Total 7370 patents for "2011-09-29"

FLEXIBLE MOTOR SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR A CROP GATHERING DEVICE HAVING A HARVESTING HEADER

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232249

A motor support system including a motor having a shaft rotatably secured to and maintained in a substantially axial alignment with a second shaft configured to change angular orientation along at least one plane of travel perpendicular to the axial alignment. The second shaft has a first pivot point with respect to a frame, the motor being secured to the frame by a cantilevered flexible member to maintain the motor shaft in substantial axial alignment with the second shaft

CURABLE COMPOSITION AND CURED PRODUCT THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237723

The present invention aims to provide a curable composition without adverse effects on the environment, which exhibits excellent curability without containing a toxic organotin curing catalyst, and gives a cured product that does not have discoloration and cracks on the surface thereof even after being exposed to the atmosphere and ultraviolet light for a long time. The present invention also aims to provide the cured product. The curable composition comprises: (A) an organic polymer having a reactive silyl group; (B) a guanidine compound having a specific structure; and (C) a phosphorus compound that has an aryl group, has a phosphorus atom with an oxidation number of +5, and has a melting point of 23 C. or higher.

RACE BIB TIMING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110233282

A disposable race bib timing device is provided including a thin, flexible planar sheet member having a front surface for displaying information, and a rear surface. A pair of RFID timing tags are provided on the rear surface of the flexible planar bib. The RFID timing tags are spaced a distance apart from one another and positioned in parallel in relation to one another. A thermal and moisture resistant layer of material is provided over the exposed outer surface of each RFID tag to prevent moisture and heat from the athlete from coming into contact with the RFID tag and interfering with the ability of the tag to communicate with the antenna of a corresponding timing system.

THERMAL DETECTOR, THERMAL DETECTION DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110235676

A thermal detector includes a thermal detection element, a support member, and a fixing part supporting the support member. The support member mounts and supports the thermal detection element on a second side thereof with a first side thereof facing a cavity. The support member includes a first layer member disposed on the second side and having a residual stress in a first direction, and a second layer member laminated on the first layer member on the first side and having a residual stress in a second direction opposite to the first direction. A thermal conductance of the first layer member is less than a thermal conductance of the second layer member.

MARINE VESSEL PROVIDED WITH VERTICALLY ARRANGED REVOLVING CYLINDERS

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232555

The invention relates to a marine vessel (1) comprising a hull (2) and a propulsion arrangement including an internal combustion engine (3), an exhaust gas arrangement (4), and a propulsion unit (5). The marine vessel (1) further is provided with at least one vertically arranged cylinder (6) with a vertical axis, which vertically arranged cylinder (6) is adapted to rotate around its vertical axis. To avoid any substantial increase of windage area, the vertically arranged cylinder (6) is arranged around a part of the exhaust gas arrangement (4) of the marine vessel (1).

DIASTEREOMERS OF 2-METHYLENE-19-NOR-22-METHYL-1ALPHA,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D3

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237557

Compounds of formula I are provided where X 1 , X 2 , and X 3 are independently selected from H or hydroxy protecting groups. Such compounds may be used in preparing pharmaceutical compositions and are useful in treating a variety of biological conditions.

POWER SUPPLY DEVICE HAVING PRECHARGING FUNCTION

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110234177

A power supply device includes a battery 1, an output switch 2 connecting the battery 1 to a load 20, and a control circuit 3 controlling the output switch 2. The output switch 2 is a semiconductor switching element 11 having controllable ON resistance. In the power supply device, the ON resistance of the semiconductor switching element 11 is controlled by the control circuit 3 so that the ON resistance in a precharge state is set larger than the ON resistance in an electrically-conducted state. The parallel capacitor 23 of the load 20 is precharged in the precharge state. After the parallel capacitor 23 of the load 20 is precharged, the load 20 is supplied with power from the battery 1 with the semiconductor switching element 11 being brought into the electrically-conducted state in which the ON resistance of the semiconductor switching element 11 is smaller than the precharge state.

CUSTOMIZABLE USER INTERACTION WITH INTERNET-DELIVERED TELEVISION PROGRAMMING

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110239253

An Internet-delivered television system facilitates enhanced viewer experiences by incorporating user-defined composite channels that include custom viewing schedules and content from multiple content sources. Additionally, customizable user interface elements for content delivered via a network may be provided to a user and may be arranged in an order according to a user-defined channel lineup customized according to any one or more of: user preference, time of day/day of week, user profile information, user viewing statistics, user community viewing statistics, sponsor or content provider preferences, user identity, parental control preferences, or other user-defined criteria, and/or are organized according to a user-defined channel numbering scheme. In some embodiments, the custom viewing schedule may be created by and/or managed by one or more users.

MAGNETORESISTANCE EFFECT ELEMENT AND MAGNETIC MEMORY CELL AND MAGNETIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY USING SAME

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110233700

Disclosed are a magnetoresistance effect element equipped with an magnesium oxide passivation layer, and a high-speed, ultra-low power consumption nonvolatile memory using said element. A tunnel magnetoresistance effect (TMR) film comprised of a ferromagnetic free layer, an insulation layer, and a ferromagnetic fixed layer is provided, and an MgO passivation layer is provided on the side walls of a protective layer and an orientation control layer, thus suppressing elemental diffusion of a tunnel magnetoresistance effect (TMR) element from each layer due to thermal processing at 350 or higher and obtaining a magnetic memory cell and magnetic random access memory having stable, high-output reading and a low current writing characteristics. Furthermore, when CoFeB is used in the ferromagnetic layer and MgO is used in the insulation layer, it is preferable that the MgO passivation layer have an (001) orientation.

SYSTEM FOR MATCHING INTERNAL ORDERS

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110238556

A processor coupled to a memory may receive a first trading order from a first trading participant associated in the at least one database with a first entity, the first trading order comprising a price. The processor may, after receiving the first trading order, receive a second trading order from a second trading participant associated in the at least one memory with a second entity different from the first entity, the second trading order comprising the price. The processor may ordering the first trading order ahead of the second trading order in a trading order queue at the price. After receiving the first and second trading orders and while the first trading order is available for execution, the processor may receive a third trading order from a third trading participant associated with the second entity in the at least one memory, the third trading order being contra to the first and second trading orders at the same price. The processor may determining that the second and third trading orders are associated with the same entity in the database. The processor may, based at least in part on determining that the second and third trading orders are associated with the same entity, match at least a portion of the second trading order with at least a portion of the third trading order. The processor may cause the at least portion of the second trading order to be executed against the at least portion of the third trading order.

ELECTRONIC MAIL COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110238764

An email communication apparatus includes: a receiver configured to receive an email; and a transmitter configured to transmit an acknowledgement mail relating to a delivery confirmation of the email. The receiver includes: a first reception unit configured to receive a first type email through an email server, the first type email designating a mail address as a transmission destination of the acknowledgement mail, and a second reception unit configured to receive a second type email without through the email server. If the first reception unit receives the first type email, the transmitter transmits, through the email server, the acknowledgement mail in which a transmission destination is the designated email address. If the second reception unit receives the second type email, the transmitter transmits, without through the email server, the acknowledgement mail in which a transmission destination is a network address of a transmission source device.

Ionization Gauge Having Electron Multiplier Cold Emission Source

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110234233

An ionization gauge includes an electron generator array that includes a microchannel plate that includes an electron generating portion of the microchannel plate comprising a source for generating seed electrons and an electron multiplier portion of the microchannel plate, responsive to the seed electrons generated by the electron generating portion, that multiplies the electrons. The ionization gauge includes an ionization volume in which the electrons impact a gaseous species, and a collector electrode for collecting ions formed by the impact between the electrons and gas species. The collector electrode can be surrounded by the anode, or the ionization gauge can be formed with multiple collector electrodes. The source of electrons can provide for a spontaneous emission of electrons, where the electrons are multiplied in a cascade.

HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237620

A compound represented by formula (I) or a salt thereof, which has a potent Raf inhibitory activity.

CONCENTRATION OF ALGAL BIOMASS

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232344

A method for producing an algal biomass that readily separable from water, and preferably sterile, the method comprising heating an aqueous slurry of algae comprising a mixture of an algal biomass, optionally together with a suitable separation agent, and water in a pressure vessel at a temperature of about 140 C. to about 300 C. and a pressure sufficient to maintain the liquid phase. The method produces an algal biomass that is more readily separable from water and an aqueous phase containing organic chemicals.

TREAD HAVING A COMPOSITION CONTAINING A GUAR GUM POWDER

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237707

The invention relates to a tyre tread having a tyre tread rubber composition based on at least one diene elastomer, one reinforcing filler and one vulcanization system, characterized in that the composition comprises a guar gum powder in a proportion of 10 to 40 pce.

PROTEIN STABILIZATION FORMULATIONS

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237506

The present invention is directed to stabilizing Bone Morphogenetic Protein in various lyophilized formulations and compositions. The present invention comprises formulations primarily including trehalose as an excipient for lyophilized compositions and their subsequent storage and reconstitution, and can also optionally include other excipients, including buffers and surfactants.

NUCLEIC ACID COMPOUNDS FOR INHIBITING BIRC5 GENE EXPRESSION AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110236972

The present disclosure provides RNA molecules, for example, meroduplex ribonucleic acid molecules (mdRNA), capable of decreasing or silencing BIRC5 gene expression. An mdRNA of this disclosure comprises at least three strands that combine to form at least two non-overlapping double-stranded regions separated by a nick or gap wherein one strand is complementary to a BIRC5 mRNA. Also provided are methods of decreasing expression of a BIRC5 gene in a cell or in a subject to treat a BIRC5-related disease.

TEMPERATURE DETECTING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232893

A temperature detecting apparatus for adjusting direction of airflow from a fan according to thermal status in an electronic device, includes a detection module, a control module, and a driver module. The detection module detects temperatures of a plurality of position coordinates in the electronic device and converts the detected temperatures and the plurality of position coordinates corresponding to the detected temperatures to first voltage signals. The control module receives the first voltage signals and compares the temperatures of corresponding position coordinates to output a position coordinate of the greatest temperature according to the first voltage signals. The driver module receives the position coordinate of the greatest temperature and directs airflow towards a position having the greatest temperature.

METRONIDAZOLE-BASED DERMATOLOGICAL FOAM AND EMULSIONS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237638

Oil-in-water emulsions expandable into stable foams having diminished inhibitor of skin breathing and useful for the treatment of dermatological conditions/afflictions, e.g., rosacea, advantageously contain:

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110235823

A sampled digital audio signal is displayed on a spectrogram, in terms of frequency vs. time. An unwanted noise in the signal is visible in the spectrogram and the portion of the signal containing the unwanted noise can be selected using time and frequency constraints. An estimate for the signal within the selected portion is then interpolated on the basis of desired portions of the signal outside the time constraints defining the selected portion. The interpolated estimate can then be used to attenuate or remove the unwanted sound

LIQUEFIED AIR REFRIGERATION SYSTEM FOR STORAGE CONTAINER

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232307

A liquid refrigeration system for a thermally-insulated storage container includes a tank configured to store liquid air therein, a conduit system having a first end portion coupled to the tank and a second end portion configured to be positioned within an interior of the thermally-insulated storage container, a spray head coupled to the second end portion of the conduit system, a control system electrically coupled to the tank and the spray head to control the flow of liquid air from the tank to the spray head.

Photovoltaic Module

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232728

A photovoltaic module has a reinforcement beam for strength reinforcement. The photovoltaic module includes a solar panel having one or more solar cells, a frame surrounding an edge of the solar panel, and a reinforcement beam connecting two separate sides of the frame at the rear of the solar panel, which is opposite to a light receiving surface of the solar panel upon which solar light is incident, the reinforcement beam having a hollow space defined therein.

PRINT CONTROL DEVICE, PRINT CONTROL METHOD, PRINTING SYSTEM AND RECORDING MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110235115

The present invention provides a printer control device that includes a storage device, a printer searching section, a print preview creation section and a display control section. The printer searching section searches for printers connected to a network, acquires pieces of print setup information on print setups set in extracted printers, correlates the pieces of acquired print setup information with the respective printers and stores the information in the storage device. The print preview creation section creates pieces of print preview data of designated data for respective printers, and the display control section causes an identical display device to simultaneously be displayed as a print preview. Utilizing the present invention it possible to arrange and display, on the identical display device, a plurality print previews each schematically showing a print result brought by a plurality of printing apparatuses so that a user can easily select a desired print apparatus.

RETINAL IMAGING SYSTEM FOR THE MOUSE OR RAT OR OTHER SMALL ANIMALS

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110234976

A small animal imaging system comprising a base element and a camera coupled to the base element, the camera being sized to image the eye of a small animal. A light-emitting diode is also included coupled to the base element. An OCT imaging apparatus is also included coupled to the base element. An X-Y scanner is also included coupled to the base element in communication with the OCT imaging apparatus.

CONCEALMENT APPAREL

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110231982

Apparel for the concealment of articles. Presented is a shirt that allows fast and safe retrieval of a concealed weapon. The shirt can have multiple access points to allow the wearer to retrieve weapons holstered in a shoulder type rig, against the waistband (AWB) holster, or a belly-band type holster. The shirt comprises a shell substantially in the shape of a shirt and an inner panel substantially lining at least a portion of the interior portion of the shell. The shell defines at least one access port configured to be selectively opened or closed to enable selective access to an interior portion of the shell.

HANDOFF BETWEEN BASE STATIONS OF DIFFERENT PROTOCOL REVISIONS IN A CDMA SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110235616

Techniques for supporting handoff of a terminal between base stations of different protocol revisions (P_REVs) in a CDMA system. One technique includes performing a handoff of the terminal from a first base station to a second base station. The handoff is performed while the terminal is in an active call using a first service configuration with the first base station. The first base station supports a first protocol revision and the second base station supports a second protocol revision that is later than the first protocol revision. A first message is sent indicative of a change in packet zone. A request is received to originate a new call with a second service configuration. The new call is maintained with the second service configuration between the terminal and the second base station.

Dosage Forms That Facilitate Rapid Activation of Zymogen

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110236369

The therapeutic efficacy of zymogen proteins for oral administration is improved by including in the formulation one or more excipients that optimize pH and other reaction conditions for rapid activation of the zymogen shortly after ingestion.

TREATMENT OF SIRTUIN 1 (SIRT1) RELATED DISEASES BY INHIBITION OF NATURAL ANTISENSE TRANSCRIPT TO SIRTUIN 1

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110237649

Oligonucleotide compounds modulate expression and/or function of Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) polynucleotides and encoded products thereof. Methods for treating diseases associated with Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) comprise administering one or more Oligonucleotide compounds designed to inhibit the SIRT1 natural antisense transcript to patients.

OPTOELECTRONIC SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110235664

An optoelectronic semiconductor chip having a semiconductor layer sequence with a plurality of layers arranged over one another includes an active layer with an active region which emits electromagnetic radiation in an emission direction when in operation, a first grating layer on the active layer which, in an emission direction, has a plurality of stripes in the form of grating lines extending perpendicularly to the emission direction with spaces arranged therebetween, and a second grating layer on the first grating layer which covers the stripes of the first grating layer and the spaces and which comprises a transparent material applied by non-epitaxial application.

PROPORTIONAL VALVE EMPLOYING SIMULTANEOUS AND HYBRID ACTUATION

Pub Date: 2011-09-29

Pub Number: US20110232791

Disclosed is an exemplary valve having a first valve member that may include at least one orifice, and which is moveable between a first position and a second position, and a second valve member that includes at least one orifice, and which is moveable relative to the first valve member between a first position, in which the at least one orifice of the second valve member is fluidly disconnected from the at least one orifice of the first valve member, and a second position, in which the at least one orifice of the second valve member is fluidly connected to the at least one orifice of the first valve member. The exemplary valve may also include first and second actuators for moving the first and second valve members between their respective first and second positions.