Patents Examined by Anjan K. Deb
  • Patent number: RE46180
    Abstract: Three bridge circuits (101, 111, 121), each include magnetoresistive sensors coupled as a Wheatstone bridge (100) to sense a magnetic field (160) in three orthogonal directions (110, 120, 130) that are set with a single pinning material deposition and bulk wafer setting procedure. One of the three bridge circuits (121) includes a first magnetoresistive sensor (141) comprising a first sensing element (122) disposed on a pinned layer (126), the first sensing element (122) having first and second edges and first and second sides, and a first flux guide (132) disposed non-parallel to the first side of the substrate and having an end that is proximate to the first edge and on the first side of the first sensing element (122). An optional second flux guide (136) may be disposed non-parallel to the first side of the substrate and having an end that is proximate to the second edge and the second side of the first sensing element (122).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: EVERSPIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Phillip Mather, Jon Slaughter, Nicholas Rizzo
  • Patent number: RE46237
    Abstract: A method, a mobile device arid a computer program product for acquiring GPS on a mobile device possessing GPS capability are disclosed. The method comprises the step of setting a current value of the period of the power-up phase of the GPS dependent upon adaptive predictions of when the GPS should be powered on to meet specifications on positioning accuracy and GPS acquisition time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Anderson Malaney
  • Patent number: RE46357
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photochromic film comprising a photochromic dye and a resin component. The photochromic film has a nanoindentation hardness of equal to or greater than 800 nm on at least one of surfaces, surface A, thereof. The present invention further relates to a method of manufacturing a photochromic lens. The method of manufacturing a photochromic lens of the present invention comprises forming a photochromic film having a nanoindentation hardness ranging from 500 to 5000 nm on an outermost surface thereof as well as having a smaller nanoindentation hardness on a surface facing a first mold than that on the outermost surface by coating a photochromic liquid comprising a photochromic dye and a curable component on one surface of the first mold for formation of one of surfaces of a lens and subjecting the photochromic liquid to curing treatment, and a photochromic lens comprising a photochromic film on a lens substrate is obtained by means of the above first mold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: HOYA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu Asai, Eiichi Yajima, Hiroshi Ohta
  • Patent number: RE46618
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a low resistance, low inductance device for high current semiconductor flip-chip products. A structure is produced, which comprises a semiconductor chip with metallization traces, copper lines in contact with the traces, and copper bumps located in an orderly and repetitive arrangement on each line so that the bumps of one line are positioned about midway between the corresponding bumps of the neighboring lines. A substrate is provided which has elongated copper leads with first and second surfaces, the leads oriented at right angles to the lines. The first surface of each lead is connected to the corresponding bumps of alternating lines using solder elements. Finally, the assembly is encapsulated in molding compound so that the second lead surfaces remain un-encapsulated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Bernhard P. Lange, Anthony L. Coyle, Quang X. Mai
  • Patent number: RE47403
    Abstract: A method for adjusting a sensor, continuous sensor or automatic measuring system in an interstitium including the steps of adjusting the steepness of a measuring curve and a standard offset (standard axis intercept) prior to the use of the sensor, continuous sensor or measuring system, and adapting the offset by a point calibration by using a reference measure or value during the use. The present invention encompasses sensors, continuous sensors or automatic measuring systems calibrated or adjusted in accordance with the method, and in some embodiments, the offset adjusted prior to use is rectified according to the difference between a value determined by the sensor, continuous sensor or measuring system taking into account the standard steepness and the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Uwe Beyer, Michael Krieftewirth, Ulrich Haueter
  • Patent number: RE47425
    Abstract: A lighting device may be provided that includes: a heat sink which includes a base and a member extending from the base; a light source module which is disposed on a lateral surface of the member; and a reflector which is disposed on the member and has a disposition recess exposing the light source module, wherein the at least two light source modules are provided and the light source module includes a terminal plate which electrically connects the at least two light source modules, and wherein the terminal plate is disposed on the reflector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Nyung Lim, Tae Young Choi, Do Hwan Kim, Cheon Joo Kim
  • Patent number: RE47713
    Abstract: The present invention provides a switched-mode power converter with regulation demand pulses sent across a galvanic isolation barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: COGNIPOWER, LLC
    Inventors: William H. Morong, Thomas E. Lawson
  • Patent number: RE47714
    Abstract: The present invention provides a switched-mode power converter with regulation demand pulses sent across a galvanic isolation barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: CogniPower, LLC
    Inventors: William H. Morong, Thomas E. Lawson
  • Patent number: RE47715
    Abstract: A charge pump for use in a Phase Locked Loop/Delay Locked Loop minimizes static phase error through the use of an operational amplifier. The operational amplifier also mitigates the effects of low power supply voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.
    Inventor: Dieter Haerle
  • Patent number: RE47781
    Abstract: An organic electro luminescent display with auxiliary layers on a cathode contact and an encapsulating junction region to easily remove polymer organic layers of the junction and a method for fabricating the same. The organic electro luminescent display has the first electrode formed on a lower insulating substrate, a pixel defining layer formed to make some portions of the first electrode opened over the entire surface of the lower insulating substrate, an organic emission layer formed on an opening of the first electrode, the second electrode formed on the organic emission layer, an upper substrate for encapsulating the first electrode, the organic emission layer and the second electrode, and auxiliary layers formed on the cathode contact and the encapsulating junction region of the lower insulating substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Min Kang, Myung-Won Song, Seong-Taek Lee, Jin-Woo Park, Hun Kim
  • Patent number: RE47817
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a display device capable of narrowing the area of the frame. In order to achieve this object, the display device according to the present invention has a substrate having a plurality of arranged display elements and a wiring layer of a power source on the peripheral side; a bank layer for mutually separating the display elements; an electrode layer for covering the plurality of display elements and the bank layer; and a sealing substrate for further covering the electrode layer by joining the peripheral portion of the substrate and the sealing portion circling around the periphery via a joining element such as an adhesive; wherein the periphery of the sealing substrate is positioned inside the periphery of the substrate, and the peripheral portion of the electrode layer is connected to the wiring of the power source within the sealing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: EL TECHNOLOGY FUSION GODO KAISHA
    Inventors: Hidekazu Kobayashi, Osamu Yokoyama, Yojiro Matsueda
  • Patent number: RE47893
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the conduit connector can comprise: a body comprising a hollow center capable of receiving a conduit in a receiving end, wherein the hollow center extends from the receiving end to the connecting end; a spring disposed within the hollow center and extending out of the connecting end, wherein the spring comprises engagement tangs extending into the hollow center, toward the connection end, and spring tangs extending past the connection end and spaced apart a distance greater than or equal to an opening diameter in a junction box; and an antishort bush located in the connecting end of the body, retaining the spring in the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SIGMA ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vinayak Manohar Chavan, Yuvraj Totaram Khodape, Ashok Alilughatta Sathanarayana
  • Patent number: RE48086
    Abstract: A demodulator is provided for demodulating an amplitude-modulated input signal defined by a carrier signal having a carrier frequency modulated by a modulating signal, the demodulator including an amplifier stage having a gain and structured to receive the amplitude-modulated input signal, and a gain control stage coupled to the amplifier stage and configured to vary the gain of the amplifier stage according to the carrier frequency of the carrier signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: STMICROELECTRONICS S. R .L
    Inventors: Luciano Prandi, Carlo Caminada, Paolo Invernizzi
  • Patent number: RE48228
    Abstract: A first recess (102) of a lower substrate (100) is coated with conductive ink to form a first auxiliary electrode layer (104), a lower electrode pattern (105) is formed thereon by vacuum deposition, a second recess (202) of an upper substrate (200) is coated with the conductive ink to form a second auxiliary electrode layer (204), an upper electrode pattern (205) is formed thereon by vacuum deposition, the upper and lower substrates are bonded to each other with an electric element (300) interposed between the lower substrate (100) and the upper substrate (100), and the upper and lower substrates are cut at positions on the overlap portion of the first auxiliary electrode layer (104) and the lower electrode pattern (105) and the overlap portion of the second auxiliary electrode layer (204) and the upper electrode pattern (205) so as to expose the cut surfaces of the substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventor: Masatomo Matsui
  • Patent number: RE48231
    Abstract: A blower system, including a permanent magnet motor and a wind wheel. The permanent magnet motor includes a stator assembly, a rotor assembly, and a motor controller. The rotor assembly includes a salient pole rotor including a rotor core and magnets embedded in the rotor core. The motor controller includes a microprocessor, a frequency inverter, and a sensor unit. The sensor unit inputs a phase current or phase currents, a phase voltage, and a DC bus voltage into the microprocessor. The microprocessor outputs a signal to control the frequency inverter which is connected to a winding of the stator assembly. The ratio between an air gap of the motor and the thickness of the magnets ranges from 0.03 to 0.065, and the ratio between the length of a pole arc and the length of the magnets ranges from 0.8 to 1.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: ZHONGSHAN BROAD-OCEAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zheng Zhang, Jizhong Wang, Mingpan Pan, Yong Zhao, Yiqiao Zhou, Ronghua Bi
  • Patent number: RE48420
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a low resistance, low inductance device for high current semiconductor flip-chip products. A structure is produced, which comprises a semiconductor chip with metallization traces, copper lines in contact with the traces, and copper bumps located in an orderly and repetitive arrangement on each line so that the bumps of one line are positioned about midway between the corresponding bumps of the neighboring lines. A substrate is provided which has elongated copper leads with first and second surfaces, the leads oriented at right angles to the lines. The first surface of each lead is connected to the corresponding bumps of alternating lines using solder elements. Finally, the assembly is encapsulated in molding compound so that the second lead surfaces remain un-encapsulated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Texas Instruments Incorporated
    Inventors: Bernhard P. Lange, Anthony L. Coyle, Quang X. Mai
  • Patent number: RE48472
    Abstract: A choke includes a single-piece core entirely made of a same material, the single-piece core having two boards and a pillar located between the two boards, a winding space being located among the two boards and the pillar, wherein the pillar has a non-circular and non-rectangular cross section along a direction substantially perpendicular to an axial direction of the pillar, the cross section of the pillar has a first axis and a second axis intersecting with each other at a center of the cross section of the pillar and are substantially perpendicular with each other, the first axis is longer than the second axis, and the cross section of the pillar is substantially symmetrical to both of the first axis and the second axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: CYNTEC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsung-Chan Wu, Roger Hsieh, Yi-Min Huang, Lan-Chin Hsieh, Yu-Ching Kuo
  • Patent number: RE48588
    Abstract: A storage unit combining module capable of loading a plurality of storage units, and a storage unit moving suit having several storage unit combining modules and a related server apparatus are disclosed. The storage unit combining module includes a base, a circuit backboard and a signal adapter. The base has several positioning zones and an open zone. The circuit backboard includes a first section and a second section bent from each other. The circuit backboard further includes a plurality of connectors respectively disposed on the corresponding positioning zones. The signal adapter is disposed on the open zone and electrically connected to the second section. Two storage units are respectively loaded into two positioning zones on a right side of the base in a first inserting direction, and one storage unit is further loaded into a single positioning zone on a left side of the base in a second inserting direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Pei-Lin Huang, Kuen-Lin Lee, Yi-Shan Chen, Kuan-Hsun Lu
  • Patent number: RE49018
    Abstract: A charge pump for use in a Phase Locked Loop/Delay Locked Loop minimizes static phase error through the use of an operational amplifier. The operational amplifier also mitigates the effects of low power supply voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Mosaid Technologies Incorporated
    Inventor: Dieter Haerle
  • Patent number: RE49065
    Abstract: A liquid crystal panel assembly includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight module having at least one light emitting diode (LED) light source to irradiate light to the liquid crystal panel, and a housing which surrounds the liquid crystal panel and the backlight module. At least a portion of the housing adjacent to the at least one LED light source is formed of a thermal-conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-hyun Cho, Joon Kang