Total 7196 patents for "2015-11-26"

FAN ROTOR

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337853

A fan rotor includes a rotating shaft, a metal body, at least one rotor magnet and a vane wheel. The metal body has at least one top surface, at least one cylindrical portion and at least one connecting portion. The top surface is disposed at an end of the cylindrical portion, and the rotating shaft is disposed in the cylindrical portion an connected to the top surface of the rotating shaft, and an opening, connecting portion is formed at the other end of the cylindrical portion and extended from an outer wall of the opening in a direction away from the rotating shaft. The rotor magnet is disposed around an inner wall surface of the cylindrical portion. The vane wheel is detachably connected to the metal body through the connecting portion.

FLAME-RETARDANT ZIPPER SLEEVE FOR WRAPPING AN OPTICAL FIBER CABLE BUNDLE OR AN ELECTRICAL CABLE BUNDLE AND A METHOD OF MAKING THE ZIPPER SLEEVE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150340128

A zipper sleeve is provided that is made entirely or almost entirely of highly flame-retardant meta-aramid material to provide the zipper sleeve with highly flame-retardant characteristics. The zipper teeth rows of the zipper mechanism are attached directly to respective side edges of opposite sides of a sheet of highly flame-retardant material that will be used to make the sleeve. By attaching the zipper teeth rows directly to the meta-aramid material, the process of attaching the teeth can be fully automated, which ensures that the teeth will be precisely aligned. This feature allows a highly flame-retardant zipper sleeve made entirely or almost entirely out of meta-aramid material to be manufactured at relatively low costs and with very high yield.

LYOPHILIZED PREPARATIONS OF MELPHALAN FLUFENAMIDE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150335578

The present invention is directed to lyophilized pharmaceutical preparations comprising melphalan flufenamide, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, and sucrose. Further independent claims are directed to methods for their preparation, compositions comprising the lyophilized pharmaceutical preparations and their use in the treatment of cancer.

MOTION-GUIDING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337899

Provided is a motion guide device capable of preventing interference of belt members with guide grooves to smoothly circulate the belt members through a direction-changing path, thereby being capable of smoothly circulating rolling elements through an endless circulation path. The motion guide device includes the rolling elements, a track rail on which the rolling elements are caused to roll, a moving block having formed therein the endless circulation path for the rolling elements, and a coupling member received in the endless circulation path. The endless circulation path includes a load rolling element path, a rolling element return path, and the direction-changing path. The guide groove for the coupling member, which is formed in the direction-changing path, has an outer circumferential guide surface and an inner circumferential guide surface, each of which is formed into a smoothly continuous shape. A groove width of the guide groove is set to a maximum value at a midpoint of a path within a range of from a coupling end between the direction-changing path and the load rolling element path or the rolling element return path to a center portion of the direction-changing path, and the groove width at the coupling end and the groove width at the center portion are set smaller than the maximum value of the groove width at the midpoint of the path.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUTURING TISSUE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150335326

A device for suturing tissue includes a handle including a housing and a suturing needle for advancing a suture through the tissue. The device also includes a first needle gripper that is configured to both grasp and release the suturing needle. A second needle gripper is also configured to both grasp and release the suturing needle. An actuator is coupled to the housing and is operatively coupled to: (a) a first linkage that pivots the second gripping gripper between a fully extended position and a retracted position relative to the housing; and (b) a second linkage that is operatively coupled to the first and second needle grippers and configured to alter a state of each of the first and second needle grippers. The second linkage can include a one-way clutch.

WHITENING COMPOSITION FOR SELECTIVELY TREATING THE SURFACE OF DENTAL CERAMIC AND RELATED METHODS

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150336853

The invention relates to a process of selectively treating parts of the surface of a porous dental ceramic comprising the steps of a) providing a composition and a porous dental ceramic having an outer surface, b) applying the composition to only a part of the outer surface of the porous dental ceramic, c) optionally drying the porous dental ceramic, and d) optionally firing the porous dental ceramic, wherein the composition comprisesa liquid being miscible with water, but not being water, a whitening agent comprising nano-sized metal oxide particles, metal ion containing components or mixtures thereof which precipitate if the composition is adjusted to a pH above 5, acid, complexing agent or mixture thereof. The invention also relates to a dental ceramic article obtainable by a process.

Gear Pump

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337836

A gear pump (1) includes a pair of gears (4, 5) that meshes with each other, two shafts (2, 3) that are rotationally supported, inserted into the pair of respective gears, and rotate together with the pair of gears, a pair of side plates (7, 7) that is arranged adjacent to both side surfaces of the pair of gears, and each have two through-holes forming bearings of the two shafts, a seal block (8) that abuts against the pair of side plates, and covers a part of the pair of gears in a circumferential direction, a pump assembly (10) having the pair of gears, the two shafts, the pair of side plates, and the seal block, and a case (12) having a recess (12 a ) in which the pump assembly is accommodated, and having a facing surface (12 b ) that faces the seal block on an inner wall forming the recess, in which the pump assembly (10) has a line passing through an arc center of a cylindrical surface which is inscribed in the facing surface (12 b ) of the case, and is parallel to two shafts (2, 3) as a rotating axis, and is hold to be rotatable about the rotating axis, and when the pump assembly rotates about the rotating axis, one of the pair of side plates comes in contact with the inner wall of the case (12).

Transmission Line RF Applicator for Plasma Chamber

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150340204

A transmission line RF applicator apparatus and method for coupling RF power to a plasma in a plasma chamber. The apparatus comprises two conductors, one of which has a plurality of apertures. In one aspect, apertures in different portions of the conductor have different sizes, spacing or orientations. In another aspect, adjacent apertures at successive longitudinal positions are offset along the transverse dimension. In another aspect, the apparatus comprises an inner conductor and one or two outer conductors. The main portion of each of the one or two outer conductors includes a plurality of apertures that extend between an inner surface and an outer surface of the outer conductor.

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337863

Provided is a centrifugal compressor which can be stably operated in a wide range by increasing an operating range on a low-flow-rate side and on a high-flow-rate side, with a simple structure of combining a recirculation flow path and a reverse swirling flow generation unit including fixed blades, without providing a complicated movable mechanism for a guide vane.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REINFORCING STRUCTURAL CONNECTIONS

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337550

A method and apparatus for strengthening structural connections can comprise connection member having a distal portion and a proximate end with the distal portion having at least one proximally facing and the proximate end being connected to a structural member. The method and apparatus can further comprise forming a supporting material around at least a portion of the proximate end of the connection member and around at least a portion of the proximally facing distal portion of the connection member, wherein the composite material is also connected to at least a portion of the structural member. The method further comprises curing the supporting material in situ.

3D TAP AND SCAN PORT ARCHITECTURES

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150338463

This disclosure describes die test architectures that can be implemented in a first, middle and last die of a die stack. The die test architectures are mainly the same, but for the exceptions mentioned in this disclosure.

SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD SUBSTRATE AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150340335

A semiconductor package includes: a semiconductor integrated circuit; an interlayer film disposed on the semiconductor integrated circuit; a rewiring layer disposed on the interlayer film; post electrodes disposed on the rewiring layer; a protective layer which is disposed on the interlayer film and covers the rewiring layer and the post electrodes; and a plurality of balls which is respectively disposed on the post electrodes and is connected to the rewiring layer, wherein balls existing on a wiring path of internal wirings connected to inner lands of a plurality of lands, which is arranged on a printed circuit board substrate to face the plurality of balls and is connectable to the plurality of balls, are non-connected to the rewiring layer.

Backward-Compatible Coding for Ultra High Definition Video Signals with Enhanced Dynamic Range

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150341675

Video data with both ultra-high definition (UHD) resolution and high or enhanced dynamic range (EDR) data are coded in a backward-compatible layered stream which allows legacy decoders to extract an HD standard dynamic range (SDR) signal. In response to a base layer HD SDR signal, a predicted signal is generated using separate luma and chroma prediction models. In the luma predictor, luma pixel values of the predicted signal are computed based only on luma pixel values of the base layer, while in the chroma predictor, chroma pixel values of the predicted signal are computed based on both the luma and the chroma pixel values of the base layer. A residual signal is computed based on the input UHD EDR signal and the predicted signal. The base layer and the residual signal are coded separately to form a coded bitstream. A compatible dual-layer decoder is also presented.

DRY-BUILT WALL

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337538

The invention relates to a dry-built ceiling/wall, having a framework (1) and one or more construction panels (2) fixed to an associated upright profile (4), wherein the construction panels (2) are fixed to the respective upright profile (4) with the interposition of fastening elements (5) and to this end the fastening element (5) is equipped for example with lug ends (6) that grasp profile limbs (4 a ) of the upright profile (4). In addition to the at least two lug ends (6) for final fixing, the fastening element (5) is also equipped with one or more hooks (7) for pre-fixing the fastening element (5) to the respective profile limb (4 a ) of the upright profile (4).

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150338791

An image forming apparatus includes a control portion that controls, before performing continuous image formation on a plurality of transfer materials, a voltage to be applied to a primary transfer member for primary transfer during the continuous image formation, and a correction unit that corrects the primary transfer voltage during the continuous image formation. The correction unit can perform a first mode for controlling the primary transfer voltage according to a target value determined by the control portion, and a second mode for changing the target value and controlling the primary transfer voltage according to the changed value. The control portion performs the first mode if a detected electric resistance is a first value or lower, or a second value, greater than the first value, or higher, and performs the second mode if the resistance is higher than the first value and lower than the second value.

VIDEO SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR OPERATING A VIDEO SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150341621

A multiple camera video system and methods for operating such a system. The system may include a plurality of cameras located around a stadium, athletic playing field or other location. The cameras are remotely controlled in a master-slave configuration. A camera operator at a master pan head selects one of the plurality of cameras as the current master camera and utilizes the master pan head to adjust the telemetry and zoom of the master camera to follow the target object. The telemetry and zoom parameters of the master camera are then used to calculate corresponding telemetry, zoom and/or other parameters for each of the plurality of slave cameras. Video captured by each of the cameras is stored for the production of replay video feeds or for archiving. The replays may be capable of spinning through the video feeds of adjacent cameras in order for the viewer to get the sensation of revolving around the target object. The multiple camera video system also includes methods for calibrating the system.

HIGH-PRESSURE GAS TANK AND LINER WITH MOUTHOPIECE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150338022

The high-pressure gas tank includes a seal member extended in a layer-like form to cover the opening recess from a surface of the liner on an outer side of the inner circumferential wall of the mouthpiece placing portion to a surface of the mouthpiece flange on a center side of the flange outer peripheral edge. In a vertical section of the high-pressure gas tank, the flange outer peripheral edge and the inner circumferential wall of the mouthpiece placing portion are formed to satisfy Dt(Sm/Xgs)100, where Dt denotes a width of an opening of the opening recess, said Dt being defined to be a distance between a flange outer peripheral edge-side end and an inner circumferential wall-side end of an opening of the opening recess. Sm denotes a maximum tolerance of a relative positional misalignment between the inner circumferential wall of the mouthpiece placing portion and an outer circumferential end of the flange outer peripheral edge, and Xgs [%] denotes a breaking elongation of the seal member.

AUTOMATED METHODS FOR ISOLATING REGENERATIVE CELLS FROM ADIPOSE TISSUE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337263

A method of processing an adipose tissue to collect adipose derived regenerative cells is provided, wherein the method comprises providing a vessel comprising a fluid jet mixer, introducing the adipose tissue into the vessel, introducing a buffer solution into the vessel; washing the adipose tissue using the fluid jet mixer; introducing an enzyme solution into the vessel; initiating jet mixing into the vessel comprising the adipose tissue, the enzyme solution, and the buffer solution using the fluid jet mixer to digest the adipose tissue to form a digestion product; phase-separating the digestion product into a digested buoyant fat layer and a non-buoyant aqueous layer; and collecting the non-buoyant aqueous layer comprising the adipose derived regenerative cells. A system of processing an adipose tissue to collect adipose derived regenerative cells is also provided.

COSMETIC COMPOSITION

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150335569

Disclosed is a cosmetic composition comprising film-forming polymer having a contact angle of at least 85 , wax, optical particle, and at least 20% of water by weight of the composition.

METHOD FOR PROVIDING ADVERTISEMENT, DISPLAY DEVICE, MOBILE DEVICE, AND NON-TRANSITORY RECORDABLE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150339732

A method for providing an advertisement for a display device is provided, which includes generating a color identification code which includes a plurality of pieces of advertisement information, encoding the generated color identification code into an advertisement image, and displaying the advertisement image encoded with the color identification code.

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF UNSATURATED TRIFLUOROMETHANESULFONATE STEROID DERIVATIVES

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337007

Disclosed is a method for the conversion of a compound of formula 3 to a compound

METHOD FOR RAPID MATURATION OF DISTILLED SPIRITS USING LIGHT AND HEAT PROCESSES

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337248

An improved system and process for rapidly producing distilled spirits having characteristics associated with a much longer maturation process is provided. The method involves contacting wood with an unmatured distilled spirit under heated conditions and contacting the resulting heat-treated spirit with actinic light. The disclosure provides embodiments where a spirit is sequentially processed through heat and actinic light treatment. The disclosure also provides embodiments where a heat-treated spirit is mixed with a spirit that has been separately treated with light to give characteristics of a mature spirit.

CIRCUIT BOARD, ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150342047

Disclosed is a circuit board having a contact pad for connection with an external device, which protrudes from an upper surface of an outermost insulating layer. A device can be mounted on the circuit board, and a connection terminal of the device can be connected to the contact pad of the circuit board by a wire etc.

BALL VALVE

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150337968

Disclosed herein is a bellow for use in a ball valve, the bellow comprising: a metallic seat at an end of the bellow for providing a contact surface with a ball of a ball valve; and a metallic body integral with the seat; wherein the metallic body has a longitudinally elastic property such that, when the bellow is in use in a ball valve and the bellow is arranged within the housing of the ball valve so that it is always under longitudinal compression, substantially only the compression in the bellow causes the seat to apply a sealing force against the ball of the ball valve that maintains a mechanical seal between the seat and the ball valve. Advantageously, embodiments allow a new design of ball valve that maintains a high standard of performance in subsea environments over long time periods.

IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO THE CONTROL OF IONS

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150340218

A guide apparatus includes a vacuum compartment provided at a background pressure and having a gas inlet opening arranged for jetting a gas in the form of a free jet stream containing entrained ions into a vacuum chamber along a predetermined jetting axis. At least one duct housed within the vacuum chamber has a guide bore positioned coaxially with the jetting axis for receiving the free jet stream such that a supersonic free jet is formed in the duct with a jet pressure ratio P 1 /P 2 restrained to a value that does not exceed (A/a) 3 to form a subsonic laminar gas flow inside of the duct for guiding the entrained ions, where P 1 is the pressure at an exit end of the gas inlet opening, P 2 is the background pressure, A is the cross sectional area of the bore, and a is the cross sectional area of the gas inlet opening.

COSMETIC COMPOSITION

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150335538

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition in the form of a nano- or micro-emulsion, comprising: (a) at least one oil; (b) at least one polyglyceryl fatty acid ester, preferably with a polyglyceryl moiety derived from 3 to 6 glycerins, and more preferably 5 or 6 glycerins; (c) at least one alkyl(poly)glucoside type surfactant; (d) at least one amphoteric surfactant; and (e) water. The cosmetic composition according to the present invention has a dispersed phase which has a smaller diameter due to a combination of the (b) polyglyceryl fatty acid ester and the (c) alkyl(poly)glucoside type surfactant, and the (d) amphoteric surfactant. Therefore, the cosmetic composition can be in the form of a nano- or micro-emulsion with transparent or slightly translucent.

Security Monitoring and Control

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150339912

Systems, methods, and software for monitoring and controlling a security system for a structure are provided herein. An exemplary method may include receiving sensor data from at least one first peripheral, the sensor data associated with at least one of activity inside and activity outside of a structure; determining a critical event based in part on the sensor data; creating an alert based in part on the critical event; getting user preferences associated with at least one of a user and a base unit; determining a response based in part on the alert and user preferences; and activating at least one of a second peripheral and a service based in part on the response.

ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150341437

A storage device 3, such as an SD card, that is coupled to a host device 2, such as a mobile phone, includes a computing environment 8. The computing environment 8 comprises an application processing part 6, an interface processing part 7, and a shared memory 9, and is operable to execute one or more applications on the storage device 3, and a set of software components that together provide a server module on the storage device 3. There is a corresponding set of client software components on the host device 2 that together provide a client module on the host device 2 that can cooperate with the server module on the storage device 3 to allow an application that is being executed in the computing environment 8 of the storage device 3 to access and use input and output functions of the host device 2.

MICROFLUIDIC CHIP HAVING ON-CHIP ELECTRICALLY TUNABLE HIGH-THROUGHPUT NANOPHOTONIC TRAP

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150336097

In one implementation, a microfluidic device based on optical trapping of particles is disclosed to include a substrate structured to include a fluidic channel which can carry a fluid having particles; and an optical waveguide loop formed on the substrate to include one or more waveguide sections that reside within the fluidic channel, an input optical port for the optical waveguide to receive an input optical beam, and an optical power splitter coupled to the optical waveguide loop to split the received input optical beam into two counter-propagating optical beams that prorogate in the optical waveguide loop in opposite directions and interfere with each other to form standing optical waves in at least the one or more waveguide sections that reside within the fluidic channel to optically trap particles at or near a surface of the one or more waveguide sections that reside within the fluidic channel. This device further includes an electrically controllable phase control device formed on the substrate and coupled to a location of the optical waveguide loop and operable to control an optical delay experienced by guided light at the coupled location, wherein the electrically controllable phase control device is configured to respond to an electrical control signal to adjust an amount of the optical delay at the coupled location to cause a shift in locations of nodes of each optical standing wave to change trapping locations of the trapped particles in the fluidic channel.

MEMORY CONTROLLERS EMPLOYING MEMORY CAPACITY COMPRESSION, AND RELATED PROCESSOR-BASED SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Pub Date: 2015-11-26

Pub Number: US20150339228

Aspects disclosed herein include memory controllers employing memory capacity compression, and related processor-based systems and methods. In certain aspects, compressed memory controllers are employed that can provide memory capacity compression. In some aspects, a line-based memory capacity compression scheme can be employed where additional translation of a physical address (PA) to a physical buffer address is performed to allow compressed data in a system memory at the physical buffer address for efficient compressed data storage. A translation lookaside buffer (TLB) may also be employed to store TLB entries comprising PA tags corresponding to a physical buffer address in the system memory to more efficiently perform the translation of the PA to the physical buffer address in the system memory. In certain aspects, a line-based memory capacity compression scheme, a page-based memory capacity compression scheme, or a hybrid line-page-based memory capacity compression scheme can be employed.