Total 7133 patents for "2019-08-08"

WIDE-BAND WAVELENGTH FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING CIRCULAR POLARIZATION FILM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243049

A method for producing a broadband wavelength film including, in this order: a first step of preparing a layer (A) as a long-length obliquely stretched film; a second step of forming on the layer (A) a layer (B) of a resin having a negative intrinsic birefringence to obtain a multilayer film; and a third step of stretching the multilayer film in a stretching direction that forms an angle of 020 with respect to a width direction of the multilayer film to obtain a long-length broadband wavelength film including a /2 layer and a /4 layer.

ANTIBODY-DRUG CONJUGATE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240346

[Problem to be solved] The present invention provides an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC). The present invention also provides a conjugate of an anti-CD71 antibody or an antigen-binding fragment thereof with a drug. The present invention further provides a conjugate of Fab with a drug. The present invention further provides a composition comprising the conjugate for delivering the drug to a tissue or a cell of muscle or the like.

DIAGNOSTIC COMPOSITION FOR IDENTIFYING AMNIOTIC FLUID

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240373

The present invention relates to the field of medical diagnostics and more specifically, to identification of amniotic fluid.

Disc Brake Wear Adjuster

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242449

A disc brake, a wear adjuster for a disc brake and a method for operating a disc brake are provided. The wear adjuster includes a pawl biased by a spring against, and actuated by, a rotary lever, a shaft with the ratchet wheel arranged to be rotated by the pawl when the rotary lever rotates in a brake release direction, and a tappet wheel threaded on a brake application tappet supported on a movable bridge in the disc brake caliper. During brake release the pawl rotates the ratchet wheel and the shaft. The shaft and the tappet wheel have gearing which rotates the tappet wheel with the shaft. Due to the threaded engagement of the tappet wheel and the non-rotating tappet, the rotating tappet wheel causes the tappet to advance relative to the bridge to compensate for brake pad wear.

PROTEIN-POLYMER-DRUG CONJUGATES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241649

A polymeric scaffold useful for conjugating with a protein based recognition-molecule (PBRM) to form a PBRM-polymer-drug conjugate is described herein. The scaffold includes one or more terminal maleimido groups. Also disclosed is a PBRM-polymer-drug conjugate prepared from the scaffold. Compositions comprising the conjugates, methods of their preparation, and methods of treating various disorders with the conjugates or their compositions are also described.

Transdermal Therapeutic System for 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240166

The invention relates to a transdermal therapeutic system that includes a back layer that is impermeable to an active ingredient; a polymer matrix containing the active ingredient and a protective layer that can be pulled off. The active ingredient is 5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride and the basic polymer of the polymer matrix is an adhesive polyacrylate. The inventive transdermal therapeutic systems are suitable for diagnosing and treating preliminary stages of skin cancer, such as actinic keratosis, and oncological skin diseases.

HYBRID INDUSTRIAL MATS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242068

A hybrid crane/rig laminated mat that has a reusable non-wood, environmentally resistant support core made of a sheet, a plurality of elongated members, a plurality of compartments, or combinations thereof; an upper layer provided above the support core that forms an upper surface for the mat, and a lower layer provided below the support core that forms a lower surface of the mat; wherein the upper and lower layers comprises boards or elongated members that are attached to the support core directly or indirectly through other components. The boards or elongated members of the upper and/or lower layers can be removed and replaced on the reusable support core.

CONGLOMERATE ABRASIVE PARTICLES, ABRASIVE ARTICLES INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240808

A method of making conglomerate abrasive particles includes: providing agglomerate abrasive particles comprising mineral particles in a first vitreous binder; combining the agglomerate abrasive particles with a second vitreous binder material precursor to form precursor conglomerate abrasive particles; and heating the precursor conglomerate abrasive particles to convert the second vitreous binder material precursor into a second vitreous binder, different from the first vitreous binder, thereby forming the conglomerate abrasive particles. The first vitreous binder differs from the second vitreous binder by at least one of: i) elemental composition, or ii) an intrinsic physical property; and wherein the conglomerate abrasive particles can pass through a testing sieve having one-millimeter openings. Conglomerate abrasive particles preparable by the method, and abrasive articles containing them, are also disclosed.

STREAK-LIKE REGION DETECTING DEVICE, STREAK-LIKE REGION DETECTING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244373

A streak-like region detecting device includes: an image acquiring unit which acquires an image; a first filter operation unit which applies, to the image, a first filter responsive to increase in luminance in a first direction and acquires a first response value at an application position of the first filter; a second filter operation unit which applies, to the image, a second filter responsive to decrease in luminance in the first direction and acquires a second response value at an application position of the second filter; a detecting unit which detects a streak-like region having a width corresponding to the distance between the application positions of the first and second filters in the first direction on the basis of an integrated value obtained by integrating the first and second response values; and an output unit which outputs information obtained by the detecting unit.

System and Method for Facilitating Access to a Secured Area

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244448

In one aspect, a portable electronic device is provided for accessing a secured area to deliver a package therein. The portable electronic device includes a sensor configured to detect an indicium of the package and communication circuitry configured to communicate a message to a server computer associated with the package upon the sensor detecting the indicium. The communication circuitry is further configured to receive delivery information from the server computer, the delivery information including at least a location of the secured area. The portable electronic device further includes a processor operatively coupled to the sensor and the communication circuitry. The processor is configured to cause, via the communication circuitry, the movable barrier operator to open a movable barrier associated with the secured area.

PARALLEL BIT INTERLEAVER

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245562

A bit interleaving method involves applying a bit permutation process to a QC LDPC codeword made up of N cyclic blocks each including Q bits, and dividing the codeword, after the bit permutation process, into a plurality of constellation words each made up of M bits, the codeword being divided into N/M sections, each constellation word being associated with one of the N/M sections, and the bit permutation process being performed such that each of the constellation words includes one bit from each of M different cyclic blocks associated with a given section.

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246489

An electronic apparatus includes a top plate, a bottom plate provided under the top plate, a circuit board provided between the top plate and the bottom plate, an electronic component disposed on the circuit board, and an intermediate plate provided between the top plate and the circuit board. The intermediate plate is configured to provide a clearance between the top plate and intermediate plate, or between the circuit board and the intermediate plate. The intermediate plate is further configured to allow an air flow from a first end portion to a second end portion of the top plate.

Delivery System for an Implantable Medical Device

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240493

A delivery tool for an implantable medical device to be introduced into a human or animal body, in particular, an implantable leadless pacemaker, the delivery tool having an outer sheath and an inner sheath, wherein the inner sheath is configured to be retractable into a lumen of the outer sheath, wherein a distal side of the inner sheath is configured to provide regions which are reversibly collapsible and non-collapsible in diameter, wherein a non-collapsible region is arranged at the distal end of the inner sheath. A system including a delivery tool and an implantable medical device is also provided.

OPTIMIZED SYSTEM, BOX AND BAG FOR PACKING, SHIPPING, STORING AND DISPLAYING PRODUCE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241305

Produce boxes and bags for shipping produce, e.g., bananas, utilize ventilation structures that allow for ventilation therethrough. A method of assembling produce boxes provides for cutouts that serve as ventilation structures in the boxes. When the produce boxes are stacked such as on a shipping pallet, the ventilation structures allow for ventilation of through the stacked boxes. Produce may be packed in a bag, which is closed with a rip cord and inserted into a produce box. The rip cord may be accessed when the box is in a stack such as on a shipping pallet, such that the rip cord may be pulled thereby opening the bag, without removing the box from the stack.

MAGNETIC THIN FILM LAMINATED STRUCTURE DEPOSITION METHOD, MAGNETIC THIN FILM LAMINATED STRUCTURE AND MICRO-INDUCTANCE DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244736

A deposition method includes depositing an adhesive layer on a workpiece to be processed and depositing a magnetic/isolated unit, where the magnetic/isolation unit includes at least one pair of a magnetic film layer and an isolation layer that are alternately disposed. The deposition method of the magnetic thin film laminated structure, the magnetic thin film laminated structure and the micro-inductive device provided by the disclosure can increase a total thickness of the magnetic thin film laminated structure, thereby broadening the application frequency range of the inductive device fabricated thereby.

CLUTCH MECHANISM AND PISTON

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242443

A clutch mechanism switches a clutch to one of an engaging state and a released state by a piston operated by an oil pressure. The piston includes a first side surface portion configured to press the clutch, and a second side surface portion on which the oil pressure acts. The second side surface portion has an uneven shape in a circumferential direction.

Reduction of Fin Loss in the Formation of FinFETs

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245067

A method includes forming a dummy gate stack on a top surface and a sidewall of a middle portion of a semiconductor fin, and forming a spacer layer. The spacer layer includes a first portion on a sidewall of the dummy gate stack, and a second portion on a top surface and a sidewall of a portion of the semiconductor fin. The method further includes performing an implantation on the spacer layer. After the implantation, an anneal is performed. After the anneal, the second portion of the spacer layer is etched, wherein the first portion of the spacer layer remains after the etching. A source/drain region is formed on a side of the semiconductor fin.

VEHICLE LAMP

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242543

A vehicle lamp for installing on a vehicle includes a projector lens, a reflector, a first light emitting element, a shield, and an optical grating unit. The projector lens has a light entry surface and a light exit surface. The first light emitting element is adjacent to a first focal point of the reflector, and is for emitting light towards the reflector. The shield is for blocking a portion of the light that is emitted from the first light emitting element to forma cut-off line in a light distribution pattern. The optical grating unit is for reflecting at least a portion of the light that has passed a second focal point of the reflector and that has not passed through the light exit surface of the projector lens.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING AN ADS-B IN TRAFFIC DISPLAY TABLET REPEATER SYSTEM FOR RETROFIT AIRCRAFT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244529

Various avionics systems may benefit from repeaters. For example, an ADS-B In traffic display repeater system may be useful for, for example, retrofit aircraft. A system, according to certain embodiments, can include a traffic awareness computer of an aircraft. The system can also include an aircraft interface device. The system can further include a data bus configured to convey data from the traffic awareness computer to the aircraft interface device. The data conveyed can be configured to permit repetition of one or more displays of a cockpit of the aircraft on a tablet computer.

AQUEOUS SOLUTION FOR RESIST PATTERN COATING AND PATTERN FORMING METHODS USING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243249

A novel aqueous solution for resist pattern coating. An aqueous solution for resist pattern coating, including: a copolymer as component A, the copolymer having an ethylene oxide unit and a C 3 alkylene oxide unit in a main chain and having a hydroxy group at a terminal; a water-soluble polymer, a water-soluble monomer, or a water-soluble oligomer as component B, the water-soluble polymer being other than the copolymer as the component A; and a solvent as component C, the solvent containing water as a main component. The copolymer as the component A is for example a block copolymer of formula (1) below:

Timing Advance Group of a Control Channel in a Wireless Device

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246447

A wireless device receives configuration parameters of cells. The cells are grouped into timing advance groups (TAGs) comprising a secondary TAG. The cells are grouped into physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) groups comprising a secondary PUCCH group. The secondary PUCCH group comprises: a PUCCH secondary cell with a secondary PUCCH and a first secondary cell. The PUCCH secondary cell is in the secondary TAG. In response to a time alignment timer of the secondary TAG expiring or stopping: transmission of positive or negative acknowledgement for one or more HARQ processes of an activated cell in the secondary PUCCH group is stopped, reception of downlink shared channel transport blocks via the first secondary cell is stopped, and reception of downlink multicast channel transport blocks via the first secondary cell is continued.

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING STATOR OF ROTARY ELECTRIC MACHINE INCLUDING A CASSETTE COIL

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245403

A method is for manufacturing a stator of a rotary electric machine. The method includes; forming a stator core; forming each of cassette coils by concentrically winding rectangular wire for the specified number of turns, each of the cassette coils being formed by applying a shift amount with respect to an axis in a winding direction to a wire shape of at least one of the turns before being attached to the teeth; attaching each of the cassette coils to each of teeth while canceling the shift amount; and forming a wire coil of the rotary electric machine by connecting a winding terminal of one of the cassette coils to a winding terminal of another of the cassette coils.

WIDE-FIELD RETINAL IMAGING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239744

A retinal imager for imaging a retina of an eye includes an illumination source operable to generate illumination light and a beam splitter operable to receive the illumination light and direct the illumination light along an optical axis. The retinal imager also includes a field lens disposed along the optical axis and an objective lens disposed along the optical axis and operable to contact a cornea of the eye. An aerial image is formed adjacent to the field lens. The retinal imager further includes an image sensor and one or more lenses disposed along the optical axis between the beam splitter and the image sensor. The one or more lenses are operable to form a sensor image at the image sensor.

SET OF SEATS WITH CHAIRS IN A STAGGERED ARRANGEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241094

A set includes seats, each seat includes a chair and a lateral pedestal arranged laterally on one side of the chair. The chairs and the lateral pedestals are arranged in a staggered configuration in two parallel rows. Each seat has a covering shell determining a rear surface in a rear zone of the chair and determining a front surface in a front zone of the lateral pedestal. A space between a rear surface of a front seat and a front surface of a rear seat forms a passage for an occupant of the rear seat. In a vertical cross section the rear surface and the front surface have convex profiles facing one another, a width of the passage increasing in the direction of decreasing heights from a height of minimum width, and increasing in the direction of increasing heights from the height of minimum width.

STABILIZED HORIZONTAL ROOF DECK ASSEMBLIES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242134

A horizontal roof deck assembly has a ribbed steel roof deck sufficiently strong to withstand specified gravity, uplift, and shear loads. Rigid substrate boards are positioned adjacent one another above the deck, defining end and side joints. End joints are parallel to and above a corresponding upper rib of the roof deck and are secured to the upper rib by compression disk fasteners spaced along the end joint. The side joints can be tongue and groove joints. Additional fasteners attach the substrate boards to the roof deck along the side joints, for wind uplift resistance, and for thermal movement resistance.

Systems and Methods for Hypertension Control

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239947

Systems and methods for hypertension control via energy delivery to one or more nerves affecting blood pressure are provided. Systems may include implantable devices configured for non-contacting neuromodulation. Implantable devices may be configured for intravascular implantation. Systems may also include external devices configured to communicated with implantable neuromodulation devices, Additional systems may include non-implantable devices for delivering modulation energy and ablation energy to one or more nerves affecting blood pressure.

LOCKING PLUG MECHANISMS THAT SEAL OPENINGS OF TUBE STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF SEALING OPENINGS OF THE STRUCTURES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242280

A locking plug mechanism includes a handle assembly that includes a handle body that is pivotally connected to a handle attachment member. A center pin member is connected to the handle attachment member. The center pin member is slidably received within an opening of a proximal spacer member comprising a proximal spacer located proximally on the center pin member. A distal spacer is located on the center pin member. A seal member is located on the center pin member between the proximal spacer and the distal spacer. The actuation of the handle assembly moves the center pin member relative to the proximal spacer and expands the seal member from a collapsed configuration to an expanded configuration.

Slot mode antennas

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245271

The invention concerns an assembly for an antenna operating in a slot mode. It is also directed to an electronic wristwatch-like device comprising such antennas. The antenna assembly comprises at least one circuit board of an electronic device, a conductive body arranged at a distance from said at least one circuit board and defining a slot between them, at least one feed element for coupling an electromagnetic signal between said conductive body and said circuit board. A length of the slot is defined between two points at which said conductive body is connected to a ground plane of said at least one circuit board.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHIC APERTURE SYNTHESIS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242999

Laser 3D imaging techniques include splitting a laser temporally-modulated waveform of bandwidth B and duration D from a laser source into a reference beam and a target beam and directing the target beam onto a target. First data is collected, which indicates amplitude and phase of light relative to the reference beam received at each of a plurality of different times during a duration D at each optical detector of an array of one or more optical detectors perpendicular to the target beam. Steps are repeated for multiple sampling conditions, and the first data for the multiple sampling conditions are synthesized to form one or more synthesized sets. A 3D Fourier transform of each synthesized set forms a digital model of the target for each synthesized set with a down-range resolution based on the bandwidth B.

SECURITY METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE POWER TRANSFER

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245841

A security method and apparatus for an electric vehicle (EV) power transfer system can prevent abuse of privacy information or financial information which is stored in an in-vehicle controller, and block fee charging and authentication. A security method for the EV power transfer system, performed by a charging controller installed in an EV, includes steps of: receiving an authentication request from a communication controller installed in the EV; authenticating second key information included in the authentication request based on first key information which is learned or stored beforehand; and when the authentication succeeds, starting a charging process.