Total 5816 patents for "2013-07-18"

BEAM COMPENSATION METHOD AND BASE STATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183907

A beam compensation method and a base station are provided for improving system throughput of a wireless communication system. The beam compensation method includes monitoring feedback signals of a plurality of radio paths; detecting an abnormally operating radio path, based on the monitoring; retrieving beam compensation values corresponding to the abnormally operating radio path; and compensating signals on normally operating radio paths with the retrieved beam compensation values.

Buggy

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181428

The present invention relates to a buggy (10) or collapsible perambulator, comprising a sliding frame which, in the unfolded state, runs in an inclined plane and has a division, in the region of which joints (17, 18) are located, and therefore, upon collapsing, an upper portion (11) of the sliding frame is pivotable in relation to a lower portion (12) of the sliding frame about the approximately horizontal axis (21) of said joints, and furthermore comprising an underframe with wheels, wherein, in the collapsed state, the lower portion and upper portion of the sliding frame and at least parts of the underframe are virtually parallel or are at a flat angle to each other and the buggy assumes a flat, compact state, wherein the two sliding-frame portions which are pivotable in relation to each other each have approximately the shape of a U bar. According to the invention, the suspensions of the front wheels (16) are located on the lower portion (12) of the sliding frame, the suspensions for the rear wheels (15) are located on a rear frame (13) of the underframe, said rear frame having an upper horizontal transverse strut (131) which is accommodated in an articulated sleeve (124) so as to be pivotable about a horizontal axis (22) and is located on the lower portion (12) of the sliding frame.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181329

A semiconductor device includes: a substrate in which a product region and scribe regions are defined; a 1st insulation film formed above the substrate; a metal film in the 1st insulation film, disposed within the scribe regions in such a manner as to surround the product region; a 2nd insulation film formed on the 1st insulation film and the metal film; a 1st groove disposed more inside than the metal film in such a manner as to surround the product region, and reaching from a top surface of the 2nd insulation film to a position deeper than a top surface of the metal film; and a 2nd groove disposed more outside than the metal film in such a manner as to surround the metal film, and reaching from the top surface of the 2nd insulation film to a position deeper than the top surface of the metal film.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181919

A method for controlling an electronic device is provided. A file image is displayed on a touch screen of the electronic device. The file image is designated as an object for adjusting in response to a detection of a first contact with the touch screen on the file image. In addition, a location of the first contact is recorded as a standard point. When a second contact with the touch screen is detected, a location of the second contact is recorded as an operation point. An adjusting process is performed on the file image according to a distance between the standard point and the operation point and the relative position of the operation point corresponding to the standard point.

AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING TIME DIVISION

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181895

An autostereoscopic 3D image display device using time division is provided. The image display device includes a backlight, an image display panel, a controller, and a viewer position tracking system. The backlight includes a plurality of line sources which are disposed at certain intervals. The image display panel displays a 3D image. The controller controls the backlight and a viewing point image of the image display panel. The viewer position tracking system determines a pupil position of a viewer and transfers position information to the controller. The image display panel provides two or more viewing points. The line sources configure two or more line source sets that are separately driven at the same time. The two or more line source sets are sequentially driven.

POPULARITY OF CONTENT ITEMS

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130185289

Search results may be yielded based on a search query. A search query inspired by a user may be received. Based on the search query, multiple search results each including links may be determined. The multiple search results may include a first search result that includes a link to a first digital instance that describes or embodies a first content item, and a second search result that includes a link to a second digital instance that describes or embodies a second content item. A perceived popularity may be assessed for each of the first and second content items. The perceived popularity may be a measure of the popularity of the first and second content items, and may be distinct from a popularity of the first and second digital instances. A presentation of the multiple search results may be determined based on the accessed perceived popularity.

REFLECTIVE COLOR PIXEL

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130182410

A reflective color pixel includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel is for generating a first color. A color conversion layer extends through the first sub-pixel and the second sub-pixel and is disposed in a waveguide. The color conversion layer contains a luminescent material, which converts a portion of light incident on the second sub-pixel into light of the first color. The waveguide guides the light of the first color generated by the luminescent material to the first sub-pixel for emission from the first sub-pixel.

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130184506

Disclosed is a method for producing aromatic hydrocarbons including a cracking reforming reaction step of bringing a feedstock having a 10 vol % distillation temperature of 140 C. or higher and a 90 vol % distillation temperature of 380 C. or lower, into contact with a catalyst for monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon production containing a crystalline aluminosilicate to cause the feedstock to react with the catalyst, and thereby obtaining a product including monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having 6 to 8 carbon numbers and a heavy oil fraction having 9 or more carbon numbers; a step of separating the monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and the heavy oil fraction from the product obtained from the cracking reforming reaction step; a step of purifying the monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons separated in the separating step, and collecting the hydrocarbons; and a step of separating naphthalene compounds from the heavy oil fraction separated in the separating step, and collecting the naphthalene compounds.

SEMI-CONSTRAINED ANCHORING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130184757

Systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate use of straight or contoured rods, and/or help promote a more natural, physiologic motion of the spinal column.

LOCAL INTERCONNECTS COMPATIBLE WITH REPLACEMENT GATE STRUCTURES

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181292

After forming replacement gate structures that are embedded in a planarized dielectric layer on a semiconductor substrate, a contact-level dielectric layer is deposited over a planar surface of the planarized dielectric layer and the replacement gate structures. Substrate contact via holes are formed through the contact-level dielectric layer and the planarized dielectric layer, and metal semiconductor alloy portions are formed on exposed semiconductor materials. Gate contact via holes are subsequently formed through the contact-level dielectric layer. The substrate contact via holes and the gate contact via holes are simultaneously filled with a conductive material to form substrate contact structures and gate contact structures. The substrate contact structures and gate contact structures can be employed to provide local interconnect structures that provide electrical connections between two components that are laterally spaced on the semiconductor substrate.

Method, Apparatus, and System for Accessing to a Mobile Communication Network

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183976

A method for accessing to a mobile communication network, comprising: acquiring a session matching level for each cell, which is calculated based on a session type of a session initiated by a user terminal as needed, a session data rate available to the user terminal of each cell and load balance parameters of each cell; accessing to a cell selected according to the session matching level for each cell. Further, it also provides another method for accessing to a mobile communication network, and corresponding user terminal, network-side device and communication system.

PERFUSION SCANNING DETECTS ANGIOGENESIS FROM SIMILARITY IN EVOLUTION OF LOCAL CONCENTRATIONS OF CONTRAST AGENT

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130182933

The invention relates to using a perfusion scanning medical imaging technique to generate an image of a perfusable structure of an organism. A fluid is flowing through the structure, and a dose of a traceable agent is present in the fluid. The evolution of the spatial concentration of the agent, e.g., a set of values of the magnitude of the concentration assumed at various moments over a period of time, is determined for a plurality of locations within the structure. The spatial pattern of the evolutions is analyzed and an image is generated on the basis of this analysis in order to enable the medical practitioner to draw conclusions about the dispersion characteristics of the perfusable structure.

ELECTRICAL CONTACTOR

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181793

Disclosed is an electrical contactor, comprising main contacts and secondary contacts, an armature provided for actuating the main contact bridges and secondary contact bridges, and means for restoring the armature from an intermediate position or end position to an initial position, wherein a precharging coil and a pick-up coil are provided in order to electromagnetically drive the armature. A coil yoke is arranged in such a way that the magnetic force acting on the armature due to the magnetic field produced by the precharging coil is greater in the end position of the armature than in the intermediate position when equal current is provided to the precharging coil, wherein said magnetic force corresponds to the restoring force of the means for restoring the armature to the initial position in the intermediate position of the armature and is greater than the restoring force in the end position of the armature.

FEED FORWARD IMBALANCE CORRECTOR CIRCUIT

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181624

A circuit includes a first active device is coupled between a third terminal and a second terminal. The first active device has a control terminal coupled a first terminal to receive a signal representative of a rectified input voltage. A second active device is coupled between the control terminal of the first active device and the second terminal. The second active device has a control terminal coupled to a fourth terminal. The second active device is coupled to be controlled in response to a bypass voltage at the fourth terminal. The first active device is coupled to be controlled in response to the rectified input voltage and the bypass voltage.

STIMULUS PLACEMENT SYSTEM USING SUBJECT NEURO-RESPONSE MEASUREMENTS

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130185141

Example methods, apparatus, systems and machine readable media are disclosed herein for selecting advertisement or entertainment location based on neuro-response data. An example method includes analyzing first neuro-response data from a first subject exposed to source material. The example method also includes identifying a candidate location in the source material for introduction of an advertisement or entertainment based on the first neuro-response data. In addition, the example method includes analyzing second neuro-response data from at least one of the first subject and a second subject exposed to a combination of the source material and the advertisement or entertainment inserted in the candidate location. The example also includes determining an effectiveness of the advertisement or entertainment based on the second neuro-response data.

Protein Kinase Inhibitors and Methods of Treatment

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130184274

The present invention relates to chemical compounds of formula (I) and methods for their use and preparation. In particular, the invention relates to substituted pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidine based compounds which can be used in treating proliferative disorders, use of these compounds in methods of therapy and the manufacture of medicaments as well as compositions containing these compounds.

WAVEGUIDE STRUCTURE FOR A CONTACTLESS CONNECTOR

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181791

A contactless connector includes a first communication chip configured to at least one of transmit and receive wireless RF signals, a second communication chip configured to at least one of transmit and receive wireless RF signals, and a waveguide structure between the first and second communication chips. The waveguide structure conveys RF signals between the first and second communication chips.

LIGHTING DEVICES WITH PRESCRIBED COLOUR EMISSION

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181234

Optical conversion layers based on semiconductor nanoparticles for use in lighting devices, and lighting devices including same. In various embodiments, spherical core/shell seeded nanoparticles (SNPs) or nanorod seeded nanoparticles (RSNPs) are used to form conversion layers with superior combinations of high optical density (OD), low re-absorbance and small FRET. In some embodiments, the SNPs or RSNPs form conversion layers without a host matrix. In some embodiments, the SNPs or RSNPs are embedded in a host matrix such as polymers or silicone. The conversion layers can be made extremely thin, while exhibiting the superior combinations of optical properties. Lighting devices including SNP or RSNP-based conversion layers exhibit energetically efficient superior prescribed colour emission

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A LIQUID EJECTION HEAD

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130180944

A process for producing a liquid ejection head including a silicon substrate having a first surface and a second surface that is a surface on an opposite side to the first surface, an ejection energy generating element which is formed on a side of the first surface side and generates energy for ejecting a liquid, a cavity formed in the second surface and a liquid supply port which is formed in a bottom part of the cavity and communicates with the first surface, including, in the following order: (1) forming the cavity in the second surface of the silicon substrate by a first crystal anisotropic etching; (2) forming a chemical leading hollow in a slope of the cavity; (3) expanding the cavity by a second crystal anisotropic etching; and (4) forming the liquid supply port in a bottom face of the cavity by dry etching with the use of an ion.

Grinding Ring with Dual Function Grinding Segments

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183891

An abrasive article is disclosed and can include a base. At least one dual function grinding segment can be mounted on the base. The dual function grinding segment can include a working surface having an average slope, S WS , relative to a rotation plane and a finishing surface having an average slope relative to the plane rotation, S FS , and wherein S WS is greater than S FS .

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181252

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor layer; a first type of a first semiconductor element that is arranged in a first element region of the semiconductor layer, has first and second main electrodes, and switches current; and a second type of a second semiconductor element that is arranged in a second element region of the semiconductor layer, has third and fourth main electrodes, and freewheels the current. The first and second element regions are adjacent in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which current flows, and are formed in a loop shape over the entire element region when the semiconductor layer is viewed from above. The first main electrode is electrically connected to the third main electrode, and the second main electrode is electrically connected to the fourth main electrode. When the semiconductor layer is viewed from above, a ratio of a length of the first main electrode to a length of the second main electrode is larger than a ratio of a length of the third main electrode to a length of the fourth main electrode.

WAFER PROCESSING METHOD

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183811

A wafer processing method of dividing a wafer along streets. The wafer processing method includes a protective tape attaching step of attaching a protective tape to the front side of the wafer, a modified layer forming step of holding the wafer through the protective tape on a chuck table of a laser processing apparatus under suction and next applying a laser beam having a transmission wavelength to the wafer from the back side of the wafer along the streets, thereby forming a modified layer inside the wafer along each street, and a wafer dividing step of canceling suction holding of the wafer by the chuck table and next applying an air pressure to the wafer now placed on the holding surface in the condition where horizontal movement of the wafer is limited, thereby dividing the wafer along each street where the modified layer is formed, thus obtaining individual devices.

PAPER COATING COMPOSITIONS

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130180433

Paper coating compositions contain specific polyethers which are obtained by reacting a diglycidyl ether with a water soluble polyol containing at least one polyoxyethylene chain acting as deflocculants, water retention agents and gloss enhancers.

Volume Measuring Intervertebral Tool System and Method

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130184710

The invention includes a system and method for the loosening of tissue. In one embodiment, a method of removing intervertebral tissue includes removing tissue with a loosening member to form a void, inserting a portion of the loosening member into the void, and determining the amount of tissue removed based upon the volume defined by the portion of the loosening member inserted into the void.

AIRCRAFT VERSATILE POWER SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181088

An aircraft versatile power system (1) comprises an air breathing engine (2), a power converter (6), and a motor (4).

BATTERY SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183574

A battery system includes battery cells, metal plates, and welding rings. The battery cell includes terminal rods. The battery cells are connected to each other through the metal plates. The welding rings are arranged on the metal plates, and have insertion holes into which the terminal rods are inserted. The surface of the insertion hole is welded to the terminal rod. The periphery of the welding ring is welded to the metal plate after the terminal rod is inserted into the insertion hole. The terminal rods are electrically connected to the metal plates through the welding rings. The terminal rod and/or the welding ring includes a stopper that temporarily holds the welding ring at a predetermined position with the welding ring being connected to the terminal rod. The temporarily held position is the position where the periphery of the welding ring is in contact with the metal plate.

Antibodies that bind to OX40 and their uses

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130183315

The present invention relates to antagonist antibodies or fragments thereof that bind to human OX40. More specifically, the present invention relates to an antagonist antibody or fragment thereof that binds to human OX40 comprising a heavy chain CDR1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and/or a heavy chain CDR2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2, and/or a heavy chain CDR3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3; and/or comprising a light chain CDR1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 4, and/or a light chain CDR2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 5 and/or a light chain CDR3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 6.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE HAVING THROUGH-SUBSTRATE VIA

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130181349

According to an embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a first circuit block, a first through-substrate via, and a back surface wiring. The first circuit block is provided on a surface side of a semiconductor substrate. The first through-substrate via is provided along a circumference of the first circuit block so as to separate the first circuit block from other circuit blocks. The first circuit block is provided so as to penetrate the surface of the semiconductor substrate. The first circuit block is isolated from the surroundings. The first circuit block has conductivity. The back surface wiring is provided on the back surface side of the semiconductor substrate. The back surface wiring is connected to the first through-substrate via. The back surface wiring connects the first through-substrate via to a power supply terminal or a shield potential terminal.

Conditional Dynamic Offers Subject To Mobile Device Holder Location

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130185161

Systems, apparatus and methods that give selling actors the abilities and means to sell products and services by providing conditional dynamic offers to buying actors subject to buying actors locations.

METHOD FOR SERIAL DATA TRANSMISSION

Pub Date: 2013-07-18

Pub Number: US20130182783

A method for serial transmission of data in form of telegrams and symbols between at least one sender and at least one receiver, includes converting on the sender side an item of data into a symbol, converting on the receiver side the symbol into an item of data, identifying a telegram with special symbols, transmitting at least one first and one second pause symbol different from the special symbols for encoding a pause between telegrams, and deriving information from a sequence of the pause symbols.