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1 US9835638B2
Device for gripping vessels
Publication/Patent Number: US9835638B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/561,314 Filing Date: 2014-12-05 Inventor: Bucher, Marco   Schacher, Gottlieb   Assignee: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.   IPC: G01N35/04 Abstract: A device for gripping vessels is presented. The device comprises a mount, a support having a longitudinal axis coupled to the mount so to be rotatable relative to the mount around the longitudinal axis, a rotating mechanism for rotating the support, a gripper coupled to the support so to be translatable relative to the support along the longitudinal axis. The gripper has jaws for gripping a vessel, a translating mechanism for translating the gripper, at least one actuator for driving the translating mechanism and/or rotating mechanism and at least two reference elements fixed to the mount in at least two different stop positions. The jaws are passively biasable towards each other for holding a vessel in positions other than the at least two stop positions. The jaws are actively biasable away from each other by pushing the gripper against a reference element in one of the stop positions. A device for gripping vessels is presented. The device comprises a mount, a support having a longitudinal axis coupled to the mount so to be rotatable relative to the mount around the longitudinal axis, a rotating mechanism for rotating the support, a gripper coupled to the ...More ...Less
2 US9835641B2
Angular velocity detection device and angular velocity sensor including the same
Publication/Patent Number: US9835641B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/676,330 Filing Date: 2015-04-01 Inventor: Yamamoto, Kensaku   Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.   IPC: G01C19/56 Abstract: An angular velocity detection device includes an outer frame including fixed portions, outer beam portions connected to the fixed portions, a sensing part surrounded by the outer frame with first slit therebetween, and a joint connecting the outer frame and the sensing part. The sensing part includes an inner beam portion, a flexible portion, and a detector. The inner beam portion has a hollow region inside and is square-shaped when viewed from above. The flexible portion is formed in the hollow region of the inner beam portion, and is connected to the inner edge of the inner beam portion. The detector is disposed in the flexible portion. The first slit is formed to surround the sensing part excluding the joint. An angular velocity detection device includes an outer frame including fixed portions, outer beam portions connected to the fixed portions, a sensing part surrounded by the outer frame with first slit therebetween, and a joint connecting the outer frame and the sensing part. The ...More ...Less
3 US9835651B2
Cantilever type probe card for high frequency signal transmission
Publication/Patent Number: US9835651B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/619,597 Filing Date: 2015-02-11 Inventor: Ku, Wei-cheng   Wei, Hao   Lai, Jun-liang   Ho, Chih-hao   Assignee: MPI CORPORATION   IPC: G01R1/067 Abstract: A high-frequency cantilever type probe card includes a base board, a probe base provided on the base board, two probes, and a capacitor having opposite ends electrically connected to the probes respectively. The probe base is made of an insulating material, and the probes are made of a conductive material. Each of the probes has an arm and a tip, wherein the arm is connected to the probe base, and the tip is adapted to contact a pad of a DUT. When the DUT generates a testing signal with a high frequency, and the testing signal is transmitted to one of the probes, the capacitor, and the other one of the probes in sequence, and then transmitted back to the DUT. A high-frequency cantilever type probe card includes a base board, a probe base provided on the base board, two probes, and a capacitor having opposite ends electrically connected to the probes respectively. The probe base is made of an insulating material, and the probes are ...More ...Less
4 US9835669B2
Automatic data bus wire integrity verification device
Publication/Patent Number: US9835669B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/577,151 Filing Date: 2014-12-19 Inventor: Ramey, Sean M.   Lawrence, Jeffrey A.   Mcdowell, Enoch E.   Sekora, John A.   Von, Trotha Iii Edgar L.   Lawrence, David E.   Assignee: The Boeing Company   IPC: G01R31/02 Abstract: A device for verifying wire connectivity of a bus may include a bus connector configured to connect to a bus comprising a plurality of wires and measurement circuitry configured to perform a verification test on each wire of the bus. The verification test of each wire may include connecting a wire under test in a predetermined configuration relative to the other wires for performing the verification test and measuring a value of an electrical parameter associated with the wire under test. The verification test may also include comparing the value of the measured electrical parameter associated with the wire under test to an expected value of the electrical parameter. The wire under test passes the verification test in response to the measured value of the electrical parameter corresponding substantially to the expected value of the electrical parameter. A device for verifying wire connectivity of a bus may include a bus connector configured to connect to a bus comprising a plurality of wires and measurement circuitry configured to perform a verification test on each wire of the bus. The verification test of each wire may ...More ...Less
5 US9835674B2
Method for identifying one or more simultaneously occurring partial discharge sources
Publication/Patent Number: US9835674B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/345,397 Filing Date: 2012-09-17 Inventor: Rudolph, Olaf   Assignee: Rudolph, Olaf   IPC: G01R31/08 Abstract: A method for identifying one or more simultaneously occurring partial discharge sources from partial discharge measurement signals of an electrical device to which an AC voltage is applied includes determining area parameters of at least one enclosed area of partial discharge pulse matrix arrays. For each enclosed area of partial discharge pulse matrix arrays, area parameters of the enclosed area of partial discharge pulse matrix arrays are compared to predetermined rule sets. Predetermined fault rules are applied which allocate characteristic partial discharge pulse area basic forms and characteristic combinations of partial discharge pulse area basic forms to known partial discharge sources, to the ascertained partial discharge pulse area basic forms in order to determine those partial discharge sources which have rendered the corresponding partial discharge pulses. A method for identifying one or more simultaneously occurring partial discharge sources from partial discharge measurement signals of an electrical device to which an AC voltage is applied includes determining area parameters of at least one enclosed area of partial discharge ...More ...Less
6 US9835678B2
Through substrate via scan cell with comparator mux, and flip-flop
Publication/Patent Number: US9835678B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/151,008 Filing Date: 2016-05-10 Inventor: Whetsel, Lee D.   Assignee: Texas Instruments Incorporated   IPC: G01R31/28 Abstract: An integrated circuit die includes a substrate of semiconductor material having a top surface, a bottom surface, and an opening through the substrate between the top surface and the bottom surface. A through silicon via (TSV) has a conductive body in the opening, has a top contact point coupled to the body at the top surface, and has a bottom contact point coupled to the body at the bottom surface. A scan cell has a serial input, a serial output, control inputs, a voltage reference input, a response input coupled to one of the contact points, and a stimulus output coupled to the other one of the contact points. An integrated circuit die includes a substrate of semiconductor material having a top surface, a bottom surface, and an opening through the substrate between the top surface and the bottom surface. A through silicon via (TSV) has a conductive body in the opening, has a top ...More ...Less
7 US9835875B2
Method of calculation for detailed waverfront calculation for spectacle lenses with a diffractive grating
Publication/Patent Number: US9835875B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 13/988,130 Filing Date: 2011-11-16 Inventor: Becken, Wolfgang   Esser, Gregor   Altheimer, Helmut   Wehner, Edda   Trumm, Stephan   Sessner, Rainer   Uttenweiler, Dietmar   Assignee: Rodenstock GmbH   IPC: G02C7/02 Abstract: Method for assessing an optical property of kth order of an optical element at an evaluation point. The optical element has a boundary surface formed of a refractive base surface and a phase-modifying optical element. The method includes determining the properties of a wavefront in the local surrounding of the evaluation point by means of a local wavefront tracing, and determining the optical property at the evaluation point based on the properties of the wavefront in the local surrounding of the evaluation point, wherein the local wavefront tracing has a local wavefront tracing upon passage through the boundary surface, and the local wavefront tracing upon passage through the boundary surface is performed according to the equation for the local wavefront tracing through the refractive base surface, the equation being supplemented by an additive additional term PK(k). Method for assessing an optical property of kth order of an optical element at an evaluation point. The optical element has a boundary surface formed of a refractive base surface and a phase-modifying optical element. The method includes determining the properties of a wavefront ...More ...Less
8 US9835882B2
Semiconductor device
Publication/Patent Number: US9835882B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/152,117 Filing Date: 2016-05-11 Inventor: Kunishima, Hiroyuki   Nakashiba, Yasutaka   Wakabayashi, Masaru   Watanuki, Shinichi   Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION   IPC: G02B6/26 Abstract: A low reflectance film with a second reflectance (50% or lower) lower than a first reflectance is formed between an optical directional coupler and a first-layer wiring with the first reflectance. Thus, even when the first-layer wiring is formed above the optical directional coupler, the influence of the light reflected by the first-layer wiring on the optical signal propagating through the first optical waveguide and the second optical waveguide of the optical directional coupler can be reduced. Accordingly, the first-layer wiring can be arranged above the optical directional coupler, and the restriction on the layout of the first-layer wiring is relaxed. A low reflectance film with a second reflectance (50% or lower) lower than a first reflectance is formed between an optical directional coupler and a first-layer wiring with the first reflectance. Thus, even when the first-layer wiring is formed above the optical directional ...More ...Less
9 US9835889B2
Display device with compact integrated structural design
Publication/Patent Number: US9835889B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/484,876 Filing Date: 2017-04-11 Inventor: Schwager, Mark Andrew   Peana, Stefan   Aurongzeb, Deeder M.   Meyers, David Michael   Assignee: Dell Products L.P.   IPC: G02F1/1333 Abstract: A display device with compact integrated structural design in a portable information handling system may have a narrow or no border. The display device with compact integrated structural design may include a combined display assembly that is fixed to an A-cover using selected means of attachment. The combined display assembly may internally integrate a backplate, a backlight, a liquid crystal display (LCD) cell, and a cover glass. The cover glass may be direct bonded to the LCD cell without direct attachment to the A-frame. A display device with compact integrated structural design in a portable information handling system may have a narrow or no border. The display device with compact integrated structural design may include a combined display assembly that is fixed to an A-cover using selected ...More ...Less
10 US9835894B2
Encapsulated polymer stabilized cholesteric texture light shutter
Publication/Patent Number: US9835894B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/065,047 Filing Date: 2016-03-09 Inventor: Yang, Deng-ke   Cui, Yue   Zhang, Cuiyu   Assignee: Kent State University   IPC: G02F1/1333 Abstract: An encapsulated polymer stabilized cholesteric texture (EPSCT) light shutter is formed from a cholesteric liquid crystal and monomer that is encapsulated into micron sized, polymer-coated droplets by either an emulsification or phase separation process. The polymer-coated droplets are disposed between transparent electrodes, where they are irradiated by ultra-violet (UV) light to polymerize the monomer. An encapsulated polymer stabilized cholesteric texture (EPSCT) light shutter is formed from a cholesteric liquid crystal and monomer that is encapsulated into micron sized, polymer-coated droplets by either an emulsification or phase separation process. The polymer-coated ...More ...Less
11 US9835902B2
Quantum dot light emitting device, backlight module, and display device
Publication/Patent Number: US9835902B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/223,495 Filing Date: 2016-07-29 Inventor: Song, Zhicheng   Assignee: HISENSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD.   HISENSE USA CORPORATION   HISENSE INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.   IPC: G02F1/1335 Abstract: The disclosure provides a quantum dot light emitting device, a backlight module, and a display device. The quantum dot light emitting device arranged on a first substrate which is a printed circuit board of a display device includes at least one backlight light source and a quantum dot optical element, wherein the at least one backlight light source is arranged on the first substrate, and configured to emit light; and the quantum dot optical element is fixed by a bracket on the first substrate above the at least one backlight light source, and configured to transmit the light emitted by the at least one backlight light source; wherein the quantum dot optical element includes two second substrates arranged opposite to each other, at least two blocking layers arranged opposite to each other, and a plurality of quantum dots, wherein the at least two blocking layers are arranged respectively at edges of the two second substrates so that an airtight space is defined by the two second substrates and the at least two blocking layers; and the quantum dots are filled in the airtight space. There will be a smaller number of quantum dots in this disclosure, and thus there will be a lower cost. The disclosure provides a quantum dot light emitting device, a backlight module, and a display device. The quantum dot light emitting device arranged on a first substrate which is a printed circuit board of a display device includes at least one backlight light source and a ...More ...Less
12 US9835904B2
Liquid crystal display device
Publication/Patent Number: US9835904B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 14/646,773 Filing Date: 2013-11-19 Inventor: Katsuta, Shohei   Maeda, Tsuyoshi   Yui, Hideomi   Yamamoto, Emi   Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G02F1/1337 Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel; an illuminating device; and a light control member that is disposed on a light emission side of the liquid crystal panel. The light control member diffuses light that is emitted from the liquid crystal panel in an anisotropic manner in a first azimuth angle direction viewed from a normal direction of the liquid crystal panel to control an emission direction of the light. A pixel includes a first region in which a director of liquid crystal molecules is in a first direction, and a second region in which the director of the liquid crystal molecules is in a second orientation opposite to the first orientation in the first direction. A second azimuth angle direction in which light-diffusibility of the light control member is relatively strong, and the first direction approximately match each other. A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel; an illuminating device; and a light control member that is disposed on a light emission side of the liquid crystal panel. The light control member diffuses light that is emitted from the liquid crystal panel in an ...More ...Less
13 US9836004B2
Pressurizing device, image forming apparatus, and control, method for pressurizing device
Publication/Patent Number: US9836004B2 Publication Date: 2017-12-05 Application Number: 15/209,881 Filing Date: 2016-07-14 Inventor: Oikawa, Ken   Takahashi, Minoru   Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.   IPC: G03G15/00 Abstract: A pressurizing device includes: first and second rollers that holds a sheet-like medium with an image bearer formed on at least part of a surface of thereof between the first and second rollers and send the medium in a conveying direction while applying a pressure to the medium; a position control unit that performs feedback control of the position of at least one of the first and second rollers; a force control unit that performs feedback control of a force acting on between the first and second rollers; and a control-method switching unit that switches, after the position of the first and second rollers is switched from a separation position to a contact position by the feedback control performed by the position control unit, a feedback controlled object so that the force becomes a target value of nip pressure through the feedback control performed by the force control unit. A pressurizing device includes: first and second rollers that holds a sheet-like medium with an image bearer formed on at least part of a surface of thereof between the first and second rollers and send the medium in a conveying direction while applying a pressure to the medium; ...More ...Less