Total 6516 patents for "2019-10-10"

POTASSIUM SALT FIRE SUPPRESSION SOLUTION WITH VERMICULITE

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308044

A fire suppression agent includes a potassium salt solution and vermiculite particles stored in isolation from the potassium salt solution. The vermiculite particles remain isolated from the potassium salt solution until triggered to mix with the potassium salt solution upon a discharge event.

EDUCATIONAL GAME

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308091

An educational tool is described. It includes a set of question cards relating to at least one strand of at least one subject area, where each card of the set of question cards containing at least one question. The tool further includes a game board defining a victory condition and a set of gameplay conditions, the set of gameplay conditions including at least one question trigger, each question trigger of the at least one question trigger instructing a user of the educational tool to select a card of the set of question cards and answer the at least one question contained. Also disclosed is a method of teaching a subject.

TRANSFORMATION PLATFORM

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190312793

A device may receive a request for a service management plan that is to be used to implement a fully-integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for an organization. The device may receive organizational data associated with the organization. The device may determine, based on the organizational data, observations that serve as hypotheses for deficiencies associated with a current state of a system of the organization. The device may identify, based on the observations, priorities that define a target state for the fully-integrated ERP system that is to be generated. The device may select, based on a machine-learning-driven analysis of the observations and the priorities, a recommendation for a configuration of the fully-integrated ERP system. The device may generate, based on the recommendation, the service management plan for the organization. The device may perform a set of actions to cause the configuration to be implemented.

Edge Test and Depth Calculation in Graphics Processing Hardware

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190311516

A graphics processing hardware pipeline is arranged to perform an edge test or a depth calculation. Each hardware arrangement includes a microtile component hardware element, multiple pixel component hardware elements, one or more subsample component hardware elements and a final addition and comparison unit. The microtile component hardware element calculates a first output using a sum-of-products and coordinates of a microtile within a tile in the rendering space. Each pixel component hardware element calculates a different second output using the sum-of-products and coordinates for different pixels defined relative to an origin of the microtile. The subsample component hardware element calculates a third output using the sum-of-products and coordinates for a subsample position defined relative to an origin of a pixel. The adders sum different combinations of the first output, a second output and a third output to generate output results for different subsample positions defined relative to the origin of the tile.

TESTING METHOD AND TESTING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190310160

A testing method for testing a jointed condition of a first ferrule holding an edge of an optical waveguide and a second ferrule holding an edge of an optical fiber, includes: dipping the first ferrule and the second ferrule that are jointed to each other into coolant so that the optical waveguide and the optical fiber are optically connected; heating the coolant; cooling the coolant after the heating; inputting a light to one of the optical waveguide and the optical fiber after cooling the coolant, and detecting a light output from the other.

Composition and Method for Endodontic Debridement

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190307651

Provided herein are compositions and kits including trichloroacetic acid, and methods of using the same for debridement during endodontic treatment.

HEAT EXCHANGE DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, COMBINING A THERMOELECTRIC MODULE AND A HEAT EXCHANGER WITH CIRCULATION OF A FLUID

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190313553

The invention relates to a device (2) dedicated to heat treatment of an electric member (1) fitted to a motor vehicle, the device (2) comprising a Peltier-effect thermoelectric module (4) connected to one of the large faces (9, 10) of a casing (6) housing a circuit (5) for heat transfer fluid F, characterised in that, in the direction S of circulation of the heat transfer fluid F through the circuit (5), the circuit (5) comprises at least two successive fluid paths respectively arranged in distinct zones of the casing (6), including at least one upstream fluid path (5 a ) arranged inside a first zone Z1 and at least one downstream fluid path (5 b ) arranged inside a second zone, the casing (6) being delimited by a first large face (9) thermally connected to the thermoelectric module (4) and by a second large face (10) arranged to be thermally connected to the electric member (1).

INTERFLOW LIMITING VALVE ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309860

A sleeve for a valve assembly has an inside surface having an interior area and a first cylindrical section extending from a first axial end and a second cylindrical section located between the first cylindrical section and second axial end. A conical interior seating surface extends between the first and second cylindrical sections. The conical interior seating surface is metallic. The sleeve includes a groove that extends circumferentially around and radially outward in the first cylindrical section. The groove extends axially away from the conical interior seating surface towards the first axial end. The sleeve has one or more ports extending radially through the first cylindrical section proximate the groove and are spaced apart from the groove by a lip formed by the first cylindrical section. The lip extends a predetermined axial distance between the groove and the port. The lip extends around the first cylindrical section and radially inward.

FUSE RUPTURE METHOD AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE RELATED TO A RUPTURE OPERATION

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190311778

A semiconductor device includes a fuse array circuit including a plurality of fuse cell arrays, and configured to output fuse data based on one or more fuses that have been ruptured or not within a fuse cell array; and a fuse control circuit configured to compare the fuse data and one or more failure addresses, and re-perform a rupture operation for the fuse cell array when the fuse data and the failure addresses indicate a difference between the fuse data and the failure addresses.

AIRCRAFT SEAT

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308732

An aircraft seat (10) comprising: a seat base (12) having a base support surface (22); an outer backrest (14) mounted to and extending upwardly from the seat base (12); an inner backrest (16) mounted to the outer backrest (14) and/or the seat base (12), the inner backrest (16) having a torso support surface (20) extending between a top end (26) and a bottom end (28) of the inner backrest (16) and being displaceable between a first position and a second position, wherein: when the inner backrest (16) is in the first position: the top end (26) of the inner backrest (16) is located adjacent to the outer backrest (14) and the bottom end (28) of the inner backrest (16) is located adjacent to the base support surface (22) of the seat base (12); and when the inner backrest (16) is in the second position: the top end (26) of the inner backrest (16) is located adjacent to the outer backrest (14) and the bottom end (28) of the inner backrest (16) is located adjacent to the base support surface (22) of the seat base (12), the top end (26) of the inner backrest (16) is located closer to the seat base (12) than when the inner backrest (16) is in the first position, and the bottom end (28) of the inner backrest (16) is located further away from the outer backrest (14) than when the inner backrest (16) is in the first position.

APPARATUS FOR PACKAGING OBJECTS

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308760

A packaging apparatus for packaging objects, in particular for packaging food portions, having a conveying device (10) for transporting a continuous web of a first packaging material (12), in particular of a bottom film, in a transport direction (TR); and having a feed device (14) for feeding a continuous web of a second packaging material (16), in particular of a top film, in the transport direction (TR), wherein the conveying device (10) comprises a first reception shaft (18) for receiving a first supply roll (20) of the first packaging material (12) and the feed device (14) comprises a second reception shaft (22) for receiving a second supply roll (24) of the second packaging material (16); wherein the first reception shaft (18) can be driven by means of a first drive motor (26) to carry out a rotational movement; and/or wherein the second reception shaft (22) can be driven by means of a second drive motor (28) to carry out a rotational movement, with the first and/or second drive motor (26, 28) in particular being a servomotor or servomotors.

METHOD OF FORMING SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190311901

The present invention provides a method of forming a semiconductor structure including the following steps. Firstly, a target layer is formed on a substrate, and a plurality of mandrels is formed on the target layer. Next, a material layer is formed on the target layer to cover the mandrels. Then, an etching process is performed to partially remove each of the mandrel and the material layer covered on each mandrel, to form a plurality of mask. Finally, the target layer is patterned through the masks, to form a plurality of patterns. Through the present invention, each mask comprises an unetched portion of each mandrel and a spacer portion of the material covered on each mandrel, and a dimension of each of the patterns is larger than a dimension of each of the mandrel.

NOVEL ANTI-HUMAN Ig ANTIBODY

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309063

Described herein are novel anti-human Ig antibodies, as well as methods for making the antibodies and using the antibodies to treat or prevent autoimmune disease.

ENCODER, DECODER, ENCODING METHOD, AND DECODING METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190313094

An encoder includes processing circuitry; and a memory coupled to the processing circuitry. Using the memory, the processing circuitry is configured to: change values of pixels in a first block and a second block to filter the boundary between the first block and the second block such that change amounts of the respective values are smaller than respective thresholds, the pixels being arranged along a line across the boundary; and encode a third block. The pixels in the first block include a first pixel located at a first position, and the pixels in the second block include a second pixel located at a second position corresponding to the first position with respect to the boundary. The thresholds include a first threshold and a second threshold corresponding to the first pixel and the second pixel, respectively. The first threshold is different from the second threshold.

METHODS FOR PROMOTING WOUND HEALING AND HAIR GROWTH

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190307846

The present invention generally relates to uses of glial cell line-derived growth factor (GDNF) in cutaneous wound healing and hair growth. Methods of effecting hair growth and/or wound healing which feature administration of GDNF, or a biologically active fragment thereof, to subjects, e.g., human subject, are disclosed herein. The invention relates also to formulations and kits for achieving the indicated pharmaceutical advantages.

SENSOR RECEPTACLE FOR A BIOREACTOR, AND BIOREACTOR WITH SENSOR RECEPTACLE, AND METHOD FOR PROPAGATION OR CULTIVATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309255

A sensor receptacle for a bioreactor and to a bioreactor having a sensor receptacle are provided, as are methods of use. The sensor receptacle has a window and extends at least partially in a through-opening of a container for holding fluid media containing biological material. The sensor receptacle and the window seal the through-opening.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES AND METHODS OF FABRICATING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190312030

Semiconductor device having less defects in a gate insulating film and improved reliability and methods of forming the semiconductor devices are provided. The semiconductor devices may include a gate insulating film on a substrate and a gate electrode structure on the gate insulating film. The gate electrode structure may include a lower conductive film, a silicon oxide film, and an upper conductive film sequentially stacked on the gate insulating film. The lower conductive film may include a barrier metal layer.

Methods of Fabricating Semiconductor Devices Including Differing Barrier Layer Structures

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190311953

A method of fabricating a semiconductor device may include forming a first conductive layer on first to third regions of a substrate, forming a barrier layer on the first conductive layer, the barrier layer including a first barrier layer, a second barrier layer, and a sacrificial layer which are sequentially formed, sequentially forming a second conductive layer and a third conductive layer on the barrier layer, performing a first etching process to remove the third conductive layer from the second region and the third region, the third conductive layer remaining on the first region after the first etching process, and performing a second etching process to remove the second conductive layer and the sacrificial layer from the third region, the second conductive layer and the sacrificial layer remaining on the first region and on the second region after the second etching process.

POWER HEADROOM REPORT FOR MULTIPLE UPLINK CARRIERS

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190313348

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for power headroom reporting for multiple uplink carriers. One apparatus includes a transceiver that receives a configuration of a plurality of uplink carriers for a serving cell. The first apparatus includes a processor that calculates a power headroom (PH) for each uplink carrier of the plurality of uplink carriers on the serving cell. The processor transmits (via the transceiver) a Power Headroom Report (PHR) based on the calculated PH for the plurality of uplink carriers of the serving cell.

TYRE

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308467

A tyre includes a tread portion provided with circumferentially extending main grooves and land portions. The main grooves include an outboard crown main groove, and an inboard crown main groove. The land portions include a crown land portion defined between the outboard crown main groove and the inboard crown main groove. The crown land portion is provided with first crown sipes having first ends connected to the outboard crown main groove and second ends terminating within the crown land portion, and second crown sipes having first ends connected to the inboard crown main groove and second ends terminating within the crown land portion, wherein the first crown sipes are inclined with respect to a tyre axial direction in a same direction as the second crown sipes, and the first crown sipes and the second crown sipes are different in angle with respect to the tyre axial direction.

SUPPLY SCAFFOLD FOR ARRANGING IN THE INTERIOR OF A TOWER, SCAFFOLD MODULE, TOWER, WIND TURBINE AND METHOD FOR ERECTING AND/OR OPERATING A SUPPLY SCAFFOLD AND FOR ERECTING A TOWER

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309532

A supply scaffold for arranging in the interior of a tower, in particular in the interior of a tower of a wind power installation, and to a scaffold module for a supply scaffold of said type, and to a tower having a supply scaffold of said type, and to a wind power installation having a tower having a supply scaffold of said type. A method for erecting and/or operating a supply scaffold, and to a method for erecting a tower. The supply scaffold comprises multiple scaffold modules which are arranged one above the other and which are connected to one another, wherein, in the operational state of the supply scaffold, a first scaffold module is formed as a floor module which is arranged so as to stand on a floor, in particular a floor of the tower or a base platform of the tower, and wherein a further scaffold module is formed as a core module, which is arranged on the floor module.

CONTROL CIRCUIT AND CONTROL METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DELAY LOCK LOOP IN DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190311761

A dynamic random access memory (DRAM) includes a delay lock loop (DLL), a clock tree, an off-chip driver (OCD), a phase detector (PD) and a filter. The DLL receives a reference clock and updates a delay line, and then outputs a calibrated clock via the clock tree; the PD receives the calibrated clock via the clock tree and detects a phase difference between the calibrated clock and the reference clock; and the filter activates the DLL to update the delay line according the phase difference, wherein when a READ command is received, the filter increases the number of activations for the DLL to update the delay line, thereby shortening the access time of the DRAM.

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR USE IN PREVENTION AND/OR TREATMENT OF DISEASE THAT DEVELOPS OR PROGRESSES AS A RESULT OF DECREASE OR LOSS OF ACTIVITY OF BLOOD COAGULATION FACTOR VIII AND/OR ACTIVATED BLOOD COAGULATION FACTOR VIII

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309090

The inventors discovered that by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising a bispecific antigen-binding molecule that recognizes blood coagulation factor IX and/or activated blood coagulation factor IX and blood coagulation factor X and/or activated blood coagulation factor X according to a given dosage regimen, diseases that develop and/or progress due to a decrease or deficiency in the activity of blood coagulation factor VIII and/or activated blood coagulation factor VIII can be prevented and/or treated more effectively.

COMBUSTION OF STREAMS DERIVED FROM HOT WATER EXTRACTION OF WOOD MATERIAL

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190309474

Various techniques are described for enhanced combustion of hot water extraction (HWE) derived liquor. For example, the HWE derived liquor can be pre-treated prior to introduction into a combustion chamber. The pre-treatment can include subjecting HWE derived liquor to filtration to remove suspended solids, evaporation to produce a first stage concentrated HWE liquor; additional concentration to produce a second stage concentrated HWE liquor; additional filtration to remove additional suspended solids; and pre-heating to produce a preheated HWE liquor. The preheated HWE liquor can be atomized and combined with pre-heated combustion air supplied into a combustion chamber to effect combustion of the HWE derived liquor.

Countertop Installation Cart

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308861

An installation cart is provided. The cart includes a hydraulic pump that when activated permits a load placed in a lifting cradle of the cart to be vertically raised and/or lowered on the cart. The cart is does not require electrical or gas power for operation and can raise and lower loads placed in the cart for transport weighing in excess of 800 pounds. In an embodiment, the cart includes a clamping mechanism that adjustably allows a load placed in the cradle to be stabilized during transport of the load.

APPARATUS AND METHOD RELATED TO CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308876

In accordance with the present invention, disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for removing CO 2 from products by using a first acid gas absorber and a second acid gas absorber, which are both a part of a single acid gas removal unit.

ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE WITH BATTERY ARRANGEMENT PERMITTING RELATIVE TRANSVERSE MOVEMENT OF INDIVIDUAL MODULES

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190312246

This disclosure relates to a battery arrangement for an electrified vehicle. Among other things, the battery arrangement includes first and second battery modules, each of which includes a battery module housing. Adjacent surfaces of these battery module housings are interlocked such that that the first and second battery modules are configured to slide relative to one another in a transverse direction of the electrified vehicle. Accordingly, this disclosure increases safety while saving space and without requiring undue reinforcements of the chassis structure, which would increase the weight of the vehicle and reduce the energy efficiency the vehicle. These and other benefits will be appreciated from the following description.

ACTUATOR FOR STEERING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190308660

Provided is an actuator for a steering system, which can be increased in degree of freedom for design change, regardless of a configuration change of a hydraulic power steering side. The actuator for a steering system comprises a transmission mechanism configured to transmit the rotation of a steering shaft to a steered wheel, a piston disposed in the transmission mechanism, and a pair of pressure chambers configured to generate a force acting to move the piston. The actuator for a steering system is disposed between a hydraulic power steering system, which imparts a steering force to the steered wheel along with the movement of the piston, and a steering wheel. The actuator for a steering system includes an input shaft which is rotatably and axially supported by the housing and disposed in the steering wheel side; an output shaft which is rotatably and axially supported by the housing and disposed in the hydraulic power steering system; a torsion bar connecting the input shaft and the output shaft; a motor rotor disposed around the outer periphery of the output shaft within the housing and configured to rotate integrally with the output shaft; a motor stator disposed around the outer periphery of the motor rotor within the housing; and a rotation angle detecting section disposed within the housing and configured to detect the rotation angles of the input and output shafts or a relative angle of the input and output shafts.

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FACILITATING AUTOMATED CONTACT WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190312966

Further disclosed herein is a system for facilitating automated contact with emergency services in case of an emergency, in accordance with some embodiments. Accordingly, the system may include a communication device configured for receiving at least one of an emergency indicator, and a distress input from a first user device. Further, the communication device may be configured for transmitting a request to a second user device for initiating communication with at least one emergency contact. Further, the system may include a processing device configured for analyzing the at least one of the emergency indicator, and the distress input to determine an emergency situation.

Organic Electronic Device

Pub Date: 2019-10-10

Pub Number: US20190312208

The present invention relates to an organic electronic device, comprising a first electrode, a second electrode, and a substantially organic layer comprising a compound according to formula (I) between the first and the second electrode: