Total 9071 patents for "2018-03-01"

ACOUSTIC PILLOW

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180063612

An acoustic pillow includes a pillow body top having an outer surface and an inner surface with assembly projections extending from the inner surface, and a pillow body base having an outer surface and an inner surface with assembly depressions molded into the inner surface of the pillow body base. The pillow body top is assembled with the pillow body base with the inner surface of the pillow body top opposing the inner surface of the pillow body base and the assembly projections inserted into the assembly depressions. The acoustic pillow includes a wireless communication system disposed between the pillow body base and the pillow body top having a controller housing, a power source, at least one speaker housing, and a controller interface housing for operating the acoustic pillow.

GATE DRIVER

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180062633

A gate driver for driving a switching element includes turn-on current sources, turn-on switches, turn-off current sources, and turn-off switches. The turn-on current sources switch a voltage gradient of a rising edge waveform of a gate voltage of the switching element between a plurality of levels when the switching element is turned on. The turn-on switches drive and control the turn-on current sources. The turn-off current sources switch a voltage gradient of a falling edge waveform of the gate voltage between a plurality of levels when the switching element is turned off. The turn-off switches drive and control the turn-off current sources.

SURFACE LIGHT EMITTING SEMICONDUCTOR LASER ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180059344

A surface light emitting semiconductor laser element, comprises a substrate, a lower reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the substrate, an active layer disposed on the lower reflector, an upper reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the active layer, a compound semiconductor layer having a first opening for exposing the upper reflector and extending over the upper reflector, and a metal film having a second opening for exposing the upper reflector disposed inside of the first opening and extending over the compound semiconductor layer, wherein the metal film and the compound semiconductor layer constitute a complex refractive index distribution structure where a complex refractive index is changed from the center of the second opening towards the outside. A method of emitting laser light in a single-peak transverse mode is also provided.

PROTRUDING MICROSTRUCTURE FOR TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180056053

Provided is a structure for transdermal delivery to deliver a material to a body. The structure for transdermal delivery includes a pillar which is a first dermal infiltration part, a microstructure which is connected to an end of one side of the pillar and serves as a second dermal infiltration part. The microstructure includes a body part formed of a biodegradable viscous composition, and a connection part which includes a first contact surface having viscosity generated by a viscous composition to allow the body part to be connected to the pillar and disposed opposite the end of the one side of the pillar.

AUDIO PROCESSING

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180061136

A method comprising:

KERATINS AS BIOMARKERS FOR CERVICAL CANCER AND SURVIVAL

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180059112

The current disclosure provides methods for detecting and analyzing KRT4 and KRT17 expression in a sample obtained from a test subject. The current disclosure pertains to methods and kits for identifying a mammalian subject with cervical cancer or non-cancerous lesions of the cervix. The current disclosure further provides methods and kits for determining the likelihood of survival or treatment outcome of a subject having cervical cancer by determining the expression level of KRT17 in a sample.

BIOACTIVE RENAL CELLS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180055885

The present invention concerns methods of using bioactive renal cell populations to provide regenerative effects to a native kidney for the treatment of chronic kidney disease.

ILLUMINATION SYSTEM OF A MICROLITHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION EXPOSURE APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180059551

An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus includes first and second optical raster plates. An irradiance distribution of projection light on the first and second optical raster plates determines an angular light distribution of the projection light exclusively at a first portion and a second portion, respectively, of an illuminated field. The second portion is distinct from and arranged adjacent to the first portion. It is possible to produce different illumination settings in different adjacent portions on the mask. First and second Fourier optics establish a Fourier relationship between the first and second optical raster plates one the one hand and the first and second portion on the other hand. The first and second Fourier optics have a first and second focal length, respectively, that are variable in response to a focal length change command signal from a control unit.

DRINKING CONTAINER

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180055257

A drinking container is provided that can include a lid member and a cup member. The lid member can include a base member and a spout extending up from the base member. The spout can provide a fluid passageway from outside the drinking container to the volume of the cup member so that a child may drink liquid contained within the cup member. When the lid member is removably coupled to the cup member, two or more seals are created around the circumference of the drinking container between the lid member and the cup member to decrease the likelihood of leakage from between the cup member and the lid member when the lid is coupled to the cup member.

CABLE AND EXPLOSION-PROOF SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180061527

A cable includes electric wires, an outer cover, a first cover, and a second cover. Each of the electric wires includes a conductive core and an insulator covering the conductive core. The outer cover covers the electric wires and extends from a first atmosphere to a second atmosphere less explosive than the first atmosphere. An outer surface of the outer cover is supported by a partition separating the first atmosphere from the second atmosphere. The first cover includes a thermosetting resin and covers an exposed portion of the electric wires, which is not covered by the outer cover in the second atmosphere. The second cover covers the first cover and includes a material higher in fracture strength than the thermosetting resin.

A POLAR ADDITIVE-CONTAINING HYDROPROCESSING CATALYST AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-03-01

Pub Number: US20180057756

A method of making a hydroprocessing catalyst composition that includes impregnating a support material with metals and an organic acid compound followed by a controlled drying of the impregnated support and incorporation thereafter of a polar additive into the dried, impregnated support. The hydroprocessing catalyst is made by this method.