Composite Web Or Sheet Patents (Class 428/137)
  • Patent number: 11026850
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric for an outer sheet of an absorbent article has a liquid-impermeable sheet having moisture vapor permeability, the nonwoven fabric having a thickness direction and a planar direction, and a first surface and a second surface, the nonwoven fabric including thermoplastic resin fibers, and cellulosic fibers that are cellulosic fibers of which at least a portion form a plurality of fiber masses, the nonwoven fabric comprising a plurality of gaps that are adjacent to first regions of each of the plurality of fiber masses that are facing the first surface, wherein each of the plurality of fiber masses are not joined with the thermoplastic resin fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: UNICHARM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Miyama, Satoru Sakaguchi, Masashi Uda
  • Patent number: 11023988
    Abstract: A process for triggering and propagating a covert mode status change includes maintaining one or more first devices having externally-perceivable outputs in a covert state in which one or more indications of law enforcement activity are caused to be hidden or inactivated. In response to subsequently detecting a covert mode status change trigger, causing the one or more externally-perceivable outputs to switch from the covert state to the non-covert state when the covert mode status change trigger is detected and causing, by the computing device, the one or more externally-perceivable outputs to switch from the non-covert state to the covert state when the covert mode status change trigger is detected and transmitting via one or more networks a covert mode status change trigger message to a second computing device maintaining one or more second devices having second externally-perceivable outputs to switch from the covert state to the non-covert state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Marek G. Stochel, Adrian Stanislaw Dybczak, Maciej Bartlomiej Fabis, Miroslaw Gwizdz, Wojciech Jan Kucharski, Dawid Przybylski, Gregorz Adam Szurek, Witold Wachala
  • Patent number: 11015807
    Abstract: A combustor heat shield comprises a panel body having a front surface and a back surface. The back surface has sealing rails extending therefrom and defining a serpentine cooling path on the back surface of the panel body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP.
    Inventor: Si-Man Amy Lao
  • Patent number: 11006516
    Abstract: A glass wiring board is provided with an analog duplexer including an inductor and a capacitor, and includes: a core wiring board provided with the coil-shaped inductor having through electrodes and wiring patterns provided in a glass substrate via an inorganic adhesive layer, and with a land pattern connected to an outer layer; the capacitor having a structure with a dielectric layer sandwiched between upper and lower electrode patterns on an insulating resin layer covering the core wiring board; and a wiring pattern for connecting to an external component such as an external substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koji Imayoshi
  • Patent number: 10987855
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a screen protector assembly and a screen protector applicator comprising a screen protector assembly and an applicator tray, the screen protector assembly comprising a cover layer, a screen protector layer and a retention layer, wherein: the cover layer is bonded on a first side of the screen protector layer by a first glue layer provided on the screen protector layer; the retention layer is bonded on a second side of the screen protector by a second glue layer provided on the retention layer; and an interlayer is provided between the retention layer and the screen protector layer. The screen protector applicator has a simple structure, and can store and protect the screen protector assembly before application of the screen protector layer to the screen. In the process of screen protector application, the operation method is simple and convenient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Inventor: Ping Zhang
  • Patent number: 10981367
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an applicator device for applying a protective covering for an electronic device, comprising: a plate, a back piece and an opening on a top surface of the plate; wherein the opening is sized to fit around a raised section of an electronic device; wherein the opening and the back piece forms a chamber to allow the protective covering for a raised section of the electronic device to fit inside; wherein a depth of the chamber is greater than a depth of the protective covering. Disclosed herein is a method of using the applicator device, comprising removing a top sheet from the applicator device, aligning a perimeter of the opening to a perimeter of the raised section for allowing the protective covering to align and cover the raised section, exerting a pressure to release the protective covering from the back piece so that the protective covering is adherent to the raised section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventor: Ping Zhang
  • Patent number: 10973705
    Abstract: A patterned apertured web includes a plurality of first arrays forming a first zone in the patterned apertured web. At least some of the first arrays include a first plurality of land areas and a first plurality of apertures. At least some of the first plurality of land areas surround at least some of the first plurality of apertures. The first plurality of apertures of the first zone have a plurality of Interaperture Distances, according to the Aperture Test. The Interaperture Distances of the first zone have a first distribution having a first mean and a first median. The first mean is greater than the first median by at least 4%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Timothy Ian Mullane, Kelyn Anne Arora, Jill Marlene Orr, Donald Carroll Roe, Jennifer Schutte, John Brian Strube, Ann Cecilia Tapp, Rachael Eden Walther, Amanda Margaret Bicking, Jennifer Lynn Dusold, Margaret Elizabeth Porter
  • Patent number: 10976663
    Abstract: A photosensitive composition contains a polysiloxane compound, a photoacid generator, a coloring agent and a solvent. A content of the coloring agent with respect to a total solid content of the composition is 5% by weight or more. The polysiloxane compound contains a cyclic polysiloxane structure and a cationically polymerizable functional group. The polysiloxane compound may further have an alkali-soluble functional group. A content of the polysiloxane compound with respect to the total solid content of the composition is preferably 20-80% by weight. The photosensitive composition is used, for example, in formation of a colored pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirofumi Inari, Susumu Amano, Aki Kitajima, Yoshikatsu Ichiryu, Masahito Ide, Takao Manabe
  • Patent number: 10971374
    Abstract: A semi-insulating compound semiconductor substrate includes a semi-insulating compound semiconductor, the semi-insulating compound semiconductor substrate being configured such that, on a major plane having a plane orientation of (100), a standard deviation/average value of specific resistance measured at intervals of 0.1 mm along equivalent four directions in a <110> direction from a center of the major plane, and a standard deviation/average value of specific resistance measured at intervals of 0.1 mm along equivalent four directions in a <100> direction from the center of the major plane are each not more than 0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Katsushi Hashio, Kazuaki Konoike, Takuya Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 10961979
    Abstract: A component for a wind turbine blade is described having a reinforced through-going aperture. The reinforcement can be provide by way of a fibre rope arranged around the periphery of the aperture, or as fibre material arranged in a radially-extending arrangement from the aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: LM WP PATENT HOLDING A/S
    Inventors: Jesper Hasselbalch Garm, Michael Wenani Nielsen, Peter Quiring, Kildegaard Casper
  • Patent number: 10883010
    Abstract: An ink jet liquid composition contains an organic solvent, a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator, and a polyether-modified siloxane compound having a weight-average molecular weight of 3,000 or more, and the content of the organic solvent is 40% by mass or more and 90% by mass or less with respect to the total mass of the composition. In addition, an ink jet recording method using the ink jet liquid composition is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Fujii, Tsutomu Umebayashi, Toshihiro Kamada
  • Patent number: 10863632
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display device that include: a display panel that includes a display area and a peripheral area that is provided at the periphery of an edge of the display area; a window that is provided on one side of the display panel to protect the display panel; and an adhesive film that is provided between the display panel and the window to bond the display panel and the window to each other, wherein the adhesive film in an area that corresponds to the peripheral area and the adhesive film in an area that corresponds to the display area have different properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventor: Chui Hyun Choi
  • Patent number: 10849797
    Abstract: In order to prevent degradation of appearance, prevent a decrease in flexibility, and improve non-elasticity in a non-stretchable region in an elastic film stretchable structure, the invention is characterized by having an elastic film stretchable structure (20X) formed by stacking an elastic film (30) between a first sheet layer (20A) and a second sheet layer (20B), wherein a region having the elastic film stretchable structure (20X) includes a non-stretchable region (70) and a stretchable region (80) provided at least at one side of the non-stretchable region (70) in a stretching and contracting direction, the stretchable region (80) being stretchable in the stretching and contracting direction, the first sheet layer (20A) and the second sheet layer (20B) are joined via through holes (31) penetrating the elastic film (30) at the large number of sheet bond portions (40) arranged at intervals, and the non-stretchable region (70) does not have a section in which the elastic film (30) linearly continues along t
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Daio Paper Corporation
    Inventor: Syunsuke Sakai
  • Patent number: 10843435
    Abstract: A breathable and waterproof composite cloth includes a fabric and a waterproof plastic film bonded to the fabric. The fabric has opposite first and second surfaces, and a plurality of micropores and raised portions. The waterproof plastic film has opposite inner and outer surfaces, and a plurality of spaced-apart first and second hollow protrusions. Each of the first hollow protrusions extends through a corresponding one of the micropores. A portion of the second hollow protrusions are respectively interposed between two adjacent ones of the raised portions. The first and second hollow protrusions respectively define first and second ventilating passages extending through the inner and outer surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Cheng Huang, Pao-Hao Huang, Pao-Han Huang
  • Patent number: 10792199
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides substrates and laminates for absorbent articles and absorbent articles comprising the substrates or laminates. The substrates and laminates may have three-dimensional elements, land areas, and increased permeability regions intermediate at least some of the land areas and at least some of the three-dimensional elements. The increased permeability regions may be positioned adjacent to the three-dimensional elements. The land areas may have a first basis weight and the increased permeability regions may have a second basis weight. The first basis weight may be greater than the second basis weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kelyn A. Arora, John L. Hammons, Donna R. Hill
  • Patent number: 10760327
    Abstract: An insulating glazing includes at least two substantially parallel glass sheets, which are spaced apart by at least one air- or gas-filled cavity forming a cavity internal to the glazing, a spacer, which is arranged at a periphery of the glass sheets and which keeps the two glass sheets spaced apart, and an adhesive bonding system arranged to fasten the spacer to each glass sheet via two of opposite fastening faces of the spacer, wherein the spacer includes, at least for one side of the glazing, a mirror-function reflective surface on an internal face of the spacer facing the internal cavity of the glazing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Erwan Baquet, Romain Decourcelle, Edouard Jonville
  • Patent number: 10725069
    Abstract: The terminals of a device under test (DUT) are temporarily electrically connected to corresponding contact pads on a load board by a series of electrically conductive pin pairs. The pin pairs are protected against damage from balls on a DUT by a protective ball guide which includes recesses for receiving part of the ball but prevents the ball from driving the pins beyond a limited range. The ball guide provides fine alignment horizontally and vertically enabling stable electrical performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: JOHNSTECH INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: John Nelson, Ranauld Perez, Jeffrey Sherry, Michael Andres, David Johnson
  • Patent number: 10683396
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition and an article prepared by applying the composition to paper. The composition comprises an aqueous dispersion of acrylic or styrene acrylic polymer particles having a hard phase and a soft phase, wherein both phases comprise structural units of an specific acid monomer. The composition further includes sub-stoichiometric levels of a Zn++ or Zr++++ with respect to the carboxylic acid groups. The composition is useful as imparting block and tack resistance as a coating on paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Bryan L. McCulloch, John A. Roper, III, Kaitlin Rosen
  • Patent number: 10653196
    Abstract: An intelligent fabric includes: a base layer with vent holes, a thermal insulation layer on the base layer and capable of being moved relative to the base layer, an instruction generator configured to generate a switch instruction, and a controller connected to the instruction generator and the thermal insulation layer, and configured to control the thermal insulation layer to be moved relative to the base layer in accordance with the switch instruction, so as to switch the thermal insulation layer between a state where the thermal insulation layer covers the vent holes completely and a state where the thermal insulation layer does not cover the vent holes, or among the state where the thermal insulation layer covers the vent holes completely, a state where the thermal insulation layer partially covers the vent holes, and the state where the thermal insulation layer does not cover the vent holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shijun Wang, Wenbo Jiang, Yanna Xue, Yue Li, Zhiying Bao, Wenjun Xiao, Zhenhua Lv, Yong Zhang
  • Patent number: 10636679
    Abstract: A device comprises a substrate and an adhesive nanoparticle layer patterned into zones of electrical conductance and insulation on top of the substrate surface. A diffusion region adjoining the surface comprises an admixture of the nanoparticles in the substrate material. When the nanoparticle layer is patterned from originally all-conductive nanoparticles, the insulating zones are created by selective oxidation; when the nanoparticle layer is patterned from originally all-non-conductive nanoparticles, the conductive zones are created by depositing selectively a volatile reducing agent. A package of insulating material is in touch with the nanoparticle layer and fills any voids in the nanoparticle layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Benjamin Stassen Cook, Yong Lin
  • Patent number: 10600963
    Abstract: A metal plate for manufacturing a deposition mask with reduced variation in dimension of through-holes wherein an average value of plate thicknesses of the metal plate in a longitudinal direction is within a ±3% range around a predetermined value. When an average value of the plate thicknesses of the metal plate in the longitudinal direction is represented as A, and a value obtained by multiplying a standard deviation of the plate thicknesses of the metal plate in the longitudinal direction by 3 is represented as B, (B/A)×100 (%) is ?5%. When a value obtained by multiplying a standard deviation of the plate thicknesses of the metal plate in the width direction by 3 is represented as C, and a value of a plate thickness of the metal plate at a central portion in the width direction is represented as X, (C/X)×100(%) is ?3%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chikao Ikenaga
  • Patent number: 10525658
    Abstract: A method for producing a mesh including a resin mesh main body, and a resin reinforcing member configured to reinforce the mesh main body includes: a step of forming a plurality of through-holes using a laser beam in a mesh formation region of a first film material made of resin; a step of forming an opening portion in a second film material made of resin; a step of layering the first film material and the second film material so that the mesh formation region and the opening portion are arranged at positions that conform to each other; and a step of joining the first film material and the second film material to each other through laser welding at a portion surrounding the opening portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignees: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Hirono, Yuka Tanioka, Junji Kawamoto, Makoto Tabata, Akio Sumiya
  • Patent number: 10522444
    Abstract: A surface treatment and an apparatus for semiconductor packaging are provided. In an embodiment, a surface of a conductive layer is treated to create a roughened surface. In one example, nanowires are formed on a surface of the conductive layer. In the case of a copper conductive layer, the nanowires may include a CuO layer. In another example, a complex compound is formed on a surface of the conductive layer. The complex compound may be formed using, for example, thiol and trimethyl phosphite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Horng Chang, Jie-Cheng Deng, Tin-Hao Kuo, Ying-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10502884
    Abstract: The invention discloses a light guide plate, a manufacturing method thereof, a backlight module and a display device. The light guide plate comprises a main body, a transparent material layer is arranged on a surface of the main body, and a scattering structure is arranged in the transparent material layer. The scattering structure can change the outgoing direction of first light entering the scattering structure, so that the first light has different outgoing directions, and thus a display panel can achieve normal display even in a dark environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guangkui Qin, Xinxing Wang, Ming Zhu
  • Patent number: 10488691
    Abstract: An input detection device includes a substrate, and a plurality of detection electrodes that are disposed on a plane parallel to the substrate. The detection electrode includes a plurality of first conductive wires along a first direction, and a plurality of opening portions disposed between the first conductive wires. The first conductive wire includes a first wide portion, and a first narrow portion with a width smaller than a width of the first wide portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yuzo Kanari
  • Patent number: 10439170
    Abstract: A multi-layer mask includes a metal frame, at least a first metal foil and at least a second foil. The first metal foil is fixed in the metal frame and includes plural first opening areas. The second foil is superimposed on the first metal foil and fixed in the metal frame. The second foil includes plural second opening areas and at least a honeycomb structure, and each second opening area is composed of plural second opening areas. When the second foil is superimposed on the first metal foil, the second opening area is superimposed on the first opening area, and the honeycomb structure is not superimposed on the first opening area. The multi-layer mask of this disclosure improves the deformation or crack of the image opening with a small spacing and achieves a high production yield of high-resolution OLED panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Inventor: I-Yi Lin
  • Patent number: 10426205
    Abstract: An intelligent fabric includes: a base layer provided with vent holes and a thermal insulation layer arranged on the base layer and moved relative to the base layer; a temperature sensor configured to detect temperature information; and a controller connected to the temperature sensor and the thermal insulation layer, and configured to control the thermal insulation layer to be moved relative to the base layer in accordance with the temperature information detected by the temperature sensor, to switch the thermal insulation layer between a state where the thermal insulation layer covers the vent holes completely and a state where the thermal insulation layer does not cover the vent holes, or among the above two states and a state where the thermal insulation layer covers a portion of the vent holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhenhua Lv, Shijun Wang, Lei Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Hailin Xue, Wenbo Jiang, Yue Li
  • Patent number: 10427386
    Abstract: The present invention provides a semi-product made of a prepreg, a three-dimensional preform and an overmolded part. More particularly, the present invention provides a semi-product made of a prepreg, including at least a first prepreg layer and a second prepreg layer, characterized in that a magnetic material layer is laid between the first prepreg layer and the second prepreg layer. Since the magnetic material layer is added between the prepreg layers, the produced semi-product, when being made into a three-dimensional preform and further into an overmolded part, can be well supported and positioned due to attraction to the magnetic material layer by the magnet on the die, and therefore be precisely shaped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Compagnie Plastic Omnium
    Inventors: Jean-Yves Demange, Richard Herault
  • Patent number: 10384417
    Abstract: It comprises: a film made of a resin in which an aperture pattern is formed, the aperture pattern passing through the film, the aperture being with a shape and dimension corresponding to the thin-film pattern in a pre-established region for formation of the thin-film pattern on the substrate; and a metal member that has an aperture part opposite the aperture pattern with a shape and dimension larger than the aperture pattern, the metal member being provided as a thin sheet in intimate contact with one surface of the film on an outside part of the aperture pattern of the film. The film is mutually distanced and distributed, at a position where the film does not overlap the aperture pattern, into a plurality of divided parts on one surface of the metal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Ochi, Shinichi Kawato, Kazuki Matsunaga, Yuhki Kobayashi, Katsuhiro Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 10373727
    Abstract: A prepreg mica tape includes: a backing material (3); a boron nitride-containing layer (1) that is provided on or above one surface of the backing material (3) and that includes a boron nitride particle (5) and a first resin (4); and a mica-containing layer (2) that is provided on or above the surface of the backing material (3) on which the boron nitride-containing layer (1) is provided and that includes mica (6) and a second resin (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD
    Inventors: Shihui Song, Takaya Yamamoto, Yoshitaka Takezawa
  • Patent number: 10350854
    Abstract: The invention relates to a functional protective material, in particular having a protective function with respect to chemical poisons and/or biological toxins and/or chemical and/or biological hazardous materials, such as warfare agents, wherein the functional protective material has a multi-layer structure that comprises a planar, in particular textile, substrate material and a membrane that is associated with the substrate material, in particular connected to the substrate material, wherein the membrane in itself is permeable to air and water vapor and therefore is provided with a plurality of micropores preferably distributed substantially evenly over the membrane surface. According to the invention, an operating parameter of the membrane can be changed in such a way that the membrane assumes two different operating states, wherein in the first operating state the micropores of the membrane are open and in the second operating state, the micropores of the membrane are at least predominantly closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Blücher GmbH
    Inventors: Frederic Ameil, Jürgen Gerl, Alicja Surowiec, Hasso Von Blücher
  • Patent number: 10322434
    Abstract: Provided are a heat insulation sheet and a method for manufacturing the same. The heat insulation sheet includes: a nonwoven fabric having a plurality of pores; and first and second coating films which are coated on both sides of the nonwoven fabric and made of a polymer material, wherein the plurality of pores are implemented as air pockets for thermal capture by the first and second coating films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: AMOGREENTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Song Hee Koo
  • Patent number: 10258898
    Abstract: An adhesive strip includes an array of apertures that provides additional retention of interlocking bricks. The adhesive strip can include a carrier material. The carrier material can include a plurality of evenly spaced and evenly sized apertures in an array of at least two columns by two rows. The carrier material can include a first carrier material side. The carrier material can include a second carrier material side on an opposite side of the carrier material from the first carrier material side. The adhesive strip can include a pressure-sensitive adhesive coating arranged on the first carrier material side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Inventor: Mary-Claudette Dombrowski
  • Patent number: 10243015
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a photosensor array integrated circuit includes forming an isolation trench by a method comprising depositing a hard mask layer on a [110]-oriented single-crystal silicon substrate wafer, depositing, exposing, and developing a photoresist on the hard mask layer to define photoresist openings of locations for the trenches, dry plasma etching through the photoresist openings to form openings in the hard mask layer of locations for the trenches, and performing an anisotropic wet etch through the openings in the hard mask layer. In particular embodiments, the trenches are lined with P-type silicon, a silicon dioxide dielectric, and an additional oxide layer before being filled with tungsten.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Xin Wang, Dajiang Yang, Siguang Ma, Duli Mao, Dyson H. Tai
  • Patent number: 10226908
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nonwoven composite comprising an elastic film bonded to a nonwoven web at a plurality of strategic, geometric bond points to provide a tactile pattern, enhanced breathability and comfort to the end user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: David A. Palzewicz, Steven W. Fitting
  • Patent number: 10206512
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a honeycomb-structured sitting cushion comprising: a lower seat in which first through holes, which are vertical holes having a regular hexagonal cross-section, are formed and the first through holes, spaced at predetermined intervals from each other by first partitions, are consecutively formed in x-axial and y-axial directions; and an upper seat which is formed on the lower seat, and in which second through holes, which are vertical holes having a regular hexagonal cross-section larger than that of the first through holes, are formed, and the second through holes, spaced at predetermined intervals from each other by second partitions having a thickness (T2) smaller than the thickness (T1) of the first partitions, are consecutively formed in x-axial and y-axial directions, wherein the centers of the first through holes and the first partitions are aligned with the centers of the second through holes and the second partitions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignees: BULLSONE CO., LTD., CAREMATE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Young-Jin Kim, Byoung-Jun Seo, He-Goun Yoon
  • Patent number: 10202869
    Abstract: A fairing assembly for a gas turbine engine includes an inner fairing platform; an outer fairing platform located radially outward of the inner fairing platform; a plurality of vanes radially outward from the inner fairing platform between the inner fairing platform and outer fairing platform; a mount located on a radially outer side of the outer fairing platform, the mount attached to the outer fairing platform on the radially outer side; and a link that includes an elongated member with a first end and an opposite second end, the first end configured to fit within the mount and define a pivot axis of the link with respect to the mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventor: Hoyt Y. Chang
  • Patent number: 10190316
    Abstract: A shingle patch for repairing damaged asphalt shingles including a base member having a notched portion or a thin sheet of material associated with one end thereof for sliding under the existing shingle located immediately above the damaged shingle, a sealant covering at least a portion of the notched portion or thin sheet of material and the bottom surface of the base member for attaching the base member to the damaged shingle, and color granules associated with at least a portion of the top surface of the base member. A nail may be embedded in the base member to further secure the shingle patch to a damaged shingle. An additional two-piece shingle patch is provided wherein the base member is further separated into two separate parts, an upper base member and a lower base member, the lower base member including the notched portion or a thin sheet of material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Inventor: Thomas R. Mathieson
  • Patent number: 10173364
    Abstract: A blade of a cutting tool is stuck into a medium adhered on a support member and is stopped in a state in which a blade edge is positioned between upper and lower surfaces of the medium. A cut line is formed in the medium by the support member and the cutting tool being moved. The blade is pulled out from the medium. An embossing tool is pressed against a position along the cut line of the medium. A continuous recess extending along the cut line is formed in the medium by the support member and the embossing tool being moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Graphtec Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Oka, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Tsutomu Ohira
  • Patent number: 10143975
    Abstract: Disclosed are a graphene membrane and a method for manufacturing the same. The graphene membrane includes a graphene layer having a porous pattern including a plurality of pores having a size of 5 to 100 nm and a supporter configured to support the graphene layer and including a plurality of pores having a greater size than the pores of the graphene layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Changho Lee, Jeongil Kye, Hyung Gyu Park, Roman M. Wyss
  • Patent number: 10137630
    Abstract: A blade of a cutting tool is stuck into a medium adhered on a support member and is stopped in a state in which a blade edge is positioned between upper and lower surfaces of the medium. A cut line is formed in the medium by the support member and the cutting tool being moved. The blade is pulled out from the medium. An embossing tool is pressed against a position along the cut line of the medium. A continuous recess extending along the cut line is formed in the medium by the support member and the embossing tool being moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Graphtec Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Oka, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Tsutomu Ohira
  • Patent number: 10080639
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a prosthesis (1) for the repair of an inguinal hernia, which prosthesis (1) is intended to be implanted by a posterior or open laparoscopic route and comprises: an openworked textile (2) made of biocompatible material, comprising a first face (2a) intended to be placed facing the biological tissues of the inguinal region, and a second face (2b) arranged opposite said first face and intended to be placed facing the peritoneum, said first face being provided with fastening means that are able to fix said textile in said biological tissues of the inguinal region, characterized in that at least a part of said second face (2b) is covered with a non-porous coating (7) composed of a material that is hydrosoluble at 37° C. and non-hydrosoluble at 25° C. The invention also relates to a method for producing such a prosthesis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Sofradim Production
    Inventors: Julie Lecuivre, Xavier Bourges
  • Patent number: 10069148
    Abstract: Use of a selectively conducting anode component in solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells can reduce the degradation associated with repeated startup and shutdown, but can also adversely affect a cell's tolerance to voltage reversal along with its performance. It was shown that these adverse affects can be mitigated against in certain ways. However, improved results can be obtained by employing a selectively conducting component which comprises a mixed layer of a selectively conducting material and carbon. The mixed layer contacts the side of the anode opposite the solid polymer electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignees: Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Francine Berretta, Stephen Lee, Joy Roberts, Stanley Tam, Herwig Haas
  • Patent number: 10028866
    Abstract: An article having as a component a section of nonwoven web formed predominately of polymeric fibers is disclosed. The section of nonwoven web may have a pattern of consolidating bonds impressed on the surface. The bonds may have at least one bond shape; and the bond shape may have a perimeter with a greatest measurable length and greatest measurable width. The perimeter may have a convex portion and an aspect ratio of length/width of at least 2.5. Other features may be imparted relating to the density and orientations of the bonds relative machine and cross directions of the web. The bond shape reflects the shape of a corresponding bonding protrusion on a bonding roller. It is believed that the shape, density and/or orientation of the bonding protrusions affect air flow through the bonding nip in a way that may be utilized to enhance loft of the resulting bonded nonwoven web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Han Xu, Antonius Lambertus DeBeer, Olaf Erik Alexander Isele, Frantisek Klaska, Jiri Kummer, Zdenek Mecl, Pavlina Kasparkova
  • Patent number: 10031055
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a tensile test piece according to one or more exemplary embodiments includes: preparing a polymer layer including a non-conductive material; forming a sacrificial layer on the polymer layer; forming a planarization layer on the sacrificial layer; shaping the polymer layer, the sacrificial layer, and the planarization layer into a dog-bone-shaped sample; etching at least a portion of the sample; and drying the sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., UNIST(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
    Inventors: Young Chan Kim, Won Sang Park, Hye Yong Chu, Jong Ho Hong, Si-Hoon Kim, Ju-Young Kim, Yun Seok Nam, Myoung Hoon Song
  • Patent number: 10028388
    Abstract: A component-embedded substrate includes first to sixth thermoplastic resin bases, a first electronic component in the second thermoplastic resin base and including a first terminal, and a second electronic component in the fifth thermoplastic resin base and including a second terminal. The first terminal faces the second electronic component in a stacking direction. The second terminal faces the first electronic component in the stacking direction. A first planar conductor to which the first terminal is directly bonded is provided on the third thermoplastic resin base. An interlayer connection conductor to which the second terminal is directly bonded and in communication with the first planar conductor is provided in or on the fourth thermoplastic resin base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Tago, Daisuke Tsuruga
  • Patent number: 9982430
    Abstract: A layered insulation system comprising one or more layers. A variety of types of layers can be used in conjunction with one another to deliver a range of desired Low-E and/or Low-U insulation properties and/or venting choices. Some types of layers can be foam layers with foam that inhibits heat conjunction interspersed with microparticles and/or nanoparticles that reflect, scatter, abate, and/or negate infrared radiation (IR) wavelengths, including dampening “Ideal Model Matrix” vibrations to inhibit heat flux through an IR opaque system. Other layers can be Low-E layers, Low-U layers, primarily empty layers, and/or other types of layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Inventor: Michael R. Leonard
  • Patent number: 9965652
    Abstract: Security devices for protecting ICs from backside security attacks. A security device includes an N? well formed in a substrate, a P+ center disposed in the central region of the N? well, and a P+ ring surrounding the N? well. To prevent latchup, a pair of inner and outer N+ rings is formed in the N? well. When a current source is applied to the P+ center, the current flows through a portion of the substrate and is picked up by the P+ ring. When an attacker mills the substrate or makes a trench in the substrate, the resistance of the substrate changes. By monitoring the voltage difference between the P+ center and P+ ring, the attempt to attack the die can be detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashutosh Ravindra Joharapurkar, Sung Ung Kwak
  • Patent number: 9929421
    Abstract: A membrane electrode assembly includes a proton exchange membrane and at least one electrode located on the proton exchange membrane, wherein the at least one electrode includes a carbon fiber film. The carbon fiber film includes at least one carbon nanotube film including a number of carbon nanotubes joined end to end and extending along a same direction. Each of the number of carbon nanotubes is joined with a number of graphene sheets, and an angle is between a lengthwise direction of each of the number of graphene sheets and the number of carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kai-Li Jiang, Jia-Ping Wang, Shou-Shan Fan, Xiao-Yang Lin, Peng Liu, Shu Luo
  • Patent number: 9925096
    Abstract: Absorbent product having a liquid permeable surface and a liquid impermeable opposite surface, the absorbent product including an odor control material, the odor control material including a carrier material and a plurality of odor control particles adhered to the carrier material. The carrier material has a first surface located towards the liquid permeable surface of the absorbent product and a second opposite surface located towards the liquid impermeable surface of the absorbent product. The plurality of odor control particles are bonded to the second surface of the carrier material with a water soluble binder substance wherein the binder substance at least partly dissolves when in contact with an aqueous solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB
    Inventors: Chatrine Stridfeldt, Ingrid Gustafson