Total 6281 patents for "2011-09-22"

Well head lubricator assembly

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110226464

A well head lubricator assembly including an elongated rigid tubular body defining an interior chamber open at a lower end to receive a plunger at a well head. The plunger is slidably positioned within the chamber in response to forces or loads acting thereon and has a seat arranged toward an upper end thereof. An upper end of the tubular body is closed. An axially elongated one-piece thermoplastic ether ester elastomer spring is slidingly positioned within the interior chamber of the tubular body. One end of the spring is seated on the seat of the plunger. The spring defines an elongated bore opening to opposed ends thereof. Moreover, the spring is provided with a plurality of axially spaced flange sections along a length thereof for guiding the spring for endwise sliding movement on an inside diameter of the tubular body. Any two flange sections on the spring are axially separated by an energy absorbing section for allowing the spring to react to energy imparted to the plunger. Each energy absorbing section on the spring defines a wall having a lateral thickness ranging between about 20% to about 30% of an axial length of the energy absorbing section extending axially between any two adjacent flange sections and such that radial expansion of the energy absorbing sections is limited to about an outermost edge of the flange sections.

Composition For Local Anesthesia

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110230534

An object of the present invention is to provide a composition for local anesthesia to be added to a local anesthetic drug, the composition showing a sustained local anesthetic effect and having high safety. The object is achieved by a composition for local anesthesia including a drug antagonistic to a systemic action of adrenaline, i.e., an 2 receptor agonist. The 2 receptor agonist can be added to a local anesthetic agent together with adrenaline or a salt thereof to reduce the amount of adrenaline to be added as compared to that of adrenaline or a salt thereof alone. As a result, a sustained local anesthetic effect is obtained and local anesthesia can be performed with high safety.

APPARATUS FOR REMOVABLY ATTACHING AN ITEM TO A SURFACE

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110225809

The present invention generally includes an apparatus for removable attaching an item to a surface, including a first removable attaching means affixed on the item, and a second removable attaching means affixed to the surface: wherein, the first and the second removable attaching means are able to removable attach to each other.

METHOD FOR PROVIDING AND REMOVING DISCHARGING INTERCONNECT FOR CHIP-ON-GLASS OUTPUT LEADS AND STRUCTURES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110227101

Microelectronic devices may be fabricated while being protected from damage by electrostatic discharge. In one embodiment, a shorting circuit is connected to elements of the microelectronic device, where the microelectronic device is part of a chip-on-glass system. In one aspect of this embodiment, a portion of the shorting circuit is in an area of a substrate where a microchip is bonded. In another embodiment, shorting links of the shorting circuit are comprised of a fusible material, where the fusible material may be disabled by an electrical current capable of fusing the shorting links.

OPHTHALMIC SIMULATOR

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228219

A metamorphopsia simulator is capable of numerically simulating deformation of the retina of a metamorphopsia patient and irregularity in an arrangement of visual cells caused thereby. The metamorphopsia simulator of the present invention uses a method of digitizing a deformation amount of the retina according to an expression based on a probability density function, to find a movement amount of visual cells, and according to the movement amount of visual cells, find distortion of an image observed by the metamorphopsia patient.

CONNECTOR

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110225789

A connector comprises a male component, a female component configured to receive an end portion of the male component, and a rotatable collet mounted on the male component. The collet and the female component comprise respective complementary inter-engaging lugs configured to secure the male and female components together in an engaged position. A latch is provided on the collet to lock the male and female components together.

OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING/REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND OBJECTIVE OPTICAL SYSTEM FOR THE SAME

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228664

An objective optical system for information recording/reproducing, at least one of optical surfaces of the objective optical system comprising a diffraction surface including a first region contributing to converging first, second and third beams and including a diffraction structure formed such that use diffraction orders for the first, second and third beams are 1st-orders and a condition 0.03(B 11 1)/10.40 is satisfied; a second region contributing to converging only the first and second beams and including a diffraction structure formed such that the use diffraction orders are 1st-orders and a condition: 0.35(B 12 B 11 )/10.35 is satisfied; and a third region contributing to converging only the first beam and including a diffraction structure formed such that the use diffraction order for the first beam is an odd order and a condition: 0.23m 13 ((B 13 1)/1)0.23 is satisfied.

AUTO-TRANSPOSE REPLICATION

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110231161

A system and method for auto-transpose replication is provided. Auto-transpose replication may be considered the ability to automatically create copies of a given prototype model. Auto-transpose replication may include receiving a first list of data values and determining a total number of levels of the first list. Auto-transpose may also include creating a rectangularized list, where the rectangularized list is a rectangularized copy of the first list based on the determined total number of levels of the first list. Further, auto-transpose may include creating a return list, detecting an item at the deepest level of the rectangularized list, calculating an index trail of the item, rotating the values in the index trail, and storing the item into the return list according to the rotated index trail.

Spray switch for spray gun

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110226875

A spray switch for spray gun includes an elastic wire buckled to a main pipe of the spray gun. The elastic wire has symmetric lateral portions and symmetric guide pins on two ends thereof. A press handle pivoted to a main body of the spray gun is capable of controlling a flow of water. The press handle has an open slot for slidly arranging the spray switch. The spray switch is assembled by a guide block and a buckle unit. The guide block has symmetric guides and recesses on two lateral sides for guiding and holding the guide pins. The spray switch can be switched up and down along the open slot to switch the guide block for engaging or ignoring the guide pins so as to switch the spray gun between modes of auto spray and manual spray.

INK SET

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110229643

An ink set containing at least one ink of which viscosity at 70 C. is 100 mPas or more, and at least one ink of which color hue is the same as the above ink and of which viscosity at 70 C. is 30 mPas or less.

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110227571

According to one embodiment, a apparatus includes a coil, a clock generator, an echo transmitter, a carrier generator, a clock transmitter, a regenerator, an receiver, a reconstructor, a detector, and a controller. The echo transmitter generates and transmits an echo transmission signal synchronously with a clock signal generated by the clock generator to wirelessly transmit an echo signal output from the col. The carrier generator generates a carrier signal have a frequency within a variable range. The clock transmitter wirelessly transmits a clock transmission signal. The regenerator regenerates the clock signal based on the transmitted clock transmission signal. The receiver extracts the echo signal synchronously with the regenerated clock signal from the transmitted echo transmission signal. The detector detects a frequency of an interference wave. The controller controls the carrier generator to generate the carrier signal having a frequency which comparatively small interference with respect to the detected frequency.

HOLLOW BODY WITH IMPROVED BARRIER ACTION

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110226723

The present invention relates to hollow bodies with improved barrier action, where the hollow bodies are composed of a three-layer sandwich structure with a shell made of polystyrene and with a middle layer as vapor barrier.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRACKING COOPERATIVE, NON-INCANDESCENT SOURCES

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228099

A system and method for tracking a cooperative, non-incandescent source may include collecting scene images of a scene that includes the cooperative, non-incandescent source and background clutter. First and second scene images of the scene may be generated over distinct spectral bands. The first and second scene images may be imaged onto respective first and second focal plane arrays. In one embodiment, the imaging may be substantially simultaneous. The first and second scene image frame data respectively generated by the first and second focal plane arrays may be processed to produce resultant scene image frame data. The scene image frame data may result in reducing magnitude of scene image frame data representative of the background clutter more than magnitude of scene image frame data representative of the cooperative, non-incandescent source.

WRAPPED THREE-DIMENSIONAL SHAPED ARTICLE AND PROCESS FOR ITS PRODUCTION

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110229681

A wrapped shaped article capable of imparting a three-dimensional decoration onto a surface of a base, without producing a molding die for each three-dimensional irregular pattern. An irregular pattern or three-dimensional shape is imparted, without producing a molding die, by placing three-dimensional members on a surface of a base, and attaching a decorative film thereon by vacuum contact bonding.

IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228120

The image processing apparatus includes an image obtaining part configured to obtain a first image and a second image. The first image is an image generated by image capturing or generated by expanding part of the captured image and includes a first object image. The second image corresponds to an image captured at a higher image capturing magnification than that for the first image and includes a second object image corresponding to part of the first object image. The apparatus includes a processing part configured to produce a third image whose resolution is higher than that of the first image by performing image processing on the first image using the second image as a constraint condition.

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110229182

An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member for bearing a toner image; toner image forming means for forming a toner image on the image bearing member; a detecting member for directing light to an object and for detecting the light reflected by the object; a controller for controlling a toner image forming condition of the toner image forming means in accordance with an output of the detecting member with respect to the toner image formed on the image bearing member and an output of the detecting member with respect to the image bearing member; a cleaning member, in contact to the image bearing member, for cleaning the image bearing member; an executing portion for executing, when the output with respect to the image bearing member reaches a reference level, an operation in a cleaning mode in which the cleaning member cleans the image bearing member; and a change portion for changing the reference level in accordance with a use amount of the image bearing member.

Image Capture and Identification System and Process

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228126

A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information and initiate communication pertinent to the object.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING COMPUTER APPLICATION SUPPORT

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110231288

A method and system for providing computer application support. The method comprises determining a set of installed applications on a source computer using a software manager module executing on a computer, generating a set of usage information for the set of installed applications on the one or more source computers, deriving a set of analysis results from the usage information using a software analysis module executing on a computer, generating a list of applications from the set of analysis results using the software analysis module, and providing the list to a destination computer.

ORALLY RAPIDLY DISINTEGRATING TABLET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110229570

Disclosed is an orally rapidly disintegrating tablet characterized in that the tablet can be produced in a conventional tablet manufacturing facility and has a satisfactory level of hardness for practical applications, and the change in properties of the tablet (i.e., decreased in hardness of the tablet, and delay of the disintegration time of the tablet in the oral cavity) are rarely caused by factors such as humidity. The orally rapidly disintegrating tablet has hardness of 40N or more, can be disintegrated in the oral cavity within 60 seconds, and is produced by compressing of a mixture of (a) an active ingredient, (b) an excipient having good water wettability, (c) a water-insoluble polymer that is well compactible and does not substantially cause a decrease in the water wettability of the excipient and (d) a disintegrating agent.

VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228169

A video processing apparatus includes: a subfield conversion portion (2) which converts an input image into light emission data for each of subfields; a motion vector detection portion (3) which detects a motion vector using at least two or more input images before and after in time; a subfield regeneration portion (4) which generates rearranged light emission data for each of the subfields by spatially rearranging the light emission data for each of the subfields according to the motion vector; and a subfield correction portion (5) which corrects the rearranged light emission data such that light is emitted in at least one non-emission subfield temporally in advance of at least one emission subfield for which an immediately preceding non-emission period is longest.

Systems, methods, and media for automatically controlling trade executions based on percentage of volume trading rates

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110231340

Systems, methods, and media for automatically controlling trade executions based on percentage of volume trading rates are provided. In some embodiments, systems for automatically controlling trade executions based on percentage of volume trading rates, are provided, the systems comprising at least one processor that: determines a market impact relationship for each of a plurality of positions included in a portfolio; determines a risk model associated with the portfolio; solves for a percentage of volume trading rate for each of the plurality of positions included in the portfolio based on the market impact relationship and the risk model; and causes trades to be executed in at least one of the plurality of positions included in the portfolio at the percentage of volume trading rate corresponding to the at least one of the plurality of positions.

IMAGE READING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110228347

An image reading apparatus includes a scanner part reading an original on a contact glass, and a projector part projecting image information onto the contact glass as first image displaying. The projector part projects thumbnails or an image to have an image processing operation carried out or be printed. The display part carries out second image displaying obtained from reducing the first image displaying in size. At a time of the scanner part being operated, transmittance of the contact glass is increased and the projector part stops projecting the image information, and at a time of the scanner part not being operated, the transmittance of the contact glass is decreased and the projector part carries out the first image displaying. Setting of the image processing operation for the image data is reflected on the first image displaying and the second image displaying.

PROCESS FOR PREPARING ISOCYANATES

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110230676

The invention relates to a process for preparing isocyanates, comprising (a) the reaction of at least one amine with phosgene in the gas phase in a reaction zone and (b) the subsequent cooling of the reaction gases in a cooling zone by means of indirect cooling, the cooling medium which absorbs the heat of the reaction gases being conducted in countercurrent to the product stream at least in the region of the highest temperature in the cooling zone.

Crash Attenuation System for Aircraft

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110226898

A crash attenuation system for an aircraft, the system having an airbag carried by the aircraft and inflatable generally adjacent an exterior of the aircraft. The airbag has at least one vent for releasing gas from the interior of the airbag. A gas source is in fluid communication with the interior of the airbag for inflating the airbag with gas generated provided by the gas source. A vent valve is provided for controlling a flow of gas through each vent, each vent valve being selectively configurable between an open state, in which gas can pass through the associated vent from the interior of the airbag, and a closed state, in which gas is retained within the interior of the airbag. The gas source is provided for at least partially re-inflating the airbag after venting of gas through the at least one vent.

CHECK VALVE AND SHUT-OFF RESET DEVICE FOR LIQUID DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110226818

A check valve assembly which in an open position allows liquid to flow in one direction through the assembly including a moving sealing member which engages a seal to prevent liquid flow in a second opposite direction. The sealing member may be moved into engagement with the seal by rotation of a stem with an eccentric to block flow in both directions. A check valve and shut-off device assembly which in an open position allows liquid to flow in one direction through the assembly until gas or foam is mixed with the liquid. The shut-off device includes a sealing member which engages a seal to block flow through the assembly when foam or gas is present in the liquid. The check valve includes a sealing member which can reset the shut-off device. The check valve sealing member also engages the same sealing member to prevent any flow through the assembly in a closed position. In an open position, the check valve sealing member may engage the seal to prevent reverse flow of liquid through the assembly.

DIFFUSER FOR LIGHT FROM LIGHT SOURCE ARRAY AND DISPLAYS INCORPORATING SAME

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110227898

An optical structure placeable between a backlight array of point light sources and a planar display. The structure distributes light emitted by the point light sources to uniformly illuminate the plane of the display, without introducing significant viewing parallax. The emitted light is partially collimated within a preferred angular viewing range, maximizing the display's luminance when viewed from the normal direction. The structure is highly reflective, such that a substantial portion of any non-emitted light rays are internally reflected by the structure, increasing the likelihood that those rays will be subsequently emitted by the structure.

ANASTOMOSIS DEVICE

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110230902

An anastomosis device including a graft vessel having a tubular body with two open ends. At least one of the ends is provided with a ring-shaped coupling unit integrated with the tubular body. The unit has a connection means element for coupling it to a complementary ring-shaped coupling unit. Anastomosis thereby can easily be made by connecting the graft vessel to a coupling unit attached on a target vessel, when coupling the two units together.

Reciprocating barrel pistol

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110225862

The present invention is a pistol incorporating a unique reciprocating barrel which is supported for reciprocal movement in a pistol frame in a manner reminiscent of a common pistol reciprocating slide with the barrel additionally incorporating an integrated cartridge feed ramp and cartridge from magazine extracting lug combination.

Process for the Preparation of Amine-Amide-Functional Siloxanes

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110230633

The invention describes amine-amide-functional siloxanes and a process for the preparation thereof by the chemical reaction of SiOH-functional siloxanes with amino-functional silanes in the presence of carboxylic acid anhydrides.

Method and Infrastructure for Optimizing the Utilization of Computer System's Resources

Pub Date: 2011-09-22

Pub Number: US20110231854

The present invention optimizes the utilization of computer system resources by considering predefined performance targets of multithreaded applications using the resources. The performance and utilization information for a set of multithreaded applications is provided. Using the performance and utilization information, the invention determines overutilized resources. Using the performance information, the invention also identifies threads and corresponding applications using an overutilized resource. The priority of the identified threads using said overutilized resource is adjusted to maximise a number of applications meeting their performance targets. The adjustments of priorities are executed via a channel that provides the performance and utilization information.