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Kyung Eun Kim, Ki hyung Nam, Byung Yoon Kim, Bong Soo Kim, Eunjung Kim, Yoosang Hwang: Semiconductor devices. Samsung Electonics, Myers Bigel P A, January 16, 2018: US09871093 (1 worldwide citation)

Provided is a semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes a capacitor structure including a plurality of lower electrodes, a dielectric layer that covers surfaces of the plurality of lower electrodes, and an upper electrode on the dielectric layer. The semiconductor device further includ ...


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Jian Li Zhang, Jun Zhao, Jing Jie Guo, Ling Xiao Kong: Waterproof electrical connector. FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY, Wei Te Chung, Ming Chieh Chang, January 16, 2018: US09871317 (1 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a number of terminals retained in the insulative housing, a shielding shell attached to the insulative housing, and an insulator insert-molded with a rear end of the shielding shell. The terminals have a number of soldering portions extending o ...


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Tomasz M Jagielinski, Matthew Tomor, Araz Yacoubian, David J Mecklenburg, Danny D Yang: Systems, methods and devices for processing coins with linear array of coin imaging sensors. Cummins Allison, Greer Burns & Crain, January 16, 2018: US09870668 (1 worldwide citation)

Currency processing systems, coin processing machines, and methods of imaging coins are presented herein. A currency processing system is disclosed which includes a housing with a coin input area for receiving coins and coin receptacles for stowing processed coins. A disk-type coin processing unit i ...


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Carson Cheng, Jason Michael Cheng, Changan Tian: Flip-up aiming sight. NcSTAR, Raymond Y Chan, David and Raymond Patent Firm, January 16, 2018: US09869526 (1 worldwide citation)

A flip-up aiming sight for a firearm includes a mounting base having a top platform, an illuminator embedded under the platform of the mounting base, and a flip up lens module which includes a lens frame pivotally coupled at a front side of the mounting base and a reflecting lens encirclingly mounte ...


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Heung Shik Park, Sang Gyun Kim, Ki Chul Shin, Jae Jin Lyu: Liquid crystal display device comprising a plurality of pixel electrodes each having first, second, and third stem electrodes. SAMSUNG DISPLAY, Cantor Colburn, January 16, 2018: US09869906 (1 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device includes pixels, each including a pixel electrode including first and second stem electrodes, which extend in a first direction and are spaced apart from each other, a third stem electrode, which extends in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and i ...


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Gregory L Horne, James C Adams: RFID disruption device and related methods. Curio, Hogan Lovells US, January 16, 2018: US09870527 (1 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods of disrupting data transfer between an RFID interrogation device (50, 50′) and an RFID data storage device (30, 30′) to be protected, are provided. An example of an embodiment of an RFID signal disruptor device includes a container (41, 141) and an RFID signal disruptor circuit ( ...


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Mikio L Yujiri, Hiroshi Agravante, John C Donovan: Image scanning on a sparsely populated focal plane array to achieve nyquist sampling. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Patti & Malvone Law Group, January 16, 2018: US09869583 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes: a focal plane array (FPA) of receivers for a passive millimeter wave camera, the FPA comprising: receivers configured to sample an image, the image comprising one or more regions, the receivers arranged in an array of dimensions m rows by n columns, and a scanning reflector co ...


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Tao Jiang, Xiaosu Yang, Bao Wang, Nobutaka Ota, Xiao Sun, Changwei Hu, Guohai Yao, Shauliang Chen, Dingkai Wang, Wenjang Jiang: Thermo-compression head, soldering system, and LED tube lamp. JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE, Andrew M Calderon, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon P C, January 16, 2018: US09869431 (1 worldwide citation)

A thermo-compression head, a soldering system, and a LED tube lamp are disclosed. The thermo-compression head includes a bonding plane, a restraining plane, one or more concave guiding tank, and one or more concave molding tank. The bonding plane is for touching a second object. The restraining plan ...


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Kevin W Witter, Matthew S Krajec, Patrick J Nelson, Paul N Walker, Thomas D Boileau: Protective enclosure for an electronic device. Otter Products, January 16, 2018: US09871550 (1 worldwide citation)

A protective enclosure for an electronic device includes a cushion layer and a structural layer. The cushion layer covers the back surface and side surfaces of the installed electronic device. The structural layer is disposed over the cushion layer and includes a back portion, a right side portion, ...


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Albert J Golko, Mathias Schmidt, Eric S Jol, Jahan Minoo, Ian Spraggs, Cameron Frazier, Fletcher Rothkopf, Jonathan Aase, Wendell Sander, Jeffrey J Terlizzi: Dual orientation connector with external contacts. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 16, 2018: US09871319 (1 worldwide citation)

A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector tab. The plurality of contacts includes a first set of external contacts formed at the first major side and a second set of external contacts ...