Patents by Inventor Nichola Charles

Nichola Charles has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240066588
    Abstract: A casting core used in the manufacture of a cast engine component for a turbine engine, the cast engine component having a first area, a second area, a fluid passage wall separating the first area and the second area, and a connecting fluid passage extending through the fluid passage wall and interconnecting the first area and the second area. The connecting fluid passage having a turn with a radius (R). The casting core having a first core and a second core. The first core and the second core being defined by a set of geometric characteristics having a first minimum equivalent diameter (D1eqmin) of the first core and a second minimum equivalent diameter (D2eqmin) of the second core. A first flexible geometry factor (FGF1) being equal to: ( D ? 1 eq ? min D ? 2 eq ? min ) ? ( R D ? 2 eq ? min ) .
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Daniel Endecott Osgood, Zachary Daniel Webster, Craig Alan Gonyou, Daniel Lee Durstock, Kevin R. Feldmann, Kirk Douglas Gallier, William C. Herman, Nicholas Charles Gentilli
  • Publication number: 20240066290
    Abstract: An apparatus includes an electrode configured to be implanted on or within a recipient's body. The electrode includes a first portion having a surface configured to be in electrical communication with the recipients body and a second portion integral with the first portion and in mechanical and electrical communication with the first portion. The electrode further includes a plurality of pores extending from the surface of the first portion to the second portion such that the first portion has a substantially non-uniform porosity along a direction from the surface to the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Nicholas Charles Pawsey, Jared Bergman
  • Patent number: 11911586
    Abstract: Disinfection cap includes housing comprising closed top, essentially cylindrical sidewall, and open bottom formed by the sidewall with opening to inner cavity within the housing for receiving tip including mating feature of needleless connector. Disinfection sponge can be configured within inner cavity, removable cover sealing opening to inner cavity to seal sponge within inner cavity prior to cap use. Inner cavity includes at least one thread on inner surface of its sidewall that does not correspond to the mating feature of needleless connector, but is sufficient to interlock with mating feature of needleless connector. Plurality of disinfection caps are disposed on strip of IV pole hanging device such that each cap can be peeled off the strip unsealed for immediate use, or separated from the strip sealed for later use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Kevin M. Ryan, Nichola Charles
  • Patent number: 11912357
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for influential control over a driver's operation of a vehicle's steering wheel. Upon issuing an autonomous control signal to control motive operation of the vehicle, an autonomous control system of the vehicle may reinforce or influence the application of the autonomous control signal by inducing or cuing to induce the driver's hand(s) to turn the vehicle's steering wheel in a particular direction or by a particular amount/with a particular level of torque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Toyota Research Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Manuel Ludwig Kuehner, Nicholas Charles Fishwick
  • Publication number: 20240058601
    Abstract: A method, including providing an electrical current to an electrode contact located in a cochlea of a human to evoke a hearing percept, and managing flow of perilymph located inside the cochlea locally to the electrode contact while the current is provided to the electrode contact. In an exemplary embodiment, the management is executed using a seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Peter Raymond SIBARY, Nicholas Charles PAWSEY
  • Patent number: 11895906
    Abstract: A method for producing a perovskite material photovoltaic device, the method comprising: depositing a layer comprising a fullerene or fullerene derivative on a perovskite material; depositing a cross-linking agent on the perovskite material or the layer comprising the fullerene or fullerene derivative, wherein the cross-linking agent comprises a silane, wherein the silane is a halosilyalkane; and depositing one or more polymers on the perovskite material or the layer comprising the fullerene or fullerene derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: CubicPV Inc.
    Inventors: Michael David Irwin, Kamil Mielczarek, Nicholas Charles Anderson
  • Publication number: 20240023698
    Abstract: The Invention is a load bearing Waist-Belt with two types of independent adjustment straps that change the shape and dimensions of the Waist-Belt to conform to the individual body shape of the wearer, and improve weight transference to the hips.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2022
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventor: Nicholas Charles Fishwick
  • Publication number: 20230398365
    Abstract: A method includes providing an electrode configured to be implanted within a body portion of a recipient in tissue at a target implantation location, the electrode comprising a screw portion. The method further includes driving the screw portion into the tissue at the target implantation location, monitoring at least one signal indicative of insertion of the screw portion into the tissue, and stopping the driving in response to the at least one signal being indicative of a predetermined insertion of the screw portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Inventors: Peter Gibson, Nicholas Charles Kendall Pawsey, Paul Michael Carter
  • Patent number: 11834453
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds of Formula (I): and enantiomers thereof, and to pharmaceutically acceptable salts of Formula (I) and said enantiomers, wherein L1, L2, R1, R2, R3 and n are as defined herein. The invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds and salts, and to methods and uses of such compounds, salts and compositions for the treatment of abnormal cell growth, including cancer, in a subject in need thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Array BioPharma Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Laurence Boys, Bryan Daniel Ellis, John Joseph Gaudino, Erik James Hicken, Ellen Ruth Laird, Nicholas Charles Lazzara, Bradley Jon Newhouse, Spencer Phillip Pajk
  • Publication number: 20230381497
    Abstract: Presented herein are dual-function surgical tools for insertion of implantable stimulating assemblies, such as intra-cochlear stimulating assemblies. In addition to facilitating intra-operative positioning of a stimulating assembly within a recipient (e.g., operating to guide the stimulating assembly of an implantable medical device into position), the surgical tool also includes a plurality of electrodes configured to apply an electroporation electrical field to a recipient's nerve cells to enable introduction of treatment substance into the nerve cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Inventors: Richard Bruce Murphy, Nicholas Charles Kendall Pawsey
  • Publication number: 20230368112
    Abstract: A system for implementing a trial a field is provided. In an embodiment, the system is configured to generate a trial recommendation for a field and, based on field data for the field, compute a yield probabilities for the field. The system is also configured to generate a plurality of outcome-based values for the field based on the yield probabilities, compute crop values for each of the outcome-based values and a bushel per acre value, and cause display of an interface that dynamically displays each of the plurality of outcome-based values for the field based on a selected bushel per acre value. The system is further configured to receive user input changing a position of an interactive sliding widget in the interface, to change the bushel per acre value, and in response, compute a crop value for each of the outcome-based values based on the changed bushel per acre value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Inventors: Christina Bogdan, Jason Kendrick Bull, Nicholas Charles Cizek, Tonya Ehlmann, Morrison Jacobs, Moslem Ladoni, Hunter Merrill, Timothy Reich, Brandon Rinkenberger, Aaron E. Robinson, Thomas Gene Ruff, Doug Sauder, Allan Trapp, Daniel Williams
  • Publication number: 20230321849
    Abstract: A soft-robotic grasper includes a plurality of elongated, entangling filaments having a length-to-thickness ratio of at least 20. The grasper can comprise a manifold that includes an inlet port and a plurality of outlet ports in fluid communication with the outlet ports, wherein each elongated filament is coupled in fluidic communication with a respective outlet port of the manifold, wherein each elongated filament defines an interior hollow channel into which a pressurized fluid can be pumped through the respective outlet port with which it is coupled, wherein each elongated filament is mechanically programmed to undergo a curling displacement when pressurized fluid is pumped into its interior hollow channel, and wherein the elongated filaments are spaced and configured to entangle with one another when displaced via the pumping of the pressurized fluid into the interior hollow channels of the elongated filaments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Inventors: Robert J. Wood, Kaitlyn Becker, Nicholas Charles, Clark Teeple, Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan
  • Publication number: 20230271848
    Abstract: A metal oxide nanoparticle comprises a metal oxide core of formula M2O5, wherein M is tantalum (V) or niobium (V) and alkylsiloxane ligands bonded to the metal oxide core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Inventors: Michael David Irwin, Marissa Lynn Higgins, Nicholas Charles Anderson
  • Patent number: 11738193
    Abstract: A method, including providing an electrical current to an electrode contact located in a cochlea of a human to evoke a hearing percept, and managing flow of perilymph located inside the cochlea locally to the electrode contact while the current is provided to the electrode contact. In an exemplary embodiment, the management is executed using a seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Cochlear Limited
    Inventors: Peter Raymond Sibary, Nicholas Charles Pawsey
  • Publication number: 20230249199
    Abstract: Valve assembly for agricultural spraying, related apparatus, related systems, and related methods. In accordance with an example, a valve assembly for agricultural spraying, the valve assembly includes a top valve, a bottom valve, and a fluid conduit. The top valve includes an air inlet, an air outlet, a top liquid inlet, and a top liquid outlet. The top valve provides fluid communication therethrough in at least two states. The bottom valve includes a bottom liquid inlet, a bottom liquid outlet, a discharge outlet, and a drain outlet. The bottom valve provides fluid communication therethrough in at least three states. The fluid conduit in fluid communication with the top liquid outlet and the bottom liquid inlet. The top valve and the bottom valve are in fluid communication via the fluid conduit. When the top valve is in the first state, the bottom valve is in the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Inventors: Matthew James-Donovan Grieshop, Mark Allen Ledebuhr, Nicholas Charles Tipper
  • Publication number: 20230226347
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a container and a medical device configured to be implanted on or within the recipient's body. The medical device is contained within a sealed region of the container prior to implantation of the medical device. The medical device includes at least one housing containing circuitry and a plurality of signal ports spaced from the at least one housing. The plurality of signal ports is configured to be in communication with a portion of the recipient's body. The medical device further includes an elongate assembly extending from the at least one housing and configured to transmit signals between the circuitry and the plurality of signal ports. The assembly has at least one portion having a shape while the medical device is within the sealed region, the shape including at least one loop and/or a plurality of serpentine turns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Nicholas Charles Pawsey, Shahram Manouchehri
  • Publication number: 20230229079
    Abstract: There are provided a photosensitive resin composition, a cured product thereof, and a wiring structure body, an electronic component, a semiconductor device, and a camera module each including the cured product. This photosensitive resin composition is cured by irradiation with active energy rays, instead of by heat treatment at high temperatures. In this photosensitive resin composition, film loss after a development process is restrained. Furthermore, a miniaturized pattern can be accurately formed by photolithography. An aspect of the present invention is a photosensitive resin composition including components (A) to (C): (A) a modified polyphenylene ether represented by formula (1) and formula (2), (B) a silsesquioxane compound represented by formula (3), and (C) a photopolymerization initiator, a cured product thereof, and a wiring structure body, an electronic component, a semiconductor device, and a camera module each including the cured product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Pawel CZUBAROW, Masayoshi OTOMO, Irma Yolanda KAPOGLIS, Nicholas Charles KRASCO, Frank Anthony LETIZIA, III, Toshiyuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20230206352
    Abstract: A system for implementing a trial in one or more fields is provided. In an embodiment, a agricultural intelligence computing system receives field data for a plurality of agricultural fields. Based, at least in part, on the field data for the plurality of agricultural fields, the agricultural intelligence computing system identifies one or more target agricultural fields. The agricultural intelligence computing system sends, to a field manager computing device associated with the one or more target agricultural fields, a trial participation request. The server receives data indicating acceptance of the trial participation request from the field manager computing device. The server determines one or more locations on the one or more target agricultural fields for implementing a trial and sends data identifying the one or more locations to the field manager computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Inventors: Jason Kendrick BULL, Nicholas Charles CIZEK, Brandon RINKENBERGER, Thomas Gene RUFF, Doug SAUDER
  • Patent number: 11685666
    Abstract: A metal oxide nanoparticle comprises a metal oxide core of formula M2O5, wherein M is tantalum (V) or niobium (V) and alkylsiloxane ligands bonded to the metal oxide core. The alkylsiloxane ligands are selected from the group consisting of isobutylsiloxane, allylsiloxane, vinylsiloxane, n-propyl siloxane, n-butylsiloxane, sec-butyl siloxane, tert-butyl siloxane, phenylsiloxane, n-octylsiloxane, isooctylsiloxane n-dodecyl siloxane, 4 -(trimethyl silyl)phenylsiloxane, para-tolylsiloxane, 4-fluorophenyl siloxane, 4 -chlorophenyl siloxane, 4-bromophenyl siloxane, 4-iodophenylsiloxane, 4-cyanophenyl siloxane, benzylsiloxane, methylsiloxane, ethylsiloxane, 4-(trifluoromethyl)phenylsiloxane, 4 -ammoniumbutylsiloxane, and any combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: CubicPV Inc.
    Inventors: Michael David Irwin, Marissa Lynn Higgins, Nicholas Charles Anderson
  • Patent number: 11668841
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for processing of GNSS signals are presented. These include GNSS processing with obtaining GNSS data derived from signals received at a rover antenna, obtaining correction data, maintaining a time sequence of at least one rover position and at least one rover position difference with associated time tags, using the time sequence to determine at least one derived rover position by, starting from a position determined using corrections synchronous with rover data as an anchor position at a time tag, deriving a new anchor position for the time tag of the anchor position and at least one other estimated rover position at the time tag of the anchor position, and/or reporting the new anchor position and/or a new derived rover position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: Trimble Inc.
    Inventors: Ulrich Vollath, Nicholas Charles Talbot, Markus Glocker, Xiaoming Chen, Rodrigo Leandro