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12/31/15 / #20150382080

Signal transmitting apparatus, signal transmitting method, and system for transmitting and receiving signal

. . . . . . . . Disclosed are a signal transmitting method, a signal transmitting apparatus, and a system for transmitting and receiving a signal. The signal transmitting method comprises the steps of: discovering a companion device using a multicast mode; receiving and storing device type information from the discovered companion device; receiving an application uniform resource identifier (uri) and storing the application uri to correspond to the device type information; and identifying the device type information of the companion device selected by a user and transmitting to the selected companion device the application uri corresponding to the device type information.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150382066

Contextual remote control interface

Embodiments of the present invention provide a contextual remote control interface, which is a companion application that allows a user to use a companion device to control experiences generated by an application running on a primary device. Web browsers, games, and streaming media applications are examples of applications running on a primary device that may be controlled using the companion device. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381702

Remote application control interface

Embodiments of the present invention provide an active-application interface on a companion device that allows a user to control an application running on a primary device. The active-application interface may describe state information for a plurality of applications running on the primary device and allow the user to manipulate the application through one or more contextual controls. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381606

Sharing between cpe and companion device

In one embodiment, a method and system for a companion device to share an application context and authorization context with a consumer premises equipment (cpe) device is described. The method and system includes transmitting a search request by a search request transmitter using a service discovery protocol, receiving a response to the search request from the cpe device, creating an authorization context at an authorization context creating processor, the authorization context including metadata that grants access to a resource, transmitting, by an authorization context transmitter, the authorization context to an application resident on the cpe device, establishing a trusted session between the application resident on the cpe and a device application, the establishing a session by the device application including requesting a digital certificate from the cpe, receiving the digital certificate from the cpe, and validating the digital certificate, creating, at an application context data creating processor, application context data, and transmitting the application context data created to the cpe device, wherein the application context data enables the cpe device to request access to an authorized resource from a resource provider. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150381346

Methods and systems for selection of unions of vector signaling codes for power and pin efficient chip-to-chip communication

Methods and systems are described for communication of data over a communications bus at high speed and high pin efficiency, with good resilience to common mode and other noise. Pin efficiencies of 100% may be achieved even for bus widths of four or fewer wires. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380727

Oxide shell formation on inorganic substrates via lithium polyoxoanion salt deposition

The present invention provides a process for depositing an oxide coating on an inorganic substrate, including providing an aqueous composition containing a tetraalkylammonium polyoxoanion and lithium hydroxide; contacting the aqueous composition with an inorganic substrate for a time sufficient to deposit a lithium polyoxoanion on surfaces of the inorganic substrate to form an initially coated inorganic substrate; and heating the initially coated inorganic substrate for a time sufficient to convert the lithium polyoxoanion to an oxide to form on the inorganic substrate an oxide coating derived from the polyoxoanion. The inorganic substrate may be a ceramic material or a semiconductor material, a glass or other dielectric material, and the ceramic material may be a lithium ion battery cathode material.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380666

Organic electroluminescent materials and devices

And ligand lb is a mono anionic bidentate ligand. In these compounds, metal m has an atomic number greater than 40; x is 1, 2, or 3; y is 0, 1, or 2; x+y is the oxidation state of metal m; l11 represents a linking group selected from alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, and heteroaryl; l12 represents a linking group selected from nr15 and pr15; each r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r11, r12, r13, r14, and r15 is independently selected from a group of substituents, wherein any adjacent substituents are optionally joined to form a fused or unfused ring; and la and lb are optionally joined to form a ligand that is at least tetradentate. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380632

Double-masking technique for increasing fabrication yield in superconducting electronics

An improved microfabrication technique for josephson junctions in superconducting integrated circuits, based on the use of a double-layer lithographic mask for partial anodization of the side-walls and base electrode of the junctions. The top layer of the mask is a resist material, and the bottom layer is a dielectric material chosen so to maximize adhesion between the resist and the underlying superconducting layer, be etch-compatible with the underlying superconducting layer, and be insoluble in the resist and anodization processing chemistries. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380261

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. The method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer over the substrate; patterning the patterning-target layer to form a main pattern; forming a middle layer over the patterning-target layer and a hard mask layer over the middle layer; patterning the hard mask layer to form a first cut pattern; patterning the hard mask layer to form a second cut pattern, a combined cut pattern being formed in the hard mask layer as a union of the first cut pattern and the second cut pattern; transferring the combined cut pattern to the middle layer; etching the patterning-target layer using the middle layer as an etching mask to form a final pattern in the patterning-target layer. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380192

Solenoid switch

A starter for an internal combustion engine includes an electric motor and a solenoid switch. The solenoid switch includes a housing, a fixed core, a movable core, two spaced contacts, and a conductive member arranged to interconnect the contacts when the solenoid is turned on. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150380087

Data encoding in solid-state storage devices

Methods and apparatus 3 are provided for encoding data for storage in multilevel memory cells 2 having q cell-levels. Input data words are encoded into respective codewords, each having n symbols with one of q symbol-values, via an encoding scheme adapted such that the q symbol-values have unequal multiplicities within at least some codewords, and the multiplicity of each of the q symbol-values in every codeword is no less than μ, where μ≧2 and more preferably ≧3. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379889

Method and process of educating, evaluating, and certifying commercial drivers

The present invention is a method and process for educating, training, retraining, evaluating, testing, and certifying commercial truck drivers as certified trans-contractors, equipped with the knowledge and skills required by the industry to yield competent, safe, and successful drivers, helping to make the industry and the roads safer for all travelers. A 15-step process is described, which when followed, produces a certified trans-contractor equipped with the knowledge and tool set required to be a successful and competent commercial truck driver. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379774

System and method for dynamically generating contextual and personalized digital content

A digital content generating system comprising mobile computing devices in communication with a server. A sensor data analyser receives data, generated by the sensors one of the mobile devices in respect of a real-world scene and determines features of the real-world scene from the data. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379644

Systems and methods for identifying and remedying account error events in networked computer systems

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and system for detecting error events, such as account shortfalls, within networked computer systems operated by the financial institutions and other business entities. In one aspect, a system includes a memory storing instructions and one or more processors configured to execute the instruction to perform operating, such as receiving a payment request for a payment amount from a first account of a user to a destination account. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379485

Systems and methods for identifying and remedying account error events in networked computer systems

The disclosed embodiments include methods and system for detecting error events, such as account shortfalls, within networked computer systems operated by the financial institutions and other business. In one aspect, a system includes a memory storing instructions and one or more processors configured to execute the instruction to perform operating, such as receiving a payment request for a payment amount from a first account of a user to a destination account. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379195

Software haplotying of hla loci

Methods are provided to determine the genomic sequence of the alleles at the hla gene. The resultant sequences provide linkage information between different exons, and produces the unique sequence at each gene from the two alleles of the individual sample being typed. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379161

Systems and methods for nesting irregular part shapes on a material resource

A method for nesting a plurality of parts on to a material resource includes approximating each of the parts as the union of a set of inscribed circles, determining an optimal nest of the approximated parts on the material resource, improving the approximation of the parts by adding additional inscribed circles based on overlap of the actual (non-approximated) parts in the nest, and iterating the last two steps until the nest solution is optimal within a predefined tolerance.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379135

Search engine ranking method based on user participation

The invention relates to a search engine ranking method based on user participation and belongs to the technical field of software. The method is based on a search engine ranking system and a user can express approval, like, disapproval, opposition and other opinions on a display list of search results and perform scoring on all of information and search results; and according to score values of the search results, in next search of the results, the results will be automatically ranked according to the score values, the results with high scores will be ranked ahead and a program for preventing malicious scoring is set. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150379090

Mining product aspects from opinion text

A text stream having one or more sentences is received, and any number of the one or more sentences are parsed to determine corresponding subject-verb-object (svo) triples. Each sentence whose corresponding svo triple contains an identified verb is selected, based on the identified verb, or a lemma of the identified verb, matching a predefined verb. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378849

Method and device for backing up, restoring a virtual machine

A method for backing up or restoring a virtual machine is provided. The backup method includes creating a virtual machine having a first and a second union file system directory. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378587

Various systems and methods for expressing an opinion

The opinion expression application enables a user of the client device to conduct a public-initiated open-ended poll that is event-time specific in duration to express likes and dislikes about anything and anyone associated with the event. A subject field on a user interface enables the user of the client device to choose exactly about what subject matter to express his/her opinion on, and then to express his/her opinion level by activating a single opinion level button that has a very specific meaning. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378576

Remote viewport management

Embodiments of the present invention provide a process-management interface on a companion device that allows a user to control characteristics of an application running on a primary device. The interface can change a size or position of a viewport and change the primary device's control focus to or away from viewport. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378540

System and method for content management

A content management system and method work as a companion to other applications that control the system. The system and method draw information from the operations or structure of the controlling application to display and manage the content objects relevant to a record displayed by a user of the controlling application and stored in the content management system. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378518

Windowing system and method for companion software products

Windows corresponding to independent applications in a windowed computing environment can be linked to have unified behavior. A host application can monitor window activity to determine if windows are intended to be grouped. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378233

Electrochromic display element and image display device

Disclosed is an electrochromic display element, including a display substrate, a display electrode, an electrochromic layer, an opposed electrode, and an opposed substrate, wherein the electrochromic layer is formed on the display electrode, a liquid crystal composition that includes a low-molecular liquid crystal and an ionic liquid is present between the display electrode and the opposed electrode, and the ionic liquid includes a tetracyanoboric acid ion and/or tris(pentafluoroethyl)trifluorophosphoric acid ion as an anionic component.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150378054

Optical fibers functionalized with photonic crystal resonant optical structures

A photonic crystal (pc) device including one or more resonant optical structures defined by the photonic crystal structure is affixed to the end face of an optical fiber. The pc device is fabricated on a separate substrate, and then affixed to the fiber end face. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377961

System and method for testing a logic-based processing device

A method of operating a test device for a logic-based processing device includes the steps of providing an original set of test instructions, generating one or more quick error detection (qed) test programs, and causing the one or more qed test programs to be executed on the logic-based processing device. Each one of the qed test programs includes the original test program with additional instructions inserted at strategic locations within the original set, wherein the additional instructions and the strategic locations vary between each of the qed test programs.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377837

Ultrasonic sensor for object and movement detection

We provide arrays of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (cmut) elements having large fractional bandwidth and configured such that each array element operates both to transmit and to receive. Large fractional bandwidth is provided by venting the cmut cavity, which provides an additional source of damping for the resonant cmut.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377335

Helical limited slip differential

A helical lsd includes a case defining an inner cavity and a plurality of grooves disposed around the inner cavity. In addition to the case, the helical lsd includes a plurality of pinion gears. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377334

Integrated gear assembly

An integrated gear assembly includes a conjoined carrier assembly coupling a reducing gear set to a differential gear set. This includes first, second and third coaxial sun gears. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377235

Two stage pump, particularly provided as main pump for supplying an aircraft engine with fuel

A two stage pump (2′, 4′), where the high pressure stage (4′) is a gear pump (11, 12), comprises a driving of the other stage (2′) by a support shaft (74), mounted in the driven pinion (12), the shaft (74) being driven by the drive shaft (21), by means of a pair of toothed wheels (77, 79) adjacent to the rest of the stage (4′), which can allow different rotation speeds between the two stages (2′, 4′). The support shaft (74) may be supported by stops and hydrodynamic bearings, directly integrated and lubricated in the driven pinion, which make the design lighter and more compact. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150377218

Rotating unit for rotating a component mounted in a rotatble manner on a wind turbine

A rotating unit for rotating a first component of a wind turbine rotatably mounted on a second component, which includes a gearwheel element arranged on the first component, a drive arranged on the second component by a drive holder including a drive housing and a drive pinion for actuating the gearwheel element, a connecting element arranged on the drive housing and configured to form a releasable connection between the drive housing and the drive holder, and fastening means, which interact with the connecting element and can be actuated between a clamping position and a disengagement position. The fastening means connect the drive housing, in the clamping position, in a force-fitting manner to the drive holder. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376798

High aspect ratio dense pattern-programmable nanostructures utilizing metal assisted chemical etching

A method of ultra-high aspect ratio high resolution vertical directionality controlled metal-assisted chemical etching, v-mace, is provided that includes forming a pattern on a substrate surface, using a lithographic or non-lithographic process, forming hole concentration balancing structures on the substrate, using a lithographic process or non-lithographic process, where the concentration balancing structures are proximal to the pattern, forming mechanical anchors internal or external to the patterned structures, forming pathways for etchant and byproducts to diffuse, and etching vertical features from the substrate surface into the substrate, using metal-assisted chemical etching, mace, where the vertical features are confined to a vertical direction by the concentration balancing structures.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376774

Sputtering apparatus and method thereof

A method of forming a layer including disposing a first target and a second target to face each other with a first space therebetween, disposing a substrate to face the first space, generating plasma between the first target and the second target to perform sputtering on the substrate, disposing a capture net between the substrate and the the first space, and capturing anions and/or electrons that propagate toward the substrate from the first space.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376607

Aav capsid proteins for nucleic acid transfer

Recombinant adeno-associated viral (aav) capsid proteins are provided. Methods for generating the recombinant adeno-associated viral capsid proteins and a library from which the capsids are selected are also provided.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376583

Compositions and methods to treat latent viral infections

Viral infection is a persistent cause of human disease. Guided nuclease systems target the genomes of viral infections, rendering the viruses incapacitated.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376556

Water-soluble pouch

A water-soluble pouch, comprising a water-soluble film and a liquid detergent composition contained within the water-soluble film, wherein the liquid detergent composition comprises: by weight of the composition, from 0.001% to 3% of a nonionic anti-microbial agent and from 1% to 12% of water. The water-soluble pouch provides a good anti-microbial benefit, without compromising its stability.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376550

Laundry detergent composition

A laundry detergent composition, comprising: by weight of the composition, from 0.001% to 3% of a nonionic anti-microbial agent, and from 0.05% to 5% of a perfume microcapsule that comprises a shell and a core of perfume oil encapsulated within the shell. The laundry detergent composition provides treated fabrics with improved freshness, particularly with both long-lasting freshness and effective malodor control against a broad spectrum of bacteria.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376450

Barrier film, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same

Disclosed herein is a barrier film comprising at least two substrates each comprising a first surface and a second surface; where the first surface and the second surface are opposedly disposed to each other; the second surfaces of each substrates being in direct contact with each other; where the second surfaces do not contact a barrier coating; and a barrier coating comprising alternating layers of cationic material and anionic material; where the barrier coating is adhesively bonded with the first surfaces of each substrate.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376449

Barrier film, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same

Disclosed herein is a barrier film comprising a substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface; where the first surface and the second surface are opposedly disposed to each other; and a barrier coating comprising alternating layers of cationic material and anionic material; where the barrier coating is reactively bonded with at least the first surface of the substrate. Disclosed herein too is a method comprising disposing upon a substrate a barrier coating comprising alternating layers of cationic material and anionic material; where the barrier coating is reactively bonded with at least one surface of the substrate.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376427

Aqueous ink, ink cartridge and ink jet recording method

The invention provides an aqueous ink containing a coloring material, wherein the coloring material is a self-dispersible pigment in which a functional group containing another atomic group and an anionic group such as a carboxylic acid group, a sulfonic acid group, a phosphoric acid group or a phosphonic acid group are bonded to a particle surface of a pigment such as carbon black or an organic pigment, and a standard deviation of an introduced amount of the functional group is 0.0380 or less.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376337

Novel metallopolymers and use thereof

Metallopolymers of formula (i) where r1 and r1′; and r2 and r2′ are independently of each other, a c2-c10 alkyl group; x is cr3r3′ or nr4; r3 and r3′ are, independently of each other, as is r4, a c2-c10alkyl group; l is a c4-c10 alkylene group; ln1 and ln2 are, independently of each other, chosen from the lanthanide cations; l1 and l2 are, independently of each other, chosen from the α-diketonate ligands; t is a neutral bidentate lewis base including two coordinating nitrogen atoms; → represents a coordination of group t via the two nitrogen atoms of t to ln1 and ln2 respectively; ln1 and ln2 are, independently of each other, chosen from the lanthanide cations; l1 and l2 are, independently of each other, chosen from the β-diketonate, picolinate or dipicolinate monoanionic ligands; 0.01<x<0.50; 0<y<0.49, with x+y=0.50.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376324

Polyurethane foam and production method for the same

Polyurethane foam is formed by foaming raw materials that includes either an aliphatic isocyanate or a melamine derivative, a urethane emulsion, and an anionic foam stabilizer. The compression set (jis k6401) of the polyurethane foam, specifically, the compression set (jis k6401) after the polyurethane foam being allowed to stand for 22 hours in a state of 50% compression under condition of 70° c., is 40% or less. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376322

Latex for molding use, composition for dip molding use, and dip-molded article

Provided is a carboxy-modified synthetic isoprene polymer latex for dip molding use, which is produced by the graft polymerization of a synthetic isoprene polymer with a monomer having a carboxyl group in an aqueous phase and contains at least one anionic surfactant, wherein a carboxy-modified synthetic isoprene polymer that constitutes the carboxy-modified synthetic isoprene polymer latex has a tetrahydrofuran-insoluble content of 30 wt % or more.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376321

Method for preparing conjugated diene polymer, composition comprising the same and tire comprising the composition

Disclosed are a method for preparing a conjugated diene polymer including synthesizing an initiator having an anionic end containing an amine and a cationic end containing an alkali metal, polymerizing a combination of an aromatic vinyl monomer using the initiator to synthesize a polymer having a modified end, coupling or reacting the polymer with a compound having at least one silyl group substituted by an alkoxy group and a nitrogen atom to prepare a modified conjugated diene polymer having one end containing amine and the other end containing silyl group substituted by one or more alkoxy group and a nitrogen atom, and a rubber composition comprising the conjugated diene polymer and silica as a reinforcing agent and thus exhibiting superior heat generation, tensile strength, abrasion resistance and wet skid resistance.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376231

Protein purification methods

A method for the purification of a desired protein from a protein preparation includes conditioning the protein preparation by treatment with soluble organic multivalent ions, immobilized organic multivalent ions, or both, optionally in the presence of supersaturated allantoin, thereby removing at least 90% of chromatin, then (1) precipitating the desired protein with a nonionic organic polymer in the presence of non-protein-precipitating salts at greater than physiological concentration to provide a precipitate of the desired protein; or (2) precipitating the desired protein with a nonionic organic polymer in the absence of non-precipitating salts at greater than physiological concentration to provide a precipitate and subsequently washing the precipitate with a nonionic organic polymer in the presence of non-protein-precipitating salts at greater than physiological concentration.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150376122

Poly-cyanostilbene macrocycles

The present disclosure concerns synthesis and anion binding features of poly-cyanostilbene macrocycles of formula (i):. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375869

Endothermic cracking aircraft fuel system

A method of controlling cooling in an aircraft system includes endothermically cracking a fuel to increase its cooling capacity using a catalyst that includes at least one transition metal compound of at least one of carbides, nitrides, oxynitrides, oxycarbonitrides, oxycarbides, phosphides, and combinations, and the transition metal includes at least one of zirconium, hafnium, tantalum, niobium, molybdenum, tungsten, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium, osmium, rhenium, and combinations thereof. The cracked fuel is used to cool a heat source that includes an aircraft component.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375858

Automatic pitch change rotary wing rotor system and method of rotor control

A helicopter main rotor control system includes a trunnion head mountable to a rotatable helicopter mast wherein the trunnion head has a control bar pivot supported by the trunnion head and pivotal about an axis substantially at a right angle to the helicopter mast. A control bar extends through the control bar pivot at a right angle thereto, and a pair of opposing leaf hinges are pivotal about the control bar and centered about said trunnion head. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375841

Transmission for marine propulsion

A marine transmission located within drive housing includes a torque transmitting year set and a clutch mechanism. The torque transmitting gear set includes top and bottom bevel gears and opposing side idler bevel gears mounted to a pinion shaft. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375306

Vibrating system

A swinging system includes two gear trains each having two pinions, a first drive train and a second train driven by the first train, a first pinion of the first train engaging a first pinion of the second train, the second pinion of the first train engaging the second pinion of the second train, each pinion including a disk such that the disk of the first pinion of the second gear train is off-axis relative to the other pinion of the first gear train and one of the two disks includes a slug which fits into a groove arranged in the second disk. Thus, the speed of rotation of the first pinion of the second train varies relative to the speed of rotation of the first pinion of the second train.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375215

Catalyst blends

Provided is a catalyst for the selective reduction of nox comprising a two molecular sieve materials having a cha structure, wherein the first molecular sieve has a mean crystal size of about 0.01 to 1 μm and the second molecular sieve has a mean crystal size of about 1-5 μm, and wherein the first molecular sieve contains a first extra-framework metal, the second molecular sieve contains a second extra-framework metal, and wherein said first and second extra-framework metals are independently selected from the group consisting of cesium, copper, nickel, zinc, iron, tin, tungsten, molybdenum, cobalt, bismuth, titanium, zirconium, antimony, manganese, chromium, vanadium, niobium, and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375208

Metal oxide stabilized platinum-based orr catalyst

In at least one embodiment, an oxygen reduction reaction catalyst (orr) and a method for making the catalyst are provided. The method may include depositing a metal oxide on a graphitized carbon or graphene substrate. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150375028

Systems and methods related to coupling an energy harvester to exercise equipment

A system and method for mechanically coupling an energy harvester to strength training type exercise equipment is disclosed. An energy harvester with unwanted vibration forces is mechanically isolated from exercise equipment by a system comprising a plurality of mechanically compliant vibration isolators and a ballast mass; a flexible cord, pre-loaded with a near constant force spring is used to transmit motion from the weight stack to the energy harvester; the flexible cord has a force limiting feature to pre-excessive force from being transmitted from the energy harvester to the weight stack during an exercise motion.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374842

Process for formulating an anionic agent

Formulations comprising anionic agents such as nucleic acids within a lipid-containing particle methods of formulating a lipid-containing particle comprising an anionic agent such as a nucleic acid, methods for preparing a lipid-containing particle comprising an anionic agent such as a nucleic acid, methods for therapeutic delivery of an anionic agent to a patient in need thereof, where the anionic agent is formulated in a lipid-containing particle as described herein.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374827

Solid dispersions of low-water solubility actives

Disclosed are compositions including a solid dispersion comprising a dispersion polymer, a basic low-water solubility active, and an anionic counterion, as well as methods of making and using the compositions.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374808

Her2 dna vaccine as adjunct treatment for cancers in companion animals

The application discloses therapeutic vaccines based upon the “ping” dna plasmid vector expressing the gene encoding the rat her2 protein. Vaccines according to the instant disclosure are used as an adjunct treatment for surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy for dogs and cats with cancers that over express the her2 antigen, and prolong the post-surgical disease free interval and/or survival time. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374791

Protein therapy for treatment of retinal diseases

The present invention encompasses methods, compositions, and devices for treating an ocular disease, disorder or condition in a mammal. The invention includes polypeptides that possess anti-inflammatory, anti-apoptotic, immune modulatory and anti-tumorigenic properties, and their application in the treatment of eye disease, particularly diseases of the retina. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374775

Topical nutraceutical composition

A topical composition includes a polymer matrix containing sodium hyaluronate and a nonionic polymer, the polymer matrix being suspended in a liquid medium; and a therapeutically effective amount of a nutraceutical entity dispersed in suspension within the polymer matrix, wherein the molar ratio of the sodium hyaluronate to the nonionic polymer is 1:0.5 to 4, the sodium hyaluronate being present in amounts of about 2.0% to about 3.5% by weight of the composition. Other topical compositions and uses thereof are disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374608

Hair conditioning composition comprising amidoamine cationic surfactant and deposition polymer and having lower ph

Disclosed is a hair conditioning composition comprising: a mono-alkyl amine cationic surfactant; a high melting point fatty compound; an anionic polymer comprising higher % of a vinyl monomer (a) with a carboxyl group; and an aqueous carrier, wherein the composition has a ph of 4 or less. The present invention provides hair conditioning compositions having reduced chunks while containing both mono-alkyl amine cationic surfactants and anionic polymers containing higher % of vinyl monomer with carboxyl group.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374594

Deposition of hydrophobic actives in the presence of surfactants

Described are personal care compositions, comprising an anionic surfactant, and a polyurea shell encapsulating a hydrophobic active, wherein the polyurea shell has at least one covalently attached cationic polymer, selected from the group consisting of quaternary amines and cationic biopolymers.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374553

Patch comprising an onion extract

The present invention relates to a patch comprising a layer composition, wherein the layer composition comprises at least a backing liner, a matrix layer comprising an onion extract (a), an acrylate based polymer (b) or a thermoplastic hot melt adhesive (b*), and a release liner, wherein the matrix layer is disposed between the backing liner and the release liner such that the matrix layer is contacted by the backing liner and the release liner on opposite sides thereof, wherein the release liner is releasable from the matrix layer. Further the present invention relates to such a patch for use in treating and/or preventing scars.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374460

Unified three dimensional virtual craniofacial and dentition model and uses thereof

A method and apparatus are disclosed enabling an orthodontist or a user to create an unified three dimensional virtual craniofacial and dentition model of actual, as-is static and functional anatomy of a patient, from data representing facial bone structure; upper jaw and lower jaw; facial soft tissue; teeth including crowns and roots; information of the position of the roots relative to each other; and relative to the facial bone structure of the patient; obtained by scanning as-is anatomy of craniofacial and dentition structures of the patient with a volume scanning device; and data representing three dimensional virtual models of the patient's upper and lower gingiva, obtained from scanning the patient's upper and lower gingiva either (a) with a volume scanning device, or (a) with a surface scanning device. Such craniofacial and dentition models of the patient can be used in optimally planning treatment of a patient.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374415

Systems and methods for stabilizing the motion or adjusting the position of the spine

The present invention provides systems and methods for stabilizing or adjusting the position of at least one spinal motion segment.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374342

Method for focal point compensation, and ultrasonic medical apparatus therefor

A method and an ultrasound medical apparatus for compensating for a focal point are disclosed. A method and an ultrasound medical apparatus are provided, for transmitting a high-intensity ultrasound having an intensity lower than a predetermined output value to a target object (an affected area of a patient) in a manner that no errors are generated between a focal point on the target object and an actual ultrasound focusing location when transmitting a high-intensity focused ultrasound and compensating a distance of the focal point by using a reflected signal of the ultrasound.. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374331

Ultrasonic probe

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an ultrasonic cavity probe including a grip configured to be held by a user, a lens unit having a predetermined curvature radius, and configured to be inserted into a bodily cavity and to be brought into contact with a skin inside the bodily cavity, a head unit including a first side for mounting the lens unit and rounded corners, and a connecting portion configured to connect the head unit and the grip and to make a first angle with the head unit.. . ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374269

Methods and apparatus for rapid monitoring of hemostatic state

Improved monitoring of one or more blood coagulation factors is provided. Factor-specific molecular probes having a dye-quencher arrangement are employed. ... Conio Inc

12/31/15 / #20150374246

Blood velocity measurement using correlative spectrally encoded flow cytometry

A spectrally encoded flow cytometry (sefc) technique for imaging blood in the microcirculation. Since the dependency of one of the axes of the image on time prevents effective quantification of essential clinical parameters, the optical path in an sefc system is split into two parallel imaging lines, followed by data analysis for recovering the flow speed from the multiplexed data. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150373084

Forwarding activity-related information from source electronic devices to companion electronic devices

. . . . . . The described embodiments transfer an activity from a source electronic device to a companion electronic device. The source electronic device receives activity information describing an activity performed in a first application at the source electronic device and broadcasts an activity advertisement comprising an activity identifier for the activity. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150372455

Crossed nanobeam structure for a low-threshold germanium laser

A crossed nanobeam structure for strain engineering in semiconductor devices is provided. For example, such a structure can be used for a low-threshold germanium laser. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150372274

Separator coated with polymer and conductive salt and electrochemical device using the same

The present invention provides method for manufacturing a coated separator for use in an electrochemical device, comprising the steps of: (i) providing a separator having two surfaces; (ii) applying a coating composition [composition (c)] on at least one surface of the separator, the composition (c) comprising a polymer [polymer (p)] and at least one electrolyte salt [salt (e)] of formula (a), a+b− (a) wherein a+ indicates an ion selected from alkaline metal cations or a combination thereof, and b″ indicates an ion selected from anions or a combination thereof, so as to obtain a coating layer onto said surface; and (ii) drying the coating layer so as to obtain a coated separator, wherein the polymer (p) is a vinylidene fluoride (vdf) polymer and comprises recurring units derived from at least one comonomer (c), said comonomer (c) being different from vinylidene fluoride (vdf), and wherein the polymer (p) comprises recurring units derived from at least one (meth)acrylic monomer (ma). Further, the present provides a separator for use in an electrochemical device, said separator being coated on at least one surface thereof a coating comprising a polymer (p) and at least one salt (e) as described above, wherein said coating is characterized by: a dry thickness of from about 0.1 to 10 μm; a weight between 5 and 100% of the weight of the un-coated separator; or being substantially solvent free. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150372245

Microelectronic components and electronic networks comprising dna

Microelectronic network devices and components are fabricated by binding or complexing at least one electronically functional substance to a molecular fiber, such as a nucleic acid fiber. The devices and components can be combined by interconnecting the complexed fibers to provide microelectronic circuits or networks. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150372219

Piezoelectric transducer, ultrasonic probe, and piezoelectric transducer manufacturing method

According to embodiment, a piezoelectric transducer includes a polarized single crystal piezoelectric body comprising a lead complex perovskite compound containing niobium oxide and at least one of magnesium oxide and indium oxide and including a first plane whose crystal orientation is [100] and a second plane which faces the first plane and whose crystal orientation is [100], and first electrode provided on the first plane side of the body and a second electrode provided on the second plane side of the body. A ratio of a second fwhm of diffracted x-rays at the miller index (400) of the body to a first fwhm of diffracted x-rays at the miller index (400) of the body which is unpolarized or has undergone depolarization processing is not less than 0.22 and not more than 0.4.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150371435

Efficient computation of shadows

Methods and apparatus are provided for displaying shadows of polygonal light sources. A computing device can determine a light-source polygon of a polygonal light source, where the light-source polygon includes light-source vertices. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150371392

Shape similarity measure for body tissue

A shape similarity metric can be provided that indicates how similar two or more shapes are. A difference between a union of the shapes and an intersection of the shapes can be used to determine the similarity metric. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150371209

N to n money transfers

Various methods, systems, and devices are described for performing money transfers to one or more payees from one or more payors using a money transfer system. A party, such as a payor, a payee, or a third party may create a set of payee rules. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150370985

System and method for crowdsourcing biological specimen identification

A system and method for crowdsourcing medical diagnosis that includes a caregiver taking a biological specimen from a patient, making a microscope slide with the specimen, photographing the image and transmitting it, including personal and demographic information related to the patient, to a remote computer, where the data is stored in a database for crowdsourced analysis, collecting the opinions of the individuals forming the crowdsource, weighting the opinions based upon qualifications of the individuals, and developing a pooled diagnosis based a parameter, such as frequency of a diagnosis occurring in the crowd of individuals, and transmitting the diagnosis to the caregiver, for prescribing medication, a therapy or further medical tests.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150370656

Management and recovery of distributed storage of replicas

A method of data replica recovery that is based on separate storage drives connected to a network where each storage drive has a storage space divided to contiguous storage segments and is electronically connected to a memory support component via a connection. Pairs of replicas, each of one of a plurality of data units, are stored in a manner that allows, in response to detection of a storage failure in one storage drive, to create replacement replicas in the memory support components of the other storage drives to assure that two replicas of each data unit can be found in the storage system.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150370562

Efficient conditional instruction having companion load predicate bits instruction

A pipelined run-to-completion processor can decode three instructions in three consecutive clock cycles, and can also execute the instructions in three consecutive clock cycles. The first instruction causes the alu to generate a value which is then loaded due to execution of the first instruction into a register of a register file. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150370171

Surfactants and methods of making and using same

Anionic surfactants have a formula: rfso2n(h)—ch2ch(ch3)oh; or rfso2n(h)—ch2ch2o)xh, where x is an integer from 2-6. Rf is a fluoroalkyl group having 3 to 8 carbon atoms. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369887

Methods and apparatuses related to instrumentation for magnetic relaxometry measurements

Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatuses suitable for use with magnetic relaxometry measurements. Embodiments can include one or more of atomic magnetometers, synthetic gradiometers, specific magnetizing coil configurations, cryoswitches, shielded enclosures, and field compensation systems.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369803

Low fluorescence utensils

Method of reducing background fluorescence and corresponding utensils are provided. Utensils such as those used for fluorescence measurements in many fields are coated by a coating comprising porous fractal ceramic layer(s). ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369696

Device for mechanically testing a pinion between an internal toothset and an external toothset and/or between two external toothsets at an adjustable angle

Mechanical test device including: an internal gear with internal teeth, configured to engage a pinion to be tested, the axis of the gear being fixed relative to the axis of the pinion to be tested; an internal gear support on which the gear is installed, a central movement transmission element configured to have a rotation movement about an axis fixed relative to the axis of the provided; a pinion to drive the gear, configured to engage the teeth of the gear; a mobile support on which the gear drive pinion is fixed; a support for the pinion to be tested, fixed relative to the support; and-an apparatus for putting the mobile support in rotation about the axis of the gear while the assembly composed of the pinion to be tested the gear the central transmission element and the pinion driving the gear is put into movement.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369356

Power transmission apparatus

A power transmission apparatus including a transmission, a case that accommodates the transmission, a counter drive gear to which power from the transmission is transmitted, a counter driven gear that meshes with the counter drive gear, and a drive pinion gear that is disposed and spaced apart in an axial direction from the counter driven gear and that rotates together with the counter driven gear, the power transmission apparatus.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369242

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump for a slip-controlled hydraulic vehicle braking system includes a pump shaft that is mounted rotatably on one side of a pinion and a ring gear that is mounted rotatably in an axial disk. The axial disk seals off the pinion and the ring gear at the sides.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369201

Starter assembly

A starter assembly is provided and includes a shaft to transmit rotation to a ring gear via a pinion and including a first helical spline with angling directed reversely with respect to a direction of the rotation and an elastic element anchored on the first helical spline to bias the pinion in an axial direction. The ring gear and the pinion include complementary teeth and the pinion defines a bore with a second helical spline to register with the first helical spline such that the pinion teeth are forwardly rotated into ring gear teeth engagement positions as the shaft moves axially relative to the pinion in the axial direction.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150369027

Well treatment method and system

An in situ channelization method, treatment fluid and system for stagewise reduction of the treatment fluid viscosity. A method involves injecting a treatment fluid into a fracture, decrosslinking a polymer in a first viscosity reduction stage to trigger channelization of a first solid particulate in the fracture prior to closure, and completing a break of the polymer following fracture closure. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368775

Nickel-chromium-iron-molybdenum corrosion resistant alloy and article of manufacture and method of manufacturing thereof

A solid-solution nickel-based alloy for use in sour gas and oil environments, including, in percent by weight: chromium: min. Of 21.0 and max. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368770

Nickel-chromium-iron-molybdenum corrosion resistant alloy and article of manufacture and method of manufacturing thereof

A solid-solution nickel-based alloy for use in sour gas and oil environments, including, in percent by weight: chromium: min. Of 21.0 and max. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368754

Niobium based alloy that is resistant to aqueous corrosion

A niobium or niobium alloy which contains pure or substantially pure niobium and at least one metal element selected from the group consisting of ru, rh, pd, os, ir, pt, mo, w and re to form a niobium alloy that is resistant to aqueous corrosion. The invention also relates to the process of preparing the niobium alloy.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368720

Methods and compositions of predicting activity of retinoid x receptor modulator

The present invention describes genomic biomarkers that have been discovered to correlate with varied individual responses (efficacy, adverse effect, and other end points) to therapeutic retinoid x receptor modulator, such as bexarotene, in treating diseases such as, non small cell lung cancer. The newly discovered biomarkers and others in linkage disequilibrium with them can be used in companion diagnostic tests which can help to predict drug responses and apply drugs only to those who will be benefited, or exclude those who might have adverse effects, by the treatment.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368709

Method and kit for detecting a wild-type and/or a mutated target dna sequence

The present invention relates to a method for detecting a first and/or a second target dna sequence from a dna library, differing in that a mutation generates/eliminates a restriction site for a restriction endonuclease, comprising the steps of: (a) providing the dna library, in which each of the dna sequences comprises a first sequence segment, a second sequence segment of genomic dna as cleaved by the restriction endonuclease, and a third sequence segment reverse complementary to the union of said first sequence segment and 5′ overhang, if any, of the restriction endonuclease; (b) amplifying the library of dna sequences by pcr using: a first reverse primer which hybridises to the 3′ end region of the second sequence segment of the first or second target sequence positive strand; a second forward primer which hybridises to the 3′ end region of the second sequence segment of the first target sequence antipositive strand; a third forward primer comprising a first portion hybridising to the 5′ end region of the third sequence segment of the second target sequence antipositive strand and a second portion hybridising to the 3′ end region of the second sequence segment of the second target sequence antipositive strand, wherein the first portion of the third forward primer has a length from 20% to 80% with respect to the total length of the third forward primer; (c) detecting dna sequences amplified in step (b).. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368697

On-slide staining by primer extension

A method for analyzing planar sample is provided. In some cases the method comprises: (a) incubating the planar sample with a capture agent that is linked to an oligonucleotide, wherein the capture agent specifically binds to complementary sites in the planar sample; (b) reading a fluorescent signal caused by extension of a primer that is hybridized to the oligonucleotide, using fluorescence microscopy. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368670

Compositions and methods of delivering treatments for latent viral infections

The invention provides delivery methods and compositions for antiviral therapeutics. Methods and compositions are provided for targeted delivery of antiviral therapeutics into cells of interest using, for example, viral vectors such as adenovirus, aav, and replication incompetent hsv. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368589

Amphoteric detergent compatible softeners based on alkyl ammonium backbone

The present invention provided amphoteric detergent compatible amphoteric softeners based on alkyl ammonium backbone of formula 1, 2 or 3. These softeners may be used directly to impart softness to the substrates such as fabrics. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368515

Cmp slurry compositions and methods for aluminum polishing

Chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) compositions and methods are described, which are suitable for polishing an aluminum surface. The compositions comprise alumina abrasive particles coated with an anionic polymer, and suspended in an acidic or neutral ph carrier. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368481

Method for improved stability of layer-by-layer assemblies for marine antifouling performance with a novel polymer

The present invention relates to a method and polymer for improving stability of layer-by-layer (lbl) assemblies or films such as for antifouling performances in a sea water environment. Stability enhancement is achieved by an application of a custom made polyanion that can be easily crosslinked in a mild condition without any other chemical addition, or high energy radiation, to form covalent bond, with any polyamines.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368471

Polymer blend compositions and methods of preparation

A polymer blend material comprising: (i) a first polymer containing hydrogen bond donating groups having at least one hydrogen atom bound to a heteroatom selected from oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur, or an anionic version of said first polymer wherein at least a portion of hydrogen atoms bound to a heteroatom is absent and replaced with at least one electron pair; (ii) a second polymer containing hydrogen bond accepting groups selected from nitrile, halogen, and ether functional groups; and (iii) at least one modifying agent selected from carbon particles, ether-containing polymers, and lewis acid compounds; wherein, if said second polymer contains ether functional groups, then said at least one modifying agent is selected from carbon particles and lewis acid compounds. Methods for producing the polymer blend, molded forms thereof, and articles thereof, are also described.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368443

Stability of zinc pyrithione dispersions

A composition directed to comprising from about 25% to about 60% a pyrithione or polyvalent metal salt of a pyrithione; from about 0.01 to about 1% of a cationic polymer; from about 0.01% to about 2.0% of an anionic surfactant wherein the cationic polymer has a molecular weight from about 100,000 to about 2,000,000.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368419

Refresh agent

A coated rubber composition includes a rubber composition coated with a liquid refresh agent selected from the group consisting of one or more liquid terpenes, limonene, carvone, pinene, pine needle oil, citral, orange oil, c9-c15 aliphatics, c9-c15 cycloaliphatics, ethyl lactate, dipentene, 1,8-cineole, eucalyptol, citronellol, geraniol, citronellene, terpinen-4-ol, and combinations thereof. A method of application and a coated rubber composition are also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368339

Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor binding agents and uses thereof

Agents that specifically bind to a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor in a conformationally-specific way can be used to induce a conformational change in the receptor. Such agents have therapeutic applications and can be used in x-ray crystallography studies of the receptor. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368326

Modulation of synaptic maintenance

C1q is shown to be expressed in neurons, where it acts as a signal for synapse elimination. Methods are provided for protecting or treating an individual suffering from adverse effects of synapse loss. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368325

Modulation of synaptic maintenance

C1q is shown to be expressed in neurons, where it acts as a signal for synapse elimination. Methods are provided for protecting or treating an individual suffering from adverse effects of synapse loss. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368324

Modulation of synaptic maintenance

C1q is shown to be expressed in neurons, where it acts as a signal for synapse elimination. Methods are provided for protecting or treating an individual suffering from adverse effects of synapse loss. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368182

Preparation of fluorosulfonate esters and onium salts derived therefrom

The present invention is directed to methods for preparing a fluorosulfonate ester or a salt thereof, through a reaction of a dissolved sulfonyl fluoride (rfso2f) with alkoxide anion (ro−) optionally in the presence of an aprotic base (b), where rf is fluorine or a c1-c8 perfluoroalkyl group, and r is a primary alkyl or alkoxyalkyl. Alkoxide anion (ro−) can be generated from a precursor such as an alcohol or silyl ester.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368152

Low-e panels and methods for forming the same

Embodiments provided herein describe low-e panels and methods for forming low-e panels. A transparent substrate is provided. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150368126

Magnetic nanostructures and device implementing same

A method and apparatus for selective removal of heavy ions, biological, cations, anions or other elements of interest from liquids using magnetic nanoparticles, and recovery of nanoparticles to be reused in the wastewater purification. For certain embodiments, after water treatment and magnetic separation, the loaded nanoparticles may be washed, regenerated, collected and re-introduced in the water treatment cycle. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367884

Detection of change in surface friction using electric power steering signals

A system and a method of controlling a power steering system of a vehicle are provided. A control system includes a control module operable to receive sensor data and control the power steering system. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367616

Pressure-transferred components

In accordance with various embodiments, a front surface of a donor substrate is placed upon a surface of an acceptor substrate, with the front surface having donor material formed thereupon. A portion of the donor material is transferred from the donor substrate to a target surface region of the acceptor substrate, by applying a localized-force to a back surface of the donor substrate that is opposite the donor material in the region being transferred. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367338

Catalyst complexes with carbene ligand and method for making same and use in metathesis reaction

This invention relates to catalyst compounds and the synthesis and applications useful in olefin metathesis reactions. The catalyst compounds of the invention are represented by the formula (i): wherein m is a group 8 metal; x1 and x2 are anionic ligands; l1 and l2 are neutral two electron donor ligands. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367307

Anionic surfactant compositions and use thereof

Provided are surfactant compositions that are useful as alternatives to alkylphenol ethoxylates (apes) type surfactants in emulsion polymerization. The surfactant compositions comprise: an alkyl alkoxylate sulfate of formula (i): r—o—(c3h6o)x(c2h4o)y—s03m, wherein r, x, y, and m are as defined herein.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367237

Method, apparatus and system for expressing and exchanging opinions on virtual objects

A system, method and computer program product for multi -player video gaming, including a virtual representation of a first user; a virtual object provided to the first user by a second user or a virtual representation of the second user; and the virtual object provided by the second user configured to influence a level of emotion and feeling, including health and happiness of the virtual representation of the first user.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367101

Tip propelled device for motion through a passage

A self-propelled device for locomotion through a lumen, comprising a set of serially arranged inflatable chambers, the end ones of which expand at least radially when inflated. Connecting passages provide fluid communication between each pair of adjacent chambers. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150367020

Methods of treating amniotic membranes using supercritical fluids and compositions and apparatuses prepared therefrom

A method of sterilizing compositions prepared from amniotic membrane tissues may include harvesting placental tissue, separation of amniotic membrane tissue, and treatment of the amniotic membrane tissue with a supercritical fluid such as carbon dioxide. Treatment with supercritical fluid may subject the amniotic membrane tissue to conditions sufficient to sterilize the tissue yet maintain at least some biological function of the sterilized composition. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366983

Modified canine leptin polypeptides

Modified canine leptin polypeptides and formulations and uses thereof, are provided including polyethylene glycol (peg) modified canine leptin polypeptides, wherein the peg moiety is covalently attached to a para-acetyl-phenylalanine (paf) residue of the polypeptide, and related compositions and methods useful in treating companion animal obesity and other leptin-related disorders.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366964

Anti-tumor t cell immunity induced by high dose radiation

Cancer treatment is provided, by irradiating an individual with a localized, high single dose or short course of doses at a primary tumor site; collecting t cells from the individual after a period of time sufficient activation of an anti-tumor response; treating the individual with an effective dose of dose of chemotherapy; and reintroducing the t cell population back to the individual.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366961

Antibody evolution immunogens

The present invention relates, in general, to hiv-1 and, in particular, to broadly neutralizing hiv-1 antibodies, and to hiv-1 immunogens and to methods of using such immunogens to induce the production of broadly neutralizing hiv-1 antibodies in a subject (e.g., a human).. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366931

Fermented cationic peptide-based antimicrobial extract compatible with anionic compounds

An antimicrobial composition compatible with anionic compounds is prepared by a process of contacting a cationic peptide-based antimicrobial extract with an ion exchange resin.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366904

Assembly of micelle aggregates of surfactant micelles and silver nanoparticles and use as antibacterial agent

An assembly of micelle aggregates, wherein each aggregate comprises micelles of an anionic surfactant and nano-sized particles of metallic silver. A product comprising such assemblies for use in treating or preventing bacterial infections.. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366781

Cosmetic preparation containing crosslinkable silicone rubber emulsion and its production method

A cosmetic preparation containing a crosslinkable silicone rubber emulsion comprising (a) 100 parts by weight of a straight chain or branched organopolysiloxane containing at least two hydroxyl groups bonded to the silicon atom per molecule prepared by ring-opening polymerization of a cyclic organosiloxane in the presence of an alkoxysilane or its partial hydrolytic condensate or an α,ω-dihydroxy or dialkoxy siloxane oligomer by using a catalyst selected from citric, lactic, and ascorbic acids and an anionic surfactant emulsifier; and (b) 0.5 to 20 parts by weight of a reaction product of an amino group-containing organoxysilane and an acid anhydride.. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366636

Intraoral device for improving physical balance

Intraoral device (1) for improving balance, posture and morphofunctional alignment of the craniomandibular complex, includes a sheath (2) adapted to cover at least one portion of the upper dental arch of the subject using the device (1), characterized in that it comprises the palate stimulation component (3) adapted to induce a constant stimulation of the receptors present in the front portion of the palate simulating lingual activity, said component (3) being firmly integrated with said sheath (2) and being extended, from the back of the upper incisors, along the front portion of the palate when said device (1) is worn, and in that it comprises at least one plate (4) with variable thickness, suitable for mandibular realignment, and to be assembled to said sheath (2), said plate (4) being reversibly assemblable to the palate stimulation component (3) integral with said sheath (2).. . ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366551

Patient-supported ophthalmic platforms

Patient-supported ophthalmic platforms for use in ophthalmic procedures are described. The platform is supported at least in part upon a patient's face where the platform is configured to cover at least one or both eyes and further includes a conformable portion which rests upon a remainder of the patient's face. ... Conio Inc

12/24/15 / #20150366179

Dual-bearing reel and clutch mechanism thereof

A clutch mechanism includes a clutch portion and a pinion gear. The pinion gear has an engaging part and a gear part. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150365174

Robust coherent and self-coherent signal processing techniques

. . . . . . . . . . A receiver that may include a receiver front end, a polyphase de-multiplexor having multiple outputs; a polyphase multiplexor having multiple inputs; and a plurality of multi-symbol-differential-detection modules coupled between the multiple outputs of the polyphase de-multiplexor and the multiple inputs of the polyphase multiplexor.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364790

Anion conducting material and cell

The present invention aims to provide an anion conducting material having excellent anion conductivity and durability, which can be suitably used as a separator, an electrolyte, or an electrode protecting agent of an alkaline cell, for example. The present invention also aims to provide a cell including a cell component containing the anion conducting material. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364789

Electrode precursor, electrode, and cell

The present invention provides an electrode which is a zinc anode or an electrode of any other type, and ensures good durability and sufficiently high ion conductivity, and sufficiently improves the cell performance when used in a cell, and also provides its precursor. The present invention relates to an electrode which includes a current collector and an active material layer containing an active material, and further includes a specific anion conducting material or a specific solid electrolyte.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364783

System and method of generating electricity from the salinization of freshwater

A system and method of generating electricity from the salinization of freshwater is provided. In one embodiment, the diffusion of cations and anions from saline to freshwater is rapidly alternated in order to generate electrical power in the form of alternating current. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364757

Mixed oxide of titanium and niobium comprising a trivalent metal

Mxti2−2xnb10+xo29±δ  (ii) where 0<x≦0.40; −0.3≦δ≦0.3.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364670

Piezoelectric device, piezoelectric actuator, piezoelectric sensor, hard disk drive, and inkjet printer apparatus

A piezoelectric element exhibiting a small leakage current density and high reliability as compared with a knn thin film piezoelectric element in the related art is provided. The piezoelectric element is characterized by including a lower electrode, a piezoelectric layer primarily made from potassium-sodium niobate, which is a perovskite type compound represented by a general formula abo3, and an upper electrode, wherein the piezoelectric layer is present between the lower electrode and the upper electrode, and the piezoelectric layer has the value determined by dividing the maximum value of intensity of a diffraction peak, where the angle of 2θ is within the range of 21.1°≦2θ≦23.4° in the x-ray diffraction pattern (2θ/θ), by the intensity of a diffraction peak, where 2θ is within the range of 30.1°≦2θ≦33.3°, of 0.04 or less.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364617

Semiconductor nanowire antenna solar cells and detectors

Patterning planar photo-absorbing materials into arrays of nanowires is demonstrated as a method for increasing the total photon absorption in a given thickness of absorbing material. Such a method can provide faster, cheaper, and more efficient photo-detectors and solar cells. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364537

Ald processes for low leakage current and low equivalent oxide thickness bitao films

A high dielectric constant (k≧40), low leakage current (≦10−6 a/cm2 at 0.6 nm or lower equivalent oxide thickness) non-crystalline metal oxide is described, including an oxide of two or more compatible metals selected from the group consisting of bismuth, tantalum, niobium, barium, strontium, calcium, magnesium, titanium, zirconium, hafnium, tin, and lanthanide series metals. Metal oxides of such type may be formed with relative proportions of constituent metals being varied along a thickness of such oxides, to enhance their stability. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364472

Semiconductor device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic device including the same

A semiconductor device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic device including the same are provided. The semiconductor device includes a first transistor and a second transistor. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364271

Rotating sleeve lock switch

A rotating sleeve lock switch comprising a main body, and a button having an axis. The button is mounted to the main body. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364263

Nonionic surfactant for use in a solid electrolyte of an electrolytic capacitor

A solid electrolytic capacitor that comprises a sintered porous anode, a dielectric layer that overlies the anode body, and a solid electrolyte overlying the dielectric layer is provided. The solid electrolyte comprises a conductive polymer and a nonionic surfactant having a hydrophilic/lipophilic balance (“hlb”) of from about 10 to about 20 and a molecular weight of from about 100 to about 10,000 grams per mole. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150364023

Monitoring system of motion sensing carpets

The present invention is to provide a monitoring system including a plurality of motion sensing carpets and a monitoring device (e.g., a computer) electrically connected to one of the motion sensing carpets serving as a control unit while all the other motion sensing carpets directly or indirectly joined to the control unit serves as auxiliary units. The monitoring device is able to carry out a topology algorithm and then establish a topology matrix of the motion sensing carpets in a stepwise manner so as to obtain the relative location of each motion sensing carpet. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150363940

Robust anytime tracking combining 3d shape, color, and motion with annealed dynamic histograms

Velocity controllers in accordance with embodiments of the invention enable velocity estimation for tracked objects. One embodiment includes a tracker controller, including: a processor, and a memory containing: a velocity tracker application; a state space describing relationships between measured locations, calculated locations, and changes in locations, where the calculated locations in the state space correspond to unoccluded points on the surface of the tracked object; wherein the processor is configured by the velocity tracker application to: pre-process the state space to identify a tracked object; estimate a velocity of the tracked object using a location history calculated from the measured locations of the tracked object within the state space and a motion model calculated from the state space; and return the velocity of the tracked object.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150363881

Program and method for investing cooperatively in the property of wholesale goods

This invention is for a cooperative investment program. For this cooperative investment program, the credit union and bank's administrators operate the software program that houses the method of investing in the property of wholesale consumer goods. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150362106

Coupling retainer, retainer method, and stabilized coupling

A retainer includes a ring body with one or more protector tabs, one or more flex regions, and first and second pinch features. The ring body lies in a retainer plane and forms a portion of a circular shape with a pinch opening defined between a first ring end and a second ring end. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361776

Flywheel energy storage oil pumping machine

Disclosed is a flywheel energy storage oil pumping machine, comprising an electric motor (1) and a control device (3), and also comprising a rotary spindle (2), a lifting roller (4) for lifting an oil sucker rod, a roller drive wheel (6), an energy adjustment flywheel (7), a transmission (8) and an energy feedback device (9), wherein the lifting roller (4)is sheathed on the rotary spindle (2), and the separation and reunion between the rotary spindle (2) and the lifting roller (4) are achieved via a clutch (5); the roller drive wheel (6) is fixedly connected to the lifting roller (4); and a low-speed end of the transmission (8) is connected to the rotary spindle (2), and a high-speed end is connected to the energy adjustment flywheel (7). The flywheel energy storage oil pumping machine is simple in structure, low in cost, small in size, light in weight, small installation capacity of an electric motor, low in energy consumption, high in efficiency and low in failure rate, and has nearly no pollution in a power grid.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361705

Actuator for a furniture flap

The invention relates to an actuator for moving a flap of a furniture item, having a pivotally mounted actuating arm for moving the flap, a spring device for acting on the actuating arm having a pivoting moment in the opening direction, an adjustment device for adjusting the actuator, wherein the adjustment device comprises a gear mechanism having a pinion and a crown gear, the crown gear axis of which forms an angle, preferably a right angle, with the pinion axis, wherein the gear mechanism comprises a second pinion, which engages with the same crown gear as the first pinion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361616

Process for isolating cellulose from cellulosic biomass, isolated cellulose of type i and composite materials comprising same

Described herein are processes for the production of a cellulose pulp and processes for isolating cellulose from cellulose-containing biomass. The processes of the invention comprises contacting the biomass with a source of anions and a source of cations, the source of anions and the source of cations being selected to react exothermically with the biomass and with each other. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361533

Hypoeutectoid bearing steel

A steel alloy comprising from: (a) 0.6 to 0.9 wt. % carbon, (b) 0.1 to 0.5 wt. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361310

Adhesives that include highly-plasticized cellulose esters and methods and articles relating thereto

In some instances, adhesives may include a cellulose ester and a plasticizer in an amount of about 15% or greater by weight of the adhesive, wherein the plasticizer comprises a nonionic surfactant. In some instances, adhesives may include a cellulose ester and a mixture of two or more plasticizers in an amount of about 15% or greater by weight of the adhesive, wherein a melt flow index of the adhesive melt is greater than comparable adhesive melts that comprise the cellulose ester and only one of the plasticizers at the same amount.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361244

Polyhydroxy curable fluoroelastomer composition

The invention disclosed herein is a curable fluoroelastomer composition comprising i) a fluoroelastomer, ii) a polyhydroxy curative and iii) a mixture of anion trappers comprising y-aluminum oxide hydroxide and magnesium oxide. Cured articles made therefrom are resistant to volume swell in carboxylic acids.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361215

Aliphatic polycarbonate quench method

The present disclosure is directed to, in part, an aliphatic polycarbonate polymerization reaction initiated by combining an epoxide with carbon dioxide in the presence of a catalytic transition metal-ligand complex to form a reaction mixture, and further quenching that polymerization reaction by contacting the reaction mixture with an acid containing a non-nucleophilic anion produces a crude polymer solution with improved stability and processability.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361207

Novel amphiphilic graft copolymers

A novel amphiphilic graft copolymer is described. A process to make amphiphilic graft copolymers via grafting either poly(ethylene oxide) or polylactide side chains onto an eva platform using oxo-anion ring-opening polymerization chemistry is also described. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150361102

Method for producing metal complex

Disclosed is a method for producing a metal complex comprising a multivalent carboxylic acid compound, at least one metal ion, an organic ligand capable of multidentate binding to the metal ion, and a monocarboxylic acid compound, wherein the metal ion is used in the form of a metal salt having a counter anion of the metal ion, a conjugate acid of the counter anion having a first dissociation exponent larger by 0 to 6 than that of the multivalent carboxylic acid compound, and at least one of the multivalent carboxylic acid compound, the metal ion, the organic ligand capable of multidentate binding, and the monocarboxylic acid compound is reacted in a suspended state. This method can effectively produce a metal complex.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360974

Bromide recovery from aqueous streams

The invention relates to a process for recovering bromide from a halide-containing aqueous stream, comprising the steps of: providing a feed of halide-containing aqueous stream; contacting an anion-exchange resin with said feed, to form halide-loaded resin; treating said halide-loaded resin with a regenerant and subsequently with a rinse to produce, in succession, a chloride-rich solution, a mixed chloride/bromide solution, a bromide-rich solution and an essentially halide-free solution; directing said mixed chloride/bromide solution to said feed; processing said bromide-rich solution to recover one or more bromide products; and utilizing said essentially halide-free solution for regenerant dilution and/or rinsing of said resin. An apparatus for carrying out the process is also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360557

Hybrid powertrain unit for motor vehicles provided with auxiliary devices

A hybrid powertrain unit comprises an internal combustion engine, and a gearbox device with a primary shaft connectable to the a shaft of the engine via a clutch. The gearbox device comprises a secondary shaft with an output pinion meshing with a first crown wheel of a differential, the casing of which is rigidly connected to a casing of the gearbox device. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360556

Hybrid powertrain unit for motor vehicles with a device for transmission to a further axle of the motor vehicle

A hybrid powertrain unit comprises an engine, and a gearbox device with a primary shaft connectable to an engine shaft via a clutch. The gearbox device comprises a secondary shaft with an output pinion meshing with a first crown wheel of a differential, the casing of which is rigidly connected to the casing of the gearbox device. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360555

Hybrid powertrain unit for motor vehicles with engagement devices on opposite sides of the electric machine

A hybrid powertrain unit comprises an engine and a gearbox with a primary shaft connectable to an engine shaft via a clutch and a secondary shaft with an output pinion meshing with a first differential crown wheel. An electric machine is configured to function as an electric motor and generator, having a shaft connected by a transmission to a second differential crown wheel. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360554

Hybrid powertrain unit for motor vehicles with a belt transmission device between electric machine and differential

A hybrid powertrain unit comprises an engine and a gearbox device with a primary shaft that can be connected to a shaft of the engine via a clutch. The gearbox device comprises a secondary shaft with an output pinion meshing with a first crown wheel of a differential, the casing of which is rigidly connected to a casing of the gearbox device. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360480

Aqueous ink durability deposited on substrate

A method for improving durability of aqueous ink deposited on a substrate having multivalent metal salt present at the surface of the substrate is disclosed. The method includes depositing aqueous ink on the surface of the substrate, wherein the aqueous ink is an anionically stabilized pigment ink, drying the substrate to substantially remove the water from the deposited aqueous ink, applying substantially pure water and heat to the dried substrate with deposited aqueous ink, and removing the applied water and heat to return the dried substrate to an ambient temperature and moisture content. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360194

Enrichment of dna sequencing libraries from samples containing small amounts of target dna

Provided herein is a method for capturing dna molecules in solution. The method may comprise: extracting dna from a sample that comprises endogenous dna and environmental dna to produce extracted dna; ligating universal adaptors to the extracted dna; hybridizing the extracted dna, in solution, with affinity-tagged rna probes generated by: in vitro transcribing a library of fragmented reference genomic dna that has been ligated to an rna promoter adaptor, in the presence of an affinity-tagged ribonucleotide; binding the product with a capture agent that is tethered to a substrate in the presence of rna oligonucleotides that are complementary to the adaptors, thereby capturing the hybridized dna molecules on the substrate; washing the substrate to remove any unbound dna molecules; and releasing the captured dna molecules. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150360056

Visualizing radiation therapy beam in real-time in the context of patient's anatomy

A method of real-time radiotherapy beam visualization is provided that includes disposing a free-form flexible scintillating sheet on a subject of interest, irradiating the subject of interest with a source of ionizing radiation, where the free-forming flexible scintillating sheet emits light when irradiated by the therapeutic photon beam, collecting the emitted light and collecting ambient light reflected from the subject of interest and surrounding objects using a camera, where the collected light is converted to image data by the camera, where the image data is communicated to an appropriately programmed computer, and processing the image data to determine beam characteristics and the characteristics of the subject of interest, using the appropriately programmed computer, where the beam characteristics and the characteristics of the subject of interest are displayed in real-time to a machine operator enabling real-time verification of treatment delivery.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359946

Coatings for the controllable release of antimicrobial metal ions

Antimicrobial metal ion coatings. In particular, described herein are coatings including an anodic metal (e.g., silver and/or zinc and/or copper) that is co-deposited with a cathodic metal (e.g., palladium, platinum, gold, molybdenum, titanium, iridium, osmium, niobium or rhenium) on a substrate so that the anodic metal is galvanically released as antimicrobial ions when the apparatus is exposed to a bodily fluid. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359906

Lipids, lipid complexes and use thereof

Y− is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359817

Method of treating inflamed, irritated, and sensitive skin using a polylmer suspension system, method for preparing the same, and products made thereof

One aspect of the present invention provides a use of polymer 2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl-2-(trimethylammonio)ethyl phosphate-stearylmethacrylate copolymer suspension as a compound which is beneficial to inflamed, irritated and sensitive skin. According to an alternative further aspect of the present invention there is provided a method of preparing a fabric which is non-irritating to the skin, said method comprising: scouring a fabric; rinsing the scoured fabric; coating the fabric with a polymer suspension having dual hydrophilic and hydrophobic characteristics; and finally setting the coated fabric to the required dimensions using a heat drying process so that an original handfeel of the fabric is not affected by the coating.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359722

Flexible solid cosmetic composition comprising anionic surfactants and solid particles, and cosmetic treatment process

The invention also relates to a cosmetic treatment process, in particular for caring for, cleaning and/or conditioning keratin materials, using said composition.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359717

Hair care composition

A kit for coloring hair comprising: i) a first composition comprising an anionic surfactant, 2-amino-6-chloro-4-nitrophenol and a polyphenol; (ii) a second composition comprising a transition metal salt and/or complex.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359614

Unified three dimensional virtual craniofacial and dentition model and uses thereof

A method and apparatus are disclosed enabling an orthodontist or a user to create an unified three dimensional virtual craniofacial and dentition model of actual, as-is static and functional anatomy of a patient, from data representing facial bone structure; upper jaw and lower jaw; facial soft tissue; teeth including crowns and roots; information of the position of the roots relative to each other; and relative to the facial bone structure of the patient; obtained by scanning as-is anatomy of craniofacial and dentition structures of the patient with a volume scanning device; and data representing three dimensional virtual models of the patient's upper and lower gingiva, obtained from scanning the patient's upper and lower gingiva either (a) with a volume scanning device, or (a) with a surface scanning device. Such craniofacial and dentition models of the patient can be used in optimally planning treatment of a patient.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359577

Linear member for medical use for bone union

A linear member for medical use having stretchability and flexibility while maintaining sufficient strength includes: an inner helical body including a plurality of helically wound wires, the inner helical body including a space portion inside, gap portions being provided in an axial direction between each wire; and an outer helical body provided outside of the inner helical body including a plurality of wires helically wound in such a manner as to form a layer along an axis of the helical body and a helical direction of the outer helical body is opposite to that of the inner helical body with gap portions being provided between each of the wires, the outer helical body being disposed to provide a multilayer structure.. . ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359474

Push-to-charge mechanism for lancing device

A lancing device has a charging mechanism that operates to convert an external push action by a user to an internal pull action that retracts and charges a lancet for use in a lancing stroke. In some embodiments, the charging mechanism includes a user-actuated charging push-button, a reverse charging member coupled to a lancet carrier, and a reverse-motion conversion member coupled therebetween. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359450

Method for physiological signal analysis and its system and computer program product storing physiological signal analysis program

A method for physiological signal analysis and its system and a computer program product storing a physiological signal analysis program are provided. Physiological signals of a subject are collected for a user to provide a detection opinion for the physiological signals in order to generate syndrome recognition parameters and syndrome weight parameters such that the collected physiological signals are analyzed and determined. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359395

Vacuum brush drive

A vacuum cleaner is described, the vacuum cleaner having a vacuum head with a housing, a suction port, a motor, and a brush. The brush is connected to a drive pully, the motor has a motor pinion, and a belt extends from the motor pinion to the drive pulley the belt having teeth with a rounded profile.. ... Conio Inc

12/17/15 / #20150359261

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An exemplary atomizer includes a housing, a solution reservoir, and an atomizing part. The housing defines an air inlet, an air outlet, and an air passage communicating the air inlet and the air outlet. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150359080

Traveling wave linear accelerator with rf power flow outside of accelerating cavities

. . . . A high power rf traveling wave accelerator structure includes a symmetric rf feed, an input matching cell coupled to the symmetric rf feed, a sequence of regular accelerating cavities coupled to the input matching cell at an input beam pipe end of the sequence, one or more waveguides parallel to and coupled to the sequence of regular accelerating cavities, an output matching cell coupled to the sequence of regular accelerating cavities at an output beam pipe end of the sequence, and output waveguide circuit or rf loads coupled to the output matching cell. Each of the regular accelerating cavities has a nose cone that cuts off field propagating into the beam pipe and therefore all power flows in a traveling wave along the structure in the waveguide.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358746

Acoustical crosstalk compensation

A method for compensating for acoustic crosstalk between a first and a second microphone unit being acoustically connected to a shared volume. The method includes the steps of providing a first output signal, pout, from the first microphone unit, providing a second output signal, uout, from the second microphone unit, and generating a compensated output signal by combining a portion of one of the output signals with the other output signal via addition or subtraction in order to compensate for acoustical crosstalk. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358634

Apparatus and method to support encoding and decoding video data

To support encoding a control circuit determines a primary prediction mode to employ when encoding a block of video data and then determines a corresponding companion prediction mode to correspond to the primary prediction mode. The control circuit can then generate a mixed prediction for the block of video data by mixing a prediction formed using the primary prediction mode with a prediction formed using the companion prediction mode. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150358203

Proximity based cross-screen experience app framework for use between an industrial automation console server and smart mobile devices

A system and method for a graphic user interface used as the human machine interface (hmi) for industrial automation (ia) systems. The system and method use a peer-to-peer session framework between a console with one or more physically connected displays within a control room environment and a companion device. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150357639

Active material and lithium ion battery

The main object of the present invention is to provide an active material which is used for an electrochemical device utilizing li ion conduction, and capable of improving cycle stability. The present invention attains the object by providing an active material used for an electrochemical device utilizing li ion conduction, comprising an active substance capable of absorbing and releasing a li ion, and an na ion conductor disposed on the surface of the active substance and having a polyanionic structure.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150357591

Solar cells comprising 2d-perovskites

A solar cell includes a light-absorbing layer comprising a 2d-perovskite.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150357191

Method for manufacturing ordered nanowire array of nio doped with pt in situ

The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing ordered nanowires array of nio doped with pt in situ, comprising: growing a ni layer on a high-temperature resistant and insulated substrate; applying a photoresist on the ni layer, pattering a pattern region of the ordered nanowires array by applying electron beam etching on the photoresist, growing ni on the pattern region of the ordered nanowires array, peeling off the photoresist by acetone and etching the surface of the ni layer by ion beam etching so as to etch off the ni layer grown on the surface of the substrate and to leave the ni on the pattern region of the ordered nanowires array to form the ordered ni nanowires array; dipping the ordered ni nanowires array into a solution of h2ptcl6 so as to displace pt on the ni nanowires array by a displacement reaction; and oxidizing the ni nanowires array attached with pt in an oxidation oven to obtain the ordered nanowires array of nio doped with pt. The present invention is simple and practical and the sensitivity and reliability of the doped sensor on the gas of co and h2 are greatly improved.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356674

Universal ledger

The present invention provides systems and methods for tracking obligations incurred between individuals. The method may include receiving a request from a first party, where the request includes an expense incurred by the first party for the benefit of a second party. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356569

Proximity-based information and area of relevance

A system for managing an end-user's request for information and entertainment. This information can be retrieved using a mobile device or kiosk with a computer, using software over the internet. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356526

Intuitive interactive automated video teller machine

Disclosed is an inventive concept in the field of automated teller machines, frequently referred to as atm's. The concept, referred to as a “micro-branch,” comprises a method of presenting a sequence of automated, interactive video presentations to a user who then performs desired financial transactions. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356500

Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring blood products during portable storage and transport

Systems and methods for monitoring blood products using portable storage units (“psus”) are disclosed. A psu can be configured to communicate with a blood product management server for monitoring blood products. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356477

Method and system for technology risk and control

A computer-implemented method and system provides a collaborative framework to assess and manage an enterprise's technology risk and controls for mitigating such risk. The framework is configured to collect risk assessments associated with technology assets from various lines of business within an enterprise, map such risks to appropriate controls and identify and manage control gaps were controls are not in place. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356238

Scoring the deviation of an individual with high dimensionality from a first population

Techniques for scoring deviations of individuals from a population include obtaining profile data for each individual in a first population and from a subject drawn from a second population. The profile data indicates values for each of multiple parameters. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356212

Senior assisted living method and system

A system for analyzing, modeling and improving the “acoustic wellness” of various public and private spaces, particularly in assisted-living communities or facilities. The system may be implemented by the steps of selecting an area within a facility, acoustically mapping the area, modeling acoustics at each listener location in the area, developing acoustic remediation solutions for the area, and implementing the acoustic remediation solutions.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150356210

Well tool scale buildup test, model and mitigation

Testing scale buildup in a well tool can include pressurizing separate cationic and anionic solutions, then heating the separate solutions, mixing together the solutions, and exposing the well tool to the mixed solutions. A well tool can be constructed by a) determining velocities of flow at a predetermined offset from surfaces of a geometric model representative of the well tool, b) calculating scale buildup on the surfaces based at least in part on the velocities, c) reducing pressure change per unit distance along selected ones of the surfaces having greater than a predetermined level of scale buildup, and d) repeating steps a-c until all scale buildup is no greater than the predetermined level. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355787

Dynamically executing multi-device commands on a distributed control

A system and method for sending of data to a specified device without needing to preprogram a dedicated key of a human interface device. One embodiment provides for selection of a display where the display does not need to be programmed ahead of time. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355571

Semiconductive roller

A semiconductive roller (1) according to the present invention has a nonporous single-layer structure formed from a rubber composition which includes: a rubber component including a styrene butadiene rubber and an epichlorohydrin rubber; and a salt of an anion having a fluoro group and a sulfonyl group in its molecule; the salt being present in the rubber composition in a proportion of 0.05 to 5 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the overall rubber component.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355561

Electro-conductive belt and electrophotographic apparatus

Provided is an electro-conductive belt including an electro-conductive resin layer. The electro-conductive resin layer includes a matrix containing a thermoplastic resin having at least one bond selected from the group consisting of an amide bond, an ester bond and a carbonate bond, a domain containing an ionic liquid containing a hexafluorophosphate anion or an anion expressed by formula (1), and particles containing a silicone resin having a structure expressed by formula (2): r0—sio3/2. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355544

Chemically amplified resist composition and pattern forming process

A resist composition is provided comprising (a) a carboxylic acid sulfonium salt whose anion moiety has a bulky structure of arenecarboxylate in which secondary or tertiary carbon atoms bond at both ortho-positions relative to the carbon atom in bond with carboxylate, as an acid diffusion regulator and (b) a polymer which is decomposed under the action of acid to increase its solubility in alkaline developer. When processed by eb or euv lithography, the resist composition exhibits a very high resolution and forms a pattern with minimal ler.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355452

Adjustable drive mechanism

An adjustable drive mechanism, which may be used to control the elevation angle of a telescope or antenna, is disclosed. The adjustable drive mechanism can include a base plate configured to couple with a support structure and having a first spherical portion facing away from the support structure. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355347

Method for tracking moving sources with pet

A method of reconstructing time-varying position of individual radioactive point sources directly from positron emission tomography (pet) measurements is provided that includes using a pet scanner to acquire list-mode coincidence events of a moving radioactive point source, using an appropriately programmed computer to model a trajectory of the moving radioactive point source as a 3d function of a temporal variable, then apply an optimization procedure to find the trajectory that minimizes a distance between the trajectory and the recorded list-mode coincidence events, and using the pet scanner to output a real time position of the radioactive point source.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150355200

Method for selecting agents that bind to transmembrane receptors in a conformationally-selective manner

Provided herein are several methods for selecting agents that bind to transmembrane receptors in a conformationally-selective way. In some embodiments, the method may comprise producing: a transmembrane receptor in an active conformation; and said transmembrane receptor in an inactive conformation and using cell sorting to select, from a population of cells comprising a library of cell surface-tethered extracellular capture agents, cells that are specifically bound to either the transmembrane receptor in its active conformation or the transmembrane receptor in its inactive conformation, but not both. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150354524

Engine starting apparatus

An apparatus for starting an engine, including an inertia-engagement-type starter. In the apparatus, a starter-characteristic switching mechanism is configured to switch an output characteristic of the starter between a plurality of output characteristics including at least a low-torque high-speed characteristic and a high-torque low-speed characteristic, where the output characteristic of the starter is hereinafter referred to a starter characteristic. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150354387

Variable vane overlap shroud

A shroud supports one of an inner and an outer trunnion on a variable vane. The shroud is provided by a first and a second axial half. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150354186

Pull-out faucet

A pull-out faucet contains: a body and a shower assembly mounted on the body. The shower assembly includes a flexible pipe, an inflow member, a spray head coupled with an outlet segment of the flexible pipe and retracting back to an outlet of the body after being pulled outwardly, a plurality of led elements, a circuit board, and an electric wire. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150354185

Pull-out faucet

A pull-out faucet contains: a body and a shower assembly mounted on the body. The shower assembly includes a flexible pipe, an inflow member connected with an inlet segment of the flexible pipe, a spray head coupled with an outlet segment of the flexible pipe and retracted back to an outlet of the body after being pulled outwardly, a plurality of led elements, a circuit board electrically, and an electric wire. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150354027

Continuous ion exchange process integrated with membrane separation for recovering uranium

A continuous ion exchange system and method for recovering uranium from a pregnant liquor solution wherein the method includes the steps of: (a) treating the pregnant liquor solution (16) with a membrane (28) to produce: i) a leach permeate solution (30) at least partially depleted of uranium and carbonate and ii) a leach concentrate solution (30′) having a relatively higher concentration of uranium and carbonate and which is at least partially depleted of chloride; (b) passing the leach concentrate stream (30′) through an ion exchange bed to load uranium onto a strong base anion exchange resin and produce an untreated barren (18) solution depleted of uranium, (c) passing an eluant solution (20) comprising bicarbonate through the loaded ion exchange bed to strip uranium from the strong base anion exchange resin and produce an eluate (22) comprising uranium and bicarbonate, (d) precipitating uranium (24) from the eluate (22) to produce a residual eluant solution (26) depleted of uranium, and (e) repeating steps (a)-(d).. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353869

Detergent composition comprising polyalkyleneimine polymers

Detergent compositions comprising anionic surfactant and a carboxymethylated polyalkyleneimine, where the detergent compositions are substantially free of bleach. Methods of using such compositions, for example, to treat a surface.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353825

Method for preventing soil erosion

Provided is a method for preventing soil erosion in which a nonionic guar and/or a cationic guar is applied on or into the soil. A method for preventing water runoff of a soil in which a nonionic guar and/or a cationic guar is applied on or into the soil is also provided. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353810

Cementing composition comprising nonionic hydrophobically-modified cellulose ethers and its use

Disclosed is a composition and a method for cementing a casing in a borehole of a well using an aqueous cementing composition comprising (a) water, (b) a cementing composition comprising (i) a hydraulic cement, (ii) a hydrophobically modified polymer, (iii) a dispersant, and optionally (iv) one or more other additives conventionally added to aqueous cementing compositions useful in cementing casings in the borehole of wells. Preferably the hydrophobically modified hydroxyethyl cellulose has an ethylene oxide molar substitution of from 0.5 to 3.5, a hydrophobe degree of substitution of from 0.001 to 0.025, and a weight-average molecular weight of from 500,000 to 4,000,000 daltons and the dispersant is sulfonated polymer, melamine formaldehyde condensate, a naphthalene formaldehyde condensate, a branched or non-branched polycarboxylate polymer. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353771

Coating compositions with an aqueous dispersion containing a polyurethane and an acid reactive crosslinking agent

Disclosed are coating compositions that include an aqueous dispersion that includes an aliphatic, fatty-acid containing, anionic polyurethane and an acid-reactive crosslinking agent. Also disclosed are uses of such coating compositions, such as in the coating of plastic, such as vinyl substrates.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353763

Polylactide/silicon-containing block copolymers for nanolithography

The present invention includes a diblock copolymer system that self-assembles at very low molecular weights to form very small features. In one embodiment, one polymer in the block copolymer contains silicon, and the other polymer is a polylactide. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353752

Inkjet recording ink and recorded matter

An inkjet recording ink is used for an inkjet recording device that includes a silicone rubber having a solubility parameter at 25° c. Of 6 to 8 as a member with which an ink comes in contact, the inkjet recording ink including water, a disperse dye, and an anionic surfactant, the content x (mass %) of the disperse dye and the content y (mass %) of the anionic surfactant in the inkjet recording ink satisfying the relationship “y/x≧0.7”.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353678

High-molecular weight aliphatic polycarbonate prepared using base catalyst

An aliphatic polycarbonate is disclosed in which a salt consisting of a metal or onium cation and an anion having a pka not greater than 3 is dispersed. The aliphatic polycarbonate includes repeating units of formula 1: [-a-oc(o)o-] (wherein a is a substituted or unsubstituted c3-c60 alkylene, or a substituted or unsubstituted c3-c60 heteroalkylene and the o-a-o units in one polymer chain may be identical to or different from each other).. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353599

Method for purifying recombinant fsh

The present invention relates to a method for purifying a recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) or recombinant fsh variant. The method comprises the steps of subjecting a liquid containing a recombinant fsh or recombinant fsh variant to an anion exchange chromatography, to a hydrophobic interaction chromatography, and to a dye affinity chromatography, wherein these chromatographies may be performed in any order, and wherein the method neither comprises a weak anion exchange chromatography nor a reverse phase chromatography. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353588

Group 5 metal oxo-alkoxo complex, method for producing same, and method for manufacturing group 5 metal oxide film

(wherein m represents a niobium atom, etc.; ra represents an alkyl group; x represents an alkylenedioxy group; y represents a carboxy group, etc.; α represents an integer of 3 to 10; β represents 0 or 1; γ represents an integer of 0 to 8; δ represents an integer of 2 to 9; ∈ represents an integer of 0 to 6; ζ represents an integer of 6 to 16; η represents an integer of 0 to 4; θ represents an integer of 0 to 2; and ι represents an integer of 0 to 6).. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353434

Anhydrous ammonia supplemented with agricultural actives

Methods of formulating agriculturally useful compositions are provided wherein the compositions comprise individual quantities of anhydrous ammonia, ammonia solution, and one or more agricultural actives different than anhydrous ammonia. The compositions may include polyanionic polymers, fertilizers, and/or biocidal agents. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353389

Ph adjustor, apparatus including the ph adjustor and method for adjusting ph

A ph adjustor (1) configured to adjust ph value of electrolyte aqueous solution, which comprises an electrolysis cell (2) including an anode (21) and a cathode (22): the cathode (22) includes pseudocapacitance material which gets electrons from the anode (21) and adsorbs cations from the electrolyte aqueous solution by electrochemically reacting with said anions, oh− in the electrolyte aqueous solution are consumed by losing electrons, leaving h+ in the electrolyte aqueous solution; or, the anode (21) includes pseudocapacitance material, the pseudocapacitance material loses electrons and adsorbs anions from the electrolyte aqueous solution by electrochemically reacting with the anions, h+ in the electrolyte aqueous solution are consumed at the cathode (22) by getting electrons, leaving oh− in the electrolyte aqueous solutionl. The ph adjustor (1) further comprises a controller to control the electrolysis process in the electrolysis cell. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353388

Simultaneous recovery of coagulant and acid

Processes and systems are provided for simultaneously recovering coagulant and acid in a water treatment system. Sludge produced by the water treatment system is contacted with acid to form acidified sludge liquids. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353206

Systems and methods for uav docking

Systems and methods are provided for docking an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) with a vehicle. The uav may be able to distinguish a companion vehicle from other vehicles in the area and vice versa. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150353079

Vehicle travel control apparatus and vehicle travel control method

In order to suppress misoperation of stability control resulting from neutral position displacement, between the steering input mechanism configured so that a steering shaft rotates in accordance with the steering manipulation of the driver and a turning output mechanism configured so that wheels are turned with the rotation of the pinion shaft, a clutch is inserted that disconnectably joins the steering shaft and the pinion shaft. A first turning motor and a second turning motor are provided that can give a turning force to the turning output mechanism, and the first turning motor and the second turning motor are driven and controlled so that a turning angle in accordance with the steering manipulation by the driver is realized while the clutch is disconnected. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352637

Chemical conversion body for niobium capacitor positive electrode, and production method therefor

A chemical conversion body obtained from a niobium granulated product being porous and having high binding strength, an electrolytic capacitor including the chemical conversion body and a production method thereof. The capacitor includes a chemical conversion body which has a dielectric layer on its surface and a metal element other than niobium distributed therein so that the metal element surrounds niobium; and a cathode formed on the dielectric layer on the surface of the chemical conversion body. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352552

Microfluidic device and method thereof

A microfluidic device includes a platform with a microstructure. The microstructure include a primary channel and a plurality of chambers that open to the primary channel to enable a sample fluid that is loaded into the device via the primary channel to flow into the chambers. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352542

Conductive polymer material, method for producing conductive polymer material, and image forming device member

A conductive polymer material which can achieve longer operating life by improving resistance stability at the time of performing continuous conduction, a method for producing the conductive polymer material, and an image forming device member are provided. A conductive polymer material containing a quaternary ammonium base incorporated in a main chain of a polymer material as an electrolyte cation, and an alkyl sulfate radical as an electrolyte anion.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352539

G-c3n4 film production method, and use of said film

In order to provide g-c3n4 capable of being simply and easily handled, a g-c3n4 film is produced by heating, as a starting material, a compound represented by x+mym−, wherein x+ is a guanidium ion or the like ion, and ym− is an anion, to vaporize the compound or its reactant, and depositing the compound or the reactant over a surface of a base material heated, the surface carrying negative electric charges or having π electrons, so that the compound or the reactant is polymerized on the base material to generate g-c3n4.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352494

Three-way catalyst systems including nb-zr-al-mixed oxide supports, ba-pd, and rh-fe material compositions

The present disclosure describes zoned three way catalyst (twc) systems including rhodium-iron overcoat layers and nb—zr—al oxide overcoat layers. Disclosed herein are twc sample systems that are configured to include a substrate and one or more of a washcoat layer, an impregnation layer, and/or an overcoat layer. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352407

Seamless webbing loop of rock climbing quickdraw

A seamless webbing loop of a rock climbing quickdraw is disclosed in the disclosure, the webbing loop includes a winding yarn and a webbing. The winding yarn is an annular yarn formed by a single yarn that winds into circles or formed by a plurality of combined closed annular coils; the winding has an annular shape, and is provided with an opening on its radially inner face, where the opening is configured to receive the annular yarn, so that the annular yarn can be wrapped by the winding; and the webbing loop of rock climbing quickdraw is sewn with a stitching thread. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352265

Biocompatible coating composition

Provided herein are hemo-compatible, anti- and non-thrombogenic, heparin-based bioactive coatings for a surface to be contacted with blood, such as a surface of an oxygenator device (e.g., a hollow fiber membrane (hfm) surface) or an artificial lung, which coatings include a quaternary ammonium salt and heparin complex (quat). According to example embodiments, the surface is treated with polyvinylpyrrolidone (pvp), followed by a coating layer of said quaternary ammonium salts and heparin complex (quat) to form a pvp-quat coating. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352227

Method for accumulating titanium oxide composite particles into a cancer tissue

A method for accumulating titanium oxide composite particles into a cancer tissue, which comprises the steps of—providing titanium oxide composite particles which comprise: titanium oxide particles; and a nonionic hydrophilic polymer bound to a surface of the titanium oxide particles through at least one functional group selected from carboxyl group, amino group, diol group, salicylic acid group, and phosphoric acid group, and—administrating the composite particles to a patient thereby the composite particles are accumulated in the cancer tissue.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352139

Combination of anticholesterolemic fiber

The present invention relates to fiber compositions comprising fiber derived from onion and soluble fiber. Additionally, the invention relates to food products comprising said fiber compositions. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352136

Novel aminoglycosides and uses thereof in the treatment of genetic disorders

A new class of paromomycin-derived aminoglycosides, which exhibit efficient stop-codon mutation suppression activity, low toxicity and high selectivity towards eukaryotic cells are provided. Also provided are chemical and chemo-enzymatic processes of preparing these paromomycin-derived aminoglycosides and intermediates thereof, as well as pharmaceutical compositions containing the same, and uses thereof in the treatment of genetic disorders.. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352118

Eye drop composition

The present invention relates to an eye-drop composition comprising 2-amino-9-[[(1s,2r)-1,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclopropyl]methyl]-1,9-dihydro-6h-purin-6-one, and the use thereof for the diagnosis and treatment of herpetic eye infections in companion animals.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352033

Anti-adherent formulation including an anionic or nonionic polymer

Liquid formulations having anti-adherent properties are disclosed herein. The liquid anti-adherent formulation described herein acts to prevent the adherence of menses and/or fecal material to the skin in the labial and perianal regions during and after menstruation or defecation, respectively. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150352027

Flexible solid cosmetic composition comprising anionic surfactants and polymer conditioning agents, and cosmetic treatment method

The invention also relates to a cosmetic treatment method intended in particular for the care, cleaning and/or conditioning of keratin materials using said composition.. . ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150351609

Bending operation apparatus for endoscope and endoscope

In a bending operation apparatus provided with pinions, and two pairs of rack members connected to two pair of operation wires arranged to extend up to a bending part, where operation wires are arranged in tubular covering members, bend-preventing members which cover the operation wires in an extendable and contractable manner in driving directions of the operation wires to prevent bends of the operation wires are provided between joint portions of the operation wires with the rack members and a covering member fixing part. Further, moving ranges of the rack members are set to be changeable. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150351405

Antimicrobial abrasive cream type cleaning compositions for inanimate hard surfaces

The present invention provides aqueous alkaline, storage stable, abrasive containing hard surface treatment compositions which provide good cleaning to a treated hard surface, and concurrently a useful sanitizing or disinfecting benefit to such treated surfaces, wherein the compositions comprise: 0.01-15% wt. Of at least one anionic surfactant and at least one nonionic surfactant, and preferably wherein the amount of the at least one anionic surfactant is in excess of the amount of the at least one nonionic surfactant; 0.1-50% wt. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150351386

Copper complex titanium oxide dispersion liquid, coating agent composition, and antibacterial/antiviral member

A copper complex titanium oxide dispersion liquid includes: titanium oxide particles; and 0.1 to 20 parts by mass of cuprous oxide particles per 100 parts by mass of the titanium oxide particles. The dispersion liquid further includes: 5 to 100 parts by mass of phosphate ester-based anionic surfactant per 100 parts by mass of the titanium oxide particles and the cuprous oxide particles combined; and 300 to 2000 parts by mass of an organic solvent per 100 parts by mass of the titanium oxide particles and the cuprous oxide particles combined. ... Conio Inc

12/10/15 / #20150351385

Cuprous oxide particle dispersion liquid, coating agent composition, and antibacterial/antiviral member

A cuprous oxide particle dispersion liquid includes: cuprous oxide particles; 20 to 100 parts by mass of a phosphate ester-based anionic surfactant per 100 parts by mass of the cuprous oxide particles; and 500 to 10000 parts by mass of an organic solvent per 100 parts by mass of the cuprous oxide particles. The cuprous oxide particles have an average primary particle diameter of 2 nm to 80 nm and have an average secondary particle diameter of 50 nm to 150 nm, the average secondary particle diameter being measured by dynamic light scattering using cumulant analysis. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350944

Techniques for reporting power headroom in multiple connectivity wireless communications

. . . . . . . . . . . . Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to reporting power headroom in wireless communications. A device can establish a first connection served by at least a first cell, and establish a second connection served by at least a second cell in multiple connectivity/carrier aggregation. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350814

Companion application for activity cooperation

The described embodiments augment an activity performed in a first application at a source electronic device using a controller at a companion electronic device. The source electronic device receives controller information describing a controller that the activity performed in the first application accepts controller data from, determines a controller identifier for the controller information, and broadcasts a controller advertisement comprising the controller identifier. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350798

Apparatus and a method for providing sound

An apparatus for providing sound. The apparatus includes a sound receiver for receiving sound and outputting an output signal, a first part comprising a signal generator for generating a second signal corresponding to the output signal, a second part comprising receiving means for receiving the second signal and outputting sound corresponding to the second signal, and a tube having a channel for holding wires/fibres configured to transport the second signal from the signal generator to the receiving means. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350733

Systems and methods for opinion sharing related to live events

A system for sharing opinions related to live events including an opinion sharing mechanism including an action selection section including user controls through which a first user makes a user selection to share a first user opinion related to the associated live event, wherein the first user opinion shared is a selection of an identifiable action that may transpire within the live event. The first user opinion is compared against additional user selections and, in response to the comparison of the first user selection against the additional user selections, displaying a scoring display communicating: the identifiable action most commonly selected; the percentage of users selecting the most commonly selected identifiable action; the identifiable action selected by the first user; and the percentage of users selecting the identifiable action selected by the first user.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350362

Proxied push

A system and method are described for establishing two-way push communication between an intermediate or companion device and a mobile device. Mobile devices register to listen for push notifications delivered through a push notification service from a specified set of providers. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350356

Activity continuation between electronic devices

The described embodiments transfer an activity from a source electronic device to a companion electronic device. The source electronic device receives activity information describing an activity performed in a first application at the source electronic device, determines an activity identifier for the activity information, and broadcasts an activity advertisement comprising the activity identifier. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150350355

Activity continuation between electronic devices

The described embodiments transfer an activity from a source electronic device to a companion electronic device. The source electronic device receives activity information describing an activity performed in a first application at the source electronic device, determines an activity identifier for the activity information, and broadcasts an activity advertisement comprising the activity identifier. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150349380

Electrolyte additives for lithium-sulfur batteries

The present disclosure relates to a lithium-sulfur rechargeable battery containing a lithium metal anode, a sulfur-containing cathode, and an electrolyte containing an additive of the formula m-x, where m is a transition metal and x is an anion, and where the additive helps form a passivation layer on the lithium metal anode.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150349369

High-energy-density, nonaqueous, redox flow batteries having iodine-based species

Nonaqueous redox flow batteries (rfbs) can utilize a metal and a cation of the metal (mn+) as an active redox couple for a first electrode and electrolyte, respectively, in a first half-cell. The rfbs can also utilize a second electrolyte having i-based species. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150349368

Reversible alkaline membrane hydrogen fuel cell-water electrolyzer

Devices, systems, methods and/or processes based on or employing a reversible anion exchange polymer electrolyte membrane (aem). A unitized membrane electrode assembly includes an anion exchange polymer electrolyte membrane disposed between a hydrogen electrode and an oxygen electrode. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150348739

Electromagnet support frame

The electromagnet support frame is for supporting an electromagnet having a trunnion pair which comprises two trunnions that are formed on mutually opposite side-faces of the electromagnet and whose central axes are matched to each other, and is characterized by including support fixtures whose number is the same as that of the trunnions and in which engaging parts are formed that are engaged with the trunnions so as to cover outer faces thereof, and a mounting frame that holds the support fixtures through vertical adjustment parts that move the fixtures in a vertical direction.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150348671

Conductive composition, conductive composition production method, anti-static resin composition and antistatic resin film

A transparent conductive film with fewer problems originating from amine compounds is provided using a conductive composition stably and pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent. This invention relates to: a conductive composition which is pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent and which contains (a) a π-conjugated conductive polymer, (b) polyanions doping the π-conjugated conductive polymer (a), and (c) a reaction product of those anions of the polyanions (b) that were not needed for doping, and an oxirane group- and/or oxetane group-containing organic compound; a production method of said conductive composition; an anti-static resin composition formed by mixing said conductive composition and a resin solution dissolved in an organic solvent; and antistatic resin film formed by curing said antistatic resin composition.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150348670

Curable antistatic organopolysiloxane composition and antistatic silicone film

A curable antistatic organopolysiloxane composition capable of alleviating problems originating from amine compounds and problems originating from water and an antistatic silicone film formed by curing said composition is provided. The curable antistatic organopolysiloxane composition includes: (i) a conductive polymer composition which is pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent and which includes (a) a π-conjugated conductive polymer, (b) polyanions doping the π-conjugated conductive polymer (a), and (c) a reaction product of those anions of the polyanions (b) that were not needed for doping, and an oxirane group and/or oxetane group-containing organic compound; and (ii) a curable organopolysiloxane composition including an antistatic silicone film which is formed by supplying said composition onto a substrate and curing the same.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150348070

Indexing social response to media

In one embodiment, the invention relates to measuring the impact of media based on examining viewership data, social conversation, viewer response, and other metrics, and applying an algorithm that produces an index value representative of the social response to a particular media piece. For example, the participant index (tpi) provides insights about what an audience learns (knowledge), feels (attitudes and opinions) and does (behaviors and actions) in response to viewing different kinds of entertainment.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150348042

Systems and methods for providing merchant fraud alerts

Mobile communications devices, systems and methods are provided for identifying a risk of fraudulent activity associated with a merchant before a user executes a transaction with the merchant. In an embodiment, a mobile communications device obtains first information identifying prior instances of fraudulent activity associated with a merchant. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150347905

Modeling user attitudes toward a target from social media

Embodiments relate to user attitude modeling and behavior prediction for a social media network. One aspect includes collecting data relating to previously demonstrated sentiments, opinions, and actions attributed to network users toward a topic. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150347718

Method for determining the total energy for desolvating an anion-cation pair and inserting it into the electrode of a supercapacitor

The invention is a device for sampling fluids under pressure from a well which comprises a chamber for retaining the fluid within a sample chamber (01). The chambers includes a first piston which allows or prevents fluid inflow into the lower part of the chamber. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150347484

Combining row based and column based tables to form mixed-mode tables

Various ways of storing data in tabular form such that some records are stored in a row oriented manner and some data is stored in a column oriented manner. The records respectively stored in the row and column oriented manners may, or may not, overlap (in whole or in part. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150347483

Combining row based and column based tables to form mixed-mode tables

Various ways of storing data in tabular form such that some records are stored in a row oriented manner and some data is stored in a column oriented manner. The records respectively stored in the row and column oriented manners may, or may not, overlap (in whole or in part. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345657

Rotary-to-linear motion actuator having a helical bevel gear and method of use thereof

A rotary-to-linear motion actuator having helical bevel gear and methods of use thereof are described. The actuator may be utilized with an apparatus for managing a fluid flow passage between one or more input ports and output ports. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345615

Lubrication pinion module, lubrication pinion, and method for manufacturing a lubrication pinion module

A lubrication pinion module for applying a lubricant onto a to-be-lubricated element includes a gear element having an inner surface mounted on an outer surface of a bearing element, the bearing element being mountable for rotation on a shaft and having at least one recess on its outer surface, and the gear element including a plurality of radially outwardly facing gear teeth, each of the plurality of gear teeth having first and second flanks, and at least one projection on the gear element inner surface extending into the at least one recess of the bearing element outer surface to form an interference fit with the bearing element such that the gear element rotates conjointly with the bearing element.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345165

Scrubber assembly for a pool cleaner

Embodiments of the invention provide a scrubber assembly for a pool cleaner comprising a center shaft and a rotary cylinder positioned around the center shaft and including an internal spur gear profile. The scrubber assembly further includes a first pinion gear engagable with the internal spur gear profile of the rotary cylinder and aligned off-center from the center shaft and a first end bracket coupled to a first end of the center shaft and rotatable about the first pinion gear.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345118

Quick assembly structure of faucet handle base

A quick assembly structure of a faucet handle base, which is fixed in a valve assembly, the valve assembly includes a valve core, a directional connector, a locking element having a peripheral groove, a connecting portion, and a tilted guiding face. The handle mount includes: a fixing ring having a central orifice; a flexible fastening sleeve having a lower engagement portion and an upper engagement portion; the upper engagement portion having a plurality of flexible retaining paws; a coupling column having a fitting portion and a snapping insertion; the sapping insertion having plural first recesses; an operating member having a covering portion and a handle extending; and a coupling element employed to join a top end of the sapping insertion of the coupling column with the covering portion of the operating member.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345037

Divided electrochemical cell and low cost high purity hydride gas production process

This invention is an apparatus and a method for continuously generating a hydride gas of m1 which is substantially free of oxygen in a divided electrochemical cell. An impermeable partition or a combination of an impermeable partition and a porous diaphragm can be used to divide the electrochemical cell. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345011

Diamond electrode and method of manufacturing the same

Disclosed are a method of manufacturing a diamond electrode by a chemical vapor deposition (cvd) process, and a diamond electrode manufactured by the method. The method of manufacturing the diamond electrode includes: introducing a carbon source gas to form niobium carbide (nbc) on a niobium substrate, immediately before depositing an electrically conductive diamond layer on the substrate by a hot-filament chemical vapor deposition (hfcvd) process; and depositing electrically conductive diamond layers on the substrate by two or more separate processes. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150345005

Seed layer for low-e applications

Methods, and coated panels fabricated from the methods, are disclosed to form multiple coatings, (e.g., one or more infrared reflective layers), with minimal color change before and after heat treatments. For example, by adding appropriate seed layers between the ir reflective layers and the base oxide layers, the color performance can be maintained regardless of high temperature processes. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344995

Metallic nickel-based acid-resistant material

A nickel-molybdenum-iron alloy with high corrosion resistance with respect to reducing media at high temperatures, consisting of (in % by mass): 61 to 63% nickel, 24 to 26% molybdenum, 10 to 14% iron, 0.20 to 0.40% niobium, 0.1 to 0.3% aluminum, 0.01 to 1.0% chromium, 0.1 to 1.0% manganese, at most 0.5% copper, at most 0.01% carbon, at most 0.1% silicon, at most 0.02% phosphorus, at most 0.01% sulphur, at most 1.0% cobalt, and further smelting-related impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344878

Compositions and methods for treatment of mitochondrial diseases and for differentiation of cells to neurons

Methods and compositions are provided for the treatment of a mitochondrial disease in an individual with the mitochondrial disease. Aspects of the methods include administering an inhibitor of a pumilio-like protein and/or an inhibitor of a serine/arginine-rich family of pre-mrna splicing factor (sr) protein to a subject. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344849

Ex vivo culture, proliferation and expansion of intestinal epithelium

Methods are provided for long term culture of mammalian intestinal cells. Cultures are initiated with fragments of mammalian intestinal tissue, which are then maintained embedded in a gel substrate that provides an air-liquid interface. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344846

Compositions of active wnt protein

Compositions of purified biologically active wnt proteins are provided. Wnt proteins are found to be hydrophobic and post-translationally modified by addition of a lipid moiety at a conserved cysteine residue. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344773

Hybrid polymer with high cluster content

This deals with a luminescent salt comprising a metal cluster anion and an organic cation, wherein the metal cluster anion comprises a metal cluster with at least two metal atoms, and ligands, the metal atoms being chosen from the group consisting of molybdenum, rhenium, tungsten, thallium, niobium, and mixtures thereof, wherein the organic cation comprises a cationic head substituted by at least one substituent including a polymerisable functional group. It also deals with a polymeric material comprising a polymer matrix which has polymerised with this luminescent salt.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344746

Acrylic emulsion pressure sensitive adhesive composition including nanometer scale latex particles with monomodal particle size distribution and method of preparing the same (as amended)

Disclosed are an acrylic emulsion pressure-sensitive adhesive (psa) composition and a method of preparing the same. The acrylic emulsion psa composition with high solid content and high stability includes latex particles in which at least three anionic emulsifiers cover polymer particulates including: a (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer having a c1-c14 alkyl group as a main monomer; at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of a monomer having an allyl ester group, a vinyl ester group, an unsaturated ester group, or a mixture thereof, a cyano group containing monomer, an amine group containing monomer, and a styrenic monomer having a vinyl group, as an auxiliary monomer; a monomer having a carboxyl group and/or a hydroxyl group as a functional monomer; and a crosslinking agent, wherein the latex particles have a nanometer scale average particle diameter and monomodal particle size distribution.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344739

Aqueous dispersion for chemical mechanical polishing, and chemical mechanical polishing method

A chemical mechanical polishing aqueous dispersion includes colloidal silica (a), an anionic water-soluble polymer (b), and at least one type of an alkanolamine salt (c) selected from the group consisting of an alkyl sulfate and an alkyl ether sulfate, the chemical mechanical polishing aqueous dispersion having a ph of 1 to 4.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344738

Polishing composition

[solution] provided is a polishing composition used in polishing a polishing object having a metal wiring layer, which contains a metal corrosion inhibitor, a complexing agent, a surfactant, and water and in which the solid surface energy of the polishing object surface after polishing the polishing object using the polishing composition is 30 mn/m or less, and the surfactant is preferably an anionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344723

Water-based polypropylene coating having water resistance

Water-based coating compositions, coated substrates, and methods for adhering a polypropylene layer to a substrate. The coating compositions include a c2-c3 maleated polyolefin, a non-ionic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, and an amine. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150344339

Water treatment method

The water treatment method, includes dosing a cationic coagulant to raw water a to form primary coagulated water, using the primary coagulated water as it is as final coagulated water when the zeta potential of the primary coagulated water b is less than 0 mv, or using final coagulated water obtained by dosing an anionic substance so that the zeta potential is less than 0 mv when the zeta potential of the primary coagulated water b is 0 mv or more, and treating the final coagulated water with a separation membrane of which the surface zeta potential is less than 0 mv, to obtain treated water d.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343869

Trunnion suspension structure

A trunnion bracket 4 mounted through fastening members 16 on a lower surface of each of opposite ends of a cross member 10 laterally of a vehicle is integrally formed with a trunnion plate part 4b which extends and stands upward from an outer surface of the trunnion bracket 4 and is mounted on an outer surface of a web 5a of a frame 5 through fastening members 17.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343646

Gripping or clamping device

A gripping or tensioning device (10) for gripping or tensioning articles, has an electric drive (2), the drive driving a pinion (28) mounted on an output shaft (26) and jaws (12,14) which are coupled for movement with the pinion (28) and can be displaced along a base (18) by means of a jaw guide (80). The jaw guide (80) has bearing rollers (42) in the region between the jaws (12, 14) in such a manner that the rotational axes of the bearing rollers run parallel to the pinion rotational axis (84).. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343386

Compositions and methods of cleaning polyvinyl pyrrolidone-based hemodialysis filtration membrane assemblies

A method and/or a composition relates to cleaning and reprocessing a hemodialysis filtration membrane assembly that employs polyvinylpyrrolidone-containing membranes. The method includes the step of treating the assembly with an aqueous mixture or a gas-liquid mixture having an inorganic base and from 100 to 1,000 ppm of a hypochlorite salt, wherein the mixture has a ph between about 12.0 and about 12.5, an oxidation reduction potential of less than 0.5 volts, a temperature of 40° to 55° c. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343241

Novel epid dosimetry method and system for radiation therapy

A method of electronic portal imaging (epid) for radiation dosimetric measurement and quality assurance (qa) in radiation therapy is provided that includes imaging a calibration photon beam and a treatment beam using an epid imager disposed between a plastic water build-up phantom and a plastic water back-scatter phantom that is thicker than the plastic water build-up phantom, correcting the epid images using an off-axis correction map that takes into account a horn-shape of a photon fluence profile, deconvolving the corrected epid images using a monte carlo simulated epid response kernel, the deconvolved corrected epid images provide a primary photon fluence map, reconstructing a relative dose map using the primary photon fluence map convolving with a monte carlo simulated pencil-beam dose distribution kernel, and generating an absolute dose map using cross calibration to a 10x10 cm2 square field that is compared with a planned dose distribution for qa analysis.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343201

Device and method for positioning an electrode in tissue

A device for positioning an electrode in tissue includes: a lead body having a distal portion; an electrode array coupled to the lead distal portion; an anchoring element having an anchor tip and being operable in a first configuration in which the anchor tip is retracted within the lead and in a second configuration in which the anchor tip is extended outside the lead and configured to fixate within the tissue; and a displacement mechanism that is actuated to bias the electrode array or the anchoring element toward the tissue. A method for positioning an electrode in tissue includes: navigating, to the tissue, a lead with an electrode array, an anchoring element with a distal anchor tip, and a displacement mechanism; biasing the electrode array and anchoring element towards the tissue with the displacement mechanism; and deploying the anchoring element, and verifying fixation of the anchor tip within the tissue.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343166

Apparatus to dry, weigh and sanitize body

A full body drying system is an apparatus that can dry a full body with forced air, measure the weight of the body, and provide other health enhancing functions. The apparatus comprises a lower frame, and an upper frame, a blower unit, a foot plate, and a weighing scale. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150343027

Hypotonic aqueous composition with reduced chloride content, with or without phospholipids

An aqueous composition for application in a method for surgical or therapeutic treatment of the human or animal body or in a diagnostic procedure which is practiced on the human or animal body, the composition comprising osmotically active particles and containing less than 70 μl−1 of amniotic cells, the osmolarity of the composition being in the range from 240.0 mosm/l to less than 308.0 mosm/l, and the chloride ion concentration in the composition being not more than 130.0 mmol/l. An aqueous composition for application with an amniotic infusion, the composition containing less than 70 μl−1 of amniotic cells and comprising at least one surfactant, is also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342998

Compositions and methods

The invention relates generally to the fields of biology and life sciences. More particularly, the invention relates to compositions and methods for modulating cellular physiology and pathological processing using a combination of compounds that can be found in morselized amniotic membrane tissue and morselized umbilical cord tissue preparations.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342900

Device for delivery of skin care composition

A novel device and method for delivering a liquid containing an active ingredient to a treatment site on the skin is disclosed. The device is useful for treating lesions or abnormal skin features such as corns, warts, calluses, bunions, actinic keratoses and hard hyperkeratotic skin as is often found on the face, arms, legs or feet.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342887

Production of inorganic-organic composite materials by reactive spray-drying

A composite material comprising at least one amorphous hydrophobic active ingredient in an amorphous salt matrix with a solubility in the neutral aqueous medium of less than 0.02 mol/l, obtained by a reactive spray-drying process, where a liquid phase a, which comprises inorganic cations, and a liquid phase b, which comprises anions which, with the inorganic cations, form a salt that is insoluble in the mixture of the liquid phases are sprayed together using at least one multi-substance nozzle, and where at least one hydrophobic active ingredient is present in dissolved form in at least one liquid spraying phase, and where the salt formed from the cations of phase a and the anions of phase b has a solubility of less than 0.02 mol/l in the neutral aqueous medium.. . ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342860

Irritation mitigating polymers and uses therefor

The present invention provides mild cleansing and cleaning compositions and methods for mitigating irritation induced by harsh detersive surfactants. The invention relates to a method of reducing skin irritation associated with a cleansing composition comprising at least one surfactant, the method comprising combining an effective amount of at least one nonionic amphiphilic polymer with at least one detersive surfactant selected from anionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, nonionic surfactants and combinations of two or more thereof. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342857

Compositions for straightening or relaxing hair

Disclosed herein is a composition for relaxing or straightening hair containing an alkaline material comprising hydroxide-containing compounds, a crosslinked copolymer of (meth)acrylic acid and/or (c1-c6)alkyl esters selected from a crosslinked (meth)acrylic acid/ethyl acrylate copolymer and a cross-linked anionic acrylate polymer, a cosmetically acceptable solvent, and optionally, thickening agents and surfactants. The compositions of the invention may be in the form of a gel that is clear in appearance or may be in the form of an emulsion when the compositions additionally contain a liquid fatty substance.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342856

Cationic comb copolymers, preparation thereof and use thereof in cosmetic, pharmaceutical and dermatological formulations

Copolymers are described, containing a) 20.0-99.9% by weight of one or more structural units resulting from polymerizable substances of the following structural formula (i) in which r2 is a linear or branched saturated alkyl radical having 6 to 200 carbon atoms or a linear or branched, mono- or polyunsaturated alkenyl radical having 6 to 200 carbon atoms, and r1, y, n and m are each as defined in claims 1, b) 0.1-20.0% by weight of one or more structural units resulting from polymerizable quaternary ammonium compounds, and c) 0-60.0% by weight of one or more nonionic structural units resulting from one or more further polymerizable substances. The copolymers are advantageously suitable, for example, for the production of cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical formulations.. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342849

Silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion comprising the same

One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide a silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion of the silicone elastomer particles, which prevent generation of odor from oxygenation of nonionic surfactants. The present invention provides a silicone elastomer particle having a crosslinking structure formed by an addition reaction of a monovalent aliphatic unsaturated group bonded to a silicon atom and a hydrogen atom bonded to another silicon atom, wherein the silicone elastomer particle contains an antioxidant. ... Conio Inc

12/03/15 / #20150342842

Process of forming crystals for use in a personal care composition

A method of making a stable detersive surfactant containing personal care composition comprising the steps of emulsifying a stabilizing agent in the presence of anionic surfactant to form an emulsion containing droplets having a particle size of from about 0.1 to about 10 um. These particles are then cooled to form a stabilizing premix at a rate of about 10 to about 1000 c/min to form crystals from the droplets, the crystals having a maximum dimension of about 0.1 to about 3 um. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150342051

Companion integrated circuit having decoupling capacitor and mobile device having the same

. . . . . . . . A companion integrated circuit (ic) and a mobile device having the same are provided. The companion ic may include a decoupling capacitor that stably supplies voltage to an application processor, at least one auxiliary semiconductor device that communicates with the application processor, and a multi-chip package that includes the decoupling capacitor and the auxiliary semiconductor device.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340926

Gear motor

A gear motor includes an electric motor, a high ratio hypoid ring and pinion coupled to the motor, and one set of spur gears to couple to and work with the spiroid gear set to transfer power to an output shaft.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340752

Rf waveguide phase-directed power combiners

High power rf phase-directed power combiners include magic h hybrid and/or superhybrid circuits oriented in orthogonal h-planes and connected using e-plane bends and/or twists to produce compact 3d waveguide circuits, including 8×8 and 16×16 combiners. Using phase control at the input ports, rf power can be directed to a single output port, enabling fast switching between output ports for applications such as multi-angle radiation therapy.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340740

Lithium secondary battery of improved rate capability with cathode containing nickel manganese complex oxide for high-voltage applications

Wherein m′ is at least one element selected from the group consisting of ti, sn, cu, pb, sb, zn, fe, in, al, and zr; 0.1≦a≦4 and 0.2≦b≦4 wherein a and b are determined according to oxidation number of m′; 0≦c<0.2 wherein c is determined according to oxidation number of a; and a is at least one monovalent or divalent anion.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340738

Ionic liquids for solvating lithium polysulfides

A method of modifying the solubility of polysulfide anions using functionalized ionic liquids.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340705

Non-noble metal electrocatalysts for oxygen depolarized cathodes and their uses

Highly anion resistant electrocatalysts suitable for catalyzing an oxygen reduction reaction (orr) and methods of synthesizing the same are provided. The catalysts contain a transition metal, a heteroatom, and carbon. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340698

Positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using positive electrode, and method for manufacturing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A positive electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery containing an electrically conductive polymer (a), at least one of a polyanionic acid and a metal salt thereof (b), and a plasticizer (c), wherein the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution having ion conductivity. The positive electrode has excellent peeling resistance and bending durability, and the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having an excellent weight energy density and low dependency on electrolyte solution amount is provided.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340692

Cathode additives for lithium secondary battery with high capacity

The present disclosure refers to a lithium secondary battery comprising li2nio2 in a cathode active material so as to improve the phenomenon that the capacity retention ratio decreases at initial cycles when using an anode active material selected from the group consisting of si, sic, siox (0<x<2), sn, sno2, sb, ge and a mixture thereof. The lithium secondary battery according to the present disclosure can substantially improve the decrease of a capacity retention ratio during initial cycles.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340680

Layered-double-hydroxide-oriented film and method for producing same

Provided is a layered double hydroxide oriented membrane in which layered double hydroxide plate-like particles are highly oriented in the approximately perpendicular direction and which is also suitable for densification. The layered double hydroxide oriented membrane of the present invention is composed of a layered double hydroxide represented by the general formula: m2+1-xm3+x(oh)2an−x/n.mh2o wherein m2+ is a divalent cation, m3+ is a trivalent cation, an− is an anion having a valency of n, n is an integer of 1 or greater, x is 0.1 to 0.4, and m is 0 or greater, wherein when a surface of the oriented membrane is measured by x-ray diffractometry, a peak of a (003) plane is not substantially detected or is detected to be smaller than a peak of a (012) plane.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340167

Photoelectric conversion element

A photoelectric conversion element includes a photoanode, a counter electrode, and a liquid electrolyte between the photoanode and the counter electrode. The liquid electrolyte contains a nitroxyl radical-bearing compound, 0.2 mol/l or more and 0.5 mol/l or less of dimethylimidazolium cation, and an anion. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340162

Chemical conversion body for niobium capacitor positive electrode, and production method therefor

A chemical conversion body, electrolytic capacitor and production method are disclosed. The capacitor contains a chemical conversion body obtained by sintering a niobium granulated product. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340120

Curable composition for electronic component and connection structure

Provided is a curable composition for an electronic component that can be quickly cured and furthermore can have increased storage stability. The curable composition for an electronic component according to the present invention contains an epoxy compound, an anionic curing agent, a flux, and a basic compound excluding the anionic curing agent.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150340052

Devices including a near field transducer and at least one associated adhesion layer

Devices that include a near field transducer (nft), the nft having a disc and a peg, and the peg having five surfaces thereof; and at least one adhesion layer positioned on at least one of the five surfaces of the peg, the adhesion layer including one or more of the following: yttrium (y), tin (sn), iron (fe), copper (cu), carbon (c), holmium (ho), gallium (ga), silver (ag), ytterbium (yb), chromium (cr), tantalum (ta), iridium (ir), zirconium (zr), yttrium (y), scandium (sc), cobalt (co), silicon (si), nickel (ni), molybdenum (mo), niobium (nb), palladium (pd), titanium (ti), rhenium (re), osmium (os), platinum (pt), aluminum (al), ruthenium (ru), rhodium (rh), vanadium (v), germanium (ge), tin (sn), magnesium (mg), iron (fe), copper (cu), tungsten (w), hafnium (hf), carbon (c), boron (b), holmium (ho), antimony (sb), gallium (ga), manganese (mn), silver (ag), indium (in), bismuth (bi), zinc (zn), ytterbium (yb), and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339918

Fluid testing apparatus and methods of use

The invention is directed to a mobile hand held miniature laboratory system in general, and to fluid testing apparatus for performing a parameter measurement in a fluid sample and methods of use in particular. The apparatus comprising: a strip adapted to absorb a fluid sample and to produce a signal indicative of said parameter level in said sample; and adaptor adapted to connect said strip to a smart phone to allow delivery of the produced signal or a correlated signal to said smart phone for obtaining a measurement of said fluid parameter displayed on said smart phone, wherein said testing apparatus relies on said smart phone at least tor power supply and display means. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339674

Generation systems and methods for transaction identifiers having biometric keys associated therewith

A system for generating transaction settlement identifiers includes an arrangement configured to receive a biometric sample from a customer and an arrangement configured to use the biometric sample to select the transaction settlement identifier from a pool of predetermined transaction settlements. A mapping arrangement configured to map the selected financial transaction settlement identifier to an identifier of the customer also may be included.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339665

Post-manufacture configuration of pin-pad terminals

A method of remotely configuring a pin-pad terminal involves a computer server receiving a merchant identifier over a network from a communications device associated with the pin-pad terminal. The computer server confirms from the merchant identifier that an entity associated with the communications device is authorized to use the pin-pad terminal, and authenticates the pin-pad terminal from a cryptographically-signed datum received from the communications device. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339660

Method and system for off-line credit for load

The invention discloses an offline credit loading method and system. The offline credit loading method comprises the following steps: (a) a terminal performs update of credit loading limit of a terminal by communicating with a backstage system, wherein the credit loading limit of the terminal is a sum of capital that allows for offline credit loading; (b) an electronic card performs update of the account of electronic cash card by communicating with the terminal, wherein some capital of the credit loading limit of the terminal is transferred to the account of electronic cash card; and (c) the backstage system enables the credit loading account associated with the account of electronic cash card to be updated according to information on offline credit loading received from the terminal.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339404

Inferring seniority level of a member of an on-line social network

An inferred seniority system, in one example embodiment, may be configured to determine seniority levels for member profiles maintained by an on-line social network system, based on information stored in the member profiles, and also based on a hierarchical structure termed a seniority pyramid. The system may first determine seniority labels for each of the profiles in a group of member profiles based on information in respective member profiles. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150339176

Extensible system action for sharing while remaining in context

An operating system provides an extensible share action to broker content sharing between applications executing on a computing platform such as a personal computer, tablet computer, or smartphone. The share action enables a consistent user experience for content sharing to be implemented across all applications and eliminates users having to switch from the current application they are using to some other functionality in order to share content. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150338735

Salt, acid generator, photoresist composition and process of producing photoresist pattern

A− represents an organic anion which has an acid-labile group, an organic anion which has a base-labile group, or an organic anion which has an acid-labile group and a base-labile group.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150338619

Optical system and optical lens

An optical system, including a focusing lens group; a replaceable lens group; an optical filter; and an imaging surface. The replaceable lens group includes at least one lens and is disposed at one side of the focusing lens group facing an object space, and the at least one lens is replaceable so as to achieve the alteration of focal distance. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150338617

Optical focusing system

An optical focusing system, including: a lens group, a first reflective optical element, a second reflective optical element, and an optical sensing imaging surface. The first reflective optical element is disposed on an object end and the second reflective optical element is disposed at an image end, for reflecting light rays. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150338177

Revolver with two chambers cylinder

Provided is a revolver with a two chambers cylinder, of the type having a low profile and with no protruding parts from the frame. The revolver includes a frame which has a grip at its rear portion, a trigger at its lower portion and a barrel at its front portion. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150338175

Radiative cooling with solar spectrum reflection

Various aspects as described herein are directed to a radiative cooling apparatuses and methods for cooling an object. As consistent with one or more embodiments, a radiative cooling apparatus includes an arrangement of a plurality of different material located at different depths along a depth dimension relative to the object. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337986

Pipe joining device

A device 20 used to join two pipes 22,22′ positioned end to end. The device comprises two parallel jaws 24,24′ holding the pipes mounted in combination with means of rods 28 linking the two jaws. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337945

Shaft retention and lubrication system and method

A shaft retention and lubricating fluid delivery system and method are described, such as for mounting a pinion shaft to a pinion carrier and providing lubricating fluid to a pinion and pinion bearing. A retaining pin fits inside a pinion shaft radially bore and a pinion carrier radially bore to constrain the axial and rotational movement of the pinion shaft relative to the pinion carrier. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337936

Differential assembly

A differential assembly having a link that may extend from a first flange member to a second flange member. A pinion gear may be rotatably disposed on a pin that may be provided with the link.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337926

Multi-mode modular electrically variable transmission

A modular electrically variable transmission includes at least one of a sun-shared module and a sun and ring-shared module assembled to form a two-module electrically variable transmission having a shiftable motor speed reducer subassembly and an electrically variable transmission subassembly. The sun-shared module includes a first motor-generator, an input, and primary and secondary planetary gear sets each having respective primary and secondary ring gears, carriers and associated pinion gears. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337844

Can for magnetically coupled pumps and production process

Magnetically coupled pumps use cans which have a side wall arranged in a gap between a driver and a rotor of the pump. With a view to good efficiency of the pump, the gap should be as narrow as possible, which can only be achieved with a side wall of a thin wall thickness. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337768

Electronic throttle body assembly

A throttle body assembly includes a housing defining a throttle bore with a throttle plate in the bore and mounted on a shaft. An electric motor has a pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337767

Electronic throttle body assembly

A throttle body assembly includes a housing defining a throttle bore with a throttle plate in the bore and mounted on a shaft. An electric motor has a pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337743

Electronic throttle body assembly

A throttle body assembly includes a housing defining a throttle bore with a throttle plate in the bore and mounted on a shaft. An electric motor has a pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337425

Zirconium alloys with improved corrosion/creep resistance due to final heat treatments

Articles, such as tubing or strips, which have excellent corrosion resistance to water or steam at elevated temperatures, are produced from alloys having 0.2 to 1.5 weight percent niobium, 0.01 to 0.6 weight percent iron, and optionally additional alloy elements selected from the group consisting of tin, chromium, copper, vanadium, and nickel with the balance at least 97 weight percent zirconium, including impurities, where a necessary final heat treatment includes one of i) a sra or prxa (15-20% rxa) final heat treatment, or ii) a prxa (80-95% rxa) or rxa final heat treatment.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337418

Ferritic stainless steel

The invention relates to a ferritic stainless steel having enhanced high temperature strength and good resistance to high cycle fatigue, creep and oxidation for use in high temperature service, for components such as automotive exhaust manifolds. The steel contains in weight % less than 0.03% carbon, 0.05-2% silicon, 0.5-2% manganese, 17-20% chromium, 0.5-2% molybdenum, less than 0.2% titanium, 0.3-1% niobium, 1-2% copper, less than 0.03% nitrogen, 0.001-0.005% boron, the rest of the chemical composition being iron and inevitable impurities occurring in stainless steels.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337369

Single cell analysis of t cells using high-throughput multiplex amplification and deep sequencing

Methods and oligonucleotide reagents for analyzing individual t cells are disclosed. In particular, the present disclosure provides methods for analyzing individual t cells using high-throughput multiplex amplification and deep sequencing of nucleic acids encoding t cell receptors (tcrs) and various other t cell phenotypic markers. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337361

Non-invasive diagnosis of graft rejection in organ transplant patients

The invention provides methods, devices, compositions and kits for diagnosing or predicting transplant status or outcome in a subject who has received a transplant.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337289

Methods and devices for manipulation of target cells using a combined application of acoustical and optical radiations

A method of applying a nondestructive mechanical force on one or more cells in aqueous environment by inducing heat generated acoustic pressure pulses. The method comprises providing an energy transmission pattern to induce the applying of a desired nondestructive mechanical force on a at least one cell by forming a plurality of heat generated acoustic pressure pulses in an aqueous environment and instructing the radiation of a target area in proximity to the at least one cell in the aqueous environment with light energy according to the energy transmission pattern.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337281

Method for production of botulinum toxin

A method of making botulinum toxin comprises treating a culture of a botulinum toxin-producing strain with acid to precipitate a botulinum toxin; adding buffer to the precipitated botulinum toxin, followed by treatment with a protease inhibitor and nuclease, thereby extracting the botulinum toxin; treating the extracted botulinum toxin with acid to precipitate the botulinum toxin and dissolving the precipitate in buffer; and purifying the botulinum toxin by anion exchange chromatography. The use of the method makes it possible to produce a high-purity botulinum toxin by a simple process. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337246

Two-stage neutralization process for forming detergent granules, and products containing the same

The present invention relates to a two-stage neutralization process for forming detergent granules comprising a linear alkyl benzene sulphonate anionic surfactant with improved flowability and simplified processing requirements.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337241

Thickened aqueous detergent liquid

A thickened aqueous detergent liquid comprising: (i) at least 5 wt % of a surfactant system comprising anionic surfactant, (ii) at least 0.2 wt % of a thickening system comprising a linear copolymer formed by the addition polymerisation of: (a) 0.1 to 5 wt % of a first monomer consisting of an ethylenically unsaturated diacid of formula (i): hooc—cr1═cr2—cooh (i) or an unsaturated cyclic anhydride precursor of such an ethylenically unsaturated diacid, the anhydride having formula (ii), where r1 and r2 are individually selected from h, c1-c3 alkyl, phenyl, chlorine and bromine; (b) 15 to 60 wt % of a second ethylenically unsaturated monoacidic monomer consisting of (meth)acrylic acid; (c) 30 to 70 wt % of a third ethylenically unsaturated monomer consisting of c1-c8 alkyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid; (d) 1 to 25 wt %, of a fourth ethylenically unsaturated monomer, consisting of surfmer of formula (iii), wherein each r3 and r4 are each independently selected from h, methyl, —c(═o)oh, or —c(═o)or5; r5 is a c1-c30 alkyl; t is —ch2c(═o)o—, —c(═o)o—, —o—, —ch2o—, —nhc(═o)nh—, —c(═o)nh—, —ar—(ce2)z—nhc(═o)o—, —ar—(ce2)z—nhc(═o)nh—, or ch2ch2nhc(═o)—ar is divalent aryl; e is h or methyl; z is 0 or 1; k is an integer in the range of 0 to 30; and m is 0 or 1; with the proviso that when k is 0, m is 0, and when k is in the range of 1 to 30; m is 1; (r6o)n is polyoxyalkylene, which is a homopolymer, a random copolymer, or a block copolymer of c2-c4-oxyalkylene units, wherein r6 is c2h4, c3h6, c4h8, or a mixture thereof, and n is an integer in the range of 5 to 250; y is —r6o—, —r6—, —c(═o)—, —c(═o)nh—, ═r6nhc(═o)nh—, or —c(═o)nhc(═o)—; and r7 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl selected from the group consisting of c8-c40 linear alkyl, c8-c40 branched alkyl, c8-c40 carbocyclic alkyl, c2-c40 alkyl-substituted, phenyl, aryl-substituted c2-c40 alkyl, and c8c80 complex ester; wherein the r7 alkyl group optionally comprises one or more substituents selected from the group consisting of hydroxy, alkoxy, and halogen.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337149

Ink-jet printing method

The present invention relates to [1] a pigment-containing water-based ink for ink-jet printing which is free of turbidity and excellent in capability of suppressing occurrence of image unevenness (mottling) when printed on a low-water absorbing recording medium, said ink including at least one acetylene glycol (a) selected from the group consisting of 2,4,7,9-tetramethyl-5-decyne-4,7-diol and the like, and a nonionic surfactant (b), a content of the component (a) in the water-based ink being not less than 1.0% by mass and not more than 3.0% by mass, and a mass ratio of the component (b) to the component (a) [(b)/(a)] being not less than 1 and not more than 3; and [2] an ink-jet printing method for printing images or characters on a low-water absorbing recording medium using said water-based ink for ink-jet printing.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150337089

Anionic isocyanate compound and its use as emulsifier

Also provided is an emulsion in which the particles comprise such a composition and further comprise (c) one or more water-insoluble compound that is different from said polyisocyanate (a).. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336993

Mitochondria-targeted theranostic agents

Mitochondria-targeted theranostic agents and methods of using them diagnostically and therapeutically are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to theranostic agents comprising f16, or analogues thereof, conjugated to alkyltriphenylphosphonium lipophilic cations, and their uses in medical imaging and treatment of diseases associated with mitochondrial dysfunction, including cancer.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336819

Ion absorption/desorption device and a method thereof as well as a ph adjustor

The present invention provides an ion absorption/desorption device and a corresponding method. The ion absorption device may comprise: an electrode pair (12, 14), at least one electrode of the electrode pair (12, 14) being covered by ions-permeable gel (16a) with functional groups, the gel (16a) absorbing ions in a liquid (26a) when a voltage is applied on the electrode pair (12, 14). ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336815

Method of treatment of radioactive wastewater

A method of treatment of radioactive wastewater. The method includes: allowing radioactive wastewater to undergo reverse osmosis treatment and continuous electrodeionization treatment in sequence. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336812

Removal of uranium from water

A method for removing uranium from an uranium-containing aqueous solution having a salinity of at least 0.5 ppt, comprise the step of passing the solution through a bed of anion exchange resin impregnated with polyphenol.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336632

Electric assist device for a bicyle and electrically assisted bicyle provided with such a device

Means (8) for controlling the electric machine, characterized in that the drive pinion includes teeth (31) intended to mesh tangentially with complementary teeth (51) fastened to said tyre (5).. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336050

Polysulfide intercalated layered double hydroxides for metal capture applications

Polysulfide intercalated layered double hydroxides and methods for their use in vapor and liquid-phase metal capture applications are provided. The layered double hydroxides comprise a plurality of positively charged host layers of mixed metal hydroxides separated by interlayer spaces. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150336017

Doll companion integrating child self-directed execution of applications with cell phone communication, education, entertainment, alert and monitoring systems

The presented cell phone-enabled doll companion allows a child novel ways to self-select and self-execute applications while requiring no intervention or supervision from the parent. Further, it provides learning, entertainment and safety by integrating cell phone communication, education, entertainment, alert and monitoring systems. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335790

Compositions and methods for templating three-dimensional mineralization

The invention provides novel compositions and methods for three-dimensional mineralization templated by synthetic scaffolds having zwitterionic mediators. The invention enables 3-d mineralization nucleation and growth of minerals in a well-controlled and defined manner. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335771

Methods of sterilizing fetal support tissues

Disclosed herein, are methods of preparing sterilized amniotic tissues. Further disclosed herein, are methods of using the sterilized amniotic tissues.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335751

Aqeous composition comprising at least one protein and one solubilizing agent, preparation thereof and uses thereof

A liquid composition which has, in an aqueous medium, one or more protein(s) and one or more solubilizing agent(s) chosen from anionic compounds of non-saccharide structure, the structure of which contains at least one aromatic nucleus having at least 6 ring members and at least one carboxylic acid group in salified form, and which has, in its acid form, a molar mass between 130 and 500 g/mol. A process for solubilizing one or more protein(s), wherein at least one solubilizing agent chosen from anionic compounds of non-saccharide structure, the structure of which contains at least one aromatic nucleus having at least 6 ring members and at least one carboxylic acid group in salified form, and which has, in its acid form, a molar mass between 130 and 500 g/mol, is added to an aqueous protein preparation in order to solubilize the protein is also provided.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335712

Treatment of diseases and conditions caused by increased vascular permeability

The invention is directed to methods for the treatment of diseases and conditions caused by increased vascular permeability. The invention is also directed to methods for returning vascular permeability that is a symptom of a disease or condition to a homeostatic state. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335702

Inhibitors of atypical protein kinase c and their use in treating hedgehog pathway-dependent cancers

Methods and compositions are provided for modulating hedgehog (hh) pathway signaling in a cell. Aspects of the methods include methods for inhibiting hh pathway-promoted cancer proliferation and/or metastasis that is promoted by hh pathway signaling, methods for treating cancers promoted by hh pathway signaling, and methods for screening candidate agents for the ability to treat a cancer promoted by hh pathway signaling. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335663

Pharmaceutical composition having synergistic action of direct catalase inhibitors and modulators of no metabolism or of extracellular superoxide anion production which lead to catalase destruction

The present patent application relates to a pharmaceutical composition, characterized in that it comprises at least one active ingredient which can bring about a singlet oxygen-independent direct catalase inactivation and that the composition further comprises at least one active ingredient that leads to inactivation of catalase as a result of modulation of the nitrogen oxide or superoxide anion metabolism of the cells and subsequent singlet oxygen formation.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335598

Germicidal compositions comprising carboxylic acid mixture and use as topical disinfectants

Germicidal compositions and methods of using the same in the prevention and treatment of various hoof diseases are provided. The germicidal compositions generally comprise formic acid, at least one c2-c10 carboxylic acid, and one or more anionic surfactants, such as an α-olefin sulfonate. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335567

Novel oil-in-water emulsions rich in salts, having high viscosity and stable over time

A composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion includes, for 100% of its mass: from 5%-55% by mass of a fatty phase consisting of at least one oil and/or at least one wax, from 0.025% to 3.75% of at least one cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte resulting from the polymerisation of at least one monomer having a strong acid function, partially or completely salified, with at least one neutral monomer, and at least one monomer of formula (i), in which r represents a linear or branched alkyl radical including from eight to twenty carbon atoms and n represents a number greater than or equal to one and less than or equal to twenty, in the presence of at least one crosslinking agent, from 0.025% to 3.75% of at least one galactomannan having a degree of substitution of approximately 1/1 or of approximately ½ or of approximately ⅕.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335566

Styling agents having maximum hold

Agents for the temporary shaping of keratinic fibers include in a cosmetically acceptable carrier—relative in each case to the weight thereof—1 to 20 wt. % of at least one crosslinked, amphiphilic, anionic polymer comprising at least one structural unit of formula (i) as described herein and at least one structural unit of formula (ii) as described herein, and 1 to 20 wt. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335565

Irritation mitigating polymers and uses therefor

The present invention provides mild cleansing and cleaning compositions and methods for mitigating irritation induced by harsh detersive surfactants contained therein. The invention relates to a method of reducing skin irritation associated with a cleansing composition comprising at least one surfactant, the method comprising combining an effective amount of at least one nonionic amphiphilic polymer with at least one detersive surfactant selected from anionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, nonionic surfactants and combinations of two or more thereof. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335564

Dyeing composition free of chemical oxidizing agent, comprising an oxidation dye, an alkyl sulfate, an alkylpolyglycoside, a fatty substance and non-ionic guar gum

The subject of the present invention is a composition for dyeing human keratin fibres, such as the hair, which is free of chemical oxidizing agent other than atmospheric oxygen and which comprises: (a) at least one oxidation dye precursor; (b) at least one liquid fatty substance; (c) at least one non-ionic guar gum; (d) at least one anionic surfactant chosen from c6-c40 alkyl sulfates or non-salified forms thereof; (e) at least one non-ionic alkylpolyglycoside surfactant. It also relates to a process for dyeing human keratin fibres, in which this composition applied in the presence of at least one oxidizing agent other than atmospheric oxygen.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335563

Composition comprising (2,5-diaminophenyl)ethanol and a cellulose polymer or carboxylic anionic polymer in a medium rich in fatty substances, dyeing process and device

The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibres, comprising a) one or more fatty substances, which are preferably liquid and non-silicone, b) one or more cellulose polymers and/or one or more carboxylic anionic, c) (2,5-diaminophenyl)ethanol, d) optionally, one or more couplers, e) optionally, one or more basifying agents, and f) one or more chemical oxidizing agents such as hydrogen peroxide, and the content of fatty substances in the composition representing in total at least 10%, in particular at least 15%, more particularly at least 20% and preferably at least 25% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition resulting from the mixing of (a′)+(b′)+(c′). The present invention also relates to a process using this composition and to a multi-compartment device suitable for the use of said process.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335549

Oral care composition containing ionic liquids

An oral care composition is provided wherein the composition comprises an ionic liquid, wherein the ionic liquid comprises: a) a quaternary ammonium cation of the formula wherein r1, r2, r3 and r4 are each an organic moiety and may be the same or different, and at least one of r1, r2, r3 and r4 includes a hydroxyl; and b) an anion selected from the group consisting of salicylate, alkylsulfate, sulfate, acetate, halide, phosphate, alkyl phosphate and tosylate; wherein the oral care composition is a mouth rinse, toothpaste, toothpowder, oral bead or strip, fluid-encased dental strip, irrigation fluid, plaque removal liquid, dental floss, hard candy, soft candy, lozenge, chewing gum, or lollipop.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335547

Oral care composition containing ionic liquids

An oral care composition comprising a compound, wherein the compound comprises: (a) a cation; and (b) an anion, wherein the compound has two or more of (i) an atomic polarizability of from 20 to 60, (ii) a kier flexibility index of from 2 to 20 and (iii) a molar refractivity of from 3 to 10 is provided.. . ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335537

Process for dyeing or lightening keratin fibres in two parts, using an oil-rich alkaline direct emulsion based on a solid nonionic surfactant with an hlb ranging from 1.5 to 10

The present invention relates to a process for dyeing or lightening keratin fibres, comprising the step of extemporaneously mixing at the time of use two compositions (a) and (b) and of applying the said mixture to the said fibres; the said mixture comprising at least 25% by weight of fatty substances relative to the total weight of the composition obtained from the mixing of two compositions (a)+(b); with: —(a) representing a composition in direct emulsion form whose content of oil(s) ii) is at least 30% by weight relative to the weight of composition (a), and comprising: i) at least one nonionic surfactant that is solid at room temperature and at atmospheric pressure, with an hlb ranging from 1.5 to 10; ii) at least one basifying agent; hi) optionally at least one additional surfactant other than the solid nonionic surfactants (i), iv) optionally at least one dye; and—(b) representing a composition comprising at least one chemical oxidizing agent. A subject of the present invention is also a multi-compartment device and a composition (a) in direct emulsion form and the ready-to-use composition resulting from the mixing of compositions (a) and (b). ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335399

Removable lingual-vestibular dental alignment device and method for the production thereof

The invention relates to a removable lingual-vestibular dental alignment device comprising an assembly of independent caps (12). The inner part of each cover (12) includes a fissure (14) for coupling to a fixing element (21, 24, and 27) adhered to the tooth (20) and outer elements (13) facilitating the passage of the dental arch (16) having a circular, square or rectangular section. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335361

Craniospinal fusion method and apparatus

An apparatus for surgical fusion of a cranio-cervical junction includes a plate member, where the plate member includes a bottom portion configured to be secured to a cranium; a top portion including a plurality of perforations extending therethrough configured to promote bone growth, wherein the top portion and the bottom portion define a graft accommodation space; and first and second side portions coupled to the top and bottom portions on first and second sides of the graft accommodation space. The first side portion is configured to receive a first support rod and the second side portion is configured to receive a second support rod.. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335285

Wireless implantable sensing devices

An implantable device is provided that can include any number of features. In some embodiments, the device induces a coil antenna configured to receive wireless power from a power source external to the patient. ... Conio Inc

11/26/15 / #20150335073

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An atomizer with a compact structure and convenient assembly is provided. The atomizer includes an atomizing sleeve and an atomizing assembly fixed therein, a liquid reserving space configured for storing a tobacco liquid is defined in the atomizing sleeve. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150333819

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using sonic signaling

Provided is a dye-sensitized solar cell which exhibits excellent heat resistance and high photoelectric conversion efficiency. This dye-sensitized solar cell is provided with: a negative electrode having a semiconductor layer with a pigment as a photosensitizer, an electrolyte layer located on the semiconductor layer of the negative electrode having a paired oxidized species and reduced species, and a positive electrode located on the electrolyte layer having a conductive polymer layer that acts as a catalyst to convert the oxidized species into the reduced species. . . . . . . A candidate companion screen device is located by a primary display device as being in the same room as the primary device using sonic signaling, and in response ancillary content related to content being shown on the primary display device is provided to the companion screen device. The ancillary content may be provided from the internet based on information in the content being presented on the primary display device by, e.g., providing a link to a website to the companion device.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150333363

Composite metal oxide, method for producing composite metal oxide, and sodium secondary battery

An object of the present invention or a problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide, as a material for use as a positive electrode of a sodium secondary battery, a novel material that allows the resulting battery to have capacity characteristics superior to those of conventional batteries. The composite metal oxide of the present invention has a composition represented by the general formula naxmeyo2, where me is at least one selected from the group consisting of fe, mn, and ni, x satisfies 0.8<x≦1.0, and y satisfies 0.95≦y<1.05, and consists of a p2 structure. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150333328

Electrode materials for rechargeable battery

A positive electrode is disclosed for a non-aqueous electrolyte lithium rechargeable cell or battery. The electrode comprises a lithium containing material of the formula naylixnizmn1-z-z′mz′od, wherein m is a metal cation, x+y>1, 0<z<0.5, 0≦z′<0.5, y+x+1 is less than d, and the value of d depends on the proportions and average oxidation states of the metallic elements, li, na, mn, ni, and m, if present, such that the combined positive charge of the metallic elements is balanced by the number of oxygen anions, d. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150332400

Method and system for creating a portfolio of equity securities for an investment portfolio

A computer implemented method and system for selecting stock equities for inclusion in a strategic investment portfolio. The system creates a universe of companies that meet all pre-set conditions based upon market capitalization, senior unsecured credit rating, outstanding short and long term debt, shareholders equity and dividend history. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150332368

System and method for assisting in locating and choosing a desired item in a storage location

A computer-based system and a method for providing product-related information to a user regarding at least one desired item are described. The item is a hygiene article. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150332294

Method and system for profiling and scheduling of thermal residential energy use for demand-side management programs

A methodology is provided for informing targeted demand-response (dr) and marketing programs that focus on the temperature-sensitive part of residential electricity demand. The methodology uses energy consumption readings collected from “smart” electricity meters, as well as hourly temperature readings. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331937

System and method for automatically summarizing fine-grained opinions in digital text

A method and system for automatically summarizing fine-grained opinions in digital text are disclosed. Accordingly, a digital text is analyzed for the purpose of extracting all opinion expressions found in the text. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331655

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using low energy bluetooth

A candidate companion screen device is located by a primary display device as being in the same room as the primary device using low energy bluetooth, and in response ancillary content related to content being shown on the primary display device is provided to the companion screen device. The ancillary content may be provided from the internet based on information in the content being presented on the primary display device by, e.g., providing a link to a website to the companion device.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331563

System and method for evaluating sentiment

An example system and method elicits reviews and opinions from users via an online system or a web crawl. Opinions on topics are processed in real time to determine orientation. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331503

Computer mouse with automatic grop angle control function

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a computer mouse with an automatic grip angle control function for reducing a sense of wrist fatigue by continuously changing a grip angle in a constant period during use. In order to achieve this objective, the present invention provides the computer mouse with the automatic grip angle control function, including a base having a board, which is necessary for operating the mouse and located at the upper end of the base, and an upper surface provided with a button and a wheel, and the mouse comprises: a rotational unit coupled with one side of the base and one side of the upper surface corresponding to one side of the base to enable the relative rotation of the upper surface with respect to the base; a guide unit fixed to an upper end of the base of an opposite side at which the rotational unit is located and having a gear formed on an outer surface thereof; a motor fixed to the inside of the upper surface; a pinion fixed to a rotary shaft of the motor; and a control unit for controlling the motor, wherein the pinion is engaged with the gear of the guide unit and the grip angle of the upper surface is changed by the rotation of the motor.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331346

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus

Provided is an electrophotographic electroconductive member in which an excessive decrease in resistance of an electroconductive roller in a high-temperature/humidity environment is suppressed and an electric resistance value in a low-temperature/humidity environment is reduced, and thus the electric resistance value is optimized without depending on use conditions and a usage environment. Also provided are a process cartridge and an electrophotographic apparatus that contribute to the stable formation of an electrophotographic image of high quality over a long period of time. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331342

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus

The present invention provides an electrophotographic member having excellent deformation recovery even when stored or used under a high temperature and high humidity environment, which is useful in forming a high-quality electrophotographic image; a process cartridge; and an electrophotographic apparatus. The electrophotographic member of the present invention includes a conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer; the electro-conductive layer including a resin synthesized from an ion conducting agent and a compound being able to react with the ion conducting agent; the ion conducting agent including a specific anion and a cation having at least three hydroxyl groups; the compound being able to react with the hydroxyl group.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331341

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus

The present invention provides a highly electro-conductive electrophotographic member which contributes to formation of high-quality electrophotographic images while bleeding out of an ion conducting agent is reduced, a process cartridge, and an electrophotographic apparatus. Accordingly, the electrophotographic member according to the present invention includes an electro-conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer, wherein the electro-conductive layer contains a resin synthesized from a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic cation and a compound being able to react with the nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic cation, and an anion; the nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic cation has two substituents bonded to hydroxyl groups; and the substituent bonded to the hydroxyl group is bonded to a nitrogen atom of a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocycle of the nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic cation.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331340

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus

The present invention provides an electrophotographic electro-conductive member containing an ion-exchange group structure in an electro-conductive layer, whereby the bleeding of an ionic conductive agent to the surface of the electro-conductive layer is suppressed and reduction in electro-conductivity caused by electrification is low. For this purpose, the electrophotographic member of the present invention is an electrophotographic member having an electro-conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer, wherein the electro-conductive layer contains a resin having any one or more of partial structures represented by the specific formulas (1) to (7) in the molecule, and an anion.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150331339

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus

The present invention provides an electrophotographic member in which an increase in resistance is small even in use at low temperature and which contributes to the formation of a high quality electrophotographic image, and a process cartridge and an electrophotographic apparatus using this electrophotographic member as a charging member or a developer carrying member. Therefore, the electrophotographic member of the present invention is an electrophotographic member including an electro-conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer, wherein the electro-conductive layer includes a urethane resin and an ion-conductive agent, the urethane resin has, between two adjacent urethane bonds, a structure represented by formula (1) and at least one structure selected from the group consisting of a structure represented by formula (2) and a structure represented by formula (3), and the ion-conductive agent contains a particular anion.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330961

Method for detecting organic and inorganic explosives

Methods, devices, and systems are disclosed for releasing a sample from a carrier medium. A method of releasing a sample from a carrier medium comprises treating a sample on a carrier medium with a first organic reagent, wherein when the sample contains at least one inorganic salt, the first organic reagent binds to a cation of the inorganic salt to produce both a first volatile compound and an isolated anion of the inorganic salt; treating the sample on the carrier medium with a second organic reagent, wherein the second organic reagent reacts with the isolated anion to produce a second volatile compound; and releasing the treated sample from the carrier medium, wherein when the first and the second volatile compounds are produced, the releasing step releases at least one of the first and second volatile compounds from the carrier medium.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330848

Optical device utilizing fiber bragg grating and narrowband light with non-bragg wavelength

In certain embodiments, an optical device and a method of use is provided. The optical device includes a fiber bragg grating having a substantially periodic refractive index modulation along a length of the fiber bragg grating. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330830

Optical-fiber-compatible sensor

A sensor is provided, with the sensor including a reflective element and an optical fiber positioned relative to the reflective element such that light emitted from the optical fiber is reflected by the reflective element and propagates in an optical cavity between the optical fiber and the reflective element. A first material is within the optical cavity and has a coefficient of thermal expansion and a thickness that compensate a refractive index change with temperature of a second material within the optical cavity.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330494

Differential assembly having a link shaft

A differential assembly having at least one link shaft that may be disposed in a case between a first gear and a second gear. The link shaft may have a bend portion that may not be coaxially disposed with first and second end portions of the link shaft. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330493

Driveline disconnect with modular rear driveline module (rdm) with integrated coupling and differential control

A motor vehicle powertrain (10, 210, 310) having a rear driveline module (rdm) (20) for driving a pair of rear wheels (14a, 14b) and a method of assembly can include a hydraulically actuatable rear axle coupling clutch (28) operable to transmit rotary power between an input pinion shaft (22, 222) and a rear differential case (30, 230) and a hydraulic actuating assembly (16). The powertrain (10, 210, 310) can include a hydraulically actuatable differential control clutch (34) mounted coaxial to the rear axle coupling clutch (28) and a power take-off unit (ptu) (36) having a hydraulically actuatable ptu coupling clutch (42). ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330492

Vehicle transmission with common carrier planetary gear set

A transmission with a common carrier planetary gear set is provided for a vehicle that has drive axle half shafts defining an axis of rotation, an electric motor/generator with a motor shaft parallel with the axis of rotation, either concentric with the axis of rotation or spaced therefrom, and a differential with a differential carrier connected with the drive axle half shafts. The planetary gear set has a first sun gear member continuously or selectively connectable with the motor shaft, first and second pinion gears, a carrier member rotatably supporting the first and the second pinion gears so that the first pinion gear meshes with the first sun gear member, and a ring gear member meshing with one of the pinion gears. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330467

Planet carrier for an electromechanical actuator of a parking brake, actuator and assembly methods

The invention proposes a planet carrier (50) for a planetary gear train of a reducing mechanism of an electromechanical actuator for actuating a parking brake of a motor vehicle, which carries planet pinions (52), each of which is accommodated between two parallel support plates (56, 58) belonging to a reinforcement (54) of the planet carrier and each of which is mounted in rotation on the planet carrier (50) about a rotation guide pin (74) that is mounted between the two support plates (56, 58) to which it is linked by the two opposing axial ends thereof, characterised in that each rotation guide pin (74) is a tubular pin.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330440

Ball joint and steering device including the same

A rack-and-pinion type steering device includes a ball joint for connecting a rack shaft and a tie rod. The ball joint includes a socket and a ball. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330395

Seal of a compressor rotor

A compressor rotor comprising a pinion shaft which has multiple interconnected segments that are arranged axially one behind the other and including a multipart seal which seals the pinion shaft is provided. The pinion shaft has a rotor segment which supports a rotor, a connection segment, and a toothed segment arranged axially between the rotor segment and the connection segment, the toothed segment having a toothing at each of the two ends of the toothed segment. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150330331

Ram air turbine driveshaft gear and bearing arrangement

A ram air turbine is presented that includes a turbine having a blade and a turbine shaft, a strut removably coupled to the turbine, wherein the strut has a gearbox section and a drive section, a turbine shaft with a bevel gear oriented perpendicularly to the turbine shaft and positioned within the gearbox section of the strut, a driveshaft coupled to the generator and positioned within the drive section of the strut, and a pinion gear that engages with the bevel gear, wherein the pinion gear is secured to the driveshaft by a spanner nut, wherein the pinion gear utilizes a key configured to interact with the keyed joint of the driveshaft. The pinion gear is supported by a pinion bearing that may be press fit onto the pinion gear and by one of the generator bearings.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329941

Alloy composition

An alloy composition consisting essentially of, by atomic percent, between 6.5 and 8% of elements selected from the group consisting of aluminium, titanium, tantalum and niobium, between 37 and 47% of elements selected from the group consisting of chromium, cobalt, iron, molybdenum and tungsten, and between 1.8 and 3.8% of elements selected from the group consisting of tungsten, molybdenum, niobium and tantalum, and, optionally, by weight percent, up to 0.04% carbon, up to 0.07% boron, and up to 0.1% zirconium, the balance being nickel and incidental impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329908

Pattern recognition receptor expression as a measure of systemic health

The present invention encompasses methods and kits employing pattern recognition receptor expression as a measure of systemic health in a subject afflicted with an oral health condition. In particular, the present invention is directed to methods involving measurement of the expression levels of one or more pattern recognition receptors including but not limited to toll like receptors, myeloid differentiation primary response gene 88 (myd88), and nucleotide binding oligomerization domain containing protein 1 (nod1), in a companion animal, e.g., a dog or a cat, afflicted with an oral health condition. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329888

Process for the production of solutions of sugars and alcohols from lignocellulosic biomass with complementary treatment of solid residue with a hydrated inorganic salt

The present invention describes a process for the production of solutions of sugars and alcohols from lignocellulosic biomass, comprising a pre-treatment, a step for enzymatic hydrolysis and alcoholic fermentation, a step for extraction of the alcohol produced, a step for separation of the solid residue, an optional step for washing and drying, followed by a step for digestion of the solid residue in a medium comprising at least one hydrated inorganic salt with formula mxn.n′h2o, in which m is a metal selected from groups 1 to 13 of the periodic classification, x is an anion and n is a whole number in the range 1 to 6 and n′ is in the range 0.5 to 12, in order to obtain a solid fraction and a liquid fraction, said solid fraction then being separated and undergoing either an enzymatic hydrolysis step or steps for enzymatic hydrolysis and alcoholic fermentation.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329802

Dishwasher rinse aids and detergents

Automatic dishwashing methods using dishwashing agents that contain anionic surfactant(s) having at least one sulfate group or sulfonate group, as well as nonionic surfactant(s), produce very good drying of the dishes cleaned in an automatic dishwashing method. The automatic dishwashing agents additionally contain polycarboxylic acid in combination with methyglycinediacetic acid or glutaminediacetic acid or ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid, or salts thereof.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329753

Biobased lignin adhesives for plywood applications and manufacturing of improved wood-based products

Described herein is an adhesive formulation comprising lignin, a cross-linker, and optionally a dispersant, or obtained by mixing a composition comprising lignin, a cross-linker, and optionally a dispersant. Preferably in the adhesive formulation, at least about 50 wt. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329713

Dispersion stabilizer for suspension polymerization and vinyl resin production method

There is provided a dispersion stabilizer for suspension polymerization comprising a vinyl alcohol polymer (a), wherein the vinyl alcohol polymer (a) has a terminal anionic group and has a saponification degree of 30 to 60 mol %, a viscosity average polymerization degree of 650 or less, and a proportion of polymer molecules having a molecular weight of 8000 or less as determined by gel permeation chromatography is 9.5% by mass or less. When a vinyl compound is suspension-polymerized using the dispersion stabilizer for suspension polymerization, its higher polymerization stability allows for providing particles having a uniform size with a less amount of coarse particles, even under the conditions favorable for unstable polymerization.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329701

Non-ionic surfactant composition and fluoropolymer aqueous dispersion

A nonionic surfactant composition including: a nonionic surfactant that contains a molecule having a c10-c22 alkyl group and/or alkenyl group as a hydrophobic group, a polyoxyalkylene chain as a hydrophilic group, no aromatic ring, no c9-c14 alkyl group derived from an alcohol that is produced from a higher olefin derived from a mixture of propylene and butene through an oxo process, and no c13 alkyl group derived from an alcohol that is produced from a higher olefin derived from a propylene tetramer through an oxo process. The nonionic surfactant has a hydrodynamic radius of 5.0 to 8.0 nm at 40° c. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329618

Chromatographic method for isolating and purifying high-purity recombined human serum albumin

Disclosed is a chromatographic method for isolating and purifying high-purity recombined human serum albumin, comprising: conducting cation-exchange chromatography on recombined human serum albumin, and adding alcohol to a buffer solution to remove endotoxin, so as to obtain a primary product i; under binding conditions, conducting anion/hydrophobic composite resin exchange chromatography on the primary product i to obtain an intermediate product ii; conducting hydrophobic chromatography on the intermediate product ii to obtain the target product, the purified high-purity recombined human serum albumin. The purity of the recombined human serum albumin obtained by isolating and purifying with the chromatographic method of the present invention is greater than 99.9999%, and the content of the endotoxin meets the criteria stipulated by chinese pharmacopoeia.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329598

Stabilized hepatitis b core polypeptides

Genetically modified hbc polypeptides are provided.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329589

Copolymers for protein precipitation

The present invention relates to the isolation of recombinant and/or biotherapeutic proteins for capture or clarification from cell culture fluid using copolymers. The copolymers used according to the process of the present invention comprise hydrophobic and anionic residues.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329563

Gas separation material using metal complex and gas separation method

A separation material and method for separating and recovering a target gas from a mixed gas including the target gas and a hydrocarbon gas that has the same number of carbon atoms as the target gas, the target gas being a hydrocarbon gas having 2 or 4 carbon atoms and a carbon-carbon double bond. This gas separation material includes: a metal complex containing a 2,3-pyrazinedicarboxylic acid; an ion of at least one type of metal (m); and an organic ligand (b) capable of bidentate coordination to the metal ion represented by general formula (1) or general formula (2), where (m), formula (1) and formula (2) are as defined herein. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329494

Process for preparing asymmetrical imidazolium salts

The invention relates to a process for preparing an asymmetrical imidazolium salt of formula (1a), in which r1 is an aromatic group, r2 is chosen from a cyclic secondary aliphatic alkyl group and a heteroalkyl group, r3 and r4 are chosen, independently of one another, from the group consisting of hydrogen, a halide and an alkyl group, and a″ is an anion. The process comprises a fast substep of forming a reaction mixture by bringing one equivalent of an aniline into contact with one equivalent of a compound bearing an amine group, in the presence of at least four point five equivalents of a brønsted acid. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329414

Glass-ceramic

A subject matter of the invention is a glass-ceramic sheet provided, on at least a portion of at least one of its faces, with a coating of thin layers comprising at least one thin functional layer composed of a metal based on niobium metal nb, or of an oxide based on a niobium oxide nbox in which x is at most 0.5, the or each thin functional layer being framed by at least two thin layers made of dielectric materials, the physical thickness of the thin functional layer or, if appropriate, the combined physical thickness of all the thin functional layers being within a range extending from 8 to 15 nm.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329215

Ram air turbine generator assemblies

A ram air turbine having a turbine with one or more blades, a strut having a drive section and a generator adapter section, a turbine shaft and bevel gear located within the drive section, a generator positioned within the generator adapter section of the strut and comprising an exciter and permanent magnet generator in the a turbine side, and a driveshaft having a pinion gear that engages with the bevel gear, wherein the driveshaft is removably coupled to the generator. The strut includes a cone positioned between the drive section and the generator adapter section, and the permanent magnet generator and the exciter are positioned inside of the cone of the strut. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329214

Ram air turbine gearbox sealing

A ram air turbine includes a turbine with one or more blades, a strut removably coupled to the turbine and having a gearbox section and a drive section, a cover located at an end of the gearbox section of the strut with a test plug having a static seal, a turbine shaft and a bevel gear located in the gearbox section of the strut and a driveshaft and a pinion gear located in the drive section of the strut, wherein the pinion gear engages with the bevel gear. The turbine shaft may include a dynamic seal that provides sealing between the turbine shaft and the cover. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150329213

Integral ram air turbine strut and gearbox

A ram air turbine is provided that utilizes a one-piece strut. The strut includes an integral gearbox section and an integral drive section. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328927

Thin film diffusion barrier

A coated substrate and method for producing the coated substrate provide a material diffusion barrier. In an embodiment, a method for producing a material diffusion barrier comprising a coating on an elastomeric substrate includes exposing the elastomeric substrate to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer on the elastomeric substrate. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328631

Electrospinning solution, polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers and ion-exchange membrane

An ion-exchange membrane is provided, and the fibers of the ion-exchange membrane are obtained by electrospinning. The electrospinning solution contains 100 parts by weight of polyvinyl alcohol (pva), 10-100 parts by weight of a modifier, 10-100 parts by weight of an ion exchanger, and 100-2,500 parts by weight of water. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328554

Doll companion integrating child self-directed execution of applications with cell phone communication, education, entertainment, alert and monitoring systems

The presented cell phone-enabled doll companion allows a child novel ways to self-select and self-execute applications while requiring no intervention or supervision from the parent. Further, it provides learning, entertainment and safety by integrating cell phone communication, education, entertainment, alert and monitoring systems. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328462

System and method for independently operating multiple neurostimulation channels

A multi-channel neurostimulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of electrodes, stimulation output circuitry including electrical source circuitry of the same polarity configured for generating a plurality of pulsed electrical waveforms in a plurality of timing channels, and control circuitry configured for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to serially couple the electrical source circuitry to different sets of the electrodes when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms do not temporally overlap each other, and for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to couple the electrical source circuitry to a union of the different electrode sets when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms temporally overlap each other.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328283

Novel antimicrobial agents

A novel class of antimicrobial polymeric agents, which include a plurality of positively charged amino acid residues and at least one omega-amino-fatty acid residue linking therebetween, designed to exert antimicrobial activity while being stable, non-toxic and avoiding development of resistance thereto and a process of preparing same are disclosed. Further disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing same and a method of treating medical conditions associated with pathological microorganisms, a medical device, an imaging probe and a food preservative utilizing same. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328152

Method of preparing composition for delivering an anionic drug

Disclosed is an effective method of preparing a composition for delivering an anionic drug, the composition comprising an anionic drug as an active ingredient, a cationic lipid, and an amphiphilic block copolymer, wherein the anionic drug forms a complex with the cationic lipid, and the anionic drug/cationic lipid complex is entrapped in a micelle structure formed by the amphiphilic block copolymer.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328134

Composition for caring for keratin fibers and use thereof for cleansing and conditioning the keratin fibers

Composition for caring for keratin fibers and use thereof for cleansing and conditioning the keratin fibers, especially the hair, which comprises a) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic, nonionic, amphoteric, cationic surfactant, or a mixture thereof; b) at least one cationic polymer with a charge density greater than 4 meq/g, preferably greater than 5 meq/g; c) at least one aminated silicone; and d) at least one insoluble, non-aminated silicone.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328128

Composition comprising oxidation dye precursors and anionic polymers

The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibers, comprising a) at least one oxidation dye precursor, b) at least one anionic associative polymer i), c) at least one anionic non associative polymer ii), and d) at least one anionic surfactant. The composition optionally contains alkaline agent.. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328127

Cleansing composition

The present invention provides a cleansing composition comprising the following components (a), (b), and (c): (a) 0.001 to 5% by mass of a polymer selected from the group consisting of (a-1), (a-2), and (a-3): (a-1) an acrylic copolymer comprising 10 mol % or more of a monomer selected from the group consisting of an acrylic acid alkyl ester and a methacrylic acid alkyl ester, as represented by mol % based on the total monomers; (a-2) a polysaccharide derivative having a polyoxyalkylene chain having an average molecular weight of 300 to 100,000; and (a-3) a polyether polycarbonate; (b) 1 to 50% by mass of one or two or more oil agents selected from the group consisting of (b1) and (b2): (b1) an ether oil and (b2) a hydrocarbon oil having a viscosity of 18 mpa·s or lower at 30° c.; and (c) water, and comprising (d) no nonionic surfactant having hlb of 8 or more or less than 5% by mass of the nonionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328125

Abradable films for use in oral care

The present invention relates to abradable films useful, e.g., in dentifrice formulations, wherein the film is stable in formulation, but abrades to release pigment or oral care active components upon brushing. The invention provides, e.g., an orally acceptable, water insoluble film which does not dissolve under formulation conditions but disintegrates upon brushing, comprising a polymer matrix, plasticizer (e.g., propylene glycol), releasable material (e.g., color or pigment) incorporated therein; and (optionally) nonionic surfactant (e.g. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328113

Oral care composition containing ionic liquids

The present invention relation to an oral care composition comprising an ionic liquid wherein the ionic liquid comprises: (a) a pyrazolium cation and (b) an anion selected from the group consisting of acetate, halide, phosphate, alkyl phosphate, sulphate, alkyl sulphate and tosylate is provided.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150328092

Flowable peroxide containing oral care compositions

Described herein are oral care compositions comprising (i) a whitening complex comprising crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone complexed with hydrogen peroxide, and (ii) a thickening agent comprising a crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone, the composition further comprising (iii) a nonionic rheology modifier selected from at least one of a polysorbate surfactant and an alkylene glycol ester of a c6-c12 fatty acid, or a mixture thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150327795

Assessing the condition of a joint and preventing damage

Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint, particularly a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an mri to a three dimensional map of the cartilage. ... Conio Inc

11/19/15 / #20150327597

Atomizer, power supply, and electronic cigarette having same

An exemplary electronic cigarette includes an atomizer and a power supply. The atomizer includes one of a first connector and a second connector, and the power supply includes the other of a first connector and a second connector. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326848

Variable imaging arrangements and methods therefor

. . . . Various approaches to imaging involve selecting directional and spatial resolution. According to an example embodiment, images are computed using an imaging arrangement to facilitate selective directional and spatial aspects of the detection and processing of light data. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326778

Photo survey

Disclosed is an image capturing device for use in photo surveys, wherein said image capturing device comprises: a camera unit for capturing images; a processing unit for controlling said camera unit; a first shutter release button for activating said camera unit to capture an image of a motive; and a second shutter release button for activating said camera unit to capture an image of a motive. The processing unit, when either said first shutter release button or said second shutter release button is activated, is configured to control said camera unit to capture an image of a motive, and generate an opinion variable associated with said captured image, wherein said opinion variable is for indicating the opinion of a user towards said motive, and wherein said opinion variable is generated dependent on the used shutter release button.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326367

Transmission of acknowledgement signals in a communication system

Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting a set of acknowledgement (ack) bits, by a user equipment (ue). A first subset of ack bits is transmitted. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150326200

Bulk acoustic wave devices with temperature-compensating niobium alloy electrodes

A bulk acoustic wave (baw) resonator having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a piezoelectric layer between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode is of a first electrode material. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150325659

Crystalline multilayer structure and semiconductor device

Provided is a crystalline multilayer structure which has good electrical properties and is useful for semiconductor devices. A crystalline multilayer structure includes a base substrate and a crystalline oxide semiconductor thin film disposed directly on the base substrate or with another layer therebetween and including a corundum-structured oxide semiconductor as a major component. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150325623

Method for controlling magnetic properties through ion diffusion in a magnetic junction usable in spin transfer torque magnetic random access memory applications

A method for providing a magnetic junction usable in a magnetic device and the magnetic junction are described. The method includes providing a reference layer, a nonmagnetic spacer layer and a free layer. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150325419

Low work-function, mechanically and thermally robust emitter for thermionic energy converters

Improved thermionic energy converters are provided by electrodes that include a silicon carbide support structure, a tungsten adhesion layer disposed on the silicon carbide support structure, and an activation layer disposed on the tungsten adhesion layer. The activation layer is a material that lowers the electrode work function, such as bao, sro and/or cao.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150325331

Single phase lead-free cubic pyrochlore bismuth zinc niobate-based dielectric materials and processes for manufacture

Both single phase lead-free cubic pyrochlore bismuth zinc niobate (bzn)-based dielectric materials with a chemical composition of bi1.5zn(0.5+y)nb(1.5−x)ta(x)o(6.5+y), with 0≦x<0.23 and 0≦y<0.9 and films with these average compositions with bi2o3 particles in an amorphous matrix and a process of manufacture thereof. The crystalline bznt-based dielectric material has a relative permittivity of at least 120, a maximum applied electric field of at least 4.0 mv/cm at 10 khz, a maximum energy storage at 25° c. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150325094

Providing recommendations based on detection and prediction of undesirable interactions

One or more processors retrieve a set of data based on a variable of a rule. The rule is configured to evaluate a subject based on a preference of a user. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150324528

System and method for tracking patient-service provider interactions

Disclosed is a system and method for tracking patient-service provider interactions. In some implementations, a method includes gathering near real-time information about patient interactions with staff in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing care facilities, retirement communities, home health care environments, assisted living facilities, and senior living facilities. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150324103

Social network system for sharing fashions

A system comprising a software application which can be installed on communications devices to create a social network to share the appearances of an exclusive social group as represented by avatars dressed in virtual clothing and exchanging social commentary on same. Avatars, virtual clothing, and social commentary, as well as various combinations thereof are stored in a virtual closet. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150323122

Platform lift

A platform lift employs flexible polyurethane timing belts as flexible rack members in a rack and pinion type drive mechanism. The platform lift includes a horizontal platform or deck shiftably mounted to a frame upright, post or column that is raised and lowered by movement of a “drive” carriage shiftably disposed within the frame upright. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322549

Lamellar-structure titanium-aluminum based alloy having a beta-gamma phase

A lamellar titanium-aluminium (tial) alloy having a beta-gamma phase according to the present invention contains aluminum (al) of 40˜46 at %, niobium (nb) of 3˜6 at %, a creep resistance enhancer of 0.2˜0.4 at %, a softening resistance enhancer of 2 at %, and the balance of titanium (ti) and is manufactured by vacuum arc melting.. . ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322387

Anti-microbial cleaning composition

An anti-microbial cleaning composition, comprising: by weight of the composition, from 0.001% to 3% of a nonionic anti-microbial agent, and from 0.1% to 3% of a soil dispersant. The anti-microbial cleaning composition provides desired performance in both cleaning and anti-microbial aspects.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322386

Liquid anti-microbial laundry detergent composition

A liquid anti-microbial laundry detergent composition, comprising: by weight of the composition, from 0.001% to 3% of a nonionic anti-microbial agent, and from 0.1% to 2.5% of an organic solvent that is a c1-c6 alcohol. The liquid anti-microbial laundry detergent composition demonstrates a good stability portfolio, as well as comparable cleaning performance.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322385

Anti-microbial laundry detergent composition

An anti-microbial laundry detergent composition, comprising: by weight of the composition, from 0.001% to 3% of an anti-microbial agent that is a diphenyl ether, from 3% to 50% of an anionic surfactant system comprising an alkyl ethoxy sulfate (aes) and a linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (las), and from 0.1% to 10% of an alkoxylated nonionic surfactant. The laundry detergent composition provides an improved anti-microbial benefit towards treated fabrics.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322383

Methods of using enzyme compositions

The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for cleaning medical and dental instruments. The disclosed compositions are preferably non-foaming or generate low foam to allow visual inspection of the cleaning process as well as safe handling of the instruments. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322288

Method for coating metal surfaces of substrates, and objects coated according to said method

A coating, a method for coating surfaces, and the coated surfaces. The method includes providing a substrate with a cleaned metal surface; contacting and coating the metal surface with an aqueous composition having a ph of from 0.5 to 7.0 and in the form of a dispersion and/or a suspension; optionally rinsing the organic coating; and drying and/or baking the organic coating, or optionally drying the organic coating and coating same with a similar or another coating composition thereto. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322273

Composition for antistatic release agent and antistatic release film

The invention relates to a composition for an antistatic release agent comprising: a release component, a conductive component, an organic solvent, and water, wherein the release component contains a condensation-type organopolysiloxane, the conductive component contains a complex with a π-conjugated electrically conductive polymer and a polyanion having a molecular weight of 20,000 to 900,000, an amount of the conductive component is 1 to 300 parts by mass, relative to 100 parts by mass of the release component, at least one amine compound selected from the group consisting of a secondary amine, a tertiary amine or a quaternary ammonium salt is coordinated to or bonded to portion of anion groups in the polyanion as an ion pair, and the water content is 5% by mass or less, relative to a total amount of the composition for an antistatic release agent. The present invention can provide a composition for an antistatic release agent containing a release component, which can be sufficiently cured, and having superior antistatic properties and release properties.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322272

Hydrophobic and oleophobic surfaces and uses thereof

A methodology is provided for generating hydrophobic superhydrophobic, oleophobic and/or superoleophobic surfaces. Compositions of matter made of a substrate having deposited on a surface thereof (e.g., by thermal evaporation) hydrocarbon waxes, including fluorinated waxes, are disclosed. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150322098

Silane sulfide modified elastomeric polymers

The present invention relates to silane sulfide modifier compounds and methods of making them. The invention also relates to a silane sulfide modified macromolecular compound obtainable by reacting a living anionic elastomeric polymer and a silane sulfide modifier. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150321680

Knuckle thrower

A knuckle thrower for a railway coupler assembly, the thrower having a knuckle actuating leg, a leg lock seat, an upper pivot structure, a lower trunnion, and stress relief feature for relieving stresses imparted on the thrower, which, according to some embodiments may include a recess provided in the perimeter wall thereof, and one or more supporting ribs.. . ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150321505

Artist palette, paint storage, preservation and compositional system

This invention, integrates and combines artists functions; is both a stand-alone and companion product in near custom fits for many, various sized pochade easels. It simultaneously functions as an all in one, optimally sized acrylic or similarly transparent; smooth, undivided palette tray in materials oil and outdoor painters need and as a paint storage/preservation device that withstands freezing temperatures; eliminates the transfer of unused paint; and as a tool to apply color mixes, evaluating them directly to artists subject, visible through the transparent cover that also affords instant visibility of palette's current pigment load. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150321322

Method and apparatus for applying torque

One example of the present disclosure relates to a wrench for applying torque to an object threadably engaging a part. The wrench includes a first handle, a second handle, a drive, a planetary gear mechanism, a first pawl, and at least one second pawl. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150321051

Stability platform

An improved exercise device comprises a rigid platform and a plurality of flexible elements attached to the bottom side of the platform in such a way as to render the platform able to move freely in the lateral direction, while not able to tilt. The platform is of sufficient strength to support the weight of a person, as well as the weight of any exercise implements the person may be using. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320906

Methods of preparing lyophilized human tissues

Described herein are methods of preparing human amniotic membrane tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of three layers as seen in the amniotic membrane in utero. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320811

Algal extract comprising sulphated and non-sulphated polyanionic polysaccharides and uses thereof

The present invention relates to an algal extract comprising sulphated and non-sulphated polyanionic polysaccharides, to a method for preparing an algal extract as well as to its therapeutic and prophylactic applications.. . ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320800

Immune effector cells pre-infected with oncolytic virus

Compositions and methods are provided for the treatment of cancer. An immune effector cell population is pre-infected with an oncolytic virus. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320650

Anhydrous cosmetic composition

The present invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition, comprising: (a) at least one oil phase including at least one oil; (b) at least one alcohol phase including at least one alcohol; and (c) at least one nonionic surfactant phase including at least one nonionic surfactant, wherein the amount of the (c) nonionic surfactant phase is less than 10% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition. The anhydrous cosmetic composition according to the present invention can provide multi-phase appearance, and can visually stimulate users of the cosmetic composition while maintaining good cosmetic effects.. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320379

Method of deciding risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, method of deciding sinking of hyoid bone, programs, x-ray diagnostic system, and method of making oral appliance

The method of includes detecting at least the hyoid bone, sella s, gonion go and menton me by lateral head and neck radiography of the subject; and deciding whether the center of the body or the whole of the body of the detected hyoid bone is included in an area above a perpendicular drawn toward the extended line of the segment s-go from me or not.. . ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320206

Adjustable shelving assembly and the method thereof

An adjustable shelving assembly includes at least two support rails, at least one geared rack provided in each of the at least two support rails, and an actuating mechanism placed adjacent to the at least one geared rack. The actuating mechanism is configured to support at least one shelf and facilitates movement of the at least one shelf along the at least two support rails. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320198

Height-adjustable table

An apparatus for a height-adjustable table is described. The apparatus can include a frame for supporting a work surface; a pair of lower legs supporting the frame; a pulley mechanism coupling the frame and the pair of lower legs for vertically moving the frame relative to the pair of lower legs; and a spring located within a passage extending through the frame. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320051

Composition comprising a biological control agent and a fungicide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one fungicide (i) selected from the group consisting of inhibitors of the respiratory chain at complex i, ii and iii in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150320024

Biodegradable worm-egg-delivery system for soil enhancement and methods of use

The present inventive disclosure is generally directed to a biodegradable device that can house multiple worm-cocoon capsules, as well as an effective amount of shredded organic fibrous materials (such as coir fiber or shredded paper) that is infused with hormones, nutrients, and/or amino acids that are beneficial to earthworms. In some embodiments, these devices are referred to as “worm bombs™”, which are planted at effective intervals in gardens and/or compost heaps, leading to stable and vigorous earthworm populations and softened, nutrient-rich soil that is ideal for growing. ... Conio Inc

11/12/15 / #20150319948

Onion variety nun 2002 on

The invention relates to the field of allium in particular to a new variety of onion designated nun 2002 on as well as plants, seeds and bulbs thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319806

Apparatus, method, and system for desynchronizing notifications across multiple devices

The invention relates to a composition in the form of an injectable aqueous solution, the ph of which is between 6.6 and 7.8, including at least: a) a basal insulin, the isoelectric point pi of which is between 5.8 and 8.5; and b) a hydrophobized anionic polymer. In one embodiment, the compositions according to the invention also include a prandial insulin.. . . . . . . . . . . An apparatus and method for desynchronizing notifications across multiple electronic devices are provided. The method includes receiving, by a primary electronic device, a notification, transmitting, by the primary electronic device, the notification to a companion electronic device with which the primary electronic device is synchronized, and desynchronizing a providing of the notification at the companion electronic device.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150319449

Partitioning schemes in multi-layer video coding

A video decoder is configured to decode a bitstream that comprises an encoded representation of video data. As part of decoding the bitstream, the video decoder obtains, from the bitstream, one or more syntax elements indicating one or more partitioning schemes. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150318489

Organic electroluminescence element, illumination device, and display device

An organic electroluminescence element includes: an anode; a cathode; and a luminous layer. The luminous layer includes: a luminescent dopant having a reorganization energy of 0 ev to 0.7 ev in electron transition from a ground state (s0) to a lowest excited triplet state (t1); and a host compound having a reorganization energy of 0 ev to 0.3 ev in electron transfer reaction between a ground state (s0) and an anionic radical state (ar), and having a molecular weight within a range of 500 to 3000.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150318108

In-situ oxidized nio as electrode surface for high k mim device

A high dielectric constant metal-insulator structure, including an electrode comprising niox wherein 1<x≦1.5, and a high k dielectric material in contact with the electrode. The structure may have a further electrode in contact with the high k dielectric material, to form a metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor, e.g., including a bottom electrode comprising niox wherein 1<x≦1.5, a high k dielectric material overlying the bottom electrode, and a top electrode comprising niox wherein 1<x≦1.5. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150317190

Method and system for converting a single-threaded software program into an application-specific supercomputer

The invention comprises (i) a compilation method for automatically converting a single-threaded software program into an application-specific supercomputer, and (ii) the supercomputer system structure generated as a result of applying this method. The compilation method comprises: (a) converting an arbitrary code fragment from the application into customized hardware whose execution is functionally equivalent to the software execution of the code fragment; and (b) generating interfaces on the hardware and software parts of the application, which (i) perform a software-to-hardware program state transfer at the entries of the code fragment; (ii) perform a hardware-to-software program state transfer at the exits of the code fragment; and (iii) maintain memory coherence between the software and hardware memories. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150316666

Efficient similarity search of seismic waveforms

Detection of repeating seismic events from long duration seismic data without prior knowledge of event waveforms is performed by computing compact binary fingerprints from seismic data, generating a similarity matrix from the fingerprints, and identifying seismic events from the similarity matrix, e.g., using a thresholding condition. Each element of the similarity matrix is a value representing similarity between a pair of fingerprints, where the value is calculated by hashing fingerprints to hash buckets in multiple hash tables and counting a fraction of the multiple hash tables containing a fingerprint match in the hash buckets. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150316566

Hdl therapy markers

The present application relates to companion diagnostic assays for therapeutic agents that mimic hdl or elevate hdl expression levels. The present application also related to methods of treatment of familial hypoalphalipoproteinemias.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150316176

Pipe anchor

A pipe anchor is disclosed having a pipe trunnion stop for attaching to an outer surface of a pipe by welding. A mating top cradle and a bottom cradle generally encircle and hold a length of the pipe. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150316017

Engine starting apparatus

An apparatus for starting an engine, including a motor, an output shaft driven by the motor, a pinion provided along the output shaft, and an electro-magnetic solenoid device. The electro-magnetic solenoid device is configured to push the pinion axially toward a ring gear of the engine to mesh the pinion with the ring gear and transfer a rotational force, which is referred to as a motor torque, generated by energization of the motor from the pinion to the ring gear, thereby starting the engine. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315721

One step synthesis of core/shell nanocrystal quantum dots

Disclosed herein are compositions and one-step synthesis of core/shell nanocrystal quantum dots. In an embodiment, a method of making a nanocrystal includes mixing at least one cationic precursor, at least one anionic precursor, and at least one solvent to form a mixture, heating the mixture, precipitating the mixture to form a nanocrystal precipitate, and isolating the nanocrystal precipitate. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315711

Method of inhibiting corrosion using a composition of quaternary ammonium salts containing non-halogen anions

Disclosed are quaternary ammonium carbonates, bicarbonates, and mixtures thereof as anti-corrosive agents. The invention relates to a method for inhibiting the corrosion of metal surfaces by applying a composition containing one or more quaternary ammonium carbonate or bicarbonate. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315660

Methods and compositions for determining responsiveness to antibody therapy

Methods and compositions are provided for determining whether a subject suffering from a neoplastic condition is responsive to an antineoplastic therapy, such as antibody therapy, e.g., rituximab. In practicing the subject methods, the subject is genotyped to determine whether the subject has a least one favorable fcγr polymorphism, e.g., the131 h/h genotype or the158 vn genotype. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315569

Method for screening a nucleic acid-programmed small molecule library

Provided herein is method of screening, comprising: a) combining a nucleic acid-programmed small molecule library with: an enzyme, and a substrate for the enzyme, wherein each of the members of the library comprises a test agent that is linked to an nucleic acid tag that encodes the test agent and the combining results in transferring a chemoselective functional group from the substrate onto at least some of the members of the library; b) isolating the library members onto which the chemoselective functional group has been covalently transferred; and c) amplifying the nucleic acid tags of the library members isolated in step b) to produce an amplification product. Libraries and kits for performing the method are also provided as are compounds and pharmaceutical compositions thereof.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315552

Inhibition of axl signaling in primary tumor therapy

Compositions and methods are provided for alleviating cancer in a mammal by administering a therapeutic dose of a pharmaceutical composition that inhibits activity of axl, mer or tyro3 protein activity, for example by competitive or non-competitive inhibition of the binding interaction between axl, mer or tyro3 and its ligand gas6.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315527

Polyurethane/polyacrylic hybrid dispersions for shine applications in home care

A hard surface cleaning composition which provides a shine to hard surfaces and which is water resistant includes 0.001-50 wt. % of at least one detersive surfactant, at least 10 wt. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315519

Cleaning composition

A cleaning composition comprising a surfactant combination which comprises an amine oxide amphoteric surfactant; a first anionic surfactant comprising a poly(oxyalkylene) alkyl ether sulfate: and a second anionic surfactant comprising an alkyl ethoxy carboxylate. The combination provides increased foaming.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315518

Cold water detergent composition and method

A cold water cleaning composition containing a peroxy compound, a chelating agent, a silicate, an acrylic polymer, an anionic surfactant, an amphoteric surfactant and an ionic surfactant in a basic composition using a water soluble metal hydroxide and a water soluble metal carbonate is provided. The base for the detergent is a water soluble metal alkali such as sodium, potassium or lithium hydroxide, and a metal carbonate such as sodium, potassium or lithium carbonate.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315517

Cleaning compositions employing extended chain anionic surfactants

The invention discloses synergistic combinations of surfactants blends and cleaning composition. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended anionic surfactants, linker surfactants, and a multiply charged cation component. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315426

Adhesive composition

Wherein, c+ represents an onium cation and a− represents an anion which does not substantially initiate polymerization of the 2-cyanoacrylic acid ester, and the components (a)-(d) are contained in predetermined amounts.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315411

Drier for auto-oxidisable coating compositions

The invention relates to a drier for an air drying auto-oxidisable resin composition comprising a polymer comprising unsaturated fatty acid residues, the drier comprising a manganese triaza complex comprising the following structure: wherein r1=c1-c20alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or c6-c20aryl optionally substituted with heteroatoms; x and y are independently selected from o and oc(r2)o, in which a=4 when x=o, and a=3 when x=oc(r2)o, and in which b=4 when y=o, and b=3 when y=oc(r2)o; wherein r2=c1-c20alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, c6-c20 aryl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or a polymeric residue, and one or more anions, being chosen pf6-, sbf6—, asf6-, bf4—, b(c6f5)4—, cl—, br—, i—, no3—, or r3coo— or so42−, and wherein r3 is c1-c20alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, c6-c20aryl 1optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or a polymeric residue, and wherein the drier comprises an additional amount of, 4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane; wherein the 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (l) is present in an amount such that the molar ratio of l:mn is at least 1.25:1 and preferably at least 1.5:1.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315406

Stable aqueous dispersion of particle polymers containing structural units of 2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl phosphonic acid and composites thereof

The present invention is a composition comprising a stable aqueous dispersion of polymer particles comprising structural units of a nonionic monoethylenically unsaturated monomer; 2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl phosphonic acid (mep) or a salt thereof; and a sulfur acid monomer or carboxylic acid monomer or a combination thereof or a salt thereof, as well as a composite comprising the polymer particles adsorbed to the surface of a pigment particle such as tio2. The composition and composite are prepared using the phosphorus acid monomer mep, which can be prepared in high purity with low residual non-polymerizable phosphorus acid, thereby reducing the load of neutralizing agent required to achieve the targeted ph as compared with phophoethyl methacrylate (pem).. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315338

Method of forming polymers

Methods of metal-catalysed polymerisation are described using a metal catalyst of formula (iii): wherein r3 in each occurrence is independently selected from c1-10alkyl and aryl that may be unsubstituted or substituted with one or more substituents; y is 0 or 2; and z− is an anion. Methods described include buchwald-type and suzuki-type polymerisation.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315324

Terminal borinic acid group-modified polymer, method of manufacturing the same and rubber composition containing the same

Provided is a terminal borinic acid group-modified polymer having a borinic acid group at least at a molecular terminus thereof, comprising a polymer of at least one of a styrene monomer and a diene monomer. The above terminal borinic acid group-modified polymer may be manufactured by performing a polymerization reaction of at least one of a styrene monomer and a diene monomer in the presence of an anionic polymerization initiator, and then adding a cyclic boronic anhydride to quench the polymerization reaction. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315246

Scalable process for protein purification

The invention provides a process for the purification recombinantly expressed, self-assembled vlp from the homogenate of a bacterial host, wherein the process can be scaled up to a commercial production scale in a cost effective manner. The process comprises a first chromatography using an anion exchange matrix, a second chromatography using hydroxyapatite and, optionally, a size exclusion chromatography. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315225

Purification of staphylococcus aureus type 8 capsular saccharides

The invention provides a method for releasing capsular polysaccharide from s. Aureus type 5 or type 8 cells, comprising the step of treating the cells with acid. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315224

Method for producing aqueous preparations of complexes of platinum group metals

The invention relates to a method for producing aqueous preparations of complexes of platinum group metals (pgm) pt, pd, rh and ir having the general formula [ma/mb/mc(l)a(h2o)b(o2—)c(oh−)d](oh—)e(h+)f, wherein ma=ptii or pdii, mb=ptiv, mc=rh or ir, l is a neutral monodentate or bidentate donor ligand, and a is an integer between 1 and 4 (or 2) and/or between 1 and 6 (or 3), b is an integer between 0 and 3 (or 5), c is an integer between 0 and 3 (or 4), d is an integer between 0 and 3 (or 5), e is an integer between 0 and 2 (or 3 or 4) and f is an integer between 0 and 4 (or 5). In the method according to the invention, the hydroxo complexes h2pd(oh)4 (in the case of ma=pdii), h2pt(oh)6 (in the case of ma=ptii and mb=ptiv) or h3mc(oh)6 (for mc=rhiiiiriii) are converted in the presence of the donor ligands, wherein at least one hydroxo group of the hydro complex is exchanged. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315155

Five-membered cyclic anion use thereof as an electrolyte

A pentacyclic anion salt is provided for use thereof in electrolyte compositions. The compound has an inorganic, organic or organometallic cation m of valency m (1≦m≦3) and m anions corresponding to the formula (i) in which rf is a —cfz′z″ group in which z′ is f or a perflouroalkyl group having from 1 to 3 carbon atoms, and z″ is an h, f or cl group, an optionally fluorinated or perfluorinated alkoxy group having from 1 to 5 carbon atoms, an optionally fluorinated or perfluorinated oxaalkoxy group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms or an optionally fluorinated or perfluorinated alkyl group having from 1 to 5 carbon atoms; z″ being other than f when z′ is f. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315080

Concrete composition

A concrete composition is provided comprising a nonionic water-soluble cellulose ether, water, cement, a fine aggregate, and a coarse aggregate. The nonionic water-soluble cellulose ether has a 2 wt % aqueous solution viscosity of 3-1,000 mpa·s at 20° c. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315043

Apparatus and corresponding method for purifying a fluid

Apparatus (1) for purifying a fluid, which comprises a first ion absorption cell (2), provided with a first chamber, through which a fluid to be treated flows containing cationic particles and anionic particles, and a second (9) and a third (15) chamber respectively containing a first electrode (13) positively charged and a second electrode (18) negatively charged by a first power supply source (14). The first chamber is separated from the second (9) and from the third (15) chamber respectively by means of a first septum (19) and a second septum (20) permeable to the anionic particles and cationic particles of the fluid the to be treated. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150315042

High-performance anion exchange membranes and methods of making same

Anion exchange membranes may include a polymeric microporous substrate and a cross-linked anion exchange polymeric layer on the substrate. Anion exchange membranes may have a resistivity of less than about 1.5 ohm-cm2 and an apparent permselectivity of at least about 95%. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150314829

Electrical assistance device for a bicyle and electrically assisted bicyle provided with such a device

Characterized in that the drive pinion includes teeth (31) intended to mesh tangentially with complementary teeth (51) fastened to said tyre (5), the teeth (31) of the drive pinion being helicoidal teeth.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150314585

Methods to form and to dismantle hermetically sealed chambers

Embodiments generally relate to methods for forming and dismantling a hermetically sealed chamber. In one embodiment, the method comprises using room temperature laser bonding to create a hermetic seal between a first element and a second element to form a chamber. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150314454

Apparatus and methods for providing a persistent companion device

A development platform for developing a skill for a persistent companion device (pcd) includes an asset development library having an application programming interface (api) configured to enable a developer to at least one of find, create, edit and access one or more content assets utilizable for creating a skill, an expression tool suite having one or more apis via which are received one or more expressions associated with the skill as specified by the developer wherein the skill is executable by the pcd in response to at least one defined input, a behavior editor for specifying one or more behavioral sequences of the pcd for the skill and a skill deployment facility having an api for deploying the skill to an execution engine of the pcd.. . ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150314272

Conversion of alcohols to alkyl esters and carboxylic acids using heterogeneous palladium-based catalysts

Disclosed are methods for synthesizing an ester or a carboxylic acid from an organic alcohol. To form the ester one reacts, in the presence of oxygen gas, the alcohol with methanol or ethanol. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313947

Treatment of schizophrenia using amnion derived adherent cells

Provided herein are methods of treatment of individuals having schizophrenia, or schizophreniform disorder, using angiogenic cells from amnion, referred to as amnion derived adherent cells, and populations of and compositions comprising, such cells. A need exists for therapies that can ameliorate or palliate schizophrenia, or a schizophreniform disorder, or symptoms of the same. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313759

Systems and methods to deliver photodisruptive laser pulses into tissue layers of the anterior angle of the eye

The invention relates to systems and methods for delivering highly focused photodisruptive laser pulses with pulse durations <50 picoseconds into the anterior chamber angle region of an eye, creating channels into various anatomical structures within the anterior angle of the eye. The invention includes novel gonioscopy lens systems, patient interface systems and a laser delivery systems to deliver such focused laser beams to the anterior angle area of the eye.. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313465

Unreversed prism gonioscopy lens assembly

In one embodiment of the present disclosure, a double-reflecting contact lens assembly for viewing the anterior chamber of an eye is provided. The lens assembly includes: (a) a lens body having a contact end defining at least a portion of first surface and a viewing end defining at least a portion of a second surface, wherein the lens body is a prism having an optical axis and magnification in the range of greater than 1× to about 2×; (b) a first reflecting surface disposed adjacent the lens body; and (c) a second reflecting surface disposed adjacent the lens body opposing the first reflecting surface. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313426

Toilet structure

A toilet seat contains: a toilet seat, a connecting assembly, a body, and a fixing plate. The toilet seat includes a support, a holder, and a cover; the support has an electronic controlling element, at least one inlet pipe, and an electric wire. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313261

Anti-aging foods for companion animals

The present invention encompasses compositions and methods for the prevention and treatment of age related conditions in animals, particularly in companion animals, in need thereof. The methods for treating or preventing an age-related condition in an animal in need thereof, comprise administering to the animal an effective amount of a composition comprising at least one of a protein source, a carbohydrate source, a vegetable source, a fruit source, or a combination of two or more thereof. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313260

Anti-aging foods for companion animals

The present invention encompasses compositions and methods for the prevention and treatment of age related conditions in animals, particularly in non human companion animals, in need thereof. The methods for treating or preventing an age-related condition in an animal in need thereof, comprise administering to the animal an effective amount of a composition comprising at least one of a protein source, a carbohydrate source, and a vegetable source, or a combination of two or more thereof. ... Conio Inc

11/05/15 / #20150313239

Antimicrobial chemical compositions

Antimicrobial chemical compositions comprise an aluminum phosphate (alp) solid dispersed within a binding polymer, wherein one or more bioactive materials are disposed within alp forming a bioactive-alp complex. The complex may comprise the bioactive material chemically bonded with the alp, physically combined with the alp, or a combination of both. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150312622

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using upnp

. . . . . . . . . . In one aspect, a first device includes a storage medium bearing instructions and a processor configured for accessing the storage medium to execute the instructions to configure the processor for determining the location of the first device, determining the location of a second device at least partially based on communication of the first device with the second device using universal plug and play (upnp) communication, comparing the physical location of the first device to the physical location of the second device to determine whether the first and second devices are both within a predefined area, and presenting a user interface (ui) on a display of the first device responsive to determining that the first and second devices are both within the predefined area. The ui enables a user to provide a command to the second device to present ancillary content related to primary content which the first device is to present.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150311565

Chloride-free electrolyte for a magnesium battery and a method to convert a magnesium electrolyte to a chloride-free electrolyte

A method to prepare a chloride free magnesium electrolyte salt is provided. According to the method a water stable borate or carborate anion is converted to metal salt of an alkali metal or silver by an ion exchange and then converted to a chloride free magnesium salt by another ion exchange. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150311558

Electricity generation

A method for generating electricity comprising the steps: (a) passing a concentrated ionic solution through a first pathway in a reverse electrodialysis unit comprising a membrane stack having electrodes and alternating cation and anion exchange membranes; and (b) passing a dilute ionic solution through a second pathway in said reverse electrodialysis unit, whereby solute from the concentrated solution in the first pathway passes through the membranes to the dilute solution in the second pathway, thereby generating electricity; wherein the concentration of solute in the dilute ionic solution as it enters the reverse electrodialysis unit is at least 0.03 mol/l.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150311514

Precursor of li-ion cathode material, the preparation method thereof and li-ion cathode material

Li-ion cathode materials with improved performance characteristics and precursors to prepare such materials are disclosed. The precursors consist of complex, mixed alkali transition metal oxides of the formula lixay(mnanibmc)o2+d, where m represents one or more selected from transition metal elements beside ni and mn, and the groups iia and iiia elements of the periodic table, x is between 1 and 1.4, y is between 0.1 and 0.5, and x+y is between 1.1 and 1.5, a+b+c=1, the value of d depends on the proportions and average oxidation states of the cation elements li, a, mn, ni and m such that the combined positive charge of the cation elements is balanced by the number of oxygen anions, a represents one or more elements selected from na, k and cs. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150311456

Tridentate platinum (ii) complexes

In which ar1, ar2, and ar3 are each independently aryl, heteroaryl, or heterocyclic. Ar1, ar2, and ar3 together form a tridentate ligand coordinated to the platinum through atoms x, y, and z, respectively, and x, y, and z are independently carbon or nitrogen. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310998

Cobalt complexes with tricyanoborate or dicyanoborate counter-anions for electrochemical or optoelectronic devices

The present invention relates to cobaltcomplex salts and their use as redox active species or dopant for hole transport materials in electrochemical and/or optoelectronic devices. The present invention relates additionally to electrochemical and/or optoelectronic devices comprising said salts and electrolyte formulations comprising said salts.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310831

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using camera

A candidate companion screen device is located by a primary display device as being in the same room as the primary device using a camera and image recognition, and in response ancillary content related to content being shown on the primary display device is provided to the companion screen device. The ancillary content may be provided from the internet based on information in the content being presented on the primary display device by, e.g., providing a link to a website to the companion device.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310759

Chord playing attachment

A chord playing attachment and related method is disclosed. The chord playing attachment may be attached to a guitar or similar stringed instrument, and the user may use the chord playing attachment to learn to play the instrument. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310755

Evaluating expert opinions in a question and answer system

An approach is provided for evaluating subject matter experts (smes) in a question and answering (qa) system. In the approach, a number of responses are received at the qa system with each of the responses being a response to a common question and each of the responses being received from a sme. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310499

Digital-media advertising optimization platform

This invention provides a model and architecture that allows databases from diverse advertisers/brands and databases from diverse digital content providers to be virtually intertwined without compromising privacy and without actually comingling any of information any the databases. A trusted third party establishes relationships with advertisers/brands on the one hand and digital content providers on the other hand. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310462

Research method and system using a likert scale

A research system and method that determines the polarity or consensus of an issue by gathering and analyzing positions and opinions about the issue from respondents. The respondents provide a position expressed on a likert scale, and an opinion through a narrative opinion. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310410

System and method of monitoring for out-of-bounds mobile pos terminals

The invention relates to a machine-moving monitoring system for mobile pos terminal and a machine-moving monitoring method for mobile pos terminal. The method comprises: a base station information acquiring step in which the mobile pos terminal acquires base station information of a current base station where the mobile pos terminal is located from the base station; an information uploading step in which a pos terminal information of the pos terminal and the base station information is uploaded when a transaction is being conducted on the mobile pos terminal; a base station location acquiring step in which an actual location information of the base station is acquired according to the uploaded base station information; a trader location information acquiring step in which a trader location information of a trader corresponding to the mobile pos terminal is acquired according to the uploaded pos terminal information; and a machine-moving determining step in which an actual distance between the base station and the trader is calculated according to the actual location information of the base station and the trader location information, and it is determined that a machine-moving behavior has occurred if the actual distance exceeds a specified distance. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310276

Method for the automatic correction of alignment errors in star tracker systems

A method for the automatic correction of alignment errors in individual star trackers (r, s) of star tracker systems (1) is provided. The correction of orientation errors is necessary whenever it is not possible to mount the star trackers of the star tracker system on a shared stable block of a platform. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150310110

Method and apparatus for searching non-public data using a single search query

Method and apparatus for facilitating real-time searching of non-public data using a single search query are provided. Method includes facilitating reporting of availability of companion application of remote source unit to auto discovery module to enable client device to automatically discover remote source unit and to enable client device to search, in real-time, non-public data on remote source unit using single search query, companion application is non-public application. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150309988

Evaluating crowd sourced information using crowd sourced metadata

An approach is provided for utilizing crowd sourced data to score, or weigh, candidate answers in a question/answer (qa) system. In the approach, a question is received from a user and the system identifies question keywords and a context in the question using natural language processing (nlp). ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150308680

Melting furnace using anion oxygen

A waste melting furnace comprises: a furnace main body; an injection hole door; a discharge hole door; a dust collector; a punched plate; and an anion oxygen supply unit. The furnace main body has a waste injection hole and a cracked gas discharge hole which are formed in the top surface thereof and at least one ash discharge hole which is formed in a side surface. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150308527

Transmission device and electromotive brake booster

A transmission device, for example of an electromotive brake booster, includes a first worm gear and a first pinion connected to each other and rotatable about a shared first rotation axis, a second worm gear and a second pinion connected to each other and rotatable about a shared second rotation axis, a worm shaft that can be set into rotation by an electric motor and that is contacted by the first and second worm gears, a piston that is adjustable along an adjustment axis by rotations of the first pinion about the first rotation axis and the second pinion about the second rotation axis and that is guided in a floating manner to be adjustable perpendicularly to the adjustment axis by a floating travel of at least 0.6 mm.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150308350

Multi-axis accessory gearboxes of mechanical drive systems and gas turbine engines including the same

Gas turbine engines including multi-axis accessory gearboxes of mechanical drive systems are provided. The gearbox comprises a housing, a drive shaft, bevel pinion and drive shaft bevel gears, and a side bevel gear set operable to directly at least one side accessory device. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150308001

Electrodialysis stacks, systems, and methods for recovering ammonia and monovalent salts from anaerobic digestate

Electrodialysis stacks comprising a series of electrodialysis cells and anaerobic digestion systems incorporating the electrodialysis stacks are provided. Also provided are methods of using the electrodialysis stacks and systems to recover nitrogen, in the form of ammonia, from separated anaerobic digestate. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307976

Zirconium alloys with improved corrosion/creep resistance due to final heat treatments

The invention relates to zirconium-based alloys and articles produced therefrom, such as tubing or strips, which have at least one of excellent corrosion resistance to water or steam and creep resistance at elevated temperatures in a nuclear reactor. The alloys include from about 0.2 to 1.5 weight percent niobium, from about 0.01 to 0.6 weight percent iron, from about 0.0 to 0.8 weight percent tin, from about 0.0 to 0.5 weight percent chromium, from about 0.0 to 0.3 weight percent copper, from about 0,0 to 0.3 weight percent vanadium, and from about 0.0 to 0.1 weight percent nickel with the balance at least 97 weight percent zirconium, including impurities. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307975

Zirconium based bulk metallic glasses with hafnium

Various embodiments of zirconium based bulk metallic glass with hafnium are described herein. In one embodiment, an alloy composition includes zirconium (zr), hafnium (hf), copper (cu), aluminum (al), at least one element from a group consisting of niobium (nb) and titanium (ti), and at least one element from a group consisting of nickel (ni), iron (fe), and cobalt (co).. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307973

Alloys exhibiting spinodal glass matrix microconstituents structure and deformation mechanisms

A method of forming an alloy composition including spinodal based glass matrix microconstituents. The method comprises melting an alloy composition comprising iron present in the range of 49 atomic percent (at %) to 65 at %, nickel present in the range of 10.0 at % to 16.5 at %, cobalt optionally present in the range of 0.1 at % to 12 at %, boron present in the range of 12.5 at % to 16.5 at %, silicon optionally present in the range of 0.1 at % to 8.0 at %, carbon optionally present in the range of 2 at % to 5 at %, chromium optionally present in the range of 2.5 at % to 13.35 at %, and niobium optionally present in the range of 1.5 at % to 2.5 at %, cooling the alloy composition at a rate of 103 k/s to 106 k/s.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307813

Cleaning composition having high self-adhesion and providing residual benefits

A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) a blend of linear primary alcohols, wherein each alcohol of said blend includes a carbon chain containing 9 to 17 carbons or an ethoxylated blend thereof; (e) water; (f) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307799

Method and composition for preventing oxidation

A composition for inhibiting oxidation includes an anionic, hydrophilic, water soluble polymer, an anionic surfactant, and water.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307733

Amphoteric polymer particles and compositions thereof

The present invention relates to a stable aqueous dispersion of multiphase amphoteric polymer particles comprising a crosslinked polymer phase comprising structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer, a carboxylic acid monomer, a multiethylenically unsaturated monomer, and an ethylenically unsaturated nonionic monomer; and a second polymer phase comprising a carboxylic acid monomer and an ethylenically unsaturated nonionic monomer. The present invention also relates to composites of the particles and pigment particles such as tio2. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307654

Poly(phenylene alkylene)-based ionomers

Wherein each of r1, r2 and r3 may be the same or different and is h or an unsubstituted or inertly-substituted aromatic moiety; wherein ar1 is an unsubstituted or inertly-substituted aromatic moiety; wherein r4 is an alkylene, perfluoroalkyl, polyethylene glycol, or polypropylene glycol moiety; wherein each of r6, r7, r8, r9, r10 and r11 is h or a monovalent hydrocarbon group including two to 18 carbon atoms, with the proviso that each r6, r7, r8, r9, r10 and r11 cannot be h; and wherein each of y6, y7, y8, y9, y10 and y11 may be the same or different and is h or a functional group are disclosed. The composition can be used as anion-exchange membranes and as an electrode binder material in anion exchange membrane fuel cells.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307641

Process to produce ethylene propylene copolymers

This invention relates to a copolymer prepared using two or more non-coordinating anion activators comprising a first c2 to c12 alpha olefin (such as ethylene), a second c3 to c12 alpha olefin (such as propylene) different from the first alpha olefin, and diene (such as ethylidene norbornene and/or vinyl norbornene), where the polymer has: a) first alpha olefin (ethylene) content of 35 to 90 mol %; b) second alpha olefin (propylene) content of 9.8 to 64.8 mol %; c) diene content of 0.2 to 5 mol %; d) a branching index g′ave of 0.95 or more; e) a complex viscosity ratio (eta*(0.01 rad/s)/eta*(100 rad/s), at 125° c.) greater than 1.1*y0, where y0=y1+{[(y2−y1)/(x2−x1)](x0−x1)}, where x0 is the wt % of a first non-coordinating anion activator, nca1, used to prepare the copolymer (based upon weight of nca1 and a second non-coordinating anion activator, nca2, used to prepare the copolymer), x1=0, x2=100, y1=complex viscosity ratio of polymer made with 100% nca1 and 0% nca2, y2 is complex viscosity ratio of polymer made with 100% nca2 and 0% nca1, where nca1 has an mw lower than the mw of nca2; f) an mw/mn of 4.0 or less; g) a melting point of 30° c. Or less; and h) a composition distribution breadth index of 50% or more.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307571

Stresscopins and their uses

The invention provides novel nucleic acids and polypeptides, referred to herein as stresscopin 1 and stresscopin 2, which preferentially activate the crh-r2 receptor over the r1 receptor. Stresscopins, analogs and mimetics, and related crh-r2 agonists suppress food intake and heat-induced edema; but do not induce substantial release of acth. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307434

Method for recovering anionic fluorinated emulsifier

An aqueous inorganic acid solution and an organic solvent having a nitrile group are contacted to a basic ion exchange resin having an anionic fluorinated emulsifier adsorbed thereon, to recover a liquid phase containing the anionic fluorinated emulsifier, or an aqueous inorganic acid solution is contacted to a basic ion exchange resin having an anionic fluorinated emulsifier adsorbed thereon, then an organic solvent having a nitrile group is contacted thereto, and thereafter the basic ion exchange resin and a liquid phase are separated to recover the liquid phase, whereupon from the liquid phase, an acid of the anionic fluorinated emulsifier is recovered.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150307246

Lockable packaging and a release mechanism therefor

A lockable child-resistant, senior-friendly package of the sleeve-and-drawer style may be utilised for in healthcare type applications for the unit dose dispensing of pharmaceutical tablets, capsules and lozenges; in consumer good packaging applications for items such as food, recreational drugs (e.g., tobaccos, cigars, cigarettes, etc.), toys, hardware, and electrical items, or the like; and in security package applications to deter package pilferage for small high-value items, such as consumer electronics. The sleeve-and-drawer style package has an internal slidable lockable receptacle, having a two-part locking mechanism and an improved release mechanism.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306710

High strength ni-cr-mo-w-nb-ti welding product and method of welding and weld deposit using the same

A welding filler metal or a welding filler metal product having, in weight percent: 17.0-23.0% chromium, 5.0-12.0% molybdenum, 3.0-11.0% tungsten, 3.0-5.0% niobium, 0-2.0% tantalum, 1.2-3.0% titanium, 0.005-1.50% aluminum, 0.0005-0.100% carbon, <2.0% iron, <5.0% cobalt, and balance nickel wherein the nickel is 56.0-65.0%. A weld deposit formed from the welding filler metal has a minimum yield strength in the as-welded condition of at least 72 ksi (496 mpa). ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306695

Plug part and socket part for detachably connecting a tube elbow of a gas-cooled welding torch to a hose packet, and connecting device with such a plug part and socket part

The invention relates to a plug part (21) for detachably connecting a torch neck (19) of a gas-cooled welding torch (7) to a socket part (34) disposed on a hose package (20), comprising a cylindrical pipe element (22) with a flange (25) and with an axially extending channel (23) for a welding wire (9) and for a protective gas (5) and comprising a union nut (24) which is rotatably disposed on the pipe element (22) and which comprises an inner thread for connection to a corresponding outer thread on the socket part (34). The invention also relates to such a socket part (34). ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306652

Expansion head for expansion tools, expansion tool comprising said expansion head and use thereof

Expansion head for expansion tools for hollow workpieces, particularly for the ends of plastic pipes and metal-plastic composite pipes, comprising a union cap with a radially inwardly oriented guide flange, and a set of sector-shaped expandable jaws, each of which is individually received in the union cap in a radially movable manner by an inner flange sector that overlaps with the guide flange, the set of sector-shaped expandable jaws being movable between a closed state and an expansion state, and an approximately cylindrical lateral surface being embodied in the closed state by the outer wall of the expandable jaws, wherein the outer wall has at least one recess and/or raised area extending in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the expandable jaws.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306350

Anchoring nerve block catheter

The invention relates to medical devices and, particularly, catheter medical devices. In an aspect is a nerve block catheter system comprising a dual-sheath catheter comprising an inner sheath and an outer sheath, wherein distal ends of the sheaths are connected, the inner sheath defines a fluid delivery lumen, and the outer sheath comprises a tissue lock movable between a collapsed position and an extended position, wherein the tissue lock forms a reversible tissue anchor when in the extended position, and an actuator connected to the proximate end of the catheter and configured to activate the tissue lock by sliding the outer sheath length-wise relative to the inner sheath.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306163

Prevention and treatment of disorders connected to impaired neurotransmission

The present invention relates to the use of rosemary extracts for the prevention and treatment of disorders connected to impaired neurotransmission such as depression in humans, companion animals and farm animals.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306149

Methods for modulating inflammatory responses

The invention is directed to novel methods for modulating inflammatory and/or immune responses. Such methods utilize compositions comprising extraembryonic cells (herein referred to as ee cells) including but not limited to extraembryonic hla-g positive cells (herein referred to as ehp cells) and amnion-derived multipotent progenitor cells (herein referred to as amp cells); compositions comprising expanded ee cell populations, and/or cell lysates and/or conditioned media derived therefrom, alone or in combination with each other and/or in combination with various extracellular matrices and/or devices and/or other suitable active agents.. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306079

Combinations comprising antimuscarinic agents and pde4 inhibitors

Combinations comprising (a) a pde4 inhibitor and (b) an antagonist of m3 muscarinic receptors which is 3(r)-(2-hydroxy-2,2-dithien-2-ylacetoxy)-1-(3-phenoxypropyl)-1-azonlablcyclo[2.2.2]octane, in the form of a salt having an anion x, which is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion of a mono or polyvalent acid are useful, e.g., for the treatment of respiratory disease, e.g., asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150306020

Oil-continuous liquid crystalline phase formulation and use of the same

The present invention is an oil-continuous liquid crystalline phase formulation composed of a cationic and anionic surfactant in combination with a fragrance oil as well as a consumer product base containing the same.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305731

Retracting tissue

A surgical retractor for retracting body tissue in a therapeutic procedure includes two lateral arms each having a block with an aperture extending transverse to a longitudinal axis of the arm. The distal end of each arm pivotably supports a retractor blade. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305524

Nestable anti-ligative bed linen system and device

A nestable anti-ligative bed linen device and system comprising individual bed linen units wherein a plurality of such units may nest therein and be securely positioned in place on a mattress. Said individual bed linen unit of this system comprising a blanket attached to a cover sheet at a point of union at their common ends. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305499

Alignment device for joining together parts of furniture

Adjustable connecting device comprised by an alignment body provided with at least one vertical adjustment channel in one of its surfaces which is capable of receiving the sliding piece for vertical adjustment; said alignment body having at least one vertical adjustment aperture in its surface, which aperture coincides with the position of the toothed rack of the sliding piece for vertical adjustment and is capable of receiving the vertical toothed adjustment pinion whose toothing corresponds to the toothing of the toothed rack; said sliding piece for vertical adjustment being provided with the corresponding slot-shaped aperture in the transverse direction and the corresponding toothed rack; wherein the adjustment device is completed by the fastening screw for fastening the decorative drawer front which secures the decorative drawer front.. . ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305407

Aerosol inhaling device

An exemplary aerosol inhaling device includes a liquid supply, an atomizing device, and a power supply. The liquid supply is configured for storing tobacco liquid. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305406

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An exemplary atomizer includes a liquid supply component, an atomizing assembly, and a piercing means. The liquid supply component is configured for storing tobacco liquid. ... Conio Inc

10/29/15 / #20150305348

Composition comprising biological control agents

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least and at least one further biological control agent (ii) which is selected from the group consisting of fungi and yeasts in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304589

Presentation of content on companion display device based on content presented on primary display device

. . . . In one aspect, a first device includes a display, at least one computer readable storage medium bearing instructions executable by a processor, and at least one processor configured for accessing the computer readable storage medium to execute the instructions. The instructions configure the processor to acquire data pertaining to first content presented on a second device, determine information pertaining to the first content based on the data, identify second content related to but different from the first content at least in part based on the information, and present a user interface (ui) on the display manipulable to issue a command to at least one of the first and second devices to present the second content responsive to the identification of the second content.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150304392

File transmission method and system thereof

The invention provides a file transmitting method and system. The file transmitting method is used for a system comprising n network file systems, n file receiving and forwarding servers, n network access servers, n client servers and n backstage servers that are in a one-to-one correspondence with the network file systems, comprising: the backstage server sends a file transmitting request to the file receiving and forwarding server, the file transmitting request comprises information on the file sending party, the file destination party and the file to be transmitted; the file receiving and forwarding server verifies the legitimacy of the file transmitting request; if legitimate, a file is transmitted between the file sending party and the file destination party; otherwise, a response that prohibits the transmitting is generated and returned to the backstage server that initiated the request. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303522

Electrolytic solution for fluoride ion battery and fluoride ion battery

An electrolytic solution for a fluoride ion battery includes: a fluoride salt; and a solvent for dissolving the fluoride salt, in which the solvent is an ether-containing material having a cation and an anion, and in the cation, an ether group represented by —ch2—o—r (where r represents an alkyl group or a fluoroalkyl group) binds to a cation central element which is n or p.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303513

Nonaqueous electrolytic storage element

To provide nonaqueous electrolytic storage element, containing: a positive electrode, which contains a positive electrode active material capable of accumulating and releasing anions; a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material capable of accumulating and releasing cations; and a nonaqueous electrolyte containing an electrolyte salt, wherein a capacity of the negative electrode per unit area is larger than a capacity of the positive electrode per unit area, and wherein an amount of the electrolyte salt in the nonaqueous electrode at the time of completion of charging after 50 cycles of charging and discharging is 0.2 mol/l to 1 mol/l, where the cycle of charging and discharging contains charging the nonaqueous electrolytic storage element to 5.2 v with constant electric current of 0.5 ma/cm2, followed by discharging the nonaqueous electrolytic storage element to 2.5 v with constant electric current of 0.5 ma/cm2.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303512

Nonaqueous electrolytic storage element

To provide a nonaqueous electrolytic storage element, which contains: a positive electrode, which contains a positive electrode material layer including a positive electrode active material capable of reversibly accumulating and releasing anions; a negative electrode, which contains a negative electrode material layer including a negative electrode active material capable of reversibly accumulating and releasing cations; a separator provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and a nonaqueous electrolyte containing an electrolyte salt, wherein a pore volume of the negative electrode material layer per unit area of the negative electrode is larger than a pore volume of the positive electrode material layer per unit area of the positive electrode.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303511

Functionalized choline chloride ionic liquid, preparation method thereof and use in electrochemical energy storage device

Wherein r1 is selected from the group consisting of: (ch2═ch—(ch2)n)—, cn(ch2)n—, or r23si—; r2 is selected from ch3—(ch2)m—, n is an integer selected from 1 to 3, m is an integer selected from 0 to 2; or one of r2 is (ch3)3si—o—. Anion a in formula i is selected from the group consisting of: cl−, br−, i−, bf4−, no3−, so42−, cf3coo−, cf3so3−, (cf3so2)2n−, pf6−, bf2c2o4−, or b(c2o4)2−.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303477

Use of conductive polymers in battery electrodes

Described are a composition at least comprising complexes of polythiophene and polyanions, at least one lithium-containing compound, and at least one solvent, wherein the composition comprises less than 1 g of a material comprising elemental carbon, based on 1 g of the polythiophenes, or comprises no material at all comprising elemental carbon, and a process for the preparation of a composition, the composition obtainable by this process, the use of a composition and a cathode in an li ion accumulator.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150303371

Piezoelectric laminate, surface acoustic wave device, thin-film piezoelectric resonator, and piezoelectric actuator

A piezoelectric laminate including a base and a first piezoelectric layer formed above the base and including potassium sodium niobate. The first piezoelectric layer is shown by a compositional formula (kana1-a)xnbo3, “a” and “x” in the compositional formula being respectively 0.1<a<1 and 1≦x≦1.2.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150302958

Ferrite sintered plate and ferrite sintered sheet

The present invention relates to an ni—zn—cu—co ferrite sintered plate having a composition comprising 45 to 50 mol % of fe2o3, 10 to 25 mol % of nio, 15 to 36 mol % of zno, 2 to 14 mol % of cuo and 0.1 to 3.5 mol % of coo, all of the molar amounts being calculated in terms of the respective oxides, and a ferrite sintered sheet that is provided on a surface thereof with a groove and further with an adhesive layer and/or a protective layer. The ferrite sintered sheet is capable of exhibiting an increased μ′ value of a magnetic permeability while maintaining a small μ″ value of the magnetic permeability.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150302304

Cloud computing scoring systems and methods

There is disclosed a computer-implemented cloud computing scoring system. In an embodiment, a parser receives unstructured sentiment data commenting on a scored service. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150301565

Active screen protection for electronic device

An electronic device includes one or more screens, multiple screen protectors moveable between a retracted position and extended position where they extend above the screen to create a gap, and one or more sensors. When the sensor detects a drop event, the screen protectors move from the retracted to extended position, functioning as a shock absorber and preventing the screen from connecting with a surface that the electronic device contacts. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150301537

Thermostatic assemble and manufacturing method therefor

A thermostatic assembly (c) and a manufacturing method therefor. The thermostatic assembly (c) comprises a metal casing (30), a housing (40), a heat sensitive material (50), a diaphragm (60) and a piston (70). ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150301449

Photoacid generator, chemically amplified resist composition, and patterning process

An onium salt having an anion moiety of a specific bis-sulfonate structure is an effective photoacid generator. A resist composition comprising the pag forms a pattern with a good balance of sensitivity and mef, and minimal defects and offers a precise micropatterning resist material.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150301145

Multislice acquisition with incoherent aliasing

A method for producing images of a subject with a mri system is provided. A radio frequency (rf) excitation field in combination with a slice-select magnetic gradient field along a slice-select direction is provided. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150301021

Sensor technology for diagnosing tuberculosis

A sensor technology comprising a single nano-material (gold nanoparticles and/or carbon nanotube) based sensor or a plurality of sensors in conjunction with a pattern recognition algorithm for non-invasive and accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis caused by m. Tuberculosis bacteria in a subject. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300963

Computerized tomography detection of microbial damage of plant tissues

The present disclosure encompasses embodiments of x-ray computed tomography-based methods for the detection of onion quality factors. Such methods are advantageous in detecting internal damage to onion bulbs due to bacterial and fungal rots and mechanical damage while also providing for the overall assessment of onion bulb quality and market value. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300958

Adjustable colorimetric moisture indicators

Colorimetric moisture-indicating compositions comprising a modified moisture-indicating composition comprising (a) a moisture-indicating composition comprising (1) a solid support and (2) a bis(glyoxime)-transition metal complex bound to the solid support, and (b) a modifier comprising at least one hygroscopic salt are described. In some embodiments, the at least one hygroscopic salt is in physical contact with or in fluid communication with the moisture-indicating composition and comprises an anion the group comprising halide, nitrate, acetate, carbonate, and hydroxide; and a cation selected from the group comprising ammonium, an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, and a transition metal. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300928

Diffusive sampling device

A diffusive sampling device (1) comprises a porous hollow diffusion body (3) removably held on a support body (2), an adsorbent body (4) located inside said diffusion body (3), wherein the hollow diffusion body (3) has a cylindrically shaped wall with an upper section comprising a closed upper end and a distal lower section comprising an open lower end and wherein the diffusion body (3) is held on the support body (2) by means of one or more o-rings (7) fixed to its lower section, wherein the adsorbent body (4) is kept in a predetermined place inside the upper section of the diffusion body (3) by way of an elastic means, such as a spring (6). The use of such devices as well as a method for air sampling and monitoring.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300542

High pressure fluidic connection assemblies

Fluidic connection assemblies, ports, unions and other components are provided that are well-suited for use in hplc and uhplc, as well as in other analytical instrument systems. Such assemblies, ports, unions and components can be biocompatible.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300482

Vehicle differential gear

A vehicle differential gear includes first and second pinion gears rotatably supported by a differential case; first and second side gears meshing with the first and second pinion gears and each coupled to corresponding one of a pair of output shafts; and a center washer, a first end washer and a second end washer each having a sliding surface that slides with an axial end face of at least one side gear of the first or second side gears, the sliding surface being lubricated by a lubricating oil; wherein a surface treatment for enhancing a solid lubricating property is performed on the washers.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300325

Device for the study of self-contained inertial vehicular propulsion

A novel device for the study of self-contained timely sequential vehicular inertial thrust drive is presented, comprising a tandem mechanical frequency modulated oscillator using the combined effort of straight line and rotational inertial reluctance contained in the mass of flywheels. The flywheels are having straight line parallel axial orientation, opposite freewheeling rotation and opposite alternate cyclic free flowing non-uniform reciprocal motion in union with vehicular travel by means of a straight line to rotational-coupled motion. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300311

Engine start system minimizing mechanical impact or noise

An engine start system which may be employed in automotive idle stop systems. To start an engine, the system brings a pinion gear into engagement with a ring gear coupled to the engine and turns on an electric motor to rotate the ring gear through the pinion gear to crank the engine. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300310

Friction starter drive unit for meshing with a starter ring gear of a heat engine, and corresponding heat engine starter

A friction starter drive unit comprises a drive pinion for meshing with a starter ring gear. A drive element and a friction clutch are between the drive element and the drive pinion. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300255

Device for recovering lubricating oil from an epicyclic reduction gear

An epicyclic reduction gear, including a planetary gear movable in rotation about an axis of rotation, planet pinions driven by the planetary gear and movable in rotation about axes of planet gears carried by a planet carrier, the planet pinions rolling on a fixed ring gear and the planet carrier being axially positioned laterally relative to the ring gear, the gear formed by the planet pinions and the ring gear being formed to axially eject lubricating oil thereof after use. The planet carrier includes a radial extension positioned facing the gear and forming a mechanism for guiding the oil to a radial end thereof to be ejected from there by centrifugation.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150300077

Vacuum insulating glass (vig) unit with metallic peripheral edge seal and/or methods of making the same

Certain example embodiments relate to vacuum insulating glass units having edge seals formed in connection with solder alloys that, when reactively reflowed, wet metallic coatings pre-coated on the glass substrates' perimeters, and/or associated methods. The alloys may be based on materials that form seals at temperatures that will not de-temper glass and/or decompose a laminate, and/or remain hermetic and lack porous structures in their bulks. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299942

Colored coatings and artificial leathers containing colorant complexes

The present invention relates to substrates comprising a coating on the surface thereof containing colorant complexes made from specific anionic dyes complexed with cationic compounds, such as substrates having a coating thereon intended to mimic the look and feel of leather. The inventive colored coatings have superior compatibility, transparency, solvent fastness, non-migration and water fastness properties.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299875

Electrochemical cell and reactor formed by the cell

The present invention relates to an electrochemical cell (20) comprising a bipolar plate (26); an annular support next to the bipolar plate (26); a first electrode (22) separated from the bipolar plate (26) defining a first half-cell (10′) (cationic or anionic) together with the plate and the annular support. The cell also has a membrane (23) next to the first electrode (22); a second electrode (24) next to the membrane (23); and a closure element (21) defining a second half-cell (10″) (cationic or anionic depending on the nature of the second electrode) together with the second electrode (24). ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299869

Method of cleaning of steel sheet surface and use of a detergent composition thereof

The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a steel sheet using a detergent for a steel sheet having a good washing property for the oil stain even at a low temperature. The method of manufacturing of the present invention is a method of manufacturing a steel sheet, comprising: a washing step of soaking a steel sheet to which a stain is stuck in a detergent for a steel sheet for washing and a rinsing step of rinsing with water the steel sheet that is soaked and washed after the washing step, wherein the detergent for a steel sheet comprises: an alkali agent, one or more organic acid(s) or salt(s) selected from lactic acid, oxalic acid, citric acid, and salts of these, a nonionic surfactant represented by the general formula (1), one or more chelating agent(s) selected from gluconic acid, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, and salts of these, and water.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299769

Method for lysing a fixed biological sample

A method for lysing a fixed biological sample to obtain a lysate that is suitable for direct use in a subsequent nucleic acid analysis method. The method includes contacting the fixed biological sample with an aqueous lysis composition to obtain a lysis mixture, and heating the lysis mixture at ≧85° c. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299623

Preventing adhesion of bacteria

The present invention concerns a detergent composition comprising one or more anionic surfactants; an enzyme selected from the group consisting of: a protease, a lipase, a cutinase, an amylase, a carbohydrase, a cellulase, a pectinase, a mannanase, an arabinase, a galactanase, a xylanase, and an oxidase; and a deoxyribonuclease (dnase).. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299600

Lubricant regulating agent

The present invention makes the insertion perception during actual surgery to be equivalent to the insertion perception of a catheter into a blood vessel model when water is used as the circulating fluid. A lubricant regulating fluid primarily composed of water is mixed with an aqueous metal salt and a surfactant as a lubricant regulating agent of the lubricant regulating fluid. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299506

Composition including a fluorinated polymer and a non-fluorinated polymer and methods of making and using the same

A composition is disclosed that includes fluorinated polymer and a non-fluorinated polymer. The fluorinated polymer includes first divalent units independently represented by formula and second divalent unit independently comprising a pendent cationic, anionic, amphoteric, or amine-oxide group or a pendent poly(alkyleneoxy) segment. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299487

Ink, ink cartridge, and image-recording method

An ink including: a self-dispersing pigment; polymer particles; a surfactant; a water-soluble organic solvent; and water, wherein the amount of anionic functional group on the surface of the polymer particles is 0.2 mmol/g or less, the surfactant is represented by the general formula (1) and contains a fluorinated surfactant having a hydrophile-lipophile balance (hlb) of 11 or less as determined by a griffin method, and the water-soluble organic solvent contains at least one water-soluble organic solvent selected from glycerin, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, poly(ethylene glycol) having a weight-average molecular weight of 10,000 or less, 1,3-propanediol, 1,4-butanediol, and diglycerol.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299486

Ink, ink cartridge, and image-recording method

An ink including: a pigment dispersed with a polymer dispersant; polymer particles; a surfactant; a water-soluble organic solvent; and water, wherein the amount of anionic functional group on the surface of the polymer particles is 0.2 mmol/g or less, the surfactant is represented by the general formula (1) and contains a fluorinated surfactant having a hydrophile-lipophile balance (hlb) of 11 or less as determined by a griffin method, and the water-soluble organic solvent contains at least one water-soluble organic solvent selected from glycerin, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, poly(ethylene glycol) having a weight-average molecular weight of 10,000 or less, 1,3-propanediol, 1,4-butanediol, and diglycerol.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299362

Process for preparing polymers by means of ring-opening polymerization

X1, x2=independently selected anionic ligands; l1=uncharged π-binding ligand; l2=n-heterocyclic carbene of the formula iia, iib or iic; c) adding a chain transfer agent in a molar ratio in the range from 1:5 to 1:1000 based on the cycloalkene or the sum total of the cycloalkenes in the cycloalkene mixture, d) converting at a temperature within a range from 0° c. To 250° c.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299348

Optical composition

The present invention aims to reduce excess scattering in light emitting arrangements. A composition comprising a transparent matrix comprising an anionic organic moiety, and metal cations dispersed in the matrix is disclosed. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299248

Multimodal anion exchange matrices

The invention discloses a separation matrix which comprises a plurality of separation ligands, defined by the formula r1-l1-n(r3)-l2-r, immobilized on a support, wherein r1 is a five- or six-membered, substituted or non-substituted ring structure or a hydroxyethyl or hydroxypropyl group; l1 is either a methylene group or a covalent bond; r2 is a five- or six-membered, substituted or non-substituted ring structure; l2 is either a methylene group or a covalent bond; r3 is a methyl group; and wherein if r1 is a hydroxyethyl group and l1 is a covalent bond, r2 is a substituted aromatic ring structure or a substituted or non-substituted aliphatic ring structure.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299235

Method for in-situ formation of metathesis catalysts

Comprising contacting a precursor compound of the formula (x1x2mljl1kl3m)i with an acetylenic compound comprising a chelating moiety, optionally, in the presence of a neutral electron donor, wherein m is a group 8 transition metal, l, l1, l2, and l3 are neutral electron donors, x1 and x2 are anionic ligands, j is 1, 2, or 3; k is zero, 1, or 2; m is zero or 1; n is 1 or 2; and i is an integer; with the proviso that k is zero when the precursor compound is contacted with the acetylenic compound in the presence of the neutral electron donor, and r1 and r2 are independently selected from hydrocarbyl, substituted hydrocarbyl, heteroatom-containing hydrocarbyl, substituted heteroatom-containing hydrocarbyl, and functional groups, wherein r1 and r2 are linked and together form one or more cyclic groups, r2 and l2 are linked and together form one or more cyclic groups, and any other two or more of x1, x2, l1, l2, l3, r1, and r2 can be taken together to form one or more cyclic groups. The invention has utility in the fields of catalysis, organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, and industrial and fine chemicals chemistry.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299226

Tunable metal-organic frameworks

A method, system, and apparatus for tunable metal-organic frameworks comprises a plurality of metallic ions, a plurality of organic linking anions that connect adjacent metallic ions of the plurality of metallic ions, and a plurality of cations connected to the plurality of organic linking anions, wherein the plurality of cations are selected from the group consisting of inorganic cations, organic cations, imidazolium based cations, pyridinium based cations, and cationic organic polymers and coordinated ligands.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299174

B- and y -diketones and y -hydroxyketones as wnt/ b -catenin signaling pathway activators

Which activates wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treats or prevents diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, comprising parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, comprising hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299157

B- and y -diketones and y -hydroxyketones as wnt/ b -catenin signaling pathway activators

Which activates wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treats or prevents diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, comprising parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, comprising hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299042

Hardening accelerator composition

The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a hardening accelerator composition by reacting a calcium source selected from calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide with a water-soluble silicate compound in the presence of at least one water-soluble polymeric dispersing agent and the hardening accelerator composition obtainable by said process. The composition has a low content of anions and of alkali cations and is therefore broadly applicable in building material mixtures.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299030

Optical glass, preform for precision press molding, and optical element

Provided is an optical glass having low specific gravity, low abrasion degree, and high devitrification-proof stability, as well as a preform for precision press molding and an optical element which use such an optical glass. The optical glass has a composition including, in cationic % expression, p5+: 36 to 40%, al3+: 11 to 16%, mg2+: 11 to 19%, ca2+: greater than 0% and 2% or less, sr2+: 0 to 4%, ba2+: 25 to 31%, zn2+: 0% or more and less than 2.4%, and y3+: 2 to 7%, a total amount of zn2+and y3+ (zn2++y3+) being 3 to 7%. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150299001

Anion exchange membranes and process for making

Embodiments of the present invention provide for anion exchange membranes and processes for their manufacture. The anion exchange membranes described herein are made the polymerization product of at least one functional monomer comprising a tertiary amine which is reacted with a quaternizing agent in the polymerization process.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150298988

Ionic nanocrystalline materials with high surface charge density and composites of the same

Materials, methods to prepare, and methods of use for ionic nanocrystalline inorganic materials and hybrid composites thereof are described herein. A preferred embodiment comprises native ligand stripping under equilibrium control, where reversible lewis acid-base chemistry is used to generate adduct-stabilized surfaces during ligand stripping. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150298721

Rack shaft and method for manufacturing rack shaft

A rack shaft used for a dual-pinion electric power steering apparatus includes: a hollow first shaft in which a first rack for transmission of manual steering force is formed; and a solid second shaft in which a second rack for transmission of steering assist force is formed and which is coupled to the first shaft. A method for manufacturing a rack shaft includes: forming a first rack in a hollow first shaft by plastic working; coupling a solid second shaft to the first shaft after the plastic working; and forming a second rack in the second shaft by cutting after the coupling.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150298116

Mixed metal oxidic nano sheets coated monolithic catalysts useful for the decomposition of toxic n2o and a process for the preparation thereof

The present invention describes process of preparation of inter-polymer film of p-methylstyrene-co-divinylbenzene and its conversion into anion exchange membrane through a greener route which dispenses with the use of chloromethyl ether. The membrane with polyethylene binder is shown to have equivalent or even superior performance to anion exchange membrane prepared from styrene-co-divinylbenzene/polyethylene through chloromethyl ether route.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150298050

Rotary regenerative scrubber with pinion gear and spur gear drive arrangement

A rotary regenerative scrubber includes a rotor assembly and a pinion gear and spur gear drive arrangement for rotating the rotor assembly. The drive arrangement includes a spur gear extending circumferentially about an exterior surface of the rotor assembly, a pinion gear engaging the spur gear in intermeshing drive relationship, and a motor for driving the pinion gear.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297939

Compressible barbell adapter

A compressible barbell adapter is disclosed, which consists of a compression-retraction member fastened to a hollow shaft for use on a bar. The compression and retraction movement of the compression-retraction member is generally achieved by means of a pinion and a rack system, and can be utilized in conjunction with dampening means. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297876

Method and apparatus for an applicator

An applicator includes a puncture protrusion disposed on an inner surface of an internal chamber of a handle of the applicator. The puncture protrusion is configured to puncture an end surface of a cartridge within the internal chamber, which cartridge contains a liquid that is resultantly allowed to flow through a passageway in the puncture protrusion toward an applicator pad for application onto a surface. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297827

Controlled delivery drive mechanisms for drug delivery pumps

A controlled delivery drive mechanism includes a drug container having a barrel and a plunger seal; a drive housing within which at least initially partially resides a piston having an interface surface and a drive rack; and a power spring. The piston is configured to contact and axially translate the plunger seal within barrel. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297821

Therapeutic compositions for viral-associated disease states and methods of making and using same

A method comprising obtaining a bodily fluid from a subject; contacting the bodily fluid with an adsorbent material comprising a synthetic carbon particle (scp) to produce a first filtrate having a level of disease mediators (y); contacting the first filtrate with an adsorbent material comprising the scp and an anion exchange resin where the ratio of scp to anion exchange resin is from about 0.1:100 to 100:0.1 to produce a second filtrate; contacting the second filtrate with an adsorbent material comprising the scp and a cation exchange resin where the ratio of scp to cation exchange resin is from about 1:100 to produce a third filtrate; and administering the third filtrate to the subject.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297780

Compressed gas aerosol composition in steel can

An aqueous compressed gas aerosol formulation in combination with a lined steel can, which may also optionally be tin plated, to provide corrosion stability, fragrance stability and color stability. An aerosol formulation of particular advantage for use is an air and/or fabric treatment formulation. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297732

Biodegradable microbead comprising anionic polymer for improving adsorptive power to anticancer drugs, and method for preparing same

The present invention relates to a biodegradable microbead having improved adsorptive power to anticancer drugs, to a method for preparing same, and to a method for treating cancer using same. According to the present invention, a rigid bead having excellent adsorptive power to anticancer drugs can be prepared through cross-linking and an amide bond between an albumin and an anionic polymer. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297719

Systems, methods and compositions for optical stimulation of target cells

Methods, systems and devices are implemented in connection with light-responsive ion channel molecules. One such method is implemented using a light- activated ion channel molecule that responds to a light stimulus. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297500

Surfactant systems for zinc containing compositions

Disclosed are oral care compositions comprising an orally acceptable vehicle, a basic amino acid in free or salt form, particles of precipitated calcium carbonate, a source of zinc ions, and a surfactant system selected from at least one of a poloxamer nonionic surfactant and a betaine zwitterionic surfactant or a mixture thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297498

Organopolysiloxane graft polymer

The present invention relates to an organopolysiloxane graft polymer including an organopolysiloxane segment as a main chain thereof and an unsaturated monomer-derived polymer segment as a side chain thereof, in which a content of the organopolysiloxane segment in the organopolysiloxane graft polymer is not less than 35% by mass and not more than 70% by mass, and the unsaturated monomer-derived polymer segment contains a repeating unit derived from a nonionic unsaturated monomer having a glass transition temperature tg of 60° c. Or higher (except for a repeating unit derived from an unsaturated monomer containing an amino group) in an amount of not less than 40% by mass and not more than 90% by mass, and further contains a repeating unit derived from a cationic unsaturated monomer in an amount of not less than 10% by mass and not more than 60% by mass.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297496

Personal care composition for a keratin substrate comprising conditioning and/or styling polymer

A personal care conditioning and/or styling composition for a keratin substrate comprising: (i) about 50 wt. % to 95 wt. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297495

A color cosmetic composition with increased color intensity

A cosmetic composition for increasing color intensity that has at least one colorant, at least one anionic polymer, at least one starch, and optionally, at least one mattifying agent, optionally, at least one auxiliary ingredient, wherein the at least one anionic polymer and the at least one starch form hydrogen bonds with the at least one colorant. In addition, a method of increasing color intensity of a color cosmetic composition, wherein the method contains the following steps: (a) providing the cosmetic composition for increasing color intensity; (b) increasing an amount of the at least one pigment to a range from about 5% to about 15% by weight; (c) reducing the at least one mattifying agent to a range from about 1% to about 25% by weight; and (d) maintaining about 2% to about 8% by weight of the at least one anionic polymer and about 0.5% to about 4% by weight of the modified starch, wherein the weight percentages are based on the total weight of the composition, and the composition exhibits increased color intensity. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297490

Compositions, uses and methods for treating or preventing dental caries

The present invention provides compositions, uses and methods thereof, for inhibiting the growth of caries-causing bacteria. The composition comprises xylitol, sodium citrate, sodium bicarbonate, anionic polymers and acceptable carrier materials. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297264

Surgical instrument with integrated compression and distraction mechanisms

Embodiments disclosed herein provide compression/distraction methods and tools useful for fitting a spinal stabilization system in a patient through minimally invasive surgery. The spinal stabilization system may comprise screws anchored in vertebrae. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297154

Craniostat for acquiring extraoral dental radiographies

A craniostat for an extraoral dental radiographic apparatus includes a chin rest and a bite, which are optionally removable. The bite has centering surfaces of pre-defined orientation with respect to a centering position of the bite and is blocked in a blocking position by tightening the centering surfaces against tightening surfaces also having a pre-defined orientation with respect to the bite centering position, so that in tightened condition the bite is also automatically brought in correct centering position on the sagittal plane. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297153

Craniostat for acquiring extraoral dental radiographies

A craniostat for an extraoral dental radiographic apparatus includes an upper portion connected to a lower portion by two rods. The upper portion includes a rest for a patient's forehead, wherein the rest for the patient's forehead rest has an arched shape vertically sliding in a suitable seat inside a crossbeam supported by the rods. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297152

Craniostat for acquiring extraoral dental radiographies

A craniostat for an extraoral dental radiographic apparatus includes an upper portion connected to a lower portion by rods. The upper portion includes a crossbeam and rests for a patient's temples, the rests being formed by two arches articulated with the crossbeam. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150297086

High resolution imaging using near-infrared-ii fluorescence

Disclosed are methods for imaging lumen-forming structures such as blood vessels using near-infrared fluorescence in the nir-ii region of 1000-1700 nm. The fluorescence is created by excitation of solubilized nano-structures that are delivered to the structures, such as carbon nanotubes, quantum dots or organic molecular fluorophores attached to hydrophilic polymers. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296886

Atomizing device and electronic cigarette having same

An atomizing device of electronic cigarette is provided. The atomizing device includes an atomizing sleeve, a liquid reserving member and a heating coil fixed in the atomizing device, a mouthpiece, a screw sleeve, an electrode ring fixed in the screw sleeve, an insulted ring arranged between the screw sleeve and the electrode ring. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296841

Hairball control through dietary mineral limitation

The present invention relates to methods for controlling hairball formation in animals, particularly for treating and/or preventing hairball formation, elimination, and/or discharge by companion animals, including cats and dogs, by limitation of dietary minerals. The methods comprise feeding the animals in need of such treatment compositions comprising from 0.60% to 0.74% calcium by dry weight of the composition; from 0.50% to 0.69% phosphorous by dry weight of the composition; and from 0.06% to 0.28% sodium by dry weight of the composition, in an amount and for a time sufficient for treatment and/or prevention of hairball formation in the animal.. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296804

Composition comprising biological control agents

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitons con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least and at least one further biological control agent (ii) which is selected from the group consisting of bacteria in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296803

Composition comprising a biological control agent and an insecticide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one insecticide (i) selected from the group consisting of acetylcholinesterase (ache) inhibitors, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nachr) agonists, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nachr) allosteric activators, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nachr) channel blockers and ryanodine receptor modulators in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296802

Composition comprising a biological control agent and a fungicide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one fungicide (i) selected from the group consisting of inhibitors of the mitosis and cell division and compounds to have a multisite action in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/22/15 / #20150296772

Methods of using tankmix additive concentrates containing paraffinic oils

Tankmix additive concentrates containing a surfactant and a petroleum derived paraffinic oil and the use of aqueous pesticide spray mixtures incorporating such tankmix additive concentrates are described. The tankmix additive concentrates described herein include from 0.5 to 50 weight percent of a polymeric surfactant, a anionic ester surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, or mixtures thereof, and from 1 to 95 weight percent of a petroleum derived paraffinic oil. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150295616

Computer apparatus for use by senior citizens

. . . . . . . . . . . . An apparatus for enclosing a tablet computer and for simplifying operation of the computer by senior citizens is described. The enclosure receives and supports a conventional table computer but purposefully occludes or blocks access to selected user-activated controls on the tablet such as the on-off switch, and control zone regions of the touch screen regions of the display. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150295162

Lead-free piezo-electric porcelain composition, piezo-electric element using the same, and method for producing lead-free piezo-electric porcelain composition

A lead-free piezo-electric porcelain composition which contains a main phase having voids and which is formed of a first crystal phase composed of an alkali niobate/tantalate-based perovskite oxide having piezo-electric characteristics; and a sub-phase containing a second crystal phase composed of an a2b6o13-based compound (where the element a is a monovalent element and the element b is one or more divalent to hexavalent elements). The sub-phase fills voids present in the main phase.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150295041

Electronic device containing nanowire(s), equipped with a transition metal buffer layer, process for growing at least one nanowire, and process for manufacturing a device

The electronic device comprises a substrate (1), at least one semiconductor nanowire (2) and a buffer layer (3) interposed between the substrate (1) and said nanowire (2). The buffer layer (3) is at least partly formed by a transition metal nitride layer (9) from which extends the nanowire (2), said transition metal nitride being chosen from: vanadium nitride, chromium nitride, zirconium nitride, niobium nitride, molybdenum nitride, hafnium nitride or tantalum nitride.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150294830

A combination of materials for mercury-dispensing devices and devices containing said combination of materials

An improved mercury-dispensing combination of materials is made up of a compound a including mercury and a second metal selected among titanium, zirconium and mixtures thereof and an alloy or an intermetallic compound b including copper and tin, said mercury-dispensing combination of materials further containing an amount of oxygen comprised between 0.03% and 0.48% with respect to the overall weight of the composition a+b. It is also possible to add a getter material c that includes metals such as titanium, zirconium, tantalum, niobium, vanadium and mixtures thereof or their alloys with other metals such as nickel, iron, aluminum.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150294769

Zinc oxide based varistor and fabrication method

A varistor may include a varistor ceramic that includes zinc oxide having a molar percent greater than 90 percent and a set of metal oxides, where the set of metal oxides includes bi2o3 having a molar fraction between 0.2 and 2.5 percent; co3o4 having a molar fraction between 0.2 and 1.2 percent; mn3o4 having a molar fraction between 0.05 and 0.5 percent; cr2o3 having a molar fraction between 0.05 and 0.5 percent; nio having a molar fraction between 0.5 and 1.5 percent; sb2o3 oxide having a molar fraction between 0.05 and 1.5 percent; b2o3 having a molar fraction between 0.001 to 0.03 percent; and aluminum in the form of an oxide having a molar fraction between 0.001 and 0.05 percent.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150294035

Sweeping a profile along small circular arcs of a path

A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer program product provide the ability to sweep a profile along a circular arc of a path. A sweep operation to sweep a profile along an arc of a path is initialized in a cad application. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150293988

System and method for opinion sharing and recommending social connections

System for determining relationship compatibility for plural users within a network. User accounts are established in a database for plural users, who input questions, which are classified by topics. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150293445

Novel sulfonium salt compound, method for producing the same, and photoacid generator

Where r1 and r2 each denote the same or a different alkyl group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms, r3 and r4 each denote the same or a different alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, and x− denotes a sulfone imide anion or a perfluoroalkanesulfonic acid anion, wherein the substituents denoted by r3o and r4o are each located at an arbitrary position selected from the 2-position to the 8-position of the naphthyl group.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150293287

Pressure-sensitive adhesive layer attached polarizing film and image display

A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer attached polarizing film of invention includes a polarizing film; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on the polarizing film, wherein the polarizing film comprises a polarizer and a transparent protective film provided on only one side of the polarizer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is provided on a side of the polarizer opposite to the side on which the transparent protective film is provided, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is made from a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including a (meth)acryl-based polymer (a), an onium-anion salt (b1), and an alkali metal salt (b2). The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer attached polarizing film has a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer possessing an antistatic function and satisfactory durability even after a humidity test under severe conditions and is less prone to degradation of optical properties even after a humidity test under severe conditions.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150293109

Fluorescent chemical dye for visualization of neural stem cell symmetric and asymmetric division

A fluorescent rosamine dye having specificity for neural stem cells, specifically, proliferative neural stem cells, and represented by structural formula (i): wherein x is an anion, is described herein. Synthesis of the fluorescent rosamine dye and use of the fluorescent rosamine dye to detect symmetric and asymmetric division of neural stem cells are also described.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292654

Pipe connection for conducting a fluid that is under pressure

A pipe connection for conducting a fluid that is under pressure is provided, having two tubular connection parts for a conical clamping connection, which are screwed together by a union nut while one is inserted in the other, wherein each connection part has a conical sealing surface that contacts the other in a sealing manner and wherein an annular groove is provided in one of the sealing surfaces. In order to enable the pipe connection also to conduct a fluid having cycling or varying temperature, the inner of the two connection parts has thermal insulation on the inside of the pipe at least in the axial segment of the sealing surface of the connection part, wherein the thermal insulation tube has a cam or a collar on the outer surface, which engages in a recess, which is axially bounded by the two connection parts.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292613

Lubrication structure for driving force transmission device

A planetary gear has a sun gear having external teeth on an outer peripheral side, a plurality of pinion gears engaged with the sun gear, a carrier supporting the plurality of pinion gears, a circular oil catch plate on an end of the carrier, and a rotation member having a ring gear, on an outer peripheral side of the carrier and the oil catch plate. An engaging element engaged with the rotation member is disposed on an outer periphery of the planetary gear. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292605

Continuously variable transmission

In a stepless transmission 1, each lever crank mechanism 20 includes a rotational radius adjusting mechanism 4 capable of adjusting the radius of rotational motion of a cam shaft 51. The rotational radius adjusting mechanism 4 includes: a cam disc 5 that rotates in a state of being eccentric with respect to a rotational center axis p1; a rotary disc 6 rotatable in a state of being eccentric with respect to the cam disc 5; and a pinion shaft 7. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292554

Pinion assembly preloading system

The present disclosure relates to pinion assembly preloading systems and methods of operation. Disclosed are systems including a press actuator that applies an axial force against a pinion assembly; a force sensor that measures a reaction force at the pinion assembly; and a method of controlling the press actuator according to a change in the reaction force.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292462

Piezo injector

A piezo injector includes an actuator space in which a piezo actuator is arranged, a control piston bore in which a control piston with an end face is arranged, a leakage pin arranged between the piezo actuator and the end face to couple the piezo actuator with the control piston, and a union for fluidic communication with the control piston bore which union has a hydraulic throttle.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292172

Shoreline stabilization system and method

A shoreline stabilization system and method are provided, comprising one or more base layers of a non-woven plastic matrix positioned on a shoreline, wherein the base layer is at least partially submerged in the water. A second layer of non-woven plastic matrix positioned on top of the base layer, wherein the second layer is at least partially submerged in the water, and wherein the second layer is pre-planted with one or more selected plants such as smooth cord grass (spartina alterniflora), seashore paspalum (paspalum vaginatum), torpedo grass (panicum repens), and/or bull rush (genus scirpus). ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292098

Ionic liquid electrolyte and method to electrodeposit metals

Wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, and r5 are each independently selected from an h atom and an organic radical. L− is a compatible anion. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292061

Separation of protactinum, actinium, and other radionuclides from proton irradiated thorium target

Protactinium, actinium, radium, radiolanthanides and other radionuclide fission products were separated and recovered from a proton-irradiated thorium target. The target was dissolved in concentrated hcl, which formed anionic complexes of protactinium but not with thorium, actinium, radium, or radiolanthanides. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150292057

Improved method for metal production

The invention provides a method for the production of a metal, the method comprising the steps of mixing an oxide of the metal with a reducing agent comprising a group ii metal or a hydride thereof in the presence of water and/or an organic solvent, heating the mixture of oxide and reducing agent, leaching the resulting material with water; and washing the leached material with a dilute aqueous acid. Typically, the metal is a transition or rare earth metal, the oxide of the metal is an oxide of a transition or rare earth metal, and the reducing agent is selected from calcium or magnesium or the hydrides of calcium and magnesium. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291875

Desorbants for enhanced oil recovery

The invention relates to the use of at least one compound corresponding to the following formula: r—o—(—ch2-ch(ch3)-o-)m-(—ch2-ch2-0-)u-h where: r is a hydrocarbon-based group comprising from 6 to 40 carbons; m ranges from 0 to 20; n, which is greater than m, ranges from 5 to 40, in order to inhibit the phenomena of retention of anionic surfactants within an oil-bearing reservoir, in particular within a carbonate or clay reservoir.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291874

Methods for making and using novel foamer compositions

Methods for using new general purpose foaming agents having application as drilling fluid foaming agents or as any foaming agent needed an a wide variety of applications is disclosed including at least one anionic surfactant, at least one cationic surfactant, and mixtures thereof and one or more zwitterionic compounds. The foaming agents can also include additive to augment the properties of the foaming agent for a given application.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291840

Coating agent for mattable coatings

The present invention relates to a coating composition that is suitable in particular for the production of coatings that can be matted. The coating composition comprises a) an aqueous dispersion of a hydroxy-functional prepolymer, obtainable by reaction of at least the following components: i) a component comprising hydroxy groups, ii) a polyester polyol comprising hydroxy groups, iii) a polyisocyanate comprising isocyanate groups, iv) a compound which comprises at least two groups reactive towards isocyanate groups and at least one group capable of anion formation, v) water, wherein components i)-iii) and the ratio of components i)-iii) are so chosen that an excess of hydroxy groups is present relative to the isocyanate groups, b) nanoparticles having a number-average particle size of from 1 to 1000 nm, and c) a crosslinker comprising at least two groups reactive towards hydroxy groups. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291766

Heat curable silicone rubber composition

The present invention provides a heat curable silicone rubber composition capable of giving a stable and high antistatic property for a long time without degrading inherent properties of a silicone rubber, such as thermal stability. A heat curable silicone rubber composition includes: (a) 100 parts by mass of a mixture of a polyorganosiloxane obtained by polymerization by using an alkali metal hydroxide as a polymerization catalyst and by neutralization, and a curing agent, and (b) 50 to 1000 ppm of an ionic substance containing an anion and a cation, and being a bis (trifluoromethanesulfonyl) imide as the anion.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291764

Organic-inorganic hybrid silica nanoparticle and method for producing same

Provided are organic-inorganic hybrid silica nanoparticles having excellent monodispersity, an organic component (polymer) being introduced into a silica matrix, the whole of each particle being composed of a hybrid between the organic component and an inorganic component [silica], and the particle diameter being in the range of 5 to 100 nm; and a simple and efficient method for producing the silica nanoparticles. Organic-inorganic hybrid silica nanoparticles contain a copolymer (a) composed of an amorphous polyamine chain and a nonionic polymer chain, an acidic group-containing compound (b), and silica (c). ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291515

Salts containing trihydroperfluoroalkoxybutanesulfonate or trihydroperfluoroalkoxypropanesulfonate anion

The invention relates to compounds containing trihydroperfluoroalkoxybutanesulfonate or trihydroperfluoroalkoxypropane sulfonate anions, processes preparation and use thereof, in particular as anticorrosion additives together with ionic liquids.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291498

Process for preparation of mk-7 type of vitamin k2

Process for preparation of mk-7 type of vitamin k2 is characterized by attaching hexaprenyl chain of “all-trans” configuration to monoprenyl derivative of menadiol following “1+6” synthetic strategy. According to the invention, a-sulfonyl carbanion generated in situ from the protected monoprenyl menadiol of the formula (ii), wherein r1 represents c1-3-alkyl group, is reacted with hexaprenyl halide of the formula (vii), wherein x represents halogen atom, preferably bromine, both z′ and z′ represent h or one of z′ and z″ represents h and the other represents phenylsulfonyl group —so2ph in the alkylation reaction. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150291205

Rack guide for rack and pinion steering device, rack and pinion steering device and manufacturing method of rack guide for rack and pinion steering device

A rack guide for a rack and pinion steering device, a rack and pinion steering device and a manufacturing method for a rack guide for a rack and pinion steering device, has a simple configuration with a close contact property being kept between a rack guide and a rack guide base member to ensure quietness. A rack guide for a rack and pinion steering device includes: a casing; a pinion to be slidably supported by said casing; a rack bar having a rack tooth meshed with said pinion; a rack guide including an abutment portion to which said rack bar is to be slidably abutted and a recessed portion, which is continued to said abutment portion, to be spaced from said rack bar; a rack guide base member for receiving said rack guide; and urging means for urging said rack guide against said rack bar through said rack guide base member.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290637

Block copolymers, their manufacture and their use

A functionalized block copolymer polymerized using vinylbenzylamino derivative monomers for use in such applications as anionic exchange membranes.. . ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290576

Bipolar electrodialyzer and purification method for amine fluid using same

Provided is an electrodialyzer for regenerating amines, comprising a negative electrode, a positive electrode, a bipolar film, and an anion exchange film. The electrodialyzer includes a chamber having an amine purification function, a chamber having an amine recovery function, and a chamber having an acid recovery function, between the facing negative electrode and positive electrode and in order in the direction from the negative electrode towards the positive electrode. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290540

Positioning a camera video overlay on gameplay video

A gaming console composites a camera video overlay on gameplay video for broadcasting such that the gameplay area that is rendered by the gaming console is not obscured, even when the camera video overlay is composited on the gameplay video for broadcasting. The gaming console or a companion device of the gaming console can also allow a user to specify placement of the camera video overlay on the gameplay video for broadcasting, permitting the user to choose the portion of the gameplay video for broadcasting that is obscured by the camera video overlay.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290324

Liquid formulation of protein conjugate comprising the oxyntomodulin and an immunoglobulin fragment

Disclosed are an albumin-free liquid formulation including a long-lasting oxyntomodulin conjugate in which an oxyntomodulin peptide comprising a derivative, variant, precursor or fragment of oxyntomodulin is linked to an immunoglobulin fc region, which can increase the duration of physiological activity of the long-lasting oxyntomodulin conjugate and maintain the in vivo stability thereof for an extended period of time, as compared to native oxyntomodulin, and a method for preparing the liquid formulation. The liquid formulation contains a buffer, a sugar alcohol and a nonionic surfactant and does not contain a human serum albumin and factors that are potentially harmful to the human body, and thus is not susceptible to viral infection. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290322

Sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate of anionic pharmacologically active substances and pharmaceutical composition comprising the same

Disclosed is a sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate, comprising: a) at least one liquid crystal former; b) at least one phospholipid; c) at least one liquid crystal hardener; and d) at least one bi- or multivalent metal salt, wherein the sustained-release pre-concentrate exists as a lipid liquid phase in the absence of aqueous fluid and forms into a liquid crystal upon exposure to aqueous fluid. The sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate is configured to enhance the sustained release of anionic pharmacologically active substances through ionic interaction between the bi- or multivalent metal salt and the anionic pharmacologically active substances.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150290109

Compositions and dispersions containing particles comprising a polymer

The present invention is directed to a composition containing: an aqueous dispersion comprising (a) particles having a volume-basis particle size distribution with peaks in the range of equal to or greater than 1 μm up to about 100 μm wherein the particles comprise an oil gellant comprising a styrenic block copolymer, and a fatty substance selected from a wax having a melting point of greater than 35° c., anoil, and mixtures thereof; (b) a surfactant mixture comprising a nonionic surfactant and an ionic surfactant; and (c) water; and a carrier. The composition and aqueous dispersion are capable of delivering benefits to various substrates, for example, keratinous substrates such as skin and hair.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150289980

Casing for in vivo implantation device, in vivo implantation device, production method for casing for in vivo implantation device, and treatment support method using in vivo implantation device

A casing 16 of an implantable device 4 configured to be implanted in a human head has an outer convexity surface 30 matching an external shape of a resected skull 27 related to at least a craniotomy site 26 of the artificial bone 28 designed in accordance with a skull shape of each person in order to fill the craniotomy site 26. That is, the outer convexity surface 30 of the artificial bone 28 is provided with two functions: the original function of filling the craniotomy site 26 as the artificial bone 28 and a function of serving as the casing 16 of the implantable device 4.. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150289959

Electric rotary brush

An electric rotary toothbrush is provided. The electric rotary toothbrush includes a housing with an electric motor located within the housing. ... Conio Inc

10/15/15 / #20150289518

Composition comprising a biological control agent and an insecticide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one insecticide (i) selected from the group consisting of gaba-gated chloride channel antagonists and chloride channel activators in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150289225

Processing crowdsourced data for non-geotagged access points

Techniques for publishing location information associated with a non-geotagged transceiver are disclosed. A method for publishing a position of a non-geotagged transceiver in a wireless communication system includes determining a first position of the non-geotagged transceiver based on a periodic neighbor list, determining a second position of the non-geotagged transceiver based on an accumulated neighbor list, determining if the first position and the second position agree, publishing a third position if the first position and the second position agree, such that the third position is determined based on the union of the periodic neighbor list and the accumulated neighbor list, and resetting the accumulated neighbor list if the first and second position do not agree.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150289021

System and method for collecting viewer opinion information

A system and method for collecting viewer opinion information may be provided. A trigger event relating to an event or program may be registered with a trigger event database, which in turn may initiate a query of the trigger event database and a user database to identify one or more target users that may be interested in the trigger event. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150287992

Lithium sulfur secondary battery

A lithium sulfur secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a sulfur-based positive electrode active substance, an electrolytic solution, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active substance that occludes and releases lithium, and a polymeric film that covers a surface of the positive electrode and allows lithium cations to pass but does not allow polysulfide anions to pass.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150287537

Nonaqueous electrolytic capacitor element

To provide a nonaqueous electrolytic capacitor element, which contains: a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material capable of intercalating or deintercalating anions; a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material; and a nonaqueous electrolyte, which contains a nonaqueous solvent, an electrolyte salt containing a halogen atom, and a compound having a site capable of bonding to an anion containing a halogen atom.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150286679

Executing a query having multiple set operators

According to an example, a method for executing a query having multiple set operators includes adding an additional column that associates an identifier of the result table with data contained in the input result table in each input result table of an input query. The method also includes performing a union all operation on the data contained in the input result tables to generate an intermediate result set, performing a group by operation on the data contained in the intermediate result set to generate a grouped result set, wherein the group by operation operates on various groups of rows and returns one row per each of the various groups, adding aggregation columns in the grouped result set containing counts of a number of times that each tuple exists in each of the input result tables, and applying a predicate on the grouped result set to execute the query.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150286628

Information extraction system, information extraction method, and information extraction program

An opinion/emotion word detection unit browses an opinion/emotion dictionary, finds matches, detects opinion/emotion words in an obtained character string, and applies absolute polarity thereto. A term polarity determination unit detects terms on the basis of co-occurrence with opinion/emotion words, and determines the polarity of the terms on the basis of the absolute polarity of the opinion/emotion words. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150286138

Photoresist having improved extreme-ultraviolet lithography imaging performance

Provided herein is a photoresist compound with improved extreme-ultraviolet lithography image performance. The photoresist includes a polymer that is free of an aromatic group and a photo acid generator (pag) free of aromatic groups. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285951

Attribute importance determination

A system and method for determination of importance of attributes among a plurality of attribute importance models incorporating a segmented attribute kerneling (sak) method of attribute importance determination. The method permits operation of multiple attribute importance algorithms simultaneously, finds the intersecting subset of important attributes across the multiple techniques, and then outputs a consolidated ranked set. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285780

Reagents for enhanced detection of low volatility analytes

The use of volatilization reagents is disclosed for improved detection of inorganic oxidizers such as, but not limited to, chlorates and perchlorates. Detection methods are disclosed whereby a reagent can transfer a proton to the anion (i.e., chlorate, perchlorate, etc.) of an inorganic salt analyte, forming an acid (i.e., chloric acid, perchloric acid) that is easier to detect by a mechanism whereby the acidified reagent is more easily vaporized, and hence, more easily detected. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285718

Kit for producing cleared biological specimens and method for producing cleared biological specimens

A method and a kit are provided to produce a biological clear specimen within a short time and with a wide variety of biological specimens. The method includes the following steps: (1) treating a material to be cleared with an aqueous fixing solution containing paraformaldehyde or the like, a nonionic surfactant, an alkali, and optionally a buffering agent; (2) treating the material from step (1) or a conventionally fixed material with an aqueous clearing accelerator solution containing a nonionic surfactant and an alkali; and (3) treating the material produced in step (1) or (2) with an aqueous preservation solution containing a nonionic surfactant and a polyhydric alcohol. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285587

Safety holster locking mechanism and mounts

A self-loading pistol holster has a locking mechanism for the slide consisting of a pinion protruding into a depression of the slide bar, preventing movement of the slide bar. As the spring-loaded button is pushed the geared pinion is rotated to reveal a flat portion to the depression, enabling movement of the slide bar. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285373

Range switching device

A range switching device includes: a range switching portion having an output shaft rotatably supported inside a housing and switchable to ranges corresponding to output shaft turning positions; a motor attached with its motor shaft spaced apart from a shaft center of the output shaft; a reducer mechanism linked to the motor and the range switching portion; and a control board controlling rotation of the motor. The reducer mechanism has a planetary gear reducer mechanism formed of a sun gear, planetary gears, an internal gear, and a carrier supporting the planetary gears, and a spur gear reducer mechanism formed of a pinion and a main gear linked to the pinion. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285360

Method for making a pinion for being assembled on a turbine axis of an internal combustion engine

Assembling method of a pinion on a turbine axis of an internal combustion engine, wherein said pinion is made in a single piece having axial symmetry and equipped with an annular toothed part and with an axial part coaxial with said annular part and provided with a coaxial hole with a thread to screw the pinion on said axis of the turbine, wherein said thread has localized pitch variations.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285359

Method of making a pinion for being assembled on a turbine axis of an internal combustion engine

A pinion to be fitted on a turbine axis of an internal combustion engine, wherein said pinion is made in a single piece, equipped with an axial thread to screw it on said axis of the turbine, wherein an axial end of the pinion integrates/defines a disc spring.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285343

Vehicular automatic transmission

A vehicular automatic transmission, includes: a housing; input and output shafts sustained to be rotatable around a rotation shaft line in the housing; single pinion type first, second and third planetary gears sustained in parallel coaxially with the rotation shaft line; a first brake fixing a third ring gear of the third planetary gear to be disengageable with respect to the housing; a first clutch linking the third ring gear and a second carrier of the second planetary gear to be disengageable from each other; and a switching element blocking the link between the input shaft and the first carrier, and switching the input shaft to be in a switched state, wherein, in a reverse gear shift stage, the first clutch is in an engaged state, the first brake is in a fixed state, and the switching element is in a switched state.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285204

Internal combustion engine having a change of mind (com) starter system and a com starter system

An internal combustion engine includes a ring gear, a speed sensor operatively associated with the ring gear, and a change of mind (com) starter motor mechanically linked to the internal combustion engine. The com starter motor includes an armature and a pinion operatively connected to the armature. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285203

Engine starting apparatus

An engine starting apparatus is equipped with a starter which, when it is required to start an engine, moves a pinion to establish engagement with a ring gear coupled to the engine and energizes an electric motor to produce and transmit torque to the ring gear through the pinion for cranking the engine. When the rate of decrease in current flowing in the electric motor or the rate of rise in voltage appearing at a terminal of the starter or a power supply for the electric motor exceeds a given value after the engine starts being cranked, the engine starting apparatus works as a firing-up determiner to determine that the engine has been fully fired up.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150285085

Variable guide vane extended variable fillet

A guide vane is disclosed. The guide vane includes a button, a trunnion connected to the button, and an airfoil connected to the button. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150284837

Coated cutting tool and method for the production thereof

The invention relates to a method for producing a coated cutting tool in which a coating with at least one oxide layer is applied to a base layer by means of a pvd method. The method includes voltage-pulsed sputtering of at least one cathode metal selected from the group of aluminum, scandium, yttrium, silicon, zinc, titanium, zirconium, hafnium, chromium, niobium, and tantalum, as well as mixtures and alloys thereof in the presence of a reactive gas; and the depositing of at least one oxide layer formed by converting the reactive gas with the sputtered cathode metal onto the base body. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150284691

Composition of viral vectors in lecithin liposomes, preparation method and treatment methods

A composition is provided which comprises a recombinant viral particle comprising a capsid, wherein the viral particle is encapsulated into an anionic liposome comprising lecithin and polyethylene glycol (peg). A method for preparing and purifying the encapsulated viral particles is provided as well. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150284593

Polishing compositions and methods for selectively polishing silicon nitride over silicon oxide films

Stable aqueous polishing compositions that can selectively polish silicon nitride (sin) films and nearly stop (or polish at very low rates) on silicon oxide films are provided herein. The compositions comprise an anionic abrasive, a nitride removal rate enhancer containing a carboxyl or carboxylate group, water, and optionally, an anionic polymer. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150284577

Ink composition and printing method

An ink composition for ink-jet printing, which has good re-dispersibility after being dried and does not undergo a change in properties of the ink even when stored for a long time period; and an ink-jet printing method and a dyeing method using the ink composition. The ink composition includes a pigment; water; a polymer including at least two monomers independently selected from a monomer (a), a monomer (b) and a monomer (c) represented by specific formulae; a styrene-butadiene resin; a water-soluble organic solvent; and a nonionic surfactant.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150284092

Extendable leg rest for aircraft passenger seat

An aircraft passenger seat including a seat bottom, a seatback pivotably attached to the seat bottom, and an extendable and angularly deployable leg rest pivotably attached to the seat bottom, the leg rest including leg rest rails pivotably attached to the seat bottom, a translating cushion assembly carried on the leg rest rails, a rack and pinion mechanism arranged to drive cushion assembly translation along the leg rest rails, and a timing link pivotably attached to the seat bottom arranged to actuate the rack and pinion mechanism in response to angular movement of the leg rest.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283708

End effector

An end effector for the packaging industry comprises has a frame, a bridge on top of the frame, a rack and pinion assembly, actuation rods, carrier assemblies, and vacuum ports. The rack and pinion assembly is configured to be operatively connected to a robot's rotatable shaft, and to the actuation rods. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283532

Coating and lithiation of inorganic oxidants by reaction with lithiated reductants

A method for producing conductive carbon coated particles of an at least partially lithiated electroactive core material comprises the step of premixing an oxidant electroactive material with a metallated reductant followed by chemically reacting the oxidant electroactive material with the metallated reductant, said reductant being a coating precursor, said metal being at least one alkaline and/or at least one alkaline earth metal, and said chemically reacting being performed under conditions allowing reduction and metallation of the electroactive material via insertion/intercalation of the alkaline metal cation(s) and/or the alkaline earth metal cation(s) and coating formation via a polymerisation reaction like polyanionic or radicalic polymerisation of the reductant.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283519

Drying substances, preparation and use thereof

There is provided herein a dryer polymer substance adapted to pervaporate a fluid (such as water, water vapor or both), the polymer substance includes: a porous support member having a plurality of pores, wherein at least a portion of the pores are filled with a cross-linked co-polymer comprising (i) a cationic monomer and an anionic monomer, (ii) a zwitterionic monomer, or a combination thereof. The substance may include a membrane or a tube. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283375

Method for fabricating an implantable electrode

A method for fabricating an implantable medical electrode includes roughening the electrode substrate, applying an adhesion layer, and depositing a valve metal oxide coating over the adhesion layer under conditions optimized to minimize electrode impedance and post-pulse polarization. The electrode substrate may be a variety of electrode metals or alloys including titanium, platinum, platinum-iridium, or niobium. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283299

Method for producing a collagen membrane and uses thereof

The present invention relates to a method of producing a collagen membrane that has particular mechanical properties. In particular, the present invention relates to a method a of producing a collagen membrane comprising the steps of (i) isolating a collagen-containing tissue and incubating same in an ethanol solution; (ii) incubating the collagen-containing tissue from step (i) in a first solution comprising an inorganic salt and an anionic surfactant in order to denature non-collagenous proteins contained therein; (iii) incubating the collagen-containing tissue produced in step (ii) in a second solution comprising an inorganic acid until the collagen in said material is denatured; and (iv) incubating the collagen-containing tissue produced in step (iii) in a third solution comprising an inorganic acid with simultaneous mechanical stimulation for sufficient time to enable the collagen bundles in said collagen-containing tissue to align; wherein the mechanical stimulation comprises applying tension cyclically to the collagen-containing tissue.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283253

Novel polymer-based hydrotropes for hydrophobic drug delivery

Polymer conjugates characterized in that the backbone of the polymer is an anionic polymer and hydrophobic moieties are covalently attached to the polymer backbone are useful for preparing drug encapsulated polymer hydrotropes and compositions. Such materials are useful in methods for delivering the drug into cells, and for the treatment and alleviation of diseases and disorders such as cancer.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283217

Stable thermolysin hydrogel

Disclosed is a hydrogel comprising a hydrophilic gelling agent that includes a nonionic cellulose ether, and active thermolysin, wherein the proteolytic activity of the thermolysin does not decrease by more than 20% when stored at room temperature for 6 months.. . ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150283028

Container

A package for a pharmaceutical product comprising a bottom member (12) having a base (20) and at least one wall (18) extending upwardly therefrom, a cover member (22) a first locking arrangement (38) on both said cover member (22) and said bottom member (12), the locking arrangement being located on respective adjoining walls (14, 28) on the cover member (22) and the bottom member (12), a second locking arrangement (56) between the bottom member (12) and cover member (22) permitting limited movement between the cover member (22) and bottom member (12) while mainlining a locking relationship such that the first locking arrangement (38) may be moved from a locked to an unlocked position while the second locking arrangement (56) remains locked, a tether (68) mounted within the container (10) and a plurality of medic ant containing packages (78) mounted on the tether (68) in a non removable manner. The package permits one to package otherwise non child resistant packages in a child resistant and senior friendly container.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150282929

High durability heart valve

An improved heart bioprosthetic device having a metal frame wireform or stent having an outer external surface. The metal frame has a bond layer coating at least a portion of the external surface and a coating layer disposed on at least a portion of the bond layer. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150282794

Extended tip spray applicator for two-component surgical sealant, and methods of use thereof

Provided is an extended length, flexible or bendable spray tip assembly for use with a multi-component surgical sealant. The tip assembly is particularly suited for use in surgical procedures having limited access to a surgical field, for example, neurosurgical procedures involving infratentorial, skull base, or transsphenoidal craniotomy, as well as the spine. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150282506

Flavour additives

The present invention relates to the use of one or more nucleotides, one or more amino acids selected from the group consisting of proline, hydroxyproline, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, arginine, cystine, glutamine, isoleucine, lysine, threonine, valine and ornithine and one or more furanones for increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal. The invention also relates to a pet foodstuff or supplement comprising one or more nucleotides, one or more amino acids selected from the group consisting of proline, hydroxyproline, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, arginine, cystine, glutamine, isoleucine, lysine, threonine, valine and ornithine and one or more furanones, and also to a method of increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal.. ... Conio Inc

10/08/15 / #20150282490

Composition comprising a biological control agent and a fungicide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one fungicide (i) selected from the group consisting of inhibitors of the ergosterol biosynthesis in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150282310

Adhesive body between conductive polymer-metal complex and substrate and method for forming the same, conductive polymer-metal complex dispersion liquid, method for manufacturing the same and method for applying the same, and method for filling hole using conductive material

. . . . . . . . . . . . A conductive polymer-metal complex becomes to be adhered simply and strongly on the surface of a substrate such as ptfe. By subjecting a solution containing a monomer which provides a conductive polymer, an anion, and a metal ions such as ag+, cu2+, cu+ and the like to an irradiation with light having an energy required for exciting an electron to an energy level capable of reducing the metal ion, such as ultraviolet light, under an appropriated condition, thereby precipitating the conductive polymer-metal complex as being dispersed in the reaction liquid. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150281763

System and method for synchronized presentation of video timeline metadata

In one embodiment, a method for broadcast state agnostic timeline metadata presentation on a companion device is implemented on a computing device and includes: receiving timeline metadata associated with a video content item in a pseudo-live mode, where the timeline metadata is received from a timeline metadata provision system according to a timeline for an original broadcast of the video content item, and presenting the timeline metadata as it is received from said timeline metadata provision system, where the presenting is in parallel to an original or non-original broadcast of the video content item playing on an associated viewing device.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150281709

Scalable video encoding rate adaptation based on perceived quality

Multi-layered video structures are scaled over a range of perceived quality levels. An estimated mean opinion score (emos)-based encoder control loop is utilized to determine one or more encoder key performance index (kpi) associated with a particular perceived quality level. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280279

Aluminum secondary battery and electronic device

An aluminum secondary battery includes a positive electrode 11, a negative electrode 12, and an electrolyte, wherein the positive electrode 11 includes an anion receptor such as polyaniline, the negative electrode 12 includes aluminum or an aluminum alloy, the electrolyte includes an aluminum salt, a sulfone, and a solvent with a dielectric constant of 20 or less, wherein the aluminum salt is typically alcl3 or the like, the sulfone is typically ethyl n-propyl sulfone or the like, and the solvent with a dielectric constant of 20 or less is typically toluene or the like.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280233

Novel electrode active material and lithium secondary battery comprising the same

Wherein 0≦x≦2, 0≦y≦0.5, 0≦z≦0.5, m is a metal or transition metal cation having an oxidation number of +2 to +4, and a is a negative monovalent or negative bivalent anion.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280148

Material for organic electroluminescent device and organic electroluminescence device including the same

In the above formula 1, x is an anion, pph3 is triphenylphosphine, and l is a substituted or unsubstituted heterocyclic ligand having 5 to 18 ring carbon.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280147

Aromatic aza-bicyclic compounds containing cu, ag, au, zn, al for use in electroluminescent devices

The present invention relates to metal complexes and electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices such as oleds, containing said metal complexes. The following compounds of formula (1) are claimed: m(l)n(l′)m, the compound of general formula (1) containing a sub-structure m(l)n of formula (2) and l representing a mono-anionic ligand. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150280129

Stretchable device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus including stretchable device

Provided are stretchable devices, methods of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatuses including the stretchable devices. A stretchable device may include first and second material layers, each including an elastomeric polymer, and an organic layer that is disposed between the first and second material layers. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150279654

Treating solution for electronic parts, and process for producing electronic parts

Wherein r5 stands for hydrogen or an alkyl or alkylene group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and x3, and x4 stands for a functional group capable of becoming an anionic ion.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150278688

Episodic and semantic memory based remembrance agent modeling method and system for virtual companions

A remembrance agent is proposed, to be hosted on a wearable computer. The remembrance agent employs a first database (wk) of knowledge about the world in the form of concept maps. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150278676

Curiosity-based emotion modeling method and system for virtual companions

The invention proposes that a software agent for assisting a user in a virtual environment defined by a first concept map, maintains a record of its experiences in the form of a second concept map. The concept maps are compared to obtain a measure of stimulation. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150277915

Instruction and logic for support of code modification

A processor includes support for executing binary-translated code including code modifications. The processor includes a processor core that includes a cache to store translation indicators from a physical map, each translation indicator to indicate whether a corresponding memory location includes translated code to be protected. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150277540

Power management for a wearable apparatus

Apparatus, systems, and/or methods may provide power management. An attachment portion may secure an apparatus to a user. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150277381

Timepiece

The present invention relates to a timepiece comprising a frame, at least one driving gear (2), and at least one tourbillon mechanism including: a first cage (4) which can rotate about a first axis (a) and on which a balance (6) and an escapement gear are pivotably mounted, said escapement gear being formed by an escape wheel and an escape pinion; a second cage (8) rotatably movable about a second axis (b) and supporting the first cage (4); and a third cage (10) rotatably movable about a third axis (c), said third cage (10) supporting the first and second cages (4, 8) and kinematically driving same. Two of the first, second and third axes (a, b, c) are perpendicular to one another, with the remaining first, second or third axis (a, b, c) forming an angle other than 0° and 90° with one of the other two axes (a, b, c).. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150277092

Phase mask imaging

Various imaging apparatuses, methods and their implementation are characterized herein. As may be implemented with one or more embodiments, a phase mask and optics operate to provide characterization of object depth and related rotational mobility of a feature corresponding to the object. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150276948

X-ray position detector and implementation in a mirror pointing servo system

An x-ray beam position and stability detector is provided having a first metal blade collinear with a second metal blade, where an edge of the first metal blade is opposite an edge of the second metal blade, where the first metal blade edge and the second metal blade edge are disposed along a centerline with respect to each other, where the metal blades are capable of photoelectron emission when exposed to an x-ray beam, a metal coating on the metal blades that is capable of enhancing the photoelectron emission, or suppressing energy-resonant contaminants, or enhancing the photoelectron emission and suppressing energy-resonant contaminants, a background shielding element having an electrode capable of suppressing photoelectron emission from spurious x-rays not contained in an x-ray beam of interest, and a photoelectron emission detector having an amplifier capable of detecting the photoelectron emission as a current signal.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150276100

Connection, fitting and production method

According to one embodiment a pipe connection comprises a connection body produced from a plastic material, the connection body having at least one projecting periphery, arranged on the end side, and having a retaining region located axially downstream of said periphery. The pipe connection further comprises a union nut produced from a metal material, the union nut pushed over the connection body and having an annular depression in a region located opposite the retaining region of the connection body. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275858

Wind turbine yaw control systems

Systems for controlling yaw rotation of a horizontal-axis wind turbine generator are provided. In one system, yaw rotation is generated by motors 10, the output torque of which is maintained substantially constant when the motor speed is within a predetermined range, so as to reduce the variation in the output torque. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275848

Energy conversion system for ocean surface waves

An energy conversion system is an apparatus used to collect the kinetic energy of incoming ocean waves and to covert that kinetic energy into electrical energy. The apparatus includes a buoyant platform and a plurality of wave-energy capturing (wec) units. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275837

Engine starting apparatus

An engine starting apparatus including a starter including a motor configured to generate a rotational force, and a pinion configured to transfer the rotational force of the motor to a ring gear. The starter is configured to crank an engine at a specific revolution-speed increase rate to increase a revolution speed of the engine to a predetermined revolution speed equal to or greater than 450 rpm. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275338

Additives for improving the castability of aluminum-boron carbide composite material

The present disclosure provides additives capable of undergoing a peritectic reaction with boron in aluminum-boron carbide composite materials. The additive may be selected from the group consisting of vanadium, zirconium, niobium, strontium, chromium, molybdenum, hafnium, scandium, tantalum, tungsten and combination thereof, is used to maintain the fluidity of the molten composite material, prior to casting, to facilitate castability.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275337

Compositions of particles comprising rare-earth oxides in a metal alloy matrix and related methods

A composition includes a metal alloy matrix comprising iron and a plurality of nanoparticles dispersed within the metal alloy matrix. Each nanoparticle of the plurality comprises an oxide of a rare-earth metal and at least one metal selected from the group consisting of tantalum, niobium, vanadium, and titanium. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275220

Carboxylated polyamine derivatives as transfection reagents

The invention provides polyamine derivatives, a use of the polyamine derivatives for the transfection of polyanions into cells, and a method of transfecting cells with a polyanion, comprising mixing said polyanion with a polyamine derivative e.g. In a buffer and treating said cells with the mixture obtained in the previous step.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275198

Compositions, methods and kits for isolating nucleic acids from body fluids using anion exchange media

This invention provides compositions and methods for rapid separation, isolation and purification of nucleic acids from biological samples using anionic exchange media. The method can utilize commercially available strong or weak anion exchanger materials with selected solutions of known ionic strength for adsorption and elution. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275174

Compositions for solubilizing cells and/or tissue

Solubilizing compositions are provided. The compositions comprise 3-(decyl dimethyl ammonio) propane sulfonate and polyoxyethylene (4) lauryl ether. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275137

Surfactant combination for improved drying

The present invention describes a dishwashing detergent containing at least four special nonionic surfactants for improving the drying of plastic wash ware. The invention further relates to the use of the dishwashing detergent in an automatic dishwashing method and to the use of the dishwashing detergent to improve the drying of plastic wash ware.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150275011

Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge and method for producing water-based ink for ink-jet recording

A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes: a water-soluble colorant; water; a water-insoluble liquid; a nonionic surfactant; and an ionic surfactant having a polarity same as that of the water-soluble colorant. The water-insoluble liquid is dispersed stably in the water by the nonionic surfactant and the ionic surfactant having the polarity same as that of the water-soluble colorant.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274899

Hydrogel forming composition and hydrogel produced therefrom

There is provided a self-supporting hydrogel that can be produced only through mixing at room temperature and that has a high mechanical strength. A hydrogel forming composition that is capable of forming a hydrogel having a self-supporting property, the hydrogel forming composition characterized by including: a water-soluble organic polymer having an organic acid salt structure or an organic acid anion structure; a silicate salt; a dispersant for the silicate salt; and a polyhydric alcohol, and having an extremely high mechanical strength.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274761

Electrochromic compound, electrochromic composition, and display element

To provide an electrochromic compound, represented by the following general formula (i): general formula (i) where x1, x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7 and x8 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a monovalent substituent; r1 and r2 are each independently a monovalent substituent; a− and b− are each independently a monovalent anion; and y is represented by the following general formula (ii) or (iii): general formula (ii) general formula (iii) where x9, x10, x12, x13, x14, x15, x16, x17, and x18 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a monovalent substituent.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274565

Method and composition for water purification and sludge dewatering

The invention relates to a method for purifying water and for dewatering sludge, comprising the following steps: bringing a surface-treated natural calcium carbonate, a natural bentonite and an anionic polymer into contact with the water or sludge, flakes being formed as a result of the agglomeration of particulate materials contained in said water or sludge, and separating said formed flakes so as to obtain purified water, or separating water in order to obtain dewatered sludge. The surface-treated natural calcium carbonate is a product of a reaction of natural calcium carbonate with an acid and carbon dioxide, which is formed in situ by the acid treatment and/or is fed from outside, and is produced as an aqueous suspension with a ph greater than 6.0 measured at 20° c. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274198

Power steering apparatus and method of assembling same

A power steering apparatus of the disclosure includes a rack shaft; a steering wheel-side pinion shaft that rotates as a steering wheel is turned; an assist side pinion shaft that is driven to rotate by a drive unit, thereby assisting the rotation of the steering wheel-side pinion shaft; and a gear housing that accommodates the rack shaft, and has a second leg portion fixed to a vehicle. The gear housing includes a first housing that accommodates a meshing portion between the rack shaft and the steering wheel-side pinion shaft; a second housing that accommodates a meshing portion between the rack shaft and the assist side pinion shaft; and a third housing that is provided with the second leg portion.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274196

Catch-up prevention method of active front steering and apparatus thereof

A catch-up prevention method of an active front steering may include (a) judging whether an output of a power steering system is required in a vehicle to which the active front steering (afs) is applied, (b) judging whether a steering angle of a steering wheel is increased to a preset predetermined angle or more, (c) judging whether an input speed of a pinion is larger than an output speed of the pinion, and (d) lowering a gear ratio of the active front steering when (a), (b) and (c) are satisfied.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274193

Steering apparatus and bearing member

A steering apparatus includes a pinion shaft, a rack shaft, a bearing member, an accommodating member and a pressing member. The pinion shaft has a pinion. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150274191

Rack for a rack-and-pinion steering system of a motor vehicle

A rack (7, 31) for a rack-and-pinion steering system of a motor vehicle, having a variable toothing (12, 13) formed from a plurality of teeth (14, 15) arranged along a rack axis for the engagement of a pinion (18, 17, 43, 44), wherein the rack (7, 31) is formed by two rack parts (8, 9, 32, 33) that are arranged movably with respect to one another and which both have an identical variable toothing (14, 15) for the engagement of a respective pinion (16, 17, 43, 44).. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150273998

Hybrid vehicle

A planetary carrier cf for a power division mechanism 3, which is provided in a power transmission system of a hybrid vehicle and linked to an input shaft 21 of an engine 1, includes stepped pinion gears each including a main pinion gear section pf1 and a subpinion gear section pf2. The main pinion gear sections pf1 mesh with a sun gear sf and a ring gear rf of the power division mechanism 3. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150273540

Cleaning solution obtained by recycling a spent solution

A cleaning solution obtained from an aqueous solution of alkaline or acid ph which has undergone at least two cleaning and recycling cycles. Each cleaning and recycling cycle includes the successive steps of heating a solution of alkaline or acid ph to a temperature above 50° c., completely cleaning the pipework of equipment fouled with organic deposits using the heated solution, and bringing the solution obtained after the cleaning steps into contact with a clay of at least one of the families selected from smectites, sepiolites, vermiculites and illites. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150273053

Methods to enhance t-cell mediated immune response

The present invention provides methods for restoring or enhancing t cell mediated immune response in individuals of middle and advanced age.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150273024

Biomarkers for h-nox delivery of oxygen

The invention provides methods to monitor tumor oxygenation by h-nox proteins. H-nox proteins extravasate into and preferentially accumulate in tumor tissue for sustained delivery of oxygen. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272993

Combined organ and hematopoietic cells for transplantation tolerance of grafts

Methods and compositions are provided for combined transplantation of a solid organ and hematopoietic cells to a recipient, where tolerance to the graft is established through development of a persistent mixed chimerism. An individual with persistent mixed chimerism, usually for a period of at least six months, is able to withdraw from the use of immunosuppressive drugs after a period of time sufficient to establish tolerance.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272969

Antimicrobial compositions and related methods

A liquid antimicrobial composition comprising an organic acid and one or more anionic surfactants is disclosed. In one embodiment, the organic acid is lactic acid and the anionic surfactant is sodium octane sulfonate. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272900

Layer-by-layer approach to co-deliver dna and sirna via aunps: a potential platform for modifying release kinetics

A layer-by-layer (lbl) system, which alternately ionically complexes anionic aunps to two unique cationic polymers (disuifide-reducible and hydrolytically degradable) and two anionic nucleic acids, is disclosed.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272853

Makeup base for skin removable with warm water

[solution] a makeup base for skin applied to the skin before applying a makeup cosmetic for skin, the makeup base comprising a water-containing aqueous phase as a continuous phase and containing: (a) a vinyl acetate polymer, (b) polyhydric alcohol, and (c) a hydrophilic nonionic surfactant, wherein (a) the vinyl acetate polymer is 0.5 to 7 mass % in the makeup base and is dispersed as particles in the aqueous phase, (b) the polyhydric alcohol is 0.5 to 5.5 parts by mass relative to 1 part by mass of (a) the vinyl acetate polymer, and (c) the hydrophilic nonionic surfactant is 1 to 5 mass % in the makeup base.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272842

Oil-rich composition and use thereof in a lightening or non-lightening direct dyeing process

The present invention relates especially to a composition for dyeing keratin fibres, in particular human keratin fibres such as the hair, comprising: (i) one or more fatty substances in a content ranging from 40% to 85% by weight relative to the total weight of the dye composition, (ii) one or more oxyethylenated fatty alcohols with an oxyethylene number of less than or equal to 10, and (iii) one or more nonionic surfactants of alkylpolyglucoside type, (iv) optionally one or more alkaline agents, (v) one or more direct dyes which are preferably cationic, anionic or neutral. The present invention also relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibres, comprising the application to the said fibres of an above mentioned composition, optionally in the presence of a composition comprising one or more chemical oxidizing agents; the dye composition possibly resulting from the mixing of several compositions. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272565

Methods for the prevention of surgical site infections

Several methods to reduce surgical site infections include inserting a surgical access device into an incision, retracting tissue, and introducing fluid into the surgical access device such that the fluid exits the surgical access device and irrigates a surgical site. Other methods do not include introducing fluid into a surgical access device but include suctioning a fluid into the surgical access device and removing the fluid from the body.. ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272316

Adjustable height desk platform

An adjustable height desk platform includes: a platform including a substantially flat work surface and a lower surface opposite to the work surface; a first leg member and a second leg member coupled to the lower surface, the first leg member and the second leg member each movable between a fully raised position and a fully lowered position; a rack and pinion gear system associated with the first leg member and the second leg member; and a latch mechanism associated with the rack and gear system, the latch mechanism adapted to selectively immobilize the rack and pinion gear system to retain the first leg member and the second leg member in the fully raised position or the fully lowered position.. . ... Conio Inc

10/01/15 / #20150272130

Composition comprising a biological control agent and a fungicide

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251 (agal no. 89/030550) and coniothyrium minitans con/m/91-08 (dsm 9660) and/or a mutant of these strains having all the identifying characteristics of the respective strain, and/or at least one metabolite produced by the respective strain that exhibits activity against nematodes, insects and/or phytopathogens, and at least one fungicide (i) selected from the group consisting of compounds capable to introduce a host defence, inhibitors of the amino acid and/or protein biosynthesis, inhibitors of the atp production, inhibitors of the cell wall synthesis, inhibitors of the lipid and membrane synthesis, inhibitors of the melanine biosynthesis, inhibitors of the nucleic acid synthesis, inhibitors of the signal transduction, compounds capable to act as an uncoupler, and other fungicides in a synergistically effective amount. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150271918

Anisotropic conductive film and method of producing the same

. . . . . . . . An anisotropic conductive film includes a first connection layer and a second connection layer formed on one side of the first connection layer. The first connection layer is obtained by photo-radical polymerization of a photo-radical polymerizable resin layer containing an acrylate compound and a photo-radical polymerization initiator. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150271496

Techniques for evaluating compressed motion video quality

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for evaluating video quality of compressed versions of a motion video to select compressed frames of that motion video without access to an uncompressed version. A device to transmit motion video includes a device scoring component to select a set of coefficients from a vector correlating temporal complexity values to sets of coefficients based on a temporal complexity of a first compressed frame of a first compressed video data, the vector derived from opinion scores associated with at least one viewing characteristic of a viewing device; and a selection component to select either the first compressed frame or a second compressed frame of a second compressed data to transmit to the viewing device based on a metric of video quality derived from the selected set of coefficients, the first and second compressed data representing a motion video. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270674

Shotgun stick

An apparatus and method is provided for a shotgun stick for manipulating, removing and installing clamps and other devices to electrical connectors on electric power distribution systems. The shotgun stick includes an elongated, electrical insulating, support rod having a working end and a holding end. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270580

Electrical storage device and method for manufacturing electrical storage devices

An electrical storage device includes a stack structure including a conductive first electrode layer, a conductive second electrode layer, a charging layer disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer, the charging layer including a mixture containing an insulating material and at least one metal oxide selected from the group consisting of niobium oxide, tantalum oxide and molybdenum oxide, and an electron barrier layer disposed between the charging layer and the second electrode layer.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270572

Polyether copolymer, crosslinkable polyether copolymer composition and electrolyte

Provided is a material which exhibits excellent ion conductivity and excellent processability and which can provide an electrolyte that exhibits excellent water-resistant shape retention properties after processing. A polyether copolymer having polyether segment blocks having cationic groups and hydrophobic polyether segment blocks. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270544

Lithium-ion secondary battery

A lithium-ion secondary battery includes: a first cathode active material having a polyanion structure which stores and releases a lithium ion; and a second cathode active material having a lithium diffusion coefficient different from a lithium diffusion coefficient of the first cathode active material. The second cathode active material has a layered rock salt-type structure. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270541

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and battery pack

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material includes monoclinic niobium-titanium composite oxide particles. The monoclinic niobium-titanium composite oxide particles contain a rutile type oxide.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270539

Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous secondary battery and method of manufacturing thereof

A positive electrode active material for non-aqueous secondary battery includes core particles containing a lithium transition metal composite oxide, and a covering layer covering, that covers a surface of the core particle. The covering layer contains niobium and carbonate ions, and the carbonate ions are present at a concentration of from 0.2 weight % to 0.4 weight %. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270537

Active material powder and method of producing the same

A method of producing an active material powder includes (i) an attachment step of obtaining a powder including an active material particle, which stores and releases lithium ions at a potential of 4.5 v or higher based on li, and a coating layer precursor, which is attached to a surface of the active material particle, by attaching an alkoxide solution containing lithium ions and niobium ions to the surface of the active material particle and drying the attached alkoxide solution; and (ii) a heating step of forming a coating layer on the surface of the active material particle by heating the powder obtained in the attachment step to be within a temperature range of 120° c. To 200° c.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270465

Nbfesb-based half-heusler thermoelectric materials and methods of fabrication and use

A thermoelectric half-heusler material comprising niobium (nb), iron (fe) and antimony (sb) wherein the material comprises grains having a mean grain size less than one micron. A method of making a nanocomposite half-heusler thermoelectric material includes melting constituent elements of the thermoelectric material to form an alloy of the thermoelectric material, comminuting (e.g., ball milling) the alloy of the thermoelectric material into nanometer scale mean size particles, and consolidating the nanometer size particles to form the half-heusler thermoelectric material comprising at least niobium (nb), iron (fe) and antimony (sb) and having grains with a mean grain size less than one micron.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150270329

Electricity storage device and method for manufacturing electricity storage device

An electricity storage device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, an electricity storage layer, and a p-type semiconductor layer. The electricity storage layer is placed between the first electrode and the second electrode. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150269506

Applicant screening

Systems and methods for screening applicants are disclosed herein. A method of screening applicants is performed by a screening server. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150268963

Execution of data-parallel programs on coarse-grained reconfigurable architecture hardware

A gpgpu-compatible architecture combines a coarse-grain reconfigurable fabric (cgrf) with a dynamic dataflow execution model to accelerate execution throughput of massively thread-parallel code. The cgrf distributes computation across a fabric of functional units. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150268930

Apparatus and method for extracting semantic topic

In accordance with a first exemplary embodiment, there is provided a method for extracting semantic topics from document sets in which opinions about an object are described using an apparatus capable of calculating a probability distribution. The method include (a) extracting word distributions about sentiment global topics and sentiment local topics; (b) extracting a global topic distribution, a local topic distribution and sentiment distributions about the global and local topics from the document sets; (c) performing statistical inference about each of the distributions extracted in the step (a) and the step (b); (d) extracting a global or local topic and a sentiment relevant to the global or local topic from the distributions of the inference performed in the step (c); and (e) extracting a word from the word distributions about sentiment global topics or sentiment local topics on the basis of the topic and sentiment extracted in the step (d).. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150268921

Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing musical compositions

Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing music are provided, particularly systems and methods employing a top-down process, where the user is provided with a musical composition that may be modified and interacted with and played and/or stored (for later play). The system preferably is provided in a handheld form factor, and a graphical display is provided to display status information, graphical representations of musical lanes or components which preferably vary in shape as musical parameters and the like are changed for particular instruments or musical components such as a microphone input or audio samples. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150268788

Multiple system interoperable interactive graphical user interface with upgradable, exchanable, and user removable central processing unit card

A computer implemented method in conjunction with a touch screen companion computer device which provides an interactive graphical user interface interoperable with each of a plurality of computer systems and accommodates an upgradable, exchangeable, and user removable central processing unit (cpu) card that includes all major components such as the microprocessor, ram, flash memory, all critical chips, sd card and simm card connectors and other critical components, a touch screen computer enclosure device which includes all major external connectors and hardware such as power connector, battery, wireless radio antennas, usb connectors, hdmi, the lcd and other common features, and one or more programs which detect wired or wireless connections, connected device types, active running applications on the remote connected plurality of computer devices, and configuring the touch screen companion device based on user preferences, predefined configurations, or configuration files provided by computer applications being used.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150268142

Method of analysing a cell or other biological material containing a nucleic acid

According to the invention there is provided a compound of formula (x) in which: a is a c2-c8 alkylene group; r1, r2, r3, and r4 are independently selected from hydrogen, c1-4 alkyl, c2-4 dihydroxyalkyl in which the carbon atom attached to the nitrogen atom does not carry a hydroxyl group and no carbon atom is substituted by two hydroxyl groups, or r2 and r3 together form a c2-6 alkylene group which with the nitrogen atom to which r2 and r3 are attached forms a heterocyclic ring; x1, x2 and x3 are independently selected from hydrogen, hydroxyl, nr1—a—nr2r3r4+(zm-)1/m, for halogeno amino, c1-4 alkoxy or c2-8 alkanoyloxy; and (zm-)1/m is an anion of charge m; or a derivative in which the group nr1 is quaternarised.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267726

Two-dimensional magnetic trap arrays for droplet control

A magnetic trap droplet controller is provided that includes a solid substrate, a controller operated by an appropriately programmed computer, a two-dimensional distribution of magnetized domains disposed on a surface of the solid substrate, a fluid chamber disposed above the two-dimensional distribution of magnetized domains, and an active magnet, where the active magnet is disposed to provide a dynamic magnetic field in-plane with the solid substrate, where the dynamic magnetic field controls north and south poles of the two-dimensional distribution of magnetized domains according to the controller, where a fluid under test that is disposed in a carrier fluid that is disposed in the fluid chamber propagates according to the controlled north and south poles of the two-dimensional distribution of the magnetized domains.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267701

Motor-pump unit

A motor pump unit comprises an electric motor and a reversible internal gear machine. The latter has a multi-part housing in which an externally toothed pinion and an internally toothed hollow gear are arranged. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267384

Positioning structure of water supply hose for pull-out faucet

A positioning structure of a water supply hose for a pull-out faucet contains: a faucet body including an outlet; a water supply hose accommodated in the faucet body so as to supply water and including an outlet segment; a spraying head connected with the outlet segment of the water supply hose and being pulled outwardly and retracted inwardly with the water supply hose; a magnetic attraction device including a first connecting member and a second connecting member which magnetically attract with each other. The first connecting member is disposed in the outlet, the second connecting member is mounted on an outlet segment, the second connecting member retracts back to its original position with the water supply hose and the spraying head and moves into the outlet so as to magnetically attract with the first connecting member, hence the water supply hose and the spraying head are magnetically attracted and fixed.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267383

Positioning structure of water supply hose for pull-out faucet

A positioning structure of a water supply hose for a pull-out faucet contains: a faucet body including an outlet; a water supply hose accommodated in the faucet body so as to supply water and including an outlet segment; a spraying head connected with the outlet segment of the water supply hose and being pulled outwardly and retracted inwardly with the water supply hose; a magnetic attraction device including a first connecting member and a second connecting member which magnetically attract with each other. The first connecting member is disposed in the outlet, the second connecting member is mounted on an outlet segment, the second connecting member retracts back to its original position with the water supply hose and the spraying head and moves into the outlet so as to magnetically attract with the first connecting member, hence the water supply hose and the spraying head are magnetically attracted and fixed.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267265

Nanoliter qpcr platform for parallel quantitative assessment of reductive dehalogenase genes

Combinations of reductive dehalogenase (rdh) genes are a distinguishing genomic feature of closely-related organohalogen-respiring bacteria. This feature can be used to deconvolute the population structure of organohalogen-respiring bacteria in complex environments and to identify relevant subpopulations, which is important for tracking interspecies dynamics needed for successful site remediation. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267245

Preservation of biological materials in non-aqueous fluid media

The invention provides compositions and methods for preserving a biological material—such as a protein, a nucleic acid or a biological sample, or any combination thereof—in a substantially water-free, nonionic or ionic organic solvent. Improved preservation, including for example the stability and/or the solubility of the biological material in the substantially water-free fluid medium, is achieved with compositions comprising one or more substances (e.g., an antioxidant) described in the disclosure, and/or a metal salt. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267159

Light-degradable material, substrate, and method for patterning the substrate

(where r2 to r4 are saturated linear alkyl groups; x is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group; z is a carbanionor a sulfo anion; q is an ester bond group, a phosphodiester bond group, an amido bond group, an alkylene group, or an phenylene group or a combination of these divalent groups; m1 is an integer of 1 to 200, and n is an integer of 1 to 10).. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267141

Subcritical water assisted oil extraction and green coal production from oilseeds

Provided herein are methods of optimizing energy recovery from oilseeds. The methods disclosed provide at least the ability to swell oilseeds and disrupt the cell walls (hulls) without changing the functionality and quality of oil; the process integration of oil extraction and green coal production to maximize the energy recovery in the form of crude oil and green coal from oilseeds; and heat integration during processing stages including subcritical water pretreatment, oil extraction, and subcritical water carbonization to minimize the process heat requirement.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267105

Anionic polysaccharide polymers for viscosified fluids

Anionic polysaccharide polymers, derived from kelp may be used in additive compositions, and fluid compositions for viscosifying a base fluid, such as an aqueous-based fluid, a non-aqueous based fluid, and combinations thereof. In a non-limiting embodiment, a breaker additive may be used to break the viscosity of the viscosified fluid composition, which may have or include a breaker agent to break the viscosified fluid composition.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267104

Ultra-low-tension compositions and their use in enhanced oil recovery

In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to compositions for enhanced oil recovery. In some embodiments, such compositions include: (1) a first agent, wherein the first agent acts as a foam booster; (2) a second agent, wherein the second agent includes a sulfonated or sulfated anionic surfactant; a (3) a third agent, wherein the third agent includes an alkoxylated and anionic surfactant; and (4) a base liquid. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267084

Slurry for chemical-mechanical polishing of metals and use thereof

A composition and a method for chemical mechanical polishing. The composition includes a surfactant anion an alkyl alcohol and a diluent. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150267007

Hydrogel forming composition and hydrogel produced therefrom

There is provided a hydrogel having a self-supporting property that can be produced only through mixing at room temperature, and there is provided a method by which the hydrogel can be manufactured by using industrially easily available raw materials. A hydrogel-forming composition that is capable of forming a hydrogel having a self-supporting property, the hydrogel-forming composition characterized by including: a water-soluble organic polymer having an organic acid salt structure or an organic acid anion structure; a silicate salt; and a dispersant for the silicate salt, having a weight average molecular weight of 200 to 20,000 and having hydrolysis resistance.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266989

Graft polymers for enhanced intracellular delivery of antisense molecules

Innovative graft polymers designed for the efficient delivery of antisense molecules into biological cells and for maintaining the biological activity of these molecules while in serum and other aqueous environments are provided. Such polymers may comprise an anionic graft polymer comprising an anionic polymer backbone with pendant carboxylic acid groups and pendant chains comprising amphipathic or hydrophilic polymers covalently bonded to a portion of said pendant carboxylic acid groups. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266936

Conjugated knottin mini-proteins containing non-natural amino acids

Disclosed are knottin peptides containing non-natural amino acids so that they can be formed by chemical conjugation into two or more knottin monomers. The knottin monomers comprise a non-natural amino acid such as an aminooxy residue within the polypeptide sequence. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266818

Compounds and their synthesis

The present invention relates to sulfonium salts of formula (i): (i), their preparation, and utility as precursors for preparing functionalised organic compounds, wherein r1 and r2 are the same or different and each is independently selected from an optionally substituted aryl group, an optionally substituted alkynyl group, an optionally substituted alkenyl group, an optionally substituted alkyl group, an optionally substituted cycloalkyl group, an optionally substituted cycloalkenyl group, an optionally substituted aralkyl group, an optionally substituted arylalkenyl group, an optionally substituted heteroaryl group, an optionally substituted heterocyclyl group, an optionally substituted amine, an optionally substituted alkoxy group, an optionally substituted thioether group, an optionally substituted phosphine group, an optionally substituted boron species, an optionally substituted carbene, an organometallic moiety, and a halide, or r1 and r2 are joined together to form an optionally substituted sulfur-containing ring; w is a bond, an optionally substituted alkynylene group, an optionally substituted alkenylene group, and optionally substituted alkylene group, an optionally substituted heterocyclyl group, an optionally substituted aryl group or an optionally substituted heteroaryl group; r3 is a moiety comprising at least one basic group, provided that when r3 does not contain any carbon atoms, w is not a bond; x is an anionic species; and n is an integer selected from 1 to 5.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266542

Wheel hub motor for an electric bicycle and electric bicycle comprising said wheel hub motor

Wheel hub motor (1) for an electric bicycle, comprising: a fixed shaft (2) which can be associated with a frame of an electric bicycle; a hub shell (3) which is rotatable with respect to said fixed shaft (3) and can be incorporated in a wheel structure (100) of said electric bicycle; an electric motor (4) being housed inside said hub shell (3), said motor having an internal stator (40) rigidly connected to the fixed shaft (2) and an external rotor (41) rotatably movable with respect thereto, and a reduction unit (5) which kinematically connects the rotation of said external rotor (41) to that of said hub shell (3) and which comprises two reduction stages arranged alongside each other in the axial direction inside the hub shell (3): a first reduction stage (50) comprising at least one first pinion (51), rigidly connected to the external rotor (41) and coaxial with the fixed shaft (2) and meshing with at least one first gear (52) rigidly connected to an eccentric shaft (53) mounted on an intermediate member; and a second reduction stage (55) comprising at least one second pinion (56) rigidly connected to said eccentric shaft (53) and meshing with a second gear (57) rigidly connected to said hub shell (3).. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266500

Steering apparatus and housing

A housing extends in an axial direction of a rack shaft connected to a pinion shaft so as to cover at least the rack shaft, and has an end portion on which a cover member is fitted to cover the end portion. The housing includes a holding portion that has an inner side sinking in a radial direction of the housing, and holds the cover member, and a plurality of convex portions that protrude in the radial direction of the housing, and are circumferentially disposed on a downstream side of the holding portion in a fit-in direction of the cover member, while separating from the holding portion by a predetermined distance in the fit-in direction.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266156

Working head moving device

The working head moving device adopted in the working apparatus for machining workpiece supported by the work setting section having the underside-abutting portion and the side-abutting portion can maintain proper machining conditions with adaptability to decrease in size of workpiece entailed by proceeding of machining, can perform machining on workpiece with high uniformity and precision, and can move the working head without causing damage to workpiece. There is provided the head moving system for moving the working head between the working-state position and the retracted-state position, and the head moving system has the trunnion support portion which allows the working head to rock about its oscillation axis perpendicular to the rotation axis of the rotary tool when the working head is pressed against workpiece in conformity with decrease of workpiece size entailed by proceeding of machining, thereby maintaining the angle of intersection of workpiece-contacted surface and the rotation axis invariant.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150266015

Metal-supported anion exchange resins and method of remediating toxic anions using the same

Provided are a method of removing a perchlorate ion (clo4−) and a nitrate ion (no3−) which are toxic anions in wastewater using an anion-exchange resin on which a metal is supported, and more particularly an anion-exchange resin on which a hydrogen activating metal is supported or a hydrogen activating metal and a secondary metal are supported together and a method of removing toxic anions using the same. The toxic anions may be efficiently ion-exchanged and removed using an anion-exchange resin supporting a reduction catalyst, the regeneration of the anion-exchange resin may be facilitated, and the consumption of energy and the reducing agent may be reduced, thereby being usable in removal of toxic anions from an actual water purification system.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265854

Ion source method and apparatus used in conjunction with a charged particle cancer therapy system

As part of a charged particle cancer therapy system, a negative ion source is used to generate and accelerate an anion, such a c−, and to convert the anion to a cation, such as c6+, through use of one or more electron extraction subsystems. Initially, an electric field is pulsed across a magnetic field to generate the c− anion. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265747

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

A method for preparing placenta membrane tissue grafts for medical use, includes obtaining a placenta from a subject, cleaning the placenta, separating the chorion tissue from the amniotic membrane, mounting a selected layer of either the chorion tissue or the amniotic membrane onto a drying fixture, dehydrating the selected layer on the drying fixture, and cutting the selected layer into a plurality of tissue grafts. Preferably, the drying fixture includes grooves or raised edges that define the outer contours of each desired tissue graft, after they are cut, and further includes raised or indented logos that emboss the middle area of the tissue grafts during dehydration and that enables an end user to distinguish the top from the bottom side of the graft. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265628

Genomic testing for effective therapies and determination of dosing strategy

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to methods for calculating a dosing regimen that is tailored specifically to the genetic and metabolic profile of a particular patient. In some embodiments, the dosing regimen is related to administration of the antipsychotic drug clozapine, and the tailoring of the regimen reduces risk of adverse side effects.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265535

Sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate of cationic pharmacologically active substance and pharmaceutical composition comprising the same

Disclosed is a sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate, comprising: a) at least one liquid crystal former; b) at least one neutral phospholipid; c) at least one liquid crystal hardener; and d) at least one anionic anchoring agent, wherein the sustained-release pre-concentrate exists as a lipid liquid phase in the absence of aqueous fluid and forms into a liquid crystal upon exposure to aqueous fluid. The sustained-release lipid pre-concentrate is configured to enhance the sustained release of cationic pharmacologically active substance through ionic interaction between the anionic anchoring agent and the cationic pharmacologically active substance.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265507

Mascara formulation

Disclosed is an oil-in-water anionic emulsion for eyelashes, and methods for its use, comprising a continuous phase comprising 35 to 55% by weight of water based on the total weight of the emulsion, a discontinuous phase comprising 15 to 25% by weight of a combination of waxes, wherein the combination of waxes comprises paraffin wax, carnauba wax, beeswax, and candelilla wax based on the total weight of the emulsion, and 5 to 15% by weight of the emulsion of an anionic surfactant system comprising stearic acid, palmitic acid, myristic acid, polyethylene glycol-40 (peg-40) stearate, and stearyl stearate, wherein the oil-in-water anionic emulsion is capable of thickening the appearance of eyelashes.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265448

System for reshaping skull

The present invention relates to a system intended to aid in the surgical correction of malformed regions of the skull by reshaping bone pieces, particularly in remodeling a skull. The present invention provides a system intended to aid in the surgical correction of a skull, particularly of craniosynostosis, wherein the system shall be based around a set of disposable three-dimensional skull templates, but it is also within the scope of the invention to use skull templates, which are sterilisable and can be re-used. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265380

Companion engineering and manufacturing processes (cemp) to optimize multi-layered zirconia crowns

A companion engineering and manufacturing process to optimize multi-layered zirconia crowns, and improved substructure are provided.. . ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150265183

Method for testing oral malodor

The present invention relates to a method for testing oral malodor, in particular oral malodor from onion and garlic. Described herein are methods for testing the efficacy of an oral care composition to reduce oral malodor, the method comprising the steps of: a) cleaning at least a part of the oral cavity with an oral care composition; b) testing a first sample of exhaled breath from the cleaned oral cavity to provide a first test result representing a first amount of at least one oral malodor component detected in the exhaled breath; c) exposing the oral cavity to an oral malodor material including or capable of forming the at least one oral malodor component; and d) testing a second sample of exhaled breath from the oral cavity to provide a second test result representing a second amount of the at least one oral malodor component detected in the exhaled breath.. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150264922

Cationic micelles with anionic polymeric counterions methods thereof

The invention relates to polymer-micelle complex. The polymer-micelle complexes include a positively charged micelle selected from the group consisting of a monomeric quaternary ammonium compound, a monomeric biguanide compound, and mixtures thereof. ... Conio Inc

09/24/15 / #20150264906

Fishing spinning reel

One object is to provide a fishing spinning reel which ensures the concentricity of the spool shaft with respect to the pinion gear and enables the spool shaft to be smoothly and accurately reciprocated back and forth without rattling during rotational operation of the handle. The fishing spinning reel includes a support member supporting the front end of the spool shaft and having a concentric fitting portion for achieving concentricity with respect to the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150264468

Joiner for a receiver assembly

. . . . A multiple receiver assembly comprising at least a first spout-less receiver comprising a sound output opening; and a joiner. The joiner comprises a mounting plate portion having a first surface and an opposite second surface, the mounting plate further defining a mounting plane; first engagement means for engaging the first spout-less receiver at the first surface; and a spout portion comprising at least one sound channel extending through the spout portion. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150263947

Secondary lookup for scaling datapath architecture beyond integrated hardware capacity

Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method for routing an incoming packet to a destination, the method including: receiving, at a network device, the incoming packet; determining a destination address of the packet; determining that the destination address is not included in a routing table on the network device; sending a message to a companion device, wherein the message includes the destination address; receiving from the companion device, at the network device, a routing indicator for the destination address; and sending the packet towards a destination consistent with the routing indicator.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150263349

Battery

Provided is a battery having a higher charge-discharge capacity density than conventional batteries, and exhibiting excellent charge-discharge cycle properties and charge-discharge efficiency. This battery (1) is provided with a positive electrode (2), a negative electrode (3), and an electrolyte solution which lies between the positive electrode (2) and the negative electrode (3) and which comprises an electrolyte, the positive electrode (2) containing rubeanic acid or a rubeanic acid derivative as an active material, and the molar concentration of the electrolyte in the electrolytic solution being greater than 1.0 mol/l. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262321

Parallel approximation of distance maps

Method for parallel approximation of distance maps on a discrete representation of a manifold, the method comprising: for at least one euclidean grid applied on the discrete representation of a manifold, iterating over rows of the euclidean grid in a first direction, and for each row currently visited during the iterating in the first direction, calculating a distance value for each single cell of the currently visited row in parallel, wherein the calculating is carried out according to a predefined approximation rule, using a distance value calculated for each one of respective cells of a row visited immediately before the currently visited row, wherein the cells of the row visited before the currently visited row are adjacent to the single cell in the euclidean grid.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262248

Digital prescreen targeted marketing system and method

A system and method for electronically providing targeted marketing to a targeted individual is disclosed. An plurality of individuals prescreened to be targeted with targeted marketing is created but such individuals are anonymous to the offerer of the targeting marketing until the offerer is provided with an indication that each targeted individual has been authenticated and is among those that have been prescreened to receive the offer, at which time the offerer may electronically provide and fulfill the offer.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262183

Systems and methods for providing populated transaction interfaces based on system-generated triggers

The disclosed embodiments include methods and systems that automatically populate interfaces facilitating electronic transactions. In one embodiment, a system may detect an system-generated event triggering an account transfer transaction. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262182

Systems and methods for providing populated transaction interfaces based on contextual triggers

The disclosed embodiments include methods and systems that automatically populate interfaces facilitating electronic transactions. In one embodiment, a system may identify a contextual event triggering an account transfer transaction. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262181

Systems and methods for providing populated transaction interfaces based on user-generated triggers

The disclosed embodiments include methods and systems that automatically populate interfaces facilitating electronic transactions. In one embodiment, a system may detect an action of a first user that triggers an account transfer transaction. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262180

System and method for authorizing a debit transaction without user authentication

A method of authorizing a debit transaction involves a server receiving from a debit terminal a message requesting authorization for a debit transaction. The message includes a credential provided by a payment token interfaced with the debit terminal. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150262056

Universal, online learning in multi-modal perception-action semilattices

In one embodiment, the present invention provides a method for interconnecting neurons in a neural network. At least one node among a first set of nodes is interconnected to at least one node among a second set of nodes, and nodes of the first and second set are arranged in a lattice. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150261913

Method and system for identifying clinical phenotypes in whole genome dna sequence data

High throughput sequencing has facilitated a precipitous drop in the cost of whole genome human dna sequencing, prompting predictions of a revolution in medicine via personalization of diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to individual genetics. Disclosed is a comprehensive series of methods for identification of genetic variants and medical genotypes, phasing genetic data and using mendelian inheritance for quality control, and providing predictive genetic information about risk for rare disease phenotypes and response to pharmacological therapy in single individuals and father-mother-child trios.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150261840

Dynamically indentifying and preventing skewed partitions in a shared-nothing database

Dynamically identifying and preventing skewed partitions in a shared-nothing database is provided. The database management system software receives a parameter for identifying a threshold value associated with at least one distribution key value. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150261835

Companion experience

Various embodiments provide a so-called companion experience in which content consumed on a primary screen can serve as a source for an automatic search that returns related content that can be presented on an auxiliary screen. The companion experience can be considered to reside in a layer that can be moved across different screens. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150261816

Dynamically indentifying and preventing skewed partitions in a shared-nothing database

Dynamically identifying and preventing skewed partitions in a shared-nothing database is provided. The database management system software receives a parameter for identifying a threshold value associated with at least one distribution key value. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260723

Companion diagnostics for tec family kinase inhibitor therapy

The invention provides methods, assays and systems for determining the efficacy of a tec family kinase inhibitor on a target kinase. The methods, assays and systems relate to determining the occupancy of a target kinase by a tec family kinase inhibitor (e.g., btk inhibitors). ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260616

Devices for automated sample collection, quantificatoin, and detection for insect borne bio-agent surveillance

Devices and methods for insect surveillance are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to devices for collecting samples of salivary fluid from insects and multiplexed high-throughput methods of screening insect samples for specific insect species, genetically modified strains, and insect-borne pathogens. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260512

Baseball pitch quality determination method and apparatus

The disclosure provides for systems and methods for determining a pitch rating for a pitch in baseball. The pitch rating can be configured to be indicative of a quality of breaking and non-breaking pitches. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260144

Engine starter

The engine starter includes a pinion-mobile component which is linked to an output shaft by a helical spline and can be slid in a shaft direction, in a state where the pinion-mobile component includes; an overrunning clutch which is idled when the pinion gear, which is engaged to the ring gear, is driven by the engine via the ring gear so as to be rotated at a rotational speed which is higher than a rotational speed of the output shaft; and a breaking mechanism in which the overrunning clutch breaks a transmission of a torque, which is generated in accordance with a rotation of the motor and is transmitted to the ring gear, when a value of the torque is a predetermined condition value with respect to a direction where the torque is transmitted to the ring gear.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260141

Engine starter unit

An engine starter unit for starting an engine, includes a starter, a first controller, and a prohibiting means. The starter includes a motor generating a rotary force and a pinion transmitting the rotary force generated by the motor to the engine, the starter cranking the engine up to an engine speed of 450 rpm or more in a drive on state. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260093

Variable compression ratio engine

A system and method for providing a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system can include a plurality of hollow head bolts for coupling the cylinder head and block of an internal combustion engine. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150260023

System and method for thermally treating a subsurface formation by a heated molten salt mixture

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and system for pyrolyzing kerogen or mobilizing bitumen using thermal energy of a carbonate molten salt mixture having a melting point of at most 395 degrees celsius or at most 390 degrees celsius or at most 385 degrees celsius. The carbonate molten salt may include lithium cations (e.g. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259984

Automated drilling/service rig apparatus

An automated rig apparatus for drilling or servicing a well is provided. The apparatus can include a motor vehicle having a frame, and a hinged derrick mast pivotally attached to the frame. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259910

Mutual tie block system means of geometric bodies

The next invention relates a mutual tie block system to create a monolithic shape applicable in construction, toy industry and almost any application. This block is built by a polyhedrical body (1) with a rectangular parallelepiped shape with a group of wedges located in the lower size of the block (2) and boreholes upon the faces of the block. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259771

High strength low alloy steel and method of manufacturing

The present invention relates to a wrought, quenched and tempered, fine-grained, with deep hardenability, high strength and low alloy steel having a sum of the alloying elements: nickel, molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium, titanium, and niobium in weight percentage of 1.60% maximum in the first embodiment; vanadium, titanium, and niobium in weight percentage of 0.40% maximum in the second embodiment; titanium and niobium in weight percentage of 0.10% in the third embodiment. The air melted and hot forged steel of the first embodiment has hardness of hrc 55, an ultimate tensile strength of 300 ksi, a yield strength of 257 ksi, a total elongation of 9%, a reduction of area of 32%, and charpy v-notch impact toughness energy of 15 ft-lb after normalizing, gas quenching, and tempering at 450° f.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259719

Enzymatic hydrolysis of old corrugated cardboard (occ) fines from recycled linerboard mill waste rejects

A significant fraction of short fibers (fines) is produced while recycling old corrugated containerboards (occ), which are usually rejected as solid waste stream, requiring landfilling and posing environmental problems. The major component of these fines rejects are primarily cellulose that can be hydrolyzed into sugars for possible fermentation into biofuels, bioplastics or other sugar based products. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259678

Hydroxylated polyamine derivatives as transfection reagents

The invention provides hydroxylated polyamine derivatives, their use for the transfection of polyanions into cells, and a method of transfecting cells with a polyanion, comprising mixing said polyanion with said hydroxylated polyamine derivative in a buffer and treating said cells with the mixture obtained in the previous step.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259670

System for optical stimulation of target cells

Various systems and methods are implemented for controlling stimulus of a cell. One such method is implemented for optical stimulation of a cell expressing a nphr ion pump. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259627

Detergent composition

A composition comprising an amine oxide, a nonionic surfactant, and a perfume formulation.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259622

Detergent composition

A composition comprising an amine oxide, a nonionic surfactant, an aminoalcohol solvent, and an alkali metal salt.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259566

Methods for providing a low gloss polyurethane coating on a substrate

Disclosed are methods for coating a substrate. These methods include: (a) preparing a two-component coating composition by mixing a first component and a second component to make a mixture thereof, and (b) depositing the mixture over the substrate to form a film having a 60° gloss of no more than 35 gloss units (measured according to astm d523-89). ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259563

Water-based polypropylene coating having water resistance

Water-based coating compositions, coated substrates, and methods for adhering a polypropylene layer to a substrate. The coating compositions include a c2-c3 maleated polyolefin, a non-ionic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, and an amine. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259562

Controlled crosslinking of latex polymers with polyfunctional amines

The latex polymer compositions of the present invention exhibit latent crosslinking properties. Latent crosslinking in the polymers takes advantage of the fast interaction between the anionic latex charge and the cationic charge associated with polyfunctional amine crosslinkers. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259559

Compositions containing derivatized polyamines

Disclosed herein are aqueous coating compositions containing an anionically stabilized polymer, one or more derivatized polyamines, and a volatile base. Coating compositions can further include one or more additional copolymers, which may or may not be anionically stabilized, and/or additional additives, including pigments, defoamers, pigment dispersing agents, thickeners, surfactants, and combinations thereof. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259409

Anti-blys antibody

The present invention belongs to the field of biopharmaceutics. Disclosed is an anti-blys antibody. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259387

Production of a hcmv based vaccine in human amniocyte cell lines

The present invention relates to a method for the production of human cytomegalovirus (hcmv) particles, the method including the steps of: (a) contacting and thereby infecting a permanent human amniocyte cell with hcmv, (b) incubating the amniocyte cell, (c) allowing expression of hcmv particles, and (d) isolating of the hcmv particles, wherein the permanent human amniocyte cell expresses the adenoviral gene products e1a and e1b and wherein the amniocyte cells are cultured in serum free medium. Furthermore, the present invention relates to hcmv particles produced by the method of the present invention as well as to a hcmv based vaccine comprising the hcmv particles, the use of the hcmv particles for use in the preparation of a hcmv based vaccine and the hcmv particles for use in the preparation of a therapeutic or diagnostic agent for the prevention or treatment of a hcmv related disease.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259225

Ion separation device and method formed by magnetic field and ion exchange membranes

The present invention discloses an ion separation device formed by a magnetic field and ion exchange membranes, comprising a magnetic field, anion exchange membranes (3, 10) and cation exchange membranes (4, 9), a main fluid flowing partition, a forward main fluid passage, a reverse main fluid passage and side solution passages. The present invention also discloses an ion separation method formed by a magnetic field and ion exchange membranes: in the presence of a magnetic field, anions of a flowing electrolyte solution pass through the anion exchange membranes (3, 10) while cations of the flowing electrolyte solution pass through the cation exchange membranes (4, 9), cations of an electrolyte solution in the adjacent passages pass through the cation exchange membranes (4, 9) while anions of the electrolyte solution in the adjacent passages pass through the anion exchange membranes (3, 10), and finally electrical property neutralization is respectively completed in the high-concentration solution on two sides. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259200

Method of use of an ionic liquid for storing hydrogen

A method releases hydrogen by forming a second ionic liquid from a first ionic liquid by releasing hydrogen from the first ionic liquid by exposing the second ionic liquid to water and a catalyst. The first ionic liquid includes a cation and an anion including a borohydride. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150259199

System and method for extracting and collecting substances from a molecular combination

A system and process are provided for extracting a substance from a molecular combination. The process comprises heating the molecular combination to dissociate the molecular combination into cations and anions, moving the cations and anions through a magnetic field to separate cations and anions, and isolating cations from anions with a barrier. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258540

Chromatography media and method

Adsorptive media for chromatography, particularly ion-exchange chromatography, derived from a shaped fiber. In certain embodiments, the functionalized shaped fiber presents a fibrillated or ridged structure which greatly increases the surface area of the fibers when compared to ordinary fibers. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258468

Prefilter system for biological systems

The present invention is to a prefilter for affinity chromatography columns. The prefilter, positioned upstream of the column inlet, reduces the presence of non-specific binding (nsb) species that enter the system, thereby extending the yield, capacity and lifetime of the column. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258292

Devices and methods for prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia

Described herein are devices and methods for preventing ventilator associated pneumonia following intubating a patient with an endotracheal tube (ett). Secretions that accumulate in the trachea above the ett cuff are wicked out of the patient.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258219

Electrostatic-bonding-type vesicle including metal microparticles

(d) an amino acid polymer (ii) having an anionic segment.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258212

Layered double hydroxides

The invention relates to layered double hydroxide (ldh) materials and in particular to new methods of preparing improved ldh materials which have intercalated active anionic compounds (improved ldh-active anion materials). The improved ldh-active anion materials are characterised by their high degree of robustness, demonstrated by their high particle robustness factor values, and by their ability to retain substantially all of the intercalated active anionic compound, in the absence of ion exchange conditions and/or at ph>4.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258137

Plasma and brain pharmacokinetics of previously unexplored lithium salts

Despite its narrow therapeutic window, lithium is regarded as the gold standard comparator and benchmark treatment for mania. Attempts to find new drugs with similar therapeutic activities have yielded new chemical entities. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150258079

Cosmetic or dermatological preparation for prophylaxis and/or treatment of atopic dermatitis

Agonists for the trpm-8 receptor, more particularly one or more substances selected from the group of, for example, linalool, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, ws-3 (n-ethyl-p-menthane-3-carboxamide), ws-23 (2-isopropyl-n,2,3-trimethylbutyramide), frescolat mag (1,4-dioxaspiro[4.5]decane-2-methanol), frescolat ml (menthyl lactate), coolact p (5-methyl-2-prop-1-en-2-ylcyclohexan-1-ol) and cooling agent 10 (menthoxypropanediol), for use as medicaments to counter atopic dermatitis.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257995

Dye gloss agent with special cationic pigments, tensides and polymers

The invention relates to an agent for dyeing keratinic fibers, particularly human hair, containing in a cosmetic base (a) at least one cationic anthraquinone derivative of formula (i) wherein r1, r2, r3 stand independently of one another for a c1-c6 alkyl group, n stands for an integer from 2 to 8 and a− for a physiologically compatible anion, (b) at least one further cationic direct dyeing pigment, different from formula (i), (c) at least one amphoteric and/or zwitterionic surfactant and (d) at least one cationic polymer.. . ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257993

Dyeing composition comprising a fatty substance, a non-ionic guar gum, an amphoteric surfactant and a non-ionic or anionic surfactant, and an oxidizing agent, dyeing process and suitable device

The subject of the present invention is a composition for dyeing human keratin fibres such as the hair, comprising: (a) at least one oxidation dye precursor; (b) at least one first amphoteric or zwitterionic surfactant; (c) at least one second non-ionic or anionic surfactant; (d) one or more fatty substances; (e) at least one cationic polymer; (f) at least one non-ionic guar gum; (g) at least one oxidizing agent other than atmospheric oxygen. The present invention also relates to a process for dying human keratin fibres, in which this composition is applied to said fibres, and also to a suitable multicompartment device.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257908

Indwelling body lumen expander

Indwelling body lumen expanders which allow for the maintenance and patency of a body lumen, such as the prostatic urethra to relieve urethral obstruction, are described. Because the one or more expanders are configured to be relatively larger in diameter than the diameter of the body lumen, the expanders may become invaginated into the lumen wall thus enabling the prostheses to avoid fluid exposure which in turn prevent the prostheses from becoming encrusted or calcified.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257680

Systems and methods for monitoring heart function

Characteristics of a user's heart are detected. In accordance with an example embodiment, a ballistocardiogram (bcg) sensor is used to detect heart characteristics of a user, and provide a bcg output indicative of the detected heart characteristics. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257415

Flavour additives

The present invention relates to the use of one or more nucleotides selected from the group consisting of gmp (guanosine monophosphate) and imp (inosine monophosphate), a first amino acid selected from the group consisting of alanine, histidine and glycine or a mixture thereof; a second amino acid selected from the group consisting of proline and threonine or a mixture thereof; and furaneol for increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal. The invention also relates to a pet foodstuff or supplement comprising one or more nucleotides selected from the group consisting of gmp and imp, a first amino acid selected from the group consisting of alanine, histidine and glycine or a mixture thereof; a second amino acid selected from the group consisting of proline and threonine or a mixture thereof; and furaneol, and also to a method of increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal.. ... Conio Inc

09/17/15 / #20150257412

Flavour additives

The present invention relates to the use of a first amino acid selected from the group consisting of glycine, alanine, cysteine, histidine, leucine, methionine, phenylalanine, serine, tryptophan and tyrosine or a mixture of two or more thereof; a second amino acid selected from the group consisting of aspartic acid, cystine, glutamic acid, glutamine, isoleucine, lysine, aspartic acid, ornithine, threonine, valine, proline and hydroxyproline or a mixture of two or more thereof and one or more furanones for increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal. The invention also relates to a pet foodstuff or supplement comprising a first amino acid selected from the group consisting of glycine, alanine, cysteine, histidine, leucine, methionine, phenylalanine, serine, tryptophan and tyrosine or a mixture of two or more thereof; a second amino acid selected from the group consisting of aspartic acid, cystine, glutamic acid, glutamine, isoleucine, lysine, aspartic acid, ornithine, threonine, valine, proline and hydroxyproline or a mixture of two or more thereof and one or more furanones, and also to a method of increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150256496

Systems and methods for communicating opinions about and/or to individuals and/or organizations

. . Systems and methods allow users to communicate opinions about one or more organizations directly to the one or more organizations. Specifically, a user may communicate praise and/or a grievance relating to an organization. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150256178

Pure memristive logic gate

According to an embodiment of the invention there is provided a device and method. The device may include a pure memristive logic gate, wherein the pure memristive logic gate consists essentially of at least one input memristive device and an output memristive device that is coupled to and differs from the at least one memristive device; wherein the pure memristive device is controlled by a single control voltage.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150255803

Polyarene mediators for mediated redox flow battery

The fundamental charge storage mechanisms in a number of currently studied high energy redox couples are based on intercalation, conversion, or displacement reactions. With exception to certain metal-air chemistries, most often the active redox materials are stored physically in the electrochemical cell stack thereby lowering the practical gravimetric and volumetric energy density as a tradeoff to achieve reasonable power density. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150255222

Polymerization liquid, conductive polymer film obtained from polymerization liquid, and solid electrolytic capacitor

Provided is a polymerization liquid for electropolymerization, which uses a solvent that is mainly composed of water, which is greatly increased in the amount of a monomer contained therein, and which is capable of quickly forming a conductive polymer layer having high conductivity and heat resistance, a polymerization liquid for electropolymerization of the present invention contains: a solvent that is composed of 100-80% by mass of water and 0-20% by mass of an organic solvent; at least one monomer having a pi-conjugated double bond; at least one supporting electrolyte; and at least two nonionic surfactants. The at least two nonionic surfactants are composed of at least one acetylenol surfactant and at least one water-soluble nonionic surfactant other than the acetylenol surfactant. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150255037

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using infrared signaling

A candidate companion screen device is located by a primary display device as being in the same room as the primary device using irda, and in response ancillary content related to content being shown on the primary display device is provided to the companion screen device. The ancillary content may be provided from the internet based on information in the content being presented on the primary display device by, e.g., providing a link to a website to the companion device.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150253786

High pressure valve assembly

A valve assembly for high pressure applications includes a pre-charge chamber in fluid communication with a first bellows, at least one inlet for pressurized gas to enter the assembly, a system poppet and an outlet for releasing pressurized gas into a desired environment. The pre-charge chamber and first bellows are filled with pre-charge gas to a threshold pressure. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150253785

High pressure valve assembly

A valve assembly for high pressure applications includes a pre-charge chamber, at least one inlet for pressurized gas to enter the assembly, a system poppet and an outlet for releasing pressurized gas into a desired environment. Pressurized gas can flow through access channels into a single bellows, which expands to move a shaft connected to the system poppet to open the poppet. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150253732

Device for driving an analogue indicator, particularly a date ring

The timepiece movement is fitted with an analogue indicator (6), particularly a date ring including a toothing (18) mechanically coupled to a drive device, which includes a motor and a drive wheel and pinion (8) and a support for the drive wheel and pinion. This support is pivotally mounted on a main plate about a first axis and it defines a second axis, remote from the first axis, about which the drive wheel and pinion is rotatably mounted. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150253590

Eyewear supporting electrical components and apparatus therefor

Techniques for providing eyewear with electrical components are disclosed. The electrical components can provide electrical technology to eyewear without having to substantially compromise aesthetic design principles of the eyewear. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150253145

System and method for generating tactical routes

A method and system for generating tactical routes includes an intervisibility database pre-populated with pre-computed optical lines of sight between locations or nodes in geographic terrain, an intervisibility analyzer for analyzing propagation of the pre-computed optical lines of sight between the locations or nodes in the geographic terrain, a speed analyzer for analyzing speeds of travelers across the locations or nodes in the geographic terrain, a cost generator for generating a blended cost grid using said intervisibility and speed analyses, and a route generator for generating routes that facilitate tactical movement based on said blended cost grid. The route generator computes intervisibility unions at the locations or nodes in the geographic terrain and minimizing intervisibility unions along the generated route.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252945

Flow-restricting plug and differential drive pinion having the same

A plug for restricting a flow of fluid within a passageway having an interior surface with a predetermined inner diameter is provided. The plug includes a plate member having an outer edge and a rim bounding the outer edge of the plate member. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252924

Sealing device of a level meter

A sealing device of a level meter is acid-and-alkali-resistant and pressure-resistant, and has a flexible outer tube, a plug, a female union connector and a male union connector. The flexible outer tube has an expansion neck formed on a bottom end thereof. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252533

Patching road beds

A method of patching asphalt and concrete road beds is disclosed comprising the steps of removing debris from a hole in the road bed, filling the hole with a patching material comprised of at least 40% iron metallurgical material having a size of at least 50% between −6 and +100 mesh, and a dilute acidic activator comprised of phosphate anions between 30% and 75%, and combining the iron metallurgical material and the dilute acidic activator to form iron ceramic material.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252432

Companion diagnostics for cancer and screening methods to identify companion diagnostics for cancer based on splicing variants

A method of classifying a patient for eligibility for cancer therapy based on the presence or absence of splicing variants in a sample of the patient's cancer tissue. Also, a method of screening cancer therapies for efficacy against splicing variants. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252346

Method for isolating urokinase enzyme from amniotic fluid

A method for isolating urokinase enzyme from amniotic fluid. The method includes the steps of: contacting the amniotic fluid containing the urokinase enzyme and contaminates with a library of binding moieties having different binding moieties; binding the amniotic fluid and the contaminates to the library of binding moieties leaving the urokinase enzyme unbound so as to form bound amniotic fluid, bound contaminates, and unbound urokinase enzyme; separating the unbound urokinase enzyme from the bound amniotic fluid and the bound contaminates; and collecting the unbound urokinase enzyme while leaving the bound contaminates and the bound amniotic fluid in a flow-through.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252326

Methods of expanding embryonic stem cells in a suspension culture

A method of expanding and maintaining human embryonic stem cells (escs) in an undifferentiated state by culturing the escs in a suspension culture under culturing conditions devoid of substrate adherence is provided. Also provided are a method of deriving esc lines in the suspension culture and methods of generating lineage-specific cells from escs which were expanded in the suspension culture of the present invention.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252325

Amnion-derived stem cells and uses thereof

The present invention relates to stem cells obtained from the amnion and their methods of obtaining and culturing. The present invention further relates to compositions comprising amnion-derived stem cells (adscs) and to methods of using adscs.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252310

Alkyl amides for enhanced food soil removal and asphalt dissolution

The present invention comprises a hard surface cleaning composition including an environmentally friendly alkyl amide solvent, derived from renewable bio-based resources that works at least as well as d-limonene. In one embodiment, the present invention is a cleaning composition including an anionic surfactant salt, a saturated c8 to c10 alkyl amide solvent, a cosolvent and water. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252300

Cleaning composition having high self-adhesion and providing residual benefits

A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) a blend of linear primary alcohols, wherein each alcohol of said blend includes a carbon chain containing 9 to 17 carbons or an ethoxylated blend thereof; (e) water; (f) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252299

Cleaning composition having high self-adhesion and providing residual benefits

A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) water; (e) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252298

Cleaning composition having high self-adhesion and providing residual benefits

A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) water; (e) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252297

Disinfectant solution for nonionic soft contact lenses

A disinfecting solution for a nonionic soft contact lens, which solution contains polylysine as a disinfectant, and further contains: 0.1-1.0% by weight of a component (a) which is an acidic tonicity agent having at least one carboxyl group; 0.10-1.25% by weight of a component (b) which is a basic tonicity agent having an amino group; and 0.1-2.0% by weight of a component (c) which is at least one of a nonionic tonicity agent and an amphoteric tonicity agent, wherein each of the components (a) to (c) has a molecular weight of not larger than 200, and a ratio of a molar concentration of the component (a) to a molar concentration of the component (b) is not larger than 1.2. The disinfecting solution has a ph of 6.5-8.0, an osmotic pressure of 250-330 mosm/kg and an electric conductivity of 130-750 ms/m.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252253

Calcium ion tolerant self-suspending proppants

A self-suspending proppant comprises a proppant particle substrate carrying a coating of an anionic hydrogel-forming polymer. The detrimental effect of calcium and other divalent ions on the ability of the proppant to swell when contacted with water is reduced by including a calcium binding agent in the proppant.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252250

Synthetic hydratable polymers for use in fracturing fluids and methods for making and using same

Downhole fluid compositions including a base fluid and an effective amount of a synthetic hydratable polymer system including a hydrophobically modified, cross-linked polyacrylate polymer, a hydrophilic, anionic, high molecular weight, cross-linked polyacrylic acid polymer, or mixtures and combinations thereof, where the effective amount is sufficient to achieve a desired viscosity profile and a desired breaking profile in the present of a breaking system in the absence of natural hydratable polymers.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252239

De-icer and/or anti-icer compositions and methods

The invention relates to a de-icer or anti-icer composition for a travelled surface comprising: at least about 25% w/w of at least one acetate salt; and from about 14% to about 50% w/w of at least one non-acetate salt wherein the total concentration of said at least one acetate salt and said at least one non-acetate salt in the de-icer or anti-icer composition is at least about 57% w/w. The acetate salt can be selected from the group comprising potassium, sodium, lithium, magnesium, calcium, ammonium acetate or mixtures thereof. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252115

Modulation of monocytes, or precursors thereof, differentiation

The invention is generally directed to promoting dendritic cells (dcs), and optionally m1-type (macrophage m1 polarization), immune response by administering a compound that modulates macrophage polarization. The invention is directed to the use of an antibody able to bind to csf-1r for modulating macrophage polarization. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252090

Derivatisation of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

The present invention relates to a compound which is a polysaccharide derivative of gcsf, or of a gcsf like protein, wherein the polysaccharide is anionic and comprises between 2 and 200 saccharide units. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the novel compounds, and methods for making the novel compounds.. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150252005

Method of synthesizing organic molecules

A method of synthesizing organic molecules is provided, wherein the method comprises providing an electrophilic educt, providing an ionic liquid comprising a carbanion, and synthesizing the organic molecules by mixing the electrophilic educt and the ionic liquid.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251939

Composition and method of scale control in regulated evaporative systems

This invention pertains to a synergistic blend comprised of a polyamino acid and an anionic carboxylic polymer. The blend is able to effectively stabilize the calcium salts that lead to scale formation in evaporative systems. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251687

Steering device

A steering device includes: a pinion shaft that has a pinion on an outer circumferential surface thereof; a rack shaft that has a rack that engages with the pinion; a rack housing that has a recess on an inner circumferential surface thereof and accommodates the rack shaft; a rack guide that has a protrusion smaller than a width of the recess in axial directions of the rack shaft, and is disposed inside the recess, the rack guide contacting an outer circumferential surface of the rack shaft and an inner circumferential surface of the rack housing, and guiding the rack shaft along an axis of the rack shaft; and a spacer that contacts one side and the other side of the protrusion in the axial directions of the rack shaft, and is disposed between an inner surface of the recess and an outer surface of the protrusion.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251686

Steering device

A steering device includes: a rack; a pinion; a pinion shaft having the pinion on an outer circumferential surface thereof; a rack shaft having the rack that engages with the pinion; a rack guide that is provided on a side of the rack shaft opposite from the pinion shaft and guides the rack shaft along an axis of the rack shaft; a biasing member that biases the rack guide against the rack shaft to press the rack against the pinion; a guide housing that accommodates the rack guide and the biasing member; and a buffer member provided between an outer circumferential surface of the rack guide and an inner circumferential surface of the guide housing. The buffer member has a cylindrical member and an elastic member. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251685

Bush bearing and rack-and-pinion type steering apparatus for automobile using the same

A bush bearing 7 includes a synthetic resin-made bush 17 having a circumferential groove 16 on an outer peripheral surface 15 thereof; an endless annular elastic member 18 fitted in the circumferential groove 16 of the bush 17; and a positioning means 19 for determining the position of the bush 17 in a b direction with respect to an inner peripheral surface 12 of a gear housing 6.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251232

Composition, method and apparatus for soil remediation

A composition, process and apparatus for soil remediation on site using an encapsulating agent to separate contaminants from soil. The contaminated soil is saturated with the encapsulating agent, creating an immediate reaction causing the contaminants to dissociate from the soil in favor of association with the encapsulating agent. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251230

Treatment of clay or dredged sediment with polymer increases adsorption characteristics

The disclosure relates to the field of lining materials which are used to isolate landfill sites in order to avoid pollution of surrounding soil by ions such as heavy metals. Further disclosed is a process to increase the ion adsorption capacity of clay or dredged sediment. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150251093

Recording companion

Active gameplay of a video game on a computer gaming device is overseen by a platform-level in-game recording companion that executes separately from any of a plurality of different video games. During active gameplay of the video game, the active gameplay is continuously and automatically buffered to a temporary storage buffer. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250937

Multi-use sorbent cartridge

A sorbent cartridge comprising one or more detachable modules. The sorbent cartridge can have one or more modules contained therein having connectors connecting each of the modules. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250901

Rna trans-splicing molecule (rtm) for use in the treatment of cancer

The present invention pertains to a novel pre-mrna trans-splicing molecule (rtm) comprising a binding region which is complementary to a pre mrna of a tumor associated gene, and a coding domain which encodes for a suicide gene. Specific embodiments of the present invention relate to rtms which mediate trans-splicing of a suicide gene, such as thymidine kinase from herpes simplex virus (hsv-tk), with the pre mrna of the squamous cell carcinoma associated gene solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1b3 (slco1b3). ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250703

Cosmetic composition for coating keratin fibres

The present invention relates to an emulsion-type cosmetic composition for coating keratin fibres, comprising:—an aqueous phase,—particles comprising at least one hard wax, preferentially in the form of an aqueous dispersion, having a melting point greater than or equal to 60° c., the hard wax(es) being present at a total content greater than or equal to 10% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition,—at least one emulsifying system capable of dispersing at least the hard wax(es), comprising a non-ionic surfactant with an hlb value at 25° c. Greater than or equal to 8, preferably greater than or equal to 10, and—at least one particular anionic associative polymer. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250388

Remote sensing, imaging, or screening of embedded or concealed objects

A method of detection of substances embedded in a human host is provided that includes emitting from a coherent beamforming electromagnetic excitation source a spatially scanning, temporally pulsed, electromagnetic excitation signal toward a human host separated by air from the electromagnetic excitation source, where the excitation signal produces an acoustic signal by a substance, detecting the acoustic signal by a cmut coherent phased array separated by air from the human host, analyzing the detected acoustic signal by a signal processor, and outputting by the processor substance response information according to a scanning position and according to a temporal pulse width of the electromagnetic excitation signal.. . ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250322

Electric wall bed and leg extender

An apparatus includes a rack plate 202 with a t-shaped slot 206 and upright protrusions 204 and is movable relative to a frame 106 between first, second, and third positions. A pinion plate 302 rotatably coupled to the frame 106 includes upright extensions 304 and a lock pin 306 movable within the slot 206. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250308

Adjustable shelving assembly and the method thereof

An adjustable shelving assembly includes at least two support rails, at least one geared rack provided in each of the at least two support rails, and an actuating mechanism placed adjacent to the at least one geared rack. The actuating mechanism is configured to support at least one shelf and facilitates movement of the at least one shelf along the at least two support rails. ... Conio Inc

09/10/15 / #20150250210

Flavour additives

The present invention relates to the use of one or more nucleotides, one or more amino acids selected from the group consisting of glycine, asparagine, alanine, cysteine, histidine, leucine, methionine, phenylalanine, serine, tryptophan and tyrosine and one or more furanones for increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal. The invention also relates to a pet food—stuff or supplement comprising one or more nucleotides, one or more amino acids selected from the group consisting of glycine, asparagine, alanine, cysteine, histidine, leucine, methionine, phenylalanine, serine, tryptophan and tyrosine and one or more furanones, and also to a method of increasing the palatability of a foodstuff to a companion animal.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150249272

Sodium secondary battery

. . . . The present invention relates to a sodium secondary battery comprising a positive electrode which includes a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode material, the positive electrode material being carried on the positive electrode current collector, wherein the positive electrode material comprises a positive electrode active material reversibly containing sodium cation; a negative electrode which includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode material, the negative electrode material being carried on the negative electrode current collector, wherein the negative electrode material comprises a negative electrode active material reversibly containing sodium cation; an electrolyte interposed at least between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and a separator for retaining the electrolyte and separating the positive electrode and the negative electrode from each other; wherein the negative electrode active material is amorphous carbon, and the electrolyte is a molten salt electrolyte which is a mixture of a salt composed of sodium cation and an anion and a salt composed of an organic cation and an anion.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150249261

Ultra-fast rechargeable metal-ion battery

A metal-ion battery includes: (1) an anode including aluminum; (2) a cathode including a layered, active material; and (3) an electrolyte disposed between the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of aluminum at the anode and reversible intercalation and de-intercalation of anions at the cathode.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150249201

Composite piezoelectric ceramic and piezoelectric device

A composite piezoelectric ceramic includes a compact of crystal particles including at least one of potassium niobate (knbo3) and sodium niobate (nanbo3) and optionally further including lithium niobate (linbo3), and a layer containing barium titanate (batio3) that is disposed on the surface of the compact while forming a heterojunction with the compact. A piezoelectric device includes the composite piezoelectric ceramic.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248905

Devices including a gas barrier layer

Devices that include a near field transducer (nft); a gas barrier layer positioned on at least a portion of the nft; and a wear resistance layer positioned on at least a portion of the gas barrier layer wherein the gas barrier layer includes tantalum oxide (tao), titanium oxide (tio), chromium oxide (cro), silicon oxide (sio), aluminum oxide (alo), titanium oxide (tio), zirconium oxide (zro), yttrium oxide (yo), magnesium oxide (mgo), beryllium oxide (beo), niobium oxide (nbo), hafnium oxide (hfo), vanadium oxide (vo), strontium oxide (sro), or combinations thereof; silicon nitride (sin), aluminum nitride (al), boron nitride (bn), titanium nitride (tin), zirconium nitride (zrn), niobioum nitride (nbn), hafnium nitride (hfn), chromium nitride (crn), or combinations thereof silicon carbide (sic), titanium carbide (tic), zirconium carbide (zrc), niobioum carbide (nbc), chromium carbide (crc), vanadium carbide (vc), boron carbide (bc), or combinations thereof or combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248901

Devices including near field transducers

An apparatus that includes a near field transducer (nft), the nft including, amongst other elements and materials: tantalum (ta), niobium (nb), molybdenum (mo), rhodium (rh), ruthenium (ru), osmium (os), titanium (ti), zirconium (zr), yttrium (y), hafnium (hf), platinum (pt), palladium (pd), vanadium (v), chromium (cr), iridium (ir), scandium (sc), niobium (ni), cobalt (co), rhenium (re), silicon (si), geranium (ge), alloys thereof, dispersions containing these elements, intermetallics based on these elements, admixtures thereof, or combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248817

Real sports companion match-play crowdsourcing electronic game

Developing a match-play game in which an outcome of a live event determines an outcome within the match-play game comprises several steps including determining a set of outcomes that may occur in the live event, presenting the set of outcomes to a game designer, presenting a design interface in which a game designer may create a match-play game, enabling a user to determine a set of outcomes that may occur in the match-play game, and enabling the user to associate at least one outcome in the match-play game to an outcome in the live event.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248680

Multilayer dynamic model of customer experience

An opinion score for a customer associated with a service provider can be determined based on a first function. Parameters of the first function are determined are determined in conjunction with determining parameters of a second function that relates a first probability of a customer behavior event to the opinion score and a third function that relates a second probability of a customer action to an accumulation of the opinion score over a predetermined time interval. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248670

Systems, apparatus and methods for mobile companion prepaid card

Methods and systems for a mobile companion prepaid card purchase transaction. In an embodiment, a process includes a wallet provider computer receiving, via an application program interface (api) web request from an issuer financial institution (fi) processor, mobile companion prepaid card data and purchase transaction data and then verifying the availability of funds in a mobile wallet prepaid card account. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248522

Method and system for identification of disease causing variants

Embodiments of the present invention include methods for discovering deleterious human variants for a given human whole genome sequence or genotype and predicting the functional consequence of the variants.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150248497

System for providing in real time technical information, relative to the content of chemical substances regulated by regulations of the european union, of a product put on a commercial distribution network

The present invention concerns a method for obtaining an information sheet relative to a product and comprising the operations of: generation of one or more qr codes, each qr code being associated to an information sheet relative to a product; application of each qr code to the product; arrangement of a central server accessible through the internet and comprising a file containing the information sheets associated with the qr codes generated; and wherein the reading of the qr code is through a reading device in such a way that the decoding of the qr code read generates a connection via the internet with the central server and the sending via the internet of the corresponding information sheet.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247681

Evaporation heat transfer tube

The invention relates to an evaporation heat transfer tube, which comprises a tube main body and a step-like structure; outer fins are arranged at intervals on the outer surface of the tube main body and an inter-fin groove is formed between two adjacent outer fins; the step-like structure respectively abuts against the bottom plane and one of the side walls of the inter-fin groove. The step-like structure comprises a first surface, a second surface and at least one flange formed by the intersection of the two surfaces, wherein the first and the second surface are intersected respectively with the side wall and the bottom plane. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247600

Composite rotary union for hose reel

The present device provides a composite rotary union assembly which overcomes the disadvantages of prior art rotary union assemblies. The composite rotary union assembly of the present invention provides for supplying water or gas to a rotatable reel assembly, it also provides metal inserts for high wear areas of the rotary union assembly, including the threads, for longer useful life of the assembly while providing a resin structure for supporting and placing the metal portions.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247579

Double piece retainer for compact valve

A compact manifold ball valve having a valve body, valve ball, valve stem and two piece retainer system; the valve body including a valve chamber having first and second ends, and a first flow passage intersecting the valve chamber and valve ball. The valve ball can be trunnion supported and include pair of movable seat assemblies that can be used to seal the valve ball to the valve body. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247556

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission for a vehicle includes a housing, three single pinion type planetary gear mechanisms being supported by the housing, an input shaft supported by the housing and connected to a first carrier, an output shaft connected to a third carrier, a brake, a first clutch selectively connecting the first carrier and a second sun gear, a second clutch, a third clutch, a fourth clutch, and a switching clutch. The switching clutch selectively switches positions to a position where a third ring gear is fixed to the housing, a position where a second carrier is fixed to the housing, or a position where the third ring gear and the second carrier are released relative to the housing. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247555

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission includes first to third planetary gear mechanisms; a second sun gear, a second carrier, and a second ring gear in a velocity diagram being defined as a first element, a second element, and a third element, respectively, in a case where a single pinion type planetary gear mechanism is applied as the second planetary gear mechanism; and the second carrier, the second ring gear, and the second sun gear in a velocity diagram being defined as the first element, the second element, and the third element, respectively, in a case where a double pinion type planetary gear mechanism is applied as the second planetary gear mechanism. A first brake fixes a first sun gear to a housing, a second clutch connects the first sun gear and the third element, and a fourth clutch connects the second element and a third carrier when a reverse speed is established.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247483

Starter

A first distance between a position where a point-of-action end abuts at a rear end surface of a push-side abutting portion (flat washer) forming a part of holder and a rotational axis of a pinion, and a second distance between a position where the pinion abuts at a front end surface and the rotational axis of the pinion have the relation of first distance>second distance. Thereby, after starting an engine, even when the pinion is rotated at high speed, the push-side abutting portion is less likely to rotate and remains stationary relative to the lever, and even though the push-side abutting portion begins to rotate, it is rotated at a lower speed than the pinion.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247452

Planetary crank gear design for internal combustion engines

A gearset including an internal ring gear; a first pinion gear disposed within the internal ring gear and having teeth meshing with teeth of the internal ring gear; a disc having a central axis collinear with a central axis of the internal ring gear and a slot along a portion of a diameter of a first side thereof; a first pinion shaft having a first end, a second end, and an offset driving lug extending from the second end, the first pinion shaft extending through a hole of the first pinion gear, the offset driving lug of the first pinion shaft engaging with a first end of the slot; a second pinion gear disposed with the internal ring gear and having teeth meshing with teeth of the internal ring gear, the teeth of the second pinion gear not meshing with the teeth of the first pinion gear; a second pinion shaft having a first end, a second end, and an offset driving lug extending from the second end, the second pinion shaft extending through a hole of the second pinion gear, the offset driving lug of the second pinion shaft engaging with a second end of the slot.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247422

Article and method for forming an article

An article and a method for forming the article are disclosed. The article comprising a composition, wherein the composition comprises, by weight percent, about 13.7% to about 14.3% chromium (cr), about 9.0% to about 10.0% cobalt (co), about 3.5% to about 3.9% aluminum (al), about 3.4% to about 3.8% titanium (ti), about 4.0% to about 4.4% tungsten (w), about 1.4% to about 1.7% molybdenum (mo), about 1.55% to about 1.75% niobium (nb), about 0.08% to about 0.12% carbon (c), about 0.005% to about 0.040% zirconium (zr), about 0.010% to about 0.014% boron (b), and balance nickel (ni) and incidental impurities. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247258

Functionalized graphene-pt composites for fuel cells and photoelectrochemical cells

A method of growing crystals on two-dimensional layered material is provided that includes reversibly hydrogenating a two-dimensional layered material, using a controlled radio-frequency hydrogen plasma, depositing pt atoms on the reversibly hydrogenated two-dimensional layered material, using atomic layer deposition (ald), where the reversibly hydrogenated two-dimensional layered material promotes loss of methyl groups in an ald pt precursor, and forming pt—o on the reversibly hydrogenated two-dimensional layered material, using combustion by o2, where the pt—o is used for subsequent pt half-cycles of the ald process, where growth of pt crystals occurs.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247211

Separation and recovery of xylose using weakly basic anion exchange resins

The invention relates to a method of separating and recovering xylose from a xylose-containing plant-based solution. The method is performed in a chromatographic separation system, which comprises one or more weak base anion exchange resins and optionally one or more other resins selected from strong acid cation exchange resins and weak acid cation exchange resins, by passing the solution through the separation system, followed by recovering at least one fraction enriched in xylose. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247129

Amadoriase having altered substrate specificity

This invention provides an amadoriase having high substrate specificity to fructosyl valyl histidine. Such amadoriase comprises substitution of one or more amino acid residues at positions corresponding to amino acids selected from the group consisting of position 98, position 259, position 154, position 125, position 261, position 263, position 106, position 103, position 355, position 96, position 66, position 67, position 70, position 100, position 110, position 113, position 114, and position 156 in the amadoriase derived from the genus coniochaeta. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150247006

Block copolymers based on linear poly(oxymethylene)(pom) and hyperbranched poly(glycerol): combining polyacetals with polyethers

Synthesis of hyperbranched-linear-hyperbranched aba triblock copolymers based on linear poly(oxy methylene) (pom) and hyperbranched poly(glycerol) (hbpg) blocks is described. The polymers having a polyacetal polyether structure were prepared from linear bishydroxy functional pom macroinititators, obtained by cationic ring-opening polymerization of trioxane and dioxane with formic acid as transfer agent and following hydrolysis of the formiate group. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246988

Method for producing zwitterionic monomers and use of said monomers

The present invention relates to a method for producing zwitterionic monomers having variable charge distances m between an anionic group and a cationic group, wherein the dihalogen compounds are reacted with n,n-alkylated amino alcohols to form zwitterionic, monohalogenated monoalcohols, which are then sulfonated by adding metal sulfite salts. The final step of the synthesis is an acid-catalyzed esterification of said zwitterionic monoalcohols with methacrylic acid or acrylic acid to form the zwitterionic monomer.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246611

Transfer case with stationary low range planetary

A transfer case includes an input shaft, first and second output shafts and a planetary gearset having a sun gear, a ring gear and a pinion gear meshingly engaged with the sun and ring gears. A range actuator includes first, second and third range sleeves abutted in series being axially translatable between a first position to provide a drive connection between the input shaft and the first output shaft, a second position providing a direct drive ratio connection between the input shaft and the first output shaft as well as the input shaft and a second output shaft, and a third position to provide a reduced speed drive ratio connection between the input shaft and the first output shaft as well as the input shaft and the second output shaft. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246338

Slurry for treatment of oxyanion contamination in water

A slurry for treatment of oxyanion contamination in water including: an expandable bentonite having at least 0.50% sodium as disodium monoxide; said bentonite having or being treated to have a sodium content in excess of 3.00% sodium as disodium monoxide so as to provide a sodium activated bentonite; said sodium activated bentonite being treated with rare earth salts selected from lanthanum, cerium, yttrium and dysprosium to provide a plurality of active sequestration sites within or associated with the sodium bentonite.. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246286

Reflecting status in a virtual environment

Techniques are disclosed to reflect status in a virtual environment. An artist associated with audio content being played by a first user controlling a player avatar is determined. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246285

Reflecting status in a virtual environment

Techniques are disclosed to reflect status in a virtual environment. An artist associated with audio content being played by a first user controlling a player avatar is determined. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246054

Cognitive function

Provided herein are methods, drug formulations, and dosing regimens for improving cognitive function in a normal or cognitively impaired subject. For instance, methods provided herein comprise administering a gabaa receptor antagonist so that peak concentration of the gabaa receptor antagonist occurs when the subject is asleep.. ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150246026

Novel quinuclidine derivatives and medicinal compositions containing the same

A compound according to formula (i) wherein z© is a phenyl ring, a c4 to c9 heteroaromatic compound containing one or more heteroatoms, or a naphthalenyl, 5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalenyl or biphenyl group; r1, r2 and r3 each independently represent a hydrogen or halogen atom, or a hydroxy group, or a phenyl, —or4, —sr4, —nr4r5, —nhcor4, —conr4r5, —cn, —no2, —coor4 or —cf3 group, or a straight or branched lower alkyl group which may optionally be substituted, for example, with a hydroxy or alcoxy group, wherein r4 and r5 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, straight or branched lower alkyl group, or together form an alicyclic ring; or r1 and r2 together form an aromatic, alicyclic or heterocyclic ring; n is an integer from 0 to 4; a represents a —ch2—, —ch═cr6, —cr6═ch—, —cr6122—, —co—, —o—, —s—, —s(o)—, so2 or nr6— group, wherein r6 and r2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, straight or branched lower alkyl group, or r6 and 122 together form an alicyclic ring; m is an integer from 0 to 8; provided that when m=0, a is not —ch2—; p is an integer from 1 to 2 and the substitution in the azoniabicyclic ring may be in the 2,3 or 4 position including all possible configurations of the asymmetric carbons; b represents a group of formula (i) or (ii), wherein r10 represents a hydrogen atom, a hydroxy or methyl group; and r8 and r9 each independently represents formulae (a), (b), (c), (d) and wherein r11 represents a hydrogen or halogen atom, or a straight or branched lower alkyl group and q represents a single bond, —ch2—, —ch2—ch2, —o—, —o—ch2—, —s—, —s—ch2— or —ch═ch—, and when (i) or (ii) contain a chiral centre they may represent either configuration; x represents a pharmaceutically acceptable anion of a mono or polyvalent acid, which shows high affinity for muscarinic m3 receptors (hm3).. . ... Conio Inc

09/03/15 / #20150245928

Brain-machine interface utilizing interventions to emphasize aspects of neural variance and decode speed and angle

A brain machine interface (bmi) for restoring performance of poorly performing decoders is provided. The bmi has a decoder for decoding neural signals for controlling the brain machine interface. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245163

Proximity detection of candidate companion display device in same room as primary display using wi-fi or bluetooth signal strength

. . A candidate companion screen device is located by a primary display device as being in the same room as the primary device, and in response ancillary content related to content being shown on the primary display device is provided to the companion screen device. The ancillary content may be provided from the internet based on information in the content being presented on the primary display device by, e.g., providing a link to a website to the companion device. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245141

Loudspeaker, an armature and a method

A loudspeaker having a first magnet configured to output a first magnetic field in a first magnet gap, an elongate armature extending through the first magnet gap, a first coil configured to generate a magnetic flux in the armature, a first diaphragm, a first element configured to transfer force and/or movement from the armature to the first diaphragm, a base and a first and a second support element, the first support element connecting the armature to the base at a first longitudinal position at a first side of a predetermined portion along the length of the armature, and the second support element connecting the armature to the base at a second longitudinal position at a second, opposite side of the predetermined portion. The base may flex between a u-shape and an inverted u-shape and may thus provide force to move the diaphragm.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150245028

Techniques for evaluating compressed motion video quality

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for evaluating the resulting image quality of compression of motion videos as an input to controlling the degree of compression. A device to compress motion video includes a compressor to compress a first uncompressed frame of a motion video to generate a first compressed frame of the motion video for a viewing device having at least one viewing characteristic, and a mean opinion score (mos) estimator to combine a structural metric of image quality of the first compressed frame and an opinion metric of image quality associated with the at least one viewing characteristic to determine whether to alter a quantization parameter (qp) of the compressor to compress a second uncompressed frame of the motion video. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150244982

Multi-channel sharing apparatus and multi-channel sharing method

A multi-channel sharing apparatus and a multi-channel sharing method are disclosed. The multi-channel sharing apparatus comprises a companion chip and an application processor. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150244027

Solid-state electrolytes for rechargeable lithium batteries

A lithium ion battery cell. The lithium ion battery cell includes a lithium-based anode, a cathode, and a solid-state electrolyte positioned between the lithium-based anode and the cathode. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150243979

Titanium-niobium composite oxide-based electrode active material and lithium secondary battery using the same

An electrode active material comprising in major proportions a monoclinic titanium-niobium composite oxide represented by the formula tinbxo(2+5x/2), wherein x is from 1.90 or more to less than 2.00.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150243867

Device and method for thermoelectronic energy conversion

A thermoelectronic energy converter device (100) comprises an electron emitter (11) being adapted for a temperature-dependent release of electrons (1), an electron collector (21) being adapted for collecting the electrons (1), wherein the electron collector (21) is spaced from the electron emitter (11) by an evacuated gap (2), a gate electrode (31) being arranged between the electron emitter (11) and the electron collector (21) for subjecting the electrons (1) in the gap (2) to an accelerating electric potential, wherein the gate electrode (31) has a plurality of electrode openings (34) being arranged for transmitting electrons (1) miming from the electron emitter (11) to the electron collector (21), and a magnetic field device (50) being arranged for creating a magnetic field with magnetic field lines extending between the electron emitter and the electron collector (11, 21), wherein the magnetic field device (50) is arranged such that at least a portion of the magnetic field lines pass through the electrode openings (34). Furthermore, a method of converting energy using the thermoelectronic energy converter device (100) is described.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150243402

Nanoparticle multilayer film

A nanoparticle multilayer thin film is provided in which nanoparticles which are not electrically insulated from each other are spaced apart from one another at a reduced distance. The nanoparticle multilayer film includes: at least one first nanoparticle layer including first nanoparticles that are surface-modified with a cationic metal-chalcogenide compound; and at least one second nanoparticle layer including second nanoparticles that are surface-modified with an anionic metal-chalcogenide compound, wherein the first nanoparticle layer and the second nanoparticle layer are alternately stacked upon one another.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150242948

Method and system for validating multiple documents associated with a transaction

A method for validating multiple documents associated with a transaction, comprising: using a processor, determining whether respective values from the multiple documents are valid; when the values are valid, aggregating the values to determine an aggregate value; and, determining whether the aggregate value is valid, validity of the values and the aggregate value being indicative of validity of the multiple documents.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150242854

Remote synchronization of pin-pad records with a central transaction database

A method of remotely synchronizing pin-pad terminals involves a gateway receiving from an acquirer server an authorization code for a transaction authorized using one of a plurality of pin-pad terminals, and saving in a database particulars of the authorized transaction. Each terminal has a memory storing particulars of at least one authorized transaction authorized using the terminal, and a running total value of all transactions authorized using the pin-pad terminal. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241801

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus

A conductive layer of an electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a binder material, a first metal oxide particle, and a second metal oxide particle. The first metal oxide particle is a zinc oxide particle or tin oxide particle coated with tin oxide doped with phosphorus, tungsten, niobium, tantalum, or fluorine. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241800

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus

A conductive layer of an electrophotographic photosensitive member contains a first metal oxide particle, a second metal oxide particle, and a binder material. The first metal oxide particle is a zinc oxide particle or tin oxide particle coated with tin oxide doped with phosphorus, tungsten, fluorine, niobium, or tantalum, and the second metal oxide particle is a tin oxide particle doped with an element selected from the group consisting of phosphorus, tungsten, fluorine, niobium, and tantalum, the element being the same as the element with which the tin oxide of the first metal oxide particle is doped. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241663

Optical focusing system

An optical focusing system, including a focusing lens group, a fixed lens group, and an imaging surface. The focusing lens group is disposed at a forefront of an object space, or a rearmost of an image space, or between lenses of the fixed lens group.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241454

Methods and compositions for diagnosis, stratification, and monitoring of alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders in body fluids

The inventors have discovered a collection of proteinaceous biomarkers (“ad biomarkers) which can be measured in peripheral biological fluid samples to aid in the diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, particularly alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment (mci). The invention further provides methods of identifying candidate agents for the treatment of alzheimer's disease by testing prospective agents for activity in modulating ad biomarker levels.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241445

Compositions and methods of prognosis and classification for recovery from surgical trauma

Multiparametric analysis at the single cell level of biological samples obtained from an individual undergoing surgery is used to obtain a determination of changes in immune cell subsets, which changes include, without limitation, altered activation states of proteins involved in signaling pathways. Changes occur in signaling pathways of these immune cells that are predictive of the recovery status of the individual.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241442

Methods and compositions for detecting the activation state of multiple proteins in single cells

The invention provides methods and compositions for simultaneously detecting the activation state of a plurality of proteins in single cells using flow cytometry. The invention further provides methods and compositions of screening for bioactive agents capable of coordinately modulating the activity of a plurality of proteins in single cells. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241299

Determining a leg load of a jack-up vessel

A method for determining a leg load acting on a support leg that can be lowered by a rack-and-pinion drive of a jack-up vessel has a supporting structure for at least one gear unit of the rack-and-pinion drive. At least one strain gauge is arranged on the supporting structure to detect the strain in the supporting structure caused by the leg load. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150241140

Evaporation heat transfer tube with a hollow cavity

The present invention relates to an evaporation heat transfer tube with a hollow cavity, comprising a tube main body and at least one hollow frustum structure. Outer fins are arranged at intervals on the outer surface of the tube main body and inter-fin grooves are formed between two adjacent outer fins. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240830

Thrust bearing for a compressor

An integrally-geared centrifugal compressor has a drive mechanism and a gear box operatively engaged with the drive mechanism. The gear box includes a main input gear driven by the drive mechanism and a pinion shaft driven by the main input gear. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240468

Mounting assembly for a toilet

A mounting assembly is used to fix a toilet on a toilet flange and contains two l-shaped brackets fixed on the toilet flange, a horizontal portion, and a vertical portion. The horizontal portion has an internally raised portion, an externally raised portion, and a locating groove. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240424

Anti-foaming agent and pulp production method

An anti-foaming agent containing (a) an organopolysiloxane and a finely powdered inorganic filler, (b) a polyoxyalkylene group-containing branched chain organopolysiloxane, and (c) an anionic surfactant. This anti-foaming agent exhibits stable anti-foaming performance even at high temperatures that reach, for example, 80 qc or under strongly alkaline conditions and produces no aggregates.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240336

Bulk nickel-chromium-phosphorus glasses bearing niobium and boron exhibiting high strength and/or high thermal stability of the supercooled liquid

Ni—cr—nb—p—b alloys and metallic glasses are provided, where nb and b are varied such as to achieve alloys with good glass forming ability that form metallic glasses which may exhibit unexpectedly high strength and/or high thermal stability of the supercooled liquid. Specifically, the alloys of the current disclosure are capable of forming metallic glasses and have critical rod diameters of at least 3 mm, while the metallic glasses exhibit yield strength greater than 2550 mpa and stability of the supercooled liquid of at least 45° c.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240334

Stainless steel alloys, turbocharger turbine housings formed from the stainless steel alloys, and methods for manufacturing the same

Disclosed is an ferritic stainless steel alloy that includes, by weight, about 20% to about 22% chromium, about 0% to about 0.5% nickel, about 0.5% to about 1.0% manganese, about 1.0% to about 2.5% silicon, about 1.5% to about 2.2% tungsten, about 1.3% to about 1.8% niobium, about 0.35% to about 0.45% carbon, and a balance of iron. The alloy is suitable for use in turbocharger turbine housing applications for temperature up to about 1050° c.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240202

Culture media, cell cultures and methods of culturing pluripotent stem cells in an undifferentiated state

Provided are novel serum-free culture media which comprise basic fibroblast growth factor (bfgf), transforming growth factor beta-3 and ascorbic acid at a concentration of at least about 50 microgram/ml; ascorbic acid at a concentration range of about 400-600 microgram/ml, bfgf at a concentration range of about 50-200 ng/ml, xeno-free serum replacement and a lipid mixture; the il6ril6 chimera at a concentration range of about 50-200 picogram per milliliter (pg/ml); or leukemia inhibitory factor (lif) at a concentration of at least 2000 units/ml; cell cultures comprising same with pluripotent stem cells such as human embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem (ips) cells, and methods of using same for expanding pluripotent stem cells in an undifferentiated state using two-dimensional or three-dimensional culture systems; and methods of expanding ips cells in a suspension culture devoid of substrate adherence and cell encapsulation.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240144

Friction reducer compositions

A composition for treating an aqueous fluid includes an ionic polyacrylamide and a silicon polyether. The composition can be an oil-in-water emulsion or a water-in-oil emulsion. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240142

Compositions and methods for completing subterranean wells

Well treatment compositions comprise water, a lipophilic anionic surfactant, a hydrophilic non-ionic surfactant, a second non-ionic surfactant and a water-miscible solvent. Optionally, a second solvent may be incorporated. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240116

Deformable film

A deformable film has a decorative surface featuring a completely matt appearance. For this purpose, the deformable film has a decorative surface provided with at least one coating comprising the following constituents: (a) an aqueous dispersion of a hydroxy-functional prepolymer, obtainable by conversion of at least one of the following components: (i) a component having hydroxyl groups, (ii) a polyester polyol having hydroxyl groups, (iii) a polyisocyanate having isocyanate groups, (iv) a compound having at least two groups reactive toward isocyanate groups and at least one group capable of anion formation, (v) water, where components (i) to (iii) and the ratio of components (i) to (iii) are selected such that an excess of hydroxyl groups is present relative to the isocyanate groups, and (b) nanoparticles having a number-average particle size of 1 to 1000 nm and (c) a crosslinker having at least two groups reactive toward hydroxyl groups.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150240027

Supramolecular polymers derived from perylene-diimides

This invention is directed to perylene-diimide aromatic dianion compounds, process of preparation and uses thereof. The perylene-diimide aromatic dianion compounds of this invention are stable in aqueous solution and can be used for photofunctional and electron transfer systems in aqueous phase. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150239600

Multi-compartment drink bottle

A multi-compartment drink bottle comprising at least two nipples, at least two end caps and at least one union. Each nipple includes a substantially cylindrical hollow tube having two opposingly disposed ends, a diameter and an external mating surface disposed on each of the two opposingly disposed ends of the nipple. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150239280

Laser printable dry-erase substrates and methods of their manufacture and use

Laser printable, dry-erase substrates, along with their methods of formation and use, are provided. The laser printable, dry-erase substrate can include a base sheet defining a surface and a dry-erase coating on the surface of the base sheet. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150239112

Fastener holder

An apparatus and method is provided for holding fasteners (such as lag screws) while being driven into a work piece. The holder holds the fastener away from a worker's hand so that it may be driven into the work piece without the hand being close to the driving action of the driving tool (such as a hammer). ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238959

Punch card programmable microfluidics

Techniques are provided for a completely programmable fluidic manipulation without requiring any external control elements or electricity. A chip includes multiple microfluidic channels separated from an outside of the chip by an outer flexible substrate. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238773

Water soluble anionic bacteriochlorophyll derivatives and their uses

The invention provides anionic water-soluble tetracyclic and pentacyclic bacteriochlorophyll derivatives (bchls) containing at least one, preferably two or three, negatively charged groups and/or acidic groups that are converted to negatively charged groups at the physiological ph, preferably bchls having a group coo<->, cos<->, so3<->, po3<2->, cooh, cosh, so3h, and/or po3h2 bound through an ester or amide bond to one or more of the positions 17<3>, 13<3>, and 3<2> of the tetracyclic or pentacyclic bchl molecule, for photodynamic therapy and diagnosis.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238606

Pharmaceutical composition containing luliconazole

Means for controlling the formation amount of a formed amide form in relation to a pharmaceutical composition containing luliconazole is provided. Disclosed is a pharmaceutical composition containing 1) luliconazole and 2) one component or two or more components selected from carboxylic acid and derivative thereof, ketone, phosphoric acid and derivative thereof, local anesthetic, antihistamine, and poe-based nonionic surfactant; wherein a content of an amide derivative of luliconazole is not more than 0.2% by mass with respect to a charged amount of luliconazole after storage at 60° c. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238598

Pharmaceutical composition comprising a solid nanoparticle and at least an antigen for the treatment against an intracellular pathogenic agent

A pharmaceutical composition for its use in the prophylactic treatment in a patient against an intracellular pathogen, said composition comprising a solid nanoparticle comprising a porous cationic-polysaccharide solid core, loaded with at least an anionic phospholipid without being surrounded by any phospholipidic layer and at least an antigen obtained from said pathogen.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238523

Method of production of the stable selenium-comprising pharmaceutical composition with a high selenium level

The present disclosure relates to the new method of producing of the stable selenium-comprising pharmaceutical compositions with a high selenium level based on the mixing of nitric acid with therapeutically effective amounts of at least two active ingredients selected from the groups consisting of 2,2-dichlorocarboxylic acids, selenium-containing compound. As a selenium-containing compound the aqueous solution of selenious acid in the amount of no more than 20%, preferably 0.5-10.0%, is used. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238516

Polynucleotides having bioreversible groups

The disclosure provides methods and compositions for delivering polynucleotides into cells. The disclosure provides transiently protected polynucleotides comprising an anionic charge-neutralizing moiety/group, which may also confer additional functionality. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238472

Dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase inhibitors and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides ddah modulators. Thus, the present disclosure provides a method of treating a patient suffering from a disorder characterized by excessive no production and/or elevated ddah activity, the method comprising administering to said patient an effective amount of a compound of one of formulae i-x. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238459

Companion cosmetic compositions

A composition includes dihydroquercetin, α-tocopherol and bisabolol. The use of the composition in a cosmetic method for limiting, alleviating and/or preventing cutaneous discomfort, especially cutaneous discomfort induced by a disease or induced by a therapy, a radiotherapy treatment and/or chemotherapy treatment, and the process of manufacturing the composition are also described.. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238422

Tamper-resistant dosage form comprising pharmacologically active compound and anionic polymer

The invention relates to a pharmaceutical dosage form having a breaking strength of at least 300 n and comprising a pharmacologically active compound, an anionic polymer bearing carboxylic groups, wherein the content of the anionic polymer is ≧20 wt.-%, based on the total weight of the pharmaceutical dosage form, and a nonionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238229

Decompressive craniotomy fixation device

The present invention relates to a craniotomy fixation device and method for fixing a bone flap to the skull following craniotomoy. The device may comprise two portions, one portion may be associated with the skull and the other portion may be associated with the bone flap. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150238228

Craniofacial external distraction apparatus

An external distraction apparatus for performing a craniofacial distraction is disclosed. The external distraction apparatus may comprise a stationary member. ... Conio Inc

08/27/15 / #20150237911

Use of saling aqueous solution as hydrated humectant for tobacco stem

The present invention relates to the field of tobacco, and more particularly to a use of a saline aqueous solution as a hydrated humectant for tobacco stem. The present invention provides a use of a saline aqueous solution as a hydrated humectant for tobacco stem, and the saline aqueous solution is an aqueous solution of anb, wherein the cation a is selected from one of potassium, sodium, ammonium, and hydrogen, the anion b is selected from one of hydrogen phosphate, dihydrogen phosphate, oxalate, lactate, citrate, malate, gluconate, and acetate, and n is a positive integer. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150237520

Efficient use of reference symbol resources in a hierarchical heterogeneous cell deployment

. . . . Techniques for collecting channel-state-information (csi) feedback in a wireless network that comprises a plurality of geographically separated transmission points include methods in which a set of csi reference symbol (csi-rs) resources are identified, which correspond to the union of csi-rs resources used by multiple transmission points in the primary transmission point's coverage area. A mobile station is configured to measure csi-rs on a subset of the csi-rs resources, the subset corresponding to csi-rs resources used by a subset of the transmission points. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150237453

Method of manufacturing assemblies for hearing aids

The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a receiver-in-canal assembly. The method comprises the steps of providing a receiver housing configured to be positioned in or at the ear canal of a user, and further being configured to comprise a receiver configured to output sound; providing a connector housing configured to be connected to a behind-the-ear part of a hearing aid; and providing an elongated tube configured for transfer of a signal from the connector housing to the receiver housing. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150236454

Electrical communication switch, outlet, companion device, and system

An electrical communication switch, an electrical communication outlet, an electrical communication companion device, and an electrical communication system are provided. The electrical communication switch includes a user-controlled switch having a plurality of switch leads and a controller. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150235776

Conductive material with charge-storage material in voids

A conductive material includes a graphene-nanonsheet material, with charge-storage material in voids in and/or coating the graphene material. The charge-storage material may include any of a variety of types of carbon, including carbon black, acetylene black, furnace black, carbon fibers, carbon nanotubes, graphene in the form of wrinkled sheets of graphene, carbon nano-onions, or hydrothermal-synthesized nanospheres of carbon material. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150235721

Supported membrane functionalized with hexa- and octacyanometallates, process for the preparation thereof and separation process using same

A supported membrane is provided comprising an inorganic, solid porous filtration membrane supported by an inorganic, solid porous support, said supported membrane comprising nanoparticles of a metal coordination polymer with cn ligands comprising mn+ cations, where m is a transition metal and n is 2 or 3; and alk+y[m′(cn)m]x− anions where alk is an alkaline metal, y is 0, 1 or 2, m′ is a transition metal, x is 3 or 4, and m is 6 or 8; said mn+ cations of the coordination polymer being bound through an organometallic or coordination bond to an organic group of an organic graft chemically attached to the surface of the filtration membrane, inside the pores of the filtration membrane, and optionally inside the pores of the support. The supported membrane may be used in a process for separating at least one metal cation and solid particles from a liquid medium containing the same.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150235389

Automated color processing and selection platform

A color selection system is described herein that provides a facility for customers to receive color selection assistance for color-related buying decisions. The system divides color space into harmonious groups based on hue, chroma, and saturation whereby every major hue family is represented in each color group. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150235242

System and method for interactive forecasting, news, and data on risk portfolio website

A system receives public opinion information and then generates statistical output based upon the received information. Users access the system and enter their opinions or projections with respect to a particular subject. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150234494

Non-overlapped integral capacitive touch screen with ito (indium tin oxide) layer and manufacturing method thereof

Disclosed are a non-overlapped integral capacitive touch screen with an ito (indium tin oxide) layer and the manufacturing method thereof. The non-overlapped integral capacitive touch screen with the ito layer comprises a transparent substrate, and a silicon dioxide layer, a niobium pentoxide layer, a black resin layer, ito electrodes and an insulating layer sequentially laminated on the transparent substrate. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150234360

Construction arrangement applied to electromagnetic or magnetic watch

Constructive arrangement applied in electromagnetic or magnetic watch, consisting of a mechanism that works by magnetic force. In this condition, besides proportioning the user an option for a mechanism with low power consumption, enables that the same be constructed in a total transparent form, without the need of traditional pinions and gears than that of traditional watches.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150234095

Optical waveguide and dry film for optical waveguide production

The present invention provides an optical waveguide excellent in all of transparency, a bending property and heat resistance and a dry film for manufacturing an optical waveguide. A clad layer of the optical waveguide according to the present invention is formed by using a dry film containing a polymer comprising at least a (meth)acrylate monomer with an epoxy group and a (meth)acrylate monomer without an epoxy group; and cationic or anionic curing initiator.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233794

Magnetic needle separation and optical monitoring

Apparatuses and methods for removing magnetic particles from suspensions are described. One embodiment of the apparatus is called a magnetic needle.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233567

Heat pipe for cooling optical sources

Embodiments generally relate to heat pipes and methods for fabricating the same. In one embodiment, the heat pipe comprises a first section bonded to a second section such that a first channel is enclosed therebetween; and a liquid partly filling the first channel. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233466

Automatic transmission

A carrier having short pinion gears and long pinion gears is made compact, and the mountability of the carrier on vehicles is improved. In a structure of the carrier, short pinion gear housing spaces are formed between thick-walled portions of a carrier body and a carrier cover, and long pinion gear housing spaces are formed between flange portions and the carrier cover. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233452

Actuator for vehicle latch and vehicle latch with actuator

An actuator for a latch is provided, the actuator having: a motor operatively coupled to a gear train; and a rack moveably mounted to the actuator for linear movement with respect to a housing of the actuator, wherein the gear train comprises: a worm; a worm gear and a pinion gear, wherein the pinion gear is rotatably mounted to the worm gear and the pinion gear has a plurality of teeth configured to engage a portion of the rack, wherein the axis of rotation of the worm is perpendicular to the axis of rotation of the worm gear and the pinion gear.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233438

Vehicle disc brake caliper body

One embodiment of the present invention provides a caliper body including an acting portion having a cylinder bore; a union boss portion having a union hole; and a bleeder boss portion having a bleeder hole. The union boss portion is formed at a central portion of a side surface of the acting portion in a circumferential direction of a disc brake rotor, the side surface being opposite to a side surface facing the disc brake rotor. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233387

Method of assembling a serial fan

A serial fan assembling method includes the steps of providing a first and a second fan; providing a union member having a bottom panel and two side panels, which together define a receiving space having a top forming a first open side and two axially opposite ends respectively forming a second open side; connecting the first fan to the side panels of the union member via the first open side; and connecting the second fan to the side panels of the union member via the first open side, or connecting the second fan to the bottom panel of the union member via one of the second open sides, so that the first and the second fan connected to the union member are serially located in the receiving space and connected to each other.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233368

Rack and pinion driven gas compressor

A gas compressor is provided. The gas compressor comprises a motor, a pinion operatively coupled to the motor, a rack gear driven by the pinion, at least one inlet gas connection and at least one outlet gas connection, and a piston and piston rod reciprocal within a compressor cylinder. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233147

Actuator for vehicle latch and multi-function rack for use with the actuator

An actuator for a latch is provided, the actuator having: a motor operatively coupled to a gear train; and a rack moveably mounted to the actuator for linear movement with respect to a housing of the actuator, wherein the gear train comprises: a worm; a worm gear and a pinion gear, wherein the pinion gear is rotatably mounted to the worm gear and the pinion gear has a plurality of teeth configured to engage a portion of the rack, wherein the axis of rotation of the worm is perpendicular to the axis of rotation of the worm gear and the pinion gear and wherein the rack is configured to operatively couple the gear train to a locking lever of the latch and the rack also has a cam surface configured to actuate a switch as the rack is moved by the gear train.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233097

Rotatable counterweight assembly

A rotatable counterweight assembly is mounted on a hose and contains a body and a rotary loop. The body includes a first segment, a second segment, an outer fence formed between the first segment and the second segment, and an open channel longitudinally extending along an x axis and between the first segment and the second segment to define a first opening; a horizontal width of the channel along a z axis allows the hose placing in the channel, and a radial depth of the channel along a y axis allows the hose accommodating in the channel. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150233056

Purification process for partly-hydrolyzed cellulose

A method of recovering purified partly-hydrolyzed cellulose (36) from a composition (14) comprising partly-hydrolyzed cellulose and an acid, such as sulfuric acid. A base (28) having a cation that forms a precipitate with the anion of the acid is added to the composition. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232914

Method for measuring cholesterol in high-density lipoprotein

Provided is a method for measuring cholesterol in high-density lipoprotein (hdl) simply and accurately. A method for measuring cholesterol in high-density lipoprotein in a specimen, comprising reacting the specimen with i) a cholesterol ester hydrolase and a cholesterol oxidase, or ii) a cholesterol ester hydrolase, an oxidized coenzyme, and a cholesterol dehydrogenase, in an aqueous medium comprising at least one substance selected from the group consisting of pyridinium salts and quaternary ammonium salts each having a specific structure, and a polyanion to form hydrogen peroxide or reduced coenzyme and measuring the formed hydrogen peroxide or reduced coenzyme.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232834

Partitioning of dna sequencing libraries into host and microbial components

Described herein is a method for isolating microbial dna from a sample that comprises host dna and microbial dna. In some embodiments, the method may comprise: obtaining a tagged dna sample, wherein the tagged dna sample contains host dna and microbial dna, both comprising an appended universal adaptor; b) hybridizing the extracted dna, in solution, with affinity-tagged rna probes generated by in vitro transcribing, in the presence of an affinity-tagged ribonucleotide, a library of fragmented host dna that has been ligated to an rna promoter adaptor; c) binding the product of step b) with a capture agent that is tethered to a substrate, in the presence of rna oligonucleotides that are complementary to or have the same sequence as one or more strands of the universal adaptor, thereby capturing the host dna on the substrate; and d) collecting the unbound dna, wherein the unbound dna comprises the microbial dna.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232777

Ionic liquids containing symmetric quaternary phosphonium cations and phosphorus-containing anions, and their use as lubricant additives

Wherein r1, r2, r3, and r4 are equivalent and selected from hydrocarbon groups containing at least three carbon atoms, and x− is a phosphorus-containing anion, particularly an organophosphate, organophosphonate, or organophosphinate anion, or a thio-substituted analog thereof containing hydrocarbon groups with at least three carbon atoms. Also described are lubricant compositions comprising the above ionic liquid and a base oil, wherein the ionic liquid is dissolved in the base oil. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232705

Polishing composition

To provide a polishing composition, in which a high polishing rate for a barrier layer and an insulation film can sufficiently be maintained, a polishing rate of a low dielectric material can sufficiently be suppressed, and aggregation of abrasive grains can be prevented. The invention is a polishing composition to be used for an application of polishing a polishing object having a barrier layer, a metal wiring layer, and an insulation film, comprising an oxidizing agent, and a nonionic compound having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000 or less.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232694

Ink composition, ink set, and black ink set

Disclosed herein is an ink composition, including: a pigment; acetylenediol having an hlb of less than 4; and an anionic surfactant, in which the mass ratio of the acetylene diol to the anionic surfactant is 0.30 to 4.0.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232679

Ink set for inkjet recording and inkjet recording method

An ink set for inkjet recording includes: a first ink containing a black dye and a polyamine; and a second ink containing a black pigment having a coat of an anionic resin. An inkjet recording method includes: ejecting a first ink containing a black dye and a polyamine onto a recording medium through an inkjet recording head; and ejecting a second ink containing a black pigment having a coat of an anionic resin onto the first ink ejected on the recording medium through an inkjet recording head.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232648

Three-dimensional prototyping composition

A three-dimensional prototyping composition includes a construction powder mixture and an inkjet liquid. The construction powder mixture includes a powdery molding material and a powdery binding agent. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232634

Surface treatment agent and surface treatment method

A surface treatment agent and a surface treatment method capable of imparting excellent corrosion resistance while enhancing adhesion between a surface of a metal substrate and a resin-containing layer. The surface treatment agent for treating a surface of a metal substrate includes an acrylic resin having a carboxyl group and a hydroxyl group, an oxazoline group-containing compound and metal particles containing at least one of nb, ca and nd. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232627

Acrylamide-based crosslinking monomers, their preparation, and uses thereof

A process for preparing an acrylamide-based crosslinking monomer comprising reacting in the presence of a catalyst an isocyanate compound containing at least two isocyanate groups with one of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid. These acrylamide-based crosslinking monomers are used in the preparation of coating compositions, adhesive compositions curable by applying thermal or radiation energy, and in the preparation of cation or anion exchange membranes.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232590

Composition of organic peroxide without a colloid agent

An aqueous emulsion composition of organic peroxide without a protective colloid agent wherein the emulsifying agent is a nonionic surfactant chosen exclusively from a block copolymer including at least one alkylene oxide block, a block copolymer including at least two alkylene oxide blocks, an alkoxylated fatty alcohol, an alkoxylated fatty acid, an alkoxylated vegetable or animal oil (hydrogenated or not) or a mixture of a plurality of these elements. Also, a method for producing this composition and specific uses thereof.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232495

Ferric organic compounds, uses thereof and methods of making same

The present invention discloses a novel form of ferric organic compounds, including a form of ferric citrate, which are soluble over a wider range of ph, and which have a large active surface area. The ferric organic compounds of the present invention can be delivered effectively by oral route with better delivery to treat patients suffering from hyperphosphatemia, metabolic acidosis and other disorders responsive to ferric organic compound therapy.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232378

Low-e panels with ternary metal oxide dielectric layer and method for forming the same

Embodiments provided herein describe a low-e panel and a method for forming a low-e panel. A transparent substrate is provided. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232340

Microporous/mesoporous carbon

Hierarchically porous graphitic (hpg) carbon is provided via improved methods. The first approach is based on forming a 3-d polymer network from a first precursor and a second precursor and carbonizing it. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232151

Companionway closures for a boat

A sliding hatch for a boat including a vertical bulkhead and deck having an opening with vertical and horizontal sections defining a companionway for access to areas below the deck. A door is pivotally mounted to a bulkhead adjacent the vertical opening and movable for access to the vertical section of the companionway. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150232119

Power steering system for automobiles

Steering boxes currently available on the market in order to convert the rotation of the steering wheel into the angular rotation of the wheels are not suitable to be partially built into the rim of the wheels of an electric car. In addition, existing boxes do not allow the independent rotation of the wheels or wide turning radii. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231768

Squeezing clamp hammer union torque tool

A uniquely designed torque wrench having a torque body, the torque body attached to a frictional squeezing clamp, and a lug socket which is rotationally connected to the frictional squeezing clamp. The frictional squeezing clamp entering a contracted stated during extension of a rod of a hydraulic cylinder, and entering an expanded state during the retraction of the rod of a hydraulic cylinder, the lug socket turning the wing nut of a hammer union.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231632

Spin elute tube

Provided are devices for recovery of cells from a microfluidic device.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231624

Process for regeneration of ionic liquid catalyst

The present invention relates to a regeneration process for producing a regenerated ionic liquid catalyst from solids formed in an ionic liquid alkylation process wherein a first ionic liquid is used as a catalyst which is a composite ionic liquid comprising ammonium cations, and anions being composite coordinate anions derived from two or more metal salts, wherein at least one metal salt is an aluminium salt and any further metal salt is a salt of a metal selected from the group consisting of group ib elements of the periodic table, group iib elements of the periodic table and transition elements of the periodic table, the regeneration process comprising (a) removing the solids from the reaction zone of the alkylation process; and (b) subsequently treating the solids with a second ionic liquid made from an ammonium salt as cation, and an aluminium salt as anion which is the same as the aluminium salt present in the first ionic liquid. The process of the invention provides means to more efficiently run an ionic liquid alkylation process with less impact on the environment than processes known from the prior art.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231592

Dual phase column membrane protein micro-reactor and use thereof

The present invention relates to a biphasic microreactor for membrane proteins pretreatment comprising cation exchange and anion exchange materials packed in sequence in a container as stationary phase, where membrane proteins capture, ph adjustment, reduction, alkylation and tryptic digestion processed in situ. Thus the microreactor has advantages of high recovery, ease of operation, high efficiency and high throughput.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231304

Artificial bone nanocomposite and method of manufacture

A composition suitable for bone replacement is provided. The composition is a nanocomposite matrix, resembling both the structure and the properties of natural bone, including morphology, composition and mechanical characteristics. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231209

Stimulation of ovarian follicle development and oocyte maturation

Methods are provided for stimulating ovarian follicles in a mammal through disruption of the hippo signaling pathway.. . ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231157

Casein micelles for nanoencapsulation of hydrophobic compounds

The present invention relates to the field of food technology and delivery of hydrophobic biologically active compounds, particularly nutrients, via food products and beverages. In particular the present invention provides isolated casein micelles useful for the encapsulation of hydrophobic nutrients, therapeutic and cosmetic compounds, compositions thereof and methods of preparing the micelles.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231103

Method for manufacturing refined chlorogenic acids composition

Provided is a method for producing a chlorogenic acids composition having a reduced caffeine content and good taste and favor, capable of efficiently recovering high purity of chlorogenic acids from a chlorogenic acids-containing composition. The method for producing a purified chlorogenic acids composition comprises a step a of bringing a chlorogenic acids-containing composition into contact with a cation exchange resin; a step b of bringing the liquid obtained in the step a into contact with an anion exchange resin; and a step c of bringing an eluent into contact with the anion exchange resin after the step b.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231073

Amphoteric liposomes

A serum-stable mixture of lipids capable of encapsulating an active agent to form a liposome, said mixture comprising phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine in a ratio in the range of about 0.5 to about 8. The mixture may also include ph sensitive anionic and cationic amphiphiles, such that the mixture is amphoteric, being negatively charged or neutral at ph 7.4 and positively charged at ph 4. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150231072

Stabilized, sprayable emulsion containing active agent particles

A sprayable emulsion is provided. The emulsion can be used in the treatment of various skin conditions. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150230831

Lateral plate

A bone plate system is provided. The system includes two or more fastener locks stacked on top of each other and located between two holes in a plate adapted to receive bone fasteners. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150230787

Retracting tissue

A surgical retractor for retracting body tissue in a therapeutic procedure includes two lateral arms each having a block with an aperture extending transverse to a longitudinal axis of the arm. The distal end of each arm pivotably supports a retractor blade. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150230499

Dietary compositions comprising capsules obtained by coacervation without the use of toxic cross-linking agents

Method for preparing double-walled capsules includes: a) dispersing a lipophilic active principle in an aqueous solution containing at least one anionic and at least one cationic polymer; b) adjusting the ph so that the positive charges of the cationic polymer balance the negative charges of the anionic polymer to induce coacervation; c) adsorbing resulting coacervate droplets on the surface of the active principle to form capsules; d) introducing a solution of anionic polymers into the reaction medium obtained in step (c); e) introducing the resulting mixture into a unit forming drops; f) mixing the resulting drops with a solution of divalent salts and forming the double-walled capsules. The method uses no cross-linking agents and the nutritional active principle is selected from among bioactive lipids, salts of trace elements, liposoluble vitamins, prebiotics, probiotics, proteins and/or concentrates of milk proteins, vegetable or animal enzymes, peptides and amino acids, sugars, flavour enhancers.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150230459

Pesticidal/ovicidal composition and pesticidal/ovicidal method

A pesticidal/ovicidal composition comprising: (a) 50-99.9 parts by mass of a triglyceride containing not less than 50% of oleic acid as a fatty acid component; (b) 0.1-20 parts by mass of a nonionic surface active agent; and (c) 0-30 parts by mass of a glycerin derivative. The composition according to the invention has not only a pesticidal activity but also an ovicidal activity on crop pests, and provides a safe and high pesticidal/ovicidal effect.. ... Conio Inc

08/20/15 / #20150230457

Microbicidal composition

An aqueous microbicidal composition having two components. The first component is 0.5-5 wt % of a mixture of 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150229782

Notification volume adjustment based on distance from paired device

. . System and method for adjusting a sound notification volume a mobile device are disclosed. Accordingly, the transmission signal strength is measured at the mobile device for a transmission link between the mobile device and a smart companion device that is paired with the mobile device. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150229290

Piezoelectric thin film element, method for manufacturing the same, and electronic device including piezoelectric thin film element

An alkali-niobate-based piezoelectric thin film element includes a substrate, a lower electrode film on the substrate, a piezoelectric thin film on the lower electrode film, and an upper electrode film on the piezoelectric thin film. The piezoelectric thin film is made of an alkali-niobate-based piezoelectric material represented by the formula (naxkyliz)nbo3, where 0≦x≦1, 0≦y≦1, 0≦z≦0.2, and x+y+z=1. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150229004

Heat resistant battery and method for charging and discharging the same

A heat resistant battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material fixed on the positive electrode current collector, wherein the positive electrode active material includes a sodium-containing transition metal compound capable of electrochemically storing and releasing a sodium ion; a negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material fixed on the negative electrode current collector, wherein the negative electrode active material contains at least one selected from the group consisting of a sodium-containing titanium compound and a non-graphitizable carbon, each of the sodium-containing titanium compound and the non-graphitizable carbon capable of storing and releasing a sodium ion at a lower potential than a potential of the sodium-containing transition metal compound; and a sodium ion-conductive electrolyte provided at least between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein the sodium ion-conductive electrolyte includes a salt of an organic cation having a pyrrolidinium skeleton and a bis(perfluoroalkyl sulfonyl)imide anion.. . ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228995

Fuel cell membrane electrode assembly and method for producing the same, and fuel cell

The membrane electrode assembly (mea) of the present invention is a fuel cell mea including an anion exchange membrane and a catalyst layer disposed on the surface of the membrane. In the mea, the anion exchange membrane is an anion-conducting polymer electrolyte membrane in which a graft chain having anion conducting ability is graft-polymerized on a substrate formed of a skived film of ultra-high molecular weight polyolefin. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228971

Positive active material, positive electrode and lithium battery including the positive active material, and method of manufacturing the positive active material

In formula 1, m comprises at least one selected from aluminum (al), titanium (ti), scandium (sc), vanadium (v), yttrium (y), niobium (nb), hafnium (hf), tantalum (ta), silicon (si), gallium (ga), and germanium (ge), and −1≦a≦1, 0≦b≦2, 0≦c≦2, 0≦d≦2, and 0≦e≦1.. . ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228950

Organic-inorganic composite anion exchange membrane containing polyvinylidene fluoride polymer for non-aqueous redox flow battery and method for preparing the same

An organic-inorganic composite anion exchange membrane for non-aqueous redox flow batteries, which contains a polyvinylidene fluoride polymer, and a method for preparing the same are disclosed.. . ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228842

Complementary traveling masks

A method of processing a solar cell is disclosed, where a chained patterned ion implant is performed to create a workpiece having a lightly doped surface having more heavily doped regions. This configuration may be used in various embodiments, such as for selective emitter solar cells. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228408

Perovskite material with anion-controlled dielectric properties, thin film capacitor device, and method for manufacturing the same

A crystalline perovskite crystalline composite paraelectric material includes nano-regions containing rich n3− anions dispersed in a nano-grain sized matrix of crystalline oxide perovskite material, wherein (abo3−δ)α-(abo3−δ−γnγ)1−α. A represents a divalent element, b represents a tetravalent element, γ satisfies 0.005≦γ≦1.0, 1−α satisfies 0.05≦1−α≦0.9, and 1−α is an area ratio between the regions containing rich n3− anions and the matrix of remaining oxide perovskite material.. ... Conio Inc

08/13/15 / #20150228395

Ferrite sintered body, ferrite core, and coil component

[solution] a ferrite sintered body includes a crystal grain of