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METHOD FOR FORMING A FOLDED BAG AND BAG FORMED THEREBY. June 29, 2017: US20170183128-A1

A folded bag comprising a front side, a rear side, and left and right sides connecting the front and rear sides, each side having a top edge and a bottom edge; a plurality of left simple gussets and a plurality of right simple gussets formed in each of the left and right bag sides, respectively, whe ...


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THERMOELECTRIC MATERIALS, THERMOELECTRIC MODULE INCLUDING THERMOELECTRIC MATERIALS, AND THERMOELECTRIC APPARATUS INCLUDING THERMOELECTRIC MODULES. June 29, 2017: US20170186931-A1

A thermoelectric material containing a dichalcogenide compound represented by Formula 1 and having low thermoelectric conductivity and high Seebeck coefficient: RaTbX2-nYn   (1) wherein R is a rare earth element, T includes at least one element selected from the group consisting of Group 1 elements, ...


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Apparatus and Method for Providing Messaging Services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, June 29, 2017: US20170187881-A1

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a voicemail device having a controller to detect a recording of a voicemail message, generate a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) message, wherein the SIP message contains visual voicemail data associated with t ...


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SLOT ARRAY ANTENNA. June 29, 2017: US20170187124-A1

A slot array antenna includes: an electrically conductive member having an electrically conductive surface and slots therein, the slots being arrayed in a first direction which extends along the conductive surface; a waveguide member having an electrically conductive waveguide face which opposes the ...


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CODE-BASED AUTHORIZATION OF MOBILE DEVICE. June 29, 2017: US20170188237-A1

A system and method for authenticating mobile communications devices. The method comprises: generating a code corresponding to a user configured to be rendered on a rendering device to produce a rendered code, the rendered code being readable by a mobile communications device having a code reading d ...


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Device And Method For Quantizing The Gains Of The Adaptive And Fixed Contributions Of The Excitation In A Celp Codec. June 29, 2017: US20170186439-A1

A device and method for quantizing a gain of a fixed contribution of an excitation in a frame, including sub-frames, of a coded sound signal, wherein the gain of the fixed excitation contribution is estimated in a sub-frame using a parameter representative of a classification of the frame. The gain ...


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INDUCTOR COMPONENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR INDUCTOR COMPONENT. June 29, 2017: US20170186528-A1

A technique capable of reducing the resistance of an inductor electrode is provided. A second conductor 6 is constituted by an undercoating layer 11 formed of a conductive paste, and a plating layer 12 formed to cover the undercoating layer 11. Therefore, the second conductor 6 constituting part of ...


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PLASMA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PLASMA PROCESSING METHDO. June 29, 2017: US20170186589-A1

A plasma processing apparatus of an embodiment includes a chamber, an introducing part, a substrate electrode, a high-frequency power source, a low-frequency power source, and a switching mechanism. The introducing part introduces a process gas into the chamber. The substrate electrode is disposed i ...


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ADAPTIVE PHOTOTHERMAL LENS. June 29, 2017: US20170184882-A1

A system having a micro lens array is provided. In some embodiments, the system includes a plurality of individual adaptive photo thermal lenses that have at least one cell, each cell provided with at least one photo absorbing particle; and a thermo-optical material in thermal contact with the cells ...


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PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CARTRIDGE. June 29, 2017: US20170182837-A1

A processing apparatus for performing not only cutting and drawing, but also other processing, and a cartridge used for the processing apparatus are provided. The processing apparatus includes a first cartridge including: a first processing tool to form a machining mark by grinding or cutting a surf ...