20170053734 TRANSFOMER STRUCTURE||US||23.02.2017|
||14832124||Chicony Power Technology Co., Ltd.||Ka-Hung AN|
A transformer structure includes a winding cylinder which is a hollow tube, at least one limiting ring which is a ring sheet, multiple conductive sheets and at least one winding. The limiting ring is able to slide along the winding cylinder and to sleeve on the outside of the winding cylinder. The conductive sheets are sleeved on the outside of the winding cylinder. Two conductive sheets of the conductive sheets are attached to two end surfaces of the limiting ring while the two conductive sheets and the limiting ring form a winding space. The at least one winding is correspondingly disposed in the winding space. Thereby, the assembly of the transformer is simplified, and the winding area, as well as the voltage ratio of the transformer, is increased.
20170053694 DATA AWARE WRITE SCHEME FOR SRAM||US||23.02.2017|
||14832127||GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.||George M. Braceras|
Approaches for providing write-assist for a Static Random Access Memory (SRAM) array are provided. A circuit includes a control circuit connected to a cell in a SRAM array. The control circuit is configured to: apply a first voltage to a first pull down transistor of the cell during a write operation to the cell; and apply a second voltage, different than the first voltage, to a second pull down transistor of the cell during the write operation.
20170053628 APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING SOUNDS PRODUCED OUT OF SINGLE-REED WIND MUSIC INSTRUMENTS||US||23.02.2017|
||14831872||Shun-Hwa Chang||Shun-Hwa Chang|
Apparatus for enhancing tunes produced out of single-reed wind music instrument are disclosed. Apparatus comprise one or more sound enhancing elements in form of a plurality of elongated ribs or grooves, or one or more studs affixed to a reed's table side. Patterns of the elongated ribs/grooves can be straight or wavy lines orientated in longitudinal, transverse or oblique direction with respect to the reed. Each stud contains a three-dimensional (3-D) geometric shape portion for altering sounds produced out of a single-reed wind music instrument when played by a player, and a base of the 3-D geometric shape portion for affixing the stud to the table side of a reed in an area directly opposite to the heart of the reed. Dimensions of the area are single-reed wind music instrument dependent.
20170052570 COMPUTING APPARATUS||US||23.02.2017|
||14935598||Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corporation||Guang-Zhao TIAN|
A calculating apparatus includes a baseplate, a first mother board module and a connection module. The baseplate includes a bottom surface having a first component layout region, a second component layout region and a connection component layout region all arranged in order from a first side to a second side of the bottom surface. The first mother board is drawably disposed at the first component layout region of the bottom surface. The first mother board includes a first tray, a first control board, and a first electronic hard disk drive. The connection module is electrically connected to the first mother board module so that the first mother board module is capable of performing external communication through the connection module.
20170052341 TEMPERATURE BASED CONTROL OF VOICE COIL MOTOR||US||23.02.2017|
||14828431||APPLE INC.||Calvin K. Wong|
In some embodiments, the method includes measuring a first responsive voltage value for a first voltage drop between a first terminal attached to a first suspension spring of an actuator housing a voice coil motor for moving a lens assembly and a second terminal of the magnetic coil of the voice coil motor. In some embodiments, the method includes calculating a first resistance of the magnetic coil based at least in part upon the first voltage value and measuring a second responsive voltage value for a second voltage drop between the first terminal attached and the second terminal. In some embodiments, the method includes calculating a second resistance of the magnetic coil based at least in part upon the second responsive voltage value and calculating a relative temperature for the magnetic coil based at least in part upon the first resistance and the second resistance.
20170052291 COLOR FILTER ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL||US||23.02.2017|
||14904952||Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.||Yanxi Ye|
A color filter array substrate is disclosed. The color filter array substrate includes a glass substrate, a first metal layer, an insulating layer, an active layer, an ohmic contact layer, a second metal layer, a first passivation layer, a color filter layer, a second passivation layer, and a pixel electrode layer. In the color filter layer, channels are formed at locations where color resists overlap, a common electrode line is disposed on the first metal layer corresponding to the channels and a metal line is disposed on the second metal layer corresponding to the channels. The present invention can effectively shield light leakage, and can also increase liquidity of the PI and LCD.
20170050860 METHOD FOR PREPARING SODIUM CHLORO-ALUMINATE||US||23.02.2017|
||14831357||General Electric Company||Albert Santo Stella|
Different methods for the preparation of high purity NaAlCl4 are disclosed. The methods includes charging a feed having an intimate mixture of aluminum chloride, sodium chloride, and aluminum metal, to a reactor at an initial temperature less than about 80° C., carrying out a solid state reaction to form a solid NaAlCl4 at an intermediate temperature less than about 145° C., melting the formed solid NaAlCl4 at an elevated temperature greater than about 150° C. to produce molten phase NaAlCl4, holding the reactor at a raised temperature greater than about 165° C. to substantially complete formation of colorless NaAlCl4 and filtering the reactor contents at a final temperature greater than about 165° C.
20170050844 HERMETICALLY-SEALED MEMS DEVICE AND ITS FABRICATION||US||23.02.2017|
||14827683||Texas Instruments Incorporated||John Charles Ehmke|
A hermetic package comprising a substrate (110) having a surface with a MEMS structure (101) of a first height (101a), the substrate hermetically sealed to a cap (120) forming a cavity over the MEMS structure; the cap attached to the substrate surface by a vertical stack (130) of metal layers adhering to the substrate surface and to the cap, the stack having a continuous outline surrounding the MEMS structure while spaced from the MEMS structure by a distance (140); the stack having a bottom first metal seed film (131a) adhering to the substrate and a bottom second metal seed film (131b) adhering to the bottom first seed film, both seed films of a first width (131c) and a common sidewall (138); further a top first metal seed film (132a) adhering to the cap and a top second metal seed film (132b) adhering to the top first seed film, both seed films with a second width (132c) smaller than the first width and a common sidewall (139); the bottom and top metal seed films tied to a metal layer (135) including gold-indium intermetallic compounds, layer (135) having a second height (133a) greater than the first height and encasing the seed films and common sidewalls.
20170050508 ELECTRIC DRIVE UNIT AND POWERTRAIN SYSTEM INCORPORATING THE SAME||US||23.02.2017|
||14830327||BORGWARNER INC.||Larry Pritchard|
An electric drive unit for a powertrain system including first and second drivelines and a primary propulsion system for translating rotational torque to the first driveline. A motor acts to generate rotational torque and a pinion is disposed in selective communication therewith. A differential is interposed between the pinion and the second driveline of for splitting torque therebetween. A first planetary is disposed between the motor and pinion, and a second planetary is disposed between the first planetary and pinion. A dog clutch interposed between the pinion and the planetaries is movable between a first position wherein torque from the motor is translated through the first planetary and the dog clutch to drive the second driveline at a first drive ratio, and a second position wherein torque from the motor is translated through both planetaries and the dog clutch to drive the second driveline at a second drive ratio.
20170055159 5 GHZ SUB-BAND OPERATIONS||US||23.02.2017|
||14832237||QUALCOMM Incorporated||Ramakrishna Choudary Boppana|
A method and apparatus for operating multiple transceivers concurrently in a 5 GHz wireless frequency band. A wireless device includes at least a first transceiver and a second transceiver, and operates the first transceiver in a first sub-band of the 5 GHz wireless frequency band. The wireless device selects a second sub-band of the 5 GHz wireless frequency band based at least in part on the first sub-band, and operates the second transceiver in the second sub-band while concurrently operating the first transceiver in the first sub-band. For example, the second sub-band may be frequency separated from the first sub-band by at least a threshold frequency gap.