Total 7064 patents for "2020-01-09"

SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE INCLUDING A CONTROL CIRCUIT FOR CONTROLLING A READ OPERATION

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013459

A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array including one or more memory cells each coupled between a wordline and a bitline, a sense amplifier configured to amplify a voltage of a global wordline, a wordline decoder including a plurality of wordline switches coupling the wordline and the global wordline, and a control circuit configured to control the wordline decoder and the sense amplifier.

METHOD OF SKIN REJUVENATION USING STEM CELL ENGRAFTMENT

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009042

A system and method of improving the condition of skin by reducing or eliminating wrinkles and hyperpigmentation is presented. The method delivers stem cells into the dermal layer of the skin to increase the number and density of fibroblasts in the dermal layer which in turn increases collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid production to improve the appearance of the skin. The method includes constructing a scaffolding within microperforations in the skin and administering a therapeutically effective amount of stem cells to the skin which are supported on the scaffolding to remain in the microperforations for weeks thus allowing the dermal layer of skin to rebuild to a more youthful state.

AUTOMATED HONEYPOT CREATION WITHIN A NETWORK

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014722

Systems and methods for managing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are disclosed. Systems may involve automatically generating a honeypot. For example, the system may include one or more memory units storing instructions and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform operations. The operations may include receiving, from a client device, a call to an API node and classifying the call as unauthorized. The operation may include sending the call to a node-imitating model associated with the API node and receiving, from the node-imitating model, synthetic node output data. The operations may include sending a notification based on the synthetic node output data to the client device.

OPTICAL MULTILAYER FILM, AND OPTICAL COMPONENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012016

The optical multilayer film, which comprises a laminate in which a base layer, a primer layer, a hard coat layer, a first refractive layer, and a second refractive layer are sequentially laminated, has a very low reflectance and enhanced optical characteristics by adjusting the in-plane retardation of the base layer and the refractive indices of the respective layers. Thus, the optical component and the display device, which comprise the optical multilayer film, have a low reflectance and excellent other optical characteristics.

TORSIONAL SEVERE PLASTIC DEFORMATION METHOD FOR METAL BAR, EMPLOYING SURFACE POLISHING TO IMPROVE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL BAR

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009631

The present invention relates to a torsional severe plastic deformation method for a metal bar to which surface polishing is applied to the metal bar to improve the mechanical properties of the metal bar. According to an embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a torsional severe plastic deformation method for a metal bar, which includes: applying torsion to a metal bar; and removing a surface defect on the surface of the metal bar, the surface defect being caused by the applying of torsion, wherein the removing of the surface defect is carried out in a continuous manner in which the removing of the surface defect is performed together with the applying of torsion or in a discontinuous manner in which the applying of torsion is temporarily stopped and then the applying of torsion is performed, and the removing of a surface defect increases the amount of torsional rotation or the shear strain applied to the metal bar.

METHOD OF USING CATALYZED GRAPHENE WITH NANOPARTICLE REACTING AGENT TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF A THERMAL VAPOR COMPRESSION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010750

The process relates to a method of using catalyzed graphene with a nanoparticle reacting agent in the refrigeration circuit of a thermal vapor compression system to improve the efficiency of the system. Specifically, the present process relates to a method of using a catalyzed graphene and nanoparticle reacting agent in the refrigeration circuit of an air conditioning, heat pump, or refrigeration system to increase the performance of the system relative to an equivalent system operating in an equivalent environment without the catalyzed graphene and nanoparticle reacting agent.

MOLYBDENUM CONTAINING TARGETS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013598

The invention is directed at sputter targets including 50 atomic % or more molybdenum, a second metal element of titanium, and a third metal element of chromium or tantalum, and deposited films prepared by the sputter targets. In a preferred aspect of the invention, the sputter target includes a phase that is rich in molybdenum, a phase that is rich in titanium, and a phase that is rich in the third metal element.

TRANSPORT JIG

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010217

A transport jig includes: a frame member; and a support section that is installed on the frame member and that supports a plurality of elongated members. The elongated members are each entirely housed inside the frame member in a lengthwise direction and the support section supports the plurality of elongated members in parallel with one another in one direction.

PERINATAL TISSUE DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS: METHOD OF PREPARATION AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009193

The present invention discloses the preparation of placenta tissue derived CD106 high CD151+Nestin+ mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). In a first aspect, the invention relates to a particular method to prepare these cells at industrial scale and the cell population generated thereby. In a second aspect, the invention relates to a cell culture obtained by said particular method, containing placental CD106 high CD151+Nestin+ MSCs expressing the vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1) marker. The present application shows that said placental CD106 high CD151+Nestin+ MSCs are capable of inducing angiogenesis in vitro and in vivo. The herein presented results also show that administering said placental CD106 high CD151+Nestin+ MSCs to individuals suffering from an ischemic disease or from a disorder of the circulatory system results in a detectable improvement of one or more symptoms of said disease or disorder. Therefore, in a third aspect, the invention relates to placental CD 106 high CD151+Nestin+ MSCs for use as a medicament for treating subjects suffering from an ischemic disease, a disorder of the circulatory system, an immune disease, an organ injury or an organ function failure.

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING TEMPORARY KNEE JOINT SPACERS WITH STEMS OF VARIOUS SIZES

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009771

A cement mold assembly configured to form a temporary implant for use in delivering antibiotics to an infected site can includes a first mold and a second mold. The first mold can have an open end and an inner wall. The first mold can define a tibial component forming cavity including a platform forming cavity and a stem forming cavity. The second mold can have a body portion configured to be slidably and progressively receivable by the inner wall into the tibial component forming cavity in a direction toward the closed end. Progressive advancement of the second mold into the tibial component forming cavity urges cement within the tibial component forming cavity against the body portion and the inner wall to form a unitary tibial component having a tibial tray portion formed by the platform forming cavity and a stem portion formed by the stem forming cavity.

ROTOR AND MOTOR

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014278

A rotor includes a shaft arranged along a central axis extending in a vertical direction, a rotor core fixed on the shaft, magnets provided at an outer side of the rotor core in a radial direction, a rotor cover to accommodate the rotor core and the magnets, and a resin to fix the rotor cover and the magnets to each other. The rotor cover includes a cylindrical portion extending in an axial direction and surrounding outer sides of the rotor core and the magnets in the radial direction, and a bottom plate extending inward in the radial direction from a lower end portion of the cylindrical portion. The resin includes a filler provided at an inner side of the cylindrical portion in the radial direction and filled between the cylindrical portion and the magnets, an anti-separation portion, at least a portion of which is located below the bottom plate, and a connector overlapping the bottom plate in the axial direction. The filler and the anti-separation portion are connected via the connector.

Ophthalmic Compositions

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009217

The embodiments disclosed herein relate to ophthalmic compositions comprising calcineurin inhibitors or mTOR inhibitors, and more particularly to methods for treating an ocular disease and/or condition using the disclosed compositions. According to aspects illustrated herein, there is provided a pharmaceutical composition that includes a calcineurin inhibitor or an mTOR inhibitor; a first surfactant with an HLB index greater than about 10; and a second surfactant with an HLB index of greater than about 13, wherein an absolute difference between the HLB index of the first surfactant and the HLB index of the second surfactant is greater than about 3, and wherein the composition forms mixed micelles.

LENS APPARATUS AND IMAGING APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014908

A lens apparatus includes two different optical systems. Each of the two optical systems includes a front lens unit having negative refractive power, an intermediate lens unit, and a rear lens unit disposed in this order from an object side to an image plane side. Each of the intermediate lens units in the two optical systems includes a first reflecting member for bending an optical path at a position adjacent to the front lens unit, and a second reflecting member for bending the optical path at a position adjacent to the rear lens unit. The following conditional expression is satisfied:

COIL-EMBEDDED CERAMIC SUBSTRATE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013538

A coil-embedded ceramic substrate includes a plurality of ceramic layers including multi-turn coil patterns provided thereon. At least one ceramic layer of the plurality of ceramic layers includes thereon a multi-turn coil pattern and dummy patterns not electrically connected to the multi-turn coil pattern. The multi-turn coil pattern winds around and extends parallel or substantially parallel to sides of the ceramic layer. The dummy patterns are each parallel or substantially parallel to corresponding ones of the sides of the ceramic layer as an extension of portion of the coil pattern in an extending direction.

VEHICLE STRUCTURAL MEMBER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010122

A vehicle structural member includes an elongate hollow member having an integrated structure, and supporting members joined to the elongate hollow member. The elongate hollow member includes: a first portion that includes a first pipe, a second pipe disposed outside the first pipe and extending along the first pipe, and a connection portion extending along the first pipe and the second pipe, formed integrally with the first pipe and the second pipe, and connecting the first pipe and the second pipe; and a second portion that includes the first pipe continuing from the first portion, and does not include the second pipe.

INSPECTION SYSTEM AND INSPECTION METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011810

An inspection system according to one embodiment includes: a first signal output unit that outputs to an illumination unit a first signal serving as a trigger to start outputting stripe patterns; a second signal output unit that outputs to the illumination unit a second signal serving as a trigger to switch the stripe patterns; an image-data acquisition unit that acquires time-correlation image data by starting superimposition of frames output from an image sensor at a timing based on the first signal; an image generation unit that generates a first time-correlation image and a second time-correlation image based on the time-correlation image data, the first time-correlation image corresponding to a first stripe pattern alone, the second time-correlation image corresponding to a second stripe pattern alone; and an abnormality detection unit that detects, based on the first time-correlation image and the second time-correlation image, an abnormality on the inspection target surface.

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING A BENDING AREA

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013851

A display device includes a substrate including a bending area located between a first area and a second area. The substrate is bent in relation to a bending axis. A first wiring unit including a plurality of first wirings is arranged on the substrate to sequentially extend over the first area, the bending area, and the second area. First central axes included in each of the plurality of first wirings are spaced apart from each other by a first pitch in the bending area. A second wiring unit including a plurality of second wirings is arranged on the substrate to sequentially extend over the first area, the bending area, and the second area. Second central axes included in each of the plurality of second wirings are spaced apart from each other by a second pitch greater than the first pitch in the bending area.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND CONTROL METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014819

A control method for an information processing apparatus, the control method comprising: receiving, from a first external apparatus which belongs to a different subnet of a network than the subnet of the information processing apparatus, specific information for discovering the first external apparatus using a first communication unit; accepting an instruction from a user for searching for external apparatuses; discovering, in response to accepting the instruction and receiving the specific information before accepting the instruction, one or a plurality of external apparatuses by using the specific information, wherein the discovered external apparatuses includes the first external apparatus; displaying a list of information related to the discovered external apparatus(es); and communicating, using a second communication unit, with a selected external apparatus that a user has selected from the list.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING FILM FOR CABLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200015393

An electromagnetic shielding film for a cable, which relates to the field of wire manufacturing, for use in resolving the problem of easiness of break of the existing electromagnetic shielding film and the great consumption of time and power in the preparation process. The electromagnetic shielding film comprises a first metal layer (11,21,31,41), a conductive layer (12,22,32,42), and a protective film (13,23,33,43). The first metal layer covers the outer part of a conductor of a cable, and is used for shielding electromagnetic interference and is used as a medium. The conductive layer is disposed on the first metal layer, and is used for shielding electromagnetic interference, and the conductive layer comprises a curing agent, metal particles and polyurethane for carrying the metal particles. The protective film is disposed on the conductive layer and protects the electromagnetic shielding film.

SURGICAL END EFFECTOR WITH TWO SEPARATE COOPERATING OPENING FEATURES FOR OPENING AND CLOSING END EFFECTOR JAWS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200008802

A surgical tool assembly that includes first and second jaws. The second jaw includes a second jaw body portion and a second jaw mounting portion that is movably coupled to the first jaw. A closure member that has at least one opening cam formed thereon is axially movable in response to closing and opening motions. The opening cam is configured to movably engage a corresponding cam surface that is formed on the second jaw body portion to move the second jaw to an open position.

PRESSURE INDICATING MECHANICAL TEE AND METHOD OF USE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011753

A method for the visual inspection of the existence of pressure within a branch line of pipes includes locating the run of pipes, coupling a mechanical tee to a first pipe so as to form a branch in the run of pipes wherein the mechanical tee has a pressure indicator, pressurizing the run of pipes, and checking the pressure indicator for an indication of pressure within the run of pipes. The mechanical tee includes a collar portion configured to extend around a pipe. A neck portion is coupled to the collar portion. The channel of the neck portion is in fluid communication with the interior of the pipe. A pressure indicating device is in fluid communication with the channel to provide a visual indication of the pressure level. The pressure indicating device may include electrical contacts to communicate with a monitoring system.

SAMPLE CONTAINER WITH PEELABLE SEAL AND ACCESS PORT

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200008921

An apparatus includes a flexible container, a port, and a support structure. The container includes a first layer coupled to a second layer to define a storage volume within which a tissue specimen can be contained. The first layer is characterized by a first stiffness and the second layer characterized by a second stiffness. An edge of the first layer is spaced apart from an edge of the second layer to define an opening into the storage volume. The edge of the first layer and the edge of the second layer are configured to form a peelable seal that hermetically seals the storage volume such that the first layer can be peeled away from the second layer to expose the storage volume. The port is coupled to the flexible container and allows fluid communication between the storage volume and an external volume. The support structure is configured to support the tissue specimen within the storage volume and is characterized by a third stiffness. The third stiffness is greater than the first stiffness and the second stiffness.

BASE MATERIAL FOR PRINTED INTERCONNECT BOARDS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF PRINTED INTERCONNECT BOARDS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200015353

A base material for printed interconnect boards according to one aspect of the present invention includes a base film; and at least one conductive layer that is layered on the base film. The base material for printed interconnect boards includes a product in which a plurality of interconnect board pieces are regularly arrayed in plan view and includes an outer frame region surrounding the product. The outer frame region includes a proximity region within 5 mm from an outer edge of the product and includes an outside region other than the proximity region. A layered conductive layer area rate of the proximity region is smaller than a layered conductive layer area rate of the product.

Preparation of antimicrobial surface for medical devices

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009687

A method of preparing antimicrobial surface on medical devices: first, producing multi-functional surface with bacterial anti-adhesion and self-cleaning functions through single-stop ultrafast laser fabrication approach for development of micro/nano patterns, then producing bactericidal thin film through depositing metal nanoparticles on those micro/nano patterned surfaces. The combination of bacterial anti-adhesion and bactericidal film can inhibit initial bacterial adhesion and release heavy metal ions to kill the bacteria simultaneously. Meanwhile, the multi-functional surface with self-cleaning function can prevent the killed bacteria from accumulating at the substrate surface, thereby obtaining long-lasting antibacterial effect.

PRIMARY ALKALINE BATTERY WITH INTEGRATED IN-CELL RESISTANCES

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011936

The invention is directed toward a primary AA alkaline battery. The primary AA alkaline battery includes an anode; a cathode; an electrolyte; and a separator between the anode and the cathode. The anode includes an electrochemically active anode material. The cathode includes an electrochemically active cathode material. The electrolyte includes potassium hydroxide. The primary AA alkaline battery has an integrated in-cell ionic resistance (R i ) at 22 C. of less than about 39 m. The separator has a porosity of greater than 70%.

GAME CLIENT CONTROL METHOD AND APPARATUS, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009453

Provided is a game client control method and apparatus, a storage medium, and an electronic apparatus. The method including obtaining first orientation data detected by a target detection apparatus, a game client being installed on a mobile terminal, the target detection apparatus being disposed in the mobile terminal, a game screen of the game client being at a first angle of view according to the first orientation data, and the first orientation data comprising a first orientation of the mobile terminal, obtaining second orientation data detected by the target detection apparatus, the second orientation data including a second orientation of the mobile terminal, and switching the game screen from the game screen at the first angle of view to a game screen at a second angle of view based on relative orientation data between the second orientation data and the first orientation data satisfying a target condition.

Fastening Structure and Keyboard Device

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011363

A fastening structure for fastening a to-be-fastened component to a wooden component by using a screw, wherein the wooden component is made of wood having a specific gravity of 0.08 g/cm 3 to 0.85 g/cm 3 inclusive, the screw has a nominal diameter of 0.8 mm to 3.5 mm inclusive, and the distance between a neutral position in a longitudinal direction of an effective screw part, which is the portion where the wooden component and a male screw part formed in a shaft part of the screw mesh together, and the surface of the wooden component that comes into contact with the to-be-fastened component is 1 mm to 15 mm inclusive.

DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013989

A method of manufacturing a display apparatus includes providing a substrate, forming a display unit defining an opening portion in a display region over the substrate, forming a thin film encapsulation layer to seal the display unit, forming a touch electrode over the thin film encapsulation layer, forming a touch insulating film covering the touch electrode such that the thin film encapsulation layer and the touch insulating film are sequentially stacked and formed over the substrate in the opening portion, forming a touch contact hole by removing a portion of the touch insulating film to expose a portion of the touch electrode, and removing a portion of the touch insulating film and a portion of the thin film encapsulation layer formed in the opening portion to expose a portion of the substrate during the forming of the touch contact hole.

METHODS FOR MODULATING AN IMMUNE RESPONSE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010528

The present disclosure provides methods of modulating an immune response in an individual. The present disclosure provides methods of treatment. The present disclosure provides methods comprising administering a multimeric polypeptide (synTac) and an immune checkpoint inhibitor to an individual. The present disclosure provides methods comprising administering a multimeric polypeptide (synTac) to an individual who is undergoing treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitor.

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING OCULAR EDEMA, NEOVASCULARIZATION AND RELATED DISEASES

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009115

Disclosed are methods for the treatment of diseases or conditions of the eye, especially retinopathies, ocular edema and ocular neovascularization. Non-limiting examples of these diseases or conditions include diabetic macular edema, age-related macular degeneration (wet form), choroidal neovascularization, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion (central or branch), ocular trauma, surgery induced edema, surgery induced neovascularization, cystoid macular edema, ocular ischemia, uveitis, and the like.