Total 6213 patents for "2011-10-20"

METAL CEILING SYSTEM HAVING LOCKING PANELS WITHOUT VISIBLE ACCESS HOLES

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110252735

A suspended metal ceiling system having a grid of support members suspended from a structural ceiling and a plurality of ceiling panels positioned on the grid of the support members having a locking mechanism for connecting the ceiling panels to the grid actuatable from a side wall of the ceiling panels.

TEMPORARY IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRICAL LEADS

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110257500

A temporary implantable medical electrical lead includes a conductor extending along a proximal, extracorporeal length and a distal, subcutaneous length of the lead. Electrically isolated first and second wire filars of the conductor are wound to form an elongate lumen of the lead. First and second electrodes are mounted directly onto the conductor, along the subcutaneous length, and each is directly coupled to the corresponding filar. A fixation member is attached to a tubular member, which is conformed to an outer surface of the conductor so as to only cover the conductor along the subcutaneous length, leaving the outer surface exposed along a portion thereof, adjacent to the extracorporeal length. When the lead is implanted, the fixation member holds the subcutaneous length in a relatively fixed location, and fluid communication exists between the outer surface of the conductor and the lumen of the lead.

PHOTORESISTS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110256481

New photoresist are provided that comprises a low-Tg component and that are particularly useful for ion implant lithography applications. Preferred photoresists of the invention can exhibit good adhesion to underlying inorganic surfaces such as SiON, silicon oxide, silicon nitride and other inorganic surfaces.

MODULAR MASS STORAGE DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110258355

A modular mass storage device suitable for use with computers and other processing apparatuses. The mass storage device includes a controller board having a system interface connector, a memory controller, a cache device, and a second connector. The mass storage device further includes a daughter board having at least one non-volatile memory device for data storage, a read-only memory device containing firmware of the mass storage device, and a daughter board connector configured to mate with the second connector of the controller board and thereby form command, address and data paths between the memory controller and the memory device of the daughter board. The memory controller and the memory device are configured so that the memory controller reads the firmware of the read-only memory device when the daughter board connector is mated with the second connector of the controller board.

USE OF AIRCRAFT CABIN SURFACES TO GUIDE AIRFLOW AND SOUND

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110256821

An interior ceiling panel system includes a ceiling panel mounted in a ceiling area, a first airflow directing panel in a first side of the ceiling area defining an airflow passage, and a second airflow directing panel in a second side of the ceiling area, defining an eddy space. An airflow supply source introduces airflow into the ceiling area, and the second airflow directing panel provides an obstruction that creates an eddy in the eddy space that incoming airflow with air in the cabin. One or more speakers project sound energy upward toward the ceiling panel, which deflects sound energy to provide more uniform sound levels in the cabin.

Self calibrating weapon shot counter

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110252684

A microcontroller operated module is affixed to a firearm. The module includes an accelerometer for measuring the G force of each round fired by the firearm, a flash memory (non-volatile memory) for storing the shot profile data that includes shot count and recoil data and transmitting it to a remote location such as a remote computer via a serial communication device pursuant to RS232 standard, Bluetooth, a wave or other low power RF transmitter. The module including a wake up circuit adapted to switch upon detection of a fired shot to signal said microcontroller to initialize a low power mode to activate said MEMS accelerometer faster than said accelerometer would activate by itself.

Combination Therapy

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110256240

The present invention relates to a method for the production of an antiangiogenic and/or vascular permeability reducing effect in a warm-blooded animal such as a human which is optionally being treated with ionising radiation, particularly a method for the treatment of a cancer, particularly a cancer involving a solid tumour, which comprises the administration of AZD2171 in combination with a platinum anti-tumour agent; to a pharmaceutical composition comprising AZD2171 and a platinum anti-tumour agent; to a combination product comprising AZD2171 and a platinum anti-tumour agent for use in a method of treatment of a human or animal body by therapy; to a kit comprising AZD2171 and a platinum anti-tumour agent; to the use of AZD2171 and a platinum anti-tumour agent in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the production of an antiangiogenic and/or vascular permeability reducing effect in a warm-blooded animal such as a human which is optionally being treated with ionising radiation.

RETROREFLECTIVE SHEETING

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255165

The present application relates generally to retroreflective sheeting and the tools and methods used to make retroreflective sheeting. Microreplication tools and sheeting include controlled surface structure or haze. The surface structure or haze can be introduced, for example, by chemical etching of the tool surface and/or electroplating.

Multiplexed Data Stream Circuit Architecture

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255402

An apparatus comprising an ingress controller configured to receive a data frame comprising a high priority data and a low priority data, and an ingress buffer coupled to the ingress controller and configured to buffer the low priority data, wherein the high priority data is not buffered. Also disclosed is a network component, comprising an ingress controller configured to receive a data stream comprising high priority data and low priority data, and an ingress buffer coupled to the ingress controller and configured to receive, buffer, and send the low priority data, and further configured to receive a flow control indication, wherein the ingress buffer varies an amount of the low priority data sent from the ingress buffer in accordance with the flow control indication.

Penetrable and Resealable Lyophilization Method

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253250

Device and method for lyophilizing a substance within the device and storing therein the lyophilized substance. The device defines a chamber for receiving therein the substance to be lyophilized, a penetrable and resealable portion of the device is penetrable or pierceable by a needle for filling the device with the substance, and a resulting hole therein is resealable by transmitting radiation from a radiation source thereon. A filter is connectable in fluid communication between an interior and exterior of the chamber for permitting fluid to flow therethrough in a direction from the interior to the exterior of the chamber, and for substantially preventing contaminants from flowing therethrough in a direction from the exterior to the interior of the chamber.

SUMMARIZING INTERNET TRAFFIC PATTERNS

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255424

A method and system for monitoring network traffic by estimating an L 1 difference. Sketches in the form (x, f t (x)) are received from first and second network devices, where x indicates a source-destination pair, and f t (x) indicates an amount of information transmitted via the network device from the source to the destination in a time period t. An L 1 difference between f t (x) values is estimated by determining an L 0 value of a data stream resulting from the first network device inserting elements of a first set of distinct items as insertions into the data stream and from the second network device inserting elements of a second set as deletions from the data stream. Determining the L 0 value includes processing updates to ranges of the data stream. Based on the L 1 difference, a pattern of the network traffic is determined.

Enhanced MBS for OFDM Systems

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255630

A method of performing a multicast broadcast service (MBS) transmission in a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) communication comprising: a. transmitting first data over a first MIMO layer, the first data being lower quality data; and b transmitting second data over a second MIMO layer, the second data being enhancement data for enhancing the lower quality data; wherein, the MBS transmission is to be defined at a subscriber station by the result of enhancing the lower quality data with the enhancement data if the first and second data is successfully received, and the MBS transmission is to be defined at the subscriber station by the lower quality data alone if the first data is successfully received and the second data is not.

NOVEL TRIARYLPHOSPHINE OR TRIARYLARSINE COMPOUND, ALPHA-OLEFIN POLYMERIZATION CATALYST USING THE COMPOUND, TERNARY COPOLYMER, AND PRODUCTION PROCESS OF ALPHA-OLEFIN -((METH)ACRYLIC ACID)-BASED COPOLYMER

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110257351

To provide an industrially useful -olefin.((meth)acrylic acid)-based olefin copolymer having both a high molecular weight and a high comonomer content, a catalyst component capable of realizing a production of two different kinds of -olefin.((meth)acrylic acid)-based olefin copolymers, and a production process using the catalyst. An -olefin.((meth)acrylic acid)-based olefin copolymer is produced by using a metal complex complexed with a ligand represented by the following formula (Y is phosphorus or arsenic) for a catalyst composition.

SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255201

In one embodiment, a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a power source circuit connected to a terminal of a first high potential side power source and outputs a voltage of a second high potential side power source, and an output transistor outputting an output signal to an output terminal. A cathode of a first diode is connected to the terminal of the first high potential side power source and an anode thereof is connected to the output terminal. A current source and a capacitor are connected between a terminal of the second high potential side power source and the terminal of a low potential side power source. A signal from a connection node of the current source and the capacitor and a control signal are inputted to a logic circuit, and the logic circuit outputs a signal obtained by a logic operation to the control terminal of the output transistor.

DISHWASHER RACK INSERT

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253650

A rack insert for a dishwasher rack includes a plurality of undulated wire members disposed successively along a loading direction of a dishwasher. Each undulating wire member includes first and second ends and extends across a majority of a width direction of the dishwasher rack. Each undulating wire member includes a plurality of curves and a tine integrally formed at each of the first and second ends. Each tine extends upward in a vertical direction of the dishwasher.

POWER SAVINGS THROUGH COOPERATIVE OPERATION OF MULTIRADIO DEVICES

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110256891

Page monitoring in a proxy relationship is optimized through creation of a new page occasion (PO) or paging frame (PF). The new PO/PF includes pages for each client-proxy relationship. Once the new PO/PF is communicated to the proxy, the proxy monitors for the pages of each client by monitoring a single PO/PF. Depending on the embodiment implemented, the network will either continue to also transmit pages during original PO or cease such transmission. On detection of a failed link between the proxy and client, the client may begin to monitor the original pages in such networks, or will begin monitoring using the new PO/PF until the network notifies the client that the state has changed.

PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE PACKAGE

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253304

A pressure-sensitive adhesive tape package is provided. The pressure-sensitive adhesive tape package accommodates an adhesive tape having a support and an adhesive agent layer provided on one surface of the support, the adhesive tape being bent into a first portion and a second portion such that the adhesive agent layer faces outward. Moreover, the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape package can include a first release sheet releasably attached to the adhesive agent layer of the first portion of the adhesive tape, and a second release sheet releasably attached to the adhesive agent layer of the second portion of the adhesive tape to seal the adhesive tape with the first release sheet between the first and second release sheets. In this configuration, the conventionally existing package can be eliminated. Moreover, when the second release sheet is removed from the adhesive agent layer of the second portion of the adhesive tape, half of the adhesive agent layer is exposed.

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110256306

The following is included: loading cells spatially defined by partitions with a dispersion liquid containing electrophoretically mobile particles and a dispersion medium for dispersing the electrophoretically mobile particles, and covering the exposed surface of the dispersion liquid loaded in the cells with a sealing coating to seal the dispersion liquid in the cells. The dispersion medium is a lipophilic hydrocarbon solvent, and the sealing coating is made from a material containing a water-soluble polymer.

CURABLE FIBER

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253366

Fibers comprising a first thermoplastic composition having a softening temperature up to 120 C and a curable resin. Also disclosed are compositions comprising a plurality of fibers, with some of the fibers comprising a first thermoplastic composition having a softening temperature up to 120 C and some of the fibers comprising a curable resin. The fibers have an aspect ratio of at least 2:1 and a maximum cross-sectional dimension up to 60 micrometers. Fluid compositions containing the fibers and methods of contacting a subterranean formation using the fibers are also disclosed.

OPTICAL PICKUP FEEDING DEVICE AND OPTICAL PICKUP SUPPORTING DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110258647

Multiple regulating portions protruding more than tooth portions of the rack are provided in positions, between which a feed shaft is interposed, in the vicinity of the tooth portions. Each regulating portion has an inclined surface which is opposed to a periphery of the feed shaft, and which is isolated more from the feed shaft as the inclined surface becomes farther from arm portions. Thereby, it is possible to restrain thin portions of the rack from twistedly deforming when the tooth portions come out of mesh with a groove of the feed shaft. In addition, it is possible to prevent the rack from coming off the feed shaft to a large extent.

VARIABLE DIAMETER GEAR DEVICE WITH DIAMETER CHANGER FOR CONSTANT PITCH GEAR TOOTH SEQUENCE

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110252909

A variable diameter gear device for variable ratio transmission systems has a displaceable gear tooth sequence formed from interconnected gear teeth with uniform pitch lying on a virtual cylinder coaxial with an axle of the device. A torque linkage transfers a turning moment between the axle and the gear tooth sequence. A diameter changer includes at least one disc with a spiral track to which each of the gear teeth is linked. Rotation of the discs relative to the axle causes variation of an effective diameter of the virtual cylinder while the gear tooth sequences remain on a virtual cylinder centered on the axis and the uniform pitch remains constant.

INTELLIGENT MULTI-STAGE VARIABLE-POWER SWITCH POWER SUPPLY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110255317

An intelligent multi-stage variable-power switch power supply device has an output of a bridge rectifier connected with the input of an EMI filter and the output of the EMI filter connected with a single chip through a standby topology and is connected with two or more different power topologies through different MOSFET switches respectively. The standby topology is connected with a load through a standby current sensor and a load detection circuit in turn and with the different power topologies being connected with loads through respective corresponding working current sensors. The output of standby current sensor, the outputs of the working current sensors and the output of the load detection circuit are connected with the input of the single chip respectively, while the output of the single chip is connected with the inputs of a plurality of MOSFET switches to control the on and off states of the different power topologies. The intelligent multistage variable-power switch power supply device of the invention can automatically select a proper power topology according to the load change, reduce the influences of load change on power supply efficiency and improve power supply efficiency.

PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF EASILY DISPERSIBLE, SOLID N'-HYDROXY-N-CYCLOHEXYL-DIAZENIUM OXIDE SALTS

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110257436

Process for the manufacture of solid M n+ (HDO) n salts wherein HDO is the anion of N-hydroxy-N-cyclohexyldiazenium oxide, and M n+ is a metal cation by precipitation with an acid from an alkaline solution of an HDO-salt with monovalent cations in the presence of amines and drying under mild conditions.

CORROSION-RESISTANT AUSTENITIC STEEL ALLOY

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253262

An austenitic, substantially ferrite-free steel alloy and a process for producing components therefrom. This Abstract is not intended to define the invention disclosed in the specification, nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REMOVING BIOLOGICAL NITROGEN AND SUPPORT THEREFOR

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253625

Provided is a biological nitrogen removal method which includes, causing to flow a support having, on the surface portion thereof, a two-layered microbial film which holes, in the outer layer, nitrite type nitrifying bacteria or aerobic bacteria and nitrite type nitrifying bacteria as a dominant species and, in the inner layer, anaerobic ammonia oxidizing bacteria as a dominant species while being surrounded with the nitrite type nitrifying bacteria; and thereby carrying out denitrification of the water to be treated by making use of the anaerobic ammonia oxidation reaction. In the biological nitrogen removal method, a feed rate of the support (total surface area of the support per unit capacity of the reaction tank) is adjusted so that an amount of nitrous acid produced by the nitrite type nitrification reaction through the action of the nitrite type nitrifying bacteria reaches a level to inhibit a nitrate type nitrification reaction.

Systems and Methods for Patient-Based Computer Assisted Surgical Procedures

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110257653

Surgical systems and methods are disclosed for creating a 3D model of a patient's affected area using an imaging device, using the model to determine an implant orientation and position, creating patient-matched instrumentation, placing the patient-matched instrumentation on the patient's anatomy, registering a computer-assisted surgical tool, and acquiring registration information. The methods and systems also include associating the surgical tool with a computer to perform a computer assisted surgery. Also disclosed are embodiments of patient-matched instrumentation to acquire registration information.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING ELECTRIC POWER BY OPTIMIZING WATER TURBIDITY, SUSPENDED SOLIDS, CIRCULATION AND FILTRATION IN POOLS, SPAS, WATER FEATURES, AND OTHER CLOSED BODIES OF WATER

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253638

One feature of the present invention provides a method for optimizing water filtration in a closed body of water. The method includes circulating the water through a closed loop filtration system to remove contaminates, where a pump forces the water from the closed body of water through plumbing to a filter; measuring a clarity of the water passing through the plumbing using one or more sensors connected to the plumbing; providing an output of the one or more sensors to a system controller operatively coupled to a motor of the pump, via a motor controller for comparing the measured water clarity to a desired water clarity to determine an optimal filter rate and time to achieve the desired water clarity; and providing power to the motor, via the motor controller, driving the motor to operate the pump at the optimal filter rate and time.

THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTACT-SENSITIVE FEATURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110254801

An electronic device is formed at least partially from a deflectable material that generates an electrical signal in response to contact. The first material is integrated with a display module to provide a shaped feature on the exterior surface of the display module. The shaped feature detects contact with an external object on one or more contact points, where contact with the contact points corresponds to a defined input for a processor of the electronic device.

VOICED PROGRAMMING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110257970

A voiced programming system and methods are provided herein.

Hat storing container

Pub Date: 2011-10-20

Pub Number: US20110253559

A hat storing container formed in the shape of a vertically oriented cylindrical housing. The housing has a front, cap receiving door, and a rear accessory door. An upwardly angled hat holding platform is held in place on the forward part of the bottom of the housing by a hinge member so that the user can open the front door, tilt the platform forward, and have easy access to the hats being stored. A recessed handle is incorporated into the flat top of the housing. In the preferred embodiment, an LED light is positioned to illuminate the front of the first hat being stored.