A controller operable for controlling a light source module comprising a first Light-Emitting Diode (LED) array and a second LED array, wherein said first LED array comprises a first plurality of LED strings and said second LED array comprises a second plurality of LED strings, said controller comprising:a power input terminal, operable for receiving electric power from a power converter;
a first power output terminal, coupled to said first LED array,
a second power output terminal, coupled to said second LED array,
a plurality of current sensing terminals, coupled to said first LED array and to said second LED array, operable for sensing a current of each LED string in said first LED array and for sensing a current of each LED string in said second LED array,
wherein anodes of said first plurality of LED strings are connected to a first common node, wherein said first common node is connected to said first power output terminal,
wherein anodes of said second plurality of LED strings are connected to a second common node, wherein said second common node is connected to said second power output terminal,
wherein a cathode of a first LED string in said first LED array and a cathode of a first LED string in said second LED array are connected to a third common node, wherein said third common node is connected to a first current sensing terminal of said current sensing terminals,
wherein said controller is operable for delivering said electric power to said first LED array via said first power output terminal in a first sequence of discrete time slots, and for delivering said electric power to said second LED array via said second power output terminal in a second sequence of discrete time slots, wherein said first sequence of discrete time slots and said second sequence of discrete time slots are mutually exclusive.

US Pat. No. 11,032,879

ENERGY CONTROL ELEMENTS FOR IMPROVED MICROWAVE HEATING OF PACKAGED ARTICLES

915 LABS, INC., Denver, ...

1. A process for heating a plurality of articles in a microwave heating system, said process comprising:(a) loading a group of said articles into a carrier, wherein each of said articles includes a package at least partially filled with at least one foodstuff, wherein at least a portion of said foodstuff in one or more of said packages is positioned near at least one energy control element;
(b) passing the loaded carrier through a microwave heating chamber in a direction of travel along a first convey line;
(c) generating microwave energy;
(d) during at least a portion of said passing, discharging at least a portion of the microwave energy into said microwave heating chamber; and
(e) heating said articles using at least a portion of said microwave energy discharged into said microwave heating chamber,
wherein, during said heating, the portion of the foodstuff positioned near said energy control element is heated to a different temperature or at a different heating rate than said portion of said foodstuff would have been heated to or at if said energy control element was not present.

US Pat. No. 11,032,878

METHOD FOR MANAGING A MICROWAVE HEATING DEVICE AND MICROWAVE HEATING DEVICE

ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.,...

1. A method for managing a microwave heating device wherein the microwave heating device comprises:a heating chamber;
a signal generator, the signal generator being of the solid-state type and being able to generate sinusoidal signals with a fundamental harmonic frequency within the microwave range;
one or more radiating portions positioned in the heating chamber and supplied by the signal generator via a supply circuit, for radiating microwaves in the heating chamber;
the signal generator and the supply circuit being settable according to multiple operating configurations, each operating configuration having its own fundamental harmonic frequency; the method comprising:
a setting step in which the signal generator and the supply circuit are set according to a first operating configuration having a first fundamental harmonic frequency; and
a supply step in which the signal generator generates a first signal with the first fundamental harmonic frequency, which is transmitted by means of the supply circuit, and, according to the first operating configuration, to the one or more radiating portions according to a forward direction of propagation that goes from the signal generator to the one or more radiating portions;and wherein, during the supply step, the method also comprises:a step of monitoring a second signal that propagates in the supply circuit according to a reflected direction of propagation that goes from the one or more radiating portions to the signal generator, and/or that is generated in the heating chamber;
a step of detecting the intensity of one or more harmonic components of said second signal, which have a frequency higher than the fundamental harmonic frequency;
a step of comparing the intensity detected with a critical reference value;
and, when the comparison step indicates that the intensity detected is higher than the critical reference value, a safety intervention step in which the supply step is interrupted or in which the operating configuration is changed.

US Pat. No. 11,032,868

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR RADIO ACCESS NETWORKS

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a base station, an indication that a user device has been inactive for a period of time;
accessing, by the base station, a configuration table;
identifying, by the base station and based on the configuration table, a threshold number of user devices that can be in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) inactive state;
determining, by the base station, a current number of second user devices that are in the RRC inactive state;
transitioning, by the base station, the user device to the RRC inactive state based on determining that the current number of second user devices is less than the threshold number of user devices;
determining, by the base station and based on the configuration table, a priority associated with the user device based on determining that the current number of second user devices equals the threshold number of user devices;
comparing, by the base station, the priority associated with the user device to a second priority associated with each second user device of the second user devices;
transitioning, by the base station, the user device to the RRC inactive state when the priority associated with the user device is not lower than each second priority; and
transitioning, by the base station, the user device to an RRC idle state when the priority of the user device is lower than each second priority.

US Pat. No. 11,032,864

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING MULTIPLE SIDELINK COMMUNICATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a first device handling radio link failure, comprising:performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a second device, wherein the first device uses a Sidelink Medium Access Control (MAC) entity for the sidelink unicast communication with the second device;
performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a third device, wherein the first device uses the Sidelink MAC entity for the sidelink unicast communication with the third device;
detecting a radio link failure associated with the second device;
cancelling pending Scheduling Requests (SRs) and/or Buffer Status Reports (BSRs) associated with the second device in response to the radio link failure, and not cancelling pending SR and/or BSRs associated with the third device in response to the radio link failure; and
flushing soft buffer associated with the sidelink unicast communication with the second device in response to the radio link failure, and not flushing soft buffer associated with the sidelink unicast communication with the third device in response to the radio link failure.

US Pat. No. 11,032,863

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR PERFORMING A PLURALITY OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS BY PERFORMING TIME DIVISION MULTIPLEXING

Seiko Epson Corporation, ...

1. A wireless communication device comprising:a wireless communication circuit that performs a plurality of wireless communications by switching the wireless communications by performing time division multiplexing of channels used for the wireless communications; and
a processor that causes the wireless communication circuit to perform a first wireless communication for wirelessly communicating via a relay device which is different from the wireless communication device and a second wireless communication for wirelessly communicating with a wireless terminal through a Peer to Peer system,
wherein the wireless communication circuit performs the time division multiplexing of a first channel and a second channel, the first channel corresponds to the first wireless communication, and the second channel corresponds to the second wireless communication,
the wireless communication circuit obtains a communication amount of data of the first channel in a first frame and a communication amount of data of the second channel in the first frame, and determines a length of an allocation time period to be allocated to the second channel for a second frame that is different from the first frame based on the obtained communication amount of data of the first channel and the obtained communication amount of data of the second channel, and the first and second frames are not frames for WiMAX, and
the wireless communication circuit switches between the first channel and the second channel according to the determined allocation time period.

US Pat. No. 11,032,854

VARIABLE PAYLOAD SIZE FOR TWO-STEP RANDOM ACCESS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving configuration information for a two-step random access channel (RACH) procedure,
wherein the configuration information identifies a plurality of physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) configurations for a PUSCH of the two-step RACH procedure; and
transmitting the PUSCH in accordance with a PUSCH configuration, of the plurality of PUSCH configurations, wherein the PUSCH configuration is selected based at least in part on a payload size of an uplink RACH message, and wherein a preamble of the PUSCH is used to indicate the selected PUSCH configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,853

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCESS AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing a random access procedure by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving narrowband physical random access channel (NPRACH) configuration information from a base station; and
repeatedly transmitting an NPRACH preamble based on the received NPRACH configuration information,
wherein, when a time gap between a time of completing a last repeated transmission of the NPRACH preamble and a next subframe is smaller than a guard time, the last repeated transmission of the NPRACH preamble is dropped or is punctured by a difference between the guard time and the time gap in the last repeated transmission of the NPRACH preamble.

US Pat. No. 11,032,852

QOS MANAGEMENT FOR MULTI-USER EDCA TRANSMISSION MODE IN 802.11AX NETWORKS

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:receiving means for receiving a signal transmitted from a base station constructing a wireless network conforming to IEEE802.11 series of standards, the signal including information on an AIFSN value, and
control means configured to, in a case where the AIFSN value included in the signal received by the receiving means is zero and upon successfully transmitting data of an access category in an accessed uplink OFDMA resource unit provided by the base station,
switch the access category from a legacy contention mode to an MU contention mode and prevent data of the access category from being transmitted to the wireless network;
wherein, in the MU contention mode, Enhanced Distributed Channel Access (EDCA) transmission of data of an access category is disabled.

US Pat. No. 11,032,851

QCL IN RACH DIFFERENT FROM THAT IN OTHER SIGNALS

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

6. A method of wireless communication of a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving one or more configurations from a base station via signaling in a connected state;
determining, based on the one or more configurations, (a) resources of a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) indicating a first physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) that contains a random access message or indicating an uplink grant for transmitting a random access message and (b) resources of a second PDCCH;
determining, in a time domain, (a) that the first PDCCH overlaps with the second PDCCH, (b) that the first PDCCH overlaps with a second PDSCH that contains system data or user data and indicated by the second PDCCH, (c) that the first PDSCH overlaps with the second PDCCH, or (d) that the first PDSCH overlaps with the second PDSCH;
determining that a first down-link reference signal for monitoring the first PDCCH and a second down-link reference signal for monitoring the second PDCCH are not quasi-colocated;
determining that a random access event has occurred in the connected state;
selecting a down-link reference signal transmitted from the base station and that is not quasi-colocated with a serving beam of from the base station to the UE;
transmitting a preamble sequence to the base station using random access sources indicating the selected down-link reference signal; and
receiving, from the base station, the random access message on the first PDSCH on a beam that is different from the serving beam when the resources of a first PDCCH indicating a first PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 11,032,847

METHOD FOR PROVIDING A LOW-POWER WIDE AREA NETWORK AND NETWORK NODE DEVICE THEREOF

FINDSTER TECHNOLOGIES SA,...

1. A method for providing a low-power wide area network, LPWAN, by transmitting and receiving signals between a central node and a plurality of peripheral nodes, using a spread-spectrum radio modulation, the method including the steps of:predefining a plurality of radio configuration levels by selecting a subset of radio physical layer configurations of all possible radio physical layer configurations, wherein said radio configuration levels are ordered from lower sensitivity processing gain to higher sensitivity processing gain;
assigning a different channel or a different subset of channels for each peripheral node to communicate with the central node; and
communicating using a periodic time slot comprising a plurality of time windows, each said time window being reserved for one respective peripheral node,
wherein each said time window is reserved for the central node to poll the respective peripheral node and for the respective peripheral node to respond to the central node polling, using the assigned channel or channels to the respective peripheral node, using a radio configuration level selected from the predefined plurality of radio configuration levels.

US Pat. No. 11,032,846

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING CHANNEL ACCESS IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (WLAN) SYSTEM

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method of controlling channel access performed by an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:receiving, from a station (STA), a request frame comprising a bit value indicating whether to request protection of a resource for a target wake time (TWT) to the AP;
determining whether to protect the resource for the TWT based on the bit value of the request frame; and
transmitting, to the STA, a response frame comprising a bit value indicating whether the resource for the TWT is to be protected, in response to receiving the request for the protecting the resource,
wherein the bit value of the request frame is a first value when the STA requests the protection of the resource for the TWT and the bit value of the request frame is a second value when the STA does not request the protection of the resource for the TWT.

US Pat. No. 11,032,844

PHYSICAL SHARED CHANNEL TRANSMISSION TO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT DELAY OPTIMIZATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:identifying, by a user equipment (UE), a capability of the UE to process transmissions, wherein the capability is associated with a quantity of symbols for the UE to process the transmissions;
transmitting, to a base station, an indication of the UE's capability to process transmissions;
receiving a first physical channel transmission from the base station in a first transmission time interval (TTI); and
communicating a second physical channel transmission with the base station in a second TTI, wherein the second TTI is determined based on the first TTI and the indicated capability of the UE to process transmissions.

US Pat. No. 11,032,842

BEAM DETERMINATION TECHNIQUES IN BEAMFORMED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:establishing communications with a user equipment (UE) using a first pair of beamformed transmission beams, the first pair of beamformed transmission beams including a first downlink beam for transmissions from the base station to the UE and a first receive beam for receiving the first downlink beam at the UE;
transmitting a first transmission associated with a first scheduling offset comprising a first repetition of a plurality of repetitions of control information to the UE, wherein the first repetition of the plurality of repetitions is transmitted in advance of a scheduling threshold;
transmitting a second transmission associated with a second scheduling offset comprising a second repetition of the plurality of repetitions of the control information to the UE, the first repetition and the second repetition each including a same set of resources and providing an indication of a second beam pair for a scheduled transmission with the UE;
determining the scheduling threshold for the UE that corresponds to a time in advance of a start time of the set of resources for the UE to change from the first receive beam to a second beam for the scheduled transmission;
identifying a predetermined beam pair that is used for the scheduled transmission based on control information transmitted to the UE after the scheduling threshold; and
setting the indication of the second beam pair based at least in part on whether one or more of the plurality of repetitions is transmitted after the scheduling threshold.

US Pat. No. 11,032,833

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DYNAMIC SCHEDULING IN UE AND BASE STATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) for dynamic scheduling in wireless communication, comprising:receiving first information; and
detecting a first signaling;
wherein the first signaling is a physical layer signaling; the first signaling comprises a first bit block, and a number of bits in the first bit block is related to a transmission mode of the first signaling; the transmission mode of the first signaling is one of multiple candidate modes; the multiple candidate modes comprise at least a first candidate mode and a second candidate mode; for the first candidate mode, the first bit block is transmitted multiple times; and for the second candidate mode, the first bit block is transmitted once, the first information is used for determining at least one of a first time-frequency resource pool or a second time-frequency resource pool; a first time-frequency resource group comprises at least one of the first time-frequency resource pool or the second time-frequency resource pool; and the detection of the first signaling is performed in the first time-frequency resource group; the first signaling occupies Y Resource Element (RE) set(s), the first time-frequency resource pool comprises Y1 RE set(s), and the second time-frequency resource pool comprises Y2 RE set(s); the Y1 RE set(s) and the Y2 RE set(s) constitute Y3 RE sets; a summation of the Y1 and the Y2 is equal to the Y3; code-domain resources occupied by the second signaling in the second time-frequency resources are determined by one of a position of a given RE set in the Y1 RE set(s), a position of a given RE set in the Y2 RE set(s) or a position of a given RE set in the Y3 RE sets.

US Pat. No. 11,032,830

SCHEDULING REQUEST FOR WIRELESS SYSTEMS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

24. An apparatus for wireless communication, comprising:a processor;
memory in electronic communication with the processor; and
instructions stored in the memory and operable, when executed by the processor, to cause the apparatus to:
identify, at a user equipment (UE), that the UE has data in a buffer to be transmitted to a base station;
determine a priority level for the data in the buffer to be transmitted to the base station based at least in part on a logical channel for the data, or a data type associated with the data, or a combination thereof, wherein the logical channel for the data or the determined priority level, or both, correspond to a numerology or a set of numerologies, wherein the numerology or the set of numerologies are associated with a subcarrier spacing in a frequency domain, or a symbol or a transmission time interval duration in a time domain;
determine that the priority level exceeds a threshold;
transmit, to the base station, a scheduling request (SR) that indicates the priority level for the data, wherein transmitting the SR is based at least in part on determining that the priority level exceeds a threshold; and
selecting, based at least in part on the determined priority level, a first set of radio resources of a plurality of sets of radio resources to be used to transmit the SR, wherein transmitting the SR comprises transmitting the SR using the identified first set of radio resources.

US Pat. No. 11,032,827

ROUTE SELECTION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A route selection method implemented by a first mesh node, comprising:obtaining first energy consumption information of the first mesh node;
obtaining second energy consumption information of a second mesh node;
receiving a route of the second mesh node;
selecting the route according to the first energy consumption information and the second energy consumption information;
disable a data forwarding function according to the first energy consumption information when the first mesh node is in a power shortage; and
send a data forwarding function disabling notification message to the second mesh node according to the first energy consumption information when the first mesh node is in the power shortage.

US Pat. No. 11,032,825

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a memory comprising instructions; and
a processor in communications with the memory, wherein the processor is configured to execute the instructions to:
determine a reference signal received power of user equipment (UE);
in response to determining that the reference signal received power is less than or equal to a threshold, determine that the UE supports
sending a physical random access channel,
receiving a random access response message,
sending a random access response acknowledgment message, and
receiving a contention resolution message; and
in response to determining that the reference signal received power is above the threshold,
determine that the UE supports sending the physical random access channel, and receiving the contention resolution message, and
determine that the UE does not support sending the random access response acknowledgment message and receiving the random access response message.

US Pat. No. 11,032,822

TIMER BASED UE SIDE BEAM SWEEPING FOR QUICK LINK BLOCKAGE RECOVERY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An apparatus for wireless communication, comprising:a memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the memory and configured to:
determine a set of active beam pairs including at least a first beam pair and a second beam pair, the set of active beam pairs being based on a beamforming configuration by a base station;
select the first beam pair;
predict that the first beam pair is blocked, the prediction based on an expiration of a timer; and
sweep through the set of active beam pairs based on predicting that the first beam pair is blocked, the sweep through the set of active beam pairs being based on information received from the base station that indicates at least one of a timing period or an offset associated with time-domain separation between respective beams included in the set of active beam pairs.

US Pat. No. 11,032,821

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING BUFFER STATUS REPORT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION

Innovative Technology Lab...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a first wireless user device from a base station, configuration information associated with direct data transmission between the first wireless user device and one or more wireless user devices, wherein the configuration information comprises information of a resource selection mode for direct data transmission, and wherein the information of a resource selection mode indicates a resource pool from which the first wireless user device selects a resource for direct data transmission to one or more wireless user devices;
mapping a first target identity to a first group identity, and mapping a second target identity to a second group identity, wherein the first target identity is associated with at least one target wireless user device of a first group of target wireless user devices, and wherein the second target identity is associated with at least one target wireless user device of a second group of target wireless user devices;
transmitting, to the base station, a radio resource control (RRC) message comprising information of the first target identity and information of the second target identity; and
transmitting, to the base station, a signal associated with a MAC-layer message, wherein the MAC-layer message comprises:
a first field that indicates the first target identity and indicates the first group identity; and
a second field that indicates the second target identity and indicates the second group identity.

US Pat. No. 11,032,820

RECEIVING WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (WLAN) PACKETS FROM CO-LOCATED ACCESS POINT RADIOS AND CLIENT DEVICE RADIOS

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...

1. A method comprising:placing a plurality of switchable gain devices of an auxiliary radio into a toggling state in response to the auxiliary radio being placed in a sniffer mode, wherein the toggling state comprises a low gain state and a high gain state, wherein the auxiliary radio is co-located with a primary radio at an access point, and wherein the plurality of switchable gain devices are located on a plurality of receiver paths in the auxiliary radio;
determining that the primary radio is transmitting within a frequency range of a frequency band; and
switching, in response to determining that the primary radio is transmitting within the frequency range of the frequency band, a one of the plurality of switchable gain devices of the auxiliary radio corresponding to the frequency band into the low gain state from the high gain state when the auxiliary radio is sniffing the frequency range of the frequency band.

US Pat. No. 11,032,819

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE WITH A RADIO DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM HAVING A CONTROL CHANNEL REFERENCE SIGNAL

1. A method, comprising:receiving a modulated signal, by a system of a first network element of a distributed antenna system, the first network element including signal processing circuitry, wherein the modulated signal is in a first spectral segment, and the modulated signal conforms to a wireless signaling protocol;
converting, by the system, the modulated signal in the first spectral segment to a modulated signal in a second spectral segment based on an analog signal processing of the modulated signal in the first spectral segment that does not require digital signal processing and without modifying the wireless signaling protocol of the modulated signal in the first spectral segment, wherein the second spectral segment is outside the first spectral segment;
generating, by the system, fault mitigation messaging in a control channel, the fault mitigation messaging including test results for a back-up communication link; and
transmitting, by the system, the modulated signal in the second spectral segment and the control channel including the test results for the back-up communication link to a second network element of the distributed antenna system, the control channel further including instructions directing the second network element of the distributed antenna system to convert the modulated signal in the second spectral segment to the modulated signal in the first spectral segment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,813

RATE MATCHING FOR A DOWNLINK TRANSMISSION WITH MULTIPLE TRANSMISSION CONFIGURATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving one downlink control information (DCI) scheduling a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) transmission, the DCI indicating two transmission configuration indicator (TCI) states;
determining a resource element (RE) mapping that maps the PDSCH transmission to physical resource blocks (PRBs) separately for each of the two TCI states; and
receiving the PDSCH transmission based on the determination.

US Pat. No. 11,032,808

FREQUENCY HOPPING FOR CONTROL RESOURCE SET WITH SINGLE CARRIER WAVEFORM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

19. An apparatus for wireless communication, comprising:a processor;
memory in electronic communication with the processor; and
instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor to cause the apparatus to:
receive, at a user equipment (UE), signaling identifying a configuration for a control resource set in a slot, wherein the control resource set is split into a first component control resource set that comprises a first portion of the control information and a second component control resource set that comprises a second portion of the control information within a supported bandwidth of the UE, the first component control resource set being frequency diverse and time diverse from the second component control resource set;
receive, during the slot, a first demodulation reference signal (DMRS) from a base station in the first component control resource set and receive during the slot a second DMRS in the second component control resource set according to the configuration;
identify a mapping of one or more control channel elements (CCEs) associated with the control information, the mapping comprising each CCE of the one or more CCEs being mapped into a first component CCE associated with the first component control resource set and a second component CCE associated with the second component control resource set;
wherein the mapping comprises each component CCE being indexed sequentially in time within each of the first component control resource set and the second component control resource set, the component CCEs within each of the first component control resource set and the second component control resource set being permutated using the component CCE index and a random seed, and each component CCE in the first component control resource set and the second component control resource set being mapped according to the permutated component CCE index
and
receive, during the slot, control information in the first component control resource set and the second component control resource set according to the configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,806

UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE DETERMINING METHOD, TERMINAL, AND NETWORK SIDE DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for determining uplink control channel resources, comprising:determining, by a terminal, a quantity N of bits of uplink control information to be transmitted;
determining, by the terminal, a first quantity of physical resource blocks (PRBs) according to a target code rate and the N;
determining, by the terminal, a quantity of PRBs to be actually used according to the first quantity of PRBs and a quantity of preconfigured PRBs, wherein the quantity of the PRBs to be actually used is not greater than the quantity of the preconfigured PRBs; and
transmitting, by the terminal, uplink control information using the quantity of the PRBs to be actually used,
wherein the quantity of the preconfigured PRBs is determined by indicating through a higher layer signaling.

US Pat. No. 11,032,804

TECHNIQUES FOR MANAGING TRANSMISSIONS IN AN UNLICENSED RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM BAND

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving channel occupancy information on a first interlace of resources for a first transmission, wherein the first transmission is associated with occupying an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band; and
receiving downlink information on a second interlace of resources, the second interlace of resources being different than the first interlace of resources.

US Pat. No. 11,032,803

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink signal, by a user equipment (UE), in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:reporting, to a base station (BS), capability information, wherein the capability information comprises information related to the simultaneous transmission capability of the uplink signal for different transmission time interval (TTI) lengths;
receiving a downlink data channel in at least one serving cell based on the capability information; and
transmitting a first uplink control channel for the downlink data channel,
wherein a cell for carrying the first uplink control channel is a primary cell of an uplink control channel group to which the at least one serving cell belongs, and
wherein the primary cell for carrying the first uplink control channel is configured to support a short TTI (sTTI)-based operation based on the sTTI-based operation being configured for the at least one serving cell.

US Pat. No. 11,032,802

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR OBTAINING UPLINK RESOURCES

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. A method of operating a terminal device that communicates in a wireless telecommunications system, the method comprising:determining, in a case that uplink data is waiting for transmission to the wireless telecommunications system, to transmit a resource allocation request to the wireless telecommunications system, the resource allocation request being for a desired allocation of radio resources to the terminal device for transmission of the uplink data;
waiting, in the case that the uplink data is waiting for transmission to the wireless telecommunications system, to receive a radio resource allocation message from the wireless telecommunications system, the radio resource allocation message indicating allocated radio resources to be used for transmissions associated with the uplink data;
receiving the radio resource allocation message transmitted from the wireless telecommunications system, wherein the wireless telecommunications system having allocated, in response to the wireless telecommunications system receiving the resource allocation request from one of the terminal device and another terminal device, (i) the allocated radio resources to the terminal device by sending the radio resource allocation message to the terminal device for the transmissions associated with the uplink data and (ii) other allocated radio resources to the another terminal device by sending another radio resource allocation message to the another terminal device;
second determining that the allocated radio resources are not sufficient for the uplink data waiting for transmission to the wireless telecommunications system; and
transmitting, after receiving the radio resource allocation message, an indication and the uplink data using the allocated radio resources derived from information in the radio resource allocation message, wherein
the indication indicates a difference between the allocated resources used in the transmitting and the desired allocation of radio resources indicated in the request.

US Pat. No. 11,032,799

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a device-to-device (D2D) signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:configuring a threshold value;
determining a set of resources for transmission of the D2D signal, based on excluding at least one candidate resource from a set of candidate resources, wherein the at least one candidate resource is excluded from the set of candidate resources based on a received signal power detected in the at least one candidate resource being greater than the threshold value;
selecting a resource, from among the set of resources, for transmission of the D2D signal; and
transmitting the D2D signal through the selected resource,
wherein determining the set of resources for transmission of the D2D signal, based on excluding the at least one candidate resource from the set of candidates resources, comprises:
determining whether a number of resources in the set of candidate resources, other than the at least one candidate resource excluded from the set of candidate resources, satisfies a minimum number of resources; and
based on the number of resources in the set of candidate resources, other than the excluded at least one candidate resource, not satisfying the minimum number of resources: increasing the threshold value until the number of resources in the set of candidate resources, other than the excluded at least one candidate resource, satisfies the minimum number of resources.

US Pat. No. 11,032,798

SYSTEM INFORMATION SCHEDULING IN MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. An apparatus for transmitting system information in a wireless communication system, comprising:circuitry which, in operation, generates system information configuration information; and
a transmitter, which is coupled to the circuitry and which, in operation,
transmits the system information configuration information to a receiving apparatus, the system information configuration information defining first subframes, and
transmits the system information to the receiving apparatus in the first subframes;
wherein,
the system information configuration information indicates whether multimedia broadcast scheduling information is used to indicate second subframes for use in multimedia broadcast communication;
when the multimedia broadcast scheduling information is used to indicate the second subframes for use in multimedia broadcast communication, the first subframes are defined exclusive of the second subframes; and
when the multimedia broadcast scheduling information is not used, the first subframes are defined according to a subframe scheduling field of the system information configuration information, wherein each one of bits in the subframe scheduling field indicates whether a corresponding one of subframes is one of the first subframes.

US Pat. No. 11,032,797

APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING BROADCAST SIGNALS, APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS, METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING BROADCAST SIGNALS AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting broadcast signals by an apparatus, the method comprising:formatting a stream to output PLP (Physical Layer Pipe) data including a data packet, wherein the stream includes at least one null packet and TS (Transport Stream) packets, wherein the formatting further includes:
deleting the at least one null packet, and
removing a sync byte from each TS packet,
wherein a number of the deleted at least one null packet is counted,
wherein the number of the deleted at least one null packet is identified based on at least one of a first field and a second field in the data packet that carries the TS packets,
wherein, when a counted value is equal to or less than a predetermined value, the number of the deleted at least one null packet is indicated by the first field,
wherein, when the counted value is greater than the predetermined value, the number of the deleted at least one null packet is indicated by the first field and the second field;
FEC (Forward Error Correction) encoding the PLP data;
bit interleaving the FEC encoded PLP data;
mapping the bit interleaved PLP data onto constellations;
time interleaving the mapped PLP data;
encoding physical layer signaling information including parameters necessary to decode the PLP data;
building at least one signal frame including the time interleaved PLP data and the encoded physical layer signaling information;
modulating data in the at least one signal frame by an OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex) scheme; and
transmitting the broadcast signals having the modulated data.

US Pat. No. 11,032,796

BASE STATION AND RADIO TERMINAL FOR PERFORMING RADIO ACCESS NETWORK PAGING

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A base station comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit, to another base station, a paging request that requests the another base station to page a user equipment; and
a receiver configured to receive, from the another base station, a message indicating that the paging has failed in the another base station for the user equipment,
wherein the paging request includes identification information of the user equipment and a discontinuous reception (DRX) configuration of the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,795

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PAGING USER EQUIPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a memory configured to store a plurality of instructions; and
a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute the plurality of instructions to:
calculate a second paging group index of a second-grade paging group based on a first paging group index of a first-grade paging group and a parameter obtained by the UE via system information, the first paging group index Paging_GroupID is defined by the following formula:
Paging_GroupID=floor(UE_ID/nB);
where, Paging_GroupID is the first paging group index, UE_ID is based on an identity of the UE, nB is a parameter associate with paging occasions of a cell in paging cycle and floor denotes a rounded down operation,
wherein the second paging group index is used to determine which narrowband or which carrier the UE performs a paging message reception.

US Pat. No. 11,032,794

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR UPDATING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

13. A base station in a wireless communication system, the base station comprising:a transceiver; and
a controller coupled with the transceiver and configured to:
identify whether to change first system information among a plurality of system information,
in case that the first system information is identified to be changed, control the transceiver to transmit, to a terminal in which an extended discontinuous reception (eDRX) is configured, a first paging message including a system information change indicator indicating the first system information is to be changed, the first paging message being transmitted in an extended modification period,
control the transceiver to transmit, to the terminal, changed first system information in a next extended modification period, and
control the transceiver to transmit, to the terminal, a second paging message for a radio resource control (RRC) connection establishment based on the changed first system information,
wherein a first value tag stored in the terminal is not changed in case that the first system information is changed, and
wherein the first value tag is used to identify whether to update second system information in case that the RRC connection establishment is triggered.

US Pat. No. 11,030,215

TECHNOLOGIES FOR SCALING USER INTERFACE BACKEND CLUSTERS FOR DATABASE-BOUND APPLICATIONS

INGRAM MICRO INC., Irvin...

1. A method for scaling user interface (UI) backend clusters for database-bound applications, wherein the UI backend clusters include a plurality of UI application servers and a master database server, the method comprising:performing, by a UI application manager of a UI application server of the plurality of UI application servers, a data read operation comprising:
retrieving a session sequence ID associated with a present user session, wherein the session sequence ID corresponds to a first master database sequence ID received from a master database manager of the master database server during a most recent write operation of data to a master database of the master database server during the present user session;
reading, in response to a determination the session sequence ID is not empty, a local database sequence ID from a local read-only database associated with UI application manager, wherein the local database sequence ID corresponds to a second master database sequence ID received from the master database manager during a most recent asynchronous replication of the master database to the local read-only database, and wherein the local read-only database comprises an asynchronously replicated copy of the master database; and
determining whether the session sequence ID is less than or equal to the local database sequence ID;
reading, subsequent to a determination that the session sequence ID is less than or equal to the local database sequence ID, the data from the local read-only database;
transmitting, by the master database server to the UI application server, a data modification operation status wherein the modification operation status indicates the data from the local read-only database is stale;
receiving, by the UI application manager, one or more messages from an endpoint device of a plurality of endpoint devices communicatively coupled to the UI application server;
rendering, by the UI application manager, data of a user interface as a function of the received message;
wherein receiving the messages comprises receiving the message from a load balancing device communicatively coupled to each of the plurality of UI application servers, wherein the load balancing device is further communicatively coupled to each of the plurality of endpoint devices over a network; and
wherein receiving the messages from the endpoint device comprises receiving all messages from that endpoint device at the UI application server during the user session.

US Pat. No. 11,027,248

DIAGNOSTIC MONITORING AND RECORDING OF HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS ON AGRICULTURAL MIXERS

DIGI-STAR, LLC, Fort Atk...

1. A method comprising:receiving data, at a machine control indicator located on a tractor, from sensors located on the tractor;
controlling, by the machine control indicator, operation of the tractor based on the data from the sensors located on the tractor;
receiving values, at the machine control indicator, from a plurality of sensors located on an agricultural mixer attached to the tractor;
generating a mixing profile based on the received values;
storing the mixing profile and each of the values with a respective date and time stamp;
displaying a warning in response to determining that one of the values is above a maximum value or below a minimum value;
storing the warning with a date and time stamp identifying when the warning was displayed;
associating first values from the values received from the plurality of sensors with the warning in response to the displaying the warning, the first values associated with the warning based on the date and time stamp identifying when the warning was displayed;
transmitting the warning, the mixing profile, and the received values in real-time to a remote device of a service center;
receiving user input to clear the warning;
storing a date and time associated with the user input to clear the warning;
associating second values from the values received from the plurality of sensors with the user input to clear the warning in response to the receiving the user input to clear the warning, the second values associated with the user input to clear the warning based on the date and time at which the warning was cleared;
receiving instructions from the remote device of the service center in real-time to operate the agricultural mixer in response to the warning and the received values;
adjusting the mixing profile based on the received instructions; and
operating the agricultural mixer based on the received instructions.

US Pat. No. 11,032,932

MOUNT ASSEMBLY FOR EXPANSION CARD AND CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A mount assembly, configured to be cooperative with an expansion card and a socket of a circuit board, the mount assembly comprising:a first slide rail and a second slide rail, configured to be fixed to the circuit board, wherein the first slide rail and the second slide rail each comprise a base part, a sidewall part, and a groove, the base part and the side wall part together form the groove therebetween, the expansion card is slidable in the grooves of the first slide rail and the second slide rail and is configured to be connected to the socket of the circuit board;
a first latch, comprising a first cantilever and a first protrusion, wherein the first cantilever comprises a first fixed end part and a first free end part that are located opposite to each other, the first fixed end part is fixed to the sidewall part of the first slide rail, the first protrusion protrudes from the first free end part and is located in the groove of the first slide rail, the first protrusion is configured to be engaged with an engagement hole of the expansion card; and
a first slidable stopper, comprising a stopper body and a handle portion, wherein the stopper body is slidably disposed on the sidewall part of the first slide rail and movable between a blocking position and a releasing position, and the handle portion protrudes from a side of the stopper body;
wherein, when the first slidable stopper is in the blocking position and the expansion card is inserted into the socket of the circuit board, the first slidable stopper blocks a side of the first free end part located away from the base part of the first slide rail and the first protrusion so as to prevent the first protrusion from disengaging from the engagement hole of the expansion card;
when the first slidable stopper is in the releasing position and the expansion card is inserted into the socket of the circuit board, the first slidable stopper is located away from the first free end part to allow the first protrusion to disengage from the engagement hole of the expansion card;
wherein the sidewall part of the first slide rail comprises a first wall portion, a second wall portion and a third wall portion, the first wall portion is connected to the third wall portion via the second wall portion, the second wall portion is located between the first wall portion and the third wall portion, the first fixed end part is fixed to the third wall portion, and the first slidable stopper is slidably disposed on the second wall portion.

US Pat. No. 11,032,916

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD

HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTR...

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit board, comprising:providing a substrate;
printing a first conductive layer on a surface of the substrate, wherein
the first conductive layer comprises a plurality of electrode units arranged in an M by N array, N being a number of first lead, and M being a number of second leads, each of the first leads is located at one end of a corresponding column of the electrode units, each of the second leads is located at one end of a corresponding row of the electrode units,
each of the electrode units comprises a first electrode, a plurality of second electrodes distributed around the first electrode, a plurality of third leads configured for connecting the second electrodes end to end, and a plurality of forth leads configured for connecting the adjacent electrode unit;
printing a first insulating layer on a side of the first conductive layer away from the substrate, the first insulating layer comprises a plurality of insulating blocks covering the third leads;
printing a second conductive layer on a side of the first insulating layer away from the substrate, wherein the second conductive layer comprises N fifth leads, each of the fifth leads is connected to the first electrode of a corresponding column of the electrode units, and is connected to a corresponding first lead;
printing an anti-oxidation layer to cover surfaces of the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer away from the substrate; and
printing a second insulating layer to cover regions of the substrate not covered by the first electrode and the second electrode.

US Pat. No. 11,032,914

METHOD OF FORMING A SOLDERABLE SOLDER DEPOSIT ON A CONTACT PAD

Atotech Deutschland GmbH,...

1. A method of forming a solderable solder deposit on a contact pad (B), comprising the steps of(i) providing an organic, non-conductive substrate (A) which exposes a first contact pad under a first opening in a first non-conductive resist layer (C), the first opening having a first maximum width, and at least a second contact pad under at least a second opening in the first non-conductive resist layer (C), the at least second opening having a second maximum width which is different from the first maximum width,
(ii) depositing a conductive layer (G) inside (G?) and outside (G?) the first opening and the at least second opening such that an activated surface results, thereby forming an activated first opening and an activated at least second opening,
(iii) electrolytically depositing nickel (D) or a nickel alloy (D) into the activated first opening and into the activated at least second opening such that a nickel or nickel alloy is deposited onto the activated surface,
(iv) electrolytically depositing tin (E) or a tin alloy (E) onto the nickel or nickel alloy deposited in step (iii),
with the proviso that the electrolytic deposition of steps (iii) or (iv) results in an entirely filled activated first opening and an entirely filled activated at least second opening,
wherein the entirely filled activated first opening and the entirely filled activated at least second opening are completely filled with said nickel or nickel alloy, or in the entirely filled activated first opening and the entirely filled activated at least second opening the total volume of nickel or nickel alloy is higher than the total volume of tin and tin alloy, based on the total volume of the entirely filled activated first opening and the entirely filled activated at least second opening, and
wherein the nickel or nickel alloy in step (iii) is deposited into the first opening and the at least second opening in a single step.

US Pat. No. 11,032,913

WIRED CIRCUIT BOARD AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. An elongated wired circuit board including a plurality of wires arranged in parallel,wherein the plurality of wires each includes
a first linear portion extending in a first linear direction,
a second linear portion having the same width as that of the first linear portion, disposed at one side in the first linear direction of the first linear portion, and extending in a second linear direction so as to have a predetermined angle ? relative to the first linear portion, and
a connection portion disposed between the first linear portion and the second linear portion, being continuous with the first linear portion and the second linear portion, and having a width narrower than that of the first linear portion,
the connection portion includes
a first side further extending from a first widthwise one end edge orthogonal to the first linear direction of the first linear portion along the first linear direction,
a second side further extending from the second widthwise other and edge orthogonal to the second linear direction of the second linear portion along the second linear direction, and
the second linear portion includes
a third side connecting the first side with the second widthwise one end edge of the second linear portion, and extending along the first-crossing direction crossing the first linear direction and the second linear direction, and
the first linear portion includes
a fourth side connecting the second side with the first widthwise other end edge of the first linear portion, and extending along the second-crossing direction crossing the first linear direction and the second linear direction,
length y2 and length W satisfy the relationship of 0 the length y2 extending from a second corner portion formed with the first widthwise one end edge of the second linear portion and the third side and reaching the first side along the first width direction, and
the length W being the first width of the first linear portion, and
the predetermined angle ? satisfy the relationship of
0

US Pat. No. 11,032,911

EMBEDDED COMPONENT PACKAGE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR EN...

1. An embedded component package structure, comprising:a first dielectric layer having a first surface, the first dielectric layer having a protrusion protrudes relative to the first surface of the first dielectric layer;
a component disposed on the first dielectric layer;
a second dielectric layer disposed on the first dielectric layer and covering the component; and
a patterned circuit layer disposed on the second dielectric layer and electrically connected to the component, wherein an interface between the first dielectric layer and a bottom surface of the component is spaced apart from the first surface of the first dielectric layer by the protrusion of the first dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,906

CONTROL DEVICE FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE

Shanghai Topxgun Robotics...

1. A control device for an unmanned aerial vehicle, comprising:a shell;
an inertial measurement device, which is fixed in the shell;
a main flight control circuit board, which is electrically connected to the inertial measurement device; and
a flexible interface board, which is electrically connected to the main flight control circuit board and is appressed against an inwall of the shell,
wherein, at least one external device is connected to two opposite sides of the flexible interface board through the shell.

US Pat. No. 11,032,893

HINGED REMOTE DRIVER BOX FOR LIGHT FIXTURE

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A light fixture assembly comprising:a light engine; and
a driver box remotely attached to the light engine and comprising a first compartment and a second compartment, wherein the first compartment is pivotable relative to the second compartment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,888

LED LIGHT TUBE

XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. L...

1. A LED tube apparatus, comprising:an elongated lighting shell having a containing space;
a LED light source for emitting light passing through a shell surface of the elongated lighting shell;
a first power supply circuit for converting a converted power to a first driving current supplying to the LED light source;
a second power supply circuit for converting an external power to a second driving current to the LED light source;
and
a switch circuit connected to the first power supply and the second power supply for blocking one of the first power supply circuit and the second power supply to supply one of the first driving current and the second driving current to the LED light source according to an input frequency,
wherein the switch circuit blocks the received power into the first power supply circuit when the switch circuit determines that the input frequency is within a predetermined range, and
wherein the switch circuit further comprises a voltage switch for disabling working of the second power supply circuit.

US Pat. No. 11,032,883

DIMMER SYSTEM

SIEMENS SCHWEIZ AG, Zuri...

1. A dimmer system for controlling the power consumption of a load that can be connected with parallel-connected galvanically isolated dimming channels, the system comprising:a plurality of dimming channels, each dimming channel including a sensor for monitoring a temperature of associated switch elements; and
wherein each dimming channel comprises an associated control unit, wherein each control unit is configured to shift a respective dimming edge based at least in part on the temperature to distribute power dissipation of the connected load substantially equally across the plurality of dimming channels,
wherein a first control unit within a first dimming channel is further configured to shift the respective dimming edge of the first dimming channel forward or backward in time based at least in part on the temperature of the associated switch elements.

US Pat. No. 11,032,875

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEATING AND SENSING PROXIMITY TO VEHICLE COMPONENTS

Joyson Safety Systems Acq...

1. A vehicle component heating system comprising:a computer controlling an electrical power source defining a duty cycle for an electrical power signal, the electrical power signal comprising a heating signal, a sensing signal, and an idle period within the duty cycle during which neither a heating signal nor a sensing signal is generated;
at least one electrode connected to the electrical power source and disposed within a sensing zone of a vehicle component, the electrode for generating heat for a surface of the vehicle component within the sensing zone in response to receiving the heating signal and for sensing proximity of a vehicle occupant to the sensing zone in response to receiving the sensing signal, wherein the at least one electrode is a first electrode and the system further comprises a second electrode disposed between the first electrode and a portion of the vehicle component, the second electrode receiving a shielding signal for reducing parasitic capacitance between the first electrode and the portion of the vehicle component;
a processor connected to the computer and in electrical communication with a memory, the memory storing instructions for controlling the processor, the instructions causing the processor and the electrical power source to control the duty cycle of the electrical power signal, wherein the processor performs the following steps with the instructions;
receive at least one input signal from the at least one vehicle control system;
based on the at least one input signal from the at least one vehicle control system, select a heating percentage of the duty cycle for generating the heating signal, a sensing percentage of the duty cycle for generating and measuring the sensing signal and reporting the sensing signal measured, and an idle percentage of the duty cycle during which no heating signal or sensing signal is generated, wherein a sum of the heating, sensing, and idle percentages is 100%; and
generate the heating signal and/or generate and measure the sensing signal and report the sensing signal measured based on the selected percentages; and
applying the electrical signal to the second electrode as the shielding signal, the electrical signal having the respective heating percentage, sensing percentage, and idle percentage of the duty cycle.

US Pat. No. 11,032,872

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DELETING SESSION CONTEXT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

11. A communications system comprising:a session management function entity; and
a first device including a processor, a transmitter, and receiver, wherein the first device receives from the receiver a delete request message, wherein the delete request message is used to instruct the processor of the first device to trigger releasing a packet data unit (PDU) session context that is not deleted after a terminal is abnormally deregistered and to send via the transmitter the PDU session release request to the session management function entity, wherein the PDU session release request is used to instruct the session management function entity to delete the PDU session context stored in the session management function entity;
wherein the session management function entity receives the PDU session release request and is configured to delete, based on the PDU session release request, the PDU session context that is stored in the session management function entity.

US Pat. No. 11,032,870

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING MTC LONG DRX CYCLE/SLEEP LENGTHS

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for determining when to receive a signal, the WTRU comprising:a processor, the processor being configured to:
determine a system frame number (SFN) cycle number (SCN), wherein the determined SCN corresponds to a count of a number of SFN cycles;
determine that the determined SCN is associated with a paging monitoring window according to an extended discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle;
determine a paging frame (PF) and paging occasion (PO) associated with the determined SCN and the paging monitoring window; and
monitor for a paging message during the PF and PO associated with the determined SCN and the paging monitoring window.

US Pat. No. 11,032,866

METHODS AND RELATED DEVICES FOR MULTI-CONNECTIVITY

FG Innovation Company Lim...

1. A User Equipment (UE) for multi-connectivity, comprising:one or more non-transitory computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon; and
at least one processor coupled to the one or more non-transitory computer-readable media, and configured to execute the computer-executable instructions to:
receive a first Radio Resource Control (RRC) message comprising at least one Secondary Cell Group (SCG) Data Radio Bearer (DRB) configuration from a Master Cell Group (MCG);
start a first timer upon receiving the first RRC message;
report failure information to the MCG via an SCG Failure Information message when the first timer expires, the failure information comprising an SCG failure cause value and at least one first cell identity (ID) indicating at least one suitable cell determined by the UE, the SCG failure cause value indicating a reconfiguration failure of the first RRC message; and
stop the first timer when at least one of the following conditions is satisfied:
initiating an RRC reestablishment procedure by sending an RRC reestablishment request message to the MCG;
sending the SCG Failure Information message to the MCG before the first timer expires; and
successfully adding the SCG DRB configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,862

DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION CONNECTION METHOD FOR CONNECTING MULTIPLE DEVICES

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A device management system comprising:a first device;
a second device;
an electronic apparatus;
an access point; and
a server configured to manage a user account and register the first device and the second device under the user account,
wherein the electronic apparatus is configured to:
store identification information of the access point in a memory of the electronic apparatus, and
transmit the identification information of the access point,
wherein each of the first device and the second device is configured to:
receive the identification information of the access point transmitted from the electronic apparatus,
establish a communication link with the access point by using the identification information of the access point, and
access the server via the access point,
wherein the electronic apparatus is further configured to:
store an updated identification information of the access point, and
transmit the updated identification information of the access point based on disconnecting the communication link with the access point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,861

DEVICE TO DEVICE-BASED COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A Device to Device (D2D)-based communication method, comprising:receiving, by a first terminal, a discovery signal of a second terminal, wherein the discovery signal comprises indication information and the indication information is configured to indicate a capability of the second terminal or indicate the capability of the second terminal and a state of the second terminal;
performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal according to the indication information;
wherein the second terminal accesses a base station through the first terminal, and
performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal according to the indication information, comprises:
determining, by the first terminal, a communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal according to the indication information; and
during the second terminal accessing the base station through the first terminal, performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal in the communication manner;
wherein the indication information is configured to indicate a capability level of the second terminal, the capability level of the second terminal is one of a plurality of preset capability levels, and
determining, by the first terminal, the communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal according to the indication information comprises:
determining, by the first terminal, the capability level of the second terminal according to the indication information;
determining, by the first terminal, the capability of the second terminal through a preset correspondence between capability levels and capabilities of a terminal according to the capability level of the second terminal; and
determining, by the first terminal, the communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,858

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD, TERMINAL, ACCESS NETWORK, AND CORE NETWORK

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A network access method, comprising:obtaining a network service identifier of a requested network service;
obtaining access information based on the network service identifier, wherein the access information comprises a network slice identifier and a network slice type identifier that correspond to the network service identifier;
determining, based on the network slice type identifier, an access mode corresponding to a network slice type; and
accessing, based on the access mode corresponding to the network slice type, a network slice corresponding to the network slice identifier.

US Pat. No. 11,032,855

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMMUNICATION OF ANALYTE DATA

DexCom, Inc., San Diego,...

1. A method for selecting a display device for glucose data communication, the method comprising:generating glucose sensor data associated with a glucose concentration in a host using a transcutaneous glucose sensor of a glucose sensor system;
processing the generated glucose sensor data using a sensor electronics unit of the glucose sensor system to generate processed glucose sensor data;
receiving by the sensor electronics unit one or more signals from each of a set of display devices, wherein each of the set of display devices is configured to display information associated with the glucose sensor data generated by the transcutaneous glucose sensor of the glucose sensor system;
calculating by the sensor electronics unit a first derivative value and a second derivative value based on the one or more signals for each of the respective set of display devices;
identifying by the sensor electronics unit one or more display devices of the set of display devices for wireless communication based on, for each of the one or more display devices, the first derivative value meeting or being above a first threshold value, wherein the first threshold value is lower than a second threshold value; and
selecting by the sensor electronics unit a display device from the one or more display devices for glucose data communication based on the second derivative value associated with the selected display device, the first threshold value, and the second threshold value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,850

PRACH AND/OR SRS SWITCHING ENHANCEMENTS

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving on a first component carrier (CC) a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) order for a first physical random access channel (PRACH) transmission;
determining a transmit power for the first PRACH transmission, based on a retransmission index of the first PRACH transmission;
transmitting the first PRACH on a second CC at the determined transmit power, comprising interrupting communication on the first CC to switch from the first CC to the second CC; and
after transmitting the first PRACH, receiving a second PDCCH order on the first CC before (i) interrupting communication again on the first CC to switch from the first CC to the second CC and (ii) transmitting a second PRACH on the second CC, wherein the second PDCCH order comprises information for triggering the second PRACH.

US Pat. No. 11,032,841

DOWNLINK ACTIVE SET MANAGEMENT FOR MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT COMMUNICATIONS

XCOM Labs, Inc., San Die...

1. A network system comprising:a plurality of nodes, wherein each node is configured to communicate with one or more user equipment (UEs), and wherein each node initially corresponds to a separate active set; and
a scheduler in communication with the plurality of nodes, the scheduler comprising a processor and computer-executable instructions, wherein the computer-executable instructions, when executed by the processor, cause the scheduler to:
for a first active set,
determine whether a number of available MIMO dimensions in the first active set exceeds a threshold value;
determine a level of interference received at one or more UEs within the first active set;
in response to a determination that at least one of (a) the number of available MIMO dimensions in the first active set does not exceed the threshold value or (b) a determination that the level of interference within the first active set exceeds a second threshold value,
determine one or more metrics, each metric associated with the first active set and an active set other than the first active set; and
combine the first active set with an active set associated with the highest metric in the one or more metrics.

US Pat. No. 11,032,837

WIRELESS DEVICE AND A NETWORK NODE FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for use in a wireless device in a wireless communication system for transmitting uplink control information (UCI), the method comprising:obtaining UCI comprising a number of UCI bits;
mapping the UCI bits to a set of modulation symbols;
obtaining a resource configuration, wherein the resource configuration is at least indicative of:
one or more allocated resources available for transmission of the modulation symbols, and
a subcarrier allocation pattern defining allowed use of subcarriers within the one or more allocated resources,
wherein, for at least one symbol in the one or more allocated resources, the subcarrier allocation pattern defines allowed use of at least some contiguous subcarriers;
mapping the modulation symbols to the resource configuration; and
transmitting the modulation symbols using the allocated subcarriers;wherein the step of mapping the modulation symbols further comprisesselecting a resource set from the allocated resources; and
allocating subcarriers comprised in the resource set for transmission of the modulation symbols; andwherein the method further comprises:determining that the number of UCI bits is less than or equal to a number of payload bits offered by the resource set before performing the step of allocating the subcarriers; and
adapting a code rate or a modulation order to accommodate additional payload bits.

US Pat. No. 11,032,836

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR BWP ALLOCATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for Bandwidth Part, BWP, allocation, comprising:determining BWP difference information corresponding to different parameter sets of a first node to which a BWP needs to be allocated and a second node to which a BWP has been allocated according to a first mapping relationship between different parameter sets and BWP difference information, wherein the BWP allocation needs to be performed for the first node in a time unit corresponding to the second node;
judging whether an allocation condition is satisfied according to the determined BWP difference information and a reliability requirement of a service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node; and
allocating a BWP to the first node in the time unit corresponding to the second node when the allocation condition is satisfied, wherein the allocation condition comprises some or all of following allocation conditions:
a first allocation condition: a difference value between the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and the BWP that has been allocated to the second node is less than a maximum difference value, a reliability level of the service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node is lower than a threshold, and there are resources matching with the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node in resources that can be allocated in the time unit corresponding to the second node;
a second allocation condition: the difference value between the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and the BWP that has been allocated to the second node is not less than the maximum difference value, the reliability level of the service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node is not lower than the threshold, and there are resources matching with the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and resources corresponding to guard interval information, in resources that can be allocated in the time unit corresponding to the second node;
wherein the maximum difference value is a maximum difference value corresponding to coding configuration information of the first node in the BWP difference information; and the resources corresponding to the guard interval information are resources corresponding to the coding configuration information of the first node in guard interval information corresponding to the different parameters sets of the first node and the second node.

US Pat. No. 11,032,832

TIME-DIVISION MULTIPLEXING FOR CELLULAR DUAL CONNECTIVITY

T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bell...

1. A method performed by one or more of a Long-Term Evolution (LTE) base station or a New Radio (NR) Base Station, the method comprising:concurrently receiving a LTE uplink signal and a NR uplink signal from a cellular communication device;
commanding the cellular communication device to transmit the LTE uplink signal at a first transmit power;
commanding the cellular communication device to transmit the NR uplink signal at a second transmit power;
determining that one or more of the first transmit power and the second transmit power will cause the cellular communication device to exceed a power threshold; and
in response to determining that one or more of the first transmit power and the second transmit power will cause the cellular communication device to exceed the power threshold, managing uplink scheduling of the cellular communication device to time-multiplex the LTE and NR uplink signals.

US Pat. No. 11,032,829

SCALABLE NUMEROLOGY WITH SYMBOL BOUNDARY ALIGNMENT FOR UNIFORM AND NON-UNIFORM SYMBOL DURATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a scheduling entity, comprising:establishing communication with a user equipment (UE) utilizing a first numerology having a first subcarrier spacing and a second numerology having a second subcarrier spacing, the second numerology being scaled from the first numerology such that the second subcarrier spacing of the second numerology is a positive integer multiple of the first subcarrier spacing of the first numerology, the positive integer multiple being greater than 1, a symbol length of each symbol of the first numerology being equal to a sum of symbol lengths of two or more corresponding symbols of the second numerology, a symbol of the first numerology or second numerology having a symbol length different from a symbol length of other symbols of the same numerology; and
communicating with the UE utilizing a slot comprising the first numerology and the second numerology.

US Pat. No. 11,032,826

RADIO SPECTRUM SHARING LEVERAGING LINK ADAPTATION IN PRIMARY NETWORK

Rochester Institute of Te...

1. A wireless communication system, comprising:a plurality of wireless networks simultaneously operating over a same RF spectrum band, at least one network of the plurality of wireless networks comprising a secondary network having at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting node, wherein each of the at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting nodes is capable of estimating a change in the average throughput of a transmission of the at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting node on at least one primary network of the plurality of wireless networks, wherein each at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting node comprises:
a modulation classifier that estimates from a sensed wireless signal, a modulation scheme used in a transmission of a wireless signal that carries information over a wireless link that has been established in the at least one primary network of the plurality of wireless networks; and
a throughput estimator which determines, without exchanging information between networks of the plurality of wireless networks, a forward error control (FEC) channel coding rate for the sensed wireless signal, wherein the at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting node in the secondary network uses information from the throughput estimator to determine a transmitting power level of the transmission of the at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitting node that does not reduce the throughput over the wireless link associated with the sensed wireless signal sent and received in the primary network by more than a prescribed target maximum value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,824

DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL MONITORING CAPABILITIES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:determining a first configuration for a set of physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) monitoring occasions during a slot, the first configuration comprising a threshold number of PDCCH candidates, or a threshold number of non-overlapping control channel elements (CCEs), or a combination thereof, within each PDCCH monitoring occasion of the set of PDCCH monitoring occasions;
determining a second configuration for monitoring the set of PDCCH monitoring occasions, the second configuration comprising a threshold number of PDCCH candidates, or a threshold number of non-overlapping CCEs, or a combination thereof, within the slot;
monitoring, in accordance with the first configuration and the second configuration, for control information during the set of PDCCH monitoring occasions; and
decoding the control information identified within at least one PDCCH monitoring occasion of the set of PDCCH monitoring occasions.

US Pat. No. 11,032,818

RADIO-UNLICENSED (NR-U) CHANNEL RESERVATION AT SLOT BOUNDARY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:transmitting, by a first wireless communication device, a first configuration indicating a first set of channel monitoring occasions for a channel, wherein each channel monitoring occasion of the first set of channel monitoring occasions is aligned to a start of a transmission slot;
transmitting, by the first wireless communication device based on a first listen-before-talk (LBT) in the channel, a first channel reservation signal to reserve a first transmission opportunity (TXOP) in the channel, the first channel reservation signal transmitted during a first channel monitoring occasion of the first set of channel monitoring occasions that is within the first TXOP; and
communicating, by the first wireless communication device with a second wireless communication device, a first communication signal in the channel during the first TXOP.

US Pat. No. 11,032,816

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR VARIABLE TIMING ADJUSTMENT GRANULARITY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment, comprising:determining a granularity of a timing adjustment value,
the granularity being variable based at least in part on a numerology associated with the user equipment,
the granularity being determined based at least in part on at least one of:
a timing adjustment command indicating the granularity,
configuration information indicating the granularity,
information regarding a communication, a carrier, or a band associated with the user equipment, or
a combination thereof; and
performing timing adjustment based at least in part on the granularity of the timing adjustment value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,814

DECODING CONTROL INFORMATION RECEIVED OVER A CONTROL CHANNEL

Optis Cellular Technology...

1. A method for decoding control information by a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:monitoring a set of Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) candidates for control information received from a base station at subframe k,
wherein the set of PDCCH candidates to monitor are defined in terms of search spaces,
wherein the UE monitors a UE-specific search space, among the search spaces, at each of aggregation levels (L) of 1, 2, 4 and 8 control channel elements (CCEs),
wherein the CCE is a resource unit comprising a specific number of resource elements and used for transmission of the control information,
wherein the ‘L’ CCEs corresponding to a first PDCCH candidate among the set of PDCCH candidates of the search space at a subframe k are located at positions given by:
L*{(Yk)mod(floor(C))}+i, wherein i=0, . . . ,L?1,
wherein Yk is defined by:
Yk=(A*Yk?1+B)mod D.
wherein the variable C is determined based on the number of CCEs (NCCE) divided by the aggregation level (L),
wherein A, B, and D are predetermined constant values predetermined regardless of the aggregation levels (L); and
decoding the control information of the PDCCH.

US Pat. No. 11,032,810

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD INCLUDING HISTORY OF UPLINK MULTI-USER TRANSMISSION

KABUSHIKIKAISHA TOSHIBA, ...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:a receiver configured to receive a first frame instructing the wireless communication device to perform uplink multi-user transmission; and
a transmitter is configured to transmit a second frame in the uplink multi-user in response to the first frame; and
controlling circuitry configured to set a timer upon receiving the first frame, and change a value of a first parameter of accessing a wireless medium when the timer times out,
wherein the receiver is configured to receive a third frame including information that indicates a value for setting the timer,
wherein the controlling circuit is configured to set the timer based on the information included in the third frame, and
wherein the first parameter is a parameter used for determination of a duration of carrier sensing on the wireless medium.

US Pat. No. 11,032,809

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING SIGNAL BETWEEN TERMINAL AND BASE STATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a signal from a base station by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving control information through at least one of a first downlink control region or a second downlink control region; and
receiving data scheduled by the control information,
wherein the first downlink control region is indicated by system information,
wherein the second downlink control region is configured by the base station,
wherein based on the control information being received through the first downlink control region, the control information comprises (i) information regarding a subband in which scheduling target data is transmitted, (ii) information regarding a numerology of the scheduling target data, and (iii) time-dimension offset information regarding the scheduling target data, and
wherein based on the control information being received through the second downlink control region, the control information comprises (i) information regarding a presence or absence of a search space in the second downlink control region, (ii) detection time information regarding a search space included in the second downlink control region, and (iii) information regarding a number of times of blind detection for the second downlink control region.

US Pat. No. 11,028,980

FLEXIBLE STRIP LIGHTING APPARATUS AND METHODS

ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A lighting system comprising:a first lighting device having a first light emitting diode (LED);
a second lighting device having a second LED;
a two-part connector having a first connector part and a second connector part being connectable together as constituting a unitary connector joint and electrically coupling the first lighting device to the second lighting device, the first connector part being attached to the first lighting device, and the second connector part being attached to the second lighting device;
at least one elastomer commonly encapsulating the first lighting device, the second lighting device, and the two-part connector; and
a cutting device configured to facilitate separation of the first lighting device from the second lighting device at least in part by cutting at least some of the at least one elastomer that is adjacent to the unitary connector joint of the two-part connector.

US Pat. No. 11,032,936

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND BOARD DEVICE

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An information processing device comprising:a board;
a receiver that includes a top wall facing the board, the receiver configured to allow a coupling device to be inserted into a space between the board and the top wall;
a movable part provided in the top wall, the movable part configured to be movable in a direction facing the board, the movable part having a contact portion configured to be in contact with a top surface of the coupling device;
an elastic part that has elasticity provided at the movable part, the elastic part urging the movable part toward the board;
a housing positioned over a side opposite the board relative to the heat sink, the housing having a facing wall facing the heat sink;
a fan configured to supply wind to the heat sink along the facing wall;
a heat generator, separate from the coupling device, disposed over the board and positioned upstream of the movable part in a wind flowing direction;
a heat transfer member thermally coupled to the elastic part and the heat generator;
a first heat sink thermally coupled to the heat transfer member and the heat generator; and
a second heat sink thermally coupled to the heat transfer member.

US Pat. No. 11,032,935

SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR A FLEXIBLE INTERCONNECT OF A SUPERCONDUCTOR

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS ...

20. A system comprising:a first superconducting system, the first superconducting system comprising:
a plurality of blades; and
a plurality of superconducting circuits, wherein each superconducting circuit is mounted on a respective blade of the first superconducting system, and each of the plurality of superconducting circuits in the first superconducting system includes low temperature superconducting materials;
a second superconducting system, the second superconducting system comprising:
a plurality of blades; and
a plurality of superconducting circuits, wherein each superconducting circuit in the second superconducting system is mounted on a respective blade of the second superconducting system, and each of the plurality of superconducting circuits in the second superconducting system includes high temperature superconducting materials;
a support structure comprising:
a support member that is formed of thermally conductive material, the support member comprising:
a plurality of parallel slots, wherein each slot extends from a first surface of a base of the support member to a second surface of the base, wherein the first and second surfaces are positioned on parallel planes; and
a wall extending transverse from the first surface of the base, the wall comprising a plurality of through-holes extending from a first surface of the wall to a second surface of the wall;
a plurality of connector assemblies, wherein each connector assembly comprises:
a connector support rod that is affixed to the base of the support structure via a respective slot; and
a connector affixed to the respective connector support rod and the connector provides mechanical support for a flexible interconnect between at least two superconducting circuits mounted on respective blades of the first superconducting system; and
an extender arm comprising:
a base that extends in a direction parallel to a surface of the wall of the support member; and
a column extending in a direction transverse to the base; and
a plurality of alignment connectors affixed to the column of the extender arm, wherein each alignment connector mechanically couples a given blade of the first superconducting system to a corresponding blade of the second superconducting system.

US Pat. No. 11,032,933

STORAGE DEVICE

CHENBRO MICOM CO., LTD., ...

1. A storage device, comprising:a casing comprising at least two partition units and at least one guiding slot, the at least one guiding slot that is formed on one of the partition units, and provided with a detaching hole, and a receiving recess is formed between the partition units; and
at least one bracket comprising:
a rack received within the receiving recess for fixedly holding a loaded object; and
a hanging portion fixedly connected to the rack, slidably engaged with the at least one guiding slot, and releasable from the at least one guiding slot through the detaching hole; and
a stopper removably located in the detaching hole for stopping the hanging portion from moving into the detaching hole, the stopper comprising an elastic sheet and at least one stopping block, wherein one end of the elastic sheet is connected to the casing, the other end of the elastic sheet is a free end, and the at least one stopping block is disposed on the free end of the elastic sheet, and located within the detaching hole, wherein when the free end of the elastic sheet is pressed to move out the at least one stopping block from the detaching hole, the hanging portion is allowed to be separated from the receiving recess through the detaching hole.

US Pat. No. 11,032,931

ELECTRICAL HOUSING AND PROCESS FOR TESTING THE SEALED NATURE OF THE ELECTRICAL HOUSING

Tyco Electronics France S...

1. An assembly, comprising:an electrical housing including an opening adapted to receive an electrical cable and/or an electrical connector, a housing wall delimiting an internal volume of the electrical housing, a test passageway having a dimension and a position in the housing wall adapted to permit testing of a sealed nature of the electrical housing while impeding access to an electrically live element in the internal volume of the electrical housing, and a stop element disposed at an inner end of the test passageway inside the electrical housing; and
a sealing plug adapted to be inserted into the test passageway and sealing the electrical housing, the stop element is adapted to stop insertion of the sealing plug into the test passageway, a longitudinal length of the sealing plug is smaller than a distance between the stop element and an exterior of the housing wall.

US Pat. No. 11,032,930

TITANIUM SURFACES WITH IMPROVED COLOR CONSISTENCY AND RESISTANCE TO COLOR CHANGE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An enclosure for a portable electronic device, the enclosure comprising:an anodized layer that overlays and is formed from a substrate comprising titanium, the anodized layer having a thickness between 2 nanometers and 6 nanometers, a b* value that is between 3 and 8, and an L* value that is above 60.

US Pat. No. 11,032,926

TRANSMISSION DEVICE USED FOR MONITOR EXPANSION

Wei Zhu, Jiangyin (CN)

1. A transmission device used for expanding monitors, comprising:a body,
a combination of a plurality of monitors and the actuation module that can be installed thereon; wherein the body is defined with a reference axis X, a reference axis Y perpendicular to the reference axis X and a reference axis Z; the plurality of monitors at least include a first monitor and a second monitor, and the first monitor has a display screen; the actuation module comprises a spindle, an actuator that moves along with the rotating spindle, causing the actuator to drive the second monitor to move reciprocally on the reference axis X; and the second monitor is provided with screen, a base and a drive module assembled on the base; the drive module has a base, a drive rod pivotally coupled on the base, a follow-up unit driven by the drive rod, which cause the second monitor to move reciprocally on the reference axis Y, jointly providing an expansion and combination and retraction mechanism for the screen of the first monitor and the screen of the second monitor.

US Pat. No. 11,032,925

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY PANEL AND FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

KUNSHAN GO-VISIONOX OPTO-...

1. A flexible display panel, comprising: a display area; and a non-display area surrounding the display area; wherein the non-display area comprises a flexible substrate, an inorganic layer and a metal wire stacked together, the non-display area and a bending area of the flexible display panel has an overlapping area formed therebetween, wherein in the overlapping area, at least one groove is formed on the inorganic layer, and the metal wire is at least partially arranged in the at least one groove, wherein the flexible substrate comprises a first flexible layer, a first inorganic layer and a second flexible layer; wherein the second flexible layer is arranged at a side of the first inorganic layer adjacent to the metal wire; along a direction perpendicular to the flexible substrate, the at least one groove passes through the second flexible layer, or the at least one groove passes through the second flexible layer and the first inorganic layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,917

CIRCUIT CARRIER BOARD AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A circuit carrier board comprising:a first substrate, comprising a first circuit layer and a plurality of conductive structures electrically connected to the first circuit layer, wherein the conductive structures being adapted to be electrically connected to the plurality of electronic elements; and
a second substrate is bonded to the first substrate and contacts the first circuit layer, wherein the second substrate comprising:
a plurality of dielectric layers stacked on the first substrate in sequence; and
a plurality of second circuit layers are disposed in the dielectric layers, wherein a bottommost layer of the second circuit layers is exposed outside of the dielectric layers, and a topmost layer of the second circuit layers is electrically connected to the first circuit layer,
wherein, the conductive structures comprises a plurality of pads and a plurality of conductive vias, and the pads are electrically connected to the first circuit layer through the conductive vias,
wherein an orthographic projection of a bottom surface of each of the conductive vias contacting the first circuit layer on the second substrate is located within an orthographic projection of a top surface of each of the pads on the second substrate,
wherein a linewidth of the first circuit layer is smaller than a linewidth of the second circuit layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,915

SINGLE-LAYER CIRCUIT BOARD, MULTI-LAYER CIRCUIT BOARD, AND MANUFACTURING METHODS THEREFOR

RICHVIEW ELECTRONICS CO.,...

1. A method for manufacturing multi-layer circuit board, comprising:implementing a multi-layer laying-up plate and lamination in an order of surface sticking layer, single-layer circuit board, middle sticking layer, single-layer circuit board, middle sticking layer, single-layer circuit board, surface sticking layer;
drilling a hole on the multi-layer plate after lamination, the hole comprises through hole and/or blind hole;
forming a conductive seed layer to an outer surface of said surface sticking layer and a hole wall of said hole; and
forming circuit pattern on the outer surface of said surface sticking layer,
wherein forming a conductive seed layer comprises implanting a conductive material below the outer surface of said surface sticking layer below and hole wall of said hole via ion implantation, to form ion implantation layer as at least part of said conductive seed layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,910

SYSTEM-IN-PACKAGE DEVICE BALL MAP AND LAYOUT OPTIMIZATION

OCTAVO SYSTEMS LLC, Suga...

1. A system, comprising:a System-in-Package (SiP) including a SiP substrate, a plurality of SiP electronic components within the SiP, a plurality of internal electrical connections for connecting between said plurality of SiP electronic components, and an array of connectors formed on a bottom surface of said SiP substrate;
a printed circuit board (PCB), wherein said PCB comprises a top layer, a ground layer, and a power layer, wherein said top layer comprises a plurality of escape traces on a top surface of said PCB, and wherein said SiP is mounted on said top surface of said PCB; and
a plurality of electronic components mounted on said top surface of said PCB,
wherein at least one of said plurality of electronic components is electrically connected to at least one of said plurality of escape traces, and
wherein at least one of said plurality of SiP electronic components is electrically connected to at least one of said plurality of escape traces using said array of connectors.

US Pat. No. 11,032,902

ELECTRO-OPTICAL STRUCTURE

1. An electro-optical structure, comprising: at least one optical component, a plurality of electric components, wherein the at least one optical component and the plurality of electric components are arranged on a common printed circuit board, wherein the common printed circuit board is rigid to provide sufficient stability in order to ensure stable mounting of the optical components such that the common printed circuit board serves as an optical bench, wherein the printed circuit board has a thermal expansion coefficient smaller than 9 pm/K, wherein the printed circuit board comprises a plate-shaped base body, and wherein the base body comprises molybdenum or an Invar material.

US Pat. No. 11,032,887

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT

RGF ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP, ...

1. A system for applying light to an environment, the system comprising:an elongate first body comprising a first side wall, a second side wall opposite the first side wall, and a bottom wall, the first body defining a lengthwise channel between the first side wall and the second side wall;
a first groove disposed along an inner surface of the first side wall;
a second groove disposed along an inner surface of the second side wall;
a cover, the cover being coupled to the first body via the first groove and the second groove, wherein the first body and the cover collectively enclose at least a portion of the channel;
a light emitting diode (LED) disposed within the channel;
a window comprising a material that is at least partially transparent to one or more wavelengths of light emitted by the LED, the window being disposed in the cover adjacent the LED such that light emitted by the LED may pass through the window;
wherein an outer surface of the first sidewall comprises a male connector, and an outer surface of the second sidewall comprises a female connector, the male and/or female connectors being adapted to couple the first body to a second body having at least one connector that is complementary to the male or female connector.

US Pat. No. 11,032,874

SHADOW ACCESS POINT FOR HIERARCHICAL TREE NETWORK USING 802.11 INFRASTRUCTURE NODES IN FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS AND OTHER SYSTEMS

Honeywell International I...

1. A system comprising:first and second access points, each access point comprising one or more wireless radios configured to communicate with a wireless node;
a central station adapted to receive and transmit data from and to the wireless node via the access points;
wherein the first and second access points are both configured to wirelessly receive first data from the wireless node and the first access point is configured to forward the first data to the central station; and
wherein the first and second access points are both configured to receive second data from the central station for the wireless node, the first access point is configured as a primary access point to wirelessly transmit the second data to the wireless node and to transmit a beacon signal to indicate the health of the first access point, and the second access point is configured as a shadow access point and to listen for the beacon signals to help verify that the primary access point is operating properly and, if the shadow access point fails to receive a beacon signal from the primary access point, the shadow access point begins transmitting the beacon signals using the same network information as the primary access point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,873

SESSION CONTINUITY IN MOBILE SYSTEMS USING USER PLANE FUNCTIONS WITH UPLINK CLASSIFIER

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. One or more non-transitory, computer-readable media having instructions that, when executed, cause a session management function (SMF) to:instantiate a target uplink classifier (T-ULCL);
establish a forwarding tunnel between the T-ULCL and a source uplink classifier (S-ULCL); and
configure the T-ULCL with packet filters to force uplink traffic from an existing session between a user equipment (UE) and a source application node in a source data network to be forwarded via the forwarding tunnel.

US Pat. No. 11,032,869

METHOD OF SECURING UNICAST MESSAGE COMMUNICATION IN 3GPP BASED WIRELESS NETWORKS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication, the method comprising:sending, by the UE, a request message for resuming radio resource control (RRC) connection to a gNodeB;
receiving, by the UE, an RRC reject message from the gNodeB in case of a network rejection to the request message, the RRC reject message comprising a first message authentication code computed by the gNodeB based on a stored network security context;
mapping, by the UE, at least one of a second message authentication code with the first message authentication code, the second message authentication code having been computed by the UE based on the stored network security context; and
acknowledging the RRC reject message by the UE based on a successful mapping of the second message authentication code with the first message authentication code.

US Pat. No. 11,032,857

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR SYNCHRONIZING STATES OF SEPARATE SUBSCRIBER IDENTITIES WITH NETWORK

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A mobile communication device, comprising:a Radio Frequency (RF) device, configured to perform wireless transmission and reception to and from one or more cells; and
a baseband processor, configured to use a first subscriber identity to establish a connection with a serving cell via the RF device to perform a first communication procedure, and in response to completing the first communication procedure or the first communication procedure being interrupted by a second communication procedure associated with a second subscriber identity, use the first subscriber identity to send a measurement report to the serving cell via the RF device, wherein the measurement report indicates a reported signal quality of the serving cell is poor enough to release the connection, and the measurement report is sent even when a measured signal quality of the serving cell is good enough to keep the connection.

US Pat. No. 11,032,856

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a radio access network device, configuration information of a preset data bearer, wherein the preset data bearer is configured to transmit data, and the configuration information of the preset data bearer comprises:
a data transmission mode of data transmitted over a radio interface through the preset data bearer; and
use condition information, wherein the use condition information indicates a condition that is required to be met by a mobile terminal to use the preset data bearer, and the use condition comprises that the mobile terminal is subscribed to a first service and that the mobile terminal is a first type of mobile terminal; and
before a process of establishing a radio resource control (RRC) connection to the mobile terminal is completed, sending, by the radio access network device, the configuration information of the preset data bearer to the mobile terminal, wherein sending the configuration information of the preset data bearer to the mobile terminal causes the mobile terminal to determine whether the mobile terminal meets the use condition, and when the mobile terminal determines it meets the use condition, the configuration information of the preset data bearer is used by the mobile terminal to transmit data through the preset data bearer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,849

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting data by a first device, the method comprising:receiving, from a second device, sidelink scheduling information for the second device;
determining a received power for a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) associated with a physical sidelink shared channel (PSSCH) based on the sidelink scheduling information, wherein the received power for the DMRS is measured in a plurality of candidate resources for sidelink transmission;
determining a resource for sidelink transmission among the plurality of candidate resources; and
transmitting data using the determined resource,
wherein a first resource in a first subframe among the plurality of candidate resources is excluded for sidelink transmission in case that the first device has not monitored a second subframe, and the first subframe is determined based on the second subframe and a resource reservation period, and
wherein a second resource among the plurality of candidate resources is excluded for sidelink transmission in case that a received power for a DMRS of the second resource is higher than a threshold.

US Pat. No. 11,032,848

MAC PROTOCOL FOR DIRECTIVE TRANSMISSIONS

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A communication system, comprising:a first node; and
a second node,
wherein the first node comprises:
a transmitter; and
first processing circuitry associated with the transmitter, the first processing circuitry being configured to:
configure a pilot signal to announce a directive signal transmission between the second node and at least one further node, the pilot signal having a narrower bandwidth than the announced directive signal transmission between the second node and the at least one further node;
include, in the pilot signal, information defining channel resources used by the announced directive signal transmission; and
transmit, via the transmitter, the pilot signal to the second node; and
wherein the second node comprises:
a receiver; and
second processing circuitry associated with the receiver, the second processing circuitry being configured to:
receive, via the receiver, the pilot signal from the second node;
predict, based on information in the pilot signal, a collision rate between an intended directive signal transmission from the first node and the announced directive signal transmission; and
access, based on the predicted collision rate, a shared media for directive signal transmission between the first node and the second node.

US Pat. No. 11,032,845

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIDELINK MEASUREMENT REPORT IN SIDELINK IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a first device for performing sidelink transmission, the method comprising:performing sidelink communication with one or more destinations;
at least one of receiving or selecting a sidelink grant associated with a sidelink transmission;
responsive to the sidelink grant, selecting a first destination of the one or more destinations based upon a priority of a report signaling, wherein the report signaling is associated with Channel State Information (CSI) reporting, wherein the report signaling is not associated with a sidelink logical channel; and
performing the sidelink transmission associated with the sidelink grant to the first destination.

US Pat. No. 11,032,843

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for information transmission, applied to a User Equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving a paging message corresponding to the UE according to information associated with the UE;
wherein the information comprises at least one of:
a Paging-Radio Network Temporary Identity (P-RNTI) corresponding to the UE, a Control Resource SET (CORESET) corresponding to the UE and a search space corresponding to the UE,
wherein receiving the paging message corresponding to the UL according to the information associated with the UE comprises:
receiving Downlink Control Information (DCI) according to the information;
receiving a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) according to the DCI; and
acquiring the paging message from the PDSCH;
wherein receiving the PDSCH according to the DCI comprises:
receiving the PDSCH within a present minimum frequency-domain range of the UE and outside the present minimum frequency-domain range of the UE according to the scheduling indication information, carried in the DCI transmitted through a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH), of the PDSCH, wherein the frequency-domain bandwidth of the PDCCH is less than or equal to a minimum bandwidth; or
receiving the PDSCH outside the present minimum frequency-domain range of the UE according to the scheduling indication information, carried in the DCI transmitted through the PDCCH, of the PDSCH, wherein the frequency-domain bandwidth of the PDCCH is less than or equal to the minimum bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 11,032,840

RESOLUTION OF COLLISIONS BETWEEN BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY REQUESTS AND UPLINK COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:combining an indication of a beam failure recovery (BFR) request or one or more scheduling requests with at least one of channel state information or acknowledgment or negative acknowledgment (ACK/NACK) feedback that is to be transmitted in a resource, such that the BFR request is combined with the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback when the BFR request is triggered regardless of whether the one or more scheduling requests are triggered,
wherein combining the indication with the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback includes at least one of:
appending the indication to the ACK/NACK feedback; or
prepending the indication to the channel state information; and
transmitting the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback combined with the indication in the resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,838

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SCHEDULING REQUEST BETWEEN TERMINAL AND BASE STATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

15. A user equipment (UE) configured to transmit uplink control information to a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the UE comprising:a receiver;
a transmitter;
at least one processor; and
at least one computer memory operably connectable to the at least one processor and storing instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, perform operations comprising:
receiving, from the BS, (i) first information related to first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resources for a plurality of scheduling requests (SRs), and (ii) second information related to a second PUCCH resource for hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information; and
based on that (i) at least one of the first PUCCH resources overlaps in time with the second PUCCH resource and (ii) the HARQ-ACK information is larger than 2 bits, transmitting the uplink control information comprising (i) the HARQ-ACK information and (ii) information related to the plurality of SRs via a third PUCCH resource,
wherein the information related to the plurality of SRs is configured to identify one SR from among the plurality of SRs as a positive SR, and
wherein the third PUCCH resource is determined based on (i) a PUCCH resource set determined based on a size of the uplink control information, and (ii) downlink control information (DCI) informing one PUCCH resource from the PUCCH resource set.

US Pat. No. 11,032,834

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

8. A device for information transmission, comprising: a processor, a memory and a transceiver, the memory is configured to store program instructions, when the program instruction stored in the memory are executed by the processor, the processor is configured to:acquire a first signal and second signal, the first signal being a reference signal and the second signal being a control signal; and
control the transceiver to transmit the first signal via a first symbol, with a first subcarrier spacing, of a first time-frequency region and transmit the second signal via a second symbol, with a second subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region, wherein
the first subcarrier spacing is different from the second subcarrier spacing, and a size of the first time-frequency region is a size of a subframe;
the processor is further configured to acquire a ninth signal, the ninth signal being a control signal; and
the processor is further configured to:
control the transceiver to transmit the ninth signal via the first symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region, wherein the ninth signal and the first signal are arranged alternately on the frequency domain;
wherein the processor is further configured to acquire a third signal and a fourth signal, the third signal being a reference signal and the fourth signal being a data signal or a control signal; and
the processor is further configured to:
control the transceiver to transmit the first signal via the first symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region over a first cell,
control the transceiver to transmit the second signal via the second symbol, with the second subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region over the first cell,
control the transceiver to transmit the third signal via a third symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of a second time-frequency region over a second cell, and
control the transceiver to transmit the fourth signal via a fourth symbol, with a third subcarrier spacing, of the second time-frequency domain over the second cell,
wherein the second subcarrier spacing is different from the third subcarrier spacing, and the first cell is different from the second cell;
the first time-frequency region and the second time-frequency region have a same time domain, have a same frequency domain, or have adjacent frequency domains; and a size of the second time-frequency region is the size of the subframe.

US Pat. No. 11,032,831

HANDLING MISSED HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST (HARQ) OPPORTUNITIES, MULTIPLE HARQ OPPORTUNITIES, OR BOTH FOR DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION (DRX)

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:a first interface configured to:
obtain monitoring information for a downlink control channel while operating in an active state of a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode; and
obtain a downlink control information (DCI) message scheduling a downlink data message based at least in part on the monitoring information, wherein the DCI message indicates a feedback transmission opportunity (TxOP) for the downlink data message; and
a processing system configured to:
activate a first timer subsequent to the feedback TxOP for the downlink data message and based at least in part on an end of the feedback TxOP; and
activate a second timer upon expiration of the first timer, wherein the processing system remains in the active state of the DRX mode while the second timer is running.

US Pat. No. 11,032,823

INFORMING BASE STATION REGARDING USER EQUIPMENT'S RECEPTION OF BEAM CHANGE INSTRUCTION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication of a base station, comprising:determining to change from a first beam to a second beam;
generating a beam change instruction to indicate the determination to change from the first beam to the second beam;
transmitting, to a user equipment (UE), the beam change instruction in a downlink control information (DCI); and
determining whether or not the beam change instruction is detected by the UE, wherein the determining whether or not the beam change instruction is detected comprises:
receiving an uplink transmission from the UE, the uplink transmission associated with the DCI and indicating that the beam change instruction is received and that a data transmission is successfully received, wherein the uplink transmission includes a beam change demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence or a tri-state indicator.

US Pat. No. 11,032,812

STARTING OFFSET FOR NEW RADIO-UNLICENSED (NR-U) UPLINK TRANSMISSION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE) from a base station (BS), a downlink control information (DCI) message scheduling a first communication signal, the DCI message including a cyclic prefix (CP) extension length configuration associated with a gap duration for a listen-before-talk (LBT) to be used for transmitting the scheduled first communication signal; and
transmitting, by the UE to the BS, the first communication signal including a CP extension having a length based on the CP extension length configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,811

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink (UL) physical protocol data unit (PPDU) in a wireless LAN (WLAN) system, the method performed by a station (STA) comprising:receiving, from access point (AP), a trigger frame including resource allocation information related to transmission of the UL PPDU; and
transmitting, to the AP, the UL PPDU based on the trigger frame,
wherein the UL PPDU comprises (i) a first part including at least one of a legacy (L)-short training field (STF), a L-long training field (LTF), an L-signal (SIG) field, and a high efficiency (HE) SIG-A field and (ii) a second part including at least one of a HE-STF, a HE-LTF, and a data field;
wherein the second part is transmitted on a specific frequency resource represented by the resource allocation information,
wherein the first part is transmitted on the one or more 20 MHz channel in a frequency domain including the specific frequency resource,
wherein the one or more 20 MHz channel is determined based on a size of a bandwidth of the specific frequency resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,807

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION IN OVERLAPPING TIME DOMAIN RESOURCE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method, wherein the method comprises:determining, by a terminal device, first uplink control information and second uplink control information, wherein a length of a time domain resource corresponding to the first uplink control information is less than a length of a time domain resource corresponding to the second uplink control information, wherein:
the first uplink control information and the second uplink control information are hybrid automatic repeat request information; or
the first uplink control information comprises at least one of channel state information or scheduling request information; and the second uplink control information comprises at least one of hybrid automatic repeat request information, channel state information, and scheduling request information; or
the first uplink control information comprises at least two of hybrid automatic repeat request information, channel state information, and scheduling request information, and the second uplink control information comprises at least one of hybrid automatic repeat request information, channel state information, and scheduling request information; and
when the time domain resource corresponding to the first uplink control information overlaps with the time domain resource corresponding to the second uplink control information, transmitting, by the terminal device, third uplink control information on the overlapping time domain resource, wherein the third uplink control information comprises some or all of the first uplink control information, and does not comprise the second uplink control information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,805

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING WIRELESS SIGNAL AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving control information by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) signal including an uplink scheduling information;
transmitting a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) signal and a reference signal (RS) for the PUSCH signal using the uplink scheduling information including a cyclic shift field indicating a cyclic shift value of the RS for the PUSCH signal on one or more resource block including a plurality of symbols; and
receiving a physical hybrid ARQ indicator channel (PHICH) including an acknowledgement information for the PUSCH signal,
wherein the RS for the PUSCH signal is transmitted on even-numbered subcarriers or odd-numbered subcarriers in a specific symbol of the plurality of symbols,
wherein whether the RS for the PUSCH signal is transmitted on the even-numbered subcarriers or the odd-numbered subcarriers in the specific symbol of the plurality of the symbols is implicitly indicated based on the cyclic shift value,
wherein a PHICH resource index determined when the RS for the PUSCH signal is transmitted on the odd-numbered subcarriers is different from a PHICH resource index determined when the RS for the PUSCH signal is transmitted on the even-numbered subcarriers by a offset value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,801

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS WITH ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION AND FEEDBACK

NEO WIRELESS LLC, Wayne,...

1. A mobile station served by a base station using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and utilizing time slots in a time domain and subchannels in a frequency domain, the mobile station comprising:a transmitter; and
a receiver configured to:
receive a control message from the base station over at least one control channel; and
receive and process a forward link transmission based on the control message in one of the time slots, wherein the forward link transmission includes pilots;
wherein the control message includes: information indicating subcarriers for the forward link transmission, spatial information for the forward link transmission, pilot information for the forward link transmission, and information indicating a modulation and coding scheme used for the forward link transmission, and further wherein the pilot information indicates a number of symbols used for the pilots and a location of the pilots in time and frequency.

US Pat. No. 11,032,793

PROCESSING PAGING REQUESTS MESSAGES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NetScout Systems, Inc, W...

1. A method by a network device in a communication system for filtering paging messages in a data packet stream associated with a UE device, the method comprising:receiving a data packet stream having a Paging Message packet from a network node device in the communication system;
determining an identity of a User Equipment (UE) associated with the received Paging Message packet;
determining if Paging Message information associated with the determined UE is stored in memory; and
filtering the received Paging Message packet from the received data packet stream in the event stored Paging Message information was determined to be associated with the determined UE;
storing information associated with the received Paging Message packet in the memory in the event there is no Paging Message information stored in the memory associated with the determined UE;
determining if a predetermined time period has elapsed for storage in the memory of Paging Message information associated with the determined UE; and
removing the information associated with Paging Message packet from the memory in the event the predetermined time period has elapsed.

US Pat. No. 11,032,792

NAVIGATION AND POSITIONING SYSTEM USING RADIO BEAM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, the method comprising:receiving, by a mobile device, a radio beam, the radio beam being a directional beam that propagates along an angle of departure with respect to an antenna that transmits the radio beam, wherein the radio beam carries data of an identifier comprising a cell identifier or a beam identifier or a combination thereof;
determining, by the mobile device and based, at least in part, on the identifier, that the radio beam is a line-of-sight beam with respect to the mobile device; and
based on determining that the radio beam is a line-of-sight beam with respect to the mobile device:
identifying, by the mobile device and based on the identifier, at least one of: the radio beam or a base station that operates the antenna;
determining, by the mobile device, a position of the mobile device based on identifying at least one of the radio beam or the antenna of the base station; and
outputting, by the mobile device, the position of the mobile device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,788

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AND DETERMINING A LOCATION OF A WIRELESS TRANSMISSION

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing communication access of a transmission device in a designated area, the system comprising:a first system comprising:
a transmitter configured to:
transmit a signal periodically to said transmission device, wherein a period of transmission of said transmission is based at least on a number of transmission devices within the designated area, said signal comprising information regarding an assigned time slot window and a start time of said assigned time slot window is unique to said transmission device and, said start time is determined with respect to said signal transmitted by the transmitter;
at least one receiver configured to:
receive a transmission from said transmission device, said transmission comprising a pre-determined signal, wherein said transmission comprising said pre-determined signal being received within said time slot window assigned to said transmission device; and
a processor configured to:
receive, from the at least one receiver, information associated with the pre-determined signal associated with said received transmission;
identify, from information contained within the pre-determined signal associated with said received transmission, a user associated with said transmission device; and
determine an action to be performed based on the identification of the user.

US Pat. No. 11,032,726

OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Andrew Wireless Systems G...

1. A mobile testing system for optimizing wireless coverage in a distributed antenna system, the mobile testing system comprising:a measurement receiver configured to determine a plurality of signal levels for a plurality of signals received by the measurement receiver after being wirelessly communicated from the distributed antenna system; and
processing circuitry communicatively coupled to the measurement receiver and configured to:
identify a subset of signals from the plurality of signals by decoding a respective identifier encoded in each of the subset of signals, wherein the respective identifier identifies that the subset of signals is targeted to at least one coverage zone in which the mobile testing system is located,
obtain, from the measurement receiver, a subset of signal levels from the plurality of signal levels, wherein the subset of signal levels corresponds to the subset of signals,
generate coverage contour data describing signal coverage throughout the at least one coverage zone, wherein the coverage contour data is generated based on the subset of signal levels,
determine at least one modification to at least one remote unit of the distributed antenna system based on the coverage contour data,
generate control information specifying the at least one modification, wherein the control information comprises at least one control signal, and
modify at least one of an antenna orientation and a beamforming pattern of the at least one remote unit by causing the at least one control signal to be transmitted to the at least one remote unit.

US Pat. No. 11,031,995

MULTI-USE BOOSTER

Wilson Electronics, LLC, ...

1. A repeater system comprising:a repeater comprising:
a donor port configured to be coupled to a donor antenna to communicate one or more radio frequency (RF) communications signals;
a server port;
a first direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the donor port and the server port;
a second direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the donor port and the server port;
a signal splitter communicatively coupled to the server port and having at least first and second signal splitter ports;
the first signal splitter port being configured to be communicatively coupled to one or more of:
a first cradle having a first interface capable of selectively carrying a first wireless user device and a first RF signal coupler configured to wirelessly couple the one or more RF communication signals to the first wireless user device carried by the first interface of the first cradle; or
a first direct connect device; and
the second signal splitter port being configured to be communicatively coupled to one or more of:
a second cradle with a second interface capable of selectively carrying a second wireless user device and a second RF signal coupler; or
a server antenna; or
a second direct connect device; and
the repeater system having a predetermined maximum gain of the one or more RF communications signals at the first signal splitter port or the second signal splitter port relative to the one or more RF communications signals at the donor port.

US Pat. No. 11,029,589

LASER LIGHT SOURCE OPTICAL PROJECTION ARCHITECTURE

SYNDIANT INC., Dallas, T...

1. A laser light source optical projection architecture, comprising:a laser light source, configured to generate light; and
a color control device configured as a transparent/reflective wheel with at least one segment plated with a reflective aluminum film, wherein the proportion of the reflective aluminum film segment to the transparent segment of the color control device is designed to vary from small to large with increasing radius, placed in a light path and forming an angle of 45 degrees with an optical axis, configured to split the light into reflected light and pass through light, and capable of moving along the 45-degree direction to adjust the ratio of pass through light to reflected light for color control.

US Pat. No. 11,029,535

UNOBTRUSIVE EYE MOUNTED DISPLAY

Tectus Corporation, Sara...

1. An augmented reality system comprising: a contact lens display capable of projecting images onto a user's retina; an audio input configured to receive audio that contains speech; and a processor coupled to the audio input, the processor configured to: receive the audio from the audio input; recognize speech in the audio; and convert the audio to text of the speech in a format suitable for transmission to the contact lens display, wherein the contact lens display projects the text onto the user's retina such that the user does not have to move their eye laterally to read displayed text, and wherein, for text that contains a plurality of words, the contact lens display sequentially projects the text onto the user's retina a few words at a time.

US Pat. No. 11,029,284

ACOUSTIC RESONANCE CHAMBER

SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REG...

1. A system for determining gas characteristics at high altitudes, comprising:a high-altitude balloon; comprising:
a balloon;
a balloonsat operably coupled to the balloon;
an air path chamber wherein gas at a high altitude can occupy the air path chamber;
a first speaker located on a substrate within the air path chamber, wherein the first speaker takes an electrical signal input and creates a first sound wave;
a second speaker located on the substrate facing opposite of the first speaker located outside of the air path chamber, wherein the second speaker takes the electrical signal input and creates a second sound wave;
a vibration sensor coupled to the substrate capable of measuring vibrations conducted by the substrate, wherein the vibration is the difference between the first and the second sound wave;
a feedback control system electrically coupled to the air path chamber, wherein the feedback control system sends an output of the vibration sensor to an electrical detection and control circuit which subtracts the output of the vibration sensor from the electrical signal input originally driving the first and the second speakers, wherein the difference between the electrical signal input and the vibration sensor is sent to the second speaker to create a third sound wave, the vibration sensor then detects a difference between the first sound wave and the third sound wave to minimize vibrations being conducted into the air path chamber; and
a microphone located within the air path chamber opposite the first speaker.