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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Apparatus and method for launching electromagnetic waves and for modifying radial dimensions of the propagating electromagnetic waves. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Matthew Tropper, March 13, 2018: US09917341 (22 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving a communication signal, generating an electromagnetic wave from the communication signal, and inducing the electromagnetic wave on a portion of a transmission medium having an insulation layer with a tapered end cover ...


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BENEDICT MICHAEL ALEXANDER: POMPE A CHALEUR VARIABLE UTILISANT DES MATERIAUX MAGNETOCALORIQUES, VARIABLE HEAT PUMP USING MAGNETO CALORIC MATERIALS. GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, HAIER US APPLIANCE SOLUTIONS, CRAIG WILSON AND COMPANY, March 13, 2018: CA2919117 (12 worldwide citation)

A heat pump system is provided that uses multiple stages of MCMs with different Curie temperature ranges. An adjustable fluid flow path is used whereby the number of stages through which a heat transfer fluid passes can be varied depending upon e.g., the amount of heating or cooling desired. In cert ...


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Lotfi A Zadeh, Saied Tadayon, Bijan Tadayon: Method and system for feature detection. Z ADVANCED COMPUTING, Bijan Tadayon, Saied Tadayon, March 13, 2018: US09916538 (11 worldwide citation)

Specification covers new algorithms, methods, and systems for artificial intelligence, soft computing, and deep learning/recognition, e.g., image recognition (e.g., for action, gesture, emotion, expression, biometrics, fingerprint, facial, OCR (text), background, relationship, position, pattern, and ...


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Roger Ulrich: Multilevel driver for high speed chip-to-chip communications. KANDOU LABS, Invention Mine, March 13, 2018: US09917711 (8 worldwide citation)

Transmission line driver systems are described which are comprised of multiple paralleled driver elements. The paralleled structure allows efficient generation of multiple output signal levels with adjustable output amplitude, optionally including Finite Impulse Response signal shaping and skew pre- ...


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Ted Ju, Wu Feng, Ya Jun Zeng, Nan Fang He, Jun Fan, Jin Ke Hu, Guo Sheng Zhou, Chin Chi Lin: Electrical connector with central shield. LOTES, Locke Lord, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, March 13, 2018: US09917405 (8 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector, for mating a mating connector having two metal elastic sheets, includes: an insulation body having a base portion and a tongue located at a front end thereof; an upper and lower rows of terminals fixed to the base portion, each terminal having a contact portion exposed from ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Florian Ciurea: Systems and methods for measuring scene information while capturing images using array cameras. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, March 13, 2018: US09917998 (8 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for measuring scene information while capturing images using array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of measuring scene information while capturing an image using an array camera includes defining at least two subse ...


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Michael Scott McCoskery: Toy designed to spin in a users hand. MD INTELLECTUAL HOLDINGS, Plager Schack, March 13, 2018: US09914063 (7 worldwide citation)

A device designed to spin in a user's hands may include a body with a centrally mounted ball bearing positioned within a center orifice of the body, wherein an outer race of the ball bearing is attached to the frame; a button made of a pair of bearing caps attached to one another through the ball be ...


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Hector Arsenio Casanova, Rui Miguel Batista, Brian Lowell Padelford, Paul Mathew Jan Jorissen Jr: Multi-rated capacitor assembly. Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Timothy J Monahan, Monahan & Company, March 13, 2018: US09916934 (7 worldwide citation)

A capacitor assembly is provided having a case containing an upper capacitor and a lower capacitor in vertical alignment, each of the capacitor elements are separately sealed and provided with a pressure interrupter. A terminal board overlays the cover of the upper capacitor and is affixed to the to ...


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Ofer Naaman: Superconducting single-pole double-throw switch system. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, March 13, 2018: US09917580 (6 worldwide citation)

A superconducting switch system is provided that includes a filter network having a first SQUID coupled to a second SQUID via a common node, an input port coupled to the common node, a first output port coupled to the first SQUID, and a second output port coupled to the second SQUID. The superconduc ...


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Anna Katrina Shedletsky: Sealed button for an electronic device. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, March 13, 2018: US09916942 (5 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the disclosure includes an electronic device including an enclosure (214), a button (106), and a processing element (not shown). The button is connected to the enclosure and includes a button cap (234) defining a user input surface, a flexible member (238) having an interior surfac ...