Patents Examined by Elvin G. Enad
  • Patent number: 10319514
    Abstract: A coil device comprising; a winding coil including Cu and having a winding part and an extension line part which is pulled out from said winding part, a pair of electrodes made of a conductive material having, a connecting wire part having a connecting wire face connected with the extension line part and a protective face sandwiching said extension line part with said connecting wire face, and a base part provided with a mounting base face at one of the faces of the base and connected to said connecting wire part, a magnetic part including a magnetic material and covering at least said winding part and said connecting wire part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuo Takagi, Kazuteru Kakizaki, Setu Tsuchida
  • Patent number: 10319510
    Abstract: A transformer may comprise a winding wrapped around a magnetic core, the winding having at least one winding portion extending between the magnetic core and the exterior of the winding in radial direction. The winding may comprise at least a first conductor and at least a second conductor, arranged radially adjacent to each other in each winding portion with the interposition of an insulating layer, wherein the first conductor is arranged radially inwardly with respect to the second conductor for part of each winding portion length, and radially outwardly with respect to the second conductor for another part of each winding portion length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: ABB SCHWEIZ AG
    Inventors: Rafael Murillo, Antonio Nogués Barrieras, Pilar Estella, Pedro Marqués Saldaña, Carlos Roy Martín, Lorena Cebrián Lles, Luis Sánchez
  • Patent number: 10319509
    Abstract: An embedded magnetic component device includes a magnetic core located in a cavity in an insulating substrate. An electrical winding includes inner and outer conductive connectors. An inner solid bonded joint boundary is located between first and second portions of the insulating substrate and extends between the cavity and the inner conductive connectors. An outer solid bonded joint boundary is located between the first and the second portions of the insulating substrate extends between the cavity and the outer conductive connectors. The minimum distance of the inner solid bonded joint boundary between any of the inner conductive connectors and the inner interior wall of the cavity is defined as D1, and the minimum distance of the outer solid bonded joint boundary between any of the outer conductive connectors and the outer interior wall of the cavity is defined as D2. D1 and D2 are about 0.4 mm or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Quinn Robert Kneller, Scott Andrew Parish, Justin Morgan
  • Patent number: 10319508
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a plurality of groups arrayed in a stacking direction, each including a first inductor conductor layer, a second inductor conductor layer, a connection conductor layer and a first insulator layer. In each group, the first insulator layer is provided between a first superposed portion of the first inductor conductor layer and a second superposed portion of the second inductor conductor layer. The connection conductor layer is provided at the same position as the first insulator layer in the stacking direction, and electrically connects the first non-superposed portion and the second non-superposed portion included in the same group to each other. Among two adjacent groups in the stacking direction, a second superposed portion included in a group on another side in the stacking direction and a first superposed portion included in a group on one side in the stacking direction are physically connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasushi Takeda
  • Patent number: 10312014
    Abstract: An inductor includes: a body having a coil including lead out portions disposed therein, and external electrodes connected to the lead out portions, at least partially disposed in the body, and exposed to a first surface of the body, thereby miniaturizing an inductor, securing Q characteristics, and improving inductance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Han Lee
  • Patent number: 10312013
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a coil component that includes a drum core having a winding core and first and second flange portions provided at opposite ends of the winding core; a wire wound around the winding core; terminal electrodes provided in the first and second flange portions, the terminal electrodes being connected to ends of the wire; and a magnetic top plate made of magnetic-powder containing resin in which soft magnetic metal powder having a flat shape is mixed in binder resin, the magnetic top plate being fixed to the first and second flange portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Kawasaki, Syun Ashizawa, Hirohumi Asou, Nobuo Takagi
  • Patent number: 10311839
    Abstract: In effect, the Sculptured Neck Guitar comprises of purposefully structured fret shapes depicting a three-dimensional pyramid or top half of a circle into the entire guitar neck; face, sides, and the back uniformly. This structure of frets allows drastically improved string bending and also affords multiple variations of string and fret contact points to achieve multiple pitches sounded from one originating fret. Each fret position is enabled to produce a myriad of pitches opening multiple dimensions of pitch options on any or every fret. These structural modifications alone enable the musician a myriad of mobility and multiple new playing techniques adding new sound options within every fret when played while also maintaining the standard functionality and traditional sounds the guitar offers. To simplify, the invention affords a musician the ability to produce multiple notes with one finger on one fret by dramatically bending one string.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Joshua Perin Soberg
  • Patent number: 10304615
    Abstract: A method of forming a power module located on a conductive substrate by providing power conversion circuitry. The method of providing the power conversion circuitry includes forming a magnetic device by placing a magnetic core proximate a conductive substrate with a surface thereof facing a conductive substrate, and placing a conductive clip proximate a surface of the magnetic core. The method of forming the magnetic device also includes electrically coupling ends of the conductive clip to the conductive substrate to cooperatively form a winding therewith about the magnetic core. The method of providing the power conversion circuitry also includes providing at least one switch on the conductive substrate. The method of forming the power module also includes depositing an encapsulant about the power conversion circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Enpirion, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashraf W. Lotfi, Mathew A. Wilkowski, Trifon M. Liakopoulos, John D. Weld
  • Patent number: 10304603
    Abstract: A magnetic laminating structure and process for preventing substrate bowing include multiple film stack segments that include a first magnetic layer, at least one additional magnetic layer, and a dielectric spacer disposed between the first and at least one additional magnetic layers. A dielectric isolation layer is intermediate magnetic layers and on the sidewalls thereof. The magnetic layers are characterized by defined tensile strength and the multiple segments function to relive the stress as the magnetic laminating structure is formed, wherein the cumulative thickness of the magnetic layers is greater than 1 micron. Also described are methods for forming the magnetic laminating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bruce B. Doris, Hariklia Deligianni, Eugene J. O'Sullivan, Naigang Wang
  • Patent number: 10304620
    Abstract: Disclosed is an inductor and a method of manufacturing the same. The inductor may include a core insulating layer, a coil including at least one coil pattern formed on an upper part of the core insulating layer, at least one coil pattern formed on a lower part of the core insulating layer, and a through via configured to electrically connect the at least one coil pattern on the upper part and the lower part, and an insulating layer formed on the upper part and the lower part of the core insulating layer, the insulating layer embedding the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong-Sam Lee, Youn-Soo Seo
  • Patent number: 10290414
    Abstract: A substrate includes a first dielectric layer, a magnetic core at least partially in the first dielectric layer, where the magnetic core comprises a first non-horizontal thin film magnetic (TFM) layer. The substrate also includes a first inductor that includes a plurality of first interconnects, where the first inductor is positioned in the substrate to at least partially surround the magnetic core. The magnetic core may further include a second non-horizontal thin film magnetic (TFM) layer. The magnetic core may further include a core layer. The magnetic core may further include a third thin film magnetic (TFM) layer, and a fourth thin film magnetic (TFM) layer that is substantially parallel to the third thin film magnetic (TFM) layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Changhan Hobie Yun, Mario Francisco Velez, Chengjie Zuo, Daeik Daniel Kim, David Francis Berdy, Je-Hsiung Jeffrey Lan, Jonghae Kim, Niranjan Sunil Mudakatte, Robert Paul Mikulka
  • Patent number: 10283251
    Abstract: A choke coil for a brake control device, includes: lead wires; a magnetic core; and a case housing the core. The case includes: a cylindrical core part around which the lead wires are wound; and a base part provided on an outer peripheral surface of the core part. End portions of the lead wires extend laterally from the core part, and holding portions configured to hold the end portions of the lead wires are formed on an outer surface of the base part on the opposite side to the core part side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignees: UENO CO., LTD., AUTOLIV NISSIN BRAKE SYSTEMS JAPAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sotaro Kanai, Motoyasu Nakamura, Sekihei Simozono, Tetsuo Kobori, Ryuichi Ueno, Yukio Sato
  • Patent number: 10276293
    Abstract: Traces, vias, or other conductive paths are formed on or through printed circuit boards or other insulating substrates to function as loops of an electromagnetic coil. The substrate itself insulates one side of each loop except at the inter-loop connection point, allowing the loops to be connected directly to each other. A ratio of trace width to depth may be selected to prevent or mitigate skin-effect losses at high operating frequencies. Nested sleeves on an insulated housing lengthen the surface distance between the coil and any nearby conductor such as an interior core or winding, presenting an effective obstacle to surface flashover between the coil and the nearby conductor. Optionally, field-shaping electrodes at the ends of the coil may discourage breakdown by reducing the electric field magnitude. Trace-based electromagnetic coils used as secondary windings in high-power transformers may be smaller than traditional wire-wound secondaries meeting similar voltage hold-off requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Kelton R. Clements, Timothy M. Fleeger
  • Patent number: 10276290
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a magnetic body containing internal coil parts, wherein the magnetic body includes a magnetic metal powder; a thermosetting resin; and a color coupler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Park, Ki Hyun Park, Kyu Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10276058
    Abstract: In one aspect, provided herein is a device for notating a musical composition. The device, in various implementations, is structured so as to be less laborious to notate, easier to read, and more simple to employ in notating, reading, and/or playing the music of a given composition to be composed and/or played. Accordingly, in its most basic form, the device herein disclosed includes a template, upon which template one or more symbols may be notated, where such notation is configured in a manner that more closely relates the note to be played with the mechanical action needed to be performed so as to play that note, such as on an instrument to be or being played.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Inventors: Giovanni Marradi, Thomas Cain
  • Patent number: 10269483
    Abstract: An electrical device for connection to a high-voltage system includes a magnetizable core, at least one winding which encloses a section of the core, a tank which is filled with insulating fluid and in which the core and each winding are disposed, and at least one pressing element, which is surrounded by insulating fluid, for generating a winding pressure. The pressing element is supported on the core and the winding. In order to adjust the winding pressure from the outside in a simple and cost-effective manner, the pressing element is provided as a drivable pressing element and is connected to an actuating unit. The actuating unit is configured to set the winding pressure which is generated by the pressing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Gernot Neumueller
  • Patent number: 10262791
    Abstract: A configuration for replacing a multi-phase transformer includes a plurality of single phase transformers each having a housing which is filled with an insulating fluid and in which a core with a high-voltage winding and a low-voltage winding is disposed. The configuration can be set up flexibly and also connected easily and conveniently to a supply network or consumer network by providing each housing with at least one cable connection and connecting each cable connection through a cable line to an outdoor connection which is air insulated, constructed for outdoor use and set up separately from the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Christian Ettl
  • Patent number: 10256032
    Abstract: An electronic component includes: a magnetic body; first and second internal coil parts embedded in the magnetic body to be spaced apart from each other and including coil conductors disposed on first and second support members; and a spacer part disposed between the first and second internal coil parts and suppressing mutual interference of magnetic fields generated by the first and second internal coil parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Dong Jin Jeong
  • Patent number: 10256026
    Abstract: A transformer component for setting an inductance and method for manufacturing a transformer component are disclosed. In an embodiment, the transformer component includes a first core part with a middle limb and a second core part with a middle limb, an end side of the middle limb of the first core part and an end side of the middle limb of the second core part being opposite one another. The first core part and the second core part respectively have a bearing area with a respective slope. A width of a gap between the end side of the middle limb of the first core part and the end side of the middle limb of the second core part depends on a position in which the bearing area of the first core part bears against the bearing area of the second core part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: EPCOS AG
    Inventors: Jürgen Frey, Matthias Haubner, Günter Feist
  • Patent number: 10256039
    Abstract: A coil electronic component includes: a coil part; an insulating layer covering the coil part; a magnetic body enclosing the coil part covered by the insulating layer; and an adhesive layer disposed between the insulating layer and the magnetic body to prevent chipping of the magnetic body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: You Na Kim, Moon Soo Park, Min Hee Kim, Jong Ho Lee