Total 7064 patents for "2020-01-09"

ROADBUILDING MACHINE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A ROADBUILDING MACHINE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011017

A method for operating a roadbuilding machine and a roadbuilding machine, in which the health risks to the operator during operation are reduced without the paving quality of the roadbuilding material being reduced in the process. This is achieved by way of an undercarriage and/or at least one further component or, respectively, working component of the roadbuilding machine being remotely controlled by an operator, who is located outside the roadbuilding machine, via a transmitting module. In order to operate a roadbuilding machine, an operator is tied to the roadbuilding machine and therefore exposed to harmful fumes. In addition, the flexibility of the operator is reduced as a result.

ANTI-SEISMIC PROTECTION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011081

The present invention relates to an anti-seismic protection device (1) that can be installed in a home, comprising: a base frame portion (2A) comprising at least four base tubular elements (21A) made of carbon fibre arranged in plan so as to constitute the vertices of a base rectangle, said tubular elements being connected to each other by means of tubular base frame beams (23 A) made of carbon fibre, arranged to form diagonals of the base rectangle, a shower tray (3) coupled to said base frame portion (2A) provided with a water drainage hole, a cap frame portion (2B) comprising at least four cap tubular elements (21B) made of carbon fibre arranged in plan so as to constitute the vertices of a cap rectangle, said tubular elements being connected to each other by means of tubular cap frame beams (23B) made of carbon fibre, said second tubular cap frame elements (23B) being arranged to form diagonals of the cap rectangle, wherein each tubular cap element (21B) in operating condition is placed on the vertical of a corresponding base tubular element (21A), spaced therefrom an intermediate frame portion (2C) comprising four tubular uprights (21C) that can each be coupled at an opposite free end to one of the four base tubular elements (21A) and to the corresponding cap tubular element (21B) placed on the vertical, and wherein the intermediate frame portion (2C) further comprises at least three peripheral walls (22C), each peripheral wall (22C) extending between two neighbouring uprights (21C) a water dispenser coupled to the cap frame portion (2B) or to the intermediate frame portion (2C), such that the anti-seismic protection device (1) can be used as a shower cabin.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING A MULTIGATE TRANSISTOR FORMED WITH FIN STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013777

A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a substrate, a plurality of fins comprising a first fin, a second fin, a third fin, a fourth fin and a fifth fin, each of the plurality of protruding from the substrate in a first direction, and spaced apart from one another in a second direction that intersects the first direction and a plurality of trenches comprising a first trench, a second trench, a third trench and a fourth trench, each of the plurality of trenches being formed between adjacent fins of the plurality of fins, wherein variation of a first width of the first trench and a third width of the third trench is smaller than a first variation, wherein variation of a second width of the second trench and a fourth width of the fourth trench is smaller than a second variation, and wherein the second variation is greater than the first variation.

SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP AND SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013753

A semiconductor chip includes a semiconductor substrate, a through electrode, an inter-mediation pad, an upper pad, and a rewiring line. The semiconductor substrate includes a first surface that is an active surface and a second surface that is opposite to the first surface. The through electrode penetrates the semiconductor substrate and is disposed in at least one column in a first direction in a center portion of the semiconductor substrate. The inter-mediation pad is disposed in at least one column in the first direction in an edge portion of the second surface. The upper pad is disposed on the second surface and connected to the through electrode. The rewiring line is disposed on the second surface and connects the inter-mediation pad to the upper pad.

Methods Of Transfection For Large Cargo Using Poly(Beta-Amino Esters)

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009259

Methods are provided for transfecting cells with large cargo using a poly(beta-amino ester) (PBAE) molecule, and achieving high efficiency and viability. A method is provided of transfecting cells with a cargo, by forming a complex of the cargo with a (PBAE) molecule, mixing the complex with a first buffer and contacting the complex with the cells, wherein the cargo has a dimension of at least 0.1 m. The PBAE molecule may be formed by reacting an amine with a di(acrylate ester). In some aspects, the PBAE molecule is poly(1,4-butanediol diacrylate-co-4-amino-1-butanol). In some aspects, the PBAE molecule is capped with 1-(3-aminopropyl)-4-methylpiperazine.

ROBOTIC BIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009718

One embodiment is directed to a personal robotic system, comprising: an electromechanical mobile base defining a cross-sectional envelope when viewed in a plane substantially parallel to a plane of a floor upon which the mobile base is operated; a torso assembly movably coupled to the mobile base; a head assembly movably coupled to the torso; a releasable bin-capturing assembly movably coupled to the torso; and a controller operatively coupled to the mobile base, torso assembly, head assembly, and bin-capturing assembly, and configured to capture a bin with the bin-capturing assembly and move the torso assembly relative to the mobile base so that the captured bin fits as closely as possible within the cross-sectional envelope of the mobile base.

Apparatus Method for Automatically Updating the Relationship Between Measured Storage Tank Depth and Storage Tank Volume and Monitoring the Accuracy of a Dispenser Flow Meter

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010313

An automated liquid inventory monitoring and inventory reconciliation system. The system uses a liquid densitometer to precisely measure the density of liquid being dispensed. This allows the system to account for the significant temperature-induced volume variations existing in common liquids such as gasoline. In the preferred embodiments, a fuel inventory processor tracks the quantity of fuel loaded into the tank and the quantity of fuel dispensed to maintain an ongoing computation of the quantity of fuel that should be present in the tank. An accurate tank depth measurement device is also employed. The processor compares the tank depth measurement to the computed quantity of fuel in the tank and uses the values to create an updated tank strapping chart.

Remote Audio Channel Isolation System

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200015012

In one embodiment, the disclosure provides an audio system including a first power source, a first synchronous media transceiver, a first speaker unit, a second power source, a second synchronous media transceiver, a second speaker unit, a third power source, a third synchronous media transceiver, and a third speaker unit. The first, second, and third synchronous media transceivers are configured to receive audio data. The first, second, and third speaker units are configured to receive power from the respective power sources, receive one or more of a first and second audio channel of the received audio data from the first, second and third synchronous media transceivers, and actuate respective speakers to convert the audio channels into corresponding acoustic signals.

System, Apparatus And Method For Dynamically Controlling Error Protection Features Of A Processor

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012333

In one embodiment, a processor core has one or more execution units, a first memory array having a first protection circuit to provide soft error protection to the first memory array, and a control circuit. A power controller coupled to the core may include a protection control circuit, in response to an update to an operating voltage to be provided to the core, to cause the core to disable the first protection circuit. Other embodiments are described and claimed.

POWDER ORAL HYGIENE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009025

The invention provides a powder oral hygiene composition comprising xylitol, a source of carbon dioxide, an acid and an absorbent, wherein the composition has a water surface area greater than 160 m 2 /g.

NOVEL COMPOSITIONS FOR POLYURETHANE APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010606

A process comprising, consisting of, or consisting essentially of: forming a reaction mixture containing at least one polyisocyanate and an isocyanate-reactive compound comprising at least one alkoxylated triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensate composition wherein the alkoxylated triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensate composition is a reaction product of a triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensate and at least one alkylene carbonate, is disclosed.

APPARATUS FOR SENSING AND REMOVING DEW ON REFRIGERATOR AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011587

Provided is an apparatus for sensing and removing dew on a refrigerator. The apparatus may include a heater disposed at a refrigerator body or inside a surface of a door, and a sensor disposed in close proximity to the heater. The sensor may be configured to sense dew formed on a prescribed surface at the refrigerator body or the door. The sensor may be disposed physically separate from the prescribed surface to sense formation of dew on the prescribed surface. The heater is controlled to generate heat that removes the sensed dew on the prescribed surface based on a signal from the sensor.

Overheating Destructive Switch

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014157

An overheating destructive switch, comprising: a first conductive element, a second conductive element, a movable conductive element, an overheating destructive element, an operating component, and a second elastic element. The movable conductive element connects the first conductive element and the second conductive element. A first elastic element and the second elastic element act on an operating element. The first elastic element is compressed and has a first elastic force, and the second elastic element has a second elastic force. The first elastic force is greater than the second elastic force under in a normal state. When the overheating destructive element is destroyed due to overheating, the first elastic force is reduced or lost, such that the second elastic force becomes greater than the first elastic force. The movable conductive element is consequently disconnected from the first conductive element and the second conductive element, thus achieving protection against overheating.

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.